Names The Best Baby Names That Mean Kind  

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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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16 7

Female, English/Italian: Noble, kind

2
11 11
Kevin

Male, Irish: Kind, handsome 

3
8 8
Ellis

Unisex, Welsh: Benevolent 

4
7 8
Anisa

Female, Indonesian: Friend, friendly

5
5 8
Agatha

Female, Greek: Good woman

6
5 9
Caris

Female, Welsh: Love, grace, kindness 

7
3 7
Ithel

Male, Welsh: Generous lord

8
3 7
Lutfi

Male, Arabic/Indonesian: Kind, gentle

9
3 7
Evander

Male, Greek/Roman mythology: Good man

10
2 7
Mehri

Female, Persian: Kind, lovable, sunny

11
4 10
Tirion

Unisex, Welsh: Gentle, kind

12
2 8
Kapono

Male, Hawaiian: The good one, good moral 

13
2 8
Latif

Male, Arabic/Indonesian: Kind, gentle

14
1 7
Hiroshi

Male, Japanese: Tolerant, generous

15
1 7
Ebele

Female, Igbo: Mercy, kindness

16
1 7
Heidrich

Male, Ancient Germanic: Fame, kind

17
1 7
Maitreya

Female, Sanskrit: Loving kindness 

18
2 10
Benigno

Male, Italian/Spanish/Portuguese: Kind, friendly 

19
1 8
Hiroko

Female, Japanese: Tolerant, generous

20
1 8
Caron

Female, Welsh: Loving, kindhearted, charitable

21
1 8
Latifah

Female, Arabic: Kind, gentle

22
1 8
Miyeon

Female, Korean: Beautiful and kindhearted 

23
1 10
Garbo

Female, Italian: Polite, kind