Masculine Names

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FAWZI   m   Arabic
Means "triumph" in Arabic.
FAYIZ   m   Arabic
Means "victor" in Arabic.
FAYSAL   m   Arabic
Means "a judge, arbiter" in Arabic.
FAYVEL   m   Yiddish
Variant transcription of FEIVEL.
FAZL   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of FADL.
FEARCHAR   m   Irish, Scottish
Means "dear man" from Gaelic fear "man" and char "dear".
FEARDORCHA   m   Irish
Means "dark man" from Gaelic fear "man" and dorcha "dark".
FEARGHAL   m   Irish
Means "man of valour", derived from the Gaelic elements fear "man" and gal "valour". This was the name of an 8th-century king of Ireland.
FEARGHAS   m   Irish, Scottish, Irish Mythology
Means "man of vigour", derived from the Gaelic elements fear "man" and gus "vigour". This was the name of several characters in Irish legend including the Ulster hero Fearghas mac Róich.
FECHÍN   m   Irish
Means "little raven" from Irish fiach "raven" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of an Irish saint of the 7th century who died of the yellow plague.
FEDDE   m   Frisian
Short form of Frisian names beginning with the Germanic element frid "peace".
FEDELE   m   Italian
Italian form of FIDEL.
FEDERICO   m   Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of FREDERICK. Spanish poet Federico García Lorca (1898-1936) and Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini (1920-1993) are famous bearers of this name.
FEDERIGO   m   Italian
Archaic Italian form of FREDERICK.
FEDIR   m   Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of THEODORE.
FEDOR   m   Russian
Variant of FYODOR.
FEDOT   m   Russian
Russian form of THEODOTUS.
FEDYA   m   Russian
Diminutive of FYODOR.
FEHİM   m   Turkish
Turkish form of FAHIM.
FEIBUSH   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of PHOEBUS, apparently used as a translation of Shimshon (see Samson).
FEICHÍN   m   Irish
Variant of FECHÍN.
FEIDHLIM   m   Irish
Variant of FEIDLIMID.
FEIDHLIMIDH   m   Irish
Variant of FEIDLIMID.
FEIDLIMID   m & f   Ancient Irish, Irish Mythology
Possibly means "beauty" or "ever good" in Irish Gaelic. This was the name of three early kings of Munster.
FEIVEL   m   Yiddish
Diminutive of FEIBUSH.
FELICE   m   Italian
Italian form of FELIX.
FELICIANO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of the Roman name Felicianus, which was itself derived from the Roman name FELIX.
FELICIANUS   m   Late Roman
Original Latin form of FELICIANO.
FÉLICIEN   m   French
French form of Felicianus (see FELICIANO).
FELICIUS   m   Late Roman
Masculine form of FELICIA. This was the name of a 4th-century saint, a companion of Saint Castor of Karden.
FELICJAN   m   Polish
Polish form of Felicianus (see FELICIANO).
FELIKS   m   Russian, Slovene, Polish
Russian, Slovene and Polish form of FELIX.
FELIM   m   Irish
Anglicized form of FEIDHLIM.
FELINUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "cat-like". This was the name of a possibly legendary saint who was martyred with Gratian in the 3rd century.
FELIP   m   Catalan
Catalan form of PHILIP.
FELIPE   m   Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese form of PHILIP.
FELIPINHO   m   Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese diminutive of FELIPE.
FELIU   m   Catalan
Catalan form of FELIX.
FÉLIX   m   French, Spanish, Portuguese
French, Spanish and Portuguese form of FELIX.
FELIX   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English, Romanian, Ancient Roman, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From a Roman cognomen meaning "lucky, successful" in Latin. It was acquired as an agnomen, or nickname, by the 1st-century BC Roman general Sulla. It also appears in the New Testament belonging to the governor of Judea who imprisoned Saint Paul.... [more]
FEMI   m   Western African, Yoruba
Short form of OLUFEMI.
FEMME   m   Dutch, Frisian
Diminutive of Germanic names beginning with the element frid "peace".
FEN (1)   f & m   Chinese
From Chinese (fēn) meaning "fragrance, aroma, perfume" (which is usually only feminine) or (fèn) meaning "strive, exert" (usually only masculine). Other Chinese characters are also possible.
FEN (2)   m   Frisian
Diminutive of Germanic names beginning with the element frid "peace".
