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Finley vs. Elliette

These are our two favorite names for a girl. (We pronounce Elliette the same at Elliot.) Please pick which name you think is best. Thanks so much..

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Poll created: Oct 24, 2013
Total Votes: 21


Sweet mother of.... I think my eyes burned out at Elliette. No.
posted by guest :: Oct 24, 2013 10:46 AM | report
Finley is a boy’s name so no, no, no ! Elliette is a pretty French girl’s name - female version of Elliot.
posted by guest :: Oct 24, 2013 10:50 AM | report
Elliette is so pretty, I love it but pronounced Elli-ett
posted by guest :: Oct 24, 2013 10:51 AM | report
Not Finley, please.
posted by guest :: Oct 24, 2013 10:52 AM | report
I like Elliette, actually. It looks very feminine and girly (like Juliette). Ellie for short is cute :)

Not a fan of Finley for a girl.
posted by guest :: Oct 24, 2013 10:53 AM | report
There is no female version of Elliot, whatever source you got Elliette being French from was inaccurate.

These are both boys names and one is misspelled.
posted by guest :: Oct 24, 2013 10:54 AM | report
Finley is a boys name and I prefer Elliette splet Elliot/Elliott.
posted by Aditi :: Oct 24, 2013 11:11 AM | report
I really really don’t like either - it it were for a boy either would be fine - simply b/c you are spelling Elliot wrong does not make it a girl’s name.
posted by guest :: Oct 24, 2013 11:22 AM | report
Eeekk they are out today! I feel sorry you’ve gotten negative comment after negative comment. Just because this is an annonymous forum people feel they can be rude and it’s unfortunate.

I see you said these are your favorite names so I’ll do my best to be kind. Neither are my style so forgive me. Finley is cute but I don’t feel it will age well. I can’t imagine a mom named Finley. Elliette is pretty but I feel you may run into pronunciation issues. Elliot is used for a girl from time to time and I think that spelling is fine. Plus you still have the Ellie option for a nickname and people will know how to spell her name.

Good luck!
posted by guest :: Oct 24, 2013 11:27 AM | report
Elliette is most definitely French.
I lived there for a few years and knew several girls with the name !
posted by guest :: Oct 24, 2013 11:30 AM | report
Elliette is a beautiful name and Finley is nice but I think only for a boy, sorry.
posted by guest :: Oct 24, 2013 11:31 AM | report
Adding -ette to a name does not make it French. It is not French and no reliable websites state it as such, most do not have it listed at all.
posted by guest :: Oct 24, 2013 11:45 AM | report
Out of these, Finley. If you were spelling Elliette Elliot/Elliott I’d say go with that, but I don’t like the spelling Elliette and I don’t consider it an authentic spelling (sorry!) Elliot/Elliott still has the feminine nickname Ellie/Elle. Good luck!
posted by R :: Oct 24, 2013 11:46 AM | report
I like both names, I am fond of unisex names. I personally like Finley Elliott, why can’t you use both?
posted by Christy :: Oct 24, 2013 12:16 PM | report
Everyone will think she is a boy if you did that and most people dont consider them unisex.
posted by guest :: Oct 24, 2013 12:25 PM | report
I love both names but I like the spelling Eliot for a girl.

posted by guest :: Oct 25, 2013 02:17 AM | report

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