How is my sponsored child's name pronounced in Ecuador?

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Our sponsored girl's name is Janeth, and we are wondering if it is pronounced Haneth. Is there any way to find out?
When we first began sponsoring her, she had two n's in her name, but then it changed to only one. Do you know what could be the reason for that?
Thank you!
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Tim and Jen Shaffer

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Sierra, Employee

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Hi Tim and Jen! Thanks for reaching out to us. Regrettably, we do not have a pronunciation guide as to how the names are pronounced, so your guess would be as good as ours! I wish we could help you figure that out! In regards to the spelling of Janeth's name, it was probably put in the system incorrectly initially, and when our office discovered that, they corrected her name to have only one "n".
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« Yanet » probably. Like Janet but with y. Source: i lived in Ecuador and I speak Spanish. the th sound in Spanish doesn’t exist so when it’s used in names it’s pronounced like a « t ».
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Kristin Dodd

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Also with the spelling change, it could be a mistake or whoever listed it may have had to guess, or perhaps are not fully literate.

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