American Submitted Names

American names are used in the United States. See also about American names.
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AALEIYA f English
Variant of Aaliyah.
AALEIYAH f English
Variant of Aaliyah.
AALISSA f English
Variant of Alyssa.
AALYCIA f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Variant of Alicia (probably influenced by the name Aaliyah).
AARAH f Indian (Muslim), English
Variant of Aara, though it may also be used as a feminine form of Aaron.
AARALYN f English (Modern, Rare)
An invented name, possibly a combination of Aaron and Lyn.
AARIC m American (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Eric influenced by Aaron.
AARIN m & f English (American)
Variant of Aaron or Erin
AARONA f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Aaron.
AARREN m English
Variant of Aaron.
AARYN f & m English
Variant of Aaron.
AB m English (American)
Short form of names beginning with "Ab-" such as Abner, Abraham and Abbott among others. It is occasionally used as a standalone name.
ABAGAIL f English
Variant of Abigail.
ABB m English
Variant of Ab.
ABBA f African American
Short form of Abena. This was used by early slaves in the American south.
ABBEGALE f English
Variant of Abigail.
ABBIEJEAN f English (American), Popular Culture
Combination of Abbie and Jean. Used the FX tv show 'Archer' for Lana's daughter-- the character is named after show creator Adam Reed's own grandmother.
ABBIGAIL f English
Variant of Abigail.
ABBILEIGH f English
Combination of Abby and Leigh.
ABBOT m English
Variant of Abbott.
ABBOTT m English
From the English surname Abbott, from Old English abbot, ultimately from Latin abbas "priest".
ABBYGALE f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Abigail. This name was given to 63 girls in the year 2007.
ABBYJANE f American
Combinaton of Abby and Jane.
ABCDE f English (Modern, Rare)
From the first five letters of the English alphabet.
ABEGAYLE f English (Rare)
Variant of Abigayle.
ABELAH f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Abel.
ABELL m English (Rare)
From a surname which is a variant of Abel.
ABERCROMBIE m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Abercrombie.
ABERDEEN f & m English
Means "mouth of the Don (river)" in Scottish Gaelic. This is the name of the name of a city in northern Scotland, as well as several other cities worldwide named after the Scottish city.
ABERHAM m American (Rare)
Variant of Abraham, possibly due to misapprehension of spelling or colloquial pronunciation or both.
ABEY f English
Variant of Abby.
ABIE f American
Variant of Abby.
ABIGAILA f English
Elaboration of Abigail.
ABIGAILE f English
Variant of Abigail. This name was given to 35 girls born in the United States in the year 2010.
ABIGALE f English
Variant of Abigail.
ABIGAYL f English
Variant of Abigail.
ABIJADE f English (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Abi and Jade.
ABIOLA f & m African, African American (Modern), Nigerian, Yoruba
Means "born in honor" in Yoruba.
ABLE m English
Either a variant of Abel, or from the English word able, "having the power, skill, means, or opportunity to do something", ultimately from Latin habere "to hold".
ABLYN f English
An invented name, comprised of Ab (such as in Abigail) and Lyn.
ABNEY f & m English (American, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Abney.
ABNIE f & m English (Rare)
Diminutive of names beginning with Abn, such as Abner.
ABRAHIM m English
Variant of Abraham.
ABRAMA f & m English (Rare), Indonesian (Rare), Italian (Archaic)
Variant or feminine form of Abram and Abramo.
ABREE f English
Variant of Aubrey.
ABREEA f American
Possibly an elaboration of Bree, using a as both a prefix and a suffix.
ABREY m & f English (Modern)
Variant spelling of Avery.
ABRIAL f English (Modern, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Abrial.
ABRIANA f American (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Aubriana or a combination of the prefix a and Briana.
ABRIELLA f English
Variant of Aubriella or a combination of the prefix a and Briella.
ABRIELLE f American
Combination of the prefix a and Brielle, or a variant of Aubrielle.
ABSIDY f English
Phonetic variant of Abcde.
