Naming a child is one of the first and biggest decisions a parent will make for their child. This is something they will go through their entire life with and parents do not want to mess it up for them.
When it comes to picking a name, there are a lot of factors that can go into choosing the best one that is right for a new mom and dad’s child. It could have a specific meaning or be a past relative’s name that meant a lot to the child’s parent, it could be unique and creative, or so rare it has never been heard of before, or maybe it has something to do with something the baby’s parents are crazy about. For example, something dealing with nature, a city, or maybe a season, color or fruit.
Now, there are a lot of names out there that are new. They are so rare that some people either never heard of them, or only heard of them maybe once or twice in their lives. There are also names out that that are super popular in other nations, but super rare or unheard of in others. Keep scrolling to read 25 names that are so unique and rare, doctors are lucky to hear them once in their lifetime.
Caspian is an adorable name for a little boy that is not only unique and rare but also comes from something very important.
According to headgamesonline.com, the name Caspian originates from the Caspian Sea, which is the most important body of enclosed inland water on the planet that is located between Iran and Russia.
One super adorable nickname that a parent can use with the name Caspian is Caspii.
Neve Campbell, an actress best known for her role as Sydney Prescott in the Scream horror film series, used the name for her son who was born back in August 2012.
Rumi is such a sweet and adorable name made for a little girl that will have every parent wanting to name their little girl it due to not only how cute it sounds, but how unique and rare it is.
According to headgamesonline.com, the name originally started over in Japan. Supposedly, the name comes from Kanji, a Chinese language character that is utilized over in Japan for Japanese writing, and has many meanings, some being Magnificence, Movement or Lapis Lazuli.
In 2017, celebrity couple Jay-Z and Beyoncé named one of their twins Rumi Carter. Some other celebrity influences for the name are Rumi Okubo, a famous voice actress from Japan, Rumi Hiiragi, a television actress in Japan, and American fashion blogger Rumi Neely.
The name Uma is a stupendous name for a little girl, though in some nations it is a gender-neutral name. The name is used in many different parts of the world, mainly India though, so it has different meanings.
According to headgamesonline.com, the name Uma in Hindi means Tranquility, in Hebrew it means Nation, in Japanese it means Horse and in Swahili it means Chew.
There are a few celebrities from around the world that give the name a little boost. One being Indian actress Uma Shankari, another being American actress Uma Thurman and then there is Indian actress Uma Devi Khatri.
Daxton is one name that doesn’t have a historical past like most names nowadays. One could say that it is a completely new name for a little boy.
According to headgamesonline.com, the name means Warrior Who Conquers Nice Obstacles and is rooted to first have been created in France. Of course, this is only a guess and due to the city named Dax which is located in France.
There are a few celebrity influences with the name, one being actor Daxton Balzer and another being musician and songwriter Daxton Monaghan.
Allegro is an exquisite and uncommon name for a girl, and parents never have to worry about other children having it because it is defiantly a rare name.
According to headgamesonline.com, the name has roots over in Italy and has many different variations a parent could use if they want the name, or something similar. Some being: Allegra, Allegri, and even Allegria.
It is said that the name Allegro can either mean Brisk or Sprightly. In the music world though, it is said to have mean Quicker.
The name Callum is a strong name for a little boy that originates from Scotland and means Dove King.
According to headgameonline.com, the name is a fashionable name in Scotland, particularly with Christians, seeing as Doves symbolize purity. The name is a strong and daring name that has not yet hit the United States or other nations of the world yet.
There are some cute nicknames that could come with the name too. Some being Cal or Lumy. There are also some celebrity influences for the name. One being British actor Callum Blue and another being Scottish soccer player Callum Davidson.
One would not think this, but according to headgamesonline.com, Snow is actually a gender-neutral name that is typically given to babies born with white hair or of super white complexion.
The name is defiantly unique and has a stylish and distinctive sound to it.
The name seems to be more popular as a last name. There are a few celebrities with the name Snow as a last. One being skilled wrestler Al Snow, another being American actress Brittany Snow and a third being artist Ben Snow. There is also fictional character Jon Snow from Game of Thrones.
