There’s been a bit of a change brewing in the world of baby names, and like all good trends, Stay At Home Mum is on the case.

This time, it’s baby girls being given names that you usually associate with baby boys. We aren’t talking the unisex Alex and Jesse, we’re talking boy names galore! Here’s all the info. So stop reading only half of the traditional Baby Names book and start looking for a gorgeous name that will suit your little Miss!

Celebrities On Board

There have been quite a few celebrities embracing this gender-spinning craze, from Jessica Simpson and her daughter Maxwell Drew to Blake Lively and Ryan Reynold’s daughter, James. That’s just the beginning! Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis named their daughter, Wyatt Isabelle, Teri Hatcher named hers, Emerson and Heidi Klum named hers, Lou.

Wyatt Isabelle Kutcher

So what’s behind it?

Strong Names For Girls

Some parents who chose more masculine names for their daughter say that the name is a family one, and they simply wanted to honour their relatives more than they wanted to stick with tradition. Others say that they were never really that taken with stereotypically ‘girly’ names, particularly, the association that these names indicate girls have to be overtly feminine.

Male names often have inherently strong meanings, and parents of daughters like the fact that they’re raising strong and independent kids right from the start.

Yes, it is terrible that we might judge someone so harshly based on their name, but as a society, it’s often one of the first things we know about a person, and therefore, the first part we make our assumptions on.

Balancing It

If you like the male naming trend, but you still want your daughter to have a feminine aspect to her moniker, you could also choose a more feminine name for her middle name. Alternatively, you could choose a stereotypically male name as a middle name, and choose either a feminine or unisex name as a first name.

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