Epic Ethereal Names List (1000+ Ideas for Every Need in 2022)

Are you looking for ethereal names and ideas? Ethereal means beyond the world. It may or may not have an angelic meaning, or might be closely related to the good or darker side of the world. These names are characterized by lightness and insubstantiality. It is impalpable or intangible as air.

Other adjectives of ethereal are aerial, aeriform, aery, airy, celestial, gossamer, or supernal.

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Ethereal girl names (and their meaning)

Iris: goddess of the rainbow in Greek mythology.

Anwen: beautiful

Aerin: atmosphere

Alba: white

Aoife: beauty

Arwen: noble maiden

Arianrhod: huge wheel

Asteria: stars

Astraea: starry night

Amarantha: unfading

Aisling: dream, vision

Andromeda: ruler of men

Calliope: beautiful-voiced; the most prominent of the Greek Muses

Callista: most beautiful

Cassandra: helper of men

Aurora: dawn

Aziza: beloved precious, mighty

Bronwen: fair

Calla: beautiful

Cassiopeia: she who chooses to excel

Celeste: heavenly, celestial

Celia: heavenly

Celica: heavenly, celestial

Chessa: at peace

Cressida: gold; mythological and Shakesperean heroine

Cardea: protectress of hinges, axis

Dahlia: Dahl’s flower

Danae: she who judges; in Greek mythology, the mother of Perseus and founder of Ardea

Delyth: pretty

Devas: divine, shining one

Diana: divine, heavenly; Roman goddess of the moon, hunting, forests, and childbirth

Eira: snow

Elowen: elm tree

Eris: strife; Greek goddess of discord and chaos

Fauna: young deer; Roman goddess of nature and animals

Galadriel: maiden crowned with a garland of bright radiance; Elven queen in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings series

Gwendolyn: blessed ring

Gwyneira: blessed snow

Galatea: she who is milk-white

Guinevere: white ghost; phantom

Iris: rainbow; Greek goddess of the rainbow

Isla: name of a Scottish island also known as “the Queen of Hebrides”

Ilithyia: the ready-comer

Imogen: maiden; innocent

Isolde: ice ruler; Irish princess from medieval Arthurian legend

Ivelisse: life

Kailani: sea and sky

Lesedi: light

Luna: moon

Lyra: lyre, harp

Meliora: better; honey

Melisande: strong in work; fierce character on Game of Thrones

Morgana: circling sea, bright sea dweller; great brightness

Lúthien: daughter of flowers

Morwenna: waves of the sea

Nahamana: peak

Nimue: the Lady of the Lake from Arthurian legend

Noa: movement

Nova: new; a star with sudden and increasing brightness

Nortia: lucky

Orenda: Iroquois name for the spiritual energy inherent in all natural objects

Rhiannon: great queen or goddess

Ophelia: help; tragic heroine in Shakespeare’s Hamlet

Rhonwen: fair lance; white-haired

Rowena: white spear or famous friend; the founder of Ravenclaw house in Harry Potter

Semira: the highest heaven

Seraphina: fiery or burning

Seraphine: fiery or burning

Serena: tranquil, serene

Sofina: wisdom

Talitha: young girl

Triss: blessed, happy

Titania: land of giants

Ulloriaq: star-like

Ursa: little she-bear

Ursula: bear

Vesper: evening time

Vespera: evening star

Yara: water lady; small butterfly

Ygraine: maiden; the wife of Uther Pendragon in Arthurian legend

Yvaine: evening star

Zora: dawn

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Ethereal boy names (and their meaning)

Ailin: little rock

Amadi: free man

Anil: wind

Anjum: stars

Apollo: destroyer; Greek god of the sun

Arden: great forest; high

Bevan: son of Evan

Caspian: from the Caspian Sea; a character in the C.S. Lewis series Chronicles of Narnia

