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Names That Mean Light

  1. ThanhHeart
    • Origin:

      Vietnamese
    • Meaning:

      "bright blue; brilliant"
    • Description:

      A common Vietnamese name heard evenly for boys and girls in the U.S. Sounds like tahn or tong, depending on what part of Vietnam you come from.
  2. LatonaHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "light"
    • Description:

      Latona is the Roman equivalent of Leto, the Greek goddess of light. These days Leto feels more modern for a baby girl, but Latona retains its appeal.
  3. MingHeart
    • Origin:

      Chinese
    • Meaning:

      "shining bright"
    • Description:

      A common Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean unisex name, and the name of a culturally rich Chinese Dynastic period. Yao Ming is the seven and a half foot Shanghai-born basketball star. Trivia tidbit: His parents were the tallest couple in China at the time of his birth.
  4. HulbertHeart
    • Origin:

      German
    • Meaning:

      "bright grace"
  5. GerelHeart
    • Origin:

      Mongolian
    • Meaning:

      "light"
  6. PradeepHeart
    • Origin:

      Hindi
    • Meaning:

      "light, lantern"
    • Description:

      One of the more familiar Hindu choices, with built-in depth and a suggestion of enlightenment.