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WhiteHorse226 June 8th, 2011 07:24 AM

Etienne?
 
What do you think of this name?

This is a French boy name that is a variant of Stephen. It means crown and it is pronounced 'Eh-tee-yin'.

Do you think it is usable for someone who is not French?

~Caroline~ June 8th, 2011 08:05 AM

Re: Etienne?
 
I love it, but I am French :p

I still think non-French speakers could use it.

P*to*the*ORTIA June 8th, 2011 09:04 AM

Re: Etienne?
 
It's nms but I like the sound of it.

IAmMomMomIAm June 8th, 2011 10:19 AM

Re: Etienne?
 
I like the sound of it, but the spelling looks overly feminine to me. I don't think I could use it on a boy.

2Nlove June 8th, 2011 10:34 AM

Re: Etienne?
 
I like it but it makes me think of the shoe/purse brand Etienne Aigner...which I always just assumed was a female designer b/c it sounds more feminine to me.

L.C. June 8th, 2011 07:49 PM

Re: Etienne?
 
I immediately assumed it was a girls name, and that would make it challenging for me to use it, as a non-French individual :)

Happy Song June 13th, 2011 12:38 AM

Re: Etienne?
 
I wouldn't use it but I like it on other peoples kids.

I love love love Etana. Which may be a feminie variation.

mlbsnb June 13th, 2011 03:36 PM

Re: Etienne?
 
My neighbor's name is Etienne. He's french canadian living in U.S. I like the name, but it's a bit too foreign sounding for my taste.

CeilidhBrennan June 14th, 2011 01:18 AM

Re: Etienne?
 
I like it but it would only work on a French speaking family (which you might be, I don't know)

Merolia June 14th, 2011 05:32 PM

Re: Etienne?
 
It's definitely not a girl's name. I like it, but I think you would have pronunciation problems if you don't live in a French-speaking area.

doremi June 14th, 2011 10:25 PM

Re: Etienne?
 
I always assumed it was a feminine name too... I like how it sounds, but think it would be a hard sell if you were living in a non-french speaking area.

carlyheartsphil June 15th, 2011 05:37 PM

Re: Etienne?
 
its ok but does sound a bit feminine.

huntersaunt July 10th, 2011 03:51 PM

Re: Etienne?
 
I like it and I know someone named Etienne. I don't think it has to be a French family, but it would make more sense.


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