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Gender-Neutral Names

Unisex Names for Your Child

Gender neutral names, unisex names that work for boys and girls, are an ever-growing category. Unisex baby names can be last names used as firsts, nature names, place names, word names such as Justice, and invented names. If you're looking for baby names that carry gender neutral values and a nonbinary image, start your search here.

Popular Unisex Names

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Popular unisex names in the US are calculated by Nameberry using official Social Security data for the most popular baby names 2022. 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.

Pink hearts designate names that are more common for girls in 2022, and blue hearts designate those that are more common for boys.

Gender-Neutral Name Generator

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Looking for gender-neutral names for your baby, a character, or yourself? Launch your name search and find inspiration with our new gender-neutral name generator. A few simple questions will lead you to thousands of combinations of gender-neutral or nonbinary names that might be right for you. Also works for middle name inspiration!

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 aren't tied to any traditional gender identity and so work equally well for all children. The unique unisex names on this list are rare and uncommon as well as unconventional.

Unisex Name News

Unisex Baby Names: But Are They Really?
Mon Sep 11 2023

Unisex Baby Names: But Are They Really?

Unisex names are attracting more and more attention for babies of both sexes – but “unisex” doesn’t always mean “gender-neutral”. These unisex baby names are still strongly gendered in the US.
Vintage Surname Names Come Back Around
Sat Sep 09 2023

Vintage Surname Names Come Back Around

Vintage surname names? Yes, this modern trend isn't so modern after all. See the top surname names from a century ago, along with unique choices from our secret source.
The Coolest Unisex Nature Names
Sat Aug 26 2023

The Coolest Unisex Nature Names

Cool unisex nature names – from the hottest choices right now, to some unique gender neutral ideas to inspire you!

Unisex Names A-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 that work for boys and girls from Abbott to Zuri. Find all our search by letter tools on the Baby Names A-Z page.

Unisex Names by List

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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.

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.

Gender Neutral Celebrity Baby Names

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Gender neutral names are hot among celebrities, who are often among the first to create new unisex names or adopt names for children of the minority sex.

2023 has seen many gender neutral name announcements already, including Kylie Jenner's son Aire, Joey Lawrence's daughter Dylan, Taylor Louderman's son Addison, and two girls named Frankie — daughters of Casey Wilson and Shemar Moore.

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.

The Ultimate Pregnancy Shopping List

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At Nameberry, we're devoted to helping you find the best, the newest, the coolest, and the most reliable of every kind of baby name — and every kind of everything else. That includes pregnancy products, as recommended by the parents just like you that we've interviewed for our How I Named My Baby feature. Here is our Berry-recommended ultimate pregnancy shopping guide.

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