Feminine diminutive of DANIEL.
Means "generous" in Arabic, ultimately from hashama "to crush". The meaning derives from the traditional Arab act of crushing bread into crumbs in order to share it. This was the name of an 8th-century caliph of the Umayyad dynasty in Spain.... Read
Dutch (Flemish) form of GODELIVA.
Means "solid rock" in Arabic. This name appears in the poems of the 7th-century poetess Al-Khansa.... Read
Means "pure Turk" in Turkish.
Means "dauntless, intrepid" in Turkish.
Means "fragrance, pleasant smell" in Thai, ultimately of Pali origin.... Read
Croatian and Slovene diminutive of MARINA.
Variant of LORRAINE influenced by the spelling of LAURA.... Read
Anglicized form of MEALLÁN.
German diminutive of KATHARINA, a Hungarian diminutive of KATALIN and a Dutch diminutive of CATHARINA.... Read
Modern Hebrew form of GIDEON.
Spanish form of a Visigothic name composed of the Germanic elements hrod "fame" and sinths "path". This was the name of a 10th-century Galician saint, also known as Rudesind.... Read
Meaning uncertain. It possibly derives from the ethno-linguistic term Gael, which refers to speakers of Gaelic languages. Alternatively it may be a variant of GWENAËL.... Read
Means "dimple" in Turkish.
Polish feminine form of MICHAEL.
Modern Hebrew form of ABISHAI.
Means "support" in Kazakh.
French form of the Latin name Remigius, which was derived from Latin remigis "oarsman, rower". Saint Rémy was a 5th-century bishop who converted and baptized Clovis, king of the Franks.... Read
French form of Caietanus (see GAETANO).
From Japanese 七 (shichi) meaning "seven" and 郎 (rou) meaning "son". This was traditionally a name given to the seventh son. Other kanji combinations can be possible.... Read
Derived from the Old English elements wulf "wolf" and stan "stone".... Read
Meaning unknown. In Roman legend this was the name of a Sabine woman who became the wife of Romulus.... Read
Meaning unknown. In Finnish mythology this is the name of a magical artifact (perhaps a mill) created by the smith god Ilmarinen.... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic خالد (see KHALID).... Read
Form of CLOPAS used in several versions of the New Testament.... Read
Anglicized form of BAIRRE. It is also sometimes used as an Anglicized form of BERACH.... Read
Icelandic form of FREDERICK.
Masculine form of LALITA.
Either a form of GAIA or a feminine form of GAIUS.
Alternate transcription of Hebrew חַיִּים (see CHAYIM).... Read
Feminine form of MACARIO.
Means "servant of Kali" from the name of the Hindu goddess KALI combined with Sanskrit दास (dasa) meaning "servant". This was the name of a 4th-century Indian poet and dramatist, the author of the 'Abhijnanashakuntalam'.... Read
Ancient Greek feminine form of GALEN.
Derived from Greek ‘ηρως (heros) meaning "hero". This was the name of a 1st-century Greek inventor (also known as Hero) from Alexandria.... Read
Spanish, Norwegian and Danish short form of ELISABET or ELIN.... Read
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
Portuguese form of LUCIUS.
Esperanto form of WILLIAM.
Probably derived from Old Norse ið "again" and unna "to love". In Norse mythology Iðunn was the goddess of spring and immortality whose responsibility it was to guard the gods' apples of youth.... Read
Italian form of ONUPHRIUS.
German and Norwegian form of REGINA.
Alternate transcription of Arabic عبد الله (see ABD ALLAH), as well as the regular Turkish, Malay and Indonesian form.... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic أسامة (see USAMA).... Read
Northern Sami form of JOHN.
Form of DEBORAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.... Read
Means "the youthful one" from Hawaiian ka, a definite article, and u'i "youth, beauty".... Read
Means "lord of the spear" in Tupi. This is the name of an 1874 novel by José de Alencar.... Read
From Japanese 百 (momo) meaning "hundred" or 桃 (momo) meaning "peach" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". This name can be constructed from other kanji combinations as well.... Read
Derived from Finnish väinä "wide and slow-flowing river". In Finnish mythology Väinämöinen was a wise old magician, the son of the primal goddess Ilmatar. He is the hero of the Finnish epic the 'Kalevala'.... Read
Javanese form of SUSHILA.
Irish form of LAURENCE (1).
Means "good news" in Persian.
Derived from Latin angelicus meaning "angelic", ultimately related to Greek αγγελος (angelos) "messenger". The poets Boiardo and Ariosto used this name in their 'Orlando' poems (1495 and 1532), where it belongs to Orlando's love interest. It has been used as a given name since the 18th century.... Read
Form of JEPHTHAH used in the Latin Old Testament.
French form of HORTENSIA.
Alternate transcription of Serbian Слађана (see SLAĐANA).... Read
Means "loyalty" in Arabic.
Old Germanic form of CLOTILDE.
Old Germanic form of ANSELM.
Slovene feminine form of BARTHOLOMEW.
Elaboration of DAX influenced by names such as Paxton and Braxton.... Read
Means "tent maker" in Arabic. This was the surname of the 12th-century Persian poet Omar Khayyam.... Read
Scottish form of ZECHARIAH.
Means "lord of Mictlan" in Nahuatl. In Aztec mythology he was the skeletal ruler of Mictlan, the realm of the dead, with his wife Mictecacihuatl.... Read
Old Norse form of TORUNN.
Probably derived from a Greek word meaning "maiden". In Greek mythology this was the name of a friend of the goddess Athena. Athena accidentally killed her, and subsequently took the name Pallas in honour of her friend.... Read
Means "little wolf" or "little hound" from Irish cú "wolf, hound" combined with a diminutive suffix. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was the author of the Sherlock Holmes mystery stories.... Read
Icelandic form of INGEBORG.
Turkish form of SALAH AL-DIN.
Hungarian form of ANASTASIUS.
Norman form of a Germanic name meaning "thought and counsel", derived from the elements thank "thought" and rad "counsel". This was the name of a leader of the First Crusade, described by Torquato Tasso in his epic poem 'Jerusalem Delivered' (1580).... Read
Polish, Czech and Slovak form of CORNELIUS.
Russian form of DEMETRIUS. Dmitriy Mendeleev (1834-1907) was the Russian chemist who devised the periodic table.... Read
Feminine diminutive of TSVETAN.
Means "watchful, vigilant" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is a grandson of Ephraim.... Read