Means "dark-skinned, swarthy" in Welsh.
From the Hebrew name יְהוֹנָתָן (Yehonatan), the full form of JONATHAN. This is the name of a few minor characters in the Old Testament.... Read
Means "we increased" in Zulu, Xhosa and Ndebele.
Means "protector" in Arabic.
From the Turkic title khatun meaning "lady, woman", a feminine form of khan.... Read
Combination of MARY and JANE.
Biblical Greek and Latin form of 'AVIYAH.
Probably a feminine form of RENATUS. It came into use during the 1950s.... Read
Means "resembling lotuses", derived from the Sanskrit word पद्म (padma) meaning "lotus" combined with वती (vati) meaning "resemblance". This is the name of the foster-mother of the god Hindu Skanda.... Read
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "crow ford" in Old English.... Read
German feminine form of GABRIEL.
Icelandic form of WILLIAM.
From Japanese 吉 (kichi) meaning "good luck" and 郎 (rou) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are also possible.... Read
Feminine form of CHANDAN.
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "oak valley" in Old English. A famous bearer was the humourous American poet Ogden Nash (1902-1971).... Read
Old Norse form of TOLLAK.
From the Hebrew name יוֹנָה (Yonah) meaning "dove". This was the name of a prophet swallowed by a fish, as told in the Old Testament Book of Jonah. Jonah was commanded by God to preach in Nineveh, but instead fled by boat. After being caught in a storm, the other... Read
French feminine form of SEVERINUS.
From the vocabulary word, ultimately from Old English storm, or in the case of the Scandinavian name, from Old Norse stormr.... Read
Bulgarian variant of RADKO.
Alternate transcription of Arabic سليم (see SALIM).... Read
Means "sweet, goodly" in Irish Gaelic. In Irish mythology Sadb was the mother of Oisín.... Read
Derived from the ethnic term Hun, which refers to the nomadic people from Central Asia who expanded into Europe in the 4th century. The word Hun is from Latin Hunnus, which is possibly of Turkic origin.... Read
Means "beautiful, pleasant, radiant" in Irish Gaelic. This was the name of the mother of Saint Enda. It was also borne by Irish royalty.... Read
Derived from the Old English elements here "army" and weard "guard". This was the name of an 11th-century Anglo-Saxon leader who rebelled against Norman rule.... Read
Originally a Scottish diminutive of JEAN (2). In modern times it is also used as a diminutive of JESSICA.... Read
From the Greek term αναργυρος (anargyros) meaning "poor, incorruptible", derived from Greek α (a), a negative prefix, combined with αργυρος (argyros) "silver". This term referred to saints who did not accept payment for their services.... Read
From Japanese 二 (ji) meaning "two" and 郎 (rou) meaning "son". This was traditionally a name given to the second son. Other combinations of kanji characters can also be possible.... Read
Short form of Old Norse feminine names beginning with the element áss "god".... Read
Roman name that was derived from VICTOR. This was the name of a ruler of the Gallic Empire in the 3rd century. It was also borne by the 4th-century Roman grammarian and philosopher Victorinus Afer as well as a few early saints.... Read
From the Old Norse name Ingimárr, derived from the name of the Germanic god ING combined with mærr "famous".... Read
Lithuanian form of ELIJAH.
Ancient Greek name derived from δημος (demos) meaning "the people".... Read
Icelandic form of ARNBJǪRG.
Greek form of Anapa (see ANUBIS).
From a Persian word meaning "tiger". This was the nickname of Zahir ud-Din Muhammad, the 16th-century founder of the Mughal Empire in India.... Read
Means "privileged birth" from Celtic orbo "privileged" and gen "birth". In Welsh legend and Arthurian romances Urien is a king of Gore and the husband of Morgan le Fay.... Read
English form of YVES, used to refer to Saint Ives (also called Ivo) of Huntingdonshire, a semi-legendary English bishop.... Read
Modern Hebrew form of ABISHAI.
Latinized form of the Greek Κηφευς (Kepheus), which is of unknown meaning. In Greek legend he was a king of Ethiopia, the husband of Cassiopeia. After he died he was made into a constellation and placed in the sky.... Read
From a Sino-Korean compound meaning "wisdom", formed of the hanja characters 智 (ji) meaning "wisdom, intellect" and 慧 (hye) meaning "bright, intelligent". This name can also be formed from other character combinations.... Read
From Japanese 伸 (noburu) meaning "extend, stretch" or other kanji having the same pronunciation.... Read
Anglicized form of the Scottish surname Dubhghlas, meaning "dark river" from Gaelic dubh "dark" and glais "water, river" (an archaic word related to glas "grey, green"). Douglas was originally a place name (for example, a tributary of the River Clyde), which then became a Scottish clan name borne by a... Read
Catalan variant form of RAYMOND.
Means "good news" in Armenian.
Czech feminine form of FREDERICK.
Means "gracious" in Hebrew. This is the name of several minor characters in the Old Testament.... Read
Possibly derived from Greek παλλω (pallo) "to brandish". In Greek mythology this was the name of a Titan and several other characters. It was also the name of a female character, though her name is probably from a different source (see PALLAS (1)).... Read
Czech and Slovene form of VINCENT.
Lithuanian form of SIMON (1).
Finnish form of GERTRUDE.
Means "greatness" in Arabic.
Means "star" in Macedonian.
Ancient Roman form of LAURENCE (1).
Latin form of AHAB used in some versions of the Vulgate.... Read
Spanish form of THEODULUS.
Hungarian form of PRISCA, influenced by the Hungarian word piros meaning "red".... Read
Diminutive of ZBYGNĚV, now used independently.... Read
Swedish variant of GUNHILD.
Means "blessings" in Chewa.
Possibly a French form of SIEGLINDE.
Means "light for me" in Hebrew.
Combination of YUNUS and EMRE, given in reference to the 13th-century poet.... Read
Persian form of ZIYA AL-DIN.
Estonian form of MICHAEL.
Means "servant of Kali" from the name of the Hindu goddess KALI combined with Sanskrit दास (dasa) meaning "servant". This was the name of a 4th-century Indian poet and dramatist, the author of the 'Abhijnanashakuntalam'.... Read
Derived from Irish moch "early" combined with a diminutive suffix.... Read
Short form of ROBERTO, ALBERTO, and other names containing bert (often derived from the Germanic element beraht meaning "bright").... Read
Means "husband of Shri" from the name of the Hindu goddess SHRI combined with Sanskrit पति (pati) meaning "husband, lord". This is another name of the Hindu god Vishnu.... Read
Italian form of MARGARET. This is also the Italian word for the daisy flower (species Leucanthemum vulgare).... Read
Russian form of HERMOGENES.
Italian form of HELIODORO.
Derived from Greek χλωρος (chloros) meaning "pale green". Chloris, in Greek mythology, was a minor goddess of vegetation.... Read
Medieval English vernacular form of IDONEA.
Means "rose" in Turkish, ultimately from Persian.
Means "wind" in Nahuatl. Ehecatl was the name of the Aztec wind god.... Read
From a surname that was derived from an Old English place name meaning "horse spring".... Read