Names of Length 2

This is a list of names in which the length is 2.
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ADmDutch, Limburgish
Short form of ADRIAAN.
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.
AI (1)fJapanese
From Japanese (ai) meaning "love, affection", (ai) meaning "indigo", or other kanji with the same pronunciation.
AI (2)fChinese
From Chinese (ài) meaning "love, affection", (ǎi) meaning "friendly, lush", or other characters which are pronounced similarly.
ALmEnglish
Short form of ALBERT and other names beginning with Al. A notable bearer is American actor Al Pacino (1940-).
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".
AN (2)mSumerian Mythology
Means "heaven, sky" in Sumerian. An was the supreme Sumerian god of the heavens, the father of Enlil and Enki. His cuneiform sign 𒀭 (dingir) was prefixed to the names of other deities in writing, though it was not pronounced.
BO (1)mSwedish, Danish
From the Old Norse byname Búi which was derived from Old Norse bua meaning "to live".
BO (2)m & fChinese
From Chinese () meaning "wave", as well as other characters with a similar pronunciation.
CYmEnglish
Short form of CYRUS or CYRIL.
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.
DIfEnglish
Short form of DIANA.
DUmPortuguese
Portuguese diminutive of EDUARDO.
EA (1)mSemitic Mythology
Meaning unknown, perhaps from Sumerian meaning "house of water", or perhaps of Akkadian or Hurrian origin. This was the Akkadian, Assyrian, Hurrian and Babylonian name of the Sumerian water god Enki.
EA (2)fSwedish, Danish, Norwegian
Short form of names ending in ea.
EDmEnglish, Dutch
Short form of EDWARD, EDMUND, and other names beginning with Ed.
ELmSemitic Mythology
From a Semitic root meaning "god". This was a title applied to several Semitic gods. The Canaanites used it as the name of their chief deity, the father of the gods and mankind. The Hebrews used it to refer to Yahweh.
EMfEnglish
Short form of EMILY or EMMA.
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 .
HEf & mChinese
From Chinese () meaning "river, stream", () meaning "harmony, peace", or () meaning "lotus, water lily" (which is usually only feminine). Other characters can form this name as well. A famous bearer was the 15th-century explorer Zheng He.
IBmDanish
Danish diminutive of JAKOB.
IOfGreek Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Greek mythology Io was a princess loved by Zeus, who changed her into a heifer in order to hide her from Hera. A moon of Jupiter bears this name in her honour.
JIm & fKorean (Rare)
From Sino-Korean (ji) meaning "wisdom, intellect" 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.
JOf & mEnglish, German, Dutch
Short form of JOAN (1), JOANNA, JOSEPHINE, or other names that begin with Jo. It is primarily masculine in German and Dutch, short for JOHANNES or JOSEF.
JUf & mChinese
From Chinese () meaning "chrysanthemum" (which is usually only feminine) or () meaning "big, enormous" (usually only masculine), besides other characters which are pronounced similarly.
KIfSumerian Mythology
Means "earth" in Sumerian. This was the name of the Sumerian goddess of the earth, the consort of An.
LI (1)f & mChinese
From Chinese () meaning "reason, logic", () meaning "stand, establish", () meaning "black, dawn", () meaning "power, capability, influence" (which is usually only masculine) or () meaning "beautiful" (usually only feminine). Other Chinese characters are also possible.
LI (2)f & mHebrew
Means "to me" in Hebrew.
mIrish Mythology
Modern Irish form of LUGH.
MOf & mEnglish
Short form of MAUREEN, MAURICE, MORRIS, and other names beginning with a similar sound.
MUm & fChinese
From Chinese () meaning "admire, desire", () meaning "tree, wood", or other characters with similar pronunciations.
MYfSwedish
Swedish diminutive of MARIA.
NAfChinese
From Chinese () meaning "elegant, graceful, delicate" or other characters pronounced similarly.
OMmIndian, Hindi, Marathi
From the Sanskrit ओम् (om), considered to be a sacred syllable because it represents the range of sounds that can be made by the human voice.
ORm & fHebrew
Means "light" in Hebrew.
OZ (1)mEnglish
Short form of OSWALD, OSBORN, and other names beginning with a similar sound.
OZ (2)mHebrew
Means "strength" in Hebrew.
PAfHmong
Means "flower" in Hmong.
RAmEgyptian Mythology
Possibly means "sun" in Egyptian. Ra was an important Egyptian sun god originally worshipped in Heliopolis in Lower Egypt. He was usually depicted as a man with the head of a falcon crowned with a solar disc. In later times his attributes were often merged with those of other deities, such as Amon, Atum and Horus.
REmEgyptian Mythology
Variant spelling of RA.
RUm & fChinese
From Chinese () meaning "scholar", () meaning "like, as, if", or other characters with similar pronunciations.
mIrish
Variant of SÉAGHDHA.
SU (1)fTurkish
Means "water" in Turkish.
SU (2)f & mChinese
From Chinese () meaning "plain, simple" or () meaning "respectful", besides other characters pronounced in a similar way.
TUm & fChinese
From Chinese () meaning "chart, map" or other characters with similar pronunciations.
m & fVietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese () meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding".
TYmEnglish
Short form of TYLER, TYSON, TYRONE, and other names beginning with Ty.
VIfEnglish
Short form of VIOLET.
WUm & fChinese
From Chinese () meaning "military, martial" (which is generally only masculine) or () meaning "affairs, business", as well as other characters which are pronounced similarly. This was the name of several Chinese rulers, including the 2nd-century BC emperor Wu of Han (name spelled ) who expanded the empire and made Confucianism the state philosophy.
YAfChinese
From Chinese () meaning "elegant, graceful, refined" or other characters with a similar pronunciation.
YIf & mChinese
From Chinese () meaning "suitable, proper", () meaning "resolute, decisive, firm", () meaning "justice, righteousness", () meaning "profit, benefit", () meaning "joy, harmony" (which is usually only feminine) or () meaning "ceremony, rites" (also usually feminine). Other characters can also form this name.
YUf & mChinese
From Chinese () meaning "jade, precious stone, gem", () meaning "pleasant, delightful" or () meaning "rain". Other characters can form this name as well.
mPortuguese
Portuguese diminutive of JOSÉ.