FENTON   m   English
From a surname which was originally taken from a place name meaning "marsh town" in Old English.
FEODOR   m   Russian
Variant of FYODOR.
FEODOSIY   m   Russian
Russian form of THEODOSIUS.
FEOFAN   m   Russian (Archaic)
Russian form of THEOPHANES.
FEOFIL   m   Russian
Russian form of THEOPHILUS.
FEOFILAKT   m   Russian
Russian form of THEOPHYLAKTOS.
FERAPONT   m   Russian
Russian form of THERAPON.
FERDI   m   German, Dutch
Short form of FERDINAND.
FERDIE   m   English
Diminutive of FERDINAND.
FERDINÁND   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of FERDINAND.
FERDINAND   m   German, French, Dutch, English, Czech, Slovene, Finnish, Ancient Germanic
From Ferdinando, the old Spanish form of a Germanic name composed of the elements fardi "journey" and nand "daring, brave". The Visigoths brought the name to the Iberian Peninsula, where it entered into the royal families of Spain and Portugal. From there it became common among the Habsburg royal family of the Holy Roman Empire and Austria, starting with the Spanish-born Ferdinand I in the 16th century. A notable bearer was Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan (1480-1521), called Fernão de Magalhães in Portuguese, who was the leader of the first expedition to sail around the earth.
FERDINANDO   m   Italian
Italian form of FERDINAND.
FERDY   m   English
Diminutive of FERDINAND.
FERDYNAND   m   Polish
Polish form of FERDINAND.
FERENC   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of FRANCIS.
FEREYDOON   m   Persian
Variant transcription of FEREYDOUN.
FEREYDOUN   m   Persian, Persian Mythology
Means "the third" in Persian. In the 11th-century Persian epic the 'Shahnameh' this is the name of a virtuous king who ruled for 500 years.
FERGAL   m   Irish
Anglicized form of FEARGHAL.
FERGIE   m & f   Scottish
Diminutive and feminine form of FERGUS.
FERGUS   m   Irish, Scottish, Irish Mythology
Anglicized form of FEARGHAS.
FERI   m   Hungarian
Diminutive of FERENC.
FERID   m   Azerbaijani, Bosnian
Azerbaijani and Bosnian form of FARID.
FERİDUN   m   Turkish
Turkish form of FEREYDOUN.
FERİT   m   Turkish
Turkish form of FARID.
FERKÓ   m   Hungarian
Diminutive of FERENC.
FERMÍN   m   Spanish
Spanish form of FIRMIN.
FERMIN   m   Basque
Basque form of FIRMIN.
FERMINTXO   m   Basque
Basque diminutive of FIRMIN.
FERNAND   m   French
French form of FERDINAND.
FERNANDO   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of FERDINAND.
FERNÃO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of FERDINAND. This name was borne by the Portuguese explorer Fernão de Magalhães (1480-1521), better known in English as Ferdinand Magellan.
FEROZ   m   Urdu
Urdu form of FIRUZ.
FEROZE   m   Urdu
Variant transcription of FEROZ.
FERRAN   m   Catalan
Catalan form of FERDINAND.
FERRER   m   Various
From a surname which meant "blacksmith" in Catalan. This name is often given in honour of Saint Vicente Ferrer, a 14th-century missionary who is the patron saint of builders.
FERRUCCIO   m   Italian
Derived from the Late Latin name Ferrutius, a derivative of ferrum meaning "iron, sword". Saint Ferrutius was a 3rd-century martyr with his brother Ferreolus.
FERRUTIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of FERRUCCIO.
FESTER   m   Dutch (Rare)
Possibly a short form of SILVESTER.
FESTUS   m   Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin, Biblical
Roman cognomen which possibly meant "festival, holiday" in Latin. This was the name of a Roman official in the New Testament.
FEVZİ   m   Turkish
Turkish form of FAWZI.
FFRANSIS   m   Welsh
Welsh form of FRANCIS.
FIACHNA   m   Irish
Derived from Gaelic fiach meaning "raven". This was the name of a king in Irish legend.
FIACHRA   m   Irish, Irish Mythology
Derived from Gaelic fiach meaning "raven". In Irish legend Fiachra was one of the four children of Lir transformed into swans for a period of 900 years. This is also the name of the patron saint of gardeners, a 7th-century Irish abbot who settled in France.
FIACRE   m   French
French form of FIACHRA.
