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JOHNIE   m & f   English
Diminutive of JOHN, sometimes used as a feminine form.
JOHNNIE   m & f   English
Diminutive of JOHN, sometimes used as a feminine form.
JOJO   m & f   English
Diminutive of JOSEPH, JOLENE, and other names that begin with Jo.
JOOLS   m & f   English
Diminutive of JULIAN or JULIA.
JOO-WON   m & f   Korean
Variant transcription of JU-WON.
JORDAN   m & f   English, Macedonian
From the name of the river which flows between the countries of Jordan and Israel. The river's name in Hebrew is יַרְדֵן (Yarden), and it is derived from יָרַד (yarad) meaning "descend" or "flow down". In the New Testament John the Baptist baptizes Jesus Christ in its waters, and it was adopted as a personal name in Europe after crusaders brought water back from the river to baptize their children. There may have been some influence from the Germanic name JORDANES, notably borne by a 6th-century Gothic historian.... [more]
JUN   m & f   Chinese, Korean
From Chinese (jūn) meaning "king, ruler", (jùn) meaning "talented, handsome" (which is usually only masculine) or (jūn) meaning "army" (also usually only masculine). This is also a single-character Korean name, often from the hanja meaning "talented, handsome". This name can be formed by other characters besides those shown here.
JUSTICE   m & f   English
From an occupational surname which meant "judge, officer of justice" in Old French. This name can also be given in direct reference to the English word justice.
JUSTY   m & f   English
Diminutive of JUSTIN or JUSTINE.
JU-WON   m & f   Korean
From Sino-Korean (ju) meaning "circumference" combined with (won) meaning "first, origin" or (won) meaning "beautiful woman". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
JYRGAL   m & f   Kyrgyz
Means "happiness" in Kyrgyz.
KADEK   m & f   Indonesian, Balinese
Possibly from Balinese adik meaning "younger sibling". This name is traditionally given to the second-born child.
KAGISO   m & f   Southern African, Tswana
Means "peace" in Tswana.
KAI (3)   m & f   Hawaiian
Means "sea" in Hawaiian.
KAIMANA   m & f   Hawaiian
From Hawaiian kai "ocean, sea" and mana "power". It is also Hawaiian meaning "diamond", derived from the English word diamond.
KAIPO   m & f   Hawaiian
Means "the sweetheart" from Hawaiian ka, a definite article, and ipo "sweetheart".
KALANI   m & f   Hawaiian
Means "the heavens" from Hawaiian ka "the" and lani "heaven, sky, royal, majesty".
KAMON   m & f   Thai
Means "heart, mind" in Thai.
KARAM   m & f   Arabic
Means "generosity" in Arabic.
KARMA   m & f   Bhutanese
From the Sanskrit word कर्म (karma) meaning "action, deed, fate".
KASEY   m & f   English
Variant of CASEY.
KATLEGO   m & f   Southern African, Tswana
Means "success" in Tswana.
KAULANA   m & f   Hawaiian
Means "famous" in Hawaiian.
KAYDEN   m & f   English (Modern)
Variant of CADEN.
KAYIN (1)   m & f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "celebrated child" in Yoruba.
KEANU   m & f   Hawaiian
Means "the cool breeze" from Hawaiian ke, a definite article, and anu "coolness".
KEFILWE   m & f   Southern African, Tswana
Means "I was given" in Tswana.
KELCEY   m & f   English (Rare)
Variant of KELSEY.
KELLY   m & f   Irish, English
Anglicized form of the Irish given name CEALLACH or the surname derived from it Ó Ceallaigh. As a surname, it has been borne by actor and dancer Gene Kelly (1912-1996) and actress and princess Grace Kelly (1929-1982).
KENDAL   m & f   English (Modern)
From a surname which was a variant of KENDALL.
KENDALL   m & f   English
From a surname which comes from the name of the city of Kendale in northwest England meaning "valley on the river Kent".
KENZIE   m & f   English
Short form of MACKENZIE.
KEONE   m & f   Hawaiian
Means "the homeland" from Hawaiian ke, a definite article, and one "sand, homeland".
KERRY   m & f   English
From the name of the Irish county, called Ciarraí in Irish Gaelic, which means "CIAR's people".
