Meaningful Name Ideas For Angel Babies

If you’re a parent to an ‘angel baby’, we send all of our love to you. It’s totally understandable that you may want to give your angel a name, regardless of gestation.

Many bereaved mummies and daddies find that giving their little one a name brings them comfort, although it is perfectly understandable if it’s not something you feel would help you. If you decide to give you angel a name, there are quite a few lovely names with a symbolic meanings, no matter what gestation they were lost at. Here’s a selection of gendered and unisex names that we feel have beautiful meaning behind them…

Even if you’re not religious, spiritual baby names can still be a heartfelt and symbolic gesture to your little one.

Beautiful Names For Angel Babies

Angel – Clear in meaning, Angel is a common name used by bereaved parents and we adore it.

Eden – Delight

Aspen – A type of tree, signifying strength 

Cloud – This name holds lots of heaven related symbolism

Ember – Spark, a tiny low burning fire

Phoenix – Dark red in Greek, also symbolic of the creature in mythology who is born from the ashes

Lark – A type of bird, nature themes and also some heavenly symbolism

Olive – Olive tree – nature themes

Storm – Nature themes, beautiful symbolism for making their mark in such a short space of time

Star – Very symbolic in terms of heaven and a common choice for angel babies

Celeste/Celestine – Heavenly

Bellatrix – Female warrior

Matilda/Mathilde – Mighty in battle

Jemima – Little dove

Salome – Peace

Dorothea – Gift of God

Mirabelle – Miraculous

Nathaniel – Gift of God

Matthew, Matthias – Gift of God

Jesse – Gift

Samson – Sun (plus connotations of strength)

Solomon – Peace

Noah – Rest

Beatrice – Blessed or voyager

Gabriel – God is my strength

Benedict – Blessed


Do you have any meaningful angel baby names you’d add to our list? Tell us in the comments.

Lots of love & light from Bethany, Katie & Team BBY. Xx