The unique baby names literally no parent chose for their babies last year

Publish Date
Monday, 19 June 2017, 4:15PM

Most parents these days are in search of an unusual name for their baby - and this may just be the list of names for you!

Nameberry compared all the names that were officially given to babies in America in 2016 against their list of baby name ideas in their database.

From that comparison, they were able to find a bunch of names that not one parent had given their child last year.

5,000 names, in fact.

But they decided to narrow down that list to the top 100...

Girls' names that weren't used by parents in 2016:

  • Acantha
  • Araminta
  • Artemesia
  • Bee
  • Bluebell
  • Branwen
  • Calico
  • Capucine
  • Ceil
  • Chandra
  • Christmas
  • Cia
  • Circe
  • Coralia
  • Daffodil
  • Dancer
  • Diablo
  • Eluned
  • Endellion
  • Eulalie
  • Fifer
  • Finola
  • Franny
  • Freesia
  • Frostine
  • Grania
  • HesterIanthe
  • Jericho
  • Jessamy
  • Jocasta
  • Kalindi
  • Kerensa
  • Leocadia
  • Letitia
  • Louisiana
  • Lucasta
  • Ludovica
  • Madrigal
  • Malou
  • Marcellina
  • Mazarine
  • Melisande
  • Minette
  • Morwenna
  • Nephele
  • North
  • Oberon
  • Ottoline
  • Perdita
  • Petronilla
  • Puck
  • Remember
  • Rhonwen
  • Romola
  • Samoa
  • Sanne
  • Season
  • Sheherazade
  • Signy
  • Tally
  • Thaddea
  • Undine
  • Venetia
  • West
  • Whimsy
  • Winsome
  • Zephyrine

Boys' names parents didn't use in 2016:

  • Auberon
  • Averill
  • Bard
  • Bas
  • Basie
  • Beach
  • Cassio
  • Cathal
  • Corentin
  • Drummer
  • Eleazer
  • Falconer
  • Fenno
  • Florent
  • Gower
  • Gulliver
  • Hiawatha
  • Humphrey
  • Kassian
  • Kermit
  • Land
  • Ludovic
  • Merce
  • Mingus
  • Moe
  • Nat
  • Nicholson
  • Night
  • Osgood
  • Pagan
  • Per
  • Pim
  • Piran
  • Placido
  • Puck
  • Rancher
  • Raoul
  • Roald
  • Romilly
  • Roone
  • Rudyard
  • Runyon
  • Salmon
  • Scorpio
  • Septimus
  • Sim
  • Spike
  • Story
  • Taddeo
  • Thibault
  • Thoreau
  • Tibor
  • Traveler
  • Trout
  • Umberto
  • Whistler