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Baby names of Old English origin.

Adoption of these girl names was at its peak a century ago (adoption of 15.15%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 8.69%, 42.6% less), with names such as Dana becoming less fashionable. The most fashionable names for newborns in this compilation are Avery (#13), Hadley (#99), Harper (#11), Ivy (#146) and Piper (#75).

Names may be associated with an origin, eg. Nelson is associated with "African" but is not of African origin.

Addie - Ashton

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

"Noble; son of Adam." Popular as last names. Compare Addie (top 21%) with popular -ie last names Amie (top 28%), Avie (76%). Short form of Adelaide, Adeline, or ..

"Son of Adam." Addison, Addisyn, Addyson, Adison and Adyson are popular as variations. Surname used as a given name.

Place name .. Usage of Afton and Affton as baby names in 2014 was 11.9% less than a year ago.

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

AinsleyAinsley [Ansley1, .. more]
"Only hermitage wood or clearing." Adoption of Ainsley and variants as children's names in 2014 was up 54.9% compared to the previous decade. Originally a place name ..

"Noble, bright." Alberta, Albertha, etc. became less popular in 2014, falling on average -18 positions as baby names with Alli dropping the most. Feminine of Albert ..

Aldis [Ailith2, .. more]
"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 2014 was down 15.9% compared to 2013. Feminine of Alfred ..

"Noble, exalted." Somewhat common as baby names, Alysia, Alice, etc. are similar to the familiar Elysia. 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: Alfreda, Alice, Alvina, Amber, Ansley

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

Alvar [Alvara1, .. more]
"Elf or magical army, warrior." Adoption of Alvar and variants was well-received among parents a century ago. From Aelfhere.

"Elf warrior." Alara is a slightly prominent baby name. 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 .. Somewhat common as birth names, Amber, Ambre, etc. are similar to the common Amberly.

"Hermitage field." Ansley and Ansleigh are commonly used as variant forms. 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." Ashley (upper 1%), Lee (8%), Ashlee (18%), Ashleigh (24%), Ashly (41%), Ashlie (41%), Ashely (43%), Ashli (53%) and Ashlea (96%) are commonplace as female names. English surname and place name first ..

"Ash tree town." Usage of Ashton as a children's name has decreased since 1994.

Quick Reference

Index of all 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

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

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

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

5. Dana - Edith
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]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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