Names That Mean Welcome

  1. Maeva
    • Origin:

      Tahitian
    • Meaning:

      "welcome"
    • Description:

      Though it sounds like a variation of the Irish Maeve, Maeva actually hails from Tahiti, and is currently enjoying a wave of popularity in France, where it ranks in the Top 100, possibly via popular French folk singer and actress Maeva Meline.
  2. Maiva
    • Origin:

      Variation of Maeva, Tahitian
    • Meaning:

      "welcome"
    • Description:

      Variation of Maeva.
  3. Orana
    • Origin:

      Australian Aboriginal
    • Meaning:

      "welcome"
    • Description:

      Orana is an word from the Wiradjuri language meaning "welcome". It has become more widely known for its use in the traditional Australian Christmas carol "Carol of the Birds", meaning it now carries strong yuletide connotations. Orana is an original addition to the list of names for Christmas babies.
  4. Bienvenida
    • Origin:

      Spanish
    • Meaning:

      "welcome"
    • Description:

      Somewhat unwieldy, but would certainly make your little girl feel wanted.
  5. Benvenuto
    • Origin:

      Italian
    • Meaning:

      "welcome"
    • Description:

      In Italy, often refers to the joy at the birth of a long-awaited child.
  6. Welcome
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "welcome"
    • Description:

      Virtue name popular with the Puritans, with a warm and welcoming sound. It was used for a minor character in To Kill a Mockingbird.
  7. Bensivenuta
    • Origin:

      Judeo-Italian
    • Meaning:

      "welcome"
    • Description:

      A name typically used by Jewish Italian families, Bensivenuta is a lot of name, but a beautiful one at that.