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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.

Abla

Abla (AH blah) is a girl’s Arabic name meaning: “Woman with a full figure”.

Afryea

Afryea Meaning and Origin The name Afryea is a girl's name meaning "born during happy times" and is of African Ghanaian origin. Posts with the name Afryea: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Agnella

Agnella is a girl’s name of Italian origin, meaning pure.

Alfio

Alfio Meaning and Origin The name Alfio is a boy's name of Sicilian origin, the meaning of Alfio is unknown. Posts with the name Alfio: Top European Baby Names that Haven’t Yet Hit Stateside  

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...

Bionda

From bionda meaning ‘blonde’ or a nickname for a woman with light hair.

Bowery

Bowery is an English and Dutch girl’s or boy’s name meaning: “farm”.

Brean

Brean (BREEN) is a Irish girl’s name meaning: “from the fairy place”.

Brochan

Brochan Meaning and Origin The name Brochan is a boy's name meaning "porridge" and is of Scottish origin. For a confident boy who's guaranteed to turn heads when he's older. Posts with the name Brochan: Rare and Unique Scottish Baby Names Straight from the...

Broder

(Swedish, Danish) brother.

Cairbre

Cairbre Meaning and Origin The name Cairbre is a boy's name meaning "charioteer" and is of Irish origin.

Caledon

Caledon Meaning and Origin The name Caledon is a boy's name meaning "Scotland" and is of Latin origin. Posts with the name Caledon: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Carden

Carden Meaning and Origin The name Carden is a boy's name meaning "thistle" and is of Anglo-Norman French origin. Carden comes from Anglo-Norman French cardon. Sharing its name with a garden herb, the name Carden could be a great fit for a little boho baby boy. You...

Carnegie

Carnegie (kahr-NEG-ee) is a Scottish surname for girl’s meaning: “fort at the gap”.

Celyn

Celyn Meaning and Origin The name Celyn is a boy's name meaning "holly" and is of Welsh origin. From the Welsh word meaning ‘holly.’

Cordovan

Cordovan Meaning and Origin Cordovan is a boy's name meaning "native of Cordova" and is of Spanish origin. Posts with the name Cordovan: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys

Corrado

Corrado is an Italian boy’s name meaning: “bold counsel”.

Dalzell

Dalzell Meaning and Origin The name Dalzell is a unisex name meaning "bright or white" and is of Scottish origin. Dalzell is a unisex baby name that appeals to modern tastes while still nodding to Scottish roots. Posts with the name Dalzell: Rare and Unique Scottish...

Danil

Danil Meaning and Origin Danil is a boy's name meaning "God is my judge" and is of Russian origin. Posts with the name Danil: The Cutest Russian Baby Names You'll Want to Steal

Donal

Donal Meaning and Origin Donal is a boy’s name meaning “world rule” and is of Irish origin. From earlier Domhnall derived from Old Celtic dubno ‘world’ and val ‘rule’. Posts with the name Donal: 25 Adorable Irish Names for Boys That Aren’t...

Draco

Draco Meaning and Origin The name Draco is a boy's name meaning "dragon" and is of Latin origin. Posts with the name Draco: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Edolie

Edolie Meaning and Origin The name Edolie is a girl's name meaning "noble" and is of English origin. Posts with the name Edolie: 182 Cool And Unique Names For Girls

Einar

Einar Meaning and Origin Einar is a boy's name meaning "one warrior" and is of Scandinavian origin. From Old Norse name einn ‘one, alone’ and herr ‘army, warrior’. Posts with the name Einar: Boy Names with Norse Roots for Your Modern Viking

Elige

Elige Meaning and Origin Elige is a boy's name meaning "chosen" and is of Latin origin. Posts with the name Elige: 30 Vintage Baby Names Lost in Time That Actually Sound Quite Modern

Elkan

Elkan Meaning and Origin Elkan is a boy’s name meaning “possessed by God” and is of Hebrew origin. A shortened form of the Hebrew name Elkanah, borne by several people in the Bible.

Ellair

Ellair Meaning and Origin The name Ellair is a boy's name meaning "butler or steward" and is of Scottish origin. A refreshing alternative to popular boys "E" names like Elijah or Ethan. Posts with the name Ellair: Rare and Unique Scottish Baby Names Straight from the...

Enid

Enid Meaning and Origin The name Enid is a girl's name meaning "spirit, life" and is of Celtic origin. A name of uncertain meaning borne by several characters of Arthurian romances. Posts with the name Enid: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and boys

Enlai

Enlai is a Chinese boy’s name meaning: “favor coming.”

Faulkner

Faulkner Meaning and Origin The name Faulkner is a boy's name meaning "falconer" and is of English origin. Old occupational surname for someone who trained falcons.

Flanagan

Flanagan Meaning and Origin Flanagan is a boy’s name meaning “ruddy, red” and is of Irish origin. Posts with the name Flanagan: 25 Adorable Irish Names for Boys That Aren’t Popular

Gerlach

Gerlach Meaning and Origin Gerlach is a boy’s name meaning “spear sport” and is of German origin. From Germanic gēr, gār ‘spear’ and lach ‘sport’.

