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Unisex baby names: These are our top picks

Take the stress out of baby naming with these unisex name options

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Unisex baby names are gaining in popularity as parents realize they have more options than ever when it comes to naming their baby. Some parents choose a unisex baby name because they love the name regardless of the gender of their baby, while others choose a unisex name because they are looking to distance themselves from those traditional “boy” or “girl” naming conventions.

Why we love unisex names

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Although gender reveals are still incredibly popular, choosing a unisex baby name allows parents to give their baby a name they love, regardless of their sex. Many unisex baby names fall into the less traditional category, which is perfect for parents looking for something a little more unique for their child. If you’re making a list of potential names for your baby, here are our favorite unisex baby names for consideration.

Atlas

Atlas is the ideal name for any parent who wants their child to travel the world! This name of Greek origin has swiftly begun to climb the ranks of popularity in the U.S. since 2015. Celebrities like Edward Norton and Shay Mitchell have used this unisex name for their children.

Blair

Although Blair originated as a Scottish surname, it has grown popular as a unisex name in North America.

Chase

This name was more popular among boy names, but now Chase is often used by parents looking for a cool, unique unisex name for their daughters. Chase is giving us those athletic vibes.

Dylan

Like Chase, Dylan was once primarily used as a boy name but has grown in popularity in recent years as a common choice for girls. The Welsh name means “son of the sea,” but we can all agree that this is the perfect unisex name for any water baby.

Kai

Kai, often seen as a form of Kaia, is a name of Hawaiian origin dominating unisex name charts. It’s simplistic but far from basic and is a beautiful choice for any parent looking for a dreamy unisex name.

Mackenzie

Mackenzie is another name of Scottish origin that has been adopted from the surname and is almost equally popular as a name for both boys and girls.

Paris

Paris is known as the City of Love, making it the perfect name for your baby. Thanks to public figures like Paris Hilton, it may be known more commonly as a girl’s name, but it is commonly used for both genders.

Morgan

Morgan is one of the most traditional unisex names, making it great for parents who want a combination of the two. You could probably name as many girls as you could boys Morgan, making it a very popular unisex baby name choice.

It can be overwhelming coming up with the perfect moniker for your little one when considering all the incredible name options to choose from, but unisex baby names allow you to choose a name you love regardless of the gender of your baby.

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