Feminine form of STANISLAV.
Combination of GIANNI and PIERO.
Roman family name meaning "golden" or "yellow-haired" from Latin flavus "yellow, golden". Flavius was the family name of the 1st-century Roman emperors Vespasian, Titus and Domitian. It was used as a personal name by several later emperors, notably by Constantine.... Read
Means "born wealthy" in Yoruba.
Contracted form of MICAIAH. Micah is one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament. He authored the Book of Micah, which alternates between prophesies of doom and prophesies of restoration. It was occasionally used as an English given name by the Puritans after the Protestant Reformation, but it... Read
Means "praise God" in Urhobo.
Means "soul, spirit" in Latin. In Jungian psychology the anima is an individual's true inner self, or soul.... Read
Feminine form of QUINTINUS.
From Sino-Vietnamese 貴 (quý) meaning "precious, valuable".... Read
Elaborated form of CAPRICE.
Bulgarian form of SVYATOSLAV.
Means "open door" in Shawnee. This was the name of a Shawnee prophet. With his brother Tecumseh he led his people in resistance against European expansion in the early 19th century.... Read
Means "happiness" in Tagalog.
Means "splendour of the merciful" from Arabic ضياء (diya) meaning "splendour, light, glow" combined with رحمن (rahman) meaning "merciful".... Read
Means "capable, powerful" in Arabic. This transcription represents two different ways of spelling the name in Arabic. In Islamic tradition القادر (al-Qadir) is one of the 99 names of Allah.... Read
Spanish and Italian form of EUSEBIUS.
From the English word, ultimately deriving from Old French tané, which means "light brown".... Read
Modern Greek transcription of EUSTATHIOS.
From the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) meaning "good" combined with the name of the mythological hero KARNA. Sukarno (1901-1970), who did not have a surname, was the first president of Indonesia.... Read
From the novel 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954) by J. R. R. Tolkien, where it is a place name meaning "horse country" in Sindarin.... Read
From Chinese 达 (dá) meaning "achieve, arrive at, intelligent" (which is usually only masculine), 大 (dà) meaning "big, great, vast, high", or other characters with a similar pronunciation.... Read
Means "I am lucky" in Yoruba.
Form of CRESCENS used in the Greek New Testament.
Feminine variant of GIUSI.
Medieval variant of CECILY.
Means "spruce tree" in Lithuanian. In a Lithuanian legend Eglė was a young woman who married a sea snake.... Read
Italian feminine form of RICHARD.
Scottish form of MUIRGEL.
From Τουθμωσις (Touthmosis), the Greek form of Egyptian Djhwty-ms meaning "born of Thoth", itself composed of the name of the Egyptian god THOTH combined with mesu "be born". Thutmose was the name of four Egyptian pharaohs of the New Kingdom, including Thutmose III who conquered Syria and Nubia.... Read
Hungarian form of CASIMIR.
Means "homeless" in Sanskrit.
Most likely related to Hebrew כֶּלֶב (kelev) meaning "dog". An alternate theory connects it to Hebrew כָּל (kal) meaning "whole, all of" and לֵב (lev) meaning "heart". In the Old Testament this is the name of one of the twelve spies sent by Moses into Canaan. Of the Israelites who... Read
Greek form of Mattityahu (see MATTHEW).
Alternate transcription of Azerbaijani TƏRANƏ.... Read
Old Germanic form of VEREMUND.
From Βαρθολομαιος (Bartholomaios), which was the Greek form of an Aramaic name meaning "son of TALMAI". In the New Testament Bartholomew is the byname of an apostle, possibly the same person as the apostle Nathanael. According to tradition he was a missionary to India before returning westward to Armenia, where... Read
Russian form of Yngvarr (see INGVAR). The Varangians brought it to Russia in the 10th century. It was borne by two grand princes of Kiev. Famous bearers include Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971), a Russian composer whose most famous work is 'The Rite of Spring', and Igor Sikorsky (1889-1972), the Russian-American designer... Read
Basque form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 太郎 (see TAROU).... Read
From a Catalan surname meaning "golden". It has been used in honour of Joseph Oriol, a 17th-century saint.... Read
Means "harvest, culture" in Turkish.
