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Girl Names associated with River


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River baby names and what they mean, for river, lake, stream, with 57 results. Usage of these girl names reached its peak in the 1930s (USAGE OF 3.04%) and is now significantly reduced (USAGE 0.93%, 69.6%), with names like Beverly becoming less in vogue. Isla (#82), Lorelei (#473) and Rhea (#761) are three of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this compilation, while Beik (TOP 76%) and Boeck (13%) are common surnames. Here is the list of River names for boys.

River names

Acadia - Fay | Giordana - Nila | Oba - Zin

Acadia - Fay

.. the name of a river there. Rare. Compare Acadia and popular -dia surnames Ampudia (TOP 68%), Audia (24%). See also Amadia.

.. the estuary of the river Clyde .. Elsa is found regularly (UPPER 98%) as a surname. [Elshe, Elsha, Elsa, Ailse, .. 1 more]


.. name of a river in the .. Used widely as girls' names, Alma, Allma, etc. are comparable to the familiar Alona. [Allma, .. 1 more]

Source fr. Armenian. "River that inspires poetic talent." Aranie and Araxi are creative forms.

.. pursued by a river god, who .. Not in Top 2000.

Root fr. Old Norse language. "Stream." Cross-gender use. Beck is unusual as a girls' name. Place name ..


Derivative of Old English element. "Beaver stream or meadow." Usage of Beverly as a birth name has fallen off since 1930-1939. Originally an English place name and .. [Verlye, Verlie, Verlee, Lee, Bevie, .. 13 more]


Based on Old English, Old German languages. "Water, small stream." Adoption of Brooke, Brooky, etc. as baby names in 2018 was 6.5% less than 2017. Also a surname .. [Brooky, Brooklyn, Brook, .. 5 more]


.. possibly mean crooked stream or crooked .. Cami and forms peaked in popularity 19 years ago and have become less common, with Cameryn going out of style. [Kamyron, Kamrynne, Kamren, Kammeron, Kameron, Kamerin, Camryn, Camrin, Camren, Cameryn, .. 13 more]

Name of a river in Portugal. Caira is a slightly favored girl's name. See also Cira.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of River names: Alma, Beverly, Brooke, Cameron, Elba

Top 2000 baby names ranking of River names: Erica, Fay

"Stream bed." Cheryth and variants are unique as girls' names. Biblical .. [Kerrith, Kerith, .. 1 more]

.. Kansas and a river that runs .. Uncommon. Simarron, var. (cf. Caron) ends with the unconventional androgynous-sounding -ron. [Simeron, Simarron, .. 1 more]

.. by swimming the River Tiber back .. Uncommon, with the -lia ending for Clelia, Cloelia, like Cecilia, Chalia. [Cloelia]

.. on the Tipperary river in Ireland .. Not Top 2000 name.

.. have exorcised the River Ness of .. Used somewhat widely as birth names, Columba, Colly, etc. are comparable to the popular Molly. [Columbine, Colombe, Colly, .. 2 more]

.. name of a lake in Ceredigion. Sparing use. Eiddwen is not found in the US Demographics.


.. is an important river in Germany .. Adoption of Elba and forms was widespread 128 years ago. [Ellba, .. 1 more]

.. is a Welsh river name probably .. Compare surnames Elert (UPPER 59%), Elery (53%). [Teleri]


.. actresses Rickie Lake, Ricki Christensen; singer .. Erica has diminished in popularity as a girls' name circa 1990. [Terica, Ricky, Ricki, Aerica, .. 26 more]


.. Fay (TOP 1%), Faye (12%), Fee (3%), Fei (26%) and Fey (6%) appear regularly as surnames. .. known as "Lady of the Lake" .. [Fey, Feike, Faye, Fay, Fae, .. 3 more]

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Summary Index of River names [and variants] for girls.

1. Acadia - Fay
Acadia, Ailsa [Elsa, Elshe, Elsha, Ailse, Ailis], Alma [Allma, Almah], Araxie, Arethusa, Beck, Beverly [Lee, Verly, Buffy, Verlye, Verlie, Verlee, ..], Brooke [Brooky, Brooks, Brookie, Brooklyn, Brooklynn, Brooklynne, ..], Cameron [Kamryn, Kamron, Kamren, Kamyron, Kamrynn, Kamrynne, ..], Ceira, Cherith [Kerith, Kerrith, Cheryth], Cimarron [Simeron, Cimeron, Simarron], Clelia [Cloelia], Clodagh, Columba [Colly, Collie, Colombe, Columbia, Columbine], Eiddwen, Elba [Elbe, Ellba], Eleri [Teleri], Erica [Rikky, Rikki, Rikke, Ricky, Terica, Sherica, ..], Fay [Fey, Fei, Fee, Faye, Feike, Fayanna, ..]

Giordana, Isla [Islay], Joan [Joni, Jone, Jonee, Joane, Joanie, Joannue], Jordan [Jori, Jorry, Jorie, Jorey, Jourdan, Jorrdan, ..], Kalinda [Kalynda, Kalindi], Kelby [Kelbey, Kelbea, Kellbie, Kelbeigh], Kelpie, Kendall [Kyndal, Kendyl, Kendal, Kyndall, Kindall, Kendell], Lake [Laken, Laiken], Leith [Lethe, Leithe], Letha [Lethe, Lethia, Leitha, Leithia], Loire [Loir, Loirane], Lorelei [Lura, Lurline, Lurlene, Lurleen, Lurette, Lorilyn, ..], Lynn [Lynne, Lynna, Lynley, Lynlee, Lynnett, Lynnelle, ..], Maxwelle, Melusine [Melusina], Miriam [Mitzi, Myriam, Miyana, Mitzie, Miryam, Miyanna, ..], Neda [Nedi, Nedda, Neddie], Neiva [Neva, Nevya, Neives], Nila [Nyla, Naila]

Oba, Oceana [Oceania], Odette [Odetta], Odila [Udile, Odile, Udilia, Udelia, Odolia, Odilia], Rhea [Ria, Rea, Rhia, Rhae, Reya, Rhaya], Rhonda [Rondi, Ronda, Ronnda, Rondel, Rhonnda, Rondelle, ..], Rickie [Riki, Rika, Rikky, Rikki, Ryckie, Ricquie, ..], Romney, Sabrina [Zabrina, Sebrina, Sabryna, Sabrene, Sebreena, Sabrinna, ..], Seneca [Seneka, Senneca, Senecca], Shaila [Shalee, Shaili], Shannon [Shanon, Shannyn, Shannin, Shannen, Shannan, Shannae, ..], Tiberia [Tibby, Tibbie, Tyberia], Tigris, Veronica [Vonnie, Veronka, Veronqua, Veronike, Veronique, Veroniqua, ..], Vivian [Vyvyan, Vivyan, Vyvyana, Vivyana, Vyvyanne, Vivyanne, ..], Zin

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