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ATLANTA f English (Modern, Rare)
From the name of the city in the American state of Georgia, originally a short form of Atlantica
, which is ultimately from the name of the Atlantic Ocean (itself the genitive of Atlas
ATOMIC m English
From the English word "atomic", ultimately derived from Latin atomus
meaning "indivisible". This is the name of American physician, comedian, and social activist Patch Adam's son.
ATTA f English
Variant of Ada
or a short form of names beginning with Atta
AUBURN m & f EnglishEnglish
vocabulary name meaning "red-brown"; used to describe dark red hair colours.
AUDEN m & f English
From the English surname Auden
, which is derived from the Germanic given name Aldwin
(its Old English equivalent is Ealdwine
). Also compare Alden
, which is a surname-turned-given name that has the same etymological origins... [more]
AUDIO m English (Rare)
From the English word "audio" meaning "of or relating to audible sound" or "of or relating to the broadcasting or reproduction of sound, especially high-fidelity reproduction". From the Latin audiō
'hear, listen'... [more]
AUDRIEL f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Possibly a combination of Audrey
(or other names ending in -riel), it first appeared in the SSA in 2003 with 5 occurrences. It is also the name of a French musical duo, and in their case the name is a combination of names of the members, Audrey
, though the name's inclusion in the SSA predates the band's formation.
AUDYN f English
Variant of Auden
. Audyn was given to 6 girls in 2017 according to the SSA.
AURIEL f English (Modern)
Possibly an English form of the Roman name Aureola
, coined in the 19th century - revived also as Aureole
- and used regularly since. However, Orieldis
was a medieval name of Old German origin meaning "fire-strife", which survives in the surname Oriel... [more]
AUSTRALIA f English (Rare)
The name Australia derives from Latin australis
meaning southern, and dates back to 2nd century legends of an "unknown southern land" (that is terra australis incognita
). The explorer Matthew Flinders named the land Terra Australis, which was later abbreviated to the current form.
AVELEY f English
English surname, named for the village of Aveley in Essex. The name is Old English, and means “Aelfgyth’s meadow”. The Anglo-Saxon female name Aelfgyth means "elf battle".
AVELLANA f English (Rare)
Derived from Latin avellana
"hazel", literally "from Avella". Alternatively, it could be a transferred use of the Spanish surname Avellana
AVENUE f English
From the English word, ultimately from Latin advenīre
AVIE f & m English (Rare)
Diminutive of male or female names beginning with Av-
such as Ava
, etc. Or use as an independent name may be derived from a Latin origin meaning "bird".
AVONIA f English (Rare), African American
The meaning of this name is uncertain at this time. Its best known bearer was American actress Avonia Jones (1839-1867), whose parents may possibly have named her after the village of Avonia (in Pennsylvania, USA), or after the genus of plants of the same name... [more]
AVONLEA f English, Literature
A fictional town from Lucy Maud Montgomery's novel series Anne of Green Gables. She remarked that she wanted the name to echo the "Avalon" of King Arthur, an idyllic place of beauty. In literal translation, Avonlea means "grassy meadow" Also the name of a village in Saskatchewan (named for the fictional town).
AXIOM m English (Rare)
Meaning, "a statement (in mathematics often shown in symbolic form) that is so evident or well-established, that it is accepted without controversy or question."
AXTON m English
From the traditionally English habitational surname meaning "Acca's stone", from the Old English given name Acca
AYRTON m Portuguese (Brazilian), English, Scottish
From a surname which was originally taken from the name of Airton in Yorkshire, which meant "farmstead on the (river) Aire" (Aire itself was probably a Celtic or pre-Celtic river-name meaning literally "strongly flowing")... [more]
AYTON m English (Australian)
From an English surname which was derived from a place name meaning "farmstead on a river" in Old English, from ea
"river" and tun
AZELIA f English (Rare), German (Rare, Archaic)
Azelia was first recorded in the 19th century. Its origin is uncertain and highly debated; some scholars argue that it might be a feminization of the biblical name Azel
. Others theorize that it might be a belated resurrection of the Puritan name Azaliah
which, while originally a biblical male name, was in use as a feminine name in the English-speaking world of the 17th century... [more]
AZLAND f African, English (American, Rare)
As an African name it means "powerful". As an English name, it is an alternate spelling of Azlan
which is a variant of Aslan
, a Turkish name meaning "lion". It is the name of the Lion in CS Lewis's book 'The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe'.
AZORINA f English (Rare)
From the name of the monotypic genus of flowering plants within the family Campanulaceae, whose sole species, the Azorina vidalii, is endemic to the Azores.