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  1. ABELIA: From the Latin name of a genus of "honeysuckle." 
  2. ACACALLIS: Latin form of Greek Akakallis, meaning "daffodil." In mythology, this is the name of a nymph who was the mother of Philandros by Apollo.
  3. ACANTHA: Latin form of Greek Akantha, meaning "thorn." In mythology, this is the name of a nymph loved by Apollo.
  4. ACCA: In Roman mythology, this is part of the name of the wife of Faustulus, Acca Larentia, who saved the infants Romulus and Remus from drowning in the Tiber river. She was also called lupa, "she-wolf," because of her immoral character, and this is probably what started the tradition that the twins were suckled by a wolf. In another version, she is the mother of the Lares, the dead progenitors of the Roman people.
  5. ACCALIA: Latin myth name of the Roman feast held in honor of Acca Larentia, the wife of Faustulus who saved the infants Romulus and Remus from drowning in the Tiber river. 
  6. ACHILLEA: Feminine form of Latin Achilleus, possibly meaning "he who embodies the grief of the people." This is also the name of a medicinal herb named after Achilles who was said to have treated wounds; but in this case the name is rendered "a thousand leaves" because of the herb's feathery foliage.
  7. ACQUILINA: Variant spelling of Roman Latin Aquilina, meaning "eagle."
  8. ADALHEIDIS: Latinized form of Old High German Adalheid, meaning "noble sort."
  9. ADELA: Latin form of German Adala, meaning "noble." In use by the Danish and Swedish.
  10. ADELIA: Variant form of Latin Adela, meaning "noble." 
  11. ADELPHA: Feminine form of Latin Adelphus (Greek Adelphos), both meaning "born of the same womb; sibling."
  12. ADELPHIA: Feminine form of Latin Adelphus, meaning "born of the same womb; sibling."
  13. ADOLPHA: Feminine form of Latin Adolphus, meaning "noble wolf." 
  14. ADORABELLA: Latin name meaning "adored beauty."
  15. ADORABELLE: Variant spelling of Latin Adorabella, meaning "adored beauty."
  16. ADRASTEA: Variant spelling of Latin Adrastia, meaning "inescapable" or "not running away." 
  17. ADRASTIA: Latin form of Greek Adrasteia, meaning "inescapable" or "not running away."  In mythology, this is the name of a nymph who cared for the infant Zeus, and also an epithet belonging to the goddess Nemesis.
  18. ADREANA: Variant spelling of Latin Adriana, meaning "from Hadria."
  19. ADRIANA: Feminine form of Latin Adrianus, Spanish Adrián, and Italian Adriano, all meaning "from Hadria." 
  20. ADSILTIA: Latin name meaning "fair aspect."
  21. AEGLE: Latin form of Greek Aigle, meaning "radiance, splendor." 
  22. AELLA (Greek Αελλα): Greek and Latin variant form of Greek Aellô, meaning "storm wind; whirlwind." In Greek mythology, this is the name of an Amazon warrior who was killed by Herakles. She was known for wielding a double-axe. 
  23. AELLAE: Latin form of Greek Aellai, meaning "whirlwinds."
  24. AELLO: Latin form of Greek Aellô, meaning "storm wind; whirlwind."
  25. ÆMILIA: Feminine form of Roman Latin Æmilius, meaning "rival."
  26. AGACIA: Medieval form of Latin Agatha, meaning "good."
  27. AGATHA: Latin form of Greek Agathe, meaning "good." 
  28. AGGIE: Pet form of English Agnes, "chaste," and Latin Agatha, "good."
  29. AGLAEA: Latin form of Greek Aglaia, meaning "beauty, splendor." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three Graces. The other two are Thalia, "blossoming, luxuriant," and Euphrosyne, "joy, merriment."
  30. AGLEA: Variant spelling of Latin Aglaea, meaning "beauty, splendor."
  31. AIGLA: Latin form of Greek Aigle, meaning "radiance, splendor."
  32. ALCESTIS: Latin form of Greek Alkestis, meaning "might of the home." In Greek mythology, this is the name of a princess who was rescued by Hercules when she descended into Hades in place of her husband.

