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25 "O" Names So Stunning We're Jealous We Didn't Think Of Them First

Who knew it was so hard to name a baby, it seems like such an easy idea. Parents think of all the names they like, they make a list and just figure it out when the time comes. Unfortunately, it is much more than that. First, it takes two people to come to an agreeance on names. Then they have to take into account any nicknames that could come of it, what the meaning is and if there is any chance their baby will face consequences for a decision they made.

Baby names are a very trendy topic right now, everyone wants the newest name and they want to make sure their little one stands out. If they go on to have more than one kid they want all the names to flow together. The best way to do that is to have them all start with the same letter.

There are definitely letters that are seen more often at the front of names, but the letter “O” is not one of them. There are not many names that people can think of that start with this letter, which makes them want it more. This means the name will be unique and one-of-a-kind.

We are here to solve this problem. We have found 25 names that start with the letter “O” that are so surprisingly beautiful parents will wonder why they never thought of them.

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25 Ocean

If you love nature and everything to do with outside than this may be the perfect name for you. It is simple a word name and that means it can work for either a boy or a girl. I think it fits more with a little girl. The name has no place of origin or meaning.

The name does not really need one when it makes you think of the beautiful body of water. In 2017, the name was not ranked when it comes to popularity and it dropped even lower, so this is definitely a name that you won’t hear everywhere.

24 Oria

The name Aria has been a big hit lately among a lot of parents, and if you love the sound of the name but don’t want something that is too super common than Oria may be the right choice for you. The name is an Italian baby name that means “golden.”

The name is not ranked when it comes to popularity, so your little ray of golden sunshine is sure to stand out with this stunning name. All it takes sometimes is a little bit of creativity.

23 Oakley

Oakley is the perfect choice for those parents who are not finding out the gender of their little one until it is born because it is a beautiful and trendy unisex name. The name is of English origin and it means “oak clearing.”

In 2017, when being used as a name for a little girl the name was ranked in at #474 in popularity. It did rise 47% this week alone. When used for a little boy the name is ranked in at #479 so it is pretty even when it comes to both of the genders.

22 Orchid

If you are looking for a floral name for your little princess but you are tired of hearing Lily and Rose, then why not go with Orchid? An Orchid is a beautiful flower and because it is the name of a flower it has no place of origin and meaning. We don’t need one when we just need to look in the garden.

In 2017, the name was not ranked when it comes to popularity, so parents have no quite caught on yet to how beautiful this name is. It did rise 1% this week, so it is slowly making its way into the mainstream.

21 Olive

If you love olives on your pizza or just as an afternoon snack than this is the name for you. Even better is if you craved them during your pregnancy. The name Olive is unique and old, not two things you normally pair together.

The name is considered a nature name from both English and Latin origin and it means “olive tree.” In 2017, the name was ranked in at #256 so it is more common than people probably realize. The name also jumped another 7% this week alone.

20 Orin

Orin is another great name for a little boy and that could be because it resembles the name Aaron which is very popular. The origin of this name is a little different as it doesn’t come from a specific place. It is considered a variation of the names Oren or Oran.

In 2017, the name was not ranked when it comes to popularity, so it is another great choice for parents who want their little boy to stand alone. The name did rise 8% this week so your time is running out.

19 Orlando

There is no shortage of inspiration when it comes to this name. Parents who are a fan of Disney World may love this name. Those that are taken in by the charm of actor Orlando Bloom may also love this name. This name is the Italian variation of the name Roland and means “famous throughout the land.”

In 2017, the name was ranked in at #653 so it is not as popular as some of the other names on our list. It also dropped 3% this week alone.

18 Ophelia

We are heading to Shakespeare for inspiration for our next name that is absolutely stunning and is sure to have everyone talking. This name for your little girl is of Greek origin and it means “help.” She is sure to be there to give mom and dad a helping hand.

In 2017, the name was ranked in at #416 in popularity, so it falls somewhere in the middle of being popular and uncommon. The name did see a very small rise this week, so it may be on its way to a higher ranking.

17 October

We are starting to enter the fall months and if you love this season as much as most people do than this may be the best name for your little one. This name can be used for either a little girl or little boy, but we think there is a certain charm to it that makes it great for a little girl.

The word itself is of Latin origin and it means “eight.” This name is also not ranked when it comes to popularity. This is a perfect alternative to more popular month names such as April, June and may.

16 Oasis

Some names are absolutely beautiful, but it takes some nerve and courage for a parent to choose this for their child. aOasis is one of them. Oasis is simply a word-name, so it has no place of origin or formal meaning, but it has a beautiful sound to it.

The name is also not ranked when it comes to popularity, so it will be sure to make your little one stands out in a crowd. Since it is a word name, it can be used for either a little boy or girl.

15 Octavia

Here is a name that is beautiful, stunning and one you probably won’t hear too often and that is Octavia. This beautiful name comes to us from nowhere else but Latin and it means “eight.” May be the perfect name if you are on your eight babies.

In 2017, the name was ranked in at #593 which makes it super rare, but it does not sound too made up. The name also rose another 10% this week so who knows where this name will go!

