Haven is one letter short of Heaven but sounds much more accessible. Maybe it’s because “haven” is defined as “a safe place”—what parent doesn’t want such a comforting connotation for their child? Actress Jessica Alba did when she named her daughter Haven Marie in 2011. Derived from the Old English “haefen,” Haven is almost exclusively a girls' name, so consider it a safe choice for your daughter.

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