301+ Top San Jose Baby Names with Meaning

One of the most important decisions you will make as a future parent is naming your baby. Should you go with a classic name that can stand the test of time, perhaps one that has been passed down through the generations? Should you go with a more modern and distinctive baby boy name?

Check out this list of the most popular baby names for ideas (or to see if your child’s name made the cut!).

Top baby girl names of San Jose

Aeriel

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting the lion of God

Adrienne

The name has a French origin, denoting the city of Hadria

Alana

The name has an Irish origin, denoting handsome or rock or oak tree or child or awakening 

Alice

The name has a German origin, denoting noble or exalted

Alicia

The name has a German origin, denoting noble natured

Aliza

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting joy

Allysa

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting noble

Aly

The name has an Arabic origin, denoting high or elevated or champion

Amy

The name has a French origin, denoting beloved or well-loved

Amber

The name has a French and Arabic origin, denoting amber-colored or jewel

Anne

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting favor or grace

Andrea

The name has a Greek origin, denoting manly or vigil

Anjelah

The name has a Greek origin, denoting the messenger of God

Ariana

The name has a Hebrew, Greek, and English origin, denoting the holiest

Arielle

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting the lion of God

Ashley

The name has an English origin, denoting ash tree

Brianne

The name has an Irish origin, denoting high or noble or exalted

Brandy

The name has a Dutch origin, denoting burnt wine

Candy

The name has an American origin, denoting bright or sweet

Carrie

The name has a German origin, denoting a free person

Carmen

The name has a Hebrew and Latin origin, denoting song or truthful or poetry

Carolyn

The name has an English origin, denoting a song of happiness or joy

Cassandra

The name has a Greek origin, denoting helper of men

Cecilia

The name has a Latin origin, denoting blind

Cindy

The name has a Greek origin, denoting Cynthus or light

Ciena

The name has an English origin, denoting a kind of clay material

Charlene

The name has a German origin, denoting free woman or free spirit or free thinker

Charisma

The name has a Greek origin, denoting personal power or attraction

Chantal

The name has a French origin, denoting stone

Courtney

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

Crystal

The name has a Greek origin, denoting ice or clear or earth mineral or gem

Darlene

The name has an English origin, denoting darling or sweetheart

Debbie

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting honeybee

Dennice

The name has a French origin, denoting a follower of Dionysius

Desiree

The name has a French origin, denoting much desired

Diane

The name has a Greek and Latin origin, denoting divine

Elaine

The name has a Greek origin, denoting shining light or sunray

Elisa

The name has a Greek origin, denoting God is a promise

Elizabeth

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

Eleanore

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

Ellen

The name has a Greek origin, denoting torch or light or moon

Emily

The name has a Latin origin, denoting rival

Evelyn

The name has an English origin, denoting wished for child

Fran

The name has a Latin origin, denoting France

Gina

The name has an Italian origin, denoting queen

Gloria

The name has a Latin origin, denoting immortal glory or fame or renown or praise

Helen

The name has a Greek origin, denoting light or bright

Heather

The name has a British origin, denoting the evergreen flowering plant

Heidi

The name has a German origin, denoting nobility or of noble birth

Irene

The name has a Greek origin, denoting peace

Jan

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting Yahweh has been gracious

Janet

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

Janelle

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting God is merciful

Janean

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting God is gracious

Jasmine

The name has a Persian origin, denoting a gift from God

Jeannie

The name has a French origin, denoting God is gracious

Jennifer 

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

Jenny

The name has an English origin, denoting fair one

Jessica

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting he sees

Jordan

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

Julia

The name has a Roman origin, denoting supreme God

Julie

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

Justice

The name has a French origin, denoting fair-minded

Kate

The name has a Greek origin, denoting pure

Katherine

The name has a Greek origin, denoting pure

Kathy

The name has a Greek origin, denoting pure

Kayla

The name has a Yiddish origin, denoting slim and fair

Kerri

The name has an Irish origin, denoting dark or mysterious

Keilani

The name has a Hawaiian origin, denoting glorious chief or royal one or heaven or sky

