Greek form of Mattityahu (see MATTHEW).
From an old Germanic byname meaning "northman", referring to a Viking. The Normans were Vikings who settled on the coast of France, in the region that became known as Normandy. In England the name Norman or Normant was used before the Norman Conquest, first as a nickname for Scandinavian settlers... Read
Derived from Irish ciar "black".
Derived from the Germanic elements helm "helmet" and frid "peace".... Read
Greek feminine form of NICHOLAS.
Alternate transcription of Arabic إكرام (see IKRAM).... Read
Means "moist, tender, delicate" in Arabic.
Means "of Ulster" in Gaelic. Ulster is a region in the north of Ireland. This name was borne by two 7th-century Irish saints.... Read
Old Norse cognate of Hrodger (see ROGER).
Alternate transcription of Arabic أبو الفضل (see ABU AL-FADL).... Read
From an English surname that was derived from the Old English given name HEARD. A famous bearer of the surname was American president Warren G. Harding (1865-1923).... Read
From Japanese 大 (dai) meaning "big, great" and 輔 (suke) meaning "help". Other kanji combinations are possible.... Read
Latinized form of EOFORHILD. This was the name of a 7th-century English saint.... Read
From Japanese 義 (yoshi) meaning "righteous" and 郎 (rou) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are also possible.... Read
Italian form of the Roman name Ursinus, itself derived from Ursus (see URS). This is the name of a character in Shakespeare's play 'Twelfth Night' (1602).... Read
English form of Latin Lucas, from the Greek name Λουκας (Loukas) meaning "from Lucania", Lucania being a region in southern Italy (of uncertain meaning). Luke was a doctor who travelled in the company of the apostle Paul. According to tradition, he was the author of the third gospel and Acts... Read
English variant of GUNNAR, influenced by the vocabulary word gunner.... Read
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 一郎 (see ICHIROU).... Read
Diminutive of KVĚTOSLAVA.
Spanish variant form of XÓCHITL.
Anglicized form of DIARMAD.
Alternate transcription of Russian Георгий (see GEORGIY).... Read
Diminutive of BILL. It is also used as a feminine form of WILLIAM.... Read
Medieval form of GAWAIN. Though it died out in England, it was reintroduced from Scotland in the 20th century.... Read
Means "flower, blossom" in Arabic.
French form of HORTENSIA.
Means "boundary, limit" in Sanskrit.
Combination of MARIA and LOES.
Modern Persian form of ANGRA MAINYU.
Means "MARÍA of CARMEN" in Spanish.
From an English surname that originally referred to a person who came from the French city of Le Mans.... Read
Macedonian form of ZVONIMIR.
Spanish and Portuguese form of REGULUS.
Ancient Avestan form of SAROSH.
Alternate transcription of Bulgarian Кръстьо (see KRASTYO).... Read
Croatian form of ANTONELLA.
Uncommon variant of ALFONSO.
Old English form of EDWARD.
Spanish and Portuguese form of THEOPHILUS.
Derived from the Germanic elements hug "heart, mind" and hard "brave, hardy".... Read
Spanish form of Eustachius (see EUSTACE).
Means "revolution" in Turkish.
Short form of KRISTIAN, KRISTOFFER, and other names beginning with Kris.... Read
Yiddish diminutive of MIRIAM.
Brazilian Portuguese variant of CÉSAR.
Russian form of EUPRAXIA. This was the name of a daughter of Vsevolod I, grand prince of Kiev, who became the wife of the Holy Roman emperor Henry IV.... Read
Turkish feminine form of ZAHID.
Derived from the Germanic element avi, of unknown meaning, possibly "desired". This name is also given in honour of the 16th-century mystic Saint Teresa of Ávila, Ávila being the name of the town in Spain where she was born.... Read
Means "of the moon" in Turkish and Azerbaijani, from Turkic ay "moon".... Read
Possibly related to Latin mas "male" (genitive maris). In Roman mythology Mars was the god of war, often equated with the Greek god Ares. This is also the name of the fourth planet in the solar system.... Read
Form of JAPHETH used in the Latin Old Testament.
Alternate transcription of Arabic عائشة (see AISHA).... Read
Means "daffodil, narcissus flower" in Turkish, ultimately derived from Greek (see NARCISSUS).... Read
Swedish variant of INGEGERD.
French form of Iulianus (see JULIAN).
Combination of KLAUS and PETER.
Alternate transcription of Persian شاهین (see SHAHIN).... Read
German and Dutch diminutive of ELISABETH.
Feminine diminutive of BRANKO.
Medieval Slavic form of VÍTĚZSLAV.
Variant of NATHANAEL. It has been regularly used in the English-speaking world since the Protestant Reformation. This has been the most popular spelling, even though the spelling Nathanael is found in most versions of the New Testament. The American writer Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864), author of 'The Scarlet Letter', was a... Read
German diminutive of MARIA.
From the name of a desert plant (species Retama raetam), possibly derived from Hebrew רְתֹם (retom) meaning "to bind".... Read
Possibly means "half moon" in Mayan. This is the name of an island on Lake Pátzcuaro in Mexico.... Read
From an English surname that was derived from the French place name Pacy, itself derived from Gaulish given name of unknown meaning.... Read
From an English surname that was derived from Middle English holis "holly trees". It was originally given to a person who lived near a group of those trees.... Read
French, Catalan and Welsh form of MARK.
Hebrew form of JEHONATHAN.
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 현우 (see HYEON-U).... Read
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "town in the rushes" in Old English.... Read
Modern form of the Greek name Γαληνος (Galenos), which meant "calm" from Greek γαληνη (galene). It was borne by a 2nd-century BC Greco-Roman physician who contributed to anatomy and medicine. In modern times the name is occasionally given in his honour.... Read
From Oğuz, the name of an ancient Turkic people, combined with Turkish han meaning "khan, ruler, leader".... Read
Means "bloom, flower" in Tswana.
French feminine form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).... Read
Dutch diminutive of MARIA.
Bulgarian form of EUGENE and an alternate transcription of Russian Евгений (see YEVGENIY).... Read
Yiddish variant of RIVKA.
Means "appellations, names" in Arabic. This was the name of a daughter of Abu Bakr, the first caliph of the Muslims.... Read
Derived from Slovene cvet meaning "blossom, flower".... Read
Means "genuine" in Welsh.