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Hello all! My husband and I want to name our daughter Ryan Lady in the Garden Japan 147 posts
4th Nov '12

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Ryan it is.



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...... Hello all :)



I am expecting our first little girl January 15th, 2013. We have a 2 year old son named Corey.



My husband really likes the name Ryan for a girl. I also think it's really cute. We're pretty much stuck on it. The ONLY thing I do not like is the spelling. I think we should feminize it.



The spelling I've come up with is Raiann. He much prefers Rian, but I think that looks too much like Rain? I just want to make sure it's pronounced like Ryan or perhaps like Rye (pronounced like the bread) combined with the name Ann. Thus, said like "Rye-Ann".



Suggestions/ comments are welcome for the spellings of the name Ryan for a girl :)



Thanks!

Bryelle's Mommy 1 child; Mt Clemens, Michigan 903 posts
4th Nov '12

My nieces name is Rhyen... :-)

Jennifer Burnett Due December 1 (girl); Washington 17 posts
4th Nov '12
Quoting Lady in the Garden:" ...... Hello all :) I am expecting our first little girl January 15th, 2013. We have a 2 year old son ... [snip!] ... combined with the name Anne. Suggestions/ comments are welcome for the spellings of the name Ryan for a girl :) Thanks!"

I went to high school with a girl names Rian. However, my nephew is a Ryan Junior and they spell his name Rian. I think it can go either way, boy or girl. :)

CA ♥ 2 kids; Bridgeport, Connecticut 8876 posts
4th Nov '12

I'd just keep it Ryan

*Berrrr Due November 19; 1 child; Ohio 2724 posts
4th Nov '12

Eh. If I were to use Ryan for a girl, it would be Ryann. But that's because SO's name is Benn (yes, a double 'n') so I would use that to tie it in, plus I like it spelled that way for a girl.



Not everyone is into using masculine names for girls though.

** A.J's Mommy** 1 child; New Paltz, New York 805 posts
4th Nov '12

I like ryan for a girl... My cousin has a daughter and her name is Ella Ryan.

Mrs.O! 18 kids; your moms ass, HI, United States 21716 posts
4th Nov '12

I've seen it spelt Rianne, Ryann, and Ryanne...I think it looks to "masculine" when you spell it like the boys version.

Riley+3 Due June 5; 18 kids; Washington 638 posts
4th Nov '12

I know a few girls named Rian. Raiann or however doesn't look like Ryan.



I have a 'boy' name. Most girls are Rylie. I like Riley though.

EasyComeEasyGo 2 kids; 2 angel babies; Maryland 8035 posts
4th Nov '12

I love the name Ryan for a girl. And I would keep it spelled Ryan!

user banned 3 kids; Ontario 10942 posts
4th Nov '12

I went t5o school with a few girls named ryan, and one was rian, my friends sister is Ryan.

Gone 12345.... 2 kids; Houston, Texas 16000 posts
4th Nov '12

Your suggestion is awful lol...I've know quite a few girl Ryan's..most spelt Ryan and one spelled rian and another spelled rianne but i think gets was pronounced rye anne

L&C's MoMMy 2 kids; Michigan 367 posts
4th Nov '12

I like ryan for a girl it's cute. U could use a feminine middle name ?

Just Andria 4 kids; Houston, Texas 915 posts
4th Nov '12

I think Ryan is cute for a girl. In fact we almsot name one of my daughters Ryan. I would leave it as is imo. I think when you start changing that name up it will look more like the name should be pronounce Re-ann or Rain.

Mrs. Conan O'Brien 2 kids; Colorado 20924 posts
4th Nov '12

I dislike names like that on a girl but if you're going to, please stick to Ryann. Those other spellings look ridiculous.

Lady in the Garden Japan 147 posts
4th Nov '12
Quoting Erica! Jake & Abby's mom!:" Your suggestion is awful lol...I've know quite a few girl Ryan's..most spelt Ryan and one spelled rian and another spelled rianne but i think gets was pronounced rye anne"


I guess maybe a little too creative lol