26 Rare, Unique & Beautiful Girl Names You Hardly Ever Hear

Olivia, Emma, and Charlotte are lovely names — and thousands of people agree. At last count by the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA), over 17,000 baby girls were given the name Olivia last year alone; over 15,000 were named Emma, and over 13,000 were named Charlotte. The only problem with this is that when you name your daughter Olivia, Emma, or Charlotte — currently the top three most popular girls’ names in the U.S. — and there are thousands more given those names each year, she is likely to meet other Olivias, Emmas, and Charlottes in droves. Pros: She’ll always find her name on personalized trinkets at tourist destinations. Cons: Her name is, well, everybody else’s name too.

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