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Night Names

(See: Black Names)

18 Night names and what they mean, for night for baby girls, listing 1-18. Here is the list of Dark names for boys.

Hermia .. Literary: Hermia is a character in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream".
[Hermila, Hermilda, Herminia]

Hippolyta .. She is also a character in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream".

Laila .. (Arabic) "Night beauty." ..
[Laela, Laliah, Lailie, Laily, Laleh, .. 2 more]

Leila .. (Arabic) "Night beauty." ..
[Laila, Layla, Leela, Leelah, Leilah, .. 7 more]

Lila .. (Arabic) "Night." ..
[Layla, Leila, Lilah, Lyla, Lylah]

Lilith .. (Babylonian) "Belonging to the night." ..

Loelia Variant of Leila (Arabic) "night".

Nisha .. (Hindi) "Night."
[Neesha, Niesha]

Nyx .. (Greek) "Night."
[Nix, Nixe]

Olivia .. Coined by Shakespeare as the name of a much-wooed aristocrat in his play "Twelfth Night" (1599) ..
[Alivia, Liv, Liva, Livia, Livie, .. 19 more]

Penelope .. Mythology: Penelope, wife of Odysseus, fended off suitors by weaving during the day and unraveling at night a tapestry she said had to be completed before she would wed another husband ..
[Pen, Penelopa, Penina, Penna, Pennelope, .. 3 more]

Rajani .. (Hindi, Sanskrit) "Night." ..
[Rajanae, Rajanee]

Samara .. (Hebrew, Arabic) "Night talk." ..
[Sammara, Semara]

Sheherezade .. In "A Thousand and One Arabian Nights", Sheherazade tells one tale to her royal husband each night ..
[Scheherezade, Shahrazad, Sharazad, Sharizad]

Thisbe .. Ovid's "Metamorphoses" tells the tragic tale of the lovers Pyramus and Tisbe, which is retold in Shakespeare's "A Midsumer Night's Dream".

Titania .. Literary: Titania is the Queen of the Fairies in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" ..
[Tania, Tita, Titaniya, Titanya, Tiziana]

Usha .. Mythology: daughter of heaven, sister of night.

Violet .. Shakespeare used the Latin form Viola for the enterprising heroine in "Twelfth Night" ..
[Eolande, Iolande, Iolanthe, Jolanda, Jolande, .. 25 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Night names: Laila, Leila, Lila, Lilith, Olivia, Penelope, Samara, Violet

Laila, Leila, Lila, Nisha, Olivia, Penelope, Samara, Usha and Violet are commonly used names, while Hermia, Hippolyta, Lilith, Loelia, Nyx, Rajani, Sheherezade, Thisbe and Titania are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)


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