Baby Names: German Name Ideas For Boys And Girls

A list of Germanic boy's and girl's moniker to consider for a baby's names.

Everyone wants to choose the perfect name for their child.Some want them to have a modern feel, and some want a more traditional name.Some people even search for months for the perfect combination of the both.

Many people turn to a foreign language to find a name that reflects their heritage, or to find a name that stands out.One great example of a language people like is German.When many people think of German names, they think of names like Adolph, and Brunhilde, but if you look a little harder you'll see there are many more great names to choose from. If you're looking for a classic name to reflect your heritage, or a trendy or unique name to set your offspring apart from the crowd, you're sure to find some great choices among the German language.

Boys:

It's so hard sometimes to find a perfect boy's name, especially if you want one that is unique; here are some masculine German names that seem perfect for today.

Adler- eagle.Great nature-y and masculine name.

Bailey- able.Short meaning, but the name sounds handsome and unique.

Baldwin- bold friend. Seems fancy, manly, and handsome.

Burke- birch tree.A great boyish, outdoorsy name.

Chay & Clay- man, or mortal.Simple meaning, modern sounding names.

Conrad- brave councilor.A classic manly name, conveys power.

Dieter- people's ruler.Unique, powerful meaning.

Dixon- Richard's son.Would be great for a son of a Richard!Sounds modern and unique.

Elden & Eldon- of old age.Not a great meaning, but both very nice, masculine sounding names.



Fremont- guardian of freedom.Very unique and patriotic.

Hasting- swift one.You could choose it for its meaning and hope for a quick-footed child, but it also sounds intelligent and powerful.

Johann- God's gracious gift.Beautiful and classical name.

Keifer- barrel maker.Not a great meaning, but a handsome name.

Leonard, Leo, & Leon- bold lion.Conveys strength, intelligence, and importance.

Yale- one who produces.A unique name, sounds important and business oriented.

Girls:

With so many beautiful girls' names out there, the German names hardly seem to be around.Some people think many of them sound too masculine, but here are a few that are very feminine, and still roll nicely off the American tongue.

Adelina- noble one.Beautiful name, slightly unusual.

Agneta- pure.Sounds like a sweet version of Agnes.

Ava- a bird.Not much of a meaning, but a simple, and sweet name.

Galiana- supreme one.A little unusual, sounds very feminine.

Giselle- a pledge.Brings to mind thoughts of gracefullness and beauty.

Heidi- noble, kind.Classical, sweet name.

Leyna- little angel.Sweet meaning, cute name.

Lorelei- from the Rhine River.Beautiful, starting to gain popularity, so it's not so unusual anymore.

Morgen- morning.The E makes it looks more feminine, kind of a trendy name.

Nixie- a water sprite.Cute, short name.Has a modern, trendy feel.

Odelia- praise God.Very beautiful name sounds very feminine and graceful.

Richelle- brave one.Sounds a bit like Rachel, but with a bit of uniqueness.

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