WAYS PEOPLE HAVE PRONOUNCED MY NAME

My name is Javier. My name isn't easy. If you don't speak Spanish, it's downright weird. I understand.
  1. 1.
    Hauv-yed
    This is how my family says my name. If someone says it this way in public, it feels like home.
  2. 2.
    Hauve-ee-air
    This is pretty common. Most of my teachers growing up pronounced my name this way
  3. 3.
    Hauv-ee
    If a female says my name this way. I love it. I take it almost as a term of endearment.
  4. 4.
    Hauve
    This is the most common way people refer to me. It's cool.
  5. 5.
    Za-vee-yay
    This is way a French speaker might say my name. From Xavier. It's happened once or twice. I think it's amusing.
  6. 6.
    Ja-vee-air
    Ok you're just being lazy.
  7. 7.
    Jay-verz
    This was prevalent among the older boys in my neighborhood growing up.
  8. 8.
    Hauvz or Hobbs
    My friends in 5th and 6th grade referred to me thusly
  9. 9.
    Suave-y-hair
    My older cousin Patrick likes to call me this. I don't know...
  10. 10.
    Saviors Of The World!
    My grandpa Perfecto's nickname for me. He was a character, you would have liked him.