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As you probably already know Unique is an English word name. Its meaning alone helped it become fairly popular during the 1990s and 2000s, though it's fallen out of favor a bit. Its similarities to names like Monique give it a bit of a French feel. Pair it with a classic middle name like Olivia to make it sound a bit less, well, unique, or pair it with another word name like Dream to make it even more, well, unique.

Meaning of the name Unique:

English: Only one or one of a kind

Origin of the name Unique:

Unique is an English word that means “only one” or “one of a kind.”

Symbolism of the name Unique:

Naturally, as a word name, Unique offers new parents plenty of symbolism. They may see their baby girl as one of a kind.

Style of the name Unique:

New Age

Gender of the name Unique:

Unique is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Unique:

yoo-NEEK

Number of syllables in the name Unique:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Unique:

The baby name Unique evokes images of someone who is creative, artistic, and a free thinker.

Alternative spellings for the name Unique:

  • Uneek
  • Eunique

Nicknames for the name Unique:

  • Uni
  • Una
  • Nique
  • NiNi

Popularity of the name Unique:

According to the Social Security Administration, Unique was a top 1,000 baby name for girls in the United States between 1995 and 2009. It was most popular in 1996 when it ranked at number 789. It last ranked at number 922 in 2009.

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Great middle names for Unique and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Unique:

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Uniques in popular culture:

  • Unique Adams (character on the TV show “Glee”)