20 Names That Mean Pain

20 Names That Mean Pain

Giving your child a name that means “pain” might sound slightly twisted at first, but the precise meaning you give to a name is up to you. Maybe you simply want to ensure they have the strength to get through pain in their lives, to safeguard them against pain, or to symbolize that you found their birth to be a relief from your pain.

For instance, the name Brirar means “without pain.” It’s a Hindi name for boys of moderate popularity all across India.

Martes is the prince of pain and war in the Philippines, so using this name also has a link to pain. However, bear in mind that Martes also happens to mean Tuesday in Spanish, which could cause some confusion!

A more well-known deity in the West is Achilleus, a hero from the Trojan War who is also the namesake for a tendon along the calf. But did you know that the name Akilles actually means “Pain of the people?” It’s the perfect name for a stoic, heroic individual.

Vishalya is a Sanskrit name for girls with various meanings, including “without pain” and being free or healed from a wound, thorn, or dart caused by an arrow. Specific yet intriguing.

Finally, Breasal is an Irish boy’s name that literally means “pain.” It’s an unusual name from old Irish that isn’t common in the country anymore, but Breasal is an old Irish saint.

Agrippa

Meaning: One who causes great pain at his birth
Origin: Biblical
Gender: Boy

Akilles

Meaning: Akilles is an alternate form of Achilles, “pain of the people”
Origin: Greek
Gender: Boy

Alekya

Meaning: Which cannot be written, a beautiful painting, goo
Origin: Hindi
Gender: Unisex

Avedna

Meaning: Painless
Origin: Hindi
Gender: Girl

Benoni

Meaning: Son of my sorrow or pain
Origin: Biblical
Gender: Boy

Breasal

Meaning: Pain
Origin: Irish
Gender: Boy

Briar

Meaning: Thorny bush of wild roses, brambles
Origin: English
Gender: Girl

Ciksura

Meaning: Inflicter of pain
Origin: Hindi
Gender: Boy

Dard

Meaning: Pain
Origin: Hindi
Gender: Boy

Havilah

Meaning: That suffers pain, that brings forth
Origin: Biblical
Gender: Boy

Hul

Meaning: Pain, infirmity
Origin: Biblical
Gender: Boy

Hunda

Meaning: Giver of pain, one who tortures
Origin: Hindi
Gender: Boy

Jabez

Meaning: Pain. In the Old Testament, Jabez was so named because he was borne by his mother in pain
Origin: Hebrew
Gender: Boy

Onam

Meaning: Pain, force, iniquity
Origin: Biblical
Gender: Boy

Martes

Meaning: Prince of pain and war in the Philippines
Origin: Philippines
Gender: Boy

Rudaram

Meaning: Remover of pain
Origin: Hindi
Gender: Boy

Sar

Meaning: Pain, effective
Origin: Hindi
Gender: Boy

Sarlic

Meaning: Pain
Origin: Anglo-Saxon
Gender: Boy

Vishalya

Meaning: Without pain
Origin: Sanskrit
Gender: Boy

Zeruiah

Meaning: Pain or tribulation of the Lord
Origin: Biblical
Gender: Boy