There’s nothing worse than finding the perfect name, then realizing you still need to pick a middle name that flows with it. Have no fear, middle names can be more forgiving than first names, so you can choose something unique that wouldn’t normally fly as a first name. Whether your looking to get away with something quirky or are set on a family classic, we’ve put together some great name combinations to get you started.

 

Girls

 

ADELINE WEST

ADELINE: French, “noble”
WEST Word name

French
Meaning of the name Bellamy: “Beautiful friend”

 

ALLEGRA SOLEIL

ALLEGRA Italian, “merry”
SOLEIL  French, “sun”

 

ALORA ELLIOT

ALORA Hebrew, “Lord is my light”
ELLIOT  English from Hebrew, “Yahweh is God”

 

AMELIA PEARL

AMELIA German, “industrious”
PEARL Gemstone 

 

ANASTASIA FAYE

ANASTASIA Russian, “resurrection”
FAYE English, “fairy “

 

ARDEN NOELLE

ARDEN English, “eagle valley”
NOELLE French, “Christmas” 

 

AURELIA LILAC

AURELIA Latin, “golden”
LILAC English from Persian, flower name

 

AURORA BELLE

AURORA Latin, “dawn”
BELLE French, “beautiful”

 

AUTUMN ROSE

AUTUMN Season name
ROSE Flower name 

 

AVA GREY

AVA Latin, “bird”
GREY Color name 

 

CALLA HARLOW

CALLA Greek, “beauty”
HARLOW English, “hare’s meadow”

 

CAMBRIA MADDYN

CAMBRIA Place name
MADDYN Irish, “little dog”

 

CAMILLA SAGE

CAMILLA Latin, “beloved”
SAGE Latin, “wisdom”

 

CASSIA PRIMROSE

CASSIA Greek, “cinnamon”
PRIMROSE Floral name

 

CORDELIA JEAN

CORDELIA Celtic, “jewel of the sea”
JEAN English from French, “God is gracious”

 

DAHLIA WREN

DAHLIA Scandinavian flower name
WREN English, “Songbird” or “ruler” 

 

DAISY FLORENCE

DAISY Flower name
FLORENCE Latin, “blossom”

 

DALISE SAREN

DALISE Invented name
SAREN Unknown meaning 

 

DELLA FAYE

DELLA German, diminutive of Adela meaning “noble”
FAYE English, “fairy”

 

EDEN SOLEIL

EDEN Hebrew, “delight”
SOLEIL French, “sun”

 

EVALINE HARPER

EVALINE Variation of the name Evelyn meaning “wished for”.
HARPER English, “harp player”

 

EVELYN SNOW

EVELYN English from French “wished for”
SNOW Word name

 

FIONA QUINN

FIONA Irish and Scottish, “fair”
QUINN Irish, “descendant of Conn” 

 

FLEUR AMELIE

FLEUR French, “flower”
AMELIE French, “industrious”

 

GEMMA SNOW

GEMMA Italian, “gemstone”
SNOW Word name

 

GRAELYN MAEVE

GRAELYN Combination of Grey + Lynn
MAEVE Irish, “intoxicating”

 

HENSLIE TATE

HENSLIE Invented name
TATE Norse, “cheerful”

 

HOLLYN SOPHIA

HOLLYN Spelling variation of Holland
SOPHIA Greek, “wisdom”

 

IMOGEN ISLA

IMOGEN Celtic, “maiden”
ISLA Spanish, “island”

 

INDIA ROSE

INDIA Place name
ROSE Flower name 

 

JUNIPER ALASKA

JUNIPER Tree name
ALASKA Native American, “the mainland”

 

KENDALL SHAE

KENDAL English,royal valley”
SHAE Irish, spelling variation of Shea meaning, “dauntless one”

 

KESLEIGH MORGAN

KESLEIGH Invented name
MORGAN Welsh, “sea”

 

KIRA STELLA

KIRA Russian, “throne”
STELLA Latin, ‘star”

 

LAYLA AUDEN

LAYLA Arabic, “night”
AUDEN English, “old friend”

 

LIVIENNE BEATRIX

LIVIENNE Invented name
BEATRIX Latin, “bringer of joy”

 

LUCIA BELLE

LUCIA Italian and Spanish, “light”
BELLE French, “beautiful”

 

MARGOT VIOLET

MARGOT French, “pearl”
VIOLET Latin, “purple”

