(Closed) How do you pronounce..

posted 7 years ago in Babies
  • poll: Pronounce Eva
    Eva like Ava (Eva Longoria for one) Ay-vuh : (28 votes)
    18 %
    Eve-uh : (109 votes)
    71 %
    E as in Egg - Ev-vuh : (15 votes)
    10 %
    OTHER - comment below : (2 votes)
    1 %
  • Post # 3
    2522 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    Isn’t the first and third the same?

    I don’t pronounce either regularly enough to have a preference, but I’ve heard both about equally and I’m in the midwest.

    Post # 4
    2747 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I knew a set of twins named Angelina and Evangelina.  We called them Angie and Vangie.

    Post # 5
    1458 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Eva is EEE-vuh (this is my aunt’s name). Ava would be choice #1. I don’t really understand what #3 is.. But I don’t really see Eva as a nickname for Evangeline (which is beautiful BTW)

    Post # 7
    7777 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    @Nicoley1985: I think the third choice is pronounced like Eh-va vs Ee-va or A-va. I actually know a girl whose name is Evalina and we call her Eva (Eh-va).

    Based on Evangeline, I would say it’s pronounced Ee-va.

    Post # 8
    1458 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2015

    I pronounce Ava like “AH-va,” and Eva like “EY-va”

    Post # 9
    1550 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    I pronounce it like EE-vah (like eva longoria and eva mendez).

    Post # 10
    395 posts
    Helper bee

    I say “Ee-vuh” and I think Eva is a natural nickname for Evangeline.

    The real question is, do you pronounce Evangeline “evange-line” or “evang-lean”?

    Post # 11
    2433 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2009

    I pronounce it “EE-vah” – Just like Wall-E. lol

    Post # 12
    959 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2009

    That’s too weird– this is a top contender for us. We would do Evangeline and call her Eva, as in Eve – ah.

    Post # 14
    2105 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I don’t really understand what Ava is. I also pronounce #1 and #3 the same way. 

    Is #1 supposed to be A-vuh like “a is for apple”? Or Ahh-vuh like that song Ahhhh-vuh Marrriaaaaaaaa?  Because the E in Egg is the same as the A for Apple. 

    Post # 16
    131 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: January 2016

    Off topic but I think Evi (Eh-vee) is a cute nickname for Evangeline.

    If I see Eva I think Eve-uh.

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