English Submitted Names

English names are used in English-speaking countries. See also about English names.
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AALEIYAH f English
Variant of AALIYAH.
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.
AARALYN f English (Modern, Rare)
An invented name, possibly a combination of AARON and LYN.
AARIA f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Aria, 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
AARONA f English (Rare)
Feminine form of AARON.
AARREN m English
Variant 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.
ABALINA f English
Variant of ABILENE.
ABB m English
Variant of AB.
ABBEGALE f English
Variant of ABIGAIL.
ABBIEJEAN f English (American), Popular Culture
Combination of ABBIE and Jean. 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.
ABBILEIGH f English
Combination of ABBY and LEIGH.
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.
ABELAH f English (Rare)
Feminine form of ABEL.
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.
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.
ABIGALE f English
Variant of ABIGAIL.
ABIGAYL f English
Variant of ABIGAIL.
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".
ABLYN f English
An invented name, comprised of Ab (such as in ABIGAIL) and LYN.
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 and ABRAMO.
ABREEANA f English (British)
Combination of the prefix a and BREEANA.
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)
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."
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.
ACHAEA f English
From a region of Greece that has existed since ancient times.
ACHAIA f Greek Mythology, English (Rare)
Of uncertain etymology, possibly derived from Greek ἄχος (achos) meaning "grief, pain, distress" (also see ACHAIOS, ACHILLES)... [more]
ACHSAH f Biblical, English (Puritan)
Means "anklet, bangle" in Hebrew (presumably echoic of the click of a moving anklet). In the Old Testament, Achsah is the daughter of CALEB. It has occasionally been used as an English Christian name since the Protestant Reformation.
ACIE m English
Diminutive of Ace.
ACKERLEY m English
Transferred use of the surname ACKERLEY.
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.
ACTON m English (Rare)
From an English surname which was derived from a place name meaning "oak farm" in Old English.
ACTS-APOSTLES m English (Puritan)
Combination of two books of the Bible.
ADABEL f English
Combination of ADA 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 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.
ADAIA f English
The name is of Hebrew origins and means "Adornment of God"
ADAIRE f English (Rare)
Feminine variant of ADAIR.
ADALEE f English (Rare)
Combination of ADA and LEE.
ADALEI f English
Modern variant of ADELIE.
ADALEIGH f English
Combination of ADA and LEIGH.
ADAMAE f English
Combination of ADA 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 and MARIS, 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 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.
ADDA f English
Possibly a variant of ADA.
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.
ADDI f English
Variant of Addy-1.
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.
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.
ADI f English
Variant of Addy.
ADIANA f English (Modern)
Possibly a variant of ADRIANA or an elaboration of Adi
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.
ADLER m English
Means "eagle" in German. It is not used as a given name in Germany itself.
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
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.
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]
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.
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.
AFFIE f English
Diminutive of ALFREDA or a variant of Effie.
AFFTEN f English
Variant of AFTON.
AFTON m & f English
From a surname which was originally derived from an English place name. It is also the name of a river in Scotland, and it coincides with the Swedish word meaning "evening".