Names That Start With A
Names that start with A will always be stylish, as A has long reigned as the most popular initial for baby names in the US. Amelia leads the pack for girls, passing the previous favorite Ava in the 2021 rankings. Historical Alexander tops the list for boys and is extremely popular across Europe and the English-speaking world.
Along with Amelia, other girl names beginning with A in the US Top 100 for girls include Ava, Abigail, Avery, Aria, and Aurora. As well as Alexander, boy names starting with A in the US Top 100 include Asher, Aiden, Anthony, Andrew, and Adrian.
Cool, rare names with the initial A include the international Anouk and Alessio, vintage Agatha and Amias, and unisex word names Arbor and Arrow.
Here, our full selection of names that start with A, ordered by their current popularity on Nameberry. You also might want to check out our lists of Girl Names That Start With A, Boy Names That Start With A, or Unisex Names That Start With A.
Origin:Irish or English
Meaning:"between two hills"
Meaning:"the golden one"
Origin:Hebrew, Latin or Germanic
Meaning:"life; bird; water, island"
Meaning:"bearer of the heavens"
Meaning:"fortunate, blessed, happy one"
Origin:German form of Latin Augustus
Origin:Variant of Adelheidis, German
Origin:Diminutive of Archibald, Teutonic
Meaning:"yielding to prayer"
Origin:French, diminutive of Adele
Origin:Greek, feminine variation of Anastasios