It seems like every kid you meet these days is a Noah or an Olivia, but in fact there are many uncommon baby names out there, ranging from the old-fashioned (Thaddeus) to the conspicuously new (Anakin).
If you’d like to get off the beaten path when it comes to naming your baby, we’ve got a great list of names to spark your imagination! Check out the multitude of interesting baby names that were given in 2017, collected by BabyCenter. This year, the writers sifted through more than half a million reader-submitted names submitted. While not all these names will come as a shocker, we’re sure you’ll be completely charmed by some of them.
“Boston” as a boy’s name? That one surprised me! Who knew?
Scroll through our favorites for both boys and girls, and let us know if you’re planning on going distinctive or mainstream with your baby’s name!
What are your favorites? Let me know!
THE TOP 30 UNCOMMON
GIRL NAMES FOR 2017
THE TOP 30 UNUSUAL
BOY NAMES FOR 2017