Sci-Fi Baby Names

Sci-fi baby names come from the most popular Science Fiction movies, books and television shows. From Star Wars to Blade Runner, here's a list of unique sci-fi baby names.
  • Kira

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Though such cognates of Kira as Keira, Kyra, and Ciara are evermore popular throughout Europe and in the U.S., this Cyrus relative has a different root. Variations include Keera, Kiera, Kierra,... Read More 

  • Korben

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    See CORBIN. Read More 

  • Lazarus

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Lazarus is a name that looks as if it could possibly be raised from the dead, just like its biblical bearer. Look for it in the next wave of Old Testament revivals that transcend their... Read More 

  • Leia

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This spelling variation of Leya was popularized by the Star Wars films, but is still firmly in the US Top 1000 many years later. It broke into the Top 500 for the first time in 2015, probably... Read More 

  • Lorelei

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Its double role as the mother and daughter -- and even grandmother -- on TV's The Gilmore Girls modernized, humanized, and popularized a name previously associated with the mythic... Read More 

  • Mal

    Gender: M LoveDislike

  • Moya

    Gender: F LoveDislike

  • Pallas

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This rarified Greek name -- in classical mythology Pallas Athena was the goddess of wisdom and the arts -- might appeal to literary-minded parents. Read More 

  • River

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Most of the notable Rivers have been male, but this nature name certainly flows as well for a girl. More than a third of the babies named River are now girls, and this fraction may increase. It... Read More 

  • Rune

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Name with connotations both mystical and tragic, newly popular in Europe. Read More 

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