Girls are God’s special creations, don’t you agree?
Of course, being a parent to a baby, no matter their gender is undoubtedly a feeling of extreme ecstasy. It’s a feeling that can’t be described in words until you experience it yourself.
From the time when I wanted a baby to becoming pregnant to bringing a little life into this world – I always wanted a baby girl. And God granted my wish!
Now, when it comes to naming their baby girls, many parents look for the names of goddesses or have at least some connection to religion and mythology.
The reason can be anything. The parents may have gone a long way to conceive a girl. Maybe they feel giving birth to their girl is nothing short of a miracle, or they are just obsessed with the names of goddesses.
Are you too a mommy to a baby girl? Are you looking for goddess names for your baby girl?
Look no further!
Here I have come up with the most beautiful names adorned by goddesses throughout the ages. You only need to choose the one that best suits your little sunshine.
The Best Goddess Names For Baby Girl
Do you have a fascination for goddesses’ names? Well, why won’t you be?
The names of goddesses are unique and powerful and have a history attached to them. And if you are someone who loves all these in a name, it is natural that you will like the names of goddesses for your baby girl.
Here are the names of some of the most gorgeous goddesses who were strong, powerful, and worshiped by humans.
Atalanta is a Greek name that translates to “equal in weight.” She was the goddess of running.
Let me tell you a beautiful story about this goddess.
Atalanta learned from an oracle that it would bring her downfall if she ever married. So, she told her father, King Schoeneus, that if he wanted her to get married, he must arrange a race. The one who can beat her in the running race will be her husband. And if anyone fails, they will have to die.
Everyone failed until Hippomenes entered the contest. He took help from Aphrodite, a goddess, and cheated in the game as he took three irresistible golden apples from her.
The apples kept distracting Atalanta during the race every time Hippomenes tossed them. In the end, Hippomenes wins the race, and Atalanta marries him.
If you are into unique names, Anjea is the name for you.
It’s such a unique name that your daughter will perhaps be the only one in her school with the name.
It has its origin in the aboriginal language of Australia. The Aborigines considered Anjea to be the goddess of spirit and fertility.
Arubani is an exotic name with its roots in the Urartian language. In the Middle East, Urartian is an ancient civilization.
Again, this is a name that only a few women have worldwide. Arubani is the goddess of art and fertility.
This name has a starry vibe to it. Don’t you agree?
It has its roots in the Phonecian language and comes with the meaning of mother goddess.
According to Phonecian mythology, Astarte is the goddess of war, fertility, sexual love, and sexuality.
She is a counterpart of the goddess Venus.
This name has its origin in the Arabic and Swahili languages.
When it comes to meaning, according to its Arabic roots, it translates to victorious and prosperous, and according to its Swahili roots, it translates to life.
Ayesha is the moon goddess according to Arabic mythology.
Watching the Aurora Borealis has been on my bucket list for quite some time.
But did you know this can also be a wonderful name for your baby girl?
It has its roots in the Roman and Latin languages and means dawn. In Roman mythology, Aurora is the personification of the dawn.
And if you love fairy tales, you already know Aurora, the “sleeping beauty,” right?
This name has its roots in the ancient language. It means the starry night.
Did you know Astraea was the virgin goddess of precision, justice, purity, and innocence?
Isn’t Asteria a pretty name to have?
It has its roots in the Greek language and has a starry vibe. It holds the meaning of a star.
Asteria is the goddess of justice and innocence in Greece.
This name has its roots in the Welsh language and comes with the meaning of silver wheel.
It is a rare name. If you want your baby girl to have an uncommon name, this name can be a great option.
Arianrhod is the goddess of the moon according to Welsh mythology.
This name has a graceful vibe to it. It has its roots in Greek origin and holds the meaning of the “most holy.”
Ariadne is the goddess of fertility. According to the Cretan legend, Ariadne was the daughter of King Minos, and she helped Theseus, the hero, escape the Labyrinth that the king created.
When it comes to the Greek mythology, there are so many Greek gods and goddesses. Aglaea is one of them.
She is the goddess of beauty, magnificence, splendor, and glory.
Do you want your little sunshine to grow up as an epitome of beauty and glory?
You can give her the name Aglaea.
Are you into musical names?
Well, I like names that sound melodious. And Alala is one such name.
It has its roots in the Greek language. According to Greek mythology, Alala stands for a war cry. It is taken from the word “alale,” which was the war cry of the Greek God of war, Ares.
Doesn’t the name Alectrona sound electrifying?
According to Greek mythology, Alectrona is the goddess of the sun. It carries the gorgeous meaning of amber, shining, and iridescent.
Want your girl to shine in whatever she does? Give her this name.
It is a Greek name, and the goddess of truth carried it.
