Means "father of" in Arabic. This is commonly used as an element in a kunya, which is a type of Arabic nickname. The element is combined with the name of one of the bearer's children (usually the eldest son). In some cases the kunya is figurative, not referring to an actual child, as in the case of the Muslim caliph Abu Bakr.

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CİHAN MALE
Turkish form of JAHAN.
NARAYANA MALE
Means "path of man" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is the name of the god of creation, later synonymous with the god Brahma, and even later with Vishnu.... Read
CYRANO MALE
Possibly derived from the name of the ancient Greek city of Cyrene, which was located in North Africa. Edmond Rostand used this name in his play 'Cyrano de Bergerac' (1897). He based his character upon a real person, Savinien Cyrano de Bergerac, a French satirist of the 17th century.... Read
ALEXEJ MALE
Czech and Slovak form of ALEXIS.
TALMAI MALE
Means "furrowed" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this name is borne by both a giant and also the father of King David's wife Maacah.... Read
FULGENZIO MALE
Italian form of Fulgentius (see FULGENCIO).
MADONA FEMALE
Georgian form of MADONNA.
HAMPUS MALE
Swedish diminutive of HANS.
HONOKA FEMALE
From Japanese 和 (hono) meaning "harmony" (using an obscure nanori reading) and 花 (ka) meaning "flower", as well as other combinations of kanji that have the same pronunciation. Very often it is written using the hiragana writing system.... Read
LILIJANA FEMALE
Slovene form of LILLIAN.
ÉOWYN FEMALE
Means "horse joy" in Old English. This name was invented by J. R. R. Tolkien who used Old English to represent the Rohirric language. In his novel 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954) Eowyn is the niece of King Theoden of Rohan. She slays the Lord of the Nazgul in... Read
SIZWE MALE
Means "nation" in Xhosa.
ZUZANKA FEMALE
Diminutive of ZUZANA.
CONSTANTINUS MALE
Latin form of CONSTANTINE.
IPPOLITO MALE
Italian form of HIPPOLYTOS.
ESKARNE FEMALE
Means "mercy" in Basque. It is a Basque equivalent of Mercedes.... Read
NSONOWA MALE
Means "seventh born child" in Akan.
STEFANU MALE
Corsican form of STEPHEN, as well as the Old Slavic form.... Read
GILROY MALE
From an Irish surname, either Mac Giolla Ruaidh, which means "son of the red-haired servant", or Mac Giolla Rí, which means "son of the king's servant".... Read
MIERVALDIS MALE
Latvian name derived from the Baltic elements mier "peace" and vald "rule".... Read
NILO MALE
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of NEILOS (and also of the Nile River).... Read
JUANITO MALE
Diminutive of JUAN (1).
RAMESSU MALE
Reconstructed Egyptian form of RAMESES.
PIROSKA FEMALE
Hungarian form of PRISCA, influenced by the Hungarian word piros meaning "red".... Read
NICOLAE MALE
Romanian form of NICHOLAS.
PATRIK MALE
Form of Patricius (see PATRICK) used in several languages.... Read
NAËL MALE
Possibly a short form of NATHANAËL or GWENAËL.... Read
DOROTEA FEMALE
Form of DOROTHEA in several languages.
METODIJA MALE
Macedonian form of METHODIUS.
SNORRE MALE
Norwegian form of SNORRI.
JOEP MALE
Dutch diminutive of JOZEF.
IMPI FEMALE
Means "maiden, virgin" in Finnish.
RAGUEL MALE
From Latin Raguhel, a scriptural variant of REUEL. This appears in some versions of the Old Testament at Exodus 2:18 as another name of Jethro, while other translations use Reuel. This name is also borne by an archangel in the Book of Enoch.... Read
ASSUMPTA FEMALE
Latinate form of ASUNCIÓN, used especially in Ireland.... Read
BARRETT MALE
From a surname probably meaning "strife" in Middle English, originally given to a quarrelsome person.... Read
GRGA MALE
Short form of GRGUR.
MELAINA FEMALE
Derived from Greek μελαινα (melaina) meaning "black, dark". This was the name of a nymph in Greek mythology.... Read
CONSTANTINA FEMALE
Feminine form of Constantinus (see CONSTANTINE).
OPRAH FEMALE
In the case of television personality Oprah Winfrey, it was a childhood mispronunciation of her real name ORPAH that became permanent.... Read
AVKSENTI MALE
Georgian form of AUXENTIOS.
SIGRÚN FEMALE
Derived from the Old Norse elements sigr "victory" and rún "secret". This was the name of a Valkyrie in Norse legend.... Read
SALAMON MALE
Hungarian form of SOLOMON.
LIWIA FEMALE
Polish form of LIVIA (1).
AYELEN FEMALE
Variant of AYLEN.
