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Gender: Female Origin of Promise: Word name

The name Promise is a girl's name . Promise and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Elimination Game".

From the experts:

Promise is one of those word names with an uplifting meaning that is making inroads as a girls' name, like sisters Dream and Serenity. How promising is Promise as a first name? Our try at cleverness illustrates perhaps the biggest problem with naming your baby girl Promise: It will be difficult for people to resist making bad puns on the name. We promise (argh) you'll be tired of hearing them well before your baby Promise's first birthday.

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Famous People Named Promise

Promise Phan, YouTube makeup artist (username dope2111), sister-in-law of Michelle Phan

Pop Culture References for the name Promise

(English) A commitment.


RoseGoldHeart Says:


Looks nice on paper, but the meaning is a little 😐

Alicia1 Says:


I like word names and this one is kind of cool.

RoddyThlayli Says:


I kind of like this.

Dspisces1407 Says:


Promise me you won't name your kid this.

lesliemarion Says:


Egads. It sounds like a chick lit title.