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

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    279 votes


    Female, Irish: Dream 

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    283 votes

    Female, Sanskrit: Illusion 

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    207 votes


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

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    185 votes


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

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    275 votes


    Unisex, English: Dream, premonition, vision