Some women dream of having a baby (or having another baby), while their hubby just will not budge. Maybe he doesn’t want a baby due to not wanting to have to do the diaper gig again, or perhaps it's because he wants to wait until the older kids are in grade school.
No matter what you try to do, it can be hard to get dad to budge. We have compiled a list of 25 baby names that are so beautiful and so amazing that dad will want to try for a baby tonight!
Some of these names are rare while some are super common, but trust us, they are beautiful. You may have to send this list to him to his work email, or tag him on Facebook, but once he sees this he will give in.
With names this perfect, who could say no? Some guys are super picky when it comes to baby names, but we a name for just about anyone's taste! Some are long, some are short, some have nicknames and some do not. Some of the name meanings are too good to pass up such as beautiful, heavenly, and wisdom. Which of these baby names will win dad over?
According to Nameberry, the name Natalie means birthday of the lord. This name has a very feminine and girly feel to it. BabyCenter states that this name is of Latin origin and is #43 in popularity for 2018.
Some beautiful first and middle name ideas for Natalie are Natalie Nicole, Natalie Pearl, Natalie Olivia, Natalie June and Natalie Eloise.
We can picture your future Natalie to have a heart of gold and a smile that lights up a room. Not only will dad love this name, but grandma, auntie, and even your BFF will all say “aww”.
The name Elizabeth is a timeless name that we don’t believe will ever go away. Currently, according to BabyCenter, Elizabeth is #27 in popularity. Elizabeth can also be spelled Elisabeth if you are looking at alternative name spellings.
The name Elizabeth fits a little baby girl as she grows into a beautiful young woman. The name Elizabeth pairs well with many middle names such as Elizabeth Kate, Elizabeth Brooke, Elizabeth Rachel and Elizabeth Lucille.
According to BabyCenter, Elizabeth means my god is beautiful and consecrated to god. This is a name that dad will not be able to resist
Isabella is #4 in popularity according to BabyCenter and isn’t going away any time soon.
This is a timeless name that is elegant, sweet and downright beautiful. Isabella means devoted to god and comes along with super cute nicknames such as Iz, Izzy, and Bella.
When dad hears this name, he will fall in love. The name Isabella pairs well with middle names such as Isabella Nicole, Isabella Eve and Isabella Ruth. We love this name because it fits any little girl as she grows into a woman. We picture your future Isabella to be the little girl that all of the teachers love and that everyone wants to be friends with.
Ava, according to BabyCenter is #3 in popularity and has been in the top 10 baby names since the year 2005.
This is a name that will not be going away any time soon. BabyCenter states that this German name means a variation of Eve or bird. We believe the name Ava sounds great with any sibling name.
We can picture your future Ava being the little sister of an Olivia and Jack or the big sister to a future Amelia. Ava Janine, Ava Olivia, and Ava Violet are some great first and middle name options for this name. This is a name that will make dad want to try for another baby tonight!
The name Ivy, according to BabyCenter, is #88 in popularity and means ivy plant. If you and dad like names that are one syllable, short, and sweet, then this is the one.
It is also another beautiful nature-inspired name that we cannot get enough of. This is a name that rolls off the tongue and is super easy to pronounce.
If you are in the market for a name without a nickname, this is the one. Stuck on a middle name option for this name? We think that Ivy Elise, Ivy Leigh, and Ivy Mae are some adorable options! This name is downright gorgeous.
The Hebrew name Hannah simply means favor or grace of God, according to BabyCenter. This name is #35 in popularity for 2018 so far. Hannah can also be spelled Hana or Hanna if you are looking for alternative name spellings.
Hannah Kate, Hannah Jane, Hannah Grace and Hannah Paige are first and middle name ideas that dad will adore. We love the name Hannah because it is super sweet and beautiful. We can picture a future Hannah to be successful in school and be a well-behaved child who adores her parents! Trust us, when dad hears this name, he will be over the moon.
If you are looking for a super rare name, Jacelyn may be a great fit. According to BabyCenter, Jacelyn is #2,243 in popularity for the year 2018. According to NameBerry, this name doe not have a meaning as it is a modern invented name.
We can picture your future Jacelyn to be a great learner and a super outgoing person. If you don’t mind nicknames, Jacelyn is likely to get shortened to Jace by her peers. Jacelyn Camryn, Jacelyn Brooke, Jacelyn Amanda and Jacelyn Sky are perfect first and middle name options for this name. Jacelyn is a name that is super sweet and elegant.
We love the name Lilly because it is easy to pronounce and rolls off of the tongue perfectly. Lilly (also spelled Lily) means Lily, according to BabyCenter. This name is #123 in popularity for 2018 and is a name that is nature inspired and super cute.
