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Page 1/8. 71 Black names and what they mean, for black, dark, night, blind, deep for females. Here is the list of Dark names for boys. These girl names are at the height of their popularity today, except for forms like Shirley, Sheila, Lela, Ashanti and Ebony which have fallen out of favor. The more trendy baby names in recent years are Blake, Lilith, Kali, Phoenix and Penelope.


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

Aphra .. Also possibly from the Latin name Afra, which was originally an ethnic name for a woman from Africa, which was later used as a nickname for a dark person ..
[Affera, Affery, Afra]

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 .. (Old English) "Black, dark." ..
[Blakelee, Blakeley, Blakely, Blakenee, Bladeney, .. 1 more]

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


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

Angel, Ashanti, Blake and Brenna are commonly used names, while Aphra is rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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A to Z Index of all names (with variants) for girls

[Angel - Brenna]
Angel [3], Aphra [3], Ashanti [15], Blake [6], Brenna [9]

[Capucine - Collis]
Capucine, Carey [2], Cari, Cecilia [89], Cecily [5], Ciara [22], Cicely [9], Cilla, Cinnabar, Collis [2]

[Cora - Gardner]
Cora [58], Coral [13], Corvina [3], Darcie [17], Devany [5], Dorcey [1], Duana [7], Ebony [13], Floella, Gardner [3]

[Garnet - Kiara]
Garnet [4], Griselda [17], Hermia [3], Hippolyta [1], Indigo, Jetta [3], Kali [1], Kerrin [3], Kerry [17], Kiara [4]

[Kira - Melanie]
Kira [8], Laila [7], Leila [12], Lela, Lila [5], Lilith [1], Loelia, Marmara [7], Mazarine [1], Melanie [30]

[Melantha - Phoenix]
Melantha [1], Nerissa [4], Nisha [2], Nydia [2], Nyx [2], Odette [1], Olivia [24], Penelope [8], Phaedra [7], Phoenix [3]

[Rajani - Sissy]
Rajani [2], Raven [5], Sable, Samara [2], Shayla [12], Sheherezade [4], Sheila [26], Shirley [20], Silja [7], Sissy [8]

[Thisbe - Zelia]
Thisbe, Titania [5], Usha, Violet [30], Zelda [3], Zelia [9]

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