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Page 1/2. 37 River names and what they mean, for river for baby girls, listing 1-20. Alma, Clelia, Elba, Joan, Jordan, Kendall and Letha are commonly used names, while Acadia, Ailsa, Araxie, Arethusa, Ceira, Cimarron, Clodagh, Columba, Eleri, Giordana, Isla, Kalinda and Leith are rare in comparison. Here is the list of River names for boys.
Acadia .. Place name: the French settlers of Nova Scotia called it Acadia after the name of a river there.
Ailsa .. Place name: the tiny Scottish rocky islet Ailsa Craig in the estuary of the river Clyde ..
Alma .. Also the name of a river in the Crimea where the famous 19th-century Battle of Alma was fought ..
Araxie .. "River that inpires poetic talent."
Arethusa .. Greek mythology: Arethusa was a nymph pursued by a river god, who was changed by Artemis into a stream to avoid a fate worse than death.
Ceira Name of a river in Portugal.
Cimarron Place name: a city in Kansas and a river that runs across the Great Plains from New Mexico to Oklahoma ..
Clelia .. A feisty heroine from legendary Roman history who after having been given by the Romans to the Etruscans as a hostage, escaped by swimming the River Tiber back to Rome ..
Clodagh .. Based on the Tipperary river in Ireland, also called the Clody ..
Columba .. Saint Columba, sixth-century Irish saint, founded an influential monastery on the Scottish island of Iona, and is supposed to have exorcised the River Ness of a monster ..
Elba .. The Elbe is an important river in Germany and the Czech Republic.
Eleri .. Place name: Eleri is a Welsh river name probably derived from alar, meaning "enough, surfeit".
Giordana .. Refers to the Jordan River.
Isla Name of a Scottish river.
Kalinda .. Hindu mythology: a reference to the mountains of Kalinda or the sacred Kalindi river.
Leith .. "Broad river." The variant spelling Lethe, is the river of forgetfulness in Greek mythology.
Letha .. Greek mythology: name of a river in Hades that causes the dead to forget their lives on earth.
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