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5 Grain names and what they mean, for grain for baby girls, listing 1-5. Here is the list of Grain names for boys.
Aluma .. (Hebrew) "Sheaf (of grain at harvest)."
Aviva .. The source expression also means "young grain" ..
Kasha .. Also the name of a grain used in Middle European cuisine.
Zea .. (Latin) "Grain."
Zia .. (Arabic, Latin) "Grain."
Kasha is a commonly used name, while Aluma, Aviva, Zea and Zia are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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Enola .. The name was made known in 1945 in the form Enola Gay as the name of the plane that carried the atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima ..
Bentley .. (Old English) "Meadow of bent grass." ..
Precious .. In Catholic tradition, also a reference to the "precious blood of Christ".
Adelie .. The Adélie penguin is so named because it breeds on that coastline.
Ceres .. The name Ceres is the root of the word "cereal".
Adela .. The name died out in England in the later Middle Ages, and was revived in the 19th century, being the name of a character in Johann Strauss's opera "Die Fledermaus" .. It was also made popular in the 1930s as the name of a character in the novels of Dornford Yates ..
Ayla .. Literary: Ayla is the heroine of Jean Auel's "Clan of the Cave Bear" series.
Tawny .. Tawny and its variants probably are meant for a particular pronunciation of Tanya (taw- rather than tah-), or they refer to the literal meaning of tawny, the warm sandy color of a lion's coat.
Afra .. (Hebrew, Arabic) "Color of earth." ..
Laila .. Usually refers to dark hair or a dark complexion ..
Amira .. (Arabic, Hebrew) "Treetop, proverb, or sheaf of corn." ..
Baptista .. (Latin, Greek) "To dip."
Elizabeth .. Politician Elizabeth Dole ..
Dextra .. (Old English, Latin) "One who dyes." ..
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