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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluebirdgirl View Post
    My husband has a unisex name but a female and male spelling and so many people want to give him the female version!
    Yes this!!! I don't understand it. My husband gets the female spelling EVERY TIME. It's the most generic name!!! It makes no sense and really bothers me!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrsTugs View Post
    Yes this!!! I don't understand it. My husband gets the female spelling EVERY TIME. It's the most generic name!!! It makes no sense and really bothers me!!
    My husband has a unisex name and has the male spelling, but no one in Australia seems to be aware of it being unisex or that the various spellings are male or female.

    I am so sick of hearing,
    "That's a girl's name"

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrsTugs View Post
    Yes this!!! I don't understand it. My husband gets the female spelling EVERY TIME. It's the most generic name!!! It makes no sense and really bothers me!!
    My husband is Robin. He gets Robyn a lot!
    Others are what Terry and Terri ? Peta and Peter. Can't think of others sure there r some
    I think in America it's just Robin for both.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluebirdgirl View Post
    My husband is Robin. He gets Robyn a lot!
    Others are what Terry and Terri ? Peta and Peter. Can't think of others sure there r some
    I think in America it's just Robin for both.
    Hubby is Jamie. EVERYYYYYONE writes Jaime.

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    Oh true! I didn't even know there was Jaime until I met a lady online about 9 yrs ago. I have a cousin I grew up with Jamie, a guy so always thought that was it.
    People and names! Drives you mad

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluebirdgirl View Post
    My husband is Robin. He gets Robyn a lot!
    Others are what Terry and Terri ? Peta and Peter. Can't think of others sure there r some
    I think in America it's just Robin for both.
    My hubby is Jody. Jodie is the female spelling.
    In the late 70s, early 80s, it was a popular name for boys in England. Not so much in Australia though.
    Since he moved to Australia he gets so many comments and was teased at school.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JJZK View Post
    My hubby is Jody. Jodie is the female spelling.
    In the late 70s, early 80s, it was a popular name for boys in England. Not so much in Australia though.
    Since he moved to Australia he gets so many comments and was teased at school.
    That sucks. I can imagine. I think that's popular for boys in America too? I quite like it. Actually like it better for a boy than girl.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluebirdgirl View Post
    That sucks. I can imagine. I think that's popular for boys in America too? I quite like it. Actually like it better for a boy than girl.
    Yes it is popular in America too. I love it. I wanted to call our son Jody but hubby was having none of that!

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    I've known male Lindsey's, Leslie's and Sashas that all have those same problems.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ahalfdozen View Post
    I've known male Lindsey's, Leslie's and Sashas that all have those same problems.
    Ashley and Francis/Frances both appear in our family.


 

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