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.
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  • Halcyon

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    This highly unusual name -- the Halycyone was a mythic bird who could calm the seas -- conjures up images of utter peace and tranquility because of the phrase "Halycon days"...and the sleeping pill.  Read More 

  • Harmony

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    If Melody and Lyric are on your style sheet, the peaceful Harmony, popularized by Buffy the Vampire Slayer, should be too.  Read More 

  • Heaven

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    Last year just under one thousand little Heavens came down to earth. Among the children named Heaven are the daughters of TV personality Brooke Burke and rap singer Lil' Mo-- who also has a daught... Read More 

  • Infinity

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    Infinity is a name that could have a long, bright future ahead of it. We have to caution, however, that like other grandiose word names -- Destiny, Genesis -- there's something about it that's tryi... Read More 

  • Justice

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    Justice, one of the rare virtue names for boys, entered the popularity ranks in 1992, and has remained on the list ever since. Parents' search for names implying virtue has led to a mini-revival of... Read More 

  • Kismet

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    The next Destiny? Kismet seems like it might be fated for increased use.  Read More 

  • Light

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    A shimmering day name in the old African tradition, with a bit of hippie residue.  Read More 

  • Lourdes

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    This name of the French town where a young peasant girl had a vision of the Virgin Mary in 1858 vaulted into the spotlight when Madonna chose it for her daughter, but few other families except for ... Read More 

  • Madonna

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    There's only one. Okay, two. Read More 

  • Mercy

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    The quality of mercy makes this lovely Puritan virtue name undervalued today. Although it was most popular in the late nineteenth century, Mercy is on its way to a comeback -- it rose 143 spots bet... Read More 

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