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River Names for girls

Page 1/6. 46 River names and what they mean, for river, stream for females. Here is the list of River names for boys. These girl names reached the height of their popularity in 1980-1989 and are almost as popular today, but with names like Joan, Shannon, Beverly, Rhonda and Letha falling out of fashion. Isla (#150), Alma (#680) and Lorelei (#479) are three of the more trendy baby names in this list, enjoying a recent resurgence in popularity.


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 ..
[Ailis, Ailse, Elsa, Elsha, Elshe]

Alma .. Also the name of a river in the Crimea where the famous 19th-century Battle of Alma was fought ..
[Almah, Allma]

Araxie .. (Armenian) "River that inspires 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.


Top 1000 baby names ranking of River names: Alma

Alma (Top 95%) is a common first name, while Acadia, Ailsa, Araxie and Arethusa are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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Suggested categories: mount (hill), sea (wave), water (rain).


A to Z Index of all names (with variants) for girls

[Acadia - Arethusa]
Acadia, Ailsa [5], Alma [2], Araxie, Arethusa

[Beck - Columba]
Beck, Beverly [18], Brooke [8], Cameron [23], Ceira, Cherith [3], Cimarron [3], Clelia [1], Clodagh, Columba [5]

[Elba - Leith]
Elba [2], Eleri [1], Giordana, Isla [1], Joan [6], Jordan [23], Kalinda [2], Kelby [4], Kendall [7], Leith [2]

[Letha - Oba]
Letha [4], Loire [2], Lorelei [13], Maxwelle, Melusine [1], Miriam [18], Neda [3], Neiva [3], Nila [2], Oba

[Oceana - Tigris]
Oceana [1], Rhea [6], Rhonda [11], Romney, Sabrina [11], Seneca [3], Shaila [2], Shannon [12], Tiberia [3], Tigris

[Zin - Zin]
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