From the name of the Baltic tribe of the Aesti, mentioned by the Roman historian Tacitus, called the Aisçiai in Lithuanian.
Means "good deeds" in Arabic, plural of خيرة (khayrah).... Read
Form of BOAZ used in the Greek Old Testament.
Danish diminutive of CECILIA.
Old English form of EDMUND.
Catalan cognate of ASUNCIÓN.
Roman cognomen meaning "wise" in Latin. This name was bestowed upon Cato the Elder (Marcus Porcius Cato), a 2nd-century BC Roman statesman, author and censor, and was subsequently inherited by his descendants, including his great-grandson Cato the Younger (Marcus Porcius Cato Uticencis), a politician and philosopher who opposed Julius Caesar.... Read
Short form of JOUKAHAINEN.
Lithuanian form of AURELIA.
Russified form of MUHAMADKHAN.
Georgian form of THEODORE.
From the Hebrew name יִסְכָּה (Yiskah) meaning "to behold". In the Old Testament this is the name of Abraham's niece, mentioned only briefly. This is the basis of the English name Jessica.... Read
Old Norse form of HALDOR.
Means "golden flower" in Mongolian.
Means "immortality" in Avestan. This was the name of a Zoroastrian goddess (one of the Amesha Spenta) of plants and long life.... Read
Portuguese form of Martinus (see MARTIN).
Dutch diminutive of MARIA.
Croatian and Serbian form of OGNYAN.
Serbian and Slovene form of ZVJEZDANA.
Finnish diminutive of ANTERO and other names beginning with A.... Read
Swedish and German form of SØREN.
Bulgarian form of GEORGE.
From Chinese 家 (jiā) meaning "home, family" combined with 豪 (háo) meaning "brave, heroic, chivalrous". This name can be formed from other character combinations as well.... Read
Diminutive of SIEGFRIED, SIEGLINDE, and other Germanic names beginning with the element sigu meaning "victory".... Read
Variant of Ælfþryð (see ELFREDA).
Masculine form of VIRGINIA.
Means "descendant of the jarl", a derivative of the Old Norse word jarl meaning "chieftain, nobleman, earl".... Read
From Sanskrit मीन (mina) meaning "fish" and अक्षि (akshi) meaning "eye". This is another name of the Hindu goddess Parvati.... Read
Feminine form of ARGYROS.
Latinized form of KLEITOS.
Old Norse cognate of HILDA. In Norse legend this was the name of a valkyrie.... Read
Icelandic form of Iohannes (see JOHN).
Derived from Greek ευφραινω (euphraino) meaning "to delight". This was the name of a 4th-century BC Athenian artist.... Read
Latinized form of POLYMNIA.
Modern Hebrew form of SHULAMMITE.
Old English byname possibly meaning "round".
Anglicized form of EITHNE.
Means "star" in Tamazight.
Diminutive of BOŽENA. It also means "goddess" in Croatian.... Read
From the Germanic name Hrodebert meaning "bright fame", derived from the Germanic elements hrod "fame" and beraht "bright". The Normans introduced this name to Britain, where it replaced the Old English cognate Hreodbeorht. It has been a very common English name since that time.... [more]... Read
Old Norse name composed of the elements regin "advice, counsel" and valdr "power, ruler" (making it a cognate of REYNOLD).... Read
Means "station" in Hebrew. This was the name of a servant of Saul in the Old Testament.... Read
Means "pleasant" in Arabic.
Latinized form of DEIANEIRA.
Esperanto diminutive of JOHN or JOSEPH.
Czech and Ukrainian form of BOGDAN.
Possibly means "fierce brightness" in Greek. In Greek mythology Charon was the operator of the ferry that brought the newly dead over the River Acheron into Hades.... Read
Lithuanian form of GEORGE.
Feminine form of HONORINUS.
Created by the Hungarian poet Mihály Vörösmarty for a male character in his epic poem 'Zalán Futása' (1825). It was used by later writers such as Mór Jókai for female characters.... Read
French feminine variant of JOCELYN.
Perhaps an elaborated form of TARA (1).
From Sino-Korean 志 (ji) meaning "will, purpose, ambition" or 智 (ji) meaning "wisdom, intellect" combined with 旼 (min) meaning "gentle, affable", 敏 (min) meaning "quick, clever, sharp" or 珉 (min) meaning "jade, stone resembling jade". Other hanja character combinations are possible.... Read
Italian form of MARGARET. This is also the Italian word for the daisy flower (species Leucanthemum vulgare).... Read
Bulgarian form of CHRISTIAN.
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of RUFINUS.
From the name of the Italian city, commonly called Rome in English.... Read
Feminine form of DRAGOSLAV.
Yiddish diminutive of HANNAH.
Norwegian and Swedish variant of SOLVEIG. It is also used as a short form of SYLVIA.... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic عقيلة or عاقلة (see AQILA).... Read
Means "reincarnated one" in Kikuyu.
Means "mercy" in Old Norse. This was the name of a Norse goddess of healing and medicine.... Read
Latinate form of CHRISTABEL.
Derived from the Slavic elements domu "home" and gojiti "grow, heal, foster, nurture".... Read
Derived from the Slavic elements vratiti "to return" and slava "glory". This was the name of two dukes of Bohemia. The city of Wrocław in Poland is named after the first.... Read
Old Norse and Icelandic form of BIRGER.
Icelandic form of HERMAN.
Means "abundant" in Hebrew. This is the name of a daughter of Saul in the Old Testament.... Read
Older Georgian form of JOHN.
Original feminine form of FLORENCE.
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "heather clearing" in Old English.... Read
Means "sour cherry" in Croatian and Serbian.
Means "joy" in Azerbaijani.