Golda

Golda Meaning and Origin Golda is a girl’s name meaning “gold” and is of Hebrew origin. Borne by former Israeli prime minister Golda Meir (1898-1978). Variant: Goldie. Posts with the name Golda: 15 Super Unusual Girl Names Worth Consideration

Gower

Gower Meaning and Origin The name Gower is a boy's name meaning "pure" and is of Welsh origin.

Grafton

Grafton Meaning and Origin Grafton is a boy's name meaning "grove settlement" and is of English origin. Originally a surname from several places in England. Derived from the elements graf ‘grove’ and tun ‘enclosure, settlement’.  Posts with the name Grafton: 24...

Granetta

Granetta is an invented girl’s name

Gudrun

Gudrun Meaning and Origin Gudrun is a girl's name meaning "God’s secret lore" and is of Norse origin. An Old Norse name composed of guδ ‘god’ and rūn ‘secret lore.’ In mythology, Guðrún Ósvífrsdóttir was the main protagonist of the Medieval Icelandic Laxdœla saga. The...

Hallam

Hallam Meaning and Origin The name Hallam is a boy's name meaning "at the rocks" and is of English origin. English surname and place name.

Hanan

Hanan Meaning and Origin Hanan is a boy's name meaning "grace or favor" and is of Hebrew origin. Posts with the name Hanan: Prepare to Fall for These 20 Unique Jewish Hebrew Names

Hemming

Hemming Meaning and Origin The name Hemming is a boy's name meaning "shape changer" and is of Scandinavian origin. Derived from Old Norse hamr ‘shape’ or ‘shape changer’. Posts with the name Hemming: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and Boys Boy Names with Norse...

Imanol

Imanol Meaning and Origin The name Imanol is a boy's name meaning "God is with us" and is of Basque origin. Pronounced: ee-maa-nohl. Basque form of Emmanuel from Hebrew ‘Immanu’el.

Jesaray

Jesaray is a girl’s invented name that is a combination of Jezebel and Rae.

How to pronounce Jesaray: jeh-zuh-rei

Kessem

Kessem Meaning and Origin The name Kessem is a boy's name meaning "predicting" and is of Hebrew origin. This moniker is almost sure never to cross your path or your child's path, so you can rest assured that if you choose it, it will stay as unique as unique can be....

Kimbren

Kimbren Meaning and Origin Kimbren is a boy's name modern invented name. Posts with the name Kimbren: 24 Insanely Rare Names for Boys That You Haven’t Heard

Leonid

Leonid Meaning and Origin Leonid is a boy's name meaning "lion" and is of Russian origin. From Greek Leōnidas, the name of a Spartan hero. Posts with the name Leonid: The Cutest Russian Baby Names You'll Want to Steal

Lorimer

Lorimer (law-ri-mr) is a girl’s or boy’s name of Scottish origin meaning: “harness maker”.

Ludovic

Ludovic Meaning and Origin Ludovic is a boy’s name meaning “famous warrior” and is of English origin. From Latin Ludovicus was used in medieval documents to represent the Germanic name Hludwig.

Mabilia

Mabilia is a Italian name meaning: “loveable”.

Mahlon

Mahlon Meaning and Origin Mahlon is a boy's name meaning "infirmity, a harp, pardon" and is of Hebrew origin. Posts with the name Mahlon: 30 Vintage Baby Names Lost in Time That Actually Sound Quite Modern

Maitland

Maitland Meaning and Origin The name Maitland is a girl's name meaning "bad temper" and is of English origin. Originally a surname that may have come from Anglo-Norman French maltalent, mautalent ‘bad temper’.

Marvela

Marvela (maar-vl-ah) is a girl’s name of Latin origin meaning: “marvel”.

Mastin

Mastin Meaning and Origin The name Mastin is a boy’s name meaning “from Marsden” and is of French origin. Posts with the name Mastin: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Mauro

Mauro is an Italian boy’s name meaning: “swarthy”.

Minette

Minette is a French girl’s name meaning: “faithful defender”.

Nighean

Nighean Meaning and Origin Nighean is a unique unisex option that sounds like a unique alternative to its Irish cousin Meghan. The name Nighean is a girl's name meaning "young woman" and is of Scottish origin.  Posts with the name Nighean: Rare and Unique Scottish...

Norval

Norval Meaning and Origin The name Norval is a boy's name meaning "town of the Normans" and is of Scottish origin. An Anglo-Scottish surname which is a variant of Norville, a Norman French surname brought to Britain during the Norman Conquest.

Ortiz

Ortiz Meaning and Origin Ortiz is a boy's name meaning "son of Orti" and is of Spanish origin. Posts with the name Ortiz: Rockabilly Baby Names for Girls and Boys 30 Cool Unusual Undiscovered Boy Names

Osbert

Osbert Meaning and Origin The name Osbert is a boy's name meaning "God famous" and is of English origin. From Old English ōs ‘god’ and beorht ‘bright, famous’.

