American Names

American names are used in the United States. See also about American names.
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HALEIGH   f   English (Modern)
Variant of HAYLEY
HALEY   f   English (Modern)
Variant of HAYLEY
HALL   m   English
From a surname which was derived from Old English heall "manor, hall", originally belonging to a person who lived or worked in a manor.
HALLAM   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning either "at the rocks" or "at the nook" in Old English.
HALLE (2)   f   English (Modern)
In the case of American actress Halle Berry (1966-), it is from the name of a department store in Cleveland where she was born (the store was founded by brothers bearing the German surname Halle, a cognate of HALL).
HALLIE   f   English
Diminutive of HARRIET
HAMILTON   m   English
From a surname which was derived from Old English hamel "crooked, mutilated" and dun "hill"... [more]
HAMMOND   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname which was derived from either the Germanic given name Haimund which meant "home protection" or else from the Old Norse given name Hámundr which meant "high protection".
HAMNET   m   English (Archaic)
Diminutive of HAMO... [more]
HANK   m   English
Originally a short form of Hankin which was a medieval diminutive of JOHN... [more]
HANNAH   f   English, Hebrew, French, German, Dutch, Biblical
From the Hebrew name חַנָּה (Channah) meaning "favour" or "grace"... [more]
HAPPY   f & m   English (Rare)
From the English word happy.
HARDING   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from the given name Heard, which was itself a short form of various Old English names containing the element heard meaning "brave, hardy"... [more]
HARDY   m   English
From a surname which was derived from Middle English hardi "brave, hardy".
HARLAN   m   English
From a surname which was from a place name meaning "hare land" in Old English... [more]
HARLAND   m   English
From a surname which was a variant of HARLAN.
HARLEY   m & f   English
From a surname which was from a place name meaning "hare clearing" from Old English hara "hare" and leah "clearing".
HARLOW   f & m   English
From a surname which was from a place name which was derived from Old English hær "rock" or here "army", combined with hlaw "hill".
HARMON   m   English
From a surname which was derived from the given name HERMAN.
HARMONIE   f   English (Rare)
Variant of HARMONY
HARMONY   f   English
From the English word harmony, ultimately deriving from Greek ‘αρμονια (harmonia).
HAROLD   m   English
From the Old English name Hereweald meaning "leader of the army", derived from the elements here "army" and weald "leader, ruler"... [more]
HARPER   f & m   English
From an Old English surname which originally belonged to a person who played the harp or who made harps... [more]
HARRIET   f   English
English form of HENRIETTE, and thus a feminine form of HARRY... [more]
HARRIETT   f   English
Variant of HARRIET
HARRIETTA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of HARRIET
HARRIETTE   f   English
Variant of HARRIET
HARRIS   m   English
From a surname which was derived from the given name HARRY.
HARRISON   m   English
From an English surname which meant "son of HARRY"... [more]
HARRY   m   English
Medieval English form of HENRY... [more]
HARTLEY   m   English
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "hart clearing" in Old English.
HARVE   m   English
Short form of HARVEY
HARVEY   m   English
From the Breton given name Haerviu, which meant "battle worthy", from haer "battle" and viu "worthy"... [more]
HARVIE   m   English
Variant of HARVEY
HATTIE   f   English
Diminutive of HARRIET
HATTY   f   English
Diminutive of HARRIET
HAVEN   f & m   English
From the English word for a safe place, derived ultimately from Old English hæfen.
HAYDEN   m & f   English
From an English surname which was derived from place names meaning either "hay valley" or "hay hill", derived from Old English heg "hay" and denu "valley" or dun "hill".
HAYLEE   f   English (Modern)
Variant of HAYLEY
HAYLEIGH   f   English (Modern)
Variant of HAYLEY
HAYLEY   f   English (Modern)
From a surname which was originally derived from the name of an English town (meaning "hay clearing" from Old English heg "hay" and leah "clearing")... [more]
HAYLIE   f   English (Modern)
Variant of HAYLEY
HAYWOOD   m   English
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "fenced wood" in Old English.