  33. ALCIPPE: Latin form of Greek Alkippe, meaning "mighty mare." In Greek mythology, this was the name of a daughter of Ares.

  34. ALCMENE: Latin form of Greek Alkmene, meaning "might of the moon." In Greek mythology, this is the name of the mortal mother of Hercules by Zeus.

  35. ALCYONE: Latin form of Greek Alkyone, meaning "kingfisher." In mythology, this is the name of a star-nymph loved by Poseidon. She is the daughter of Atlas and Plêionê.

  36. ALECTO: Latin form of Greek Alekto, meaning "unceasing." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Furies (Gr. Erinyes, Eumenides). Virgil named two others: Megaera "grudge," and Tisiphone "murder-retribution."

  37. ALENA: Short form of Latin Magdalena, meaning "of Magdala." Compare with another form of Alena.

  38. ALEXA: Feminine form of Latin Alexius, meaning "defender." Compare with another form of Alexa.

  39. ALEXANDRA: Feminine form of Latin Alexandrus, meaning "defender of mankind." Compare with other forms of Alexandra.

  40. ALEXANDREA: Variant spelling of Latin Alexandria, meaning "defender of mankind."

  41. ALEXANDRIA: From the name of an Egyptian city. An elaborated form of Latin Alexandra, meaning "defender of mankind." 

  42. ALEXIA: Feminine form of Latin Alexius, meaning "defender."

  43. ALEXINA: Pet form of Latin Alexia, meaning "defender."

  44. ALEXIS: Unisex contracted form of Latin Alexius, meaning "defender."

  45. ALEXUS: Unisex contracted form of Latin Alexius, meaning "defender."

  46. ALOISIA: Feminine form of Latin Aloisius, meaning "famous warrior."

  47. ALTHAEA: Latin form of Greek Althaia, possibly meaning "healing." In mythology, this is the name of the mother of Meleager.
  48. ALTHEA: Variant spelling of Latin Althaea, possibly meaning "healing."
  49. AMALTHEA: Latin form of Greek Amaltheia, meaning "to soothe."
  50. AMARA: Short form of Latin Amarantha, meaning "unfading." Compare with another form of Amara.

  51. AMARANDA: Variant spelling of Latin Amarantha, meaning "unfading."

  52. AMARANTHA: Feminine form of Latin Amaranthus, meaning "unfading." This is also the name of a flower. 
  53. AMBROSIA: Feminine form of Latin Ambrosius (Greek Ambrosios), meaning "immortal." In mythology, ambrosia is the name of a food or drink of the gods that gives them immortality.

  54. ANASTASIA: Feminine form of Latin Anastasius (Greek Anastasios), meaning "resurrection."

  55. ANATOLA: Feminine form of Latin Anatolius, meaning "east" and "sunrise."
  56. ANDROMEDA: Latin form of Greek Andromēde, meaning "thinks like a man/warrior." In mythology, this is the name of the daughter of Cassiopeia who was to be sacrificed to the sea monster Medusa but was rescued by Perseus. Andromeda was said to be an Ethiopian princess. Ancient Ethiopians considered Perseus and Andromeda the progenitors of the black race. This is also the name of a constellation.
  57. ANGELA: Feminine form of Latin Angelus, meaning "angel, messenger."
  58. ANGELIA: Elaborated form of Latin Angela, meaning "angel, messenger."
  59. ANGELINA: Diminutive form of Latin Angela, meaning "little angel/messenger."
  60. ANGERONA: Roman myth name of a goddess who relieved men from pain and sorrow. She was also a protectress of Rome and keeper of its sacred name which could not be pronounced lest it be revealed to enemies. In art, she has been depicted with a bandage over her mouth and a finger pressed to her lips, demanding silence. Her festival is called Divalia or Angeronalia and is celebrated on December 21st. Her name was derived from Latin angere, meaning "to throttle, to strangle," i.e. "to silence."

