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Unusual baby names


Looking for unusual or unique baby names? If you need inspiration on what to call your newborn, we have thousands of unique baby name ideas - here are our favourites to inspire you. 

Choosing your baby’s name is one of the most important decisions you’ll make as a new parent, so make a cup of tea and settle in for five minutes with our baby name generator

Whether you’re looking for a baby name that no one else on the playground will have, or simply want to find unusal baby name that helps reflect their individuality, have a browse below and start making a shortlist.

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Browse our continually updated list of unusual baby names for the perfect inspritation. Filter by gender or unisex, or if you don't yet know the gender of your baby, why not try our Chinese gender predictor tool? Find out now if this ancient method can predict your baby's gender! 

Unique Muslim baby names 

Looking for the perfect unique muslim name for your new arrival? Whether you're expecting a baby boy or a baby girl, you can read our round up of the best unusual and unique muslim baby girl names, such as Zainab, Aziza and Qadira plus unique muslim baby boy names including Zayd, Rafee and Iskander here.  

Unique unisex baby names

Whether you're waiting to know the sex or you want to give your baby a gender-neutral name, there are loads of unusual and unique unisex baby names to pick from. We love names such as Dakota, Avery, River and Lennon. You can read more unisex names here. 

Unique Irish baby names 

Do you or your partner want to pay homage to your Irish roots? Or do you just love the sound of a Irish name for your baby? There are so many unique Irish baby names to choose from including Malachi or Daire for a boy or Elva or Ailbhe for a girl. Find more unique and unusual Irish names here

Unique French baby names 

French baby names all seem to sound so chic - it's no surprise you're thinking about naming you new arrival with a stylish and unique French baby name. Some of our favourites include Dion for a boy and Lilou for a girl. Take a look at some more unique and unusual French baby names here. 

Unique Italian baby names

There are so many unique and beautiful Italian names out there to choose from that could really suit your baby boy or baby girl! We love Elettra for a girl or Aurelio for a boy. You can take a look at some more unique and unusual Italian baby names here. 

Unique American baby names

Why not take some inspiration from across the pond with a unusual American baby name direct from the USA? You could choose a unique name like Dalton for a boy or Autumn for a girl perhaps? You can find more unusual and unique American baby names here. 

Unique Spanish baby names

Looking for a more exotic and unique baby name? There are some gorgeous and unusual Spanish baby names that would be perfect for your new arrival. Think names like Adelina or Florencia for a girl or names like Andres or Octavio for a boy. You can read more unique Spanish girl names here and more unusual Spanish boy names here

Unique biblical baby names 

Although many biblical baby names can sound quite traditional, there are loads of more unique and unusual sounding biblical baby boy and girl names including Eden, Sarai and Dinah. You can find more unique and unusual biblical baby names here

Unique Russian baby names 

Ever thought of naming your baby with a unusual Russian name? There are plenty to choose from such as Rolan and Zavid for a boy and Dasha and Nika for a girl. Take a look at some more unique and unusual Russian baby boy names and baby girl names here

Unique German baby names

There are loads of lovely German baby names to choose from if you're looking for something more unusual and unique. How about something like Heike or Anneliese for a girl and maybe Leopold or Fritz for a boy. Check out some more unique and unusual German baby boy and girl names here

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