Sunny names!

I’m looking for girls names that have a “sunny” meaning! Something to do with the sun, sunshine, sunflowers…? Any ideas?

Here are some names with a meaning of sun:

Abellona : from [name]Apollo[/name], god of the sun
[name]Arpina[/name]: Rising sun
[name]Clytie[/name]: god of the sun
[name]Cymbeline[/name]: sun lord
[name]Easter[/name]: Where the sun rises
[name]Elaine[/name]/[name]Eleanor[/name]/ [name]Elena[/name] :[name]Sun[/name] ray, shining light
[name]Eliana[/name] : daughter of the sun
[name]Elidi[/name]: Gift of the sun
[name]Ellen[/name]: [name]Sun[/name] ray, shining light
Etain: The traditional name ”ta”n is sometimes associated with the name of the ancient Celtic sun goddess
[name]Helen[/name]/ [name]Helena[/name]: [name]Sun[/name] ray, shining light
[name]Idalia[/name] : Behold the sun
[name]Kalinda[/name]: The sun
[name]Marisol[/name]: sun and sea
[name]Savita[/name]: [name]Sun[/name]
Sharik: God’s child; one on whom the sun shines
[name]Siria[/name]: [name]Sun[/name]-bright, glowing
[name]Solange[/name]: angel of the sun
[name]Soleil[/name] : [name]Sun[/name]
[name]Surya[/name]: [name]Goddess[/name] of [name]Sun[/name]
[name]Thea[/name]:mother of the sun, moon, and dawn

Some names that sound sunny:

Sunna: Iclandic name meaning sunny
[name]Sunny[/name]: [name]Sunny[/name]
[name]Summer[/name]: [name]Summer[/name]

Other names with meanings like bright, light, and golden:


[name]Hope[/name] that helps! :slight_smile: Good [name]Luck[/name]!


– [name]Summer[/name]
– [name]Soleil[/name] (so-[name]LAY[/name]) means “sun” in French.
– [name]Suvi[/name] means “summer” in French.
– Sunniva means “sun gift”
– [name]Aurelia[/name], and [name]Aurelie[/name] mean “golden”
– [name]Xanthe[/name] means “yellow” or “fair hair”
– [name]Flavia[/name] means “golden” or “yellow haired”
– [name]Xia[/name] means “summer” in Chinese

– [name]Susanna[/name]/[name]Susannah[/name] can be nicknamed [name]Sunny[/name].

Sorry if these were mentioned already!

[name]Alba[/name] - dawn, sunrise
[name]Dawn[/name] - sunrise
[name]Helia[/name] - sun
[name]Kalinda[/name] - the sun
Kirana - beautiful sunbeam
[name]Lumina[/name] - sunshine
[name]Marisol[/name] - sea and sun
Solaris - sun
[name]Soleil[/name] - sun

I know it is a bit of an obvious choice but [name]Summer[/name] is my absolutely favourite sunny name :slight_smile: I had a little girl named [name]Summer[/name] in one of my first classes as a teacher and never a more sunny, lovelier girl have I met :slight_smile: It always makes me smile when I hear the name [name]Summer[/name] :slight_smile:


this may sound funny, but how about sunny as the name?

Scanned through the other posts didnt see this one mentioned

[name]Aurora[/name]: “dawn”

[name]Susannah[/name] nn [name]Sunny[/name]
Sunniva - sun gift
Tesni - “warmth from the sun”
[name]Marisol[/name] - combination of [name]Maria[/name] and sol (sun)

Some Welsh suggestions :slight_smile:

Heulwen (pronounced HAIL-wen) - means sunshine
Gwawr - (roll the last r) means dawn
Haf (long a sound, similar to [name]Harve[/name]) - means summer

Of the other suggestions I like:

[name]Suvi[/name] (never heard this, super cute!)

Great names to choose from :slight_smile: