Browse Names

This is a list of names in which the gender is masculine; and the relationship is contraction.
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ADLAI   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Contracted form of ADALIA. This is the name of the father of one of King David's herdsmen in the Old Testament.
ÆLRED   m   Anglo-Saxon
Contracted form of ÆÐELRÆD. This was the name of a 12th-century English saint.
ALBERT   m   English, French, Catalan, German, Polish, Russian, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Romanian, Hungarian, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Adalbert, which was composed of the elements adal "noble" and beraht "bright". This name was common among medieval German royalty. The Normans introduced it to England, where it replaced the Old English cognate Æðelberht. Though it became rare in England by the 17th century, it was repopularized in the 19th century by the German-born Prince Albert, the husband of Queen Victoria.... [more]
AUSTIN   m   English
Medieval contracted form of AUGUSTINE (1). Modern use of the name is probably also partly inspired by the common surname Austin, which is of the same origin. This is also the name of a city in Texas.
CORD   m   German
German contracted form of CONRAD.
FRANCO (2)   m   Italian
Contracted form of FRANCESCO.
GJORD   m   Swedish (Rare)
Contracted form of GUÐFRIÐR.
GJURD   m   Norwegian (Rare)
Contracted form of GUÐFRIÐR.
HANNAS   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of ANNAS.
HRÓALDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ROALD.
HRÓARR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name, derived from the element hróðr "fame" combined with either geirr "spear" (making it a relation of HRÓÐGEIRR), arr "warrior" or varr "vigilant, cautious". This is the name of a legendary Danish king, the same one who is featured in the Anglo-Saxon poem 'Beowulf' with the name Hroðgar.
HROLF   m   Ancient Germanic
Contracted form of HRODULF.
HRÓLFR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Contracted form of HRÓÐÓLFR.
KLEOPAS   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of CLEOPAS.
KORD   m   German
German contracted form of CONRAD.
KURT   m   German, English
German contracted form of CONRAD. A famous bearer was the American musician Kurt Cobain (1967-1994).
MIKHAH   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MICAH.
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]
VLADILEN   m   Russian
Contraction of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, the name of the founder of the former Soviet state.
VLADLEN   m   Russian
Contraction of Vladimir Lenin, the name of the founder of the former Soviet state.
YESHUA   m   Biblical Hebrew, Ancient Aramaic
Contracted form of Yehoshu'a (see JOSHUA) used in the books of Ezra and Nehemiah in the Hebrew Old Testament. The form was also used in Aramaic, and was most likely the name represented by Greek Iesous (see JESUS) in the New Testament. This means it was probably the real name of Jesus.
YO'ASH   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOASH.
YOCHANAN   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOHN (and JOHANAN). This is a contracted form of the longer name יְהוֹחָנָן (Yehochanan).
YONATAN   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of JONATHAN.
YORAM   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JORAM.
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