Feminine Names

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ALE (1)m & fFinnish, Italian, Spanish
Finnish short form of ALEKSANTERI or ALEKSI, an Italian short form of ALESSANDRO, and a Spanish short form of ALEJANDRO or ALEJANDRA.
ALEASEfEnglish
Possibly a variant of ALICIA.
ALECIAfEnglish
Variant of ALICIA.
ALECTOfGreek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Αληκτω (Alekto) which was derived from αληκτος (alektos) "unceasing". This was the name of one of the Furies or Ερινυες (Erinyes) in Greek mythology.
ALEIDfDutch
Dutch short form of ADELAIDE.
ALEIDAfDutch
Dutch short form of ADELAIDE.
ALEJANDRAfSpanish
Spanish form of ALEXANDRA.
ALEKAfGreek
Diminutive of ALEXANDRA.
ALEMAYEHUm & fEastern African, Amharic
Means "I have seen the world" in Amharic.
ALENEfEnglish
Variant of ALINE.
ALENKAfSlovene
Slovene diminutive of ALENA.
ALESIAfEnglish
Possibly a variant of ALICIA, or maybe from the ancient Gaulish city of Alesia.
ALESSAfItalian
Short form of ALESSANDRA.
ALESSANDRAfItalian
Italian form of ALEXANDRA.
ALESSIAfItalian
Italian feminine form of ALEXIS.
ALETAfEnglish
Possibly a variant of ALETHEA. This was the name of the wife of the title character in the comic strip 'Prince Valiant' which first appeared in 1937.
ALETHEAfEnglish
Derived from Greek αληθεια (aletheia) meaning "truth". This name was coined in the 16th century.
ALEXm & fEnglish, Dutch, German, French, Portuguese, Italian, Romanian, Greek, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Hungarian, Russian
Short form of ALEXANDER, ALEXANDRA, and other names beginning with Alex.
ALEXANDRAfEnglish, German, Dutch, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Greek, Portuguese, Romanian, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Catalan, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Ukrainian, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Feminine form of ALEXANDER. In Greek mythology this was a Mycenaean epithet of the goddess Hera, and an alternate name of Cassandra. It was borne by several early Christian saints, and also by the wife of Nicholas II, the last czar of Russia. She was from Germany and had the birth name Alix, but was renamed Александра (Aleksandra) upon joining the Russian Church.
ALEXANDRIAfEnglish
Feminine form of ALEXANDER. Alexander the Great founded several cities by this name (or renamed them) as he extended his empire eastward. The most notable of these is Alexandria in Egypt, founded by Alexander in 331 BC.
ALEXANDRINAfPortuguese, English (Rare)
Elaborated form of ALEXANDRA. This was the first name of Queen Victoria; her middle name was Victoria.
ALEXANDRINEfFrench
French elaborated form of ALEXANDRA. This was the name of a Danish queen, the wife of King Christian X.
ALEXINAfEnglish
Feminine form of ALEX, or a diminutive of ALEXIS.
ALEXISm & fGerman, French, English, Greek, Ancient Greek
From the Greek name Αλεξις (Alexis), which meant "helper" or "defender", derived from Greek αλεξω (alexo) "to defend, to help". This was the name of a 3rd-century BC Greek comic poet, and also of several saints. It is used somewhat interchangeably with the related name Αλεξιος or Alexius, borne by five Byzantine emperors. In the English-speaking world it is more commonly used as a feminine name.
ALFHILDfNorwegian, Swedish
From the Old Norse name Alfhildr which was composed of the elements alfr "elf" and hildr "battle". In Norse legend Alfhild was a maiden who disguised herself as a warrior in order to avoid marriage to King Alf. Her life was perhaps based on that of a 9th-century Viking pirate.
ALFONSINAfItalian
Italian feminine form of ALFONSO.
ALHERIfWestern African, Hausa
Means "grace" in Hausa.
