From a surname that was a variant STERLING.
Norwegian variant of SIGRID.
From Tahitian tama "child" and toa "warrior".
Latin form of NEBUCHADNEZZAR.
From the surname Nowell (a variant of NOEL).
Means "celebrated child" in Yoruba.
Form of ATTILA used in the medieval German saga the 'Nibelungenlied'. In the story Etzel is a fictional version of Attila the Hun.... Read
German, Polish, Scandinavian and Catalan form of AUGUSTUS. This was the name of three Polish kings.... Read
From the Xhosa and Ndebele feminine prefix no- combined with uxolo "peace".... Read
Esperanto diminutive of LUDWIG.
From the Hebrew name אַהֲרֹן ('Aharon), which is most likely of unknown Egyptian origin. Other theories claim a Hebrew derivation, and suggest meanings such as "high mountain" or "exalted". In the Old Testament this name is borne by the older brother of Moses. He acted as a spokesman for his... Read
Modern Greek transcription of EUTYCHIA.
From a Scottish surname that is derived from Gaelic blár meaning "plain, field, battlefield".... Read
Form of ETHAN used in the Greek Old Testament.
Means "my people are alive" in Hebrew.
Combination of HANS and GÜNTHER.
Feminine form of LIVIUS. This was the name of the wife of the Roman emperor Augustus.... Read
Latinized form of ADRASTEIA. One of Jupiter's moons bears this name.... Read
Means "strength, power" in Zulu and Ndebele.
Romanian form of DIONYSIUS.
Valencian diminutive of JOAQUIM.
Means "YAHWEH is gracious" in Hebrew. This name appears frequently in the Old Testament. It is the Hebrew name of Shadrach.... Read
Means "waited for, awaited" in Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele and Swazi.... Read
Possibly means "brilliant beauty" in Persian. According to medieval legends this was the name of Potiphar's wife in the Bible. She has been a frequent subject of poems and tales.... Read
Danish and Norwegian form of HJÖRDIS.
Georgian form of ZACHARIAS, as well as an alternate transcription of Arabic زَكَرِيّا (see ZAKARIYYA).... Read
Hungarian form of ANASTASIA.
Means "storm" in Lithuanian.
From the Latin Saturnus, which is of unknown meaning. In Roman mythology he was the father of Jupiter, Juno and others, and was also the god of agriculture. This is also the name of the ringed sixth planet in the solar system.... Read
Spanish form of SPYRIDON.
Variant of ERNEST influenced by the spelling of the English word earnest.... Read
Croatian diminutive of DOMINIC.
Czech form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
Welsh and Galician form of JACOB. This was the name of two early Welsh kings of Gwynedd. It is also the name of the villain in Shakespeare's tragedy 'Othello' (1603).... Read
From a surname that was originally derived from various English place names meaning "reed clearing" or "channel clearing" in Old English.... Read
Polish diminutive of ZUZANNA.
Bulgarian and Macedonian feminine form of THEODORE.... Read
Traditional name for the moon, it literally means "having a hare" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form शशि and the feminine form शशी.... Read
From the name of an island off the west coast of Scotland in the Firth of Clyde.... Read
Greek form of ATHANASIUS.
From the Late Latin name Paschalis, which meant "relating to Easter" from Latin Pascha "Easter", which was in turn from Hebrew פֶּסַח (pesach) meaning "Passover". Passover is the ancient Hebrew holiday celebrating the liberation from Egypt. Because it coincided closely with the later Christian holiday of Easter, the same Latin... Read
German variant of MARVIN.
Means "little saint", derived from Irish naomh "saint" combined with a diminutive suffix.... Read
Means "young" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form बाल and the feminine form बाला (a minor Hindu goddess).... Read
Czech, Slovak and Hungarian form of Caietanus (see GAETANO).... Read
Slovak form of ANASTASIA.
Scandinavian, Macedonian and Serbian form of JOACHIM.... Read
Icelandic and Faroese form of PAUL.
Older Russian form of JOHN.
Feminine form of HIPPOLYTOS. In Greek legend Hippolyte was the daughter of Ares, and the queen of the Amazons. She was killed by Herakles in order to obtain her magic girdle.... Read
Old Germanic form of ENGELBERT.
Short form of FREDERICK or other names containing the same element. A famous bearer was the American actor and dancer Fred Astaire (1899-1987).... Read
Means "blue" in Finnish. More specifically, sini is a poetic term for the colour blue.... Read
Slovak form of KVĚTOSLAV.
Roman family name that was derived from Latin caelum meaning "heaven".... Read
French form of ANATOLIUS.
Alternate transcription of Arabic فرج (see FARAJ). This corresponds more closely with the Egyptian Arabic pronunciation of the name.... Read
From the Greek name Νικοδημος (Nikodemos) meaning "victory of the people", derived from Greek νικη (nike) "victory" and δημος (demos) "the people". This is the name of a character in the New Testament who helps Joseph of Arimathea entomb Jesus.... Read
Means "queen" in Hebrew. This name appears in the Old Testament belonging to both the wife of Nahor and the daughter of Zelophehad.... Read
Azerbaijani form of NAZIM.
Icelandic and Finnish cognate of LILY.
Germanic name derived from the elements agil "edge (of a sword), blade" and wulf "wolf". This name was borne by a 6th-century king of the Lombards and by an 8th-century bishop of Cologne and saint.... Read
Latvian and Lithuanian form of ANGELICA.
Means "noble trait" in Arabic, from the root كَرُمَ (karuma) meaning "to be generous".... Read
Means "lotus" in Sanskrit. This was the name of a son of the 3rd-century BC Indian emperor Ashoka.... Read
Old Germanic form of SWANHILD.
Means "crocus" in Romanian.
Lithuanian form of ANDREW.
German diminutive of ELISABETH.
Means "wonderful" in Esperanto.
Feminine form of KASIMIR.
Form of NATASHA in several languages.
Old Norse form of VIKING.
Elaborated form of PHILIPPA.