English Submitted Names

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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.
ATHEL m & f English (British)
From the Old English element æðel meaning "noble".
ATHELINDA f English (Rare), Literature
Variant of Ethelinda. Lady Athelinda Playford is a character in Agatha Christie's novel Closed Casket.
ATHELSTON m Medieval English, English (Rare), Literature
Medieval variant of Æthelstan, which is still in use today. In literature, this is the name of the eponymous character of the Middle English verse romance Athelston (14th century), the author of which is unknown.... [more]
ATHENIA f English (Rare)
Elaboration of Athena.
ATHENS m & f English (American)
From the name of the capital of Greece.
ATHER m English (Rare)
Derived from the Old English name Æðelhere.
ATHIENA f English
Variant of Athena.
ATHINE f English
Variant of Atine.
ATHOLL m English, Scottish
From a Scottish place name.
ATINAH f English
Variant of Atena.
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).... [more]
ATLANTIS f & m English
After the lost city of Atlantis.
ATLEE m & f English
Transferred use of the surname Atlee.
ATLEY m English (British, Anglicized, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Atley.
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.
ATPEACE f & m English (Puritan)
Meaning "at peace."
ATTA f English
Variant of Ada or a short form of names beginning with Atta.
ATTICA m & f Literature, English
Modern usage is likely as a feminine form of ATTICUS. Attica is the region surrounding Athens in Greece.... [more]
ATTIE f English (Modern)
Short form of Athanasia, Athena or anything that starts with at
ATTWELL m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Attwell.
ATWATER m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Atwater.
ATWELL m English
Transferred use of the surname Atwell.
ATZ m English (American, Modern, Rare)
In the case of Atz Kilcher, it is a short form of Attila.
ATZMAN f English
Yugoslavia
AUBRA f English
Elaboration of Aubrey.
AUBREI f English
Variant of Aubrey.
AUBRIANA f English (Modern)
Blend of Aubrey with the popular suffix ana.
AUBRIANNE f English
Combination of Aubrey and Anne.
AUBRIELLA f English
Combination of Aubrey and the suffix -ella.
AUBRIETA f English (Rare)
Elaboration of Aubrey. Also from the "trailing purple-flowered plant."
AUBRYN f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Auburn, possibly influenced by Aubrey.
AUBURN m & f English
English 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]
AUDETTE f French (Quebec, Rare), English (Rare)
As a Québecois name, this is most likely intended as a diminutive of Aude while as an English name, it seems to be a variant of Odette.
AUDIE m Irish, English
Anglicized diminutive of Éadbhard.
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]
AUDRALINA f English
Elaboration of Audra.
AUDRE f English
Variant of Audrey, borne by Audre Lorde.
AUDREE f English
Variant of Audrey.
AUDREI f English
Variant of Audrey.
AUDRENE f English
Blend of Audrey and the name suffix ene.
AUDRI f English
Variant of Audrey.
AUDRIA f English
Variant of Audrea.
AUDRIANA f English (American, Modern)
An invented name, a combination of Audrey and Adriana.
AUDRIANNE f English
An elaboration of Audrey, or a combination of Audrey and Anne.
AUDRIE f English
Variant of Audrey.
AUDRIEL f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Possibly a combination of Audrey and Ariel (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 and Gabriel, though the name's inclusion in the SSA predates the band's formation.
AUDRIELLA f English
Combination of Audrey and the suffix -ella.
AUDRINA f English
This name is English and means nobility.
AUDRIY f English
Variant of Audrey.
AUDRYE f English
Variant of Audrey.
AUDRYNA f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Audrena or a combination of Audry and the name suffix -na. According to the SSA, Audryna was given to 30 girls in 2017.
AUDRYNNA f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Audryna. According to the SSA, Audrynna was given to 6 girls in 2012.
AUDY f English
Diminutive of Audrey.
AUDYN f English
Variant of Auden. Audyn was given to 6 girls in 2017 according to the SSA.
AUGELLO f English
Transferred use of the surname Augello.
AUGGIE m English
Diminutive of August.
AUGIE m English
Diminutive of August.
AUGUSTIA f English
Elaboration of Augusta.
AUNDRA f English (Modern), African American
Possibly a blend of Audra and Andra. This name has been used regularly in the United States since the 1950s.
