Boy Names for Girls

Some of the coolest baby girl names are not girls' names at all but boys' names. We're seeing more and more 100% boy names being used for girls, from nicknames like Sam and Charlie, to occupational or surnames such as Sawyer or McKinley. Here, some boy names that can work for girls.

  • Quincy

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Quincy is a Presidential surname name that actually sounds both cute and strong when used for a girl. Read More 

  • Raleigh

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    An attractive North Carolina unisex place name, Raleigh's soft sound is particularly appropriate for a girl. Read More 

  • Roy

    Gender: F LoveDislike

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

  • Sawyer

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Sawyer is a stylish, newly unisex name, used for their daughters by such parents as Sara Gilbert, co-host of The Talk and former actress on Roseanne. While Sawyer feels more... Read More 

  • Spencer

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Yes, Spencer makes a plausible and powerful female choice these days, though still thought of as primarily for boys. Kelsey Grammer used it for his daughter in the 1980's. Spencer is newly on the... Read More 

  • Timothy

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    A second-tier classic, the New Testament Timothy moves in and out of fashion more than John and James. But though it peaked in the 1960s, many modern parents -- almost 3,000 last year -- still... Read More 

  • Wylie

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Wylie is one Celtic surname with as much appeal for girls as for boys. Wylie is ripe for spelling variations: Wiley is as appropriate as Wylie but when you spell it Wylei, as Corey Parker did for... Read More 

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