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What do you think of the name Tarran for a boy? We are thinking of Tarran Alexander. DH wants to go back to his roots for the names, and this is the only one that seems somewhat doable for me.

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Asked by other_mother at 1:06 PM on Jan. 23, 2013 in Baby Names

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  • personally, i wouldnt use it, but i dont see anything wrong with it. the only person i know by that name is male...ive never heard it for a girl.

    Answer by okmanders at 1:58 PM on Jan. 23, 2013

  • i don't like it

    Answer by josiesmommy00 at 2:39 PM on Jan. 23, 2013

  • It's not bad, but I do think when he is a teen he will hate it.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:46 PM on Jan. 23, 2013

  • I have known too many girl Taryn so it seems girly. Might be ok as a nickname for Terrence?

    Answer by coolassmom87 at 3:14 PM on Jan. 23, 2013

  • How about Tyler Ryan

    Never heard of Tarren

    Answer by staciandababy at 3:24 PM on Jan. 23, 2013

  • I do not care for it but this is not my child. What roots?

    Answer by Dardenella at 3:27 PM on Jan. 23, 2013

  • Teran (Taryn) is considered uni-sex as far as names go
    other options:
    Terrence or Trent

    Answer by daylily888 at 3:33 PM on Jan. 23, 2013

  • staciandababy - Tyler Ryan. That made me smile. My husband's name is Ryan Tyler. He says absolutely no to a child being named after him. I tried :(.

    Comment by other_mother (original poster) at 3:48 PM on Jan. 23, 2013

  • Dardenella -- His roots are Cornish and Scotch.

    Comment by other_mother (original poster) at 3:49 PM on Jan. 23, 2013

  • My husband's only younger brother married a girl named Tarryn......she's a real bitch.

    No offense meant, but she's who I immediately thought of when I saw Tarran.

    Answer by Rosehawk at 3:56 PM on Jan. 23, 2013

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