Some parents choose not the most obvious names for their baby, but rather a special name or even a strange baby name. Here we've listed some unusual and strange names.

Boys' names

  • Awesome
  • Barc
  • Blær
  • Bue
  • Cello
  • Cobra
  • Genghis
  • Boy
  • Factor
  • Mrs
  • Gandalf
  • Haj
  • Sea duck
  • Jura
  • Klausbjerke
  • Peck
  • Kritte
  • Laban
  • Lallu
  • Lucky Luke
  • Ludo
  • Nam
  • Nothing
  • North
  • Offer
  • And
  • Pekko
  • Rocky
  • Chess
  • Tax
  • Snoopy
  • Sok
  • Sol
  • Syver
  • Tavs
  • Heavy
  • Ulv

Girl's names

  • Alohltan
  • Badr
  • Free
  • Charm
  • Dyne
  • Angel
  • Fan
  • Fe
  • Free
  • Joy
  • Gift
  • Gin
  • Glow
  • Yellow
  • Hyben
  • Hope
  • Check out
  • Clam
  • Mint
  • Blueberry
  • Nectaria
  • Nøks
  • Ninja
  • Rivet
  • New
  • Ok
  • Panda
  • Pop
  • Ryle
  • Røskva
  • Sea
  • Snow
  • Summer

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Why choose a strange name?

There can be many reasons why parents choose a strange, or perhaps unusual or rare name. Most parents ultimately choose a name for their child based on whether they like the name and whether it suits him or her. When parents end up choosing a strange name, it is often to stand out and give their child a unique name that few or no others have in Denmark. It is not possible to patent a name, so other babies may be called the same if it comes into fashion.

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Different names hit with the celebrities

Many celebrities end up choosing different names for their children. Examples include Beyonce and Jay-Z's twins, who ended up being named Rumi (the girl) and Sir Carter (the boy). Jamie Oliver's four children have also all been given unusual names. These include Daisy Boo Pamela Oliver and Buddy Bear Maurice Oliver. The unusual names are often chosen because they have a special meaning, making them more personal and unique.

How to choose a name for your child?

Some parents have the name ready even before the baby is born. When you do it this way, you and your family have already got used to the name. Many others decide on a name only after the baby is born and you have spent a few days together.Look at your child and try to call him or her by the name you are considering. Then maybe you can sense if it feels right or wrong?

Having trouble finding the right name for your baby?

There really are many names to choose from. That's why it can be difficult to find the right name for your little bundle of joy. One of the first things many people do is search the web for the right name, which is a great place to start. There are plenty of threads on forums asking for names, and you can find plenty of inspiration there. Alternatively, click through to any of our other name lists:

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