75 Unique Sci-Fi and Fantasy Names for Girl Babies

Sci-fi and strong fantasy female names come straight from the movies. But what if we tell you to think outside the box and dig deeper? You’ve come to the right place if you’re looking for names that exude a sense of mystery, awe, magic, and charm.

Science fiction and fantasy are often combined. And some ideas or concepts that were originally regarded as science fiction or fantasy have since been explored and eventually come to pass.

We’ve rounded up a list of unique fantasy girl names that will truly get heads turning soon.

Cool Sci-Fi and Fantasy Baby Girl Names

If you’re searching for creative or innovative sci-fi girl names, then be sure to go through our list below. Sci-fi names give your daughter a timeless appeal and often have a futuristic feeling to them.

Name

Meaning

Adora

The meaning of the name Adora’s Latin etymology is ‘the brightness of a person, admired’. 

Althea

Althea is pronounced as al-THEE-ah. It is used as a girl’s name. The name Althea means “healing herb” and is of Greek origin.

Alia

Alia is a telepathic character who is an assassin in Frank Herbert’s ‘Dune.’

Alura

A fictional character who is the Kryptonian daughter of In-Zee and the mother of Supergirl. Its meaning is ‘godlike advisor.’

Anastasia

Anastasia is an Officer Crew Specialist in Battlestar Galactica, one of the most famous American science fiction television series.

Aeryn

A female Sebacean character who appears in the TV series Farscape.

Athena

Athena appears in Battlestar Galactica who served as both a bridge officer and a pilot in the series.

Axton

Axton means ‘sword stone’ and although a bit masculine, it’s also given to baby girls due to its modern and fresh vibes. It’s also the name of the lead character and hero in Borderlands 2.

Belladonna

Belladonna is a name that means ‘beautiful woman.’

Benecia

Meaning of the name Benicia is blessed. It is a famous name for your newborn.

Beverly

Beverly Crusher is a fictional character who appears in Star Trek where after the Arvada III disaster, she became a doctor in the series.

Barbarella

A young woman who travels from planet to planet in search of various adventures, based on the French science fiction comic book by the same name.

Calanthe

The name ‘Calanthe’ means ‘beautiful blossom’ in Greek.

Callaia

Callaia is a girl’s name that means ‘beautiful’. A Calla or Calia is associated with music.

Capella

With a name that interprets from Latin as ‘small goat,’ Capella is represented in Greek mythology as well.

Clara

A fictional character who appears in Doctor Who, she served as a companion to the alien time traveller ‘the Doctor.’

Callidora

Callidora is a minor character in the children’s fantasy series Harry Potter.

Caulifla

Caulifla is a female super saiyan who appears in the sci-fi martial arts anime series Dragon Ball Super. It is a name of Japanese origin.

Daedra

The Elder Scrolls refers to the creatures that live in the realms of Oblivion as Daedra (plural: Daedroth).

Daenerys

The name itself means “lady of light” and “lady of hope,” and comes from Wales.

Dasha

A unique and futuristic name for a baby girl. Dasha is also Masha’s cousin from the Masha and Bear series.

Diana

An Amazonian-Olympian warrior who plays the role of Wonder Woman in the DC Cinematic Universe.

Elodia

The name in Spanish derived from the Gothic words Ali, which means ‘other,’ and od, which means ‘riches’ or ‘wealth.’

Evadne

Evadne as a girl’s name is of Greek origin which means ‘well or good’.

Elise

A non-player character (NPC) who handles raid battle requests in Brave Frontier Global. The meaning of Elise is ‘God is my oath.’

Eretria

Eretria is the predominant character in The Shannara Chronicles. She reveals her compassionate side through the course of the novel.

Echo

Echo is a character’s name in the Sci-fi series Dollhouse. It’s a rare name that’s fun, cool, and unique.

Ezri

Another jewel from the Star Trek series,   is a  character who serves as a counsellor onboard the Bajoran space station ‘Deep Space Nine.’

Elora

Elora is a gifted child who was born with a specific mark. She is the tertartagonist of Willow.

Ender

Originally, a boy’s character in Ender’s Game who’s destined to be a great military tactician, it also makes for a cute name for a baby girl.

Eilonwy

Princess Eilonwy is a fictional character from The Chronicles of Prydain. The name is also of Welsh origin and translates to ‘deer’ or ‘stag.’

Era

Era refers to a long period of history that was distinct or notable. The name is used in many fantasy-based games as well.

Eowyn

The character Eowyn in The Lord of the Rings was a proud and beautiful shieldmaiden of Rohan and was one of the much-loved characters of the trilogy.

Faraday

The name Faraday is of Scottish Gaelic origin and means ‘wood man’ for both girls and boys.

Fauna

The whole animal population in a given area or period is referred to as the fauna.

