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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Cabe
M
Ropemaker English
Cable
M
Ropemaker English
Cadby
M
From the warrior's settlement English
Cadda
M
Warring Welsh
Cade
M
Barrel English
Cadee
F
Rhythm Latin
Caden
M
Barrel English
Cadena
F
Rhythm Latin
Cadence
F
Rhythm Latin
Cadi
F
Rhythm Latin
Cadie
F
Rhythm Latin
Cady
F
Rhythm Latin
Cadyna
F
Rhythmic Latin
Caindale
M
From the clear river valley English
Caine
M
Gatherer Hebrew
Cal
M
Bold English
Calandra
F
Lark Greek
Calbert
M
Cowherd or cowboy English
Calbex
M
Shepherd Unknown
Calder
M
Cold brook or rough waters Old English
Caldre
M
Cold brook French
Caldwell
M
From the cold spring English
Cale
M
Slender or thin Irish
Caleb
M
Faithful dog Hebrew
Calinda
F
Calandra with Linda American
Calista
F
She that is most beautiful Greek
Calla
F
Beautiful Greek
Calli
F
Fortress Greek
Callie
F
Fortress Greek
Calvert
M
Cowherd or cowboy English
Calvex
M
Shepherd Unknown
Calvin
M
Bald French
Calynda
F
Calandra with Linda American
Camden
M
From the winding valley Scottish
Came
F
Joy Unknown
Camella
F
Unblemished Italian
Camellia
F
Unblemished Italian
Cameo
F
A carved gem portrait Latin
Cameron
F
Crooked nose Scottish
Cameron
M
Crooked nose Scottish
Camilla
F
Young ceremonial attendant Italian
Camille
F
Young ceremonial attendant French
Candace
F
Pure or glowing Latin
Candice
F
Pure or glowing Latin
Candiss
F
Pure or glowing Latin
Candy
F
Pure or glowing American
Candyce
F
Pure or glowing Latin
Cara
F
Dear or beloved Latin
Caralyn
F
Friend Irish
Caree
F
Little and womanly Welsh
Carey
F
Little and womanly Welsh
Carilyn
F
Little and womanly Welsh
Carilynne
F
Little and womanly Welsh
Carissa
F
Beloved Italian
Carl
M
Farmer German
Carla
F
Little and womanly English
Carleton
M
Free men's town Old English
Carlir
F
Manly Old English
Carlisle
M
From the walled City English
Carlos
M
Manly Spanish
Carlotta
F
Little and womanly Italian
Carlson
M
Settlement of free men Old English
Carlton
M
Settlement of free men Old English
Carlyle
M
From the walled City English
Carmia
F
Song Spanish
Carmina
F
Song Spanish
Carmine
F
Song Spanish
Carmita
F
Song Spanish
Carmya
F
Song Spanish
Carnell
M
Defender of the castle English
Caro
F
Manly Unknown
Carol
F
Song of joy French
Carolan
F
Little and womanly English
Carolann
F
Little and womanly English
Carolanne
F
Little and womanly English
Caroliana
F
Little and womanly Italian
Carolina
F
Little and womanly Italian
Caroline
F
Little and womanly French
Carolyn
F
Little and womanly English
Carolyne
F
Little and womanly English
Carolynn
F
Little and womanly English
Carree
F
Little and womanly English
Carrie
F
Little and womanly English
Carrington
M
Place name and surname English
Carson
M
Marsh or mossy place Scottish
Carswell
M
Lives at the watercress spring Old English
Carter
M
Transportor of goods with a cart Old English
Cartere
M
Transportor of goods with a cart English
Cartland
M
From the land between the streams English
Carvel
M
Village on the marsh French
Carvell
M
Village on the marsh French
Carver
M
Carves wood or sculpts English
Cary
F
Descendant of the dark one Welsh
Caryl
F
Song of joy English
Caryn
F
Pure Scandinavian
Carynn
F
Pure Scandinavian
Casey
F
Brave Irish
Casey
M
Brave Irish
Cassandra
F
Doom Greek
Cassi
F
Doom Greek
Cassidy
F
Clever or curly headed Irish
Cassie
F
Doom Greek
Cassy
F
Doom Greek
Caster
M
Beaver Greek
Catherine
F
Pure Greek
Cathi
F
Pure Latin
Cathia
F
Pure Latin
Cathie
F
Pure Latin
Cathy
F
Pure Latin
Catrice
F
Blend of Catrina and Patrice American
Cayle
M
Bold Unknown
Cecilia
F
Dim sighted or blind Latin
Cedra
F
Battle chieftain Old English
Cedric
M
Battle chieftain Old English
Cedrica
F
Battle chieftain Old English
Cedrina
F
Battle chieftain Old English
Celdtun
