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Page 1/9. 165 Modern names and what they mean, for modern for baby girls, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Modern names for boys.
Adelinde .. Modern use is also a blend of Adele and Linda.
Alana .. A rather modern Latinate feminine form of Alan ..
Alicia .. Modern Latinate form of Alice ..
Aline .. Modern use may be a respelling of Aileen ..
Alma .. Modern name ..
Aloha .. Modern name ..
Anise Modern name from the aniseed plant (Old French "anis", from Latin and Greek) ..
Anthea .. Used in the classical period as a byname of the goddess Hera at Argos, but as a modern given name, it was reinvented by English 17th-century poets to symbolize spring.
Aranrhod .. Arianrhod is a modern variant meaning "silver wheel".
Arden .. Most famous in modern times as the surnames of cosmetics queen Elizabeth Arden and actress Eve Arden.
Ariel .. Ariel was also made popular in modern times as the name of the mermaid in Walt Disney's cartoon feature film "The Little Mermaid" .. Arielle is a modern coinage.
Arlene Modern coinage of unclear origin ..
Ashanti .. The name is used as a surname by the Akan people of Ghana, and also in modern American black families as a link to the African past ..
Asia .. Modern name, usually used in reference to the continent ..
Audra .. Modern variant of Audrey, used in the Southern US in forms such as Audra Jo.
Audrina Of modern origin ..
Azalia .. Modern name, a variant of Azalea, possibly influenced by Azania or Azaria ..
Azaria .. The -a ending makes it suitable for a girl's name in the modern English-speaking world.
Azelia .. Modern name and variant of Azalia, influenced by Greek "azelos" meaning "not jealous".
Barcelona .. Also the name of an influential modern chair designed by Mies van der Rohe in 1929.
Alana, Alicia, Aline, Alma, Ariel, Arlene, Ashanti, Asia and Audra are commonly used names, while Adelinde, Aloha, Anise, Anthea, Aranrhod, Arden, Audrina, Azalia, Azaria, Azelia and Barcelona are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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