Epic Ethereal Names List (1000+ Ideas for Every Need in 2023)
Are you looking for ethereal names and ideas? Ethereal means beyond the world. It may or may not have an angelic meaning, or might be closely related to the good or darker side of the world. These names are characterized by lightness and insubstantiality. It is impalpable or intangible as air.
Other adjectives of ethereal are aerial, aeriform, aery, airy, celestial, gossamer, or supernal.
Ethereal girl names (and their meaning)
Iris: goddess of the rainbow in Greek mythology.
Arwen: noble maiden
Arianrhod: huge wheel
Astraea: starry night
Aisling: dream, vision
Andromeda: ruler of men
Calliope: beautiful-voiced; the most prominent of the Greek Muses
Callista: most beautiful
Cassandra: helper of men
Aziza: beloved precious, mighty
Cassiopeia: she who chooses to excel
Celeste: heavenly, celestial
Celica: heavenly, celestial
Chessa: at peace
Cressida: gold; mythological and Shakesperean heroine
Cardea: protectress of hinges, axis
Dahlia: Dahl’s flower
Danae: she who judges; in Greek mythology, the mother of Perseus and founder of Ardea
Devas: divine, shining one
Diana: divine, heavenly; Roman goddess of the moon, hunting, forests, and childbirth
Elowen: elm tree
Eris: strife; Greek goddess of discord and chaos
Fauna: young deer; Roman goddess of nature and animals
Galadriel: maiden crowned with a garland of bright radiance; Elven queen in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings series
Gwendolyn: blessed ring
Gwyneira: blessed snow
Galatea: she who is milk-white
Guinevere: white ghost; phantom
Iris: rainbow; Greek goddess of the rainbow
Isla: name of a Scottish island also known as “the Queen of Hebrides”
Ilithyia: the ready-comer
Imogen: maiden; innocent
Isolde: ice ruler; Irish princess from medieval Arthurian legend
Kailani: sea and sky
Lyra: lyre, harp
Meliora: better; honey
Melisande: strong in work; fierce character on Game of Thrones
Morgana: circling sea, bright sea dweller; great brightness
Lúthien: daughter of flowers
Morwenna: waves of the sea
Nimue: the Lady of the Lake from Arthurian legend
Nova: new; a star with sudden and increasing brightness
Orenda: Iroquois name for the spiritual energy inherent in all natural objects
Rhiannon: great queen or goddess
Ophelia: help; tragic heroine in Shakespeare’s Hamlet
Rhonwen: fair lance; white-haired
Rowena: white spear or famous friend; the founder of Ravenclaw house in Harry Potter
Semira: the highest heaven
Seraphina: fiery or burning
Seraphine: fiery or burning
Serena: tranquil, serene
Talitha: young girl
Triss: blessed, happy
Titania: land of giants
Ursa: little she-bear
Vesper: evening time
Vespera: evening star
Yara: water lady; small butterfly
Ygraine: maiden; the wife of Uther Pendragon in Arthurian legend
Yvaine: evening star
Ethereal boy names (and their meaning)
Ailin: little rock
Amadi: free man
Apollo: destroyer; Greek god of the sun
Arden: great forest; high
Bevan: son of Evan
Caspian: from the Caspian Sea; a character in the C.S. Lewis series Chronicles of Narnia
Cassiel: speed of God
Chi: spiritual being
Everett: brave boar
Felix: lucky or successful
Gideon: feller, hewer
Jether: surplus, excellence
Leander: lion man
Lysander: a release
Malachi: my angel, my messenger
Mandeep: spirit light
Manoja: born of the mind
Manpreet: spirit joy
Mishal: bright flame
Oberon: elf ruler
Oren: pine tree; fair, pale
Orion: rising in the sky, dawning; hunter and son of Poseidon in Greek mythology
Oswin: a friend of the gods
Percival: pierce the valley
Raphael: God heals
Ridge: the narrow elevation of a mountain
River: a natural flowing path of water
Xerxes: ruler of the heroes
Yaksha: representative of God
Zenith: the very top
Zephyr: a west wind
Ethereal baby names (and their meaning)
Iselda, Isolde, Yselda (f) - Irish princess
Isidora, Isidore (f) - Gift of Isis
Jasper (m) - Red gemstone
Josephina, Josephine (f) - He will add.