KESHET   m & f   Hebrew
Means "rainbow" in Hebrew.
KETUT   m & f   Indonesian, Balinese
Possibly from a Balinese word meaning "small banana". This name is traditionally given to the fourth child.
KEVYN   m & f   English (Rare)
Variant or feminine form of KEVIN.
KHAYRAT   m & f   Arabic
Means "good deeds" in Arabic, plural of خيرة (khayrah).
KHORSHID   m & f   Persian
Variant transcription of KHURSHID.
KHURSHID   m & f   Persian, Urdu, Persian Mythology
Modern Persian form of Avestan Hvare Khshaeta meaning "shining sun". In Zoroastrianism this was the name of a Yazata (or angel) who was associated with the sun.
KIRABO   m & f   Eastern African, Ganda
Means "gift" in Luganda.
KIT   m & f   English
Diminutive of CHRISTOPHER or KATHERINE. A notable bearer was Kit Carson (1809-1868), an American frontiersman and explorer.
KOMANG   m & f   Indonesian, Balinese
Meaning unknown. This name is traditionally given to the third-born child in Balinese families.
KONANI   m & f   Hawaiian
Means "bright" in Hawaiian.
KONDWANI   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "be glad" in Chewa.
KRIS   m & f   English, Danish
Short form of KRISTIAN, KRISTOFFER, and other names beginning with Kris.
KUMBUKANI   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "remember" in Chewa.
KUNZANG   m & f   Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "all good, ever excellent" in Tibetan.
KUSUMA   m & f   Indonesian
Derived from Sanskrit कुसुम (kusuma) meaning "flower".
KYO   m & f   Japanese
Variant transcription of KYOU.
KYOU   m & f   Japanese
From Japanese (kyou) meaning "unite, cooperate", (kyou) meaning "capital city", (kyou) meaning "village", (kyou) meaning "apricot", or other kanji with the same pronunciation.
KYUNG   m & f   Korean
Variant transcription of GYEONG.
LAKE   m & f   English (Rare)
From the English word lake, for the inland body of water. It is ultimately derived from Latin lacus.
LÀNH   m & f   Vietnamese
Means "good, favourable, gentle" in Vietnamese.
LAVERN   m & f   English
Variant of LAVERNE.
LEE   m & f   English
From a surname which was derived from Old English leah meaning "clearing". The surname belonged to Robert E. Lee (1807-1870), commander of the Confederate forces during the American Civil War. In his honour, it has been commonly used as a given name in the American South.
LEI (1)   m & f   Hawaiian
Means "flowers, lei, child" in Hawaiian.
LEI (2)   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (lěi) meaning "pile of stones" (which is typically masculine) or (lěi) meaning "bud" (typically feminine). Other characters can also form this name.
LEITH   m & f   English (Rare)
From a surname, originally from the name of a Scottish town (now a district of Edinburgh), which is derived from Gaelic lìte "wet, damp". It is also the name of the river that flows though Edinburgh.
LÉONIDE   m & f   French
French masculine and feminine form of LEONIDAS.
LIM   m & f   Chinese
Hokkien Chinese form of LIN.
LIMBANI   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "be strong" in Chewa.
LIMBIKANI   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "work hard" in Chewa.
LIN   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (lín) meaning "forest" or (lín) meaning "fine jade, gem". Other characters can also form this name.
LINDY   m & f   English
Originally this was a masculine name, coming into use in America in 1927 when the dance called the Lindy Hop became popular. The dance was probably named for aviator Charles Lindbergh. Later this name was used as a diminutive of LINDA.
LIOR   m & f   Hebrew
Means "light for me" in Hebrew.
LIRON   m & f   Hebrew
Means "song for me" or "joy for me" in Hebrew.
LOGAN   m & f   Scottish, English
From a surname which was originally derived from a Scottish place name meaning "little hollow" in Scottish Gaelic.
LOREN   m & f   English
Either a short form of LAURENCE (1) (masculine) or a variant of LAUREN (feminine).
LUCKY   m & f   English, Indian, Hindi
From a nickname given to a lucky person. It is also sometimes used as a diminutive of LUKE.
MADALITSO   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "blessings" in Chewa.
MADE   m & f   Indonesian, Balinese
From Sanskrit मध्य (madhya) meaning "middle". This name is traditionally given to the family's second-born child.
