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ÅSHILD f Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Áshildr, derived from the elements áss "god" and hildr "battle".
ASHISH m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Nepali
From Sanskrit आशिष (ashisha) meaning "prayer, blessing".
ASHKII m Native American, Navajo
Means "boy" in Navajo.
ASHLEA f English (Modern)
Feminine variant of ASHLEY.
ASHLEE f English (Modern)
Feminine variant of ASHLEY.
ASHLEIGH f English (Modern)
Feminine variant of ASHLEY.
ASHLEY f & m English
From an English surname that was originally derived from place names meaning "ash tree clearing", from a combination of Old English æsc and leah. Until the 1960s it was more commonly given to boys in the United States, but it is now most often used on girls. It reached its height of popularity in America in 1987, but it did not become the highest ranked name until 1991, being overshadowed by the likewise-popular Jessica until then. In the United Kingdom it is still more common as a masculine name.
ASHLIE f English (Modern)
Feminine variant of ASHLEY.
ASHLING f Irish
Anglicized form of AISLING.
ASHLYN f English (Modern)
Combination of ASHLEY and the popular name suffix lyn.
ASHOKA m Sanskrit
Means "without sorrow" in Sanskrit. This name was borne by Ashoka the Great, a 3rd-century BC emperor of India.
ASHRAQAT f Arabic
Means "brightness" in Arabic.
ASHTAD f Persian Mythology
Means "justice" in Persian. This was the name of a Yazata (or angel) in Zoroastrianism.
ASHTON m & f English
From a surname that was originally derived from a place name that meant "ash tree town" in Old English.
ASHTORETH f Biblical, Semitic Mythology
From עַשְׁתֹרֶת ('Ashtoret), the Hebrew form of the name of a Phoenician goddess of love, war and fertility. Her name is cognate to that of the East Semitic goddess ISHTAR.
ASHUR m Semitic Mythology
From the name of the city of ASHUR, the capital of the Assyrian Empire, which is of unknown meaning. Ashur was the patron deity of the city and the chief god of Assyria.
ASHURBANIPAL m Ancient Assyrian (Anglicized)
From Akkadian Ashur-bani-apli meaning "ASHUR is creator of a son". This was the name of one of the final kings of the Assyrian Empire, reigning late in the 7th century BC. He appears in the Old Testament under the name Asnappar.
ASHWIN m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada
From Sanskrit अश्विन् (ashvin) meaning "possessed of horses". The Ashvins are twin Hindu gods of the sunrise and sunset.
ASIA (1) f English (Modern), Italian (Modern)
From the name of the continent, which is perhaps derived from Akkadian asu, meaning "east".
ASIA (2) f Polish
Polish diminutive of JOANNA.
ASIER m Basque
Means "the beginning", from Basque hasi.
ASIF m Arabic
Possibly means "forgiveness" in Arabic.
ASIH f Indonesian
Variant of KASIH.
ASİL m Turkish
Means "noble" in Turkish, ultimately from Arabic أصيل (asil).
ASIM m Turkish
Turkish form of ASIM (1).
ASIM (1) m Arabic
Means "protector" in Arabic.
ASIM (2) m Indian, Hindi, Bengali
Means "boundless, limitless" in Sanskrit.
ASIYA f Arabic
Possibly from Arabic أسي (asy) meaning "distressed, grieved". According to Islamic tradition this was the name of the wife of the pharaoh at the time of Moses. She took care of the infant Moses and later accepted monotheism.
ASJA f Bosnian
Bosnian form of ASIYA.
ASK m Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse askr "ash tree". In Norse mythology Ask and his wife Embla were the first humans created by the gods.
ÁSKETILL m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" and ketill "cauldron, helmet".
ASKLEPIADES m Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek personal name that was derived from the name of the Greek god ASKLEPIOS combined with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides). It was borne by several Greek physicians.
ASKLEPIOS m Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown. Asklepios (Aesculapius to the Romans) was the god of healing and medicine in Greek mythology. He was the son of Apollo and Coronis.
ASKR m Norse Mythology
Old Norse form of ASK.
