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*PurpleMidnight* September 26th, 2010 05:54 AM

Leiv/Leif
 
WDYT of Liev/Leif (lay-f/lay-v)

ImagineOctober September 26th, 2010 10:45 AM

Re: Leiv/Leif
 
I really like Leiv, though I pronounce it more like "lee-ev" I really dislike Leif.

MommaOnCloud9 September 26th, 2010 12:09 PM

Re: Leiv/Leif
 
I'm not a fan of the name although I like the actor with this name!

doremi September 26th, 2010 03:15 PM

Re: Leiv/Leif
 
Liev: I would pronounce it Lee-ev, and I think that is the pronunciation most people would try to give it, so you might find yourself doing ALOT of correcting of the name if you use it!

Leif: I've known people with this name who pronounce it "leef", "lafe", and "life". I don't mind the name, but tend to steer clear of names that have so many different pronunciations that are fairly common, because I think it would be frustrating to be constantly correcting people.

Julka September 26th, 2010 05:18 PM

Re: Leiv/Leif
 
I pronounce both of those with "ee" sound as opposed to "ay". NMS either way.

katieroo12 September 26th, 2010 06:31 PM

Re: Leiv/Leif
 
My DH's name is Leif sounds like leaf....no one ever mispronounces it...

Bedazzled September 26th, 2010 06:32 PM

Re: Leiv/Leif
 
I'm not a fan of either but I think I prefer Liev.


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