The top unusual boy and girl baby names that are trending for 2021

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When it comes to choosing a name for your child, many of us want to stick to traditional monikers.

Playing it safe of course has its benefits; you are not yet sure who your little person will grow up to be and you want to ensure that they will like what they're called.

However, many among us prefer to name our child something unique, enabling them to stand out from the crowd.

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But when it comes to original-sounding names it can be tricky to get it right, so it is good to look at lists for inspiration.

After all, you will know the right one when you see it.

Therefore, you might find it to helpful to read research carried out by the folks at, who have studied thousands of baby names that have been selected by their users in 2020 to work out which ones are in line to be on trend this year.

A spokesman for the company said: "Having assessed over 300,000 names for the stand-out highest climbers over the last 12 months we can predict exactly which name trends are set to take off.

"This is because, outside of official birth registration lists (which are published 18 months behind) ours is the largest, most up-to-date baby names list in the UK – making it guaranteed to bring you the latest trends that might indicate the names that future babies will be given in the year ahead."

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With names such as Hendrix, presumably after the famed rock god, proving popular for boys, and Everleigh topping the girls list, there are a wide range of gorgeous monikers to choose from.

Take a look at the full list below…

The top unusual baby names for boys

  • Hendrix
  • Milan
  • Amir
  • Koby
  • Hector
  • Douglas
  • Dennis
  • Lennie
  • Ernest
  • Barnaby
  • Wilfred
  • Tomos
  • Diego
  • Odin
  • Asher
  • Antonio
  • Amari
  • Zakariya

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    The top unusual baby names for girls

    • Everleigh
    • Alaia
    • Ayat
    • Astrid
    • Mali
    • Elisa
    • Emmy
    • Anayah
    • Ayra
    • Reeva
    • Blake
    • Stella
    • Amaya
    • Josephine
    • Fiadh
    • Liyana
    • Nola
    • Iona
    • Inaya

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