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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.

Aba

Aba Meaning and Origin The name Aba is a girl's name meaning "born on Thursday" and is of African Ghanaian origin. Posts with the name Aba: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Adio

Adio Meaning and Origin The name Adio is a boy's name meaning "be righteous" and is of African Nigerian origin.  Posts with the name Adio: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Afryea

Afryea Meaning and Origin The name Afryea is a girl's name meaning "born during happy times" and is of African Ghanaian origin. Posts with the name Afryea: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Amado

Amado Meaning and Origin Amado is a boy's name meaning "beloved" and is of Spanish origin. From Latin Amatus ‘beloved’. Posts with the name Amado: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys

Ambra

(Italian) amber.

Ayize

Ayize Meaning and Origin The name Ayize is a boy's name meaning "let it happen" and is of African Zulu origin. Posts with the name Ayize: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Azania

Originally, Azaniah, a male name meaning ‘heard by God’, borne by a biblical character.

Balia

(Italian) mercy.

Belen

Belen Meaning and Origin Belen is a girl's name meaning "Bethlehem" and is of Spanish origin. Current Popularity: #883. Posts with the name Belen: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys

Bionda

From bionda meaning ‘blonde’ or a nickname for a woman with light hair.

Bjork

Bjork Meaning and Origin The name Bjork is a girl's name meaning "birch" and is of Icelandic origin. Posts with the name Bjork: 182 Cool And Unique Names For Girls

Capria

(Italian) capstan, windlass.

Capucine

Capucine Meaning and Origin Capucine is a girl's name meaning "cowled monk" and is of French origin. Posts with the name Capucine: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris

Casilda

Casilda Meaning and Origin A Spanish girl's name of uncertain meaning it was borne of an 11th-century saint. Posts with the name Casilda: 50 Exotic & Unique Names for Your Baby Girl

Cayo

Cayo Meaning and Origin Cayo is a boy's name meaning "rejoice" and is of Spanish origin. From Latin name Caius.  Posts with the name Cayo: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys 50 Most Popular Boy Names on All Things Baby Names

Celso

Celso is an Italian boys name from the Latin family name Celsus, a nickname meaning: “tall, lofty”.

Corazon

Corazon Meaning and Origin The name Corazon is a girl's name meaning "heart" and is of Spanish origin. Religious name referring to the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

Corrado

Corrado is an Italian boy’s name meaning: “bold counsel”.

Dakarai

Dakarai Meaning and Origin The name Dakarai is a boy's name meaning "happiness" and is of African Egyptian origin. Posts with the name Dakarai: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Dario

Dario Meaning and Origin Dario is a boy's name meaning "posses well" and is of Spanish origin. Current Popularity: #822. Posts with the name Dario: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys

Darya

Darya Meaning and Origin Darya is a girl's name meaning "good ruler" and is of Russian origin. From Greek via a Persian royal name. What a perfect name to bestow to a baby girl who will become a strong and empowered woman one day. You may also...

Delfina

(Italian, Spanish, Greek) dolphin. 

Desta

Desta Meaning and Origin The name Desta is a girl's name meaning "joy, happiness" and is of African origin.  Posts with the name Desta: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Disa

Disa Meaning and Origin The name Disa is a girl's name of Scandinavian origin. Old Norse short form of various personal names containing the final element dí s ‘goddess’.

Efia

Efia Meaning and Origin The name Efia is a girl's name meaning "born on Friday" and is of African Ghanaian origin. Posts with the name Efia: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Ekaterina

Ekaterina Meaning and Origin The name Ekaterina is a girl's name meaning "pure" and is of Slavic origin. Pronounced: eh-kah-teh-REE-na. Bulgarian and Macedonian form of Katherine, a cognate of the Greek Aikaterinē from katharos ‘pure’. Posts with the name Ekaterina:...

