Pronounciation of a surname

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How do you pronounce the surname Cheney?
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Please confirm

Hello TDOL,

As far as the pronunciation of Cheney, do you mean "chain" like a ring of metal? and what do you mean with ee ? Should I pronounce the last part of the surname with a sound i or with the sound of two e?
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chain= ring of metal

ee= knee (without the 'kn')
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