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Everybody Is Freaking Out About These Beautiful Baby Names

When you are set to become a parent, you are always searching for the perfect name to give your baby girl or boy. You imagine calling them by their name when they are little and then as they grow into an adult. The name you choose has to be just right and fit their personality. It seems like the trend lately has been for parents to select more unusual or unique names that not everyone has already claimed. The beautiful baby names in our list will make you fall in love, and you won’t know which one to pick. All of them are precious and would be a sweet name for your little one.

Be sure to see #1 on our list as this French name, literally, means fairy. What a sweet name for a little girl. When you hear it, you’ll freak out and instantly want to name your baby girl this name too.

Here’s our list of 40 of the most beautiful baby names. You’re sure to go crazy when you hear them.

Landry

Landry

The name Landry is perfect for your little boy or girl. This unisex name means “ruler,” and may indicate just what your little one grows up to be. This is a variation of the name Landis that is more modern and popular. A girl or a boy with this name is sure to be delightful in their own way.

Talbot

Talbot

Talbot will produce a strong name as an adult. It has a French heritage and means bloodhound or messenger of destruction. The name Talbot is composed of Germanic roots tal and bod. Tal means “to destroy,” while bod means “message.” The English origins of the name refer to someone who “destroys bad messages,” and it is said that an aristocratic Irish family with this surname used the name for their family bloodhound. Mostly used as a boy’s name, the name Talbot is sure to gain your child popularity as the only one in his class with this name. There will be no mistaking him for someone else.

Travers

Travers

Another unusual baby boy’s name is Travers. It means crossroads or toll collector, and furthermore, will instill a sense of adventure in your son. He will be an explorer and maybe even a daredevil with this name. Travers is an extension of Travis, but is a much cooler name. A baby named Travers is sure to see the world. When he grows up, he will not only be culturally aware but his experiences from traveling will most likely inspire him to do something to give back to the places that he visits. Travers is bound to be a globetrotting wonder.

Neville

Neville

You may remember the name Neville from the character Neville Longbottom in Harry Potter. As lovable and loyal as the character was in the book, it is sure to suit your baby in the same way. The name Neville means from the new village, giving your child a name that is synonymous with community. Neville is a masculine name that takes its origins from Norman French. Neville is mostly an English name used in Great Britain and Australia, but if you don’t live in those places and you name your son Neville, he is bound to have a truly unique name.

Margaux

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Taken from the name Margaret, the name Margaux is impossibly cool. It has an exotic appeal to it with its French spelling. Your daughter will have a mystery to her with this name, as it means pearl. That is exactly what any girl with this name will be – a little pearl. Alternatively, you could go with the more common spelling “Margot,” which is how Australian bombshell Margot Robbie (of Suicide Squad fame) spells her name. But if you prefer the fancy French spelling, know that it was originated by Margaux Hemingway, who is the granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway.

Sandrine

Sandrine

Sandrine is a pretty name for your baby girl. As the French version of Alexandra, it means defender of mankind. This strong name is sure to create a strong woman. It can also be used as an alternative to the name Sandra and yet, is a much prettier version. A pretty name for a pretty little girl. A baby girl named Sandrine might grow up and be empowered to start her own company, run her own business, or who knows—maybe even run for president! She is named “defender of mankind,” after all. Sandrine is bound to become a force of nature.

Coralie

Coralie

This sweet little girls’ name has a French origin that, not surprisingly, means coral. It’s a popular American name too, and would be fitting of a precious baby girl. It is taken from the name Cora, which is also a pretty choice for a girl’s name. Choose Coralie for a baby girl that is warm and friendly. Perhaps Coralie will grow up to be one with the sea or something water-related. She would share a name with Olympic medalists Coralie Simmons and Corlie Balmy, who—not surprisingly—won the silver and bronze emdals for water polo and swimming, respectively.

