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Page 1/4. 75 River names and what they mean, for river for baby boys, listing 1-20. Cary, Christopher, Clarence, Clyde, Dana and Dane are commonly used names, while Achilles, Alford, Alun, Ardian, Avon, Baptist, Bayou, Branch, Cimarron, Colwyn, Conway, Creek, Danube and Dart are rare in comparison. 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 .. "The old river-ford."
[Aldford, Allford]

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

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

Avon .. "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.

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

Cary Surname and place name from an old Celtic river name ..
[Carey, Carrey]

Christopher .. The legend of Saint Christopher as the patron saint of travelers grew from the story of a giant who made his living carrying people across a river ..
[Chris, Christie, Christof, Christofer, Christoffer, .. 27 more]

Cimarron Place name: a city in western Kansas and a river that runs 650 miles across the Great Plains from New Mexico to Oklahoma ..
[Cimeron, Simarron, Simeron]

Clarence .. "One who lives near the River Clare." From a Celtic river name not connected with the given name Clare ..
[Claran, Clarance, Clarens, Claron, Clarons, .. 6 more]

Clyde .. Place name: the River Clyde in Scotland which flows through Glasgow ..
[Clydell]

Colwyn .. Place name for a river in Wales.
[Colwin, Colwynn]

Conway .. "Holy river." ..
[Conwy]

Creek "Small river." ..
[Creik]

Dana .. Also possibly a place name referring to an English river ..
[Dane, Danie]

Dane .. This surname might have indicated Danish ancestry, or if the person lived near the English River Dane ..
[Dain, Daine, Danon, Dayne, Dayner]

Danube Geography name: the second largest river in Europe, it flows through Germany, Austria, Hungary, and into the Black Sea.
[Donau]

Dart .. Place name: the river Dart is a small river in southern England .. Dartmouth is a town at the mouth of the river ..


Top 1000 baby names ranking of River names: Alford, Cary, Christopher, Clarence, Clyde, Dana, Dane

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