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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  • Meilani

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Meilani may sound like a Hawaiian name, kind of a mashup of Leilani and Melanie, but it's actually an invention by that style-maven JWoww, AKA Jenni Farley of Jersey Shore, who used it... Read More 

  • Midnight

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Nicole Richie and Joel Madden added this rocking name to the lexicon of day names, which have their roots in the African tradition of naming a child after the day of the week, time of day, or... Read More 

  • Neo

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    This nouveau name of Keanu Reeves's character in The Matrix has not enjoyed the same burst of popularity as its female counterpart, Trinity, but it definitely sounds, well, newer. Neo... Read More 

  • Nicasia

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    An interesting and unusual member of the "Nic" family--far more distinctive than NICOLE or NICOLA.Read More 

  • North

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    A lot of attention was drawn to this name when Kim Kardashian and Kanye West announced it as the name of their baby daughter, making it instantly unisex.

    North is a word name that's... Read More 

  • Phaedra

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This name of a tragic figure in Greek mythology, the daughter of King Minos, sister of Ariadne and wife of Theseus, has a mysterious and intriguing appeal, and would make a dramatic choice. ... Read More 

  • Pike

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    The field of nature names is constantly expanding to include all species of flowers and trees and animals and birds — and even fish. In addition to its appeal for anglers, Pike recalls... Read More 

  • Roan

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This variation of Rowan, which is also a color name rhyming with Joan, was given to only six baby girls last year vs. 87 boys. The Rowen version, on the other hand, was given to over 700... Read More 

  • Scipio

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    This surname of an ancient Roman invader of Africa is an intriguing, undiscovered option. Read More 

  • Severina

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Not only stern and serious, but a little too severe.Read More 

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