Finnish variant form of MARGARET.
Spanish feminine form of STEPHEN.
From the Old Norse name Eileifr, which was derived from the elements ei "ever, always" and leifr "descendant, heir".... Read
Danish and Norwegian form of TORBJÖRN.
Alternate transcription of Arabic داود (see DAWUD).... Read
Macedonian diminutive of IVAN.
Derived from the Germanic elements hrod "fame" and heid "kind, sort, type" (see ROSE).... Read
Means "mother-in-law" in Kikuyu.
From an English surname that was derived from the given name ELIJAH.... Read
Swedish form of NOAH (1).
Romanian diminutive of JOHN.
Alternate transcription of Arabic إيمان (see IMAN).... Read
Old Germanic form of WOLFRAM.
Spanish form of BENEDICT. This name was borne by Mexican president Benito Juárez, and also by Benito Mussolini (who was named after Juárez), the fascist dictator of Italy during World War II.... Read
Italian form of Iacobus (see JACOB).
Feminine form of the Roman family name Lucretius, possibly from Latin lucrum "profit, wealth". In Roman legend Lucretia was a maiden who was raped by the son of the king of Rome. This caused a great uproar among the Roman citizens, and the monarchy was overthrown. This name was also... Read
Modern Greek form of ELIZABETH.
Combination of GIANNI and MARIA.
Alternate transcription of Persian شهرزاد (see SHAHRAZAD).... Read
Variant of BAST. This form of the name, a diminutive, was given to her after the similar goddess Sekhmet (protector of Upper Egypt) became more important.... Read
Contracted form of MICAIAH. Micah is one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament. He authored the Book of Micah, which alternates between prophesies of doom and prophesies of restoration. It was occasionally used as an English given name by the Puritans after the Protestant Reformation, but it... Read
Old Norse and Icelandic form of STEN.
Alternate transcription of Hebrew מֶלֶך (see MELECH).... Read
Spanish form of a Germanic name, possibly Aldegar, derived from the elements ald "old" and ger "spear". This was the name of a 12th-century saint, a bishop of Barcelona.... Read
From the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love".
Possibly means "good word" in Thai.
From Sino-Korean 成 (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" or 性 (seong) meaning "nature, character, sex" combined with 敏 (min) meaning "quick, clever, sharp" or 旻 (min) meaning "quick, clever, sharp". Many other hanja character combinations are possible.... Read
Swedish form of ARNBJǪRG.
Anglicized form of FLAITHRÍ.
Persian form of ISHMAEL. It is also an alternate transcription of Arabic إسماعيل (see ISMA'IL).... Read
Means "clear" in Turkish.
Anglicized form of TORCUIL.
Anglicized form of CATHAL.
Finnish variant form of EMIL.
Finnish feminine form of CYRUS.
Means "merciful" in Arabic. In Islamic tradition الرحمٰن (al-Rahman) is one of the 99 names of Allah.... Read
Means "pansy flower" in Finnish.
Means "uncle", from Hebrew אָח ('ach) "brother" and אֲב ('av) "father". This was the name of a king of Israel, the husband of Jezebel, as told in the Old Testament. He was admonished by Elijah for his sinful behaviour. Herman Melville later used this name in his novel 'Moby-Dick' (1851),... Read
Latinized form of Raginmar (see RAMIRO).
From the Hebrew name יִשְׁמָעֵאל (Yishma'el) meaning "God will hear", from the roots שָׁמַע (shama') meaning "to hear" and אֵל ('el) meaning "God". In the Old Testament this is the name of a son of Abraham. He is the traditional ancestor of the Arab people. Also in the Old Testament,... Read
Alternate form of the Hebrew name Chizqiyahu (see HEZEKIAH).... Read
Means "gift" from Zulu, Xhosa and Ndebele isipho.
Means "red, scarlet" in Hebrew.
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
Means "owner, possessor, master" in Arabic.
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 지우 (see JI-U).... Read
From a surname, which was an Americanized form of the Dutch surname Jansen meaning "JAN (1)'s son".... Read
From an occupational surname that meant "(female) baker" in Old English.... Read
Meaning unknown, possibly from Persian دیده (dideh) meaning "eye".... Read
Means "salutation" in Sanskrit.
Means "incantation, dirge" in Latin. This was the name of the Roman goddess of funerals.... Read
Italian form of AELIUS or HELIOS.
Alternate transcription of Arabic مصطفى (see MUSTAFA).... Read
Means "black, dark" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a Hindu god believed to be an incarnation of the god Vishnu. He was the youngest of King Vasudeva's eight children, six of whom were killed by King Kamsa because of a prophecy that a child of Vasudeva would kill... Read
Dutch diminutive of CORNELIS. A notable bearer was the Dutch painter Kees van Dongen (1877-1968).... Read
From a title for a poet, meaning "wise man, sage, poet" in Sanskrit.... Read
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "west town" in Old English.... Read
From Greek Αρεθουσα (Arethousa), which is possibly derived from αρδω (ardo) "water" and θοος (thoos) "quick, nimble". This was the name of a nymph in Greek mythology who was transformed into a fountain.... Read
Means "butterfly" in Albanian.
From either of the two Germanic names ALFWIN or ADALWIN.... Read
Elaborated form of SHARON.
Icelandic form of LUDWIG.
Means "the crown has been exalted" in Yoruba.
Means "she-wolf", a derivative of Old Norse úlfr "wolf".... Read
From the name of the flower, derived ultimately from a Tupi (South American) word.... Read
Derived from Arabic الإله (al-ilah) meaning "the deity". It is primarily used to refer to the Islamic God, though it was originally used by pre-Islamic Arabs, and is sometimes used by Arabic-speaking Christians and Jews.... Read
Diminutive of KVĚTOSLAVA.
Old Germanic form of WILBERT.
Old Germanic form of ELOISE.