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Light baby names and what they mean, for light, bright, shining, brilliant, with 154 results. These girl names were at the top of their popularity in the 1880s (ADOPTION OF 6.34%) and have become significantly less common since (ADOPTION 3.1%, 51%), with names such as Ciara becoming less in vogue. The trendier birth names among these are Alina (#178), Lucy (#55), Nora (#36), Nova (#136) and Thea (#290), while Klare (TOP 28%) and Clure (42%) are common last names. Here is the list of Bright names for boys.

Light names

Agave - Assunta | Asuncion - Ciana | Ciara - Elga | Eliora - Lenore | Leonora - Meera | Meira - Phaedra | .. - .. | Uberta - Zuleika

Agave - Assunta

Agave
Derivative of Greek word. "Illustrious, noble." Uncommon, but Agave is comparable to common -ve surnames Angove (UPPER 29%), Aldave (94%). See also Agafi.

Aine
Root fr. Gaelic, Celtic elements. "Brilliant; happiness." Uncommon as a children's name, but Aine is comparable to the more popular Aide. See also Ana. Though not strictly related, Anne, Anna ..

Aki
Derivative of Japanese. "Bright; glistening." Not in popularity charts.

Akiko
Source fr. Japanese word. "Bright child; glistening child." Akiko is uncommon as a girls' name. See also Aiko.

Akilah

Akilah
Stems fr. Arabic element. "Bright, intelligent." Akili and forms peaked in popularity in 1996. [Akili, .. 1 more]

Akira

Akira
From Japanese language. "Bright, clear, ideal." Adoption of Akira as a birth name in 2016 was up 12.8% compared to the previous decade. Cross-gender use.

Akyra
Source fr. Japanese element. "Bright, clear, ideal." Alyra is a marginally prominent baby name. See also Amyra. Invented feminine form of Akira.

Alaula
From Hawaiian. "Light of dawn or sunset glow." Alauel and Alaufa are creative variations. See also Alala.

Alberta

Alberta
Origin fr. Old English element. "Noble, bright." Common, with usage of 0.077% for Alberta, Berti, etc. as birth names in 2016, though lower than 0.095% in 2015. Feminine of Albert .. [Elbertine, Elbertina, Elbertha, Elberta, Berty, Auberthe, Aubertha, Auberta, Alverta, Allie, .. 21 more]

Alcinda
.. name Lucinda, meaning "light", or a .. Alacinda and variants are seldom found as feminine names. [Allcinda, .. 3 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Light names: Akilah, Akira, Alberta, Alina, Alyssa, Assunta

Alina

Alina
.. derive from Arabic for "noble, illustrious" .. Lena has generally been a favorite of parents, though Alina has gained in usage, while forms like Aline used to be popular. [Lynah, Lyna, Lena, Leenah, Allyne, Allynah, Allyna, Alline, Aline, Aliena, .. 15 more]

Alumina
.. is the Latin word for "light". Rare. Alumina, Allumina, like Amalina, Aegina, end with -ina. [Allumina]

Alyssa

Alyssa
.. name of a bright yellow flower .. Popular, with usage of 0.194% for Alyssa, Lissa, etc. as birth names in 2016, though lower than 0.242% in 2015. [Lyssa, Lissie, Allissa, .. 11 more]

Amarilla
Origin fr. Greek element. "Shiny, sparkling." Not Top 2000 name. Spanish name ..

Amaryllis
Based on Greek word. "Fresh, sparkling." Not Top 2000 names. Also the name of a flower .. [Amarilis]

Annot
Source fr. Hebrew, Scottish. "Light." Not in popularity charts. See also Annet.

Anwar
Based on Arabic. "Light." Also used for boys. Anwar is unique as a first name, registering frequently (TOP 10%) as a last name. Most familiar as a man's name ..

Aonani
Derived fr. Hawaiian word. "Beautiful light." Aonani is rarely used as a baby name.

Argia
Based on Greek element. "Bright, shining." Unconventional. Argia is not listed in the US Demographics. See also Arika. Italian name.

Assunta

Assunta
.. the Assumption is celebrated on August .. Assunta grew in popularity 106 years ago. See also Ashanta.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of Light names [and variants] for girls.

1. Agave - Assunta
Agave, Aine, Aki, Akiko, Akilah [2], Akira, Akyra, Alaula, Alberta [31], Alcinda [4], Alina [25], Alumina [1], Alyssa [14], Amarilla, Amaryllis [1], Annot, Anwar, Aonani, Argia, Assunta


Asuncion [1], Bartha [1], Behira [1], Berdine, Bertha [21], Bertilde, Bertina [1], Bertrade, Beryl [7], Bobbie [3], Braulia, Bridget [72], Callie [22], Candra, Cassandra [48], Ceallach, Chandra [8], Chermona [4], Chiara [4], Ciana [2]


Ciara [22], Cindy [21], Claire [61], Clara [21], Clare [1], Clarette, Claribel [1], Clarimond [4], Clarinda [1], Clarissa [24], Clytie, Corazon [1], Dawn [14], Diamond [5], Eberta, Egberta [5], Eirian [4], Elberta [2], Electra [6], Elga [3]


Eliora [4], Ethelberta, Eulalia [13], Fiby, Forsythia, Fulgencia, Fuchsia [1], Gilberte [12], Herbertine, Huberta [4], Ilene [5], Javiera, Kalinda [2], Katherine [192], Kelly [11], Keren [2], Klara [7], Klarissa [2], Lainey [1], Lenore [8]


Leonora [11], Leora [3], Lewana [4], Liora [4], Lucetta [3], Lucia, Luciana [1], Lucille [10], Lucinda [7], Lucita [2], Lucy [27], Lumina [1], Luz [3], Magali [4], Mahina, Malana, Marilla [2], Marmara [7], Mazhira, Meera [1]


Meira, Menora [1], Meriel [6], Merrill [4], Meryl [14], Mohala, Monserrat [1], Morgan [10], Muriel [7], Myrtle [9], Nahara, Nehara [4], Nora [8], Norbeta, Nova [2], Nura [7], Onella, Oralee [4], Orit [3], Phaedra [7]


Philiberta [4], Phoebe [6], Pollyanna, Rhiannon [14], Roberta [53], Robin [21], Roshan [5], Saffron [4], Sana, Sancia [4], Sandy [4], Saskia, Shera [7], Shirley [20], Siria [2], Sorcha, Svetlana [3], Taliesin [2], Tatum, Thea [3]


Uberta [3], Ula [4], Uma [1], Uriela [2], Urit [4], Veda [5], Vesta [1], Xaviera [7], Zahara [1], Zahira [2], Zia [1], Ziv [3], Zohara [2], Zuleika [2]

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