Flora

The meaning of the name is ‘flower’ in Latin. Flora refers to one of the founding members of the Winx Club.

Galatea

Galatea is an ancient Greek name meaning ‘she who is milk-white’.

Idalia

Idalia is a female given name with Greek ancestry. The lovely meaning of the name Idalia is ‘behold the sun.’

Inara

Inara Serra is a sci-fi character from the motion picture TV series Firefly.

Iris

According to its Greek origins, Iris refers to ‘rainbow.’ It also refers to news reporter Iris West from the CW Sci-fi series, ‘The Flash.’

Laelia

Latin family name and botanical name ‘speaking well’.

Luna

Luna Lovegood was a delightful character in the Harry Potter series, with a distinct fashion sense.

Leta

Leta means ‘glad, joyful’ and is of Latin origin. It also refers to Leta Lestrange in the Harry Potter series who was known for being a female pure-blood witch.

Katniss

Katniss is the protagonist of the most popular Hunger games series. The shortened version of this name ‘Kat’ would make for a sweet nickname for your little one.

Kara

Kara refers to Kara Danvers who plays Supergirl. The meaning of Kara is ‘beloved one’ or ‘dearest.’

Mazarine

Mazarine Ford played as Alison in the movie Reflector (2016).  The name is of French origin and refers to the deep blue colour.

Marina

The feminine form of the Latin name Marinus, meaning one of the sea.

Menodora

The name Menodora is girl’s name meaning ‘gift of the moon’.

Nydia

Nydia’s meaning in Latin is ‘refuge; nest.’

Nymeria

The English meaning of the name Nymeria is “a warrior queen.” The name Nymeria is a girl’s name and is of English origin. Most people with the name Nymeria practise Judaism.

Nerys

Nerys is of Welsch origin and means ‘uncertain.’ It also refers to the fictional character Kira Nerys in the Star Trek series.

Nyx

Nyx was the Greek goddess of the night. It also refers to the comic book series NYX which features homeless teenage mutants with unique powers.

Octavia

Actress Octavia Spencer played a chilling role in ‘Ma’. The meaning of Octavia is ‘eighth’ and it served as a clan name for Roman emperors during Victorian times

Panthea

The Greek word Panthea, which translates to ‘all of the Gods’.

Pearl

English word pearl, which refers to a hard, rounded object created within the soft tissue of a living, shelled snail, is the source of the name Pearl, typically given to females.

Rosella

Rosella is a lovely floral name for girls with roots in both Latin and French. That the name Rosella means ‘rose’ may not come as a surprise.

Ruelle

The meaning of the name Ruelle in French is ‘famous wolf.’

Ruatha

Ruatha comes from the Dragon riders of Pern Series and is of Irish-Scottish origin. It means ‘red.’

Sorcha

Borrowed from Irish and Scottish Gaelic Sorcha, which means ‘light & radiant.’

Sylviana

Meaning of the word Sylviana is ‘from the forest’.

Seraphine

A French origin name that means ‘burning ones’. Seraphine also refers to the Dryad quest giver in Darkshore from the World of Warcraft.

Seren

Seren means ‘star’ and indirectly references Serena van der Woodsen from the Gossip Girl novel series.

Sarah

Sarah refers to Sarah Lance, who is the captain of the wave rider in DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.

Sylvia

Sylvia is of Latin origin and refers to the mythological Forest God. Sylvia is a significant character in the Sci-Fi movie ‘The Truman show.’

Theia

This name means ‘Goddess of sight and brilliance.’

Theodora

Theodora is a famous name which means gift from God.

Tallulah

It’s a great movie series on its own and the meaning of Tallulah is ‘leaping water.’

Ursula

A female given name from a Latin word meaning ‘bear’.

Valyria

Valyria would be interpreted as ‘the people’s place,’ ‘our place,’.

Victorine

This name means a woman’s fur tippet with long ends.

Winter

The name ‘winter’ itself is a German phrase that means ‘time of water,’ alluding to the season’s profusion of precipitation.

Xaviera

This name means bright, splendid, or new house.

Zoraida 

The name means well spoken. It is a cute name for your child.

Zorina

Zorina, which means ‘golden’  is mostly a female name of Slavic origin.

Zephyra

Zephyra means ‘strong wind’ and also references the action-comedy series Zephyr (2016)

Zyla

An uncommon yet futuristic name for baby girls. It has a modern vibe to it and also refers to a Blood Elf Havoc Demon Hunter from World of Warcraft.

You will find some of these names appearing in many TV series, sci-fi films, and even fantasy novels. And there’s a good reason why – because they’re unique and appealing.

Now that you know these unique sci-fi female names, we wish you luck in naming your baby. With one of these names, your daughter will surely stand out.

 

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