Slovene and Croatian feminine form of JOSEPH.
Short form of FRANCIS, FRANCES or related names.
From a surname that was originally derived from a Scottish place name meaning "little hollow" in Scottish Gaelic.... Read
Means "guidance" in Arabic.
Old English form of WYBERT. This is also a continental Germanic cognate.... Read
Short form of NATHAN or NATHANIEL.
Means "waited for, awaited" in Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele and Swazi.... Read
Medieval Spanish form of VASCO.
Derived from Turkish ay meaning "moon" and ten meaning "skin" (of Persian origin).... Read
Means "rose light" in Turkish, ultimately from Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower, rose" and Arabic نور (nur) meaning "light".... Read
German feminine form of BENEDICT.
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian form of JULIA.
Form of NIMROD used in the Greek Old Testament.
Meaning unknown. Athena was the Greek goddess of wisdom and warfare and the patron goddess of the city of Athens in Greece. It is likely that her name is derived from that of the city, not vice versa. The earliest mention of her seems to be a 15th-century BC Mycenaean... Read
Created by the Italian author Gabriele d'Annunzio for his novel 'La Figlia di Jorio' (1904). It is derived from Tuscan Italian ornello meaning "flowering ash tree".... Read
From the Late Greek name Χριστοφορος (Christophoros) meaning "bearing CHRIST", derived from Χριστος (Christos) combined with φερω (phero) "to bear, to carry". Early Christians used it as a metaphorical name, expressing that they carried Christ in their hearts. In the Middle Ages, literal interpretations of the name's etymology led to... Read
From the name of the tropical flower, which was named for the Scottish naturalist Alexander Garden (1730-1791).... Read
Feminine diminutive of PIETRO.
Portuguese feminine form of FABIUS.
Means "born together" from Irish comh "together" and gan "born".... Read
Portuguese form of LUCIA.
Variant of SIERRA. Use of the name has perhaps been influenced by the brand of perfume called Ciara, which was introduced by Revlon in 1973.... Read
Diminutive of GEERTRUIDA.
Turkish form of ABD AL-HAMID.
Roman cognomen that was a derivative of VIBIUS.
Strictly feminine form of OR.
Italian form of SIMON (1).
Medieval Norman form of EKKEHARD.
Roman praenomen, or given name, which is of uncertain meaning, probably of Etruscan origin. It may be related to the Late Latin word spurius "of illegitimate birth", which was derived from Etruscan srural "public".... Read
Means "beautiful woman" in Thai.
Combination of BATU and Turkish han meaning "khan, ruler, leader", referring to the 13th-century Mongol ruler Batu Khan.... Read
Means "wise" in Arabic. In Islamic tradition البصير (al-Basir) is one of the 99 names of Allah.... Read
Portuguese form of BETHANY.
Feminine form of BERNARD.
From Persian پیروز (piruz) or فیروز (firuz) meaning "victorious". This name was borne by Firuz Shah Tughlaq, a 14th-century sultan of Delhi who did much to build the city's infrastructure.... Read
Means "horizon" in Hebrew.
Italian form of Romanus (see ROMAN).
Latin form of Iesous (see JESUS).
Old Norse form of DAGMAR.
French form of NIKEPHOROS.
From Sino-Korean 永 (yeong) meaning "perpetual, eternal" and 壽 (su) meaning "long life, lifespan", as well as other hanja character combinations.... Read
French form of Eustachius or Eustathius (see EUSTACE).... Read
Dutch and Limburgish diminutive of AGNES.
Diminutive of BOB. Hockey greats Bobby Hull (1939-) and Bobby Orr (1948-) have borne this name.... Read
Short form of BARTHOLOMEW. This name is borne by a cartoon boy on the television series 'The Simpsons'.... Read
Combination of CHRISTINE and ANNE (1) used in South Africa.... Read
Ukrainian form of MICHAEL.
German variant form of ROBERT. The military commander Prince Rupert of the Rhine, a nephew of Charles I, introduced this name to England in the 17th century.... Read
Danish name, meaning unknown.
Modern Greek form of IRENE.
Portuguese diminutive of JORGE.
From an English surname that was derived from the medieval given name RANDEL.... Read
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
Croatian diminutive of BARBARA.
From a surname that was derived from the given name DIEDERIK.... Read
Derived from Irish ríoghan meaning "queen". In Irish legend this was a wife of the Irish king Niall.... Read
Czech and Slovene form of HEDWIG.
Means "truth" in Turkish.
Feminine form of HAMID (1).
Means "grass" in Nahuatl.
Russian form of the Greek name ‘Υπατος (Hypatos), the masculine form of HYPATIA.... Read
Old Germanic form of GOTTSCHALK.
Means "fourth" in Arabic. This name was borne by an 8th-century Sufi mystic from Basra in Iraq.... Read
From Japanese 貴 (taka) meaning "valuable" or 孝 (taka) meaning "filial piety" combined with 大 (hiro) meaning "big, great" or 浩 (hiro) meaning "prosperous". Other kanji combinations are possible.... Read
Diminutive of Irish rós meaning "rose" (a cognate of ROSE).... Read
Yiddish form of Natan (see NATHAN).
Alternate transcription of Arabic إكرام (see IKRAM).... Read
Frisian short form of Germanic names beginning with the element diet, originally theud meaning "people".... Read
Old Slavic form of DMITRIY.
Anglicized form of GRUFFUDD.
Finnish and Sorbian form of MARIA, as well as a Dutch variant. It also means "berry" in Finnish.... Read
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element ald "old", and possibly also with adal "noble".... Read
French form of MATTEO or MATEO.
From the Greek name Πτολεμαιος (Ptolemaios), derived from Greek πολεμηιος (polemeios) meaning "aggressive, warlike". Ptolemy was the name of several Greco-Egyptian rulers of Egypt, all descendants of Ptolemy I, one of the generals of Alexander the Great. This was also the name of a Greek astronomer.... Read
Italian and Spanish form of FABIUS.
French form of Antoninus (see ANTONINO). This name was borne by the French playwright Antonin Artaud (1896-1948).... Read
Turkish form of GOLBAHAR.
Possibly a feminine form of ZELIG.