Names Categorized "baby animals"

This is a list of names in which the categories include baby animals.
Aegidius m Late Roman
Original Latin form of Giles.
Age 2 f Estonian
Estonian form of Agnes.
Aggie f English
Diminutive of Agnes or Agatha.
Ági f Hungarian
Diminutive of Ágota or Ágnes.
Agnė f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Agnes.
Ágnes f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Agnes.
Agnès f French, Catalan
French and Catalan form of Agnes.
Agnes f English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Estonian, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Ἁγνή (Hagne), derived from Greek ἁγνός (hagnos) meaning "chaste". Saint Agnes was a virgin martyred during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian. The name became associated with Latin agnus "lamb", resulting in the saint's frequent depiction with a lamb by her side. Due to her renown, the name became common in Christian Europe.... [more]
Agnesa f Slovak, Albanian
Slovak and Albanian form of Agnes.
Agnese f Italian, Latvian
Italian and Latvian form of Agnes.
Agnessa f Russian
Russian form of Agnes.
Agneta f Swedish
Swedish variant of Agnes.
Agnete f Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian variant of Agnes.
Agnetha f Swedish
Swedish variant of Agnes.
Agnethe f Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian variant of Agnes.
Agneza f Croatian
Croatian form of Agnes.
Agnieszka f Polish
Polish form of Agnes.
Agnija f Serbian, Macedonian, Latvian
Serbian, Macedonian and Latvian form of Agnes.
Aignéis f Irish
Irish form of Agnes.
Aniello m Italian
From Italian agnello meaning "lamb", ultimately from a diminutive of Latin agnus.
Annice f English
Variant of Annis.
Annis f English
Medieval English form of Agnes.
Aune f Finnish
Finnish form of Agnes.
Awinita f Cherokee
Means "fawn" in Cherokee, derived from ᎠᏫ (awi) meaning "deer".
Babe m & f English
From a nickname meaning "baby", also a slang term meaning "attractive person". As a feminine name, in some cases it is a diminutive of Barbara.
Bakr m Arabic
Means "young camel" in Arabic. Abu Bakr was a father-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad and the first caliph of the Muslim world.
Bambi f English
Derived from Italian bambina meaning "young girl". The American novelist Marjorie Benton Cooke used it in her novel Bambi (1914). This was also the name of a male deer in a cartoon by Walt Disney, which was based on a 1923 novel by Swiss author Felix Salten.
Bernarda f Slovene, Croatian, Spanish
Feminine form of Bernard.
Buğra m Turkish
Means "baby camel" in Turkish.
Cailean m Scottish Gaelic
Means "whelp, young dog" in Scottish Gaelic. This name was borne by Cailean Mór, a 13th-century Scottish lord and ancestor of Clan Campbell.
Catello m Italian
Italian form of Catellus.
Catellus m Late Roman
Probably from Latin catulus meaning "young dog, puppy". Saint Catellus was a 9th-century bishop of Castellammare, Italy.
Ceren f Turkish
Means "gazelle" in Turkish (probably of Mongolian origin, originally referring to the Mongolian gazelle, the zeren).
Coileán m Medieval Irish
Irish byname meaning "whelp, young dog".
Colt m English (Modern)
From the English word for a young male horse or from the surname of the same origin. It may be given in honour of the American industrialist Samuel Colt (1814-1862) or the firearms company that bears his name. It was brought to public attention in 1981 by the main character on the television series The Fall Guy.
Damán m Old Irish
Old Irish form of Damhán.
Dámaris f Spanish
Spanish form of Damaris.
Damaris f Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Probably means "calf, heifer, girl" from Greek δάμαλις (damalis). In the New Testament this is the name of a woman converted to Christianity by Saint Paul.
Damhán m Irish
From Old Irish Damán meaning "calf, fawn", derived from dam "ox, deer" and a diminutive suffix. This was the name of an early Irish saint, a brother of Saint Abbán.
Damhnait f Irish
From Old Irish Damnat meaning "calf, fawn", a combination of dam "ox, deer" and a diminutive suffix. This name was borne by a 6th-century saint from Monaghan, as well as the 7th-century saint commonly called Dymphna.
Damnat f Old Irish
Old Irish form of Damhnait.
Devnet f Irish
Anglicized form of Damhnait.
Dymphna f History (Ecclesiastical), Irish
Form of Damhnait. According to legend, Saint Dymphna was a young 7th-century woman from Ireland who was martyred by her father in the Belgian town of Geel. She is the patron saint of the mentally ill.
Egidijus m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Aegidius (see Giles).
Egídio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Aegidius (see Giles).
Egidio m Italian
Italian form of Aegidius (see Giles).
Elain f Welsh
Means "fawn" in Welsh. This name was created in the 19th century.
