201+ Most Popular Video Game Baby Names for Boys and Girls

We all have played video games some time or the other in our lives (some of us still do)! With the increasing demand of parents looking for cool and uncommon names for their kids, some parents are taking this opportunity to name their kids after their favourite video game characters.

Finding the right name which is fun yet meaningful for your kid has always been a strenuous job, and that too with so many options available these days, it ends up making you all confused. Keeping in mind your love for video games, we have shortlisted 100 cool names for your little one to choose from!

Video Game Baby Names for Boys and Girls


Kairi


She is one of the women characters in the video game series “Kingdom of Hearts.” The name means ‘sea.’

Noctus


Noctus is a character in the game Final Fantasy, and it refers to someone ‘of the night.’

Alexstrasza


She is the Queen of Dragons in the game, World of Warcraft. This name signifies strength and bravery.

Midna


She is the Twilight Princess in The Legend of Zelda. Her zeal and dedication to saving the world, makes her stand out.

Leon


Leon is a character from the famous video game Resident Evil. The name means ‘lion.’

Lara


She has seen the famous movie and the video game series Tomb Raider and this name is a celebrated one across the globe!

Jayce

Jayce isa character of the famous League of Legends. This is a gender-neutral name and it comes from the name ‘Jason.’

Colette


She is the most loved character from Tales of Symphonia. She ultimately becomes an angel and saves the world.

Ada


A prominent character in Resident Evil, Ada is a mesmerizing name. This is a popular name which means ‘happy.’

Blaze


This name is gradually becoming popular now and the character is found in Minecraft.

Sonya


This character is found in the Mortal Kombat series. This character has a fierce personality.

Ash


This is a popular name and the character is from the Pokemon Go game. 

Cullen


This is a good choice for a boy’s name and this character is found on the game Dragon Age.

Zelda


She is found in quite a few Zelda game series. She is supposedly a good princess who fights hard to save the realm.

Sabrina

She is the Saffron City Gym Leader in the Pokemon series and she is known to be quite playful and elegant.

Cortez


He is the main character of the Timesplitters series. The name in Spanish refers to someone courteous.

Vella


She is the protagonist of the game Broken Age. She is very patient and brave and she also sacrifices herself to save her town from a monster.

Aveline


She is found in the game Assassin Creed. She is found revolting against slavery and fighting for their freedom.

Dante


He is found in the game Devil May Cry. Dante was also a famous Italian poet.

Raiden


He is the protector of earth and the god of thunder in the game series Mortal Kombat.

Tifa


She is a strong fighter in the game Final Fantasy VII. This is a short form of the name Tiffany which was a very popular name in the earlier days.

Wynne


This character is from the game Dragon Age and this name means ‘win.’

Janeva


Janeva is one of the characters in the game Horizon: Zero Dawn. He is a cool character who worked tirelessly to become a soldier.

Onix


This is a popular gender-neutral name and is a famous Pokemon in the game Pokemon

Raine


She is found in the game, Tales of Symphonia. She has a very protective and motherly personality.

Cecil


Final Fantasy has a great character, Cecil. This name has a classical origin and was widely used during the Victorian age.

Marcus


This is a popular name and it means ‘dedicated to Mars.’ This character is found in the game, Gears of War.

Epona


Epona is a horse who is found in The Legend of Zelda series. The name refers to the Celtic goddess of horses.

Kratos


This character is found in the action-packed game God of War. This name has a powerful and aggressive notion to it.

Ryu


Belonging to the series Street Fighter, Ryu is the lead character. He is known for his powerful martial art skills.

Aoi


This name is unique and exotic and the meaning is ‘bluish.’ Aoi Umenokoji is a character in the game Virtual Fighter.

Liliana


She is one of the major characters in the game, Magic the Gathering. She is known to be captivating and quick-witted.


Aerith


This character is found in the game Final Fantasy VII. She is known to be kind and independent.

Sora


Sora is the protagonist in the game Kingdom Hearts and is known to be a master of using a key as a sword!

Sky


This character is found in the game, Skyrim and the name has a positive notion to it. This is a gender-neutral name.

Sunny


Sunny Emmerich is a character from the game Metal Gear and she is known to be good with technology. This is a fun name for both boy and girl.

Shepard


This name is very popular. This name has a biblical reference to Christ. This character is found in the game Mass Effect.

Samus


She is the bounty hunter from Nintendo’s game series, Metroid. She is known to be strong and intelligent.

Tidus

Final Fantasy X, a renowned game, is where Tidus is the protagonist. He is known for his Blitzball skills.

Ciri


She is the daughter of the witcher Geralt in the game The Witcher. She is loveable and caring and always ready to help anyone in distress.


Saria


This name is pretty famous and known to be cute. The character is inspired by the Sage of the Forest from the game, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time.

Anya


This character is found in the famous game, Call of Duty. This name means ‘grace’ and is famous in Poland, Russia and Sweden. 

Bayonetta


She is the protagonist of the video game Bayonetta. She is recognized for her amazing humor. 

Miles


This name is found in the all-time famous video game, Sonic the Hedgehog. This name comes from the word ‘Milo’ which means ‘soldier or merciful.’

Thane


He is found in the Mass Effect game and is known to be spiritual and intelligent.

Chandra


This is a unique and catchy name. Chandra is found in the game, Magic: The Gathering. The name has a Hindi origin and it refers to the ‘goddess of the moon.’

Layton


Layton is the name of a character who is smart and intelligent and is known to solve mysteries like Sherlock Holmes. The name means ‘settlement with a leek garden.’

Alex


Alex is found in the narrative game, Oxenfree. She is known to be friendly and helpful.

Delilah

She is a character from the game, Firewatch. She is known to be sarcastic and smart.

