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
Melissa
F
A bee English
Meadow
F
A clearing Old English
Maggi
F
A pearl Greek
Maggie
F
A pearl Greek
Maggy
F
A pearl Greek
Mira
F
Admirable Latin
Monique
F
Adviser French
Monica
F
Advisor Latin
Miracle
F
An amazing wonder Latin
Melvon
M
Armored chief Irish
Melvyn
M
Armored chief Irish
Malvin
M
Armored chief or ruler Irish
Malvyn
M
Armored chief or ruler Irish
Melva
F
Armored ruler Irish
McKenna
F
Ascend Gaelic
Maralyn
F
Beautiful waterfall American
Marlisa
F
Bitter English
Marliss
F
Bitter English
Marlowe
F
Bitter English
Marlys
F
Bitter English
Marlyssa
F
Bitter English
Molli
F
Bitter Irish
Mollie
F
Bitter Irish
Molly
F
Bitter Irish
Maree
F
Bitter or sea of bitterness French
Mareesa
F
Bitter or sea of bitterness Hebrew
Maria
F
Bitter or sea of bitterness Hebrew
Mariah
F
Bitter or sea of bitterness Hebrew
Marianne
F
Bitter or sea of bitterness French
Marie
F
Bitter or sea of bitterness French
Mariel
F
Bitter or sea of bitterness Dutch
Marilyn
F
Bitter or sea of bitterness Hebrew
Marilynn
F
Bitter or sea of bitterness Hebrew
Marlyn
F
Bitter or sea of bitterness Hebrew
Marlynn
F
Bitter or sea of bitterness Hebrew
Malinda
F
Blend of Melissa and Linda American
Morgan
F
Bright Sea Welsh
Max
M
By the great stream Scottish
Melina
F
Canary yellow Latin
Meri
F
Cheerful or light hearted English
Meridel
F
Cheerful or light hearted English
Merri
F
Cheerful or light hearted English
Merrie
F
Cheerful or light hearted English
Merrilee
F
Cheerful or light hearted English
Merry
F
Cheerful or light hearted English
Mercia
F
Compassion English
Mercie
F
Compassion English
Mercilla
F
Compassion English
Mercina
F
Compassion Spanish
Mercy
F
Compassion English
Melvin
M
Council or protector Old English
Myleen
F
Dark Greek
Maurice
M
Dark skinned Latin
Mauricio
M
Dark skinned Spanish
Melanie
F
Dark skinned Greek
Morrey
M
Dark skinned Latin
Morrie
M
Dark skinned Latin
Morse
M
Dark skinned English
Maitane
F
Dearly loved Spanish
Maite
F
Dearly loved Spanish
Maitena
F
Dearly loved Spanish
Merritt
M
Deserving Latin
Moses
M
Drawn out of the water Hebrew
Moss
M
Drawn out of the water English
Maxwell
M
Dweller by the spring Scottish
Mya
F
Emerald Burmese
Mara
F
Eternally beautiful Greek
MacKenzie
F
Fair one or handsome Irish
MacKenzie
M
Fair one or handsome Irish
Medwin
M
Faithful friend English
Medwine
M
Faithful friend English
Medwyn
M
Faithful friend English
Marlan
M
Falcon English
Marlin
M
Falcon English
Marlin
F
Falcon English
Marlon
M
Falcon French
Mertice
F
Famous Unknown
Mertise
F
Famous Unknown
Mertysa
F
Famous Unknown
Maxfield
M
Field belonging to Mack English
Misti
F
Foggy Old English
Mistie
F
Foggy Old English
Misty
F
Foggy Old English
Mystee
F
Foggy Old English
Mysti
F
Foggy Old English
Mel
M
Friend English
Morton
M
From the farm near the moor Old English
Mansfield
M
From the field by the small river English
Manley
M
From the hero's meadow English
Manly
M
From the hero's meadow English
Manton
M
From the hero's town English
Madeleine
F
From the high tower French
Madelena
F
From the high tower Greek
Madelene
F
From the high tower Greek
Mady
F
From the high tower English
Marla
F
From the high tower English
Marlaina
F
From the high tower Greek
Marlana
F
From the high tower English
Marlayna
F
From the high tower German
Marlayne
