How is Zooey pronounced?
|Pronunciation||/ˈzoʊi/ ZOH-ee, /ˈzuːi/ ZOO-ee|
|Language(s)||1. Hebrew 2. Greek|
|Derivation||1. Zechariah 2. Zoe|
How do you pronounce Zooey from Franny and Zooey?
Why is Zooey Deschanel spelled like that?
As if her first name wasn’t deceiving enough, “Deschanel” is supposedly pronounced “Day-shuh-NELL” with a greater emphasis on the last syllable.
Is Zooey a male name?
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