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Araminta? vs. Yes vs. No

I’m a pretty big history buff, and Araminta was the real name of Harriet Tubman, (Harriet was her mother’s name and her middle name.) and I just love civil rights. We would call her Minty. Should I just use Harriet? I just think she could be teased with that name. (Hairy Harriet)
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Emma in Western Australia
We have a boy named Tyler James and a girl named Gypsie Jade. Expecting our 3rd, which is a boy. I'm in love with the name Olly, but my partner thinks Gypsie and Olly are unique names and Tyler is not, so it won't feel right. So he wants an ordinary name. Please help with something unique but ordinary.
Baby Name Genie:
In the space between unique and ordinary is a special category of names I think of as "antiques." They are familiar and well-used names that are not widely in use these days. For your son, I give you Oscar Jude - a perfectly ordinary, unique name.

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