Our Weird And Wonderful Baby Names šŸ‘¶šŸ¼

Let's Talk All Things Baby Names!

Naming your unborn child is something that may come easy for some, but not for others. If you are like me, I'm sure you have always had a list on your phone somewhere in notes, full of baby names that you have heard of over the years and loved!Ā 

We have this blog to help you pick those unusual but cool baby names. If you are struggling to decide on one particular name, let's hope this gives you some inspiration!

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2020 Most Popular Baby Names šŸ“ˆ

These names are the most popular baby names for 2020. If you are more of a trend follower some of these names might stand a chance.Ā 

Trending boy names

AsherĀ is a beautiful boy name meaning "fortunate, blessed and happy one".Ā 

MiloĀ is a strong name that means "soldier or merciful"Ā its origin is German.

OliverĀ is a trendy choice of name in England, Australia and New Zealand. Its meaning is "olive tree", and its origin is Latin.Ā 

Trending girl names

LunaĀ meaningĀ "moon"Ā is a strong but shimmery moonstruck name and is a very popular girls name with its Latin origin.

AuroraĀ would sure make any little girl feel like a princess! It's meaningĀ "dawn"Ā originates from Latin and is the name of Disneyā€™s Sleeping Beauty.Ā 

MauveĀ is for sure a beautiful name meaningĀ "violet coloured" from French origin.

Classic Baby Names with A Twist šŸŒŖ

Everyone knows them classic baby names like James, Charlotte, Thomas and Margaret. What if I tell you, you can still have a timeless classic name but with a bit of uniqueness to it?Ā  Sit tight, here are our top 3 boy and girl names!

Boy names with a twist

ļ»æSampsonĀ ļ»æis an unusual route for the name Sam. Sampson meaningĀ "sun"Ā is still a timeless name that is a sweet boys name.

ļ»æArnoĀ ļ»æis a modern take on the name Arnold, meaningĀ "Eagle"

AlbieĀ is quite a unique take on Albert, meaningĀ "noble, bright"

Girl names with a twist

ļ»æGigiĀ is a sweet unique take on the name Georgia, it's of French origin meaningĀ "Earth-worker or gracious God"

ZadieĀ meaningĀ "princess"Ā is an unusual take of the name Sadie. Although, it is rising in popularity.Ā Ā 

ļ»æRosaĀ ļ»æis a simple but sweet name meaningĀ "rose".Ā It is a different take on either Rose or Rosie. Its origin isĀ Latinate variation of Rose.

Unique Origin Baby Names šŸŒ

Irish Boy Names šŸ‡®šŸ‡Ŗ

MerricĀ is the original spelling and originates from Ireland meaningĀ "ruler of the sea".Ā The other more popular spelling is Merrick now meaningĀ "fame" or "popular"Ā 

OisinĀ pronounced O-sheen is a beautiful baby boys name meaningĀ "fawn or young deer"

LuanĀ pronounced LOO-an, is a very unusual and old English name meaningĀ "warrior, strong and warlike"

ļ»æIrish Girl Names šŸ‡®šŸ‡Ŗ

ļ»æOrlaĀ ļ»æis a sweet girls name meaningĀ "golden princess"

EimearĀ originates from old Irish Gaelic meaningĀ "swift"Ā and is pronounced ee-merĀ 

NoraĀ is a beautiful name meaningĀ "light"

Ā Indian Boy Names šŸ‡®šŸ‡³

KrishnaĀ is a strong Sanskrit name meaning "black, dark"Ā but also carries conations such asĀ "all attractive, mysterious". It is quite a popular name in India.Ā 

HaiyanĀ meaningĀ "heart"Ā is a beautiful boys nameĀ 

SanjayaĀ is Sanskrit meaningĀ "triumphant".Ā This variation of the popular Indian name Sanjay was borne by a popular-against-all-odds American Idol contestant.

Indian Girl Names šŸ‡®šŸ‡³

AvaniĀ is a pleasant girls name, meaningĀ "earth/earthly"

OpalĀ meaning "precious gem"Ā is quite unique and a pretty name.

