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MAS'UD   m   Arabic, Persian
Means "lucky" in Arabic.
MASUD   m   Bengali
Bengali form of MAS'UD.
MATAN   m   Hebrew
Variant transcription of MATTAN.
MATAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of MATTHEW.
MATEI   m   Romanian
Romanian form of MATTHEW.
MATĚJ   m   Czech
Czech form of MATTHIAS, used to refer to the apostle chosen to replace Judas Iscariot.
MATEJ   m   Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian
Slovak form of MATTHIAS, used to refer to the apostle chosen to replace Judas Iscariot. Also the Slovene, Croatian and Macedonian form of MATTHEW, used to refer to the evangelist and apostle also known as Levi.
MATÉO   m   French
French form of MATEO or MATTEO.
MATEO   m   Spanish, Croatian
Spanish form of MATTHEW. This form is also sometimes used in Croatia, from the Italian form MATTEO.
MATEU   m   Catalan
Catalan form of MATTHEW.
MATEY   m   Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of MATTHEW.
MATIA   m   Basque
Basque form of MATTHEW.
MATIC   m   Slovene
Slovene variant form of MATTHIAS.
MATKO   m   Croatian
Diminutive of MATEJ or MATIJA.
MATTI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of MATTHEW.
MATTY (1)   m   English
Diminutive of MATTHEW.
MATÚŠ   m   Slovak
Slovak form of MATTHEW, used to refer to the evangelist and apostle also known as Levi.
MAUNO   m   Finnish
Finnish form of MAGNUS.
MAUNU   m   Finnish
Variant of MAUNO.
MAURI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of MAURICE.
MAURO   m   Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Italian form of MAURUS.
MAXEN   m   Welsh (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of MACSEN.
MAXIM   m   Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Variant transcription of MAKSIM or MAKSYM.
MAYUR   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "peacock" in Sanskrit.
MAZIN   m   Arabic
Means "rain clouds" in Arabic.
MEADE   m & f   English (Rare)
From an English surname which indicated one who lived on a meadow (from Middle English mede) or one who sold or made mead (an alcoholic drink made from fermented honey; from Old English meodu).
MECİT   m   Turkish
Turkish form of MAJID.
MEDAD   m   Biblical
Means "love" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament Medad is one of the elders who prophesizes in the camp of the Israelites after the flight from Egypt.
MEHDI   m   Persian
Persian form of MAHDI.
MEINE   m   Frisian, Dutch, German
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element magan meaning "strength".
MEINO   m   German, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
Variant of MEINE.
MEINT   m   Dutch
Variant of MEINE.
MELEK (1)   m   Hebrew
Variant transcription of MELECH.
MELİK   m   Turkish
Turkish form of MALIK (1).
MELLE   m   Dutch
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element mathal meaning "meeting".
MELOR   m   Russian
Acronym of Marx Engels Lenin October Revolution. This name commemorates the creation of the former Soviet state. It was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
MENES   m   Ancient Egyptian
Meaning unknown. Menes was an Egyptian king who united Upper and Lower Egypt around 3000 BC. He is also known as Narmer; Menes was probably his funeral name.
MENNO   m   Dutch, German
Diminutive of MEINE.
MERAB (2)   m   Georgian
Georgian form of MEHRAB.
MERIT (1)   m   English (Rare)
Either a variant of MERRITT or else simply from the English word merit, ultimately from Latin meritus "deserving".
MERLE   f & m   English
Variant of MERRILL or MURIEL. The spelling has been influenced by the word merle meaning "blackbird" (via French, from Latin merula).
MERRY (2)   m   Literature
The name of a hobbit in J. R. R. Tolkien's novel 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954). His full given name was Meriadoc, a semi-translation into English of his true hobbit name Kalimac meaning "jolly, merry".
MESUD   m   Ottoman Turkish
Older Turkish form of MAS'UD. This was the name of several Seljuq sultans of Rûm.
MESUT   m   Turkish
Turkish form of MAS'UD.
