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Page 1/8. 142 Little names and what they mean, for little, small, slender, low, narrow for baby boys, listing 1-20. Here is the list of Little names for girls.

Ace .. This may derive from the Latin "as", the name of a coin of low value ..
[Acee, Acer, Acey, Acie]

Alan .. Also possibly derived from the Gaelic "ailin" meaning "little rock" ..
[Ailean, Ailin, Al, Alain, Alair, .. 20 more]

Almanzo .. Famous from the "Little House" books: Almanzo Wilder tells Laura that a distant English ancestor's life had been saved during the Crusades by an Arab named El Manzoor ..

Aniketos .. The name has survived in a small way in Catholic countries because of a second-century martyred pope who was later canonized.
[Aniceto, Anicetus, Anisio]

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

Arnett .. (Old French, English) "Little eagle." ..
[Arnat, Arnet, Arnot, Arnott, Ornet, .. 1 more]

Banning .. (Irish, Gaelic) "Small fair one."

Bassett .. (Old English) "Little person." .. Also the name of a short-legged hunting dog, the basset hound, possibly named so because its torso is so low ("bas" in French) to the ground.

Beagan .. (Irish, Gaelic) "Small one."
[Beagen, Beagin, Beegan, Beegin]

Berg .. Usually found as a suffix in German surnames like Kleinberg, "small mountain", Goldberg, "gold mountain", or Hochberg, "high mountain".
[Berger, Bergh, Burg, Burgh]

Blackburn .. In Scotland, "burn" is the term for a little brook.
[Blackburne, Blagburn]

Blain .. May also possibly mean "slender" in Gaelic ..
[Blaine, Blane, Blaney, Blayne]

Booth .. Originally given to someone who lived in a small hut or bothy, the typical dwelling place of a cowherd or shepherd ..
[Boot, Boote, Boothe, Both]

Boris .. (Russian, Slavic) "Small." ..
[Boriss, Borja, Borris, Borys]

Bourne .. A little stream is called a "burn" in Scotland ..
[Born, Borne, Bourn, Burn, Burns, .. 2 more]

Brickell .. (Old German) "Little bridge."

Brooks .. (Old English, Old German) "Water, small stream." ..
[Brook, Brooke, Brookes, Brookie]

Burnell .. (Old French) "Small brown one."
[Bernelle, Burnel, Brunel, Brunell]

Caelan .. (Irish, Gaelic) "Slender." ..
[Calan, Caley]

Caius .. This was the name of the infamous Roman emperor called Caligula, a nickname meaning "little boots" ..
[Cai, Caio, Kay, Kaye, Keye, .. 2 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Little names: Ace, Alan, Boris, Brooks, Burnell

Alan, Boris and Brooks are commonly used names, while Ace, Almanzo, Aniketos, Anscom, Arnett, Banning, Bassett, Beagan, Berg, Blackburn, Blain, Booth, Bourne, Brickell, Burnell, Caelan and Caius are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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