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Names That Mean Law

  1. NiamHeart
    • Origin:

      Hindi or Arabic
    • Meaning:

      "law or given by God"
    • Description:

      With Liam at the top of the boys' popularity list, parents might discover the still-rare Niam. This is one of the unknown but plausible boy names starting with N.
  2. BaileyHeart
    • Origin:

      Occupational name
    • Meaning:

      "law enforcer, bailiff"
    • Description:

      Bailey -- a jaunty surname -- was first used for a female TV character in 1978 in the show WKRP in Cincinnaati, then caught on big time. Bailey's still an appealing choice, though, and a celebrity fave. Parents of daughters named Bailey include Scot Baio and Stella McCartney.
  3. TyrHeart
    • Origin:

      Norse, God of law and heroic victory
    • Description:

      Tyr is a very early embodiment of a Norse god, typically thought to guide the law, justice, war and victory.
  4. BaileyHeart
    • Origin:

      English occupational name
    • Meaning:

      "law enforcer, bailiff"
    • Description:

      Extremely amiable, open-sounding surname that's gradually being taken over by the girls.
  5. ThemisHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "law of nature, divine law"
    • Description:

      Themis was the Titan -- one of the Elder Gods (or in this case Goddesses) -- of Justice and Order, usually depicted blindfolded and holding the scales of justice. Themis was the mother of the Fates and the seasons. While her name has fallen from mortal use, Themis might rise again along with such rediscovered goddess names as Aurora and Juno.
  6. LamontHeart
    • Origin:

      Scandinavian
    • Meaning:

      "man of law"
    • Description:

      Outmoded comic book choice.
  7. LawlessHeart
    • Origin:

      English word name
    • Meaning:

      "unruly; without law"
    • Description:

      Don't come crying to us when your son is breaking all the rules.
  8. BayleeHeart
    • Origin:

      Spelling variation of occupational name Bailey
    • Meaning:

      "law enforcer, bailiff"
    • Description:

      This Bailey variation is the second most popular spelling for girls, and while the -ee ending does make it more feminine, it feels more substantial in the original form. Bailee and Bayley are two other, less common alternatives.
  9. EurynomeHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "broad pasture; broad law"
    • Description:

      Eurynome was a name given to almost a dozen characters in Greek mythology. Among the most notable are Eurynome, mother of the Charites, and Queen Eurynome, wife of King Ophion.
  10. BayleyHeart
    • Origin:

      Occupational name
    • Meaning:

      "law enforcer, bailiff"
    • Description:

      Spelling this name with a y instead of the conventional way -- Bailey -- makes it a tad more feminine and also adds a touch of water. Baylee is another popular feminine alternative.
  11. ThemistocleaHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "glory of the law"
    • Description:

      A whole lot of name at first glance, but with heaps of nickname options, from Thea to Misty to Cleo, just to name a few.