Category Archives: Unique Baby Names

Although in reality there is probably no such thing, parents continually seek out Unique Baby Names. It has been pointed out that when parents choose unique names, or a reasonable approximation of such, they are making their very young child “stand out” from the crowd, even though many of these babies may grow up and wish they did not stand out from the crowd this way. But that reality doesn’t seem to deter parents, or stem the tide of unique baby names.

In Search of Unique Baby Names

There may be no more overused term among all the categories of baby names than “unique baby names.” I get several “Google Alerts” each day in my in-box, and the category with the most alerts, which is one measure of … Continue reading

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Unique Baby Names Spark Discussion

The debate over unique baby names will never end. In the latest salvo, the U.K.’s TimesOnline has published a very lengthy article on unusual baby names, sparked by the baby name chosen by famous British model Jordan and her singer-husband … Continue reading

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Learning To Love The Name Hugo

I came across a fascinating blog post today, from a man named Hugo, who writes about how he learned to love his name. I was struck at the outset by his comment “I grew up hating my name.” When I … Continue reading

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A Boy Named Chevy

Call this one the unique baby name of the week. A couple in Plant City, Florida, decided to honor Dad’s love of automobiles when choosing a name for their first-born son. So they named him Chevy. After the car, not … Continue reading

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Australian School Bans Boy Named “Hell”

An Australian Catholic school has caused a hell of a row, by initially refusing to admit a five year-old boy whose legal name is Max Hell, according to a report by the BBC. Little Max Hell was initially registered at … Continue reading

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How Do You Close A Letter When Your Name Is Sincere?

Friday afternoon is a good time for digging around in the lower reaches of the top 1000 baby names. Sadly, my old favorite ‘Unique’ is no longer a top 1000 name, having slipped off the charts in 2006. And the … Continue reading

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