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English baby names: In modern times in the English-speaking world there has been a strong trend towards using surnames as given names, for example Beverley, Cameron, Bradley and Ryan. The surnames themselves come from a variety of sources. There are also many vocabulary words (such as Jade, Summer and Hope in English) which are used as given names.The stock of first names is further increased by variants of traditional names (such as Alicia from Alice, Krystle from Crystal), independent short forms of traditional names (such as Bill from William, Jessie from Jessica), and made-up names (such as Lavone and Jolene). There are also many feminine forms of masculine names, for example Jane from John, Roberta from Robert, Nicole from Nicholas. Interestingly this trend does not seem to happen the other way around.


English Boy Names
Aaron the enlightened, mountain high
Abraham Father of many
Adam earth
Aidan Fire, warmth of the home
Alan cheerful, in harmony
Alexander helper and defender of mankind
Alp hero
Anchor "...hope is like a firm and steady anchor of the soul." Hebrews 6:19
Andrew Manly
Antony Inestimable; incomparable; praiseworthy
Ashton Ash tree settlement
Bailey Steward or bailiff
Benjamin fortunate
Blake Either black or pallid
Braden From the broad or wide valley
Bradley broad meadow
Brady wide island
Brendan Dweller by the beacon
Brent Steep hill
Brian Strong; sincere
Brown russet complexion
Cade Pure
Cale bold
Caleb courageous
Calum from St. Columbus; Originally Latin for Dove
Cameron crooked nose
Carrington family or place name
Ceasar Purposeful
Cheyenne Name of Algonquin tribe, red people
Christian anointed, Christian
Christopher Christ bearer
Cody pillow, mommy's boy
Colin A young hound
Conner wise aid
Connor high longing
Courtney court dweller
Dakotah friend
Damian, Damien Tamed or Tamer
Daniel A judge
David beloved
Devin Poet
Domenic Lord
Drew masculine
Dustin brave warrior
Dylan son of the sea or ocean
Emeri industrious leader
Emlyn sacred
Erick ever powerful, rule
Erik honorable ruler
Ethan Firmness
Fabien bean farmer
Frazer Grower/planter of strawberries
Gabriel God is my strength
Garfield spear field
Gavin contented one
Gerard Brave with the spear
Gideon destroyer of trees
Gilbert shining pledge
Glen intelligent
Guy Guide
Harvey strong and ardent
Hayes hedged area
Hays family name
Holden kind and gentile
Ian A scotch form of John
Indiana from the state of indiana
Isaiah The Lord
Isaac laughter
Jackson Son of Jack; God's Grace
Jacob The supplanter
James supplanter (from Jacob)
Jared Descending
Jeremy, Jerry Exaulted; placed high above others
Jason Healer
Jay The supplanter
Jesse Grace of God
Jody/Jodi God will increase
John God is gracious
Jonah Peace
Jonathan God's offering, gift of God
Joseph God will increase
Joshua God is salvation
Jude Praise
Julian youthful, handsome
Justin Just
Kade variant of Kincaid, leader of battle
Kaleb courageous
Keala Pathway
Keegan little fiery one
Keith Wood dweller
Kelly warrior
Kelsey Victory at Sea
Kendall the golden town
Keoki from George
Kerry the dark
Khalid who stay alive
 Kody pillow
Kyle Fair and handsome
Landon grassy land
Lane From the narrow road
Leif Beloved
Leslie From the Grey Fortress Meadow
Levi A bond; a tie; a promise
Liam valiant protector; form of William
Liam Eliam was King Solomon's grandfather
Mackenzie son of wise man
