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250 Names with 5 letters

#     Name Meaning
1AaronLofty; exalted; high mountain. Biblically, Aaron was Moses' older brother (and keeper by God's command). He was first high priest of the Israelites, remembered for the miraculous blossoming of his staff or rod.
3AdriaOriginating from Adria (Venice) dull black, dark
4AfidaDiminutive of Averill: Fighting swine
5AhmedHighly praised or one who constantly thanks God
6AibelThe name Aibel mostly came up for men in England and Wales. This is a rare given name. This name of Aibel has made you serious-minded, responsible, and stable.
7AidenLittle Fire
8AishaLife, she lives.
9AlanaThis name of uncertain origin may be a feminine form of Man, or derived from the Irish Gaelic word for 'child'.
10AldenVariant of Aldwyn: From the Old English Ealdwine meaning old friend. A common name in the Middle Ages. Also wise friend, or from the old manor.
11AlexaHelper, defender. variant of Alexander.
12AliceOf the nobility. From the German Adalheidis meaning nobility, and the French Adeliz which is a form of Adelaide. Used in Britian since the 12th century; Alice became very popular in 1865 when Lewis Carrol's Alice in Wonderland was published.
13AlidaOf noble birth
14AlinaDiminutive of Adeline, from the Old German 'athal' meaning noble.
17AllieDiminutive of Alan: Harmony, stone, or noble. Also fair, handsome. Originally a saint's name, it was reintroduced to Britain during the Norman Conquest, remained popular throughout the Middle Ages, and was revived in the 19th century.
18AmberA jewel name that became popular in the 19th century, from the name of the yellowish resin used in jewellery-making. Used regularly since the publication of 2Oth century writer Kathleen Winsor's novel 'Forever Amber. '.
21AnitaGracious, sweet and bitter, sad
22AnkieMerciful / sweet
23AnnieDiminutive of Ann frequently used as an independent name. Famous bearers: Markswoman Annie Oakley, famous in the musical 'Annie Get Your Gun'; cartoonist Harold Gray's 'Little Orphan Annie'; the traditional folk song 'Annie Laurie'.
25AprilOpening buds of spring; born in April.
26Aridadull black, dark
27ArielSprite; lion of God. A biblical alternate name for Jerusalem. Name of a prankish spirit in Shakespeare's The Tempest.
28ArlynVariant of Arlen: Gaelic word meaning 'pledge; promise; oath'.
32BarryFair haired. Also from the Irish word for spear. Used regurarly throughout the English-speaking world since the early 20th century.
33BettyGod has sworn
34BillyDiminutive of William: Will-helmet. Famous Bearers: poet and playwright William Shakespeare (1564-1616) and William Wordsworth (1770-1850).
36BradyFrom tbe broad island.
37BrettA native of Brittany: (France) or Britain: (England). Derived from the surname Breton or Briton, Brett and Bret became popular first names after 19th-century US writer Bret Harte. Brett became very popular in Australia in the mid-20th century.
39BruceThick brush. Surname since medieval times; now a common given name. Folklore tale of 14th century Robert King of Scotland: (the Bruce) who learned the value of perseverance from watching a spider spin a web.
40BryanBryan is a name that is usually given to boys. It is a variant of the name Brian. It comes from an Old Celtic language word meaning "high", or "noble".
43CalebMeaning dog, or bold. Famous bearer: Caleb was one of twelve Islaelite leaders sent by Moses to explore the Promised Land.
44Carloa non-noble freeman
45CarlyFeminine form of Carl: Variant of the Germanic form of Charles, meaning: a man.
46Carola non-noble freeman
47CaseyFrom a polish word meaning 'Proclamation of peace.' A diminutive of Casirnir, Cassandra, or Catherine. Popularized as a boy's name by the American folk song 'Casey Jones'.
48Cathyclean or pure
50CesarThick Head Of Hair
52ChloeVerdant And Blooming
55CindyDimunitive of Cynthia, Lucinda, and Cinderella.
56ClydeFrom the name of Scottish Clyde river.
57ColinA variant of Nicholas, which means 'people's victory', from a French diminutive.
59CraigDwells at the crag. From the Celtic word meaning rock or crag.
61DannyGod is my judge
62DanteA diminutive of Durante, the Italian form of Durand meaning enduring. Famous bearer: The poet Dante Alighieri wrote 'The Divine Comedy' with its graphic description of medieval Hell known as 'Dante's Inferno.'.
