Names with "light" in Meaning

This is a list of names in which the meaning contains the keyword light.
There are 95 names matching your criteria.

ABERASH   f   Eastern African, Amharic
Possibly means "giving off light" in Amharic.
ABHA   f   Indian
Means "splendour, light" in Sanskrit.
ABNER   m   English, Biblical, Biblical Latin
Means "my father is a light" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Abner was a cousin of Saul and the commander of his army. After he killed Asahel he was himself slain by Asahel's brother Joab... [more]
AEGLE   f   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Αιγλη (Aigle) which meant "light, radiance, glory"... [more]
APOLLO   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Απολλων (Apollon), which is of unknown meaning, though perhaps related to Indo-European *apelo "strength"... [more]
ARGI   m   Basque
Means "light" in Basque.
ARGIDER   m   Basque
Derived from Basque argi "light" and eder "beautiful".
AYNUR   f   Turkish, Azerbaijani, Uyghur
Means "moon light" in Turkish, Azerbaijani and Uyghur.
BARAK (1)   m   Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
Means "lightning" in Hebrew. According to the Old Testament, Barak was a military commander under the guidance of the prophetess Deborah... [more]
BERGLJOT   f   Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Bergljót, which was composed of the elements berg "protection, help" and ljótr "light".
BERHANU   m   Eastern African, Amharic
Means "light" in Amharic.
BHASKARA   m   Indian, Hinduism
Means "shining", derived from a combination of Sanskrit भास (bhasa) "light" and कर (kara) "making"... [more]
BURAK   m   Turkish
From Arabic براق (Buraq), the name of the legendary creature that, according to Islamic tradition, transported the Prophet Muhammad... [more]
CAHAYA   m & f   Indonesian, Malay
Means "light" in Malay and Indonesian.
DIPIKA   f   Indian
Means "lamp, light" in Sanskrit.
DIPTI   f   Indian
Means "brightness, light" in Sanskrit.
ELIOR   m   Hebrew
Means "my God is my light" in Hebrew.
ELNUR   m   Azerbaijani
Derived from Azerbaijani el "people, nation" and nur "light".
ELOUAN   m   Breton, French
Possibly from a Breton word meaning "light". This name was borne by an obscure 6th-century saint who is now venerated mainly in Brittany and Cornwall.
GEREL   f   Mongolian
Means "light" in Mongolian.
GOIZARGI   f   Basque
Derived from Basque goiz "morning" and argi "light".
HARU   m & f   Japanese
From Japanese (haru) meaning "light, sun, male", (haru) meaning "spring" or (haru) meaning "clear weather"... [more]
HARUKI   m   Japanese
From Japanese (haru) meaning "clear weather" or (haru) meaning "light, sun, male" combined with (ki) meaning "brightness" or (ki) meaning "living"... [more]
HARUKO   f   Japanese
From Japanese (haru) meaning "spring" or (haru) meaning "light, sun, male" combined with (ko) meaning "child", as well as other kanji combinations.
HARUTO   m   Japanese
From Japanese (haru) meaning "light, sun, male", (haru) meaning "distant, remote" or (haru) meaning "clear weather" combined with (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, or (to) meaning "soar, fly"... [more]
HIKARI   f   Japanese
From Japanese (hikari) meaning "light". Other kanji can also form this name... [more]
HIKARU   m & f   Japanese
From Japanese (hikaru) meaning "light" or (hikaru) meaning "brightness"... [more]
HINA   f   Japanese
From Japanese (hi) meaning "light, sun, male" or (hi) meaning "sun, day" combined with (na) meaning "vegetables, greens"... [more]
İLKNUR   f   Turkish
Means "first light" in Turkish.
JYOTI   f & m   Indian
Derived from Sanskrit ज्योतिः (jyotis) meaning "light".
KEREN   f   Hebrew
Means "horn" or "ray of light" in Hebrew.
KOHINOOR   f   Various
From Koh-i-noor, the name of a famous gemstone, meaning "mountain of light" in Persian.
