Means "of the Kosala people" in Sanskrit. Kosala was an ancient Indian kingdom that was at its most powerful in the 6th century BC. In Hindu legend Kausalya is the name of the mother of the hero Rama.
Spanish and Portuguese form of HANNIBAL.
Icelandic form of VÍGDÍS.
Czech feminine form of DUBRAVKO.
Old Germanic form of HEILWIG.
Means "lamp, light" in Hindi.
The meaning of this name is not known for certain. It was used in Brittany at least as early as the 6th century, and it possibly means either "little rock" or "handsome" in Breton. Alternatively, it may derive from the tribal name of the Alans, an Iranian people who migrated... Read
Ukrainian form of CHRISTINA.
Means "travel at night" in Arabic. It is related to Isra.... Read
From a surname (of unknown meaning) that was used in the movie 'The Crow' (1994).... Read
From the Old Norse name Ǫlvir, possibly derived from ala "all" or alu "defense, protection, luck" combined with vér "holy man" or "warrior".... Read
From Arabic شاميل (shamil) meaning "comprehensive, universal".... Read
From an English surname that was derived from the Germanic given name HILDEBERT.... Read
From a surname, which is either Scottish or Irish in origin (see MURRAY (1) and MURRAY (2)).... Read
Scandinavian form of WIELAND.
Shortened form of ADALHEIDIS.
From the Turkic title khatun meaning "lady, woman", a feminine form of khan.... Read
Bosnian form of MUHAMMAD.
Derived from Old French baiart meaning "bay coloured". In medieval French poetry Bayard was a bay horse owned by Renaud de Montauban and his brothers. The horse could magically adjust its size to carry multiple riders.... Read
Means "he makes noise" in Shawnee. This was another name of the Shawnee leader Tenskwatawa (1775-1836).... Read
Short form of CONSTANTIJN or AUGUSTIJN.
Portuguese form of GAWAIN.
Feminine form of OWEN (1).
Biblical Hebrew form of HAGGITH.
Means "reason, mind, character" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit बुद्धि (buddhi) meaning "intellect" (related to BUDDHA).... Read
Means "battle prince" from Welsh cad "battle" and mael "prince".... Read
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "west meadow" in Old English. It has been sometimes given in honour of John Wesley (1703-1791), the founder of Methodism.... Read
Meaning unknown, though the second element is likely Slavic miru meaning "peace" or "world". In Czech legend this is the name of a bard.... Read
Old English form of WYBERT. This is also a continental Germanic cognate.... Read
From the Old Norse name Guðrún meaning "god's secret lore", derived from the elements guð "god" and rún "secret lore". In Norse legend Gudrun was the wife of Sigurd. After his death she married Atli, but when he murdered her brothers, she killed her sons by him, fed him their... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic مجدي (see MAJDI). This corresponds more closely with the Egyptian Arabic pronunciation of the name.... Read
Means "cloud, sky" in Dakota and Lakota. This is the first part of the names of the Dakota chief Mahpiya Wicasta (1780-1863), known as Cloud Man, and the Lakota chiefs Mahpiya Luta (1822-1909), known as Red Cloud, and Mahpiya Iyapato (1838-1905), known as Touch the Clouds.... Read
Feminine form of DUBRAVKO.
Finnish short form of HIERONYMUS.
Croatian and Serbian variant of ANA.
Bulgarian feminine form of NEDELJKO.
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and þryð "strength".... Read
Short form of ADELBERT. As an American name it was first used in the New York area by people of Dutch ancestry.... Read
From the Old Norse name Alfarr, formed of the elements alfr "elf" and arr "warrior".... Read
Old Germanic form of HERMAN.
Diminutive of STANISLAVA or ANASTASIYA.
Means "conqueror" in Arabic.
Alternate transcription of Arabic شكيل (see SHAKIL).... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic بولس (see BULUS).... Read
Means "fourth" in Arabic. This name was borne by an 8th-century Sufi mystic from Basra in Iraq.... Read
From an English surname that was derived from Norman French de la mare meaning "from the pond".... Read
Means "YAHWEH is ruler" in Hebrew. This is the name of several minor characters in the Old Testament, including the father of Ezra.... Read
From an English surname that meant "son of HUDDE". A famous bearer of the surname was the English explorer Henry Hudson (1570-1611).... Read
Frisian form of REINHARD.
From the title Genghis (or Chinggis) Khan, meaning "universal ruler", which was adopted by the Mongol Empire founder Temujin in the late 12th century. Remembered both for his military brilliance and his brutality towards civilians, he went on to conquer huge areas of Asia and Eastern Europe.... Read
Polish cognate of NADEZHDA, being the modern Polish word meaning "hope".... Read
Derived from Greek μηνη (mene) "moon" and δωρον (doron) "gift". This was the name of a 4th-century saint who was martyred with her sisters Metrodora and Nymphodora.... Read
Modern Hebrew form of HAGGITH.
Latinized form of the Greek name Ανικητος (Aniketos), meaning "unconquerable". This was the name of an early pope.... Read
Estonian form of MICHAEL.
Czech diminutive of MARIE.
Derived from Czech libý meaning "pleasant, nice", from the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love".... Read
Means "little flower" from the Irish word blath "flower" combined with a diminutive suffix. In Irish legend she was a maiden abducted and married by Cú Roí. She was rescued by Cúchulainn, who killed her husband, but she was in turn murdered by one of Cú Roí's loyal servants.... Read
Means "look, appearance" in Sanskrit.
Means "heart, mind" in Thai.
Means "grass" in Nahuatl.
Originally an Old Norse short form of names beginning with the element arn meaning "eagle".... Read
Limburgish short form of LAURENS.
Form of MELANIE used in various languages.
From a nickname that may have originally been given to a person with spiky hair.... Read
Means "cow protector" from Sanskrit गो (go) meaning "cow" and पाल (pala) meaning "guard, protector". This is another name of the Hindu god Krishna. This name was also borne by the 8th-century founder of the Pala Empire in Bengal.... Read
Modern Hebrew transcription of AMITTAI.
Means "calm, tranquil" in Hebrew.
Danish and Norwegian diminutive of JOHANNA.