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AARENm & fEnglish (Rare)
Variant or feminine form of AARON.
ABIAm & fBiblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek and Latin form of 'AVIYAH.
ABIAHm & fBiblical
Variant of ABIJAH which also appears in the English Bible.
ABIJAHm & fBiblical
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.
ABIMBOLAm & fWestern African, Yoruba
Means "born wealthy" in Yoruba.
ABIODUNm & fWestern African, Yoruba
Means "born on a festival" in Yoruba.
ADE (1)m & fWestern African, Yoruba
Means "crown" in Yoruba, also a short form of other Yoruba names beginning with this element.
ADEBOLAm & fWestern African, Yoruba
Means "the crown has met wealth" in Yoruba.
ADEBOWALEm & fWestern African, Yoruba
Means "the crown has come home" in Yoruba.
ADEDAYOm & fWestern African, Yoruba
Means "the crown becomes joy" in Yoruba.
ADETOKUNBOm & fWestern African, Yoruba
Means "the crown came from over the sea" in Yoruba.
ADILETm & fKyrgyz
Means "justice" in Kyrgyz, ultimately from Arabic.
ADINA (1)m & fBiblical, 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.
AERON (1)m & fWelsh
Either derived from Welsh aeron meaning "berry" or else from the name of a river in Wales.
AGRIPPAm & fAncient 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.
AHm & fChinese
From the Chinese character (ā) which has no distinct meaning. It is not normally given as a name, but it can be prefixed to another name to make it a diminutive.
AKACHIm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "the hand of God" in Igbo.
AKIRAm & fJapanese
From Japanese (akira) meaning "bright", (akira) meaning "bright" or (akira) meaning "clear". Other kanji with the same pronunciation can also form this name.
AKPOFUREm & fWestern African, Urhobo
Means "life is peaceful" in Urhobo.
AKUCHIm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "wealth from God" in Igbo.
ALDUSm & fMedieval English
Medieval variant of ALDOUS.
ALE (1)m & fFinnish, Italian, Spanish
Finnish short form of ALEKSANTERI or ALEKSI, an Italian short form of ALESSANDRO, and a Spanish short form of ALEJANDRO or ALEJANDRA.
ALEMAYEHUm & fEastern African, Amharic
Means "I have seen the world" in Amharic.
ALEXm & fEnglish, Dutch, German, French, Portuguese, Italian, Romanian, Greek, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Hungarian, Russian
Short form of ALEXANDER, ALEXANDRA, and other names beginning with Alex.
ALEXISm & fGerman, 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.
ALINAFEm & fSouthern African, Chewa
Means "he is with us" in Chewa.
ALLYNm & fEnglish
Variant or feminine form of ALAN.
ALMOGm & fHebrew
Means "coral" in Hebrew.
AMAHLEm & fSouthern African, Zulu
Means "the beautiful ones" in Zulu.
AMANDEEPm & fIndian (Sikh)
From Punjabi ਅਮਨ (aman) meaning "peace" (ultimately from Arabic) and Sanskrit दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".
AMARDEEPm & fIndian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit अमर (amara) meaning "immortal" and दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".
AMARJEETm & fIndian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit अमर (amara) meaning "immortal" and जिति (jiti) meaning "victory, conquering".
AMETSm & fBasque
Means "dream" in Basque.
AMIT (2)m & fHebrew
Means "friend" in Hebrew.
AMORm & fRoman 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.
AMOREm & fItalian
Italian form of AMOR.
AMOURm & fFrench
French form of AMOR.
AN (1)m & fChinese, Vietnamese
From Chinese (ān) meaning "peace, quiet" or other characters with a similar pronunciation. As a Vietnamese name, it is derived from Sino-Vietnamese meaning "safe, secure".
ANAN (1)m & fWestern African, Akan
Means "fourth born child" in Akan.
ANANTAm & fHinduism
Means "infinite, endless" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form अनन्त / अनंत (an epithet of the Hindu god Vishnu) and the feminine form अनन्ता / अनंता (an epithet of the goddess Parvati).
ANDIEm & fEnglish
Diminutive of ANDREW or ANDREA (2).
ANDILEm & fSouthern African, Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele
Means "they have increased" in Zulu, Xhosa and Ndebele.
