There are thousands of possible baby names for your child, but narrowing options by their meaning can help you make the right choice. Many parents look for these common meanings when
picking out their baby's first and middle names.
Names That Mean Helper
Help your little one off to a great start in life with a reputation for generosity and a name that means "helper" or "supporter."
Name: Origin: Aida Helper, Latin American Halldis Firm helper, Norwegian Jaazah/Jaazar Helper, Israeli Nasira Helper, African Ophelia Helper, Greek Masculine Names
Name: Origin: Alekos Helper of mankind, Greek Awan Assister, Africa Daud Supporter, African Ezra/Esri Helper, Hebrew Gallagher Eager helper, Gaelic Gender Neutral Names
Name: Origin: Aleksi/Alexi Helper of man, Russian Awani Supporter, Islamic/Hindi Nason Helper, Biblical Saidi Helper, African Sasha Helper of mankind, Russian Names Meaning Teacher
From Gurus and guides to teachers of all types, these wise and giving names are
unique for babies and exotic too. Feminine Names
Name: Origin: Deebasri Teacher of God, Indian Kirron Wise teacher, Indian Lodema Guide, English Tyshira Masterful teacher, Indian Vinetra Guide, Sanskrit Masculine Names
Name: Origin: Alo Spiritual guide, Native American Dabir Teacher, Indian Ervad Religious teacher, Indian Guy Guide, French Murshid Spiritual advisor, African Gender Neutral Names
Name: Origin: Gurdeep Light of the teacher, Indian Gurleen Person absorbed in Guru, Hindi Ishva Spiritual teacher, Indian Shasta Teacher, Africa Wyatt Guide, English Names That Mean Selfless
Generous parents who want to give their all to their babies might opt for names that mean "selfless," "humble," or "generous."
Name: Origin: Agathi One who is generous, Greek Asra Generous girl, Arabic Corlissa One who is generous, English Eveleen Unselfish, English Tryssa Generous person, English Masculine Names
Name: Origin: Agapios Selfless, Greek Anargiri Unselfish, Greek Fadil Man who gives generously, Arabic Nisang Unselfish, Hindi Udar Generous, Sanskrit Gender Neutral Names
Name: Origin: Eleasa Humble being, Hebrew Lilo Person who is generous, Hawaiian Miquita Humble person, English Namritameet Humble friend, Sikh Nariko Humble child, Japanese Names That Mean Love
Your baby is the ultimate love of your life. Let him or her know that from the start with a sentimental name meaning "love."
Name: Origin: Carys Love, Welsh Femi Love me, Nigerian Maitea Love, Spanish Milada My love, Czechoslavakian Vida Beloved, Scottish Masculine Names
Name: Origin: Agapinor Loving, Greek Aziz Beloved, Arabic Davis Beloved, Hebrew Lowell Dearly loved, English Wilmer Loved, Teutonic Gender Neutral Names
Name: Origin: Aiko Love child, Japanese Amor Love, French Daryl Beloved, French Kendi The loved one, African Nayely I love you, Native American Names That Mean Good
Most parents want their baby to become a good person with a good life. Names that mean "good," "pure," or "good-natured" capture this sweet wish for your infant.
Name: Origin: Agatha Good, Greek Bihter Most good, Turkish Bonita Good, Latin Euclid Good glory, Greek Glenda Pure and good, Welsh Masculine Names
Name: Origin: Aitor Good fathers, Basque Avetis Good news, Armenian Darius Possess good, Roman Evander Good man, Greek Haluk Good-natured, Turkish Gender Neutral Names
Name: Origin: Chang Good, Chinese Feidlimid Ever good, Gaelic Goda Good, Germanic Jia Good, Chinese Lanh Good, Vietnamese Names Meaning Beautiful
Whether you have a beautiful baby girl or a beautiful and handsome baby boy, choosing a name that means "beautiful" goes beyond looks.
