Which is your favorite spelling of these names and why? Which spellings do you find tolerable?
HAY-lee – Hayley
KAY-lee – Kaylee
although it’s really more of a sound than a name.
CAR-lee – Carly
is also fine.
KATE-linn – Caitlin
KAY-linn – Cailin
. Well, at least that’s how the word is spelled.
AL-i-sen – Alison
JAY-den – Jaden
KAY-den – Kaiden
HAY-den – Hayden
AY-den – Aidan
, or Aodhan
KATH-rinn – Katherine
bree-ANN-a – Briana
, I don’t really mind Breanna
ZO-ee – Zoe
Mak-AY-la – Michaela
MAD-eh-linn – Madeline
If you met anyone with these names, how would you assume they were spelled?HayleyKaylee
I went to school with a ton of Caitlins spelled a multitude of ways. Mainly Caitlin
Kaylinn probably. Alison
JAY-den, KAY-den, HAY-den and AY-den all have some many spellings I wouldn’t even begin to assume. Catherine
or Katherine Breanna Zoe
Again, this has so many different spellings now. Madeline
Are there any spellings of these names you really hate? Or any endings, letter combinations you really hate and why?
I dislike pretty much every spelling I didn’t mention, and some of the ones I did ;)
How many people with these names have you known? Approximate age? Siblings?
CAR-lee – 3. Ages approx. 10, 25, 30
KATE-linn – too many to count of various ages
AL-i-sen – Many of various ages
JAY-den – so many under 10
KAY-den – a bunch under 10, and two who are in their 20’s.
HAY-den – 2 16, 20
AY-den – so many under 10
KATH-rinn – many of various ages
bree-ANN-a – A few in their 20’s
ZO-ee – 2, under 5
Mak-AY-la – three in their 20’s, a bunch under 10.
MAD-eh-linn – 1 about 16
Do you like any of them? Would you use them?
I like Madeline
. I was more fond of Michaela
before it became so popular.