If you like the name Aurora but are looking for a shorter version, you can choose Aura.
It’s such a cool name! Also, it can be a good nickname for a girl named Aurora.
Aura is rooted in Latin and holds the meaning of breath and wind. As the legends say, she was the Titan goddess of the early morning breeze.
The name Aphrodite holds the meaning of “risen from the sea.” It has its roots in the ancient Greek language.
According to mythology, Aphrodite is the goddess of beauty and physical love. She has a magical belt. If anyone wears them, people seeing them will fall in love with them.
Isn’t that something amazing?
Antheia is the name of a flower and originates in ancient Greek. It carries the meaning of blossom.
If you love the essence of flowers in a name, you can choose this name for your baby girl.
Did I tell you Antheia was the goddess of floral wreaths and flowers?
This name sounds so angelic!
With its origin in Greek, it holds the meaning of “messenger of God.”
Her mother was Hermes, the goddess of tidings, messages, and proclamations.
This Greek name comes with the meaning of tender goddess. She was the foster mother of Zeus.
There is an amazing story about this character.
Rhea was Zeus’ mother who hid him from her husband, Cronus. According to a prophecy by Uranus and Gaea, Cronus will have a son who will remove him from his throne.
As a result, Cronus swallowed all his children. But, when Zeus was born, her mother wrapped a stone in swaddling clothes to make Cronus think it was his baby and swallow him.
Of course, the prophecy became true when Zeus became the chief God.
The names of the goddesses are mostly long. But if you want a short one, this name can be an option for your baby girl.
Aine has its roots in the Celtic and Irish languages. It holds the meaning of splendor and brightness.
She is the goddess of sovereignty, prosperity, wealth, and summer. And a red mare is what she is represented by. And did I tell you that Munster fairies regard her as the queen?
Astrapa was the Greek goddess of lightning and hence, considered very powerful.
If you want your little one to grow up as a bright and powerful woman, Astrapa would be a good name for her.
Are you into Greek mythology?
Then you may already know the famous Greek goddess Artemis. She was the goddess of many things, including the moon, childbirth, wild animals, chastity, hunting, and more.
The name means “twin of Apollo.”
I’m sure you would agree that we all want our kids to live a long, happy, and healthy life.
And that is where Ambrosia as a name fits the best. She was the goddess of immortality. When it comes to its meaning, it is “something very pleasing to taste or smell.”
Athena is the goddess of wisdom, war, and crafts.
Did you know what Greek legends say?
They say Athena was born from the forehead of Zeus; all dressed up and ready for war. And that she was not born from a mother’s womb.
If you like short names, you can see this three-letter name Bia as an option.
According to Greek mythology, Bia is the goddess of raw energy. This name means strength, both of the body and mind.
So, if you want your girl to grow up strong, you can consider this name.
It’s a common name carried by the goddess of fire, according to the Celtic mythology.
It holds the meaning of strength and the holy one.
This name has multiple variations in different languages, including French, Gaelic, and English. You can choose any one between Brigitte, Brighid, and Bridget.
It’s an uncommon name for your baby girl. Badoura has its roots in the Arabic language.
According to mythology, Badoura is the most beautiful woman on earth.
She is the goddess of beauty.
It’s a sweet name that sounds melodious too.
It has its roots in the Roman language and is considered the goddess of war.
If you want your daughter to grow up all-powerful, this is the name you can go for.
Calypso is a unique name that, at least, I have yet to hear. It has its roots in the Greek language and comes with the meaning of “to conceal.”
If legends are to be believed, Calypso’s father’s name was Atlas. Many of us have heard about Atlas, considered the strongest Titan, who carries the entire earth on his back.
Calypso was a sea nymph who detained Odysseus when he was returning home at the end of the very famous Trojan War.
Clementia is such a feminine name. And it has a lyrical tone to it too.
It’s the name of a Roman goddess of forgiveness and mercy. If you want your girl to have a big heart, Clementia would be a good name option.
This name has its roots in the Indian Hindi language. It holds the very beautiful meaning of the moon.
I’m fond of the moon; watching it every night gives me a soothing feeling. If you like the moon too, you can give your baby girl this gorgeous name.
Chandra is the goddess of vegetation, night, and the moon.
The name Cynthia sounds very flowery to me. It seems like a gush of fresh air with flower-like smell.
It’s the name of a mountain in Greece. It has its roots in the Greek language. And carries the meaning of moon goddess or “the woman from Kynthos.”
Cynthia is the other name for Diana, the Roman goddess, and Artemis, the Greek goddess.
The name Damia sounds powerful and domineering to me.
It has its roots in the Greek language. According to Greek mythology, Damia is the goddess of nature’s forces.
While some say that Damia translates to “to tame,” others believe it comes with the meaning of spirit.
