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ORANGE COLOR NAMES:

  • FEMALE:

    1. ALANI: Hawaiian name meaning "orange tree."
    2. CAM: Vietnamese name meaning "orange." Compare with another form of Cam.
    3. SIENA: Variant spelling of English Sienna, meaning "reddish-orange." 
    4. SIENNA: English name derived from the vocabulary word sienna, meaning "reddish-orange."
    5. SOM: Thai name meaning "orange (the fruit)."

PINK COLOR NAMES:

  • FEMALE:

    1. HÙONG: Vietnamese name meaning "pink" or "rose."

    2. PEMBE: Turkish name meaning "pink."

PURPLE COLOR NAMES:

  • MALE:

    1. PORFIRIO: Italian and Spanish form of Greek Porphyrios, meaning "purple."
    2. PORPHYRIOS (Πορφύριος): Greek name derived from the word porphyra, meaning "purple."
    3. PORPHYRIUS: Latin form of Greek Porphyrios, meaning "purple."
    4. PORPHYRY: Short form of Latin Porphyrius, meaning "purple."
    5. ZEDONG (润芝): Chinese name, perhaps meaning "moisten-purple mushroom." The purple mushroom is said to symbolize nobility. 
  • FEMALE:

    1. CALFURAY: Native American Mapuche flower name meaning "violet."
    2. IANTHA: Latin form of Greek Ianthe, meaning "violet flower."
    3. IANTHE (Ιάνθη): Greek name meaning "violet flower." In mythology, this is the name of an ocean nymph.
    4. IANTHINA: Elaborated form of Latin Iantha, meaning "violet flower."
    5. IBOLYA: Hungarian equivalent of Latin Viola, meaning "violet color" or "violet flower."
    6. IOKASTE (Ἰοκάστη): Greek name, possibly meaning "violet tinted (clouds)." In mythology, this is the name of the mother and wife of Oedipus. Jocasta is the Latin form.
    7. IOLA: Latin form of Greek Iole, meaning "violet."
    8. IOLANTA (Иоланта): Russian form of Greek Iolanthe, meaning "violet flower." This is the name of an opera by Pyotr Tchaikovsky, based on the Danish play "King René's Daughter," by Henrik Hertz. The first performance took place in St. Petersburg in 1892.
    9. IOLANTHE (Ιολανθη): Greek name, apparently coined by Gilbert and Sullivan for their play of the same name first produced in London on November 25, 1882, composed of the Greek elements iole "violet" and anthos "flower," hence "violet flower."
    10. IOLE (Ιόλη): Greek name derived from the word iole, meaning "violet." In mythology, this is the name of a woman loved by Herakles.
    11. JOCASTA: Latin form of Greek Iokaste/Jocaste, possibly meaning "violet tinted (clouds)." In mythology, this is the name of the mother and wife of Oedipus.
    12. JOCASTE (Ἰοκάστη): Variant spelling of Greek Iokaste, possibly meaning "violet tinted (clouds)." In mythology, this is the name of the mother and wife of Oedipus
    13. JOLA: Pet form of Hungarian Jolán, meaning "violet flower."
    14. JOLÁN: Hungarian form of English Yolanda, meaning "violet flower."
    15. JOLANA: Czech and Slovene form of English Yolanda, meaning "violet flower."
    16. JOLANDA: Italian form of English Yolanda, meaning "violet flower."
    17. JOLÁNKA: Pet form of Hungarian Jolán, meaning "violet flower."
    18. JOLANTA: Polish form of Greek Iolanthe, meaning "violet flower."
    19. JOLENTA: Variant spelling of Polish Jolanta, meaning "violet flower."
    20. MANISHAG: Armenian name meaning "violet flower."

    21. LAVENDER: English color and flower name derived from the vocabulary word, from Anglo-Saxon lavendre, from Late Latin lavendula which may ultimately derive from lividus, meaning "bluish, livid." Since 1840, the word has had the meaning "pale purple." 

    22. LJUBICA (Љубица): Serbian name meaning "violet flower."

    23. VI: Short form of English Violet, meaning "violet color" and "violet flower." 

    24. VIOLA: Latin name meaning "violet color" or "violet flower."
    25. VIOLCA: Probably a Romani form of Latin Viola, meaning "violet color" or "violet flower."
    26. VIOLET: English name derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin viola, meaning "violet color" or "violet flower." 
    27. VIOLETA (Bulgarian: Виолета): 
      1. Bulgarian and Romanian form of Latin Viola, meaning "violet color" or "violet flower."
      2. Spanish diminutive form of Latin Viola, meaning "violet color" or "violet flower."
    28. VIOLETTA: Italian diminutive form of Latin Viola, meaning "violet color" or "violet flower."
    29. VIOLETTE: French diminutive form of Latin Viola, meaning "violet color" or "violet flower."
    30. VIOLLCA: Variant spelling of Romani Violca, probably meaning "violet color" or "violet flower."
    31. WIOLA: Pet form of Polish Wioletta, meaning "violet color" or "violet flower."
    32. WIOLETTA: Polish form of Latin Viola, meaning "violet color" or "violet flower."
    33. YOLANDA: English form of French Yolande, meaning "violet flower."
    34. YOLANDE: Old French form of Greek Iolanthe, meaning "violet flower."
    35. YOLONDA: Variant spelling of English Yolanda, meaning "violet flower."

