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Girl Names related to Play

Play names for baby girls, with 66 entries. Play names are popular baby names for girls. The names' popularity rose from the 1950s up to the 1980s. At the height of their usage in 1982, 9.275% of baby girls were given Play names. There were 27 Play names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Play names have since experienced a fall in popularity. In 2016, their combined usage was 2.731% with 27 Play names listed among the top 1000. Within all Play names, Abigail (English, German, and Hebrew) was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #8 and a usage of 0.6091%.


Abigail my father rejoices, joy of my father ... used predominantly in English, German, and ...

Alice of a noble kind; noble, honorable; ... of Germanic origin ... became the name Alice ...

Amanda lovable ... origin is Latin, and its use, English, ... have been the source of Amanda ...

Aminta protector, defender; faithful, truthful, trustworthy ... of Arabic and Old Greek origin ...

Angelica angelic, like an angel; messenger ... of Old Greek and Latin origin ... paladin Orlando for Angelica ...

Anitra God was gracious, God has shown ... used predominantly in English, German, and ... an unusual baby girl name ...

Annabella used chiefly in English, German, and Italian, ... was the name of the mother of King James I of ...

Aretha excellence, virtue ... mainly used in English and it is of Old Greek ... rare as a baby name for girls ...

Aspasia welcome one ... has its origins in the Old Greek language, and ... uncommon as a baby name for girls ...

Audrey noble strength ... origin is Old English and Germanic, and its ... very popular as a baby girl name, and it is ...

Beatrice traveler, pilgrim, bringer of joy ... largely used in the English, French, German, ... a classic favorite ...

Berenice bearer of victory; bearer of victory, ... has its origins in the Old Greek language, and ...

Blanche white, bright, beautiful; inner ... language of origin is Hungarian, Italian, and ...

Candida white ... used chiefly in the English, German, and ... Bernard Shaw play Candida (1894) contributed to ...

Cassandra shining upon man; protrude, man ... used mostly in the English and German ... a classic favorite ...

Celia heaven; sky, heaven; heavenly, of the sky; blind; moon; light, shine; heaven ... a classic favorite ...

Charmian delight; charm; carol; coral; maiden, ... mainly used in English, and its language of ...

Claribel clear, bright, famous ... used predominantly in English and it is ... Lord Tennyson's poem Claribel (1830) ...

Cleopatra father's glory ... used chiefly in English and it is derived ... not popular as a baby name for girls ...

Deirdre raging; broken-hearted ... used mostly in the English, Gaelic, and Irish ... a rare baby name for girls ...

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