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PATTI   f   English
Variant of PATTY.
PATTY   f   English
Originally a variant of Matty, a 17th-century diminutive of MARTHA. It is now commonly used as a diminutive of PATRICIA.
PAULA   f   German, English, Finnish, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Romanian, Hungarian, Polish, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Croatian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Paulus (see PAUL). This was the name of a 4th-century Roman saint who was a companion of Saint Jerome.
PAULE   f   French
French feminine form of Paulus (see PAUL).
PAVLA   f   Czech, Slovene
Czech and Slovene feminine form of PAUL.
PEACE   f   English (Rare)
From the English word peace, ultimately derived from Latin pax.
PEARL   f   English
From the English word pearl for the concretions formed in the shells of some mollusks, ultimately from Late Latin perla. Like other gemstone names, it has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the 19th century. The pearl is the birthstone for June, and it supposedly imparts health and wealth.
PEGGY   f   English
Medieval variant of Meggy, a diminutive of MARGARET. The reason for the change in the initial consonant is unknown.
PEIGI   f   Scottish
Scottish diminutive of MARGARET.
PEMBE   f   Turkish
Means "pink" in Turkish.
PENKA   f   Bulgarian
Bulgarian feminine diminutive of PETAR.
PENNY   f   English
Diminutive of PENELOPE.
PEONY   f   English (Rare)
From the English word for the type of flower. It was originally believed to have healing qualities, so it was named after the Greek medical god Pæon.
PEPCA   f   Slovene
Slovene diminutive of JOŽEFA.
PERLA   f   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish cognate of PEARL.
PERLE   f   French, Yiddish
French and Yiddish cognate of PEARL. It is also used as a Yiddish vernacular form of Margaret.
PETIA   m & f   Russian, Bulgarian
Variant transcription of PETYA.
PETRA   f   German, Dutch, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Hungarian, Swedish, Finnish, English
Feminine form of PETER. This was also the name of an ancient city in the region that is now Jordan.
PETYA   m & f   Russian, Bulgarian
Russian masculine diminutive of PYOTR or Bulgarian feminine diminutive of PETAR.
PHEBE   f   English, Biblical
Variant of PHOEBE used in some translations of the New Testament.
PHILE   f   Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Philon (see PHILO).
PIERA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of PETER.
PIETY   f   English (Rare)
From the English word meaning "piety, devoutness". This was a rare virtue name used by the Puritans in the 17th century.
PIHLA   f   Finnish
Derived from Finnish pihlaja meaning "rowan tree".
PILAR   f   Spanish
Means "pillar" in Spanish. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, María del Pilar, meaning "Mary of the Pillar". According to legend, when Saint James the Greater was in Saragossa in Spain, the Virgin Mary appeared on a pillar.
PILVI   f   Finnish
Means "cloud" in Finnish.
PINAR   f   Turkish
Means "spring" in Turkish.
PINJA   f   Finnish
Means "stone pine" in Finnish.
PIPER   f   English (Modern)
From a surname which was originally given to a person who played on a pipe (a flute). It was popularized as a given name by a character from the television series 'Charmed', which debuted in 1998.
PIPPA   f   English
Diminutive of PHILIPPA.
PIPRA   f   Esperanto
Means "peppery" in Esperanto.
PIRJO   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of PIRITTA.
POLLY   f   English
Medieval variant of MOLLY. The reason for the change in the initial consonant is unknown.
POLYA   f   Bulgarian
Diminutive of POLINA.
POOJA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Nepali
Variant transcription of PUJA.
POPPY   f   English (British)
From the word for the red flower, derived from Old English popæg.
POSIE   f   English
Variant of POSY.
PREMA   f   Tamil, Indian, Kannada, Marathi, Hindi
Feminine form of PREM.
PRITI   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "pleasure, joy, love" in Sanskrit.
PRIYA   f   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali
Means "beloved" in Sanskrit. In Hindu legend this is the name of a daughter of King Daksha.
PRUNE   f   French
Means "plum" in French.
PUTRI   f   Indonesian
Means "daughter" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit पुत्री (putri).
