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Page 1/2. 22 Color names and what they mean, for color for baby girls, listing 1-20.
Afra .. (Hebrew, Arabic) "Color of earth." ..
Amber .. Amber is the English name for a semiprecious gem made from fossilized tree resin, and is also used to describe the gem's golden color ..
Azure .. The color, from "azul", used as a given name ..
Beige .. Modern name, from the color, which comes from French, and referred originally to undyed woollen cloth ..
Candida .. The color was associated by Christians with purity and salvation ..
Cinnabar .. It is a deep brownish red in color.
Cloudy .. Could be used to describe a baby's skin color, or to refer to weather on the day of birth ..
Coral .. From "corallium", the Latin word for the semiprecious natural sea growth, often deep pink to red in color ..
Ebony .. Name of the wood (Latin ebenius, from Greek ebenos, from Egyptian origin) known for its color ..
Fuchsia Plant name: the brilliant pink blossoms of this popular plant have given their name to the color ..
Hyacinth .. Name of a flower and a color that ranges from sapphire to violet ..
Ivory .. (Latin) "Creamy-white color."
Lakeisha .. The French prefix La- was first added by free people of color in Louisiana and has become a popular naming trend among African Americans ..
Mauve .. The petals of the mallow are purple, hence the use of "mauve" as a color.
Mazarine .. Color name: a deep blue ..
Orange Name of the fruit and color.
Oriole .. Name of a bird with golden colors.
Saffron Flower name: saffron is used as a spice as well as a bright orange-yellow color dye ..
Taja .. Taji (TAH-jee) is a Japanese surname with the meaning "silver and yellow color".
Tawny .. Tawny and its variants probably are meant for a particular pronunciation of Tanya (taw- rather than tah-), or they refer to the literal meaning of tawny, the warm sandy color of a lion's coat.
Amber, Candida, Coral, Ebony, Hyacinth, Ivory, Lakeisha and Tawny are commonly used names, while Afra, Azure, Beige, Cinnabar, Cloudy, Fuchsia, Mauve, Mazarine, Orange, Oriole, Saffron and Taja are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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