Now that the holiday season is over, it doesn’t take long for the stores and TV commercials to rotate around to Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day is on February 14th of every year and it is the time to celebrate the love in our life. It is mostly related to romantic love, but it can be a day to celebrate any type of love in our lives.
When a person becomes a parent, there is no greater love in their life than their child. Whether the baby be dressed in blue or pink, that is the new love of their life. If mom and dad have a baby on the way and it is due in February, they may want to be inspired by this loving holiday.
Naming a baby can be a hard thing to do, so it is easy to see why parents may want to look for inspiration anywhere they can find it. Well, we have the list for all the lovers at heart. We have compiled 30 names that are perfect for the little valentines in everyone’s life. They range from common to unique.
We are going to start with 15 names for the little love bundles in pink before moving on to the little love bundles in blue. Whichever bundle mom is expecting, there is a name for her on this list.
Amanda is probably one of the most common and recognized names out there, but that is not always a bad thing. Amanda is a name that has Latin roots and it means “she must be loved.” Perfect for the new little ones, because they are absolutely loved.
According to Nameberry.com, this name was ranked in at #334 when it comes to popularity in 2017. This may mean that this name is not as popular anymore as people may think it is. It did rise another 6% this week again, so it may be back on its way in.
Amy is another name that seems normal, but it may be the perfect name for your family. The name is of French origin, giving it an exotic feel to it immediately. The name means “beloved.” In 2017, the name was ranked in at #174 when it comes to popularity.
The name rose 8% this week alone so it is showing that even though it seems to be further down on the popularity list, it is giving everyone a run for their money.
We have come to our first name that is a bit more unique and not heard as often. It is perfect for parents who want their little one to stand out in a crowd. The name Seraphina is of Hebrew origin and it means “ardent; fiery.”
There is definitely something fiery about Valentine’s Day. The name was not ranked when it comes to popularity in 2017, meaning that it did not show up in the top 1000 of baby names. It did rise 3% this week alone though.
Valentine is definitely a name that will make everyone immediately think about this day of love. If you want it to stand out that you named your baby after this day, then this is the name to go with. The name is of Latin origin and it is the feminine version of the name Valentine.
The name means “strength, health.” In 2017, this name was ranked in at #94 when it comes to popularity, so it did make the top 100. However, it has dropped 28% this week.
The name Amara is a name that has a sure exotic and romantic sound to it, so it fits on this list perfectly. The name is pronounced a-MAH-ra, which may be the only downfall of choosing this unique name. The name is of Igbo and Latin origin and it means “grace.”
In 2017, the name was ranked at #208 when it comes to popularity. The name is just popular enough that it won’t be seen as weird or odd. The name did drop 1% this week as well, so it is not going anywhere.
The name Mila is very popular right now, and that could be thanks partly to Hollywood star Mila Kunis. The name is pronounced MEE-la and it has a very European sound to it. That will make sense once we learn that this name is actually a diminutive of several European names.
In 2017, the name was ranked in at #30 when it comes to popularity and it rose another 7% this week alone. This name may be in the top 10 very soon.
If you love the name Philip but have found out you are having a baby girl, then this may be the name for you. The name Philippa is the feminine form of the name Philip and it has an exotic and unique sound to it.
The name is of Greek origin and it means “lover of horses.” The name was not ranked when it comes to popularity, so your little one is bound to be the only one in the classroom carrying this name.
The name Esme has lost some of its steam now that the Twilight craze has calmed down, but it is still a beautiful name. The name is of French and Persian origin and it means “esteemed, beloved; emerald.” It is also pronounced EZ-may.
In 2017, the name was ranked in at #585 when it comes to popularity, so it falls somewhere in the middle. The name did rise 16% this week alone. It is a perfect name for anyone who is looking for a name that is exotic and romantic sounding.
The name Love is truly unique and special, and it is one of the names on our list that is considered unisex, so it works for both genders. The name has no place of origin or meaning because it is simply listed as a word name.
The name is also not ranked when it comes to popularity, and it dropped another 57% this week alone so it is not going to show up anytime soon. It is definitely a name that will turn heads and start some conversations.
The singer Cher definitely believed in love as per her well-known song, but her name is also a great love-inspired name. The name is of French origin and it means “beloved.” The name was not ranked when it comes to popularity.
It also dropped another 16% this week alone. This name is bound to make your little one stands out in a crowd and may give them super star status just by bearing the name. Cher is also the name of the leading lady in the popular show Clueless.
Milena is a name that just rolls right off your tongue and sounds incredibly graceful and feminine. The name is of Czech origin, which is unique as we rarely come across names from this country. The name means “love, warmth, grace.”
In 2017, the name was ranked in at #832 when it comes to popularity, so it is definitely one-of-a-kind. The name did rise 40% this week alone so it may be on its way to the top of the charts very soon.
This name has love hidden right in the middle of it. Amore is the French word for love. When you add -ette on the end, it become a beautiful name for a little lady. The name has no place of origin or meaning, but it is listed as a literary name.
The name was also not ranked when it comes to popularity, but it did slightly rise 3% this week alone. It may take a while for this name to climb up the charts.
When we think of romance, we think of a lot of things. One of the things that comes to mind is Romero and Juliet, the well-known Shakespeare play of two star-crossed lovers. Juliet would be a name that would remind us all of love.
The name is of English and French origin and it means “youthful.” In 2017, the name was ranked in at #226 when it comes to popularity. It did see a slight decline this week of 6%. Now is the time to grab this name if you want it.
Shaida is a sweet name that would be perfect for anyone, especially your little one. The name does not have a place of origin, but it does mean “madly in love.” I doubt we could find a parent who was not madly in love when they met their little baby for the first time.
The name is also not ranked when it comes to popularity, so it is bound to stand out. No parent wants to yell for their child on the playground and have a bunch of little kids run towards them.
