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Baby Names

or, Thinking a Little Too Far Ahead

A subconscious hobby of mine is to gather interesting given names and imagine forcing them upon a poor, unsuspecting child. A lot of them are foreign (especially Hungarian), and others are just archaic, but a select few aren't even words I've ever heard used as a name. With no further ado, I give you my list:

Boy
Joseph, Jr.
Adlai
Aeneas
Æthelred "the Unready"
Alfonso
Alfredo
Alvin
Angus
Anton
Bagel
Bertrand (but Russell is overused)
Bubba
Caesar
Caligula
Calvin (after the cycle, which was, believe it or not, named after one Melvin Calvin, a Minnesotan)
Casper
Chester
Cipriano
Cosmo
Creon
Danio
Dunstan
Dwight
Edgar
Edwin
e.e.
Engelbert
Ernest
Eugène
Felix
Figaro
François-Marie
Frodo
Gland
Grover
Hannibal
Hector
Igor
Isosceles (after Seinfeld)
Jasper
Johann Sebastian
Josquin
Ludwig
Melvin
Millard
Napoléon
Nestor
Niall
Norman
Norbert
Offa
Orpheus
Oswald
Peanut (like a barefoot physics TA of mine, except it wasn't his real name)
PZ
Rutherford
Samael
Schuyler
Spiro
Stewart
Svante
Tiberius
Tristan
Ulysses
Victor
Wenzel
Wipo
Xavier
Accident

Girl
Josephine
Ælfthryth
Aloe
Alopecia
Ambrosia
Anise
Antigone
Artemis
Brünnhilde
Calypso
Chastity
Cleopatra
Clomiphene
Deirdre
Dementia
Dido
Drosophila
Drusilla
Echinacea
Edelweiss
Escherichia
Eucalyptus
Eurydice
Fennel
Fiona
Ginseng
Gretchen
Hildegard
Hypatia
Isolde
Jezebel
Nutmeg
Paprika
Penelope
Persephone
Syzygy
Tatiana
Vanilla
Viagra
Violetta
Xena
Accident

Hungarian Boy
?rpád
Attila
Béla
Csongor
Farkas
Ferenc
Frantisek (actually Slovakian)
György
István
János
Kálmán
Miklós
László
Szabolcs
Tibor
Ugor
Zoltán
Zsolt

Hungarian Girl
?rvácska
Boglárka
Csillag
Eufruzsina
Gyöngyi
Hajnalka
Ibolya
Jácinta
Katinka
Orzebet
Szilágyi
Tünde
Zsa-zsa
Zsófika
Zsuzsi

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I must say that is a very nice list of unique names. I like your choice. Just wondering if you have ever looked into names of chinese origin?

How about Rengyee?