Means "born on Thursday" in Akan.
Means "coral" in Japanese. This name is used in the Japanese comic book and television show 'InuYasha'.... Read
Combination of the popular name prefix Ta and LISHA.... Read
From an English surname, which was derived from the name of the town of Derby, meaning "deer town" in Old Norse.... Read
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of NICODEMUS.
This name can refer either to the region in France, the wine (which derives from the name of the region), or the colour (which derives from the name of the wine).... Read
Dutch and Swedish form of GILES.
From the Roman family name Egnatius, meaning unknown, of Etruscan origin. The spelling was later altered to resemble Latin ignis "fire". This was the name of several saints, including the third bishop of Antioch who was thrown to wild beasts by Emperor Trajan, and by Saint Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556),... Read
Means "born on Saturday" in Akan.
Turkish form of HAMID (1).
Lithuanian form of ODETTE.
Old Testament Greek (though occurring rarely in the New Testament) and Latin form of SIMEON.... Read
Means "great hero" from Sanskrit महा (maha) meaning "great" and वीर (vira) meaning "hero, man". This was the name of the 6th-century BC founder of Jainism.... Read
Derived from Thai สม (som) "worthy" and ศักดิ์ (sak) "power, honour".... Read
Portuguese cognate of ASUNCIÓN.
Combination of FRANCISCO and JAVIER, referring to Saint Francis Xavier.... Read
Originally a Norman French nickname, derived from aux gernons "having a moustache", which was applied to William de Percy, a companion of William the Conqueror. It was first used a given name in the 15th century (for a descendant of William de Percy).... Read
Finnish form of Lucas (see LUKE).
Romanian, Croatian and Serbian form of RACHEL.
From an Irish surname that was derived from Ó Sirideáin meaning "descendant of Sirideán". The name Sirideán means "searcher" in Gaelic.... Read
Probably from a Celtic word meaning "bright, brilliant". This was the name of a Gaulish solar god who was often equated with Apollo.... Read
Anglicized form of FEARGHAS.
Derived from the Old Norse name Eindriði, possibly from the elements ein "one, alone" and ríða "to ride".... Read
Old Norse form of ALFHILD.
From the Latin name Constantinus, a derivative of CONSTANS. Constantine the Great (272-337) was the first Roman emperor to adopt Christianity. He moved the capital of the empire from Rome to Byzantium, which he renamed Constantinople (modern Istanbul).... Read
Polish form of VALENTINA.
From the Greek name Πολυκαρπος (Polykarpos) meaning "fruitful, rich in fruit", ultimately from Greek πολυς (polys) "much" and καρπος (karpos) "fruit". Saint Polycarp was a 2nd-century bishop of Smyrna who was martyred by being burned at the stake and then stabbed.... Read
Combination of MARY and BETH.
Latinized form of the Greek Πατροκλος (Patroklos) meaning "glory of the father", derived from πατηρ (pater) "father" (genitive πατρος) and κλεος (kleos) "glory". In Greek legend he was one of the heroes who fought against the Trojans. His death at the hands of Hector drew his friend Achilles back into... Read
German, Dutch and Scandinavian form of ERNEST.
Old Norse form of INGOLF.
From Chinese 雅 (yǎ) meaning "elegant, graceful, refined" combined with 雯 (wén) meaning "cloud patterns". This name can be formed of other character combinations as well.... Read
Meaning unknown. In Czech legend Šárka was a maiden who joined other women in declaring war upon men. She tricked the men by having herself tied to a tree, and, after they came to her rescue, offering them mead laced with a sleeping potion. After the men fell asleep the... Read
From the name of the River Alwen in Wales.
Late Latin name that was derived from the Greek name Καλλιστος (Kallistos) "most beautiful". This was the name of three popes (also known as Callixtus), including the 3rd-century Callistus I who is regarded as a saint.... Read
Alternate transcription of Russian Аркадий (see ARKADIY).... Read
German form of THEODORIC.
Bulgarian and Macedonian variant of KONSTANTIN.
From the name of a Basque village where there is a sanctuary dedicated to the Virgin Mary.... Read
Possibly related to Latin mas "male" (genitive maris). In Roman mythology Mars was the god of war, often equated with the Greek god Ares. This is also the name of the fourth planet in the solar system.... Read
Portuguese diminutive of CARLOS.
Feminine form of CLEMENT.
Italian and Dutch variant form of PETER. In Italian, this form is often used in combination with another name.... Read
Bosnian and Urdu form of HARITH, as well as an alternate transcription of the Arabic name.... Read
Derived from the Hebrew word חַיִּים (chayyim) meaning "life". It has been used since medieval times.... Read
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 현정 (see HYEON-JEONG).... Read
From a Welsh surname, which was itself derived from a place name meaning "fertile upland" (from Welsh ial).... Read
Portuguese form of MATTHEW.
Armenian form of ANAHITA.
Romanian form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
Hungarian form of LILLIAN.
From an Irish surname that was derived from the given name Raghailleach, meaning unknown.... Read
Means "yearning" in Turkish.
Finnish and Estonian diminutive of ELISABET or ELIISABET.... Read
Limburgish form of HUBERT. Its spelling has been influenced by the French pronunciation of Hubert.... Read
Means "successor, caliph" in Arabic. The title caliph was given to the successors of the Prophet Muhammad, originally elected by the Islamic populace.... Read
Possibly means "palm-tree garden" in Arabic. This was the name of a wife of the Prophet Muhammad.... Read
Swedish diminutive of LUDVIG.
Turkish form of JAHANGIR.
From Persian خندان (khandan) meaning "laughing, smiling".... Read
Means "good omen" in Amharic.
Old English name composed of the elements æðel "noble" and flæd "beauty". Æðelflæd was a 10th-century queen of Mercia.... Read
Slovene and Croatian form of CLEMENTINA.
Finnish short form of JOAKIM.
From Sino-Vietnamese 瓊 (quỳnh) meaning "deep red".... Read
Means "spiritual leader" in Swahili, ultimately from Arabic إمام (Imam).... Read
Possibly inspired by MAGDALENA. The Czech author Julius Zeyer created it for a character in his play 'Radúz and Mahulena' (1898).... Read
Feminine form of DUBRAVKO.
Russian form of HIPPOLYTOS.
Possibly derived from Old Irish ét "jealousy". In Irish mythology she was a sun and horse goddess who was the lover of Midir.... Read
Dutch short form of JOZEF.
Variant of CHIMA, using Chukwu as the first element, which is the extended form of Chi meaning "God".... Read
Scottish form of FRANCIS.
Modern Greek form of PROKOPIOS.
Slovene and Croatian form of ELIZABETH.