ASLAN m Turkish, Kazakh, Azerbaijani, Chechen, Ossetian, Circassian
From Turkic arslan meaning "lion". This was a byname or title borne by several medieval Turkic rulers, including the Seljuk sultan Alp Arslan (a byname meaning "brave lion") who drove the Byzantines from Anatolia in the 11th century. The author C. S. Lewis later used the name Aslan for the main protagonist (a lion) in his Chronicles of Narnia series of books, first appearing in 1950.
ASLANBEK m Chechen, Ossetian, Circassian
Derived from Turkish aslan meaning "lion" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
ÁSLAUG f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of ASLAUG.
ASLAUG f Norwegian
Derived from the Old Norse elements áss meaning "god" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
ASLI f Turkish
Means "genuine, real" in Turkish.
ASLÖG f Swedish
Swedish form of ASLAUG.
ASLØG f Danish
Danish form of ASLAUG.
ASMA f Arabic
Means "supreme" in Arabic.
ASMAA f Arabic
Means "appellations, names" in Arabic. This was the name of a daughter of Abu Bakr, the first caliph of the Muslims.
ÅSMUND m Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Ásmundr, cognate of OSMOND.
ÁSMUNDUR m Icelandic
Icelandic form of ÅSMUND.
ASNAPPAR m Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
From אָסְנַפַּר ('Asnappar), the Hebrew form of ASHURBANIPAL. This name is used in the Old Testament to refer to the Assyrian king.
ASPASIA f Ancient Greek, Greek
Derived from Greek ἀσπάσιος (aspasios) meaning "welcome, embrace". This was the name of the lover of Pericles (5th century BC).
ASPEN f English (Modern)
From the English word for the tree, derived from Old English æspe. It is also the name of a ski resort in Colorado.
ASRA f Arabic
Means "travel at night" in Arabic. It is related to Isra.
ASSE m Frisian
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element asc meaning "ash tree" or ans meaning "god".
ASSIA f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Arabic آسيا or آسية (see ASIYA) chiefly used in Northern Africa.
ASSUMPCIÓ f Catalan
Catalan cognate of ASUNCIÓN.
ASSUMPTA f Irish
Latinate form of ASUNCIÓN, used especially in Ireland.
ASSUNÇÃO f Portuguese
Portuguese cognate of ASUNCIÓN.
ASSUNTA f Italian
Italian cognate of ASUNCIÓN.
ASTA f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Short form of ASTRID.
ASTAROTH m Literature
From Ashtaroth, the plural form of ASHTORETH used in the bible to refer to Phoenician idols. This spelling was used in late medieval demonology texts to refer to a type of (masculine) demon.
ASTER f English (Rare)
From the name of the flower, which is derived via Latin from Greek ἀστήρ (aster) meaning "star".
AŞTÎ f & m Kurdish
Means "peace, tranquility" in Kurdish.
ASTON m & f English (Rare)
From a surname that was originally derived from either a place name meaning "east town" in Old English or from the given name ÆÐELSTAN.
ASTOR m English (Rare)
From a surname derived from Occitan astur meaning "hawk".
ASTRA f English (Rare)
Means "star", ultimately from Greek ἀστήρ (aster). This name has only been (rarely) used since the 20th century.
ASTRAEA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Ἀστραία (Astraia), derived from Greek ἀστήρ (aster) meaning "star". Astraea was a Greek goddess of justice and innocence. After wickedness took root in the world she left the earth and became the constellation Virgo.
ASTRID f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, French
Modern form of ÁSTRÍÐR. This name was borne by the Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren (1907-2002), the author of Pippi Longstocking.
ASTRIDE f French
French variant of ASTRID.
ÁSTRÍÐR f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements áss "god" and fríðr "beautiful, beloved".
ÁSTRÍÐUR f Icelandic
Icelandic form of ÁSTRÍÐR.
ASTROPHEL m Literature
Probably intended to mean "star lover", from Greek ἀστήρ (aster) meaning "star" and φίλος (philos) meaning "lover, friend". This name was first used by the 16th-century poet Sir Philip Sidney in his collection of sonnets Astrophel and Stella.
