Romanian and Welsh form of JOHN. This is also an alternate transcription of Bulgarian Йоан (see YOAN (2)).... Read
Meaning unknown, possibly of Turkic or Germanic origin. This name was borne by the most powerful of Attila's wives.... Read
Catalan feminine form of Angelus (see ANGEL).
Diminutive of IVA (1), IVA (2) or IVA (3).
Swedish and Finnish form of HEILWIG.
Persian form of ISHMAEL. It is also an alternate transcription of Arabic إسماعيل (see ISMA'IL).... Read
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "wild-garlic island" in Old English.... Read
French diminutive of ROSE.
Danish and Norwegian form of BJÖRN.
Akkadian form of BELSHAZZAR.
Possibly derived from Old Norse kildr meaning "a spring".... Read
From the Greek name Αντιγονος (Antigonos), derived from αντι (anti) "against, compared to, like" and γονευς (goneus) "ancestor". This was the name of one of Alexander the Great's generals. After Alexander died, he took control of most of Asia Minor.... Read
Derived from Slavic veliku meaning "great".
Kazakh and Tatar form of TAL'AT.
Turkish feminine form of HUSNI.
Combination of MUHAMAD and the Turkic title khan meaning "ruler, leader".... Read
Modern Hebrew form of JOB.
Romanian, Bulgarian and Macedonian form of APOSTOLOS.... Read
Latinized form of the Greek name Αγαθη (Agathe), derived from Greek αγαθος (agathos) meaning "good". Saint Agatha was a 3rd-century martyr from Sicily who was tortured and killed after spurning the advances of a Roman official. The saint was widely revered in the Middle Ages, and her name has been... Read
Limburgish form of RAYMOND. Its spelling has been influenced by the French pronunciation of Raymond.... Read
Portuguese form of STEPHEN.
Means "God has come" in Yoruba.
Means "sapling" in Turkish and Azerbaijani.
Short form of ENCARNACIÓN.
Derived from Albanian fatmirë meaning "lucky".... Read
Means "right-handed, blessed, lucky" in Arabic.
French form of the Greek name Τελεσφορος (Telesphoros) meaning "bringing fulfillment" or "bearing fruit". Saint Telesphorus was a 2nd-century pope and martyr.... Read
Means "dove" in Albanian.
Means "division, channel" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is the son of Eber.... Read
Polish form of MARCELLUS.
Romanian feminine form of GEORGE.
Finnish and Dutch form of MARIA.
From a surname that was originally derived from Occitan garric meaning "oak tree grove".... Read
Derived from South Slavic благ (blag) meaning "sweet, pleasant, good".... Read
Polish diminutive of HANNA (1).
Dutch and Swedish form of PETRONILLA.
Croatian and Slovene form of Fabianus (see FABIAN).... Read
Danish and Norwegian form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).... Read
Polish and Czech form of GERTRUDE.
Romanian form of CONSTANTIA.
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 "young woman" in Hebrew.
German form of GERVASIUS.
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a figure in Ganda mythology associated with forests and hunting.... Read
Means "little pale green one", derived from Irish odhra "pale green, sallow" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of a saint who travelled with Saint Columba through Scotland.... Read
Old Norse form of BJARTE.
Turkish and Bosnian form of ANIS.
From Sumerian 𒂗 (en) meaning "lord" and 𒆠 (ki) meaning "earth, ground" (though maybe originally from 𒆳 (kur) meaning "underworld, mountain"). Enki, called Ea by the Akkadians, Assyrians and Babylonians, was the Sumerian god of water and wisdom and the keeper of the Me, the divine laws.... Read
Feminine form of DOBROSLAV.
Means "solar disk" in Egyptian. Aton was an Egyptian god of the sun, depicted as a solar disk with long rays extending downwards. The worship of Aton was especially extensive during the reign of the pharaoh Akhenaton, who proclaimed Aton was the only god.... Read
Medieval Slavic form of VÁCLAV.
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of GUSTAV.
Old Norse name meaning "bright advice", derived from the elements regin "advice, counsel" and heiðr "brightness".... Read
From a surname that was originally derived from a place name meaning "shelf town" in Old English.... Read
Bosnian form of ABD ALLAH.
Ukrainian form of CHRISTINA.
Feminine form of KRASIMIR.
From the Greek name Αιας (Aias), perhaps deriving from Greek αιαστης (aiastes) "mourner" or αια (aia) "earth, land". In Greek mythology this was the name of two of the heroes who fought for the Greeks in the Trojan War, the son of Telamon and the son of Oileus. When the... Read
Diminutive of ALISON, ALEXANDRA and other names beginning with the same sound.... Read
Georgian form of TAHMASP.
Alternate transcription of Tamil சிவா, Telugu శివ, Kannada ಶಿವ or Malayalam ശിവ (see SHIVA (1)).... Read
From a Welsh place name meaning "high hill", derived from Welsh tal "high" and bryn "hill".... Read
Latinized form of Greek Αλκυονη (Alkyone), derived from the word αλκυων (alkyon) meaning "kingfisher". In Greek myth this name belonged to a daughter of Aeolus and the wife of Ceyx. After her husband was killed in a shipwreck she threw herself into the water, but the gods saved her and... Read
Slovene form of IGNATIUS.
Means "lotus" in Sanskrit. This was the name of a son of the 3rd-century BC Indian emperor Ashoka.... Read
From Sino-Korean 貞 (jeong) meaning "virtuous, chaste, loyal" or 正 (jeong) meaning "right, proper, correct" combined with 淑 (suk) meaning "good, pure, virtuous, charming". Other hanja combinations are possible.... Read
From Greek ευδοξια (eudoxia) meaning "good repute, good judgement", itself from ευ (eu) "good" and δοξα (doxa) "notion, reputation, honour".... Read
Anglicized form of COMHGHÁN.
Portuguese form of LUCIA.
Old Slavic form of ONESIMUS.
Derived from the element mio, a Serbo-Croatian form of the Slavic element milu meaning "dear", combined with dragu meaning "precious".... Read