Croatian and Serbian form of ANDREW.
From Chinese 莲 (lián) meaning "lotus, water lily", 濂 (lián) meaning "waterfall", or other Chinese characters that are pronounced similarly.... Read
Finnish diminutive of ALEXANDER.
Means "blossom" in Cherokee.
Means "giving off light, shining" in Amharic.
Serbian feminine form of GEORGE.
Portuguese form of BENJAMIN.
Means "alive" in Tamazight.
Alternate transcription of Arabic/Urdu مقصود (see MAQSUD).... Read
Modern Hebrew form of OBADIAH.
Italian form of Iuno (see JUNO).
From a surname that was a variant of HARLAN.
Derived from the Germanic elements leud "people" and bald "bold". The spelling was altered due to association with Latin leo "lion". This name was common among German royalty, first with the Babenbergs and then the Habsburgs. Saint Leopold was a 12th-century Babenberg margrave of Austria, who is now considered the... Read
From the name of the Hindu god HARI and Sanskrit दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".... Read
Ancient Greek form of ANFISA.
Combination of ANNA and MIEKE.
Ancient Attic Greek variant of MELISSA.
Derived from Greek Διος (Dios) meaning "of ZEUS" and μηδομαι (medomai) meaning "to think, to plan". In Greek legend Diomedes was one of the greatest heroes who fought against the Trojans. With Odysseus he entered Troy and stole the Palladium. After the Trojan War he founded the cities of Brindisi... 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
Latvian form of ARTEMIOS.
Possibly from an old Slavic exclamation expressing joy or sorrow.... Read
In Norse mythology this was the name of the daughter of Loki. She got her name from the underworld, also called Hel, where she ruled, which meant "to conceal, to cover" in Old Norse (related to the English word hell).... Read
From a surname that was originally derived from the name of English towns meaning "town with a leek garden" in Old English.... Read
Derived from Latin angelicus meaning "angelic", ultimately related to Greek αγγελος (angelos) "messenger". The poets Boiardo and Ariosto used this name in their 'Orlando' poems (1495 and 1532), where it belongs to Orlando's love interest. It has been used as a given name since the 18th century.... Read
Means "green leaves" in Sindarin, from laeg "green" combined with go-lass "collection of leaves". In 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954) by J. R. R. Tolkien, Legolas is the son of the elf lord Thranduil and a member of the Fellowship of the Ring.... Read
Alternate transcription of Armenian Սարգիս (see SARGIS).... Read
Modern Hebrew form of ABIEL.
Means "spear" in Persian, ultimately from Sanskrit.... Read
From Sanskrit नव (nava) meaning "new, fresh" and दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".... Read
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and mari "famous".... Read
Means "brown, yellow, tawny" in Sanskrit, and by extension "monkey, horse, lion". This is another name of the Hindu god Vishnu, and sometimes of Krishna. It is also borne by the son of the Garuda, the bird-like mount of Vishnu.... Read
From a surname that was derived from the Germanic given name GODEHARD.... Read
Diminutive of INNOKENTIY.
Means "beautiful, gorgeous" in Tagalog.
Diminutive of ALISON, ALEXANDRA or other names beginning with the same sound.... Read
Biblical Greek form of ABSALOM.
Variant or feminine form of KEVIN.
From Σεθ (Seth), the Greek form of Egyptian Swtkh (reconstructed as Sutekh), which possibly means "pillar" or "dazzle". Seth was the Egyptian god of chaos and the desert, the slayer of Osiris. Osiris's son Horus eventually defeats Seth and has him banished to the desert.... Read
Greek form of ARISTOCLES.
Means "God's will" in Ibibio.
Swedish diminutive of DANIEL or DAN (3).
Czech and Slovak form of YOLANDA.
Portuguese form of CONSTANTIA.
Means "more love" in Welsh. In the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth, Angharad Golden-hand is the lover of Peredur.... Read
Romanian form of DEMETRIUS.
Means "sweet, pleasant" in Persian.
Dutch form of JACQUES or ISAAC.
Means "sword" or "son" in Arabic.
Means "fierce, hot, passionate" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form चण्ड and the feminine form चण्डा (an epithet of the Hindu goddess Durga).... Read
Means "adornment" in Hebrew. This was the name of the wives of both Lamech and Esau in the Old Testament.... Read
Portuguese and Spanish form of BRIDGET.
From the Roman cognomen Vespasianus, derived either from Latin vesper meaning "west" or "evening" or vespa meaning "wasp". This was the name of a 1st-century Roman emperor, Titus Flavius Vespasianus, the founder of the Flavian dynasty.... Read
From a surname that was originally derived from the Welsh given name MEURIG.... Read
Croatian and Serbian form of STEPHEN.
From Chinese 桂 (guì) meaning "laurel, cassia, cinnamon" combined with 英 (yīng) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero". This name can be formed from other character combinations as well.... Read
Modern Greek form of IRENE.
Means "infatuating" in Sanskrit. This was the name adopted by the Hindu god Vishnu when he took the form of a woman.... Read
From an English and Scottish surname that referred to a person from Scotland or a person who spoke Scottish Gaelic. It is derived from Latin Scoti meaning "Gaelic speaker", with the ultimate origin uncertain.... Read
Latinized form of EUSEBIOS. This was the name of a 4th-century historian of the Christian church.... Read
Italian variant of ALFONSO.
Lithuanian form of ARTHUR.
From Chinese 艳 (yàn) meaning "beautiful, gorgeous" (which is usually only feminine) or 岩 (yán) meaning "cliff, rocks", as well as other Chinese characters pronounced in a similar fashion.... Read
Alternate transcription of Armenian Կատար (see KATAR).... Read
Germanic name composed of the elements theud "people" and wart "watcher".... Read
Alternate transcription of Persian فریدون (see FEREYDOUN).... Read
Derived from Sanskrit आशा (asha) meaning "wish, desire, hope".... Read
Means "enthusiastic" in Turkish.
Means "eternal" in Persian.
Newer Scandinavian form of HRÓARR.
From the English word meaning "radiant halo", ultimately derived from Latin aureolus "golden".... Read
Means "black, dark" in Turkish. This was sometimes used as a byname by Ottoman officials, figuratively meaning "courageous".... Read
Latinate feminine diminutive of PAUL.