English Submitted Names

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ALEXX f & m English
Variant of Alex.
ALEXXIS f & m English
Variant of Alexis. Alexxis was given to 14 girls in 2017 per the SSA.
ALEXY m & f French, English (Modern)
English diminutive of Alexandra or Alex and French diminutive of Alexis.
ALEXZ f & m English (Rare)
Variant of Alex.
ALEYSHA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALEYSIA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALFALFA m English (American)
A type of flowering plant. A notable fictional bearer of this name is Alfalfa Switzer from the series of early short films "The Little Rascals" also known as "Our Gang". There was a movie adaptation in 1994... [more]
ALFI m English
Diminutive of Alfred, Alfonso, and other names that begin with alf.
ALFONSE m English
Variant of Alphonse.
ALGERINA f English
Feminine form of Algernon.
ALGIE m English
Diminutive of Algernon.
ALGUR m English
Variant of Alger.
ALGY m English
Diminutive of Algernon, used in the play The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde.
ALIAH m English
Variant of Aaliyah.
ALIANA f English (Modern)
Variant of Alyona or Eliana or possibly a combination of ALI (2) and ANA.
ALIANE f English
Variant of Eliane.... [more]
ALIANNA f English
Variant of Aliana.
ALIANNE f Dutch (Rare), English (Rare)
In the Netherlands, this given name is usually a combination of the names Alie (which is usually a short form of Alida) and Anne.... [more]
ALIAS m English (Modern)
Variant of Elias. It coincides with the English alias meaning "a false name used to conceal one's identity; an assumed name".
ALIC m English
Variant of Alec.
ALICEA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALICEN f English (Modern)
Variant of Alison influenced by Alice.
ALICESON f English (Rare), English (American, Rare)
Variant of Alison. According to the SSA, Aliceson was given to 12 girls in 2011.
ALICIANA f English, English (American)
Elaboration of Alicia by adding Ana. This name was given to 25 girls in 2017.
ALICIYA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALICYA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALIE f & m Dutch, English (Rare)
Diminutive of names beginning with Al, most typically Alida.... [more]
ALIESHA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALIFAIR f English (Rare), Romani
Variant of Alafare. It was borne by a victim of the American Hatfield–McCoy feud: Alifair McCoy (1858-1888), daughter of feud patriarch Randolph "Ole Ran'l" McCoy.
ALIKA f English, Swedish (Archaic), Old Swedish, Finnish, Danish, Norwegian, Greenlandic
Low German variant of Aleka, as well as a Greenlandic name of unknown meaning.
ALIMEDA f English
Possible elaboration of Almeda or a variant of Alameda.
ALINAH f English
Variant of Alina.
ALIONA f Russian, Ukrainian, English (Rare)
Variant transcription of Alyona. Known bearers of this name include the Russian-Kazakhstani professional dancer Aliona Vilani (b. 1984), the Moldovan singer Aliona Moon (b. 1989) and the Ukrainian-born German pair skater Aliona Savchenko (b... [more]
ALIORA f English (Rare)
Contracted form of Alianora or variant of Eliora.
ALISANNE f English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Alison probably influenced by the name Anne (or possibly Lisanne, Alisander/Alexane) or else a blend of Alice and Anne.
ALISCIA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALISEA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALISHYA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALISSIA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALITHIA f English
Variant of Alethea.
ALIVAH f English
Variant of Oliva.
ALIVYAH f English
Variant of Olivia.
ALIXA f English
Variant of Alexa.
ALIXIS f & m English (Modern)
Variant of Alexis.
ALIYCIA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALIYIAH f English
Variant of Aaliyah.
ALIYSHA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALIYSIA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALIZEAH f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALLAIN m French, English
Variant of Alain.
ALLANAH f English (Modern), Irish (Modern)
Variant of Alannah. One bearer of this name is former transgender pornographic star Allanah Starr.
ALLE f & m English (American, Rare)
Possibly a variant of Ally/Allie/Ali or Ale.
ALLEAN f English
Variant of Aline.
ALLEE f English
Variant of Allie.
ALLENA f English
Variant of Alena.
ALLENE f English
Variant of Aline.
ALLEX m & f English (American)
Variant of Alex.
ALLEXA f English, English (American)
Variant of Alexa. Allexa was given to 5 girls in 2014.
ALLEXIA f English, English (American)
Variant of Alexia that was given to 7 girls in 2007.
ALLEXIS f English, English (American)
Variant of Alexis. Allexis was given to 5 girls in 2014.
ALLEXUS f English, English (American)
Variant of Alexis that was given to 7 girls in 2006.