Enikő f Hungarian
Created by the Hungarian poet Mihály Vörösmarty in the 19th century. He based it on the name of the legendary mother of the Hungarian people, Enéh, of Turkic origin meaning "young hind" (modern Hungarian ünő).
Fawn f English
From the English word fawn for a young deer.
Flower f English (Rare)
Simply from the English word flower for the blossoming plant. It is derived (via Old French) from Latin flos.
Gidie m Medieval French
Medieval French form of Aegidius (see Giles).
Gil 1 m Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of Giles.
Giles m English
From the Late Latin name Aegidius, which is derived from Greek αἰγίδιον (aigidion) meaning "young goat". Saint Giles was an 8th-century miracle worker who came to southern France from Greece. He is regarded as the patron saint of the crippled. In Old French the name Aegidius became Gidie and then Gilles, at which point it was imported to England. Another famous bearer was the 13th-century philosopher and theologian Giles of Rome (Egidio in Italian).
Gilles m French
French form of Giles.
Gillette f French
Feminine form of Gilles.
Gillis m Swedish (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Swedish and Dutch form of Gilles.
Hagne f Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of Agnes.
Haytham m Arabic
Means "young eagle" in Arabic.
Humbert m French, German (Rare), English (Rare), Germanic
Derived from the Old German elements hun "bear cub" and beraht "bright". The Normans introduced this name to England, though it has always been uncommon there. It was the name of a 7th-century Frankish saint who founded Maroilles Abbey. It was also borne by two kings of Italy (called Umberto in Italian), who ruled in the 19th and 20th centuries. A notable fictional bearer is Humbert Humbert from Vladimir Nabokov's novel Lolita (1955).
Humberto m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Humbert.
Humphrey m English
From the Old German elements hun "bear cub" and fridu "peace". The Normans introduced this name to England, where it replaced the Old English cognate Hunfrith, and it was regularly used through the Middle Ages. A famous bearer was the American actor Humphrey Bogart (1899-1957), who starred in The Maltese Falcon and Casablanca.
Hunbeorht m Anglo-Saxon
From the Old English elements hun "bear cub" and beorht "bright", making it a cognate of Humbert. This name was borne by a 9th-century English saint.
Hunberht m Germanic
Old German form of Humbert.
Hunfrid m Germanic
Old German form of Humphrey.
Iines f Finnish
Finnish form of Agnes.
Inés f Spanish
Spanish form of Agnes.
Inès f French
French form of Inés.
Inês f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Agnes.
Ines f Italian, Slovene, Croatian
Italian, Slovene and Croatian form of Inés.
Inez f English
English form of Inés.
Jagienka f Polish
Diminutive of Jagna.
Jagna f Polish
Originally a diminutive of Agnieszka, Agata or Jadwiga. It is now used independently.
Jagusia f Polish (Rare)
Diminutive of Jaga.
Janja f Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovene form of Agnes. It also may be inspired by Serbo-Croatian janje meaning "lamb".
Jeren f Turkmen
Turkmen form of Ceren.
Joey m & f English
Diminutive of Joseph. It is occasionally used as a feminine diminutive of Josephine or Johanna.
Kálfr m Old Norse
Means "calf" in Old Norse.
Katida f Esperanto
From Esperanto katido meaning "kitten", ultimately from Latin cattus.
Kfir m Hebrew
Means "lion cub" in Hebrew.
Kishor m Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit किशोर (kishora) meaning "colt".
Kit m & f English
Diminutive of Christopher or Katherine. A notable bearer was Kit Carson (1809-1868), an American frontiersman and explorer.
Kitty f English
Diminutive of Katherine.
Laoghaire m Irish
Modern Irish form of Lóegaire.
Leary m Irish (Rare)
Anglicized form of Laoghaire.
Lóegaire m Irish Mythology, Old Irish
Means "calf herder", derived from Old Irish lóeg "calf". In Irish legend Lóegaire Búadach was an Ulster warrior. He saved the life of the poet Áed, but died in the process. This was also the name of several Irish high kings.
Marduk m Semitic Mythology
Probably from Sumerian amar-Utuk meaning "calf of Utu", derived from amar "calf" combined with the name of the sun god Utu. This was the name of the chief Babylonian god, presiding over heaven, light, sky, battle, and fertility. After killing the dragon Tiamat, who was an old enemy of the gods, he created the world and sky from the pieces of her body.
Marie f & m French, Czech, German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Albanian
French and Czech form of Maria. It has been very common in France since the 13th century. At the opening of the 20th century it was given to approximately 20 percent of French girls. This percentage has declined steadily over the course of the century, and it dropped from the top rank in 1958.... [more]
Marva f English
Feminine form of Marvin.
