German, Scandinavian, Dutch and Lithuanian form of Lucas (see LUKE).
Macedonian form of PHILOMENA.
Spanish and Portuguese form of MONICA.
Means "very rare" in Turkish.
Germanic name derived from the element brand meaning "sword".... Read
From Japanese 和 (wa) meaning "harmony" and 奏 (kana) meaning "play music, complete", as well as other combinations of kanji that are pronounced the same way.... Read
Short form of CANDELARIA.
Anglicized form of ALASDAIR.
Means "rejoice" in Shona.
Derived from Arabic سَهُلَ (sahula) meaning "level, even". This is the Arabic name of the second brightest star in the sky, known in the western world as Canopus.... Read
Meaning unknown. In Islamic tradition this is the name of the angel who will blow the trumpet that signals the coming of Judgement Day. He is sometimes equated with the angels Raphael or Uriel from Judeo-Christian tradition.... Read
Macedonian diminutive of PETER.
Possibly from a Northwest Caucasian word meaning "light". This was a name of Giorgi IV, a 13th-century king of Georgia.... Read
Means "pleasing, beautiful" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is the name of an incarnation of the god Vishnu. He is the hero of the 'Ramayana', a Hindu epic, which tells of the abduction of his wife Sita by the demon king Ravana, and his efforts to recapture her.... Read
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 성현 (see SEONG-HYEON).... Read
Means "goddess" in Indonesian.
Italian form of ANTIOCHUS.
From Sino-Korean 恩 (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" or 慇 (eun) meaning "careful, anxious, attentive" combined with 廷 (jeong) meaning "court" or 婷 (jeong) meaning "pretty, graceful". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.... Read
Old Norse form of GUNBORG.
Variant of Evandrus, the Latin form of the Greek name Ευανδρος (Euandros), derived from Greek ευ (eu) meaning "good" and ανηρ (aner) meaning "man" (genitive ανδρος). In Roman mythology Evander was an Arcadian hero of the Trojan War who founded the city of Pallantium near the spot where Rome was... Read
From the Old Norse elements alfr "elf" and vinr "friend".... Read
From the Hebrew name קְמוּאֵל (Qemu'el) meaning "raised by God". This is the name of a nephew of Abraham in the Old Testament.... Read
Means "glacier, ice" in Icelandic.
Means "beauty, grace" in Arabic.
Diminutive of ANASTAZIJA.
Meaning unknown, perhaps a derivative of AMIS. Alternatively, it may come from a surname that originally indicated that the bearer was from the city of Amiens in France. Edmund Spenser used this name for a minor character in his epic poem 'The Faerie Queene' (1590).... Read
Combination of ALI (1) and SHER.
Derived from the Germanic elements hadu "battle, combat" and funs "ready".... Read
Means "fruitful" in Greek. It is ultimately from ευ (eu) "good" and σταχυς (stachus) "ear of corn".... Read
Medieval French form of GEOFFREY.
Galician form of STEPHEN.
Welsh form of KATHERINE, as well as a German short form of KATHARINA.... Read
Means "pearl lei" or "pearl child" from Hawaiian lei "flowers, lei, child" and momi "pearl".... Read
Swedish variant of ELIAS, as well as the Medieval English form.... Read
Uyghur form of Yosef (see JOSEPH).
Short form of MARGARÉTA (Hungarian) or MARGRÉT (Icelandic).... Read
Estonian form of NICHOLAS.
From Turkish zümrüt meaning "emerald", derived via Arabic from Greek σμαραγδος (smaragdos).... Read
Portuguese form of THEODOSIUS.
Old Germanic form of KUNIGUNDE.
Spanish diminutive of JOSEPH.
Alternate transcription of Armenian Վարդուհի (see VARDUHI).... Read
Italian and Spanish form of Remigius (see RÉMY).... Read
Romanian form of FLORINUS.
Possibly of Turkic origin meaning "bison".
From an Old Norse byname derived from bjǫrn meaning "bear".... Read
Czech feminine form of MICHAL (1).
Turkish variant form of TUBA.
Means "protection, comfort, joy" in Sanskrit.
Combination of MARIA and CHIARA.
Diminutive of BILL. A notable bearer was the American outlaw Billy the Kid (1859-1881), whose real name was William H. Bonney.... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic رضاء (see RIDHA).... Read
Polish form of HEDWIG. This was the name of a 14th-century ruling queen of Poland who has recently been canonized as a saint.... Read
Russian diminutive of IRINA.
Polish feminine form of Patricius (see PATRICK).
Meaning unknown. This was the name of a Greek god of fertility, gardens, and the phallus.... Read
Means "dart, plant shoot, sprout" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a grandson of Shem who is an ancestor of Abraham. In English bibles it is written as Salah or Shelah.... Read
Portuguese diminutive of MANUEL.
From a surname that was probably originally derived from an unknown place name. The second element corresponds with Old English burne "stream".... Read
Portuguese form of MARCIUS.
Means "sound, hum" in Sanskrit.
Alternate transcription of Russian Алексей (see ALEKSEY), Ukrainian Олексій (see OLEKSIY) or Belarusian Аляксей (see ALIAKSEI).... Read
Means "bright edge" from the Old English elements ecg "edge of a sword" and beorht "bright". This was the name of kings of Kent and Wessex as well as two English saints. The name was rarely used after the Norman Conquest but was revived in the 19th century.... Read
Variant of QUENTIN, also coinciding with an English surname meaning "queen's town" in Old English.... Read
Icelandic form of EINDRIDE.
Means "spring" in Turkish.
Derived from the Old English elements east "grace" and mund "protection". This Old English name was rarely used after the Norman Conquest. It was occasionally revived in the 19th century.... Read
Limburgish form of RAYNER.
English form of RENÉ or RENÉE.
Finnish form of LAURENCE (1).
Means "senior, elder, chief" in Armenian.
Old English form of OSBERT.
From a surname that was derived from the name of the town of Foulden in Norfolk, itself meaning "bird hill" in Old English.... Read
From the name of the Italian city, commonly called Rome in English.... Read