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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.

Acacia

A flower name from the 16th century, derived from Latin acacia of Greek akakia a derivative of ake ‘point, thorn’.

Acadia

English from ancient Greek

Acantha

The name Acantha (ə-KAN-thə) is a girl’s name of Greek origin, meaning: “thorny”.

Adara

Adara Meaning and Origin Adara is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning “beautiful.” If you think your little girl will be the best looking on the playground (duh), this might be the perfect name. Posts with the name Adara: 50 Stunningly Unique Greek Girl Names for a...

Aella

Aella Meaning and Origin The name Aella means “whirlwind” and is of Greek origin. Aella may sound sweet, but the name actually harkens to one of Hippolyte’s Amazons in Greek mythology who fought against Heracles. Still, pretty cool for a girl! Posts with the name...

Aero

Aero Meaning and Origin Aero is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "of the sky."  Posts with the name Aero: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Agatha

Latinized version of Greek name Agathē a feminine form of agathos.

Agnes

Latinized version of the Greek name Hagnē a feminine form of the adjective hagnos ‘pure, holy’.

Airlia

Airlia Meaning and Origin Airlia is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "ethereal". Related to the Greek name Airlea. Posts with the name Airlia: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Ajax

Ajax Meaning and Origin Ajax is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "of the earth". Ajax or Aias is a Greek mythological hero who played a pivotal role in the myth of the Trojan War. Posts with the name Ajax: 50 Names for Boys That are Cool AF  

Alanis

English from Greek feminine of Alan.

Alec

Alec Meaning and Origin Alec is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "defending men". Current popularity: #582. Posts with the name Alec:  

Alethea

Derived from a Greek word aletheia, meaning truth.

Alexa

Alexa is a Greek name meaning: “defender of men”.

Alexander

Alexander is a Greek boy’s name meaning: “defender of man”.

Alexandra

Alexandra Meaning and Origin The name Alexander is a girl’s name meaning “defender of men” and is of Greek origin. Current popularity: #137. Posts with the name Alexandra: 30 of the Most Elegant Girl Names Ever

Alexandria

Alexandria is a Greek name meaning: “defender of man”.

Alpha

Ultimately of Semitic origin; compare to Hebrew āleph ‘ox’.

Althea

Althea Meaning and Origin Althea is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "with healing power".  Posts with the name Althea: Unique Girl Names Starting with A 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Amarus

Amarus Meaning and Origin Amarus is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "unfading love."  Posts with the name Amarus: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Amaryllis

Derived from amaryssein ‘to sparkle’.

Ambrosia

(Greek ) food of the gods.

Ambrosina

Ambrosina Meaning and Origin Ambrosina is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "immortal."  Posts with the name Ambrosina: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Amersa

Amersa Meaning and Origin Amersa is a girl's name of Greek origin, whose meaning is unknown. There isn't much information that can be found on this name, but it's still one that stands out for its uniqueness. Posts with the name Amersa: 50 Stunningly Unique Greek Girl...

Angelina

Angelina Meaning and Origin Angelina is a girl's name of Spanish, Italian, Greek origin meaning "angel". Current popularity: #290. Posts with the name Angelina: Popular Girl Names Starting with A 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Anisia

Anisia Meaning and Origin Anisia is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning “she who fulfills her obligations.” It's one of those names that sound pretty to the ear and has a great meaning while still being totally unique. Posts with the name Anisia: 50 Stunningly...

Aniston

Aniston Meaning and Origin The name Aniston is a unisex name meaning "resurrection" and is of Greek origin. Posts with the name Aniston: 20 of the Preppiest Names for Girls

Antares

Antares Meaning and Origin Antares is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "rival to-Ares."  Posts with the name Antares: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Apollo

Apollo Meaning and Origin Apollo is a boy's name of Greek mythology origin, meaning "God of the sun."  Posts with the name Apollo: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys 52 Popular Boy Names That Start With A

Aquarius

Aquarius Meaning and Origin Aquarius is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "cupbearer or water bearer."  Posts with the name Aquarius: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Aradia

Aradia Meaning and Origin The name Aradia is a girl's name meaning "watch over, protect" and is of Greek origin. In Italian folklore, Aradia is a supernatural figure known as the queen of the witches and the moon’s Goddess. In 1899, American folklorist Charles Godfrey...