Kelsey

The name has an English origin, denoting the ship’s victory

Kim

The name has an English origin, denoting Cyneburg’s field

Kristina

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

Laura

The name has a Latin origin, denoting the bay laurel plant

Lauren

The name has a French origin, denoting wisdom or laurel plant

Laurel

The name has an English origin, denoting laurel tree or sweet bay tree

Laurie

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

Leslie

The name has a Scottish origin, denoting holly garden

Levy

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting joining

Liane

The name has an English origin, denoting the daughter of the Sun

Linda

The name has a Spanish origin, denoting pretty

Lois

The name has a Greek origin, denoting superior or most beautiful

Lola

The name has a Spanish origin, denoting sorrow

Lucy

The name has a Latin origin, denoting as of light

Madeleine

The name has a Greek origin, denoting Magdala

Maureen

The name has a Gaelic and Irish origin, denoting the star of the sea

Mary

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting beloved or rebellious or bitter

Maribel

The name has a Latin and French origin, denoting star of the sea or beautiful

Maria

The name has a Latin origin, denoting the sea or beloved or bitter or rebellious

Marilyn

The name has an English origin, denoting drop of the sea or beloved

Marialisa

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

Marsha

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

Melissa

The name has a Greek origin, denoting honeybee

Michelle

The name has a French origin, denoting who resembles God

Molly

The name has an Irish origin, denoting the star of the sea

Monalisa

The name has a Gaelic and Irish origin, denoting noble or aristocratic

Monica

The name has a Greek and Latin origin, denoting solitary or advise

Morgan

The name has a Welsh origin, denoting sea-song or sea-circle or sea-born

Nakia

The name has an Egyptian origin, denoting pure or faithful

Norma

The name has a Latin origin, denoting precept

Pamela

The name has a Greek origin, denoting all sweetness

Pauline

The name has a French origin, denoting the little

Peggy

The name has a French origin, denoting a small person

Polina

The name has a Russian and Latin origin, denoting Apollo

Rachel

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting ewe

Rayna

The name has a Latin origin, denoting queen or lady

Rebecca

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting to tie or bind

Renee

The name has a French origin, denoting reborn or born again

Rhoda

The name has a Greek and Latin origin, denoting rose

Rosanna

The name has an English origin, denoting gracious rose

Rosie

The name has a Latin origin, denoting rose

Roxanna

The name has a Persian origin, denoting dawn

Ruth

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting friend or friendship or compassionate friend

Sarah

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting a noblewoman or princess

Samantha

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting God has heard 

Sandra

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

Salem

The name has an Arabic origin, denoting safe or secure or perfect or complete 

Serina

The name has a Latin origin, denoting serene or calm

Sheri

The name has an American origin, denoting darling

Shelby

The name has a Norse origin, denoting willow or from the ledge estate

Shirlee

The name has an English origin, denoting bright meadow

Shyllene

The name has an English origin, denoting the clearing in the woods

Sky

The name has a Norse origin, denoting cloud

Simran

The name has a Sanskrit origin, denoting meditation or memory or remembrance

Socorro

The name has a Portuguese origin, denoting help or aid or succor

Sophina

The name has an English origin, denoting wisdom or ship

Snow

The name has an English origin, denoting frozen rain or light-haired

Stephanie

The name has a Greek origin, denoting crown

Susan

The name has a Persian origin, denoting lily flower

Taylor

The name has an English origin, denoting tailor

Terra

The name has a Latin origin, denoting the planet Earth

Tess

The name has a Greek origin, denoting harvester or reap

Therese

The name has a French origin, denoting harvester

Vanessa

The name has a Greek origin, denoting butterfly

Virginia

The name has a Latin origin, denoting maiden or virgin

Wendi

The name has a Welsh origin, denoting fair bow or blessed ring or friend

Yuriko

The name has a Japanese origin, denoting lily or child

Zoe

The name has a Greek origin, denoting life

Top baby boy names of San Jose

Adam

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting the son of the red Earth