Eladio

Eladio Meaning and Origin Eladio is a boy's name meaning "from Greece" and is of Spanish origin. From Late Greek Helladios ‘from Greece’. Posts with the name Eladio: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys

Ellera

(Italian) cheerful.

Elodia

(Spanish) foreign riches.

Emilio

Emilio Meaning and Origin Emilio is a boy's name meaning "rival" and is of Spanish origin. Current Popularity: #229. Posts with the name Emilio: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys

Ennio

(Italian) destined.

Ezzo

Ezzo is an Italian boy’s name meaning: “noble”.

Fabiana

Fabiana Meaning and Origin The name Fabiana is a girl's name meaning "bean grower" and is of Italian and Spanish origin. Feminine variation of Fabian. Posts with the name Fabiana: 30 Rare and Unique Names for Girls

Femi

Femi Meaning and Origin The name Femi is a girl’s name meaning “love me” and is of African Nigerian origin. Posts with the name Femi: 50 Exotic & Unique Names for Your Baby Girl

Florencio

Florencio Meaning and Origin Florencio is a boy's name meaning "blossoming" and is of Spanish origin. From Latin Florentius a derivative of florens ‘blossoming’. Posts with the name Florencio: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys

Francoise

Francoise Meaning and Origin Francoise is a girl's name meaning "from France" or "free one" and is of French origin. Posts with the name Francoise: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris

Hadiya

Hadiya Meaning and Origin The name Hadiya is a girl's name meaning "guide" and is of African Swahili origin. Posts with the name Hadiya: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Idalia

(Italian) behold the sun.

Ilario

Ilario is an Italian boy’s name meaning: “cheerful”.

Ilya

Ilya Meaning and Origin Ilya is a boy's name meaning "the Lord is my God" and is of Russian origin. Posts with the name Ilya: The Cutest Russian Baby Names You'll Want to Steal

Ingrid

Ingrid is a Norse name meaning: “beautiful”.

Inigo

Inigo Meaning and Origin Inigo is a boy's name meaning "fire" and is of Spanish, Basque origin. From the medieval Spanish name Íñigo, a vernacular derivative of Ignatius, a result of crossing the name with Ennecus.  Posts with the name Inigo: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names...

Isaura

Isaura Meaning and Origin Isaura is a girl's name meaning "a woman from Isauria" and is of Spanish origin. From Late Latin name Isaura, denoting a woman from Isauria.  Posts with the name Isaura: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys 500 of the Prettiest Girl...

Izora

Izora Meaning and Origin Izora is a girl's name meaning "from Isauria" and is of Latin origin. Posts with the name Izora: 30 Vintage Baby Names Lost in Time That Actually Sound Quite Modern

Jacinta

Jacinta Meaning and Origin Jacinta is a girl's name meaning "hyacinth" and is of Spanish origin. Pronounced: hah-SEEN-tah. Spanish for Greek flower name, “hyacinth”. Posts with the name Jacinta: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys

Jafari

Jafari Meaning and Origin The name Jafari is a boy's name meaning "stream" and is of African Swahili origin. Posts with the name Jafari: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Jelena

Jelena Meaning and Origin Jelena is a girl's name meaning "shining light" and is of Russian origin. Posts with the name Jelena: The Cutest Russian Baby Names You'll Want to Steal

Jendayi

Jendayi Meaning and Origin The name Jendayi is a girl's name meaning "give thanks" and is of African Zimbabwean origin. Posts with the name Jendayi: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Kalindi

Kalindi Meaning and Origin Kalindi is a girl's name meaning "sun" and is of Hindi origin. Variation of Kalinda. Posts with the name Kalindi: 50 Exotic & Unique Names for Your Baby Girl

Kasiani

Kasiani Meaning and Origin The name Kasiani is a girl's name meaning "cinnamon" and is of Greek origin. Also spelled Kassiani or Casiane. Posts with the name Kasiani: 100 Girl Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Katerina

Katerina Meaning and Origin Katerina is a girl's name meaning "pure" and is of Russian origin. Posts with the name Katerina: The Cutest Russian Baby Names You'll Want to Steal 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Katya