Elodie


She is the protagonist in the game, Long Live The Queen. In the game, she fights hard and becomes a ruler of a kingdom.

Isabelle


She is found in the game, Animal Crossing. This name has been gaining popularity in recent times and it means ‘God’s beautiful child.’

Madeline


She is the main character from the game, Celeste. The name means ‘woman from Magdala.’

Cyrax


This character is found in the game, Mortal Kombat. The name means ‘God.’

Genji


This is an upbeat name and this character is found in the game, Overwatch. The name has a Japanese origin and it means ‘two beginnings.’ 

Monika


She is found in the game Doki Doki. The name means ‘advisor’ in Latin and ‘unique’ in Greek.

Parvati


She is the main character in the game, The Outer Worlds. The name has a Hindu origin and it means ‘Daughter of the Mountains.’

Jace


This character is found in the game, Jace Bellarine of Magic the Gathering. The name is charming and can be a good choice for your little boy.

Luca


Luca is a curious character in the game Final Fantasy IV. The name comes from the word ‘lux’ which means ‘light.’

Sam


He is the main character in the game Death Stranding. The name refers to ‘God.’

Scarlett


She is found in the game, Blackwood Crossing. The name symbolises courage and passion.

Majora


This character is found in the game, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask. There is no specific meaning or origin of this name but has gained popularity in recent times.

Daisy


Daisy is a character who is found in the game Super Mario Land. If you are looking for a nice floral name for your baby girl.

Kazooie


Kazooie is the bird in the famous game series, Banjo-Kazooie. The name has no specific meaning but if you are looking for a quirky name for your girl, this is the one!

Squall


This character is found in the game, Final Fantasy VII. The name refers to someone who is persevering and focused worker.

Spyro


Spyro is the name of the purple dragon in the game series, Spyro Reignited Trilogy- Spyro the Dragon. The meaning of the name is ‘spirit.’

Alyx


This character is found in the game, Half-Life. The name is of Greek origin and it means ‘defender.’

Yoshi


This is a popular name around the world and is a Nintendo video-game character. The name refers to someone who is ‘respectful.’

Zell


This character is one of the main characters in the game, Final Fantasy. The name refers to someone wise and peaceful.

Peter


Famously known as Peter Parker, he is the Spiderman in the game which is also called Spiderman. The name has a Greek origin which means ‘rock.’

Bruce


The name comes from Bruce Wayne, who is the protagonist in the Batman Trilogy game. The name refers to a ‘happy warrior.’

Jago


Jago is one of the main characters in the game series, Killer Instinct. The origin is from the name, James.

Daxter


He is a bug exterminator in the game series Daxter. This name doesn’t have any fixed meaning but has been gaining popularity lately.

Alistair


Alistair is one of the major characters from the game, Dragon Age. The name refers to the ‘Defender of men.’

Banjo


He is the main character in the game series, Banjo-Kazooie. The name refers to a musical instrument which is named the same.

Duke


Duke is one of the important characters from the vintage .D video game. The name refers to someone who is a ‘leader.’ 

Ezio


Ezio Auditoire da Firenza is the protagonist of the game series, Assassin’s Creed. The name has a Greek origin which means ‘eagle.’

Phoenix


Phoenix was a popular fixed shooter arcade game in the …s. The name refers to a mythical bird who can take rebirth from its ashes.

Rygar


Rygar is a famous Japanese Arcade game which was released in … The name refers to someone who is caring and is in complete control of his destiny.

Athena


Athena is an arcade game released by SNK in … The name refers to the ‘Goddess of Wisdom and War.’

Cate


Cate Archer is the protagonist in the game series, No One Lives Forever. The name means ‘a delicacy.’

Cortana


She is one important character of the game series called, Halo. The name has no specific meaning or origin but yet very famous!

Daphne


Daphne is a character from the game series, Dragon’s Lair. The name refers to a ‘laurel tree.’

Felicia


Felicia is one of the major characters in the game series, Darkstalkers. The name refers to someone happy and lucky. 

Imoen


She is a character from the game series Baldur’s Gate. The name means ‘innocent.’

Kitana


Kitana is found in the game, Mortal Kombat II. The name has a Japanese origin and it means ‘sword.’

Morrigan


Morrigan is the female protagonist in the game series, Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors. The name refers to someone who is a ‘great queen.’

Nilin


Nilin is a character from the game Remember Me. This name has an Iranian origin and it refers to  ‘the colour blue which we see in a rainbow.

Rikku


She is known to be the “hottest character” in the video game series Final Fantasy. The name means ‘land or continent.’

Selphie 


She is a famous character in the game, Final Fantasy VIII. The name refers to someone energetic and friendly.

Shion


She is known to be the protagonist of the game series, Xenosaga. The name means ‘beyond Good and Evil.’

Yuri


This character is found in various Japanese anime video game. The meaning of the name is ‘lily.’

Shantae


This is a series of online video games. The meaning of the name is ‘stone.’

Lucina


She is a major character in the video game, ‘Fire Emblem Awakening. The name refers to someone who illuminates other people’s lives.

Mileena


Mileena is one of the most celebrated characters in the game series, Mortal Kombat. The name is for the one who is ‘favoured.’

Cammy


Cammy is found in the video game, Street Fighter.  The name refers to a young ceremonial head.

Ayame


She is one of the major characters in the stealth game series, Tenchu. The name refers to the ‘iris.’

Danny 


He is found in the most famous sports game FIFA since its 17th edition. The name refers to someone who is ‘beloved.’

Zidan


This name is also pronounced as Zidane who is the world-famous footballer and is also found in the FIFA game series. The name means ‘abundance.’

Clementine


She is the protagonist of the game series, The Walking Dead. The name refers to someone gentle and merciful.

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