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Names with Animal Meanings

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Baby names with animal meanings range from the obvious, such as Robin or Lionel, and those with subtler animal meanings, such as Arthur (which means bear) or Tabitha (gazelle).

Animal names for babies have become wildly fashionable, especially in their blatant form. Bear, Fox, Hawk, and Wolf are all bounding up the charts for boys, while bird names Wren, Birdie, and Lark are reaching new heights for girls.

This list of baby names with animal meanings contains both those that announce themselves clearly and those whose animal meaning is more hidden. The following range of animal baby names would be perfect for your wild child.

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