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Unique Names 2024

Rare and Uncommon Names for Your One-of-a-Kind Child

Unique names are more appealing than ever, with over a quarter of babies now receiving rare names below the US Top 1000. We've got thousands upon thousands of unique girl names, unique boy names, and unique unisex names too. If you're looking for rare, uncommon, unusual, or unique names for your little individual, this is the starting page for you.

Popular Unique Names 2024

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Popular unique names may sound like a contradiction in terms, but the popularity list can be a great place to search for names that are uncommon yet stylish and familiar. Our exclusive list of the most popular unique names in 2024 starts with those ranked right below the official US Top 1000 baby names -- not too rare, but hidden from general view!

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Unique Name Generator

Need a name that's unique, uncommon, and rare? Answer a few simple questions and we'll generate a unique name for you, your baby, or your pet. Our unique name generator will put together the perfect unusual name for you.

Unique Girl Names

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Unique girl names trending today include ancient names like Ottilie and Elowen, nature names such as Clover and Snow, and newly coined names such as Jericho and Irie. Whatever your taste in unique names for girls, we'll offer inspiration..

Unique Boy Names

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Unique boy names may be rare mythological names or modern last names used as firsts, they might be uncommon nature names or gender-neutral names with international origins. Here's a starter set of unique boy names. Click through for hundreds more unique, rare, and unusual names for baby boys.

Unique Name News

Baby Names Before 1850
Wed Feb 28 2024

Baby Names Before 1850

What did parents name their children before official records began? Records from a hundred years ago show that the choices go far beyond John and Mary — and some of them could inspire you today.
Last Names as First Names: Welcome to the Next Wave
Tue Feb 27 2024

Last Names as First Names: Welcome to the Next Wave

Each generation has its own favorite surname baby names. Meet the next wave of up-and-coming last names, and discover cool, fresh alternatives to the popular choices.
Kindercore Names Evoke Nostalgia
Sat Feb 17 2024

Kindercore Names Evoke Nostalgia

Kindercore names harken back to childhood, referencing beloved characters we all grew up with. We explore this new trend, as seen in recent celebrity babies Bambi, Cosmo, and Malibu Barbie.

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Unique Spanish Names

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Unique Spanish names include both Spanish girl names and Spanish boy names that are used less frequently in the US, Spain, and Latin America. Here are some of the most appealing unique Spanish names.

Unique Names by List

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Focus your search for the perfect unique name by zeroing in on one of our lists of unique names. Here's a list of the most-visited unique names lists plus a link to see them all.

Unique Place Names

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Unique place names are a cool subset of the unique baby names, inspired by popular place name picks like London, Paris and Brooklyn – only far rarer! Adventurous parents might like to reflect their passion for travel by choosing a unique geographical name for their baby. There's a whole world of possibilities out there, but a few of our favorites are gathered below.

Unique Celebrity Baby Names

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Celebrities may not have invented unique baby names, but they definitely made them cool. Here, some of the most notable unique celebrity baby names of recent years.

Unique Invented Names

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Unique baby names are being invented by parents all the time. Sometimes these unique invented names are drawn from words or ideas, sometimes they're simply a new arrangement of letters and sounds. Here are some of the new baby names we've heard recently.

Unique Dog Names

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Call out Luna or Max and the whole dog park comes running. But choose one of these unique dog names to set you and your pup apart from the crowd.

We'll Help You Find the Uniquest Name

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Want a name that nobody (really nobody) else has? Our baby name experts can help you find a name that is both truly unique and deeply meaningful. We can even help you create a one-of-a-kind name! Our private name consultants can help you discover names you like or make a final choice.

Talk About Unique Names

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Talk about your favorite unique names with other expectant parents and name lovers on our friendly forums. You can get advice and feedback on your top choices, gather new ideas and inspiration, or simply discuss all things related to uncommon and unique names with our knowledgeable community.

Week-by-Week Pregnancy Guide, Nameberry Style

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Nameberry's Week-by-Week Pregnancy Guide has you covered, from TTC to the fourth trimester (wait, there's a fourth trimester?). We look at everything from medical signposts to useful gear to, yep, baby names.

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Random Name Generator

Random Name Generator

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