Looking for a name that’ll be the perfect fit for your new bundle of joy? A lot goes into a name choice, and for some that comes down to how many letters it takes to spell out the best match.
The length of a name can also stand for more than just the look or sound, numbers themselves have meanings too. And The number 5 is commonly referred to as the number of humanity.
Whatever your reason, if you’re looking for that perfect 5-letter name, check out some ideas for both boys and girls below:
5 Letter Boy Names
Of Irish origin meaning born of fire or fiery one, we think Aiden can make for a great name choice for a baby full of tenacity and spirit.
A modern invented name, Cadyn has also landed itself on our list of unisex C-baby names.
An Italian 5-letter baby name choice, Dante comes from the Italian name Durante, which means lasting and enduring.
“Hedged area” is its Old English meaning, but we think Hayes sounds like a perfectly cool gender neutral name.
More than just a nice way to salute the legendary George Lucas if you’re a Star Wars fan, Lucas means light giving or illumination.
More recently used for either sex, Its origin is from the occupational surname Mason, which means”one who works with stone”.
Also spelled Perri, is of English origin and traditionally means”dweller near a pear tree.”
Of Irish and Gaelic origin, the meaning of Ryann is king and we think this spelling perfectly suits any gender.
Tyler has both Old English and French ties and holds the meaning of “doorkeeper of an inn” or “owner of a tavern”.
5 Letter Girl Names
Avery is of French origin and can means wise. We think it also makes for a nice gender neutral name choice.
From Greek or Biblical origin, Chole or Khole means blooming, which can make for a lovely name option for a springtime baby.
Daisy is a 5-letter baby name that has a nice connection to both nature and the hippie culture.
Whether you are a fan of the infamous Grace Jones or Grace Kelly or simply appreciate its Latin meaning of goodness, generosity. and “God’s grace”, this is a sweet name choice for any lovely little one.
This 5-letter baby name also lands itself on our list of tropical island inspired baby names, after the island St. Lucia.
Mercy means compassion or forbearance and was also popular in the Victorian era as a name for girls.
Noemi is of French origin and means beautiful and gentle.
Another botanical baby name choice, Olive means “the peaceful one”, after the unanimous symbol for peace, the olive branch.
We love this pretty and simple 5-letter baby name that is the Italian word for pearl.
Salma is of Arabic origin and means safe. We love this sweet 5-letter baby name and the sentiment behind it, that as a parent you’ll do anything you can to keep your baby safe.
The name Viola is a girl’s name of Italian, Latin origin and means “violet”. It could also be attracted to musically inclined parents, as this name is also an instrument.
What do you think about the names on our 5-letter baby name list? Any other names come to mind that we missed? Let us know in the comments.
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