300+ Top Indianapolis Baby names with Meaning

While Indianapolis and the rest of the country share some popular names, what are some names that are more likely to be found exclusively among people of Indianapolis than the rest of the country? That is the question we set out to answer with the following lists.

Baby girl names of Indianapolis

Addison

The name has an English origin, denoting son of Adam

Aria

The name has an Italian origin, denoting song or melody

Aurora

The name has a Latin origin, denoting dawn

Abigail

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting Joy of the Father

Avery

The name has an English origin, denoting ruler of the Elves

Amelia

The name has a German origin, denoting work

Andrea

The name has Greek origin, denoting virile

Ava

The name has a Latin origin, denoting a bird 

Aubrey

The name has an English origin, denoting noble ruler

Adalynn

The name has American origin, denoting noble

Anna 

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting grace or favor

Anissa

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting satisfaction

Alison

The name has a French origin, denoting little Alice

Alice

The name has a French origin, denoting noble character

Athena

The name has Greek origin, denoting wise

Aaliyah

The name has an Arabic origin, denoting exalted

Amara

The name has an Italian origin, denoting bitter

Brooklyn

The name has an English origin, denoting a person who lives near a brook

Bella

The name has an Italian origin, denoting beautiful or lovely

Betsy

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting daughter or one who worships God

Bianca

The name has Spanish and Italian origin, denoting white or pure

Charlotte

The name has a French origin, denoting free 

Clara

The name has a Latin origin, denoting clear or bright or famous

Chloe

The name has Greek origin, denoting blooming or fertility

Claire

The name has a French origin, denoting clear or bright or light-colored

Caroline

The name has a French origin, denoting strong

Cora

The name has Greek origin, denoting maiden or daughter

Camila

The name has a Roman origin, denoting acolyte

Delilah

The name has Hebrew and Greek origin, denoting delicate

Deniece

The name has a French origin, denoting follower of Dionysius

Evelyn

The name has an English origin, denoting wished for child

Emma

The name has a German origin, denoting whole or universal

Eleanor

The name has Greek and French origin, denoting light-hearted or shining light.

Ella

 The name has a German origin, denoting girl or feminine

Ellie

The name has a German origin, denoting shining light

Everly

The name has an English origin, denoting wild boar in the woodland clearing

Emily

The name has Greek origin, denoting wily or persuasive

Emilia

The name has a Latin origin, denoting rival or excel or emulate 

Emery

The name has a Latin origin, denoting loving

Elena

 The name has Greek origin, denoting shining light

Emersyn

The name has a German origin, denoting brave or powerful

Eliza

The name has an English origin, denoting pledged to God or joyful

Eden

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting place of pleasure

Everleigh

The name has British origin, denoting wild boar wood

Elizabeth

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting God is my oath 

Florence

The name has a Latin origin, denoting blossoming

Grace

The name has a Latin origin, denoting goodness or charm or generosity

Genesis

The name has Greek origin, denoting origin

Gianna

The name has an Italian origin, denoting God is gracious

Hadley

The name has an English origin, denoting heather field

Hannah

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting favor or grace

Harper

The name has English, Scottish and Irish origin, denoting someone who plays the harp.

Hazel

The name has an English origin, denoting the hazelnut tree

Isabella

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting God is my oath

Isla

The name has Spanish origin, denoting the island

Ivy 

The name has English and Latin as origins, denoting vine

Isabelle

The name has Spanish origin, denoting pledged to God or beautiful

Josephine

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting Jehovah should grow, or he shall increase

Josie

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting Jehovah increases

Janet

The name has a French origin, denoting God is gracious or gift from God

Jade

The name has Spanish origin, denoting stone of the colic or stone of the side

Jenna

The name has an Arabic origin, denoting heaven

Julia

The name has a Roman origin, denoting supreme God

Karen

The name has Danish origin, denoting pure

Kinsley

The name has an English origin, denoting king’s meadow 

Kennedy

The name has Irish and Scottish origin, denoting chief with a helmet or mis-shapen head

Luna

The name has a Latin origin, denoting moon

Layla

The name has an Arabic origin, denoting night or dark

Lillian

The name has a Latin origin, denoting lily

Lucy

The name has a Latin origin, denoting light

Lydia

The name has Greek origin, denoting beautiful one or noble one

Lily

The name has an English origin, denoting purity and innocence

Leah

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting delicate or weary

Mia

The name has Egyptian origin, denoting someone beloved

Mila

The name has Italian and Spanish origin, denoting miracle

Madison

The name has an English origin, denoting son of Matthew

Madelyn

The name has Greek origin, denoting a high tower

Maya

The name has Greek origin, denoting good mother

Nora

The name has a French origin, denoting light

Nova

The name has a Latin origin, denoting something new

Naomi

The name has Japanese origin, denoting straight and beautiful

Nevaeh

The name has American origin, denoting spiritualism and faith (heaven spelled backward)

