Unisex Baby Names

Unisex baby names usually lean slightly towards one gender or the other. Some of the unisex baby names here are close to 50/50, but even when they're not, they sound equally appropriate for boys and girls. Here are the unisex baby names most popular today.

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  • Corin

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Corin was used by Shakespeare in As You Like It, an unusual name that could make a more distinctive alternative to Corey or Colin. It is a name used in the illustrious Redgrave family of... Read More 

  • Dakota

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    One of the first trendy nineties western place-names, now sagging a bit in popularity. Young actress Dakota Fanning helped give it a feminine spin; Rosie O'Donnell chose it for her newborn... Read More 

  • Dana

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Not often heard as a male name these days. Read More 

  • Devon

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This spelling of Devon, as opposed to Devin or Devan, makes it a pretty and popular British place-name, evoking the beautiful county of farmlands and dramatic seascapes and moors in southwest... Read More 

  • Drew

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Drew, which projects a polished, somewhat intellectual impression, is rapidly becoming the Andrew nickname of choice, replacing the past favorite, Andy. It is fully capable of standing on its own,... Read More 

  • Dylan

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Dylan still feels poetic and romantic after years of popularity. A Welsh name tied to the sea, Dylan was a legendary sea god who prompted all the waters of Britain and Ireland to weep when he... Read More 

  • Ellery

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    In the past few years Ellery has gone from middle-aged male detective to a plausible girls' name, a la Hillary. Read More 

  • Ellington

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Ellington is a swinging musical name, evoking the jazzy and elegant persona of the Duke (born Edward Kennedy Ellington). While that reference may seem to make Ellington a male name, it is also... Read More 

  • Emerson

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    The combination of Emily and Emma's popularity -- and the fact that Desperate Housewives star Teri Hatcher's daughter is named Emerson -- have put this formerly strictly male name,... Read More 

  • Emery

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    The superpopularity of Emily and Emma has recently boosted the unisex Emery, especially since it's also a starbaby via Angie Harmon and Jason Sehorn. (There are nearly eight times as many female... Read More 

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