Can you think of a more magical moment than welcoming your little one to this world?
Well, I can’t! Of course, once you conceive, you get to experience some out-of-the-world moments that were not possible otherwise.
And these little magical moments keep happening in your life as you are a mother.
Now, no matter if this is your first baby or the second or the third, giving them the right name will always be a task in itself.
The days and nights when you stay awake and keep scrolling through the names are tiresome indeed.
Things become all the more difficult if your choice of name is different than your partner and you end up arguing with each other.
But you know what? Magic baby names are something that no parents can deny. I’m sure your partner will agree if you want your little one to carry a name that holds the meaning of magic.
To help you with the name selection, I have come up with the most magical names for your little bundle of joy.
So, sit back, relax, sip from the glass of your favorite drink, and scroll through my list of the best magic baby names.
Most Enchanting Magic Baby Names
Magic is something we all want in our lives, isn’t it? If you ask me, there is never a day when I don’t think of some magical thing happening in my life!
And as you have already witnessed the biggest magic of your life, which is giving birth to a little human who is half you and half your partner, how about you do something to feel this magic every day?
This is when giving your baby a name that means magic comes into the picture.
I know how daunting it can be to choose a name for your baby. But don’t worry because I have done the hard work for you.
Here I have made a few sections with names for boys and girls. I have also included gender-neutral names.
Magic Baby Names for Girls
I’m a mother of a sweet baby girl. And I can tell you how soothing and peaceful it is to see my baby grow.
With every passing day, she is starting to resemble me.
Now that you have a daughter, welcome to the motherhood community!
The following are some of the most magical names for your baby girl. Read on.
Being a mother is a dream to many. How about you save this feeling for the rest of your life? You can name your baby girl Aislinn.
This name has its roots in the Irish language and holds the meaning of a dream. This name has been preferred by parents for ages.
If you want to go for its modern version, you can choose between Ashlynn and Ashlyn. A famous personality with this name is Aislinn Paul, an actress from Canada.
I find Latin girls to be extremely beautiful. And many parents have to say the same for Latin names.
That is where the name Celestia comes into the picture. With Latin roots, it holds the meaning of heavenly. It is a variation of the name Celeste. It gained most of its popularity during the 19th century.
This is a beautiful name that has its roots in the Greek language. It oozes sweetness and holds the meaning of the moon goddess. Also, some say that it translates to a woman from Kynthos.
This elegant name is supremely popular and is borne by many famous personalities.
Daphne was the name of one of my schoolmates. This name has its roots in the Greek language and holds the meaning of a bay tree or a laurel tree.
According to Greek mythology, Daphne was the daughter of the river god Peneus. She was a nymph. In order to save her from Apollo, Peneus turned her into a laurel tree.
Did you watch Scooby-Doo when you were a kid? In the show, one of the main characters carries the name Daphne.
Do you want your little one to be soft-spoken and to be admired by all?
Giver her the name, Eulalie.
This name is highly musical and has a kind of happy note attached to it. With its roots in the French language, it holds the meaning of “sweetly speaking.”
This is a popular name used in many books and movies, including The Music Man and Gone with the Wind.
If you like short, cute, and traditional names, the chances are that you will like the name Faye too.
This is a classic name of English origin that holds the meaning of a fairy. In case you want to go for a less used version of this name, you can go for the spelling Fay.
According to Arthurian legends, Morgan le Fay was the name of a powerful sorceress.
Galatea has its roots in the ancient Greece language.
This is a traditional name that sounds like the name of some elegant and poised high-class woman.
According to mythology, Pygmalion was a legendary sculptor who carved a statue named Galatea which was made of ivory. He ended up falling in love with his own creation. Out of pity, Aphrodite gave life to Galatea.
Do you like old-fashioned names? How about the name Gwendolyn?
This is an uncommon name with Welsh roots. It translates to a white ring.
Back in the day, it used to be a popular name, but it has lost its popularity with time. However, the short version of this name, that is, Gwen, is making the rounds these days.
According to the legends of Arthur, Gwendolyn was the wife of Merlin.
Ingrid has its roots in the Old Norse language. It is a beautiful name that sounds classy. It holds the meaning of beautiful or fair.