METİN   m   Turkish
Means "strong" in Turkish.
METOD   m   Slovene, Slovak
Slovene and Slovak form of METHODIUS.
MEYER   m   Hebrew
Variant transcription of MEIR. It also coincides with a German surname meaning "mayor, leader".
MICAH   m   Biblical, English
Contracted form of MICAIAH. Micah is one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament. He authored the Book of Micah, which alternates between prophesies of doom and prophesies of restoration. It was occasionally used as an English given name by the Puritans after the Protestant Reformation, but it did not become common until the end of the 20th century.
MICHA   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of MICAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
MICHI (1)   m & f   Japanese
From Japanese (michi) meaning "path". Other kanji can also form this name.
MICHI (2)   m & f   German
German diminutive of MICHAEL or MICHAELA.
MIĈJO   m   Esperanto
Esperanto diminutive of MICHAEL.
MICKY   m   English
Diminutive of MICHAEL.
MIDAS   m   Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Greek myth Midas was a king of Phrygia in Asia Minor. He was granted a wish by the god Dionysos - that everything he touch be turned to gold.
MIHAI   m   Romanian
Romanian form of MICHAEL. Mihai the Brave was a prince of Wallachia who united Romania in the early 17th century.
MIKEL   m   Basque
Basque form of MICHAEL.
MIKEY   m   English
Diminutive of MICHAEL.
MIKKO   m   Finnish
Finnish form of MICHAEL.
MIKSA   m   Hungarian
Originally a diminutive of MIKLÓS or MIHÁLY. It is now used independently, or as a Hungarian form of MAXIMILIAN.
MILÁN   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of MILAN.
MILAN   m   Czech, Slovak, Russian, Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Dutch
From the Slavic element milu meaning "gracious, dear", originally a short form of names that began with that element. A city in Italy bears this name, though it originates from a different source.
MILEN   m   Bulgarian
Variant of MILAN.
MILES   m   English
From the Germanic name Milo, introduced by the Normans to England in the form Miles. The meaning is not known for certain. It is possibly connected to the Slavic name element milu meaning "gracious". From an early date it was associated with Latin miles "soldier".
MILKO   m   Bulgarian
Diminutive of Slavic names containing the element milu "gracious, dear".
MILOŠ   m   Czech, Slovak, Serbian, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian
Originally a diminutive of names beginning with the Slavic element milu "gracious, dear". This was the name of a 14th-century Serbian hero who apparently killed the Ottoman sultan Murad I at the Battle of Kosovo.
MINKE   m & f   Frisian, Dutch
Diminutive and feminine form of MEINE.
MINOS   m   Greek Mythology
Possibly from a Cretan word or title meaning "king". This was the name of a king of Crete in Greek mythology. He was the son of Zeus and Europa. Because Minos had refused to sacrifice a certain bull to Poseidon, the god had caused his wife Pasiphaë to mate with the bull, which produced the half-bull creature called the Minotaur. Minos had Daedalus construct the Labyrinth to house the beast, but it was eventually slain by Theseus.
MIN-SU   m & f   Korean
From Sino-Korean (min) meaning "people, citizens" or (min) meaning "gentle, affable" combined with (su) meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding" or (su), which refers to a river in China. Other hanja combinations are possible.
MİRAÇ   m   Turkish
Turkish form of MIRAJ.
MIRAJ   m   Arabic
Means "place of ascent" in Arabic.
MIRAN   m   Slovene
Derived from the Slavic element miru meaning "peace" or "world".
MIREK   m   Czech, Slovak, Polish
Diminutive of MIROSLAV and other names beginning with the Slavic element miru meaning "peace" or "world".
MIRKO   m   Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian, Italian
Originally a diminutive of MIROSLAV and other names containing the element miru "peace, world".
MIRON (1)   m   Romanian, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish
Romanian, Russian, Ukrainian and Polish form of MYRON.
MIRON (2)   m   Hebrew
From the name of the highest mountain in Israel, Mount Meron. It is also the name of a village on its slopes, thought to be on the same site as the ancient Canaanite city of Merom.