RaneeĀ can also be spelt as Rani, the meaning isĀ "queen or queenly"

Muslim Boy names šŸ‡®šŸ‡·

AmirĀ meaningĀ "king, ruler, treetop"Ā is a strong baby name for your little king.Ā 

ZayanĀ is a beautiful name. What a coincidence that the name meansĀ "one who makes things beautiful"Ā 

OwaisĀ ļ»æis a cute and unique name meaningĀ "little wolf"

Muslim Girl Names šŸ‡®šŸ‡·

RimshaĀ is a gorgeous girl name meaningĀ "beautiful, bouquet of flowers"

AishaĀ meaningĀ "lively, wife of the prophet"

MahnoorĀ is a refreshing name pronounced as mah-noor meaningĀ "moonlight"

Japanese Boy Names šŸ‡ÆšŸ‡µ

KenjiĀ ļ»æis typically used in Japanese origin as what they would call their second son. The name meaning "the second son"

FujiĀ ļ»æis another unique name used with the meaning,Ā "dweller near the river where wisteria grows"

ļ»æSanjiroĀ ļ»æis a pleasant name meaningĀ "admired, praised"

Japanese Girl Names šŸ‡ÆšŸ‡µ

KokoĀ is a unique but sweet Japanese name which meansĀ "stork"

MioĀ lives up to its beautiful name with the meaning ofĀ "beautiful, or cherry"Ā 

ļ»æSukiĀ ļ»æmeaningĀ "loved one"Ā is a cute but unique girls name.Ā 

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Unique Bohemian Baby Names šŸ¦‹

Nothing says more bohemian than an edgy but sweet baby name. If this is your kind of baby-naming style that suits your name or lifestyle, we have a great collection of the coolest boho baby names!

Bohemian Boy NamesĀ 

ZiggyĀ is a very edgy, German origin boys name meaningĀ "victorious peace"

ForestĀ is another unique and sweet name that would match nicely with a family with rather different names, the meaning of Forest isĀ "woodsman or woods"Ā 

WilderĀ is typically used as a last name but is growing in popularity, with it become one of the hottest names that begin with a W. Its meaning isĀ "hunter"Ā 

Bohemian Girl NamesĀ 

SageĀ is a unisex name, but we think it is a pretty name for a girl. The meaning of the name isĀ "wise"Ā 

TulaĀ a very different but beautiful name meaningĀ "mountain peak, a Libra, or to be tranquil"

CleoĀ can be short for Cleopatra, but we think Cleo by itself is an even sweeter name for a baby girl. Its meaning isĀ "Glory"Ā and it's from Greek Origin.Ā 

Cute Boho Baby Boy

Baby Names Inspired by Seasons šŸ‚

Summer Boy NamesĀ 

Kai the origin of this name is Hawaiian and fits perfectly for our summer names with its meaningĀ "sea".Ā I can picture it now, a blonde hair blue eyed little surfer boy named, Kai!Ā 

OceanĀ can be used as a unisex name, but we think it's a perfect fit for a little boysā€™ name! The name literally meansĀ "ocean"Ā Ā 

DenizĀ is from Turkish origin meaningĀ "sea, waves"Ā 

Summer Girl NamesĀ 

TempestĀ is a strong but beautiful girls name, meaningĀ "turbulent, stormy".Ā Just to remind us of those summer thunderstorms āš”ļø

ZivaĀ is a short but sweet name meaningĀ "brilliance, brightness"Ā 

BayĀ is a Latin origin name meaningĀ "berry" and we think it's pretty cute!

Autumn Boy NamesĀ 

Rusty,Ā is a unique Autumn boys name and can be short for Russel. The meaning isĀ "red"

OakleyĀ another gorgeous name that can be used as a boy or a girl name. Its meaningĀ "Oakwood"Ā definitely reminds us of Autumn.Ā 

HunterĀ is English origin meaningĀ "the one who hunts"Ā Ā Ā 

Autumn GirlĀ NamesĀ 

MapleĀ is super sweet and cute for a little girl, it's from English origin meaningĀ "piece of cloth"Ā 

ScarlettĀ is growing in popularity, but why wouldn't it? It's such a lovely name meaningĀ "scarlet, red"Ā Ā 

GoldieĀ ļ»æis quite unique with English origin, its meaning isĀ "made of gold"Ā ļ»æwhich every little girl should be made of.Ā 

