Bay Origin and Meaning

The name Bay is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "berry".

One of the most usable of the pleasant, newly adopted nature/water names (like Lake and Ocean), especially in middle position.

There was a character named Bay Kennish on the show Switched at Birth; conservative political commentator Bay Buchanan was born Angela Marie.

Other associations with bay are the bay laurel tree, prized since ancient times for its medicinal and culinary (bay leaves!) properties, and the reddish-brown color usually applied to horses.

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Famous People Named Bay

  • Bay Buchananconservative political commentator (born Angela Marie)
  • Bay Bieberdaughter of Jeremy and Chelsea Bieber, sister to singer Justin Bieber
  • Alma Bay Danodaughter of actor/writers Zoe Kazan and Paul Dano

Bay in Pop Culture

  • Bay Madeline Kennishcharacter in Freeform's "Switched at Birth"
  • Bay ConwyRio's sister in Ally Condie's "Atlantia"
  • Bay Tidechaserhybrid of a Nightmare and a sea monster in "Monster High" show and series