Gender Neutral Baby Names

Unisex Names for Your Child

Gender neutral names, unisex names used for both girls and boys, are an ever-growing category. Unisex baby names can be established first names traditionally used for both genders. But they can also be last names used as firsts, nature names, place names, word names such as Justice, and invented names or spelling variations. If you're looking for baby names that carry gender neutral values and a nonbinary image, this page is your starting point.

Unisex Names: US vs. UK

unisex names us vs uk

Gender is a fluid concept when it comes to baby names in the US vs. the UK. Names that are truly unisex in the US might be all-boy in the UK. We survey the gender identities of unisex (or are they?) names popular on both sides of the Atlantic.

Popular Unisex Names

popular gender neutral names

Popular unisex names in the US are calculated by Nameberry using official Social Security data for the most popular baby names 2020. We combine the number of baby girls and baby boys who receive each gender neutral name to create our exclusive list of the most popular unisex baby names.

Unique Unisex Names

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Unisex names and unique names enjoy a lot of crossover. Invented names and names derived from other sources like nature or cities have not been associated with either gender over time and so aren't tied to any gender identity. The unique unisex names on this list are rare and uncommon as well as unconventional.

Unisex Names A to Z

All the names in our database that have entries for both genders and include individual commentary can be searched by first initial, below. These include popular unisex names from Avery to Zion as well as unusual unisex names from Abbott to Zuri.

Top Gender Neutral Names by State

top gender neutral names by state

What's the most popular gender-neutral baby name where you live? We crunched the numbers to find the top three names that are used for both boys and girls in every one of the US states. Click through to discover the surprising results.

Nonbinary Names

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Nonbinary names are truly gender neutral names, used nearly equally for boys and girls and free of any gender identity. Here are the most popular nonbinary names.

Unisex Names by List

unisex names by list

Nameberry includes many curated lists of unisex names of different types, from surnames to place names, nature names to literary names. There are also hundreds of user-created lists of unisex names covering every imaginable category.

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