Theo

Theo

If your little one has spirit, Theo is a great name for him. A variation of the name Theodore, it literally means God’s gift. This is exactly what your little boy is – a gift from God. Or try the French pronunciation of TAY-o for an alternative that will be unique to your son. The name is derived from the Greek name Theodoros. In classical Greece, people liked to name their son Theo for its meaning and because it was the namesake of many saints. As a result, it became a popular name among Christians for the same reasons.

Forrest

Forrest

For a little boy who loves nature, the name Forrest is perfect. It means “from the woods” and is a prominent male name. The name has grown in popularity with the character Forrest Gump and will instill a love of nature in your child. Name your son this and he will certainly be noticed by his peers. Because Forrest will presumably be a lover of nature, he might grow up to be a park ranger or do something to help save the environment. If more kids were named Forrest, then certainly there might be more people out there who will care about our planet.

Armand

Armand

Naming your baby Armand is sure to bring him great strength. It means”soldier” or “army man,” and will definitely be a name that others remember. While not as popular as it should be right now, you will surely see more babies named this strong name soon. It is a form of the name Herman — not that you would consider that name for your baby. The name was created by a Russian missionary in the 18th century who traveled to Alaska. The missionary is venerated as a saint in the Orthodox church.

Lisette

Lisette

Often spelled as Lizette, the name Lisette is a taken from the name Elizabeth. It has a special meaning as it is a pledge to God. This holy name is sure to give your little angel her own special character and devotion to God. Name your baby girl this if she has a sweet face that reminds you of an angel. If you want to get really technical about the origins of this name, it is derived from the Greek form of the Hebrew name Elisheva, which translates to “my God is an oath” or “my God is abundance.”

Luc

Luc

Pronounced just like Luke (as it is another form of the name), this cool baby name will give your baby a hip moniker. Luc is a popular name among Christians, as it comes from the Bible. While Luke is the more common spelling for the name, using Luc will be sure to set your son apart from his classmates. Luc, or Luke, is an English form of the Greek name Loukas which meant “From Lucania,” which is a region in Southern Italy. So although this is a French name, it actually gets its roots from ancient Greek and Roman times.

Josette

Josette

Name your baby girl Josette as an alternative to the name Josephine. Of French origin, it has a special meaning: that God will add another son. It is the female version of the male name Joseph. Josette is the perfect name for a girl with spunk that may end up being a tomgirl. It’s a little daring and will make for a stylish name among girls. In the Middle Ages, the name’s origin was more popular among Jewish communities and as a result, was not used by Christians. But this changed after Saint Joseph rose in popularity and was used frequently in Spain and Italy.

Yvette

Yvette

Another French name that you may want to consider for a little girl is Yvette. This dainty little name is an offshoot of Yvonne, but much cuter. It has a very romantic feel and means “archer”. This is surely a unique name that you won’t find too many girls with. It may be a good choice for your own baby girl. Yvette is also known as a feminine form of the French name Yves, which is derived from the Germanic name Ivo. Other historians may argue that the name has Celtic roots, but either way, your baby is sure to have a cute European name.

Kane

Kane

Kane is another name that will give your baby boy a cool vibe. It’s a tough name that literally means field of combat. Calling your son Kane will give him a name that is filled with majesty and warmth. This is definitely a name for a boy with a lot of friends, one who hangs out with the cool crowd. A masculine Irish name, Kane is the Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Cathán. Perhaps baby Kane will grow up and join the armed forces. His need to be in combat or battle could be stroked by urging him to defend his country.

Elodie

Elodie

This unusual name is growing in popularity and has a nice meaning with foreign riches. Elodie is a worldly name for a baby girl, that is sure to turn heads whenever it is spoken. It is a form of the name Elodia, but much prettier when spoken. You are sure to have a special little girl with this name. Elodie and Elodia are derived from the Greek name Alodia, which means “foreign riches.” A girl with this French name is bound to grow up to be a woman of class and sophistication.

