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Ryan for a little girl

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Sales88 · 25/01/2023 20:17

Thoughts?

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tootrueblue · 25/01/2023 20:18

No.

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AnyRandomName · 25/01/2023 20:18

It's not a girl's name.

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Barleysugar86 · 25/01/2023 20:19

It's too boy gendered. Why sign them up for a lifetime of explaining and confusion?

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fucksbizzz · 25/01/2023 20:19

Bryony?

Ryan... no. Absolutely not.

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Harvey3 · 25/01/2023 20:19

No. Poor thing.

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laulau9 · 25/01/2023 20:19

Love the name Smile

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MooseAndSquirrelLoveFlannel · 25/01/2023 20:19

It's a boys name

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Twoshoesnewshoes · 25/01/2023 20:20

Awww that’s very cute
might be annoying for them though, I think most people would assume a boy

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BringItOn2023 · 25/01/2023 20:20

Why, when there are 1000s of alternatives, would anyone choose this?

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Sandysandwich · 25/01/2023 20:20

I wouldn't want to be a girl called Ryan and I wouldn't name a girl Ryan.
There are similar girls names that I might use like Rhian, Rhiannon, Rhea, Bryony but not Ryan

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Twattergy · 25/01/2023 20:21

It's a no from me...I'm pretty sure there is a Welsh girls name that sounds similar (well more Ree-ann) not sure of spelling, Rhian? Or Rihanna of course...?

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R0ckets · 25/01/2023 20:21

Absolutely feel free to change your name to Ryan if you like but don't inflict such nonsense on your poor daughter.

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AuntieStella · 25/01/2023 20:21

Bit fat no - it's definitely a boys name

BTW did you known MN has a baby names topic?

www.mumsnet.com/talk/baby_names

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SiobhanSharpe · 25/01/2023 20:21

Not a girl's name. Trying too hard to be cool, when it's really not cool anyway.

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Member869894 · 25/01/2023 20:21

Why would you? Just stupid

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JamMakingWannaBe · 25/01/2023 20:22

The feminine name you are looking for is Rhian.

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catandcoffee · 25/01/2023 20:22

No

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StopFeckingFaffing · 25/01/2023 20:24

How are you wanting to pronounce it?

The girls name Rhian is pronounced Ree-an

If you spell it Ryan then people will assume it is a boy and pronounce it Ry-un

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stargazing1984 · 25/01/2023 20:24

I worked with a Ryan and she had to make "Mrs Ryan Bloggs" her email signature (normally in my industry you wouldn't see a "Mrs" in a signature) to clarify to strangers that she was not a bloke.

I think it is a lovely name but no, wouldn't give it to a girl.

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007DoubleOSeven · 25/01/2023 20:25

Sorry, hard no. Don't do it to her!

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EezyOozy · 25/01/2023 20:25

No.

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Dragonsandcats · 25/01/2023 20:25

I wouldn’t want to be a girl called Ryan.

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rainydaysun · 25/01/2023 20:26

No I don't think that's fair - you could go Jamie or Charlie if you want something a bit more gender neutral?

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MrsTerryPratchett · 25/01/2023 20:27

No.

The only reason people do this and don't call boys, Freya, is that being a boy is a promotion and being a girl is a demotion. It's sexist.

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Hatscats · 25/01/2023 20:27

Not a fan - even for a boy!

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