German and Russian form of ISIDORE.
From the Old Norse name Ragnhildr, composed of the elements regin "advice, counsel" and hildr "battle".... Read
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Cathasaigh meaning "descendant of CATHASACH". This name can be given in honour of Casey Jones (1863-1900), a train engineer who sacrificed his life to save his passengers. In his case, Casey was a nickname acquired because he was raised in the... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic حفصة (see HAFSA).... Read
Old Norse and Icelandic form of ODIN.
Form of REBECCA used in various languages. It is also the form used in the Greek Old Testament.... Read
Derived from Hebrew רוֹן (ron) meaning "song, joy".... Read
Old Norse form of GUDMUND.
Latinate diminutive of ANNA.
Polish form of SVYATOPOLK.
Persian form of ABD ALLAH.
Means "glances" in Arabic.
Means "crusher, breaker" in Arabic. This was the nickname of a great-grandfather of the Prophet Muhammad. He acquired this nickname because of his practice of crumbling bread and giving it to pilgrims.... Read
Swedish form of Gregorius (see GREGORY).
Spanish diminutive of FRANCISCO. This name was borne by Pancho Villa (1878-1923), a Mexican bandit and revolutionary.... Read
Elaborated form of PAMELA.
French diminutive of MARIE.
Danish diminutive of CECILIA.
Serbian, Croatian, Slovene and Macedonian form of Natalia (see NATALIE).... Read
Means "helper" in Arabic. This transcription represents two different Arabic names.... Read
This was the name of a Latvian mother goddess. Her name is possibly derived from MARIA, identifying her with the Virgin Mary. In modern times this name is used as a variant of MARIJA.... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic مصطفى (see MUSTAFA).... Read
Modern Hebrew form of ISRAEL.
Means "full moon" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit पूर्णिमा (purnima).... Read
Spanish and Italian form of ARSENIOS.
Means "helped, rescued, redeemed" in Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele and Swazi.... Read
Old Norse form of ODDBJØRN.
Italian form of NOAH (1).
Spanish and Hungarian form of CYNTHIA.
Feminine form of IGNATIUS.
Feminine diminutive of DUŠAN.
Alternate transcription of Arabic حسني (see HUSNI).... Read
Alternate transcription of Greek Παναγιωτης (see PANAGIOTIS).... Read
From Greek Διος (Dios) meaning "of ZEUS" combined with NYSA, the name of the region where young Dionysos was said to have been raised. In Greek mythology Dionysos was the god of wine, revelry, fertility and dance. He was the son of Zeus and Semele.... Read
Portuguese variant form of DENIS.
Means "fairy tale, fable" in Finnish.
Means "the people of Hermes" from the name of the messenger god HERMES combined with Greek λαος (laos) "people".... Read
Norman name, possibly derived from Gothic dragen "to carry" or Saxon drog "ghost". Alternatively, it could be from the Slavic element dragu "precious, dear". The Normans introduced this name to England.... Read
Masculine form of DELPHINA. Saint Delphinus was a 4th-century bishop of Bordeaux.... Read
Means "asphodel flower" in Hebrew.
Form of HASAN in various languages.
Means "unconquered, invincible", from Sanskrit अ (a) meaning "not" and जित (jita) meaning "conquered". This is a name of the gods Shiva and Vishnu, and of a future Buddha.... Read
Portuguese form of FREDERICK.
From Japanese 節 (setsu) meaning "section, period, verse, melody" and 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations can also be possible.... Read
Slovene diminutive of JAKOB.
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and ræd "counsel". This was the name of two Saxon kings of England including Æðelræd II "the Unready" whose realm was overrun by the Danes in the early 11th century. The name was rarely used after the Norman Conquest.... Read
Form of EDWARD in several languages.
Traditional name for the moon, it literally means "having a hare" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form शशि and the feminine form शशी.... Read
Means "God is good" in Ewe.
French feminine diminutive of CHARLES.
Means "lovely" in Greek. In Greek mythology she was one of the nine Muses, the muse of lyric poetry.... Read
From Latin Iovis, derived from the stem of Iuppiter (see JUPITER). This was another name of the Roman god Jupiter.... Read
Icelandic cognate of HAROLD.
Icelandic form of RAGNHILD.
Possibly means "golden camel" in Old Iranian, derived from zarat meaning "golden" combined with ushtra meaning "camel". Zarathustra was the Persian prophet who founded the ancient religion of Zoroastrianism about the 10th century BC.... Read
Spanish form of HERMINIUS.
Possibly from Lithuanian mintis "thought" or minti "remember" combined with daug "much". This was the name of a 13th-century ruler of Lithuania.... Read
From an occupational surname meaning "door guard" in Middle English.... Read
Possibly means "to befriend" from Latin. Faunus was a Roman god of fertility, forests, and agriculture.... Read
Biblical Hebrew form of OBADIAH.
Means "marjoram" in French. Marjoram is a minty herb.... Read
Means "all praise to God" in Igbo.
From the name of the region of Lothian in southern Scotland, of unknown meaning. A king of Lothian by this name appears in early Latin and Welsh texts (as Leudonus and Lewdwn respectively). He was inserted into Arthurian legend by the 12th-century chronicler Geoffrey of Monmouth, who makes him the... Read
Means "wealth, treasure, property" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit अर्थ (artha).... Read
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
Greek form of CHRISTOPHER.
Portuguese form of ROXANA.
Diminutive of DMITRIY or MITROFAN.
Finnish and Estonian form of KATHERINE.
Means "guidance" in Arabic.
Frisian form of REINHARD.
Form of BEELZEBUB used in many English versions of the Old Testament.... Read
Derived from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and helm "helmet, protection".... Read
Icelandic form of ÁSBJǪRN.
Means "praise, gratitude" in Chewa.