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  1. #1
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    Riley- has it gone pink now? AUSSIES??

    Love this name, remembered how much I like it but realised in US it's turned pink.
    I am in Australia- where it's way more for boys and sometimes a girl- but will it slowly turn pink here too?

    All opinions needed- but especially Aussie berries.
    BABY GIRL FINALLY DUE 5 October after 2 Years of IVF
    Delivery booked: Debuting on or before 26th September!

    Current favourite "top" 3 girls names for little Miss: Phoebe Rose Eloise
    Other (MNs probably) we like: Matilda Madeleine Charlotte Eliza Violet Kate Jade Elizabeth Iris Scarlett Felicity Chloe


    Current (but never to be used...) favourite boy names: Oliver Thomas Henry William Alexander Flynn Liam Hugo Isaac Bennett Nikolai Reid Edward nn Ned Gus Tobias Austin Blake

  2. #3
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    I really love it for a boy! I know plenty of boys with the name Riley. Most girls spell it Rylee or Ryleigh or some other trashy (excuse me) version like that. I think it's much better suited for a boy, honestly.
    ♂ Ellis Christopher / Asher Estlin / Seth Joshua / Gordon Thomas / Russell Joseph ♂
    ♀ Marilyn Kay / Joanna Kathryn / Tessa Diane / Nola Elaine / Christine Ruby ♀

  3. #5
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    I'm American, but to me Riley is all boy. I've yet to meet a Riley.
    ♂ | Samuel ◊ Edward ◊ George ◊ Arthur ◊ Ezra ◊ Gideon ◊ James ◊ Quentin ◊ Solomon ◊ Jasper
    ♀ | Helen ◊ Cora ◊ Anne ◊ Jane ◊ Caroline ◊ Catherine ◊ Gwen ◊ Georgia ◊ Elizabeth ◊ Lydia

  4. #7
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    That's a GREAT start. Not too pink after all?
    I have paired it in my mind with another favourite: Riley Cormac
    BABY GIRL FINALLY DUE 5 October after 2 Years of IVF
    Delivery booked: Debuting on or before 26th September!

    Current favourite "top" 3 girls names for little Miss: Phoebe Rose Eloise
    Other (MNs probably) we like: Matilda Madeleine Charlotte Eliza Violet Kate Jade Elizabeth Iris Scarlett Felicity Chloe


    Current (but never to be used...) favourite boy names: Oliver Thomas Henry William Alexander Flynn Liam Hugo Isaac Bennett Nikolai Reid Edward nn Ned Gus Tobias Austin Blake

  5. #9
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    I'm Australian. I know several little boy Rileys and not one girl Riley. I would think Riley was weird on a girl. That said, Aussie parents do tend to follow US/UK naming trends pretty closely in general, so it's hard to say what the future might be like.

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