Thesiger to Vaux

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

Thorold

Thurrald

Thynne

Thin

Tichbourne

Titch-bourne

Tighe

Tie

Tollemache

Tol-mash (Tall-mash is archaic)

Torphichen

Tor-kken

Touchet

Touch-et

Tovey

Tuvvy

Trafalgar

Traffle-gar (title only)

Traquair

Tra-quare

Tredegar

Tre-deegar

Trefusis

Tre-fusis

Trevelyan

Tre-villian

Trimlestown

Trimmels-ton

Trowbridge

Troobridge

Tuchet

Touch-et

Tuite

Tute

Tullibardine

Tulli-bard-in

Turnour

Turner

Tuvey

Tuvvy

Twohy

Too-y

Twysden

Twis-den

Tynte

Tint

Tyrrell

Tirrell

Tyrwhitt

Tirrit

Tyzack

Tie-sack

Urquhart

Urk-ut

Uvedale

Youv-dale

Vachell

Vay-chell

Valentia

Val-en-shia

Valletort

Valley-tort

Van Straubenzee

Van Straw-ben-zie

Vaughan

Vawn

Vaux

Vokes

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