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PETYA   m & f   Russian, Bulgarian
Russian masculine diminutive of PYOTR or Bulgarian feminine diminutive of PETAR.
PHILO   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Φιλων (Philon), which was derived from φιλος (philos) meaning "lover, friend". This was the name of a 1st-century Hellenistic Jewish philosopher and theologian from Alexandria.
PIERO   m   Italian
Italian form of PETER. Piero della Francesca was an Italian Renaissance painter.
PIERS   m   English (British), Medieval French
Medieval form of PETER. This was the name of the main character in the 14th-century poem 'Piers Plowman' by William Langland.
PILIB   m   Irish
Irish form of PHILIP.
PIOTR   m   Polish
Polish form of PETER.
PIPIN   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of PÉPIN.
PIRAN   m   Cornish
Possibly derived from CIARÁN. This was the name of a 5th-century Irish monk who founded a monastery in Cornwall. He is the patron saint of Cornwall.
PISTA   m   Hungarian
Diminutive of ISTVÁN.
PISTI   m   Hungarian
Diminutive of ISTVÁN.
PLATO   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Πλατων (Platon) which was derived from Greek πλατυς (platys) meaning "broad-shouldered". Plato was one of the most important of the Greek philosophers. He was a pupil of Socrates and a teacher of Aristotle. He constructed the theory of Forms and wrote several works, including the 'Republic'.
PLINY   m   History
From the Roman family name Plinius, which is of unknown meaning. Two 1st-century Romans are known by this name: Gaius Plinius Secundus (called Pliny the Elder), a scientist and historian who died during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius; and Caius Plinius Caecilius Secundus (called Pliny the Younger), an author and statesman.
PLUTO   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized), Roman Mythology
Latinized form of Greek Πλουτων (Plouton), derived from πλουτος (ploutos) meaning "wealth". This was an alternate name of Hades, the god of the underworld. This is also the name of a dwarf planet (formerly designated the ninth planet) in the solar system.
POLAT   m   Turkish
Turkish form of BOLAT.
POLDI   m   German
German diminutive of LEOPOLD.
PRIAM   m   Greek Mythology (Anglicized)
From the Greek Πριαμος (Priamos), possibly meaning "redeemed". In Greek legend Priam was the king of Troy during the Trojan War and the father of many children including Hector and Paris.
PRICE   m   Welsh
From a Welsh surname which was derived from ap Rhys meaning "son of RHYS".
PRIMO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of the Late Latin name Primus, which meant "first". This was the name of three early saints, each of whom were martyred.
PRYCE   m   Welsh
Variant of PRICE.
PUNIT   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "cleaned, purified" in Sanskrit.
PUTRA   m   Indonesian
Means "son" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit पुत्र (putra).
PWYLL   m   Welsh Mythology
Meaning unknown. In the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh mythology, Pwyll is a king of Dyfed who pursues and finally marries Rhiannon.
PYLYP   m   Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of PHILIP.
PYOTR   m   Russian
Russian form of PETER. A famous bearer was the Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893).
QADIR   m   Arabic
Means "capable, powerful" in Arabic. In Islamic tradition القدير (al-Qadir) is one of the 99 names of Allah.
QAMAR   m & f   Arabic
Means "moon" in Arabic.
QASIM   m   Arabic, Urdu
Means "one who divides goods among his people", derived from Arabic قسم (qasama) "to share" or "to divide". This was the name of a son of Muhammad who died while young.
QIANG   m   Chinese
From Chinese (qiáng) meaning "strong, powerful, energetic", as well as other characters pronounced in a similar way.
QUANG   m   Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (quang) meaning "bright, clear".
QUINN   m & f   Irish, English
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Cuinn meaning "descendant of CONN".
QUSAY   m   Arabic
Possibly derived from Arabic قصي (qasi) meaning "distant". This was the name of an ancestor of the Prophet Muhammad who was in charge of a temple in Mecca.
QUYỀN   m   Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (quyền) meaning "power, right, authority".
RABAN   m   Ancient Germanic
From a Germanic byname derived from hraban meaning "raven".
RADEK   m   Czech, Polish
Diminutive of Slavic names beginning with rad "happy, willing".
