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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan 2013

    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)
    August | Arlo | Jasper | Maxwell | Rowan | Theo
    Jemima | Juniper | Sylvie | Viola | Willa

  2. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    London, England
    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
    My darling Marian Illyria Aphrodite, March 2013 & Little Bunny (a girl!) due 9th of February 2014

  3. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Xi'An, China
    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...
    INTP Anthropologist Living in the centre of China, married to a Persian, and just enjoying a completely unpredictable life

    Emiliana Pari 郑煜曈 '14

    Raphael Kaveh
    Currently stuck on girls

    Names I love, but cannot use:

    Soren Pasha, Caspian Bardia, Caspar Siavash, Elias Rostam, Simon Kasra
    Valentina Parvaneh, Rosalind Tala, Viola Katayoun

  4. #7
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    Apr 2013
    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
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    I love it for either.
    Simon, Eloise/Louise, Faye, Judah, Thea, Felix, Iris, Cordelia, Roscoe, Lydia, Jasper, Phaedra, Adrian, Lucinda, Jane, Conrad, Wallace, Finnegan, Sylvie, Charlie, Dashiell, Juniper, Atlas, Matilda, Julian, Alice, Marlowe, Octavia, Jack, Marigold, Archer, Gabriel, Persephone, Raphael, Dov

    Just a grad student, dreaming ahead...

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