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AABRAHAM   m   Finnish (Rare)
Finnish (Rare) form of ABRAHAM.
AADOLF   m   Finnish
Finnish form of ADOLF.
AAGE   m   Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of ÁKI.
AAPELI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of ABEL.
AARNE   m   Finnish
Finnish form of ARNE (1).
AARÓN   m   Spanish
Spanish form of AARON.
AARON   m   English, Jewish, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name אַהֲרֹן ('Aharon) which is most likely of unknown Egyptian origin. Other theories claim a Hebrew derivation, and suggest meanings such as "high mountain" or "exalted". In the Old Testament this name is borne by the older brother of Moses. He acted as a spokesman for his brother when they appealed to the pharaoh to release the Israelites from slavery. Aaron's rod produced miracles and plagues to intimidate the pharaoh. After the departure from Egypt and arrival at Mount Sinai, God installed Aaron as the first high priest of the Israelites and promised that his descendants would form the priesthood.... [more]
AATAMI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of ADAM.
ABACUC   m   Biblical Latin
Biblical Latin form of HABAKKUK.
ABBAS   m   Arabic, Persian
Means "austere" in Arabic. This was the name of the Prophet Muhammad's uncle. It was also borne by a son of Ali, the fourth caliph.
ABBE   m   Frisian
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element adal meaning "noble".
ABDIAS   m   Biblical Latin
Form of OBADIAH used in the Latin Old Testament.
ABDIOU   m   Biblical Greek
Form of OBADIAH used in the Greek Old Testament.
ABDOLLAH   m   Persian
Persian form of ABD ALLAH.
ABDUL   m   Arabic, Urdu, Punjabi, Pashto, Bengali, Indonesian, Malay
First part of compound Arabic names beginning with عبد ال ('Abd al) meaning "servant of the" (such as عبد العزيز ('Abd al-'Aziz) "servant of the powerful").
ABDULAH   m   Bosnian
Bosnian form of ABD ALLAH.
ABDÜLHAMİT   m   Turkish
Turkish form of ABD AL-HAMID.
ABDÜLKADİR   m   Turkish
Turkish form of ABD AL-QADIR.
ABDÜLKERİM   m   Turkish
Turkish form of ABD AL-KARIM.
ABDULLAH   m   Arabic, Turkish, Malay, Indonesian
Variant transcription of ABD ALLAH, as well as the regular Turkish, Malay and Indonesian form.
ABDÜLLATİF   m   Turkish
Turkish form of ABD AL-LATIF.
ABDULLO   m   Tajik
Tajik form of ABD ALLAH.
ABDULLOHI   m   Tajik
Tajik variant form of ABD ALLAH.
ABDURAKHMAN   m   Chechen
Chechen form of ABD AL-RAHMAN.
ABDUWELI   m   Uyghur
Uyghur form of ABD AL-WALI.
ABE (2)   m   Frisian, Dutch
Variant of ABBE.
ÁBEL   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of ABEL.
ABEL   m   English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name הֶבֶל (Hevel) or הָבֶל (Havel) which meant "breath". In the Old Testament he is the second son of Adam and Eve, murdered out of envy by his brother Cain. In England, this name came into use during the Middle Ages, and it was common during the Puritan era.
ABELE   m   Italian
Italian form of ABEL.
ABENNER   m   Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of ABNER.
ABESSA   m   Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of ABISHAI.
ABESSALOM   m   Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of ABSALOM.
ABIA   m & f   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek and Latin form of 'AVIYAH.
ABIAH   m & f   Biblical
Variant of ABIJAH which also appears in the English Bible.
ABIDAN   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Means "my father is judge" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is a Benjamite prince.
ABIEL   m   Biblical
Means "God is my father" in Hebrew. This was the name of the grandfather of Saul in the Old Testament.
ABIHU   m   Biblical
Means "he is my father" in Hebrew. This is the name of a son of Aaron in the Old Testament. He and his brother Nadab were killed by God because they presented him with unauthorized fire.
ABIJAH   m & f   Biblical
Means "my father is YAHWEH" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of several characters, both male and female, including the second king of Judah.