  61. ANGERONIA: Variant spelling of Roman Latin Angerona, meaning "to throttle, to strangle," i.e. "to silence."

  62. ANNA: Latin form of Greek Hanna, meaning "favor; grace." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a prophetess in Jerusalem.

  63. ANNTHEA: Variant spelling of Latin Anthea, meaning "flower."

  64. ANTHEA: Latin form of Greek Antheia, meaning "flower." 

  65. ANTONELLA: Pet form of Latin Antonia, possibly meaning "invaluable." 

  66. ANTONETTA: Diminutive form of Latin Antonia, possibly meaning "invaluable." 

  67. ANTONIA: Feminine form of Roman Latin Antonius, possibly meaning "invaluable." In use by the English, Italians and Spanish. Compare with another form of Antonia.

  68. ANTONIETTA: Diminutive form of Latin Antonia, possibly meaning "invaluable." In use by the Italians and Spanish.
  69. ANTONINA: Feminine form of Roman Latin Antoninus, possibly meaning "invaluable." 
  70. APHRODISIA: Feminine form of Latin Aphrodisius (Greek Aphrodisios), meaning "risen from the foam."

  71. APOLLONIA: Feminine form of Latin Apollonius (Greek Apollonios), meaning "of Apollo." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of a maritime city of Macedonia, about a day's journey from Amphipolis.
  72. AQUILINA: Feminine form of Roman Latin Aquila, meaning "eagle." 
  73. ARCADIA: Feminine form of Latin Arcadius, meaning "of Arcadia." The place name Arcadia was derived from the word arktos, meaning "bear."
  74. ARETHUSA: Latin form of Greek Arethousa, meaning "the waterer."
  75. ARIADNE: Latin form of Greek Ariadnê, meaning "utterly pure." In mythology, this is the name of the daughter of King Minos.
  76. ARISTA: Feminine form of Latin Aristaeus, meaning "excellence." 
  77. ARTEMISIA: Feminine form of Latin Artemisius, meaning "safe and sound."
  78. ASTRAEA: Latin form of Greek Astraia, meaning "starry one." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of justice.
  79. ATALANTA: Latin form of Greek Atalante, meaning "equal in weight." In mythology, this is the name of the fleet-footed maiden who refused to marry any man who could not beat her in a foot-race.
  80. ATHANASIA: Feminine form of Latin Athanasius (Greek Athanasios), meaning "immortal."

  81. ATHENA: Latin form of Greek Athene, of unknown etymology, fancifully rendered "mind of God" by Plato. In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of wisdom. Her Roman name is Minerva ("intellect").

  82. ATROPUS: Latin form of Greek Atropos, meaning "cannot be turned; inflexible." In mythology, this is the name of one of the original three Fates.
  83. AUGUSTA: Feminine form of Roman Latin Augustus, meaning "venerable." Compare with another form of Augusta.

