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Thinking of the name "Saoirse". It is pronounced Seer-sha. I think it is such a beautiful name but it has obvious pronounciation issues. Just wondering if it’s too much, or worth it because it is just that pretty!

The Top Baby Name is...

Yes

30%

No

70%

Poll created: Jan 09, 2009
Total Votes: 10

Comments

Seer-sha really? Thats interesting. I wouldnt have guessed thats how its pronounced. I do think its a little much. Do you have other names in mind? -Julie
posted by Julie :: Jan 09, 2009 07:10 PM | report
Once a person hears it once they’ll know.
Worth it
posted by Emily :: Jan 09, 2009 07:14 PM | report
I think it’s beautiful. I would spell it differently.. like.. Searsha or Seersha! either way.. even if you use the original spelling it’s beautiful.
posted by guest :: Jan 09, 2009 07:18 PM | report
I have and always will read Saoirse as "Say-o-earce"
posted by guest :: Jan 09, 2009 07:27 PM | report
I have seen this name on here before, I know it is the Irish spelling...I just think the pronounciation is too far off from the spelling. I think the baby might have a lot of problems with it.
posted by m :: Jan 09, 2009 07:37 PM | report
maybe you could come up with a better way to spell it like siersha or seirsha
posted by guest :: Jan 09, 2009 08:22 PM | report
I don’t think it’s a beautiful name. This kid will have serious problems with this name it’s entire life. Think about your child instead of yourself, seriously. Will it be worth it when she’s telling you how much she hates her name all the time? At least spell it more "American" cause that’s where we live!!
posted by guest :: Jan 09, 2009 11:00 PM | report

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