Redhead Baby Names

Expecting a little redhead? Here are some baby names that mean red or redhead.
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  • Adam

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    Adam--a primal Old Testament name-- was revived as a 1960s cowboy name. Adam is now well out of the Top 50 and feels ready for a respite, replaced by newer A names like Aidan/Aiden, Avery and Axel.  Read More 

  • Alhambra

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    The Alhambra, which means "red city," is in Granada, Spain. British writer Ali Smith used it for a character in her novel The Accidental . Read More 

  • Clancy

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    Clancy, one of the original crossover Irish surname names, is as energetic and appealing as ever — full of moxie, more distinctive than Casey, and also one of the less obvious of the red-headed nam... Read More 

  • Corcoran

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    Corky was a sitcom moniker of the fifties, Corcoran a better fit for these times.  Read More 

  • Crimson

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    Crimson could be a possible competitor for Scarlett's success, though it's lacking that Gone With the Wind charm. Read More 

  • Derry

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    Merry but slight. Read More 

  • Flanagan

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    Flanagan is an elabortion of Flann, and cousin of Flynn and Finn: a member of the family of colorful Irish red-headed names. This one is lively and undiscovered. Read More 

  • Flann

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    Friendly, cheerful Irish name that originated as a nickname for a redhead. Potential problem: reminiscent of the Spanish custard.  Read More 

  • Flanna

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    Flanna is an uncommon name for a red-haired girl, not as familiar -- or some would say, as pretty -- as its nickname, Flannery.  Read More 

  • Flannery

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    Long before the vogue of using Irish surnames for girls, writer Flannery O'Connor gave this one some visibility. It has a warm (flannelly) feel and the currently popular three-syllable ee-ending so... Read More 

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