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90 Mystical Fairy Names for Babies (Boys and Girls)

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If you’re looking for a whimsical or magical baby name for a boy or girl, you will find tons of inspiration from this ultimate resource. These 90 mystical fairy names for babies are as powerful and enchanting, as they are rare and beautiful.

Whimsical nature names are a big trend right now, and these add an alluring twist by bringing in mythology, fairytales, and other fan favorites like adventure books and tv shows.

Which fairy-inspired name will you choose?

Tip: Want to see all our favorite names across various categories? Browse hundreds of baby names.

Girl dressed as a fairy in a field of lavender.

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What are Other Names for Fairies?

Wondering what counts as a fairy? Let’s get that settled off the bat.

There are several synonyms for the term “fairy” that you might come across as you read or watch your favorite movies and tv shows. Common ones might include Siren, Nymph, Enchanter, Elf, or Genie, while others are a bit more salty—such as Goblin or Imp.

Don’t worry, we’ve sourced our names from only the most courageous, benevolent and lovely name references. No gremlins or imps, here!

We’ve included each name’s meaning and origin so you can see the exact inspiration for the name and pick accordingly! A name’s meaning adds a special layer to the naming process.

And, it’s always super interesting to see where in the world a name originated from.

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What are some Cute Fairy Names?

Here are 10 of the cutest fairy names from our list. We’ve pulled 5 of the all-time most popular fairy-inspired boy names and 5 of the most popular fairy names for girls (each girl name was once listed within the top 50 in the US).

The Most Popular Fairy Boy Names

  1. Preston
  2. Dillon
  3. Blaze
  4. Claude
  5. Murry

Our Top 5 Fairy Names for Girls

  1. Ella
  2. Layla
  3. Isla
  4. Chloe
  5. Willow

Pretty adorable, right? The girls names especially are all trendy names right now (though Ella has been a stronghold for years) but it is neat to learn they have a fairy inspired background!

Keep scrolling for the rest of these enchanting names with meanings!

Fairy baby casts spell with magic book.

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The Best Fairy-Inspired Baby Names

Whether you are looking for a magical boy name, mystical names for a girl, or just want a cool sounding elf name for your elf on the shelf, you’re sure to find what you are looking for in this interesting mix of unique names and more common sounding names that may have a fairy background without realizing it!

The fairy names below are listed alphabetically with the name first, an “M” or “F” for Male/Female, meaning or fairytale background, and place of origin.

Grab a pen, because you are going to want to jot down all your favorites! And be sure to pin this to your baby name board on Pinterest so you can find it later!

A

  • Addison F | Son of Adam; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – English
  • Aine F | Brightness, splendor; queen of fairies in Irish mythology – Irish
  • Aisha F | Living, prosperous; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – Arabic, Swahili
  • Alara F | Water fairy – Turkish
  • Alesha F | Protected by God; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – Sanskrit
  • Anya F | Grace; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – Russian

B

  • Bell F | Ringer of the bell; from Tinker Bell from Peter Pan – English, Scottish
  • Blaze M | Fire; Disney fairy – English
  • Bolt M | From the manor, bar, arrow, thunderbolt, lock, to run away; Disney fairy – English
  • Branna F | Descendant of the sad one, fairy from the series The Southern Vampire Mysteries – Irish

C

  • Caitlin F | Pure; fairy from the series The Southern Vampire Mysteries – Irish
  • Chloe F | Young green shoot; Disney fairy – Greek
  • Ciela F | Sky, heaven; fairy from the video game Legend of Zelda – Spanish, French
  • Claude M | Lame, enclosure; fairy from the series The Southern Vampire Mysteries – French, Latin
  • Claudette F | Lame, enclosure; fairy from the series The Southern Vampire Mysteries – French
  • Claudia F | Lame, enclosure; fairy from the series The Southern Vampire Mysteries – French
  • Claudine F | Lame, enclosure; fairy from the series The Southern Vampire Mysteries – French
  • Colman M | Servant of Nicholas; fairy from the series The Southern Vampire Mysteries – English
  • Cosmo M | Order, beauty; fairy from the show The Fairy Godparents – Italian, Greek

D

  • Dillon M | Loyal; fairy from the series The Southern Vampire Mysteries – Irish

E

  • Edie F | Prosperous in war; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – English
  • Elisa F | Pledged to God; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – Spanish, Italian
  • Ella F | All, completely, fairy maiden – German, English
  • Enda F | Like a bird; fairy from the series The Southern Vampire Mysteries – Irish
  • Evie F | Life; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – Hebrew

