50 Black Baby Names and Their Meanings
The most popular names for black babies have roots all over the world. Some have ancient Hebrew, Greek or Arabic origins, and some originated in America. In this article, I want to list the 50 most popular names for black babies and, for most, also their meanings.
Popular Black Baby Names for Girls
Aaliyah: High, lofty, sublime
Brianna: High, noble
Cassandra: To shine, to excel
Chloe: Green shoot
Dakota: Allies, friends
Dominique: Day of the Lord
Jasmine: Jasmine flower
Keysha: No discernable meaning.
Kiyana: Heavenly, divine
Lacresha: Prophet, wealth
Makeba: No discernable meaning.
Tanisha: No discernable meaning.
Popular Black Baby Names for Boys
Antonne: No discernable meaning.
Booker: Maker of books
Kristopher: Bearing Christ
Darius: Possessing goodness
Elijah: My God is Yahweh
Isaiah: Yahweh is salvation
Jayden: No discernable meaning.
Jaylen: No discernable meaning.
Jeremiah: Yahweh will exalt
Jordan: The river that flows between the countries of Jordan and Israel
Josiah: Yahweh supports
Lamonte: Man of law
Malachiah: Messenger of God
Treyvon: Divine power
Xavier: New house
Zahair: Clear, evident
Zion: A citadel that was in the center of Jerusalem