ABÍLIO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of AVILIUS.
ABILIO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of AVILIUS.
ABIMAEL   m   Biblical
Means "my father is God" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is listed as a descendant of Shem.
ABIMELECH   m   Biblical
Means "my father is king" in Hebrew. This is the name of several characters in the Old Testament including a king of Gerar who takes Abraham's wife Sarah, but is forced by God to give her back.
ABIRAM   m   Biblical
Means "my father is exalted" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Abiram is swallowed by an earthquake after rebelling against the leadership of Moses.
ABISAI   m   Biblical Latin
Biblical Latin form of ABISHAI.
ABISHAI   m   Biblical
Means "my father is a gift" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is one of King David's heroes.
ABNER   m   English, Biblical, Biblical Latin
Means "my father is a light" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Abner was a cousin of Saul and the commander of his army. After he killed Asahel he was himself slain by Asahel's brother Joab. It has been used as an English Christian given name since the Protestant Reformation. It was popular with the Puritans, who brought it to America in the 17th century.
ABOLFAZL   m   Persian
Persian form of ABU AL-FADL.
ABOUBACAR   m   Western African
Form of ABU BAKR used in western Africa.
ABRAAM   m   Biblical Greek, Georgian
Biblical Greek form of ABRAHAM, as well as a Georgian form.
ABRAÃO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of ABRAHAM.
ÁBRAHÁM   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of ABRAHAM.
ABRAHAM   m   English, Hebrew, Spanish, French, Dutch, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Biblical, Biblical Latin
This name may be viewed either as meaning "father of many" in Hebrew or else as a contraction of ABRAM (1) and הָמוֹן (hamon) "many, multitude". The biblical patriarch Abraham was originally named Abram but God changed his name (see Genesis 17:5). With his father Terah, he led his wife Sarah, his nephew Lot and their other followers from Ur into Canaan. He is regarded by Jews as being the founder of the Hebrews through his son Isaac and by Muslims as being the founder of the Arabs through his son Ishmael.... [more]
ABRAM (1)   m   English, Biblical
Means "high father" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament God changed Abram's name to Abraham (see Genesis 17:5).
ABRAM (2)   m   Russian, Georgian
Russian and Georgian form of ABRAHAM.
ABRAMO   m   Italian
Italian form of ABRAHAM.
ABSALOM   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name אַבְשָׁלוֹם ('Avshalom) which meant "my father is peace". In the Old Testament he is a son of King David. He avenged his sister Tamar by arranging the murder of her rapist, their half-brother Amnon. He later led a revolt against his father. While fleeing on the back of a mule he got his head caught in a tree and was killed by Joab.
ABUBAKAR   m   Western African
Form of ABU BAKR used in western Africa.
ACHAAB   m   Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of AHAB.
ACHAB   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of AHAB used in some versions of the Vulgate.
ACHAICUS   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin
Latinized form of the Greek name Αχαικος (Achaikos), which referred to the region in Greece called Αχαια (Achaia), situated on the northern coast of the Peloponnese. In the New Testament this is the name of a Corinthian Christian who aids Saint Paul.
ACHARD   m   Old Norman
Medieval Norman form of EKKEHARD.
ACHILLE   m   French, Italian
French and Italian form of ACHILLES.
AD   m   Dutch, Limburgish
Short form of ADRIAAN.
ADALBERT   m   Ancient Germanic, German, Polish
Old Germanic form of ALBERT. This is the name of a patron saint of Bohemia, Poland and Prussia.
ADALIA   m   Biblical
Possibly means "YAHWEH is just" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a son of Haman.
ÁDÁM   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of ADAM.
ADAM   m   English, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Russian, Ukrainian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Romanian, Hebrew, Arabic, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
This is the Hebrew word for "man". It could be ultimately derived from Hebrew אדם ('adam) meaning "to be red", referring to the ruddy colour of human skin, or from Akkadian adamu meaning "to make".... [more]
ADAMO   m   Italian
Italian form of ADAM.
ADAMU   m   Old Church Slavic
Old Slavic form of ADAM.
