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.
  • Samara

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Exotic and lovely -- and much more distinctive now than Samantha or Tamara. In the U.S., Samara has been declining in popularity for some years; ranking well below its 2006 peak of Number 350.... Read More 

  • Sela

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Sela is a Biblical place-name, the original term for the city of Petra, which is finding new life through actress Sela Ward, star of several TV series. The young daughter of singer Lauryn Hill is... Read More 

  • Selim

    Gender: M LoveDislike

  • Serenity

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Serenity's a pretty virtue choice, ranking in the Top 75 in 2015, after entering the Social Security list in 1997. It was also the title of the 2005 movie spinoff of the Joss Whedon TV show... Read More 

  • Serra

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    This topographical name, more suited to a girl than a boy--though it would inevitably be confused with SARAH--has some distinguished bearers: famous Spanish missionary to Mexico Father Junipero... Read More 

  • Tali

    Gender: M LoveDislike

  • Talon

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Despite its somewhat menacing meaning, this name has been chosen by hundreds of parents over the past few years, probably due to the appeal of its trendy on ending. Read More 

  • Talyn

    Gender: M LoveDislike

  • Tasha

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    See NATASHA. Read More 

  • Thane

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    This early Scottish title -- known to us via Shakespeare's Macbeth -- has recently surfaced as a baby name possibility, familiar sounding through its similarity to names like Zane and Wayne. Read More 

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