Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Ada

Noble one

German

Adalee

God is my refuge; noble one

Hebrew

Adria

From Hadria

Latin

Ainsley

Solitary clearing

Scottish

Aja

Goat

Indian (Sanskrit)

Akia

First Born

African

Alani

Ripe

Polynesian

Alexa

Defender of man

Greek

Aliana

Created name

American

Amira

Ruling princess

Arabic

Annika

Sweet-faced; He (God) has favored me

Hebrew

Aria

Vocal solo

English

Ariana

Most holy

Latin

Ariella

Lion of God

Hebrew

Asha

Alive and well

Arabic

Astrea

Star

Latin

Aubrey

Elf ruler

English

Autumn

Season of harvest

English

Ava

To live

Latin

Avani

Earth

Indian (Sanskrit)

Avery

Elf counsel

English

Bellamy

Beautiful friend

French

Blaire

Plain, field

Scottish

Bree

Noble

Irish

Breezy

Windy

English

Brenna

Little drop of water; raven or black-haired

Gaelic

Bria

High, noble, exalted

Irish

Brielle

God is my strength

French

Briony

Climbing plant

Greek

Brooklyn

Broken land

English

Calico

Multicolored

English

Callie

Beautiful one

Greek

Cami

Crooked nose; helper to the priest

Scottish

Chanel

Pipe

French

Charlie

Free man

English

Chloe

Green sprout

Greek

Cleo

“The celebrated one,” from the Greek kleo, make known or famous.

Greek

Coco

Shortened form of Co- names

English

Daisy

Daisy flower

English

Dani

God is my Judge

Hebrew

Delaney

From the alder grove

English

Delilah

Delicate

Hebrew

Denim

Strong cloth

American

Desta

Joy, Happiness

African

Devi

Goddess

Indian (Sanskrit)

Dior

Golden

French

Drea

Manly, virile

Greek

Dream

Unconscious vision or thought

English

Eliza

God is my oath

English

Elsa

God's promise; God is my oath

Hebrew

Ember

Smoldering coal

English

Emberly

Created name

American

Emery

Home strength

German

Emmy

Rival

German

Ensley

Solitary clearing

Scottish

Essie

Star; myrtle leaf

Persian

Estella

Star-like; love

Spanish

Eva

Life

Hebrew

Everly

From the boar meadow

English

Evie

Life

English

Faven

Light

African

Faye

Loyalty; belief

French

Finley

Fair warrior

Scottish

Gem

Gem, jewel

Latin

Gemma

Precious stone

Italian

Gia

God is gracious

Italian

Gigi

Farmer

French

Hadley

Heather meadow

English

Haisley

Hazel woods

Irish

Halle

Home ruler

German

Harlow

Rock hill

English

Harper

Harp Player

English

Haven

Safe place

English

Hazel

Hazelnut tree

English

Heidi

Noble one

German

Henley

High field

English

Imani

Belief, faith

Arabic

Inara

Illuminating, Shining

Arabic

Indy

Independent or Indian

American

Isla

Island

Scottish

Ivy

Ivy plant

English

Jada

Precious stone

English

James

“The supplanter”

Spanish

Jette

Home ruler

Dutch

Jewel

Plaything, delight

French

Jiya

Piece of heart

Indian (Sanskrit)

Joelle

Jehovah is God

French

Johari

Jewel

African

Jules

Youthful, Downy

French

Kai

The sea

Polynesian

Kaia

Pure

Scandinavian

Kamea

The one (and only)

Polynesian

Karlie

Free man

Slavic

Katy

Pure

Greek

Keegan

Descendant of the fiery one

Irish

Keeley

Slender, pretty

Gaelic

Keeva

Protect, shelter; gentle, beautiful, precious

Irish

Keeya

Garden Flower

African

Kendall

The Kent river valley

English

Kenna

Greatest champion

Welsh

Kimbra

Royal meadow

English

Kinsley

King’s clearing

English

Kitty

A playful form of Catherine.

