English (Canadian) Submitted Names

These names are a subset of English names used more often in Canada. See also about English names.
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ALANICE f English (Canadian, Modern, Rare), French (Quebec, Rare)
Variant of ALANIS influenced by JANICE and ALICE. According to popular-babynames.com, the only recorded use of this name was in Quebec in 1996 with one birth in which that case was combined with KARELE.
AUNIX m & f English (Canadian)
Variant of ONYX
BERSFORD f & m English (Canadian)
Named after the city or transferred use of surname 'BERSFORD'
BOUSE m English (Canadian, Rare)
Diminutive of BOWER. A notable bearer is JOHN BOWER "Bouse" HUTTON (1877-1962), a Canadian ice hockey goaltender and Hockey Hall of Fame member.
BREAGH f Scottish, English (Canadian)
Allegedly derived from Scottish Gaelic brèagha, ultimately from Old Irish bregda, "fine, handsome, beautiful".
CALEDONIA f English (Canadian, Rare)
From the Latin name of Scotland, which may be derived from Caledones, the Latin name of a tribe that inhabited the region during the Roman era, which is of unknown origin, though some Celtic roots have been suggested; it is possible that the exonym means "tough person" from Brythonic caled "hard, tough" and a suffix (unknown to me) meaning either "great" or "person"... [more]
CARROLL f English (American, Rare), English (Canadian, Rare), English (Australian, Rare)
Variant of CAROL (1) influenced by the spelling of the Irish surname CARROLL but has no connection to it.... [more]
CHELAN f English (Canadian), American
From the name of a lake and city in the American state of Washington, which is derived from the Salish Indian word Tsi-Laan meaning "deep water".
CHERRYLLE f English (Canadian)
Variant of CHERYL incorporating CHERRY.
CHILI f & m Various, English (Canadian, Rare), French (Quebec, Rare)
From the American term for the spicy fruit. The international equivalent will be CHILLI.
CHRYSTIA f English (Canadian)
Contracted variant of CHRISTINA.... [more]
CLAIRITY f English (Canadian, Modern, Rare)
Very rare variant of CLARITY with the spelling influenced by CLAIRE/CLAIR.
COMPANION m English (Canadian)
Transferred use of the surname COMPANION.
DAYLEY m & f English (British, Rare), English (Canadian, Rare)
Variant of DALEY influenced by the spelling of HAYLEY and based on the English word DAY.
DEW m & f English (Canadian, Rare), French (Quebec, Rare)
Simply from the English word dew: "Water that has condensed on a cool surface overnight from water vapor in the air".... [more]
DIRMID m English (Canadian)
Simplified form of DIARMAID.... [more]
DONNELLY m English (American), English (Canadian)
Transferred use from the surname DONNELLY.
EVLLY f English (Canadian)
Possible contractive variation of EVALEE.
FILMER m English (Rare), English (Canadian, Rare), American (Rare)
Variant of FILLMORE. A notable namesake is Canadian musician Filmer EDWIN HUBBLE (1904-1969).
HAYLEEN f English (American, Modern, Rare), English (Canadian, Modern, Rare), French (Modern, Rare)
Likely an invented name. Elaboration of HAYLEY/HAYDEN/HAY using the popular name suffix -leen in the style of KAYLEEN... [more]
ILLIA f English (American, Rare), English (Canadian, Rare), Various
Possibly a variant of ELLIA. Most commonly used as a short form of CAMILLIA.
ILYS m & f Various, French (Modern, Rare), English (Canadian, Rare, ?)
As a masculine name, it's perhaps related to ILYAS/ILIAS or ELIS/ELIAS... [more]
JEFINA f English (Canadian)
Angel from Heaven
JENNESSA f English (Canadian, French, Modern)
Its kinda like JENESSA or JENNESA but double trouble
JOSEE f English (American, Rare), English (Canadian, Rare), Various
Variant of JOSIE influenced by French JOSÉE (See also AIMEE). It's given to 38 girls born in the USA in 1998.
KADEISHA f English (Canadian)
Maybe a variant of KHADIJA.... [more]
KEIGHLA f English (American, Rare), English (Canadian, Rare)
Variant of KAYLA influenced by the spelling of KEIGHLEY.
KELTIE f English (Canadian)
From the Scottish surname Keltie, which was a variant of KELTY. It coincides with a vernacular term for the kittiwake (a type of small seagull) used around Aberdeen in Scotland... [more]
KELTY f English (American, Rare), English (Canadian)
Derived from the Scottish surname which itself was derived from a village of this name in Fife. ... [more]
KOAH m & f English (American, Rare), English (Canadian, Rare)
Meaning and origin uncertain. It might possibly be derived from Hebrew כוח (koah) meaning "strength, power" or from Hebrew כֹּחַ (koach) meaning "ability".
LAURIEANN f English (American), English (Canadian)
This given name can be a variant spelling of LAURIANNE as well as be a combination of the names LAURIE and ANN.... [more]
LAWNA f English (Canadian, Rare)
Of unknown origin and meaning. It might be a variant of LORNA or LANA.
LYON m English (Canadian, Rare)
Allegedly derived from the city in France of the same name.
MAELYNE f English (Canadian, Modern, Rare)
Either an adoption of the modern French name Maëlyne or a variant of MAELYN.
MAZO f English (Canadian)
Of unknown origin and meaning.... [more]
OBÉLINE f French (Rare), French (Quebec, Rare), English (Canadian, Rare, Archaic)
Means "spit, nail, rod, pointed pillar, horizontal line". From the Greek obelos (ὀβελός) with the French diminutive ending of -ine, -ie, or -ia.
OJASIN m English (Canadian)
"strong" ; "Energetic "
PETRICHOR f English (Canadian)
The earthy scent produced when rain falls on dry soil. The word is constructed from Greek petra (πέτρα), meaning "stone", and īchōr (ἰχώρ), the fluid that flows in the veins of the gods in Greek mythology.... [more]
POEMA f English (Canadian)
Elaboration or feminization of POEM.
REE m English (Australian, Rare), English (Canadian, Rare, ?)
Possibly transferred from the surname REE.
SACVAN m American (Rare), English (Canadian, Rare)
Created from the first syllables of the surnames Sacco and Vanzetti.... [more]
SEVERN f English, English (Canadian)
English form of Habren, the original Welsh name of the longest river in Great Britain, which is of unknown meaning (perhaps "boundary"). Its use as a given name may be inspired by the name SABRINA, which was the Roman name of the river... [more]
SHELINA f Gujarati, Pakistani, English (Canadian)
Possibly means "moonlight" in Gujarati.... [more]
SILK f English (Canadian)
Simply form the English word silk
STAASIA f English (Canadian)
Variant spelling of STACIA, which is the English equivalent of the Greek and Russian name STASIA.
TÉA f French (Modern), English (Canadian), Italian, Greek
Short form of TERESA, Teadora, and DOROTEA. and a variant of THEA and THEIA.
TESLIN f English (Canadian, Rare), English (American, Rare)
From the name of the mountain, plateau, river, and lake in Yukon and British Columbia, Canada. It comes from the Tlingit name for the river, Teslintoo or Teslintuh, meaning "long, deep water."
WEALTHY f & m American (Rare), English (Canadian, Rare), English (African, Rare), English (Puritan)
From the English word wealthy, "Having wealth; having large possessions, or larger than most men, as lands, goods, money, or securities; opulent; affluent; rich" (See also WEALTH).... [more]
WINOLA f English (American, Rare), English (Canadian, Rare)
Probably after Lake Winola in Pennsylvania.
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