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The Best Baby Names That Mean Dream 

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Updated February 5, 2020 3.3k votes 787 voters 42k views 28 items

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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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Alora

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

2

Female, Sanskrit: Illusion 

3
Ashlyn

Female, Irish: Dream 

4
Roya

Unisex, English: Dream, premonition, vision 

5
Penelope

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

6
Aislin

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

7
Reverie

Unisex, French: Daydream

8
Fantasia

Female, Greek: Imagination, fantasy 

9
Ayuma

Male, Japanese: Dream, vision 

10
Reve

Male, French: A man who is like a dream

11
Ashling

Unisex, Irish: Dream, vision 

12
Sadira

Female, Arabic: She who is dreamy

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kgerhardt1 added Nara
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Sovanna

Female, Khmer: Golden dream 

15
Morpheus

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

16
Deisy

Female, English: One who achieves dreams; passionate

17
Sanja

Female, Croation/Serbian: Dream 

18
Arman

Unisex, Kazakh: Dream

19
Kanasu

Female, Indian: Dream, dreaming 

20
Helem

Male, Hebrew: Healing/dreaming 

21
Almos

Male, Hungarian: Dream 

22
Amets

Unisex, Basque: Dream 

23
Hülya

Female, Turkish: Daydream 

24
Yeraz

Male, Arabic/Pakistan: Dream

25
Kalpana

Female, Sanskrit: Imagining, fantasy