Top pick of baby names for boys and girls with red hair
Expecting a redheaded baby? Here’s some great names to consider.
If red hair is a common trait in your family, chances are you will have a red head too, but many red-haired babies may not have ginger parents, so get inspiration for names that are just suited to a beautiful red haired baby.
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Best names for ginger boys
Clancy: Is of Irish origin and means ‘red-haired warrior.’
Corcoran: Of Irish origin meaning ‘ruddy-faced.’
Flynn: Of Irish origin meaning ‘son of the red-haired one.’
Rowan: Of Gaelic origin meaning ‘little red one.’ Also a girl’s name.
Jasper: Of English origin meaning ‘gemstone.’
Phoenix: Of Greek origin meaning ‘a gold and scarlet bird’ or ‘reborn from the ashes.’
Rory: In Irish Gaelic means ‘red king.’
Radley: Of English origin meaning ‘from the red meadow.’
Redford: Of Scottish origin and ideal for red heads.
Rohit: Various origins meaning ‘colour red.’
Garfield: The name inspired by the cartoon ginger cat, Garfield.
Keegan: Of Irish origin meaning ‘fiery.’
Rooney: In Gaelic the name means ‘red haired.’
Rudyard (Rudy): Of old English origin meaning ‘red yard.’
Rusty: From the English word, rusty is seen as a shade of red.
Gilroy: In Gaelic the name means ‘serves the red-haired one.’
Harkin: Of Gaelic origin meaning ‘red.’
Rohan: Various origins meaning ‘red-haired’ in Gaelic.
Alroy: In Gaelic it means ‘red haired.’
Adam: Derived from Hebrew meaning ‘to be red.’
Best names for ginger girls
Crimson: English name for a strong red colour.
Rosie: Association with red roses.
Scarlett: Inspired by the colour scarlett red.
Poppy: Association with the flowers.
Rowan: A Gaelic boy’s name meaning ‘little red one.’
Ruby: A ruby gemstone is red.
Roisin: Of Irish origin meaning ‘little rose.’
Rufina: Of Latin and Greek origin meaning ‘red-haired.’
Alani: From Hawaiian origin meaning ‘orange tree.’
Annie: Inspired by the infamous little red-headed orphan Annie.
Coral: From the English word for the pink semi-precious sea growth.
Cherry: Based on the red fruit.
Autumn: The season of autumn is filled with red/brown colours.
Amber: Association based on the colour.
Corsen: Of Welsh origin meaning ‘reed.’
Hazel: English name and refers to the hazel tree.
Maple: Of Middle English origin and means ‘someone who lived by the maple tree.’
Sienna: Of Italian origin and means ‘reddish orange-brown.’
Sorrell: Is of Germanic origin and means ‘brown, chestnut.’
Still undecided about the perfect name for your little one? Try our baby name generator for more inspiration!
You can also take a look in Bounty Community to see what other mums have chosen.