Arche

Arche Meaning and Origin Arche is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "beginning."  Posts with the name Arche: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Ares

Ares Meaning and Origin Ares is a boy's name meaning "bane, ruin" and is of Greek origin. Current Popularity: #593. Posts with the name Ares: 50 Unheard of Unique and Totally Wearable Boys Names

Argo

Argo Meaning and Origin Argo is a boy's name meaning "field, lazy, slothful" and is of Greek origin.  Posts with the name Argo: 24 Insanely Rare Names for Boys That You Haven’t Heard

Ariadne

Ariadne Meaning and Origin Ariadne is a girl’s name meaning “most holy” and is of Greek origin. Posts with the name Ariadne: 30 Adorable and Unique Girl Names Starting with the Letter A

Arion

Arion Meaning and Origin The name Arion is a boy's name meaning "divinely-bred immortal horse" and is of Greek origin. It’s also just straight-up cute for a baby and fascinating for an adult, making it a name a child can grow into. Posts with the name Arion: Rare...

Aris

Aris Meaning and Origin The name Aris is a unisex Greek mythology name. Posts with the name Aris: 100 Girl Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Arista

Arista is a Greek name meaning: “harvest”.

Ariston

Ariston Meaning and Origin The name Ariston is a boy’s name meaning “best” and is of Greek origin. Posts with the name Ariston: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Artemas

Artemas Meaning and Origin Artemas is a boy’s name of Greek origin, meaning: “gift of Artemas.” Of The New Testament derived from Artemidoros ‘gift of Artemis’ and Artemisthenes ‘strength of Artemis’. Posts with the name Artemas: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t...

Artemisia

Artemisia (AAR-TUH-MEE-ZHUH) is a Greek girl’s name meaning: “gift of Artemis”.

Aster

Aster Meaning and Origin The unisex name Aster means "star" and is of Greek origin. Aster is perfect for your shining star. Posts with the name Aster: Rare Magical and Enchanting Baby Names No One Else will Have 30 Non-Traditional Christmas Baby Names for Your Little...

Astra

(Greek, Latin) star.

Astro

Astro Meaning and Origin Astro is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "of the stars."  Posts with the name Astro: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys Baby Names That Mean Moon and Stars

Athan

Athan Meaning and Origin The name Athan is a boy's name meaning "immortal" and is of Greek origin.  Posts with the name Athan: 60 Goth Baby Names from the Darkside for Girls and Boys

Athena

Athena Meaning and Origin Athena is a girl’s name meaning “wisdom and warfare” and is of Greek origin. Current Popularity: #108 Posts with the name Athena: Top 25 Girl Names Starting with the Letter A 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever...

Athene

Athene Meaning and Origin Greek mythology name of the goddess of wisdom and patron of Athens. Athena, also referred to as Athene, was the Greek goddess of wisdom, courage,  justice, warfare, strength, strategy, and arts.  Posts with the name Athene: Top European Baby...

Atlas

The boy’s name Atlas is a Greek name meaning: “titan, to carry”.

Attica

Attica (AT-I-KUH) is a Greek girl’s name meaning: “from Attica”.

Atticus

Atticus Meaning and Origin Atticus is a boy's name of Greek, Latin origin meaning "from Attica". Current popularity: #300. Posts with the name Atticus: 50 Adorable First and Middle Name Combinations for Boys 52 Popular Boy Names That Start With A

Avra

Avra Meaning and Origin Avra is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning “aura or breeze.” This light, breezy and sweet name will ensure your babe is nothing if not laid-back! Posts with the name Avra: 50 Stunningly Unique Greek Girl Names for a Modern...

