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Daisy is a charming name but has been rising quickly up the ranks in recent years. If you love Daisy but want something a bit less popular, consider one of these substitutes.
  • Maple

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    If Apple and Juniper, Oak and Pine can be baby names, why not Maple? Why not indeed. We've heard Maple starting to be used quietly, but with its lush sound and attractive image, we predict its use... Read More 

  • Marguerite

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Marguerite is a classic French name with a remnant of old-fashioned Gallic charm; and is also a variety of daisy. Chic again in Paris, it's definitely ripe for revival here.

    Another... Read More 

  • Mitzi

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Mitzi is a spunky German nickname name that might appeal to parents drawn to the genre of lively vintage chorus girl names that proliferated in 1930's musicals. Lively entertainer Mitzi... Read More 

  • Papatya

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    A virtually unknown choice in the U.S. -- after 20 years of researching names, we've just heard of it ourselves -- but definitely exotic and attractive and usable for the baby namer who truly... Read More 

  • Pearl

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Pearl, like Ruby, has begun to be polished up for a new generation of fashionable children after a century of jewellery box storage. The birthstone for the month of June, Pearl could also make a... Read More 

  • Petal

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Petal is the soft and sweet-smelling name of a character in the novel and film, The Shipping News. With the rise of such flower names as Poppy and Posy, we believe Petal - down-to-earth... Read More 

  • Poppy

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Poppy, unlike most floral names which are sweet and feminine, has a lot of spunk; Poppy makes an especially good choice for a redhead. Jamie Oliver -- the British "Naked Chef" -- used Poppy for... Read More 

  • Posey

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Posey is fashionable in England, a country of gardeners, but this pretty bouquet-of-flowers name is rarely heard here. A possible alternative to Rosy or short form for Josephine. Posey (or Posy)... Read More 

  • Sadie

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Sadie started as a nickname for Sarah, but their images couldn't be more disparate. Where Sarah is serious and sweet, Sadie is full of sass and spunk.

    Sadie is a recent entrant to the... Read More 

  • Tally

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Nickname sometimes heard on its own, sort of an updated Sally and playmate of Hallie. Read More 

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