Browse Names

This is a list of names in which the gender is masculine; and the length is 3.
There are 417 names matching your criteria.

ABE (1)   m   English, Jewish
Short form of ABRAHAM.
ABE (2)   m   Frisian, Dutch
Variant of ABBE.
ABU   m   Arabic
Means "father of" in Arabic. This is commonly used as an element in a kunya, which is a type of Arabic nickname. The element is combined with the name of one of the bearer's children (usually the eldest son)... [more]
ACA   m   Serbian, Macedonian
Serbian and Macedonian diminutive of ALEKSANDAR.
ACE (1)   m   English
From the English word meaning "highest rank". More commonly a nickname, it is occasionally used as a given name.
ACE (2)   m   Macedonian
Macedonian diminutive of ALEXANDER.
ACO   m   Macedonian, Serbian
Macedonian and Serbian diminutive of ALEKSANDAR.
ADE (1)   m & f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "crown" in Yoruba, also a short form of other Yoruba names beginning with this element.
ADE (2)   m   Frisian
Variant of ADDE.
ADI (1)   f & m   Hebrew
Means "jewel" or "ornament" in Hebrew.
ADI (2)   m   Indonesian
Means "first" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit आदि (adi).
ÁED   m   Ancient Irish, Irish Mythology
Older form of AODH.
ÅGE   m   Norwegian
Norwegian form of ÁKI.
AGE (1)   m   Frisian
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element agil meaning "edge (of a sword), blade".
AGI   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element ag meaning "edge of a sword".
ÅKE   m   Swedish
Swedish form of ÁKI.
ÁKI   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse diminutive of names containing the element anu "ancestor, father".
AKI (1)   m   Finnish
Short form of JOAKIM.
AKU   m   Finnish
Short form of AUKUSTI.
ALA   m   Arabic
Means "excellence, elevation" in Arabic.
ALE (1)   m & f   Finnish, Italian, Spanish
Finnish short form of ALEKSANTERI or ALEKSI, an Italian short form of ALESSANDRO, and a Spanish short form of ALEJANDRO or ALEJANDRA.
ALE (2)   m   Frisian
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element adal meaning "noble".
ALF (1)   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse alfr "elf". In Norse legend this was the name of king, the suitor of a reluctant maiden named Alfhild... [more]
ALF (2)   m   English
Short form of ALFRED.
ALF (3)   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Short form of ADOLF.
'ALI   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of ALI (1).
ALI (1)   m   Arabic, Persian, Pakistani, Urdu, Pashto, Indonesian, Malay
Means "lofty, sublime" in Arabic. Ali was a cousin and son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad and the fourth caliph to rule the Muslim world... [more]
ALİ   m   Turkish, Azerbaijani
Turkish and Azerbaijani form of ALI (1).
ALP   m   Turkish
Means "hero" in Turkish.
ALV   m   Norwegian
Variant of ALF (1).
AMÉ   m   Medieval French
Old French form of AIMÉ.
AMI (1)   m   Biblical
Means "trustworthy, reliable" in Hebrew. This was the name of a servant of King Solomon in the Old Testament.
ANE (2)   m   Frisian
Short form of names beginning with the Germanic element arn "eagle".
ANU (2)   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Babylonian form of AN (2).
AOD   m   Biblical Greek
Form of EHUD used in the Greek Old Testament.
AOI   f & m   Japanese
From Japanese (aoi) meaning "hollyhock, althea" or an adjectival form of (ao) meaning "green, blue"... [more]
ARA   m   Armenian, Armenian Mythology
Meaning unknown, possibly of Sumerian origin. In Armenian legend this was the name of an Armenian king who was so handsome that the Assyrian queen Semiramis went to war to capture him.
ARI (1)   m   Hebrew
Means "lion" in Hebrew.
ARI (2)   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Finnish
Old Norse byname meaning "eagle".
ARI (3)   m   Armenian
Means "brave" in Armenian.
ARN   m   English
Short form of ARNOLD.
ART   m   English
Short form of ARTHUR.
ASA   m   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Possibly means "healer" in Hebrew. This name was borne by the third king of Judah, as told in the Old Testament.
