Unusual Baby Names
Description:This Dutch name stems from the Greek root word "philos" meaning "love". It is relatively common in the Netherlands.
Meaning:"lotus, water lily"
Description:Niloufar is a gorgeous Persian name used in Iran, Turkey (as Nilüfer), and Azerbaijan. It has many alternate spellings including Nilofar, which is used by Urdu speakers.
Origin:Cornish place and saint's name
Description:This Cornish place name is possibly named after a female saint, Senara. However, it can work just as well on a boy and would make a very interesting choice for those of Cornish descent or who love Cornwall.
Origin:Irish, anglicization of O'conarain
Meaning:"descendant of Conaran"
Description:Associated with iconic British designer and retailer Terence Conran, who had an international impact on household design. Makes a nice variation on Conrad.
Meaning:"to select; rose"
Description:Gently appealing, a floral choice in Japanese.
Description:Definitely usable for an American baby with Indian heritage.
Origin:Variation of Agatha, Greek
Description:With so many A-beginning names finding their way into style, Agacia is one unusual choice that could get more attention. It's part Agatha, part Acacia, and quite intriguing.