Baby Names, Baby Name Meanings

Dark Names

20 Dark names that mean dark for girls, listing Dark baby names 1-20. Blake, Cora, Darcie, Garnet, Griselda, Laila, Melanie, Raven and Zelda are popular names. Aphra, Collis, Corvina, Devany, Dorcey, Duana, Kerrin, Melantha, Phaedra, Phoenix and Sable are uncommon names. View Dark baby names below for name meanings or search Dark names for boys.


Aphra ... which was later used as a nickname for a dark person ... [3]

Blake ... "Black, dark; pale." ... [6]

Collis ... "Coal miner; dark haired." ... [2]

Cora ... An invented name coined by American writer James Fenimore Cooper for the dark-haired heroine in "The Last of the Mohicans" (1826) ... [58]

Corvina ... Appropriate for a dark-haired baby. [3]

Darcie ... "Dark." ... [17]

Devany ... "Dark-haired." ... [5]

Dorcey ... "Dark." ... [1]

Duana ... "Dark, swarthy." ... [7]

Garnet ... A dark red gemstone named for the pomegranate that the garnet crystals resemble ... [4]

Griselda ... "Dark battle." ... [17]

Kerrin ... "Dark." ... [3]

Laila ... See Leila. Usually refers to dark hair or a dark complexion ... [7]

Melanie ... "Black, dark." ... [30]

Melantha ... "Dark flower." [1]

Phaedra ... The tale of Phaedra's dark and guilty love has inspired playwrights from ancient to modern times. ... [7]

Phoenix ... "Dark red." ... [3]

Raven ... Suitable for a black-haired or dark-skinned baby ... [5]

Sable ... A highly prized fur, dark brown, almost black ...

Zelda Nickname of Griselda (Old German) "dark battle" ... [3]

Related words: black, blind, brown, colored, crooked, deep, evil, gray, hidden, mist, misty, mysterious, mystic, night, obscure, pale, rank, raven, secret, solemn, sorrowful, stormy, swarthy, uncertain.Popularity of Dark names: Blake, Cora, Darcie, Garnet, Griselda, Laila, Melanie, Phoenix, Raven, ZeldaComparison of popularity of Dark names (page 1).

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