From the moment a couple knows they're having a baby, thoughts about names are not too far behind. After all, it's a big deal. You're naming another human being. But not just anybody's...yours. They'll carry that name for a lifetime.

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Goodness knows there are a bunch of options out there. Family names, books with names, apps, and that are just for starters. Names, names, and more names. But with a name, you usually only have one shot, so it has to be just right. You don't want it to be too common or too out there. Pure Wow has ranked some top uncommon names that'll make your kiddo stand out. Keep scrolling and see what you think of these unique baby names.

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For a girl
A combination of Amelia and Emily.


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For a boy
Meaning to possess good


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For a boy
Meaning "man of prayer"


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For a girl
#1 on many lists of uncommon names


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For a girl
An Arabic name for "captivating"


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For a boy
Another name that ranks #1 on uncommon name lists


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For a girl
Game of Thrones...enough said.


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For a boy
Meaning "the king"


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For a boy
This name ranks high on many uncommon name lists


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For a boy
Also ranks high with uncommon names


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For a boy
Italian for Max


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For a girl
Currently the most unique name on Nameberry.com


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For a girl or boy
Unisex meaning wise


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For a boy
Also ranks high on Nameberry.com


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For a girl
It can also be spelled Seraphina, meaning angel


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For a boy
Another great combination name of Trey and Devon.


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For a girl
Latin for "life"


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For a boy
Meaning "defender of the people"


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For a boy
With a nickname like Ziggy, you just can't go wrong

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For a girl
The female name for Peter

New babies are one of a kind. Hopefully, if you're looking for a name not everyone is using, you might consider the names above. Plus, you never know what may spark other ideas for names. Do you know what baby names were popular the year you were born? Keep scrolling to find out.

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