MIRZA   m   Persian, Arabic, Bosnian
Means "prince" from Persian میرزا (mirza), earlier امیرزاده (amirzadeh), which is ultimately from Arabic أمير (amir) "commander" combined with Persian زاده (zadeh) "offspring".
MISHA   m   Russian
Russian diminutive of MIKHAIL.
MISHO   m   Georgian, Bulgarian
Georgian diminutive of MIKHEIL and a Bulgarian diminutive of MIHAIL.
MIS'ID   m   Arabic
Variant of MUS'AD.
MISKA   m   Hungarian, Finnish
Diminutive of MIHÁLY or MIKAEL.
MIŠKO   m   Serbian
Serbian diminutive of MIHAILO, MIROSLAV and other names beginning with a similar sound.
MITCH   m   English
Short form of MITCHELL.
MITJA   m   Slovene
Slovene form of MITYA.
MITRA (1)   m & f   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi
Means "friend" in Sanskrit, a cognate of MITHRA. This is a transcription of both the feminine form मित्रा and the masculine form मित्र, which is the name of a Hindu god of friendship and contracts who appears in the Rigveda.
MITRE   m   Bulgarian, Macedonian
Short form of DIMITAR.
MITUL   m   Indian, Gujarati, Hindi
Derived from Sanskrit मित (mita) meaning "measured".
MITYA   m   Russian
Diminutive of DMITRIY or MITROFAN.
MOANA   f & m   Maori, Hawaiian
Means "ocean, wide expanse of water, deep sea" in Maori and Hawaiian (as well as in other Polynesian languages).
MOÏSE   m   French
French form of MOSES.
MONET   f & m   Various
From a French surname which was derived from either HAMON or EDMOND. This was the surname of the French impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
MONTE   m   English
Either a diminutive of MONTGOMERY or from the Spanish or Italian vocabulary word meaning "mountain".
MONTY   m   English
Variant of MONTE.
MORAN   f & m   Hebrew
Means "viburnum shrub" in Hebrew.
MORAY   m   Scottish
Variant of MURRAY.
MÓRIC   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of MAURICE.
MORTY   m   English
Diminutive of MORTON or MORTIMER.
MOSES   m   English, Jewish, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name מֹשֶׁה (Mosheh) which is most likely derived from Egyptian mes meaning "son", but could also possibly mean "deliver" in Hebrew. The meaning suggested in the Old Testament of "drew out" from Hebrew משה (mashah) is probably an invented etymology (see Exodus 2:10). The biblical Moses was drawn out of the Nile by the pharaoh's daughter and adopted into the royal family, at a time when the Israelites were slaves in Egypt. With his brother Aaron he demanded the pharaoh release the Israelites, which was only done after God sent ten plagues upon Egypt. Moses led the people across the Red Sea and to Mount Sinai, where he received the Ten Commandments from God. After 40 years of wandering in the desert the people reached Canaan, the Promised Land, but Moses died just before entering it.... [more]
MOSHE   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MOSES.
MOTEL   m   Yiddish
Yiddish diminutive of MORDECAI.
MOTKE   m   Yiddish
Yiddish diminutive of MORDECAI.
MOTYA   m & f   Russian
Diminutive of MATVEY or MATRONA.
MÓZES   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of MOSES.
MOZES   m   Dutch
Dutch form of MOSES.
MUBIN   m   Arabic
Means "clear, distinct" in Arabic.
MUKUL   m   Indian, Hindi
Means "bud, blossom" in Sanskrit.
MÜMİN   m   Turkish
Turkish form of MUMIN.
MUMIN   m   Arabic
Means "believer" in Arabic.
MUNGO   m   Scottish
Possibly derived from Welsh mwyn "gentle, kind". This was a nickname of the 6th-century Saint Kentigern.
MÜNİR   m   Turkish
Turkish form of MUNIR.
MUNIR   m   Arabic
Means "bright, shining" in Arabic.
