Baby Names

okay for a boy?

Do you think that Quinn has become too much of a girl's name? I'm expecting a boy and really like the name, but I don't want to give my boy a girl's name.  Thanks!
BabyFetus Ticker

Re: okay for a boy?

  • GHBEAGHBEA
    5000 Comments Third Anniversary 5 Love Its
    member
    I have know both boy and girl Quinns.
                                                 Mom to 4 wonderful daughters
                                 Breanna, Ellie and 
                                 our 2 rainbow babies.

    Lilypie Second Birthday tickers
    Lilypie First Birthday tickers
  • I have only known a boy Quinn, so it's still all boy to me! I like it.

  • Still very much a boy name too.
    • • •
    monster '06 | peanut '09 | bones '12 | little ass kicker '13
    "Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?" Alfred Tennyson
    imageimage

  • Meh, I would give him a full name to fall back on like Quincy or Quinton just in case there's a ton of girl Quinn's.

    image
    Loss #1 2008, Loss #2 2010, Loss #3 2011, Loss #4 2012, Loss #5 2012

    ~DS Born! 2009~
    ~DD Born! 2013~






  • IdaniIdani
    Ancient Membership 5000 Comments 500 Love Its 5 Answers
    member
    I think it's a fine boys name but also prefer a fuller given name like Quincy or Quinton.


    image
    image

    Little Dude '09 Littlest Dude '12
  • I think it's a fine boy's name too
    image
    Our little Irish rose came to us on March 5, 2010
    Don't drink the water.
    Disclaimer: I am not an MD. Please don't PM me with pregnancy-related questions. Ask your doctor.
  • I had this name on my list for our boy.  When I presented it here a few months ago, most thought that it had gone to the girls or sounded too feminine.  I didn't want to take the chance, so I struck it from my list.  It's hard these days.  Too many good boys names are being taken. 
    image




    TTC 10/11. HSG 2/12 normal. DH's SA low normal count. IUI 2/12. BFP 3/8/12. 4/26/12 missed mc. RE consult 5/17/12. IVF #1 ER 7/13/12 53R, 41M ICSIed, 32F, 8 5d, 6 6d blasts - all PGD/frozen. PGD results 1 normal M and 1 normal F, 1 maybe M. FET 9/6, transferred 1 F embie. Beta 9/15 BFN. FET#2 planned for 11/2012 put off until 2013. Surprise BFP 11/21/12!! My son was born on 7/24/13!

  • I know a two year old Quinn that's a boy. Unfortunately it seems like a unisex name these days but I like it. I agree with previous posts that Quinton is a good fn to have the nn Quinn.
  • I adore Quinn for a boy but understand the issue.

    ...but I keep it on my boys list. I think it's darling for a boy and grows to fit an adult.

    Lilypie Third Birthday tickers Lilypie First Birthday tickers
  • too much of a last name for either sex

    imageimage

    Spring Break 2014

  • My DH has an Uncle Quinn so I see has a male name but I know it's becoming popular for girls.  Damn Glee!
    image
  • I think you can use it for either one. Like Jamie. I personally hate names that could be either sex, but that's your decision to make.

    Baby Birthday Ticker Ticker

  • I've only ever known girl Quinns so that is how I think of it. If I saw it written on a resume I'd think girl....
    image 
    Hazel 7/08  -  Genevieve 8/09  -  Wesley 9/13
  • We have friends who had a boy Quinn a couple months ago. I don't think it's gone completely to the girls yet, but I do know his mother was worried about the fact that there seem to be more and more girl Quinns... Unfortunately, that was the ONLY name they could agree on.
    image
    10.27.2010
    10.28.2013


  • I was thinking Quinton as well.
  • I only know boys named Quinn IRL, so yes, I think it definitely still works for a boy.

    PS, I loooove the name Demelza!

    Lilypie First Birthday tickers Lilypie Third Birthday tickers 
    VOTE on my Name List
  • My step-brother is named Quinn. I only sorta-kinda like the name in the first place I personally don't like it on girls at all. I think of it as only a boy name.
    image
     
     image
     
     


  • Thank you all so much for responding. This is so helpful.
    BabyFetus Ticker
  • I think it's fine but I prefer it as a NN for Quinton.
    Carly

    First month TTCing #2 7/12

    My DX: Lupus, PCOS, LPD and LP/DH's DX: LM
    m/c 10/04, m/c 7/05
    Pregnant with DD, after 3 rounds of Clomid, 8/06, loss of her twin 11/06
    m/c 1/09, mc 2/13, c/p 5/13
    1st round of Clomid this time (50 mg) 10/13- BFN
    2nd round of Clomid (100 mg) 11/13- BFN
    Cycle #18: 12/13- Break from meds for yet another HSG for me and yet another SA for DH. We're on our own this month! 

    image
                                                     
    Baby Birthday Ticker Ticker

    image
    Potato Launcher


  • I have heard it discussed as a girl's names but I've only met boy Quinns. My cousin named his son Quinn last year. I think it's much nicer for a boy. 
    Image and video hosting by TinyPicimageimage



    Lilypie Third Birthday tickers
  • I think it's entirely too popular right now, but still a boy's name. 

    imageimage

    New to the 3T board? *~*~*~*Click HERE first!*~*~*~*

    Losing the fight against my ovaries  35 36 months and counting

    Me: PCOS secondary to Hashimoto's (thyroid), endometrial hyperplasia, and a blocked tube

     DH-low motility and poor morphology

    My long and convoluted 7 month testing history can be found HERE

    Short story: if you've been trying for over a year, go straight to an RE. Don't waste time with an OB

     Treatment History 

    Medicated Cycle #1 (8/2013) 100mg Clomid , Stair-step to 150mg Clomid+ TI=  No Response
    Medicated Cycle #2, 3, 4 (9/13 10/13 11/13) 5mg Femara + TI + Ovidrel= BFN/No Response
    IUI #1 (1/14) 5mg Femara (CD3-CD7) + Follistim (50/100/150/200/250IU) = Over responded
    IUI #2 (3/14) 27 days of Follistim 50/75/100/150/200 (5 follies) + Lurpon+ IUI (12.5m motile) = BFN
    Next Up: coming off BCPs approximately 10/27 to start stimming for IVF #1
    image

    PAIF/SAIF/PGAL/PAL ALL WELCOME! 

    Eff YOU Uterus: The Blog             image           Pinterest

    "Fuck twins, it's a litter of kittens."- WQ

    "Apparently, mine doesn't deserve luxury. I have an economy vag.- Bibliothecary

    "On the way down the banister of life may your ass collect a thousand splinters."- DarcyHermione

     

  • Bexx24Bexx24
    Sixth Anniversary 500 Comments 5 Love Its
    member
    I think it's definitely in the gender neutral category, but still acceptable for a boy. I don't like the name Quinton at all though, although Quincy is kinda cool. I'd pair Quinn with a strong masculine middle name as a standby. Quinn Robert or something.
This discussion has been closed.
Choose Another Board
Search Boards