What do you think of this girl name?

posted 2 weeks ago in Babies
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  • Post # 2
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    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2016

    It’s okay. I liked Emily better though but that’s me.

    Post # 3
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2018

    Sorry. I’m just thinking “emery board”. Don’t get me wrong, pretty in principle.

    Post # 4
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    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2016

    I’m not a fan. It’s not horrible but it just seems like one of those names that’s trying too hard to be unique.

    Post # 5
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    Bumble bee

    Hate it. Sounds like a made up “YOOnique” name like Navaeh.

    Agree with the Bee who mentioned emery boards.

    Post # 6
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    Honey bee

    I think she’ll spend a lot of her life telling people no, not Emily, Emery. 

    Kids with made-up names such as Emerie are stuck with dealing with one additional and avoidable challenge in life…

    Post # 7
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    Helper bee

    It’s funny people think it’s a made up name. There is an Emery in my friends family, and he is 88 years old. So, while it is in fact a real name, I of course think of this man that’s a great-grandpa.

    Post # 8
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2017

    Also makes me think of emery boards. Not a fan. Sorry.

    Post # 9
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2018

    bear123 :  do you know what, I had a feeling it was a mans name I’d heard before. Not that that’s necessarily a reason not to use it. Evelyn was a man’s names until it became popular for girls and Declan is an Irish boys name that I understand is popular with girls.

    Post # 10
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2018

    It’s not a made-up name. It’s a name originally from German, and it means industrious. I like it. I do prefer Emery to Emerie though, since the second spelling seems like it’s trying to be too cutesy.

    Post # 11
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    Worker bee

    My grade school best friend named her girl Emery. It’s endearing and beautiful. I would not use it but I like it very much. It comes with lots of cute pet names, em, emi, mer, mery, ri pronounced “ree”, remmi. It’s up to you. Some people feel strongly a different spelling or unique name is too complicated for a child. I don’t see it as any more difficult than a more common name that is long like Adrianna or Alexandra. 

    I work ems and meet and learn lots of names. The worst offenders? No harm meant to anyone named these btw. 

    Shy’quail, passion, “D”, bubba, princess, eternity, magic, Dearborn, queen, storm, boots, Zoolander, comet, ecstasy and Constantine. Why???

    As long as the first name isn’t hyphenated, apostrophed, a stripper name or “Batman” “Satan” and isn’t simply a letter “D” “C” etc then I think you should go with what you love. 

     

    Post # 12
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2017

    I like it, but I prefer the spelling Emory. 

    Post # 13
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    Helper bee

    I really like Emery, but really dislike Emerie.  I also love the name Avery a lot so I think that’s why I feel so strongly on spelling.

    Post # 14
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    Emery was a pretty big freight/shipping company for 40 years, my dad worked there…As a teacher, I would say stick with Emily.

    Post # 15
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: February 2020

    gabrieladawson :  Constantine is a proper real name not like the others mentioned.   My favourite Russian Duke was Konstantin Konstantinovich.

    As for Emery,  it too makes me think Emery board.    Sorry.

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