ED asked in Pregnancy & ParentingBaby Names · 4 weeks ago

Spelling this name?

I love the name Vada (just like from the movie My Girl) but I’m not fond of the spelling. I don’t think people would be able to pronounce it properly, it looks like it’s pronounced Vad-duh. Are there any other suggestions one could propose? I also don’t like the spelling ‘Veda’. I really like the spelling ‘Vayda’ but haven’t gotten any positive feedback.

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  • 4 weeks ago

    How about Vaida?

  • 4 weeks ago

    Vada is the best spelling for that. Most people will know how to pronounce it.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Vayda or Vadah....I perfer Vayda

  • Kevin
    Lv 5
    4 weeks ago

    Vada - upon seeing this name I would pronounce it as vay-da

    Vayda is a reasonable spelling 

    Suggestions 

    Veida 

    Vaeda 

    Vaida 

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  • Snid
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    It you want to make sure people pronounce it correctly go with Vayda.  I would never pronounce Vada any way but vay-da, though.

  • 4 weeks ago

    i have Vaeda on my list but my second favorite is Vayda :)

  • 4 weeks ago

    Veda, Veyda, Vayda… all acceptable options. 

  • 4 weeks ago

    In English, when vowels are separated by a consonant, the first vowel is a long vowel - Vada is Vay-dah.

    You can add the /y/ if you want, Vayda, but Vada is fine.

    I like the name.

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    Imagine Emperor Palpatine saying in his British accent, "Lord Vader has V.D."

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