Cr6zy Momm6 2 kids; Phoenix, Arizona 3001 posts
Mar 12th '13

my daughter is 4 and loves telling people her name is Kenzie, for whatever reason they always hear candy and go oh...candy...thats a cute name and she screams NO KENZIE MY NAME IS KEN ZEEEEEE lol its even cuter than her telling them the first time.

~*~*~*~ ; 1 child; Biteme, ca, United States 1716 posts
Mar 12th '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Trixie7678:</b>" My name is Maren (karen with a "m") and I have been called Marian, Mary anne, Maureen. and so on. My ... [snip!] ... or whatever. Dont let your child go through life thinking that people should not have to make an effort to get her name right. "</blockquote>

!!!!!!! You worded that very well. My thoughts exactly.

one of each 4 me TTC since Jan 2015; 3 kids; Ohio 6292 posts
Mar 12th '13

I correct every time. Ppl always misspell my name. And unles they are my boss I correct every single time. Ppl will take my sons name and call him Nick instead of Nickolas. I correct them bc his dad goes by nick he likes to be called nickolas

Mandy and her girls!~ 3 kids; Illinois 12004 posts
Mar 12th '13

My youngest daughter's name is Isla and I get a lot of Is la and eese la. I will normally correct them. At the dr. they kept saying it wrong and then correcting themselves when they remembered.

SuperOvulator;♥ ;] TTC since Apr 2015; 2 kids; North Carolina 10017 posts
Mar 12th '13


I usually get Da-Vaughn, for Devon. It's DEV-IN.

But no one ever mispronounces Evan.

Just a stick figure 1 child; 3785 posts
Mar 12th '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting PurpleBama582:</b>" Same here. I've always heard it Ses-ih-lee. "</blockquote>

Like this. But ah not ih.

Amanda.M 2 kids; St Albans, Vermont 890 posts
Mar 12th '13

My daughter's name is Alessa (uh-less-uh) and people pronounce is as Alyssa all the time. If it is someone she sees often, I correct them.

PurpleBama582 52 kids; Dothan, Alabama 3875 posts
Mar 12th '13
Quoting kelsey054:" <blockquote><b>Quoting PurpleBama582:</b>" Same here. I've always heard it Ses-ih-lee. "</blockquote> Like this. But ah not ih."

Ah like in father, or more like uh.