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404 Bonzer Australian Baby Names (With Meanings)

Team Peanut4 days ago13 min read

On the hunt for bonzer Australian baby names for your little ankle-biter? Strewth, no worries, we’ve got you covered.

Australian Baby Names

You probably won’t find many Bruces and Sheilas around Australia nowadays, but there are lots more beautiful and strong Australian names to choose from.

With a mix of European and Aboriginal names, from popular Australian names to traditional Australian names, we’re sure you’ll find the perfect Australian name for your little peanut.

In this article 📝

  • What is the most Australian name?
  • What are some traditional Aboriginal Australian girl’s names?
  • What are some traditional Aboriginal Australian boy’s names?
  • What Aboriginal Australian names are gender-neutral?
  • What are good Australian names?

What is the most Australian name?

While the names Bruce and Sheila might be the first names that pop into our heads when we think what’s the most Australian name?, it’s not really the case.

Considering Australia spans 2.97 million square miles, with over 500 different nations, speaking more than 250 languages in 800 dialects and accents, it’s hard to choose just one especially Australian baby name.

But there is a gender-neutral name that means “Indigenous Australian” that might fit the bill:

  1. Bili.

If that’s not taking your fancy, we have over 400 other Australian baby names for you to peruse, so you can see which ones are most suitable for your little peanut and your family.

What are some traditional Aboriginal Australian girl’s names?

The Aboriginal people of Australia have a history dating back 65,000 years, and represent around 4% of the total population of the continent.

When it comes to girl names, Australia has them in droves ‒ elegant Australian names, meaningful Aboriginal names, and cool Australian names…

If you have some Aboriginal Australian heritage, or if you want to honor Indigenous Australian cultures, have a look at these 95 beautiful Aboriginal Australian girl’s names:

  1. Aaina: Meaning “mirror”.
  2. Aaishah: Meaning “lively person”.
  3. Aakifah: Meaning “devoted”.
  4. Aalaa: Meaning “highest”.
  5. Aalia or Aaliyah: Meaning “exalted”.
  6. Aara: Meaning “adoring”.
  7. Aarani: Meaning “beautiful”.
  8. Aase: Meaning “tree-covered mountain” or “God”.
  9. Aasimah: Meaning “protector”.
  10. Aasiya: Meaning “precious”.
  11. Aayla: Meaning “mountain peak”.
  12. Abaigael: Meaning “gives joy”.
  13. Abeba: Meaning “flower”.
  14. Abena: Meaning “born on Tuesday”.
  15. Abi: Meaning “goddess”.
  16. Abigael: Meaning “leads a monastery”.
  17. Abilene: Meaning “a plain”.
  18. Abla: Meaning “perfectly formed”.
  19. Adalet: Meaning “justice”.
  20. Adaliya: Meaning “rainbow serpent spirit”.
  21. Adalyn: Meaning “noble”.
  22. Adanne: Meaning “mother’s daughter”.
  23. Adeeba: Meaning “she who loves to read”.
  24. Adeena: Meaning “goddess”.
  25. Adelaide: A city in South Australia.
  26. Adina: Meaning “pleasant”.
  27. Akuna: Meaning “flowing water or “to follow”.
  28. Alinta: Meaning “fire”. 🔥
  29. Alira, Allira, or Allyra: Meaning “translucent quartz”.
  30. Alkina: Meaning “moon”.
  31. Alkira: Meaning “sky”.
  32. Allora: A town in Queensland.
  33. Alisah: Meaning “great happiness”.
  34. Alkawari: Meaning “covenant”.
  35. Alyne: Meaning “ray of the sun” or “blonde-haired”.
  36. Anele: Meaning “enough”.
  37. Angoona: Meaning unknown.
  38. Anmanari: Meaning unknown.
  39. Araluen: Meaning “water lilies”.
  40. Arika: Meaning “blue water lily”.
  41. Badia: Meaning “unprecedented”.
  42. Badiha: Meaning “insight”.
  43. Badra: Meaning “full moon”.
  44. Bahia: Meaning “nice”.
  45. Bahiya: Meaning “beautiful”.
  46. Ballina: A town in New South Wales.
  47. Baraa: Meaning “purity”.
  48. Basima: Meaning “smiling”.
  49. Binda: Meaning “green place” or “deep water”.
  50. Bindi: Meaning “little girl” or “butterfly”. 🦋
  51. Brindabella: Meaning “two hopping mice”. Also an Australian mountain range.
  52. Callanna: A South Australian town.
  53. Cardinia: Meaning “look to the sunrise”.
  54. Celyse: Meaning “heavenly”.
  55. Centaine: Meaning “individual”.
  56. Collerina: A town in New South Wales.
  57. Cra: Meaning “elegance”.
  58. Darana: An Aboriginal supernatural being, said to be around during the Dreamtime.
  59. Elanora: Meaning “home by the sea”.
  60. Ellin: Meaning “wish”.
  61. Iluka: Meaning “by the sea”.
  62. Inala: Meaning “night-time” or “place of rest”. Also a town in Brisbane.
  63. Indeko: Meaning “moon”.
  64. Jarrah: Meaning “red eucalyptus tree”.
  65. Jedda: Meaning “small wild goose” or “wren”.
  66. Jiemba: Meaning “Venus” or “laughing star”.
  67. Kalina: Meaning “love and affection”.
  68. Kareela: Meaning “grass near a waterhole”. Also a suburb in Brisbane.
  69. Karri: Meaning “eucalyptus tree”.
  70. Keira: Meaning “large lagoon” or “tall mountain”.
  71. Kiara: A town in Western Australia.
  72. Killara: Meaning “always there”. Also a town in Sydney.
  73. Kirra: Meaning “beautiful woman”, “life” or “dancing leaf”. Also the name of a beach in Queensland.
  74. Koori or Korrie: A town in Victoria and New South Wales.
  75. Kyabra: A town in Victoria.
  76. Kylie: Meaning “boomerang”.
  77. Lenah: Meaning “kangaroo”. Also a town in Hobart.
  78. Leumeah: Meaning “here I rest”. Also a suburb in Sydney.
  79. Lilardia: meaning “flower”.
  80. Lowanna: Meaning “girl” or “woman”.
  81. Lutana: Meaning “moon”. Also a suburb in Hobart.
  82. Manmarra: Meaning “moonshine”.
  83. Maya: Meaning “home”.
  84. Medika: Meaning “flower”. 💮
  85. Merindah: Meaning “beautiful”.
  86. Minjarra: Meaning “fruit in the bush”.
  87. Myaree: Meaning “foliage”.
  88. Narelle: Meaning “little river”.
  89. Ngarra: Meaning “together with you”.
  90. Orana: Meaning “moon”.
  91. Rianna: Meaning “caterpillar”.
  92. Talia: A town in South Australia.
  93. Tarni or Tahnee: Meaning “sound of the surf”.
  94. Victoria: One of the most well-known regions of Australia.
  95. Waratah: A bush native to Sydney with a crimson flower.

What are some traditional Aboriginal Australian boy’s names?

Having a bouncing baby boy? How about one of our Australian names for boys?

We’ve got 66 Aboriginal Australian boy names with powerful meanings for you to choose from:

  1. Allambee: Meaning “quiet place” or “to remain”.
  2. Anatjari: Meaning “sacred rock hole” or “becoming ashamed place”, based on Aboriginal Australian stories of the Dreamtime.
  3. Bambam: Meaning “swelling”, “bruise”, or “yellow”.
  4. Biralee: Meaning “baby”.
  5. Birrani: Meaning “boy”.
  6. Bouddi: Meaning “heart”. Also a beachside area in New South Wales.
  7. Bunji: Meaning “friend”.
  8. Callagun: Meaning “blue fig”.
  9. Ces: Meaning “natural teacher” or “born leader”.
  10. Colebee: Meaning “coal town”.
  11. Cuma: Meaning “rascal”.
  12. Dainen: Meaning “kindhearted”.
  13. Daku: Meaning “sand hill”.
  14. Danian: Meaning “famous warrior”.
  15. Daymion: Meaning “clever” or “quick-witted”.
  16. Denaye: Meaning “cute” or “determined”.
  17. Denbeigh: Meaning “master of honesty”.
  18. Dimity: Meaning “cotton cloth”.
  19. Djalu: Meaning “lightning”.
  20. Djarrtjuntjun: Meaning “roots of the paperback tree”.
  21. Dural: Meaning “valley” or “burning log”. Also a suburb in Sydney.
  22. Euroa: A town in Victoria.
  23. Gah: Meaning “sword” or “pond”.
  24. Gef: Meaning “sword”.
  25. Gelar: Meaning “brother”.
  26. Ghy: Meaning “pond” of “pool”.
  27. Gie: Meaning “clever person”.
  28. Gon: Meaning “friendly”.
  29. Goonagulla: Meaning “sky”.
  30. Gurumarra: Meaning “lightning with no thunder”.
  31. Huon: Meaning “pine tree”.
  32. Irabinna: Meaning “warrior”.
  33. Jabiru: Meaning “black-necked stork”.
  34. Jarli: Meaning “barn owl”.
  35. Jindalee: Meaning “bare hill”.
  36. Julij: Meaning “youthful”.
  37. Karro: Meaning “blood”.
  38. Kaurna: Meaning “crow”.
  39. Kudnarto: Meaning “third child”.
  40. Kuparr: Meaning “red earth”.
  41. Kurraki: Meaning “white cockatoo”.
  42. Lowan: Meaning “malleefowl”, a small bird native to Australia.
  43. Lue: Meaning “chain of waterhole”. Also a village in New South Wales.
  44. Mandawuy: Meaning “from clay”.
  45. Mawukura: Meaning unknown.
  46. Miro: Meaning “spear”.
  47. Monaro: Meaning “high plain”. Also a town in New South Wales.
  48. Monti: Meaning “black-necked stork”.
  49. Numo: Meaning “eldest child”.
  50. Nullah: Meaning “hunting stick”.
  51. Occa: Meaning “from the motherland”.
  52. Omeo: Meaning “mountains” or “hills”. Also a town in Victoria.
  53. Rashtin: Meaning “truthful”.
  54. Talei: Meaning “precious one”.
  55. Tarka: Meaning “eggshell”.
  56. Tasman: Meaning “person from Tasmania”.
  57. Tau: Meaning “twilight” or “dusk”.
  58. Tjandamurra or Jandamarra: Meaning “young warrior”.
  59. Walken: Meaning “rainbow”. 🌈
  60. Warragul: Meaning “dingo”. Also a town in Victoria.
  61. Warrin: Meaning “winter”.
  62. Warriya: Meaning “second-born son”.
  63. Wurrunna: A spiritual hero in Aboriginal Australian culture.
  64. Yannathan: Meaning “walk” or “roam”.
  65. Yarraman: Meaning “horse”.
  66. Yileen: Meaning “dream”.

What Aboriginal Australian names are gender-neutral?

While there’s not much known about gender in Aboriginal Australian culture, there are a handful of gorgeous Aussie names that work for boys, girls, and they-bies.

(If you’re looking for more gender-neutral baby name inspo, check out our ultimate guide).

Here are 17 beautiful Australian Aboriginal baby names for your little peanut:

  1. Aabroo: Meaning “fame”.
  2. Aarzoo: Meaning “wish”.
  3. Bayan: Meaning “eloquence”.
  4. Ciji: Meaning “cute”.
  5. Mirri: Meaning “the sun”.
  6. Jannali: Meaning “moon”.
  7. Kaiya: Meaning “spear”.
  8. Maali, Mali, Mahlee, or Marli: Meaning “black swan” or “old tree”. Also a town in New South Wales.
  9. Maroochy: Meaning “black swan”.
  10. Merri: Meaning “very rocky”.
  11. Pengana: Meaning “hawk”.
  12. Sydney: One of the largest cities of Australia (but not the capital!).
  13. Tidam: Meaning “star”. ⭐
  14. Waru: Meaning “fire” or “Milky Way”.
  15. Watorea: Meaning “sunset”.
  16. Yarran: Meaning “acacia tree”.
  17. Yindi: Meaning “child” or “Sun”.

What are good Australian names?

Since the arrival of European explorers in the 1600s (about 100 years before Captain Cook arrived in the mid-18th century), Australian baby names from Greece, Britain, and Scandinavian countries, have been growing astronomically.

So the majority of the most popular and common Australian names are European ‒ top contenders include Chloe and Sophie for baby girls, and Jackson and Daniel for baby boys.