Cabot

Cabot

As a popular last name, the name Cabot has been adapted to the first name for a male. The meaning of Cabot means sailor which is a delightful name for a little boy. Cabot evokes grandeur, making it a fitting name as your little guy grows older. It is a unique name that you won’t find used very often. Fun fact: Cabot comes from Italian explorer Giovanni Caboto who was sent to discover North America by the Kingdom of England, who changed his name to John Cabot to sound more English. So, your little Cabot might grow up to explore the world by sailing.

Fleur

Fleur

How cute is this French name? The name Fleur literally means flower, and is exactly what any little girl named this will be – your little flower. The name is also good for a girl’s middle name and has even been the first name of some boys. In either case, it is sweet. The name Fleur was introduced into the English-speaking world when John Galsworthy used the name in The Forsyte Saga. More recently, it has been used in the Harry Potter series for the character Fleur Delacour. A baby named Fleur is bound to be the delight of those who meet her.

Zuri

Zuri

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This unique name will give a little girl a pure and sweet quality. Zuri means white and lovely, and is a name that is destined to produce a child that stands out. Zuri has been growing as a more common name among girls especially in the District of Columbia. Pick this name for your baby girl and see what happens. Historically, Zuri is a Swahili name meaning “good” or “beautiful.” Used for either a girl or a boy in Swahili, the name has come to describe someone who is independently strong and exotic.

Zara

Zara

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This beautiful baby name is of Arabic origin. It means both Eastern splendor and princess, coming together to create a name fit for royalty. It was initially referred to as a commercialized name, more frequently recognized as a fashion line, but it’s broken out of its shell and crossed boundaries into the baby world. Zara is also derived from the Arabic “Zahrah” which means “blooming flower.” All the forms of Zara, however, are derived from the biblical name “Sarah,” which means princess in Hebrew. Either way, a baby named Zara will most likely bloom into a woman who knows she’s a queen.

Yulia

Yulia

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Yulia is Latin conversion of Julia, translated into this Slovakian title. It’s most popular in the Russian and Ukranian regions of the world and means youthful. Those bestowed with this historically rich name typically grow into creative individuals who have a habit of heating up the hearts of almost anyone they connect with. If you want to get really technical, since Yulia comes from Julia, that means it is derived from Julius, which actually goes back all the way to the Greek mythological name Zeus. Yes, Yulia means youthful, but it also means that she may have the ability to rule the world (or the Gods).

Willow

Willow

A name as mysterious as Willow can’t possibly be ignored. It derives from English descent, symbolizes grace and slenderness, and is the perfect description for a young boy or girl just beginning to cautiously explore the world. The unisex name has taken Western society by storm, particularly in the United States and Canada. The name Willow is taken from a willow tree and has become a popular celebrity baby name, used by the likes of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith, Michelle Monaghan, and the singer Pink. A willow tree is thought to have magical powers according to Shakespearean literature.

Pia

Pia

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The name Pia is meant for a princess, but only the most devout and loyal ones. Pia derives from the male version Pius, which originates from Eastern European roots. Pius is a Latin name meaning “pious” or “dutiful.” A girl named Pia may grow up to be a diligent, rule-following young woman as a result. The name is currently the most popular in countries such as Chile, Austria and Switzerland. Alternatively, Pia also means “from Mount Olympus,” which suggests that Pia is a goddess or is a daughter of Zeus. Pia will grow up to be loyal and a good citizen.

Quincy

Quincy

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Quincy is fit for a rebel. Its British meaning is the literal “fifth,” a relation to a Roman clan name. The popularity of the name dates back at least two centuries, reigning in popularity in nations with English-speaking languages. Quincy comes from the ancient Roman “Quintus,” which in Latin means “fifth.” The name is traditionally granted to the fifth child born to a family, which is why Quicky also means, “estate of the fifth son.” While the name is mostly used for boys, some girls have been named Quincy as well, such as Quincy Farrow, the daughter of actress Mia Farrow.

