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ABD AL-HAMID   m   Arabic
Means "servant of the praised" from Arabic عبد ال ('abd al) "servant of the" combined with حميد (hamid) "praised". This was the name of two sultans of the Ottoman Empire.
ABD AL-KADER   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of ABD AL-QADIR.
ABD AL-KARIM   m   Arabic
Means "servant of the generous" from Arabic عبد ال ('abd al) "servant of the" combined with كريم (karim) "generous".
ABD AL-LATIF   m   Arabic
Means "servant of the gentle" from Arabic عبد ال ('abd al) "servant of the" combined with لطيف (latif) "gentle".
ABD AL-MALIK   m   Arabic
Means "servant of the king" from Arabic عبد ال ('abd al) "servant of the" combined with ملك (malik) "king". This was the name of the fifth Umayyad caliph, who made Arabic the official language of the empire.
ABD AL-QADIR   m   Arabic
Means "servant of the capable, powerful" from Arabic عبد ال ('abd al) "servant of the" combined with قادر (qadir) "capable". This was the name of a 19th-century Algerian resistance leader.
ABDUL-HAMID   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of ABD AL-HAMID.
ABDÜLHAMİT   m   Turkish
Turkish form of ABD AL-HAMID.
ABDÜLKADİR   m   Turkish
Turkish form of ABD AL-QADIR.
ABDÜLKERİM   m   Turkish
Turkish form of ABD AL-KARIM.
ABDÜLLATİF   m   Turkish
Turkish form of ABD AL-LATIF.
ADETOKUNBO   m & f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "the crown came from over the sea" in Yoruba.
AEMILIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Roman form of EMILIANO.
ÆÐELMÆR   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and mær "famous". It is a cognate of ADELMAR.
ÆTHELNOÐ   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and noð "boldness, daring".
ÆÐELRÆD   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and ræd "counsel". This was the name of two Saxon kings of England including Æðelræd II "the Unready" whose realm was overrun by the Danes in the early 11th century. The name was rarely used after the Norman conquest.
ÆÞELRÆD   m   Anglo-Saxon
Variant of ÆÐELRÆD.
ÆÐELSTAN   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and stan "stone". This was the name of an early king of England. The name was rarely used after the Norman conquest.
ÆTHELSTAN   m   Anglo-Saxon
Variant of ÆÐELSTAN.
ÆÐELWINE   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and wine "friend". This name became rare after the Norman conquest. Saint Æðelwine was a 7th-century bishop of Lindsey, England.
ÆTHELWINE   m   Anglo-Saxon
Variant of ÆÐELWINE.
AHURA MAZDA   m   Persian Mythology
Means "lord of wisdom" in Avestan. In Persian mythology Ahura Mazda was the supreme creator, and the god of light, truth, and goodness.
ALCIBIADES   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Αλκιβιαδης (Alkibiades), derived from αλκη (alke) "strength" and βια (bia) "force" with the patronymic suffix ιδης (ides). This was the name of a notable Greek statesman and general during the Peloponnesian War. He changed allegiance from Athens to Sparta and back again during the course of the war.
ALEKSANDËR   m   Albanian
Albanian form of ALEXANDER.
ALEKSANDRE   m   Georgian
Georgian form of ALEXANDER.
ALEKSANDRO   m   Esperanto
Esperanto form of ALEXANDER.
ALEKSANDRS   m   Latvian
Latvian form of ALEXANDER.
ALEKSANDRU   m   Medieval Slavic
Old Slavic form of ALEXANDER.
ALESSANDRO   m   Italian
Italian form of ALEXANDER. A famous bearer was Alessandro Volta (1745-1827), the Italian physicist who invented the battery.
ALEXANDROS   m   Greek, Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek, Greek Mythology
Ancient and modern Greek form of ALEXANDER.
ALIAKSANDR   m   Belarusian
Belarusian form of ALEXANDER.
ALKIBIADES   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of ALCIBIADES.
ALKIVIADIS   m   Greek
Modern Greek form of Alkibiades (see ALCIBIADES).
ANASTASIOS   m   Greek, Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of ANASTASIUS.
ANASTASIUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Αναστασιος (Anastasios) which meant "resurrection" from Greek αναστασις (anastasis) (composed of the elements ανα (ana) "up" and στασις (stasis) "standing"). This was the name of numerous early saints and martyrs, including a 7th-century monk and writer from Alexandria who is especially venerated in the Eastern Church.