ALI (2)fEnglish
Diminutive of ALISON, ALEXANDRA or other names beginning with the same sound.
ALIA (1)fArabic
Variant transcription of ALYA.
ALIA (2)fAncient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ELLA (1).
ALICAfSlovak
Slovak form of ALICE.
ALICEfEnglish, French, Portuguese, Italian
From the Old French name Aalis, a short form of Adelais, itself a short form of the Germanic name Adalheidis (see ADELAIDE). This name became popular in France and England in the 12th century. It was borne by the heroine of Lewis Carroll's 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' (1865) and 'Through the Looking Glass' (1871).
ALÍCIAfCatalan, Portuguese
Catalan form of ALICE, as well as a Portuguese variant.
ALICIAfSpanish, English, Swedish
Latinized form of ALICE.
ALICJAfPolish
Polish form of ALICE.
ALIÉNORfOccitan
Original Occitan form of ELEANOR.
ALIISAfFinnish
Finnish form of ALICE.
ALIKIfGreek
Greek form of ALICE. It also corresponds with the Greek word αλικη meaning "scarlet".
ALINAfRomanian, German, Italian, Polish
Short form of ADELINA and names that end in alina.
ALINAFEm & fSouthern African, Chewa
Means "he is with us" in Chewa.
ALINEfFrench, Portuguese (Brazilian), English
Medieval short form of ADELINE. As an English name, in modern times it has sometimes been regarded as a variant of EILEEN. This was the name of a popular 1965 song by the French singer Christophe.
ALISfWelsh
Welsh form of ALICE.
ALISAfRussian, Ukrainian, Bosnian, Finnish
Russian, Ukrainian, Bosnian and Finnish form of ALICE.
ALISE (1)fLatvian
Latvian form of ALICE.
ALISHAfEnglish
Variant of ALICIA.
ALISONfEnglish, French
Norman French diminutive of Aalis (see ALICE). It was common in England, Scotland and France in the Middle Ages, and was later revived in England in the 20th century via Scotland. Unlike most other English names ending in son, it is not derived from a surname.
ALISSAfEnglish
Variant of ALYSSA.
ALITAfEnglish (Rare)
Possibly a variant of ALETHEA.
ALIXfFrench
Medieval French variant of ALICE.
ALIYA (1)fKazakh, Tatar, Arabic
Kazakh and Tatar form of ALIYAH (1). It is also a variant transcription of Arabic ALIYAH (1).
ALIYA (2)fHebrew
Variant transcription of ALIYAH (2).
ALIYAH (1)fArabic
Feminine form of ALI (1).
ALIYAH (2)fHebrew
Means "to ascend" in Hebrew. This is also a Hebrew word referring to immigration to Israel.
ALİYEfTurkish
Turkish form of ALIYAH (1).
ALIYYAfArabic
Variant transcription of ALIYAH (1).
ALIYYAHfArabic
Variant transcription of ALIYAH (1).
ALÍZfHungarian
Hungarian form of ALICE.
ALIZfHungarian
Hungarian form of ALICE.
ALIZAfHebrew
Means "joyful" in Hebrew.
ALKYONEfGreek Mythology
Original Greek form of ALCYONE.
ALLAfRussian, Ukrainian
Meaning unknown, possibly of German origin.
ALLEGRAfItalian, English (Rare)
Means "cheerful, lively" in Italian. It was borne by a short-lived illegitimate daughter of Lord Byron (1817-1822).
ALLEGRIAfVarious
Means "cheerfulness, joy" in Italian.
ALLIfFinnish
Finnish diminutive of names beginning with Al. This is also the Finnish word for a type of duck.
ALLIEfEnglish
Diminutive of ALISON, ALEXANDRA or other names beginning with the same sound.
ALLOCHKAfRussian
Russian diminutive of ALLA.
ALLOVERAfAncient Germanic
Old Germanic form (possibly) of ELVIRA.
