English (Canadian) Submitted Names
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
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]
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".
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. This name has been in use since the 19th century.
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
, or -ia
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]
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
, meaning "long, deep water."