We have made it to our last name for our little pink loves and it is a good one. The name Kalila is feminine and exotic and it just rolls off your tongue. The name is of Arabic origin and it means “beloved.”
The name is not ranked when it comes to popularity and it dropped another 14% further down on the list this week alone. It is bound to be a name that will charm anyone and bring a smile to their face when they hear it.
We are now on to the names for all the little men in our life and David has always been ranked as a classic name that is well-loved. The name is of Hebrew origin and it means “beloved.” The name has strong roots in the Bible as well.
Even though this name may be considered ‘old-fashioned’ it is still ranked quite high on the popularity charts. In 2017, the name came in at #23. It is experiencing a slight drop right now, but that should not last for long.
Conor is another name that is perfect for a little boy and a full-grown man, something every parent is looking for. The name is of Irish origin and it means “lover of hounds.” Mom and dad may find themselves with a room full of puppies soon.
In 2017, the name was ranked in at #308 when it comes to popularity and it rose another 42% this week alone. It is a name that is not going anywhere anytime soon. It is a name that is unique enough, while still sounding normal.
The name Connelly may sound like more of a last name, but that is the trend right now. Taking names commonly used as surnames and giving them their own day in the sun. The name is of Irish origin and it means “love, friendship.” Two things we wish for our children.
The name is not ranked when it comes to popularity, so it is perfect for parents who don’t want their little boy to have to share names with any other child in the classroom or playground.
If we have Philippa on this list, then we need to include Philip as well. Philip is the male form of the female name. The origin of the name is Greek, and it also means “lover of horses.” The name also has a huge place in royalty, being a name that is chosen often.
In 2017, the name was ranked in at #425 when it comes to popularity, but it did fall another 8% this week alone so it may be on its way out of the top 1000.
Davis may be the perfect name for parents who think that the name David is too old-fashioned and ordinary. Parents who are looking for a similar name with a bit more flair to it. The name is also of Hebrew origin and means “beloved.”
This name was actually a surname that was derived from the name David. When it comes to popularity, the name is sitting in the middle of the pack. It ranked in at #492 in 2017 and it rose another 4% this week alone.
Jedidiah is not a name you hear too often, unless you live in the deep south of the USA. The name is not as hard to pronounce as it looks. It is pronounced Jed-id-EYE-ah. The name is of Hebrew origin and it means “beloved of the Lord.”
In 2017, this name ranked in at #689 when it comes to popularity. However, it did jump 29% this week alone so it may be on its way to the top ten. Jed is an adorable nickname if mom and dad choose to go with this name for their little one.
Milos is a name that is unique, and it needs a very special boy to carry it proudly. The only potential problem with this name that we see is that people may drop the ‘s’ at the end and call your son Milo. This could mean a lot of corrections are in your child’s future.
The name is of Slavic origin, it is a short form for the name Miloslav. It means “lover of glory.” The name is not ranked when it comes to popularity and it is dropping even further off of the list.
Amadeo is a name that sounds very powerful, so it may be the perfect choice for your little love cupid. The name is pronounced ah-may-DAY-oh. Pronunciation and the ability to spell the name can be a common problem with going with more unique sounding names.
The name is of Italian origin and it means “lover of God.” The name is not ranked when it comes to popularity, and it dropped another 30% this week. A popular European name may not have as much standing in the western world.
This is another name that will need a very special boy to carry it through. The name is pronounced THAD-ee-us. The name is of Aramaic origin and it is possible that this name was actually derived from the name Theodore.
The name means “gift of God.” In 2017, this name was ranked #666 when it comes to popularity and it rose another 3% this week alone. This name is well-loved because of how romantic it sounds when it is spoken. He may grow up to be a heart breaker.
We can not have Juliet on this list without including her lover Romeo. Romeo is a popular Italian name that is still being used all over the world. The name means “pilgrim to Rome.” The name is considered romantic because of its connection to the Shakespeare play.
The name is a bit higher than most would expect on the popularity chart. It is coming in at #358 in 2017 and it rose another 3% this week. If mom wants her little boy to grow up to be a romantic, then she should definitely choose this name for him.
Valentine says it all when it comes to using names that are inspired by the day of love. There is no name that would be clearer about what mom and dad’s intentions were. We already discussed that the feminine form of this name is Valentina.
The name is of Latin origin and it means “strength, health.” The name is not ranked when it comes to popularity making it a perfect choice for parents who want their child to be unique. It did rise 18% this week though, so be careful as it may be on its way for a comeback.
There are many ways to spell this name, but no matter which spelling you choose it will always mean the same thing. The name Darrell is of French origin, and it means “dear one, beloved.” The French are known for being romantics, so this may be the perfect choice.
In 2017, this name was ranked in at #892 when it comes to popularity, which seems pretty low. This week alone, the name rose 19% so it seems to be doing OK.
Aziz is definitely a name that sounds exotic and like it is from another land. That is probably because it is. The name is of Arabic and African origin and it means “powerful and beloved.” The name is not ranked when it comes to popularity.
Not only is the name not ranked, but it dropped 17% this week alone and this trend shows that they expect the name to keep dropping. There is no threat of this name becoming popular anytime soon.
This name is not to be confused with John Lennon, the famous Beatles singer and activist. Though he was a romantic at heart and really cared for people and the world. This name is of Irish origin and it means “sweetheart, lover.” We can see why this name is on this list.
The name is not ranked when it comes to popularity, which may seem surprising. However, this could be because it is spelled differently than we have come to know it thanks to the singer.
The name is of Latin origin and it means “loved.” The name is also not ranked when it comes to popularity though it did rise 8% this week alone. This may be the perfect name for any mom who has a little boy that is a charmer already.
References: Nameberry.com, mom365.com