Category Archives: Baby Name Origin


What’s in a Name?

Many parents overlook the meaning and origin of their child’s name. But, if you are finding it difficult to pick that perfect name for your soon-to-be, consider really looking into the meaning of the names that you like. One suggestion is to search meanings on Google, which may lead you to the perfect name. If you are Greek, Spanish, or Italian and hope to give your child a name that gives credit to your heritage, search baby names by origin.

Here is a list compiled of names from around the world with a variety of different meanings.


Artem (Russian): Energetic
Conor (Irish): Hound-lover
Dominique (French): One who belongs to the Lord
Nicolas (Spanish): People of victory


Filipa (Portuguese): Lover of horses
Kamya (African): Born after twin boys
Lilija (Icelandic): Form of Lily
Malena (Danish): Pet form of Magdalena