ADÁN   m   Spanish
Spanish form of ADAM.
ADÃO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of ADAM.
ADDE   m   Frisian
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element adal meaning "noble".
ADE (2)   m   Frisian
Variant of ADDE.
ADÉLARD   m   French (Quebec)
French form of ADALHARD.
ADELARDO   m   Spanish, Italian (Archaic)
Spanish and Italian form of ADALHARD.
ADELBERT   m   German, Dutch
German and Dutch variant of ADALBERT.
ADELMAR   m   Ancient Germanic, Portuguese (Brazilian)
From the Germanic elements adal "noble" and meri "famous".
ADEM   m   Turkish
Turkish form of ADAM.
ADEMAR   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of Audamar (see OTMAR).
ADEMARO   m   Italian
Italian form of Audamar (see OTMAR).
ADEMIR   m   Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian variant of ADEMAR.
ÁDHAMH   m   Irish
Irish form of ADAM.
ADİL   m   Turkish
Turkish form of ADIL.
ADINA (1)   m & f   Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Hebrew
From Hebrew עֲדִינָא ('adina') meaning "slender, delicate". This name is borne by a soldier in the Old Testament. It is also used in modern Hebrew as a feminine name, typically spelled עֲדִינָה.
ADITYA   m   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Nepali, Indonesian
Means "belonging to ADITI" in Sanskrit. This is a name for the seven (or eight) Hindu gods who are the children of Aditi. It is also another name for the sun god Surya.
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.
ADNAN   m   Arabic, Turkish, Bosnian, Urdu
Means "settler" in Arabic. According to tradition, Adnan was an ancestor of the Prophet Muhammad and the northern Arabian tribes.
ADOLF   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Czech, Hungarian, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Adalwolf, which meant "noble wolf" from the Germanic elements adal "noble" and wulf. It was borne by several Swedish kings as a first or second name, most notably by Gustav II Adolf in the 17th century. Association with Adolf Hitler (1889-1945), the leader of the Nazi party in Germany during World War II, has lessened the use of this name.
ADOLFO   m   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of ADOLF.
ADOLPH   m   English
English form of ADOLF, rarely used since World War II.
ADOLPHE   m   French
French form of ADOLF.
ADOMAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of ADAM.
ADONIJAH   m   Biblical
Means "my lord is YAHWEH" in Hebrew. This is the name of one of King David's sons in the Old Testament. Though he was the eldest surviving son of David, he was passed over as heir to the throne in favour of Solomon.
ADORJÁN   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of ADRIAN.
ADRIÀ   m   Catalan
Catalan form of ADRIAN.
ADRIAAN   m   Dutch
Dutch form of ADRIAN.
ADRIÁN   m   Spanish, Hungarian
Spanish and Hungarian form of Hadrianus (see HADRIAN).
ADRIAN   m   English, Romanian, Polish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Russian
Form of Hadrianus (see HADRIAN). Several saints and six popes have borne this name, including the only English pope, Adrian IV, and the only Dutch pope, Adrian VI. As an English name, it has been in use since the Middle Ages, though it was not popular until modern times.
ADRIANO   m   Italian, Portuguese
Italian and Portuguese form of ADRIAN.
ADRIANUS   m   Dutch
Official Dutch form of ADRIAN, used on birth certificates but not commonly in daily life.
ADRIEN   m   French
French form of ADRIAN.
ADRIJAN   m   Croatian, Macedonian
Croatian and Macedonian form of ADRIAN.
AENEAS   m   Roman Mythology
Latin form of the Greek name Αινειας (Aineias), derived from Greek αινη (aine) meaning "praise". In Greek legend he was a son of Aphrodite and was one of the chief heroes who defended Troy from the Greeks. The Roman poet Virgil continued his story in the 'Aeneid', in which Aeneas travels to Italy and founds the Roman state.
AERON (2)   f & m   Welsh Mythology
Welsh form of AGRONA. In Welsh mythology Aeron was often portrayed as a masculine deity.
AFANASIY   m   Russian
Russian form of ATHANASIUS.
AFONSO   m   Portuguese, Galician
Portuguese and Galician form of ALFONSO.