QAMAR   m & f   Arabic
Means "moon" in Arabic.
QIANA   f   African American (Modern)
From the word for the silk-like material, introduced by DuPont in 1968 and popular in the fashions of the 1970s.
QUEEN   f   English
From an old nickname which was derived from the English word, ultimately from Old English cwen meaning "woman, wife".
QUINN   m & f   Irish, English
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Cuinn meaning "descendant of CONN".
RABAB   f   Arabic
From the Arabic word rababah, a musical instrument. This was the name of the wife of Muhammad's grandson Husayn.
RABI'A   f   Arabic
Feminine form of RABI (1). It is also a variant transcription of RAABI'A.
RABİA   f   Turkish
Turkish form of RAABI'A or RABI'A.
RADHA   f & m   Hinduism, Indian, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi, Marathi
Means "success" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the favourite consort of the Hindu god Krishna.
RADKA   f   Czech, Bulgarian
Feminine form of RADKO.
RAGNA   f   Icelandic, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Ancient Scandinavian
Short form of Old Norse names beginning with the element regin "advice, counsel".
RAHAB   f   Biblical
Means "spacious" in Hebrew. This was the name of a prostitute of Jericho who aided the Israelites in the Old Testament.
RAHAT   m & f   Arabic
Means "rest, comfort" in Arabic.
RÁHEL   f   Hungarian
Hungarian form of RACHEL.
RAHEL   f   Biblical Latin
Biblical Latin form of RACHEL.
RAINA   f   Bulgarian
Variant transcription of RAYNA (1).
RAINE   f & m   English (Rare)
Possibly based on the French word reine meaning "queen". A famous bearer is the British socialite Raine Spencer (1929-), the stepmother of Princess Diana. In modern times it can also be used as a variant of RAIN (1) or a short form of LORRAINE.
RAISA (1)   f   Russian
Possibly from Greek ‘ραιον (rhaion) meaning "more relaxed".
RAISA (2)   f   Yiddish
Means "rose" in Yiddish.
RAISA (3)   f   Arabic
Feminine form of RAIS.
RAJNI   f   Indian, Hindi
Means "queen" in Sanskrit.
RAJYA   f   Arabic
Variant transcription of RAJIYA.
RAKEL   f   Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Icelandic
Scandinavian form of RACHEL.
RAKHI   f   Indian, Hindi
From a word for a type of ritual wristband, ultimately from Sanskrit रक्षा (raksha).
RAMLA   f   Arabic
Variant transcription of RAMLAH.
RANDA   f   Arabic
Means "scented tree" in Arabic.
RANDI (1)   f   English
Diminutive of MIRANDA.
RANDI (2)   f   Norwegian, Danish, Swedish
Modern form of the Old Norse name Ragnfríðr, which was derived from regin "advice, counsel" and fríðr "beautiful".
RANDY   m & f   English
Diminutive of RANDALL, RANDOLF or MIRANDA.
RANKA   f   Croatian
Feminine form of RANKO.
RANYA   f   Arabic
Variant transcription of RANIYA.
RASHA   f   Arabic
Means "young gazelle" in Arabic.
RATNA   f & m   Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Nepali, Indonesian
Derived from Sanskrit रत्न (ratna) meaning "jewel, treasure". This is a transcription of both the feminine form रत्ना and the masculine form रत्न.
RAUHA   f   Finnish
Means "peace" in Finnish.
RAVEN   f & m   English
From the name of the bird, ultimately from Old English hræfn. The raven is revered by several Native American groups of the west coast. It is also associated with the Norse god Odin.
RAVID   m & f   Hebrew
Means "ornament, necklace" in Hebrew.
RAWYA   f   Arabic
Variant transcription of RAWIYA.
RAYAN   m & f   Arabic
Variant transcription of RAYYAN.
RAYEN   f   Native American, Mapuche, Spanish (Latin American)
Means "flower" in Mapuche.
RAYNA (1)   f   Bulgarian
Either a Bulgarian form of REGINA or a feminine form of RAYNO.
RAYNA (2)   f   Yiddish
Variant transcription of REINA (2).
