English (Canadian) Submitted Names
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CALEDONIA f English (Canadian, Rare)
From the Latin name of Scotland, which may be derived from Caledones
, the Latin name of a tribe that inhabited the region during the Roman era, which is of unknown origin, though some Celtic roots have been suggested; it is possible that the exonym means "tough person" from Brythonic caled
"hard, tough" and a suffix (unknown to me) meaning either "great" or "person"... [more]
CHELAN f English (Canadian), American
From the name of a lake and city in the American state of Washington, which is derived from the Salish Indian word Tsi-Laan
meaning "deep water".
KELTIE f English (Canadian)
From the Scottish surname Keltie
, which was a variant of Kelty
. It coincides with a vernacular term for the kittiwake (a type of small seagull) used around Aberdeen in Scotland. This name has been in use since the 19th century.
OBÉLINE f French (Rare), French (Quebec, Rare), English (Canadian, Rare, Archaic)
Means "spit, nail, rod, pointed pillar, horizontal line". From the Greek obelos
(ὀβελός) with the French diminutive ending of -ine
, or -ia
SEVERN f English, English (Canadian)
English form of Habren
, the original Welsh name of the longest river in Great Britain, which is of unknown meaning (perhaps "boundary"). Its use as a given name may be inspired by the name Sabrina
, which was the Roman name of the river... [more]