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  • Labrador Retriever Names

    Labs may be the friendliest dogs, and so names that mean friend or friendly make ideal names for Labrador Retrievers. Names that mean love might also make good names for Labs, because they show so much affection. If you've got a brand new Lab or Labradoodle to name, consider these great Lab names.

  • Latin Baby Names

    Latin culture is having an important influence on the United States, and that includes Latin baby names. Baby names that a generation ago might have been used exclusively by Hispanic parents are now filtering into the mainstream. Here, some Latin baby names increasing in popularity.

  • Leo Baby Names

    Names for Leo babies have lots of appealing inspirations: lions, gold, and the sun, to name the three main Leo symbols. Leo is the sign of the lion in the zodiac, and there are plenty of leonine baby names to consider, even Leo itself. Names for a Leo baby could also include those inspired by the color gold, which is both the element and the color associated with Leos. In astrology, the Sun rules over Leo, so any sun-related names would be appropriate for a baby Leo, along with names that mean fire. If you need a name for a little Leo, these names are great options.

  • Libra Baby Names

    Libra is symbolized by scales in astrology, making balance and harmony an ideal theme for names for Libra babies. Libra is the seventh sign of the zodiac, so any names related to that lucky number count as Libra baby names. Names for a Libra baby might be inspired by its associated flowers, Roses and Daisies, or names that mean air, a nod to its element, air. Libra is ruled by the planet Venus, so any names connected to the goddess of love would be appropriate for a baby Libra. Consider some of these amazing names for Libra babies if you are expecting a little Libra of your own. You may also want to explore our wider list of Names for Autumn Babies.

  • Literary Baby Names

    Literary names, drawn from the characters in books for both adults and children as well as from the names of well-loved authors, are gaining in popularity. Literary names we are hearing more of these days include the following. For a more complete collection, check out our lists of Literary Names for Girls and Literary Names for Boys.

  • Literary Baby Names Inspired by Authors

    Literary baby names can be inspired the characters in books or, in the case of the baby names on this list, by the first and last names of authors ranging from Edgar Allan Poe to Zadie Smith. In this category, as always, feel free to look to your personal favorite writers for your baby names inspiration.

  • Literary Names for Boys

    These literary baby names for boys are derived from characters in books from all genres and periods. Here, a selection of the most distinctive baby names from books. In the literary names category, as always, feel free to think about your own personal favorites.

  • Literary Names for Girls

    These literary baby names for girls are derived from characters in books from all genres and periods. Here, a list of the most distinctive literary baby names for girls. In the literary baby names category, as always, feel free to think about your own personal favorites.