HAZE   f   English (Rare)
Short form of HAZEL
HAZEL   f   English
From the English word hazel for the tree or the light brown colour, derived ultimately from Old English hæsel... [more]
HEADLEY   m   English (Rare)
Variant of HEDLEY
HEATH   m   English
From an English surname which denoted one who lived on a heath... [more]
HEATHER   f   English
From the English word heather for the variety of small shrubs with pink or white flowers which commonly grow in rocky areas... [more]
HEAVEN   f   English (Modern)
From the English vocabulary word meaning "paradise".
HECTOR   m   English, French, Greek Mythology (Latinized), Arthurian Romance
Latinized form of Greek ‘Εκτωρ (Hektor), which was derived from ‘εκτωρ (hektor) "holding fast", ultimately from εχω (echo) meaning "to hold, to possess"... [more]
HEDLEY   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "heather clearing" in Old English.
HEIDI   f   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, English
German diminutive of ADELHEID... [more]
HELEN   f   English, Greek Mythology (Anglicized)
English form of the Greek ‘Ελενη (Helene), probably from Greek ‘ελενη (helene) "torch" or "corposant", or possibly related to σεληνη (selene) "moon"... [more]
HELLEN   f   English
Variant of HELEN
HENDERSON   m   English
From a Scottish surname meaning "son of HENRY".
HENRIETTA   f   English, Dutch
English form of HENRIETTE... [more]
HENRY   m   English
From the Germanic name Heimirich which meant "home ruler", composed of the elements heim "home" and ric "power, ruler"... [more]
HEPSIE   f   English (Rare)
Diminutive of HEPHZIBAH
HERB   m   English
Short form of HERBERT
HERBERT   m   English, German, French, Slovene, Polish
Derived from the Germanic elements hari "army" and beraht "bright"... [more]
HERBIE   m   English
Diminutive of HERBERT
HERMAN   m   English, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Slovene, Ancient Germanic
Means "army man", derived from the Germanic elements hari "army" and man "man"... [more]
HERVEY   m   English
Variant of HARVEY
HESTER   f   English, Biblical Latin
Latin form of ESTHER... [more]
HETTIE   f   English
Diminutive of HENRIETTA or HESTER
HEWIE   m   English (Rare)
Variant of HUGHIE
HILARY   f & m   English
Medieval English form of HILARIUS or HILARIA... [more]
HILDA   f   English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Spanish, Anglo-Saxon (Latinized), Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of names containing the Germanic element hild "battle"... [more]
HILDRED   f & m   English
Possibly from the Old English masculine name Hildræd, which was composed of the elements hild "battle" and ræd "counsel"... [more]
HILLARY   f   English
Variant of HILARY... [more]
HIRAM   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, English
Probably of Phoenician origin, though it could be from Hebrew meaning "exalted brother"... [more]
HOLDEN   m   English (Modern)
From a surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "deep valley" in Old English... [more]
HOLLIE   f   English
Variant of HOLLY
HOLLIS   m & f   English
From an English surname which was derived from Middle English holis "holly trees"... [more]
HOLLY   f   English
From the English word for the holly tree, ultimately derived from Old English holen.
HOMER   m   English, Ancient Greek (Anglicized)
From the Greek name ‘Ομηρος (Homeros), derived from ‘ομηρος (homeros) meaning "hostage, pledge"... [more]
HONEY   f   English (Rare)
Simply from the English word honey, ultimately from Old English hunig... [more]
HONOR   f   English (Rare)
Variant of HONOUR, using the American spelling.
HONORA   f   Irish, English
Variant of HONORIA... [more]
HONOUR   f   English (Rare)
From the English word honour, which is of Latin origin... [more]
HOPE   f   English
From the English word hope, ultimately from Old English hopian... [more]
HORACE   m   English, French
English and French form of HORATIUS, and the name by which the Roman poet Quintus Horatius Flaccus is commonly known those languages... [more]
HORATIO   m   English
Variant of HORATIUS... [more]
HORTENSE   f   French, English
French form of HORTENSIA
HOWARD   m   English
From an English surname which can derive from several different sources: the Anglo-Norman given name Huard, which was from the Germanic name HUGHARD; the Anglo-Scandinavian given name Haward, from the Old Norse name HÁVARÐR; or the Middle English term ewehirde meaning "ewe herder"... [more]
HOWIE   m   English
Diminutive of HOWARD
HOYT   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from Middle English hoit "stick", originally a nickname for a thin person.
