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Rare Baby Name Finds (Girls)

Accalia
Seraphina
Ekaterina
Lionella
Bellina
Persephone
Doveva
Verbena
Calandra
Andromeda
Calypso
Fiora
Zenobia
Camellia
Deirdre
Millicent
Fiamma
Xanthe
Fable
Wisteria
Yelena
Pomeline
Acantha
Freesia
Zarina
Celestina
Viridiana
Galina
Indigo
Arcadia
Aquinnah
Ceridwen
Rowena
Ostara
Lura
Chantal
Avelina
Cosima
Aviva
Indira
Jemima
Nimue
Octavia
Elva
Catharina
Alyona
Maple
Coral
Clover
Oceana
Emmanuelle
Opal
Bryony
Andra
Larimar
Charm
Melora
Pandora
Sequoia
Odessa
Oksana
Diantha
Sirena
Lilac
Jessamine
Saskia
Lilika
Phaedra
Thora
Alvina
Cornelia
Soline
Genoveva
Avalon
Galatea
Ambeline
Elowen
Timea
Omarosa
Amarantha
Azzurra
Runa
Plumeria
Siobhan
Tira
Graciella
Halina
Pola
Twila
Havana
Sephora
Lamia
Hermione
Portia
Wilhelmina
Winifred
Sakura
Ursula
Ravenna
Ginevra
Perdita

Comments

  1. Plenty of gorgeous names! I take it a male version of this list is in the pipeline? Calypso is a current favourite of mine, as is similar-sounding Callisto.

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