Julian (m) - The Roman god Jupiter.
Juniper (f) - This nature-themed name refers to the juniper tree.
Laurence, Lawrence (m) - Laurence means laurel.
Leander (m) - Leander means lion man.
Leonidas (m) - Lion
Lysander (m) - To release
Malachi (m) - Angel or messenger
Marceline (f) - Female version of the Roman god of war.
Maribelle, Mariabella, Mirabella (f) - Combination of Maria, Isabella
Marius (m) - Mars
Micaiah (e) - Prophet Micah.
Michael, Michaelangelo (m) - Who is like God
Morgan (e), Morgana (f) - Sea circle (Old Welsh)
Oberon (m) - Elf ruler
Oliver, Olivier (m) - Elf Warrior
Olympia, Olympe (f) - Tallest mountains (Greek)
Ophelia (f) - Advantage
Orion (m) - Light of the heavens
Orpha (f) - A unique biblical name
Oswin (m) - In Old English, Oswin means friend of the gods. It was a common name from the ninth through the fourteenth century but is practically unheard of now!
Percival (m) - Percival, the legendary knight of the Round Table sought the Holy Grail. His name might mean pierce the valley in French or hard spear in Welsh.
Philip (m) - The name Philip means friend of horses. Did you know that Alexander the Great’s father was named Philip?
Phoebe (f) - Bright (Greek)
Raphael (m) - Archangel Rafael’s name means God heals. It is common in Europe, but not in England.
Regina, Reginella (f) - Queen called by different names like Reggie, Reg, Rain, Gina, Ginny, Gigi, and Jean.
Rhydian (m) - Red colour
Rosella, Rosalia (f) - Rose
Rowan (e) - Descendant of Ruidhain.
Saphira, Sapphire (f) - Sapphire gemstone.
Sebastian (m) - Christian saint
Seraphina, Seraphine (f) - Order of angels with six wings
Seren (e), Serena (f), Serenella (f) - These names mean tranquil, calm, or serene. And Edmund Spencer used the name Serena in his poem The Faerie Queene.
Sophronia, Sophonisba, Sofronisba (f) - Self-controlled or sensible.
Titania (f) - Faerie Queen (Means of the Titans)
Theodosia (f) - Giving to God
Tristan (m) - Sad (Arthurian)
Uriel (m) - Archangel Uriel warns Noah of the flood in the Bible. His name means God is my light.
Victoria, Victoriana, Victorine (f), Vittoria (f) - Victory or conqueror (Latin).
Viviana, Viviette (f) - Alive (Latin)
Zeffirina (f), Zeffrino (m) - These nature-themed names mean west wind.
Zilpha (f) - It means delicate
Angelic/Fairy ethereal names (and their meaning)
All these words have an angelic meaning. These words are not given in any dictionary.
Aesthetic ethereal names
Beautiful ethereal name
Aoife (EE-fa) (f)
Aster, Astra (f)
Clara, Clarabella (f)
Earthy ethereal names (and their meaning)
Gaia: The Greek goddess of the Earth is the most popular of the mythological earth god names. Terra: Gaia's equivalent in Roman mythology, Terra is a powerful gender-neutral name.
