Just wondering

Could [name]Emerson[/name] be spelt Emmasyn? It gives a more direct route to [name]Emma[/name] and if I were to call a child [name]Emerson[/name] it would be because there are too many [name]Emma[/name]'s. Which spelling is better Emmasyn, [name]Emerson[/name], [name]Emmerson[/name]? Help

Emmasyn looks a lot girlier but it’s a totally different name to me. I’m guessing it’s our accents but [name]Emerson[/name], to me, is said like [name]EM[/name]-er-son–the “R” is definitely pronounced! I actually like [name]Emmerson[/name] better for a girl because that’s how a little girl I know of spells it. I generally prefer the traditional spellings, though, and would only ever suggest [name]Emerson[/name] (although I probably wouldn’t suggest it at all–it’s too gorgeous of a boys’ name for me!).

It just looks like a butchered spelling to me, sorry.

Sorry, Emmasyn falls into the “kre8tif” category for me. I once knew a family who named their daughter [name]Emmalee[/name] so they could shorten it to [name]Emma[/name]. It never made sense to me. [name]Emily[/name] sounds the same, [name]Emmalee[/name] looks weird, and she will have to explain her whole life that her name is “[name]Emma[/name], short for [name]Emmalee[/name] spelled E M M A L E E, no not [name]Emma[/name]-[name]Lee[/name] and not [name]Emily[/name].” What a pain.

Well that’s [name]Emmerson[/name] to Emmason basically. I think it looks a little strange. I like [name]Emerson[/name] better.

I’m actually a fan of some creative spellings, however, with the name [name]Emerson[/name] or [name]Emmerson[/name], I would definitely pronounce the r. Emmasyn doesnt quite seem right for me. If you love [name]Emma[/name], use it! But if you are really against it, I suggest [name]Emmalyn[/name], [name]Emeline[/name], [name]Emmaline[/name]. I personally like [name]Emmalyn[/name] the best, especially since I know a lovely young lady named [name]Emmalyn[/name]. Good luck!

I pronounce [name]Emerson[/name] as emma-son as I am from Australia.

I really can’t stand either on a girl, but at least [name]Emerson[/name] is a real name

I would go [name]Emmeline[/name] or even [name]Ember[/name], assuming you find [name]Emily[/name] too popular too.

I’ve seen a few (Australian) [name]Emersyn[/name]/Emmersyns. I’m not a big fan of it, honestly. If I had to go down that road I would go for [name]Emerson[/name]. I don’t really love [name]Emerson[/name], (why are we naming girls “son of [name]Emery[/name]” anyway?) but it’s the best of the bunch. Random y’s don’t improve anything aesthetically, [name]IMO[/name].

I was just wondering as I named a doll [name]Emma[/name] ages ago and wanted to know the best spelling was or should her name just be [name]Emma[/name]?

It depends on your style. [name]Emma[/name] is the more classic choice. [name]Emerson[/name] will make more of a statement, but also date more.

Oh, and good taste on the dolls’ names. My dolls didn’t have it so good when I was a kid. :wink:

[name]Emerson[/name] could be spelt Emmasyn… but I don’t think it should. [name]Emerson[/name], [name]Emmerson[/name], [name]Emma[/name], [name]Emilienne[/name], [name]Emmeline[/name], [name]Emery[/name] - all much easier choices.

My dolls are [name]Freda[/name] and [name]Emma[/name]. [name]Freda[/name] after the sesame street baby. My teddies are [name]Rosemary[/name] (named when I was 5), [name]Rosie[/name] (the rose carrying rabbit), [name]Rosetta[/name] the pink bunny and her baby [name]Rosa[/name].

I know an [name]Emaleigh[/name], which I really like! It’s like [name]Emily[/name], but [name]Emma[/name] [name]Lee[/name], too. She goes by [name]Ema[/name] :slight_smile: