How does one correctly pronounce the letter ‘H’: “Aych” or “haych”?

What is the correct sound of the letter H when reading the alphabet – is it ‘aych’ or ‘Haych’ ?


The Cambridge Online Survey of World Englishes has the question, “How do you pronounce the letter ‘H’?”

Their current results:

aitch (85%)
haitch (12%)
I use something else (2%)

You can see a clearer (and navigable) image of this response map at the link above by registering and taking the survey:

COSWE results

Source : Link , Question Author : nicholas ainsworth , Answer Author : Callithumpian

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