 

ODESSA LILY

ODESSA Russian place name
LILY English, flower name 

 

OLIVIA PRESLEE

OLIVIA Latin, “olive tree”
PRESLEE English, “priest’s meadow” spelling variation of Presley

 

OPHELIA SABINE

OPHELIA Greek, “help”
SABINE French and German form of Sabina

 

PHOEBE CAROLINE

PHOEBE Greek, “bright”
CAROLINE French, “freeman”

 

REVERIE JADE

REVERIE Word name
JADE Spanish, “stone of the side”

 

SAREN MACKENZIE

SAREN Unknown meaning
MACKENZIE Scottish, “son of Kenneth”

 

SAVANNAH LIBBY

SAVANNAH Spanish, “tropical grassland”
LIBBY English, “pledged to God”

 

SIENNA RUBY

SIENNA Italian place name & color name
RUBY Latin, “red gemstone” 

 

TALLULAH JANE

TALLULAH Native American, “running water”
JANE English, “God is gracious” 

 

TINLEY HARPER

TINLEY Invented name
HARPER English, “harp player” 

 

WILLA JAMES

WILLA German, “resolute protector”
JAMES English, “supplanter” 

 

ZELDA JADE

ZELDA German, “grey battle”
JADE Spanish, “stone of the side”

 

 

Boys

 

ARDEN FOX

ARDEN English, “eagle valley”
FOX Animal name

 

AUGUST LEO

AUGUST Latin, “majestic”
LEO Latin, “lion” 

 

AUSTIN BRADLEY

AUSTIN English, “magnificent”
BRADLEY English, “broad wood” 

 

BODHI ATLAS

BODHI Sanskrit, “awakened”
ATLAS Greek, “Titan”

 

CRISPIN GROVER

CRISPIN Latin, “curly-haired”
GROVER English, “grove dweller”

 

DAMARI GREY

DAMARI Invented name
GREY Color name 

 

DASH KENNEDY

DASH Unknown meaning
KENNEDY Irish, “helmet head” 

 

DENVER MADDOX

DENVER English, “green valley”
MADDOX Welsh, “son of Madoc”

 

DORIAN OLIVER

DORIAN Greek ancient tribe name
OLIVER Latin, “olive tree”

 

EMERSON COVE

EMERSON German, “son of Emery”
COVE Word name 

 

EMMETT WESLEY

EMMETT English from German, “universal”
WESLEY English, “western clearing” 

 

EVERETT GRAHAM

EVERETT English from German, “brave as a boar”
GRAHAM Scottish, “Grant’s homestead” 

 

FELIX REID

FELIX Latin, “lucky”
REID English, “red-haired”

 

FINN GRAYSON

FINN Irish, “fair”
GRAYSON English. “son of grey-haired one” 

 

GRAHAM ELLIOT

GRAHAM Scottish, “Grant’s homestead”
ELLIOT English from Hebrew, “Yahweh is God”

 

GRAYSON CONRAD

GRAYSON English, “son of grey-haired one”
CONRAD German, “honest adviser”

 

HEATH EVERETT

HEATH English, “heathland dweller”
EVERETT English from German, “brave as a boar”

 

JAMES PRESLEY

JAMES English from Hebrew, “supplanter”
PRESLEY English, “Priest’s meadow” 

 

JASPER LEVI

JASPER Persian, “treasure”
LEVI Hebrew, “joined” 

 

JAXTON PIERCE

JAXTON Invented name
PIERCE English, “son of Piers”

 

KNOX MANNING

KNOX Scottish, “small hill”
MANNING Norse, “brave”

 

LIAM HENDRIX

LIAM Irish short form of William
HENDRIX Dutch and German “rules the home”

 

LINCOLN ASHER

LINCOLN English, “town by the lake”
ASHER Hebrew, “happy” 

 

MAGNUS REID

MAGNUS Latin, “greatest”
REID English, “red-haired”

 

MAVERICK SABER

MAVERICK American, “independent”
SABER Word name

 

MAYSON PARKER

MAYSON English, “stoneworker”
PARKER English, “park keeper” 

 

MILO WESTON

MILO German, “soldier”
WESTON Western settlement 

 

NOAH RYLAND

NOAH Hebrew, “wandering”
RYLAND English, “island meadow” 

 

OLIVER HUDSON

OLIVER Latin, “olive tree”
HUDSON English, “Hugh’s son” 

