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How to pronounce girls name Jaime?

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DrNortherner Wed 17-Sep-08 10:16:41


Gobbledigook Wed 17-Sep-08 10:17:46

I knew someone with this spelling and it was Jamie

FabioBigBangBlackHole Wed 17-Sep-08 10:17:57

I think like Jamie.

SheSellsSeashellsByTheSeashore Wed 17-Sep-08 10:18:00

isnt just a daft way of spelling jamie? as in lee curtis?

Kathyis6incheshigh Wed 17-Sep-08 10:18:09

I had a student called that and it was pronounced like Jamie.

OliverCromwell Wed 17-Sep-08 10:18:25

The only Jaime I've known was a Chilean man. Pronounced (roughly) High-me (but with a more back-of-the-throat 'H').

Fimbo Wed 17-Sep-08 10:19:17

The girl that used to wax my eyebrows was called this, it's said Jamie but spelt Jaime.

Carmenere Wed 17-Sep-08 10:19:37

Ja-may as in Summer Heights High? SHH is a piss-take btw so I hope that is not how it is pronounced.

DrNortherner Wed 17-Sep-08 10:19:40

I was thinking 'high me' but have to make a call and ask for her and don't want to make a tit of myself.

cupsoftea Wed 17-Sep-08 10:19:45

Jay mee?

biglips Wed 17-Sep-08 10:20:00

It is pronounced as "Jamie" as my dp's cousin's dd got that name.

DeJaVous Wed 17-Sep-08 10:20:16

There was one at school with me, was just pronounced like the version of James.

seeker Wed 17-Sep-08 10:20:17

You don't. It's not a girl's name - it's a Hispanic (I think) boy's name - where it would (again I think) be pronounced something like Haim-e

tortoiseshell Wed 17-Sep-08 10:20:58

I knew a girl called Jaime and she pronounced it Jamie.

DeJaVous Wed 17-Sep-08 10:21:37

The Jaime at my school was a girl

fleacircus Wed 17-Sep-08 10:22:40

TBH and possibly irrelevant but if you don't know how to pronounce it probably lots of other people don't either, so I wouldn't recommend using it - poor whippersnapper will spend their whole life saying "no, it's actually Jay-me" or whatever.

foxytocin Wed 17-Sep-08 10:23:40

Jaime is a Spanish boy's name.

Hai (ask in Haiku or the glottal sound in Loch instead of the H sound ) + meh.

cupsoftea Wed 17-Sep-08 10:25:09

seems a usual girls & boys name to me?

DrNortherner Wed 17-Sep-08 10:25:26

No, she is definatley a girl. she signs her emails Miss Jaime xxxxxx

spicemonster Wed 17-Sep-08 10:26:20

It may be a spanish boy's name but Jaime Winstone is definitely a girl ...

ShowOfHands Wed 17-Sep-08 10:27:14

It's just jamie not spelt proper like. I know 2 of them.

foxytocin Wed 17-Sep-08 10:27:15

Then I fear her mum spelt 'Jamie' wrong when they registered her.

belgo Wed 17-Sep-08 10:28:23

ISn't there someone famous called Jaime? A singer or a model? I've heard of it, but wouldn't have a clue how to pronounce it.

ShowOfHands Wed 17-Sep-08 10:29:16

It's a legitimate spelling and a unisex name.

cupsoftea Wed 17-Sep-08 10:29:18

You can spell it how you want

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