32 Popular Baby Names That Are Often Mispronounced
Zoe, Zoey, Zooey, Zooie. Names with accents and names without accents. There are a number of different ways to spell the girls’ name. And there are a few ways that people say it. That is why it is one of the popular baby names that are mispronounced. Some people see a “zo” and they automatically want to pronounce it with an “ew” sound like “zoo.” And if the name doesn’t have an accent, some people treat the “e” or “ey” as silent. Nameberry confirms that the correct pronunciation is “zo-ee” for the Greek origin name. If you’re curious, Zoey is the most popular version. On the 2018 USA Social Security Administration’s popular baby names list it came in at #29. Zoe was #40.