Spanish form of LEON. León is also the name of a province in Spain, though the etymology is unrelated.
Bosnian masculine form of JASMINE.
Czech and Slovak form of JAROSŁAW.
Means "secret, whisper" in Arabic.
Old short form of Germanic names beginning with the element wandal meaning "a Vandal". The Vandals were a Germanic tribe who invaded Spain and North Africa in the 5th century. The tribal name was later applied to other groups such as the Wends, a Slavic people living between the Elbe... Read
Old Armenian name of unknown meaning.
Latvian form of NICHOLAS.
Means "June (the month)" in Basque.
From Greek Γανυμηδης (Ganymedes), which was possibly derived from γανυμαι (ganymai) "to be glad" and μηδομαι (medomai) "to think, to plan". In Greek mythology this was the name of a beautiful boy who was abducted by Zeus to become the cupbearer to the gods, the successor of Hebe. A moon... Read
Bulgarian form of BILJANA.
Hebrew form of METHUSELAH.
Older form of MEHMET, as well as the Bosnian form. This was the name of six sultans of the Ottoman Empire, including Mehmed II the conqueror of Constantinople.... Read
Catalan form of VICTORIA.
Derived from South Slavic благ (blag) meaning "sweet, pleasant, good".... Read
Means "valley, ravine" in Hebrew.
Italian form of NIKOMEDES.
From a title for a poet, meaning "wise man, sage, poet" in Sanskrit.... Read
Meaning unknown. In Polynesian mythology he was the god of the sea, the son of Rangi and Papa. He separated his parents' embrace, creating the earth and the sky.... Read
Estonian and Finnish form of DAVID.
Feminine form of FAUSTUS.
Italian form of KATYUSHA.
Turkmen form of Yosef (see JOSEPH).
Slovene and Croatian diminutive of WILLIAM.
Sometimes explained as a derivative of the Irish surname Caden, which is a reduced form of the Gaelic surname Mac Cadáin meaning "son of Cadán". In actuality, its popularity in America beginning in the 1990s is due to its sound - it shares its fashionable den suffix sound with other... Read
From Japanese 七 (shichi) meaning "seven" and 郎 (rou) meaning "son". This was traditionally a name given to the seventh son. Other kanji combinations can be possible.... Read
Italian form of HYACINTHUS.
Polish diminutive of BARTŁOMIEJ or BARTOSZ.
Means "Asia (the continent)" in Turkish.
Ukrainian form of JOSEPH.
German feminine form of MAXIMILIAN.
Composed of the Gaelic element donn "brown" combined with dubh "dark" and a diminutive suffix.... Read
From a Scottish surname meaning "Mack's stream", from the name Mack, a short form of the Scandinavian name MAGNUS, combined with Old English wella "stream". A famous bearer of the surname was James Maxwell (1831-1879), a Scottish physicist who studied gases and electromagnetism.... Read
Derived from the Germanic element ger meaning "spear" combined with hard meaning "brave, hardy". The Normans introduced this name to Britain. It was initially much more common than the similar name Gerald, with which it was often confused, but it is now less common.... Read
Derived from Finnish päivä "day".
Polish diminutive of MARIA.
The name of an Irish goddess, a granddaughter of Lir, who was the personification of the River Shannon. Her name is derived from the name of the river (see SHANNON).... Read
Combination of JOSEP and MARIA, the names of the parents of Jesus.... Read
Georgian form of ELIJAH. It is also an alternate transcription of Russian Илья (see ILYA) or Bulgarian Илия (see ILIYA).... Read
Means "born on Friday" in Akan.
Means "brilliance" in Tagalog.
Romanian, Croatian and Serbian form of RACHEL.
Means "travelling one" in Kikuyu. Njeri (or Wanjeri) is the name of one of the nine daughters of Mumbi in the Kikuyu origin legend.... Read
Russian, Bulgarian, Serbian and Macedonian form of LAZARUS.... Read
Feminine form of OLIVER. This was the name of the title character in the French opera 'Les noces d'Olivette' (1879) by Edmond Audran.... Read
Old Norse form of BO (1).
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "ford" in Old English. A famous bearer of the surname was the American industrialist Henry Ford (1863-1947).... Read
Hebrew form of JAIR, as well as a Spanish variant.
Anglicized form of the Old Norse name Sumarliði meaning "summer traveller". This was the name of a 12th-century Scottish warlord who created a kingdom on the Scottish islands.... Read
Medieval variant of SILVESTER. This is currently the usual English spelling of the name. The actor Sylvester Stallone (1946-) is a famous bearer.... Read
Hungarian feminine form of Angelus (see ANGEL).
Old French form of AIMÉE.
Possibly means "God destroys" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the father of Rebecca.... Read
Alternate transcription of Hebrew יָרוֹן (see YARON).... Read
Finnish form of MARGARET.
Latinized form of Greek Αγαθινος (Agathinos), derived from αγαθος (agathos) meaning "good".... Read
Means "cheerfulness, joy" in Italian.
Combination of MARIA and ELENA.
English form of the Polish name Kazimierz, derived from the Slavic element kaziti "to destroy" combined with miru "peace, world". Four kings of Poland have borne this name, including Casimir III the Great, who greatly strengthened the Polish state in the 14th century. It was also borne Saint Casimir, a... Read
Variant of HARTMANN. It can also be interpreted as meaning "earth man" from German Erde "earth", and thus was sometimes used as a translation of Adam.... Read
Contracted form of HRÓÐÓLFR.
Means "watered, luxuriant" in Arabic. According to Islamic tradition this is the name of one of the gates of paradise.... Read
Means "warlike" or "fighter" in Irish Gaelic.
Old English form of EGBERT.
Means "joy, pleasure" in Chewa.
Alternate transcription of Russian/Bulgarian Людмила (see LYUDMILA).... Read
Latinized form of Epiphanios (see EPIFANIO).
Spanish and Italian form of ADALHARD.
From an English surname that has several different origins: see FOSTER (1), FOSTER (2), FOSTER (3) and FOSTER (4).... Read
Spanish form of JACOB (or JAMES).
Serbian diminutive of OLGA.
Spanish and Portuguese form of RAYMOND.
Means "melody" in Turkish.
Form of ALEXANDER in several languages.
Means "dominant" in Turkish.