Alternative, Uncommon, Unique Baby Names for Boys and Girls


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A NAMES:


Abbot: A boy's name. Meaning: The superior of a monastery.
Common surname would make a nice first name.

Abcde: A girls name pronounced Absidee!

Aben
Abner

Abrielle:A girl's name.

Absynthe: A girl's name. From an aromatic herb said to have the magickal powers of protection and love.

Abrial: A girl's name. A beautiful name of French origin.

Acacia: A girl's name. From the Acacia tree.
Said to have the magickal powers of protection.
Also a medieval roll or bag, filled with dust,
borne by Byzantine emperors, as a memento of mortality.
A delicate and feminine name!

Acanthus: A girl's name. From a plant native to the Mediterranian
with white to purplish flowers. Nick name "Candy".

Aceley: A neutral name. Invented. A trendy sounding name
used by less than 100 people.

Acharius

Acheron: A neutral name. From Greek mythology.
The river of Woe, one of the five rivers of Hades.
Nick name "Ash" or "Ronnie".

Ackley

Acton: A boy's name. From a place name meaning "Oak Town".
A nice sporty sounding name!

Ada: A girl's name shared by  80,200 people in the US.
Has not been seen on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names
for more than 13 years.
It is the perfect alternative to the now widely popular "Ava".

Adaire: A neutral name. From a Gaelic place name meaning "Oak Tree Settlement".
A little unusual, but not eccentric. Almost mysterious sounding.

Adara: A girl's name. From a Hebrew name meaning "Noble".
This one sounds absolutely mystical as it rolls of the tongue. Beautiful!

Adelaise: A girl's name. From the German "Adelaide" meaning "Noble and Kind".
A fun nick name of "Addy".

Adeline: A girl's name shared by 25,300 people in the US.
A French pet form of "Adele" meaning "Noble".
Currently unused. This one gets my vote!

Adelynde: A girl's name. Invented. Reminds me of "Madeline".
Old fashioned and just darling.

Adia

Adley: A neutral name. Completely unused and perfectly acceptable.

Adina: A girl's name shared by 4,200 people in the U.S.

Admiral: A boy's name. Meaning: The Commander in Chief of a fleet.
Quite a few people from the 1880's U.S. census had this name.

Adonai: A boy's name. From the Hebrew meaning "My Lord".

Adonis

Adrama: A girl's name. Sounds exotic and mysterious.

Aelyn: A girl's name. Invented.

Aeon: A boy's name. Meaning; An immeasurable or infinite space of time; eternity.
A really neat alternative to "Ian".

Aerie: A neutral name. Meaning: The lofty nest of a bird of prey such as a hawk or eagle.

Aeson: A boy's name. From Greek Mythology.
A form of "Aison" the father of Jason.
Also a great alternative to "Jason".

Aesop

Affinity: A girl's name. Meaning: A natural attraction, liking, or feeling of kinship.
The PERFECT unused alternative to the extremely popular "Trinity".

Africa: A girl's name. An unusual place name.

Agate: A neutral name. From a variety of quartz crystal.
Said to have the magickal powers of strength, courage, longevity, love, healing and protection.

Agatha: A girl's name shared by 9,900 people in the US.
Never overused and I love the nick name "Aggie".

Agnes: A girl's name shared by 138,000 people in the U.S.
A Roman Christian who, according to tradition, was martyred
as a virgin at the age of 13. Saint Agnes died c. A.D. 304.
Has not been seen on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names for more than 13 years.
This very popular older name has been on the back burner long enough!
Give this one a try!

Ahnu: A girl's name.

Aidric: a medieval boy's name.

Aiken: A boy's name. Old English meaning "Oaken".

Aiko: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US.
From the Japanese Kanji characters for "Love" and "Child".
A sweet name that is used by a few. Never in the top 1000
but a pretty little name, just the same.

Ailani: A girl's name. From the Hawaiian meaning "High Chief".
A beautiful exotic, island name!

Aildreda: A medieval girl's name.

Airamie

Airlea: A girl's name. Meaning: Ethereal, heavenly, not of this world.

Aislin: A girl's name. From the Irish Gaelic "Aisling" meaning "Dream" or "Vision".
Quite a mystical name!

Aiyanna: A girl's name. Soft and delicate sounding.

Akela

Akia: A girl's name. An adorably cute little name!

Akima: A girl's name. Slightly exotic sounding. Lovely.

Akiri: A girl's name. Very mystical and exotic sounding.

Alabama: A girl's name. From the 22nd US State.
A great nick name of "Allie".

Alabaster: A neutral name. From alabaster.

Alafair: A girl's name. A lovely feminine name of unknown meaning.
First seen in the early 1700's in Scotland and England.

Alamar: A neutral name. From a city in cuba meaning " At the Sea".

Alandra: A girl's name.

Alaric: A medieval boy's name

Alaska: A neutral name. From the 49th US State.
An unusual place name.

Alaysia: A girl's name. I've seen this pretty little name one time,
given to a baby girl born in september, 2003.

Alazai: A neutral name. Very unique and unusual.

Albany: A neutral name. The state capital of New York.
A fresh new place name.

Albreda: A medieval girl's name.

Alcander: A boy's name. Unknown origin, possibly a shortened form of "Alexander".
More than likely an invented name.

Alcea: A girl's name. From the Greek "Althaea" meaning "To Cure".
Also the name of a flower, "Alcea Rosea" or Hollyhock.

Alchemy: A neutral name. Meaning: The miraculous power of transmuting something common into something precious.
I have seen one documented account of this name given to a little girl.
Quite unusual and beautiful.

Alcuin: A boy's name. From the English scholar known as the "Alcuin of York". c. 737-804.
A very uncommon name with a very British feel to it!

Aldebrand
Alden

Alder: A neutral name. From the Alder tree.
I have seen one documented account of this name given to a little girl.
A nice, fresh, new sounding name!

Aldis
Aldith

Aldora: A girl's name. From a place name of a town in Georgia. Unknown meaning.
Great nick name of "Allie" or "Dora".

Aleena: A girl's name. Possibly a feminine, frilly form of "alan".
Very pretty sounding.

Aleris: A neutral name. An ancient Greek name of unknown origin.

Alester: A boy's name. From the Scottish "Alasdair". A form of Alexander.
I like this much more than the common "Alexander".

Alger: A boy's name. From the Old English "Algar" meaning "Elf Spear".
A great name with an even greater meaning.

Alida

Alista: A girl's name. I lovely alternative to "Alyssa".

Alma

Aloe: A neutral name. From the Aloe plant.
Said to have the magickal powers of protection and luck.
I've seen one documented account of the use of this name.

Aloha: A girl's name. A traditional Hawaiian greeting or farewell.

Alorra: A girl's name. Totally and completely beautiful and mystical.

Aloysius

Alpine: A boy's name. Meaning; Of or pertaining to the Alps, or to any lofty mountain.
A very sporty, athletic type of name!

Alston: A boy's name. From a place name in England meaning "Old Stone".
A great sounding and unused name!

Altair: A neutral name from an Arabic name meaning "Star".
Unique and unusual with a lovely meaning.

Althea: A girl's name shared by 16,900 people in the US.
A lovely older name that is currently unused!
From Greek mythology "Althaia" the mother of Meleager. Also a name for the Marshmallow plant.
Said to have the magickal powers of protection.