It’s a short and sweet name for your little princess. Danu has its roots in the Celtic language.
According to Celtic mythology, she is the goddess of fruitfulness.
The name has multiple meanings. Some of them are courageous and liberal.
The name Eudora has a feminine vibe to it.
It has its roots in Greek and means a generous gift.
According to Greek mythology, Eudora is a Greek sea nymph of a good fish catch.
Does the name give you a flowery vibe?
Many parents like to go with names that resemble flowers. You can choose this name for your girl if you are one of them.
Flora is rooted in Latin, and it translates to flowers. She was the Roman goddess of spring and flowers.
According to Greek mythology, Hera is the goddess of childbirth, women, family, and marriage.
She is a powerful Olympian who is also the queen and chief goddess.
The name Hera holds the meaning of protectress. If you want your girl to be all-powerful and the leader of her people, this can be a good name option for her.
The name Iris has its roots in the Greek language. It comes with the meaning of the rainbow. And we all know how gorgeous rainbows are, right?
Iris is the personification of the rainbow and the goddess in Greek mythology. She was the Gods’ messenger.
The name Juno has its roots in both Roman and Latin languages. It holds the meaning of youth.
Did you know that according to Roman mythology, Juno was the goddess of marriage, childbirth, and love?
She is well-known for protecting Roman women.
Isn’t Lisa a pretty name?
This name has its roots in the African language. It translates to heart’s desire, honey bee, and God is my oath.
Lissa was the supreme mother goddess of Africa. She is known as the queen of the gods.
Also, the name Lissa is associated with Arabic mythology. There she is known as the symbol of rebirth.
It’s an uncommon name—perfect for parents who like their kids’ names to be goddess-like but rare.
This name has its roots in the Latin language. It comes with the meaning of the mind.
According to Roman mythology, Minerva was the goddess of medicine, crafts, and wisdom.
Do you like names with Greek roots? Then Nyx is the name for your baby girl.
It’s the name that holds the meaning of night. According to Greek mythology, Nyx is the goddess of night personification.
Something is interesting about this goddess. She is so powerful that even Zeus feared her and feared none other than her. He didn’t have the guts to go to her caves.
Today, Nike is a famous shoe brand. But it has made its place on my list as the name of a powerful goddess.
It has its roots in Greek mythology and is well known as the personification of victory. This goddess with wings was worshipped not only during peaceful competitions but also during war.
And did I tell you that she is the Roman goddess Victoria’s counterpart?
It can be a short and simple name for your baby girl.
I like short and easy-to-pronounce names. But many parents prefer longer and more unique names than ordinary ones.
If you fall under the latter category of parents, the name Polyhymnia can be a good option.
She is the Greek muse of eloquence, hymn, dance, and sacred poetry.
I found this name to be super elegant and serene.
It has its roots in the Greek language and holds the meaning of “name meaning moon.” After all, Selene is moon personified.
According to mythology, two of her siblings are Eos, the goddess of the dawn, and Helios, the God of the sun. It’s said that she is a gorgeous lady on her moon chariot and drives from one side of the sky to another.
Do you like watching horror series?
If you do, you would have already seen the horror series Sabrina on Netflix. It involves witches and spells.
The name Sabrina has its roots in the Celtic and Latin languages. It carries the meaning of a legendary princess.
According to Welsh mythology, Sabrina was the goddess of the river Severn. She has a Welsh name too, and that is Hafren.
Suppose you are into entertainment news and social media. In that case, you would know how pop singer Selena clashed with her ex-boyfriend.
So many videos ask if you are Team Selena or Team Bieber!
Selena, which has become super popular lately, has roots in Greek and Latin. It comes with the meaning of the moon. After all, she is the moon goddess according to the Greek mythology.
If you are into mythology, you may already know who Tyche was. After all, she is a powerful goddess who is very popular at the same time.
Zeus and Aphrodite are the parents of this Greek goddess. She ruled prosperity and good fortune.
Uma is a short name that is easy to pronounce and remember. It has its roots in the Hebrew and Sanskrit languages.
The name Uma has multiple meanings of nation, light, and peace. According to Hindu mythology, she is the mountain goddess.
A famous personality with this name is Uma Thurman, an American model, and actress.
Venus is the name of a planet we all know. But did you know it is the name of the goddess of beauty and love according to Roman mythology?
This name is rooted in Latin and carries the heart-soothing meaning of love.
There are so many goddess names for baby girls. But the ones I have mentioned on my list are the best.
Suppose you have a specific culture or origin in mind. In that case, you can shortlist the name according to that, as I have mentioned the origins of the names too.
Also, you can choose the names according to a specific letter you have in mind, as I have listed the name alphabetically.
So, did you like the names? Which are the ones you are going to shortlist?
Let me know in the comments!