Names That Mean Blessed

Baby names meaning blessed and names that mean blessing may have a religious connotation to you or may simply mean gifted in any number of ways. Blessed is a meaning fitting names of different origins and styles for both girls and boys. Along with names that mean blessing, blessed or bless, we also include here names that mean gift, such as Dorothy and Jesse.

Along with Dorothy and Jesse, other names that mean blessed in the US Top 1000 include Asher, Beatrice, Bennett, Jonathan, Matthew, Matthias, Nathaniel, and Theodore. Other blessed baby names that could appeal include Branwen, Isidore, Theodora, and Zebedee.

You may want to reflect the sentiment that your child is a blessing in his or her name. Names meaning blessed include the following.

  • Anjali

    The name Anjali is a girl's name of Sanskrit origin meaning "gift". This Indian name meaning gift or offering feels familiar via sound-alikes Angela or Angelina, and made a brief appearance on... Read More 

  • Arianwen

    The name Arianwen is a girl's name meaning "white, fair, blessed". Rarely heard outside of Wales, Arianwen is one of many pretty wen-ending names prominent in ancient Welsh legend.Read More 

  • Artemas

    The name Artemas is a boy's name of Greek origin meaning "gift of Artemis, goddess of the hunt". This name has a nice mythological, historical, Three Musketeers-ish ring. Read More 

  • Artemesia

    The name Artemesia is a girl's name meaning "gift from Artemis". Derived from Artemis, the name of the Greek mythological goddess of the moon and hunting, Artemesia has a couple of notable... Read More 

  • Asher

    The name Asher is a unisex name of Hebrew origin meaning "fortunate, blessed, happy one". In the Bible, Asher was one of Jacob's twelve sons who gave their names to the tribes of Israel. Asher is... Read More 

  • Avu

    The name Avu is a boy's name meaning "gift of God". An appealing Hindi name borne by Mindy Kahling's architect father Avu Chokalingam.Read More 

  • Ayaan

    The name Ayaan is a unisex name meaning "God's gift". This name directly translates to the way most parents feel about their sons. It's rising quickly in popularity, along with many other names... Read More 

  • Barack

    The name Barack is a boy's name of Arabic, Hebrew, Swahili origin meaning "thunderbolt, lightning; or blessing". The name of the 44th president, which he inherited from his Kenyan father, is... Read More 

  • Baraka

    The name Baraka is a girl's name of Swahili, African, Kiswahili origin meaning "blessings". Its resonant rhythm and positive connotations have led to some popularity with African-American... Read More 

  • Baruch

    The name Baruch is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "blessed". Think of this as the Hebrew equivalent of Benedict or Benito; best for observant Jews. Read More 

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