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#1 Melissa

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 03:14 PM

Hi everyone! Ever heard of the name Elodie? It's growing on me...any middle name suggestions? Thanks!
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Posted 21 April 2008 - 03:46 PM

Elodie is gorgeous!! What about:

Elodie Cadence
Elodie Geneva
Elodie Giselle
Elodie Jasmine
Elodie Margaret

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 03:49 PM

Danni, I love the suggestion of Elodie Cadence! :) That's so pretty! Thanks!

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 03:51 PM

Élodie is simply gorgeous, it looks so sweet and feminine!

Élodie Michelle
Élodie Rebecca
Élodie Gabrielle
Élodie Alexandra
Élodie Francesca
Élodie Pearl
Élodie Amalia (a-mahl-ya)
Élodie Martina
Élodie Calista
Élodie Rowan
Élodie Marianne
Élodie Josephina
Élodie Violetta

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 03:53 PM

It's pretty. I had too look it up, since I've never heard of it before. I also like the variant Elodia (pr: "eh LO dee ah").
Elodie Madeleine
Elodie Jacqueline
Elodie Beatrix
Eldoie Charlotte
Elodie Félicité/Felicity
Elodie Margaux

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 04:00 PM

Thanks for all the comments! I think Elodie is going to move up on my list. :)

Kate, you spelled Elodie with an accent on the E. Is there a reason for that? I'm just curious...

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 04:08 PM

you spelled Elodie with an accent on the E. Is there a reason for that?


Well, it's the original French spelling (it's pronounced something like ay-loh-DEE), and some keyboards don't have accents - snce mine does, I'm taking advantage of it :)

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 04:10 PM

Well, it's the original French spelling


Should I use the accent on the E, then? Do you think most people will still pronounce it EL-oh-dee?

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 04:16 PM

If you want EL-oh-dee, then I'd forget about the accent, since it may confuse people.

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 04:18 PM

If you want EL-oh-dee, then I'd forget about the accent, since it may confuse people.

I agree whole heartedly with Kate. If you want the name pronounced EL-oh-dee, then leave off the accent. And since you're an American most people will likely still pronounce it incorrectly even with it. It's sad, but true.

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 04:28 PM

And since you're an American most people will likely still pronounce it incorrectly even with it. It's sad, but true.


Really? Why do you say that? I'm just curious. How do you think people would pronounce it?

BTW, thanks for that input. I'm glad I know now! :)

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 05:15 PM

At first glance I wasn't that fond of it, but after saying it out loud a few times I think it's a beautiful name for a little girl :) I love Elodie Beatrix!

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 05:16 PM

Most Americans, I've found, will pronounce things phonetically according to the English language. They wont necessarily pickup that this name is of French origin, and therefore would pronounce it the English way - "EL-oh-dee", not the French "eh-loh-DEE".

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 05:18 PM

Most Americans, I've found, will pronounce things phonetically according to the English language. They wont necessarily pickup that this name is of French origin, and therefore would pronounce it the English way - "EL-oh-dee", not the French "eh-loh-DEE".


Cait's absolutely right. Especially after attending the school reunion thing with Josh, I can't even begin to tell you how many people thought we were pronouncing Victoire weird; that it was supposed to be just some odd spelling of "Victory".

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 05:18 PM

EL-oh-dee is the pronunciation I like...so that's a good thing.

I really like Elodie Beatrix!

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 05:21 PM

I'm so glad! Elodie Beatrix is one of my favorite combos. :)

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 05:22 PM

Thanks for everyone's input! They're all very helpful!

Does Elodie Beatrix or Elodie Cadence go well with Isabella and Lilly?

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 05:23 PM

Isabella, Lilly, and Elodie... I think they sound absolutely amazing together!!!

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 05:25 PM

Thanks, I'm really starting to like Elodie a lot now.

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Posted 21 April 2008 - 05:27 PM

Isabella, Lilly, and Elodie... I think they sound absolutely amazing together!!!

Charity, as usual, :) is right on the money! All three names sound wonderful together. I think Isabella Christine, Lilliana Megan, & Elodie Beatrix flow the best!




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