Alva

Alydia: A girl's name. First seen in the 1700's.
Possibly from "Lydia", an ancient country now in present-day Turkey.
More interesting than the basic "Lydia".

Alziah: A neutral name. Very unusual and almost Biblical sounding.

Amadea: A girl's name. The feminine of the Latin "Amadeus" meaning "Love of God".
Unused today. Extremely beautiful.

Amadeus: A boy's name. Latin for "Love of God". Completely unused today.
Give this name some thought. GREAT meaning and unusual.

Amani: A girl's name shared by 2,100 people in the US. Arabic for "wishes".
#681 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names.
Has been in the top 1000 since 1996.

Amaranth: A girl's name. From an imaginary flower that never fades.
Said to have tha magickal powers of healing, protection and invisibility.
Also a deep reddish purple color.
I've heard of one little girl that was given this wonderful name! A cute nick name of "Amy".

Amari: A girl's name shared by 3,100 people in the US.
From the Sanscrit "Amar" meaning "Immortal".
#436 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names.
Has been in the top 1000 since 1996.

Amaryllis: A girl's name. From the Belladonna Lily.
Said to have the magickal powers of protection and the ability to break love spells.

Ambrielle: A girl's name. A perfectly feminine name. Lovely. 

Ambrose: A boy's name shared by 5,400 people in the US.
Has not been seen on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names for more than 13 years.
A slightly aristocratic feel to this name, I think!

Ambrosia

Ambrynn: A girls. name. A nice alternative to "Amber".

Amen: A neutral name. The Egyptian god of life and reproduction!
Very cool name!

America: A girl's name shared by 4,200 people in the US.
#414 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names.
Has been in the top 1000 since 1998.

Amethyst: A girl's name. From the purplish gemstone.
Said to have the magickal powers of dreams, healing, peace, love, protection against thieves, corage and happiness!

Amicia: A girl's name. A truly beautiful name
first used around 1050 A.D. in Scotland and England. Unknown meaning.
Virtually extinct today! I would definitely try this lovely name.

Amira: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US.
A Muslim name meaning "Princess".
#753 in 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names.
Has been in the top 1000 since 1998.

Amity: A girl's name. Meaning: Peaceful relations and friendship.
I have seen more than one documented account of this name in North America and Australia!
This one is sure to catch on!

Amnesty: A girl's name. Meaning: The formal act of liberating someone.
I have heard of a little girl that was given this name.
Powerful meaning and rather nice sounding.

Amory

Amour: Means "Love" in French.

Amren

Amulet: A girl's name. A charm worn around the neck
said to have the magickal powers of protection against evil.
I have heard of a little girl that was given this name.
Very unusual and unique. I like it!

Anais: A girl's name shared by 1,800 people in the US.
The French form of "Anna".
#944 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names.
Has been in the top 1000 since 1991.

Anakin: A boy's name.

Anandra: A girl's name. Possibly from the Sanscrit name "Anand" meaning "Happiness". A unique alternative to "Amamnda".

Anansi: A girl's name. From Native American Mythology. The Spider Woman. Great nick name of "Nancy". Strong and powerful name.

Anara: A girl's name. Beautiful and a little mystical.

Anarisa: A girl's name. A great alternative to the common "Anne".

Anaya: A girl's name shared by 950 people in the US. A name from Eastern Nigeria meaning "Look up to God".  #669 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top ေ000 since 2000.

Ancelin: A neutral name. Lots of potential here. This name is really nice and kind of cool.

Anchor: A boy's name. Meaning: That which gives stability or security. I found this name more than once on the 1880 US census.

Andoah: A neutral name. Very unusual and beautiful.

Andralyn: A girl's name. A nice alternative to many common names like "Andrea" and "Lynn".

Andren: A neutral name. A different sounding alternative to the very common "Andrew".

Andris: A boy's name. The Hungarian form of "Andrew".

Androcles

Andromeda: A girls name. From Greek mythology. The daughter of Cephus and Cassiopeia and the wife of Perseus, who had rescued her from a sea monster. A great nick name of "Annie" or "Andie". My Aunt gave her cat this name!

Anelle: A girl's name. A little more embelished form of "Anne". A lovely choice!

Angelic: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. Meaning: Resembling Angels. Has not been seen on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names for more than 13 years. A good alternative for the overused "Angelica".

Anilyn: A girl's name. Another nice alternative to the plain sounding "Anne".

Anique: A girl's name. A delicate, feminine French name probably a pet form of "Anne".

Anise: A girl's name. From an aromatic herb in the parsley family. Said to have the magickal powers of protection, purification and youth! A pretty sounding name too!

Anjolie: A girl's name. An absolutely gorgeous feminine French name said to mean "Peaceful" and "Beautiful".

Annala: A girl's name.

Annalia: A girl's name. Another nice alternative to "Anne".

Annikai: A neutral name.

Anniston: A neutral name. A place name of a city in Alabama. Unknown meaning. My guess would have to be "Anne's Town".

Anoka: A girl's name. A place name in Minnesota derived from Native American words meaning "On Both Sides of the Water". Unique and unusual but still pretty.

Ansley

Anthem: A neutal name. Meaning: A hymn of praise or loyalty! Awesome meaning and a cool name!

Anzaline: A girl's name. Unknown origin and meaning. A nice old fashioned sounding name.

Aqua: A girl's name. A light greenish-blue color. An unusual color name. I have seen one documented account of this name given to a little girl.

Arabeth

Arabia: A girl's name. A place name for a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf. An unusual but very beautiful place name!

Aramenta: A girl's name. Probably an embelished form of the Greek "Amynta" from "Amyntor" meaning "Defender". A strong name.

Aram: A boy's name.

Aramis: A boy's name. A masculine French name and the famous swordsman from "The Three Musketeers". A very cool sounding name!

Araselda

Arbor: A boy's name. Meaning: A shady resting place in a garden or park. New and unused name that sounds nice.

Arby

Arcadia: A girl's name. Meaning: A place of simple pleasure and untroubled quiet. A wonderfully beautiful name that I have seen here and there.

Arcelia:A girl's name.

Archer: A boy's name. Meaning: A Bowman, one skilled in the use of a bow and arrow. A neat name that is being used by a few.

Archimedes: A boy's name.

Arden: A boy's name shared by 5,400 people in the US. Has not been seen on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names for more than 13 years. This name has great potential. It sounds unusual and is kind of cool too!

Ardyth: A girl's name. A regent sounding name. Strength and beauty.

Arethusa

Argent: A boy's name. Used during the 1880's by quite a few people. Meaning: Made of silver, a silvery color, white; shining.

Argus: A boy's name. From Greek mythology. A giant with 100 eyes who was made guardian of Io. A great nick name of "Gus" and a very unusual meaning!

Aria: A girl's name shared by 860 people in the US. Meaning: A melody. #736 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 2000.

Ariadne

Aridon

Aries: A neutral name. The first sign of the Zodiac. Perfect for any little Bohemian.

Arion: A boy's name. From Greek Mythology. A musician thrown overboard by pirates but saved by dolphin.

Aristotle: A boy's name. An ancient Athenian philosopher (384-322 B.C.) Pupil of Plato; teacher of Alexander the Great.

