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Best Cool Unusual Girls' Names

This is a list of the best, cool unusual girls' names---those that have deep roots, are attractive, and can fit into contemporary life, yet are not on the brink of widespread discovery. And by unusual girls’ names, we mean those used for 25 or fewer baby girls last year. Click here to see lots more girls' names and here to view our full menu of unusual names.
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  • Tempest

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    Tempest is one of those names that could go either way. Cool, evocative modern word name? Or a name that has stripper written all over it? Your call, but if you decide the former image is domina... Read More 

  • Tessie

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    With Tillie a new favorite of avant-garde parents, the British music-hall Tessie might conceivably follow.  Read More 

  • Toril

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    An unknown, strong Scandinavian name related to Tor/Thor, the Norse god of thunder, that would fit in perfectly here.  Read More 

  • Trixie

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    A sassy, spunky name for the bold parent who doesn't remember Mrs. Ed Norton on The Honeymooners . It was chosen by Damon Wayans for his daughter. Trixie Belden is the thirteen-year-old heroine of ... Read More 

  • Trudy

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    Innocent, sincere, and bright-eyed, and as outdated as its mother name, Gertrude.  Read More 

  • Truth

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  • Tulip

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    One of the most unusual flower names, Tulip is cute but tough to pull off as a first. It has some celebrity cred via Charlie Tamara Tulip, twin daughter of Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell.  Read More 

  • Valentine

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    For a girl, we'd say Val-en-teen, though many would insist on pronouncing it like the holiday.  Read More 

  • Verena

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    Verena is pleasant but old-fashioned. Whether that's the outdated kind of old-fashioned or the so-out-it's-in-again kind is your call.  Read More 

  • Veronique

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    Veronica seems poised to rise again, along with many other V names, and with it may follow this more romantic French version. Read More 

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