Combination of KIMBERLY and LYNN.
Form of ISHMAEL used in the Latin Old Testament.
Combination of JEAN (1) and FRANÇOIS.
Swedish and Norwegian form of LAUGE.
Old French feminine form of Iohannes (see JOHN).
Catalan form of Radulf (see RALPH).
Form of SAMUEL found in the Latin Old Testament.
Derived from the Germanic element geb "gift" combined with hard "brave, hardy". Saint Gebhard was a 10th-century bishop of Constance.... Read
Diminutive of CONCEPCIÓN. This name can also mean "seashell" in Spanish.... Read
Derived from the Old Norse elements rún "secret lore" and arr "warrior". This name did not exist in Old Norse, but was created in the modern era.... Read
From the older English name Dederick, which was in origin a Low German form of THEODORIC. It was imported to England from the Low Countries in the 15th century.... Read
Southern Italian form of MANFRED.
Probably from Middle Persian swhr "red" and ab "water". In the 11th-century Persian epic the 'Shahnameh' this is the name of the son of the hero Rostam. He was tragically slain in battle by his father, who was unaware he was fighting his own son.... Read
Portuguese form of Eugenius (see EUGENE).
Old English form of ULRIC.
Medieval Slavic form of MOJMÍR.
Feminine form of BOGUMIŁ.
Dutch diminutive of BARTHOLOMEW.
Means "a multitude of lotuses", a derivative of Sanskrit पद्म (padma) meaning "lotus".... Read
Means "cantua flower" in Aymara (species Cantua buxifolia).... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic رضاء (see RIDHA).... Read
Russian form of the Latin name Sabellius meaning "a Sabine". The Sabines were an ancient people who lived in central Italy.... Read
Italian feminine form of FERDINAND.
Catalan form of Lucas (see LUKE).
Serbian and Macedonian form of ISAIAH.
European Portuguese form of APOLLONIA.
Greek form of THUCYDIDES.
Form of DANIEL in several languages.
Slovak and Croatian form of BARTHOLOMEW.
Diminutive of GEORGI or EVGENI.
Modern northern Indian form of NARAYANA.
Variant of OISÍN used by James Macpherson in his epic poems, which he claimed to have based on early Irish legends.... Read
Alternate transcription of Russian Анатолий (see ANATOLIY).... Read
Form of DANIEL in various languages.
From the Latin Cupido meaning "desire". This was the name of the Roman god of love, the son of Venus and Mars. He was portrayed as a winged, blindfolded boy, armed with a bow and arrows, which caused the victim to fall in love. His Greek equivalent was Eros.... Read
This name was assumed by Ayn Rand (1905-1982), originally named Alice Rosenbaum, a Russian-American writer and philosopher. She apparently based it on a Finnish name she had heard, but never seen written.... Read
Means "feather" in Choctaw.
Possibly an alteration of LEROY.
Means "pleasure" in Hebrew. This name appears in the Old Testament Apocrypha in the Book of Tobit.... Read
Feminine diminutive of MICHELE (1).
Armenian form of ARSENIOS.
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi दिलीप, Malayalam ദിലീപ്, Kannada ದಿಲೀಪ್, Tamil திலீப் or Telugu దిలీప్ (see DILIP).... Read
Means "I am faithful" in Latin. This name is commonly given to dogs.... Read
Catalan feminine form of JOACHIM.
Means "homecoming" in Greek. In Homer's 'Iliad' this was the name of the king of Pylos, famous for his great wisdom and longevity, who acted as a counselor to the Greek allies.... Read
Western Armenian transcription of AVETIS.
Combination of the names of the Hindu gods HARI (referring to Vishnu) and INDRA.... Read
Derived from the Slavic element rad "happy, willing" combined with meru "great, famous" or miru "peace, world".... Read
Meaning unknown. In the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth, he was the lover of Blodeuwedd. He attempted to murder her husband Lleu Llaw Gyffes but was himself killed.... Read
Southern Indian form of SUNITA.
Portuguese form of GLORIA.
French form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
Medieval diminutive of JORDAN. Modern use of this name is inspired by the surname that was derived from the medieval name.... Read
Macedonian form of LYUBEN.
Means "beautiful, gorgeous" in Tagalog.
Means "illustrious, noble" in Greek. This was the mother of Pentheus in Greek myth.... Read
Lithuanian form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
Feminine diminutive of LODEWIJK.
Means "song" in Greek. In Greek mythology she was one of the original three muses, the muse of song.... Read
From Dutch mirte, a cognate of MYRTLE.
From a term used in Turkish folklore referring to the warming of temperature at the end of winter, thought to occur in three stages affecting air, water, then earth.... Read
Old English form of CUTHBERT.
Means either "paid for" or "friend" in Hebrew. This is the name of many characters in the Old Testament.... Read
Derived from a diminutive of Latin bonus meaning "good". This was the name of a 7th-century century saint, a bishop of Auvergne.... Read
Yiddish variant of EZEKIEL.
Portuguese form of Fulvius (see FULVIO).
Derived from Turkish or "great" and the title khan meaning "leader". This was the name of a 14th-century sultan of the Ottoman Empire.... Read
Short form of MAXIMILIAN (or sometimes of MAXWELL in English). It is also an alternate transcription of Russian Макс (see MAKS).... Read
Original Latin form of PATRICK.