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.
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of ALFRED.
Old Germanic form of ANSALDO.
Spanish diminutive of RODOLFO.
German form of Iudocus (see JOYCE).
Latinized form of DIOKLES.
Scandinavian form of Andreas (see ANDREW). A famous bearer was the Swedish physicist Anders Jonas Ångström (1814-1874).... Read
Old Germanic form of LUDOLF.
Means "cross" in Greek, referring to the cross of the crucifixion.... Read
Derived from the Germanic elements badu "fight, struggle" and wulf "wolf".... Read
Form of REBECCA used in various languages. It is also the form used in the Greek Old Testament.... Read
Anglicized form of EOGHAN.
Means "father has returned" in Yoruba.
Turkish feminine form of NADIR.
Short form of various Old English names containing the element heard meaning "brave, hardy".... Read
Alternate transcription of Hebrew אֵלָה (see ELA (3)).... Read
Variant of SOPHIE or a diminutive of SOPHIA.
Medieval English variant of Jehanne (see JANE). It was common in England and Scotland during the Middle Ages, but eventually became rare in England. It was reintroduced to the English-speaking world from Scotland in the 19th century.... Read
Means "waited for, awaited" in Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele and Swazi.... Read
From Sino-Korean 敏 (min) meaning "quick, clever, sharp" or 旼 (min) meaning "gentle, affable" combined with 俊 (jun) meaning "talented, handsome". Other hanja combinations are possible.... Read
Northern Indian form of SHIVA (1).
Short form of VALDEMARAS and other Lithuanian names containing the Germanic/Baltic element wald "rule".... Read
Means "boundless, entire" or "freedom, security" in Sanskrit. This is the name of an ancient Hindu goddess of the sky and fertility. According to the Vedas she is the mother of the gods.... Read
From the Old Norse name Jórunnr, derived from the elements jór "horse" and unna "love".... Read
Latin form of BRICE, probably ultimately of Gaulish origin.... Read
Ancient Avestan form of BAHRAM.
Old English form of WYBERT. This is also a continental Germanic cognate.... Read
Means "boundless, limitless" in Sanskrit.
Perhaps a variant of HAKIM.
Lithuanian cognate of WALDEMAR.
From Sino-Vietnamese 姮 (hằng) meaning "lady".... Read
Old Danish form of PREBEN.
Variant of WYN, sometimes used as a feminine form.
Roman family name of unknown meaning, possibly of Sabine origin. According to Roman legend, Titus Tatius was an 8th-century BC king of the Sabines who came to jointly rule over the Romans and Sabines with the Roman king Romulus.... Read
Derived from Latin melior meaning "better".
Means "trustworthy, reliable, loyal, perfect" in Arabic.... Read
Old Persian form of CAMBYSES.
Form of EMMANUEL in several languages.
Bulgarian form of VÁCLAV, via the Latinized form Venceslaus.... Read
Means "we trust" in Zulu.
Polish cognate of NADEZHDA, being the modern Polish word meaning "hope".... Read
Means "wealth returns" in Yoruba.
From Gyeücsa, possibly derived from a diminutive form of the Hungarian noble title gyevü or gyeü, itself from Turkic jabgu. This was the name of a 10th-century leader of the Hungarians, the father of the first king István.... Read
Anglicized form of MUIREADHACH or MURCHADH.
Alternate transcription of Persian یوسف (see YUSEF) or Arabic يوسف (see YUSUF).... Read
Means "they will do" in Hebrew. This was the name of a descendant of Bani in the Old Testament.... Read
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 三郎 (see SABUROU).... Read
Form of IMMANUEL used in the Latin Bible.
Derived from Sanskrit कर्ण (karna) meaning "ear". This is the name of the son of the Hindu sun god Surya and the goddess Kunti, who gave birth to him through her ear. He was a great warrior who joined the Kauravas to fight against his half-brothers the Pandavas, eventually becoming... Read
French variant of ALEXANDRA.
Italian and Spanish form of ELIGIUS.
Means "knife" in Apache. This was the name of a 19th-century chief of the Chiricahua Apache.... Read
Roman praenomen, or given name, meaning "tenth" in Latin.... Read
Short form of ANTTONI, ANTUN, and other related names.... Read
Alternate transcription of Hindi चिरंजीवी or Telugu చిరంజీవి (see CHIRANJIVI).... Read
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of BERNARD.
French, Romanian, Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian and Macedonian form of MARINUS.... Read
Means "virgin" in Arabic.
Old Germanic form of ERMELINDA.
Spanish form of SPYRIDON.
Meaning unknown. In Finnish mythology this is the name of a magical artifact (perhaps a mill) created by the smith god Ilmarinen.... Read
Modern Greek form of ALCMENE.
Roman praenomen, or given name, which meant "second" in Latin.... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic منى (see MUNA).... Read
Scottish Gaelic form of the Old Norse name EYSTEINN.... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic حيدر (see HAIDAR).... Read
From Sino-Vietnamese 秀 (tú) meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding".... Read
Modern Greek form of EUGENIA. It is also an alternate transcription of Russian Евгения (see YEVGENIYA) or Bulgarian Евгения (see EVGENIYA).... Read
From the older English name Dederick, which was in origin a Low German form of THEODORIC. It was imported to England from the Low Countries in the 15th century.... Read
Meaning unknown. This was an old Welsh name that was revived in the 19th century.... Read
Means "I am lucky" in Yoruba.
Greek form of HERACLEITUS.
Scottish diminutive of JACK.
Derived from the Germanic elements ger "spear" and frid "peace".... Read
Portuguese form of Angelus (see ANGEL).
Means "contempt" in Hebrew. This is the name of a son of ABRAHAM's brother Nahor in the Old Testament.... Read