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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.

Adley

Adley Meaning and Origin Adley is a unisex name meaning "judicious" and is of Hebrew origin. Current Popularity: #674 for a girl. Posts with the name Adley: Stylish Names for Girls That Are Worthy Of The Runway

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...

Ainsley

Ainsley is a Scottish name meaning: “meadow”.

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

Ansley

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

Arden

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

Aspen

Aspen is an English tree name.

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:...

Auden

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

Avery

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

Basile

Basile Meaning and Origin Basile is a boy's name meaning "basil" and is of French origin.  Posts with the name Basile: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris

Beatrice

Beatrice is a Latin name meaning: “bringer of happiness”

Blair

Blair is an Scottish name meaning: “plain or field”.

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...

Blythe

(English) carefree, cheerful.

Bradley

Bradley is an English boy’s or girl’s name meaning: “broad wood clearing”.

Bronwyn

Bronwyn Meaning and Origin The name Bronwyn is a girl's name meaning "white breast" and is of Irish origin.  Posts with the name Bronwyn: 10 Unique and Absolutely Adorable Twin Names for Girls 20 of the Preppiest Names for Girls 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve...

Brooks

Brooks Meaning and Origin The name Brooks is a boy's name meaning "of the brook" and is of English origin. Like many southern things, this name is a total classic. Current Popularity: #91. Posts with the name Brooks: 50 Southern Baby Names for Boys You’re Guaranteed...

Campbell

Campbell Meaning and Origin Campbell is a unisex name of Scottish and Irish origin, meaning: “crooked mouth.” It’s a Scottish surname that’s a charming first name, and even more adorable when shortened to Cam. The name Campbell is an Irish surname—derived from the...

Caroline

Caroline Meaning and Origin The name Caroline is a girl's name meaning "free man" and is of French origin. The name Caroline is the feminine form of Charles. Current Popularity: #71. Posts with the name Caroline: 127 Cute First and Middle Name Combinations 50 Southern...

Carrington

Carrington Meaning and Origin The name Carrington is a unisex name meaning "settlement of Cerihere's people" and is of English origin. Posts with the name Carrington: 20 of the Preppiest Names for Girls

Cece

Cece (see-see) is a Latin girl’s name meaning: “blind”.

Cecelia

Cecelia Meaning and Origin Cecelia is a girl’s name of Latin origin, meaning “blind.”  Posts with the name Cecelia: 60 Victorian Girls Names with Cute Nicknames

Chandler

Chandler Meaning and Origin Chandler is a unisex name of French origin, meaning: “candlemaker”. Current Popularity: #569 for a boy and #977 for a girl. Posts with the name Chandler: The Chicest French Names for Girls and Boys Oh La La

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...

Cooper

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

Corbin

Corbin Meaning and Origin Corbin is a boy's name of English origin, meaning "raven or crow." A subtle nod to Gothic author Edgar Allen Poe and his inclusion of ravens in his dark tales, although the bird has long been associated with dark connotations. Posts with the...

Crew

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

Darcy

Darcy Meaning and Origin Darcy is a unisex name of French origin, meaning: “from Arcy.” Originally a Norman baronial name d’Arcy borne by a family who came from Arcy in northern France. Posts with the name Darcy: The Chicest French Names for Girls and Boys Oh La...

Delaney

Delaney Meaning and Origin The name Delaney is a girl's name meaning "dark challenger" and is of Irish origin. Current Popularity: #312 for a girl. Posts with the name Delaney: 10 Unique and Absolutely Adorable Twin Names for Girls

Digby

(Norse) ditch settlement.

Easton

Easton is a boy’s or girl’s English name meaning: “Town in the east”.

Ellery

Ellery is an English name meaning: “alder tree”.

Ellis

Ellis is a boy’s or girl’s English name meaning: “benevolent”.

Ellison

Ellison Meaning and Origin The name Ellison is a unisex name meaning "son of Ellis" and is of English origin. Current Popularity: #902 for a girl. Posts with the name Ellison: 100 Gender Neutral Baby Names

Emerson

Emerson is a German boy’s or girl’s name meaning: “son of Emery”. 

Emery

Emery Meaning and Origin The name Emery is a unisex name meaning "industrious" and is of German origin. Current Popularity: #89 for a girl and #738 for a boy. Posts with the name Emery: 100 Gender Neutral Baby Names

Emmett

Emmett is a German name meaning: “universal”.

Everett

Everett is a boy’s name of English origin meaning: “boar strong”.

Finley

Finley is a Scottish name meaning: “fair hero”.

Flynn

Flynn is an Irish name for a boy or girl meaning: “red-haired”.

Garrett

Garrett is an Irish boy’s name meaning: “spear strength”.

Georgina

Georgina is an English name meaning: “farmer”.

Graham

Graham is a Scottish boy’s name meaning: “gravelly homestead”.

Grayson

Grayson is an English boy’s name meaning: “son of a steward”.

Greer

Greer is a Scottish name meaning: “watchful”.

Hadley

Hadley Meaning and Origin The name Hadley is a unisex name meaning "heather field" and is of English origin. The name Hadley is derived from an English surname. Current Popularity: #111 for a girl. Posts with the name Hadley: 100 Cute First & Middle Name...

Harper

Harper is an English name meaning: “harp player”.

Harrison

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

Hayes

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

Henrietta

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

Hudson

Hudson is an English boy’s name meaning: “Hugh’s son”.

Hunter

Hunter is a boy’s or girl’s word name of English origin.

