44 Names That Mean Savior

44 Names That Mean Savior

The word savior creates images of strength, courage, and protectiveness. These are all traits you would be proud to see in your child. Choosing a name that means “savior” can help you set the tone for your child’s life as a strong, but caring person.

Joshua is a Hebrew origin name that has been popular around the world for centuries. Specifically, it means “God is my savior.”  Hoshea is another variation of the name Joshua that is less common in modern usage, making it a more unique choice.

There are several Indian boys’ names that mean savior, or some variation of it. Dinathata is a name meaning “savior (or protector) of the poor,” a wonderfully altruistic quality. Taarank is a strong-sounding name that means “savior of all.”

There are some feminine names that also mean savior. Ramona is a Spanish-origin name that means “wise savior or protector.” Alejandra is also a feminine Spanish name. It’s the feminine form of Alexander and both versions of the name mean “savior of mankind.”

When people think of the name Medusa, they often think of the horror of a snake-haired woman that can turn people to stone with her gaze. However, the name actually means “savior” or “guardian.”

Adalbjorg

Meaning: Saviour or protector
Origin: Norse
Gender: Girl

Alejandra/Alexander

Meaning: Man’s defender
Origin: Greek
Gender: Girl/Boy

Aminta

Meaning: Saviour
Origin: Greek
Gender: Girl

Branislava

Meaning: Glorious saviour
Origin: Slavic
Gender: Girl

Claramond

Meaning: Bright saviour or protector
Origin: German
Gender: Girl

Dinanatha

Meaning: Saviour of the poor
Origin: Indian
Gender: Girl

Elikai

Meaning: God is my savior; God is my salvation
Origin: Hebrew
Gender: Boy

Fadia

Meaning: Saviour
Origin: Arabic
Gender: Girl

Hashna

Meaning: Saviour
Origin: Indian
Gender: Girl

Hosea

Meaning: Savior, safety
Origin: Biblical
Gender: Boy

Hola

Meaning: Saviour
Origin: African
Gender: Girl

Gaizka

Meaning: Savior
Origin: Basque
Gender: Boy

Jesus

Meaning: Savior, deliverer
Origin: Biblical
Gender: Boy

Joshua/Hoshea

Meaning: Salvation
Origin: Hebrew
Gender: Boy

Liam

Meaning: Unwavering saviour
Origin: Irish
Gender: Boy

Lutgardis

Meaning: Saviour
Origin: Latin
Gender: Girl

Medusa

Meaning: Protect, rule
Origin: Greek
Gender: Girl

Misham

Meaning: Their savior, taking away
Origin: Biblical
Gender: Boy

Moke

Meaning: Saviour
Origin: Hawaiian
Gender: Girl

Nagpal

Meaning: Saviour of serpents
Origin: Indian
Gender: Boy

Najia

Meaning: Protector or saviour
Origin: Arabic
Gender: Girl

Najjad

Meaning: Saviour
Origin: Arabic
Gender: Boy

Olakeakua

Meaning: Living god or saviour god
Origin: Hawaiian
Gender: Girl

Osha

Meaning: Dew eagle saviour
Origin: Sanskrit
Gender: Girl

Oshea

Meaning: A savior; a deliverer
Origin: Biblical
Gender: Boy

Pedahzur

Meaning: Powerful or reliable saviour
Origin: Biblical
Gender: Boy

Ramona

Meaning: Protecting hands
Origin: Spanish
Gender: Girl

Ratchika

Meaning: Saviour
Origin: Indian
Gender: Girl

Sal

Meaning: Diminutive of Salvatore: Savior
Origin: Italian
Gender: Boy

Salvadore

Meaning: Savior
Origin: Spanish
Gender: Boy

Salvino

Meaning: Protector or saviour
Origin: Latin
Gender: Boy

Sandu

Meaning: Defender or saviour of the mankind
Origin: Romanian
Gender: Girl

Sela

Meaning: Saviour
Origin: African
Gender: Girl

Sopatra

Meaning: Father’s saviour
Origin: Greek
Gender: Girl

Sosthenes

Meaning: Savior, strong, powerful
Origin: Biblical
Gender: Boy

Soterios

Meaning: Saviour and powerful
Origin: Greek
Gender: Boy

Taarank

Meaning: Part of a star
Origin: Indian
Gender: Boy

Tarnvir

Meaning: Heroic saviour
Origin: Punjabi
Gender: Girl

Tersem

Meaning: Perfect saviour
Origin: Latin
Gender: Girl

Vaikuntha

Meaning: The saviour
Origin: Indian
Gender: Boy

Wanikiy

Meaning: Savior
Origin: Native American
Gender: Boy

Xabat

Meaning: Savior
Origin: Spanish
Gender: Boy

Xalbadora

Meaning: Saviour
Origin: Spanish
Gender: Girl

Xavier

Meaning: Saviour
Origin: Latin
Gender: Boy