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6 Dance names and what they mean, for dance for baby girls, listing 1-6. Here is the list of Dance names for boys.
Baila .. (Spanish) "Dance."
Chorine .. (Greek, French) "Dance." Probably an altered form of Corinne, with the French word "chor" meaning "dance", and the feminine diminutive -ine.
Clio .. Calliope (epic poetry), Terpsichore (choral song and dance), and Thalis (comedy) have survived as given names ..
Maggie .. Dance impresario Maguy Marin ..
Musetta .. Musette" is a term for a dance tune using the musette, an instrument popular in the 18th century.
Tanga Modern name, possibly a blend of Kanga with the sultry Latin dance, the tango.
Maggie is a commonly used name, while Baila, Chorine, Clio, Musetta and Tanga are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
Lucille .. Comedienne Lucille Ball.
Alexandra .. Ballet dancer Alexandra Danilova ..
Callie .. Also a short form of Caroline and Carol ..
Ceilidh .. The word for a social event with music and dancing in Scotland and Ireland ..
Charmian .. (Greek) "Delight." From Kharmion, a diminutive of "kharma" meaning "delight" or "little joy" ..
Gala .. (Old French) "Merrymaking, festivity." ..
Atalanta .. Greek mythology: Atalanta was an athletic young maiden huntress who refused to marry any man who couldn't beat her in a foot race ..
Ada (Old German) "Noble" ..
Charmaine .. It was first invented for a 1924 play "What Price Glory?" by Maxwell Anderson and Laurence Stallings, which was later made into a successful silent film in 1926 and was remade in 1952 ..
Alaula .. (Hawaiian) "Light of dawn or sunset glow."
Jazzlyn .. Variant of Jasmine, influenced by Jocelyn and the musical term jazz ..
Aglaia .. The other two are Thalia "blossoming", and Euphrosyne "joy".
Elmira .. The city of Elmira is supposedly named after Elmira Teal, the daughter of the tavern owner where a meeting was held to discuss a new name for the city in 1828 ..
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