For some, picking a baby name is easy, since they already have a list of names they wish to choose from. These lists are often derived from family names, names of celebrities, historical figures, literary figures, and so on; however, for most, picking a name is a journey which takes weeks if not months, and a good starting point can be starting from the origin of the name. Perhaps you would like to honor your Irish heritage by picking an Irish name, or simply want to find a list of Japanese names because Japan and its culture hold a fond place in your heart.
To get you started, here is our list of origins:
Search our growing database of baby names to find just the right name for your baby or to find out what your own name means!