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Name pronunciation

I'm working on converting lists of names into phonetic versions for English speakers again, and would be grateful for any helpful input on how the following names are pronounced:

(1) Loizou (Cypriot, so I assume the "zou" bit is "zoo", as in Greek, but what of the "Loi"? If it's actually λοι, I think it'd be "lee", but could it be "loy" or "lwah"?)

(2) Mansour (possibly Farsi?)

(3) Ajzensztat (I think this is romanised Hebrew. "Aazh-zen-shtart", maybe?)

(4) Trevisanut (Hungarian?)

Thanks everyone!

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