MADHUR   m & f   Indian, Hindi
Means "sweet" in Sanskrit.
MAKANA   m & f   Hawaiian
Means "gift" in Hawaiian.
MAKARA   m & f   Khmer
Means "January" in Khmer.
MAKOTO   m & f   Japanese
From Japanese (makoto) meaning "sincerity", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations.
MANDEEP   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit मनस् (manas) meaning "mind, intellect, spirit" and दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".
MANINDER   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit मनस् (manas) meaning "mind, intellect, spirit" combined with the name of the Hindu god INDRA.
MANJEET   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit मनस् (manas) meaning "mind, intellect, spirit" and जिति (jiti) meaning "victory, conquering".
MANU (2)   m & f   French, Spanish, German, Finnish
Short form of MANUEL or EMMANUEL (or MANUELA in Germany).
MARIJN   m & f   Dutch
Dutch masculine and feminine form of MARINUS.
MARTIE   m & f   English
Diminutive of MARTIN, MARTINA or MARTHA.
MASOZI   m & f   Southern African, Tumbuka
Means "tears" in Tumbuka.
MATIJA   m & f   Slovene, Croatian, Serbian
Slovene, Croatian and Serbian form of MATTHIAS, used to refer to the apostle chosen to replace Judas Iscariot. It is occasionally used as a feminine name.
MAUI   m & f   Hawaiian, Polynesian Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Hawaiian mythology Māui was a trickster who created the Hawaiian Islands by having his brothers fish them out of the sea. He was also responsible for binding the sun and slowing its movement.
MAVUTO   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "troubles, problems" in Chewa.
MAYAMIKO   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "praise, gratitude" in Chewa.
MAYESO   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "test (from God)" in Chewa.
MEADE   m & f   English (Rare)
From an English surname which indicated one who lived on a meadow (from Middle English mede) or one who sold or made mead (an alcoholic drink made from fermented honey; from Old English meodu).
MEL   m & f   English
Short form of MELVIN, MELANIE, MELISSA, and other names beginning with Mel.
MEREDITH   m & f   Welsh, English
From the Welsh name Maredudd or Meredydd, possibly meaning "great lord" or "sea lord". Since the mid-1920s it has been used more often for girls than for boys in English-speaking countries, though it is still a masculine name in Wales. A famous bearer of this name as surname was the English novelist and poet George Meredith (1828-1909).
MERLYN   m & f   English
Variant of MERLIN, sometimes used as a feminine form. It has perhaps been influenced by the Welsh word merlyn meaning "pony".
MICAIAH   m & f   Biblical
Means "who is like YAHWEH?" in Hebrew. This name occurs in the Old Testament belonging to both males and females.
MICHI (1)   m & f   Japanese
From Japanese (michi) meaning "path". Other kanji can also form this name.
MICHI (2)   m & f   German
German diminutive of MICHAEL or MICHAELA.
MICKEY   m & f   English
Diminutive or feminine form of MICHAEL. This was the name that Walt Disney gave to Ub Iwerks' cartoon character Mickey Mouse, who was originally named Mortimer Mouse. Another famous bearer was the American baseball player Mickey Mantle (1931-1995).
MIKHAYHU   m & f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MICAIAH.
MIN   m & f   Chinese, Korean
From (mǐn) meaning "quick, clever, sharp", (mín) meaning "people, citizens", or other Chinese/Sino-Korean characters which are pronounced similarly.
MINATO   m & f   Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese (minato) meaning "harbour", as well as other combinations of kanji having the same pronunciation.
MING   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (míng) meaning "bright, light, clear" or (míng) meaning "inscribe, engrave", as well as other characters which are pronounced similarly.
MIN-JUN   m & f   Korean
From Sino-Korean (min) meaning "quick, clever, sharp" or (min) meaning "gentle, affable" combined with (jun) meaning "talented, handsome". Other hanja combinations are possible.
MINKE   m & f   Frisian, Dutch
Diminutive and feminine form of MEINE.
MINORU   m & f   Japanese
From Japanese (minoru) meaning "to bear fruit", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations with the same pronunciation.
