Boy Names for Girls

Some of the coolest baby girl names are not girls' names at all but boys' names. We're seeing more and more 100% boy names being used for girls, from nicknames like Sam and Charlie, to occupational or surnames such as Sawyer or McKinley. Here, some boy names that can work for girls.
  • Quincy

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Quincy is a Presidential surname name that actually sounds both cute and strong when used for a girl. Read More 

  • Raleigh

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    An attractive North Carolina unisex place name, Raleigh's soft sound is particularly appropriate for a girl. Read More 

  • Roy

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    If girls have adopted Ray, why not Roy. Read More 

  • Sawyer

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Sawyer is a stylish, newly unisex name, used for their daughters by such parents as Sara Gilbert, co-host of The Talk and former actress on Roseanne. While Sawyer feels more... Read More 

  • Spencer

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Yes, Spencer makes a plausible and powerful female choice these days, though still thought of as primarily for boys. Kelsey Grammer used it for his daughter in the 1980's. Read More 

  • Timothy

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    A second-tier classic, the New Testament Timothy moves in and out of fashion more than John and James. But though it peaked in the 1960s, many modern parents -- almost 3,000 last year -- still... Read More 

  • Wylie

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Wylie is one Celtic surname with as much appeal for girls as for boys. Wylie is ripe for spelling variations: Wiley is as appropriate as Wylie but when you spell it Wylei, as Corey Parker did for... Read More 

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