Ainsley: (Scottish) Hermitage wood or clearing
Alder: (German) Alder tree
Aster: (Greek) Meaning "star"
Elm: Elm tree
Adair: (Gaelic) Meaning "from the oak tree ford"
Ash: Ash tree; also associated with fire
Birk: (Scottish) Meaning "birch tree"
Drake: (Middle English) Meaning "dragon"
Bryn: (Welsh) Meaning "hill"
Conall: (Irish/Scottish) Meaning "wolf"
Oriel: (Latin) From "oriole (bird)"
Hyacinth: Bulbous, fragrant flowers
Briar: For the sweetbriar flower
Heath: (Old English) Meaning "a moor"
Jasper: (English) A semiprecious stone
Jonquil: Small fragrant yellow flowers of the narcissus family
Oliver: Inspired by the olive tree or olive plant
Bryce: As in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah
Colm: (Gaelic) Meaning "dove"
Pierce: (Welsh) Meaning "rock"
Reed: A tall plant that grows in marshy waters
Rowan: (English) Type of tree
Lake: Small body of water (can be a girl or boy name)
Juniper: An evergreen plant
Sky: Can also be a lovely girl's name too
Indigo: Dark blue tropical plant
Wren: A small songbird
Lark: A small songbird
Spruce: Spruce tree; also means "neat" or "dapper"
Vernon: Alder tree (also means springlike or full of life)
Yael: (Hebrew) Meaning "ibex," which is a type of mountain goat.
Amaranth: (Greek) A family of colorful plants and flowers
Auburn: Color of reddish-brown
Autumn: A lovely season with cool weather
Amber: Fossilized tree resin with a golden color
Amethyst: (Greek) Meaning "against intoxication." It refers to the violet stone that the Greeks believed protected its owner from inebriation.
Ava: (Latin) For "bird"
Azure: The blue color of clear sky
Bianca: (Italian) Meaning "white"
Beech: A large shade tree
Cerise: cherry (French)
Brook(e): Tiny stream
Clementine: A small citrus fruit similar to the tangerine
Calla: Elegant flowers. In Greek, the name means "most beautiful"
Camellia: Gorgeous red, pink, or white flowers
Celeste: celestial (Latin)
Citron: lemon (French)
Ebony: black (Egypsian)
Ember: Smoldering remains of a fire
Daphne: (Greek) Meaning "a laurel or bay tree"
Eira: (Welsh) Meaning "snow"
Emerald: A prized green gemstone
Estelle: (Latin) Meaning "star"
Heather: An evergreen shrub with pink or white flowers that thrives on peaty barren lands
Hollis: (Old English) Meaning "holly tree"
Ilana: (Hebrew) Meaning "tree"
Isla: (Scottish) Meaning "island"
Jade: A milky green gemstone
June: Associated with summertime; also known as the bridal month
Luna: (Latin) Meaning "moon"
Neva: snow (Spanish)
Marina: (Latin) Meaning "of the sea"
Meadow: Field of grass
Olive: Olive tree
Raine: Inspired by rain
Plum: A sweet fruit
Ruby: A red gemstone that is the birthstone of July.
Sapphire: A precious blue or yellow gemstone
Savannah: open plain (Native American)
Sierra: Mountain (Spanish)
Stella/Stellan: Star (Latin)
Talia: Morning dew (Hebrew)
Viola: inspired by the violet flower
Varsha: a shower of rain (Hindu)
Vana: Sea urchin (Polynesian)
Yaelle: ibex - a type of mountain goat (Hebrew)
Acacia: Beautiful flower
Clover Dahlia: Swedish for "flower" or "valley"
Florent: Rose, Lotus
Trevor: Persian flower
Moss: Oleander, Quill
Ethereal cat names (and their meaning)
Inspired by pop culture, mythology, and Harry Potter vibes:
Morgan Le Fay
Ethereal dog names
Atlas (World Map)
Cupid (Love mates)
Echo (Loud roar in vacuum)
Gemini (Zodiac sign)
Jupiter (Largest planet)
Mercury (Nearest to sun)
Midas (Golden touch)
Phoenix (Rising from the ashes)
Zeus (Greek God)
Dark ethereal names
Adrienne – the dark one (or the one from Hadria).
Gray / Grey – not a color, but a shade.
Keir – dark-haired, dark-skinned.
Lamya – dark complexion, in Arabic.
Layla – dark or night in Arabic.
Dusk – sunset.
