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
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.
In Slavic, this name means one who is born on a Sunday
If you wish your little daughter’s name to mean sunshine, it also means sunray and shining light in Greek and also means sunshine.
If you wish to give your little girl a name meaning sun, this Persian name should be really apt.
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
In Hebrew, this name means the sun and is also related to many symbols.
A powerful name that means sun would be this one, which means the feminine form of the sun in Greek.
From ancient Roman lore, this name (where‘ae’ is pronounced as ‘ee’) means sun in the feminine form.
In Latin, this name, meaning sun, also means the sun Goddess as the eternal mother.
A really sweet and yet strong name, this name also means to behold the sun in Italian.
From old Hindi, this name means the sun Goddess and is a novel name among Indians.
Meaning the Goddess of the sun in Greek, this name also means the one who rules all light and all that we see.
In Armenian, this name means the rising sun which may be an inspiration when naming your daughter.
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.
This name means the sun in Aborigine and also quite a popular one in Australia.
This one is such a sweet name, which in Arabic means the first dew at sunrise.
This one is the Hawaiian meaning of sunflower and has a very radiant and bright feeling about it.
We really don’t need to explain the meaning of this name in English, which is used to call your loved little angel sunshine.
The Latin meaning of sun, this name is a sweet way of naming your little girl the sun Goddess.
A very rich feel comes from this name that means the sun in Arabic.
This is a lovely name that means sun in Spanish and sometimes bright and also glowing.
This name when pronounced clearly has a feeling of cheerfulness and brightness about it, and means sunshine in Spanish.
This Latin name means the sun, and sometimes also blessings from the sun.
In French, this name simply means the sun.
In the Icelandic language, this name means buttercup and also an island of the sun.
In Scandinavia, this name means the daughter of the sun and may be used to mean blessings of the sun as well.
In Indonesian, this name means the sun and is taken from the Sanskrit root word that also means the sun, God
The feminine personification of the Sun Goddess is the meaning of this name in languages of Germanic origin.
Another Indian name that means sun, it also means the first rays of the sun, and sometimes even dawn.
From old Greek this name means rising sun, and also sometimes means from the east.
This name means the Lord of the sun and also the Sun God
Again in Greek, this name suggests destroyer, and also the sun especially since the sun God was also regarded as the destroyer as well.
From the Greek Apollo (God of the sun) this name in French also means God of light.
Derived from the old Italian word Aelius, this name means the Greek God of the sun
Of Persian origin, this name means the sun.
This name in Spanish means the one who is born on Sunday
In Armenian, this name means sunny and bright.
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.
A very rare Welsh name this name means one who is born of the sun.
Of Welsh origin, this name means a hill filled with sunlight always, and also simply a sunny hill.
Meaning born on a Sunday in various African countries, this is quite a popular name there.
From old American languages, this name means the white and hot sun.
This name means sun or Sun God in Egyptian origin and is used as a royal name.
Also pronounced as ‘Sampson’ this name means the sun in Hebrew.
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.
In Spanish, this name simply means the sun in an adorable way.
In Germanic languages, this name means shining and bright, and can also be spelled ‘Bobbie’
In English, this name means a sunny town or a bright settlement.
This name means the Divine aura of the sun in Greek.
This is a name that means light in French and may also mean sunlight.
In English, this name means bright fame and a beautiful way to name your son.
A lovely name for your daughter, this name in old American means the sun’s color that also resembles the beautiful shine of gold.
The Spanish meaning of the sun, this name is a short and sweet name for your little one.
From old Latin, this name means of the sun and may be used to mean blessings of the sun.
This is a really romantic name and means, the moment when the sun stands still, in English.
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.
This name in English means cheerful and bright.
In Dutch, this name means the orange and yellow color of the sun.
This name actually means the golden color of the sun.
A very rare Vietnamese name, this name means orange and also the orangish hue of the sun.
In Spanish, this name means the Aztec God of the sun.
This name in Greek means yellow like a canary, and also the sweet yellow tint of the mellow sun.
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.
In Greek, this name means golden as with the color of the sun.
In English, this name means the mixture of orange and red colors of the setting sun just before dusk.
In Irish this name means the one with yellow hair, the color of the sun.
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
The Irish meaning of red hair, and red as the sun.
This name means yellow-haired in Latin, and also yellow as the sun.
This name also means red-haired in French, and red as the sun.
An adorable name for your child to mean one whose hair is as red as that of the sun, of French origin.
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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