RADHA   f & m   Hinduism, Indian, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi, Marathi
Means "success" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the favourite consort of the Hindu god Krishna.
RADIM   m   Czech
Short form of RADOMIR.
RADKO   m   Bulgarian, Czech
Diminutive of Slavic names beginning with the element rad "happy, willing".
RADOŠ   m   Czech
Short form of RADOSLAV, RADOMIR, and other names beginning with the Slavic element rad meaning "happy, willing".
RADÚZ   m   Czech
Derived from the Czech word rád "happy, glad". The Czech author Julius Zeyer probably created it for a character in his play 'Radúz and Mahulena' (1898).
RAFAŁ   m   Polish
Polish form of RAPHAEL.
RAFIQ   m   Arabic, Urdu
Means either "friend" or "gentle" in Arabic.
RAGHU   m   Hinduism, Indian, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam
Means "swift" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a heroic king in Hindu epics, the great-grandfather of Rama. It is also mentioned as the name of a son of Buddha in Buddhist texts.
RAHAT   m & f   Arabic
Means "rest, comfort" in Arabic.
RAHIM   m   Arabic
Means "kind, compassionate" in Arabic. In Islamic tradition الرحيم (al-Rahim) is one of the 99 names of Allah.
RAHMİ   m   Turkish
Means "merciful" in Turkish, ultimatey from Arabic.
RAHUL   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Gujarati, Punjabi, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu
Possibly means "able, efficient" in Sanskrit. This was the name of a son of Gautama Buddha.
RAIMO   m   Finnish
Finnish form of RAYMOND.
RAINE   f & m   English (Rare)
Possibly based on the French word reine meaning "queen". A famous bearer is the British socialite Raine Spencer (1929-), the stepmother of Princess Diana. In modern times it can also be used as a variant of RAIN (1) or a short form of LORRAINE.
RAJAB   m   Arabic
Means "respect" in Arabic. This is the name of the seventh month in the Islamic calendar.
RAJIB   m   Bengali
Bengali form of RAJIV.
RAJIV   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Tamil, Nepali
Means "striped" in Sanskrit. This is used to refer to the blue lotus in Hindu texts.
RAJKO   m   Croatian
Derived from Croatian raj meaning "paradise".
RALPH   m   English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German
Contracted form of the Old Norse name RÁÐÚLFR (or its Norman form Radulf). Scandinavian settlers introduced it to England before the Norman conquest, though afterwards it was bolstered by Norman influence. In the Middle Ages it was usually spelled Ralf, but by the 17th century it was most commonly Rafe, reflecting the normal pronunciation. The Ralph spelling appeared in the 18th century. A famous bearer of the name was Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), an American poet and author who wrote on transcendentalism.
RAMAZ   m   Georgian
Possibly a Georgian form of RAMADAN.
RAMÓN   m   Spanish
Spanish form of RAYMOND.
RAMON   m   Catalan
Catalan form of RAYMOND.
RANDY   m & f   English
Diminutive of RANDALL, RANDOLF or MIRANDA.
RANGI   m   Maori, Polynesian Mythology
Means "sky" in Maori. In Maori and other Polynesian mythology Rangi or Ranginui was a god of the sky, husband of the earth goddess Papa. They were locked in a crushing embrace but were eventually separated by their children, the other gods.
RANKO   m   Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the Slavic word ранъ (ranu) meaning "early".
RANSU   m   Finnish
Finnish form of Franciscus (see FRANCIS).
RAOUL   m   French, Italian
French form of Radulf (see RALPH).
RASEL   m   Bengali
Bengali form of RASUL.
RASHN   m   Persian Mythology
Modern Persian form of Avestan Rashnu meaning "justice". In Zoroastrianism this was the name of a Yazata who judged the souls of the dead.
RASİM   m   Turkish, Azerbaijani
Turkish and Azerbaijani form of RASIM.
RASIM   m   Arabic
Means "planner, architect" in Arabic.
RASUL   m   Arabic
Means "prophet, messenger" in Arabic.
RATAN   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali
Variant of RATNA.
RATKO   m   Croatian, Serbian
Diminutive of names beginning with the Slavic element rati meaning "war, battle".
