Refining and Polishing Common Names

Here are some names that are beginning to become common and some alternatives to use to have a more formal or uncommon choice.

Emily-Emery/ Emory, Emmeline, Emmanuelle

Ella/ Elle- Elodie, Elowen, Eliana, Elise, Brielle, Gabrielle/ Gabriella/ Noelle, Giselle, Laurelle, Elena,

Jada- Gemma, Jade, Giada

Sarah- Sarai, Sari, Serah, Sariah,

Jennifer-Jenna, Genevieve, Jenacia

Katherine- Kathleen, Katelyn, Katarnia, Katarina, Katharina, Katrina, Keturah, Carys, Catriona

Gwendolyn-Guinevere, Gwenifer, Gwenna

Christopher-Christian, Christoff

Justin-Jude, Judah, Judea, Justice,

Matthew-Matthias, Matteo,  Maddox, Maceo

Jaden-Jasper, Jade, Jad,

My Love for the New Name Trend: Short Names

Girls

Joi- French : Joy

Koi-Native American: Panther

Jai-Indian/ Sanskrit: Victory

Ella-Hebrew: Goddess

Ava-Hebrew: Life

Jah-African: Dignity

Mya-Greek: Great

Eve-Latin/ Hebrew/ Life

Taj-Hindi/ Sanskrit-Crown

Elle-French-Woman/ Girl

Mya-Greek/ Great Mother

Nia-Swahili/ Lustrous/ Goal / Purpose

Ivy-English/ Eternity

Lux-Greek/ Light

 

Boys

Coy-Woods/ quiet place

Neo-African-Gift/English-New

Cox-english-Coxswain

Leo-Latin-Lion

Kai-Welsh / Keeper of the Keys

Guy-Old German/Wood

Jett-English/ Black Gemstone

Beau-French/ Handsome

Rio-Spanish/ River

Eli-Hebrew/ High

Croix-French/ Cross

Knox-Scottish / Round Hill