Derived from the Old English elements ealh "temple" and here "army".... Read
Derived from the Germanic element ger meaning "spear" combined with lind meaning "soft, tender, flexible".... Read
Means "friend" in Hebrew.
Brazilian Portuguese variant of CÉSAR.
Old Germanic form of BALDWIN.
From Japanese 静 (shizu) meaning "quiet" combined with 夏 (ka) meaning "summer" or 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance". Other kanji combinations are possible.... Read
Italian form of Ursus (see URS).
Means "river" in Welsh. This is a Welsh name of recent origin.... Read
Means "tulip" in Persian.
From the Latin Mercurius, probably derived from Latin mercari "to trade" or merces "wages". This was the name of the Roman god of trade, merchants, and travellers, later equated with the Greek god Hermes. This is also the name of the first planet in the solar system and a metallic... Read
Ukrainian form of ELIZABETH.
Turkish form of SALAH AL-DIN.
Originally a diminutive of BOŽIDAR and other names beginning with the Slavic element bozy meaning "divine".... Read
From Albanian bashkë meaning "together".
Portuguese diminutive of FELIPE.
From an English surname of uncertain origin.
Modern Hebrew transcription of NOGAH, usually used as a feminine name.... Read
Polish form of METHODIUS.
Derived from the Slavic elements bratu "brother" and milu "gracious, dear".... Read
French variant form of ADRIAN.
Combination of LUIS and ÁNGEL.
Means "flower" in Basque.
Possibly a Yiddish form of ESPERANZA. This is the name of Tevye's fourth daughter in the musical 'Fiddler on the Roof' (1964), based on the late 19th-century Yiddish stories of Sholem Aleichem.... Read
From the Germanic element bodo meaning "command, order".... Read
Derived from Turkmen aý "moon" and nabat "sugar".... Read
Masculine form of SAULĖ. This is also the Lithuanian form of SAUL.... Read
From Sino-Korean 宇 (u) meaning "house, eaves, universe" or 佑 (u) meaning "help, protect, bless" combined with 眞 (jin) meaning "real, genuine" or 鎭 (jin) meaning "town, market place". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.... Read
Means "future" in Old Norse. She was one of the three Norns, or goddesses of destiny, in Norse mythology. She was also one of the Valkyries.... Read
Old Slavic form of TIMOTHY.
Means "justice" in Persian. This was the name of a Yazata (or angel) in Zoroastrianism.... Read
Bulgarian form of MATTHEW.
Danish diminutive of BIRGITTA.
Means "relating to the sun" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a hymn dedicated to Savitr, a Hindu sun god, and it is also the name of his daughter. It is borne by several other characters in Hindu epics, including a wife of Brahma, a wife of Shiva, and... Read
Italian form of PARIS (1).
Diminutive of PETR or PETRA.
From the Germanic name Raganhar, composed of the elements ragin "advice" and hari "army". The Normans brought this name to England where it came into general use, though it was rare by the end of the Middle Ages.... Read
French feminine form of JOSEPH.
Old Norse and Icelandic form of BERGLJOT.
Means "worthless" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this term is used to refer to various wicked people. In the New Testament, Paul uses it as a name for Satan. In later Christian tradition Belial became an evil angel associated with lawlessness and lust.... Read
Scandinavian and Finnish form of LAURENCE (1).
Short form of VANESSA and other names ending in nessa.... Read
Kazakh and Tatar form of TAL'AT.
Derived from the Germanic element ant meaning "giant".... Read
Breton feminine form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
Alternate transcription of Hebrew צִלָּה (see TZILA).... Read
Feminine form of STYLIANOS.
Italian and Spanish form of THEKLA.
Ancient Roman form of JULIUS.
Original Gaelic form of DOUGLAS.
Nepali and Bengali form of VIVEK.
Possibly cognate with the Western Semitic god SHALIM. Shulmanu was an Eastern Semitic (Mesopotamian) god associated with battle.... Read
Latinate diminutive of ANNA.
Means "father has returned" in Yoruba.
Means "reincarnated one" in Kikuyu.
Means "good news" in Persian.
Scottish form of JOAN (1).
Means "happiness" in Sanskrit. This was the name of a 7th-century emperor of northern India. He was also noted as an author.... Read
Old Norse and Icelandic form of HALFDAN.
Russian form of SIMON (1).
Feminine form of STAVROS.
From a surname that was originally derived from a Scottish place name meaning "stream where does drink" in Middle English. A famous bearer of the surname was Scottish portrait painter Sir Henry Raeburn (1756-1823).... Read
Means "man, person, mortal" in Hebrew. He was a son of Seth and a grandson of Adam in the genealogies in Genesis in the Old Testament.... Read
Derived from the element mio, a Serbo-Croatian form of the Slavic element milu meaning "dear", combined with dragu meaning "precious".... Read
Serbian diminutive of OLGA.
Arabic, Turkish and Persian form of MOSES.
Dutch diminutive of ELEONORA.
French form of THERESA. It was borne by the French nun Saint Thérèse of Lisieux (1873-1897), who is regarded as a Doctor of the Church.... Read
French form of ANASTASIA.
Means "enlightened" in Turkish.