Powered by Invision Community. I prefer Emilia it is on our shortlist of 3 - I think it is because when I was small I read books about 'Naughty Amelia-Jane' and this put me off Amelia. Bookmark Discussion. Emilia vs Amelia. Either is beautiful though. To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. And, do you like the name? Rockwiz And then, even though they are two different names--A LOT of people when seeing Emilia or hearing her name will probably pronounce/spell it like Amelia so there is the "constant correction" at foot too. Started Friday at 12:39 AM, By My husband and I have agreed on a name but have a dilemma. who has passed. Copyright 2005 - 2020 Zimris, LLC. Plus I like Emilia Fox. My husband and I can't agree on a name. Beautiful name but if you're looking for unique then don't go there. Amelia and Emilia are pronounced the same, they are both valid names but they have different meanings and roots. Definitely Emilia!Amelia is more common (and is also the name of a medical condition http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amelia_%28birth_defect%29 )(on a side note cant believe poeple call children Candida!). Vaccine announcement was delayed to scupper Trump’s second term, How do you style your children’s hair? I have worked with one of each and I actually say them differently. People mix all kind of names up. I have a friend who's sister is called Candida her parents still have no clue that it's the name of a fungal type infection. If you don't mind occasionally correcting people I'd go with Emilia. They are both beautiful, but all around I do prefer the Emilia spelling, I just don’t want to cause issues for my daughter later in life. 6 years ago. These are Our Favorite Girl Names. They sound pretty similar but I feel like she would constantly have to tell people how to spell her name. Hello! Help! Also I agree with PP that Emilia lends itself more to the nickname Milly/Millie than Amelia. Name him Edward for a regal name. Emilia is my preferred spelling. Yes they'd probably be mixed up, but it's still a lovely name. A sister could be dubbed Katherine if greatness is what you desire. José Hmm it's a tough one. I know a small Amelia and her name always sounds a little 'forced' to my ears, not sure why, maybe it sounds a little like A-melia, like it is hyphenated.Emilia flows better, but the line is fine. Yes, but I like Emilia anyway. I have an Amelia, we considered both but thought dd would spend her life saying "No E miliaAnd she is an Amelia Jane. Emilia vs Amelia - please help us settle this. Come back soon and don't forget to pass on the baby naming fun! Emilia is perceptive and cynical, maybe as a result of her relationship with Iago. Started Friday at 08:28 PM, By This is page 1 of 2 (This thread has 30 messages.). Amalia is another option which has a more distinctive pronunciation.www.behindthename.com/name/amaliaen.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amalia_%28given_name%29. Both nice but prefer Emilia - just a bit more unusual. You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. Yes, I think they'd be frequently mixed up. I like both but prefer Emilia because it is less popular and you can shorten it to Emmy. Thanks a lot now i know i seem to have named my dd after a birth defect!! It's on my own list as a middle name for Madeleine :) Not deciding until nearer the time! I don't worry if people think it's Amelia, they always figure it out once they see it written. Need help find the right name for your newborn? By Lucygoosey1, February 11, 2013 in Baby Names. Satella is Emilia from one of them... except in the future. Regina Rose. They/it is one name we can actually agree on for a girl. Or Emelia. I have a friend called 'Erin' who gets mistaken for 'Karen' - so I think getting it wrong may more to do with selective deafness! I have a terrible pandemic secret. Honestly- it is a real pain having to correct people all the time.I would go for Amelia anyway.