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.




Maori baby names

The Polynesian heritage of the Maori of New Zealand presents a wealth of naming riches to mine for your impending arrival.

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Muslim baby names

Muslim baby names

Islam can lay claim to one of the largest name databases in the world.

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Scottish baby names

Scotland, the wind and water-hewn land of the loch, the kilt and the heather. Bedecked in castles great and small, there are many Australians with Scottish heritage who could look to that fair country for baby name inspiration.

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