21 Boy Baby Names That Were Originally Used For Girls

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21 Boy Baby Names That Were Originally Used For Girls

21 Boy Baby Names That Were Originally Used For Girls

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When a name changes gender over time, it tends to be a boy name that gradually works its way over to the female side.

However, it can and does go the other way. These baby names, compiled by NameBerry, were, at one time, given to more girls than boys, but now the opposite is true. Here are some of the more notable “girl” names that are now bestowed upon boys more often than their female peers. We’ve also included photos of a few females with these names that are now statistically more “boyish.”

1. Amari
2. Angel
3. Artie
4. Carey

Carey Mulligan

Carey Mulligan

5. Cortney
6. Cruz
7. Darian
8. Dee
9. Deon
10. Donnie
11. Dusty
12. Frankie

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Drew Barrymore’s second baby is a girl named Frankie

13. Jaime

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Jaime King

14. Jan
15. Jean
16. Kris
17. Ollie
18. Phoenix
19. Robbie
20. Theo
21. Toby

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