Names The Best Baby Names That Mean Dream  

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When it comes to unique names, baby names meaning dream give off an enchanting vibe. Filled with a sense of creativity and fantasy, you have a lot of options when it comes to names with dreamy connotations. If you're on the hunt for the perfect name, browse this dream name list for inspiration.
 

There are a surprising number of unconventional unisex names that mean dream you may want to add to your list. Roya means "dream" or "premonition" and can be an attractive choice for either a boy or girl. If you're a fan of the nickname Ash, Ashling is an Irish name meaning "dream" that's appropriate for either gender.

There are also some cute gender-specific names that mean dream. The popular female names Maya and Penelope have meanings that signify dreaming. Maya means "illusion" while Penelope means "weaving," which some people interpret as "dream-weaving." For a male name that means dream, the French Reve translates literally to dream and is an attractive international choice. 
 

Do you have a favorite baby name for the little dream in your life? Give the best options a thumbs up, and please add any good names we may have missed.

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44 25
Roya

Unisex, English: Dream, premonition, vision 

2
35 18
Ashlyn

Female, Irish: Dream 

3
29 13
Penelope

Female, Greek: Weaver, some interpret as "dream weaver"

4
28 15
Maya

Female, Sanskrit: Illusion 

5
29 19
Fantasia

Female, Greek: Imagination, fantasy 

6
23 15
Alora

Female, Latin: Bay Tree; My Dream; A derivative of the English name Alaura

7
22 15
Aislin

Female, Irish: Variant of Aisling or Ashling: Dream or vision

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16 15
Reverie

Unisex, French: Daydream

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20 21
Reve

Male, French: A man who is like a dream

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13 16
Sadira

Female, Arabic: She who is dreamy

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12 16
Morpheus

Male, Greek: The shapes seen in the dreams. God of dreams in Greek mythology

12
12 15
Ayuma

Male, Japanese: Dream, vision 

13
10 17
Almos

Male, Hungarian: Dream 

14
9 16
Sovanna

Female, Khmer: Golden dream 

15
7 15
Kanasu

Female, Indian: Dream, dreaming 

16
7 15
Deisy

Female, English: One who achieves dreams; passionate

17
9 19
Arman

Unisex, Kazakh: Dream

18
10 21
Sanja

Female, Croation/Serbian: Dream 

19
7 17
Helem

Male, Hebrew: Healing/dreaming 

20
9 21
Ashling

Unisex, Irish: Dream, vision 

21
6 17
Hülya

Female, Turkish: Daydream 

22
4 15
Amets

Unisex, Basque: Dream 

23
7 20
Guraman

Female, Indian: Peace though the guru, illusions and delusions and a non defensive dreamer

24
6 19
Yeraz

Male, Arabic/Pakistan: Dream

25
3 20
Swapan

Male, Indian: Dream

26
2 16
Ahlaam

Female, Arabic: Dream 

27
2 21
Kalpana

Female, Sanskrit: Imagining, fantasy