ALLY (1)fEnglish
Diminutive of ALISON, ALEXANDRA or other names beginning with the same sound.
ALLYNm & fEnglish
Variant or feminine form of ALAN.
ALMA (1)fEnglish, Spanish, Italian, Dutch
This name became popular after the Battle of Alma (1854), which took place near the River Alma in Crimea and ended in a victory for Britain and France. However, the name was in rare use before the battle; it was probably inspired by Latin almus "nourishing". It also coincides with the Spanish word meaning "the soul".
ALMA (2)fHebrew
Means "young woman" in Hebrew.
ALMASf & mArabic
Means "diamond" in Arabic, ultimately from Persian.
ALMASTfArmenian
Means "diamond" in Armenian, ultimately from Persian.
ALMIRA (1)fLiterature
Variant of ELMIRA. Handel used it for the title character in his opera 'Almira' (1705).
ALMIRA (2)fBosnian
Bosnian feminine form of AL-AMIR.
ALMOGm & fHebrew
Means "coral" in Hebrew.
ALMUDENAfSpanish
Derived from Arabic المدينة (al-mudaynah) meaning "the citadel". It was in a building by this name that a concealed statue of the Virgin Mary was discovered during the Reconquista in Madrid. The Virgin of Almudena, that is Mary, is the patron saint of Madrid.
ALODIAfAncient Germanic (Latinized)
Possibly from a Visigothic name derived from the Germanic elements alja "other, foreign" and aud "riches, wealth". Saint Alodia was a 9th-century Spanish martyr with her sister Nunilo.
ALOISIAfGerman (Rare)
German feminine form of ALOYSIUS.
ALOJZIAfSlovak
Slovak feminine form of ALOYSIUS.
ALOJZIJAfSlovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian feminine form of ALOYSIUS.
ALONAfHebrew
Feminine form of ALON (1).
ALONDRAfSpanish
Derived from Spanish alondra meaning "lark".
ALPHAf & mEnglish
From the name of the first letter in the Greek alphabet, Α.
ALPHONSINEfFrench
French feminine diminutive of ALFONSO.
ALTAfVarious
Possibly from Latin altus or Italian/Spanish alto meaning "high".
ALTANSARNAIfMongolian
Means "golden rose" in Mongolian.
ALTANTSETSEGfMongolian
Means "golden flower" in Mongolian.
ALTE (1)fYiddish
Feminine form of ALTER.
ALTHEAfGreek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek name Αλθαια (Althaia), perhaps related to Greek αλθος (althos) "healing". In Greek myth she was the mother of Meleager. Soon after her son was born she was told that he would die as soon as a piece of wood that was burning on her fire was fully consumed. She immediately extinguished the piece of wood and sealed it in a chest, but in a fit of rage many years later she took it out and set it alight, thereby killing her son.
ALUDRAfAstronomy
Derived from Arabic العذرا (al-'adhra) meaning "the maiden". This is the name of a star in the constellation Canis Major.
ALVA (1)fSwedish, Norwegian
Feminine form of ALF (1).
ALVENAfEnglish
Feminine form of ALVIN.
ALVINAfEnglish
Feminine form of ALVIN.
ALWILDAfHistory
Latinized form of ALFHILD. This was the name of a legendary female Scandinavian pirate, also called Awilda.
ALWINEfGerman (Rare)
Feminine form of ALWIN.
ALYAfArabic, Indonesian, Malay
Means "sky, heaven, loftiness" in Arabic.
ALYCEfEnglish
Variant of ALICE.
ALYCIAfEnglish
Variant of ALICIA.
ALYONAfRussian
Originally a Russian diminutive of YELENA. It is now used independently.
ALYSfEnglish
Variant of ALICE.
ALYSIAfEnglish
Variant of ALICIA.
ALYSONfEnglish
Variant of ALISON.