From Chinese 淑 (shū) meaning "good, pure, virtuous, charming" combined with 芬 (fēn) meaning "fragrance, aroma, perfume". Other character combinations are possible as well.... Read
Croatian, Serbian, Slovene and Macedonian form of MARIANA.... Read
From OLYMPOS, the name of the mountain home of the Greek gods, combined with Greek δωρον (doron) "gift".... Read
Variant of SAROLT, also used as a Hungarian form of CHARLOTTE.... Read
Means "servant of Kali" from the name of the Hindu goddess KALI combined with Sanskrit दास (dasa) meaning "servant". This was the name of a 4th-century Indian poet and dramatist, the author of the 'Abhijnanashakuntalam'.... Read
Derived from the Germanic elements hros "horse" and mund "protection". The Normans introduced this name to England. It was subsequently influenced by the Latin phrase rosa munda "pure rose". This was the name of the mistress of Henry II, the king of England in the 12th century. She was possibly... Read
Romanian feminine form of STYLIANOS.
Swedish form of NOAH (1).
Derived from the Slavic word живъ (zhivu) meaning "living".... Read
Means "budding leaf, shoot" in Sanskrit.
Czech, Slovak and Lithuanian form of JEANNETTE.
Alternate transcription of Arabic صالح (see SALIH).... Read
Means "thinking, wise" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is a title of Svayambhuva, the progenitor of the human race, as well as several of his descendants.... Read
Possibly means "joined, attached" in Hebrew. As told in the Old Testament, Levi was the third son of Jacob and Leah, and the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of the Israelites, known as the Levites. This was the tribe that formed the priestly class of the Israelites. The... Read
Derived from Greek μελι (meli) meaning "honey" (genitive μελιτος). This was the name of a 2nd-century bishop of Sardis who is regarded as a saint in the Orthodox Church.... Read
Polish cognate of LEV (1).
Alternate transcription of Greek Γιωργος (see GIORGOS).... Read
Means "daughter of a poet" from Old Irish der "daughter" and file "poet". This was the name of a 6th-century Irish saint.... Read
Derived from South Slavic plamen meaning "flame, fire".... Read
From Chinese 洋 (yáng) meaning "ocean" or 阳 (yáng) meaning "light, sun, male" (which is typically only masculine), as well as other Chinese characters pronounced similarly.... Read
Portuguese form of SIMON (1).
Medieval English form of HENRY. In modern times it is used as a diminutive of both Henry and HAROLD. A famous bearer was American president Harry S. Truman (1884-1972). It is also the name of the boy wizard in J. K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter' series of books, first released in... Read
Either a combination of LOU and ANNA or a variant of LUANA.... Read
Derived from Old Irish finn "white". This was the name of several Irish saints.... Read
Means "gift of ALLAH" from Arabic عطاء ('ata) "gift" combined with الله (Allah).... Read
Form of OBADIAH used in the Latin Old Testament.
Hungarian and Slovak form of ROSALIA.
Alternate transcription of Arabic فضل (see FADL).... Read
Ancient Greek personal name that was derived from the name of the Greek goddess ATHENA.... Read
German form of PRISCA, as well as the form used in the Greek New Testament.... Read
Telugu and Bengali form of SHEKHAR.
From an English surname that indicated one who lived on a meadow (from Middle English mede) or one who sold or made mead (an alcoholic drink made from fermented honey; from Old English meodu).... Read
Urdu, Uzbek and Tajik form of FARROKH.
Means "distinguished" in Hebrew. This was the name of a son of Reuben in the Old Testament.... Read
Combination of ROSA (1) and ANGELA.
Means "lion" in Arabic. This was another name of Ali, the husband of Fatimah the daughter of the Prophet Muhammad.... Read
Derived from the Germanic elements ger "spear" and mund "protection".... Read
Italian form of NIKOMEDES.