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Gender: F Origin of Promise: Word name

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.

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.