Big Apple Baby Names

These baby names capture everything that is New York. From New York landmarks and streets to notable New Yorkers, get inspired by these big time picks from the most populous city in the US.
  • Cedar

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Cedar is, like Ash, Oak, Pine and Ebony, one of the new tree/wood names that parents are starting to consider; this one is particularly aromatic.

    In the Bible the cedar is mentioned in... Read More 

  • Chelsea

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    Chelsea is still being used, but it was much more popular a few decades ago--it peaked at Number 15 in 1992. Chelsea first entered the American consciousness in a major way via the character Jane... Read More 

  • Christopher

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Christopher is an evergreen classic that dropped from Top 25 status in 2013, in spite of its appealingly strong, sincere, straightforward image, combined with a softer, more modern sound than,... Read More 

  • Clay

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Clay is a rich, earthy one-syllable name with a southern-inflected handsome-rogue image, featured on soap operas and reality TV, whose numbers have dropped over the past few years, but could make... Read More 

  • Cleopatra

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    A royal name in ancient Egypt that's never quite made it to the modern world, though nickname Cleo is widely used. Other now-extinct Cleopatra diminutives, including Cleora and Cleola, achieved... Read More 

  • Cole

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    Cole -- a short name that embodies a lot of richness and depth -- has long been associated with the great songwriter Cole Porter. Currently, Cole, which has been on a roll since the mid-90s, is... Read More 

  • Cooper

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    The genial yet upscale and preppy Cooper was one of the first occupational last names to catch on -- and Cooper remains a pleasing option.

    Cooper began his rapid climb in 1982 and has... Read More 

  • Cornelia

    Gender: F Love Dislike

    In ancient Rome, Cornelia was considered the paragon of womanly virtue, making it a handsome name with an excellent pedigree. It's rare today, so if you want a name no one else is using, somewhat... Read More 

  • Crosby

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    Crosby is an attractively laid-back Irish surname with retro musical associations to Bing and Crosby, Stills, and Nash, and with a jaunty air. Crosby Braverman is currently the name of a character... Read More 

  • Dakota

    Gender: M Love Dislike

    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... Read More 

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