English Submitted Names

English names are used in English-speaking countries. See also about English names.
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Aalycia f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Variant of Alicia (probably influenced by the name Aaliyah).
Aarah f Indian (Muslim), English
Variant of Aara, though it may also be used as a feminine form of Aaron.
Aaria f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Aria 1, the spelling is influenced by that of Aaron.
Aariana f English (Rare)
Variant of Ariana influenced by Aaron.
Aarin m & f English (American)
Variant of Aaron or Erin
Aaroleigh f English (American)
Combination of Aaron and Leigh, modeled on the name Ashley.
Aarona f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Aaron.
Aaryn f & m English
Variant of Aaron
Ab m English (American)
Short form of names beginning with "Ab-" such as Abner, Abraham and Abbott among others... [more]
Abagail f English
Variant of Abigail.
Abb m English
Variant of Ab.
Abbegale f English
Variant of Abigail.
Abbiejean f English (American), Popular Culture
Combination of Abbie and Jean 1. Used the FX tv show 'Archer' for Lana's daughter-- the character is named after show creator Adam Reed's own grandmother.
Abbigail f English
Variant of Abigail.
Abbilyne f English (Modern)
Variant spelling of Abbilyn.
Abbilynne f English (Modern)
Variant spelling of Abbilyn.
Abbott m English
From the English surname Abbott, from Old English abbot, ultimately from Latin abbas "priest".
Abbygale f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Abigail. This name was given to 63 girls in the year 2007.
Abcde f English (Modern, Rare)
From the first five letters of the English alphabet.
Abercrombie m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Abercrombie.
Aberdeen f & m English
Means "mouth of the Don (river)" in Scottish Gaelic. This is the name of the name of a city in northern Scotland, as well as several other cities worldwide named after the Scottish city.
Abide f & m English (Rare)
From Old English ābīdan ‘wait’, from ā- ‘onwards’ + bīdan.
Abigael f & m English, English (African), Spanish (Latin American), Filipino
Variant of Abigail. Masculine usage is mostly restricted to Latin America and the Philippines (though it is still more often used as a feminine name in that part of the world).
Abigaile f English
Variant of Abigail. This name was given to 35 girls born in the United States in the year 2010.
Able m English
Either a variant of Abel, or from the English word able, "having the power, skill, means, or opportunity to do something", ultimately from Latin habere "to hold".
Abney f & m English (American, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Abney.
Abnie f & m English (Rare)
Diminutive of names beginning with Abn, such as Abner.
Abrama f & m English (Rare), Indonesian (Rare), Italian (Archaic)
Variant or feminine form of Abram 1 and Abramo.
Abriella f English
Variant of Aubriella or a combination of the prefix a and Briella.
Absidy f English
Phonetic variant of Abcde.
Absolom m English (Rare), Romani (Archaic)
Variant of Absalom, possibly influenced by its French form Absolon. A known bearer of this name was Absolom M. West (1818-1894), an American Confederate general and state politician.
Abstinence f English (Puritan, Rare)
From the English word abstinence, referring to the act of abstaining from sin. This name was used by the Puritans.
Abundance f English (Puritan, Rare)
From the English word, ultimately from Latin abundantia "fullness, plenty". This name was used in the 17th century by Puritans, referring to the abundance of God's blessings.
Abuse-not f English (Puritan)
In reference to 1 Corinthians 9:18, "What is my reward then? Verily that, when I preach the gospel, I may make the gospel of Christ without charge, that I abuse not my right in the gospel."
Abyssinia f English (American, Rare)
Transferred used of the former name of Ethiopian Empire as a given name. Cited from Wiktionary, it is derived from New Latin Abissini, of Abissīnus (“Abyssinian, Ethiopian”), from Arabic الْحَبَشَة‎ (al-ḥabaša), and from حَبَش‎ (ḥabaš), means "to collect, to earn, to reap".
Acai m & f English (Modern, Rare)
From the name of the Açaí palm; derived from Old Tupi asa'y or ybasa'y, meaning "fruit that expels water".
Accalia f Roman Mythology (?), English (Rare)
According to questionable sources, such as baby name books and websites, this was another name for Acca, the human foster-mother of Romulus and Remus in Roman legend, also known as Acca Larentia (see Acca)... [more]
Accepted m English (Puritan)
Referring to being accepted into the Kingdom of God.
Acenith f English
Possibly a variant of Asenath.
Acerbus m English (American, Rare)
Means "Sarcastic, sardonic" in Latin.