KOUKI   m   Japanese
From Japanese (kou) meaning "light" or (kou) meaning "happiness, good luck" combined with (ki) meaning "hope" or (ki) meaning "brightness"... [more]
KREŠIMIR   m   Croatian
From the Slavic elements kresu "spark, light, rouse" and miru "peace, world"... [more]
LESEDI   f   Southern African, Tswana
Means "light" in Tswana.
LIOR   m & f   Hebrew
Means "light for me" in Hebrew.
LUCASTA   f   Literature
This name was first used by the poet Richard Lovelace for a collection of poems called 'Lucasta' (1649). The poems were dedicated to Lucasta, a nickname for the woman he loved Lucy Sacheverel, who he called lux casta "pure light".
LUCE   f   Italian, French
Italian and French variant of LUCIA. This also means "light" in Italian.
LUCIFER   m   Judeo-Christian Legend
Means "bringing light", derived from Latin lux "light" and ferre "to bring". In Latin this name originally referred to the morning star, Venus, but later became associated with the chief angel who rebelled against God's rule in heaven (see Isaiah 14:12)... [more]
LUCINA   f   Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin lucus meaning "grove", but later associated with lux "light". This was the name of a Roman goddess of childbirth.
LUCIUS   m   Ancient Roman, Biblical, English
Roman praenomen, or given name, which was derived from Latin lux "light". This was the most popular of the praenomina. Two Etruscan kings of early Rome had this name as well as several prominent later Romans, including Lucius Annaeus Seneca (known simply as Seneca), a statesman, philosopher, orator and tragedian... [more]
LUGUS   m   Celtic Mythology
Probably from early Celtic meaning "light", ultimately from the Indo-European root *leuk "light, brightness". This was the name of a Celtic (Gaulish) god of commerce and craftsmanship, who was equated by the Romans with Mercury... [more]
LUMINIȚA   f   Romanian
Means "little light", derived from Romanian lumina "light" combined with a diminutive suffix.
LUX   f & m   Various
Derived from Latin lux meaning "light".
LUZ   f   Spanish
Means "light" in Spanish. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora de la Luz, meaning "Our Lady of Light".
MAOR   m   Hebrew
Means "light" in Hebrew.
MEALLÁN   m   Irish
Possibly means "lightning" in Irish Gaelic.
MEIR   m   Hebrew
Means "giving light" in Hebrew.
MING   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (míng) meaning "bright, light, clear" or (míng) meaning "inscribe, engrave", as well as other characters which are pronounced similarly.
MITSUKO   f   Japanese
From Japanese (mitsu) meaning "light" and (ko) meaning "child"... [more]
MYEONG   m & f   Korean
From Sino-Korean (myeong) meaning "bright, light, clear" or other hanja characters with the same pronunciation... [more]
MYEONG-SUK   f   Korean
From Sino-Korean (myeong) meaning "bright, light, clear" combined with (suk) meaning "good, pure, virtuous, charming"... [more]
NARANGEREL   f   Mongolian
Means "sun light" in Mongolian.
NATELA   f   Georgian
Derived from Georgian ნათელი (nateli) meaning "light, bright".
NUR   f & m   Arabic, Turkish, Pakistani, Urdu, Uyghur, Indonesian, Malay
Means "light" in Arabic. In Islamic tradition النور (al-Nur) is one of the 99 names of Allah.
NUR AD-DIN   m   Arabic
Means "light of religion", from Arabic نور (nur) meaning "light" combined with دين (din) "religion, faith".
NURASYL   m   Kazakh
Means "noble light" in Kazakh.
NURISLAM   m   Kazakh
From Kazakh nur meaning "light" (of Arabic origin) combined with Islam, the name of the religion (ultimately from Arabic إسلام).
NURU   f   Eastern African, Swahili
Means "light" in Swahili, ultimately from Arabic نور (nur).
NURUL   m & f   Arabic, Indonesian, Malay
First part of compound Arabic names beginning with نور ال (Nur al) meaning "light of the" (such as نور الدين (Nur al-Din) "light of religion").
NURULLAH   m   Arabic, Turkish
Means "light of ALLAH", from Arabic نور (nur) meaning "light" combined with الله (Allah).
