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(See: Joy Names)

20 Happy names and what they mean, for happy for baby girls, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Happy names for boys.

Allegra .. The musical term "allegro" means "quickly, with a happy air" ..
[Alegra, Alegria, Allegretta, Allie, Legra, .. 1 more]

Duscha .. (Russian) "Happy."
[Duschenka, Duschinka, Dusica, Dusa]

Estelle .. Literary: the Latinate form Estella is the name of a happy character in Charles Dickens' novel "Great Expectations" ..
[Essie, Estee, Estel, Estela, Estele, .. 8 more]

Faustine .. The Roman general Lucius Cornelius Sulla, added Felix "happy, fortunate" to his name and named his twin children Faustus and Fausta, which then became Latin Faustinus ..
[Fausta, Fauste, Faustina]

Felicia .. (Latin) "Lucky, fortunate, happy." ..
[Falecia, Faleece, Falicia, Falisha, Falishia, .. 25 more]

Fiesta .. Use as a given name may be due to its happy association.

Gay .. (Old French) "Happy." ..
[Gae, Gai, Gaye]

Hania .. (Hebrew, Arabic) "To be happy."
[Chania, Chaniya, Chaniyah, Chanya, Haniya, .. 7 more]

Happy .. "Cheerful." Happy is sometimes used as a nickname nowadays .. The late Nelson Rockefeller's wife was named Happy.

Hilary .. (Latin) "Cheerful, happy." ..
[Hilaire, Hilaria, Hilarie, Hilary, Hillary, .. 2 more]

Ida .. Also possibly from an Old English expression for "prosperous, happy" ..
[Idania, Idette]

Jacey .. Also possibly from the Latin name Gaius meaning "happy".
[Jacee, Jacelyn, Jaci, Jacine, Jacy, .. 3 more]

Jay .. Also a medieval name possibly from Gaius (Latin) "happy" ..
[Jae, Jalin, Jaline, Jaya, Jaycie, .. 8 more]

Jovita .. (Latin) "Made happy."

Joy .. In modern times, it generally signifies the parents' joy in their new-born child, or with the intention of wishing her a happy life ..
[Gioia, Gioya, Jioia, Jioya, Joi, .. 9 more]

Keiko .. (Japanese) "Be happy."

Perdita .. When her origins were discovered, a happy ending ensued.

Sharmila .. (Hindi, Sanskrit) "Happy."

Sunny .. (English) "Happy, cheerful temperament." ..
[Sunnee, Sunni, Sunnie, Sunshine]

Xaviera .. Xaviera Hollander was the author of the book "The Happy Hooker" that caused some stir in the early 1970s.
[Xavia, Exaviera, Exavyera, Xavienna, Xavyera, .. 2 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Happy names: Estelle, Felicia, Gay, Hilary, Ida, Jacey, Jovita, Joy, Sunny

Allegra, Estelle, Felicia, Gay, Hilary, Ida, Jay, Jovita, Joy, Keiko and Sunny are commonly used names, while Duscha, Faustine, Fiesta, Hania, Happy, Jacey, Perdita, Sharmila and Xaviera are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)


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