Meaning unknown, possibly derived from Arabic meaning "watchtower" or Persian meaning "ambush".
Esperanto diminutive of JOHN or JOSEPH.
Galician form of JACOB (or JAMES).
Combination of MARÍA and JESÚS.
French form of SERAPHINA.
Modern Persian form of CAMBYSES.
Irish diminutive of MARY.
Derived from Sanskrit हर्ष (harsha) meaning "happiness".... Read
Old Germanic form of HAGEN (1).
Old Germanic form of OTTO.
Diminutive of SIGMUND, SIGFRID (1), and other Germanic names beginning with the element sigu meaning "victory".... Read
Means "gift" in Hebrew. This was the name of the father of Shephatiah in the Old Testament.... Read
Spanish, Italian and Croatian cognate of MYRTLE.
Means "laugh" in Tumbuka.
Norwegian variant form of CECILIA.
Elaborated form of EDYTHE.
Hungarian feminine form of STEPHEN.
Possibly means "hurricane" in Breton. This was the name of a 5th-century bishop of Quimper in Brittany.... Read
Combination of JUAN (1) and PABLO.
Russian and Bulgarian form of SERGIUS.
Diminutive of JAMES. A famous bearer was the rock musician Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970).... Read
Romanian form of CHARALAMPOS.
Derived from Basque goiz "morning".
From a surname, a variant of RADCLIFF.
German, Swedish and Estonian short form of KATHERINE.... Read
Meaning unknown, possibly derived from Arabic meaning "watchtower" or Persian meaning "ambush".... Read
From Sanskrit काम (kama) meaning "love, desire" and अक्षि (akshi) meaning "eye". This is the name of a Hindu fertility goddess. She is considered to be an incarnation of Parvati.... Read
Short form of BARTHOLOMEW. This name is borne by a cartoon boy on the television series 'The Simpsons'.... Read
Medieval variant of PRZEMYSŁ, with the addition of the Slavic element slava.... Read
Modern Persian form of HAURVATAT. This is the name of the third month in the Iranian calendar.... Read
Czech feminine form of CAROLUS.
Alternate transcription of Persian زینب (see ZEINAB) or Azerbaijani ZEYNƏB.... Read
Means "iron hero" in Mongolian.
Medieval Slavic form of JAROMÍR.
Derived from the Turkic elements gün "sun" and ay "moon".... Read
French feminine form of RENÉ.
From an Irish surname derived from Ó Braonáin meaning "descendant of Braonán". Braonán is a byname meaning "rain, moisture, drop" (with a diminutive suffix).... Read
Feminine form of BRANIMIR.
Italian feminine form of BERNARD.
From Japanese 真 (shin) meaning "real, genuine" combined with 也 (ya) meaning "also", as well as other kanji combinations having the same pronunciation.... Read
Croatian and Serbian form of ANGELA.
Possibly means either "first born" or "shadow from terror" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Zelophehad is a man who dies while the Israelites are wandering in the wilderness, leaving five daughters as heirs.... Read
Means "my wealth is the future" or "my wealth is moving forward" in Yoruba.... Read
Derived from Arabic المدينة (al-mudaynah) meaning "the citadel". It was in a building by this name that a concealed statue of the Virgin Mary was discovered during the Reconquista in Madrid. The Virgin of Almudena, that is Mary, is the patron saint of Madrid.... Read
From Sino-Korean 才 (jae) meaning "talent, ability" or 財 (jae) meaning "wealth, riches", as well as other hanja characters with the same pronunciation. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name.... Read
Possibly a form of LAVINIA. It has been used in America since the 19th century.... Read
Roman cognomen that was derived from SEVERUS.
Feminine form of WOJCIECH.
Means "little boot" in Latin. This was a nickname for the Roman emperor Gaius Caesar Germanicus given to him in his youth by his father's soldiers.... Read
First part of compound Arabic names beginning with سيف ال (Sayf al) meaning "sword of the" (such as SAIF AL-DIN).... Read
Means "moon" (or "month") in Indonesian.
Feminine form of GERD (1).
Official Dutch form of PHILIP, used on birth certificates but not commonly in daily life.... Read
Derived from Old Norse unnr "to wave, to billow" or unna "to love".... Read
German diminutive of LEOPOLD.
Icelandic form of SVANHILD.
Slovak and Croatian form of BARTHOLOMEW.
Modern Greek transcription of EUPHEMIA.
Means "gold mouth" in Georgian.
Latinized form of Λαζαρος (Lazaros), a Greek form of ELEAZAR used in the New Testament. Lazarus was a man from Bethany, the brother of Mary and Martha, who was restored to life by Jesus.... Read
Variant of AINO. It also means "always" in Finnish.... Read
Medieval diminutive of GILBERT.
Romanian form of STEPHEN.
Feminine form of ALF (1).
Latinized form of the Greek name ‘Αγνη (Hagne), derived from Greek ‘αγνος (hagnos) meaning "chaste". Saint Agnes was a virgin martyred during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian. The name became associated with Latin agnus "lamb", resulting in the saint's frequent depiction with a lamb by her side. Due... Read
Meaning unknown. In European folklore Melusine was a water fairy who turned into a serpent from the waist down every Saturday. She made her husband, Raymond of Poitou, promise that he would never see her on that day, and when he broke his word she left him forever.... Read
From a surname that was a variant of LOWELL.
From a surname that was a variant of DARBY.
From Tahitian vai "water" and miti "sea, salt".
Means "learned, expert, scholar" in Arabic.
Means "little wolf" in Yiddish, a diminutive of װאָלףֿ (volf) meaning "wolf". This is a vernacular form of Zeev.... Read
From Japanese 秀 (hide) meaning "excellent, outstanding" combined with 良 (yoshi) meaning "good, virtuous, respectable" or 吉 (yoshi) meaning "good luck". Other kanji combinations are possible. Toyotomi Hideyoshi (Hideyoshi 秀吉 being his given name) was a 16th-century daimyo who unified Japan and attempted to conquer Korea. He also banned the... Read
From Irish rí "king" combined with a diminutive suffix.... Read
Derived from the Germanic elements theud "people" and leib "heritage".... Read
Lithuanian form of MICHAEL.
Slovene, Croatian and Serbian form of MATTHIAS, used to refer to the apostle chosen to replace Judas Iscariot. It is occasionally used as a feminine name.... Read
Derived from the Slavic elements zheleti "to wish, to desire" and miru "peace, world".... Read