Gender: Female Origin of Promise: Word name Promise's Popularity in 2018: #908

Promise Origin and Meaning

The name Promise is a girl's 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.

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Rank in US: #908

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Maryyy Says:


This is my favorite middle name for a girl. I just feel like it has a lot of depth. Plus it's really pretty.

fearlessfirefly Says:


I like it as a middle name, like Serena Promise.

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.