English Submitted Names

English names are used in English-speaking countries. See also about English names.
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AEJAY m & f English
Phonetic spelling of the initials AJ.
AELIAN m English, History
English form of Aelianus. A bearer of this name was Claudius Aelianus - often called Aelian in English - a Roman author and philosopher from the 3rd century AD.
AEMILIAN m English, History
English form of Aemilianus. This name was borne by a Roman Emperor from the 3rd century AD.
AEONE f English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Ione, borne by British singer-songwriter Aeone Victoria Watson (1959-).
AERIA f English
Variant of Aria.
AERIAL f & m English (Modern)
Variant of Ariel, influenced by Greek aer "air"
AERIANA f English (Modern)
Variant of Ariana, influenced by Greek aer "air".
AERIC m English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Eric. Aeric was given to 10 boys in 2016 per the SSA.
AERIE f English (Modern, Rare)
Diminutive of names beginning with Aer, coinciding with the English word aerie, "a bird of prey's nest".
AERIEL m & f English (Modern)
Variant of Aerial.
AERIN f & m English
Variant of Erin or Aaron.
AERIS f Popular Culture, English
Variant of Aerith, due to translation confusion. It may also be considered a variant of Eris.
AERYN f Popular Culture, English
Variant of Erin. Aeryn is one of the female aliens on the show Farscape.
AERYNN f & m English (Rare)
Variant of Aaron. Aerynn was given to 5 girls in 2018 per the SSA.
AESHLY f English
Variant of Ashley.
AETA f English (British)
This name derives from the a palm tree called the Aeta Palma (Mauritia Flexuosa), discovered in British Guiana and named by a the botanist William Davis Lamb who then used the name for his daughter.
AEVA f English
Variant of Ava.
AEYN f & m English
Variant of Ayin.
AFFIE f English
Diminutive of Alfreda or a variant of Effie.
AFFTEN f English
Variant of Afton.
AFTEN f English
Variant of Afton.
AFTON m & f English
From a surname which was originally derived from an English place name. It is also the name of a river in Scotland, and it coincides with the Swedish word meaning "evening".
AGATHY f Greek (Cypriot, Rare), English (Rare)
Modern transcription of Agathe. (Cf. Agathi.)
AGGI m & f English
Variant of Aggie.
AGGY f English
Variant of Aggie.
AGNESS f English
Variant of Agnes.
AGONY m English, English (Puritan)
One of the rarer virtue names introduced by the Puritans, referring to Jesus' agony in the garden of Gethsemane.
AGUSTINE m Spanish, English
Variant of Augustine. Mexican army general and politician Augustine I of Mexico (1783 - 1824) is a notable bearer.
AGUSTUS m English
Varaint of Augustus.
AHIMAAZ m English, Biblical Hebrew
Means "brother of the council" in Hebrew.
AHKIA f English (Rare)
Female version of Ahki which means Brother
AHLANA f English
Variant of Alana.
AHNA f English
Variant of Anna.
AHNNA f English
Variant of Anna.
AHOLIAB m Biblical Hebrew, English (Puritan)
In the Hebrew Bible, Aholiab son of Ahisamakh, of the tribe of Dan, worked under Bezalel as the deputy architect of the Tabernacle and the implements which it housed, including the Ark of the Covenant... [more]
AHRON m & f English (American, Modern), English (Modern)
Variant of Aaron. Ahron was given to 59 boys in 2018 per the SSA.
AIAH f English
Variant of Ayah.
AIDA f English
Variant of Ada or feminine form of Aidan.
AIDEAN m English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Aidan incorporating Dean.
AIDINE f English (American)
Feminine form of Aiden.
AID-ON-HIGH m English (Puritan)
Referring to our aid coming from God.
AIDRIC m History, English
From the Germanic name Aldric. This was the name of a 9th-century saint.
AIJALON m & f Biblical, English (American, Rare), African American (Rare)
From an Old Testament place name meaning "place of gazelles" in Hebrew (compare Ayala). Aijalon or Ajalon was the name of several biblical locations, including the valley in Dan where the Israelites defeated the Amorites while the sun and moon stood still in answer to their leader Joshua's prayer.
AILEENA f English (Rare)
Elaborated form of Aileen.
AILIE f Scots, English (Australian)
Of uncertain origin and meaning, this name is, however, considered both an Anglicization of Eilidh and a diminutive of Aileen.
AIMI f English
Variant of Amy.
AIMIE f English
Variant of Amy.
AIMIRA f English
Variant of Amira.
AIMMON m English
Variant of Eamon.
AINE f English
Anglicized form of Áine.
AINSWORTH m English, African American
Transferred use of the surname Ainsworth.
