These Hipster Unisex Baby Names Are Actually Really Cute | 22 Words

When you become a parent, there's a whole new set of decisions that you'll find yourself making. Cloth diapers or disposables? Breastfeeding or formula (or a mixture of the two)? Bassinet or crib? What color should the nursery be? What will they wear for their coming-home-from-the-hospital outfit?

And, of course, what will their name be?

While all of these decisions are obviously important, choosing a name for your child is something that will, in most cases, affect every single day of the rest of their lives. It's a pretty big deal, to say the least.

There are so many different things to take into account when choosing a name. Do you want to honor any family members? Do you want to determine a nickname ahead of time? How will the name be spelled? Does it matter to you whether it's a popular name, or are you looking for something a bit more off the beaten path?

 

As you make your lists of names, you may find yourself leaning toward unisex options.

Unisex names can be fun and interesting! If you want to avoid anything too frilly or masculine, a unisex name might be the perfect middle ground. Here are 29 unisex names for you to consider for your little one!

Arden

Origin: Celtic Meaning: High forest, to lift up high.

Devon

Origin: Celtic & Old English Meaning: Deep valley dweller, poet.

Remy

Origin: English form of the French name Rémy, which in turn comes from the Latin name, Remigius. Meaning: An Oarsman. Saint Rémy is the patron saint of France.

Avery

Origin: French form of the name, Alfred. Meaning: Protector of the innocent, ruler of the elves.

Quinn

Origin: Anglicized version of the Irish surname, Ó Cuinn. Meaning: Wisdom, intelligence, reason. 

Blake

Origin: Old English — Interestingly enough, from both "blæc" (black) and "blāc" (pale, white). Meaning: Fair-haired and dark.

Finley

Origin: Anglicized form of Gaelic names, Fionnlagh and Fionnla. Meaning: A fair-haired warrior.

Blue

Origin: English Meaning: The color blue.

Clarke

Origin: Old English Meaning: Clerk, or clergyman.

Jules

Origin: Latin, French Meaning: Youthful, or young.

Grey

Origin: English Meaning: The color grey.

Wynn

Origin: Welsh Meaning: Fair, white, joy.

Robin

Origin: Medieval diminutive of , Robert. Meaning: Bright fame, also a reference to the bird of the same name.

Ryan

Origin: Irish Meaning: The little king.

Micah

Origin: Hebrew Meaning: Humble one,  "Who is like God?"

Reid

Origin: Scottish Meaning: Red-haired.

Ellis

Origin: Middle English variant of Elisha. Meaning: "For life" or "for God." Also, "the light of God."

Ira

Origin: Hebrew Meaning: Watchful.

Charlie

Origin: Diminutive of Germanic Charles. Also used as a nickname for Charlotte. Meaning: Strong, soldier, farmer.

Darby

Origin: Irish Meaning: To be free or free from envy.

Marlow

Origin: English Meaning: Derived from the lake by the hill.

Merritt

Origin: English Meaning: The "wished-for child," or "from the boundary gate."

Michael

Origin: Hebrew (same root as Micah). Meaning: Humility, "Who is like God?"

Sloan

Origin: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic surname, O'Sluagháin. Meaning: Many people, warriors.

Blair

Origin: Scottish, Gaelic Meaning: "Dweller on the plain."

Bryce

Origin: Celtic Meaning: Strength, valor.

Evan

Origin: Anglicized form of Gaelic Eóghan, Welsh. Meaning: Youth, "the Lord is gracious."

Jude

Origin: Shortened form of Hebrew Judah/Judas. Meaning: Praise.

Reese

Origin: Anglicized form of Welsh Rhys. Meaning: Enthusiasm.