Names That Mean Large

  1. Grant
    • Origin:

      Scottish from French
    • Meaning:

      "large"
    • Description:

      One-time beach-boy compadre of Glenn, Greg, and Gary that originated as a nickname for a tall person, Grant has become a no-nonsense, career-oriented grown-up and one that is seeing new appreciation. It was chosen for his son by actor Morris Chestnut. It has cultural cred via artist Grant Wood, whose best known painting is 'American Gothic.'
  2. Talon
    • Origin:

      French word name
    • Meaning:

      "large claw of a bird of prey"
    • Description:

      Despite its somewhat menacing meaning, this name has been widely used in recent years, probably due to the appeal of its trendy on ending.
  3. Trevor
    • Origin:

      Welsh
    • Meaning:

      "from the large village"
    • Description:

      Trevor, a British standard, took a long time to cross the Atlantic, but finally began its rise here in the 1980s. It is now a thoroughly naturalized citizen, though it still retains a touch of Anglo class.
  4. Ayana
    • Origin:

      Arabic or African
    • Meaning:

      "large eyes, or time, or beautiful flower"
    • Description:

      With diverse roots and meanings, Ayana is a cross-cultural possibility. Both Ayana and Ayanna enjoyed a spike of popularity in the 1990s, but have faded since then.
  5. Spike
    • Origin:

      English word name
    • Meaning:

      "a very large nail"
    • Description:

      Spike is part mid-century nickname-name, ala Buster or Buck, and part word name, with an all-over cool creative dude feel thanks to directors Spike Lee and Spike Jonze. Mike Myers named his son Spike. That's right: Spike and Mike. Spike qualifies as one of the distinctly American names.
  6. Aiyana
    • Origin:

      Arabic or African
    • Meaning:

      "large eyes, or time, or beautiful flower"
    • Description:

      Aiyana is a name that could easily cross cultures. It debuted on the US Top 1000 in 1999 and hovers near the bottom of the Top 1000.
  7. Zillion
    • Origin:

      English word name
    • Meaning:

      "indeterminately large number"
    • Description:

      Nick Cannon put this baby name on the map in 2021 when he welcomed a son by the name Zillion Heir (Zillionaire, get it?) — twin to Zion Mixolydian. Zillion is a new addition to the growing trend of numerical -illion names — Million, Billion, Trillion, and even Amillion currently chart for boys.
  8. Charra
    • Origin:

      Gaelic
    • Meaning:

      "large stoneor rock"
    • Description:

      Rarely heard as a name; Chiara might be preferable.
  9. Ayanna
    • Origin:

      Arabic or African
    • Meaning:

      "large eyes, or time, or beautiful flower"
    • Description:

      Variant of Ayana with international roots.
  10. Crockett
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "large curl"
    • Description:

      Though Davy Crockett is a childhood hero, a frontiersman, soldier, politician, congressman and prolific storyteller. But be aware that "crock" is American slang for a lot of nonsense or something broken.
  11. Quetzal
    • Origin:

      Bird name, Nahuatl
    • Meaning:

      "large beautiful tail feather"
    • Description:

      A quetzal is a beautiful, brightly-colored bird found in Mexico and Central America. It is the national bird of Guatemala, as well as the name of their currency.
  12. Treva
    • Origin:

      Welsh
    • Meaning:

      "large homestead"
    • Description:

      Trevor with a New York accent.
  13. Quetzal
    • Origin:

      Nahuatl
    • Meaning:

      "large beautiful tail feather"
    • Description:

      A quetzal is a beautiful, brightly-colored bird found in Mexico and Central America. It is the national bird of Guatemala, as well as the name of their currency.
  14. Cassowary
    • Origin:

      Malay
    • Meaning:

      "large flightless bird"
  15. Hiawassee
    • Origin:

      Cherokee
    • Meaning:

      "large meadow"
    • Description:

      Derived from the Cherokee word ayuhwasi, referring to a savanna or meadow.
  16. Cassowary
    • Origin:

      Malay
    • Meaning:

      "large flightless bird"
  17. Grande
    • Origin:

      Italian
    • Meaning:

      "large"
    • Description:

      For your Starbucks order, not your baby.
  18. Kuwiskuwi
    • Origin:

      Cherokee
    • Meaning:

      "large white water bird; egret"
    • Description:

      Often written in English as Cooweescoowee — a place name in Oklahoma.
  19. Hiroyoshi
    • Origin:

      Japanese
    • Meaning:

      "large honor; vast excellence"