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We’ve compiled a list of baby names in each category to help you choose the perfect name. Click on a name to find the name meaning, popularity, origin, and other helpful information.

Abbott

Abbott Meaning and Origin The name Abbott is a unisex name meaning “father” and is of Aramaic and Hebrew origin. Derived from the Aramaic abba ‘father’.

Afton

Afton Meaning and Origin The name Afton is a unisex name meaning "evening" and is of Swedish origin. Afton was originally a Scottish surname derived from an English place name. It is also the name of a river in Scotland.  Posts with the name Afton: 20 of the Preppiest...

Alden

Alden is an English boy’s name meaning: “wise friend”.

Alton

Alton is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning river settlement.

Annistyn

Annistyn is an English name meaning: “resurrection”.

Arden

Arden is a unisex English name meaning: “eagle valley”.

Ash

“Belonging to Ashton”

Asher

The boy’s name Asher is a Hebrew name meaning: “fortunate, happy”.

Ashton

The boy’s name Ashton is an English surname meaning: “ash tree settlement”.

Avery

Avery is an English girl’s or boy’s name meaning: “elf counsel”.

Barclay

The boy’s name Barclay is an English name meaning: “birch tree clearing”.

Bardot

Bardot (BAAR-Dow) is a French surname from a French place name

Bentley

The boy’s name Bentley is an English name meaning: “bent grass meadow”.

Bevan

Bevan is a girl’s Welsh name meaning: “son of evan”.

Bexley

Bexley is an English place name.

Brayley

Brayley is an invented girl’s name.

Brecken

The boy’s name Brecken is an Irish name meaning: “freckled”.

Burton

The boy’s name Burton is an English name meaning: “fortress enclosure”.

Callahan

The boy’s name Callahan is an Irish name meaning: “bright-headed”.

Cameron

The boy’s or girl’s name Cameron is a Scottish name meaning: “crooked nose”.

Carlyle

The name Carlyle is originally an Irish surname from Carlisle meaning: “fort settlement”.

Carnegie

Carnegie (kahr-NEG-ee) is a Scottish surname for girl’s meaning: “fort at the gap”.

Caxton

(English) lump settlement.

Channing

The boy’s or girl’s name Channing is an English name meaning: “young wolf or people of Cana”. 

Clarkson

The boy’s name Clarkson is a English surname meaning: “son of the clerk”.

Cohen

Cohen is a Hebrew boy’s name meaning: “priest”.

Collins

Collins Meaning and Origin The name Collins is a unisex name. There are several origins of this name. Some believe that this name originates from a diminutive English form of Nicholas or as a surname meaning "son of Colin." Others say that it came from the Irish...

Conroy

Conroy is a boy’s name originally meaning: “hound of the plain”.

Cooper

Cooper is a boy’s or girl’s English name meaning: “barrel maker”.

Copeland

Copeland is an English boy’s name meaning: “bought land”.

Dashiell

Dashiell Meaning and Origin The name Dashiell is a boy's name from a surname of French origin. Posts with the name Dashiell: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Dawson

Dawson is a boy’s name of English origin meaning: “David’s son”.

Desmond

Desmond is an Irish boy’s name meaning: “man from south Munster”.

Devereux

Devereux is a french girl’s name meaning: “from Evreux”.

Doran

(Irish) stranger.

Dwyer

The boy’s name Dwyer is originally an Irish surname, meaning: “dark and tawny”. 

Edwards

Edwards Meaning and Origin Edwards is a boy's name of English and Welsh origin, meaning "son of Edwards."  Posts with the name Edwards: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Flena

Flena Meaning and Origin Flena is a girl's name of Italian origin, it is an Italian surname.  Posts with the name Flena: Unique & Uncommon Italian Names for Girls

Gallagher

Gallagher is an Irish boys name, meaning: “descendant of foreign helper”.

Grover

Grover is a English name meaning: “grove tree”.

Haines

Haines Meaning and Origin Haines is a boy's name meaning "hawthorn" and is of German origin. While it’s not on the most popular baby name lists right now, it won’t turn any heads. Other than the fact that it’s super cute and quirky in a southern kind of way. You may...

Harley

Harley is an English boy’s or girl’s name meaning: “hare’s meadow”.

Harlow

Harlow is an English unisex name meaning: “hare’s meadow”.

Harrison

Harrison is an English boy’s name  meaning: “son of Harry”. 

Harvey

Harvey is a girl’s or boy’s name of English origin meaning: “battle worthy”.

Hayes

Hayes is an English boy’s name meaning: “hedge”.

Heath

Heath is an English name meaning: “lives by the heath”.

Hendrix

Hendrix is an English, Danish and Old German name meaning: “home ruler”. 

Huxley

(Scottish) Hucc clearing.

Jackson

Jackson is an English boy’s name  meaning: “son of Jack”. 

