I would like to know what the states where data is pronounced like "Dayta" are or what's this accent called?

Also, where is it pronounced normally like "daata"? and what's the name of the accent?

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    I don't think this pronunciation is unique to American accents. I think it's more personal preference. Some people say dayta and some people say dahta. There's even an old song about it. – Andrew Jul 6 '18 at 15:24
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    The full OED lists four pronunciations (Brit.ˈ/deɪtə/, /dɑːtə/, U.S. /dædə/, /deɪdə/) - essentially two British and two American versions of the vowel difference noted by OP here, so as @Andrew says, it's not even "regional" enough to talk about a US/UK split here. Not so much a matter of "accent" as just two variations that people everywhere might choose between. – FumbleFingers Jul 6 '18 at 15:53
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    The pronunciation of data isn't particularly regional because it's not an everyday word that people might pick up from their environment as small children. You do find regional pronunciations in everyday words that children learn from their parents or peer groups, but for more specialized or technical words that people learn later in life, pronunciation is going to be more idiosyncratic than regional. – Canadian Yankee Jul 6 '18 at 15:59
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    Earlier at EL&U: Data pronunciation: “dayta” or “dahta”?. – choster Jul 6 '18 at 16:06
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    It probably depends on how much Star Trek [NG] they've watched too. Even the very British JL Picard called him 'dayta'. – Tetsujin Jul 6 '18 at 17:01

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