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Gentle names

Gentle baby names and what they mean, for gentle, soft, delicate, kind.

Adoption of these girl names reached its highest during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 4.9%) and is now significantly less (usage 1%, 79% less), with names like Tabitha falling out of fashion. Adelaide (#316), Aspen (#397) and Leah (#35) are three of the more contemporarily stylish girl names among these.

Here is the list of Gentle names for boys.


Names may be associated with a word, eg. Raven is associated with "dark" but does not mean "dark".

Adelaide - Damaris

Page 1/3 of 59 Gentle names.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gentle names: Adelaide, Adina, Alma, Aspen, Belinda

Stems fr. Old German element. "Noble kind." Adelayde is also a moderately common birth name. From adal heid, via French Adé .. [Ada, Adalaide, Adalheid, Addalla, Addey, Addie, Addy, Adelais, Adele, Adelei, .. 48 more]

Derived fr. Old German element. "Noble, soft, tender." Common, and Adelinde is similar to popular surnames Ayende (top 78%), Amende (53%), which also end with -nde. Modern use is also a blend .. [Adele, Adelinda, .. 2 more]

Root fr. Hebrew. "Delicate and slender." Adina is recognizable (upper 47%) as a women's name, while Adeana and Adin are scantly used. Appears in the Old Testament as .. [Adina, .. 1 more]

Root fr. Hebrew element. "Noble, gentle, delicate." Adina was among 2014's Top names. Also possibly "longing". [Adeana, Adeen, Adine, .. 3 more]

Stems fr. Latin, Italian, Hebrew, Arabic elements. "Nourishing, kind; soul; young woman; learned." Common, with usage of 0.02% for Alma and variants as baby names in 2014, higher than 0.018% the previous year. Modern name .. [Almah, .. 1 more]

.. the West, with delicate, heart shaped .. Unisex name. Usage of Aspen as a girls' name in 2014 was 37.6% more than the previous year.

Derived fr. Arabic word. "Kind." Anifa and Atima are kreatif forms. Feminine of Atif. [Ateefa, .. 2 more]

.. dragon or linde meaning soft, tender .. Bel, Belenda, Belindra, Bellinda and Bellynda are more exclusive as versions of Belinda. [Bel, Belynda, Lindie, Velinda, .. 8 more]

Stems fr. Latin. "Kind, well born." Unusual. Benigna is not found in the US Demographics.

.. to the sweet, gentle and most .. Beth and forms soared in popularity in the 1880s, but now, Bessie has become less trendy. [Bessie, .. 2 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gentle names: Beth, Charis, Ciara, Dalia, Dalila, Damaris

Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic word. "Gentle, beautiful, precious." Not in Top 2000. From "caomh". [Keavy, .. 3 more]

.. carded, or combed smooth, before it .. Unusual as baby names, but Carden, Cardon, etc. are comparable to the more popular Caron. [Cardin, Cardon]

From French language. "Tender touch." Caress and variants were not Top birth names in 2014. See also Charis. [Caress, Carressa, .. 1 more]

Stems fr. Old English word. "Kind and loved." Not in Top 2000. Feminine of Cedric. [Cedra, Cedrina, .. 2 more]

.. "kharites", symbols of womanly beauty, charm .. Charis, Karis and Karissa were among 2014's Top names. [Caressa, Carisa, Carisse, Carrissa, Chareese, Chari, Charish, Charisha, Charista, Charysse, .. 17 more]

.. pronounced with a soft "c", in .. Cearaa, Cearia, Cearra, Ciaara and Ciaran are more rare as variations of Ciara. [Ceara, Ciarra, Ciarrah, Cierra, Cierrah, Kiara, Siara, Sierra, .. 14 more]

.. name for a delicate two colored .. Colombe, Columbina and Columbine are seldom found as women's names, and Colombe exists regularly (upper 31%) as a surname. [Colombe, .. 1 more]

Derivative of Arabic, Hebrew elements. "Gentle; slender branch, tendril." Popular, with usage of 0.017% for Dalia and variants as girls' names in 2014, higher than 0.017% the year before. See also Dahlia. [Daliah, Dalit, Dalya, Dalyah, .. 3 more]

Based on Swahili, Tanzanian. "Delicate, gentle." Dalila and Lila became less popular in 2014, dropping -135 rankings as birth names with Dalila dropping the most. [Lila]

Based on Greek, Latin words. "Gentle." Damaris and Mara are Top 2000 baby names. Biblical .. [Damalas, Dameris, Dameryss, Demaras, .. 15 more]

Quick Reference

Index of all Gentle names [and variants] for girls.