MUNRO   m   Scottish
Variant of MONROE.
MURAD   m   Arabic, Urdu, Azerbaijani
Means "wish, desire" in Arabic. This name was borne by several Ottoman sultans.
MURAT   m   Turkish
Turkish form of MURAD.
MURDO   m   Scottish
Anglicized form of MUIREADHACH or MURCHADH.
MUS'AD   m   Arabic
Means "lucky" in Arabic.
MYLES   m   English
Variant of MILES.
MYRON   m   English, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek μυρον (myron) meaning "sweet oil, perfume". Myron was the name of a 5th-century BC Greek sculptor. Saints bearing this name include a 3rd-century bishop of Crete and a 4th-century martyr from Cyzicus who was killed by a mob. These saints are more widely revered in the Eastern Church, and the name has generally been more common among Eastern Christians. As an English name, it has been used since the 19th century.
MYUNG   m & f   Korean
Variant transcription of MYEONG.
NABIL   m   Arabic
Means "noble" in Arabic.
NACHO   m   Spanish
Diminutive of IGNACIO.
NACIO   m   Spanish
Short form of IGNACIO.
NADAB   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Means "generous" in Hebrew. This is the name of a son of Aaron in the Old Testament. He was consumed by flames and killed when he offered unauthorized fire to God. It was also the name of the second king of Israel.
NADAV   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of NADAB.
NADER   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of NADIR.
NADIM   m   Arabic, Urdu
Means "drinking companion", derived from Arabic ندم (nadima) "to drink together".
NADİR   m   Turkish
Turkish form of NADIR.
NADIR   m   Arabic
Means "rare" in Arabic.
NAGIB   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of NAJIB.
NAHOR   m   Biblical
Means "snorting" in Hebrew. Nahor is the name of both the grandfather and a brother of Abraham in the Old Testament.
NAHUM   m   Biblical
Means "comforter" in Hebrew. Nahum is one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament. He authored the Book of Nahum in which the downfall of Nineveh is foretold.
NAJIB   m   Arabic
Means "noble" or "intelligent" in Arabic.
NALDO   m   Italian
Short form of names ending in naldo.
NANDA   m   Hinduism, Indian, Kannada, Tamil
Means "joy" in Sanskrit. In Hindu texts this is a name of both Vishnu and the foster-father of Krishna, as well as various other characters. In Buddhist texts this is the name of a god and a disciple of Buddha. Nanda was also the name of a 4th-century BC king who founded a dynasty in Magadha in India.
NANDO   m   Spanish
Short form of FERNANDO.
NANNA (2)   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Meaning unknown. This was the name of the Sumerian god of the moon. He was the son of Enlil and the husband of Ningal.
NANUK   m   Native American, Inuit
Variant of NANUQ.
NANUQ   m   Native American, Inuit
Means "polar bear" in Inuktitut.
NAOKI   m   Japanese
From Japanese (nao) meaning "straight" and (ki) meaning "tree", as well as other combinations of different kanji with the same pronunciations.
NAOMI (2)   f & m   Japanese
From Japanese (nao) meaning "straight" and (mi) meaning "beautiful" (usually feminine) or (mi) meaning "self" (usually masculine). Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
NAOUM   m   Biblical Greek
Form of NAHUM used in the Greek Old Testament.
NAREK   m   Armenian
From the name of a 10th-century Armenian saint, Grigor of Narek, who came from the town of Narek (formerly in Armenia, now in eastern Turkey).
NASIB   m   Arabic
Means "noble" in Arabic.
NASIM   m & f   Arabic, Urdu
Means "breeze" in Arabic.
NASIR   m   Arabic
Means "helper" in Arabic. This transcription represents two different Arabic names.
NATAN   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of NATHAN.
NAVID   m   Persian, Arabic
Means "good news" in Persian.
NAVIN   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam
Means "new" in Sanskrit.
NAZAR   m   Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Nazarius (see NAZARIO).
NAZIH   m   Arabic
Means "honest, virtuous" in Arabic.
