Alternative to Sawyer?

Recently I’m liking [name_u]Sawyer[/name_u] for a girl, however I have a “thing” against unisex names. Can anyone suggest alternatives to [name_u]Sawyer[/name_u], having the same style and feel but not unisex? This seems difficult :confused:


I think [name_u]Piper[/name_u], though considered by many to be unisex, is a very girl-oriented name.

There are some unisex names that I think are far more girl than boy, and maybe will become exclusive. So I’m going to include a few names that are considered unisex, but are more girlish.

If what is appealing to you is the “er” suffix then:


Other thoughts:


I would also suggest looking into Welsh and Irish names, as their female names do not follow as strictly the “‘a’ and ‘ie’ sounds are for girls” that a lot of US culture leans toward.

Bumping–I think it’s the -er I like. I also find my self attracted to [name_u]Timber[/name_u]. Or maybe it’s just wood-themed names! :confused:

Sabriel / [name_f]Sabrielle[/name_f] / Sabriele
[name_f]Sapphire[/name_f]…may be unisex, but it doesn’t sound masculine to me
Saura / Sawra

these are great suggestions


I was going to suggest [name_u]Piper[/name_u] and [name_u]Harper[/name_u] as well. And what about [name_u]Parker[/name_u] or [name_u]Spencer[/name_u]?

I love the name [name_u]Porter[/name_u] and have tried to sell it to my husband as an option for our girl, but he is vehemently opposed.


I did not look at other posts

Second try:

[name_f]Greer[/name_f], [name_f]Amber[/name_f], Oleander, [name_f]Clover[/name_f], [name_u]Piper[/name_u], [name_f]Esther[/name_f], [name_f]Fleur[/name_f], [name_f]Summer[/name_f], [name_f]Beverly[/name_f], [name_u]Everly[/name_u], [name_f]Myrtle[/name_f], [name_f]Gertrude[/name_f], [name_f]Eleanor[/name_f], [name_f]Kimber[/name_f], [name_f]Ginger[/name_f], [name_u]Ever[/name_u], [name_f]Pearl[/name_f]

Not sure if these have been listed, but two that are a little more out there, but still workable and feminine:

[name_f]Sojourner[/name_f] – have a friend in her mid thirties with this name. Very successful, smart and fun. She is often called Sojo, [name_f]Journey[/name_f], or [name_u]Jo[/name_u] by her friends.

[name_f]Lavender[/name_f] – I struggle with names that start with Lav but this is also a nice choice and with all the flower names coming about, it’s an interesting one!

Thank you everyone! [name_f]My[/name_f] favorites are [name_f]Briar[/name_f], [name_f]Summer[/name_f] and [name_u]Ember[/name_u]!