REENA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Variant transcription of RINA (3).
REENE   f   English (Rare)
Variant of RENÉE.
REETA   f   Finnish
Finnish short form of MARGARET.
REGAN   f   English
Meaning unknown, probably of Celtic origin. Shakespeare took the name from earlier British legends and used it in his tragedy 'King Lear' (1606) for a treacherous daughter of the king. In the modern era it has appeared in the horror movie 'The Exorcist' (1973) belonging to a girl possessed by the devil. This name can also be used as a variant of REAGAN.
REINA (1)   f   Spanish
Means "queen" in Spanish.
REINA (2)   f   Yiddish
Derived from Yiddish רֵײן (rein) meaning "clean, pure". It is sometimes used as a Yiddish form of KATHERINE.
REINE   f   French
Means "queen" in French.
REMEI   f   Catalan
Means "remedy" in Catalan, a Catalan equivalent of REMEDIOS.
RENAE   f   English
English variant of RENÉE.
RENÉE   f   French, Dutch
French feminine form of RENÉ.
RENEE   f   English
English form of RENÉE.
RENIA   f   Polish
Polish diminutive of RENATA.
RENIE   f   English (Rare)
Possibly a diminutive of RENEE.
REYES   f & m   Spanish
Means "kings" in Spanish. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, La Virgen de los Reyes, meaning "The Virgin of the Kings". According to legend, the Virgin Mary appeared to King Ferdinand III of Castile and told him his armies would defeat those of the Moors in Seville.
REYNA   f   Spanish
Variant of REINA (1).
RHEIA   f   Greek Mythology
Greek form of RHEA.
RHIAN   f   Welsh
Derived from Welsh rhiain meaning "maiden".
RHODA   f   Biblical, English
Derived from Greek ‘ροδον (rhodon) meaning "rose". In the New Testament this name was borne by a maid in the house of Mary the mother of John Mark. As an English given name, Rhoda came into use in the 17th century.
RHONA   f   Scottish
Possibly derived from the name of the Hebridean island Rona, which means "rough island" in Gaelic.
RICHA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Bengali
Means "praise, verse, sacred text" in Sanskrit.
RICKI   m & f   English
Masculine and feminine diminutive of RICHARD.
RIFKA   f   Yiddish
Yiddish form of RIVKA.
RIIKA   f   Finnish
Variant of RIIKKA.
RIINA   f   Finnish, Estonian
Short form of KATARIINA.
RIKKE   f   Danish
Danish short form of FREDERIKKE.
RIKKI   f   English (Modern)
Feminine form of RICKY.
RILEY   m & f   English
From a surname which comes from two distinct sources. As an Irish surname it is a variant of REILLY. As an English surname it is derived from a place name meaning "rye clearing" in Old English.
RILLA   f   English
Meaning unknown, perhaps a short form of names ending in rilla.
RINAT (2)   f   Hebrew
Variant of RINA (2).
RÍONA   f   Irish
Either a variant of RÍOGHNACH or a short form of CATRIONA.
RITVA   f   Finnish
Means "birch branch" in Finnish.
RIVKA   f   Hebrew
Hebrew form of REBECCA.
ROBIN   m & f   English, Dutch, Swedish
Medieval diminutive of ROBERT. Robin Hood was a legendary hero and archer of medieval England who stole from the rich to give to the poor. In modern times it has also been used as a feminine name, and it may sometimes be given in reference to the red-breasted bird.
ROBYN   f   English
Feminine variant of ROBIN.
ROCÍO   f   Spanish
Means "dew" in Spanish. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary María del Rocío meaning "Mary of the Dew".
ROHAN (2)   f   Literature
From the novel 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954) by J. R. R. Tolkien, where it is a place name meaning "horse country" in Sindarin.
ROMEY   f   English (Rare)
Diminutive of ROSEMARY.
RONDA   f   English
Variant of RHONDA.
RONIT (1)   f   Irish
Anglicized form of RATHNAIT.
RONIT (2)   f   Hebrew
Strictly feminine form of RON (2).