M
From the farm by the spring English
Celest
F
Heavenly Latin
Celine
F
Blind French
Cerelia
F
Springtime Latin
Cerella
F
Springtime Latin
Cesar
M
Hairy Latin
Chace
M
Huntsman French
Chad
M
Warrior Old English
Chance
M
Church official Old English
Chancellor
M
Record keeper English
Chancey
M
Record keeper English
Chandelle
F
Candle French
Chandler
M
Maker of candles Old English
Chandra
F
Like the moon Sanskrit
Chanel
F
Chanel English
Chann
M
Wise English
Channe
M
Wise English
Channing
M
Wise English
Channon
M
Wise English
Chantal
F
Song French
Chapman
M
Merchant English
Charis
F
Charity grace or kindness Greek
Charissa
F
Charity grace or kindness Greek
Charity
F
Act of kindness Latin
Charla
F
Little and womanly English
Charlee
F
Strong and womanly English
Charlene
F
Little and womanly Old English
Charles
M
Manly English
Charleson
M
Son of Charles English
Charleston
M
From Charles's farm English
Charleton
M
From Charles's farm English
Charley
M
Manly English
Charli
F
Strong and womanly English
Charlie
M
Manly English
Charlotte
F
Little and womanly French
Charlton
M
From Charles's farm English
Charly
M
Manly English
Charly
F
Strong and womanly English
Charlyn
F
Manly English
Charlynn
F
Manly English
Charmaine
F
Song French
Chas
M
Huntsman French
Chase
M
Huntsman French
Chasen
M
Huntsman French
Chastity
F
Pure or virtuous Latin
Chatham
M
From the soldier's land Unknown
Chatlie
F
Manly English
Chaunce
M
Church official English
Chaunceler
M
Church official English
Chauncey
M
Church official English
Chauncy
M
Church official English
Chayce
M
Huntsman French
Chaz
M
A man English
Chelsa
F
Port or landing place Old English
Chelsea
F
Port or landing place Old English
Chelsee
F
Port or landing place Old English
Chelsey
F
Port or landing place Old English
Chelsi
F
Port or landing place Old English
Chelsie
F
Port or landing place Old English
Chelsy
F
Port or landing place Old English
Cher
F
Beloved French
Cherese
F
Dear one or darling French
Cheresse
F
Dear one or darling French
Cherice
F
Dear one or darling French
Cherilyn
F
Beloved American
Cherilynn
F
Beloved American
Cherisa
F
Dear one or darling French
Cherise
F
Dear one or darling French
Cherisse
F
Dear one or darling French
Cherrell
F
Beloved French
Cherri
F
Beloved French
Cherrie
F
Beloved French
Cherrill
F
Beloved French
Cherry
F
Cherry red French
Cheryl
F
Beloved French
Cheryll
F
Beloved French
Chesna
F
Peaceful Slavic
Chess
M
Camp of the soldiers Old English
Chester
M
Rocky fortress Old English
Cheston
M
Rocky fortress Old English
Chet
M
Camp of the soldiers English
Cheyenne
F
Tribal name American
Chick
M
A man English
Chilton
M
From the farm by the spring English
China
F
The ancient country Unknown
Chloe
F
Blooming Greek
Choncey
M
Fortune or a gamble English
Chris
M
Follower of Christ or anointed Greek
Christa
F
Follower of Christ or anointed German
Christabel
F
Follower of Christ or anointed Spanish
Christan
F
Follower of Christ or anointed Greek
Christana
F
Follower of Christ or anointed Greek
Christanne
F
Follower of Christ or anointed Greek
Christeen
F
Follower of Christ or anointed Greek
Christeena
F
Follower of Christ or anointed Greek
Christen
F
Follower of Christ or anointed Greek
Christena
F
Follower of Christ or anointed Greek
Christene
F
Follower of Christ or anointed Greek
Christian
F
Follower of Christ or anointed Greek
Christian
M
Follower of Christ or anointed Greek
Christina
F
Follower of Christ or anointed Greek
Christopher
M
Christ bearer Greek
Christy
F
Follower of Christ or anointed English
Christyn
F
Follower of Christ or anointed Greek
Chrystina
F
Follower of Christ or anointed Greek
Chuck
M
Strong and manly English
Churchill
M
Lives at the church hill English
Chyna
F
The ancient country Unknown
Chynna
F
The ancient country Unknown
