Derived from Irish gobha meaning "smith". This was the name of the Irish smith god, a provider of weapons for the Tuatha De Danann. He was also skilled at brewing beer.
Means "master of the world" from Sanskrit जगत् (jagat) meaning "world" and नाथ (natha) meaning "master". This is a title of the Hindu gods Vishnu and Krishna.... Read
Derived from Greek μελαινα (melaina) meaning "black, dark". This was the name of a nymph in Greek mythology.... Read
Lithuanian form of THADDEUS.
Lithuanian form of SIMON (1).
German feminine form of CAROLUS.
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 정훈 (see JEONG-HUN).... Read
Means "elite, prime, cream" in Arabic.
Slovene diminutive of ALENA.
Medieval Italian name meaning "born well".
Slovene feminine form of CLAUDIUS.
Old Turkic form of BENDEGÚZ.
German form of Iudocus (see JOYCE).
Alternate transcription of Hebrew זְאֵב (see ZEEV).... Read
From Σεθ (Seth), the Greek form of Egyptian Swtkh (reconstructed as Sutekh), which possibly means "pillar" or "dazzle". Seth was the Egyptian god of chaos and the desert, the slayer of Osiris. Osiris's son Horus eventually defeats Seth and has him banished to the desert.... Read
Means "powerful" in Mayan. This is the name of the Maya god of lightning. He was sometimes depicted with one of his legs taking the form of a serpent.... Read
Means "wave" in Icelandic.
Ancient Greek form of HERODES.
Means "born of fire" in Gaelic. This was the name of the first king of the Scots and Picts (9th century). It is often Anglicized as Kenneth.... Read
Turkish feminine form of SHARIF.
Means "ascent" in Hebrew, a derivative of עָלָה ('alah) meaning "to ascend, to climb". This is also a Hebrew word referring to immigration to Israel.... Read
From the Old Norse name Yngvildr, derived from the name of the Norse god YNGVI combined with hildr "battle".... Read
Latinized form of Greek Αληκτω (Alekto), which was derived from αληκτος (alektos) "unceasing". This was the name of one of the Furies or Ερινυες (Erinyes) in Greek mythology.... Read
Modern Greek form of NIKE.
Meaning unknown. Menes was an Egyptian king who united Upper and Lower Egypt around 3000 BC. He is also known as Narmer; Menes was probably his funeral name.... Read
Serbian, Croatian, Slovene and Macedonian form of Natalia (see NATALIE).... Read
Means "found" in Bulgarian.
Welsh form of MAURICE. This was the name of a few early Welsh kings.... Read
Means "ancestor" in Turkish.
Estonian and Slovene form of CHRISTIAN.
Means "secret" in Hebrew.
Derived from Greek νικη (nike) meaning "victory". This was the name of an Athenian general who fought in the Peloponnesian war.... Read
Feminine form of RADOSLAV.
Spanish and Portuguese form of ISHMAEL. This is also the form used in the Greek Old Testament.... Read
Means "doe, female deer, gazelle". It is taken from the Hebrew phrase אַיֶלֶת הַשַׁחַר ('ayelet hashachar), literally "gazelle of dawn", which is a name of the morning star.... Read
French feminine form of MARCELLINUS.
Medieval diminutive of LAURENCE (1).
Spanish form of JONATHAN, as well as a Scandinavian and German variant form.... Read
Derived from the Germanic elements fara "journey" and wald "power, leader, ruler".... Read
Means "sweet man" in Yiddish.
Diminutive of BOGDAN or BOŽIDAR.
From the Old Norse name Arnviðr, derived from the elements arn "eagle" and viðr "tree".... Read
Means "lion of God, hero" in Hebrew. This was the name of a son of Gad in the Old Testament.... Read
From a surname that was originally derived from Occitan garric meaning "oak tree grove".... Read
Derived from Latin amanda meaning "lovable, worthy of love". Saint Amandus was a 5th-century bishop of Bordeaux. It was also borne by a 7th-century French saint who evangelized in Flanders.... Read
From Japanese 孝 (takashi) meaning "filial piety", 隆 (takashi) meaning "noble, prosperous" or 崇 (takashi) meaning "esteem, honour, venerate", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations that result in the same pronunciation.... Read
From a surname that was a variant of OSBORN.
From the name of the River Alwen in Wales.
Diminutive of YANN or YANNA (2).
From the Latin name Epiphanius, which was from the Greek name Επιφανιος (Epiphanios), itself derived from the Greek word επιφανεια (epiphaneia) meaning "appearance, manifestation". This name was borne by a few early saints. It is associated with the event known in English as the Epiphany (Spanish Epifanía, Italian Epifania, Latin... Read
Means "favourite" in Turkish.
Romanian, Macedonian and Georgian form of PETER.
Portuguese form of FERDINAND. This name was borne by the Portuguese explorer Fernão de Magalhães (1480-1521), better known in English as Ferdinand Magellan.... Read
Czech form of Natalia (see NATALIE).
Means "excellent" in Finnish.
Derived from the Old English elements ceol "keel" and mund "protection".... Read
Possibly a Frisian short form of WALTER.
Old Norse name meaning "Thor's protection", from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with bjǫrg "help, save, rescue".... Read
From the older English name Dederick, which was in origin a Low German form of THEODORIC. It was imported to England from the Low Countries in the 15th century.... Read
Bulgarian, Macedonian and Greek form of PAULINA.
French feminine form of ALDO.
Derived from the Germanic element ag, which means "edge of a sword".... Read
Form of JEDIDAH used in the Latin Old Testament.
Form of DOMINIC used in various languages.
Means "precious, valuable" in Arabic.
Means "fifth born child" in Akan.
Means "God is worthy to be praised" in Yoruba.
Form of CAIN used in the Greek Old Testament.
From Greek Μηδεια (Medeia), possibly derived from μηδομαι (medomai) "to think, to plan". In Greek mythology Medea was a sorceress from Colchis (modern Georgia) who helped Jason gain the Golden Fleece. They were married, but eventually Jason left her for another woman. For revenge Medea slew Jason's new lover and... Read
Italian form of NATHANAEL.
Means "the end" in Basque. This is also the name of a mountain and a village in the Basque region of Spain.... Read