42+ Enchanting Magic Baby Names

Magic baby names have just that – a magical feel to them. Most of these names have been around for centuries and they can be used for both males and females.

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If you are considering a spectacular name for your new baby or unborn child, then you need to check out this list of enchanting magic baby names.

Magical Baby Girl Names

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Arion Greekmusician; melodious.
Famous Namesakes: Arion; a famous poet in Ancient Greece.
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AltheaGreekhealing power, wholesome
Famous Namesakes:  Althea Gibson an American tennis player, Althea Wynne an English sculptor, 
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Aura
 
Latinglowing light, soft breeze
Famous Namesakes: Aura Dione a Danish singer, Aura Herzog-an Israeli social activist, Aura Lewis-a South African singer, 
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AlvinaBritishelf-friend; a magical being
Famous Namesakes; Alvina Krause-a director and drama teacher.
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CitrineFrenchoptimistic, the healing power of the sun.
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CalypsoGreekshe who hides
Famous Namesakes: Calypso-a goddess-nymph of the mythical island of Ogygia who was in love with Odysseus.
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Celestia
 
Latinheavenly, of the sky
Famous Namesakes: Celestia Susannah Parrish-an American educator, Celestia De Lamour – Vietnamese religious leader.
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DaenerysInvented by Game of Thrones
lady of light; lady of hope
Famous Namesakes: Daenerys Stormborn Targaryen-name of character inGame of Thrones.
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Delilah Hebrewa delight; a flirt; delicate
Famous Namesakes: Puerto Rican-an American actress, model, and dancer, Delilah Cotto-an American author.
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Eira Welshsnow
Famous Namesakes: Eira Lehtonen-Finnish gymnast, Eira Stenberg-Finnish playwright, 
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EvelinaLatin
desired; water; island
Famous Namesakes: Evelina Gertrude de Rothschild-English Socialite, Evelina Sašenko-Statulevičienė- Lithuanian jazz singer, 




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Faye Britishfairy
Famous Namesakes: Faye Dunaway-an American actress, Faye Blackstone-rodeo star, Faye Adams-blues singer, Faye Gulini- a snowboarder, 
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HeroGreekdemi-god; brave one, heroic.

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Hermione Greekstone; earthly
Famous Namesakes: Hermione Baddeley and Hermione Corfield on the list of British actresses 
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Iris 
Greekflower name
Famous Namesakes: Iris Murdoch-British novelist and philosopher, Iris Chang-American journalist.
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Luna 
Latinmoon
Famous Namesakes: John Legend and Chrissy Teigen named their daughter, Luna Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem named their daughter, Luna-a well-loved character from the Harry Potter series
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Nixie Germanwater nymph
Famous Namesakes: Nixie Strazza-American ballerina and child actress, Nixie Lowe-daughter of American actor Chad Lowe; 
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Nimue
Greeklady of the lake; remembrance

Famous Namesakes: Nimue-one of The Lady of the Lake’s names from The Legends of King Arthur and His Knights.
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OshaAmerican, Indian (Sanskrit)shining
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Pixie Irishfairy
Famous Namesakes: Pixie Lott- an English singer and songwriter, Pixie Geldof – an English singer and model, Pixie Davis- an American child actress.
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Parisa 
Persianfairy
Famous Namesakes: Parisa-Persian classical singer.
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Sabrina Celticfrom the River Severn
Famous Namesakes: Sabrina Carpenter- an American actress, Sabrina Solerno- Italian singer,  
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Star 
 
British or Americanstar
Famous Namesakes: Star Jones- an American TV personality and host of The View.
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Tabitha 
 
Hebrewgraceful; gazelle
Famous Namesakes: Tabitha Soren-MTV news reporter
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Titania 
Greekgiant, great one
Famous Namesakes: Titania Lyn- an American model.

