Names That Mean Lament

  1. Vaela
    • Origin:

      Norse
    • Meaning:

      "wail, lament"
    • Description:

      The Old Norse word væla, meaning to wail or lament, is the source of the English word "wail" today. Despite the sorrowful meaning, Vaela has a beautiful sound.
  2. Naenia
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "incantation, lament"
    • Description:

      A beautiful name but with a somber meaning — Naenia was the Roman goddess of funerals and lamentation.
  3. Elegy
    • Origin:

      English word name from the Greek Elegeia
    • Meaning:

      "lament"
    • Description:

      An elegy is a poem lamenting a deceased person. As a name, it could be used by parents in remembrance of a recently deceased person or as a euphonic and unusual literary name. The original Greek could also work.