Spiritual Baby Names

Spiritual baby names suggest qualities we'd all like our children to aspire to and fit our new definition of cool. While they seem as if they can work for both genders, most spiritual baby names have been veering toward the feminine side. A few, such as Trinity, Destiny, Sky, and Genesis, are already staples on the girls' popularity lists. Here, some spiritual names that might be right for your baby.
  • Angel

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Angel is a perennial Hispanic male name, but it was Buffy the Vampire Slayer that brought it into the Anglo-male camp, where it's now heard more frequently, though it still poses some... Read More 

  • Answer

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    An implied spiritual meaning makes this a plausible new name. Read More 

  • Arcadia

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Arcadia, a name for an unspoiled paradise, makes an attractive secular alternative to Neveah. For parents who want an unusual name with a friendlier nickname, Arcadia has the advantage of cute Cady.Read More 

  • Bliss

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This is a name only for parents positive their daughter won't ever have a tantrum. Same goes for Merry, Joy and Gay.Read More 

  • Bodhi

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    A surprise success in the baby name world, Bodhi is a Sanskrit name translated as "enlightenment" or "awakening" which relates to a Buddhist concept, wherein Bodhi is synonymous with the state of... Read More 

  • Charity

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Charity is one of the Big Three abstract virtue names, along with Hope and Faith, though far less widely used than the others. But as Faith, Grace and Hope grow more common, some parents are... Read More 

  • Christmas

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Christmas is a day name long and quietly used. Prettier and more modern than Noel or Noelle. Read More 

  • Destiny

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    If Destiny is your daughter's destiny, she probably won't be the only one in her school: until 2009, Destiny was in the Top 50, with three of its alternate spellings in hot pursuit, and there were... Read More 

  • Deva

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    If you don't want your daughter to be a Diva, try this Hindu moon goddess name that was chosen by actress Monica Bellucci for hers. Read More 

  • Dharma

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    In Buddhism, Dharma embodies the basic principles of cosmic existence--making it a fitting name for the hippyish character on the sitcom Dharma and Greg, whose middle name was Freedom. ... Read More 

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