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#1 Baby Name Genie

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Posted 13 January 2009 - 10:26 PM

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How would you spell Dylan for a girl?

#2 KristaDeanne

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Posted 14 January 2009 - 08:46 AM

Dillon maybe? Dillynn? Dilynn? Dillan?

#3 TheNameDoesntMakeThePerson

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Posted 24 January 2009 - 03:14 PM

Just Dylan.

#4 Jessie

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Posted 24 January 2009 - 09:32 PM

Dylanne?

#5 BlackPepper

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Posted 25 January 2009 - 02:21 PM

As it is; Dylan.

#6 Cadence & Nathan

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Posted 27 January 2009 - 01:32 PM

Dylyn, Dylanne, Dylynne, Dylynn...so many options! :)

#7 X-Lexxii-X

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Posted 27 January 2009 - 01:52 PM

I would probably spell it Dillon, Dylann or Dillyan

#8 Jessica J

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Posted 30 January 2009 - 11:07 AM

I dont know because its a boys name

#9 Bella

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 08:30 PM

Dylan
or
Dylanne
but the best is plain Dylan

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#10 lucy

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Posted 05 February 2009 - 09:47 AM

Just Dylan. If you have to change the spelling to make it girly it's a good sign that it's a bad idea.

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Posted 06 February 2009 - 11:37 AM

I agree with lucy
you should just leave it Dylan if you really like it for a girl or you culd always pick another name and save Dylan for if you have a boy

#12 Shelley & Jonathan

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Posted 09 February 2009 - 10:59 AM

I think Dylan is great for a girl. I love unisex names and I grow so very weary of everyone being SO dead set against them. People are going to use them, might as well get accustomed to it. I'd spell it Dylann.

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Posted 09 February 2009 - 12:07 PM

I don't really have a problem with people using unisex names (I even named my daughter Kimberley, so I can't have a huge problem with it). It just drives me mad when people insist on changing the spelling to make it more girly. I'm sorry but adding extra letters does not change the name, and it's my opinion that if you don't like the original spelling then look again for a name with a spelling you do like.

#14 abigstripeymess

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Posted 14 February 2009 - 12:12 AM

^ Absolute ditto, I'd just spell it Dylan.

#15 LilLinds

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Posted 19 March 2009 - 03:35 PM

Dylan is horrific on a girl, but if you must use it, I'd spell it Dillon.

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Posted 20 March 2009 - 07:38 AM

I think if you need to spell a name differently in order to "feminize" it, there are a couple very horrible things going on here: 1) You're ashamed of your daughter's female-ness and wish to cover it up by giving her a male name, and 2) that you're only going to give her a long life of trouble with people mistaking her for a boy when they hear her name, and always spelling her name wrong.

Save Dylan for your son, give her a real powerful woman's name.

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Posted 20 March 2009 - 10:25 AM

I like it just the way it is.

However, if you're not liking the whole 'masculinity' of it, you should either look for a different name.. or find a different spelling.

Though I think Dylan is the only one that looks "right".

You might like some of these:


Danielle

Delilah

Dianna

Drew

Devina

Deanne

Dina

Devon

Dominique

Dahlia


Darcy

Delia

ETC.

<3

Good Luck.



#18 Lilah

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Posted 05 April 2009 - 02:50 AM

Definitely just Dylan. Dillon makes it seem too masculine (even though it is technically a boys' name). Dylann and Dylanne make it look like Dil-Anne. The other suggestions such as Dylyn and Dylynne are just way too many Y's and don't look like names at all.

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Posted 05 July 2009 - 11:31 PM

Name: Jes
Location: NY

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How would you spell Dylan for a girl?

I'm 14 (and a girl) and my name is spelt Dylynn and i love it.

#20 alyssa897

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Posted 07 July 2009 - 12:34 PM

Just Dylan, because not only will your daughter have to live with a name that most males have, but then she'll also have to live with a weird spelling.

I like Dylan on a girl, but no need to make it complicated. Spell it the way it is!

Or look for another name. GL.