German baby names
German baby names include the given name that is chosen by the parents, and the surname which is the family name of the father. German baby names parallel the conventions that Western countries such as France, the United Kingdom, and Italy follow.
The surnames that are given with German baby names come from the father’s ancestors. The ancestors may have gotten their surname because of the occupation they had. They may also have gotten their surname because of the geographical locations they lived in, or because of a prominent body part they had like large hands, feet or nose.
German parents attempt to give their children given names that will reflect the type of person they hope the child will be when they are adults. The names that are chosen for the children allow the parents to speak to the child about the dreams they had for them, and speak to the world about the child they hope to raise, and the qualities they admire most.
Girls are often given names that mean something beautiful, fragile, and delicate, while boys are given names that evoke images of strength, agility, and confidence.
Examples of the types of names for German baby names would include:
• Adette means sweet one
• Angelika means like an angel
• Lewy is a staunch defender
• Andreas which is often used as a variant of Andrew
You also have to remember when you are choosing German baby names for your child you need to select a name that you like, or a name that has meaning to your family. Worry less about what other people might think of the names you choose, and instead think about what names make you feel good. The name you give your child will be the only gift you choose for them that will last all of their life, and possibly into your grandchildren’s lives.