RED COLOR NAMES:

  • UNISEX:

    1. BRAITH: Welsh unisex name derived from the word brith, meaning "diversely-colored," especially black and white or red and white. 

    2. PHOENIX: Latin form of Greek Phoinix, meaning "crimson." In mythology, this is the name of an immortal bird who would rise from its own ashes after being consumed by fire every 500 years. The name has been adopted into English use as a unisex name.

    3. SHANI (שָׁנִי):  Hebrew unisex name meaning "crimson red." Compare with strictly masculine Shani.

  • MALE:

    1. AATAMI: Finnish form of Hebrew Adam, meaning "earth" or "red."

    2. AATOS: Pet form of Finnish Aatami, meaning "earth" or "red."

    3. AATTO: Pet form of Finnish Aatami, meaning "earth" or "red." 

    4. ÁDÁM: Hungarian form of Hebrew Adam, meaning "earth" or "red."

    5. ADAM (Greek: Ἀδάμ, Hebrew: אָדָם): 

      1. Greek form of Hebrew Adam, meaning "the red earth."

      2. Hebrew name meaning "earth" or "red." In the bible, this is the name of the first man created by God, the husband of Eve.

    6. ADAMO: Italian form of Hebrew Adam, meaning "earth" or "red."

    7. ADAMOS (Ἄδαμος): Greek form of Hebrew Adam according to Josephus, meaning "the red earth."

    8. ADÁN: Spanish form of Hebrew Adam, meaning "earth" or "red."

    9. ADÃO: Portuguese form of Hebrew Adam, meaning "earth" or "red."

    10. ADDAM: English variant spelling of Hebrew Adam, meaning "earth" or "red."

    11. ADDIE: Pet form of Hebrew Adam, meaning "earth" or "red." Compare with another form of Addie.

    12. ADEM: Turkish form of Hebrew Adam, meaning "earth" or "red."
    13. ÁDHAMH: Irish form of Hebrew Adam, meaning "earth" or "red."
    14. ADNET: Medieval French form of Hebrew Adam, meaning "earth" or "red." It is now a surname.
    15. ADNOT: Medieval French form of Hebrew Adam, meaning "earth" or "red." It is now a surname.
    16. AKAMU: Hawaiian form of Hebrew Adam, meaning "earth" or "red."
    17. ARUN (अरुण): Hindi name meaning "redness of the rising sun." In mythology, this is the name of the charioteer of the rising sun. He is said to be a cripple having no thighs.

