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Acantha

The name Acantha (ə-KAN-thə) is a girl’s name of Greek origin, meaning: “thorny”.

Aegle

Aegle Name Meaning & MoreGender: BoyMeaning: BrightnessOrigin: LatinCurrent Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 namesMore about the name Aegle: Aegle is a boy’s name of Latin origin, meaning: “brightness.” Borne from mythology it derives from the Greek word aiglē ‘brightness, splendor’.What do you think of the name Aegle? Let us know in the...

Aine

The girl’s name Aine is an Irish name meaning: “radiance”.

Ambrosia

(Greek ) food of the gods.

Aoife

The girl’s name Aoife is a Scottish name meaning: “beauty”.

Aris

Aris Name Meaning & MoreGender: UnisexMeaning: Bane, ruinOrigin: GreekCurrent Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 namesMore about the name Aris: The name Aris is a unisex Greek mythology name meaning: "bane, ruin."Posts with the name Aris: 100 Girl Names You Haven’t Heard Of 60 Short Unique Girl NamesWhat do you think of the name Aris? Let us...

Artemisia

Artemisia (AAR-TUH-MEE-ZHUH) is a Greek girl’s name meaning: “gift of Artemis”.

Athena

Athena Name Meaning & MoreGender: GirlMeaning: Wisdom and warfareOrigin: GreekCurrent Popularity: #105More about the name Athena: Athena is a girl’s name meaning “wisdom and warfare” and is of Greek origin.Posts with the name Athena: Top 25 Girl Names Starting with the Letter AWhat do you think of the name Athena? Let us know in the comments...

Athene

Athene Name Meaning & MoreGender: GirlMeaning: WisdomOrigin: GreekCurrent Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 namesIf you like Athene, you might consider: Cassandra, Cressida, Petra, Athena, Anthea, Theda, Thera, AletheaMore about the name Athene: Greek mythology name for the goddess of wisdom and patron of Athens. Athena, also referred to as...

Atlas

The boy’s name Atlas is a Greek name meaning: “titan, to carry”.

Aurora

Aurora is a Latin girl’s name meaning: “dawn”.

Avalon

Avalon is a Welsh name meaning: “island of apples”.

Balor

Balor is an Irish boy’s name, meaning: “the deadly one”.

Bran

Bran Name Meaning & More Gender: Boy Meaning: Raven Origin: Welsh, Irish  Current Popularity: Not in the top 1,000 namesIf you like Bran, you might consider: Brandon, Brantley, Branton, Brayson, LandonMore about the name Bran: Bran (BRAHN or BRAN) is a boy's name of Celtic origin meaning: “raven” or "crow". Bran was popular in Ireland and...

Camilla

Camilla is a Latin girl’s name meaning: “young ceremonial acolyte”.

Cassandra

Cassandra is a Greek name meaning: “prophetess”.

Cassiopeia

Cassiopeia (KAS-EE-UH-PEE-UH) is a Greek girl’s name possibly meaning: “cassia juice”.

Cian

Cian is a boy’s name of Irish origin, meaning: “ancient”.

Circe

Circe is a Greek name meaning: “bird”.

Clelia

(Italian) famous.

Conall

Conall is a Gaelic traditional boy’s name composed of Old Celtic words meaning: “strong wolf”. 

Cressida

Cressida (KRES-I-DUH) is a Greek girl’s name meaning: “gold”.

Delia

Delia Name Meaning & MoreGender: GirlMeaning: Born on the Island of DelosOrigin: GreekCurrent Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 namesMore about the name Delia: Delia is a girl’s name meaning “born on the island of Delos” and is of Greek origin. A name from Greek mythology of the goddess Artemis, referring to her birth on the island of...

Dylan

Dylan is a Welsh boy’s or girl’s name meaning: “sea”. In Welsh mythology Dylan was known as the ‘god of the sea’.

Elettra

Elettra Name Meaning & More Gender: Girl Meaning: Brilliant Origin: Italian Current Popularity: Not in the U.S. top 1,000 namesMore about the name Elettra: From Greek ēlēktōr ‘brilliant’. A name of a heroine in Greek mythology.What do you think of the name Elettra? Let us know in the comments below.

Etain

The girl’s name Etain is an Irish name meaning: “jealously”.

Evander

Evander Name Meaning & MoreGender: BoyMeaning: Good manOrigin: LatinCurrent Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 namesIf you like Evander, you might consider: Everett, Alexander, Xander, LeanderMore about the name Evander: The name Evander is a boy’s name meaning “good man” and is of Latin origin. Latin form of Greek Euandros, derived from eu...

Fauna

(Latin) goddess of earth and fertility.

Flora

A name for the Roman mythology goddess of flowers and spring. Derived from Latin flos “flower”

Freya

Freya is a Old Norse name meaning: “the lady”.

Gaia

All About the Name GaiaMEANING ORIGIN, POPULARITY AND MORE The girl's name Gaia (GY-UH) is a Greek name meaning: “goddess of earth”.   POPULARITY The name Gaia is not in the U.S. top 1,000 most popular names.   MIDDLE NAME IDEAS Calliope   SIMILAR NAMES YOU MIGHT LIKE Naiara, Fia, Nicia, Galilea, Gia   FAMOUS BEARERS Gaia...

Grania

The girl’s name Grania is an Irish name meaning: “the loved one”.

