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Top Names That Mean Holy

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ArianaHeart

  • Origin:

    Italian variation of Ariadne, Greek
  • Meaning:

    "most holy"
  • Description:

    The smooth, exotic Ariana is on the rise along with the fame of pop princess Ariana Grande. Also famous is twin spelling Arianna, which is associated with Greek-born online presence Arianna Huffington. Both Ariana and Arianna are widely used names and are equally acceptable spellings.

AriannaHeart

  • Origin:

    Italian form of Ariadne, Greek
  • Meaning:

    "most holy"
  • Description:

    A smooth, exotic choice, Arianna's on the rise with both single and double 'r's and 'n's. Single 'r' double 'n' Arianna -- the second most popular version of the name -- is these days associated with Greek-born blog queen Arianna Huffington.

LailaHeart

  • Origin:

    Spelling variation of Layla (Arabic); Sami variation of Helga (Finland)
  • Meaning:

    "night; holy"
  • Description:

    Exotic and lovely, Laila is one of the lilting variations of Leila and Layla. It's the name of the former-boxer daughter of Muhammad Ali and of actor Shawn Wayans. In Finland, the Sami people use this in place of the Scandinavian name Helga.

WinnieHeart

  • Origin:

    English diminutive of Winifred
  • Meaning:

    "holy peacemaking, gentle friend"
  • Description:

    This pet form of such names as Winifred and Edwina and Gwendolyn has loads of vintage charm, a la Millie and Maisie, with a decidedly winning vibe. And it just got celebrity cred as the baby daughter of Jimmy Fallon.

SantosHeart

  • Origin:

    Spanish
  • Meaning:

    "saint, holy"
  • Description:

    The Spanish and Portuguese variation of the all-saints name. Santos is a name that has appeared in the US Top 1000 every year except for two: 1913 and 1915.
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