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  • I like it as a girl name only.

    7 24.14%
  • I like it as a boy name only.

    3 10.34%
  • I prefer it as a girl name but wouldn't mind it for a boy.

    11 37.93%
  • I prefer it as a boy name but wouldn't mind it for a girl.

    2 6.90%
  • I love it for both genders.

    2 6.90%
  • I hate it.

    4 13.79%
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Thread: Jade

  1. #1
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    Jade

    What do you think of the name Jade? I started a thread in the Boys Names forum but thought a poll would be better.

    What characteristics do you see for a little guy/girl named Jade?
    Last edited by katieydenberg; April 15th, 2014 at 02:45 PM.
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    I think it would be better on a boy but I haven't met a male Jade. It is kind of rough on a girl and just nice for a boy. He could use Jay if he didn't like the girl thing.
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    I like it more for a girl, but I wouldn't mind it on a boy.
    Not expecting, just love collecting names!

    My name is Erin. I am 23 years old and I have been a proud name nerd since I was 10.

    Girl names: Juliet Elaine, Madeline Rachel, Marie Anneliese, Linnea Carys, Cecilia Ruby, Emilia Noelle, Clara Felicity, Lydia Violet, Elise Victoria, Evelyn Hope

    Boy names: Jonathan Rhys, Wesley Jude, Roman Gabriel, Evan Connor, Quentin Oliver, Dawson Cole, Jude Sullivan, Rhys Anthony, Gabriel ?, Micah Joel

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    The only Jade I have known was my cousin, Skylar Jade, so my first reaction is female.
    But being a nature/color name I feel like it can go either way and I wouldn't be put off by a little boy Jade.

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    I'm asking because I just started a new job (since DH is on parental leave & pushing me to go back to work) & I'm working with a guy named Jade. My boss said "Jade will be here to show you the ropes" & I just assumed it would be a woman. Got in & was a bit (pleasantly) surprised to see Jade was a man. Also I apparently went to high school with him. What are the odds.
    Last edited by katieydenberg; April 15th, 2014 at 03:34 PM.
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