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Goddess Names for Babies

Goddess names, the names of mythological figures from all over the world, seem more baby appropriate now that ever, with the rise of ancient Roman names and the discovery of many antique choices, such as Cora and Phoebe.

Along with Cora and Phoebe, other goddess names in the US Top 1000 include Athena, Aurora, Flora, Freya, Iris, Luna, Selena, and Thalia. Less common goddess names – such as those of Hindu and Celtic goddesses – include Aine, Devi, Lakshmi, and Niamh.

Our overall top picks are on this list, but for even more goddess names, please see our lists on Greek goddess names and Roman goddess names. For even more unusual choices, check out this list created by @gondolin of Mythological Goddess Names for Girls.

The most diverse and usable mythological baby names for your own little goddess might include the following.

  • Aditi

    Aditi is the name of the ancient Hindu mother goddess. Sometimes call the Cosmic Creator, Aditi is the goddess of fertility, the earth, the sky, the past and the future.Read More 

  • Aeron

    Tolkien may have been inspired by this unisex name of a Celtic goddess of war. Welsh poet Dylan Thomas named his daughter the variation Aeronwy. With Read More 

  • Aine

    More commonly seen here as Anya, this traditional yet unique Irish name belonged to the queen of the Munster fairies and is sprinkled throughout Irish folklore as an early Celtic goddess of summer... Read More 

  • Alethea

    Alethea, the name of the Greek goddess of truth, came into fashion in England in the 16th century, in tandem with the virtue names. Alethea may find new favor now as one of the Read More 

  • Amalthea

    In Greek mythology, Amalthea is the name of a goat (or, sometimes, a goat-keeping nymph) who nursed the infant Zeus and protected him from his murderous father, Cronus. Thanks to the goat’s... Read More 

  • Anahita

    Anahita is the name of the water goddess who rules, among other things, fertility and wisdom. Associated with Venue, Anahita is a stylish Iranian name for girls.Read More 

  • Andarta

    Andarta was a warrior goddess thought to have been associated with victory.Read More 

  • Anona

    Name of the Roman goddess of harvest, appropriate for a fall baby. Read More 

  • Aphrodite

    The name of the Greek goddess of love has rarely descended to mortal use, though the Roman equivalent Venus, thanks to tennis star Williams, now seems completely possible. But with the new fashion... Read More 

  • Ariadne

    This name of the Cretan goddess of fertility is most popular now as the more melodic Ariana, but Ariadne has possibilities of its own. It first entered the US Top 1000 in 2014. The renewed... Read More 

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