Boy's name for a girl?

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  1. Cattia

    Cattia Well-Known Member

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    We have a name George our baby if it's a boy (which we are almost certain it is as we think we saw some bits on the scan even though we are team yellow).

    However if we do have a girl, we aren't sure - we both really like the name Rowan for a girl, but do you think people would assume it was a boy's name?
     
  2. lynys

    lynys Charley's Mommy

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    I don't think it should matter. Our little girl is going to be named Charley, which although spelled differently, is very much a boys name.

    If celebrities can name their children after fruit, or give them names like Prince 1 and Prince 2, then we should be able to name our girls with "boys" names imo.
     
  3. poplet

    poplet Well-Known Member

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    my friends little girl is called Georgie, it's lovely for her :D
     
  4. Hollys_Twinny

    Hollys_Twinny Well-Known Member

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    Morgan is used for boys and girls but that didnt put me off :)
     
  5. PeanutBean

    PeanutBean Mumma to Byron & Indigo

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    I have a friend called Rowan, she is a girl! Tbh I didn't even know it was 'meant' to be s boy's name when I met her. I'm not really sure how plant names can have a gender.
     
  6. Cattia

    Cattia Well-Known Member

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    I think it's because I was thinking of Rowan Attkinson!
     
  7. Wudluvanuva1

    Wudluvanuva1 Mummy to 3 little monkeys

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    I think it's personal choice i have a little girl called Ashten, weve never met another one & it really suits her maybe u could adapt the spelling to make it feel more girly? xx
     
  8. MarylandGirl

    MarylandGirl Well-Known Member

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    Maybe Rowena? But Rowan would be cute, too!
     
  9. AP

    AP Well-Known Member
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    I like it, and I defo think its a unisex name. I love unisex names, hence my daughter being called simpily Alex.
     
  10. tinybutterfly

    tinybutterfly Proud Mommy

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    i think it's a unisex name, not typical for either boy or girl, i like it for both
     
  11. shimmy

    shimmy mummy , daddy and baby

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    My sister is called Georgia, we call her George :)

    I know 1 boy and 2 girl rowans
     
  12. Tiffa130

    Tiffa130 first time mom

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    Rowan is a great name for a girl & is the name of a female character in an Anne Rice book.
     
  13. mummy2lola

    mummy2lola Mum to 2 trying for 3

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    Do u know what,all the boys names I wouldn't pick for a boy I LOVE for a girl.James,Ryan,Toni,Reece,dani,the list goes on.if u want that name u go for it Hun xx
     
  14. Kel127

    Kel127 Mommy to Connor & Rowan

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    I like Rowan better for a girl. Connor would have been Rowan if he was a girl! I saw the name for a female character in an Anne Rice book, and fell in love with it!
     
  15. 5ara

    5ara Fin's mom

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    I would actually assume that Rowan would be a girl. I think it's very pretty.
     
  16. babybear75

    babybear75 Well-Known Member

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    i love boys names for girls, might be something to do with being a Jo myself!!!

    we really liked Jamie but have decided to go with Jess . . .. i really like tommi for a girl (maybe next time!)

    i like Rowan - isn't it welsh??? x
     
  17. MidnightSun

    MidnightSun Well-Known Member

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    I think Rowan for a little girl is lovely. I know someone who named their little girl Sydney, which I absolutely love!

    You do whatever you want to do, don't worry about other people x x
     
  18. bjbarrachus

    bjbarrachus son, stepdaughter & bun

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    I myself did not know that Rowan was a boys name at all. My name is Billie, and growing up, it could be a little annoying, but for the most part, people didn't focus on it being a boys name, they were happier to sing Michael Jacksons Billie Jean is not my lover to me. But now that I am older, I like my name because there are not many women with it. Although there are a lot of men named Billy. When I go to the doctor, most people that call me back in the office, are looking for a male to respond, and I stand up instead. Over all it hasn't been to bad though, so if you like it, go with it. It is difficult to choose names that both of you agree on. We knew that if we had a daughter her first name would be Trinity, but we couldn't decide on the middle name, and it took a very long time for us to agree on a boys name. Just say it out loud, and see how it sounds to you. My husband didn't like the name we chose for our son, until I said it out loud, and then he loved it and wouldn't consider anything else for him. Mason...some people like it, some people ask if he will be building brick houses, but I don't care, cuz we like it and that is all that matters.
     
  19. TTCBB3

    TTCBB3 expecting baby #3!!

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    My daughters name is Parker. There are VERY few girl with that name and alot of ppl say him/he when talking about parker if they dont really know her. Even my OBGYN (who delivered her!) has mistakenly called her a him/he once or twice!! lmao. I dont care. Im currently pregnant with another girl and her name is going to be Camrynn (boys version would probably be Camren or Kamren?) ::))
     
  20. nicki01

    nicki01 Well-Known Member

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    I have got a Charlie girl! And its the typical boys spelling but i love it and dont care! People always so he or him after i say her name even tho she is in bright pink!!
     

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