Cassiel: speed of God

Chang: unrestrained

Chi: spiritual being

Emrys: immortal

Ephraim: fruitful

Erkin: free

Everett: brave boar

Ezra: help

Felix: lucky or successful

Flynn: red

Gideon: feller, hewer

Jasper: treasurer

Jether: surplus, excellence

Leander: lion man

Leonidas: lion

Lysander: a release

Malachi: my angel, my messenger

Mandeep: spirit light

Manoja: born of the mind

Manpreet: spirit joy

Mishal: bright flame

Oberon: elf ruler

Neven: everlasting

Niall: champion

Oren: pine tree; fair, pale

Orion: rising in the sky, dawning; hunter and son of Poseidon in Greek mythology

Oswin: a friend of the gods

Percival: pierce the valley

Pule: waterfall

Raphael: God heals

Rhydian: red

Ridge: the narrow elevation of a mountain

River: a natural flowing path of water

Rowan: red-haired

Tristan: sad;

Xerxes: ruler of the heroes

Yaksha: representative of God

Zenith: the very top

Zephyr: a west wind

 

Ethereal baby names (and their meaning)

Iselda, Isolde, Yselda (f) - Irish princess

Isidora, Isidore (f) - Gift of Isis

Jasper (m) - Red gemstone

Josephina, Josephine (f) - He will add.

Julian (m) - The Roman god Jupiter. 

Juniper (f) - This nature-themed name refers to the juniper tree.

Laurence, Lawrence (m) - Laurence means laurel.

Leander (m) - Leander means lion man. 

Leonidas (m) - Lion

Lysander (m) - To release

Malachi (m) - Angel or messenger

Marceline (f) - Female version of the Roman god of war. 

Maribelle, Mariabella, Mirabella (f) - Combination of Maria, Isabella

Marius (m) - Mars

Micaiah (e) - Prophet Micah. 

Michael, Michaelangelo (m) - Who is like God 

Morgan (e), Morgana (f) - Sea circle (Old Welsh)

Oberon (m) - Elf ruler

Oliver, Olivier (m) - Elf Warrior

Olympia, Olympe (f) - Tallest mountains (Greek)

Ophelia (f) - Advantage

Orion (m) - Light of the heavens

Orpha (f) - A unique biblical name

Oswin (m) - In Old English, Oswin means friend of the gods. It was a common name from the ninth through the fourteenth century but is practically unheard of now! 

Percival (m) - Percival, the legendary knight of the Round Table sought the Holy Grail. His name might mean pierce the valley in French or hard spear in Welsh.

Philip (m) - The name Philip means friend of horses. Did you know that Alexander the Great’s father was named Philip?

Phoebe (f) - Bright (Greek)

Raphael (m) - Archangel Rafael’s name means God heals. It is common in Europe, but not in England.

Regina, Reginella (f) - Queen called by different names like Reggie, Reg, Rain, Gina, Ginny, Gigi, and Jean.

Rhydian (m) - Red colour

Rosella, Rosalia (f) - Rose

Rowan (e) - Descendant of Ruidhain.

Saphira, Sapphire (f) - Sapphire gemstone. 

Sebastian (m) - Christian saint

Seraphina, Seraphine (f) - Order of angels with six wings

Seren (e), Serena (f), Serenella (f) - These names mean tranquil, calm, or serene. And Edmund Spencer used the name Serena in his poem The Faerie Queene.

Sophronia, Sophonisba, Sofronisba (f) - Self-controlled or sensible. 

Titania (f) - Faerie Queen (Means of the Titans)

Theodosia (f) - Giving to God

Tristan (m) - Sad (Arthurian)

Uriel (m) - Archangel Uriel warns Noah of the flood in the Bible. His name means God is my light. 

Victoria, Victoriana, Victorine (f), Vittoria (f) - Victory or conqueror (Latin).

Viviana, Viviette (f) - Alive (Latin)

Zeffirina (f), Zeffrino (m) - These nature-themed names mean west wind. 

Zilpha (f) - It means delicate

Angelic/Fairy ethereal names (and their meaning)

All these words have an angelic meaning. These words are not given in any dictionary.

