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

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