AGAPITO   m   Spanish, Italian
From the Late Latin name Agapitus or Agapetus which was derived from the Greek name Αγαπητος (Agapetos) meaning "beloved". The name Agapetus was borne by two popes.
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".
AGNAR   m   Norwegian, Icelandic
From the Old Norse name Agnarr, derived from agi "awe, terror" or ag "edge of a sword" combined with arr "warrior".
AGNER   m   Danish
Danish form of AGNAR.
AGNI   m   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi
Means "fire" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the ancient Hindu fire god, usually depicted as red-skinned with three legs, seven arms, and two faces.
AGOSTINHO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AGOSTINO   m   Italian
Italian form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
ÁGOSTON   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AGRIPPA   m & f   Ancient Roman, Biblical
Roman cognomen of unknown meaning, possibly from Greek αγριος (agrios) "wild" and ‘ιππος (hippos) "horse" or possibly of Etruscan origin. It was also used as a praenomen, or given name, by the Furia and Menenia families. In the New Testament this name was borne by Herod Agrippa (a grandson of Herod the Great), the king of Israel who put the apostle James to death. It was also borne by the 1st-century BC Roman general Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa.
AGUSTÍ   m   Catalan
Catalan form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AGUSTÍN   m   Spanish
Spanish form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AHAB   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin
Means "uncle", from Hebrew אָח ('ach) "brother" and אֲב ('av) "father". This was the name of a king of Israel, the husband of Jezebel, as told in the Old Testament. He was admonished by Elijah for his sinful behaviour. This name was later used by Herman Melville in his novel 'Moby-Dick' (1851), where it belongs to a sea captain obsessively hunting for a white whale.
AHMAD   m   Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Pashto, Indonesian, Malay
Means "more commendable" in Arabic.
AHMED   m   Turkish, Bosnian, Arabic, Urdu, Pashto
Variant transcription and Turkish and Bosnian form of AHMAD. This was the name of three Ottoman sultans.
AHMET   m   Turkish
Turkish form of AHMAD.
AHOTH   m   Biblical Latin
Form of EHUD used in the Latin Old Testament.
AIBEK   m   Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Derived from Turkic ay "moon" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
AIDAN   m   Irish, Scottish, English (Modern)
Anglicized form of AODHÁN. In the latter part of the 20th century it became popular in America due to its sound, since it uses the same fashionable aden suffix sound found in such names as Braden and Hayden.
AIKE   m   Frisian
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element agil meaning "edge (of a sword), blade".
AILÍN   m   Irish
Irish cognate of ALAN.
AINDREA   m   Scottish
Scottish form of ANDREW.
AINDRÉAS   m   Irish
Irish form of ANDREW.
AINDRIÚ   m   Irish
Irish form of ANDREW.
AINGERU   m   Basque
Basque form of Angelus (see ANGEL).
AITHAN   m   Biblical Greek
Form of ETHAN used in the Greek Old Testament.
AJDIN   m   Bosnian
Bosnian form of AYDIN.
AKAKI   m   Georgian
Georgian form of AKAKIOS.
AKAMU   m   Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of ADAM.
AKBAR   m   Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
Means "greater, greatest" in Arabic. This was the name of a 16th-century Mughal ruler who expanded the empire to include most of India.
ÅKE   m   Swedish
Swedish form of ÁKI.
AKEEM   m   African American
Perhaps a variant of HAKIM.
AKHMAD   m   Chechen
Chechen form of AHMAD.
ÁKI   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse diminutive of names containing the element anu "ancestor, father".
AKIM   m   Russian
Russian form of JOACHIM.
AKSELI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of AXEL.
ALAATTİN   m   Turkish
Turkish form of ALA AL-DIN.
ALAIN   m   French
French form of ALAN.
ALAJOS   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of ALOYSIUS.
ALAN   m   English, Scottish, Breton, French
The meaning of this name is not known for certain. It was used in Brittany at least as early as the 6th century, and it possibly means either "little rock" or "handsome" in Breton. Alternatively, it may derive from the tribal name of the Alans, an Iranian people who migrated into Europe in the 4th and 5th centuries.... [more]
ALAOIS   m   Irish
Irish form of ALOYSIUS.
