Combination of MARIA and LOES.
Croatian form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
Old Germanic form of LOTHAR.
Alternate transcription of Arabic عبد الرحمٰن (see ABD AL-RAHMAN).... Read
From the name of a city in Israel that is mentioned several times in the Old Testament. The meaning of the city's name is uncertain, but it may be related to the Hebrew word יָרֵחַ (yareach) meaning "moon", or otherwise to the Hebrew word רֵיחַ (reyach) meaning "fragrant".... Read
Icelandic form of ARNBJǪRG.
Means "for God" in Hebrew. This was the name of a king briefly mentioned in Proverbs in the Old Testament. In the Book of Mormon it is the name of a son of Lehi and Sariah. It is also borne by the hero of Jonathan Swift's novel 'Gulliver's Travels' (1726).... Read
Derived from Sanskrit शिव (shiva) meaning "benign, kind, auspicious". Shiva is the Hindu god of destruction and restoration, the husband of the mother goddess Parvati. His aspect is usually terrifying, but it can also be gentle.... Read
Latvian form of NINA (1).
From Japanese 愛 (ai) meaning "love, affection", 藍 (ai) meaning "indigo", or other kanji with the same pronunciation.... Read
Means "clear, distinct" in Arabic.
From the Roman name Augustinus, itself derived from the Roman name AUGUSTUS. Saint Augustine of Hippo was a 5th-century Christian theologian and author from North Africa. For his contributions to Christian philosophy he is known as a Doctor of the Church. Due to his renown, the name came into general... Read
Portuguese diminutive of PAULA.
Means "YAHWEH has drawn up" in Hebrew. This is the name of several Old Testament characters.... Read
Form of EHUD used in the Greek Old Testament.
Norman form of EMMERICH. The Normans introduced it to England, and though it was never popular, it survived until the end of the Middle Ages. As a modern given name, it is likely inspired by the surname Emery, which was itself derived from the medieval given name. It can also... Read
German diminutive of JOSEPH.
German and Dutch form of SOLOMON.
Derived from Georgian ვაჟი (vazhi) meaning "son".... Read
The name of an Irish goddess, a granddaughter of Lir, who was the personification of the River Shannon. Her name is derived from the name of the river (see SHANNON).... Read
Hawaiian form of JESSICA.
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 현정 (see HYEON-JEONG).... Read
Masculine form of PARASKEVE.
Icelandic form of RAGNHEIÐR.
Biblical Greek form of PAUL.
From Sino-Vietnamese 安 (yên) meaning "calm, peaceful".... Read
Derived from Old Norse heiðr meaning "bright, clear" and rún meaning "secret". In Norse mythology this was the name of a goat that would eat the leaves from the tree of life and produce mead in her udder.... Read
Means "born on Orie" in Igbo, Orie being one of the days of the Igbo week.... Read
Roman family name that was derived from Latin faba "bean". Quintus Fabius Maximus was the Roman general who used delaying tactics to halt the invasion of Hannibal in the 3rd century BC.... Read
An old Polish form of ANDREW.
Anglicized form of DEARBHÁIL or DEIRBHILE.
Feminine form of CHRYSANTHOS.
Latinized form of BASILEIOS.
Feminine form of FLORENTINUS.
Feminine form of DUBRAVKO.
Medieval diminutive of ROBERT. Robin Hood was a legendary hero and archer of medieval England who stole from the rich to give to the poor. In modern times it has also been used as a feminine name, and it may sometimes be given in reference to the red-breasted bird.... Read
Spanish and Portuguese form of MICHAEL. A notable bearer of this name was Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1547-1616), the Spanish novelist and poet who wrote 'Don Quixote'.... Read
Portuguese form of ROSALIA.
Derived from Greek ‘υπερ (hyper) "over". In Greek myth this was the name of a Titan who presided over the sun and light. By Theia he was the father of the sun god Helios, the moon goddess Selene, and the dawn goddess Eos.... Read
Finnish diminutive of MARIA.
Lithuanian form of JAROSŁAW.
Variant of JIN (using Wade-Giles transcription).
Alternate transcription of Persian مژده (see MOZHDEH).... Read
Feminine form of MIECZYSŁAW.
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name GINA.... Read
From Japanese 愛 (ai) meaning "love, affection" and 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible.... Read
Combination of JEAN (1) and PIERRE.
Means "fragrant" in Comanche. This was the name of a 19th-century chief of the Comanche.... Read
Dutch variant form of WALTER.
Polish form of CLEMENTINA.
Italian feminine form of AMADEUS.
From the Hebrew name מְהֵיטַבְאֵל (Meheitav'el) meaning "God makes happy". This name is mentioned briefly in the Old Testament.... Read
Finnish diminutive of ANNA.
Romanian form of KATHERINE.
From Sino-Vietnamese 玉 (ngọc) meaning "jade, precious stone, gem".... Read
Old Norse name composed of the elements regin "advice, counsel" and valdr "power, ruler" (making it a cognate of REYNOLD).... Read
Russian form of ZECHARIAH.
Means "baptist" in French, originally deriving from Greek βαπτω (bapto) "to dip". This name is usually given in honour of Saint John the Baptist, and as such it is often paired with the name Jean.... Read
Derived from the Germanic element ag, which means "edge of a sword".... Read
Latinized form of VLADISLAV.
Diminutive of Slavic names containing the element milu "gracious, dear".... Read
Norman French form of HRODOHAIDIS.
Means "be happy", from Turkish şen "happy".
Means "chaste" in Arabic.
Means "clear" in Turkish.
Means "first born child" in Akan.
Swedish and Norwegian form of LAUGE.
Form of OBADIAH used in the Greek Old Testament.
Finnish short form of STEPHEN.