English Submitted Names

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ANTOINELLA f English (Rare)
Variant of Antonella and feminine form of Antoine.
ANTONYA f English
Variant of Antonia.
ANYLAH f English, Indian
Variant of Anila, Aniela, or Anela.
ANYSSA f English
Variant of Anisa.
ANZAC m & f English (Australian)
An acronym, given in honour of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps; originally those who served at Gallipoli during World War I, but now all who have served and died for Australia and New Zealand during military operations.
ANZIA f Italian, English (Australian)
A very rare name, the history is unknown.
APACHE m English (Rare)
From Yavapai, 'epache, "people" and sometimes derived from Zuni apachu, "enemy."
APHMAU f English (American)
This name was used by a famous fictional charicter in the 21st century. This name was given by a fictional character named Aphmau. This person was very kind, beautiful, sweet, and funny. Any person with this name is very talented and their name is very unique, and so are they!
APHRAH f & m English, English (Puritan)
From the biblical place Aphrah in the Book of Micah, meaning "dust." This name was used by Puritans, but has since become rare.
APOLLINA f English (Modern)
Modern English variant of Apolline.
APOSTLE m & f English (Rare)
From the English word, denoting a disciple of Jesus Christ, derived from the Greek απόστολος (apostolos) meaning "messenger".
APPLE f English (Modern, Rare)
Derived from Middle English appel, ultimately from Old English aeppel "apple". This name was made popular by Gwenyth Paltrow for her daughter.
APPLETON m English
Transferred use of the surname Appleton.
APPROVED m & f English (Puritan)
Archaic meaning is, "to prove; show."
APRICOT f English (Rare)
Derived from the name of the fruit, the word derives from Portuguese albricoque or Spanish albaricoque, from Spanish Arabic al "the" and barḳūḳ (from late Greek praikokion, from Latin praecoquum, variant of praecox "early ripe"); influenced by Latin apricus "ripe" and by French abricot.
APRYLL f English
Variant of April.
AQUA f English (American, Rare)
Derived from Latin aqua meaning "water". It is also used in English in reference to a bluish-green colour.
AQUAMARINE f English, Popular Culture
Color between green and blue; also the name of a mermaid in the movie Aquamarine... [more]
AQUENA f English
Possibly a variant of Aquina or Aquinnah
AQUILLA m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Aquila.
ARA f English
Diminutive of Arabella.
ARABEL f Scottish, English (British), Medieval English
A variation of Orabel, a Latin construction which suffixes orare "prayer" with ābilis "able," thus interpretable as 'given to prayer' or "able to pray."
ARAINA f English
Variant of REINA or IRENA
ARALINE f English
Variant of Arline.
ARALUEN f English (Australian, Rare)
From the name of the Araluen Creek valley in southeastern Australia, which is said to mean "water lily" in a local Aboriginal language. It was borne by a short-lived daughter of the Australian poet Henry Kendall (1839-1882).
ARALYN f English (Modern)
Combination name with short form of names such as Arabel, Ariel, Ariadne, etc. + Lyn
ARAMITA f English, Spanish, Indian
Possibly derived from the Latin aramen, from aerāmen meaning "copper, bronze". As used in India, it's likely a variant of Paramita.
ARASAYLIE f English (American)
Possibly a variant of Araceli.
ARAVIS f English (Rare), Literature
Aravis is a main character in C.S. Lewis' The Horse and his Boy. She is a Tarkheena, a female member of the ruling class of the fictional empire of Calormen, located far to the south of Narnia.... [more]
ARBIE m English
Meaning unknown, perhaps a diminutive of Archibald.
ARBOR f & m English (Modern, Rare)
Means "tree" in Latin.
ARC m English
Diminutive of Arcadius.
ARCANA f English, Sanskrit
Possibly a variant of Archana or from the English word "arcana" meaning "specialized knowledge that is mysterious to the uninitiated; mysteries or deep sercrets; elixirs". From the Latin arcanum 'secret'.
ARCH m English (Rare)
Diminutive of Archibald and other names beginning with the syllable Arch-.
