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#1 Tenacious C

Posted 17 December 2012 - 05:16 PM

Well DH and I are putting together a list of names for number 2 and he has suggested Annalise. But wants it spelt 'properly'. The baby name book at home has:

Annalise and
Analise

But Behind the Name does not recognise either but has Anneliese. But is this pronounced Ann-a-lees or Ann-e-lees?

#2 Gudrun

Posted 17 December 2012 - 05:19 PM

There are a 'thousand' spellings for this name. The spelling for me is Anneliese. Lovely!

#3 coco100

Posted 17 December 2012 - 05:25 PM

I have an Annalise.

I originially wanted to spell it Anneliese and my husband wanted Annalise... in the end I gave in. Gudrun is right, there are several acceptable ways to spell the name.

Either way you will need to spell it out for everyone so I suppose it doesn't really matter!

She is 7 now and often gets comments on how lovely her name is.

#4 meljbau

Posted 17 December 2012 - 05:25 PM

QUOTE (Tenacious C @ 17/12/2012, 06:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
But Behind the Name does not recognise either but has Anneliese. But is this pronounced Ann-a-lees or Ann-e-lees?


I'd pronounce it like Annalisa, but I know lots of people use the "a" sound for the first "e" but then finish off with the "lees" pronunciation.

#5 tres-chic

Posted 17 December 2012 - 05:25 PM

QUOTE (Gudrun @ 17/12/2012, 06:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
There are a 'thousand' spellings for this name. The spelling for me is Anneliese. Lovely!


This is my preferred spelling too. We came across someone with this name spelled this way in Belgium but she pronounced it Anna-lise but the second 'a' has a 'soft' lilt to it, obviously in keeping with their accent.

I really love it.

#6 Tenacious C

Posted 17 December 2012 - 05:42 PM

Thanks everyone Anneliese has been added to the list original.gif

#7 kerilyntaryn

Posted 17 December 2012 - 10:43 PM

Annalise

or you could do Annalisa or Annali

#8 Broxie

Posted 17 December 2012 - 10:50 PM

Please with 2 n's. Analise reads like anal lice to me. Sorry.

#9 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 17 December 2012 - 10:51 PM

It's such a gorgeous name original.gif

The ways I have seen it spelt are Annalise, Anneliese, Annaliese and Annelise. I'm not sure which one I like the most as they all look "correct to me" (except the last one). That doesn't really help you though does it? Lol

#10 baddmammajamma

Posted 17 December 2012 - 10:53 PM

QUOTE (Tenacious C @ 17/12/2012, 06:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Thanks everyone Anneliese has been added to the list original.gif


Such a lovely name! I really don't understand why it's not more common, but I'm glad it's not!

And you can never go wrong with a "behindthename" sanctioned spelling! wink.gif

#11 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 17 December 2012 - 11:28 PM

I know an Annahlise!



#12 susie78

Posted 18 December 2012 - 07:08 AM

I have a 7 month old Annalise :-)

#13 savannah_8

Posted 18 December 2012 - 07:25 AM

We were going to call our girl Annalise (pronounced anna-leese) we love it but settled on Paige

#14 Wise Old Owl

Posted 19 December 2012 - 12:51 AM

Such a beautiful name and already on the list for future babies  wink.gif

I love the spelling Anneliese.

#15 Bel Rowley

Posted 19 December 2012 - 06:08 AM

My preference is for Anneliese.

#16 Feral_Pooks

Posted 19 December 2012 - 06:50 AM

The 'e' instead of an 'a' is more traditional, and to me this fits better with ghe pronunciation and I think it helps avoid the 'anal' thing too. In my heritage it is spelled Anneliese but I think Annelise is a correct variant in other languages.

Eta funny because to me, there is no "Anna" in there. AH-ne-lees.

Edited by Pooks_, 19 December 2012 - 06:52 AM.


#17 ~spirited~

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:15 PM

Anneliese tthumbs.gif

#18 littleboysmum

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:21 PM

I prefer Anneliese. It was on our short list for DD.




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