How do you pronounce this name?

posted 3 years ago in Names
  • poll: Is Avery with two syllables or three?
    2 - A-vree : (42 votes)
    38 %
    3 - A-ver-ee : (69 votes)
    62 %
  • Post # 3
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I would say it varies based on where the speaker is from.  Here down south you’d probably get a whole different pronunciation, as you would if you were in NJ or Seattle. 

    PS – Love that name!

    Post # 4
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    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

    I use the two syllable shortened version but either is appropriate.

    Post # 5
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I *think* it should be 3 syllables (like, that is knowledge in my head,) but I think I would end up pronouncing it 2.

    Post # 6
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    550 posts
    Busy bee

    It is my male cousin’s middle name and it always kind of gets glossed over/mushed, but if I’m thinking it through, I do 3 syllables.

    Post # 7
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    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I pronounce it with 2 syllables – A-vree.

    Post # 8
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    @BeatlesFan629:  i prefer 2 syllabyls. 3 sounds like what birds are kept in.  an avery.

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