International Baby Names

International Baby Names

One of the most exciting things when expecting a baby is the chance to pick his or her name. Why not think outside the box and consider international baby names for your son or daughter?

You may find a name that honors your own family’s culture and heritage. Or maybe you’d like some inspiration to get started. Consider our list of some of the most popular names given to babies in several countries around the world.

For example, over the past few years, names like Sophie, Sylvie and Yvette were popular for girls while Thomas, Vincent and Xavier were popular for boys in France. While in the United Kingdom Ella, Emily and Isla were among the most popular for girls and Oliver, Jacob and Jack were the most popular for boys.

Here are some more of the top international boy and girl names to inspire you and help you choose just the right one for your new baby.

France Map

France

Girl names

Sophie
Stéphanie
Suzanne
Sylvie
Thérèse
Valérie
Véronique
Virginie
Yvette
Yvonne

Boy names

Stephane
Sylvain
Théo
Thiérry
Thomas
Valentín
Vincent
Xavier
Yannick
Yves
Turkey Map

Turkey

Girl names

Azra
Defne
Ecrin
Elif
Eylül
Hiranur
Miray
Nehir
Zehra
Zeynep

Boy names

Ahmet
Ayaz
Berat
Eymen
Hamza
Mehmet
Miraç
Muhammed
Mustafa
Ömer
Yunus Emre
Yusuf

Russia

Boy names

Alexander
Andrey
Artyom
Cyril
Daniil
Dmitry
Egor
Ivan
Maxim
Mikhail
Russia Map

Do you have a favorite baby name from these lists of top international baby names?

If you haven’t picked a name yet and time is ticking, why not organize a baby naming party with family and friends to get inspired? It's a great way to bring loved ones together for brainstorming fun.

If you still need ideas, check out our Baby Name Generator for inspiration. You can search by gender, popularity, meanings, and more.

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