It is a much-used name in Scandinavia.
According to Norse mythology, Ing was the goddess of fertility, weather, and farming. His other name was Freyr.
Irish is a stylish and feminine name that has its roots in the Greek language.
Did you know that according to Greek mythology, Iris is the goddess of the rainbow?
It is a popular name in the USA and also in other countries. It holds the meaning of a rainbow.
For parents, the one thing they love the most is their kids. The same goes for me. I love my little human the most.
As I know that you have the same thing to say about your kid, how about your name is something that carries a similar meaning?
Kerensa is one such name. With Cornish roots, it holds the meaning of love. If you want, you can use the spelling Kerenza too.
I find the moon to be very fascinating. I feel like it has many stories to tell. And I can watch it for hours. The mesmerizing name Luna comes with the meaning of moon. It has its roots in the Italian language.
According to Roman mythology, Luna was the goddess of the moon. It is said that she drove a chariot.
How musical this name is!
Noelani is a name that is fresh, like the morning breeze. It has its roots in the Hawaiian language and holds the meaning of heavenly mist. Go for it if you like magical and fresh vibes.
Ophelia has its roots in the Greek language. It has a certain elegant vibe to it, and it sounds like the name of a classy woman. It holds the meaning of help.
If you are into literature, you may know that Ophelia was the name of the female lead in Shakespeare’s drama Hamlet.
This is a name that sounds traditional and has its origin in the Greek language. According to Greek mythology, Persephone was the goddess of spring growth. Her father was Zeus.
Reina is a lyrical name that sounds feminine and classy at the same time.
Originating in the Spanish language, it holds the meaning of queen. If you want your baby girl to be in the heart and minds of people, you can give her this name.
It is a common name in the USA. Also, there are many manga, anime, and fantasy video games where you can see characters with the name Reina.
Magic Baby Names for Boys
They say that boys are more inclined to their moms and girls are more inclined to their dads. No matter whom your baby boy favors, you will always be his first love, and he will always be the magic of your life.
To help you choose an enchanting name for your tiny magical life, I have made a list of the following names.
This name is associated with the childhood of so many kids. And I’m one of them.
I have loved the story of Aladdin, his magic lamp, the genie, and the love of his life, Princess Jasmine, since my childhood days.
If you are a fan of Aladdin, you can give this name to your baby boy. This name has its roots in the Arabic language and holds the meaning of “height of religion.”
This is a name of huge popularity. It has its roots in the Greek language and holds the meaning of regal. Basil is the name that is carried by many famous personalities.
It was the name of a fourth-century bishop who taught people about the basics of the Greek Orthodox Church. Also, some say that Basil is a magic herb that is used to make potions.
If you want your baby boy to be famous someday when he grows up, you can shortlist the name Cleon. It is short, trendy, and stylish. And it will fit your modern kid really well.
With its roots in the Greek language, Cleon holds the meaning of glorious or renowned. Although this is an uncommon name in the USA, it can jump up in popularity any day.
Also, if you play video games, the chances are that you have come across the mystical character named Cleon in many of them.
Dylan is a dashing name with roots in the UK. It has a cool vibe that you can’t help but notice.
It holds the meaning of “son of the sea.” According to the mythology of the Welsh, Dylan was the name of a legendary sea god, on whose death the seas between Ireland and England cried. A famous personality with this name is Bob Dylan, an American songwriter and singer.
Are you a fan of The Twilight Saga movie series like me?
Then you already know this name for sure. This is the name of one of the main characters there. And did I tell you how in love I am with this vampire character Edward Cullen played by the oh-so-hot Robert Pattinson?
The name has its roots in the English language and holds the meaning of a wealthy guardian.
The name Flynn has its roots in the Irish language. It has a casual vibe to it, which makes it a good choice of name for your modern boy.
Flynn holds the meaning of “son of the red-haired one.” So, you see, if you have red hair, this name can suit your son too.
Have you watched the Disney movie Tangled? In that show, the male lead’s name was Flynn Rider.
Are you into short names? How about the three-letter name Gil?
While some say it has roots in the Spanish language, others are of the belief that it originated in the Hebrew language.
