American Names

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JERE   m   Finnish, English
Diminutive of JEREMIAH
JEREMIAH   m   English, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יִרְמְיָהוּ (Yirmiyahu) which meant "YAHWEH has uplifted"... [more]
JEREMY   m   English, Biblical
Medieval English form of JEREMIAH, and the form used in some versions of the New Testament.
JERI   f   English
Variant of JERRY
JERMAINE   m   English
Variant of GERMAIN... [more]
JEROLD   m   English
Variant of GERALD
JEROME   m   English
From the Greek name ‘Ιερωνυμος (Hieronymos) meaning "sacred name"... [more]
JERRARD   m   English (Rare)
Variant of GERARD
JERRED   m   English (Rare)
Variant of JARED
JERRI   f   English
Variant of JERRY
JERRIE   f   English
Variant of JERRY
JERROD   m   English
Variant of JARED
JERROLD   m   English
Variant of GERALD
JERRY   m & f   English
Diminutive of JEREMY, JEROME, GERALD, GERALDINE, and other names beginning with the same sound.
JERVIS   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was a variant of JARVIS.
JESS   m & f   English
Short form of JESSE or JESSICA
JESSA   f   English
Diminutive of JESSICA
JESSALYN   f   English (Rare)
Combination of JESSIE (1) and the popular name suffix lyn.
JESSAMINE   f   English (Rare)
From a variant spelling of the English word jasmine (see JASMINE), used also to refer to flowering plants in the cestrum family.
JESSE   m   English, Dutch, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יִשַׁי (Yishay) which possibly means "gift"... [more]
JESSICA   f   English, French, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Italian
This name was first used in this form by Shakespeare in his play 'The Merchant of Venice' (1596), where it belongs to the daughter of Shylock... [more]
JESSIE (1)   f   Scottish, English
Originally a Scottish diminutive of JEAN (2)... [more]
JESSIE (2)   m   English
Variant of JESSE
JESSIKA   f   German, English (Modern)
German and English variant of JESSICA
JESSYE   f   English
Variant of JESSIE (1)
JETT   m   English (Modern)
From the English word jet, which denotes either a jet aircraft or an intense black colour (the words derive from different sources).
JEWEL   f & m   English
In part from the English word jewel, a precious stone, derived from Old French jouel, which was possibly related to jeu "game"... [more]
JEWELL   f & m   English
Variant of JEWEL
JILL   f   English
Short form of GILLIAN
JILLIAN   f   English
Variant of GILLIAN
JILLIE   f   English
Diminutive of JILL
JILLY   f   English
Diminutive of JILL
JIM   m   English
Medieval diminutive of JAMES
JIMI   m   English
Diminutive of JAMES... [more]
JIMMIE   m & f   English
Diminutive or feminine form of JAMES
JIMMY   m   English
Diminutive of JAMES
JINNY   f   English
Diminutive of VIRGINIA
JO   f & m   English, German, Dutch
Short form of JOAN (1), JOANNA, JOSEPHINE, or other names that begin with Jo... [more]
JOAN (1)   f   English
Medieval English form of Johanne, an Old French feminine form of Iohannes (see JOHN)... [more]
JOANDRA   f   English (Rare)
Combination of JOANNE and ANDREA (2)
JOANIE   f   English
Diminutive of JOAN (1)
JOANN   f   English
Variant of JOAN (1)
JOANNA   f   English, Polish, Biblical
English and Polish form of Latin Iohanna, which was derived from Greek Ιωαννα (Ioanna), the feminine form of Ioannes (see JOHN)... [more]
JOANNE   f   English
Variant of JOAN (1)
JOBETH   f   English (Rare)
Combination of JO and BETH
JOBY   m   English (Rare)
Diminutive of JOB
JOCELIN   f   English (Rare)
Variant of JOCELYN
JOCELYN   f & m   English, French
From a Germanic masculine name, variously written as Gaudelenus, Gautselin, Gauzlin, along with many other spellings... [more]
JODENE   f   English (Rare)
Feminine elaboration of JODY
JODI   f   English
Feminine variant of JODY
JODIE   f   English
Feminine variant of JODY
JODY   f & m   English
Probably either a variant of JUDY or a diminutive of JOSEPH... [more]
JOE   m   English
Short form of JOSEPH... [more]
JOEL   m   English, Swedish, Finnish, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יוֹאֵל (Yo'el) meaning "YAHWEH is God"... [more]
JOELLA   f   English
Feminine form of JOEL
JOELLE   f   English
Feminine form of JOEL
JOETTA   f   English
Elaborated form of JO
JOEY   m & f   English
Diminutive of JOSEPH... [more]
JOHANNA   f   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Hungarian, Finnish, Estonian, English, Late Roman
Latinate form of Ioanna (see JOANNA).
