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Some of the coolest names out there aren’t names at all, they’re simply words. Just think, now the entire dictionary—English, Spanish, or otherwise—is your infinite source for baby names. Okay, if that’s too overwhelming, we pulled out a few of our favorites here.
Hebrew: Father of peace; The biblical Absalom, favored son of King David, was renowned for his handsome appearance and ability to...
Not all jewel names can be hits, and Agate is definitely a miss. Do yourself—and your future child—a favor and pretend...
A steadily popular name for several decades—Amber was everywhere in the 1980s and '90s—the name now, surprisingly, makes...
American: Place name for the United States of America
Latin: derived from the Latin, Americus, in homage to explorer Amerigo Vespucci
Greek: Messenger from God
Latin: Messenger from God
From the Shakespearean play Macbeth
American: Apple, a fruit
Latin: Opening up, evocative of the opening of flower buds in the spring; born in or belonging to the month April
Latin: Place name referring to ancient country to the southwest of Mesopotamia, which in modern geography would include the Middle...
An Italian word meaning "air" or "melody," Aria is also the Hebrew word for "lioness." As a musical term, the word refers...
The name Art definitely has an old-fashioned vibe to it–which makes sense given that it's the short form of Arthur, which...
English: Ash tree; the root of several English names and therefore a familiar variant of them, including Ashley and Ashton
The name is Austin, not Austin Powers. Nowadays this popular boys' name is most likely associated with the James Bond spoof...
English: Born in the fall, seasonal name
A sweetheart of a name infused with loads of southern charm, Beau is short, sweet and popular—but not too popular.
Hebrew: House; a diminutive of Elizabeth and Bethany. Beth is remembered fondly by generations of readers as the gentle, loving sister...
English: God is my oath; a variant of Elizabeth
Nickname for William.
Billy, a huge fan of the dog actor Bolt, was one of three bird sidekicks that helped Bolt find his owner Penny when he...
German: From the kettle-shaped hollow
Let's call a spade a spade: Blaze sounds like a name some celebrity names their kid in order to garner the most attention...
If the mere thought of your impending bundle of joy makes you want to burst into joy, then Bliss may be a unique name choice...
English: Cheerful, lighthearted
Scottish: Pretty, charming, beautiful; This Scottish term is likely a derivation of the French word bon, meaning good or nice.