Baby Names

Browse through our alphabetical selection of baby names, including the meaning and origin for each name.

NameSexMeaning of NameOrigin
AaliyahFemaleabove it allHebrew
AaronMaleenlightened; messengerHebrew
AbigailFemalefather’s joyHebrew
AdamMaleman, or mankindHebrew
AddisonFemalechild of AdamEnglish
AdrianMalerich; darkGreek
AidanMalefieryIrish
AidenMalefieryIrish
AizivaisheFemaleGod knewShona
AkaniMale and Femaleto buildXitsonga
AlejandroMaledefender of mankindSpanish
AlexMaledefender of mankindGreek
AlexaFemaledefender of mankindGreek
AlexanderMaledefender of mankindGreek
AlexandraFemaledefender of mankindGreek
AlexisFemaledefender of mankindGreek
AllisonFemaletruthful & nobleEnglish
AluMale and Femalebe prosperousTshivenda
AluwanipMale and Femalebe prosperousTshivenda
AlyssaFemaleadministers healingGreek
AmeliaFemalehard workingGerman
AmoseMaleburdened; troubledBasotho
AmukelaniMale and FemaleacceptanceXitsonga
AnasheFemalewith GodShona
AnatswanasheFemaleperfected by GodShona
AndreaFemalestrong & courageousGreek
AndrewMalemanlyGreek
AnesuFemaleis with usShona
AnesuisheFemaleGod with usShona
AngelMaleangel; messengerGreek
AngelinaFemaleheavenly messengerRussian
AnnaFemalegraciousGerman
AnodiwaFemalethe loved oneShona
AnokoshaFemalehe is importantShona
AnthonyMalepraiseworthyLatin
AntonioMalepraiseworthyItalian
ArianaFemaleholyFrench
AriannaFemalepure + holyGreek
AshleyFemaleash-tree meadowEnglish
AthiambiwiedMale and Femaleshould not be talked aboutTshivenda
AtidaisheFemaleGod has loved usShona
AubreyFemalebear likeGerman
AudreyFemalenoble strengthEnglish
AustinMalemajesticLatin
AutumnFemaleautumnLatin
AvaFemalebearer of good newsGreek
AveryFemalelike a birdEnglish
AvhadaliMale and Femalecannot be satisfiedTshivenda
AvhapfaniMale and Femalethey do not get alongTshivenda
AwandeFemalemay love; kindness growNdebele
AyandaFemalewe are having more girlsNdebele
AyandaMalethe family is growingZulu
AyibongweFemalemay God be thankedNdebele
AzwihangwisiMale and Femaleit is unforgettableTshivenda
AzwimmbavhiMale and FemaleI am not botheredTshivenda
AzwinakiMale and Femalebrings shame to the familyTshivenda
AzwinndiniMale and FemaleI am not botheredTshivenda
BambananiMaleuniteNdebele
BandileMalethe family is growingZulu
BaneleMaleboys are enoughNdebele
BasetsanaFemaleladiesBasotho
BenjaminMaleson of my right handHebrew
BezileMalefirst of twins; the have comeXhosa
BhekaMalewatch; take care ofNdebele
BhekithembaMalelook after hopeNdebele
BhekizizweMalelook after the nationsNdebele
BlakeMalehandsome; dark complexionEnglish
BokangFemalepraise or rejoiceBasotho
BonganiFemalewe are gratefulNdebele
BonganiMalebe thankfulZulu
BongileFemalethanksNdebele
BopheloFemalelifeBasotho
BorengFemalewhere the enemy liesBasotho
BotleFemalebeautyBasotho
BrandonMalebeacon hillEnglish
BraydenMalebroad valleyEnglish
BrianMalestrong, virtuousIrish
BriannaFemalevirtuous & honorableIrish
BrookeFemalebrook or streamEnglish
BrooklynFemaleBrook + LynnAmerican
BryanMalestrong, virtuousScottish
BuangFemalespeak; chatBasotho
ButholezweMalewarrior of the nationNdebele
BuyisiweFemaleblessedZulu
CadenMalefriend, companionAmerican
CalebMaledoggedly faithfulHebrew
CameronMalecrooked noseScottish
CarlosMalefarmerSpanish
CarolineFemalelittle & strongFrench
CarsonMaleson of CarrEnglish
CarterMalecart driverEnglish
CebileFemalerichNdebele
CebisileMalehave guidedNdebele
CharlesMalefarmerGerman
ChaseMaleagile hunterFrench
ChloeFemaleblooming; verdantGreek
ChristianMalefollower of ChristGreek
ChristopherMalepatron saint of travelersGreek
ClaireFemaleclear & brightLatin
ColeMalecabbage farmerLatin
ConnorMalewiseScottish
DaliMale and Femalecannot be satisfiedTshivenda
DanielMaleGod is my judgeHebrew
DanieleMaleGod is my judgeBasotho
DanisaMalemake sadNdebele
DanisaniMalemake sadNdebele
DavidMalebelovedHebrew
DestinyFemaledestiny; fateAmerican
DiegoMalesupplanterSpanish
DikelediFemaletearsBasotho
DikgangFemaleargumentsBasotho
DikotsiMaleaccidentsBasotho
DinganiMalewhat are you looking for?Ndebele
DintleFemalebeautyBasotho
DipalesaFemaleflowersBasotho
DominicMalebelonging to the LordLatin
DovaFemalemorning dewShona
DoweMale and Femaleget used to itTshivenda
dowelaniMale and Femaleget used to itTshivenda
DylanMaleof the seaWelsh
DzingaiMalechase awayShona
EdzaiFemaletryShona
ElijahMalethe Lord is my GodHebrew
ElizabethFemaleconsecrated to GodHebrew
EllaFemalebeautiful fairy-womanEnglish
EmilyFemaleindustrious; flattererLatin
EmmaFemaleindustriousGerman
EricMaleruler of all; brave rulerScand.