FIDEL   m   Spanish
From the Late Latin name Fidelis which meant "faithful". A famous bearer is revolutionary leader Fidel Castro (1926-), the former president of Cuba.
FIDELIS   m   Late Roman
Original form of FIDEL.
FIDO   m   Pet
Means "I am faithful" in Latin. This name is commonly given to dogs.
FIETE   m   German
Diminutive of FRIEDRICH.
FIFE   m   Scottish
From a Scottish place name which was formerly the name of a kingdom in Scotland. It is said to be named for the legendary Pictish hero Fib.
FIGARO   m   Literature
Created by playwright Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais for the central character in his plays 'The Barber of Seville' (1775), 'The Marriage of Figaro' (1784) and 'The Guilty Mother' (1792). Beaumarchais may have based the character's name on the French phrase fils Caron meaning "son of Caron", which was his own nickname and would have been pronounced in a similar way. In modern French the word figaro has acquired the meaning "barber", reflecting the character's profession.
FIHR   m   Arabic
Means "stone pestle" in Arabic. This was the name of an ancestor of Muhammad.
FİKRİ   m   Turkish
Turkish form of FIKRI.
FIKRI   m   Arabic
Means "intellectual" in Arabic.
FILAT   m   Russian
Short form of FEOFILAKT.
FILBERT   m   Eastern African
Variant of FILIBERT. It is particularly used in Tanzania due to track star Filbert Bayi (1953-), who set a world record running the 1500 meter in 1974.
FILIB   m   Scottish
Scottish form of PHILIP.
FILIBERT   m   German, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
Means "much brightness" from the Germanic elements filu "much" and beraht "bright".
FILIBERTO   m   Italian
Italian form of FILIBERT.
FILIPE   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of PHILIP.
FILIPP   m   Russian
Russian form of PHILIP.
FILIPPO   m   Italian
Italian form of PHILIP.
FILIPPOS   m   Greek
Greek form of PHILIP.
FILIPPU   m   Old Church Slavic
Old Slavic form of PHILIP.
FILIPPUS   m   Dutch
Official Dutch form of PHILIP, used on birth certificates but not commonly in daily life.
FILIPS   m   Latvian
Latvian form of PHILIP.
FILLIN   m   Irish
Anglicized form of FAOLÁN.
FIMA   m   Russian
Diminutive of YEFIM.
FINBAR   m   Irish
Variant of FIONNBHARR.
FINBARR   m   Irish
Variant of FIONNBHARR.
FINDLAY   m   Scottish
From a Scottish surname which was derived from the given name FIONNLAGH.
FINEES   m   Biblical Latin
Form of PHINEHAS used in the Latin Old Testament.
FINGAL   m   Scottish
From Scottish Gaelic Fionnghall meaning "white stranger", derived from fionn "white, fair" and gall "stranger". This was the name of the hero in James Macpherson's epic poem 'Fingal' (1762), which he claimed to have based on early Gaelic legends about Fionn mac Cumhail.
FINGALL   m   Scottish
Variant of FINGAL.
FINLAY   m   Irish, Scottish, English
Anglicized form of FIONNLAGH.
FINLEY   m & f   Irish, Scottish, English
Anglicized form of FIONNLAGH.
FINN (1)   m   Irish Mythology, Irish
Older Irish form of FIONN. This is also the usual Anglicized spelling of the name. As a surname it is borne by Huckleberry Finn, a character in Mark Twain's novels.
FINN (2)   m   Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
From the Old Norse name Finnr which meant "Sámi, person from Finland".
FINNAGÁN   m   Irish
Diminutive of FIONN.
FINNÁN   m   Irish
Older form of FIONNÁN.
FINNBAR   m   Irish
Variant of FIONNBHARR.
FINNBARR   m   Irish
Old Irish form of FIONNBHARR.
FINNEGAN   m   Irish, English (Modern)
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Fionnagáin meaning "descendant of Fionnagán". The name Fionnagán is a diminutive of FIONN. This was the name of a character in James Joyce's novel 'Finnegans Wake' (1939), the title of which was based on a 19th-century Irish ballad called 'Finnegan's Wake'.
FINNÉN   m   Irish
Older form of FINNIAN.
FINNIAN   m   Irish
Derived from Old Irish finn "white". This was the name of several Irish saints.
FINNR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of FINN (2).
FINNUR   m   Icelandic
Icelandic form of FINN (2).
