5 Letter American Names

Here you can easily browse through 5 letter American names. Names are presented alphabetically so scroll through them freely. By clicking on the name, you will be presented with more information about the name, such as its meaning, celebrities named with that name and also the name's origin.

# Name Gender Meaning
1 Aaron Boy high mountain
2 Adams / Unisex The person who is made of earth
3 Agnes Girl chaste
4 Aimee Girl beloved
5 Alice Girl noble, exalted
6 Allan Boy precious
7 Allen Boy Allen is Little Rock
8 Alvin Boy elf or magical being, friend
9 Amber Girl the sky
10 Andre Boy Manly
11 Angel Boy messenger; messenger of God
12 Angie Girl messenger of God
13 Anita Girl Gracious, Merciful
14 Annie Girl He (God) has favored me
15 April Girl to open
16 Arias / Unisex The handsome one
17 Avery / Unisex Confirmation; they are an Elf ruler; a sage
18 Avila / Unisex A desired individual who is very great
19 Ayala / Unisex A doe or a gazelle
20 Ayers / Unisex Community name
21 Bacon / Unisex An old baker; one who cuts meet
22 Baily / Unisex A hard working steward person
23 Baird / Unisex One who is the son of Bard
24 Baker / Unisex One who keeps the communal kitchen
25 Banks / Unisex Edge of the River
26 Barry / Unisex -
27 Bates / Unisex Variant of Bartholomew
28 Bauer / Unisex -
29 Beach / Unisex Close to Beech Trees
30 Beard / Unisex One who has beard
31 Becky Girl -
32 Benny Boy son of the right hand or son of the south
33 Berry / Unisex -
34 Betsy Girl Worshipper of God
35 Betty Girl Oath of God
36 Billy Boy will helmet or protection
37 Black / Unisex Dark; Dark Skinned
38 Blair / Unisex Field Or Plain
39 Blake / Unisex Pale
40 Bliss / Unisex Perfect Joy
41 Bobbi Girl foreign woman
42 Bobby Boy bright fame
43 Boone / Unisex A good person who is blessed
44 Booth / Unisex He who lives in a hut
45 Bowen / Unisex son of "Owen"
46 Bower / Unisex -
47 Boyer / Unisex -
48 Boyle / Unisex -
49 Brady / Unisex Free spirited and broad minded person
50 Braun / Unisex -
51 Brent Boy hill, mount
52 Brett Boy from Britanny or Britain
53 Brian Boy hill
54 Brock / Unisex One whose face looks like a badger
55 Brown / Unisex Brown; Colour Name; Russet-complected
56 Bruce / Unisex One who comes from the French town Brix
57 Bryan / Unisex A courageous and virtuous man
58 Buddy Boy Friend
59 Burch / Unisex -
60 Burke / Unisex He came from the fortress
61 Burns / Unisex A plave that a person comes from, a home
62 Byers / Unisex -
63 Byron Boy at the byres or barn
64 Candy Girl sweet
65 Cantu / Unisex -
66 Carey / Unisex He lives in the fortress
67 Carla Girl free man
68 Carol Girl Joyful song
69 Casey / Unisex alert, watchful
70 Cathy Girl pure
71 Cecil Boy blind; sixth
72 Celia Girl heaven
73 Cesar Boy head of hair
74 Chang / Unisex An unhindered spirit
75 Chase / Unisex A fearless hunter
76 Cheng / Unisex An accomplished person
77 Cheri Girl dear or cherry fruit
78 Chris Boy Christ-Bearer
79 Chuck Boy to chuck
80 Chung / Unisex -
81 Cindy Girl -
82 Clara Girl bright, famous
83 Clark Boy cleric, clerk
84 Cliff Boy cliff-side slope
85 Cline / Unisex -
86 Clint Boy fenced settlement
87 Clyde Boy -
88 Cohen / Unisex One who performs sacred rituals; a priest
89 Colin Boy young creature
90 Colon / Unisex -
91 Combs / Unisex -
92 Cooke / Unisex -
93 Corey Boy hill hollow
94 Costa / Unisex Firm; Secure; Stable; Steadfast
95 Cowan / Unisex -
96 Coyle / Unisex -
97 Craig / Unisex -
98 Crane / Unisex -
99 Cross / Unisex Cross or the Crucifix
100 Curry / Unisex A sharp dagger
101 Daily / Unisex -
102 Daisy Girl day's eye
103 Daley / Unisex An assembly
104 Damon Boy to tame
105 Danny Boy God is my judge
106 Darin Boy God's gift
107 Darla Girl dearling; darling
108 Daryl Boy open; from Airelle
109 David Boy beloved