100 most popular Australian names for girls

  1. Adeline
  2. Alexis
  3. Alice
  4. Amelia
  5. Anika
  6. Anna
  7. Aria
  8. Ariana
  9. Audrey
  10. Aurora
  11. Ava
  12. Ayla
  13. Bella
  14. Betty
  15. Bonnie
  16. Bridie
  17. Charlotte
  18. Chelsea
  19. Chloe
  20. Claire
  21. Clara
  22. Daisy
  23. Delilah
  24. Eden
  25. Eleanor
  26. Elena
  27. Eliana
  28. Eliza
  29. Elizabeth
  30. Ella
  31. Ellie
  32. Eloise
  33. Elsie
  34. Emilia
  35. Emily
  36. Emma
  37. Eva
  38. Evelyn
  39. Evie
  40. Florence
  41. Freya
  42. Gabriella
  43. Georgia
  44. Grace
  45. Hallie
  46. Hannah
  47. Harriet
  48. Hazel
  49. Heidi
  50. Imogen
  51. Isabel
  52. Isabella
  53. Isabelle
  54. Isla
  55. Ivy
  56. Jasmine
  57. Lara
  58. Layla
  59. Leah
  60. Lily
  61. Lola
  62. Lucinda
  63. Lucy
  64. Luella
  65. Luna
  66. Madeline
  67. Madison
  68. Maeve
  69. Maggie
  70. Maryam
  71. Matilda
  72. Mila
  73. Millie
  74. Molly
  75. Olive
  76. Olivia
  77. Penelope
  78. Phoebe
  79. Piper
  80. Pippa
  81. Pippi
  82. Poppy
  83. Rose
  84. Rosella
  85. Rosie
  86. Ruby
  87. Sadie
  88. Sarah
  89. Savannah
  90. Scarlett
  91. Sienna
  92. Sofia
  93. Sophia
  94. Sophie
  95. Stella
  96. Summer
  97. Thea
  98. Violet
  99. Willow
  100. Zara
  101. Zoe

100 most popular Australian names for boys

  1. Aaron
  2. Adam
  3. Aiden
  4. Alexander
  5. Allan
  6. Angus
  7. Archer
  8. Archie
  9. Arlo
  10. Arthur
  11. Asher
  12. Ashton
  13. Austin
  14. Barry
  15. Beau
  16. Benjamin
  17. Bruce
  18. Caleb
  19. Carter
  20. Charles
  21. Christian
  22. Clancy
  23. Connor
  24. Cooper
  25. Daniel
  26. Darwin
  27. Dylan
  28. Edward
  29. Eli
  30. Elijah
  31. Ethan
  32. Ezra
  33. Felix
  34. Finn
  35. Fletcher
  36. Flynn
  37. Gabriel
  38. George
  39. Hamish
  40. Harrison
  41. Harry
  42. Harvey
  43. Heath
  44. Henry
  45. Holden
  46. Hudson
  47. Hugo
  48. Hunter
  49. Isaac
  50. Jack
  51. Jackson
  52. Jacob
  53. Jake
  54. Jasper
  55. Jax
  56. John
  57. Joseph
  58. Joshua
  59. Jude
  60. Lachlan
  61. Lawson
  62. Lennox
  63. Leo
  64. Leonardo
  65. Levi
  66. Lewis
  67. Liam
  68. Lincoln
  69. Logan
  70. Louis
  71. Luca
  72. Lucas
  73. Luke
  74. Marcus
  75. Mason
  76. Matthew
  77. Max
  78. Michael
  79. Miles
  80. Muhammad
  81. Nate
  82. Oliver
  83. Oscar
  84. Owen
  85. Parker
  86. Patrick
  87. Robert
  88. Ryan
  89. Ryder
  90. Samuel
  91. Sebastian
  92. Sonny
  93. Spencer
  94. Theo
  95. Theodore
  96. Thomas
  97. Tyler
  98. Vincent
  99. William
  100. Xavier
  101. Zachary

Most popular gender-neutral Australian baby names

  1. Addison
  2. Ali
  3. Bodhi
  4. Bronte
  5. Charlie
  6. Darcy
  7. Frankie
  8. Harlow
  9. Harper
  10. Indiana
  11. Indie
  12. James
  13. Jayden
  14. Jett
  15. Jordan
  16. Kai
  17. Mackenzie
  18. Noah
  19. Peyton
  20. Quinn
  21. Remi
  22. Riley
  23. River

That’s it! Over 400 amazing Australian baby names for your little peanut.

Which ones do you prefer? Share your faves with the rest of the mamas-to-be on Peanut.

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