20 Unique Baby Names for Girls

She'll be born to stand out.

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There are lots of reasons to give your daughter one of the many unique baby names for girls. Having a moniker that’s less common will distinguish her from her peers with more classic or popular names, and set her apart during milestones from her first day of school all the way through her first job application.

In addition to the benefits it can have on her life, it may also make your life a little more interesting and the process of choosing a name a bit more fun. Whether you’re daring enough to go for a name chosen by some of the boldest celebrities or you opt for something slightly less out there, there are endless possibilities when it comes to selecting a name that is both original and full of character. We’ve gathered a list of 20 unique girls names to inspire your baby naming process, so you can fall in love with her name before you fall in love with her.

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Elodie

In 2019 Elodie ranked just below the 1,000th most popular baby name in the US, making it a very unique choice. Greek for “white blossom,” it's hard to imagine her as anything but lovely.

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Lola

Celebrities including Kelly Ripa and Chris Rock have daughters named Lola, yet it’s still fairly uncommon and an undeniably fun choice.

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Evie

While Evie is quite popular in the UK, this name has only recently begun to enter the ranks in the US. It comes from the Hebrew word for “life” and is perfect for a young one full of zest.

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Adalyn

Derived from the French and German words for “noble,” Adalyn is a charming, sweet, and apparently high-class name currently reserved for only a few.

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Esme

A sophisticated name with French and Persian origins, Esme is unique, but perhaps for not much longer as it's one of the fastest rising names girl names starting with 'E.'

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Celeste

A vintage name that has been on the popularity charts since 1880, Celeste is a subtle yet serene choice meaning “heavenly.”

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Aurora

Like the Sleeping Beauty who shares her name, Aurora will be anything but ordinary. Fittingly, this name comes from the Latin word for “dawn.”

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Poppy

A bright and cheery name you’re sure to remember, Poppy is Latin for “from the flower.”

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Naya

More common in Arabic, Hebrew, and Hindu speaking countries, Naya means “new, renewal and fresh” and is a variation of the name Nadia.

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Sadie

Formerly a nickname for Sarah, Sadie was much more popular in the 1800s and is now making a comeback as a unique, spunky, and wholesome iteration of this name.

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Nastassia

A Greek name with a regal flair reminiscent of Anastasia, Nastassia is distinctive enough of a name to make your daughter feel like she’s one of a kind.

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Mabel

If Mabel sounds old-fashioned it’s because it was wildly popular in Victorian times, and is ripe to be brought into the 21st century as a classic yet uncommon name.

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Willa

While William is clearly one of the most popular English boys’ names, it’s feminine counterpart Willa remains less common. Meaning “valiant protector,” there’s no reason it can’t be appropriate for your strong and caring daughter.

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Hadley

A name with British origins, Hadley is certainly posh. It also happens to be the least common in New York and New Jersey, so if you’re living on the East Coast, this might be the standout name for you.

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Remy

Typically used as a French masculine name meaning “oarsman,” Remy has only recently gained popularity among American girls, and is perfect for those with an affinity to water.

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Brinley

Brinley started to enter baby naming lists in 2009, but still remains quite rare. This name also lends itself to several nicknames including Bri, Brynn, and Leigh.

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Talula

A Native American word meaning “leaping water,” Talula is phonetically lovely and yet extremely uncommon.

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Gianna

This Italian name meaning “the Lord is gracious” hit its peak popularity in the 1970s, making it perfect for a memorable name with religious undertones today.

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Zuri

While it gained some popularity in the 1980s, the name Zuri is still fairly rare in the United States. It means “beautiful” in Swahili and certainly sounds that way too.

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Parker

It’s still about three times as common for boys, but actress Parker Posey recently put her first name on the map for girls.

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