Fun Unique Girls Names

Not your classic every day names.
  1. Analeigh
    • Arabella
      • Origin:

        Latin
      • Meaning:

        "yielding to prayer"
      • Description:

        Arabella, lovely and elegant, has long been well used in Britain and finally made it onto the American list in 2005. Its meaning may also be interpreted as "beautiful," thanks to -bella.
    • Arabesque
      • Origin:

        Word name
      • Meaning:

        "ornate design"
      • Description:

        Fanciful, edging toward bizarre.
    • Araminta
      • Origin:

        Invented hybrid name from Arabella and Aminta
      • Description:

        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 Bachelor, and in 1705 by the versatile Sir John Vanbrugh, architect of Blenheim Palace as well as a playwright, for his comedy The Confederacy.
    • Arden
      • Origin:

        English
      • Meaning:

        "valley of the eagle; high"
      • Description:

        Arden, the name of the magical forest in Shakespeare's As You Like It, is a stylish A name with a strong, straightforward image. Another reason to love Arden: its similarity to "ardent." Arden is solidly unisex, with the current gender distribution running about 60 percent girls and 40 percent boys.
    • Aria
      • Origin:

        Italian and Hebrew
      • Meaning:

        "air; song or melody; lion"
      • Description:

        Aria is a multi-cultural name with two extremely popular versions: this more word-like one along with Arya, the spelling used for the feisty young heroine of Game of Thrones. There were about 6400 baby girls named Aria in the US last year alog with 2400 named Arya, which counted together places the name in the Top 10.
    • Ariana
      • Origin:

        Italian variation of Ariadne, Greek
      • Meaning:

        "most holy"
      • Description:

        The smooth, attractive Ariana is on the rise along with the fame of pop princess Ariana Grande. Also famous is twin spelling Arianna, which is associated with Greek-born online presence Arianna Huffington. Both Ariana and Arianna are widely used names and are equally acceptable spellings.
    • Arleigh
      • Origin:

        Modern invented name
      • Description:

        Softer version of hot Harley or Marley.
    • Auden
      • Origin:

        English
      • Meaning:

        "old friend"
      • Description:

        A softly poetic surname name, associated with poet W.H., Auden is enjoying quiet but marked fashion status. It was chosen for his daughter by Noah Wyle and is definitely one to watch.
    • Audrina
      • Origin:

        Variation of Audrey
      • Meaning:

        "noble strength"
      • Description:

        Audrina is a name that owes its fame to overnight reality TV sensation Audrina Partridge, one of the original cast of the MTV reality series The Hills.
    • Aurora
      • Origin:

        Latin
      • Meaning:

        "dawn"
      • Description:

        The goddess name Aurora has consistently been on the US popularity list since the nineteenth century, but has really taken off in the past 30 years. Aurora also enjoys remarkable international popularity, ranking in the Top 100 throughout the English-speaking world as well as in Italy, Spain, Norway, Switzerland, and several other European and Latin American countries.
    • Baja
      • Origin:

        Spanish place-name
      • Meaning:

        "lower"
      • Description:

        Pronounced Bah-hah, this name of the Mexican peninsula attached to California makes for an out-of-the-ordinary possibility.
    • Bay
      • Origin:

        Latin
      • Meaning:

        "berry"
      • Description:

        One of the most usable of the pleasant, newly adopted nature/water names (like Lake and Ocean), especially in middle position.
    • Blaze
      • Origin:

        English word name
      • Meaning:

        "fire"
      • Description:

        A hot name, though perhaps not in the sense you want for your baby. About 20 times as many boys as girls were named Blaze in one recent year, perhaps because it can be seen as a spelling variation of the classic male saint's name Blaise.
    • Bristol
      • Origin:

        Place-name
      • Description:

        Bristol Palin, the daughter of former Alaska governor and Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin, grabbed her own share of headlines by having a baby out of wedlock and then appearing on Dancing With The Stars. She single-handedly propelled her distinctive name, inspired by a city in England, into the Top 1000 and up the charts. Bristol's ascent ended a few years back.
    • Callista
      • Origin:

        Greek
      • Meaning:

        "most beautiful"
      • Description:

        Calista Flockhart spotlighted this lovely Greek name that has a long future in the English-speaking world. Kallista is another spelling; Calixta and Calixto are related.
    • Colbie
      • Origin:

        Variation of Colby, English
      • Meaning:

        "from a coal town"
      • Description:

        Strongly feminine variation of Colby with two prime associations: singer Colbie Caillat and actress Colbie Smulders (born Jacoba).
    • Elena
      • Origin:

        Spanish, Italian, German, Greek variation of Helen
      • Meaning:

        "bright, shining light"
      • Description:

        Elena is at its most popular point ever in the US, thanks to its cross-cultural appeal and the overall popularity of El- names. It's more international than Ellen or Eleanor, but still accessible.
    • Elle
      • Origin:

        French
      • Meaning:

        "she"
      • Description:

        Combine the charming heroine of the movie Legally Blonde with supermodel Elle Macpherson and the trend toward all names beginning with "el"—Ellie, Ella, Eleanor—and you have one hit name.
    • Fallon
      • Origin:

        Irish
      • Meaning:

        "leader"
      • Description:

        Fallon is one of several boyish surname names introduced in the over-the-top 1980s nighttime soap Dynasty: they sounded cutting-edge at the time, but no longer.