63DavidDavid is a both used as a male given name and a surname, and is mostly a given name in English and French Hebrew origin. The name was derived from the Hebrew name "Dawid", which means "Darling" or "Beloved". David is often shortened to "Dave/Davey/Davie/Davy". David was the second and greatest of the kings of Israel in the 10th century BC.
65Denisagriculture, fertility, nature and wine
67DevinDevotees of Dumnonos
68DevonA county in England noted for beautiful farmland.
69DianaFrom the Greek goddess of the moon.
70DianeWest-Brabant name
71Diegohe heel grip
74DylanSon of the wave, born near the sea, influence. Famous bearers: Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, American folk singer Bob Dylan.
75Eddiewealth, guardian of the property
76EdgarFortunate and powerful. From the Old English name Eadgar, a compound of 'ead' meaning rich or happy, and 'gar' meaning spear. Famous bearer: 10th-century king Edgar of England; American author Edgar Allen Poe.
77EdithHappy warfare. Spoils of war. From the Old English name Eadgyth, meaning rich or happy, and war. Famous bearer: 10th-century nun St Edith (Eadgyth); the poet Dame Edith Sitwell. Happy warfare. Spoils of war.
78Edwinrich friend
79ElenaShining light, or bright one. A variant of the Greek Helen.
80ElisaGod has sworn
81EliseGod has sworn
82EllenA variant of the Greek Helen, meaning shining light, or most beautiful woman. Famous bearer: British actress Dame Ellen Terry.
83EllieDiminutive of Eleanor: A variant of Helen introduced into Britain in 12th century AD by King Henry II's wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine.
84ElsieGod has sworn
85ElvisElf-wise friend. Variant of Alvin. Made famous by singer and actor Elvis Presley.
86EmilyEmily is a female name coming from the Roman name Aemilia. This Latin name "Aemilia" comes from the latin word "aemulus" which means "rival".
88Ericaruler of the Law
89Erikaruler of the Law
90EthanStrong. Constancy. Famous bearer: Ethan Allen, soldier in the American War of Independence.
92Falaka star
93Fannycrown or wreath
95FionaWhite or fair. Reportedly first used as a name by Scottish author William Sharp, who used the pseudonym Fiona MacLeod.
96FrankA diminutive of the Latin Francis, meaning Frenchman or free one. Famous bearer: American singer Frank Sinatra.
97GeertStrong with the spear
98GemmaJewel or gem. Famous bearer: Italian saint Gemma Gaigani, actress Gemma Craven.
99GlennDerived from the Gaelic 'gleana', meaning valley. Used both as a surname and given name. Famous bearer: Canadian actor Glenn Ford.
100GraceFrom the word 'grace', derived from the Latin 'gratia', meaning God's favor. Famous bearer: American actress Grace Kelly became Princess Grace of Monaco.
101GrantOriginally a Scottish surname derived from the French 'grand', meaning tall or great. Now common both as a surname and given name. Famous bearer: American President Ulysses S. Grant.
103HannaGrace of God
104Harryruler King
106HeidiOf noble birth
107HelenLight, one who is bright.
108Henryruler King
109HollyFrom the plant name. Holy.
112IndiaThe country India.
113IsaacHe laughs. Laughter. The only son born to Abraham and his wife Sarah (in the Old Testament). Famous Bearers: British scientist Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727) and the great violinist Itzhak Perlman.
114Jacobhe heel grip
115Jaimehe heel grip
116JamesJames is an English language name for boys. It came from the Old French variation of the late Latin name 'Iacomus'. In Hebrew it is Yaʻaqov (Jacob) meaning supplanter. James is a common name in many countries like the United States, Northern Ireland, Australia, Wales, England, etc.
117Jamiehe heel grip
118JanelGod is reconciling
119JanetGod is gracious
120JanneGod is gracious
121JanouYahweh is gracious
122JaredRose (flower). Also Descending. A pre-flood Biblical name. The character Jared on the late Sixties TV western The Big Valley.
123Jasonto heal. Jason is a character of Greek mythology
124JayneJehovah has been gracious; has shown favour. A Feminine form of John. Variant of Joan. From the Old French Jehane. Famous Bearer: American actress Jayne Mansfield (1932-67).
125JeanaGod is with us
126JeftaHeb. "He (God) opened" or "May He open. One of the judges of Israel (Judges 11.12). Vondel wrote about the history of Jephthah his famous tragedy of this name.
