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Unisex baby names

We've collated 126 of the best gender-neutral names - and their meanings - for you.

Blake Lively named her daughter James, taking the concept of gender-neutral even further.

Blake Lively named her daughter James, taking the concept of gender-neutral even further.

Unisex baby names are popular; with celebrities such as Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively, Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher and Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick opting for gender-neutral monikers when naming their precious little ones.

And choosing a name for your child is one of the biggest decisions every parent has to make - after all, a name is for life!

So to help you with this difficult task we’ve rounded up our favourite unisex names.

And we've explained what they all mean for you. They're suitable for both boys and girls so you're all set for when your little one arrives.

The name of our very own Silver Ferns captain, Casey Kopua, appears on the list.
The name of our very own Silver Ferns captain, Casey Kopua, appears on the list.

Unisex names beginning with A

1) Aarya

Meaning: Prayer

2) Addison

Meaning: Son of Adam

3) Alby

Meaning: From Alba

4) Alex

Meaning: To defend

5) Alexis

Meaning: Defender

6) Ali

Meaning: Sublime

7) Angel

Meaning: God’s messenger

8) Archer

Meaning: Bowman

9) Arya

Meaning: Lion

10) Ashley

Meaning: Of the ash wood

11) Aubrey

Meaning: Powerful elf

12) Austin / Austen

Meaning: Great, magnificent

13) Avery

Meaning: Ruler of the elves

Kiwi songstress Brooke Fraser rocks her unisex name.
Kiwi songstress Brooke Fraser rocks her unisex name.

Beginning with B

14) Bailey

Meaning: Law enforcer

15) Billy / Billie

Meaning: Resolute protector

16) Blair

Meaning: Dweller on the path

17) Bobby / Bobbie

Meaning: Shining

18) Brady

Meaning: One with broad eyes

19) Brook

Meaning: Small stream

Beginning with C

20) Carmen

Meaning: Song

21) Casey

Meaning: From Cayce

22) Cassidy

Meaning: Curly haired one

23) Celyn

Meaning: Holly

24) Charley / Charlie

Meaning: Independent

25) Cody

Meaning: Obliging

26) Corey

Meaning: Dweller of the hollow

Beginning with D

27) Dakota

Meaning: Friend

28) Dana / Dane

Meaning: From Denmark

29) Darrel / Darryl

Meaning: Darling

30) Devon

Meaning: Poet

31) Drew

Meaning: Manly one

32) Dylan

Meaning: Son or daughter of the sea

Beginning with E

33) Eden

Meaning: Paradise

34) Eli

Meaning: On high

35) Ellery

Meaning: From the elder tree island

36) Emery

Meaning: Brave, powerful

37) Erin

Meaning: Ireland

Glenn Close - the name Glenn means 'of the secluded valley'.
Glenn Close - the name Glenn means 'of the secluded valley'.

Beginning with F

38) Fabian

Meaning: Bean grower

39) Finley

Meaning: Fair hero

40) Florian

Meaning: Blooming or flowering

41) Flynn

Meaning: Ruddy

42) Francis

Meaning: Liberated

43) Frankie

Meaning: Free one

Beginning with H

46) Hadley

Meaning: From the heather covered meadow

47) Harley

Meaning: From the hare’s meadow

48) Harper

Meaning: Harp player

49) Hayden

Meaning: From the hedged valley

50) Hero

Meaning: Heroic warrior

51) Hunter

Meaning: A huntsman

Kendall Jenner makes unisex cool.
Kendall Jenner makes unisex cool.

Beginning with J, K and L

53) Jade / Jaden

Meaning: Precious stone

54) James / Jamie

Meaning: Supplanter

55) Jesse / Jessie

Meaning: Wealthy

56) Jordan

Meaning: To flow down

57) Jules

Meaning: Youthful

58) Justice

Meaning: Just one

59) Kadin

Meaning: Companion, friend

60) Keegan

Meaning: Descendant of Aodhagán

60) Kelly

Meaning: Warrior

61) Kendall

Meaning: Of the royal valley

62) Kennedy

Meaning: Helmeted warrior

63) Kerry

Meaning: Dark haired one

64) Lane

Meaning: A narrow country road

65) Lee

Meaning: Dweller near the woods

66) Linden

Meaning: Lime tree

67) Logan

Meaning: Dweller in a little hollow

68) London

Meaning: Fortress, capital city

69) Lonnie

Meaning: Ready for battle

70) Lucian / Lucy-Ann

Meaning: Bringer of light

71) Lumi

Meaning: Light bringer

Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman

Beginning with M

72) Mackenzie

Meaning: Fair one

73) Madison

Meaning: Mighty in battle

74) Marley

Meaning: From the lake meadow

75) Micah

Meaning: Who is like God?

76) Montana

Meaning: Mountainous

77) Morgan

Meaning: Bright sea

78) Moriah

Meaning: Taught by God

Beginning with N

79) Nevada

Meaning: Snowy

80) Nico

Meaning: Victorious people

81) Noel / Noelle

Meaning: Born at Christmas

Beginning with R

92) Raphael

Meaning: God has healed

93) Reagan

Meaning: Little king

94) Reese

Meaning: Ardour

95) Riley

Meaning: Dweller by the rye field

96) River

Meaning: Tranquil water

97) Robin / Robyn

Meaning: Bright, shining, famous

98) Rory

Meaning: Red king

99) Roux (pronounced ‘Roo’)

Meaning: Little red one

100) Rowan

Meaning: Of the tree

Scout Willis (far right), pictured here with her sister Tallulah Willis and mother Demi Moore has a unisex name from our list.
Scout Willis (far right), pictured here with her sister Tallulah Willis and mother Demi Moore has a unisex name from our list.

Beginning with S

101) Sage

Meaning: Wise

102) Sam

Meaning: God has heard

103) Samar

Meaning: Evening conversation

104) Scout

Meaning: Gatherer of information

105) Sky / Skye

Meaning: Of the Isle of Skye

106) Sunny

Meaning: Bright and cheerful

107) Sydney

Meaning: Wide meadow

Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift

Beginning with T

108) Taylor

Meaning: To cut

109) Teri / Terry

Meaning: Smooth

110) Toby / Tobey

Meaning: The goodness of God

111) Toni / Tony

Meaning: Worthy of praise

112) Tori / Tory

Meaning: Victory

113) Tru / True

Meaning: Honest