Law and Order SVU Names

List of names of Law and Order SVU Characters. Literally every. single. person. ever. - Enjoy!
  1. Aaron
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "high mountain; exalted, enlightened"
    • Description:

      Aaron is a name of subtle contrasts: an unusual spelling that is easily recognizable; a solid Biblical choice that doesn’t feel exclusively tied to religion; a well-established name for boys but sometimes confused with the girls’ name, Erin; used internationally but with notably different pronunciations; classic like Andrew but not out of place with recent favorites like Weston or Jayden.
  2. Abbie
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Abigail
    • Meaning:

      "my father is joyful"
    • Description:

      Abbie is a gently old-fashioned nickname name that owes its rising popularity to Top 10 Abigail. Abby may be the more usual spelling today.
  3. Abby
    • Origin:

      Diminutive of Abigail, Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "my father is joyful"
    • Description:

      Gently old-fashioned stand-alone nickname that owes its popularity to mega popular Abigail.
  4. Adam
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "son of the red earth"
    • Description:

      Adam -- a primal Old Testament name -- was revived as a 1960s cowboy name. Adam is not as popular as it once was and feels ready for a respite, replaced by newer A names like Aidan/Aiden, Avery and Axel. Its most prominent current bearers include Adams Sandler, Levine, Brody and Driver -- who plays a character named Adam on Girls.
  5. Adisa
    • Adrian
      • Origin:

        Latin
      • Meaning:

        "man of Adria"
      • Description:

        Adrian is one of those names that’s easy to picture on all kinds of people. From an active and energetic five-year-old to your great grandpa, from the coolest, breeziest guy you know, to the quiet, serious one, it’s no wonder Adrian has always made the US Top 500 since the early 20th century.
    • Adriana
      • Origin:

        Latin, feminine variation of Adrian
      • Meaning:

        "man of Adria"
      • Description:

        This a-ending feminine form of Adrian, from the northern Italian city of Adria, is a soft and lovely Italian choice. It appears as a character in Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors.
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      • Al
        • Alan
          • Origin:

            Irish
          • Meaning:

            "handsome, cheerful"
          • Description:

            In its three most popular spellings -- Alan along with Allen and Allan -- this midcentury favorite has tended to skew older. It was a Top 100 name from 1938 to 1971, peaking at Number 40 in 1951. Alan has had leading roles on recent TV, in shows like Two and a Half Men, 24 and Boston Legal.
        • Albert
          • Origin:

            German
          • Meaning:

            "noble, bright"
          • Description:

            Albert has acquired a new gloss as one of the top royal baby boy names, a considerable upgrade from its serious, studious image (think Einstein, Schweitzer).
        • Aldo
          • Origin:

            Italian from German
          • Meaning:

            "old and wise"
          • Description:

            A spirited German name very popular in Italy and occasionally used here, Aldo is one of the unique baby names with international flair. And names that mean wise have an enduring appeal.
        • Alejandro
          • Origin:

            Spanish variation of Alexander
          • Meaning:

            "defending men"
          • Description:

            Softer and smoother than Alexander, this classic Spanish name for boys has made a seamless transition to this culture. Adding to its current impact: the Lady Gaga song Alejandro .
        • Alessandra
          • Origin:

            Italian and Spanish variation of Alexandra
          • Meaning:

            "defending men"
          • Description:

            This softened version is even prettier than the original.
        • Alex
          • Origin:

            Diminutive of Alexander, Alexis
          • Meaning:

            "defending men"
          • Description:

            The independent Alex has become a classic in its own right. One of the truest unisex names, Alex is used almost equally for both sexes. Alex is used both on its own and as a short form of formal names of both genders, such as Alexander, Alexandra, and Alexis.
        • Alexa
          • Origin:

            Greek, English
          • Meaning:

            "defending men"
          • Description:

            Alexa was a steadily popular modern classic until Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa was released in 2013. It remains relatively well used in the US despite this, though its standing keeps dropping for obvious reasons. Too bad, because it's a strong and pretty name (which is probably why Amazon used it.)
        • Alexandra
          • Origin:

            Greek, feminine form of Alexander
          • Meaning:

            "defending men"
          • Description:

            Alexandra fell out of the Top 100 for the first time since 1983 in 2015 but is still a popular choice. Strong, tasteful, and elegant, Alexandra remains a chic modern classic with a solid historic pedigree.
        • Alexis
          • Origin:

            Greek
          • Meaning:

            "defender"
          • Description:

            Alexis, a one-time exclusively-boys’ name, was more popular than its sister Alexandra for quite a while, but in recent years Alexandra has overtaken it once again. Alexis was a Top 20 girls’ name from 1994-2010 but has experienced a decline in popularity in recent years, though now it's one of the top unisex names.
        • Alice
          • Origin:

            German
          • Meaning:

            "noble"
          • Description:

            Alice is a classic literary name that's both strong and sweet, ranking in the US Top 100 and popular throughout the western world. Alice is derived from the Old French name Aalis, a diminutive of Adelais that itself came from the Germanic name Adalhaidis, which is composed of the Proto-Germanic elements aþala, meaning "noble," and haidu, "kind, appearance, type."
        • Alicia
          • Origin:

            Spanish variation of Alice
          • Meaning:

            "noble"
          • Description:

            Alicia is a Latinized variation of Alice, a name ultimately derived from the German Adalhaidis. It emerged in the 19th century, but the 20th saw many spelling evolutions for Alicia, including Alecia, Alisha, Aleesha, and Alysha. Alyssa originated as a form of Alicia.