EsaiaMaleGod is my salvationBasotho
EthanMalestrong of purpose; firmHebrew
EvanMaleyoung warriorIrish
EvelynFemalehazelnutEnglish
FaithFemalefaithful; fidelityEnglish
FaraiFemalerejoiceShona
FariraiFemalefind joyShona
FellengFemalebeyond the end; exposedBasotho
FhulufhuwaniMale and Femaleforget it!Tshivenda
FikileFemaleshe has arrivedNdebele
FilemoneMalekiss; lover’s kissBasotho
FuniMale and Femalelove one anotherTshivenda
GabrielMaledevoted to GodHebrew
GabriellaFemaledevoted to GodItalian
GabrielleFemaledevoted to GodFrench
GavinMalewhite hawkWelsh
GiannaFemaleGod is graciousItalian
GraceFemalegracefulLatin
GuguFemalepreciousZulu
HaileyFemalehay meadowEnglish
HaleyFemalemeadow gathering placeEnglish
HangwaniMale and Femalehas forgottenTshivenda
HannahFemalegraciousHebrew
HaydenMalehedged valleyEnglish
HenryMaleruler of the householdGerman
HulisaniMale and Femalegive respect toTshivenda
HumbeMale and FemaleaskTshivenda
HumbelaniMale and FemaleaskTshivenda
HunterMalehunterEnglish
IanMaleGod is graciousScottish
IsaacMalehe will laughHebrew
IsabelFemaleconsecrated to GodSpanish
IsabellaFemaleconsecrated to GodItalian
IsabelleFemaleconsecrated to GodSpanish
IsaiahMaleGod is my salvationHebrew
JackMalesupplanter or substituteAmerican
JacksonMaleson of JackEnglish
JacobMalesupplanter; son of IsaacHebrew
JadaFemalegift giverArabic
JadenMaleGod has heard usHebrew
JakoboMalesubstituteBasotho
JamesMalesupplanterHebrew
JasmineFemalejasmine flowerPersian
JasonMalehealerGreek
JaydenMaleGod has heard usHebrew
JaylaFemaleJaye + LynnAmerican
JennaFemalewhite phantomWelsh
JenniferFemalewhite phantomWelsh
JeremiaMaleGod will upliftBasotho
JeremiahMaleGod will upliftHebrew
JesoMaleGod is my salvationBasotho
JessicaFemalewealthyHebrew
JesusMaleGod is my salvationHebrew
JocelynFemalejoyousLatin
JohnMaleGod is graciousHebrew
JonathanMalegift of GodHebrew
JordanFemaledescendingHebrew
JordanMaledescendingHebrew
JoseMaleGod will addSpanish
JosefaMaleGod will addBasotho
JosephMaleGod will increaseHebrew
JoshuaMaleGod is my salvationHebrew
JuanMaleGod is graciousSpanish
JuliaFemaleyouthfulEnglish
JulianMaleyouthful, downy-beardedGreek
JustinMalejust; righteousLatin
KabeloMaleinheritance; givenBasotho
KadenMalefriend, companionAmerican
KagisoFemalepeaceSetswana
KaitlynFemalepureIrish
KatelynFemalepureIrish
KatherineFemalepureGreek
KatlehoFemalesuccessBasotho
KatlehoMalesuccessBasotho
KaylaFemalecrown of laurelsArabic
KayleeFemaleKay + LeeAmerican
KealebogaMalethank youSetswana
KeneuweFemaleI’ve been givenBasotho
KerefeseMaleEnglish GriffithsBasotho
KeromangFemaleone who was sentBasotho
KevinMalekind and gentleIrish
KhathuMale and FemaleforgivenessTshivenda
KhathutsheloMale and FemaleforgivenessTshivenda
KhauheloFemalecompassion; pityBasotho
KhumbuMale and Femaleremind meTshivenda
KhuthalaMalesecond of twins; be diligentXhosa
KimberlyFemalechief; rulerEnglish
KoketsoFemaleadditionSepedi
KutloisisoFemaleunderstandingBasotho
KutloisisoMaleunderstandingBasotho
KutlwanoMalemutual understandingBasotho
KwaneleMaleit is enoughZulu
KyleMalenarrow piece of landIrish
KylieFemalenarrow piece of landIrish
LandonMaleopen, grassy meadowEnglish