Angeni: angel

Adicia (f)

Adilyn (f)

Aemylia (f)

Aisha (f)

Aladine

Aldus (m)

Alma

Amoretta (f)

Amren

Ariel (f)

Asmaghiah (m)

Caelia (f)

Calidore (m)

Cambina (f)

Chloris (f)

Ciela (f)

Corona (f)

Elaine (f)

Florimell (f)

Fauna (f)

Flora (f)

Genesta (f)

Gloriadas (f)

Gloriande (f)

Gloriana (f)

Goldemar (m)

Herodias (f)

Iolanthe (f)

Irodiada (f)

Julian (e)

Kenna (f)

Lempatrix (m)

Lier (m)

Lucifera (f)

Lumina (f)

Mab (f)

Magotine (f)

Margale

Marinell (m)

Marsontine (f)

Maurella (f)

Melinette (f)

Mercilla (m)

Merriweather (f)

Micol (f)

Milkah (f)

Morgan (f)

Navi (f)

Niall (m)

Nuala (f)

Oberon (m)

Oriande (f)

Oriel (m)

Oryane (f)

Paribanou (f)

Paridamie (f)

Peri (e)

Pheradzoye (f)

Puck (m)

Robin (e)

Saradine (f)

Saria (f)

Sookie (f)

Soussio (f)

Surcantine (f)

Sybilla (f)

Taboret (f)

Tamlane (m)

Titania (f)

Translyne (f)

Triamour (f)

Tristram (m)

Una (f)

Voro (f)

Xamet (f)

Zephyrus (m)

Caelus (m)

Celeste (f)

Celestus (m)

Celica (f)

Chesa (f)

Chitrangda (f)

Diana (f)

Diantha (f)

Gimli (m)

Heaven (f)

Kailani (f)

Khasamuth (m)

Neamh (f)

Neven (m)

Orion (m)

Rakia (e)

Savane (e)

Semira (f)

Sepehr (m)

Taivo (m)

Tieresias (m)

 

Aesthetic ethereal names

Aadrika (f)

Acoran (m)

Alya (f)

Amara (f)

Anjum (e)

Beautiful ethereal name

Aadya (f)

Aaron (m)

Abel (m)

Abilene (f)

Abram (m)

Adelaide (f)

Adelfrid (f)

Adrian (m)

Ælfflæd (f)

Aenor (f)

Aeronwen (f)

Agnesia (f)

Aiken (m)

Ailill (f)

Aisling (f)

Ajax (m)

Alaric (m)

Alban (m)

Alberich (m)

Alden (m)

Aldith (f)

Alexander (m)

Alexandrina (f)

Alexis (f)

Alfred (m)

Alice (f)

Alina/Alena (f)

Alpha (e)

Alpho

Alpha (e)

Alphonse (m)

Altair (m)

Alun (e)

Alwyn (f)

Alyssa (f)

Amandine (f)

Amaris (f)

Amaryllis (f)

Ambrose (m)

Amethyst (f)

Amity (f)

Anastasiya (f)

Ancelote (f)

Anders (m)

Aneirin (f)

Anemone (f)

Anna (f)

Annabella (f)

Annora (f)

Anton (m)

Aoife (EE-fa) (f)

Aphrodite (f)

Apphia (f)

Aquila (e)

Arabella (f)

Arden (f)

Ariadne (f)

Arlo (m)

Arthfael (m)

Arwel (f)

Arwyn (f)

Aster, Astra (f)

Astrophel (m)

Athena (f)

Atlas (m)

Atticus (m)

Aubrey (m)

August (m)

Aurelian (m)

Auriel (f)

Aurora (f)

Autumn (f)

Avery (m)

Azalea (f)

Balfour (m)

Beatrix (f)

Beckett (m)

Benedict (m)

Benjamin (m)

Betony (f)

Blaise (m)

Bryn (m)

Bryony (f)

Burgundy (e)

Bystron (m)

Cadence (f)

Cadfael (m)

Cadwgan (m)

Caerwyn (m)

Calanthe (f)

Caleb (m)

Camellia (f)

Casimir (e)

Cassian (e)

Cassius (m)

Castiel (m)

Cecily (f)

Ceridwen (m)

Chess (e)

Christabel (f)

Christiana (f)

Christopher (m)

Clara, Clarabella (f)

Columbine (f)

Constance (f)

Coralia (f)

Coraline (f)

Corbin (m)

Cressida (f)

Cymbeline (f)

Cyndal (f)

Earthy ethereal names (and their meaning)

Gaia: The Greek goddess of the Earth is the most popular of the mythological earth god names. Terra: Gaia's equivalent in Roman mythology, Terra is a powerful gender-neutral name.

