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How to make popular girl names unique

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Baby girl name ideas

If you are looking for a girl name that will stand out in a crowd, check out our unique twists on popular baby girl names. From switching the origins to making the name more exotic to swapping letters around to come up with a cool and different name, find out how to make popular girl names more fun and unique.

Baby girl name ideas

We took some of the most popular baby girl names from the Social Security Administration and gave them a more unique and fun twist.


The name Isabella grabbed the top spot as most popular girl name on the Social Security Administration's list. Check out these fun and unique baby girl name alternatives:


The name Emma is the second most popular girl name in the United States. Check out these unique options:


The girl name Olivia is the third most popular name. These names will make fun and unique alternatives to this traditional name.


The baby girl name Sophia is the fourth most popular choice among American parents. Here are some fun alternatives:


The name Ava rounds out the list as the fifth most popular baby girl name. For a more unique twist, check out the following names:

How to make a girl name more unique

If you have a name you would like to make more unique, type it into our Advanced Baby Name Search for names with a similar sound. If you love Irish names or Italian names, you can search through our baby name database by specific origin.

If you are looking for a baby name that starts with a specific letter, we also have a search tool to help you narrow down your search this way.

You can also hyphenate the name or turn it into a double name, such as Ava Grace, for unique name that still has a traditional sound to it.

More baby name ideas:

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