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Girl Names of Old English Origin

Old english baby names and what they mean, with 237 results. Adoption of these girl names was at its peak a century ago (ADOPTION OF 15.15%) and is somewhat lower today (ADOPTION 8.71%, 42.5% LESS), with names such as Dana becoming less fashionable. The most fashionable names for newborns in this compilation are Hadley (#102), Harper (#10), Ivy (#129), Parker (#227) and Piper (#68), while Blacke (TOP 71%) and Bleke (97%) are familiar last names.

Old English names

Addie - Ashton | Aston - Beverly | Billie - Chaney | Chappell - Dale | Dana - Edith | Edlyn - Fern | .. - .. | Walker - Yetta

Addie - Ashton


"Noble; son of Adam." Adlie is also a somewhat common kid's name. Short form of Adelaide, Adeline, or ..


"Son of Adam." Common as surnames, and Addison (TOP 1%), Adyson, etc. are similar to common last names Alson (TOP 49%), Arison (56%), which also end with -son. Surname used as a given name.


Place name .. A somewhat offbeat baby name, Afton exists fairly often as a last name.

"Seasoned warrior." Ailith, Aldith and Eilith are not often adopted as children's names.


Ainsley, var. Ansley1
"Only hermitage wood or clearing." Ainslee and variants are hardly found as feminine names. Originally a place name ..


"Noble, bright." Alberta, Albertha, etc. became less popular in 2015, falling on average -12 positions as baby names with Ali dropping the most. Feminine of Albert ..

Aldis, var. Ailith2
"Battle-seasoned." Not much used as a girls' name, Aldis occurs more commonly as a last name.


"Elf or magical counsel." Usage of Alfreda, Elfrydah, etc. as children's names in 2015 was down 2.1% compared to 2014. Feminine of Alfred ..


"Noble, exalted." Somewhat common as baby names, Alaisa, Alice, etc. are similar to the familiar Alaysia. Variant of the Old French name ..

"God-like adviser." Allura and variants are seldom used as girls' names. Also a Spanish name ..

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Old English names: Addie, Addison, Afton, Ainsley, Alberta

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Old English names: Alfreda, Alice, Alvina, Amber, Ansley

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Old English names: Ashley, Ashton

Alvar, var. Alvara1
"Elf or magical army, warrior." Alvar, like the similar-sounding Alvira, occurs more often as a surname. From Aelfhere.

"Elf warrior." Compare last names Alvare (UPPER 65%), Allara (88%). See also Alverta. From Aelfhere ..

"Elf or magical counsel." A peculiar birth name. See also Albertine. Rare feminine form of Alfred ..


"Elf or magical being, friend." Alvina, Alvie, Elvina and Vinnie are common as versions. Feminine of Alvin.


Derived via Old French and Latin .. Usage of Ambar and forms was more pronounced 35 years ago and has become less, with Amber becoming less fashionable.


"Hermitage field." Ansley and variants became less popular in 2015, dropping on average -9 positions as baby names with Ansleigh dropping the most. Place name ..

"Hare-meadow." Arleigh is a scarce women's name. Unisex name.

"Ash tree home." Ashbea, Ashbie and Ashby are barely found as feminine names, and Ashby appears frequently (TOP 1%) as a last name. Place name.


"Ash meadow." Lee (UPPER 8%), Ashleigh (24%), Ashlie (41%) and Ashli (53%) are commonplace as female names. English surname and place name first ..


"Ash tree town." Ashton occurs often (TOP 2%) as a surname.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Old English names for girls.

1. Addie - Ashton
Addie, Addison, Afton, Ailith, Ainsley [Ansley], Alberta [Elberta, ..], Aldis [Ailith], Alfreda [Elfrida], Alice, Alura, Alvar [Alvara], Alvara, Alverdine, Alvina [Elvina], Amber, Ansley, Arleigh, Ashby, Ashley [Lee], Ashton

Aston, Astrid, Auberta, Audra, Audrey [Audra], Avery, Averil [Everil], Avril [Averil], Bailey, Bathilda, Becca, Beck, Beckett, Beda, Bentley, Berengaria, Berry, Bertha, Bertrade, Beverly [Lee]

Billie, Blake, Blessing, Bliss, Blossom, Blythe, Bobbie, Bradley, Brenda, Brinley, Bristol, Brooke, Camilla, Carol [Charmaine], Carrington, Cecilia [Cicely, ..], Cedrica, Celia, Chandler, Chaney

Chappell, Charmaine, Chelle, Chelsea [Chelle], Cherish, Cherry, Chesleigh, Chesney, Christina [Crystal], Christmas, Cicely, Clover, Collis, Corey, Corliss, Crescent, Crystal, Cydney, Daisy, Dale

Dana [Danna], Danna [Dana], Daralis, Darby, Darlene, Darnell, Dawn, Day, Deanna, Dena [Deanna], Devon, Dextra, Dillian, Dita, Dixie, Earla, Eartha [Hertha], Ebba, Edina, Edith [Dita]

Edlyn, Edmonda, Edris, Edwardine, Edwina [Edina], Egberta, Elberta, Elfrida [Elfrida, ..], Elleree, Elvina [Alvina], Elvira [Elvina], Erlinda, Erwina, Ethel, Ethelberta, Etheldreda, Evelyn, Everil, Felicity, Fern

Fernley, Flora, Geraldine, Gerardine, Gilda, Glade, Godiva, Gytha, Hadley, Haley [Hayley], Harleen, Harley [Harleen, ..], Harper, Hayley [Haley], Hazel, Heaven, Hertha [Eartha], Hollis, Holly, Honey

Hope, Hunter, Ida, Idina, Irvette, Ivy, Kelby, Kelsey, Kendall, Kendra, Kim, Kimberly [Kim], Kinsey, Kourtney, Lady, Langley, Lee, Leland, Lindsay, Love

Luella, Lynn, Mab [Mavis], Madison, Magda, Maggie, Maida [Magda], Margaret [Maggie], Maryweld, Mason, Mavis, Maxwelle, Mead, Mercia, Merry, Mildred, Misty, Morgan, Neda, Nedra

Odele [Udele], Ouida, Parker, Paxton, Piper, Quenby, Raleigh, Ralphina, Ramsay, Raoule, Reed, Ripley, Roberta [Robin, ..], Robin, Ronni, Royce, Selby, Shadow, Shelby, Shelley

Sherry, Sheryl, Shirley [Sheryl], Sidney, Somers, Spring, Stetson, Stockard, Stormy, Summer, Sydney [Sidney, ..], Tandy, Tarleton, Tate, Tatum, Tawny, Taylor, Tuesday, Tyra, Udele

Walker, Wallis, Wanetta, Waverly, Weslee, Whitley, Whitney, Wilda, Wilfreda, Wilmot, Wilona, Winifred, Winsome, Winter, Wren, Wyetta, Yetta

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