Meaning and Name Origin
Unique \u-ni-que\ as a girls' name is pronounced yoo-NEEK. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Unique is "only one". Use of the English word as a given name may be influenced by its similarity to Monique.
Unique▼ has 1 variant: Uniqua.
Unique▼ has 1 more related variation via Monique: Monike.
Unique is an uncommon first name for women. Unique is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Unique for girls. Unique was first listed in 1995 and reached its highest rank of #788 in the U.S. in 1996, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Unique and affiliated names. The only other popular varying form of Unique is Monique. Adoption of these girl names was at its apex in 1996 and has become significantly lower since, with the versions Unique and Monique becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)