AUNESTY f English (American)
Variant of Honesty. 12 girls were given this name in 2017.
AUNIX m & f English (Canadian)
Variant of Onyx
AUNYA f English (Rare)
Variant spelling of Áine or Anya
AURAE f & m English (Rare)
From the genitive case of Latin aura, meaning "breeze, wind, air".
AURALIA f English
English variant of Aurelia.
AURELIAN m English, Dutch, History, Romanian, Swedish (Rare), Danish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), German (Rare)
Form of Aurelianus (see Aureliano). This name was borne by a Roman emperor from the 3rd century AD.
AURELLE f English (Modern)
Feminine form of Aurel.
AURIEL f English (Modern)
Possibly an English form of the Roman name Aureola, coined in the 19th century - revived also as Aureole, Auriol and Oriel - and used regularly since. However, Orieldis or Aurildis was a medieval name of Old German origin meaning "fire-strife", which survives in the surname Oriel... [more]
AURORALYN f English
Combination of Aurora and Lyn.
AURUM m & f English (Rare)
Means "gold" in Latin.
AUSIANA f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Newly created name, probably derived form Aussie (a shortened version of Australia) and Ana
AUSTIE f English
Diminutive of Augustine (2).
AUSTINA f English (Rare), Medieval Italian (Tuscan)
Possibly originally a contracted form of Augustina (compare Austin's origins), in the English-speaking world this name is now generally understood as a feminization of Austin.
AUSTON m English
Variant of Austin.
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.
AUSTYNE f & m English (Rare)
Variant of Austin.
AUTHER m English
Possibly a variant of Arthur.
AUTHOR m English (American, Rare)
From a misapprehension of the spelling of the name Arthur or from the occupation.
AUTRY m & f English
Variant of Audrey.
AUTUM f English (American)
Variant of Autumn that was given to 14 girls in 2017.
AUTUMNA f English
Elaboration of Autumn.
AVAGRACE f English
Combination of Ava and Grace given to 38 girls in 2018.
AVALEE f English
Combination of Ava and Lee.
AVALENA f English
Combination of Ava and Lena.
AVALENE f English (Rare)
Variant of Aveline, though it may also simply be a combination of Ava with the popular suffix lene.
AVALET f English
Elaboration of Ava using the suffix -let.
AVALIA f English
Variant of Evelia.
AVALIESE f English
Elaboration of Ava using the suffix -liese.
AVALIN f English
Variant of Aveline.
AVALINA f English
Variant of Avelina.
AVALISSE f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Avalise. Avalisse was given to 7 girls in 2018.
AVALYNN f English (Modern)
Variant of Avaline or an elaboration of Ava using the popular name suffix lyn.
AVANELLE f English (Rare)
Possibly a combination of Ava & Nell.
AVAREE f English (American)
Variant of Avery given to 31 girls in 2017.
AVARIELLA f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Possibly an elaboration of Ava, through Ariella, or otherwise a combination of these two names.
AVARIELLE f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Possibly an elaboration of Ava, through Arielle, or otherwise a combination of these two names.
AVAROSE f English (Rare)
Combination of Ava and Rose
AVEDON m English
Variant of Avidan.
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".
AVELIN m & f Medieval English, English (Anglicized)
Diminutive of the Ancient Germanic names Avo and Avi (compare also Ava, Aveline and Evelyn). Also an aglicization of Éibhleann.
AVELLANA f English (Rare)
Derived from Latin avellana "hazel", literally "from Avella". Alternatively, it could be a transferred use of the Spanish surname Avellana.
AVELYN f English (Modern, Rare), Medieval English
Variant of Aveline first used in medieval England and eventually revived in the 20th century.
AVEN m English
Transferred use of the surname Aven.
AVENUE f English
From the English word, ultimately from Latin advenīre "come to".
AVEON m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Avon.
AVEREIGH f English (Modern)
Feminine varation of the unisex name Avery.
AVERELL m English
Variant of Averill.
AVEREY m & f English
Variant of Avery.
AVERIANA f English (American)
Combination of Averie and Ana given to 12 girls in 2018.
AVERIL f English
Variant of Averill.
AVERLY f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Elaboration of Avery, influenced by the spelling of Kimberly.
