Whether you are searching for a baby name that reflects your native culture or just love the sound of an exotic name, you are sure to find the perfect name in our list below. If giving your child an ethnic name, it's probably best to have a back up story or a real attachment to the country. We all know Brooklyn Beckham, for example, was conceived in that New York borough. Make sure, when your child is old enough, to explain the origin of his or her name.
The 2nd largest country in South America to Brazil, Argentina is known for exotic dances like the tango and cities like Buenos Aires. Inspiration for baby names may come from everything from the Roman Catholic faith to the unique landscape and animals of Patagonia.
Ancient civilizations and symbols, such as the pyramids, have survived in this African country. A mix of Muslim and Christian religions as well as languages that include Arabic, English and French, all make for an exotic mix of potential baby names.
Egyptian baby names can be inspired from religion, nature and Egyptian Gods.
Blue lagoons and snow glaciers make Iceland an exotic and one of a kind location – both traits new parents may be looking for when considering an exotic baby name.
Baby names may be influenced by languages that include English, German, Icelandic, and Nordic languages as well as the Lutheran religion.
The music, wildlife and island help make this part of the world exotic and remote. A mix of English, Dutch, Indonesian, and local dialects along contribute to choosing a baby name, as is the countries conservation efforts and natural wonders. Baby naming traditions in Indonesia include a ceremony, typically when the baby is a month old or younger.
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High elevations and it's proximity to the equator are characteristics of this East African country. Religions include Catholics, Muslims and faiths indigenous to the region as well as the English language and dialects spoken in the area. Some Kenyan's believe that a baby's name will have a strong influence on the child's personality.
Some recent news suggests that Kenyan parents are naming their children after prominent figures in the news including prime ministers, former UN leaders like Kofi Annan, and President Barack Obama, whose father was Kenyan.
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