RATNA   f & m   Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Nepali, Indonesian
Derived from Sanskrit रत्न (ratna) meaning "jewel, treasure". This is a transcription of both the feminine form रत्ना and the masculine form रत्न.
RAVEN   f & m   English
From the name of the bird, ultimately from Old English hræfn. The raven is revered by several Native American groups of the west coast. It is also associated with the Norse god Odin.
RAVID   m & f   Hebrew
Means "ornament, necklace" in Hebrew.
RAYAN   m & f   Arabic
Variant transcription of RAYYAN.
RAYKO   m   Bulgarian
Bulgarian variant of RADKO.
RAYNO   m   Bulgarian
Bulgarian variant of RADKO.
RECEP   m   Turkish
Turkish form of RAJAB.
REECE   m   Welsh
Anglicized form of RHYS.
REESE   m   Welsh
Anglicized form of RHYS.
REFİK   m   Turkish
Turkish form of RAFIQ.
REGIN   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of REIN.
RÉGIS   m   French
From a surname meaning "ruler" in Occitan. This name is often given in honour of Saint Jean-François Régis, a 17th-century French Jesuit priest.
ŘEHOŘ   m   Czech
Czech form of GREGORY.
REIJO   m   Finnish
Finnish form of GREGORY.
REIMA   m   Finnish
Finnish form of RAYMOND.
REINO   m   Finnish
Finnish form of REYNOLD.
REMAO   m   Limburgish
Limburgish form of RAYMOND. Its spelling has been influenced by the French pronunciation of Raymond.
REMUS   m   Roman Mythology, Romanian
Meaning unknown. In Roman legend Romulus and Remus were the founders of Rome. Remus was later slain by Romulus.
RENAT   m   Russian
Russian form of RENATUS. In some cases Communist parents may have bestowed it as an acronym of революсия наука техника (revolyusiya nauka tekhnika) meaning "revolution, science, technics" or революсия наука труд (revolyusiya nauka trud) meaning "revolution, science, labour".
RENZO   m   Italian
Short form of LORENZO.
REŞİT   m   Turkish
Turkish form of RASHID.
REUEL   m   Biblical
Means "friend of God" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is another name for Jethro. The fantasy author John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) was a famous bearer.
REVAZ   m   Georgian
Possibly of Persian origin meaning "wealthy, successful".
REYES   f & m   Spanish
Means "kings" in Spanish. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, La Virgen de los Reyes, meaning "The Virgin of the Kings". According to legend, the Virgin Mary appeared to King Ferdinand III of Castile and told him his armies would defeat those of the Moors in Seville.
RHETT   m   English
From a surname, an Anglicized form of the Dutch de Raedt, derived from raet "advice, counsel". Margaret Mitchell used this name for the character Rhett Butler in her novel 'Gone with the Wind' (1936).
RICKI   m & f   English
Masculine and feminine diminutive of RICHARD.
RICKY   m   English
Diminutive of RICHARD.
RIDHA   m   Arabic
Means "satisfaction, contentment" in Arabic. This name was borne by Ali Musi al-Ridha, a 9th-century Shia imam.
RIFAT   m   Turkish
Turkish form of RIFAT.
RIFAT   m   Arabic
Means "high rank" in Arabic.
RIGBY   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "ridge farm" in Old Norse.
RIGEL   m   Astronomy
Derived from Arabic الرجل (al-Rijl) meaning "foot". This is the name of the star that forms the left foot of the constellation Orion.
RILEY   m & f   English
From a surname which comes from two distinct sources. As an Irish surname it is a variant of REILLY. As an English surname it is derived from a place name meaning "rye clearing" in Old English.
RINAT (1)   m   Tatar, Bashkir
Tatar and Bashkir form of RENAT.
RINUS   m   Dutch
Short form of MARINUS.
RISHI   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Nepali
Means "sage, poet" in Sanskrit, perhaps ultimately deriving from a root meaning "to see".
RIŠKO   m   Slovak
Diminutive of RICHARD.
RISTO   m   Finnish, Macedonian
Finnish and Macedonian short form of CHRISTOPHER.
RIVER   m   English (Modern)
From the English word that denotes a flowing body of water. The word is ultimately derived (via Old French) from Latin ripa "riverbank".
