Light Names

Light names and what they mean, for light, bright, shining, brilliant, sparkling, glowing, brightness for women. Here is the list of Bright names for boys. Usage of these girl names was at its most widespread during the years 1940-1949 (usage of 0.1265%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.1004%, down 20.7%), but with names such as Akira, Ciara, Cindy, Diamond and Luz falling out of style. The trendier birth names among these are Luciana (#469), Lucille (#343), Nora (#49), Nova (#287) and Thea (#776), and there is also a rekindling in baby name popularity for Lucille, Nora, Nova and Thea.


Aine - Alumina

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Aine 1 .. Root fr. Gaelic, Celtic words. "Brilliant; happiness." Rare. Aine (cf. Cesarine, Philline) ends with the favored feminine -ine. See also Ana. Though not strictly related, Anne, Anna ..

Aki 2 .. From Japanese element. "bright; glistening." Scarce as a girls' name, but Aki is comparable to the more common Aja.

Akiko 3 .. Stems fr. Japanese. "bright child; glistening child." Akiko is uncommon as a girls' name. See also Aiko.

Akilah 4 .. Derivative of Arabic language. "Bright, intelligent." Not Top 1000 names. [Akiela, .. 1 more]

Akira 5 .. Origin fr. Japanese. "Bright, clear, ideal." Adoption of Akira expanded in 2008 and has become less, with Akira becoming less stylish. Cross-gender use.

Akyra 6 .. Root fr. Japanese word. "Bright, clear, ideal." Unusual. Akyra (cf. Mayra, Pallmyra) ends with the popular feminine-sounding -yra. See also Amyra. Invented feminine form of Akira.

Alaula 7 .. Origin fr. Hawaiian language. "Light of dawn or sunset glow." Unconventional, but Alaula is comparable to popular last names Albuja (top 74%), Alama (48%), with the Al- prefix. See also Alala.

Alberta 8 .. Origin fr. Old English word. "Noble, bright." Popular as last names, and Alberta (top 27%), Albertha, etc. are comparable to common Albe- last names Albertus (top 58%), Albertin (72%). Feminine of Albert .. [Al, Alberthine, Alie, Alli, Allie, Bertie, Berty, Elberthine, .. 23 more]

Alcinda 9 .. name Lucinda, meaning "light", or a .. Unique. Alacinda, var. (cf. Velinda, Maralinda) use the common feminine-sounding -inda suffix. [Alacinda, .. 3 more]

Alumina 10 .. is the Latin word for "light". Not Top 1000 names. [Allumina]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Light names: Akira, Alberta



Quick Index

Summary of Light names (and variants) for girls.

Aine - Alumina
Aine, Aki, Akiko, Akilah [2], Akira, Akyra, Alaula, Alberta [31], Alcinda [4], Alumina [1]

Alyssa - Candra
Alyssa [14], Amarilla, Amaryllis [1], Annot, Anwar, Aonani, Argia, Bartha [1], Behira [1], Berdine, Bertha [21], Bertilde, Bertina [1], Bertrade, Beryl [7], Bobbie [3], Braulia, Bridget [72], Callie [22], Candra

Cassandra - Egberta
Cassandra [48], Ceallach, Chandra [8], Chiara [4], Ciana [2], Ciara [22], Cindy [21], Claire [61], Clara [21], Clare [1], Clarette, Claribel [1], Clarimond [4], Clarinda [1], Clarissa [24], Clytie, Dawn [14], Diamond [5], Eberta, Egberta [5]

Eirian - Leonora
Eirian [4], Elberta [2], Electra [6], Eliora [4], Ethelberta, Fiby, Forsythia, Fulgencia, Fuchsia [1], Gilberte [12], Huberta [4], Ilene [5], Javiera, Kelly [11], Keren [2], Klara [7], Klarissa [2], Lainey [1], Lenore [8], Leonora [11]

Leora - Meira
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 - Pollyanna
Menora [1], Meriel [6], Merrill [4], Meryl [14], Mohala, Morgan [10], Muriel [7], Nahara, Nehara [4], Nora [8], Norbeta, Nova [2], Nura [7], Onella, Oralee [4], Orit [3], Phaedra [7], Philiberta [4], Phoebe [6], Pollyanna

Rhiannon - Urit
Rhiannon [14], Roberta [53], Robin [21], Roshan [5], Saffron [4], Sana, Sandy [4], Saskia, Shera [7], Shirley [20], Siria [2], Sorcha, Svetlana [3], Taliesin [2], Tatum, Thea [3], Uberta [3], Uma [1], Uriela [2], Urit [4]

Xaviera - Zuleika
Xaviera [7], Zahara [1], Zahira [2], Zia [1], Ziv [3], Zohara [2], Zuleika [2]

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