NURZHAN   m   Kazakh
Means "light soul" in Kazakh.
OR   m & f   Hebrew
Means "light" in Hebrew.
OREL   m   Hebrew
Means "light of God" in Hebrew.
ORI   m & f   Hebrew
Means "my light" in Hebrew.
ORION   m   Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown, but possibly related to Greek ‘οριον (horion) "boundary, limit"... [more]
ORIT   f   Hebrew
Means "light" in Hebrew.
ORLI   f   Hebrew
Means "light for me" in Hebrew.
PHOTINE   f   Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek φως (phos) meaning "light" (genitive φωτος (photos))... [more]
PHOTIOS   m   Greek, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek φως (phos) meaning "light" (genitive φωτος (photos)).
PRABHAKARA   m   Indian
Means "light maker", derived from Sanskrit प्रभा (prabha) "light" and कर (kara) "maker"... [more]
PRADIP   m   Indian
Derived from Sanskrit प्रदीप (pradipa) meaning "light, lantern".
PRAKASH   m   Indian
Derived from Sanskrit प्रकाश (prakasha) meaning "light".
PRATIBHA   f   Indian
Means "light, splendour, intelligence" in Sanskrit.
RAY   m   English
Short form of RAYMOND, often used as an independent name. It coincides with an English word meaning "beam of light". Science-fiction author Ray Bradbury (1920-2012) and musician Ray Charles (1930-2004) are two notable bearers of the name.
ROSHAN   m & f   Persian, Indian
Means "light, bright" in Persian.
ROSHANARA   f   Persian, Indian
Possibly means "light of the assembly" in Persian. This was the name of a daughter of the 17th-century Mughal emperor Shah Jahan.
SÄDE   f   Finnish
Means "ray of light" in Finnish.
SHERAGA   m   Jewish
Means "light, candle" in Aramaic.
SHRI   f   Indian, Hinduism
Means "diffusing light, radiance, beauty" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi.
SVETLANA   f   Russian, Slovak, Bulgarian, Serbian, Macedonian
Derived from Slavic svet meaning "light, world". It was popularized by the poem 'Svetlana' (1813) by the Russian poet Vasily Zhukovsky. It is sometimes used as a translation of Photine.
TAWNY   f   English (Modern)
From the English word, ultimately deriving from Old French tané, which means "light brown".
TIFAWT   f   Northern African, Berber
Means "light" in Tamazight.
TINATIN   f   Georgian, Literature
Possibly related to Georgian სინათლე (sinatle) "light"... [more]
URI   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin, Hebrew
Means "my light" in Hebrew. This was the name of the father of Bezalel in the Old Testament.
URIAH   m   Biblical
From the Hebrew name אוּרִיָה ('Uriyah) which meant "YAHWEH is my light"... [more]
URIEL   m   Biblical, Hebrew
From the Hebrew name אוּרִיאֵל ('Uri'el) which meant "God is my light"... [more]
YANG   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (yáng) meaning "ocean" or (yáng) meaning "light, sun, male" (which is typically only masculine), as well as other Chinese characters pronounced similarly.
YEONG-HO   m   Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero", (yeong) meaning "reflect light" or (yeong) meaning "dive, swim" combined with (ho) meaning "great, numerous, vast" or (ho) meaning "bright, luminous, clear, hoary"... [more]
YILDIRIM   m   Turkish
Means "lightning" in Turkish.
YOUKO   f   Japanese
From Japanese (you) meaning "light, sun, male" or (you) meaning "ocean" combined with (ko) meaning "child"... [more]
YOUTA   m   Japanese
From Japanese (you) meaning "light, sun, male" and (ta) meaning "thick, big"... [more]
ZIYA   m   Arabic
Derived from Arabic ضياء (diya) meaning "splendour, light, glow"... [more]
ZIYA AL-DIN   m   Arabic
Means "splendour of religion" from Arabic ضياء (diya) "splendour, light, glow" combined with دين (din) "religion, faith".
ZOHAR   m & f   Hebrew
Means "light, brilliance" in Hebrew.
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