300+ Top San Francisco Baby Names with Meaning

Being a San Francisco parent entails having a big heart and killer calves: you have trekked to the horn of Nob Hill with your tot in the foot, many times while pregnant. If you are looking for a boy or girl baby name, we have revisited our favorite city’s streets and neighborhoods for the best baby name inspiration, from the Bay Bridge to Ocean Beach. Continue reading for the list!

Baby girl names of San Francisco

Agnes 

The name has a Greek origin, denoting pure or holy

Anna

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting grace or favor

Ava

The name has a German origin, denoting guarantee

Amara 

The name has an Italian origin, denoting bitter

Aileen

The name has an Irish origin, denoting bright or shining light

Aria

The name has an Italian origin, denoting song or melody

Amelia

The name has a Latin and German origin, denoting work

Abigail

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting cause of joy or Father’s joy

Anza

The name has an Urdu origin, denoting a little

Alicia

The name has a German origin, denoting noble natured

Aisha

The name has an Arabic origin, denoting she who lives or womanly

Bea

The name has an American origin, denoting blessed or bringer of happiness

Bebe

The name has a Persian origin, denoting a foreign woman

Barbara

The name has a Greek origin, denoting stranger or foreign

Billie

The name has a German and English origin, denoting will or desire or protector or resolute.

Brigid

The name has a Gaelic and Irish origin, denoting power, strength, vigor, virtue.

Cordelia

The name has a Latin and Celtic origin, denoting heart or daughter of the Sea

Clementina

The name has an English origin, denoting gentle

Charlotte

The name has a French origin, denoting free man or petite

Camilla

The name has an Italian origin, denoting perfect

Clarice

The name has a Latin origin, denoting bright or clear

Carla

The name has a German origin, denoting a free man

Carroll

The name has a Gaelic origin, denoting fierce in battle

Colleen

The name has an American origin, denoting a girl

Carmel

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting garden or orchard

Camille

The name has a French origin, denoting helper of the priest

Claudia

The name has a Latin origin, denoting lame or enclosure

Cindy

The name has a Greek origin, denoting from Mount Kynthos

Cassandra

The name has a Greek origin, denoting helper of men

Courtney

The name has a French origin, denoting from the court or short nose

Daisy

The name has an English origin, denoting day’s eye

Dagmar

The name has a Scandinavian origin, denoting dear or famous

Dylan

The name has a Welsh origin, denoting born from the Ocean

Dana

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting arbiter or God is my judge

Delia

The name has a Greek origin, denoting born on the island of Delos

Dua

The name has an Arabic origin, denoting love or prayer

Eleanor

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

Evelyn

The name has an English origin, denoting wished for child

Emily

The name has a Greek origin, denoting wily or persuasive

Emma

The name has a German origin, denoting whole or universal

Edythe

The name has a British origin, denoting strife for wealth

Estelle

The name has a French and Latin origin, denoting a star

Edna

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting gentleness or pleasure, or youthfulness.

Envy

The name has an English origin, denoting jealousy

Erika

The name has a Scandinavian origin, denoting eternal ruler

Elizabeth

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting God is my oath

Fairuza

The name has an Arabic origin, denoting turquoise stone

Fran

The name has a Latin origin, denoting free one

Francesca

The name has a Latin origin, denoting the Frenchman

Gianna

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting God is gracious

Gabrielle

The name has a French origin, denoting God is my strength

Golden

The name has an English origin, denoting covered in gold or blonde

Georgia

The name has a Greek origin, denoting farmer

Grace

The name has a Latin origin, denoting God’s grace

Gracie

The name has an English origin, denoting grace of God

Gale

The name has an English origin, denoting pleasant or merry

Genevieve

The name has a German and Celtic origin, denoting woman of the race

Gina

The name has an Italian origin, denoting the queen

Helina

The name has a Russian origin, denoting bright or vivid or intelligent

Helen

The name has a Greek origin, denoting light or bright

Isabella

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting God is my oath

Ina

The name has a Hindi origin, denoting mother or strong or sun

Irene

The name has a Greek origin, denoting peace

Ione

The name has a Greek origin, denoting violet

Jessica

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting vision or sight

Joan

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting God is gracious

Jacqueline

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting supplanter

Jean

The name has a French origin, denoting Yahweh is gracious

June

The name has a Latin origin, denoting young

Julie

The name has a Latin origin, denoting youthful, soft-haired, beautiful, or vivacious.

Jamie

The name has a Hebrew and Scottish origin, denoting supplanter

Josephine

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting Jehovah shall grow

Janis

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting God is Gracious

Jazmyn

The name has a Persian origin, denoting Jasmine flower

Jennifer

The name has an English origin, denoting fair phantom or white wave

Joanna

The name has a Latin origin, denoting God is gracious

Joyce

The name has a Latin origin, denoting the Lord

Kristine

The name has a Latin origin, denoting Christ-bearer or follower of Christ

Karen

The name has a Scandinavian origin, denoting pure

Krystal

The name has an American origin, denoting earth mineral or brilliant glass

Kate

The name has a Greek origin, denoting pure or clear

Kristina

The name has a Latin origin, denoting a follower of Christ

Kara

The name has a Greek and Italian origin, denoting pure or cherished or beloved one.