HUBERT   m   English, German, Dutch, French, Polish, Ancient Germanic
Means "bright heart", derived from the Germanic elements hug "heart, mind" and beraht "bright"... [more]
HUDSON   m   English
From an English surname which meant "son of HUDDE"... [more]
HUEY   m   English
Variant of HUGHIE
HUGH   m   English
From the Germanic element hug, meaning "heart, mind, spirit"... [more]
HUGHIE   m   English
Diminutive of HUGH
HUMBERT   m   German, French, English (Rare), Ancient Germanic
Means "bright warrior", derived from the Germanic elements hun "warrior, bear cub" and beraht "bright"... [more]
HUMPHREY   m   English
Means "peaceful warrior" from the Germanic elements hun "warrior, bear cub" and frid "peace"... [more]
HUMPHRY   m   English (Rare)
Variant of HUMPHREY
HUNTER   m & f   English
From an occupational English surname for a hunter, derived from Old English hunta... [more]
HYACINTH (2)   f   English (Rare)
From the name of the flower (or the precious stone which also bears this name), ultimately from Greek ‘υακινθος (hyakinthos).
HYLDA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of HILDA
HYRAM   m   English (Rare)
Variant of HIRAM
IAN   m   Scottish, English
Modern Scottish form of JOHN
IBBIE   f   English
Diminutive of ISABEL
IDA   f   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Hungarian, Slovene, Croatian, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element id meaning "work, labour"... [more]
IDELLA   f   English
Elaboration of IDA
IDELLE   f   English (Rare)
Elaboration of IDA
IDONEA   f   English (Archaic)
Medieval English name, probably a Latinized form of IÐUNN... [more]
IDONY   f   English (Archaic)
Medieval English vernacular form of IDONEA
IGGY   m   English
Diminutive of IGNATIUS
IKE   m   English
Diminutive of ISAAC... [more]
ILBERT   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname which was derived from the Germanic given name HILDEBERT.
ILEAN   f   English (Rare)
Variant of EILEEN
ILEEN   f   English (Rare)
Variant of EILEEN
ILENE   f   English
Variant of EILEEN, probably inspired by the spelling of Irene.
IMANI   f & m   Eastern African, Swahili, African American
Means "faith" in Swahili, ultimately of Arabic origin.
IMOGENE   f   English
Variant of IMOGEN
INA   f   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Limburgish, Croatian
Short form of names ending with ina.
INDIA   f   English
From the name of the country, which itself derives from the name of the Indus River.
INDIANA   f & m   English
From the name of the American state, which means "land of the Indians"... [more]
INDIGO   f & m   English (Rare)
From the English word indigo for the purplish-blue dye or the colour... [more]
INEZ   f   English
English form of INÉS
INGRAM   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from the Norman French given name ENGUERRAND.
INIGO   m   English (Rare)
English form of ÍÑIGO... [more]
IOLA   f   English
Probably a variant of IOLE
IONA (1)   f   English, Scottish
From the name of the island off Scotland where Saint Columba founded a monastery... [more]
IONE   f   Greek Mythology, English
From Greek ιον (ion) meaning "violet flower"... [more]
IRA (1)   m   Biblical, English, Hebrew
Means "watchful" in Hebrew... [more]
IRELAND   f   English (Modern)
From the name of the European island country, derived from Irish Gaelic Éire, which may mean something like "abundant land" in Old Irish.
IRMA   f   German, Hungarian, Finnish, Spanish, Italian, Slovene, English, Ancient Germanic
German short form of names beginning with the Germanic element ermen, which meant "whole, universal"... [more]
IRVIN   m   English
From a surname which was a variant of either IRVING or IRWIN.
