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The Best Baby Names That Mean Traveler 

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Updated June 14, 2019 1.5k votes 512 voters 36k views 19 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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1
Noah

Male, Hebrew: Wandering

2
Saira

Female, Urdu: Traveler 

3
Kymani

Male, Eastern African: Adventurous traveler

4
Doran

Unisex, Irish: Wanderer

5
Tripp

Male, English: A journey 

6
Ferdinand

Male, Spanish: Journey

7
Peregrine

Male, Latin: Traveler

8
Nestor

Male, Greek: Homecoming, traveler, voyager

9
Stian

Male, Norse: Wanderer

10
Polo

Male, Tibetan: Brave wanderer

11

Female, Spanish: Wanderer

12
Wanda

Female, German: Wanderer

13
Tarka

Male, Literary name: Wandering like water

14
Romer

Male, German: Pilgrim

15
Igashu

Male, Native American: Wanderer, seeker

16
Somerild

Male, Scandinavian: Summer traveler

17
Fernanda

Female, Spanish: Journey 

18
Faramund

Male, Arabic: A protector of travelers

19
Stig

Male, Ancient Scandinavian: Wanderer