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Whimsical baby names

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...

Quirky and fun baby names

If you love whimsical people (ahem, Zooey Deschanel), cool retro fashions and have a quirky taste in music and movies, then these whimsical baby names are right up your alley! They are unique and fun — never boring or run-of-the-mill.

Whimsical baby names are quaint, fun and full of playfulness and humor. Don’t regret giving your child a name that is too popular or ordinary when you have these fresh baby names to choose from. If you are looking for a more unique name that is guaranteed to be the coolest name on the playground, check out some of our top picks.

Cool and quirky baby names

These cool names will have your friends saying, “Why didn’t I think of that?” They are unique and full of whimsy — and are names that are outside of the box, but aren’t too weird or “out there.” Check out these cool and quirky girl and boy baby names:

Fresh and fun baby names

If you are tired of seeing the same stale baby names, then this list is for you! These fresh baby names are hand-picked and guaranteed to be fun and playful — just like the baby boy or girl you will have!

Retro names full of whimsy

We borrowed these baby names from your great-grandmother and great-grandfather! Retro names are full of whimsy and old-fashioned sensibilities. These names are considered vintage — which means they are retro classics that will never go out of style.

Short and sassy names

Short and sassy names have a soft spot with us! They are playful and whimsical, not to mention being easy to spell and pronounce. You also won’t have to worry about your child’s name being shortened into some weird nickname. These names may be small, but they pack a big punch!

Whimsical names from classic literature

Hipster alert! These baby names instantly have cool factor because they are taken directly from classic literature. Flip through your favorite novel — or check out some of these great picks:

  • To Kill a Mockingbird: Atticus
  • The Great Gatsby: Gatsby
  • The Catcher in the Rye: Holden

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