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320 Names That Mean Love (Plus Rare & Exotic Choices Around The World)

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Overview

Love is a strong, deep feeling of affection towards another person. So, it isn’t surprising that some parents want to choose baby names that mean love for their children.

While names like “Amor” (Latin gender-neutral name) and Cara (Italian baby girl name) are commonly associated with love, you can also pick unique names from other languages.

You can consider these 320 love-inspired choices below as a first name, pet name (nickname), or even middle name for your little one.

 

Sweet & Charming Names That Mean Love Or Loved

What Female Names Mean Love?

Some love-inspired girl names to consider:

  1. Amada (Spanish girl name) – “Loved”
  2. Amorra (French girl name) – “Love”
  3. Amour (French name) – “Love” 
  4. Asti (Celtic and Scandinavian ) – “Love”
  5. Cari (Gaelic) – “Love” 
  6. Carwen (Welsh name) – “Blessed love”
  7. Karys (Welsh) – “Love” 
  8. Lovella (English) – “Love” 
  9. Mab (Welsh and Irish girl name) – “Beautiful love”; variants include “Mabs”
  10. Mena (German girl name) – “Love” 
  11. Priya (Sanskrit, an ancient Indo-Aryan language) – “Loved” 

 

What Boy Names Mean Love?

Some lovely names for your little boy:

  1. Abhaipreet (Hindi) – “Fearless love”
  2. Agapius (Latin) – “Divine love”
  3. Amadei (Latin) – “God’s love”
  4. Amado (Latin) – “Loved”
  5. Anbu (Indian and Hindi) – “Love”
  6. Atuf (Arabic boy name) – “Love”
  7. Caragod (Welsh) – “Love” or “affection”
  8. Carwyn (Welsh) – “Blessed love”
  9. Gerwyn (Welsh) – “Fair love”
  10. Lubomir (Slavic and Polish name) – “Great love” or “lovely world”
  11. Lubos (Czech and Slovak) – “Love”

 

Nonbinary & Gender-Neutral Names That Mean Love

These unisex and nonbinary names (genderless) can also be a fun choice for your little one:

  1. Aarati (Hindi) – “Worthy of love” 
  2. Adarshpreet (Hindi) – “Ideal love”
  3. Amabilis (Latin) – “Lovable
  4. Love (English) – Word name meaning “love” or “deep affection”

 

Names From Around The World That Mean Love

While it is said that love is a universal language understood by everyone, different cultures and languages have different terms for the word. 

These love-inspired words can be a cool and exotic name for your baby. Some beautiful names from around the world:

