Older form (possibly) of TUDOR (1).
Modern Hebrew form of SAMUEL.
From Japanese 颯 (sou) meaning "sudden, sound of the wind" and 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big". This name can also be formed of other kanji combinations.... Read
From a surname that originated from various English place names, themselves derived from Old English winn "meadow, pasture" and feld "field".... Read
From the Greek name ‘Ιερωνυμος (Hieronymos) meaning "sacred name", derived from ‘ιερος (hieros) "sacred" and ονομα (onoma) "name". Saint Jerome was responsible for the creation of the Vulgate, the Latin translation of the Bible, in the 5th century. He is regarded as a Doctor of the Church. The name was... Read
Means "star" in Tamazight.
Means "servant, boy" in Arabic. It is often used as the first part of compound names.... Read
Means "young camel" in Arabic. Abu Bakr was a father-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad and the first caliph of the Muslim world.... Read
Greek form of DEMOCRITUS.
From a surname that was a variant of DARBY.
Means "afternoon, dusk" in Basque.
Old Welsh form of SEXTILIUS.
Norwegian variant of SUNNIVA.
From an old Slavic name derived from the elements sem "family" and vit "lord, master". This was the name of a legendary Piast prince of Poland. It was also borne by several other Piast rulers.... Read
Diminutive of JOB and other names beginning with Jo.... Read
Short form of ENCARNACIÓN.
Finnish feminine form of HENRY.
Modern northern Indian form of NARAYANA.
Diminutive of ISIDORE, ISABELLA and other names beginning with Is.... Read
Modern Hebrew form of ABIEL.
Derived from Sanskrit रोहण (rohana) meaning "ascending".... Read
Diminutive of ANDREW or sometimes ANDREA (2). American pop artist and filmmaker Andy Warhol (1928-1987) was a famous bearer of this name.... Read
Form of XENIA in several languages.
From the older Welsh name Tudur, possibly from the hypothetical Celtic name Toutorix meaning "ruler of the people" (cognate with THEODORIC). As a surname it was borne by five monarchs of England beginning with Henry VII in the 15th century.... Read
Scandinavian and Finnish form of CHRISTIAN, as well as a Bulgarian variant form.... Read
Romanian and Welsh form of JOHN. This is also an alternate transcription of Bulgarian Йоан (see YOAN (2)).... Read
Italian form of VICTORINUS.
Portuguese diminutive of LUÍS or LUIZ.
Polish form of ANASTASIUS.
From the Turkish name for the Nile River, derived from Greek Νειλος (Neilos), possibly of Semitic origin meaning "river".... Read
Means "new moon" in Turkish, derived from ilk "first" and ay "moon".... Read
Short form of STANISLOVAS.
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "watch hill" in Old English.... Read
Combination of RAE and the popular name suffix lene.... Read
Russian form of THEODOTUS.
From the medieval name Genovefa, which is of uncertain origin. It could be derived from the Germanic elements kuni "kin, family" and wefa "wife, woman". Alternatively it could be of Gaulish origin, from the related Celtic element genos "kin, family" combined with a second element of unknown meaning. This name... Read
Short form of names beginning with the Germanic element ag "edge".... Read
Derived from Celtic taran meaning "thunder", cognate with Þórr (see THOR). This was the name of the Gaulish thunder god, who was often identified with the Roman god Jupiter.... Read
Means "be meek" in Chewa.
Possibly means "a grain" in Hebrew. This was the name of several members of the tribe of Benjamin in the Old Testament.... Read
Modern Greek transcription of Ζηνων (see ZENO).... Read
Hungarian form of JENNIFER.
Means "feather" in Choctaw.
Possibly connected to Greek λαλεω (laleo) "to talk, to chatter", or the Latin term Lares referring to minor guardian gods. In Roman mythology Larunda or Lara was a water nymph who was overly talkative. She revealed to Juno that her husband Jupiter was having an affair with Juturna, so Jupiter... Read
From Greek γλυκυς (glykys) meaning "sweet".... Read
Means "black hoof" in Shawnee. This was the name of a Shawnee warrior and chief of the 18th century.... Read
Means "small" in Hebrew. This is the name of a son of Eber in the Old Testament.... Read
French form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
Croatian diminutive of PAULA.
Feminine form of VILMANTAS.
Hungarian form of MICHAEL.
From the Hebrew name יִצְחָק (Yitzchaq) meaning "he will laugh, he will rejoice", derived from צָחַק (tzachaq) meaning "to laugh". The Old Testament explains this meaning, by recounting that Abraham laughed when God told him that his aged wife Sarah would become pregnant with Isaac (see Genesis 17:17), and later... Read
Hungarian form of BENNETT.
Possibly from the old Slavic root zeti meaning "son-in-law".... Read
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element man meaning "man".... Read
Ancient Greek form of PHILO.
Icelandic form of JONATHAN.
Meaning unknown. This is the name of the Finnish god of the ocean, rivers and fishing.... Read
Derived from Persian گل (gol) "flower, rose" and ناز (naz) "pride".... Read
Diminutive of MATVEY or MATRONA.
German and Icelandic form of BALDER.
Scandinavian, Dutch, French and Armenian form of REUBEN. This was the name of an 11th-century Armenian ruler of Cilicia.... Read
Meaning unknown. This was the name of the semi-legendary king who gave his name to the region of Lydia in Asia Minor.... Read
Czech and Slovak form of JONAH.
Old English form of OSMOND.
Lithuanian form of HENRY.
Sometimes explained as an anagram of AGNES, but more likely derived from Gaelic seang "slender".... Read
Means "small box, small chest" in Sanskrit.
Either a combination of LOU and ANNA or a variant of LUANA.... Read
Probably an elaborated form of DARREN.
Means "light" in Mongolian.
Ancient Greek form of THEKLA.
Means "open space, sky" in Sanskrit.