From Chinese 桂 (guì) meaning "laurel, cassia, cinnamon" combined with 英 (yīng) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero". This name can be formed from other character combinations as well.
Old Germanic form of MANFRED.
Means "rouser, stimulator" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a Hindu sun god, sometimes identified with Surya.... Read
Hungarian and Slovene feminine form of JOSEPH.
Alternate transcription of Arabic طيّب (see TAYYIB).... Read
Scandinavian, German, Polish and Slovene form of OSCAR. A famous bearer was Oskar Schindler (1908-1974), who saved over 1,000 Polish Jews during World War II.... Read
Form of TATIANA in several languages.
Old Norse form of DAGFINN.
Means "close friend", derived from Persian یاران (yaran).... Read
Ukrainian and Esperanto form of PETER.
From an occupational surname that meant "candle seller" in Middle English, ultimately from Old French.... Read
Hungarian form of GISELLE.
Hungarian and Finnish diminutive of SAMUEL.
Means "honest, virtuous" in Arabic.
Means "flower, rose" in Urdu and Pashto, ultimately from Persian.... Read
Possibly means "God destroys" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the father of Rebecca.... Read
Latinate form of MIRABELLE.
English form of the Late Latin name Franciscus meaning "Frenchman", ultimately from the Germanic tribe of the Franks, who were named for a type of spear that they used. This name was borne by the 13th-century Saint Francis of Assisi, who was originally named Giovanni but was given the nickname... Read
Hebrew and Dutch form of NOAH (1).
Dutch form of KATHERINE, used especially in Flanders.... Read
German form of CHRISTOPHER.
Means "gold mouth" in Georgian.
Old Germanic form of SIGMUND.
Means "glory, might" in Turkish.
Means "light, bright" in Persian.
Original Latin form of BENEDICT, as well as the modern Dutch form.... Read
Usual English spelling of ÇAĞATAY.
Old East Slavic form of VLADIMIR.
Means "the cool breeze" from Hawaiian ke, a definite article, and anu "coolness". This name is now associated with Canadian actor Keanu Reeves (1964-).... Read
French feminine form of DORIAN.
Ancient Greek form of ALCYONE.
French form of Maximilianus (see MAXIMILIAN).
Means "green" in Irish Gaelic.
Modern Greek transcription of TRYPHON.
From the Late Latin name Fidelis meaning "faithful". A famous bearer was revolutionary leader Fidel Castro (1926-2016), the former president of Cuba.... Read
Means "freedom" in Tumbuka.
From a Scottish surname that was possibly derived from the name of the island of Bute.... Read
From an old Slavic name that meant "trick, stratagem", from pre "over" and mysli "thought, idea". This was the name of the founder of the Přemyslid dynasty, which ruled Bohemia from the 9th to the 14th century.... Read
Derived from the Old English elements wulf "wolf" and noð "boldness, daring". This name became rare after the Norman Conquest.... Read
From Sino-Korean 昰 (ha) meaning "summer, name" combined with 昀 (yun) meaning "sunlight". Other hanja character combinations are possible.... Read
Spanish form of Radulf (see RALPH).
From Yiddish גוט (gut) meaning "good".... Read
Original Latin form of PLINY.
Form of CLOPAS used in several versions of the New Testament.... Read
Means "most holy", composed of the Cretan Greek elements αρι (ari) "most" and αδνος (adnos) "holy". In Greek mythology, Ariadne was the daughter of King Minos. She fell in love with Theseus and helped him to escape the Labyrinth and the Minotaur, but was later abandoned by him. Eventually she... Read
From a surname meaning "cliff" in Old English, originally belonging to a person who lived near a cliff.... Read
Means "truthful" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this was the name of a goddess, a wife of Shiva. After her death she was reborn as the goddess Parvati.... Read
Means "YAHWEH has helped" in Hebrew, derived from עָזַר ('azar) meaning "help" and יָה (yah) referring to the Hebrew God. This is the name of many Old Testament characters including of one of the three men the Babylonian king ordered cast into a fiery furnace. His Babylonian name was Abednego.... Read
Finnish variant form of MARGARET.
Means "pearl" in Persian.
Possibly of Turkic origin meaning "bison".
Feminine form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
Alternate transcription of Hebrew אַרְיֵה (see ARIEH).... Read
Meaning unknown. This is the name of the Finnish god of the ocean, rivers and fishing.... Read
Meaning unknown. This was the name of a pre-Islamic Arabian goddess of the sun, identified with Shams.... Read
Finnish short form of ALEKSANTERI or ALEKSI, an Italian short form of ALESSANDRO, and a Spanish short form of ALEJANDRO or ALEJANDRA.... Read
From Zulu isibonakaliso meaning "sign, token, proof".... Read
Turkish form of UTHMAN. This was the name of the founder of the Ottoman Empire (14th century).... Read
Means "God provided for me" in Urhobo.
Short form of GEEVARGHESE.
Means "the eye" in Sanskrit.
Means "the only one" in Finnish. In the Finnish epic the 'Kalevala' this is the name of a girl who drowns herself when she finds out she must marry the old man Väinämöinen.... Read
From Sino-Vietnamese 垂 (thùy) meaning "let down, suspend, hang".... Read
Latinized form of the Greek name ‘Ιπποκρατης (Hippokrates) meaning "horse power", derived from the elements ‘ιππος (hippos) "horse" and κρατος (kratos) "power". This was the name of a 5th-century BC Greek doctor who is known as the Father of Medicine.... Read
From a Spanish surname, used as a given name in honour of the Jesuit priest Saint Francis Borja (1510–1572). The surname, also spelled Borgia, is derived from the name of a Spanish town, ultimately from Arabic بُرْج (burj) meaning "tower".... Read
Russian and Armenian form of ALEXANDER. This name was borne by the 19th-century Russian poet Aleksandr Pushkin.... Read
Bulgarian variant form of DANIEL.
Dutch form of Martinus (see MARTIN).
Means "queen" in Sanskrit.
Limburgish short form of ADOLF.
Greek form of an Aramaic name. In Acts in the New Testament the byname Barnabas was given to a man named Joseph, a Jew from Cyprus who was a companion of Paul on his missionary journeys. The original Aramaic form is unattested, but it may be from בּר נביא (bar... Read
Means "brilliant, splendid" in Arabic.
Bulgarian, Macedonian and Serbian form of CHRISTINA.... Read