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#1 mum2amonkey

Posted 09 December 2012 - 09:39 AM

Brody seems to be the name at the top of our list for this baby if it's a boy. I had just assumed it would be Spelt Brody........DH had just assumed it would be Brodie


Thoughts??? Middle name Joseph if that makes any difference

#2 Iris37

Posted 09 December 2012 - 09:44 AM

Hi, I'd probably spell it Brodie  original.gif

#3 Snugglepot77

Posted 09 December 2012 - 09:46 AM

I would go for Brody for a boy (and Brodie if it was for a girl!). I think the ie is more feminine.

Good luck!


#4 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 09 December 2012 - 09:48 AM

For a boy Brody, for a girl Brodie.

#5 Debblah

Posted 09 December 2012 - 09:49 AM

Yeah I agree Brody, I also feel Brodie is for a girl.











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#6 kyrrie

Posted 09 December 2012 - 09:50 AM

Can't say I have a preference, but every Brodie I have known, boy or girl is spelt that way.

I have never met a Brody with a y.

#7 Chelli

Posted 09 December 2012 - 09:54 AM

Brody for a boy spelling

#8 Frankly my Dear

Posted 09 December 2012 - 09:59 AM

QUOTE (Sunnycat @ 09/12/2012, 10:48 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
For a boy Brody, for a girl Brodie.


This. My sister is a Brodie. Can't imagine using this spelling for a boy.

#9 Plaxy

Posted 09 December 2012 - 10:11 AM

for a boy, Brody, and for a girl, Brodie.

#10 mum2amonkey

Posted 09 December 2012 - 10:11 AM

My thoughts too. At least I can show this to DH and expain it's just not my preference but a boy girl thing.

Thanks


#11 mum2amonkey

Posted 09 December 2012 - 10:11 AM

My thoughts too. At least I can show this to DH and expain it's just not my preference but a boy girl thing.

Thanks


#12 Gudrun

Posted 09 December 2012 - 01:43 PM

I think you are both right.   My first thought is Brodie Holland who is definitely male.  

Maybe the Brody spelling is more popular in America?   I like the name and have no preference though I do prefer the girl spelling to be Brodie (for no reason).   With the sibling names perhaps Brody looks best?

#13 la di dah

Posted 09 December 2012 - 02:15 PM

I'd spell it Brody.

It's purely a what-I'm-used-to-bias. Brody is ranked #83 in the US (where I am from) and Brodie is #537. I tend to, with a couple exceptions, find the -ie suffix fairly feminine.

#14 Eeyolet

Posted 09 December 2012 - 02:18 PM

I knew a girl Brodie so I would use Brody for a boy.

#15 Seeta girl

Posted 09 December 2012 - 02:26 PM

Brody for a boy!

#16 FeralLIfeHacker

Posted 09 December 2012 - 02:28 PM

Brody for a boy.  I am on lots of american forums and it seems popular there and I've only ever seen it spelt that way for a boy. I have always liked it but dh didn't so it got crossed off our lists.

#17 4kidlets

Posted 09 December 2012 - 04:59 PM

Ive met several Brodie's who were male and one who was female,  I dont recall any Brody's of either sex.

To me it is more a boys name, although I accept it can be used for girls.

I think the spelling is different by location as as well as gender- so maybe in USA it is more commonly Brody but in Australia, or at least SA, it is more commonly Brodie.


I agree that in general ie tends to be a female name ending - but I would go with Brodie for a boy too. Although I dont really think it matters either way, either spelling would be fine.

#18 *Chyloe*

Posted 10 December 2012 - 04:25 PM

Brody for a boy - Brodie for a girl.  I wouldn't use it for a girl in any case.




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