FINTAN   m   Irish, Irish Mythology
Possibly means either "white fire" or "white bull" in Irish. According to legend this was the name of the only Irish person to survive the great flood. This name was also borne by many Irish saints.
FION   m   Irish
Variant of FIONN.
FIONN   m   Irish, Irish Mythology
From Irish fionn (older Irish finn) meaning "fair" or "white". Fionn mac Cumhail was a legendary Irish hero who became all-wise by eating an enchanted salmon. He fought against the giant Fomors with his son Oisín and grandson Oscar.
FIONNÁN   m   Irish
Diminutive of FIONN. This was the name of an early Irish saint.
FIONNBARRA   m   Irish
Variant of FIONNBHARR.
FIONNBHARR   m   Irish
Means "fair hair", derived from Irish fionn "white, fair" and barr "head". Saint Fionnbharr of Cork was a 6th-century bishop who supposedly performed miraculous cures. The Barry Islands off Wales were named for him.
FIONNGHALL   m   Scottish
Scottish Gaelic form of FINGAL.
FIONNLAGH   m   Irish, Scottish
Means "white warrior" from Gaelic fionn "white, fair" and laogh "warrior".
FIONNTAN   m   Irish, Scottish
Modern Irish form of FINTAN.
FIORENZO   m   Italian
Italian form of Florentius (see FLORENCE).
FIORINO   m   Italian
Italian form of FLORINUS.
FIRAT   m   Turkish
From the Turkish name of the Euphrates River, which was derived from Old Persian Ufratu, itself derived from Elamite or Sumerian.
FIRDAUS   m   Arabic, Persian
Derived from the Arabic word فردوس (firdaws) meaning "paradise", ultimately derived from Avestan pairidaeza meaning "garden, enclosure". This name belonged to the 11th-century Persian poet and historian Firdausi, the author of the 'Shahnameh'.
FIRDOS   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of FIRDAUS.
FIRMIN   m   French
From the Late Latin name Firminus which meant "firm". This was the name of several early saints, notably the 3rd-century bishop Saint Firmin (or Fermin) of Amiens who is especially venerated in Navarre, Spain.
FIRMINO   m   Italian
Italian form of FIRMIN.
FIRMINUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of FIRMIN.
FIROZ   m   Persian
Variant transcription of FIRUZ.
FIRUZ   m   Persian, Tajik
Means "successful" in Persian. This name was borne by Firuz Shah Tughlaq, a 14th-century Sultan of Delhi who did much to build the city's infrastructure.
FISHEL   m   Yiddish
Means "little fish" in Yiddish.
FISHKE   m   Yiddish
Variant of FISHEL.
FITO   m   Spanish
Diminutive of ADOLFO or RODOLFO.
FITZ   m   English (Rare)
Short form of various given names which are derived from surnames beginning with Norman French fitz meaning "son of" (for example FITZROY).
FITZROY   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname meaning "son of the king" in Old French, originally given to illegitimate sons of monarchs.
FLAITHRÍ   m   Irish
Means "king of princes" from Gaelic flaith "prince" and "king".
FLAMUR   m   Albanian
Means "flag" in Albanian.
FLANAGAN   m   English (Rare)
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Flannagáin meaning "descendant of Flannagán". The given name Flannagán is derived from Irish flann "red" and a diminutive suffix.
FLANN   m & f   Irish
Means "red" in Irish Gaelic. This was the name of a 9th-century king of Tara in Ireland.
FLANNÁN   m & f   Irish
Diminutive of FLANN.
FLANNERY   f & m   English (Rare)
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Flannghaile meaning "descendant of Flannghal". The given name Flannghal means "red valour". A famous bearer was American author Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964).
FLAVIAN   m   History
From the Roman family name Flavianus, which was derived from FLAVIUS. This was the name of several early saints including a 5th-century patriarch of Constantinople who was beaten to death.
FLAVIANO   m   Italian
Italian form of FLAVIAN.
FLAVIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of FLAVIAN.
FLAVIEN   m   French
French form of FLAVIAN.
FLÁVIO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of FLAVIUS.
FLAVIO   m   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of FLAVIUS.
FLAVIU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of FLAVIUS.
FLAVIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which meant "golden" or "yellow-haired" from Latin flavus "yellow, golden". Flavius was the family name of the 1st-century Roman emperors Vespasian, Titus and Domitian. It was used as a personal name by several later emperors, notably by Constantine.
