Annelies is very pretty and sweet without being sugary. I also think of [name_f]Anne[/name_f] [name_m]Frank[/name_m]. I pronounce [name_f]Anneliese[/name_f] as ah-nuh-leez-uh and Annelies as ah-nuh-leez, so would spell it based on which pronunciation you want. [name_m]Even[/name_m] if Americans would pronounce [name_f]Anneliese[/name_f] the way you want, personally I’d still feel weird about knowing and deliberately pronouncing the name “wrong.”
I think of [name_f]Anne[/name_f] [name_m]Frank[/name_m], too! [name_f]Anne[/name_f] lies didn’t even cross my mind when I saw it, and I’m sort of miffed I didn’t notice it. Maybe I’ll have to leave it as either a MN, or a name for future stories. I’m thinking about using it for a story I’m brainstorming for right now, but if that doesn’t work out, maybe I’ll just have to keep it in mind for the future. le sigh.