Ainsley: (Scottish) Hermitage wood or clearing

Alder: (German) Alder tree

Aster: (Greek) Meaning "star"

Elm: Elm tree

Adair: (Gaelic) Meaning "from the oak tree ford"

Ash: Ash tree; also associated with fire

Birk: (Scottish) Meaning "birch tree"

Drake: (Middle English) Meaning "dragon"

Bryn: (Welsh) Meaning "hill"

Conall: (Irish/Scottish) Meaning "wolf"

Huckleberry (Huck)

Oriel: (Latin) From "oriole (bird)"

Hyacinth: Bulbous, fragrant flowers

Briar: For the sweetbriar flower

Heath: (Old English) Meaning "a moor"

Jasper: (English) A semiprecious stone

Jonquil: Small fragrant yellow flowers of the narcissus family

Oliver: Inspired by the olive tree or olive plant

Bryce: As in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah

Colm: (Gaelic) Meaning "dove"

Pierce: (Welsh) Meaning "rock"

Reed: A tall plant that grows in marshy waters

Rowan: (English) Type of tree

Lake: Small body of water (can be a girl or boy name)

Juniper: An evergreen plant

Sky: Can also be a lovely girl's name too

Indigo: Dark blue tropical plant

Wren: A small songbird

Lark: A small songbird

Spruce: Spruce tree; also means "neat" or "dapper"

Vernon: Alder tree (also means springlike or full of life)

Yael: (Hebrew) Meaning "ibex," which is a type of mountain goat.

Amaranth: (Greek) A family of colorful plants and flowers

Auburn: Color of reddish-brown

Autumn: A lovely season with cool weather

Amber: Fossilized tree resin with a golden color

Amethyst: (Greek) Meaning "against intoxication." It refers to the violet stone that the Greeks believed protected its owner from inebriation.

Ava: (Latin) For "bird"

Azure: The blue color of clear sky

Bianca: (Italian) Meaning "white"

Beech: A large shade tree

Cerise: cherry (French)

Brook(e): Tiny stream

Clementine: A small citrus fruit similar to the tangerine

Calla: Elegant flowers. In Greek, the name means "most beautiful"

Camellia: Gorgeous red, pink, or white flowers

Celeste: celestial (Latin)

Citron: lemon (French)

Ebony: black (Egypsian)

Ember: Smoldering remains of a fire

Daphne: (Greek) Meaning "a laurel or bay tree"

Eira: (Welsh) Meaning "snow"

Emerald: A prized green gemstone

Estelle: (Latin) Meaning "star"

Heather: An evergreen shrub with pink or white flowers that thrives on peaty barren lands

Hollis: (Old English) Meaning "holly tree"

Ilana: (Hebrew) Meaning "tree"

Isla: (Scottish) Meaning "island"

Jade: A milky green gemstone

June: Associated with summertime; also known as the bridal month

Luna: (Latin) Meaning "moon"

Neva: snow (Spanish)

Marina: (Latin) Meaning "of the sea"

Meadow: Field of grass

Olive: Olive tree

Raine: Inspired by rain

Plum: A sweet fruit

Ruby: A red gemstone that is the birthstone of July.

Terra: Earth

Sapphire: A precious blue or yellow gemstone

Savannah: open plain (Native American)

Sierra: Mountain (Spanish)

Stella/Stellan: Star (Latin)

Talia: Morning dew (Hebrew)

Viola: inspired by the violet flower

Varsha: a shower of rain (Hindu)

Vana: Sea urchin (Polynesian)

Yaelle: ibex - a type of mountain goat (Hebrew)

Begonia: Blossom

Acacia: Beautiful flower

Clover Dahlia: Swedish for "flower" or "valley"       

Iris: Jasmine          

Lilac: Magnolia        

Petal: Petunia           

Rose: Rosemary       

Ursinia: Verbena         

Wisteria: Willow

Poppy: Senna 

Florent: Rose, Lotus

Trevor: Persian flower

Antonio: Bud

Moss: Oleander, Quill

Ethereal cat names (and their meaning)

 

Inspired by pop culture, mythology, and Harry Potter vibes:

