Dark Baby Names

Expecting a baby with dark hair, or eyes, or skin, or simply looking for a name that means (or suggests) dark or black? Consider these baby names.
  • Morris

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    Morris is as quiet and comfortable as a Morris chair, and has the same vintage feel. Once a Top 100 name in the early 1900s, Morris fell completely off the roster in 1995, probably due to... Read More 

  • Nigel

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    A name that Yanks might see as overly British, but combined with the right surname, it does have a measure of Sherlock Holmesian dash via Nigel Bruce, who played the original Dr. Watson to Basil... Read More 

  • Phoenix

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Phoenix is a New Age name symbolizing rebirth and immortality; Scary Spice chose Phoenix for her daughter. Read More 

  • Raven

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    Although not as popular as it was in its 1990s heyday, Raven still makes a powerful statement for African-American parents about the beauty in blackness. It is also popular among Wiccan... Read More 

  • Sable

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    Soap opera name from the Dynasty days. Read More 

  • Sullivan

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Sullivan is a jaunty Celtic three-syllable name, with a real twinkle in its eye. It was immortalized in the 1930s classic film Sullivan's Travels and was chosen for one of Patrick... Read More 

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