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Page 1/10. 190 River names and what they mean, for river, ford, stream, brook, reeds, reed, pond, riverbank for baby boys, listing 1-20. Here is the list of River names for girls.


Achilles .. He was all but invulnerable, having been dipped in the River Styx by his mother, the nymph Thetis ..
[Achill, Achille, Achillea, Achilleo, Achilleus, .. 10 more]

Alford .. (Old English) "The old river-ford."
[Aldford, Allford]

Alun .. It is also the name of a river and a regional name in Wales, sometimes called Alyn ..

Annan .. (Celtic) "From the brook."

Ardian .. As an Italian name, Ardian is derived from the river Arda in Northern Italy ..

Ashford .. (Old English) "Ford by the ashes." ..
[Ash, Ashenford]

Avon .. (Celtic) "River." .. The name of several rivers in England ..

Baptist .. The Christian prophet John the Baptist baptized Jesus with water in the River Jordan.
[Babtysta, Baptiste, Battista, Battiste, Bautista]

Bayou Geography name: a slow-moving river or swamp.

Beck .. (Old Norse) "Stream." ..
[Becker]

Beresford .. (Old English) "Ford where barley grows." ..

Beverly .. (Old English) "Beaver stream." ..
[Beverlea, Beverleigh, Beverley, Beverlie]

Bickford .. (Old English) "Axe-man's ford."

Birney .. (Old English) "Island with the brook." ..
[Birnie, Birny, Burney, Burnie]

Blackburn .. (Old English) "Black brook." .. In Scotland, "burn" is the term for a little brook.
[Blackburne, Blagburn]

Blanford .. (Old English) "Gray man's ford." ..
[Blandford]

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

Bradburn .. (Old English) "Wide stream." ..

Bradford .. (Old English) "Broad ford." ..
[Braddford, Bradfurd, Brad]

Branch .. A place name that probably refers to a branch in a river or a path.


Top 1000 baby names ranking of River names: Alford, Beverly, Bradford

Bradford is a commonly used name, while Achilles, Alford, Alun, Annan, Ardian, Ashford, Avon, Baptist, Bayou, Beck, Beresford, Beverly, Bickford, Birney, Blackburn, Blanford, Bourne, Bradburn and Branch are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)

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