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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

Althea

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

Amy

Amy
.. 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]

Anne

Anne
.. 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]

Anna

Anna
.. 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.

Billie

Billie
.. 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]

Bonnie

Bonnie
.. Olympic speedskater Bonnie Blair. Bonnie (UPPER 2%), Bonny (36%) and Bunny (77%) are commonly occurring feminine names. [Bunny, Bonnylee, Bonnin, Bonnibell, Bonnibel, .. 12 more]

Christina

Christina
.. 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]

Dara

Dara
.. Olympic swimmer Dara Torres. Uncommon, with usage of 0.005% for Dara and variants as girls' names in 2015, higher than 0.004% a year ago. [Darya, Darra, Darice, Darian, .. 7 more]

Dawn

Dawn
.. basketball player Dawn Staley. Dawn (TOP 13%) and Dwan (30%) exist frequently as last 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

Deborah

Deborah
.. 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]

Dominique

Dominique
.. Olympic gymnasts Dominique Dawes, Dominique Moceanu. Usage of Dominique, Domeniga, etc. as birth names in 2015 was 4% more than in 2014. [Mika, Dominica, Dominie, Domineke, .. 16 more]

Donna

Donna
.. 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]

Evonne

Evonne
.. Tennis celebrity Evonne Goolagong. Moderately atypical as a children's name nowadays, but Evonne still exists often as a female first name. [Ivonne, Eyvonne, Evonna, Evon, .. 1 more]

Gabrielle

Gabrielle
.. 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]

Jana

Jana
.. Tennis celebrity Jana Novotna. Jana (UPPER 41%) and Janny (81%) appear often as surnames. [Janny, .. 10 more]

Janet

Janet
.. 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]

Kerry

Kerry
.. 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]

Lauren

Lauren
.. 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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