Minerva

Nagini

Binx

Hermione

Aslan

Bran

Blaise

Melisandre

Bagheera

Pippin

Bane

Dinah

Cheshire

Ursula

Salem

Houdini

Sabrina

Crowley

Glinda

Howl

Geralt

Merriweather

Triss

Wanda

Cipher

Maleficent

Thackery

Yennifer

Severus

Gandalf

Osiris

Pandora

Medusa

Calliope

Juno

Prospero

Callisto

Morgan Le Fay

Odysseus

Icarus

Diana

Camilla

Diana

Hermia

Daphne

Adonis

Midas

Ajax

Hermes

Morpheus

Zeus

Horus

Triton

Arthur

Hades

Anubis

Raiden

Hercules

Apollo

Cupid

Thor

Achilles

Loki

Nyx

Atlas

Odin

Merlin

Athena

Freya

Ambrosia

Isis

Elektra

Hera

Sinbad

Nala

Artemis

Oracle

Persephone

Calypso

Aphrodite

Abracadabra

Ace

Ajax

Althea

Anubis

Apollo

Ariel

Armand

Artemis

Asteria

Astrid

Athena

Atlas

Atticus

Aura

Aurora

Azrael

Bane

Banshee

Barnabas

Batman

Beetle

Bellatrix

Binx

Black Widow

Blade

Blair

Bones

Boo

Boogey

Breaker

Buffy

Callisto

Calypso

Cardini

Carrie

Casper

Catacomb

Cauldron

Chakra

Chandra

Cinder

Cipher

Claws

Cleo

Coal

Comet

Conjure

Coraline

Cosmo

Coven

Creeper

Crow

Cruella

Dagger

Damien

Damon

Dante

Daphne

Dawn

Delphi

Doc

Doom

Draco

Dracula

Drake

Dream

Drusilla

Dusk

Ebony

Echo

Eden

Edgar

Edward

Eerie

Elektra

Elijah

Elvira

Esther

Eve

Fang

Felicia

Fig

Fortune

Frankenstein

Freddy

Freya

Friday

Gabriel

Garnet

Genesis

Ghost

Gloom

Goblin

Golem

Gomez

Gremlin

Griffin

Grimm

Grimoire

Guinness

Gypsy

Hades

Halo

Hannibal

Hazel

Hector

Hermes

Hermione

Hex

Hitchcock

Hocus

Honor

Houdini

Icarus

Igor

Infinity

Jigsaw

Jinx

Juju

Juno

Jupiter

Karma

Kismet

Knight

Krishna

Laila

Leela

Lestat

Lilith

Loki

Lord

Lucifer

Luna

Lydia

Lyra

Macbeth

Maeve

Mambo

Maverick

Medusa

Mercury

Mercy

Merlin

Midnight

Minerva

Misfit

Mojo

Monster

Moon

Morticia

Moxie

Mytique

Nala

Nemo

Neptune

Newt

Nightshade

Nimbus

Ninja

Nirvana

Nisha

Nocturne

Noir

Nostradamus

Nova

Nymph

Nyx

Obi

Obsidian

Occult

Odin

Omen

Onxy

Ophelia

Oracle

Orion

Ouija

Pagan

Pandora

Panther

Pax

Phantom

Pixie

Pocus

Poe

Poseidon

Prophet

Prudence

Psyche

Pugsley

Pyewacket

Rapture

Raven

Reaper

Rebel

Revenant

Rune

Rushdie

Sabbath

Sabrina

Saint

Salem

Sateen

Selina

Shade

Shadow

Shaman

Sibyl

Sinbad

Slash

Slayer

Smudge

Specter

Spider

Spike

Spirit

Spook

Sprite

Spy

Stella

Stormy

Styx

Sunday

Sweeney

Tabitha

Tallis

Tao

Tarot

Tattoo

Thunder

Totem

Zephyr

Zeus

Zombie

Zorro

Trinity

Trixie

Trouble

Vanish

Vega

Venus

Vesper

Vlad

Void

Voodoo

Wednesday

Wizard

Wraith

Isis

Jade

Jason

Jasper

Jekyll

Jericho

Jet

 

Ethereal dog names

Achilles

Adonis

Ajax

Anubis

Apollo(Spacecraft)

Argo

Aries

Atlas (World Map)

Beowulf

Cerberus

Cupid (Love mates)

Echo (Loud roar in vacuum)

Gandalf

Gemini (Zodiac sign)

Griffin

Hades

Hercules (Strength)

Hermes

Hero

Horus

Icarus

Jupiter (Largest planet)

Knight

Leo

Loki

Magic

Mercury (Nearest to sun)

Merlin

Midas (Golden touch)

Morpheus

Neptune

Nyx

Odin

Odysseus

Orion

Osiris

Phoenix (Rising from the ashes)

Raiden

Sirius

Thor

Triton

Vulcan

Zeus (Greek God)

Dark ethereal names

Adrienne – the dark one (or the one from Hadria).

