Picking a baby name can be pretty challenging.  There is a rising trend to move away from gender-specific names towards unisex names.  Many parents who might be waiting until babies arrival to know the gender, may opt to agree upon a gender neutral name that can be used either way.  Whatever the reason may be, here are the top unisex baby names A-Z for 2018!

80. Addison

The name Addison, pronounced (A-di-sen) means Child of Adam.  The origin of the name is English.  There are variations to the spelling of the name, including: Addisyn, Adison, Adyson, or Addyson.

Most famously known with the name Addison include: Addison Riecke (TV Actress) and Addison Russell (Baseball Player), or for those Grey’s Anatomy  or Private Practice fans out there, Dr. Addison Montgomery played by Kate Walsh, is another place you may have heard this name!

79. Alex

The name Alex, pronounced (A-liks) means Defender Of The People. The origin of the name is English.  Short for Alexander or Alexandra, this name may also be spelled: Alix, though quite uncommon.

Most famously known with the name Alex include: Alex Rodrigues (Baseball Player), or female American soccer player and Olympic gold medalist, Alex Morgan.

78. Aiden

The name Aiden, pronounced (AY-din) means Little Fire. The origin of the name is Irish. The most common alternate spelling of the name Aiden is Aidan. Other spellings include: Ayden, Aydan, Aydin, Aedan, Aidyn, and Aadyn. Nicknames for the name Aiden include Addie, Ahd, and Denny.

Most famously known with the name Aiden include actors Aidan Quinn, Aidan Gould, and Aidan Devine.  Aidan is also a popular name among European football players, including Aiden Palmer, Aidan Price, and Aidan O’Kane.  Fictional characters with the name Aiden include Aiden from the book The Secret of Kells.  Aiden is a character from Anne Curtis Klause’s novel, Blood and Chocolate, and Aidan Lynch is from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling.

77. Ali

The name Ali, pronounced (A-lee) means Noble, Sublime. The origin of the name is Arabic.  The most common alternate spelling for the name Ali is Aly.

Most famously known with the name include: Ali Larter (TV Actress), Ali Wong (Comedian), Ali Landry (Model), and is another popular name among many male music professionals and soccer players, to boot!

76. Avery

The name Avery, pronounced (AY-ve-ree) means Elf Ruler. The origin of the name is English.  A form of the name Aubrey, this is yet another unisex name that has been growing in popularity.   Alternate spellings of the name include: Averie and Aeverie.

Most famously known with the name include: Avery Bradley (Basketball Player) and Avery Schreiber (Comedian).

75. Bailey

The name Bailey, pronounced (BAY-lee) means Bailiff, Steward, Law Enforcer. Derrived from the word ‘baili’, the origin of this name is English.  Variations of spelling for this name inlcude: Bailee, Baily, Baili, or Baley.

Most famously known with the name include: Bailey McKnight (YouTube Star) and Bailey Chase (TV Actor).

74. Blair

The name Blair, pronounced (BLAYER) means Field Or Plain. The origin of the name is Scottish.  An alternative spelling for the name Blair is Blaire.  This might seem like a masculine name, but as we know from Gossip Girl, that is not the case.

Most famously known with the name Blair include: Blair Redford (Soap Opera Actor), Blair Underwood (TV Actor), Blair Walsh (Football Player), and Blair Brown (Movie Actress).

73. Blake

The name Blake, pronounced (BLAYK) means Pale Blond One Or Dark.  The origin of the name is English.  Perfect for a boy or girl, this name is quite popular.

Most famously known with the name Blake include: Blake Shelton (Singer), Blake Lively (Actress) and Blake Griffin (Basketball Player).

72. Brady

The name Brady, pronounced (BRAY-dee) means Descendant Of Bradach.  The origin of the name is Irish.  A variation of the spelling for the name Brady is Bradie.

Most famously know with the name Brady inlcude: Brady Tutton (TV Actor), Brady Reiter (TV Actress) and Brady Quinn (Football Player).

71. Brodie

The name Brodie, pronounced (BROH-dee) means Name Of A Scottish Castle. The origin of the name is Scottish.   The name Brodie is also commonly spelled, Brody.  The name is common on it’s own, or it may be short for Broderick.