ALASDAIR   m   Scottish
Scottish form of ALEXANDER.
ALASTAR   m   Irish
Irish form of ALEXANDER.
ALBAER   m   Limburgish
Limburgish form of ALBERT. Its spelling has been influenced by the French pronunciation of Albert.
ALBAN   m   German, French, Albanian, English (Rare)
From the Roman cognomen Albanus which meant "from Alba". Alba (from Latin albus "white") was the name of various places within the Roman Empire, including the city Alba Longa. This name was borne by Saint Alban, the first British martyr (4th century). According to tradition, he sheltered a fugitive priest in his house. When his house was searched, he disguised himself as the priest, was arrested in his stead, and was beheaded. As an English name, Alban was occasionally used in the Middle Ages and was revived in the 18th century, though it is now uncommon.
ALBANO   m   Italian
Italian form of Albanus (see ALBAN).
ALBERICH   m   Ancient Germanic, Germanic Mythology
Derived from the Germanic elements alf "elf" and ric "power". Alberich was the name of the sorcerer king of the dwarfs in Germanic mythology. He also appears in the 'Nibelungenlied' as a dwarf who guards the treasure of the Nibelungen.
ALBERICO   m   Italian
Italian form of ALBERICH.
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]
ALBERTAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of ALBERT.
ALBERTE (1)   m   Galician
Galician form of ALBERT.
ALBERTO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of ALBERT.
ALBERTUS   m   Ancient Germanic (Latinized), Dutch
Latinized form of Adalbert (see ALBERT).
ALBINO   m   Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of ALBINUS.
ALBRECHT   m   German
German cognate of ALBERT.
ALCIDE   m   Italian, French (Rare)
Italian and French form of ALCIDES.
ALCIDES   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized), Portuguese, Spanish
Latinized form of Greek Αλκειδης (Alkeides), derived from αλκη (alke) "strength" and the patronymic suffix ιδης (ides). This was another name for the hero Herakles.
ALDÉRIC   m   French (Rare)
Variant of ALDRIC.
ALDERT   m   Dutch
Dutch form of a Germanic name, either ALDHARD or ADALHARD.
ALDIN   m   Bosnian
Bosian form of ALA AL-DIN.
ALDO   m   Italian, Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element ald "old", and possibly also with adal "noble".
ALDRIC   m   French, Ancient Germanic
From a Germanic name, derived from the elements ald "old" and ric "ruler, power". Saint Aldric was a 9th-century bishop of Le Mans.
ALE (2)   m   Frisian
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element adal meaning "noble".
ALEIX   m   Catalan
Catalan form of ALEXIS.
ALEIXO   m   Portuguese, Galician
Portuguese and Galician form of ALEXIS.
ALEJANDRO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of ALEXANDER.
ALEJO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of ALEXIS.
ALEKSANDR   m   Russian, Armenian, Ukrainian
Russian and Armenian form of ALEXANDER. This name was borne by the 19th-century Russian poet Aleksandr Pushkin.
ALEKSANDRAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of ALEXANDER.
ALEKSANDRE   m   Georgian
Georgian form of ALEXANDER.
ALEKSANDRO   m   Esperanto
Esperanto form of ALEXANDER.
ALEKSANDRS   m   Latvian
Latvian form of ALEXANDER.
ALEKSANDRU   m   Medieval Slavic
Old Slavic form of ALEXANDER.
ALEKSANTERI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of ALEXANDER.
ALEKSEJ   m   Slovene
Slovene form of ALEXIS.
ALEKSEY   m   Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Russian form of ALEXIS. This was the name of a 17th-century czar of Russia.
ALEKSI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of ALEXIS.
ALEKSY   m   Polish
Polish form of ALEXIS.
ALEM   m   Bosnian
Bosnian form of ALIM.
ALEN   m   Croatian, Slovene
Croatian and Slovene form of ALAN.
ALESANDER   m   Basque
Basque form of ALEXANDER.