Lillian

The name has a Latin origin, denoting lily

Lorelei

The name has a German origin, denoting alluring enchantress

Louise

The name has a German origin, denoting famous warrior

Leila

The name has an Arabic origin, denoting night or dark

Linda 

The name has a Spanish origin, denoting pretty

Lisa

The name has an English origin, denoting God is my oath

Lotta

The name has a German origin, denoting free man

Laura

The name has a Latin origin, denoting bay laurel plant

Leslie

The name has a Scottish origin, denoting holly-garden

Lena

The name has a Russian origin, denoting the ray of light

Lolita

The name has a Spanish origin, denoting sorrows

Lucy

The name has an English origin, denoting born at dawn or daylight or shiny or of light complexion 

Lana

The name has a Hawaiian origin, denoting calm as still waters or afloat

Laurie

The name has an English origin, denoting bay laurel or symbol of victory

Linden

The name has an English origin, denoting linden tree hill

Laurel

The name has an English origin, denoting bay laurel or symbol of victory

Lake

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

Mia

The name has an Egyptian origin, denoting beloved

Mila

The name has a Spanish origin, denoting miracle

Marin

The name has a Latin origin, denoting belonging to the sea

Maxine

The name has a Latin origin, denoting the greatest

Minnie

The name has a German origin, denoting will or desire or protection or faithful guard

