(Closed) How would you pronounce "Adria"?

posted 4 years ago in Babies
  • poll: How would you pronounce "Adria"?
    Aye-dree-ah : (161 votes)
    66 %
    Ad-ree-ah : (45 votes)
    18 %
    Ah-dree-ah : (33 votes)
    14 %
    Other : (5 votes)
    2 %
  • Post # 3
    1408 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    i think it could be pronounced both ways. I love the way Adreeah sounds though. 

    Post # 4
    4355 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I would pronounce it Aye-dree-ah. Pretty name!

    Post # 5
    8489 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2014


    Post # 6
    1795 posts
    Buzzing bee

    Like the  name Adrian without the “n”.

    Post # 7
    846 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    ahdreeah 🙂

    Post # 8
    11273 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2009

    I would be tempted to pronounce it “Aaaaa’-dree-ah” (with a long A and the accent on the first syllable), because I’ve known several Adriennes.  However, I may end up pronouncing it “Ahhhh’-dree-ah,” (with the accent still on the first syllable but a soft “a” as in Audrey), because I know a couple of Audriannas.

    Post # 10
    382 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    I read it as ahh dreea but immediately self corrected to ay dreea so I don’t think you’d have too many problems. I think she’d be more likely to have people not hear her correctly and assume she was ‘Adrian’, but that kind of thing happens with every name.

    this coming from someone who regularly gets “Alec”, “Hallie”, “Callie” and “Sally” scribbled on her coffee cup! (it’s Ali)

    Post # 11
    6207 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

    I would pronounce it the way you are hoping for



    Post # 12
    7564 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: January 2013

    I would spell it Aidria for the pronunciation you’re looking for. Otherwise I’d say Ad-ria. 

    Post # 13
    3572 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I would intuitively pronounce it the way you would like to. 

    Post # 14
    367 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2014


    Like Adrian or the Adriatic Sea.

    Post # 15
    706 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I would pronounce it Ad-ree-a, but that’s is because there was a character on the TV show Starge: SG1 with that name, and it was pronounced Ad-ree-a.

    Post # 16
    9956 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2012

    I would pronounce that A-dree-ah

    So I VOTED for Option # 1

    And I think it is a very pretty name, BTW

    Hope this helps,


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