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 some international baby names for your son or daughter?

You may find a name that honours your own family’s culture and heritage, or maybe you’d like some more inspiration to get started. Read through our lists of some of the most popular names given to babies in several countries around the world.

For example, in France, over the past few years, names like Sophie, Sylvie and Yvette were popular for girls while Sylvain, Vincent and Xavier were popular for boys. While in the United States Emma, Olivia and Sophia were among the most popular girls names; and Noah, Liam and Mason 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
Dmitry
Maxim
Cyril
Artyom
Andrey
Mikhail
Egor
Daniil
Ivan
Russia Map

Have you found a favourite baby name from among these lists of top international baby names?

If you haven’t picked a name yet and time is ticking, why not organise 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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