Hunters of The Hexed Sun

  1. Acantha
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "thorn, prickle"
    • Description:

      Acantha is one of the unique baby names in the stylish mythological category that also might count as a flower name. In Greek mythology, Acantha was a nymph beloved by Apollo. An unusual and attractive choice that could make a creative way to honor a grandma Rose.
  2. Achilles
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "thin-lipped"
    • Description:

      The name of the great Homeric hero with the vulnerable heel (portrayed by Brad Pitt in Troy) is widely used in European versions but rarely here. It certainly make a strong statement It premiered on the US Top 1000 list in 2015 and has been climbing ever since.
  3. Adeon
    • Origin:

      Welsh
    • Description:

      This name of a legendary Welsh prince could serve as a more original alternative to Adam or Aidan, though it does sound a tad chemical.
  4. Adonis
    • Origin:

      Greek, from Semitic Adonai
    • Meaning:

      "lord"
    • Description:

      The name of a figure from Greek mythology, Adonis is a high-pressure name often synonymous with masculine beauty. Nonetheless, many mythological names that would have previously been deemed off limits have made their way up the popularity charts—for instance, Penelope currently ranks highly for girls. And indeed, Adonis was one of the fastest-rising boys' names of 2016, moving up 307 spots on the U.S. popularity chart in just one year.
  5. Aenea
    • Origin:

      Greek, female variation of Aeneas
    • Meaning:

      "the praised one"
    • Description:

      This name found in the fantasy series Endymion/Rise of Endymion has a slightly physiological feel to it.
  6. Agathe
    • Origin:

      French variation of Agatha, Greek
    • Meaning:

      "good woman"
    • Description:

      Agathe is a hugely popular name in contemporary France, even if it's English-speaking counterparts have not yet warmed to the usual English version, Agatha. The French pronunciation is sure to trip up non-French speakers.
  7. Alasdair
    • Origin:

      Scottish variation of Alexander
    • Meaning:

      "defending men"
    • Description:

      In this country, more recognizable with the Alistair spelling.
  8. Allium
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "garlic"
    • Description:

      Allium is the genus of all onion-y plants, including garlic, leeks, shallots, scallions, and chives. It makes an intriguing nouveau nature name or update to Allison.
  9. Aloysius
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "famous warrior"
    • Description:

      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 Latin form of many more common names like Louis, Luis, Luigi and the uncommon but symphonically familiar Ludwig.
  10. Altair
    • Origin:

      Arabic
    • Meaning:

      "falcon"
    • Description:

      The eleventh brightest star in the sky has a celestial feel, but also could be the name of a commercial airline.
  11. Althea
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "with healing power"
    • Description:

      Althea is a poetic, almost ethereal name found in Greek myth and pastoral poetry, associated in modern times with the great tennis player Althea Gibson, the first African-American to win at Wimbledon.
  12. Alwyn
    • Origin:

      Welsh river name
    • Description:

      This Welsh river name has possibilities as a place name and nature name that is rare and uncommon.
  13. Amaryllis
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "to sparkle"
    • Description:

      If you love both unique baby names and flower names for girls, Amaryllis might be a perfect choice for you.
  14. Amyas
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "loved"
    • Description:

      See AMIAS.
  15. Araluen
    • Origin:

      Aboriginal Australian
    • Meaning:

      "water lilies; place of the water lilies"
    • Description:

      Araluen is a beautiful Aboriginal Australian place name, used in several sites, always connected to the dainty water lily.
  16. Aramis
    • Origin:

      French literary name
    • Description:

      One of Dumas' swashbuckling Three Musketeers, now better known as a men's cologne.
  17. Arce
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "swift"
    • Description:

      Arce was the twin sister of the Greek rainbow goddess Iris. Arce is often associated with the seldom-seen, faded second rainbow. She had iridescent wings, which Zeus eventually took off her after she betrayed the Gods of Olympus. The character is lovely, but Arce is likely to be mispronounced in English in a very unhelpful way. If you fancy this name we suggest you go with the alternate spelling Arke.
  18. Aristeia
    • Origin:

      Literary term from Greek
    • Meaning:

      "the best"
    • Description:

      In epic poetry, the term aristeia is used to denote the climactic point where the hero/heroine has their finest hour. Aristeia feels at home with other big Greek names like Atalanta, Cassiopeia and Galatea. We think this name has potential for parents who think Poem, Saga and Rhapsody are too obvious.
  19. Arliss
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "pledge"
    • Description:

      Arliss is most famous as the name of a few high-profile male characters, though it can just as easily work for a baby girl.
  20. Artemiy
    • Origin:

      Russian variation of Artemis, Greek
    • Description:

      Although Artemis is a traditionally feminine name, the Russian variation, Artemiy, is used exclusively for boys.