Names you have only ever met one of

(614 Posts)
ladyinacampervan Mon 03-May-21 21:36:58

What names do you like but you have only ever met one of before?

My sister is pregnant for the first time at 43 and wants an unusual but real name and wants some inspiration.

I named my own after only once ever hearing someone called the name.

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Flappityflippers1 Mon 03-May-21 21:38:09

I went to school with a girl called Tahnee - always loved that name and never heard it since.

Sunny1112 Mon 03-May-21 21:39:04

Arabella whilst on holiday, never heard of another

Aprilshowersandhail Mon 03-May-21 21:39:05

I have only met 1 of my name but wouldn't suggest you lumber a dc with it!!
6 of my dc have names I know no others irl..

wishywashywoowoo70 Mon 03-May-21 21:41:03

I've only met one of my name too. grin

Coachee Mon 03-May-21 21:41:37

Sioux. Although it sounds just like Sue, I have always liked the spelling.

Elvy. Spotted on a file of a 90 year old lady when I was doing a NHS filing job as a student. Loved it and always thought I’d use it for my own child.

mum2jakie Mon 03-May-21 21:42:38

Verity
Kendra
Fabienne
Nyree
Queenie
Zena
Cadence

Never come across more than one person with those names.

StillRailing Mon 03-May-21 21:42:57

Yolande

BramStoker Mon 03-May-21 21:43:59

Bruno
Wilfreda
Reed (not sure of spelling)
Sona
Pascal
Keziah

ouchmyfeet Mon 03-May-21 21:44:02

Melody

LawnFever Mon 03-May-21 21:44:20

Iona

HerRoyalNotness Mon 03-May-21 21:44:25

Sapphire. A very pretty little girl with violet eyes
Tineille

Dollywilde Mon 03-May-21 21:44:25

My daughter is Bryony and I’ve never met another, although I know of a few

Chunkymenrock Mon 03-May-21 21:44:35

Eithne, Jenevra, Julie, Hazel.

WineGetsMeThroughIt Mon 03-May-21 21:45:11

Felicity
Emmy
Yolanda
Breanne

drpet49 Mon 03-May-21 21:45:36

Neve
Teddy
Beatrice
Lucian

steppemum Mon 03-May-21 21:47:04

Zillah
Tirzah (although I do now actually know 2 Tirzahs.
Milcah

but some of the others that I have only heard once I wouldn't inflict on a child
Bliss
Angel

wanderedlonelyasacloud Mon 03-May-21 21:47:40

Sabrina
Sadie
Ailsa
Marina

bitheby Mon 03-May-21 21:47:56

I don't like it but I've only ever met one Clarissa. I was at primary school with her.

msatlantis Mon 03-May-21 21:50:13

Wanda
Senga
Rhonda

Standrewsschool Mon 03-May-21 21:50:43

Lorelei, (although was watching ‘Gentlemen prefer Blondes yesterday, and Marilyn Monroes character was called Lorelei)

Merle - not met one, but inspired by another film

Rowena
Leona
Gwendoline
Trinity

Clarence
Bertram
Howard
Samson

JackieeWeaver Mon 03-May-21 21:50:53

My grandma was Queenie, it suited her perfectly

TracyHorrobin Mon 03-May-21 21:51:17

Christa
Paulette

Cwenthryth Mon 03-May-21 21:52:32

Talya
Claira (Claire-ah)
Kitza
Raef
Fox
Talfryn
Taliesin
Heulwen
Eirlys (actually loads of Welsh ones, but unless you’re Welsh they’re not relevant I guess)

FartleBarfle Mon 03-May-21 21:53:00

Winterbelle

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