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How Do I Find A Unique Baby Name?

Choosing a name can be tough.

You might have names you love but then your partner doesn’t like them. Or you find out from Facebook that your friend has picked the one name you were sure about. Or maybe you don’t want a Steve, Emma or Sarah, instead you’re looking for something that will stand out and be as unique as your baby. 

Here’s some inspiration for unique baby names, along with where they come from and what they mean. 

  1. Abra - Latin - maid or female version of Abraham
  2. Anise - English - herb
  3. Adelia - Spanish - nobel 
  4. Amara - Western Africa - grace
  5. Ansel - French - follower of noblemen
  6. Aspen - American - tree
  7. Auden - English - old friend
  8. Aurelia - Latin - golden
  9. Axton - English - sword 
  10. Baldwin - German - brave friend 
  11. Baylor - English - one who delivers goods 
  12. Bear - like the animal! 
  13. Blaise - French - lisp
  14. Blakely - English - dark wood 
  15. Blue - like the colour! 
  16. Booker - English - scribe
  17. Calliope - Greek - beautiful voice
  18. Casen - English - pure 
  19. Caspian - Latin - white 
  20. Cassia - Latin - cinnamon 
  21. Colson - English - son of Nicholas
  22. Cora - Greek - fair 
  23. Cordelia - Celtic - daughter of the sea 
  24. Dallas - Irish - skilled 
  25. Danika - Danish - morning star
  26. Delaney - Irish - descendant of the challenger
  27. Easton - English - east-facing place
  28. Elian - Hebrew - God is family
  29. Ellington - English - Ellis’s town 
  30. Emely - English - rival 
  31. Emine - Arabic - one you can trust and believe
  32. Erina - Irish - Ireland
  33. Ezra - Hebrew - helper 
  34. Fabian - Latin - bean grower
  35. Farren - English - adventurous 
  36. Fisher - English - person who catches fish
  37. Flynn - Irish - son of the red-haired one
  38. Foster - English -  one who keeps the forest
  39. Gage - English - money lender
  40. Gatlin - English - companion
  41. Gohan - Japanese - cooked rice
  42. Hadley - English - heather field
  43. Harlyn - English -army land
  44. Huma - Persian - lucky bird
  45. Iago - Spanish - someone who takes the place of another 
  46. Iker - Spanish - visit 
  47. Ina - English - home
  48. Ivo - Dutch - archer
  49. Jenson - Scandinavian - son of Jan
  50. Jessamy - French - jasmine
  51. Jett - English - dark stone
  52. Judson - Greek - praised 
  53. Khaleesi - Game of Thrones! 
  54. Koa - Hawaiian - brave one
  55. Laith - Scottish - garden
  56. Lennox - Scottish - elm grove
  57. Lore - French - granary 
  58. Luella - English - famous elf
  59. Lyra - Greek-  from lyre (stringed instrument)
  60. Magnolia - French - from the flower
  61. Marisol - Spanish - sun and sea
  62. Marlowe - English - driftwood
  63. Matson - Swedish - son of Matt 
  64. Maxton - Latin - greatest 
  65. Nadir - Arabic - precious
  66. Niko - Greek - victory of the people
  67. Noor - Arabic - light
  68. Omari -  Hebrew - speaker
  69. Otto - German - wealthy
  70. Pacey - Latin - peace
  71. Porter - Latin - gatekeeper
  72. Qamar - Arabic - moon
  73. Reed - English - red-haired
  74. Riya - Sanskrit - singer
  75. Romina - Arabic - from the land of Christians
  76. Roscoe - Norse - deer forest
  77. Ryker - German - rich
  78. Saffron - English - a type of crocus
  79. Sawyer - English - woodcutter 
  80. Serafina - Hebrew - burning ones
  81. Silas - English - of the forest
  82. Struan - Scottish - stream
  83. Taya - Japanese - young; valley field
  84. Tempest - English - stormy
  85. Tenley - English - burnt clearing
  86. Teo - Spanish - gift of God
  87. Ulani -  Hawaiin - cheerful
  88. Uma - Sanskrit - tranquillity
  89. Virgil - Latin - staff bearer
  90. Wacian - English - watchful 
  91. Willard - English - brave
  92. Winslow - English - friend's hill
  93. Xanthe - Greek - yellow or fair 
  94. Xena - Greek - stranger
  95. Yara - Arabic - small butterfly
  96. Yair - Hebrew - he will enlighten
  97. Zia -  Latin - light
  98. Zora - Arabic - dawn
  99. Zuri - African - good

Need more inspiration? Read: Baby Names That Mean Fire 

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