ROALD   m   Norwegian
Modern form of the Old Norse name Hróðvaldr or Hróaldr, composed of the elements hróðr "fame" and valdr "ruler". This name was borne by the children's author Roald Dahl (1916-1990).
ROBBE   m   Dutch
Diminutive of ROBRECHT.
ROBBY   m   English
Diminutive of ROBERT.
ROBIN   m & f   English, Dutch, Swedish
Medieval diminutive of ROBERT. Robin Hood was a legendary hero and archer of medieval England who stole from the rich to give to the poor. In modern times it has also been used as a feminine name, and it may sometimes be given in reference to the red-breasted bird.
ROCCO   m   Italian, Ancient Germanic
Germanic name derived from the element hrok meaning "rest". This was the name of a 14th-century French saint who nursed victims of the plague but eventually contracted the disease himself. He is the patron saint of the sick.
ROCKY   m   English
Diminutive of ROCCO or other names beginning with a similar sound, or else a nickname referring to a tough person. This is the name of a boxer played by Sylvester Stallone in the movie 'Rocky' (1976) and its five sequels.
RODDY   m   English, Scottish
Diminutive of RODERICK or RODNEY.
RODGE   m   English
Short form of RODGER.
RODYA   m   Russian
Diminutive of RODION.
ROFFE   m   Swedish
Swedish diminutive of ROLF.
ROGER   m   English, French, Catalan, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch
Means "famous spear" from the Germanic elements hrod "fame" and ger "spear". The Normans brought this name to England, where it replaced the Old English cognate Hroðgar (the name of the Danish king in the Anglo-Saxon epic 'Beowulf'). It was a common name in England during the Middle Ages. By the 18th century it was rare, but it was revived in following years. The name was borne by the Norman lords Roger I, who conquered Sicily in the 11th century, and his son Roger II, who ruled Sicily as a king.
ROHAN (1)   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Kannada
Derived from Sanskrit रोहण (rohana) meaning "ascending".
ROHIT   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Odia, Gujarati, Kannada, Telugu, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit रोहित (rohita) meaning "red".
ROKUS   m   Dutch
Dutch variant of ROCHUS.
ROLAN   m   Russian
Russian form of ROLAND.
ROLLO   m   English
Latinized form of Roul, the Old French form of ROLF. Rollo (or Rolf) the Ganger was an exiled Viking who, in the 10th century, became the first Duke of Normandy. It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the 19th century.
ROLPH   m   English (Rare)
Variant of ROLF.
ROMÁN   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of Romanus (see ROMAN).
ROMAN   m   Russian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Ukrainian, Slovene, Croatian, German
From the Late Latin name Romanus which meant "Roman".
ROMEO   m   Italian
Italian form of the Late Latin name Romaeus meaning "a pilgrim to Rome". Romeo is best known as the lover of Juliet in Shakespeare's tragedy 'Romeo and Juliet' (1596).
RÓNÁN   m   Irish
Means "little seal", derived from Irish rón "seal" combined with a diminutive suffix.
RONEN   m   Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew רוֹן (ron) meaning "song, joy".
RONNE   m   Frisian
Frisian short form of Germanic names beginning with the element hraban meaning "raven".
RONNY   m   English
Diminutive of RONALD.
ROOPE   m   Finnish
Finnish form of ROBERT.
ROQUE   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of ROCCO.
RORIE   m   Irish, Scottish
Variant of RORY.
ROTEM   m & f   Hebrew
From the name of a desert plant (species Retama raetam), possibly derived from Hebrew רְתֹם (retom) meaning "to bind".
ROWAN   m & f   Irish, English (Modern)
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Ruadháin meaning "descendant of RUADHÁN". This name can also be given in reference to the rowan tree.
ROYAL   m   English
From the English word royal, derived (via Old French) from Latin regalis, a derivative of rex "king". It was first used as a given name in the 19th century.
ROYCE   m   English
From a surname which was derived from the medieval given name Royse, a variant of ROSE.
ROYLE   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "rye hill" from Old English ryge "rye" and hyll "hill".
RUADH   m   Irish, Scottish
Gaelic byname meaning "red", often a nickname for one with red hair. This was the nickname of the Scottish outlaw Raibeart Ruadh MacGregor (1671-1734), known as Rob Roy in English.
