American Submitted Names

American names are used in the United States. See also about American names.
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Aaleiyah f English
Variant of Aaliyah.
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.
Aaria f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Aria, the spelling is influenced by that of Aaron.
Aariana f English (Rare)
Variant of Ariana influenced by Aaron.
Aaric m American (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Eric influenced by Aaron.
Aarica f American (Rare)
Variant of Erica influenced by the spelling of 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.
Ab m English (American)
Short form of names beginning with "Ab-" such as Abner, Abraham and Abbott among others... [more]
Abagail f English
Variant of Abigail.
Abalina f English
Variant of Abilene.
Abarca f Spanish (Archaic), American (Archaic)
Transferred use of the surname Abarca. In Spain, it used to be paired with Sancho.
Abb m English
Variant of Ab.
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.
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.
Abbylynn f American
Rare variant of Abilene using the popular suffix -lyn. Also an combination of Abby and Lynn.
Abcde f English (Modern, Rare)
From the first five letters of the English alphabet.
Abelah f English (Rare)
Feminine form 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.
Aberlin f English
The name of Lady Aberlin, a character on Mister Rogers' neighborhood.
Abide f & m English (Rare)
From Old English ābīdan ‘wait’, from ā- ‘onwards’ + bīdan.
Abie f American
Variant of Abby.
Abigael f & m English, English (African), Spanish (Latin American), Filipino
Variant of Abigail. Masculine usage is mostly restricted to Latin America and the Philippines (though it is still more often used as a feminine name in that part of the world).
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.
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.
Abrama f & m English (Rare), Indonesian (Rare), Italian (Archaic)
Variant or feminine form of Abram and Abramo.
Abreea f American
Possibly an elaboration of Bree, using a as both a prefix and a suffix.
Abriana f American (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Aubriana or a combination of the prefix a and Briana.
Abriela f Brazilian, American (Modern, Rare)
Strictly the feminine form of Abriel and a variant of Aubriella.
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"... [more]
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.
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)... [more]
Achante f African American
Maybe a variant of Ashanti
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.
Acre m English
Potentially transferred use of the surname Acre or from Old English æcer (denoting the amount of land a yoke of oxen could plow in a day), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch akker and German Acker ‘field’, from an Indo-European root shared by Sanskrit ajra ‘field’, Latin ager, and Greek agros.
Acton m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Acton.
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.
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.
Adaia f English
The name is of Hebrew origins and means "Adornment of God"
Adaire f English (Rare)
Feminine variant of Adair.
Adalee f English (Rare)
Combination of Ada and Lee.
Adalei f English
Modern variant of Adelie.
Adaleigh f English
Combination of Ada and Leigh.
Adalivia f American (Rare)
Combination of the names Ada and Livia
Adalore f English (Rare)
Combination of Ada and common suffix -lore.
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, 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).
Add m & f English
Short form of Addison.
Adda f English
Possibly a variant of Ada.
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.
Addanna f English (Rare)
Rare variant of Adanna.
Addelynne f American (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Adeline using the popular name suffix lyn.
Addi f English
Variant of Addy-1.
Addisun f American (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Addison possibly influenced by English sun.
Adeleia f English (American, Rare, Archaic)
Possibly an American variant of Adelaide.
Adeleigh f American
Variant of Adelie.
Adelice f Medieval French, Louisiana Creole, French (Modern)
Variant of Adelicia. In France, this name was revived in the 1990s.
Adelie f English (Rare), Medieval English
Anglicized form of Adélie and medieval English short form of Adelicia.
Adelila f English
Variant of Adelaila.
Adelisa f English (Archaic)
Variant of Adeliza, recorded in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Adell f English
Variant of Adele.
Adelphia f Late Roman, English
Feminine form of Adelphus.
Adelson m English
Transferred the surname Abelson.
A'destin m African American (Modern)
Combination of the prefix a with Destin.
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.
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.
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.
Adore f English
Late Middle English via Old French from Latin adorare ‘to worship’, from ad- ‘to’ + orare ‘speak, pray’.
Adoria f English (Rare)
Elaboration of Adora.
Adorina f English
Elaboration of Adore.
Adragon m English (Rare)
Combination of the prefix a and the English word dragon, a legendary serpentine or reptilian creature. Child prodigy Adragon De Mello was given the name because he was born in the Chinese year of the dragon.
Adran m English
Variant of Adrian.
Adreal m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Adriel.
Adream f English (Modern)
Combination of the prefix a- with Dream.