  1. Aahkyit (Burmese unisex name) – “Love”
  2. Ài (Japanese and Chinese name) – “Love”; it can be used for boys or girls
  3. Alofa (Samoan boy name) – “Love”
  4. Aloha (Hawaiian name) – “Love”
  5. Amar (Brazilian and Portuguese gender-neutral name) – “Love”; also a powerful name meaning “the immortal one” in Arabic 
  6. Amo (Esperanto, an artificial auxiliary language) – Boy name meaning “love”; also a nature name meaning “little eagle” (French boy name)
  7. Amor (Latin and Spanish) – Gender-neutral name meaning “love”
  8. Amoris (Latin) – Girl name meaning “love”
  9. Anurakti (Sanskrit and Hindi girl name) – “Love” and “affection”
  10. Armastus (Estonian) – “Love” 
  11. Aroha (Maori, an Eastern Polynesian language) – Girl name meaning “love”
  12. Asih (Sundanese, a Malayo-Polynesian language) – Girl name meaning “love”
  13. Ást (Icelandic boy name) – “Love” and “affection”
  14. Cariad (Welsh gender-neutral name) – “Love”; also considered an endearment or pet name
  15. Carthach (Irish boy name) – “Love” or “loving”
  16. Chikondi (African girl name) – “Love” 
  17. Cion (Celtic and Old Irish boy name) – “Love,” “respect,” and “affection”
  18. Connelly (Irish name for boys and girls) – “Love and friendship”; also a warrior name meaning “fierce as a hound”
  19. Dashuria (Albanian girl name) – “Love” 
  20. Dragoste (Romanian nonbinary name) – “Strong love”
  21. Elska (Norse, Czech, and Danish girl name) – “Love” 
  22. Evîn (Kurdish and Old Norse gender-neutral name) – “Love” or “gift”
  23. Fik’iri (Amharic, an Ethiopian language) – Black girl name meaning “love”
  24. Grá (Celtic, Old Norse, and Irish Gaelic girl name) – “Love”; also spelled “Grái” as a boy name
  25. Gugma (Cebuano, a language in the Philippines) – Gender-neutral name meaning “love”
  26. Hak (Laotian, language in the Asian country Laos) – “Love”; “I love you” in Laotian is “kho huk chau”
  27. Imħabba (Maltese, the national language of Malta) – Nonbinary name meaning “love” or “attraction”
  28. Ishq (Arabic and Hindu boy name) – “Love” or “passion”
  29. Kara (Cornish girl name) – “Love”; also an Italian girl name or pet name meaning “beloved”
  30. Kerensa (Cornish girl name) – “Love” or “loving”
  31. Lanmou (Haitian Creole, a French-based language) – “Love” 
  32. Léift (Luxembourgish, a West Germanic language) – “Love” 
  33. Liebe (Yiddish and German name for boys and girls) – “Love”
  34. Liefde (Dutch and Afrikaans, a West Germanic language) – “Love” 
  35. Ljubezen (Slovenian unisex name) – “Happy love” or “passionate love”
  36. Lyubov (Bulgarian girl name) – “Love”
  37. Maitasuna (Basque, a language spoken in Spain and France) – Girl name meaning “love”
  38. Meilė (Lithuanian girl name) – “Love”
  39. Mina (German) – Girl name meaning “love”; it can also mean “gift” in Arabic
  40. Philou (Dutch girl name) – “Love”
  41. Rudo (Shona, a South African language) – Boy name meaning “love”
  42. Sarang (Korean girl name) – “Love”
  43. Sevgi (Turkish) – Girl name meaning “love”
  44. Sneha (Sanskrit girl name) – “Love” and “affection”
  45. Storgé (ancient Greek name) – Nonbinary name meaning “love”
  46. Szerelem (Hungarian gender-neutral name) – “Romantic love”
  47. Tresna (Sanskrit and Javanese, a Malayo-Polynesian language in Indonesia) – Boy name meaning “love”

 

What Greek Name Means Love?

  1. Elmo (Greek, Latin, and Italian boy name) – “Love”
  2. Eustorgio (Greek boy name) – “To be in love” or “to be content”
  3. Phil (Greek name for boys) – “Loved”

 

Pet Names For Loved Ones

The names below are popular as pet names or endearments but can also be used as first or middle names for girls and boys:

 

Pet Names For Girls

  1. Ahuvati (Hebrew) – “My love”
  2. Aiko (Japanese girl name) – “Beloved child” or “my little loved one
  3. Amala (Arabic girl name) – “Beloved”; also a nature name meaning “bird” 
  4. Amandine (French) – “Much-loved”
  5. Amarissa (Spanish name) – “Little lover” or “given by God” 
  6. Amee (Latin) – “Beloved”
  7. Amicamea (Latin) – “My love” 
  8. Amorette (French name) – “Little love
  9. Aziza (Arabic) – “Powerful and beloved”
  10. Caera (Latin, Irish, and Gaelic) – “Beloved”
  11. Calandra (Greek girl name) – “Lovely one”
  12. Cara (Italian name) – “Beloved”; variants include “Carina,” “Caridad,” and “Carinna”
  13. Caragh (Italian, Latin, and Gaelic) – “Beloved”
  14. Caralie (Latin) – “Beloved”; can also mean “friend”
  15. Carys (Cornish and Welsh)- “Loved one”; variants include “Keris”
  16. Cheryl (French) – “Dear one”; variants include “Cherie,” “Cher,” and “Cheri”
  17. Daralice (English) – “Beloved”
  18. Dariela (English) – “Dear one” or “tenderly loved”; variants include “Darla” and “Darlene”
  19. Davinia (Scottish) – “Beloved”
  20. Didina (French) – “Beloved”
  21. Esme (French) – “Beloved”; variants include “Isme” and “Esmee”
  22. Habiba (Arabic) – “Beloved” or “sweetheart”
  23. Habibti (Arabic) – “My love”
  24. Imogen (Greek) – “Loved child”
  25. Kalila (Arabic) – “Beloved” or “dearly loved”
  26. Kamaka (Maori) – “Beloved child”; also a nature name meaning “rock” 
  27. Kareena (Scandinavian) – “Beloved”
  28. Kevinne (Irish girl name) – “Beloved”
  29. Lovette (English) – “Little loved one
  30. Mahal (Filipino, the national language in the Philippines) – “Beloved”
  31. Maite (Basque) – “Beloved”
  32. Marietta (Italian name) – “Beloved”; can also mean “of the sea”
  33. Marija (Lithuanian) – “Beloved” 
  34. Mila (Slavic) – “Dear”
  35. Milada (Czech) – “My love”
  36. Miłość (Polish) – “Dear”
  37. Mudiwa (Shona, an African language) – “Loved one
  38. Murna (Irish and Gaelic) – “Loved one
  39. Myfanwy (Welsh) – “My lovely little one
  40. Myrna (Gaelic) – “Beloved”
  41. Suki (Japanese name) – “Beloved”

