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November 9th, 2012, 12:29 PM
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I know there are mixed opinions as to androgynous names on females, especially when they're more "masculine" feeling. Wdyt of these names on females? Do they work? Too masculine?

Bennett
Jameson
Rowan
Keaton
Sutton
Mason
Eli
Brennan/Brynnan
Bryce
Tanner
Chandler
Teague
Elliot
Reed
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November 9th, 2012, 02:34 PM
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Rowan
Brennan/Brynnan
Chandler
Teague
Elliot

I like the name Micah for a girl
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November 9th, 2012, 05:12 PM
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Rowan or Teague are the only ones I'd consider. I'm a preschool teacher and I teach a girl named Elliette and she's one of my favorites so I've become partial to that name.
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November 9th, 2012, 06:09 PM
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I would consider Rowan, Brynnan, or Elliott.

One of my best friends is named Elizabeth but she has gone by Eli for as long as I've known her. To me, it works very well for a girl because of her.
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November 9th, 2012, 06:36 PM
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I wouldn't use them myself but out of those I think these work...
Rowan
Sutton
Chandler
Elliott
Reed

Carsyn and Miller are two that I like.
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November 10th, 2012, 01:15 PM
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I have heard of a female Mason, Tanner, Keaton, Bennet and Elliott before only know one of each. I think Rowan is the one most commonly used for a girl.
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November 10th, 2012, 01:36 PM
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Only Rowan.
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November 10th, 2012, 04:39 PM
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Bennett -No
Jameson - No
Rowan - yes!
Keaton - No
Sutton - maybe
Mason - maybe
Eli - No
Brennan/Brynnan - No, and Brynnan spelling is really NMS
Bryce - maybe
Tanner - Heck no!
Chandler - Yes
Teague - No
Elliot - yes!
Reed - No

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November 11th, 2012, 12:02 AM
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Bennett- Yes
Jameson- No
Rowan- Rowanne
Keaton- Yes
Sutton- Yes
Mason- No
Eli- Yes
Brennan/Brynnan- Yes
Bryce- Yes
Tanner- No
Chandler- No
Teague- No
Elliot- Yes
Reed- Yes
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November 11th, 2012, 03:54 PM
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I like Rowan & Teague on girls. I've seen Cooper used for a girl.
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November 11th, 2012, 08:23 PM
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I like -

Jameson
Rowan
Brennan


I would consider using those 3.
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November 11th, 2012, 09:44 PM
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I love this type of style for girls! Feels spunky to me! Here are my likes/dislikes:

Bennett- dislike on a girl bc of the Ben nn

Jameson- like; I know a female Jamison, so it has a feminine feel to me

Rowan- this is all girl to me

Keaton- love

Sutton- this feels more boy to me

Mason- dislike

Eli- boy

Brennan/Brynnan- I could see this on a girl, but I don't really like it

Bryce- boy!

Tanner- cute on a girl

Chandler- was on my girl list

Teague- like

Elliot- liking this more and more on a girl

Reed- I know a girl Reed, so I like it!
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November 12th, 2012, 09:22 AM
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I like Bennett, Elliot, and Reed out of your masculine girl names. Benny, Ellie, Reed all NN nicely (I'm thinking of a few others that sound great, too!).

About the name Jameson.. I've mentioned on the boards before that I don't like it because of its alcohol connotations.. Does that not bother others about it? I feel that way about all kinds of names that are brands or types of liquor or wine. I agree that it has a nice ring but I just can't get past the booze aspect. IMO
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November 12th, 2012, 12:16 PM
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Rowan is the only one I would use on a girl.

I do know a 6 year old girl named Jamison.
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November 12th, 2012, 05:57 PM
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All strictly boys names to me.
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November 12th, 2012, 08:52 PM
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I like some androgynous names on girls but not any of the ones you listed (although I like many of them for boys).
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November 13th, 2012, 11:30 PM
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I only like Sutton for a girl
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