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Trisha

Meaning and Origin of the Name Trisha

The name Trisha is of Indian and Latin origins and is used most of the time in English speaking countries.

Trisha is an English baby name that is given to a female. The name is typically derived from the name Patricia. The meaning of Trisha is well-born of noble descent.

Popularity of the Name

The popularity of Trisha has varied quite a bit from 1880 to 2015. According to the Social Security Administration, there have been close to 40,000 babies born that were given this name in the United States.

The first time that the name was given to a female baby was in 1934 and it was given to only 5 babies that year. The year that Trisha was used the most was in 1979 and it was used for close to 2,000 babies.

In 2015, Trisha was not in the top 100 baby girls names in England.

Famous People Called Trisha

A few celebrities that have this name would be the following:

  • Trisha Yearwood
  • Trisha Krishnan
  • Trisha Baptie
  • Trisha Noble
  • Trisha Goddard
  • Trisha Brown
  • Trisha Paytas

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Nadia

The name Nadia is a female name that’s part of the western world. It was used in France back in the 19th century. The name has many spelling variations including Nadya.

The Meaning of the Name

Nadia means hope in the Slavic language where it originated from.

The Popularity of Nadia

There isn’t a full diagram of the name dating back to the beginning of the 20th century. However, in Switzerland the data goes back to about 1963. After Nadia Comaneci gave the name a bounce when she became a gold medal winner in the gymnastics division of the Olympics in 1976.

The name was never one of the top favourites and began declining in popularity towards the end of the century. In recent years, Nadia has started picking up popularity after a low slump in 2006 in England and Wales. It tends to improve and then drop a little. As of 2015, Nadia ranks at #215 in popularity in England and Wales.

Famous People Named Nadia

Nadia Comaneci from Romania took home many medals of silver, bronze, and mostly gold medals in the course of five years. Nadia Sawalha is an English born actress.

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Peggy

Peggy

Peggy is a female name that originates from the name Margaret .

Peggy Mitchell the fictional TV charector
Peggy Mitchell the fictional TV character

The meaning of Peggy is pearl, and that is a beautiful meaning that will make parents feel good about choosing this name for their daughter. It is a simple name, but it is not too popular, and that makes it more attractive.

The popularity of Peggy is not great right now, but it is a classic name that has been given to many characters and real people alike.

Popularity

Peggy was not one of the most popular names in England in 2015 (not in the top 100 girls’ names), but it is a classic name that has been used often during the decades. There are many famous people with the name, and many characters in TV shows and books have been named Peggy, too.

Famous People with the Name Peggy

The name Peggy was given to Peggy Carter, a fictional character in American comic books. Another use of the name was for Peggy Margaret, a fictional character on a soap opera. And Peggy Lee was a famous American Jazz musician. Another use of the name was for Buddy Holly’s song, Peggy Sue, which was popular years ago.

The most popular English television character must be the Londoner Peggy Mitchel from the soap EastEnders.

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Vanessa

The Origin and Meaning of the Name Vanessa

The origin of the feminine name Vanessa (pronounced va-NES-a) can be found back in 1726. It was created by the poet Jonathan Swift.

The meaning of Vanessa is “genus of butterfly”. This name was rarely used until sometime in the 20th century, in which the popularity of Vanessa increased.

Popularity of the Name

“Vanessa” is geographically used in England, Italy, Portugal, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United States. The name can also occasionally be found in Mexico, Canada, France, Austria and Poland.

Variations of Vanessa

Other variations of the name “Vanessa” are “Nessa”, “Ness” and “Nesa”.

Variations of the spelling include “Vanessa”, “Vannesa”, “Vannessa” and “Vanesa”.

Famous People with the Name

Famous women around the globe with the name “Vanessa” include the following:

Vanessa Redgraves, American Actress
Vanessa Hugens, American Actress
Vanessa Merrell, YouTube Star
Vanessa Marano, Television Actress
Vanessa Paradis, French Pop Singer
Vanessa Simmons, American Television Reality Star
Vanessa Williams, former Miss America, United States

Songs about women named “Vanessa”:

“Vanessa” by M-Flo
“Vanessa” by Banana Fish Bones

The song “Get Off” by the American pop artist “Prince” has the words “Vanessa bet” in the lyrics.

Books about “Vanessa” include:

“Princess Vanessa” by Felicia Harper
“Say Hello, Vanessa” by Lillian Hoban
“Vanessa’s Bad Exam” by Vanessa Wraight
“Vanessa and the Dragon” by Emilia Magana

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Audrey

Meaning and Origin of the Name Audrey

The girl’s name Audrey originate from the Old English name Aethelthryth.

The name Audrey means noble and strength. And the meaning of Audrey is enough for any parent to feel that it is the perfect name for their daughter.

Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn the famous British Actress

Popularity

The popularity of Audrey is not as great as a lot of girls names in England, but it is still a beautiful classic name.

It was not one of the 100 most popular English names in 2015, but that should not keep anyone from using it if they like it and think that it would be a good fit for their daughter. It is such a beautiful name that has been used all throughout the years, and the meaning is so special, too.

Famous People Called Audrey

Saint Etheldreda (who was later known as St Audrey) was probably one of the most famous Audreys.

