Feminine diminutive of DANIEL.
Means "great" in Scottish Gaelic. It is sometimes translated into English as Sarah.... Read
From a Scottish surname of uncertain meaning. A famous bearer of the surname was the American scout Kit Carson (1809-1868).... Read
From a French surname meaning "beautiful outlook".
Swedish short form of NICHOLAS.
Old Norse form of BJARTE.
Form of MENAHEM used in the Latin Old Testament.
Short form of names containing bor, such as BORISLAV or BORIS. It is also a South Slavic word meaning "pine tree".... Read
Means "very much like iron", derived from Welsh tra "very, over" and haearn "iron".... Read
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Maoil Eoin meaning "descendant of a disciple of Saint JOHN".... Read
Western Armenian transcription of GAREN.
Old Germanic form of KUNIGUNDE.
Derived from Old Norse dagr meaning "day".
The origins of this name are uncertain, though some Celtic roots have been suggested. It is possible that the name is ultimately Germanic, perhaps from a hypothetic name like Ishild, composed of the elements is "ice, iron" and hild "battle".... [more]... Read
Means "of the moon" in Turkish and Azerbaijani, from Turkic ay "moon".... Read
Hungarian diminutive of ILONA.
Portuguese form of ALOYSIUS.
Hungarian diminutive of PETER.
From the Greek Ανατολιος (Anatolios), derived from ανατολη (anatole) meaning "sunrise". Saint Anatolius was a 3rd-century philosopher from Alexandria.... Read
From a surname that comes from two distinct sources. As an Irish surname it is a variant of REILLY. As an English surname it is derived from a place name meaning "rye clearing" in Old English.... Read
Either from Albanian shqipe meaning "eagle" or shqip meaning "Albanian" (words that may be interrelated).... Read
Danish diminutive of BIRGITTA.
Portuguese form of FABIUS.
Akkadian cognate of BA'AL. The Babylonians used it as a title of the god Marduk.... Read
From Sino-Vietnamese 雪 (tuyết) meaning "snow".... Read
Means "image of the life of Amon", derived from Egyptian tut "image" combined with ankh "life" combined with the name of the god Amon. This was the name of an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty, most famous because of the treasures found in his tomb.... Read
Possibly derived from Latin conserere meaning "to sow, to plant". Consus was a Roman god of the harvest and grain.... Read
Dutch and Swedish form of GILES.
Means "one that walks on four claws" in Cree. This was the name of a 19th-century Cree chief.... Read
German and Scandinavian feminine form of HENRY.
From the Hebrew name גַבְרִיאֵל (Gavri'el) meaning "God is my strong man", derived from גֶּבֶר (gever) meaning "strong man, hero" and אֵל ('el) meaning "God". Gabriel is an archangel in Hebrew tradition, often appearing as a messenger of God. In the Old Testament he is sent to interpret the visions... Read
Diminutive of names containing the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious".... Read
Means "good sense, good guidance" in Arabic, from the root رَشَدَ (rashada) meaning "to be on the right path".... Read
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 석 (see SEOK).... Read
From the Hebrew name הוֹשֵׁעַ (Hoshe'a) meaning "salvation", from the root יָשַׁע (yasha'). In the Old Testament at Numbers 13:16, Moses gives the spy Hoshea the new name Yehoshu'a (see JOSHUA), which has a related origin. This name was also borne by an 8th-century BC king of Israel, who was... Read
Portuguese form of SOLOMON.
Hebrew and Arabic form of BENJAMIN.
From a surname that was derived from a place name, composed of Old English beonet "bent grass" and tun "enclosure".... Read
From Albanian dritë meaning "light".
From Turkish alp "hero" and eren "holy person".
Means "desirable" in Sanskrit.
Serbian form of ATHANASIUS.
Slovene diminutive of MARIJA.
From Sino-Vietnamese 營 (dinh) meaning "palace, encampment".... Read
Danish diminutive of MARGARET.
Means "mercy, compassion" in Arabic.
Means "fortunate" (literally "good day") in Persian.... Read
Possibly means "bee wolf" (in effect equal to "bear") from Old English beo "bee" and wulf "wolf". Alternatively, the first element may be beadu "battle". This is the name of the main character in the anonymous 8th-century epic poem 'Beowulf'. Set in Denmark, the poem tells how he slays the... Read
Means "female who invites" in Japanese. In Japanese mythology she was a creator goddess, the wife of Izanagi. She died giving birth to Kagututi, the god of fire.... Read
Means "lord of Rama", derived from the name of the Hindu god RAMA (1) combined with Sanskrit ईश्वर (ishvara) meaning "lord, god". This is another name for the Hindu god Shiva.... Read
Means "excellence" in Armenian.
Modern Greek form of ACHILLES.
Slovene feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
Means "watery" in Sanskrit.
Possibly from Czech brečet "cry, weep" combined with the Slavic element slava "glory".... Read
From Japanese 晴 (haru) meaning "clear weather", 遥 (haru) meaning "distant, remote" or 春 (haru) meaning "spring" combined with 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.... Read
Means "dear man" from Gaelic fear "man" and char "dear".... Read
Old English form of GODIVA.
Croatian, Serbian and Slovene form of ADRIAN.
From Japanese 真 (shin) meaning "real, genuine" or other kanji with the same pronunciation.... Read
Hungarian form of AGATHA.
Latinized form of ROCCO, used in occasionally German and Dutch.... Read
Spanish and Portuguese form of CAMILLUS.
Latin name that was a derivative of FLORUS. This was the name of a 9th-century Swiss saint.... Read
Short form of ASHLEY. It can also come directly from the English word denoting either the tree or the residue of fire.... Read
Feminine form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element adal meaning "noble".... Read
Breton form of KATHERINE.
Alternate transcription of Arabic حيدر (see HAIDAR).... Read
French diminutive of DANIEL or DANIELLE.
Bengali form of RAVINDRA.
From Sino-Korean 民 (min) meaning "people, citizens" or 旼 (min) meaning "gentle, affable" combined with 秀 (su) meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding" or 洙 (su), which refers to a river in China. Other hanja combinations are possible.... Read
Diminutive of YANN or YANNA (2).
Ancient Avestan form of SAROSH.
Means "sunny" in Croatian, a derivative of sunce "sun".... Read
Russian, Bulgarian and Macedonian cognate of SNJEŽANA.... Read
Means "growth, expansion, creation" in Sanskrit. The Hindu god Brahma is the creator and director of the universe, the balance between the opposing forces of Vishnu and Shiva. He is often depicted with four heads and four arms.... Read
Means "wake up to wealth" in Yoruba.
Medieval English form of Iohannes (see JOHN).
From the Hebrew name יִסְכָּה (Yiskah) meaning "to behold". In the Old Testament this is the name of Abraham's niece, mentioned only briefly. This is the basis of the English name Jessica.... Read