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Shinwa Tsuki
05-11-2014, 12:07 AM
I don't know yet if this has been done recently, but I'll leave it here anyway. As long as you state which language or country that the names are most common in, you should be fine.

I should explain myself, shouldn't I? Names, in any language, have a neutral form which is often the masculine or feminine form. The names that I speak of, or others will post, have a feminine form and a masculine form.

In Japan, changing the appearent gender of the name is relatively easy. If we use the name Yūgi (neutral), then we change one (and even add onto) syllable/kana we get Yūko (feminine) or Yūsuke (masculine) and more. However, as long as you can name or list one gendered version of names then we should be good to go.

So, these are versions of names that I know about. Those that are in italiacs means I don't know if one of the two names is even a name is real life.

Feminine -- Masculine -- Neutral
Danielle -- Daniel -- Dan
Henrietta -- Henry
Harriet -- Harry
Victoria -- Victor
Ronalda - Ronald
Helia -- Helios
Petra -- Peter
Williamina -- William
Arthuretta -- Arthur
Siria -- Sirius
Cornelia -- Cornelius
Georgette -- George
Zachariah -- Zachary -- Zack (or Zach)
Edwarda -- Edward
Lilia -- Lilium -- Lily
Charlotte -- Charles -- Charlie
Hyacintha -- Hyacinthus -- Hyacinth
Roberta -- Robert
Jacqueline -- Jacques -- Jack

Jinx
05-11-2014, 12:24 AM
Zachariah is a male name.

My name is Samantha. There's Samuel and Samson for males. Sam, gender-neutral.

blackmage_nuke
05-11-2014, 01:56 AM
Kim is gender neutral but doesnt have a longer form

Theres also Jesse (male), Jessie (female) and Jessica (female) shortened to Jess, but I've never met a male who wanted to be called Jess

Theres also Brian and Brianne but they vowels are completely different so theres no real shortened form

Calliope
05-13-2014, 05:39 AM
I have a male name, and that's fine with me! I just wish people in this country would pronounce it correctly.

Pumpkin
05-13-2014, 05:41 AM
My name:

Feminine -- Masculine -- Neutral
Ashton -- Ashton -- Ashton

Jiro
05-13-2014, 06:08 AM
My name:

Feminine -- Masculine -- Neutral
Dakoda -- Dakoda -- Dakoda

:ffviwag:

Miss Mae
05-13-2014, 06:30 AM
Theres also Jesse (male), Jessie (female) and Jessica (female) shortened to Jess, but I've never met a male who wanted to be called Jess

My ex-boyfriend is Jessi (yes, i, not e) and is called Jess by most of his friends. :)

Lone Wolf Leonhart
05-13-2014, 06:35 AM
Feminine -- Masculine -- Neutral

Patricia -- Patrick -- Pat

Huckleberry Quin
05-13-2014, 06:40 AM
My first serious relationship was with a girl called Martha.

This is only relevant if you happen to know my real name.

Jiro
05-13-2014, 06:52 AM
Your real name is Quin :confused:

Pumpkin
05-13-2014, 06:53 AM
Marthur?

Mirage
05-13-2014, 10:18 AM
Gender neutral names are actually really uncommon in Norwegian. Neutral forms of names that have female and male versions are also very uncommon. Male and female forms are common, though. I'm only listing names that I think have a scandinavian or germanic origin.

Audun - Audhild
Tor - Torild/Torhild
Ragnar - Ragnhild
Erik - Erika
Ulf - Ylva

Yes, the -hild suffix is a common way (although trending downwards in popularity) to give a feminine form for names in norwegian, but it can't be carelessly attached to any masculine name.

It is a lot more common for male names to have female forms, than it is for female names to have male forms over here. This makes it a bit hard to make a substantial list.

Mercen-X
05-13-2014, 07:48 PM
I think this should be moved to GC.


Jesse (male), Jessie (female) and Jessica (female) shortened to Jess, but I've never met a male who wanted to be called Jess.

Other than Uncle Jesse on Full House.


Williamina -- William
Arthuretta -- Arthur
I prefer Wilhelmina (a la Wilhelmina Harker) which is the fem of Wilhelm.
Also Arthuria or Altria as a fem of Arthur.

Joseph, Josephus (male), Josefina, Josephine, Josie, Josette (female), Joey, Joe, Jo, and Jody/ie which is itself also a nickname for Judith (Jude male).

Andrew and Andrea, Andy/i. Martin, Martina, Marty. Donald, Donna, Don. Ron for Ronald (Ron Burgundy). Chuck/y (male nickname for Charles). Bartholomew (I have never heard a female form of this name), Bart.
Angelo, Angelus (male), Angelica, Angela, Angie, Angelique (female), Angel.
Robert, Bert, Rob, Bob, (male), Roberta, Berta, (female), Bobby.
Marcus, Mark (despite not being of the same origin), Mac, Marcellus (male), Marcela, Marcia (female), Marcele.
Mary, Maria (female), Mario, Mars (male). Marian (female), Marion, Marius (male).
Mason.
May, Maya.
Rosemary, Rosa, Rosette/a, Rosie, Rosalind/a (female), Rose (though more typically female, can be male), Ross (male), Ros.
Nicholas, Claus (male), Cosette (female, though not a certified form), Nick, Nikki.
Moses (male), Moselle, Mosette (female).

