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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.

Abilene

The name Abilene (AB-UH-LEEN) is of uncertain origin and meaning but may be derived from a Hebrew word meaning grass.

Auraya

Auraya Meaning and Origin Auraya is a girl's modern invented name. Auraya, combined with its poetic sounds, makes a perfect romantic name suited for a princess.You may also like: Allegra, Auden, Arlia Posts with the name Auraya: 31 Pretty Invented Made Up Names for...

Avely

Avely Meaning and Origin Avely is a girl's modern invented name. Not keen on a popular name like Ava or Avery, well, then let us introduce you to its hybrid Avely. It's so simple yet so cute we are surprised this name isn't on the charts yet. This name is likely an...

Barclay

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

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

Bayla

Bayla Meaning and Origin Bayla is a girl's name meaning "bashful" and is of Hebrew origin. Posts with the name Bayla: Prepare to Fall for These 20 Unique Jewish Hebrew Names 30 Uncommon Girl Names 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Belia

Belia Meaning and Origin Belia is a girl's name meaning "beautiful" and is of Spanish origin.  Posts with the name Belia: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys 30 Uncommon Girl Names

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...

Burgess

(English) freeman of a borough.

Chandra

Chandra Meaning and Origin The name Chandra is a girl's name meaning "moon" and is of Sanskrit origin.  Posts with the name Chandra: 182 Cool And Unique Names For Girls 30 Uncommon Girl Names Baby Names That Mean Moon and Stars

Clifton

Clifton Meaning and Origin The name Clifton is a boy's name meaning "cliff settlement" and is of English origin. Originally a surname from Old English clif ‘cliff, slope, bank’ and tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’. Posts with the name Clifton: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names...

Coral

Coral Meaning and Origin The name Coral is a girl's word name of English origin.  Posts with the name Coral: 60 Boho Names for Girls That Are As Unique As They Are Gorgeous

Corentin

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

Dakson

Dakson Meaning and Origin The name Dakson is a boy’s modern invented name. Posts with the name Dakson: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Davian

Davian Meaning and Origin Davian is a boy's name meaning "adored" and is of Hebrew origin. Posts with the name Davian: Prepare to Fall for These 20 Unique Jewish Hebrew Names

Dayanara

Dayanara Meaning and Origin Four syllable names – especially ones that end in an A – are popular right now because of their sing-song rhythm and feminine ending, making Dayanara a perfect choice for parents looking for a romantic and dreamy girls’ name. It also has...

Deirdre

Deirdre Meaning and Origin The name Deirdre is a girl's name meaning "sorrows" and is of Irish origin. From a Celtic legend, Deirdre was referred to as ‘Deirdre of the Sorrows’. She was a tragic heroine sometimes seen as a symbol of the fate of Ireland under British...

Eckhard

Eckhard Meaning and Origin The name Eckhard is a boy's name meaning "strong edge of a sword" and is of German origin. Posts with the name Eckhard: Adorable German Names You Should Consider  

Edric

(English) Prosperous ruler.

Elendra

Elendra is an invented girl’s name.

Elowen

Elowen is a Cornish name meaning: “elm”.

Eunan

Eunan Meaning and Origin The name Eunan is a boy's name meaning "esteemed, beloved; emerald" and is of Scottish origin. Another great "E" option for parents looking to honor their Scottish roots. Posts with the name Eunan: Rare and Unique Scottish Baby Names Straight...

Fauna

(Latin) goddess of earth and fertility.

Finbar

Finbar Meaning and Origin The name Finbar is a boy's name meaning "fair-haired" and is of Irish origin. The anglicized, shortened translation of Finbaris Barry. Posts with the name Finbar: Whimsical and Enchanting Names for Boys Straight Out of a Fairytale

Galina

Galina Meaning and Origin Galina is a soft and sophisticated name with a captivating romanticism that makes this beautiful name so memorable. Galina is a girl's name meaning "calm" and is of Russian origin. From Greek galēnē ‘calm’.  You may also like: Gaia, Gianna,...

Gaspar

Gaspar Meaning and Origin Gaspar is a boy's name meaning "treasurer" and is of Spanish origin. Latin, Spanish, and Portuguese form of Jaspar from Persian meaning ‘treasurer’. Posts with the name Gaspar: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys

Greer

Greer is a Scottish name meaning: “watchful”.

Halsey

Halsey (Hael-see) is a girl’s name of English origin meaning: “hallowed island”.

Hamish

Hamish Meaning and Origin The name Hamish is a boy's name meaning "supplanter" and is of Scottish origin. A classic name option still popular in Scotland today, this charming pick is the Scots version of James. Posts with the name Hamish: Rare and Unique Scottish Baby...

Irina

Irina Meaning and Origin Irina is a girl's name meaning "peace" and is of Russian origin. From Greek Eirēnē ‘peace’. Posts with the name Irina: The Cutest Russian Baby Names You'll Want to Steal 182 Cool And Unique Names For Girls Stylish Names For Girls That Are...

Islay

Islay Meaning and Origin The name Islay is a girl's place name of Scottish origin. A gorgeous alternative to Isla, this name comes from one of Scotland's most beautiful islands.  Posts with the name Islay: Rare and Unique Scottish Baby Names Straight from the...