IRVINE   m   English, Scottish
Variant of IRVING
IRVING   m   English, Scottish, Jewish
From a Scottish surname which was in turn derived from a Scottish place name meaning "green water"... [more]
IRWIN   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from the Old English given name EOFORWINE.
ISAAC   m   English, Jewish, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name יִצְחָק (Yitzchaq) which meant "he laughs"... [more]
ISABEL   f   Spanish, Portuguese, English, French, German
Medieval Occitan form of ELIZABETH... [more]
ISABELLE   f   French, English, German, Dutch
French form of ISABEL
ISADOR   m   English (Rare)
Variant of ISIDORE
ISADORA   f   English
Variant of ISIDORA... [more]
ISADORE   m   English
Variant of ISIDORE
ISAIAH   m   English, Jewish, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יְשַׁעְיָהוּ (Yesha'yahu) meaning "YAHWEH is salvation"... [more]
ISBEL   f   English (Rare)
Variant of ISABEL
ISEBELLA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of ISABELLA
ISIAH   m   English
Variant of ISAIAH
ISIDORE   m   English, French, Georgian, Jewish
From the Greek name Ισιδωρος (Isidoros) which meant "gift of Isis", derived from the name of the Egyptian goddess ISIS combined with Greek δωρον (doron) "gift"... [more]
ISOLDE   f   English (Rare), German, Celtic Mythology
The origins of this name are uncertain, though some Celtic roots have been suggested... [more]
ISRAEL   m   Jewish, English, Biblical, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name יִשְׂרָאֵל (Yisra'el) meaning "God contended"... [more]
ISSAC   m   English
Variant of ISAAC
ISSY   m & f   English
Diminutive of ISIDORE, ISABELLA and other names beginning with Is.
IVAN   m   Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Serbian, Croatian, Czech, Slovene, Macedonian, English
Newer form of the old Slavic name Іѡаннъ (Ioannu), which was derived from Greek Ioannes (see JOHN)... [more]
IVONETTE   f   English (Rare)
Diminutive of YVONNE
IVORY   m & f   African American
From the English word for the hard, creamy-white substance which comes from elephant tusks and was formerly used to produce piano keys.
IVY   f   English
From the English word for the climbing plant that has small yellow flowers... [more]
IZABELLE   f   English (Modern)
Variant of ISABEL
IZZY   m & f   English
Diminutive of ISIDORE, ISABEL, ISRAEL, and other names beginning with a similar sound.
JACE   m   English
Short form of JASON
JACI   f   English
Diminutive of JACQUELINE
JACINDA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of JACINTA
JACINTH   f   English (Rare)
From the English word for the orange precious stone, originating from the same source as Hyacinth.
JACK   m   English
Derived from Jackin (earlier Jankin), a medieval diminutive of JOHN... [more]
JACKI   f   English
Diminutive of JACQUELINE
JACKIE   m & f   English
Diminutive of either JACK or JACQUELINE... [more]
JACKLYN   f   English
Variant of JACQUELINE
JACKSON   m   English
From an English surname meaning "son of JACK"... [more]
JACLYN   f   English
Contracted variant of JACQUELINE
JACOB   m   English, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Biblical
From the Latin Iacobus, which was from the Greek Ιακωβος (Iakobos), which was from the Hebrew name יַעֲקֹב (Ya'aqov)... [more]
JACQUELINE   f   French, English
French feminine form of JACQUES, also commonly used in the English-speaking world.
