Geezer Names for Girls

Blame it on Sidney. This name, which conjures up images of thick glasses, a snowfall of dandruff on shoulders, and plaid polyester pants pulled up to the sternum, sounds (strangely enough) nothing less than charming, nothing short of cool when applied to a little girl. And so too can the other geezer names here. Caution: Most of these names should not be bestowed on a boy. The world is not yet ready for another generation of male Seymours and Sheldons, although keep in mind that among the hottest boys' names in the UK now are Harvey and Leon.

  • Roscoe

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Though Roscoe is an edgy hipster name for boys, it's an even edgier, more hipsterish name for girls.Read More 

  • Roy

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    If girls have adopted Ray, why not Roy. Read More 

  • Rudy

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Rudy hasn't yet enjoyed the comeback of cousin name Ruby, despite having been chosen by hip couple Sadie Frost and Jude Law, but it still could happen.

    Rudy has a lot going for it as a... Read More 

  • Seth

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Although very rarely used for girls, its soft, gentle sound makes it a perfect candidate for crossing over to the female camp. Read More 

  • Sheldon

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    How to name your daughter Shelly today.Read More 

  • Sidney

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    While the Sydney spelling is ranked just outside the Top 100 for girls, the more old-mannish Sidney version also cracks the Top 1000 for girls. While both spellings are off their peak, the Sydney... Read More 

  • Sinclair

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    The most famous Sinclair was the (male) writer Lewis, but these days the name works at least as well for a girl. Read More 

  • Stanley

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Perfect example of how your perception of a name can change when you apply it to the opposite gender: when used for a girl, Stanley suddenly becomes an attractive, upper-crusty name ala Ansley or... Read More 

  • Vernon

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Much more upscale and modern for a girl than a boy.Read More 

  • Wallace

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    More famously spelled Wallis as a feminine name: the woman for whom the King of England abdicated the throne.Read More 

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