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      Smith   'smɪθ (SMITH ) Listen       Nguyen   'wen (WEN) Listen       Okundaye   ˌoʊ ku:n 'dɑ: jeɪ (oh-koon-DAH-yay ) Listen       Cruz   'kru:z (KROOZ ) Listen       Leblanc   lə 'blɑ:ŋk (luh-BLAHNK) Listen       O'Beirne   oʊ 'bɚn (oh-BURN ) Listen       Mcleod   mə 'klaʊd (muh-KLOWD ) Listen       Do   'doʊ (DOH ) Listen       Hough   'hʌf (HUHF) Listen       Negron   ne 'groʊn (neh-GROHN ) Listen       Mejia   mə 'hi: ə (muh-HEE-uh) Listen       Wisniewski   wɪz 'nu: ski: (wiz-NOO-skee) Listen       Xiong   'ʃjɑ:ŋ (SHYAHNG) Listen       Vajda   'vaɪ də (VY-duh ) Listen       Thiele   'θi:l (THEEL) Listen       Balbuena   bæl 'bweɪ nə (bal-BWAY-nuh ) Listen       Bushong   'bʊ ʃɑ:ŋ (BUU-shahng ) Listen       Necaise   'ni: ˌkeɪs (NEE-kace ) Listen       Ianuzzi   ˌaɪ ə 'nu: zi: (eye-uh-NOO-zee ) Listen       Uehara   ˌweɪ 'ha rə (way-HA-ruh) Listen       Chiou   'tʃu: (CHOO ) Listen       Yixing   'yi: ʃɪŋ (yee-SHING ) Listen       Khatun   kɑ: 'tu:n (kah-TOON ) Listen       Narayan   nə 'raɪ ən (nuh-RY-uhn ) Listen       Gaxiola   ˌgæ ʃi: 'oʊ lə (ga-shee-OH-luh ) Listen
      John   'ʤɑ:n (JAHN ) Listen       Chloe   'klo: i: (KLOH-ee ) Listen       Thomas   'tɑ:məs (TAH-muhs ) Listen       Siobhan   ʃə 'vɑ:n (shuh-VAHN ) Listen       Javier   hɑ: vyer (hah-VYAIR ) Listen       Swathi   swɑ ti: (SWAH-tee ) Listen       Pilar   pi: lɑ:r (pee-LAHR ) Listen       Soheir   so: 'he:r (soh-HAIR ) Listen
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Expert Name Pronunciation. You'll pronounce names like an expert - any name.

With years of research behind it, E-Speech name pronunciation software is the most accurate system available today for pronouncing names of people, places, and businesses in the United States. You'll hear and see phonetic spelling for any name.

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