Means "flute" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Krishna, given to him because he played the flute.
Feminine form of LAURENCE (1).
From the Sanskrit name of the planet Saturn. This is the name of a celestial Hindu god.... Read
Finnish short form of ALEKSANTERI or ALEKSI, an Italian short form of ALESSANDRO, and a Spanish short form of ALEJANDRO or ALEJANDRA.... Read
Old East Slavic form of VLADISLAV.
Means "little deer", derived from Irish os "deer" combined with a diminutive suffix. In Irish legend Oisín was a warrior hero and a poet, the son of Fionn mac Cumhail.... Read
Russian and Bulgarian form of NAHUM.
Short form of names ending in nello, such as BRUNELLO or ANTONELLO.... Read
Feminine form of ALEX, or a diminutive of ALEXIS.
From a surname that was a variant of OSBORN.
From Sino-Korean 昰 (ha) meaning "summer, name" combined with 昀 (yun) meaning "sunlight". Other hanja character combinations are possible.... Read
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 義郎 (see YOSHIROU).... Read
French form of Cyprianus (see CYPRIAN).
From Sanskrit नव (nava) meaning "new, fresh" and नित्य (nitya) meaning "eternal".... Read
From the Germanic element bodo meaning "command, order".... Read
Frisian and Limburgish form of PETER.
Means "nurse" in Greenlandic.
Means "sunny" in Croatian, a derivative of sunce "sun".... Read
Italian form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
Form of ZACCHAEUS used in the Greek New Testament.
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
Spanish and Italian form of ADALHARD.
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
Portuguese variant form of BETHANY.
Spanish and Portuguese form of MARCELLUS.
Derived from Greek χρυσεος (chryseos) meaning "golden". In Greek mythology Chryses was the father of Chryseis, a woman captured by Agamemnon during the Trojan War.... Read
Means "my joy" or "my song" in Hebrew.
Diminutive of ÁGOTA or ÁGNES.
Means "a girl again" in Zulu.
From an English surname that meant "son of HARRY". This was the surname of two American presidents, William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) and his grandson Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901). The actor Harrison Ford (1942-), who starred in such movies as 'Star Wars' and 'Indiana Jones', is a famous bearer.... Read
Finnish and Estonian short form of ELISABET or ELIISABET.... Read
Greek form of Egyptian Nebt-Het meaning "lady of the house", derived from Egyptian nbt "lady" and hwt "house". This was the name of an Egyptian goddess associated with the air, death and mourning. She was wife of the desert god Seth.... Read
Means "elevated, sublime, supreme" in Arabic.
Italian feminine form of DAMIAN.
Portuguese diminutive of PEDRO.
From the Latin name Viriathus or Viriatus, which was derived from viriae "bracelets" (of Celtic origin). Viriathus was a leader of the Lusitani (a tribe of Portugal) who rebelled against Roman rule in the 2nd century BC.... Read
Medieval variant of JACK. It is also sometimes used as a short form of JACOB.... Read
Means "splendour, light" in Sanskrit.
Italian diminutive of NORA (1).
Means "noble" in Turkish, ultimately from Arabic أصيل (asil).... Read
Azerbaijani form of SHAMIL.
Belarusian form of DEMETRIUS.
From a surname that meant "dispenser of provisions", derived from Middle English spense "larder, pantry". A famous bearer was American actor Spencer Tracy (1900-1967). It was also the surname of Princess Diana (1961-1997).... Read
Combination of MARIA and ELENA.
Anglicized variant of CILLIAN, also used in France.... Read
From Chinese 昌 (chāng) meaning "flourish, prosper, good, sunlight" (which is usually only masculine), 畅 (chàng) meaning "smooth, free, unrestrained" or 长 (cháng) meaning "long". Other Chinese characters are also possible.... Read
Means "breath" in Sanskrit.
Swedish short form of NICHOLAS.
From Scottish Gaelic Fionnghall meaning "white stranger", derived from fionn "white, fair" and gall "stranger". This was the name of the hero in James Macpherson's epic poem 'Fingal' (1762), which he claimed to have based on early Gaelic legends about Fionn mac Cumhail.... Read
Late Latin name meaning "heart" from Latin cor, cordis. Saint Cordula was one of the 4th-century companions of Saint Ursula.... Read
From Japanese 澄 (sumi) meaning "clear" and 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.... Read
Ancient Avestan form of SAROSH.
From Sino-Korean 賢 (hyeon) meaning "virtuous, worthy, able" or other characters that are pronounced similarly. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name.... Read
Means "good news" in Persian.
Alternate transcription of Macedonian Мирче (see MIRČE).... Read
Old English name composed of the elements ælf "elf" and flæd "beauty".... Read
Feminine derivative of AGRIPPA. This name was borne by the scheming mother of the Roman emperor Nero, who eventually had her killed. This was also the name of a 3rd-century Roman saint who is venerated in Sicily.... Read
Italian form of Paulinus (see PAULINO).
From a surname that was derived from a place name, itself from Old English hara "hare" and leah "woodland, clearing".... Read
Georgian form of VLADIMIR.
Latinate form of CHRISTABEL.
From the Germanic element wald "power, ruler" or walha "foreign" combined with thrud "strength".... Read
From the Gaelic name Domhnall meaning "ruler of the world", composed of the old Celtic elements dumno "world" and val "rule". This was the name of two 9th-century kings of the Scots and Picts. It has traditionally been very popular in Scotland, and during the 20th century it became common... Read
Means "Thor's goddess" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with Old Norse dís "goddess".... Read
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "birch wood" in Old Norse.... Read
Combination of MARY and LOU.
Italian form of SIMON (1).
Perhaps an elaborated form of TARA (1).
Derived from the Germanic elements walha "stranger" and beraht "bright".... Read
Dutch form of Romanus (see ROMAN).
From an English surname that was from a place name meaning "riverbank with a windlass" in Old English (a windlass is a lifting apparatus). This has been the surname of the royal family of the United Kingdom since 1917.... Read
Persian form of ALEXANDER.
Germanic name derived from the elements god "god" and leub "dear, beloved".... Read