Means "archer" in Turkish.
Diminutive of MATEJ or MATIJA.
From the name of a flower, also known as the twinflower. The Swedish botanist Carolus Linnaeus named it after himself, it being his favourite flower.... Read
Means "bright sea", derived from Gaelic muir "sea" and geal "bright".... Read
Portuguese form of FABIUS.
This name became popular after the Battle of Alma (1854), which took place near the River Alma in Crimea and ended in a victory for Britain and France. However, the name was in rare use before the battle; it was probably inspired by Latin almus "nourishing". It also coincides with... Read
Means "round, full, complete" in Vietnamese.
Derived from French océan meaning "ocean".
Combination of CINDY and SANDRA.
Danish and Norwegian variant of AGNES.
Germanic name, probably related to the Norse element jord meaning "land". This name was borne by a 6th-century Roman author of Gothic background, who wrote a history of the Goths. It is possible that the spelling of his name was influenced by that of the Jordan River.... Read
Means "steel cooking stand" in Mongolian.
Possibly a variant of AURÉLIE.
Old Norse form of VALDEMAR.
German and Dutch form of STEPHEN.
Roman cognomen that was a derivative of AELIUS.
Alternate transcription of Arabic جعفر (see JAFAR).... Read
Italian name meaning "white rose", derived from Latin rosa "rose" and alba "white". A famous bearer was the Venetian painter Rosalba Carriera (1675-1757).... Read
Feminine form of GUÐLEIFR.
Latinate form of CONCEPCIÓN.
Derived from Albanian përparim meaning "progress, advancement".... Read
Feminine form of SOTIRIS.
Means "beautiful, good-looking" in Sanskrit, derived from the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) meaning "good" combined with दर्शन (darshana) meaning "seeing, observing".... Read
From the name of the Germanic god ING combined with Old Norse unna meaning "love".... Read
From the name of the river that flows between the countries of Jordan and Israel. The river's name in Hebrew is יַרְדֵן (Yarden), and it is derived from יָרַד (yarad) meaning "descend" or "flow down". In the New Testament John the Baptist baptizes Jesus Christ in its waters, and it... Read
Means "terror" in Greek. This was one of the sons of the Greek god Ares. Also, a moon of Mars bears this name.... Read
Derived from λυσις (lysis) "a release, loosening" and στρατος (stratos) "army".... Read
Russian and Ukrainian form of JAROSŁAW.
Croatian form of SILVIUS.
From an English surname that was derived from the medieval feminine name Diot, a diminutive of Dionysia, the feminine form of DIONYSIUS. In America it was sometimes given in honour of Yale president Timothy Dwight (1752-1817). A famous bearer was the American president Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969).... Read
Possibly a short form of DOROTĖJA.
From Chinese 艳 (yàn) meaning "beautiful, gorgeous" (which is usually only feminine) or 岩 (yán) meaning "cliff, rocks", as well as other Chinese characters pronounced in a similar fashion.... Read
Hungarian form of MIRA (2).
Means "devoted to the goddess NEITH" in Ancient Egyptian. In the Old Testament this is the name of Joseph's Egyptian wife. She was the mother of Manasseh and Ephraim.... Read
Latvian feminine form of JULIAN.
From אָסְנַפַּר ('Asnappar), the Hebrew form of ASHURBANIPAL. This name is used in the Old Testament to refer to the Assyrian king.... Read
Means "complete victory" in Sanskrit.
From Chinese 林 (lín) meaning "forest" or 琳 (lín) meaning "fine jade, gem". Other characters can also form this name.... Read
Means "king's daughter" in Igbo.
Roman cognomen that was derived from the cognomen RUFUS. It was borne by several early saints.... Read
Derived from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and weald "power, ruler". This was the name of an 8th-century king of East Anglia.... Read
Form of ORPAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.... Read
Means "marked" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the head of a family of temple servants.... Read
Malay, Uyghur and Albanian form of ISHMAEL. It is also an alternate transcription of Arabic إسماعيل (see ISMA'IL).... Read
Late Latin name, a derivative of CAELESTIS. This name was borne by five popes (usually spelled Celestine in English).... Read
Derived from Thai สม (som) "worthy" and บุญ (bun) "merit".... Read
Means "graceful" in Turkmen.
Kazakh and Tatar form of TAL'AT.
From Sumerian 𒂗 (en) meaning "lord" and 𒆠 (ki) meaning "earth, ground" (though maybe originally from 𒆳 (kur) meaning "underworld, mountain"). Enki, called Ea by the Akkadians, Assyrians and Babylonians, was the Sumerian god of water and wisdom and the keeper of the Me, the divine laws.... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic فرج (see FARAJ). This corresponds more closely with the Egyptian Arabic pronunciation of the name.... Read
Means "joy has filled the home" in Yoruba.
Medieval diminutive of ROBERT. Robin Hood was a legendary hero and archer of medieval England who stole from the rich to give to the poor. In modern times it has also been used as a feminine name, and it may sometimes be given in reference to the red-breasted bird.... Read
Italian form of Laelius (see LAELIA).
Derived from Irish ríoghan meaning "queen". In Irish legend this was a wife of the Irish king Niall.... Read
From Turkish şen meaning "happy" and er meaning "brave man".... Read
Spanish form of Bethlehem, the name of the town in Judah where King David and Jesus were born. The town's name is from Hebrew בֵּית־לֶחֶם (Beit-lechem) meaning "house of bread".... Read
German and Scandinavian form of SUSANNA.
Slovene and Croatian feminine form of ANDREJ.
Finnish and Estonian form of TITUS.
French feminine form of Paulus (see PAUL).
Portuguese diminutive of MARIA.
German and Russian form of ISIDORE.
French variant form of ADRIAN.
Feminine form of CHANDRAKANT.
Latinized form of Gislin (see GHISLAIN).
Alternate transcription of Arabic طارق (see TARIQ).... Read
Combination of JOSÉ and ÁNGEL.
Variant of BJÖRN or BJØRN.
Italian form of Patricius (see PATRICK).
Medieval variant of ISOLDE.
Means "star" in Macedonian.
Old Norse form of SIGMUND.
Possibly from a Turkic root meaning "falcon". The Hungarian poet and dramatist Mihály Vörösmarty used it in his play 'Csongor és Tünde' (1830).... Read
From Sino-Vietnamese 雲 (vân) meaning "cloud".... Read
Form of REUEL used in parts of the Latin Old Testament.... Read
Form of AHENOBARBUS used by Shakespeare in his play 'Antony and Cleopatra' (1606).... Read
Alternate transcription of Arabic هدى (see HUDA).... Read