32 Popular Baby Names That Are Often Mispronounced
You might be wondering what Nevaeh is doing on this list. It isn’t a name we would expect on a popular names list in comparison to things like Eva, Tara, and Sean. Well, Nevaeh came in at #85 on the USA Social Security Administration’s popular baby names list so we better make sure we know how to pronounce it before we meet a Nevaeh and butcher her name. Nevaeh is “heaven” spelled backwards. Nameberry reveals that it is popular with religious parents and has become more common after singer Paul Joshua “Sonny” Sandoval proposed reversing heaven for his daughter’s name. So, how exactly do you say it? “Nay-VAY-ee,” “NUH-vai-uh,” “Nay-va-lee,” and “Nev-a-ee” are various ways it has been said.