Ciara
F
Black like a raven Irish
Cibil
F
Prophetess or fortune teller Greek
Cicely
F
Blind English
Cicily
F
Blind English
Cidney
F
Wide meadow French
Cim
F
Ruler English
Cimberleigh
F
From the royal meadow English
Cinda
F
Moon Greek
Cindel
F
Moon Greek
Cindi
F
Moon Greek
Cindia
F
Moon Greek
Cindy
F
Moon Greek
Cinwell
M
Lives at the king's spring English
Cirilla
F
Mistress or lady Spanish
Claiborn
M
From the clay brook English
Claiborne
M
From the clay brook English
Claire
F
Bright or clear French
Clara
F
Bright or clear Latin
Clarence
M
Clear or victorious Latin
Claressa
F
Bright or clear Latin
Claresta
F
Brilliant Greek
Clarice
F
Bright or clear Italian
Clarissa
F
Bright or clear Italian
Clark
M
Clergyman or cleric Old English
Clarke
M
Clergyman or cleric Old English
Clarrisa
F
Bright or clear Italian
Claud
M
Lame Latin
Claude
M
Lame Latin
Claudelle
F
Lame French
Claudette
F
Lame French
Claudia
F
Lame Latin
Claudine
F
Lame French
Claudio
M
Lame Italian
Claudius
M
Lame German
Clay
M
Settlement by the clay pit Old English
Clayborne
M
Brook near the clay pit Old English
Claybourne
M
Brook near the clay pit Old English
Clayburn
M
Brook near the clay pit Old English
Clayton
M
Settlement by the clay pit Old English
Cleavon
M
From the cliff land Old English
Cleon
M
Famous Greek
Cleva
F
Dweller by the cliff Old English
Cleve
M
Dweller by the cliff Old English
Cleveland
M
From the cliff land Old English
Clevon
M
From the cliff land Old English
Cliff
M
Dweller by the cliff Old English
Clifford
M
Ford near the cliff Old English
Cliffton
M
Town near the cliff Old English
Clifland
M
From the cliff land Old English
Clifton
M
Town near the cliff Old English
Cliftun
M
Town near the cliff Old English
Clint
M
Settlement near the headland Old English
Clinton
M
Settlement near the headland Old English
Clinttun
M
From the headland estate Old English
Clintwood
M
Forest near the hill town Old English
Clive
M
Cliff by the river Old English
Clover
F
Clover Old English
Clyffton
M
Town near the cliff Old English
Clyfland
M
From the cliff land Old English
Clyford
M
Ford near the cliff Old English
Clyftun
M
Town near the cliff Old English
Clyve
M
Cliff by the river Old English
Coburn
M
Place name English
Coby
M
Supplanter Hebrew
Codee
F
Cushion Old English
Codell
M
Cushion Old English
Codey
M
Cushion Old English
Codi
M
Cushion Old English
Codi
F
Cushion Old English
Codie
M
Cushion Old English
Codier
F
Cushion Old English
Cody
F
Cushion Old English
Cody
M
Cushion Old English
Codyr
F
Cushion Old English
Colan
M
Victory of the people Greek
Colbert
M
Renowned seafarer English
Colby
M
Dark or dark haired Old English
Colby
F
From the dark farmstead Old English
Cole
M
Darkly complexioned Old English
Coleman
M
Dark skinned or coal miner Old English
Colemann
M
Dark skinned or coal miner Old English
Coletun
M
From the dark town Old English
Coley
M
Swarthy English
Colfre
M
Dove Unknown
Colier
M
Charcoal merchant English
Colin
M
Victory of the people Greek
Colis
M
Son of the dark man English
Colleen
F
Girl Irish
Collier
M
Coal miner English
Collin
M
Victory of the people Greek
Collins
M
Victory of the people Greek
Collis
M
Son of the dark man English
Collyer
M
Charcoal merchant English
Colman
M
Coal miner English
Colson
M
Victory of the people English
Colt
M
Young horse or frisky English
Colten
M
Coal town Old English
Colter
M
Young horse or frisky English
Coltere
M
Horse herdsman English
Colton
M
Coal town Old English
Coltrane
M
Coal town English
Colver
M
Dove English
Colvert
M
Seaman English
Colvyr
M
Dove English
Colyer
M
Charcoal merchant English
Colyn
M
Victory of the people Greek
Colys
M
Son of the dark man English
Conan
M
Exalted Irish
Connie
F
Constant Latin
Connor
M
Exalted Irish
Constance
F
Constant or steadfast Latin
Constancia
F
