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.
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  • Quincy

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

  • Raleigh

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

  • Roy

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

  • Sawyer

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    Sawyer is a stylish, newly unisex name, used for their daughters by such parents as onetime "Rosanne" daughter Sara Gilbert. While Sawyer feels more conventionally masculine -- maybe it's the image... Read More 

  • Spencer

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    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

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    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 apprec... Read More 

  • Wylie

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    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 h... Read More 

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