Greek

Kyla

Narrow strait

English

Lani

Sky

Polynesian

Laurel

The bay, or laurel plant

Latin

Layla

Night

Arabic

Leela

Night beauty

Arabic

Libby

A diminutive of Elizabeth, “to the Lord I consecrate thee.”

Hebrew

Liberty

Freedom

English

Lilith

Belonging to the night

Ancient

Lita

Small

Latin

Liv

Defense

Scandinavian

Livy

A diminutive form of Olivia.

Lola

The sorrows

Spanish

Lolita

A variant spelling of Loleta.

Spanish

London

From the great river

English

Lucia

Of the light

Italian

Luna

The moon

Latin

Mae

The fifth month

English

Malina

Peace

Polynesian

Mattie

Lady; mistress of the house; mighty in battle

German

Melody

Song

English

Mila

Dear and gracious

Slavic

Milan

From the middle of the plain

Latin

Minnie

A variant form of Mary.

Mya

Dream

Indian (Sanskrit)

Nakita

Unconquered

Greek

Nevada

Snow

Latin

Nia

Lustrous; goal, purpose

African

Nijah

A beatiful rose.

Arabic

Nita

A diminutive form of Anita.

Spanish

Nola

“A little bell,” in allusion to the commune of Nola, in Campania, Italy, where bells of excellent quality were first made.

Irish

Nora

Honorable one

Latin

Oaklyn

Created name

American

Olive

Olive tree

English

Opal

Gem, jewel

Indian (Sanskrit)

Paige

Young servant

English

Paisley

Church

Scottish

Parker

Keeper of the park

English

Petra

Rock

Greek

Phaedra

Bright

Greek

Phoebe

Bright and pure

Greek

Pia

Pious, reverent

Latin

Piper

Pipe player

English

Poppy

“The milk of happiness,” from the Latin papaver, the name of a plant having thick, milky juice, on the basis of papa, thick milk.

Latin

Porsche

Car brand

Quinn

Descendent of Conn

Irish

Raven

Raven

English

Reign

Rule, Sovereign

English

Reina

Queen

Spanish

Riley

Rye clearing

Irish

Rio

River

Spanish

River

Flowing body of water

English

Rosie

Rose

Latin

Rowan

Of the rowan tree

Gaelic

Sabrina

“The siren from the river Severn,” in allusion to a legendary princess.

Celtic

Sadie

Princess

Hebrew

Safiya

Friend; pure

African

Sage

Sage plant

English

Santana

Holy

Spanish

Sasha

A short variant form, regarded as Russian, of Alexandra.

Russian

Selena

Moon

Spanish

Shyla

Daughter of the mountain

Indian (Sanskrit)

Skye

Isle of Skye

English

Skylar

Noble scholar

English

Solana

Sunlight; eastern wind

Spanish

Stella

Celestial star

Latin

Stevie

Crown, garland

Greek

Summer

Summer season

English

Tabby

Gazelle

Aramaic

Tali

Dew

Talitha

Little girl

Aramaic

Tasha

Born on Christmas

Russian

Tessa

Harvest

Greek

Thea

Gift of God

Greek

Trixie

Blessed and happy

Latin

Ujana

Youth

African

Una

One

Latin

Veda

Knowledge, wisdom

Indian (Sanskrit)

Velvet

Velvet fabric

English

Vida

Life

Spanish

Violet

Violet flower

English

Vita

Life

Latin

Whitley

White meadow

English

Willow

Willow tree

English

Winter

Winter season

English

Xenia

Guest, stranger

Greek

Xolani

Please Forgive

African

Yara

Water lady; small butterfly

Arabic

Zada

Prosperous, fortunate

Arabic

Zahra

White; flower

Arabic

Zara

Blooming flower

English

Ziya

Light

Arabic

Zola

Lump of earth

Italian

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