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Leah (pn Lay-uh) vs. Ilana vs. Mollie/Molly

Love these names, can’t choose! Please help! It’s my first baby girl and I’m so excited!

The Top Baby Name is...

Name Votes
Leah (pn lay-uh) Hochstadt 0% (0 votes)
Ilana Hochstadt 14% (1 votes)
Mollie/molly Hochstadt 86% (6 votes)

Comments

If you want to pronounce it Lay-uh, i’d go with different spelling. Everybody will pronounce it Lee-uh. How about Lea or Leya? I prefer Leya, and think it is very pretty.
posted by guest :: 2009-05-01 21:32:58 | report
In the Bible the two sisters are Rachel and Leah, pronounced Lay-uh
posted by guest :: 2009-05-01 21:34:10 | report
Love Molly.
posted by Marcy :: 2009-05-01 21:35:45 | report
Yeah, I got Leah from the bible, and I love lay-uh but don’t really like lee-uh and I am not so fond of other spellings lika Leya...Do you think it would be too confusing?
posted by guest: Maker :: 2009-05-01 21:37:00 | report
Once people get to know her, they will learn she pronounces it Lay-uh...she’ll introduce herself anyway, so its not a big deal...
posted by guest :: 2009-05-01 21:38:03 | report
If your going to use (lay-uh) I’d spell it Laia or Leyah- but i personally would go for Molly- Its gorgeous, will age well, and flow well with your last name
posted by guest: MO :: 2009-05-01 21:38:06 | report
While that is true about Rachel and Leah, I’m pretty sure that nobody enforces the Leah (Lay-uh) pronunciation, and it is very easy to confuse.

My choice would be Mollie Hochstadt...do you have a middle name?
posted by guest :: 2009-05-01 21:38:22 | report
I think so too! I love Molly. Can you help me with middle name suggestions for all three? I’m still undecided!
posted by guest: Maker :: 2009-05-01 21:39:18 | report
leah is pn lee-ah.... not lay-uh
posted by guest: guest :: 2009-05-01 23:00:53 | report
In the bible, it is pronounced Lay-uh
posted by guest: Maker :: 2009-05-01 23:41:28 | report

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