RONJA   f   Swedish
Invented by Swedish children's author Astrid Lindgren, who based it on the middle portion of Juronjaure, the name of a lake in Sweden. Lindgren used it in her book 'Ronia the Robber's Daughter' (Ronia is the English translation).
ROSER   f   Catalan
Catalan (feminine) form of ROSARIO.
ROSIE   f   English
Diminutive of ROSE.
ROSSA   f   Italian
Means "red" in Italian.
ROTEM   m & f   Hebrew
From the name of a desert plant (species Retama raetam), possibly derived from Hebrew רְתֹם (retom) meaning "to bind".
ROUTH   f   Biblical Greek
Greek form of RUTH (1).
ROWAN   m & f   Irish, English (Modern)
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Ruadháin meaning "descendant of RUADHÁN". This name can also be given in reference to the rowan tree.
ROXIE   f   English
Diminutive of ROXANA.
ROYSE   f   Medieval English
Medieval variant of ROSE.
RÓZSA   f   Hungarian
Means "rose" in Hungarian. It is a cognate of ROSA (1).
RÓZSI   f   Hungarian
Diminutive of RÓZSA.
RUBYE   f   English
Variant of RUBY.
RUIHA   f   Maori
Maori form of LOUISA.
RÜŞEN   m & f   Turkish
Turkish form of ROSHAN.
RUTHI   f   Old Church Slavic
Old Slavic form of RUTH (1).
RUZHA   f   Bulgarian, Macedonian
Means "hollyhock" in Bulgarian and Macedonian (referring to flowering plants from the genera Alcea and Althaea).
RYANA   f   English (Rare)
Feminine variant of RYAN.
RYANN   f   English (Modern)
Feminine variant of RYAN.
RYLEE   f   English (Modern)
Feminine variant of RILEY.
RYLIE   f   English (Modern)
Feminine variant of RILEY.
SAANA   f   Finnish
From the name of a mountain in northern Finland.
SAARA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of SARAH.
SABAH   f & m   Arabic, Turkish
Means "morning" in Arabic and Turkish.
SABIA   f   Irish Mythology
Latinized form of SADB.
SABLE   f   English (Modern)
From the English word meaning "black", derived from the name of the black-furred mammal native to Northern Asia, ultimately of Slavic origin.
SACHA   m & f   French
French form of SASHA.
SADAF   f   Arabic
Means "seashell, mother-of-pearl" in Arabic.
SADBH   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Variant of SADB.
SA'DIA   f   Arabic
Feminine form of SA'DI.
SADIA   f   Urdu, Bengali
Urdu and Bengali form of SA'DIA.
SADIE   f   English
Diminutive of SARAH.
SAGIT   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of SAGI.
SAHAR   f   Arabic, Persian
Means "dawn" in Arabic.
SAIBH   f   Irish
Variant of SADB.
SA'IDA   f   Arabic
Feminine form of SA'ID.
SAIJA   f   Finnish
Diminutive of SARI (1).
SAIRA   f   Urdu
Possibly means "traveller" in Arabic.
SALHA   f   Arabic
Feminine form of SALIH.
SALLI   f   Finnish
Finnish form of SALLY.
SALLY   f   English
Diminutive of SARAH.
SALMA   f   Arabic
Means "safe", derived from Arabic سلم (salima) "to be safe".
SALUD   f   Spanish
Spanish cognate of SALUT.
SALUT   f   Catalan
Means "health" or "cheers" in Catalan.
SAMAR   f   Arabic
Means "evening conversation" in Arabic.
SAMIA   f   Arabic
Variant transcription of SAMIYA.
SAMMI   f   English (Rare)
Diminutive of SAMANTHA.
SAMMY   m & f   English
Diminutive of SAMUEL, SAMSON or SAMANTHA.
SANAA (1)   f   Arabic
Means "brilliance, radiance, splendour" in Arabic.
SANAA (2)   f   Eastern African, Swahili
Means "artwork" in Swahili.
SANAZ   f   Persian
Possibly means "full of grace" in Persian.
SANDA   f   Romanian, Croatian
Romanian and Croatian short form of ALEXANDRA.
