Baby Names that Mean Love

Love is a great inspiration for naming your new baby. A name that means love is always a popular choice for babies born around Valentine’s Day or conceived on a honeymoon. Even before you hold your baby in your arms, you’re already in love with them. Then why not give your baby a name that truly encompasses everything you feel? There is no greater love than what a mother feels for her child, so what could be a more fitting name than love itself? From different cultures to unique and classics, there are plenty of adorable baby names that mean love. We hope you’ll fall head-over-heels for these baby girl names or baby boy names that mean love. Here is our list of names that symbolize love to get you started in your hunt for the perfect name that will constantly remind your child of how much you love them.

 

Adelpha

Girl. Greek origin, meaning: Beloved sister

Ahava 

Girl. Hebrew origin, meaning: Love

Aiko 

Gender neutral. Japanese origin, meaning: Beloved child

Aimee 

Girl. French origin, meaning: Beloved friend

Amada 

Girl. Spanish origin, Feminine variation of Amado, meaning: Loved

Amadea 

Girl. Latin origin, meaning: God’s beloved

Amadeus

Boy. Latin origin, meaning: Lover of God

Amado 

Boy. Spanish origin, meaning: Loved

Amanda 

Girl. Latin origin, meaning: Worthy of love

Amandine 

Girl. Latin origin, meaning: She must be loved

Amara 

Girl. Igbo, Sanskrit, Arabic origin, meaning: Grace, immortal, tribe

Amarissa 

Girl. combination name Ama + Issa, meaning: Little lover

Amato

Boy. Italian origin, meaning: Loved

Amatus

Boy. Latin origin, meaning: Beloved

Amias 

Girl. Latin origin, meaning: Loved

Amora 

Girl. Spanish origin, meaning: Love

Amorette

Girl. French origin, meaning: Little love

Amoris 

Girl. Latin origin, meaning: Love

Amory 

Boy. German origin, meaning: Industrious

Amy

Girl. French origin, meaning: Beloved

Aphrodite 

Girl. Greek origin, meaning: Goddess of love

Asta

Girl. Greek and Old Norse  origin, meaning: Star-like; love

Aziz 

Boy. Arabic origin, meaning: Powerful and beloved

Aziza 

Girl. Arabic origin, meaning: Powerful and beloved

Caradoc 

Boy. Welsh origin, meaning: Amiable, beloved

Cariad 

Girl. Welsh origin, meaning: Love

Carina 

Girl. Italian origin, meaning: Dear little one

Carita 

Girl. Latin origin, meaning: Beloved

Caro

Gender neutral. Italian origin, meaning: Dear

Caron 

Gender neutral. Welsh origin, meaning: Love

Carwyn / Carwen 

Gender neutral. Welsh origin, meaning: Fair love

Carys

Girl. Welsh origin, meaning: Love

Ceri 

Girl. Welsh origin, meaning: To love

Cerys 

Girl. Welsh origin, meaning: Love

Cher

Girl. French origin, meaning: Beloved

Cheri

Girl. French origin, meaning: Darling

Cherish 

Girl. English word name, meaning: Beloved

Connelly 

Gender neutral. Irish, meaning: Love, friendship

Cordelia

Girl. Latin; Celtic origin, meaning: Heart; daughter of the sea

Cordian 

Boy. Latin, meaning: Of the heart

Corwin 

Boy. English, meaning: Heart’s friend

Dariel 

Boy. English, meaning: Loved one; open

Darrell 

Boy. French, meaning: Dear one, beloved

Davi 

Gender neutral. Portuguese variation of David, meaning: Beloved

David 

Boy. Hebrew, meaning: Beloved

Davina 

Girl. Hebrew origin, meaning: Little deer

Davis 

Boy. English and Hebrew meaning: Son of David; Beloved

Desi 

Gender neutral. Spanish, diminutive of Desiderio, meaning: Desired one, or short form of Desiree, French

Desiree 

Girl. French origin, meaning: Desired, wished

Dewey 

Boy. Welsh origin, anglicized variation of Welsh Dewi, nickname of Dafydd, meaning: Beloved