Lisha – darkness before midnight, or short for Alicia or Felicia.
Midnight – you know this one.
Noir – French for black.
Onyx – a shiny black gem.
Gossamer – a film of cobwebs.
Hecate – a Greek goddess associated with witchcraft and the underworld.
Inclementia – from the Latin meaning cruelty.
Kalma – the Finnish god of death and decay.
Kali – Hindu goddess of doomsday and death.
Ozul – from the Hebrew, meaning shadow.
Shadow – where the sun doesn’t reach.
Umbra / Ombra – from the Latin, meaning shade or darkness.
Gehenna – a place in the Bible where the wicked go to suffer. Creepy indeed.
Lilith – a demon in Jewish mythology and an edgy girl’s name.
Naenia – the Roman goddess of funerals.
Perdita – from the Latin meaning lost.
Pestilentia – infectious disease.
Poison – a name that needs no introduction.
Solanine – a type of poison found in nightshade.
Tristezza – an Italian word meaning sadness. A perfectly gothic baby girl name.
Draven – of the raven.
Hades – the king of the underworld.
Hannibal – the ancient general who led his army of elephants across the Alps, and the creepy killer from the horror movies. A truly badass boy name.
Hemlock – a type of poison that famously killed Socrates.
Astaroth – the Grand Duke of hell.
Azrael – the Islamic angel of death.
Belial – a Hebrew name for the devil.
Chaos – total disorder, or the Greek idea of total emptiness.
Lucifer – another name for the devil.
Moloch – an ancient pagan god, and a unique gothic baby boy name.
Morte – French meaning death.
Necro – relating to death.
Amaris – from the Hebrew promised by God, or the Latin bitter.
Amethyst – a type of violet gemstone.
Anastasia – from the Greek resurrection.
Aurora – the Roman goddess of dawn.
Autumn – the season when summer turns to winter. A name that’s both beautiful and dark.
Belinda – both beautiful and bright serpent.
Badriyah – from the Arabic, meaning full moon.
Bellatrix – meaning female warrior, it’s a gothic baby girl name popularized by J.K. Rowling.
Bernia – the angel in armor.
Branwen – from the Welsh, meaning blessed raven.
Calliope – the Greek muse of poetry.
Chandra – the Hindi word for moon.
Calista – most beautiful, from ancient Greek.
Circe – an ancient Greek sorceress.
Crimson – a deep red purple, the color of blood.
Danika – a Slavic name meaning morning star.
Draconia – a female Gothic name from the male Draco.
Drusilla – fruitful.
Diamanda – from the word for diamond.
Dionisia – follower of Dionysus, the Greek god of intoxication.
Elvira – foreign.
Edana – a Gaelic name meaning fire.
Ethelinda – noble serpent.
Eris – the Greek goddess of strife and discord.
Feronia – the Roman goddess of wildlife and abundance.
Guinevere – the queen from Arthurian legend, meaning fair one.
Garnet – a deep red precious stone.
Gwendoline – white ring.
Hestia – the Greek goddess of the home.
Hesperia – evening star.
Ianira – a Greek sea nymph and enchantress.
Jinx – an evil spell.
Juliet – from Shakespeare’s famous tragedy.
Jocasta – a character from Greek myth.
Luna – the Roman goddess of the moon.
Magena – a Native American word for the Moon.
Magenta – an intense pink color.
Minerva – the Roman goddess of wisdom and war.
Morrigan – from the Irish meaning great queen.
Jezebel – the wicked queen of Israel.
Kairos – from the Greek, meaning a moment.
Kalonice – victory of beauty.
Lethia – forgetful.
Morticia – from the word mortician, a character from The Addams Family.
Morwenna – maiden.
Narcissa – daffodil or someone in love with their own beauty.
Nesta – from the Welsh, meaning pure.
Nyx – night.
Orenda – the Iroquois name for a spiritual energy in people and the environment.
Ophelia – Shakespeare’s tragic character in Hamlet.
Philomena – field of strength.
Renata – reborn in Latin.