Nella

Nella

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Nella comes from Nell, which is a modern shortening of the classic name Eleanor. It’s most popular meaning is “shining light,” derived from Greek and English descent. Although translated from Latin it originally meant “horn.” It’s been said that those granted with this frequently-overlooked name come into great power and wealth later in life. In Italy, the name Nella is derived from Antonella, which itself is derived from Anthony, which is the English form of the Roman name Antonius. The most popular Roman figure to have had the name is Mark Antony.

Maisie

Maisie

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Maisie has recently come into popularity due to the success and public affection towards Maisie Williams of “Game of Thrones.” The Scottish name has a feminine touch to its sound, meaning “pearl of light” in its native country. It was inspired by Margaret, the child of light. Historically, this name was held by a former Queen of Scotland as well as a Hungarian Princess. Maisie is also derived from Queen Margaret I of Denmark who in the 14th century united Denmark, Sweden, and Norway. Maisie is a cute name perfect for the cutest baby girl.

Jude

Jude

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Jude, once most famously known as The Beatles’ hymn, has re-emerged as a boy’s baby name, and rightfully so. A Hebrew name, meaning “praise,” Jude was one of Jesus’ 12 apostles. Jude likely wrote his own chapter in the holy book. Jude is derived from the biblical name Judah, who in the Old Testament is the fourth son of Jacob and Leah of the tribe of Judah. The tribe would go on to form the Kingdom of Judah in the south of Israel and his descendants include King David and Jesus in the New Testament.

Harper

Harper

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Harper is an often-overlooked name, but that doesn’t make it any less unique. It’s the perfect name for either a boy or girl, and many famous icons have given it justifiable credibility; for example, revered author Harper Lee. It was a last name prior to its evolution in the baby-naming universe, originally used to describe one who plays the musical harp. The English name has become a popular choice, especially for newborn baby girls, since the mid-2000s. The fact that it is also used as a boy’s name shows just how trendy the name is, since gender neutral names are a big hit in the baby market.

Ekko

Ekko

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Ekko is a rich, original name. It’s not necessarily gender-biased, but it is most certainly for the dare-to-be-bold couple who wishes to raise a unique child. Ekko is derived from Echo, a Greek name meaning sound. This special name references a mythological nymph, who was given a speech impediment by Hera, queen of the gods. Hera made it so that Echo could only repeat what others were saying. Echo also fell in love with Narcissus—who only loved himself—and since her love wasn’t returned, she withered away into nothing until all that was left was her voice.

Fable

Fable

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It may be common knowledge that Fable’s true meaning is “story,” but to hear it as a baby name is so very rare. It’s preferred in English-speaking countries, but the origin of the name began in the United States. It’s slowly catching on, and is eventually sure to take off like wildfire. Writers might like to name their baby fable as an inventive and unique name for either a boy or a girl. A fable is a succinct story that usually teaches a lesson, so a baby named Fable might grow up to be a teacher or a very wise storyteller. One thing’s for sure though, no one else is bound to have that name.

Wren

Wren

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Wren is a unique name for a gifted baby boy. The name means “ruler’ in Welsh,” and when bestowed upon your newborn, will project the leadership qualities expected in a true front-runner. The baby with this name will create his own rules and then break them, inspiring others to live for themselves just as he does. Wren can also be used as a girl’s name, as it is another word for the small songbird, much like the Robin. In Ireland, the Wren was known as the “magician of the birds,” so a baby named Wren may take on magical or musical abilities.

Anya

Anya

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Anya means to be gracious or to bring pure goodness. An infant baby girl with this name will have the organic nature of spreading kindness and joy. The name descended from the Hebrew name Hannah, where its meaning originates from. In Hebrew culture, the name is used in the Old Testament as the name of the wife of Elkanah, who was at odds with Elkanah’s other wife Peninnah who had kids while she herself remained infertile. There is a heavy use of the name in the Polish culture, as well as the Russian one.

