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Subject: Name genders
Author: Anneza   (guest)
Date: August 18, 2004 at 12:34:05 AM
In TV news reports of the floods in north Cornwall yesterday, I noticed a male fire fighter named Tracey and a male RAF officer named, or called, Florry.

Dickens used Tracy as a male name, and I would guess that Florry comes from Florian rather than Florence, if it isn't a non-name nickname. Interesting, though, and a refreshing change from all the little American girls with male names ... has anyone else noticed something similar, or is this just a one-off?

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