Baby Corner


 
Old 03-31-10, 09:34 PM
Community Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 1
Thanked 0 Times
Points: 1
Level: 1
Weekly Activity 20%
Question Avery for a Boy

Hubby and I like the name Avery for our boy who is about to be born in a few weeks. My only concern is that a lot of people are naming their girls Avery, and I don't want him to be teased for or feeling like he has a girly name. Can the name Avery go either way, or is it more of a girl name?
Reply With Quote
 
Old 03-31-10, 09:47 PM
BnBMommy's Avatar
VIP Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Alberta, Canada
Posts: 19,316
Thanked 353 Times
Points: 1
Level: 1
Weekly Activity 20%
Default

I always think of it more as a girls name, but I do know some guys with the name. Good luck with the decision!
Reply With Quote
 
Old 04-01-10, 12:59 AM
Dopey406's Avatar
is loving her husband and children!
Administrator
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Ohio
Posts: 24,935
Thanked 1,189 Times
Points: 882
Level: 10
Weekly Activity 86070%
Default

I've never heard of a boy with that name but we know several girls named Avery.
 
Reply With Quote
 
Old 04-01-10, 09:09 AM
Chickie's Avatar
is is needing a day off!
Admin Team
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Upstate NY
Posts: 12,129
Thanked 179 Times
Points: 513
Level: 8
Weekly Activity 49570%
Default

I have heard it as a boy name. I like it better that way I think. I do have an affinity for A names in general though.
Reply With Quote
 
Old 04-01-10, 10:47 AM
MrsS1stbaby's Avatar
is a mother of 2 beautiful kids!
Grounded Dreamer
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Northeast Florida
Posts: 3,488
Thanked 510 Times
Points: 685
Level: 9
Weekly Activity 67520%
Default

I believe it is on the list of uni-sex names, but is more often used for a girl name. We chose a uni-sex name for our daughter, which I hope does not cause any confustion for her either. At the time we chose it, I only ever heard it as a girls name. But now that she is almost 2, I see or hear it a lot for men. My dad actually works with a man with the same name, lol!

Last edited by MrsS1stbaby; 04-01-10 at 01:16 PM.
Reply With Quote
Latest Articles
Pregnant Woman's Guide to The Zika Virus
Get the latest information about the zika virus during pregnancy including how to protect your unborn baby or infant, signs and symptoms, complications, and prevention.

Fetal Development Video
Video showing how a fetus developed during the 40 weeks of pregnancy. Fetal Development Video

Adventure Vacations with Your New Family Are Possible
If you spent time as a couple exploring vast areas of the world, that doesn't have to end just because you have a new baby. Here are 6 tips to make your vacations fun for the whole family. Plus, vacation ideas to help you get started.

The "Mozart" Effect: How Music Helps Your Baby's Development
Can your baby really be smarter if your listen to Mozart, or other classical music, during pregnancy?

What to Expect Postpartum: Your Period
The postpartum period brings many changes to a woman's body. Learn what to expect with your period including when it will return and warning signs to watch out for.

May 2017 Baby Photo Contest Winner
May 2017 Baby Photo Contest Winner
"Kiara"
Congratulations jaydipdave!

Calculators & Tools

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:01 AM.


Pregnancy | Fertility | Baby | Toddler | Free Baby Stuff! | Community | Baby Names

About Baby Corner | Advertising | Editorial | Contact Baby Corner | Terms of Use | Privacy Notice


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright © 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.