Meaning unknown, probably of Aramaic origin. In the New Testament Clopas is mentioned briefly as the husband of one of the women who witnessed the crucifixion, sometimes identified with Alphaeus.... Read
From Japanese 孝 (taka) meaning "filial piety" and 子 (ko) meaning "child", as well as other combinations of kanji characters.... Read
From Latvian aina meaning "scene, sight".
Derived from Slavic mok meaning "wet, moist". Mokosh was a Slavic goddess of weaving, women, water and fertility. She was often depicted as a woman with a large head and long arms.... Read
Combination of ANTONIO and PIO.
Russian form of ALEXIS. This was the name of a 17th-century czar of Russia.... Read
Swedish form of Gregorius (see GREGORY).
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 九郎 (see KUROU).... Read
From the Latin name of the island of Britain, in occasional use as an English given name since the 18th century. This is also the name of the Roman female personification of Britain pictured on some British coins.... Read
Akkadian form of ASHURBANIPAL.
Diminutive of RONALD or VERONICA.
Short form of OLAMILEKAN.
Means "eagle" in Choctaw.
Spanish and Portuguese form of JASPER, as well as the Latin form.... Read
From Greek ευδοξος (eudoxos) meaning "of good repute, honoured", itself from ευ (eu) "good" and δοξα (doxa) "notion, reputation, honour". This was the name of a 4th-century BC Greek mathematician and astronomer.... Read
Anglicized form of ODHARNAIT.
Derived from a diminutive of Latin bonus meaning "good". This was the name of a 7th-century century saint, a bishop of Auvergne.... Read
Turkish form of MUHAMMAD.
From Japanese 優 (yuu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness", 悠 (yuu) meaning "distant, leisurely" or 勇 (yuu) meaning "brave" combined with 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big". Other combinations of kanji are possible.... Read
From the Late Latin name Calogerus meaning "beautiful elder", from Greek καλος (kalos) "beautiful" and γερων (geron) "old man, elder". This was the name of a 5th-century saint, a hermit of Sicily.... Read
French feminine form of CLEMENT.
Spanish form of CANDIDUS.
Possibly a Finnish diminutive of KLAUS.
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of ALBERT.
Feminine form of PELAGIUS. This was the name of a few early saints, including a young 4th-century martyr who threw herself from a rooftop in Antioch rather than lose her virginity.... Read
From Arabic عناية ('inayah) meaning "care, concern".... Read
Spanish variant form of XÓCHITL.
Czech, Slovak and Lithuanian form of BARBARA.
Greek and Russian form of GABRIEL.
Means "heaven, sky" in Korean.
Anglicized form of GRUFFUDD.
Bulgarian, Macedonian and Romanian form of GABRIEL.... Read
Old Norse form of STEINAR.
French diminutive of MODESTUS.
Italian form of NIKOSTRATOS.
Ukrainian form of EUGENIA.
Means "youth" in French. It is not used as a given name in France itself.... Read
From a surname that was originally from a place name meaning "Ella's town" in Old English. A famous bearer of this name is British musician Elton John (1947-), born Reginald Dwight, who adopted his stage name in honour of his former bandmate Elton Dean (1945-2006).... Read
Esperanto form of ALEXANDER.
Hebrew form of ZECHARIAH.
Means "helper" in Arabic. This transcription represents two different Arabic names.... Read
Of unknown etymology, possibly pre-Greek. According to Greek mythology he was a son of Creusa and Xuthus (or alternatively the god Apollo). He was said to be the ancestor of the Greek tribe of the Ionians.... Read
Spanish short form of RAFAEL.
Either a combination of LOU and ANNA or a variant of LUANA.... Read
Roman cognomen that was derived from the cognomen RUFUS. It was borne by several early saints.... Read
From the surname Nowell (a variant of NOEL).
Dutch diminutive of MARCELLUS.
Form of JEZEBEL used in some versions of the Italian Bible.... Read
Possibly means "palm-tree garden" in Arabic. This was the name of a wife of the Prophet Muhammad.... Read
Russian variant of SUSANNA.
Means "growth" in Arabic.
Irish Gaelic form of ELIZABETH (or sometimes of ALICE).... Read
Diminutive of FRANCIS or FRANCES.
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
Means "of Rhaetia". Rhaetia is a region in eastern Switzerland that got its name from the Rhaeti, a Celtic tribe who originally inhabited the area.... Read
Latinized form of the Greek name Ευδοκια (Eudokia), derived from the word ευδοκεω (eudokeo) meaning "to be well pleased, to be satisfied", itself derived from ευ (eu) "good" and δοκεω (dokeo) "to think, to imagine, to suppose". This name was common among Byzantine royalty. Saint Eudocia was the wife of... Read
Means "companion in evening talk" in Arabic, from the root سَمَرَ (samara) meaning "to talk in the evening".... Read
Short form of ELEFTHERIOS.
Means "hot, warm" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Ham is one of Noah's three sons, along with Shem and Japheth. He was the ancestor of the Egyptians and Canaanites.... Read
Form of Hebrew בַּעַל זְבוּב (Ba'al Zevuv) used in the Greek New Testament (see BEELZEBUB). The Greek form may represent a misspelling or it might be a pun based on Hebrew זֶבֶל (zevel) meaning "dung".... Read
Means "big medicine" in Oneida. This was the name of a chief of the Oneida people, also named Cornelius Hill (1834-1907).... Read
Means "wild thyme" in Greenlandic.
Means "faith" in Russian, though it is sometimes associated with the Latin word verus "true". It has been in general use in the English-speaking world since the late 19th century.... Read
Means "beautiful beyond limits" from Amharic ውብ (wb) meaning "beautiful" and ዳር (dar) meaning "limit, horizon, frontier, shore".... Read
From the name of the flowering plant called the gentian, the roots of which are used to create a tonic. It is derived from the name of the Illyrian king GENTIUS, who supposedly discovered its medicinal properties.... Read
Variant of AZRIEL. This was the name of an angel in Jewish and Muslim tradition who separated the soul from the body upon death. He is sometimes referred to as the Angel of Death.... Read
Romanian form of SERGIUS.
Latinized form of Nikolaos (see NICHOLAS). This form is also used in Germany as a variant of NIKOLAUS.... Read
From the name of an Italian city, commonly called Florence in English.... Read
Variant of ELUNED. In the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth, she is a servant of the Lady of the Fountain who rescues the knight Owain.... Read
Spanish and Portuguese feminine form of CALIXTUS.
Original Akkadian form of SARGON.
German contracted form of CONRAD.
Means "cloud" in Finnish.
From Sino-Korean 石 (seok) meaning "stone" or 錫 (seok) meaning "tin", as well as other characters that are pronounced the same way.... Read
From Chinese 杰 (jié) meaning "heroic, outstanding" or other characters that are pronounced similarly.... Read
Means "greatness" in Arabic.