After scouring baby name sites and tons of popular baby name books for your new arrival, you might want to consider something a little different. But not too different (like X Æ A-12 or Stormi). Giving your daughter a unique name can be a bit of a challenge. You want a name that helps her stand out, but not one you’ll regret it, or she’ll hate later in life. The good news is there’s still time to choose the perfect name — and expectant parents have plenty of cool options to choose from. To prove it, we’ve compiled a list of effortlessly cool names for baby girls that are a little off the radar but not entirely out there. Scroll through to check out these adorably cool and oh-so-hip baby names that will make her truly one-of-a-kind.
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The name Ada means “adornment” and is of Hebrew origin. Short and sweet and can’t possibly be shortened to anything else, and it’s the perfect alternative to the ultra-popular Ava.
The name Arden means “eagle valley” and is of English origin. Arden is one of those names that sounds old-fashioned but has a modern ring to it. Great for parents looking for something that is both classic and unusual.
The name Beatrix means “blessed” and is of Latin origin. Beatrix is an upbeat and more stylish version of Beatrice.
The name Bexley is an English place name. Another name that has stylish undertones, Bexley could easily be shortened to Bex or even Leigh.
The name Briar means “shrub, small tree” and is of English origin. A little bit edgy and a little bit preppy, Briar is the perfect boy name for parents who want a mix of both.
The name Calliope means “beautiful voice” and is of Greek origin. It’s light and fun but still with a strong melodic character.
The name Clementine means “merciful” and is of French origin. This name holds some vintage feels while also sounding totally modern.
The name Colette means “victorious” and is of French origin. Another vintage choice you might want to consider the sweetly old-fashioned sounding name of Colette!
The name Eisley means “cheerful” and is of English and Swiss origin. Thought of more as a traditional last name, Eisley makes for one adorably modern baby girl name.
The name Eloah means “the living God” and is of Hebrew origin. This name is reminiscent of Noah and equally short, sweet, and adorable. It’s a really cool first name or even middle name choice.
The name Embry means “flat-topped hill” and is of English origin. If you’re looking for a girl’s name that starts with an E but trying to avoid the super popular Emily and Emma, why not give Embry a try?
The meaning of the name Ezlynn is unknown and is of Sri Lankan origin. Ezlynn is a stylish baby girl name that is not currently very popular, but we wouldn’t be surprised to see that change.
The name Harlow means “hare’s meadow” and is of English origin. This stylish baby girl seems to be gaining popularity, but it’s still uncommon enough that your little one will probably be the only one in her class.
The name Hartford means “the place where deer cross” and is of English origin. Hartford is one name that is for sure to be not overused and different from all the other options out there.
The name Inez means “pure” and is of Portuguese origin. This stylish name for girls is adorable and simple.
The name Lennox means “elm grove” and is of Scottish origin. Lennox is a great gender-neutral name and sounds adorable for both boys and girls.
The name Loxley means “glade by the lake” and is of English origin. It’s not in the top 1000 most popular baby names but is also not obscure – making it a great stylish baby girl option.
The name origin and meaning of Mavery are unknown; it may be a modern invented name. This sweet moniker is the perfect blend of both stylish and unique.
The name Nova means “new” and is of Latin origin. We think Nova sounds fresh and modern and would also make a great middle name choice!
The name Prudence means “good judgment” and is of French via Latin origin. Whimsical and girly, Prue is a cheerful modern option for a baby girl.
The name Remy means “oarsman” and is of French origin. Remy is a strong unisex name option for those looking for something gender-neutral.
The name Thea means “goddess” and is of Greek origin. With mythical origins, Thea evokes feelings of strength and power.
The name Vada means “famous ruler” and is of German origin. This name is different from the more common, Ava or Vera; Vada makes for a pretty and more modern upgrade.
The name Yara means “water lady or small butterfly” and is of Brazilian and Arabic origin. This sweet, whimsical name is perfect for nature lovers or those who just want something a little different.
The name Zavia means “new house” and is of Basque and Spanish origin. It’s cool, it’s sleek, and for parents looking for a moniker that starts with a z, this should be kept in the running.
What are your favorite cool girl names?
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