Names of Length 12

This is a list of names in which the length is 12.
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ÆÐELÞRYÐfAnglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and þryð "strength".
AGATHANGELOSmLate Greek
Means "bearer of good news", derived from Greek αγαθος (agathos) "good" and αγγελος (angelos) "messenger, angel". Saint Agathangelus of Rome was a 4th-century deacon who was martyred during the persecutions of the emperor Diocletian.
ALTANTSETSEGfMongolian
Means "golden flower" in Mongolian.
APOLLINARIYAfRussian
Russian feminine form of APOLLINARIS.
ARISTOPHANESmAncient Greek
Derived from the Greek elements αριστος (aristos) "best" and φανης (phanes) "appearing". This was the name of a 5th-century BC Athenian playwright.
BARTHOLOMEUSmDutch, Biblical Latin
Dutch and Latin form of BARTHOLOMEW.
BERAHTHRABANmAncient Germanic
Old Germanic form of BERTRAM, using an extended form of the second element.
CHIYEMBEKEZOm & fSouthern African, Chewa
Means "hope" in Chewa.
CHRISTOFOROSmGreek
Modern Greek transcription of CHRISTOPHER.
CLYTEMNESTRAfGreek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Κλυταιμνηστρα (Klytaimnestra), from κλυτος (klytos) "famous, noble" and μνηστηρ (mnester) "courter, wooer". In Greek legend Clytemnestra was the wife of Agamemnon and the mother of Orestes and Electra. While her husband was away during the Trojan War she took a lover, and upon his return she had him murdered. She was subsequently killed by Orestes.
DARAYAVAHUSHmAncient Persian
Old Persian form of DARIUS.
DIONYSODOROSmAncient Greek
Means "gift of Dionysos" from the name of the god DIONYSOS combined with Greek δωρον (doron) "gift".
EPAPHRODITOSmAncient Greek
Means "lovely, charming", derived from Greek επι (epi) "on" combined with the name of the Greek love goddess APHRODITE.
ERDENECHIMEGfMongolian
Means "jewel ornament" in Mongolian.
GIAMBATTISTAmItalian
Combination of GIANNI and BATTISTA, given in honour of Saint John the Baptist.
GIIWEDINOKWEfNative American, Ojibwe
Means "woman of the north" in Ojibwe.
HERMENEGILDOmSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of a Visigothic name which meant "complete sacrifice" from the Germanic elements ermen "whole, entire" and gild "sacrifice, value". It was borne by a 6th-century saint, the son of Liuvigild the Visigothic king of Hispania.
JEAN-BAPTISTEmFrench
Combination of JEAN (1) and BAPTISTE, referring to Saint John the Baptist.
KEREN-HAPPUCHfBiblical
Means "horn of antimony" in Hebrew. Antimony is a substance that was formerly used as an eye cosmetic (eyeshadow). A hollowed animal horn could have been used to store this material. Keren-Happuch is the name of the third daughter of Job in the Old Testament.
KISECAWCHUCKmNative American, Cree
Means "daystar" in Cree. This was the name of a 19th-century Cree chief.
KONSTANTINOSmGreek
Greek form of Constantinus (see CONSTANTINE).
LEMMINKÄINENmFinnish Mythology
Meaning unknown, possibly related to Finnish lempi "love". In the Finnish epic the 'Kalevala' this is the name of an arrogant hero. After he was killed his mother fetched his body from the River of Death and restored him to life. He is sometimes identified with the god Ahti.
MATHGHAMHAINmAncient Irish
Means "bear" in Irish Gaelic. This was the name of a brother of the Irish king Brian Boru.
MAXIMILIENNEfFrench (Rare)
French feminine form of MAXIMILIAN.
MICHELANGELOmItalian
From Italian, meaning "MICHAEL angel", referring to the archangel Michael. The Renaissance painter and sculptor Michelangelo Buonarroti, from Florence, was the man who created such great works of art as the statue of David and the mural on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. This name was also borne by the Baroque artist Michelangelo Merisi, better known as Caravaggio.
