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Page 1/5. 47 Rare names and what they mean, for rare, uncommon, unusual for baby girls, listing 1-10. Here is the list of Rare names for boys.

Alverdine .. Rare feminine form of Alfred ..

Benedicta .. Rare ..
[Benedetta, Benedicte, Benedictine, Benedikta, Benedyta, .. 7 more]

Bird .. Uncommon nature name ..
[Birdey, Birdie, Byrd, Byrdie]

Brier .. Uncommon botanical name ..

Chrystal .. Rare variant spelling of Crystal, influenced by Greek "khrysos" meaning "gold".

Cinderella .. Very rare.
[Cendrillon, Cenerentola, Cindie, Cindy, Ella]

Clarette .. Rare elaborated form of Clare, with the French feminine diminutive -ette ..

Cordelia .. Literary: in "King Lear" (1605), Shakespeare portrays Cordelia as a lovable, virtuous woman of rare honesty ..
[Cordelie, Cordella, Cordelle, Cordey, Cordi, .. 11 more]

Eartha .. Used by the Puritans in the 17th century, but rare since ..
[Erda, Ertha, Erthel, Herta, Hertha]

Fancy .. Can also mean an unusual idea (see Caprice) ..

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rare names: Bird, Chrystal, Cordelia

Chrystal, Cinderella, Cordelia and Eartha are commonly used names, while Alverdine, Benedicta, Bird, Brier, Clarette and Fancy are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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