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Unique Baby Girl Names

Unique baby names for girls come from a range of sources and include place names, unusual vintage names, surname names, invented names, and baby names from around the world. Here is a handful of choices to get you started. Also check out our fuller list of unique baby names and search names by first initial and origin to see thousands more unique names for girls

  • Acacia

    Acacia is an attractive, rarely used Greek flower name enhanced by its popular beginning-and-ending-with 'a'-construct, and is gradually beginning to catch on as a new member of the stylish Read More 

  • Adelia

    The super-success of Adele, both the singer and the name, has brought attention to all her cousins--Adela, Adeline, Adelina--and the lovely Adelia. An undiscovered gem just waiting to be... Read More 

  • Amoret

    This lovely name from Spenser's The Faerie Queene is borne by a character who represents married love. A related unusual-yet-usable choice: Amabel.Read More 

  • Andromeda

    One of the stellar unique baby names from mythology, Andromeda was the beautiful daughter of Cassiopeia who, like her mother, literally became a star--the constellation that bears her name.The... Read More 

  • Annika

    Annika is a surprise hit of recent years, inspired by golfer Sorenstam; for Trekkies, it was also the name of a 'Star Trek:Voyager' character. Some people's first memory of it might be as Pippi... Read More 

  • Anwen

    Anwen is one of the simplest and best of the classic Welsh girls' names, more unusual than Bronwen but with the same serene feel. Read More 

  • Apollonia

    This name of a third century Christian martyr has an exotic, appealing feel in the modern world. It first came to American attention via Prince's love interest in the film Purple Rain. ... Read More 

  • Araceli

    Obscure but intriguing Spanish name. Araceli Segarra is a noted mountain climber. Read More 

  • Araminta

    Araminta is an enchanting eighteenth-century invention familiar in Britain and just beginning to be discovered here. It was used in 1693 by William Congreve in his comedy The Old... Read More 

  • Arcadia

    Arcadia, a name for an unspoiled paradise, makes an attractive secular alternative to Nevaeh or Eden. For parents who want an unusual name with a friendlier nickname, Arcadia has the advantage of... Read More 

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