ANDYm & fEnglish
Diminutive of ANDREW or sometimes ANDREA (2). American pop artist and filmmaker Andy Warhol (1928-1987) was a famous bearer of this name.
ANGELm & fEnglish, Bulgarian, Macedonian
From the medieval Latin masculine name Angelus which was derived from the name of the heavenly creature (itself derived from the Greek word αγγελος (angelos) meaning "messenger"). It has never been very common in the English-speaking world, where it is sometimes used as a feminine name in modern times.
ANHm & fVietnamese
This name is frequently combined with a middle name to create a compound name; the meaning of Anh changes depending on the Sino-Vietnamese characters underlying the compound. It is often from Sino-Vietnamese (anh) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero", though in compounds it often takes on the meaning "intelligent, bright".
APOORVAm & fIndian, Hindi, Marathi
Variant transcription of APURVA.
APURVAm & fIndian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "unpreceded, new" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form अपूर्व and the feminine form अपूर्वा.
AQUILAm & fBiblical, Ancient Roman
From a Roman cognomen which meant "eagle" in Latin. In Acts in the New Testament Paul lives with Aquila and his wife Priscilla (or Prisca) for a time.
ARDENm & fEnglish
From an English surname, originally taken from various place names, which were derived from a Celtic word meaning "high".
ARIELm & fHebrew, English, French, Spanish, Biblical, Biblical Greek
Means "lion of God" in Hebrew, from אֲרִי ('ari) meaning "lion" and אֵל ('el) meaning "God". In the Old Testament it is used as another name for the city of Jerusalem. Shakespeare used it as the name of a spirit in his play 'The Tempest' (1611), and one of the moons of Uranus bears this name in his honour. As an English name, it became more common for females in the 1980s, especially after it was used for the title character in the Walt Disney film 'The Little Mermaid' (1989).
ARUNAm & fHinduism, Indian, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Hindi
Means "reddish brown" in Sanskrit. The Hindu god Aruna (अरुणा) is the charioteer who drives the sun god Surya across the sky. The feminine form अरुणा is transcribed the same way. The modern masculine form is Arun.
ARYAm & fPersian, Indian, Hindi, Malayalam
From an old Indo-Iranian root meaning "Aryan, noble". In India, this is a transcription of both the masculine form आर्य and the feminine form आर्या. In Iran it is only a masculine name.
ASHm & fEnglish
Short form of ASHLEY. It can also come directly from the English word denoting either the tree or the residue of fire.
ASHTONm & fEnglish
From a surname which was originally derived from a place name which meant "ash tree town" in Old English.
ASTONm & fEnglish (Rare)
From a surname which was originally derived from either a place name meaning "east town" in Old English or from the given name ÆÐELSTAN.
ATHOLm & fScottish
From the name of a district in Scotland which was derived from Gaelic ath Fodhla "new Ireland".
ATIYAm & fArabic
Means "gift" in Arabic.
AUBREYm & fEnglish
Norman French form of the Germanic name ALBERICH. As an English masculine name it was common in the Middle Ages, and was revived in the 19th century. Since the mid-1970s it has more frequently been given to girls, due to Bread's 1972 song 'Aubrey' along with its similarity to the established feminine name Audrey.
AVERILLm & fEnglish (Rare)
From a surname which was originally derived from the feminine given name EOFORHILD.
AVERYm & fEnglish
From a surname which was itself derived from the Norman French form of the given names ALBERICH or ALFRED.
AVIVm & fHebrew
Means "spring" in Hebrew.
AVIYAm & fHebrew
Hebrew form of ABIJAH.
'AVIYAHm & fBiblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABIJAH.
AWOTWIm & fWestern African, Akan
Means "eighth born child" in Akan.
AYANDAm & fSouthern African, Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele
Means "they are increasing" in Zulu, Xhosa and Ndebele.
AYODELEm & fWestern African, Yoruba
Means "joy has come home" in Yoruba.
AYOTUNDEm & fWestern African, Yoruba
Means "joy has returned" in Yoruba.
AYTAÇm & fTurkish
Derived from Turkish ay meaning "moon" and taç meaning "crown" (of Persian origin).
BAAKOm & fWestern African, Akan
Means "first born child" in Akan.
BADRm & fArabic
Means "full moon" in Arabic.
