Names That Mean Supreme

  1. Cyrene
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "supreme power"
    • Description:

      Cyrene was a mythical nymph and huntress who was beloved by Apollo. An ancient city in Libya was named after her.
  2. Hypatia
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "highest, supreme"
    • Description:

      Hypatia, an ancient Greek name, has a distinguished namesake: Hypatia of Alexandria was an early philosopher and scholar of mathematics and astronomy--as well as inventor of several scientific instruments.
  3. Sovereign
    • Origin:

      English word name
    • Meaning:

      "supreme ruler, ultimate power"
    • Description:

      Sovereign is a new addition to the baby name lexicon, recently used by such celebrity parents as Cam Newton and Usher for their daughters. But don't mistake it for an exclusively feminine name — part of Sovereign's appeal is its gender-neutral status, as it's given to roughly equal numbers of girls and boys each yera.
  4. Esma
    • Origin:

      Turkish, Bosnian
    • Meaning:

      "supreme"
    • Description:

      Turkish and Bosnian form of the Arabic name Asma, with the powerful meaning of "supreme".
  5. Asma
    • Origin:

      Arabic
    • Meaning:

      "supreme"
    • Description:

      Asma is an important name in the Muslim religion. Asma was a niece of Muhammad whose refusal to betray her uncle and father helped them escape to Mecca. Downside in English-speaking countries is that Asma sounds like asthma, the illness that blocks airways and makes it difficult to breathe.
  6. Sovereign
    • Origin:

      English word name
    • Meaning:

      "supreme ruler, ultimate power"
    • Description:

      Sovereign is one of those names only a celebrity could introduce, much like Saint or Sir who came before it. It was actually football player Cam Newton who first used the name for his daughter, Sovereign-Dior Cambella (sister to Camidas, Cashmere, and Chosen) in 2017. But more notably, it's the name Usher chose for his baby girl, Sovereign Bo, in 2020.
  7. Anish
    • Origin:

      Sanskrit
    • Meaning:

      "supreme"
    • Description:

      A not uncommon name in India that's become associated, in the West, with famed sculptor Anish Kapoor, who won the prestigious Turner Prize in 1991. It's also the name of (among others) a Nepali-Russian chess prodigy and a character on HBO anthology series Room 104.
  8. God
    • Origin:

      English word name
    • Meaning:

      "deity; supreme being"
    • Description:

      We can get behind Divine, Saint, and even Messiah. But God? It's too loaded for us to recommend in good faith.
  9. Esmanur
    • Origin:

      Turkish
    • Meaning:

      "supreme light"
    • Description:

      A Turkish compound of Esma — the Turkish form of Asma — and Nur, an Arabic name meaning "light."
  10. Nneka
    • Origin:

      Igbo
    • Meaning:

      "my mother is supreme"
    • Description:

      Attractive African name with a meaning that honors mom.
  11. Phedora
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "supreme gift"
    • Description:

      A bit pharmaceutical, not to mention hatlike.
  12. Akahata
    • Origin:

      Maori
    • Meaning:

      "supreme"
    • Description:

      An energetic Māori name with a strong meaning to match.
  13. Ali asaf
    • Origin:

      Turkish from Arabic and Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "supreme collector"
    • Description:

      In Turkey, Ali Asaf is currently more popular in its double-barreled form than Ali or Asaf individually.