Norwegian variant of SOLVEIG. It is also used as a short form of SILVIA.
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of LEANDER.
Old English form of EDGAR.
Scandinavian form of NICHOLAS.
Portuguese form of Bonifatius (see BONIFACE).
Scandinavian variant of BIRGITTA.
Alternate transcription of Arabic هارون (see HARUN).... Read
Latvian form of CHRISTINA.
Meaning unknown. It was popularized by Eino Leino's poem 'Kimmo's Revenge' (1902).... Read
From Chinese 林 (lín) meaning "forest" or 琳 (lín) meaning "fine jade, gem". Other characters can also form this name.... Read
Icelandic form of Iohannes (see JOHN).
French form of the Roman name Maxentius, a derivative of Latin maximus "greatest". This was the agnomen of an early 4th-century Roman emperor, a rival of Constantine. It was also borne by a 6th-century saint from Agde in France.... Read
Diminutive of IVA (1), IVA (2) or IVA (3).
Original Roman form of EMILIANO.
From a Scottish surname that was derived from various place names, themselves derived from Gaelic druim meaning "ridge".... Read
Combination of the prefix Ra with the name SHAUN.
Form of NOAH (1) used in the Greek and Latin Bible.... Read
Hungarian form of ALOYSIUS.
Means "sapling, young tree" in Finnish.
Yiddish short form of JUDITH.
Old Hungarian name of unknown meaning.
Danish diminutive of DOROTHEA.
Means "dream" in Lithuanian.
Created by author George R. R. Martin for a popular character in his series 'A Song of Ice and Fire', published beginning 1996, and the television adaptation 'Game of Thrones' (2011-2019). In the story Arya is the second daughter of Ned Stark, the lord of Winterfell.... Read
Turkish variant of ATTILA.
Alternate transcription of Greek Φωτεινη (see FOTINI).... Read
Means "contempt" in Hebrew. This is the name of a son of ABRAHAM's brother Nahor in the Old Testament.... Read
German form of VÁCLAV, via the Latinized form Venceslaus.... Read
Old Germanic form of ROBERT.
From the Hebrew name צְפַנְיָה (Tzefanyah) meaning "YAHWEH has hidden", derived from צָפַן (tzafan) meaning "to hide" and יָה (yah) referring to the Hebrew God. This is the name of one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament, the author of the Book of Zephaniah.... Read
Diminutive of JULIA or JULIAN.
Serbian and Macedonian form of JOHN.
Modern form of PRABHAKARA.
From the name NİSA combined with Arabic نور (nur) meaning "light".... Read
From the Hebrew name זַכָּי (Zakkai) meaning "pure". This is the name of a minor character in the Old Testament.... Read
Germanic name derived from the element hrok meaning "rest". This was the name of a 14th-century French saint who nursed victims of the plague but eventually contracted the disease himself. He is the patron saint of the sick.... Read
Italian form of BALTHAZAR.
Alternate transcription of Arabic هنيّة (see HANIYYA).... Read
Danish and Norwegian form of Gregorius (see GREGORY).... Read
Means "born on Nkwo" in Igbo, Nkwo being one of the days of the Igbo week.... Read
Derived from Greek ‘ηρως (heros) meaning "hero". In Greek legend she was the lover of Leander, who would swim across the Hellespont each night to meet her. He was killed on one such occasion when he got caught in a storm while in the water, and when Hero saw his... Read
Modern Greek form of GREGORY.
Means "first of twins" in Luganda.
Possibly means "pleasant" in Irish.
Feminine form of ARGYROS.
Old Breton form of JUDICAËL.
Means "sun" in Welsh. This is a modern Welsh name.
From the Old Norse name Friðþjófr meaning "thief of peace", derived from the elements friðr "peace" and þjófr "thief".... Read
Means "pleasant" in Hebrew. This name is borne in the Old Testament by both a daughter of Lamech and a wife of Solomon. Some later Jewish texts give Naamah as the name of Noah's wife, even though she is not named in the Old Testament.... Read
From the Greek Ζεφυρος (Zephyros) meaning "the west wind". Zephyros was the Greek god of the west wind.... Read
Older form of AODHÁN. This was the name of a 6th-century king of the Scots.... Read
Modern Hebrew form of SOLOMON.
English form of GERVASIUS. The Normans introduced this name to England in the Middle Ages, though it has since become rare.... Read
Norman name, possibly derived from Gothic dragen "to carry" or Saxon drog "ghost". Alternatively, it could be from the Slavic element dragu "precious, dear". The Normans introduced this name to England.... Read
From a surname meaning "chase, hunt" in Middle English, originally a nickname for a huntsman.... Read
Italian form of Pompeius (see POMPEY).
Latvian cognate of WALDEMAR.
Romanian form of CAROLUS. This was the name of two Romanian kings.... Read
Alternate transcription of Hebrew חַיִּים (see CHAYIM).... Read
Lithuanian feminine form of LUDWIG.
Galician form of BENEDICT.
French feminine form of MICHEL.
Means "YAHWEH is perfect" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of both a son of Gideon and a king of Judah.... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic سليمان (see SULAYMAN), as well as the usual Indonesian and Malay form.... Read
Means "elf" in Irish Gaelic. This name occurs frequently in Irish legend, borne for example by the husband of Queen Medb.... Read
From the Roman cognomen Albanus, which meant "from Alba". Alba (from Latin albus "white") was the name of various places within the Roman Empire, including the city Alba Longa. This name was borne by Saint Alban, the first British martyr (4th century). According to tradition, he sheltered a fugitive priest... Read
Means "beautiful" in Maori.
Original Latin form of FREDIANO.
Scottish form of LILLIAN.
Norwegian form of ÞÓRBJǪRG.
Combination of YUNUS and EMRE, given in reference to the 13th-century poet.... Read
Derived from Sanskrit निकेत (niketa) meaning "house, habitation".... Read