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#1 MsLaurie

Posted 27 August 2018 - 10:23 AM

Despite it being a bit away from our usual style, Quinn is currently the clear front runner if bub-to-be is a girl.
So, brains trust:
1) what sort of nicknames might we end up with- are there any obvious ones? I can’t think of anything but perhaps i’m missing something
2) it’s a unisex name, but to me shades female. Is this what most people hear, or am I too influenced by Daria’s sister?!
3) is the spelling of “Quinn” what most people would expect?

#2 ~J_F~

Posted 27 August 2018 - 10:26 AM

I love Quinn for a girl.

I would assume Quinny or Q for NN. I cant think of anything bad.

The only Quinns I know irl are boys but I love unisex names!!

I would spell it Quinn. I have seen it with one n but I am not a fan.

#3 c.sanders

Posted 27 August 2018 - 10:28 AM

It's beautiful!! Love it!!

#4 27plus

Posted 27 August 2018 - 10:28 AM

I know a little girl called Quinn. It is a lovely name for a girl.

She isnt called anything other than Quinn, or sometimes (very rarely) Quinny.

#5 i_spy_blue

Posted 27 August 2018 - 10:41 AM

My 2 year old niece is named Quinn, and she generally gets called 'Quinny' as a nickname 💕

#6 Daisycakes18

Posted 27 August 2018 - 11:54 AM

Quinn is on my list of fave girls names too. I LOVE it. Although I think it’s more well known (common) as a boys name.. Not that that worries me, that’s just my personal observation. I agree with Quinny being the most likely NN. I think of Daria’s sister aswell! And there was a girl Quinn in One Tree Hill aswell. I don’t think there is any other way to spell it.

#7 jewel2

Posted 27 August 2018 - 12:32 PM

My son is called Quinn, and the grandparents like to call him the Mighty Quinn when he was born (after the old 60s song by Manfred Mann lol)

Quinn seams to be unisex though, so can be boy or girls name.

#8 daisy007

Posted 27 August 2018 - 01:17 PM

Quinn is a beautiful name. I would have loved to use it for a boy or girl but unfortunately it clashes terribly our surname.

#9 **Xena**

Posted 27 August 2018 - 01:43 PM

I love Quinn. It's one of the few unisex names that I love for both a boy or a girl. My husband said no though because of Daria (we are both big fans of the show).

#10 Drat

Posted 27 August 2018 - 02:14 PM

Quinn is so super masculine to me. I can't understand it being 'feminine'..

#11 Moukmouk

Posted 27 August 2018 - 02:25 PM

I love Quinn. She was the pretty cheerleader in Glee

#12 ~J_F~

Posted 27 August 2018 - 02:32 PM

View PostDrat, on 27 August 2018 - 02:14 PM, said:

Quinn is so super masculine to me. I can't understand it being 'feminine'..

I can’t understand it being super masculine!!

#13 IamtheMumma

Posted 27 August 2018 - 03:15 PM

I consider it a unisex name and would totally use it for a 5th baby.

#14 born.a.girl

Posted 27 August 2018 - 03:26 PM

I like it, and actually see it as more feminine than masculine, using absolutely nothing whatsoever to back me up.

#15 40+

Posted 27 August 2018 - 03:32 PM

Quinn is a beautiful name, for a boy or girl.

Nicknames, I imagine "Quinny" would be the most used.

#16 Gudrun

Posted 27 August 2018 - 05:24 PM

I love its uncomplicated spunkiness.

I would not torture my mind with any other questions.

It stands with confidence.

#17 red_squirrel

Posted 27 August 2018 - 05:33 PM

I wouldn’t use it lovely as it is because of the bullying potential.

Far to close in sound and look to the word Quim.

#18 José

Posted 27 August 2018 - 05:35 PM

View PostDrat, on 27 August 2018 - 02:14 PM, said:

Quinn is so super masculine to me. I can't understand it being 'feminine'..

i dont find it to be masculine at all!

#19 AliasMater

Posted 27 August 2018 - 05:40 PM

It's not a name I would use but I like it. It is really rising in popularity, may be even a bit of a fad.

Although unisex, I find it more on the feminine side.

#20 ~J_F~

Posted 27 August 2018 - 05:41 PM

Anyone else have to google Quim... never heard that term in my life!

#21 daisy007

Posted 27 August 2018 - 06:00 PM

View Post~J_F~, on 27 August 2018 - 05:41 PM, said:

Anyone else have to google Quim... never heard that term in my life!
Same, was rather surprised at its meaning!

#22 magic_marker

Posted 27 August 2018 - 06:09 PM

I love the name Quinn!
There is a female character on The Bold and the Beautiful with that name.

#23 Quick hedgehog

Posted 27 August 2018 - 06:41 PM


View Post~J_F~, on 27 August 2018 - 05:41 PM, said:

Anyone else have to google Quim... never heard that term in my life!

Yep, me too.  
The Urban Dictionary says that it is a Victorian word and is  "...rarely used today in English slang but used in Wales as an insult rather than the above meaning."

Edited by Quick hedgehog, 27 August 2018 - 06:43 PM.

#24 IamtheMumma

Posted 27 August 2018 - 06:53 PM

View Post~J_F~, on 27 August 2018 - 05:41 PM, said:

Anyone else have to google Quim... never heard that term in my life!

Never heard of it before. I can think of worse names to be called....d*ck, Richard, Albert and so on.

Edited by IamtheMumma, 27 August 2018 - 06:56 PM.

#25 BornToLove

Posted 27 August 2018 - 07:04 PM

Quinn was on our list for DD. Unfortunately she was born in 2010 and Glee was at its height of popularity and I was worried it would considered a ‘fad’ name because of the show.

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