  84. AUGUSTINA: Feminine form of Roman Latin Augustinus, meaning "venerable."

  85. AURELIA: Feminine form of Roman Latin Aurelius, meaning "golden."
  86. AURORA: Latin name meaning "dawn." In Roman mythology, this is the name of a goddess of morning. Equated with Greek Eos
  87. AVELINA: Latin form of Norman French Aveline, meaning "little Eve." 
  88. BATHILDIS: Latinized form of Old High German Bathild, meaning "fight-battle." 
  89. BATILDIS: Variant spelling of Latin Bathildis, meaning "fight-battle."
  90. BAUCIS: Latin form of Greek Baukis, of unknown meaning. In mythology, this is the name of the wife of Philemon. They were the only couple in Tyana who were hospitable to the disguised gods Zeus and Hermes
  91. BELLA: Latin name derived from the word bella, meaning "beautiful." It is the feminine form of masculine bello, meaning "handsome." 
  92. BELLATRIX: From the Latin name of a star in the constellation Orion, meaning "female warrior."
  93. BELLONA: Roman name derived from the Latin word bellum ("to fight"), hence "warlike." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of war. The English word belligerent ("war-bearing") was derived from the same root. Bellona predates both Mars and Ares and may have been the Romans' first war deity. In art she is usually depicted wearing a helmet and carrying a weapon. She is equated with Greek Enyo.
  94. BENEDICTA: Feminine form of Latin Benedictus, meaning "blessed." 
  95. BERENICE: Latin form of Macedonian Greek Berenike, meaning "bringer of victory." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest daughter of Herod Agrippa.
  96. BERENGARI: Short form of Latin Berengaria, meaning "bear-spear."
  97. BERENGARIA: Feminine form of Latin Beringarius, meaning "bear-spear."
  98. BERNICE: Latin form of Greek Bernike, meaning "bringer of victory." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest daughter of Herod Agrippa. This is the form used in the Authorized Version. 
  99. BOTILDA: Latin form of Scandinavian Bodil, meaning "battle of revenge." 
  100. BRIGID: Short form of Latin Brigida, meaning "exalted one."
  101. BRIGIDA: Latin form of Irish Gaelic Bríghid, meaning "exalted one."
  102. BRIGITTA: Older form of Latin Brigida, meaning "exalted one."
  103. BRITANNIA: Latin name for the personification of the British Empire, meaning "Britain."
  104. BRITTANIA: Variant spelling of Latin Britannia, meaning "Britain."
  105. CÆCILIA: Feminine form of Latin Cæcilius, meaning "blind." 
  106. CÆLESTIS: Latin unisex name meaning "heavenly." In Roman mythology, this is an epithet belonging to the god Jupiter (Jupiter Cælestis) and the goddess Diana (Diana Cælestis).
  107. CÆLIA: Feminine form of Roman Latin Cælius, probably meaning "heaven."
  108. CALISTA: Variant spelling of Latin Callista, meaning "most beautiful."
  109. CALISTO: Variant spelling of Latin Callisto, meaning "most beautiful." 
  110. CALLIGENIA: Latin form of Greek Kalligeneia, meaning "beauty-born." In mythology, this is the name of the nymph nurse of the goddess Demeter and her daughter Persephone.
  111. CALLIOPE: Latin form of Greek Kalliope, meaning "beautiful voice." In mythology, this is the name of the muse of epic poetry.
  112. CALLISTA: Latin form of Greek Kallistê, meaning "most beautiful." In mythology, this is the name of a Haliad nymph, the daughter of the sea god Triton. This is also a surname belonging to Artemis
  113. CALLISTE: Latin form of Greek Kallistê, meaning "most beautiful." In mythology, this is the name of a Haliad nymph, the daughter of the sea god Triton. This is also a surname belonging to Artemis
  114. CALLISTO: Latin form of Greek Kallisto, meaning "most beautiful." In Greek mythology, this is the name of the daughter of Lycaon, king of Arcadia. Compare with masculine Callisto.
  115. CALYPSO: Latin form of Greek Kalypso, meaning "she who conceals." In mythology, this is the name of a sea nymph and daughter of Atlas.
  116. CAMBRIA: From the Latin form of Cymru (the Welsh name for Wales), probably from the old Brythonic word combroges, meaning "compatriots," from the struggle with the Anglo-Saxons. 
  117. CAMILLA: Feminine form of Roman Latin Camillus, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)." In mythology, this is the name of a warrior maiden and queen of the Volsci. 
