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Thread: Rethinking an old favorite
July 17th, 2013 03:09 AM #1
Rethinking an old favorite
Adlai has been in my top five for a long time now. When I mentioned it to a friend the other day she said "Adlai, isn't that a girls name?". I'm not sure if she was referring to Adelaide, or Adlai itself. But either way, it had made me question my stance on the name. So what do you think? Should I hold on to Adlai? Or toss is out because its "too girly" and may be confused for Adelaide?__________________________________________________
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July 17th, 2013 03:18 AM #3Senior Member
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July 17th, 2013 03:29 AM #5Senior Member
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July 17th, 2013 01:16 PM #7
It really frustrates me when people hear an unusual name that ends in a vowel sound and assume it's a girl's name. Apparently boys just aren't supposed to have soft names?
Keep Adlai. If it makes you feel any better, there were only 21 boys and 6 girls named Adlai in 2012. It's an extremely rare name either way.♂ | Samuel ◊ Edward ◊ George ◊ Silas ◊ Arthur ◊ Ezra ◊ Freeman ◊ Dean ◊ Jasper ◊ Solomon
♀ | I'm taking a break from girls' names at the moment.
July 17th, 2013 01:40 PM #9
It sounds very feminine to me. I would drop it.