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13 Granddaughter names and what they mean, for granddaughter, descendant for baby girls, listing 1-13.
Artemis .. Name of the granddaughter of Lady Diana Cooper, perhaps as a tribute to the grandmother ..
Beck .. Use among German Jews as a surname probably derives from Yiddish, meaning "baker", or from Hebrew, meaning "descendant of martyrs" ..
Brady .. (Irish, Gaelic) "Descendant of Brádach." ..
Brennan .. (Irish, Gaelic) "Descendant of Braonán." ..
Bronte .. The spelling is influenced by Greek "bronte", meaning "thunder", instead of Prunty, which is an Irish surname meaning "descendant of Proinnteach" ..
Dara .. Biblical: the name of a descendant of Judah noted for his wisdom ..
Ena .. The name became popular because of Queen Victoria's granddaughter Princess Ena, who had her name misread by the minister who baptised her ..
Gail .. Gael is a term for descendants of the ancient Celts, especially in Scotland, Ireland, and the Isle of Man ..
Iliana .. Actress Illeana Douglas, granddaughter of actor Melvyn Douglas.
Joby .. Unusual form of a biblical name widely used by the Puritans and their descendants til the 19th century.
Margo .. Actress Margaret Hemingway, actress and granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway, changed the spelling of her name to match that of a famous Bordeaux wine, Chateau Margaux ..
Nina .. (Spanish, Hebrew) "Great-granddaughter." ..
Patricia .. The name became popular when it was used for one of Queen Victoria's granddaughters ..
Dara, Ena, Gail, Iliana, Margo, Nina and Patricia are commonly used names, while Artemis, Beck, Brady, Brennan, Bronte and Joby are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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