Baby Name Ideas

Baby Name Inspiration lists

Finding the right baby name doesn't need to be fraught with anguish and worry. Essential Baby has thousands of baby name ideas for you to choose the perfect baby girl name or baby boy name.

Here, we have created some lists of names under popular categories. Browse through to find a name you love.

Musical Names

International Names

Need more help finding the perfect baby name?
Head to our Baby Name Tool to browse by letter, meaning, gender or origin.
Use our Baby Name Tester tool to see how a name sounds in a variety of situations.
Talk to others and use the forum as a sounding board with baby names on our baby names forums. There are lots of naming fanatics ready to help with name ideas, sibsets and to warn you off no-go names in the baby name forum.



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Literary baby name inspiration

From Harry Potter to Shakespeare and everything in between, we've scoured the library shelves for literary baby name inspiration.

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