SANDY   m & f   English
Originally a diminutive of ALEXANDER. As a feminine name it is a diminutive of ALEXANDRA or SANDRA. It can also be given in reference to the colour.
SANEM   f   Turkish
Means "idol" in Turkish.
SANGO   f   Popular Culture
Means "coral" in Japanese. This name is used in the Japanese comic book and television show 'InuYasha'.
SANJA   f   Croatian, Serbian
Derived from Croatian and Serbian sanjati meaning "dream".
SANNA   f   Swedish, Finnish
Short form of SUSANNA. It can also be derived from Swedish sann meaning "true".
SANNE   f   Dutch, Danish
Dutch and Danish short form of SUSANNA.
SANNI   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of SUSANNA.
SANTA   f   Italian
Feminine form of SANTO.
SANYA (1)   f   Arabic
Variant transcription of SANIYYA.
SANYA (2)   m & f   Russian
Diminutive of ALEKSANDR or ALEKSANDRA.
SAPIR   f   Hebrew
Means "sapphire" in Hebrew.
SAQUI   f   Native American, Mapuche
Means "favourite" in Mapuche.
SARAH   f   English, French, German, Hebrew, Arabic, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "lady, princess, noblewoman" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of Abraham's wife, considered the matriarch of the Jewish people. She was barren until she unexpectedly became the pregnant with Isaac at the age of 90. Her name was originally Sarai, but God changed it at the same time Abraham's name was changed (see Genesis 17:15).... [more]
SARAI   f   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "my princess" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, this was Sarah's name before God changed it (see Genesis 17:15).
SARIT   f   Hebrew
Hebrew diminutive of SARAH.
ŠÁRKA   f   Czech
Meaning unknown. In Czech legend Šárka was a maiden who joined other women in declaring war upon men. She tricked the men by having herself tied to a tree, and, after they came to her rescue, offering them mead laced with a sleeping potion. After the men fell asleep the other women slew them.
SARRA   f   Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin, Old Church Slavic
Biblical Greek and Latin form of SARAH.
SASHA   m & f   Russian, Ukrainian, English, French
Russian and Ukrainian diminutive of ALEKSANDR or ALEKSANDRA.
SASHI   m & f   Indian, Kannada
Variant transcription of SHASHI.
SASSA   f   Swedish
Swedish diminutive of ASTRID, ALEXANDRA or SARAH.
SAUDA   f   Eastern African, Swahili
Means "dark complexion" in Swahili.
SAULE   f   Latvian, Baltic Mythology
Latvian form of SAULĖ.
SAULĖ   f   Lithuanian, Baltic Mythology
Means "sun" in Lithuanian. This was the name of the Lithuanian sun goddess.
SAYEN   f   Native American, Mapuche
Means "sweet, lovely" in Mapuche.
SCOUT   f   English (Rare)
From the English word scout meaning "one who gathers information covertly", which is derived from Old French escouter "to listen". Harper Lee used this name in her novel 'To Kill a Mockingbird' (1960).
SEBLE   f   Eastern African, Amharic
Means "harvest" in Amharic.
SEDEF   f   Turkish
Turkish form of SADAF.
SEDNA   f   Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the name of the Inuit goddess of the sea, sea animals and the underworld. According to some legends Sedna was originally a beautiful woman thrown into the ocean by her father.
SEEMA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Variant transcription of SIMA (2).
SEETA   f   Indian, Hindi
Variant transcription of SITA.
SEIJA   f   Finnish
Derived from Finnish seijas meaning "tranquil, serene".
SEKAI   f   Southern African, Shona
Means "be humourous" in Shona.
SELAH   f   Biblical
From a Hebrew musical term which occurs many times in the Old Testament Psalms. It was probably meant to indicate a musical pause.
SELBY   m & f   English (Rare)
From an English surname which was from a place name meaning "willow farm" in Old Norse.
SELMA   f   English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic
Meaning unknown, possibly a short form of ANSELMA. It could also have been inspired by James Macpherson's 18th-century poems, in which it is the name of Ossian's castle.
ŞENAY   f   Turkish
Means "merry moon" in Turkish.
