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"Y" as a vowel in a name

"Y" represents the "ee" (IPA: i) sound at the end of words like baby, Lacy etc.

Can "y" be used to represent this same "ee" (IPA: i) sound in the middle of a name?

e.g. Khalysi instead of Khaleesi?

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