Derived from the Greek elements αντι (anti) "against, compared to, like" and οψ (ops) "voice". This was the name of several figures in Greek mythology, including a daughter of Ares who was one of the queens of the Amazons. She was kidnapped and married by Theseus.
Medieval Slavic form of MILICA.
Brazilian variant of ADEMAR.
From the Old Norse name Kári meaning "curly, curved".... Read
Means "decisive" in Arabic, derived from حسم (hasama) meaning "to sever, to finish, to decide".... Read
From a Welsh place name meaning "great hill".
From a surname that was derived from the name of the River Conwy, which possibly means "holy water" in Welsh.... Read
Probably a Latinized form of a Germanic name with a first element deriving from ger "spear". Saint Gervasius was an early martyr from Milan whose remains were discovered in the 4th century.... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic عزيز (see AZIZ).... Read
Bulgarian, Macedonian and Romanian form of GABRIEL.... Read
Lithuanian variant of WALDEMAR.
Archaic Italian form of FREDERICK.
Means "for God" in Hebrew. This was the name of a king briefly mentioned in Proverbs in the Old Testament. In the Book of Mormon it is the name of a son of Lehi and Sariah. It is also borne by the hero of Jonathan Swift's novel 'Gulliver's Travels' (1726).... Read
Anglicized form of Donnchadh (see DUNCAN).
Italian form of Laurus (see LAURA).
Slovene form of BARTHOLOMEW.
Means "majesty, dignity" in Arabic.
From the English word prince, a royal title, which comes ultimately from Latin princeps. This name was borne by the American musician Prince Rogers Nelson (1958-2016), who is known simply as Prince.... Read
Latinized form of HUBERT.
Means "peaceful, modest" in Karelian Finnish.
Means "yearning" in Turkish.
Catalan and Occitan form of Iohannes (see JOHN).
Alternate transcription of Bulgarian Йордан (see YORDAN).... Read
Welsh form of CARATACOS. This is the name of several figures in Welsh history and legend, including a 6th-century king of Gwent and a Knight of the Round Table in Arthurian romance.... Read
From an English occupational surname meaning "maker of books". A famous bearer was Booker T. Washington (1856-1915), an African-American leader.... Read
From the title Genghis (or Chinggis) Khan, meaning "universal ruler", which was adopted by the Mongol Empire founder Temujin in the late 12th century. Remembered both for his military brilliance and his brutality towards civilians, he went on to conquer huge areas of Asia and Eastern Europe.... Read
Feminine form of FEN (2).
Modern Scandinavian form of HERLEIFR.
Turkish form of ZULFIQAR.
Means "God exists" in Urhobo.
Czech form of MATTHIAS (via Hungarian Mátyás).... Read
From an English surname that denoted one who lived near a brook.... Read
Short form of names ending with lina.
German form of CHRISTOPHER.
Means "evening" in Greek. This was the name of the personification of the Evening Star (the planet Venus) in Greek mythology.... Read
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
Means "wise" in Arabic. In Islamic tradition البصير (al-Basir) is one of the 99 names of Allah.... Read
Means "rose" in Polish. It is a cognate of ROSA (1).... Read
From Kikuyu ngũi meaning "song leader". This is one of Mumbi's nine daughters in the Kikuyu origin legend.... Read
Roman name that was possibly of unknown Etruscan origin, but could also be derived from the name of the god HERMES. In Roman legend this was the name of a companion of Aeneas.... Read
Azerbaijani feminine form of ULVİ.
Dutch form of the Late Latin name Servatius, derived from servatus "saved, redeemed". This was the name of a 4th-century saint who helped spread Christianity to the Low Countries.... Read
From Sino-Vietnamese 院 (viện) meaning "courtyard, institution".... Read
Means "son" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit पुत्र (putra).... Read
Means "brilliance, radiance, splendour" in Arabic.
Turkish form of RAABI'A or RABI'A.
Roman family name that was derived from Latin maximus "greatest". Saint Maximus was a monk and theologian from Constantinople in the 7th century.... Read
An invented name, using the popular den suffix sound found in such names as Braden, Hayden and Aidan. It is sometimes considered a derivative of the surname PADDON.... Read
Means "image, likeness, reflection" in Sanskrit.
Derived from Turkmen anna "Friday" and gül "flower, rose".... Read
Means "little pale green one", derived from Irish odhra "pale green, sallow" combined with a diminutive suffix.... Read
Means "empress" in Spanish.
Spanish and Italian form of CORNELIUS.
Masculine form of LEOCADIA.
Old Germanic form of LEOPOLD.
Biblical Hebrew form of OBADIAH.
From Greek Ιακχος (Iakchos), derived from ιαχω (iacho) meaning "to shout". This was the solemn name of the Greek god Dionysos as used in the Eleusinian mysteries.... Read
Feminine form of ALF (1).
Serbian and Croatian form of SPYRIDON, as well as an alternate transcription of the Greek name.... Read
Finnish and Portuguese form of MATTHIAS.
Medieval Slavic form of CZCIBOR.
Spanish and Catalan form of VICTOR.
Means "learned, knowing, expert" in Arabic.
Means "favour of the people" from the Slavic elements lyudu "people" and milu "gracious, dear". Saint Ludmila was a 10th-century duchess of Bohemia, the grandmother of Saint Václav. She was murdered on the orders of her daughter-in-law Drahomíra.... [more]... Read
From Latin rex "king". It has been used as a given name since the 19th century.... Read
Hungarian form of ABIGAIL.
Spanish and Portuguese form of CAMILLUS.