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Girl Names associated with Sports

Sports baby names and what they mean, for sports, tennis, basketball, olympic, with 42 results. These girl names reached the apex of their popularity 6 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 19.1%) and have become much less common since (ADOPTION 1.4%, 92.9% LESS), with names such as Donna becoming somewhat dated. Summer (#195) is the most contemporarily stylish baby name among these, while Barcellona (TOP 44%) and Daun (28%) are popular surnames.

Sports names

Althea - Lauren | Lisa - Virginia | Yvonne - Zena

Althea - Lauren

AltheaAlthea
.. Tennis celebrity Althea Gibson. Athea is also a marginally favored baby name. [Thea, Altheda, Althaia, .. 6 more]

AmyAmy
.. Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken; poet .. Amy has diminished in favor as a baby name since the 1970s. [Esme, Amya, Ammie, Amil, Amice, Amecia, Ame, Aimee, .. 14 more]

AnneAnne
.. tennis player Anna Kournikova; golfer Annika .. Anne (cf. Antone, Atene) is a popular -ne suffix last name. [Onie, Nita, Ninor, Nettie, Nettia, Nanor, Nanny, Nanine, Nanete, Nancee, .. 86 more]

AnnaAnna
.. tennis player Anna Kournikova. Adoption of Anna, Nani, etc. as birth names in 2015 was 8.2% less than 2014. [Nani, Anouska, Annmarie, Annika, Anneke, Annamarie, Annabeth, Anique, Ania, .. 10 more]

Barcelona
.. site of the 1992 Summer Olympics .. Not in Top 2000.

BillieBillie
.. tennis player Billie Jean King. Billie, Billy, etc. became less popular last year, dropping on average -19 positions as baby names with Billie leading the fall. [Willa, Billiejo, Billiejean, Billa, .. 6 more]

BonnieBonnie
.. Olympic speedskater Bonnie Blair. Bonnie, Bonni, Bonny and Bunny are familiar as variations. [Bunny, Bonnylee, Bonnin, Bonnibell, Bonnibel, .. 12 more]

ChristinaChristina
.. tennis celebrity Chris Evert; model Christie .. Adoption of Christina, Crystie, etc. as baby names in 2015 was down 70.6% compared to 2005. [Tiny, Tineke, Tinah, Krystina, Kristy, Kristinna, Kristin, Kristijna, Kristi, Kristena, .. 107 more]

DaraDara
.. Olympic swimmer Dara Torres. Darissa and variants soared in popularity 2 decades ago and are now less conventional, with Darian becoming less trendy. [Darya, Darra, Darice, Darian, .. 7 more]

DawnDawn
.. basketball player Dawn Staley. Dawn (top 2%), Dawna (35%) and Dawne (65%) are frequently occurring as first names. [Dwan, Dowan, Dawnyelle, Dawnika, Dawnetta, Dawnelle, Dawna, .. 7 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sports names: Althea, Amy, Anna, Anne, Billie

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sports names: Bonnie, Christina, Dara, Dawn, Deborah

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sports names: Dominique, Donna, Evonne, Gabrielle, Jana

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sports names: Janet, Kerry, Lauren

DeborahDeborah
.. Olympic figure skater Debi Thomas; TV .. Adoption of Debb and forms was at a high 7 decades ago and has become less, with Deborah becoming less fashionable. [Dobra, Devorah, Devora, Debriana, Debreanna, Debralee, Debora, Debee, Debbra, Debbie, .. 14 more]

DominiqueDominique
.. Olympic gymnasts Dominique Dawes, Dominique Moceanu. Dominique (upper 16%), Dominga (29%), Domenica (48%), Mika (71%) and Dominica (77%) are commonly occurring as female names. [Mika, Dominica, Dominie, Domineke, .. 16 more]

DonnaDonna
.. swimmer Donna Devarona; fashion designer Donna .. Donna is a Top 2000 baby name. [Ladonna, Donnamarie, Donisha, Donielle, Donica, Donia, Dona, Dahna, .. 17 more]

Ekaterina
.. Olympic figure skater Ekaterina Gordeeva. Outside Top 2000. [Yekaterina]

EvonneEvonne
.. Tennis celebrity Evonne Goolagong. Evon (top 41%), Evonne (38%) and Ivonne (31%) are commonly occurring as first names, while Evonna, Evony and Eyvonne are uncommonly used. [Ivonne, Eyvonne, Evonna, Evon, .. 1 more]

GabrielleGabrielle
.. Tennis player Gabriela Sabatini; fashion designer .. Gabrielle, Gabriel and Gabriele are commonplace as variations. [Gavrina, Gavrilla, Gavrila, Gavraila, Gavra, Gabysia, Gabryelle, Gabryel, Gabriell, Gabbie, .. 16 more]