Most famously known with the name Brody include: Brody Jenner (Reality Star), Brodie Clementi (Country Singer), and Brody Dalle (Punk Singer).

70. Brook

The name Brook, pronounced (BRUWK) means Small Stream. The origin of the name is English.

Most commonly known with the name Brook include, Brook Lopez (Basketball Player) and Brook Kerr (Actress).

69. Cameron

The name Cameron, pronounced (KAM-rin), means Bent Nose. The origin of the name is Scottish.  The variations on spelling the name Cameron inlcude: Camron, Cameryn, or Camaron.

Most famously known for the name inlcude: Cameron Diaz (Movie Actress) and  Cameron Monaghan (TV Actor).

68. Carmen

The name Carmen, pronounced (KAHR-min) means Poem or Song. The origin of the name is Latin. The name Carmen may also be spelled: Karmyn or Carmin.

Most famously known for the name include: Carmen Electra (TV Actress) and Carmen Argenziano (Actor).  Carmen is also the name of actor Alec Baldwin’s daughter, sister to Ireland Baldwin.

67. Casey

The name Casey, pronounced (KAY-see) means Vigilant In War. The origin of the name is Irish.  Alternatively, the name Casey may be spelled: Kasey, Kacie, Casie, or Kaci.

Most famously known for the name include: Casey Cott (TV Actor), Casey Affleck (Movie Actor), and Casey Burke (TV Actress).

66. Cassidy

The name Cassidy, pronounce (KA-si-dee) means Curly Haired. The origin of the name is Irish.  Alternative spellings for the name Cassidy, inlcude: Cassity, Cassaday, or Cassidi.

Most famously known for the name include: Cassidy Everler (Model) and Cassidy (Rapper).

65. Cody

The name Cody, pronounced (KOH-dee) means Descendant Of Oda. The origin of the name is English.  There are variations to the spelling of the name, including: Codey or Codie.  Still, most commonly known as a male name, this name is growing in popularity for females, too.

Most famously known for the name Cody include: Cody Simpson (Pop Singer), Cody Christian (TV Actor), and Cody Bellinger (Baseball Player).

64. Corey

The name Corey, pronounced (KOH-ree) means Hollow or Dweller of the Hallow. The origin of the name is Irish.  The most common alternate spelling to the name Corey is Cory.

Most famously known for the name Corey include: Corey Haim (Actor) and Corey Feldman (Actor).

63. Dakota

The name Dakota, pronounced (Duh-KOH-tuh) means The Allies or Friend.  The origin of the name is Native American.  The most common alternate spelling to the name Dakota is Dakotah.

Most famously known with the name Dakota include: Dakota Fanning (Movie Actress), Dakota Johnson (Movie Actress), and Dakota Goyo (Movie Actor).

62. Declan

The name Declan, pronounced (Deck-lan), has been popular with boys in the past, but has been appearing as a girls name of late.  The meaning of the name Declan is Full Of Goodness. The origin of the name is Irish.

Common nick names for the name Declan include Dec and Dee. Famous people with the name Declan tend to be of Irish descent. Athletes include Declan Kidney, Declan Meehan, and Declan O’Sullivan. Musicians include Declan Affley and Declan deBarra. Declan is even the real first name of musician Elvis Costello.  The television show Degrassi: the Next Generation has a character named Declan Coyne which you may have heard as well.

61. Devon

The name Devon, pronounced (De-vun) or (Dev-in) may mean Defender.  While some parents may choose to change the spelling of the Irish name Devin to Devon, while retaining the Gaelic meaning Poet.  Unaltered, the origin of the name Devon is English.

Most famously known with the name Devon include: Devon Bostick (Actor), Devon Sawa (Actor), and models Devon Windsor and Devon Aoki.  Baseball Player, Johnny Damon even chose the name Devon Rose for his daughter born in 2007.

60. Drew

The name Drew, pronounced (Droo) means Manly. The origin of the name is English.   The name Drew originally comes from “Andrew”, which means “manly and masculine”.  Despite it’s masculine definition, this name is popular among males and females.

