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#Name Meaning
1 AlenaRock
2 AlexandraFeminine of Alexander. Defender of mankind.
3 Aleyna
4 AliciaOf noble birth
5 AlijahThe Lord Is My God
6 AlinaDiminutive of Adeline, from the Old German 'athal' meaning noble.
7 AlineFair, good-looking. Feminine of Allen or variant of Helen.
8 AlishaOf noble birth
9 AlissaVariant of Alice.
10 AmelieHard working. Industrious. Striving.
11 AmraA princess.
12 Anastasiarisen by baptism to new life
13 Andreamanlike, manly, brave
14 AngelaFeminine form of Angelo: Messenger of God; angel.
15 Angelika'Like an angel.
16 AnikaDutch form of Anne.
17 AnitaGracious, sweet and bitter, sad
18 AnjaFinnish and Slovene version of the given name Anna.
19 AnkeDutch form of Anne.
20 AnnaGracious, sweet and bitter, sad
21 Anna-Lena
22 Annecharming, gracious
23 AnnemarieGracious, sweet and bitter, sad
24 AnnikaVariant of Ann: A variant of Hannah introduced to Britain in the 13th century, made popular in the 14th century by the cult of St Anne. The form of the name varies with fashion:.
25 AntjeGrace.
26 AntoniaFeminine form of Anthony: Highly praiseworthy. From a Roman clan name. In the 17th century, the spelling Anthony was associated with the Greek anthos meaning flower.
27 AsimaDefender
28 Astriddivine beauty
29 Barbara"Savage" or "wild"
30 BeateHappy
31 BettinaGod has sworn
32 BiancaWhite; shining. A variant of the French Blanche.
33 BirgitA variation of the name Bridget.
34 BrigitteVariant of Bridget: Derived from the Irish name Brighid, meaning 'the high one' or 'strength.' Brighid was a mythological Celtic goddess of fire and poetry. This name has been used regularly in the British Isles since the 17th century.'Strength.
35 Brisilda
36 BrittaA variation of the name Bridget
37 Carinaclean or pure
38 Carlameans the same as guy
39 CarmenGarden. The Spanish form of the Hebrew Carmel. Famous bearer: Bizet's opera 'Carmen', first performed in 1875.
40 Carolin
41 Carolinemeans the same as guy
42 CelinaDivine
43 CélineDivine
44 CeylaRespelling Of Kayla Or Sela
45 ChantalSong
46 CharlotteDiminutive of Charlotte: A feminine form of Charles, meaning man or manly. Alternate meaning, tiny and feminine.
47 Chiarabright, shiny, glossy
48 Christianeanointed
49 ChristinFollower
50 Christinaanointed
51 Christineanointed
52 Claudialame
53 Corinavirgin
54 Corinnavirgin
55 CorneliaThe horned
56 Dagmarpeace
57 DanaMy judge is God
58 DanielaGod is my judge
59 DeborahBee. Deborah was the Biblical prophetess who summoned Barak to battle against an army of invaders. After the battle she wrote a victory song which is part of the Book of Judges.
60 Denisefertility
61 Désirée
62 Desireethe required
63 DianaFrom the Greek goddess of the moon.
64 DoreenA variant of Doirean, derived from a Celtic word meaning sullen.
65 DorisGift
66 Eileentorch, the radiant
67 ElenaShining light, or bright one. A variant of the Greek Helen.
68 ElisaGod has sworn
69 ElisabethGod has sworn
70 ElkeOf noble birth
71 EllenA variant of the Greek Helen, meaning shining light, or most beautiful woman. Famous bearer: British actress Dame Ellen Terry.
72 Esthera star
73 EvaLife. Living one. Variant of Eve. In the bible Eve was Adam's wife and the first woman.
74 EvelynFrom a surname derived from the Old French 'aveline' meaning hazelnut. Famous bearer: Evelyn Waugh.
75 FabienneFeminine variant of Fabian from the Roman family name Fabius. Bean grower.
76 Farihahappy
77 FionaWhite or fair. Reportedly first used as a name by Scottish author William Sharp, who used the pseudonym Fiona MacLeod.