Arizona: A neutral name. The 48th US State. I have heard this name used a few times.

Arleigh: A girl's name.

Arlia: A girl's name. Unusual and pretty.

Arlo: A boy's name. From the famous folksinger "Arlo Guthrie".

Arlyn: A neutral name.

Armada: A neutral name. Meaning: A fleet of warships. A really cool nick name of "Army".

Armistead: A boy's name.

Army: A boy's name. From "Army". A very strong and masculine name!

Arnica: A girl's name. Native European plants with yellow flowers. Dainty little flowers for a dainty little girl.

Arrex: A boy's name. Sounds powerful! An unusual alternative to the overused "Alex".

Arrow: A boy's name. A weapon to be shot from a bow. A bit unusual and very unique.

Artemesia

Artemis: A girl's name. From Greek mythology. The goddess of the moon and hunting. Used very little and quite unique.

Artesia: A girl's name. An old fashioned different sounding name. A place name for a city in California.

Artisan: A neutral name. A skilled craftsperson. Unique, unusual and almost completely unused!

Aruba: A girl's name. A very cool nick name of "Ruby". From the Popular Caribbean resort island of the Netherlands Antilles.

Arvid

Arwen: A girl's name. Said to have the meaning "Noble Maiden" in Sindarin Elven language.

Asaria: A girl's name. Trendy sounding!

Asia: A girl's name shared by 7,000 people in the US. The world's largest continent. A great choice if exotic place names are your style!

Ashes: A neutral name. Used during the 1600's by American Puritans. Meaning: A humble expression of grief or repentance!

Ashford

Ashiah: A girl's name. A feminine Arabic name meaning "Lively".

Ashira: A girl's name. A feminine Hebrew name meaning "Wealthy". Wow! Cool sounding and an even cooler meaning!

Ashland

Ashmore: A boy's name. A place name from the Ashmore and Cartier Islands in the Indian Ocean, northwest of Australia. Great nick names of "Ash" or "Morley".

Ashtian: A boy's name. A place name of a city in Iran. Sounds like a nick name for "sebastian".

Ashur

Ashwin: A boy's name. A masculine Hindu name meaning "A Star". This sounds really English to me.

Aspen: A girl's name shared by 3,600 people in the US. From the Aspen tree. Also a fashionable ski resort town in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. #559 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1994.

Aspire: A girl's name. Meaning: To have great ambition; to soar. Very nice meaning.

Aster: A girl's name. From the China Aster. A plant with white, pink or violet flowers. Said to have the magickal powers of love.

Aston: A boy's name.

Astoria: A girl's name. From the famous hotel "The Waldorf Astoria". With a super nick name of "Storie".

Astraea: A girl's name. From Greek mythology. The goddess of justice.

Atarah: A girl's name. From a feminine Hebrew name meaning " A Crown". A perfect name for your little princess.

Athalea: A girl's name. A feminine Hebrew name meaning "The Lord has constrained". A little unusual but very poetic sounding.

Athan: A boy's name. I've seen this name used one time for a baby boy born in 2003.

Athens: A neutral name. The capital city of Greece.

Atlanta: A girl's name. The Capital city of Georgia.

Atlantic: A neutral name. From the Atlantic Ocean.

Atlantis: A neutral name. A legendary island in tha Atlantic Ocean , said to have sunk beneath the sea during an earthquake.

Atley: A boy's name.

Atrayu: A neutral name. Invented. A charachter from the movie "The Neverending Story". A fantastic name that people have heard and like the way it sounds.

Atreus: A boy's name. From Greek Mythology. The King of Mycenae and father of Menelaus and Agamemnon.

Atticus: A boy's name. A character from the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird". I have heard of a few people with this name.

Attila

Aubren: A girl's name. Familiar sounding. Close to "Aubrey".

Audelia: A girl's name. Unknown meaning. I've heard this older name a few times.

Auden: A neutral name. Name of the famous poet W. H. Auden.

Audric

August: A boy's name shared by 20,000 people in the US. Meaning: The eigth month of the year. #667 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Aura: A girl's name shared by 7,000 people in the US. Meaning: A mystical, invisible breath. Has not been seen on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names for more than 13 years. A PERFECT alternative to the popular "Aurora".

Aurelia: A girl's name shared by 14,100 people in the U.S.

Aurora: A girl's name shared by 33,800 people in the US. Meaning: The dawn. #437 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Austria

Authaire: A medieval boy's name

Auryn: A boy's name. A masculine Welsh name said to mean "Golden One". A great mystical sounding name.

Auster: A neutral name. Meaning: The south wind. A nice old name, never used today.

Austi: A neutral name. Invented. A really cool sounding alternative to the common "Austin".

Australia: A girl's name. The world's smallest continent. A very unusual and fun place name!

Autry: A neutral name. From "Gene Autry". The famous singer, actor and cowboy! I'd use this one in a heartbeat! Why not consider this one instead of the old stand by "Dallas".

Avalon: A neutral name. I Arthurian legend, an island paradise where King Arthur went at his death.

Avani: A girl's name. A feminine Hindu name meaning "Earth". Very beautiful.

Avian: A neutral name. Meaning: Pertaining to or characteristic of birds. I have seen one documented account of this name given to a little boy.

Avicia: A medieval girl's name.

Avonlea: A girl's name. From a village on Prince Edward Island, Canada. Made famous by the book "Anne of Avonlea". I have heard people talking about this name. Keep a look-out for it!

Avryll

Axton: A boy's name. A place name meaning "Swordsman's Stone". What an awesome meaning! And the name is cool sounding, too!

Aya

Aylee: A girl's name. A nice, new alternative to the much used "Kayley" and "Hayley".

Aylin: A girl's name.

Aylwin: A medieval boy's name.

Ayre: A neutral name. From "Heir". A nice, soft sounding name.

Ayrton: A boy's name. Meaning: "Heir Town". A strong sounding name.

Azalea: A girl's name. An older name that is used very little. A very cute nick name of "Zaylie".

Azari: A girl's name. Also an ancient language no longer used that was replaced by Turkish.

Azen: A neutral name. Unique and different.

Azlyn: A neutral name. Also a similar name that is spelled differently is from a character in a C. S. Lewis novel. Not sure on that though, you may want to check yourself. I knew a little boy names "Aslan" said to have gotten his name from the character in a book.

Azor: A boy's name. A Hebrew name meaning "Helpful".

Azri: A neutral name.

Azulie: A neutral name. Probably from "Lapis Lazuli". An opaque violet-blue gemstone. Said to have the magickal powers of healing, joy, love, protection and courage.

Azure: A neutral name. I knew a little girl with this name! Meaning: A light purplish blue, resembling the color of an unclouded sky. Just lovely!

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B NAMES:


Baby: A boy's or girl's name shared by 3,600 people in the US.

Babylon
Bacall
Bach
Badger
Baird
Baja
Baldwin
Balen
Bali
Balin
Ballad
Balsam
Balthasar
Baltimore
Bandelyn
Banjo
Banks
Banner
Bannon
Banyan
Barbary
Barclay
Bardon
Barksdale
Barley
Barnaby
Baron
Bascom
Bashir
Basia
Bates
Bathsheba
Bauer
Baxley
Baxton
Bay
Bayard
Bayden
Baylor
Bazley
Beach
Beale
Bear

Beatrice: A girl's name shared by 183,000 people in the US. Has not been seen on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names for more than 13 years. A HUGELEY popular older name that is currently not being used. This one is due for a REVIVAL!

