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Page 1/5. 87 Ancient names and what they mean, for ancient for baby boys, listing 1-20. Alan, Andreas and Carmelo are commonly used names, while Aditya, Adnan, Aidan, Albion, Alun, Aquila, Aram, Arcadio, Archelaus, Bristol, Cairn, Caradoc, Cian, Cincinnatus, Clancy, Cobham and Coleridge are rare in comparison. Here is the list of Ancient names for girls.


Aditya .. This is the name for the seven Hindu gods who are the children of Aditi, the ancient Hindu goddess of the sky and fertility.

Adnan .. He and his descendants "settled" in the northern region of the Arabian peninsula in ancient times ..

Aidan .. Anglicized form of the ancient Gaelic name Aedan, a pet form of Aed ..
[Aedan, Aidano, Aiden, Aidyn, Aydan, .. 6 more]

Alan .. In Russia, the name is linked to the ancient warrior tribe Alans that is the origin of the Ossetians ..
[Ailean, Ailin, Al, Alain, Alair, .. 20 more]

Albion .. Albion is an ancient poetic name for Britain ..

Alun .. An ancient Welsh name, indirectly related to Alan, of which it is now generally taken to be the Welsh equivalent ..

Andreas .. The manliness this name refers to is about the duties of a male in the patriarchal society of ancient Greece ..

Aquila .. Despite the feminine -a ending, used in the 19th century as a revival of an ancient Roman name ..
[Acquila, Acquilino, Acquilla, Akila, Akilino, .. 4 more]

Aram .. This was an ancient place name, referring to Syria ..
[Arram]

Arcadio .. Ancient place name: Arkadios was a region of central Greece ..
[Alcadio, Alcado, Alcedio, Arcadios, Arcadius, .. 4 more]

Archelaus .. Not uncommon in the ancient world ..
[Archelaios, Arkelaos, Arkelaus]

Bristol .. Place name: an ancient and important city in England, with one of the most important ports on the west coast ..
[Bristow]

Cairn .. Cairns were built as far back as the Stone Age, and many of these ancient cairns can be seen in the British Isles.
[Cairne, Cairns, Kairn, Kairne, Kairns]

Caradoc .. Respelling of Caradog, an ancient Celtic name ..
[Caradog]

Carmelo .. Biblical place name: refers to Mount Carmel in Israel, which is referred to in ancient writings as a kind of paradise.
[Carmel, Carmeli, Carmello, Karmel, Karmelo, .. 1 more]

Cian .. "Ancient." ..
[Kean, Keane, Kiean, Kian]

Cincinnatus Legendary consul of ancient (fifth century BC) Rome, a statesman, who, according to legend, preferred farming but performed his civic duty by leading the state.

Clancy .. Flannchadh is an ancient Irish name meaning "red warrior".
[Clancey, Claney]

Cobham .. Could be derived from "cob", an ancient term for a male swan, the head of a herring, or the seed-head of clover.
[Cobbham]

Coleridge .. English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge was author of "The Ancient Mariner", and the famously unfinished "Kubla Khan", written under the influence of opium.
[Colerige, Colridge, Colrige]


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ancient names: Aditya, Aidan, Alan, Andreas, Arcadio, Carmelo, Cian

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