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August Names

ThetaHeart

  • Origin:

    Eighth letter of Greek Alphabet
  • Description:

    Theta is the name of the eighth letter of the ancient Greek alphabet, which is also the symbol of death. As such, it has rarely been used as a baby name.

RhianHeart

  • Origin:

    Welsh
  • Meaning:

    "maiden"
  • Description:

    Popular in Wales, but likely to be mispronounced as Ryan here.

SciroccoHeart

  • Origin:

    Italian, from Arabic
  • Meaning:

    "warm wind"
  • Description:

    Hot.

KanyaHeart

  • Origin:

    Hindi
  • Meaning:

    "virgin"
  • Description:

    Hindu goddess name whose meaning makes it one of the prime names for Virgo babies.

SebbeHeart

  • Origin:

    Swedish variation of Sebastian
  • Meaning:

    "person from ancient city of Sebasta"
  • Description:

    This Swedish form of Sebastian would work nicely as a nickname.

AmapolaHeart

  • Origin:

    Arabic
  • Meaning:

    "poppy"
  • Description:

    A rarely heard name that was the title of a hugely popular Big Band song in the forties.

TimoleonHeart

  • Origin:

    Greek
  • Meaning:

    "lion honor"
  • Description:

    This ancient name, belonging to a 4th century BCE Greek statesman and general, would be one of those unique baby names with lots of more down-to-earth nickname potential, including Tim and Leon. Another notable bearer is Timoleon Jimanez, former leader of the rebel group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.

HachiroHeart

  • Origin:

    Japanese
  • Meaning:

    "eighth son"
  • Description:

    Typically spelled Hachirō, with a macron over the O. It was historically given to the eighth son in a family, although these days eight sons is a rare occurrence.

NikiniHeart

  • Origin:

    Sinhalese
  • Meaning:

    "full moon in August"
  • Description:

    Nikini means full moon in the language of Sri Lanka. In a world of Lunas and Selenas, Nikini is a spunkier Eastern choice with a beautiful lunar meaning.

HachiHeart

  • Origin:

    Japanese
  • Meaning:

    "bee; eight"

RuslanaHeart

  • Origin:

    Feminine variation of Slavic "Ruslan," from the Turkic/Persian word for "Lion"
  • Meaning:

    "Lion"
  • Description:

    Singer Ruslana Stepanivna Lyzhychko, who goes by her first name, won the Eurovision contest in 2004 and remains a popular artist in Ukraine.

GladiolaHeart

  • Origin:

    Flower name, from Latin
  • Meaning:

    "little sword"
  • Description:

    An attractive update to Gladys.

    Gladiola is a character in the 1991 novel and 1995 film How to Make an American Quilt

TheodotaHeart

  • Origin:

    Feminine variation of Theodotus, Latin from Greek
  • Meaning:

    "given to god"
  • Description:

    With Theodora showing signs of revival, this rare saints' name could be an appealing alternative.