FLEMMING   m   Danish
From a medieval Danish nickname meaning "from Flanders".
FLETCHER   m   English
From a surname meaning "maker of arrows" in Middle English, ultimately from Old French flechier.
FLIP   m   Dutch
Diminutive of FILIP.
FLOOR   m & f   Dutch
Dutch form of Florentius (see FLORENCE) or FLORA.
FLORENCE   f & m   English, French
From the Latin name Florentius or the feminine form Florentia, which were derived from florens "prosperous, flourishing". Florentius was borne by many early Christian saints, and it was occasionally used in their honour through the Middle Ages. In modern times it is mostly feminine.... [more]
FLORENCIO   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Florentius (see FLORENCE).
FLORENT   m   French
French masculine form of Florentius (see FLORENCE).
FLORENTIN   m   French
French form of FLORENTINUS.
FLORENTINO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of FLORENTINUS.
FLORENTINUS   m   Late Roman
Latin name which was a derivative of Florentius (see FLORENCE).
FLORENTIUS   m   Late Roman
Original masculine form of FLORENCE.
FLORIAN   m   German, Polish, French
From the Roman name Florianus, a derivative of FLORUS. Saint Florian, a martyr of the 3rd century, is the patron saint of Poland and Upper Austria.
FLORIANO   m   Italian
Italian form of FLORIAN.
FLORIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of FLORIAN.
FLORIJAN   m   Croatian
Croatian form of FLORIAN.
FLORIN   m   Romanian
Romanian form of FLORINUS.
FLORINUS   m   Late Roman
Latin name which was a derivative of FLORUS. This was the name of a 9th-century Swiss saint.
FLORIS   m   Dutch
Dutch form of Florentius (see FLORENCE).
FLORRY   m   Irish
Anglicized form of FLAITHRÍ.
FLORUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from Latin flos meaning "flower".
FLOYD   m   English
Variant of LLOYD.
FLURRY   m   Irish
Anglicized form of FLAITHRÍ.
FLYNN   m   English (Rare)
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Floinn meaning "descendant of FLANN".
FOKA   m   Russian
Russian form of PHOCAS.
FOLAMI   m & f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "respect and honour me" in Yoruba.
FOLANT   m   Welsh
Welsh form of VALENTINE (1).
FOLCHER   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of VOLKER.
FOLKE   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Short form of various Old Norse names that contain the element folk meaning "people", and thus a cognate of FULK.
FÓLKI   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of FOLKE.
FOMA   m   Russian
Russian form of THOMAS.
FONS   m   Dutch
Short form of ALFONS.
FORBES   m   Scottish
From a surname which was originally taken from a Scottish place name meaning "field" in Gaelic.
FORD   m   English
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "ford" in Old English. A famous bearer of the surname was the American industrialist Henry Ford (1863-1947).
FOREST   m   English
Variant of FORREST, or else directly from the English word forest.
FORREST   m   English
From an English surname meaning "forest", originally belonging to a person who lived near a forest. In America it has sometimes been used in honour of the Confederate Civil War general Nathan Bedford Forrest (1821-1877). This name was borne by the title character in the movie 'Forrest Gump' (1994) about a loveable simpleton. Use of the name increased when the movie was released, but has since faded away.
FORTUNATO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of the Late Latin name Fortunatus meaning "fortunate, blessed, happy". This was the name of several early saints and martyrs.
FORTUNATUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of FORTUNATO.
FOSTER (1)   m   English
From an English surname which has several different origins: see FOSTER (1), FOSTER (2), FOSTER (3) and FOSTER (4).
FOSTER (2)   m   English
English form of VAAST, referring to Saint Vedastus.
FOTIOS   m   Greek
Modern Greek variant of PHOTIOS.
FOTIS   m   Greek
Modern Greek variant of PHOTIOS.
FOUAD   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of FUAD.
FOX   m   English (Rare)
Either from the English word fox or the surname Fox, which originally given as a nickname. The surname was borne by George Fox (1624-1691), the founder of the Quakers.
FRAN   m & f   Spanish, English, Croatian, Slovene
Short form of FRANCIS, FRANCES or related names.
FRANC   m   Slovene
Slovene form of FRANCIS.
FRANCESC   m   Catalan
Catalan form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANCESCO   m   Italian
Italian form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS). Francesco Laurana was an Italian Renaissance sculptor.