ABSOLOM m English (Rare)
Variant of Absalom, possibly influenced by its French form Absolon. A known bearer of this name was Absolom M. West (1818-1894), an American Confederate general and state politician.
ACADIA f American (Rare), Spanish (Mexican, Rare)
From the name of a colony in New France in North America, derived from Arcadia and coinciding with Mi'kmaq suffix -akadie, meaning "place of abundance". This is also the name of a National Park in Maine.
ACCALIA f Roman Mythology (?), English (Rare)
According to questionable sources, such as baby name books and websites, this was another name for Acca, the human foster-mother of Romulus and Remus in Roman legend, also known as Acca Larentia (see Acca)... [more]
ACENITH f English
Possibly a variant of Asenath.
ACERBUS m English (American, Rare)
Means "Sarcastic, sardonic" in Latin.
ACESON m English (Modern, Rare)
Either a modern, phonetic respelling of Aeson or, more likely, an elaboration of Ace by modelling it on surnames like Jackson, etc. Possibly from the surname Acheson, an Anglo-Scots origin name with Norman antecedents... [more]
ACHAEA f English
From a region of Greece that has existed since ancient times.
ACHAIA f Greek Mythology, English (Rare)
Of uncertain etymology, possibly derived from Greek ἄχος (achos) meaning "grief, pain, distress" (also see Achaios, Achilles). This was an Attic and Boeotian epithet of the goddess Demeter, possibly used in reference to her grief for the loss of her daughter Persephone.... [more]
ACIE m English
Diminutive of Ace.
ACKERLEY m English
Transferred use of the surname Ackerley
ACONY f English (Rare)
From the Hitchiti word oconee meaning "water eyes of the hills", which lent itself to the name of a wildflower found in the Appalachians Mountains, Acony Bell.
ACQUANETTA f American
Derived from the surname of the actress Burnu Acquanetta.
ACTON m English (Rare)
From an English surname which was derived from a place name meaning "oak farm" in Old English.
ADABEL f English
Combination of Ada and the popular name suffix bel.
ADABELL f English
Variant of Adabel.
ADACIA f English (American, Rare)
Meaning uncertain. This name may possibly be a combination of the name Ada with any feminine name ending in -cia, such as Acacia, Alicia, Felicia and Patricia.
ADAELIA f English
Possibly the Feminine form of Adalia.
ADAGIO m English (Modern, Rare)
From the Italian adagio meaning "slowly, at ease", a word to indicate a musical composition should be played slowly.
ADAHLIA f English (Modern, Rare)
Either a variant of Adalia, or a combination of the prefix a with Dahlia.
ADAIHA f English
Variant of Adaiah.
ADALEE f English (Rare)
Combination of Ada and Lee.
ADALEI f English
Modern variant of Adelie.
ADALEIGH f English
Combination of Ada and Leigh.
ADAMA f Hebrew (Rare), American
Means "Ground / Earth" in Hebrew. Also feminine form of Adam.
ADAMAE f English
Combination of Ada and Mae.
ADAMANTINE f French (Gallicized), English
Means "of unyielding quality" or "diamond like". From the Latin adamantinus meaning 'incorruptible, inflexible', itself from the Greek adamantinos (ἀδαμάντινος) of the same meaning, with the Greek or Latin suffix of -ine meaning 'like', 'made of', or 'of the nature of'... [more]
ADAMARIS f Spanish (Latin American), American (Hispanic), English
Either a combination of Ada and Maris, or a combination of the prefix a with Damaris, or from Latin adamō meaning "I love truly, earnestly, deeply or greatly; covet".
ADAMIA f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Adam.
ADAMIRA f English
Combination of Ada and the popular suffix -mira.
ADAMS m English
Transferred use of the surname Adams.
ADAN m English
Variant of Aidan.
ADANA f English (Modern, Rare)
Allegedly a feminine form of Adán.
ADANTE m African American
A combination of the prefix A- and the name Dante.
ADANYA f African American (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Adanna used in the United States.