Ace

The name has a Latin origin, denoting one or unity

Akhil

The name has a Sanskrit origin, denoting whole or complete

Alan

The name has a Gaelic origin, denoting handsome or cheerful

Albano

The name has a Latin origin, denoting white

Albert

The name has a German origin, denoting noble or bright

Aidan

The name has a Gaelic origin, denoting little fire

Alix

The name has a German origin, denoting a noble kind

Alex

The name has a Greek origin, denoting helper or defender of mankind

Alexander

The name has a Greek origin, denoting defender of men

Allyn

The name has a German origin, denoting precious

Antonio

The name has an English origin, denoting highly praiseworthy

Artie

The name has a Celtic origin, denoting bear

Aaron

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting exalted or strong or teacher or mountain of strength

Barry

The name has a Gaelic and Irish origin, denoting fair-haired

Ben

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting the son

Benjamin

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

Bob

The name has an English origin, denoting fame or bright

Brandon

The name has an English origin, denoting a hill covered with broom

Brando

The name has an Italian origin, denoting sword

Brett

The name has an English origin, denoting a native of Brittany

Brian

The name has a Celtic origin, denoting high or noble

Bruce

The name has a French origin, denoting the willowlands

Bry

The name has an Irish origin, denoting a man of great power and strength

Calum

The name has a Scottish origin, denoting dove

Cameron

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

Carney

The name has an Irish origin, denoting warlike

Conroe

The name has an English origin, denoting descendant of the follower of Conaire

Cody

The name has an English origin, denoting helpful

Charles

The name has an English origin, denoting a free man

Chante

The name has a French origin, denoting sing

Chet

The name has an English origin, denoting fortress or camp

Chris

The name has a Greek origin, denoting the carrier of Christ

Christian

The name has a Latin origin, denoting follower of Christ

Christiano

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

Chip

The name has a British origin, denoting a chip off the old block

Clayton

The name has an English origin, denoting the town on the Clay land

Clinton

The name has an English origin, denoting a fenced settlement

Clifford

The name has an English origin, denoting ford by a cliff

Craig

The name has a Gaelic and Scottish origin, denoting rock

Daniel

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

David

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting beloved

Dave

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

Dennis

The name has a Greek origin, denoting follower of Dionysius

Don

The name has an English origin, denoting world leader or man

Drew

The name has a Greek origin, denoting courageous or brave

Dudley

The name has an English origin, denoting people’s field

Dustin

The name has a Norse origin, denoting Thor’s stone

Ed

The name has an English origin, denoting rich in friendship or wealthy friend

Edgar

The name has an English origin, denoting rich or happy or spear

Edmund

The name has an English origin, denoting fortunate protector

Edward

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

Eidan

The name has a Gaelic origin, denoting the fire

Elric

The name has an English origin, denoting wise ruler

Elmer

The name has an English origin, denoting noble or famous

Eric

The name has a German origin, denoting sole ruler or autocrat

Ernie

The name has a German origin, denoting earnest or serious

Ethan

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

Farley

The name has an English origin, denoting the meadow of the sheep

Ferdinand

The name has a German origin, denoting bold or peace

Fernando

The name has a Spanish origin, denoting daring or adventurous

Frank

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

Gabriel

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

Garrett

The name has an English origin, denoting rules by the spear

Geoff

The name has a German origin, denoting divine peace

Gianni

The name has an Italian origin, denoting God is gracious

Giovanni

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting God is gracious

Gilbert

The name has a French origin, denoting a bright promise

Greg

The name has a Greek origin, denoting watchful or alert or vigilant

Gregory

The name has a Greek origin, denoting watchful or alert

Hans

The name has a German origin, denoting Yahweh has been gracious

Howard

The name has an English origin, denoting a bold heart

Hugh

The name has a French origin, denoting mind or spirit

James 

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting supplanter

Jake

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting supplanter

Jason

The name has a Greek origin, denoting healer

Jim

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting one who supplants

Jimmy

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting he who supplants

Joe

The name has a Latin origin, denoting God will give

Jose

The name has a Latin origin, denoting God will give

Jeremy

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting God will uplift

Jeff

The name has an English origin, denoting a peaceful ruler

Jeffrey

The name has a German origin, denoting the pledge of God

Jerome

The name has a Greek origin, denoting a sacred name

John

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting graced by God

Johny

The name has a Latin origin, denoting one who is a delight

Josh

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting Jehovah is salvation

Joseph

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting he will add

Justin

The name has a Latin origin, denoting just or fair or righteous

Ken

The name has a Celtic origin, denoting born of fire or handsome

Kyle

The name has a Scottish and Irish origin, denoting a narrow or a sound or a strait

