Gender neutral baby names can be a great start to your child’s journey of self discovery. And they make a smart choice if you’re waiting to know the gender until birth, but already want to start monogramming every baby item in sight.
They also make for cute, inspiring and classic name choices. Some are old, others are modern, but each one perfectly suits any and all babies.
Take a look at some of our favorite unisex names.
Gender Neutral Baby Names
Meaning defender or protector, we love this baby name for any first child who will look after their little siblings in the future. That being said it could also make a great fit for earth-conscious parents who want to instill the responsibility to protect one’s planet early on in their little one.
A great baby name for the metropolitan set, Brooklyn is a unisex name that exudes cool and confidence.
Cute and simple, this unisex four-letter baby name comes from English origin, meaning from the round hill, seething pool, or ravine.
Another gender neutral baby name of English origin, Danny is a sweet nickname-full name we think would be perfect for a fun-loving baby.
With Subtle ties to NYC, we think Ellis is a great gender neutral name that can also represent the symbol of acceptance and equality for all.
A hippie baby name favorite, Feather is also a unisex option for parents looking for a gender neutral name that is just as unique.
Gaelic for the word tranquil, Gaylen is a sweet and gender neutral baby name option. We can only hope that the name would embody the baby-to-be’s nature after birth as well.
Meaning hare’s meadow, Harley can make for both a unique and unisex name inspired by nature. Not to mention it sounds pretty cool.
Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds’ little one inspired this addition, its Latin meaning translates to “May God Protect”. And might we add that mama Blake’s name makes for a nice gender neutral option as well!
Kai has many meanings, one that we love is the Hawaiian definition for “of the water”. So if you are a beach lover or drawn to the water, Kai makes for a lovely unisex name choice. If this name speaks to you, check out our list of Tropical Island Baby Names!
Another nice beach-inspired baby name, Laren is Greek for seagull and is suitable for any gender.
Another nickname-full name option we love, Nikki is a cute gender neutral baby name option and its Greek origin stands for, “Victory of the People”.
The ocean is one of the strongest forces of nature. It consists of the majority of planet Earth, and is its own aquatic world within our world which is mostly unknown and undiscovered. The ocean plays a pivotal role on our planet and all who live on it. It’s also a beautiful nature baby name.
Of Irish and Hebrew Origin, Shaine makes a nice unisex name choice for your baby. It can translate to “God is Gracious.”
This gender neutral baby name quite literally means to tailor clothes. But we think the baby who wears this name will have endless possibilities.
Gender Neutral Baby Name Combinations
Cue the Alicia Keys’ soundtrack, this name screams, “I’m from New York!”
Perfect for the sea-loving family this gender neutral name combination is full of calm and cool.
Combining a touch of cute and classic, we love this unisex combo for any little one.