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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

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

.. 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]

.. 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]

.. 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]

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

.. 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]

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

.. 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]

.. 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]

.. 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

.. 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]

.. 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]

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

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

.. 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]

.. 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]

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

.. 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]

.. 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]

.. 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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