AIRALYNN f English (Modern, Rare)
Possibly a variant of Aaralyn or Aralyn.
AIRDRE f & m English
Variant of Airdrie.
AIRELLE f French (Rare), English (Rare), Literature
Derived from airelle, the French name for the plant genus Vaccinium. The French derived the name from Portuguese airella, which in turn was derived from Latin atra "dark, black, gloomy".
AIRIANNA f English (Modern)
Variant of Arianna. It was given to 23 girls born in the United States in 2011 (Aireanna: 20; Airiana: 19; Airyana: 15; Aireona: 13; Aireonna, Airyanna: 10 (each); Airyonna: 5).
AIRICA f English
Variant of Erica.
AIRLIE f English (Modern)
Transferred use of the surname Airlie. Meaning unknown, probably of Scottish origin as a variant of Errol. A place name in countries including Australia, Scotland and the US, for example Airlie Beach in Queensland, Australia and Airlie Castle in Scotland.
AIRTON m English
Variant of Ayrton.
AISI m Tongan, English (Australian)
Means "ice" in Tongan.
AISLEY f & m English
Variant of Isley.
AISLEYNE f English (Modern)
Variant of Aisling using the popular name suffix sound lene.
AISLI f English (Modern, Rare)
Possibly a variant of Asli or Aisling.
AISLYN f English (Modern)
Anglicized form of Aisling.
AIVLYN f English (American)
A variation on the name Aveline.
AIYAH f English
Perhaps a variant of Aya or a diminutive of a name containing the element/sound.
AIYANNA f English (Modern)
Variant of Aiyana (see also Ayana, Iyana).
AJALON f & m Biblical, Biblical Latin, English (American, Rare)
Variant of Aijalon occurring in some translations of the Old Testament.
AJIA f English (Modern)
Possibly a variant of Asia.
AKEELAH f South African (Rare), English (Modern, Rare), Arabic
Variant of Akilah, notably used in the 2006 movie 'Akeelah and the Bee'
AKRON m English
An English place name, from a Greek word meaning "an elevation" or "point."
AKXEL m English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Axel. According to the Social Security Administration, Akxel was given to 6 boys in 2012.
ALABAMA f English (American, Rare), Popular Culture
From the Choctaw word albah amo meaning "Thicket-clearers" or "plant-cutters", from albah, "(medicinal) plants", and amo, "to clear," a name the Choctaw gave to encompass their people... [more]
ALABASTER m English
Transferred use of the surname Alabaster.
ALAFARE f English (Rare), Romani
Of extremely uncertain origin and meaning. ... [more]
ALAKINA f English (British, Rare), Scottish (Rare)
Presumably a variant of the Scottish name Alickina, a feminine form of Alick or Alec (which possibly developed from Ailigean, a diminutive of Ailig, itself a Gaelic rendering of English Alick).
ALANAH f English
Variant of Alana.
ALANDRIA f English
Contracted form of Alexandria.
ALANE f English
Variant of Alaine.
ALANEY f English (American, Rare)
Variant of Alanie or Alani, or a combination of the prefix a with Laney.
ALANIE f English
Diminutive of Alana.
ALANNI f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Possibly a variant of Alani or a diminutive of a Alannah.
ALANNIE f English
Variant of Alanie.
ALANSON m English
Meaning "son of Alan."
ALANYA f English
Possibly used as a variant of Alayna or Alani, or as an elaborated feminine form of Alan with the name suffix -ya. ... [more]
ALANZO m English
Variant of Alonzo.
ALARIE f English (Rare)
Most likely a transferred use of the Québecois surname Alarie which is derived from the Visigothic personal name Alaric.
ALASKA f English
From Aleut alaxsxaq "object to which the action of the sea is directed" or "mainland". It is the name of a US state.
ALASTRINA f English (Rare)
Anglicized form of Alastríona.
ALAULA f Hawaiian (Rare), English (Modern, Rare)
Means "light of the early dawn" or "sunset glow" in Hawaiian, literally "flaming road" from Hawaiian ala "path, road" and ula "flame".
ALAURA f English
Elaborated form of Laura or a variant of Elora.
ALAWISHA f English
Variation of Aloysia.
ALAYA f Indian, English
Means "dwelling, abode". From the Buddhist term ālaya-vijñāna 'storehouse consciousness' as developed by the Yogācāra school of Indian Buddhism, referring to the place where a person's karma resides, the eighth level of consciousness that provides the base for the previous seven... [more]
ALBANIA f English
From the name of the country in the Balkans, as well as various other places, perhaps ultimately from a pre-Indo-European word *alb meaning "hill" or from the Indo-European root *alb "white" (see Albus).... [more]
ALBANY m & f English
Variant of Alban.
