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Brett Favre

How is Brett Favre's surname pronounced?

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June 21, 2016 7:35PM

Brett Favre has explained that his family has long pronounced it "FARV." He said the pronunciation is a result of his family heritage, which blends Cajun with Choctaw Indian.

According to James Favre, the name is French and should be pronounced "Fav-RAY".

Source: poynter.org/article_feedback/article_feedback_list.asp?user=390799 In French, it would be "FAH-vruh" or "Fah-VRAY," depending on whether the ending "e" has an accent aigu.