Gray / Grey – not a color, but a shade.

Keir – dark-haired, dark-skinned.

Lamya – dark complexion, in Arabic.

Layla – dark or night in Arabic.

Dusk – sunset.

Lisha – darkness before midnight, or short for Alicia or Felicia.

Midnight – you know this one.

Noir – French for black.

Onyx – a shiny black gem.

Gossamer – a film of cobwebs.

Hecate – a Greek goddess associated with witchcraft and the underworld.

Inclementia – from the Latin meaning cruelty.

Kalma – the Finnish god of death and decay.

Kali – Hindu goddess of doomsday and death.

Ozul – from the Hebrew, meaning shadow.

Shadow – where the sun doesn’t reach.

Umbra / Ombra – from the Latin, meaning shade or darkness.

Gehenna – a place in the Bible where the wicked go to suffer. Creepy indeed.

Lilith – a demon in Jewish mythology and an edgy girl’s name.

Naenia – the Roman goddess of funerals.

Perdita – from the Latin meaning lost.

Pestilentia – infectious disease.

Poison – a name that needs no introduction.

Solanine – a type of poison found in nightshade.

Tristezza – an Italian word meaning sadness. A perfectly gothic baby girl name.

Draven – of the raven.

Hades – the king of the underworld.

Hannibal – the ancient general who led his army of elephants across the Alps, and the creepy killer from the horror movies. A truly badass boy name.

Hemlock – a type of poison that famously killed Socrates.

Astaroth – the Grand Duke of hell.

Azrael – the Islamic angel of death.

Belial – a Hebrew name for the devil.

Chaos – total disorder, or the Greek idea of total emptiness.

Lucifer – another name for the devil.

Moloch – an ancient pagan god, and a unique gothic baby boy name.

Morte – French meaning death.

Necro – relating to death.

Amaris – from the Hebrew promised by God, or the Latin bitter.

Amethyst – a type of violet gemstone.

Anastasia – from the Greek resurrection.

Aurora – the Roman goddess of dawn.

Autumn – the season when summer turns to winter. A name that’s both beautiful and dark.

Belinda – both beautiful and bright serpent.

Badriyah – from the Arabic, meaning full moon.

Bellatrix – meaning female warrior, it’s a gothic baby girl name popularized by J.K. Rowling.

Bernia – the angel in armor.

Branwen – from the Welsh, meaning blessed raven.

Calliope – the Greek muse of poetry.

Chandra – the Hindi word for moon.

Calista – most beautiful, from ancient Greek.

Circe – an ancient Greek sorceress.

Crimson – a deep red purple, the color of blood.

Danika – a Slavic name meaning morning star.

Draconia – a female Gothic name from the male Draco.

Drusilla – fruitful.

Diamanda – from the word for diamond.

Dionisia – follower of Dionysus, the Greek god of intoxication.

Elvira – foreign.

Edana – a Gaelic name meaning fire.

Ethelinda – noble serpent.

Eris – the Greek goddess of strife and discord.

Feronia – the Roman goddess of wildlife and abundance.

Guinevere – the queen from Arthurian legend, meaning fair one.

Garnet – a deep red precious stone.

Gwendoline – white ring.

Hestia – the Greek goddess of the home.

Hesperia – evening star.

Ianira – a Greek sea nymph and enchantress.

Jinx – an evil spell.

Juliet – from Shakespeare’s famous tragedy.

Jocasta – a character from Greek myth.

Luna – the Roman goddess of the moon.

Magena – a Native American word for the Moon.

Magenta – an intense pink color.

Minerva – the Roman goddess of wisdom and war.

Morrigan – from the Irish meaning great queen.

Jezebel – the wicked queen of Israel.