Lance

The name has a French origin, denoting land or territory

Larry

The name has an English origin, denoting laurel crowned

Lateef

The name has an Arabic origin, denoting a kind

Lee

The name has an English origin, denoting meadow

Leo

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

Lou

The name has a French origin, denoting renowned warrior

Lloyd

The name has a Welsh origin, denoting gray-haired or sacred

Luciano

The name has a Spanish origin, denoting light

Lyle

The name has a French origin, denoting one who dwells on the island

Mark

The name has a Latin origin, denoting warlike or warrior

Marty

The name has an English origin, denoting dedicated to Mars

Matt

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting the gift of God

Matthew

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting the gift of God

Manny

The name has a Spanish origin, denoting God is with us 

Maynard

The name has a German origin, denoting brave or hard strength 

Michael

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

Miguel

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

Michio

The name has a Japanese origin, denoting man with a strength of three thousand people 

Mike

The name has an American origin, denoting who is like God

Milton

The name has an English origin, denoting from a mill town

Nikki

The name has an American origin, denoting the victory of the people

Nick

The name has a Greek origin, denoting the victory of the people

Nicholas

The name has a Greek origin, denoting the victory of the people 

Noah

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting rest or repose

Norman

The name has an English origin, denoting a man from the North

Omid 

The name has a Persian origin, denoting hope

Pat

The name has an English origin, denoting patrician or noble

Paul

The name has a Latin origin, denoting small or humble

Pete

The name has a Greek origin, denoting stone or rock

Peverell

The name has a French origin, denoting piper

Philip

The name has a Greek origin, denoting horse-loving

Randy

The name has an English origin, denoting shield or wolf

Ray

The name has an English origin, denoting counsel protection

Ralph

The name has a British origin, denoting wolf counsel

Robert

The name has a German origin, denoting bright fame

Roman

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting strong or powerful

Rolando

The name has a Spanish origin, denoting popularity throughout the land

Ron

The name has an English origin, denoting rules with counsel

Robbie

The name has a German origin, denoting bright fame

Ross

The name has a Gaelic origin, denoting promontory or headland

Ricco

The name has a German origin, denoting rich or wealthy

Rick

The name has an English origin, denoting a powerful or brave ruler

Richard

The name has a French origin, denoting strict rule

Rudy

The name has a German origin, denoting a famous wolf

Ryan

The name has an Irish origin, denoting little king 

Sam

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting told by God

Scott

The name has a Scottish origin, denoting Scotland or wanderer

Sean

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting God is gracious

Seth

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting placed or appointed

Sergio

The name has a Mexican origin, denoting servant or attendant

Shawn

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting God is gracious

Simon 

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting listen or hearing

Sonny

The name has an Anglo-Saxon origin, denoting the son

Spence 

The name has a French origin, denoting dispense

Steve

The name has a Greek origin, denoting crown or victorious

Steven 

The name has a Greek origin, denoting crown

Thomas

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting twin

Tim

The name has a Greek origin, denoting one who honors God

Tom

The name has a Greek origin, denoting innocence or purity

Todd

The name has an English origin, denoting fox

Tony

The name has an English origin, denoting priceless one

Troy 

The name has a Greek origin, denoting foot soldier

Umoja

The name has a Swahili origin, denoting unity

Vernon

The name has an English origin, denoting alder tree

Vincent

The name has a Latin origin, denoting conquer

Wesley 

The name has an English origin, denoting west meadow

William

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

Will

The name has a German origin, denoting desiring peace or will-helmet or protection

Willy

The name has an English origin, denoting a gilded helmet

Zack

The name has a Hebrew origin, denoting God remembers

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