Most famously known with the name Drew include: Drew Barrymore (Actress/Producer), Drew Brees (Football Player), Drew Carey (Game Show Host) and Drew Scott (TV Show Host) — to name a few.

59. Dylan

The name Dylan, (Dih-luhn) means Son (or Daughter) Of The Sea. The origin of the name is Welsh<.   Alternatively you may see the name spelled Dylin.

Most famously known with the name Dylan include: TV actors Dylan O’Brien, Dylan Sprouse and Dylan Minnette.  Dylan is also a popular baby name among Celebrity parents Robin Wright and Sean Penn — who named their daughter Dylan, born in 1991, as well as Catherin Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas — who named their son Dylan, born in 2000 — to name just a few.

58. Eden

The name Eden, pronounced (EE-duhn) means Paradise. The origin of the name is Hebrew.   Though often thought to be a female name, this name too is growing in popularity for males, too.

Most famously known with the name Eden, include: Eden Sher (TV actress), Eden Hazard (Soccer) Player, and Eden McCoy ( TV actress).   Actress Marcia Cross, famously known as Bree Van de Kamp on Desperate Housewives, chose the name Eden for her daughter born in 2007.

57. Eli

The name Eli, pronounced (EE-lie) means Height. The origin of the name is Hebrew.  Eli can also be a diminutive form of the name Elijah.

Most famously know with the name Eli include: Eli Manning (Football Player) and Eli Wallach (Movie Actor).  Other Eli’s to note include celebrity children Eli Mayer – son of the Twilight series author Stephanie Meyer, Eli Tambor – son of actor Jeffrey Tambor, and Eli Ingram – daughter of musician Jack Ingram — to name a few.

56. Emery

The name Emery, pronounced (Ehm-er-ee) means Ruler of Work, Powerful Home. The origin of the name is English.  Alternatively, the German meaning of the name Emery is: Brave, powerful.

Originally an English Surname, you may have heard of Ray Emery (Hockey Player) and Julie Ann Emery (TV Actress).  Nicknames for Emery include Em, Emma, Emmy, Mimi and Remy.

55. Evan

The name Evan, pronounced (EH-vin) means God Is Good. The origin of the name is Welsh.  Variations of the spelling include: Evin and Evyn.

Most famously known with the name Evan, inlcude: Evan Peters (TV Actor), Evan Ross (Movie Actor) and Evan Rachel Wood (Movie Actress).

54. Finley

The name Finley, pronounced (FIN-lee) means Fair Warrior. The origin of the name is Scottish.

Most famously known with the name Finley include:  Finley Jacobson (Movie Actor) and many celebrities with the last name Finley, including: Greg Finley (TV Actor),  Matthew Finley (TV Actor), and Hala Finley (TV Actress) — to name a few.  Famed pop singer Lisa Marie Presley and musician Michael Lockwood also chose the name Finley for their daughter born in 2008.

53. Flynn

The name Flynn, pronounced (FLIN) means Descendant Of The Red-haired Man. The origin of the name Flynn is Irish.  Flynn is an Irish surname that was more popular among boys, but there have been a number or parents turning the table on this name.

Most famously known with the name Flynn include: Flynn Morrison (TV Actor) and Flynn McHugh (Movie Actor).  Celebs Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom also chose the name Flynn for their son born in 2011.

52. Francis

The name Francis, pronounced (FRAN-sis) means Liberated, Free. The origin of the name Francis is Latin.  This name is a popular unisex name with nicknames such as Alflie, Fran, Frank, Frankie, and Francie — to name a few.

Most famously know with the name Francis include: Francis Ford Coppola (Director) and Francis Lawrence (Director).  Celebs that have used the name Francis include: Ashley Jensen (Actor), Brendan Fraser (Actor) and Liam Gallagher (Musician) who used this name for their sons, and Danny Masterson (TV Actor) used the name Francis for his daughter born in 2014.

51. Glenn

The name Glenn, pronounced (GLEHN) means From The Wooded Valley. The origin of the name is Scottish. Variations of the spelling of the name Glenn include: Glen, Glyn, and Glynn.