110 Davis / Unisex St. David's son
111 Debra Girl bee
112 Delia Girl of Delos
113 Della Girl noble
114 Denni Girl valley; follower of Dionysius
115 Derek Boy power of the tribe
116 Devin Boy bard, poet
117 Diana Girl heavenly, divine
118 Diane Girl divine
119 Dixie Girl tenth
120 Dixon / Unisex Richard's son; a fighter who has courage
121 Dodge / Unisex It means fame spear
122 Dolan / Unisex Unlucky , Unfortunate; a black haired person
123 Donna Girl lady
124 Doris Girl Dorian woman
125 Downs / Unisex -
126 Doyle / Unisex One who is a black stranger; famous person
127 Drake / Unisex One who has the power of snake and dragon
128 Duane Boy dark, swarthy
129 Duffy / Unisex Black one; son of an elegant being
130 Dugan / Unisex One who has a dark skin
131 Duran / Unisex A firm and enduring human being
132 Dwyer / Unisex Black one who lives by the tradition
133 Eaton / Unisex It means a riverside village.
134 Eddie Boy -
135 Edgar Boy wealthy spear
136 Edith Girl strife for wealth
137 Edwin Boy Rich/Prosperous Friend
138 Elder / Unisex One who has deep connection with the God
139 Elena Girl sun ray or shining light
140 Elias Boy the Lord is my God
141 Elisa Girl God's promise
142 Ellen Girl Light
143 Ellis / Unisex Elijah; One who considers Jehovah as God
144 Elmer Boy noble, famous
145 Elsie Girl God of plenty
146 Emery / Unisex -
147 Emily Girl rival, laborious, or eager
148 Erica Girl ruler
149 Erick Boy ever or eternal ruler
150 Erika Girl forever or alone
151 Ernie Boy serious or battle to the death
152 Erwin / Unisex -
153 Estes / Unisex -
154 Ethel Girl noble
155 Evans / Unisex god is good.
156 Ewing / Unisex The children of the yew trees
157 Faith Girl loyalty or belief
158 Felix Boy lucky, successful
159 Field / Unisex A landscape. A man from the field
160 Finch / Unisex -
161 Fitch / Unisex -
162 Flora Girl flower
163 Floyd Boy gray-haired
164 Flynn / Unisex -
165 Foley / Unisex It refers to a 'disrupter or plunderer'
166 Frank / Unisex -
167 Fritz / Unisex Refers to reconciliation or compromise.
168 Frost / Unisex -
169 Garry Boy spear
170 Garza / Unisex -
171 Gates / Unisex Refers to hurdles or barricades.
172 Gayle Girl happy God
173 Gerry Boy It means similar masculine form of Gerald
174 Gibbs / Unisex -
175 Giles / Unisex -
176 Glass / Unisex -
177 Glenn / Unisex Glenn is a female name and means Valley
178 Gomez / Unisex -
179 Gould / Unisex -
180 Grace / Unisex -
181 Grady / Unisex a noble person or a sign of nobility.
182 Grant / Unisex -
183 Green / Unisex -
184 Greer / Unisex -
185 Gregg / Unisex -
186 Gross / Unisex -
187 Hagan / Unisex -
188 Haley / Unisex Clearing, Meadow
189 Haney / Unisex -
190 Hanna / Unisex God's given gift to me (a child)
191 Hardy / Unisex brave, heroic, daring
192 Harry Boy Army Ruler
193 Hatch / Unisex -
194 Hayes / Unisex -
195 Hazel Girl the hazel tree
196 Heath / Unisex Unatended land where flowering shrubs grow
197 Heidi Girl nobility
198 Helen Girl torch
199 Henry Boy home ruler
200 Hicks / Unisex -
201 Hilda Girl battle
202 Hines / Unisex -
203 Hobbs / Unisex Son of Robert
204 Hodge / Unisex -
205 Hogan / Unisex -
206 Holly Girl the holly tree
207 Horne / Unisex -
208 House / Unisex -
209 Huang / Unisex Bright yellow
210 Huber / Unisex -
211 Hughs / Unisex -
212 Hurst / Unisex A man from the wooded hill
213 Huynh / Unisex -
214 Irene Girl peace
215 Irvin / Unisex -
216 Irwin / Unisex -
217 Isaac Boy he will laugh, he will rejoice
218 Jacob Boy holder of the heel
219 Jaime / Unisex He is a supplanter,
220 James Boy he who supplants
221 Jamie Girl he who supplants
222 Janet Girl God is gracious
223 Janie Girl well-born, noble; God is gracious
224 Janis Girl God is gracious
225 Jared Boy descent
226 Jason Boy healer
227 Jayne Girl God is gracious
228 Jenna Girl heaven