ANAXAGORAS   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek αναξ (anax) "master, lord" and αγορα (agora) "assembly, marketplace". This name was borne by a 5th-century BC Greek philosopher.
ANDRONICUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ανδρονικος (Andronikos) which meant "victory of a man", from ανηρ (aner) meaning "man" (genitive ανδρος) and νικη (nike) meaning "victory". This name was used by Shakespeare in his play 'Titus Andronicus' (1593).
ANDRONIKOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of ANDRONICUS.
ANGILBERCT   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ENGELBERT.
ANNUNZIATO   m   Italian (Rare)
Masculine form of ANNUNZIATA.
ANTIPATROS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of ANTIPATER.
APOLLONIOS   m   Ancient Greek
From an ancient Greek personal name which was derived from the name of the Greek god APOLLO. It was borne by a Greek poet of the 3rd century BC. Several saints have also had this name.
ARCHEMBALD   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic variant of ERCANBALD.
ARCHIMEDES   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek elements αρχος (archos) "master" and μηδομαι (medomai) "to think, to plan". This was the name of a 3rd-century BC Greek mathematician, astronomer and inventor.
ARISTEIDES   m   Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of ARISTIDES.
ARISTEIDIS   m   Greek
Variant transcription of ARISTIDIS.
ARISTOCLES   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Αριστοκλης (Aristokles) which meant "the best glory", derived from αριστος (aristos) "best" and κλεος (kleos) "glory". This was the real name of the philosopher Plato.
ARISTOKLES   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of ARISTOCLES.
ARTAXERXES   m   Ancient Persian (Hellenized), History, Biblical
Greek form of the Persian name Artakhshathra meaning "righteous ruler". This was the name of several Achaemenid Persian rulers. It was also borne by the founder of the Sassanid Empire, usually known by the Middle Persian form Ardashir.
ARTEMISIOS   m   Ancient Greek
From an ancient Greek name which was derived from the name of the Greek goddess ARTEMIS.
ATHANASIOS   m   Greek, Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of ATHANASIUS.
ATHANASIUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Αθανασιος (Athanasios) meaning "immortal", from Greek α (a), a negative prefix, combined with θανατος (thanatos) "death". Saint Athanasius was a 4th-century bishop of Alexandria who strongly opposed Arianism.
AUGUSTINAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AUGUSTINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of AUGUSTINE (1).
AURELIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was originally derived from the Roman family name AURELIUS.
BALDASSARE   m   Italian
Italian form of BALTHAZAR.
BARRFHIONN   m   Irish
Means "fair hair", derived from Gaelic barr "head" and fionn "white, fair".
BARTHÉLÉMY   m   French
French form of BARTHOLOMEW.
BARTŁOMIEJ   m   Polish
Polish form of BARTHOLOMEW.
BARTOLOMĚJ   m   Czech
Czech form of BARTHOLOMEW.
BARTOLOMEJ   m   Slovak, Croatian (Rare)
Slovak and Croatian form of BARTHOLOMEW.
BARTOLOMEO   m   Italian
Italian form of BARTHOLOMEW.
BARTOLOMEU   m   Portuguese, Galician
Portuguese and Galician form of BARTHOLOMEW.
BEAUREGARD   m   English (Rare)
From a French surname meaning "beautiful outlook".
BELSHAZZAR   m   Ancient Near Eastern, Biblical
From בֵּלְשַׁאצַּר (Belshatzzar), the Hebrew form of the Akkadian name Bel-sarra-usur meaning "BA'AL protect the king". This was the name of the son of Nabonidus, the last king of the Babylonian Empire before it was conquered by the Persians in the 6th century BC. In the Old Testament Book of Daniel Belshazzar is the last king of Babylon who sees the mystical handwriting on the wall, which is interpreted by Daniel to portend the end of the empire.
BENEDICTUS   m   Late Roman, Dutch
Original Latin form of BENEDICT, as well as the modern Dutch form.
BENEDIKTAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
BENJAMINAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of BENJAMIN.
BEORHTSIGE   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements beorht "bright" and sige "victory".
BERAHTHRAM   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of BERTRAM.
BERNARDINO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Diminutive of BERNARDO.
