Alondra

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Spanish
Meaning: “lark.”
(ah-LONE-drah)

The name comes directly from the Spanish word for the lark. In Spanish, alondra is also used to describe someone who is an “early bird.”

The name is currently the 23rd most popular female name in Mexico, (2010), the 48th most popular in Chile, (2006) and the 250th most popular in the United States, (2010).

It is borne by famous Mexican singer, Alondra (b.1964) and Spanish singer, Alondra Bentley (b.1983)

Sources

  1. http://www.behindthename.com/name/alondra
  2. http://www.babycenter.com.mx/pregnancy/nombres/nombres_populares_2010/
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Boglárka

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Hungarian
Meaning “jewel”; “buttercup.”
(bog-LAR-kah) IPA/ˈboglaːrkɒ/

    The name is currently very popular in Hungary, ranking in at # 2 in 2007.

    Boglárka is actually an ancient name, but has only been recently revived. It is derived from the old Hungarian word boglár, which was a large medieval jewel studded with gems. In modern Hungarian, it is the name of the buttercup flower.

    The name is borne by Hungarian free style swimmer Boglárka Kapás (b.1993).

    Nicknames popular in Hungary include Bogi and Boglár.

    A possible English nickname could be Lark.

    In order to hear actual audio pronunciation of this name in Hungarian, go here: http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Boglárka