Ballerina Names

Ballerina names and what they mean, for ballerina, dancer, ballet, dance for women. Usage of these girl names was at its most widespread during 1950-1959 and is somewhat lower today, with names like Wendy, Cynthia, Jenny, Carmen and Martha falling out of style. The most trendy baby names here are Alice (#97), Lucia (#230), Violet (#67), Juliet (#258) and Ruby (#90). There is also a revival in birth name usage for Alice, Juliet, Lucia, Ruby and Violet.


Alexandra - Wendy

Page 1/1 of 35 Ballerina names.

Alexandra 1 .. .. Ballet dancer Alexandra Danilova; fashion designer .. Very common choice for a given name for girls (#92 the previous year) that also exists somewhat often as a surname. The variations Sandra, Lisandra, Ally, Alexis and Alexa are prevalent as forms of Alexandra. [Alandra, Alastrina, Alejandra, Alekanederina, Alesandare, .. 107 more]

Alice 2 .. .. Ballerina Alicia Markova; writers Alice Walker .. Alice is common (Top 1%) as a given name, appearing regularly (Top 37%) as a surname according to the US Census. The variations Elli, Alysia, Allyson, Allie, Alisha and Ali are familiar as forms of the name. [Adelice, Aillie, Alais, Alecia, Aleethia, .. 97 more]

Allegra 3 .. .. Ballerina Allegra Kent. Allegra is prevalent (Top 61%) as a female name, occurring frequently (Top 74%) as a last name according to the US Census. See also Allegria. [Alegra, Allie, .. 4 more]

Anne 4 .. .. , Queen of England; ballerina Anna Pavlova .. Anne is a conventional (Top 2%) feminine name, appearing often (Top 60%) as a surname in the US Census. The variations Nona, Nannie, Nancie, Nana, Annis, Annetta, Annabella, Anjanette, Anika and Ana are commonplace as forms of the name. [Aine, Anci, Anet, Anh, Anika, .. 91 more]

Anna 5 .. .. Ballerina Anna Pavlova; tennis player Anna .. Anna is a prevalent (Top 1%) given name, and it appears regularly (Top 28%) as a surname according to the US Census. The variations Annmarie, Annamarie and Anja are widely used as forms of this name. [Ana, Ania, Ann, Annalee, Annemarie, .. 14 more]

Antoinette 6 .. Ballerina Antoinette Sibley. Antoinette is common (Top 8%) as a female name. The forms Tonia, Nettie, Antonietta and Antionette are generally used as versions of Antoinette. [Antionette, Antonetta, Antonietta, Antonique, Antwinett, .. 17 more]

Baila 7 .. Source fr. Spanish word. "Dance." Rarely used as a given name. See also Bayla. [Beyla, .. 1 more]

Carmen 8 .. .. Dancer Carmen Miranda; model Carmen Kass .. Carmen has been on a downward trend in favor as a girls' name over the years since 1940-1949. A name suitable for both genders. The variations Mina, Charmaine, Carmelita and Carman are widely used as variant forms of Carmen. [Carma, Carmaine, Carmelina, Carmi, Carmin, .. 23 more]

Charis 9 .. .. American actress and dancer Cyd Charisse. Charis is a frequently occurring (Top 84%) given name. The forms Karis and Charissa are widely used as variations of this name. [Caressa, Carisse, Charesa, Charice, Charise, .. 22 more]

Chorine 10 .. From Greek, French elements. "Maiden; dance." Rare as a birth name for females. See also Charin. .. the French word "chor" meaning "dance" ..

Clio 11 .. .. poetry, Terpsichore choral song and dance .. A seldom-used baby name. The form Cleo is prevalent as a version of this name. [Cleo, .. 1 more]

Cynthia 12 .. .. Ballerina Cynthia Gregory; actress Cynthia Nixon. Cynthia has faded in popularity as a birth name over the years. The forms Cythia and Cindy are prevalent as versions of Cynthia. [Cinda, Cindee, Cindy, Cintha, Cintia, .. 47 more]

Darcie 13 .. .. See also Dorcey. Ballerina Darci Kistler. Darcie is a recognizable (Top 42%) female name. The form Darci is commonplace as a version of Darcie. [D'Arcy, Darcel, Darcelle, Darci, Darice, .. 12 more]

Giselle 14 .. .. a famous 19th-century ballet whose heroine .. Very common as a given name (#215 last year), and found often as a first name among females of all ages according to the US Census. The form Gisele is commonly used as a variation of this name. [Ghisele, Ghisella, Gisele, Gizela, .. 6 more]

Isadora 15 .. .. Duncan, acclaimed American dancer in the 1920 .. Seldom used as a baby name nowadays, though found often as a first name among the general female population according to the US Census. [Isidora, .. 1 more]

Jenny 16 .. .. Dancer Jennita Russo. Jenny has waned in popularity as a given name for baby girls over the years. The forms Jennie, Jenise and Jen are widely used as versions of this name. [Jen, Jenarae, Jenetta, Jenice, Jenise, .. 22 more]

Juliet 17 .. .. Dancer Juliet Prowse; actresses Juliet Stevenson .. The name Juliet has gained in popularity over the years. The form Juliette is commonplace as a version of Juliet. [Giuletta, Julieta, Juliette, .. 5 more]

Kyra 18 .. .. Cyrah and Kiran. Ballerina Kyra Nichols .. A very popular given name (#485 in 2014), and found commonly as a first name among the general female population in the US Census. See also Myra. [Kaira, Keira, Kyreena, Kyrie, .. 7 more]

Lourdes 19 .. .. Ballerina Lourdes Lopez. Lourdes is familiar (Top 13%) as a women's name, and it occurs regularly (Top 92%) as a surname in the US Census. [Lourdecita, Lourdetta, .. 2 more]

Lucia 20 .. .. Lucy (Latin) "light". Ballet patron Lucia .. The name Lucia has risen in favor with parents since 1970. See also Lusa.