Cute Little Girl Name Maple

Winter Boy NamesĀ 

NoelĀ how could we not have a winter name with the meaningĀ "Christmas"Ā 

NicholasĀ the meaning of this name isĀ "people of victory",Ā but we think it's a lovely boys name. It is timeless as well and reminds us of Saint Nicholas AKA father Christmas šŸŽ…šŸ½Ā Ā 

ColeĀ an English origin name meaningĀ "swarthy, coal-black"Ā 

Winter Girl NamesĀ 

IvyĀ is a cute girl name from English origin, meaningĀ "climbing vine plant".Ā It was fitting in our winter name list as Ivy is traditionally used at Christmas time.Ā Ā 

RobinĀ a sweet name meaningĀ "bright fame"Ā 

NevaĀ is from Spanish origin and the meaning isĀ "white snow"Ā a perfect name for any little girl born in winter.Ā 

Spring Boy NamesĀ 

BudĀ can be short for the name buddy, but to fit the theme of names inspired by spring, we like just Bud with its meaningĀ "offshoot"Ā coming from German Origin.Ā 

AttwellĀ is from English origin and is super cute for a boy name, with its meaningĀ "lives by the spring".Ā Perfect for anyone expecting a boy in the spring.Ā 

FlorianĀ is a lovely and unique boy name meaningĀ "flowering"Ā 

Spring Girl NamesĀ 

BlossomĀ is still quite unique but has the possibility to grow in popularity. Its gorgeous meaning could only mean one thing,Ā "to bloom"Ā 

DahliaĀ is a super gorgeous name with its meaningĀ "Dahl's Flower". The flower was named in honour of the pioneering Swedish botanist Andreas Dahl.Ā 

AviaĀ ļ»æmeaningĀ "bird"Ā is short but so sweet šŸ¦œ

Spring Baby

Ā Baby Names at Risk of GoingĀ ExtinctĀ šŸ“‰

Could any of these names take your fancy to help them from going extinct?Ā 

Boy Baby Names:Ā 

CraigĀ only 25 baby boys born in 2017 were named CraigĀ 

JordanĀ only 248 baby boys born in 2017 opposed to 5,750 in 1996 were named JordanĀ 

KieranĀ only 131 baby boys born in 2017 were named KieranĀ 

Girl Baby Names:Ā 

KirstyĀ only 11 baby girls named Kirsty were born in 2017Ā 

ShannonĀ 41 baby girls were named Shannon in 2017 opposed to the 4,649 that were born in 1996Ā 

DanielleĀ onlyĀ 44 baby girls were born in 2017

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Very UnusualĀ  Baby Names That You Might Not Have Heard Of...

Ā Unique Boy NamesĀ 

DukeĀ reminds us of royalty with the meaning"leader"

FergusĀ is a super cute and unique boys name meaning "man of force". Their name could be shortened to Fergie for some different.Ā 

Jarvis meaning "spear" is adorable for any boys name.Ā 

Ā Unique Girl Names

TerraĀ is unique but lovely at the same time. Its is from Latin Origin meaning "earth"

CallaĀ meaning "beautiful" is so sweet for a little girl.

LotusĀ ļ»æis different but cute as the meaning itself is "Lotus Flower"Ā 

Cute Baby Boy

Our Top Baby Names We Love šŸ˜

Our Top Boy NamesĀ 

RufusĀ ļ»æthis cool and edgy name meaning "redhead" which comes from Latin origin. We think it's a fresh and unique name for a little boy.

AdiĀ is a name I personally love! I think it's super cute and different, its meaning "son of the red earth"Ā 

EllisĀ ļ»æfrom Welsh origin, is such a timeless name for a little boy, with some uniqueness to it still. Its meaning "benevolent"

Our Top Girl NamesĀ 

EffieĀ is a Greek name meaning "pleasant speech"Ā we love this little girls name as we find it quite unique but also timeless as well.Ā 

FrankieĀ this retro but a super adorable name for a little girl. Its meaning "from France, free man"Ā 

MargoĀ is a name I seriously love! Its just a lovely little girls name meaning "pearl"Ā 

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Baby Names We Love

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That's a wrap on our baby names! If there's any that you think we've missed, that we should have mentioned. Let us know as we love to hear about the unique and cute names you love or have named any of your babies yourself šŸ‘¶šŸ¼

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