ASH   m & f   English
Short form of ASHLEY. It can also come directly from the English word denoting either the tree or the residue of fire.
ASK   m   Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse askr "ash tree". In Norse mythology Ask and his wife Embla were the first humans created by the gods.
ATA (1)   m   Turkish
Means "ancestor" in Turkish.
ATA (2)   m   Arabic
Means "gift" in Arabic.
AVI   m   Hebrew
Means "my father" in Hebrew. It is also a diminutive of AVRAHAM or AVIRAM.
AYO   f & m   Western African, Yoruba
Means "joy" in Yoruba, or a short form of names containing that element.
BAI   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (bái) meaning "white, pure", (bǎi) meaning "one hundred, many" or (bǎi) meaning "cypress tree, cedar" (which is usually only masculine)... [more]
BẢO   m   Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (bảo) meaning "protection, security".
BAO   f & m   Chinese
From Chinese (bǎo) meaning "treasure, jewel, precious, rare", (bāo) meaning "praise, honour" or (bāo) meaning "bud" (which is usually only feminine)... [more]
BAS   m   Dutch
Short form of SEBASTIAAN.
BAZ   m   English (British)
Diminutive of BARRY or BASIL (1).
BEN (1)   m   English, German, Dutch
Short form of BENJAMIN or BENEDICT. A notable bearer was Ben Jonson (1572-1637), an English poet and playwright.
BEN (2)   m   Dutch
Short form of BERNHARD and other Germanic names beginning with the element bern meaning "bear".
BÈR   m   Limburgish
Variant of BAER.
BER   m   Yiddish
Means "bear" in Yiddish, a vernacular form of Dov.
BOB   m   English, Dutch
Short form of ROBERT. It arose later than Dob, Hob and Nob, which were medieval rhyming nicknames of Robert... [more]
BOR   m   Slovene
Short form of names containing bor, such as BORISLAV or BORIS. It is also a South Slavic word meaning "pine tree".
BUD   m   English
Short form of BUDDY.
BÚI   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of BO (1).
BUZ   m   Biblical
Means "contempt" in Hebrew. This is the name of a son of ABRAHAM's brother Nahor in the Old Testament.
CAI (1)   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Variant of KAI (1).
CAJ   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Variant of KAI (1).
CAL   m   English
Short form of CALVIN.
CAM (2)   m & f   English
Short form of CAMERON.
CAN   m   Turkish
Means "soul, life" in Turkish.
CAS   m   Dutch
Short form of CASPER.
CEM   m   Turkish
Turkish form of JAM.
CHE   m   Spanish
From an Argentine expression meaning "hey!". This nickname was acquired by the Argentine revolutionary Ernesto Guevara while he was in Cuba.
CHI (2)   m & f   Mythology, Western African, Igbo
Means "god, spirtual being" in Igbo, referring to the personal spiritual guardian that each person is believed to have. Christian Igbo people use it as a name for the personal Christian god... [more]
CHÍ   m   Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (chí) meaning "will, spirit".
COL   m   Medieval English
Medieval short form of NICHOLAS.
COY   m   English
From a surname which meant "quiet, shy, coy" from Middle English coi.
ČRT   m   Slovene
Short form of ČRTOMIR.
DAG   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Derived from Old Norse dagr meaning "day".
DAI   m   Welsh
Derived from the old Celtic word dei meaning "to shine". This name is also used as a Welsh diminutive of DAVID.
DAN (1)   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Means "he judged" in Hebrew. Dan in the Old Testament is one of the twelve sons of Jacob by Rachel's servant Bilhah, and the founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel... [more]
DAN (3)   m   Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
From the Old Norse byname Danr meaning "a Dane". This was the name of several semi-legendary Danish kings.
DAR   f & m   Hebrew
Means "mother-of-pearl, nacre" in Hebrew.
DAW   m   Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of DAVID.
DAX   m   English
From an English surname which was derived either from the town of Dax in France or else from the Old English given name Dæcca (of unknown meaning).
DEE   f & m   English
Short form of names beginning with D. It may also be given in reference to the Dee River in Scotland.
DEN   m   English
Short form of DENNIS.
