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Page 1/3. 53 Island names and what they mean, for island for baby girls, listing 1-20. Barrie, Catarina, Cynthia, Delia, Elba and Erin are commonly used names, while Aegina, Ailsa, Alcina, Avalon, Caledonia, Calypso, Capri, Columba, Cydney, Cypris, Cytherea, Ealga, Eleuthera and Ennis are rare in comparison. Here is the list of Island names for boys.
Aegina .. Also one of the Greek islands close to the mainland.
Ailsa .. "Island of Alfsigr." ..
Avalon .. "Island of apples." Celtic mythology: Avalon is an island paradise .. In Arthurian legend, it is the island where King Arthur took refuge after his final defeat, and whence he will reappear.
Barrie .. A place name (Barry Islands, Wales) turned into a surname, then into a given name ..
Caledonia .. The Caledonian Canal runs through Northern Scotland, while New Calenonia consists of a group of tiny islands in the South Pacific ..
Calypso .. Mythology: a demi-goddess and nymph who lived on the hidden island of Ogygia, and kept Odysseus as her prisoner and lover for seven years ..
Capri .. Name of the Italian island famous for its beauty ..
Catarina .. An island off the coast of southern California is named Catalina.
Columba .. Saint Columba, sixth-century Irish saint, founded an influential monastery on the Scottish island of Iona, and is supposed to have exorcised the River Ness of a monster ..
Cydney .. "Wide island." ..
Cynthia .. Mythology: Kynthia was one of the names of Artemis, the goddess of the moon (known to the Romans as Diana), referring to her birthplace on Mount Kynthos on the island of Delos ..
Cytherea .. "From the island of Cythera." ..
Delia .. Mythology: the island of Delos was Artemis's birthplace ..
Ealga .. Inis Ealga, meaning "the noble island", is a poetic term for Ireland.
Elba .. Also a place name: a small island off the coast of Italy, the site of Napoleon's first exile ..
Eleuthera .. Place name: an island in the Bahamas.
Ennis .. "Island." .. The name of a town, built on an island, in County Clare.
Erin .. Poetic name for the island used in songs and poems .. The root word is very old, having been used as the name of the island since the first century BC.
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