BAIm & fChinese
From Chinese (bái) meaning "white, pure", (bǎi) meaning "one hundred, many" or (bǎi) meaning "cypress tree, cedar" (which is usually only masculine). Other Chinese characters can form this name as well. This name was borne in the 8th century by the Tang dynasty poet Li Bai, whose given was .
BAILEYm & fEnglish
From a surname derived from Middle English baili meaning "bailiff", originally denoting one who was a bailiff.
BALA (1)m & fHinduism, Tamil
Means "young" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form बाल and the feminine form बाला (a minor Hindu goddess).
BALWINDERm & fIndian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit बल (bala) meaning "strength, might" combined with the name of the Hindu god INDRA.
BANDILEm & fSouthern African, Zulu, Xhosa, Ndebele
Means "they have increased" in Zulu, Xhosa and Ndebele.
BERHANEm & fEastern African, Amharic
Means "my light" in Amharic.
BERNIEm & fEnglish
Diminutive of BERNARD, BERNADETTE, BERNICE, and other names beginning with Bern.
BERNYm & fEnglish
Variant of BERNIE.
BERTIEm & fEnglish
Diminutive of ALBERT, HERBERT, and other names containing bert (often derived from the Germanic element beraht meaning "bright").
BİLGEm & fTurkish
Means "wise" in Turkish.
BILLIEm & fEnglish
Diminutive of BILL. It is also used as a feminine form of WILLIAM.
BÌNHm & fVietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (bình) meaning "level, even, peaceful".
BLAIRm & fScottish, English
From a Scottish surname which is derived from Gaelic blár meaning "plain, field, battlefield".
BO (2)m & fChinese
From Chinese () meaning "wave", as well as other characters with a similar pronunciation.
BOIPELOm & fSouthern African, Tswana
Means "proud" in Tswana.
BORNAm & fCroatian
Derived from the Slavic element borti meaning "fight, battle".
BRAIDYm & fEnglish (Rare)
Variant of BRADY.
BRETTm & fEnglish
From a Middle English surname meaning "a Breton", referring to an inhabitant of Brittany. A famous bearer is the American football quarterback Brett Favre (1969-).
BRIARm & fEnglish (Modern)
From the English word for the thorny plant.
BROGANm & fIrish
Derived from Gaelic bróg "shoe" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of several Irish saints, including Saint Patrick's scribe.
BRONTEm & fEnglish (Rare)
From a surname, an Anglicized form of Irish Ó Proinntigh meaning "descendant of Proinnteach". The given name Proinnteach meant "bestower" in Gaelic. The Brontë sisters - Charlotte, Emily, and Anne - were 19th-century English novelists. Their father changed the spelling of the family surname from Brunty to Brontë, possibly to make it coincide with Greek βροντη meaning "thunder".
BROOKm & fEnglish
From an English surname which denoted one who lived near a brook.
BRYNm & fWelsh, English
Means "hill, mound" in Welsh. It is now used as a feminine name as well.
BUSINGEm & fEastern African, Kiga
Means "peace" in Rukiga.
CAELANm & fEnglish (Rare)
Anglicized form of CAOLÁN or CAOILFHIONN.
CAHAYAm & fIndonesian, Malay
Means "light" in Malay and Indonesian.
CAHYAm & fIndonesian
Variant of CAHAYA.
CAHYOm & fIndonesian, Javanese
Javanese form of CAHAYA.
CAM (2)m & fEnglish
Short form of CAMERON.
CAMERONm & fEnglish
From a Scottish surname meaning "crooked nose" from Gaelic cam "crooked" and sròn "nose".
CANDIDEm & fFrench
French form of CANDIDUS or CANDIDA.
CAREYm & fIrish, English
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Ciardha meaning "descendant of CIARDHA".
CARMOm & fPortuguese
Portuguese form of CARMEL.
CARSONm & fScottish, English
From a Scottish surname of uncertain meaning. A famous bearer of the surname was the American scout Kit Carson (1809-1868).
CARYm & fEnglish
Variant of CAREY.
CASEYm & fEnglish, Irish
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Cathasaigh meaning "descendant of CATHASACH". This name can be given in honour of Casey Jones (1863-1900), a train engineer who sacrificed his life to save his passengers. In his case, Casey was a nickname acquired because he was raised in the town of Cayce, Kentucky.
CHANm & fKhmer
Means "moon" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit.
