Names that mean light feel especially appealing at this time of year, when we’re craving sunlight, daylight, the light at the end of the long dark winter tunnel. Light is also an inspiring meaning for a baby name, appropriate for a midwinter baby – or one due to arrive in spring or summer. Our favorite baby names with meanings relating to light include:
A Hebrew name meaning “father of light,” Abner is one Biblical choice with a lot of style life ahead of it. Along with galpal names Daisy and Mae, Abner has finally shed its comic book bumpkin image. A better Abner hero: Abner Doubleday, the inventor of baseball. Abner has not been in the Top 1000 for more than 70 years and makes a classic yet distinguished choice.