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7 Lost names and what they mean, for lost for baby girls, listing 1-7. Courtney, Leonora, Mercedes and Tracy are commonly used names, while Attilia, Biljana and Perdita are rare in comparison.

Attilia .. Italian feminine form of an ancient Roman family name whose meaning has been lost.

Biljana .. The name is used in Serbian and Croatian, and its meaning has been lost.

Courtney .. Transferred use of the surname, originally a place name from France called Courtenay, which is from a Latin personal name meaning "short", so people have associated the name with "court nez" meaning "short nose", which was the nickname of a famous hero from a medieval story who lost the tip of his nose in battle ..
[Cordney, Cordni, Cortenay, Corteney, Cortland, .. 32 more]

Leonora .. Literary: Lenore was the lady lost forever in Edgar Allen Poe's poem "The Raven" ..
[Lanora, Leanor, Leanora, Leanore, Lenora, .. 6 more]

Mercedes .. Literary: the name of the lost love of Edmond Dantes in Dumas's "The Count of Monte Cristo" ..
[Merced, Mercede, Mercedez]

Perdita .. "Lost." .. She was rescued by a shepherd, who called her Perdita because she was lost ..

Tracy .. Also possibly a nickname for Theresa (Greek) "late summer" or derived from a Norman French place name based on a Gallic Latin personal name, Thrax or Thracius, whose meaning has been lost ..
[Trace, Tracee, Tracey, Traci, Tracie, .. 4 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lost names: Courtney, Leonora, Mercedes, Tracy

Claire .. Introduced to Britain by the Normans, but then abandoned ..
[Ceara, Cearra, Cheeara, Chiara, Ciara, .. 56 more]

Traviata .. "One who goes astray." ..

Cher .. Cher is also the name of the heroine of the movie and TV series "Clueless".
[Chere, Cheree, Cherey, Cheri, Cherice, .. 17 more]

Jezebel .. Biblical: an evil queen of Israel condemned by God ..
[Jessabell, Jetzabel, Jezabel, Jezabella, Jezebelle, .. 3 more]

Agrippina .. Sister of the corrupt Roman emperor Caligula and mother of the also unsavory Roman Emperor Nero, who had her murdered.

Decca .. It was famous as the Mitford family nickname for the journalist sister Jessica, and as a defunct American record label.
[Decka, Deka]

Fallon ..
[Faline, Fallan, Fallen, Fallyn]

Simla Place name: hill town in northern India where, in the days of the Raj, the British spent the hot summers.


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