ASUKA f & m Japanese
From Japanese 明日 (asu) meaning "tomorrow" and (ka) meaning "fragrance", or from (asu) meaning "to fly" and (ka) meaning "bird". Other kanji combinations can be possible as well.
ASUMAN f Turkish
Means "sky" in Turkish.
ASUN f Spanish
Short form of ASUNCIÓN.
ASUNCIÓN f Spanish
Means "assumption" in Spanish. This name is given in reference to the assumption of the Virgin Mary into heaven.
ÁSVALDR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse cognate of OSWALD.
ASWATHI m Indian, Malayalam
From Sanskrit अशवत्थ (ashvattha) meaning "sacred fig tree".
ASYA (2) f Turkish
Means "Asia (the continent)" in Turkish.
ATA (1) m Turkish
Means "ancestor" in Turkish.
ATA (2) m Arabic
Means "gift" in Arabic.
ĀTAAHUA f Maori
Means "beautiful" in Maori.
ATAHUALPA m Native American, Quechua
Means "hen of fortune", from Quechua ataw meaning "lucky, fortunate" and wallpa meaning "hen". This was the name of the last sovereign Inca emperor. He was executed by the Spanish in 1533.
ATALANTA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Ἀταλάντη (Atalante) meaning "equal in weight", derived from ἀτάλαντος (atalantos), a word related to τάλαντον (talanton) meaning "a scale, a balance". In Greek legend she was a fast-footed maiden who refused to marry anyone who could not beat her in a race. She was eventually defeated by Hippomenes, who dropped three golden apples during the race causing her to stop to pick them up.
ATALIA f Hebrew
Modern Hebrew transcription of ATHALIAH.
ATALLAH m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic عطا الله (see ATAULLAH).
ATALYAH f & m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of ATHALIAH.
ATANAS m Bulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of ATHANASIUS.
ATANASIJ m Macedonian
Macedonian form of ATHANASIUS.
ATANASIJA f Serbian, Macedonian
Serbian and Macedonian feminine form of ATHANASIUS.
ATANASIJE m Serbian
Serbian form of ATHANASIUS.
ATARA f Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew עֲטָרָה (see ATARAH).
ATARAH f Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means "crown" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament Atarah is a minor character, the wife of Jerahmeel.
ATAULLAH m Arabic
Means "gift of ALLAH" from Arabic عطاء ('ata) meaning "gift" combined with الله (Allah).
ATEFEH f Persian
Persian form of ATIFA.
AÐALBJÖRG f Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements aðal "noble" and bjǫrg "help, save, rescue".
ATHALIAH f & m Biblical
Possibly means "YAHWEH is exalted" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is both a feminine and masculine name. It was borne by the daughter of Ahab and Jezebel, who later came to rule Judah as a queen.
AÐALSTEINN m Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements aðal "noble" and steinn "stone".
ATHANARIC m Ancient Germanic
From the Gothic name Athanareiks, derived from the Germanic element athana meaning "year" combined with ric meaning "ruler, mighty". Athanaric was a 4th-century ruler of the Visigoths.
ATHANAS m Ancient Greek
Short form of Athanasios (see ATHANASIUS).
ATHANASE m French
French form of ATHANASIUS.
ATHANASI m Medieval Slavic
Old Slavic form of ATHANASIUS.
ATHANASIA f Greek, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Athanasios (see ATHANASIUS).
ATHANASIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Ἀθανάσιος (Athanasios) meaning "immortal", from Greek (a), a negative prefix, combined with θάνατος (thanatos) meaning "death". Saint Athanasius was a 4th-century bishop of Alexandria who strongly opposed Arianism.
ATHAULF m Ancient Germanic
Germanic name derived from atta "father" and wulf "wolf". This was the name of a 5th-century king of the Visigoths.
ATHELSTAN m English (Archaic)
Modern form of ÆÐELSTAN. This name was revived in Britain the latter half of the 19th century.