Othello

Othello Meaning and Origin The name Othello is a boy's from the name of a Shakespearian tragedy. Italian diminutive of OTHO. Posts with the name Othello: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Pascoe

Pascoe Meaning and Origin The name Pascoe is a boy’s name meaning “Easter” and is of Cornish origin. Cornish variation of Pascal. Posts with the name Pascoe: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Peregrine

Peregrine Meaning and Origin The name Peregrine is a boy's name meaning "foreigner" and is of Latin origin. From Latin Peregrinus ‘foreigner, stranger’, a name borne by various early Christian saints. Posts with the name Peregrine: Whimsical and Enchanting Names for...

Perrine

Perrine Meaning and Origin Perrine is a girl's name meaning "stone" and is of Greek origin. Posts with the name Perrine: Stylish Names for Girls That Are Worthy Of The Runway

Prunella

Latinate name coined in the 19th century derived from Late Latin pruna “plum”.

Ransley

Ransley Meaning and Origin The name Ransley is a boy's name meaning "of the raven meadow" and is of English origin. Posts with the name Ransley: 60 Goth Baby Names from the Darkside for Girls and Boys

Reinmar

Reinmar Meaning and Origin Reinmar is a boy’s name meaning “advice fame” and is of German origin. From Germanic ragin ‘advice’ and mar ‘fame’.

Rhodri

Rhodri Meaning and Origin The name Rhodri is a boy's name meaning "wheel king" and is of Welsh origin. Posts with the name Rhodri: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Romane

Romane Meaning and Origin Romane is a boy's name meaning "a Roman" and is of French origin. Posts with the name Romane: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris

Romney

Romney Meaning and Origin The name Romney is a unisex name meaning "winding river" and is of Welsh origin. Posts with the name Romney: 60 Boho Names for Girls That Are As Unique As They Are Gorgeous

Rozara

Rozara Meaning and Origin Rozara is a girl's modern invented name. There’s an appealing quality to the name Rozara. It’s a pretty name that sounds vintage and modern at the same time. Posts with the name Rozara: Creative Made up and Modern Invented Names for...

Rudo

Rudo Meaning and Origin The name Rudo is a boy's name meaning "love" and is of African Zimbabwean origin. Posts with the name Rudo: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Ruslan

Ruslan Meaning and Origin The name Ruslan is a boy's name meaning "lion" and is of Russian origin. Posts with the name Ruslan: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Schuyler

Schuyler Meaning and Origin Schuyler is a unisex name meaning "scholar" and is of Dutch origin.  Posts with the name Schuyler: 20 Unique Unusual Girl Names to Add to Your Favorites List

Signy

The girl’s name Signy is a Scandinavian name meaning: “new victory”.

Sigourney

Sigourney is a French name meaning: “daring king”. 

Sigrid

Sigrid (sig-rid, zee-grit) is a girl’s name of Scandinavian origin meaning: “victory”.

Sinead

The girl’s name Sinead is an Irish name meaning: “god’s gracious gift”.

Sorrel

Sorrel (saw-ruhl) is a girl’s or boy’s name of French origin meaning: “sour”.

Tavin

Tavin is an Invented boy’s name that is possibly related to a French word meaning: “royal staff”.

Timian

Timian Meaning and Origin Timian is a boy's Norwegian topographic name for someone who lived where wild thyme grew. Posts with the name Timian: 24 Insanely Rare Names for Boys That You Haven’t Heard

Tomer

Tomer Meaning and Origin The name Tomer is a boy’s name meaning “palm tree” and is of Hebrew origin. Posts with the name Tomer: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Torsten

Torsten Meaning and Origin The name Torsten is a boy’s name meaning “Thor stone” and is of Danish and Swedish origin. From Old Norse bórr ‘Tor’ and steinn ‘stone’. NORWEGIAN: Torstein. Posts with the name Torsten: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of Boy Names with...

Tullio

Tullio is an Italian boy’s name meaning: “the one who leads”.

Ultan

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

Umbra

Umbra Meaning and Origin The name Umbra is a girl's name meaning "shade, shadow" and is of Latin origin. Posts with the name Umbra: 60 Goth Baby Names from the Darkside for Girls and Boys

Umina

Umina Meaning and Origin Umina is a girl's name meaning "sea or emerald" and is of Japanese origin. Posts with the name Umina: 25 Sparkling Off Beat Gemstone Names For Girls

Uzi

Uzi Meaning and Origin The name Uzi is a boy's name meaning "power of might" and is of Hebrew origin. A name borne in the Bible by several characters mentioned in genealogies. The name may also represent a short form of Uzziah and Uzziel.

Valista

Valista Meaning and Origin Valista is a girl's modern invented name. This three-syllable first name for baby girls is dramatic and so stylish. Posts with the name Valista: Creative Made up and Modern Invented Names for Girls

Vanora

Vanora Meaning and Origin The name Vanora is a girl's name meaning "white wave" and is of Scottish origin. This exotic-sounding moniker is perfect for an extraordinary, otherworldly little girl. Posts with the name Vanora: Rare and Unique Scottish Baby Names Straight...

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