Dark Names

Carey

CAREY: Dark one Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, itself from Ó Ciardha, meaning descendant of Ciardha

Cary

English variant of Irish unisex Carey, meaning dark one

Charna

CHARNA: Yiddish name derived from the Slavic word for dark

Charnette

Possibly a pet form for Yiddish Charna, meaning dark

Ciardha

CIARDHA: Gaelic name derived from the word ciar, meaning black, dark

Cola

Old English equivalent of Norse Koli, a nickname for a dark, swarthy person.

Delaney

Dark challenger Irish surname transferred to unisex forename use, itself from Gaelic Ó Dubhshláine descendant of Dubhshláine

Dewayne

English elaborated form of Dwayne, meaning dark, black

Donndubhan

Little black/dark one Old Gaelic name composed of the elements donn brown, dubh dark, black, and the diminutive suffix -án.

Donovan

Little dark/black one Irish surname transferred to forename use, itself from Gaelic Ó Donndubháin, meaning descendant of Donndubhán

Dougal

Scottish form of Gaelic Dubhghall, meaning dark stranger

Dougie

English pet form of Douglas, meaning black stream

Doyle

Irish form of Scottish Dougal and Dugald, meaning dark stranger

Duana

English feminine form of Duane, meaning dark, black

Duane

English/Irish form of Gaelic Dubhán, originally a byname which was the diminutive of Gaelic dubh, meaning dark, black

Dubhghall

Dark stranger Gaelic name composed of the elements dubh black, dark and gall stranger This is said to have been a byname applied to the Danes, in contrast to the fair Norse settlers of Norway and Iceland.

Dubhshlaine

Dark challenger Gaelic name composed of the elements dubh dark, black and slán challenge, defiance

Dugal

Variant of Scottish Dougal, meaning dark stranger

Dugald

Variant of Scottish Dougal, meaning dark stranger

Dughall

Scottish variant of Gaelic Dubhghall, meaning dark stranger

Dunstan

Dark stone Old English name composed of the elements dun dark and stan stone

Dwane

English variant of Dwayne, meaning dark, black

Dwayne

Variant of English/Irish Duane, meaning dark, black

Erebos

"Darkness." Greek myth name of the offspring of Chaos, brother of Nyx, and father of Aether. He is the personification of primordial darkness. In later legends He became a place in Hades, the underworld. The name is probably a loan from Semitic, like Hebrew erebh and Akkadian erebu, both of which mean "sunset, evening," hence "darkness."

Erebus

Latin form of Greek Erebos, meaning darkness

Feardorcha

Dark man Gaelic name composed of the elements fear man and dorcha dark

Gethen

Variant of Welsh Gethin, meaning dark, swarthy

Gethin

Welsh name derived from the byname Cethin, meaning dark, swarthy

Imoo

African Luo name meaning darkness; dusk

Kamenwati

Egyptian name meaning dark rebel

Karayan

Armenian name meaning dark

Koli

Old Norse nickname for a dark-complexioned person, derived from the element kol, meaning black, coal

Lamya

Arabic name meaning has beautiful dark lips

Malandra

Modern English creation, possibly a blend of the names Malinda black/dark serpent and Sandra defender of mankind

Malinda

Variant of Melinda, a modern name blending two other names, possibly meaning black/dark serpent

Maura

Feminine form of Italian Mauro, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."

Mauri

Finnish form of French Maurice, meaning dark-skinned; Moor

Maurice

French form of Latin Mauricius, meaning dark-skinned; Moor

Mauricio

Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Mauricius, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."

Mauricius

Late Latin name derived from Maurus, meaning dark-skinned; Moor

Maurits

Dutch form of French Maurice, meaning dark-skinned; Moor

Maurizio

Italian form of Latin Mauricius, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."

Mauro

Italian form of Latin Mauricius, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."

Maurus

Latin byname, meaning dark-skinned; Moor

Maurycy

Polish form of French Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."

Melaina

Greek name derived from the word, melaina, meaning "black, dark."

Melania

Latin form of Greek Melaina, meaning black, dark

melanie

melanie

Melantha

Female Greek name meaning "dark flower."

Melany

Variant of Melanie, meaning black, dark

Melinda

Modern creation, possibly a blend of Melanie black, dark, and Linda serpent, yielding black/dark serpent

Mellony

Variant of Melanie, meaning black, dark

Merrick

Welsh surname transferred to forename use, itself from the forename Meurig, meaning dark-skinned; Moor

Meuric

Welsh form of French Maurice, meaning dark-skinned; Moor

Meurig

Variant of Welsh Meuric, meaning dark-skinned; Moor

Mindy

Pet form of Melinda, possibly meaning black/dark serpent

Moric

Hungarian form of French Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."

Moritz

German form of French Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."

Morris

Medieval form of French Maurice, meaning dark-skinned; Moor

Muiris

Irish form of French Maurice, meaning dark-skinned; Moor

Nereza

Variant of Italian Nerezza, meaning "darkness."

Nerezza

Modern Italian name derived from the word nerezza, meaning "darkness."

Orfeo

Italian form of Greek Orpheus, meaning "darkness of night."

Orpheus

"Darkness of night." Greek myth name of a poet who charmed Hades with his lyre in an attempt to rescue his wife from the underworld.

Sauda

African Swahili name meaning dark-complexioned

Suileabhan

Little dark eyes Old Irish/Gaelic name composed of the elements súil eye and dubh black, dark, and a diminutive suffix.

Sullivan

Little dark eyes Irish surname transferred to forename use, itself a form of Gaelic Ó Súileabháin descendant of Súileabhán
Custom Caps