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Unique baby names for boys and 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...

Weird baby names (we secretly like)

Are you looking for a unique baby name that is edgy and cool? Have fun finding an unusual baby boy name or girl name with our list of weird, yet cool, baby names... that we secretly like.

We found some unique or weird baby names that are destined to be the coolest names in preschool. Did you love Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher's choice of the name Wyatt for their daughter, while everyone else was talking about how weird it was? Were you wishing you had thought of the Bodhi, after Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green chose this unique name for their son? Let us help you find a truly unusual baby name.

Short unique baby names

There is something about a short baby name that instantly ups its cool factor. Shorter names can help balance out a long last name, and are often easy to spell and pronounce — not to mention you won't have to worry about them turning into some weird nickname.

Short, unusual boy names

Short, unusual girl names

Cool bohemian baby names

Bohemian mamas unite! Some people may think these names are a little unusual, but we think they are pretty darn cool. Get out your incense and tie-dye shirt and check out the following cool, hippie baby names.

Bohemian girl names

Bohemian boy names

Unique baby names from soap operas

Even if you don’t watch daytime soap operas, it’s hard to deny the fact that the characters have some cool and unique names. You just may fall in love with some of these names, even if you can’t quite follow the story line.

Unusual boy names

Unusual girl names

Buzzworthy unique names

These baby names are not popular yet, however when your friends hear them they will wish they would have thought of them. They are cool, chic and trendsetting -- just like your son or daughter. We didn't divide them into girl names and boys names because today's modern monikers aren't confined to gender.

Unique celebrity baby names

Celebrities are the gold standard for finding weird baby names that are totally cool.

Kate Hudson was inspired by old Hollywood when she named her son Bingham. Fergie and Josh Duhamel went a little rock and roll when they named their son Axel. Here are a few more wonderfully weird names for boys:

  • Saint: Pete Wentz
  • Wilder: Big Bang Theory actor Simon Helberg
  • Otis: Olivia Wilde
  • Milan: Shakira
  • Jaxon: Kristin Cavallari
  • Flynn: Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom
  • Hawkins: Tony Romo
  • Jagger: Joe Don Rooney

Drea De Matteo gave her daughter the cool bohemian name Alabama Gypsy Rose, while Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling chose the name Esmeralda for their baby girl. Here are more unusual baby names we secretly like:

  • Wyatt: Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher
  • Viola: Megan Hilty
  • Rylen: Drew Brees
  • Bowie: Rebeca Minkoff
  • Blue Ivy: Beyonce
  • Vale: Savannah Guthrie
  • India Pearl: Marchesa designer Georgina Chapman
  • Keeva: Alyson Hannigan
  • Locklyn: Vince Vaughn
  • Luna: Constance Marie

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