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Gothic Names for Girls

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  • Maeve

    she who intoxicates

  • Sapphire

    Jewel, gem, beautiful

  • Acantha

    thorn, prickle. In Greek mythology, Acantha was a nymph beloved by Apollo

  • Adelina

    noble

  • Adrienne

    dark lady from the sea

  • Aisling

    dream

  • Alice

    the truthful one

  • Alina

    light

  • Amaris

    child of the moon

  • Amaryllis

    fresh/sparkling

  • Amoret

    Literary name. From Spenser's The Faerie Queene is borne by a character who represents married love

  • Anastasia

    she who will rise again

  • Annora

    One of the most common forms of the name Honor in the Middle Ages

  • Aura

    soft wind

  • Autumn

    From the name of the season, ultimately from Latin autumnus.

  • AVINA

    heir, or, relic

  • Alarica

    Ruler of the powerful people

  • Aldith

    seasoned warrior; battle-seasoned

  • Alvara

    Truth-speaker or guardian

  • Amberlyn

    Jewel

  • Amiria

    princess

  • Annabel Lee

    a tragic poem by Edgar Allan Poe

  • Aramantha

    From the name of the amaranth flower, which is derived from Greek αμαραντος (amarantos) meaning "unfading".

  • Artemia

    moon goddess

  • Avelina

    life

  • Blodwyn

    Blessed Flowers

  • Branwen

    beautiful raven

  • Briallen

    a primrose

  • Briar

    a thorny brush or patch

  • Brigid

    strength or exalted one. Irish version of the name of the goddess of fire, which may also be spelled Brighid

  • Buffy

    God is my oath, From Elisabeth and variation of "Bunny."

  • Badriyah

    full moon

  • Belladonna

    poisonous plant with purple flowers

  • Bellamira

    Probably derived from the Latin elements bella "beautiful" and mira "wondrous". This name belongs to a courtesan in the play 'The Jew of Malta' (written c. 1589 or 1590) by English dramatist Christopher Marlowe.

  • Bellicent

    Old French form of the Germanic name Belissendis, which is of uncertain meaning

  • Bernia

    angel in armour

  • Brienne

    strength, virtue, honour

  • Calantha

    lovely flower

  • Calista

    most beautiful of women

  • Calliope

    the muse of poetry

  • Cat

    pure

  • Chandra

    the moon which outshines the stars

  • Clarimond

    shining defender

  • Constantia

    Constancy; steadfastness

  • Cordelia

    daughter of the sea; The name is borne in Shakespeare's King Lear by Lear's youngest daughter, the only one who was faithful to him.

  • Crimson

    Crimson is a strong, bright, deep red color

  • Castilla

    someone from Castile (Spanish Castilla) in Spain

  • Celestria

    Heavenly

  • Celosia

    burning flame

  • Chanterelle

    bird song

  • Chantrea

    moonbeam

  • Cinder

    Beautiful ashes

  • December

    Born in December

  • Delora

    H.P. Lovecraft's aunt

  • Desdemona

    tragic Shakespearean heroine

  • Devin

    poet

  • Dolores

    Sorrows

  • Drusilla

    strong one

  • Edana

    little fiery one

  • Eirene

    peace

  • Eleanore

    light, torch, bright

  • Electra

    shining, bright

  • Elodie

    Propensity, richness

  • Ember

    spark, burning low

  • Erela

    angel

  • Eternity

    Everlasting

  • Ethelinda

    noble serpent

  • Eulalie

    figure in another poem by Edgar Allan Poe

  • Eurydice

    tragic Greek heroine

  • Eirisse

    Iris, Means "rainbow" in Greek. Iris was the name of the Greek goddess of the rainbow

  • Eirlys

    snowdrop

  • Elsinore

    Hamlet's castle

  • Emberlynn

    Ember is the hot ashes in the fire

  • Emmeranne

    raven

  • Endora

    fountain, natural spring

  • Esmerée

    the daughter of a Welsh king who was turned into a serpent by magicians

  • Eventide

    evening

  • Fae

    fairy-like

  • Fala

    a crow

  • Faline

    catlike

  • Florentine

    blooming, flourishing, prosperous

  • Feronia

    a goddess of the forests

  • Foxglove

    a beautiful but poisonous flower

  • Guinevere

    white phantom

  • Gwendoline

    white-browed maid

  • Gwendydd

    morning star

  • Hazelle

    the hazel tree

  • Hellebore

    flower that blooms through the snow in the middle of winter

  • Hesperia

    the evening star

  • Isolde

    tragic Irish heroine

  • Ivy

    Faithfulness; This name is derived from the plant name.

