Thursday, July 13, 2017

Girls Names as Rare as Diamonds

Below are the names that were not used on any baby girls in 2016, and most have never been recorded in the U.S. at all. These are all legit, many with historical, mythological or literary backgrounds.

Abigaia
Acantha
Accalia
Acrasia
Adamina
Aegina
Aeronwen
Aetheria
Alastrina/Alastriona
Aleydis
Alienor
Alifair
Allegria
Alsatia
Altamira
Aludra
Alula
Amabilia
Amapola
Amarantha
Ambroselle, Ambrosine
Amelina
Aminta
Amoret
Anatolia
Anaxandra
Angerona
Angiola
Angiolina
Antalia
Antalya
Aphra
Aquamarine
Aquilina
Aradia
Araminta
Archina
Ardith
Argenta
Arianell
Arianella
Arianwen
Aristea
Aristella
Armandine, Armandina
Arolilja
Artemesia
Ashera
Aspasia
Atalanta
Atira
Aveza
Awilda
Azzurra

Basia
Belisama
Bellona
Belphoebe
Belva
Berania
Bernardine
Betony
Betsan
Bevan
Bluebell
Boglarka
Boudicca
Bradamante
Branwen
Brianza
Brigantia
Britomart
Brunelle
Brunissende
Bunny

Cadwen
Caelia
Calcia
Calico
Calluna
Calpurnia
Calvina
Cambina
Canella & Canela
Capella
Capitola, Capitolia, Capitolina
Capucine
Cardea
Carelia
Carissima
Carmenta
Carnella
Carola
Casilda
Caspia
Caspienne
Cassiane
Castalia
Catkin
Catriana
Celandine & Celandina
Cenawen
Chandra
Charlotta
Chesten
Chestine, Chestina
Chrysanthe
Circe
Clarabel
Claria
Clarimonde
Clarissent
Claudie
Clelia
Clorinda
Collina
Concordia
Coralia
Coralina
Corisande
Cosima
Coventina
Crescentia
Crisanta
Cura
Cybele
Cypriana

Dagmar
Dalma
Decima
Deianira
Desdemona
Deverra
Dido
Dianora
Diantha
Divinia
Domitille, Domitilla
Doronina
Doveva
Duessa
Dulcibella

Easter
Egeria
Elska
Eluned
Elysiana
Emerant
Emerence, Emerentia, Emerencia, Emerentina
Empanda
Endrina
Epona
Eruca
Esmerina
Espiridiana
Eudoxia
Eulalie
Evelisse

Faina
Fairuza
Falena
Farzana
Fauna, Faunella
Fenella
Fenicia
Fennia
Ferelith
Feronia
Ffion
Fiamma & Fiammetta
Fidelia
Fien
Fifer
Finola
Fiorenza
Florizella
Forestyne
Fortuna
Fortunata
Franzia
Freesia
Frostine
Fruzsina
Furrina

Galatea
Galene
Galila
Garance
Gavia
Gayla
Ghislaine
Glausia
Glynis
Godiva
Grania
Gratia
Gunila
Gwyneira

Heliabel
Hester

Ingela
Isannah
Iselin
Ismay 
Imene
Imriska
Ismenia
Isola
Isolda
Isolina
Izola

Jacquetta
Jennet
Jocasta
Juturna

Kasienka
Kasimira
Katalin
Katinka
Kelda
Kerensa
Kilmeny
Kinga
Kolfinna
Kollina

Lamia
Laureline
Leocadia
Lettice
Lilium
Lillias
Lionella
Lise
Lithia, Lithiya
Lore
Loredana
Loria
Lorian
Lucasta
Ludovica
Lunaria

Mafalda
Magnilda
Maibritt
Malvina
Marcellina
Marcheline
Maristella
Marzanna
Marzena
Maudeline
Maximiliana
Mazarine
Megaera
Meissa
Melisande
Mellonia
Melusine
Micheline
Milda
Miuccia
Morwenna
Musa
Myfanwy

Nausicaa
Nelleke
Nephele
Nerine
Nicandra
Nimue
Nineve
Niniane
Niobe
Nortia

Odile
Oenone
Oliviera
Ombeline
Orabel
Orfea
Oriane
Orlena
Osa
Ottoline
Ourania

Paget
Palatine
Palatua
Pamina
Panna
Pascaline
Patelana
Patria
Pax
Pelagia
Pellonia
Perdita
Peregrina
Peronelle
Perrine
Persinette
Petrina
Petronella & Petronilla
Petunia
Pietra
Placida
Plumeria
Polaris
Pomeline
Pomona
Porrima
Proserpine
Prunella

Questa
Quilla
Quillana
Quitterie

Radomira
Raziela
Rhonwen
Rhoswen
Rixende
Rohana
Romilda
Romola
Ronia
Roos
Rosmerta
Roswitha
Roxelana
Rudolpha & Rudolfa
Rudolphine
Rumina
Runcina
Rurina
Ruscella

Sabeline
Sagitta
Salacia
Satia
Satyana
Season
Seia
Serenella
Severina
Shalimar
Shera
Siasmin
Sidonia
Signy
Silena
Silveria
Sirene
Strenia
Suadela
Sylvestine
Syrene

Tamarisk & Tamarix
Tanaquil
Tanith
Thaddea
Thaisa
Thalassa
Thana
Thebe
Tiarella
Tigris
Timea
Tirion
Titania
Tomyris
Tristana
Tristania
Trystine
Tutelina

Ulla
Umbrielle
Undine
Ursa

Valentia
Valina
Vanadis
Venelia
Venetia
Venla
Verina
Verulia
Vibia
Volutina

Willadeen, Willadine, Willardine
Willodean, Willodeen, Willowdean

Xanthippe

Zabel
Zephyrine

*Update: also, none of these Gascon language girl's names were used except for Adelaida, Alaria, Belina, Celina, and Clarie. Most of these unusual French girl's names weren't used either (data in post).

2 comments:

  1. When I was in hospital with my son (2015, in Australia) there was another woman who had boy/girl twins named Felix and Aphra. So gorgeous!

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  2. That's an unexpected combo! I've had a soft spot for Aphra since reading Aphra Behn in college.

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