ALLEY m English
Variant of medieval English Alli.
ALLI f English (Modern)
Diminutive of Alison, Alexandra and other names beginning with the same sound.
ALLIANNA f English
Variant of Aliana.
ALLICE f English (American)
Variant of Alice
ALLICON f English
Variant of Alison.
ALLIENA f English (Rare)
Either a variant of Aliena or of Aliana.
ALLIN m & f English (Modern)
Variant of Allen.
ALLINE f English
Variant of Aline.
ALLISA f English
Variant of Alyssa.
ALLISTER m English
Anglicized form of Alistair.
ALLISYN f English
Variant of Alison.
ALLIX m & f English (Modern)
Variant of Alex.
ALLSWELL m & f Western African (Rare), English (African, Rare, ?)
Presumably from the English phrase all's well.
ALLUM m English (British)
Taken from the place Alham, which is also a surname.
ALLURE f English (Modern, Rare)
From the English word allure (which also has French roots), meaning "fascination, charm, appeal."
ALLYIAH f English
Variant of Aaliyah.
ALLYNA f English
Feminine form of Allyn, sometimes used as a variant of Alana.
ALLYNE f English
Feminine variant of Allen.
ALLYSIA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALLYSSON f English
Variant of Alison.
ALLYZA f English
Variant of Eliza.
ALMANDINE f English (Rare)
The name of a mineral belonging to the garnet group. It is an alteration of the French alabandine, from the Latin alabandina, from the ancient in Caria, Anatolia (modern day Turkey), Alabanda (Αλαβάνδα), which was known for producing dark marbles and garnet-like stones... [more]
ALMANZO m English (Rare)
Anglicized form of Al-Mansur.
ALMEDA f Spanish, English, Breton (Archaic)
As a Spanish given name, Almeda is a transfer of the Spanish surname which is derived from Almeida, a habitational name from Arabic al-medina "the city". Its use has been influenced by Alameda, a topographic name from Spanish alameda "poplar grove", and ultimately by the Spanish word álamo "poplar".... [more]
ALMEDHA f English (Rare, Archaic)
Former Latinization of Welsh Eluned and Eiliwedd.
ALMENA f English
Variant of Elmina.
ALMETA f English (Rare)
Probably a variant of Almeda.
ALMINA f English
Possibly a diminutive form of Alma or a variant form of Elmina. This name was borne by the English aristocrat Almina, Countess of Carnarvon (1876-1969) - she was the wife of George Herbert, Earl of Carnarvon (1866-1923), who was involved in the discovery and excavation of the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun.
ALMON m English
Variant of Amon used in the 19th century.
ALMYRA f English (Rare)
Variant of Almira, perhaps influenced by Myra.
ALOE f English (Modern, Rare)
Aloe is a genus containing over 500 species of flowering succulent plants. The most widely known species is Aloe vera, or "true aloe", so called because it is cultivated as the standard source of so-called "aloe vera" for assorted pharmaceutical purposes.
ALONI f English (Modern)
Possibly a variant of Alani or Alona. This name was given to 23 girls born in the USA in 2010.
ALORA f English
Variant of Elora.
ALORAH f English
Variant of Alora.
ALORRA f English
Variant of Elora.
ALOSIA f English (American)
Possibly a variant of Aloisia, though it is more commonly found as a surname.
ALOUETTA f English (Rare)
Derived from French alouette meaning "lark".
ALOUETTE f English, Popular Culture
From the French word for skylark, a small bird. It is also the name of a popular French Canadian children's song about plucking the feathers off a skylark.
ALPHARETTA f English (American, Archaic)
Derived from the name of a suburb in the American city of Atlanta, which itself is derived from Alfarata, the name of a fictional Native American girl in the popular 19th-century parlor song "The Blue Juniata"... [more]
ALPHIA f English (Rare)
Contracted form of Adelphia, which itself is a short form of Philadelphia. However, in some cases, this name is a feminine form of the English masculine name Alfie. A recent example of this is the 18th child born to the Radford family, who were featured in a Channel 4 documentary... [more]
ALPHIE m English (Rare)
Diminutive of Alphard and Alphonso. In some cases, it is also a variant of Alfie.
ALPHINE f English (American, Rare)
Perhaps a feminine form of Alphaeus or Alphonse.
ALPINE m & f English
Variant of Alpin or from the English word alpine meaning "of, relating to, or inhabiting mountains, especially above the timber line".
ALSTON m English
From a surname which was either from the medieval personal name Alstan or from various English places called Alston or Alstone. They are composed of an Old English personal name combined with the element tun "settlement" (for example, Alstone means "Ælfsige's settlement"), with the exception of Alston in Cumbria, which is formed with the Old Norse personal name Hálfdan.
