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.
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  • 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 lingering... 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 Ra... Read More 

  • Phoenix

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

  • Raven

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    Like Ebony, chosen by African-Americans in recent years to celebrate the beauty of blackness; promoted by the actress in the eponymous show That's So Raven.  Read More 

  • Sable

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    Soap opera name from the Dynasty days.  Read More 

  • Sullivan

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    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 Dempsey's twin b... Read More 

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