Axelia

Axelia Meaning and Origin Axelia is a girl's name of Scandinavian, Hebrew, and Greek origin meaning "my father is my peace." The feminine version of Axel. Posts with the name Axelia: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

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”.

Azalia

Azalia Meaning and Origin Azalia is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "dry". A variant of Azalea. Posts with the name Azalia: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Berenice

Berenice Meaning and Origin Berenice is a girl’s name meaning “victory bringer” and is of Greek origin. From Greek name Berenike, of the royal house of Macedon. It is most likely a Macedonian dialect form of Pherenike, meaning victory bringer.

Beronia

(Italian, Greek) bringer of joy.

Briseis

Briseis Meaning and Origin Briseis is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning “daughter of Bris.” Briseis is a significant character in Greek legends; during the Trojan War, she was captured by Achilles, who fell in love with her. This name is perfect for parents who...

Bronte

Bronte Meaning and Origin The name Bronte is a girl's name meaning "thunder" and is of Greek origin. From the Greek word bronte meaning ‘thunder’. Alternatively, it could also be from the Irish surname Gaelic Ó Proinntigh meaning ‘bestower’. Posts with the name...

Bryony

(Greek) flower name.

Calandra

Calandra Meaning and Origin Calandra is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning “lark.” Larks are cheerful and free, and naming a little girl Calandra might help her grow into a free-spirited woman. Posts with the name Calandra: 50 Stunningly Unique Greek Girl Names...

Calidore

Calidore Meaning and Origin Calidore is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "beautiful gift." It was used by Edmund Spenser in his poem 'The Faerie Queene' (1596). Posts with the name Calidore: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Calista

(Latin, Greek) Fairest, most beautiful.

Calix

Calix is a boy’s name of Greek origin, meaning: “handsome”. Calix is also a Latin word meaning “chalice’.

Calixta

Calixta Meaning and Origin Calixta is a girl's name meaning "most beautiful" and is of Greek origin.  Posts with the name Calixta:  25 Super Badass Names for Tough Fierce Baby Girls

Calla

Calla is a Greek girl’s name meaning: “beauty”.

Callia

Callia Meaning and Origin Callia is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "beautiful voice". A variant of Calliope. It is also a genus of longhorn beetles of the subfamily Lamiinae. Posts with the name Callia: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever...

Callie

Callie is a Greek name meaning: “beautiful”.

Calliope

Calliope is a Greek name meaning: “beautiful voice”.

Calypso

Calypso Meaning and Origin Calypso is a girl's name meaning "conceal" and is of Greek origin. Posts with the name Calypso: Stylish Names for Girls That Are Worthy Of The Runway

Cassander

Cassander Meaning and Origin Cassander is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "shining or excelling man." Masculine variation of Cassandra. Posts with the name Cassander: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Cassandra

Cassandra is a Greek name meaning: “prophetess”.

Cassia

Cassia is a Greek girls name meaning: “cinnamon”.

Cassiopeia

Cassiopeia (KAS-EE-UH-PEE-UH) is a Greek girl’s name possibly meaning: “cassia juice”.

Castor

Castor Meaning and Origin The name Castor is a boy's name meaning "he who excels" and is of Greek origin.  Posts with the name Castor: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys

Cepheus

Cepheus Meaning and Origin Cepheus is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "father of Andromeda."  Posts with the name Cepheus: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Cerelia

Cerelia Meaning and Origin Cerelia is a girl's name of Greek or Latin origin meaning "goddess of the harvest, springtime." Posts with the name Cerelia: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Cetus

Cetus Meaning and Origin Cetus is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "sea monster of Poseidon."  Posts with the name Cetus: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Chimera

Chimera Meaning and Origin Chimera is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "she-goat."  Posts with the name Chimera: 100 Hauntingly Gorgeous Dark and Romantic Goth Baby Names

Chloe

Chloe Meaning and Origin Chloe is a girl's name meaning "blooming or green and flourishing" and is of Greek origin. Current Popularity: #27. Posts with the name Chloe: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris

Circe

Circe is a Greek name meaning: “bird”.

