Names The Best Baby Names That Mean Joy  

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If you want your baby to have a name with pleasant connotations, there are plenty of attractive baby names that mean joy. The joyous names here appeal to a broad spectrum of tastes, from tried and true classics to unique choices. Below, you'll find good names with happy meanings to add to your list! 

There are lots of female names that mean joy or happiness that have been consistently popular for many years like Abigail, Beatrice, and Hillary. While male names that mean joy tend to be a bit on the rarer side, the increasingly popular Asher means happy or blessed. If you prefer more unusual names, there are plenty of options there as well. Underused girls names like Marnie, Allegra, and Eden have joyous meanings. The boy name Hani means happy or joyful and has a cute nickname feel. The unisex options Dayo and Ayo both translate roughly to joy and also make use of the trendy "-o" ending. 

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

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Abagail

Female, Hebrew: Father's joy 

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14 1
Asher

Male, Hebrew: Happy, blessed

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8 5

Female, English: Provider of joy

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8 6
Rina

Female, Hebrew: Joy

5
8 6
Marnie

Female, Hebrew: Rejoice

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5 3
Trixie

Female, Latin: Diminutive of Beatrice, meaning "provider of joy"

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4 2
Kalea

Female, Hawaiian: Joy, happiness

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3 1

Female, Hebrew: Place of pleasure/joy

9
8 7
Allegra

Female, Italian: Joy

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6 5
Roni

Female, Hebrew: Song, joy

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3 3
Merrie

Female, English: Word name meaning lighthearted/happy

12
3 3
Dayo

Unisex, West African: Joy arrives

13
3 3
Farah

Female, Arabic: Joy

14
3 4
Desta

Unisex, East African: Joy

15
3 4
Gili

Unisex, Hebrew: Joy/happiness

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2 3
Letitia

Female, English: Joy, happiness

17
6 8
Chara

Female, Greek: Happiness, joy

18
3 5
Hillary

Female, Latin: Joyful, glad, merry, happy

19
5 8
Hani

Male, Arabic: Happy, joyful, blissful

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1 4
Nanda

Male, Sanskrit: Joy

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4 8
Ayo

Unisex, West African: Joy