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Giving your daughter a cool and unique name can be a challenge. Finding the balance between a name that’s not too trendy and not too brow raising isn’t the easiest task. The names below are a good mix of hip while trying to respect the edge of being too “out there”. Take a look and see if you find a name with enough “cool factor” for your little darling.

 

ALIA

Basque
Meaning: “Happy”
Popularity in 2017: #639

 

AMORIE

German
Meaning: “Industrious”

 

AMSTERDAM

Place name

 

AMYA

American invented name

 

ANWEN

Welsh
Meaning: “Beautiful”

 

ARDSLEY

English place name

 

ARMELLE

French
Meaning: “Prince”

 

ARRIONE

Invented name

 

ARTEMISIA

Greek mythology name

 

ASTRID

Scandinavian
Meaning: “Beautiful”
Popularity in 2017: #714

 

ATTICA

Greek and Latin
Meaning: “From Attica”

 

AYMELINE

Modern invented name

 

AZURE

Color name

 

BARDOT

French surname

 

BEATRIX

Latin
Meaning: “Happiness”

 

BERETTA

Word name

 

BERLIN

German place name

 

BEXLEY

English place name
Popularity in 2017: #925

 

BIJOU

French
Meaning: “Jewel”

 

BINX

Modern invented name

 

BJORK

Swedish
Meaning: “Birch”

 

BLAKELYN

Combination of the names Blake + Lynn

 

BLUE

Color name

 

BOWERY

Dutch
Meaning: “Farm”

 

BREAN

Irish
Meaning: “From the fairy place”

 

CALLA

Greek
Meaning: “Beautiful”

 

CARNEGIE

Gaelic surname

 

CAROLA

Feminine form of the Latin Carolus

 

CARSON

Irish and Scottish
Meaning: “Marsh dweller”
Popularity in 2017: #83

 

CASSIOPEIA

Greek mythology name

 

CECE

Latin
Meaning: “Blind”

 

CEDAR

Word name

 

CHANDRA

Hindi
Meaning: “Goddess of the moon”

 

CICELY

Latin
Meaning: “Blind”

 

CLEMENTINE

French
Meaning: “Merciful”
Popularity in 2017: #744

 

CLEO

Greek
Meaning: “Glory”

 

COCO

French pet name

 

COSETTE

French
Meaning: “Little thing”

 

CRESSIDA

Greek
Meaning: “Gold”

 

DAMITA

Spanish
Meaning: “Noblewoman”

 

DANICA

Slavic
Meaning: “Morningstar”
Popularity in 2017: #870

 

DARBY

Irish
Meaning: “Free from envy”

 

DARLYN

Modern invented name

 

DELMI

German
Meaning: “Protector”

 

DEMNA

Unknown origin and meaning

 

DEVON

English place name
Popularity in 2017: #623 

 

DHARMA

Sanskrit
Meaning: “Truth” 

 

DIEM

Latin
Meaning: “Day”

 

DOMINO

Latin
Meaning: “Master” 

 

EDOLIE

English
Meaning: “Noble”

 

EFFIE

Greek
Meaning: “Well spoken”

 

ELAENA

Hebrew
Meaning: “God has answered”

 

ELIDA

Spanish unknown meaning

 

ELIZABELLA

Combination of the names Elizabeth + Bella

 

ENDELLION

Cornish, Gaelic, and Welsh
Meaning: “Fire soul”

 

FALLON

Irish
Meaning: “Leader”

 

FAUSTINE

Latin
Meaning: “Fortunate one”

 

FLETA

English
Meaning: “Swift”

 

FLORIANA

Italian feminine form of Florian 

 

FREESIA

Flower name

 

GARLAND

English
Meaning: “From the spear land”

 

GELSEY

Persian
Meaning: “Flower”

 

GOLDIE

American invented name

 

GRACIA

Spanish variation of Grace

 

GYPSY

English
Meaning: “Wanderer”

 

HALSEY

English
Meaning: “Hallowed island”

 

HARLOW

English
Meaning: “Meadow of hares”

 

HAVEN

English word name
Popularity in 2017: #300

 

HESTER

Persian
Meaning: “Star”

 

HOLLIDAY

Spelling variation of the word Holiday

 

HOLLYN

Spelling variation of place name Holland

 

INDIA

Place name
Popularity in 2017: #890

 

INDIGO

Color name

 

INDIRA

Sanskrit
Meaning: “Beauty”

 

JEM

English short form name

 

JENAYA

Invented name

 

JEZEBEL

Hebrew
Meaning: “Unexalted” 

 

JONES

English surname

 

JOPLYN

English spelling variation of surname Joplin

 

JOURNEE

Word name
Popularity in 2017: #262

 

JUBILEE

Hebrew from the word yobel,
Meaning: “Trumpet of joy” 

 

JUNIPER

Latin
Meaning: “Tree name”
Popularity in 2017: #314

 

KATNISS

Fictional name

 

KENZIE

Scottish
Meaning: “Son of Kenneth”  short form of the name Mackenzie
Popularity in 2017: #370

 

KESTREL

Bird name

 

KINDELL

English
Meaning: “Royal valley” spelling variation of the name Kendall

 

KRISHNA

Sanskrit
Meaning: “God of compassion”

 

LAKEN

Dutch word name
Meaning: “Bed sheet”

 

LARKSPUR

Flower name

 

LARUE

French word name
Meaning: “Street”

 

LANDRY

French
Meaning: “Land ruler”
Popularity in 2017: #848

 

LEDA

Greek mythology name

 

LEIA

Hawaiian
Meaning: “Child of heaven” 

 

LILITH

Hebrew
Meaning: “Of the night”
Popularity in 2017: #491

 

LILOU

French
Meaning: “Lily”

