Originally Posted by RedsUp
Valiquette : Va-lee-kett (french-canadian)
Votto : V'auto (italian) like a fine car
And if I look at Dumatrait, wich is french in origin, it would be : Du (the U sounding like in Durham)-ma-tray but in plain american it is like the above.
Now you know that you don't pronounce names the way they should be based off of the origin.
Votto, if pronounced the italian way should be Voe-toe. Heck, my own last name is not pronounced the way it should be.