Marvin m English, German, Dutch
From an English surname that was derived from the Welsh given name Merfyn or the Old English name Mærwine. As an American given name, it steadily rose in popularity through the beginnings of the 20th century and peaked in the early 1930s (closely mirroring the similar-sounding but unrelated name Melvin). A famous bearer was the American musician Marvin Gaye (1939-1984).
Merfyn m Welsh
From an Old Welsh name (recorded variously as Mermin, Merhin or Merwin), of uncertain meaning. It is possibly from mer "bone marrow" or mor "sea" with the second element possibly mynawg "eminent, noble", mynnu "wish, desire" or myn "young goat, kid". This was the name of a 9th-century king of Gwynedd, Merfyn Frych.
Mermin m Old Welsh
Old Welsh form of Merfyn.
Mervin m English
Variant of Mervyn or Marvin.
Mervyn m Welsh, English
Welsh variant of Merfyn, as well as the usual Anglicized form.
Nensi f Croatian
Croatian form of Nancy.
Nes f Dutch (Rare)
Dutch short form of Agnes.
Neske f Dutch
Dutch diminutive of Agnes.
Nest f Welsh
Medieval Welsh diminutive of Agnes.
Nesta f Welsh
Medieval Welsh diminutive of Agnes.
Neža f Slovene
Slovene form of Agnes.
Oanez f Breton
Derived from Breton oan "lamb" (ultimately from Latin agnus) and used as a Breton form of Agnes.
Ofer m Hebrew
Means "fawn" in Hebrew. This makes it a modern variant of the Classical Hebrew name Ophrah.
Ofra m & f Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of Ophrah. Originally it was a masculine name, but it is now used for females too.
'Ofrah m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of Ophrah.
Ofri f & m Hebrew
Means "my fawn" in Hebrew.
Ombeline f French
Feminine form of Humbelin, a medieval diminutive of Humbert. The Blessed Humbeline (known as Hombeline or Ombeline in French) was a 12th-century nun, the sister of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux.
Onfroi m Medieval French
Norman French form of Humphrey.
Oona f Irish, Finnish
Anglicized form of Úna, as well as a Finnish form.
Oonagh f Irish
Anglicized form of Úna.
Ophrah m Biblical
Means "fawn" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of both a man mentioned in genealogies and a city in Manasseh.
Orson m English
From a Norman nickname derived from a diminutive of Norman French ors "bear", ultimately from Latin ursus. American actor and director Orson Welles (1915-1985) was a famous bearer of this name.
Osman m Turkish, Kurdish, Albanian, Bosnian
Turkish, Kurdish, Albanian and Bosnian form of Uthman. This was the name of the founder of the Ottoman Empire in the 14th century. It was later borne by two more Ottoman sultans.
Prince m English
From the English word prince, a royal title, which comes ultimately from Latin princeps. This name was borne by the American musician Prince Rogers Nelson (1958-2016), who is known simply as Prince.
Rasha f Arabic
Means "young gazelle" in Arabic.
Sherry f English
Probably inspired by the French word chérie meaning "darling" or the English word sherry, a type of fortified wine named from the Spanish town of Jerez. This name came into popular use during the 1920s, inspired by other similar-sounding names and by Collette's novels Chéri (1920, English translation 1929) and The Last of Chéri (1926, English translation 1932), in which it is a masculine name.... [more]
Swiðhun m Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of Swithin.
Swithin m History
From the Old English name Swiðhun or Swiþhun, derived from swiþ "strong" and perhaps hun "bear cub". Saint Swithin was a 9th-century bishop of Winchester.
Swithun m History
Variant of Swithin.
Talita f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of Talitha, popular in Brazil.
Talitha f Biblical
Means "little girl" in Aramaic. The name is taken from the phrase talitha cumi meaning "little girl arise" spoken by Jesus in order to restore a young girl to life (see Mark 5:41).
Tilen m Slovene
Slovene form of Aegidius (see Giles).
Umberto m Italian
Italian form of Humbert. A famous bearer was Italian author Umberto Eco (1932-2016).
Úna f Irish, Medieval Irish
Probably derived from Old Irish úan meaning "lamb". This was a common name in medieval Ireland.
Ùna f Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Úna.
Usman m Urdu, Indonesian, Hausa
Urdu, Indonesian and Hausa form of Uthman.
Uthman m Arabic
Means "baby bustard" in Arabic (a bustard is a type of large bird). Uthman was a companion of the Prophet Muhammad who married two of his daughters. He was the third caliph of the Muslims.
Vetle m Norwegian
Norwegian form of the Old Norse name Vetrliði meaning "winter traveller", and by extension "bear cub".
Voestaa'e f Cheyenne
Means "white bison calf woman" in Cheyenne, derived from vóésta "white bison calf" and the feminine suffix -e'é. Because white bison calves were rare they were considered sacred.