NDIDI   m & f   Western African, Igbo
Means "patience" in Igbo.
NEBİL   m   Turkish
Turkish form of NABIL.
NEDİM   m   Turkish
Turkish form of NADIM.
NEELY   m   English
From a Scottish surname, an Anglicized form of Mac an Fhilidh meaning "son of the poet" in Gaelic.
NENAD   m   Serbian, Croatian
Means "unexpected" in Serbian and Croatian. In the Serbian folk song 'Predrag and Nenad' this is the name of Predrag's brother.
NERIO   m   Italian
Italian form of NEREUS.
NERVA   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen derived from Latin nervus "strength". This is the name by which the 1st-century Roman emperor Marcus Cocceius Nerva is commonly known.
NESİM   m & f   Turkish
Turkish form of NASIM.
NEVAN   m   Irish
Anglicized form of NAOMHÁN.
NEVEN   m   Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Masculine form of NEVENA.
NEVIL   m   English (Rare)
Variant of NEVILLE.
NEVIO   m   Italian
Italian form of the Roman family name Naevius, which was derived from Latin naevus "mole (on the body)". A famous bearer was the 3rd-century BC Roman poet Gnaeus Naevius.
NEZİH   m   Turkish
Turkish form of NAZIH.
NGOZI   f & m   Western African, Igbo
Means "blessing" in Igbo.
NHUNG   f & m   Vietnamese
Means "velvet" in Vietnamese.
NIALL   m   Irish, Scottish
Original Gaelic spelling of NEIL.
NIĈJO   m   Esperanto
Esperanto diminutive of NICHOLAS.
NICKY   m & f   English
Diminutive of NICHOLAS or NICOLE.
NICOL (1)   m   Scottish, Medieval English
Medieval English and Scottish form of NICHOLAS. This was the middle name of character in the novel 'Rob Roy' (1817) by Sir Walter Scott.
NIELS (1)   m   Danish
Danish form of NICHOLAS. A famous bearer was Niels Bohr (1885-1962), a Danish physicist who investigated the structure of atoms.
NIELS (2)   m   Dutch
Dutch short form of CORNELIUS.
NIGEL   m   English
From Nigellus, a medieval Latinized form of NEIL. It was commonly associated with Latin niger "black". It was revived in the 19th century, perhaps in part due to Sir Walter Scott's novel 'The Fortunes of Nigel' (1822).
NIGUL   m   Estonian
Estonian form of NICHOLAS.
NIILO   m   Finnish
Finnish form of NICHOLAS.
NIKAU   m   Maori
From the name of a type of palm tree found in New Zealand (species Rhopalostylis sapida).
NIKON   m   Ancient Greek, Russian
Derived from Greek νικη (nike) meaning "victory".
NIKŠA   m   Croatian
Diminutive of NIKOLA (1).
NILAM   f & m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "dark blue, sapphire" in Sanskrit.
NILES   m   English
From a surname which was derived from the given name NEIL.
NIMAT   f & m   Arabic
Means "blessings" in Arabic, a plural form of NIMA (1).
NINAD   m   Indian, Marathi
Means "sound, hum" in Sanskrit.
NINOS   m   Ancient Near Eastern (Hellenized)
Possibly related to the name of the goddess NINA (2). According to Greek historians this was the name of the founder of the ancient city of Nineveh in Assyria.
NIRAJ   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Nepali
Means "water-born" in Sanskrit.
NIRAV   m   Indian, Gujarati, Marathi
Means "quiet, silent" in Sanskrit.
NITIN   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, Kannada
From Sanskrit नीति (niti) meaning "guidance, moral conduct".
NITYA   f & m   Indian, Hindi
Means "always, eternal" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the feminine form नित्या (an epithet of the Hindu goddess Durga) and the masculine form नित्य.
NIVEN   m   Scottish
Anglicized form of NAOMHÁN.
NIZAR   m   Arabic
Perhaps from Arabic نزير (nazir) "little".
