Cool Names That Mean Blue

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by Pamela Redmond

Names meaning blue got a big visibility boost when Beyonce and Jay-Z named their daughter Blue Ivy. The meaning blue relates to names in a range of styles, for both baby girls and baby boys.

Along with Sky on the girls' side, names that mean blue in the US Top 1000 include Celeste, Jay, Royal, Iris, and Lake.

Our collection of names with blue meanings also includes names that mean sky, names that mean heaven, and names related to blue elements of nature.

If you want to evoke the color blue in your child's name, you don't need to choose a literal color name but can look to other names the mean or are related to blue, such as Robin (those blue eggs!) and Iris, which comes in a beautiful purple-y blue color.

  • Aaliyah

    The name Aaliyah is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "heavens,highborn, exalted". Thanks to the ill-fated singer, Aaliyah's the most popular -- but complicated -- spelling of this... Read More 

  • Aliya

    The name Aliya is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "heavens, highborn, exalted". Lovely name popularized as Aaliyah. Simpler, more accessible, and less tied to celebrity in this form. Aliya... Read More 

  • Aliyah

    The name Aliyah is a girl's name meaning "heavens, highborn, exalted". Aliyah is a Hebrew word as well as a name, used to mean the migration of Jews to Israel, a basic tenet of Zionist ideology. ... Read More 

  • Alya

    The name Alya is a girl's name of Arabic, Russian, Turkish origin meaning "heavens, highborn, exalted". Alya is most familiar in the US in its much-more-complicated form Aaliyah, the spelling... Read More 

  • Aqua

    The name Aqua is a girl's name . One of the new color names that is catching on, invoking a calm, blue-green-sea feeling. Read More 

  • Araceli

    The name Araceli is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "altar of the sky". Obscure but intriguing Spanish name. Araceli Segarra is a noted mountain climber. Read More 

  • Azul

    The name Azul is a girl's name meaning "blue". A generation ago, Azul would probably have felt very foreign and strange to most Americans, but today, it feels like a perfectly plausible first... Read More 

  • Azula

    The name Azula is a girl's name meaning "blue". A character name from Avatar: The Last Airbender. Azula is one of the two main antagonists of the series: a Firebender who produces blue... Read More 

  • Azure

    The name Azure is a unisex name. Azure is a colorful choice for a blue-eyed child. Among other blue-toned color name possibilities: Indigo, Cerulean, and Blue itself. In the Middle Ages, azure... Read More 

  • Bay

    The name Bay is a unisex name of Latin origin meaning "berry". One of the most usable of the pleasant, newly adopted nature/water names (like Lake and Ocean), especially in middle position. ... Read More 

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