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Gentle names

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

These girl names reached the height of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.1472%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.0955%, 35.2% less), with names like Ciara, Tabitha, Belinda, Damaris and Mildred falling out of fashion. The more fashionable birth names among these are Adelaide (#316), Aspen (#397), Leah (#35), Jasmine (#100) and Lacey (#486), with Adelaide and Leah enjoying a revival in usage. Locey (top 25%) and Lucey (7%) are familiar surnames.

Here is the list of Gentle names for boys.

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Page 1/3 of 58 Gentle names.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gentle names: Adelaide, Alma, Aspen, Belinda, Beth

Adelaide 1 .. Stems fr. Old German language. "Noble kind." Ranked in Top 1000. From adal heid, via French Adé .. [Ada, Adalayde, Adalheid, Addala, Addey, Addie, Adela, Adelade, Adelais, Adelajda, .. 48 more]

Adelinde 2 .. Derived fr. Old German element. "Noble, soft, tender." Adelindeau and Auadelinde are kreatif forms. Modern use is also a blend .. [Adele, Adeline, Linda, .. 1 more]

Adin 3 .. From Hebrew. "Delicate and slender." Outside Top 1000. Appears in the Old Testament as .. [Adina, .. 1 more]

Adina 4 .. Derivative of Hebrew language. "Noble, gentle, delicate." Unconventional. Compare Adina, Adeena, etc. with popular Ad- last name Aduna (top 94%). Also possibly "longing". [Adeana, Adine, .. 4 more]

Alma 5 .. Based on Latin, Italian, Hebrew, Arabic. "Nourishing, kind; soul; young woman; learned." Allma and Almah are more unique as variant forms of Alma. Modern name .. [Almah, Allma]

Aspen 6 .. .. the West, with delicate, heart shaped .. Unisex name. Listed in Top 1000.

Atifa 7 .. Origin fr. Arabic element. "Kind." Unique, with the unusual -fa ending for Atifa, Ateefa like Adollfa. Feminine of Atif. [Ateefa, Ateefah, .. 1 more]

Belinda 8 .. .. dragon or linde meaning soft, tender .. Unusual. Belenda, var., like Branda, ends with the feminine-sounding -nda. [Bel, Belindra, Belle, Belynda, Bindy, Lindie, Lindy, .. 5 more]

Benigna 9 .. Stems fr. Latin language. "Kind, well born." Unusual. Benigna is not found in the US Demographics.

Beth 10 .. .. to the sweet, gentle and most .. Beth and forms soared in popularity in the 1920s and are now less widespread, with Bessie and Beth becoming less trendy. [Bessie, Bet, .. 1 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Gentle names: Ciara, Dalia, Damaris

Caoimhe 11 .. Based on Irish, Gaelic word. "Gentle, beautiful, precious." A rare children's name. From "caomh". [Keavy, Keva, .. 2 more]

Carden 12 .. .. carded, or combed smooth, before it .. Outside Top 1000. [Cardin, .. 1 more]

Caresse 13 .. From French language. "Tender touch." Outside Top 1000. See also Charis. [Caress, .. 2 more]

Cedrica 14 .. Based on Old English language. "Kind and loved." Not in Top 1000. Feminine of Cedric. [Cedra, Cedrina, .. 2 more]

Charis 15 .. .. "kharites", symbols of womanly beauty, charm .. Carisa, Charissa, Cherise and Karisa are prevalent as forms of Charis. [Caressa, Chari, Karas, Karisse, .. 23 more]

Ciara 16 .. .. pronounced with a soft "c", in .. Prominent, with the -ra suffix for Ciara, Cearra, etc. like Calandra. [Ceara, Ciaara, Ciarrah, Cieara, Ciearra, Ciera, Searra, .. 15 more]

Columbine 17 .. .. 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, Columbina]

Dalia 18 .. Derivative of Arabic, Hebrew. "Gentle; slender branch, tendril." Popular. Dalia (cf. Deifilia) ends with the feminine-sounding -lia. See also Dahlia. [Daliah, Dalila, Daliyah, Dalyah, .. 3 more]

Dalila 19 .. Origin fr. Swahili, Tanzanian languages. "Delicate, gentle." Dalila and Lila became more popular in 2014, gaining +8 rankings as birth names with Lila leading the upswing. [Lila]

Damaris 20 .. Derived fr. Greek, Latin. "gentle." Slightly atypical as a children's name these days, but Damaris is still recorded frequently as a female first name. Biblical .. [Damalas, Damara, Damaress, Damariss, Dameris, Dameryss, Damris, Mari, Maris, .. 10 more]

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Summary of Gentle names (and variants) for girls.

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 - Mahalia
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], 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 - Vondra
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, Tabatha, Tabetha, Tabytha, ..], Tirion [Tirian, Tiryon, Tiryan, Tirien, Tirrien, Tirruan], Trilby [Trilbea, Trilbee, Trilbey, Trilbie, Trillby, Trilbeigh], Velvet, Vondra [Vonni, Vonnie]