Icelandic form of INGEBORG.
German form of METHUSELAH.
Means "back of the neck" in Hebrew. Orpah is Naomi's second daughter-in-law in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament.... Read
Means "violet flower", derived from Greek ιον (ion) "violet" and ανθος (anthos) "flower". This was the name of an ocean nymph in Greek mythology.... Read
Esperanto form of GEORGE.
Late Latin name derived from Latin eligere "to choose". The 7th-century Saint Eligius is the patron saint of metalworkers.... Read
German and Scandinavian form of SUSANNA.
From a Germanic name derived from warin "guard" combined with hari "army".... Read
From Chinese 勇 (yǒng) meaning "brave" or 永 (yǒng) meaning "perpetual, eternal". This can also be a single-character Korean name, for example from the hanja 勇 meaning "brave". This name can be formed by other characters besides those listed here.... Read
Means "my secret is God" in Hebrew. This is the name of an archangel in Jewish tradition.... Read
Basque form of MAGDALENE.
Catalan form of Romanus (see ROMAN).
Possibly a Romanian masculine form of ALINA. Alternatively it may derive from Romanian alina "to soothe".... Read
Means "blessing" in Chewa.
Hungarian form of SIGMUND.
Means "violet flower" in Hebrew.
Means "rose lady" in Armenian.
Turkish form of RAABI'A or RABI'A.
Spanish and Portuguese form of PETER. This was the name of the only two emperors of Brazil.... Read
Modern Hebrew form of ISRAEL.
Means "invitation" in Turkish.
Feminine form of PETRONIUS.
Contracted form of ANANIAS. This was the name of one of the high priests of the Jews in the New Testament.... Read
Feminine form of ABHILASH.
Means "my lord is YAHWEH" in Hebrew. This is the name of one of King David's sons in the Old Testament. Though he was the eldest surviving son of David, he was passed over as heir to the throne in favour of Solomon.... Read
Means "we have been blessed" in Chewa.
Lithuanian form of ROBERT.
Means "he who knocks at the door" in Arabic. This is the Arabic name of the morning star. Tariq ibn Ziyad was the Islamic general who conquered Spain for the Umayyad Caliphate in the 8th century.... Read
From the title of the Virgin Mary, Stella Maris, meaning "star of the sea" in Latin. It can also be a combination of MARÍA and ESTELA.... Read
Form of SAUL used in the Greek Old Testament.
Germanic name composed of the elements leud "people" and hari "army".... Read
Means "settler" in Arabic. According to tradition, Adnan was an ancestor of the Prophet Muhammad and the northern Arabian tribes.... Read
From the Slavic element milu meaning "gracious, dear", originally a diminutive of names that began with that element.... Read
Catalan form of Clemens (see CLEMENT).
Meaning unknown, possibly of Persian origin.
Modern Greek form of HOMER.
German and Dutch diminutive of MARIA.
Roman cognomen meaning "charming" in Latin.
Croatian and Slovene form of JOSEPH.
Latinized form of IAPETOS. This is the name of one of Saturn's moons.... Read
Scandinavian diminutive of KATARINA.
From a surname that was originally from a place name meaning "Dudda's clearing" in Old English. The surname was borne by a British noble family.... Read
From a Scottish surname that was derived from the given name Bláán, which meant "yellow" in Gaelic. Saint Bláán was a 6th-century missionary to the Picts.... Read
Ancient Greek form of ALCYONE.
From the Old English name Wigstan, composed of the elements wig "battle" and stan "stone". This was the name of a 9th-century Anglo-Saxon saint. It became rare after the Norman Conquest, and in modern times it is chiefly known as the first name of the British poet W. H. Auden... Read
From a surname that was derived from the given name GODWINE.... Read
Latinized form of KLYTIË.
Derived from Old Norse unnr "to wave, to billow" or unna "to love".... Read
Italian feminine form of EDMUND.
Turkish form of MUHAMMAD. This name was borne sultans of the Ottoman Empire (with the older form Mehmed).... Read
Modern Greek form of AGAPITO.
Means "heavenly, from the sky" in Esperanto.
Hungarian form of GALLUS.
Russian and Ukrainian form of ANGELICA.
Old Slavic form of ESTHER.
Short form of DOMINYKAS or DOMANTAS.
From a medieval Italian name derived from bono "good" and accorso "haste, rush, help".... Read
From a French surname meaning "beautiful outlook".
From Sino-Korean 昰 (ha) meaning "summer, name" combined with 昀 (yun) meaning "sunlight". Other hanja character combinations are possible.... Read
Derived from Arabic ضياء (diya) meaning "splendour, light, glow". This was the name of a 14th-century Islamic Indian historian.... Read
Means "mystery" in Turkish.
Means "dot" in Slovene. This is the Slovene name for Pippi Longstocking, Pika Nogavička.... Read
Slovene and Croatian form of CLEMENTINA.
Biblical Hebrew form of ARIEL.
Alternate transcription of Hebrew יִצְחָק (see YITZHAK).... Read
Polish cognate of NADEZHDA, being the modern Polish word meaning "hope".... Read