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Page 1/5. 100 Dark names and what they mean, for dark, black, night, swarthy, deep, coal, charcoal for baby boys, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Black names for girls.

Adham .. (Arabic) "Black." ..

Amal .. Familiar to Americans as the young hero of Giancarlo Menotti's often-performed opera, "Amahl and the Night Visitors".
[Amahl, Amali, Amel]

Amaury Variant of Maurice (Latin) "dark-skinned, moorish".

Anscom .. "Combe" is an Old English term for a deep, narrow valley.
[Anscomb, Anscombe, Anscoombe]

Auberon .. Better-known, though no more common for it, as Oberon, King of the Fairies in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" ..
[Auberron, Oberon, Oberron, Oeberon]

Black .. "Dark-skinned."

Blackburn .. (Old English) "Black brook." ..
[Blackburne, Blagburn]

Blackstone .. (Old English) "Black stone." ..

Blackwell .. (Old English) "Black well." ..

Blagden .. (Old English) "Dark valley." ..

Blake .. (Old English) "Black." .. Originally a nickname for someone with hair or skin that was either very dark (Old English "blaec") or very light (Old English "blac") ..
[Blakely, Blakeman]

Blakely .. (Old English) "Dark meadow." ..
[Blakelee, Blakeleigh, Blakeley, Blakelie]

Blakeney .. (Old English) "Dark island." ..
[Blakenie, Blakeny]

Canyon .. Geography name from canyons and deep ravines ..

Cary .. Also possibly (Gaelic) "love", (Welsh) "hill fort", or (Gaelic) "dark-complected" ..
[Carey, Carrey]

Ciaran .. (Irish, Gaelic) "Black." ..

Clinton .. Singer Clint Black.
[Clint, Clintt, Klint]

Coakley .. (Old English) "Charcoal meadow." .. Coke was the term for the flammable residue from burning coal, and a valuable resource of fuel.
[Coakly, Cokeley, Cokelie, Cokely]

Colburn .. (Old English) "Coal brook." ..
[Colbourn, Colbourne, Collbourn, Collburn]

Colby .. (Old Norse) "Swarthy person's settlement." From the personal name Koli (from "kol" meaning "charcoal") ..
[Colbee, Colbert, Colbey, Colbie, Collby]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dark names: Blake, Cary, Clinton, Colby

Blake, Cary, Clinton and Colby are commonly used names, while Adham, Amal, Amaury, Anscom, Auberon, Black, Blackburn, Blackstone, Blackwell, Blagden, Blakely, Blakeney, Canyon, Ciaran, Coakley and Colburn are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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