List of American Baby Names Meanings

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  • Adalyn
    The origin of the name Adalyn is American. ... It is a constructed name, combining Ada and Lynn. It also can be a form of Adeline and Adelina. The meaning of the name Adalyn is noble. Common nicknames include Ada, Lyn, and Daly.
  • Adalynn
    Etymology & Historical Origin - Adalynn. Adalynn is essentially a new American invention. It followed Adalyn (with one “n”) onto the female naming charts for the first time in 2008. As newly coined name, Adalyn is thought to have been inspired by one of two more traditional names. ... Ada + Lynn = new name.
  • Aiyana - EYE-yah-nah
    Aiyana is a feminine given name. It is often claimed to be a Native American name meaning "blossoming" or "eternal flower", but it is more likely to be a modern respelling of the Somali name Ayanna, which means "this is a beautiful flower".
    Meaning: Eternal blossom Origin: American
  • Alijah
    The meaning of the name “Alijah” is: “The Lord is My God”. Categories: American Names. Used in: English speaking countries. Gender: Boy Names. Origins: Hebrew.
    Meaning: God of my people Origin: American E...
  • Allard
    Allard Name Meaning. French and English: from the Old French, Norman, and Middle English personal name A(i)llard. This is of Germanic origin, being found in the continental form Adelard and in Old English as Æ{dh}elheard, both meaning 'noble hardy'.
    Meaning: Noble, Brave Origin: American
  • Allayna
    Origin of the name Alaina: A variant form of Elaine, a French cognate of the Greek Helenē (light, torch, bright). Alternatively, Alaina is used as a Scottish feminine form of Alan. Var: Alayna, Alena, Allaina, Allayna, Olena. From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.Buy the book.
    Meaning: Illumination Origin: American
  • Annamarie
    The name Annamarie is a Hebrew baby name. In Hebrew the meaning of the name Annamarie is: Grace or bitter.
    Meaning: A combination Origin: American
  • Annisha
    Annisha's language of origin is Old Greek and Sanskrit. Annisha is a form of the Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian Agnes. Annisha is also a form of the Indian and English Anisha. See also the related category sanskrit. Annisha is not popular as a baby name for girls.
    Meaning: A form of agnes, ann Origin: American
  • Anyssa
    The name Anyssa is an English baby name. In English the meaning of the name Anyssa is: or Agnes.
    Meaning: A form of anissa Origin: American
  • Arianne
    Origin of the name Ariadne: Derived from the elements ari (very, much) and adnos (holy). Ariadne (very holy one, devout), is a name borne in Greek mythology by King Minos' daughter, who gave a thread to Theseus, which enabled him to escape from the labyrinth.
    Meaning: A form of ariana Origin: American
  • Arlene - ahr-LEEN
    Arleen or Arlene is an Irish female given name and variant of Carlene or Charlene and in the French derived from feminine diminutive of Charles meaning manly.
    Meaning: Pledge Origin: American
  • Armstrong - AHRM-strong
    Armstrong is a surname of Scottish borders origin. It derives from a Middle English nickname which meant someone with strong arms. In Ireland the name was adopted as an Anglicization of two Gaelic names from Ulster: Mac Thréinfhir (meaning "son of the strong man") and Ó Labhraidh Tréan (meaning "strong O'Lavery").
    Meaning: Strong arm Origin: American
  • Ashlynne
    Ashlynne. LANGUAGE FAMILY: indo-european > celtic > insular celtic > goidelic > irish ORIGIN: irish NAME ROOT: AISLING. MEANING: This name derives from the Irish "Aisling" meaning “dream, vision” and referring to an “aisling”, a poetic genre that developed during the late 17th and 18th century in Irish language.
    Meaning: Ash-tree pool Origin: American
  • Aubriana
    The name Aubriana is an English baby name. In English the meaning of the name Aubriana is: Rules with elf-wisdom.
    Meaning: A combination of aubrey & anna Origin: American
  • Audriana
    Audriana is the faux-Latinized form of Audrey (similar to Audrina). In other words, Audriana is really just a fancy-pants embellishment of Audrey. As an Olde English female name Audrey used to look like this: Ǽðelprðy, which, broken apart, means “æðel” (noble) and “pryð” (strength).
