Names That Mean Bare

  1. Melrose
    • Origin:

      Scottish surname
    • Meaning:

      "bare promontory"
    • Description:

      Traditionally a Scottish habitational surname, but today could be viewed as a mashup of Melanie or Melissa and Rose.
  2. Barlow
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "bare hillside"
    • Description:

      A friendly sounding surname name reminiscent of the increasingly popular Marlow and Harlow. British musician Gary Barlow is a notable namesake.
  3. Stark
    • Origin:

      English surname, literary name, English word name
    • Meaning:

      "bare in appearance or outline; complete, sheer"
    • Description:

      Stark hits many ears as a blunt and forceful word name, but it has a storied history dating back to ancient times. Stark is a surname derived from the Old English word stearc, meaning firm and unyielding.

      Stark has drawn attention from parents recently due to its use on Game of Thrones, as the family name of House Stark. The ruling family's motto is "Winter is coming," making Stark a creative winter baby name.

  4. Loman
    • Origin:

      Irish or Serbo-Croatian
    • Meaning:

      "small bare one or delicate"
    • Description:

      Loman is one of those rare names that is at once simple and very unusual, with fewer than five baby boys given the name in the US in the most recent year.