Maggie 21 .. .. Dance impresario Maguy Marin; actresses Maggie .. A very popular choice for a baby name (#239 in 2014), Maggie also exists somewhat regularly as a last name. See also Maisie. [Magali, Maggy, .. 4 more]

Margo 22 .. .. Chateau Margaux. Ballet celebrity Dame Margot .. Margo is a commonplace (Top 16%) female name, occurring commonly (Top 40%) as a last name according to the US Census. See also Mariko. [Margaux, .. 2 more]

Martha 23 .. .. dancer Martha Graham; Martha "Calamity" Jane .. Martha is a conventional (Top 1%) given name, occurring often (Top 57%) as a surname according to the US Census. The forms Pattie, Mattie, Marty and Marth are common as variations of the name. [Maarva, Mariet, Marta, Martelle, Marthena, .. 28 more]

Melissa 24 .. .. dancer Molissa Fenley. A very popular given name for girls (#224 in 2014), and found regularly as a first name among the female populace according to the US Census. The forms Milly, Mellisa and Malissa are generally used as versions of this name. [Lisa, Malissa, Melesa, Melicia, Melise, .. 26 more]

Musetta 25 .. A scarce girls' name. See also Mosette. .. term for a dance tune using .. [Musette]

Nina 26 .. .. Ballerina Dame Ninette de Valois. A very popular name for baby girls (#295 in 2014) which also exists somewhat commonly as a last name. The variation Nena is popular as a variant form of Nina. [Neena, Nena, Nenna, Ninete, Ninnette, .. 12 more]

Odette 27 .. In the famous ballet "Swan Lake" .. Scarcely used as a birth name for females, Odette exists more often as a surname. See also Idette. [Odetta]

Odila 28 .. .. In the famous ballet "Swan Lake" .. Scarce as a name for kids. The form Odile is commonplace as a version of this name. [Odile, Udelia, .. 4 more]

Ruby 29 .. .. Dancer Ruby Keeler. A very common choice for a given name for baby girls (#90 the past year) which is also found somewhat often as a last name. Name used for both girls and boys. The form Rubie is common as a variation of this name. [Rubee, Rubetta, Rubia, Rubina, .. 7 more]

Suzanne 30 .. Variant of Susan. Ballerina Suzanne Farrell .. A somewhat uncommon given name for baby girls these days, but Suzanne is still recorded commonly as a first name among females of all ages according to the US Census. The variation Susanna is familiar as a variant form of the name. [Suesana, Suzane, Suzzanne, .. 6 more]

Talicia 31 .. Ballet celebrities Peter Martins and Darci .. Unique as a name for babies. See also Jalicia. [Tal, Talie, Tallia, Tallya, .. 7 more]

Tanga 32 .. Kanga with the sultry Latin dance .. A seldom-used girls' name. See also Tanika.

Twyla 33 .. .. probably due to dancer/choreographer Twyla .. Twyla is a conventional (Top 33%) female name. See also Tayla. [Tuwyla, Twila, .. 2 more]

Violet 34 .. .. Ballerina Violette Verdy. The name Violet has risen in favor as a birth name for girls since 1960. The variations Yolanda and Viola are prevalent as forms of Violet. [Eolande, Jolanda, Jolantha, Viola, Violante, .. 25 more]

Wendy 35 .. .. Ballerina Wendy Whelan; playwright Wendy Wasserstein .. Usage of Wendy as a birth name for girls has waned over time. The form Windy is popular as a variation of this name. [Wenda, Wendeline, Wendie, .. 6 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ballerina names: Alexandra, Alice, Anna, Anne, Antoinette, Carmen, Cynthia, Darcie, Giselle, Jenny

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ballerina names: Juliet, Kyra, Lourdes, Lucia, Maggie, Margo, Martha, Melissa, Nina, Ruby

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ballerina names: Suzanne, Twyla, Violet, Wendy



Quick Index

Summary of all Ballerina names (and variants) for girls.

[Alexandra - Wendy]
Alexandra [112], Alice [102], Allegra [6], Anne [96], Anna [19], Antoinette [22], Baila [2], Carmen [28], Charis [27], Chorine, Clio [2], Cynthia [52], Darcie [17], Giselle [10], Isadora [2], Jenny [27], Juliet [8], Kyra [11], Lourdes [4], Lucia, Maggie [6], Margo [3], Martha [33], Melissa [31], Musetta [1], Nina [17], Odette [1], Odila [6], Ruby [11], Suzanne [9], Talicia [11], Tanga, Twyla [4], Violet [30], Wendy [9]

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