Irish name derived from gall "stranger" and cabhair "help".
Italian form of BENJAMIN.
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
Alternate transcription of Persian فیروزه (see FIRUZEH).... Read
Hungarian short form of BERTALAN.
Feminine form of ELKANAH.
Hungarian and Irish Gaelic form of NORA (1).
Elaborated form of CAPRICE.
From an English surname meaning "noble, notable". The name can also be given in direct reference to the English word noble.... Read
Short form of BENEDIKTAS or BENJAMINAS.
Means "star" in Sanskrit. Tara is the name of a Hindu astral goddess, the wife of Brhaspati. She was abducted by Soma, a god of the moon, leading to a great war that was only ended when Brahma intervened and released her. This is also the name of a Buddhist... Read
Originally a Lowland Scots diminutive of JAMES. Since the late 19th century it has also been used as a feminine form.... Read
Portuguese form of Ambrosius (see AMBROSE).
English form of the Roman family name Antonius, which is of unknown Etruscan origin. The most notable member of the Roman family was the general Marcus Antonius (called Mark Antony in English), who for a period in the 1st century BC ruled the Roman Empire jointly with Augustus. When their... Read
Estonian form of MARGARET.
Romanian form of CHARALAMPOS.
Russian form of THEODORA.
Perhaps derived from Greek οδυσσομαι (odyssomai) "to hate". In Greek legend Odysseus was one of the Greek heroes who fought in the Trojan War. In the 'Odyssey' Homer relates Odysseus's misadventures on his way back to his kingdom and his wife Penelope.... Read
Form of FESTUS used in the Greek New Testament.
From the Hebrew name יִרְמְיָהוּ (Yirmiyahu) meaning "YAHWEH will exalt", from the roots רוּם (rum) meaning "to exalt" and יָה (yah) referring to the Hebrew God. This is the name of one of the major prophets of the Old Testament, the author of the Book of Jeremiah and the Book... Read
Feminine form of ARGYROS.
German form of LEONARD. Leonhard Euler was a Swiss mathematician who made many important contributions to calculus, number theory, geometry and theoretical physics.... Read
Galician form of Cyprianus (see CYPRIAN).
Russian form of ONESIMUS.
Italian masculine form of CARMEN.
Kazakh and Kyrgyz form of AYGÜL.
Anglicized form of GARBHÁN.
Slovene and Croatian form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).... Read
From Semitic ba'l meaning "lord" prefixing another word of uncertain meaning. This was the name of the supreme god worshipped in the Phoenician city of Carthage, alongside his consort Tanith.... Read
English form of RENÉ or RENÉE.
Turkish form of ZECHARIAH.
Means "all praise to God" in Igbo.
Portuguese and Catalan form of SILVIA.
Basque form of ALEXANDER.
Modern variant of MITHRA used as a feminine name. The true Modern Persian form of Mithra is in fact Mehr.... Read
Feminine form of Constantinus (see CONSTANTINE).
Greek form of Yamanu (see AMON).
Portuguese diminutive of MANUEL.
Basque variant form of JOHN.
Derived from Hungarian bíbor meaning "purple".... Read
Diminutive of INDIANA. This is the nickname of the hero of the 'Indiana Jones' movies, starring Harrison Ford.... Read
Combination of LUIS and ÁNGEL.
Form of MARK in several languages.
Means "myrtle tree" in Hebrew.
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a figure in Ganda mythology associated with forests and hunting.... Read
From the English word referring to the small fruit. It is ultimately derived from Old English berie. This name has only been in use since the 20th century.... Read
Derived from Latin melior meaning "better".
Possibly a variant of NEREO.
Derived from the Germanic elements heid "kind, sort, type" and ric "power, ruler".... Read
Derived from Finnish ilma "air" combined with a feminine suffix. In Finnish mythology Ilmatar was a semi-androgynous goddess of the heavens. She was the mother of Ilmarinen, Väinämöinen and Lemminkäinen.... Read
Old Germanic form of EMMELINE.
Medieval diminutive of BARTHOLOMEW.
Old French variant of MARCEL. A famous bearer of the surname was the French general François Séverin Marceau (1769-1796).... Read
Polish feminine form of IGNATIUS.
Means "honeycomb" and "honeysuckle" in Hebrew.
Derived from Greek αναξ (anax) meaning "master, lord" and αγορα (agora) meaning "assembly, marketplace". This name was borne by a 5th-century BC Greek philosopher.... Read
Means "God has come" in Yoruba.
Russian form of THEOPHYLAKTOS.
Means "united" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is the third son of Simeon.... Read
Portuguese diminutive of EDUARDO.
Old Germanic form of GILBERT.
Medieval English and Scottish form of NICHOLAS. This was the middle name of character in the novel 'Rob Roy' (1817) by Sir Walter Scott.... Read
Spanish and Portuguese form of AGATHA.
Derived from Greek επαφρος (epaphros) meaning "foamy". In the New Testament this is the name of one of Paul's co-workers.... Read
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of ERASMUS.
From a French and English surname, originally from a place name in Normandy, which was derived from Old French la mare meaning "the pool".... Read
From Chinese 夏 (xià) meaning "summer, great, grand", 霞 (xiá) meaning "rosy clouds", or other characters that are pronounced similarly.... Read
Portuguese form of CUSTODIO.
Lithuanian form of EDMUND.
From a Welsh surname meaning "son of MADOC". It was brought to public attention when the actress Angelina Jolie gave this name to her adopted son in 2002.... Read
French feminine form of JOEL.