how will the irish pronounce my last name?

My last name is McGrath and I pronounce it Mc-gRa-tH (capitals for stress)

my dad says that they will most likely call me Mc-Graa

I don't want to be marked absent or appear inattentive

I will be in dublin if that makes any difference.

3 Answers

  • 9 years ago
    Best Answer

    I'm Irish, And your dad is right , it will probably be pronounced Ma Graa

  • Yeah most people that I know pronounce it Mc-Graa, but I pronounce it Mc-GRATH

  • 9 years ago

    Yip that's how it is pronounced here...but once you know how it will be pronounced you are aware so there should be no problem...

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