NJÁLL   m   Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse form of Niall (see NEIL). This is the name of the hero of a 13th century Icelandic saga, based on the life of a 10th-century Icelandic chieftain.
NJORD   m   Norse Mythology, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From Old Norse Njörðr, which was possibly derived from the Indo-European root *ner meaning "strong, vigourous". Njord was the Norse god of the sea, sailing, fishing and fertility. With his children Freyr and Freya he was a member of the Vanir.
NOACH   m   Hebrew, Dutch, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew and Dutch form of NOAH (1).
NOBLE   m   English
From an English surname meaning "noble, notable". The name can also be given in direct reference to the English word noble.
NOGAH   m & f   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means "brightness" in Hebrew. This is the name of a son of King David in the Old Testament. In modern times it is sometimes used as a feminine name.
NOJUS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of NOAH (1).
NOLAN   m   Irish, English
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Nualláin meaning "descendant of NUALLÁN". The baseball player Nolan Ryan (1947-) is a famous bearer of this name.
NÖLKE   m   Limburgish
Limburgish diminutive of ARNOLD.
NONUS   m   Ancient Roman (Rare)
Roman praenomen, or given name, meaning "ninth" in Latin. This was a very rare praenomen.
NORBU   m   Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "jewel" in Tibetan.
NOVAK   m   Serbian
From Serbian нов (nov) meaning "new".
NUADA   m   Irish Mythology
Possibly means "protector" in Celtic. In Irish myth he was an Irish god and a leader of the Tuatha De Danann. He was killed in battle against the Fomorii.
NURUL   m & f   Arabic, Indonesian, Malay
First part of compound Arabic names beginning with نور ال (Nur al) meaning "light of the" (such as نور الدين (Nur al-Din) "light of religion").
OBRAD   m   Serbian
Possibly derived from Serbian obradovati "to make happy".
OCEAN   m & f   English (Rare)
Simply from the English word ocean for a large body of water. It is ultimately derived from Greek Ωκεανος (Okeanos), the name of the body of water thought to surround the Earth.
ODELL   m & f   English
From a surname which was originally from a place name meaning "woad hill" in Old English. A woad is a herb used for dying.
ODILO   m   Ancient Germanic
Masculine form of ODILIA.
ODRAN   m   Irish
Anglicized form of ODHRÁN.
'OFRAH   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of OPHRAH.
OFYDD   m   Welsh
Welsh form of OVID.
OGDEN   m   English
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "oak valley" in Old English. A famous bearer was the humourous American poet Ogden Nash (1902-1971).
OGNEN   m   Macedonian
Macedonian form of OGNYAN.
OISÍN   m   Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "little deer", derived from Irish os "deer" combined with a diminutive suffix. In Irish legend Oisín was a warrior hero and a poet, the son of Fionn mac Cumhail.
OKORO   m   Western African, Urhobo
Means "man" in Urhobo.
OLAVI   m   Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of OLAF.
OLAVO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of OLAF.
OLLIE   m & f   English
Diminutive of OLIVER, OLIVIA or OLIVE.
OMEGA   m & f   Various
From the name of the last letter in the Greek alphabet, Ω. It is often seen as a symbol of completion.
OMRAN   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of UMRAN.
OPHIR   m   Biblical
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a son of Joktan in the Old Testament (where it is also used as a place name).
ORBÁN   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of URBAN.
ORFEO   m   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of ORPHEUS.
ORHAN   m   Turkish
Derived from Turkish or "great" and the title khan meaning "leader". This was the name of a 14th-century sultan of the Ottoman Empire.
ORIOL   m   Catalan
From a Catalan surname meaning "golden". It has been used in honour of Joseph Oriol, a 17th-century saint.
ORION   m   Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown, but possibly related to Greek ‘οριον (horion) "boundary, limit". Alternatively it may be derived from Akkadian Uru-anna meaning "light of the heavens". This is the name of a constellation, which gets its name from a legendary Greek hunter killed by a scorpion sent by Gaia.
