Means "leader, chief" in Arabic.
Bulgarian form of MATTHEW.
Polish form of FELICITAS.
From Japanese 七 (shichi) meaning "seven" and 郎 (rou) meaning "son". This was traditionally a name given to the seventh son. Other kanji combinations can be possible.... Read
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 은영 (see EUN-YEONG).... Read
Feminine form of AMABILIS.
Possibly means either "stockade" or "horn, trumpet" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a both a city and a son of Ashhur.... Read
Finnish and Estonian form of PIA.
Feminine form of MACARIO.
Derived from Georgian ზვიადი (zviadi) meaning "proud, arrogant".... Read
Diminutive of ISAAC. This was the nickname of the American president Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969), based on the initial sound of his surname.... Read
Means "born during the weeding season", from Luhya enyonyi meaning "weeds".... Read
From Sino-Korean 成 (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" or 星 (seong) meaning "star, planet" combined with 鎭 (jin) meaning "town, marketplace" or 震 (jin) meaning "shake, tremor, excite". Other hanja character combinations are also possible.... Read
Icelandic form of ANDOR (1).
Feminine form of MALCOLM.
Feminine form of PRUDENTIUS.
Latinized form of DAMIANOS.
Variant of ODOVACAR. The Gothic leader Odovacar is frequently called by this name.... Read
Perhaps a form of MILLICENT. It was borne by the Irish writer and socialite Melesina Trench (1768-1827).... Read
Feminine form of DUBRAVKO.
Anglicized form of RHYS, also used as a feminine form.... Read
From a surname that was originally derived from a place name in Cumbria, of Brythonic origin meaning "trickling stream".... Read
Alternate transcription of Russian Прокопий (see PROKOPIY).... Read
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
Occitan and Catalan form of ANNA.
From the Hebrew name נְתַנְאֵל (Netan'el) meaning "God has given", from the elements נָתַן (natan) meaning "to give" and אֵל ('el) meaning "God". It is borne by several minor characters in the Old Testament, typically spelled Nethanel or Nethaneel. In the New Testament this is the name of an apostle,... Read
From an Irish surname that was derived from Ó Murchadha meaning "descendant of MURCHADH".... Read
Croatian diminutive of ANTHONY.
This was the name assumed by the 18th-century Spanish Franciscan monk Miguel José Serra, a missionary to California. He named himself after one of Saint Francis's companions, who was named from Latin iuniperus "juniper".... Read
Derived from a Middle English surname meaning "a Briton" (a Celt of England) or "a Breton" (an inhabitant of Brittany).... Read
Derived from Turkish ay meaning "moon" and su meaning "water".... Read
Modern Greek form of NIKE.
Possibly from Finnish soilu meaning "glimmer, blaze".... Read
Macedonian form of ATHANASIUS.
Bosnian form of IZZ AL-DIN.
Original Latin form of ENNIO.
Means "chosen" in Arabic. This is an epithet of Ali, the fourth caliph.... Read
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi नवीन, Kannada ನವೀನ್, Telugu నవీన్, Tamil நவீன் or Malayalam നവീൻ (see NAVIN).... Read
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of ALFRED.
Derived from Bulgarian момче (momche) "boy".... Read
Combination of the prefix Ra with the name SHAUN.
Romanian form of CORNELIUS.
Derived from the Germanic element bern "bear" combined with hard "brave, hardy". The Normans brought it to England, where it replaced the Old English cognate Beornheard. This was the name of several saints, including Saint Bernard of Menthon who built hospices in the Swiss Alps in the 10th century, and... Read
Means "leader" in Arabic.
Georgian form of KATHERINE.
Scottish form of MARGARET.
Modern Greek form of PHILIP.
Means "candle" in Indonesian.
Means "diamond" in Armenian, ultimately from Persian.... Read
From the name of the flowering plant called the gentian, the roots of which are used to create a tonic. It is derived from the name of the Illyrian king GENTIUS, who supposedly discovered its medicinal properties.... Read
Means "radiance of the moon" in Turkish.
From the English word for a young male horse or from the surname of the same origin. It may be given in honour of the American industrialist Samuel Colt (1814-1862) or the firearms company that bears his name.... Read
Means "woman of the north" in Ojibwe.
Short form of JANET, JANICE, and other names beginning with Jan.... Read
Spanish and Portuguese form of HERBERT.
Arabic form of AMRAM. This is the name Muslims traditionally assign to the father of the Virgin Mary (analogous to the Christian Joachim).... Read
Means "right-handed, blessed, lucky" in Arabic.
Polish and Czech diminutive of JAN (1).
From a term used in Turkish folklore referring to the warming of temperature at the end of winter, thought to occur in three stages affecting air, water, then earth.... Read
From an English surname meaning "grey", originally given to a person who had grey hair or clothing.... Read
Norwegian feminine form of ANDREAS.
From the name of the first letter in the Greek alphabet, Α.... Read
Old Welsh form of SEXTILIUS.
Diminutive of KATEŘINA or KATARÍNA.
Polish feminine form of RADOMIL.
Italian and Spanish form of SIEGFRIED.
From a surname that was originally derived from various English place names, all meaning "clay settlement" in Old English.... Read
Means "born during father's absence" in Yoruba.
Possibly a variant of MAMIE.
Alternate transcription of Arabic حسني (see HUSNI).... Read
Means "fair locks" in Irish Gaelic. This was the name of an Irish goddess of inspiration.... Read
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of OSWALD.
Latinate form of JACINTHE.
From an English surname that was derived from Old English sceaga meaning "thicket".... Read
From a Scottish surname meaning "from the mouth of the Roe". The Roe is a river in Ireland. Two famous bearers of the surname were American president James Monroe (1758-1831) and American actress Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962).... Read
Azerbaijani form of GOLNAR.