Japheth

Japheth (JAY-feth) is a biblical name meaning:”expansion”. In the bible Japheth is the name of the son of Noah.

Javen

Javen Meaning and Origin The name Javen is a boy's name meaning "Greece or wine" and is of Hebrew origin. A variant of Javan meaning ‘Greece’ in Hebrew. Posts with the name Javen: 100 Unique Names for Boys You Won’t Hear On The Playground  

Jorgen

The boy’s name Jorgen is a Danish name meaning: “farmer”.

Klemens

Klemens Meaning and Origin The name Klemens is a boy's name meaning "merciful" and is of Scandinavian origin. From Late Latin Clemens ‘merciful’. Posts with the name Klemens: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and boys

Linnea

Linnea Meaning and Origin The name Linnea is a girl's name meaning "lime tree" and is of Swedish origin. A name from Swedish botanist Carl von Linné. Posts with the name Linnea: 100 Girl Names You Haven’t Heard Of 30 Breathtaking Scandinavian Baby Names for Girls 30...

Lowen

Lowen Meaning and Origin Lowen is a boy's name meaning "happy" and is of Cornish origin. Posts with the name Lowen: 50 Unheard of Unique and Totally Wearable Boys Names

Malaia

Malaia Meaning and Origin Malaia is a girl's name meaning "one coming from Malay Archipelago" and is of Swahili origin. Malaia or Malaya is a type of garnet that is pinkish-orange, reddish-orange, or yellowish-orange in color. It is found in east Africa, in the Umba...

Miana

Miana Meaning and Origin Miana is a girl's modern invented name. It sounds Hawaiian, or maybe it's Italian like Gianna, we're not entirely sure, but this invented name sure is adorable, pretty, and exotic.  Posts with the name Miana: 31 Pretty Invented Made Up Names...

Morten

Morten Meaning and Origin The name Morten is a boy's name meaning "ancient" and is of Danish and Norwegian origin. A Scandinavian equivalent of Martin. Posts with the name Morten: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and boys

Norris

Norris Meaning and Origin The name Norris is a boy’s name meaning “northern” and is of French origin. Originally a surname derived from Norman French norreis, stemming from Germanic element nord ‘north’. A name for someone who had migrated from the north. Posts with...

Oriana

It may be a derivative of Old French or Spanish oro “gold” (Latin aurum).

Patton

Patton Meaning and Origin The name Patton is a boy's name meaning "fighter's town" and is of English origin. Posts with the name Patton: 50 Southern Baby Names for Boys You’re Guaranteed to Fall for

Rayner

Rayner Meaning and Origin The name Rayner is a boy’s name meaning “advice army” and is of English origin. From Old French Rainer derived from Germanic elements ragin ‘advice, decision and heri, hari ‘army’. Posts with the name Rayner: 100 Boy Names You Haven’t Heard...

Rhiannon

Rhiannon is a Welsh name meaning: “divine queen”.

Sevastyan

Sevastyan Meaning and Origin Sevastyan is a boy's name meaning "man from Sebasta" and is of Russian origin. From Greek Sebastianos. Posts with the name Sevastyan: The Cutest Russian Baby Names You'll Want to Steal

Sinclair

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

Slyvie

Slyvie Meaning and Origin Slyvie is a girl's name meaning "the spirit of the wood" and is of French origin.  Posts with the name Slyvie: 50 French Baby Names Inspired by Emily In Paris 30 Uncommon Girl Names 15 Unique Autumn Names for Girls to Fall for

Tamsin

Tamsin Meaning and Origin The name Tamsin is a girl's name meaning "twin" and is of English origin. A contracted form of Latinate Thomasina, a feminine form of Thomas. Tamsin was common throughout Britain in the Middle Ages. VARIANT: Tamzin.  Posts with the name...

Theda

Theda Meaning and Origin Theda is a girl’s name meaning “people” and is of German origin. Latinate short form of various Germanic female names derived from peud ‘people, race’. Posts with the name Theda: Adorable German Names You Should Consider 30 Uncommon Girl...

Tobin

Tobin Meaning and Origin Tobin is a boy's name meaning "goodness of God" and is of Hebrew origin. We think it evokes an expansive, peaceful feeling. Posts with the name Tobin: Prepare to Fall for These 20 Unique Jewish Hebrew Names

Ulysses

Ulysses Meaning and Origin The name Ulysses is a boy's name meaning "wrathful" and is of Greek origin. Latin form of the Greek Odysseus borne by the famous wanderer of Homer’s Odyssey. From the Greek verb odyssesthai ‘to hate’. Posts with the name Ulysses: Whimsical...

Yvonne

Yvonne Meaning and Origin Yvonne is a girl's name meaning "yew or tree" and is of French origin.  Posts with the name Yvonne:  25 Super Badass Names for Tough Fierce Baby Girls 30 Uncommon Girl Names

Zhanna

Zhanna Meaning and Origin Zhanna is a girl's name meaning "God is gracious" and is of Russian origin.  Posts with the name Zhanna: The Cutest Russian Baby Names You'll Want to Steal 30 Uncommon Girl Names

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