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6 Death names and what they mean, for death for baby girls, listing 1-6. Here is the list of Death names for boys.


Arethusa .. Greek mythology: Arethusa was a nymph pursued by a river god, who was changed by Artemis into a stream to avoid a fate worse than death.

Cassiopeia .. According to legend, both mother and daughter were placed among the stars after death, and there are constellations named after them.
[Cassiopia, Kassioleia, Kassiopia]

Ernestine .. (Old German) "Battle to the death." ..
[Earnestine, Erna, Ernaline, Ernesha, Ernesta, .. 4 more]

Hafsa .. Name of a seventh-century person chosen, after Muhammad's death, to be the keeper of the first written copy of the Koran.
[Hafsah, Hafza]

Mara .. Biblical: Naomi, mother-in-law of Ruth, claimed the name Mara as an expression of grief after the deaths of her husband and sons ..
[Mahra, Marah, Maralina, Maralinda, Maraline, .. 2 more]

Parthenope .. Greek mythology: name of a Siren, who threw herself into the sea when she failed to lure Odysseus to his death ..


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Death names: Ernestine, Mara

Ernestine and Mara are commonly used names, while Arethusa, Cassiopeia, Hafsa and Parthenope are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

Featured categories: death, destruction, fate, goal, passing.


Jancis .. First used in the novel "Precious Bane" (1924) by Mary Webb, for the character Jancis Beguildy.
[Jances, Jancess]

Niagara .. Niagara Falls used to be a top destination for honeymoons.

Coral .. In Hebrew, the word means "fate, destiny, luck" ..
[Coralee, Coralena, Coralie, Coraline, Corallina, .. 8 more]

Deyanira .. (Spanish, Greek) "Devastating, capable of great destruction." ..
[Daianira, Dayanira, Deianira, Dellanira, Diyanira, .. 2 more]

Sirena .. In Greek mythology, the sirens were half-woman, half-bird creatures who, by their irresistable singing, lured seamen to their doom ..
[Sireena, Sirene, Sirenia, Sirenna, Syrena]

Coral .. In Hebrew, the word means "fate, destiny, luck" ..
[Coralee, Coralena, Coralie, Coraline, Corallina, .. 8 more]

Nia .. (Gaelic, Swahili) "Goal, purpose." ..
[Nea, Niah, Nya, Nyah]

Michiko .. (Japanese) "Passing child." ..
[Michee, Michi]

Silence Puritan virtue name that is now no longer considered a virtue.

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