European Portuguese form of APOLLONIA.
Spanish feminine form of CRESCENTIUS.
Portuguese form of DESIDERIO.
Means "beloved" in Hebrew.
Old Germanic form of BERTHOLD.
Means "charm, grace" in Finnish.
Means "evil spirit" in Avestan. In Persian mythology Angra Mainyu was the god of darkness, death and destruction, the enemy of Ahura Mazda.... Read
From Egyptian Nfrt-jytj meaning "the beautiful one has come". Nefertiti was a powerful Egyptian queen of the New Kingdom, the principal wife of Akhenaton, the pharaoh that briefly imposed a monotheistic religion centered around the sun god Aton.... Read
Portuguese form of DOROTHEA.
Polish form of ANASTASIA.
Turkmen form of Yosef (see JOSEPH).
From a Germanic name meaning "rule of the spear", from the elements ger meaning "spear" and wald meaning "rule". The Normans brought this name to Britain. Though it died out in England during the Middle Ages, it remained common in Ireland. It was revived in the English-speaking world in 19th... Read
Means "great" in Tagalog.
Means "small box, small chest" in Sanskrit.
From the Hebrew name עֵשָׂו ('Esaw), which possibly meant "hairy". In the Old Testament Esau is the elder of the twin sons of Isaac and Rebecca. Once when he was very hungry he sold his birthright to his twin Jacob for a bowl of stew. Later Jacob disguised himself as... Read
Italian cognate of ASUNCIÓN.
Medieval French form of STEPHEN.
Feminine form of BRANISLAV.
Ukrainian form of EUGENIA.
Polish form of JACQUELINE.
From Japanese 三 (sabu) meaning "three" and 郎 (rou) meaning "son". This was traditionally a name for the third son. Other kanji combinations are possible as well.... Read
Late Latin name that was a derivative of HONORIUS.
Bulgarian, Serbian and Macedonian form of COSMAS.
Bulgarian feminine form of EVANGELOS.
Feminine form of DIONYSIUS.
Russian form of METHODIUS.
Russian form of KATHERINE.
Latin name that was a derivative of Florentius (see FLORENCE).... Read
Derived from Greek ‘υπατος (hypatos) meaning "highest, supreme". Hypatia of Alexandria was a 5th-century philosopher and mathematician, daughter of the mathematician Theon.... Read
Portuguese feminine form of CUSTODIO.
Medieval Norwegian form of GEORGE.
Simply from the English word rain, derived from Old English regn.... Read
Combination of LOU and the popular name suffix ella.... Read
Feminine form of ALF (1).
Swedish and Norwegian form of MARGARET.
Biblical Hebrew form of HAGGITH.
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "shed town" in Old English.... Read
Derived from Thai สม (som) "worthy" and พร (phon) "blessing".... Read
Polish, Slovak and Slovene form of KARL.
Turkish form of ABU BAKR.
Means "one who yawns" in Apache. This was the real name of the Apache leader Geronimo (1829-1909), who fought against Mexican and American expansion into his territory.... Read
Brazilian Portuguese form of JONATHAN.
Latinate feminine form of STEPHEN.
Possibly means "son of pain" in Tupi. This is the name of the son of Iracema and Martim in the novel 'Iracema' (1865) by José de Alencar.... Read
From the Roman name Gratianus, which meant "grace" from Latin gratus. Saint Gratian was the first bishop of Tours (4th century). This was also the name of a Roman emperor.... Read
Means "praised" in Arabic, from the same root as Muhammad. This was the name of the first Muslim ruler of India (11th century). It was also borne by two Ottoman sultans.... Read
Combination of HEIDE and MARIE.
Derived from the Greek Πετρος (Petros) meaning "stone". This is a translation used in most versions of the New Testament of the name Cephas, meaning "stone" in Aramaic, which was given to the apostle Simon by Jesus (compare Matthew 16:18 and John 1:42). Simon Peter was the most prominent of... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic جاذبيّة (see JATHIBIYYA).... Read
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
Croatian form of NOAH (1), as well as a French variant.... Read
Diminutive of ALEKSANDRA, ALBINA, and other names beginning with Ал.... Read
Derived from Finnish ilma "air". Ilmarinen is an immortal smith in Finnish mythology, the creator of the sky and the magic mill known as the Sampo. He is one of the main characters in the Finnish epic the 'Kalevala'.... Read
Means "full-figured" in Arabic. The 7th-century Arabic poet Antara dedicated much of his poetry to a woman named Abla.... Read
Means "terebinth tree" in Hebrew. This was the name of the fourth king of Israel, as told in the Old Testament. He was murdered by Zimri, who succeeded him.... Read
Old Norse form of GUNHILD.
From Chinese 煌 (huáng) meaning "bright, shining, luminous" (which is usually only masculine) or 凰 (huáng) meaning "phoenix" (usually only feminine). Other Chinese characters are also possible.... Read
Derived from Serbian and Croatian sladak meaning "sweet".... Read
Combination of GIANNI and PIERO.
From Japanese 沙 (sa) meaning "sand" or 紗 (sa) meaning "thread, silk" with 也 (ya) meaning "also" or 耶 (ya), an interjection, combined with 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance" or 加 (ka) meaning "increase". This name can also be composed of other kanji combinations. It is often written using the hiragana... Read
Means "wise" in Arabic. In Islamic tradition البصير (al-Basir) is one of the 99 names of Allah.... Read
Means "ram" in Latin. This is the name of a constellation and the first sign of the zodiac. Some Roman legends state that the ram in the constellation was the one who supplied the Golden Fleece sought by Jason.... Read
Romanian form of ELIZABETH.
Means "I was given" in Tswana.
Possibly means "palm grove" in Hebrew or Aramaic. In the Old Testament this is the name of a son of Joktan. In modern times it is also used as a feminine name.... Read
Means "elevated, sublime, supreme" in Arabic.
Anglicized form of TADHG.
From an English surname that was originally derived from the medieval masculine name HILARY.... Read
Lithuanian cognate of WALDEMAR.
Turkish form of ASIM (1).
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and ric "power, rule".... Read
Medieval Spanish form of VASCO.
Possibly means "hound of Belenus" from the old Celtic element koun "hound" combined with the name of the god BELENUS. This was the name of a 1st-century king of southeast Britain.... Read
Modern Greek variant of PHOTIOS.
Azerbaijani form of ILHAM.
From a Scottish surname that was derived from the Old Norse given name Liulfr (which was derived in part from úlfr "wolf").... Read