I love names list

  1. Andra
    • Origin:

      Variation of Andrea
    • Description:

      Arty seventies name usually pronounced AHN-dra.
  2. Arley
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "from the rabbit meadow"
    • Description:

      Sounds a bit like Harley pronounced with a cockney accent.
  3. Bernadette
    • Origin:

      German
    • Meaning:

      "brave as a bear"
    • Description:

      Although feminizations ending in "ette" are not particularly popular now, Bernadette is a pleasant, feminine, but strong name that doesn't feel prohibitively dated. And though strongly associated with the saint who saw visions of the Virgin Mary—Saint Bernadette of Lourdes—it is now no longer strictly inhabiting the Catholic diocese.
  4. Branch
    • Origin:

      Word name
    • Description:

      Branch is an attractive name with associations both with trees and with branching out into brave new worlds. Baseball's Branch (born Wesley, with Branch as his middle name) Rickey broke the color barrier by hiring Jackie Robinson for the Dodgers. Like Leaf, Branch makes a nice, not-so-obvious, addition to the tree category.
  5. Briggs
    • Origin:

      English variation of Bridges
    • Description:

      Having only entered the US Top 1000 in 2012, Briggs is yet another ends-in-s surname name for boys currently on the rise, along the lines of Brooks and Hayes.
  6. Brittin
    • Buren
      • Burney
        • Origin:

          English
        • Meaning:

          "island of the brook"
        • Description:

          Though they sound exactly alike, this spelling makes it much more elegant than Bernie.
      • Cecil
        • Origin:

          Latin
        • Meaning:

          "blind"
        • Description:

          Once a powerful Roman clan name, Cecil has lost much of its potency over the years, though it retains a strong presence in the sports and jazz worlds. Past bearers include film giant Cecil B. DeMille, poet Cecil Day Lewis, father of Daniel, and photographer Cecil Beaton. Fictional Cecils appear in Oscar Wilde's play, Lady Windemere's Fan, E. M. Foster's A Room With a View and the film Lee Daniel's The Butler.
      • Charmaine
        • Origin:

          Latin
        • Meaning:

          "a singer"
        • Description:

          An ancient name soiled by toilet paper association.
      • Cherlyn
        • Coe
          • Origin:

            English surname
          • Meaning:

            "jackdaw"
          • Description:

            In keeping with other short names like PO/POE and BO, Coe is a surname that could easily move into first place. It has a sports hero factor as well, in Olympic runner Sebastian Coe--who later became a Member of Parliament.
        • Colleen
          • Origin:

            Irish
          • Meaning:

            "girl"
          • Description:

            Midcentury Irish-American favorite, never used in Ireland itself, being the generic word for "girl"; rarely given today.
        • Dorrie
          • Dory
            • Origin:

              French
            • Meaning:

              "gift of God"
            • Description:

              A Dorothy nickname name with a measure of nostalgic charm. Kids will associate it with the funny fish character voiced by Ellen DeGeneres in the Pixar animated instant classic Finding Nemo.
          • Edwina
            • Origin:

              Feminine variation of Edwin
            • Meaning:

              "wealthy friend"
            • Description:

              Edwina may still be taking tea in the parlor, but we can see her joining friends like Matilda and Josephine for a comeback, especially if pronounced like Edwin rather than Edween.
          • Eliot
            • Origin:

              Variation of Elliot
            • Meaning:

              "Jehovah is God"
            • Description:

              Sleekened spelling.
          • Emerald
            • Origin:

              Gem name; Persian
            • Meaning:

              "green"
            • Description:

              Emerald is the intriguing color and jewel name of the deep green stone treasured as far back as ancient Egypt — it's supposed to open one's heart to wisdom and to love and be good for strengthening relationships — which could make for an interesting, unusual name, particularly with the popularity of so many Em-starting names.
          • Esmeralda
            • Origin:

              Spanish and Portuguese
            • Meaning:

              "emerald"
            • Description:

              Esmeralda came into use as an applied use of the Spanish word for emerald, esmeralda. In the 1831 Victor Hugo novel Notre-Dame de Paris, also known as The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, the heroine was born Agnes, but called La Esmeralda in reference to the jewel she wears around her neck. The name Esmeralda got increased visibility via the Disney version of the story.
          • Federica
            • Origin:

              Italian, feminine variation of Frederick
            • Meaning:

              "peaceful ruler"
            • Description:

              Federica is the Latin version of Frederica, one of those formerly stuffy female names -- think Josephine and Eleanor -- that feels fresh and elegant again. And Federica has more energy without that first r.