English (British) Submitted Names

These names are a subset of English names used more often in Britain. See also about English names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
TIGERLILY f English (British), Literature
From the name of a several species of lily. Tiger Lily (with a space) is also the name of the Native American princess in J. M. Barrie's "Peter Pan". Primarily used as a given name in the UK.
TOUGH f English (British)
From the English word tough.... [more]
TRIDECIMA f English (British, Rare, Archaic)
Feminine form of Latin tridecimus "thirteenth".
TRIGGER m American (Rare), English (British, Rare)
Meaning can be particular to the bearer, such as "trigger of a gun" for someone noted for marksmanship. In the British television series 'Only Fools and Horses' (1981-1991) one character was called Trigger after the horse owned by ROY ROGERS.
TULISA f English (British, Modern)
Usage of this name is most likely adapted from British singer-songwriter Tula Paulinea Contostavlos (1988), who performs under the mononym Tulisa and has Greek ancestry. It is likely Tulisa is an elaboration or diminutive of her given name, Tula, a variant transcription of TOULA.
TUPPENCE f English (British), Literature
Nickname for PRUDENCE or TEMPERANCE. A main character in Agatha Christie's "Partners in Crime."
UNDECIMUS m English (British, Rare, Archaic)
The latin word undecimus means "eleventh".
UNWYN m English (British, Rare)
Means "un-friendly" having derived from the Anglo-Saxon word "unwine" or "Unwene". This is a rare surname too.
URITH f English (British, Archaic)
Of uncertain origin, borne by an obscure early saint and martyr who was venerated in Chittlehampton, Devon, England.
UVEDALE m English (British, Rare)
Uvedale Price is a famous bearer of this name.
VALLERI f English (British)
Variation of VALLERI made popular by the song Valleri by the Monkees.
VERILY f English (British)
Meaning, "certainly" or "truly."
VOGUE f English (British)
From the English word meaning "the prevailing fashion or style of the time", borrowed from Middle French. Famous as the name of an iconic fashion magazine. Has gained recent interest in the UK especially due to Irish model Vogue Williams.
WILBRAHAM m English (British, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname WILBRAHAM.
XINNIA f English (British)
A variation of Zinnia. Possibly a variation of Xinia or Xenia.
YA f Cornish, English (British, Archaic)
Variant of IA (see second-user submitted name).
ZENOUSKA f English (British)
Name invented for Zenouska Mowatt, the granddaughter of Princess Alexandra of Kent, perhaps from Japanese ZEN combined with a Russian pet name ending, such as in ANOUSKA, to reflect her descent from Tsar Alexander of Russia, through her great-grandmother, Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark.
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