JACQUELYN   f   English
Variant of JACQUELINE
JADA (1)   f   English
Possibly an elaborated form of JADE... [more]
JADE   f   English, French
From the name of the precious stone that is often used in carvings... [more]
JADEN   m & f   English (Modern)
An invented name, using the popular aden suffix sound found in such names as Braden, Hayden and Aidan... [more]
JADYN   f & m   English (Modern)
Variant of JADEN
JAE   m   English (Rare)
Variant of JAY (1)
JAIDA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of JADA (1)
JAIDEN   m & f   English (Modern)
Variant of JADEN
JAIME (2)   f   English
Variant of JAMIE... [more]
JAIMIE   f   English
Variant of JAMIE
JAKE   m   English
Medieval variant of JACK... [more]
JAKI   f   English (Rare)
Diminutive of JACQUELINE
JAKKI   f   English (Rare)
Diminutive of JACQUELINE
JALEN   m   African American (Modern)
An invented name... [more]
JAMAR   m   African American
Recently created name, possibly a blend of JAMAL and LAMAR... [more]
JAMES   m   English, Biblical
English form of the Late Latin name Iacomus which was derived from Ιακωβος (Iakobos), the New Testament Greek form of the Hebrew name Ya'aqov (see JACOB)... [more]
JAMESON   m   English
From an English surname meaning "son of JAMES".
JAMEY   m   English
Diminutive of JAMES
JAMI (1)   f   English
Variant of JAMIE
JAMIE   m & f   Scottish, English
Originally a Lowland Scots diminutive of JAMES... [more]
JAMISON   m   English
From an English surname meaning "son of JAMES".
JAN (2)   f   English
Short form of JANET, JANICE, and other names beginning with Jan.
JANAE   f   English (Modern)
Elaborated form of JANE
JANCIS   f   English (Rare)
Combination of JAN (2) and FRANCIS
JANE   f   English
Medieval English form of Jehanne, an Old French feminine form of Iohannes (see JOHN)... [more]
JANEKA   f   English (Rare)
Diminutive of JANE
JANEL   f   English
Variant of JANELLE
JANELE   f   English (Rare)
Variant of JANELLE
JANELLA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of JANELLE
JANELLE   f   English
Diminutive of JANE... [more]
JANENE   f   English
Variant of JANINE
JANESSA   f   English (Modern)
Elaborated form of JANE, influenced by VANESSA.
JANET   f   English
Medieval diminutive of JANE
JANETTA   f   English (Rare)
Elaborated form of JANET
JANETTE   f   English
Variant of JANET
JANEY   f   English
Diminutive of JANE
JANICE   f   English
Elaborated form of JANE, created by Paul Leicester Ford for his novel 'Janice Meredith' (1899).
JANIE   f   English
Diminutive of JANE
JANINE   f   English
English form of JEANNINE... [more]
JANIS   f   English
Variant of JANICE
JANNA   f   Dutch, Swedish, Finnish, English
Feminine form of JAN (1)... [more]
JANNAH   f   English (Rare)
Variant of JANNA, influenced by HANNAH.
JANNETTE   f   English
Variant of JANET
JANNINE   f   English (Rare)
Variant of JANINE
JAQUAN   m   African American (Modern)
Combination of the popular name elements Ja and quan.
JARED   m   English, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יָרֶד (Yared) or יֶרֶד (Yered) meaning "descent"... [more]
JAROD   m   English
Variant of JARED
JARON (2)   m   English (Modern)
Invented name, probably based on JARED and DARREN.
JARRED   m   English
Variant of JARED
JARRETT   m   English
From a surname which was a variant of GARRETT.
JARROD   m   English
Variant of JARED
JARVIS   m   English
From a surname which was derived from the given name GERVAIS.
JASLYN   f   English (Rare)
Variant of JAZLYN
JASMIN (1)   f   German, English
German form and English variant of JASMINE
JASMINE   f   English, French
From the English word for the climbing plant with fragrant flowers which is used for making perfumes... [more]
JASMYN   f   English (Modern)
Variant of JASMINE
JASON   m   English, French, Greek Mythology (Anglicized), Biblical
From the Greek name Ιασων (Iason), which was derived from Greek ιασθαι (iasthai) "to heal"... [more]
JASPER   m   English, Dutch, Judeo-Christian Legend
Means "treasurer" in Persian... [more]
JAXON   m   English (Modern)
Variant of JACKSON
JAXSON   m   English (Modern)
Variant of JACKSON
JAY (1)   m   English
Short form of names beginning with the sound J, such as JAMES or JASON... [more]
JAYCE   m   English
Short form of JASON
JAYCOB   m   English (Rare)
Variant of JACOB
JAYDA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of JADA (1)
JAYDE   f   English (Modern)
Variant of JADE
JAYDEN   m & f   English (Modern)
Variant of JADEN
JAYDON   m   English (Modern)
Variant of JADEN
JAYE   f   English
Feminine variant of JAY (1)
JAYLA   f   English (Modern)
Combination of JAY (1) and the popular name suffix la.
