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Girls names ending in e (or e sound)

Lately I have noticed a trend of girls names ending in e, these include the following examples in loose catergories and then some suggestions ;).

Nicknames: Millie, Maggie, Sadie, Bridie, Maisie, Jessie, Lexie, Georgie, Trixie, Connie, Evie, Frankie & Cadie.

Cultural: Amelie, Florence, Mackenzie, Maeve, Neave, Anneke. Magdalene, Eloise & Therese.

Middles: Jade, Hope, Grace, Rose, Anne, Paige, Marie, Jane, Mae, Louise, Hope & Faye.

Greek; Sophie, Phoebe, Zoe, Xanthe & Daphne.

Elle: Arielle, Noelle, Isabelle, Gabrielle, Michelle, Elle & Estelle.

Classics: Alice, Charlotte, Eve, Katherine, Helene, Caroline, Claire & Elise.

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Suggestions

Nicknames: Celie, Josie, Hettie, Winne, Bebe, Lettie, Hattie, Nonie, Lottie, Elsie, Nellie & Zadie.

Middles; Brooke, Jasmine, Bree, Jessamine, Rue, Celine, Simone, Emme, Collette & Natalie

Greek: Ariadne, Calliope, Evadne, Ianthe, Persephone, Violanthe, Hebe, Athene, Thisbe & Ione.

Elle- Brielle, Cybele, Reuelle, Brunelle, Joelle & Junelle.

Cultural: Aine, Coralie, Fabienne, Grainne, Saoirse, Seraphine, Simone, Mireille, Florette, Hanne & Elke.

Classics; Adele, Beatrice, Clementine, Esme, Isolde, Josephine, Lucille, Olive, Leonore & Hermione.

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Wren, Scout, Lux & Hero

The more unusual choices outside the USA top 1000 GIRLS.

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Mythological/Nature Inspired

Wren (184)

Scout (148)

Persephone (110)

Ariadne (96)

Calliope (86)

Lux (84)

Pandora (52)

Gaia (42)

Saffron (25)

Amarylis (24)

Delphine (24)

Artemis (21)

Andromeda (20)

Hera (19)

Clio (18)

Aster (16)

Atlantis (15)

Snow (15)

Isolde (14)

Apollonia (12)

Rainbow & Spring (11)

Cosima (10)

Odyssey (10)

Teal (10)

Thora (10)

Amadea (9)

Bellatrix (9)

Rue (9)

Cassiopeia (8)

Starling (8)

Petal (7)

Sunset (7)

Aphrodite (6)

Aquarius (6)

Harvest (6)

Hero (6)

Season & Solstice (6)

Astraea (5)

Nature (5)

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Virtue Names/Characteristics

True (29)

Truly & Unity (16)

Loyalty (15)

Rogue (14)

Treazure (14)

Girl (13)

Goddess (13)

Baby (12)

Purity (12)

Beauty (11)

Mystery (11)

Gorgeous (10)

Poet (10)

Providence (10)

Blessings (9)

Golden (9)

Comfort (8)

Corinthia (8)

Gracious (8)

Innocence (8)

Prairie (8)

Sonnet (8)

Success & Trust (8)

Bless (7)

Chapel (7)

Gift & Glorious (7)

Imagine (7)

Poetry (7)

Admire & Amazing (6)

Fancy (6)

Fate (6)

Honest (6)

Majestic & Marvelous (6)

Persis (6)

Prosperity & Reality (6)

Sparkle (6)

Victorious (6)

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Geographical influence

Island (15)

Alabama (12)

Germany (12)

Nigeria (11)

Jerusalem (10)

Tennesse (10)

Africa (9)

Rome (9)

Vegas (9)

California (8)

Dublin (8)

England (7)

Manhattan (7)

Oasis (7)

Portland (7)

Scotland (7)

Texas (6)

Cairo (5)

Canada (5)

Houston (5)

Missouri (5)

Thailand (5)

Zealand (5)

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Miscellaneous

Legend (15)

Paw & Cashmere (14)

Cannon & Holiday (10)

Rebel & Rhythm (10)

Sable (10)

Disney (9)

Fable (9)

Sway (9)

Fortune (8)

Cricket (8)

Fawn (8)

Harbor (8)

Cinderella (7)

Shadow (7)

Easter (6)

Feather (6)

Ferrari (6)

Galaxy (6)

Horizon (6)

Song (6)

Butterfly (6)

Day, Dreamer & Duchess (5)

Lolly (5)

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Featured Name from the NZ top 100, 2009

Ella

Ella was sitting at #12 in 1999, she stayed there until 2002 when she gained five spots to #7.

In 2003 & 2004 she was placed #3.

Ella was runner up in 2005 & 2006 and then topped the charts in 2007.

In 2008 she dropped back to #3 and in 2009 was sitting comfortably at #5.

Will Ella continue to drop in 2010, I predict so.

Globally

In Australia Ella was #1 in 2008.

In England and Wales and Sweden she placed in the top five, #2 and #3 respectively for 2009.

#14 in the USA, #18 in Ireland and #24 in Norway.

In NZ Births Christchurch

Ella Larissa

Ella-Rose

Ella Kate

Ella Elizabeth (2)

Ella Dorothy Rose

Ella Lucy

Ella Brooke

Ella Sophie Gwendoline

Siblings

Ella & Olivia (t)

Noah. Macey. Alyssa. Lily. Cooper. Lucy. Joel. Pippa.Grace.

