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Macey or Amali?
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#1 tracey8665

Posted 06 December 2012 - 09:00 PM

Which do you prefer for a girl?

#2 Feral_Pooks

Posted 06 December 2012 - 09:08 PM

I like Macy spelled like this, Amali is beautiful too. Sorry, I'm no help. I like both.

#3 lactasticmama

Posted 06 December 2012 - 09:20 PM

I prefer Amali, its pretty, but it never seems complete to me, like its missing something. It may be cause my son is Marley though.

#4 Just Another Cat

Posted 06 December 2012 - 09:20 PM

Macey, but both are lovely.

#5 la di dah

Posted 06 December 2012 - 09:22 PM

I don't know how Amali is said (ah-MAHL-ee or ah-MAY-lee or something else?) but I'd almost certainly have to prefer it over Macey/Macy.

Macy is all Macy Gray and Macy's department store/parade to me. Admittedly I don't think you have Macy's department store out here but its NMS.

#6 Bomber girl

Posted 06 December 2012 - 09:25 PM


#7 tickledpink72

Posted 06 December 2012 - 09:31 PM

I prefer Macey, although like the PP I prefer it spelled Macy.

#8 katniss

Posted 06 December 2012 - 09:38 PM

I like Amali. If we had a daughter, we were going to call her Amalia.

#9 tracey8665

Posted 06 December 2012 - 09:45 PM

Thanks for your opinions! I'm open to alternative spellings. I like Amali because it is less mainstream, although I think Macey sounds nicer.
Keep the opinions coming please!

#10 Gudrun

Posted 06 December 2012 - 10:20 PM

Macey for me.   But I really like Amalia.

#11 Kitty Fantastico

Posted 06 December 2012 - 10:41 PM


#12 PoshMosh

Posted 06 December 2012 - 10:47 PM

I like Macey but spelt as Macy.

#13 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:05 PM


#14 erindiv

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:15 PM

I'm more of a 'mainstream name' person, but out of the two I prefer Macey. Amali just sounds like Emily IMO.

#15 la di dah

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:22 PM

Am I going to be the last person loving Emily?  cry1.gif

#16 pinkcupcakes

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:26 PM

QUOTE (la di dah @ 06/12/2012, 09:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
'd almost certainly have to prefer it over Macey/Macy.

Macy is all Macy Gray and Macy's department store/parade to me. Admittedly I don't think you have Macy's department store out here but its NMS.

this. and mace...isnt that pepper spray...hmm.
what's wrong with emily? i still like it, LDD!

Edited by pinkcupcakes, 06 December 2012 - 11:27 PM.

#17 erindiv

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:27 PM

QUOTE (la di dah @ 07/12/2012, 12:22 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Am I going to be the last person loving Emily?  cry1.gif

I love the name Emily original.gif I just don't like names that look like trendy re-spellings/re-pronunciations of ordinary names.

I'm wierd like that  original.gif

#18 la di dah

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:36 PM

QUOTE (erindiv @ 07/12/2012, 12:27 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I love the name Emily original.gif I just don't like names that look like trendy re-spellings/re-pronunciations of ordinary names.

I'm wierd like that  original.gif

I'd prefer Emily but I don't think they're said the same? I'm guessing. Maybe some sort of hybrid with Amelie?

I like Emily but people tend to diss it as uninterestingly common.

Edited by la di dah, 06 December 2012 - 11:37 PM.

#19 erindiv

Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:41 PM

QUOTE (la di dah @ 07/12/2012, 12:36 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I like Emily but people tend to diss it as uninterestingly common.

I have been asked a few times why I gave my two 'boring' names  rolleyes.gif

#20 BabyBumbleBee

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:11 AM

Not a fan of either but Macey is definitely the better of the two. What about Maisie or Mali? I like both of these.

#21 bright*future

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:14 AM

I have a niece Amali and it is pronounced (in our family anyway) A-Mah-Lee.

#22 Bel Rowley

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:57 AM

Macey by a long way for me, although it's not one of my favourites I have an irrational dislike of Amali/Amahli/Amalia/Mali.

QUOTE (la di dah @ 07/12/2012, 12:22 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Am I going to be the last person loving Emily?  cry1.gif

I don't think so. I've always thought Emily was a beautiful name, it was on my original middle name list for Claudia.

#23 Feral_Pooks

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:14 AM

I never connected Amali with Emily?? A-MAH-lee. Nope, don't see it.

#24 GreenEgg

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:20 AM

I prefer the Macy spelling over Macey, to me that looks like it has an e for no reason.  And I am not sure about Amali, I prefer either Amahli or Amelie

#25 emlis22

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:33 AM

I prefer Amali. Macey does nothing for me. I really like Maisie though.

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