Feminine form of WOJCIECH.
Means "spiritual leader" in Swahili, ultimately from Arabic إمام (Imam).... Read
Italian form of KATYUSHA.
Ancient Greek variant of ZENAIDA.
Diminutive of BOGDAN or SLOBODAN.
French form of EUGENIA. This was the name of the wife of Napoleon III.... Read
From an English surname that was derived from a diminutive of the medieval name ELIAS.... Read
Spanish feminine form of BERNARD.
Romanian form of Iulianus (see JULIAN).
Derived from the Germanic elements ald "old" and witu "forest".... Read
Means "friendly, friend" in Arabic.
From a Turkish title meaning "king, ruler", ultimately of Mongolian origin. The title is usually translated into English as Khan.... Read
Romanian short form of CONSTANTIN.
Modern Hebrew form of SHULAMMITE.
Short form of ELEFTHERIOS.
Spanish feminine form of the Late Latin name Pacificus meaning "peacemaker".... Read
Old Norse form of SIGMUND.
Italian feminine form of LIBORIUS.
Medieval diminutive of RANDOLF and other names beginning with the Germanic element rand meaning "rim (of a shield)".... Read
From Yiddish פֿויגל (foigl) meaning "bird", a vernacular form of Zipporah.... Read
Norwegian variant of SOLVEIG. It is also used as a short form of SILVIA.... Read
Portuguese short form of EDUARDO.
From Sumerian En-hedu-anna, derived from 𒂗 (en) meaning "lady, high priestess" combined with 𒃶𒌌 (hedu) meaning "ornament" and the god's name AN (2). This was the Sumerian title of a 23rd-century BC priestess and poet, identified as a daughter of Sargon of Akkad. Presumably she had an Akkadian birth name,... Read
German and Dutch feminine form of FRANK (1).
Altered form of LEROY, using the Spanish definite article el as opposed to the French le.... Read
Means "sensitive" in Kazakh.
Ukrainian form of GABRIEL.
French form of ZECHARIAH.
From Tahitian vai "water" and miti "sea, salt".
From the name of the amaranth flower, which is derived from Greek αμαραντος (amarantos) meaning "unfading". Αμαραντος (Amarantos) was also an Ancient Greek given name.... Read
Latin name meaning "from Nazareth". Nazareth was the town in Galilee where Jesus lived. This name was borne by several early saints, including a man martyred with Celsus in Milan.... Read
Russian and Bulgarian form of NAHUM.
Means "beautiful, brilliant" in Arabic.
From an English surname that was derived from Middle English gaile "jovial".... Read
Ancient Greek form of ANFISA.
Derived from the Germanic element ag, which means "edge of a sword".... Read
Means "persevere, endure" in Chewa.
From Denys or Denis, the medieval French forms of DIONYSIUS. Saint Denis was a 3rd-century missionary to Gaul and the first bishop of Paris. He was martyred by decapitation, after which legend says he picked up his own severed head and walked for a distance while preaching a sermon. He... Read
From Japanese 愛 (mana) meaning "love, affection" combined with 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful" or 海 (mi) meaning "sea, ocean". Other kanji combinations are possible.... Read
Older Lithuanian form of MATTHEW.
From Albanian shpresë meaning "hope".
Possibly related to the Turkish title sultan meaning "king, sultan". This was the name of a 10th-century ruler of Hungary, also known as Zsolt.... Read
Feminine form of SIDONIUS. This name was in use in the Middle Ages, when it became associated with the word sindon (of Greek origin) meaning "linen", a reference to the Shroud of Turin.... Read
Form of PENUEL used in the Latin Old Testament.
Means "sheaf of wheat" in Hebrew.
Greek form of ANDRONICUS.
Derived from Thai สม (som) "worthy" and พร (phon) "blessing".... Read
Feminine form of BRATISLAV. This is the name of the capital city of Slovakia, though it is unrelated.... Read
Original Latin form of MARTIAL.
Old Swedish variant of ERIK.
Means "mariner" in Gaelic. This was the name of a 6th-century Irish high king.... Read
Derived from the Greek Πετρος (Petros) meaning "stone". This is a translation used in most versions of the New Testament of the name Cephas, meaning "stone" in Aramaic, which was given to the apostle Simon by Jesus (compare Matthew 16:18 and John 1:42). Simon Peter was the most prominent of... Read
Biblical Hebrew form of ABIGAIL.
From Sanskrit अरुष (arusha) meaning "reddish, dawn", a word used in the Rigveda to describe the red horses of Agni. This name also appears in the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' belonging to a daughter of Manu and the wife of Chyavana, though in this case it might derive from Sanskrit... Read
Macedonian, Serbian, Croatian and Slovene form of STOYAN.... Read
Means "close, near" in Arabic.
Germanic form of WIELAND.
Means "September" in Turkish.
Turkish form of ABD AL-LATIF.
Variant of LLEU. It can also be a short form of LLEWELYN. It coincides with the Welsh word llew meaning "lion".... Read
From an English surname that was derived from Old English burg meaning "fortress".... Read
English form of YVES, used to refer to Saint Ives (also called Ivo) of Huntingdonshire, a semi-legendary English bishop.... Read
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi संदीप, Bengali সন্দীপ, Gurmukhi ਸੰਦੀਪ, Gujarati સંદિપ, Kannada ಸಂದೀಪ್, Malayalam സന്ദീപ്, Telugu సందీప్, Tamil சந்தீப் or Nepali सन्दीप (see SANDIP).... Read
From a surname that was originally derived from a place name meaning "Elli's valley" in Old English.... Read
From an English surname that meant "son of BRANDR".... Read
From Sino-Korean 夏 (ha) meaning "summer, great, grand" combined with 准 (jun) meaning "approve, permit". This name can be formed by other hanja characters as well.... Read
From Japanese 千 (chi) meaning "thousand", 智 (chi) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or 散 (chi) meaning "scatter" combined with 佳 (ka) meaning "good, beautiful" or 花 (ka) meaning "flower". Other kanji combinations are also possible.... Read
Derived from Hungarian kincs "treasure". This name was created by Hungarian author Mór Jókai in 'The Novel of the Next Century' (1872).... Read
From the Old Norse name Bergljót, which was composed of the elements berg "protection, help" and ljótr "light".... Read
Modern Greek transcription of ARES. It is also used as a short form of ARISTOTELIS.... Read
Spanish form of PRUDENTIUS.
From a Cornish place name meaning "fort of Maeldaf". It has been used as a given name since the middle of the 20th century. It was popularized in the 1970s by a character from the British television series 'Poldark', which was set in Cornwall.... Read
Italian form of HYACINTHUS.
Polish feminine form of MICHAEL.