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Page 1/4. 70 Great names and what they mean, for great, high, greatest for baby girls, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Great names for boys.
Abia .. (Arabic) "Great."
Ailani .. (Hawaiian) "High chief."
Alexandria .. Variant of Alexandra, influenced by the name of the city in Egypt, founded by Alexander the Great in 322 BC and named in his honor ..
Alisa .. (Hebrew) "Great happiness." ..
Alta .. (Latin) "High, elevated." Short form of Altagracia, a reference to the "high grace" of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
Amadea .. Amadeus was Mozart's middle name, given great prominence by Peter Shaffer's play and film.
Arcangela .. (Greek) "High-ranking angel." ..
Arden .. (Latin) "Great forest." ..
Asma .. (Arabic) "High status." ..
Augusta .. (Latin) "Great, magnificent." ..
Austine .. (French, Latin) "Great, magnificent." ..
Berenice .. It was introduced to the Egyptian royal house by the widow of one of Alexander the Great's officers, who married Ptolemy I ..
Brianna .. (Irish, Gaelic, Celtic) "High, noble, exalted." ..
Brittania .. (Latin) "From Brittany or Great Britain." ..
Brunhilda .. The name has connotations of great physical strength.
Calista .. Mythology: an Arcadian nymph who metamorphosed into a she-bear, then into the Great Bear constellation ..
Catherine .. One of the great traditional names for women, with variations in many languages .. The name of several saints and queens, including Catherine the Great, empress of Russia, and three of Henry VIII's six wives ..
Chandra .. The greatest Hindu goddess Devi is also known as Chandra.
Chantal .. It was originally given in honor of Saint Jeanne-Françoise de Chantal (17th-century), a woman of great piety who adopted a strict religious life and founded an order of nuns, the Vistandines, devoted at first to charity and later to teaching and devotion to Jesus ..
Charity .. Saint Paul said in Corinthians, "and now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity" ..
Alexandria, Alisa, Alta, Augusta, Berenice, Brianna, Calista, Catherine, Chandra, Chantal and Charity are commonly used names, while Abia, Ailani, Amadea, Arcangela, Arden, Asma, Austine, Brittania and Brunhilda are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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