Russian and Bulgarian form of LYDIA.
Catalan form of GEOFFREY.
From a Germanic name meaning "eagle power", derived from the elements arn "eagle" and wald "power". The Normans brought it to England, where it replaced the Old English cognate Earnweald. It died out as an English name after the Middle Ages, but it was revived in the 19th century.... [more]... Read
Means "vital" in Turkish.
Meaning unknown, possibly of Sumerian origin. In Armenian legend this was the name of an Armenian king who was so handsome that the Assyrian queen Semiramis went to war to capture him. During the war Ara was slain.... Read
From the Old Norse byname Búi, which was derived from Old Norse bua meaning "to live".... Read
Scandinavian feminine diminutive of JAN (1), from Low German.... Read
From the Old Norse name Egill, a diminutive of names that began with the element agi "awe, terror". This was the name of a semi-legendary Icelandic warrior.... Read
Means "like the sun" in Armenian.
Variant of DARA (1) or Anglicized form of DÁIRE.... Read
Georgian form of TAHMASP.
From an Irish surname that was derived from Ó Bradáin meaning "descendant of BRADÁN".... Read
Russian form of AGRIPPINA.
From Sanskrit मीन (mina) meaning "fish" and अक्षि (akshi) meaning "eye". This is another name of the Hindu goddess Parvati.... Read
Means "spinner" in Greek. In Greek mythology Klotho was one of the three Fates or Μοιραι (Moirai). She was responsible for spinning the thread of life.... Read
Short form of LUDOVICUS or LUDOLF.
Means "peacock" in Sanskrit.
Simply from the English word love, derived from Old English lufu.... Read
Scandinavian form of IVOR.
Portuguese form of HERMINIUS.
Spanish variant of VALERIUS.
Means "free man" in Igbo.
Russian and Armenian form of EVE.
Biblical Hebrew form of IDDO.
Alternate transcription of Russian Макарий (see MAKARIY).... Read
German form of VÁCLAV, via the Latinized form Venceslaus.... Read
Turkish form of NUR AD-DIN.
Dutch variant form of MEGINHARD.
Variant of Aodhagán, a diminutive of AODH.
From a surname that was originally a shortened form of various Gaelic surnames beginning with Mac or Mc (from Gaelic mac meaning "son"). It is also used as a generic slang term for a man.... Read
Frisian short form of names containing the Germanic element hild meaning "battle".... Read
Roman cognomen meaning "white, bright" in Latin.
From Japanese 隼 (haya) meaning "falcon" and 人 (to) meaning "person". Other kanji combinations can also make up this name.... Read
Means "myrtle tree" in Hebrew.
Derived from the Greek elements ανηρ (aner) meaning "man" (genitive ανδρος) and μαχη (mache) meaning "battle". In Greek legend she was the wife of the Trojan hero Hector. After the fall of Troy Neoptolemus killed her son Astyanax and took her as a concubine.... Read
Latvian form of YEVGENIYA.
French form of both LUCRETIA and its masculine form Lucretius.... Read
From the Hebrew name יֹאשִׁיָהוּ (Yoshiyahu) meaning "YAHWEH supports". In the Old Testament this is the name of a king of Judah famous for his religious reforms. He was killed fighting the Egyptians at Megiddo in the 7th century BC. In England this name came into use after the Protestant... Read
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element adal meaning "noble".... Read
Italian diminutive of DANIELA.
Derived from the Germanic elements walha "stranger" and frid "peace".... Read
Means "fourth born child" in Akan.
Italian form of ROLAND. A city in Florida bears this name, as does a character in Shakespeare's play 'As You like It' (1599).... Read
Derived from the Old English elements leof "dear, agreeable, beloved" and flæd "beauty".... Read
Possibly derived from Basque ene "my" and ko, a diminutive suffix. This was the name of the first king of Pamplona or Navarre (9th century), whose name is usually rendered as Íñigo.... 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
Spanish and Portuguese form of REGULUS.
From the name of the Baltic tribe of the Aesti, mentioned by the Roman historian Tacitus, called the Aisçiai in Lithuanian.... Read
Old Slavic form of BARTHOLOMEW.
Basque feminine form of JON (1).
Means "born on Sunday" in Akan.
From Japanese 愛 (ai) meaning "love, affection" and 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible.... Read
Georgian form of MURTADA.
Norwegian variant of SOLVEIG. It is also used as a short form of SILVIA.... Read
Turkish form of RAABI'A or RABI'A.
Meaning unknown. It was possibly inspired by an American song by this name written by Vivian Grey in 1903 and recorded by musician Vess Ossman. The lyrics tell of a Native American woman named Anona from Arizona.... Read
From a surname that was originally derived from either a place name meaning "east town" in Old English or from the given name ÆÐELSTAN.... Read
Means "kinswoman" in Hebrew. This is the name of a daughter of Ephraim in the Old Testament.... Read
Old Norse and Icelandic form of BERGLJOT.
Means "custodian, guardian" in Arabic. In Islamic tradition الحفيظ (al-Hafiz) is one of the 99 names of Allah.... Read
French feminine form of Perrin, a diminutive of PIERRE.... Read
Means "we asked for her, and behold, we got her" in Yoruba.... Read
Form of MELANIE used in various languages.
Means "Greece" in Hebrew, possibly related to ION (2). In the Old Testament this is the name of a grandson of Noah and the ancestor of the Greek peoples.... Read
Derived from the Germanic elements ald "old" and hard "brave, hardy".... Read
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name SHONDA.... Read
Derived from the element mio, a Serbian form of the Slavic element milu meaning "dear", combined with miru meaning "peace" or "world".... Read
Lithuanian form of Constantinus (see CONSTANTINE).
Means "born during the brewing season" in Luhya.
From a surname that was originally derived from a place name meaning "ridge farm" in Old Norse.... Read
French form of Godafrid (see GODFREY).
Short form of ANTTONI, ANTUN, and other related names.... Read
Spanish and Manx form of Iohannes (see JOHN). This name is borne by Don Juan, a character from Spanish legend who, after killing his lover's father, is dragged to hell by the father's ghost.... Read
Hebrew form of ZEPHANIAH.
Icelandic form of Iohanna (see JOANNA).
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 지우 (see JI-U).... Read