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7 Lost names and what they mean, for lost for baby girls, listing 1-7.
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 .. 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 ..
Leonora .. Literary: Lenore was the lady lost forever in Edgar Allen Poe's poem "The Raven" ..
Mercedes .. Literary: the name of the lost love of Edmond Dantes in Dumas's "The Count of Monte Cristo" ..
Perdita .. (Latin) "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 ..
Courtney, Leonora, Mercedes and Tracy are commonly used names, while Attilia, Biljana and Perdita are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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