14 Odin

We are going to step away from the names for little girls for a moment and go back to those handsome little men in our lives. Odin is a powerful sounding name that is full of personality. This name is pronounced OH-din and it is an old Norse mythology name.

In 2017, the name was ranked in at #368 showing that it has some power and stability in this world. The name also rose 14% this week showing us all that in a couple years this could be a contender for the number one spot.

13 Olympia

Olympia is another one-of-a-kind name that really packs a punch. The name is of Greek origin and it means “from Mount Olympus.” The name is also not ranked when it comes to popularity, but it did rise 14% this week alone.

This name has an athletic and goddess-like aura due to its relation to Mount Olympus which is the home of all the Greek Gods and the Olympic games. It makes a great substitute for the name Olivia which may be too common for a lot of people.

12 Olaf

If parents can get past the image of the talking, walking and singing snowman from the movie Frozen than this may be the name they have been waiting for. Olaf is a sweet and sassy name that is sure to add spunk to any little boy.

The name is of Norse origin and it means “ancestor’s relic.” The name is not currently ranked when it comes to popularity, but it did rise 78% this week alone. Looks like that little snowman’s charm has rubbed off on a lot of parents.

11 Orabella

The world loves names that end with -bella and this is a great alternative to the more common Isabella. Orabella is a sweet name that is reserved for only the sweetest little girls, which is all of them. This name is the Latin version of the name Arabella and it means “beautiful altar.”

The name is not ranked when it comes to popularity, so it is a great choice for all those parents out there who don’t want their little one to share their name.

10 Owen

We start out list with the name Owen which is a pretty standard name for a little boy. It is also listed as a unisex name, so it can be used for either a little boy or a little girl. The name is of Welsh origin and it means “young warrior; well-born.”

According to Nameberry.com, the name was ranked in at #28 in 2017 when it comes to popularity. It is also listed as seeing an increase, so it is going to be a pretty common name on the playground.

9 Oliver

The name Oliver is really popular right now, it is a name that everyone loves and makes for a super cute little boy. The nickname Ollie is also very sweet and charming. The name is of Latin origin and it means “olive tree.”

In 2017, the name was ranked in at #9 so it has broken through the top ten. It is experiencing a slight drop of 5% this week so its days in the top spot may be just about over.

8 Olivia

If you love the name Oliver but you have found out, you are having a baby girl than the name Olivia may be the perfect alternative for you. Olivia is a charming and sweet name for a little girl. The name is also of Latin origin and it means “olive tree.”

In 2017, the name was sitting in the #2 spot when it comes to popularity. Pretty impressive. The name also jumped another 15% this week so when the 2018 list comes out it won’t be surprising to see this name in the number one spot.

7 Olga

Olga is a name that you won’t hear very often on this side of the world for little girls, so it may be the perfect name for parents who are looking for something a bit more exotic sounding. Olga is a Russian name that means “holy.”

In 2017, the name was not ranked at all when it comes to popularity, but it did rise 22% this week alone. The name is much more popular in Russia and the Slavic countries. Parents may need to be brave to use this strong name.

6 Omari

This is a sweet name for your little boy and it is full of spunk. The name is pronounced O-MAH-ree. The name is of Arabic and Hebrew origin and it means “flourishing, thriving and eloquent.” So many wonderful meanings to pass on.

The name is also considered the Swahili version of the name Omar. In 2017, the name was ranked #512 so it is on the radar, but it is not incredibly popular. The name has also seen a slight drop this week, falling 24%.

5 Omar

If you are still stuck on a name for a little boy than maybe you should consider the name Omar. The name is of Arabic origin and it means “eloquent.” You may be raising a future speaker with a meaning like that.

Inn 2017, the name was ranked in at #229 in popularity which may be more popular than people would first think. It also rose 20% more this week alone so there is no telling where this name will end up.

4 Orion

This is another name that is out of this world and not just because it is the name of a constellation. This name is considered a Greek mythology name and it has a lot of charm for a little boy in your life. It also sounds very trendy which is important to parents today.

In 2017, the name was ranked in at #334 making it somewhat common, which is not surprising when you look at the names of today. The name also rose 4% this week alone.

3 Otto

Otto is a great name with a lot of personality and it may just be the name you were looking for when it comes to naming your little boy. The name is of German origin and it means “wealthy.” A good wish for all our children.

In 2017, the name was ranked in at #478 when it comes to popularity and it seems to be staying there for the time being. A perfect name to give your little guy that extra touch of individuality.

2 Ozzy

I am sure when you first hear the name Ozzy you immediately think of the rocker Ozzy Osbourne, but the name is so much more than that and it may be perfect for your little guy. This name is considered the pet name for other names such as Oswald, Osborn and Osmond.

A lot of nicknames have been stealing the spot light and standing on their own and this is another example. This name is also very unique as it is not ranked when it comes to popularity.

1 Odette

We are going to take a break from the names for little boys and go back to names for the little girls in our lives. Odette is a sweet and elegant name that reminds us all of the great south. The name is of French and German origin and it also means “wealthy.”

The name is not ranked when it comes to popularity and it is actually dropping slightly as every week goes by. No one has caught on yet to how charming this name really is.

References: Nameberry.com

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