MIN-SU   m & f   Korean
From Sino-Korean (min) meaning "people, citizens" or (min) meaning "gentle, affable" combined with (su) meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding" or (su), which refers to a river in China. Other hanja combinations are possible.
MITRA (1)   m & f   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi
Means "friend" in Sanskrit, a cognate of MITHRA. This is a transcription of both the feminine form मित्रा and the masculine form मित्र, which is the name of a Hindu god of friendship and contracts who appears in the Rigveda.
MODESTE   m & f   French
French masculine and feminine form of MODESTUS.
MOHANA   m & f   Hinduism
Means "bewitching, infatuating, charming" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form मोहन (an epithet of the Hindu gods Shiva, Krishna and Kama) and the feminine form मोहना.
MORGAN (1)   m & f   Welsh, English, French
From the Old Welsh masculine name Morcant, which was possibly derived from Welsh mor "sea" and cant "circle". Since the 1980s in America Morgan has been more common for girls than boys, perhaps due to stories of Morgan le Fay or the fame of actress Morgan Fairchild (1950-).
MOTYA   m & f   Russian
Diminutive of MATVEY or MATRONA.
MPHATSO   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "gift" in Chewa.
MPHO   m & f   Southern African, Tswana
Means "gift" in Tswana, a derivative of fa "to offer".
MTENDERE   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "peace" in Chewa.
MU   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "admire, desire", () meaning "tree, wood", or other characters with similar pronunciations.
MUNASHE   m & f   Southern African, Shona
Means "with God" in Shona.
MURPHY   m & f   Irish, English
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Murchadha meaning "descendant of MURCHADH".
MYEONG   m & f   Korean
From Sino-Korean (myeong) meaning "bright, light, clear" or other hanja characters with the same pronunciation. Although it does appear rarely as a single-character name, it is more often used in combination with another character.
MYUNG   m & f   Korean
Variant transcription of MYEONG.
NARCISSE   m & f   French
French masculine and feminine form of NARCISSUS.
NARINDER   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
Variant of NARENDRA used by Sikhs.
NASEEM   m & f   Arabic, Urdu
Variant transcription of NASIM.
NASIM   m & f   Arabic, Urdu
Means "breeze" in Arabic.
NASSIM   m & f   Arabic
Variant transcription of NASIM.
NAT   m & f   English
Short form of NATHAN, NATHANIEL, NATALIE, or other names beginning with Nat.
NAVDEEP   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit नव (nava) meaning "new, fresh" and दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".
NAVNEET   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit नव (nava) meaning "new, fresh" and नित्य (nitya) meaning "eternal".
NDIDI   m & f   Western African, Igbo
Means "patience" in Igbo.
NERGÜI   m & f   Mongolian
Means "no name" in Mongolian. This name was traditionally given in order to mislead bad spirits.
NESİM   m & f   Turkish
Turkish form of NASIM.
NGAWANG   m & f   Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "powerful speech" in Tibetan, from ངག (ngag) meaning "speech" and དབང (dbang) meaning "power, force".
NICKY   m & f   English
Diminutive of NICHOLAS or NICOLE.
NIKEPHOROS   m & f   Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Means "carrying victory" from Greek νικη (nike) "victory" and φερω (phero) "to carry, to bear". This name was borne by several Byzantine emperors, including the 10th-century Nikephoros II Phokas. Besides being a masculine personal name, it was also a title borne by the goddess Athena.
NIKORA   m & f   Maori
Maori form of NICHOLAS or NICOLE.
NISHAT   m & f   Arabic, Bengali
Means "energetic, lively" in Arabic.
NITZAN   m & f   Hebrew
Means "flower bud" in Hebrew.
NKEMDILIM   m & f   Western African, Igbo
Means "let mine be mine" in Igbo.
NKRUMA   m & f   Western African, Akan
Means "ninth born child" in Akan.
NOAM   m & f   Hebrew
Means "pleasantness" in Hebrew. A famous bearer is Noam Chomsky (1928-), an American linguist and philosopher.
NOGAH   m & f   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means "brightness" in Hebrew. This is the name of a son of King David in the Old Testament. In modern times it is sometimes used as a feminine name.
NOLLAIG   m & f   Irish
Means "Christmas" in Irish.
NSIA   m & f   Western African, Akan
Means "sixth born child" in Akan.
