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(See: Star Names, Fire Names)

Page 1/2. 33 Sun names and what they mean, for sun for baby girls, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Star names for boys.

Abellona .. Greek mythology: Apollo is the sun god ..

Alina .. (Greek) "Sun ray." ..
[Aleen, Aleena, Alena, Alenah, Alene, .. 20 more]

Brett .. Literary: Lady Brett Ashley was Hemingway's heroine in the novel "The Sun Also Rises".
[Bret, Bretta, Brettany, Brette, Britt]

Clytie .. Mythology: a water nymph in love with Apollo, god of the sun .. Clytie was changed into a sunflower, which always turns its face toward the sun.

Cymbeline .. (Gaelic) "Sun lord." ..

Eilidh .. (Scottish, Gaelic, Greek) "Sun ray." ..
[Ailie, Eiley]

Elaine .. (Greek) "Sun ray." ..
[Alaina, Alayna, Alayne, Allaine, Elaene, .. 21 more]

Elen .. (Welsh, Greek) "Sun ray." ..

Elena .. (Greek) "Sun ray." ..
[Alona, Elaina, Eleena, Eleni, Elina, .. 1 more]

Eliana .. This may have come from the Greek word for the sun, helios, and the name may thus mean "daughter of the sun" ..
[Eleana, Elia, Elian, Eliane, Elianna, .. 9 more]

Elidi .. (Greek) "Gift of the sun."

Elin .. (Welsh, Greek) "Sun ray." ..

Ellen .. (Greek) "Sun ray." ..
[Elan, Elen, Elena, Elene, Eleni, .. 22 more]

Eloise .. The name has been linked with Greek helios meaning "sun", and also with a Germanic name derived from hail "robust, healthy" and wid "wood" ..
[Aloysia, Ellie, Elois, Eloisa, Elouisa, .. 3 more]

Etain .. Étaín is sometimes associated with the name of the ancient Celtic sun goddess, which is derived from ét meaning "jealousy" ..
[Eadaoin, Eadan]

Galina .. Also sometimes used as Russian variant of Helen (Greek) "sun ray" ..

Helen .. (Greek) "Sun ray." ..
[Aileen, Ailene, Aleanor, Alene, Aline, .. 73 more]

Hesper .. The Greeks referred to Italy as Hesperia, since the sun set and the evening star rose there ..
[Hespera, Hesperia]

Idalia .. (Greek) "Behold the sun."

Ilona .. (Hungarian, Greek) "Sun ray." ..
[Elona, Ellona, Elonna, Illona, Ilone, .. 4 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sun names: Alina, Elaine, Elena, Eliana, Elin, Ellen, Eloise, Helen

Alina, Brett, Elaine, Elena, Eliana, Elin, Ellen, Eloise, Galina, Helen, Idalia and Ilona are commonly used names, while Abellona, Clytie, Cymbeline, Eilidh, Elen, Elidi, Etain and Hesper are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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