Thomas. Shaun. Zoe. Bess. Logan. Lara. Ethan. Sophie. Charlie.

Preston & Jordan (g).

James, Rachel, Noah, Lucy, Zoe & Theodore.

Millie, Lachlan & Claudia

Max & Rosie

Lucy & Bree

Telegraph Ella’s

Ella Isabel Jennifer

Ella Phoebe Ann

Ella Charlotte Aria

Ella Martha

Ella Muriel

Ella Beatrice

Ella Mary Decima

Ella Jane Maddison

Ella May Rose

Ella Violet

Ella Dora

Ella Charlotte Ophelia

Ella Catherine Greta

Ella Louisa

Siblings

Ella & Patrick (t)

Rose & Alexa

Cecily & Eva

Leo, Scarlett & Maggie

Isis & Isla

Persephone, Hermione & Henry

Molly. Poppy. Ivo. Phoebe.

Finnan & Raife

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Name for 18th February- Zeus

nameberry.com-The supreme Olympian god, and a mighty image for a little fella to live up to, but more and more parents are beginning to consider it seriously.

behindthename.com-The name of a Greek god, related to the old Indo-European god *Dyeus whose name probably meant “shine” or “sky”. In Greek mythology he was the highest of the gods. After he and his siblings defeated the Titans, Zeus ruled over the earth and humankind from atop Mount Olympus. He had control over the weather and his weapon was a thunderbolt

wikipedia.org

Zeus (pronounced /ˈz(j)uːs/; Ancient Greek: Ζεύς; Modern Greek: Δίας) is the King of the Gods, the ruler of Mount Olympus and the god of the sky and thunder in Greek mythology. His symbols are the thunderbolt, eagle, bull, and oak. In addition to his Indo-European inheritance, the classical “cloud-gatherer” also derives certain iconographic traits from the cultures of the Ancient Near East, such as the scepter. Zeus is frequently depicted by Greek artists in one of two poses: standing, striding forward, with a thunderbolt leveled in his raised right hand, or seated in majesty.
Zeus was the child of Cronus and Rhea, and the youngest of his siblings. In most traditions he was married to Hera, although, at the oracle of Dodona, his consort was Dione: according to the Iliad, he is the father of Aphrodite by Dione. He is known for his erotic escapades. These resulted in many godly and heroic offspring, including Athena, Apollo and Artemis, Hermes, Persephone (by Demeter), Dionysus, Perseus, Heracles, Helen, Minos, and the Muses (by Mnemosyne); by Hera, he is usually said to have fathered Ares, Hebe and Hephaestus.[2]
In Greek, the god’s name is Ζεύς Zeús /zdeús/ or /dzeús/ (Modern Greek /’zefs/) in the nominative case and Διός Diós in the genitive case. His Roman counterpart was Jupiter and his Etruscan counterpart Tinia. In Hindu mythology his counterpart was Indra with ever common weapon as thunderbolt, which he could hold like a staff.

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Name for yesterday- Cora

Origin of the name Cora:

Derived from the Greek Korē, which is from korē (maiden). The name is borne in Roman mythology as a byname for Proserpina and in Greek mythology as a byname for Persephone.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Goddesses- A world of myth & magic

Burleigh Muten.

Aatentsic, Aditi, Ama-terasu, Aphrodite,

Artemis, Athena, Bard, Bastet, Beiwe,

Benten, Brigit, Britomartis, Callieach Beara,

Chalchiuhtlicue, Change-e, Cybele, Demeter,

Durga, Echo, Eirene, Elli, Epona, Estsanatletehi,

Eterna, Eurynome, The Fait, Feng-po, Fortuna,

Freya, Gaia, Gendenwitha, Goga, The Graces,

The graeae, Hanna hanna, Hathor, Hekate,

Hel, Hera, Hestia, Iduna, Inanna, Iris, Isis,

Ixchel, Junkgowa, Juno, Kaauyga-hime, Kali,

Ko-no-hana, Korrigan, Kuan yi, Lakshmi, Lia,

Lilith, Macha, Mama paccha, Medusa, Ngolimento,

Nike, Ninlil, Norwan, Nuwa, Oba, Olwen, Ops,

Oshun, Ostara, Pandora, Papatuanuku, Pele, Persephone,

Qadesh, Quilla, Ranui, Sarasvati, Tara, Themism Vma,

Zoe, Zorya.

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Demi for a girl

I really love this again, would you use Demeter as a first name or too boyish these days.

Wikipedia-Demeter (pronounced /dɨˈmiːtər/; Greek: Δημήτηρ, lit. “Earth-Mother” from the Doric Dā form of Greek De “Earth” and Meter “Mother”[1]. Or possibly “distribution-mother” from the noun of the Indo-European mother-earth *dheghom[2] *mater, also called simply Δηώ), in Greek mythology, is the Goddess of grain and fertility, the pure. Nourisher of the youth and the green earth, the health-giving cycle of life and death, and preserver of marriage and the sacred law. In the Homeric Hymn to Demeter, dated to about the seventh century BC.[3] she is invoked as the “bringer of seasons”, a subtle sign that she was worshipped long before she was made one of the Olympians. She and her daughter Persephone were the central figures of the Eleusinian Mysteries that also predated the Olympian pantheon.

Her Roman equivalent is Ceres.

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