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Unique Girl Names: Unusual and Rare

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Unique girls' names come in many varieties, from ancient to modern, traditional to invented. The best 2019 unique names for girls are those unusual and rare choices that have deep roots, are attractive, and can fit into contemporary life.

What makes a name unique is a matter of opinion, but by rare, unusual and unique girl names, we mean those used for 25 or fewer baby girls, which makes these names uncommon no matter where you live.

The unique names for girls listed here are some top picks from A to Z to get you started.

  • Aberdeen

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    This undiscovered Scottish port city name has a nice, upbeat feel and lots of good nickname possibilities. Read More 

  • 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... Read More 

  • Adair

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    This undiscovered unisex name has lots of flair. It was first noticed as a girl's name, starting in the 1980's, on the long-running daytime drama Search for Tomorrow, with the character... Read More 

  • Afra

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    Earthier version of the name of England's first female professional writer, Aphra Behn. Read More 

  • Aidy

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    Appealing comedian Aidy Bryant -- born Aidan -- put this energetic nickname on the map when she joined the cast of Saturday Night Live in 2012. Each of the years since then has seen a... Read More 

  • Alva

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    While the male Alva or Alvah relates directly to the minor Biblical character, the female version is more likely an anglicized form of Ailbhe. Best known as Thomas Edison's middle name, from the... Read More 

  • Amabel

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    Amabel is an older name than Annabel and a lot more distinctive. Amabel was a very common name in the twelfth and thirteen centuries, then was revived during the nineteenth century British fad for... Read More 

  • Ambrosia

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    Ambrosia combines some of the more whimsical qualities of more popular Aurora and Isabella, with a heavenly meaning.Read More 

  • Amorette

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    Amorette is an elaborate variation of the old yet rare girls' name Amoret, used in Spenser's The Faerie Queen to represent married love.Read More 

  • Anoki

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    A sweet Hindi girls' name, a variation of Anokhi, that would wear well in the Western world.Read More 

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