BETELGEUSE   m   Astronomy
The name of the star that marks the right shoulder of the constellation Orion. It is derived from Arabic يد الجوزا (yad al-Jawza) meaning "the hand of Jawza". جوزا (Jawza) meaning "central one" was the old Arabic name for the constellation Orion (also for Gemini).
BOAVENTURA   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of BONAVENTURA.
BONACCORSO   m   Italian
From a medieval Italian name derived from bono "good" and accorso "haste, rush, help".
BONIFATIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of BONIFACE.
CADWALADER   m   Welsh
Means "leader of the battle" from Welsh cad "battle" and gwaladr "leader". This was the name of a Welsh saint of the 7th century.
CANDELARIO   m   Spanish
Masculine form of CANDELARIA.
CEALLACHÁN   m   Irish
Diminutive of CEALLACH.
CHESTISLAV   m   Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of CZESŁAW.
CHIDIEBERE   m & f   Western African, Igbo
Means "God is merciful" in Igbo.
CHIDIEBUBE   m & f   Western African, Igbo
Means "God is glorious" in Igbo.
CHIRANJIVI   m   Indian, Hindi, Telugu
Means "long-lived, infinite" in Sanskrit.
CHIZQIYAHU   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of HEZEKIAH.
CHLODOCHAR   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of LOTHAR.
CHLODOVECH   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of LUDWIG.
CHRISTIAAN   m   Dutch
Dutch form of CHRISTIAN.
CHRISTOPHE   m   French
French form of CHRISTOPHER.
CLEMENTIUS   m   Late Roman
Derivative of Clemens (see CLEMENT).
CLODOVICUS   m   Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of Chlodovech (see LUDWIG).
COLUMBANUS   m   Late Roman
This name can be viewed as a derivative of COLUMBA or a Latinized form of COLUMBAN, both derivations being approximately equivalent. This is the name of Saint Columban in Latin sources.
CONCHOBHAR   m   Irish, Irish Mythology
Original Irish form of CONOR.
CONSTANTIN   m   Romanian, French
Romanian and French form of Constantinus (see CONSTANTINE).
CORRAIDHÍN   m   Ancient Irish
Means "little spear", derived from Irish corradh "spear" and a diminutive suffix.
COSTANTINO   m   Italian
Italian form of Constantinus (see CONSTANTINE).
CRISTOFORO   m   Italian
Italian form of CHRISTOPHER.
CUAUHTÉMOC   m   Native American, Nahuatl
Means "falling eagle" in Nahuatl. This was the name of the last Aztec emperor, ruling until he was captured and executed by the Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés in the year 1525.
CÚCHULAINN   m   Irish Mythology
Means "hound of Culann" in Irish. This was the usual name of the warrior hero who was named Sétanta at birth, given to him because he took the place of one of Culann's hounds after he accidentally killed it. Irish legend tells of Cúchulainn's many adventures, including his single-handed defense of Ulster against the army of queen Medb.
DEMOCRITUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Δημοκριτος (Demokritos), a Greek name meaning "judge of the people" from the elements δημος (demos) "the people" and κριτης (krites) "judge, critic". This was the name of a Greek philosopher, the creator of the atomic theory.
DEMOKRITOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of DEMOCRITUS.
DESIDERIUS   m   Late Roman
Derived from Latin desiderium "longing, desire". It was the name of several early saints. It was also borne in the 8th century by the last king of the Lombard Kingdom.
DIOCLETIAN   m   History
From the Roman cognomen Diocletianus, a derivative of DIOKLES. This was the name of a Roman emperor of the 3rd and 4th centuries. He is remembered for persecuting Christians, but he also reformed and stabilized the crumbling Empire.
DOMITIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of DOMITIAN.
DONATIANUS   m   Late Roman
Derivative of Donatus (see DONATO). This was the name of a few early saints.
DONNDUBHÁN   m   Ancient Irish
Composed of the Gaelic element donn "brown" combined with dubh "dark" and a diminutive suffix.
EFSTATHIOS   m   Greek
Modern Greek form of EUSTATHIOS.
EJIROGHENE   m & f   Western African, Urhobo
Means "praise God" in Urhobo.
EMERENTIUS   m   Late Roman
Derived from Latin emereo meaning "to fully deserve".
