Spanish, Czech, Slovak and Icelandic form of BENJAMIN.
Old Norse form of MAGNHILD.
Old English name composed of the elements æðel "noble" and flæd "beauty". Æðelflæd was a 10th-century queen of Mercia.... Read
Means "inspiration" in Turkish.
Short form of NKECHINYERE.
Variant and Dutch form of QUENTIN.
Spanish and Portuguese form of EDWARD.
Means "plane tree" in Turkish (genus Platanus), derived from Persian چنار (chenar).... Read
Spanish variant form of WALTER.
Portuguese form of Bonifatius (see BONIFACE).
Icelandic form of HALLBJǪRN.
Danish short form of MARINA.
Hungarian feminine form of AURELIUS.
Derived from Arabic حُسْن (husn) meaning "beauty, excellence, goodness".... Read
Hungarian variant of the Turkic name Mundzuk, possibly from mončuq meaning "jewel, bead". This was the name of Attila the Hun's father.... Read
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and stan "stone".... Read
German and Dutch diminutive of ELISABETH.
Latvian feminine form of RENATUS.
Means "will, freedom" in Russian.
Croatian short form of PAVAO.
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "thorn clearing" in Old English.... Read
From an English surname meaning "son of EMERY". The surname was borne by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), an American writer and philosopher who wrote about transcendentalism.... Read
Finnish form of MAGDALENE.
Short form of ALEKSANDËR.
From the name of the religion, derived from Arabic إسلام (Islam) meaning "submission (to God)".... Read
From the Slavic element milu meaning "gracious, dear", originally a diminutive of names that began with that element.... Read
Invented name, probably modeled on TAMIKA and influenced by TANYA.... Read
Means "servant of the praiseworthy" from Arabic عبد ال ('abd al) meaning "servant of the" combined with حَمِيد (hamid) meaning "praiseworthy". This was the name of two sultans of the Ottoman Empire.... Read
Short form of NIKOLAS, NIKOLAOS, NIKOLAJ or NIKOLA (1).... Read
Means "dawn" in Hungarian.
Latinized form of the Greek Αστραια (Astraia), derived from Greek αστηρ (aster) meaning "star". Astraea was a Greek goddess of justice and innocence. After wickedness took root in the world she left the earth and became the constellation Virgo.... Read
Turkish form of MUHAMMAD. This name was borne sultans of the Ottoman Empire (with the older form Mehmed).... Read
Italian and Spanish form of ARTEMIOS.
Derived from French océan meaning "ocean".
Combination of CHERYL and the popular name suffix lyn.... Read
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi रञ्जित or रण्जीत or रणजित or रणजीत or रंजीत or रन्जित or Bengali রঞ্জিত (see RANJIT).... Read
From Sino-Vietnamese 雲 (vân) meaning "cloud".... Read
Probably a Hebrew form of LEANNE.
From a Scottish surname, originally from various place names, which meant "village pasture" in Gaelic.... Read
Swedish variant of LISELOTTE.
Italian feminine form of RAYMOND.
Old Germanic form of WENDELIN.
Derived from Arabic الكاهِنة (al-Kahinah) meaning "the diviner, the fortuneteller". This was a title applied to the 7th-century Berber queen Dihya, who resisted the Arab expansion into North Africa.... Read
Polish form of NICODEMUS.
Means "strong, active" in Armenian.
From Sino-Korean 炳 (byeong) meaning "bright, luminous, glorious" combined with 浩 (ho) meaning "great, numerous, vast" or 昊 (ho) meaning "summer, sky, heaven". Other hanja character combinations are possible.... Read
Alternate transcription of Persian یوسف (see YUSEF) or Arabic يوسف (see YUSUF).... Read
Brazilian Portuguese form of OCTAVIA.
Meaning uncertain. This was the name of a 7th-century ruler of the Slavs, who established a kingdom including parts of modern Slovenia, Austria, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic. He was possibly of Frankish origin.... Read
Frisian and Limburgish form of PETER.
Means "ninth born child" in Akan.
From an English surname meaning "forest", originally belonging to a person who lived near a forest. In America it has sometimes been used in honour of the Confederate Civil War general Nathan Bedford Forrest (1821-1877). This name was borne by the title character in the movie 'Forrest Gump' (1994) about... Read
From Japanese 颯 (sou) meaning "sudden, sound of the wind" and 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big". This name can also be formed of other kanji combinations.... Read
Derived from Scottish Gaelic beatha meaning "life".... Read
Feminine form of WŁADYSŁAW.
Northern Sami form of MICHAEL.
Form of SIGMUND in which the first element is sigis, an older form of sigu. Saint Sigismund was a 6th-century king of the Burgundians. This was also the name of kings of Poland and a ruler of the Holy Roman Empire.... Read
Feminine form of DARSHAN.
Latinate form of JACINTHE.
Romanian and English form of LUCIANUS. Lucian is the usual name of Lucianus of Samosata in English.... Read
Means "sunshine" in Welsh.
Form of NABU used in the Old Testament.
Lithuanian form of STEPHEN.
Means "splendid, famous" in Greek. This was the name of one of the generals of Alexander the Great.... Read
From Slavic gojiti meaning "grow, heal, foster, nurture".... Read
From Phoenician Adonai meaning "lord". In Greek myth Adonis was a handsome young shepherd killed while hunting a wild boar. The anemone flower is said to have sprung from his blood. Because he was loved by Aphrodite, Zeus allowed him to be restored to life for part of each year.... Read
Latinized form of the Greek name Δαμοκλης (Damokles), which was derived from δαμος (damos) "the people", a Doric Greek variant of δημος (demos), and κλεος (kleos) "glory". In Greek legend Damocles was a member of the court of Dionysius the Elder, the king of Syracuse. Damocles expressed envy of the... Read
Diminutive or feminine form of CHARLES.
Means "little boot" in Latin. This was a nickname for the Roman emperor Gaius Caesar Germanicus given to him in his youth by his father's soldiers.... Read
Roman family name meaning "pig", derived from Latin porcus. Famous members of the family include the Roman statesmen Cato the Elder (Marcus Porcius Cato) and his great-grandson Cato the Younger (Marcus Porcius Cato Uticencis).... Read
Alternate transcription of Russian Таисия or Ukrainian Таїсія (see TAISIYA).... Read
Swedish and Norwegian and Swedish form of CHRISTINA.... Read
Old Norse form of HALVARD.
From Hebrew דָּלִיָּה (daliyyah) meaning "hanging branch".... Read
Germanic name derived from the elements manag "many" and wald "power, rule".... Read
Old English form of WYOT.
Derived from the Basque place name Etxeberria meaning "the new house". This was the surname of the Jesuit priest Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552) who was borne in a village of this name. He was a missionary to India, Japan, China, and other areas in East Asia, and he is the... Read