Hello, new parents, congratulations on having a precious little one!
Having a baby is like a blessing. You become responsible for a little life. There are so many things you need to take care of. And one such thing is choosing a name for your munchkin that will suit them perfectly.
Many parents have different requirements when it comes to baby names. While some have a specific language in mind, some have a specific meaning.
For example, while naming my baby girl, I was looking for Arabic names with good meanings. However, I had no specific meaning in my mind.
But do you fall under the latter category? Are you looking for names with a specific meaning – a second chance?
Then this post is for you! I know how daunting is it to look for names, as you want the best name for your baby, right?
But don’t stress as I have done the hard for you! I have made a list of the most unique and popular names that mean second chance.
A second chance means a new beginning or starting something new. So I have included names with these meanings too so that you can choose from a big pool and have the best name.
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Beautiful Names That Mean Second Chance
Life is about moving on, learning from mistakes, and giving yourself a second chance to start afresh.
So if you want your baby to have a positive attitude towards life, choose from these names that mean second chance. All the best!
Boy Names That Mean Second Chance
Are you blessed with a baby boy? Do you want him to grow up as an intellectual person who can learn from his mistakes, never repeat them and start from the beginning?
Have a look at these names!
Isn’t the name unique?
This is an Igbo name that means the second child. Also, some say that it means the two of us.
This name has its origin in the Punjabi language. It is a popular name in India.
Angad translates to who is embraced by God – the second Sikh Guru.
Do you like this short name? It is a fierce name with its roots in German culture.
Avil means renewal, a new beginning, or a second chance.
Do you like Spanish names? I have a thing for Spanish names, you know!
Asier is the name that comes with the meaning of the beginning.
Do you like to give your baby boy an Indian name? How about the name Arun?
Arun carries with it the meaning of dawn. It suggests a new beginning.
I find Japanese names to be cute. Are you fond of Japanese names too?
Then you may consider the name Arata. It holds the meaning of new or fresh.
Again, this name has its roots in Indian origin.
It translates to a new life.
The name Anatole is taken from the Greek language.
It suggests the rising of the sun.
I like Arabic names so much that I gave an Arabic name to my baby girl. I find them to be lyrical and close to my heart.
Amil has its roots in the Arabian language. It stands for new beginnings and hope.
The name Altan came from the Turkish language.
If you are into Turkish names, you can go for this easy-to-pronounce Turkish name for your little prince. It means red dawn.
The name Abel has its roots in the ancient Hebrew language. Don’t you find the name to be charming?
It holds the meaning of breath.
Aadi is taken from the Sanskrit language. It is sweet and has a great meaning.
It carries with it the meaning of first.
I like old things, and so, naturally, I find Hebrew names to be attractive.
Aleph has its roots in the Hebrew culture. It translates to number one. And did you know that Aleph is a novel too?
The name Abhinav has its origin in Indian culture. It sounds sophisticated, and it can be a perfect name for your little munchkin if you are into this kind of name.
Abhinav translates to new in every case.
This is another name of Indian origin. Are you looking for a classy name for your boy?
Aarambh can be the one! It stands for initiation or start.
Ashur has its origin in India. If you like names with a good meaning, this is the one you may choose to go for.
Ashur means beginning.
The name Brahma is taken from the Hindi language.
It translates to the creator or the maker of the universe.
The name Broden has its roots in the Scottish language. Did you like the name but want to look at some other variations? How about Brodie or Brody?
The name carries with it the meaning of the second son.
As you can understand from the name, Chance is a name of English origin.
This beautiful name for your baby boy holds the meaning of another try or a second chance.
The name Dagian is taken from the English language.
It holds the meaning of dawn.
This is a name of Japanese origin. And it is quite uncommon, I must say.
Are you into unique names? Then you can definitely go for this name! And did I tell you that it has the meaning of the great second son?
Don’t you find the name Deuce to be sexy?
It has a certain sexy tone to it. So you can go for this name for your baby boy.
And it means second.
Are you into short and sweet kinds of names?
Dag is the one for you!
Dag has its origin in the English language, and it translates to dawn.
The name Ewan originated in Scotland. I like the modern vibe that this name has.
It comes with the meaning of youth.
Are you looking for a name that sounds fresh? How about the name Fresco?
I like this name that has its origin in Italy, and I have a special place in my heart for Italy! So, this gorgeous name comes with the meaning of fresh.
Arabic names are quite musical. But the name Fajr is an exception.
It has a brave vibe to it. Don’t you think so too?
It carries with it the meaning of dawn.
Do you have Japanese heritage, or do you like Japanese names in general?
Then Haruki is a good name that you can give your child! It means spring child.
Again, this name has its roots in the Japanese language. And did I tell you how cute this name sounds?
