Long Names You’ll Fall in Love With

There's just something fascinating about long first names. They convey a certain elegance and dignity, plus, they often provide their bearers with multiple options for shortened nicknames. For example, Katherine can choose to be called by her full name, or go with Kate, Katie, Kathy or Kat, among other variations. With a long name, you're guaranteed to find just the right nickname to suit your baby's unique personality.

If you've got your sights set on long baby names, have a look at our selection below. By clicking on any of the names, you can learn more about its origins and legacy.

For more inspiration, you can always consult our comprehensive lists of unique baby names for girls and boys. We're confident you'll find some ideas for original and long baby names here, too*.

Long Names for Baby Boys

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Boy names

  • Alexander
  • Benjamin
  • Brantley
  • Christian
  • Christopher
  • Giovanni
  • Harrison
  • Jeremiah
  • Jonathan
  • Leonardo
  • Nathaniel
  • Nicholas
  • Santiago
  • Sebastian
  • Theodore
  • Alexander
  • Benjamin
  • Brantley
  • Christian
  • Christopher
  • Giovanni
  • Harrison
  • Jeremiah
  • Jonathan
  • Leonardo
  • Nathaniel
  • Nicholas
  • Santiago
  • Sebastian
  • Theodore

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Long Names for Baby Girls

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Girl names

  • Brooklyn
  • Caroline
  • Charlotte
  • Elizabeth
  • Gabriella
  • Isabella
  • Katherine
  • Mackenzie
  • Madeline
  • Penelope
  • Samantha
  • Savannah
  • Scarlett
  • Serenity
  • Victoria
  • Brooklyn
  • Caroline
  • Charlotte
  • Elizabeth
  • Gabriella
  • Isabella
  • Katherine
  • Mackenzie
  • Madeline
  • Penelope
  • Samantha
  • Savannah
  • Scarlett
  • Serenity
  • Victoria

Still undecided about any of these long names for boys or girls? We have a variety of other resources to help you in your search. Try our Baby Name Generator, where you can have some fun by mixing and matching different search options to find name inspiration. Want to search for long girl names of French origin and inspired by nature? We've got you covered.

And, if you're open to some outside opinions as you decide on a name, you may consider hosting a baby naming party to get inspiration from family and friends. Use our tips to guide you through the process of planning and hosting this fun (and useful!) social gathering.

*The names in this article were obtained from the US Social Security Administration website.