Girl Names of Heart theme
Heart names for baby girls, related also with desire, mind, compassion, kindness, scholar, and love, with 124 entries. The Ancient Egyptians believed that the heart was the seat of the soul and the wellspring of emotions, including love. ‘Heart’ names are full of soul and love, and are rich with an association of things precious. For example, the Scandinavian name Dyre means ‘dear to the heart’.
Heart names are popular as baby girl names. Their usage peaked in 1915 with 7.480% of baby girls being given Heart names. Within the top 1000 baby names then, there were 26 Heart names. The names have slipped in popularity since then, but they are nevertheless of heavy use in recent times. In 2018, their total usage was 1.676% with 21 Heart names listed among the top 1000. Among all Heart names, Layla (Arabic and English) was the most widely used, with a ranking of #27 and a usage of 0.3504%.