JOHN   m   English, Biblical
English form of Iohannes, the Latin form of the Greek name Ιωαννης (Ioannes), itself derived from the Hebrew name יוֹחָנָן (Yochanan) meaning "YAHWEH is gracious"... [more]
JOHNA   f   English (Rare)
Feminine form of JOHN
JOHNATHAN   m   English
Variant of JONATHAN
JOHNATHON   m   English
Variant of JONATHAN
JOHNIE   m & f   English
Diminutive of JOHN, sometimes used as a feminine form.
JOHNNA   f   English
Feminine form of JOHN
JOHNNIE   m & f   English
Diminutive of JOHN, sometimes used as a feminine form.
JOHNNY   m   English
Diminutive of JOHN... [more]
JOI   f   English (Modern)
Variant of JOY
JOISSE   f   English (Rare)
Variant of JOYCE
JOJO   m & f   English
Diminutive of JOSEPH, JOLENE, and other names that begin with Jo.
JOLEEN   f   English
Variant of JOLENE
JOLENE   f   English
Formed from JO and the popular name suffix lene... [more]
JOLIE   f   English, Various
Means "pretty" in French... [more]
JOLYON   m   English (Rare)
Medieval form of JULIAN... [more]
JON (2)   m   English
Short form of JONATHAN, or sometimes a variant of JOHN.
JONAH   m   English, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יוֹנָה (Yonah) meaning "dove"... [more]
JONATHAN   m   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, French, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יְהוֹנָתָן (Yehonatan) (contracted to יוֹנָתָן (Yonatan)) meaning "YAHWEH has given"... [more]
JONATHON   m   English
Variant of JONATHAN
JONELLE   f   English (Rare)
Feminine form of JOHN
JONETTE   f   English (Rare)
Feminine diminutive of JON (1)
JONI (1)   f   English
Diminutive of JOAN (1)
JONIE   f   English
Diminutive of JOAN (1)
JONNY   m   English
Diminutive of JONATHAN
JONQUIL   f   English (Rare)
From the English word for the type of flower, derived ultimately from Latin iuncus "reed".
JOOLS   m & f   English
Diminutive of JULIAN or JULIA
JORDAN   m & f   English, Macedonian
From the name of the river which flows between the countries of Jordan and Israel... [more]
JORDON   m   English
Variant of JORDAN
JORDYN   f   English (Modern)
Feminine variant of JORDAN
JORIE   f   English
Short form of MARJORIE
JORJA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of GEORGIA
JOSCELINE   f   English (Rare)
Variant of JOCELYN
JOSELYN   f   English (Modern)
Variant of JOCELYN
JOSEPH   m   English, French, German, Biblical
From Ioseph, the Latin form of Greek Ιωσηφ (Ioseph), which was from the Hebrew name יוֹסֵף (Yosef) meaning "he will add"... [more]
JOSEPHINA   f   English (Rare)
Latinate variant of JOSÉPHINE
JOSEPHINE   f   English, German
English and German form of JOSÉPHINE
JOSH   m   English
Short form of JOSHUA
JOSHUA   m   English, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יְהוֹשֻׁעַ (Yehoshu'a) meaning "YAHWEH is salvation"... [more]
JOSIAH   m   Biblical, English
Means "YAHWEH supports" in Hebrew... [more]
JOSIE   f   English
Short form of JOSEPHINE
JOSLYN   f   English (Modern)
Variant of JOCELYN
JOSS   f & m   English
Short form of JOCELYN
JOSSLYN   f   English (Rare)
Variant of JOCELYN
JOY   f   English
Simply from the English word joy, ultimately derived from Norman French joie, Latin gaudia... [more]
JOYCE   f & m   English
From the medieval masculine name Josse, which was derived from the earlier Iudocus, which was a Latinized form of the Breton name Judoc meaning "lord"... [more]
JOYE   f   English
Variant of JOY
JUDD   m   English, Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of JORDAN... [more]
JUDE   m   English, Biblical
Variant of JUDAS... [more]
JUDI   f   English
Diminutive of JUDITH
JUDIE   f   English
Diminutive of JUDITH
JUDITH   f   English, Jewish, French, German, Spanish, Biblical
From the Hebrew name יְהוּדִית (Yehudit) meaning "woman from Judea", Judea being an ancient region in Israel... [more]
JUDY   f   English
Diminutive of JUDITH... [more]
JULES (2)   f & m   English
Diminutive of JULIA or JULIAN
JULIAN   m   English, Polish, German
From the Roman name Iulianus, which was derived from JULIUS... [more]
JULIANA   f   Dutch, German, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Iulianus (see JULIAN)... [more]
JULIANNA   f   Hungarian, Polish, English
Feminine form of Iulianus (see JULIAN).
