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We’ve compiled a list of baby names in each category to help you choose the perfect name. Click on a name to find the name meaning, popularity, origin, and other helpful information.

Adaliah

Adaliah Meaning and Origin Adaliah is a girl's name of Biblical origin meaning "one that draws water, poverty, cloud, death." Posts with the name Adaliah: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Adhra

Adhra Meaning and Origin The name Adhra is a girl's name meaning "apology" and is of African Swahili origin. Posts with the name Adhra: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Aella

Aella Meaning and Origin The name Aella means “whirlwind” and is of Greek origin. Aella may sound sweet, but the name actually harkens to one of Hippolyte’s Amazons in Greek mythology who fought against Heracles. Still, pretty cool for a girl! Posts with the name...

Aerwyna

Aerwyna Meaning and Origin The name Aerwyna is a girl's name meaning "friend of the sea" and is of English origin.  Aerwyna is an ideal seagoing name — perfect for a daughter one plans to raise by the ocean or beach. Posts with the name Aerwyna: Rare Magical and...

Affinity

Affinity Meaning and Origin Affinity is a girl's word name meaning "a natural liking for." Posts with the name Affinity: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Aira

Aira Meaning and Origin Aira is a girl's name of American origin meaning "wind." Posts with the name Aira: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Aiva

Aiva Meaning and Origin Aiva is a girl's name of Hebrew, Latin, or Germanic origin meaning "life; bird; water, island." Posts with the name Aiva: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Aleria

Aleria Meaning and Origin Aleria is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "eagle." Posts with the name Aleria: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Alfie

Alfie Meaning and Origin Alfie is a boy's name of English origin meaning "wise counselor." Short form of Alfred, from the Old English Aelfraed. Posts with the name Alfie: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare 10 Cute Boy Names to Make you Swoon

Allum

Allum Meaning and Origin Allum is a boy's name of Norwegian origin meaning "high farm." Habitational name from any of various farmsteads in southeastern Norway. Alternatively, the name is a shortened form of McCallum, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coluim 'son of...

Amel 

Amel Meaning and Origin Amel is a unisex name of Arabic origin meaning "hope." Posts with the name Amel : 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Ames

Ames Meaning and Origin Ames is a boy's name of French, English, or German origin meaning "friend or a beloved." Posts with the name Ames: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare 50 Names for Boys That are Cool AF

Anasia

Anasia Meaning and Origin Anasia is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "friendly and hospitable." Posts with the name Anasia: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Andrine

Andrine Meaning and Origin It’s no doubt a name of strength, but it also sounds heroic and peaceful. The name Andrine is a girl's name meaning "brave” or “strong" and is of Norwegian origin. Posts with the name Andrine:  30 Breathtaking Scandinavian Baby Names for...

Aneira

Aneira Meaning and Origin The name Aneira is a girl's name meaning "much snow" and is of Welsh origin. Aneira is light and beautiful, not to mention ancient and sophisticated. It’s the perfect name for a baby girl born or conceived in the winter. You may also...

Annella

Annella Meaning and Origin A gorgeous feminine name that feels similar to Annebelle but is less popular and comes with the adorable nickname "Nellie. The name Annella is a girl's name meaning "grace or favor" and is of Scottish origin.  Posts with the name Annella:...

Aradia

Aradia Meaning and Origin The name Aradia is a girl's name meaning "watch over, protect" and is of Greek origin. In Italian folklore, Aradia is a supernatural figure known as the queen of the witches and the moon’s Goddess. In 1899, American folklorist Charles Godfrey...

Arek

Arek Meaning and Origin Arek is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "high mountain; exalted, enlightened." Posts with the name Arek: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Argo

Argo Meaning and Origin Argo is a boy's name meaning "field, lazy, slothful" and is of Greek origin.  Posts with the name Argo: 24 Insanely Rare Names for Boys That You Haven’t Heard

Arina 

Arina Meaning and Origin Arina is a girl's name of Slavic origin meaning "peace." Posts with the name Arina: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Arista

Arista is a Greek name meaning: “harvest”.

