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    How would you pronounce these 2 names:

    1) Louis (Lou-ee or Lewis)

    2) Gabriel (Gab-ri-el or Gabe-ri-el)

    Also do you think it would be silly to name a boy Patrick given we have a girl named Adelaide (nickname Addie). Do people always nickname Patrick, Paddy? Paddy and Addie! Arrgh.

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    Loo-ee

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    I know a few Patricks of different ages and they've all been known as Pat. And I think Paddy and Addie is super cute :-)

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    1) Lou-ee
    2) Gabe-riel

    no, I don't think Patricks are always Patty. I think encouraging another nn (such as Patch) may further help this.

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    I always thought Lou-ee but then a friend had a Louis pronounced Lewis and that threw me!

    Gabe-riel.

    Love Paddy and think Paddy and Addy is very sweet!

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    Lou-ee (we have a Lewis and spelt it this way to avoid mispronunciation)
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    Are you going to call him Paddy? If so I'm not a fan of Addy and Paddy. However if he's only going to be known at Patrick or Pat I think it's fine.

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    Definitely Loo-ee. I think Gabriel is always open to a bit more struggle with pronounciation although I think it should be Gabe-riel. Pat is lovely, but no doubt you will get Paddy and Addie, which is sweet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sunnybambino View Post
    How would you pronounce these 2 names:

    1) Louis (Lou-ee or Lewis)

    2) Gabriel (Gab-ri-el or Gabe-ri-el)

    Also do you think it would be silly to name a boy Patrick given we have a girl named Adelaide (nickname Addie). Do people always nickname Patrick, Paddy? Paddy and Addie! Arrgh.
    1. Lou-ee (its my dads name lol)

    2. Gabe-ri-el (to me Gabrielle is Gab-ri-el)

    Patrick and Adelaide are cute but not a fan of Paddy and Addie

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sunnybambino View Post
    How would you pronounce these 2 names:

    1) Louis (Lou-ee or Lewis)

    2) Gabriel (Gab-ri-el or Gabe-ri-el)

    Also do you think it would be silly to name a boy Patrick given we have a girl named Adelaide (nickname Addie). Do people always nickname Patrick, Paddy? Paddy and Addie! Arrgh.
    1. Lou-ee as it is the french pronounciation

    2.Gab-ree-el. Same reason as above haha

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    Thanks. I'm glad people pronounce Louis how I would (Lou-ee). I love the name Patrick but really wouldn't want the matchy nicknames. I'm worried it's inevitable once at school though. Hmmmm.

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    1) Louis (Lou-ee - because I worked with a Louis

    2) Gabriel (Gab-ri-el

    I also would go Pat over paddy


 

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