Katya Meaning and Origin Katya is a girl's name meaning "pure" and is of Russian origin. Diminutive of Ekatarina, Russian variation of Katherine.   Posts with the name Katya: The Cutest Russian Baby Names You'll Want to Steal

Kenaya

Kenaya Meaning and Origin The name Kenaya is a girl's name meaning "glory to God" and is of African origin. Kenaya has a very feminine feeling to it and an exotic touch; Naya could be a cute nickname. You may also like: Ksenia, Kenzie, Krizia Posts with the name...

Ksenia

Ksenia Meaning and Origin Ksenia is a girl's name meaning "hospitable" and is of Russian origin.  Posts with the name Ksenia: The Cutest Russian Baby Names You'll Want to Steal

Larue

Larue (LAA-Ruw) is a girl’s name of French origin meaning: “street”.

Lesina

Lesina is a Italian place name.

Licerio

Licerio Meaning and Origin Licerio is a boy's name meaning "light or wolf" and is of Spanish origin. From Late Latin personal name Lycerius, from either Greek lykē ‘light’ or lykos ‘wolf. Posts with the name Licerio: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and...

Ligia

Ligia Meaning and Origin Ligia is a girl's name meaning "chosen one" and is of Spanish origin. A shortened form of Eligia, the feminine form of Eligio. Posts with the name Ligia: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys

Lourdes

Lourdes is a French girl’s name meaning: “craggy slope”.

Lucio

Lucio is an Italian boy’s name from Lucius, a Roman name from Latin lux meaning:”light”.

Mabilia

Mabilia is a Italian name meaning: “loveable”.

Machara

Machara Meaning and Origin Machara is a rare Scottish name that we think deserves a second glance. It's a vibrant and resonant name that has a warm and direct sound. The name Machara is a girl's name meaning "plain" and is of Scottish origin.  Posts with the name...

Mahalia

Mahalia Meaning and Origin Mahalia is a girl’s name meaning “tenderness” and is of Hebrew origin. A cross between two biblical names: Mahali (Exodus 6:19) and Mahalah (1 Chronicles 7:18). This name is borne by several characters in the Bible including Mahalah, the...

Makeda

Makeda Meaning and Origin The name Makeda is a girl's name meaning "greatness" and is of African origin. Posts with the name Makeda: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Maksim

Maksim Meaning and Origin Maksim is a boy's name meaning "greatest" and is of Russian origin. Posts with the name Maksim: The Cutest Russian Baby Names You'll Want to Steal

Marcos

Marcos Meaning and Origin Marcos is a boy's name meaning "warlike" and is of Spanish origin. Current Popularity: #479. Posts with the name Marcos: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys

Massima

Massima is a Italian name meaning: “greatest”.

Mattea

Mattea is an Italian name meaning: “gift from god”.

Misha

Misha Meaning and Origin Misha is a unisex name meaning "who is like God" and is of Russian origin. Posts with the name Misha: The Cutest Russian Baby Names You'll Want to Steal

Naiara

Naiara is a  place name, from the Basque Spanish city Nájera, that is of Arabic origin.

Nasrin

Nasrin Meaning and Origin The name Nasrin is a girl's name meaning "wild rose" and is of Persian origin.  Posts with the name Nasrin: 50 Exotic & Unique Names for Your Baby Girl

Nerio

Nerio is an Italian boy’s name meaning:“war”

Nia

Nia Meaning and Origin The name Nia is a girl's name meaning "purpose mother of Shaka" and is of African Swahili origin. Current Popularity: #494. Posts with the name Nia: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Nicia

Nicia is a Italian name meaning: “people of victory”.