JULIANNE   f   English
Feminine form of Iulianus (see JULIAN).
JULIE   f   French, English
French form of JULIA... [more]
JULIET   f   English
Anglicized form of JULIETTE or GIULIETTA... [more]
JULIUS   m   Ancient Roman, English, German
From a Roman family name which was possibly derived from Greek ιουλος (ioulos) "downy-bearded"... [more]
JULY   f   English (Rare)
From the name of the month, which was originally named for Julius Caesar.
JULYAN   m   English (Rare)
Medieval variant of JULIAN
JUNE   f   English
From the name of the month, which was originally derived from the name of the Roman goddess Juno... [more]
JUNIOR   m   English
From a nickname which was originally used for a boy who had the same name as his father.
JUNIPER   f   English (Rare)
From the English word for the type of tree, derived ultimately from Latin iuniperus.
JUSTICE   m & f   English
From an occupational surname which meant "judge, officer of justice" in Old French... [more]
JUSTIN   m   English, French, Slovene
From the Latin name Iustinus, which was derived from JUSTUS... [more]
JUSTINA   f   English, Slovene, Czech, Lithuanian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Iustinus (see JUSTIN).
JUSTINE   f   French, English, Dutch, German
French feminine form of Iustinus (see JUSTIN)... [more]
JUSTY   m & f   English
Diminutive of JUSTIN or JUSTINE
KACEY   f   English (Modern)
Variant of CASEY
KACIE   f   English (Modern)
Variant of CASEY
KADE   m   English (Modern)
Variant of CADE
KADEN   m   English (Modern)
Variant of CADEN
KAE   f   English (Rare)
Variant of KAY (1)
KAEDEN   m   English (Modern)
Variant of CADEN
KAELEA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of KAYLEE
KAELEE   f   English (Rare)
Variant of KAYLEE
KAETY   f   English (Rare)
Diminutive of KATE
KAIDEN   m   English (Modern)
Variant of CADEN
KAILEE   f   English (Modern)
Variant of KAYLEE
KAILEY   f   English (Modern)
Variant of KAYLEE
KAILYN   f   English (Modern)
Variant of KAYLYN
KAITLIN   f   English (Modern)
Variant of CAITLIN
KAITLYN   f   English (Modern)
Variant of CAITLIN
KALEB   m   English (Modern)
English variant of CALEB
KALEIGH   f   English (Modern)
Variant of KAYLEE
KALEY   f   English (Modern)
Variant of KAYLEE
KALIE   f   English (Modern)
Variant of KAYLEE
KALISHA   f   African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular name prefix Ka and LISHA.
KALLA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of CALLA
KALLIE   f   English
Variant of CALLIE
KALYN   f   English (Modern)
Variant of KAYLYN
KALYSTA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of CALISTA
KAM   m   English (Modern)
Short form of KAMERON
KAMERON   m   English (Modern)
Variant of CAMERON
KAMRYN   f   English (Modern)
Feminine variant of CAMERON
KANDACE   f   English (Modern)
Variant of CANDACE
KANDI   f   English
Variant of CANDY
KARA   f   English
Variant of CARA
KARAUGH   f   English (Rare)
Variant of KARA
KAREN (1)   f   Danish, Norwegian, German, English
Danish short form of KATHERINE... [more]
KARENA   f   English (Rare)
Elaboration of KAREN (1), possibly influenced by CARINA (1).
KARENZA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of KERENSA
KARIN   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Finnish, English
Swedish short form of KATHERINE
KARINA   f   Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Polish, German, Russian, English
Elaborated form of KARIN
KARISSA   f   English
Variant of CHARISSA
KARL   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English, Finnish, Ancient Germanic
German and Scandinavian form of CHARLES... [more]
KARLEE   f   English (Modern)
Variant of CARLY
KARLENE   f   English
Variant of CARLENE
KARLY   f   English (Modern)
Variant of CARLY
KAROLYN   f   English
Variant of CAROLINE
KARRIE   f   English
Variant of CARRIE
KARYN   f   English
Variant of KAREN (1)
KARYNA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of CARINA (1)
KASANDRA   f   English (Modern), Polish
English variant and Polish form of CASSANDRA
KASEY   m & f   English
Variant of CASEY
KASSANDRA   f   Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek, English (Modern)
Ancient Greek form of CASSANDRA, as well as a modern English variant.
