German Names starting with A

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German names are often inspired by Germanic culture and heritage. In many cases, German families will name their children after a close family member. While many Germans do get creative with names, all German first names must be approved by the German Government. If you don't live in Germany, you will have more freedom to choose your own German name. Because of the number of people with German heritage that live around the world, you'll find plenty of German names that are popular in other countries. Most German names have positive historic context rooted in the origin of the name. These names are perfect choices for newborn baby boys, girls, dogs, and cats!

20 Most Popular German Names starting with A

PopularityNameMeaning
1stAngelinaMessenger of god, actress angelina jolie, god's messenger, heavenly messenger, messenger.
2ndAlexanderDefender of mankind, defender of the people, defender of man, protector of mankind.
3rdAvaLike a bird, living and breathing, voice, bearer of good news.
4thAdrianDark, person from hadria (northern italy), from hadria, wealthy, rich.
5thAnnaGrace, arthur's sister, mother, gracious, merciful.
6thAxelFather of peace, source of life, my father is peace, peace of the father, axe, or small oak tree.
7thAlexisDefender of mankind, defender of the people, protector of humanity.
8thAlvinNoble friend, elf's friend, friend of elves, light complexion.
9thAliceTruthful, of a noble kin, noble, graceful, kind.
10thArchieBold, diminutive form of archibald, daring and precious, derivative: short form of archibald or arthur, strong warrior, bowman.
11thAlexandraDefender of mankind, defender of the people, protector of humanity.
12thAlbertoBright nobility, noble and bright, aristocratic and bright, form of albert, courage of a bear.
13thAmeliaIndustrious, work, hard working, persuasive.
14thAlexisDefender of mankind, defender of the people, protector of humanity.
15thAveryElf ruler, ruler of elves, noble, bearlike.
16thAndreManly, virile, strong and manly, strong.
17thAllisonTruthful, son of the noble one, truthful & noble, truthful and noble.
18thAugustVenerable, great, to increase, exalted, venerated, ruler of the world.
19thAndreaManly, daring, man, warrior, strong, resolute, brave, strong & courageous.
20thAlbertNoble and bright, aristocratic and bright, noble, bright.

All German Names starting with A

NameGenderMeaning
AattoBoyNoble wolf.
AbelardBoyResolute, brave abel, nobly resolute, noble, steadfast.
AbelindaGirl
AberleBoy
AchimBoyConstructed by god.
AckerBoy
AckleyBoyDwells at the oak tree meadow, division of land, field, meadow of oak trees.
AdaGirlWealthy, noble and serene, ornament, noble, happy, graceful and noble, kind, ornamental.
AdalBoyNoble.
AdalGirlNoble.
AdalaGirl
AdalaideGirlNoble kind, of the noble sort.
AdalardBoyBrave, noble strength.
AdalbertBoyIntelligent or noble, nobly bright.
AdalenaGirl
AdaleneGirlNoble.
AdalfriedBoyNoble protector of the peace.
AdalgarBoyNoble spearman.
AdalhardBoyBrave.
AdalheidGirlNoble, noble one.
AdalheidaGirlNoble.
AdaliGirlNoble.
AdaliaGirlOf the nobility, noble, god is my refuge, noble and serene.
AdaliaBoyGod is my refuge, noble.
AdaliciaGirlNoble.
AdalieGirlNoble.
AdalizGirlNoble, noble kind, of the noble sort.
AdalricBoyNoble friend, noble ruler.
AdalrichBoyNoble ruler.
AdalricusBoyNoble ruler.
AdalrikBoyNoble friend.
AdalsindaGirlNoble strength.
AdalwenBoyNoble friend.
AdalwinBoyNoble friend.
AdalwineBoyNoble friend.
AdalwolfBoyNoble wolf.
AdalwolfaGirlNoble she wolf.
AdelBoyBrave, noble.
AdelGirlNoble, kind, graceful and noble.
AdelaGirlNoble, graceful and noble, noble and serene, noble & serene, kind.
AdeladeGirlNoble kind, of the noble sort.
AdelaidaGirlNoble one, noble kind, of the noble sort, noble and serene, noble, kind.
AdelaideGirlNoble, of a noble kin, graceful and noble, kind, noble kind, adorned.
AdelaineGirl
AdelbertBoyNoble, nobly bright, noble bear, bright.
AdelbrechtBoyNobly bright, bright nobility.
AdelburgGirlNoble protector.
AdeleGirlNoble, kind, graceful and noble.
AdeleiGirlNoble kind, of the noble sort.
