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Andrew, Abigail, Charles—these are some of the more popular English baby names today. Traditionally, English names were biblical or conveyed a virtue—think Hope, Charity, and Faith. If you’re feeling literary, you can also mine Shakespeare for English name ideas.
English: Diminutive variant of Abbas, Abbott, Abelard, and Abner
Hebrew: Father or head of a monastic community; This surname is likely derived from the Hebrew name Abba and may bring to mind the...
This Hebrew name means "father" and was used as the term for the leader of a monastery. Abbott has some traction as a last...
Anglo Saxon Origin
English: From the town or settlement near the oak trees
African: First daughter
English: Prosperous, happy
The name Adam has been around forever—and that's not an exaggeration. Biblically, Adam was the first human being created...
English: Son of Adam
Addison was first intended to be a boy's name—it means "son of Adam"—but its rapid climb up the naming charts have officially...
Another patronymic name like Jamison, Addison has fallen out of fashion as a boy's name and is almost exclusively a girl's...
English: Made of oak; strong; variant of Aiken
English: Made of oak, strong; son of Aiken
A variation of the Latin name Adrienne, Adrian has more commonly been used as a boys name, but is still used as a girl name...
Lately Adrian has been creeping up the boy name ranks to become the most popular its ever been. The name originally refered...
Latin: From Adria, the Adriatic sea region
English: From the oak tree meadow; a surname and variant of Ackerley
English: Friend of the elves
English: From the awe inspiring one''s meadow; variant of Ansley
English: Lives in the valley of the majestic one
English: Friend of the sea
English: Noble or bright
English: From the Afton River
Verdi's opera bears the same name, and is an epic classic tale of love, loyalty, betrayal and courage. It tells of the love...