DEO   m   Indian
Variant of DEV.
DES   m   English
Short form of DESMOND.
DEV   m   Indian
Derived from Sanskrit देव (deva) meaning "god".
DEX   m   English
Short form of DEXTER.
DOM   m   English
Short form of DOMINIC.
DON   m   English
Short form of DONALD.
DOR   m & f   Hebrew
Means "generation" in Hebrew.
DOV   m   Hebrew
Means "bear" in Hebrew.
DRE   m   English
Short form of ANDRE.
ĐỨC   m   Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (đức) meaning "virtue".
DWI   m & f   Indonesian
Means "two, second" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit द्वि (dvi).
EAN   m   Manx
Manx form of JOHN.
EDE   m   Hungarian
Diminutive of EDVÁRD or EDUÁRD.
EDI   m   Slovene, Croatian
Slovene diminutive of EDVARD and a Croatian diminutive of EDUARD.
EDU   m   Portuguese
Portuguese short form of EDUARDO.
EFE (1)   m   Turkish
Means "older brother, brave" in Turkish.
EFE (2)   m & f   Western African, Urhobo
Short form of EFEMENA or other names containing efe "wealth".
EKA (1)   m & f   Indonesian
Means "one, first" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit एक (eka).
EKO   m & f   Indonesian, Javanese
Javanese form of EKA (1).
ELI (1)   m   English, Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
Means "ascension" in Hebrew. In the Books of Samuel in the Old Testament he is a high priest of the Israelites. He took the young Samuel into his service and gave him guidance when God spoke to him... [more]
ELI (2)   m   Hebrew
Means "my God" in Hebrew.
ELY   m   English
Variant of ELI (1).
ENU   m & f   Western African, Akan
Means "fifth born child" in Akan.
ERN   m   English
Short form of ERNEST.
ESA   m   Finnish
Finnish form of ISAIAH.
ESE   m   Frisian
Possibly a Frisian form of ANSO.
EUN   m & f   Korean
From Sino-Korean (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" or (eun) meaning "silver, money", as well as other hanja characters which are pronounced in the same way... [more]
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)... [more]
FEN (2)   m   Frisian
Diminutive of Germanic names beginning with the element frid "peace".
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.
GAD   m   Biblical
Means "fortune, luck" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Gad is the first son of Jacob by Leah's slave-girl Zilpah, and the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of the Israelites... [more]
GAL (1)   f & m   Hebrew
Means "wave" in Hebrew.
GAL (2)   m   Slovene
Slovene form of GALLUS.
GAZ   m   English (British)
Diminutive of GARY or GARETH.
GIB   m   English
Medieval diminutive of GILBERT.
GIL (1)   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of GILES.
GIL (2)   m   English
Short form of GILBERT and other names beginning with Gil.
GIL (3)   m   Hebrew
Means "joy, happiness" in Hebrew.
GUL   m & f   Pakistani, Urdu, Pashto
Means "flower, rose" in Urdu and Pashto, ultimately from Persian.
GUO   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (guó) meaning "country" or other Chinese characters pronounced in a similar way.
GUS (1)   m   English, Scottish
Short form of AUGUSTUS or ANGUS.
GUS (2)   m   Greek
Diminutive of CONSTANTINE, used primarily by Greek expatriates.
GUY   m   English, French
Norman French form of WIDO. The Normans introduced it to England, where it was common until the time of Guy Fawkes (1570-1606), a revolutionary who attempted to blow up the British parliament... [more]
HAI   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (hǎi) meaning "sea, ocean" or other characters which are pronounced similarly.
HAL   m   English
Medieval diminutive of HARRY.
HAM   m   Biblical
Means "hot, warm" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Ham is one of Noah's three sons, along with Shem and Japheth... [more]
HED   m & f   Hebrew
Means "echo" in Hebrew.
HOB   m   Medieval English
Medieval short form of ROBERT.
HUA   f & m   Chinese
From Chinese (huá) meaning "splendid, illustrious, Chinese" or (huā) meaning "flower, blossom" (which is usually only feminine)... [more]
HUI   f & m   Chinese
From Chinese (huì) meaning "intelligent, wise" (which is usually only feminine), (huī) meaning "brightness", besides other characters which are pronounced similarly.
