A names are amazing

At my work six children are girls named A…

 which is just under a quarter of our group, that got me thinking about A names.

Also my name is Anna and I think that its pretty awesome! 🙂

So I did some digging 🙂

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A girls names in the NZ top 100 = 16/100 = 16%

Amelia #8

Ava #10

Abigail #32

Alexis #34

Alice #37

Aria #38

Annabelle #38

Addison #51

Aaliyah #52

Amber #70

Ashley #72

Alyssa #73

Ayla # 74

Anna #81

Amy #82

Alexandra #99

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In the UK 10/100 = 10%

Including an A name at number #1!

Amelia #1

Ava #9

Alice #37

Abigail #38

Amy #51

Amber #52

Amelie #54

Anna #67

Annabelle #79

Aisha #95

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In th USA 20/100 = 20%

Ava #5

Abigail #7

Addison #13

Avery #18

Aubrey #20

Alexis #26

Amelia #30

Alyssa #37

Anna #38

Allison #40

Ashley #42

Audrey #43

Aaliyah #46

Arianna #52

Alexa #55

Autumn #69

Alexandra #76

Andrea #81

Ariana #84

Aubree #99

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Astrid

My favourite A girls name :). In Norse it means divine strength/ divinely beautiful.

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Annora

Less heard of than Anna and Annabelle with a more old fashioned feel. In Latin it means Honor.

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Alexa

A more fresh and spunky feel than Alexandra a variant meaning “defending men.”

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Aspen

With a nature feel for those of us looking to connect our child to the earth. It is both a tree in the Poplar family and a ski resort in Colorado.

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Alanis

Probably most famous for the singer, it is the feminine form of Alan meaning cheerful 🙂

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Araminta

With many cute nickname options including Minty. This name is of Greek origin and means “defender.”

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Aveline

This name is beautiful, with a similar feel to Madelyn and Evelyn it would not be out of place. Of French roots a cognate of Hazel.

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Anouk

Another Ann name this one from France. Often mispronounced but very pretty. Meaning “grace”.

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Arielle

A pretty elle name beginning with A :).  The French feminine form of Ariel.

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What are your favourite A names?

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Sources for meanings.

nameberry.com

behindthename.com

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    26ezzzzz said,

    My favourite A names are Aspen, Auden and Annora ❤


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