AdelenaGirl
AdeleneGirl
AdelgardGirlNoble protector.
AdelgundGirlNoble warrior.
AdelgundeGirlNoble warrior.
AdelgundisGirlNoble warrior.
AdelhardBoyResolute, noble strength, noble and strong.
AdelheidGirlSweet or noble, of noble kin, graceful and noble, noble kind, of the noble sort.
AdelheideGirlSweet or noble.
AdeliaGirlNoble, noble and serene.
AdelinaGirlNoble, graceful and noble, noble and serene.
AdelindaGirlNoble.
AdelindeGirlNoble shield.
AdelineGirlNoble, kind, noble & serene.
AdelisaGirlNoble.
AdeliseGirlNoble.
AdelitaGirlNoble, graceful and noble, noble woman warrior.
AdellGirl
AdellaGirlNoble.
AdelleGirlNoble, kind.
AdelmundBoyOf noble birth, noble protector, noble patron.
AdelramBoyDark and noble, noble raven.
AdelrichBoyNoble ruler.
AdeltraudGirlNoble and loved, noble and strong.
AdeltrautGirlNoble and loved, noble and strong.
AdeltrudGirlNoble and loved, noble and strong.
AdeltrudaGirlStrong and noble.
AdelvinaGirlEnnobled by victory.
AdelyteGirlHas good humor, of good cheer.
AdetteGirlSweet or noble.
AdileneGirlNoble, noble and serene.
AdlarBoyEagle.
AdlerBoyEagle.
AdlerGirlEagle.
AdneBoyNobleman's island.
AdolfBoyNoble wolf, distinguished or strong wolf.
AdolfaGirlNoble wolf.
AdolfinaGirlNoble wolf.
AdolfoBoyNoble wolf, distinguished or strong wolf.
AdolfusBoyNoble wolf.
AdollfaGirlNoble wolf.
AdolphBoyNoble wolf, wolf.
AdolphaGirlNoble she wolf, noble wolf.
AdolphusBoyNoble wolf, distinguished or strong wolf.
AdrenildaGirlMother of the warrior.
AdrianBoyDark, person from hadria (northern italy), from hadria, wealthy, rich.
AdrianGirlDark, dark & lovely, of adriatic sea.
AdrianeGirlDark, from hadria, dark and lovely.
AdyGirlNoble, kind.
AgathaGirlGood, virtuous, good-hearted.
AgatheGirlHonorable or good, good, good and kind.
AgieGirlGood.
AgilbertaGirlFamous sword of combat.
AgileoBoySpade of a fighter.
AglajaGirlSplendor, beautiful.
AgnetaGirlPure, sacred, chaste.
AgustineBoyMajestic.
AhlertBoyNoble and strong.
AhlrichBoyNoble ruler.
AhrenBoyEagle.
AilbeBoyIntelligent or noble, white.
AiliGirlNoble, truthful, form of helen, evelyn, aveline, pleasant, truthful and noble.
AilisGirlNoble, of a noble kin, noble kind, of the noble sort, noble & serene.
AilseGirlNoble, sweet.
AkelaikaGirlNoble kind, of the noble sort.
AkselBoyFather of peace, peace of the father.
AlBoyHandsome, short for names beginning with al, unclear, from the name albert.
AlanisGirlPrecious, valuable, beautiful & bright.
AlaricBoyNoble leader, noble ruler, elf ruler, emperor of all, he who rules.
AlaricaGirlRules all.
AlariceGirlRules all, noble ruler, ruler of all.
AlarichBoyNoble ruler.
AlarickBoyNoble leader.
AlarikBoyNoble leader, nobel power, nobel ruler.
AlaryBoyElf ruler.
AlaryGirlElf ruler.
AlbaricBoyBlond ruler.
AlberikBoyElfin king.
AlbernBoyNoble warrior.
AlbertBoyNoble and bright, aristocratic and bright, noble, bright.
AlbertaGirlNoble and bright, wise and graceful, from the name albert, noble and famous, bright nobility.
AlbertinaGirlNoble, wise and graceful, noble and famous, bright, bright nobility.
AlbertineGirlNoble, noble and famous, noble and bright.
AlbertoBoyBright nobility, noble and bright, aristocratic and bright, form of albert, courage of a bear.
AlbertyneGirlNoble.
AlbrechtBoyIntelligent or noble, aristocratic and bright, nobly bright.
AlbredaGirlAdvice of an elf.
AlbrektBoyBright nobility.
AlburnBoyNoble warrior.
AlbwinBoyFriend of the elfs.
