Names Categorized "rare english"

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ACACIA f English (Rare)
From the name of a type of tree, ultimately deriving from Greek ακη (ake) meaning "thorn, point".
ADAIR m English (Rare)
From an English surname that was derived from the given name EDGAR.
ADAMINA f English (Rare)
Feminine form of ADAM.
AMETHYST f English (Rare)
From the name of the purple semi-precious stone, which is derived from the Greek negative prefix α (a) and μεθυστος (methystos) meaning "intoxicated, drunk", as it was believed to be a remedy against drunkenness.
AMITY f English (Rare)
From the English word meaning "friendship", ultimately deriving from Latin amicitia.
ANEMONE f English (Rare)
From the name of the anemone flower, which is derived from Greek ανεμος (anemos) meaning "wind".
ANIMA (2) f English (Rare)
Means "soul, spirit" in Latin. In Jungian psychology the anima is an individual's true inner self, or soul.
ANISE f English (Rare)
From the English word for the herb, also called aniseed.
ATHELSTAN m English (Archaic)
Modern form of ÆÐELSTAN. This name was revived in Britain the latter half of the 19th century.
AUBERON m English (Rare)
Norman French derivative of a Germanic name, probably ALBERICH.
AUREOLE f English (Rare)
From the English word meaning "radiant halo", ultimately derived from Latin aureolus "golden".
AVERILL m & f English (Rare)
From a surname that was originally derived from the feminine given name EOFORHILD.
AZURA f English (Rare)
Elaboration of AZURE.
AZURE f English (Rare)
From the English word that means "sky blue". It is ultimately (via Old French, Latin and Arabic) from Persian لاجورد (lajvard) meaning "azure, lapis lazuli".
BERRY (2) f English (Rare)
From the English word referring to the small fruit. It is ultimately derived from Old English berie. This name has only been in use since the 20th century.
BETONY f English (Rare)
From the name of the minty medicinal herb.
BRAND m English (Rare)
From a surname, a variant of BRANT.
BRANDA f English (Rare)
Perhaps a variant of BRANDY or a feminine form of BRAND.
DACIAN m Romanian
Derived from Dacia, the old Roman name for the region that is now Romania and Moldova.
DAFFODIL f English (Rare)
From the name of the flower, ultimately derived from Dutch de affodil meaning "the asphodel".
GARDENIA f English (Rare)
From the name of the tropical flower, which was named for the Scottish naturalist Alexander Garden (1730-1791).
HAMNET m English (Archaic)
Diminutive of HAMO. This was the name of a son of Shakespeare who died in childhood. His death may have provided the inspiration for his father's play Hamlet.
JONQUIL f English (Rare)
From the English word for the type of flower, derived ultimately from Latin iuncus "reed".
RICHARDINE f English (Rare)
Feminine form of RICHARD.
RONNETTE f English (Rare)
Feminine form of RONALD.
SELA f English (Rare)
From the name of a city, the capital of Edom, which appears in the Old Testament. It means "rock" in Hebrew.
TACEY f English (Archaic)
Derived from Latin tace meaning "be silent". It was in use from the 16th century, though it died out two centuries later.