Rare Baby Names: BabyCentre Reveals The 'Rarest' Names In America Including Chichi And Storm

Ever heard of the names Chet, Dex and Mafalda?

Some parents search high and low to find a baby name that isn't among the most popular.

American parenting website, BabyCenter, looked at data from more than 340,000 parents, to compile a list of what they believe to be the "rarest" names given to babies in the USA last year.

The names below were given to just three children in 2015 and are what BabyCenter have called the most "unusual and surprising".

Unusual girls names included Atlas, Diem and Esma.
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Unusual girls names included Atlas, Diem and Esma.

Rare baby names given to girls:

Alabama

Arantxa

Atlas

Bentlee

Chichi

Diem

Drishti

Esma

Fenella

Frooti

Greenlee

Harmonee

Heavenly

Hephzibah

Honey

Huxley

Idalia

Indigo

Jazz

Kansas

Katana

Kizzy

Larkyn

Lyrik

Madonna

Mafalda

Messiah

Monet

Moxie

Neveah

Novalie

Nyx

Primrose

Rogue

Sailor

September

Storm

Story

Sunshine

Swayze

Trixie

Tulip

Twinkle

Valkyrie

Zane

Zi

Zowie

Rare baby names given to boys:

Abbott

Apollo

Armani

Aristotle

Arrow

Blade

Bobo

Braxten

Brix

Cater

Cedar

Chap

Chet

Dex

Eustace

Fraser

Fulton

Gryffin

Hannes

Heston

Inigo

Jansen

Janus

Jaeger

Jedi

Kael

Kirk

Krithik

Miggy

Mir

Oden

Orson

Paxon

Quest

Remi

Rockwell

Rusty

Scout

Sylar

Tergel

Wael

Werner

West

Xzander

Zyan

Aurelia

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