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Olympic Baby Names

Take a peek at these Olympic baby names dating from the 1896 games until now. The Olympics spotlights global choices that might not otherwise attract our attention. Names of Olympians range from trendy and well-used to never-before-seen picks, but we’ve chosen to feature some of more unique Olympian names here. These gold medal baby names show real promise:

  • Abebe

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    Masculine variation of Abeba.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 Anais as one of her middle names), who became the inspiration... Read More 

  • Antonella

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    Antonella is an Italian version more feminine and exotic than Antonia. Antonina is a similarly appealing possibility, heard in Poland and Russia.Read More 

  • Apolo

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  • Arisa

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    Sweet Japanese name that would work well as an alternative to the now-dated Alyssa and Marissa.Read More 

  • Arnaud

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  • Ayumu

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    Best known as the name of a chimpanzee living in the Primate Research Institute at Kyoto University.Read More 

  • Babe

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    You can call your baby "babe," but don't name her that. Read More 

  • Beat

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    Swiss-German variation of the Roman name Beatus.Read More 

  • Benoit

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    Using the French version takes this ancient name out of the grasp of Revolutionary War traitor Benedict Arnold but puts it into the territory of confusing pronunciations: it's ben-WAH.Read More 

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