HỮU   m   Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (hữu) meaning "friend, companion".
HUW   m   Welsh
Welsh form of HUGH.
HYE   m   Korean
From Sino-Korean (hye) meaning "bright, intelligent" or other characters which are pronounced in the same way... [more]
IAH   m   Egyptian Mythology
Means "moon" in Egyptian. In Egyptian mythology this was the name of a god of the moon, later identified with Thoth.
IAN   m   Scottish, English
Scottish form of JOHN.
IKE   m   English
Diminutive of ISAAC. This was the nickname of the American president Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969), based on the initial sound of his surname.
ILE   m   Macedonian
Macedonian diminutive of ILIJA.
IME (1)   m & f   Western African, Ibibio
Means "patience" in Ibibio.
IME (2)   m & f   Frisian
Short form of names beginning with the Germanic element ermen "whole, universal".
ING   m   Germanic Mythology
From the Germanic *Ingwaz, possibly meaning "ancestor". This was the name of an obscure old Germanic fertility god who was considered the ancestor of the tribe the Ingaevones... [more]
IOB   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JOB used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
ION (1)   m   Basque, Romanian
Basque and Romanian form of JOHN.
ION (2)   m   Greek Mythology
From the name of the Greek tribe the Ionians, of unknown etymology. In Greek mythology he was the son of Creusa and Apollo.
IOU   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of JEHU.
'IRA'   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of IRA (1).
IRA (1)   m   Biblical, English, Hebrew
Means "watchful" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of King David's priest. As an English Christian given name, Ira began to be used after the Protestant Reformation... [more]
İSA   m   Turkish
Turkish form of JESUS.
ISA (1)   m   Arabic
Arabic form of JESUS.
ISA (3)   m   Frisian, Ancient Germanic
Short form of Germanic names beginning with the element is "ice, iron".
ISI   m & f   Native American, Choctaw
Means "deer" in Choctaw.
IVO (1)   m   German, Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, Czech, Ancient Germanic
Germanic name, originally a short form of names beginning with the Germanic element iv meaning "yew". Alternative theories suggest that it may in fact be derived from a cognate Celtic element... [more]
IVO (2)   m   Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Diminutive of IVAN.
IWO   m   Polish
Polish form of IVO (1).
JAE   m   English (Rare)
Variant of JAY (1).
JAI   m   Indian
Variant of JAY (2).
JAM   m   Persian Mythology
Persian form of Avestan Yima, possibly meaning either "twin" or "river". This was the name of a mythological king, more commonly called Jamshid.
JÁN   m   Slovak
Slovak form of JOHANNES.
JAN (1)   m   Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Czech, Polish, Slovene, German, Catalan
Form of JOHANNES. This name was borne by the 15th-century Flemish painter Jan van Eyck and the 17th-century Dutch painter Jan Vermeer.
JAN (3)   m   Medieval English
Medieval English form of JOHN, derived from the Old French form Jehan.
JAY (1)   m   English
Short form of names beginning with the sound J, such as JAMES or JASON. It was originally used in America in honour of founding father John Jay (1749-1825), whose surname was derived from the jaybird.
JAY (2)   m   Indian
Modern transcription of JAYA.
JEB   m   English
Sometimes a diminutive of JACOB. This name may have also resulted from a nickname of James Ewell Brown Stuart (1833-1864), a Confederate general in the American Civil War, which was formed from the initial letters of his three given names.
JED   m   English
Short form of JEDIDIAH.
JEF   m   Dutch
Dutch short form of JOZEF.
JEM   m   English
Diminutive of JEREMY (and formerly of JAMES).
JEP   m   English (Archaic)
Medieval diminutive of GEOFFREY.
JEZ   m   English (British)
Diminutive of JEREMY.
JIA   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (jiā) meaning "good, auspicious, beautiful", (jiā) meaning "home, family", or other characters which are pronounced similarly.
JIE   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (jié) meaning "heroic, outstanding" or other characters which are pronounced similarly.
JIM   m   English
Medieval diminutive of JAMES.
