Bulgarian feminine diminutive of PETAR.
Means "strong, mighty" in Hebrew. This word is used in the Hebrew Bible to describe God.... Read
Latinized form of the Greek name Agapetos (see AGAPITO).... Read
Georgian form of HERAKLES.
Means "spruce tree" in Lithuanian. In a Lithuanian legend Eglė was a young woman who married a sea snake.... Read
From Japanese 蓮 (ren) meaning "lotus", 恋 (ren) meaning "love", or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.... Read
Italian feminine form of JUSTIN.
Means "handsome" in Arabic, from the root حَسُنَ (hasuna) meaning "to be beautiful, to be good". Hasan was the son of Ali and the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad. He was poisoned by one of his wives and is regarded as a martyr by Shia Muslims. This was also the... Read
Hebrew form of HANAN (1).
Means "wide, open" in Finnish.
From the name of a variety of flower. It is also an English form of COLOMBINA, the pantomime character.... Read
Possibly means "mountain goats" in Arabic. This name was borne by some relatives of the Prophet Muhammad. It was also the name of a 12th-century queen of Yemen.... Read
From a nickname that is commonly used to denote a young boy, derived from the English word son.... Read
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of ERASMUS.
Romanian, Russian and Bulgarian form of IGNATIUS.
Derived from Greek ασπασιος (aspasios) meaning "welcome, embrace". This was the name of the lover of Pericles (5th century BC).... Read
Means either "friend" or "gentle" in Arabic.
Means "winning wealth" in Sanskrit.
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
Means "father has returned" in Yoruba.
Means "peace" in Finnish.
Italian form of Terentius (see TERENCE).
Derived from the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love".... Read
Latinized form of Greek Πανκρατιος (Pankratios), derived from παν (pan) "all" and κρατος (kratos) "power". Early Byzantine Christians used this as a title of Christ. It was borne by two saints, a 1st-century Sicilian martyr and a semi-legendary 4th-century Roman martyr.... Read
German, French, Spanish and Dutch form of BILHAH.
Short form of PRISCILLA. This is also the Italian word for the squill flower (genus Scilla).... Read
Form of PHILIP in various languages.
Means "friend" in Sanskrit, a cognate of MITHRA. This is a transcription of both the feminine form मित्रा and the masculine form मित्र, which is the name of a Hindu god of friendship and contracts who appears in the Rigveda.... Read
Means "without sorrow" in Sanskrit. This name was borne by Ashoka the Great, a 3rd-century BC emperor of India.... Read
Means "charm, grace" in Finnish.
Means "shooting star, meteor" in Arabic.
Scottish Gaelic form of JACK.
Italian form of DEODATUS.
Hungarian and Slovak form of MARGARET.
Anglicized form of ÉIBHEAR.
Southern Indian form of ANANTA.
Russian form of PROKOPIOS.
Simply from the English word rain, derived from Old English regn.... Read
Possibly means either "stockade" or "horn, trumpet" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a both a city and a son of Ashhur.... Read
Hungarian form of MONICA.
Feminine form of SAMIR (2).
Medieval Slavic form of BOŽO.
Breton form of IVO (1) or YVES.
Means "strong jewel" in Mongolian.
Serbian and Croatian diminutive of VERA (1).
Means "powerful, respected, beloved", derived from Arabic عزّ ('azza) meaning "to be powerful" or "to be cherished". In Islamic tradition العزيز (al-'Aziz) is one of the 99 names of Allah. A notable bearer of the name was Al-'Aziz, a 10th-century Fatimid caliph.... Read
Combination of ROSA (1) and the popular name suffix bel. It was created in the 18th century.... Read
From the Gaelic name Tuilelaith, which was derived from Irish tuile "abundance" and flaith "princess".... Read
Ukrainian form of SIMON (1), as well as an alternate transcription of Russian Семён (see SEMYON).... Read
From the Old Norse name Dagmær, derived from the elements dagr "day" and mær "maid". This was the name adopted by the popular Bohemian wife of the Danish king Valdemar II when they married in 1205. Her birth name was Markéta.... Read
Bengali and Odia variant of ARAVIND.
From a term referring to enlightenment in Buddhism, derived from Sanskrit बोधि (bodhi).... Read
Alternate transcription of Russian Юрий (see YURIY).... Read
Combination of JOANNE and ANDREA (2).
Old Norse and Icelandic form of EGIL.
From Japanese 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful" and 穂 (ho) meaning "grain". Other kanji combinations are also possible.... Read
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 영자 (see YEONG-JA).... Read
From Sino-Vietnamese 瓊 (quỳnh) meaning "deep red".... Read
Meaning unknown. In Greek myth Midas was a king of Phrygia in Asia Minor. He was granted a wish by the god Dionysos - that everything he touch be turned to gold.... Read
Means "golden flower" in Mongolian.
Possibly from the name of the Greek city of Delphi, the site of an oracle of Apollo, which is possibly related to Greek δελφυς (delphys) "womb". It was used in the play 'The Prophetess' (1647), in which it belongs to the title prophetess.... Read
Possibly means "attractive" in Cherokee.
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 영수 (see YEONG-SU).... Read
Combination of the popular name elements Shan and ene.... Read
Italian feminine form of Florentius (see FLORENCE).... Read
Dutch form of Constantinus (see CONSTANTINE).
From Japanese 晴 (haru) meaning "clear weather" or 陽 (haru) meaning "light, sun, male" combined with 輝 (ki) meaning "brightness" or 生 (ki) meaning "living". Other kanji combinations are possible.... Read
Brazilian Portuguese form of MONICA.
Strictly feminine variant of DOR.
From the Greek name Πτολεμαιος (Ptolemaios), derived from Greek πολεμηιος (polemeios) meaning "aggressive, warlike". Ptolemy was the name of several Greco-Egyptian rulers of Egypt, all descendants of Ptolemy I, one of the generals of Alexander the Great. This was also the name of a Greek astronomer.... Read
Means "friend of peace" from the Old English elements wine "friend" and friþ "peace". This was the birth name of the 8th-century missionary Saint Boniface. It became rare after the Norman Conquest, though it was revived in the 19th century.... Read
Arabic and Turkish form of JONAH.
Alternate transcription of Arabic محمّد (see MUHAMMAD).... Read
Spanish feminine form of PIUS.
Greek form of JOACHIM, found in the apocryphal Gospel of James.... Read