Names That Mean Cloak

  1. Lennon
    • Origin:

      Irish
    • Meaning:

      "lover"
    • Description:

      A growing number of high-profile (and other) parents are choosing to honor their musical idols, such as Hendrix, Presley, Jagger, and now Lennon. Lennon first came to notice when Liam Gallagher and Patsy Kensit used it for their son in 1999, and singer-musician Adam Pascal followed their lead in two years later. Thanks in part to female singer and actress Lennon Stella, it's now more popular for girls than for boys.
  2. Kepler
    • Origin:

      German surname
    • Meaning:

      "hooded cloak"
    • Description:

      Seventeenth-century German polymath Johannes Kepler discovered the laws of planetary notion, along with the Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe. A handful of parents use his last name for their sons every year -- with good reason. It's a solid-feeling but unique name with a great, aspirational namesake.
  3. Hekla
    • Origin:

      Icelandic from Norse
    • Meaning:

      "cloak"
    • Description:

      This geographical name is in the Icelandic Top 10, inspired by a volcano in southern Iceland. The volcano was named after the Icelandic word for a hooded cloak, since the summit is often covered by clouds.
  4. Kepler
    • Origin:

      German surname
    • Meaning:

      "hooded cloak"
    • Description:

      Seventeenth-century German polymath Johannes Kepler discovered the laws of planetary notion, along with the Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe. Kepler is a solid-feeling but unique gender-neutral name with a great, aspirational namesake.