Derived from the Czech word rád "happy, glad". The Czech author Julius Zeyer probably created it for a character in his play 'Radúz and Mahulena' (1898).... Read
Feminine form of MARCIANUS.
Means "they have increased" in Zulu, Xhosa and Ndebele.... Read
From Old Lithuanian dotas "gift" and mantus "intelligent". It is sometimes conflated with DAUMANTAS.... Read
Anglicized variant of CILLIAN, also used in France.... Read
Spanish and Portuguese form of Ramirus, a Latinized form of a Visigothic name derived from the Germanic elements ragin "advice" and mari "famous". Saint Ramirus was a 6th-century prior of the Saint Claudius Monastery in Leon. He and several others were executed by the Arian Visigoths, who opposed orthodox Christianity.... Read
Derived from the Germanic elements ald "old" and witu "forest".... Read
From the Roman family name Cyprianus, which meant "from Cyprus". Saint Cyprian was a 3rd-century bishop of Carthage and a martyr under the emperor Valerian.... Read
From a Norman surname that was derived from the given name WERNER.... Read
From a Scottish place name that was formerly the name of a kingdom in Scotland. It is said to be named for the legendary Pictish hero Fib.... Read
Means "pretty, favourable" in Burmese.
Means "he knows" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Jada is a son of Onam.... Read
From Chinese 波 (bō) meaning "wave", as well as other characters with a similar pronunciation.... Read
Means "little lord" from Irish Gaelic tigern "lord" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of a 12th-century king of Breifne in Ireland.... Read
Russified form of NURMUHAMAD.
Anglicized form of DIARMAD.
Modern Persian form of MITHRIDATES.
From the Roman family name Marinus, which derives either from the name MARIUS or from the Latin word marinus "of the sea".... Read
Means "love" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament Medad is one of the elders who prophesizes in the camp of the Israelites after the flight from Egypt.... Read
Brazilian Portuguese form of NAOMI (1).
From a Dutch surname of unknown meaning.
Diminutive of Slavic names beginning with the element rad "happy, willing".... Read
Polish form of KATHERINE.
Portuguese form of ROGER.
Feminine form of ALI (1).
From Japanese 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" and/or 奈 (na), a phonetic character. The characters can be in either order or the same character can be duplicated, as indicated by the symbol 々. Other kanji with the same pronunciations can also be used to form this name.... Read
Old Slavic form of GEORGE.
Possibly derived from Irish uan meaning "lamb".
Finnish form of ARNE (1).
Icelandic form of ÁSTRÍÐR.
Hungarian short form of BARNABAS.
Hungarian form of URSULA.
Feminine form of FORTUNATO.
From Albanian bashkë meaning "together".
Dutch form of MARGARET. This is also the Dutch word for the daisy flower (species Leucanthemum vulgare).... Read
From Thiemo, an old short form of Thietmar (see DIETMAR).... Read
Bulgarian form of VÁCLAV, via the Latinized form Venceslaus.... Read
Derived from the Arabic word فردوس (firdaws) meaning "paradise", ultimately derived from Avestan pairidaeza meaning "garden, enclosure". This name belonged to the 11th-century Persian poet and historian Firdausi, the author of the 'Shahnameh'.... Read
Turkmen form of SÜLEYMAN.
Polish form of DOBROSLAV.
Feminine form of DECIMUS.
Old Germanic form of GISELLE.
Of Germanic origin, meaning "stallion". Hengist and his brother Horsa were the leaders of the first Germanic settlers in Britain. Hengist established a kingdom in Kent in the 5th century.... Read
Portuguese form of REUBEN.
Old Germanic form of THEODORIC.
Azerbaijani form of ILHAM.
Scandinavian form of LAURENCE (1).
Diminutive of names beginning with the Slavic element milu "gracious, dear".... Read
Means "lord of the sun" from Sanskrit रवि (ravi) meaning "sun" combined with the name of the Hindu god INDRA, used here to mean "lord". This is another name for the Hindu god Surya.... Read
Croatian and Serbian form of ANGELA.
Means "we thank you" in Zulu and Ndebele.
Derived from the Germanic elements magan "mighty, strong" and rad "counsel". Saint Meinrad was a 9th-century hermit who founded the Benedictine abbey at Einsiedeln in Switzerland.... Read
Old Germanic form of HUBERT.
German form of FREDERICK. This was the name of kings of Germany. The socialist Friedrich Engels (1820-1895) and the philosopher Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844-1900) are two famous bearers of this name.... Read
From Tupi îasy meaning "moon".
Latinized form of AMBROSIOS.
Medieval diminutive of ROBERT. Robin Hood was a legendary hero and archer of medieval England who stole from the rich to give to the poor. In modern times it has also been used as a feminine name, and it may sometimes be given in reference to the red-breasted bird.... Read
Portuguese form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
Possibly an early variant of VIVIANA. Alternatively, it may be a feminine derivative of the earlier Roman cognomen VIBIANUS.... Read
Feminine form of BRANISLAV.
Catalan form of BARTHOLOMEW.
Derived from South Slavic zdrav meaning "healthy".
Italian feminine form of RICHARD.
Means "fresh, invigorating" in Hebrew.
Uzbek, Dhivehi and Uyghur form of ABD ALLAH, as well as an alternate transcription of the Arabic name.... Read
Yiddish diminutive of JUDITH.
French feminine form of ALBERT.
Means "purpose" in Swahili.
Frisian and Limburgish form of PETER.
Dutch diminutive of MARIA.
Middle English form of CYNEBURG.
Catalan form of ALICE, as well as a Portuguese variant.... Read
Medieval diminutive of GEOFFREY.
From Gaelic caol "slender". In Irish legend Cáel was a warrior of the Fianna and the lover of Créd.... Read
Derived from the Old English elements wulf "wolf" and sige "victory".... Read