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Names That Mean Fire

by Pamela Redmond

Baby names that mean fire are a diverse group, from a range of cultures ancient and modern, representing different feelings and styles. Fire names might literally mean fire or fiery or blaze or sun . They might also be the names of gods or goddesses of fire or the sun or have other fire-related associations, like Ember and Phoenix.

Along with Ember and Phoenix, girl names that mean fire in the US Top 1000 include Bridget and McKenna. Along with the super-popular Aiden and Hayden, boy names that mean fire in the US Top 1000 include Apollo, Blaze, Cole, Cyrus, Hugo, and Tyson.

Unique and rare names with fire meanings for boys and girl include Elio, Fintan, Seraphina, and Soleil.

Names with fire meanings can work for babies born under the zodiac fire signs of Aries, Leo, or Sagittarius. A fire name might be appropriate for a red-haired baby, or one with a fiery temperament. Baby names that mean fire include the following.

  • Aarush

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    A fiery Indian name used enough in the US to make it onto the Top 1000 list in 2010 and 2015.Read More 

  • Agni

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    Agni is the name of the Hindu god of fire, which might make this a unique name for a child born under a fire sign or with a fiery personality.Read More 

  • Aidan

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    Aidan is an appealing Irish saint's name meaning fire that zoomed up the popularity lists, jumping four hundred places in a decade to a peak of 39 in 2013 before slumping down. Though it has been... Read More 

  • Aiden

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    Aiden has been a spectacular name success story--especially if all its various spellings were to be added together. Aiden cracked the Top 10 in 2010 and remained there until 2013 when it dropped... Read More 

  • Aithne

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    This soundalike for the famous volcano, Mount Etna, is a fiery Irish choice that could be perfect for a red-haired baby girl.Read More 

  • Akosua

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    Akosua means "born on a Sunday," which relates the name to the sun and thus to fire. The Akan people of Ghana and the Ivory Coast frequently name their children after the day of the week they... Read More 

  • Alinta

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    This Noongar girls’ name has a dainty sound that belies its fierce fire meaning and could easily cross over into the American or European context.Read More 

  • Anala

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    Indian choice meaning fire in step with American styles. Read More 

  • Anatole

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    Anatole is one of the unique boys' names with an exotic-ish feel but an uncertain provenance, with a meaning related to sunrise and thus to fire. While it's Greek in origin, it is associated more... Read More 

  • Aodh

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    Aodh, the name of the Celtic sun god meaning fire, was common in early Scotland. But Aodh is unworkable in modern America--it would be better to go with the modern Anglicization: Hugh or the even... Read More 

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