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When it comes to choosing a name for your baby, most of us want to go for something a little unique, something that no one else has; one that means they won’t be among four or five other kids in their class with the same name.


And while these names were originally surnames, they do make pretty great first names and we’re pretty sure not many people with have them:




1. Addison – meaning son of Adam/ Addie


2. Aniston – meaning Resurrection


3. Bardot – meaning ploughman


4. Bailey – meaning man in charge


5. Carla – On the verge of becoming extinct, this surname means feminine manly


6. Carroll – meaning manly


7. Delaney – meaning competitor’s child


8. Ellis – meaning the Lord is my God


9. Ellison – meaning son of Elder


10. Hollis – meaning lives in holly trees


11. Kelly – meaning warrior


12. Kensington – meaning the town Of Cynsige's people


13. Lee – meaning healer


14. Madison – meaning gift of God  


15. Monroe – meaning from the river’s mouth


16. Morgan – meaning lives by the sea


17. McKenna – meaning son of the handsome one


18. McKenzie – meaning the fair one


19. Reagan – meaning regal


20. Taylor – meaning tailor





1. Adler – meaning German for eagle


2. Anderson – meaning son of Ander


3. Carter – meaning cart maker


4. Clark – meaning cleric or clerk


5. Cohen – Hebrew word for priest


6. Coleman/ Colman – meaning dove


7. Connor – meaning strong willed


8. Dawson – meaning son of David


9. Davis – meaning son of David


10. Devlin – meaning brave or fierce


11. Duncan – meaning brown haired warrior  


12. Emerson – meaning brave and powerful


13. Griffin – meaning strong in faith


14. Harrison – meaning son of Harry


15. Jackson – meaning has shown favour


16. Lincoln – meaning from the settlement by the pool


17. Maxwell – meaning Magnus’ spring


18. Preston – meaning Priest’s town


19. Quinn – meaning counsel


20. Wilson – meaning son of Will 



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