Rose – from the beautiful, but prickly, plant.
Ursula – little she-bear.
Velika – from the Slavic, meaning great or wondrous.
Vesper / Vespera – evening prayers.
Valentina – healthy, strong.
Willow – the tree.
Wren – a type of bird.
Wednesday – a day of the week, and the character from The Addams Family.
Rue – to regret.
Sabrina – a river goddess.
Semyazza – a fallen Christian angel.
Scarlett – from the color scarlet.
Timandra – the mythical sister of Helen.
Thora – the female equivalent of the Norwegian god Thor.
Titania – Shakespeare’s fairy queen.
Xenobia – A Syrian queen who conquered Egypt.
Caedmon – an Anglo-Saxon poet.
Damian / Damien – to tame or subdue. But also the devilish character from The Omen. A favorite gothic boy name.
Dorian – the character from Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Grey.
Dante – the medieval poet.
Edgar – from perhaps the most famous Gothic writer, Edgar Allan Poe.
Eoghan – born of yew.
Xylia – woodland dweller
Astrophel – star lover.
Brendan – prince or king in Irish.
Brander – sword or fiery torch.
Cadell – Welsh, meaning battle.
Cadogan – battle glory.
Cain / Kane – the son of Adam and Eve.
Corbin – little crow.
Elwin – elf or magical being, from the Old English.
Eldritch – sinister, ghostly.
Frey – the Norse god of fertility and prosperity.
Gawain – a medieval English knight.
Grimbald – a medieval monk.
Jael – mountain goat.
Jairus – God enlightens.
Jarlath – the dark lord.
Jasper – a reddish precious stone.
Kazimir – from the Slavic, meaning destroyer of peace.
Hunter – a great gothic baby name for boys.
Ingram – raven of peace.
Israfel – in Islam, the angel of music.
Lazarus – God has helped. The character in the Bible who famously returns from the dead.
Lucien – light.
Lucius – an alternative to Lucien, but infused with Harry Potter vibes.
Lycidas – wolf-son.
Malachi – my messenger.
Payne – countryman, but with a dark gothic sound that might be perfect.
Ransley – raven meadow.
Martel – from French, meaning hammer.
Nodin – wind.
Orpheus – the legendary musician from ancient Greek myth.
Osiris – the Egyptian god of the dead.
Orion – dawning, the name of a constellation.
Natrix – water snake.
Niall – champion.
Payne – countryman, but with a dark gothic sound that might be perfect.
Oberon – A fairy king, from Shakespeare’s play A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Perseus – avenger, destroyer – and the Greek hero.
Phelan – like a wolf.
Serpent – an alternative word for a snake.
Tartarus – the darkest part of the underworld.
Riordan – an Irish royal poet.
Salem – the town famous for its witch trials.
Tristan – sad, sorrowful.
Ulfred – wolf of peace.
Wolf – the wild animal.
Waldron – forest dwelling.
Samael – the Jewish angel of death.
Goddess ethereal names (and their meaning)
Alethea (Greek) - goddess of truth.
Aine (Irish) - an early Celtic goddess of summer
Alectrona (Greek) - goddess of the sun.
Andarta (Celtic) - warrior goddess of victory.
Asteria (Greek) - goddess of the stars.
Astraea (Greek) - goddess of justice.
Anaisa (Puerto Rican, Haitian, Dominican) - goddess of love, money, and happiness.
Anjea (Australian) - fertility goddess.
Aurora (Roman) - goddess of sunrise whose tears turned into the morning dew.
Antheia (Greek) - goddess of gardens, flowers, swamps, and marshes.
Atalanta (Greek) - warrior Goddess, could run faster than the fastest man.
Aura (Greek) - Titan of the breeze .
Amalthea, (Greek)- a nymph who nursed the infant Zeus.
Aphea (Greek) - goddess of the island of Aegina.
Brigid (Irish) - goddess of fire.
Bia (Greek) - the goddess of force and raw energy.
Calliope (Greek) - muse of epic poetry.
