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    Eloise

    Ever since I was little, I've known this to be el-oy-s, and everyone I've known to say this name, has said it that way. Now that I've joined Nameberry, I'm seeing things about it being said as el-oo-eez. (Louise with an Eh sound out front). Which one's the right way?
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    I say El-oo-eez. Its one of my favourite names as its almost like a smoosh of my sisters middle name Louise and my mums first name Elspeth.
    ☆Isobel★Eloise☆Matilda★Alice☆Eleanor★ Amelia☆ Elena★Mirabel☆ Felicity★Phoebe ☆Eilidh ★Rosalia☆Roisin★Azalea☆Elsa★Arabella☆ Genevieve★Elodie☆Tallulah★Ruby☆
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    El-oo-eez. You say it like a "noise" with an "elle" sound instead of the "N"?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ashthedreamer View Post
    El-oo-eez. You say it like a "noise" with an "elle" sound instead of the "N"?
    yes! oh my god, to think, for about 13 years, I've been saying it wrong and NO ONE's ever thought to correct me. well then.
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    I feel your pain. Turns out my mum wanted to call my sister Madeline said Madelyn not actually Madelyn thats my experience she never corrected me until I blogged about it. Thanks Mum.
    ☆Isobel★Eloise☆Matilda★Alice☆Eleanor★ Amelia☆ Elena★Mirabel☆ Felicity★Phoebe ☆Eilidh ★Rosalia☆Roisin★Azalea☆Elsa★Arabella☆ Genevieve★Elodie☆Tallulah★Ruby☆
    ★☆★
    ☆Eamon★Tiago☆Cooper★Jack☆Jago★Flynn☆ Archer★Lincoln☆Asher★Alfie☆Taylor★Baxter ☆Finnian★Lawson☆Jasper★Lewis ★Oscar☆Fletcher★Caspian☆Miller★
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