ARCHIA f English (American, Rare), African American (Rare)
Derived from the surname of Archia, which is by far the most prevalent in the United States and as such might possibly be a relatively new surname. Its meaning is currently unknown, but it is possible that it is derived from the masculine given name Archie.... [more]
ARCHINA f English
Feminization of Archibald.
ARDATH f Biblical, English
From the name of a field mentioned briefly in the Old Testament Apocrypha, the meaning of which is uncertain. It may relate to Akkadian ardatû "maiden". A literary bearer was American author Ardath Mayhar (1930-2012).
ARDEL m English
Variant of Ardell or Ardal.
ARDELL m & f English
From the traditionally Swedish surname Ardell, from an unexplained first element and the common suffix of surnames, -ell (from Latin -elius). Could also be a possibly variant of ARDAL.
ARDELLA f English
Feminine form of Ardell.
ARDELLE f English
Feminine form of Ardell.
ARDENT m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Ardent.
ARDISIA f English (Rare)
From the name of the genus of flowering plants that is also called coralberry or marlberry.
ARDITH f English
Variant of Ardath.
ARDOUS f English
Possible of corruption of Arduous or variant of Ardus.
ARDUIN m English, French
English and French form of Hardwin via its latinized form Arduinus. Also see Arduino.... [more]
ARDUS f English (Rare)
Possibly related to the Greek name Artemis, or, though unlikely, a feminine form of Artur and Arthur.
ARDWEN f Popular Culture, English
The name of a priestess in the computer game The Elder Scrolls.
ARDYN f English (Modern, Rare)
Feminine variant of Arden.
ARELEOUS m English (American, Rare)
This is a rare (American) English given name, which might possibly be derived from Aurelius.
ARETTA f English
Variant of Aretha.
ARGENTA f Italian (Rare), English (Rare)
Italian name of Greek origin meaning "silver".
ARGENTIA f English
From Latin argentum meaning "silver." This would be the twin of Aurica.
ARGYLE m Scottish (Archaic), English
Transferred use of the surname Argyle.
ARIAN m English, Croatian
Variation of Aryan, or from the English word referring to "someone whose star sign is Aries". Arian Foster (born 1986) is an American football player for the Houston Texans.
ARIANNAH f English
Variant of Arianna.
ARIANNY f English (Modern)
Famous bearer: ring girl and model Penelope López Márquez, who uses Arianny Celeste as her stage name. Her stage name is derived from a nickname she received as a child.
ARICA f English
Variant of Erica.
ARICK m English, Ancient Germanic, Scandinavian
Scandinavian form and English variant of Eric and German diminutive of Richard.
ARIE f & m English
Diminutive of name which begin with Ar-.
ARIK m English (Rare)
Variant of Eric.
ARISA f English
An elaborated feminine form of ARI or the diminutive of any name containing the element -arisa.
ARISSA f English
Variant of Arisa.
ARISTEA f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Feminine form of the Greek name Aristeides.... [more]
ARITHEA f English
Likely an invented name or possibly a variant of ARETHA
ARIYA f English
Variant of Aria or Arya.
ARIYANA f English
Variant of Ariana.
ARIYONA f English
Variation of Arianna.
ARJAY m English (Rare)
Phonetic spelling of the initials RJ.
ARKADINA f English
Feminine form of the Russian surname Arkadin, which is probably derived from the given name Arkadiy. A famous bearer is the daughter of Uma Thurman and Arpad Busson: Rosalind Arusha Arkadina Altalune Florence Thurman-Busson.
ARKANSAS m & f English (Rare)
From the name of the US State. The word Arkansas itself is a French pronunciation (Arcansas) of a Quapaw (a related Kaw tribe) word, akakaze, meaning "land of downriver people" or the Sioux word akakaze meaning "people of the south wind".
ARKELL m English (Rare)
Derived from the English surname Arkell, which in turn is derived from the Old Norse personal name Arnketill. Also compare Haskell.
ARKHAM m English
Transferred use of the place name Arkham which is a fictional city in Massachusetts used regularly by author H.P. Lovecraft. Arkham was given to 7 boys in 2018 according to the Social Security Administration.
ARLA f English (American)
Of uncertain origin and meaning. It might be a direct adoption of the Scandinavian name Arla; however, it is also possible that Arla arose as an elaboration or quasi-Latinization of Arlie.