Kairos – from the Greek, meaning a moment.

Kalonice – victory of beauty.

Lethia – forgetful.

Morticia – from the word mortician, a character from The Addams Family.

Morwenna – maiden.

Narcissa – daffodil or someone in love with their own beauty.

Nesta – from the Welsh, meaning pure.

Nyx – night.

Orenda – the Iroquois name for a spiritual energy in people and the environment.

Ophelia – Shakespeare’s tragic character in Hamlet.

Philomena – field of strength.

Renata – reborn in Latin.

Rose – from the beautiful, but prickly, plant.

Ursula – little she-bear.

Velika – from the Slavic, meaning great or wondrous.

Vesper / Vespera – evening prayers.

Valentina – healthy, strong.

Willow – the tree.

Wren – a type of bird.

Wednesday – a day of the week, and the character from The Addams Family.

Rue – to regret.

Sabrina – a river goddess.

Semyazza – a fallen Christian angel.

Scarlett – from the color scarlet.

Timandra – the mythical sister of Helen.

Thora – the female equivalent of the Norwegian god Thor.

Titania – Shakespeare’s fairy queen.

Xenobia – A Syrian queen who conquered Egypt.

Caedmon – an Anglo-Saxon poet.

Damian / Damien – to tame or subdue. But also the devilish character from The Omen. A favorite gothic boy name.

Dorian – the character from Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Grey.

Dante – the medieval poet.

Edgar – from perhaps the most famous Gothic writer, Edgar Allan Poe.

Eoghan – born of yew.

Xylia – woodland dweller

Astrophel – star lover.

Brendan – prince or king in Irish.

Brander – sword or fiery torch.

Cadell – Welsh, meaning battle.

Cadogan – battle glory.

Cain / Kane – the son of Adam and Eve.

Corbin – little crow.

Elwin – elf or magical being, from the Old English.

Eldritch – sinister, ghostly.

Frey – the Norse god of fertility and prosperity.

Gawain – a medieval English knight.

Grimbald – a medieval monk.

Jael – mountain goat.

Jairus – God enlightens.

Jarlath – the dark lord.

Jasper – a reddish precious stone.

Kazimir – from the Slavic, meaning destroyer of peace.

Hunter – a great gothic baby name for boys.

Ingram – raven of peace.

Israfel – in Islam, the angel of music.

Lazarus – God has helped. The character in the Bible who famously returns from the dead.

Lucien – light.

Lucius – an alternative to Lucien, but infused with Harry Potter vibes.

Lycidas – wolf-son.

Malachi – my messenger.

Payne – countryman, but with a dark gothic sound that might be perfect.

Ransley – raven meadow.

Martel – from French, meaning hammer.

Nodin – wind.

Orpheus – the legendary musician from ancient Greek myth.

Osiris – the Egyptian god of the dead.

Orion – dawning, the name of a constellation.

Natrix – water snake.

Niall – champion.

Payne – countryman, but with a dark gothic sound that might be perfect.

Oberon – A fairy king, from Shakespeare’s play A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Perseus – avenger, destroyer – and the Greek hero.

Phelan – like a wolf.

Serpent – an alternative word for a snake.

Tartarus – the darkest part of the underworld.

Riordan – an Irish royal poet.

Salem – the town famous for its witch trials.

Tristan – sad, sorrowful.

Ulfred – wolf of peace.

Wolf – the wild animal.

Waldron – forest dwelling.

Samael – the Jewish angel of death.

Goddess ethereal names (and their meaning)

Alethea (Greek) - goddess of truth.

Aine (Irish) - an early Celtic goddess of summer

Alectrona (Greek) - goddess of the sun.

Andarta (Celtic) - warrior goddess of victory.

Asteria (Greek) - goddess of the stars.

Astraea (Greek) - goddess of justice.

Anaisa (Puerto Rican, Haitian, Dominican) - goddess of love, money, and happiness.

Anjea (Australian) - fertility goddess.

Aurora (Roman) - goddess of sunrise whose tears turned into the morning dew.

Antheia (Greek) - goddess of gardens, flowers, swamps, and marshes.

Atalanta (Greek) - warrior Goddess, could run faster than the fastest man.

Aura (Greek) - Titan of the breeze .

