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I pronounce this name eh-LYE-juh, not eh-LYE-zha. The latter sounds too much like Eliza.
-- Elly747  2/18/2007
Ee-LIE-zha is the original Hebrew pronunciation. Ee-LIE-juh is an Anglicized pronunciation and does make the name sound more masculine. You aren't "required" to pronounce it the Hebrew way. I also don't think it sounds outdated or old fashioned. Actually, it sounds like a modern name to me.
-- Anonymous User  3/17/2007
Why contribute false information?! What you had written is inverted. The original Hebrew pronunciation is Ee-LIE-juh and Ee-LIE-zha is the Anglicized one.
-- Anonymous User  10/16/2008
Pronounced "E-li:yah".
-- Karcoolka  2/11/2008
Pronunciation ee-lie-ran.
-- NickInUse  6/8/2008
Pronounced eh-lee-yah.
-- MaggieSimpson  6/7/2010

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