  • Ianira

    enchantress

  • Isolabella

    the beautiful lonely one

  • Jenessa

    white phantom

  • Juliet

    Youthful; Star crossed lover in the Shakespearian tragedy Romeo and Juliet

  • Joliette

    violet

  • Ketura

    incense

  • Khalida

    immortal

  • Kiara

    dark

  • Kavindra

    mighty poet

  • Layla

    night

  • Leandra

    like a lioness

  • Leigh

    poetic

  • Lenore

    figure in Edgar Allan Poe poetry

  • Lethia

    sweet oblivion

  • Levana

    the sun of the dawn

  • Lilah

    black as the night

  • Lilith

    ghost, night monster, storm goddess

  • Lisha

    the darkness before midnight

  • Livana

    lunar

  • Lorelei

    siren

  • Lamya

    dark lips

  • Lycoris

    twilight

  • Mallory

    unlucky

  • Mara

    a maleficent female wraith in Scandinavian folklore that causes nightmares

  • Marcellina

    warlike

  • Medora

    mother's gift

  • Melaina

    Black

  • Melantha

    dark flower

  • Meredith

    great ruler

  • Merle

    blackbird

  • Mina

    Short form of the name Wilhelmina

  • Morgana

    From the shore of the sea

  • Morwenna

    maiden

  • Musette

    child of the muses

  • Magena

    the coming moon

  • Maleficent

    working or productive of harm or evil

  • Memory

    word name

  • Morticia

    Death

  • Naida

    water nymph

  • Nisha

    night

  • Nissa

    friendly elf

  • Ophelia

    Help; In Shakespeare's 'Hamlet', Ophelia was the lover of Hamlet who went insane as a result of his irrational behavior

  • Orchid

    exotic and rare

  • Orenda

    magic power

  • Osanna

    merciful

  • Ordelia

    elf's spear

  • Pandora

    All-gifts; In Greek mythology, Pandora's curiosity led her to open a mysterious box, thereby releasing misery and hope into the world.

  • Perdita

    Lost in Latin

  • PEREGRINE

    A bird, traveler, wanderer

  • Petra

    stone, rock

  • Phaidra

    bright; Phaedra was the daughter of Minos and the wife of Theseus in Greek mythology

  • Philomena

    lover of the moon, nightingale

  • Pixie

    fairy

  • Parkyr

    guardian of the forest

  • Radella

    Elfin counselor

  • Rain

    Abundant blessings from above

  • Raven

    bird often associated with death

  • Rhiannon

    great queen

  • Rowena

    Fair lance; fair, slender

  • Ravette

    surname, unknown origin/meaning

  • Rhodanthe

    rose blossom

  • Sabrina

    goddess of the river Severn in Celtic mythology

  • Salem

    location of witch hunts in Massachusetts

  • Samara

    guardian or protected by God

  • Sapphira

    That relates or tells; jewel gem

  • Scarlett

    surname with an occupational meaning, referring to a person who sold cloth of scarlet

  • Shea

    fairy place

  • Silva

    woodland maid

  • Silvana

    forest

  • Sorcha

    brightness

  • Sabelina

    unknown origin/meaning

  • Seiran

    sparkling

  • Tabitha

    Beauty, grace; Means "gazelle" in Aramaic

  • Tamora

    The Tragedy of Titus Andronicus' Queen of the Goths.

  • Tanith

    serpent lady

  • Tempest

    turbulent, stormy

  • Thora

    thunder

  • Trista

    sorrow

  • Turaya

    star

  • Twilight

    dusk

  • Ulva

    she-wolf

  • Valonia

    of the vale

  • Vespera

    the evening star

  • Victoria

    victory

  • Violetta

    Violet; Viola was one of the heroine's in Shakespeare's play 'Twelfth Night'

  • Venette

    love, desire, happiness, luck

  • Vidonia

    vine branch

  • Waneta

    shapeshifter

  • Willow

    gracefully slender and lithe

  • Winter

    season of death

  • Wren

    English bird name; little songbird

  • Wanette

    the pale one

  • Wyntir

    born in the winter

  • Zella

    shadow

  • Zakira

    remembrance

  • Zephirah

    dawn