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Popular Italian baby boy names

 

Southern europe

Southern europe (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Italy is located in Southern Europe, a peninsula extending into the central Mediterranean Sea. You will now find names of Italian descent around the world most notably in the United States and the United Kingdom. Italian names are simply wonderful, as they have grace and style in them! Here is a list of Italian baby boy names for you to choose from:

  • Marco
  • Adriano
  • Roberto
  • Lorenzo
  • Mario
  • Giovanni
  • Riley
  • Massimo
  • Valerio
  • Vito
  • Dante
  • Alfredo
  • Gustavo
  • Rocco
  • Arturo
  • Emmanuele
  • Fabrizio
  • Luciano

 

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Girls names related to water

phuket_beachWater names are somewhat popular as baby girl names. If you are expecting baby girl and hope she will become surfer one day, or would like to give her watery name, because your lives revolve around the ocean, lake or river; or you just like water, we can suggest a name that can fit this criteria:

  • Marina
  • Oceana
  • Lynn
  • Nereida
  • Blue
  • Azul
  • Shelly
  • Coral
  • Maui
  • Damla
  • Hydeira
  • Lawana
  • Harbour
  • Ondine
  • Yara
  • Maris

 

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Animal inspired names for baby girls

If finding unique name for your baby girl is a challenge to you – maybe the animal kingdom can help as some inspiration! And we’re not talking about what to name your cat here.

  • English: Mother and baby elephant towel animal...

    English: Mother and baby elephant towel animals from Grand Luxxe in Riviera Maya. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

  • Birdy
  • Bunny
  • Dawn
  • Fawn
  • Guadalupe
  • Kitty
  • Mare
  • Raquel
  • Robin
  • Ryba
  • Sable
  • Starling
  • Swan
  • Teal
  • Yael

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British names for baby girls

union_jack_bankEnglish names often have thoughtful meanings which make them a great choice when it comes to naming your baby. If you live in Great Britain check out some popular names for baby girls.

  • Olivia
  • Lily
  • Sophie
  • Amelia
  • Emily
  • Jessica
  • Grace
  • Ava
  • Ruby
  • Mia
  • Chloe
  • Evie
  • Isabella
  • Sophia
  • Poppy
  • Isla
  • Ella
  • Lucy
  • Freya
  • Daisy
  • Maisie
  • Lilly
  • Isabelle
  • Charlotte
  • Ellie
  • Summer
  • Megan
  • Holly
  • Layla
  • Eva

 

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Fantasy names for baby boys

Unique baby names have become very popular in the recent years. If you choose name from beloved story,

Demeter

Demeter (Photo credit: Dunechaser)

, your baby will definitly have unique baby name.

  • Apollo
  • Aragorn
  • Arwen
  • Azrael
  • Caspian
  • Connor
  • Demeter
  • Edmund
  • Elrond
  • Fion
  • Griffin
  • Iston
  • Jareth
  • Juno
  • Mindon
  • Miro
  • Narik
  • Odan
  • Theon
  • Thor
  • Trillian
  • Xavier
  • Zeus
  • Zolan

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Hinduism names with meanings

If you are interested in choosing a Hindu baby name for your boy or girl, understanding the meaning on those names is very important.
Here is few hindu names with meanings:

Aditi – Means “boundless, entire”
Ananta – Means “infinite, endless”
Bala – Means “young”

Le temple de Shiva et Parvati (Katmandou)

Le temple de Shiva et Parvati (Katmandou) (Photo credit: dalbera)

Bhaskara – Means “shining”
Brahma – Means “prayer”
Devaraja – Means “king of gods”
Durga – Means “unattainable”
Gauri – Means “white”
Hari – Means “brown, yellow, tawny”
Indira – Means “beauty”
Jaya – Means “victory”
Kanti – Means “beauty”
Krishna – Means “black, dark”
Lalita – Means “playful, charming, desirable”
Mani – Means “jewel”
Mina – Means “fish”
Parvati – Means “daughter of the mountains”
Prabhu – Means “mighty, powerful, master”
Radha – Means “success”
Rati – Means “rest, pleasure”
Ravi – Means “sun”
Sati – Means “truthful”
Shakti – Means “power”
Suresha – Means “ruler of the gods”
Tara – Means “star”
Vasanta – Means “brilliant” or “spring”
Vidya – Means “knowledge, science, learning”

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Top 15 names for girls in 2013 in France

France_abstract_paintingWhat are the latest trends in baby names in France?

You will notice popularity of a one syllable name for baby for one reason or other. For some, it’s about the fact that it is hard to give a nickname to a name that is already pretty short.

If you are expecting girl, there is big possibility her name will be: Léa, Emma, Sara, Lola, Éva. What are other names to be considered? 

