Possibly means "reminding" in Greek. In Acts in the New Testament Paul stays in Jerusalem with a man named Mnason, a Jew who was originally from Cyprus.
Hungarian short form of BERTALAN.
Azerbaijani and Uyghur form of AYGÜL.
French feminine form of AURELIUS.
Means "my brother is pleasant" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of wives of both Saul and David.... Read
Combination of the popular name prefix De and ANDRE.... Read
Derived from Croatian and Serbian tajiti "to keep secret".... Read
Short form of JESSE or JESSICA.
Medieval Slavic form of BRATUMIŁ.
From the Xhosa feminine prefix no- combined with hle "beautiful".... Read
Means "generation" in Hebrew.
Hungarian form of ABIGAIL.
German feminine form of MAXIMILIAN.
Feminine form of HONORINUS.
Variant of JIN (using Wade-Giles transcription).
Means "fawn" from Gaelic damh "stag, ox" combined with a diminutive suffix.... Read
Derived from the Germanic elements god "god" and scalc "servant". Saint Gottschalk was a (perhaps spurious) 11th-century prince of the Wends who was martyred by his brother-in-law.... Read
Scandinavian form of RICMOD.
Old Norse form of GUNBORG.
From the Greek name Σωκρατης (Sokrates), which was derived from σως (sos) "whole, unwounded, safe" and κρατος (kratos) "power". This was the name of an important Greek philosopher. He left no writings of his own; virtually everything that we know of his beliefs comes from his pupil Plato. He was... Read
Alternate transcription of Russian Леонтий (see LEONTIY).... Read
Swedish and German variant of GUSTAV.
Means "eternal" in Arabic.
Either an Irish form of the Old Norse name HUGLEIKR, or else a diminutive of UILLIAM.... Read
Derived from Turkish aslan meaning "lion" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".... Read
French form of Iulianus (see JULIAN).
From the Late Latin name CONSTANS. It was also used by the Puritans as a vocabulary name, from the English word constant.... Read
Diminutive of ELEANOR, ELLEN (1), and other names beginning with El. It can also be a short form of names ending in ella.... Read
Variant of ZECHARIAH. This spelling is used in the King James Version of the Old Testament to refer to one of the kings of Israel (called Zechariah in other versions).... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic عبد العزيز (see ABD AL-AZIZ).... Read
Ukrainian and Belarusian form of MARINA.
From Sino-Korean 道 (do) meaning "path, road, way" and 允 (yun) meaning "allow, consent", as well as other hanja character combinations.... Read
Ukrainian form of JOSEPH.
Czech form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
Short form of GEEVARGHESE.
From Sanskrit सु (su) meaning "good" and अर्थ (artha) meaning "wealth, property" (borrowed into Indonesian as harta). This was the name of an Indonesian general (1921-2008) who seized power to become the country's second president.... Read
From Sanskrit कृत्तिका (krittika), the name for the constellation of the Pleiades, ultimately from कृत् (krit) meaning "to cut, to divide". This is another name for the Hindu god Skanda.... Read
From a surname that was derived from Old French bois "wood".... Read
Possibly a Romanian masculine form of ALINA. Alternatively it may derive from Romanian alina "to soothe".... Read
Hungarian form of Tiburtius (see TIBURCIO).
Feminine form of WOJCIECH.
Derived from the Welsh element gwyn meaning "white, fair, blessed" combined with mawr meaning "great, large".... Read
Derived from the Greek elements αντι (anti) "against, compared to, like" and οψ (ops) "voice". This was the name of several figures in Greek mythology, including a daughter of Ares who was one of the queens of the Amazons. She was kidnapped and married by Theseus.... Read
Lithuanian form of MICHAEL.
Old Turkic form of TIMUR.
Hungarian form of BARNABAS.
Persian form of NAIRYOSANGHA.
From Balinese wayah meaning "old, mature", ultimately from Sanskrit वयस् (vayas) meaning "energy, strength, age". This name is traditionally given to the first-born child.... Read
Elaboration of KAREN (1), possibly influenced by CARINA (1).... Read
Means "I will thank YAHWEH" in Hebrew. This is a modern Hebrew name probably inspired by ODELIA (1).... Read
Uzbek, Dhivehi and Uyghur form of ABD ALLAH, as well as an alternate transcription of the Arabic name.... Read
Derived from the Old English elements leof "dear, agreeable, beloved" and sige "victory".... Read
Meaning unknown, possibly related to SENNE.
Esperanto form of NICHOLAS.
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element avi, of unknown meaning, possibly "desired". This was the name of a 9th-century Frankish saint. It was also borne by a 12th-century poet from Melk, Austria.... Read
Polish, Czech and Slovak form of MARK.
From the Old English name Ceadda, which is of unknown meaning, possibly based on Welsh cad "battle". This was the name of a 7th-century English saint. Borne primarily by Catholics, it was a rare name until the 1960s when it started to become more common amongst the general population. This... Read
Spanish form of HORATIUS.
French form of Clemens (see CLEMENT).
From Kazakh нұр (nur) meaning "light" (of Arabic origin) and ұлан (ulan) meaning "soldier".... Read
From an Irish surname derived from Mac Branain, which means "descendant of BRAN (1)".... Read
Anglicized form of CADWGAN.
Finnish form of BARTHOLOMEW.
French form of Eugenius (see EUGENE).
Ancient Greek form of ARISTIDES.
Armenian form of BALTHAZAR.
French form of FRANK (1).
Derived from Old English cyne "royal" and sige "victory".... Read
Dutch and Danish short form of SUSANNA.
Medieval Slavic form of JAROPEŁK.
Ancient Roman form of JANUS.
Turkish form of FIKRIYYA.