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We named our daughter Colbee Elyse. Colbee, cuz hubby already liked it for a boy, then while we were in the dr's office he grabbed a baby name book and i jokingly told him we'd name the baby whatever his finger landed stopped on Kolby! We thought it MUST be karma. Elyse just happened-we planned on giving her my MIL's middle name, then found out that a niece already had it. So while we were in labor, we walked the halls and came across a "name tree" where for $$ you can buy a leaf in anyone's name. I lit on Elyse, and 3 hrs later she was born.
Every time a make an appointment for her, or have to give her birthdate, the nurses automatically see her name and think "boy". I knew a girl in HS named Kolbi, so it nevered occured to me that we'd picked a "BOY" name. Did i just ruin my daughter's life?!

Is Colbee a boys name or girls name?

  • BOY-bad choice for your daughter Mama!!

  • Girl-unique, and spelled in a feminine way

  • Could go either way!

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Submitted by at 6:53 PM on Dec. 17, 2008
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Submitted by at 6:53 PM on Dec. 17, 2008
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  • shellyplat...
    Submitted by   at 9:04 PM on December 21, 2008

    I ve never heard of a boy named Colby

  • madamekate...
    Submitted by   at 3:18 PM on December 22, 2008

    I think you picked a good middle name!

    I don't hear Colby (or any variations of spelling) as a name very often so it kind of reminds me of the cheese!

    Lol, sorry...Just joking.

  • nomadbrat8...
    Submitted by   at 8:49 PM on December 27, 2008

    My cousin's daughter is Colby.

  • LaurenS
    Submitted by   at 11:55 AM on December 28, 2008

    Colbie Calliet is a wonderful FEMALE singer. I hope that helps.

  • coolassmom...
    Submitted by   at 2:41 PM on January 2, 2009

    Colbie Calliet was my brothers childhood friend all the way through out middle school and high school too! she was always over! And she is the only one i have ever actually met with the name so i associate colbie with a girl.

  • armywifeLJ...
    Submitted by   at 11:47 AM on January 4, 2009

    i think of cheese sooo..... kind of not a good name all around

  • angelkitty...
    Submitted by   at 5:44 PM on January 4, 2009

    I know a little girl name cobi.

  • lisa-momof...
    Submitted by   at 12:54 AM on January 5, 2009

    I think its a pretty name.

  • TikkiNippe...
    Submitted by   at 8:56 PM on January 6, 2009

    My nephews name is Colby.

  • littlepean...
    Submitted by   at 1:47 PM on January 9, 2009

    I think you did good, the only Colby I ever met was a girl in hs!

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