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A famous bearer of this name is a character of Edgar Allan Poe's, in the poem of the same name.
-- TNAislynne  5/11/2005
It's pronounced yoo-LAY-lee.
-- mariej2  11/25/2005
...if it's French, though, the pronunciation is probably more like yoo-lay-LEE.
-- Anonymous User  4/12/2006
Eulalie McKecknie Shinn is the mayor's wife in "The Music Man."
-- breakofday  7/11/2006
It's okay. This was Scarlett O'Hara's aunt's name, who lived in Charleston, SC.
-- xKatiex  10/20/2006
Pronounced eu-la-LEE.
-- Anonymous User  3/16/2007
The song "Eulalie" was written in 1851 by H. S. Cornwell & Stephen C. Foster, who also composed "Oh Susanna" & "Beautiful Dreamer". It's about the premature death of the bride Eulalie and the singer's wish for a peaceful afterlife.
-- Anonymous User  4/25/2007
I have seen it spelled Eulalee in a book. I didn't like it, either.
-- Anonymous User  9/17/2007
The pronunciation is uu-la-LI (see the key). The French "eu" hasn't an equivalent in English, but it's a bit like the "u" in "jump", for example. The name is very rare in France, and seems old-fashioned. [noted -ed]
-- Marie-Amelie  5/18/2008
Actually, I believe the French EU is pronounced much like YOO, just like we normally pronounce it. If it was Ulalie, then you'd be somewhat correct but in French I believe it's pronounced yoo-lah-LEE. I take French in school. In English I would pronounce it YOO-la-LEE. Never yoo-LAY-lee. That reminds me of ukulele.
-- Anonymous User  12/3/2008
Marie-Amelie's comment is right.
The French eu is pronounced UU according to the key, not YOO. It's kind of an 'err' sound. So, in French, it would be pronounced err-la-LEE. [noted -ed]
-- Theodore-Lenin  2/20/2009
Certainly underused, and a nice alternative to names like Emily.
-- vomiting  6/4/2009
Eulalie is the titular character of a poem by Edgar Allan Poe.
-- Mary Jack  7/15/2009
As far as I can tell, the British English pronunciation is YOO-lÉ™-lee, and the American/Canadian English pronunciation is yoo-LAY-lee.
-- Kate  6/3/2011
Eulalie is a great name! It's cute, old-fashioned, a bit mysterious, and very unusual without being made-up.
-- Bunko0  8/5/2011
Reminds me of "ooh la la" because the proper French pronunciation makes an "uu" or "ooh" sound not "you". I prefer Eulalia.
-- Anonymous User  10/9/2011
Here is an audio link to the proper French pronunciation to clear up any confusion about the yoo VS uu debate http://www.forvo.com/word/Eulalie/#fr
-- Anonymous User  2/11/2012
I've seen it with the pronunciation You-lily.
-- Anonymous User  8/2/2012

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