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Cool and exotic girl names that are just quirky enough

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...

Unusual baby girl names from all around the world

If you're looking for a baby name that doesn't top the U.S. charts, these cool and exotic girl names have a little something for everyone. Parents with a love of language might enjoy a romantic French girl's name or a melodic Irish moniker for their little lass on the way. Moms and dads who are looking for a baby name that's more offbeat than traditional may appreciate one of these unexpected picks from across the pond.

Check out some of our favorite cool and exotic girl names, broken down by origin:

Unusual baby girl names from all around the world
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Irish girl names

Irish girl names are a popular choice for parents here in the U.S. — and we can see why! Check out these beautiful and feminine Irish girl names.

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French girl names

These French girl names are romantic with beautiful meanings. Check out some of our top picks of names that will be perfect for your little French rose.

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Spanish girl names

Many Americans can speak Spanish, making these delightful names a popular choice. Check out our picks of Spanish girl names for your little bebe.

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Italian girl names

Italian girl names have a melodic sound to them, often ending in the letter "a.". If you love these beautiful and feminine names, check out our top picks below.

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Unusual baby girl names from all around the world
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Updated by Bethany Ramos on 3/21/2016

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