FRANCESCU   m   Corsican
Corsican form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANCIS   m & f   English, French
English form of the Late Latin name Franciscus which meant "Frenchman", ultimately from the Germanic tribe of the Franks, who were named for a type of spear that they used. This name was borne by the 13th-century Saint Francis of Assisi, who was originally named Giovanni but was given the nickname Francesco by his father, an admirer of the French. Francis went on to renounce his father's wealth and devote his life to the poor, founding the Franciscan order of friars. Later in his life he apparently received the stigmata.... [more]
FRANCISCO   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS). A notable bearer was Francisco de Goya, a Spanish painter and engraver. The name was also borne by Spanish dictator Francisco Franco.
FRANCISCUS   m   Late Roman, Dutch
Original form of FRANCIS.
FRANČIŠEK   m   Slovene
Slovene form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANCISQUE   m   French
French variant of Franciscus (see FRANCIS), now somewhat archaic.
FRANCISZEK   m   Polish
Polish form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANCK   m   French
French form of FRANK (1).
FRANCO (1)   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of FRANK (1).
FRANCO (2)   m   Italian
Contracted form of FRANCESCO.
FRANÇOIS   m   French
French form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS). François Villon was a French lyric poet of the 15th century. This was also the name of two kings of France.
FRANE   m   Croatian
Croatian form of FRANCIS.
FRANG   m   Scottish
Scottish form of FRANCIS.
FRANJO   m   Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of FRANCIS.
FRANK (1)   m   English, German, Dutch, French
From a Germanic name which referred to a member of the Germanic tribe, the Franks. The Franks settled in the regions now called France and the Netherlands in the 3rd and 4th century. They derived their tribal name from the name of a type of spear that they used. From medieval times, the various forms of this name have been commonly conflated with the various forms of Francis.... [more]
FRANK (2)   m   English
Short form of FRANCIS. The singer Frank Sinatra (1915-1998) was a famous bearer.
FRANKIE   m & f   English
Diminutive of FRANK (1) or FRANCES.
FRANKLIN   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from Middle English frankelin "freeman". A famous bearer of the surname was Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), an American statesman, inventor, scientist and philosopher. The name has commonly been given in his honour in the United States. It also received a boost during the term of American president Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945).
FRANKLYN   m   English
Variant of FRANKLIN.
FRANKO   m   Croatian
Croatian form of FRANCO (2).
FRANNY   m & f   English
Diminutive of FRANCIS or FRANCES.
FRANO   m   Croatian
Croatian form of FRANCIS.
FRANS   m   Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Dutch, Scandinavian and Finnish form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRAÑSEZ   m   Breton
Breton form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANTIŠEK   m   Czech
Czech form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANTZISKO   m   Basque
Basque form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANZ   m   German
German form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS). This name was borne by the influential author Franz Kafka (1883-1924), writer of 'The Trial' and 'The Castle' among other works. Also, rulers of Austria and the Holy Roman Empire have had this name.
FRASER   m   Scottish, English (Rare)
From a Scottish surname which is of unknown meaning. A famous bearer of the surname was Simon Fraser (1776-1862), a Canadian explorer.
FRAZIER   m   Scottish, English
Variant of FRASER.
FRED   m   English, Dutch, German, French, Portuguese
Short form of FREDERICK or other names containing the same element. A famous bearer was the American actor and dancer Fred Astaire (1899-1987).
FREDDIE   m & f   English
Diminutive of FREDERICK or FREDA.
FREDDY   m   English
Diminutive of FREDERICK.
FREDENAND   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and nand "daring, brave".
FRÉDÉRIC   m   French
French form of FREDERICK.
FREDERICK   m   English
English form of a Germanic name meaning "peaceful ruler", derived from frid "peace" and ric "ruler, power". This name has long been common in continental Germanic-speaking regions, being borne by rulers of the Holy Roman Empire, Germany, Austria, Scandinavia, and Prussia. Notables among these rulers include the 12th-century Holy Roman Emperor and crusader Frederick I Barbarossa, the 13th-century emperor and patron of the arts Frederick II, and the 18th-century Frederick II of Prussia, known as Frederick the Great.... [more]
FREDERICO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of FREDERICK.
FREDERIK   m   Danish, Dutch
Danish and Dutch form of FREDERICK. This was the name of nine kings of Denmark over the past 500 years, alternating each generation with the name Christian.
