How Do You Spell AIKIN?
The correct spelling of the name "Aikin" is often debated. It is pronounced /ˈeɪkɪn/ according to the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). The letter "A" is pronounced as "ay" and the letter "I" is pronounced as "ih." The spelling with an "I" instead of an "A" (Aiken) is more common in Scotland and northern England, while the spelling with an "A" is more common in southern England and the United States. Regardless of the spelling, the pronunciation remains the same.