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20 Birthday names and what they mean, for birthday, festival, holiday, sunday for baby girls, listing 1-20.
Akosua .. (Ghanaian) "Born on Sunday." ..
Antalya .. Also an anagram of the Russian name Natalya, meaning "birthday".
Arava .. The willow is one of the four types of wood used at Sukkoth, the Jewish harvest festival.
Bonnie .. The old nursery rhyme claims that "the child who is born on the Sabbath Day/is bonny and blithe and good and gay", which makes this an appropriate name for a Sunday's child ..
Christmas .. Name of the holiday celebrating the birth of Christ, so named from "Christ" (see Christian) and "mass" meaning "festival" ..
Decembra Month name that refers to the holiday season like Noel.
Dominique .. Appropriate for a girl born on Sunday, "the Lord's day" ..
Easter .. (English) "Christian spring festival." Holiday name used as a Christian name mainly in the 19th century ..
Esther .. Jews celebrate the festival of Purim in memory of her ..
Holiday "Holy day." ..
Ilana .. A name given to girls born on the Jewish holiday "The New Year of the Trees".
Latasha .. A La- name based on Natasha, meaning "birthday" ..
Lucy .. The feast day of Saint Lucy (fourth century), patroness of sight, is called the Festival of Light in Sweden ..
Menora .. To the Jews, the menora is the candelabrum used at Hannukah, the Festival of Lights.
Natalie .. (Latin) "Birthday." Refers to the birthday of Christ, or Christmas ..
Natalya .. (Latin) "Birthday." Russian name from Natalia which derives from Latin "natšlis" meaning "birthday", especially Christ's birthday (see also Noel) ..
Natasha .. (Latin) "Birthday." ..
Neda .. (Slavic) "Born on Sunday." ..
Rue .. In Shakespeare's "Hamlet", Ophelia called rue the "herb-grace o' Sundays" ..
Tasha .. Short form of Natasha (Russian) "birthday" ..
Bonnie, Dominique, Easter, Esther, Ilana, Latasha, Lucy, Natalie, Natalya, Natasha, Neda and Tasha are commonly used names, while Akosua, Antalya, Arava, Christmas, Decembra, Holiday, Menora and Rue are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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