The Best Baby Names That Mean Hope

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Vote up the best baby names that mean hope.

Given life can be difficult, it's understandable prospective parents may want baby names that mean hope to add some light to the world. There are plenty of beautiful names that have an aspirational meaning. If you're on the hunt for the perfect name, browse this hope name list below!  

Names that mean hope range from attractive classics to unique, trendy names. For girls, you have staples like Nadia and its French equivalent Nadine, which give off an elegant, old-fashioned vibe. For boys, there are some cute international options to choose from, like the Finnish Toivo. There are also some unique American male names, like Barloc, that mean hope. Some great unisex options with a hopeful feel include Raja and Omid. 

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

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  • 1
    92 votes

    Female, English: Hope is Desire Of Fulfillment

  • 2
    46 votes


    Female, Russian/Slavic: Hope

  • 3
    54 votes


    Unisex, Norse: Nature name, bird associated with peace, hope, etc. 

  • 4
    51 votes


    Female, Sanskrit: Hope

  • 5
    40 votes


    Female, French: Hope

  • 6
    52 votes


    Female, French: Something that arise a hope within