Arrio

Arrio Meaning and Origin Arrio is a boy's name of Spanish origin meaning "warlike; fierce." Posts with the name Arrio: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Ashler

Ashler Meaning and Origin Ashler is a boy's word name of English origin.  Posts with the name Ashler: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Asra

Asra Meaning and Origin Asra is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "nocturnal journey." Posts with the name Asra: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Astin

Astin Meaning and Origin Astin is a unisex name of French origin meaning "starlike." Posts with the name Astin: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Aston

Aston Meaning and Origin Aston is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “East settlement.” Posts with the name Aston: 50 Unique Boy Names That Start with A 30 Rare Baby Boy Names That Aren’t Being Used

Auralia

Auralia Meaning and Origin Auralia is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "golden." Posts with the name Auralia: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Auren

Auren Meaning and Origin Auren is a unisex name of American origin meaning "heard or laurel." Posts with the name Auren: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Avalon

Avalon is a Welsh name meaning: “island of apples”.

Avella

Avella Meaning and Origin Avella is a girl's place name of Italian origin. Habitational name from a place named Avella, in Avellino province, Campania. Posts with the name Avella: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Balin

Balin Meaning and Origin The name Balin is a boy's name meaning "mighty sword" and is of Hindi origin. Posts with the name Balin: 24 Insanely Rare Names for Boys That You Haven’t Heard

Banning

Banning Meaning and Origin The name Banning is a boy's name meaning "slayer warrior, little blond one" and is of English, Gaelic origin. Posts with the name Banning: 24 Insanely Rare Names for Boys That You Haven’t Heard 30 Cool Unusual Undiscovered Boy...

Bergen

Bergen Meaning and Origin Bergen is a boy's name of Dutch, Scandinavian, and Old German origin meaning "lives on the hill." Posts with the name Bergen: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Bevan

Bevan is a girl’s Welsh name meaning: “son of evan”.

Bolden

Bolden Meaning and Origin Bolden is a boy's name of Anglo-Saxon origin meaning "dweller by the top of a hill." Posts with the name Bolden: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Bragen 

Bragen  Meaning and Origin Bragen is a boy's name from the Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bragáin, the meaning is unknown. Posts with the name Bragen : 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Brander

Brander Meaning and Origin The name Brander is a boy's name meaning "sword of fire" and is of Norse origin. Brander is a modern spelling of the Old Norse name Brandr. Brander is a name that’s uncommon with a familiar ring. But don’t let its sound fool you; the name’s...

Breyer

Breyer Meaning and Origin Breyer is a boy's name meaning "a person who made and sold ale or beer" and is of English and German origin.  Posts with the name Breyer: Cute and Unique Middle Names for Boys You Haven't Thought Of Yet

Burke

Burke Meaning and Origin Burke is a boy's name of English origin meaning "from the fortress." Posts with the name Burke: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Cabel

Cabel Meaning and Origin Cabel is a boy's occupational name of English origin meaning "a maker of ropes." Posts with the name Cabel: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Cadrien

Cadrien is an invented girl’s or boy’s name that sounds like the name Adrien with a “c”.

Caelum

Caelum Meaning and Origin Caelum is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "heaven." Posts with the name Caelum: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Cairo

Cairo Meaning and Origin Cairo is a unisex place name of Arabic origin. A city in Egypt. Posts with the name Cairo: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Callister

Callister Meaning and Origin Callister is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "son of Alister." Posts with the name Callister: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Carola

Carola (Kehr-AHL-aa) is a Latin girl’s name meaning: “free man”.

Carrick

Carrick Meaning and Origin Carrick is a boy's name of Gaelic origin meaning "rocky headland." Posts with the name Carrick: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare 32 Celtic Baby Names for Boys

Carys

Carys Meaning and Origin Carys is a girl’s name that’s already big in UK and Wales but hasn’t yet taken off anywhere else, and we’re in love with the way it sounds when pronounced properly, kah-RISS. Plus, it’s short and sweet, so no nickname is necessary. The name...