JanaJana
.. Tennis celebrity Jana Novotna. Jana was a Top birth name in 2015. [Janny, .. 10 more]

JanetJanet
.. swimmer Janet Evans; figure skater Janet .. A familiar girls' name (#1487 IN 2015), Janet is also used somewhat often as a last name. [Jonette, Jinnett, Janette, Janetta, Janeth, Janeta, Gianetta, .. 15 more]

KerryKerry
.. Olympic gymnast Kerri Strug; actress Keri .. Kerry and variants became less popular last year, falling -67 positions as baby names with Kara leading the decline. [Kerrie, Kerridana, Kerria, Kerrin, Kerilyn, Keriann, Keri, Keree, Kara, .. 8 more]

LaurenLauren
.. basketball player Lauren Jackson. Adoption of Lauren and variants as girls' names in 2015 was 72.2% less than the previous decade. [L'Wren, Lowrynn, Lourenca, Lorrin, Lorin, Laurenne, Larryn, .. 26 more]

Quick Reference

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

1. Althea - Lauren
Althea [Thea, Eltha, Elthea, Althia, Altheda, Althelia, ..], Amy [Amya, Amye, Aymi, Esma, Esme, Aymee, ..], Anne [Oni, Nona, Onie, Nita, Nonie, Ninoshka, ..], Anna [Nani, Hania, Anoesj, Annika, Anouska, Annmarie, ..], Barcelona, Billie [Willa, Billy, Billye, Billina, Billiejo, Billiesue, ..], Bonnie [Bonny, Bunny, Bunni, Bunnie, Bonnylee, Bonnyjean, ..], Christina [Tina, Tiny, Tine, Tinah, Teyna, Tineke, ..], Dara [Darra, Darya, Darrah, Darice, Darragh, Darissa, ..], Dawn [Dwan, Dowan, Duwan, Dawnita, Dawnysia, Dawnyelle, ..], Deborah [Debs, Dobra, Devora, Devorah, Debriana, Debreanna, ..], Dominique [Mika, Meeka, Domino, Domitia, Dominica, Domorique, ..], Donna [Donya, Donny, Donnie, Ladonna, Donnica, Donnisse, ..], Ekaterina [Yekaterina], Evonne [Evon, Evony, Ivonne, Evonna, Eyvonne], Gabrielle [Gavrina, Gavrila, Gavrilla, Gavraila, Gavrielle, Gavriella, ..], Jana [Janna, Janny, Jannie, Jannah, Janica, Jannalee, ..], Janet [Jonet, Jinnet, Jonette, Jinnett, Johnette, Johnetta, ..], Kerry [Kerri, Kerria, Kerrie, Kerrin, Kerrianne, Kerridana, ..], Lauren [Loren, L'Wren, Lowran, Lowrenn, Lowrynn, Lourence, ..]


Lisa [Lise, Liza, Liszka, Liseta, Lisebet, Lisette, ..], Martina [Tina, Tine, Marty, Martie, Martine, Marteina, ..], Nata, Pamela [Pammy, Pammie, Pamilla, Pammela, Permelia, Pamelynne, ..], Porsha [Porcha, Porscha, Porsche, Porschia], Renee [Renne, Renny, Renita, Rennie, Rrenae, Rhianaye, ..], Serena [Serina, Seryna, Serenna, Serinah, Serinna, Serenity, ..], Shayla [Shaylyn, Shaylene, Shayleen, Shaylynn, Shealynn, Shaylynne, ..], Shea [Shay, Shaye, Shayda, Shayla, Shaylee, Shaylyn, ..], Sheryl [Sherril, Sheryll, Sherryl, Sherrill, Sherrelle, Sherylayne, ..], Stephanie [Stevie, Stevey, Stevana, Stevena, Stevonna, Stevonne, ..], Summer [Somer, Sommers, Summers], Susan [Zanna, Zanne, Zannie, Zsazsa, Zsuzsa, Suzzanne, ..], Tamika [Tonica, Tomika, Timeeka, Tonique, Tymmeeka, Tymmlecka, ..], Teresa [Tess, Tessa, Tessy, Tresa, Tressa, Tessie, ..], Theresa [Zita, Treza, Tresa, Treesa, Tressa, Trescha, ..], Tina [Tena, Tiny, Tine, Teina, Teenie, Tinamarie], Tracy [Traci, Tracie, Trasey, Treacy, Treasa, Treasey, ..], Venus [Venusa, Venusina, Venusita, Venusette], Virginia [Virgy, Virgie, Virgine, Virgina, Virginie, Virginnia, ..]


Yvonne [Yvett, Yuette, Yvetta, Yvonna, Yvette, Yevette, ..], Zena [Zina, Zeena, Zenia, Zenya, Zeenia, Zeenya]

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