No matter where it stems from, you can’t ignore the magical vibe it has.
Have you watched Bubble Guppies? In that, Gil is the name of a merman.
Such a famous name this is! Who doesn’t know about Harry Potter, the chosen one?
This name has its roots in the German language and holds the meaning of estate ruler. So, whether you want your to be magical or regal, Harry can be a great fit for both.
This name reminds me of Jack from the movie Titanic. But this name has magical connections too.
A famous fairy tale is known as Jack and the Beanstalk. And do you remember Jack and Jill from your childhood rhymes?
The name Jack has English roots, and it means “god is gracious.”
If you are into religious names, Lucius can be an option. It has its roots in the Latin language and holds the meaning of light.
It has an old-school vibe to it and has literary as well as religious essence. It was the name that three popes carried. You can find its mention in the Old Testament.
Are you truly into magic and are willing to step out of the box by choosing a name that not only has a magical meaning but is also unique?
Magus is the name for you.
It has its roots in the Old English language and holds the meaning of a sorcerer. Although it is not much used in the USA, it is a favorite in Scandinavia.
Nicholas is a name with an old-school vibe to it. It originated in the Greek language and holds the meaning of “people of victory.”
According to the history of Greece, Nicholas came from the word Nike. And according to mythology, Nike was the goddess of victory.
Also, Nicholas has its mention in the New Testament. He is the one to bring gifts for kids every year during Christmas.
Now, who doesn’t know about Peter Pan, a boy with magic who never grows?
Peter is a name with its origin in the Greek language. It holds the meaning of rock.
If you are into religion, you might know that Peter is the name that Jesus gave to Simon, his Apostle, who was the first Pope.
Also, this was the name of Marvel’s Spider-Man, Peter Parker.
The name Regin has its roots in the Old Norse language. It sounds like a regal and classy name with a vintage charm.
It holds the meaning of a mythical blacksmith.
The legends of the Norse say that there was a mythical blacksmith named Regin. He was great at doing black magic.
Terence is a name with its origin in the Latin language. It is as charming as the Latin people.
This name was hugely popular back in the day. A lot of old Irish people in Boston and New York might still carry this name.
And have you watched Tinkerbell? In that, the character named Terence is a dust collector.
Gender-Neutral Magic Baby Names
The more modern people are becoming, the more they are moving towards gender neutrality. And this can be said for names too.
Gender-neutral names are making the rounds these days. And parents of Gen Z are choosing trendy unisex names for their little ones.
If you fall under the same group, this section of names is for you!
The name Azra has its roots in the Hebrew language. It sounds vintage, and it has a mysterious vibe to it. It holds the meaning of pure.
Belenus is a name with its origin in the Celtic language. According to Celtic mythology, Belenus is the name of an ancient healing God.
Although this name has a masculine vibe to it, it is suitable for both boys and girls.
This name is as charming as it sounds!
Charm is a modern and trendy name that can suit both your boy and girl. Originating in the English language, it holds the meaning of magic.
Easton is a name that has its roots in the English language. It sounds modern and has a cool vibe to it.
While some say that it holds the meaning of an east-facing place, others believe that it means magical power in the Old English language.
This has become a common name today, all thanks to the celebrities who have given this name to their kids.
I find the country of Egypt to be mysterious and full of history because of the pyramids and pharaohs.
And the Egyptian names have a touch of that mysteriousness in them. Heka is one such unisex name with Egyptian origin. It holds the meaning of magic.
If you are a fan of Marvel movies, there is no chance that you haven’t heard the name Loki!
He is the brother of Thor, the god of thunder. The name Loki has its roots in the Norse mythology. Loki translates to a trickster god.
No list of magic names is complete without the name Magic itself.
Yes, you can use Magic as a name too. It is gender-neutral, so you have the freedom to give it to your son or daughter, no matter their gender.
It has its roots in the American language and holds the meaning of “full of wonder.”
Welcoming life into this world is magic in itself. It becomes all the more magical when you get to see that life grows in front of you.
You can keep this magical feeling alive by giving a magic name to your little one.
I hope you liked my list of magic baby names. How many of them did you shortlist?
Let me know in the comments!