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Page 1/2. 22 Black names and what they mean, for black for baby girls, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Black names for boys.


Angel .. Angel is common as an American Black girl's name.
[Ang, Angelea, Angle]

Ashanti .. The name is used as a surname by the Akan people of Ghana, and also in modern American black families as a link to the African past ..
[Asante, Ashanta, Ashantae, Ashantay, Ashante, .. 10 more]

Blake .. "Black, dark." ..
[Blakelee, Blakeley, Blakely, Blakenee, Bladeney, .. 1 more]

Brenna .. "Raven or black-haired." ..
[Bren, Brenie, Brenn, Brenne, Brennah, .. 4 more]

Carey .. Also possibly a place name from Welsh "rhiw" meaning "hill fort", or from Gaelic "ciar" meaning "black", and Latin "carriarus" for an occupational surname for those who moved goods ..
[Carrey, Cary]

Cari .. Also possibly derived from Welsh "rhiw" meaning "hill fort", or from Gaelic "ciar" meaning "black", and Latin "carriarus" for an occupational surname for those who moved goods.

Ciara .. "Black." ..
[Ceara, Cearaa, Cearia, Cearra, Chiara, .. 17 more]

Cilla .. Pet form of Priscilla, associated with English singer and TV personality Cilla Black, whose real name is Priscilla White ..

Ebony .. "Black wood." .. Used since the 1970s by African-American blacks who like descriptive names such as Amber and Tawny.
[Ebboney, Ebbony, Ebo, Ebone, Ebonee, .. 8 more]

Floella Modern name popular in Britain as a Black name ..

Jetta .. Refers to jet, an intensely black, shiny gemstone ..
[Jett, Jette, Yette]

Kali .. "Black." ..
[Kalli]

Kerry .. "Black." ..
[Kara, Kera, Keree, Keri, Keriana, .. 12 more]

Kiara .. "Black." ..
[Keearra, Keira, Kiarra, Kierra]

Lela .. "Black beauty." ..

Marmara .. The Sea of Marmara, in Turkey, separates the Mediterranean Sea from the Black Sea.
[Marne, Marney, Marni, Marnia, Marnie, .. 2 more]

Melanie .. "Black, dark." ..
[Malaney, Malanie, Mel, Mela, Melaina, .. 25 more]

Nerissa .. "Black-haired." ..
[Narissa, Naryssa, Nericcia, Neryssa]

Odette .. In the famous ballet "Swan Lake", Odette is the good swan while Odile is the evil black swan ..
[Odetta]

Raven .. A large black bird made famous by Edgar Allen Poe's poem "The Raven" .. Suitable for a black-haired or dark-skinned baby ..
[Ravina, Rayvenne, Rayven, Rayvinn, Ravyn]


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Black names: Angel, Ashanti, Blake, Brenna, Carey, Cari, Ciara, Ebony, Kali, Kerry

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Black names: Kiara, Lela, Melanie, Raven

Angel, Ashanti, Blake, Brenna, Carey, Cari, Ciara, Ebony, Jetta, Kali, Kerry, Kiara, Lela, Melanie, Nerissa, Odette and Raven are commonly used names, while Cilla, Floella and Marmara are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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