CHANDAm & fHinduism, Indian, Hindi
Means "fierce, hot, passionate" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form चण्ड and the feminine form चण्डा (an epithet of the Hindu goddess Durga).
CHANDRAm & fHinduism, Bengali, Indian, Assamese, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Nepali
Means "moon" in Sanskrit, derived from चन्द (chand) meaning "to shine". This is a transcription of the masculine form चण्ड (a name of the moon in Hindu texts which is often personified as a deity) as well as the feminine form चण्डा.
CHANGm & fChinese
From Chinese (chāng) meaning "flourish, prosper, good, sunlight" (which is usually only masculine), (chàng) meaning "smooth, free, unrestrained" or (cháng) meaning "long". Other Chinese characters are also possible.
CHANNINGm & fEnglish (Modern)
From an English surname of uncertain origin.
CHAOm & fChinese
From Chinese (chāo) meaning "surpass, leap over" (which is usually only masculine), (cháo) meaning "tide, flow, damp", or other characters which are pronounced similarly.
CHARLEYm & fEnglish
Diminutive or feminine form of CHARLES.
CHARLIEm & fEnglish
Diminutive or feminine form of CHARLES. A famous bearer is Charlie Brown, the main character in the comic strip 'Peanuts' by Charles Schulz.
CHEAm & fKhmer
Means "healthy" in Khmer.
CHEN (1)m & fChinese
From Chinese (chén) or (chén) which both mean "morning". The character also refers to the fifth Earthly Branch (7 AM to 9 AM) which is itself associated with the dragon of the Chinese zodiac. This name can be formed from other characters as well.
CHEN (2)m & fHebrew
Means "grace, charm" in Hebrew.
CHENGm & fChinese
From Chinese (chéng) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" or (chéng) meaning "sincere, honest, true", as well as other characters which are pronounced similarly.
CHI (2)m & fMythology, Western African, Igbo
Means "god, spirtual being" in Igbo, referring to the personal spiritual guardian that each person is believed to have. Christian Igbo people use it as a name for the personal Christian god. This can also be a short form of the many Igbo names that begin with this element.
CHIBUEZEm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God is the king" in Igbo.
CHIBUIKEm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God is strength" in Igbo.
CHIBUZOm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God leads the way" in Igbo.
CHIDIm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God exists" in Igbo. It is also a short form of Igbo names beginning with Chidi.
CHIDIEBEREm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God is merciful" in Igbo.
CHIDIEBUBEm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God is glorious" in Igbo.
CHIDIEGWUm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God is wonderful" in Igbo.
CHIFUNDOm & fSouthern African, Chewa
Means "mercy" in Chewa.
CHIFUNIROm & fSouthern African, Chewa
Means "will, wish" in Chewa.
CHIJINDUMm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God holds my life" in Igbo.
CHIKEm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God's power" in Igbo.
CHIKEREm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God created" in Igbo.
CHIKONDIm & fSouthern African, Chewa
Means "love" in Chewa.
CHIKUMBUTSOm & fSouthern African, Chewa
Means "memory" in Chewa.
CHIMWALAm & fEastern African, Yao
Means "stone" in Yao.
CHIMWEMWEm & fSouthern African, Chewa
Means "joy, pleasure" in Chewa.
CHINm & fChinese
Variant of JIN (using Wade-Giles transcription).
CHINEDUm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God leads" in Igbo.
CHINONSOm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God is nearby" in Igbo.
CHINWEm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God owns" in Igbo. It is also a short form of Igbo names beginning with Chinwe.
CHINWEIKEm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God owns power" in Igbo.
CHINWENDUm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God owns life" in Igbo.
CHINWEUBAm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God owns wealth" in Igbo.
CHISOMOm & fSouthern African, Chewa
Means "grace" in Chewa.
CHIYEMBEKEZOm & fSouthern African, Chewa
Means "hope" in Chewa.
CHIZOBAm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "God protect us" in Igbo.
CHRISm & fEnglish, Dutch
Short form of CHRISTOPHER, CHRISTIAN, CHRISTINE, and other names that begin with Chris.
CHRISTMASm & fEnglish (Rare)
From the name of the holiday, which means "Christ festival".
CHUSm & fSpanish
Diminutive of JESÚS or JESUSA.