Cashel

Cashel Meaning and Origin Cashel is a boy's name meaning "fortress" and is of Irish origin.  Posts with the name Cashel: 15 Super Rare Irish Boys Names Nobody is Using

Casner

Casner Meaning and Origin Casner is a boy's name of American origin meaning "manager of a granary; one who made cabinets." American spelling of German Kassner. Posts with the name Casner: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Cassana

Cassana Meaning and Origin Cassana is a girl's name of Italian origin, the meaning is unknown. Posts with the name Cassana: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Castiel

Castiel Meaning and Origin Castiel is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "my cover is God." Posts with the name Castiel: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Caulay 

Caulay Meaning and Origin Caulay is a unisex name of Gaelic origin meaning "son of Olaf." Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Amhlaoibh or Mac Amhlaidh. Posts with the name Caulay: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Caven

Caven Meaning and Origin Caven is a boy's name of Irish and Gaelic origin meaning "handsome." Posts with the name Caven: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Cayman

Cayman Meaning and Origin Cayman is a boy's name of Spanish origin meaning "crocodile." From the name of the Caribbean islands, taken from the Carib word caymanas. Posts with the name Cayman: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Ceara

Ceara Meaning and Origin The name Ceara is a girl's name meaning "little dark one" and is of Irish origin.  Posts with the name Ceara: 25 Adorable Irish Names for Girls You'll Fall in Love with

Cecily

Cecily (SIS-UH-LEE) is a Latin girl’s name meaning: “blind”.

Ceinwen

Ceinwen Meaning and Origin Ceinwen is a girl’s name meaning “lovely, blessed” and is of Welsh origin. From cain ‘fair, lovely’ and (g)wen ‘white, fair; blessed, holy.

Ciela

Ciela Meaning and Origin The name Ciela is a girl's name meaning "sky or heaven" and is of Spanish origin. Not only is the name an adorable option for parents expecting a baby girl, but its literal meaning of heaven makes it an even more desirable option. Posts with...

Colm

Colm Meaning and Origin Colm is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "dove." Posts with the name Colm: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Colson

Colson Meaning and Origin The name Colson is a boy's name meaning "swarthy," "coal-black" and is of English origin. Current Popularity: #455. Posts with the name Colson: 50 Southern Baby Names for Boys You’re Guaranteed to Fall for 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard...

Connelly

Connelly Meaning and Origin Connelly is a unisex name of Irish origin meaning "love, friendship." Posts with the name Connelly: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Culver

Culver Meaning and Origin The name Culver is a boy's name meaning "dove" and is of English origin. Posts with the name Culver: 24 Insanely Rare Names for Boys That You Haven’t Heard

Danyon

Danyon Meaning and Origin Danyon is a boy's modern invented name that blends Daniel meaning "God is my strength," with the word name Canyon. Posts with the name Danyon: 24 Insanely Rare Names for Boys That You Haven’t Heard

Darya

Darya Meaning and Origin Darya is a girl's name meaning "good ruler" and is of Russian origin. From Greek via a Persian royal name. What a perfect name to bestow to a baby girl who will become a strong and empowered woman one day. You may also...

Dasha

Dasha Meaning and Origin Dasha is a girl's name meaning "posses and good" and is of Russian origin. It is short and sweet, with a tough and modern vibe to it. You may also like: Demna, Desdemona, Desta Posts with the name Dasha: The Cutest Russian Baby Names You'll...

Daveigh

Daveigh Meaning and Origin Daveigh is a girl's modern invented name. Daviegh looks and sounds gorgeous on paper, but what's even better is that it's a diminutive of David, so you could honor relatives while giving your daughter a unique and cool name.  Posts with the...

Daven

Daven Meaning and Origin Daven is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "beloved." Posts with the name Daven: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Demna

Demna (DEM-nah) is a Greek girl’s name meaning: “mother earth”.

Desta

Desta Meaning and Origin The name Desta is a girl's name meaning "joy, happiness" and is of African origin.  Posts with the name Desta: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Dhara

Dhara Meaning and Origin Dhara is a girl's name of Hindi origin meaning "the earth." Posts with the name Dhara: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Diggory

Diggory Meaning and Origin Diggory is a boy’s name of French origin, meaning: “lost.” A name associated with French égaré ‘lost, gone astray’. Posts with the name Diggory: 30 Rare Baby Boy Names That Aren’t Being Used

Dougan

Dougan Meaning and Origin Dougan is a boy's name of Irish, Gaelic origin meaning "dark, swarthy." Posts with the name Dougan: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Dunsley

Dunsley Meaning and Origin Dunsley is a boy's name of Celtic origin meaning "fortified hill." Posts with the name Dunsley: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Eagan

(Irish) fire.