Natalie

The name has a Latin origin, denoting birth of the Lord or Christmas

Nicole

The name has French and Greek origin, denoting victory of the people or the people who are victorious

Olivia

The name has a Latin origin, denoting olive or olive trees

Paisley

The name has Scottish origin, denoting church or cemetery

Penelope

The name has Greek origin, denoting weaver

Piper

The name has English and Romanian origin, denoting pipe or flute player

Quinn

The name has Irish, Celtic, Gaelic and Latin origin, denoting head or wise

Ruby

The name has a Latin origin, denoting red color

Raelynn

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting beautiful lamb or embrace or angelic

Riley

The name has Irish and Gaelic origin, denoting valiant or rye meadow

Rylee

The name has Irish origin, denoting courageous or valiant

Reagan

The name has Irish origin, denoting little ruler

Remi

The name has a French origin, denoting from Rhelms or oarsman

Rebbie

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting to bind

Sara

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting princess

Sophia

The name has Greek origin, denoting wisdom

Scarlett

The name has an English origin, denoting courage or passion or force or joy or heat

Shelley

The name has an English origin, denoting meadow’s edge or clearing on a bank

Stella

The name has Latin and Latin origin, denoting celestial star

Sofia

The name has Greek origin, denoting wisdom

Savannah

The name has Spanish origin, denoting flat tropical grassland

Serenity

The name has a Latin origin, denoting peaceful or calm or clear

Sophie

The name has Greek origin, denoting wisdom

Skylar

The name has an English origin, denoting eternal life or strength or love or beauty

Twlya

The name has a French origin, denoting twilight or early evening 

Violet

The name has a Latin origin, denoting beauty or grace or power of nature

Vivian

The name has a Latin origin, denoting alive

Victoria

The name has a Roman origin, denoting Goddess of victory

Vivica

The name has a Scandinavian origin, denoting war fortress 

Willow

The name has an English origin, denoting willow tree or freedom

Zoey

The name has Greek origin, denoting life

Baby boy names of Indianapolis

Asher

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting happy or blessed

Alex

The name has Greek origin, denoting protector of mankind

Alexander

The name has Greek origin, denoting defender of men

Aiden

The name has Irish origin, denoting little fire

Andrew

The name has Greek origin, denoting strong or manly

Anthony

The name has a Roman origin, denoting priceless one or highly praiseworthy

Axel

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting father of peace

Benjamin

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting son of the right hand

Brooks

The name has an English origin, denoting one who dwells by the brook

Brendan

The name has Irish origin, denoting prince or king

Beau

The name has French and English origin, denoting beautiful or admirer or sweetheart

Bennett

The name has a Latin origin, denoting blessed

Bentley

The name has an English origin, denoting a meadow which has course grass

Braxton

The name has an English origin, denoting badger

Carter

The name has an English origin, denoting someone who transports goods by cart and wagon or driver

Cooper

The name has an English origin, denoting barrel maker

Chris

The name has Greek origin, denoting carrier of Christ

Charles

The name has an English origin, denoting a free man

Clifton

The name has an English origin, denoting town next to the cliff

Colton

The name has an English origin, denoting from the coal or charcoal settlement

Carson

The name has a Scandinavian origin, denoting son of marsh-dwellers

Christopher

The name has Greek origin, denoting bearer of Christ

Cameron

The name has Gaelic origin, denoting crooked nose or crooked river

Caleb

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting faithful or whole-hearted or bold or brave

Connor

The name has Irish origin, denoting lover of wolves or lover of hounds or hunter

Christian

The name has Greek origin, denoting follower of Christ or anointed

Chuck

The name has a German origin, denoting a free man

Clyde

The name has Scottish origin, denoting warm or friendly

David

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting beloved 

Dan

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting valley

Daniel

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting God is my judge

Denny

 The name has Greek origin, denoting follower of Dionysius

Dean

The name has an English origin, denoting from the valley

Declan

The name has Irish origin, denoting full of goodness

Derek

The name has a German origin, denoting ruler of the people

Dylan

The name has Welsh origin, denoting son of the sea or born from the ocean

Elijah

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting Yahweh is my God

Ethan

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting strong or safe or solid or firm

Ezra

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting help or aid or protect

Easton

The name has an English origin, denoting east-facing place or east town 

Eugene

The name has a French origin, denoting well-born or noble

Everett

The name has an English origin, denoting brave or strong boar

Elias

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting the Lord is my God

Ezekiel

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting God will strengthen

Eli

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting high or elevated

Fred

The name has a German origin, denoting peaceful ruler

Freddie

The name has a German origin, denoting elf or magical counsel  

Gus

The name has an English origin, denoting great

Grayson

The name has an English origin, denoting to shine or son of a steward

Gabriel

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting God is my strength

Gordan

The name has Scottish origin, denoting great hill or spacious fort

Hoagy

The name has Norwegian origin, denoting hill-dweller

Howard

The name has a German origin, denoting bold heart

Henry

The name has a German origin, denoting ruler of the home

Hudson

The name has an English origin, denoting Hugh’s son or son of Hud

Hunter

The name has an English origin, denoting one who hunts

Isaac

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting one who laughs or one who rejoices

