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Uncommon English Baby Names


Choosing a name for your baby is one of the most important decisions you'll make as a parent. It's a name that will stick with them for the rest of their life, so it's important to choose something that they'll be proud of. If you're looking for something unique and uncommon, English baby names are a great place to start. Here are some of the most uncommon English baby names that you may not have heard before.

Girls' Names

1. Adira - meaning 'strong' or 'noble' 2. Anwen - meaning 'very fair' 3. Briar - meaning 'thorny bush' 4. Calantha - meaning 'beautiful flower' 5. Elara - meaning 'bright star' 6. Isadora - meaning 'gift of Isis' 7. Lysandra - meaning 'liberator' 8. Marigold - meaning 'golden flower' 9. Ophelia - meaning 'help' 10. Seraphina - meaning 'fiery'

Boys' Names

1. Alaric - meaning 'ruler of all' 2. Ambrose - meaning 'immortal' 3. Caspian - meaning 'of the sea' 4. Darian - meaning 'upholder of the good' 5. Evander - meaning 'good man' 6. Leif - meaning 'heir' 7. Peregrine - meaning 'traveler' 8. Stellan - meaning 'calm' 9. Thaddeus - meaning 'courageous heart' 10. Zephyr - meaning 'west wind'

Gender-Neutral Names

1. Arden - meaning 'eagle valley' 2. Bellamy - meaning 'fine friend' 3. Ellis - meaning 'benevolent' 4. Finley - meaning 'fair-haired hero' 5. Hollis - meaning 'near the holly trees' 6. Indigo - meaning 'blue dye' 7. Phoenix - meaning 'reborn from the ashes' 8. Rowan - meaning 'little redhead' 9. Sage - meaning 'wise one' 10. Winter - meaning 'the season'

Unique Spellings

If you're looking for a name that's uncommon but still recognizable, you may want to consider a unique spelling. Here are some examples: 1. Axl - instead of Axel 2. Brynlee - instead of Brinley 3. Elyzabeth - instead of Elizabeth 4. Jaxson - instead of Jackson 5. Karsyn - instead of Carson 6. Kynlee - instead of Kinley 7. Madalyn - instead of Madeline 8. Raelynn - instead of Raylene 9. Ryleigh - instead of Riley 10. Zayne - instead of Zane


Choosing a name for your baby is a personal decision, and there's no right or wrong choice. If you're looking for something unique and uncommon, English baby names offer a wide range of options. Whether you choose a traditional name with a unique spelling or a completely unheard-of name, the most important thing is that you and your child love it. Good luck with your search!