AldBoyOld or wise.
AldaGirlOld or wise, old, old but graceful, long lived, elder, noble, rich.
AldegudaGirlFamous leader.
AldegundeGirlNoble warrior, ancient battle.
AldegundisGirlNoble warrior, ancient battle.
AldelmoBoyOld helmet.
AldeneGirlWise.
AlderBoyFrom the alder tree, alder tree.
AldisBoyFrom the old house.
AldisGirlFrom the old house, old, elder.
AldmanBoyMan.
AldoBoyOld or wise, old or noble, very old, old, elder, antiquity, name of origin, noble.
AldonaGirlWise, feminine form of aldon, old, elder.
AldonzaGirlNice, good natured, noble war, battle, sweet, noble battle.
AldrichBoyOld or wise ruler, wise sage, old ruler, wise counselor.
AldrikBoyOld or wise counselor.
AledaGirlWinged, small and winged.
AleeceGirlOf the nobility.
AleidaGirlNoble, noble kind, of the noble sort.
AleitGirlNoble kind, of the noble sort, noble sort.
AlenaGirlFair, light, torch of light.
AlenkaGirl
AlericBoyNoble ruler.
AletteGirlNoble, noble one.
AlexanderBoyDefender of mankind, defender of the people, defender of man, protector of mankind.
AlexandraGirlDefender of mankind, defender of the people, protector of humanity.
AlexisBoyDefender of mankind, defender of the people, protector of humanity.
AlexisGirlDefender of mankind, defender of the people, protector of humanity.
AlfildaGirlHelps the elves.
AlfonsBoyNoble, noble and ready, prompt, all struggle.
AlfonsineGirlNoble.
AlfonsoBoyNoble and eager, noble and ready, noble and prepared, noble, ready.
AlfredaGirlWise counselor, counsel of elves.
AlfriedBoyNoble protector of the peace.
AlgarBoyNoble spearman.
AlgerBoyNoble spearman, distinguished warrior.
AlheitGirlNoble kind, of the noble sort.
AlhmanicBoyDivine.
AlhsomBoySacred fame.
AlhwinBoyNoble friend.
AliceGirlTruthful, of a noble kin, noble, graceful, kind.
AliciaGirlTruthful, of noble kin, noble, graceful, truthful & noble, noble woman.
AlidaGirlSmall and winged, of a noble kin, graceful and noble, small, winged, noble sort.
AlinaGirlBeautiful, little noble one, noble, kind, graceful and noble, bright, fair bright, fair and bright, of magdala.
AlisonGirlTruthful, son of the noble one, noble, graceful.
AliszGirlTruthful.
AliviaGirlOlive tree, olive, amazing black hair and blue eyes.
AlizGirlTruthful, noble, graceful, noble sort.
AlkeGirlNoble one, noble person.
AllaryceGirlRules all.
AlldrichBoyLong time ruler.
AllieGirlShort form of names starting wth al, noble, kind.
AllisonGirlTruthful, son of the noble one, truthful & noble, truthful and noble.
AllisonBoySon of the noble one.
AllissGirlOf the nobility.
AllyceGirlOf the nobility.
AlmarBoyFamous for his noble character.
AlmodisGirlVery happy.
AloikiBoy
AloisBoyFamous warrior or famous in battle, well-known fighter, famous warrior.
AloisaGirlFamous warrior.
AloiseGirlFamous warrior or famous in battle, famous warrior.
AloisiBoy
AloisiaGirlFamous warrior or famous in battle.
AlonsaGirlEager for battle, noble and ready, noble and eager, noble woman.
AloysBoy
AloyseGirl
AloysiaGirlFamous warrior, famous in war.
AlphonseBoyNoble and ready, eager, noble and eager.
AlphonsineGirlNoble.
AlphonsoBoyReady, freed man, noble and eager, noble and ready.
AlphonsusBoyNoble or ready.
AlramBoyNoble raven.
AlricBoyRules all, ruler over all, noble ruler.
AlrickBoyRules all, noble ruler.
AlrikBoyNoble leader, all ruler, noble ruler.
AltBoyOld, senior.
AltmanBoyWise man, man who is old, old, experienced man.
AltmannBoyWise man.
AltrudGirlNoble and loved, noble and strong.
AlvaGirlLight-skinned, fair complected, female elf, white, elf army.
AlvanBoyNoble friend, friend of the elves.
AlvarBoyArmy of elves, elf warrior, army of the elves.
AlvarGirlLight skinned, elf army.
AlvaraGirlLight skinned.