  118. CANDACE: Latin form of Greek Kandake, which is of foreign origin, meaning "prince of servants." In Acts 8:27 of the New Testament bible, a queen of Ethiopia is referred to by this name. But it was not actually a personal name, but the name of a dynasty of Ethiopian queens. 
  119. CANUTE: Variant spelling of Latin Canutte, meaning "knot."
  120. CANUTTE: Feminine form of Latin Canutus, meaning "knot." In use by the Norwegians.
  121. CARDEA: Latin name meaning "door-pivot." In Roman mythology, this is the name of a goddess of health, door hinges, handles, and thresholds.
  122. CARINA
    1. 19th-century English elaborated form of Latin cara, meaning "beloved."
    2. From the constellation Carina, from Latin carina, which originally meant "shell of a nut," later "keel of a ship."
  123. CARME: Latin form of Greek Karme, meaning "to shear." In mythology, this is the name of a harvest goddess. Compare with another form of Carme.
  124. CARMEL: Latin feminine form of Hebrew unisex Karmel, meaning "garden-land." In the bible, this is the name of a mountain in the Holy Land.
  125. CARMELLA: Elaborated form of Latin Carmel, meaning "garden-land."
  126. CARMINA: Feminine form of Latin Carmine, meaning "song."
  127. CAROLA: Feminine form of Latin Carolus, meaning "man."
  128. CAROLINA: Pet form of Latin Carola, meaning "man."
  129. CASSANDRA: Latin form of Greek Kassandra, meaning "she who entangles men." In mythology, this is the name of King Priam's daughter to whom Apollo gave the gift of foresight then later caused her prophecies to be ignored because she refused his advances. 
  130. CASSIA: Latin form of Hebrew Qetsiyah, meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon. 
  131. CASSIAH: Variant spelling of Latin Cassia, meaning "cassia," a bark similar to cinnamon. 
  132. CASSIOPEA: Variant spelling of Latin Cassiopeia, meaning "she whose words excel."
  133. CASSIOPEIA: Latin form of Greek Kassiopeia, meaning "she whose words excel." In mythology, this is the name of one of the fifty Nereids who became the wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda
  134. CETO: Latin form of Greek Keto, meaning "sea-monster." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of sharks, whales, and other dangers of the sea.
  135. CHARICLO: Latin form of Greek Khariklo, meaning "graceful spinner." In mythology, this is the name of the nymph wife of Chiron the centaur.
  136. CHARIS: Latin form of Greek Kharis, meaning "charm, grace, kindness." In mythology, this is the singular form of plural Kharites (Charites), a name for the goddesses of charm.
  137. CHLOE: Latin form of Greek Chloē, meaning "green shoot." In mythology, this is a surname of the goddess Demeter. In the New Testament bible, this name is mentioned by Paul in 1 Corinthians 1:11.
  138. CHLORIS: Latin form of Greek Khloris, meaning "green buds." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of flowers and vegetation.
  139. CHRISTA: Contracted form of Latin Christina, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  140. CHRISTIANA: Feminine form of Latin Christianus, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  141. CHRISTINA: Variant spelling of Latin Christiana, meaning "believer" or "follower of Christ."
  142. CHRYSANTA: Latin form of Greek Chrysanthe, meaning "golden flower."
  143. CHRYSEIS: Latin form of Greek Khryseis, meaning "golden." In mythology, this is the name of a Trojan girl mentioned briefly in Homer's Iliad.
  144. CHTHONIA: Latin form of Greek Khthonia, meaning "of the earth (especially the inner earth, i.e. underworld)." In mythology, this is an epithet of Hekate or Persephone.
  145. CIRCE: Latin form of Greek Kirke, meaning "hoop-round." In mythology, this is the goddess pharmakeia (witch or sorceress) who lived on the island of Aiaia and changed Odysseus's men into hogs. 
  146. CLARA: Feminine form of Latin Clarus, meaning "clear, bright." In use by the English and Italians.
  147. CLARETTA: Pet form of Latin Clara, meaning "clear, bright."
  148. CLARICIA: Pet form of Latin Clara, meaning "clear, bright."
  149. CLARISSA: Diminutive form of Latin Clara, meaning "fame." 
  150. CLARITIA: Pet form of Latin Clara, meaning "clear, bright."

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