Am I crazy?

Discussion in 'Baby Names' started by CloverMouse, Oct 10, 2013.

  1. CloverMouse

    CloverMouse Mom of 2

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    I'm kind of liking the name Bo/Beau for a girl. What do you think? Which spelling?
    Or should I just tell my hormones to pipe down?
     
  2. amytrisha

    amytrisha Mother, fiancé, housewife

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    If you like it why not :)
    I prefer Beau, jus cos it looks nice hahaha!
     
  3. cherrylips100

    cherrylips100 Well-Known Member

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    I love the name Beau for a boy or a girl.
     
  4. halullat

    halullat Well-Known Member

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    My brothers middle name is Beau and I think it is a lovely name for either a boy or girl x
     
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    xjesx Well-Known Member

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    I like the idea of it, its just that Beau means Boy, Young Man, male partner.

    I understand the popularity of unisex names, its just I can't get pass the fact it means Man.
     
  6. CloverMouse

    CloverMouse Mom of 2

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    I'm not usually big on unisex names (despite my son beingnamed Quinn) Which is why I wonder if my hormones are taking over lol. I like it But I'm not sure I can see me making my little girl Beau. Still going with the idea though.
     
  7. mh_ccl

    mh_ccl Well-Known Member

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    Perhaps I'm biased because DH is named Beau, but it's just not a female name to me.
     
  8. zumbaloverr

    zumbaloverr Well-Known Member

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    To me, it doesn't sound like a very.... FEMALE name (I think of Bo Burnham haha). But if you like it, go for it! Hormones are there for a reason, sister :thumbup:
     
  9. Dantes Mom

    Dantes Mom Well-Known Member

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    I also love beau for a girl my concern is that it won't grow with them is it too childish! Just my opinion as I too love it for a boy or a girl xx
     
  10. JJKCB

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    I would suggest Bo for a middle name rather than first
     
  11. Storm1jet2

    Storm1jet2 Well-Known Member

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    My neighbors call their golden retriever Bo, so unfortunately I have that association!
     
  12. bassdesire

    bassdesire Well-Known Member

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    I don't like it--the slang word association makes it odd to me??
     
  13. Elizabean

    Elizabean Well-Known Member

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    I like it for either gender.

    I know a young woman called Beau (friend of friend, about 25ish I think) and my 6 month old nephew is also called Beau.
     
  14. RubyRainbows

    RubyRainbows TTC Baby#2 Since Oct/2009

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    There was a famous actress named Bo Derek - Google her if you've never heard of her - she is gorgeous! :flower:

    I think you will prob go off this name before the baby arrives - it seems more like an "impulse" name - those pop into my head a lot too!! (In fact just last night I was trying to convince OH that "Cash" would be a great baby name to consider!!!)

    I would say Beau is for a boy & Bo is for a girl (like "Little Bo Peep").
     
  15. MBGibbs

    MBGibbs Well-Known Member

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    Bo. Very sweet! Xxx
     
  16. bumblebeexo

    bumblebeexo Well-Known Member

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    I love it, I like it for a boy or a girl.
     
  17. Amygdala

    Amygdala Well-Known Member

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    To me, Beau is clearly a boy's name. It's French for "handsome boy/man", it just sounds very odd to me as a girls name. Almost like calling your son Lady. To be honest, when I hear of a girl named Beau, the first thing I think is that her parents didn't speak French and picked a French name without bothering to look up its meaning. :nope: The female equivalent, Belle, I think works well for a girl.
     
  18. CloverMouse

    CloverMouse Mom of 2

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    It might be a passing thing lol. Thanks for the opinions. ..
     

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