ALTAIRA f English (Modern, Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
The name of a character in the classic 1956 science fiction film, Forbidden Planet. Altaira Morbius was the daughter of the scientist and space voyager Dr. Edward Morbius. The name Altaira is derived from Altair, the brightest star in the constellation of the Eagle (Aquila).
ALTHAM m English
Transferred use of the surname Altham. A locational name from the parish and village of Altham on the river Henburn in North East Lancashire.
ALTHIA f English
Variant of Althea.
ALTIE f English
Diminutive of Althea and other names beginning with Alt-.
ALTO m Spanish, Portuguese, English, Italian, German, Dutch
Means "loud, tall, high" in Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian. Means "old, older" in German. From Latin altus 'high, deep, profound'. Possibly influenced by the Portuguese surname that originated as a nickname for a 'big man', or from the English word referring to 'the musical part or section', or the German saint Alto of Altomünster, or as a diminutive or variant of Alton.
ALTONIO m English (Rare)
Possibly a bona fide variant of Antonio influenced by the name Alto.
ALTONITA f English
Feminine form of Altonio.
ALUNA f English
Combination of the prefix a with Luna.
ALURA f English (Modern, Rare)
Adaptation of the word allure to resemble Alora.
ALURED m Manx, English
This is a Manx name, said to be a cognate of Alfred via its latinized form Aluredus, a variant of Alvredus.... [more]
ALVERDINE f English
Apparently a feminized form of Alfred via the Latin Alvredus. 'Used from time to time in the 19th century, and has been noted in the 20th century as Alvedine.'
ALVEREY m English
Medieval form of Aubrey or Avery.
ALVERN m & f English
Possibly a variant of Alfbern or related to the Latin vernus "spring" (see: Verna).
ALVERNE m English
Derived from the Manor of Alverton on the west side of Penzance in Cornwall. The first person with this name is likely to be Edward Alverne Bolitho born 1842.
ALVEY m English
Transferred use of the surname Alvey.
ALVIE m English
Diminutive of Alvin.
ALVIRA f English, Urdu
Variant of Alvera.
ALVY m English
Diminutive of Alvin.
ALY f English
Variant of Ally (1).
ALYANA f English
Variant of Aliana.
ALYAS m & f English (American)
Variant of Alias.
ALYDA f English
Variant of Alida.
ALYDIA f English (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the prefix a with Lydia.
ALYHA f English
Variant of Aaliyah.
ALYIA f English
Variant of Aaliyah.
ALYIAH f English
Variant of Aaliyah.
ALYN f & m English
Variant of Allyn.
ALYNA f English
Variant of Alina.
ALYSABETH f English
Variant of Elizabeth, influenced by Alyssa.
ALYSHIA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALYSS f English
Variant of Alice.
ALYSSUM f English
From the flower Alyssum. Nickname: LYSSA.
ALYSSYA f English
Variant of Alicia.
ALYSYN f English
Variant of Alison.
ALYXA f English
Variant of Alexa.
AMABELL f English
Variant of Amabel or possibly Annabel.
AMABELLA f English (Rare)
Elaboration of Amabel or variant of Amabilia, used by Neil Gaiman for a character (one of the ghosts) in his children's novel 'The Graveyard Book' (2010).
AMALEE f English
Variant of Amalie.
AMALY f English
Variant of Amelie or Amali.
AMANTHA f English (Rare)
Possibly a truncated from of Samantha.
AMARA f English, Sanskrit
Feminine form of Amar.
AMARANTH f English
From the name of the amaranth flower, which is derived from Greek αμαραντος (amarantos) meaning "unfading".
AMARANTHINE f English, French
Diminutive or elaboration of Amarantha.
AMARILLY f English
Diminutive of Amaryllis.
AMARIS f Spanish (Latin American), English (Modern)
Amaris is a modern Latin American elaboration of the Spanish name Amara, a feminine form of Amaro. Amaro comes from the Latin word amarus, meaning "bitter". Amaris coincides with the Latin word amaris, which means "you are loved"... [more]
AMARISA f English (Modern)
Variant of Marisa, influenced by the name Amara.
AMARISE f English (Modern)
Variant of Marise, influenced by the spelling of Amara.
AMARNA f English (Rare)
The use of Amarna as a name is likely derived from the Egyptian archeological site of Amarna (also known as el-Amarna or Tell el-Amarna, لعمارنة). The city is located on the east bank of Nile River in the Egyptian province of Minya... [more]