NSONOWA   m & f   Western African, Akan
Means "seventh born child" in Akan.
NTHANDA   m & f   Southern African, Tumbuka
Means "star" in Tumbuka.
NUKA   m & f   Native American, Greenlandic
Means "younger sibling" in Greenlandic.
NURUL   m & f   Arabic, Indonesian, Malay
First part of compound Arabic names beginning with نور ال (Nur al) meaning "light of the" (such as نور الدين (Nur al-Din) "light of religion").
NYOMAN   m & f   Indonesian, Balinese
Possibly from a Balinese word meaning "end, remainder". This name is traditionally bestowed upon the third-born child.
OCEAN   m & f   English (Rare)
Simply from the English word ocean for a large body of water. It is ultimately derived from Greek Ωκεανος (Okeanos), the name of the body of water thought to surround the Earth.
ODELL   m & f   English
From a surname which was originally from a place name meaning "woad hill" in Old English. A woad is a herb used for dying.
OFIR   m & f   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of OPHIR. In modern times it is also used as a feminine name.
OFRA   m & f   Hebrew
Hebrew form of OPHRAH. Originally it was a masculine name, but it is now used for females too.
OGHENEKARO   m & f   Western African, Urhobo
Means "God first" in Urhobo.
OGHENEKEVWE   m & f   Western African, Urhobo
Means "God provided for me" in Urhobo.
OGHENERO   m & f   Western African, Urhobo
Means "God exists" in Urhobo.
OLLIE   m & f   English
Diminutive of OLIVER, OLIVIA or OLIVE.
OLUCHI   m & f   Western African, Igbo
Means "God's work" in Igbo.
OLUFUNKE   m & f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "God has cared for" in Yoruba.
OLUWAKANYINSOLA   m & f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "God has added sweetness to my wealth" in Yoruba.
OLUWASEGUN   m & f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "God has been victorious" in Yoruba.
OLUWASEUN   m & f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "we thank God" in Yoruba.
OLUWATOYIN   m & f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "God is worthy to be praised" in Yoruba.
OMEGA   m & f   Various
From the name of the last letter in the Greek alphabet, Ω. It is often seen as a symbol of completion.
OMID   m & f   Persian
Means "hope" in Persian.
ONYEKACHUKWU   m & f   Western African, Igbo
Variant of ONYEKACHI, using Chukwu as the last element, which is the extended form of Chi meaning "God".
OPEYEMI   m & f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "I should give praise" in Yoruba.
OR   m & f   Hebrew
Means "light" in Hebrew.
ORI   m & f   Hebrew
Means "my light" in Hebrew.
OTGONBAYAR   m & f   Mongolian
Means "youngest joy" in Mongolian.
OYIBO   m & f   Western African, Urhobo
Means "white" in Urhobo.
ÖZGÜR   m & f   Turkish
Means "free" in Turkish.
PARKER   m & f   English
From an English occupational surname which meant "keeper of the park".
PARMINDER   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit परम (parama) meaning "highest, best" combined with the name of the Hindu god INDRA.
PARRIS   m & f   English (Rare)
From an English surname which originally denoted a person who came from the French city of Paris (see PARIS (2)).
PASSANG   m & f   Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "good, excellent" in Tibetan.
PAT   m & f   English
Short form of PATRICK or PATRICIA. A famous bearer of this name was Pat Garrett (1850-1908), the sheriff who shot Billy the Kid.
PEMA   m & f   Tibetan, Bhutanese
Tibetan form of PADMA.
PEMPHERO   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "prayer" in Chewa.
PETIA   m & f   Russian, Bulgarian
Variant transcription of PETYA.
PETYA   m & f   Russian, Bulgarian
Russian masculine diminutive of PYOTR or Bulgarian feminine diminutive of PETAR.
PEYTON   m & f   English
From an English surname, originally a place name meaning "PÆGA's town". A famous bearer was Peyton Randolph (1721-1775), the first president of the Continental Congress. It is also borne by American football quarterback Peyton Manning (1976-).
PHOENIX   m & f   English (Modern)
From the name of a beautiful immortal bird which appears in Egyptian and Greek mythology. After living for several centuries in the Arabian Desert, it would be consumed by fire and rise from its own ashes, with this cycle repeating every 500 years. The name of the bird was derived from Greek φοινιξ (phoinix) meaning "dark red".