Calypso (Greek) - sea nymph who detained Odysseus on the island of Ogygia.
Concordia (Latin) - goddess of peace.
Chandra (Hindi) - goddess of the moon.
Clemencia (Roman) - goddess of forgiveness and mercy.
Clio (Greek) - muse of history.
Coventina (Celtic) - goddess of the sacred waters.
Cora (Greek) - epithet of Persephone, goddess of fertility and the underworld.
Cybele (Greek) - goddess of caverns, mountains, nature and wild animals.
Cynthia (Greek) - epithet for Artemis or Diana.
Devi (Hindu) - means “goddess” in Sanskrit.
Doris (Greek) - sea nymph whose name represented the bounty of the sea.
Dalia (Lithuanian) - goddess of fate.
Demetria (Greek) - ancient earth goddess.
Diana (Roman) - goddess of the hunt and wild animals.
Eachna (Irish) - goddess renowned for her beauty, brains and stylishness.
Eileithya (Greek) - goddess of childbirth.
Electra (Greek) - one of the seven Pleiades.
Euterpe (Greek) - muse of music and lyric poetry.
Fauna (Roman) - goddess of the earth.
Flora (Roman) - goddess of flowers.
Freya (Nordic) - goddess of love, beauty, fertility, war, wealth, divination and magic.
Gaia (Greek) - goddess of the Earth and prophecy. She is the primordial mother and a personification of Mother Earth. She gave birth to the Titans.
Harmona (Greek) - goddess of harmony and concord.
Hera (Greek) - Queen of the Olympians and Goddess of marriage and birth.
Hemera (Greek) - goddess of the daytime and daylight.
Hestia (Greek) - goddess of the hearth and home.
Holle (Germanic) - goddess of the sky and weather.
Idony (Nordic) - goddess of spring and eternal youth.
Inanna (Sumerian) - goddess of love, war, and fertility.
Iris (Greek) - goddess of the rainbow and messenger to the gods.
Irene (Greek) - goddess of peace.
Jaya (Buddhist) - means "victory," name of a Buddhist goddess.
Isis (Egyptian) - goddess of life and magic.
Kali (Hindu) - goddess of death and rebirth.
Kianda (Angola) - goddess of the sea and of fisherman, a mermaid.
Lakshmi (Hindu) - goddess of abundance, beauty, and prosperity.
Levana (Roman) - goddess of the moon.
Lissa (African) - supreme mother goddess.
Luna (Roman) - goddess of the moon.
Maia (Greek) - goddess of fields.
Marina (Slavic) - goddess of the moon.
Minerva (Roman) - goddess of wisdom, medicine and crafts.
Nixie (Roman) - tribe of childbirth goddesses.
Ostara (Germanic) - goddess of the Spring.
Parvati (Hindu) - goddess of love and devotion.
Phoebe (Greek) - Phoebe is linked to the oracle of Delphi.
Polyhymnia (Greei) - muse of sacred poetry, sacred hymn, dance, and eloquence as well as agriculture, geometry and pantomime.
Pomona (Roman) - goddess of fruiting trees and gardens.
Rhea (Greek) - the ancient Titan Earth Goddess, responsible for the fertility of the soil and women.
Rhiannon (Celtic) - goddess of fertility, linked with the moon, night and death.
Saranya (Hindu) - goddess of dawn and the clouds.
Selene (Greek) - Titan personification of the moon.
Thalia (Greek) - goddess of comedy and pastoral poetry.
Theia (Greek) - goddess of sight.
Venus (Roman) - goddess and love and beauty.
Vesta (Roman) - guardian of the sacred flame.
Zaria (Slavic) - goddess of battle.
Ziva (Slavic) - fertility goddess.
Gender neutral ethereal names (and their meaning)
Gabriel – from the Christian archangel.
Ransley – raven meadow.
Zane – God is gracious.
Valentine – healthy, strong – but a name associated with love and romance, for obvious reasons.
Valerian – healthy and strong.
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