78 FranziskaFree.
79 FraukeLittle Women
80 FriederikeQuiet, powerful ruler
81 GabrieleItalian form of Gabriel 'God given strength'.
82 Ginafarmer or husbandman
83 GiselaFrom the Old German word 'gisil', meaning pledge.
84 GiuliaPeople of Julus
85 GudrunDivine knowledge.
86 HannaGrace of God
87 HannahGrace of God
88 HeidiOf noble birth
89 HeikeHome leader
90 Helenatorch, the radiant
91 Helgahappiness
92 IlaydaWater Fairy
93 IlonaLight
94 ImkeShort form of names with the Germanic tribe "Irmin" (large, great), whole, comprehensive
95 Inaclean or pure
96 InesMeek. Chaste. Variant of Agnes.
97 Ingridalternative name for the Nordic god Freyr
98 Irenepeace
99 Irinapeace
100 IrisColorful, Rainbow
101 IsabelGod has sworn
102 IsabellGod has sworn
103 IsabellaGod has sworn
104 Jacquelinehe heel grip
105 Janaderived from the Sabijnenkoning Titus Tatius
106 JanikaGod is reconciling
107 JaninaVariant of Jeannine.
108 JanineYahweh is gracious
109 Jasminjasmine blossom
110 Jenniferfruitful
111 Jennyfruitful
112 JessicaRich. God beholds. The daughter of Shylock in Shakespeare's play 'The Merchant of Venice'.
113 Jihanthe universe
114 JoanaGod is with us
115 JohannaYahweh is gracious
116 Josephineadded
117 JudithJewess. Praised.
118 JuleThe young man, dedicated to Jupiter
119 JuliaPeople of Julus
120 JulianeBelow gehaard
121 JuttaFrom Judea
122 KarinPure
123 KatharinaPure
124 Kathleenclean or pure
125 KathrinBlessed, pure, holy
126 KatjaPure, pure, blessed, pure, holy
127 KatrinClean and pure
128 KayaClean / pure
129 KerstinChristian
130 KimYahweh focuses on
131 Kiraruler
132 KristinFollower
133 KristinaFollower
134 LaraProtection. Popular surname and place name.
135 LarissaCheerful
136 LauraThe laurel tree or sweet bay tree symbolic of honor and victory. Old name with many variants.
137 Lealion
138 Lenalion, hard
139 Leonielion
140 Lillywater lily
141 LinaDerived from ending of Carolina.
142 Lindashield of linden wood
143 LisaGod has sworn
144 Lisa-Marieshapely clean
145 Luisaglorious war hero
146 Lunagoddess of the moon
147 LydiaA maiden from Lydia, Greece.
148 Madlen
149 Magdalenataken from Mary Magdalene
150 MajaMother
151 MandyAbbreviation of Amanda, meaning worthy of being loved.
152 ManuelaGod is with us
153 Marashapely clean
154 MareikeSea Of Bitterness
155 MarenGirl
156 Mariashapely clean
157 Marieshapely clean
158 Marinashapely clean
159 Marionmarjoram (herb). Also known as Marjoram Herb Sausage or
160 MarisaVariant of Mary: Wished-for child; rebellion; bitter.
161 MarlouFrom the sea
162 MartinaThe little warrior
163 MayaMother
164 Meikeshapely clean
165 Melanieblack, dark in color
166 Melike
167 MelinaHoney;
168 MelissaBee
169 MerleBlackbird.
170 MichaelaHebrew for "Who is like God"
171 MichelleHebrew for "Who is like God"
172 Milenashapely clean
173 MiriamRebellious. In the Old Testament, Miriam was the sister of Moses and Aaron.
174 MirjamBitter / sad, Sea
175 Monanoble
176 MonikaVariant of Mona 'madonna.
177 NadineHope
178 Nadja'Hope.
179 NancyGrace of God
180 Nataliebirthday
181 NataschaBirthday (of Christ)
182 Nathaliebirthday
183 NeleThe horned
184 NicolaConqueror of the people
185 NicoleConqueror of the people
186 Ninathe ever pure, pure
187 Nivien
188 NoraGod is my light
189 Oliviaolive tree
190 PatriciaAristocrat
191 PeggyVariant of Peg: Diminutive of Margaret which developed from rhyming with Meg.
192 Petrarock
193 PiaPious.
194 RamonaFeminine form of Raymond: Counsel; mighty protection; guards wisely.
195 Rebeccawife of Isaac and mother of Jacob
196 Rebekkawife of Isaac and mother of Jacob
197 ReginaLatin: queen, Norwegian Distinguishing the gods
198 RicardaRules the home.
199 Ritashapely clean
200 RominaRoman
201 RomyRosemary Or Person From Rome
202 Ronjabringer of victory
203 Rumeysa
204 RuthCompanion; friend; vision of beauty. In the Bible, Ruth the Moabitess was the great grandmother of King David.
205 SabineOf the tribe of the Sabines, from Sabine, Italy
206 SabrinaLegendary princess.
207 SamanthaListen; name of God.
208 SandraUnheeded prophetess. A diminutive of Casirnir, Cassandra, or Catherine. In Homer's 'The Iliad' Cassandra's prediction of the fall of Troy was unheeded. Also used as an independent name. Also a feminine of Alexander (defender of man).
209 Saraprincess
210 SarahPrincess. In the Bible, Sarah was the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac. Her name was originally Sarai (quarrelsome), but God commanded that her name be changed to Sarah before the birth of her son.
211 SaskiaProtector Of Mankind
212 Selenay
213 SelinaVariant of Celine: French form of the Latin 'caelum' meaning sky or heaven. Also a variant of Celia or Selena.
214 SibylleWoman
215 SilkeWin / win
216 SilviaOf The Forest
217 SimoneGod has heard
218 SinaSon Of Mount Sinai
219 SonjaWisdom
220 SophiaName (s) of
221 SophieName (s) of
222 Sorayarich
223 SouhailaStar / moonlight, soft / smooth, Canopus Star
224 StefanieCrown
225 SteffiCrown
226 Stephaniecrown or wreath
227 Susannwater lily
228 Susannelily flower
229 SvenjaBoy, lad, guy, boy, young / small
230 Swantje
231 SylviaForest
232 TabeaGazelle
233 TamaraPalm tree. Used as a symbolic oriental name due to the beauty and fruitfulness of the tree.
234 Tanjaderived from the Sabijnenkoning Titus Tatius
235 Tatjanaderived from the Sabijnenkoning Titus Tatius
236 Theresawoman working at harvest
237 TinaGod has sworn
238 UlrikeMistress of all.
239 Ursulabear
240 VanessaButterfly.
241 VeraFaith
242 VerenaName given in honour of 3rd century Saint Verena.
243 VeronikaVictory
244 VictoriaVictor
245 ViktoriaAbout Winning, conqueror
246 ViolaTwelfth Night
247 Vivienlively, full of life
248 XeniaCordial toward guests.
249 Yasminjasmine blossom
250 Yvonne(Bow) Yew

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