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Ryder?

Just curious as to how many think Ryder as a girls name is inappropriate and that she would get made fun of in school?
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13167 tn?1327194124
Is there some reason you don't want to name your girl a name that is recognizable as a girl's name?  

My son is dating a darling young woman who has a gender neutral name,  and she goes by her first and middle name,  because her middle name is feminine.

I just think it's easier,  in life,  if your name is gender specific.  Ryder is a boy's name.  
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I think it's adorable to have a boy name as a girl. I know tons of girls who do and don't mind it. I have a unisex name and I like it.
I doubt anyone would really think it was that big. It's unique without being crazy
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I think Ryder is a boys name but Riley would be a cute girls name on that line- then if you have a little boy in the future you can have Ryder and Riley :)
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I always meet boys with my name and everyome thinks it's cool and different. I would give her a girly middle name of you're set on Ryder. She can always go by her middle name
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I agree that I think of Ryder as a boys name.  Sorry.  
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My cousins daughters name Is hunter and I always thought That was a cute boy name But Then When I look At her and talk to her and see her personality It Just fits her So Well and now I am Like damn why did He use That name now I can't name a girl That lol. I Like Cameron and Carter as girls names Also. My nephew Is named Ryder and I've Never met a girl named Ryder But boy names on girls That can go both ways r cute to me and makes The kid different Then All The Other girls in school. I agree with a girly middle name to Like Ryder rose Or Ryder lynn Or something like That and It kinda balances It out. But in my opinion For a girl I think it'd be cute
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My cousin who is a girl her name is Ryder joleigh I love it
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Boy name
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Ryder is an adorable name for a girl!! I like gender neutral names and boyish names for girls I think it's cute. My little girls name is Lennon after John lennon and people hate it or love it. I would say go for it and you can give her a classy middle name or a really girly one. Her whole name is Lennon Dakota-Rose Doran. I am pregnant with my second daughter and she has a gender neutral name also and a girly middle name. I love Ryder for a girl
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I would hate my mom if she named me Ryder. I know a woman named Billie and she is still pissed at her mom for it. Girls should have girls names. That's how kids wind up getting bullied as a girl with an ugly name trust me I know.
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Well that's her choice. No one says anything when a boy has the name Jordan or jamie. It's just a person's personal opinion. My cousin is a billie and she is a girl and she loves her name.
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I wouldn't say it's inappropriate but I do think she'll get teased. Sorry. Just being honest.
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My boyfriends great grandma died not to long ago and her name was Ryder. I just don't want to name her Ryder if she's going to get made fun of for it.
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I don't think she will get made fun of!! Maybe use it has her middle name:)??
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I love that name! I also love rydin for a girl. My husband and I are really into unique names. We're naming our daughter kierland who is about to be born in 8 days :)
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I think its beautiful and unique for a girl. You could pair it with a feminine middle name and i think it would be nice.
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I love it! Also I thonk putting the "y" instead of "i" always makes names more feminine. I know a girl who named her daughter Kamryn. It makes it much more feminine than Cameron. I love gender neutral names!!!
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I wanted to name our baby girl Ryder!!! But this baby is a boy. I love the name for a girl. I think you should go for it!!!
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I think she will get teased for it, or be given inappropriate nicknames, just being honest. I don't think it's that bad of a name but I can definitely see how a girl would get teased for having the name Ryder, especially in middle and high school.
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