Means "light of God" in Hebrew.
Brazilian Portuguese form of OCTAVIUS.
From the name of a mountain in eastern Turkey (formerly part of Armenia), the place where Noah's Ark came to rest according to the Old Testament.... Read
Means "row of lamps" in Sanskrit.
From the name of the first letter in the Greek alphabet, Α.... Read
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of DEMETRIUS.
Yiddish diminutive of HANNAH.
Form of JEHOSHAPHAT used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.... Read
Late Latin name meaning "lover (of God)". Saint Amator was a 5th-century bishop of Auxerre.... Read
Feminine form of GIACOMO.
Mongolian form of GENGHIS.
Lithuanian cognate of WALDEMAR.
Italian and Spanish form of ORPHEUS.
From Akkadian Ashur-bani-apli meaning "ASHUR is creator of a son". This was the name of one of the final kings of the Assyrian Empire, reigning late in the 7th century BC. He appears in the Old Testament under the name Asnappar.... Read
From the Hebrew name מַחְלָה (Machlah), possibly from חָלָה (chalah) meaning "weak, sick". This name is used in the Old Testament as both a feminine and masculine name. In some versions of the Bible the masculine name is spelled Mahalah.... Read
Means "cousin" in Greenlandic.
Hungarian form of ROLAND.
Means "brunette" in Arabic.
German form of GERVASIUS.
Means "distinction" in Arabic.
Shortened form of HAJNAL. The Hungarian poet Mihály Vörösmarty used it in his epic poem 'Zalán Futása' (1825).... Read
Anglicized form of MÓIRÍN. It is sometimes used as a variant of MAUREEN.... Read
Hungarian form of CHRISTOPHER (borrowed from English).... Read
Catalan cognate of INMACULADA.
From the Mongolian title il-Khan meaning "subordinate Khan", which was first adopted by Genghis Khan's grandson Hulagu, who ruled a kingdom called the Ilkhanate that stretched from modern Iran to eastern Turkey.... Read
From a surname, originally from a place name, which meant "valley town" in Old English.... Read
Esperanto form of ALEXANDER.
Means "friend of all" from Greek παν (pan) "all" and φιλος (philos) "friend".... Read
Possibly derived from Gaelic conn "chief" and flaith "lord". This was the name of several characters in Irish legend including a son of Cúchulainn who was accidentally killed by his father.... Read
Danish short form of FREDERIKKE.
Derived from Sanskrit मित (mita) meaning "measured".... Read
From a surname, recorded as de la Noye in French, indicating that the bearer was from a place called La Noue (ultimately Gaulish meaning "wetland, swamp"). It has been used in honour of American president Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945), whose middle name came from his mother's maiden name.... Read
Means "noble, respected" in Arabic.
French feminine form of BENEDICT.
Form of ALFWIN. This was the name of a 6th-century king of the Lombards who began the Lombard conquest of Italy.... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic جابر (see JABIR).... Read
From Lithuanian mantus meaning "intelligent". Herkus Mantas was a 13th-century Prussian hero who fought against the Teutonic Knights.... Read
Danish and Norwegian form of Gregorius (see GREGORY).... Read
German contracted form of CONRAD.
French feminine form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).... Read
Alternate transcription of Russian Евгений (see YEVGENIY).... Read
Chechen form of ABD AL-RAHMAN.
Italian and Spanish form of GERARD.
Combination of CINDY and SANDRA.
Polish form of Eustachius (see EUSTACE).
Means "gift of Apollo" from the name of the god APOLLO combined with Greek δωρον (doron) "gift".... Read
Croatian form of ANDREW, as well as a Georgian short form of ANDRIA.... Read
Czech feminine form of BOGUMIŁ.
Portuguese diminutive of ROSA (1).
Short form of STANISLOVAS.
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "ore hill" in Old English.... Read
Romanian, Russian and Bulgarian form of IGNATIUS.
Means "small army", derived from Arabic جند (jund) "army, soldiers".... Read
From a surname, an Anglicized form of Irish Ó Proinntigh meaning "descendant of Proinnteach". The given name Proinnteach meant "bestower" in Gaelic. The Brontë sisters - Charlotte, Emily, and Anne - were 19th-century English novelists. Their father changed the spelling of the family surname from Brunty to Brontë, possibly to... Read
Means "solid, firm, strong" in Turkish.
Alternate transcription of Arabic دانية (see DANIYAH).... Read
From Sino-Korean 采 (chae) meaning "collect, gather, pluck" combined with 原 (won) meaning "source, origin, beginning". Other hanja combinations are possible.... Read
Turkish form of UTHMAN. This was the name of the founder of the Ottoman Empire (14th century).... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic ظاهر (see ZAAHIR (2)).... Read
From the Greek name Νικανωρ (Nikanor), which was derived from νικη (nike) "victory". This name was borne by several notable officers from ancient Macedon.... Read
Old Germanic form of ANSELM.
Means "summer" in Sanskrit.
Old Norse name derived from the elements arn meaning "eagle" and bjǫrg meaning "help, save, rescue".... Read
Derived from the Old Norse elements ey meaning "island" or "good fortune" and steinn meaning "stone".... Read
Latvian form of GENNADIUS.
From the Greek name ‘Ηλιοδωρος (Heliodoros), derived from the elements ‘ηλιος (helios) "sun" and δωρον (doron) "gift". Saint Heliodoro was a 4th-century bishop of Altino.... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic فردوس (see FIRDAUS).... Read
Scandinavian cognate of SWANHILD. In Norse legend she was the daughter of Sigurd and Gudrun.... Read
Means "doe, female deer, gazelle". It is taken from the Hebrew phrase אַיֶלֶת הַשַׁחַר ('ayelet hashachar), literally "gazelle of dawn", which is a name of the morning star.... Read
Portuguese form of DOMINIC.
Persian form of ZIYA AL-DIN.
From a surname that was derived from the Old Norse name BRANDR. This is also the name for a variety of wild geese.... Read
Alternate transcription of Persian پرویز (see PARVIZ).... Read
Means "gift" from Zulu, Xhosa and Ndebele isipho.