The name Ichiro translates to the Firstborn son.
I must say, I like this modern name! The name Irvin has its roots in the Gaelic language.
It translates to fresh. Isn’t the meaning cool?
Do you have an Italian heritage, and you want to name your baby boy some classy Italian name? How about Inizio?
This is a pleasant name with a beautiful meaning of beginning.
Do you believe in mythology? If your answer is “yes,” then the name Janus would be a good option for your baby boy.
According to Roman mythology, the god of gateways and beginnings is Janus.
This is a cool name that has its roots in Italian culture.
The name stands for newborn and new beginnings.
The name Joji is short, and you can pronounce it smoothly. It has its origin in the Japanese language.
Did I tell you that you can use a different spelling of this name if you don’t like this spelling? How about Jirou?
The name carries the meaning of the second son.
If you ask me, I liked this name the first time I heard it. Doesn’t it have a romantic vibe to it?
So, if you are romantic at heart and want your son to be like you, you can always go for the name Julian.
It is Spanish in origin, and it means youth.
Kit is a cool and trendy name. And did I tell you how easy it is to pronounce this three-letter word?
It comes from the country of Greece. And it has a wonderful meaning of hope.
Kazuo is a name that has its roots in the Japanese language.
And it carries with it the graceful meaning of the first son. Like it?
Isn’t the name hot? Well, I find it to be so!
Mika comes from the country of Japan. It signifies a new moon. How mesmerizing, right?
Are you into names that sound elegant?
Then the chances are that you will like the name, Novak. It has its roots in Serbia. And it has the meaning that you are looking for – new.
The name Nouvel is not that common. It has its origin in France.
And it has the meaning of new.
Now, who doesn’t know about the famous mathematician Isaac Newton?
So, if you want your little munchkin to have the same characteristics as him, you can choose this name!
The name Newton holds the meaning of a new town, and it is originated in the English language.
The name Newport is taken from English origin.
So, if you are into names that translate to second chance or a new beginning, this name can be the one!
Just as the name suggests, the name Neon sounds vibrant too! It has that feel-good vibe that can make you feel better in seconds.
It is originated from the Greek language, and it means new.
Odian is a name that is taken from the country of Africa. And it sounds cool too.
This name carries with it the meaning of the firstborn son.
Have you watched The Legend of Zorro? I am a big fan of that movie! And so, naturally, I like this name a lot too.
Is the case the same with you? Then you may like this super strong and brave name too.
Zorro holds the meaning of daybreak or dawn. And it is Slavic in origin.
Girl Names That Mean Second Chance
Are you blessed with a little angel? I have shortlisted some of the most gorgeous and mesmerizing names for your baby girl that holds the meaning of a second chance or a new beginning.
Are you looking for a sweet name for your baby girl? How about the name Aviva?
This name has its origin in the Hebrew language. And it translates to springtime.
Are you into pop music?
Then you may already know the famous singer Avril Lavigne. Do you want your baby girl to have the same traits as her? Go for the name Avril!
This is a Latin name that means blooming.
Are you into fairy tales? Have you read the story of the famous Sleeping Beauty?
Then you may already know about princess Aurora – the sleeping beauty. This name has its roots in the Greek language, and it translates to the goddess of dawn. How mesmerizing, isn’t it?
Again this name is famous among parents as it is a popular movie for children.
Do you like this gorgeous name? It sounds melodious, and I’m already in love with it. This is a Greek name that holds the meaning of resurrection.
Amaryllis is actually the name of a beautiful flower. Is your baby girl like a flower?
Then give her this name. It has its roots in the Greek language, and it holds the meaning of new and fresh.
Alba is a simple yet attractive name for your baby girl. And who doesn’t know about the oh-so-gorgeous actress Jessica Alba!
Do you want your kiddo to grow up like a gorgeous lady?
Name her Alba! It is a Spanish name. And it can be seen as a name in Italian people too. This cute name carries the meaning of dawn or sunrise, all hinting at a second chance.
The name Aadima has its roots in Indian culture. It sounds somewhat traditional.
It translates to beginning and roots.
I LOVE Arabic names. Do you too? How about the name Alula?
It sounds cute and has a musical tone to it. And that is what I liked about this name the most.
It holds the meaning of the firstborn or the first step.
Again, Amal is a name that has its roots in the Arabic language.
It has a classy vibe, and when you pronounce it, it sounds posh. Amal comes with the beautiful meaning of aspiration or hope.
Are you into Indian names? Or, do you want your Indian heritage by choosing an Indian name for your baby girl?
Asha is the name for you!
This gorgeous name holds the meaning of hope. Like it already?
Do you like names that originated from a not-so-well-known language? What are your thoughts about Lithuanian names?
