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The Best Baby Names That Mean Unique 

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Updated February 9, 2018 1.3k votes 288 voters 14.7k views 29 items

With the rise of unique and original baby names, why not go full throttle on the trend and go for names that mean unique, literally? There are many striking baby names with origins related to the term "unique" or similar words that mean special or one of a kind. If you want a name that actually means different, browse the list below. 
 

If you want to bless your baby with a independent sensibility without breaking tradition name-wise, you're in luck! Many names meaning unique are actually classic names that won't leave teachers scratching their heads during roll call. The term Grace means decency with a special beauty, so this can be a great girl name that means unique. The standard, attractive boy names Andy and Anthony also mean unique. 
 

Maybe you want to go for a double whammy, picking a name that both is and means unique. There are plenty of options there as well. Female names like Ayanna and Jovana roughly translate to "unique." Cute out of the box male names include Waheed or Aino. For unisex varieties, try Alverdo or Dominque. 
 

With so many good names that mean unique, it's hard to pick just one. Nevertheless, try to vote for the best below. Give your favorites a thumbs up and please add any special baby names we may have missed.

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Female, English: Grace, which means decency with a special beauty

2
Kaira

Female, Indian: Kaira means Peaceful and Unique

3
Ayanna

Female, African: A unique flower which is forever blooming

4
Juliana

Female, United States: It means downy bearded person or young. They are blessed with a lot of blessings and are organized type of persons. They are unique, inspire and abundant

5
Elenor

Female, English/Greek: A bright individual; they are special

6
Nathaniel

Male, Hebrew: God's special award

7
Anthony

Male, Basque: They are unique, priceless flower and a Roman clan name

8
Lacy

Female, French: Lacy derives from different towns in France, brought to England during the Norman Conquest

9
Apara

Male, Indian/Sanskrit: Matchless; Unique; One who is exclusive and has no equivalent

10
Domenique

Unisex, French: It means someone who is unique and special

11
Zulla

Female, Arabic/Malay: Shade, especially the shade of trees

12
Mercury

Male, Latin: The person who is in social exchange, specially of opinions and attitudes

13
Aino

Male, Finnish: Unique 

14
Judah

Male, Hebrew/Biblical: The praise of God or confessing something. People with this name are unique and discreet

15
Alverda

Unisex, Origins Unknown: A unique name gifted with compassion, resourcefulness, passion, eccentric and altruistic qualities

16
Deb

Female, Hebrew: A prophetess; they have a unique personality

17
Dominique

Female, English: A special person who belongs to the God

18
Jovana

Female, Spanish: They inspire others, control and relief the matters of others. They want to make a different and unique world to attract others

19
Darrin

Male, English/Gaelic: A unique and great individual

20
Andy

Male, English: Brave, unique and manly

21
Jorden

Male, Hebrew/Biblical: The praise of God or confessing something. People with this name are unique and discreet

22
Earl

Male, United States: It means king,warrior or chief in different languages

23
Bita

Female, Arabic: Unique

24
Trinique

Female, French: A pure or unique person

25
Darroll

Male, English: A special person