 

Pet Names For Boys

  1. Ahuvi (Hebrew) – “My love”
  2. Amias (Latin) – “Beloved”
  3. Anwil (Welsh) – “Beloved”
  4. Armas (Finnish) – “Beloved”
  5. Atif (Arabic) – “Affectionate one”
  6. Aziz (Arabic) – “Beloved” or “powerful” 
  7. Carinu (Sicilian) – “Dear” or “beloved”; variants include “Carinus”
  8. Chaviv (Hebrew) – “Loved one” 
  9. Darrell (English) – “Loved one”; variants include “Dariel”
  10. David (Hebrew) – “Beloved”; also a biblical boy name for one of the most powerful and famous kings of Israel depicted in the many Bible stories as a young boy who killed the fearsome giant Goliath using a slingshot
  11. Dewey (Welsh) – “Beloved”; variants include “Dewi”
  12. Drury (French boy name) – “Sweetheart” 
  13. Erazem (Slovenian) – “Beloved”
  14. Gracian (Italian) – “Beloved”; variants include “Graziano”
  15. Jacayl (Hispanic and Mexican boy name) – “My love” 
  16. Kalei (Hawaiian name) – “Beloved”; can also mean “flower wreath” 
  17. Kiefer (Gaelic) – “Beloved”
  18. Lennan (Irish boy name) – “Beloved” 
  19. Lennon (Irish Gaelic) – “Lover”; also a nature name meaning “blackbird”
  20. Libi (Hebrew) – “My heart” 
  21. Milos (Slavic) – “Beloved”
  22. Mirren (Scottish) – “Beloved” or “of the sea”
  23. Philetus (Greek) – “Beloved”
  24. Rasmus (Finnish and Scandinavian) – “Beloved”
  25. Sajan (Hindi) – “Beloved”

 

Love-Linked Names From Mythology

Some god and goddess names linked to love:

  1. Áine – Irish goddess of love, wealth, and summer
  2. Aonghus (boy name) – Irish god of love and youth
  3. Aphrodite (girl name) Greek goddess of love and beauty
  4. Astghik – Armenian goddess of love and fertility
  5. Bastet – Egyptian goddess of love, protection, beauty, and cats
  6. Bes – Egyptian god of love and music
  7. Branwen – Welsh goddess of love and beauty 
  8. Cliodhna – Irish Celtic goddess of love and beauty
  9. Cupid – Roman god of erotic love, attraction, desire, and affection; he’s often depicted as a child-like, flying god with a bow and arrow
  10. Dogoda – Polish spirit of love
  11. Dwyn – Celtic mythology god of love
  12. Dzydzilelya – Polish goddess of love, marriage, and fertility
  13. ErosGreek god of love
  14. Freya – Norse goddess of love; can also be spelled as “Freja”
  15. Hathor – Egyptian goddess of love, beauty, and music
  16. Inanna – Mesopotamian goddess of love, beauty, war, and wine
  17. Ishtar – Babylonian goddess of love
  18. Kama – Sanskrit and Hindu god of love
  19. Kuni – Buddhist god of love
  20. Lada – Slavic goddess of love, fertility, and beauty
  21. Milda – Lithuanian goddess of love and freedom 
  22. Prende – Albanian goddess of love, fertility, and beauty
  23. Qetesh – Canaanite goddess of love and beauty
  24. Rudá – Guaraní (South American people of Paraguay) god of love
  25. Siebog – Slavic god of love and marriage
  26. Sjöfn – Norse goddess of love
  27. Venus – Roman goddess of love, beauty, and spring
  28. Xochiquetzal – Aztec goddess of beauty

 