Most famously known with the name Glenn include: Glenn Close (Movie Actress), and Glenn Gould (Musician).  Actor/Musician Donny Osmond also chose the name Glenn for the middle name of his son born in 1990.

50. Grey

The name Grey, pronounced (GRAY) means Grey-haired. The origin of the name Grey is English.  The name may also be seen spelled: Gray.

Most famously known with the name Grey is TV Actor Grey Damon.  Molly Sims and Scott Stuber also chose the name Grey for their son born in 2017.

49. Hadley

The name Hadley, pronounced (HAD-lee) means Heather Field.  The origin of the name is English.  Originally and English surname, the name Hadley has become a popular unisex name choice more recently.

Most famously known with the name Hadley is Hadley Belle Miller (Voice Actress).

48. Harlow

The name Harlow, pronounced (HAR-loh) means From The Mound Of The People. The origin of the name Harlow is English.  From a location surname that may have meant ‘rock hill’, Harlow is a trendy unisex name for your little one.

Most famously known with the name Harlow would be daughter of Joel Madden (Musician) and Nicole Richie (Reality TV Star) who was born in 2008.

47. Harper

The name Harper, pronounced (HAR-per) means Harp Player. The origin of the name Harper is English. Harper is an occupational surname for people who played the harp for a living.

Most famously known with the name Harper be Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird.  Additionally, David and Victoria Beckham named their daughter Harper, born in 2014.  David Grohl (Musician), Neil Patrick Harris (Actor) and Brandon Barash and wife Kirsten Storms all named their daughters Harper in 2009, 2010, and 2014, respectively.

46. Hayden

The name Hayden, pronounced (HAY-din) means From The Hay Downs. The origin of the name is English.  This unisex name is growing in popularity too!  Variations of the spelling include: Haden, Haiden, and Haydan.

Most famously known with the name Hayden include: Hayden Christensen (Actor), Hayden Panettiere (Actress, and Hayden Byerly (Actor).  Tyler Florence (TV Chef) and Joel McHale (Actor) both chose the name Hayden for their sons born in 2007 and 2008, respectively.

45. Indiana

The name Indiana, pronounced (In-dee-ana) means Land Of Indians. The origin of the name Indiana is American.  Thought there are no celebrity’s with the name Indiana, it is the name of movie character Indiana Jones, invented by George Lucas.

Casey Affleck (Actor) chose the name Indiana for his son born in 2004, and later Ethan Hawke (Actor) chose the name Indiana for his daughter born in 2011.

44. James

The name James, pronounced (JAYMZ) means Supplanter. The origin of the name James is Hebrew. James is a common and timeless name, popular for decades. Common nicknames for the name James include Jim, Jimmy, Jamie, or Jame.

Famous people with the name James include: James Cameron (Director) as well as actors James Dean, James Franco, James Woods, James Earl Jones, and James Cagney. Authors include James Joyce, James Baldwin and James Patterson. James is also the name of many U.S. Presidents including: James Madison, James Polk, James Buchanan, and James Monroe. James Brown and James Galway are famous musicians.  Lastly, one of the most famous fictional characters named James is James Bond, a British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming.

43. Jamie

Like James, the meaning of the name Jamie is Supplanter. The origin of the name Jamie is English. Whether having a boy or girl, this name would be adorable for either gender!  Variations in the spelling of the name include: Jaimie, Jaimee, Jaymee, and Jaymi.

Most famously know with the name Jamie include: Jamie Lee Curtis (Actress), Jamie Lynn Spears (TV Actress), Jamie Foxx (Movie Actor), Jamie Dornan (Actor) , and Jamie Oliver (Chef) — to name only a few.

42. Jordan

The name Jordan, pronounced (JOHR-din) means To Flow Down.  The origin of the name Jordan is Hebrew.  Variations in the spelling of the name include: Jordyn, Jordin, Jorden, and Jordon.

