Italian form of ANTIOCHUS.
Means "perfect" in Arabic.
Serbian and Croatian form of SPYRIDON, as well as an alternate transcription of the Greek name.... Read
Spanish and Portuguese form of AGATHA.
Portuguese form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
Sardinian feminine form of Paulus (see PAUL).
Meaning unknown. In Polynesian mythology he was the god of the sea, the son of Rangi and Papa. He separated his parents' embrace, creating the earth and the sky.... Read
Scandinavian and Finnish form of LÁILÁ.... Read
Means "moonlight" in Sanskrit.
Means "king" in Arabic. In Islamic tradition الملك (al-Malik) is one of the 99 names of Allah. This can also be another way of transcribing the name مالك (see MAALIK).... Read
From Japanese 菖蒲 (ayame) meaning "iris". Other kanji or combinations of kanji can also form this name.... Read
From Japanese 清 (kiyo) meaning "clear, pure, clean" or 聖 (kiyo) meaning "holy" and 子 (ko) meaning "child". This name can also be formed from other combinations of kanji characters.... Read
Hungarian and Swedish form of EDITH.
Old Norse name derived from hugr "heart, mind, spirit" and leikr "play".... Read
Germanic name, originally a short form of names beginning with the Germanic element iv meaning "yew". Alternative theories suggest that it may in fact be derived from a cognate Celtic element. This was the name of several saints (who are also commonly known as Saint Yves or Ives).... Read
Form of TATIANA in several languages.
Turkish and Azerbaijani form of ARIF.
Possibly from Czech brečet "cry, weep" combined with the Slavic element slava "glory".... Read
Derived from the Old English elements ceol "keel" and mund "protection".... Read
Combination of ANNA and MIEKE.
From an Aramaic form of YAAKOV. Akiva (or Akiba) ben Joseph was a prominent 1st-century Jewish rabbi.... Read
Anglicized form of EITHNE.
Masculine form of BAHIJA.
Anglicized form of AIFRIC.
Macedonian form of GEORGE.
Means "chastity" in Arabic.
Means "leader" in Arabic.
German, Dutch and Scandinavian form of ERNEST.
From the Old Norse byname Erlendr, which was derived from ørlendr meaning "foreigner".... Read
Masculine form of FELICIA. This was the name of a 4th-century saint, a companion of Saint Castor of Karden.... Read
Probably a blend of SHONA and RHONDA.
From a surname, originally from the name of a Scottish town (now a district of Edinburgh), which is derived from Gaelic lìte "wet, damp". It is also the name of the river that flows though Edinburgh.... Read
Dutch diminutive of MARIA.
Derived from the Germanic elements ort "point" and run "secret".... Read
From a French surname of unknown meaning. It was used as a given name in honour of American actress and dancer Cyd Charisse (1921-2008).... Read
Means "easy, simple, natural" in Sanskrit.
Feminine form of BRONISŁAW.
Composed of the Irish elements ior, of unknown meaning, and flaith "lord". Saint Iarfhlaith was a 6th-century bishop from Galway, Ireland.... Read
Romanian form of ATHANASIUS.
Means "daisy" in Croatian.
Perhaps a variant of BRANDY or a feminine form of BRAND.... Read
Old Slavic form of ESTHER.
Variant of MAHENDRA used by Sikhs.
Derived from a South Slavic word meaning "east".
From an English surname that was originally derived from a diminutive of the given name WILLIAM.... Read
Form of NIMROD used in the Greek Old Testament.
Bosnian feminine form of AMAL (1).
Contracted form of GUÐFRIÐR.
Old English form of WYBERT. This is also a continental Germanic cognate.... Read
Old French form of ALICE.
Means "brunette" in Arabic.
Means either "friend" or "gentle" in Arabic.
From the name of the Baltic tribe of the Aesti, mentioned by the Roman historian Tacitus, called the Aisçiai in Lithuanian.... Read
Means "consoled" in Italian. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, María Consolata.... Read
From the Greek name Νεοπτολεμος (Neoptolemos) meaning "new war", derived from νεος (neos) "new" and πολεμος (polemos) "war". In Greek legend this was the name of the son of Achilles, brought into the Trojan War because it was prophesied the Greeks could not win it unless he was present. After... Read
Alternate transcription of Persian سام (see SAM (2)).... Read
Finnish form of ERIC. A famous bearer was the architect Eero Saarinen (1910-1961).... Read
Usual Finnish form of Pippi Longstocking's name (see PIPPI).... Read
Possibly derived from Gaelic conn "chief" and flaith "lord". This was the name of several characters in Irish legend including a son of Cúchulainn who was accidentally killed by his father.... Read
Derived from Arabic أمن (amina) meaning "feel safe". This was the name of the Prophet Muhammad's mother, who died when he was young.... Read
Bulgarian form of CHRISTIAN.
Means "bright" in Persian.
Frisian form of THEODOARD.
Means "good cheer" in Greek.
Form of OBADIAH used in the Greek Old Testament.
Means "favour of the people" from the Slavic elements lyudu "people" and milu "gracious, dear". Saint Ludmila was a 10th-century duchess of Bohemia, the grandmother of Saint Václav. She was murdered on the orders of her daughter-in-law Drahomíra.... [more]... Read
Means "flower" in Cornish.