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I've heard this name pronounced "ah-THEEN" and "ah-THEE-nah" (like Athena.) Can someone tell me which is correct?
-- Lady Seashell  4/14/2008
According to, A·the·ne (/əˈθini/) should be pronounced: [uh-thee-nee] or [ə-THEE-nee], with stress on the second syllable.
-- Shibbeh  8/30/2008
Even if it isn't the correct pronunciation I like it pronounced ATH-EEN.
-- italiannames  11/28/2009
The French pronunciation is actually more like "Atune" (A as in "at" and "tune") I'm not sure how to explain it but somewhat like the name Adam but with a T sound instead of the D. The "e" at the end is NOT stressed as "ee" or really even pronounced. has a German pronunciation that sounds more like the pronunciations people are suggesting.
-- Anonymous User  9/15/2011

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