ADARIUS m African American (Modern)
Combination of the prefix a and Darius.
ADARYLL m African American
An invented name, a combination of the name prefix A- and Daryl... [more]
ADASHIA f African American
Combination of the prefix a and an elaborated form of Dasha.
ADASTRA f English (Rare)
From the Latin phrase ad astra "to the stars". It may have been inspired by the similar name Adrasta (see Adrasteia).
ADAYLA f English
Variant of Adelia.
ADD m & f English
Short form of Addison.
ADDA f English
Possibly a variant of Ada.
ADDALLEE f English (American)
The name is of unknown origin and means “second chance”
ADDALYN f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Adeline using the popular suffix lyn.
ADDALYNN f English (Modern)
Variant of Adeline using the popular suffix lynn.
ADDELYNNE f American (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Adeline using the popular name suffix lyn.
ADDI f English
Variant of Addy-1.
ADDINGTON m English, South African
From a surname which comes from either of the Old English place names Eaddingtūn, meaning "Eadda's town", or Æddingtūn, "Æddi's town".
ADELANIE f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Adeline. It can be also a blend of Adela and Melanie.
ADELBERTA f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Adelbert.
ADELEIA f English (American, Rare, Archaic)
Possibly an American variant of Adelaide.
ADELEIGH f American
Variant of Adelie.
ADELIE f English (Rare)
Anglicized form of Adélie.
ADELISA f English (Archaic)
Variant of Adeliza, recorded in the 17th and 18th centuries.
ADELL f English
Variant of Adele.
ADELLIA f English
Variant of Adelia.
ADELPHIA f English
Either a short form of Philadelphia or else from the name of a district in London ("the site of a popular theater c.1882-1900, which gave its name to a style of performance"), which derives from the same Greek source: adelphos "brother" (literally "from the same womb", from the copulative prefix a- "together with" and delphys "womb").
ADELRUNE f English (Rare), German (Rare)
From the Germanic elements adal "noble" and rún "secret; secret lore; secret counsel". See Alruna
A'DESTIN m African American (Modern)
Combination of the prefix a with Destin.
ADGER m English, Dutch
From a surname which was a variant of Edgar.
ADI f English
Variant of Addy.
ADIANA f English (Modern)
Possibly a variant of Adriana or an elaboration of Adi
ADIE f English
Diminutive of Adrienne.
ADIEN m English
Variant of Aiden.
ADILENA f English
Variant of Adelina.
ADILIE f Louisiana Creole, Walloon (Rare)
Variant of Adèle (compare Adélie). Sainte Adèle d'Orp-le-Grand (also known as Adilie) is particularly venerated in Wallonia.
ADIN m English
Variant of Aidan.
ADISON m & f English
Variant of Addison, though it is also possible that this name is a variant of Edison in some cases.
ADLAR m English
Variant of Adler.
ADLER m English
Means "eagle" in German. It is not used as a given name in Germany itself.
ADLINE f American
Variant of Adeline.
ADMIRAL m American (Rare), Medieval English
From the English word admiral meaning "a commander of a fleet or naval squadron, or a naval officer of very high rank".
ADNEY m English
Transferred us of the surname Adney
ADNIS m African American
Meaning unknown. It is the name of American rapper Jay-Z's father, about whom he wrote a song.
ADNISA m African American
Feminine form of Adnis.
ADOLINA f English
Variant of Adalina.
ADONI m English
Short form of Adonis and variant of Adonai.
ADONIA f English (Modern)
Feminine form of Adonis
ADONICA f English (Rare)
Elaboration of Adonia.
ADONIEL m English
Possibly a form of Adonaiel.
ADORABELLA f English (American, Modern, Rare), Filipino (Rare)
This name can be a derivation of the Latin adjective adorabilis meaning "adorable, worthy of adoration" as well as be a combination of the names Adora and Bella.
ADORIA f English (Rare)
Elaboration of Adora.
ADORINE f American (Modern)
From "adore" with the popular -ine suffix.