God-Linked Names That Mean Love

  1. Abasiama (Ibibo, an African language) – Gender-neutral name meaning “God’s love” or “God loves mankind”
  2. Agapi (Greek girl name): Meaning “God is love” 
  3. Amadea (Latin girl name) – “God’s beloved” 
  4. Amadeus (Latin boy name) – “Loved by God” 
  5. Amatus (Latin and Roman boy name) – “God’s love”; can also be an endearment meaning “beloved”
  6. Doris (Latin girl name) – “Gift of God”
  7. Eldad (Hebrew boy name) – “God has loved” or “God is the brother of my father”; also a biblical name for one of the elders chosen by Moses in the Old Testament to help him govern the Israelites
  8. Femi (Yoruba, an African language) – Gender-neutral name meaning “God loves me”; it’s also an Egyptian name meaning “love”
  9. Goteleib (German boy name) – “Beloved by God”
  10. Herprit (Hindi boy name) – “Love of God” 
  11. Ifunanyachi (Igbo, an African language) – “God’s love” 
  12. Jedidiah (Hebrew) – Biblical boy name meaning “loved by God”; can also be spelled as “Jedediah”
  13. Philothea (Greek name for girls) – “Beloved of God” 

 

Rainbow Baby Names That Mean Love

  1. Callidora (Greek girl name) – “Gift of beauty and love” 
  2. Donato (Italian boy name) – “Gift of love” or “gift of God”
  3. Miesha (Slavic) – “Gift of ultimate love” 
  4. Theo (Greek boy name) – “Gift from God” or “gift of love” 

 

Other Love-Related Names

  1. Adelpha (Greek girl name) – “Beloved sister” 
  2. Agapito (Greek boy name) – “Loving”
  3. Alma (Latin, Hebrew, Arabic, Filipino, and Italian name) – “Loving,” “nourishing,” and “kind”
  4. Amanda (Latin girl name) – “She is worthy of love
  5. Amator (Latin boy name) – “One who loves”
  6. Amia (Latin and French name for girls) – “To love” 
  7. Caradoc (Welsh boy name) – “Affection” 
  8. Caris (Cornish and Welsh girl name) – “Loved one”; variants include “Cerys” and “Keris”
  9. Caron (Welsh nonbinary name) – “Loving” or “kind”
  10. Cedra (English girl name) – “Kindly and loved”
  11. Dawood (Arabic, Persian, and Hebrew boy name) – “Beloved friend”
  12. Habib (Arabic boy name) – “Loved one”; can also be spelled as “Habibi” or “Habeeb”
  13. Halia (Hawaiian girl name) – “Remembering a loved one” 
  14. Idony (Norse and Slavic girl name) – “Renewed love” 
  15. Kealoha (Hawaiian boy name) – “Loved one” 
  16. Lalasa (Indian and Persian girl name) – “One who is peaceful and promotes love”; can also be a nature name meaning “dove”
  17. Leobwin (Old English and German name for boys) – “Beloved person” or “friend”; variants include “Liebwin” and “Leofwine”
  18. Lolonyo (African) – Black boy name that means “love is beautiful”
  19. Ludmila (Slavic girl name) – “Loved by the people”
  20. Lufian (Anglo-Saxon and Old English boy name) – “One who is full of love”
  21. Lyda (Slavic and Latin girl name) – “Loved by the people”
  22. Mabel (Welsh girl name) – “Lovable”; variants can include “Mabli” and “Mabil”
  23. Paris (Greek gender-neutral name) – The famous city of love (located in France); also a warrior name meaning “defender” and the Prince of Troy in Greek mythology
  24. Phila (Greek nonbinary name) – “Loving”; variants include “Philia”
  25. Philemon (Greek and Hebrew) – “Loving”; also a biblical name for one of the early Christians who received Saint Paul’s epistles (letters)
  26. Prēma (Sanskrit girl name) – “Lovable” and “affectionate”
  27. Rhys (Welsh boy name) – “Ardor” or “passion”; variants include “Reese” and “Reece”
  28. Rose (Latin girl name) – Flower name that symbolizes love
  29. Siran (Armenian girl name) – “Lovely” or “beautiful”
  30. Tindara (ancient Greek name for girls) – “Willing to love” 
  31. Tivona (Hebrew girl name) – “Lover of nature” 

 

What Name Means Forever Love?

  1. Amara (Latin girl name) – “To love” or “lovely forever”

 

What Names Mean Heart?

