Means "he knows" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Jada is a son of Onam.
Latin name meaning "just". This name was borne by at least eight saints.... Read
Feminine form of VYTAUTAS.
Derived from the Germanic elements hrod "fame" and heid "kind, sort, type" (see ROSE).... Read
From Scottish Máel Coluim, which means "disciple of Saint COLUMBA". This was the name of four kings of Scotland starting in the 10th century, including Malcolm III, who became king after killing Macbeth, the usurper who had murdered his father. The character Malcolm in Shakespeare's tragedy 'Macbeth' (1606) is based... Read
Anglo-Saxon cognate of FRIGG.
Bosnian form of ABD ALLAH.
Roman name derived from Latin hilaris meaning "cheerful". Alternatively, it could be derived from the Greek name ‘Ιλαρος (Hilaros) also meaning "cheerful" (the Greek word ‘ιλαρος was the source of the Latin word hilaris). Saint Hilarius was a 4th-century theologian and bishop of Poitiers. This was also the name of... Read
Ukrainian and Russian form of the Greek name Ταρασιος (Tarasios), which possibly means "from Taras". Taras was an Italian city, now called Taranto, which was founded by Greek colonists in the 8th century BC and was named for the Greek mythological figure Taras, a son of Poseidon. Saint Tarasios was... Read
From a Greek word meaning "good conduct", derived from ευ (eu) "good" and πραξις (praxis) "action, exercise".... Read
From Japanese 吉 (yoshi) meaning "good luck", 義 (yoshi) meaning "righteous", or 良 (yoshi) meaning "good, virtuous, respectable", as well as other kanji with the same reading.... Read
Derived from Georgian ვაჟი (vazhi) meaning "son".... Read
Armenian form of SERGIUS.
Means "bright warrior", derived from the Germanic elements hun "warrior, bear cub" and beraht "bright". The Normans introduced this name to England, though it has always been uncommon there. It was borne by two kings of Italy (called Umberto in Italian), who ruled in the 19th and 20th centuries.... Read
Derived from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with ví "holy".... Read
From an English surname, originally from a place name, which meant "boundary gate" in Old English.... Read
Means "lord of the mountain" in Sanskrit. This is a name of the Hindu god Shiva, given because of his abode in the Himalayan Mountains.... Read
From Sino-Korean 英 (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero" or 泳 (yeong) meaning "dive, swim" combined with 姬 (hui) meaning "beauty" or 嬉 (hui) meaning "enjoy, play". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.... Read
Means "exalted nation" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Amram is the father of Moses.... Read
From an English surname that was derived from EALDRÆD.... Read
Means "stag, male deer" in Hebrew.
Ancient Greek form of ONESIPHORUS.
From the Germanic name Leudagar, which was derived from the elements leud "people" and ger "spear". Saint Ludger was an 8th-century Frisian Benedictine bishop who founded a monastery at Munster.... Read
Norman French form of ROLF.
Alternate transcription of Arabic نديم or Urdu ندیم (see NADIM).... Read
Probably an elaborated form of DARREN.
Means "remedies" in Spanish. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora de los Remedios, meaning "Our Lady of the Remedies".... Read
Italian form of AGATHINUS.
From Japanese 歩 (ayu) meaning "walk" and 夢 (mu) meaning "dream, vision". Other combinations of kanji are also possible.... Read
Means "blessings" in Chewa.
French variant of Franciscus (see FRANCIS), now somewhat archaic.... Read
Feminine form of RABI (1). This can also be another way of transcribing the name رابعة (see RAABI'A).... Read
Short form of JESSE or JESSICA.
Means "leafless, not having eaten leaves" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Parvati.... Read
Old Germanic form of LUDOLF.
French feminine form of DORIAN.
Italian feminine form of RICHARD.
Means "met with misery" in Luganda.
From Japanese 幸 (yuki) meaning "happiness" or 雪 (yuki) meaning "snow" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Alternatively, it can come from 由 (yu) meaning "reason, cause" with 喜 (ki) meaning "joy" or 貴 (ki) meaning "valuable" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations can also form this... Read
Spanish diminutive of JOSEPH.
Polish form of ELIZABETH.
French form of Gabinus (see GAVINO).
Derived from Old English cyne "royal" and weard "guard".... Read
Means "heaven, sky" in Korean.
Modern Greek form of PERICLES.
From the Hebrew name יוֹנָה (Yonah) meaning "dove". This was the name of a prophet swallowed by a fish, as told in the Old Testament Book of Jonah. Jonah was commanded by God to preach in Nineveh, but instead fled by boat. After being caught in a storm, the other... Read
Means "lucky, happy" in Kyrgyz.
From an English surname that originally belonged to a person who lived near a dale or valley.... Read
From the Latin title Clarensis, which belonged to members of the British royal family. The title ultimately derives from the name of the town of Clare in Suffolk. As a given name it has been in use since the 19th century.... Read
Form of MENAHEM used in the Latin Old Testament.
Means "the sea" in Finnish.
Derived from the Slavic elements dobru "good" and gosti "guest".... Read
Old Germanic form of ULRICH.
Means "snorting" in Hebrew. Nahor is the name of both the grandfather and a brother of Abraham in the Old Testament.... Read
Alternate transcription of Yiddish יודאל (see YUDEL).... Read
Means "faithful" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the eldest son of King David. He was killed by his brother Absalom in revenge for the rape of his sister Tamar.... Read
Means "beloved" in Kazakh.
Combination of the prefix Ra with the name SHAWN.
Possibly a Hungarian form of ŽELJKA.
Variant or feminine form of AARON.
From a Slavic word meaning "white".
Meaning uncertain, though the first element is likely Hebrew אָב ('av) meaning "father". In the Old Testament he is listed as a descendant of Shem.... Read
From Serbian миловати (milovati) meaning "to caress".... Read
Hungarian form of SIGMUND.
Form of SILVIA in several languages.
Older Croatian form of DOMNIUS.
Polish and Latvian form of SUSANNA.
Short form of names beginning with the Germanic element and "wrath, zeal".... Read
From Sino-Korean 道 (do) meaning "path, road, way" and 允 (yun) meaning "allow, consent", as well as other hanja character combinations.... Read