Madison Mighty in battle
Maersk Marsh
Malachi book of the bible; angel, messenger
Maliq master, leader
Matthew gift from the Lord
Michael Like the Lord
Morgan great, bright; Born by the sea
Nathan A gift
Nathaniel A gift
Neil Champion
Nicholas successful commander
Noah comfort, strength, rest
Oakley a field of Oaks
O'Bannon of the white haired one
Owen Well-descended
Parker keeper of the parks
Patrick nobleman
Paul Little;small
Phillip A lover of horses
 Quentin The fifth
Quinlan well shaped, graceful
Rami who can shot well
Randall The protector
Reece ardent one
Richard dominant ruler
Robert Winner over all
Robin Of shining fame, A form of Robert
Ronald Worthy of admiration
Ryan king; A capable executive
Samuel Asked of God
Scott The wanderer
Sean gift from God
Skyler sheltering
Sloane man of arms
Stephen protected
Sutton The town to the south
 Taylor A tailor
Thomas Twin
Timothy Honoring God
Todd a fox
Trevor Prudent
Trey Three
Trent Swift running
Tristin Sad
Tyler maker of tiles
Vance Thresher
Victor Conquering
Vincent Invincible
Virgil Growing; flourishing
Wayne A wagon maker
Wesley From the west meadow
Westley From the west meadow
Whitley white meadow
Wiatt Guide
William Protector
Wilson Son of Will
Wyatt Guide
Xavier Brilliant
Zachariah Whom God remembers
Zachary Remembered by the Lord

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English Girl Names
Acealittle warrior girl
Ainsleemy own meadow
AlexaIt is a variant of Alexandra and it means "man's defender", or "noble".
AlixandriaDefender of mankind; Comes from the male name Alexander
Aliyahrising
Aleenloving, good looking
AlkaGirl with beautiful long hair
Alysontruth & noble
Alyssaof good cheer, noble
AmandaWorthy of Love, loveable
Amariah the one whom God has promised
Amarissafollower of God
Andreadaughter of man
AngelGod's messenger
AngelaGod's messenger
Anissaunderstanding
Annagracious
Annaliesegrace, pledged to God
ArianaA beautiful melody or very Holy one
Arielleof the water, lioness of God
Arienesilvery
Armindathe protector
Ashantipowerful empire on the west coast of Africa
AshleyFrom the ash tree meadow
Audreynoble strength
Audrinadim. Audrey
AuroraDawn
AutumnHarvest; beauty
BaileySteward or bailiff
BeatriceBringer of joy
BeckyThe ensnarer; from Rebecca
BelleBeautiful
Beverley,Beverlyby the meadow of beavers
BiancaWhite; fair
BrianaThe strong
BriettaStrong
Bronwen, Bronwyn, Bronwynnwhite, pure of heart
BrookeThe Brook
Caitlinpure
Cameroncrooked nose
CaraFriend
CariFlowing like water
Carindear little one
Carissabeloved
CarolynNoble-spirited
CarrieNoble-spirited
CarriganBlack
Cary, CareyDark of hair or complexion
Casey (Gaelic)Brave
Cassandramessenger of truth
CassiePure
Catherine, CathrinePure
ChandaThe great goddess
Chandnimoonlight
ChanelleChannel
CherylBeloved
CheyenneName of Algonquin tribe, red people
Chloeblooming, flowering
Chrislynnbeauty
Cierrasaw
ClaudiaLame
Colleengirl
Corinea maiden
Courtneycourt dweller
Daisybright flower
Dakotah, Dakotafriend
DanicaMorning Star
DanielleGod is my judge
DaraCompassionate
DariaRich
Dawnellmorning sun
Desireeto watch with desire
Destinyone's fate
DevinPoet
DreamaHeavenly Guidance
Drewmasculine
Dulciesweet
EglantineWild Rose
ElaineLight
Elieshaexalted nature; from Alice
ElizabethMy God is bountiful, God is plenty, God's Oath
Elouiserenowned in battle
Emeriindustrious leader
Emlynsacred
EmilyIndustrious
EmmaGod of light