ENGUERRAND   m   Medieval French
Medieval French form of the Germanic name Engilram, which was composed of the elements Angil, the name of a Germanic tribe known in English as the Angles, and hramn "raven". This was the name of several French nobles from Picardy.
EPIMETHEUS   m   Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek επιμηθεια (epimetheia) meaning "hindsight, hindthought". In Greek mythology he was a Titan, the brother of the god of forethought Prometheus.
EPIPHANIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of EPIFANIO.
EPIPHANIUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Epiphanios (see EPIFANIO).
ERMINIGILD   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of HERMENEGILDO.
ESPIRIDIÓN   m   Spanish
Spanish form of SPYRIDON.
EUSTACHIUS   m   Late Roman
Possibly from the Greek name EUSTACHYS or from the same source. This (or Eustathius) is the Latin name of Saint Eustace.
EUSTATHIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of EUSTATHIUS.
EUSTATHIUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ευσταθιος (Eustathios), derived from the Greek word ευσταθης (eustathes) meaning "well-built, stable". It is ultimately from ευ (eu) "good" and ‘ιστημι (histemi) "to stand, to set up". This was the name of a few early saints, including the 2nd-century martyr also known as Eustachius (see Eustace).
EUSTORGIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of EUSTORGIO.
EUSTORGIUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Eustorgios (see EUSTORGIO).
FEARDORCHA   m   Irish
Means "dark man" from Gaelic fear "man" and dorcha "dark".
FELICIANUS   m   Late Roman
Original Latin form of FELICIANO.
FERDINANDO   m   Italian
Italian form of FERDINAND.
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.
FLORENTINO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of FLORENTINUS.
FLORENTIUS   m   Late Roman
Original masculine form of FLORENCE.
FORTUNATUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of FORTUNATO.
FRANCISCUS   m   Late Roman, Dutch
Original form of FRANCIS.
FRANCISQUE   m   French
French variant of Franciscus (see FRANCIS), now somewhat archaic.
FRANCISZEK   m   Polish
Polish form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANTZISCU   m   Sardinian
Sardinian form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRANTZISKO   m   Basque
Basque form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
FRIEDEMANN   m   German
Means "man of peace" from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and man "man".
FULGENTIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of FULGENCIO.
GABRIELIUS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of GABRIEL.
GALCHOBHAR   m   Ancient Irish
Means "foreign help" in Irish.
GIANFRANCO   m   Italian
Combination of GIANNI and FRANCO (2).
GIOACCHINO   m   Italian
Italian form of JOACHIM.
GOTTSCHALK   m   German (Archaic)
Derived from the Germanic elements god "god" and scalc "servant". Saint Gottschalk was a (perhaps spurious) 11th-century prince of the Wends who was martyred by his brother-in-law.
GUÐBRANDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of GUDBRAND.
GUÐFRIÐR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse cognate of GODAFRID.
HABIBULLAH   m   Arabic
Means "friend of ALLAH", from Arabic حبيب (habib) meaning "friend" combined with الله (Allah).
HALLSTEINN   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of HALSTEIN.
HALLVARÐR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of HALVARD.
HELIODOROS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of HELIODORO.
HEPHAESTUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek ‘Ηφαιστος (Hephaistos), meaning unknown. It probably shares its origin with the Minoan city of Φαιστος (Phaistos), which is of Pre-Greek origin. In Greek mythology Hephaestus was the god of fire and forging, the husband of the unfaithful Aphrodite. It was said that when he was born Hera, his mother, was so displeased with his physical deformities that she hurled him off the top of Mount Olympus.
HEPHAISTOS   m   Greek Mythology
Greek form of HEPHAESTUS.
HERAKLEIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of HERACLIUS.
HERMAGORAS   m   Ancient Greek
Means "born of Hermes" from the name of the messenger god HERMES combined with Greek αγορα (agora) meaning "assembly, marketplace". Saint Hermagoras (3rd century) was the first bishop of Aquileia in Italy.
HERMOGENES   m   Ancient Greek
Means "born of Hermes" from the name of the messenger god HERMES combined with Greek γενης (genes) "born".
HIERONYMOS   m   Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of JEROME.
HIERONYMUS   m   German, Dutch (Archaic), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latin form of JEROME used in Germany and the Netherlands. Hieronymus Bosch was a 15th-century Dutch painter known for his depictions of the torments of hell.
HIEZECIHEL   m   Biblical Latin
Biblical Latin form of EZEKIEL.
HILDEBRAND   m   German (Archaic), Ancient Germanic
Means "battle sword", derived from the Germanic element hild "battle" combined with brand "sword". This was the name of the hero of an 8th-century poem written in Old High German.
HILDIBERHT   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of HILDEBERT.
HIPPOLYTOS   m   Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Means "freer of horses" from Greek ‘ιππος (hippos) "horse" and λυω (luo) "to loosen". In Greek legend he was the son of Theseus who was tragically loved by his stepmother Phaedra. This was also the name of a 3rd-century theologian, saint and martyr.
HOKOLESQUA   m   Native American, Shawnee
Means "cornstalk" in Shawnee. This was the name of an 18th-century Shawnee chief.
HORTENSIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Masculine form of HORTENSIA.
HRÓÐGEIRR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse cognate of Hrodger (see ROGER).
HRÓÐVALDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ROALD.
HYACINTHUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name ‘Υακινθος (Hyakinthos), which was derived from the name of the hyacinth flower. In Greek legend Hyakinthos was accidentally killed by Apollo, who caused a lily to arise from his blood. The name was also borne by several early saints, notably a 3rd-century martyr who was killed with his brother Protus.
HYEON-JEONG   f & m   Korean
From Sino-Korean (hyeon) meaning "virtuous, worthy, able" or (hyeon) meaning "shine, glitter" combined with (jeong) meaning "court" or (jeong) meaning "virtuous, chaste, loyal". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
IARFHLAITH   m   Irish
Composed of the Irish elements ior, of unknown meaning, and flaith "lord". Saint Iarfhlaith was a 6th-century bishop from Galway, Ireland.
INNOKENTIY   m   Russian
Russian form of Innocentius (see INNOCENT).
JAGANNATHA   m   Hinduism
Means "master of the world" from Sanskrit जगत् (jagat) meaning "world" and नाथ (natha) meaning "master". This is a title of the Hindu gods Vishnu and Krishna.
JAROSLAVAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of JAROSŁAW.
JEHOIACHIN   m   Biblical
Means "established by YAHWEH" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a king of Judah. Also known as Jeconiah, he was imprisoned in Babylon by Nebuchadnezzar after a brief reign in the early 6th century BC.
JEHONATHAN   m   Biblical
From the Hebrew name יְהוֹנָתָן (Yehonatan), the full form of JONATHAN. This is the name of a few minor characters in the Old Testament.
KASSANDROS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of CASSANDER.
KAZIMIERAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of CASIMIR.
KLEOPATROS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek masculine form of CLEOPATRA.
KONSTANTYN   m   Polish
Polish form of CONSTANTINE.
KOSTYANTYN   m   Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of CONSTANTINE.
KRISTOFFER   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of CHRISTOPHER.
KRISTOPHER   m   English
Variant of CHRISTOPHER.
LAURENTIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Ancient Roman form of LAURENCE (1).
LAVRENTIOS   m   Greek
Greek form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LEACHLAINN   m   Irish
Short form of MAELEACHLAINN.
LEUDOBERCT   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of LUBBERT.
LIBERATORE   m   Italian
Means "liberator" in Italian.
LYSIMACHOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of LYSIMACHUS.
LYSIMACHUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Λυσιμαχος (Lysimachos), derived from λυσις (lysis) "a release, loosening" and μαχη (mache) "battle". This was the name of one of the generals under Alexander the Great. After Alexander's death Lysimachus took control of Thrace.
MÁEL COLUIM   m   Scottish
Gaelic form of MALCOLM.
MÁEL MÁEDÓC   m   Ancient Irish
Means "disciple of Saint MÁEDÓC" in Irish. Saint Máel Máedóc (also known as Malachy) was a 12th-century archbishop of Armagh.
MARCELINHO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of MARCELO.
MARCELLINO   m   Italian
Italian form of MARCELLINUS.
MARQUINHOS   m   Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of MARCOS.
MATTANYAHU   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MATTANIAH.
MATTITHIAH   m   Biblical
Form of Mattityahu (see MATTHEW) used in the English Old Testament, where it belongs to a few minor characters.
MATTITYAHU   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of MATTHEW.
MAXIMIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from MAXIMUS.
MAXIMILIÁN   m   Slovak
Slovak form of Maximilianus (see MAXIMILIAN).
MAXIMILIAN   m   German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Roman name Maximilianus, which was derived from MAXIMUS. It was borne by a 3rd-century saint and martyr. In the 15th century the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick III gave this name to his son and eventual heir. In this case it was a blend of the names of the Roman generals Fabius Maximus and Cornelius Scipio Aemilianus (see EMILIANO), who Frederick admired. It was subsequently borne by a second Holy Roman Emperor, two kings of Bavaria, and a short-lived Habsburg emperor of Mexico.
MAXIMILIEN   m   French
French form of Maximilianus (see MAXIMILIAN).
MELANTHIOS   m   Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek μελας (melas) "black, dark" and ανθος (anthos) "flower". In Homer's epic the 'Odyssey' this is the name of an insolent goatherd killed by Odysseus.
MELCHIORRE   m   Italian
Italian form of MELCHIOR.
MENASHSHEH   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MANASSEH.
MERIWETHER   m   English (Rare)
From a surname meaning "happy weather" in Middle English, originally belonging to a cheery person. A notable bearer of the name was Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809), who, with William Clark, explored the west of North America.
METHUSELAH   m   Biblical
Means "man of the dart" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is the father of Lamech and the grandfather of Noah. He lived to age 969, making him the longest-lived person in the Bible.
MIECZYSŁAW   m   Polish
Derived from the Slavic element mechi "sword" combined with slava "glory".
MIERVALDIS   m   Latvian
Latvian name derived from the Baltic elements mier "peace" and vald "rule".
MONTGOMERY   m   English
From an English surname meaning "GUMARICH's mountain" in Norman French. A notable bearer of this surname was Bernard Montgomery (1887-1976), a British army commander during World War II.
NATHANAHEL   m   Biblical Latin
Form of NATHANAEL used in the Latin Bible.
NICOSTRATO   m   Italian
Italian form of NIKOSTRATOS.
NIKEPHOROS   m & f   Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Means "carrying victory" from Greek νικη (nike) "victory" and φερω (phero) "to carry, to bear". This name was borne by several Byzantine emperors, including the 10th-century Nikephoros II Phokas. Besides being a masculine personal name, it was also a title borne by the goddess Athena.
NIKOMACHOS   m   Ancient Greek
Means "battle of victory" from Greek νικη (nike) "victory" and μαχη (mache) "battle".
NOUREDDINE   m   Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of NUR AD-DIN (chiefly Maghrebi).
OCTAVIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of OCTAVIAN.
OGHENEKARO   m & f   Western African, Urhobo
Means "God first" in Urhobo.
OLAMILEKAN   m   Western African, Yoruba
Means "my wealth is increased" in Yoruba.
OLANREWAJU   m   Western African, Yoruba
Means "my wealth is the future" or "my wealth is moving forward" in Yoruba.
OLEKSANDER   m   Ukrainian
Variant transcription of OLEKSANDR.
OLUWASEGUN   m & f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "God has been victorious" in Yoruba.
OLUWATOYIN   m & f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "God is worthy to be praised" in Yoruba.
OMOBOLANLE   f & m   Western African, Yoruba
Means "a child who met wealth at home" in Yoruba.
OTGONBAYAR   m & f   Mongolian
Means "youngest joy" in Mongolian.
PANAGIOTIS   m   Greek
From the Greek title of the Virgin Mary Παναγια (Panagia) meaning "all holy", derived from παν (pan) "all" combined with ‘αγιος (hagios) "devoted to the gods, sacred".
PANAYIOTIS   m   Greek
Variant transcription of PANAGIOTIS.
PANCRATIUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Πανκρατιος (Pankratios), derived from παν (pan) "all" and κρατος (kratos) "power". Early Byzantine Christians used this as a title of Christ. It was borne by two saints, a 1st-century Sicilian martyr and a semi-legendary 4th-century Roman martyr.
PANKRATIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of PANCRATIUS.
PANTALEONE   m   Italian
Italian form of PANTALEON.
PARASKEVAS   m   Greek, Late Greek
Masculine form of PARASKEVE.
PASQUALINO   m   Italian
Diminutive of PASQUALE.
PELLEGRINO   m   Italian
Italian form of Peregrinus (see PEREGRINE).
PEREGRINUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of PEREGRINE.