Achaia f Greek Mythology, English (Rare)
Of uncertain etymology, possibly derived from Greek ἄχος (achos) meaning "grief, pain, distress" (also see Achaios, Achilles)... [more]
Acie m English
Diminutive of Ace 1.
Acony f English (Rare)
From the Hitchiti word oconee meaning "water eyes of the hills", which lent itself to the name of a wildflower found in the Appalachians Mountains, Acony Bell.
Acre m English
Potentially transferred use of the surname Acre or from Old English æcer (denoting the amount of land a yoke of oxen could plow in a day), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch akker and German Acker ‘field’, from an Indo-European root shared by Sanskrit ajra ‘field’, Latin ager, and Greek agros.
Acton m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Acton.
Acts-apostles m English (Puritan)
Combination of two books of the Bible.
Adabel f English
Combination of Ada 1 and the popular name suffix bel.
Adabell f English
Variant of Adabel.
Adacia f English (American, Rare)
Meaning uncertain. This name may possibly be a combination of the name Ada 1 with any feminine name ending in -cia, such as Acacia, Alicia, Felicia and Patricia.
Adagio m English (Modern, Rare)
From the Italian adagio meaning "slowly, at ease", a word to indicate a musical composition should be played slowly.
Adahlia f English (Modern, Rare)
Either a variant of Adalia, or a combination of the prefix a with Dahlia.
Adaire f English (Rare)
Feminine variant of Adair.
Adalee f English (Rare)
Combination of Ada 1 and Lee.
Adaleen f English
Variant of Adaline or Adeline.
Adalei f English
Modern variant of Adelie.
Adaleigh f English
Combination of Ada 1 and Leigh.
Adalore f English (Rare)
Combination of Ada 1 and common suffix -lore.
Adamae f English
Combination of Ada 1 and Mae.
Adamantine f French, English
Means "of unyielding quality" or "diamond like". From the Latin adamantinus meaning 'incorruptible, inflexible', itself from the Greek adamantinos (ἀδαμάντινος) of the same meaning, with the Greek or Latin suffix of -ine meaning 'like', 'made of', or 'of the nature of'... [more]
Adamaris f Spanish (Latin American), American (Hispanic), English
Either a combination of Ada 1 and Maris 2, or a combination of the prefix a with Damaris, or from Latin adamō meaning "I love truly, earnestly, deeply or greatly; covet".
Adamia f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Adam.
Adamira f English
Combination of Ada 1 and the popular suffix -mira.
Adams m English
Transferred use of the surname Adams.
Adan m English
Variant of Aidan.
Adana f English (Modern, Rare)
Allegedly a feminine form of Adán.
Adastra f English (Rare)
From the Latin phrase ad astra "to the stars". It may have been inspired by the similar name Adrasta (see Adrasteia).
Add m & f English
Short form of Addison.
Addalina f English (Rare)
Variant of Adalina
Addalyn f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Adeline using the popular suffix lyn.
Addalynn f English (Modern)
Variant of Adeline using the popular suffix lynn.
Addam m English (Rare), Popular Culture
Variant of Adam. Possibly influcenced by the TV show "The Addams Family". According to U.S. Social Security Administration, 33 boys were named Addam in 1984.
Addi f English
Variant of Addy 1.
Addibell f English
Combination of Addi and Bell inspired by other -bell names.
Adelah f English
Variant of Adela
Adeleia f English (American, Rare, Archaic)
Possibly an American variant of Adelaide.
Adelie f English (Rare), Medieval English
Anglicized form of Adélie and medieval English short form of Adelicia.
Adelila f English
Variant of Adelaila.
Adelisa f English (Archaic)
Variant of Adeliza, recorded in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Adell f English
Variant of Adele.
Adelphia f Late Roman, English
Feminine form of Adelphus.
Adie f English
Diminutive of Adrienne.
Adilena f English
Variant of Adelina.
Adin m English
Variant of Aidan.
Adison m & f English
Variant of Addison, though it is also possible that this name is a variant of Edison in some cases.
Adney m English
Transferred us of the surname Adney
Adolina f English
Variant of Adalina.
Adoni m English
Short form of Adonis and variant of Adonai.
Adonia f English (Modern)
Feminine form of Adonis
Adoniah f English (American)
Variant of Adoniyah and Adoniah.
Adonica f English (Rare)
Elaboration of Adonia.
Adoniel m English
Possibly a form of Adonaiel.
Adorabella f English (American, Modern, Rare), Filipino (Rare)
This name can be a derivation of the Latin adjective adorabilis meaning "adorable, worthy of adoration" as well as be a combination of the names Adora and Bella.
