Selecting a baby name that feels truly unique in 2021 is no easy feat. Adventurous parents-to-be who are interested in an unusual and out-of-the-ordinary baby name have many choices these days. Whether you’re seeking a name that stands out from the rest of the playground or one that reflects your child’s individuality, we’ve got 15 unusual names for girls worth considering.
♀ Woman with a full figure (Arabic)
Abla is a cool fresh name for a young girl. It comes from both Arabic and Swahili — so it’s full of worldly charm.
You may also like: Adhra, Afryea, Agnella
♀ From the fairy place (Irish)
Some may choose it because they love Irish name options. Either way, this is an unexpected and modern choice for a little girl.
You may also like: Berlin, Bride, Bionda
♀ Seething pool (Scottish)
She is just a step away from the familiar Cora, with a whimsical appeal that is dreamy and ready for adventure.
You may also like: Carnegie, Cailean, Cambria
♀ Fire (Irish)
Enya makes for one rare title, perfect for a fiery little girl. One must wonder why parents haven’t scooped up this captivating name considering that it would fit in perfectly alongside the likes of Ella and Emma.
You may also like: Enid, Edda, Edolie
♀ Gold (Hebrew)
There is a fantastical element to this name, perhaps a bit too regal sounding for some, but for the right girl, it would be an amazing moniker.
You may also like: Garbo, Gudrun, Granetta
♀ Jet (English)
This quirky name has that instant cool factor that all names that start with -etta always have.
You may also like: Jesaray, Jubilee, Jendayi
♀ High tower or woman of Magdela (Scandinavian, Finnish, and Swedish)
Making waves throughout the Scandinavian world, Malin is sweet and stylish for a little baby and grown woman.
You may also like: Monet, Minette, Mabilia
♀ Marvel (Latin)
Doesn’t this name sound Game of Thrones chic? And for parents wanting a good nickname option, how about Ella or Vela?
You may also like: Martine, Maitland, Monroe
♀ Invented name (Modern)
This name hits the sweet spot of sounding vintage classic but not being overused.
You may also like: Prunella, Prune, Perrine
♀ Little rose (Irish)
Roisin is still really uncommon for girls, making it fresh and unusual. This name also has a fun nickname option in Rosie.
You may also like: Rella, Rozara, Runa
♀ Man from Sidon (Latin)
Sidony is a name that is both elegant and interesting, magical and romantic.
You may also like: Signy, Sybil, Sigrid
♀ Peace (Hebrew)
Sula is a fabulous alternative to many of the other popular short baby names, especially since it looks amazing as a standalone name.
You may also like: Savitri, Sigourney, Sinead
♀ Thunder goddess (Norse)
An ancient Viking treasure, Thora is one mythical name that hasn’t been discovered, though it has an extraordinary meaning and is a less popular alternative to Thea.
You may also like: Thisbe, Tacey, Tawny
♀ Cheerful (Hawaiian)
In Hawaiian, Ulani means cheerful. And isn’t that the perfect description for your baby girl?
You may also like: Umbra, Umina, Usha
♀ White wave (Scottish)
Vanora is a Scottish title full of radiance and wonder. This adorable girl’s baby name is one for the books. It’s simply too lovely to pass up.
You may also like: Vere, Valista, Vanora