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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

  • Rafaela

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    Spell it Rafaela (Spanish), Raffaella (Italian), Rafaela (German), or Raphaela (Hebrew), this is a euphonious and lovely name with a dark-eyed, long-flowing-haired image, which is, like Gabriella... Read More 

  • Romola

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    Romola is a literary name most notably used by George Eliot for her eponymous 1862 novel set in fifteenth century Florence. It just may appeal to the parent looking for a name that embodies the... Read More 

  • Rosalia

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    A name commonly used in Spain and Italy, it refers back to the annual Roman ceremony of hanging garlands of roses on tombs. Read More 

  • Rowena

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    A fabled storybook name via the heroine of Sir Walter Scott's novel Ivanhoe (1819), which featured a heroine called Rowena of Hargottstanstede, and also a Harry Potter name, as... Read More 

  • Sahara

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    A beautiful and evocative place-name that deserves wider use. Read More 

  • Samari

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  • Sian

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    Simple and pretty and user-friendly, the Welsh Sian was used by U2's Dave "the Edge" Evans for his daughter. Read More 

  • Soraya

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    Soraya is an exotic name made famous in the Western world by the one-time empress of Iran, who settled in Europe, primarily in France. Soraya is a relative of Sarah and sisters Sarai, Zahara,... Read More 

  • Sunniva

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    Sunniva was an Irish-born saint who fled to Norway, where she hid in an island cave with her followers and eventually died. After miracles were reported on the island, the cave was excavated and... Read More 

  • Suri

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    Suri, a once obscure exotic name, hit the headlines when chosen by Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise for their daughter in 2007. Multi-cultural, it also means "the sun" in Sanskrit, "rose" in Persian,... Read More 

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