Spiritual Baby Names

Spiritual baby names suggest qualities we'd all like our children to aspire to and fit our new definition of cool. While they seem as if they can work for both genders, most spiritual baby names have been veering toward the feminine side. A few, such as Trinity, Destiny, Sky, and Genesis, are already staples on the girls' popularity lists. Here, some spiritual names that might be right for your baby.

  • Prudence

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Prudence, like Hope and Faith, is a Puritan virtue name with a quiet charm and sensitivity that is slowly returning to favor, though it hasn't yet registered on the charts.

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  • Serenity

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Serenity's a pretty virtue choice, ranking in the Top 75 in 2016, after entering the Social Security list in 1997. It was also the title of the 2005 movie spinoff of the Joss Whedon TV show... Read More 

  • Sky

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Sky is an ambigender nature name that was first legitimized as the character of Sky Masterson in the 1950 musical Guys and Dolls, played in the film version by Marlon Brando. It's a name... Read More 

  • Spirit

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Spiritual names -- Peace, Destiny -- are becoming more popular, but this may be taking it too far. Read More 

  • Tarot

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    A psychic mystique clings to this name of cards used in fortune-telling. Read More 

  • Trinity

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Trinity bounded up the charts after the release of The Matrix, whose heroine was named Trinity. Despite Trinity's spiritual meaning and euphonic sound, it's far from unique--there were... Read More 

  • True

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Many parents seeking a return to more basic values and a simpler lifestyle are turning to such virtuous girls' names as Grace, Faith, and Hope, but the few that can be used for boys as well, such... Read More 

  • Trust

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Like True, a virtuous word name, but a little more awkward. In Trust we trust. Read More 

  • Zen

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    A spiritual word name used by actor Zoe Saldana for her son. Read More 

  • Zion

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    Zion has taken off in recent years, especially after singer Lauryn Hill used it for her son in 1997. It combines a user-friendly Ryan-Brian sound with the gravitas of religious significance. The... Read More 

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