Page 1 of 2. 37 River names related to or that mean river for girls, listing River baby names 1-20. Alma, Clelia, Elba, Joan, Jordan, Kendall and Letha are popular names. Acadia, Ailsa, Araxie, Arethusa, Ceira, Cimarron, Clodagh, Columba, Eleri, Giordana, Isla, Kalinda and Leith are uncommon names. View River baby names below for name meanings or search River names for boys.
Acadia ... Place name: the French settlers of Nova Scotia called it Acadia after the name of a river there.
Ailsa ... Place name: the tiny Scottish rocky islet Ailsa Craig in the estuary of the river Clyde ... [Ailis, Ailse, Elsa, Elsha, Elshe]
Alma ... Modern name. Also the name of a river in the Crimea where the famous 19th-century Battle of Alma was fought ... [Almah, Allma]
Araxie ... "River that inpires poetic talent."
Arethusa ... Greek mythology: Arethusa was a nymph pursued by a river god ...
Ceira Name of a river in Portugal.
Cimarron Place name: a city in Kansas and a river that runs across the Great Plains from New Mexico to Oklahoma ... [Cimeron, Simarron, Simeron]
Clelia ... escaped by swimming the River Tiber back to Rome ... [Cloelia]
Clodagh ... Based on the Tipperary river in Ireland ...
Columba ... and is supposed to have exorcised the River Ness of a monster ... [Collie, Colly, Colombe, Columbia, Columbine]
Elba ... The Elbe is an important river in Germany and the Czech Republic. [Elbe, Ellba]
Eleri ... Eleri is also a Welsh river name probably derived from "alar", meaning "enough, surfeit".
Giordana ... Refers to the Jordan River.
Isla Name of a Scottish river. [Islay]
Joan ... comedienne Joan Rivers ... [Joane, Joanie, Joannue, Jone, Jonee, ... 1 more]
Jordan ... The river in Palestine where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist ... [Jardena, Johrdan, Jordain, Jordaine, Jordana, ... 18 more]
Kalinda ... Hindu mythology: a reference to the mountains of Kalinda or the sacred Kalindi river. [Kalindi, Kalynda]
Kendall ... "The Kent river valley." Place name for the river in England ... [Kendahl, Kendal, Kendell, Kendyl, Kindall, ... 2 more]
Leith ... "Broad river." ... is the river of forgetfulness in Greek mythology. [Leithe, Lethe]
Letha ... Greek mythology: name of a river in Hades that causes the dead to forget their lives on earth. [Leitha, Leithia, Lethe, Lethia]
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