Italian feminine form of BERNARD.
Means "small army", derived from Arabic جند (jund) "army, soldiers".... Read
Italian and Spanish form of THEODOSIUS.
Romanian and French form of Constantinus (see CONSTANTINE).... Read
Hungarian form of RACHEL.
Means "made of the sea" in Esperanto.
Latinized form of Greek Αλκυονη (Alkyone), derived from the word αλκυων (alkyon) meaning "kingfisher". In Greek myth this name belonged to a daughter of Aeolus and the wife of Ceyx. After her husband was killed in a shipwreck she threw herself into the water, but the gods saved her and... Read
From an English surname, originally a place name, meaning "common clearing" in Old English.... Read
Portuguese form of CYNTHIA.
Spanish and Italian form of ISIDORE.
Probably from Greek μυλη (myle) meaning "mill". This was the name of a king of Laconia in Greek mythology.... Read
From the Roman family name Marinus, which derives either from the name MARIUS or from the Latin word marinus "of the sea".... Read
Dutch diminutive of FLOOR.
From an Irish surname derived from Mac Branain, which means "descendant of BRAN (1)".... Read
Italian form of KATYUSHA.
From Sino-Vietnamese 元 (nguyên) meaning "original, first".... Read
From a surname that was a variant of ELLIOTT.
Derived from the Old English elements wulf "wolf" and sige "victory".... Read
From Lakota tȟašuŋke meaning "his horse". This forms the first part of the name of Tasunka Witko (1840-1877), translated as Crazy Horse, a Lakota war leader.... Read
Bulgarian feminine form of JORDAN.
Feminine form of ALI (1).
Means "happy, successful" in Persian.
Hebrew form of ISAAC. This was the name of two recent Israeli prime ministers.... Read
Means "he guards" in Hebrew. This name is mentioned briefly in the Old Testament.... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic حسام (see HUSAM).... Read
Turkish variant of ATTILA.
Masculine form of CAOIMHE.
Means "lion" in Arabic. This was another name of Ali, the husband of Fatimah the daughter of the Prophet Muhammad.... Read
Kazakh and Tatar form of TAL'AT.
Masculine or feminine diminutive of WILLIAM. A notable bearer is the retired American baseball player Willie Mays (1931-).... Read
Combination of MARIE and LOUISE.
Latinized form of the Late Greek name ‘Ελλαδιος (Helladios), which was derived from ‘Ελλαδος (Hellados) meaning "of Greece". Saint Helladius was a 7th-century archbishop of Toledo.... Read
Derived from the Germanic elements ger "spear" and mund "protection".... Read
Possibly means "invincible" in Celtic. This was the name of a Briton goddess of victory who was invoked by Boudicca before her revolt.... Read
From Japanese 愛 (ai) meaning "love, affection" and 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens", as well as other character combinations.... Read
Derived from Hungarian bíbor meaning "purple".... Read
From the Old Norse name Alfarr, formed of the elements alfr "elf" and arr "warrior".... Read
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Floinn meaning "descendant of FLANN".... Read
From a surname that was derived from the Germanic given name GODEHARD.... Read
From the Old Norse name Ketill meaning "kettle, cauldron" (later also acquiring the meaning "helmet"). In old Scandinavian rituals the ketill was used to catch the blood of sacrificed animals.... Read
From the Old Norse name Arnþórr, derived from the element arn "eagle" combined with the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR).... Read
Finnish diminutive of SEBASTIAN.
From a surname, which was an Americanized form of the Dutch surname Jansen meaning "JAN (1)'s son".... Read
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
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of CELSUS.
Means "altar, mountain of God" in Hebrew. In the Hebrew Bible this word is applied to the altar in the temple in Jerusalem (Ezekiel 43:15).... Read
Slovene form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
Belarusian form of VLADIMIR.
From the Old Norse name Hjálmarr meaning "helmeted warrior" from the element hjalmr "helmet" combined with arr "warrior".... Read
Derived from Greek ευανθης (euanthes) meaning "blooming, flowery", a derivative of ευ (eu) "good" and ανθος (anthos) "flower". According to some sources, this was the name of the mother of the three Graces or Χαριτες (Charites) in Greek mythology.... Read
Diminutive of names beginning with the Slavic element rati meaning "war, battle".... Read
Italian form of Pompeius (see POMPEY).
Means "cheek" in Kurdish.
Spanish diminutive of MANUEL.
Form of JEPHTHAH used in the Latin Old Testament.
Modern Greek transcription of XENE.
French form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS). François Villon was a French lyric poet of the 15th century. This was also the name of two kings of France.... Read
Means "conqueror" in Arabic.
From an English surname that originally belonged to a person who lived near a dale or valley.... Read
Latin and Greek form of PASCAL.
Dutch form of Martinus (see MARTIN).
Combination of JEAN (1) and MICHEL.
Means "sunshine" in Welsh.
French feminine form of SILVANUS.
From Japanese 大 (dai) meaning "big, great" and 輔 (suke) meaning "help". Other kanji combinations are possible.... Read
Kazakh form of Temür (see TIMUR).
Means "ruler of Muka" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Shiva, given to him because he killed Muka, a demon in the form of a wild boar.... Read
From Japanese 康 (kou) meaning "peace" and 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big". Other kanji combinations are possible.... Read
Means "intention, aim" in Arabic.
Form of CAINAN used in the Greek Old Testament.
Anglicized form of ÓRFHLAITH.
Derived from Gaelic muir "sea" and cadh "warrior".
Polish, Czech and Slovak form of CORNELIUS.
Spanish and Italian form of ARSENIOS.
Means "pilgrim" in Hausa, a derivative of Arabic حَجِّي (hajji) meaning "pilgrimage, hajj".... Read
From a surname that was a variant of BARRETT.
From a surname that was derived from the Old English given name EALDWINE.... Read