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.
Germanic form of WIELAND.
Old Germanic form of CLOTILDE.
Derived from the Germanic elements ermen meaning "whole, universal" and gard meaning "enclosure".... Read
From Lithuanian mantus meaning "intelligent". Herkus Mantas was a 13th-century Prussian hero who fought against the Teutonic Knights.... Read
German variant form of GERARD.
Russian form of MIECZYSŁAW.
Alternate transcription of Armenian Խաժակ (see KHAZHAK).... Read
German short form of ELISABETH.
Means "of Rome" in Latin. In Roman legend Romulus and Remus were the founders of the city of Rome.... Read
Means "horned" in Celtic. This was the name of the Celtic god fertility, animals, wealth, and the underworld. He was usually depicted having antlers, and was identified with the Roman god Mercury.... Read
Hungarian form of EDWARD.
Welsh short form of THOMAS.
Means "star" in Greenlandic.
Alternate transcription of Serbian Слађана (see SLAĐANA).... Read
Spanish variant of VALERIUS.
From the Latin name of the island of Britain, in occasional use as an English given name since the 18th century. This is also the name of the Roman female personification of Britain pictured on some British coins.... Read
Medieval diminutive of MARTHA.
Derived from the Old English elements beorht "bright" and ric "power, rule".... Read
Original Latin form of PATRICK.
Hungarian form of Fabianus (see FABIAN).
Form of PRISCILLA used in the Greek New Testament.
Romanian form of CORNELIUS.
French feminine form of CAELESTINUS.
Derived from the Germanic elements hros "horse" and mund "protection". The Normans introduced this name to England. It was subsequently influenced by the Latin phrase rosa munda "pure rose". This was the name of the mistress of Henry II, the king of England in the 12th century. She was possibly... Read
Meaning unknown, probably of Aramaic origin. In the New Testament this is the name of the Jewish high priest who condemns Jesus.... Read
Slovene form of THADDEUS.
Danish and Norwegian short form of JØRGEN.
Dutch diminutive of MARIA.
Tamil and Malayalam form of GOPINATHA.
Form of Mattityahu (see MATTHEW) used in the English Old Testament, where it belongs to a few minor characters.... Read
Modern Greek transcription of TRYPHON.
Possibly means "half moon" in Mayan. This is the name of an island on Lake Pátzcuaro in Mexico.... Read
Alternate transcription of Bulgarian Кръстьо (see KRASTYO).... Read
Dutch short form of THOMAS.
Means "Candlemas" in Spanish, ultimately derived from Spanish candela "candle". This name is given in honour of the church festival of Candlemas, which commemorates the presentation of Christ in the temple and the purification of the Virgin Mary.... Read
Old Germanic form of WOLFRAM.
Catalan form of NARCISSUS. This is also the Catalan word for the narcissus flower.... Read
Possibly a Romanian masculine form of ALINA. Alternatively it may derive from Romanian alina "to soothe".... Read
Possibly from the Finnish happy exclamation eijaa.
Medieval Slavic form of SOBIESŁAW.
Hungarian diminutive of GISELLE.
Portuguese form of Ambrosius (see AMBROSE).
Bosnian form of SABAH UD-DIN.
Feminine form of EVANGELOS.
From Sino-Korean 藝 (ye) meaning "art, talent, craft" combined with 俊 (jun) meaning "talented, handsome", as well as other hanja combinations.... Read
Diminutive of BOGDAN or SLOBODAN.
Late Latin name derived from Latin eligere "to choose". The 7th-century Saint Eligius is the patron saint of metalworkers.... Read
Combination of ANNA and MIEKE.
Latinate form of JEANNINE.
Old Germanic form of REINHILD.
From Japanese 二 (ji) meaning "two" and 郎 (rou) meaning "son". This was traditionally a name given to the second son. Other combinations of kanji characters can also be possible.... Read
From the Turkish name for the Nile River, derived from Greek Νειλος (Neilos), possibly of Semitic origin meaning "river".... Read
From Japanese 晴 (haru) meaning "clear weather", 遥 (haru) meaning "distant, remote" or 春 (haru) meaning "spring" combined with 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.... Read
Basque and Galician form of XAVIER.
From Sino-Korean 志 (ji) meaning "will, purpose, ambition" or 智 (ji) meaning "wisdom, intellect" combined with 旼 (min) meaning "gentle, affable", 敏 (min) meaning "quick, clever, sharp" or 珉 (min) meaning "jade, stone resembling jade". Other hanja character combinations are possible.... Read
Short form of HONORA or ELEANOR. Henrik Ibsen used it for a character in his play 'A Doll's House' (1879).... Read
Originally a diminutive of names containing the Slavic element boji meaning "battle".... Read
Derived from a Persian word meaning "leader, dignitary".... Read
Ancient Greek form of GREGORY.
Derived from the Germanic element ger meaning "spear" combined with lind meaning "soft, tender, flexible".... Read
From the Hebrew name שָׁאוּל (Sha'ul) meaning "asked for, prayed for". This was the name of the first king of Israel, as told in the Old Testament. Before the end of his reign he lost favour with God, and after a defeat by the Philistines he was succeeded by David... Read
Form of JONATHAN and JEHONATHAN used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.... Read
From a surname that was derived from the names of several English towns. The town names mean variously "willow town", "well town" or "town on the River Wylye" in Old English. The river name is itself of Celtic origin, possibly meaning "tricky".... Read
Old English form of EDGAR.
Means "touched" or "painted" in Persian.
Portuguese form of VALKYRIE.
From Lithuanian rugys meaning "rye".
From Persian گوهر (gohar) meaning "jewel, gemstone".... Read
Low German diminutive of HENRIKE or HEINRICH.
Means "I was given" in Tswana.
From a surname that was originally derived from a place name meaning "settlement by a cliff" in Old English.... Read
Old Norse form of FRITJOF.
Modern Greek form of GREGORY.