AMERICAN BABY NAMES

The United States has always been a very diverse country. It’s this reason America has many different baby names. Research shows, most of these baby names extend from multiple nationalities and ethnic groups. On the other hand, Americans are very imaginative when it comes to unique and creative names. Simply put, the U.S. has it all when it comes to picking the right name for your baby. Browse below for American Baby Names, which includes gender, meaning and origin. Finally, if you’re looking for a specific baby name or nationality, make sure to check out one of our many other categories.





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NAME MEANING ORIGIN
FAV
Baby
F
Infant English
Bailee
F
Law enforcer or bailiff Old English
Bailey
F
Law enforcer or bailiff Old English
Bailey
M
Administrator French
Baird
M
Poet Irish
Baker
M
Baker English
Balder
M
Prince Old Norse
Bambi
F
Female baby Italian
Bancroft
M
From the bean field English
Banner
M
Flag bearer Scottish
Banning
M
Small and fair Irish
Barbara
F
Foreign or stranger Latin
Barbi
F
Traveler from a foreign land American
Barbie
F
Traveler from a foreign land American
Barbra
F
Foreign or stranger Latin
Barclay
M
From the birch tree meadow English
Bard
M
Poet Irish
Bardalph
M
Ax wolf German
Bardan
M
Lives near the boar's den English
Barden
M
Lives near the boar's den English
Bardene
M
From the boar valley English
Bardo
M
Variant of Bartholomew Unknown
Bardolf
M
Ax wolf German
Bardolph
M
Ax wolf German
Bardon
M
Minstrel or a singer poet Irish
Bardrick
M
Ax ruler German
Bardulf
M
Ax wolf German
Barhloew
M
Lives on the bare hill English
Barkley
M
From the birch tree meadow English
Barlow
M
Lives on the bare hill English
Barnaby
M
Son of comfort English
Barnard
M
Strong as a bear French
Barnet
M
Of honorable birth English
Barnett
M
Leader English
Barney
M
Son of comfort English
Barnum
M
From the nobleman's home English
Baron
M
Warrior German
Barr
M
Gateway English
Barre
M
Gateway English
Barret
M
Brave as a bear German
Barrett
M
Brave as a bear German
Barric
M
Grain farm English
Barrick
M
Grain farm English
Barrington
M
Fair haired English
Barron
M
Warrior German
Barry
M
Marksman Irish
Bart
M
From the barley farm English
Bartel
M
From the barley farm English
Barth
M
Son of the earth Hebrew
Barthram
M
Illustrious English
Bartleah
M
From Bart's meadow English
Bartleigh
M
From Bart's meadow English
Bartley
M
From the birch tree meadows Old English
Barton
M
From the barley settlement Old English
Bartram
M
Glorious raven English
Barwolf
M
Ax wolf German
Basil
M
Kingly Latin
Bates
M
Ploughman English
Bax
M
Baker Old English
Baxter
M
Baker Old English
Bay
M
Auburn haired French
Bayard
M
Auburn haired English
Bayhard
M
Reddish brown hair English
Baylee
F
Law enforcer or bailiff Old English
Baylen
M
Auburn haired English
Bayley
M
Law enforcer or bailiff Old English
Bayley
F
Law enforcer or bailiff Old English
Baylie
F
Law enforcer or bailiff Old English
Beacher
M
Lives by the beech tree English
Beal
M
Handsome French
Beale
M
Handsome French
Beall
M
Handsome French
Beaman
M
Beekeeper English
Beamer
M
Trumpeter English
Beaton
M
From the warrior's estate English
Beau
M
Handsome or pretty French
Becca
F
Bound Hebrew
Beceere
M
Lives by the beech tree Unknown
Beck
M
Brook English
Becket
M
Beehive Old English
Becki
F
Bound American
Becky
F
Bound American
Bede
M
Prayer English
Beecher
M
Lives by the beech tree English
Bek
M
Brook English
Beldan
M
Lives in the beautiful glen English
Beldane
M
Lives in the beautiful glen English
Belden
M
Lives in the beautiful glen English
Beldene
M
Lives in the beautiful glen English
