100+ Inspiring Baby Names That Mean Sun (Meaning)

The Sun is undoubtedly the most recognizable thing when we talk of power. If you want your baby to be strong, fearless and the leader of the pack, you should definitely think of naming him after the Sun. Also, the sun signifies a lot of positivity and a ray of hope; light after darkness.

If your baby’s birthday happens to be in the shining months of May to August (the sunniest months), you should definitely consider naming your sunshine with our curated list of names that mean the Sun.

Baby Names That Mean Sun

Akosua

In most West African languages this name means to be born on a Sunday, and also means to be born on the day of the sun.

Nedda 

In Slavic, this name means one who is born on a Sunday

Ellen 

If you wish your little daughter’s name to mean sunshine, it also means sunray and shining light in Greek and also means sunshine.

Cyra

If you wish to give your little girl a name meaning sun, this Persian name should be really apt.

Oriana 

In Italian this name means the first rays of light which appear on the horizon just before or at the time of sunrise, and also means the first light of dawn

Eliane 

In Hebrew, this name means the sun and is also related to many symbols.

Helia 

A powerful name that means sun would be this one, which means the feminine form of the sun in Greek.

Aelia 

From ancient Roman lore, this name (where‘ae’ is pronounced as ‘ee’) means sun in the feminine form.

Aeliana 

In Latin, this name, meaning sun, also means the sun Goddess as the eternal mother.

Idalia 

A really sweet and yet strong name, this name also means to behold the sun in Italian.

Kalinda

From old Hindi, this name means the sun Goddess and is a novel name among Indians.

Apollonia 

Meaning the Goddess of the sun in Greek, this name also means the one who rules all light and all that we see.

Arpina 

In Armenian, this name means the rising sun which may be an inspiration when naming your daughter.

Mehri 

If you wish to let your little one be named after the Persian name meaning sunny and also lovely, this one will be a lovely name.

Mirri 

This name means the sun in Aborigine and also quite a popular one in Australia.

Nada 

This one is such a sweet name, which in Arabic means the first dew at sunrise.

Nanala 

This one is the Hawaiian meaning of sunflower and has a very radiant and bright feeling about it.

Sunshine 

We really don’t need to explain the meaning of this name in English, which is used to call your loved little angel sunshine.

Salana 

The Latin meaning of sun, this name is a sweet way of naming your little girl the sun Goddess.

Suree 

A very rich feel comes from this name that means the sun in Arabic.

Siria 

This is a lovely name that means sun in Spanish and sometimes bright and also glowing.

Solana 

This name when pronounced clearly has a feeling of cheerfulness and brightness about it, and means sunshine in Spanish.

Solara 

This Latin name means the sun, and sometimes also blessings from the sun.

Soleil 

In French, this name simply means the sun.

Soley

In the Icelandic language, this name means buttercup and also an island of the sun.

Solveig 

In Scandinavia, this name means the daughter of the sun and may be used to mean blessings of the sun as well.

Baskara

In Indonesian, this name means the sun and is taken from the Sanskrit root word that also means the sun, God

Sunna

The feminine personification of the Sun Goddess is the meaning of this name in languages of Germanic origin.

Aarush 

Another Indian name that means sun, it also means the first rays of the sun, and sometimes even dawn.

Anatole 

From old Greek this name means rising sun, and also sometimes means from the east. 

Cymbeline 

This name means the Lord of the sun and also the Sun God 

Apollo 

Again in Greek, this name suggests destroyer, and also the sun especially since the sun God was also regarded as the destroyer as well.

Apolline 

From the Greek Apollo (God of the sun) this name in French also means God of light.

Elio 

Derived from the old Italian word Aelius, this name means the Greek God of the sun

Cyrus 

Of Persian origin, this name means the sun.

Domingo 

This name in Spanish means the one who is born on Sunday

Arpiar 

In Armenian, this name means sunny and bright.

Finlo 

In Manx origin, this name means ‘fair Lugh’ and Lugh is the name of the God of the sun, which was also a very popular name in the Isle of Man and in Celtic as well.

Sulien 

A very rare Welsh name this name means one who is born of the sun.

Heulfryn 

Of Welsh origin, this name means a hill filled with sunlight always, and also simply a sunny hill.

Kwasi 

Meaning born on a Sunday in various African countries, this is quite a popular name there.

Misae 

From old American languages, this name means the white and hot sun.

Ra 

This name means sun or Sun God in Egyptian origin and is used as a royal name.

Samson 

Also pronounced as ‘Sampson’ this name means the sun in Hebrew.

Dismas 

In Greek, this name means the sunset and is an apt way of naming your son to mean the cool fresh feel of the evening as well.

Helio 

In Spanish, this name simply means the sun in an adorable way.

Bobby 

In Germanic languages, this name means shining and bright, and can also be spelled ‘Bobbie’

Dayton 

In English, this name means a sunny town or a bright settlement.

Halo 

This name means the Divine aura of the sun in Greek.

Lucian 

This is a name that means light in French and may also mean sunlight.

Robin 

In English, this name means bright fame and a beautiful way to name your son.

Goldie 

A lovely name for your daughter, this name in old American means the sun’s color that also resembles the beautiful shine of gold.

Sol 

The Spanish meaning of the sun, this name is a short and sweet name for your little one.

Solaris 

From old Latin, this name means of the sun and may be used to mean blessings of the sun.

Solstice 

This is a really romantic name and means, the moment when the sun stands still, in English.

Sunday

This is an English name that means to be born on the day of the sun, or simply to mean one who is born on a Sunday.

Sunny 

This name in English means cheerful and bright.

Amber 

In Dutch, this name means the orange and yellow color of the sun.

Aurelia 

This name actually means the golden color of the sun.

Cam 

A very rare Vietnamese name, this name means orange and also the orangish hue of the sun.

Naolin 

In Spanish, this name means the Aztec God of the sun.

Melina 

This name in Greek means yellow like a canary, and also the sweet yellow tint of the mellow sun.

Saffron 

This name in English means the yellow flower which resembles the color of the sun and a beautiful and sweet name for your little one.

Xanthus 

In Greek, this name means golden as with the color of the sun.

Sienna 

In English, this name means the mixture of orange and red colors of the setting sun just before dusk.

Bowie

In Irish this name means the one with yellow hair, the color of the sun.

Russel

This name has its roots in old French and is quite popular in various countries to mean the reddish hue of the setting sun in one’s hair

Flannery 

The Irish meaning of red hair, and red as the sun.

Flavio 

This name means yellow-haired in Latin, and also yellow as the sun.

Rust 

This name also means red-haired in French, and red as the sun.

Rusty

An adorable name for your child to mean one whose hair is as red as that of the sun, of French origin.

Boyd 

Of Gaelic origin, this name also means blond and also means yellow like the sun, an apt way of naming your little boy.

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