CLAUDEm & fFrench, English
French masculine and feminine form of CLAUDIUS. In France the masculine name has been common since the Middle Ages due to the 7th-century Saint Claude of Besançon. It was imported to Britain in the 16th century by the aristocratic Hamilton family, who had French connections. A famous bearer of this name was the French impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
COBYm & fEnglish
Masculine or feminine diminutive of JACOB.
COLUMBAm & fLate Roman
Late Latin name meaning "dove". The dove is a symbol of the Holy Spirit in Christianity. This was the name of several early saints both masculine and feminine, most notably the 6th-century Irish monk Saint Columba (or Colum) who established a monastery on the island of Iona off the coast of Scotland. He is credited with the conversion of Scotland to Christianity.
CYRILLEm & fFrench
French form of CYRIL, sometimes used as a feminine form.
DAm & fChinese
From Chinese () meaning "achieve, arrive at, intelligent" (which is usually only masculine), () meaning "big, great, vast, high", or other characters with a similar pronunciation.
DAKOTAm & fEnglish (Modern)
Means "allies, friends" in the Dakota language. This is the name of a Native American people of the northern Mississippi valley.
DALEm & fEnglish
From an English surname which originally belonged to a person who lived near a dale or valley.
DALITSOm & fSouthern African, Chewa
Means "blessing" in Chewa.
DALLASm & fEnglish
From a surname which was originally taken from a Scottish place name meaning "meadow dwelling". A city in Texas bears this name, probably in honour of American Vice President George Mifflin Dallas (1792-1864).
DANA (2)m & fEnglish
From a surname which originally belonged to a person who was Danish. It was originally given in honour of American lawyer Richard Henry Dana (1815-1882), the author of 'Two Years Before the Mast'.
DANA (4)m & fPersian, Arabic
Means "wise" in Persian.
DARBYm & fEnglish
From an English surname, which was derived from the name of the town of Derby, meaning "deer town" in Old Norse.
DARIANm & fEnglish
Probably an elaborated form of DARREN.
DAWAm & fTibetan, Bhutanese
Means "moon, month" in Tibetan.
DAYOm & fWestern African, Yoruba
Means "joy arrives" in Yoruba.
DELLm & fEnglish
From an English surname which originally denoted a person who lived in a dell or valley.
DELSHADm & fPersian
Variant transcription of DILSHAD.
DEVINm & fEnglish, Irish
From a surname, either the Irish surname DEVIN (1) or the English surname DEVIN (2).
DEVONm & fEnglish
Variant of DEVIN. It may also be partly inspired by the name of the county of Devon in England, which got its name from the Dumnonii, a Celtic tribe.
DIANm & fIndonesian
Means "candle" in Indonesian.
DIKLAm & fHebrew
Variant transcription of DIKLAH.
DIKLAHm & fHebrew, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Possibly means "palm grove" in Hebrew or Aramaic. In the Old Testament this is the name of a son of Joktan. In modern times it is also used as a feminine name.
DILSHADm & fPersian
Means "happy heart, cheerful" in Persian.
DORm & fHebrew
Means "generation" in Hebrew.
DUBAKUm & fWestern African, Akan
Means "eleventh born child" in Akan.
DUDAm & fPortuguese
Portuguese diminutive of EDUARDO or EDUARDA.
DUSTYm & fEnglish
From a nickname originally given to people perceived as being dusty. It is also used a diminutive of DUSTIN. A famous bearer was British singer Dusty Springfield (1939-1999), who acquired her nickname as a child.
DUYGUm & fTurkish
Means "emotion, sensation" in Turkish.
DWIm & fIndonesian
Means "two, second" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit द्वि (dvi).
EDDIEm & fEnglish
Diminutive of EDWARD, EDMUND, and other names beginning with Ed.
EEFm & fDutch
Short form of names beginning with Ev, such as EVA or EVERT.
EFE (2)m & fWestern African, Urhobo
Short form of EFEMENA or other names containing efe "wealth".
EFEMENAm & fWestern African, Urhobo
Means "here is my wealth" in Urhobo.
EHSANm & fPersian
Persian form of IHSAN.
EJIROm & fWestern African, Urhobo
Short form of EJIROGHENE or other names containing ejiro "praise".
EJIROGHENEm & fWestern African, Urhobo
Means "praise God" in Urhobo.
