Chechen and Ingush form of EVE.
From a Scottish surname meaning "landowner".
Roman family name that was probably derived from Latin domitus meaning "having been tamed".... Read
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Tadhgáin meaning "descendant of Tadhgán". The given name Tadhgán is a diminutive of TADHG.... Read
Created by the Italian author Gabriele d'Annunzio for his novel 'La Figlia di Jorio' (1904). It is derived from Tuscan Italian ornello meaning "flowering ash tree".... Read
Hebrew form of MEHETABEL.
Means "sunshine" in Welsh.
Means "love of God", derived from Latin amare "to love" and Deus "God". A famous bearer was the Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), who was actually born Wolfgang Theophilus Mozart but preferred the Latin translation of his Greek middle name. This name was also assumed as a middle name... Read
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and ric "power, rule". This was the name of several early Anglo-Saxon kings.... Read
Derived from the name of the ancient Mesopotamian city of Babylon. Saint Babylas was a 3rd-century patriarch of Antioch who was martyred during the reign of the Roman emperor Decius.... Read
Means "justice" in Kyrgyz, ultimately from Arabic عَدَلَ ('adala) meaning "to act justly".... Read
Icelandic form of GUÐRÍÐR.
Short form of EFEMENA or other names containing efe "wealth".... Read
Means "bird" in Welsh. This is a modern Welsh name.... Read
Means "grey lady" in Irish Gaelic. In Irish legend she was a poetess who became a nun, but then missed her lover Cuirithir so much that she died of grief.... Read
Alternate transcription of Hebrew שַׁי (see SHAI).... Read
From Sino-Korean 宇 (u) meaning "house, eaves, universe" or 佑 (u) meaning "help, protect, bless" combined with 眞 (jin) meaning "real, genuine" or 鎭 (jin) meaning "town, market place". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.... Read
Latinized form of the Greek name Αλκαιος (Alkaios), derived from αλκη (alke) "strength". This was the name of a 7th-century BC lyric poet from the island of Lesbos.... Read
Older form (possibly) of LLYWELYN.
From a Germanic name derived from warin "guard" combined with hari "army".... Read
Slovene, Slovak and Croatian form of ALOYSIUS.
From the Old Norse Urðr meaning "fate". In Norse mythology Urd was one of the three Norns, or goddesses of destiny. She was responsible for the past.... Read
Hungarian form of BLAISE.
Means "honourary" in Arabic.
Means "nobody" in Latin. This was the name used by author Jules Verne for the captain of the Nautilus in his novel 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea' (1870). It was later used for the title character (a fish) in the 2003 animated movie 'Finding Nemo'.... Read
Means "awakening" in Sanskrit.
Combination of MARIE and LOUISE.
Means "the cool breeze" from Hawaiian ke, a definite article, and anu "coolness". This name is now associated with Canadian actor Keanu Reeves (1964-).... Read
Finnish form of GERTRUDE.
Latinized form of the Greek Αστραια (Astraia), derived from Greek αστηρ (aster) meaning "star". Astraea was a Greek goddess of justice and innocence. After wickedness took root in the world she left the earth and became the constellation Virgo.... Read
Hungarian form of GERARD. Saint Gellért was an 11th-century missionary to Hungary who was martyred by being thrown into the Danube.... Read
From Albanian vesë meaning "dew".
Old Germanic form of ALBERT.
Russian, Belarusian and Macedonian form of MAXIMUS, as well as an alternate transcription of Ukrainian Максим (see MAKSYM).... Read
Diminutive of NIKOLA (1).
Spanish form of BALTAZAR.
Icelandic form of ÞÓRBJǪRG.
Modern Greek transcription of DEMETRIOS.
From the Old Norse name Eyvindr, which was derived from ey meaning "island" or "good fortune" and vindr possibly meaning "victor".... Read
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and beraht "bright". This was the name of several Frankish kings, including the 7th-century Sigebert III of Austrasia who is regarded as a saint.... Read
Means "one who has accomplished a goal", derived from Sanskrit सिद्ध (siddha) meaning "accomplished" and अर्थ (artha) meaning "goal". Siddhartha Gautama was the real name of Buddha.... Read
Means "sapling, sprout, shoot" in Sanskrit.
Means "visible" in Persian.
Possibly means "good word" in Thai.
Possibly means either "shepherd" or "gift" in Hungarian. According to legend this was the name of a son of Attila the Hun.... Read
Danish and Norwegian short form of MAGDALENA.
Polish cognate of VLADIMIR.
Derived from Greek ορεστιας (orestias) meaning "of the mountains". In Greek myth he was the son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra. He killed his mother and her lover Aegisthus after they killed his father.... Read
From an English surname that was from a place name meaning "Cyppel's people". The surname was borne by Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), a British novelist born in India who wrote 'The Jungle Book' and other works.... Read
French form of ANNA. In the 13th-century it was imported to England, where it was also commonly spelled Ann. The name was borne by a 17th-century English queen and also by the second wife of Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn (the mother of Queen Elizabeth I), who was eventually beheaded in... Read
Possibly from the name of the region of Zala in western Hungary, itself named for the Zala River. This name used by the Hungarian poet Mihály Vörösmarty in his 1823 epic 'Zalán Futása'.... Read
French diminutive of MARIE.
Means "joy, pleasure" in Chewa.
German feminine form of SVEN.
Medieval diminutive of MARY.
Means "lord of men" from Sanskrit नर (nara) meaning "man" combined with the name of the Hindu god INDRA, used here to mean "lord".... Read
From the name of an old Armenian city, of unknown meaning. Now in eastern Turkey, in the 10th and 11th centuries it was the capital of the Kingdom of Armenia, though it was later abandoned and is now only ruins.... Read
Means "fragrance" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a wife of Esau.... Read
From the Hebrew name יִרְמְיָהוּ (Yirmiyahu) meaning "YAHWEH will exalt", from the roots רוּם (rum) meaning "to exalt" and יָה (yah) referring to the Hebrew God. This is the name of one of the major prophets of the Old Testament, the author of the Book of Jeremiah and the Book... Read
From an English surname that was derived from a place name meaning "Pœcc's town". Pœcc is an Old English given name of unknown meaning.... Read
From the name of the city in Japan. The parents of basketball player Kobe Bryant (1978-) chose this name after seeing Kobe beef (which is from the Japanese city) on a menu.... Read
Modern Irish form of LÓEGAIRE.
From a term used in Turkish folklore referring to the warming of temperature at the end of winter, thought to occur in three stages affecting air, water, then earth.... Read
Italian form of BERTHOLD.
French and Portuguese form of NATASHA.
Alternate transcription of Tamil சூர்யா (see SURYA).... Read
Danish and Norwegian feminine form of BENEDICT.
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
Alternate transcription of Arabic لطيفة (see LATIFA).... Read
Lithuanian feminine form of LUDWIG.