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Baby Names That Start With A

Baby Names That Start With A

Baby 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 girl names starting with A, passing the previous favorite Ava in the 2021 rankings. Along with Amelia, other girl names beginning with A in the US Top 100 for girls include Ava, Abigail, Avery, Aria, and Aurora.

Historical Alexander tops the list for boy names that start with the letter A and is extremely popular across Europe and the English-speaking world. As well as Alexander, boy names starting with A in the US Top 100 include Asher, Aiden, Anthony, Andrew, and Adrian.

Cool, rare names beginning with the initial A include the international Anouk and Alessio, vintage Agatha and Amias, and unisex word names Arbor and Arrow. Trending baby names that start with the letter A include Aurelia and Arlo, Ada and Atticus.

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.

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  1. AureliaHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "the golden one"
  2. AtticusHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "from Attica"
  3. ArloHeart
    • Origin:

      Irish or English
    • Meaning:

      "between two hills"
  4. AuroraHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "dawn"
  5. AliceHeart
    • Origin:

      German
    • Meaning:

      "noble"
  6. AvaHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew, Latin or Germanic
    • Meaning:

      "life; bird; water, island"
  7. AtlasHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek mythology
    • Meaning:

      "bearer of the heavens"
  8. AugustHeart
    • Origin:

      German form of Latin Augustus
    • Meaning:

      "great, magnificent"
  9. AmeliaHeart
    • Origin:

      German
    • Meaning:

      "work"
  10. ArchieHeart
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Archibald, Teutonic
    • Meaning:

      "truly brave"
  11. AdelaideHeart
    • Origin:

      Variant of Adelheidis, German
    • Meaning:

      "noble, nobility"
  12. ArabellaHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "yielding to prayer"
  13. AdaHeart
    • Origin:

      German
    • Meaning:

      "noble, nobility"
  14. AsherHeart
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "fortunate, blessed, happy one"
  15. AmbroseHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "immortal"
  16. AstridHeart
    • Origin:

      Scandinavian
    • Meaning:

      "divinely beautiful"
  17. AlexanderHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "defending men"
  18. AdelineHeart
    • Origin:

      French, diminutive of Adele
    • Meaning:

      "noble, nobility"
  19. AnastasiaHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek, feminine variation of Anastasios
    • Meaning:

      "resurrection"
  20. AureliusHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "the golden one"