F

  • Fauna F | Roman goddess of nature and animals; fairy from Sleeping Beauty – Italian
  • Fawn F | A young deer; Disney fairy – English
  • Faye F | Fairy – English
  • Fern F | Nature name; Disney fairy – English
  • Fiona F | White, fair; Disney fairy – Scottish
  • Flint M | Born near outcrop of flint; Disney fairy – English
  • Flora F | Flower; fairy from Sleeping Beauty – Latin
  • Freya F | A noble woman; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – Norse

G

  • Gemma F| Precious stone; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – Italian
  • Georgie F| Farmer; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – English
  • Giselle F | Pledge, hostage; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – German

H

  • Holly F | Nature name; fairy from the show Ben and Holly’s Magical Kingdom – English

I

  • India F | Place name; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – English
  • Iolanthe F | Violet flower; fairy from the comedy opera Iolanthe – Greek
  • Isla F | Island; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – Scottish, Spanish
  • Ivy F | Botanical name; Disney fairy – English
  • Izzy F | God is my oath; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – English

J

  • Jade F | Stone of the side; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – Spanish

K

  • Keira F | Little dark one; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – Irish
Baby in pink tutu and fairy wings.

L

  • Layla F | Night; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – Arabic
  • Leona F | Lioness; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – Latin
  • Lilac F | Bluish or lilac color; Disney fairy – English, Persian
  • Lochlan M | From the fjord-land; fairy from the series The Southern Vampire Mysteries – Scottish
  • Lulu F | Pearl; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – Arabic
  • Lyria F | Lyre; Disney fairy – Greek

M

  • Merryweather F | A gay or blithe fellow, fair weather; fairy from Sleeping Beauty – English
  • Morgan F | Sea-born, sea-song, sea-circle; fairy from Arthurian legend – Welsh
  • Murry M | Settlement by the sea; fairy from the series The Southern Vampire Mysteries – Scottish
  • Myla F | Soldier, merciful; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – Slavic, Russian

N

  • Navi F | To name; fairy from the video game Legend of Zelda – Hebrew
  • Neave F | Bright, radiant; fairy from the series The Southern Vampire Mysteries – English, Irish, Gaelic
  • Nia F | Resolve, brilliance; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – Swahili, Welsh, Irish
  • Niall M | Cloud; fairy from the series The Southern Vampire Mysteries – Irish
  • Nyx F | Greek mythological name; Disney fairy – Greek

O

  • Oberon M | Noble, bearlike; fairy from the play A Midsummer Night’s Dream – English
  • Olympia F | From Mount Olympus; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – Greek
  • Ozma F | Literary invention; fairy from the Oz books – English

P

  • Parisa/Pari F | Like a fairy – Iranian, Persian
  • Peri F | Mountain dweller, fruit, fairy – Greek, Hebrew, Persian
  • Pia F | From Mount Olympus; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – Latin
  • Pippa F | Lover of horses; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – English
  • Pixie F | Fairy – Swedish, Cornish
  • Poppy F | Red flower; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – English, Latin
  • Preston M | Priest’s estate; fairy from the series The Southern Vampire Mysteries – English

Q,R

  • Rihanna F | Sweet basil; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – Arabic
  • Rogan M | Redhead, fairy from the series The Southern Vampire Mysteries – Irish
  • Rosetta F | Splendid; Disney fairy – Persian
  • Ruby F | Deep red precious stone; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – Latin

S

  • Saffron F | Spice name; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – English
  • Saria F | Princess; fairy from the video game Legend of Zelda – Hebrew
  • Serena F | Tranquil, serene; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – Latin
  • Sienna F | Italian place name, orange-red color clay; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – Italian
  • Sky F | Nature name; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – English
  • Storm F | Word name; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – English

T

  • Tallulah F | Lady of abundance, leaping water; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – Irish, Native American
  • Tiana F | Fairy queen – Slavic
  • Tilly F | Battle-mighty; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – German
  • Titania F | Giant, great one; fairy from the play A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Greek

U,V

  • Viola F | Violet; Disney fairy – Latin

W

  • Wanda F | Shepherdess, wanderer; fairy from the show The Fairy Godparents – Slavic, German
  • Willow F | Willow tree; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – English

X,Y,Z

  • Zara F | Blooming flowers, God remembers; fairy from the Rainbow Magic book series – Hebrew, Arabic
  • Zarina F | Golden vessel; Disney fairy – Persian
  • Zephyr M | West wind; Disney fairy – Greek

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