Hungarian form of CASIMIR.
From the Old Norse name Hallsteinn, derived from the elements hallr "rock" and steinn "stone".... Read
Created by the poet James MacPherson in the 18th century for a character in his Ossian poems. He probably intended it to mean "smooth brow" in Gaelic.... Read
From Serbian нов (nov) meaning "new".... Read
Form of DANIEL in several languages.
From a surname that has several different origins. It could be from the Old English given names Cyneric "royal power" or Cenric "bold power", or from the Welsh name Cynwrig "chief hero". It can also be an Anglicized form of the Gaelic surname Mac Eanraig meaning "son of HENRY".... Read
Diminutive of JOSEPHINE. It can also be inspired by the English word posy for a bunch of flowers.... Read
Means "Venus (the planet)" in Kyrgyz.
Scottish diminutive of MARGARET.
Possibly means "destroyer of evil" in Sanskrit. In Hindu legend this is the name of a king who is the husband of Shakuntala and the father of Bharata.... Read
From the Old Norse name Friðþjófr meaning "thief of peace", derived from the elements friðr "peace" and þjófr "thief".... Read
Feminine variant of ROBIN.
Combination of YUNUS and EMRE, given in reference to the 13th-century poet.... Read
Derived from the Old Norse element geirr meaning "spear".... Read
Possibly derived from Persian روز (ruz) meaning "day". This name was borne by a 13th-century ruling queen of Georgia.... Read
Czech and Sorbian form of ERNEST.
Roman family name meaning "stern" in Latin. This name was borne by several early saints.... Read
Anglicized form of TUATHAL.
Form of XENIA in several languages.
From the Latin Vulcanus, possibly related to fulgere "to flash", but more likely of pre-Latin origin. In Roman mythology Vulcan was the god of fire. He was later equated with the Greek god Hephaestus.... Read
Meaning unknown, perhaps a short form of names ending in rilla.... Read
Means "born on Tuesday" in Swahili.
From a surname that was a variant of WESLEY.
Means "pleasant" in Arabic.
Persian form of ISHMAEL. It is also an alternate transcription of Arabic إسماعيل (see ISMA'IL).... Read
Latinized form of the Greek name Ανακλητος (Anakletos), derived from ανακλητος (anakletos) meaning "invoked". This was the name of the third pope.... Read
From a Sino-Korean compound meaning "wisdom", formed of the hanja characters 智 (ji) meaning "wisdom, intellect" and 慧 (hye) meaning "bright, intelligent". This name can also be formed from other character combinations.... Read
Middle Persian form of SOROUSH.
Alternate transcription of Russian Прасковья (see PRASKOVYA).... Read
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
Diminutive of PRZEMYSŁAW.
Means "violet flower", derived from Greek ιον (ion) "violet" and ανθος (anthos) "flower". This was the name of an ocean nymph in Greek mythology.... Read
Modern Greek transcription of Ιωαννης (see JOHN).... Read
Medieval Spanish form of Suerius, probably a Latinized form of a Germanic name composed of an unknown first element combined with hari "army".... Read
Means "willpower, determination, strength" in Finnish.... Read
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 十郎 (see JUUROU).... Read
Finnish diminutive of FRANCISCA and a Hungarian diminutive of FRANCISKA or STEFÁNIA.... Read
Means "crystal flower" in Mongolian.
Means "tulle moon" in Turkish.
Means "handsome lord" from Welsh ior "lord" and berth "handsome". This name is used in the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth, where it belongs to a son of Maredudd. This name is sometimes used as a Welsh form of EDWARD.... Read
Russian and Ukrainian form of GEORGE. This name was borne by Yuriy Dolgorukiy, a 12th-century Grand Prince of Kiev. The Soviet cosmonaut Yuriy (or Yuri) Gagarin (1934-1968), the first man to travel to space, was another famous bearer of this name.... Read
Means "born during the brewing season" in Luhya.
Spanish variant form of WALTER.
Means "born in the morning" in Luo.
Original Latin form of PAULINO.
Hebrew form of ASHTORETH.
From the Latin name Prosperus, which meant "fortunate, successful". This was the name of a 5th-century saint, a supporter of Saint Augustine. It has never been common as an English name, though the Puritans used it, partly because it is identical to the English word prosper.... Read
Czech feminine form of PAUL.
Means "snowdrop" in Welsh.
Means "quiet, peaceful" in Zulu.
Spanish diminutive of SARAH.
Ancient Greek form of EUGENE.
Alternate transcription of Arabic هدى (see HUDA).... Read
Greek form of the Persian name Artakhshathra meaning "righteous ruler". This was the name of several Achaemenid Persian rulers. It was also borne by the founder of the Sassanid Empire, usually known by the Middle Persian form Ardashir.... Read
Old Germanic form of THEOBALD.
Slovene and Croatian feminine form of Patricius (see PATRICK).... Read
Anglo-Saxon form of Tiwaz (see TYR).
Hungarian and Slovak form of CORNELIA.
Means "lily of the valley" in Finnish.
Old Norse form (possibly) of GUSTAV. This form is only attested in the Old Norse period belonging to a horse.... Read
Means "what God has given" or "gift of God" in Igbo.... Read
Southern Indian variant of RATNA.
Spanish form of Innocentius (see INNOCENT).
Means "happiness" in Tagalog.
Arabic and Persian form of JOB.
Short form of names ending in nello, such as BRUNELLO or ANTONELLO.... Read
Derived from the name of the Hindu god RAMA (1) combined with Sanskrit चन्द्र (chandra) meaning "moon". This is another name of Rama.... Read
Dutch variant form of WALTER.
Means "criterion between right and wrong" or "proof" in Arabic. This is the name of the 25th chapter (surah al-Furqan) of the Quran.... Read