Older Irish form of Donnchadh (see DUNCAN).
From a surname that was originally a shortened form of various Gaelic surnames beginning with Mac or Mc (from Gaelic mac meaning "son"). It is also used as a generic slang term for a man.... Read
From Latin Raguhel, a scriptural variant of REUEL. This appears in some versions of the Old Testament at Exodus 2:18 as another name of Jethro, while other translations use Reuel. This name is also borne by an archangel in the Book of Enoch.... Read
Italian form of Sabinus (see SABINA).
Italian feminine diminutive of COLUMBA. In traditional Italian pantomimes this is the name of a stock character, the female counterpart of Arlecchino (also called Harlequin). This is also the Italian word for the columbine flower.... Read
Croatian diminutive of STJEPAN.
Bosnian feminine form of AMAL (1).
Alternate transcription of Hebrew שׁוּלַמִּית (see SHULAMIT).... Read
Dutch variant of LAMBERT.
Means "ray of light" in Finnish.
From the Late Latin name Laetitia meaning "joy, happiness". This was the name of an obscure saint, who is revered mainly in Spain. It was in use in England during the Middle Ages, usually in the spelling Lettice, and it was revived in the 18th century.... Read
Italian feminine form of ITALUS.
Esperanto form of NICHOLAS.
Old Norse form of GUDMUND.
From Japanese 明日 (asu) meaning "tomorrow" and 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance", or from 飛 (asu) meaning "to fly" and 鳥 (ka) meaning "bird". Other kanji combinations can be possible as well.... Read
Derived from the Germanic elements bauga meaning "bend, flex" or "ring" and wulf meaning "wolf".... Read
Slovak diminutive of DAGMAR.
Welsh name, originally spelled Neirin, which possibly means "noble". This was the name of a 6th-century Welsh poet.... Read
Portuguese form of LUCIA.
German short form of NICHOLAS.
Means "ruin, destruction" in Hebrew. In Revelation in the New Testament this is another name of the angel of the abyss.... Read
Means "wetting, moistening" in Arabic. This was the name of a companion of the Prophet Muhammad.... Read
From the English meaning "talon, claw", ultimately derived (via Norman French) from Latin talus "anklebone".... Read
Spanish form of LOIS (1).
Polish form of ZECHARIAH.
Spanish and Hungarian form of IVAN.
From a surname that was originally from the name of a city in England, called Lindum Colonia by the Romans, derived from Brythonic lindo "lake, pool" and Latin colonia "colony". This name is usually given in honour of Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), president of the United States during the American Civil... Read
From Japanese 真 (shin) meaning "real, genuine" combined with 也 (ya) meaning "also", as well as other kanji combinations having the same pronunciation.... Read
Means "guidance" in Arabic.
Means "satisfaction" in Arabic.
Modern Irish form of FINTAN.
From a surname that was originally derived from a place name meaning "north town" in Old English.... Read
Diminutive of JAMES. A famous bearer was the rock musician Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970).... Read
Portuguese diminutive of ALEXANDRE.
Derived from Irish Gaelic brón meaning "sorrow". Saint Brónach was a 6th-century mystic from Ireland.... Read
Means "servant" or "worshipper" in Greek.
Romanian form of MENODORA.
Czech feminine form of BOGUMIŁ.
Hungarian form of OLIVER.
Finnish feminine form of JOSEPH.
Meaning unknown (possibly Phoenician in origin). This is another name of Dido, the legendary queen of Carthage.... Read
Italian and Portuguese form of CHRISTINA.
From an English surname, a variant of BROOK.
Derived from Old English cene "bold" and ric "power".... Read
Anglicized form of ELISEDD.
Ukrainian feminine form of BASIL (1).
French, Catalan and Welsh form of MARK.
Old Germanic form of DETLEF.
From the name of an old Armenian city, of unknown meaning. Now in eastern Turkey, in the 10th and 11th centuries it was the capital of the Kingdom of Armenia, though it was later abandoned and is now only ruins.... Read
Medieval form of PETER. This was the name of the main character in the 14th-century poem 'Piers Plowman' by William Langland.... Read
Georgian form of MADONNA.
Means "God first" in Urhobo.
Modern Greek variant of Ioannes (see JOHN).
Medieval Slavic form of VÍTĚZSLAV.
Short form of OSWALD, OSBORN, and other names beginning with a similar sound.... Read
Form of JAMILA used especially in Latin America.
Means "rust" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this name is mentioned as one of the wives of Asher.... Read
Means "mountaintop" in Turkish.
Portuguese form of CUSTODIO.
Diminutive of JOHN. A famous bearer is American actor Johnny Depp (1963-).... Read
Means "peace of the people" from the Germanic elements theud "people" and frid "peace".... Read
Icelandic form of CHRISTINA.
Alternate transcription of Armenian Լուսինե (see LUSINE).... Read
German short form of ARNOLD.
Old Norse form of GUNHILD.
Means "star blanket" in Cree. This was the name of an early 19th-century Cree chief.... Read