EKA (1)m & fIndonesian
Means "one, first" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit एक (eka).
EKENEm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "praise, thanks" in Igbo.
EKENEDILICHUKWUm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "all praise to God" in Igbo.
EKOm & fIndonesian, Javanese
Javanese form of EKA (1).
ELIANm & fDutch
Dutch variant of names beginning with Eli, such as ELIJAH or ELISABETH.
EMEMm & fWestern African, Ibibio
Means "peace" in Ibibio.
EMERSONm & fEnglish
From an English surname meaning "son of EMERY". The surname was borne by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), an American writer and philosopher who wrote about transcendentalism.
EMERYm & fEnglish
Norman form of EMMERICH. The Normans introduced it to England, and though it was never popular, it survived until the end of the Middle Ages. As a modern given name, it is likely inspired by the surname Emery, which was itself derived from the medieval given name. It can also be given in reference to the hard black substance called emery.
ENFYSm & fWelsh
Means "rainbow" in Welsh.
ENITANm & fWestern African, Yoruba
Means "person with a story, storied person" in Yoruba.
ENUm & fWestern African, Akan
Means "fifth born child" in Akan.
ESEOGHENEm & fWestern African, Urhobo
Means "God's gift" in Urhobo.
ESMEm & fEnglish
Variant of ESMÉ.
ESMÉm & fEnglish, Dutch
Means "esteemed" or "loved" in Old French. It was first recorded in Scotland, being borne by the first Duke of Lennox in the 16th century.
EUNm & fKorean
From Sino-Korean (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" or (eun) meaning "silver, money", as well as other hanja characters which are pronounced in the same way. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name.
EVRENm & fTurkish
Means "cosmos, the universe" in Turkish. In Turkic mythology the Evren is a gigantic snake-like dragon.
EZHILm & fTamil
Means "beauty" in Tamil.
FARAHm & fArabic
Means "joy" in Arabic.
FARAIm & fSouthern African, Shona
Means "rejoice" in Shona.
FATSANIm & fSouthern African, Chewa
Means "be meek" in Chewa.
FEIDLIMIDm & fAncient Irish, Irish Mythology
Possibly means "beauty" or "ever good" in Irish Gaelic. This was the name of three early kings of Munster.
FERGIEm & fScottish
Diminutive and feminine form of FERGUS.
FINLEYm & fIrish, Scottish, English
Anglicized form of FIONNLAGH.
FLANNm & fIrish
Means "red" in Irish Gaelic. This was the name of a 9th-century king of Tara in Ireland.
FLANNÁNm & fIrish
Diminutive of FLANN.
FLOORm & fDutch
Dutch form of Florentius (see FLORENCE) or FLORA.
FOLAMIm & fWestern African, Yoruba
Means "respect and honour me" in Yoruba.
FRANm & fSpanish, English, Croatian, Slovene
Short form of FRANCIS, FRANCES or related names.
FRANCISm & fEnglish, French
English form of the Late Latin name Franciscus which meant "Frenchman", ultimately from the Germanic tribe of the Franks, who were named for a type of spear that they used. This name was borne by the 13th-century Saint Francis of Assisi, who was originally named Giovanni but was given the nickname Francesco by his father, an admirer of the French. Francis went on to renounce his father's wealth and devote his life to the poor, founding the Franciscan order of friars. Later in his life he apparently received the stigmata.... [more]
FRANKIEm & fEnglish
Diminutive of FRANK (1) or FRANCES.
FRANNYm & fEnglish
Diminutive of FRANCIS or FRANCES.
FREDDIEm & fEnglish
Diminutive of FREDERICK or FREDA.
FUm & fChinese
From Chinese () meaning "abundant, rich, wealthy", () meaning "hibiscus, lotus" or () meaning "begin, man, father", in addition to other characters with a similar pronunciation. A famous bearer was the 8th-century Tang dynasty poet Du Fu, whose given was .
FUNGAIm & fSouthern African, Shona
Means "think" in Shona.
GABBYm & fEnglish
Diminutive of GABRIEL or GABRIELLE.
GANIZANIm & fSouthern African, Chewa
Means "think" in Chewa.
GARNET (2)m & fEnglish
From an English surname which either referred to a person who made hinges (Old French carne) or was derived from the Norman name GUARIN.
