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Baby Names by Origin

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 Baby Names & Meanings

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!

Celebrity Baby Names

Celebrity baby names are usually not conventional, but some of them become popular. Here is our growing list of celebrity baby names.

Celebrity Baby Names

Naming Your Baby

Picking a name is one of the most important things you will do for your child, so why not take some time to look through our collection of baby naming resources.

Naming Your Baby

Unusual Baby Names

Unique or unusual baby names are tempting when it is time to name your child; however, you should also be aware of the pitfalls that a unique name might have.

Unusual Baby Names

Biblical Baby Names

Biblical names are some of the most widely used names, and for good reason. The tradition and history behind these names makes them a great choice!

Biblical Baby Names

Types of Baby Names

The baby name collection on this site is constantly evolving, and a good way to browse through our database is selecting the type of name you are interested in.

Types of Baby Names