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Creative Baby Names

Creative baby names can be drawn from the worlds of art, music, design, or literature. Creative baby names for boys and girls include the following.
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  • Abra

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    Abra is soft, sensitive feminine form of Abraham that was the name of a soft, sensitive character in the John Steinbeck book and movie, "East of Eden." In the bible, Abra was a favorite of King So... Read More 

  • Allegra

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    In music, the term allegro means "quickly, lively tempo," which makes this still-unusual and quintessential ballet dancer's name all the more appealing. One of the most creative sounding of names... Read More 

  • Amedeo

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    This euphonious Italian name, often associated with the painter Modigliani, makes a recommended creative choice. The Spanish tend to spell it Amadeo. Read More 

  • Anais

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    Anais is an unusual, exotic name forever attached to the daring French-born American novelist and diarist Anais Nin (born Angela, with middle name Anais), who was the inspiration for the naming of ... Read More 

  • Angelou

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    If you want to move beyond Maya.  Read More 

  • Aria

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    The light and airy Aria is an operatic choice moving quickly up the charts and also a current favorite on Nameberry. Aria entered the list in 2000 and has risen since then to the Top 50. Televisi... Read More 

  • Auden

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    The poetic, soft-spoken Auden has recently started to be considered as a first name option, used for both sexes, appreciated for its pleasing sound as well as its link to the distinguished modern A... Read More 

  • Baldwin

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    One "bald" name we can get behind, thanks to pioneering African-American author James Baldwin--though the name is now also associated with the Baldwin brothers, particularly Alec.  Read More 

  • Bronte

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    This lovely surname of the three novel-writing sisters, now used as a baby name makes a fitting tribute for lovers of Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights . While the original name took an umlaut over t... Read More 

  • Byron

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    For centuries, this name had a romantic, windswept image due to its strong connection to the poet Lord Byron, who inspired its use as a first name. It is one of those surprise names that's appeared... Read More 

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