ARLAN m English
Variant of Arlen.
ARLETHA f English (Rare)
Perhaps a blend of Arletta and Aletha.
ARLETTA f English (Rare)
Latinate variant of Arlette.
ARLEY m English
Variant of Arlie.
ARLIA f English
There is no history to this name, it is relatively new since there is no meaning to the name in history, it shall be dubbed as meaning "I'm amazing"
ARLIN m English
Variant of Arlen.
ARLINGTON m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Arlington. Notable bearer the American poet Edwin Arlington Robinson received the name rather unusually when a man from Arlington, Massachusetts was selected to pull a name out of a hat to bestow his first name, Edwin.
ARLOW m & f English
Variant of Arlo.
ARLYN f & m English
Possibly a variant of Arlen or Arline.
ARLYNN f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Arleen using the popular name suffix lynn.
ARMARTIE m English (African)
A famous bearer of this name is Wayne Armartie Laryea (1952-) a British-born musician and actor with Ghanian ancestry.
ARMATHA f English
Variation of Ramatha, an ancient name of Palestine.
ARMEDA f English
Variant of Armida.
ARMIE m English
Diminutive of Armand. A known bearer of this name is American actor Armand "Armie" Hammer (b. 1986).
ARMILLA f English (Rare)
From the name of a type of ring worn as an ornament on the upper arm, derived from Latin armus meaning "uppermost part of the arm" or "shoulder". In ancient Rome an armilla was a military decoration awarded to soldiers.
ARMISTA f English (Rare)
From the word, armistice, meaning "an agreement made by opposing sides in a war to stop fighting for a certain time; a truce." See also the name Armistice.
ARMITAGE m English (Rare), Popular Culture
from the English surname Armitage
ARMOND m English
Possibly related to French Armand.
ARMONDA f English
Feminine form of Armond.
ARMORICA f English
Armorica or Aremorica is the name given in ancient times to the part of Gaul that includes the Brittany peninsula and the territory between the Seine and Loire rivers.
ARMSTEAD m English (American)
Transferred use of surname Armstead.
ARNETT m & f English
Transferred use of the surname Arnett.
ARNETTA f English (Rare)
Perhaps intended to be a feminine form of Arnold, using the Italian feminine diminutive suffix etta (compare Annetta, Netta).
ARNETTE f English
A feminine form of Arno.
ARNYA f English (Australian, Rare), English (New Zealand, Rare), Popular Culture
Variant of Anya. Arnya Duchevnic was a character on the Australian 2001 situation comedy 'Flat Chat'.
ARORA f English
Variant of Aurora.
ARRIE f English
Used in the United States around the late 1800s and early 1900s. Similar to other popular names of the time ending in -ie Addie, Annie, Allie, and Abbie. Possibly influenced by Ari and variants.
ARRIETTY f Literature, English (British)
Possibly a variant of Harriet. This is the name of a character from 'The Borrowers' by Mary Norton.
ARRJAY m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Arjay.
ARROW m & f English (Modern)
From the English word arrow, ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European *h₂érkʷo- "bow, arrow".
ARRY m & f English
Diminutive of Ariel.
ARTHA f English
Feminine form of Arthur.
ARTHER m English
Variant of Arthur.
ARTHOR m English
Variant of Arthur.
Feminine form of Arthur.
ARTIS m English (Rare)
Possibly related to Arthur.
ARTY m & f English
Variant of Artie or a diminutive of Arthur or Artemis.
ARUM f English (Rare)
A type of lily flower.
ARUSHA m & f Indian, English
Means "shining" or "bright" in Sanskrit.
ARVARD m English
Possibly a variant of ARVID
ARVELLE f French, English
Feminine form of Arvel.
ARVENE f & m English (Rare)
Perhaps intended to be a feminine form of Arvin, using the name suffix ene (possibly inspired by Arline or the French feminine suffix -ine, a derivative of Latin -inus "belonging to").
ARVILLA f English (Rare), Popular Culture
Unknown, possibly related to Arvel. In the 2007 film "Bonneville" Jessica Lange played Arvilla Holden, a widow on a road trip to deliver her late husband's ashes to California.
