Lithuanian form of MATTHEW.
Spanish diminutive of SEVERIANO or SEVERINO.
Latinized form of the Greek Αιγλη (Aigle), which meant "light, radiance, glory". This was the name of several characters in Greek myth, including one of the Heliades and one of the Hesperides.... Read
Feminine form of KRASIMIR.
From the name of a mountain in the Himalayas that is believed to be the paradise of the Hindu god Shiva. It possibly means "crystal" in Sanskrit.... Read
Turkish form of SABRIYYA.
Czech, Slovak and Lithuanian form of JEANNETTE.
Scottish form of GREGORY.
Variant of DYLAN based on the spelling of the surname Dillon, which has an unrelated origin.... Read
Medieval English variant of Jehanne (see JANE). It was common in England and Scotland during the Middle Ages, but eventually became rare in England. It was reintroduced to the English-speaking world from Scotland in the 19th century.... Read
Malay, Uyghur and Albanian form of ISHMAEL. It is also an alternate transcription of Arabic إسماعيل (see ISMA'IL).... Read
From an English surname, originally from a place name, which meant "sand ford" in Old English.... Read
Means "peaceful" or "mysterious, fairy-like" in Irish Gaelic.... Read
French feminine form of FLORIAN.
Means "lord of Sati" from the name of the Hindu goddess SATI combined with ईश (isha) meaning "ruler". This is another name for the Hindu god Shiva.... Read
Croatian feminine form of STOYAN.
German short form of TABITHA. This form was used in earlier editions of the Luther Bible.... Read
Means "snowflake" in Greenlandic.
Old Swedish form of Hallsteinn (see HALSTEIN).
Possibly an Irish form of SECUNDINUS. This was the name of a 5th-century Irish saint, also known as Secundinus.... Read
Means "fortunate" in Arabic. Allama Muhammad Iqbal (1877-1938) was a poet, philosopher, and scholar from Pakistan.... Read
Spanish form of Fabianus (see FABIAN).
From Chinese 昌 (chāng) meaning "flourish, prosper, good, sunlight" (which is usually only masculine), 畅 (chàng) meaning "smooth, free, unrestrained" or 长 (cháng) meaning "long". Other Chinese characters are also possible.... Read
Spanish variant of JENNY.
Russian form of IGNATIUS.
The name of a hobbit in 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954) by J. R. R. Tolkien. His full given name was Peregrin, a semi-translation into English of his true hobbit name Razanur meaning "traveller".... Read
Means "divine warrior", from Japanese 神 (jin) meaning "god" and 武 (mu) meaning "military, martial". In Japanese legend this was the name of the founder of Japan and the first emperor, supposedly ruling in the 7th century BC.... Read
Means "ancestor" in Turkish.
Means "lord of the mountain" in Sanskrit. This is a name of the Hindu god Shiva, given because of his abode in the Himalayan Mountains.... Read
Macedonian form of ELISHA.
Combination of JEAN (1) and MARIE.
Alternate transcription of Arabic حسام (see HUSAM).... Read
Derived from Latin melior meaning "better".
Italian form of METHUSELAH.
Means "good conduct" from the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) meaning "good" combined with नीति (niti) meaning "guidance, moral conduct".... Read
Croatian and Serbian form of DEMETRIUS.
Portuguese form of Aegidius (see GILES).
Means "producing, manifesting" in Sanskrit.
Scandinavian form of LUDWIG.
Roman family name derived from the mythological name ROMULUS.... Read
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi सुमित, Bengali সুমিত or Gurmukhi ਸੁਮਿਤ (see SUMIT).... Read
Alternate transcription of Macedonian Тоше (see TOSHE). This is the usual Romanized spelling of the name of the Macedonian pop star Toše Proeski (1981-2007).... Read
Feminine form of GRACIANO.
Possibly a variant of the German surname Riker, a derivative of Low German rike "rich". It may have been altered by association with the popular name prefix Ry.... Read
From the name of the Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland.... Read
Feminine form of GOTELEIB. This was the name of an 11th-century Flemish saint who was murdered on her husband's orders.... Read
Possibly means "esteemed, majestic" in Irish Gaelic.... Read
Means "pride of the king" from the Persian elements شاه (shah) "king" and ناز (naz) "pride".... Read
Belarusian form of LYDIA.
Means "famous people", derived from the Germanic elements theud "people" and mari "famous".... Read
From the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and ric "rule". After the Norman Conquest this Old English name was not commonly used. It has occasionally been revived in modern times.... Read
From the name of the amaranth flower, which is derived from Greek αμαραντος (amarantos) meaning "unfading". Αμαραντος (Amarantos) was also an Ancient Greek given name.... Read
Czech feminine form of DUBRAVKO.
Western Armenian transcription of GAREN.
From a term used in Turkish folklore referring to the warming of temperature at the end of winter, thought to occur in three stages affecting air, water, then earth.... Read
From Greek παν (pan) meaning "all" (genitive παντος) and ελεημων (eleemon) meaning "compassionate". This was a name given to Saint Pantaleon.... Read
Means "sapling, sprout, shoot" in Sanskrit.
Anglicized form of AONGHUS, also used as a feminine name.... Read
Means "more glorious" in Arabic.
From the Late Latin name Emygdius, which was possibly a Latinized form of a Gaulish name (of unknown meaning). Saint Emygdius was a 3rd-century bishop and martyr, the patron saint against earthquakes.... Read
Welsh form of JOHN, via Old French Jehan.
From Chinese 顺 (shùn) meaning "obey, submit" or other characters that are pronounced similarly.... Read
Derived from Greek τηθη (tethe) meaning "grandmother". In Greek mythology this was the name of a Titan associated with the sea. She was the wife of Oceanus.... Read
French form of Vivianus (see VIVIAN).
From the first part of NESTAN-DAREJAN.
Italian variant of ALFONSO.
Spanish, Portuguese and Irish form of THOMAS.