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Go Global: 24 Baby Names Inspired by Countries Around the World

Every parent wants to give their child the world — so when it comes to baby name inspiration, why not let your mind travel to far-off places? Familiar enough to be spelled correctly on Starbucks cups yet unique enough not to make the Social Security database, these names are ideal for globetrotting families, honoring family history, or simply giving your kid another reason to travel outside of the US someday. From Ireland to Egypt, keep scrolling for the best baby names inspired by countries. And bonus: a lot of these names are perfect for either gender!

Girl Names

  1. Ireland
  2. China
  3. India
  4. Holland
  5. Malta
  6. America
  7. Grenada
  8. Africa
  9. Georgia
  10. Kenya
  11. Mali
  12. Estonia

Boy Names

  1. Egypt
  2. Jordan
  3. Cuba
  4. Dominican
  5. Oman
  6. Cyprus
  7. Senegal
  8. Brazil
  9. Chad
  10. Salvador
  11. Lux (after Luxembourg)
  12. Morocco
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