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The Best Baby Names That Mean Kind 

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Updated July 27, 2018 971 votes 197 voters 13.4k views 23 items

If you want your baby to have a name with positive connotations, there are plenty of baby names that mean kind or something similar. There are lots of great names with loving, gentle meanings that are perfect for parents looking for an aspirational name for their little one. Below, you'll find some great names to add to your list! 

There are some beautiful vintage female names that mean kind, such as Adelaide and Agatha, which give you the option of the cute nicknames Addie and Aggie. In terms of male names, Kevin is an attractive, classic name that means both kind and handsome. However, if you're looking for some unique names that mean kindness, you have plenty of options! The unisex name Ellis is a Welsh name that means benevolent. For girls, this can be a great way to get to the nickname Ellie without relying on overly traditional choices like Eleanor or Ellen. Fun boys names, like Benigno and Evander, roughly translate to kind or nice. 

Give the best options a thumbs up below and please add any good names we may have missed.

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Female, English/Italian: Noble, kind

2
Ellis

Unisex, Welsh: Benevolent 

3
Kevin

Male, Irish: Kind, handsome 

4
Anisa

Female, Indonesian: Friend, friendly

5
Evander

Male, Greek/Roman mythology: Good man

6
Mehri

Female, Persian: Kind, lovable, sunny

7
Caris

Female, Welsh: Love, grace, kindness 

8
Tirion

Unisex, Welsh: Gentle, kind

9
Agatha

Female, Greek: Good woman

10
Hiroko

Female, Japanese: Tolerant, generous

11
Hiroshi

Male, Japanese: Tolerant, generous

12
Miyeon

Female, Korean: Beautiful and kindhearted 

13
Ebele

Female, Igbo: Mercy, kindness

14
Ithel

Male, Welsh: Generous lord

15
Latifah

Female, Arabic: Kind, gentle

16
Kapono

Male, Hawaiian: The good one, good moral 

17
Maitreya

Female, Sanskrit: Loving kindness 

18
Caron

Female, Welsh: Loving, kindhearted, charitable

19
Heidrich

Male, Ancient Germanic: Fame, kind

20
Latif

Male, Arabic/Indonesian: Kind, gentle

21
Garbo

Female, Italian: Polite, kind

22
Lutfi

Male, Arabic/Indonesian: Kind, gentle

23
Benigno

Male, Italian/Spanish/Portuguese: Kind, friendly