Cancer girls names

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Symbol: The Crab: shores, rivers, pools, home, security
Planet: Moon: queen, the mother, fertility, waves, moonlight
Timing: Monday, summer: months of June and July
Element: Water: waves, sea, lakes, pools, springs; nymphs
Quality: Cardinal: initiating, willing to change
Traits: Home-loving, nurturing, intuitive
Appearance: Pale or white and soft-skinned
Other links: Pearls, silver; sea merchants; lilies, forests and the North

Names for Cancer Girls

Name Origin Meaning
Amaris Hebrew child of the moon
Argira Greek silver or silvery
Artemis Greek lunar deity, goddess of the moon
Bianca Italian fair or white
Brook
Brooke
Old English from the brook
Cordelia Celtic a jewel of the sea
Cynthia Greek of the moon; moon goddess
Dana Irish mother goddess
Dara Hebrew pearl of wisdom
Delia Greek moon goddess
Diana
Dee
Diane
Dianne
Latin goddess of the moon; a huntress
Doris Greek sea goddess; a woman from the ocean
Drusilla Latin? watered by the dew
Elvira Latin the fair one
Endora Hebrew a fountain
Fiona Scottish Gaelic the fair one
Gillian Latin born in July
Galatea Greek sea nymph
Harriet Teutonic mistress of the home
Henrietta
Henriette
Teutonic ruler of the home form of Harriet
Isadora Greek gift of Isis, moon goddess
Isis Egyptian goddess of the moon
Julia
Julie
Juliana
Juliet
Latin youthful, born in July
Kelsey Old Norse one who lives by the water
Leyla Arabic night
Lily
Lillybelle
Latin purity, beautiful flower of the moon
Luna Latin goddess of the half-moon
Margaret
Margarita
Latin a pearl
Margery
Marjorie
Meg
Margo
Megan
English a pearl
Marina Latin sea-maiden
Marisa
Marissa 
Latin star of the sea
Morgan Welsh great queen, the bright sea
Muriel
Meryl
Gaelic sea bright, of the bright sea
Naida Greek a water nymph
Neoma Greek the new moon
Nina Spanish goddess of the sea
Nydia Latin homemaker
Odette French a home-lover
Ostara Anglo Saxon goddess of the Moon
Pearl Old French gemstone of the Moon
Philomena
Filomena
Greek a lover of the moon
Phoebe Greek shining, moon goddess
Queena
Queenie
Old English noble consort, queen
Selena
Selina
Celina
Greek moonlight, moon goddess
Shannah Irish Gaelic slow water
Sue
Susan
Susannah
Hebrew a lily
Tanisha African born on a Monday
Ula Celtic a jewel of the sea
Vesta Latin goddess of the hearth
Whitney Old English from the white island

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