ÖRJAN   m   Swedish
Medieval Swedish form of JURIAN.
ØRJAN   m   Norwegian
Medieval Norwegian form of JURIAN.
ORRIN   m   Irish
Anglicized form of ODHRÁN.
ORSON   m   English
From an English surname which was originally a nickname meaning "bear cub", from a diminutive of Norman French ors "bear", ultimately from Latin ursus. American actor and director Orson Welles (1915-1985) was a famous bearer of this name.
ORTZI   m   Basque
Means "sky" in Basque.
ORVAL   m   English
Variant of ORVILLE.
ǪRVAR   m   Norse Mythology
Old Norse form of ORVAR.
ORVAR   m   Swedish, Norse Mythology
Means "arrow" in Old Norse. Orvar Odd is a legendary Norse hero who is the subject of a 13th-century Icelandic saga.
OSAMA   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of USAMA.
OSAMU   m   Japanese
From Japanese (osamu) meaning "discipline, study", as well as other kanji which have the same pronunciation.
ÓSCAR   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of OSCAR.
ÒSCAR   m   Catalan
Catalan form of OSCAR.
OSCAR   m   English, Irish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, French, Irish Mythology
Possibly means "deer friend", derived from Gaelic os "deer" and cara "friend". Alternatively, it may derive from the Old English name OSGAR or its Old Norse cognate ÁSGEIRR, which may have been brought to Ireland by Viking invaders and settlers. In Irish legend Oscar was the son of the poet Oisín and the grandson of the hero Fionn mac Cumhail.... [more]
OSGAR   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements os "god" and gar "spear".
OSHEA   m   Biblical
Variant of HOSHEA used in some versions of the Bible.
OSHER   m   Hebrew
Means "happiness" in Hebrew.
ÓSKAR   m   Icelandic
Icelandic form of OSCAR.
OSKAR   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Polish
Scandinavian, German, Polish and Slovene form of OSCAR. A famous bearer was Oskar Schindler (1908-1974), who saved over a thousand Polish Jews during World War II.
OSMAN   m   Turkish
Turkish form of UTHMAN. This was the name of the founder of the Ottoman Empire (14th century).
OSWIN   m   English (Rare)
From the Old English elements os "god" and wine "friend". Saint Oswin was a 7th-century king of Northumbria. After the Norman conquest this name was used less, and it died out after the 14th century. It was briefly revived in the 19th century.
OTMAR   m   German, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Audamar, which was derived from the elements aud "wealth, fortune" and meri "famous". This was the name of an 8th-century Swiss saint, an abbot of Saint Gall.
OWAIN   m   Welsh, Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
Probably a Welsh form of EUGENE, though it might be derived from Welsh eoghunn meaning "youth". This was the name of several figures from Welsh history and mythology. In Arthurian legend Owain (also called Yvain in French sources) was one of the Knights of the Round Table, the son of King Urien and husband of the Lady of the Fountain. His character was based on that of Owain ap Urien, a 6th-century Welsh prince who fought against the Angles. This name was also borne by Owain Glyndwr, a 14th-century leader of Welsh resistance against English rule.
OYIBO   m & f   Western African, Urhobo
Means "white" in Urhobo.
OŽBEJ   m   Slovene
Slovene variant form of OSWALD.
ÖZGÜR   m & f   Turkish
Means "free" in Turkish.
OZIAS   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of UZZIAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
OZIEL   m   Biblical Greek
Form of UZZIEL used in the Greek Old Testament.
OZZIE   m   English
Diminutive of OSWALD, OSBORN, and other names beginning with a similar sound.
PAAVO   m   Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of PAUL.
PABLO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of Paulus (see PAUL). Spanish painter and sculptor Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) was a famous bearer of this name.
PACEY   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname which was derived from the French place name Pacy, itself derived from Gaulish given name of unknown meaning.
PAĈJO   m   Esperanto
Esperanto diminutive of PAUL. This name also means "papa" in Esperanto.
PADDY   m   Irish
Irish diminutive of PATRICK.
