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#1 Sheeva33

Posted 08 May 2019 - 11:27 AM

hello again!! I need your help please! Now hubby really started to like name Madeline and I think I like Megan more. So any thoughts and ideas are welcome! thanks uuu! :yes:

#2 Veritas Vinum Arte

Posted 08 May 2019 - 11:38 AM

Madeline for me.

#3 ~J_F~

Posted 08 May 2019 - 11:44 AM

Madeleine - spelt this way!!

#4 teddytbumpandme

Posted 08 May 2019 - 11:50 AM

Madeline is my pick - although it is more popular than Megan so there's that to consider if you don't want her to be one of a few Madeline's a school

#5 Sheeva33

Posted 08 May 2019 - 11:51 AM

View Post~J_WTF~, on 08 May 2019 - 11:44 AM, said:

Madeleine - spelt this way!!
does it have a different meaning or origin? I know it also spells as Madelyn

#6 ~J_F~

Posted 08 May 2019 - 11:53 AM

No idea. It just looks heaps better than having line on the end of a name!

#7 majirlo

Posted 08 May 2019 - 11:56 AM

Love Madeleine!  This is the French spelling but Madeline is also nice.

#8 seayork2002

Posted 08 May 2019 - 11:59 AM

View Post~J_WTF~, on 08 May 2019 - 11:53 AM, said:

No idea. It just looks heaps better than having line on the end of a name!


I could not put my finger on what I thought but this is it

Madeline 100% and I usually like shorter names

added: I am presuming though it will be shortened to Maddie/Maddy whether you do it yourself or not?

Edited by seayork2002, 08 May 2019 - 12:01 PM.

#9 Sheeva33

Posted 08 May 2019 - 12:29 PM

View Postseayork2002, on 08 May 2019 - 11:59 AM, said:


I could not put my finger on what I thought but this is it

Madeline 100% and I usually like shorter names

added: I am presuming though it will be shortened to Maddie/Maddy whether you do it yourself or not?
for sure I think! Maddy is a cute nickname tho.

#10 kerilyntaryn

Posted 08 May 2019 - 03:44 PM

I love Megan more and Madeline, Madison etc, so many Maddy's around

#11 Jane Jetson

Posted 08 May 2019 - 03:53 PM

Madeline, hands down no contest!

Edited by Jane Jetson, 08 May 2019 - 08:44 PM.

#12 Astrocyte

Posted 08 May 2019 - 04:06 PM

View Post~J_WTF~, on 08 May 2019 - 11:44 AM, said:

Madeleine - spelt this way!!

This!! I really like the French spelling of it.

#13 Veritas Vinum Arte

Posted 08 May 2019 - 04:09 PM

I am one who prefers the Madeleine spelling too.


Posted 08 May 2019 - 04:15 PM

Megan, don't like Maddy or Mad!

#15 ~J_F~

Posted 08 May 2019 - 04:16 PM

I know a Madeleine that is never ever referred to as a Mad or Maddy. It’s always her full name, she is very clear about it!

#16 Ruf~Feral~es

Posted 08 May 2019 - 04:19 PM

Much much prefer Madeleine.  And Maddie.

#17 Mooples

Posted 08 May 2019 - 04:37 PM

Madeleine for sure.

#18 Gudrun

Posted 08 May 2019 - 04:56 PM


I like Madeleine and only spelt the French way.  I like it less nowadays because of the Maddie nickname and it is a bit of an effort using the full name all the time.

Megan, in full or nickname Meg has more personality for me.


Edited by Gudrun, 08 May 2019 - 05:07 PM.

#19 Abernathy

Posted 08 May 2019 - 05:18 PM

Madeline is lovely. I would avoid Megan because of the Royals. It will always be mispronounced and spelled wrong.

#20 IamtheMumma

Posted 08 May 2019 - 05:22 PM

Since you want Meghan (Meg-an), I vote Madeline.

#21 Imaginary friend

Posted 08 May 2019 - 08:08 PM

Much prefer Megan.

Madeline just seems a prissy name to me.

#22 Trevor Trove

Posted 08 May 2019 - 08:35 PM


#23 AliasMater

Posted 08 May 2019 - 08:51 PM

I love the look and sound of Madeleine, but I really dislike the Maddy nickname.

I like Megan, but hate how Australians say it. Mee-gan is like nails down a chalk board for me. Meg-an or nothing.

So ultimately there is probably no winner for me in that list.

#24 Chelli

Posted 08 May 2019 - 09:17 PM

Madeline for me. My DD was Madeline - I adore that name.

Megan was the name of a bully at my school. She was just awful and that is probably why I dislike that name.

#25 Ollie83

Posted 08 May 2019 - 09:38 PM

I’ve got a soft spot for Megan said Meg-an .. I adore Meg.

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