90 travel names for your future little Globetrotter

If one of your greatest hopes for your little one is to imbue them with a sense of wonder and adventure, you should consider giving them a travel-related name. Choosing a name that brings to mind faraway places is the perfect way to convey a spirit of adventure. Whether you love hitting the beach or searching for the best hidden gems a city has to offer, there’s a name that will capture your family’s love of travel while also creating a beautiful moniker. Bonus: Ride names range from common names to unusual names that will stand out in a crowd.

Are you a jetsetter? Then inspiration from the cities you’ve visited is a place to start when you’re looking for the right name for your newest family member. After all, place names are becoming more and more popular, with even celebrities like Gwen Stefani (her son is named Zuma after Zuma Beach, California) and Ethan Hawke (one of his daughters is named Indiana) participating in the act.

Even if you’re not a fan of place names, there are other ways to incorporate a love of travel into your child’s name. From geographic terms that double as lyrical monikers to names that literally mean “traveler” or “wanderer,” there are plenty of ways to add a touch of adventure to your baby’s life from the start.

Keep reading to find a list of the perfect baby names for your little globetrotter.

Travel names for little adventurers

  1. Atlas: A Greek noun meaning to carry, an Atlas is also a book of maps. The name conjures up images of someone who is always seeking knowledge and leading others to explore the world.
  2. Bay: This gender-neutral name is a great way to incorporate a love of water into your baby’s name. It’s extra perfect if you have a love for a particular bay, like Hudson Bay or Bay of Bengal.
  3. Flame: Although it means “fire,” Blaze works as a travel name if you want a baby who will blaze a trail around the world.
  4. Christopher: Meaning “bearer of Christ,” St. Christopher is the patron saint of travelers.
  5. Cruz: Victoria and David Beckham gave their son this Spanish name that means “cross,” but it’s also a fun alternative spelling of sailing that evokes thoughts of lazy days spent on a boat or cruising down the highway on a road trip.
  6. Delta: A delta is where a river meets the ocean, making this a beautiful name to inspire your child to expand their horizons as they grow.
  7. Easton: Directional names are gaining ground, and Easton, meaning “place facing the east,” has a sweet, lyrical ring to it.
  8. Erasmus: This old-fashioned name has a strong connection to the ocean thanks to Saint Erasmus, the patron saint of sailors.
  9. Faramund: A Germanic name, Faramund means “protector of journeys,” making it a unique alternative to Christopher.
  10. Holidays: In the UK, holidays are called vacations, which makes this festive name work for anyone with the travel bug.
  11. Isla: Meaning “island” in Spanish, Isla is also the name of a river in Scotland.
  12. Island: This rare nature name means “small island”.
  13. Jett: Want your child to be cooler? Then Jett, with its fast connotations and images of flying to unknown destinations, is the way to go.
  14. Travel: Meaning “journey,” Journey is a beautiful word name that works especially well for little girls.
  15. Lane: Sometimes travelers have to start a little – hence Lane, which means “road” or “little way”.
  16. Freedom: What is travel if not freedom? It may sound patriotic, but Liberty shouldn’t be overlooked by parents looking for a unique travel name for their child.
  17. Marina: Another one for water babies, Marina means “from the sea.”
  18. Meridian: This stunning and unusual geographical name evokes thoughts of traveling the world.
  19. Miles: Meaning “soldier” or “merciful,” Miles is perfect for travelers who envision their little one seeing the world with them.
  20. North: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West made this a leading name for girls when they named their eldest daughter North West.
  21. Odyssey: This bold name means epic adventure and is sure to make your child stand out.
  22. Ocean: The ocean spans the entire world, making Ocean the best travel name for kids.
  23. Pilot: Inspire your child to be the captain of their own destiny with the name Pilot.
  24. Search: Q names are hard to come by, but Quest, which means “mission,” is loaded with meaning and is sure to inspire your child to make the most of every trip.
  25. Rhodes: Meaning “where roses grow,” Rhodes has the added benefit of sounding like a street.
  26. River: Name your baby River if you hope he’ll be easy-going and always looking for new adventures.
  27. Ryder: Perfect for the little one who’s always on the go, Ryder means “messenger.”
  28. Sailor: Like the Pilot, the Sailor conjures up a child who is taking charge of his journey.
  29. Sally: In addition to meaning “princess,” Sally is a travel term meaning “off the beaten path.”
  30. the sky: A beautiful, peaceful name that conjures up images of the open world.
  31. The foreigner: A foreigner is a person who never stays in any place for a long time.
  32. Earth: Meaning “earth”, Terra is a sweet nature name that connects your child to the beauty of the world.
  33. Tripp: Adding an extra “p” to travel turns activity into an adorable boy name.
  34. West: Another directed name, West also brings to mind the Gold Rush-era slogan, “Go West, young man.”
  35. Wilder: Nothing says you choose adventure like naming your child Wilder.

