Unisex Baby Names
The best unisex baby names (17 Photos)
Unisex Baby NamesUnisex baby names are at an all-time high, with names like Jadyn, Addison, Morgan and Cameron on the climb. The beauty with a well-chosen gender-neutral name is that can really suit any personality and is always fairly classic or charming. Read on for our favourites.
AubreyIts source is Alberich, an Ancient Germanic name meaning "Magical advisor." There couldn't be a more charming meaning for this cute and interesting moniker.istockphotos
Its source is Nikola, a Greek name meaning "Victorious people."
While essentially feminine, the name Cole has transcended that definition and is a lovely first name for modern boys or girls.
Its source is ryge leah, an Old English name meaning "Rye clearing."
Riley was a top 100 baby name for girls in the US from 2000-2003, and remains popular.Gonzalo Merat (flickr/CC)
Its source is Ruadhan, a Gaelic name meaning "Red one."
Also the name of a red-berried tree, this lovely name is growing in popularity with both boys and girls. Rowena and Rhonwen are the feminine longforms. Celeb note: Sharon Stone's boy is named, Roan, a variation of the same.Edgar Barany (flickr/CC)
Meaning “counsel”, of Irish origin.
A popular unisex name, it’s still predominately used among male babies, though its usage in Glee and other big, mainstream television shows is quickly changing that.
Its source is taillier, a Norman French name meaning "To cut."
Girl usage has seen an increase following the rise of songbird Taylor Swift.Fedele Marco aka MenfiS (flickr/CC)
Meaning “sad”, of Celtic origin.
A name once reserved for the boys – it’s said to have first belonged to a knight of the round table – it’s now a trendy, in-demand choice for girls, as well.istockphoto
Meaning “harp player”, of English origin.
A surname name that hit it big, Harper is a moniker that was popular in the early 1900s for boys. A hundred years went by before it regained its status, and it’s now centre stage once again, this time as an in-demand girl name.kmroselle (flickr/CC)
Meaning “gift”, of Hebrew origin.
A name traditionally used for boys, it’s become a name popular amongst the female set over the last two decades.istockphoto
Meaning “defending warrior”, of Greek origin.
One of the most popular unisex names, it’s as popular with boys as with girls, and kids of either gender with this name don’t run the risk of being called out on having a “girl” or “boy” name.jasohill (flickr/CC)
Meaning “industrious”, of German origin.
A name quickly growing in popularity, it’s been traditionally used amongst baby girls but an influx of baby boys given the moniker in the past few years has launched it into unisex territory.Istockphoto
Its source is ceorl, an Ancient Germanic name meaning "Freeholder."
Charles is a solid naem for boys, but we swoon over Charlie for girls. Celeb usage includes the daughters of of Rebecca Romijn and Jerry O'Connell and Julie Chen and Les Moonves.Tasaya Tasnaphun (flickr/CC)
Meaning “warrior”, of Russian origin.
A unisex name that’s both rugged for boys and ladylike for girls, it’s grown considerably in usage in the past 10 years.istockphoto
Its source is an English expression meaning "A waterway."
Actress Keri Russell recently used it for her son, as did Taylor Hanson.Gonzalo Merat (flickr/CC)
Its source is fred ric, an Ancient Germanic name meaning "Peaceful ruler."
Whether it's short for Freda, Frederick or Fredericka, Freddie is adorable--especially for a happy girl.Philippe Put (flickr/CC)
Meaning “fighting man’s estate”, of English origin.
A name once popular solely among the male sector, it’s now shifted and is most commonly used for little lasses. (NFL player, Peyton Manning, may have had something to do with that.)
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