From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia" and 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Means "be thankful" in Shona.
Means "ether, air" in Georgian. This name features in the Georgian opera 'Abesalom and Eteri' (1918).... Read
Feminine diminutive of JAN (1).
Form of JOSEPH used in the Greek and Latin Bible.
Italian and Spanish form of CAELINUS or a short form of MARCELINO.... Read
Czech feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
Variant of MORGAN (2), from a French form.
Feminine form of EUSTACE.
Old Norse and Icelandic form of ODIN.
Derived from Albanian borë meaning "snow".
Germanic name composed of the elements witu "wood" and chind "child". This was the name of an 8th-century Saxon leader who fought against the Franks.... Read
Modern Scandinavian form of BRAGI.
Feminine form of Eutychios (see EUTYCHIUS).
From the Greek name Αριστοτελης (Aristoteles) meaning "the best purpose", derived from αριστος (aristos) "best" and τελος (telos) "purpose, aim". This was the name of a Greek philosopher of the 4th century BC who made lasting contributions to Western thought, including the fields of logic, metaphysics, ethics and biology.... Read
Medieval diminutive and feminine form of WILLIAM.
Means "my God is he" in Hebrew. This was the name of several characters in the Old Testament including one of the friends of Job.... Read
Hebrew diminutive of SARAH.
Turkish feminine form of KARIM.
Hungarian form of JENNIFER.
From Sumerian lugal "king" and banda "young, wild, fierce". This was the name of a legendary king of Uruk who was said to be the father of Gilgamesh in Sumerian mythology.... Read
Medieval Swedish form of JURIAN.
Either from Latin sanctus meaning "holy, saint" or a short form of ALEKSANDRA.... Read
Derived from Serbo-Croatian sin meaning "son".
Hawaiian form of BEN (1).
Finnish form of JEREMIAH.
Finnish feminine form of HENRY.
Feminine form of LIBERIUS.
Elaboration of REGAN, influenced by REGINA.
Italian form of PANTALEON.
From a surname that comes from the name of the city of Kendale in northwest England meaning "valley on the river Kent".... Read
Feminine form of ELEFTHERIOS.
Czech and Slovak feminine form of VLADISLAV.
Derived from Greek ιαπτω (iapto) "to wound, to pierce". In Greek mythology this was the name of a Titan, the father of Atlas, Prometheus and Epimetheus.... Read
Latinate form of ASUNCIÓN, used especially in Ireland.... Read
Possibly means "to acquire" in Celtic. In Irish mythology he was a divine leader of the Tuatha De Danann. After he lost an arm in battle it was replaced with one made from silver. He was later killed in battle against the Fomorii.... Read
Means "feathered snake" in Nahuatl, derived from quetzalli "feather" and coatl "snake". In Aztec and other Mesoamerican mythology he was the god of the sky, wind, and knowledge, also associated with the morning star. According to one legend he created the humans of this age using the bones of humans... Read
From Chinese 勇 (yǒng) meaning "brave" or 永 (yǒng) meaning "perpetual, eternal". This can also be a single-character Korean name, for example from the hanja 勇 meaning "brave". This name can be formed by other characters besides those listed here.... Read
From Sino-Vietnamese 蓮 (liên) meaning "lotus, water lily".... Read
Means "happiness" in Persian.
Norwegian form of CHRISTINA.
Feminine form of BERNARD.
German variant of ANNETTE.
English form of Ιησους (Iesous), which was the Greek form of the Aramaic name יֵשׁוּעַ (Yeshu'a). Yeshu'a is itself a contracted form of Yehoshu'a (see JOSHUA). Yeshua ben Yoseph, better known as Jesus Christ, was the central figure of the New Testament and the source of the Christian religion. The... Read
Spanish variant of ALFONSO.
Swedish short form of ELIAS.
Means "green" in Irish Gaelic.
Alternate transcription of Armenian Ժիրայր (see ZHIRAYR).... Read
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of BRÜNHILD.... Read
Derived from the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love".... Read
Hungarian form of MELISSA.
Diminutive of EVE or EVELYN.
Probably derived from Georgian ცის (tsis) meaning "of the sky", the genitive case of ცა (tsa) "sky, heaven".... Read
From Japanese 英 (hide) meaning "excellent, fine" and 明 (aki) meaning "bright", as well as other combinations of kanji.... Read
Means "king, chief" in Tswana.
Biblical Hebrew form of SHULAMMITE.
Means "grace, charm" in Hebrew.
Means "lion" in Tswana and Sotho. Tau was the name of the last ruler of the Rolong in South Africa (18th century).... Read
Slovene form of APOLLONIA.
Danish and Norwegian short form of PETRONILLA.
Means "crown" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament Atarah is a minor character, the wife of Jerahmeel.... Read
Czech and Slovak form of BOGUMIŁ.
Means "God sees" in Hebrew. This is the name of a king of Aram in the Old Testament.... Read
Low German form of DORTHE.
Meaning unknown. In Arthurian legend Sir Galahad was the son of Lancelot and Elaine. He was the most pure of the Knights of the Round Table, and he was the only one to succeed in finding the Holy Grail. He first appears in the medieval French 'Lancelot-Grail' cycle.... Read
Feminine elaboration of JODY.
Italian variant of AMADEUS. This was the name of a 19th-century king of Spain (born in Italy).... Read
Scandinavian cognate of SWANHILD. In Norse legend she was the daughter of Sigurd and Gudrun.... Read
Short form of ROBERTO, ALBERTO, and other names containing bert (often derived from the Germanic element beraht meaning "bright").... Read
Javanese form of SUSHILA.
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
From a surname that was originally taken from an Old English place name meaning "fortified town". A famous bearer of the surname was Sir Richard Burton (1821-1890), an explorer of Africa and Asia.... Read
From the Greek name Λινος (Linos) meaning "flax". In Greek legend he was the son of the god Apollo, who accidentally killed him in a contest. Another son of Apollo by this name was the music teacher of Herakles. The name was also borne by the second pope, serving after... Read
Originally a short form of Slavic names beginning with the element dragu "precious", such as DRAGOMIR. This was the name of a 14th-century ruler of Moldavia.... Read
Italian form of Constantinus (see CONSTANTINE).