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Ok, how about this name?

I was thinking Dylan for a girl but someone made a very good point.. She said "how would you feel if you son Joshua was in a class full of GIRLS named Joshua?"

Good point!

So.. How about Shane? Or Shayla? Or what???

I'm due on the 1st of October!

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mysevenkids

Asked by mysevenkids at 1:58 PM on Sep. 24, 2010 in Baby Names

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  • I like Shane a lot, but I am not a fan of Shayla.

    I actually know quite a few girls named Dylan.
    poptart0325

    Answer by poptart0325 at 2:00 PM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • Shayla sounds like a girl's name. Shane is a boy's name, at least around here.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 2:03 PM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • I like Dylan for a girl...but I will say if you're thinking against Dylan for the reason stated, then I wouldn't go with Shane either. If you're liking the kind of androgynous names maybe go with something like Taylor or Corie or Alex or Nik...

    Shayla is cute too...not one that I thought of for my daughter (when I have one), but I like it!!!
    dlandrum

    Answer by dlandrum at 2:04 PM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • I think of Shane as a girl's name because I've known 2 Shane 's in my life, both girls..
    mysevenkids

    Comment by mysevenkids (original poster) at 2:05 PM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • Chaughn(prn Shawn)
    Cheyne(prn Shane)

    Shayna/Shaina is cute
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 2:24 PM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • I really like Shayla. First time I have heard it!
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 2:25 PM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • I would not use Shane for the exact same reason as you stated about Dylan.


    Shayla is definitely not my style but it does sounds like a girls name

    coolassmom87

    Answer by coolassmom87 at 2:52 PM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • How about something like Dilana for a girl, just so its a little more feminine? Or Dilanie(dil-la-knee)? Shayla isnt a bad name, but Im not so sure about Shane for a girl.. Ive heard Shayna or Shana..
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:40 PM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • Yeah Shane is a boy name also lol
    But I like how they changed the spelling to make it more girly if you do decide to use it. Delainey is a cute name that is close to Dylan or Shaina instead of Shane.
    BeautyFromPain

    Answer by BeautyFromPain at 5:52 PM on Sep. 24, 2010

  • I like Shayla GL :)
    Truelove77

    Answer by Truelove77 at 7:47 PM on Sep. 24, 2010

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