  1. Corazòn (Spanish girl name) – “Heart”; it can also be an endearment term or pet name
  2. Cordian (Latin boy name) – “Heart”; can also be spelled as “Kordian”
  3. Howard (German and English boy name) – “Brave heart”; also a powerful name meaning “high guardian”
  4. Janan (Arabic gender-neutral name) – “Heart” 
  5. Kordelia (Latin girl name): Meaning “heart”; can also be spelled as “Cordelia”
  6. Lev (Slavic, Hebrew, and Russian boy name) – “Heart”; also a strong nature name meaning “lion” 
  7. Tyas (Indonesian girl name) – “Heart of hearts”

 

Names That Mean “To Love”

  1. Adore (English nonbinary name) – “To love”
  2. Aimer (French boy name) – “To love”; also an Arabic boy name meaning “fortunate”
  3. Amy (French girl name) – “To love”; variants include “Amie” and “Aimee
  4. Milovat (Czech nonbinary name) – “To love”
  5. Rạk (Thai boy name) – “To love”; also a nature name meaning “crab” (Slavonic, an East European language)

 

Names That Mean “Cherished” Or “Desired”

You can also choose these love-inspired names for a rainbow baby:

  1. Ahava (Hebrew girl name) – “Cherished one” and “love”
  2. Avila (German girl name) – “Desired” 
  3. Cherish (English girl name) – “Desired” 
  4. Desiderio (Spanish boy name) – “Desired one” 
  5. Desiree (French girl name) – “Desired” 
  6. Didier (French boy name) – “Much-desired” 
  7. Esha (Sanskrit and Hindi girl name) – “Desired” 

 

Names That Mean Love From A To Z

Names That Mean Love Starting With A

  1. Amandus (Latin boy name) – “Worthy of love” or “lovable”; boy version of “Amanda
  2. Amantius (Latin boy name) – “Loving” or “affectionate”
  3. Angharad (Welsh girl name) – “Much loved” 

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With B

  1. Bhālabāsā (Bangla, language in Bangladesh) – “Love,” “affection,” or “endearment”
  2. Bimalpreet (Punjabi, an Indo-Aryan language in India and Pakistan) – Boy name meaning “clean love” or “pure love” 

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With C

  1. Caerwyn (Welsh gender-neutral name) – “Fair love”; variants include “Carwyn
  2. Carita (Latin girl name) – “Beloved”; can also be spelled as “Karita”
  3. Cedrica (Old English girl name) – “Kindly” and “loved”; variants can include “Cedrika” or the boy name “Cedric”
  4. Chicondi (Zambian, an African language) – Gender-neutral name meaning “love”
  5. Cinta (Malay, Spanish, Old Greek, and Indonesian girl name) – “Beloved”

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With D

  1. Davida (Hebrew and Scottish girl name) – “Beloved” 
  2. Dilan (Turkish boy name) – “Love”
  3. Dorrie (Latin girl name) – “Beloved”; can also mean “the gift”
  4. Dua (Albanian and Arabic girl name) – “Love”; can also mean “prayer”

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With E

  1. Elsker (Norse and Danish boy name) – “Beloved” or “lover”
  2. Erasmus (Greek boy name) – “Beloved”; variants include “Erastos” and “Erastus”

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With F

  1. Filimena (Greek girl name) – “Powerful love”; can also mean “friend of strength”
  2. Frigg (Scandinavian girl name) – “Love”; also a powerful goddess name as Odin’s wife in Norse mythology
  3. Funanya (Igbo, a Nigerian language) – Girl name meaning “love”

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With G

  1. Gràdh (Scottish Gaelic name) – “Affection”
  2. Grainne (Irish girl name) – “Charming love”

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With H

  1. Habibah (Arabic girl name) – “Beloved”; girl version of “Habib” 
  2. Hanaan (Arabic girl name) – “Love,” “compassion,” and “kindness”
  3. Haviva (Hebrew girl name) – “Well-loved” 

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With I

  1. Ife (Yoruba, an African language) – Girl name meaning “love”
  2. Ipo (Polynesian and Hawaiian girl name) – “Beloved,” “lover,” and “sweetheart”

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With J

  1. Jacaylka (Somali, an African language) – “Love”
  2. Jadore (French gender-neutral name) – “I love you” or “I adore you”
  3. Jamille (Arabic girl name) – “Lovely” or “beauty”
  4. Jebediah (Hebrew boy name) – “Beloved friend” 

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With K

  1. Kahle (Greek girl name) – “Lovely” and “beautiful”
  2. Kaira (Latin, Gaelic, and Irish name for girls) – “Beloved”
  3. Kalina (Australian and Bulgarian girl name) – “Love and affection”
  4. Kärlek (Swedish gender-neutral name) – “Love” or “romance”
  5. Kendi (African gender-neutral name) – “The loved one
  6. Khairtai (Mongolian nonbinary name) – “I love you

