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Aaven

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

Acadia

English from ancient Greek

Adair

Adair Meaning and Origin Adair is a unisex name of English and Scottish origin, meaning: “a river near the oaks.” A surname derived from the Old English name Eadgar.

Adalynn

Adalynn Meaning and Origin Adalynn is a girl’s name meaning “noble” and is of English origin. A variation of the French name Adeline. Current popularity: #116 Posts with the name Adalynn: Top 25 Girl Names Starting with the Letter A

Addilyn

Addilyn Meaning and Origin Addliyn comes from Adeline, a diminutive of Adele, from the Germanic element adal, meaning “noble.” Current popularity: #184. Posts with the name Addilyn: 30 Adorable and Unique Girl Names Starting with the Letter A

Addison

Addison Meaning and Origin The name Addison is a unisex name meaning "son of Adam" and is of English origin. Current Popularity: #47 for a girl. Posts with the name Addison: 100 Gender Neutral Baby Names

Adelaide

Adelaide is a German name meaning: “noble”. 

Adelyn

Adelyn is an English spelling variation of the French name Adeline meaning: “noble”.

Aerwyna

Aerwyna Meaning and Origin The name Aerwyna is a girl's name meaning "friend of the sea" and is of English origin.  Aerwyna is an ideal seagoing name — perfect for a daughter one plans to raise by the ocean or beach. Posts with the name Aerwyna: Rare Magical and...

Alanis

English from Greek feminine of Alan.

Albion

Albion Meaning and Origin Albion is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “white.” A poet name for Britain derived from Latin albus ‘white’.

Alcott

Alcott Meaning and Origin The name Alcott is a boy’s name meaning “from the old cottage” and is of English origin. Posts with the name Alcott: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Alden

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

Alderose

Alderose Meaning and Origin Alderose is a girl’s name of English origin, meaning “old rose.”  Posts with the name Alderose: 60 Victorian Girls Names with Cute Nicknames

Aldous

Aldous Meaning and Origin The name Aldous is a boy's name meaning "old" and is of English origin. Posts with the name Aldous: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and Boys 50 Unique Boy Names That Start with A

Aldrin

Aldrin Meaning and Origin Aldrin is a boy's name of English origin, meaning "old and wise ruler."  Posts with the name Aldrin: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Alfie

Alfie Meaning and Origin Alfie is a boy's name of English origin meaning "wise counselor." Short form of Alfred, from the Old English Aelfraed. Posts with the name Alfie: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare 10 Cute Boy Names to Make you Swoon

Alger

Alger Meaning and Origin Alger is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “elfspear.” A surname derived from Old English, aelf  ‘elf’ and gar ‘spear’. Posts with the name Alger: 50 Unique Boy Names That Start with A   

Alice

Alice (A-lis or AL-iss) is a French and English name meaning: “noble”.

Alistair

Alistair Meaning and Origin The name Alistair is a boy's name meaning "to defend man" and is of English origin. Altered spelling of Alasdair, the Scottish Gaelic form of Alexander ‘to defend man’. Current Popularity: #963. Alistair has power, flair and is also...

Almandine

Almandine Meaning and Origin Almandine is a girl's English gemstone name. The gemstone is named after the city of Alabanda near Miletos and Ephesos in Asia Minor. Almandine is a deep brownish or purplish-red gemstone mineral belonging to the garnet group.

Alton

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

Alva

Anglicized form of Irish name Ailbhe from Old Irish albho ‘white’.

Alvar

Alvar is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning elf army.

Ambria

Ambria Meaning and Origin Ambria is a girl’s name meaning “amber gem, golden color” and is of English origin. Posts with the name Ambria: 15 Unique Autumn Names for Girls to Fall for 100 Pretty Unique Names for Girls Flying Under the Radar 500 of the Prettiest Girl...

Amery

Amery Meaning and Origin Amery is a unisex name meaning "work rule" and is of English origin. There is a cuteness to short names that aren’t nicknames, and Amery is a perfect example of that. Posts with the name Amery: 20 Unique Unusual Girl Names to Add to Your...

Ames

Ames Meaning and Origin Ames is a boy's name of French, English, or German origin meaning "friend or a beloved." Posts with the name Ames: 100 Baby Names For Boys That Are Super Rare 50 Names for Boys That are Cool AF

Amethyst

Amethyst (a-muh-thuhst) is a girl’s name from an English word via Greek, meaning: “not intoxicated”.

Amoret

A name from Spenser’s poem The Faerie Queene.

Anise

Anise Meaning and Origin The name Anise is a girl's name meaning "spice" and is of English origin.

Annabelle

Annabelle is a English name meaning: “loving”.

Annistyn

Annistyn is an English name meaning: “resurrection”.