229 Jenny Girl fair one
230 Jerry Boy -
231 Jesse Boy gift
232 Jesus Boy the Lord is salvation
233 Jimmy Boy he who supplants
234 Joann Girl -
235 Jodie Girl from Judea; Jewish
236 Johns / Unisex -
237 Jones / Unisex -
238 Jorge Boy Farmer
239 Josie Girl God increases
240 Joyce Girl lord
241 Juana Girl God is gracious
242 Julia Girl youthful or Jove's child
243 Julie Girl youthful or Jove's child
244 Julio Boy Jove's child
245 Karen Girl pure
246 Karin Girl Pure
247 Karla Girl womanly or strength
248 Kathy Girl pure
249 Katie Girl pure
250 Kayla Girl slim and fair
251 Keith Boy woodland, forest
252 Kelli Girl lively, aggressive; from the wood
253 Kelly Girl descendant of Ceallach
254 Kenny Boy Beautiful, Handome, Fair
255 Kerri Girl dark, mysterious; descendent of Ciar
256 Kerry / Unisex black-haired
257 Kevin Boy handsome beloved
258 Kirby / Unisex Church Farm
259 Klein / Unisex -
260 Kline / Unisex -
261 Knapp / Unisex -
262 Lance Boy lancet
263 Larry Boy -
264 Laura Girl Laurel
265 Leach / Unisex -
266 Leigh Girl delicate; weary; meadow or pasture
267 Leona Girl lion
268 Leroy Boy the king
269 Lewis Boy Famous in war
270 Linda Girl flexible, soft, mild
271 Lloyd Boy gray-haired; sacred
272 Logan / Unisex Man from the hollow
273 Lopez / Unisex -
274 Loren Boy From Laurel, means a man from Laurentum
275 Lorna Girl laurel
276 Louis Boy famous warrior
277 Lowry / Unisex One who is awarded for her victory and honor
278 Lucas / Unisex One who gives light
279 Lucia Girl light
280 Lydia Girl from Lydia
281 Lynch / Unisex A seaman, a mariner
282 Lynda Girl snake
283 Lynne Girl lake, pool
284 Lyons / Unisex -
285 Mabel Girl lovable
286 Magee / Unisex -
287 Maher / Unisex He who is industrious
288 Mandy Girl loveable
289 Marco Boy Warlike
290 Marcy Girl Mars
291 Maria Girl star of the sea
292 Marie Girl star of the sea
293 Mario Boy manly
294 Marks / Unisex -
295 Marla Girl woman of Magdala
296 Marsh / Unisex -
297 Marta Girl lady; mistress of the house; dedicated to Mars
298 Marty Boy dedicated to Mars
299 Mason / Unisex A person who works as a stoneworker
300 Mayer / Unisex -
301 Mayra Girl bitter
302 McCoy / Unisex Irish name meaning fire
303 McGee / Unisex -
304 McKay / Unisex A son of fire
305 McKee / Unisex -
306 Megan Girl pearl
307 Mejia / Unisex -
308 Merle / Unisex blackbird
309 Meyer / Unisex The person who provides brightness.
310 Miles / Unisex One who is proud of being a soldier
311 Mills / Unisex -
312 Mindy Girl sweet
313 Miner / Unisex -
314 Minor / Unisex A younger one, a little one
315 Missy Girl bee
316 Misty Girl mist
317 Mitch Boy who resembles God?
318 Molly Girl star of the sea
319 Moody / Unisex A brave spirit, an impulsive person
320 Moore / Unisex Swarthy person; Open Land; Marsh; Bog
321 Moran / Unisex Something huge or of large size
322 Morse / Unisex -
323 Moses / Unisex drawn f the water. The leader of Jews
324 Moyer / Unisex -
325 Munoz / Unisex -
326 Murry / Unisex -
327 Myers / Unisex -
328 Myres / Unisex -
329 Myrna Girl beloved
330 Myron Boy sweet oil, perfume
331 Nancy Girl grace
332 Naomi Girl pleasantness
333 Nikki Girl two trees
334 Nixon / Unisex The son of Greek Goddess of victory
335 Noble / Unisex -
336 Nolan / Unisex well known, celebrity or legendary.
337 Norma Girl the standard or norm
338 North / Unisex One of the main directions , north.
339 Novak / Unisex -
340 Nunez / Unisex -
341 Ochoa / Unisex -
342 Ogden / Unisex -
343 Olsen / Unisex The born son of Olaf.
344 Olson / Unisex The born son to Ole.
345 Oneal / Unisex Victor, winner, over comer.
346 Ortiz / Unisex -
347 Oscar Boy deer friend
348 Owens / Unisex A young warrior who is well born
349 Pablo Boy little
350 Paige Girl young servant
351 Paine / Unisex A local villager or a rustic individual
352 Parks / Unisex -