Erika,Ericaever-strong
Estellestar
EvanleFrom Evan, var John, God is gracious; and Lee, meadow
FaithSure reliance
GabriellaGod's angel
Gioviannafem. of John, God is gracious; var. Giovanna
GraceGod's blessing
GracieGrace
HannahGrace
Hanneloregracious
Heathercolored flowers
HelenaFrom the greek Helios, sun. var. of Helen
HermandaMade up from Sandra, defender of mankind and Herman, army man
Hongflower, rose
Hopehope
IrisThe rainbow
JadeThe stone
JamieFeminine form of James
Jaime, JaimieI love
JanelDarling Jane
JanessaFrom Jennifer (white wave) and Vanessa (butterfly)
JasmineFragrant flower
Jazmina flower
Jenniferwhite wave
JesseGrace of God
JessicaWealthy
JessieMy present
Jody/JodiGod will increase
JonahPeace
JosKaitlynpure
Katiahsmall tree
Katiepure, dim. Katharine
KayliePure heart
Karaform of very dear little one
KassidyClever
Katharyne, Kathryn, KayteePure
KathleenDear to my heart; pure
KealaPathway
Keiradark one
Kellywarrior
KelseyVictory at Sea
Kendallthe golden town
KendraThe knowing woman
Kerrythe dark
KionaIndian princess
KiraThe sun
KirstieThe Christian or anointed
Lacee, Laciebeautiful spirit
LauraA laurel; Famous
LaurenLaurel
LavinaPurified
Leighmeadow or pasture
Leighaweary
LeslieFrom the Grey Fortress Meadow
Lindellfrom the valley of lillies
Lindsay, LyndseyIsland of Linden Trees
Lynn,Lynby the waterfall
MackennaHappiness
MadisonMighty in battle
Makailafem of Michael, Like the Lord
MakennaHappiness
MakenzeyDetermined Intelligent
MalkaQueen
MarinaMary, or from the sea
Marybitter, bitterness
Maureenme darling
MayaTruth, brave, loving to every one who they meet
Meganpearl, from Margaret
Melaniedark skinned/clothed
Melissahoney bee
Michaela, MichealaWho is like the lord
Mikennahappiness
Mirandawondrous
Morgangreat, bright
Nadabeautiful girl
NaomiPleasant
NatalieChristmas
Nathalieafter Christmas
Nicolevictory of the people
Nualafeminine form of Noel meaning "Christmas"
PaisleyPaisley Yards, a place in Scotland
ParisCity in France
PaytonNoble Woman
PeytonVillage Warrior
PersephoneGreek Goddess
Rachellamb of God
Raelynpretty, doe
Rebeccabeauty, witt and caring
Reeceardent one
Reillyvaliant
Reneereborn/born again
Riannfem of Ryan
Rhiannawitch, enchantress,goddess of the moon
RobinOf shining fame, A form of Robert
Rubyred precious gem
Rupalibeautiful
SabrinaFrom the border
Sapphyre, SapphireGem
Sarah,SarraPrincess
Sariessence
Scarletflaming red
Secretnot to tell
Shanequaannointed by the grace of God
Shannonlittle wise one
Sharona flat clearing
Shenitabeauty, love, adornment
Shiquitaqueen of the universe
SierraSaw
Skylarsheltering
Sloaneman of arms
Solacecomfort in time of distress
Sophiewisdom, sophisticated
TaliaBlooming
TamaraThe palm tree
Tanakibeauty
Tanikaa dweller in or near a rice swamp
Tayleighperhaps made from Taylor and Leigh (tailor and meadow)
TaylorA tailor
TrinityTrinity River, it means the Father, the Son, and The Holy Spirit.
Tessdim. Theresa
TessaPrincess
Theresaharvest
TimothieOne who honors God
TrinityThe father, the son & the holy spirit
VaneaGod's gracious gift
Vanessabutterfly
VanyaGod's gracious gift
Vedikano meaning submitted
VeronicaTrue image
VickiVersatile in inspirations
VictoriaConquering, victory
Whitleywhite meadow
Whitneyfrom white island
XeniaHospitable
Xzyliahmade up
Zagrossweet, feminine
Zitashort for Rosita, little rose
ZoeFree spirit

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