PHILANDROS   m   Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of PHILANDER.
PHILOTHEOS   m   Ancient Greek
Means "friend of god" from Greek φιλος (philos) "lover, friend" and θεος (theos) "god".
POLYDEUKES   m   Greek Mythology
Greek form of POLLUX.
POLYKARPOS   m   Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of POLYCARP.
PORPHYRIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of PORFIRIO.
PRABHAKARA   m   Hinduism
Means "light maker", derived from Sanskrit प्रभा (prabha) meaning "light" and कर (kara) meaning "maker". This is a name given to the sun in Hindu texts. It was also borne by a medieval Hindu scholar.
PRANCIŠKUS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of FRANCIS.
PRAXITELES   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek elements πραξις (praxis) "action, exercise" and τελος (telos) "aim, goal". This was the name of a 4th-century BC sculptor from Athens.
PRIMITIVUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name which meant "first formed". Saint Primitivus was a 3rd-century Spanish martyr.
PROMETHEUS   m   Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek προμηθεια (prometheia) meaning "foresight, forethought". In Greek myth he was the Titan who gave the knowledge of fire to mankind. For doing this he was punished by Zeus, who had him chained to a rock and caused an eagle to feast daily on his liver, which regenerated itself each night. Herakles eventually freed him.
PRUDENTIUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name derived from prudens "prudence, good judgement". This was the name of a 9th-century bishop of Troyes. He is considered a local saint there.
PRZEMYSŁAW   m   Polish
Medieval variant of PRZEMYSŁ, with the addition of the Slavic element slava.
PTOLEMAIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of PTOLEMY.
PYTHAGORAS   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from PYTHIOS, a name of Apollo, combined with Greek αγορα (agora) meaning "assembly, marketplace". This was the name of a 6th-century BC Greek philosopher and mathematician from Samos. He was the founder of a school of philosophy whose members believed that numbers described the universe.
QUINTILIAN   m   History
From the Roman cognomen Quintilianus, which was itself derived from the Roman name QUINTILLUS. A notable bearer was the 1st-century rhetorician Marcus Fabius Quintilianus, simply known as Quintilian in English.
QUINTILLUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen derived from the given name QUINTUS.
RADZIMIERZ   m   Polish (Rare)
Polish form of RADOMIR.
RAGEMPRAND   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of REMBRANDT.
RAMESHVARA   m   Hinduism
Means "lord of Rama", derived from the name of the Hindu god RAMA (1) combined with Sanskrit ईश्वर (ishvara) meaning "lord, god". This is another name for the Hindu god Shiva.
RYUUNOSUKE   m   Japanese
From Japanese 竜, 龍 (ryuu) meaning "dragon" or (ryuu) meaning "noble, prosperous" combined with (no), a possessive marker, and (suke) meaning "forerunner, herald". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
SABAHATTİN   m   Turkish
Turkish form of SABAH UD-DIN.
SABAH UD-DIN   m   Arabic (Rare)
Means "morning of religion", derived from Arabic صباح (sabah) "morning" and دين (din) "religion".
SALAH AL-DIN   m   Arabic
Means "righteousness of religion" from Arabic صلاح (salah) "righteousness" combined with دين (din) "religion, faith". A famous bearer of this name was the sultan Salah al-Din Yusuf Ibn Ayyub, known in the western world as Saladin, the founder of the Ayyubid dynasty in Egypt in the 12th century. He recaptured Jerusalem from the crusaders and repelled the invaders of the Third Crusade. Salah al-Din was an honourific; his birth name was Yusuf.
SALATHIHEL   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of SALATHIEL.
SATURNINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen derived from the name of the Roman god Saturnus (see SATURN). This was the name of several early saints.
SEBASTIAAN   m   Dutch
Dutch form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
SEBASTIANO   m   Italian
Italian form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
SEBASTIJAN   m   Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
SECUNDINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name derived from the praenomen SECUNDUS. Saint Secundinus, also known as Seachnall, was a 5th-century assistant to Saint Patrick who became the first bishop of Dunshaughlin.
SELÂHATTİN   m   Turkish
Turkish form of SALAH AL-DIN.
SELAHATTİN   m   Turkish
Turkish form of SALAH AL-DIN.
SEONG-HYEON   m & f   Korean
From Sino-Korean (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" combined with (hyeon), which refers to a device used to lift a tripod cauldron. Other hanja character combinations are possible.
SERAPHINUS   m   Late Roman
Masculine form of SERAPHINA.
SEVERIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from SEVERUS.
SHAMS AL-DIN   m   Arabic
From Arabic شَمس (shams) meaning "sun" and دين (din) meaning "religion, faith".
SHAMSUDDIN   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of SHAMS AL-DIN.
SHARRU-KINU   m   Ancient Near Eastern
Akkadian form of SARGON.
SIDDHARTHA   m   Sanskrit, Bengali
Means "one who has accomplished a goal", derived from Sanskrit सिद्ध (siddha) meaning "accomplished" and अर्थ (artha) meaning "goal". Siddhartha Gautama was the real name of Buddha.
SITHEMBILE   f & m   Southern African, Zulu
Means "we trust" in Zulu.
SOMARLIÐR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of SOMERLED.
SOPHRONIOS   m   Late Greek
Greek form of SOPHRONIUS.
SOPHRONIUS   m   Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Σωφρονιος (Sophronios), which was derived from Greek σωφρων (sophron) "self-controlled, sensible". Saint Sophronius was a 7th-century patriarch of Jerusalem.
SVANTEPOLK   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of SVYATOPOLK. It was borne by the prominent 13th-century Swedish nobleman Svantepolk Knutsson. He may have been named after a relative of his Pomeranian mother.
SVYATOPOLK   m   Russian (Rare)
Means "blessed people" from the Slavic elements svetu "blessed, holy" and pulku "people, host, army".
SVYATOSLAV   m   Russian, Ukrainian
Derived from the Slavic elements svetu "blessed, holy" and slava "glory".
TARQUINIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of TARQUIN.
TÉLESPHORE   m   French (Rare)
French form of the Greek name Τελεσφορος (Telesphoros) which means "bringing fulfillment" or "bearing fruit". Saint Telesphorus was a 2nd-century pope and martyr.
TEUTORIGOS   m   Ancient Celtic
Older form of TUDOR (1).
THEOCRITUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Θεοκριτος (Theokritos), a Greek name which meant "judge of god" from θεος (theos) "god" and κριτης (krites) "judge, critic". This was the name of a 3rd-century BC Greek poet.
THEODOSIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of THEODOSIUS.
THEODOSIUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Θεοδοσιος (Theodosios) which meant "giving to god", derived from θεος (theos) "god" and δοσις (dosis) "giving". Saint Theodosius of Palestine was a monk who founded a monastery near Bethlehem in the 5th century. This also was the name of emperors of the Eastern Roman and Byzantine Empires.
THEODOULOS   m   Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of THEODULUS.
THEOKRITOS   m   Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of THEOCRITUS.
THEOPHANES   m   Ancient Greek
Means "manifestation of God" from Greek θεος (theos) "god" and φανης (phanes) "appearing". This name was borne by a few saints, including an 8th-century chronicler from Constantinople and a 19th-century Russian Orthodox saint, Theophanes the Recluse, who is Феофан (Feofan) in Russian. Another famous bearer was a 14th-century Byzantine icon painter active in Moscow.
THEOPHILOS   m   Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of THEOPHILUS.
THEOPHILUS   m   Biblical, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Θεοφιλος (Theophilos) which meant "friend of god", derived from θεος (theos) "god" and φιλος (philos) "friend". In the New Testament the evangelist Luke addresses his gospel and the Book of Acts to a man named Theophilus.
THEUDOBALD   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of THEOBALD.
THEUDOFRID   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of DIETFRIED.
ÞIUDREIKS   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic (Gothic) form of THEODORIC.
ÞÓRFREÐR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements Þórr (see THOR) and friðr "peace".
ÞÓRKETILL   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of TORKEL.
ÞÓRSTEINN   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of TORSTEN.
THUCYDIDES   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Θουκυδιδης (Thoukydides), derived from θεος (theos) "god" (genitive θεου) and κυδος (kydos) "glory" with the patronymic suffix ιδης (ides). This was the name of a 5th-century BC Athenian historian.
TIGHEARNÁN   m   Irish
Means "little lord" from Irish Gaelic tigern "lord" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of a 12th-century king of Breifne in Ireland.
TZIDKIYAHU   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ZEDEKIAH.
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