PHÚC   m & f   Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (phúc) meaning "happiness, good fortune, blessing".
PHUNTSO   m & f   Bhutanese
Bhutanese form of PHUNTSOK.
PHUNTSOK   m & f   Tibetan
Means "abundant, excellent" in Tibetan.
PILIRANI   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "persevere, endure" in Chewa.
PING   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (píng) meaning "level, even, peaceful". Other characters can also form this name.
PLACIDE   m & f   French
French masculine and feminine form of Placidus (see PLACIDO).
PUCK   m & f   Anglo-Saxon Mythology, Dutch
Meaning unknown, from Old English puca. It could ultimately be of either Germanic or Celtic origin. In English legend this was the name of a mischievous spirit, also known as Robin Goodfellow. He appears in Shakespeare's play 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' (1600).
PURDIE   m & f   English (Rare)
From an English surname which was derived from the Norman French expression pur die "by God". It was perhaps originally a nickname for a person who used the oath frequently.
PUTU   m & f   Indonesian, Balinese
Means "grandchild" in Balinese. Traditionally, this name is given to the first-born child.
QAMAR   m & f   Arabic
Means "moon" in Arabic.
QIU   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (qiū) meaning "autumn", (qiū) meaning "hill, mound", or other characters with a similar pronunciation. The given name of the philosopher Confucius was .
QUINN   m & f   Irish, English
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Cuinn meaning "descendant of CONN".
RAHAT   m & f   Arabic
Means "rest, comfort" in Arabic.
RAJINDER   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
Variant of RAJENDRA used by Sikhs.
RANDY   m & f   English
Diminutive of RANDALL, RANDOLF or MIRANDA.
RATNAM   m & f   Indian, Telugu
Southern Indian variant of RATNA.
RAVID   m & f   Hebrew
Means "ornament, necklace" in Hebrew.
RAVINDER   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
Variant of RAVINDRA used by Sikhs.
RAYAN   m & f   Arabic
Variant transcription of RAYYAN.
RAYYAN   m & f   Arabic
Means "watered, luxuriant" in Arabic. According to Islamic tradition this is the name of one of the gates of paradise.
RAZ   m & f   Hebrew
Means "secret" in Hebrew.
REFILWE   m & f   Southern African, Tswana
Means "we were given" in Tswana.
REILLY   m & f   English (Modern)
From an Irish surname which was derived from the given name Raghailleach, meaning unknown.
REN   m & f   Japanese
From Japanese (ren) meaning "lotus", (ren) meaning "love", or other kanji which are pronounced the same way.
RENE   m & f   English
English form of RENÉ or RENÉE.
RICKI   m & f   English
Masculine and feminine diminutive of RICHARD.
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.
RINI   m & f   Dutch
Diminutive of MARINUS, MARINA or CATHARINA.
RINY   m & f   Dutch
Diminutive of MARINUS, MARINA or CATHARINA.
ROBBIE   m & f   English
Diminutive of ROBERT or ROBERTA.
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.
RON (2)   m & f   Hebrew
Means "song, joy" in Hebrew.
RONNIE   m & f   English
Diminutive of RONALD or VERONICA.
ROSHAN   m & f   Persian, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali
Means "light, bright" in Persian.
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.
RU   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "scholar", () meaning "like, as, if", or other characters with similar pronunciations.
RUDO   m & f   Southern African, Shona
Means "love" in Shona.
RUPINDER   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
Means "greatest beauty" from Sanskrit रूप (rupa) meaning "beauty, form" combined with the name of the Hindu god INDRA, used here to mean "greatest".
RÜŞEN   m & f   Turkish
Turkish form of ROSHAN.
SACHA   m & f   French
French form of SASHA.
SAM (1)   m & f   English
Short form of SAMUEL, SAMSON or SAMANTHA.
SAMMY   m & f   English
Diminutive of SAMUEL, SAMSON or SAMANTHA.
SAMNANG   m & f   Khmer
Means "lucky" in Khmer.
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.
SANG   m & f   Korean
From Sino-Korean (sang) meaning "common, frequent, regular" or other characters which are pronounced similarly.