This is a name that dad will not be able to resist. He will be able to picture himself coaching his future Lilly’s softball team and taking her on vacations.
Lilly may be short and sweet but it packs a punch when it comes to sweetness. Lilly Brianne, Lilly Scarlett, Lilly Caroline and Lilly Evelyn are some potential name combinations for this name.
The name Amelia means striving and industrious, according to BabyCenter. Amelia is very popular right now, according to BabyCenter, at #6 in popularity. This name is climbing in popularity as the years go on.
This is a name that everyone will love. Amelia can also be spelled Emilia if you want an alternative name spelling. Amelia is a great name if you don’t like nicknames and you like names that are easy to pronounce.
Amelia Kay, Amelia Piper, and Amelia Renee are first and middle name combinations that mom and dad will both obsess over. This name is super girly and sweet, who could resist!
According to BabyCenter, the name Olivia is #2 in popularity, and for very good reasons! This name means olive tree, according to NameBerry, and is a super girly and sweet name.
Many people shorten the name Olivia into nicknames such as Livie or Liv, which are equally as adorable. This name is gorgeous, and we know that dad will swoon when he hears this. Olivia Brooke, Olivia Nicole, Olivia Rose, Olivia Isabel and Olivia Quinn are some super sweet first and middle name options. If you don’t mind overused names, this is a name you will not regret picking!
The name Morgan is #198 in popularity according to BabyCenter. If dad is looking for a name that is not overly used, this is a great option. Morgan means sea-born, and is a name of Welsh origin.
Morgan Paige, Morgan Genevieve, and Morgan Kendall are a few of the many adorable name combinations for this name. Morgan is a name that pairs well with any sibling name such as Olivia, Sophia, Claire, and even Kinsley!
Morgan is a name that is easy to pronounce and spell. Dad will love this name and will not be able to turn it down when he hears it and pictures his life with his future Morgan.
According to NameBerry, Addison means a son of Adam. We love the name Addison because we think it fits a spunky little girl and grows well into a successful and free-spirited adult. Addison is #37 in popularity for 2018 according to BabyCenter.
If you love nicknames, Addison will probably be shortened down to Addie by her peers at some point. We think this name fits well with a variety of middle names such as Addison Reese, Addison May, Addison Claire, Addison Noelle, and Addison Nicole!
Addison is a name that we think dad will gush over. There is something about this name that we cannot resist
The name Autumn is one that dad will be so excited over. According to BabyCenter, Autumn means autumn and is #90 in popularity for 2018. The name Autumn is a great name if you love nature-inspired names.
We can picture an Autumn loving to read and loving to help out mom in the kitchen. Autumn Faith, Autumn Olivia, Autumn Janine and Autumn Elise are some great first and middle name combinations for this name.
No matter what season is your favorite, the name Autumn is our favorite of the bunch. This name is one that your daughter will thank you for in the future.
According to BabyCenter Emma is currently the #1 girls name for the year 2018. Obviously, this name is overly popular, but we totally understand why.
If you don’t mind trendy names, this name is perfect. According to NameBerry, Emma means universal. Emma is easy to pronounce and rolls off the tongue easily.
We love the name Emma because it is super fitting for an adorable toddler, a fun-loving teenager, and a successful adult! Emma Joy, Emma Kate, Emma Caroline and Emma Faith are some super adorable first and middle name options. The name Emma fits any last name and is a name that fits any little baby girl to be.
The name Celesta may be rare, but it makes up for it in beauty. The name Celesta, according to BabyCenter is#8,374 in popularity.
You probably won’t have many kids in your future Celesta’s school who share the same name as her, which for many is something that is important in picking a name. According to SheKnows, Celesta means heavenly.
Celesta Alice, Celesta Eva, Celesta Naomi, and Celesta Jane are beautiful first and middle name options for this name. We think this unique name is girly and will fit any little girl perfectly. This is a name that will win over any dad!
BabyCenter states that Ella means light and can also mean beautiful fairy woman. Ella is #12 in popularity for 2018 so far, so if you are okay with common names, this one is a great choice.
This beautiful name can be given the nicknames Ellie or El, which are super cute as well! This name is super fun, girly and sweet.
Dad will hear this name and immediately want to claim this for his future baby girl. Ella Teagen, Ella Georgia, Ella Matilda and Ella Kate are some gorgeous first and middle name options. We love Ella because it is short, sweet, beautiful, easy to pronounce and easy to spell.
The name Elyse is a name that we adore! The name Elyse, according to BabyCenter, means consecrated to god and is a form of Elizabeth. Elise is #183 in popularity which makes it less common if that is something you go prefer.