Adore f English
Late Middle English via Old French from Latin adorare ‘to worship’, from ad- ‘to’ + orare ‘speak, pray’.
Adoria f English (Rare)
Elaboration of Adora.
Adorina f English
Elaboration of Adore.
Adragon m English (Rare)
Combination of the prefix a and the English word dragon, a legendary serpentine or reptilian creature. Child prodigy Adragon De Mello was given the name because he was born in the Chinese year of the dragon.
Adran m English
Variant of Adrian.
Adreal m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Adriel.
Adream f English (Modern)
Combination of the prefix a- with Dream.
Adreana f English
Variant of Adriana.
Adreanna f English
Variant of Adriana.
Adreona f English
Variant of Adriana.
Adri f & m Italian, English, Spanish, French, Danish, Portuguese
Diminutive of Adrian, Adriana, and other names beginning with Adri.
Adron m English
Possibly a variant of Adrian.
Adryann m & f Brazilian, English (Rare)
In Brazil and France, this name is considered a variant of Adrian and Adryan.... [more]
Ads f & m English
Diminutive of Adeline, Addison, etc.
Adwena f English
Latinate form of Adwen.
Aedan m English, Manx
Anglicized form of Áedán as well as a Manx cognate of this name via Manx Ae.
Aegis m English (American, Modern, Rare)
From the mythological device called the Aegis. In the Iliad, the Aegis is a device worn by Greek gods Athena and Zeus, resembling an animal skin or a shield and sometimes bearing the head of a Gorgon.
Aelian m English, History
English form of Aelianus. A bearer of this name was Claudius Aelianus - often called Aelian in English - a Roman author and philosopher from the 3rd century AD.
Aemilian m English, History
English form of Aemilianus. This name was borne by a Roman Emperor from the 3rd century AD.
Aeone f English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Ione, borne by British singer-songwriter Aeone Victoria Watson (1959-).
Aerial f & m English (Modern)
Variant of Ariel, influenced by Greek aer "air"
Aeriana f English (Modern)
Variant of Ariana, influenced by Greek aer "air".
Aerianna f English (American, Modern, Rare)
Variant of Arianna influenced by the Greek aer meaning "air"
Aerie f English (Modern, Rare)
Diminutive of names beginning with Aer, coinciding with the English word aerie, "a bird of prey's nest".
Aeriel m & f English (Modern)
Variant of Aerial.
Aerin f & m English
Variant of Erin or Aaron.
Aeris f Popular Culture, English
Variant of Aerith, due to translation confusion. It may also be considered a variant of Eris.
Aero m English (American, Modern, Rare)
From the English word, ultimately from Greek ἀήρ āer- "air".
Aeryn f Popular Culture, English
Variant of Erin. Aeryn is one of the female aliens on the show Farscape.
Aerynn f & m English (Rare)
Variant of Aaron. Aerynn was given to 5 girls in 2018 per the SSA.
Aeta f English (British)
This name derives from the a palm tree called the Aeta Palma (Mauritia Flexuosa), discovered in British Guiana and named by a the botanist William Davis Lamb who then used the name for his daughter.
Æðelwig m English
Composed of the elements æðel 'noble' + wig 'war'. See also the surnames Alaway and Hallaway.
Affie f English
Diminutive of Alfreda or a variant of Effie.
Affinity f English (Rare)
From the English word Affinity.
Afften f English
Variant of Afton.
Afton f & m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Afton. It is also the name of a river in Scotland, and it coincides with the Swedish noun afton meaning "evening".... [more]
Aggy f English
Variant of Aggie.
Aghy m English
English form of Eachaidh
Agness f English
Variant of Agnes.
Agnetis f Dutch (Rare), English (Archaic), German (Archaic)
From Latin Agnetis, which is the genitive of the third declension of Agnes, the latinized form of the Greek name Hagne.... [more]
Agony m English, English (Puritan)
One of the rarer virtue names introduced by the Puritans, referring to Jesus' agony in the garden of Gethsemane.
Agustin m Piedmontese, English (American), Lengadocian, Provençal
Piedmontese, Languedocian and Provençal form of Augustin and Anglicized variant of Agustín.
Agustine m Spanish, English
Variant of Augustine 1. Mexican army general and politician Augustine I of Mexico (1783 - 1824) is a notable bearer.
Agustus m English
Varaint of Augustus.
Ahimaaz m English, Biblical Hebrew
Means "brother of the council" in Hebrew.
Ahkia f English (Rare)
Female version of Ahki which means Brother
Ahlana f English
Variant of Alana.