AVIARA f English (Rare)
Feminine elaboration of Avery.
AVICIA f English (Rare)
Latinate form of Avis (via its variant Avice).
AVIE f & m English (Rare)
Diminutive of male or female names beginning with Av- such as Ava, Avis, Avery, etc. Or use as an independent name may be derived from a Latin origin meaning "bird".
AVIELA f English, Hebrew
Feminine form of 'Avi'el.
AVON f & m English (Modern)
English variant of Afon.
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).
AVREY f & m English
Variant of Avery.
AVRIEL m & f Hebrew (Rare), English
Name of an angel in judaism, meaning unknown.
AVRYL f English
Variant of Avril.
AVYNN f English
Variant of Aven.
AWSTEN m English
Variant of Austin.
AXE m English (Modern, Rare)
From the English word axe.
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."
AXL m English
Variant of Axel.
AXLE m English
Variant of Axel.
AXTON m English
From the traditionally English habitational surname meaning "Acca's stone", from the Old English given name Acca plus stān 'stone'.
AXXEL m English (American)
Variant of Axel. Per the SSA, Axxel was given to 16 boys in 2017.
AXYL m English
Variant of Axel.
AXZEL m English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Axel. According to the SSA, Axzel was given to 12 boys in 2011.
AYANA f Indian, English (Modern)
Allegedly derived from Sanskrit ayana "going" (with the inteded meaning of "way").
AYCE m English
Variant of Ace.
AYDENN m English
Variant of Aidan.
AYDON m English
Variant of Aidan.
AYERTON m English
Variant of Ayrton.
AYFA f English
Anglicized form of Aoife.
AYIDEN m English
Variant of Aidan.
AYIN f Filipino, English, Indonesian
Possibly from the Proto-Semetic *ʿayn- meaning "eye".
AYITA f English (Modern, Rare, ?), African American (Rare), Western African (Rare)
The origins of this name are uncertain. Though it is popularly claimed to mean "first to dance" in Cherokee, this appears to be untrue.... [more]
AYLAH f English
Variant of Ayla.
AYLENE f English
Variant of Aileen.
AYLIN f English (American)
Possibly linked to the Spanish Aylín or the Turkish Aylin
AYLISH f English (Modern, Rare)
Anglicized form of Ailís.
AYMELINE f French, English
Possibly a variant of Emeline.
AYNIA f English (Modern, Rare), Irish Mythology
Allegedly an Irish fairy queen from Ulster.... [more]
AYNSLEE m & f English
Variant of Ainsley.
AYNSLEY f & m English
Variant of Ainsley.
AYRTEN m English
Variant of Ayrton.
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]
AYSHAH f English
Variant of Aisha.
AYSHEA f English (British)
Possibly a variant of Aisha.... [more]
AYSLENN f English
Variant of Aislinn.
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 "farmstead, estate".
AYVAH f English
Variant of Ava.
AYVEN f English
Variant of Aven.
AYVIA f English
Variant of Avia.
AYVIANA f English
Variant of Aviana.
AYZLIN f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Americanized variant of Aisling which is traditionally said ASH-lin. Ayzlin was given to 5 girls in 2018 according to the SSA.
AZ m & f English (Rare)
Short form of names beginning with Az.
AZAELIA f English
Elaboration of Azalea.
AZAHRIA f English
Feminine variant of Azaria.
AZALEIGH f English
"from azalea the flower"
AZALIA f English (Rare), Spanish (Latin American)
In English-speaking countries, this name is usually a variant spelling of Azaliah and Azalea, but there are also cases where it is a variant spelling of Azelia.... [more]
AZALIAH m & f Biblical, English (Puritan, Rare)
English form of Atsalyahu via its latinized form Aslia. This was the name of a character from the Old Testament, who appeared in 2 Kings 22:3 (also known as 4 Kings 22:3). He was a son of Meshullam and was himself the father of Shaphan the scribe.... [more]
AZEALIA f English (American, Rare)
Variant of Azelia. This name is borne by American rapper Azealia Banks (1991-).
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]
AZELL f English
Nickname for Azalea
AZELLE f Afrikaans (Rare), English (Rare)
Possibly a feminization of Azel.
AZIA f English
Variant of Asia.
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.