In difficult times, the arrival of a baby can be a source of joy and hope! Even more so if the little one’s name brings that positive meaning, doesn’t it?
With origins in several countries, we have selected some options with translations that bring this transformative renewal to the life of the family. Get inspired!
Names that mean hope
In the dictionary, hope means “the feeling of those who see the realization of what they desire as possible; confidence in good things; faith. All that the birth of a child represents, right?
If you’re from the classic names team, with biblical or even modern meanings, you’ll enjoy this list we’ve prepared! Some options are already dear to the papals and others that run away from the ordinary can surprise by the meaning of blooming, life and brightness. But we guarantee: each pronunciation is unique and has its own charm!
Names of girls
Check out this selection of beautiful names that bring hope to your little princess:
Representing “the rising sun,” Aurora was the goddess of dawn in Greek mythology. Thus, every morning, she announced the arrival of the Sun, her brother, and the gathering of the Moon, her sister. Therefore, the Latin term is commonly associated with that “which breaks the day”. Nothing more symbolic, right?
Super on the rise, the name is gaining more and more popularity among families. About the meaning, Ayla can be originated from the Hebrew word meaning “oak” as well as from Turkish, translated as “moonlight”.
This first name is derived from the Latin “Claritia”, the same root as the name Clara. It is used to designate “luminosity” or “brightness”. In Brazil, its fame is mainly due to Clarice Lispector, representative of national literature.
According to the Bible, Eve is the name of the first existing woman and mother of all men. In Hebrew origin, the name means “the one who gives life” or “the one who lives”. In recent years, with the popularity of short names, this has become one of the favorite!
The Greek term “heli” means “ray of sunshine”, so the name usually means “the shining” or “full of light”. In the legends of ancient Greece, Helen was the daughter of Zeus and princess of Sparta. Because of her physical characteristics, the name also became a symbol of transcendental beauty. Wow!
It means “hope” in the purest essence. No matter how unisex it is, it is predominantly female and of English origin. It is a simple name, strong and beautiful at the same time!
A beautiful and original name that symbolizes the greatness of life and that represents the goddess of rebirth and the earth. It means “great”, “water”, “illusion” or “mother”. In Greek/Roman mythology, Maya is the goddess of spring and fertility, which gave rise to the name of the month of May.
Varying from the name Nadia, Nadine is the French version of the term of Russian origin which means “hope”. A strong trend between the 80s and 90s, it also symbolizes “messenger” or “the one who announces”.
Derived from the Latin Renatus, the name literally means “to be reborn”, or “to be born again”. A blessed representation of hope and of new times!
This name has Germanic root, from the root suelwhich literally means “light.” The letter “i” added at the end has the objective of characterizing the named person, giving the name Sueli the sense of “the one who is like the light”, or “the one who has the characteristics of the light”. Beautiful, isn’t it?
It means “full of life”, “alive”, “vivacious” or “beautiful lady”. Viviane appeared as the French version of the name Viviana, which originates from the Latin Vivianus.
“Life! Does it have more emblematic meaning? The name comes from Greek and is quite popular in recent times for having been chosen by the presenter Sabrina Sato for her first daughter. This trend also gains strength from the modernity of short names.
Your prince also deserves the most charming name! Get inspired:
Akira comes from Japan and has gained popularity in the country mainly by referring to attributes such as brightness and talent.
Name full of symbolism: “the son who is loved from the first moment” and “the son who is born beautiful”! Like Keven, it is a name of Irish origin, which arose from the junction of the terms cóemwhich means “kind”, “gentle” or “handsome”, and geinwhich means “birth” or “birth.”
Chic and uncomplicated at the same time, Lohan is a modern name, of French origin, which means the word light itself. Cool, huh?
Lucas, Luca, Lucca… Regardless of the spelling, the name means “bright” or “he who brings light.” Some say that Lucas is of Greek origin, indicating that he was a native of Lucania. That’s certainly a sweet little name that never goes out of style!
Of Hebrew origin, the name means “that which has been achieved by prayers. In the New Testament, Saul was one of the apostles of Jesus Christ. Because of religion, the term is often attributed to children who had been eagerly desired or who parents believed to be the fruit of a miracle. Strong, huh?
Although little registered in Brazil, the name has a very symbolic meaning: “cherry tree” – a plant associated with renewal and youth. The term can also be associated with other words such as “painting”, “sand” and “flower”. Anyway, Saori is a full dish for parents who like different and striking names.
Tales (or Thales) symbolizes the beauty of flowering. The name comes from the Greek, which means “green” or “what is blooming”. Between 1990 and 2000, it became super popular, being registered about 15 thousand times.
Uriel emerged from the Hebrew “Uryyah”, which can be translated as “the Lord is light”. It is also the name of a biblical character quoted in the Old Testament, who appears in the figure of a great archangel.
Did you like it? Tell us here in the comments which name you liked the most!
And the most important thing: live this special phase with a lot of hope! Everything is going to be fine!
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