Mereworth to Naas

The archaic pronunciation of surnames has not always developed at the same pace as our language, and can cause confusion. The table below gives guidance on the pronunciation of a selection of English surnames - establishing the traditional pronunciation of a surname will ensure that you do not cause offence. 

Surname

Pronunciation

Metcalfe

Met-calf

Methuen

Meth-wen

Meux

Mews

Meynell

Men-el

Meyrick

Merr-ick

Mitchelham

Mitch-lam

Michie

Micky

Midleton

Middle-ton

Millais

Mill-ay

Mocatta

Mow-catta

Molyneux

Mully-neux or Mully-nu

Monaco

Mon-aco

Monck

Munk

Monckton

Munkton

Monro

Mun-roe

Monson

Mun-sun

Montagu

Mon-tagu

Montgomery, Montgomerie

Mun-gum-eri

Monzie

M'nee

Moran

Moor-an

Moray

Murray

Mordaunt

Mor-dant

Mosicy

Mozeley

Mostyn

Moss-tin

Mottistone

Mottiston

Moulton

Mole-ton

Mountmorres

Mount-morris

Mowbray

Mo-bray

Mowll

Mole

Moynihan

Moy-ni-han

Munro

Mun-roe

Myddelton

Middle-ton

Mytton

Mitton

Naas

Nace

 

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