Wonderful Word Names Straight From The Dictionary

These word names are indisputable proof that sometimes the best baby name book is … the dictionary! That’s right! You can find some of the coolest names hidden among everyday words. As a bonus, many word names are unisex, which is awesome when you’re trying to keep things on the gender-neutral side.

Word names encompass everything from verbs to nouns to adjectives and more. Want to name your baby after an admirable trait? Valor or Honesty! Want to name your baby after a profession? Shepherd or Baker.

If it has a dictionary definition, it can be used as a baby name. Maybe we should have included “Webster” in this list!

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