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100 Names to Use If You Want to Name Your Baby Girl After Her Dad

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Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian decided to name their new daughter after her father, and they may have just given her a head start in life. Unfortunately, research shows that resumes with traditionally female names are less likely to be selected than an identical resume with a male name. So by sharing a name with her famous father, bub will also be less Google-able, which no doubt occurred to tech entrepreneur Alexis Senior.

But not every dad has a name that he can easily share with his baby daughter. Keep reading to discover our list of pretty names that are similar to popular male names, with a feminine twist.

  • Adam: Aida, Addison
  • Aaron: Erin, Arin, Aeron
  • Andrew: Andrea, Drew, Andra, Andi
  • Anthony: Tonya, Antonia, Toinette, Antonella
  • Benjamin: Mina, Benazir, Benicia, Zelah
  • Bradley: Braelyn, Bradleigh
  • Brendan: Brea, Breanna, Brenna
  • Christopher: Christine, Chrissie, Christabel, Steena,
  • Daniel: Danielle, Daniella, Danica
  • David: Tavi, Lavinia, Davida, Vida
  • James: Jamie, Jaymes, Jay
  • Jason: Jacey, Jade, Jacinta
  • Joshua: Elisha, Jocelyn
  • John: Johanna, Jonquil, Joni
  • Justin: Justine, Tina, Justyn
  • Luke: Lucia, Lucy, Lucienne, Luca
  • Matthew: Matilda, Mattie
  • Mark: Marci, Marcella, Marley
  • Michael: Michaele, Mikala, Mikki
  • Nathan: Thandie, Natalia, Natalya
  • Nicholas: Nicole, Nicola, Neko
  • Paul: Paola, Pavina, Pauleta
  • Peter: Petra, Peta,
  • Robert: Robina, Bobbi, Robyn, Berta
  • Ryan: Rhiane, Rihanna
  • Samuel: Samantha, Samia, Sameh
  • Scott: Scotia, Scotta, Scout
  • Shane: Sian, Shania, Shaena
  • Simon: Simone, Simi, Simona
  • Steven/Stephen: Stephanie, Stevie, Stavra
  • Thomas: Tamsin, Tami, Thomasin
  • Timothy: Dimity, Timmi, Thea
  • William: Willa, Willow, Wilhemina
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