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  1. #1
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    Jan 2013
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    Marlowe on the boys?

    I used to love Marlowe for a girl, but after going through the forum about the name I think it would work equally as well on a little boy, and I just adore the nickname 'Mars' for Marlowe.
    So my question is, do you think Marlowe is a truly unisex name and can work for boys,
    also, what do you think would be a dashing middle name for Marlowe?
    Felix Rafferty (9.2013) + unnamed bean (5.2015)
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  2. #3
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    For me Marlowe is all boy. I think of Christopher Marlowe and the fiction Philip Marlowe. Nothing feminine about them.

    Marlowe Antony
    Marlowe Oliver
    Marlowe Roderick
    Marlowe Sebastian
    Marlowe Tiberius
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  3. #5
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    I much prefer it on a boy, but I probably wouldn't use it... I wouldn't want my son to have a unisex name for fear that I might think it's unisex when everyone else does not...
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  4. #7
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    I've never even heard of Marlowe being used on a girl? I wouldn't even consider it a unisex name, but maybe I'm wrong.
    Lillian Elizabeth 6.16.13

  5. #9
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    I love it for either.
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