Names Categorized "hope"

This is a list of names in which the categories include hope.
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AKI (2) f Japanese
From Japanese (aki) meaning "clear, crystal", (aki) meaning "bright" or (aki) meaning "autumn". It can also come from (a) meaning "second, Asia" combined with (ki) meaning "hope". Other kanji or combinations of kanji can form this name too.
AMAAL f Arabic
Means "hopes, aspirations" in Arabic.
AMAL (1) f & m Arabic
Means "hope, aspiration" in Arabic. It is related to Amaal.
AMEL (1) m Bosnian
Bosnian masculine form of AMAL (1).
AMEL (2) f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Arabic أمال (see AMAAL) chiefly used in Northern Africa.
AMELA f Bosnian
Bosnian feminine form of AMAL (1).
ARMAN (1) m Persian, Kazakh
Means "wish, hope" in Persian.
ASHA (1) f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam
Derived from Sanskrit आशा (asha) meaning "wish, desire, hope".
CHIYEMBEKEZO m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "hope" in Chewa.
ELPIDA f Greek
Modern Greek form of ELPIS.
ELPÍDIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of ELPIDIUS.
ELPIDIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of ELPIDIUS.
ELPIDIOS m Late Greek
Greek form of ELPIDIUS.
ELPIDIUS m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Ἐλπίδιος (Elpidios), which was derived from ἐλπίς (elpis) meaning "hope". This was the name of a 4th-century saint who spent twenty years in a cave in Cappadocia.
ELPIS f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Means "hope" in Greek. In Greek mythology Elpis was the personification of hope. She was the last spirit to remain in the jar after Pandora unleashed the evils that were in it.
ESPERANTA f Esperanto
Means "hoping" in Esperanto.
ESPERANZA f Spanish
Spanish form of the Late Latin name Sperantia, which was derived from sperare "to hope".
HOPE f English
From the English word hope, ultimately from Old English hopian. This name was first used by the Puritans in the 17th century.
IMEDA m Georgian
Derived from Georgian იმედი (imedi) meaning "hope".
ITXARO f Basque
Means "hope" in Basque.
KAZUKI m Japanese
From Japanese (kazu) meaning "one" or (kazu) meaning "harmony, peace" combined with (ki) meaning "brightness", (ki) meaning "hope" or (ki) meaning "tree", as well as other combinations of kanji characters.
KOUKI m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 光希 or 幸輝 (see KŌKI).
MIZUKI f Japanese
From Japanese (mizu) meaning "felicitous omen, auspicious" and (ki) meaning "hope", besides other kanji combinations.
NADA (2) f Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian
Means "hope" in South Slavic.
NADEZHDA f Russian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Ukrainian
Means "hope" in Slavic.
NADIYA f Ukrainian
Diminutive of NADEZHDA, as well as being the modern Ukrainian word meaning "hope".
NATSUKI f Japanese
From Japanese (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" and (tsuki) meaning "moon". Alternatively, it can come from (natsu) meaning "summer" and (ki) meaning "hope". Other kanji combinations can form this name as well.
OMID m & f Persian
Means "hope" in Persian.
RAJA (1) f Arabic
Means "hope" in Arabic.
RAJIYA f Arabic
Means "hopeful" in Arabic.
SAKI f Japanese
From Japanese (sa) meaning "blossom" and (ki) meaning "hope", besides other combinations of kanji characters.
SHPRESA f Albanian
From Albanian shpresë meaning "hope".
SHPRINTZE f Yiddish (Rare)
Possibly a Yiddish form of ESPERANZA. This is the name of Tevye's fourth daughter in the musical Fiddler on the Roof (1964), based on the late 19th-century Yiddish stories of Sholem Aleichem.
TARIRO f Southern African, Shona
Means "hope" in Shona.
TESFAYE m Eastern African, Amharic
From Amharic ተስፋ (tasfa) meaning "hope".
THEMBA m Southern African, Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele
Means "trust, hope" in Zulu, Xhosa and Ndebele.
TIKVA f Hebrew
Means "hope" in Hebrew.
TOIVO m Finnish
Means "hope" in Finnish.
TSHOLOFELO f Southern African, Tswana
Means "hope, expectation" in Tswana.
UMID m Uzbek
Means "hope" in Uzbek, ultimately from Persian امید (omid).
ÜMİT m Turkish
Means "hope" in Turkish, ultimately from Persian امید (omid).
UMUT m & f Turkish
Variant of ÜMİT. The Turkish words umut and ümit are etymologically related synonyms.
VILMANTAS m Lithuanian
From the Baltic elements vil- "hope" and mantus "intelligent".
VILTAUTAS m Lithuanian (Rare)
From the Baltic elements vil- "hope" and tauta "people, nation".
VILTĖ f Lithuanian
Short form of VILTAUTĖ.
YŪKI m & f Japanese
From Japanese () meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" or () meaning "permanence" combined with (ki) meaning "hope", (ki) meaning "brightness" or (ki) meaning "living". Other combinations of kanji can form this name as well.
YUUKI m & f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 優希 or 悠希 or 優輝 or 悠生 (see YŪKI).
YUZUKI f Japanese
From Japanese (yuzu) meaning "grapefruit, pomelo, citrus fruit" and (ki) meaning "hope". Other combinations of kanji can form this name as well.