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Girl Names of Death theme

Death names for baby girls, related also with martyr, with 69 entries. Names that allude to death may originate from mythical gods and goddesses from legends past. The name Kali, for example, is the name of a Hindu mother goddess often associated with unbridled ferocity and destruction. Death names may also be descriptions of spirits with evil intention, such as with the name Keres, which means vengeful spirits of death and doom. With some names, the association with death may point to a positive trait or a situation that is redemptive. For example, the name Earnesta means steadfastness, battle to the death.

Death names are popular as baby girl names, and they are also regarded as trendy. Their usage peaked in 1921 with 8.403% of baby girls being given Death names. Within the top 1000 baby names then, there were 21 Death names. The names have slipped in popularity since then. In 2017, their total usage was 2.309% with 19 Death names listed among the top 1000, appearing with somewhat increasing regularity in the recent decade. Among all Death names, Olivia (English, German, and Italian) was the most widely used, with a ranking of #2 and a usage of 0.9938%.


Agathakind, good ... of Old Greek origin ... used mainly in English, German, and ... uncommon as a baby girl name ...

Agnespure, chaste; hunger; one; hunger; ... of Old Greek and Celtic origin ... the similarity in sound led it to be ...

Agronahas its origins in the Celtic language ... In mythology, the goddess of war and death ...

Aishaalive, she who lives ... largely used in African, Arabic, ... name was borne by the third and favorite wife ...

Albinawhite; blond, fair one ... language of origin is Latin ... predominantly used in English, German, ...

Anastasiaresurrection ... language of origin is Old Greek ... predominantly used in English, German, ...

Angeronaorigin is Latin ... mythology, the goddess of winter, anguish, ... not regularly used as a baby name for ...

Aphradust; whitish red, pink; woman from Africa; excellent; most important; first-born child ...variant of Afra ...

Apolloniastrength; to destroy ... language of origin is Old Greek ... predominantly used in English, German, and ...

Ariadnevery holy woman ... mainly used in English, German, and ... was the daughter of the Cretan king Minos ...

Athanasiaimmortal ... of Old Greek origin and it is used ... not often used as a baby girl name ...

Balbinastammering ... a German and Italian name of Latin ... name was originally the feminine form of the ...

Barbaraforeign woman ... of Latin origin, and it is used mainly ... root element refers to the unintelligible ...

Beatablessed; traveler, pilgrim, bringer ... of Latin origin ... used mainly in English, German, Polish, ...

Beatrixtraveler, pilgrim, bringer of joy ... a Dutch, English, French, German, ... variant of Beatrice ...

Blanchewhite, bright, beautiful; inner ... language of origin is Hungarian, Italian, and ... variation of Bela ...

Chiwadeath ... used chiefly in African and its origin ... seldom used as a baby name for girls ...

Colombedove ... of Latin origin and it is used mainly ... The name Columba was borne by both men and women ...

Coronacrown ... has its origins in the Latin language and ... Corona was a 2nd-century saint venerated in ...

Crescentiato grow ... origin is Latin, and its use, German ... name was borne by the 3rd-century Saint ...

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