Mala

The name has an Indian origin, denoting necklace or garland

Maya

The name has a Greek origin, denoting good mother

Margia

The name has an Arabic origin, denoting wished for or desirable

Mabelle

The name has a French origin, denoting my beautiful one or loveable

Margaret

The name has a Greek origin, denoting pearl

Mary

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting beloved

Marion

The name has a French origin, denoting star of the sea

Melora

The name has a Greek origin, denoting golden apple

Melissa

The name has a Greek origin, denoting honeybee

Marjorie

The name has a Scottish origin, denoting pearl

Maud

The name has a German origin, denoting powerful battler

Mai

The name has a Japanese origin, denoting dance or linen robe

Marla

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting bitter or rebellion

Madison

The name has an English origin, denoting son of Matthew

Nadia

The name has a Slavic origin, denoting hope

Nicole

The name has a Latin origin, denoting victory

Neith

The name has an Egyptian origin, denoting water or divine mother

Noel

The name has a French origin, denoting one who is born on Christmas

Necar

The name has a Persian origin, denoting sweetheart or idol or beloved

Noe

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting peaceful

Natalia

The name has a Latin origin, denoting Christmas day

Olivia

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

Phoebe

The name has a Greek origin, denoting bright or shining

Patty

The name has a Latin origin, denoting noble woman

Penelope

The name has a Greek origin, denoting weaver

Pat

The name has an English origin, denoting noble

Page

The name has an English origin, denoting attendant

Paula

The name has a Latin origin, denoting small or humble

Quinn

The name has a Gaelic origin, denoting head or wise

Ruth

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting friend or friendship 

Roberta

The name has a German origin, denoting bright fame

Remy

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

Rita

The name has a Greek origin, denoting pearl

Sophia

The name has a Greek origin, denoting wisdom

Sheila

The name has an Irish origin, denoting heavenly

Susan

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting lily

Sandra

The name has a Greek origin, denoting protector of man or defender of man

Shirley

The name has an English origin, denoting bright meadow

Suzy

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting graceful lily

Shanna

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting lily

Scarlett

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

Tati

The name has a Russian origin, denoting fairy queen

Terri

The name has an English origin, denoting to harvest

Tiffany

The name has a Greek origin, denoting revelation of God

Taylor

The name has an English origin, denoting one who stitches clothes

Virginia

The name has a Latin origin, denoting maiden or virgin

Val

The name has a Latin origin, denoting strong or powerful

Vonetta

The name has a French origin, denoting yew

Victoria

The name has a Latin origin, denoting victory

Venus

The name has a Latin origin, denoting Roman Goddess of light and Beauty

Violet

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

Wini

The name has a Welsh origin, denoting fair one or white or soft or happiness

Zena

The name has a Greek origin, denoting born of Zeus or guest

Zephani

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting hidden by God

Zelda

The name has a German origin, denoting gray battle or strong woman

Zoe

The name has a Greek origin, denoting life

Baby boy names of San Francisco

Atlas

The name has a Greek origin, denoting collection of maps

Atticus

The name has a Latin origin, denoting originating from Attica

August

The name has a Latin origin, denoting great or magnificent

Arthur

The name has a Celtic origin, denoting bear

Aaron

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting exalted or strong

Aline

The name has a Celtic origin, denoting fair or good-looking

Bruce

The name has an English origin, denoting thick brush

Bernice

The name has a Greek origin, denoting bringer of victory

Bernard

The name has a German origin, denoting strong, brave bear

Beniamino

The name has an Italian origin, denoting son of the south

Beatrice

The name has a French origin, denoting bringer of happiness and joy

Benjamin

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

Bill

The name has an English origin, denoting resolute protector

Chris

The name has a Greek origin, denoting bearer of Christ

Craig

The name has a Scottish and Gaelic origin, denoting rock or rocky

Charles

The name has an English origin, denoting free man

Clare

The name has a French, Irish, Latin origin, denoting bright or clear

Clint

The name has an English origin, denoting fenced settlement

Cameron

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

Charlie

The name has an English origin, denoting free man

Donald

The name has a Celtic origin, denoting world or power

Dominic

The name has a Latin origin, denoting belonging to the Lord

David

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting beloved

Dave

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting beloved or son of David

Darren

The name has an Irish origin, denoting great

Eric

The name has a Scandinavian origin, always denoting ruler or forever ruler

Evan

The name has a Welsh origin, denoting the Lord is gracious

Earle

The name has an English origin, denoting nobleman or warrior or prince

Ezra

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

Emery

The name has a Latin origin, denoting loving

Edward

The name has an English origin, denoting wealth or fortune or prosperous

Frank

The name has a French origin, denoting Frenchman or free man

Friedrich

The name has a German origin, denoting peaceful ruler

Finn

The name has an Irish origin, denoting white or fair

George

The name has a Greek origin, denoting farmer

Gilbert

The name has a German or French origin, denoting shaft of an arrow or bright pledge

Gary

The name has an American origin, denoting having a dazzling brightness

Gay

The name has an English origin, denoting merry or happy

Guy

The name has a French origin, denoting guide or leader

Gottardo

The name has a German origin, denoting as strong as God

Gordon

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

Gavin

The name has a Scottish origin, denoting white hawk

Howard

The name has a German origin, denoting bold heart

Irwing

The name has a Gaelic origin, denoting green or fresh water

Ilya

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting my God is Yahu

Jerry

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting exalted of the Lord

Jeffrey

The name has a German origin, denoting traveler or district or peaceful pledge

James

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting supplanter

Jack

The name has an English origin, denoting God is gracious

John

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting graced by God

Joe

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting God will give

Johny

The name has a Latin origin, denoting one who is delight or rejoicing or who creates happiness

Kirk

The name has a Scottish origin, denoting church

Keith

The name has a Celtic origin, denoting wood or forest or from the battleground

Kurt

The name has a German origin, denoting counselor or advisor

Larry

The name has a Latin origin, denoting from the place of laurel leaves

Luke

The name has a Greek origin, denoting light giving

Lew

The name has a Welsh, French, German, English origin, denoting like a lion or famous warrior

Lyle

The name has a French, Scottish, English origin, denoting someone who lives on an island

Lorin

The name has a French and Latin origin, denoting Laurel tree

Mark

The name has a Latin origin, denoting consecrated to the God of Mars

Maynard

The name has an English origin, denoting brave or strength

Martin

The name has a Latin origin, denoting the Roman God of war

Michael

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

Marc

The name has a Celtic origin, denoting steed or horse

Mickey

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting one who resembles God or the gift of God.

Nathan

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting gift of God

Owen

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

Pete

The name has an English origin, denoting rock

Paul

The name has a Latin origin, denoting small or humble

Peter

The name has a Greek origin, denoting rock

Peregrine

The name has a Latin origin, denoting one from abroad

Phoebe

The name has a Greek origin, denoting radiant or shining

Richard

The name has a German origin, denoting ruler or mighty

Robert

The name has a German origin, denoting bright fame

Rube

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting behold, a son

Ralph

The name has an English origin, denoting wolf-counsel

Ron

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting singing or joyful song

Ricky

The name has a German origin, denoting powerful leader or peaceful ruler

Sam

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting told by God or God hears

Silas

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

Sammee

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting God heard

Steve

The name has a Greek origin, denoting crown or victorious

Scooter

The name has an American origin, denoting one who moves quickly

Tony

The name has a Latin origin, denoting priceless

Tom

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting innocence or naivety or simplicity or the end

Tupac

The name has an Inca origin, denoting royal

Todd

The name has a Scottish origin, denoting clever or wily person

Thomas

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting twin

Treu

The name has a German and Jewish origin, denoting trustworthy person

Trude

The name has a German origin, denoting strength

Timothy

The name has a Greek origin, denoting honoring God or in God’s honor

Terry

The name has an English origin, denoting the power of the tribe

Willis

The name has an English origin, denoting resolute protector or will

William

The name has a German origin, denoting resolute protector or strong-willed warrior.

Will

The name has an English origin, denoting protector

Wesley

The name has an English origin, denoting west meadow

Walter

The name has a German origin, denoting commander of the army

Winthrop

The name has an English origin, denoting friend’s village

Yves

The name has a French origin, denoting Yew wood

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