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pronunciation of vs. my daughters name vs. how to ensure they say it right

Hello there. I have a 4 year old called Helena (Hel-luh-nuh) and we always assumed people knew how to pronounce this. However, since she has started school (we live in England) a few people have been pronouncing her name wrong, including teachers! It’s very frustrating as we see ’Hel-lay-nuh’ as a very different name. How can we get people to pronounce her name properly without seeming rude or angry? Does anyone else have this problem? Thanks for any comments
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Carina in Canada
Dear Genie, I need you to help me find a Greek name for a girl. I've already used Theodore and Sebastian for her siblings. But every other Greek girl's name I see is either too pretentious, hard to pronounce, or just too popular now. The only name I can picture using is Caroline, but it's not Greek!
Baby Name Genie:
The Greeks would name her Charissa Zoe. Then, they would stuff her in a wooden horse and give her to the Trojans. So, my advice would be to borrow the name but not the rest of their tactics.

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