Most famously known with the name Jordan include: Jordan Speieth (Golfer) and Jordan Peele (Comedian).  Dierks Bentley (Musician) named his daughter Jordan, born in 2010.  Similarly “Bono” (Musician) and Randy (Jackson) also named their daughters Jordan .  Taylor Hanson (musician) named his son Jordan in 2002. Quite a popular name choice for people in the music business apparently!

41. Jules

The name Jules, pronounced (JOOLZ) means Youthful, Downy. The origin of the name Jules is French.   Jules is also a common American nickname for Julie, Julia, or Julian.

Most famously known with the name Jules would be author Jules Verne.

40. Keegan

The name Keegan, pronounced (Kee-gen) means Descendant Of The Fiery One. The origin of the name Keegan is Irish.  The most common alternate spelling of the name is Kegan.

Most famously known with the name Keegan include: Keegan-Michael Key (Actor/comedian), Keegan Allen (TV Actor), and Keegan Connor Tracy (TV Actress).

39. Kendall

The name Kendall, pronounced (KEHN-del) means Valley Of The River Kent.  The origin of the name is English.  A common variation of the spelling is Kendal.

A surname that was once an English place name, this unisex name has a classic, even posh feel to it.  Most famously known with the name is Kendall Jenner (Model).

38. Kennedy

The name Kennedy, pronounced (KEH-ne-dee) means Helmeted warrior. The origin of the name Kennedy is Irish.  Another spelling variation of the name is Kennedi.

A popular surname, Kennedy is growing in popularity for little boys and girls.

37. Lane

The name Lane, pronounce (LAYN) means From The Lane. The origin of the name is English. 

Originally an English Surname it would make a cute name for a baby boy or girl.

36. Logan

The name Logan, pronounced (LOH-gen) means From The Hollow. The origin of the name Logan is Irish.

Most famously known with the name Logan include: Logan Lerman (Movie Actor), Logan Shroyer (TV Actor), and Logan Browning (Movie Actress).  Logan is also Wolverine’s alias in the X-men comic book and movie franchise.

35. London

The name London, pronounced (LUHN-den) means The Great River. The origin of the name London is English.

London has been growing in popularity for celebrity babies too.  Carson Daily named his daughter London, born in 2012.  Guns N’ Roses Saul “Slash” Hudson, also chose the name London for his son Born in 2002.

34. Mackenzie

The name Mackenzie, pronounced (me-KEHN-zee) means Child of the Wise Leader. The origin of the name Mackenzie is Scottish.

Most famously known with the name Mackenzie include: Mackenzie Foy (Movie Actress) and  Mackenzie Davis (Movie Actress).  Famous novelest J.K. Rowling also chose the name Mackenzie for her daughter born in 2005.

33. Madison

The name Madison, pronounced (MA-di-sen) means Son Of Matthew. The origin of the name Madison is English. This is yet another surname that has become widely used as a first name.  Variations on the spelling of the name Madison include: Maddison, Maddyson, Madyson, Madisyn, Madysen, and Madisen.

Most famously known with the name Madison inlcude: Madison De La Garza (TV Actress), Madison Wolfe (Movie Actress) and Madison Bumgarner (Baseball Player).  Madison is also the name of daughters to musician Melanie Brown (born in 2011) and daughter of actor Johnny Knoxville (born in 1996).

32. Mason

The name Mason, pronounced (MAY-sen) means Stone Worker, Brick Layer. The origin of the name Mason is French.  Mason originated as an English occupational surname used for men who worked with stone or brick. The name originated from the same language roots as the verb “to make.”  Variations of the spelling of the name Mason include: Masen and Macyn.

Mason is a popular name choice among many celebs including: Kourtney Kardashian, Cuba Gooding Jr., Kelsey Grammer, and Melissa Joan Hart who all named their little ones Mason.

31. Morgan

The name Morgan, pronounced (MOHR-gin) means Great Circle. The origin of the name Morgan is Welsh.

Most famously known with the name Morgan include: Morgan Freeman (Movie Actor) and Morgan Rielly (Hockey Player).  Morgan is also the name of son to actor Neal McDonough (born in 2005) and daughter to actress Gretchen Mol (born in 2011).