    18. ARUNA (अरुणा): Alternate name for Hindi Arun, the charioteer of the sun, meaning "redness of the rising sun." 

    19. ATAM: Armenian form of Hebrew Adam, meaning "red earth."

    20. BAYARD: Old French name derived from the word baie, meaning "reddish brown" or "bright bay color." In medieval romances, this was the name of a magic horse from the legends of the chansons de geste ("Songs of Heroic Deeds") which was given to Renaud by Charlemagne. It belonged to the four sons of Aymon, and had the ability to grow larger or smaller as one or more riders mounted it. According to tradition, one of its foot-prints may still be seen in the forest of Soignes, and another on a rock near Dinant.
    21. BRODERICK: Welsh surname transferred to forename use, derived from the personal name Rhydderch, meaning "reddish-brown." 
    22. CLANCY: Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhlannchaidh, "son of Flannchadh," hence "red warrior."
    23. CLANCEY: Variant spelling of English Clancy, meaning "red warrior."
    24. EADE: Middle English pet form of Hebrew Adam, meaning "earth" or "red."
    25. EDOM (אֶדוֹם): Hebrew name meaning "red." In the bible, this is the name of an ancient kingdom, and a name applied to Esau and his descendants.
    26. FLANN: Traditional Irish name derived from Gaelic Floin, meaning "red, ruddy."
    27. FLANNABHRA: Irish Gaelic name meaning "red eyebrows."
    28. FLANNÁN: Diminutive form of Irish Gaelic Flann, meaning "little red one."
    29. FLANNCHADH: Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements Flann "red, ruddy" and cath "battle, war," hence "red warrior."
    30. FLANNERY: Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Flannabhra "descendant of Flannabhra," hence "red eyebrows."
    31. FLANNGHAL: Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements Flann "red, ruddy" and gal "valor," hence "red valor."
    32. FLOIN: Old Gaelic byname meaning "red, ruddy."
    33. FLYNN: Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Floinn, meaning "descendant of Flann," hence "red, ruddy."
    34. GILROY: Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Ruaidh, "son of the Ruadh," hence "red."
    35. GORRI: Basque name meaning "red."
    36. IDOUMA (Ιδουμα): Greek name derived from Idoumaia, the Greek form of Latin Idumæa, the biblical name of a land south-east of Palestine, meaning "red."
    37. IDUMA: Latin form of Greek Idouma, meaning "red."
    38. KAMAL (कमल): Hindi name meaning "red." Compare with another form of Kamal.
    39. KAPIL: Short form of Hindi Kapila, meaning "reddish-brown."
    40. KAPILA (कपिल): Hindi name of a Vedic sage described as an incarnation of Vishnu, meaning "reddish-brown."
    41. LOOTAH: Native American Sioux name meaning "red." 
    42. MILTIADES (Μιλτιάδης): Old Greek name derived from the word miltos, meaning "red earth."
    43. OGALEESHA: Native American Sioux name meaning "wears a red shirt."
    44. PHOINIX (Φοῖνιξ): Greek name derived from the word phoinix, meaning "crimson." In mythology, this is the name of an immortal bird who would rise from its own ashes after being consumed by fire every 500 years.
    45. RADCLIFF: English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements read "red" and clif "cliff, slope, riverbank," hence "red cliff."
    46. RADCLYFFE: Variant spelling of English Radcliff, meaning "red cliff."
    47. RADLEY: English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of a place composed of the Old English elements read "red" and leah "clearing, meadow," hence "red meadow."
    48. RALEIGH: English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of a place in Devon composed of the Old English elements read "red" and leah "clearing, meadow," hence "red meadow."
    49. READ: English surname transferred to forename use, derived from an Old English byname, Red, meaning "red-headed or ruddy-complexioned." 
    50. RED: Old English byname transferred to forename use, derived from the word read ("red"), hence "red-headed; ruddy complexioned." 
    51. REDD: Variant spelling of English Red, meaning "red-headed; ruddy complexioned." 
    52. REED: Variant spelling of English Read, meaning "red-headed; ruddy complexioned."
    53. REID: Variant spelling of English Read, meaning "red-headed; ruddy complexioned." 
    54. RHYDDERCH: Welsh name, originally a byname, meaning "reddish-brown."
    55. RODDY:  Pet form of English Roderick, meaning "famous power," "red king," or "reddish-brown." Also used as a pet form of many other names beginning with Rod-.
    56. RODERICK: Compare with another form of Roderick.
      1. Anglicized form of Old Welsh Rhydderch, meaning "reddish-brown."
      2. Scottish Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ruaidhrí, meaning "red king." 
    57. ROHAN: Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ruadhán, meaning "little red one." Compare with another form of Rohan.
    58. RORIE: Variant spelling of English Rory, meaning "red king."
    59. RORY
      1. Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ruairí, meaning "red king."
      2. Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Ruaraidh, meaning "red king."
    60. ROUSEL: Old French byname for a red-head, composed of the word rous "red," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little red one."
    61. ROWAN: Irish surname transferred to forename use, derived from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ruadhán, meaning "little red one." Compare with feminine Rowan.
    62. ROY: Scottish Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ruadh, meaning "red." Compare with other forms of Roy.
    63. RUADH: Old Irish byname derived from Gaelic ruadh, meaning "red."
    64. RUADHÁN: Diminutive form of Irish Gaelic Ruadh ("red"), hence "little red."
    65. RUAIDHRÍ: Irish Gaelic name composed of the Celtic elements ruadh "red" and from ríogh "king," hence "red king."
    66. RUAIDRÍ: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Ruaidhrí, meaning "red king."
    67. RUAIRÍ: Variant spelling of Irish Ruaidhrí, meaning "red king."
    68. RUAIRI: Scottish equivalent of Irish Ruairí, meaning "red king."
    69. RUAIRIDH: Scottish equivalent of Irish Gaelic Ruaidhrí, meaning "red king."
    70. RUARAIDH: Variant spelling of Scottish Ruairidh, meaning "red king."
    71. RUARIDH: Variant spelling of Scottish Ruairidh, meaning "red king."
    72. RUDYARD: English surname transferred to forename use, meaning "red paddock" or "red yard." 
    73. RUFINO: Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Rufinus, meaning "red-haired."
    74. RUFINUS: Roman derivative of Latin Rufus, meaning "red-haired."
    75. RUFUS: Latin name meaning "red-haired." 
    76. RUSS: Short form of English Russell, meaning "little red one."
    77. RUSSEL: Variant spelling of English Russell, meaning "little red one."
    78. RUSSELL: English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Old French byname Rousel, meaning "little red one."
    79. RUSTY: Byname for someone with "rust-colored hair," derived from the English vocabulary word rust.
    80. SHIVA (शिव): Hindi myth name of one of the Trimurti, meaning "the destroyer." Śiva means "auspicious" and is an epithet of several deities. In Tamil, śiva means "red." The other two Trimurti are Brahma "the creator" and Vishnu "the preserver." 

