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Cucuy

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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | πŸ‘οΈ 5 Views | πŸ”Š 5 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: Spanish

Meaning: Spanish name meaning boog...

Pronunciation: kuh-koo-ee, /kΙ™Λˆku.i/, K Y UW K Y UW IY

Popularity Rank: #484,034

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  • 1. Cucuy Meaning
  • 2. Cucuy Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Cucuy
  • 4. Translations of Cucuy
  • 5. Cucuy Name Popularity
  • 6. Cucuy Name Poster
  • 7. Names similar to Cucuy

Cucuy Meaning

The name Cucuy is of Spanish origin and is a variant of the word 'cucuΓ­', which refers to a mythical creature in Latin American folklore. The Cucuy is often depicted as a boogeyman or ghost used to scare children into behaving.

Cucuy also means "Spanish name meaning boogeyman or ghost from Latin American folklore.".

Cucuy is found in United States of America, Mexico, Guatemala, and 1 more countries.

Cucuy Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: kuh-koo-ee

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /kΙ™Λˆku.i/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: K Y UW K Y UW IY

K: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

Y: Pronounce as in "yes" (Y EH S)

UW: Pronounce as in "blue" (B L UW)

K: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

Y: Pronounce as in "yes" (Y EH S)

UW: Pronounce as in "blue" (B L UW)

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Cucuy Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Cucuy is recorded 31 times globally, ranking it as the 484,034th most common name worldwide.

Cucuy is most prevalent in United States of America, with 22 occurrences, making it the 51,476th most popular name in the country.

In United States of America, the name Cucuy is found among 1 in every 82232 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

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Cucuy Name Poster

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