Old English form of OSBORN.
From Armenian լուսին (lusin) meaning "moon".... Read
Form of DEBORAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.... Read
Ancient Greek personal name that was derived from the name of the Greek goddess APHRODITE.... Read
Means "immeasurable splendour" in Sanskrit. A famous bearer is Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan (1942-).... Read
Possibly means "sun" in Egyptian. Ra was an important Egyptian sun god originally worshipped in Heliopolis in Lower Egypt. He was usually depicted as a man with the head of a falcon crowned with a solar disc. In later times his attributes were often merged with those of other deities,... Read
Turkish feminine form of LATIF.
Feminine form of LUCILIUS.
Ukrainian form of DEMETRIUS.
From the Late Latin name Fidelis meaning "faithful". A famous bearer was revolutionary leader Fidel Castro (1926-2016), the former president of Cuba.... Read
Means "he says, he does" in Igbo.
Dutch and German variant of ARNOLD. This is also the Dutch word for "eagle".... Read
Means "excellence" in Armenian.
Biblical Hebrew form of NAAMAH.
Means "reddish brown" in Welsh. It is sometimes used as a Welsh form of RODERICK.... Read
Yiddish variant of ELIEZER. This is the name of a character in the musical 'Fiddler on the Roof' (1964).... Read
Derived from the Old Norse elements Þórr (see THOR) and fríðr "beautiful".... Read
Catalan cognate of NIEVES.
Polish form of DAVID, as well as the Biblical Hebrew form.... Read
Originally this was a masculine name, coming into use in America in 1927 when the dance called the Lindy Hop became popular. The dance was probably named for aviator Charles Lindbergh. Later this name was used as a diminutive of LINDA.... Read
Means "secret, whisper" in Arabic.
Variant or feminine form of AARON.
Turkish feminine form of JAMIL.
Means "sorrow" in Hebrew. This is the name of a character in the Old Testament who is blessed by God.... Read
From Egyptian Ra-msj-sw meaning "born of Ra", composed of the name of the supreme god RA combined with the Egyptian root mesu "be born". Rameses was the name of eleven Egyptian kings of the New Kingdom. The most important of these were Rameses II the Great who campaigned against the... Read
Form of JOHANNES used in various languages. This name was borne by the 15th-century Flemish painter Jan van Eyck and the 17th-century Dutch painter Jan Vermeer.... Read
Alternate transcription of Hebrew צִלָּה (see TZILA).... Read
Polish cognate of BOŽIDAR.
From the name of the Dardani, an Illyrian tribe who lived on the Balkan Peninsula. Their name may derive from an Illyrian word meaning "pear". They were unrelated to the ancient people who were also called the Dardans who lived near Troy.... Read
Old Germanic form of MEINRAD.
Alternate transcription of Ukrainian/Russian Оксана (see OKSANA).... Read
Italian form of Angelus (see ANGEL).
Alternate transcription of Persian فیروزه (see FIRUZEH).... Read
From Japanese 晴 (haru) meaning "clear weather", 遥 (haru) meaning "distant, remote" or 春 (haru) meaning "spring" combined with 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.... Read
From Japanese 萌 (moe) meaning "bud, sprout". Other kanji with the same reading can also form this name.... Read
Slovene, Serbian and Macedonian feminine form of DAMIAN.... Read
Means "sapling" in Turkish and Azerbaijani.
Icelandic form of CHRISTINA.
Spanish feminine form of GALLUS.
From Tahitian here "loved, dear" and nui "big".
French, Spanish and Portuguese form of SALOME.
Indonesian form of SUSHILA.
From an English surname meaning "pilgrim". It is ultimately from Latin palma "palm tree", since pilgrims to the Holy Land often brought back palm fronds as proof of their journey.... Read
From a Scottish surname that was derived from the name of a district in Scotland. The district, called Leamhnachd in Gaelic, possibly means "place of elms".... Read
Diminutive of LUDVÍK and other names beginning with Lud.... Read
Medieval diminutive of LAURENCE (1).
Bulgarian form of YVETTE.
Slovene, Croatian and Serbian form of MATTHIAS, used to refer to the apostle chosen to replace Judas Iscariot. It is occasionally used as a feminine name.... Read
Means "friend of god", derived from Old English god combined with wine "friend". This was the name of the powerful 11th-century Earl of Wessex, the father of King Harold II of England.... Read
From the Germanic name Chlodochar meaning "famous army", derived from the elements hlud "famous" and hari "army". This was the name of a 9th-century Frankish king, the son of Louis I, who ruled the region called Lorraine. It was also borne by medieval kings of France, Italy and the Holy... Read
Roman cognomen meaning "white, bright" in Latin.
Means "wind, air" in Sanskrit.
From Latin Iuppiter, which was ultimately derived from the Indo-European *Dyeu-pater, composed of the elements Dyeus (see ZEUS) and pater "father". Jupiter was the supreme god in Roman mythology. He presided over the heavens and light, and was responsible for the protection and laws of the Roman state. This is... Read
Yiddish diminutive of HIRSH.
Old French form of MILLICENT.
Old English name of unknown meaning.
Ancient Greek form of CLEISTHENES.
From a surname that was derived from the Old English given name GLÆDWINE.... Read
From the Hebrew name יְהוֹשֻׁעַ (Yehoshu'a) meaning "YAHWEH is salvation", from the roots יְהוֹ (yeho) referring to the Hebrew God and יָשַׁע (yasha') meaning "to save". As told in the Old Testament, Joshua was a companion of Moses. He went up Mount Sinai with Moses when he received the Ten... Read
Either a Bulgarian form of REGINA or a feminine form of RAYNO.... Read
Swedish form of ARNBJǪRG.
Lithuanian form of ARNOLD.
From Yiddish גליק (glik) meaning "luck".... Read
Spanish diminutive of JOSEPH.
Polish form of ANATOLIUS.
Means "horizon" in Hebrew.
Means "white snow" from the Welsh element gwyn meaning "white, fair, blessed" combined with eira meaning "snow".... Read
Old Norse form of FRITJOF.
Means "breach, burst forth" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the twin brother of Zerah.... Read
Short form of DIONYSIOS and other Greek names beginning with the Greek element Διος (Dios) meaning "of ZEUS". This was the name of a 4th-century BC tyrant of Syracuse. It has been used as an American given name since the middle of the 20th century.... Read
Diminutive of MARÍA DEL CARMEN.
Old Norse form of HAROLD.
Turkish feminine form of SHARIF.