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With L

  1. Láska (Czech and Slovak girl name) – “Love”; also a name that means “grace” in Polish and Jewish
  2. Leafde (Western Frisian nonbinary name) – “Love” or “a person (or thing) that one loves”
  3. Leiber (Yiddish and German boy name) – “Dear one” or “beloved”
  4. Lerato (Southern Sotho, a native African language) – Boy name meaning “love”; can also be a musical name meaning “song of my soul”
  5. Liba (Yiddish, German, and Russian girl name) – “Love” or “dear”
  6. Liubov (Russian name for girls) – “Love”
  7. Ljubav (Bosnian girl name) – “Love”
  8. Luben (Bulgarian and Slavic boy name) – “Love and affection”

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With M

  1. Mariel (Dutch, Latin, French, and Spanish girl name) – “Beloved”; can also mean “of the sea”
  2. Maxabbat (Kazakh and Hindi girl name) – “Love” and “affection”
  3. Māyā (Nepali girl name) – “Love”; also a name that means “water” (Greek and Hebrew) or “dream and illusion” (Hindi)
  4. Megumi (Japanese girl name) – “Love”
  5. Milena (Czech girl name) – “Love,” “warmth,” and “grace”
  6. Mīlestība (Latvian girl name) – “Love,” characterized as a positive but non-romantic affection or feeling for someone (or something)

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With N

  1. Nalligik (Inuktitut, an Inuit language in the Canadian arctic) – “Love”
  2. Nayeli (Zapotec, an indigenous Meso-American language in Mexico) – Girl name meaningI love you

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With O

  1. Obi (Igbo, an African language) – Boy name meaning “heart” 
  2. Oshun (Yoruba, an African language) – Girl name meaning “love”; also the Yoruba goddess of beauty and love

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With P

  1. Pag-ibig (Filipino, the national language in the Philippines) – Gender-neutral name meaning “love”
  2. Penda (Swahili and Senegalese girl name) – “Love”
  3. Philomena (Greek girl name) – “Love and strength” or “lover of strength”
  4. Prem (Hebrew, Indian, and Thai baby boy name) – “Lovable” and “affectionate”
  5. Prīti (Kannada, a language in southwestern India) – “Love,” “grace,” and “joy”

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With Q

  1. Querer (Spanish boy name) – “To love” or “to want”
  2. Querida (Spanish girl name) – “Beloved” 

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With R

  1. Rakkaus (Finnish boy name) – “Love and affection” and “faithfulness”
  2. Ren (Japanese name for boys and girls) – “Love”; can also be a plant name meaning “water lily” and “lotus” or an anime name after several characters in manga (Japanese comics or animation)

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With S

  1. Soyayya (Hausa, an African language) – Name meaning “love”
  2. Süyüü (Kyrgyz name) – “Love and affection”

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With T

  1. Tatik (Inuktitut, an Inuit language) – “Love”
  2. Thando (African) – Gender-neutral name that means “love”

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With U

  1. Upendo (Swahili, an African language) – Girl name meaning “love” and “affection”
  2. Urukundo (Kinyarwanda, a language in Africa) – Name meaning “love”
  3. Uthando (Xhosa and Zulu boy name) – “Love”

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With V

  1. Valentin (Latin boy name) – “Healthy” and “strong”; the saint of love and the namesake of “Valentine’s Day” or the day of love
  2. Vashti (Persian) – “Beautiful and lovely”; also a biblical girl name for the queen of Persia replaced by the Israelite, Esther
  3. Vida (Hebrew and Scottish girl name) – “Beloved” 

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With W

  1. Wadud (Arabic boy name) – “Most loving”
  2. Wilmer (German boy name) – “Famous love” 

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With X

  1. Xaria (Hebrew name for girls) – “Gift of love”; also a name that means “dawn” (Russian) or “blooming flower” (Arabic)
  2. Xylona (Greek girl name) – “Loves the forest” or “lives in the forest”

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With Y

  1. Yaretzi (Nahuatl, an Aztec language) – Girl name meaning “you will always be loved”
  2. Yedidyah (Hebrew boy name) – “Beloved of the Lord”
  3. Yua (Japanese girl name) – “To bind with affection”

 

Names That Mean Love Starting With Z

  1. Živa (Slavic girl name) – Goddess of love and fertility; also a name meaning “light” or “the light of God” (Hebrew)
  2. Zuleica (Arabic girl name) – “Lovely and brilliant beauty” 

 

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