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Blayne for a girl vs. Yes vs. No

Do you like Blayne for a girl, or would it strictly be a boy’s name? I think it sounds kind of feminine, rhymes with Laine which is a girl name. What do you think? If not, do you know any good alternatives that begin with B?

The Top Baby Name is...

No

50%

Yes

40%

Blayne For A Girl

10%

Poll created: May 21, 2008
Total Votes: 10

Comments

Nope, not at all-sorry.
Are you looking for something that sounds unisex or just something that begins with B?
posted by Em :: 9 years ago | report
Just thinking about B names, it can be unisex or girly. either one.
posted by guest :: 9 years ago | report
I don’t like it either, sorry.
There’s always..
Blaire
Brianne
Bethany
Brandi
Brooke
posted by Sydney :: 9 years ago | report
Bianca
Bridget
Briony
Beatrix
Blanca
Bronwyn
posted by Em :: 9 years ago | report
Barcelona
Belladonna
Briar
Begonia
Bluebell
Bellanca
Blasia
Blanchefleur
Bethia
Blossom
Bliss
Brittania
Burgundy
Bettina
posted by Em :: 9 years ago | report
where on earth do some of these commenters get their names???
I would prefer Blayne over Beatrix, Belladonna, and Begonia anyday! lol (shudder)

I like Blayne. It is sort of masculine though. I’m wondering if you could spell it different to make it look more feminine... like maybe Blain or Blaen??
I like Shayne for a girl!!!!
posted by jessieka84 :: 9 years ago | report
Blaine is a surname. It’s Irish. It’s all boy to me. Lane is also a boys name. I had a friend (who just passed away. Only 17, bless his soul.) whose last name was Blaine.
The boy’s name Blain \b-lain\ is pronounced blayn. It is of Gaelic origin, and its meaning is "yellow". Anglicized form of the Gaelic personal name BlŠŠn, derived from Gaelic "blŠ". May also possibly mean "slender" in Gaelic. Name of an early Celtic saint (sixth century). Magician David Blaine.

Briony is very pretty and starts with a B. It’s a "flower" name but was spelled Bryony and I prefer Briony. It was in the movie: Atonement, too.

Bella
Brianna
Bethany
Bailey
Bianca
Blair (close. Still a boys name but whatever)
Barrett
Beth
Bridget
Brittany
Brynn
Brooke
posted by alexandramae :: 9 years ago | report
There is no need to be rude, I looked on a website for unique baby names after I looked on a regular site and didn’t find many names.
The poster obvioulsy likes names that aren’t necessarily in the top 10 if she is looking at Blayne and I thought I would give her some options, there is nothing wrong with that.
posted by Em :: 9 years ago | report
I Love Blaine...but spelled this way Blake is really cute for a girl too :)
posted by guest :: 9 years ago | report
Blayne/Blaine is just fine for a girl! I also like Blake, Blaire, Bethany, Bria, and Bella. Good luck!
posted by guest :: 9 years ago | report
I think its fine to name a girl Blayne if you love the name. As Blaine is a surname, I think that spelling would be very acceptable, too.

As for the other suggestions, my fave is Bethany.
posted by guest :: 9 years ago | report
I don’t like Blayne on a girl.. or a boy for that matter. Blaire on a girl is cute, as is Blake or Blakely.
posted by guest :: 9 years ago | report
Not a fan - it sounds very ’80s to me. Reminiscent of Shane, Duane, Sloane, Blair, Claire, etc.
posted by guest :: 9 years ago | report
i dont like it spelled that way, looks better as blaine. kudos to picking something other than emma(eyeroll).
posted by Bianca :: 9 years ago | report

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