Baby Names Starting with H
Baby names starting with H are led by Harper and Henry, names that are emblematic of the two main strains of H names. Harper defines the trendy group of contemporary, androgynous-sounding names with the H initial, also including Hendrix and Harlow. Henry tops the list of classic H names making a comeback, with names like Helena and Harvey following in its footsteps.
Along with Harper, other girl names beginning with H in the US Top 250 include Hannah, Hazel, Hailey, Hadley, and Harmony. Along with Henry, other boy names starting with H in the US Top 250 include Hudson, Hunter, Harrison, Hayden, and Holden.
A number of wonderful and rare word names begin with H, including Harbor, Holiday, Honor, and Hero, which was traditionally a Greek girl name but in modern times is used for both genders. Some vintage H names we’d love to see make a comeback include Harriet, Henrietta, and Haskell.
Search our complete roster of baby names starting with H. The top names below rank among the current US Top 1000 baby names and are ordered by popularity. Unique names rank below the Top 1000 and are listed alphabetically.