Spanish and Portuguese form of CHARLES.
Italian form of Ursus (see URS).
Old Aramaic form of THOMAS.
Derived from a South Slavic word meaning "east".
Polish feminine form of SŁAWOMIR.
Means "close friend", derived from Persian یاران (yaran).... Read
From the title of the Virgin Mary, Stella Maris, meaning "star of the sea" in Latin. It can also be a combination of MARÍA and ESTELA.... Read
Portuguese form of CANDIDA.
French form of CAESARIUS.
Means "cloud" in Turkish.
Spanish form of Radulf (see RALPH).
From a surname that was originally derived from the Old English byname COLA.... Read
Means "having lucky marks" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Ramayana' he is the trusted companion of the hero Rama, accompanying him into exile.... Read
Macedonian form of BENJAMIN.
Means "joy has come home" in Yoruba.
Alternate transcription of Arabic رشيد or راشد (see RASHID).... Read
From a surname that was originally taken from place names meaning either "flax ford" or "linden tree ford" in Old English.... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic راوية (see RAWIYA).... Read
German and Dutch diminutive of CELIA or CECILIA.
Old English form of HAROLD.
Possibly means "spirit of ATON" in Egyptian. Akhenaton was a 14th-century BC Egyptian pharaoh of the New Kingdom, who is best known for promoting the monotheistic worship of the sun god Aton. He changed his name from Amenhotep IV in order to honour the god. After his death, polytheism resumed.... Read
Polish form of BARTHOLOMEW.
Possibly from the name of an ancient Finnish tribe.... Read
From Japanese 愛 (ai) meaning "love, affection" and 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible.... Read
Medieval German form of VÁCLAV, via the Latinized form Venceslaus.... Read
Medieval diminutive of DIONYSIA.
Means "flower feather" in Nahuatl. This was the name of the Aztec goddess of love, flowers and the earth, the twin sister of Xochipilli.... Read
Means "crown" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament Atarah is a minor character, the wife of Jerahmeel.... Read
From the older English name Dederick, which was in origin a Low German form of THEODORIC. It was imported to England from the Low Countries in the 15th century.... Read
Derived from Sumerian 𒊩𒌆 (nin) meaning "lady" and possibly 𒆤 (lil) meaning "wind". This was the name of a Sumerian goddess, the consort of Enlil.... Read
Older Russian form of JOHN.
From Tibetan རྒྱ་མཚོ (rgya-mtsho) meaning "ocean". This is one of the given names of the current Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso (1935-).... Read
French form of Patricius (see PATRICK).
Medieval diminutive of GILBERT.
Latinized form of LEONTIOS.
Russian short form of VERONIKA and other names ending in nika. It can also be a short form of NIKITA (1) (masculine).... Read
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian feminine form of CLAUDIUS.... Read
Diminutive of SIEGFRIED, SIEGLINDE, and other Germanic names beginning with the element sigu meaning "victory".... Read
Latinized form of the Greek name Αγαθη (Agathe), derived from Greek αγαθος (agathos) meaning "good". Saint Agatha was a 3rd-century martyr from Sicily who was tortured and killed after spurning the advances of a Roman official. The saint was widely revered in the Middle Ages, and her name has been... Read
Derived from the Germanic elements ort "point" and win "friend".... Read
Catalan form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
Derived from Greek δυσμη (dysme) meaning "sunset". This is the name traditionally given to the repentant thief who was crucified beside Jesus.... Read
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and stan "stone".... Read
Means "thinking, wise" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is a title of Svayambhuva, the progenitor of the human race, as well as several of his descendants.... Read
From Hungarian gyöngy meaning "pearl", of Turkic origin.... Read
Hebrew form of ISAAC. This was the name of two recent Israeli prime ministers.... Read
Means "clean, pure" in Sanskrit.
Croatian cognate of ĽUDOVÍT.
Diminutive of GEERTRUIDA.
From the Hebrew name אֵיתָן ('Eitan) meaning "solid, enduring, firm". In the Old Testament this name is borne by a few minor characters, including the wise man Ethan the Ezrahite, supposedly the author of Psalm 89.... [more]... Read
Means "leader of the gopis" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Krishna, acquired because of his association with the gopis, who are cow-herding girls.... Read
Means "first born" in Akan.
From the name of a district of Babylon, mentioned in the Old Testament.... Read
Meaning unknown, possibly of Arabic origin.
From Dutch mirte, a cognate of MYRTLE.
Means "dawn" in Estonian.
Frankish name of unknown meaning. It possibly means "awe-inspiring" from Frankish bib- "to tremble". This was the name of three majordomos of Austrasia including Pépin III the Short, who became the first Carolingian king of the Franks. He was the father of Charlemagne.... Read
Feminine form of GROZDAN.
Form of RUTH (1) in several languages.
Malayalam form of GEORGE, used by Saint Thomas Christians in the Indian state of Kerala.... Read
Means "loved" in Turkish.
Icelandic form of VÍGDÍS.
Elaborated form of KARIN.
Modern Irish form of CINÁED.
Spanish form of SPYRIDON.
Means "intelligent, scholar" in Arabic.
From an English surname meaning "bowman, archer", of Old French origin.... Read
Means "breath" in Sanskrit.
From Armenian լուսին (lusin) meaning "moon".... Read
Means "attainer" in Arabic.