Amalthea, (Greek)- a nymph who nursed the infant Zeus.

Aphea (Greek) - goddess of the island of Aegina.

Brigid (Irish) - goddess of fire.

Bia (Greek) - the goddess of force and raw energy.

Calliope (Greek) - muse of epic poetry.

Calypso (Greek) - sea nymph who detained Odysseus on the island of Ogygia.

Concordia (Latin) - goddess of peace.

Chandra (Hindi) - goddess of the moon.

Clemencia (Roman) - goddess of forgiveness and mercy.

Clio (Greek) - muse of history.

Coventina (Celtic) - goddess of the sacred waters.

Cora (Greek) - epithet of Persephone, goddess of fertility and the underworld.

Cybele (Greek) - goddess of caverns, mountains, nature and wild animals.

Cynthia (Greek) - epithet for Artemis or Diana.

Devi (Hindu) - means “goddess” in Sanskrit.

Doris (Greek) - sea nymph whose name represented the bounty of the sea.

Dalia (Lithuanian) - goddess of fate.

Demetria (Greek) - ancient earth goddess.

Diana (Roman) - goddess of the hunt and wild animals.

Eachna (Irish) - goddess renowned for her beauty, brains and stylishness.

Eileithya (Greek) - goddess of childbirth.

Electra (Greek) - one of the seven Pleiades.

Euterpe (Greek) - muse of music and lyric poetry.

Fauna (Roman) - goddess of the earth.

Flora (Roman) - goddess of flowers.

Freya (Nordic) - goddess of love, beauty, fertility, war, wealth, divination and magic.

Gaia (Greek) - goddess of the Earth and prophecy. She is the primordial mother and a personification of Mother Earth. She gave birth to the Titans.

Harmona (Greek) - goddess of harmony and concord.

Hera (Greek) - Queen of the Olympians and Goddess of marriage and birth.

Hemera (Greek) - goddess of the daytime and daylight.

Hestia (Greek) - goddess of the hearth and home.

Holle (Germanic) - goddess of the sky and weather.

Idony (Nordic) - goddess of spring and eternal youth.

Inanna (Sumerian) - goddess of love, war, and fertility.

Iris (Greek) - goddess of the rainbow and messenger to the gods.

Irene (Greek) - goddess of peace.

Jaya (Buddhist) - means "victory," name of a Buddhist goddess.

Isis (Egyptian) - goddess of life and magic.

Kali (Hindu) - goddess of death and rebirth.

Kianda (Angola) - goddess of the sea and of fisherman, a mermaid.

Lakshmi (Hindu) - goddess of abundance, beauty, and prosperity.

Levana (Roman) - goddess of the moon.

Lissa (African) - supreme mother goddess.

Luna (Roman) - goddess of the moon.

Maia (Greek) - goddess of fields.

Marina (Slavic) - goddess of the moon.

Minerva (Roman) - goddess of wisdom, medicine and crafts.

Nixie (Roman) - tribe of childbirth goddesses.

Ostara (Germanic) - goddess of the Spring.

Parvati (Hindu) - goddess of love and devotion.

Phoebe (Greek) - Phoebe is linked to the oracle of Delphi.

Polyhymnia (Greei) - muse of sacred poetry, sacred hymn, dance, and eloquence as well as agriculture, geometry and pantomime.

Pomona (Roman) - goddess of fruiting trees and gardens.

Rhea (Greek) - the ancient Titan Earth Goddess, responsible for the fertility of the soil and women.

Rhiannon (Celtic) - goddess of fertility, linked with the moon, night and death.

Saranya (Hindu) - goddess of dawn and the clouds.

Selene (Greek) - Titan personification of the moon.

Thalia (Greek) - goddess of comedy and pastoral poetry.

Theia (Greek) - goddess of sight.

Venus (Roman) - goddess and love and beauty.

Vesta (Roman) - guardian of the sacred flame.

Zaria (Slavic) - goddess of battle.

Ziva (Slavic) - fertility goddess.

Gender neutral ethereal names (and their meaning)

Gabriel – from the Christian archangel.

Ransley – raven meadow.

Zane – God is gracious.

Valentine – healthy, strong – but a name associated with love and romance, for obvious reasons.

Valerian – healthy and strong.

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