 

OSCAR RILEY

OSCAR English, “divine spear”
RILEY Irish, “courageous”

 

PAXTON JAMES

PAXTON English, “peace town”
JAMES English from Hebrew, “supplanter” 

 

PHOENIX ALEXANDER

PHOENIX Greek mythical bird
ALEXANDER Greek, “defender of men”

 

PRESTON ELI

PRESTON English, “Priest’s town”
ELI Hebrew, “Ascended” 

 

QUINCY JUDE

QUINCY French, “estate of the fifth son”
JUDE Latin, “praise” 

 

RENLY QUINN

RENLY Invented name
QUINN Irish, “descendant of Conn” 

 

RHYS OLIVER

RHYS Welsh, “fiery”
OLIVER Latin, “olive tree”

 

RORY SUTTON

RORY Irish, “red king”
SUTTON English, “south town” 

 

RYLAND CARTER

RYLAND English, “island meadow”
CARTER English, “transport goods by cart” 

 

SILAS NIXON

SILAS English from Latin, “of the forest”
NIXON English, “son of Nicholas” 

 

TARQUIN FELIX

TARQUIN Roman clan name
FELIX Latin, “lucky” 

 

TAYLEN KENDRICK

TAYLEN Invented name
KENDRICK English and Scottish, “greatest champion” 

 

THEODORE WYATT

THEODORE Greek, “gift of God”
WYATT English, “strong in war” 

 

XANDER GREY

XANDER Greek, “defender of men”
GREY Color name

 

 

Gender Neutral

 

ARLO ELLIOT

ARLO Spanish, “Barberry tree” or “army”
ELLIOT English from Hebrew, “Yahweh is God” 

 

AUDEN ELLIOT

AUDEN English, “old friend”
ELLIOT English from Hebrew, “Yahweh is God” 

 

AVERY TATE

AVERY  English, “elf ruler”
TATE English from Norse, “cheerful”

 

BELLAMY JORDAN

BELLAMY French, “beautiful friend”
JORDAN Hebrew, “flows down” 

 

BLAKELY EMERSON

BLAKELY English, “from the light and dark wood meadow”
EMERSON German, “son of Emery” 

 

CAYDEN TYLER

CAYDEN Invented name
TYLER English from French, “maker of tiles” 

 

CAMDEN HUNTER

CAMDEN Scottish, “unwinding valley”
HUNTER Word name 

 

CASSIDY LENNOX

CASSIDY Irish “curly-haired”
LENNOX Scottish, “lives near elm trees” 

 

DARBY SUTTON

DARBY Irish, “free from envy”
SUTTON English, “south town”

 

DYLAN AUSTIN

DYLAN Welsh, “of the sea”
AUSTIN English, “magnificent” 

 

EDEN HADLEY

EDEN Hebrew, “delight”
HADLEY English, “heather meadow”

 

ELLIOT GREY

ELLIOT English from Hebrew, “Yahweh is God”
GREY Color name

 

EMERSON PHOENIX

EMERSON German, “son of Emery”
PHOENIX Greek mythical bird 

 

HARLOW FINLEY

HARLOW English, “hare’s meadow”
FINLEY Irish and Scottish, “fair hero” 

 

HAYDEN RILEY

HAYDEN English, “fire”
RILEY Irish, “courageous” 

 

HUNTER ORION

HUNTER Word name
ORION Greek mythology name 

 

LINDEN BLAIR

LINDEN Tree name
BLAIR Scottish, “battlefield”

 

LOGAN REESE

LOGAN Scottish, “hollow”
REESE Welsh, “fiery”

 

LUCA RILEY

LUCA Italian from Latin, “light”
RILEY Irish, “courageous”

 

PRESLEY TATUM

PRESLEY English, “Priest’s meadow”
TATUM English, “bringer of joy” 

 

SIMONE BRAYLIN

SIMONE Italian variation of Simon, meaning  “one who hears”.
BRAYLIN Invented name

 

SKYLAR LENNOX

SKYLAR Variation of Dutch Schuyler, meaning “scholar”.
LENNOX Scottish, “lives near elm trees” 

 

TEEGAN REMY

TEEGAN Irish variation of Teagan meaning “little poet”
REMY French, “oarsman” 

 

WHITNEY SLOANE

WHITNEY English, “white island”
SLOANE Irish, “fighter”