Baby Names Starting with U
Baby names starting with U are an elite group, with only three U names making the US Top 1000. The most popular name with the U initial is Uriel, a Hebrew name featured in the Old Testament. Ironically, the most common girl name beginning with U is Unique.
Along with Uriel, other boy names starting with U in the US Top 1000 include Uriah and Ulises. Ulises is the Spanish variation of Ulysses, often associated with President Grant. There are no girl names beginning with U in the US Top 1000, but the mini-name Una is a top name in Iceland and well-used in the UK.
U is the least-used initial for baby names in the US, making almost any U name a unique choice. International options are especially appealing when it comes to rare U names. For girls, the Japanese Umeko, Italian Umbria, and Sanskrit Urvi and Uma are among the best choices. For boys, the Sudanese Ulan, Hebrew Uzzaiah, and Italian Ugo would be worthy considerations.
Featured here is our complete lineup of baby names starting with U. 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.