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The Best Baby Names That Mean Youth

Updated July 24, 2018 1.1k votes 170 voters 8.3k views21 items

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Names that mean youth are perfect if you want your child to remain young at heart well into adulthood. If you're on the hunt for the perfect name for your little one, you've come to the right place. From classic, well-worn names that have been popular for decades to unique adages that will make your child stand out on any class roster, you'll find a great list of youthful names here! 

There are plenty of traditional male and female names meaning youth if your taste veers towards the vintage and familiar. Julia and Julian both mean youth, for example, as do their variations like Gillian and Jules. However, in the era of unique names, you may want something more unusual. Luckily, there are plenty of boy and girl names that mean young or something similar that are likely to take friends and relatives by surprise. The unisex name Neo means new, which is associated with youth. For girls, Rasha is a cute Arabic name that means young gazelle. Fans of Buffy the Vampire Slayer may want to consider Giles, which means young goat. 

Do you have a favorite name that means youth for the beautiful baby in your life? Give the best options a thumbs up and please add any good names we may have missed.

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    Nova

    Female, Latin: Youth and fresh

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    Julia

    Female, Latin: Youthful

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    Male, English: Youthful

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    Neo

    Unisex, Greek: New

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    Camilla

    Female, Latin: Young ceremonial attendant 

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    Jules

    Unisex, Latin: Youthful 

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    Kaui

    Unisex, Hawaiian: The youthful one

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    Alma

    Female, Hebrew: Young woman

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    Gillian

    Female, Celtic: Youthful

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    Cailean

    Male, Scottish: Young dog

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    Kanya

    Female, Thai: Young woman

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    Bambi

    Female, English: Young girl

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    Vesa

    Male, Finnish: Sprout, young tree

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    Jolette

    Female, Latin: Youthful

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    Rasha

    Female, Arabic: Young gazelle

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    Bala

    Unisex, Sanskrit: Young

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    Owain

    Male, Greek/Welsh: Youth

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    Berna

    Female, Turkish: Young

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    Mabyn

    Female, Welsh: Youth

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    Giles

    Male, English: Young goat

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    Ghassan

    Male, Arabic: Youth

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