baby with sunglassesChoosing a baby name is tough stuff. And just when you think you found the perfect name that won't be too popular, along comes a Kardashianor Tina Fey who gives her kid the same name you gave yours. That's what happened to me with my Penelope. It made me cringe because the very reason I chose the name was because it wasn't popular. I'm a Michele and grew up knowing 83,647 other Micheles or Michelles and I didn't want that to happen to my daughter.

If you're looking for a name that you won't hear of anywhere, something a little more rare, then this list is for you. Check out these uncommon baby names, perfect for your unique little one.

Girl Names

  1. Holiday
  2. Pepper
  3. Beatrice
  4. Glynnis
  5. Marta
  6. Opal
  7. Blanche
  8. Lovie
  9. Ginny
  10. Birdie
  11. Mazzy
  12. Vita

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 Boy Names

  1. Duncan
  2. Mishka
  3. Orson
  4. Harlan
  5. Kelso
  6. Loveland
  7. Judd
  8. Hans
  9. Dash
  10. Cormac
  11. Greyson
  12. Clancy

Which name is your favorite?

 

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