30. Noel/Noelle

The name Noel, pronounced (noh-EHL) means Born On Christmas Day. The origin of the name Noel is French.

Most famously known with the name Noel include: Noel Gallagher (Guitarist) and Noel Fisher (Movie Actor).  Noel is also middle name to Kim Kardashian as well as daughter of Keisha Nash (Actress) and Forrest Whitaker (Actor) who was born in 1996.

29. Oakley

The name Oakley, pronounced (OHK-lee) means From The Oak Tree Field. The origin of the name Oakley is English.

Most famously known as an English surname of Annie Oakley, American Old West sharpshooter, this name may grow on you as a first name to your little one.

28. Owen

The name Owen, pronounced (OH-ehn) means Desire Born. The origin of the name Owen is Welsh.  Common nicknames include: Owe, Wayne, and Wen.

Most famously known with the name Owen  is Owen Wilson (Actor).  This name made the list not because it is something of a common boys name, but because it’s becoming quite an unusual girls name. Singer-songwriter Michelle Branch named her daughter Owen in 2005.

26. Parker

The name Parker, pronounced (PAHR-ker) means, Park Keeper, Gamekeeper.   The origin of the name Parker is English.

Most famously known with the name Parker include: Parker Posey (Movie Actress) and Parker Stevenson (TV Actor).  Parker is also the name of musician Clay Aitken’s son (born in 2008) as well as Rosie O’Donnell’s son (born in 1995).  Parker is also the name of athlete Jonathan Papelbon’s daughter (born in 2008).

25. Peyton

The name Peyton, pronounced (PAY-ten) means From a small town.  The origin of the name Peyton is English.  A common alternative spelling for the name Peyton is Payton.

Most famously known with the name Peyton include: Peyton Manning (Football Player), Peyton Meyer (TV Actor), and Peyton Elizabeth Lee (TV Actress).

24. Piper

The meaning of the name Piper is Flute Player. The origin of the name Piper is English. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.

Most famously known with the name Piper include: Piper Perabo (Actress) and Piper Laurie (Actress).

23. Quinn

The name Quinn, pronounced (KWIN) means Descendent Of Conn.  The origin of the name Quinn is Irish.  Originally an Irish surname, this name shot to popularity in several countries not so long ago, in both boys’ and girls’ lists.  The name Quinn may also be spelled Quinne.

Most famously known with the name Quin include: Quinn Liebling (TV Actor), Quinn Cook (Basketball Player), Quinn Lord (Movie Actor), Quin Sheppard (Movie Actress) and Quinn McColgan (Movie Actress).   Quinn is also the name of the son of actress Sharon Stone (born in 2006), and daughter of actor Coby Bell (born in 2008).

22. Reagan

The name Reagan, pronounced (RAY-gen) means Little King. The origin of the name Reagan is Irish.  Alternatively it may be spelled Raegan.

Probably most well known as the surname of the former U.S. President Ronald Reagan, it has grown in popularity as a first name among children of both genders.  Most famously known with the name Reagan is: Regan Gomez-Preston (TV Actress).

21. Reese

The name Reese, pronounced (REES) means Running. The origin of the name Reese is Welsh.  Variations on the spelling of the name Reese include: Reiss or Reis.

Most famously known with the name Reese include: Reese Witherspoon (Movie Actress), Reese Hartwig (Movie Actor), Reese Mishler (Movie Actor) and Reese LaFlare (Rapper).  Reese is also middle name of daughter to actress Andrea Roth (born in 2010) and middle name of son to actor Ryan Phillippe and Actress Reese Witherspoon (born in 2003).

20. Remy

The name Remy, pronounced (Reh-MEE) means Oarsman or Remedy. Thought to derive from the either the name Remigius “oarsman” or the name Remedius “remedy”, Remi is a French name that has seen popularity as a unisex name in English-speaking countries.

Most famously known with the name Remy include: Remy Ma (Female Rapper) and Remy Thorn (Movie Actor).

19. Riley

The name Riley, pronounced (RIY-lee) means Valiant.  The origin of the name Riley is Irish.  Variations of the spelling include: Ryleigh, Ryley, and Rileigh.

