Talk

Advanced search

How do you pronounce Jacoby?

(16 Posts)
squeaver Tue 13-Jul-10 18:55:51

Would it be JAC-oby?

Or Ja-COB-y?

One of those names I've only ever seen written down

FranSanDisco Tue 13-Jul-10 18:58:51

I'd pronounce it with emphasis on the eee sound - jac-ob-eeeeee

Phoenix Tue 13-Jul-10 18:59:21

Maybe YA-COBY?

lifeas3plus1 Tue 13-Jul-10 19:20:40

I'd pronounce it Ja-coby.

SuzysZoo Tue 13-Jul-10 22:48:55

I'd pronounce it "Jack" followed by "oby" as in Obi - 1 -Kenobi

Wags Tue 13-Jul-10 22:52:42

I would also pronounce it Jac ob eeeee. Nice name smile

LimaCharlie Tue 13-Jul-10 22:54:01

Like SuzysZoo would

PrettyCandles Tue 13-Jul-10 23:01:50

ja-COE-bee
or
jah-COE-bee

Or possibly JA-cobb-ee.

Unless it was a nickname for Jacob, in which case JAY-co-bee

squeaver Wed 14-Jul-10 16:01:07

Hadn't thought about JAY-co-bee.

I think that could be it.

Decorhate Wed 14-Jul-10 16:06:40

Oh no don't do JAY-co-bee - will sound like you have a Jacob and are using a diminutive (like Johnny or Tommy) and (imo) will sound babyish as he gets older...

squeaver Wed 14-Jul-10 16:12:46

Oh God it's not for me, that would be a medical miracle!

PersonalClown Wed 14-Jul-10 16:15:44

Jack-o-beeeee.

Inspired by this gorgeous specimen of man?? by any chance?

squeaver Wed 14-Jul-10 16:25:22

<vom>

mybootsaremuddy Wed 14-Jul-10 19:44:58

Dh used to work with a Jacobi and it was pn ya-KO-bee

poppydaisy Wed 14-Jul-10 21:41:32

I'd pronounce it either as the name's owner or parents would like it pronounced smile.

Jenniferlbowers Mon 08-Apr-13 18:41:56

I'd say it should be yac o vee but we pronounce it jac o bee as that's what we thought most people would say and it'd avoid correction. However, from experience, most people say ja cobee

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now