Means "YAHWEH has judged" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is the fourth king of Judah, noted for having a generally peaceful and prosperous reign.
Diminutive of STANISLAVA or ANASTASIYA.
Western Armenian transcription of POGHOS.
Turkish variant of ATTILA.
Old Germanic form of PÉPIN.
Meaning unknown. In Czech legend Šárka was a maiden who joined other women in declaring war upon men. She tricked the men by having herself tied to a tree, and, after they came to her rescue, offering them mead laced with a sleeping potion. After the men fell asleep the... Read
Means "orange blossom" in Spanish, ultimately from Arabic زهرة (zahrah) meaning "flower". It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora del Azahar, meaning "Our Lady of the Orange Blossom", because of the citrus trees that surround a church devoted to her near Murcia.... Read
Means "frailty" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the handmaid who was given to Jacob by Leah.... Read
Means "very white" in Turkish.
Short form of names beginning with the sound J, such as JAMES or JASON. It was originally used in America in honour of founding father John Jay (1749-1825), whose surname was derived from the jaybird.... Read
French feminine form of GERALD.
German and Scandinavian short form of SUSANNE.
Diminutive of ADOLF (German) or ADRIAN (Romanian) as well as other names beginning with the same sound.... Read
Latvian form of GENNADIUS.
From Croatian spomenak meaning "forget-me-not flower".... Read
Alternate transcription of Hebrew בְּרָכָה (see BRACHA).... Read
From an English surname that was derived from the given name ELIJAH.... Read
Lithuanian form of ALFRED.
Means "strong wolf" in Gaelic. This is the name of several characters in Irish legend including the hero Conall Cernach ("Conall of the victories"), a member of the Red Branch of Ulster, who avenged Cúchulainn's death by killing Lugaid.... Read
Means "flowing" in Sanskrit.
From Sanskrit नीति (niti) meaning "guidance, moral conduct".... Read
Form of AZARIAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.... Read
Means "sight" in Kurdish.
Derived from the Old English elements leof "dear, agreeable, beloved" and sige "victory".... Read
Diminutive of LAURENCE (1).
From a surname that was derived from the given name DIEDERIK.... Read
From Chinese 家 (jiā) meaning "home, family" combined with 豪 (háo) meaning "brave, heroic, chivalrous". This name can be formed from other character combinations as well.... Read
Derived from the Old English elements eofor "boar" and hild "battle". This name was rarely used after the Norman Conquest.... Read
Italian variant of GERARDO.
Polish form of FERDINAND.
French feminine form of Clementius (see CLEMENT).
Means "persevere, endure" in Chewa.
Slovene, Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian form of JULIANA.... Read
From a surname that was originally derived from the given name Mauger, an Old French form of the Germanic name Malger meaning "council spear". The name can also be given in reference to the English word major.... Read
French variant form of ADRIAN.
Italian variant of ALFONSO.
Combination of ANA and SOFÍA.
Means "blessed" in Zulu, Swazi and Ndebele.
Derived from the Old English elements stiþ "hard, stiff" and wulf "wolf".... Read
Old Germanic form of EMMELINE.
Means "brilliant, splendid" in Arabic.
Old Germanic form of ILDEFONSO.
Hungarian form of Andreas (see ANDREW).
Italian form of Paulinus (see PAULINO).
Possibly means either "hidden" or "eternity" in Hebrew. This was the name of several characters in the Old Testament, including a son of Shem who was the ancestor of the Elamite peoples.... Read
Italian and Dutch variant form of PETER. In Italian, this form is often used in combination with another name.... Read
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 성훈 (see SEONG-HUN).... Read
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of the Gaelic surname Ó Corraidhín meaning "descendant of CORRAIDHÍN".... Read
French form of JACOB (or JAMES).
Modern Hebrew transcription of AMITTAI.
French form of MICHAEL. Michel de Notredame, also known as Nostradamus, was the 16th-century French astrologer who made predictions about future world events. This is also the German diminutive form of MICHAEL.... Read
Icelandic form of STEPHEN.
Means "smoking mirror" in Nahuatl. In Aztec and other Mesoamerican mythology he was one of the chief gods, associated with the night sky, winds, war, and the north. Like his rival Quetzalcoatl, he was a creator god.... Read
From the name of a mountain in the Himalayas that is believed to be the paradise of the Hindu god Shiva. It possibly means "crystal" in Sanskrit.... Read
Means "YAHWEH is he" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a king of Israel. He ruled in the 9th century BC, coming to power by overthrowing Jehoram. This was also the name of a prophet during the reign of the king Baasha.... Read
Anglicized variant of CILLIAN, also used in France.... Read
Lithuanian form of AUGUSTUS.
Variant of DARREN. This was the adopted surname of the singer Bobby Darin (1936-1973), who was born Robert Cassotto and chose his stage name from a street sign.... Read
Means "beauty of the moon" in Kazakh.
Means "Adad is my helper", from the god's name ADAD combined with Akkadian nērāru meaning "helper". This name was borne by three kings of the Assyrian Empire.... Read
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
Possibly means "greatness" in Ethiopic. This was the name of an Ethiopian queen of the 10th-century BC. She is probably the same person as the Queen of Sheba, who visited Solomon in the Old Testament.... Read
From the Hebrew name אִיּוֹב ('Iyyov), which means "persecuted, hated". In the Book of Job in the Old Testament he is a righteous man who is tested by God, enduring many tragedies and hardships while struggling to remain faithful.... Read
From a Scottish surname that probably originated as a variant of MELVILLE.... Read
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "rye hill" from Old English ryge "rye" and hyll "hill".... Read
Modern Hebrew transcription of MATTAN.
From an Irish surname that was an Anglicized form of Ó Rabhartaigh meaning "descendant of Rabhartach". The given name Rabhartach means "flood tide".... Read
Short form of MARGARETHA.
Swedish and Norwegian and Swedish form of CHRISTINA.... Read
Dutch diminutive of MARIA.
Late Greek name derived from Greek σπυριδιον (spyridion) meaning "basket" or Latin spiritus meaning "spirit". Saint Spyridon was a 4th-century sheep farmer who became the bishop of Tremithus and suffered during the persecutions of Diocletian.... Read
Frisian form of the Germanic name Dietwar, a later form of THEODOAR.... Read
Czech and Slovak form of VLADIMIR.
Diminutive of JEREMY (and formerly of JAMES).
Means "wish, desire" in Turkish.
Means "saint, holy person" in Turkish.
French (traditional) form of JORDAN.
Means "taking refuge in" in Arabic.