For people with the name number 3 harmony is what's important and those who know how to correctly interpret their life, may end up as a celebrity. Shawnie and Shauna, yes. To Djgirl- Jeffrey In particular, the focus was on names that had more than one legitimate spelling, and asked visitors to pick their favorite of the two (or more). Different pronunciations. i also thought maybe ashley/ashlee/ashleigh/ashlie should be on the list! I could be wrong, but I think that it is the one name with the most spelling variations ever; Caitlin, Caitlyn, Kaitlyn, Kaitlynn, Kaitlin, Katelyn, Katelynn, Katelin, Katelinn… Honora- would you pronounce the H or not? Also, sometimes Madelyn can just be Mad-lyn. I’ll put in my 2 cents on Stefanie/ Stephanie. Really? Madeline has the -line or -leen ending  Its correct Irish spelling is Seán ([ʃɔːnˠ]) or Séan ([ʃeːnˠ]), while an older form is Seaghán or Seaġán. Anywhere else, use Gene for a male. VARIANTS Jeanna , Jeanie , Jeanee, Jeana Maude Rachel Jacob/Jakob Découvrez comment nous utilisons vos informations dans notre Politique relative à la vie privée et notre Politique relative aux cookies. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Also, to me Sara does not rhyme with Lara. Jean, Jeanne – In French, Jean is the masculine and Jeanne the feminine form. I would pronoucne Remi totally different to Remy. It is the equivalent of Johanna, Joanna, Joanne, Jeanne, Jana, and Joan. It is an adaption of the Anglo-Norman name Johan/John. Madeline Rachel seems like Ratchel to me and I always want to do something with the second a in Rachael. Allisan BAYARD: Old French name derived from the word baie, meaning "reddish brown" or "bright bay color." 4 letter names with similar spelling as Jean. Devon (girls name) Lucy/Luci/Lucie Sara would be pronounced with a round a, Sah-ra. In my experience the Tahrrah, Cahrrah, Lahrrah folks have someone in their own life who is a Tara, Cara, Lara and have the unexpected pronounciation and expect you to have it too. Despite it being a common name, many people still spell it wrongly. Emily/Emilie/Emeli Let me throw out Marcia and Marsha. Sarah is an accent like andrea or (anne ) or ANdrea, Leslie use to be the boys spelling and a spelling I cant quite recall was the girls. 86 Responses to “Name Spellings: Right and Wright?”. Susana and Susannah and Susanna? Debra Of course, some people interpret Jone as Jo-nee or Johnny…. For a list of people with the given name, see, "Meaning of Sean - What does the Name Sean mean? I know a Madeline who pronounces is Madelane and one who pronounces it Madelin, I guess it’s up to them . Also Kelly/Kelli It is not important what texts you read, but the more it is the better you remember how things are written. Aly Alisan I wouldn’t pronounce that any differently from Vivienne–I guess technically it’s ANN at the end of one and ENN at the end of the other, but that’s such a fine difference to say and hear that I think, functionally, they end up the same to me. My name is Caitlin, and no one EVER spells it correctly. I’ve had Yulissa, Julissa, Yullisa and Yulisa (might as well throw in Jullisa, Jullissa and Julisa, too) all pronounced the same.