100+ Unique Unisex Gender Neutral Baby NamesThe strangest names that lean both ways

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Unisex baby names or ‘Gender Non-Specific Names’ are names that can be given to either a baby boy or baby girl.

Another rising trend is a move away from specifically gendered names and into the world of unisex titles. We’ve decided to bring both of those trends together in this list and created a list of 100 unique unisex baby names!

This trend certainly makes things easier on the day of the birth!

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Addison

Means ‘Son of Adam’.

Ainsley or Ainslee

Originating from a surname, Ainsley is a distinctly Scottish name without gender bias.

Airlie

If you’re a fan of Australia’s tropical coast, this name will suit your baby down to its sandy toes.

Alby

Alby is the name of a suburb in Stockholm, Sweden.  It means ‘Village of Alder Trees’ in Swedish.

Alex

Alex is the shortened form of ‘Alexander’ which means ‘Defender of Men’.

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Andy or Andie or Andee

Simple and delicious.  Andy is a wonderful name for both sexes.  Andy was last popular in 1964 but now that gender-neutral names are more popular – it is rising to the top of the baby name popularity list!

Famous Andy’s include:

  • Andie MacDowell
  • Andy Warhol
  • Andy Griffith

Angel 

It might sound like a girl’s name, but no man personified the name Angel like our favourite man from Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Archer

Archer means ‘Bowman’.  It has Anglo-saxon origin.

Arden 

An English surname that may originate from the Celtic word for ‘high’.

Arlo

A name of unknown meaning, this moniker has been wildly accepted in the world of celebrities and is making its way, very slowly, into the mainstream.

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Arren or Aryn

A slightly less masculine version of the traditional Aaron, this name is ideal for those who just want a toe out of the box.

Asher

This name is perfect for your happy baby boy or girl as Asher means happy or blessed.

Aspen

Traditionally a boy’s name, that tide is now changing and there are an increasing number of Aspen girls now!  It is a gorgeous name that means ‘Quaking’ or ‘Trembling’.  It is also a fancy ski resort in Colorado.

Aubrey

Aubrey is a French name meaning ‘Elf Ruler’.  Perfect for the parents who love The Hobbit!

August

Month names have always been in and out of popularity, but August, in particular, has seen a surge of late, although it remains rare. August is derived from the first Roman Emperor, Augustus who defeated Cleopatra.

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Austin

A name that may have links to Augustine, but is today more associated with the city, Austin remains an unusual and rare name in Australia.

Avery

Avery is a name derived from the formal and traditional name ‘Alfred’.  It means ‘Ruling with Elf wisdom.”.

Bailey

This name has been popular for a few decades now, but still stands the test of time.

Billy or Billie

Means ‘Resolute Protector’.  A really pretty name for either sex.

Blaine or Blane

Thought to mean ‘yellow’ in Gaelic, this is a name that would suit any golden-haired baby.

Blair

Coming from a Scottish surname meaning ‘field’, this might seem like a masculine name, but as we know from Gossip Girl, that is not the case.

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Blake

Blake is an Old English name meaning ‘Shining Bright’. Famous Blake’s include:

  • Blake Lively
  • Blake Sheldon

Bodhi

This mindful name harks back to the tree that Buddha sat under to gain enlightenment. Bodhi became popular when the original Point Break movie came out – it is a popular baby name in the United States.

Braidy or Brady

An unusual twist on Brady, this unisex name comes originally from an Irish surname.

Brennan

More of a boys name in the past, another sturdy surname first name making the rounds in 2018.

Brent

Means ‘Burnt Land’ which is great for us here in Australia.

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Brett

Brett has always been a boys name in the past, but it makes for a really beautiful girls name too. It is a French name meaning ‘Breton’ or someone from Brittany in France.  Famous Brett’s include:

  • Brett Favre, football player
  • Brett Butler, Actress

Brodie or Brody

Another Irish surname, and a variant of Brody, this title was a place name that may have meant ‘ditch’.

Brook

An Old English surname, it means ‘Some who lives near water.’

 

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