50 Names That Mean "Blessing"

Updated: August 25, 2020
This is the ultimate list of baby names for girls, boys, and gender-neutrals – all of which have meanings that relate to the term blessing.
50 baby names that mean blessing

The word "blessing" is soaked in history and has been translated into a collection of languages and meanings. Throughout it’s journey over thousands of years, one thing still remains true: the symbolism and overall message that it breathes interprets blessing as a miraculous, heavenly gift.

If you’ve ever felt a deep connection to the fragility and miracle of life, then you’ll understand that a baby truly is a blessing. For some, a baby is a miracle, while others may perceive her as a spiritual gift or a rainbow after a storm. Many will emotionally claim that having a child saved their lives in some way. Whatever the reason, a child’s presence is always seen as a blessing and not a curse.

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If you are expecting a little blessing of your own and are looking to solidify his place as a gift and one of life’s miracles, consider one or more of these 50 names that mean blessing. You’ll find the origin and the names for girls, boys, and gender-neutrals – all of which have meanings that relate to the term blessing.

Girl Names that Mean Blessing

  1. Aksha – Hindi, meaning "a blessing."
  2. Ayah – Arabic, meaning "a miracle."
  3. Blessing – English, meaning a divine gift.
  4. Genevieve – French, meaning "God’s blessing."
  5. Beatrix – Latin, meaning "she who brings happiness."
  6. Carwyn – Welsh, meaning "blessed love."
  7. Celestine – Latin, meaning "from the heavens."
  8. Chieko – Japanese, meaning "a thousand blessings child."
  9. Desire – French, meaning "hoped for so long."
  10. Gia – Italian, meaning "a gracious gift."
  11. Karisma – Hindi or a derivative of the Greek “khárisma,” meaning "a miraculous gift."
  12. Pelia – Hebrew, meaning "miracle."
  13. Prish – Hindi, meaning "extremely loved," "God’s gift."
  14. Marvella – French, meaning "a miracle."
  15. Mirielle – French, meaning "miraculous."
  16. Miriam – Hebrew, meaning "a wished-for child."
  17. Mehr – Arabic, meaning "a blessing."
  18. Sachi – Japanese, meaning a "miracle," "bliss."
  19. Tayja – Hindu, meaning "a little gem from the heavens."
  20. Winifred – Welsh, meaning "a blessed peacemaking."

Boy Names that Mean Blessing

  1. Aaron – Hebrew, meaning "miraculous."
  2. Adom – African, meaning "God’s blessing."
  3. Apikai – Hawaiin, meaning "a blessing."
  4. Barack – Swahili, meaning "a blessing."
  5. Barke – African, meaning "many blessings."
  6. Benedict – Latin, meaning "a blessed boy."
  7. Beneficio – Italian, meaning "a blessing."
  8. Boone – French, meaning "blessing."
  9. Daliso – African, meaning "a heavenly gift."
  10. Darko – Slavic, meaning "a special gift."
  11. Gianni – Italian, meaning "God is gracious."
  12. Ian – Gaelic, meaning "a gift from the Lord."
  13. Loreto – Italian, meaning "blessing or "miraculous."
  14. Matthew – English, meaning "gift of God."
  15. Miracolo – Italian, meaning "a miracle."
  16. Regalo – Spanish, meaning a special gift
  17. Reyan – Indian/Sanskrit, meaning "gift of God," "little king."
  18. Segen – German, meaning "a blessing" or "godsend."
  19. Theo – Greek, meaning "a divine gift."
  20. Zelig – German, meaning "a blessing."

Gender-Neutral Names that Mean Blessing

  1. Asher - Hebrew, meaning "a blessing," "fortunate."
  2. Bennett – Latin, meaning "a little blessed one."
  3. Dory – French, meaning "gift of God."
  4. Jesse – Hebrew, meaning "a blessing," "gift."
  5. Harika – Turkish, meaning "a miracle."
  6. Lahja – Nordic meaning "special gift" (pronounced la-hee-yuh).
  7. Nima – Latin and Arabic, meaning "a blessing."
  8. Mikelle – or Mikell, meaning "a gift from God."
  9. Marvel – French, meaning "miracle."
  10. Mirakel – Norwegian, meaning "a miracle."

Hopefully, this gift bag full of names has filled you with inspiration to choose a name that means or relates to blessing. Whatever language, historical context, or common name you may choose, may your little blessing always fill you and the rest of your family with love and happiness.

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