Constant or steadfast Spanish
Cony
M
Strong willed or wise English
Cooper
M
A barrel maker or seller English
Coopersmith
M
Barrel maker English
Cora
F
Maiden Greek
Coral
F
Pinkish Latin
Coralee
F
Maiden American
Coralia
F
Maiden American
Coralie
F
Maiden American
Coraline
F
Maiden English
Coralyn
F
Maiden American
Corben
M
Raven Latin
Corbett
M
Raven Latin
Corbin
M
Raven Latin
Corby
M
Raven Latin
Corbyn
M
Raven Latin
Cord
M
Cordmaker English
Cordale
M
Cordmaker English
Corday
M
Cordmaker English
Cordelia
F
Warm hearted Latin
Cordell
M
Cordmaker French
Corella
F
Maiden Greek
Coretta
F
Maiden Greek
Corey
F
Dweller near a hollow Irish
Corey
M
Dweller near a hollow Irish
Cori
F
Dweller near a hollow Irish
Coriann
F
From the ravine Irish
Corianne
F
From the ravine Irish
Corie
F
Dweller near a hollow Irish
Corisa
F
Maiden Greek
Corissa
F
Maiden Greek
Corky
M
Hill or hollow English
Corlene
F
Maiden Greek
Corley
M
Hill or hollow English
Corliss
F
Good hearted or carefree Old English
Correy
M
Dweller near a hollow Irish
Corri
F
Dweller near a hollow Irish
Corrianna
F
From the ravine Irish
Corrianne
F
From the ravine Irish
Corrick
M
From the ravine Irish
Corrie
F
Dweller near a hollow Irish
Corrissa
F
From the ravine Irish
Corry
F
Dweller near a hollow Irish
Cort
M
Courtier or court attendant English
Cortland
M
Courtier or court attendant English
Cortney
F
Courtier or court attendant English
Corvin
M
Raven haired English
Corwan
M
Friend of the heart English
Corwin
M
Friend of the heart English
Corwine
M
Friend of the heart English
Corwyn
M
Friend of the heart English
Cory
M
Dweller near a hollow Irish
Cory
F
Dweller near a hollow Irish
Coulter
M
Young horse or frisky English
Countess
F
Feminine equivalent of Count Old English
Court
M
Courtier or court attendant English
Courtenay
M
From Courtenay N France French
Courtland
M
From the court's land English
Courtlyn
F
Courtly or courteous English
Courtney
F
Courtier or court attendant English
Courtney
M
Courtier or court attendant English
Covell
M
Lives at the cave slope Unknown
Covyll
M
Lives at the cave slope Unknown
Craig
M
Dweller by the crag Scottish
Cramer
M
Shopkeeper German
Crandall
M
From the crane valley English
Crandell
M
From the crane valley English
Cranley
M
From the crane meadow English
Cranly
M
From the crane meadow English
Cranston
M
From the crane estate English
Cranstun
M
From the crane estate English
Crawford
M
From the crow's ford English
Creed
M
Belief or guiding principle Latin
Creighton
M
Dweller by the rocks English
Crespin
M
Curly haired Latin
Crispin
M
Curly haired Latin
Cristen
F
Follower of Christ or anointed Irish
Cristin
F
Follower of Christ or anointed Irish
Cristyn
F
Follower of Christ or anointed Irish
Croften
M
From the enclosed town Irish
Crofton
M
From the enclosed town Irish
Crompton
M
From the winding farm Old English
Cromwell
M
From the crooked winding stream Old English
Crosleigh
M
From the cross meadow English
Crosley
M
From the cross meadow English
Crosly
M
From the cross meadow English
Croydon
M
Surname and place name English
Crystal
F
Clear or unblemished Latin
Culbart
M
Seaman English
Culbert
M
Seaman English
Cullen
M
Handsome Irish
Culver
M
Dove English
Cupere
M
Barrel maker English
Curt
M
Polite or courteous French
Curtis
M
Polite or courteous French
Curtiss
M
Polite or courteous French
Cutler
M
Makes knives English
Cwen
F
Queen Welsh
Cy
M
Master or lord Greek
Cydnee
F
Wide meadow French
Cydney
F
Wide meadow French
Cym
F
Ruler English
Cymberly
F
From the royal meadow English
Cyndee
F
Moon Greek
Cyndi
F
Moon Greek
Cyndy
F
Moon Greek
Cyne
F
Moon Greek
Cynthia
F
Moon Greek
Cyril
M
Master or Lord Greek
Cyrill
M
Master or Lord Greek
Cyrilla
F
Mistress or lady Greek
Cyrus
M
Lord Greek

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