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Ever considered naming your baby something that goes beyond the surface and just how it sounds? Looking for deeper meaning how about baby names that mean miracle? For many of us, a baby is a miracle. Not just in the way that sometimes just managing to get pregnant thanks to finicky fertility is a miracle for some of us but the entire process. Two people finding one another at just the right time and science and the universe coming together to create human life. If you think about it, it’s one of the most profound and beautiful things that we can experience.
After 40 weeks of pregnancy, there is nothing quite so awe-inspiring as seeing your baby being born into the world. We plan for all those weeks. We know a baby is coming but until the very moment that you see your baby, hold him, feel her in your arms, you can’t even begin to comprehend how truly miraculous it feels. Before giving birth, we’re not sure we truly even believed in miracles but after becoming a parent, there is no doubt left in our minds that miracles do happen.
Some new parents want that moment to last the entire lifetime of their child by bestowing upon their child a name that represents the beautiful and unique miracle that they believe them to be.
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Alazne is a beautiful Spanish/Basque name for a baby girl. Alazne is pronounced with 3 syllables and means ‘miracle.’ The English pronunciation is AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" This multi-cultural name has an exotic charm to it, which we think would appeal to parents who are artistic or world travelers. We love it because it is unique and we’re pretty sure that your little miracle would be the only one in the class. It was also one of the top 20 names in the last century.
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Behati is the African version of Beatrice. Behati means "blessing or she who brings happiness." Who wouldn’t want to name their little girl Behati? This beautiful little girl’s name is pronounced Pronounced “bee-AH-tee.” This rhythmic twist on a favorite name for little girls from around the world was introduced to the public with the emergence of Behati Prinsloo, who walked the runway for every world-renowned fashion designer worth wearing, including Prada and Versace. If you want a beautiful baby girl name with a beautiful namesake and a name that sounds beautiful, Behati should be up for your consideration.
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Genevieve means ‘God’s blessing’ in French. Genevieve is a perfect pick for parents who want a ‘gen’ sounding girl’s name but are tired of the overused Jen names like Jennifer. In fact, if you really love the Jen, you can even spell Genevieve as Jenevieve. Genevieve is both a dainty/feminine name and, simultaneously, a name of substance. Genevieve can be pronounced either GEN-uh-veev or the French way zhahn-vee-EV. We prefer the fancy French pronunciation. We think it sounds so feminine and cute for a little girl. If we’re being honest, sexy for an adult woman. Genevieve was the name of the medieval saint and patroness of Paris who defended the city against Attila.
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Karishma is a beautiful girl’s name in Sanskrit. It’s is highly popular in India. The name Karishma means ‘miracle’ in Hindi. Karishma is pronounced as (kah rish mah). It’s very soft and feminine sounding. Many Americans confuse this name with Charisma, but the meanings of both the names are entirely different and are pronounced differently. The name Charisma is pronounced /kəˈrɪzmə/ like the word and means the powerful personal quality that some people have to attract and impress other people not ‘miracle’. The two names are completely different. Famous Bollywood actress, Karishma Kapoor, is its most popular namesake.
Well, we all know what a miracle is. Miracle means an extraordinary event manifesting divine intervention in human affairs. Naming your baby girl Miracle couldn’t get more straightforward than that. This holy baby name entered the top 500 baby name list in the year 2003. Currently, it ranks #414, which is its highest ever. Miracle Laurie, the American actress, of Joss Whedon’s show Dollhouse is a famous bearer of this name. If you want, you can shorten Miracle to Mira as a cute nickname. The name is used frequently in Arab nations as well. And in India, Mira is a traditional name.
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Mireille is a beautiful French girl’s name, meaning ‘miraculous.’ It’s pronounced as ‘meer-ay’ or Pronunciation for Mireille: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)". The name unique and sounds very lyrical, but can be awkward to pronounce for non-French speaking people. But if you want a name that no one will ever forget, we think this name is perfect. Mireille is unusual as a baby girl name. It is not listed in the top 1000 for baby girl names in the United States. Of all the baby names that mean miracle, we think this one might be the most beautiful.
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Mireya is a pretty and unusual Spanish girl’s name, meaning ‘miracle.’ Mireya has 3 syllables. The baby girl name Mireya is pronounced Miy-REY-aa- and has its origins in the Latin and Provençal languages. It is used largely in Spanish and English.
The nickname Mira is commonly used for Mireya. The height of its usage was in 1997, 0.030% of baby girls were named Mireya. It ranked #447 then. Mireya has substantially dropped in popularity since then, and is of only sporadic use today. In 2016, within the family of girl names directly related to Mireya, Miranda was the most regularly used. Mireya Moscow, Panama’s first female president is the most notable namesake.
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Nessa is most popular as a Scandinavian short form of the name Agnes and in the United States it is sometimes used as a nickname for girls named Vanessa. But the Jewish meaning of Nessa is ‘miracle’. Pronunciation for Nessa: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D) Nessa is rare as a girl name for a baby. It is not ranked within the top 1000. Though the name Nessa has been featured in a number of movies, shows, and literary works. It was the name of comedian Ruth Jones’ character in the popular British show “Gavin & Stacey.”
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Pelia is a popular Hebrew girl’s name meaning ‘miracle of God’. Pelia is pronunciation: Peh-LAYaa. English pronunciation for Pelia: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"
This name has migrated beyond its native country, having now been heard in the European regions. But this name is not popular in the US, according to Social Security Administration, as there are no popularity data for the name. This doesn't mean that the name Pelia is not popular in other countries all over the world. The name has the potential to be used in other English-speaking countries as well.