Cleo

Cleo (KLEE-OH) is a Greek girl’s name meaning: “glory”.

Cora

Cora is a Greek name meaning: “maiden”.

Corianna

Corianna Meaning and Origin Corianna is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "maiden". A variant of Korinna, from Greek “kórē/κόρη.” Posts with the name Corianna: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Corisande

Corisande Meaning and Origin Corisande is a girl's name meaning "chorus-singer" and is of Greek origin. Corisande's charming nickname Cory or Sandy makes it a versatile and appealing name for a little girl. Posts with the name Corisande: Gorgeous Long and Unique...

Cressida

Cressida (KRES-I-DUH) is a Greek girl’s name meaning: “gold”.

Cypress

Cypress Meaning and Origin Cypress is a unisex botanical name of Greek origin. Posts with the name Cypress: 30 Non-Traditional Christmas Baby Names for Your Little Bundle of Joy

Cyrus

Cyrus Meaning and Origin The name Cyrus is a boy's name meaning "lord" and is of Greek origin. Current Popularity: #369. Posts with the name Cyrus: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys 20 Ancient Names for Boys From Myths and Legends

Damara

Damara Meaning and Origin Damara is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning “gentle.” How gentle-sounding is the name Damara? It also coincidentally means just that: gentle! Posts with the name Damara: 50 Stunningly Unique Greek Girl Names for a Modern Goddess 100...

Daphne

Daphne Meaning and Origin Daphne is a girl's name meaning "laurel tree" and is of Greek origin. Current Popularity: #415. Posts with the name Daphne: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris

Daria

Daria Meaning and Origin The name Daria is a girl's name meaning "possess well" and is of Greek origin. Feminine of the male name Darius meaning ‘possess well’.  Posts with the name Daria: 60 Boho Names for Girls That Are As Unique As They Are Gorgeous 60 Old Fashion...

Deidamia

Deidamia Meaning and Origin Deidamia is a girl’s name of Greek origin, meaning “she who is patient in battle.”  Posts with the name Deidamia: 60 Victorian Girls Names with Cute Nicknames

Deimos

Deimos Meaning and Origin Deimos is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "terror."  Posts with the name Deimos: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Delia

Delia Meaning and Origin Delia is a girl’s name meaning “born on the island of Delos” and is of Greek origin. A name from Greek mythology of the goddess Artemis, referring to her birth on the island of Delos. The Greek island of Delos was the home of Apollo and...

Delphinus

Delphinus Meaning and Origin Delphinus is a boy's name of Greek origin, meaning "dolphin."  Posts with the name Delphinus: 105 Space Baby Names for Boys

Demi

Demi Meaning and Origin Demi is a girl's name of Greek origin, meaning “half.” Demi has yet to emerge as a popular baby name, although we predict it will only be a matter of time before it comes into common use. Posts with the name Demi: 50 Stunningly Unique Greek...

Demna

Demna (DEM-nah) is a Greek girl’s name meaning: “mother earth”.

Desdemona

Desdemona Meaning and Origin Desdemona is a girl's name meaning "ill-fated, unfortunate" and is of Greek origin. Literally a tragic name from Shakespeare's Othello, Desdemona is a beautifully dark name with adorable nicknames like Dessie, Dessa, Essie, and Mona. Posts...

Dmitri

Dmitri Meaning and Origin The name Dmitri is a boy's name meaning "devoted to Demeter" and is of Greek, Russian origin. Posts with the name Dmitri: Whimsical & Enchanting Names for Boys The Cutest Russian Baby Names You'll Want to Steal

Dora

Dora Meaning and Origin Dora is a girl’s name meaning “gift” and is of Greek origin. 19th-century coinage used as a short form of Isidora, Theodora, Dorothy, and any other Greek name with the word dōron ‘gift’. Posts with the name Dora: 60 Short Unique Girl...

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