ATHENA f Greek Mythology, English
Meaning unknown. Athena was the Greek goddess of wisdom and warfare and the patron goddess of the city of Athens in Greece. It is likely that her name is derived from that of the city, not vice versa. The earliest mention of her seems to be a 15th-century BC Mycenaean Greek inscription from Knossos on Crete.... [more]
ATHÉNAÏS f French
French form of ATHENAIS.
ATHENAIS f Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek personal name that was derived from the name of the Greek goddess ATHENA.
ATHINA f Greek
Modern Greek form of ATHENA.
ATHOL m & f Scottish
From the name of a district in Scotland that was derived from Gaelic ath Fodhla "new Ireland".
ATIENO f Eastern African, Luo
Feminine form of OTIENO.
ATIF m Arabic
Means "affection, kindness" in Arabic.
ATIFA f Arabic
Feminine form of ATIF.
ATİLA m Turkish
Turkish variant of ATTILA.
ATÍLIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Attilius (see ATTILIO).
ATILIO m Spanish
Spanish form of Attilius (see ATTILIO).
ATILIUS m Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of ATTILIO.
ATİLLA m Turkish
Turkish variant of ATTILA.
ATIYA m & f Arabic
Means "gift" in Arabic.
ATLAS m Greek Mythology
Possibly means "enduring" from Greek τλάω (tlao) meaning "to endure". In Greek mythology he was a Titan punished by Zeus by being forced to support the heavens on his shoulders.
ATLE m Norwegian
Norwegian form of ATLI.
ATLI m Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Old Norse form of ATTILA, used in the Norse Volsungasaga to refer to a fictional version of Attila the Hun.
ATON m Egyptian Mythology
Means "solar disk" in Egyptian. Aton was an Egyptian god of the sun, depicted as a solar disk with long rays extending downwards. The worship of Aton was especially extensive during the reign of the pharaoh Akhenaton, who proclaimed Aton was the only god.
ATROPOS f Greek Mythology
Means "inevitable, inflexible" in Greek, derived from the negative prefix (a) combined with τρόπος (tropos) meaning "direction, manner, fashion". Atropos was one of the three Fates or Μοῖραι (Moirai) in Greek mythology. When her sister Lachesis decided that a person's life was at an end, Atropos would choose the manner of death and cut the person's life thread.
ATSE m Frisian
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element adal meaning "noble".
ATSUKO f Japanese
From Japanese (atsu) meaning "warm", (atsu) meaning "deep, true, sincere" or (atsu) meaning "honest" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
ATSUSHI m Japanese
From Japanese (atsushi) meaning "pure" or (atsushi) meaning "kindness, honesty". This name can also be formed from other kanji or kanji combinations.
ATTE m Finnish
Finnish diminutive of ANTERO and other names beginning with A.
ATTICUS m Literature, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἀττικός (Attikos) meaning "from Attica", referring to the region surrounding Athens in Greece. This name was borne by a few notable Greeks from the Roman period (or Romans of Greek background). The author Harper Lee used the name in her novel To Kill a Mockingbird (1960) for an Alabama lawyer who defends a black man accused of raping a white woman.
ATTIKOS m Ancient Greek
Greek form of ATTICUS.
ATTİLA m Turkish
Turkish form of ATTILA.
ATTILA m History, Hungarian
Possibly means "little father" from Gothic atta "father" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of a 5th-century leader of the Huns, a nomadic people from Central Asia who had expanded into Eastern Europe by the 4th century. Attila was the name given to him by his Gothic-speaking subjects in Eastern Europe; his real name may have been Avithohol.
ATTILIO m Italian
Italian form of the Roman family name Atilius, which is of unknown Etruscan origin. Marcus Atilius Regulus was a Roman consul and hero of the First Punic War.
ATUF m Arabic
Means "loving" in Arabic.
ATUM m Egyptian Mythology
Means "completion" in Egyptian. This was the name of an Egyptian creator god. He was first prominently worshipped in Heliopolis during the Old Kingdom.
AUBERON m English (Rare)
Norman French derivative of a Germanic name, probably ALBERICH.
AUBERT m French
French variant of ALBERT.
AUBIN m French
French form of ALBINUS.
AUBREE f English (Modern)
Feminine variant of AUBREY.
