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Girl Names associated with Prominent

Prominent baby names and what they mean, for prominent, illustrious, with 10 results. These girl names were at the top of their popularity 4 decades ago (USAGE OF 0.81%) and are now significantly less popular (USAGE 0.4%, 50.9%), with names such as Katherine becoming less fashionable. Alina (#157) and Arabella (#174) are two of the more trendy girl names in this list, while Candio (TOP 100%) and Lesslie (47%) are common last names.

Prominent names

Agave - Wistar

Derivative of Greek language. "Illustrious, noble." Rare, but Agave is similar to popular -ve surnames Angove (TOP 29%), Arave (30%). See also Agappe.


.. derive from Arabic for "noble, illustrious" .. Alena, Allena, Alyna and Lina are prevalent as versions of Alina. [Lynah, Lyna, Lena, Alynah, Alyna, Alline, Allene, Alenah, .. 17 more]


.. many socially prominent Boston families are .. Used frequently as children's names, Arbell, Arabella, etc. are comparable to the common Ardell. [Orbelle, Orbella, Bella, Arbella, Ara, .. 12 more]

.. A prominent bearer was Candia Barrow .. Not in popularity charts.

Origin fr. Old German word. "Illustrious warrior." Not in Top 2000. Feminine of Herbert.


.. been borne by illustrious women such .. Caron (TOP 2%), Cass (3%), Cate (4%), Kay (1%) and Kaye (2%) occur often as surnames. [Yekaterina, Trine, Kittey, Kaye, Katya, Katriona, Katrine, Katriana, Katrena, Katouska, .. 182 more]


.. name of a prominent Scottish clan .. Leslie has fallen off in popularity as a baby name circa 1970-1979. [Lezlie, Lezley, Lesly, Lesley, .. 5 more]

.. name of a prominent Massachusetts family .. Usage of Quincey and variants as baby names in 2018 was up 91.1% compared to the previous decade. [Quinsy, Quinci, .. 2 more]

.. name of a prominent Roman philosopher .. Scarce as girls' names, but Seneca, Seneka, etc. are similar to the more common Shenika. [Senneca, Seneka, .. 1 more]

.. Wistar was a prominent doctor in .. Wistar, Wistarr and Wister are rarely found as female names, and Wister exists commonly (UPPER 55%) as a last name. [Wister, .. 1 more]

Quick Reference

Summary Index of Prominent names [and variants] for girls.

1. Agave - Wistar
Agave, Alina [Lyna, Lina, Lena, Lynah, Linah, Lenah, Leena, Leenah, ..], Arabella [Belle, Orbel, Bella, Orabel, Orbelle, Orbella, Orabelle, Orabella, ..], Candia, Herbertine, Katherine [Rina, Trine, Trina, Kitty, Trinette, Trinchen, Yekaterin, Yekaterina, ..], Leslie [Lesly, Lesli, Lezlie, Lezley, Lezlee, Lesley, Leslee, Lesleigh], Quincey [Quinsy, Quincy, Quinci, Quincie], Seneca [Seneka, Senneca, Senecca], Wistar [Wister, Wistarr]

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