Girl Names of Suffix theme
Suffix names for baby girls, with 51 entries. Feminine suffixes entail adding letters at the end of names in order to tailor them to a better fit with the personalities they address. Common suffixes for girls names include “a”, which are often seen in male-female name pairings such as Gabriel and Gabriela; and “ine” as in Clementine. Some feminine suffixes are also diminutive, which affords a more personable and informal fashion of addressing someone.
Suffix names are rather popular as baby girl names. The names' popularity increased from the 1910s up to the 1980s. Their usage peaked in 1989 with 2.164% of baby girls being given Suffix names. Within the top 1000 baby names then, there were 11 Suffix names. The names have slipped in popularity since then. In 2018, their total usage was 0.599% with 11 Suffix names listed among the top 1000. Among all Suffix names, Samantha (English, French, and German) was the most widely used, with a ranking of #60 and a usage of 0.2111%.