ARVIN m English
"the people's friend"
ARWIN m English
Possibly a variant of ARWYN, the name of the wacky engineer on Disney Channel's 'The Suite Life of Zack and Cody'
ARYELLA f English (Rare)
Possible variant of Ariella... [more]
ARYK m English
Variant of Eric.
ARZZIE m & f English
Diminutive of names containing the element -ars- or -arz-.
ASBURY m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Asbury.
ASCOT m English
Surname originating from the village of Arscott in Devon, meaning "eastern cottage" in Saxon. It can also be used to refer to Ascot in Berkshire, where the Royal Ascot race meeting is held each year.
ASELLA f Late Roman, Dutch (Rare), English (Rare), German (Archaic), Italian (Archaic)
Derived from the Latin noun asella meaning "little she-ass". It is the feminine version of asellus, which is a diminutive of Latin asinus meaning "ass, donkey".... [more]
ASHAEL m English (Puritan)
Puritan variant of Asahel.
ASHALEE f English
Variant of Ashley.
ASHAYLA f English (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the prefix a and Shayla.
ASHBY m & f English
Transferred use of the surname Ashby.
ASHE m & f English
Variant of Ash.
ASHES m English (Puritan)
Referring to the story of Job and/or the phrase "dust to dust, ashes to ashes." Considered the "vulgar tongue" variant of Aphrah.
ASHETON m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Ashton. Asheton was given to 5 boys in 2018.
ASHFORD m English (Rare)
Derived from the English locational surname Ashford, which itself is derived from the name of one of several places called Ashford in England. All but one of these derive the second element of their name from Old English ford meaning "ford" - for the one in North Devon, it is derived from Old English worō or worth meaning "enclosure".... [more]
ASHLAN f English
Variant of Aisling.
ASHLAND m & f English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Ashland.
ASHLAY f & m English
Variant of Ashley.
ASHLIN f & m English (Modern)
Variant of Ashlyn. Male usage may be transferred use of the surname Ashlin (see Ascelin).
ASHLLEY f English
Variant of Ashley.
ASHLY f English
Variant of Ashley.
ASHTEN f & m English
Variant of Ashton
ASHTIAN m English (Rare), English (American, Rare)
Variant of Ashton. Ashtian was given to 6 boys in 2017 per the SSA.
ASHTIN m & f English
Variant of Ashton
ASHTYN f & m English (Modern)
Variant of Ashton.
ASHURINA f English
Feminine form of Ashur.
ASIAH f English
Variant of Asia.
ASIANA f English
A contraction of Asia and Ariana.... [more]
ASIANNA f English
Likely an elaborated form of Asia with the popular name suffix -ana, or just a combination of Asia and Anna.
ASPYN f & m English (Modern)
Variant of Aspen.
ASSISI f English (Modern)
From the name of the Italian city. Mick Jagger's granddaughter has this name.
ASSURANCE m English (Puritan)
Meaning, "a positive declaration intended to give confidence; a promise." Referencing the promises of God in the Bible.
ASSYRIA f English (American)
From the Latin Assyria, from the Ancient Greek Assuria (Ἀσσυρία), from the Akkadian Aššūrāyu, from Aššur, the ancient Akkadian capital named after the East Semitic god Ashur.... [more]
ASTELLE f English (Rare)
English variant form or spelling of Estelle.
ASTEN m English
Variant of Aston.
ASTER f English
From the English word of a daisy-like flower. Ultimately from a Greek word for "star" or "aster".
ASTIN m English (Modern)
From an English surname which was itself derived from a contraction of the Anglo-Norman French given name Asketin, a diminutive of Old Norse Ásketill.
ASTORIA f English (American)
Feminine form of Astor.
ASTRO m English
Diminutive of Astrophel.
ASTRUD f Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare), Filipino, Dutch (Rare), English (Rare)
A famous bearer is Brazilian vocalist Astrud Gilberto (1940-).
ASTY f English (Modern)
Diminutive of Astrid.
ATENCIO m Italian, English
Italian form of Athanasius.
ATHA f English
Diminutive of Athaliah or possibly of Athena.
ATHAN m & f English
English form of Tathan.