Names That Mean Gift

Baby names meaning gift might reference your child being a gift from God or from the universe, a gift for your family or for the world. A name meaning gift might also imply the gifts your child may receive from God, nature, and from his or her loved ones. And of course, a perfect name is the most important gift you can give your child.

  • 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 

  • 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 

  • 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 

  • Bogdan

    The name Bogdan is a boy's name of Russian, Ukrainian origin meaning "gift from God". Funny, you don't sound Russian. Read More 

  • Cadeau

    The name Cadeau is a girl's name of French origin meaning "gift". Cadeau puts a decidedly exotic twist on the word name trend, but don't be surprised if you encounter ponies and poodles with the... Read More 

  • Callidora

    The name Callidora is a girl's name meaning "gift of beauty". An extremely rare name of Ancient Greek origin which could be a novel way to Callie. There is a minor Harry Potter character... Read More 

  • Darina

    The name Darina is a girl's name meaning "gift". Darina comes from the Slavic element "dar" which means gift; the name is found in Czech, Bulgarian, and Slovak cultures and translates easily for... Read More 

  • Diarra

    The name Diarra is a girl's name of African origin meaning "gift". Diarra has a pretty sound and a nice meaning, but we could see it leading to possible teasing re association with a certain... Read More 

  • Dolly

    The name Dolly is a girl's name of English origin meaning "gift of God". Hello, Dolly! Okay, we couldn't resist, but be warned: Most people who meet your little Dolly won't be able to either. ... Read More 

  • Dora

    The name Dora is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "gift". Dora is poised for a comeback, right behind Laura, Nora, Cora, and Flora. First-time parents who haven't watched cartoons in a... Read More 

  • Dorinda

    The name Dorinda is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "bountiful gift". Cinderella stepsister type Victorian-valentine name. Read More 

  • Doris

    The name Doris is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "gift of the ocean". Doris had long been on our so-far-out-it-will-always-be-out-for-babies list, and seemed to be written there in... Read More 

  • Doro

    The name Doro is a girl's name meaning "gift of God". Some parents might like this energetic diminutive for Dorothy used in the Bush family, though the traditional Dottie and Dot seem to be... Read More 

  • Doron

    The name Doron is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "gift". Benevolent name found in Israel in several forms, including Doran and Doroni. Read More 

  • Dorothea

    The name Dorothea is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "gift of God". Dorothea is a flowing and romantic Victorian-sounding name which was popular in the early decades of the twentieth... Read More 

  • Dorothy

    The name Dorothy is a girl's name of English, Greek origin meaning "gift of God". In the 1930s, Dorothy left Kansas and landed in the Land of Oz; by the '80s she had become a Golden Girl, living... Read More 

  • Dory

    The name Dory is a unisex name of French origin meaning "gift of God". A Dorothy nickname name with a measure of nostalgic charm. Kids will associate it with the funny fish character voiced by... Read More 

  • Dottie

    The name Dottie is a girl's name of English origin meaning "gift of God". Dottie and Dot are old Dorothy nicknames that some cutting-edge Brits are bringing back to fashion. It's been half a... Read More 

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