Ansleigh

Ansleigh Meaning and Origin Ansleigh is a girl’s name meaning “hermitage clearing” and is of English origin. Posts with the name Ansleigh: 30 Adorable and Unique Girl Names Starting with the Letter A

Ansley

Ansley is an English name meaning: “hermitage clearing”.

Anson

Anson Meaning and Origin Anson is a boy's name meaning "son of Ann" and is of English origin. Surnames are definitely trending for baby names; we love Anson because it evokes strength and masculinity while being totally under the popularity radar. You may also...

Archer

The boy’s name Archer is a English surname and occupational name meaning: “bowman”.

Arden

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

Ardsley

Ardsley (AARDZLiy) is a English girl’s or boy’s place name meaning: “lover’s meadow”.

Arlington

Arlington Meaning and Origin Arlington is a boy's place name of English origin.  Posts with the name Arlington: 50 Southern Baby Names That Are Charming and Timeless

Arlo

Arlo is an English name meaning: “fortified hill”.

Arlow

Arlow Meaning and Origin Arlow is a boy's name meaning "fortified hill" and is of English origin.  Posts with the name Arlow: 20 Cute and Unique Middle Names for Boys You Haven't Thought Of Yet

Arrow

The boy’s name Arrow is an English word name.

Ash

“Belonging to Ashton”

Ashby

Ashby Meaning and Origin Ashby is a boy's name meaning "ash tree farm" and is of English origin. Posts with the name Ashby: 30 Vintage Baby Names Lost in Time That Actually Sound Quite Modern

Asher

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

Ashley

Ashley Meaning and Origin Ashley is a girl’s name meaning “ash tree meadow” and is of English origin. Current Popularity: #154 Posts with the name Ashley: Top 25 Girl Names Starting with the Letter A

Ashton

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

Aspen

Aspen is an English tree name.

Aston

Aston Meaning and Origin Aston is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “East settlement.” Posts with the name Aston: 50 Unique Boy Names That Start with A 30 Rare Baby Boy Names That Aren’t Being Used

Astoria

Astoria Meaning and Origin Astoria is a girl's place name of English origin.  Posts with the name Astoria: Stylish Names for Girls That Are Worthy Of The Runway 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Atley

Atley Meaning and Origin The name Atley is a unisex name meaning "from the meadow" and is of English origin.  Posts with the name Atley: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Attwell

Attwell Meaning and Origin Attwell is a boy's name meaning "dweller at the well" and is of English origin.  Posts with the name Attwell: Cute and Unique Middle Names for Boys You Haven't Thought Of Yet

Auberon

(English) noble bear.

Aubree

Aubree Meaning and Origin Aubree is a girl’s name meaning “elf ruler” and is of English origin. A spelling variation of Aubrey. Current Popularity: #156 Posts with the name Aubree: Top 25 Girl Names Starting with the Letter A

Aubrey

Aubrey Meaning and Origin The name Aubrey is a unisex name meaning "elf power" and is of English origin. The name Aubrey is derived from Norman French from the Germanic elements alf “elf” and ric “power”. Current Popularity: #56 for a girl. Posts with the name Aubrey:...

Auburn

Auburn Meaning and Origin Auburn is a unisex color name of English origin. This reddish-brown is usually associated with hair color, but it’s also a unique moniker that evokes feelings of fall.  Posts with the name Auburn: Invented and Uncommon Names for...

Audelia

Audelia is an elaboration of the Old English name Audrey meaning: “noble strength”.

Auden

Auden is an English name meaning: “old friend”.

Audley

Audley Meaning and Origin The name Audley is a unisex name meaning "Aldgyth clearing" and is of English origin. Originally a surname from Old English female given name Aldgȳth and lēah ‘clearing’. Posts with the name Audley: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and...

Audra

Audra Meaning and Origin Audra is a girl's name meaning "noble strength" and is of English origin.  Posts with the name Audra: 30 Vintage Baby Names Lost in Time That Actually Sound Quite Modern

Audrey

Audrey is an English name meaning: “noble strength”.

Audrina

Audrina is an English meaning: “noble strength”.

Austin

Austin is a English name meaning: “majestic”.

Autry

Autry Meaning and Origin The name Autry is a unisex name meaning "noble strength" and is of English origin. Posts with the name Autry: 100 Girl Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Autumn

Autumn is a girl’s name that comes from an English season name.

Avalina

Avalina Meaning and Origin The name Avalina is a girl's name meaning "pure" and is of English origin.  Posts with the name Avalina: 100 Girl Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Aven

Aven Meaning and Origin Aven is a boy’s name meaning: “fair radiance” and is of English origin. Posts with the name Aven: Invented and Uncommon Names for Boys

Avery

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

Avon

Avon Meaning and Origin Avon is a boy’s name of English origin that is from a settlement on one of the rivers called Avon or Aven. The river name is derived from the Celtic word abona for ‘river’. Warwickshire Avon, England is believed to be the birthplace of William...