Most famously known with the name Riley include: Riley Smith (Movie Actor), Riley Keough (Movie Actress) and Riley Voelkel (TV Actress).  Riley is also the name of daughters of celeb chef Richard Blais (born in 2008) and actor Howie Mandel (born in 1992).  Riley is also name of the son to actress Holly Marie Combs (born in 2006).

18. River

The name River, pronounced (RIH-ver) means Tranquil Water. A nature-lovers name, River has been seen on girls and boys all over the world, and it isn’t out of style yet. The origin of the name River is English.

Most famously known with the name River is River Phoenix(Actor).

17. Rory

The name Rory, pronounced (ROH-ree) means Red King. The origin of the name Rory is Irish.  Popular in Ireland and Scotland, this name was originally a boys name, but the ladies have embraced it.  The name Rory is also used as a diminutive form of Roderick.

Most famously known with the name Rory include: Rory McIlroy (Golfer) and Rory Culkin (Movie Actor).  Rory is also the name of the son of business person Bill Gates (born in 1999) as well as daughters of actress Melora Dian Hardin (born in 2001) and musician Roger Taylor (born in 1986).

16. Rowan

The name Rowan, pronounced (ROH-en) means From The Rowan Tree. The origin of the name Rowan is English.  Originating from either an Irish surname, or from the Rowan tree, this name is very popular in Canada, but has yet to grow on Australian shores.  The name Rowan may also be seen spelled Rowynn.

Most famously known with the name Rowan include: Rowan Atkinson (Comedian/Actor) aka “Mr Bean”, and Rowan Blanchard (TV Actress).  Rowan is also the name of actress Brooke Shields daughter (born in 2003) and son of musician Chantal Kreviazuk (born in 2003).

15. Ryan

The name Ryan, pronounced (RIY-en) means Descendant Of The King.  The origin of the name Ryan is Irish.  The name is perfect for a baby who’s about to be spoiled with love and affection. Variations in spelling may include: Ryean and Ryann).

Most famously known with the name Ryan include: Ryan Gosling ( Movie Actor), Ryan Reynolds (Movie Actor), Ryan Lochte (Swimmer), Ryan Phillipe (Movie actor/Producer) and Ryan Seacrest (Radio personality, TV host).

14. Sam

The name Sam, pronounced (SAM) means God has heard.  The origin of the name Sam is English.  The name Sam is often short form for Samuel or Samantha.  It may also be spelled Samm.

Most famously known with the name Sam include: Sam Smith (Pop Singer), Sam Hunt (Country Singer), and Sam Clafin (Movie Actor). Sam is also a popular name for celeb children. Celebs Sally Field, Bruce Springsteen & Patti Sciaffa, Charlie Sheen & Denise Richards, David Hunt & Patricia Heaton, and Michael J Fox all have children named Sam.

13. Scout

The name Scout, pronounced (SKOWT) means First Explorer. The origin of the name Scout is American. Made famous in Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird, it is derived from a French word that means ‘to listen’.

Most famously known with the name Scout include: Scout Taylor-Compton (Movie Actress) and Scout LaRue Willis (Movie Actress) and celeb daughter of Bruce Willis (Movie Actor) and Demi Moore (Movie Actress).

12. Shay

They name Shay, pronounced (SHAY), means Hawk.  The origin of the name Shay is Irish.  A variation on the spelling is: Shaye.

Most famously known with the name Shay include: Shay Mitchell (TV Actress), Shay Mooney (Country Singer), and Shay Haley (Rapper).

11. Sky / Skye

The name Sky(e), pronounced (SKIY) means From The Isle Of Skye. The origin of the name Sky(e) is Scottish.  Simple, gorgeous, and easily assigned to either gender, Sky(e) is a great go-to name for nature-loving parents.  The name is also used as a short form of Skylar.

Most famously known with the name Sky include: Sky (Reality Star), Sky Williams (Dancer) and Sky Ferreira (Pop Singer).  Sky is also name of the daughter of artist/photographer David Copperfield (born in 2010), and son of actress Elizabeth Berkley (born in 2012).