RUARC   m   Irish
Probably an Irish form of HRŒREKR, introduced by Scandinavian settlers and invaders. Alternatively it may be derived from Irish ruarc "squall, rainstorm".
RUBEM   m   Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of REUBEN.
RÚBEN   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of REUBEN.
RUBÉN   m   Spanish
Spanish form of REUBEN.
RUBEN   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, French, Armenian, Biblical Latin
Scandinavian, Dutch, French and Armenian form of REUBEN. This was the name of an 11th-century Armenian ruler of Cilicia.
RUEDI   m   German (Swiss)
Swiss diminutive of RUDOLF.
RUFUS   m   Ancient Roman, English, Biblical
Roman cognomen which meant "red-haired" in Latin. Several early saints had this name, including one mentioned in one of Paul's epistles in the New Testament. As a nickname it was used by William II Rufus, a king of England, because of his red hair. It came into general use in the English-speaking world after the Protestant Reformation.
RUMEN   m   Bulgarian, Macedonian
Means "ruddy, red-cheeked" in Bulgarian and Macedonian.
RURIK   m   Russian
Russian form of the Old Norse name HRŒREKR.
RÜŞEN   m & f   Turkish
Turkish form of ROSHAN.
RUSTY   m   English
From a nickname which was originally given to someone with a rusty, or reddish-brown, hair colour.
RUSUL   m   Arabic
Means "prophets, messengers" in Arabic.
RYDER   m   English (Modern)
From an English occupational surname derived from Old English ridere meaning "mounted warrior" or "messenger".
RYKER   m   English (Modern)
Possibly a variant of the German surname Riker, a derivative of Low German rike "rich". It may have been altered by association with the popular name prefix Ry.
RYLAN   m   English (Modern)
Possibly a variant of the English surname Ryland, which was originally derived from a place name meaning "rye land" in Old English.
RYLEY   m   English (Modern)
Variant of RILEY.
RYOTA   m   Japanese
Variant transcription of RYOUTA.
SABAH   f & m   Arabic, Turkish
Means "morning" in Arabic and Turkish.
SABAS   m   Spanish, Late Greek
From a Greek name which was derived from Hebrew סַבָא (sava') meaning "old man". Saints bearing this name include a 4th-century Gothic martyr, a 5th-century Cappadocian hermit, and a 12th-century archbishop of Serbia who is the patron saint of that country.
SABRI   m   Arabic
Means "patient" in Arabic.
SABRİ   m   Turkish
Turkish form of SABRI.
SACHA   m & f   French
French form of SASHA.
SAHAK   m   Armenian
Armenian form of ISAAC. This was the name of a 5th-century patriarch of the Armenian Church.
ŞAHİN   m   Turkish
Turkish form of SHAHIN.
SAKHR   m   Arabic
Means "solid rock" in Arabic. This name appears in the poems of the 7th-century poetess Al-Khansa.
ŞAKİR   m   Turkish
Turkish form of SHAKIR.
SAKKE   m   Finnish
Diminutive of SAKARI.
SALAH   m   Arabic
Means "righteousness" in Arabic.
SALEH   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of SALIH.
SALİH   m   Turkish
Turkish form of SALIH.
SALIH   m   Arabic
Means "virtuous" in Arabic. According to the Qur'an this was the name of an early Arabian prophet.
SALIL   m   Arabic
Means "sword" or "son" in Arabic.
SALIM   m   Arabic
Means "safe", derived from Arabic سلم (salima) "to be safe".
SAMAD   m   Arabic
Means "eternal" in Arabic.
SAMED   m   Turkish
Turkish form of SAMAD.
SAMİR   m   Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of SAMIR (1).
SAMIR (1)   m   Arabic
Means "companion in evening talk" in Arabic.
SAMIR (2)   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati
Means "wind, air" in Sanskrit.
SAMMY   m & f   English
Diminutive of SAMUEL, SAMSON or SAMANTHA.
SAMPO   m   Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Finnish mythology this is the name of a magical artifact (perhaps a mill) created by the smith god Ilmarinen.
SANDI   m   Croatian, Slovene
Diminutive of ALEKSANDAR or ALEKSANDER.