AUBREY m & f English
Norman French form of the Germanic name ALBERICH. As an English masculine name it was common in the Middle Ages, and was revived in the 19th century. Since the mid-1970s it has more frequently been given to girls, due to Bread's 1972 song Aubrey along with its similarity to the established feminine name Audrey.
AUCAMAN m Native American, Mapuche
Means "wild condor" in Mapuche.
AUD f Norwegian
Norwegian form of AUÐR.
AUDA f Ancient Germanic
Feminine form of Audo (see OTTO).
AUDAMAR m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of OTMAR.
AUDE f French
French feminine form of ALDO.
AUDHILD f Norwegian
Derived from the Old Norse elements auðr "wealth, fortune" and hildr "battle".
AUDIE f English
Diminutive of AUDREY.
AUDLEY m English
From a surname that was taken from a place name meaning "EALDGYÐ's clearing" in Old English.
AUDO m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of OTTO.
AUDOVACAR m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ODOVACAR.
AUDRA (1) f Lithuanian
Means "storm" in Lithuanian.
AUDRA (2) f English
Variant of AUDREY, used since the 19th century.
AUDREY f English
Medieval diminutive of ÆÐELÞRYÐ. This was the name of a 7th-century saint, a princess of East Anglia who founded a monastery at Ely. It was also borne by a character in Shakespeare's comedy As You Like It (1599). At the end of the Middle Ages the name became rare due to association with the word tawdry (which was derived from St. Audrey, the name of a fair where cheap lace was sold), but it was revived in the 19th century. A famous bearer was British actress Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993).
AUGUST m German, Polish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Catalan, English
German, Polish, Scandinavian and Catalan form of AUGUSTUS. This was the name of three Polish kings.... [more]
AUGUSTA f German, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Dutch, English, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of AUGUSTUS. It was introduced to Britain when King George III, a member of the German House of Hanover, gave this name to his second daughter in the 18th century.
AUGUSTAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of AUGUSTUS.
AUGUSTE (1) m French
French form of AUGUSTUS.
AUGUSTE (2) f German
German variant of AUGUSTA.
AUGUSTIJN m Dutch
Dutch form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AUGUSTÍN m Slovak, Czech
Slovak and Czech form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AUGUSTIN m French, Romanian, German
Form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)) in several languages.
AUGUSTINA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AUGUSTINAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AUGUSTINE (1) m English
From the Roman name Augustinus, itself derived from the Roman name AUGUSTUS. Saint Augustine of Hippo was a 5th-century Christian theologian and author from North Africa. For his contributions to Christian philosophy he is known as a Doctor of the Church. Due to his renown, the name came into general use in the Christian world. It became popular in England in the Middle Ages partly because of a second saint by this name, Augustine of Canterbury, a 6th-century Italian monk sent to England to convert the Anglo-Saxons.
AUGUSTINE (2) f French, German
French feminine form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AUGUSTO m Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of AUGUSTUS.
AUGUSTS m Latvian
Latvian form of AUGUSTUS.
AUGUSTUS m Ancient Roman, Dutch
Means "exalted, venerable", derived from Latin augere meaning "to increase". Augustus was the title given to Octavian, the first Roman emperor. He was the adopted son of Julius Caesar who rose to power through a combination of military skill and political prowess. In 26 BC the senate officially gave him the name Augustus, and after his death it was used as a title for subsequent emperors. This was also the name of three kings of Poland (August in Polish).
AUGUSTYN m Polish
Polish form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AUKE m Frisian
Possibly a Frisian diminutive of AUGUSTINUS or AURELIUS.
AUKUSTI m Finnish
Finnish form of AUGUSTUS.
AULAY m Scottish
Anglicized form of AMHLAIDH.
AULIS m Finnish
Means "willing, helpful" in Finnish.
AULUS m Ancient Roman
Possibly from Latin avulus meaning "little grandfather", though it could be from the Etruscan name Aule, which was possibly derived from avils meaning "years". This was a Roman praenomen, or given name. Folk etymology connects it to Latin aula meaning "palace".
AUNE f Finnish
Finnish form of AGNES.
