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20 Lovely Unisex Baby Names You’ll Positively Adore

Unisex everything has become a massive trend in society recently. Unisex toilets, unisex watches, and most recently unisex clothing.

Unisex names have become much more common amongst newer parents, so here’s our absolute top picks, which you’re sure to love!


 

1. Alex

Used as the shortened versions of Alexander or Alexandra, Alex has a strong name meaning “Defender of the people”.

2. Ashley

An earthy name due to it’s origin from the tree of the same name, Ashley can also have various different spellings such as Ashlee or Ashely.

3. Bobby/Bobbie

A popular name in the States, and depending on the sex of your baby, could be seen as taking its influence from either Bob or Roberta.

4. Casey

From Irish decent and most typically used as a surname, Casey has become quite popular in recent years as the use of surnames for a child’s first name becomes more common.

5. Charlie

Charlie is the much more informal take on the name Charles. It is of strong German origin, meaning “man” or “army, warrior”.

6. Erin

A very patriotic name, which many may not know, comes from the Irish for Ireland, Éire.

7. Glenn

From the Scottish for “The Wooded Valley”, Glenn is more typically seen as a boy’s name. However, Hollywood actress Glenn Close has bucked that trend.

8. Harley

Not to be confused with the motorbike of the same name, Harley is an old English name which comes from “The Hares’ Wood”.

9. Jamie

Of English decent, Jamie can be given a more feminine spelling such as Jaymi or Jaimee.

10. Joey

Meaning “God will increase”, Joey has always been in everyone’s mind as our favourite character from US sitcom Friends. As a girls name, it’s the shortened version of Josephine.

11. Josie/Josy

Probably more common on girls than boys, Josie is a form of the more traditional Josephine, which itself was adapted from Joseph.

12. Jude

Of English decent, Jude is more common on boys with Jude Law being the more famous Jude out there.

13. MJ

For those looking for a double-barrelled first name, MJ is one of the better options to choose. Mary-Jane is a cute name for a girl that can be shortened.

14. Morgan

Morgan is a very popular name over in the States, however it is of Welsh decent meaning “great circle”.

15. Perry/Perrie

Sometimes seen as a surname, Perry means “dweller by the pear tree”.

16. Reed

A lovely name especially if your child has a red tinge to their locks, as the meaning is “a reed” or “red haired”.

17. Sam

Always a favourite, Sam has been used as a unisex name for many years. It is the shortened version of Samantha or Samuel.

18. Taylor

For all of the fans of the famous American singer, Taylor comes the English of “the one who tailors clothes”.

19. Tony/Toni

Tony makes a nice alternative to Anthony and Antonia, which are the longer versions or the name.

20. Wallace

Most famous in Ireland from singer Wallace Bird, the name means “foreigner” or “stranger”.


 


About the Author

Eoghan has grown up surrounded by a busy family all of his life, being the youngest of nine children. After studying English in University, he's decided to go back to school and undertake a Masters in Journalism. When not running around after his nephews and nieces, he can be found listening to music or geeking out over a superhero movie.

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