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9 Class names and what they mean, for class for baby girls, listing 1-9.
Arabella .. Popular in England, where it has an upper-class aura ..
Belinda .. Has upper-class English connotations ..
Courtney .. A name with upper-class connotations, and used in combinations such as Courtneylee ..
Edda .. Norse mytholgy: Edda was an old woman who became pregnant by the god Heimdallr and gave birth to Thrall, ancestor of the class of serfs ..
Heather .. Has an upper-class aura ..
Patricia .. The Romans once were divided socially and politically into two major classes, the plebeians and the patricians ..
Sloane .. Sloane is used as a feminine form, and is associated with "Sloane Square" in west London, where a particular kind of young, upper-class women (known as "Sloane rangers") have their flats ..
Tiffany .. Now, the name is associated with Tiffany & Co, the New York jeweler, giving it connotations of upper-class luxury ..
Verbena .. In modern times, a class of medicinal plants with pleasant scents.
Belinda, Courtney, Edda, Heather, Patricia and Tiffany are commonly used names, while Arabella, Sloane and Verbena are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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Precious .. In Catholic tradition, also a reference to the "precious blood of Christ".
Alexandra .. Used in the English royal family and its many branches ..
Adelie .. The Adélie penguin is so named because it breeds on that coastline.
Alice .. Made famous by the heroine in Lewis Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" (1865) and "Through the Looking Glass" (1872), who was based on his child friend Alice Lidell, daughter of the Dean of Christ Church, Oxford ..
Ayla .. Literary: Ayla is the heroine of Jean Auel's "Clan of the Cave Bear" series.
Afra .. (Hebrew, Arabic) "Color of earth." ..
Creola .. (French, Portuguese) "Of American birth but European descent." ..
Sahara .. (Arabic) "Desert." Place name: an inhospitable desert in North Africa.
Joanna .. Biblical: the name of several women who were disciples of Christ ..
Victoria .. Royal associations from 19th-century England's Queen Victoria and the four-syllable pronunciation give Victoria an air of dignity, formality and distinction ..
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