Alternate transcription of Russian Аркадий (see ARKADIY).
Possibly means "sun" in Egyptian. Ra was an important Egyptian sun god originally worshipped in Heliopolis in Lower Egypt. He was usually depicted as a man with the head of a falcon crowned with a solar disc. In later times his attributes were often merged with those of other deities,... Read
Short form of names ending with lina.
Hungarian diminutive of ANNA.
Ancient Macedonian form of BERENICE.
Means "practice, exercise" in Greek. In Greek mythology she was one of the original three muses, the muse of meditation.... Read
Derived from Finnish sirpale "small piece, fragment".... Read
Old English form of CUTHBERT.
Greek form of Heru (see HORUS).
Form of ZILPAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.... Read
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 지우 (see JI-U).... Read
Means "we will see" in Shona.
Means "nobody" in Latin. This was the name used by author Jules Verne for the captain of the Nautilus in his novel 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea' (1870). It was later used for the title character (a fish) in the 2003 animated movie 'Finding Nemo'.... Read
Alternate transcription of Russian Севастьян (see SEVASTYAN).... Read
From Hebrew אָדֹם ('adom) meaning "red". According to the Old Testament, Esau, who is described as having red skin, was given this name because he traded his birthright for a helping of red broth. The bible goes on to tell that Esau was the founder of the ancient nation of... Read
Azerbaijani form of PARVANEH.
Spanish cognate of CHARITY.
Means "hummingbird" in Hebrew.
Russian form of IRENAEUS.
Means "Jew" in Hebrew, ultimately referring to a person from the tribe of Judah. In the Old Testament this is the name of a servant of King Jehoiakim.... Read
From Sino-Vietnamese 院 (viện) meaning "courtyard, institution".... Read
Hungarian form of MATILDA.
Means "sun" in Thai, derived from the name of the Hindu god ADITYA.... Read
German form of GERVASIUS.
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
Old Germanic form of REMBRANDT.
Italian and Portuguese form of Fabianus (see FABIAN).... Read
Means "God has done something great" in Igbo.
Old English cognate of Hrodger (see ROGER). The name became unused after the Normans introduced Hrodger after their invasion. In the Old English poem 'Beowulf' this is the name of the Danish king.... Read
French feminine form of MAXIMILIAN.
Portuguese form of HECTOR.
Alternate transcription of Bulgarian Ивайло (see IVAYLO).... Read
Bulgarian form of GEORGE.
Original Welsh form of GLADYS.
From the Hebrew name יֹאשִׁיָהוּ (Yoshiyahu) meaning "YAHWEH supports". In the Old Testament this is the name of a king of Judah famous for his religious reforms. He was killed fighting the Egyptians at Megiddo in the 7th century BC. In England this name came into use after the Protestant... Read
Derived from Basque goiz "morning" and argi "light".... Read
Possible medieval Slavic form of SLAVICA.
Northern Indian form of SHIVA (1).
From a surname that was a variant of KERR.
From the Old Norse name Gunnbjǫrg, derived from the elements gunnr "war" and bjǫrg "help, save, rescue".... Read
Diminutive of IONE or NORA (1).
Western Armenian transcription of GRIGOR.
Old Norse form of TORKEL.
From Arabic براق (Buraq), the name of the legendary creature that, according to Islamic tradition, transported the Prophet Muhammad. Its name is derived from Arabic برق (barq) "lightning".... Read
Lithuanian form of RICHARD.
Spanish variant form of BETHANY.
Means "beautiful, gorgeous" in Tagalog.
Means "trustworthy, reliable" in Hebrew. This was the name of a servant of King Solomon in the Old Testament.... Read
Old Germanic form of AVIS.
Yiddish diminutive of HIRSH.
Derived from Greek ευφραινω (euphraino) meaning "to delight". This was the name of a 4th-century BC Athenian artist.... Read
Serbian and Bulgarian form of ŚWIĘTOMIERZ.... Read
Hungarian form of AURELIUS.
Means "great lord" from Sanskrit महा (maha) meaning "great" and ईश (isha) meaning "lord, ruler". This is another name of the Hindu god Shiva.... Read
Meaning uncertain, perhaps from Arabic AMMAR.
Irish name derived from gall "stranger" and cabhair "help".... Read
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious". It is also a short form of other Slavic names beginning with that element.... Read
From the name of the amaranth flower, which is derived from Greek αμαραντος (amarantos) meaning "unfading". Αμαραντος (Amarantos) was also an Ancient Greek given name.... Read
Possibly from the name of the Greek city of Delphi, the site of an oracle of Apollo, which is possibly related to Greek δελφυς (delphys) "womb". It was used in the play 'The Prophetess' (1647), in which it belongs to the title prophetess.... Read
Lithuanian feminine form of GABRIEL.
Of Germanic origin, meaning "stallion". Hengist and his brother Horsa were the leaders of the first Germanic settlers in Britain. Hengist established a kingdom in Kent in the 5th century.... Read
Form of SAMUEL found in the Greek Old Testament.
Means "respect" in Arabic. This is the name of the seventh month in the Islamic calendar.... Read
Portuguese form of ROMULUS.
Old Norse form of HJÖRDIS.
Means "little saint", derived from Irish naomh "saint" combined with a diminutive suffix.... Read
Feminine diminutive of PIERRE.
Means "praised, commendable" in Arabic, derived from the root حَمِدَ (hamida) meaning "to praise". This was the name of the prophet who founded the Islamic religion in the 7th century. According to Muslim belief, at age 40 Muhammad was visited by the angel Gabriel, who provided him with the first... Read
Finnish feminine form of HENRY.
Germanic name derived from the elements gaut "Geat, Goth" and beraht "bright".... Read
Means "royal fortress" from Old English cyne "royal" and burg "fortress". Saint Cyneburga, a daughter of a king of Mercia, was the founder of an abbey at Gloucester in the 7th century.... Read
Roman cognomen meaning "prince, little king", a diminutive of Latin rex "king". This was the cognomen of several 3rd-century BC consuls from the gens Atilia. It was also the name of several early saints. A star in the constellation Leo bears this name as well.... Read
Means "thunder" in Indonesian.
Means "lucky, happy" in Kyrgyz.
From an English surname that was originally derived from the nickname Wildbor meaning "wild boar" in Middle English. This name was borne by Wilbur Wright (1867-1912), one half of the Wright brothers, who together invented the first successful airplane. Wright was named after the Methodist minister Wilbur Fisk (1792-1839).... Read
Means "dove" in Armenian.