Names Searched Right Now:

Offbeat Baby Names

Offbeat baby names are those that are just a little bit quirky, a tiny bit unusual, off the beaten track. Here are some offbeat baby names you might want to consider today.
Rate This List:
  • Italo

    Gender: M Rate:

    You can't get more Italian than this name of the daddy of legendary twins Romulus and Remus, founders of Rome. A noted bearer is acclaimed Italian journalist and novel and short story writer Italo... Read More 

  • Japeth

    Gender: M Rate:

  • Jessamy

    Gender: F Rate:

    Jessamy and big sister Jessamine are all but unknown in the U.S., but make distinctive alternatives to overexposed Jessica, Jessie, and Jasmine. Read More 

  • Jethro

    Gender: M Rate:

    Jethro, though the biblical father-in-law of Moses, has suffered for a long time from a Beverly Hillbilly image, but some really adventurous parents might consider updating and urbanizing it and tr... Read More 

  • Leith

    Gender: F Rate:

    Traditionally a male name, Leith now can make a highly unusual, strong but soft, and intriguing girls' possibility.  Read More 

  • Linus

    Gender: M Rate:

    Can Linus lose its metaphorical security blanket and move from the Peanuts page onto the birth certificate? We think it has enough charm and other positive elements going for it for the answer to b... Read More 

  • Lucius

    Gender: M Rate:

    Lucius is an exotic old Roman clan name that has lots of religious and literary resonance, yet is still vital today. It was the name of three popes, appears in several Shakespeare plays, and, like ... Read More 

  • Lulu

    Gender: F Rate:

    Lula has a firecracker personality, a singing and dancing extrovert. Interesting that Lulu was a Top 100 name when the Social Security list was born in 1880, but it's been sliding ever since and ha... Read More 

  • Mabel

    Gender: F Rate:

    Mabel is a saucy Victorian favorite searching for its place in modern life; if you love offbeat old-fashioned names like Violet or Josephine, only sassier, Mabel is one for you to consider--it coul... Read More 

  • Magnus

    Gender: M Rate:

    Magnus, a powerful name with a commanding presence, is one of the newly unearthed ancient artifacts; it dates back to Charlemagne being called Carolus Magnus, or Charles the Great. It was picked fo... Read More 

See All List Categories

You might also like these lists: