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Emmaline Henry starred as Amanda Bellows in I Dream of Jeannie, one of my favorite characters on that show. She was excellent in the role, endearing her character, and herself to many fans.
― Anonymous User  5/20/2018
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The name Emmaline was given to 309 girls born in the US in 2016.
More than 99.9 percent of people with the first name Emmaline are female.
― Anonymous User  6/6/2017
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A good alternative to the popular Emma and Emily, and the masculine Emery and Emory.
Eileen1209864  6/28/2016
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We named our daughter Emmalene because we loved Emmaline, but not with the "line" pronunciation. We didn't want to have to constantly explain to people that it was pronounced Emma-"leen", nor did we want our daughter to have to explain this. Rarely people have trouble with Emmalene and say Emma-"leany".
Fredinnh  9/12/2015
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My name is Emmaline. My father wanted to name me Emma, but worried it was too popular, so he named me Emmaline instead. We pronounce it "Emma-line". I like that this name is uncommon, but I don't like correcting people on the pronunciation.
― Anonymous User  9/22/2014
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I much prefer to pronounce it Emma-line, but it's a really nice name in my opinion :)
EqualityandLoveRall  5/19/2014
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This is a very pretty name! I find it a little disappointing that it didn't catch on very well.
Kinola  10/3/2011
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This name sounds like the name of a little girl in an old fashioned children's book, and, in fact, there is such a book, "Emmaline and the Bunny." But watch out, I am predicting this name is going to surge in popularity.
― Anonymous User  2/20/2011
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"Emma" is a famous song by British pop band Hot Chocolate, released in 1974. In the song, the character Emma's full name is actually Emmaline: http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/h/hot_chocolate/Emmaline.html (don't worry, the site is safe). In the 80s, the British band Sisters of Mercy began to cover the song live, and it became part of their re-release of the album Floodland in 2006.
erb816  2/9/2011
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Emmaline and Emmeline are both gorgeous alternatives to Emily and Emma (which, while pretty, are way too popular).
erb816  2/9/2011
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I prefer this name to Emma, although Emma is gorgeous shortened form. Emma Roberts and Emma Watson don't help the name's image. I prefer the pronunciation Emma-leen to Emmaline, but both are attractive. Emmaline has more class to it, and it's French!
― Anonymous User  7/7/2009
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There isn't just one right pronunciation of this name. Ever since it was used it has always been pronounced as either Emma-line, Emma-leen and Emma-lynn so you can just choose the pronunciation you prefer. I like Emma-line.
Lily8  8/18/2008
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I think this name is spelled Emma-line. I dislike the Emma-lynn pronunciation.
Emma McHnery  3/4/2008
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I adore the name Emma, but Emmaline is a nice full name for Emma.
Emma McHnery  7/27/2007
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I really like this name - Emmeline and Emmaline. I think that, truly, the name can be pronounced Emma-LEEN, Emma-LINE, and Emma-LYNN, and be accepted. There's not one specific way. Remember Emmeline Pankhurst? Her name was pronounced Emma-LINE.
Sarah Elizabeth  2/25/2007
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Emma-lien is one way of saying it but it is truly emma-leen. I think Emmeline is a much better spelling, and it the medieval form of Emma.
― Anonymous User  2/3/2007
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I like this name next to Emma or Emily.
Emma McHnery  1/3/2007
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I've only heard this pronounced Emma-lien.
xKatiex  11/25/2006
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I have also seen the name Emmalyn and thought that was pretty too.
― Anonymous User  9/12/2006
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It might not be the proper pronunciation, but I pronounce it "Em-a-lien". After seeing the film version of "Anne of Avonlea", I think of a sweet (albeit troubled) little girl when I think of this name.
gaelruadh19  7/16/2006

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