SENCE   f   Medieval Spanish
Old variant of SANCHIA.
SENGA   f   Scottish
Sometimes explained as an anagram of AGNES, but more likely derived from Gaelic seang "slender".
SENJA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of XENIA.
SENKA   f   Serbian, Croatian
Means "shadow" in Serbian and Croatian.
SENTA   f   German
Diminutive of KRESZENTIA.
SEONA   f   Scottish
Anglicized form of SEONAG or SEÒNAID.
SEONG   m & f   Korean
From Sino-Korean (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded", as well as other hanja characters with the same pronunciation. Although it does appear as a single-character name, it is more often used in combination with another character.
SEREN   f   Welsh
Means "star" in Welsh.
SEUNG   m & f   Korean
From Sino-Korean (seung) meaning "rise, ascent", (seung) meaning "victory, excel" or (seung) meaning "inherit", as well as other characters which are pronounced similarly.
SEVAN   f & m   Armenian
From the name of the largest lake in Armenia, which may be from the Urartian word suinia simply meaning "lake".
SEVDA   f   Turkish, Azerbaijani
Means "love" in Turkish and Azerbaijani.
SEVGİ   f   Turkish
Means "love" in Turkish.
SEVİL   f   Turkish
Means "loved" in Turkish.
SEZIM   f   Kazakh
Means "sensitive" in Kazakh.
SHADI (2)   f   Persian
Means "happiness" in Persian.
SHAHD   f   Arabic
Means "honey" in Arabic.
SHAM'A   f   Arabic
Means "lamp" or "candle" in Arabic.
SHANA   f   English
Variant of SHANNA.
SHANI (1)   f & m   Hebrew
Means "red, scarlet" in Hebrew.
SHARI   f   English
Diminutive of SHARON or a variant of SHERRY.
SHAYE   f   English (Rare)
Feminine variant of SHEA.
SHAZI   f   Arabic
Means "fragrant" in Arabic.
SHELL   f   English
Short form of MICHELLE or SHELLEY. It can also be simply from the English word shell (ultimately from Old English sciell).
SHENA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of SHEENA.
SHERI   f   English
Variant of SHERRY.
SHILA   f   Indian, Marathi
Derived from Sanskrit शील (shila) meaning "conduct, disposition, character".
SHIRA   f   Hebrew
Means "poetry" or "singing" in Hebrew.
SHIRI   f   Hebrew
Means "my song" in Hebrew.
SHIVA (2)   f   Persian
Means "charming, eloquent" in Persian.
SHONA   f   Scottish
Anglicized form of SEONAG or SEÒNAID. Though unconnected, this is also the name of an ethnic group who live in southern Africa, mainly Zimbabwe.
SHULA   f   Arabic
Means "flame" in Arabic.
SHURA   f & m   Russian
Russian diminutive of ALEKSANDRA or ALEKSANDR.
SHYLA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of SHEILA.
SIANA   f   Welsh
Diminutive of SIÂN.
SIANI   f   Welsh
Diminutive of SIÂN.
SIBYL   f   English
From Greek Σιβυλλα (Sibylla), meaning "prophetess, sibyl". In Greek and Roman legend the sibyls were ten female prophets who practiced at different holy sites in the ancient world. In later Christian theology, the sibyls were thought to have divine knowledge and were revered in much the same way as the Old Testament prophets. Because of this, the name came into general use in the Christian world during the Middle Ages. The Normans brought it to England, where it was spelled both Sibyl and Sybil. It became rare after the Protestant Reformation, but it was revived in the 19th century, perhaps helped by Benjamin Disraeli's novel 'Sybil' (1845).
SIENA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of SIENNA, with the spelling perhaps influenced by that of the Italian city.
SIGAL   f   Hebrew
Means "purple, violet" in Hebrew.
SIGNE   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Variant of SIGNY.
SIGNY   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Modern Scandinavian form of SIGNÝ.
SIGNÝ   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Old Norse name which was derived from the elements sigr "victory" and "new". In Norse legend she was the twin sister of Sigmund and the wife of Siggeir.
SIIRI   f   Estonian, Finnish
Estonian and Finnish diminutive of SIGRID.