ALESSANDRO   m   Italian
Italian form of ALEXANDER. A famous bearer was Alessandro Volta (1745-1827), the Italian physicist who invented the battery.
ALESSIO   m   Italian
Italian form of ALEXIS.
ALEXANDER   m   English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Hungarian, Slovak, Biblical, Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Αλεξανδρος (Alexandros), which meant "defending men" from Greek αλεξω (alexo) "to defend, help" and ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive ανδρος). In Greek mythology this was another name of the hero Paris, and it also belongs to several characters in the New Testament. However, the most famous bearer was Alexander the Great, King of Macedon. In the 4th century BC he built a huge empire out of Greece, Egypt, Persia, and parts of India. Due to his fame, and later medieval tales involving him, use of his name spread throughout Europe.... [more]
ALEXANDR   m   Czech
Czech form of ALEXANDER.
ALEXANDRE   m   French, Portuguese, Galician, Catalan
Form of ALEXANDER. This name was borne by the 19th-century French author Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870), who wrote 'The Three Musketeers'.
ALEXANDROS   m   Greek, Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek, Greek Mythology
Ancient and modern Greek form of ALEXANDER.
ALEXANDRU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of ALEXANDER.
ALEXEJ   m   Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of ALEXIS.
ALEXIS   m & f   German, French, English, Greek, Ancient Greek
From the Greek name Αλεξις (Alexis), which meant "helper" or "defender", derived from Greek αλεξω (alexo) "to defend, to help". This was the name of a 3rd-century BC Greek comic poet, and also of several saints. It is used somewhat interchangeably with the related name Αλεξιος or Alexius, borne by five Byzantine emperors. In the English-speaking world it is more commonly used as a feminine name.
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. She avoided marrying him by disguising herself as a warrior, but when they fought she was so impressed by his strength that she changed her mind.
ALFEO   m   Italian
Italian form of ALPHAEUS.
ALFONS   m   German, Dutch, Polish, Ancient Germanic
German, Dutch and Polish form of ALFONSO.
ALFONSO   m   Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of a Visigothic Germanic name, probably meaning "noble and ready", from the element adal "noble" combined with funs "ready". Other theories claim the first element is hadu or hild (see ILDEFONSO), both of which mean "battle". It is possible that two or more names merged into a single form. This was the name of six kings of Portugal and kings of several ancient regions of Spain.
ALFONZ   m   Slovene
Slovene form of ALFONSO.
ALFRÉD   m   Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of ALFRED.
ALFRED   m   English, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Polish, Dutch
Derived from the Old English name Ælfræd, composed of the elements ælf "elf" and ræd "counsel". Alfred the Great was a 9th-century king of Wessex who fought unceasingly against the Danes living in northeast England. He was also a scholar, and he translated many Latin books into Old English. His fame helped to ensure the usage of this name even after the Norman conquest, when most Old English names were replaced by Norman ones. It became rare by the end of the Middle Ages, but was revived in the 18th century.... [more]
ALFREDAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of ALFRED.
ALFREDO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of ALFRED.
ALI (1)   m   Arabic, Persian, 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. His followers were the original Shia Muslims, who regard him as the first rightful caliph.... [more]
ALİ   m   Turkish, Azerbaijani
Turkish and Azerbaijani form of ALI (1).
ALIAKSANDR   m   Belarusian
Belarusian form of ALEXANDER.
ALIAKSEI   m   Belarusian
Belarusian form of ALEXIS.
ALİM   m   Turkish
Turkish form of ALIM.
ALIM   m   Arabic, Uyghur
Means "learned, expert, scholar" in Arabic.
ALJOŠA   m   Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian form of ALYOSHA.
ALKE   m   Frisian
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element adal meaning "noble".
ALLAN   m   English, Scottish, Danish
Variant of ALAN. The American author Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) got his middle name from the surname of the parents who adopted him.
ALLARD   m   Dutch
Dutch form of ADALHARD.
ALLE   m   Frisian
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element adal meaning "noble".
ALMIR (1)   m   Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian variant of ALMIRO.
ALMIR (2)   m   Bosnian
Bosnian form of AL-AMIR.