Beldon
M
Lives in the beautiful glen English
Belinda
F
Pretty or very beautiful Spanish
Bella
F
Beautiful Latin
Bemelle
M
Strong as a bear French
Ben
M
Born of the right hand Hebrew
Benecroft
M
From the bean field English
Benjamin
M
Born of the right hand Hebrew
Benji
M
Born of the right hand Hebrew
Benjy
M
Born of the right hand Hebrew
Benn
M
Born of the right hand Hebrew
Bennet
M
Blessed Latin
Bennett
M
Blessed Latin
Bennie
M
Born of the right hand Hebrew
Benny
M
Born of the right hand Hebrew
Benon
M
Industrious Unknown
Benson
M
Born of the right hand Hebrew
Bentley
M
Bent grass English
Benton
M
Settlement in a grassy place English
Beomann
M
Beekeeper Unknown
Beore
M
Birch tree Unknown
Bercleah
M
Lives at the birch tree meadow English
Beresford
M
From the barley ford English
Beretun
M
From the barley town English
Berford
M
From the barley ford English
Beric
M
Grain farm English
Berk
M
From the birch tree meadow English
Berke
M
From the birch tree meadow English
Berkeley
M
From the birch tree meadow English
Berkley
M
From the birch tree meadow English
Bernard
M
Brave as a bear German
Berne
M
Brave as a bear German
Bert
M
Bright Old English
Bertie
M
Bright Old English
Bertilda
F
Shining battlemaid German
Bertilde
F
Shining battlemaid German
Bertin
M
Bright Old English
Berton
M
From the fortified town Old English
Bertrade
F
Bright counselor Unknown
Bertram
M
Bright raven English
Berwick
M
From the barley grange English
Berwyk
M
From the barley grange English
Beryl
F
Sea green Greek
Bess
F
God is my oath Hebrew
Bessie
F
God is my oath Hebrew
Bessy
F
God is my oath Hebrew
Beth
F
God is my oath Hebrew
Bethany
F
House of figs Hebrew
Betsey
F
God is my oath American
Betsy
F
God is my oath American
Betty
F
God is my oath American
Beverlee
F
From the beaver meadow Old English
Beverley
F
From the beaver meadow Old English
Beverley
M
From the beaver meadow Old English
Beverly
M
From the beaver meadow Old English
Beverly
F
From the beaver meadow Old English
Beyonce
F
Unknown American
Bianca
F
White Italian
Bick
M
From the hewer's ford English
Bickford
M
From the hewer's ford English
Bill
M
Resolute protector German
Billie
M
Resolute protector German
Billie
F
Resolute protector Old English
Billy
F
Resolute protector Old English
Billy
M
Resolute protector German
Bink
M
Lives at the bank English
Birch
M
Bright or shining English
Birche
M
Birch English
Bird
M
Bird English
Birde
M
Bird English
Birdena
F
Little bird English
Birdhil
M
From the bird hill English
Birdhill
M
From the bird hill English
Birdie
F
Little bird English
Birdine
F
Little bird English
Birdy
F
Birdlike English
Birk
M
Birch tree English
Birkett
M
Lives at the birch headland English
Birkey
M
From the birch tree island English
Birley
M
From the cattle shed on the meadow English
Birney
M
Lives on the brook island English
Biron
M
Surname used as a given name English
Birtel
M
From the bird hill English
Birtle
M
From the bird hill English
Bishop
M
Overseer Greek
Black
M
Dark English
Blade
M
Wealthy glory English
Blaine
M
Slender or thin Irish
Blaine
F
Slender or thin Irish
Blair
M
Dweller on the plain Scottish
Blaire
F
Dweller on the plain Scottish
Blaise
M
Stammerer Latin
Blake
M
Dark complexioned Old English
Blakeley
M
From the dark meadow Old English
Blakely
M
From the dark meadow Old English
Blakey
M
Dark complexioned Old English
Blandford
M
From the gray ford English
Blane
M
Slender or thin Irish
Blaney
M
Slender or thin Irish
Blanford
M
From the gray ford English
Blayne
M
Slender or thin Irish
Blaze
M
Stammerer Latin
Blessing
F
Consecrated Unknown
Bliss
F
Delight joy or happiness Old English
Bliss
M
