Names That Mean Fame and Fortune

Baby names meaning fame or fortune might not be able to bless your child with these covetable attributes, but they can certainly give him or her something to aspire to. Names meaning famous, fortunate, or wealthy come from a wide range of cultures and can fit many different styles. Consider these famous names for your child if your dreams for them include the limelight.

  • Adelma


    Adelma is likely a feminization of Adelmar, which means famous nobleman. The name was seen a bit during the nineteenth century, with a famous bearer being Adelma Vay, a medium and spiritualist,... Read More 

  • Ademar


    Worn by several medieval troubadours, this name is still used in French, Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries.Read More 

  • Aintza


    This Basque name also has a variation: Aintzane.Read More 

  • Aisha


    Aisha was Muhammad's favorite wife, making this lovely name and its myriad variations hugely popular among Muslims and also African-Americans. It's been energized by TV personality Aisha Tyler.... Read More 

  • Aishwarya


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  • Akudo


    Akudo is an Igbo-Nigerian name stemming from the Igbo word 'udo' meaning peace. Unlike other names containing the name "Udo", Akudo is a feminine name.Read More 

  • Alcide


    This is the French version of Alcides, birth name of the Greek mythological Heracles (Hercules). You're more likely to recognize it as the name of the hot True Blood werewolf, Alcide... Read More 

  • Alda


    Alda's brother name Aldo has -- surprisingly -- been a mainstay of the U.S. popularity chart for decades now, and the related Alden is soaring up as well. This version has never really caught on,... Read More 

  • Aloisia


    Inventive female form of Aloysius. Read More 

  • Aloysius


    This name is a classic example of an underused golden oldie that ticks so many boxes - unusual yet traditional, heaps of cute nicknames, a statement name that exudes retro cool. Aloysius is the... Read More 

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