GARNETTm & fEnglish
Variant of GARNET (2).
GERRYm & fEnglish, Dutch
Diminutive of GERALD, GERARD or GERALDINE.
GLAUCIAm & fAncient Roman
Latin form of GLÁUCIO.
GLAWm & fWelsh
Means "rain" in Welsh. This is a modern Welsh name.
GODAm & fAncient Germanic
Germanic name derived from the element god meaning "good".
GOLZARm & fPersian
Means "rose cheeked" in Persian.
GOMERm & fBiblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "complete" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of both a grandson of Noah and the unfaithful wife of the prophet Hosea.
GRAYm & fEnglish
From an English surname meaning "grey", originally given to a person who had grey hair or clothing.
GREYm & fEnglish (Modern)
Variant of GRAY.
GUANTINGm & fChinese
From Chinese (guān) meaning "cap, crown, headgear" combined with (tíng) meaning "court". This name can also be formed from other character combinations.
GUANYUm & fChinese
From Chinese (guān) meaning "cap, crown, headgear" combined with () meaning "house, eaves, universe". Other character combinations are possible.
GUIYINGm & fChinese
From Chinese (guì) meaning "laurel, cassia, cinnamon" combined with (yīng) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero". This name can be formed from other character combinations as well.
GULm & fUrdu, Pashto
Means "flower, rose" in Urdu and Pashto, ultimately from Persian.
GULZARm & fUrdu
Urdu form of GOLZAR.
GUOm & fChinese
From Chinese (guó) meaning "country" or other Chinese characters pronounced in a similar way.
GURDEEPm & fIndian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit गुरु (guru) meaning "teacher, guru" and दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".
GURMEETm & fIndian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit गुरु (guru) meaning "teacher, guru" and मित्र (mitra) meaning "friend".
GYEONGm & fKorean
From Sino-Korean (gyeong) meaning "capital city", (gyeong) meaning "scenery, view", (gyeong) meaning "respect, honour", or other hanja characters with the same pronunciation. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name.
HAIm & fChinese
From Chinese (hǎi) meaning "sea, ocean" or other characters which are pronounced similarly.
HANEULm & fKorean
Means "heaven, sky" in Korean.
HARINDERm & fIndian (Sikh)
Variant of HARENDRA used by Sikhs.
HARIS (2)m & fGreek
Modern Greek form of CHARES or CHARIS.
HARLEYm & fEnglish
From a surname which was from a place name, itself derived from Old English hara "hare" and leah "woodland, clearing".
HARUm & fJapanese
From Japanese (haru) meaning "light, sun, male", (haru) meaning "spring" or (haru) meaning "clear weather". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.
HAYDENm & fEnglish
From an English surname which was derived from place names meaning either "hay valley" or "hay hill", derived from Old English heg "hay" and denu "valley" or dun "hill".
HEDm & fHebrew
Means "echo" in Hebrew.
HENGm & fChinese
From Chinese (héng) meaning "constant, persistent", as well as other characters with a similar pronunciation.
HENNIEm & fDutch
Dutch diminutive and feminine form of HENDRIK.
HENNYm & fDutch
Dutch diminutive and feminine form of HENDRIK.
HIBIKIm & fJapanese
From Japanese (hibiki) meaning "sound, echo".
HIKARUm & fJapanese
From Japanese (hikaru) meaning "light" or (hikaru) meaning "brightness". Other kanji can also form this name.
HIKMATm & fArabic
Derived from Arabic حكمة (hikmah) meaning "wisdom".
HLAm & fBurmese
Means "pretty, favourable" in Burmese.
HOLLISm & fEnglish
From an English surname which was derived from Middle English holis "holly trees". It was originally given to a person who lived near a group of those trees.
HONGm & fChinese
From Chinese (hóng) meaning "rainbow", (hóng) meaning "enlarge, expand, great" (which is usually only masculine) or 鸿 (hóng) meaning "wild swan, great, vast" (also usually only masculine). Other characters can also form this name.
HOSNIm & fArabic
Variant transcription of HUSNI.
HUANGm & fChinese
From Chinese (huáng) meaning "bright, shining, luminous" (which is usually only masculine) or (huáng) meaning "phoenix" (usually only feminine). Other Chinese characters are also possible.
