Names That Mean Death

  1. Shivani
    • Origin:

      Hindi
    • Meaning:

      "life and death"
    • Description:

      Shivani sounds fresh and powerful.
  2. Thana
    • Origin:

      Arabic, Greek
    • Meaning:

      "praise; death"
    • Description:

      Though the Greek meaning sounds ominous, the mythological god Thanatos was actually a jolly winged creature living in the underworld, so it shouldn't deter you.
  3. Elysium
    • Origin:

      Latin from Greek
    • Meaning:

      "home of the blessed after death"
    • Description:

      Elysium, or the Elysian Fields, was the Greek mythological concept of the afterlife for blessed and righteous souls. It was thought to be located at the westernmost edge of the Earth.
  4. Elysium
    • Origin:

      Latin from Greek
    • Meaning:

      "home of the blessed after death"
    • Description:

      In Greek mythology, Elysium, or the Elysian Fields, was the paradise inhabited by the blessed and righteous after death. Greek poet Homer attested that the Elysian Fields were on the western edge of Earth.
  5. Elyseum
    • Origin:

      Variation of Elysium, Latin from Greek
    • Meaning:

      "home of the blessed after death"
    • Description:

      The Greek mythological Elysium, or the Elysian Fields, was the home of blessed mortals after death. It's been coopted as a modern baby name for both sexes, although the Elyseum spelling has never been given to more than five children of a single sex in any one year.
  6. Elyseum
    • Origin:

      Variation of Elysium, Latin from Greek
    • Meaning:

      "home of the blessed after death"
    • Description:

      Elysium, or the Elysian Fields, was the Greek mythological utopia where the blessed and righteous resided after death. It's been used as a baby name for girls and boys in small numbers, although the Elyseum variation has yet to break the charts.