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Girl Names of Folk theme

Folk names for baby girls, related also with tribe, with 34 entries. Folk names are somewhat popular as baby girl names. Their usage peaked in 1929 with 1.756% of baby girls being given Folk names. Within the top 1000 baby names then, there were 9 Folk names. The names have slipped in popularity since then, and are currently of modest use. In 2017, their total usage was 0.427% with 9 Folk names listed among the top 1000. Among all Folk names, Jocelyn (English and German) was the most widely used, with a ranking of #163 and a usage of 0.0975%.


Adielornament of God ... has its origins in the Hebrew language ... used largely in English and Hebrew ...

Africawoman from Africa; pleasant ... of Celtic and English origin ... used mainly in English ...

Angharadmuch loved ... language of origin is Welsh and it is also used ... name is from the intensifier prefix 'an-' ...

Beniaminason of the south, son of the right ... language of origin is Hebrew and it is used ...

Benjamineson of the south, son of the right ... of Hebrew origin and it is used ... uncommon as a baby girl name ...

Bridgetexalted one ... used predominantly in English, Irish, ... name Brighid was borne in Irish mythology by ...

Burgundeburgundy ... largely used in the German language ... derived from Germanic and English origins ...

Carmenfruit garden, fruitful land; song ... has its origins in the Hebrew language ... an all-time favorite ...

Cheyenneunintelligible speakers ... of Dakota origin and it is ... name is of disputed origin; it could be from ...

Clementinemerciful, gentle ... has its origins in the Latin language ... used largely in English, German, and ...

DanaëGreeks; thirsty ... of Old Greek origin ... used mainly in the English and Greek ... variant form of Danae ...

Danyajudge; God is my judge, God has ... has its origins in the Slavonic, Old ... form of Bogdana ...

Deirdreraging; broken-hearted ... used mostly in the English, Gaelic, ... origin of the name is debated; it could be ...

Dorianof the Dorian tribe; gift; bountiful; ... language of origin is Old Persian and Old Greek ... An invented name ...

Dorisbountiful; of the Dorian tribe; ... language of origin is Old Greek ... primarily used in the English language ...

Elirafree ... has its origins in the Albanian language ... first name is derived from the name of the ...

Genevievelady of the people, tribal woman; ... mainly used in English, French, and ... Geneviève (419/422-512) was a ...

Iowaof the Iowa tribe; from the state ... origin is Native American ... rarely used as a baby name for girls ...

Iwitribe ... has its origins in the Maori language ... not often used as a baby girl name ...

Jocelynlittle Goths; lord ... has its origins in the Old French ... used largely in English and German ...

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