Bechay
Beck
Bedelia
Bedivere
Beethoven
Begonia
Beldon
Belize

Bell: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US. I really like this for a middle name!

Belladonna
Bellamy

Bellona: A girl's name. The Roman goddess of War.

Belou
Benoit
Benson
Bentley
Berea
Berenger
Beritt
Berkeley
Berlin
Berwyn

Beryl: A girl's name shared by 12,700 people in the US. Has not been seen on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names for more than 13 years. A nice, unusual name that has been in use for a while, but not seen recently.

Betsey: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. Has not been seen on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names for more than 13 years. This adorable name is ready for a comeback!

Bijou
Binda
Birch
Bishop
Blade

Blaine: A boy's name shared by 20,200 people in the US. Has not been seen on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names for more than 13 years.

Blaise
Blessing
Bliss

Blossom: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US. If you are into Hippie names, this could be for you!

Blue
Bodine
Bodwyn
Bogart
Bogdon
Bohn
Boise
Bolton
Bond
Bonner
Bonsai
Boone
Booth
Bosco
Boston
Bowden
Bowen
Bowie
Boxer

Boyd: A boy's name shared by 25,600 people in the U.S.

Bradbury
Bradenton
Bradson
Brace
Bragen
Bram
Bramley
Branch
Brand
Brandel
Brander
Branigan
Brant: A boy's name shared by 8,100 people in the U.S.

Brantley
Branwen
Brasia
Bravery
Brawley

Braxton: A boy's name shared by 7,300 people in the US. #337 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Braylon
Brayth
Brazen
Brazil
Breckenridge
Breelin
Breezy
Bremen

Brenadee: A girl's name.

Brenyth
Brenneka
Brettley
Bretton
Brewster
Brey

Bria: A girl's name shared by 7,500 people in the US. #704 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1992.

Brialin
Briar
Brichelle
Brick
Bricker

Bridger: A boy's name shared by 200 people in the US. A really great name that just needs a jump start! If you like this name, GO FOR IT!

Bridie
Bridon

Brielle: a girl's name shared by 3,400 people in the US. #714 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1992.

Briggs
Bright
Brighton
Briley
Brink
Brinkley
Brina
Brindle
Brinley
Brinton

Brisa: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US. #699 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 2000.

Brishen
Bristol
Britain
Brockton
Broder

Broderick: A boy's name shared by 5,400 people in the U.S.

Brodie
Brogan
Bromley
Bronce
Brone
Bronius
Bronson
Brontan
Bronte
Brother
Brough
Broward
Bruin
Brune
Brycius

Bryden: A boy's name.
Brye
Brynel

Brynn: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. #594 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1998.

Buckaroo

Bunny: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US. A cute little name that has been around a long time. Never been in the top 1000 but still a name that is being used occasionally.

Burgess
Burgundy
Burke

Burma: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US. What a cool name! Never made it to the top 1000 but this name doesn't need to make it to the charts to be a great choice!

Busby
Busch
Byrd
Byrne

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C NAMES:


Cabalina
Cabe
Cable
Cabot
Cabria
Cabrina
Cachay
Cache

Cade: A boy's name shared by 9,500 people in the US. #208 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Cadence: A girl's name shared by 300 people in the US. #965 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 2002.

Cadet

Cadmus: A boy's name. From Greek Mythology. Brother of Europa. Planter of dragon seeds from which first Thebans sprang.

Caedmon
Caerwyn
Caichelle
Caidren
Cailean
Caillin
Cairo
Calais
Calamus

Calandra: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US. I just love this one! A great nick name of "Callie" too!

Calantha
Calder
Caledonia
Calera
Calian
Calibor
Calico
California
Caliman
Callan
Callene
Callia
Calliope
Callithea
Calloway
Calpurnia
Calvary
Calypso
Calyx
Camalia
Camberley
Cambrel
Cambria
Cambridge

Camden: A boy's name shared by 4,800 people in the US. #292 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1991.

Camelot
Cameo
Camien
Camlan
Campbell
Camree
Canaan
Canada

Candra: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the U.S.

Cannon
Cantabria
Cantata
Canyon
Cappella
Caper
Capri

Caprice: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. A sporty little name! I like the sound of this one.

Captain
Capucine
Caraway
Carden
Caresse
Carew
Carlin
Carlisle
Carmady
Carpenter
Carrick
Carrington
Carswell
Cartier
Caruso
Carver
Carwyn
Cascade
Case
Cashlin
Cashmere
Casilda

Cason: A boy's name shared by 200 people in the US. #926 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 2002.

Casper
Caspian
Castina
Castle
Caswell
Cat
Catcher
Catera
Cathay
Cayenne
Caylem
Cayman

Cedany: A medieval girl's name.

Cedar
Cedron
Celandia
Celandine
Celestia
Cellie
Celora
Celsia
Celtic
Centaurea
Centelle
Centurie
Ceprina
Cerelia
Ceridwen
Cerimon
Cerise
Cerulean
Ceylon
Cezanne
Chablis
Chai
Chailoe
Chalcedony
Chaldon
Chalice
Chamomile
Champagne
Champion
Chancellor

Chanel: A girl's name shared by 7,000 people in the US. A beautiful name for a beautiful baby!

Channing
Chanson
Chant
Chantilly
Chantou
Chantrea
Chap
Chapel
Chaplin
Chardonnay
Charger

Charity: A girl's name shared by 25,300 people in the US. #511 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Charm
Charter

Chauncey: A boy's name shared by 6,700 people in the US. Not heard much these days, but still a nice name.

Chayne
Chayton

Cherish: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. This is one of my favorites! I could actually see this one topping the baby name charts!

Cherokee
Cherub
Chesney: A girl's name. I've seen this name used twice for little girls born in 2003.

Chessa
Chianti
Chief
Chime

China: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US. Different and a little exotic. Give this one a try if you fancy!

Chloah
Chlodagh
Chloen
Ciana

Ciara: A girl's name shared by 4,200 people in the US. #335 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Cibella
Cimarron
Cinaya
Cinnabar
Cinnamon

Cira: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the U.S.

Cirrus
Cisco
Claiborne
Claircy
Clarenda
Clarendon
Clarion
Clarity
Clary

Clementine: A girl's name shared by 7,000 people in the US. Never overused and virtually unheard of today! If you are looking for an older, unusual name, this could be for you!

Cleopatra: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. What a neat name! The nick name "Cleo" is cool too!

Cleora: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. An acceptable, toned down alternative to "Cleopatra" with the same great nick name of "Cleo".

Cleveland: A boy's name shared by 21,600 people in the U.S.

Clotilda
Cloud
Clove
Clover
Clowe

Clyde: A neutral name shared by 4,200 girls and 128,000 boys in the US. This one deserves another look!

Cobra
Coco
Coda
Coden
Coleson
Colburn
Collier
Colonel
Colorado

Columbus: A boy's name shared by 6,700 people in the US. Slightly eccentric, but still a neat name!

Comanche
Comet
Comfort
Commander
Condie
Conlan
Conley
Connary

Constance: A girl's name shared by 128,100 people in the US. Once a very popular name that could be the perfect choice. Not used very much now, but a lovely name. 