India

India is an English country name which takes its name from the Indus river.  

Ingram

The boy’s name Ingram is a Norse name meaning: “angle raven”.

Jamison

Jamison is a girl’s or boy’s English name meaning: “son of james”.

Jasper

Jasper is an English name ultimately of Persian origin meaning: “treasure”.

Keats

Keats Meaning and Origin Keats is a boy’s name of English origin, meaning: “kite.” English literary name. This rare one-syllable boy name will ensure your little man is adventurous and full of fun. Posts with the name Keats: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t Hear On...

Kendall

Kendall is a English name meaning: “royal valley”. 

Kensington

Kensington Meaning and Origin Kensington is a unisex name meaning "the town of Cynsige's People" and is of English origin. It has an element that imparts nobility, and yet it’s a friendly-sounding name; talk about a name that ticks all of the right boxes!   Posts with...

Laurel

Laurel Meaning and Origin The name Laurel is a girl's name meaning "bay or laurel plant" and is of Latn origin. Current Popularity: #683. Posts with the name Laurel: 60 Boho Names for Girls That Are As Unique As They Are Gorgeous 15 Unique Autumn Names for Girls to...

Leighton

Leighton Meaning and Origin The name Leighton is a unisex name meaning "place of the meadow" and is of English origin. Current Popularity: #400 for a girl and #740 for a boy. Posts with the name Leighton: 100 Gender Neutral Baby Names

Madison

Madison is an English name meaning: “son of Maud”.

Maren

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

Margaux

Margaux Meaning and Origin The name Margaux is a girl's name meaning "pearl" and is of French origin. Posts with the name Margaux: 10 Unique and Absolutely Adorable Twin Names for Girls 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris

Mason

Mason is an English boy’s or girl’s name meaning: “stoneworker”.

Merritt

Merritt Meaning and Origin The name Merritt is a unisex name meaning "boundary gate" and is of English origin.  Posts with the name Merritt: 20 of the Preppiest Names for Girls 30 Rare Baby Boy Names That Aren’t Being Used

Oliver

Oliver is a Latin name meaning: “olive tree”.

Orson

Orson Meaning and Origin Orson is a boy’s name of French origin, meaning: “bear cub.” From a Norman French name meaning ‘bear-cub’ a diminutive of ors ‘bear’, Latin ursus. This name hasn’t been on the popularity list for decades, so the odds are great that he’ll never...

Paige

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

Palmer

Palmer Meaning and Origin The name Palmer is a unisex name meaning "palm bearer" and is of English origin. Originally a surname that denoted someone who had made a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Current Popularity: #347 for a girl. Posts with the name Palmer: 100 Gender...

Parker

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

Phoebe

Phoebe Meaning and Origin The name Phoebe is a girl's name meaning "bright" and is of Greek origin. The name Phoebe is the feminine form of Greek Phoebus. Current Popularity: #256. Posts with the name Phoebe: 127 Cute First and Middle Name Combinations

Pierce

Pierce is an English name meaning: “son of Piers”.

Poppy

Poppy is a Latin name meaning: “red flower”.

Prescott

Prescott is an English boy’s name meaning: “priest’s cottage”.

Preston

Preston is an English boy’s name meaning: “priest’s town”.

Quincy

Quincy is a French name meaning: “fifth born”.

Randolf

Randolf Meaning and Origin The name Randolf is a boy's name meaning "shield wolf" and is of German origin. Germanic from rand ‘rim (of a shield)’ and wulf  ‘wolf’. Posts with the name Randolf: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and Boys 25 Vintage Boy Names for a...

Reid

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

Rowan

Rowan is an Irish and Scottish name, meaning: “little redhead”.

Sheridan

Sheridan Meaning and Origin The name Sheridan is a unisex name meaning “seeker” and is of Irish origin. Originally a surname from Gaelic Ó Sirideáin. Posts with the name Sheridan: 25 Adorable Irish Names for Girls You’ll Fall in Love with 20 of the Preppiest Names for...

Sloane

Sloane is an Irish name meaning: “raider”.

Spencer

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

Sterling

Sterling is an English name meaning: “high quality”.

Sutton

Sutton is an English name meaning: “southern settlement”.

Tanner

Tanner is an English boy’s name meaning: “leather maker”.

Tatum

Tatum is an English name meaning: “Tate’s homestead”.

Tierney

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

Victoria

Victoria Meaning and Origin The name Victoria is a girl's name meaning "victory" and is of Latin origin. In Roman mythology, Victoria was the goddess of victory. Current Popularity: #34. Posts with the name Victoria: 100 Pretty Names For Girls 30 of the Most Elegant...

Wells

Wells Meaning and Origin The name Wells is a boy's name meaning "from the well" and is of English origin. Current Popularity: #545. Posts with the name Wells: 50 Southern Baby Names for Boys You’re Guaranteed to Fall for 50 Cute Baby Boy Names We Cannot Get Enough of...

Wesley

Wesley is an English name meaning: “west meadow”.

Whitney

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

Wilder

Wilder is an English word name for a boy or a girl.

Yale

Yale Meaning and Origin The name Yale is a boy’s name meaning “fertile upland” and is of Welsh origin. Originally a surname from place name Iâl, meaning ‘fertile or arable upland’. It’s that rare name that is familiar, yet uncommon and distinctive. Posts with the name...

Yardley

Yardley Meaning and Origin The name Yardley is a unisex name meaning "wood clearing" and is of English origin. Posts with the name Yardley:  20 of the Preppiest Names for Girls

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