Because everything will get better: 10 beautiful baby names that all symbolise 'hope' 1 month ago

Because everything will get better: 10 beautiful baby names that all symbolise 'hope'

It is the strangest of times.

But here is what is important to keep in mind: This too shall pass. Just hang on in there.

If you are due your baby soon, here is the good news: You will be able to tell them one epic and dramatic tale about the world and circumstances they were born into. But also – you might want to pick a name that symbolises hope and optimism – because what are babies if not hopes for the future?

To help you out, we have rounded up 10 gorgeous baby names that signify better things to come, names which historically and culturally relate to newness, rebirth, light, sun, butterflies, daisies and spring.

1. Cyrus

The name Cyrus is a boy's name of Persian origin meaning "sun".

2. Nova

Literally meaning 'new' – as in; a new day, a new beginning, a new era.

3. Bodhi

Bodhi is a Sanskrit word that translates to “enlightenment” or “awakening.”

4. Eiddwen

This Welsh name, pronounced as 'Aith-wen', means 'hope and desire.

5. Cruz

The name Cruz is a unisex name of Spanish origin meaning "cross". It is also a name that works well for babies born around Easter time.

6. Saki

The name Saki is of Japanese origin, and means 'blossom' and 'hope.'

7. Aurora

The goddess of sunrise whose tears turned into the morning dew.

8. Cyra

Beautiful girl's name of Persian origin meaning "sun" or "throne," or "lord."

9. Meyer

The name Meyer is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "bringer of light".

10. Dawn

Lovely girl's name that literally means the new beginnings, a new day.