Other notable people include Audrey Hepburn, a widely known British actress, to Audrey Roberts, a fictional character on a soap opera, this name has been used by many for many years. Audrey Landers is an American actress, and Audrey Tautou is a French actress. This is a name that parents can feel good giving to their daughter because of how beautiful and elegant it is.

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Norma

Meaning of the Norma

Norma Jean Mortenson better know as Marilyn Monroe
Norma Jean Mortenson better know as Marilyn Monroe

When considering the name Norma for their baby girl, expectant parents should know that it was not one of the 100 most popular baby names in 2015 in England. That does not mean that it is not a good name, just that the popularity of Norma is not so great that it is used all of the time.

The meaning of Norma is rule or pattern. It is a pretty name that has not been used often, but that is yet familiar enough that it sounds good as a baby girl’s name. It has been given to a few famous people, and a play, and it is a wonderful classic name that every parent should consider for their new baby girl.

Famous People Called Norma

The name was owned by a few famous people through the years, and one of those is Norma Major. She is the wife of the former British Prime Minister.

Another celebrity with the name Norma was Marilyn Monroe. Norma was her given name (Norma Jean Mortenson). And there is also an opera named Norma.

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Queenie

Meaning of the Name Queenie

The meaning of Queenie is from the old Gaelic that mean cwen or woman.

It is a lovely name for a girl with a big personality, and it helps a girl be unique when she is around a lot of girls who might have normal names. She will feel special, and you can create a lot of nicknames around her name. The nickname Q comes to mind instantly, and anyone who wants to name their daughter Queenie will be happy to know that she is a character in the new Harry Potter movies.

Popularity of the Name

The name Queenie has not been in the top 100 names in England. The names was only really popular in the 18th centuary.

Personality of Someone Called Queenie

You can give this name to your girl when you know that she is going to have this big personality, and you can give it to her when she has a big personality, You have to be sure that you have thought it over, and you will see it start to come back now that there is a Harry Potter character has this name, is beautiful and people are falling in love with every day in the theatres.

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Kim

Meaning and Origin of the Name Kim

The English actress Kim Catrall
The English actress Kim Catrall

The name Kim, which is often short for Kimberly, in an English given name. It is typically seen as an effeminate name, however, it actually originated as a shortened version of Kimball, the name of the male protagonist in Rudyard Kipling’s book, Kim.

The English meaning of Kim comes from the Old English word cynebeald, which means “bold kin,” or “bold king.”

Popularity of the Name Kim

The popularity of Kim has seen a drop in recent years. It was most common in the 1960’s. During 1960, in particular, it was the 34th most common given girls name in the United States, according to the Social Security Administration. In 2015, however, it was the 2,526th most common name. This is, however, an increase from the previous year, when it was only 2,558th most common.

Famous People Called Kim

Notable Kims Kim Kardashian, a television entertainer, model and business woman, Kim Cattrall, an English-Canadian actress who is best known for her role in the television series Sex and the City, and Kim Basinger who is a former fashion model turned actress.

Kim Kardashian is a popular American reality television celebrity.

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Flora

Meaning and History of the Name Flora

The name Flora means flower. It is the name for the Roman goddess.

It has been used as a name since the Renaissance, beginning in France. The origin of the name is Italian. It is a unique name. It is such a simple name, yet so pretty. The name was born in Roman mythology.

The meaning of Flora means being pleasant, home-loving, courteous and outgoing. It also means compassionate and a great lover.

Popularity of the Name

It was in the top list of popular names in the 1880’s and 1890’s. It is popular in European countries especially in Hungary and France. In Scotland, Flora is also a favourite name.

The popularity of Flora went down in 1972 but it remains popular in some places. In 2015, Flora was not in the top 100 girls names in England.

Variations in the Name

Florence and Florrie are variations on the name Flora.

Famous People Called Flora

Some famous people with this name are the mother of Walt Disney, Coquerel, Miss France Universe 2015, Purim, Brazilian jazz singer and Nolan, daughter of director Christopher Nolan and producer Emma Thomas.

There are tons of famous women out there with this name. It is also a Latin baby name.

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Irene

Meaning and Origin of the Name Irene

The name Irene is typically given to a baby girl. This is a name of English origin. The meaning of Irene refers to a goddess of peace in the mythology version.

In the English view, the name Irene is actually interpreted as a Latin form of Eirênê. This is the Greek form and the Irene pronunciation. The English Irene pronunciation is eye-REEN-ee.

Notable and Famous Irene’s

There are indeed some very famous people with the given name Irene. They are noteworthy and well-known ladies. A sample of famous Irene’s include:

  • Irene Cara Escalera; This famous Irene was born in New York. She is an actress as well as a singer. She even earned a Golden Globe nomination for her talents. She is best known for the song “Fame.”
  • Irene Barberis; This famous Irene is an artist who was born in England. She earned her PhD. She attended Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne University. She holds some very impressive titles and is a gifted artist.
  • Irene Molloy; This Irene is American. She is a famous singer, songwriter and actress.

Popularity in 2015

In the year 2015,the popularity of Irene was not noteworthy. It did not make it within the top 100 most popular girl names in England.

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