FREDIANO   m   Italian
Italian form of the Roman name Frigidianus, which was derived from Latin frigidus "cold". This was the name of a 6th-century Irish bishop who made a pilgrimage to Rome and settled as a hermit on Mount Pisano.
FREDO   m   Italian (Rare)
Short form of FEDERICO, ALFREDO or GOFFREDO.
FREDRIC   m   English
Variant of FREDERICK.
FREDRICK   m   English
Variant of FREDERICK.
FREDRIK   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish
Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish form of FREDERICK. This was the name of a 18th-century king of Sweden.
FREEK   m   Dutch
Dutch short form of FREDERICK.
FREEMAN   m   English
From an English surname meaning "free man". It originally denoted a person who was not a serf.
FREJ   m   Danish, Swedish, German
Danish, Swedish and German form of FREYR.
FRENS   m   Limburgish
Limburgish form of FRANCIS.
FRENSKE   m   Limburgish
Diminutive of FRENS.
FREY   m   Norse Mythology
Variant of FREYR.
FREYR   m   Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Means "lord" in Old Norse. This was the name of a Norse god. He may have originally been called Yngvi, with the name Freyr being his title. Freyr presided over fertility, sunlight and rain, and was the husband of the frost giantess Gerd. With his twin sister Freya and father Njord he was one of the group of deities called the Vanir.
FRICIS   m   Latvian
Latvian form of FREDERICK.
FRIDENOT   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and not "need".
FRIDERIK   m   Slovene
Slovene form of FREDERICK.
FRĪDRIHS   m   Latvian
Latvian form of FREDERICK.
FRIDTJOF   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Variant of FRITJOF.
FRIDUHELM   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of FRIEDHELM.
FRIDUMAN   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of FRIEDEMANN.
FRIDUMAR   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and meri "famous".
FRIDURIC   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of FREDERICK.
FRIDWALD   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of FRIEDHOLD.
FRIEDEMANN   m   German
Means "man of peace" from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and man "man".
FRIEDHELM   m   German
Derived from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and helm "helmet, protection".
FRIEDHOLD   m   German
Means "peaceful ruler", derived from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and wald "rule".
FRIEDRICH   m   German
German form of FREDERICK. This was the name of kings of Germany. The socialist Friedrich Engels (1820-1895) and the philosopher Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844-1900) are two famous bearers of this name.
FRIGIDIANUS   m   Late Roman
Original Latin form of FREDIANO.
FRIGYES   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of FREDERICK.
FRISO   m   Frisian
Refers to a member of the ethnic group, the Frisians, a Germanic tribe of northwest Europe. Friesland in the Netherlands is named for them.
FRIÐRIK   m   Icelandic
Icelandic form of FREDERICK.
FRIÐÞJÓFR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of FRITJOF.
FRITJOF   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Friðþjófr meaning "thief of peace", derived from the elements friðr "peace" and þjófr "thief".
FRITS   m   Dutch
Dutch diminutive of FREDERIK.
FRITZ   m   German
German diminutive of FRIEDRICH.
FRODE   m   Danish, Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Fróði, which was derived from fróðr meaning "learned, wise".
FRODO   m   Literature
Derived from the Germanic element frod "wise". This was the name of the hobbit hero in 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954) by J. R. R. Tolkien, who used Old English to translate some hobbit names (Frodo's real name was Maura). In the novel Frodo Baggins was the bearer of the One Ring on the quest to destroy it in Mount Doom.
FRÓÐI   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of FRODE.
FRYDERYK   m   Polish
Polish form of FREDERICK.
FU   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "abundant, rich, wealthy", () meaning "hibiscus, lotus" or () meaning "begin, man, father", in addition to other characters with a similar pronunciation. A famous bearer was the 8th-century Tang dynasty poet Du Fu, whose given was .
FUAD   m   Arabic
Derived from Arabic فؤاد (fu'ad) meaning "heart".
FUAT   m   Turkish
Turkish form of FUAD.
FULBERT   m   French, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic elements fulc "people" and beraht "bright". Saint Fulbert was an 11th-century bishop of Chartres.
FULCO   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of FULK.
FULGENCIO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of the Late Latin name Fulgentius, which meant "shining" from Latin fulgens. Saint Fulgentius was a 6th-century bishop from Tunisia who was a friend of Saint Augustine.
FULGENTIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of FULGENCIO.
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