Name Pronunciation Guide (A-E)
2015-11-09 02:31:14
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(Duke) Abercorn- Avverkorn
(David) Acer- Acker
Agassiz- Agghessey
Aigburth- Egburth
(Peter) Agre- Ahgray
Aldeburgh- Awlbruh
Alnwick- Annick
Alnmouth- Allenmuth
Althorp- Awltrop
Altrincham- Awltringum
Alresford- Allzford
Alverdiscott- Allscott
Ameche- Ameechee
Anthony- Antony (rare in North America)
Ardingly- Ardinglye
Aslackby- Azelbee
Aucoin- O'Quann (Kevyn), O'Quinn, O'Coin (Bill), Awkoin
Averham- Errum
Averton Gifford- Awton Jifford
Ayscough- Askew
Ayscoughee- Askafee

Bagehot- Badjet
Baie d'Espoir- Bay Despair
Bakker- Baker
Ballan- Buhlann
Barcaldine- Barkawldin
Barham- Barrum
Barholm- Barrum
Barnoldswick- Barlick
Barugh- Bark
Great Barugh- Great Barf
Little Barugh- Little Barf
Basford- Baysford
Beaconsfield- Beckonsfield
Beauchamp- Beachum
Beauchief- Beechif
Beauclerk- Boakler
Beaudesert- Belzer
Beaulieu- Bewley
Beaminster- Bemminster
Bellingham- Bellinjum
Belvoir- Beaver
Berkeley- Barkley (Commonwealth), Berkley (Elsewhere)
Berkshire- Barkshire
Berwick- Berrick
Bicester- Bister
Bideford- Biddifford
Billericay- Billarickey
Blackley- Blakely
Blenheim- Blennum
Blidworth- Bliderth
Blount- Blunt
Boehner- Bayner
Bohun- Boon
Boisjoly- Boazhalee
Boozman- Boazman
Boroondara- Boorendarra, Borrendarra
Bosham- Bozzum
Boulware- Bowler or expected
(K. C.) Boutiette- Buteeyay
Bowie- Buwee (dialectal)
Bozeat- Boazhet
Bradley- Braydley
Brant Broughton- Brant Bruten
Brewood- Brood
Bridestow- Briddistow
Brisbane- Brizben
(Eli) Broad- Brode
Brougham- Broom
Brough- Bruff
Bryndwr- Brindwer
(Duke) Buccleurch- Buhclue
Bungay- Bunghee
Burgh- Bruff
Buyer- Booyer or expecter
Bylaugh- Beela

Cairns- Karnz
(John) Caius- Keez
Caldmore- Kommer
Cambois- Kammus
Cambridge- Kaymbridge
Canberra- Kanbra, Kanbuhra
Capalaba- Kappallabba
Charleston- Charlaston
Cherwell- Charwell
Cheshunt- Chezzent
Cheylesmore- Charlesmore
Chideok- Chiddock
Cholmondeley- Chumley
Cholmondeston- Chumston
Chop Gate- Chop Yat
Cirencester- Sissitter (rare)
Claughton- Klafton
Claughton On Brock- Klayton
Cleobury- Klibbury
Cley Next The Sea- Klye (also Klay)
Cockburn- Coburn
Cogenhoe- Kuckno
Coleshill- Kozill
Colney- Koney
Congresbury- Kongzbrey
Costessey- Kossey
Cowbit- Kubbit
Cowden- Kowdenn
Cowpen- Kupen
Croxton Kerial- Kroson Kerril
Cruwys- Cruise
Cuckfield- Kookfield
Cudworth- Kooderth

Daventry- Daintry (rare)
De Beauvoir- Da Beaver
Delhi- Delhye
Derby- Darby
Devon (river)- Deeven
Didcot- Didket
Dodworth- Dodderth
Dunham- Dunnum
Durham- Durrum
Dunedin- Duhneden
Dunedoo- Dunnydoo
Dylan- Dillen

Edensor- Enzer
Edenham- Ednum
Elham- Elum
Elsekar- Elsickar
Ely- Eeley
Esher- Eesher
Etobicoke- Ittobeeko
Euxton- Exton
Ewell- Yule
Eyam- Eem
Eynsham- Enshum
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