JIN   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (jīn) meaning "gold, metal, money", (jǐn) meaning "tapestry, brocade, embroidered" or (jīn) meaning "ferry"... [more]
JI-U   f & m   Korean
From Sino-Korean (ji) meaning "sesame" or (ji) meaning "will, purpose, ambition" combined with (u) meaning "rain" or (u) meaning "house, eaves, universe"... [more]
JOB   m   Biblical, Dutch
From the Hebrew name אִיּוֹב ('Iyyov) which means "persecuted, hated"... [more]
JOE   m   English
Short form of JOSEPH. Five famous sports figures who have had this name are boxers Joe Louis (1914-1981) and Joe Frazier (1944-), baseball player Joe DiMaggio (1914-1999), and football quarterbacks Joe Namath (1943-) and Joe Montana (1956-).
JÓN   m   Icelandic
Icelandic form of JOHN.
JON (1)   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Basque
Scandinavian and Basque form of JOHN.
JON (2)   m   English
Short form of JONATHAN, or sometimes a variant of JOHN.
JOS   m   Dutch
Dutch short form of JOZEF.
JUN   m & f   Chinese, Korean
From Chinese (jūn) meaning "king, ruler", (jùn) meaning "talented, handsome" (which is usually only masculine) or (jūn) meaning "army" (also usually only masculine)... [more]
KAI (1)   m   Frisian, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Dutch
Meaning uncertain, possibly a Frisian diminutive of GERHARD, NICOLAAS, CORNELIS or GAIUS.
KAI (3)   m & f   Hawaiian
Means "sea" in Hawaiian.
KAJ (1)   m   Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Variant of KAI (1).
KAM   m   English (Modern)
Short form of KAMERON.
KAY (2)   m   Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
From the Welsh name Cai or Cei, possibly a form of the Roman name GAIUS. Sir Kay was one of the Knights of the Round Table in Arthurian legend... [more]
KEN (1)   m   English
Short form of KENNETH.
KEN (2)   m   Japanese
From Japanese (ken) meaning "healthy, strong" or other kanji which are pronounced the same way.
KEV   m   English
Short form of KEVIN.
KIM (1)   f & m   English
At the present it is usually considered a short form of KIMBERLY, but it in fact predates it as a given name. The author Rudyard Kipling used it for the title hero of his novel 'Kim' (1901), though in this case it was short for KIMBALL... [more]
KIM (2)   m   Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish
Scandinavian short form of JOACHIM.
KIP   m   English
From a nickname, probably from the English word kipper meaning "male salmon".
KIR   m   Russian
Russian form of CYRUS.
KIT   m & f   English
Diminutive of CHRISTOPHER or KATHERINE. A notable bearer was Kit Carson (1809-1868), an American frontiersman and explorer.
KOA   m   Hawaiian
Means "warrior, koa tree" in Hawaiian.
KOU   m   Hmong
Means "gold" in Hmong.
KUN   f & m   Chinese
From Chinese (kūn) meaning "earth, female", as well as other characters with a similar pronunciation.
KYO   m & f   Japanese
Variant transcription of KYOU.
LAL   m   Indian
Means "to play, to caress" in Sanskrit.
LAN   f & m   Chinese, Vietnamese
From Chinese (lán) meaning "orchid, elegant" (which is usually only feminine) or (lán) meaning "mountain mist"... [more]
LAU   m   Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of LAURENS.
LAW   m   Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of LAURENCE (1).
LAZ   m   English
Diminutive of LARRY.
LEE   m & f   English
From a surname which was derived from Old English leah meaning "clearing". The surname belonged to Robert E. Lee (1807-1870), commander of the Confederate forces during the American Civil War... [more]
LEI (1)   m & f   Hawaiian
Means "flowers, lei, child" in Hawaiian.
LEI (2)   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (lěi) meaning "pile of stones" (which is typically masculine) or (lěi) meaning "bud" (typically feminine)... [more]
LEN   m   English
Short form of LEONARD.
LÉO   m   French
French form of LEO.