Delight joy or happiness Old English
Blisse
F
Delight joy or happiness Old English
Blithe
F
Cheerful Old English
Blondell
F
Fair haired or blonde French
Blondelle
F
Fair haired or blonde French
Blondene
F
Fair haired or blonde French
Blossom
F
Fresh English
Blyss
F
Delight joy or happiness Old English
Blysse
F
Delight joy or happiness Old English
Blyth
M
Cheerful Old English
Blythe
M
Cheerful Old English
Blythe
F
Cheerful Old English
Bo
F
Attractive American
Bob
M
Bright fame English
Bobbi
F
Bright fame American
Bobbie
M
Bright fame English
Bobby
M
Bright fame English
Boc
M
Male deer English
Bocleah
M
Lives at the buck meadow English
Bocley
M
Lives at the buck meadow English
Boda
M
Herald Unknown
Bolton
M
From the manor farm English
Bond
M
Tied to the land English
Bonie
F
Pleasant Scottish
Bonnie
F
Pretty English
Bonny
F
Pretty English
Boone
M
Good Latin
Booth
M
Lives in a hut English
Boothe
M
Lives in a hut English
Borden
M
From the boar valley English
Bort
M
Fortified English
Bosworth
M
Lives at the cattle enclosure English
Bothe
M
Lives in a hut English
Bourke
M
Fortified hill English
Bourn
M
From the brook English
Bourne
M
From the brook English
Boyce
M
Dweller near the wood French
Boyd
M
Yellow hair Scottish
Brad
M
Broad Old English
Bradan
M
From the broad valley Old English
Bradd
M
Broad Old English
Braddock
M
Broad spreading oak Old English
Braddon
M
Broad valley Old English
Braden
M
Broad valley Old English
Bradene
M
From the broad valley Old English
Bradford
M
A river crossing Old English
Bradlee
M
Dweller at the broad meadow Old English
Bradley
M
Dweller at the broad meadow Old English
Bradly
M
Dweller at the broad meadow Old English
Bradon
M
Broad valley Old English
Bradshaw
M
Dweller of the broad forest English
Bradwell
M
From the broad spring English
Brady
M
Dweller on the broad Island Old English
Bradyn
M
Broad valley Old English
Braeden
M
Broad valley Old English
Braedon
M
Broad valley Old English
Braleah
M
From the hillslope meadow English
Bram
M
Bramble Scottish
Bramwell
M
From the bramble bush spring English
Brand
M
Proud English
Branda
F
Blessing Hebrew
Brandan
M
Beacon hill Old English
Branddun
M
Beacon hill Old English
Brande
F
Firebrand English
Brandee
F
Beverage brandy Dutch
Brandelyn
F
Beverage brandy American
Branden
M
Beacon hill Old English
Brandi
F
Beverage brandy Dutch
Brandice
F
Beverage brandy Dutch
Brandie
F
Beverage brandy Dutch
Brandilyn
F
Beverage brandy American
Brandin
M
Beacon hill Old English
Brandon
M
Beacon hill Old English
Brandy
F
Beverage brandy Dutch
Brandyce
F
Beverage brandy Scandinavian
Brandyn
F
Beverage brandy Dutch
Brandyn
M
Beacon hill Old English
Brant
M
Proud Old English
Brantley
M
Proud Old English
Branton
M
Proud English
Brantson
M
Proud English
Braxton
M
Brock's town Old English
Brayden
M
Broad valley Old English
Braydon
M
Broad valley Old English
Breanna
F
Virtuous Irish
Brenda
F
Little raven Irish
Brenden
M
Little raven Irish
Brendt
M
Hilltop English
Brenna
F
Little raven Irish
Brennan
M
Little raven Irish
Brent
M
Hilltop English
Brentan
M
Hilltop English
Brenten
M
Hilltop English
Brentley
M
Hilltop English
Brently
M
Hilltop English
Brenton
M
Hilltop English
Bret
M
From Britain Irish
Bret
F
From Britain Irish
Brett
F
From Britain Irish
Brett
M
From Britain Irish
Bretta
F
From Britain Irish
Brettany
F
From Britain English
Brette
F
From Britain Irish
Brewster
M
One who brews ale English
Brewstere
M
One who brews ale English
Brian
M
Honorable Irish
Briana
F
Strong Irish
Briann
F
Strong Irish
Brianna
F
Strong Irish
Briannah
F
Strong Irish
Brianne
F
Strong Irish
Briannon
F
Strong Irish
Brice
F
Swift Irish
Brice
M