Avonlea

Avonlea Meaning and Origin Avonlea is a girl's name of English origin meaning "river by a field". Posts with the name Avonlea: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Avril

The French word for the fourth month, April.

Azalea

The girl’s name Azalea is a modern coinage for a name of a flowering shrub, named after the feminine form of Greek azaleos, meaning: ”dry”.

Bailey

Bailey Meaning and Origin The name Bailey is a unisex name meaning "bailiff" and is of English origin. Current Popularity: #171 for a girl. Bailey is a sweet gender-neutral name that’s slightly less popular than Hailey. You may also like: Bayla, Beah, Bria Posts with...

Banning

Banning Meaning and Origin The name Banning is a boy's name meaning "slayer warrior, little blond one" and is of English, Gaelic origin. Posts with the name Banning: 24 Insanely Rare Names for Boys That You Haven’t Heard 30 Cool Unusual Undiscovered Boy...

Bannon

(English) son of fair-haired one.

Baptist

Baptist Meaning and Origin Baptist is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “to dip.” From Latin baptista, Greek baptistēs derived from baptein ‘to dip’. This name connotes a quirky vibe — in a good way. You may also like: Basile, Beowulf, Bertram Posts with the...

Barclay

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

Barnaby

Barnaby Meaning and Origin The name Barnaby means “son of exhortation” and is of English via Aramaic origin. Posts with the name Barnaby: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Baron

Baron Meaning and Origin Baron is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “young warrior.” A title of nobility derived from Old English beorn ‘young warrior’.

Barrett

Barrett Meaning and Origin Barrett is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “dispute.” A nickname from the Middle English baret ‘dispute, argument’. Posts with the name Barrett: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t Hear On The...

Barton

Barton Meaning and Origin Barton is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “barley settlement.” Originally a surname derived from Old English bere ‘barley’ and tun ‘enclosure, settlement’.

Baxter

The boy’s name Baxter is a English name meaning: “baker”.

Bayard

Bayard Meaning and Origin The name Bayard is a boy's name meaning "foolhardy" and is of English origin. Posts with the name Bayard: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Baylen

Baylen Meaning and Origin Baylen is a boy’s name of English origins, meaning: “auburn-haired.”  Posts with the name Baylen: Invented and Uncommon Names for Boys

Baylor

Baylor Meaning and Origin The name Baylor is a unisex name meaning "fine friend" and is of English and Irish origin. Current Popularity: #460 for a boy. Posts with the name Baylor: 100 Gender Neutral Baby Names

Bear

Bear Meaning and Origin Bear is a boy's name of English origin, meaning "bear". Current popularity: #897. Posts with the name Bear: 50 Names for Boys That are Cool AF  

Bellamy

Bellamy is a English and Irish name meaning: “fine friend”.

Bennett

Bennett Meaning and Origin Bennett is a unisex name of English origin meaning "blessed". Current popularity: #101 for a boy. Posts with the name Bennett: 50 Adorable First and Middle Name Combinations for Boys

Bentley

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

Beowulf

Beowulf Meaning and Origin The name Beowulf is a boy's name meaning "beewolf" and is of English origin. Posts with the name Beowulf: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Berengaria

Berengaria Meaning and Origin Berengaria is a girl's name meaning "maiden of the bear-spear" and is of English origin. If you're ready to raise a powerful woman, Berengaria is the name for your little girl.  Posts with the name Berengaria: Gorgeous Long and Unique...

Berkley

Berkley Meaning and Origin Berkley is a unisex name of Scottish and English origin, meaning “birch tree meadow.” Berkley may have its roots as a surname, but this effortlessly cute pick works well as a first name too. You may also like: Brinley, Bexley, Briar Posts...

Betony

Betony Meaning and Origin The name Betony is a unisex botanical name of English origin.  Posts with the name Betony:  40 Breathtaking Boho Chic Earthy Names for Girls

Beverly

Beverly Meaning and Origin The name Beverly is a girl's name meaning "beaver stream" and is of English origin. Originally a surname now used as a given name for girls. It comes from a place in East Yorkshire from Old English beofor‘ beaver’ and leac ‘stream’.  Posts...

Bexley

Bexley is an English place name.

Billie

Billie Meaning and Origin Billie is a unisex name meaning "resolute protector" and is of English origin. Posts with the name Billie: Rockabilly Baby Names for Girls and Boys

Blade

“Cutting edge”

Blake

Blake Meaning and Origin The name Blake is a unisex name meaning "black, white" and is of English origin. The name Blake is derived from Old English blaec ‘black’ and blac ‘pale, white’. Blake was originally used as a nickname for someone who had either very dark or...

Blakely

Blakely is an English name meaning: “dark wood”.

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