The name Apple is an adorable, and one could say healthy, a name that can be used as a surname, first name, or a nickname. The name is of English origination and is after the fruit. The name is perfect for a parent looking to name their child something unique, but nice sounding.
According to headgamesonline.com, the name Apple has some celebrity influence. Gwyneth Paltrow and Christopher Martin named their first child Apple and there is also a Malaysian singer and actress named Apple Hong and rugby player Apple Pope.
Odin is a powerful name for a little boy that can be spelled as Odin, Odinn, or Oden. It is a rare and unique name that is of Scandinavian and Norse origin and means Divine Artistic Inspiration.
According to headgamesonline.com, the name first became popular because of the Norse God Odin who was God of artwork, tradition, knowledge, and regulation, in addition to the Marvel Character Odin who is God of Asgard and Thor’s father.
For parents looking for a unique name that will be a nice singular and inventive name for a boy, then this is the perfect name.
Mikalynn is an adorable name for a little girl that one could say comes from adding the two names Mika and Lynn together, which are both cute nicknames for a child who is given the name Mikalynn.
According to headgamesonline.com, the name Mikalynn has different variations a parent could choose from for their little girl. Mikalyn, Mikalynne, and Mikayla are just some of the different variations to choose from.
There are a few celebrity influences for the name. One is Canadian singer/songwriter Mikalyn Hay and another being actor Mikalyn Cavanaugh.
The name Aftan is a gender-neutral name that means two different things depending on the gender it is used for and the nation the baby is from.
According to headgamesonline.com, in Hindu, when used for a boy, the name means The Solar, but in Arabic and when used for a little girl, it means Extra Engaging or Charming.
The name is a great name that will allow anyone’s child to stand out from the crowd because of how rare and unique it is. The name may be brief, but it is robust and vibrant and will give a boy or a girl a fierce identity.
The name Anaya is a beautiful name for a little girl that means God Solutions.
According to headgamesonline.com, the name has many different versions such as Anaiah, Anayah and Anaiya. It also has a few adorable nickname possibilities such as Naya or even Ana.
The origin of the name is not known, but there has been some suggestion that it is within the Bible in the Previous Testimony.
There are a few celebrities with the name either as a first name or the last name. Some including author Rudolfo Anaya, Canadian singer Anaya Hayes and soccer player Abraham Anaya.
The name Milo is another brief name, but it is also an impressive and strong name for a little boy that a parent has a few variations to do, one being Mylo.
According to headgamesonline.com, the name Milo is the cousin name of the name Miles and means Soldier or Merciful.
There is one huge historian with the name that gives it such a powerful influence. Milo of Croton was a Roman wrestler who had several different powers and was victorious for winning many battles and was unsurpassed in his profession.
Avery is an amazing name for a little boy. The name first took root over in Europe and is the French version of the name Alfred.
According to headgamesonline.com, the name Avery means To Verify or Elf Ruler in English and it means Sensible in French. There are different variations a parent can choose from when picking this name. Some being: Averie, Avari, Averey, and Avary.
The name is not that popular. Most people have seen it is in movies and television. That is what makes it such a good name though. Not a lot of children will have it.
There are some celebrities such as American soccer player Avery Younger and retired NBA player and former coach Avery Johnson with the name though.
Ingrid is a cute Scandinavian/German name for a little girl.
According to headgamesonline.com, the name Ingrid is of Norse origin and is in reference to the Norse God who was responsible for the Earth’s fertility, peace, and prosperity. The name means Beloved or Lovely. Between the Norse God, it represents, and the meaning behind the name, this is sounding to be a very powerful and perfect name for a little girl.
Nowadays, the name is not as popular as it once. Some would say that it was first made popular back in the 19th century thanks to the well-known Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman. It remained a pretty popular name up until around the 1960s when it retreated backward and basically into the shadows.
The name Bentley has been used throughout the years as a first name for a little boy, or last names for different people and families.
According to headgamesonline.com, the name Bentley is of English origin and means A Clearing Coated with Bent Grass. Just like the car with the same name, the name Bentley is a prestigious, stylish and impressionable name with different variations a parent can choose from such as Bently, Bentlee and Bentlie.
Though Bentley is mainly used as a boy’s name, there are some nations around the world where the name is founded to be a unisex name.
