Hungarian form of VINCENT. It is also used as a short form of BENEDEK.
Means "melody" in Turkish.
Roman family name that was a derivative of the given name LUCIUS. This was the family name of the 2nd-century BC Roman satirist Gaius Lucilius.... Read
Spanish form of Florentius (see FLORENCE).
Means "crucifix" in Italian.
Means "most excellent, best" in Sanskrit.
Bulgarian form of LUBOMÍR.
Macedonian and Bulgarian diminutive of ALEXANDER.
Means "hill, mound" in Welsh. It is now used as a feminine name as well.... Read
Means "vital" in Turkish.
Dutch and French form of MICHAEL.
Means "he is my father" in Hebrew. This is the name of a son of Aaron in the Old Testament. He and his brother Nadab were killed by God because they presented him with unauthorized fire.... Read
Derived from Albanian blertë meaning "green".
Possibly from Persian گوهر (gohar) "jewel, essence" or جوهر (johar) "essence, ink" (which comes from the same root, but via a loan to Arabic and retransmission to Persian).... Read
From a surname, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Amhalghaidh meaning "son of Amhalghadh", itself a given name of unknown meaning. A famous bearer of the surname was Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800-1861), a British Whig politician and noted historian. The given name is borne by the American former child actor... Read
From Albanian dritë meaning "light".
Medieval Slavic form of BOGUSŁAW.
From an English surname that was derived from the name of the town of Rimington in Lancashire, itself meaning "settlement on the Riming stream". It may be given in honour of the American manufacturer Eliphalet Remington (1793-1861) or his sons, founders of the firearms company that bears their name.... Read
Means "fair, honest, just" in Arabic, from the root عَدَلَ ('adala) meaning "to act justly". This name was borne by several sultans of Bijapur.... Read
Spanish form of Martinus (see MARTIN).
Croatian and Serbian form of CORNELIA.
From Chinese 素 (sù) meaning "plain, simple" or 肃 (sù) meaning "respectful", besides other characters pronounced in a similar way.... Read
Means "the white god" from Slavic byelo "white" and bogu "god". This was the name of the Slavic god of the sun, happiness and fortune.... Read
Means "panther passing across" in Shawnee. This was the name of a Shawnee leader who, with his brother Tenskwatawa, resisted European expansion in the early 19th century.... Read
From a surname meaning "happy weather" in Middle English, originally belonging to a cheery person. A notable bearer of the name was Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809), who, with William Clark, explored the west of North America.... Read
Means "makes things happen" in Swahili.
Modern Scandinavian form of RAGNVALDR.
Means "ascension" in Basque.
Variant of GWYNETH, perhaps influenced by the Welsh word gwenith meaning "wheat".... Read
Bulgarian diminutive of PETAR.
Scottish form of BARBARA.
Polish form of VITUS or WIDO.
Frisian short form of names containing the Germanic element hild meaning "battle".... Read
Esperanto form of LUDWIG. This is the Esperanto name of the philologist Ludwig Zamenhof (1859-1917), the creator of the Esperanto language.... Read
Means "living, alive" in Slavic. This was the name of a Slavic goddess associated with life, fertility and spring.... Read
Old Norse name derived from the elements arn meaning "eagle" and bjǫrg meaning "help, save, rescue".... Read
From the Greek Ευρυδικη (Eurydike) meaning "wide justice", derived from ευρυς (eurys) "wide" and δικη (dike) "justice". In Greek myth she was the wife of Orpheus. Her husband tried to rescue her from Hades, but he failed when he disobeyed the condition that he not look back upon her on... Read
From the name of an active Icelandic volcano, derived from Old Norse hekla meaning "cloak".... Read
Danish and Norwegian short form of PETRONILLA.
Finnish form of WALBURGA.
Form of JEPHTHAH used in the Latin Old Testament.
From a surname that was derived from Old English blæc "black" or blac "pale". A famous bearer of the surname was the poet and artist William Blake (1757-1827).... Read
From the Greek Αισων (Aison), which is of unknown meaning. Aeson was the father of Jason in Greek mythology.... Read
Combination of MARIA and LIES.
Means "born during harvest" in Luhya.
Estonian form of ELIZABETH.
Means "radiance of the moon" in Turkish.
Scandinavian cognate of SWANHILD. In Norse legend she was the daughter of Sigurd and Gudrun.... Read
Means "growth, advancement" in Oromo.
Feminine form of DOMANTAS.
From Sino-Vietnamese 碧 (bích) meaning "bluish green".... Read
Feminine form of ARGYROS.
Meaning unknown. Laverna was the Roman goddess of thieves and thievery.... Read
From a nickname that derives from the English word king, ultimately from Old English cyning.... Read
Means "born on Friday" in Swahili.
Norwegian form of AGATHA.
Feminine form of CHANDAN.
Feminine form of DALIBOR.
Feminine form of DOBROMIL.
Turkish form of SHADI (1).
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and noð "boldness, daring".... Read
Danish and Norwegian short form of JØRGEN.
Originally a short form of Germanic names that began with the element helm meaning "helmet, protection". It is also a derivative of ERASMUS, via the old Italian diminutive Ermo. Saint Elmo, also known as Saint Erasmus, was a 4th-century martyr who is the patron of sailors. Saint Elmo's fire is... Read
Means "gift" in Tswana, a derivative of naya "to give".... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic حكيم (see HAKIM). A famous bearer is Nigerian-born former basketball player Hakeem Olajuwon (1963-).... Read
From a Scottish surname that was likely derived from the English place name Berkeley, meaning "birch wood" in Old English.... Read
Italian form of CONRAD. This was a 14th-century saint from Piacenza, Italy.... Read
Diminutive of MIROSLAVA and other names beginning with the Slavic element miru meaning "peace" or "world".... Read
Spanish and Portuguese form of AGATHA.
From a Roman name meaning "of Thracia". Thracia was a region in southeast Europe, now divided between Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey.... Read
Short form of ALEXANDER, ALEXANDRA, and other names beginning with Alex.... Read
Ukrainian form of ALEXIS.
Old English form of KENELM.
Germanic name, a hypothetical early form of ISOLDE.... Read
Combination of the names of the gods AMON and RA. During the later Middle Kingdom the attributes of these two deities were merged.... Read
Alternate transcription of Azerbaijani ELÇIN.... Read
From an English surname that was from various place names meaning "oak clearing" in Old English.... Read
Possible earlier form of SAULĖ.