Name: Origin: Aglaia Beautiful, Greek Calisti Most beautiful, Greek Linda Pretty, Spanish Ramana Beautiful, Sanskrit Zaina Beauty, Arabic Masculine Names
Name: Origin: Akeno Beautiful sunrise, Japanese Calistos Most beautiful, Greek Camlo Beautiful, Netherlands Ervin Beautiful, Scottish Tayten Beautiful Joy, African-American Gender Neutral Names
Name: Origin: Bayle Beautiful, American Kitoko Beautiful, African Menefer Beautiful city, Egyptian Tegan Beautiful person, English Zene Beautiful, African Names Meaning Miracle
Parents who had trouble conceiving or are
expecting a rainbow baby especially love names fitting of their little miracle baby. Feminine Names
Name: Origin: Alazne Miracle, Spanish Ayah Miracle, Arabia Miracle Wonder, Latin Mirare Miracle, Spanish Naysa Miracle of God, Israeli Masculine Names
Name: Origin: Badi Marvelous wonder, African Eijaz Miracle, Arabic Karamat Miracle nobility, African Manipi Walking wonder, American Milagro Miracle, Spanish Gender Neutral Names
Name: Origin: Jesse Blessing, Hebrew Loordes Location of a miracle, Basque Magic Full of wonder, American Marvel To wonder, French Maxima Miracle worker, Latin American Names Meaning Survivor
Babies who've had a difficult time in gestation or have beaten all odds against them deserve a proud,
strong name that shows they are triumphant in life. Feminine Names
Name: Origin: Aahna Alive, Indian Fauzia Triumphant, Muslim Intizara Triumphant, Arabic Tesha Survivor, Indian Vittoria Triumphant, Latin Masculine Names
Name: Origin: Hothir Remaining, Israeli Ithran Remaining, Israeli Sanosuke Is left, Japanese Sarid Remaining, Hebrew Sindile The survivor, African Gender Neutral Names
Name: Origin: Owasinda Survivor, Zulu Selamat Survivor, Indonesian Torey Triumphant, Scottish Tulelo Survivor, Hungarian Ushindi Triumphant, Swahili Names That Mean Fire
If you're hoping to raise a future feminist, rebellion leader, or a baby who warms the world, fire names are strong and powerful.
Name: Origin: Agnishikha Flames of fire, Indian Edana Tiny flame, Irish Ignatia Fire, Latin Kenna Born of flames, Scottish Palasa Flame of the forest, Indian Masculine Names
Name: Origin: Aagney Child of flames, Indian Daha Blazing, Indian Joash Fire of Yahweh, Hebrew Ignatius Fiery one, Latin Rabbie Bright flame, French Gender Neutral Names
Name: Origin: Aed Fire, Irish Jyotis Bright flame, Indian Keighan Small flames, Gaelic Pele Goddess of fire, Hawaiian Pirro Flame-colored hair, Spanish Names That Mean Strong
Strength comes in many forms and these names help your baby have it in spades.
Name: Origin: Bree Strength, Irish Hebe Strength, Greek Krateria Very strong, Greek Millicent Strong in work, German Valeria Strong, Roman Masculine Names
Name: Origin: Ekon Strong, African Jedrek Strong man, Polish Oz Strength, Hebrew Takeo Strong as bamboo, Japanese Zale Sea-strength, Greek Gender Neutral Names
Name: Origin: Barett Bear strength, German Isa Strong-willed, German London Fortress, English Val Strong, English Wayan Strength, Sanskrit Names That Mean Feisty
If your little one is wild in the womb, you might want to choose a feisty name that captures his or her rebellious and spirited nature.
Name: Origin: Allegra Lively, Italian Lykaia Wolf-like, Greek Moxie Spirited, American Tilly Strength in battle, German Zelia Zealous, Greek Masculine Names
Name: Origin: Breaker Person who breaks things, English Emil Rival, Latin Rocket Jet-propelled, English Rogue Mischievous person, English Springer Jumper, English Gender Neutral Names
Name: Origin: Bibi Alive, Latin Caden Little fighter, Welsh Gale Lively, English Markku Rebellious, Scandinavian Rebel Take part in rebellion, French Names Meaning Hunger
To hunger for something means to have a strong desire for it. Names that mean "hunger" can be representative of a strong work ethic and drive in life.
Name: Origin: Cassie Empty, Latin Euna Hunger, Scottish Ide Act of eating, Irish Messalina Girl with insatiable appetite, Latin Tanupa Hunger, Indian Masculine Names
Name: Origin: Bresal Pain, Irish Cassius Empty, Latin Erisichthon Cursed with insatiable hunger, Greek Jaegar Hunger, German Zero Empty, Arabian Gender Neutral Names
Name: Origin: Cach Empty, Latin Daluh A Desire, Arabic Desi Desire, Spanish Maram Desire, Arabic Uduak Desire, African Names That Mean Death
If you prefer to embrace death as a new beginning, these meaningful names get the point across. On the other hand, if you just want a dark and powerful name, consider those that mean "death" along with
evil baby names. Feminine Names
Name: Origin: Dabria Angel of death, English Libitina Goddess of funerals, Roman Lorelai Siren who brings death, German Omisha Spirit of birth and death, Hindi Thana' The death, Arabic Masculine Names
Name: Origin: Ajal Hour of death, Arabic Azrail Angel of death, Hebrew Dearil Call of death, German Javaraya God of death, Indian Thanatos He who brings death, Greek Gender Neutral Names
Name: Origin: Aeron Goddess of slaughter, Celtic Alvah Evil, Hebrew Kritanta God of death, Indian Lefu Death, African Raven Bird symbolizing death, Norse Find Meaning in a Name
first name meanings to the biblical meaning of names, you can find out the roots of nearly any name you choose. Many baby name websites such as BabyNames.com or Behind the Name feature a meaning of names dictionary or option to search boy and girl names by meaning.