Baby Names That Mean Friend or Friendly

All these baby names have meanings involving friendship--something we're sure you wish for your child.
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  • Alden

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    A less than stylish surname name, but it might make a more distinctive alternative to such widely used but similar names as Aidan and Holden.  Read More 

  • Alvin

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    Tough to escape the sound of those screeching chipmunks or the image of all the nerdy Alvins seen on screen over the years. It now resides at Number 571. Read More 

  • Amica

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    Amica is a word meaning girlfriend that is not often used as a name in Italy, but it would sound pretty and namelike elsewhere. Read More 

  • Amity

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    Amity--what nicer gift to give your little girl than a name that signifies friendship and harmony? This virtue name is also more rhythmic and feminine than the single-syllable Hope, Faith, and Grac... Read More 

  • Amy

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    Amy was second only to Jennifer for the whole decade of the 1970s and, though far less used for babies today, remains a short, sweet Little Women -style classic. When asked which seventies name mig... Read More 

  • Arden

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    Arden, the name of the magical forest in Shakespeare's As You Like It , is poised to join the other 'A' names on the popularity list, with its strong, straightforward image. Another reason to love... Read More 

  • Auden

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    The poetic, soft-spoken Auden has recently started to be considered as a first name option, used for both sexes, appreciated for its pleasing sound as well as its link to the distinguished modern A... Read More 

  • Bellamy

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    Bellamy is a surname name with an admirable meaning and upbeat rhythm. A unisex spin on the popular Belle names for girls, Bellamy works as well for either gender though the plethora of little Isa... Read More 

  • Dakota

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    An early and still popular unisex place-name and name of a Native American people in the northern Mississippi valley. While the popularity of Dakota is trending downward for both genders, it's one... Read More 

  • Darwin

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    Darwin is a surprise millennial hero hit that has been on the popularity list since 2001. Enough parents have found naturalist Charles Darwin, the father of the theory of evolution, a worthy hero t... Read More 

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