SANDU   m   Romanian
Short form of ALEXANDRU.
SANDY   m & f   English
Originally a diminutive of ALEXANDER. As a feminine name it is a diminutive of ALEXANDRA or SANDRA. It can also be given in reference to the colour.
SANEL   m   Croatian
Masculine form of SANELA.
SANTO   m   Italian
Means "saint" in Italian, ultimately from Latin sanctus.
SANYA (2)   m & f   Russian
Diminutive of ALEKSANDR or ALEKSANDRA.
SANYI   m   Hungarian
Diminutive of SÁNDOR.
SAOUL   m   Biblical Greek
Form of SAUL used in the Greek Old Testament.
SARAL   m   Indian, Hindi
Means "straight" in Sanskrit.
SASHA   m & f   Russian, Ukrainian, English, French
Russian and Ukrainian diminutive of ALEKSANDR or ALEKSANDRA.
SASHI   m & f   Indian, Kannada
Variant transcription of SHASHI.
SASHO   m   Macedonian, Bulgarian
Macedonian and Bulgarian diminutive of ALEXANDER.
SATAN   m   Theology, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew שָׂטָן (satan) meaning "adversary". This is the Hebrew name of the enemy of the Judeo-Christian god. In the New Testament he is also known by the title Devil (Diabolos in Greek).
SAULI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of SAUL.
SAVAŞ   m   Turkish
Means "war" in Turkish.
SAVIO   m   Italian
Means "clever, bright" in Italian.
SAVVA   m   Russian
Russian form of SABAS.
SAWYL   m   Welsh
Welsh form of SAMUEL.
SAXON   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from the name of the Germanic tribe the Saxons, ultimately deriving from the Germanic word sahs meaning "knife". This name can also be given in direct reference to the tribe.
SCOTT   m   English, Scottish
From an English and Scottish surname which referred to a person from Scotland or a person who spoke Scottish Gaelic. It is derived from Latin Scoti meaning "Gaelic speaker", with the ultimate origin uncertain.
SEJAD   m   Bosnian
Bosnian form of SA'ID.
SEKAR   m   Tamil
Tamil form of SHEKHAR.
SELBY   m & f   English (Rare)
From an English surname which was from a place name meaning "willow farm" in Old Norse.
SELIG   m   Yiddish
Means "blessed, happy" in Yiddish.
SELİM   m   Turkish
Turkish form of SALIM. This was the name of three Ottoman sultans, including the father of Süleyman the Magnificent.
SEMEN   m   Ukrainian, Russian
Ukrainian form of SIMON, as well as a variant transcription of Russian SEMYON.
SEMİH   m   Turkish
Means "generous" in Turkish.
SEMİR   m   Turkish
Turkish form of SAMIR (1).
SENÁN   m   Irish
Means "little old person", derived from Old Irish sen "old" combined with a diminutive suffix. Saint Senán was a 6th-century monk from Munster, Ireland.
SENAN   m   Irish
Anglicized form of SENÁN.
SEONG   m & f   Korean
From Sino-Korean (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded", as well as other hanja characters with the same pronunciation. Although it does appear as a single-character name, it is more often used in combination with another character.
SEPPO (1)   m   Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Derived from Finnish seppä "smith". Seppo Ilmarinen ("the smith Ilmarinen") was the name of a master craftsman in the Finnish epic the 'Kalevala'.
SEPPO (2)   m   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of SEBASTIAN.
SERGE   m   French
French form of SERGIUS.
SERGI   m   Catalan
Catalan form of SERGIUS.
ŞERİF   m   Turkish
Turkish form of SHARIF.
SERIK   m   Kazakh
Means "support" in Kazakh.
SESTO   m   Italian
Italian form of SEXTUS.
SEUNG   m & f   Korean
From Sino-Korean (seung) meaning "rise, ascent", (seung) meaning "victory, excel" or (seung) meaning "inherit", as well as other characters which are pronounced similarly.
SEVAN   f & m   Armenian
From the name of the largest lake in Armenia, which may be from the Urartian word suinia simply meaning "lake".
SEYED   m   Persian
Persian form of SAYYID.
SHADI (1)   m   Arabic
Means "singer" in Arabic.
