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Girl Names associated with Gentle


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Gentle baby names and what they mean, for gentle, soft, delicate, kind, with 59 results. 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 Mildred falling out of fashion. Adelaide (#273), Aspen (#372) and Leah (#36) are three of the more contemporarily stylish girl names among these, while Bieth (TOP 87%) and Almy (15%) are familiar surnames. Here is the list of Gentle names for boys.

Gentle names

Adelaide - Damaris | Emer - Lottie | Mahalia - Vondra

Adelaide - Damaris

Stems fr. Old German element. "Noble kind." Adelayde is also a moderately common birth name. From adal heid, via French Adé .. [Laidey, Edeline, Alline, Aliosha, Aline, Alice, Aide, Ady, Adi, Adell, .. 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 .. [Linda, Adelinda, Adele, .. 1 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 .. [Adeana, .. 1 more]

Root fr. Hebrew element. "Noble, gentle, delicate." Adina was among 2015's Top names. Also possibly "longing". [Adine, Adeen, .. 4 more]

Stems fr. Latin, Italian, Hebrew, Arabic elements. "Nourishing, kind; soul; young woman; learned." Common, with usage of 0.019% for Alma and variants as baby names in 2015, but lower than 0.02% the previous year. Modern name .. [Allma, .. 1 more]

.. the West, with delicate, heart shaped .. Unisex name. Usage of Aspen as a girls' name in 2015 was 10.5% more than the previous year.

Derived fr. Arabic word. "Kind." Anifa and Atima are creative forms. Feminine of Atif. [Atifah, Ateefa, .. 1 more]

.. dragon or linde meaning soft, tender .. Bel, Belenda, Belindra, Bellinda and Bellynda are more exclusive as versions of Belinda. [Velinda, Lindie, Belynda, .. 9 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. [Bethan, Bessie, .. 1 more]

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

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". [Keva, .. 3 more]

.. carded, or combed smooth, before it .. Unusual as baby names, but Carden, Cardon, etc. are comparable to the more popular Caron. [Cardon, .. 1 more]

From French language. "Tender touch." Caress and variants were not Top birth names in 2015. See also Charis. [Carressa, .. 2 more]

Stems fr. Old English word. "Kind and loved." Not in Top 2000. Feminine of Cedric. [Cedrina, .. 3 more]

.. "kharites", symbols of womanly beauty, charm .. Karis and Karissa were among 2015's Top names. [Sherisa, Karisse, Karisa, Cherise, Charysse, Charista, Charisha, Charish, Chari, Chareese, .. 17 more]

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

Derivative of Arabic, Hebrew elements. "Gentle; slender branch, tendril." Popular, with usage of 0.015% for Dalia and variants as girls' names in 2015, but lower than 0.017% the year before. See also Dahlia. [Dalyah, Dalya, Dalit, Daliah, .. 3 more]

Based on Swahili, Tanzanian. "Delicate, gentle." Dalila and Lila became less popular in 2015, dropping -170 rankings as birth names with Dalila dropping the most. [Lila]

Based on Greek, Latin words. "Gentle." A conventional children's name (#1428 THE PAST YEAR), Damaris is also recorded frequently as a female first name. Biblical .. [Maris, Demaras, Dameryss, Dameris, .. 15 more]

Quick Reference

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

1. Adelaide - Damaris
Adelaide [Elke, Lady, Eline, Heidi, Laidey, Edeline, ..], Adelinde [Linda, Adele, Adeline, Adelinda], Adin [Adina, Adeana], Adina [Adeen, Adine, Adena, Adeana, Adinah, Adeena], Alma [Almah, Allma], Aspen, Atifa [Atifah, Ateefa, Ateefah], Belinda [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 [Karis, Karisa, Karissa, Karisse, Karrisa, Sherisa, ..], Ciara [Kiera, Keira, Siara, Kiara, Searra, Sierra, ..], Columbine [Colombe, Columbina], Dalia [Dalit, Dalya, Dalila, Dalyah, Daliya, Daliyah], Dalila [Lila], Damaris [Mari, Mara, Maris, Demaras, Demarys, Demaris, ..]

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

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

Usage comparison for Gentle names