Derived from the Germanic element era "honour, respect" or hari "army" combined with hard "brave, hardy". In some cases it may be a variant of EBERHARD.
French, either a form of MORGAN (2) or a feminine form of MORGAN (1).... Read
Means "before the morning", derived from Latin sub "under, before" and mane "morning". Summanus was the Roman god of the night sky and night lightning, a nocturnal counterpart to Jupiter.... Read
Means "dove" in Armenian.
Yiddish form of ANSELM, used as a vernacular form of Asher.... Read
Derived from the Basque place name Etxeberria meaning "the new house". This was the surname of the Jesuit priest Saint Francis Xavier (1506-1552) who was borne in a village of this name. He was a missionary to India, Japan, China, and other areas in East Asia, and he is the... Read
Ancient Greek form of ALCYONE.
Bulgarian variant of RADKO.
Norwegian short form of EINDRIDE.
From Turkish er "brave man" and han, which is from the title khan meaning "leader".... Read
From an English surname that was from various place names meaning "oak clearing" in Old English.... Read
Means "my cloud" in Hebrew. This name is mentioned in the Old Testament as belonging to a descendant of King David.... Read
Georgian form of BESSARION.
Old Norse form of RANDI (2).
Modern Greek form of Alkibiades (see ALCIBIADES).
From the Greek Ανθεια (Antheia), derived from ανθος (anthos) meaning "flower, blossom". This was an epithet of the Greek goddess Hera.... Read
Greek form of Egyptian Het-Heru meaning "the house of Horus", derived from Egyptian hwt "house" combined with Hr the god HORUS. In Egyptian mythology she was the goddess of love, often depicted with the head of a cow.... Read
From a surname that was derived from various English place names: towns named WILLEY or the River WYLYE.... Read
Frisian form of REINHARD.
German, Dutch, Danish and Slovene diminutive of ANNA or ANA.... Read
Old Irish name derived from dubh "dark, black" in combination with a second element of unknown meaning.... Read
Italian form of BAPTISTE.
Galician short form of RODRIGO.
Short form of BARTHOLOMEW. This name is borne by a cartoon boy on the television series 'The Simpsons'.... Read
Urdu form of RIDWAN, as well as an alternate Arabic transcription.... Read
Icelandic form of HALDOR.
Scandinavian feminine diminutive of JAN (1), from Low German.... Read
Means "golden princess" from Irish ór "gold" combined with flaith "princess". This was the name of a sister of the Irish king Brian Boru.... Read
Means "the flyer" in Arabic. This is the name of a star in the constellation Aquila.... Read
Derived from Greek λεων (leon) meaning "lion" combined with the patronymic suffix ιδης (ides). Leonidas was a Spartan king of the 5th century BC who sacrificed his life and his army defending the pass of Thermopylae from the Persians. This was also the name of a 3rd-century saint and martyr,... Read
Modern Hindi transcription of BALADEVA.
Old Germanic form of LUBBERT.
Russian and Ukrainian diminutive of ALEKSANDR or ALEKSANDRA.... Read
Means "moonlight" in Mongolian.
Elaborated form of CALANTHE.
German variant form of KATHERINE.
Old Germanic form of KUNIGUNDE.
Derived from Greek πρωτος (protos) meaning "first". In Greek mythology this was the name of a prophetic god of the sea.... Read
Archaic transcription of MUHAMMAD, based on the usual Latin spelling Mahometus.... Read
From Sino-Vietnamese 勇 (dũng) meaning "brave".... Read
Means "health" or "cheers" in Catalan.
Greek form of ANDRONICUS.
From Yiddish גליק (glik) meaning "luck".... Read
Feminine form of XANTHIPPOS. This was the name of the wife of Socrates. Because of her supposedly argumentative nature, the name has been adopted (in the modern era) as a word for a scolding, ill-tempered woman.... Read
Icelandic form of STEPHEN.
Biblical Hebrew form of ELIJAH.
Variant of NIKOLAOS (Greek) or NICHOLAS (English).
Perhaps a variant of HAKIM.
Short form of BRONISLOVAS.
Derived from Arabic الرجل (al-Rijl) meaning "foot". This is the name of the star that forms the left foot of the constellation Orion.... Read
From the Welsh name Maredudd or Meredydd, possibly meaning "great lord" or "sea lord". Since the mid-1920s it has been used more often for girls than for boys in English-speaking countries, though it is still a masculine name in Wales. A famous bearer of this name as surname was the... Read
Scandinavian variant of MARIANNE.
From the Greek name Σοφοκλης (Sophokles), which was derived from Greek σοφος (sophos) "skilled, clever" and κλεος (kleos) "glory". Sophocles was a 5th-century BC Greek tragic poet.... Read
Derived from Croatian Hrvat meaning "Croat".
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and wine "friend". This name was not commonly used after the Norman Conquest.... Read
Derived from Old English cyne "royal" and beald "bold".... Read
Spanish form of Emygdius (see EMIDIO).
Derived from Hebrew יָפֶה (yafeh) meaning "beautiful".... Read
Diminutive and feminine form of ARTHUR.
Latinate form of MARGARET.
Finnish short form of CHRISTINA.
Hungarian and Faroese form of DANIEL.
From Japanese 六 (roku) meaning "six" and 郎 (rou) meaning "son". This name was traditionally given to the sixth son. Other combinations of kanji characters can be possible.... Read
Means "righteous" in Hebrew. This is the name of several characters in the Old Testament, most notably the high priest of Israel during the reigns of David and Solomon. Solomon was anointed by Zadok.... Read
French feminine form of GILBERT.
Derived from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and beorht "bright". This was the name of an 8th-century king of Northumbria and three kings of Kent.... Read
Feminine form of HONORINUS.
Form of SPARTACUS in several languages.
Old Norse form of HJALMAR.
Derived from Arabic سَلآم (salaam) meaning "peace" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".... Read
French form of Breton Annaig, a diminutive of ANNA.... Read
Original Gaelic form of DOUGLAS.
Possibly derived from Welsh teg "fair", or possibly from the Roman name TACITUS. This is the Welsh name of a lake in Wales, called Bala Lake in English. It also occurs in medieval Welsh legends as the husband of Ceridwen.... Read