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

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, Marcella
  • 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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