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Baby Names associated with Black for Girls

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

Usage of these girl names was at its peak in 2014 (adoption of 0.21%), 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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Page 1/4 of 63 Black names.

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 .. Aphar, Aphara and Aphla are kreatif variations. [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 .. Unique. Capucine (cf. Chivonne) ends with the androgynous-sounding -ne.

Carey 8 .. .. Gaelic ciar meaning black, and Latin .. Carey (top 21%) and Cary (35%) are recognizable given names, while Carrey is atypical. [Carrey, .. 1 more]

Cari 9 .. .. Gaelic ciar meaning black, and Latin .. Cari soared in popularity during 1970-1979 and has become less conventional. See also Charo.

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 .. Not Top 1000 name. See also Calla.

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 .. Usage of Cora, Korilla, etc. as baby names in 2014 was up 7.6% compared to the previous year. [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. Unique, with the feminine-sounding -ina ending for Corvina, like Cellina. [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. [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 - Loelia
Ebony [Ebonni, Ebonny, Ebonyi, Ebonney, ..], Floella, Garnet [Granata, Grenata, Garnette, Grenatta], Hamna [Hamnah], Hermia [Hermila, Hermilda, Herminia], Hippolyta [Hippolita], Hyacinth [Jacky, Sinty, Jackie, Jacynth, ..], 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 - Titania
Marmara [Marnia, Marnie, Marnja, Marnya, ..], 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 - Zelda
Usha, Violet [Yolane, Yolande, Yolantha, Yolanthe, ..], Zelda [Selda, Zelde, Zellda]