HUNTERm & fEnglish
From an occupational English surname for a hunter, derived from Old English hunta. A famous bearer was the eccentric American journalist Hunter S. Thompson (1937-2005).
HUSNIm & fArabic
Derived from Arabic حسن (husn) meaning "beauty, excellence, goodness".
HWANm & fKorean
From Sino-Korean (hwan) meaning "shining, brilliant, lustrous" or other characters which are pronounced similarly. It usually occurs in combination with another character.
HYACINTHEm & fFrench
French masculine and feminine form of HYACINTHUS.
HYEONm & fKorean
From Sino-Korean (hyeon) meaning "virtuous, worthy, able" or other characters which are pronounced similarly. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name.
HYUNm & fKorean
Variant transcription of HYEON.
IDOWUm & fWestern African, Yoruba
Means "born after twins" in Yoruba.
IFIOKm & fWestern African, Ibibio
Means "wisdom" in Ibibio.
IGORm & fRussian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Italian, Portuguese
Russian form of Yngvarr (see INGVAR). The Varangians brought it to Russia in the 10th century. It was borne by two grand princes of Kiev. Famous bearers include Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971), a Russian composer whose most famous work is 'The Rite of Spring', and Igor Sikorsky (1889-1972), the Russian-American designer of the first successful helicopter.
IHABm & fArabic
Means "gift" in Arabic.
IHSANm & fArabic
Means "charity" in Arabic.
ILHAMm & fArabic, Indonesian, Uyghur
Means "inspiration" in Arabic.
IMANm & fArabic, Persian, Indonesian
Means "faith", derived from Arabic امن (amuna) meaning "to be faithful".
IME (1)m & fWestern African, Ibibio
Means "patience" in Ibibio.
IME (2)m & fFrisian
Short form of names beginning with the Germanic element ermen meaning "whole, universal".
INDERJEETm & fIndian (Sikh)
Variant transcription of INDERJIT.
INDERJITm & fIndian (Sikh)
Variant of INDRAJIT used by Sikhs.
INDERPALm & fIndian (Sikh)
Means "protector of Indra" from the name of the god INDRA combined with Sanskrit पाल (pala) meaning "protector".
INIOBONGm & fWestern African, Ibibio
Means "God's time" in Ibibio.
INNESm & fScottish
Anglicized form of AONGHUS, also used as a feminine name.
INYENEm & fWestern African, Ibibio
Means "wealth" in Ibibio.
IOVITAm & fAncient Roman
Latin masculine and feminine form of JOVITA.
ISIm & fNative American, Choctaw
Means "deer" in Choctaw.
'ISMATm & fArabic
Derived from Arabic عصم ('Isma) meaning "safeguarding".
ISSYm & fEnglish
Diminutive of ISIDORE, ISABELLA and other names beginning with Is.
ITOROm & fWestern African, Ibibio
Means "praise, glory" in Ibibio.
ITUMELENGm & fSouthern African, Tswana
Means "joy" in Tswana.
IVORYm & fAfrican American
From the English word for the hard, creamy-white substance which comes from elephant tusks and was formerly used to produce piano keys.
IZZYm & fEnglish
Diminutive of ISIDORE, ISABEL, ISRAEL, and other names beginning with a similar sound.
JACKIEm & fEnglish
Diminutive of JACK or JACQUELINE. A notable bearer was baseball player Jackie Robinson (1919-1972), the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball.
JADENm & fEnglish (Modern)
An invented name, using the popular aden suffix sound found in such names as Braden, Hayden and Aidan. This name first became common in American in the 1990s when similar-sounding names were increasing in popularity. It is sometimes considered a variant of JADON.
JAE (1)m & fKorean
From Sino-Korean (jae) meaning "talent, ability" or (jae) meaning "wealth, riches", as well as other hanja characters with the same pronunciation. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name.
JAFFEm & fHebrew
Variant transcription of YAFE.
JAMIEm & fScottish, English
Originally a Lowland Scots diminutive of JAMES. Since the late 19th century it has also been used as a feminine form.
JAMYANGm & fTibetan, Bhutanese
Means "gentle song" in Tibetan, from འཇམ ('jam) meaning "gentle, soft" and དབྱངས (dbyangs) meaning "song, voice".
JASVINDERm & fIndian (Sikh)
Variant transcription of JASWINDER.