    81. WAPASHA: Native American Dakota name meaning "red leaf."

  • FEMALE:

    1. ADAMINA: Scottish feminine form of Hebrew Adam, meaning "earth" or "red."
    2. ADAMINE: Scandinavian feminine form of Hebrew Adam, meaning "earth" or "red."
    3. ADAMINNA: Variant spelling of Scottish Adamina, meaning "earth" or "red."
    4. AKANE (): Japanese name meaning "brilliant red."
    5. BURGUNDY: English name derived from the wine name, from the name of a place in France which got its name from Latin Burgundiones, literally meaning "highlanders." May also sometimes be given as a color name.
    6. GORRIA: Feminine form of Basque Gorri, meaning "red."
    7. HAZE: Short form of Old English Hazel, meaning "reddish-brown" or "hazel tree."
    8. HAZEL: Old English name meaning "reddish-brown" or "hazel tree." The tree was so-named for the hazel color of its ripe hazel-nuts.
    9. KAMALA (कमला): Feminine form of Hindi Kamal, meaning "red."
    10. MEOQUANEE: Native American Cheyenne name meaning "wears red."
    11. RUBY: English name derived from the name of the precious stone, from Latin ruber, meaning "red." This is the birthstone for July. Compare with masculine Ruby
    12. RUBYE: Variant spelling of English Ruby, meaning "red" or "ruby."
    13. RUFINA: Feminine form of Roman Rufinus, meaning "red-haired."
    14. SANUYE: Native American Miwok name meaning "red cloud at sundown."
    15. SCARLET: English color name meaning "scarlet red." Compare with another form of Scarlet.
    16. SCARLETT: English occupational surname for a "dyer" or "seller of fabrics," transferred to forename use, derived from Old French escarlate, meaning "scarlet cloth." 
    17. SHIHONG (士弘): Chinese name meaning "the world is red."
    18. SIENA: Variant spelling of English Sienna, meaning "reddish-orange." 
    19. SIENNA: English name derived from the vocabulary word sienna, meaning "reddish-orange." 
    20. TALUTAH: Native American Sioux name meaning "blood-red."
    21. XIAO-HONG (晓红): Chinese name meaning "red dawn."
    22. YEGHNIG: Armenian name meaning "hind; red deer."

SILVER COLOR NAMES:

  • UNISEX:

    1. SILVER: English unisex name meaning "silver," which may refer to either the precious metal or the color.

  • MALE:

    1. ANARGYROS (Ανάργυρος): Greek name adopted from the term anargyros, meaning "not silver," an epithet given to physician saints such as Kosmas and Damian, who refused payment for their services. Such saints are known in English as the Holy Unmercenaries.

    2. ARGYRIS (Αργυρις): Variant spelling of Greek Argyros, meaning "silvery."

    3. ARGYROS (Αργυρός): Greek name derived from the word argyros, meaning "silvery." 

    4. NUADA: Irish name, possibly derived from Proto-Indo-European *sneudh, meaning "fog." In mythology, this is the name of a king of the Tuatha Dé Danann, best remembered by the name Airgetlám ("silver arm/hand"), an epithet bestowed on him after his hand or arm was cut off by a Fir Bolg warrior in the first Battle of Magh Tuiredh.

    5. ZILAR: Basque name meaning "silver."

  • FEMALE:

    1. ARIANRHOD: Modern form of Welsh Aranrhod ("huge/round/humped wheel"), but having a different origin and meaning, composed of the Welsh elements arian "silver" and rhod "wheel," hence "silver wheel."

    2. FIDDA (فضّة): Arabic name meaning "silver."

    3. FIZZA (فضّة): Variant spelling of Arabic Fidda, meaning "silver."

    4. GINA: Japanese name meaning "silvery." Compare with other forms of Gina.
    5. LUJAYN (لجين): Arabic name meaning "silver."

    6. SIMIN (سیمین): Persian name meaning "silvery."

    7. SOOLEAWA: Native American Algonquin name meaning "silver."

    8. SREBRENKA: Serbian name meaning "silver."

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