The name Ausra has its roots in the Lithuanian language. But no matter its origin, it is popular in the U.S.
It sounds elegant, and it carries the meaning of dawn.
Beeja is a Hindi name. This sweet name has the meaning of a beginning.
If you like Indian names, you can go for this one.
Are you into mythology? According to Greek mythology, Demeter is the goddess of young plants. These plants bloom in Spring.
And Chloe is just another name for Demeter.
Did you know that Chava is the Hebrew name for the first woman ever created by God – Eve?
Yes, and it means life. Such wonderful meaning, isn’t it?
I like Korean web series and, of course, Korean people a lot. But I’m bad at pronouncing their names!
Do you have Korean heritage, or do you like Korean names?
Then Chae-Won is the name for your little princess! If you combine the two words in the name, it forms the meaning of collecting and beginning.
The name Charise has its roots in French culture. It is elegant, peaceful, and has a sober vibe to it.
This charismatic name translates to hopeful.
This is an English name. With dawn comes a new day, right?
And so, the name means new day.
The name Dagny is taken from the Scandinavian language.
Again, it translates to a new day.
This powerful name is of Greek origin. Did you know that Eos is the goddess of the dawn?
So, if you like mythological names, Eos is the name to go for.
Evie sounds like the cute version of the name Eve to me!
This is a Hebrew name that comes with the meaning of life.
This name has its origin in the Arabic language. It is strong and has a sense of melodrama to it!
Fatima means beginning or opening.
Genesis is a name with roots in the Hebrew culture.
It stands for beginning or origin.
This is a virtuous name that has its origin in the English language.
Hope stands for virtue.
Are you into cute names like me? How about the name Iola?
It sounds feminine, and it has an elegant vibe to it. Iola has its origin in the
Greek language and it means the dawn of violet color.
Now, this is the only Welsh on my entire list of names that mean second chance. And it is a stunning name indeed!
The name holds the meaning of the start of the season. And did I tell you that you can use a different variation of the name too? How about Kiah?
The name Kady comes from the Irish language. It is a unique name for a baby girl.
It carries the meaning of first.
Are you obsessed with the moon like I am? Or, at least fond of the moon?
Then you are going to like this moon-like name Neoma. It is a Greek name that translates to a new moon.
This is an Indian name for girls.
It translates to new.
Doesn’t the name sound somewhat melodious?
It is an Arabic name that translates to fresh air.
Are you into unique names that are pretty at the same time? How about Nyssa?
This name has its roots in Greek culture. It suggests a beginning or goal.
If you like French names, the chances are that you will like this name too. Nadia is a name having French origin.
And it has the beautiful meaning of being filled with hope.
The name Novella comes from the country of Italy. It stands for everything new, everything young.
The name Oriana sounds much like Ariana, isn’t it?
This Latin-originated name comes with the meaning of dawn.
The name Oditi is Gujrati. It comes from India.
Oditi means dawn.
Some parents have a huge fascination for Latin names. Are you one of them?
Then Renata can be an option for you! It translates to reborn. And did I tell you that the name Renata has French origin too?
In French, it means born again. So, this name can be a great choice for both Latin and French-speaking parents.
Roxanna is a popular name for girls and has been a favorite of many. It is modern, and it has a posh vibe to it.
Have you heard the Persian name, Roxanne? Roxanna is a variation of it. It translates to dawn.
Did you know that Senara is a Cornish saint?
It holds the meaning of dawn.
Are you looking for an uncommon name for your little sunshine?
You can choose the name Wahuj for her!
It’s a unique name, and only a few girls have this lovely name.
Wahuj has its roots in Urdu and holds the meaning of dawn or the first ray of light.
Doesn’t the name Zerlinda sound somewhat like fairy tale heroines? This made me like it more!
It is Hebrew in origin. And it translates to a beautiful dawn.
Again, this is a Hebrew name. It is so elegant!
It comes with the meaning of beginning or seed.
Are you up for some Czech names? How about Zelenka?
This is a unique name for your cutie pie. It translates to fresh or new.
Among these popular names that mean second chance, which one did you like the most? Or which one did you think would suit your little munchkin the most?
Let me know in the comments!
Hi, I am Claudia, I run TheQueenMomma’s content creation team, personally focusing on topics which add joy to people’s life. You would usually see me writing on topics like Jokes, Riddles, Truth & Dare as well as Baby Names etc.
In my professional career, I have a Bachelor’s and Master’s in sociology and specialize in media and crime. Once I finished my education, I began my career working as a journalist, reporting on various topics like crime, justice and family law. Even though I valued journalism, I came to the realization that I wanted to have a more immediate impact in people’s lives as well as bring joy to them.