SANYA (2)   m & f   Russian
Diminutive of ALEKSANDR or ALEKSANDRA.
SAŠA   m & f   Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovene diminutive of ALEKSANDER or ALEKSANDRA.
SASCHA   m & f   German
German form of SASHA.
SASHA   m & f   Russian, Ukrainian, English, French
Russian and Ukrainian diminutive of ALEKSANDR or ALEKSANDRA.
SASHI   m & f   Indian, Kannada
Variant transcription of SHASHI.
SATCHEL   m & f   English (Rare)
From a surname derived from Old English sacc meaning "sack, bag", referring to a person who was a bag maker.
SELBY   m & f   English (Rare)
From an English surname which was from a place name meaning "willow farm" in Old Norse.
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.
SEONG-HYEON   m & f   Korean
From Sino-Korean (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" combined with (hyeon), which refers to a device used to lift a tripod cauldron. Other hanja character combinations are possible.
SEONG-MIN   m & f   Korean
From Sino-Korean (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" or (seong) meaning "nature, character, sex" combined with (min) meaning "quick, clever, sharp" or (min) meaning "quick, clever, sharp". Many other hanja character combinations are possible.
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.
SHAFAQAT   m & f   Arabic
Means "compassion, pity" in Arabic.
SHALEV   m & f   Hebrew
Means "calm, tranquil" in Hebrew.
SHASHI   m & f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu
Traditional name for the moon, it literally means "having a hare" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form शशि and the feminine form शशी.
SHAY (2)   m & f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of SHAI.
SHEA   m & f   Irish
Anglicized form of SÉAGHDHA, sometimes used as a feminine name.
SHELBY   m & f   English
From a surname, which was possibly a variant of SELBY. Though previously in use as a rare masculine name, it was popularized as a feminine name by the main character in the movie 'The Woman in Red' (1935). It was later reinforced by the movie 'Steel Magnolias' (1989) in which Julia Roberts played a character by this name.
SHERIDAN   m & f   English
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Sirideáin meaning "descendant of Sirideán". The name Sirideán means "searcher" in Gaelic.
SHI   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (shí) meaning "time, era, season", (shí) meaning "real, honest", (shǐ) meaning "history" or (shí) meaning "stone". Other characters can form this name as well.
SHIKOBA   m & f   Native American, Choctaw
Means "feather" in Choctaw.
SHILOH   m & f   Biblical
From an Old Testament place name possibly meaning "tranquil" in Hebrew. It is also used prophetically in the Old Testament to refer to a person, often understood to be the Messiah (see Genesis 49:10). This may in fact be a mistranslation. This name was brought to public attention after Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie gave it to their daughter in 2006.
SHUI   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (shuǐ) meaning "water", as well as other characters pronounced in a similar way.
SHYAMA   m & f   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi
Derived from Sanskrit श्याम (shyama) meaning "dark, black, blue". This is a transcription of the masculine form श्याम, which is another name of the Hindu god Krishna, as well as the feminine form श्यामा, one of the many names of the wife of the god Shiva. It is also the name of a Jain goddess.
SIDNEY   m & f   English
From the English surname SIDNEY. It was first used as a given name in honour of executed politician Algernon Sidney (1622-1683). Another notable bearer of the surname was the poet and statesman Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586).
SIGI   m & f   German
Diminutive of SIEGFRIED, SIEGLINDE, and other Germanic names beginning with the element sigu which means "victory".
SKYLAR   m & f   English (Modern)
Variant of SKYLER.
SKYLER   m & f   English (Modern)
Variant of SCHUYLER. The spelling was modified due to association with the name Tyler and the English word sky.
SLAVA   m & f   Russian, Slovene, Croatian
Short form of Slavic names containing the element slava "glory".
SOTHY   m & f   Khmer
Means "intelligence" in Khmer.
SPARROW   m & f   English (Rare)
From the name of the bird, ultimately from Old English spearwa.
SREE   m & f   Indian, Telugu, Tamil
Variant transcription of SRI.
SRI   m & f   Indian, Telugu, Tamil, Indonesian
Indonesian and southern Indian form of SHRI.
STEVIE   m & f   English
Diminutive of STEPHEN or STEPHANIE. A famous bearer is the American musician Stevie Wonder (1950-).
