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Breizhette · 21/02/2008 16:03

I am having a nightmare this time round. My husband is British so the name has to sound good in English and I am French so it needs to be properly pronounced here.

I have gone through 4 books and there's no name I really like.
Well I really liked Finn and so does DP but I have made the mistake of telling people about it and everybody hates it in France as it sounds too feminine.
So what about Flynn?

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LadyOfWaffle · 21/02/2008 16:03

I like Flynn. Thumbs up here


coastalmum · 21/02/2008 16:04



ConnorTraceptive · 21/02/2008 16:06

I like it


Nancy66 · 21/02/2008 16:06

I prefer Finn to Flynn - but rather like them both. I can't see that Finn is in any way feminine, on the contrary I think it's very masculine sounding.
I think Elle MacPherson has a son called Finn. What about Finley or Felix - if you like the Fs?


cushioncover · 21/02/2008 16:08

It's an ok name. Not to my taste but nothing wrong with it at all.

I prefer Finn though.


Breizhette · 21/02/2008 16:11

I prefer Finn too but in French Finn is fine so it's not very masculine. I don't care so much but my family tells me it's a no-no. It's a bit rich considering the name they gave me (very unusual name that I have to spell every single time and that nobody has every heard before).

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branflake81 · 21/02/2008 16:12

Wouldn't Finn in French be pronounced like "fin" (fan)?


Purlease · 21/02/2008 16:14

sounds alright but it's a surname.
Finn is alright - as an Irish person, I wouldn't consider it to be anything but a boys name.

What about Fabian?


Lennsuey · 21/02/2008 16:15

Prefer Finn to Flynn, although neither to my taste.Felix is nice.


Breizhette · 21/02/2008 16:16

It could be pronouced like in English which is like "fine" in French or "Fain" (don't really know how to spell it as the sound doesn't exist in English) which also mean fine but in the masculine gender or means "hunger" or "The end". "Fain" doesn't work here.

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