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Page 1/4. 67 Ancient names and what they mean, for ancient for baby girls, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Ancient names for boys.

Adela .. Latinate form of Adele, which is from the French Adèle, an ancient name popular in medieval Europe because of the fame of a seventh-century saint, a daughter of the Frankish king Dagobert II ..
[Adalia, Adalie, Adele, Adelia, Adelita, .. 5 more]

Aeron .. The name of the ancient Celtic goddess of battle and slaughter ..

Amethyst .. According to ancient Greek superstition, an amethyst protected its owner against the effects of strong drink ..
[Amathyst, Amatista, Amethist, Amethiste]

Anatolia .. A region of Turkey, where the ancient city of Troy, site of the legendary Trojan War, was.
[Anatola, Anatolya]

Aoife .. The name has also been associated with Esuvia, a Gaulish goddess, and was borne by several heroines in ancient Irish legend ..

Arena .. 19th-century Americans may have named their daughters Arena as homage to Christian martyrs who were killed in the arenas of ancient Rome.

Arlette Ancient name of uncertain origin ..
[Arlet, Arleta, Arletta]

Attilia .. Italian feminine form of an ancient Roman family name whose meaning has been lost.

Brianda .. During the ancient religious wars of Christianity, the name travelled to Spain ..

Brittany .. Modern coinage from the name of an ancient duchy (Bretagne) in France ..
[Bibi, Bret, Bretny, Brett, Bretta, .. 78 more]

Candace .. An ancient hereditary title used by the Ethiopian queens before the fourth century, as Caesar was used by the Roman emperors ..
[Canda, Candaice, Candance, Candas, Candase, .. 24 more]

Ciana .. Also a variant form of the Irish Gaelic name Ciannait, meaning "ancient, enduring".
[Cianna, Kiana]

Cilla .. (Latin) "Ancient." ..

Cithara Ancient musical instrument resembling both the lyre and the zither ..
[Citara, Kitara, Kithara]

Corinthia .. A place name: from Corinth, an ancient Greek city that had a very early Christian church ..

Cybele .. Mythology: an ancient Phrygian nature goddess worshipped as the Great Mother in Asia Minor ..
[Cybel, Cybille]

Denise .. There is an ancient Latin form of the name, Dionysia, but this variant dates back only to the 1920s ..
[Deneigh, Denese, Dennet, Dennette, Deney, .. 17 more]

Diana .. Mythology: Diana was an ancient Roman goddess who came to be associated with the Greek god Artemis ..
[Danne, Dayann, Dayanna, Dayanne, Deana, .. 29 more]

Eilat .. Name of a port in Israel, named after an ancient city sometimes spelled Elath or Elat.

Electra .. From elektron, though ther are ancient Greek puns for it based on a "not" and lectron "married" ..
[Alectra, Elektra, Elettra, Ellectra, Ellektra, .. 1 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ancient names: Adela, Brianda, Brittany, Candace, Denise, Diana

Adela, Arlette, Brittany, Candace, Denise and Diana are commonly used names, while Aeron, Amethyst, Anatolia, Aoife, Arena, Attilia, Brianda, Ciana, Cilla, Cithara, Corinthia, Cybele, Eilat and Electra are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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