Elyse can also be spelled Alise, Elise or even Alyse, whatever your preference is. Dad will be able to picture himself dancing with his future Elyse at the daddy-daughter dance or reading bedtime stories with.
We know this is a name that will win dad over in a heartbeat. Elyse Amelia, Elyse Carolyn, Elyse Madison and Elyse Faye are gorgeous middle name options.
According to BabyCenter, the name Rose is #114 in popularity and simply means rose bush. You can probably expect your future Rose to be nicknamed Rosie, which is super adorable as well! If you and dad are into names that are short and sweet, this is a great option.
We love nature-inspired names, and this one is perfect. Some beautiful first and middle name combinations for this name are Rose Alyse, Rose Elizabeth, Rose Marie, and Rose Emmeline. Once dad hears this name, his heart will melt. He will picture himself cuddling his future baby Rose and will not be able to resist trying for another baby!
The name Claire is #63 in popularity according to BabyCenter. This name means clear, bright, and this one syllable name is one that we don’t understand how anyone can resist.
Claire Elise, Claire Nicole, Claire Corrine, and Claire Morgan are some perfect first and middle name options. We can picture your future Claire to be a compassionate, kind and hardworking person who will be the biggest sweetheart.
Claire is a timeless name that never seems to go away, and we understand why. Dad will hear this name and want to tell everyone! Claire is a name that pairs well with any sibling name such as Sophia or Daxton.
According to BabyCenter, Layla can mean wine, night, dark beauty, or intoxication. Sitting at #19 in popularity, we adore this name! Layla Jane, Layla Francesca, Layla Willow and Layla Tayler are first and middle name combinations that dad will not be able to pass up.
We love the name Layla because it is girly, whimsical, and oh-so-sweet! You can also spell Layla, Laila if you are looking for alternative name spellings.
The name Layla would sound adorable paired up with any sibling name. We can picture your future Layla being a little sister to an Oliver or a big sister to a future Emma!
According to BabyCenter, the name Madelyn is #81 in popularity and means high tower. Madelyn can also be spelled Madeline, Madilyn, and Maddelyn. We love this name because we love the nickname Maddie for this super cute name.
We can picture a future Madelyn to fit right in with a variety of sibling names such as Ryker, Ava, Aiden, and Lilly. The name Madelyn is one that any father would be proud to brag about having as his daughter.
The name Madelyn can pair with many middle names such as Madelyn Karissa, Madelyn River, Madelyn Isabella and Madelyn Rebecca.
The baby name Olive will not only steal the heart of dad but everyone else in the family! The name Olive, according to BabyCenter, is of Latin origin and means an olive, or a form of Oliver.
The name Olive gives off hipster vibes and is perfect if you love names inspired by nature. Olive is #243 in popularity, which makes this name not overly used if you are in the market for a less common name.
Olive Mae, Olive Jean, Olive Renee and Olive Lynn are some potential first and middle name combinations for this gorgeous name. Trust us, everyone will love this name
The name Grace is short, sweet and irresistible. According to BabyCenter, the name Grace is #29 in popularity for the year 2018. We adore this name because it is a soft, feminine and fits well with a variety of middle and last names.
We can picture your future Grace to have a first and middle such as Grace Willow or Grace Ivy. According to SheKnows, Grace means grace.
Another one of the many reasons why we love this name is because we love the oh-so-adorable nickname, Gracie! We can picture your future Grace being the biggest daddy’s girl.
According to BabyCenter, the name Sophia is #5 in popularity for 2018. If you don’t mind an overly popular name that still is super adorable- this is a winner!
Sophia simply means wisdom and we can foresee your future Sophia to not only be wise but to be down to earth, helpful, empathetic, and successful.
You can also spell Sophia, Sofia. If you love names that have nicknames, you can expect your future Sophia to be called Sophie and Soph. Sophia Grace, Sophia Ruby, Sophia Catherine and Sophia Kinsley are first and middle name ideas for this beautiful name. Dad will adore this name!
The name Annabella simply means beautiful, according to BabyCenter. Your beautiful Annabella will be the biggest sweetheart who loves her family and is a great friend. We love this name because it comes with super adorable nicknames such as Ann, Annie, Bella, or Bell!
Annabella is #535 in popularity for 2018 which means this name is not overly used. Annabella Madelyn, Annabella Hope, Annabella Ruby and Anabella Brynn are a few of the gorgeous first and middle name ideas for this name. Annabella is a name that will make Dad super excited to expand the family!
References: Babycenter, She Knows, and Nameberry.