Constant
Contea
Content
Contessa: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the U.S.

Cope
Copper

Coral: A girl's name shared by 5,600 people in the US. Slightly unusual, never overused.

Coralie
Cord

Cordelia: A girl's name shared by 7,000 people in the US. People seem to really like this one! Get ready for a comeback!

Cordell: A boy's name shared by 5,400 people in the US. #879 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Cormac
Corwin
Cosmos
Cotter
Cotton
Cougar
Count
Countess
County
Courage
Court
Courtlynn
Cove
Coven
Covey

Coy: A boy's name shared by 13,500 people in the U.S. Very popular in the American Southwest. A cowboy name.

Coyote
Crane
Craven
Crawford
Cray
Creed
Creighton
Crest
Crew
Cricket
Crimson
Criscilda
Crispin
Croft
Crosby
Cross
Crowe
Cruise
Crysania
Cuba
Culley
Curan
Curry
Cutter
Cutty

Cyan: Had a neighbor with a daughter named Cyan!

Cydonie
Cynara
Cyndel
Cynder
Cypher
Cypress
Cyprian
Cyrah
Czar
Czarina

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D NAMES:
D

Daffodil
Dagger
Dahoma
Daine
Daire
Dallan
Dally

Damaris: A girl's name shared by 8,400 people in the US. #721 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Damascus

Danae: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the U.S.

Dancer
Dangerfield
Danior
Danner
Dannon
Danvers
Dari
Darling
Darrett
Dartanian

Darwin: A boy's name shared by 18,900 people in the US. #872 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Dashiell
Data
Davney
Dax
Daxton
Daylan
Dayley
Daynan

Dayton: A boy's name shared by 3,200 people in the US. #501 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1991.

Dazzle
Deacon
December
Decker
Declare
Deegan

Deja: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US. #425 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Deklin
Deland
Delanna
Delbin

Delcie: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US. You don't hear this one anymore. A nice, sweet name.

Delight
Deliverance

Dell: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the U.S.

Delling
Delphina
Delynn
Demitrius
Den
Denali
Denim
Deniro
Denley

Denver: A boy's name shared by 12,100 people in the US. A really great name that has been used, but never overused. Could be the perfect choice!

Deputy
Derby
Derringer
Desana
Desdy
Desert
Desiah
Desmyn
Deston

Devany: A girl's name. I've seen this name once, given to a baby girl born in 2003.

Deveron
Devlin
Dew
Dexy

Dhalia

Dia: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US. Short and sweet! A pretty name.

Diamanda

Diamond: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. What else would you name your lovely little jewel? #212 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Dicy
Diesel
Dietrich
Digby
Diggory
Dillard
Dillinger
Dior
Discovery
Diva
Divine
Diver
Divine
D'Nay
Dock
Doctor
Dodger
Doe
Domani
Donovan
Dooley

Dorothea: A girl's name shared by 29,600 people in the US. A nice alternative to "Dorothy". A little more elegant, I think.

Dorsey: A boy's name shared by 5,400 people in the US. I like this one! Hardly ever heard of and slightly cool sounding!

Doshia
Dougall
Dove
Dover
Drachen
Dragon

Drake: A boy's name shared by 10,900 people in the US. #270 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Drakkar


Draven: A boy's name shared by 1,500 people in the US. I can only describe this name as having a "wickedly cool" aura about it. I like it! #718 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1995.

Dray
Drayson
Drea
Dream
Dresden
Drexel
Dreyfus

Drucilla: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. Older sounding and really unusual but with a great nick name of "Drew" you can't go wrong!

Drudwin
Drumlin
Dryden
Dublin
Duchess
Dugan
Duke
Dunstan

Durant: A medieval boy's name

Durango
Durell
Durven
Durward
Dusk
Dutch
Dyce
Dyess
Dynasty
Dyre

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E NAMES:
E

Eagan
Eagle
Early
Eashan
Eastlyn

Easton: A boy's name shared by 2,100 people in the US. #550 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1995.

Eaton
Eben
Ebenezer
Eberlin

Ebony: A girl's name shared by 38,000 people in the US. This name has been around for a long time and is used steadily. A nice choice!

Echelon

Echo: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. A little bit quirky and a whole lot of cute! If this type of name is your style, go for it!

Echota
Eclipse
Edana

Eden: A girl's name shared by 4,200 people in the US. #373 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Edge

Edison: A boy's name shared by 5,400 people in the US. Currently unused! I'd jump on this one before it's too late!

Edmee
Edrea

Edris: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the U.S.

Edsel
Egypt
Eielson
Eishlin

Eladia: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the U.S.

Elani
Elazar
Elder

Eldon: A boy's name shared by 22,900 people in the U.S.

Eldridge: A boy's name shared by 5,400 people in the US. Another unused name with awesome potential!

Electra

Eleni: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the U.S.

Elgin
Elianna
Elienne
Eliore
Elisai

Elisant: A medieval girl's name.

Elita
Ellamay
Ellery
Ellette
Ellington

Ellis: A neutral name shared by 1,400 girls and 32,300 boys in the US. #918 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Ellowyn
Elm

Elmira: A girl's name shared by 4,200 people in the US. Different sounding and unique, and currently not being used!

Elodie
Elora
Elseby

Elsie: A girl's name shared by 154,900 people in the US. Top of the charts cute! This name is getting ready for a big comeback!

Elsinore

Elstan: A medieval boy's name.

Elvera: A girl's name shared by 4,200 people in the US. Quite unique and lovely sounding. Try it if you are looking for something different!

Elvie: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. This adorable name could be just what you are looking for!

Elysium
Elzie
Emalise
Emani
Ember
Embrey
Emeranda

Emerald: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US. Beautiful and mysterious. I like this name!

Emeria

Emerson: A boy's name shared by 10,800 people in the US. #768 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.
Emery: A boy's name shared by 13,500 people in the U.S.

Emeryss
Emlyn
Emmaus
Empiria
Empress
Emry
Enakai
Ender
Endora
England
Ennian

Enoch: A boy's name shared by 6,700 people in the US. A very unusual name if you are looking for an uncommon, but still used, Biblical name!

Ensley
Erasmus
Erie
Erikkson
Eris
Eros
Eritrea
Erling

Errol: A boy's name shared by 10,800 people in the U.S.

Ersia
Esha
Eshaia
Eshana
Esme
Esmerelda
Espen
Espree
Esquire

Essence: A girl's name shared by 4,100 people in the US. #842 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1992.

Essex
Estrilda
Etainia
Etayne
Eternity
Ethelia
Eufamia
Euphrates
Eureka
Europa
Eurosia

Eustacia: A medieval girl's name.

Euthalia
Evaiah
Eventide
Eveny

Everard: A medieval boy's name.

Everest
Everley
Eviana
Ewing

Exandria: A girl's name. I've seen this name a few times. The most recent sighting was for a baby girl born in 2001.

