How would you pronounce Esme?

(71 Posts)
JojoMags Thu 09-May-13 17:43:29

I think this is beautiful pn Es-may but ordinary pn Es-me. Would I be fighting a losing battle against a tide of Es-me if we used this?

CrowsLanding Thu 09-May-13 17:45:31

I would pronounce it es may smile

blibblibs Thu 09-May-13 17:46:11

I've always thought it was Es-may.

superbagpuss Thu 09-May-13 17:46:44

I'm in the es-me camp, sorry

Marrow Thu 09-May-13 17:47:52

Es me for me too I'm afraid.

ShatnersBassoon Thu 09-May-13 17:50:01

Es-me. I think Es-may sounds a bit Hyacinth Bucket.

FortyFacedFuckers Thu 09-May-13 17:51:04

I love es may

Pancakeflipper Thu 09-May-13 17:52:05

Es may

humblebumble Thu 09-May-13 17:52:41

Es may

5madthings Thu 09-May-13 17:52:56

Es may smile it was on my list but dp didn't like it.

Wishiwasanheiress Thu 09-May-13 17:54:04

Es me.

As in es me again! Sorry, it will be a name used for jokes although is pretty

stickortwist Thu 09-May-13 17:54:05

es me for me too.... But i actually prefer me to may

Vatta Thu 09-May-13 17:54:24

Ez-may, with the emphasis on the Ez.

FoofFighter Thu 09-May-13 17:54:51

Ezz May

MummyBurrows Thu 09-May-13 17:57:44

I'm Es-Me too...you have to put an accent line over the last E if you want it pronounced Es-May...I think that's right,I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong!

littlecloud Thu 09-May-13 17:59:38

Es-Me

chrisrobin Thu 09-May-13 18:00:14

Ez-me

FriedSprout Thu 09-May-13 18:01:25

Ez-May

Lovely when pronounced like this

hellymelly Thu 09-May-13 18:02:02

I've never heard es-me. Only Es-may. It has an accent on the last e for that reason doesn't it?

mumnosbest Thu 09-May-13 18:15:10

Es may. Never heard it pn ad es me. I think if you correct people enough they learn. DS has a name which you can pn 2 ways and its been fine. Now he corrects people himself

Chavvytastic Thu 09-May-13 18:19:30

Esme to me.

OscarIsABookworm Thu 09-May-13 19:01:22

Es-me

Branleuse Thu 09-May-13 19:02:39

ezmay

thegreylady Thu 09-May-13 19:02:47

Ez mee as far I know and I love it.I think it would need an accent on the final 'e' to be Esmay.

dimdommilpot Thu 09-May-13 19:15:28

My dd is es-may, though she calls herself 'me'. She is 2.6

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