Magical Baby Boy Names

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Atreyu   
  
Greekfearless
Famous Namesakes: German author- Michael Ende named a ten-year-old character Atreyu 
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Alaric Germanall-powerful ruler; noble; regal.
Famous Namesakes: Alaric- a noble character in P. G. Wodehouse’s Blandings Castle novels.
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Bruxo Portuguesewizard, witchdoctor, warlock, sorcerer, magician.
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Blaine Irishslender, angular
Famous Namesakes: Blaine Boyer- an American Major League Baseball pitcher, Blaine Bishop- an American former National Football League safety,.
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Bastian Greekrevered; venerable
Famous Namesakes: Bastian Schweinsteiger- a German former professional soccer player.
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Cullen Irish; Scottishholly tree; handsome
Famous Namesakes: Cullen Jenkins- Defensive tackle for Green Bay Packers and Philadelphia Eagles
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Caspian Englishof the sea, from the city of Qazvin, 
Famous Namesakes: Prince Caspian-a fictional character from C.S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia series, Caspian Feild- son of actress Neve Campbell; 
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Draco Greekdragon
Famous Namesakes: Draco Malfoy-a fictional character in J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter film series and book.
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Dante 
 
Italian; Latinenduring
Famous Namesakes: Dante- a Magician, Dante Gabriel Rossetti- an illustrator, English poet, and painter, 
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Easton 
Old Englisheast-facing; magical power
Famous Namesakes: American country singer, Easton Corbin 
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Finn Irishfair
Famous Namesakes: Finn Wolfhard-an American actor 
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Flynn 
   
Irishson of the red-haired one.
Famous Namesakes: Flynn Robinson- an American professional basketball player, Flynn Bloom- Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr’s son,
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JasperPersiantreasurer; bringer of treasure
Famous Namesakes: Jasper Johns-modern artist, Jasper Hale- a fictional character from Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight series; 
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Magus 
 
Latinsorcerer; magician
Famous Namesakes: Simon Magus- Simon the Magician in ancient Greek times.
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Merlin 
Welshsea fortress
Famous Namesakes: Merlin- mentor of King Arthur and famous mythological sorcerer.
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Oberon  
English or Germannoble; bearlike
Famous Namesakes: Oberon, King of the Fairies in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream
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Odin Scandinavianinspiration, rage, frenzy
Famous Namesakes: Mexican soccer player, Odin Patino,
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Penn 
 
Englishenclosure
Famous Namesakes: Penn Jillette-comedian, Penn Badgley-actor.  
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Skye 
Scottishscottish Isle of Skye;
Famous Namesakes: Skye Sweetnam- Canadian singer, 
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Taliesin Welsh
shining brow
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Vanir  Norse; Germanmythical god of rain; wanderer
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Zephyr Greekwest wind
Famous Namesakes: Actor Zephyr Benson-son of Robby Benson and actor, Zephyr- son of Tech entrepreneur Sean Parker and Alexandra Lenas  

Things To Consider When Choosing A Baby Name

Some things you should put into consideration when choosing a name for your baby are:

Look At Your Family Tree

A great place to get inspiration when searching for a name for your baby is within your family tree. Check old records of family names, and you just might find one you love. Also, there is something magical about picking a name that holds great importance and history to your family

Honor Your Culture

One of the ways to honor your heritage is by choosing a name for your baby from your cultural background. French beauties have names like Elodie and Laurent, while Spanish give names like Marisol and Javier. 

Look Up The Meaning

Avoid choosing a name whose meaning you will be ashamed to explain when asked. You could choose a name that explains the events surrounding the birth of your child, or one with a meaning that resonates with you.

Contemplate All Possible Nicknames

Usually, people often attach a nickname to names. Some names can sound cool but their nicknames may sound funny. Hence, beyond just choosing a name for your baby, also find out the likely nicknames that may come with it. 

The Initials

The names chosen for your little one may sound cool, however, the initials may end up being a concern. An initial like F.C.K or A.S.S may not be a good idea. Therefore after choosing names that sit well with you, check out what the initials will look like before you finally settle for it.

FAQs

What Are Magical Names?

Magical names are unique names that are related to magic. They can come from mythological creatures like fairies, mermaids, elves, etc. 

What Are Some Of The Things To Consider When Choosing A Name For My Baby?

When picking a name for your little one, consider the following:
Your culture
Your family tree
The likely nickname
The meaning of the name
Events surrounding your child’s birth.

Final Thoughts

Because names last throughout a lifetime – it’s usually a pleasant responsibility for parents to come up with a perfect name for their little angel. 

Go through the list of magical baby names in this post, and choose one that your baby will grow up to love and cherish. 

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