Russian variant form of ARTEMIOS.
Feminine diminutive of HENDRIK.
French form of METHUSELAH.
Means "she is mine" in Hebrew.
Latin form of CHRISTOPHER.
From Hebrew אֶלְנָתָן ('Elnatan) meaning "God has given". In the Old Testament this is the name of both a grandfather of King Jehoiachin and a son of Akbor.... Read
Italian feminine form of BENEDICT.
Dutch variant form of WALTER.
From Olivier, a Norman French form of a Germanic name such as ALFHER or an Old Norse name such as Áleifr (see OLAF). The spelling was altered by association with Latin oliva "olive tree". In the Middle Ages the name became well-known in Western Europe because of the French epic... Read
Slovene variant of MATTHEW.
Swiss German form of BEATUS.
Portuguese form of AMANTIUS.
Norwegian and Swedish short form of OLAF.
Turkish feminine form of LUTFI.
From an English surname that was derived from the medieval given name Ode, a cognate of OTTO. In America it has been used in honour of the revolutionary James Otis (1725-1783).... Read
Possibly from the Germanic name ADELMAR, maybe influenced by Latin amarus "bitter". This was the name of a legendary saint who was said to have sailed across the Atlantic to a paradise. He is especially popular in Galicia and Asturias in Spain.... Read
Probably an elaborated form of DARREN.
Means "my bosom, my breast" in Turkish.
Short form of names ending in dino or tino.
Derived from the Germanic elements beraht meaning "bright" and rand meaning "rim (of a shield)". From an early date it has been confused with BERTRAM and the two names have merged to some degree. A famous bearer was English philosopher Bertrand Russell (1872-1970).... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic جعفر (see JAFAR).... Read
Czech variant of KRISTINA.
Means "fragrance, pleasant smell" in Thai, ultimately of Pali origin.... Read
From the Old Norse name Arnviðr, derived from the elements arn "eagle" and viðr "tree".... Read
From Sino-Korean 大 (dae) meaning "big, great, vast, large, high" combined with 中 (jung) meaning "middle". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well. A notable bearer was South Korean president Kim Dae-jung (1924-2009).... Read
Old Germanic form of FREDERICK.
Croatian form of ARIANNA.
Alternate transcription of Hebrew יָרוֹן (see YARON).... Read
Means "terrible, formidable" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this is the name of the second son of Pandu, and thus one of the five Pandavas. He was known for his terrific strength and skill as a warrior.... Read
Irish Gaelic form of BRENDAN.
Alternate transcription of Armenian Վարդուհի (see VARDUHI).... Read
Medieval diminutive of JORDAN. Modern use of this name is inspired by the surname that was derived from the medieval name.... Read
Swiss diminutive of RUDOLF.
Dutch feminine form of CAREL.
Derived from Welsh mab meaning "son". This was the name of an old Celtic god.... Read
From Japanese 愛 (ai) meaning "love, affection" and 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens", as well as other character combinations.... Read
Means "God has done something great" in Igbo.
From an English surname, originally taken from various place names, which were derived from a Celtic word meaning "high".... Read
Lithuanian form of NOAH (1).
From Sino-Vietnamese 碧 (bích) meaning "bluish green".... Read
Possibly means "interpreter" in Arabic. In the Quran this is the name of an ancient prophet. He is traditionally equated with the Hebrew prophet Enoch.... Read
Derived from the Germanic elements ger "spear" and mund "protection".... Read
Alternate transcription of Hebrew דְּרוֹר (see DROR).... Read
Medieval diminutive of OLIVER.
Lithuanian form of GUIDO.
Derived from the Slavic elements chisti "honour" and borti "battle".... Read
Modern Hebrew form of JOB.
Form of SILVIA in several languages.
Turkish feminine form of FAHIM.
From a surname that was originally derived from a place name meaning "valley with steep sides" in Old English. Sheldon is the name of several locations in England.... Read
Swedish short form of MARGARETA.
Derived from Gaelic dubh meaning "dark".
From the Hebrew name יָרָבְעָם (Yarav'am) meaning "the people contend". According to the Old Testament, this was the name of the leader of the revolt against King Rehoboam of Israel. The kingdom was split into Judah in the south and Israel in the north, with Jeroboam becoming the first king... Read
Portuguese form of FLAVIUS.
Tatar variant of MOHAMMAD. This form is also usually transcribed Mohammad.... Read
Alternate transcription of Ukrainian Володимир (see VOLODYMYR).... Read
Latvian form of Eugenius (see EUGENE).
Dutch feminine form of WILLIAM.
From the medieval name Plaisance, which meant "pleasant" in Old French.... Read
Old Germanic form of HILTRUD.
Ukrainian and Belarusian form of MARINA.
French and Polish form of ROCCO.
Perhaps a feminine form of YACHIN.
Means "belonging to ADITI" in Sanskrit. This is a name for the seven (or eight) Hindu gods who are the children of Aditi. It is also another name for the sun god Surya.... Read
From Chinese 暖 (nuǎn) meaning "warm, genial" or other characters with a similar pronunciation.... Read
An invented name, using the popular den suffix sound found in such names as Braden, Hayden and Aidan. It is sometimes considered a derivative of the surname PADDON.... Read
Means "zebra" in Kikuyu. This is one of Mumbi's nine daughters in the Kikuyu origin legend.... Read
Italian form of FILIBERT.
Means "hopeful" in Arabic.
Azerbaijani form of HUSAYN.
Original Welsh form of GLADYS.
Polish diminutive of RENATA.
Czech feminine form of PAUL.
From Sanskrit मनस् (manas) meaning "mind, intellect, spirit" and दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".... Read