ALMIRO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of ADELMAR.
ALOIS   m   German, Czech
German and Czech form of ALOYSIUS.
ALOÍSIO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of ALOYSIUS.
ALOISIO   m   Italian
Italian form of ALOYSIUS.
ALOJZ   m   Slovene, Slovak, Croatian
Slovene, Slovak and Croatian form of ALOYSIUS.
ALOJZIJ   m   Slovene
Slovene form of ALOYSIUS.
ALOJZIJE   m   Croatian
Croatian form of ALOYSIUS.
ALOJZY   m   Polish
Polish form of ALOYSIUS.
ALOYS   m   Medieval Occitan
Medieval Occitan form of LOUIS.
ALOYSIUS   m   English
Latinized form of Aloys, an old Occitan form of LOUIS. This was the name of a 16th-century Italian saint, Aloysius Gonzaga. The name has been in occasional use among Catholics since his time.
ALPERTTI   m   Finnish (Rare)
Finnish form of ALBERT.
ALPHAEUS   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin
From Αλφαιος (Alphaios), the Greek form of a Hebrew name that meant "changing". In the New Testament this is the name of the fathers of the apostles James and Levi.
ALPHONSE   m   French
French form of ALFONSO.
ALPHONSO   m   English
Variant of ALFONSO.
ALPHONZO   m   English (Rare)
Uncommon variant of ALFONSO.
ALTAIR   m   Astronomy, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Means "the flyer" in Arabic. This is the name of a star in the constellation Aquila.
ALTE (2)   m   Frisian
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element ald meaning "old".
ALUN   m   Welsh
Welsh form of ALAN. This name appears in the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth.
ALVAR   m   Swedish, Estonian
From the Old Norse name Alfarr, formed of the elements alfr "elf" and arr "warrior".
ÁLVARO   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish form of a Germanic name, perhaps ALFHER. Verdi used this name in his opera 'The Force of Destiny' (1862).
ALVISE   m   Italian
Venetian form of LOUIS.
ALWIN   m   German, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
From either of the two Germanic names ALFWIN or ADALWIN.
AMABLE   m   French (Archaic)
French form of AMABILIS.
AMADEJ   m   Slovene
Slovene form of AMADEUS.
AMADEO   m   Italian
Italian variant of AMADEUS. This was the name of a 19th-century king of Spain (born in Italy).
AMADO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of AMATUS.
AMADOR   m   Spanish
Spanish form of AMATOR.
AMANCIO   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of AMANTIUS.
AMAND   m   French
French form of AMANDUS.
AMANDO   m   Portuguese, Spanish, Italian
Portuguese, Spanish and Italian form of AMANDUS.
AMAR (2)   m   Bosnian
Bosnian form of 'AMMAR.
AMARIAH   m   Biblical
Means "YAHWEH has said" in Hebrew. This was the name of several Old Testament characters.
AMATO   m   Italian
Italian form of AMATUS.
AMATORE   m   Italian
Italian form of AMATOR.
AMAURY   m   French
French form of AMALRIC.
AMBAKOUM   m   Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of HABAKKUK.
AMBRAM   m   Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of AMRAM.
AMBROGIO   m   Italian
Italian form of Ambrosius (see AMBROSE).
AMBROISE   m   French
French form of Ambrosius (see AMBROSE).
AMBROOS   m   Dutch
Dutch form of Ambrosius (see AMBROSE).
AMBROSE   m   English
From the Late Latin name Ambrosius, which was derived from the Greek name Αμβροσιος (Ambrosios) meaning "immortal". Saint Ambrose was a 4th-century theologian and bishop of Milan, who is considered a Doctor of the Church. Due to the saint, the name came into general use in Christian Europe, though it was never particularly common in England.
AMBROSI   m   Georgian
Georgian form of Ambrosios (see AMBROSE).
AMBRÓSIO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of Ambrosius (see AMBROSE).
AMBROSIO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of Ambrosius (see AMBROSE).
AMBROŽ   m   Slovene, Czech (Rare)
Slovene and Czech form of Ambrosius (see AMBROSE).