Nicola

Nicola Meaning and Origin Nicola is a girl’s name meaning “victory of the people” and is of Italian origin. Italian feminine form of Nicholas. Posts with the name Nicola: 50 Exotic & Unique Names for Your Baby Girl

Nikita

Nikita Meaning and Origin Nikita is a girl's name meaning "unconquered" and is of Russian origin. From Greek Anikētos.  Posts with the name Nikita: The Cutest Russian Baby Names You'll Want to Steal

Nikolai

Nikolai Meaning and Origin Nikolai is a boy's name meaning "people of victory" and is of Russian origin. Current Popularity: #547. Posts with the name Nikolai: The Cutest Russian Baby Names You'll Want to Steal

Nyala

Nyala Meaning and Origin The name Nyala is a girl's name meaning "mountain goat" and is of African origin. A very rare name for girls, making it fresh and unusual. This name also fits in nicely among more popular names like Maya and Layla. You may also like: Naarah,...

Okello

Okello Meaning and Origin The name Okello is a boy's name meaning "born after twins" and is of African origin. Posts with the name Okello: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Oksana

Oksana Meaning and Origin Oksana is a girl's name meaning "praise to God" and is of Russian origin. Posts with the name Oksana: The Cutest Russian Baby Names You'll Want to Steal

Omari

Omari Meaning and Origin The name Omari is a boy's name meaning "God is exalted" and is of African Swahili origin. Current Popularity: #500. Posts with the name Omari: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Oria

Oria is a Italian name meaning: “golden”.

Pamina

Pamina is a Italian name meaning: “little honey”.

Paolo

Paolo is an Italian boy’s name meaning: “small”.

Parisa

Parisa is a Persian name meaning: “fairy like”.

Pasha

Pasha Meaning and Origin Pasha is a unisex name of Russian origin, meaning: “of the ocean.” Posts with the name Pasha: 50 Exotic & Unique Names for Your Baby Girl

Quirino

Quirino is an Italian boy’s name that comes from a Latin word meaning: “spear”.

Raziya

Raziya Meaning and Origin The name Raziya is a girl's name meaning "agreeable" and is of African Swahili origin. Simply put, it's beyond beautiful -- and has a certain aura about it that's loving and warm. You may also like: Raisa, Renee, Rosabel Posts with the name...

Rosario

Rosario Meaning and Origin Rosario is a unisex name meaning "our Lady of the Rosary" and is of Spanish origin. Marian name honoring Nuestra Señora del Rosario ‘Our Lady of the Rosary’.  Posts with the name Rosario: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and...

Saada

Saada Meaning and Origin The name Saada is a girl's name meaning "helpful" and is of African Swahili origin. Posts with the name Saada: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Sakura

Sakura Meaning and Origin Sakura is a girl’s name meaning “cherry blossom” and is of Japanese origin. Pronounced: sah-kuu-rah. Another meaning could come from saku ‘blossom’ and ra ‘good’. Posts with the name Sakura: 50 Exotic & Unique Names for Your Baby...

Sarita

Sarita is a Italian and Hebrew name meaning: “Princess”.

Sasha

Sasha Meaning and Origin Sasha is a unisex name meaning "defender of men" and is of Russian origin. Current Popularity: #605. Posts with the name Sasha: 100 Gender Neutral Baby Names The Cutest Russian Baby Names You'll Want to Steal

Saskia

Saskia is a girl’s name of Dutch origin, meaning: “Saxon”.

Shula

Shula Meaning and Origin Shula is a girl's name meaning "peacefulness" and is of Hebrew origin. A short form of Shulamit, adopted in the English-speaking world as an independent name.

Solange

Solange is a French girl’s name meaning: “solemn”.

Taddeo

Taddeo is an Italian and Spanish boy’s name meaning: “Gift of God”.

Takara

Takara Meaning and Origin Takara is a girl's name meaning "treasure, jewel" and is of Japanese origin. Posts with the name Takara: 25 Sparkling Off Beat Gemstone Names For Girls

Talib

Talib Meaning and Origin The name Talib is a boy's name meaning "seeker of knowledge" and is of Arabic African origin. Posts with the name Talib: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

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