Lithuanian variant of DARIUS.
Alternate transcription of Armenian Սարգիս (see SARGIS).... Read
From the English word, ultimately deriving from Old French tané, which means "light brown".... Read
Means "king of gods" from Sanskrit देव (deva) meaning "god" and राज (raja) meaning "king". This is another name of the Hindu god Indra.... Read
Ancient Greek personal name that was derived from the name of the Greek goddess ATHENA.... Read
Created by the Italian author Gabriele d'Annunzio for his novel 'La Figlia di Jorio' (1904). It is derived from Tuscan Italian ornello meaning "flowering ash tree".... Read
Means "song for me" in Hebrew.
From an English surname that was originally derived from a place name meaning "new town" in Norman French. As a given name it is chiefly British and Australian.... Read
Derived from the Germanic elements heid "kind, sort, type" and ric "power, ruler".... Read
Icelandic form of EINDRIDE.
Old English form of OSBORN.
Hungarian form of VINCENT. It is also used as a short form of BENEDEK.... Read
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.... Read
Italian and Portuguese form of CHRISTIAN. A famous bearer is Portuguese soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo (1985-).... Read
Lithuanian form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
Means "little wolf", derived from Gaelic fáel "wolf" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of an Irish saint who did missionary work in Scotland.... Read
Variant of JIN (using Wade-Giles transcription).
Means "immortal" in Sanskrit.
Greek form of Mattityahu (see MATTHEW).
Finnish form of GERTRUDE.
Finnish feminine form of HENRY.
Esperanto diminutive of WILLIAM.
Hungarian form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
Portuguese form of SILVIUS.
From Oromo leellisaa meaning "admirer".
Derived from Irish gobha meaning "smith". This was the name of the Irish smith god, a provider of weapons for the Tuatha De Danann. He was also skilled at brewing beer.... Read
Derived from the Slavic element miru meaning "peace" or "world".... Read
Diminutive of ALEKSANDRA.
Means "dark-skinned, swarthy" in Welsh.
Portuguese feminine form of TERTIUS.
Meaning unknown, possibly a Finnish form of a Scandinavian name.... Read
Possibly means "joined, attached" in Hebrew. As told in the Old Testament, Levi was the third son of Jacob and Leah, and the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of the Israelites, known as the Levites. This was the tribe that formed the priestly class of the Israelites. The... Read
Polish form of SEVERINUS.
Chechen and Ingush form of EVE.
Polish form of NICODEMUS.
Russian diminutive of YAKOV.
Means "cherry" in Turkish.
Shortened form of ADALHEIDIS.
Turkish feminine form of HANIF.
From the Hebrew name חִזְקִיָהוּ (Chizqiyahu), which means "YAHWEH strengthens", from the roots חָזַק (chazaq) meaning "to strength" and יָה (yah) referring to the Hebrew God. This name was borne by a powerful king of Judah who reigned in the 8th and 7th centuries BC. Also in the Old Testament,... Read
Medieval form of LETITIA.
Combination of SUDE and NAZ.
Derived from Hebrew לָבָן (lavan) meaning "white". In the Old Testament this is the name of the father of Rachel and Leah.... Read
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "fenced wood" in Old English.... Read
Alternate transcription of Hebrew אוֹרָה (see ORA (2)).... Read
Azerbaijani form of WAQAR.
Means "YAHWEH has judged" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is the fourth king of Judah, noted for having a generally peaceful and prosperous reign.... Read
Means "thunder" in Indonesian.
Portuguese form of ODILIA.
Diminutive of CORA. It was borne by Coretta Scott King (1927-2006), the wife of Martin Luther King.... Read
Danish short form of MARINA.
From a surname that was derived from the name of the town of Foulden in Norfolk, itself meaning "bird hill" in Old English.... Read
Derived from the Germanic element era "honour, respect" or hari "army" combined with hard "brave, hardy". In some cases it may be a variant of EBERHARD.... Read
Short form of WILLIAM. This spelling was first used in the 19th century. The change in the initial consonant may have been influenced by an earlier Irish pronunciation of the name. Famous bearers include basketball player Bill Russell (1934-), comedian Bill Cosby (1937-), American president Bill Clinton (1946-), and Microsoft... Read
Form of MARGARET in several languages.
From the Greek name Κοσμας (Kosmas), which was derived from κοσμος (kosmos) meaning "order, decency". Saint Cosmas was martyred with his twin brother Damian in the 4th century. They are the patron saints of physicians.... Read
Norwegian variant of SOLVEIG. It is also used as a short form of SILVIA.... Read
Roman form of Δαρειος (Dareios), which was the Greek form of the Persian name Dārayavahush, which was composed of the elements dâraya "to possess" and vahu "good". Three ancient kings of Persia bore this name, including Darius the Great who expanded the Achaemenid Empire to its greatest extent. His forces... Read
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia" and 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are possible.... Read
Spanish, Czech, Slovak and Icelandic form of BENJAMIN.... Read
Spanish and Portuguese form of CHARLES.
Serbian and Bulgarian form of SABAS.
From Chinese 桂 (guì) meaning "laurel, cassia, cinnamon" combined with 英 (yīng) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero". This name can be formed from other character combinations as well.... Read
From the name of a Hindu ritual in which offerings of lamps or candles are made to various gods, derived from Sanskrit आरात्रिक (aratrika).... Read
Means "of the Kosala people" in Sanskrit. Kosala was an ancient Indian kingdom that was at its most powerful in the 6th century BC. In Hindu legend Kausalya is the name of the mother of the hero Rama.... Read
Lithuanian form of PHILIP.
Irish name derived from gall "stranger" and cabhair "help".... Read
Means "ruler of the world" from Sanskrit जगत् (jagat) meaning "world" and ईश (isha) meaning "ruler". This is another name of the Hindu god Vishnu.... Read
Diminutive of JOSÉ MARÍA or JOSÉ MANUEL.... Read
Meaning unknown, possibly from Phrygian roots meaning either "stone" or "hair". This was the name of the Phrygian mother goddess associated with fertility and nature. She was later worshipped by the Greeks and Romans.... Read
German, Scandinavian, Dutch and Lithuanian form of Lucas (see LUKE).... Read
Feminine form of GRACIANO.
Italian form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).