Shorty
05-13-2014, 08:06 PM
Feminine -- Masculine -- Neutral
Sarah -- Aamir -- none :shobon:

Sarah is Hebrew for "princess" and Aamir (or simply Amir) is Hebrew for "prince".

Psychotic
05-13-2014, 08:09 PM
I'm spoilt for choice with Paula, Pauline and Paulina!

Jinx
05-13-2014, 08:48 PM
I also don't think the name Hyacinthus is a real name. A Hyacinth is a flower, and I can't see anyone naming a boy after a flower. Hyancintha might be a real name, but I'm still not sure about it.

Mercen-X
05-14-2014, 05:46 PM
Except for Rose which sounds close enough to being unisex.

Jade... possibly Lotus.

Solaris

Lunar (male), Luna, Lunaria (female)

Mirage
05-14-2014, 07:14 PM
Are people actually named those things?

Shorty
05-14-2014, 07:17 PM
Lunaria sounds so pretty ;-;

Freya
05-14-2014, 07:22 PM
Kaycee/Kasie/Kacie/Kaysee - Casey/Kasey

Madame Adequate
05-14-2014, 07:37 PM
Kim is gender neutral but doesnt have a longer form

... Kimberly?

Colonel Angus
05-14-2014, 09:26 PM
Should've read all the way down. :(

Chris
05-15-2014, 09:35 AM
My name's Reno.

Not sure how to categorize my manly name. :redface:

Mercen-X
05-16-2014, 04:38 AM
Rena (female), Renée/Ren

John (male), Joan (female), Jane (recently becoming uni)

James (male... becoming uni), Jamie (female... becoming uni), Jim (male)

Jeremiah, Jeremy, Jerry (male), Jeri (female)

Gerrard, Gerry, Gerald (male), Geraldine (female)

Sephex
05-16-2014, 05:14 AM
Justin be my name. Justine be my name if I put a pair of fishnets and do my usual Wednesday thing.

Lone Wolf Leonhart
05-16-2014, 06:37 AM
Except for Rose which sounds close enough to being unisex.

I've never even heard of a fictitious male with the first name Rose, let alone a real one.

Unless you want to swing towards some sort of short form of Roosevelt, which even then is kinda sketch.

Mercen-X
05-16-2014, 09:23 AM
I suppose that's true with the exception of the Rose, a persona assumed by four men on separate occasions in Spiderman comics.

Huckleberry Quin
05-16-2014, 09:29 AM
Yeah, fuck it, I can play this game too. :D

Bob (m) - Bobette (f) - Bobby/i (n).
Steve (m) - Stevetta (f) - Stevaria/arius (n)
Gertrand (m) - Gertrude (f) - Gert (n)
Fannus (m) - Fanny (f) - Fan (n)
Billy (m) - Billia (f) - Bill (n)
Dave (m) - Davia (f) - Dav (n)

Jinx
05-16-2014, 02:03 PM
Justin be my name. Justine be my name if I put a pair of fishnets and do my usual Wednesday thing.

THIS JUST IN

Huckleberry Quin
05-16-2014, 02:06 PM
As a youth, I was a bit of a bell, and during a mock exam for my RE class, I decided to answer the question "What is Justice?" with "Justin's drag name."

My teacher looked so disappointed that I still feel bad about it today. :(

Jiro
05-16-2014, 03:03 PM
I hope your students pull something similar.

Alive-Cat
05-16-2014, 05:03 PM
Sir Dratson. Dratson. Dratson.

Pant Leg Eater from the Bad World
05-16-2014, 05:25 PM
Nicholas - Nicole - Nikki/Nick

I'm not a fan of being called Nikki. And my first semi-serious girlfriend was named Nicole. That was kinda weird.

Mercen-X
05-16-2014, 07:38 PM
"Stop being such a girl, Erica."
"Ha ha. He called you Erica. That's a girl's name... because you're acting like a girl. See? You can't do that with Michael."
"Oh, really? Michelle..."
"Oh yeah, well, you're Hydrangea. No, hey, what's a good girl name for Hyde."
"Hyde-lisha?"
"It's Heidi, you idiots, it's Heidi."


Sir Dratson. Lady Dratson. Dratson.

Colonel Angus
05-16-2014, 11:49 PM
Spanish names that are generally transsexual (right term? IDC) usually end in o for males & a for females. But there's a chick @ work who's name ends in the masculine o.

Mercen-X
05-17-2014, 03:52 AM
Girls can be named Romeo.

krissy
05-17-2014, 04:45 AM
krissy

krissy

krissy

Jiro
05-17-2014, 04:59 AM
Spanish names that are generally transsexual (right term? IDC) usually end in o for males & a for females. But there's a chick @ work who's name ends in the masculine o.

uh I think you mean gendered, not transsexual :hahaha: