Masculine Names

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XESÚS m Galician
Galician form of JESUS, used as a personal name.
XHAFER m Albanian
Albanian form of JAFAR.
XIA m & f Chinese
From Chinese (xià) meaning "summer, great, grand", (xiá) meaning "rosy clouds", or other characters that are pronounced similarly.
XIÁN m Galician
From Xulián, the Galician form of JULIAN.
XIANG m & f Chinese
From Chinese (xiáng) meaning "soar, glide", (xiáng) meaning "good luck, good omen", (xiāng) meaning "fragrant" (which is usually only feminine) or (xiāng), which refers to the Xiang River in southern China. This name can also be formed from other characters.
XIMENO m Medieval Spanish
Medieval Spanish or Basque name of uncertain meaning. It is possibly a form of SIMON (1), though it may in fact derive from Basque seme meaning "son".
XIMO m Catalan
Valencian diminutive of JOAQUIM.
XIMUN m Basque
Basque form of XIMENO.
XINYI m & f Chinese
From Chinese (xīn) meaning "happy, joyous, delighted" or (xīn) meaning "heart, mind, soul" combined with () meaning "joy, harmony". This name can also be formed from other character combinations.
XOÁN m Galician
Galician form of JOHN.
XOCHIPILLI m Aztec and Toltec Mythology, Native American, Nahuatl
Means "flower prince" in Nahuatl. He was the Aztec god of love, flowers, song and games, the twin brother of Xochiquetzal.
XOEL m Galician
Galician form of JOEL.
XOLANI m Southern African, Zulu
Means "peace" in Zulu.
XOSÉ m Galician
Galician form of JOSEPH.
XQUENDA m & f Native American, Zapotec
Means "spirit, soul, essence" in Zapotec.
XUÂN m & f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (xuân) meaning "spring (the season)".
XUAN m Asturian
Asturian form of Iohannes (see JOHN).
XUE f & m Chinese
From Chinese (xuě) meaning "snow" or (xué) meaning "study, learning, school", besides other characters pronounced similarly.
XULIO m Galician
Galician form of JULIUS.
XUN m & f Chinese
From Chinese (xūn) meaning "meritorious deed, rank" or (xùn) meaning "snow", as well as other characters with a similar pronunciation.
XURXO m Galician
Galician form of GEORGE.
XWM m Hmong
Means "second son" in Hmong.
XYSTOS m Late Greek
Greek form of SIXTUS.
YACHIN m & f Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JACHIN.
YADON m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JADON.
YAFE m & f Hebrew
Variant and masculine form of YAFFA.
YAFFE m & f Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew יָפֶה (see YAFE).
YAĞMUR f & m Turkish
Means "rain" in Turkish.
YAGO m Spanish
Spanish form of JACOB (or JAMES).
YAHUI f & m Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "elegant, graceful, refined" combined with (huì) meaning "favour, benefit". This name can also be formed from other character combinations.
YAHVEH m Theology
Variant of YAHWEH.
YAHWEH m Theology
A name of the Hebrew God, represented in Hebrew by the Tetragrammaton ("four letters") יהוה (Yod Heh Vav Heh), which was transliterated into Roman script as Y H W H. Because it was considered blasphemous to utter the name of God, it was only written and never spoken, which resulted in the original pronunciation becoming lost. The name may have originally been derived from the old Semitic root הוה (hawah) meaning "to be" or "to become".
YAHYA m Arabic, Turkish, Persian
Arabic, Turkish and Persian form of Yochanan (see JOHN). This name honours John the Baptist, a prophet in Islam.
YAIR m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew, Spanish (Latin American)
Hebrew form of JAIR, as well as a Spanish variant.
YAKIM m Russian
Russian form of JOACHIM.
YAKIV m Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of JACOB (or JAMES).
YAKOV m Hebrew, Russian, Bulgarian
Russian and Bulgarian form of JACOB (or JAMES), and an alternate transcription of Hebrew יַעֲקֹב (see YAAKOV).
YAKUB m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic يعقوب (see YAQUB).
YAKUP m Turkish
Turkish form of JACOB.
YALÇIN m Turkish
Means "steep" in Turkish.
YALE m Welsh
From a Welsh surname, which was itself derived from a place name meaning "fertile upland" (from Welsh ial).
YAM m Semitic Mythology
Means "sea" in Ugaritic. Yam was the Ugaritic god of the sea, also associated with chaos, storms and destruction. He was a son of the chief god El.
YAMA (1) m Hinduism
Means "twin" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the Hindu god of death. He is also regarded as the first mortal being, or in other words, the first person to die. This name is related to Persian Jam.
YAMA (2) m Pashto
Pashto form of JAM.
YAMANU m Egyptian Mythology (Hypothetical)
Reconstructed Egyptian form of AMON.
YAMATO m Japanese
From YAMATO, an ancient name for Japan. It can also refer to the Yamato period in Japanese history, which lasted into the 8th century. The individual kanji are meaning "great" and meaning "harmony".
YAMIKANI m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "be grateful, praise" in Chewa.
YAMIN m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JAMIN.
YAN (1) m Belarusian
Belarusian variant of Ioannes (see JOHN).
YAN (2) f & m Chinese
From Chinese (yàn) meaning "beautiful, gorgeous" (which is usually only feminine) or (yán) meaning "cliff, rocks", as well as other Chinese characters pronounced in a similar fashion.
YANCY m & f English
From a surname, which was an Americanized form of the Dutch surname Jansen meaning "JAN (1)'s son".
YANG m & f Chinese
From Chinese (yáng) meaning "ocean" or (yáng) meaning "light, sun, male" (which is typically only masculine), as well as other Chinese characters pronounced similarly.
YANICK m & f Breton, French
Masculine and feminine diminutive of YANN.
YANIS m Greek, French
Alternate transcription of Greek Γιανης (see GIANIS). It is also used in France, in part inspired by the Breton names YANN and YANNIC.
YANIV m Hebrew
Means "he will prosper" in Hebrew.
YANKEL m Yiddish
Yiddish diminutive of JACOB.
YANKO m Bulgarian
Diminutive of YOAN (2).
YANN m Breton, French
Breton form of JOHN.
YANNI m Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Γιαννη (see GIANNI).
YANNIC m & f Breton, French
Diminutive of YANN or YANNA (2).
YANNICK m & f Breton, French
Diminutive of YANN or YANNA (2).
YANNIG m & f Breton
Diminutive of YANN or YANNA (2).
YANNIS m Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Γιαννης (see GIANNIS).
YAO m Western African, Ewe
Means "born on Thursday" in Ewe.
YAQOOB m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic يعقوب (see YAQUB).
YAQUB m Arabic
Arabic form of Ya'aqov (see JACOB).
YA'RAH m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JARAH.
YARDEN m & f Hebrew
Hebrew form of JORDAN.
YARED m Biblical Hebrew, Eastern African, Ethiopian
Hebrew form of JARED. This form is also used in Ethiopia. It was borne by a semi-legendary 6th-century Ethiopian musician who is considered a saint in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church.
YARIK m Russian
Russian diminutive of YAROSLAV.
YAROGNEV m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of JAROGNIEW.
YAROMIL m Medieval Slavic (Hypothetical)
Possible medieval Slavic form of JARMIL.
YAROMIR m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of JAROMÍR.
YARON m Hebrew
Means "to sing, to shout" in Hebrew.
YAROPOLK m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of JAROPEŁK.
YAROSLAV m Russian, Ukrainian, Medieval Slavic
Russian and Ukrainian form of JAROSŁAW.
YAROSLAVA f & m Russian, Ukrainian, Medieval Slavic
Russian and Ukrainian feminine form of JAROSŁAW.
YAŞAR m Turkish
Means "lives, inhabits" in Turkish.
YASEN m Bulgarian
Means both "ash tree" and "clear, serene" in Bulgarian.
YASER m Persian, Turkish, Arabic
Persian and Turkish form of YASIR, as well as an alternate transcription of the Arabic name.
YASH m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Kannada
Derived from Sanskrit यशस् (yashas) meaning "fame, praise, glory".
YASHA m Russian
Russian diminutive of YAKOV.
YASİN m Turkish
Turkish form of YASIN.
YASIN m Arabic, Persian, Urdu
From the Arabic letters ي (called ya) and س (called sin). These letters begin the 36th chapter of the Quran (surah Ya Sin).
YASIR m Arabic, Urdu
Means "to be rich", derived from Arabic يسر (yasira) meaning "to become easy". This was the name of an early Islamic martyr. It was also borne by Yasir Arafat (1929-2004), a leader of the Palestine Liberation Organization.
YASSER m Arabic, Persian
Alternate transcription of Arabic ياسر (see YASIR) or Persian یاسر (see YASER).
YASU f & m Japanese
From Japanese (yasu) meaning "peace, quiet", (yasu) meaning "peaceful" or (yasu) meaning "flat, smooth, level", as well as other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
YATING f & m Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "elegant, graceful, refined" combined with (tíng) meaning "pretty, graceful". Other character combinations are possible.
YAVOR m Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of JAVOR.
YAVUZ m Turkish
Means "stern, grim" in Turkish.
YAW m Western African, Akan
Means "born on Thursday" in Akan.
YAWAN m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JAVAN.
YAXKIN m Native American, Mayan
Means "sun" in Mayan.
YAZHU f & m Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "elegant, graceful, refined" combined with (zhù) meaning "lute, zither, build". Other character combinations are also possible.
YECHI'EL m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of JEHIEL.
YECHIEL m Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of JEHIEL.
YEFET m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JAPHETH.
YEFIM m Russian
Russian form of the Greek name Ευφεμιος (Euphemios), the masculine form of EUPHEMIA.
YEFREM m Russian
Russian form of EPHRAIM.
YEGOR m Russian
Russian form of GEORGE.
YEHIEL m Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew יְחִיאֵל (see YECHIEL).
YEHOCHANAN m Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of JOHN (and JEHOHANAN).
YEHOWAH m Theology
Variant spelling of YAHWEH.
YEHU' m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JEHU.
YEHUDA m Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of YEHUDAH.
YE-JUN m Korean
From Sino-Korean (ye) meaning "art, talent, craft" combined with (jun) meaning "talented, handsome", as well as other hanja combinations.
YEMELYAN m Russian
Russian form of Aemilianus (see EMILIANO).
YEONG f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero", as well as other hanja characters that are pronounced similarly. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name. This name was borne by Jang Yeong-sil (where Jang is the surname), a 15th-century Korean scientist and inventor.
YEONG-CHEOL m Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "perpetual, eternal" combined with (cheol) meaning "wise, sage". Other hanja combinations are possible.
YEONG-GI m Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "glory, honour, flourish, prosper" and (gi) meaning "rise, stand up, begin". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
YEONG-HO m Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero", (yeong) meaning "reflect light" or (yeong) meaning "dive, swim" combined with (ho) meaning "great, numerous, vast" or (ho) meaning "bright, luminous, clear, hoary". Other hanja combinations are possible.
YEONG-HWAN m Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "perpetual, eternal" or (yeong) meaning "dive, swim" combined with (hwan) meaning "shining, brilliant, lustrous". Other hanja combinations are possible as well.
YEONG-SU m Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "perpetual, eternal" and (su) meaning "long life, lifespan", as well as other hanja character combinations.
YERED m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JARED.
YERMOLAI m Russian
Russian form of HERMOLAOS.
YERUSLAN m Folklore
From Tatar Uruslan, which was possibly from Turkic arslan meaning "lion". Yeruslan Lazarevich is the name of a hero in Russian and Tatar folktales. These tales were based on (or at least influenced by) Persian tales of their hero Rostam.
YESHA'YAHU m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of ISAIAH.
YESHAYAHU m Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of ISAIAH.
YESHUA m Biblical Hebrew, Ancient Aramaic
Contracted form of Yehoshu'a (see JOSHUA) used in the books of Ezra and Nehemiah in the Hebrew Bible. The form was also used in Aramaic, and was most likely the name represented by Greek Iesous (see JESUS) in the New Testament. This means it was probably the real name of Jesus.
YEVGEN m Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Ukrainian Євген (see YEVHEN).
YEVGENI m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Евгений (see YEVGENIY).
YEVGENIY m Russian
Russian form of EUGENE.
YEVGENY m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Евгений (see YEVGENIY).
YEVHEN m Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of EUGENE.
YEVHENIY m Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of EUGENE.
YEZEKAEL m Breton
Breton form of Iudicael (see JUDICAËL).
YI f & m Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "suitable, proper", () meaning "resolute, decisive, firm", () meaning "justice, righteousness", () meaning "profit, benefit", () meaning "joy, harmony" (which is usually only feminine) or () meaning "ceremony, rites" (also usually feminine). Other characters can also form this name.
YIANNI m Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Γιαννη (see GIANNI).
YIANNIS m Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Γιαννης (see GIANNIS).
YIDEL m Yiddish (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Yiddish יודאל (see YUDEL).
YİĞİT m Turkish
Means "brave" in Turkish.
YIJUN m & f Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "joy, harmony" combined with (jūn) meaning "king, ruler". This name can also be formed from other character combinations.
YILDIRIM m Turkish
Means "lightning" in Turkish.
YILMAZ m Turkish
Means "dauntless, intrepid" in Turkish.
YIMA m Persian Mythology
Ancient Avestan form of JAM.
YIMA KSHAETA m Persian Mythology
Ancient Avestan form of JAMSHID.
YIN f & m Chinese
From Chinese (yín) meaning "silver, money", (yīn) meaning "sound, tone" or (yīn) meaning "shade, shelter, protect", as well as other Chinese characters pronounced similarly.
YIORGOS m Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Γιωργος (see GIORGOS).
YISRA'EL m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of ISRAEL.
YISRAEL m Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of ISRAEL.
YISROEL m Yiddish
Yiddish form of ISRAEL.
YITZHAK m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ISAAC. This was the name of two recent Israeli prime ministers.
YLLI m Albanian
Derived from Albanian yll meaning "star".
YNGVAR m Norwegian
Variant of INGVAR.
YNGVARR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of INGVAR.
YNGVE m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Modern form of YNGVI.
YNGVI m Norse Mythology
Possibly an Old Norse cognate of ING. This was an alternate name of the god Freyr, who as Yngvi-Freyr was regarded as the ancestor of the Swedish royal family.
YOAN (1) m French
French form of JOHANN.
YOAN (2) m Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of JOHN.
YOANN m French
French form of JOHANN.
YO'ASH m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOASH.
YOAV m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOAB.
YOCHANAN m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOHN (and JOHANAN). This is a contracted form of the longer name יְהוֹחָנָן (Yehochanan).
YOEL m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOEL.
YOHAN m French
French form of JOHANN.
YOHANES m Indonesian
Indonesian form of JOHN.
YOHANN m French
French form of JOHANN.
YOLOTL f & m Native American, Nahuatl
Means "heart" in Nahuatl.
YONAH m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JONAH.
YONG m & f Chinese, Korean
From Chinese (yǒng) meaning "brave" or (yǒng) meaning "perpetual, eternal". This can also be a single-character Korean name, for example from the hanja meaning "brave". This name can be formed by other characters besides those listed here.
YONI m Hebrew
Diminutive of YONATAN.
YORAH m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JORAH.
YORAM m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JORAM.
YORATH m Welsh
Anglicized form of IORWERTH.
YORDAN m Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of JORDAN.
YORGOS m Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Γιωργος (see GIORGOS).
YORI m Japanese
From Japanese (yori) meaning "rely" or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
YORICK m Literature, English, Dutch
Altered form of JØRG. Shakespeare used this name for a deceased court jester in his play Hamlet (1600).
YORK m English
From a surname, which was derived from York, the name of a city in northern England. The city name was originally Eburacon, Latinized as Eboracum, meaning "yew" in Brythonic, but it was altered by association with Old English Eoforwic, meaning "pig farm".
YOSHI m & f Japanese
From Japanese (yoshi) meaning "good luck", (yoshi) meaning "righteous", or (yoshi) meaning "good, virtuous, respectable", as well as other kanji with the same reading.
YOSHIE f & m Japanese
From Japanese (yoshi) meaning "fragrant, virtuous, beautiful" or (yoshi) meaning "reason, case" combined with (e) meaning "favour, benefit". Other kanji combinations with the same reading can also form this name.
YOSHIRO m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 義郎 (see YOSHIRŌ).
YOSHIRŌ m Japanese
From Japanese (yoshi) meaning "righteous" and () meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
YOSHIROU m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 義郎 (see YOSHIRŌ).
YOSIF m Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of JOSEPH.
YOSSEL m Yiddish (Rare)
Yiddish diminutive of JOSEPH.
YŌSUKE m Japanese
From Japanese () meaning "light, sun, male" or () meaning "ocean" combined with (suke) meaning "forerunner, herald". This name can also be formed from other combinations of kanji characters.
YOSYP m Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of JOSEPH.
YŌTA m Japanese
From Japanese () meaning "light, sun, male" and (ta) meaning "thick, big". Other character combinations are possible.
YOTAM m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOTHAM.
YOUCEF m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Arabic يوسف (see YUSUF) chiefly used in Algeria.
YOUNG f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul (see YEONG).
YOUNG-GI m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 영기 (see YEONG-GI).
YOUNG-HO m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 영호 (see YEONG-HO).
YOUNG-SOO m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 영수 (see YEONG-SU).
YOUSAF m Urdu
Urdu form of Yosef (see JOSEPH).
YOUSEF m Persian, Arabic
Alternate transcription of Persian یوسف (see YUSEF) or Arabic يوسف (see YUSUF).
YOUSSEF m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic يوسف (see YUSUF).
YOUSUKE m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 陽介 or 洋介 or 洋右 (see YŌSUKE).
YOUTA m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 陽太 (see YŌTA).
YRIAN m Medieval Scandinavian
Medieval Scandinavian form of JURIAN.
YRJÄNÄ m Finnish
Finnish form of GEORGE.
YRJÖ m Finnish
Finnish form of GEORGE.
YSBRAND m Dutch
Variant of IJSBRAND.
YU f & m Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "jade, precious stone, gem", () meaning "pleasant, delightful" or () meaning "rain". Other characters can form this name as well.
m & f Japanese
From Japanese () meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness", () meaning "permanence", () meaning "brave", or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
YUDA m Indonesian
Means "war" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit युद्ध (yuddha).
YŪDAI m Japanese
From Japanese () meaning "hero, manly" and (dai) meaning "big, great, vast", besides other combinations of kanji.
YUDEL m Yiddish (Rare)
Yiddish diminutive of JUDAH.
YUHANNA m Arabic
Arabic form of Ioannes (see JOHN).
YŪKI m & f Japanese
From Japanese () meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" or () meaning "permanence" combined with (ki) meaning "hope", (ki) meaning "brightness" or (ki) meaning "living". Other combinations of kanji can form this name as well.
YUKI f & m Japanese
From Japanese (yuki) meaning "happiness" or (yuki) meaning "snow". It can also come from (yu) meaning "reason, cause" combined with (ki) meaning "valuable" or (ki) meaning "chronicle". Other kanji or kanji combinations are also possible.
YULI m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Юлий (see YULIY).
YULIAN m Russian, Bulgarian
Russian and Bulgarian form of JULIAN.
YULIY m Russian
Russian form of JULIUS.
YŪMA m Japanese
From Japanese () meaning "permanence" or () meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" combined with (ma) meaning "real, genuine". Other combinations of kanji can form this name as well.
YUN f & m Chinese
From Chinese (yún) meaning "cloud" or (yǔn) meaning "allow, consent", as well as other Chinese characters that are pronounced in a similar way.
YUN-SEO f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean (yun) meaning "govern" or (yun) meaning "allow, consent" combined with (seo) meaning "series, sequence", as well as other hanja character combinations.
YUNUEN m & f Native American, Mayan
Possibly means "half moon" in Mayan. This is the name of an island on Lake Pátzcuaro in Mexico.
YUNUS m Arabic, Turkish
Arabic and Turkish form of JONAH.
YUNUS EMRE m Turkish
Combination of YUNUS and EMRE, given in reference to the 13th-century poet.
YURA m Russian, Ukrainian
Diminutive of YURIY.
YURI (1) m Russian, Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Russian Юрий or Ukrainian Юрій (see YURIY).
YURIY m Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of GEORGE. This name was borne by Yuriy Dolgorukiy, a 12th-century Grand Prince of Kiev. The Soviet cosmonaut Yuriy (or Yuri) Gagarin (1934-1968), the first man to travel to space, was another famous bearer of this name.
YURY m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Юрий (see YURIY).
YUSEF m Persian, Arabic
Persian form of YUSUF, as well as an alternate Arabic transcription.
YUSHA m Arabic
Arabic form of Yehoshu'a (see JOSHUA).
YUSİF m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Yosef (see JOSEPH).
YUSUF m Arabic, Turkish, Indonesian
Arabic, Turkish and Indonesian form of Yosef (see JOSEPH).
ÝUSUP m Turkmen
Turkmen form of Yosef (see JOSEPH).
YUSUP m Uyghur
Uyghur and Avar form of Yosef (see JOSEPH).
YŪTA m Japanese
From Japanese () meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness", () meaning "permanence" or () meaning "brave" combined with (ta) meaning "thick, big". Other combinations of kanji are possible.
YŪTO m Japanese
From Japanese () meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" or () meaning "permanence" combined with (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, (to) meaning "person" or (to) meaning "soar, fly". Other kanji combinations are possible.
YUU m & f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji or or (see ).
YUUDAI m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 雄大 (see YŪDAI).
YUUKI m & f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 優希 or 悠希 or 優輝 or 悠生 (see YŪKI).
YUUMA m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 悠真 or 優真 (see YŪMA).
YUUSUF m Eastern African, Somali
Somali form of Yosef (see JOSEPH).
YUUTA m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 優太 or 悠太 or 勇太 or 雄大 (see YŪTA).
YUUTO m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 優斗 or 悠斗 or 悠人 or 悠翔 or 優翔 or 柚翔 or 祐翔 or 勇人 (see YŪTO).
YUVAL m & f Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JUBAL. It is used as a masculine and feminine name in modern Hebrew.
YVAIN m Arthurian Romance
Form of OWAIN used by the 12th-century French poet Chrétien de Troyes for his Arthurian tales.
YVAN m French
French form of IVAN.
YVES m French
Medieval French form of IVO (1). This was the name of two French saints: an 11th-century bishop of Chartres and a 13th-century parish priest and lawyer, also known as Ivo of Kermartin, the patron saint of Brittany.
YVO m Dutch
Variant of IVO (1).
YVON m French
Medieval diminutive of YVES.
ZAAHIR (1) m Arabic
Derived from Arabic زهر (zahara) meaning "to shine, to radiate".
ZAAHIR (2) m Arabic
Derived from Arabic ظهر (zahara) meaning "clear, evident, manifest, outward". In Islamic tradition الظاهر (al-Zahir) is one of the 99 names of Allah.
ZAAL m Georgian
Georgian form of ZAL.
ZAC m English
Short form of ZACHARY.
ZACARÍAS m Spanish
Spanish form of ZECHARIAH.
ZACCAI m Biblical
From the Hebrew name זַכָּי (Zakkai) meaning "pure". This is the name of a minor character in the Old Testament.
ZACCHAEUS m Biblical
From Ζακχαιος (Zakchaios), the Greek form of ZACCAI. In the New Testament he is a tax collector in Jericho who gives half his possessions to charity.
ZACCHARIAS m Biblical Latin
Form of ZACHARIAS used in the Latin Bible.
ZACCHEUS m Biblical Latin
Latin form of Ζακχαιος (see ZACCHAEUS) used in the Vulgate.
ZACH m English
Short form of ZACHARY.
ZACHARIAH m English, Biblical
Variant of ZECHARIAH. This spelling is used in the King James Version of the Old Testament to refer to one of the kings of Israel (called Zechariah in other versions).
ZACHARIAS m Biblical, Biblical Greek, Greek
Greek form of ZECHARIAH. This form of the name is used in most English versions of the New Testament to refer to the father of John the Baptist. It was also borne by an 8th-century pope (called Zachary in English).
ZACHARIASZ m Polish
Polish form of ZECHARIAH.
ZACHARIE m French
French form of ZECHARIAH.
ZACHARY m English, Biblical
Usual English form of ZACHARIAS, used in some English versions of the New Testament. This form has been in use since the Middle Ages, though it did not become common until after the Protestant Reformation. It was borne by American military commander and president Zachary Taylor (1784-1850).
ZACHERY m English
Variant of ZACHARY.
ZACK m English
Short form of ZACHARY.
ZACKARY m English
Variant of ZACHARY.
ZACKERY m English
Variant of ZACHARY.
ZADOK m Biblical
Means "righteous" in Hebrew. This is the name of several characters in the Old Testament, most notably the high priest of Israel during the reigns of David and Solomon. Solomon was anointed by Zadok.
ZAFAR m Arabic, Urdu
Means "victory" in Arabic.
ZAFER m Turkish
Turkish form of ZAFAR.
ZAHARI m Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of ZECHARIAH.
ZAHEER m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic ظهير or زاهر or ظاهر (see ZAHIR).
ZAHER m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic ظاهر (see ZAAHIR (2)).
ZAHI m Arabic
Means "beautiful, brilliant" in Arabic.
ZAHID m Arabic, Urdu
Means "pious, devout" in Arabic.
ZAHIR m Arabic, Persian, Punjabi, Urdu, Bengali
Derived from Arabic ظهير (zahir) meaning "helper, supporter". This can also be an alternate transcription of Arabic زاهر (see ZAAHIR (1)) or ظاهر (see ZAAHIR (2)).
ZAID m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic زيد (see ZAYD).