by Pamela Redmond and Linda Rosenkrantz, creators of Nameberry
The meanings of baby names can point to a personal quality like strength or a feature of nature such as water or might relate to a more spiritual quality, such as love or God. The lists here organize baby names with similar meanings for you. You'll find Baby Names That Mean Powerful and Names That Mean Beautiful, there are lists of baby names with fire meanings and names that mean water. The meanings of names might be hidden in an ancient language or stated flat-out as in word names or flower names. Use these lists to get a comprehensive look at all the names that carry each meaning or to survey the range of boy and girl name meanings. You can start with the meaning and find the right name, or begin with a name you love and explore other names with the same meaning.