Isaiah

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting God saves

Ian

The name has Scottish Gaelic origin, denoting God is gracious, or the Lord is gracious

Izzy

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting God’s promise

James

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting supplanter or replacer

Jackson

The name has an English origin, denoting son of Jack

Jack

The name has an English origin, denoting God is gracious

Joseph

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting He will add

 Jaxon

The name has an English origin, denoting son of Jack

Jacob

The name has an English origin, denoting one who seizes or usurps or circumvents

John

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting graced by God

Jalen

The name has American origin, denoting calm or tranquil

Jayden

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting thankful or God will judge

Jeremy

The name has an English origin, denoting appointed by God

Jermaine

The name has a Latin origin, denoting brother

Julian

The name has Greek and Latin origin, denoting downy or youthful

Josiah

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting God supports and heals

Jameson

The name has Scottish origin, denoting son of James

Joshua

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting God is deliverance

Jordan

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting to flow down or descend

Jace

The name has Greek and Hebrew origin, denoting healer or the Lord of salvation

Jeremiah

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting appointed by God

Julius

The name has a Latin origin, denoting youthful or downy-bearded

Kingston

The name has an English origin, denoting king’s town

Kurt

The name has a German origin, denoting counselor or advisor

Larry

The name has a Latin origin, denoting Laurentum, the name of a town in Latium

Liam

The name has Irish origin, denoting strong-willed warrior or protector

Lincoln

The name has an English origin, denoting town next to the lake

Lucas

The name has Greek origin, denoting white or light

Levi

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting united or joined in harmony

Logan

The name has Scottish origin, denoting hollow

Luke

The name has Greek origin, denoting light giving

Leo

The name has a Latin origin, denoting brave people or lion-hearted

Landon

The name has an English origin, denoting a long hill 

Mason

The name has an English origin, denoting stoneworker or bricklayer

Mick

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting who resembles God

Mike

The name has an English origin, denoting one who is like God

Michael

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting who is like God or gift from God

Maverick

The name has American origin, denoting an independent man who avoids consonance

Matthew

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting gift of Yahweh or gift of God

Mateo

The name has Spanish, Italian, and Latin origin, denoting gift of God

Myles

The name has Russian origin, denoting soldier

Micah

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting who is like God

Noah

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting rest or repose

Nolan

The name has Irish origin, denoting champion or famous or noble

Oliver

The name has a Latin origin, denoting olive or olive tree or olive tree planter

Owen

The name has Irish and Welsh origin, denoting noble or youthful or well-born.

Oscar

The name has Irish origin, denoting friend of deer

Parker

The name has an English origin, denoting Park keeper

Pat

The name has an English origin, denoting Patrician or noble

Pete

The name has Greek origin, denoting stone or rock

Ray

The name has an English origin, denoting wise protector

Rayan

The name has Persian origin, denoting smart or wise or thinker

Robert

The name has a German origin, denoting bright frame

Roman

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting strong or powerful

Rowan

The name has Irish and English origin, denoting red-haired person

Ryder

The name has an English origin, denoting cavalrymen or messenger or rider

River

The name has an English origin, denoting a body of flowing water

Ryker

The name has a German origin, denoting rich 

Remington

The name has an English origin, denoting a settlement

Sebastian

The name has Greek origin, denoting venerable

Silas

The name has Greek and Latin origin, denoting wood or forest

Sawyer

The name has an English origin, denoting woodcutter or sawer of wood

Samuel

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting God has heard or name of God

Shawn

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting God is gracious

Shannon

The name has Irish origin, denoting wise one or straw worker

Steve

The name has American origin, denoting crown or victorious

Sydney

The name has French and English origin, denoting wide meadow

Strother

The name has an English origin, denoting damn land, which is overgrown with bushes.

Tony

The name has a Latin origin, denoting worthy or priceless one or classy

Theodore

The name has Greek origin, denoting divine gift or gift of God

Thomas

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting twin

Trevor

The name has an English origin, denoting from the big village or large settlements

Wyatt

The name has an English origin, denoting brave in the world

Waylon

The name has an English origin, denoting land next to the road

William

The name has an English origin, denoting resolute protector or strong-willed warrior

Xavier

The name has Spanish origin, denoting bright or splendid or new house

Zach

The name has Hebrew origin, denoting God remembers or the Lord recalled

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