Names That are English Words #1

In most languages, names mean something in their own language. Only a few names in English-speaking countries have a meaning in the English language.
All names are playable in Scrabble and have been in the top 1000 baby names in the US since 2000 according to the Social Security Administration.
Pink and blue indicate whether the name is more popular for girls or boys, respectively.
Some names fall into multiple categories. Don't nitpick.
To make it easier, the first letter of each name and the number of letters are provided.
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Animal
Mammal
A
5
Ariel
Mammal
B
4
Bear
Young mammal
C
4
Colt
Cattle breed
D
5
Devon
Male bird
D
5
Drake
Mammal
F
3
Fox
Mythical
G
7
Griffin
Body part material
I
5
Ivory
Bird
J
3
Jay
Female mammal
J
5
Jenny
Young mammal
J
4
Joey
Bird
P
6
Phoebe
Mythical
P
7
Phoenix
Bird
R
5
Raven
Bird
R
4
Rhea
Bird
R
5
Robin
Bird
W
4
Wren
Geography
Body of water
B
5
Brook
Valley
D
4
Dale
Current
E
4
Eddy
Shallow
F
4
Ford
Valley
G
4
Glen
Refuge
H
5
Haven
Land
H
5
Heath
Road
L
4
Lane
Shelter
L
3
Lee
Place to moor boats
M
6
Marina
Ravine
N
4
Nala
Body of water
R
5
River
Terrain
R
5
Rocky
Plain
S
7
Savanna
Mountain range
S
6
Sierra
 
 
 
 
Geology
Resin
A
5
Amber
Soil type
C
4
Clay
Generic term
C
7
Crystal
Gemstone
D
7
Diamond
Gemstone
E
7
Emerald
Mineral
J
4
Jade
Mineral
J
6
Jasper
Generic term
J
5
Jewel
Gemstone
O
4
Onyx
Gemstone
O
4
Opal
Mineral/gem
P
5
Pearl
Gemstone
R
4
Ruby
Mineral terminology
S
5
Stone
Meteorology
Atmospheric
A
7
Aurora
Moisture
M
5
Misty
Star event
N
4
Nova
Atmosphere
S
3
Sky
Visibility
S
5
Sunny
 
 
 
 
Mindset
Wish
D
5
Dream
Belief
F
5
Faith
Emotion
F
8
Felicity
Sincere
F
5
Frank
Feeling
H
4
Hope
Emotion
J
3
Joy
Compassion
M
5
Mercy
Resolve
P
8
Patience
Feeling
R
5
Randy
Emotion
R
4
Ruth
Feeling
S
8
Serenity
Resolve
W
4
Will
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Level 41
Sep 28, 2020
What about Angus?
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Level 81
Sep 28, 2020
Per the link in the caveats, "Angus is not in the top 1000 names for any year of birth beginning with 2000."