30 Uncommon Baby Names of the Last 100 Years

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Marice
> Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1995
> Years since the last time name was used: 25
> Babies given the name Marice between 1919-2019: 80

Marice is of Latin origin and means “star of the sea.” This alternate to the name Mary was most popular between 1960 and 1969 when a total of 25 baby girls were named Marice.

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Gara
> Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1995
> Years since the last time name was used: 25
> Babies given the name Gara between 1919-2019: 75

The name Gara, a variation of Gaira, is of Scottish origin and it means “short.” Gara is pronounced “GAERAH.” Gara was most popular between 1940 and 1949 when 20 babies were given the name.

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Brookie
> Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1995
> Years since the last time name was used: 25
> Babies given the name Brookie between 1919-2019: 75

Brookie is a variation of the name Brooke, which is of English origin and it means “small stream.”

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Kathreen
> Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1997
> Years since the last time name was used: 23
> Babies given the name Kathreen between 1919-2019: 85

Kathreen is a variation of the name Katherine, Catherine, Kathryn, Katharine, and other similarly spelled names that have the same pronunciation. Katherine is a girl’s name of Greek origin meaning “pure”.

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Meriel
> Last time name was registered in the SSA database: 1999
> Years since the last time name was used: 21
> Babies given the name Meriel between 1919-2019: 75

Meriel has French and Irish origin and it means “sea nymph or shining sea (in Gaelic).” The word “mer” means “sea” in French.