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The Best Baby Names That Mean Traveler

Updated June 14, 2019 2.4k votes 679 voters 50.1k views19 items

As experiencing different parts of the world can be invaluable for someone's perspective, parents who want to instill a sense of worldliness in their child may be searching for some good baby names that mean traveler. Luckily, there are plenty of great names that carry that meaning. From male to female to unisex options, there are no shortage of names imbued with a sense of wanderlust. If you're looking for the perfect name, browse this list of names that mean traveler. 

There are some great boys names that mean traveler, ranging from veritable classics to more unusual options. The popular name Noah means "wandering" and the old-fashioned Ferdinand means "journey." If you want something more unique, the Greek name Nestor roughly translates to "voyager" and the literary name Tarka means "wandering like water." When it comes to girls names, there are plenty of cute choices as well. The name Wanda is German for "wanderer" and more unusual names like Gitana and Saira carry similar meanings. 

Do you have a favorite name that means traveler? Give the best options a thumbs up and please add any good names we may have missed.

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    Saira

    Female, Urdu: Traveler 

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    Noah

    Male, Hebrew: Wandering

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    Kymani

    Male, Eastern African: Adventurous traveler

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    Doran

    Unisex, Irish: Wanderer

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    Tripp

    Male, English: A journey 

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    Peregrine

    Male, Latin: Traveler

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    Ferdinand

    Male, Spanish: Journey

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    Nestor

    Male, Greek: Homecoming, traveler, voyager

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    Wanda

    Female, German: Wanderer

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    Stian

    Male, Norse: Wanderer

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    Tarka

    Male, Literary name: Wandering like water

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    Polo

    Male, Tibetan: Brave wanderer

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    Romer

    Male, German: Pilgrim

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    Female, Spanish: Wanderer

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    Fernanda

    Female, Spanish: Journey 

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    Igashu

    Male, Native American: Wanderer, seeker

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    Stig

    Male, Ancient Scandinavian: Wanderer 

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    Somerild

    Male, Scandinavian: Summer traveler

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    Faramund

    Male, Arabic: A protector of travelers