Names That Mean Fire

  • Brent


    One of several blunt B names just this side of the gender divide. While its short and to-the-point sound may feel modern, it has been declining steadily since the 1980s.

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  • Brenton


    Name hovering near the bottom of the Top 1000 that may move higher with the fashion for two-syllable surnames. You could do worse...but you probably could also do better.Read More 

  • Bridget


    One of the earliest Irish names for girlsto immigrate to the USA, Bridget, the most familiar form of the name of the Celtic... Read More 

  • Brigid


    Brigid is the simpler Irish version of the name of the goddess of fire, which may also be spelled Brighid. Other variations include Bridget, the most usual spelling in the U.S., and the French... Read More 

  • Britt


    Brisk but rather brittle. Britt Eklund was a Bond Girl in the 1974 The Man with the Golden Gun. Britt is a contracted form of Birgit, but be aware that it does come with the strong... Read More 

  • Calida


    Unusual but accessible Hispanic choice with stylish sound. Read More 

  • Cole


    Cole -- a short name that embodies a lot of richness and depth -- has long been associated with the great songwriter Cole Porter. It's quite popular in Scotland.

    Old King Cole -- which... Read More 

  • Conleth


    This appealing Irish name is borne by actor Conleth Hill, who plays Varys in Game of Thrones. It is an anglicization of the original spelling Connlaodh. Read More 

  • Conley


  • Cymbeline


    The title of a Shakespeare play based on legends featuring the early Celtic King Cunobelinus. Rythmic and musical enough to be considered for a girl. Read More 

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