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  1. #1
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    May 2014

    What do you think about this uncommon name?


    What is your opinion on the name Cézanne for a boy?
    Paul Cézanne was a French artist and painter. I think the name is easy to pronounce, colorful and sweet. Am I the only one?

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  2. #2
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    Jan 2014
    I like it a lot, but it seems like it would fit better on a girl. The 'anne' ending seems very feminine.
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  3. #3
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    It's too feminine for a boy, imo. Reminds me of Suzanne
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  4. #4
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    May 2014
    I think it has a very lovely sound and a nice history behind it. I can see how it seems feminine with the "-anne" ending, but I personally think of the male artist right away when I hear/see it. I think Americans who are unfamiliar with the name/artist would definitely pronounce in "say-ZAN", rhyming with Suzanne (which makes it sound more feminine) rather than with the softer "say-ZAHN" sound.

  5. #5
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    Dec 2016
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    I like it! And I don't think the somewhat femme spelling is really a problem at all. Seems like I name that could be pulled off by any gender to me given that it was a surname.
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