Posts tagged Araminta

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 🙂


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


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


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



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



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



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



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.



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



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



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.



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



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


What are your favourite A names?


Sources for meanings.

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Telegraph! GIRLS


Hazel Frances Carlina

Florence Eve

Isabella Yasmin Margaret- Esme

Flora Eleanor

Cosima Rose Alexandra- Xan

Evie Rose- Hugo & Tabitha

Mirabelle Frances Viney

Celia Jane- Charles, George & James

Audrey Magdalena- Oliver, Tobias & Felix

Hebe Isabel- Samuel  & Iris

Annina Esme  Mary

Sukie Rose- Amelia

Cecelia (Ceci) Inez Grace- Casper

Dulcibella Jonny Rose

Atalanta India

Zerephina Hannah- Araminta, Mckenzie, Savannah & Tallesina

Viola Cecily

Lucy Beatrice- Phoebe & Harry

Scarlett Elsie Neva

Tansy Helen

Clara Betsan- Eleanor & Josephine

Florence Arabella- Kitty & Olivia

Grace Hilda- Khumbo & Alice

Arabella Ophelia Lucy- Rupert & Oscar

Eva Rosa Petronella- Sienna

Alice Violet- Henry

Harmony Sophie & Melody Elisabeth- Joshua, Judith, Raphael & Michael

Lottie Constance

Elsie Willow Emery- Kitty

Inka & Piera

Philippa Emily Flora- Annabel & Alice

Frieda Hermine Aurelia- Clara

Amelia Francoise- Bertie & Freddie

Darcey Ella- Flora

Clementine Jane Ava

Lyra Coralie

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Girl twins g/g

Zelda & Anne

Anne & Batsheba

Bathsheba & Caroline

Caroline &  Wren

Wren & Audrey

Audrey & Violet

Violet & Araminta

Araminta & Cecily

Cecily & Rosa

Rosa & Isobel

Isobel & Katherine

Katherine & Rosemary

Rosemary & Cordelia

Cordelia & Adele

Adele & Cora

Cora & Maude

Maude & Harriet

Harriet & Theodora

Theodora & Margaret

Margaret & Lucinda

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Frances middles (combos)

Thoughts? suggestions?

Frances Amelia Jane

Frances Annora

Frances Aurelia

Frances Araminta

Frances Bellamy

Frances Cecile

Frances Cordelia

Frances Eleanora

Frances Marigold

Frances Isobel

Frances Isolde

Frances Juniper

Frances Lily Katherine

Frances Zelda Rose

Frances Ophelie Pearl

Frances Adela Jane

Frances Pandora

Frances Cecily Anne

Frances Violet

Frances Ruby Harriet

Frances Lucy Ellen

Frances Paloma

Frances Caroline

Frances Lucille

Frances Ruby Rose

Frances Rosamund Alice

Frances Virginia

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suggestions for Sarah (Remy & Kelson)


Ambrose, Leander, Lemuel, Washington, Barnaby, Raphael, Linden, Theodore, Tennyson, Leopold, Lazarus, Luther, Elias, Zeus, Rutherford, Linus, Benedict, October, Rowan, Solomon, Julius, Everett, Ira, Ignatius, Rupert, Cassian, Phineas, Rex, Tensing, Cosmo & Jude.


Prunella, Magnolia, Marigold, Magdalene, Beatrix, Aurelia, Jillian, Katherine, Linnea, Francesca, Araminta, Lucretia, Io, Lillian, Cecilia, Rosemary, Hazel, Guinevere, Isolde, Romilly, Philippa, Jemima, Lucinda, Raven, Allegra, Keturah, Clementine, Rosa, Indira, Ziva, Imogen, Aster, Leonora, Isadora, Myrtle, Evanthe, Seraphine & Cecily.

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Name for September 1st- Araminta

Meaning unknown. This name was (first?) used by William Congreve in his comedy ‘The Old Bachelor’ (1693) and later by Sir John Vanbrugh in his comedy ‘The Confederacy’ (1705). This was the real name of abolitionist Harriet Tubman (1820-1913), who was born Araminta Ross (Behindthename)

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Harry Potter names- Nameberry

Gosh I didn’t know there was so mnay gorgeous ones!! go J.K Rowling.

Andromeda, Bellatrix, Cassiopeia, Luna, Apolline,

Araminta, Aurora, Beatrix, Emmeline, Ginevra,

Hermione, Isla, Lavnder,Lucretia, Millicent,

Orla, Penelope, Ursula.

Sirius, Bartemius, Dexter, Gideon, Gulliver,

Humphrey, Ignatius, Ivor, Lorcan, Octavius,


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Nameberry vowel names for girls

There are some nice ones 🙂

Adeline, Alice, Allegra, Amelia, Arabella,

Araminta, Aria, Edith, Electra, Elle,

Esme, Eulalia, Evangeline, Ianthe,Imogen,

India, Iris, Isadora, Isla, Ivy.

But I love Emerson for  a boy!!

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Nameberry list- british and irish names for girls

What a gorgeous list!!

I love Alice, Aoife, Arabella, Araminta,Beatrix, Clover,

Demi, Eilidh,Emer, Flora, Freya,Georgina,Hermione,

Honora,Imogen, Iris, Isla, Jemima,Matilda, Millie,

Orla, Pippa,Poppy,Ruby,Sorcha, Tilly.

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Araminta votes are in

Behind the name

Araminta Ruby Cleo 12

Araminta Ruby Jane 9

Araminta Poppy Jane 9

I’m still torn between Araminta Ruby Cleo & Araminta Poppy Jane

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