Exeter
Experience
Ezri

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F NAMES:F

Faerie
Faerissey
Faidyn
Fairbanks
Faire
Faireth
Fairley
Faithful
Falana
Falcon
Falkner
Fallon
Fancie
Fantasia
Fantasie
Farmer
Farrell
Fate
Fauna
Fawn
Faxon
Faylinn
Fayme
Feather
February
Felix
Fenton
Fern
Ferris
Fia
Fiana
Fidelity
Field
Fiera
Finch
Finley
Finn
Finnegan
Fisher
Fitch
Fletcher
Fleur
Flint
Flower
Fluri
Foley
Forbes
Forester
Forever
Forsythia
Fortune
Forwin
Foster
Fox
Frater
Free
Freedom
Freeman
Freesia
Frey
Friar
Friday
Frost
Fuller
Fulton
Fyfe


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G NAMES:
G

Gable
Gaines
Gaius

Gala: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US. A nice choice if you are looking for something unique and different.

Galatia
Galaxy

Galeron: A medieval boy's name.

Galiana
Galilee
Gallus
Galveston

Ganelon: A medieval boy's name.

Gannet

Gannon: A boy's name shared by 200 people in the US. #961 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 2002.

Gardenia
Gardner
Garen

Garland: A boy's name shared by 22,900 people in the US. Not heard today, but was once a fairly popular name. Give it a try if you like!

Garnet: A girl's name shared by 5,600 people in the US. For your lovely little jewel!

Garridan

Garrison: A boy's name shared by 2,600 people in the US. #669 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1991.

Gates
Gatlin
Gatwick
Gauge
Geddy
Geisha
Gem
Gemiah
General
Gentle
Gentry
Geo

German: A boy's name shared by 10,800 people in the US. Slightly unusual, but still used. #747 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Gideon: A boy's name shared by 800 people in the US. A Biblical name that has been unused until now! #787 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 2000.

Gilligan
Glacier
Glade
Glamour
Glimmer
Glitter

Glory: A girl's name shared by 4,200 people in the US. A beautiful alternative to the common "Gloria".

Godiva

Golden: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US. Unique, and uncommon, but a lovely name just the same.

Goody
Gossamer
Gotham
Govenor

Grady: A boy's name shared by 28,300 people in the US. #616 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Graedon
Grail
Granger
Granite
Grantham
Grantland
Gravin
Grayland
Grayley

Grayson: A boy's name shared by 7,300 people in the US. Cool sounding and looking! #310 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Greco
Greeley
Green
Greer
Gresham
Grey
Griffith
Grizelda
Grove

Grover: A boy's name shared by 21,600 people in the U.S.

Gryphon
Guinevere
Gulliver
Gunnison

Gunnora: A medieval girl's name.

Gusty
Guthrie
Gymea
Gypsy

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H NAMES:
H

Hadden
Hadley: A girl's name shared by 800 people in the US. A GREAT alternative to the overly popular "Hayley". #883 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 2000.

Hadrian
Hagen
Hahn
Haiku
Hail
Haisley
Halcott
Halen
Haliah
Hallelujah
Hallowell
Halo
Halsey
Halston
Hamlin
Hampton
Hanalei
Hannibal
Hanscom
Happy
Harbor
Harding
Hardy
Harken
Harlan
Harlem
Harlequin

Harley: A neutral name shared by 10,000 girls and 22,900 boys in the US. #345 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1991.

Harlowe

Harmony: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. A little unusual, but beautiful. #667 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1997.

Harman
Harper

Harriet: A girl's name shared by 78,800 people in the US. Currently unused. Could this popular name of the past be for you?

Hart
Hartford
Harvard
Harwell

Hattie: A girl's name shared by 78,800 people in the US. A lovely name, currently unused!

Havana

Haven: A girl's name shared by 1,800 people in the US. #641 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1998.

Hawaii
Hawk
Hawkins
Hawthorne
Hayes

Hazel: A girl's name shared by 226,700 people in the US. Making a comeback! Meaning: From the Hazel plant. Said to have the magickal powers of luck, fertility, protection and wishes! #770 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1997.

Hazen

Heaven: A girl's name shared by 7,100 people in the US. #283 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Healy
Heaton
Hecuba
Hedra
Hedwig
Helice
Helix
Hendrix
Henna
Hennessy
Hephzibah
Heritage
Hermes
Hermione
Hero
Heron
Hesperia

Hester: A girl's name shared by 12,700 people in the US. Another treasure that is currently unused!

Hestia
Heston
Hialeah

Hilda: A girl's name shared by 105,600 people in the US. A very popular older name that is not currently being used!

Hill

Hilton: A boy's name shared by 6,700 people in the US. A rich sounding name that is virtually unheard of today!

Himalaya
Himani
Hobbs
Hobie
Hodges
Hogan
Holden
Holliday
Holland

Hollis: A neutral name shared by 2,800 girls and 12,100 boys in the US. What a nifty name! Friendly sounding.

Holt
Honesty

Honey: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. A surprising number of people have this name. A very "sweet" name! (sorry, couldn't help myself)

Honor
Hopkins
Hopper

Horace: A boy's name shared by 48,500 people in the US. Very unusual and unused today! I like it and would use it.

Horatio
Horizon

Hortence: A girl's name shared by 5,600 people in the U.S.

Hosana
Howell

Hudson: A boy's name shared by 2,200 people in the US. #487 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1996.

Hully
Huntley
Hutch

Hyacinth: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. A lovely older and slightly eccentric name. If this is your style, why not use it?!

Hyatt
Hyde
Hyden
Hyelah
Hydrangia

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I NAMES:
I

Ianna: A girl's name. The feminine of "Ian" a modern Scottish form of "John".

Iantha: A girl's name. A feminine Greek name meaning "Violet Flower". A nice alternative to the old fashioned sounding name "Violet" with the same meaning!

Icelynn: A girl's name. Invented. Very trendy sounding!

Ichabod: A boy's name. A masculing Hebrew name meaning "Where is the Glory". Very old name. Strong and unusual.

Icy: A girl's name. Suprisingly, this name was used during the 1880's and was not uncommon.

Ida: A girl's name shared by 166,100 people in the US. From Greek Mythology. This is the mountain on the Island of Crete where Zeus was born. Not heard much today. But extremely popular at one time!

Idaho: A boy's name. The 43rd US State. Great if you like unusual place names!

Ideal: A boy's name. Meaning: A conception of something in its absolute perfection. A name for your absolutely perfect baby!

Iden: A boy's name. A masculine Anglo-Saxon name meaning "Wealthy". A terriffic name with a cool meaning!

Idonia

Iggy: A boy's name. A pet form of the Roman "Ignatius" meaning "Fiery One". This is a great choice!

Igor: A boy's name. A masculine Russian name meaning "Army, Warrior".

Ike: A boy's name shared by 5,400 people in the US. A pet form of the Biblical name "Isaac" meaning "He Laughs". Short, to the point! A straight forward kind of name. I like it!

Ilari: A girl's name. From the Latin "Ilarius" meaning "Cheerful". A different alternative to "Hilary".

Ileah: A girl's name. A neat sounding name that would be accepted well, I think.

Ilora: A girl's name. A more unusual alternative to the common "Laura".

Imagine: A girl's name. Meaning: To employ the imagination. Slightly eccentric, but an intriguing little name!

Imani: A girl's name shared by 10,800 people in the US. A Feminine Arabic name meaning "Faith, Belief". #318 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Imatra

Imogen: A girl's name. A feminine English name meaning "Maiden". A perfectly lovely name!

