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  1. #11
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    I accept that Hermione isn't generally pronounced in the "correct" way. But that isn't because of Harry Potter,it's just the English pronunciation of it.

    Much like Rhys is never pronounced correctly by anyone who isn't actually Welsh.

    Most of those I knew though,and generally the newer pronunciations are actually counter intuitive!

    Really interesting list, enjoyed reading it!

  2. #13
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Wishing for Greece, stuck in the US
    I'll most likely put it on my blog, I put it here because it seems like a ton of people on here like these names and I wanted it to be for you guys too (I know not everyone on here looks at my blog). ^_^ -- My Amazon Author Page

    Represented by:

    Proud Mama to:
    Persephone Elysia Willow -- June 5th, 2013
    Amelia Lorien Sophia -- December 2015.

  3. #15
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    thank you for making this list! Extremely good reference, and people should read it through.
    I've gotten so sick of people pronouncing my name Xanthe as Zantha, and then I must go through and explain that it is Greek and that the e is pronounced. erg.
    Thanks so much!

  4. #17
    Join Date
    May 2012
    The basis for my pronunciations of most of these has been the audio books for the Percy Jackson series, lol.

    Based on the list above, the regular ones I've been pronouncing pretty much right and the obscure ones I've mostly not heard of.
    Top Names: Benedict Calvin & Noelle Geneva
    Olivia/Livy : Darah/Bethel : Eve/Verity
    Eli/Solomon : Luke/Zane: Levi/Phineas
    Due in January!

  5. #19
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    You can always check for names, there's a good chance someone recorded a Greek and English prn.
    Josephine Athénaïs - Josephine Ivy - Myriam Athénaïs - Vivienne Josephine
    Athena Beatrice - Beatrice Cecile - Eleanor Anne-Sophie -Myriam Beatrice - Meredith Elizabeth
    Ambrose Aristide - Ulysses Aristide

    Girls: Bérangère, Bérénice, Honorine, Mazarine Boys: Augustin, Emeric, Hugo, Lambert, Lucien, Maxence, Yves

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