28 Jan 2011

Names :)

I went to a charity shop few weeks ago, and bought this one book called 'The virgin book of baby names,  by Emily Wood' for only 30 pence. That was a really good bargain. So, I wanted to share a few names with you;


Jewels and other precious things

Amber
Beryl
Ceinlys (meaning 'jewels')
Christelle (associated with crystals)
Chrystal (based on crystals)
Coral
Crystal
Diamond
Emerald
Esmeralda (based on emerald)
Gemma (meaning 'jewel')
Jade
Jewel
Margaret (meaning 'pearl')
Myron (based on myrrh)
Opal
Pearl
Ruby
Sapphire
Silver
Topaz

General nature

Aamor (meaning 'sunbeam')
Aaron (meaning 'high mountain')
Bryn (meaning 'hill')
Chantal (meaning 'stone')
Douglas (meaning 'black water')
Dunstan (meaning 'dark stone')
Dylan (meaning 'sea')
Echo
Eirwen (meaning 'white snow')
Gaia (meaning 'earth')
Glenda (possibly meaning 'valley')
Glynis (possibly meaning 'valley')
Guy (meaning 'wood')
Heulwen (meaning 'sunshine')
Iris (meaning 'rainbow')
Jordan (meaning 'flowing down')
Keith (meaning 'wood')
Llew (possibly meaning 'radiant light')
Lucia (meaning 'light')
Lucilla (meaning 'light')
Lucinda (meaning 'light')
Lucius (meaning 'light')
Lucy (meaning 'light')
Lynette (possibly meaning 'waterfall')
Marina (possibly meaning 'of the sea')
Melody
Morgan (possibly meaning 'bright sea')
Muriel (possibly meaning 'bright sea')
Neil (possibly meaning 'cloud')
Peter (meaning 'stone' or 'rock')
Rainbow
River
Rosemary (meaning 'sea dew')
Samson (meaning 'sun')
Selene (meaning 'moon' or 'bright light')
Silvester (meaning 'of the woods')
Silvia (possibly meaning 'wood')
Sita (meaning 'furrow')
Sky
Sorcha (meaning 'brightness' or 'light')
Storm
Tallulah (meaning 'running water')
Tara (meaning 'hill')
Theresa (possibly meaning 'to harvest')

Flowers, trees, and fruit

Aerona (meaning 'berries')
Alma (meaning 'apple' in Turkish)
Anaryllis
Anthea (meaning 'flowery')
Avalon (probably meaning 'apple')
Azalea
Berry
Blodwen (meaning 'white flower')
Blossom
Briar
Bryony
Cerise (probably based on 'cherry')
Cherry
Chloe (meaning 'young green shoot')
Clematis
Clover
Columbine
Daffodil
Dahlia
Daisy
Dalia
Daphne (meaning 'laurel')
Delphine (associated with the delphinium)
Ebony
Edna (meaning 'kernel' in Irish)
Enya (possibly meaning 'nut kernel')
Euan (possibly meaning 'yew tree')
Evadne (meaning 'fair flowering')
Evelyn (possibly meaning 'hazelnut')
Fabia (meaning 'bean')
Fabian (meaning 'bean')
Fabiola (meaning 'bean')
Fern
Fflur (meaning 'flower')
Fleur (meaning 'flower')
Flora (Roman goddess of flowers)
Florence  (meaning 'blossoming')
Gladys  (meaning 'delicate flower')
Hazel
Heather
Holly
Hortense (possibly meaning 'garden')
Hyacinth
Ivy
Jasmine
Jonquil
Juniper
Laura (from laurel)
Laurel
Laurence (from laurel)
Lavender
Lilac
Lilian (from lily)
Lily
Lindford (meaning 'lime tree')
Marguerite
Marigold
Myrtle
Nana (possibly after the ancient Irish goddess of flowers)
Nigella
Olive
Oliver (possibly based on olive)
Olivia (possibly based on olive)
Pansy
Perry (based on pear tree)
Petal
Phyllida (meaning 'leafy')
Phyllis (meaning 'leafy')
Poppy
Posy (as in bunch of flowers)
Primrose (from the Latin meaning of 'first rose')
Prunella (based on plum)
Rhoda (probably based on rose)
Rosa (based on rose)
Rosalie (based on rose)
Rosalind (probably meaning 'lovely rose')
Rosamund (probably meaning 'rose of the world')
Rose
Saffron
Sorrel
Susanna (meaning 'lily')
Tamara (meaning 'date tree')
Thalia (meaning 'to bloom')
Valma (meaning 'mayflower')
Viola (meaning 'violet' or 'pansy')
Violet
Willow
Yasmin (based on jasmine)
Yvette (meaning of 'yew')
Yvonne (meaning 'yew')
Zara (possibly meaning 'flower')

Cheers, love :)

3 comments:

tiara andrea said...

i've always love the name of crystal, coral, april. to name a few. hahaha. guess i'll need dozens of children so that i can name them up with all my fav.names ;D

Allyn Rossa said...

got my name there..hha:)

Miki Aya said...

Yeah allyn, while I was reading this book, I've realized that and thought of you :)

Rai, I can't imagine you having dozens of children. You might just be the next angelina jolie and brad pitt.