ALYSSAfEnglish
Variant of ALICIA. The spelling has probably been influenced by that of the alyssum flower, the name of which is derived from Greek α (a), a negative prefix, combined with λυσσα (lyssa) "madness, rabies", since it was believed to cure madness.
ALYXfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine variant of ALEX.
ALŽBĚTAfCzech
Czech form of ELIZABETH.
ALŽBETAfSlovak
Slovak form of ELIZABETH.
AMAfWestern African, Akan
Means "born on Saturday" in Akan.
AMAALfArabic
Means "hopes, aspirations" in Arabic.
AMABELfEnglish (Rare)
Medieval feminine form of AMABILIS.
AMABILIAfLate Roman
Feminine form of AMABILIS.
AMADAfSpanish
Feminine form of AMADO.
AMAHLEm & fSouthern African, Zulu
Means "the beautiful ones" in Zulu.
AMAIAfBasque
Means "the end" in Basque. This is also the name of a mountain and a village in the Basque region of Spain.
AMAL (1)f & mArabic
Means "hope, aspiration" in Arabic. It is related to Amaal.
AMALAfTamil, Indian, Malayalam
Derived from Sanskrit अमल (amala) meaning "clean, pure".
AMÁLIAfHungarian, Portuguese, Slovak
Hungarian, Portuguese and Slovak form of AMALIA.
AMALIAfSpanish, Italian, Romanian, Greek, Swedish, Dutch, German, Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Germanic name Amala, a short form of names beginning with the element amal meaning "work".
AMÁLIEfCzech
Czech form of AMALIA.
AMALIEfNorwegian, Danish, German (Rare)
Norwegian, Danish and German form of AMALIA.
AMALIJAfLithuanian, Slovene, Croatian
Lithuanian, Slovene and Croatian form of AMALIA.
AMALTHEAfGreek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Αμαλθεια (Amaltheia), derived from μαλθασσω (malthasso) meaning "to soften, to soothe". In Greek myth she was a goat who nursed the infant Zeus.
AMANDAfEnglish, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Late Roman
In part this is a feminine form of AMANDUS. However, it was not used during the Middle Ages. In the 17th century it was recreated by authors and poets who based it directly on Latin amanda meaning "lovable, worthy of love". Notably, the playwright Colley Cibber used it for a character in his play 'Love's Last Shift' (1696). It came into regular use during the 19th century.
AMANDEEPm & fIndian (Sikh)
From Punjabi ਅਮਨ (aman) meaning "peace" (ultimately from Arabic) and Sanskrit दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".
AMANDINEfFrench
French diminutive of AMANDA.
AMANIf & mArabic
Means "wishes" in Arabic.
AMARAfWestern African, Igbo
Means "grace" in Igbo.
AMARACHIfWestern African, Igbo
Means "God's grace" in Igbo.
AMARANTAfSpanish (Rare), Italian (Rare)
Spanish and Italian form of AMARANTHA.
AMARANTHAfVarious
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.
AMARDEEPm & fIndian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit अमर (amara) meaning "immortal" and दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".
AMARILISfSpanish
Spanish form of AMARYLLIS.
AMARJEETm & fIndian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit अमर (amara) meaning "immortal" and जिति (jiti) meaning "victory, conquering".
AMARYLLISfLiterature
Derived from Greek αμαρυσσω (amarysso) "to sparkle". This was the name of a heroine in Virgil's epic poem 'Eclogues'. The amaryllis flower is named for her.
AMATAfLate Roman
Feminine form of AMATUS.
AMATERASUfFar Eastern Mythology
Means "shining over heaven", from Japanese (ama) meaning "heaven, sky" and (terasu) meaning "shine". This was the name of the Japanese sun goddess, the ruler of the heavens. At one time the Japanese royal family claimed descent from her.
ÁMBARfSpanish
Spanish cognate of AMBER.
AMBERfEnglish, Dutch
From the English word amber that denotes either the gemstone, which is formed from fossil resin, or the orange-yellow colour. The word ultimately derives from Arabic عنبر ('anbar). It began to be used as a given name in the late 19th century, but it only became popular after the release of Kathleen Winsor's novel 'Forever Amber' (1944).
