Germanic name composed of the elements aljan "strength, power" and hari "army, warrior".
Medieval diminutive of MARTHA.
Means "rose" in Hungarian. It is a cognate of ROSA (1).... Read
Means "born during the rainy season", from Luhya ifula meaning "rainy season".... Read
Latvian form of CHRISTIAN.
Means "cornstalk" in Shawnee. This was the name of an 18th-century Shawnee chief.... Read
Limburgish form of CHARLES.
Portuguese and Italian form of FIRMIN.
Means "fortune, good luck" in Arabic. This was the name of a successful military commander for the Muslims during the early years of Islam.... Read
Meaning unknown. In the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth, he was the lover of Blodeuwedd. He attempted to murder her husband Lleu Llaw Gyffes but was himself killed.... Read
Means "enthusiasm" in Finnish.
Italian and Portuguese form of ADRIAN.
Means "the crown came from over the sea" in Yoruba.... Read
Old Norse form of SOMERLED.
Croatian and Slovene form of GABRIEL.
Means "cantua flower" in Aymara (species Cantua buxifolia).... Read
From an English surname that was derived from the Germanic given name WILLIHARD (or the Old English cognate Wilheard).... Read
From a surname that was originally taken from a place name meaning "north wood" in Old English.... Read
From Turkish gök meaning "sky" and er meaning "brave man".... Read
Polish and Czech diminutive of JAN (1).
Feminine form of Clemens or Clementius (see CLEMENT).... Read
Low German diminutive of Germanic names containing the element win meaning "friend".... Read
German form of Iudocus (see JOYCE).
From the Old Norse name Ólaug, derived from the elements anu "ancestor" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".... Read
Form of UZZIEL used in the Latin Old Testament.
Means "AMON is foremost" in Egyptian. This was the name of four Egyptian pharaohs, including the founder of the 12th dynasty.... Read
Means "praiseworthy" in Arabic, from the root حَمِدَ (hamida) meaning "to praise". In Islamic tradition الحميد (al-Hamid) is one of the 99 names of Allah.... Read
Italian form of Paulus (see PAUL). Paolo Uccello and Paolo Veronese were both Italian Renaissance painters.... Read
From the surname Nowell (a variant of NOEL).
Irish short form of WILLIAM. It became popular in the United Kingdom in the 1980s, and elsewhere in Europe and the Americas after that.... Read
Latinized form of Greek Οννωφρις (Onnophris), derived from Egyptian Unn-nfr meaning "he who is good, he who is happy". This was an epithet of the god Osiris. It was later used by an Egyptian saint and hermit from the 4th or 5th century.... Read
Italian form of PETER. Piero della Francesca was an Italian Renaissance painter.... Read
Form of EHUD used in the Greek Old Testament.
Old Norse and Icelandic form of HALFDAN.
Yiddish diminutive of HIRSH.
Croatian, Slovene and Hungarian diminutive of KATHERINE.... Read
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 協 or 京 or 郷 or 杏 (see KYOU).... Read
Diminutive of CHARALAMPOS.
Alternate transcription of Arabic جعفر (see JAFAR).... Read
Finnish and Estonian short form of ELISABET or ELIISABET.... Read
Means "happy, successful" in Persian.
Means "moon-faced girl" from Khmer ចន្ទ (chan) "moon" and នារី (neari) "woman, girl".... Read
Derived from Celtic taran meaning "thunder", cognate with Þórr (see THOR). This was the name of the Gaulish thunder god, who was often identified with the Roman god Jupiter.... Read
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi रञ्जित or रण्जीत or रणजित or रणजीत or रंजीत or रन्जित or Bengali রঞ্জিত (see RANJIT).... Read
Romanian form of Angelus (see ANGEL).
Hungarian form of CLEMENT.
Means "dawn" in Norwegian.
Serbian variant of MATIJA.
Combination of ANNA and lien (from names such as CAROLIEN).... Read
From the Old Norse name Fróði, which was derived from fróðr meaning "learned, wise".... Read
Meaning unknown, possibly an elaboration of INA.
Diminutive of names beginning with the Slavic element milu "gracious, dear".... Read
Archaic Italian form of FREDERICK.
Derived from Basque goiz "morning" and eder "beautiful".... Read
Means "flower" in Tamazight.
Italian form of Lanzo (see LANCE).
Lithuanian variant of WALDEMAR.
Means "feather" in Choctaw.
Derived from Basque argi "light" and eder "beautiful".... Read
Means "witness" in Arabic. In Islamic tradition الشاهد (al-Shahid) is one of the 99 names of Allah.... Read
Anglicized form of ODHRÁN.
Means "illustrious, noble" in Greek. This was the mother of Pentheus in Greek myth.... Read
Early variant of FILIBERT altered by association with Greek φιλος (philos) "friend, lover". This was the name of a 7th-century Frankish saint. Another famous bearer was Philibert de l'Orme (1510-1570), a French Renaissance architect.... Read
From an English surname that was from a place name meaning "mill town" in Old English. A famous bearer of the surname was John Milton (1608-1674), the poet who wrote 'Paradise Lost'.... Read
Variant of Ælfþryð (see ELFREDA).
Scandinavian form of RICMOD.
Variant of ZECHARIAH. This spelling is used in the King James Version of the Old Testament to refer to one of the kings of Israel (called Zechariah in other versions).... Read
From the Hebrew name Yehochanan, an extended form of Yochanan (see JOHN). It is borne by a few minor characters in the English Old Testament.... Read
Medieval Low German variant of MARTIN.
Medieval form of JULIAN. The author John Galsworthy used it for a character in his 'Forsyte Saga' novels (published between 1906 and 1922).... Read
Alternate transcription of Russian Юлий (see YULIY).... Read
Slovene and Croatian form of ISAAC.