From an English surname that was derived from a diminutive of PATRICK. A notable bearer of the surname was the American World War II general George S. Patton (1885-1945), who played an important part in the allied offensive in France.
From a surname derived from Old English sacc meaning "sack, bag", referring to a person who was a bag maker.... Read
Russian form of MAXIMILIAN.
Derived from Arabic عذارى ('adhara) meaning "maidens". This is the name of the second brightest star (after Sirius) in the constellation Canis Major.... Read
From an English surname that was derived from a place name meaning "linden tree hill" in Old English. A famous bearer was American president Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973).... Read
Derived from Slavic volu meaning "ox". Volos was the Slavic god of cattle, also associated with the earth, wealth, the underworld, and poetry.... Read
Means "senior, elder, chief" in Armenian.
Means "daffodil, narcissus flower" in Turkish, ultimately derived from Greek (see NARCISSUS).... Read
Bosnian form of SABAH UD-DIN.
Variant of JONATHAN influenced by JOHN.
Alternate transcription of Kannada ಅರವಿಂದ (see ARAVIND).... Read
French feminine form of MARCELLINUS.
Italian and Portuguese form of CHRISTINA.
Form of CRESCENS used in the Greek New Testament.
Alternate transcription of Persian نوید or Arabic نويد (see NAVID).... Read
From the Greek name Κοσμας (Kosmas), which was derived from κοσμος (kosmos) meaning "order, decency". Saint Cosmas was martyred with his twin brother Damian in the 4th century. They are the patron saints of physicians.... Read
Means "rain" in Khmer, from the name of a rain god in the mythologies of southeast Asia. The god's name is possibly derived from VARUNA.... Read
From the Old Norse name Leifr meaning "descendant, heir". Leif Eriksson was a Norse explorer who reached North America in the early 11th century. He was the son of Erik the Red.... Read
Latvian form of VLADIMIR.
Old Norse and Icelandic form of ASLAUG.
Probably a diminutive of names beginning with the Old English element eald "old". It has been in use as an English given name since the Middle Ages, mainly in East Anglia. The British author Aldous Huxley (1894-1963) was a famous bearer of this name.... Read
Means "brilliance, radiance, splendour" in Arabic.
Diminutive of JULIAN or JULIA.
Possibly means either "shepherd" or "gift" in Hungarian. According to legend this was the name of a son of Attila the Hun.... Read
Derived from Greek μιλτος (miltos) meaning "red earth" and the patronymic suffix ιδης (ides). This was the name of the general who led the Greek forces to victory against the Persians in the Battle of Marathon.... Read
Yiddish diminutive of MORDECAI.
Means "speaker" in Hebrew. This was the name of a son of Eliphaz in the Old Testament.... Read
Original Latin form of ATTILIO.
Derived from the Old English name Ælfræd, composed of the elements ælf "elf" and ræd "counsel". Alfred the Great was a 9th-century king of Wessex who fought unceasingly against the Danes living in northeast England. He was also a scholar, and he translated many Latin books into Old English. His... Read
Derived from the Old English element ealh "temple" combined with stan "stone".... Read
Derived from the Slavic elements rad "happy, willing" and slava "glory".... Read
Means "southern hummingbird" or "left-handed hummingbird" in Nahuatl. In Aztec mythology he was the god of the sun and war. He was a patron deity of the city of Tenochtitlan (at the site of modern Mexico City).... Read
Means "eternal", derived from Arabic خلد (khalada) meaning "to last forever". This name was borne by a 7th-century Islamic military leader, Khalid ibn al-Walid.... Read
Altered form of LEROY, using the Spanish definite article el as opposed to the French le.... Read
Form of JAIR used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.... Read
Alternate transcription of Urdu محمود (see MEHMUD).... Read
Anglicized form of FEIDHLIM.
Means "one who divides goods among his people", derived from Arabic قسم (qasama) "to share" or "to divide". This was the name of a son of Muhammad who died while young.... Read
Means "Ba'al helps" from Phoenician azru "help" combined with the name of the god BA'AL. Hasdrubal was a Carthaginian general, the brother of Hannibal.... Read
Limburgish form of FRANCIS.
Diminutive of STANISLAVA or ANASTASIYA.
Latinate form of CONCEPCIÓN.
Dutch form of JACQUES or ISAAC.
Reconstructed Egyptian form of HORUS.
Spanish and Italian form of ARSENIOS.
Short form of KATHERINE and other names beginning with K.... Read
From the Old Norse name Þórgeirr, which meant "Thor's spear" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with geirr "spear".... Read
Swedish and Norwegian form of MATTHEW, used to refer to the evangelist and apostle also known as Levi.... Read
From the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love".
From the English word for the type of flower, also called self-heal, ultimately a derivative of the Latin word pruna "plum".... Read
Means either "paid for" or "friend" in Hebrew. This is the name of many characters in the Old Testament.... Read
Means "honest, innocent" in Hebrew.
Form of AZARIAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.... Read
Combination of HANNE (1) and ELEONORE.
Alternate transcription of Russian Юрий (see YURIY).... Read
Slovene diminutive of JAKOB.
Means "evil spirit" in Avestan. In Persian mythology Angra Mainyu was the god of darkness, death and destruction, the enemy of Ahura Mazda.... Read
Romanian form of KATHERINE.
Means "given by God" from the Slavic elements bogu "god" and dan "given".... Read
Means "my father is exalted" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Abiram is swallowed by an earthquake after rebelling against the leadership of Moses.... Read
Biblical Hebrew form of OPHRAH.
Variant of ELIPHELET used in some versions of the Old Testament to refer to the son of David.... Read
Estonian form of KALEVA. This was the name of a hero in Estonian mythology.... Read
Finnish and Serbian form of SIMON (1).
From the Old Norse name Steinarr, derived from the elements steinn "stone" and arr "warrior".... Read
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of ANACLETUS.
From Sino-Korean 在 (jae) meaning "located at, exist" or 宰 (jae) meaning "kill, rule" combined with 成 (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" or 誠 (seong) meaning "sincere, honest, true". Other hanja combinations are possible.... Read
Polish form of Ambrosius (see AMBROSE).
Alternate transcription of Arabic جودت (see JAWDAT).... Read
From a surname that originally came from a place name that meant "broad ford" in Old English.... Read
Old East Slavic form of VLADISLAV.
Spanish form of HILARIUS.
Means "born on Thursday" in Akan.