Is there any mum out there who doesn't hope their kid is smart? After all, being brainy will make life that bit easier, at school and in the real world later on. 


And while you might think a name is just a name, you'd be surprised how much a name can inspire a child. Here are our favourite 'smart' names...





Hugo  - means ‘mind, intellect’


Ethan – means ‘strong, of strong mind’


Quinn – means ‘counsellor and intelligent man’


Alfred – means ‘intelligent’


Mika – means ‘intelligent raccoon’ (hmm…!)


Senan – means ‘old and wise’


Redmond – means ‘wise protector’





Sonia – means ‘wisdom’


Monique – means ‘wise counsel’


Minerva – means ‘the mind or intellect’


Sage – means ‘wise’


Mackenzie – means ‘child of the wise ruler’


Kayla – means ‘wise child’


Akilah – means ‘logical and intelligent’


Athena – means ‘wise’


Sophia – means ‘wisdom’


Veda – means ‘knowledge’


Abbey – means ‘intelligent and beautiful’


Sorcha – means ‘intelligent’


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