German variant of LEOPOLD.
Old Germanic form of BALDWIN.
Alternate transcription of Arabic جبريل (see JIBRIL).... Read
Alternate transcription of Persian مسعود (see MAS'UD).... Read
From Chinese 秀 (xiù) meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding" combined with 兰 (lán) meaning "orchid, elegant". This name can be formed of other character combinations as well.... Read
French form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
Russian form of ELIZABETH. This was the name of an 18th-century Russian empress.... Read
Means "strength, power" in Zulu and Ndebele.
Means "dragon" in Turkish, of Persian origin.
Dutch form of Iudocus (see JOYCE), sometimes used as a diminutive of JUSTUS or JOZEF.... Read
Slovene diminutive of JOSEPH.
Means "salutation" in Sanskrit.
Means "breath" in Sanskrit.
From the Greek place name Πυθω (Pytho), an older name of the city of Delphi, which was probably derived from Greek πυθω (pytho) meaning "to rot". This was an epithet of Apollo.... Read
Alternate transcription of Amharic ወርቅነሽ (see WORKNESH).... Read
Means "vengeance and glory" from the Slavic elements misti "vengeance" and slava "glory".... Read
From a surname that was a variant of WALLACE. Wallis Simpson (1895-1986) was the divorced woman whom Edward VIII married, which forced him to abdicate the British throne.... Read
Derivative of Clemens (see CLEMENT).
Means "born together" from Irish comh "together" and gan "born".... Read
Spanish feminine form of PIUS.
Short form of JOSEFIEN and other names ending with a similar sound.... Read
Portuguese form of Martinus (see MARTIN).
Turkish form of SAFIYYAH.
Possibly means "who is what Aku is?" in Akkadian, Aku being the name of the Babylonian god of the moon. In the Book of Daniel in the Old Testament this is the Babylonian name of Mishael, one of the three men cast into a blazing furnace but saved from harm... Read
From the Spanish place name Idoia, possibly meaning "pond" in Basque, an important place of worship of the Virgin Mary.... Read
Anglicized form of NEASA.
Medieval form of LETITIA.
From Japanese 大 (hiro) meaning "big, great" or 博 (hiro) meaning "command, esteem" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person", 翔 (to) meaning "soar, glide" or 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation. Other kanji combinations can also form this name.... Read
Means "be happy", from Turkish şen "happy".
Means "God is release" in Hebrew. This is the name of several people in the Old Testament including a son of David.... Read
From Japanese 百 (momo) meaning "hundred" or 桃 (momo) meaning "peach" combined with 花 (ka) meaning "flower" or 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance". Other kanji combinations are possible.... Read
Hungarian form of MATILDA.
From a surname meaning "son of AGNES".
Ancient Greek form of GREGORY.
Meaning unknown, possibly of Persian origin. In Book of Esther in the Old Testament this is the name of a son of Haman the Agagite.... Read
Diminutive of ALEXANDROS.
Means "inspiration" in Turkish.
Latinized form of the Greek name Αρχελαος (Archelaos), which meant "master of the people" from αρχος (archos) "master" and λαος (laos) "people". This was the name of a son of Herod the Great. He ruled over Judea, Samaria and Idumea.... Read
Means "north wind, winter storm" in Tagalog.
Byname derived from Old English wamb meaning "belly".... Read
Feminine diminutive of the Roman family name DOMITIUS. This was the name of the wife of the Roman emperor Vespasian and the mother of emperors Titus and Domitian.... Read
Means "divine victory" from Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory" and देव (deva) meaning "god". This was the name of a 13th-century Indian poet.... Read
Means "useful man" in Turkish.
Medieval Slavic name derived from Slavic blagu meaning "good, blessed, happy".... Read
Biblical Hebrew form of ABIJAH.
Means "lamp, light" in Hindi.
Polish form of MARCELLUS.
Short form of ALEKSANDER.
From an English surname that can derive from several different sources: the Anglo-Norman given name Huard, which was from the Germanic name HUGHARD; the Anglo-Scandinavian given name Haward, from the Old Norse name HÁVARÐR; or the Middle English term ewehirde meaning "ewe herder". This is the surname of a British... Read
Lithuanian form of AUGUSTUS.
Feminine form of RUFINUS.
Means "fragrant" in Comanche. This was the name of a 19th-century chief of the Comanche.... Read
Short form of JANET, JANICE, and other names beginning with Jan.... Read
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "west meadow" in Old English. It has been sometimes given in honour of John Wesley (1703-1791), the founder of Methodism.... Read
Lithuanian form of THADDEUS.
French feminine form of Joscelin (see JOCELYN).
Slovak and Slovene form of STEPHEN.
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of SATURNINUS.... Read
Slovene form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Tadhgáin meaning "descendant of Tadhgán". The given name Tadhgán is a diminutive of TADHG.... Read
Means "raven" in Irish. In Irish legend Bran was a mariner who was involved in several adventures.... Read
From the name of the purple semi-precious stone, which is derived from the Greek negative prefix α (a) and μεθυστος (methystos) meaning "intoxicated, drunk", as it was believed to be a remedy against drunkenness.... Read
Modern German form of LEOBWIN.
Polish diminutive of BARTŁOMIEJ or BARTOSZ.
Probably derived from the name of the Germanic tribe the Jutes, who originated in Denmark and later invaded and settled in England. The name of the tribe, recorded in Latin as Iutae and Old English as Eotas, is of uncertain origin.... Read
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
From the medieval Latin name Christianus meaning "a Christian" (see CHRISTOS). In England it has been in use since the Middle Ages, during which time it was used by both males and females, but it did not become common until the 17th century. In Denmark the name has been borne... Read
Italian form of Iohannes (see JOHN). The Renaissance painter Giovanni Bellini (1430-1516) and the painter and sculptor Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) were two famous bearers of this name.... Read
Greek form of CLYTEMNESTRA.
Means "strong" in Javanese.
From Japanese 吉 (yoshi) meaning "good luck", 義 (yoshi) meaning "righteous", or 良 (yoshi) meaning "good, virtuous, respectable", as well as other kanji with the same reading.... Read
Ancient Greek name derived from βιος (bios) meaning "life".... Read
Alternate transcription of Hindi देवदास (see DEVADAS).... Read
Alternate transcription of Russian Ермолай (see YERMOLAI).... Read