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Thread: Sophia Ruth and Louis <3
August 30th, 2013 11:51 PM #6Senior Member
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August 31st, 2013 03:01 AM #8
Louis= Loo-ee or Loo-iss or Loo-ees
Luis= Loo-ees (I went to school with at least ten boys named Luis, this is how they ALL pronounced their names)
I am not a fan of Sophia (nothing to do with it's popularity, it's just nms) or Louisa. Sophia Ruth has a lovely sound.
I do, however, really adore Ruth. The names with a similar sound/feel as Sophia that I would pair with Ruth...
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August 31st, 2013 03:26 AM #12
Luis is spanish so it is pronounced Loo-ees (no alterations of pronunciations there as this is a straight hispanic name).
Louis is flexible- the English pronunciation is right in line with Lewis... but the French pronunciation is Lou-ee (like Louie).
For the "Lewis" pronunciation, i would go with Louis spelling as I find it to be classier than Lewis.
My personal favorite though is Luis, though I think most people will go with the typical hispanic pronunciation as it is a hispanic name. It would be an uphill battle for his entire life to insist it is pronounced Lewis.
Louisa is a lovely name, but may I suggest a more modern name Eloise? (elle-oh-eese) It is very popular nowadays (I'm gonna throw the word trendy out there) and has been used to honor a Louise in the family tree.
Louella/Luella can also be used to honor a Louise
August 31st, 2013 11:28 AM #14Senior Member
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I'm on my mobile right now which makes it hard to reply a long response. Now, I'm thinking I like Lucia Maeve nn Lucy. It would still honor Luis (he goes by Lu [pronounced Loo]). What do you think of Lucia Maeve? More opinions and middle name suggestions for Luis would be great. I'd also like more opinions on Sophia Ruth. Just to clarify, I wouldn't use Luis and Lucia for siblings or Sophia and Lucia for siblings. :-)