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Feminizations are, in the classic sense, feminine variations of male names rather than unisex baby names. You may be attracted to these baby names because you want to name a daughter after dad or grandpa, or maybe you simply love the traditional feel of many of these baby names.
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  • Patricia

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    Patricia still sounds patrician, though its scores of nicknames definitely don't. Wildly popular from the forties (Number 4 in 1948) through the sixties, Patricia has been fading ever since--but a ... Read More 

  • Paula

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    Still seems stuck in the era of duo Paul and Paula bopping out the song "Hey, Paula".  Read More 

  • Paulina

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    More stylish than either Paula or Pauline, it was given a glamour gloss by model Paulina Porizkova in the nineties.  Read More 

  • Philippa

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    Philippa is a prime example of a boy's name adapted for girls that was common as crumpets in Cornwall, but rarely heard stateside, never having appeared in the Top 1000. That was before the advent... Read More 

  • Roberta

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    Harks back to the day when Roberta sat around discussing the latest Sinclair Lewis novel with pals Lois and Lorraine.  Read More 

  • Samantha

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    Samantha, a long-popular feminization of Samuel, though still in the Top 30, is finally beginning to fade after years of widespread use, though still a lovely name. The popularity of Samantha was ... Read More 

  • Simone

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    Simone, the elegant French feminization of Simon, strikes that all-important balance between unusual and familiar, and it's oozing with Gallic sophistication. Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has a daught... Read More 

  • Stephanie

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    Had more staying power than most female forms of a boy's name, managing to be feminine without being frilly, but is now fading fast.  Read More 

  • Theodora

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    Theodora is one of the most revival-worthy of the charmingly old-fashioned Victorian valentine names, softly evocative but still substantial, as is the reversed-syllable Dorothea. It was borne by s... Read More 

  • Thomasina

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    Rarely used now that many parents would rather appropriate men's names than sweeten them with feminine endings, but Thomasina does have some vintage appeal.  Read More 

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