F
From the high tower Greek
Marleen
F
From the high tower Greek
Marleena
F
From the high tower German
Marleene
F
From the high tower Greek
Marleina
F
From the high tower Greek
Marlena
F
From the high tower German
Marlene
F
From the high tower Greek
Marlenne
F
From the high tower Greek
Marlina
F
From the high tower German
Marlinda
F
From the high tower German
Marline
F
From the high tower Greek
Marlow
M
From the hill by the lake English
Marlowe
M
From the hill by the lake English
Merlow
M
From the hill by the lake English
Meldon
M
From the hillside mill English
Marwood
M
From the lake forest English
Marleigh
F
From the lake meadow English
Marley
F
From the lake meadow English
Marley
M
From the lake meadow English
Marly
M
From the lake meadow English
Marsh
M
From the marsh English
Marsden
M
From the marsh valley English
Mead
M
From the meadow Old English
Meade
M
From the meadow Old English
Milford
M
From the mill by the ford English
Melborn
M
From the mill stream English
Melbourne
M
From the mill stream English
Melburn
M
From the mill stream English
Melbyrne
M
From the mill stream English
Milburn
M
From the mill stream English
Milbyrne
M
From the mill stream English
More
M
From the moors English
Meldrick
M
From the powerful mill English
Meldrik
M
From the powerful mill English
Meldryk
M
From the powerful mill English
Merton
M
From the town by the lake English
Marden
M
From the valley with the pool Unknown
Mardon
M
From the valley with the pool Unknown
Monte
M
From the wealthy man's mountain Old English
Montgomery
M
From the wealthy man's mountain Old English
Montie
M
From the wealthy man's mountain Old English
Monty
M
From the wealthy man's mountain English
Mildred
F
Gentle advisor Old English
Mildrid
F
Gentle advisor Old English
Mildryd
F
Gentle advisor Old English
Matt
M
Gift from God Hebrew
Matthew
M
Gift from God Hebrew
Matthias
M
Gift from God Hebrew
Mateo
M
Gift of God Spanish
Mathew
M
Gift of God Hebrew
Manuel
M
God is with us Hebrew
Melvina
F
Handmaiden Irish
Mayer
M
Headman or mayor English
Mann
M
Hero English
Melinda
F
Honey Greek
Melynda
F
Honey Greek
Mindie
F
Honey Greek
Mindy
F
Honey Greek
Maya
F
Industrious Latin
Moriah
F
Jehovah is my teacher Hebrew
Mavis
F
Joy French
Milward
M
Keeper of the mill English
Marland
M
Lake land English
Malin
M
Little warrior English
Malyn
M
Little warrior Unknown
Mable
F
Lovable Latin
Manda
F
Lovable Latin
Mandalyn
F
Lovable Latin
Mandi
F
Lovable Latin
Mandie
F
Lovable Latin
Mandy
F
Lovable Latin
Marven
M
Lover of the sea English
Marvin
M
Lover of the sea English
Marvyn
M
Lover of the sea Irish
Marwin
M
Lover of the sea Irish
Mervin
M
Lover of the sea Irish
Mervyn
M
Lover of the sea Irish
Merwyn
M
Lover of the sea Irish
Maida
F
Maiden English
Maidel
F
Maiden English
Maidie
F
Maiden English
Mayda
F
Maiden English
Mayde
F
Maiden English
Manfred
M
Man of peace or peaceful English
Manfrid
M
Man of peace or peaceful English
Moreland
M
Marshland English
Marigold
F
Mary's gold English
Malik
M
Master or sovereign Arabic
Moreley
M
Meadow by the moor English
Morlee
M
Meadow by the moor English
Morly
M
Meadow by the moor English
Melody
F
Melody or song Greek
Mercer
F
Merchant English
Mercer
M
Merchant English
Miles
M
Merciful German
Milo
M
Merciful German
Myla
F
Merciful English
Myles
M
Merciful German
Mylo
M
Merciful German