AMBERLYfEnglish (Modern)
Elaboration of AMBER, influenced by the spelling of the name KIMBERLY.
AMBRAfItalian
Italian cognate of AMBER.
AMBREfFrench
French cognate of AMBER.
AMBROSIAfAncient Greek
Feminine form of Ambrosios (see AMBROSE).
AMEDEAfItalian
Italian feminine form of AMADEUS.
AMÉEfMedieval French
Old French form of AIMÉE.
AMEL (2)fArabic (Maghrebi)
North African form of AMAAL.
AMELAfBosnian
Bosnian feminine form of AMAL (1).
AMÉLIAfPortuguese
Portuguese form of AMELIA.
AMELIAfEnglish, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Dutch, German, Ancient Germanic
Variant of AMALIA, though it is sometimes confused with EMILIA, which has a different origin. The name became popular in England after the German House of Hanover came to the British throne in the 18th century - it was borne by daughters of George II and George III. Another famous bearer was Amelia Earhart (1897-1937), the first woman to make a solo flight over the Atlantic Ocean.
AMÉLIEfFrench
French form of AMELIA.
AMELIEfGerman
German variant of AMELIA.
AMELINAfAncient Germanic
Old Germanic form of EMMELINE.
AMERETATfPersian Mythology
Means "immortality" in Avestan. This was the name of a Zoroastrian goddess (one of the Amesha Spenta) of plants and long life.
AMÉRICAfSpanish, Portuguese (Rare)
Spanish and Portuguese feminine form of AMERIGO.
AMERICAfEnglish
In the English-speaking world, this name is usually given in reference to the United States of America (see AMERIGO). It came into use as an American name in the 19th century.
AMETHYSTfEnglish (Rare)
From the name of the purple semi-precious stone, which is derived from the Greek negative prefix α (a) and μεθυστος (methystos) meaning "intoxicated, drunk", as it was believed to be a remedy against drunkenness.
AMETSm & fBasque
Means "dream" in Basque.
AMEYALLIf & mNative American, Nahuatl
Means "spring, fountain" in Nahuatl.
AMI (2)fEnglish
Variant of AMY.
AMI (3)fJapanese
From Japanese (a) meaning "second, Asia" and (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AMICEfMedieval English
Medieval name derived from Latin amicus meaning "friend". This was a popular name in the Middle Ages, though it has since become uncommon.
AMIEfEnglish
Variant of AMY.
AMIHANfFilipino, Tagalog
Means "north wind, winter storm" in Tagalog.
AMIKAfEsperanto
Means "friendly" in Esperanto.
AMILIAfEnglish (Rare)
Variant of either AMALIA or EMILIA.
AMINAfBosnian, Arabic
Bosnian form of AMINAH (2). It is also a variant transcription of Arabic AMINAH (1) or AMINAH (2).
AMINAH (1)fArabic, Malay, Indonesian
Derived from Arabic أمن (amina) meaning "feel safe". This was the name of the Prophet Muhammad's mother, who died when he was young.
AMINAH (2)fArabic
Feminine form of AMIN.
AMINDAfEsperanto
Means "lovable" in Esperanto.
AMIRA (1)fArabic
Variant transcription of AMIRAH.
AMIRA (2)fHebrew
Feminine form of AMIR (2).
AMIRAHfArabic
Feminine form of AMIR (1).
AMISTAfChamorro
Means "loyalty" in Chamorro, derived from Spanish amistad "friendship".
AMIT (2)m & fHebrew
Means "friend" in Hebrew.
AMITAfIndian, Hindi, Marathi
Feminine form of AMIT (1).
AMITYfEnglish (Rare)
From the English word meaning "friendship", ultimately deriving from Latin amicitia.
AMNAfArabic
Means "safety" in Arabic.