AURA f English, Italian, Spanish, Finnish
From the word aura (derived from Latin, ultimately from Greek αὔρα meaning "breeze") for a distinctive atmosphere or illumination.
AURANGZEB m History
Means "honouring the throne" in Persian. This was the name of a 17th-century Mughal emperor of India.
ÁUREA f Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of AUREA.
AUREA f Late Roman
Late Latin name that was derived from aureus "golden". This was the name of a 3rd-century saint from Ostia (near Rome), as well as an 11th-century Spanish saint.
AURÉL m Hungarian
Hungarian form of AURELIUS.
AUREL m German, Romanian
German and Romanian form of AURELIUS.
AURÈLE m French
French form of AURELIUS.
AURÉLIA f Hungarian
Hungarian feminine form of AURELIUS.
AURELIANO m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of AURELIANUS.
AURELIANUS m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen that was originally derived from the Roman family name AURELIUS.
AURÉLIE f French
French feminine form of AURELIUS.
AURÉLIEN m French
French form of AURELIANUS.
AURELIJA f Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of AURELIA.
AURELIJUS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of AURELIUS.
AURÉLIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of AURELIUS.
AURELIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of AURELIUS.
AURELIUS m Ancient Roman
Roman family name that was derived from Latin aureus meaning "golden, gilded". Marcus Aurelius was a 2nd-century Roman emperor and philosophical writer. This was also the name of several early saints.
AURELIUSZ m Polish
Polish form of AURELIUS.
AUREOLE f English (Rare)
From the English word meaning "radiant halo", ultimately derived from Latin aureolus "golden".
AURICA f Romanian
Romanian diminutive of AURELIA.
AURICĂ m Romanian
Romanian diminutive of AUREL.
AUROBINDO m Bengali, Indian, Odia
Bengali and Odia variant of ARAVIND.
AURORA f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, English, German, Romanian, Finnish, Roman Mythology
Means "dawn" in Latin. Aurora was the Roman goddess of the morning. It has occasionally been used as a given name since the Renaissance.
AURORE f French
French form of AURORA.
AUSMA f Latvian
Means "dawn" in Latvian.
AUŠRA f Lithuanian
Means "dawn" in Lithuanian.
AUSTĖJA f Lithuanian, Baltic Mythology
Means "to weave" in Lithuanian. This was the name of the Lithuanian goddess of bees.
AUSTER m Roman Mythology
Means "south" in Latin (descended from an Indo-European root meaning "dawn", making it related to the English word east). Auster was the Roman god of the south wind.
AUSTIN m English
Medieval contracted form of AUGUSTINE (1). Modern use of the name is probably also partly inspired by the common surname Austin, which is of the same origin. This is also the name of a city in Texas.
AUSTYN m & f English (Modern)
Variant or feminine form of AUSTIN.
AUÐR f & m Ancient Scandinavian
Means "wealth, fortune" in Old Norse.
AUÐUR f Icelandic
Icelandic form of AUÐR.
AUTUMN f English
From the name of the season, ultimately from Latin autumnus. This name has been in general use since the 1960s.
AUXENTIOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek αὐξάνω (auxano) meaning "to increase, to grow". This name was borne by a few early saints.
AVA (1) f English
Variant of EVE. A famous bearer was the American actress Ava Gardner (1922-1990). This name became very popular throughout the English-speaking world in the early 21st century, entering the top ten for girls in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
AVA (2) f Persian
Means "voice, sound" in Persian.
AVA (3) f German, Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element avi, of unknown meaning, possibly "desired". This was the name of a 9th-century Frankish saint. It was also borne by a 12th-century poet from Melk, Austria.
AVAG m Armenian
Means "senior, elder, chief" in Armenian.
AVALON f English (Rare)
From the name of the island paradise to which King Arthur was brought after his death. The name of this island is perhaps related to Welsh afal meaning "apple", a fruit that was often linked with paradise.
AVANI f Indian, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "earth" in Sanskrit.
AVANTI f Indian, Hindi
From the name of an ancient kingdom of central India that had its capital at Ujjain.
AVDOTYA f Russian
Russian form of EUDOCIA.