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.
SUKHDEEP   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit सुख (sukha) meaning "pleasant, happy" and दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".
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".
SUNAN   m & f   Thai
Possibly means "good word" in Thai.
SUNG   m & f   Korean
Variant transcription of SEONG.
SUNG-HYUN   m & f   Korean
Variant transcription of SEONG-HYEON.
SUNG-MIN   m & f   Korean
Variant transcription of SEONG-MIN.
SURINDER   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
Variant of SURENDRA used by Sikhs.
SWARAN   m & f   Punjabi
Punjabi form of SWARNA.
SWARNA   m & f   Indian, Telugu, Hindi
Means "good colour" or "golden", a contraction of the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) meaning "good" and वर्ण (varna) meaning "colour". This is a transcription of both the masculine form स्वर्ण and the feminine form स्वर्णा.
TABASSUM   m & f   Arabic
Means "smiling" in Arabic.
TADALA   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "we have been blessed" in Chewa.
TAFADZWA   m & f   Southern African, Shona
Means "we are pleased" in Shona.
TAI   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (tài) meaning "very, extreme" or other characters pronounced in a similar way.
TAKARA   m & f   Japanese
From Japanese (takara) meaning "treasure, jewel", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations with the same pronunciation.
TAKONDWA   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "we are glad" in Chewa.
TAL   m & f   Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew טַל (tal) meaning "dew".
TAM (2)   m & f   Hebrew
Means "honest, innocent" in Hebrew.
TAMANDANI   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "we have exalted" in Chewa.
TASHI   m & f   Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "good fortune" in Tibetan.
TATENDA   m & f   Southern African, Shona
Means "thank you" in Shona.
TAYLOR   m & f   English
From an English surname which originally denoted someone who was a tailor, from Norman French tailleur, ultimately from Latin taliare "to cut". Its modern use as a feminine name may have been influenced by British author Taylor Caldwell (1900-1985).
TEAGAN   m & f   English (Modern)
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Tadhgáin meaning "descendant of Tadhgán". The given name Tadhgán is a diminutive of TADHG.
TEMPLE   m & f   English (Rare)
From a surname which originally belonged to a person who was associated with the Knights Templar, a medieval religious military order.
TENDAI   m & f   Southern African, Shona
Means "be thankful" in Shona.
TENZIN   m & f   Tibetan, Bhutanese
From Tibetan བསྟན་འཛིན (bstan-'dzin) which means "upholder of teachings". This is one of the given names of the current Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso (1935-).
TENZING   m & f   Tibetan
Variant transcription of TENZIN.
TERRY (1)   m & f   English
From an English surname which was derived from the medieval name Thierry, a Norman French form of THEODORIC.
TERRY (2)   m & f   English
Diminutive of TERENCE or THERESA. A famous bearer was Terry Fox (1958-1981), a young man with an artificial leg who attempted to run across Canada to raise money for cancer research. He died of the disease before crossing the country.
THEMBA   m & f   Southern African, Zulu
Means "trust" in Zulu.
THOKO   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Short form of THOKOZANI.
THOKOZANI   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "thank" in Chewa.
TIERNEY   m & f   Irish, English (Rare)
Anglicized form of TIGHEARNACH. In part, it is from a surname derived from the given name.
TINASHE   m & f   Southern African, Shona
Means "God is with us" in Shona.
TIRTA   m & f   Indonesian
Means "sacred water, place of pilgrimage" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit तीर्थ (tirtha).
TIVOLI   m & f   Various
From the name of a picturesque Italian town, used as a summer resort by the ancient Romans.
TIYAMIKE   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "we praise" in Chewa.
TOBY   m & f   English
Medieval form of TOBIAS. It was sometimes used as a feminine name in the 1930s and 40s due to the influence of American actress Toby Wing (1915-2001).
TOM (2)   m & f   Hebrew
Means "the end" from Hebrew תּוֹם (tom). It can also be a variant transcription of TAM (2).
TOMMIE   m & f   English
Diminutive of THOMAS, sometimes used as a feminine form.
TOVIA   m & f   Hebrew
Hebrew form of TOBIAH, also used as a feminine form.
TRI   m & f   Indonesian
Means "three, third" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit त्रि (tri).
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