AMONDIfEastern African, Luo
Feminine form of OMONDI.
AMORm & fRoman Mythology, Late Roman, Spanish, Portuguese
Means "love" in Latin. This was another name for the Roman god Cupid. It also means "love" in Spanish and Portuguese, and the name can be derived directly from this vocabulary word.
AMORDADfPersian Mythology
Modern Persian form of AMERETAT.
AMOREm & fItalian
Italian form of AMOR.
AMOURm & fFrench
French form of AMOR.
AMPAROfSpanish
Means "protection, shelter" in Spanish.
AMPORNfThai
Derived from Thai อํา (am) "hidden, concealed" and พร (phon) "blessing".
AMRITAfIndian, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali
Feminine form of AMRIT.
AMURDADfPersian Mythology
Middle Persian form of AMERETAT.
AMYfEnglish
English form of the Old French name Amée meaning "beloved" (modern French aimée), a vernacular form of the Latin Amata. As an English name, it was in use in the Middle Ages (though not common) and was revived in the 19th century.
AN (1)m & fChinese, Vietnamese
From Chinese (ān) meaning "peace, quiet" or other characters with a similar pronunciation. As a Vietnamese name, it is derived from Sino-Vietnamese meaning "safe, secure".
ANABELfSpanish
Spanish form of ANNABEL.
ANABELAfPortuguese
Portuguese form of ANNABEL.
ANAHf & mBiblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "answer" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this name belongs to one female character and two male characters.
ANAHERAfMaori
Means "angel" in Maori.
ANAHIDfArmenian
Armenian variant of ANAHITA.
ANAHITAfPersian, Persian Mythology
Means "immaculate, undefiled" from Avestan a "not" and ahit "unclean". This was the name of the Persian goddess of fertility and water. She was sometimes identified with Artemis, Aphrodite and Athena.
ANAÏSfOccitan, Catalan, French
Occitan and Catalan form of ANNA.
ANAMARIAfRomanian
Combination of ANA and MARIA.
ANAMARIJAfCroatian, Macedonian
Combination of ANA and MARIJA.
ANAN (1)m & fWestern African, Akan
Means "fourth born child" in Akan.
ANANDIfIndian, Hindi
Feminine form of ANAND.
ANANOfGeorgian
Georgian variant of ANA.
ANANTAm & fHinduism
Means "infinite, endless" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form अनन्त / अनंत (an epithet of the Hindu god Vishnu) and the feminine form अनन्ता / अनंता (an epithet of the goddess Parvati).
ANAR (2)fKazakh
Variant of ANARA.
ANARAfKazakh, Kyrgyz
Means "pomegranate" in Kazakh and Kyrgyz, ultimately from Persian.
ANARGULfKazakh
Means "blooming pomegranate tree" in Kazakh.
ANASTASIAfGreek, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, English, Spanish, Italian, Georgian, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of ANASTASIUS. This was the name of a 4th-century Dalmatian saint who was martyred during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian. Due to her, the name has been common in Eastern Orthodox Christianity (in various spellings). As an English name it has been in use since the Middle Ages. A famous bearer was the youngest daughter of the last Russian tsar Nicholas II, who was rumoured to have escaped the execution of her family in 1918.
ANASTASIEfFrench
French form of ANASTASIA.
ANASTASIJAfLatvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian
Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian and Serbian form of ANASTASIA.
ANASTASIYAfRussian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Bulgarian
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian form of ANASTASIA. This name was borne by the wife of the Russian czar Ivan the Terrible.
ANASTÁZIAfSlovak
Slovak form of ANASTASIA.
ANASTÁZIEfCzech
Czech form of ANASTASIA.
ANASTAZIEfCzech
Czech form of ANASTASIA.
ANASTAZIJAfCroatian, Slovene
Croatian and Slovene form of ANASTASIA.
ANASTAZJAfPolish
Polish form of ANASTASIA.