  • Chloé
  • Sarah
  • Clara
  • Ines
  • Jade
  • Manon
  • Camille
  • Louna
  • Lilou
  • Lucie
  • Louise
  • Romane
  • Lina
  • Louane
  • Lily

 

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African – American baby names

Orthographic map of Africa

Orthographic map of Africa (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Till the 1970s, just few African names became popular in America – such as Kwame, Ayana and Jabari, especially in the African-American community.

Since the 1970s African-American parents started to create new names for their children, combining fashionable syllables and sounds; such as girls names with prefixes Sha-, La-, Ka-, Shan-, or Ty-, with a fashionable suffix, such as -isha, -ika, -onda, -ae, -ique, or -ice.

In the 1970s and 1980s, names beginning with La- such as Lashonda and Lashay were most popular.

In the 1990s, Sha- names such as Shameka, Shanae, and Shaniqua were fashionable.

Nowadays, girl baby names have origins in many languages including French, Latin, English and African. Many have the popular prefix of ‘La’ or ‘Le’ ( Latoya, Lashawn, Latrice etc) and also ‘Da’ and ‘De’ (Denelle, Danisha etc). Other African languages include Zulu, Swahili, Zulu, Igbo, and Yoruba.

Here is some popular baby girl names from African-American community:

  • Abrienne
  • Adalina
  • Aeesha
  • Alla
  • Benella
  • Chalese
  • Cozette
  • Dena
  • Elmina
  • Farrah
  • Imanie
  • Jaenesha
  • Jameeka
  • Jaylon
  • Jazmynn
  • Jody
  • Kachelle
  • Kenda
  • Latoyia
  • Latricia
  • Marcenia
  • Melyssa
  • Nahiah
  • Reann
  • Saniya
  • Shakilah
  • Shaniqua
  • Takeya
  • Tameka
  • Twila
  • Verleena
  • Zacari

Boy baby names also have origins in many languages including French, Latin, English and various languages in Africa. There are also those with the prefix of ‘La’ as is Lamarr or DaJon.

Here is some popular baby boy names from African-American community:

  • Achmed
  • Ajamil
  • Akins
  • Asante
  • Chantay
  • Daemon
  • Darnell
  • Gray
  • Hakim
  • Haywood
  • Hondo
  • Jaquon
  • Javaughn
  • Jayron
  • Jeremie
  • Jody
  • Juwon
  • Keldon
  • Kier
  • Levon
  • Marsden
  • Montrel
  • Obama
  • Rasean
  • Shontae
  • Terrelle
  • Tysen
  • Wyshawn
  • Yashon

 

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Most popular Canadian baby names in 2012

canadian_grungeAccording to available data from provincial vital Statistics departments, it appears that the British Empire still reigns supreme, at least when it comes to what Canadians choose to call their children. The number one most popular names in Canada for 2012 were …. William and Maya.

(A look at trends south of the border reveals that Canada’s top picks aren’t much different from those of our U.S. neighbours.)

Boys

  • William
  • Jacob
  • Liam
  • Nathan
  • Noah
  • Ethan
  • Lucas/Lukas
  • Benjamin
  • Samuel
  • Logan
  • Gabriel
  • Thomas
  • Alexander
  • Matthew/Mattieu
  • Aidan/Aiden
  • Joshua
  • Owen
  • Ryan
  • Daniel
  • James
  • Nicholas/Nicolas
  • Jack
  • Zachary
  • Carter
  • Jayden

Girls

  • Maya/Mia/Mya
  • Sofia/Sophia
  • Olivia
  • Emma
  • Emile/Emily
  • Chloe/Khloe
  • Ava
  • Isabella/Isobella
  • Sara/Sarah
  • Lea/Leah
  • Sophie
  • Lilly/Lily/Lili
  • Abbigail/Abigail
  • Ella
  • Elisabeth/Elizabeth
  • Charlotte
  • Madison
  • Victoria
  • Zoe/Zoey
  • Hanah/Hannah
  • Alexis
  • Grace
  • Brooklyn/Brooklynn
  • Julia
  • Hailey/Hayley

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Boys names related to water

Lakeside beach

Lakeside beach (Photo credit: robertpaulyoung)

If you are expecting baby boy and would like to give your boy watery name, because your lives revolve around the ocean, lake or river; or you just like water, we can suggest a name that can fit this criteria:

  • Adrian
  • Aberdeen
  • Avisa
  • Bourne
  • Calder
  • Clifford
  • Coburn
  • Deniz
  • Delmar
  • Derya
  • Conway
  • Douglas
  • Dylan
  • Ford
  • Lincoln
  • Kai
  • Kendall
  • Marino
  • Marlowe
  • Marius
  • Morgan
  • Muir
  • Murphy
  • Murray
  • Noelani
  • Ocean
  • Reef
  • Rio
  • River
  • Seaton
  • Zale