RAFFAELLO MALE
Italian form of RAPHAEL.
GIZI FEMALE
Hungarian diminutive of GISELLE.
ŽELJKA FEMALE
Feminine form of ŽELJKO.
KODEY MALE
Variant of CODY.
BASHEMATH FEMALE
Variant of BASEMATH.
METİN MALE
Means "strong" in Turkish.
DÓNAL MALE
Modern Irish form of Domhnall (see DONALD).
CESÁRIA FEMALE
Portuguese feminine form of CAESARIUS.
LUBBERT MALE
Derived from the Germanic elements leud "people" and beraht "bright".... Read
VÍTOR MALE
Portuguese and Galician form of VICTOR.
KULDEEP MALE
From Sanskrit कुल (kula) meaning "family" and दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".... Read
SÍNE FEMALE
Irish form of JEANNE.
MITKO MALE
Diminutive of DIMITAR.
TORGEIR MALE
From the Old Norse name Þórgeirr, which meant "Thor's spear" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with geirr "spear".... Read
RUBINA FEMALE
Derived from Italian rubino meaning "ruby", ultimately from Latin ruber "red".... Read
GUNTUR MALE
Means "thunder" in Indonesian.
ANTO MALE
Croatian and Serbian form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).... Read
KOHARU FEMALE
From Japanese 小 (ko) meaning "small" or 心 (ko) meaning "heart" combined with 春 (haru) meaning "spring". The compound word 小春 means "late summer". Other combinations of kanji characters can form this name as well.... Read
STEFFAN MALE
Welsh form of STEPHEN.
'ISAM MALE
Means "security, pledge" in Arabic.
TRISTÁN MALE
Spanish form of TRISTAN.
ORIETTA FEMALE
Diminutive of ORIA.
ANASTASIYA FEMALE
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian form of ANASTASIA. This name was borne by the wife of the Russian czar Ivan the Terrible.... Read
WILLIS MALE
From an English surname that was derived from Will, a diminutive of WILLIAM.... Read
REGINE FEMALE
German and Norwegian form of REGINA.
WILLAHELM MALE
Old Germanic form of WILLIAM.
LUKE MALE
English form of Latin Lucas, from the Greek name Λουκας (Loukas) meaning "from Lucania", Lucania being a region in southern Italy (of uncertain meaning). Luke was a doctor who travelled in the company of the apostle Paul. According to tradition, he was the author of the third gospel and Acts... Read
ELLIS (2) MALE
Anglicized form of ELISEDD.
FARAMOND MALE
Variant of FARAMUND.
ANDY MALE
Diminutive of ANDREW or sometimes ANDREA (2). American pop artist and filmmaker Andy Warhol (1928-1987) was a famous bearer of this name.... Read
Amna MALE
Means "safety" in Arabic.
DARBY MALE
From an English surname, which was derived from the name of the town of Derby, meaning "deer town" in Old Norse.... Read
SAYYIDA FEMALE
Means "lady, mistress" in Arabic.
ANTÓNIO MALE
Portuguese form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
AINA (1) FEMALE
Variant of AINO. It also means "always" in Finnish.... Read
ALMIRO MALE
Portuguese form of ADELMAR.
GALILA FEMALE
Alternate transcription of Arabic جليلة (see JALILA).... Read
TAKI MALE
Old Danish form of TAGE.
ARNVIÐR MALE
Old Norse form of ARVID.
ŽYDRŪNAS MALE
From Lithuanian žydra meaning "light blue" (using the patronymic suffix ūnas).... Read
HOLLIS MALE
From an English surname that was derived from Middle English holis "holly trees". It was originally given to a person who lived near a group of those trees.... Read
NADİRE FEMALE
Turkish feminine form of NADIR.
LEOPOLDO MALE
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of LEOPOLD.
LAILA (1) FEMALE
Variant of LAYLA.
ÖDÖN MALE
Hungarian form of EDMUND.
WYBERT MALE
Middle English form of the Old English name Wigberht, composed of the elements wig "battle" and beorht "bright".... Read
DOMAS MALE
Short form of DOMINYKAS or DOMANTAS.
AURÉLIO MALE
Portuguese form of AURELIUS.
ALEKSI MALE
Finnish form of ALEXIS.
MUKHTAR MALE
Means "chosen" in Arabic.
ODETTA FEMALE
Latinate form of ODETTE.
ZUZEN MALE
Means "just, fair" in Basque.
JONATAN MALE
Spanish form of JONATHAN, as well as a Scandinavian and German variant form.... Read
TSIURI FEMALE
Means "heavenly, celestial" in Georgian, a derivative of ცა (tsa) "sky, heaven".... Read
LUCIEN MALE
French form of LUCIANUS.
TAYYIB MALE
Means "pleasant, good-natured" in Arabic.