Mercedes
F
Mercy or merciful Spanish
Malachi
M
Messenger of God Hebrew
Madison
M
Mighty in battle English
Madison
F
Mighty in battle English
Madra
F
Mother Spanish
Madre
F
Mother Spanish
Montana
F
Mountainous Spanish
Marquis
M
Nobleman French
Marisa
F
Of the sea Latin
Marise
F
Of the sea Latin
Marissa
F
Of the sea Latin
Mario
M
Of the sea or sailor Italian
Millard
M
One who grinds grain Latin
Millen
M
One who grinds grain English
Miller
M
One who grinds grain English
Mordred
M
Painful Latin
Maisie
F
Pearl Scottish
Margaret
F
Pearl Greek
Margerie
F
Pearl French
Marji
F
Pearl French
Marjo
F
Pearl French
Megan
F
Pearl Irish
Mather
M
Powerful army English
Mohammed
M
Praiseworthy Arabic
Meredith
F
Protector of the sea Welsh
Marina
F
Sea maiden Latin
Mamie
F
Sea of bitterness English
Mary
F
Sea of bitterness Hebrew
Maryan
F
Sea of bitterness English
Maryann
F
Sea of bitterness English
Maryanna
F
Sea of bitterness English
Marybell
F
Sea of bitterness English
Maryjo
F
Sea of bitterness English
Marylin
F
Sea of bitterness English
Marylu
F
Sea of bitterness English
Marylyn
F
Sea of bitterness English
Marylynn
F
Sea of bitterness English
Maryon
F
Sea of bitterness English
Mayme
F
Sea of bitterness English
Miriam
F
Sea of bitterness Hebrew
Morgan
M
Sea warrior Scottish
Malcolm
M
Servant Scottish
Milton
M
Settlement or town Old English
Meriel
F
Shining sea Irish
Merril
M
Shining sea Irish
Merrill
M
Shining sea Irish
Manning
M
Son of a hero English
Matherson
M
Son of Mather English
Morris
M
Son of More Latin
Morrisey
M
Son of More English
Martha
F
Sorrow Arabic
Marschall
M
Steward French
Marshal
M
Steward French
Marshall
M
Steward French
Marisol
F
Sunny sea Spanish
Mardel
M
Surname used as a given name Unknown
Myra
F
Sweet ointment Latin
Maxie
F
The greatest Latin
Maximilian
M
The greatest Latin
Maximilian
M
The greatest Latin
Maximillian
M
The greatest Latin
Maximus
M
The greatest Latin
Maxine
F
The greatest Latin
Miranda
F
To be admired Latin
May
F
To increase Latin
Marsten
M
Town near the marsh English
Marston
M
Town near the marsh English
Maverick
M
Unbranded American
Mavrick
M
Unbranded American
Mallory
F
Unfortunate or unlucky French
Marty
M
War like Latin
Martyn
M
War like Latin
Marcia
F
Warlike Latin
Marco
M
Warlike Italian
Marcos
M
Warlike Spanish
Marcus
M
Warlike Latin
Marcy
F
Warlike English
Marek
M
Warlike Slavic
Mark
M
Warlike Latin
Marsha
F
Warlike Latin
Martin
M
Warlike Latin
Mace
M
Weapon English
Maci
F
Weapon French
Macie
F
Weapon French
Macy
F
Weapon French
Morland
M
Wet land English
Makayla
F
Who is like God Hebrew
Micaela
F
Who is like God Hebrew
Micah
M
Who is like God Hebrew
Michael
M
Who is like God Hebrew
Michaela
F
Who is like God Hebrew
Michelle
F
Who is like God French
Mick
M
Who is like God Irish
Mickey
M
Who is like God Irish
Miguel
M
Who is like God Spanish
Mika
F
Who is like God Russian
Mikaela
F
Who is like God Hebrew
Mikayla
F
Who is like God Hebrew
Mike
M
Who is like God Hebrew
Mikella
F
Who is like God Hebrew
Mikelle
F
Who is like God Hebrew
Mikki
F
Who is like God Hebrew
Mikko
F
Who is like God Scandinavian
Mitch
M
Who is like God Old English
Mitchell
M
Who is like God Old English
Mychaela
F
Who is like God Hebrew
Mia
F
Wished for child Hebrew
Maddie
F
Woman from Magdala English

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