Finnish feminine form of HENRY.
Spanish and Portuguese form of GERALD.
Slovak form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
From Japanese 花 (hana) meaning "flower" and 子 (ko) meaning "child", as well as other kanji combinations.... Read
Catalan variant form of RAYMOND.
Hungarian diminutive of SARAH.
Hungarian feminine form of AURELIUS.
Means "boundless, limitless" in Sanskrit.
Means "brave boar", derived from the Germanic elements ebur "wild boar" and hard "brave, hardy". The Normans introduced it to England, where it joined the Old English cognate Eoforheard. It has only been rarely used since the Middle Ages. Modern use of the name may be inspired by the surname... Read
From either of the two Germanic names ALFWIN or ADALWIN.... Read
Combination of MARIE and FRANCE.
From the Old Norse elements sól "sun" and fríðr "beautiful". This name was apparently coined in the 19th century.... Read
Means "lord of wisdom" in Avestan. In Persian mythology Ahura Mazda was the supreme creator, and the god of light, truth, and goodness.... Read
Means "travelling one" in Kikuyu. Njeri (or Wanjeri) is the name of one of the nine daughters of Mumbi in the Kikuyu origin legend.... Read
Means "moon flood" in Turkish and Azerbaijani, from Turkic ay "moon" and sel "flood, stream".... Read
From the name of the flower, ultimately derived from Dutch de affodil meaning "the asphodel".... Read
Form of CHARMION used by Shakespeare in his play 'Antony and Cleopatra' (1606).... Read
Bulgarian feminine form of JORDAN.
Means "hazel (colour)" in Turkish.
Derived from a diminutive of Latin bonus meaning "good". This was the name of a 7th-century century saint, a bishop of Auvergne.... Read
Welsh cognate of GOIBNIU.
Means "good sense, good guidance" in Arabic, from the root رَشَدَ (rashada) meaning "to be on the right path".... Read
From Japanese 幸 (sachi) meaning "happiness, good luck" and 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.... Read
Alternate transcription of Tamil சிவா, Telugu శివ, Kannada ಶಿವ or Malayalam ശിവ (see SHIVA (1)).... Read
Serbian and Croatian form of LYUBEN.
Croatian diminutive of DAMIR and other names containing the sound da.... Read
Bengali form of RAVINDRA.
Russian form of PETER. A famous bearer was the Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893).... Read
Italian form of FELICITAS. It also coincides closely with Italian felicità "happiness".... Read
Icelandic form of SOPHIA.
Macedonian form of ATHANASIUS.
Dutch feminine form of GABRIEL.
Diminutive of ADOLFO or RODOLFO.
Roman cognomen meaning "prince, little king", a diminutive of Latin rex "king". This was the cognomen of several 3rd-century BC consuls from the gens Atilia. It was also the name of several early saints. A star in the constellation Leo bears this name as well.... Read
Means "prairie flower" in Comanche.
Means "gift of Artemis" from the name of the goddess ARTEMIS combined with Greek δωρον (doron) "gift". This was the name of a Greek author of the 2nd century who wrote about the interpretation of dreams.... Read
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and wine "friend". This name became rare after the Norman Conquest. Saint Æðelwine was a 7th-century bishop of Lindsey, England.... Read
Russian, Ukrainian, Turkmen and Armenian form of NAZARIUS.... Read
Means "eagle" in Lithuanian (a poetic word).
Short form of Slavic names containing the element slava "glory".... Read
Means "brave" in Armenian.
Icelandic form of GUDMUND.
Means "harmony" in Latin. This was the name of the Roman goddess of harmony and peace.... Read
Modern Irish form of CONCHOBAR.
Possibly means "he who inspires awe" in Amharic. This name was borne by Lij Tafari Makonnen (1892-1975), also known as Haile Selassie, the last emperor of Ethiopia. Rastafarians (Ras Tafari meaning "king Tafari") revere him as the earthly incarnation of God.... Read
Faroese form of JACOB (or JAMES).
Means "heaven, paradise" in Persian.
Alternate transcription of Hebrew מֵאִיר (see MEIR). It also coincides with a German surname meaning "mayor, leader".... Read
Arabic and Turkish form of Yosef (see JOSEPH).
Latinized form of the Greek Οινωνε (Oinone), derived from οινος (oinos) meaning "wine". In Greek mythology Oenone was a mountain nymph who was married to Paris before he went after Helen.... Read
Diminutive of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
Old Norse form of SVANHILD.
Means "thank you" in Chewa.
Masculine form of SANELA.
Original Latin form of MARTIN. This is also the official Dutch form of the name, used on birth certificates but commonly rendered Maarten or Marten in daily life.... Read
Combination of ÖMER and FARUK.
Catalan short form of GABRIEL.
Derived from Old Persian varka-tanu meaning "wolf-bodied". This name was borne by several kings of Georgia.... Read
Irish form of Cateline, the Old French form of KATHERINE.... Read
Latinized form of AUXENTIOS.
Means "beautiful" in French. It has been occasionally used as an American given name since the late 19th century. It appears in Margaret Mitchell's novel 'Gone with the Wind' (1936) as the name of Ashley and Melanie's son.... Read
Biblical Hebrew form of SHULAMMITE.
Meaning unknown. In Greek myth Midas was a king of Phrygia in Asia Minor. He was granted a wish by the god Dionysos - that everything he touch be turned to gold.... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic مأمون (see MAMUN).... Read
Portuguese form of OCTAVIA.
Means "garden" or "paradise" in Arabic.
Means "sun" in Thai, derived from the name of the Hindu god ADITYA.... Read
Means "appearing, manifesting" in Greek. This was an epithet of two 2nd-century BC Hellenistic rulers: the Seleucid king Antiochus IV and the Ptolemaic king Ptolemy V.... Read
Dutch short form of FREDERICK.
Greek form of STEPHEN. In modern Greek it is usually transcribed Stefanos.... Read
From Japanese 颯 (sou) meaning "sudden, sound of the wind" and 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big". This name can also be formed of other kanji combinations.... Read
Elaborated form of EDYTHE.
Hungarian feminine form of Romanus (see ROMAN).
Slovene, Macedonian, Serbian and Croatian form of MARIANUS.... Read
From an English surname meaning "son of the steward", derived from Middle English greyve "steward".... Read
From Japanese 陸 (riku) meaning "land" combined with 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, or 人 (to) meaning "person", as well as other combinations of kanji that have the same pronunciations.... Read
Latinized form of the Greek name ‘Ηρακλειτος (Herakleitos) meaning "glory of Hera", derived from the name of the goddess HERA combined with κλειτος (kleitos) "glory". This was the name of a 6th-century BC Greek philosopher from Ephesus.... Read
Alternate transcription of Macedonian Љупчо (see LJUPČO).... Read
Italian feminine form of AMADEUS.
Original Latin form of TRAJAN.