Hades

Hades Name Meaning & MoreGender: BoyMeaning: SightlessOrigin: GreekCurrent Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 namesMore about the name Hades: The name Hades is a boy’s name meaning “sightless” and is of Greek origin. Hades is the dark god of the underworld in Greek mythology; however, Hades was considered non-evil and of a giving...

Hayes

Hayes is an English boy’s name meaning: “hedge”.

Hera

Hera Name Meaning & MoreGender: GirlMeaning: HeroOrigin: GreekCurrent Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 namesIf you like Hera, you might consider: Hestia, Petra, Helena, Astrid, PieraMore about the name Hera: In Greek mythology, Hera is the Queen of the Gods and the wife and sister of Zeus. She is also known as the goddess of marriage &...

Hestia

Hestia is a Greek name meaning: “hearth, fireside”.

Iole

Iole Name Meaning & More Gender: Girl Meaning: Violet Origin: Greek Current Popularity: Not in the top 1,000 namesMore about the name Iole: Pronounced ‘eye-oh-lee’: a name from Greek mythology, representing the Greek vocabulary word meaning ‘violet’.What do you think of the name Iole? Let us know in the comments below.

Isadora

Isadora Name Meaning & MoreGender: GirlMeaning: Gift of IsisOrigin: GreekCurrent Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 namesIf you like Isadora, you might consider:  Isadella, Aurora, Camora, Elisana, MariellaMore about the name Isadora: Isadora is old fashioned yet sophisticated, its mysterious and exotic, and a great alternative to the common...

Ismene

Ismene Name Meaning & MoreGender: GirlMeaning: KnowledgeOrigin: GreekCurrent Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 namesIf you like Ismene, you might consider: Isa, Isadora, Genevieve, Milena, ImogenMore about the name Ismene: The name Ismene is a girl’s name meaning “knowledge” and is of Greek origin. In Greek mythology, Ismene is known as the...

Janus

Janus Name Meaning & MoreGender: BoyMeaning: GatewayOrigin: GreekCurrent Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 namesIf you like Janus, you might consider: Manus, Magnus, Jaspar, Felix, FergusMore about the name Janus: The name Janus is a boy’s name meaning “gateway” and is of Greek origin. An ancient Roman god’s name. In Roman mythology, Janus...

Jocasta

Jocasta Name Meaning & More Gender: Girl Meaning: Unknown Origin: Greek Current Popularity: Not in the U.S. top 1,000 namesMore about the name Jocasta: A name from Greek mythology, Jocasta is known as the mother and wife of Oedipus.What do you think of the name Jocasta? Let us know in the comments below.

Juno

Juno Name Meaning & MoreGender: GirlMeaning: Consort of JupiterOrigin: LatinCurrent Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 namesMore about the name Juno: Juno is a girl’s name meaning “consort of Jupiter” and is of Latin origin. A Roman mythology goddess that was the wife of Jupiter and the queen of the heavens.Posts with the name Juno: 25...

Jupiter

Jupiter Meaning, origin, and popularity of the name JupiterJupiter  Mythology NameThe name of a Roman deity and planet name.Mythology nameRomanFor a boyNot in the U.S. top 1,000 namesSearch Baby Boy Names by LetterABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

Lavinia

Meaning: “from Lavinium”.

Leander

The boy’s name Leander is a Latin name meaning: “lion name”.

Leda

Leda (LEE-dUH) is a girl’s name of Greek origin meaning: “happy”.

Liadan

The girl’s name Liadan is an Irish name meaning: “grey”.

Linus

Linus Meaning and Origin The name Linus is a boy's name meaning "flax" and is of Latin origin. Latin form of the Greek name Linos. In Greek mythology, Linus was the son of Apollo and Calliope, he was a musician and inventor of melody and rhythm. The name Linus is currently not in the US top 1,000 names. Linus pairs well with the middle name...

Lorelei

Lorelei is a German name meaning: “alluring temptress”.

Luna

Luna is a Latin name meaning: “moon”.

Maeve

Maeve is an Irish name meaning: “intoxicating”.

Medea

Medea Name Meaning & MoreGender: GirlMeaning: To reflectOrigin: GreekCurrent Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 namesIf you like Medea, you might consider: Mattea, Mabilia, Malia, Cosima, TerzaMore about the name Medea: A Greek name from the word mēdesthai ‘to reflect, meditate, or ponder. In Greek mythology, Medea was an enchantress and...

Moira

The girl’s name Moira is a Greek name meaning: “fate, destiny”.

Morgan

Morgan is a Welsh name meaning: “sea circle”.

Muirgen

Muirgen is a Welsh name meaning: “born of the sea”. 

Narciso

All About The Name Narciso Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Greek Narcissus,  a figure in Greek mythology who fell in love with his own image reflected in a pool of water.   Meaning: Daffodil Origin: Italian, Spanish and Portuguese Gender: Boy Current Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 names Middle Name Possibilities: Magnus...

Nerio

Nerio is an Italian boy’s name meaning:“war”

Niamh

The girl’s name Niamh is an Irish name meaning: “brightness or beauty”.

Odysseus

All About The Name Odysseus According to Greek legend Odysseus the king of Ithaca and the hero of the Trojan War. Odysseus is the hero in the story The Odysssey. He was the king of Ithaca and fought against the Trojans in the Trojan War.   Meaning: Wrathful Origin: Greek Gender: Boy Current Popularity: Not in the US top 1,000 names Middle...

Olympia

Olympia (o-LIMP-ee-uh) is a girl’s name of Greek origin meaning: “from Mount Olympus”.

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