ANASZTÁZIAfHungarian
Hungarian form of ANASTASIA.
ANAT (1)fSemitic Mythology
Possibly derived from a Semitic root meaning "water spring". Anat was a goddess of fertility, hunting and war worshipped by the Semitic peoples of the Levant. She was the sister and consort of the god Hadad.
ANAT (2)f & mHebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of ANATH (1). In modern times it is often used as a feminine name.
ANATOLIAfLate Roman
Feminine form of ANATOLIUS. This was the name of a 3rd-century Italian saint and martyr.
ANCAfRomanian
Possibly a diminutive of ANA.
ANĐAfCroatian, Serbian
Diminutive of ANĐELA.
ANĐELAfCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of ANGELA.
ANDĚLAfCzech
Czech form of ANGELA.
ANĐELKAfCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of ANGELA.
ANDIfEnglish
Diminutive of ANDREA (2).
ANDIEm & fEnglish
Diminutive of ANDREW or ANDREA (2).
ANDILEm & fSouthern African, Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele
Means "they have increased" in Zulu, Xhosa and Ndebele.
ANDJELAfSerbian
Variant transcription of ANĐELA.
ANDRAfRomanian, English
Feminine form of ANDREI or ANDREW. As an English name it has only been used since the 20th century.
ANDRADAfRomanian
Possibly a feminine form of ANDREI.
ANDRASTEfCeltic Mythology
Possibly means "invincible" in Celtic. This was the name of a Briton goddess of victory who was invoked by Boudicca before her revolt.
ANDRÉAfPortuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese feminine form of ANDREW.
ANDREA (2)fEnglish, German, Spanish, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Dutch, Croatian, Serbian
Feminine form of ANDREW. As an English name, it has been used since the 17th century, though it was not common until the 20th century.
ANDRÉEfFrench
French feminine form of ANDREW.
ANDREEAfRomanian
Romanian feminine form of ANDREW.
ANDRÉIAfPortuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of ANDREIA.
ANDREIAfPortuguese
Portuguese feminine form of ANDREW.
ANDREINAfItalian
Feminine form of ANDREA (1).
ANDREJA (1)fSlovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian feminine form of ANDREJ.
ANDRIANAfGreek, Bulgarian
Feminine form of ANDREAS (Greek) or ANDREY (Bulgarian).
ANDRIJANAfCroatian, Serbian
Feminine form of ANDRIJA.
ANDRINAfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine form of ANDREW.
ANDROMACHEfGreek Mythology
Derived from the Greek elements ανηρ (aner) meaning "man" (genitive ανδρος) and μαχη (mache) meaning "battle". In Greek legend she was the wife of the Trojan hero Hector. After the fall of Troy Neoptolemus killed her son Astyanax and took her as a concubine.
ANDROMEDAfGreek Mythology
Means "to be mindful of a man" from the Greek element ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive ανδρος) combined with μεδομαι (medomai) "to be mindful of". In Greek mythology Andromeda was an Ethiopian princess rescued from sacrifice by the hero Perseus. A constellation in the northern sky is named for her. This is also the name of a nearby galaxy, given because it resides (from our point of view) within the constellation.
ANDYm & fEnglish
Diminutive of ANDREW or sometimes ANDREA (2). American pop artist and filmmaker Andy Warhol (1928-1987) was a famous bearer of this name.
ANDŻELIKAfPolish
Polish variant of ANGELIKA.
ANE (1)fDanish
Danish diminutive of ANNA.
ANE (3)fBasque
Basque form of ANNA.
ANELIEfGerman
Short form of ANNELIESE.
ANEMONEfEnglish (Rare)
From the name of the anemone flower, which derives from Greek ανεμος (anemos) "wind".
ANETAfPolish, Czech
Polish and Czech diminutive of ANNA.
ANETTfHungarian
Hungarian form of ANNETTE.
ANEŽKAfCzech
Czech form of AGNES.