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Finley for a girl? vs. Opinions??

I have always loved the name Finley but have never had the chance to use it, I’m expecting my fifth (and last) child so won’thave the chance to use the name unless I name her Finley... any thoughts? She will have three older sisters (Alice (Ali), Georgina (George) and Hannah) and one older brother (Nicholas)... we would have named Nicholas Finley but he was named after a close family friend who unfortunately passed away a few weeks before Nicholas was born... Anyway, your opinions on whether Finley can be used for a girl’s name are greatly appreciated :)

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Finley For a girl? 0% (0 votes)
Opinions?? 0% (0 votes)

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I love it on a girl, but it doesn’t go well with your other kids names. If that doesn’t bother you, then go for it! Finley Madeline is the name of my friend’s niece.
posted by guest :: 2014-07-13 14:30:01 | report
I guess it could be used on a girl, but with her siblings names I would think she was a boy. Plus I just think its rather trendy and will become dated fast ( Boys names on girls, names ending in lee sound are huge right now.) Fiona is the feminine form of Finn. Maybe Fiona Lee and nickname her Finley?
posted by guest :: 2014-07-13 14:32:23 | report
Finlay is more the girls version imo
posted by guest :: 2014-07-13 14:43:28 | report
My two year old daughter’s name is Finley Noelle. I loved it when I had her and I still love it today. Couldnt imagine her name being anything else.
posted by guest :: 2014-07-13 15:03:00 | report
Really dislike it for girls (or any male name on a female) and it really looks like a boy in that sibset.
posted by guest :: 2014-07-13 16:02:24 | report
I dislike Finley on a girl, although I love it on a boy. I would definitely assume Finley was a boy with your other children’s names.
posted by guest :: 2014-07-13 17:43:14 | report
I love absolutely Finley for a girl I think it is adorable.
posted by guest :: 2014-07-13 17:58:56 | report
I actually prefer Finley on a girl. I just think it sounds girly, like a feminine version of the name Finn.
posted by guest :: 2014-07-13 18:25:30 | report
In my opinion I love Finley for a boy, but would only use it on a middle name. However, I can see why people think it’s cute on girls too. But with your other children’s names I feel like it’s too out there and is the opposite of the other naming style. Maybe better as her middle name? Or there’s also Finna too!
Good luck!
posted by guest :: 2014-07-13 19:33:33 | report
I totally agree with poster #7.
posted by guest :: 2014-07-13 20:21:48 | report
I’d do it.
posted by guest :: 2014-07-13 22:29:11 | report
You could try giving it a more feminine feel if you wanted, like Fynlee. Or if that doesn’t bother you just keep it as it is!
posted by guest :: 2014-07-13 22:30:40 | report
Total boys name! So many nice girls name around why steal a male name?
posted by guest :: 2014-07-14 05:40:03 | report

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