Browse Names

This is a list of names in which the gender is masculine; and the length is 12.
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AGATHANGELOS   m   Late Greek
Means "bearer of good news", derived from Greek αγαθος (agathos) "good" and αγγελος (angelos) "messenger, angel". Saint Agathangelus of Rome was a 4th-century deacon who was martyred during the persecutions of the emperor Diocletian.
ARISTOPHANES   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek elements αριστος (aristos) "best" and φανης (phanes) "appearing". This was the name of a 5th-century BC Athenian playwright.
BARTHOLOMÄUS   m   German (Rare)
German form of BARTHOLOMEW.
BARTHOLOMEUS   m   Dutch, Biblical Latin
Dutch and Latin form of BARTHOLOMEW.
BERAHTHRABAN   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of BERTRAM, using an extended form of the second element.
BUENAVENTURA   m   Spanish
Spanish form of BONAVENTURA.
CHIYEMBEKEZO   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "hope" in Chewa.
Modern Greek transcription of CHRISTOPHER.
CONSTANTINUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of CONSTANTINE.
DARAYAVAHUSH   m   Ancient Persian
Old Persian form of DARIUS.
DIOCLETIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of DIOCLETIAN.
DIONYSODOROS   m   Ancient Greek
Means "gift of Dionysos" from the name of the god DIONYSOS combined with Greek δωρον (doron) "gift".
EPAPHRODITOS   m   Ancient Greek
Means "lovely, charming", derived from Greek επι (epi) "on" combined with the name of the Greek love goddess APHRODITE.
GIAMBATTISTA   m   Italian
Combination of GIANNI and BATTISTA, given in honour of Saint John the Baptist.
HERMENEGILDO   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of a Visigothic name which meant "complete sacrifice" from the Germanic elements ermen "whole, entire" and gild "sacrifice, value". It was borne by a 6th-century saint, the son of Liuvigild the Visigothic king of Hispania.
JEAN-BAPTISTE   m   French
Combination of JEAN (1) and BAPTISTE, referring to Saint John the Baptist.
KISECAWCHUCK   m   Native American, Cree
Means "daystar" in Cree. This was the name of a 19th-century Cree chief.
Greek form of Constantinus (see CONSTANTINE).
LEMMINKÄINEN   m   Finnish Mythology
Meaning unknown, possibly related to Finnish lempi "love". In the Finnish epic the 'Kalevala' this is the name of an arrogant hero. After he was killed his mother fetched his body from the River of Death and restored him to life. He is sometimes identified with the god Ahti.
MASSIMILIANO   m   Italian
Italian form of MAXIMILIAN.
MATHGHAMHAIN   m   Ancient Irish
Means "bear" in Irish Gaelic. This was the name of a brother of the Irish king Brian Boru.
MAXIMILIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman form of MAXIMILIAN.
MICHELANGELO   m   Italian
From Italian, meaning "MICHAEL angel", referring to the archangel Michael. The Renaissance painter and sculptor Michelangelo Buonarroti, from Florence, was the man who created such great works of art as the statue of David and the mural on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. This name was also borne by the Baroque artist Michelangelo Merisi, better known as Caravaggio.
Means "mariner" in Gaelic. This was the name of a 6th-century Irish high king.
NAIRYOSANGHA   m   Persian Mythology
Derived from Avestan nairyo "male" and sangha "word". Nairyosangha was a Zoroastrian Yazata (or angel) who served as a messenger for Ahura Mazda.
ODESERUNDIYE   m   Native American, Mohawk
Means "lightning has struck" in Mohawk. This was the name of an 18th-century Mohawk chief, also called John Deseronto.
OLUFUNMILAYO   f & m   Western African, Yoruba
Means "God gave me joy" in Yoruba.
OLUFUNMILOLA   f & m   Western African, Yoruba
Means "God gives me wealth" in Yoruba.
OLYMPIODOROS   m   Ancient Greek
From OLYMPOS, the name of the mountain home of the Greek gods, combined with Greek δωρον (doron) "gift".
ONYEKACHUKWU   m & f   Western African, Igbo
Variant of ONYEKACHI, using Chukwu as the last element, which is the extended form of Chi meaning "God".
Diminutive of PANAGIOTIS.
PURUSHOTTAMA   m   Hinduism
Means "the best man" from Sanskrit पुरुष (purusha) meaning "man" and उत्तम (uttama) meaning "highest". This is another name of either of the Hindu gods Vishnu or Krishna.
QUETZALCOATL   m   Aztec and Toltec Mythology
Means "feathered snake" in Nahuatl, derived from quetzalli "feather" and coatl "snake". In Aztec and other Mesoamerican mythology he was the god of the sky, wind, and knowledge, also associated with the morning star. According to one legend he created the humans of this age using the bones of humans from the previous age and adding his own blood.
QUINTILIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of QUINTILIAN.
SIBONAKALISO   m & f   Southern African, Zulu
From Zulu isibonakaliso meaning "sign, token, proof".
TEZCATLIPOCA   m   Aztec and Toltec Mythology
Means "smoking mirror" in Nahuatl. In Aztec and other Mesoamerican mythology he was one of the chief gods, associated with the night sky, winds, war, and the north. Like his rival Quetzalcoatl, he was a creator god.
THEMISTOCLES   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Θεμιστοκλης (Themistokles) meaning "glory of the law", from θεμις (themis) "law of nature, divine law" (genitive θεμιστος) and κλεος (kleos) "glory". This was the name of an Athenian statesman and general who was victorious over the Persians in the Battle of Salamis.
THEMISTOKLES   m   Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of THEMISTOCLES.
Modern Greek form of THEMISTOCLES.
Modern Greek form of THEOPHYLAKTOS.
WICKANINNISH   m   Native American, Nuu-chah-nulth
Possibly means "having no one in front of him in the canoe" in the Nuu-chah-nulth (or Nootka) language. This was the name of a chief of the Clayoquot in the late 18th century, at the time of European contact.
ZARATHUSHTRA   m   Ancient Persian
Ancient Avestan form of ZARATHUSTRA.
ZIYA UR-RAHMAN   m   Arabic
Means "splendour of the merciful" from Arabic ضياء (diya) meaning "splendour, light, glow" combined with رحمن (rahman) meaning "merciful".
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