 

LOGAN

Scottish
Meaning: “Hollow”
Popularity in 2017: #5 

 

LORIMER

Latin
Meaning: “Harness maker”

 

LUNA

Latin
Meaning: “Moon”
Popularity in 2017: #37

 

MACKLEY

English surname

 

MAELEE

Combination of the names May + Lee 

 

MAESON

English, feminine spelling variation of Mason
Meaning: “Stone worker”

 

MAPLE

Tree name

 

MAREN

Latin
Meaning: “Sea”
Popularity in 2017: #633

 

MARTINE

Latin
Meaning: “Warlike”  feminine form of the name Martin

 

MARVELA

English
Meaning: “Marvel”  

 

MAVIS

French
Meaning: “Songbird”
Popularity in 2017: #806

 

MAXWELL

Scottish surname
Meaning: “Mack’s stream”
Popularity in 2017: #133

 

MERCER

French
Meaning: “Merchant”

 

MISTY

English from the word mist

 

MONROE

Gaelic
Meaning: “The mouth of Roe river”
Popularity in 2017: #681

 

MOON

Word name

 

MOXIE

English slang word
Meaning: “Spirited”

 

MYLA

English
Meaning: “Merciful” feminine form of the Latin name Milo
Popularity in 2017: #325

 

NAUTICA

Latin
Meaning:  “Of the sea”

 

NEAVE

Irish from Niamh
Meaning: “Bright”

 

NERI

Greek
Meaning: “Ocean spirit”

 

NOLA

Gaelic short form of Fionnuala
Popularity in 2017: #745

 

NOLITA

Latin
Meaning: “Unwilling” spelling variation of the Noleta

 

NOVA

Latin
Meaning: “New”
Popularity in 2017: #95

 

NYSSA

Greek
Meaning: “Goal”

 

OAKLEY

English from oak tree
Popularity in 2017: #479 

 

OLYMPIA

Greek
Meaning: “From Olympus” feminine of Olympios

 

ONDINE

Latin
Meaning: “Little wave”

 

ORIANA

Italian
Meaning: “Golden”

 

OVELIA

Greek variation of Ophelia

 

PAIZLEY

Scottish
Meaning: “Church” spelling variation of Paisley

 

PARTHENIA

Greek
Meaning: “Maiden”

 

PERLA

Spanish variation of Pearl
Popularity in 2017: #794 

 

PERRIN

French
Meaning: “Stone”  feminine of Pierre

 

PERRY

English
Meaning: “Peartree”

 

PETRA

Greek
Meaning: “Rock” feminine form of the name Peter

 

PRAIRIE

Word name

 

POPPY

English flower name
Popularity in 2017: #689 

 

PRUNE

French
Meaning: “Plum”

 

RAMSEY

Scottish
Meaning: “Strong island”

 

RAVENNA

Italian place name

 

REMI

French
Meaning: “Oarsman”
Popularity in 2017: #249

 

RIVA

Hebrew
Meaning: “Maiden” 

 

ROSABEL

Combination of the names Rosa + Belle

 

ROUGE

French
Meaning: “Red”

 

ROWAN

Gaelic
Meaning: “Little red one”
Popularity in 2017: #140

 

ROXY

Nickname for Roxanne

 

RUMOR

Word name

 

SABRA

Hebrew
Meaning: “To rest”

 

SANNA

Scandinavian
Meaning: “Lily flower”

 

SANORA

Place name

 

SCOTLAND

Place name

 

SCOUT

English word name

 

SENECA

Spanish name of a Roman philosopher 

 

SIGRID

Scandinavian
Meaning: “Victory”

 

SKYLAR

Dutch
Meaning: “Scholar”
Popularity in 2017: #47

 

SLOANE

Irish
Meaning: “Fighter”
Popularity in 2017: #220 

 

SOLARA

Latin
Meaning: “The sun”

 

SOLSTICE

French and Latin
Meaning: “Sun stands still”

 

SORREL

French
Meaning: “Reddish brown”

 

SPENCER

English
Meaning: “Keeper of provisions”
Popularity in 2017: #292

 

STELLA

Latin
Meaning: “Star”
Popularity in 2017: #42

 

STEVIE

English nickname

 

TALIA

Hebrew
Meaning: “Dew from heaven”
Popularity in 2017: #312

 

TANSY

Greek
Meaning: “Immortality”

 

TATUM

English
Meaning: “Bringer of joy”
Popularity in 2017: #443

 

TEMPERANCE

Word name

 

TENEBRAE

Christian
Meaning: “Darkness”

 

TRINITY

Latin
Meaning: “Triad”
Popularity in 2017: #160

 

TULSI

Hindi
Meaning: “Basil”

 

TYLEE

Invented name

 

ULANI

Hawaiian
Meaning: “Cheerful”

 

VALDIS

Icelandic
Meaning: “Goddess”

 

VALLEY

Word name

 

VEDA

Sanskrit
Meaning: “Knowledge”
Popularity in 2017: #864

 

VERITY

Latin
Meaning: “Truth”

 

WAVERLY

English
Meaning: “Quivering aspens”

 

WILDA

German
Meaning: “Strive”

 

WINDSOR

English
Meaning: “Riverbank”

 

WINSLET

English place name and surname

 

XAEL

Greek
Meaning: “From the sea” spelling variation of the name Zale

 

XENA

Greek
Meaning: “Guest”

 

YANI

Australian Aboriginal
Meaning: “Peace”

 

ZAHARA

Swahili
Meaning: “Flower”

 

ZELDA

German
Meaning: “Grey battle”
Popularity in 2017: #649

 

ZIPPORAH

Hebrew
Meaning: “Bird”

 

ZOLA

African
Meaning: “Tranquil”