AlvarieGirlLight skinned.
AlvaroBoyElf army, guardian, army of elves, white.
AlvieGirlLight skinned.
AlvinBoyNoble friend, elf's friend, friend of elves, light complexion.
AlvyBoyNoble friend, friend of elves.
AlvynBoyNoble friend.
AlwinBoyNoble friend, beloved by all.
AlwinaGirlNoble friend.
AlwineGirlNoble friend.
AlwynBoyNoble friend, friend of the elves, friend of elves.
AlyceGirlOf the nobility, of noble kin.
AlydaGirlArchaic.
AlysGirlNoble, of the nobility.
AlyssGirlOf the nobility.
AmalasandGirlIndustrious.
AmalasandaGirlIndustrious.
AmalbertaGirlBrilliant work.
AmaldBoyPower of an eagle.
AmaldaGirlEagle or strong.
AmaliaGirlIndustrious, hardworking, hard working, servant of god, work.
AmalieGirlIndustrious, hard worker, hard working.
AmalineGirlHard working.
AmallBoyPower of an eagle.
AmalsindaGirlThe one god points to.
AmaraGirlEternally beautiful, eternal, elegance, grace.
AmaudBoyPower of an eagle.
AmdBoyPower of an eagle.
AmdtBoyPower of an eagle.
AmeBoyEagle.
AmeliaGirlIndustrious, work, hard working, persuasive.
AmelieGirlHard working, hardworking, industrious, persuasive.
AmelineGirlHard-working.
AmellBoyPower of an eagle.
AmerieBoy
AmerigoBoyIndustrious, home ruler, ever-powerful in battle.
AmeryBoyIndustrious leader, ridge or long hill, industrious ruler.
AmetBoyPower of an eagle.
AmettBoyPower of an eagle.
AmettaGirlPower of an eagle.
AmetteGirlPower of an eagle.
AmeyBoyEagle.
AmholdBoyPower of an eagle.
AmiBoyEagle, reliable and trustworthy.
AmkeBoy
AmkeGirl
AmoBoyPower of an eagle.
AmoldBoyPower of an eagle.
AmollBoyPower of an eagle.
AmorieGirlIndustrious leader.
AmoryBoyIndustrious leader, home ruler, home power.
AmotBoyPower of an eagle.
AmottBoyPower of an eagle.
AmwolfBoyEagle wolf.
AnalieseGirlFrom anna and elise.
AnaliseGirlGrace or devoted to god, from anna and elise, devoted to god.
AncelBoyGod protection.
AncilBoyGod's protection, of nobility.
AndrasBoyManly, virile, man, warrior.
AndreBoyManly, virile, strong and manly, strong.
AndreaGirlManly, daring, man, warrior, strong, resolute, brave, strong & courageous.
AndreaBoyManly, man, warrior, manly warrior.
AndreasBoyManly, virile, man, warrior, manly warrior.
AndrineGirlMan, warrior, brave.
AngelikaGirlMessenger, angel.
AngelinaGirlMessenger of god, actress angelina jolie, god's messenger, heavenly messenger, messenger.
AninaGirl
AnnBoyGift of god.
AnnaGirlGrace, arthur's sister, mother, gracious, merciful.
AnnaBoy
AnnahGirlGracious.
AnnalieseGirlFull of grace.
AnnaliseGirlFull of grace, from anna and elise.
AnnamariaGirlBitter grace.
AnnelieseGirlGracious or god is my oath, from anna and elise, god is my oath.
AnneliseGirlGracious or god is my oath, from anna and lisa.
AnnemarieGirlBitter grace, gracious, rebellious woman, fuse of anna and maria, favor, grace.
AnniGirlGracious, favor, grace.
AnnikaGirlGracious, merciful.
AnnoraGirlGracious, honor, honour.
AnnorahGirlGracious.
AnoraGirlGrace.
AnselBoyGod's protection, a god, nobleman's follower, follower of a nobleman.
AnsellBoyGod's protection.
AnselmBoyGod's helmet, helmet of god, divine protector.
AnselmaGirlProtective like god's helmet, helmet of god, divine protector.
AnselmeBoyDivine protection, helmet of god.
AnselmoBoyDivine protection, god's helmet, god-protection, having the protection of god, having god's protection.
AnsgarBoyFrom germanic elements ans - god & gar - spear, spear of god, spear of the gods.
AnsgardGirlGarden of the gods.
AnsonBoyAnne's son, divine, son of ann, son of agnes, uncertain, perhaps son of agnes.