130Jerryruler with the iron spear
132Jimmyson of Demeter
133JiskaHe looks to God
134JoannGod is with us
135JodieNoble (nobility)
136JonasDove. Variant of Hebrew Jonah.
137Jorgefarmer or husbandman
138JoyceCheerful. Merry. From the name of 7th-century hermit St Judoc (St Judocus or St Josse), who was the son of a Breton king. In medieval England, this name was given to children of either gender, although it is now used solely as a feminine name.
139JuliaPeople of Julus
140Juliethe youthful
141Karelmeans the same as guy
142Karenthe ever pure, pure
144KarlaFeminine variant of Charles meaning manly.
145KarynAbbreviation of Katherine. Pure.
146KathyClean / pure
148KaylaVariants of Kay: keeper of the keys; pure. Famous bearer: Kayla is a character on daytime TV series 'Days of Our Lives. '.
149Keithforest, forest
150KellyWar. Lively. Aggressive. An Irish surname that has only been used as a first name (either gender) in the latter half of the 20th century.
152KevinKevin is a male name of Gealic/Irish origin. On of the earliest people who carried the name was Saint Kevin, although it is not a biblical name.Kevin in Irish is: Caoimhghín. Caoimhghín comes from the Irish caomh which means: "kind, honest, handsome".
153KileyA place-name referring to the narrows; a wood or a church.
155KingaBravery In War
156KylieFeminine of Kyle.
157Larrythe award-winning
158LauraThe laurel tree or sweet bay tree symbolic of honor and victory. Old name with many variants.
159LiliaGod has sworn
160Lindashield of linden wood
161LloydGrey. One with grey hair. In common use as both a surname and first name.
162LoganFinnian's servant.
163Louisglorious war hero
165Lucasfrom Lucania, light
166LydiaA maiden from Lydia, Greece.
167Maciegift of Yahweh
168MandyAbbreviation of Amanda, meaning worthy of being loved.
169Manonshapely clean
170Marcoson of Mars
171Mariashapely clean
172Marieshapely clean
174Martathe biblical figure Marta
176MasonWorker in stone. Surname.
177MeganOne who is strong and mighty.
180MitchWho is like God
181Mollyshapely, clean
185NancyGrace of God
186Naomipleasantness, sweetness
187NielsThe horned
188NikkiConqueror of the people
189NolanDescendent Of The Famous One
190Odinafrom the road
191OscarDivine spear; God's spear. Famous Bearer: poet Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), who was put on trial and imprisoned for homosexuality.
193Panosa rock
194PaulaFrom the Latin Paulus, meaning "humble."
201RamonVariant of Raymond: Counsel; mighty protection; guards wisely.
203RaniaTo Gaze
204RaoulVariant of Ralph: Wolf counsel; red wolf.
206ReeceArdent; fiery.
208RichaPowerful, brave ruler
210Robinbeautifully by fame
212Rogerfamous with the spear
213RomanA citizen of Rome
214RubenBehold a son.
216SamirEvening conversationalist
219SarahPrincess. In the Bible, Sarah was the wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac. Her name was originally Sarai (quarrelsome), but God commanded that her name be changed to Sarah before the birth of her son.
220ScottFrom Scotland; a Gael. Surname.
221ShanaGod Is Gracious
222ShaneVariant of Sean: Irish variant of John: God is gracious; gift from God.
224SilkeWin / win
225SimonGod has heard
229StacyProductive. Abbreviation of Eustace.
230Susanwater lily
231TammyA diminutive of any feminine name beginning with 'Tam-'.
232TaniaN / A
233TanyaFairy Queen
235TerriAbbreviation of Teresa, meaning harvester.
236TerryAbbreviation of Terrance and Terrell. Terry is also an Anglicized phonetic form of the French given name Thierry from an older Germanic name meaning 'powerful; ruler of the people.'.
237Tessawoman working at harvest
239TommyDerives from Thomas 'Twin.'.
240ToniaThe invaluable
241TonyaThe invaluable
242Tracywoman working at harvest
245VerneSurname related to Vernon 'alder tree grove.' Also used as abbreviations of Vernon or Lavern.
246WandaOf Kiswahili origin, meaning "to gain fat."
247WayneCraftsman; wagon-wright; wagon driver. Famous Bearer: U.S. Actor John Wayne (1907-1979).
248WendyLiterary; a created name that first appeared in James Banie's Peter Pan. The name is believed to come from the Welsh name Gwendydd (Gwendith).
249XiaraGlow of sunrise


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