LangalibaleleFemaleborn during a droughtXhosa
LaurenFemalecrowned with laurelsEnglish
LaylaFemaledark beauty; nightHebrew
LeabuaMaleyou speak courteouslyBasotho
LeahFemalewearyHebrew
LebohangFemalebe thankfulBasotho
LebonaMalethe one who seesBasotho
LefaMaleinheritanceBasotho
LemohangMaletake cognizanceBasotho
LenkaMaletakerBasotho
LentsweMalevoiceBasotho
LeratoFemaleloveBasotho
LerekoMaleabundance; mercifulBasotho
LeseboMalegift from the ancestorsBasotho
LetsieMalechieftain; leader of the tribeBasotho
LetsoaloMalefear; apprehensionBasotho
LetswaloMalefear; apprehensionBasotho
LiamMaledetermined guardianIrish
LikengkengFemaletearsBasotho
LikhangFemaleargumentsBasotho
LikhapaFemaletearsBasotho
LillianFemalelily flowerPortuguese
LilyFemalelovely lily flowerAmerican
LindelaniMale and Femalebe patient; waitTshivenda
LindidweFemalewaited forZulu
LineoFemalegifts; talentsBasotho
LitšehoanaFemalelittle laughterBasotho
LitsoaneloFemalesuitable thingsBasotho
LivhuMale and Femalethankful; gratefulTshivenda
LoganMalemeadowIrish
LucasMalebringer of lightGerman
LuisMalefamous warriorSpanish
LukeMalebringer of lightLatin
LulamaFemalemeek; soft-spokenXhosa
LutendoMale and FemalefaithTshivenda
LuvhengoMale and FemalehatredTshivenda
MackenzieFemalechild of the wise leaderIrish
MadelineFemalehigh towerGreek
MadisonFemalegood child of MaudEnglish
MahlubandileMalethe clan has increasedXhosa
MajoboFemalemother of jobBasotho
MakaloMalebewildermentBasotho
MakaylaFemalewho is like God?American
MaletsatsiFemaledaylight; sunshineBasotho
MamelloFemaleperseveranceBasotho
MamelloMaleperseveranceBasotho
MarekaMalewarlike; martialBasotho
MariaFemalesea of bitternessHebrew
MariaFemalesea of bitternessBasotho
MariahFemalesea of bitternessHebrew
MarihaFemalewinter; cold seasonBasotho
MaryFemalesea of bitternessHebrew
MasingitaMale and FemalemiraclesXitsonga
MasoabiFemaleshameBasotho
MasonMalea stone workerFrench
MasophaMalechieftain; leader of the tribeBasotho
MatshedisoFemaleconsolationBasotho
MattheuMalegift of GodBasotho
MatthewMalegift of GodHebrew
MayaFemaleGod’s creative powerHindi
MbaliFemaleflowerZulu
MeganFemalepearl; greatGreek
MelanieFemaledark & radiant skinGreek
MiaFemalemineItalian
MichaelMalewho is like God?Hebrew
MichelleFemalewho is like God?French
MiguelMalewho is like God?Spanish
MmaaboFemaletheir motherSetswana
MmalefuFemalemother of death; illnessBasotho
MmalesothoFemalemother of LesothoBasotho
MncedisiFemalehelperXhosa
MoeketsiMalemultiplier; proliferateBasotho
MohauFemalepity; mercyBasotho
MohlomiMalewisest of leadersBasotho
MoiponeFemaleself-admirerBasotho
MolahlehiMalethe lost oneBasotho
MolapoMalestream; riverBasotho
MolatodiMaleone who denies everythingBasotho
MoratuoaFemaledarlingBasotho
MoratuwaFemaledarlingBasotho
MoreriMalepreacherSetswana
MorganFemaleseashoreWelsh
MosemodiMaleboy from the legendsBasotho
MosemotsaneMaleboy from the legends; twinBasotho
MoshanyanaMaleboyBasotho
MosheMalesaved from the waterBasotho
MosiuoaMaleabandoned oneBasotho
MothusiMalehelperSetswana
MotlalentwaMalebrings war; fighterBasotho
MpfareleliMale and Femaleforgive meTshivenda
MphafaneMalepraises GodBasotho
MphedziseniMale and Femalefinish me offTshivenda
