Choosing a popular baby name sounds great in theory, but what about when your son is one of five Liams in his class? Finding a unique baby name can be a challenge; today’s parents want something special enough that no other kids will have but familiar enough that their child won’t be met with confused faces when he tells someone his name. So If you are looking for a name that is less popular and a bit more unusual, then you may want to dig a little deeper to give your baby something to help him stand out. To help, we compiled a list of 25 super unusual boy names that you can be sure no one else in the class will have. Keep scrolling for our 25 faves.
Fair-haired (Irish) If your little guy has fair hair and you want a uniquely classic name that will stand the test of time, Finbar may be a fitting choice. You may also like: Ferdinand, Faulkner, Fidel
Supplanter (Scottish) A Scottish variation of James spins on the name James can be found in multiple languages. In French, there’s Jacques, in Spanish, Santiago. Even Russian has Yakov. A derivative of Jacob, the name Hamish takes the same meaning: “supplanter.” You may also like: Hallam, Hanan, Huber
Easter (Cornish origin) For many families, Easter is a magical time, so here’s a subtle way to keep that holiday spirit year-round. This could be an excellent option for a spring baby! You may also like: Patton, Pavel, Peregrine
Goodness of God (Hebrew) With biblical names getting renewed interest, handsome Tobin merits a second look — even though it’s rare, it’s familiar sounding yet unique enough to work for a modern boy. You may also like: Timian, Tammaro, Tomer