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ocaptain August 1st, 2015 9:03pm

Is your name (first or last) often mispronounced?

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08/04/15 12:05 pm

My own Grandpa can't say my last name right. 😂😳

Emily33 North Carolina
08/04/15 11:35 am

I have a really easy name (first and last). Occasionally my last name is mispronounced slightly.

donald59 Maricopa, AZ
08/04/15 11:32 am

My parents gave my sister and I easy names because they had unusual first names.

08/04/15 10:41 am

People often struggle with my last name, which blows my mind. It's 5 letters. It is pronounced exactly how it looks. It is spelled exactly as it sounds. I don't understand at all.

08/04/15 10:35 am

Last name is so often, that I often fail to respond to the way it's supposed to be pronounced.

alynn Somewhere wonderful
08/02/15 10:49 am

Never. It's not overly common as a name, but everyone who speaks English knows it.

alynn Somewhere wonderful
08/02/15 10:50 am

Well...that's my first name, anyway. My last name is frequently mispronounced unless the person is from the northeast.

andrewmac Paris
08/01/15 10:35 pm

Yes!! All the time! People who have known me for years still get it wrong!

Sam95 Nebraska
08/01/15 10:20 pm

Not my first name. My last name on the other hand...people never get it right. Which is totally understandable because I know it is spelled a little odd. If it wasn't my last name, I would probably mispronounce it too.

rstatesmen2 equally unfair to ALL
08/01/15 8:16 pm

Most people pronounce it Steven, how does a pH have the sound of a V? Do you pick up your's cell Vone; do you go to the Vysician; or get your drugs from the Varmacy. Stephen should sound like Stefan. 😁😇

kennabenena life is a blonde moment
08/01/15 7:05 pm

Kenna gets mispronounced so often, it's ridiculous... Simple rules of English people, come on!

Casper Deep inthe Heart ofTexas
08/01/15 4:59 pm

I often get called Rick.

My standard answer is that it's better than Prick - which I also get called occasionally.

SonoranBloom Formerly cowtown2
08/01/15 4:51 pm

Yes, my first name is often mispronounced. I understand why it happens, but it's still annoying.

08/01/15 2:14 pm

My last name is almost always mispronounced.

08/01/15 5:00 pm

LOL. Yep, no one gets that right. Lucky you, you just have one. 😊