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This name isn't always pronounced AL-is, or the same as 'Alice', but also 'A-leese', which is more similar to the French pronunciation of 'Alice'.
-- Anonymous User  6/26/2005
NO NO NO! It's Alice with an I, why are people ruining perfectly good names. Stupidity.
-- Anonymous User  10/23/2006
Ruining perfectly good names? I personally happen to like this spelling--it's different, and interesting, (how often do you see a "y" in the middle of a name?) not that there was anything wrong with the original "i" spelling.

But you should know, if you look at the "Popularity" section for this spelling--it was most popular during the early 1900s, so this isn't something "stupid" recent people are doing.
-- Irish Pearl  3/16/2007
"How often do you see a "y" in the middle of a name?"

It's actually a pretty popular naming trend as of late.
-- Anonymous User  1/1/2008
The Alyce clover is a tropical plant of the Alysicarpu genus, grown in the southern United States.
-- AndrewJKD  4/13/2008
Why do people feel the need to shove a 'y' everywhere nowadays? Is it to balance out the times when people shoved an 'i' everywhere?
-- slight night shiver  5/15/2008
It's pronounced Uh-leese, with the A as an 'uh' sound, stressing leese rather than the other way around as in ALice. It is not Alice with a y. It is an alternative spelling of the name Elise, which is said exactly the same as Alyce (or Alyse, or Elyse).
-- alyce  7/14/2008
The name of the mother in the 80s tv show 'Family Ties' was called Alyce (might have been spelt Elyse but it's said exactly the same).
-- alyce  7/14/2008
It's my name, and I like it. I used to hate it because everyone mispronounces it, but now think it's quite pretty. It's good having a name that almost no one else has. I've never met another Alyce spelt the same way as mine, only an Elise and an Alyse. It's kind of an old-fashioned name, but sweet.
-- alyce  7/14/2008
This name looks ugly and trashy. Just stick to Alice.
-- number1212  11/8/2008
I personally don't like it spelled with a Y. Stick to an I.
-- Anonymous User  12/17/2008
The name Alyce was given to 69 baby girls born in the US in 2012.
-- Oohvintage  7/19/2013

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