27 Incredible Science Inspired Baby Names For Boys And Girls


Top Baby Boy Names Inspired By Famous Scientists And Inventors:

1. Thomas Edison:

The inventor and scientist illuminated the world as we know it. Thomas Edison invented the light bulb.

2. Galileo:

Galileo was the famous Italian astronomer who searched for the heavens. He was also the first among the lot to discover the moons of Jupiter and the phases of Venus.

3. Isaac:

Isaac Newton made significant advances in mathematics, astronomy, physics, and chemistry. The name Isaac comes from Hebrew word Yitzchaq, which means ‘laughter.’

4. Erasmus:

Erasmus was the name of Charles Darwin’s grandfather who wrote poems about evolution and natural history.

5. Edwin:

Edwin Hubble was the American astronomer who played a significant role in establishing the field of extragalactic astronomy. He is also the namesake of the Hubble’s law, Hubble’s Space Telescope and Hubble Deep Field among the other things.

6. Carl:

Carl Sagan was an astronomer and the creator of the television series Cosmos. Carl is an elegant and timeless name, but Sagan would make a better pick. Sagan is a variation of Sage.

7. Alexander:

Alexander Graham Bell was the inventor of the first practical telephone. He also worked on aeronautic, telecommunications and hydrofoils. The name Alexander has been in top 25 since 1990 and is still at a high #7.

8. Fleming:

Alexander Fleming was a botanist and a biologist best known for his discovery of the substance Benzylpenicillin. He even received a Nobel Prize for it. The meaning of Alexander is ‘man from Flanders.’

9. Leonardo Da Vinci:

Artist, inventor, Leonardo Da Vinci was one of the most brilliant minds ever. He invented models that proved effective 500 years later. This attractive Latin and Spanish name has been rapidly rising in popularity and is currently at #114.

10. James:

James Watt was the inventor of the steam engine, which was extremely critical during the industrial revolution. His condensing chamber improved the efficiency of steam. James is an Anglo-Saxon name and means ‘supplanter.’

11. Charles:

Charles Babbage was the creator of the first mechanical computer, which was the prototype for future computers. He is also called the ‘Father of Computers.’ The meaning of this traditional favorite name is ‘free man’.

12. Nikola:

Nikola Tesla was a brilliant scientist who played a crucial role in the development of AC electricity through transformers, Tesla coil, and AC induction motor. Nikola is a Greek variation of the name Nicole and means ‘people of victory.

13. Phoenix:

Phoenix, the small constellation in the southern sky is named after the Greek God, who defeated Medusa and rescued Andromeda.

14. Atlas:

Atlas is one of the most famous Greek Titans, also known as the titan of navigation and astronomy. Atlas who held up the celestial sphere. Anne Heche brought this name into the mainstream by calling her son Atlas Heche in the year 2009.

15. Sirius:

Sirius is the name of the brightest star in the sky. The name means ‘scorcher’ or ‘glowing’ in the Ancient Greek. With this name, your body will always be radiating and shining wherever he goes.

16. Castor:

Castor is not just a term used for a type of sugar or oil. Castor, the brightest star in the constellation and his twin Pollux are known as “The Great Twins” in the Greek mythology.

17. Clarence:

Clarence Birdseye is the founder of the technique of freezing food. One of the major brands of freezing food still bears his name. The name has a studious and nerdy image, which is a nice change from the current naming trend.

Baby Girl Names Inspired By Famous Scientists And Inventors:

18. Alice:

Women in those times face too much struggle to get recognized in the scientific world, but that did not stop Alice from making her mark in occupational medicine and toxicology.

19. Ada:

Get your baby girl involved in science from the first day in the world by naming her Ada. Ada Lovelace, the daughter of the English poet Lord Byron, was a mathematician and metaphysician.

20. Rosalind:

Rosalind Elsie Franklin was the English chemist and X-ray crystallographer who contributed to the understanding of DNA. Rosalind was one of the scientific baby names which was at its peak in the 1940s, holding the 293rd position in the year 1943.

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