ALBERTHA f English
Variant of Alberta.
ALBERTSON m English
Transferred use of the surname Albertson.
ALBINIA f Ancient Roman, English
Feminine form of Albinius and Albin. It was introduced to Britain in the 17th century, and was frequently used by members of the aristocratic Cecil family.
ALBION m English
From the ancient name of Great Britain, which is said to have been inspired by the White Cliffs of Dover. The word is ultimately of Celtic origin (of which the meaning is not entirely certain), but it is etymologically related to Latin albus "white".
ALCENA f English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Alcina.
ALCHEMY f & m English
From the English word "alchemy" referring to "the causing of any sort of mysterious sudden transmutation" or "the ancient search for a universal panacea, and of the philosopher's stone, that eventually developed into chemistry".
ALDER m English
A surname used as a forename. It is of Anglo-Saxon origin and either comes from the personal name Aethelhere, meaning “noble army”, the personal name Ealdhere meaning “old army”, or from the tree named alder.
ALDERBRAND m English (Rare)
Possibly derived from the name of the alder plant.
ALDERED m English
Derived from Aldred, which is ultimately derived from Æthelred. Also compare Eldred.
ALDRIAN m English
Can be a combination of Al and Adrian, a variant of Adrian, which is influenced by the Germanic element ald meaning "old," or a name derived from the surname of the same name which might be a variant of Aldrin or Aldren.
ALDRIDGE m English
Transferred use of the surname Aldridge.
ALDUIN m English, French, Popular Culture
English and French form of Aldwin. Alduin was a king of the Lombards in the 6th century AD.... [more]
ALDWYN m English
Modern form of Ealdwine and/or Æðelwine. A known bearer of this name is Aldwyn Sappleton (b. 1981), a Jamaican track and field athlete.
ALEDRA f English
Possibly a variant of Aludra or a diminutive of Alexandra
ALEE f English
Possibly a variant of Alea or Allie.
ALEECIA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALEEN f English
Variant of Aline.
ALEENE f English (Modern)
Likely a variant of Aline.
ALEESE f English
Variant of Elise.
ALEESIA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALEEYSHA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALEEZA f English
Anglicized form of Aliza.
ALEGNA f English (Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Rare)
Angela (English) or Ángela (Spanish) spelled backwards (compare Spanish Legna).
ALEICIA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALEIGHAH f English
Variant of Aaliyah.
ALEISHIA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALEISTER m English
Variant of Alister. According to Aleister Crowley (1875-1947), born Edward Alexander Crowley, this is "the Gaelic form of Alexander".
ALEK m English
Variant of Alec.
ALEKSA m & f Serbian, English, Croatian, Slovene
Short form of Aleksandar, Aleksander or Aleksandra. As an English name, it is a variant of Alexa.
ALEKZANDER m English (Modern), Russian (Rare), Spanish (Mexican, Modern, Rare)
Rare Russian variant transcription of Aleksandr as well as a modern English variant of Alexander.
ALENDRA f & m English (Modern), Italian (Archaic)
Contracted form of Alexandra or an archaic diminutive of Alessandra.
ALERIC m English
Variant of Alaric.
ALERON m English
Borrowed from French aileron, diminutive of aile (“wing”), also refers to the extremities of a bird's wings used to control their flight.
ALESHIA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALESSANDRETTE f English
Variant of Alessandra using the ette suffix.
ALESSI f & m English
Diminutive of Alessandro or Alessandra.
ALETHIA f English
Variant of Alethea.
ALEXANDIR m Ukrainian (Rare), English (American, Modern, Rare)
Ukrainian variant transcription and modern English variant of Alexander.
ALEXANDRELLE f English (American, Rare)
Elaboration of Alexandra using the suffix -elle.
ALEXANDRETTE f English (American, Rare)
Combination of Alexandra with the suffix -ette.
ALEXANDRO m Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish, Interlingua, English (American)
Brazilian Portuguese and Interlingua form of Alexander.
ALEXAVIA f English
Potential feminization of Alexavier.
ALEXE f English (Rare)
Variant of Alex and Alexy.
ALEXEE f English
Diminutive of Alexandra.
ALEXIAN m English
English form of Alexianus.
ALEXIE m & f English
Diminutive of Alexander, Alexandra, and any other names with the prefix alex-.
ALEXIEA f English
Elaboration of Alexie, the feminization of Alexei.
ALEXIEL f & m English (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the name Alexis with El or Elle.
ALEXIIS f & m English
Variant of Alexis.
ALEXX f & m English
Variant of Alex.