Scandinavian form of KATHERINE.
Combination of the popular name prefix De and ANGELO.... Read
French form of the Roman name Maxentius, a derivative of Latin maximus "greatest". This was the agnomen of an early 4th-century Roman emperor, a rival of Constantine. It was also borne by a 6th-century saint from Agde in France.... Read
Macedonian form of PHILOMENA.
Latin form of PETER used occasionally in Dutch and German.... Read
Anglicized form of TADHG.
Means "strong" in Swahili.
Roman cognomen meaning "stammerer" in Latin. This was a family name of the mother of Emperor Augustus, Atia Balba Caesonia.... Read
From Egyptian Nfrt-jytj meaning "the beautiful one has come". Nefertiti was a powerful Egyptian queen of the New Kingdom, the principal wife of Akhenaton, the pharaoh that briefly imposed a monotheistic religion centered around the sun god Aton.... Read
Derived from Slavic elements, possibly deseti meaning "ten", combined with slava "glory".... Read
From an English surname that was from a Norman French place name possibly meaning "inhospitable".... Read
Spanish form of ZECHARIAH.
Form of SILVANUS used in the Greek New Testament.
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element adal meaning "noble".... Read
Original Occitan form of MIREILLE.
Means "disciple of Saint MÁEDÓC" in Irish. Saint Máel Máedóc (also known as Malachy) was a 12th-century archbishop of Armagh.... Read
Dutch form of JACQUES or ISAAC.
Means "God has done something great" in Igbo.
Alternate transcription of Arabic طيّب (see TAYYIB).... Read
Meaning unknown. It was popularized by Eino Leino's poem 'Kimmo's Revenge' (1902).... Read
Irish and Scottish form of PETER.
From a surname that was originally from a place name meaning "Ella's town" in Old English. A famous bearer of this name is British musician Elton John (1947-), born Reginald Dwight, who adopted his stage name in honour of his former bandmate Elton Dean (1945-2006).... Read
Means "cherry" in Finnish.
Catalan feminine form of GALLUS.
French feminine form of Caietanus (see GAETANO).
Derived from Turkic ay "moon" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".... Read
Icelandic and Faroese form of JOHN.
From an English surname that was derived from the medieval given name Ode, a cognate of OTTO. In America it has been used in honour of the revolutionary James Otis (1725-1783).... Read
Brazilian Portuguese form of ANDREIA.
Derived from the Welsh elements rhod "wheel" and rhi "king". This name was borne by a 9th-century Welsh king.... Read
Brazilian Portuguese variant form of REUBEN.
From an ancient Greek name meaning "of Arcadia". Arcadia was a region in Greece, its name deriving from αρκτος (arktos) "bear". This was the name of a 3rd-century saint and martyr.... Read
From an English surname, derived from Old French cordoan "leather", ultimately from the name of the Spanish city of Cordova.... Read
Portuguese feminine form of EDWARD.
Diminutive of SIMONE (1).
Modern Irish form of MATHGHAMHAIN.
Variant of TAHIRA. This was the title of Fatimah Baraghani, a 19th-century Persian poet, theologian and reformer.... Read
From South Slavic sloboda meaning "freedom".
Russian and German form of ISAAC, as well as the form used in the Greek Old Testament.... Read
Meaning unknown, possibly related to the name RADOVAN. Alternatively it may have been brought to Romania from India by Gypsies, and may mean something like "bringer of good news".... Read
From Sumerian nin-sumun-a(k) meaning "lady of the wild cow", derived from 𒊩𒌆 (nin) meaning "lady" and the genitive form of 𒄢 (sumun) meaning "wild cow". In Sumerian mythology Ninsun was the divine mother of Gilgamesh.... Read
German and Russian form of ISIDORE.
Means "last man" in Turkish.
Limburgish short form of ADOLF.
Means "cheerfulness, joy" in Italian.
Roman cognomen meaning "heavy" in Latin. Famous bearers include Lucius Junius Brutus, the traditional founder of the Roman Republic, and Marcus Junius Brutus, the statesman who conspired to assassinate Julius Caesar.... Read
Possibly from Celtic cam meaning "bent, crooked". This was the name of a 6th-century Irish saint.... Read
Italian form of BARTHOLOMEW.
Means "abundant" in Hebrew. This is the name of a daughter of Saul in the Old Testament.... Read
Catalan form of Blasius (see BLAISE).
Norwegian form of ALFHILD.
Old French form of GOZZO.
Elaborated form of PAMELA.
Urdu and Pashto form of ALEXANDER.
Derived from the Old English elements wulf "wolf" and stan "stone".... Read
Means "pretty and white" from the Welsh element del "pretty" combined with gwyn "fair, white, blessed".... Read
Short form of names ending in lina.
Catalan form of BARTHOLOMEW.
Derived from the Slavic elements yaru meaning "fierce, energetic" and gnyevu meaning "anger".... Read
Armenian form of MATTHEW.
Italian and Spanish form of EUPHEMIA.
Diminutive of BRANISLAV or BRANIMIR.
From Japanese 伸 (noburu) meaning "extend, stretch" or other kanji having the same pronunciation.... Read
From a surname that was derived from the given name WENDEL.... Read
Derived from an Eastern Algonquian phrase meaning "man from nothing". Glooscap (or Gluskabe) was a hero involved in the creation myths of the Wabanaki people of eastern North America.... Read
French feminine form of Joscelin (see JOCELYN).
From Sanskrit अरित्र (aritra) meaning "propelling, an oar".... Read
Shortened form of EDELMIRA. It appears in the play 'Tartuffe' (1664) by the French playwright Molière (often spelled in the French style Elmire).... Read
Hausa and Fula form of MUHAMMAD.
Short form of STEVEN. A notable bearer was American technology entrepreneur Steve Jobs (1955-2011).... Read
Means "growth, advancement" in Oromo.
From a surname that was a variant of DALEY.
Derived from Greek ξενος (xenos) meaning "foreigner, guest".... Read
Means "born on Wednesday" in Akan.
Either a variant of RÍOGHNACH or a short form of CATRIONA.... Read