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  • nisey79 nisey79's Avatar 04-07-10 | 12:45 PM
  • I just came across this name for a girl:
    XANA ( pronounced " Zahna")
    What do you think of it?
  • MrsS1stbaby MrsS1stbaby's Avatar 04-07-10 | 03:42 PM
  • Well, it sounds cool. Xavier starts with X and is pronouced X-Avier. I would be concerned someone mistake Xana for X-ana. Do you not like the way Zahna looks?
  • Dopey406 Dopey406's Avatar 04-07-10 | 04:00 PM
  • I pronounce Xavier as "Zavier". There's a university here with the same name and it's also always pronounced "Zavier".

    I don't pronounce xylophone "x-Ilophone".
     


    I think Xana is cute. You could spell it as you pronounced it--that looks really feminine: Zahna.
     
  • MrsS1stbaby MrsS1stbaby's Avatar 04-07-10 | 04:22 PM
  • Huh, now you got me thinking about the way I pronouce names! lol, oops! I don't actually "know" anyone named Xavier, but I seem to remember hearing someone else say X-avier. But, you're right, I don't say X-llophone either. Guess I just never made the connection.

    But I agree about Zahna; I think it looks and sounds pretty.
  • 2babygirls 2babygirls's Avatar 04-07-10 | 04:39 PM
  • I was never sure if Xavier had an X or a Z sound. I guess it depends on the parents!

    I think I like Zannah or Zanna or Xanna better than Xana.

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