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River names

River names and what they mean, for river, lake, stream, snow.

Usage of these girl names was at its peak during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.1635%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.1354%, down 17.2%), but with names like Erica, Neva, Nila, Shannon and Veronica falling out of style. The more fashionable names for newborns in this compilation are Isla (#150), Kendall (#131), Lorelei (#479), Phoebe (#298) and Vivian (#98), and there is a revival in baby name usage for Phoebe and Vivian. Vivion (top 86%) is a common last name.

Here is the list of River names for boys.

Acadia - Eiry

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Top 1000 baby names ranking of River names: Alma, Beverly, Brooke, Cameron, Carmel

Acadia 1 .. .. the name of a river there. Rare. Compare Acadia and popular -dia surname Ampudia (top 68%). See also Amadia.

Ailsa 2 .. .. the estuary of the river Clyde .. Ailsaaoi, Ailsaau and Auailsa are kreatif variations. [Ailis, Elshe, .. 3 more]

Alma 3 .. .. name of a river in the .. Prevalent, with the favored feminine-sounding -ma suffix for Alma, Allma like Ama. [Almah, Allma]

Araxie 4 .. Source fr. Armenian word. "River that inspires poetic talent." Outside Top 1000.

Arethusa 5 .. .. pursued by a river god, who .. Not in Top 1000.

Beck 6 .. Derived fr. Old Norse element. "Stream." Cross-gender use. Not in popularity charts. Place name ..

Beverly 7 .. Stems fr. Old English element. "Beaver stream or meadow." Somewhat frequently used as birth names, Verlee, Beverly, etc. sound like the popular Verla. Originally an English place name and .. [Bev, Beverle, Beverley, Verlye, .. 14 more]

Brooke 8 .. Based on Old English, Old German elements. "Water, small stream." Ranked in Top 1000. Also a surname .. [Brook, Brooklyn, Brooklynn, Brooky, .. 4 more]

Cameron 9 .. .. possibly mean crooked stream or crooked .. Ranked in Top 1000. [Camaran, Camryn, Kamron, Kamrynn, Kamyron, .. 18 more]

Carmel 10 .. .. Editor Carmel Snow. Uncommon, with the favored androgynous -el suffix for Carmel, Karmel like Chantriel. [Carma, Carmania, Carmanya, Carmelia, Carmelina, Carmelita, Carmelitha, Carmelitia, Carmella, Carmelle, .. 35 more]

Ceira 11 Name of a river in Portugal. Outside Top 1000. See also Cira.

Cherith 12 "Stream bed." Cheryth and variants are unique as girls' names. Biblical .. [Cheryth, Kerith, .. 1 more]

Cimarron 13 .. Kansas and a river that runs .. Uncommon. Simarron, var. (cf. Caron) ends with the unconventional androgynous-sounding -ron. [Cimeron, Simarron, .. 1 more]

Clelia 14 .. .. by swimming the River Tiber back .. Clelia and Cloelia are not in the Top 1000. [Cloelia]

Clodagh 15 .. .. on the Tipperary river in Ireland .. Clodagh is irregularly used as a women's name.

Columba 16 .. .. have exorcised the River Ness of .. Not in popularity charts. [Collie, Columbia, Columbine, .. 2 more]

Eiddwen 17 .. .. name of a lake in Ceredigion. Not that prominent as a birth name.

Eira 18 .. From Welsh language. "Snow." Not in Top 1000. See also Mira. Modern coinage from the word eira ..

Eirwen 19 .. Stems fr. Welsh. "Blessed snow." Eirwen and Eirawen are not often used as children's names. .. from eira meaning "snow" and (g) .. [Eirawen]

Eiry 20 .. Origin fr. Welsh element. "Snow." Not in popularity charts. See also Eire. From eira ..

Quick Reference

Summary of River names (and variants) for girls.

Acadia - Eiry
Acadia, Ailsa [Elsa, Ailse, Elsha, Elshe], Alma [Almah, Allma], Araxie, Arethusa, Beck, Beverly [Verly, Verlee, Verlie, Verlye, ..], Brooke [Brooky, Brooks, Brooklynn, Brooklynne, ..], Cameron [Kamryn, Kamrynn, Kamyron, Kamrynne, ..], Carmel [Mina, Lita, Melita, Melina, ..], Ceira, Cherith [Kerith, Cheryth, Kerrith], Cimarron [Simeron, Cimeron, Simarron], Clelia [Cloelia], Clodagh, Columba [Colly, Colombe, Columbia, Columbine], Eiddwen, Eira, Eirwen [Eirawen], Eiry

Elba - Melusine
Elba [Elbe, Ellba], Eleri [Teleri], Erica [Rikki, Rikky, Terica, Sherica, ..], Fay [Fei, Fey, Fee, Feike, ..], Giordana, Isla [Islay], Joan [Joni, Jone, Jonee, Joannue, ..], Jordan [Jorie, Jorry, Jourdan, Jorrdan, ..], Kalinda [Kalindi, Kalynda], Kelby [Kelbea, Kelbey, Kellbie, Kelbeigh], Kelpie, Kendall [Kendyl, Kyndal, Kyndall, Kindall, ..], Lake [Laken, Laiken], Leith [Lethe, Leithe], Letha [Lethe, Lethia, Leitha, Leithia], Loire [Loir, Loirane], Lorelei [Lurette, Lurleen, Lurlene, Lurline, ..], Lynn [Lynna, Lynne, Lynnett, Lynnelle, ..], Maxwelle, Melusine [Melusina]

Miriam - Tigris
Miriam [Miyana, Myriam, Mitzie, Miyanna, ..], Neda [Nedi, Nedda, Neddie], Neiva [Neva, Nevya, Neives], Neva [Neve, Nevada, Nevara, Nieves], Nila [Nyla, Naila], Oba, Oceana [Oceania], Odette [Odetta], Odila [Udile, Odolia, Udelia, Udilia, ..], Phoebe [Phebe, Pheby, Phoebey, Phoeboe, ..], Rhea [Ria, Rhae, Rhia, Rhaya, ..], Rhonda [Rondi, Ronnda, Rondel, Rondelle, ..], Rickie [Riki, Rikki, Rikky, Ryckie, ..], Romney, Sabrina [Sabryna, Sebrina, Zabrina, Sebreena, ..], Seneca [Seneka, Senecca, Senneca], Shaila [Shaili, Shalee], Shannon [Shanon, Shannen, Shannyn, Shannin, ..], Tiberia [Tibby, Tibbie, Tyberia], Tigris

Veronica - Zin
Veronica [Vonnie, Veronka, Veronqua, Veronique, ..], Vivian [Vyvyan, Vyvyana, Vivyanne, Vyvyanne, ..], Zin