Imperia: A girl's name. A feminine Latin name meaning "Absolute Power" and "Supreme Power". WOW! An extremely strong name with LOTS of power!

Imrie: A girl's name. A feminine Hebrew name meaning "God Speaks". Another powerful little name that is unique and unusual.

Imzadi
Inara
Inaya
Inca
Incense
Indalecia
Independence

India: A girl's name shared by 8,400 people in the US. #311 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Indiana
Indigo
Indy
Infinity
Inessa
Ion
Iowa
Irania

Ireland: A girl's name shared by 700 people in the US. A GREAT new name! #962 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 2001.

Ireleigh
Iriana
Irie

Iris: A girl's name shared by 77,400 people in the US. From greek mythology. The goddess of the rainbow. Also the flower. A great older name. #377 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Isa: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the U.S. Totally unused today. Very unique and lovely.

Isadora: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US. An awesome alternative to the popular "Isabella". Virtually unused today!

Ishana

Isis: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. #548 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1993.

Isla
Islam
Ismyne
Isolda
Isophena
Italy
Itara

Ivory: A neutral name shared by 7,000 girls and 8,100 boys in the US. Not in the top 1000 for over 13 years. A nice choice!

Ivy: A girl's name shared by 22,500 people in the US. #407 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Izzie
Izora

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J NAMES:
J

Jachai
Jacintha
Jad
Jadian
Jadzia
Jaegar
Jagan

Jagger: A boy's name shared by 600 people in the US. A really cool new name! #658 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 2001.

Jaguar
Jakarta
Jamaica
Janai
Jandan
Janilin
Jantzen

January: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US. Never made it to the charts, but a really nice and unique name!

Japheth
Jareth
Jariah
Jarius

Jasper: A boy's name shared by 20,200 people in the US. #485 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Jasprey
Jathan
Jausten

Javen: A boy's name shared by 200 people in the US. #914 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 2002. 

Jaya
Jayben
Jaynon
Jayton
Jaziah
Jazreth
Jazz
Jedeon
Jeep
Jehu
Jemimah
Jemison

Jenae: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the U.S. A nice alternative to the overly common "Jennifer". Much more interesting.

Jenaya
Jenkins
Jennady
Jenner

Jerrell: A boy's name shared by 5,400 people in the U.S.

Jersey
Jesaray
Jesimae
Jeslyn
Jessamy
Jessiah
Jethro

Jett: A boy's name shared by 1,100 people in the US. #609 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1999.

Jettson

Jevan: A medieval boy's name.

Jezebel
Jezira
Joby
Jock
Joilynn
Jola
Joliah
Jonet
Joplin
Joren
Jori
Joris

Journey: A girl's name shared by 700 people in the US. #948 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 2001.

Jove
Jubilee

Judah: A boy's name shared by 900 people in the US. #652 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1999.

Jovy
Judd
Judge

Judson: A boy's name shared by 8,100 people in the US. Currently unused! This one is destined for popularity!

July
Juneau
Juniper
Jupiter
Justice
Jye

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K NAMES:
K

Kachina
Kacia
Kaddyn
Kadian
Kaelen
Kagan
Kahili
Kahlea
Kahn

Kaiden: A boy's name shared by 900 people in the US. #532 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 2000.

Kaige
Kaizley
Kalahari
Kalani
Kalaya
Kalden
Kalena
Kalice
Kalika
Kaleo

Kamala: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the U.S.

Kamani
Kamea
Kamilia
Kamira
Kandyl

Kane: A boy's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. #641 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1993.

Kansas
Kaon
Karcsi
Kared
Karenza
Karis
Karston
Kashton
Kasia
Kasmira
Kason
Kassica
Katalea
Katana
Katianna

Katrice: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. A pretty name that us virtually unused! A nice alternative to the MANY popular "K" names!

Kaven
Kayciela
Kaydra
Kayle
Kaylin
Kaytha
Kealan
Keane
Kearsy
Keddon
Keelia
Keever
Kelby
Kelda
Kelian
Kellan
Kelrick
Kelso
Keltia
Keltie
Keltry
Kemp
Kenai
Kenda
Kendalin
Kendria
Kendry
Keniston
Kenly
Kenlyn
Kenner

Kennera: A medieval girl's name.

Kennon
Keno

Kenya: A girl's name shared by 15,500 people in the US. #556 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Kenyon: A boy's name shared by 700 people in the US. Not in the top 1000 yet! But I'm sure it will be!

Keoni
Keria
Kerrigan
Kersey
Keryth
Kerwin
Kesler
Keston
Kestrel

Keturah: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the U.S. Means "incense".

Khalilah: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US. Exotic and beautiful! This is a lovely name for any little princess!

Khamsin

Kharisma

Kia: A girl's name shared by 7,000 people in the US. Used once in a while, but not overly popular. Short, sweet and pretty!

Kiata
Kiden
Kielle
Kiki
Kila
Killian
Kin

Kina: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the U.S.

Kinara
Kincaid
Kindle
Kindred

King: A boy's name shared by 5,400 people in the US. A strong and powerful name for your new son!

Kingston
Kinley
Kinnear

Kinnia: A medieval girl's name.

Kinsey
Kinson
Kiowa
Kipley
Kiralee

Kirby: A neutral name shared by 2,800 girls and 12,100 boys in the US. Not used much today. A fun and friendly name!

Kiriah
Kirill
Kirtland
Kirtsey
Kismet
Kitrah
Kitsey

Kitty: A girl's name shared by 11,300 people in the US. Never made it to the top 1000, but don't let that stop you! People have used this name for quite a while and will probably always do so!

Kiza
Kline
Knight
Knoll
Kobie
Kodiak
Koen
Kohler
Korion
Kressia
Kurin
Kyah
Kyan
Kyantha
Kyren
Kyrie
Kyoto

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L NAMES:
L

Labyrinth
Lace
Lachlan
Laconia

Lady: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. A strong and powerful name!

Lael: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US. Unusual, beautiful and destined for popularity in the near future!

Laeral
Lakaya
Lake
Lakeley
Lakelyn
Laken
Lakota
Lalaine
Lanai
Lancelot
Lancer
Landau
Lander
Landis
Landreth
Landry
Langley
Langston
Lansing
Lantana
Larai
Laramie
Laredo
Larius
Lark

Larue: A girl's name shared by 4,200 people in the US. Adorable! I love this name!

Laryn
Larken

Lashay: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the U.S.

Laszlo
Latch
Latimer
Laughlin
Laurae
Laureate
Laurelin
Laurestine
Lauritz
Lavender

Lawson: A boy's name shared by 500 people in the US. #864 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 2000.

Lawyer
Layre

Layton: A boy's name shared by 400 people in the US. #897 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 2001.

Lazarus
Leander
Lear
Legacy
Legend

Leland: A boy's name shared by 36,400 people in the U.S.

Lennon
Lennox
Lerrah
Leviathan
Lexington
Lexton

Lexus: A girl's name shared by 4,000 girl's in the US. #766 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1993.

Liberty: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. #485 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 2001.

Lilac
Lilah
Lilith and/or Lillith
Lillabet

Lillia: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US. Not in the top 1000 names yet...but just wait! This name is about to become wildly popular! Hurry before it's too late!

Lindy: A girl's name shared by 7,000 people in the US. Another pretty name not in the top 1000.

