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    Quote Originally Posted by Sally1981 View Post
    Thank you everyone! It's pronounced Lie-la, like most of you said. I was expecting some people to mistake it for Layla, but quite a few IRL have said Leela. My brother reckons that's because the surname 'Li' is pronounced 'Lee'.

    I could have put an h on the end to make it more clear but I like this spelling a bit better.
    Beautiful name, with correct spelling OP. Congrats xx

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    Congratulations Sally! I'm so glad to see this post and see your little one has arrived! I love the name and am another Lie-lah pronouncer. I had a friend and neighbor who was a Lilah many years ago, and she was a delightful old lady who used to feed me and taught me cross-stitch, so I have always loved the name xx

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    I would say Lie-lah but would be unsure.
    I have known 2 girls with that spelling, one pronounces it Lie-lah, and the other one pronounces it Lill-lah.

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    I read it as lill-ah. I have a friend whose name is Liela (pronounced Lee-lah) so that has probably influenced the way I read it.

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    I'd say Lie-la

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    Lie-la for me. It's a beautiful beautiful name. I love it so much. Unfortunately we couldn't use it as our surname starts with Li....so it was just a big mouthful.

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    Lie-la.

    Kate Moss's daughter has the same name and I believe she pronounces it the same (Lie-la).


 

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