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Gender: F Meaning of Sparrow: "sparrow, a bird" Origin of Sparrow: Nature name

The name Sparrow is a girl's name meaning "sparrow, a bird". Sparrow and is often added to lists like Bird Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Which would you choose?".

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With related choices such as Lark and Phoenix gaining popularity, why not Sparrow? Though it's usually thought of as a female name, Nicole Richie and Joel Madden chose it for their son.

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Famous People Named Sparrow

Charles P. "Sparrow" McCaffrey, American baseball player
Sparrow Jane Lucca (b. 2009), daughter of singer Tony Lucca
Sparrow Rose Kilcher (b. 2015), daughter of reality TV personalities Eve and Eivin Kilcher, cousin of Jewel
Sparrow James Midnight Madden (b. 2009), son of TV personality Nicole Richie and musician Joel Madden

Pop Culture References for the name Sparrow

Raffy "Sparrow" Morrison, character on Australian soap "Home and Away"
Sparrow Hood, son of Robin Hood, character on "Ever After High"
Capt. Jack Sparrow, character in "Pirates of the Caribbean"
Sally Sparrow, character in "Doctor Who"
"Little Sparrow," Dolly Parton song about how men cannot be trusted
"His Eye is on the Sparrow," church hymn
Sparrow, daughter of Nok and Rolf in "The Cage" series by Megan Shepherd