Linley
Linus
Lira
Lirienne
Lissias
Lithia
Llewellyn
Lobelia
Locke
Lockhart
Loden
Lodge
Loenne
Loire
Loki

Loma: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. An older, unusual and pretty name that is unused today.

Lonan

London: A girl's name shared by 1,000 people in the US. #849 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1999.

Loranthus

Lore: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. A nice alternative to the popular "Laura".

Lorelei: A girl's name shared by 4,200 people in the US. Not in the top 1000, but this gorgeous name is shared by lots of people!

Loreth
Lorica
Lorien
Loring
Loris
Lorrick
Lorsyn
Lothair

Lottie: A girl's name shared by 33,800 people in the US. Another oldie but a goodie!

Lotus
Loudon

Love: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US. I like this as a pretty middle name.

Loveday: A medieval girl's name.


Lovell
Lovely
Lowan
Lowe

Lowell: A boy's name shared by 39,100 people in the US. I just LOVE this name! I can't believe it's not in the top 1000 yet!

Lowrey
Loyal
Lucan
Lucifer

Lucinda: A girl's name shared by 35,200 people in the US. A unique alternative to "Cindy" or "Lucy".

Lucira

Lucius: A boy's name shared by 5,400 people in the U.S.

Lucky

Lucretia: A girl's name shared by 9,900 people in the US. What a cool sounding name. I absolutely love it! Very unique, unusual and very alternative sounding!

Lula: A girl's name shared by 67,600 people in the US. This little beauty hasn't been seen for a while. Give it a try!

Luna: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. A littly mysterious, but still a lovely name!

Lura: A girl's name shared by 8,400 people in the US. Gorgeous! It has a mystical quality to it. A beautiful name!

Lustacia

Luther: A boy's name shared by 58,800 people in the US. Another really great name that is currently not being used!

Luvenia: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. Slightly eccentric, but uniquely beautiful.

Luxi

Lycia

Lyda: A girl's name shared by 4,200 people in the U.S.

Lyleigh
Lyndal
Lyndon

Lyneya: A medieval girl's name.

Lynk

Lyric: A girl's name shared by 2,600 people in the US. #751 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1995.

Lyris
Lystra

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M NAMES:
M

Mabel: A girl's name shared by 109,800 people in the US. Once a very popular name. An older name with a sweet sound.

Macartney
Mace

Mack: A boy's name shared by 33,700 people in the US. A great name that is not being used!

MacLaren
MacLean
MacLeod
Macon
Madagascar
Madeira
Madeliese

Madie: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. Don't miss out on the chance to use this one! A beautiful older name that is not being used now!

Madigan
Madrigal

Mae: A girl's name shared by 88,700 people in the US. What can I say? This name is just adorable. I can't believe it's not in the top 1000 yet!

Maeven
Magdalyn
Mage
Magellan
Magick

Magnolia: A girl's name shared by 5,600 people in the US. A little wierd but the nick name "Maggie" is great!

Magnus
Maguire
Mahaley
Mahogany
Maidyn
Maine
Mairwyn
Maisy
Maitland
Majesty

Major: A boy's name shared by 9,400 people in the US. How about this name for your little Trooper!!

Malachite
Malasia
Maleficent
Malibu
Mally
Maloah
Malone

Mamie: A girl's name shared by 67,600 people in the US. Another Golden Oldie ready for a COMEBACK!

Mandalay
Mandaryn
Mandolin
Mandoria
Manfred
Manley
Mannix
Manson
Mantha
Manzie

Maple: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. A little unusual, maybe even eccentric. But HEY, if it's your style then go for it!

Maranatha
Marcaysa
March
Mareilley

Maren: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. A lovely alternative to "Mary".

Marigan
Marigold
Marilla

Marine: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US. Very pretty and slightly exotic sounding.

Mariposa: A girl's name. Spanish for "Butterfly".

Marison
Maritesse
Marley
Marlowe

Marni: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the U.S.

Marsdon

Marshall: A neutral name shared by 1,400 girls and 66,000 boys in the US. #373 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Maselyn
Masia
Massey
Maston
Mataya

Mathurin: A medieval boy's name.

Matilda: A girl's name shared by 21,100 people in the US. This one's getting ready to explode onto the scene! Just give it a few more years and it will be in the top 1000, maybe even the top 10!

Matina
Matira
Matisse

Mattheson
Mattox

Maverick: A boy's name shared by 1,600 people in the US. #813 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1994.

Mayley
Maylin

Maynard: A boy's name shared by 13,500 people in the U.S.

Mazarine
McArthur
McCall
McEntire
McKay

McKinley: A boy's name shared by 6,700 people in the US. This one is on it's way to the top of the charts! Not in the top 1000 yet, but just wait!

Meade

Meadow: A girl's name shared by 600 people in the US. #865 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 2001.

Mecca
Medora
Medusa
Melbourne
Melchor
Memory
Memphis
Meranza

Mercedes: A girl's name shared by 46,500 people in the US. #296 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Mercy: A girl's name shared by 4,200 people in the US. A lovely, virtuous name for your precious little baby!

Meriday
Meriden

Merlin: A boy's name shared by 12,100 people in the US. A mystical and magickal name! Not used much today, why not try it!?

Merrick

Merrill: A neutral name shared by 1,400 girls and 12,100 boys in the U.S.

Merrily
Merritt
Merriwether
Mesa
Messiah

Meta: A girl's name shared by 5,600 people in the US. Very unusual and unique.

Miana

Micah: A neutral name shared by 2,800 girls and 22,900 boys in the US. #177 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1990.

Micaiah
Midnight
Mig
Milady

Milan: A boy's name shared by 5,400 people in the US. Exotic and hardly used!

Mildred: A girl's name shared by 440,700 people in the US. An outrageously popular name from the past! Not even touched today! With a great nick name like "Millie" why not try it!?

Milenna
Miller

Millicent: A girl's name shared by 12,700 people in the US. Another untouched treasure with the nick name of "Millie".

Milo: A boy's name shared by 6,700 people in the US. #819 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 2001.

Min: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. Sweet and adorable and hardly used at all!

Miner

Minerva: A girl's name Shared by 17,900 people in the U.S. From Greek mythology. The goddess of wisdom.

Mink
Minuet

Miracle: A girl's name shared by 3,100 people in the US. #527 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1995.

Mirelle
Missouri
Mist
Modesty
Monaco

Monessa: A medieval girl's name

Montclair
Monday

Monet: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US. This lovely little treasure is destined for the top 10!

Monroe: A boy's name shared by 10,800 people in the US. A great name that is not being used much today!

Monserrate: A girl's name shared by 2,800 people in the US. Exotic, beautiful and unusual. I like this one!

Montana: A girl's name shared by 3,800 people in the US. #695 for 2002 on the Soc. Sec. top 1000 baby names. Has been in the top 1000 since 1993.

Monterey
Montgomery
Montreal

Morand: A medieval boy's name.

Mordecai
Moriarty
Morna
Morning
Morris
Morrissey
Moon: A girl's name shared by 1,400 people in the US. If this strikes your fancy, then why not!?

Morisco
Moritz
Morley
Morocco
Morrigan
Morrison
Morrow
Morpheus

Mozart
Murdock
Mylah
Mynah
Myrrdin
Myrrha
Mystique

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