JAYLEE   f   English (Modern)
Combination of JAY (1) and LEE.
JAYLENE   f   English (Modern)
Feminine elaboration of JAY (1) using the popular suffix lene.
JAYLYN   f   English (Modern)
Feminine elaboration of JAY (1) using the popular suffix lyn.
JAYMA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of JAMIE
JAYME   f   English
Variant of JAMIE
JAYMES   m   English (Modern)
Variant of JAMES
JAYNA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of JANE
JAYNE   f   English
Variant of JANE
JAYNIE   f   English
Diminutive of JAYNE
JAYSON   m   English
Variant of JASON
JAZLYN   f   English (Modern)
Modern name, a combination of the popular name elements Jaz and lyn.
JAZMIN   f   English (Modern)
Variant of JASMINE
JAZMINE   f   English (Modern)
Variant of JASMINE
JAZMYN   f   English (Modern)
Variant of JASMINE
JEAN (2)   f   English, Scottish
Medieval English variant of Jehanne (see JANE)... [more]
JEANA   f   English
Variant of GINA, probably influenced by JEAN (2).
JEANE   f   English
Variant of JEAN (2)
JEANETTE   f   French, English
Variant of JEANNETTE
JEANIE   f   English
Diminutive of JEAN (2)
JEANINE   f   French, English
Variant of JEANNINE
JEANNA   f   English
Variant of GINA, probably influenced by JEAN (2).
JEANNE   f   French, English
Modern French form of Jehanne, an Old French feminine form of Iohannes (see JOHN)... [more]
JEANNETTE   f   French, English
Diminutive of JEANNE
JEANNIE   f   English
Diminutive of JEANNE
JEANNINE   f   French, English
Diminutive of JEANNE
JEB   m   English
Sometimes a diminutive of JACOB... [more]
JED   m   English
Short form of JEDIDIAH
JEFF   m   English
Short form of JEFFREY
JEFFERSON   m   English
From an English surname meaning "son of JEFFREY"... [more]
JEFFERY   m   English
Variant of JEFFREY
JEFFREY   m   English
Medieval variant of GEOFFREY... [more]
JEFFRY   m   English
Variant of JEFFREY
JEM   m   English (Archaic)
Medieval form of JAMES
JEMIMA   f   Biblical, English
Means "dove" in Hebrew... [more]
JEMMY   m   English (Archaic)
Medieval diminutive of JAMES
JEN   f   English
Short form of JENNIFER
JENA   f   English
Diminutive of JENNIFER
JENAE   f   English (Rare)
Diminutive of JENNIFER
JENELLE   f   English
Combination of JEN and the popular name suffix elle.
JENESSA   f   English (Rare)
Combination of JEN and the popular name suffix essa.
JENI   f   English (Modern)
Variant of JENNY
JENIFER   f   English, Cornish
Variant of JENNIFER
JENN   f   English
Short form of JENNIFER
JENNA (1)   f   English
Variant of JENNY... [more]
JENNI (2)   f   English
Variant of JENNY
JENNICA   f   English (Rare)
Combination of JENNIFER and JESSICA
JENNIE   f   English
Variant of JENNY... [more]
JENNIFER   f   English
From a Cornish form of the Welsh name Gwenhwyfar (see GUINEVERE)... [more]
JENNY   f   English
Originally a medieval diminutive of JANE... [more]
JEP   m   English (Archaic)
Medieval diminutive of GEOFFREY
JEPSON   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname which meant "son of JEP".
JERALD   m   English
Variant of GERALD


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