KASSIA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of CASSIA
KASSIDY   f   English (Modern)
Variant of CASSIDY
KASSY   f   English (Modern)
Diminutive of KASSANDRA
KAT   f   English
Diminutive of KATHERINE
KATE   f   English, Croatian
Diminutive of KATHERINE, often used independently... [more]
KATEE   f   English (Rare)
Diminutive of KATE
KATELIN   f   English (Modern)
Variant of CAITLIN
KATELYN   f   English (Modern)
Variant of CAITLIN
KATEY   f   English
Diminutive of KATE
KATHARINE   f   English, German
English variant of KATHERINE and German variant of KATHARINA... [more]
KATHARYN   f   English
Variant of KATHERINE
KATHERINA   f   English (Rare), German
Latinate form of KATHERINE... [more]
KATHERINE   f   English
From the Greek name Αικατερινη (Aikaterine)... [more]
KATHERYN   f   English
Variant of KATHERINE
KATHI   f   English
Diminutive of KATHERINE
KATHIE   f   English
Diminutive of KATHERINE
KATHLEEN   f   Irish, English
Anglicized form of CAITLÍN
KATHLYN   f   English
Anglicized form of CAITLÍN
KATHRYN   f   English
Contracted form of KATHERINE
KATHY   f   English
Diminutive of KATHERINE
KATIE   f   English
Diminutive of KATE
KATLYN   f   English (Modern)
Variant of CAITLIN
KATRIONA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of CATRIONA
KATY   f   English
Diminutive of KATE
KAY (1)   f   English
Short form of KATHERINE and other names beginning with K.
KAYCEE   f   English (Modern)
Feminine variant of CASEY
KAYDEN   m & f   English (Modern)
Variant of CADEN
KAYE   f   English
Variant of KAY (1)
KAYLA (1)   f   English
Combination of KAY (1) and the popular name suffix la... [more]
KAYLEAH   f   English (Rare)
Variant of KAYLEE
KAYLEE   f   English (Modern)
Combination of KAY (1) and the popular name suffix lee.
KAYLEEN   f   English (Rare)
Combination of KAY (1) and the popular name suffix leen.
KAYLEIGH   f   English (Modern)
Variant of KAYLEE... [more]
KAYLEY   f   English (Modern)
Variant of KAYLEE
KAYLIE   f   English (Modern)
Variant of KAYLEE
KAYLIN   f   English (Modern)
Variant of KAYLYN
KAYLY   f   English (Rare)
Variant of KAYLEE
KAYLYN   f   English (Modern)
Combination of KAY (1) and the popular name suffix lyn.
KAYLYNN   f   English (Modern)
Variant of KAYLYN
KEANNA   f   English (Modern)
Combination of the popular name prefix Ke and ANNA.
KEARA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of CIARA (1)
KEATON   m   English (Modern)
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "shed town" in Old English.
KEEFE   m   Irish, English (Rare)
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Caoimh meaning "descendent of CAOMH".
KEEGAN   m   Irish, English
From an Irish surname, the Anglicized form of the Gaelic Mac Aodhagáin, which means "descendent of Aodhagán"... [more]
KEELEIGH   f   English (Rare)
Variant of KEELY
KEELEY   f   English (Modern)
Variant of KEELY
KEELY   f   English
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Caolaidhe meaning "descendent of Caoladhe"... [more]
KEGAN   m   English (Modern)
Variant of KEEGAN
KEIGHLEY   f   English (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from an English place name, ultimately meaning "clearing belonging to Cyhha"... [more]
KEILA   f   English (Modern)
Possibly a variant of KAYLA (1)
KEIR   m   Scottish, English (Rare)
From a surname which was a variant of KERR.
KEIRA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of KIRA (2)... [more]
KEIRAN   m   English (Rare)
Variant of KIERAN
KEISHA   f   African American
Recent coinage, possibly invented, possibly based on KEZIAH.
KEITH   m   English, Scottish
From a Scottish surname which was originally derived from a place name, itself probably derived from the Brythonic element cet meaning "wood"... [more]
KELCEY   m & f   English (Rare)
Variant of KELSEY
KELDA   f   English (Rare)
Possibly derived from Old Norse kildr meaning "a spring".
