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Sci-Fi Baby Names

Sci-fi baby names come from the most popular Science Fiction movies, books and television shows. Science fiction writers love to choose obscure, rare names for their characters, sometimes going so far as to invent names themselves. If you are searching for a distinctive and cool name for your child, you should consider taking inspiration from sci-fi character names. From Star Wars to Blade Runner, here's a list of unique science fiction baby names.

  • Ada

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Ada is one of the classic baby names for girls that is suddenly super stylish again. A favorite at the end of the nineteenth century, Ada is an alternative to... Read More 

  • Aeryn

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Spelling variation of Erin invented for a character on the science fiction TV show Farscape.Read More 

  • Alia

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Alia is most classic and feminine form of Ali, one of the 99 attributes of Allah. The name is used by Christians, Muslims and Jews; the word Aliyah means to make a pilgrimage to Israel and the... Read More 

  • Amidala

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    An attractive enough name, but for die-hard Star Wars fans only.Read More 

  • Ayala

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This animal-themed name is among the most popular for girls in contemporary Israel. Parents who want to move beyond the mega-popular Aliyah and sisters might want to consider Ayala. The male form... Read More 

  • Bail

    Gender: M LoveDislike

  • Bishop

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Reese Witherspoon's Deacon has opened this churchy direction for occupational names. It reentered the US Top 1000 in 2015.Read More 

  • Bria

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    Sweet but spirited name. Read More 

  • Buck

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Comedian Roseanne Barr chose this for her son...which seems in character. In the 18th century it was used to describe a dashing, fashionable dressed man.Read More 

  • Buffy

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Buffy was a one-time sorority girl with a roommate named Muffy, then a fearless vampire slayer, though still basically fluffy. You might think of Buffy as the feminine version of Chip or Bud --... Read More 

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