Gale

Gale

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Gale is a name that surpasses the limits of cultural boundaries. With this cosmic influence, your baby boy will too. To be Gale is to be a boisterous person, one who is jovial and merry, as the Old English coined it to mean. Old French “Gail” has enforced the name and what it symbolizes, keeping its pleasant purpose alive. Gale is also used as a girl’s name and is derived from the name Abigail, which is derived from the Hebrew name Avigayil, meaning “my father is joy.” Avigayil was the wife of Nabal, who died, forcing Avigayil to become the third wife of King David.

Sealy

Sealy

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The name Sealy is best given to a baby boy, one who possess a strong sense of responsibility and will excel in business affairs. Sealy is an old family name mostly belonging to the Welsh and Irish cultures, preserving unbreakable family bonds throughout the centuries. This refined name is perfect for today’s modern society and your baby’s plans to flourish in it. The English name Sealy also means “blessed” and is a great nickname for your baby who is both blessed to have you as a parent and who is also a blessing to their parents.

Declan

Declan

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A baby with the name Declan will achieve spiritual enlightening and mindfulness. The name comes from St. Declan who founded a monastery in Ireland, and means “full of goodness,” as well as “man of prayer.” The Irish prophecy will not go unfulfilled. The saintly Irish name is bound to inspire a baby boy to pursue a holy path in life and if not, perhaps he will take on a career that enables him to give back to his community. He may even become a well-known humanitarian who would be regarded as a modern-day saint. Who knows?

Henley

Henley

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The name Henley was born from German rulers and royalty, who carried their own legacy through the ages. A baby birthed and given this name is sure to find their own life’s meaning through adventure and conquest. It remains unique today, therefore, your child is sure to be a trendsetter among the rest if given this name. Henley is also a unisex English name that means “high meadow.” It is also the name of a town on the Thames River that hosts a famous regatta. If you’re not in the United Kingdom, then naming your baby Henley will surely be a unique choice.

Eden

Eden

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In reference to the infamous Garden of Eden, this Hebrew name sets expectations high with the “delight” your baby should be. But don’t worry, because he or she will not disappoint, and will nurture the kind soul that they’ve been born with. To a baby named Eden, generosity and curiosity will come most naturally. In Hebrew, Eden means “place of pleasure,” which makes the whole Garden of Eden story all the more clear. It may be primarily used as a girl’s name, but there are some boys who are so lucky to have Eden as their name.

Silas

Silas

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Silas is in touch with himself, as well as nature. The name translates from Latin to “of the forest,” and your baby will explore the edge of the earth and back because of this intuition. Silas has gained popularity in Denmark, and more nations are sure to follow. Historians speculate that Silas is a derivative of the Roman mythological name Silvanus, who was the Roman god of forests. Silas is also said to be derived from Saul, which in Hebrew means “asked for” or “prayed for.” Silas could be the name of a baby who was a true blessing from God.

Kash

Kash

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A baby given the name of Kash is sure to acquire the gist of communication, optimism, and creativity. While some cultures believe Kash has a direct correlation to the currency, it actually dates back to the 12th century and meant “shining upon men,” in reference to Cassandra the Greek. The name was meant only for females before the 19th century but has since evolved into a male name as well. Kash in American English is derived from Cash, which was taken from the Norman French name “casse,” meaning “case.” Back then, it was the name of a box maker.

Fae

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As sweet as this French name is, it is no surprise that it means fairy – exactly what every little girl wants to be named after. The name “Fae” beholds confidence, trust, and belief – all great qualities for a little girl to have. Fae is often spelled as Faye and is a derivative of the name Faith. Faith, of course, is derived from the Latin word “fidere,” meaning “to trust.” A girl names Fae will probably grow up to be a trustworthy and loyal person in the eyes of all that she meets. Growing in popularity, this name is a fairly unique choice for a little girl.

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