LEO   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, English, Croatian, Late Roman
Derived from Latin leo meaning "lion", a cognate of LEON. It was popular among early Christians and was the name of 13 popes, including Saint Leo the Great who asserted the dominance of the Roman bishops (the popes) over all others in the 5th century... [more]
LES   m   English
Short form of LESLIE or LESTER.
LEV (1)   m   Russian
Means "lion" in Russian, functioning as a vernacular form of Leo. This was the real Russian name of both author Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) and revolutionary Leon Trotsky (1879-1940).
LEV (2)   m   Hebrew
Means "heart" in Hebrew.
LEW   m   Polish
Polish cognate of LEV (1).
LEX   m   English, Dutch
Short form of ALEXANDER.
LIM   m & f   Chinese
Hokkien Chinese form of LIN.
LIN   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (lín) meaning "forest" or (lín) meaning "fine jade, gem"... [more]
LIR   m   Irish Mythology
Irish cognate of LLYR. Lir was the Irish god of the sea, the father of Manannan mac Lir.
LON   m   English
Short form of ALONZO and other names containing the same sound. Famous bearers were American actors Lon Chaney Sr. (1883-1930) and Lon Chaney Jr... [more]
LOR   m   Limburgish
Limburgish short form of LAURENS.
LOT (1)   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "covering, veil" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a nephew of Abraham. Before Sodom was destroyed by God, he was directed to flee the city without looking back... [more]
LOT (2)   m   Arthurian Romance
From the name of the region of Lothian in southern Scotland, of unknown meaning. A king of Lothian by this name appears in early Latin and Welsh texts (as Leudonus and Lewdwn respectively)... [more]
LOU   f & m   English, French
Short form of LOUISE or LOUIS. Famous bearers include the baseball player Lou Gehrig (1903-1941) and the musician Lou Reed (1942-2013).
LUC   m   French
French form of LUKE.
LUG   m   Irish Mythology
Old Irish form of LUGH.
LUX   f & m   Various
Derived from Latin lux meaning "light".
MAJ   m   Slovene
Either a masculine form of MAJA (1), or else from the Slovene name for the month of May.
MAO (2)   m   Limburgish
Short form of EDMAO or REMAO.
MAT   m   English
Short form of MATTHEW.
MAX   m   German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch
Short form of MAXIMILIAN (or sometimes of MAXWELL in English).
MEL   m & f   English
Short form of MELVIN, MELANIE, MELISSA, and other names beginning with Mel.
MIN   m & f   Chinese, Korean
From (mǐn) meaning "quick, clever, sharp", (mín) meaning "people, citizens", or other Chinese/Sino-Korean characters which are pronounced similarly.
MOE (1)   m   English
Short form of MAURICE or MORRIS, or sometimes of other names beginning with a similar sound.
MOR   f & m   Hebrew
Means "myrrh" in Hebrew.
MOT   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Means "death" in Ugaritic. This was the name of the Ugaritic god of death and the lord of the netherworld. He was a son of the supreme god El.
NAT   m & f   English
Short form of NATHAN, NATHANIEL, NATALIE, or other names beginning with Nat.
NED   m   English
Diminutive of EDWARD or EDMUND. It has been used since the 14th century, and may have had root in the medieval affectionate phrase mine Ed, which was later reinterpreted as my Ned.
NEO (1)   f & m   Southern African, Tswana
Means "gift" in Tswana, a derivative of naya "to give".
NEO (2)   m   Various
From the prefix meaning "new", ultimately derived from Greek νεος (neos).
NIC   m   English
Short form of NICHOLAS, or sometimes DOMINIC.
NIK   m   English, Greek, Slovene
Short form of NIKOLAS, NIKOLAOS, NIKOLAJ or NIKOLA (1).
NIR   m   Hebrew
Means "plowed field" in Hebrew.
NIV   m   Hebrew
Means either "speech, expression" or "fang, tusk" in Hebrew.
NOE   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of NOAH (1) used in the Greek and Latin Bible.
NOÉ   m   French, Spanish, Portuguese
French, Spanish and Portuguese form of NOAH (1).
NÖL   m   Limburgish
Limburgish short form of ARNOLD.
NOR (1)   f & m   Malay
Malay variant of NUR.
NOR (2)   m   Limburgish
Short form of NORBAER.
