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The top 20 original names ... to follow

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Looking for your baby an original name? Here are some finds, exotic, mythical or historical to refine your selection: Nahia, Alàri, Gemma, Poenui ... and other names have delighted the editorial staff.

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Moana

  • Male first name in Polynesia and mixed in metropolis.
  • His origin : Moana means ocean, calm of the lagoon in Polynesian and child in Maori.
  • His history : it is a pretty name, still rare, but which has been developing slowly since about fifteen years.
  • His party : no known holiday date.

Chanel

  • Female first name.
  • His origin : from the name of the great seamstress Coco Chanel, whose name comes from the Latin word "canalis", the canal.
  • His history : widespread in the United States, this name is progressing in France even if it remains rare.
  • His party : April 28.
  • Its derivative: Chanelle.

Phileas

  • Male first name.
  • His origin : from the Greek "philein" which means to love.
  • His history : Phileas Fogg is, of course, the deliciously British hero of Jules Verne's 80-day World Tour. Phileas is a truly original choice.
  • His party : February 4th.

Neela

  • Female first name.
  • His origin : "neela" refers to the blue color in India. This name appeared recently in France, probably thanks to the series Emergencies with the character of Neela Ragostra, played by the Indian actress Parminder Nagra.
  • His party : no known holiday date.

Tea

  • Female first name.
  • His origin : Tea means white, clear in Tahitian (and tea in English). It is also derived from the name Theana, from the Greek "theos", which means God.
  • His party : July 25th.
  • Its derivatives: Téa, Théa, Thea.

Liv

  • Female first name.
  • His origin : "Liv" means refuge in Scandinavian. It is also a derivative of the name Olive.
  • His history : Olive was used in France and England until the twentieth century. This name is a symbol of peace, in connection with the olive branch.
  • His party : March 5th.

Poenui

  • Female first name.
  • His origin : this beautiful name means great pearl in Tahitian. An exotic choice.
  • His party : no known holiday date. Why not with Marguerite on November 16th because this name comes from Persian "margiritis", pearl.

Pia

  • Female first name.
  • His origin : from the Latin "pia", pious.
  • His history : it is in memory to St. Pius X that Pia is celebrated. Pia could appeal to many fans of names still rare, short and chic. It is mostly given in Corsica.
  • His party : August 21st.

Alari

  • Male first name.
  • His origin : Provencal form of the name Hilaire, Latin "hilaris", gay. Let's say he's prettier than the original!
  • His history : St. Hilary Bishop of Poitiers in the fourth century opposed the Arian heresy which denied the divine nature of Jesus Christ.
  • His party : January 13th.
  • Its derivative: Alari.

Joy

  • Female first name.
  • His origin : English word for joy. This rich word of promises has become a name.
  • His history : the use of this name begins in the Middle Ages in Great Britain. After a great eclipse, it reappears in the late nineteenth and the first half of the twentieth.
  • His party : August 18th.

Viridiana

  • Female first name.
  • His origin : from the Latin word "viridianus", meaning greenery or god of Nature.
  • His history : Santa Viridiana was a thirteenth century nun known for having multiplied food during famine.
  • His party : February 1st.
  • Its derivatives: Viridian, Verdian, Veridian, Veridian.

Aël

  • Male first name.
  • His origin : Celtic or Breton form of the name Angel, from the Greek "èggelos", which means the messenger.
  • His history : St. Angelo was a preacher from Palestine who came to evangelize Sicily.
  • His party : May 5th.
  • Its derivatives: Aëla (feminine), Aëlig.

Osia

  • Male first name.
  • His origin : from the Hebrew "hosea" which means the savior.
  • His history : it's a name that is mainly found in Russia. Ossia is also a term used in music. Ideal for music lovers!
  • His party : September 9th.
  • Its derivative: Iossi.

Nahia

  • Female first name.
  • His origin : this Basque name comes from "nahi" which means to desire.
  • His history : this name was given to newborns by parents who wanted to prove that the child was wanted and not an accident.
  • His party : May 8th.

Hayato

  • Male first name.
  • His origin : from Japanese "hayato", meaning hawk.
  • His history : this Japanese name is also the name given to an ancient people in Japan, that of the "hawk-men".
  • His party : no known holiday date.

Gemma

  • Female first name.
  • His origin : from the Latin "gemma", precious stone.
  • His history : Gemma is a name that comes from Italy. Rare in France, it is mostly used in the Basque country.
  • His party : April 11th.
  • Its derivatives: Jemma, Gemmie.

Thais

  • Female first name.
  • His origin : from the Greek "thais", ribbon.
  • His history : in antiquity, Thais was a courtesan, mistress of Alexander the Great.
  • His party : October 8th.
  • Its derivatives: Tais, Tess, Tessa, Tessie, Thea.

Silas

  • Male first name.
  • His origin : derived from Sylvain, from the Latin "silvanus", god of the forest. Sylvanus was one of the nicknames of the Roman god Mars. Saint Sylvain was a bishop of Gaza, Palestine, during the reign of Emperor Diocletian in the fourth century. He was condemned to the mines before suffering martyrdom.
  • His party : May 4th.

Calypso

  • Female first name.
  • His origin : from the Greek "kalux", chalice of a flower.
  • His history : In Greek mythology, Calypso was a nymph considered the queen of the mythical island of Ogygia, where she collected Ulysses, whom she tried to seduce in vain.
  • His party : November 10th.

Keola

  • First name mixed.
  • His origin : the word "keola" means life in Hawaiian.
  • His history : this Hawaiian name is rare in France. An original idea for your baby.
  • His party : no known holiday date. Why not with Zoe, which means life too, May 2nd.

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