There has been an increase in the popularity of gender-neutral/unisex baby names over the past couple of years.
Parents are choosing names that are unique and different for a variety of reasons.
I know the baby name process can be difficult and because of that, we have decided to highlight some of the most popular unisex names that can be used for either a boy or girl.
Why Parents Choose Gender Neutral Names?
You may be wondering, why parents would opt to give their baby a unisex name?
There are countless reasons, but some of the main one are possibly, the parent does not
Some parents, simply want to wait til the birth of their baby to find out the gender so they like to have a few intersex names on hand.
Robin, Taylor and Jessie may sound dated to today’s ears, and many parents are looking to help their child stand out.
Top 10 Most Popular Unisex Baby Names
Below is a list of the most popular gender-neutral names right now. This list is constantly changing as names will fall off or be added, depending on the popularity of a given name right now.
Unisex Baby Names That Start with A
The letter “A”, starts the alphabet and it also brings a plethora of gender-neutral baby names. “A” has the most unisex names:
Latin in origin, the name Ace means “number one”, “the best” or “unity”.
Addison has an English origin and it means “son of Adam”.
Aiden/Aidan means “fiery” or “bringer of fire” and it is derived from the Celtic sun god, Aodh.
The name Addler is of German origin and it means “eagle”.
Amari has Greek, Latin, Hebrew and Nigerian origins. In Greek it means “one who will be forever beautiful”. In Latin it means “loved”. In Hebrew it means “promised by God” and in the Yoruba language spoken in Nigeria, Amari means “strong” or “builder”.
Unisex Baby Names That Start with B
There are a ton of different and unique Unisex baby names that begin with the letter B.
The name Bay has an English and French origin. In English it means “sea inlet”, while in French, it means “auburn haired”.
Scottish-Gaelic in origin, the name Blaine is the English version of the name Bláan. The name Bláan was nickname for the Gaelic word “blá”, which means “yellow”.
Blue has an English Origin and it is considered to be one of the more unique unisex names around. The name, Blue is used to describe the color. It can also mean feeling “sad”.
The name Brighton means “bright town” and it has an English origin.
Gender Friendly Baby Names That Start With C
The name Campbell is a girl’s name of Scottish origin meaning “crooked mouth”.
Unisex Baby Names That Start with D
Unisex Baby Names That Start with E
Unisex Baby Names That Start with F
The name comes from an Irish surname, which is derived from the Gaelic word “follamhnus,” which means “superiority.”
Baby Names That Are Gender Neutral That Start with G
Unisex Baby Names That Start with H
Unisex Baby Names That Start with J
Gender-Neutral Baby Names That Start with K
Baby Names That Are Unisex That Start with L
Strong Gender-Neutral Baby Names That Start with M
Baby Names That Are Gender Neutral That Start with N
Gender Friendly Baby Names That Start with O
Unisex Baby Names That Start with P
Cute Gender-Neutral Baby Names That Start with R
Unisex Baby Names That Start with S
Non-Gendered Baby Names That Start with T
Unisex Baby Names That Start with Z
While the list is small as it relates to gender-neutral names for babies that begin with Z, you will be able to find some really amazing names.
Hebrew in origin, Zion is the name for “Israel”
it comes from a Kongo term meaning “the river that swallows all rivers.”
Zayn or Zain is Arabic and it means “beauty, grace”.