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Sachi is a Japanese girl name, meaning ‘miracle’, ‘blissful’ or ‘fortunate.’ Pronounced "sah-chee." English pronunciation for Sachi: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; CH as in "cheese (CH.IY.Z)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
Sachi is the shorter version of the name Sachiko. Sachi was given to 25 girls in the United States in recent times. In Indian Mythology, Sachi (Indrani) is the consort of Lord Indra, King of the Gods. While technically the name Sachi is Japanese, this nickname has a definite international and sophisticated feel to it reminiscent of the stylish Sascha.
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Aaron is an English name, meaning ‘miraculous.’ The baby boy name Aaron is pronounced in English as AER-ahN or EHR-ahN. The origin of the name is obscure; it could be Egyptian like the name Moses. In the Bible, Aaron was the older brother of Moses. Aaron was appointed by God to be Moses' spokesman and became the first high priest of the Israelites.
Aaron could also be of the Hebrew 'aharon'. Alternatively, from Hebrew folk origins, it could mean 'mountain of strength', 'high mountain' or 'exalted'.
This name has been on the top 50 for decades and is still a classic choice.
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Barack is Swahili name, meaning ‘blessing.’ The baby boy name Barack is pronounced Baa-RAH-K. Pronunciation for Barack: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)"
Barack is the variation of the Old Testament name Barak, who was a tribal leader. Barack is an unusual baby name for boys. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names.
The most notable person to have the name was the 44th and first African American president of the United States of America, Barack Hussein Obama. Born August 4, 1961, in Honolulu, Hawaii. He inherited this unforgettable name from his father.
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Beneficio is an updated and fresh spin on the boy’s name Benedict and means ‘blessing.’ Benedict is a Latin name, meaning ‘blessed.’ 6th-century Italian Saint Benedict of Nursia was an Italian monk who founded the Benedictine order of monks and nuns. The Benedictines monastical order. Since the name Benedict has become common among Christians and has been used by 16 different popes.
This name is for parents who like the names Benjamin and Ben, but find these forms too common. If you want a hip and unique variation of Benedict, Beneficio is the way to go. Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Beneficio was not present meaning it has less than five occurrences per year.
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Eijaz is an Arabic Muslim baby boy’s name, that means simply ‘miracle.’ The name Eijaz is pronounced: (ee JAHZ) While this name is a classy and strong name and is very popular in Muslim countries it is relatively obscure and rare in other parts of the world. Eijaz is ranked on the 66,467th position of the most used names. That means that the name Eijaz is rarely used in the United States which would make it top boys pick for parents looking for a unique and powerful name to bestow upon their sweet little miracle.
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Inaam is an Arabic unisex name, meaning ‘blessings from God.’ Pronunciation of Inaam is (in AHM). The name is mainly used in compound form like Inaam-ul-Haque. Inaam Kachachi, the renowned Iraqi journalist and the author is its famous namesake. The name Inaam is popular in the following countries and nearby regions: India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Islamic.
Inaam is not popular in the US, according to the Social Security Administration, as there are no popularity data for the name. The cool thing is that you can use Inaam for a boy or a girl so if you’re in love with that name, you can name your baby Inaam.
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Loreto is an Italian unisex baby name, that means ‘blessing.’ Loreto is pronounced LaoR-EHT-ow. Pronunciation for Loreto: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"
The name Loreto has been around since the 16th century. This name is derived from a town called Lauretum. In the 13th century, the Virgin Mary’s house was said to have been flown by an angel from Nazareth to Lauretum. 1 in 289,983 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Loreto peaked in popularity 45 years ago in 1974 on position 1993.
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The name Matthew is generally a boy’s name of Hebrew origins but has recently been used as a unisex name. Matthew means ‘Gift of God’ and is found in English language countries. Its pronunciation is MAE-TH-Yuw (English) Pronunciation for Matthew: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)"
In the Bible, Matthew was one of the four evangelists and the author of the first Gospel named after him. The name was brought into England by the Normans in medieval forms such as Mathiu and Matheu.
Matthew was the third most popular baby boy name in America in the 80s and 90s. Currently, Matthew holds the 15th spot.
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Milagro is the male variation of the Spanish girl’s name Milagros and means ‘miracle.’ Milagro is pronounced as MihLAEGRow. English pronunciation for Milagro: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"
This name Milagro is both beautiful and different. An adorable nickname for a spunky little Milagro could be Milo. Miracolo is the Italian word for ‘miracle’. It has been on the top 100 baby name list for years now.
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The baby boy name Mirakel is also used as a girl’s name and is a variant of the name Miracle. It is pronounced as MIHREYKAHL †. English pronunciation for Mirakel: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"
Mirakel is a very rare name. It is rarely used as a baby name for boys and is not listed in the top 1000 names. If you or anyone in you or your partner’s family is of Danish descent, this name is the perfect nod to your child’s Norwegian heritage, as Mirakel is the Norwegian word for ‘miracle’.
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Thaddeus is the Aramaic version of the boy name Theodore and means ‘blessing of God.’ Thaddeus is pronounced as -THAED-iy-ahS (English). Pronunciation for Thaddeus: TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"
Thaddeus is a biblical name with obscure origins. It was borne in the Bible by one of the twelve apostles, whose given name was Lebbaeus (Aramaic), representing a form of Theodotus (Old Greek). The name was very popular in Eastern Europe, and immigrants introduced the name into America. Thaddeus is an all-time favorite in popularity. Even currently, it is still a popular baby boy name, though not as popular as it once was.
So many amazing, unique baby names that mean miracle. We almost wish we were having another baby just to give one of these names a go. Almost.