KELIA   f   English (Rare)
Meaning unknown, perhaps an invented name.
KELLEIGH   f   English (Rare)
Variant of KELLY
KELLEY   f & m   English
Variant of KELLY
KELLI   f   English
Variant of KELLY
KELLIE   f   English
Variant of KELLY
KELLY   m & f   Irish, English
Anglicized form of the Irish given name CEALLACH or the surname derived from it Ó Ceallaigh... [more]
KELSEY   f & m   English
From an English surname which is derived from town names in Lincolnshire... [more]
KELSI   f   English (Modern)
Variant of KELSEY
KELSIE   f   English (Modern)
Variant of KELSEY
KELVIN   m   English
From the name of a Scottish river, perhaps meaning "narrow water"... [more]
KEMP   m   English (Rare)
From a surname derived from Middle English kempe meaning "champion, athlete, warrior".
KEN (1)   m   English
Short form of KENNETH
KENDAL   m & f   English (Modern)
From a surname which was a variant of KENDALL.
KENDALL   m & f   English
From a surname which comes from the name of the city of Kendale in northwest England meaning "valley on the river Kent".
KENDRA   f   English
Feminine form of KEN (1) or KENDRICK
KENDRICK   m   English
From a surname which has several different origins... [more]
KENELM   m   English (Rare)
From the Old English name Cenhelm, which was composed of the elements cene "bold, keen" and helm "helmet"... [more]
KENITH   m   English (Rare)
Variant of KENNETH
KENNARD   m   English
From a surname which was derived from the Old English given names CYNEWEARD or CYNEHEARD.
KENNEDY   f & m   English, Irish
From an irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Cinnéidigh meaning "descendent of CENNÉTIG"... [more]
KENNETH   m   Scottish, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Anglicized form of both COINNEACH and CINÁED... [more]
KENNITH   m   English
Variant of KENNETH
KENNY   m   Scottish, English
Diminutive of KENNETH
KENRICK   m   English (Rare)
Variant of KENDRICK
KENT   m   English
From a surname which was originally derived from Kent, the name of a county in England, which may be derived from a Brythonic word meaning "coastal district".
KENTON   m   English
From a surname which was derived from an English place name meaning either "town on the River Kenn" or "royal town" in Old English.
KENYA (2)   f   English, African American
From the name of the African country... [more]
KENYON   m   English
From a surname which was derived from an English place name, of uncertain meaning.
KENZIE   m & f   English
Short form of MACKENZIE
KERENA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of KARENA
KERENSA   f   English (Rare)
Means "love" in Cornish.
KERENZA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of KERENSA
KERI   f   English
Feminine variant of KERRY
KERMIT   m   English
From a Manx surname, a variant of the Irish surname MacDermott meaning "son of DIARMAID"... [more]
KERR   m   Scottish, English (Rare)
From a Scottish surname which was derived from a place name meaning "rough wet ground" in Old Norse.
KERRI   f   English
Feminine variant of KERRY
KERRIE   f   English
Feminine variant of KERRY
KERRY   m & f   English
From the name of the Irish county, called Ciarraí in Irish Gaelic, which means "CIAR's people".
KESHAUN   m   African American (Modern)
Combination of the popular name prefix Ke and SHAUN.
KESHAWN   m   African American (Modern)
Combination of the popular name prefix Ke and SHAWN.
KESHIA   f   African American
Probably a variant of KEISHA
KESTREL   f   English (Rare)
From the name of the bird of prey, ultimately derived from Old French crecelle "rattle", which refers to the sound of its cry.
KEV   m   English
Short form of KEVIN
KEVIN   m   English, Irish, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Anglicized form of the Irish name Caoimhín, derived from the older Irish Cóemgein, composed of the Old Irish elements cóem "kind, gentle, handsome" and gein "birth"... [more]
KEVYN   m & f   English (Rare)
Variant or feminine form of KEVIN
KHLOE   f   English (Modern)
Variant of CHLOE
KIAN   m   English (Modern)
Variant of CIAN
KIANA (2)   f   African American
Variant of QIANA
KIARA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of CIARA (1) or CHIARA... [more]
KIARAN   m   English (Rare)
Anglicized form of CIARÁN
KIARRA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of KIARA
KIEFER   m   English (Modern)
From a German surname meaning either "pine tree" or "barrel maker".
KIERRA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of KIARA influenced by the spelling of SIERRA.
KIKI   f   English, German, Greek
Diminutive of names beginning with or containing the sound K.


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