English (Canadian) Submitted Names

These names are a subset of English names used more often in Canada. See also about English names.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Aunix m & f English (Canadian)
Variant of Onyx
Bouse m English (Canadian, Rare)
Diminutive of Bower. A notable bearer is John Bower "Bouse" Hutton (1877-1962), a Canadian ice hockey goaltender and Hockey Hall of Fame member.
Breagh f Scottish, English (Canadian)
Allegedly derived from Scottish Gaelic brèagha, ultimately from Old Irish bregda, "fine, handsome, beautiful".
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".
Cherrylle f English (Canadian)
Variant of Cheryl incorporating Cherry.
Chrystia f English (Canadian)
Contracted variant of Christina.... [more]
Dirmid m English (Canadian)
Simplified form of Diarmaid.... [more]
Donnelly m English (American), English (Canadian)
Transferred use from the surname Donnelly.
Evlly f English (Canadian)
Possible contractive variation of Evalee.
Filmer m English (Rare), English (Canadian, Rare), American (Rare)
Variant of Fillmore. A notable namesake is Canadian musician Filmer Edwin Hubble (1904-1969).
Gwyllyn m English (Canadian, Rare)
Perhaps a variant of Gwillym influenced by Glyn. This was the birth name of Glenn Ford (1916-2006), a Canadian-born American actor.
Haedyn m & f English (Canadian, Americanized, Modern, Rare)
Modern, rare, variant of {Hayden}
Jennessa f English (Canadian, Gallicized, Modern)
Its kinda like Jenessa or Jennesa but double trouble
Kadeisha f English (Canadian)
Maybe a variant of Khadija.... [more]
Kayda f English (Canadian, Rare)
Can mean "Little dragon" or "Princess of god" and is of Japanese origin
Keltie f English (Canadian)
From the Scottish surname Keltie, which was a variant of Kelty... [more]
Kelty f English (American, Rare), English (Canadian)
Transferred use of the surname Kelty.
Kiesa f English (Canadian, Rare)
Possibly a variant of Keisha or Keziah.... [more]
Koah m & f English (American, Rare), English (Canadian, Rare)
Meaning and origin uncertain. It might possibly be derived from Hebrew כוח (koah) meaning "strength, power" or from Hebrew כֹּחַ (koach) meaning "ability".
Laurieann f English (American), English (Canadian)
This given name can be a variant spelling of Laurianne as well as be a combination of the names Laurie and Ann.... [more]
Lawna f English (Canadian, Rare)
Of unknown origin and meaning. It might be a variant of Lorna or Lana.
Lyon m English (Canadian, Rare)
Allegedly derived from the city in France of the same name.
Maelyne f English (Canadian, Modern, Rare)
Either an adoption of the modern French name Maëlyne or a variant of Maelyn.
Mazo f English (Canadian)
Of unknown origin and meaning.... [more]
Nickeil m English (Canadian, Modern, Rare), Obscure
Perhaps an anglicized form of Nikhil. This is borne by the Canadian basketball player Nickeil Alexander-Walker (1998-).
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, -ie, or -ia.
Petrichor f English (Canadian)
The earthy scent produced when rain falls on dry soil. The word is constructed from Greek petra (πέτρα), meaning "stone", and īchōr (ἰχώρ), the fluid that flows in the veins of the gods in Greek mythology.... [more]
Poema f English (Canadian)
Elaboration or feminization of Poem.
Rickland m English (Canadian)
This is my real name. When I was a child my parents told me they had made it up so I would have a unique name. Birth Certificate available if you want to confirm.
Rylene f English (American, Modern, Rare), English (Canadian, Modern, Rare)
Possibly a feminine form of Rylan or a combination of Riley with the trending suffix -lene (Compare Rylann).
Sacvan m American (Rare), English (Canadian, Rare)
Created from the first syllables of the surnames Sacco and Vanzetti... [more]
Scotia f English (American, Rare), English (Canadian, Rare), Celtic Mythology
Derived from Late Latin Scotia, ultimately derived from Scoti or Scotti, a Latin name for the Gaels, first attested in the late 3rd century. At first it referred to all Gaels, whether in Ireland or Great Britain, as did the term Scotia for the lands they inhabited... [more]
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]
Sheilagh f English (Canadian, Rare)
Variant of Sheila. A notable name bearer is a Canadian economist and historian, Sheilagh Ogilvie.
Shelina f Gujarati, Pakistani, English (Canadian)
Possibly means "moonlight" in Gujarati.... [more]
Silk f English (Canadian)
Simply form the English word silk
Staasia f English (Canadian)
Variant spelling of Stacia, which is the English equivalent of the Greek and Russian name Stasia.
Teslin f English (Canadian, Rare), English (American, Rare)
From the name of the mountain, plateau, river, and lake in Yukon and British Columbia, Canada. It comes from the Tlingit name for the river, Teslintoo or Teslintuh, meaning "long, deep water."
Wajan m Esperanto, English (Canadian)
Toki-Pona form of Ryan.
Wealthy m & f English (Puritan), American (Rare), English (Canadian, Rare), English (African, Rare)
Meaning, "having a great deal of money, resources, or assets; rich." In this case, spiritual blessings from God. From Middle English welthy, welþi, equivalent to wealth +‎ -y.
Winola f English (American, Rare), English (Canadian, Rare)
Probably after Lake Winola in Pennsylvania.