Baby names by popular origins

One way to narrow down your baby name search is to pick names from a favorite origin, such as Irish names, French names or Italian names. Many parents are also choosing to stay within the same baby name origin when naming siblings or multiples, such as twins or triplets. Check out our list of the top baby names by popular origin.

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Check out our pick of the top baby boy names and baby girl names by popular origins, including Irish baby names, Italian baby names, Spanish baby names and French baby names.

Top Irish baby names

Irish baby names rank high every year on the Social Security Administration’s list of top baby names. They are unique, yet beautiful and pleasing to the ear. If you would like to name your children all Irish names, here are some great choices.

For girls, consider the following names Fiona, Darby, Kennedy, Riley, Teagan, Keira or Delaney.

For boys, consider the names Beckett, Donovan, Finn, Liam, Quinn or Killian.

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Top Italian baby names

If you are looking for an exotic baby name, Italian names may be the perfect fit. Here are some of our top picks.

For girls, consider Ariella, Francesca, Gabriella, Gianna, Lucia, Nicola or Donatella.

For boys, consider Bruno, Enzo,Gianni, Leonardo, Raoul, Orlando or Mateo.

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Top Spanish baby names

Spanish names are a popular choice here in the U.S. They are beautiful and often have a rich and wonderful meaning. Here are some of our top picks:

For girls, consider Elena, Camila, Angelina, Luna, Magdalena and Maya.

For boys, consider Antonio, Alejandro, Cruz, Hugo or Joaquin.

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Top French baby names

French baby names are romantic, exotic and a great choice for parents looking for an exotic name. Let yourself be romanced by these top choices:

For girls, consider the names Alexis, Camille, Celia, Chloe, Ines or Juliette.

For boys, consider the names Marco, Enzo, Louis, Lucas, Matheo or Quentin.

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Top baby name origins

Whether you want to pay tribute to your culture by naming your children of a specific origin, or just love the sound of certain names, use our Advanced Baby Name Search to look for names based on their particular origin.

Other popular origins with unique and exotic baby names are below. Click on the origin for baby name ideas:

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