20 Abandoned Baby Names No Other Kid in Class Will Have

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Choosing a baby name is one of the most high pressure tasks every new parent faces: Whether you're looking for something unique (but not too unique) or trendy (but not too trendy), it can be tough to strike a balance. What's an expecting couple to do?! Well, we've got you covered. You've probably already checked out the most popular names of the moment, but what about the least popular? 


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Baby naming experts from Nameberry recently compiled a list of names that no parents are using at all -- and we mean it. Not one single child in the US was given any of these names in 2016. Not a one! 

You might have heard of some outrageous baby names, like Pilot Inspektor or North West. But we promise these picks are closer to Chandra and Nat -- different, but not too different. And they're all perfect for the playground.

So if you're looking for a little something special in your baby name search, check out these 20 picks from the list of most maligned monikers today and see if you think they deserve a little more respect (or not!). 

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