Didier

Boy. French origin, meaning: Desired, beloved

Dilan 

Boy. Turkish origin, meaning: Love

Drury 

Boy. French origin, meaning: Dear one, sweetheart

Dua 

Girl. Arabic, Albanian origin, meaning: Prayer, love

Elska 

Girl. Norse origin, meaning: Love

Erasmus

Boy. Greek origin, meaning: Beloved, desired

Erastus

Boy. Latin from Greek origin, meaning: Beloved

Erazem

Boy. Slovene variation of Erasmus origin, meaning: Beloved, desired

Eros 

Boy. Greek mythology origin, meaning: God of love

Esme 

Girl. French origin, meaning: Beloved

Freya

Girl. Old Norse origin, meaning: Noblewoman, the Norse goddess of love, beauty, and fertility

Gerwyn

Boy. Welsh origin, meaning: Fair love

Halia 

Girl. Hawaiian origin, meaning: Remembrance of a loved one

Hart

English origin, from the word heart

Haviva 

Girl. Hebrew origin, meaning: Well loved

Idony 

Girl. Norse origin, meaning: Love again, renewal

Ife 

Girl. African Yoruba origin, meaning: Love

Ishtar

Girl. Persian origin, meaning: The Babylonian goddess of love

Ismay 

Girl. French origin, meaning: Esteemed, beloved

Janan 

Boy. Arabic origin, meaning: Heart, soul

Jeb

Boy. Short form of Jebediah, Hebrew origin, meaning: Beloved friend

Kalila

Girl. Arabic origin, meaning: Beloved

Kama

Girl. Hindi Sanskrit origin, meaning: Love desire

Karita

Girl. Icelandic origin, meaning: Beloved

Kealoha 

Gender neutral. Hawaiian origin, meaning: Loved one

Kerensa 

Girl. Cornish origin, meaning: Love

Keris 

Girl. Welsh origin, meaning: Love

Kiefer 

Boy. Gaelic origin, meaning: Handsome; beloved

Kordian 

Boy. Polish from Latin origin, meaning: Of the heart

Lennon 

Boy. Irish origin, meaning: Lover

Lev 

Boy. Hebrew, Russian origin, meaning: Heart; lion

Liev 

Boy. Yiddish origin, meaning: Heart

Loveday 

Gender neutral. Cornish, English origin, meaning: Beloved day

Lovella 

Girl. English origin, meaning: Wolf

Luba 

Girl. Russian, Slavic, Yiddish origin, meaning: Lover, dear

Mabel 

Girl. Latin origin, meaning: Lovable

Mariel 

Girl. Dutch origin, meaning: Drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved

Marietta 

Girl. Italian origin, meaning: Drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved

Maryam 

Girl. Hebrew, Arabic Iranian origin, meaning: Drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved

Mila 

Girl. Slavic, Russian origin, meaning: Gracious; dear

Milada

Girl. Czech origin, meaning: My love

Milan 

Gender neutral. Slavic origin, meaning: Gracious, dear,  also an Italian place name

Milena

Girl. Czech origin, meaning: Love, warmth, grace

Milos 

Boy. Slavic name origin, meaning: Lover of glory

Mina

Girl. German origin, meaning: Love

Mirren 

Gender neutral. Gaelic, Scottish, Irish origin, meaning: Drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved

Myrna 

Girl. Gaelic name origin, meaning: Beloved; high-spirited; peaceful

Nayeli 

Girl. Zapotec, Native American origin, meaning: I love you

Obi 

Boy. Nigerian origin, meaning: Heart

Paris 

Gender neutral. Greek origin, meaning: Defender, French place name, known as the city of love

Phila

Girl. Greek origin, meaning: Love or loving

Philomena 

Girl. Greek origin, meaning: Lover of strength

Philothea 

Girl. Greek origin, meaning: Lover of God

Philou  Dutch love

Girl. Dutch origin, meaning: Love

Priya 

Girl. Sanskrit origin, meaning: Beloved

Querida 

Girl. Spanish origin, meaning: Dear, beloved

Rasmus 

Boy. Finnish and Scandinavian variation of Erasmus, meaning: Beloved, desired

Rhys 

Gender neutral. Welsh origin, meaning: Ardor

Rudo 

Boy. African, Shona origin, meaning: Love

Siran 

Girl. Armenian origin, meaning: Lovely

Suki

Girl. Japanese origin, meaning: Loved one

Tivona 

Girl. Hebrew origin, meaning: Lover of nature

Vevina 

Girl. Scottish origin, meaning: Sweet lady

Vida

Girl. Hebrew origin, meaning: Dearly loved

Wilmer

Boy. German origin, meaning: Famous and loved

Yaretzi 

Girl. Native American origin, meaning: You will always be loved

Ziva 

Girl. Slavic origin, meaning: Goddess of love, life, and fertility

 

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