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mum2d Posts: 90
I like the name Helena as an option for a girl but there seems to be so many ways of pronouncing it. Would you pronouce it; 1. Hell - ay- na 2. Hell - een-a 3. Helen-a Thanks guys :wv
ohsotired Posts: 7071
Anybody I know with that name pronounce it 'Hell - een-a'!
temperence Posts: 136
I'd go with 1.
MrsMommy Posts: 1112
I always think option one, Hell-ay-na, as in Helena Christensen.
petri Posts: 574
Id go with 2!
BusyMom Posts: 717
I'd also go with option 2!
jen2 Posts: 3106
I'd pick option 1. I too would think of Helena the model!
PaniniRoses Posts: 3628
I'd go for option 2 - partly because DD's name is a shortened version of it! I always think the third choice is more of an English pronunciation.
MrsWoggle Posts: 1793
My cousin and a friends girlf are pronounced option #2.
ReginaFalange Posts: 10290
In Ireland we'd pronounce it like number 2.