Eames

Eames Meaning and Origin Eames is a boy's name meaning "prosperous protector" and is of Irish origin. Eames is a boy’s name that carries with it class, distinction, and a hint of sweetness. Posts with the name Eames: 24 Insanely Rare Names for Boys That You Haven’t...

Effren

Effren Meaning and Origin Effren is a boy's name of Spanish and Hebrew origin meaning "fruitful." Derived from the name Efrain.  Posts with the name Effren: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Eila

Eila Meaning and Origin Eila is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "oak tree; bright, shining light." Posts with the name Eila: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Elden

Elden Meaning and Origin Elden is a boy's name of English origin meaning "noble friend." Posts with the name Elden: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Elia

Elia Meaning and Origin Elia is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "Jehovah is God." Posts with the name Elia: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Ellaria

Ellaria Meaning and Origin Ellaria is a girl's name of Arabic and a literary name of unknown meaning.   Posts with the name Ellaria: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Ellasandra

Ellasandra Meaning and Origin Ellasandra is a girl's modern invented name that is a combination of the names Ella and Sandra. New and expecting parents looking for popular but creative names that no one else has will love Ellasandra. It's a perfect balance of unique...

Ellowyn

Ellowyn Meaning and Origin Ellowyn is a girl's name of English origin meaning "elm tree." Posts with the name Ellowyn: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Elma

Elma Meaning and Origin Elma is a girl's name of German origin meaning "will-helmet or protection." Posts with the name Elma: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Elysia

Elysia Meaning and Origin The name Elysia is a girl's name meaning "from the blessed isles" and is of Latin origin. Exotic in sound and beautiful in meaning, we think Elysia is the perfect choice for parents expecting a little girl and looking for a name that's a...

Emera

Emera Meaning and Origin Emera is a girl's name of German origin meaning "industrious leader." Posts with the name Emera: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Emmanuela

Emmanuela Meaning and Origin Emmanuela is a girl's name meaning "God with us" and is of Hebrew origin. When it rolls off the tongue, Emmanuela sounds as soft as cashmere. It is a delightfully feminine choice that is equal parts exotic and unique.  Posts with the name...

Emric

Emric Meaning and Origin Emric is a boy's name meaning "leader" and is of Teutonic origin.  Posts with the name Emric: 50 Unheard of Unique and Totally Wearable Boys Names 30 Rare Baby Boy Names That Aren’t Being Used

Endora

Endora Meaning and Origin The name Endora is a girl’s name meaning “light” and is of Greek origin. This perfectly appropriate name for the new little light in your life extends back to mythology. Eudora was one of the 50 sea-nymph daughters of the ‘Old Man of the Sea’...

Ericson

Ericson Meaning and Origin Ericson is a boy's name of Scandinavian, Norse, Nordic origin meaning "son of the eternal ruler." Posts with the name Ericson: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Espen

Espen Meaning and Origin Espen is a boy's name of Scandinavian origin meaning "god bear." Posts with the name Espen: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Etienne

Etienne Meaning and Origin Etienne is a unisex name meaning "crown or garland" and is of French origin.  Posts with the name Etienne: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Everdeen

Everdeen Meaning and Origin Everdeen is a girl's name of Old English origin meaning "farmstead where the wild boars are seen." Posts with the name Everdeen: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Evron

Evron Meaning and Origin Evron is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "servile." Posts with the name Evron: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Exton

Exton Meaning and Origin Exton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "town on the River Exe." A habitational name from places so called in Devon, Hampshire. Posts with the name Exton: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare 50 Names for Boys That are Cool...

Fable

Fable Meaning and Origin Fable is a unisex word name meaning "story." Posts with the name Fable: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Farek

Farek Meaning and Origin Farek is a boy's name of Czech origin, the meaning is unknown.  Posts with the name Farek: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

Favianna

Favianna Meaning and Origin Favianna is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "bean." Posts with the name Favianna: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Fenton

Fenton Meaning and Origin The name Fenton is a boy's name meaning "marsh settlement" and is of English origin. Originally a surname from various places in England. Derived from Old English fenn ‘marsh, fen’ and tun ‘enclosure, settlement’. Posts with the name Fenton:...

Feya

Feya Meaning and Origin Feya is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "fairy." Posts with the name Feya: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Finnian

Finnian Meaning and Origin Finnian is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "fair."  Posts with the name Finnian: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare

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