Names The Best Baby Names That Mean Surprise  

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Parents whose pregnancy was unexpected may be curious about baby names that mean surprise. This can be a great way to honor your unforeseen blessing and there are plenty of options if you're on the hunt for names that convey the unanticipated. Below, you'll find a list of names that mean surprise to help you find the perfect name for your little one! Whether you're looking for male, female, or unisex options, you've come to the right place! 

There are plenty of attractive girls names that mean surprise. Miranda, made famous in Shakespeare's The Tempest, means "marvel." Nessa is a cute Hebrew name meaning "miracle," which is certainly associated with surprise. Unique boys names, like Pippin and Hayate, have meanings associated with the surprising or unexpected. 

Do you have a favorite name that means surprise? Give the best options a thumbs up and please add any good names we may have missed.

 

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20 7

Female, Latin: Marvel

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11 1
Nessa

Female, Hebrew: Miracle

3
11 6
Pella

Female, Hebrew: Marvel of God

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5 4
Epiphany

Female, English: Word name referring to a surprising revelation

5
5 4
Hayate

Male, Japanese: Sudden sound of the wind

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3 2
Nasia

Female, Hebrew: God's miracle

7
2 2
Alasne

Female, Basque: Miracle

8
7 8
Dariga

Female, Kazakh: Means "alas," frequently an expression of surprise

9
3 4
Shani

Female, Hebrew: Marvel

10
8 11
Pippin

Male, German: Awe-inspiring

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5 8
Milagros

Female, Spanish: Miracle

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2 5
Sorpresa

Unisex, Spanish: Surprise