    Meaning: A combination of audrey & anna Origin: American
  • Audrianna
    The name Audrianna is an English baby name. In English the meaning of the name Audrianna is: Nobility; strength.
    Meaning: A combination of audrey & anna Origin: American
  • Audrina
    The name Audrina is a baby girl name. The name Audrina comes from the English origin. In English The meaning of the name Audrina is: Nobility; strength. The meaning of the name Audrina is Diminutive Form Of Audrey.
    Meaning: A form of audriana Origin: American
  • Baby - BAY-bee
    In English the meaning of the name Bay is: auburn-haired. ... In French the meaning of the name Bay is: auburn-haired. Vietnamese Meaning: The name Bay is a Vietnamese baby name. In Vietnamese the meaning of the name Bay is: Name that means 'born on Saturday'.
    Meaning: Baby Origin: American
  • Barnaby
    English Meaning: The name Barnaby is an English baby name. In English the meaning of the name Barnaby is: AHebrew Barnabas meaning son of consolation, son of exhortation, or son of comfort. Famous bearer: Barnaby Rudge, a character in 19th century Charles Dickens' novel Barnaby Rudge.
    Meaning: A form of barnabas Origin: American
  • Baron
    The following is a list of people with the name Baron. In Hebrew, the fairly common Israeli surname "Bar-On" (usually contracted to Baron) means "son of strength/vigor/potency"; in many languages, "Baron" refers to the title of nobility.
    Meaning: Nobleman, baron Origin: American
  • Barron
    Barron Name Meaning. status name from Middle English barron (see Baron). A baron in Scotland was a member of a class of minor landowners who had a certain degree of jurisdiction over the local populace living in his barony. of Norman origin: from an Old French personal name Baro (oblique case Baron) (see Baron).
    Meaning: A form of baron Origin: American
  • Barth
    Barth Name Meaning. nickname for a bearded man, from Middle High German bart 'beard'. See also Beard 1. variant of Bart 2. habitational name from a place so named in Pomerania.
    Meaning: Son of tolmai Origin: American
  • Bartley - BAHRT-lee
    Scottish Meaning: The name Bartley is a Scottish baby name. In Scottish the meaning of the name Bartley is: The birch tree meadow. See also Berkley.
    Meaning: Barley meadow Origin: American
  • Barton - BAHR-tən
    English: habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English bere or bær 'barley' + tun 'enclosure', 'settlement', i.e. an outlying grange. Compare Barwick. German and central European (e.g. Czech and Slovak Barton): from a pet form of the personal name Bartolomaeus (see Bartholomew).
    Meaning: Barley farm or bart's town the epon Origin: American
  • Baxter - BAKS-tər
    Baxter is an Anglo-Saxon and Scottish name, originally from the English occupational surname meaning "baker," from the early Middle English bakstere and the Old English bæcere. The form Bakster was originally feminine, with Baker as the masculine equivalent, but over time both names came to apply to both men and women.
    Meaning: An alternate form of baker Origin: American
  • Beacher
    Beacher [beach-er] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Beacher is "near the beech trees". Usually a surname. 19th-century preacher Henry Ward Beecher.
    Meaning: Beech trees Origin: American
  • Beaman - BEE-mən
    Beaman is thought to be either: A surname of Norman origin from the English midlands. The name is an Anglicisation of the French Beaumont. It is claimed that English bearers of the name descended from Henry de Beaumont (died 1340).
    Meaning: Beekeeper Origin: American
  • Benson - BEN-sən
    Benson is a common patronymic surname of English origin meaning "son of Ben" (Benedict, Benjamin, Bennett). Benson is uncommon as a first name, but quite common as a surname in English speaking countries.
    Meaning: Ben's son, excellent son Origin: American
  • Benton - BEN-tən
    Benton Name Meaning. English: habitational name from a pair of villages in Northumbria named with Old English bean 'beans' (a collective singular) or beonet 'bent grass' + tun 'enclosure', 'settlement'.
    Meaning: Ben's town, town on the moors Origin: American
  • Beyoncee
    Meaning: One who surpasses others Origin: American