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The Best Baby Names That Mean Dream

Updated February 5, 2020 4.9k votes 891 voters 49.1k views28 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

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    Female, Sanskrit: Illusion 

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    Ashlyn

    Female, Irish: Dream 

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    Roya

    Unisex, English: Dream, premonition, vision 

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    Aislin

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

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    Penelope

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

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    Reverie

    Unisex, French: Daydream

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    Ayuma

    Male, Japanese: Dream, vision 

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    Fantasia

    Female, Greek: Imagination, fantasy 

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    Ashling

    Unisex, Irish: Dream, vision 

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    Nara

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    Reve

    Male, French: A man who is like a dream

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    Sovanna

    Female, Khmer: Golden dream 

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    Sadira

    Female, Arabic: She who is dreamy

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    Morpheus

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

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    Deisy

    Female, English: One who achieves dreams; passionate

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    Sanja

    Female, Croation/Serbian: Dream 

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    Arman

    Unisex, Kazakh: Dream

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    Kanasu

    Female, Indian: Dream, dreaming 

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    Helem

    Male, Hebrew: Healing/dreaming 

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    Almos

    Male, Hungarian: Dream 

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    Hülya

    Female, Turkish: Daydream 

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    Amets

    Unisex, Basque: Dream 

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    Kalpana

    Female, Sanskrit: Imagining, fantasy 

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    Yeraz

    Male, Arabic/Pakistan: Dream

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