I thought I'd given my daughter a fairly common name, but people won't stop asking me how to pronounce it | The Sun

A MUM confessed she thought the name she picked out for her newborn was pretty normal.

But fitness influencer Ashy Bines has left fans confused after revealing she's called her baby girl Tala.

The blogger announced her newborn's name on Instagram, alongside a picture of her daughter in a white romper, writing: "TALA".

In comments on the post, numerous people were quick to ask Ashy how to pronounce the moniker – apparently confused as to whether it was "Tala" like "Nala" or like "Taylor".

"Congratulations. How do you pronounce her name?" one wrote.

“Pronounced like LALA or NALA but TALA (for those asking),” Ashy responded.


I’m a baby name consultant and here are the most popular name themes for 2023

Mum slammed for giving her newborn an animal-themed name

“Tala meanings ~ Gold, Star, Story, Noble & Wolf Princess, little palm tree and pretty girl (only learnt this after we announced and which countries the meanings coming from! So so cool."

Once Ashy had cleared up some people's confusion, others insisted they had no issues about the name.

"That’s 100 per cent not confusing,” one person wrote.

"How’s that confusing lol," someone else added.

Most read in Fabulous


Huge 90s band to reunite for King Charles' Coronation in May


My mum made us both take a pregnancy test for a laugh – but we were left stunned


We were sick of renting so bought a mobile home for £4K & live mortgage free

Name game

We wanted unique names for our kids so added ‘L’ to the beginning of words

“Tala. Like Nala. Why people adding a silent y,” another questioned.

"It’s definitely Tala. It’s really popular in the Philippines," read another comment.

"My partner is Filipino and it’s on our list for a future baby."

Ashy is also mother to eight-year-old son Taj with husband Steven Evans.

She gave birth to baby Tala in June.

Source: Read Full Article