Means "king of gods" from Sanskrit देव (deva) meaning "god" and राज (raja) meaning "king". This is another name of the Hindu god Indra.
Feminine diminutive of ANDON.
Spanish form of MELCHIOR.
From the Old Norse name Dagfinnr, which was composed of the elements dagr "day" and finnr "Sámi, person from Finland".... Read
Derived from Greek φως (phos) meaning "light" (genitive φωτος (photos)).... Read
Means "rejoice" in Shona.
Spanish and Portuguese form of ISHMAEL. This is also the form used in the Greek Old Testament.... Read
In the case of American author Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961), it is an Anglicized form of his mother's surname De Chiel, which is of unknown meaning.... Read
Possibly derived from Welsh mad "fortunate" combined with a diminutive suffix.... Read
Means "the world" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit भुवन (bhuvana).... Read
Means "maiden, virgin" in Finnish.
Means "faith", derived from Arabic امن (amuna) meaning "to be faithful".... Read
From an ancient Greek name that was derived from the name of the Greek goddess ARTEMIS.... Read
Portuguese form of Aegidius (see GILES).
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 영자 (see YEONG-JA).... Read
Derived from the Slavic elements bratu "brother" and milu "gracious, dear".... Read
Hungarian form of EDMUND.
Latinized form of the Greek name Αρχελαος (Archelaos), which meant "master of the people" from αρχος (archos) "master" and λαος (laos) "people". This was the name of a son of Herod the Great. He ruled over Judea, Samaria and Idumea.... Read
Spanish and Portuguese form of JUPITER.
Russian form of THEODORA.
Composed of the Gaelic element donn "brown" combined with dubh "dark" and a diminutive suffix.... Read
Means "sun hero" in Mongolian.
Danish and Norwegian form of CHRISTIAN.
Feminine diminutive of HENDRIK.
Traditional name for the moon, it literally means "having a hare" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form शशि and the feminine form शशी.... Read
Meaning unknown. In the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh mythology, Pwyll is a king of Dyfed who pursues and finally marries Rhiannon.... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic ثريّة or ثريّا (see THURAYYA).... Read
Persian form of the Avestan name Takhmaspa, which was derived from takhma "strong, brave, valiant" and aspa "horse". This name was borne by two Safavid shahs of Persia.... Read
Variant of QUENTIN, also coinciding with an English surname meaning "queen's town" in Old English.... Read
Czech feminine form of CLAUDIUS.
Italian and Portuguese form of CHRISTIAN. A famous bearer is Portuguese soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo (1985-).... Read
Spanish form of NICHOLAS.
From Latvian aina meaning "scene, sight".
From Sino-Korean 恩 (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" or 銀 (eun) meaning "silver, money", as well as other hanja characters that are pronounced in the same way. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name.... Read
Slovene, Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian form of DAMIAN.... Read
Means "steel" in Turkish.
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of BERNARD.
Medieval variant of ROSALIND.
From a surname that was originally from a place name meaning "gap between hills" in Old English.... Read
Russian and Bulgarian form of SAMUEL.
From Sanskrit गुरु (guru) meaning "teacher, guru" and दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".... Read
Polish diminutive of JAKUB.
German variant of MATHILDE.
Azerbaijani feminine form of ULVİ.
Brazilian Portuguese form of MONICA.
Alternate transcription of Arabic نجيب (see NAJIB).... Read
Persian form of Avestan Yima meaning "twin" (related to Sanskrit Yama). This was the name of a mythological king, more commonly called Jamshid.... Read
Portuguese and Icelandic form of IRIS.
Latinized form of Bréanainn (see BRENDAN).
Means "high moon" in Turkish.
Welsh form of MAXIMUS. Magnus Maximus (known as Macsen in Welsh) was a 4th-century co-ruler of the Western Roman Empire. In Wales he was regarded as the founder of several royal lineages. He appears in the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth.... Read
French form of JANUARIUS. Though now rare in France, it is more common in French-speaking parts of Africa.... Read
Old Norse form of STEINAR.
Hungarian form of BERNADETTE.
Danish diminutive of JAN (1).
Means "adorable" in Esperanto.
Derived from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and not "need".... Read
French form of HORTENSIA.
From a surname, an Americanized form of the German surname Brändle, ultimately from Old High German brant "fire".... Read
Portuguese and Spanish form of AMERIGO.
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name SHONDA.... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic سميرة (see SAMIRA (1)).... Read
Hungarian and Portuguese form of FELICIA.
Croatian and Slovene form of ALAN.
From Japanese 健 (ken) meaning "healthy, strong" or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.... Read
Dutch short form of HENDRIK.
From Sino-Korean 瑞 (seo) meaning "felicitous omen, auspicious" and 潤 (yun) meaning "soft, sleek", as well as other hanja character combinations.... Read
Derived from the Slavic elements cvetu "flower" and slava "glory".... Read
Alternate transcription of Amharic ወርቅነሽ (see WORKNESH).... Read
Italian form of HAMILCAR.
Hawaiian form of KATHERINE.
Czech, Slovak and Hungarian form of Caietanus (see GAETANO).... Read
From the English word amber that denotes either the gemstone, which is formed from fossil resin, or the orange-yellow colour. The word ultimately derives from Arabic عنبر ('anbar). It began to be used as a given name in the late 19th century, but it only became popular after the release... Read
From the name of the Dardani, an Illyrian tribe who lived on the Balkan Peninsula. Their name may derive from an Illyrian word meaning "pear". They were unrelated to the ancient people who were also called the Dardans who lived near Troy.... Read
Alternate transcription of Armenian Գեղարդ (see GEGHARD).... Read
Russian form of NICODEMUS.
French form of GUSTAV. This name was borne by the French artist Gustave Doré (1832-1883).... Read
From the English word meaning "friendship", ultimately deriving from Latin amicitia.... Read
From the name of the anemone flower, which derives from Greek ανεμος (anemos) "wind".... Read
Icelandic form of HERMAN.