SILJA   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of CECILIA.
SILJE   f   Norwegian, Danish
Norwegian and Danish diminutive of CECILIA.
SILKE   f   German, Dutch
German and Dutch diminutive of CELIA or CECILIA.
SILLE   f   Danish
Danish diminutive of CECILIA.
SILVA   f   Bulgarian, Slovene
Short form of SILVIYA or SILVIJA.
SİMGE   f   Turkish
Means "symbol" in Turkish.
SIMIN   f   Persian
Means "silvery" in Persian.
SINDY   f   English (Rare)
Variant of CINDY.
SİNEM   f   Turkish
Means "my bosom, my breast" in Turkish.
SINTA   f   Indonesian, Javanese
Javanese form of SITA.
SIRAN   f   Armenian
Short form of SIRANUSH.
ŞİRİN   f   Turkish
Turkish form of SHIRIN.
ŞIRIN   f   Kurdish
Kurdish form of SHIRIN.
SIRPA   f   Finnish
Derived from Finnish sirpale "small piece, fragment".
SISEL   f   Yiddish
Means "sweet" in Yiddish. This name is also used as a Yiddish form of CECILIA.
SISKO   f   Finnish
Means "sister" in Finnish.
SISSY   f   English
Diminutive of CECILIA, FRANCES or PRISCILLA. It can also be taken from the nickname, which originated as a nursery form of the word sister.
SIWAN   f   Welsh
Welsh form of JOAN (1).
SKADI   f   Norse Mythology
Variant of SKAÐI.
SKULD   f   Norse Mythology
Means "future" in Old Norse. She was one of the three Norns, or goddesses of destiny, in Norse mythology. She was also one of the Valkyries.
SLAVA   m & f   Russian, Slovene, Croatian
Short form of Slavic names containing the element slava "glory".
SLOAN   f   English (Rare)
Variant of SLOANE.
SNEHA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Kannada
Means "love, tenderness" in Sanskrit.
SOFÍA   f   Spanish
Spanish form of SOPHIA.
SOFIE   f   German, Danish, Dutch, Czech
Form of SOPHIE.
SOFYA   f   Russian
Russian form of SOPHIA.
SOHVI   f   Finnish
Finnish form of SOPHIA.
SOILE   f   Finnish
Possibly from Finnish soilu meaning "glimmer, blaze".
SOILI   f   Finnish
Variant of SOILE.
SØLVI   f   Norwegian
Norwegian variant of SOLVEIG. It is also used as a short form of SILVIA.
SONAL   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
From Hindi सोना (sona), Marathi सोन (son) or Gujarati સોનું (sonum) meaning "gold", all derived from Sanskrit सुवर्ण (suvarna) meaning literally "good colour".
SONAM   f & m   Tibetan, Bhutanese, Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "virtuous, good karma, fortunate" in Tibetan.
SONJE   f   German
German variant of SONJA.
SONYA   f   Russian, English
Russian diminutive of SOPHIA. This is the name of a character in Leo Tolstoy's novel 'War and Peace' (1869, English translation 1886).
SOPHY   f   English (Rare)
Variant of SOPHIE or a diminutive of SOPHIA.
SOPIO   f   Georgian
Georgian form of SOPHIA.
SORNE   f   Basque
Means "conception" in Basque. It is a Basque equivalent of Concepción.
SOTHY   m & f   Khmer
Means "intelligence" in Khmer.
ŠPELA   f   Slovene
Diminutive of ELIZABETA.
STACI   f   English
Feminine variant of STACY.
STACY   f & m   English
Either a diminutive of ANASTASIA, or else from a surname which was derived from Stace, a medieval form of EUSTACE. As a feminine name, it came into general use during the 1950s, though it had earlier been in use as a rare masculine name.
STANA   f   Czech, Serbian, Croatian
Short form of STANISLAVA or other Slavic names beginning with the element stani meaning "stand, become".
STARR   f   English
Variant of STAR.
STAŠA   f   Serbian, Slovene, Croatian
Diminutive of ANASTASIJA or ANASTAZIJA.
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