MsiziMalehelperZulu
MthobeliFemalethe obedient oneXhosa
MuambiwaMale and Femaleis talked aboutTshivenda
MutshutshudziMale and Femaleencourages bad behaviorTshivenda
MuzikayiseMalebuilds his father’s houseZulu
MzwamadodaMalefamily where men dominateXhosa
NanaFemalebaby; infantBasotho
NandiFemalesweetZulu
NataliaFemaleborn on Christmas dayRussian
NatalieFemaleborn on Christmas dayLatin
NathanMaleprophet during King David’s reignHebrew
NathanielMalegift of GodHebrew
NathiMaleGod is with usZulu
NdiyafhiMale and Femalewhere do I go?Tshivenda
NduvhoMale and FemalepraiseTshivenda
NeoFemalegift; talentBasotho
NevaehFemalesnowAmerican
NicholasMalevictory of the peopleGreek
NicoleFemalevictory of the peopleFrench
NkhethelengFemalechoose for meBasotho
NkhumbudzeniMale and Femaleremind meTshivenda
NkhumbuleniMale and Femaleremember meTshivenda
NkosiphenduleFemalethe Lord has answeredXhosa
NkosiphenduleMaleGod has answeredZulu
NkuMalesheepBasotho
NnyadzeniMale and FemaledisrespectfulTshivenda
NnyawedzeniMale and Femalerecover after sufferingTshivenda
NnyaweleniMale and Femalerecover after sufferingTshivenda
NoahMalepeaceful, restfulHebrew
NofotoFemalelike her grandmotherXhosa
NokresimesiFemaleborn on Christmas dayXhosa
NokwayiyoFemaleit is also a girlXhosa
NomathyhifililiFemaleugly and unappetizingXhosa
NombuleloFemalegratitudeXhosa
NomfazweFemaleborn during a warXhosa
NomsaFemalecaring one; faithfulZulu
NomthandazoFemaleprayerXhosa
NomusaFemalegrace and kindnessZulu
NonkululekoFemalefreedomZulu
NontasasaFemaleborn in the early morningXhosa
NontshabaFemalemother of enemiesXhosa
NosopholoFemaleborn at supper timeXhosa
NothembiFemalefaith; hopeZulu
NotumatoFemalebeautiful at birthXhosa
NthatiFemaleone to love meBasotho
NthatisiFemalehistorical female nameBasotho
NthofeelaMalethingBasotho
NtombentshaFemalenew girlXhosa
NtombifikileFemalethe girl has arrivedXhosa
NtombifuthiFemaleanother girlZulu
NtsakoMale and FemalehappyXitsonga
NtseboFemalewhispers; rumorsBasotho
NtshengedzeniMale and Femaletorture meTshivenda
NtsumiMale and FemaleangelXitsonga
NtswakiFemaleonly sister among brothersBasotho
NyeletiMale and FemalestarXitsonga
OagileMalefirmly built householdBasotho
OaronaFemaleoursBasotho
OliviaFemaleolive treeLatin
OwenMaleborn to nobilityIrish
PaigeFemaleyoung assistantFrench
PalesaFemaleflowerBasotho
PaolosiMalelittle oneBasotho
PasekaMaleborn on EasterBasotho
Pha?hutshedzoMale and FemaleblessingsTshivenda
PhahamoMaleeminenceBasotho
PhathuMale and FemaleblessingsTshivenda
PhetohoMalechangeBasotho
PhilaMaleI’m in good healthZulu
PhilaniMalewe are in good healthZulu
PoloMalealligatorBasotho
PolokoMalesafetyBasotho
Pont’soFemaleexhibition; revelationBasotho
QhonqholotsaneMaletraditional nameBasotho
QukezaMalefirst of twins; be diligentXhosa
RabeMale and FemaleprayerTshivenda
RachelFemalefemale sheepHebrew
RatuFemalelove of mineBasotho
ReabetsoeFemalewe have been provided forBasotho
ReabetsweFemalewe have been provided forBasotho
RebeccaFemaletied boundHebrew
RefiloeFemalewe have been givenBasotho
RefiloeMalewe have been givenBasotho
RefilweMalewe have been givenBasotho
RendiMale and Femalegive praiseTshivenda