MUIRCHERTACHmIrish
Means "mariner" in Gaelic. This was the name of a 6th-century Irish high king.
MUNKHTSETSEGfMongolian
Means "eternal flower" in Mongolian.
NAIRYOSANGHAmPersian Mythology
Derived from Avestan nairyo "male" and sangha "word". Nairyosangha was a Zoroastrian Yazata (or angel) who served as a messenger for Ahura Mazda.
NARANTSETSEGfMongolian
Means "sun flower" in Mongolian.
ODESERUNDIYEmNative American, Mohawk
Means "lightning has struck" in Mohawk. This was the name of an 18th-century Mohawk chief, also called John Deseronto.
OLUFUNMILAYOf & mWestern African, Yoruba
Means "God gave me joy" in Yoruba.
OLUFUNMILOLAf & mWestern African, Yoruba
Means "God gives me wealth" in Yoruba.
OLYMPIODOROSmAncient Greek
From OLYMPOS, the name of the mountain home of the Greek gods, combined with Greek δωρον (doron) "gift".
ONYEKACHUKWUm & fWestern African, Igbo
Variant of ONYEKACHI, using Chukwu as the last element, which is the extended form of Chi meaning "God".
PHILADELPHIAfEnglish (Rare)
From the name of a city in Asia Minor mentioned in Revelation in the New Testament. The name of the city meant "brotherly love" from Greek φιλεω (phileo) "to love" and αδελφος (adelphos) "brother". It is also the name of a city in the United States.
PURUSHOTTAMAmHinduism
Means "the best man" from Sanskrit पुरुष (purusha) meaning "man" and उत्तम (uttama) meaning "highest". This is another name of either of the Hindu gods Vishnu or Krishna.
QUETZALCOATLmAztec and Toltec Mythology
Means "feathered snake" in Nahuatl, derived from quetzalli "feather" and coatl "snake". In Aztec and other Mesoamerican mythology he was the god of the sky, wind, and knowledge, also associated with the morning star. According to one legend he created the humans of this age using the bones of humans from the previous age and adding his own blood.
QUINTILIANUSmAncient Roman
Original Latin form of QUINTILIAN.
SCHEHERAZADEfLiterature
Anglicized form of SHAHRAZAD.
SIBONAKALISOm & fSouthern African, Zulu
From Zulu isibonakaliso meaning "sign, token, proof".
TAGWANIBISANfNative American, Algonquin
Means "rainbow" in Alqonguin.
TEZCATLIPOCAmAztec and Toltec Mythology
Means "smoking mirror" in Nahuatl. In Aztec and other Mesoamerican mythology he was one of the chief gods, associated with the night sky, winds, war, and the north. Like his rival Quetzalcoatl, he was a creator god.
THEMISTOCLESmAncient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Θεμιστοκλης (Themistokles) meaning "glory of the law", from θεμις (themis) "law of nature, divine law" (genitive θεμιστος) and κλεος (kleos) "glory". This was the name of an Athenian statesman and general who was victorious over the Persians in the Battle of Salamis.
THEMISTOKLISmGreek
Modern Greek form of THEMISTOCLES.
THEOFYLAKTOSmGreek
Modern Greek form of THEOPHYLAKTOS.
WICKANINNISHmNative American, Nuu-chah-nulth
Possibly means "having no one in front of him in the canoe" in the Nuu-chah-nulth (or Nootka) language. This was the name of a chief of the Clayoquot in the late 18th century, at the time of European contact.
XOCHIQUETZALfAztec and Toltec Mythology, Native American, Nahuatl
Means "flower feather" in Nahuatl. This was the name of the Aztec goddess of love, flowers and the earth, the twin sister of Xochipilli.
ZARATHUSHTRAmAncient Persian
Ancient Avestan form of ZARATHUSTRA.
ZIYA UR-RAHMANmArabic
Means "splendour of the merciful" from Arabic ضياء (diya) meaning "splendour, light, glow" combined with رحمن (rahman) meaning "merciful".
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