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How Do vs. YOU Pronounce vs. Peridot??

Hey this is Jessica and someone suggested Peridot on my poll about Periwinkle and I really like it. But do you pronounce it with or without the t sound at the end? Most name websites ive looked at say without but its my birthstone and ive always said it with the t? And could you suggest middle names because I don’t like Nicole or Madison with Peridot! -Jessica. (And could you give single mother advice?)

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Peri-dot.
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:13:23 | report
Pair-do
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:14:21 | report
I pronounce it Pear-i-doe.

Peridot Grace
Peridot Claire
Peridot Rose
Peridot Elise
Peridot Gabrielle
Peridot Noelle
Peridot Madeleine
Peridot Allison
Peridot Lucia
Peridot Alexis
Peridot Victoria
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:15:38 | report
Are you open to more suggestions?
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:16:48 | report
Yes as long as the nickname Peri can be used (It can be a middle name also).

If I pronounce it Perri-dot will people think its weird? Do you think its also a location thing? I grew up in the south before moving to New York so do you think that had any influence of it? I like Peridot Elyse!
-Jessica.
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:21:35 | report
Peridot is very cute! I pronounce it Perri-dot, personally. Middles might be:

Peridot Georgia

Peridot Noelle

Peridot Katrina

Peridot Lucienne

Peridot Magdalena

Peridot Verity

Peridot Amaryllis

Peridot Coriander

Peridot Hannah

Peridot Artemis

Peridot Miriam


Like any? Good luck! :-)

~God bless!
posted by guest: Ms. Lyons :: 2013-09-27 18:23:45 | report
It’s definitely a location thing. Some areas pronounce every letter in a word, others don’t.
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:25:02 | report
Peridot Noelle is kind of cute but shes due late October/early November so I don’t know if I want a Christmas-y name.
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:28:14 | report
I pronounce it Perry dot, im from Nyc if that says anything?
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:28:50 | report
Yeah lol its location if you live in ny you will be fine with t sound at the end. We’re harsh speakers, dont be surprised if the little one develops an accent lol we all do.
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:31:36 | report
Periella
Perianne
Perisa
Pericilla
Perielle
Periel
Perita
Periona
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:31:56 | report
Peridot Sienna
Peridot Lucille
Peridot Mara
Peridot Arielle
Peridot Francesca
Peridot Bijou
Peridot Tesla
Peridot Briar
Peridot Juliet
Peridot Daisy
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:35:17 | report
I don’t like those suggestions, they look really fake. I like names that are real but really uncommon and color names are a weakness of mine. Peri-Anne is the only one I would even consider.

-Jessica.
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:35:44 | report
Perdita
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:36:27 | report
Why not just name her Perri?
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:36:53 | report
I love Peridot Lucille! -Jessica
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:36:56 | report
Rosablue
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:37:38 | report
I don’t like Peri as a full name.

-Jessica
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:37:54 | report
Perilune: the point in a lunar orbit that is nearest to the moon.
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:40:38 | report
Bluesette
Crimson
Scarlett
Cyan
Mauve
Coral
Noir
Cerise

That’s all i can think of atm for uncommon color names. Honestly I think Peridot with the t is fine if you love it.
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:41:29 | report
Oh maybe Amethyst?
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:42:39 | report
Perri-dot.
Peridot Luna?
Luna Peridot?
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:43:19 | report
I’ve always said Pear-uh-doe. I’m from CA and a geologist. But merriam-webster pronunciation puts a hard T on the end, like you do, so I suppose you’re ’safe’ either way! Your daughter may just need to correct people from time to time.
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:46:22 | report
Japeri/Japery (Japery is a word)
Paris nn Peri
Esperit (Catalan for Spirit) (Es-peri)
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:48:32 | report
Okay thanks! I think I am going to use Peridot, with the middle name Lucille? I also like Peridot Esme, which do you prefer?

-Jessica
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 18:50:52 | report
There are obviously two distinct ways in which people pronounce this name, but I think the pronunciation that would be more feminine and beautiful on your daughter is pair-ih-doe.
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 19:05:49 | report
Depends where you are from, Dot is very beautiful and popular for woman in some places, as is Perri, the pronunciation of Pear ree dot is very feminine and spunky as well. This name truly is just a location based name, its all about where you are from and what you were taught to know. Peridot Lucille is gorgeous! Thumbs up!
posted by guest :: 2013-09-27 19:18:16 | report

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