Alternate transcription of Hindi देव (see DEV).
Derived from Slavic slava meaning "glory".
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of BERNARD.
Means "deer" in Icelandic.
German and Scandinavian feminine form of HENRY.
Portuguese form of CANDIDUS.
Means "red dawn" in Turkish.
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element magan meaning "strength".... Read
Combination of GIANNI and LUIGI.
Georgian form of TAHMASP.
Late Latin name meaning "honour". This was the name of an emperor of the Western Roman Empire. It was also borne by a few early saints and four popes.... Read
Original Latin form of DURANTE.
Either a form of GAIA or a feminine form of GAIUS.
English variant of CALEB.
Old Germanic form of GHISLAIN.
Means "solar disk" in Egyptian. Aton was an Egyptian god of the sun, depicted as a solar disk with long rays extending downwards. The worship of Aton was especially extensive during the reign of the pharaoh Akhenaton, who proclaimed Aton was the only god.... Read
German short form of ARNOLD.
Means "black, dark" in Turkish. This was sometimes used as a byname by Ottoman officials, figuratively meaning "courageous".... Read
Derived from the Germanic elements leud "people" and bald "bold". The spelling was altered due to association with Latin leo "lion". This name was common among German royalty, first with the Babenbergs and then the Habsburgs. Saint Leopold was a 12th-century Babenberg margrave of Austria, who is now considered the... Read
Form of JOHANNES used in various languages. This name was borne by the 15th-century Flemish painter Jan van Eyck and the 17th-century Dutch painter Jan Vermeer.... Read
Means "consolation" in Swahili.
Derived from the Slavic element svetu meaning "blessed, holy".... Read
Means "servant of MARDUK" in Persian. In the Old Testament Mordecai is the cousin and foster father of Esther. He thwarted a plot to kill the Persian king, though he made an enemy of the king's chief advisor Haman.... Read
Short form of ALEXANDER, ALEXANDRA, and other names beginning with Alex.... Read
Derived from Latin amanda meaning "lovable, worthy of love". Saint Amandus was a 5th-century bishop of Bordeaux. It was also borne by a 7th-century French saint who evangelized in Flanders.... Read
Old Germanic form of MILES, as well as the Latinized form. This form of the name was used in official documents during the Middle Ages, and it has been used independently since the 19th century.... Read
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element adal meaning "noble".... Read
From Ioseph, the Latin form of Greek Ιωσηφ (Ioseph), which was from the Hebrew name יוֹסֵף (Yosef) meaning "he will add", from the root יָסַף (yasaf). In the Old Testament Joseph is the eleventh son of Jacob and the first with his wife Rachel. Because he was the favourite of... Read
From an English surname that meant "son of HUDDE". A famous bearer of the surname was the English explorer Henry Hudson (1570-1611).... Read
Portuguese form of CONSTANTIA.
Form of MARCELLUS used in several languages. A notable bearer was the French author Marcel Proust (1871-1922).... Read
Means "rain clouds" in Arabic.
Old Slavic form of MAGDALENE, as well as a Bulgarian variant form.... Read
Romanian form of Iulianus (see JULIAN).
Italian form of Sabinus (see SABINA).
Portuguese diminutive of ALEXANDRE.
Meaning unknown. In Christian legends Barlaam (recorded as Greek Βαρλααμ) was a 3rd-century hermit who converted Josaphat, the son of an Indian king, to Christianity. The story is based on that of the Buddha. This name was also borne by two saints.... Read
Anglicized form of FIONNLAGH.
Diminutive of BEYLE. This is the name of a daughter of Tevye in late 19th-century Yiddish stories by Sholem Aleichem, on which the musical 'Fiddler on the Roof' was based.... Read
Hungarian diminutive of BERTALAN and other names beginning with Bert.... Read
Icelandic form of GUÐRÍÐR.
Germanic cognate of WINFRIÐ.
Latinized form of Chlodovech (see LUDWIG).
English form of the Polish name Kazimierz, derived from the Slavic element kaziti "to destroy" combined with miru "peace, world". Four kings of Poland have borne this name, including Casimir III the Great, who greatly strengthened the Polish state in the 14th century. It was also borne Saint Casimir, a... Read
Means "born on Saturday" in Luhya.
Means "merciful" in Turkish, ultimately from Arabic.... Read
From Japanese 晴 (haru) meaning "clear weather" or 陽 (haru) meaning "light, sun, male" combined with 輝 (ki) meaning "brightness" or 生 (ki) meaning "living". Other kanji combinations are possible.... Read
Spanish and Italian form of ELEUTHERIUS.
Original masculine form of LAURA.
From a surname that was a variant of WALLACE. Wallis Simpson (1895-1986) was the divorced woman whom Edward VIII married, which forced him to abdicate the British throne.... Read
Feminine form of DALIBOR.
Slovene form of JOHANNES.
Means "God is good" in Igbo.
Means "born on Saturday" in Akan.
Serbian variant of GEORGE.
Meaning uncertain, perhaps a derivative of Germanic wela meaning "skilled, artful". In Germanic mythology Wieland (called Völundr in Old Norse) was an unequaled smith and craftsman.... Read
From the English word for a young male horse or from the surname of the same origin. It may be given in honour of the American industrialist Samuel Colt (1814-1862) or the firearms company that bears his name.... Read
From a surname that was a variant of BARRETT.
Means "solid man" in Turkish.
Biblical Hebrew form of ARIEL.
Alternate transcription of Persian فیروزه (see FIRUZEH).... Read
Ukrainian form of EUGENE.
German short form of KATHARINA.
Biblical Greek form of REUBEN, as well as an alternate transcription of Armenian Ռուբեն (see RUBEN).... Read
Old Germanic form of AVIS.
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Ruadháin meaning "descendant of RUADHÁN". This name can also be given in reference to the rowan tree.... Read
Diminutive of CORA. It was borne by Coretta Scott King (1927-2006), the wife of Martin Luther King.... Read
From the Old Norse name Hjálmarr meaning "helmeted warrior" from the element hjalmr "helmet" combined with arr "warrior".... Read
Spanish and Portuguese form of AGATHA.
From the Old Norse name Þórbjǫrn, which meant "Thor's bear" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with bjǫrn "bear".... Read
Swedish form of ARNBJǪRG.
Old Norse form of RAGNHILD.
Anglicized form of SUIBHNE.
Old Norse form of ALFHILD.
Means "good news" in Persian.