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Unique baby names are literally one-of-a-kind, but a unigue name may also mean one that is unusual, cool, and distinctive. Nameberry offers thousands of unique names: Here are some of the best to get you started.

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  • Cessair

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    Mythological widow whose tears rained on Ireland, and whose name is lovely but, if pronounced phonetically, might be taken for a charter airline.  Read More 

  • Clea

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    An attractive and unusual name that may be a variation of Cleo, Clea was possibly invented by Lawrence Durrell for a character in his Alexandria Quartet . Actress Clea DuVall is one noted bearer o... Read More 

  • Danton

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    Has the two-syllable sound so popular for boys, though adding an apostrophe -- and turning it into D'Anton -- changes the name entirely.  Read More 

  • Domino

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    Swaggering, cutting-edge choice, though perhaps too wedded to the classic game.  Read More 

  • Dwyn

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    Short, but still kind of a mouthful.  Read More 

  • Eban

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    Affable and creative and perfectly able to stand alone; there's nothing Scroogish about it, even though it is usually spelled Eben. Read More 

  • Electra

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    Though the tragedies of the Greeks and Eugene O'Neill that used this name are filled with incest and murder, Electra is still a brilliant choice. Isabella Rossellini chose the gentler Italian verso... Read More 

  • Farrell

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    If you're looking for a pleasing namesake that's more modern than Darrell/Darryl, this would make an excellent choice. Farrell is an Anglicized form of the Irish Fergal, and was well used as a fir... Read More 

  • Fenella

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    More unusual than Fiona and more user-friendly than Fionnuala, the engaging Scottish Fenella, has been scarcely heard in this country. Fenella first became known outside of Ireland when Sir Walter... Read More 

  • Gannon

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    The name of a historic Irish leader, Gannon has a solid, yet spirited feel. It rose 231 spots to reach Number 843 in 2013, making it one of the year's most noteworth rising stars. One pop culture i... Read More 

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