Names Categorized "sweet"

This is a list of names in which the categories include sweet.
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ANUSH f Armenian
Means "sweet" in Armenian. This was the name of an 1890 novel by the Armenia writer Hovhannes Tumanyan. It was adapted into an opera in 1912 by Armen Tigranian.
ASAL f Persian
Means "honey" in Persian (of Arabic origin).
AÝNABAT f Turkmen
Derived from Turkmen "moon" and nabat "sugar".
BLAŽE m Macedonian
Derived from South Slavic благ (blag) meaning "sweet, pleasant, good".
BURCU f Turkish
Means "sweet smelling, fragrant" in Turkish.
CONDOLEEZZA f Various
In the case of the former American Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice (1954-) it is derived from the Italian musical term con dolcezza meaning "with sweetness".
DULCE f Spanish, Portuguese
Means "sweet" or "candy" in Spanish.
DULCIBELLA f English (Archaic)
From Latin dulcis "sweet" and bella "beautiful". The usual medieval spelling of this name was Dowsabel, and the Latinized form Dulcibella was revived in the 18th century.
DULCIE f English
From Latin dulcis meaning "sweet". It was used in the Middle Ages in the spellings Dowse and Duce, and was recoined in the 19th century.
DULCINEA f Literature
Derived from Spanish dulce meaning "sweet". This name was (first?) used by Miguel de Cervantes in his novel Don Quixote (1605), where it belongs to the love interest of the main character, though she never actually appears in the story.
EGLANTINE f English (Rare)
From the English word for the flower also known as sweetbrier. It is derived via Old French from Vulgar Latin *aquilentum meaning "prickly". It was early used as a given name (in the form Eglentyne) in Geoffrey Chaucer's 14th-century story The Prioress's Tale.
ESTI f Basque (Rare)
Means "sweet, honey", from Basque ezti.
EULALIA f Spanish, Italian, English, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek εὔλαλος (eulalos) meaning "sweetly-speaking", itself from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and λαλέω (laleo) meaning "to talk". This was the name of an early 4th-century saint and martyr from Merida in Spain. She is a patron saint of Barcelona.
GLYKERIA f Greek, Late Greek
From Greek γλυκερός (glykeros) meaning "sweet". This was the name of a 2nd-century saint from Heraclea.
HONEY f English (Rare)
Simply from the English word honey, ultimately from Old English hunig. This was originally a nickname for a sweet person.
IRACEMA f Indigenous American, Tupi
Means "honey lips" in Tupi. This is the name of an 1865 novel by José de Alencar, about the relationship between a Tupi woman and a Portuguese man during the early colonial period. Alencar may have constructed the name so that it would be an anagram of America.
JACIRA f Indigenous American, Tupi
Means "honey moon", from Tupi îasy "moon" and ira "honey".
JARAH m Biblical
Means "honeycomb" and "honeysuckle" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a descendant of Saul.
KUNTHEA f Khmer
Means "sweet-smelling" or "good deed" in Khmer.
MADHU f & m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu
From Sanskrit मधु (madhu) meaning "sweet, honey". This is another name of Chaitra, the first month of the Hindu year (which occurs in March and April).
MADHUR m & f Indian, Hindi
Means "sweet" in Sanskrit.
MADHURI f Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada
Means "sweetness" in Sanskrit.
MAIRE f Finnish, Estonian
Derived from Finnish mairea meaning "gushing, sugary".
MELIA f Greek Mythology
Means "ash tree" in Greek, a derivative of μέλι (meli) meaning "honey". This was the name of a nymph in Greek myth, the daughter of the Greek god Okeanos.
MÉLINA f French
French form of MELINA.
MÉLINE f French
French form of MELINA.
MELITON m Ancient Greek, Georgian
Derived from Greek μέλι (meli) meaning "honey" (genitive μέλιτος). This was the name of a 2nd-century bishop of Sardis who is regarded as a saint in the Orthodox Church.
MIELA f Esperanto
Means "sweet" in Esperanto, derived from mielo "honey", ultimately from Latin mel.
MIRON (1) m Romanian, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish
Romanian, Russian, Ukrainian and Polish form of MYRON.
MYRON m English, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek μύρον (myron) meaning "sweet oil, perfume". Myron was the name of a 5th-century BC Greek sculptor. Saints bearing this name include a 3rd-century bishop of Crete and a 4th-century martyr from Cyzicus who was killed by a mob. These saints are more widely revered in the Eastern Church, and the name has generally been more common among Eastern Christians. As an English name, it has been used since the 19th century.
NAZIA f Urdu, Bengali
From Persian نازی (nazi) meaning "sweet, coy".
NOUSHA f Persian (Rare)
Means "sweet, pleasant" in Persian.
OLUWAKANYINSOLA m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "God has added sweetness to my wealth" in Yoruba.
PAMELA f English
This name was invented in the late 16th century by the poet Sir Philip Sidney for use in his poem Arcadia. He possibly intended it to mean "all sweetness" from Greek πᾶν (pan) meaning "all" and μέλι (meli) meaning "honey". It was later employed by author Samuel Richardson for the heroine in his novel Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded (1740), after which time it became used as a given name. It did not become popular until the 20th century.
PAMELIA f English
Elaborated form of PAMELA.
PAMELLA f English
Variant of PAMELA.
POLLUX m Roman Mythology
Roman form of Greek Πολυδεύκης (Polydeukes) meaning "very sweet", from Greek πολύς (polys) meaning "much" and δευκής (deukes) meaning "sweet". In mythology he was the twin brother of Castor and a son of Zeus. The constellation Gemini, which represents the two brothers, contains a star by this name.
SADB f Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "sweet, goodly" in Irish. In Irish mythology Sadb was the mother of Oisín.
SHAHD f Arabic
Means "honey" in Arabic.
SHIREEN f Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian شیرین (see SHIRIN).
SHIRIN f Persian
Means "sweet" in Persian. This was the name of a character in Persian and Turkish legend.
SLAĐANA f Serbian, Croatian
Derived from Serbian and Croatian sladak meaning "sweet".
YAARA f Hebrew
Means "honeycomb" and "honeysuckle" in Hebrew.
YA'RAH m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JARAH.