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Names That Mean Peace

Peace is a beautiful meaning for your baby's name, both for what it suggests about your child's temperament and what it conveys about your values and hopes for the world. Peaceful meanings of names can include words such as calm, silence, and tranquility, or even relate to a peace-related symbol such as dove or olive branch, like Paloma or Oliver.

Along with Paloma and Oliver, other names that mean peace in the US Top 1000 include Aarav, Callum, Frida, Irene, Jonah, Olivia, Paxton, and Serenity. Other peaceful names that may appeal include Dove, Fritz, Mirela, and Shalom.

You may even want to consider using Peace itself as a name, particularly as a middle. Here are some of the most usable of the baby names for girls and boys that mean peace.

  • Aang

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    The name of the main protagonist of Avatar: The Last Airbender was coined for the movie from Chinese characters meaning “peaceful” and “rise; raise”. Aang is also used as a given name in... Read More 

  • Aarav

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    This Hindi name has a wonderfully calming meaning. In the US, Aarav entered the Top 1000 in 2008. Cool guy nickname Ravi only adds to its considerable appeal.Read More 

  • Aaru

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    Egyptian mythology place-name with an intriguing sound and appealingly peaceful meaning. Exotic update for Aaron?Read More 

  • Absalom

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    Absalom, because of its biblical and literary associations, just might appeal to the daring namegiver.

    In the Old Testament, Absalom was the handsome, favored but rebellious son of... Read More 

  • Airini

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    Airini is the Maori transliteration of the name Eirene, whcih comes from the Greek goddess of peace. A notable bearer of this name is nineteenth century Maori rights activist Airini Donnelly. Read More 

  • Aksel

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    Most American parents would choose to use the more commonly seen variant, AXEL.Read More 

  • Akudo

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    Akudo is an Igbo-Nigerian name stemming from the Igbo word 'udo' meaning peace. Unlike other names containing the name "Udo", Akudo is a feminine name.Read More 

  • Alafia

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    Alafia is a Yoruba name for peace and is used as a name for both men and women in Nigeria. Read More 

  • Amani

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    Popular with Muslim and African-American parents, this virtue name also fits in with the trendy i ending names being seen at the moment. It debuted on the US Top 1000 in 1996. ... Read More 

  • Arav

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    Arav (sometimes spelled Aarav) is a name popular in India and Pakistan. Jaipur-born actor Arav Choudhary is a well-known Indian personality. Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar chose Aarav for his son's... Read More 

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