I wish I hadn’t given my child a unique name – even her headteacher has no idea how to say it, I was too young | The Sun

CHOOSING a name for your child is one of the hardest decisions a parent will make in the early stages.

And one mum wishes she hadn’t given her daughter such a unique name as no one knows how to pronounce it.

TikTok user Lucy May Thompson, who posts under @lunamay990, shared how she picked the name Eowynn for her girl.

She said she doesn’t “regret” her choice but wishes she’d properly considered the knock-on effects.

Lucy explained: “I was 22, 23 when I had her. I liked the odd names.

“Her name is Eowynn.

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“People read that and they think it’s pronounced like Owen or Ewan, names like that.

“Teachers get really stuck on it.

“When she’s got supply or even the head teacher couldn’t get it right.

“I don’t think it necessarily bugged her but there was a slight frustration.”

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Lucy said her daughter had to go to A&E recently and she had to listen out for the second name as she knew staff would mispronounced Eowynn’s name.

The mum continued: “No one was going to get the first name right and they didn’t.”

She added that even Eowynn’s brother struggles to pronounce the name, and instead calls her “B” as they used to say “look at the baby.”

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However, another mum has revealed how she regretted giving her daughter a “classic name” as it’s so common.

So it can be tough to win either way!

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