AntonBoyPriceless, inestimable or praiseworthy, worthy of admiration or praise, strong in character, praiseworthy, invaluable, inestimable.
AntoniaGirlPriceless, inestimable or praiseworthy, invaluable, inestimable.
AntonieGirlPriceless, inestimable or praiseworthy, invaluable.
ApselBoyFather of peace.
ArabelaGirlBeautiful lion, beautiful altar.
ArabellaGirlBeautiful alter, beautiful lion, adorable, beautiful altar, answered prayer.
ArarindaGirlTenacious.
ArchaimbaudBoyBold.
ArchambaultBoyBold.
ArchardBoySacred, powerful, strong.
ArchenhaudBoyBold.
ArchibaldBoyBold, truly bold, daring and precious, very bold, bold prince.
ArchibaldaGirlBorn free.
ArchieBoyBold, diminutive form of archibald, daring and precious, derivative: short form of archibald or arthur, strong warrior, bowman.
ArchimbaldBoyBold.
ArdalBoyEagle ruler, high honor, fierce as a bear.
AreBoyEagle.
ArenBoyEagle, eagle ruler, ruler, rule.
ArenGirlEagle ruler.
ArendBoyPower of an eagle, from adria, as powerful as an eagle.
ArgimonGirlDefensive army.
AricBoyRuler of all, noble leader, lion of god, ruler.
ArickBoyRuler of all, noble leader.
ArikBoyRuler of all, noble leader.
ArlaGirlPledge, eagle, farmer.
ArleighGirlMeadow of the hare.
ArlenBoyPledge, person from erlen, germany, oath, land with hares.
ArloBoyFortified hill, the barberry, hill, between two hills.
ArmanBoyLonging, desire or goal, army man, bold or hardy man.
ArmandBoySoldier, army man, noble soldier.
ArmandoBoySoldier, army man, bold and hardy man, bold or hardy man.
ArmengolBoyReady for combat.
ArminBoyHigh place, universal, whole.
ArminaGirlWarrior maiden, noble.
ArmonBoyHigh place, army man.
ArnBoyPowerful eagle.
ArnaldBoyEagle, power.
ArndtBoyPowerful eagle.
ArneBoyEagle, as powerful as an eagle, abbrevation of arn-names.
ArnelleGirlEagle ruler, eagle.
ArnhelmBoyProtected by the eagle.
ArnhildGirlBattle of the eagles.
ArnieBoyEagle power, derivative: from the name arne or arnold, war maker.
ArnoBoySincere, eagle.
ArnoldBoyEagle ruler, eagle power, as powerful as an eagle, strong as an eagle, eagle-eyed ruler.
ArnollBoyEagle, power.
ArnoutBoyPowerful eagle.
ArntBoyEagle ruler.
ArnulfBoyEagle wolf.
ArnulfaGirlEagle wolf.
AroaGirlGood person.
ArrigoBoyRuler of an estate, ruler of the home, industrious.
ArvieBoyFriend of the people.
ArvinBoyFriend of the people, friend to all, friend of the army.
ArvisBoyThe people's friend.
ArvonBoyThe people's friend.
AskanBoy(spear) of the wood of the ash-tree.
AstaGirlLove, bright as a star, divine beauty, a star.
AstridGirlBeautiful goddess, god's strength, divine beauty, divine strength, star.
AthalaGirlNoble.
AuberonBoyElf ruler, noble bear.
AuberonGirlNoble bear.
AubreyBoyBearlike, bearlike or blond ruler, noble ruler, ruler of elves, elfin king, noble, bear-like.
AubreyGirlBlond ruler, bearlike or blond ruler, noble ruler, ruler of elves, elfin king, noble, bearlike.
AubryBoyRules with elf-wisdom.
AudelinaGirlNoble strength.
AudoBoyWealthy, prosperous.
AudricBoyOld or wise ruler.
AudrickBoyOld or wise ruler.
AudwinBoyWise ruler.
AudwineBoyWise ruler.
AugustBoyVenerable, great, to increase, exalted, venerated, ruler of the world.
AugustineBoyMajestic, great, exalted, venerated.
AugustusBoyMajestic, great, exalted, revered.
AurelBoyGilded or golden.
AurickBoyNoble leader.
AurikBoyNoble leader.
AvaGirlLike a bird, living and breathing, voice, bearer of good news.
AveryGirlElf ruler, ruler of elves, noble, bearlike.
AxelBoyFather of peace, source of life, my father is peace, peace of the father, axe, or small oak tree.
AxellaGirlPeace.
AxelleGirlPeace, my father is peace.