Unique Baby Names

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

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    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

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    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... Read More 

  • Danton

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    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

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Swaggering, cutting-edge choice equally appropriate for both genders. It's also very rare, given in the US in 2014 to only six baby girls....and no recorded baby boys. Do you want to be the first?Read More 

  • Dwyn

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Short, but still kind of a mouthful. Read More 

  • Eban

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    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

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    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... Read More 

  • Farrell

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    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... Read More 

  • Fenella

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    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... Read More 

  • Gannon

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    The name of a historic Irish leader, Gannon has a solid, yet spirited feel. It was one of the fastest-rising names of 2014, and looked poised to enter the Top 400 in short order, though it took a... Read More 

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