353 Patel / Unisex A surname; one who is a leader
354 Patsy Girl noble; patrician
355 Patti Girl noble; patrician
356 Patty Girl noble; patrician
357 Paula Girl small
358 Payne / Unisex -
359 Pearl Girl pearl
360 Pedro Boy rock
361 Peggy Girl pearl
362 Penny Girl weaver
363 Perez / Unisex -
364 Perry / Unisex Son of Harry who came from Pear tree
365 Peter Boy stone
366 Petty / Unisex -
367 Piper / Unisex A pipe player
368 Pitts / Unisex -
369 Platt / Unisex One who comes from the flat lands
370 Polly Girl star of the sea
371 Poole / Unisex -
372 Potts / Unisex -
373 Pratt / Unisex A crafty, tricky person
374 Price / Unisex -
375 Quick / Unisex -
376 Quinn / Unisex Intelligent man
377 Ralph Boy wolf counsel
378 Ramon Boy -
379 Ramos / Unisex -
380 Randy Boy -
381 Reese / Unisex An intense, fiery person
382 Renee Girl reborn
383 Reyes / Unisex Spanish word meaning kings
384 Ricky Boy powerful leader; peaceful ruler
385 Rider / Unisex One who is a horsman, a rider of the horse
386 Riggs / Unisex Son of a man who lives near the ridge
387 Riley / Unisex A man who comes from the rye meadow
388 Rivas / Unisex -
389 Roach / Unisex -
390 Robin Girl Bright Fame
391 Robyn Girl bright fame
392 Rocha / Unisex -
393 Roger Boy famous spearman
394 Rojas / Unisex -
395 Roman / Unisex -
396 Ronda Girl good lance
397 Rosie Girl rose
398 Ruben Boy Hebrew meaning "Behold my son"
399 Rubio / Unisex -
400 Russo / Unisex -
401 Salas / Unisex -
402 Sally Girl princess
403 Sammy Boy God heard
404 Sandi Girl man's defender
405 Sandy Girl man's defender
406 Sarah Girl lady, princess, noblewoman
407 Scott Boy from Scotland, a Scotsman
408 Sears / Unisex -
409 Shane Boy God is gracious
410 Shari Girl from the Plain of Sharon
411 Sharp / Unisex -
412 Shaun Boy God is gracious
413 Shawn Boy God is gracious
414 Sheri Girl dear
415 Short / Unisex -
416 Silva / Unisex -
417 Simms / Unisex -
418 Simon / Unisex Listening
419 Singh / Unisex He is like a lion
420 Sloan / Unisex -
421 Small / Unisex -
422 Smith / Unisex Smile
423 Snell / Unisex -
424 Solis / Unisex -
425 Sonia Girl wisdom
426 Sonja Girl wisdom
427 Sonya Girl wisdom
428 Stacy Girl fruitful or productive
429 Stark / Unisex -
430 Starr / Unisex Star
431 Steel / Unisex One who works with iron and steel
432 Stein / Unisex One who is like a stone
433 Steve Boy Crown; Victorious
434 Stone / Unisex Stone
435 Story / Unisex She who likes to tell stories
436 Stout / Unisex -
437 Susan Girl lily
438 Susie Girl lily
439 Sweet / Unisex -
440 Swift / Unisex -
441 Tammy Girl date palm
442 Tanya Girl Russian diminutive of Tatiana
443 Tasha Girl birthday
444 Terri Girl late summer
445 Terry Boy power of the tribe
446 Tomas Boy twin
447 Tommy Boy Twin
448 Tonya Girl praiseworthy
449 Traci Girl warlike
450 Tracy Girl warlike
451 Trina Girl triple
452 Trudy Girl universal strength
453 Tyler Boy a worker in roof tiles
454 Vance / Unisex Variation of Vance which means Marsh
455 Velez / Unisex -
456 Velma Girl determined protector
457 Verna Girl spring green
458 Vicki Girl victory
459 Vicky Girl victory
460 Vince Boy prevailing
461 Viola Girl purple
462 Vogel / Unisex -
463 Walls / Unisex -
464 Walsh / Unisex -
465 Wanda Girl the tribe of the Vandals
466 Watts / Unisex -
467 Wayne Boy wagon builder or driver
468 Weber / Unisex -
469 Weeks / Unisex -
470 Weiss / Unisex -
471 Welch / Unisex -
472 Wells / Unisex Spring
473 Welsh / Unisex -
474 Wendy Girl Friend Or Blessed Ring
475 White / Unisex -
476 Wiley / Unisex -
477 Wills / Unisex -
478 Wilma Girl will helmet or protection
479 Wolfe / Unisex A deadly beast
480 Woods / Unisex -
481 Wyatt / Unisex The little warrior
482 Yates / Unisex Gates
483 Yoder / Unisex -
484 Young / Unisex -
485 Zhang / Unisex -

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