SHANE   m   Irish, English
Anglicized form of SEÁN. It came into general use in America after the release of the western movie 'Shane' (1953).
SHANI (1)   f & m   Hebrew
Means "red, scarlet" in Hebrew.
SHANI (2)   m   Hinduism
From the Sanskrit name of the planet Saturn. This is the name of a celestial Hindu god.
SHA'UL   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of SAUL.
SHAUN   m   English
Anglicized form of SEÁN.
SHAWN   m   English
Anglicized form of SEÁN.
SHEBA   m   Biblical
Means "oath" in Hebrew. This is the name of several characters in the Old Testament. Also in the Bible, this is a place name, referring to a region in Ethiopia. The queen of Sheba visited Solomon after hearing of his wisdom.
SHIRO   m   Japanese
Variant transcription of SHIROU.
SHIVA (1)   m   Hinduism, Indian, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit शिव (shiva) meaning "benign, kind, auspicious". Shiva is the Hindu god of destruction and restoration, the husband of the mother goddess Parvati. His aspect is usually terrifying, but it can also be gentle.
SHOTA   m   Japanese
Variant transcription of SHOUTA.
SHURA   f & m   Russian
Russian diminutive of ALEKSANDRA or ALEKSANDR.
SHYAM   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Bengali, Nepali
Modern masculine form of SHYAMA.
SIARL   m   Welsh
Welsh form of CHARLES.
SIGGE   m   Swedish
Diminutive of SIGMUND, SIGFRID (1), and other Germanic names beginning with the element sigu which means "victory".
SIKKE   m   Frisian
Frisian diminutive of Germanic names beginning with the element sigu which means "victory".
SILAS   m   English, Greek, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Probably a short form of SILVANUS. This is the name of a companion of Saint Paul in the New Testament. Paul refers to him as Silvanus in his epistles, though it is possible that Silas was in fact a Greek form of the Hebrew name SAUL (via Aramaic).... [more]
SIMÃO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of SIMON.
SIMBA (1)   m   Southern African, Shona
Means "strength" in Shona.
SIMBA (2)   m   Eastern African, Swahili
Means "lion" in Swahili. This is the name of the main character in the Disney movie 'The Lion King' (1994), about a lion cub who exiles himself after his father is murdered.
SIMEN   m   Norwegian
Norwegian variant of SIMON.
ŠIMON   m   Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of SIMON.
SIMÓN   m   Spanish
Spanish form of SIMON. This name was borne by the South American revolutionary Simón Bolívar (1783-1830).
SIMON   m   English, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Hungarian, Slovene, Romanian, Macedonian, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From Σιμων (Simon), the New Testament Greek form of the Hebrew name שִׁמְעוֹן (Shim'on) which meant "he has heard". This name is spelled Simeon, based on Greek Συμεων, in many translations of the Old Testament, where it is borne by the second son of Jacob. In the New Testament Simon is the name of several characters, including the man who carried the cross for Jesus. Most importantly however it was borne by the leading apostle Simon, also known as Peter (a name given to him by Jesus).... [more]
ŠIMUN   m   Croatian
Croatian form of SIMON.
SINGH   m   Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion". In 1699 Guru Gobind Singh gave all his male Sikh followers the surname Singh, and it is now a very common surname or a middle name. The female equivalent is Kaur.
SIORS   m   Welsh
Welsh form of GEORGE.
SIPHO   m   Southern African, Xhosa
Means "gift" in Xhosa.
SISTO   m   Italian
Italian form of SIXTUS.
ŞIVAN   m   Kurdish
Means "shepherd" in Kurdish.
SI-WOO   m   Korean
Variant transcription of SI-U.
SIXTE   m   French
French form of SIXTUS.
SIZWE   m   Southern African, Xhosa
Means "nation" in Xhosa.
SJAAK   m   Dutch
Dutch form of JACQUES or ISAAC.
SJANG   m   Limburgish
Limburgish form of Iohannes, via the French form JEAN (1).
SJENG   m   Limburgish
Variant of SJANG.
SJORS   m   Dutch
Dutch form of GEORGE.
SJURD   m   Norwegian
Norwegian form of SIGURD.
SLADE   m   English (Modern)
From a surname which meant "valley" in Old English.
