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Quinn for a girl?

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Scarydinosaurs Fri 15-Apr-16 17:27:27

I have two girls already, one with a floral name, one with a traditional female Irish name.

Male names for girls aren't normally my thing- but I really like Quinn. I fear my Irish father would be appalled...

Turbinaria Fri 15-Apr-16 17:28:51

Too much like quim

madmother1 Fri 15-Apr-16 17:30:32

YES, agree, too much like quim

DiggersRest Fri 15-Apr-16 17:30:36

I like it but l was watching Scandal and liked that character smile

MissBattleaxe Fri 15-Apr-16 17:30:57

Agree with Turbinaria. Too much like Quim.

ReturnoftheWhack Fri 15-Apr-16 17:38:37

LOVE it!!! Would have loved it for my daughter but DH vetoed it. TBH, kids nowadays won't know the reference with Quim. I think it's a fab, strong name.

mrsschu Fri 15-Apr-16 17:42:13

I'm sorry but it's awful. It's an Irish surname not an Irish first name. If you want to go for something Irish there are literally hundreds of more usual and more obscure names which are actually first names to choose from. Please don't call your DC Quinn. I'm sorry but if I were your father I'd be appalled too.

hownottofuckup Fri 15-Apr-16 17:43:26

I like it.

LauraChant Fri 15-Apr-16 17:44:41

I like it. Reminds me of Daria's sister.

SmokyJoJo Fri 15-Apr-16 17:46:43

I know a Quinn. She is 4. Gorgeous girl, gorgeous name.

mudandmayhem01 Fri 15-Apr-16 17:47:50

Dr.Quinn medicine woman ( showing my age)

ReturnoftheWhack Fri 15-Apr-16 17:49:52

Appalled? Really? You'd be APPALLED?! If I don't like other people's name choices I think "Meh"...and I'm Irish.

DingleberryFinn Fri 15-Apr-16 17:51:37

Loki calls Black Window a "mewling quim" - in Avengers Assemble (2012). It's pretty famous. Josh Whedon talks about the choice to use the word in the director's commentary, there was a hoo-hah at the time about it...

3.03 in...

sonlypuppyfat Fri 15-Apr-16 17:55:16

It's awful

goshhhhhh Fri 15-Apr-16 17:55:41

Quim ....

ShowOfHands Fri 15-Apr-16 17:56:04

I think...

Mewling quim
Dr Quinn

In that order.

exLtEveDallas Fri 15-Apr-16 17:59:51

Makes me think of Harley Quinn in the Suicide Squad. I like it.

AlleyCatandRastaMouse Fri 15-Apr-16 18:03:54

Mmmmmm Quinn from Homeland [drool]. Also Irish, not sure why that was relevant above, but I like it.

SwedishEdith Fri 15-Apr-16 18:05:09

Quim as well - no way.

WellTidy Fri 15-Apr-16 18:07:06

Makes me think of Homeland. RIP Quinn.

FurryDogMother Fri 15-Apr-16 18:19:13

Wasn't it Quinn the Eskimo? Nonetheless, I like it. A lot.

mrsschu Fri 15-Apr-16 18:23:11

Yes ReturnoftheWhack I'd be appalled grin. It's fine as a (pretty unexciting) surname but awful as a first name, whether you're Irish or not. You think "meh", I think "appalling"!

Linus33 Fri 15-Apr-16 18:23:37

I know it splits opinion but I like it for a girl or boy. Slightly biased though as I have one - DS2 age 11 grin

Floggingmolly Fri 15-Apr-16 18:29:14

I hate surnames as Christian names; but if you were to use it at all it shouldn't be for a girl. Awful.

SellMySoulForSomeSleep Fri 15-Apr-16 18:31:31

Quinn from Glee. That's how I know it. I quite like it.

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