NOY   f & m   Hebrew
Means "beauty" in Hebrew.
NUH   m   Arabic, Turkish
Arabic and Turkish form of NOAH (1).
NUR   f & m   Arabic, Turkish, Pakistani, Urdu, Uyghur, Indonesian, Malay
Means "light" in Arabic. In Islamic tradition النور (al-Nur) is one of the 99 names of Allah.
NYE   m   Welsh
Diminutive of ANEIRIN.
OBI   m   Western African, Igbo
Means "heart" in Igbo.
ODD   m   Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse oddr meaning "point of a sword".
ODE   m   Medieval English
Medieval English form of Odo (see OTTO).
ÖDI   m   Hungarian
Diminutive of ÖDÖN.
ODO   m   Ancient Germanic
Variant of Audo (see OTTO).
OLA (1)   m   Norwegian, Swedish
Norwegian and Swedish short form of OLAF.
OLE   m   Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of OLAF.
OLI   m   English
Short form of OLIVER.
ORA (1)   f & m   English
Perhaps based on Latin oro "to pray". It was first used in America in the 19th century.
ORI   m & f   Hebrew
Means "my light" in Hebrew.
OVE   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Probably a modern form of the Old Danish name Aghi, originally a short form of names that contain the Old Norse element ag "edge of a sword" or agi "terror".
OZI   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of UZZI used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
PÁL   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of PAUL.
PÀL   m   Scottish
Scottish form of PAUL.
PÅL   m   Swedish, Norwegian
Swedish and Norwegian form of PAUL.
PAL   m   Albanian
Albanian form of PAUL.
PAN   m   Greek Mythology
Derived from a Greek word meaning "shepherd". In Greek mythology Pan was a half-man, half-goat god associated with shepherds, flocks and pastures.
PAT   m & f   English
Short form of PATRICK or PATRICIA. A famous bearer of this name was Pat Garrett (1850-1908), the sheriff who shot Billy the Kid.
PAU   m   Catalan, Occitan
Catalan and Occitan form of PAUL. It also coincides with the Catalan word for "peace".
PAZ (2)   f & m   Hebrew
Means "gold" in Hebrew.
PER   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Breton
Scandinavian and Breton form of PETER.
PIM   m   Dutch
Diminutive of WILLEM.
PÍO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of PIUS.
PIO   m   Italian, Portuguese
Italian and Portuguese form of PIUS.
PIP   m   English
Diminutive of PHILIP. This was the name of the main character in 'Great Expectations' (1860) by Charles Dickens.
PIT   m   Limburgish
Limburgish short form of PITTER.
PÓL   m   Irish
Irish form of PAUL.
PÒL   m   Scottish
Scottish form of PAUL.
POL   m   Catalan
Catalan form of PAUL.
QIU   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (qiū) meaning "autumn", (qiū) meaning "hill, mound", or other characters with a similar pronunciation... [more]
QUÝ   f & m   Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (quý) meaning "precious, valuable".
RAB   m   Scottish
Scottish short form of ROBERT.
RA'D   m   Arabic
Means "thunder" in Arabic.
RAF   m   Dutch
Short form of RAFAËL.
RAJ   m   Indian
Means "king" or "prince" in Sanskrit.
RAM (1)   m   Biblical
Means "exalted" in Hebrew. This was a son of Hezron in the Old Testament.
RAM (2)   m   Indian
Modern transcription of RAMA.
RAY   m   English
Short form of RAYMOND, often used as an independent name. It coincides with an English word meaning "beam of light". Science-fiction author Ray Bradbury (1920-2012) and musician Ray Charles (1930-2004) are two notable bearers of the name.
RAZ   m & f   Hebrew
Means "secret" in Hebrew.
RED   m   English
From the English word, ultimately derived from Old English read. It was originally a nickname given to a person with red hair or a ruddy complexion.
REG   m   English
Short form of REGINALD.
REN   m & f   Japanese
From Japanese (ren) meaning "lotus", (ren) meaning "love", or other kanji which are pronounced the same way.
REX   m   English
From Latin rex "king". It has been used as a given name since the 19th century.


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