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Names That Mean Hard

CaledonHeart

  • Origin:

    Irish place-name from Caledonia
  • Meaning:

    "hard or rocky land"
  • Description:

    Caledon, the name of the arrogant Billy Zane character in "Titanic," is an Irish place-name related to Caledonia, the Latin word for Scotland thought to be derived from the ancient Celtic word for "hard." Cal is a wonderful nickname, and Caledon an inventive way to get there.

CaledoniaHeart

  • Origin:

    Latin place-name for Scotland
  • Meaning:

    "hard or rocky land"
  • Description:

    Caledonia is a rhythmic and alluring place name used by singer Shawn Colvin for her daughter. It would make an interesting and apt choice for a girl with Scottish ancestry.

AmahlHeart

  • Origin:

    Hebrew
  • Meaning:

    "hard labor"
  • Description:

    Known from the Menotti opera, Amahl and the Night Visitors, this is a subdued and gentle name.