The name Wyatt is a sweet name for a little boy that originally originated from England. The name means Courageous in Conflict and has different variations a parent can choose from such as Wyatte, Wyat, and Wiatt.
According to headgamesonline.com, the name Wyatt first started off as a last name during medieval times before switching over to a first name. The name is defiantly at the bottom of the list of popular names, but it has in fact been used time and again since the 19th century.
Kurt Russel and Goldie Hawn even used it for one of their sons.
The name Temperance is a beautiful name for a little girl that first took root over in England and means Self Control or Moderation.
According to headgamesonline.com, the name Temperance comes with a few cute nicknames a parent can use such as Temp, Tempi or Mood.
The name was first made popular in use during the 16th century, however, as the years went on it started to diminish. One could almost say that it was overused and became old real fast.
The name has started to slowly make its way back up the list though thanks to the television character Dr. Temperance Brennan on the hit show Bones.
Misha is an adorable name that has been mainly used in the past as a nickname for the name Mikhail. Most nations seem to only use it as a boy’s name, but there are a few nations who have chosen to use it as a girl’s name too.
According to headgamesonline.com, the name is of Hebrew and Russian origin and means in Hebrew, Who Resembles God, and in Russian, A Pet Type of Michael.
There are a few celebrity influences with the name, but one big one a lot of people would probably know is Misha Collins, aka Castiel, who plays on the hit CW show Supernatural.
Probability may not sound like a name, but it is. The name is for a little boy and is of French origin.
According to headgamesonline.com, the name means Luck and though it may not be very popular, the name has been used in the past as an alternative to Chauncey and Chase.
There are a few celebrity influences with the name. One being soccer player Probability Bateman, another one is a rapper named Probability and a third is an American baseball player who has the name as a last name, Bob Probability.
Larry King also named his son Probability.
The name Micah is a unisex name that is of Hebrew origin is short for Michael and comes with a few cute nicknames such as Mic or Mike.
According to headgamesonline.com, the name Micah means Who’s Like God and there are a few people from the Previous Testimony with the name which give it fame such as Prophet Micah, Micah son of Mephibosheth, and Micah son of Merib-Baal.
There are a few celebrities with the name too: actor Micah Alberti, English soccer player Micah Richards, and American singer Micah Tyler.
Ainsley is another unisex name, but particularly in the United States, it is used more for women. According to headgamesonline.com, the name Ainsley is of Scottish origin and means One’s, Personal Meadow.
The name has never been overused, nor used in many other nations, which makes it the perfect name for someone looking to name their child something that is barely heard, if ever. There are different variations to the name a parent can choose from such as Ansley, Ainslee or Ainslie.
There are some famous influences to the name such as reporter Ainsley Earhardt and actress Ainsley Howard.
The name Bodhi is defiantly a rare and unique name that is not heard of often, if ever.
According to headgamesonline.com, the name Bodhi is a handsome name for a little boy, but as the times mature it is known to be used as a gender-neutral name. It is of Sanskrit origin and means Awakening or Enlightenment.
There are a few famous influences for the name. Megan Fox and Brian Austin named their son Brodhi, Oliver Hudson named his son it, and Teresa Palmer and Mark Webber also named their son Brodhi.
The name Oakley is an adorable unisex name that has some even more adorable nicknames such as Oak and Lee.
According to headgamesonline.com, the name Oakley means From the Oak or Clearing and is of English origin.
There aren’t many children at all on the name list with this name, so it is perfect for a parent who wants something not often used. There are some celebrities who give the name some influence such as actress Oakley Moran, movie director, and producer James Oakley and American basketball player Charles Oakley.
The name Zea is an adorable and exotic girls name that is short, sweet, and for some reason has never had widespread popularity.
According to headgamesonline.com, the name Zea is of Greek origin and means Wheat, or in different cultures, Life-Giving.
There are different variations a parent can choose if looking to use this name such as: Zia or Ziya.
The name is defiantly one that has not been heard often, and when a parent chooses to give this adorable name to their child, they are guaranteed that no other student will have it. One could also do the name Zealand and use Zea as a nickname. Either way, that child will stand out.