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Baby names: A to Z

There are more fabulous baby names than we can count! For this list, we've selected just two (one boy's, one girl's) truly unique names for each letter of the alphabet.

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Unique baby boy names from A to Z

Move away from the super-trendy Aiden and Zayden to something that will stand out in a crowd. These male monikers are on the nation's radar, but it will be a long, long time before they become too common or overused.

These names are listed in alphabetical order, along with their current rank on the Social Security Administration's 2013 most popular baby names list.

  • Arturo #510, means "Strong as a bear"
  • Bridger #909, "Lives near a bridge"
  • Castiel #956, "Angel of Thursday"
  • Draven #803, "Child of beautiful shadows"
  • Enoch #836, "Disciplined"
  • Fisher #862, "Fisherman"
  • Gibson #823, "Gilbert's son"
  • Hendrix #745, "King"
  • Iker #226, "Visitor"
  • Jamarion #751, combination of Jamar and Marion
  • Kylan #673, "A wood or a church"
  • Layton #717, "From the meadow farm"
  • Magnus #958, "Great fighter"
  • Neymar #646, "Player"
  • Oakley #771, "From the oak tree meadow"
  • Princeton #636, "Principal one"
  • Quincy #603, "Fifth"
  • Raiden #526, "Thunder and lightning"
  • Sterling #581, "Pure"
  • Thatcher #992, "Roofer"
  • Urijah #755, "The Lord is my light"
  • Valente (not ranked), "Strong"
  • Waylon #292, "Blacksmith"
  • Xavi #932, diminutive of Xavier
  • Yadiel #980, "Praise of God"
  • Zeke #858, "God strengthens"

Read more: Noah and Sophia top the popular baby name list >>

Unique baby girl names from A to Z

Female names change far more frequently than their male counterparts. However, some names that rise above the others and stay on trend for a good decade or more. We've looked beyond the chart-toppers to find an alphabetical list of unexpected baby girl names.

  • Avianna #920, a modern blend of Ava and Arianna
  • Belen #898, "Arrow"
  • Campbell #914, "From the beautiful field"
  • Dulce #556, "Sweet"
  • Esmerelda #392, "Emerald"
  • Fatima #308, "Captivating"
  • Galilea #794, "Of Galilee"
  • Harlow #540, "Meadow of the hares"
  • Ivory #866, "White, pure"
  • Joyce #824, "Happy"
  • Kora #758, "Ice, frost"
  • Leona #734, "Lioness"
  • Marisol #792, "Bitter"
  • Noemi #743, "Pleasantness"
  • Oakley #928, "From the oak tree meadow"
  • Paloma #755, "Dove"
  • Qeturah (not ranked), "Incense"
  • Renata #774, "Rebirth"
  • Sutton #832, "From the south farm"
  • Tinley #999, "Bells"
  • Ursula (not ranked), "Little bear"
  • Virginia #551, "Virgin"
  • Willa #691, "Resolute"
  • Ximena #162, "Listener"
  • Yaritza #852, "Water lady"
  • Zion #820, "Raised up"

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