Strength or valor Welsh
Brick
M
Bridge English
Bridger
M
Dwells at the bridge English
Bridget
F
Strength Irish
Brienna
F
Strong Irish
Brienne
F
Strong Irish
Brigham
M
Dwells at the bridge Old English
Brik
M
Bridge English
Brinton
M
From Britain English
Brione
F
A flowering vine Irish
Brioni
F
A flowering vine Irish
Brionna
F
A flowering vine Irish
Brionne
F
A flowering vine Irish
Briony
F
A flowering vine Irish
Brisa
F
Beloved Greek
Britani
F
From Britain Old English
Britney
F
From Britain Old English
Brittain
M
From Britain English
Brittan
M
From Britain English
Brittaney
F
From Britain Old English
Brittani
F
From Britain Old English
Brittanie
F
From Britain Old English
Brittany
F
From Britain Old English
Brittnee
F
Ancient duchy of Bretagne in France French
Brittney
F
Ancient duchy of Bretagne in France French
Brittni
F
Ancient duchy of Bretagne in France French
Britton
M
From Britain English
Broc
M
Badger Old English
Brock
M
Badger Old English
Brockley
M
From the badger meadow Old English
Brocleigh
M
From the badger meadow Old English
Brocly
M
From the badger meadow Old English
Broderick
M
From the broad ridge English
Broderik
M
From the broad ridge English
Brodrig
M
From the broad ridge English
Brodrik
M
From the broad ridge English
Brody
M
A ditch Irish
Brok
M
Badger Old English
Bromley
M
From the brushwood meadow English
Bromly
M
From the brushwood meadow English
Bronson
M
Son of the dark man English
Brook
M
A small stream Old English
Brook
F
A small stream Old English
Brooke
F
A small stream Old English
Brooke
M
A small stream Old English
Brooklyn
F
Stream by the lake English
Brooklynn
F
Stream by the lake English
Brooklynne
F
Stream by the lake English
Brooks
M
Son of Brooke Old English
Brooks
M
Son of Brooke Old English
Brookson
M
Son of Brooke Old English
Brougher
M
Lives at the fortress English
Broughton
M
From the fortress town English
Bruce
M
Woods French
Brun
M
Dark skinned German
Bryan
M
Honorable Irish
Bryana
F
Strong Irish
Bryani
F
Strong Irish
Bryann
F
Strong Irish
Bryanna
F
Strong Irish
Bryanne
F
Strong Irish
Bryant
M
Virtuous Irish
Brydger
M
Lives at the bridge English
Bryggere
M
Lives at the bridge English
Bryn
F
Hill Welsh
Bryon
M
Honorable Irish
Bryony
F
Strong Irish
Bryson
M
Son of the strong one Welsh
Buck
M
A male deer or a stag Old English
Buckley
M
Male goat or deer Old English
Bud
M
Herald or messenger English
Budd
M
Herald or messenger American
Buddy
M
Herald or messenger American
Bundy
M
Free English
Burch
M
Birch English
Burchard
M
Strong as a castle Unknown
Burdett
M
Unknown Unknown
Burdette
M
Unknown Unknown
Burdon
M
Lives at the castle Unknown
Burford
M
Lives at the castle ford English
Burgeis
M
Town dweller English
Burgess
M
Town dweller English
Burgtun
M
From the fortress town English
Burke
M
Fortified hill French
Burl
M
Cup bearer English
Burle
M
Fortified English
Burley
M
Lives at the castle's meadow English
Burly
M
Lives at the castle's meadow English
Burn
M
From the brook English
Burnard
M
Strong or brave as a bear German
Burne
M
From the brook English
Burnell
M
Strong or brave as a bear German
Burnette
M
Bear or brown Unknown
Burney
M
Lives on the brook island English
Burrell
M
Fortified English
Bursone
M
Son of Byrne English
Burt
M
From the fortified town Old English
Burton
M
From the fortified town Old English
Byford
M
Lives at the river crossing English
Byram
M
From the cattle yard English
Byrd
M
Bird English
Byrdene
F
Little bird Unknown
Byrne
M
From the brook English
Byrnes
M
Son of Byrne English
Byron
M
At the cowshed Old English
Byrtel
M
From the bird hill Unknown

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