50 meaningful names for your rainbow baby

Because your rainbow after the storm deserves a name just as special as they are.

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It's hard to find inspiration and hope after a miscarriage—believe me, I know. And becoming pregnant again, no matter how little or how long you wait, can be a scary and nerve-wracking experience. It's only natural to want to honor your rainbow baby with a special name, because they're such a special gift after everything your family has been through.

If you're looking for a rainbow baby name with a name that holds meaning that rings true to everything you're feeling right now—hope, happiness, strength, gratitude, wonder—then this is the baby name list for you.


These names are comforting reminders that no matter the storm, a rainbow is waiting behind the clouds.

Baby girl rainbow baby names

  • Adora - adored
  • Ailsa - victory
  • Allegra – joyful
  • Amitola – Native American for 'rainbow'
  • Amy – beloved
  • Angela – angelic
  • Aveline — desired
  • Beatrice – bringer of joy
  • Cerys – love
  • Celia – heavenly
  • Esme — beloved
  • Felicity – happiness
  • Florence – flourishing
  • Grace – grace from God
  • Helena – bright light
  • Iris – a Greek rainbow goddess
  • Imani — faith
  • Joy – feeling joyous
  • Lucinda – light
  • Nadia – hopeful
  • Nina – priceless
  • Phoebe – bright and shining
  • Raphaela – a gift from God
  • Rose – french for pink
  • Vera - faith
  • Victoria – to be victorious
  • Vita – life
  • Violet – a purple color

Baby boy rainbow baby names

  • Anthony – priceless
  • Benedict – blessing
  • Bennett — blessed
  • Beau – pronounced 'bow' like rain-bow
  • Cadeau – gift
  • Enfys – rainbow
  • Felix – fortune
  • Hari – bright color
  • Indigo – a deep blue color
  • Luca – bringer of light
  • Milo — soldier
  • Nathaniel- a gift of God
  • Phoenix – rising bird
  • Raine – like 'rain'-bow
  • Samuel — told by God
  • Tate – color
  • Theodore – gift

Gender-neutral rainbow baby names

  • Atlas — enduring
  • Joie — joy
  • Jesse — gift
  • Mirai — miracle
  • Shay — gift

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