AVE f Estonian
Possibly from the name of the prayer Ave Maria, in which Ave is Latin meaning "greetings, salutations".
AVEDIS m Armenian
Western Armenian transcription of AVETIS.
AVELINE f English (Rare)
From the Norman French form of the Germanic name Avelina, a diminutive of AVILA. The Normans introduced this name to Britain. After the Middle Ages it became rare as an English name, though it persisted in America until the 19th century.
AVERILL m & f English (Rare)
From a surname that was originally derived from the feminine given name EOFORHILD.
AVERY m & f English
From a surname that was itself derived from the Norman French form of the given names ALBERICH or ALFRED.
AVETIS m Armenian
Means "good news" in Armenian.
AVEZA f Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of AVIS.
AVGUST m Slovene, Russian, Ukrainian
Slovene, Russian and Ukrainian form of AUGUSTUS.
AVGUSTA f Slovene
Slovene feminine form of AUGUSTUS.
AVGUŠTIN m Slovene
Slovene form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AVI m Hebrew
Means "my father" in Hebrew. It is also a diminutive of AVRAHAM or AVIRAM.
AVIA m & f Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of ABIJAH.
ÂVIÂJA f Native American, Greenlandic
Means "cousin" in Greenlandic.
AVIANA f English (Modern)
Probably an elaboration of AVA (1), influenced by names such as Ariana.
'AVI'EL m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of ABIEL.
AVIEL m Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of ABIEL.
AVIGAIL f Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of ABIGAIL.
'AVIGAYIL f Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of ABIGAIL.
AVIHU m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABIHU.
AVILA f Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element avi, of unknown meaning, possibly "desired". This name is also given in honour of the 16th-century mystic Saint Teresa of Ávila, Ávila being the name of the town in Spain where she was born.
AVILIUS m Ancient Roman
Roman family name of unknown meaning. Saint Avilius was a 1st-century patriarch of Alexandria.
AVINASH m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada
Means "indestructible" in Sanskrit.
AVIS f English
Probably a Latinized form of the Germanic name Aveza, which was derived from the element avi, of unknown meaning, possibly "desired". The Normans introduced this name to England and it became moderately common during the Middle Ages, at which time it was associated with Latin avis "bird".
AVISHAI m Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of ABISHAI.
'AVISHAY m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of ABISHAI.
AVITUS m Ancient Roman
From a Roman family name that meant "ancestral" in Latin. This was the name of an emperor who briefly reigned over the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century. It was also the name of several saints, including a 6th-century bishop of Vienne.
AVIV m & f Hebrew
Means "spring" in Hebrew.
AVIVA f Hebrew
Feminine variant of AVIV.
AVIYA f Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew אֲבִיָה (see AVIA).
'AVIYAH m & f Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of ABIJAH.
AVKSENTI m Georgian
Georgian form of AUXENTIOS.
AVKSENTIY m Russian
Russian form of AUXENTIOS.
AVNER m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABNER.
AVONLEA f English (Rare)
Created by Lucy Maud Montgomery as the setting for her novel Anne of Green Gables (1908). She may have based the name on the Arthurian island of AVALON, though it also resembles the river name AVON and leah "woodland, clearing".
AVRA f Greek
Greek form of AURA.
AVRAAMU m Old Church Slavic
Old Slavic form of ABRAHAM.
AVRUM m Yiddish
Yiddish form of ABRAHAM.
AVTANDIL m Georgian, Literature
Created by the Georgian poet Shota Rustaveli for his 12th-century epic The Knight in the Panther's Skin. Rustaveli based it on Persian آفتاب (aftab) meaning "sunshine" and دل (del) meaning "heart". In the poem Avtandil is a knight who is sent by Tinatin to search for the mysterious knight of the title.
AVTO m Georgian
Short form of AVTANDIL.
AWA f Western African
Form of HAWA typical of western Africa.
ĀWHINA f Maori
Means "help, support" in Maori.
AWINITA f Native American, Cherokee
Means "fawn" in Cherokee.
AWITI f Eastern African, Luo
Means "thrown away" in Luo, possibly used for a child born prematurely.
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