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