In recent years, unisex names have become fashionable. Some moms and dads choose them simply because they like their meaning and sound, while others do so because they prefer not to impose or condition a gender identity on their children so that they themselves decide when they grow up. Either way, it's about very nice names with which we can highlight in our little ones some of the qualities that we want them to develop when they grow up.
We propose 11 ideas of unisex names that can be used for both boys and girls. If you are still deciding what to call your baby who is about to be born, the following ideas can inspire you.
Among the unisex names we will find some that, depending on the country, can be applied to both men and women, but in some areas it is used more in one sex than in the other. Something similar happens when changing languages, where perhaps the same name may sound good in feminine, but in another country it is exclusively masculine. This is what happens with Andrea, for example, in Italy there are men named like that, but in Spain it is used for women.
Male in Castilian and female in Anglo-Saxon culture, it means "brave and beautiful." It is the diminutive of the Greek name Andrea, but also the Spanish name Andrés, which explains the gender difference in both languages. However, in recent years it has begun to be used for both girls and boys in Spanish.
Of Scottish origin, it means "crooked nose" or "aquiline nose." It is the surname of one of the most important clans of ancient Scotland, derived from the Gaelic ‘cam’ (“crooked”) and ‘sròn’, (“nose”).
Of Spanish origin, which means "stone of the side" or "the one that is precious like this mineral". It is mostly used for girls, but more and more boys are being found with this name. Its interpretation is "jewel" and this stone has magical, healing and energetic properties.
It comes from the Hebrew name Jesse, who in the Bible was the father of David, the king of Israel. It means "God contemplates" and is perfect for highlighting qualities in your son or daughter such as perfectionism and the ability to excel and entrepreneurship.
Of Latin origin (‘luxare’), which means “to shine”. Marian invocation of Our Lady of Luján. It is a name of a population of the provinces of Buenos Aires (Argentina) and Huesca (Spain). The gender of the name is 50% feminine and 50% masculine.
It is about the hypocoristic of Mikael, as well as its variants Michael and Miguel. However, it comes from Japanese and is formed by the union of "mi", which means "beauty", and "ka", which refers to "smell" or "perfume", meaning "beautiful and fragrant". However, there are those who affirm that it also refers to "the image and likeness of God."
Of Latin origin ‘rex’ which means “one who belongs to the king's house”. It is a name alluding to the feast of the Epiphany, commemorating the Magi from the East, Melchior, Gaspar and Baltasar. More common in women, but it is also used in men, often as a middle name.
It comes from the Latin term ‘trinitas’, which refers to the Holy Trinity, that is, to the union in one person of God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Its meaning is "that or he who is worth three".
Of Greek origin that means "protector of men" or "warrior and victor." It is actually a diminutive of the name Alexander in the Greek and Russian languages. It is one of the most popular names in recent years.
Basque name that means "white". In Swahili it means "pretty". There is also a French origin that is interpreted as "charming" and even with the meaning of "princess" in Indian tradition.
Noa is often used for girls and Noah for boys, but when this English name with biblical origin (it comes from Noé) is converted into Spanish, it has been used interchangeably. This name has a very nice meaning: 'delight'.
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