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What are some alternate spellings for the name "Bahia"?

Asked by Lovelocke (1607 points ) October 9th, 2008

I’m trying to find a friend of mine from long ago named Jim Lott, but after about 30 minutes or so of googling, facebook and myspace I can’t yield any results. I decided to go for searching for his sisters (He has three, though I believe I’ve only met 2).

One of them (the younger) was named “Bahia”, only, they didn’t spell it like that. The spelling of her name, I want to say, had a “J” and a “G” in it somewhere.

What are other ways to spell “Bahia”?

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Mtl_zack's avatar

baja
baya
baha
beigha
beya

susanc's avatar

bajia?

AstroChuck's avatar

Baía. It’s the Spanish word for bay, just as Bahia is Portuguese for bay. Both are pronounced the same.

AstroChuck's avatar

Sorry. Reverse that.

SuperMouse's avatar

Is it pronounced Ba-he-a? If yes it could be Bahea, Beheya, Bahiya, or Bajia.

Lovelocke's avatar

Yes “Ba-hee-ya” or “Ba-hee-a”

Judi's avatar

Bahá’u’lláh is the prophet for the Bahá’í faith. Maybe if you search it with the accents.

eatmunky's avatar

Anyone that names their child Bahá’u’lláh is just cruel.

SuperMouse's avatar

Baha’u’lla’h’s given name was Husayn Ali.

fireside's avatar

Bahá’u’lláh translates to “Glory of God” not such a bad name.

eatmunky's avatar

i suppose. I had a hard time learning to spell my last name in preschool. I’d imagine Bahá’u’lláh would be no easy feat for a young child. Plus having to spell it for people when they don’t know how to pronounce it would be frustrating.

fireside's avatar

lol, i always felt bad for Arnold Shwazeneggar, er Schwartzanagger…um Shwitzinnogger, um, well… I always felt bad for Ah-nold

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