PADEN   m   English (Rare)
An invented name, using the popular aden suffix sound found in such names as Braden, Hayden and Aidan. It is sometimes considered a derivative of the surname PADDON.
PADMA   f & m   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu
Means "lotus" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the feminine form पद्मा and the masculine form पद्म. According to Hindu tradition a lotus holding the god Brahma arose from the navel of the god Vishnu. The name Padma is used in Hindu texts to refer to several characters, including the goddess Lakshmi and the hero Rama.
PÆGA   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English name of unknown meaning.
PALLE   m   Danish
Danish diminutive of PAUL.
PALLU   m   Biblical
Means "distinguished" in Hebrew. This was the name of a son of Reuben in the Old Testament.
PANOS   m   Greek
Diminutive of PANAGIOTIS.
PAOLO   m   Italian
Italian form of Paulus (see PAUL). Paolo Uccello and Paolo Veronese were both Italian Renaissance painters.
PAORA   m   Maori
Maori form of PAUL.
PAPAK   m   Ancient Persian
Variant of BABAK.
PARIS (1)   m   Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Greek mythology he was the Trojan prince who kidnapped Helen and began the Trojan War. Though presented as a somewhat of a coward in the 'Iliad', he did manage to slay the great hero Achilles. He was himself eventually slain in battle by Philoctetes.
PARRY   m   Welsh
From a Welsh surname which was derived from ap Harry meaning "son of HARRY".
PARTH   m   Indian, Gujarati, Marathi, Hindi
Modern form of PARTHA.
PASCO   m   Cornish
Cornish form of PASCAL.
PASHA   m   Russian
Diminutive of PAVEL.
PAŠKO   m   Croatian
Croatian form of PASCAL.
PATSY   f & m   English, Irish
Variant of PATTY, also used as a diminutive of PATRICK.
PATXI   m   Basque
Basque form of FRANCIS.
PATYA   m   Russian
Diminutive of IPATI.
PAULI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of PAUL.
PAŬLO   m   Esperanto
Esperanto form of PAUL.
PAULO   m   Portuguese, Galician
Portuguese and Galician form of Paulus (see PAUL).
PÀULU   m   Sardinian
Sardinian form of Paulus (see PAUL).
PAULU   m   Corsican
Corsican form of Paulus (see PAUL).
PAVAO   m   Croatian
Croatian form of PAUL.
PAVEL   m   Russian, Czech, Bulgarian, Slovene, Macedonian
Russian, Czech, Bulgarian, Slovene and Macedonian form of PAUL.
PAVLE   m   Serbian, Macedonian, Croatian, Georgian
Serbian, Macedonian, Croatian and Georgian form of PAUL.
PAVLI   m   Albanian
Albanian form of PAUL.
PAVLO   m   Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of PAUL.
PAVOL   m   Slovak
Slovak form of PAUL.
PAWEŁ   m   Polish
Polish form of PAUL.
PAYAM   m   Persian
Means "message" in Persian.
PEDER   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of PETER.
PEDJA   m   Serbian
Diminutive of PREDRAG.
PEDRO   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of PETER. This was the name of the only two emperors of Brazil.
PEDRU   m   Sardinian
Sardinian form of PETER.
PEERS   m   English (Rare)
Variant of PIERS.
PÈIRE   m   Occitan
Occitan form of PETER.
PEKKA   m   Finnish
Finnish form of PETER.
PEKKO   m   Finnish Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the name of the Finnish god of fields and crops.
PELEG   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Means "division, channel" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is the son of Eber.
PELLE   m   Swedish
Swedish diminutive of PER.
PENKO   m   Bulgarian
Bulgarian diminutive of PETAR.
PÉPIN   m   History
Frankish name of unknown meaning. It possibly means "awe-inspiring" from Frankish bib- "to tremble". This was the name of three majordomos of Austrasia including Pépin III the Short, who became the first Carolingian king of the Franks. He was the father of Charlemagne.
PEPPE   m   Italian
Diminutive of GIUSEPPE.
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