The Exoticizer

Make your favorite baby names more international by exoticizing them. The examples here show how to put an exotic spin on classic baby names.
  • Alessandro

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    For anyone seeking a more exotic and unusual version of Alexander, this is a real winner.

    Notable namesakes include the great Italian opera composer Scarlatti and the influential... Read More 

  • Alessio

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    Alessio, simpler than the related Alessandro, would be a welcome settler here. Read More 

  • Alexander

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    Alexander has been in the Top 25 since 1991, and is still at a high Number 8. The noble Alexander has led to the popularity of so many spinoffs, such as Alex, Zander, Xan and Zan -- not to mention... Read More 

  • Amalya

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    Spelling variation of Amalia, rising in popularity throughout Europe.Read More 

  • Amelie

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    This French favorite has been gaining notice here thanks to the charming 2001 French film Amelie; it entered the American popularity list in 2002 and is now solidly established in the Top... Read More 

  • Andreas

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    Andreas is a beautiful name, with the patina of an Old Master painting, one that could make an exotic namesake for an Uncle Andrew.

    In Europe, Andreas is currently in the Top 20 in... Read More 

  • Andrew

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    Andrew is among the most appealing classic boys' names, with more character and charm than James or John. And there's a host of Andrew-inspired nicknames: Andy makes it friendlier, while Drew adds... Read More 

  • AndrÉ

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    French import often used in the U. S. , a tad pretentious and headwaiterish. Read More 

  • Anina

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    This feminissima Italian palindrome name is rarely heard in the US, but could make an interesting namesake for an aunt or grandma Ann.Read More 

  • Anna

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    Anna has become the dominant form of the Ann family, having been firmly in the Top 25 for years and only slipping in the past couple years. Anna offers a touch of the exotic and a bit more style... Read More 

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