Category Archives: Football Names


Future Baby Football Players

Down, set, hike! Is your little one going to be a future football star? Maybe you’ve got the youngest quarterback NFL hopeful on your hands. You could be just 20 years away from being the next parent landing soup commercials with supersized-athlete son. If you’re the proud parent of a baby girl—don’t fret. A high school student in Plantation, Florida is making headlines as the only female on an all men’s high school football team—she’s third string quarterback. Maybe your daughter will be the next to make headlines for the sport she loves. Whether you’re expecting a boy or a girl, if football is in your genes, here are some football player names that will sound great on the field.

Connor (Gaelic): A wolf lover
Jeremy (Hebrew): Form of Jeremiah, meaning “one who is exalted by the Lord”
Kyle (Gaelic): From the narrow channel
Trevor (Welsh): From the large village

Erin (Gaelic): Woman from Ireland
Katie (Greek): Form of Catherine, meaning “one who is pure; virginal”
April (English): Opening buds of spring; born in the month of April
Brianna (Irish): Feminine form of Brian; from the high hill; one who ascends


Kickoff Your Pregnancy with These Awesome Baby Names

Football season is well on its way to taking over your television set and those all across the nation. Within these five months, men and women everywhere seem to be in somewhat of a trance. If you are an expectant parent and a football fanatic, dive into this list of names derived from players in the AFC and NFC divisions. Your little sport will grow with a name that has become more famed throughout the years. Having a girl? Check out the list of names perfect for your powder-puff-to-be.

Ben (English): Form of Benjamin, meaning “son of the south; son of the right hand” -Ben Roethlisberger #7, Pittsburgh Steelers
Chris (Greek): Form of Christopher, meaning “one who bears Christ inside” -Chris Redman #8, Atlanta Falcons
Colin (Scottish): A young fiery man; form of Nicholas, meaning “of the victorious people” -Colin Kaepernick #7, San Francisco 49ers
Peyton (English): From the village of warriors -Peyton Manning #18, Indianapolis Colts
Aaron (Gaelic): Form of Erin, meaning “woman from Ireland” -Aaron Rodgers #12, Green Bay Packers
Kelly (Irish): A lively and bright-headed woman -Tommy Kelly #93, Oakland Raiders
McKenzie (Gaelic): Form of Mackenzie, meaning “daughter of a wise leader; a fiery woman; one who is fair” -Kareem McKenzie #67, New York Giants
Taylor (English): Cutter of cloth; one who alters garments -Jason Taylor #99, Miami Dolphins