Jarret

Jarret Meaning and Origin The name Jarret is a boy's name meaning "spear strength" and is of Irish origin. The name Jarret is originally a surname that is derived from the Gaelic form of Gerald.  Posts with the name Jarret: 100 Cute First & Middle Names For...

Jex

Jex Meaning and Origin Jex is a boy’s name from an English surname, the meaning is unknown.  Posts with the name Jex: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t Hear On The Playground

Jones

Jones (jownz) is a girl’s or boy’s name of English origin meaning: “Johns son”.

Joplyn

Joplyn (JOP-LIN) is a girl’s name of English origin meaning: “son of Job”.

Kelso

The boy’s name Kelso is a Scottish surname and place name meaning: “chalk ridge”.

Kendrew

Kendrew Meaning and Origin The name Kendrew is a boy’s name meaning “man, warrior” and is of Scottish origin. Posts with the name Kendrew: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Landon

Landon is an English boy’s name meaning: “long hill”.

Lane

Lane is an English boy’s or girl’s name meaning: “small path”.

Lawson

Lawson is an English boy’s name meaning: “son of Laurence”.

Linden

Linden is an English name meaning: “lime tree”.

Loman

The name Loman is an irish boy’s name meaning: “bare”.

Mackenzie

Mackenzie is a Scottish name meaning: “son of Kenneth”.

Mackley

Mackley (mak-lee) is a girl’s name of English origin meaning: “Maccas forest”.

Maddox

Maddox is a Welsh boy’s name meaning: “son of Madoc”.

Maguire

Maguire is an boy’s name from an Irish surname meaning: “son of the beige one”.

Manning

Manning is a Norse name meaning: “brave”.

Maren

Maren (MARE-in) is a girl’s or boy’s name of Latin origin meaning: “sea”.

Marshall

Marshall is a French name meaning: “works with horses”. 

Matten

Matten Meaning and Origin Matten is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “gift of God.” Initially, a surname that is a diminutive of “Matt,” a medieval short form of the personal name “Matthew”, itself originating from the Hebrew male name “Matityahu.” Posts with...

Monet

Monet is a French given name and surname of unknown meaning.

Montgomery

Montgomery is a Norman boy’s name meaning: “manpower”.

Nixon

Nixon is an English, Scottish or Irish name meaning: “son of Nicholas”. 

Paige

Paige is an English name meaning: “young servant”.

Parker

Parker is an English boy’s name meaning: “game keeper”.

Paxton

Paxton is an English boy’s name from Latin meaning: “peace town”.

Peyton

Peyton is an English name meaning: “fighters estate”.

Pierson

Pierson is an English boy’s name meaning: “son of Pier”.

Quillen

Quillen Meaning and Origin The name Quillen is a surname of Irish origin meaning “cub.” Posts with the name Quillen: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Ramsay

The boy’s name Ramsay is a Scottish name meaning: “wild garlic island”.

Reagan

Reagan is an Irish name meaning: “little king”.

Reid

Reid is a Scottish name meaning: “red-haired”.

Rennon

Rennon Meaning and Origin Rennon is a boy’s name from an English surname of unknown meaning. Posts with the name Rennon: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Riley

Riley is an English boy’s or girl’s name meaning: “rye clearing”.

Rourke

Rourke Meaning and Origin Rourke is a boy's name meaning "illustrious and mighty" and is of Irish origin. Rourke fits well with the modern trend toward surnames-as-first-names, for those who are fans of the style. Posts with the name Rourke: 15 Super Rare Irish Boys...

Shaw

Shaw Meaning and Origin The name Shaw is a boy's name meaning "wood" and is of Scottish origin. Shaw makes a beautiful nature-inspired name for your little boy. You may also like: Slater, Saber, Seanan Posts with the name Shaw: Rare and Unique Scottish Baby Names...

Spencer

Spencer is an English boy’s name meaning: “dispenser of provisions”.

Sullivan

Sullivan is an English boy’s name meaning: “dark eyes”.

Taylor

Taylor is a boy’s or girl’s name of English origin meaning: “tailor”.

Telese

Telese is a Italian surname name.

Tierney

The girl’s name or boy’s Tierney is an Irish name meaning: “lord or master”.

Truett

Truett Meaning and Origin The name Truett is a boy's name from an English surname, from the village of Trewhitt in Northumberland, England. Current Popularity: #957. Posts with the name Truett: 50 Southern Baby Names for Boys You’re Guaranteed to Fall for

Tyler

Tyler is an English name meaning: tile maker”.

West

West is an English unisex topographical word name and surnname.

Whitney

Whitney is an English name meaning: “from the white island”.

Wilson

Wilson is a boy’s English name meaning: “son of Will”

Windsor

Windsor (WIHND-ZER) is a girl’s or boy’s name of English origin meaning: “Landing place with a windlass”.

Winslet

The girl’s name Winslet is an English name meaning: “Wynn’s stream”.

Winston

Winston is an English boy’s name meaning: “joy stone”.

Wolfgang

The boy’s name Wolfgang is a German name meaning: “traveling wolf”.

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