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Baby girl name you love but fear is overused? Here are some possible substitutes.
  • Sarah

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Sarah is an Old Testament name—she was the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac—that is a timeless classic, as perpetually stylish as it is traditional. Sarah is still widely used, but with such a... Read More 

  • Sarai

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    In the Old Testament, God changed Sarai's name to Sara, so this would make a very legitimate variation. Read More 

  • Sariah

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Sariah is the perfect compromise name for when you say Sarah, and your spouse says Mariah. Read More 

  • Sasha

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Sasha, largely male in Russia--and also spelled Sascha and Sacha--is an energetic name that has really taken off for girls here, chosen by Jerry Seinfeld (using the alternate Sascha spelling) and... Read More 

  • Serena

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Serena, a name used since Roman times, was given fresh life by tennis star Williams, and then again with the leading character on Gossip Girl, Serena van der Woodsen. There have also... Read More 

  • Shiloh

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Cool meets Born Again meets Brad and Angelina, who made Shiloh an instant star when they chose it for their daughter. While Shiloh has risen from obscurity thanks to its celebrity baby use, it... Read More 

  • Shoshana

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    This is an exotic and lovely form of Susannah commonly heard in Israel. Shoshana Shaunbaum--nicknamed Shosh-- is the character played by Zosia Mamet on the hit HBO series Girls—a... Read More 

  • Sorcha

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    A popular Irish name virtually unknown here — with a pronunciation that's far from obvious. It's basically SOR-ca, but with a little hiccup between the 'r' and the 'c'... Read More 

  • Surya

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Graceful Indian choice that may sound feminine to the Western ear but is in fact the name of a male god. One form of worship of Surya that may be familiar to Westerners is the sun salutation in yoga.Read More 

  • Tamar

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Tamar is a rich, strong Old Testament name sometimes given to girls born on the holiday of Sukkoth, as palm branches were used to make the roof of the sukkah. In the Bible, there are several... Read More 

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