ReneilweFemalegivenSetswana
RethabileMalewe are happyBasotho
RichardMalerich and powerful rulerEnglish
RileyFemalevaliantIrish
RobertMalefamous, brillianceEnglish
RotshidzwaMale and Femalewe have been savedTshivenda
RudzaniMale and Femaleconsole the sufferingTshivenda
RudziMale and Femaleconsole the sufferingTshivenda
RyanMalelittle kingIrish
SamanthaFemalelistenerLatin
SamuelMaleasked of GodHebrew
SandileMaleincreased our familyZulu
SaneleMalesatisfied; we have enoughZulu
SaraFemaleprincessHebrew
SarahFemaleprincessHebrew
SavannahFemalea treeless plainSpanish
S’buMaleblessingZulu
SeanMaleGod is graciousIrish
SebastianMalevenerable; reveredGreek
SehloloMaledisasterBasotho
SeiMale and Femalethey are not amusedTshivenda
SekgolokhaneMalewandererBasotho
SetjhabaMalenationBasotho
ShanduMale and FemalechangeTshivenda
ShandukaniMale and FemalechangeTshivenda
SibusisoMaleblessingZulu
SifisoMalewhat we wished forZulu
SihleMalebeautiful feelingZulu
SinethembaFemalewe have hopeZulu
SipheleleMalewe are completeZulu
SiphepheloFemalerefugeZulu
SizaniFemaleyou all helpZulu
SizweMalenationZulu
SlindileFemalewe are waitingZulu
SofiaFemalewiseGreek
SophiaFemalewiseGreek
StephanieFemalecrownedGreek
StevenMalecrownedGreek
SydneyFemalefrom Saint-Denis, FranceFrench
TakiMale and Femalebe happyTshivenda
TangaMale and Femaleaccept meTshivenda
TauMalelionBasotho
TaylorFemaletailor; seamstressEnglish
TebohoMalegratitudeBasotho
TefoMalepayment; rewardBasotho
TendaniMale and FemalebelieveTshivenda
ThabisaFemalebring joyZulu
ThabiscoFemalegladnessSepedi
ThabisoMalejoy-bringerBasotho
ThandoMaleloveZulu
ThanduxoloFemalelover of peaceXhosa
ThanyaniMale and Femalebe carefulTshivenda
ThebeMaleshieldBasotho
ThembaMaletrust; hopeZulu
ThembekaFemaleto be reliableXhosa
ThilivhaliMaledoes not forgetTshivenda
ThinaMale and FemaleI have no bodyTshivenda
ThinawangaMale and FemaleI have no bodyTshivenda
ThomasMaletwinGreek
ThusoMalehelpBasotho
ThutoFemalelessonBasotho
ThutoMalelessonBasotho
TimothyMalehonoring GodHebrew
TlhokomeloFemalebeing carefulBasotho
TlholoMalevictoryBasotho
TlotlisoMalehonorBasotho
TrinityFemaleholy triadGreek
TristanMalebold knightWelsh
TseboMaleknowledgeBasotho
T’sehlaMaleyellow man; lion’s cubBasotho
TselaMalepathBasotho
TshandukoMale and FemalechangeTshivenda
TshaweMalefrom the Nomatshawe clanXhosa
TshedisoMaleconsolationBasotho
TshepoFemalehopeBasotho
TshiananeoMale and Femalea tale; a storyTshivenda
TshidinoMale and Femalebothers or annoysTshivenda
TshinyalaniMale and Femaledamaged; cursedTshivenda
TsieMalelocustBasotho
TsietsiMalepredicament; dilemmaBasotho
TumisangMalegive praiseBasotho
TunguMale and Femalemakes me sad; hurts meTshivenda
TylerMaletile makerEnglish
UnathiMalehe is with usZulu
ValeriaFemalestrongLatin
VanessaFemalebutterflyGreek
VictoriaFemalevictoriousLatin
VuyoFemalehappinessXhosa
WandileMaleyou are extraZulu
WilliamMaledetermined guardianEnglish
WusheMalefrom the Nomawushe clanXhosa
WyattMalelittle warriorFrench
XavierMaleowner of the new houseArabic
ZacharyMaleGod rememberedHebrew
ZifihlephiMalewhere can you hide?Xhosa
ZinhleFemalebeautiful childZulu
ZithembeMaletrust yourselfZulu
ZoeFemalelifeGreek