SLAVA   m & f   Russian, Slovene, Croatian
Short form of Slavic names containing the element slava "glory".
SMITH   m   English
From an English surname meaning "metal worker, blacksmith", derived from Old English smitan "to smite, to hit". It is the most common surname in most of the English-speaking world.
SOINI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of SVEN.
SOLLY   m   Jewish
Diminutive of SOLOMON.
SOLON   m   Ancient Greek
Possibly from Greek σολος (solos) meaning "lump of iron". This was the name of an Athenian statesman who reformed the laws and government of the city.
SONAM   f & m   Tibetan, Bhutanese, Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "virtuous, good karma, fortunate" in Tibetan.
SONER   m   Turkish
Means "last man" in Turkish.
SONNY   m   English
From a nickname which is commonly used to denote a young boy, derived from the English word son.
SÖREN   m   Swedish, German
Swedish and German form of SØREN.
SØREN   m   Danish, Norwegian
Danish form of SEVERINUS. Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) was a Danish philosopher who is regarded as a precursor of existentialism.
SORIN   m   Romanian
Possibly derived from Romanian soare meaning "sun".
SOTHY   m & f   Khmer
Means "intelligence" in Khmer.
SOUMA   m   Japanese
From Japanese (sou) meaning "sudden, sound of the wind" and (ma) meaning "real, genuine". Other kanji combinations are possible.
SOUTA   m   Japanese
From Japanese (sou) meaning "sudden, sound of the wind" and (ta) meaning "thick, big". This name can also be formed of other kanji combinations.
SPIKE   m   English (Rare)
From a nickname which may have originally been given to a person with spiky hair.
SPIRO   m   Greek
Variant of SPYRO.
SPYRO   m   Greek
Short form of SPYRIDON.
SROEL   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of ISRAEL.
STAAS   m   Dutch
Dutch short form of ANASTASIUS or EUSTACHIUS.
STACE   m   Medieval English
Medieval short form of EUSTACE.
STACY   f & m   English
Either a diminutive of ANASTASIA, or else from a surname which was derived from Stace, a medieval form of EUSTACE. As a feminine name, it came into general use during the 1950s, though it had earlier been in use as a rare masculine name.
STANE   m   Slovene
Short form of STANISLAV or other Slavic names beginning with the element stani meaning "stand, become".
STEEN   m   Danish
Danish cognate of STEN.
STEIN   m   Norwegian
Norwegian cognate of STEN.
STEPH   f & m   English
Short form of STEPHEN or STEPHANIE.
STEVE   m   English
Short form of STEVEN. A notable bearer was American technology entrepreneur Steve Jobs (1955-2011).
STEVO   m   Serbian, Croatian
Diminutive of STEVAN.
STIAN   m   Norwegian
Modern form of STÍGANDR.
STIGR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Means "path" in Old Norse.
STIJN   m   Dutch
Short form of CONSTANTIJN or AUGUSTIJN.
STIPE   m   Croatian
Croatian diminutive of STJEPAN.
STIPO   m   Croatian
Croatian diminutive of STJEPAN.
STORM   m & f   English (Modern), Danish, Norwegian
From the vocabulary word, ultimately from Old English storm, or in the case of the Scandinavian name, from Old Norse stormr.
STURE   m   Swedish, Medieval Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse stura "to be contrary". This was the name of three viceroys of Sweden.
SU-BIN   f & m   Korean
From Sino-Korean (su) meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding" combined with (bin) meaning "refined". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.
SUJAY   m   Bengali, Indian, Marathi
Means "great victory", derived from the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) meaning "good" combined with जय (jaya) meaning "victory".
SU-JIN   f & m   Korean
From Sino-Korean (su) meaning "gather, harvest" or (su) meaning "long life, lifespan" combined with (jin) meaning "real, genuine" or (jin) meaning "precious, rare". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.
ŞUKRİ   m   Turkish
Turkish form of SHUKRI.
SULJO   m   Bosnian
Bosnian diminutive of SÜLEYMAN.
SUMAN   m & f   Bengali, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada, Nepali
Means "well-disposed, good mind", derived from the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) meaning "good" combined with मनस् (manas) meaning "mind".
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