Names of places known to babies

  1. Adelaide: the capital of South Australia.
  2. Asia: the largest and most populous continent.
  3. Aspen: a popular travel destination in Colorado.
  4. Aurora: a town in Arapahoe County, Colorado.
  5. Austin: a major tourist destination in Central Texas.
  6. Bristol: the most populous city in South West England, as well as a trendy travel destination in Tennessee.
  7. brooklyn: a storied neighborhood of New York City.
  8. Karoline: part of the name of two southern states, South Carolina and North Carolina.
  9. Denver: the capital of Colorado.
  10. Devon: a popular holiday destination in south-west England, known for its spectacular coastline as well as Devonshire cream tea.
  11. Diego: as in San Diego, as in the sunny port of southwestern California.
  12. Egypt: a republic in northeastern Africa famous for its ancient civilization and iconic monuments, such as the Great Pyramids and the Great Sphinx.
  13. Everest: the highest mountain in the world, located in Asia on the border between Nepal and Tibet in the Himalayas.
  14. Florence: a world-famous city in central Italy, a city on the Tennessee River in Alabama, a city in eastern South Carolina, and a city in northern Kentucky.
  15. Georgia: a state in the southeast of the USA, as well as a republic in Transcaucasia.
  16. Harlem: name of a tidal river and borough of New York City in the northeastern part of Manhattan.
  17. Hudson: a river in eastern New York, a town in central Massachusetts, and a town in southern New Hampshire.
  18. India: a subcontinent in South Asia.
  19. Ireland: a large western island of the British Isles.
  20. Israel: a republic in southwest Asia, in the Mediterranean.
  21. Jordan: a country in southwest Asia that is home to more than 100,000 archaeological, religious and tourist sites.
  22. Kauai: an island northwest of Hawaii.
  23. kenya: a republic in East Africa.
  24. Kingston: a seaport in and capital of Jamaica, a port in southeastern Ontario (Canada), a city on the Hudson River in New York, and a municipality in eastern Pennsylvania.
  25. London: a metropolis in south-east England and the capital of the UK
  26. Nara: a city in southern Honshu in central Japan that serves as a major Buddhist center.
  27. Nolan: a nickname used for New Orleans, Louisiana.
  28. Odesa: a city in west Texas.
  29. Orlando: a popular destination in central Florida that is famously home to Disney World and Universal Studios Florida.
  30. Oz: slang for Australia.
  31. Paris: the capital of France, a city in northeast Texas, and a city in northwest Tennessee.
  32. Rio: as in Rio de Janeiro, an iconic port in southeastern Brazil.
  33. Rome: the capital of Italy, a city in central New York, a city in northwestern Georgia, and the ancient Kingdom of Italy.
  34. Sahara: a desert in northern Africa stretching from the Atlantic to the Nile valley.
  35. Sydney: the capital of New South Wales in southeastern Australia and a seaport on northeastern Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia (Canada).
  36. Topanga: the name of a quaint town in the Santa Monica Mountains of California.
  37. Verona: a city on the Adige River in northern Italy and a city in northeastern New Jersey.
  38. Victoria: a state in southeastern Australia, as well as a seaport in and capital of British Columbia.
  39. Virginia: a state in the eastern United States and a city in northeastern Minnesota.
  40. onal: a hill in Jerusalem on which the temple was built and a town in northeastern Illinois.

Boys and girls names that mean wanderer or traveler

  1. astra: night journey; night trip.
  2. Goth: traveler from a foreign country.
  3. Beatrix: Travel; traveller.
  4. Charaka: wanderer
  5. Doran: pilgrim; stranger.
  6. Fernanda: adventurous; brave journey.
  7. Mareesha: one who travels a lot.
  8. Nestor: one who returns from travels.
  9. Odin: eternal wanderer.
  10. perry: traveller; the pilgrim
  11. Raahi: good traveling companion.
  12. planet: constantly moving.
  13. Stig: wanderer
  14. Wanda: wanderer, wanderer.
  15. Wendell: to travel, to proceed.

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