AMBROZIJE   m   Croatian (Rare)
Croatian form of Ambrosius (see AMBROSE).
AMBROŻY   m   Polish (Rare)
Polish form of Ambrosius (see AMBROSE).
AMBRUS   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of Ambrosius (see AMBROSE).
AMÉ   m   Medieval French
Old French form of AIMÉ.
AMÉDÉE   m   French
French form of AMADEUS.
AMEDEO   m   Italian
Italian form of AMADEUS. A notable bearer of this name was Amedeo Avogadro (1776-1856), an Italian chemist most famous for the constant that now bears his name: Avogadro's Number. Another famous bearer was the Italian painter and sculptor Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920).
AMEL (1)   m   Bosnian
Bosnian masculine form of AMAL (1).
AMÉRICO   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of AMERIGO.
AMERIGO   m   Italian
Medieval Italian form of EMMERICH. Amerigo Vespucci (1451-1512) was the Italian explorer who gave the continent of America its name (from Americus, the Latin form of his name).
AMHLAIDH   m   Scottish
Scottish form of OLAF.
AMHLAOIBH   m   Irish
Irish form of OLAF.
AMÍLCAR   m   Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of HAMILCAR.
AMILCARE   m   Italian
Italian form of HAMILCAR.
AMIN   m   Arabic, Persian, Urdu
Derived from Arabic امين (amin) meaning "truthful". This was the name of the sixth Abbasid caliph.
AMIR (1)   m   Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Malay, Indonesian
Means "commander, prince" in Arabic. This was originally a title, which has come into English as the Arabic loanword emir.
AMIRAN   m   Georgian, Literature
Variant of AMIRANI. This is the name of the central character in the medieval Georgian romance 'Amiran-Darejaniani' by Moses of Khoni. The author was inspired by the mythical Amirani and the stories surrounding him, and loosely based his tale on them.
AMIS   m   Medieval English, Medieval French
Medieval name, a masculine form of AMICE. It appears in the medieval French poem 'Amis and Amiles', about two friends who make sacrifices for one another.
AMNON   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Means "faithful" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the eldest son of King David. He was killed by his brother Absalom in revenge for the rape of his sister Tamar.
AMOR   m & f   Roman Mythology, Late Roman, Spanish, Portuguese
Means "love" in Latin. This was another name for the Roman god Cupid. It also means "love" in Spanish and Portuguese, and the name can be derived directly from this vocabulary word.
AMORE   m & f   Italian
Italian form of AMOR.
AMOS   m   English, Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
Means "carried" in Hebrew. Amos is one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament, the author of the Book of Amos, which speaks against greed, corruption and oppression of the poor. Written about the 8th century BC, it is among the oldest of the prophetic books. As an English name, Amos has been used since the Protestant Reformation, and was popular among the Puritans.
AMOUR   m & f   French
French form of AMOR.
AMPELIO   m   Italian
Italian form of Ampelius, the Latin form of the Greek name Αμπελιος (Ampelios), which was derived from αμπελος (ampelos) meaning "vine". Saint Ampelius was a 7th-century bishop of Milan.
AMRAM   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Hebrew
Means "exalted nation" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Amram is the father of Moses.
AMSE   m   Frisian
Originally a short form of the Germanic name ADELMAR.
AMUND   m   Norwegian
Derived from the Old Norse name Agmundr, from the element ag "edge of a sword" or agi "awe, terror" combined with mundr "protection".
ANACLETO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of ANACLETUS.
ANAIAH   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "YAHWEH answers" in Hebrew. This was the name of a minor character in the Old Testament.
ANAKONI   m   Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of ANTHONY.
ANANIAS   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin
From ‘Ανανιας (Hananias), the Greek form of HANANIAH. In Acts in the New Testament this is the name of three characters: a disciple in Damascus, the husband of Sapphira, and the high priest of the Jews who tries Paul.
ANANT   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Modern form of ANANTA.
ANANTH   m   Tamil, Indian, Telugu, Kannada
Southern Indian form of ANANTA.
ANANTHA   m   Tamil, Indian, Telugu, Kannada
Southern Indian form of ANANTA.
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