Maybe there are certain kinds of names that you really like–flower or color names, say, or virtue names– but you’re reluctant to use one of the more obvious examples, the epidemically popular ones, attractive though they may be.Â Well,Â there’s no reason you have to limit yourself to those few; more and more parents areÂ digging deeper into those appealing categoriesÂ and coming up with Â newer sounding choices.
Take flower names. If you want to move beyond Rose, Daisy, Lily and even Poppy and Violet, you might consider these more exotic blooms that are beginning to come into their own:
IRIS (not exotic, but long neglected)
Similarly with gems–Ruby, Crystal and Jade aren’t the only jewels in the case.Â Consider:
And speaking of Turquoise, there are also some richly hued colors beyond Scarlet and Siena:
Perhaps you like the idea of an avian name, but are tired ofÂ Robin and Raven.Â How about:
ALOUETTE (lark in French)
And finally we come to Virtue Names.Â Hope, Faith and Grace certainly aren’t the only righteous names out there–also worthy of consideration: