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Modern names for girls

Kim Grundy is a mom, writer, expert laundry folder and sandwich maker, not necessarily in that order. Raised in Oklahoma, she is now a West Coast gal and lives in California with her husband and two sons, along with one dog, two fish (oo...

Unique and cool modern girl name ideas

What makes a baby name modern? If you want a baby girl name that is unique, interesting and trend-setting, then you will love our list of modern names for girls. Old fashioned? Never! Forward thinking? Absolutely.

If you are looking for a modern and trend-setting baby girl's name, check out our ideas to help narrow down your list.

Baby girl names with X and Z

Girl names with the letters "x" and/or "z" have a distinctive edge to them. Check out our picks for these cool, modern girl names:

Unisex names

From Heidi Klum's baby girl, Lou, to Nicole Ritchie's son, Sparrow, unisex baby names are ultra-modern. After all, our sex no longer defines our role in the workplace, so why should our name? You can also switch out the spelling to skew a name as more female or male. For instance, Logann instead of Logan or Billie instead of Billy. Here are some options for unisex names:

Virtue names

Virtue names that describe a personality characteristic put a definite modern spin on names. These virtue names also make a great middle name. In fact, Grace is one of the top middle names for girls. Here are more cool options:

Green baby names

Whether you call them earth-friendly, eco-friendly or green, today's modern parents are concerned about taking care of Mother Earth. Why not give your baby girl a name that reflects your hope for the future of our wonderful planet? Here are some baby girl names taken straight from nature:

You can also consider naming your baby girl one of these beautiful and unique names that actually mean "green" or have a strong affiliation with this earth-friendly color.

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