Category Archives: Unforgettable Names


Funk-tastic Baby Names

That’s right, we said it! Parents who are not afraid to think outside of the box for naming their child are few and far between. Here is a list of “funk-tastic” baby names, brought to you by the We hope you enjoy and as we always say, inspiration for choosing a name can come from just about anywhere!


Blaze (Latin/American): Form of Blaise, meaning “a fiery man”

[Parents: Before jumping to conclusions and automatically crossing this off of your list of possibilities—consider this name paired with the middle name Alexander: Blaze Alexander. Not only does it sound masculine, it is also very powerful and strong.]

Jax (English): Form of Jackson, meaning “the son of Jack of John”
Levi (Hebrew): We are united as one; in the Bible, one of Jacob’s sons
Zander (Slavic): Helper and defender of mankind


Aspen (English): From the Aspen tree
Gwendolyn (Welsh): One who is fair; of the white ring
Harlie (English): Form of Harley, meaning “from the meadow of the Hares”
Tullia (Irish): One who is peaceful


National Opposite Day

January 25th is National Opposite Day! Today, go beyond the norm and do something opposite of what you normally would. If you are expecting and in need of a restful day, take a break from making dinner or running errands—do what you wouldn’t normally do and spend a few hours reading your favorite book or watching a movie.

In honor of National Opposite Day, here are a few baby names are opposite of each other, making the combination fun for an expectant little brother, sister, or twins!


Chase (English): A huntsman
Jake (English): Form of Jacob, meaning “he who supplants”
Lane (English): One who takes the narrow path
Ryan (Gaelic): Little ruler; little king


Blake (English): A dark beauty
Grace (Latin): Having God’s favor
Lauren (French): Form of Laura, meaning “crowned with laurel; from the laurel tree”
Riley (Gaelic): From the rye clearing; a courageous woman

Pair 1: Chase & Grace
Pair 2: Jake & Blake
Pair 3: Lane & Lauren
Pair 4: Ryan & Riley


Peculiar People Day

January 10th is National Peculiar People Day. Take time to think of the peculiar people you have met throughout life. What made them peculiar? Every person is unique in their own way and your new bundle of joy will be one of a kind, too! Give your baby a fun and spunky name that will make them stand out amongst the rest. In honor of National Peculiar People Day, here are a few uncommon names that may actually appeal to you:


Birch (English): From the birch tree
Day (American): Born during the daylight
Malik (Arabic): The sovereign
Thornton (English): From the town of thorn bushes


Cornelia (Latin): Feminine form of Cornelius; referring to a horn
Lileah (Latin): Resembling a Lily
Tullia (Irish): One who is peaceful
Verena (German): Protector and defender