1. Adelaide - Damaris
Adelaide b [Elke, Lady, Eline, Heidi, Laidey, Edeline, ..], Adelinde [Linda, Adele, Adeline, Adelinda], Adin [Adina, Adeana], Adina b [Adeen, Adine, Adena, Adeana, Adinah, Adeena], Alma [Almah, Allma], Aspen, Atifa [Atifah, Ateefa, Ateefah], Belinda b [Bindy, Lindy, Linda, Lindie, Belynda, Velinda, ..], Benigna, Beth [Bet, Bessie, Bethan], Caoimhe [Keva, Keeva, Keavy, Keevah], Carden [Cardin, Cardon], Caresse [Caress, Caressa, Carressa], Cedrica [Cedra, Cedrika, Cedrina, Cedriana], Charis b [Karis, Karisa, Karissa, Karisse, Karrisa, Sherisa, ..], Ciara b [Kiera, Keira, Siara, Kiara, Searra, Sierra, ..], Columbine [Colombe, Columbina], Dalia b [Dalit, Dalya, Dalila, Dalyah, Daliya, Daliyah], Dalila [Lila], Damaris b [Mari, Mara, Maris, Demaras, Demarys, Demaris, ..]

2. Emer - Lottie
Emer [Eimer, Eimear, Eimhir], Ersilia [Ersila, Ercilia, Erzilia, Hersila, Hersilia], Fedora [Fadora], Flossie, Friedelinde [Friedalinda], Gaynor [Gayna, Gaenor, Gayner], Ginevra [Genevra], Guinevere b [Win, Wendy, Winne, Winny, Wendie, Winnie, ..], Halima [Helima, Haleema, Haleima, Halimah, Haleemah], Hanan [Hanaan], Hayfa [Haifa], Hersilia [Ersila, Ercilia, Ersilia, Erzilia, Hersila], Jasmine b [Yasmin, Yasmeen, Yasmina, Yasmine, Yasminia, Jessimine, ..], Jennifer b [Jenny, Jenyfer, Jennyfer, Jenniver, Jennifeur, Jenniffer, ..], Lacey b [Lacy, Laicee, Laicey, Laycie, Laisey, Lacyann, ..], Latifah b [Latifa, Lateifa, Latiffa, Lateefa, Lateiffa, Lateefah], Leah [Lia, Lea, Lee, Leia, Leigh], Lenis b [Lene, Lenos, Leneta, Lenita, Lenice, Lennice], Lieselotte, Lottie [Lotta, Lotte, Lotie, Lotti, Lotty]

3. Mahalia - Vondra
Mahalia b [Mahali, Mahalee, Mahalla, Mahelia, Mehalia, Mahaliah, ..], Malva [Melva, Melvina], Malvina b [Mel, Melva, Mavina, Melvie, Melvina, Melvine, ..], Meegan [Meegan, Meeghan], Mildred [Milly, Millie, Mildrid], Miliani, Mina b [Min, Mena, Minna, Minnie, Minette, Minnette], Nariko [Nari], Rabiah, Rama [Ramah], Rosalind b [Rozelin, Rozelyn, Rozelind, Rozalynne, Rozelinda, Rozelynda, ..], Sefarina [Sefirina, Zefarina, Zepharina, Sepharina, Zephirina], Sheila b [Shila, Shyla, Shiela, Shilea, Shilla, Shilah, ..], Sheryl b [Sherril, Sheryll, Sherryl, Sherrill, Sherrelle, Sherylayne, ..], Tabitha b [Tabby, Tabita, Tabotha, Tabatha, Tabetha, Tabytha, ..], Tirion b [Tirian, Tiryon, Tiryan, Tirien, Tirrien, Tirruan], Trilby b [Trilbea, Trilbee, Trilbey, Trilbie, Trillby, Trilbeigh], Velvet, Vondra [Vonni, Vonnie]