10. Skylar

The name Skylar, pronounced (SKIY-ler) means Scholar. The origin of the name Skylar is American.  Thought to originate from the Dutch word for ‘scholar’, this name now has more links to a more relaxed version of Taylor.  You may also see the name spelled Skyler.

Most famously known with the name Skylar include: Skylar Astin (Movie Actor), Skylar Grey (Pop Singer) and Skylar Dunn (TV Actress).

9. Taylor

The name Taylor, pronounced (TAY-ler) means, One Who Tailors Clothes. The origin of the name Taylor is English. The English surname means “to cut”, and was originally meant for someone who was in the tailoring business.

Most famously known with the name Taylor include: Taylor Swift (Singer),  Taylor Lautner (Actor), and Taylor Momsen (Actress).  Taylor is also the name of daughters to musician Garth Brooks (born in 1992), David Hasselhof (born in 1990), and musician Randy Jackson.  It is also name to the son of Elisabeth and Tim Hasselback (born in 2007).

8. Tory

The name Tory, pronounced (Toh-REE) means Victory.  The origin of the name Tory is English.  Tory, or sometimes spelled Tori, is often a short form for Victoria.

Most well known with the name Tory Lanez (Rapper), Tory Burch (Fashion Designer), Tory Belleci (Reality Star) and Tory Kittles (TV Actor).  Famous Tori’s include: Tori Spelling (TV Actress) and Tori Kelly (Pop Singer).

7. True

The name True, pronounced (Troo) means Real, Genuine. The origin of the name True is English.  The name True is also a short form of Trudy (meaning Spear Strength).

The name True has been used as first name of daughter to Khloe Kardashian (born in 2018) and daughter to Forest Whitaker (born in 1998).  True is also middle name to daughter of Meg Ryan (born in 2014) and son of Parker Stevenson and Kirstie Alley (born in 1992).

6. Uri

The name Uri pronounced (UR-ee) means My Light, Flame, Fire. The origin of the name Uri is Hebrew.

Most famously known with the name Uri is Uri Geller, psychic and author.

5. Val

The name Val, pronounced (VAHL) means Strong.  The origin of the name Val is English.  If you want short and sweet, then Val is ideal. No need to lengthen it out to Valentine or Valerie, just stick with the first three.

Most famously known with the name Val is Val Kilmer (Movie Actor).

4. Wyatt

The name Wyatt, pronounced (WIY-eht) means Brave in War. The origin of the name Wyatt is English.  Originally stuck firmly in the last name category, Wyatt is seeing a resurgence in both genders.

Wyatt was originally an English surname. Common nicknames for the name Wyatt include Wye and “W”.  The most famous Wyatt is arguable Wyatt Earp, a U.S. lawman in the Old West. Other famously known Wyatt’s include Wyatt Cenac, correspondent on The Daily Show and Wyatt Smith, an American athlete.

3. Xio

The name Xio, pronounced (soo-oh) means Ready For Battle. The origin of the name Xio is Spanish.  Xio is diminutive or contraction of the name Xiomara.

Most famously known with the name Xio (Xiomara) include: Xiomara Castro (Politician) and character Xiomara De La Vega on TV show Jane the Virgin.

2. Yael

The name Yael, pronounced (yah-EHL) means Mountain Goat. The origin of the name Yael is Hebrew.

Most famously known with the name Yael include: Yael Grobglas (TV Actress), Yael Stone (TV Actress) and Yael Yurman (TV Actress).

1. Zion

The name Zion, pronounced (ZIY-ahn) means Israel, Raised Up. The origin of the name Zion is Hebrew.  Alternatively, the name may be spelled Zyien or Zyon.

Most famously known with the name Zion include: Zion Kuwonu (Pop Singer) and Zion Foster (Pop Singer).  Zion is also name of daughter to musician Fantasia Barrino (born in 2000), and sons to model Isabeli Fontana (born in 2003) and athlete Dwyane Wade (born in 2007).   Zion is also name to first born son of musician Lauren Hill and Rohan Marley (son of the late reggae legend Bob Marley.