Strength, determination and team spirit are great athletes’ traits. Sports baby names reflect such qualities. For those of you who appreciate speed and self-confidence, we made a list of names inspired by great athletes.
Dealing with discipline, learning to set ground rules, sharing enthusiasm and passion for a common cause are important for the rest of their lives.
In your search for the most suitable name for your baby, you may find inspiration while watching a basketball game or the U.S. Open tennis tournament.
Sports’ superstars have regular guy or girl names like Michael or Maria, i.e. Michael Jordan and Maria Sharapova.
These names become more interesting and inspiring when seen under the spotlight of their achievements.
Another option you may consider is to pick some of your favorite athletes’ surnames and check if you like how they sound as first names.
Take your time and reflect, use them out loud for a couple of days, to make sure they sound suitable for your dazzling baby girl or boy.
Sports baby names for boys