Feminine form of HEINRICH.
Diminutive of MARTIN, MARTINA or MARTHA.
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 太郎 (see TAROU).... Read
Welsh and Ukrainian form of MARTIN.
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and mari "famous".... Read
Icelandic form of SVANHILD.
From the Germanic name Theudelinda, derived from the elements theud "people" and lind "soft, tender, flexible". Theudelinda was a 6th-century queen of the Lombards.... Read
German variant form of JOACHIM.
Spanish and Portuguese form of MARCELLUS.
Derived from Sanskrit शकुन्त (shakunta) meaning "bird". This is the name of a character in Hindu legend, her story adapted by Kalidasa for the 5th-century play 'Abhijnanashakuntalam'. It tells how Shakuntala, who was raised in the forest by birds, meets and marries the king Dushyanta. After a curse is laid... Read
Diminutive of ISIDORE, ISABELLA and other names beginning with Is.... Read
Means "beautiful woman" in Thai.
Hungarian form of ABRAHAM.
Archaic Polish form of CONRAD.
From Chinese 勋 (xūn) meaning "meritorious deed, rank" or 迅 (xùn) meaning "snow", as well as other characters with a similar pronunciation.... Read
Means "brightness" in Hebrew. This is the name of a son of King David in the Old Testament.... Read
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of SEVERINUS.
Variant of KAJA (1). Note, this is primarily a masculine name in Sweden (see KAI (1)).... Read
Feminine diminutive of JACQUES.
Finnish short form of HIERONYMUS.
Means "bear" in Yiddish, a vernacular form of Dov.
From a surname that was derived from the Middle English phrase atten ash "at the ash tree". A famous bearer of the surname was the mathematician John Nash (1928-2015). The name was popularized in the 1990s by the television series 'Nash Bridges'.... Read
German form of ERIC. The German novelist Erich Maria Remarque (1898-1970) was the author of 'All Quiet on the Western Front'.... Read
Old English form of WYBERT. This is also a continental Germanic cognate.... Read
From Japanese 雄 (yuu) meaning "hero, manly" and 大 (dai) meaning "big, great, vast", besides other combinations of kanji.... Read
Short form of DIEDERIK and other names beginning with the same element, originally from Germanic theud meaning "people".... Read
Swedish and Norwegian short form of MAXIMILIAN.
Persian form of ARISTOTLE.
Means "virgin" in Arabic.
From a surname that was originally taken from an Old English place name meaning "fortified town". A famous bearer of the surname was Sir Richard Burton (1821-1890), an explorer of Africa and Asia.... Read
Slovene feminine form of JOSEPH.
Medieval English form of Johanne, an Old French form of Iohanna (see JOANNA). This was the usual English feminine form of John in the Middle Ages, but it was surpassed in popularity by Jane in the 17th century.... [more]... Read
French form of Eustachius or Eustathius (see EUSTACE).... Read
German form of BARTHOLOMEW.
Short form of BENJAMIN or BENEDICT. A notable bearer was Ben Jonson (1572-1637), an English poet and playwright.... Read
Dutch diminutive of JOHANNA.
English form of the Greek name Ανδρεας (Andreas), which was derived from ανδρειος (andreios) "manly, masculine", a derivative of ανηρ (aner) "man". In the New Testament the apostle Andrew, the first disciple to join Jesus, is the brother of Simon Peter. According to tradition, he later preached in the Black... Read
Combination of GIANNI and PIERO.
French feminine form of Clementius (see CLEMENT).
Welsh form of MAURICE. This was the name of a few early Welsh kings.... Read
German form of Iudocus (see JOYCE).
Sardinian form of Angelus (see ANGEL).
From the Greek name Φιλιππος (Philippos) meaning "friend of horses", composed of the elements φιλος (philos) "friend, lover" and ‘ιππος (hippos) "horse". This was the name of five kings of Macedon, including Philip II the father of Alexander the Great. The name appears in the New Testament belonging to two... Read
From Persian خندان (khandan) meaning "laughing, smiling".... Read
Means "good omen" in Turkish.
Serbian, Macedonian and Latvian form of AGNES.
Diminutive of ALEKSANDRA.
From a German surname meaning either "pine tree" or "barrel maker".... Read
Means "lord, master" in Arabic. A famous bearer was the Egyptian musician Sayyid Darwish (1892-1923).... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic هنيّة (see HANIYYA).... Read
Diminutive of JOHN, sometimes used as a feminine form.... Read
Latin form of Ioanna (see JOANNA).
Czech and Slovak form of JAROSŁAW.
From the French nickname le roi meaning "the king". It has been common as an English given name since the 19th century.... Read
Means "splendour, beauty" in Greek. In Greek mythology she was one of the three Graces or Χαριτες (Charites). This name was also borne by a 4th-century saint from Rome.... Read
Italian feminine form of Patricius (see PATRICK).
From a medieval form of any of the Old English names ÆLFWINE, ÆÐELWINE or EALDWINE. It was revived in the 19th century, in part from a surname that was derived from the Old English names. As a Scandinavian name it is derived from Alfvin, an Old Norse cognate of Ælfwine.... Read
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 浩司 or 浩二 or 康二 or 幸次 or 光司 (see KOUJI).... Read
Hungarian variant form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).... Read
Means "famous" in Hawaiian.
Anglicized form of MUIREADHACH or MURCHADH.
From an Irish surname that was derived from Ó Donndubháin meaning "descendant of DONNDUBHÁN".... Read
From Sanskrit अमर (amara) meaning "immortal" and जिति (jiti) meaning "victory, conquering".... Read
Sardinian feminine form of VINCENT.
Derived from medieval Italian ardito "bold".
Germanic name derived from the elements wil "will, desire" and ric "power, rule".... Read
Turkish form of AMIR (1).
From the Late Latin name Donatus meaning "given". Several early saints had this name. The name was also borne by two Renaissance masters: the sculptor Donato di Niccolo di Bette Bardi (also known as Donatello), and the architect Donato Bramante.... Read
From Turkish er "brave man" and han, which is from the title khan meaning "leader".... Read
Short form of GEEVARGHESE.
Ancient Greek form of POLYXENA.
Combination of KIMBERLY and LYNN.