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Black baby names and what they mean, for black, dark, night, deep.

These girl names were at the peak of their popularity in 2014 (usage of 0.2152%), except for names such as Brenna, Ciara, Kerry, Lela and Shirley which have fallen out of fashion. The most fashionable names for newborns in this list are Blake (#589), Kali (#262), Lilith (#635), Penelope (#42) and Phoenix (#494), with Penelope having a rebound in popularity. Amayo (top 64%) and Bleke (97%) are familiar last names.

Here is the list of Dark names for boys.

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Top 1000 baby names ranking of Black names: Amaya, Angel, Ashanti, Blake, Brenna

Amaya 1 .. Source fr. Basque, Japanese elements. "night rain." Ranked in Top 1000. Also a place name for a .. [Amaia]

Angel 2 .. .. as an American Black girl's name. Popular as last names. Compare Angel (upper 1%) with common surname Andel (upper 21%), which also ends with -el. [Ang, .. 2 more]

Aphra 3 .. a nickname for a dark person .. Affery and variants are rare as girls' names. [Affera, .. 2 more]

Ashanti 4 .. .. in modern American black families as .. Somewhat popular as baby names, Shanti, Ashanti, etc. are pronounced like the popular Shanda. [Asante, Ashanta, Ashantae, Ashantay, Ashantee, Shantee, Shauntee, .. 8 more]

Blake 5 .. Root fr. Old English element. "Black, dark; pale." Blake is recognizable (top 98%) as a women's name. Surname used as a given name. [Blakelee, Blakely, Blakenee, Bladeney, .. 2 more]

Brenna 6 .. Stems fr. Gaelic language. "Raven or black haired." Brenna is prevalent as a variant form. Modern use is probably as a .. [Bren, Brenie, Brenn, Brynna, Brynne, .. 4 more]

Capucine 7 .. .. cloak with a deep collar, worn .. Capucini, Capucire and Capucite are kreatif variations.

Carey 8 .. .. Gaelic ciar meaning black, and Latin .. Rare, with the unconventional androgynous-sounding -rey ending for Carey, Carrey like Cherey. [Carrey, .. 1 more]

Cari 9 .. .. Gaelic ciar meaning black, and Latin .. Less widespread today. Cari was last found in 1990 in the Top 1000. See also Cyra.

Ciara 10 .. Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic word. "Black." A conventional birth name (#673 a year ago) that is also found somewhat frequently as a surname. Modern feminine form of Ciaran from .. [Ceara, Cearaa, Cearia, Ciaara, Ciaran, Ciarra, Ciarrah, Kiera, .. 14 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Black names: Carey, Cari, Ciara, Cora, Coral, Darcie

Cilla 11 .. .. TV personality Cilla Black, whose real .. Rare as a baby name, but Cilla is similar to the more popular Lilla. See also Cela.

Cinnabar 12 It is a deep brownish red .. Outside Top 1000.

Collis 13 .. Root fr. Old English. "dark haired." Not in Top 1000. Occupational name. [Collice, Colliss]

Cora 14 .. .. Cooper for the dark haired heroine .. Prominent, with the common -ra ending for Cora, Kora like Citara. [Corabel, Coralia, Coralyn, Corene, Coretta, Corey, Corine, Corinne, Corita, Correna, .. 48 more]

Coral 15 .. .. sea growth, often deep pink to .. Coral, Coralee, etc. became more popular in 2014, rising +82 positions as children's names with Coraline rising the most. [Coralee, Coralline, Coralyn, .. 10 more]

Corvina 16 .. Appropriate for a dark haired baby. Scarce. Corvina and variants are not listed in the US Census. [Corva, .. 2 more]

Darcie 17 .. Source fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Dark." Less common today. Darcy was the variation last listed (1994) in the Top 1000. Also a Norman place name, from .. [D'Arcy, Darcell, Darcey, Darci, Darsee, Darsey, Darsie, .. 10 more]

Devany 18 .. Origin fr. Irish element. "Dark haired." Devaney, Devenny, etc. are rarely found as feminine names. Variants may be contemporary rhyming blends .. [Devaney, Devanie, Devinee, .. 2 more]

Dorcey 19 .. Derivative of English element. "Dark." Rather unusual as a baby name, Dorcey exists more often as a surname. Variant of Darcy. [Dorsey]

Duana 20 .. Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic word. "Dark, swarthy." Not in popularity charts. Feminine of Duane that dates from the 1940 .. [Duana, Duayna, Duna, Dwana, Dwayna, .. 2 more]

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Summary of Black names (and variants) for girls.

Amaya - Duana
Amaya [Amaia], Angel [Ang, Angle, Angelea], Aphra [Afra, Affera, Affery], Ashanti [Shanti, Shantee, Shauntae, Shauntee, ..], Blake [Blakeny, Blakely, Bladeney, Blakenee, ..], Brenna [Brenyn, Brinna, Brynna, Brynne, ..], Capucine, Carey [Cary, Carrey], Cari, Ciara [Kiera, Siara, Sierra, Searra, ..], Cilla, Cinnabar, Collis [Collice, Colliss], Cora [Koryne, Korynna, Koryssa, Lacoria, ..], Coral [Koral, Korall, Koralie, Koralline, ..], Corvina [Corva, Corveena, Corvetta], Darcie [Darsi, Darsey, Darsie, Darseigh, ..], Devany [Devony, Devanie, Devinee, Devenny], Dorcey [Dorsey], Duana [Duna, Dwana, Dwayna, Dwayne, ..]

Ebony - Marmara
Ebony [Ebonni, Ebonny, Ebonyi, Ebonney, ..], Floella, Garnet [Granata, Grenata, Garnette, Grenatta], Griselda [Zelda, Selda, Gryselde, Gryzelde, ..], Hermia [Hermila, Hermilda, Herminia], Hippolyta [Hippolita], Indigo, Jetta [Jett, Jette, Yette], Kali [Kalli], Kerrin [Keryn, Kerin, Kerryn], Kerry [Kerrie, Kerria, Kerridana, Kerrianne, ..], Kiara [Keira, Kiarra, Kierra, Keearra], Kira [Kirra, Kirya, Kiriah, Kiriana, ..], Laila [Laily, Laleh, Layla, Laylah, ..], Leila [Lila, Lyla, Leyla, Lilah, ..], Lela, Lila [Lyla, Leila, Lilah, Lylah], Lilith [Lillith], Loelia, Marmara [Marnia, Marnie, Marnja, Marnya, ..]

Mazarine - Usha
Mazarine [Mazine], Melanie [Melony, Milena, Melonnie, Melloney, ..], Melantha [Mallantha], Nerissa [Naryssa, Neryssa, Narissa, Nericcia], Nisha [Neesha, Niesha], Nyx [Nix, Nixe], Odette [Odetta], Olivia [Olva, Ollie, Olivya, Olivine, ..], Penelope [Penny, Penney, Pennie, Pennelope, ..], Phaedra [Phedre, Phedra, Phaedre, Phaidra, ..], Phoenix [Fenix, Feenix, Phenice], Rajani [Rajanae, Rajanee], Raven [Ravyn, Rayven, Rayvinn, Rayvenne], Sable, Samara [Semara, Sammara], Sheherezade [Sharizad, Sharazad, Shahrazad, Scheherezade], Shirley [Shirly, Shirlyn, Shurlee, Shirlley, ..], Thisbe, Titania [Tita, Titanya, Tiziana, Titaniya], Usha

Violet - Zelda
Violet [Yolane, Yolande, Yolantha, Yolanthe, ..], Zelda [Selda, Zelde, Zellda]