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Finnish short form of ADELE and other names beginning with the same sound.
AAGEmDanish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of ÁKI.
Means "high, lofty, sublime" in Arabic.
Means "morning" in Finnish.
Finnish form of ABRAHAM.
Dutch short form of ARNOLD.
Finnish form of ADOLF.
Means "wide, open" in Finnish.
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element adal meaning "noble".
Diminutive of ABIGAIL.
Diminutive of ABIGAIL.
Hungarian form of ABEL.
ABELmEnglish, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name הֶבֶל (Hevel) meaning "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.
ABHAfIndian, Hindi
Means "splendour, light" in Sanskrit.
ABIAm & fBiblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek and Latin form of 'AVIYAH.
Means "full-figured" in Arabic. The 7th-century Arabic poet Antara dedicated much of his poetry to a woman named Abla.
Swedish short form of AXEL.
ADADmSemitic Mythology
Akkadian cognate of HADAD.
Means "adornment" in Hebrew. This was the name of the wives of both Lamech and Esau in the Old Testament.
Hungarian form of ADAM.
ADAMmEnglish, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Russian, Ukrainian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Romanian, Catalan, 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]
Spanish form of ADAM.
Portuguese form of ADAM.
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element adal meaning "noble".
ADDY (1)fEnglish
Diminutive of ADELAIDE.
ADDY (2)mMedieval English
Medieval diminutive of ADAM.
Hungarian form of ADELA.
ADELmPersian, Arabic
Persian form of ADIL, as well as a variant transcription of the Arabic name.
Turkish form of ADAM.
Turkish form of ADIL.
ADILmArabic, Urdu, Uyghur
Means "fair, honest, just" from Arabic عدل ('adala) "to act justly". This name was borne by several sultans of Bijapur.
Means "strong, mighty" in Hebrew. This word is used in the Hebrew Bible to describe God.
Means "small wave, ripple" in Hebrew.
Means "ash tree" in Old English. This was the nickname of a 5th-century king of Kent, whose birth name was Oeric.
Means "chastity" in Arabic.
Means "chaste" in Arabic.
AFONf & mWelsh
Means "river" in Welsh. This is a Welsh name of recent origin.
AFRA (1)fLate Roman
Originally used by the Romans as a nickname for a woman from Africa. This was the name of two early saints.
AFRA (2)fArabic
Means "whitish red" in Arabic.
AFUAfWestern African, Akan
Means "born on Friday" in Akan.
AGAMf & mHebrew
Means "lake" in Hebrew.
AGARfBiblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Biblical French, Biblical Italian
Form of HAGAR used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
Swedish form of AGATHA.
AGHImAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of OVE.
Means "dawn" in Albanian.
Lithuanian form of AGNES.
AGNImHinduism, 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.
Norwegian form of AGATHA.
Variant of BAGUS.
AHABmBiblical, 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.
AHTImFinnish, Finnish Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the name of the Finnish god of the ocean, rivers and fishing.
AIASmGreek Mythology
Greek form of AJAX.
AIDAfArabic, Literature
Variant of AYDA. This name was used in Verdi's opera 'Aida' (1871), where it belongs to an Ethiopian princess held captive in Egypt.
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element agil meaning "edge (of a sword), blade".
From Japanese (ai) meaning "love, affection" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other character combinations.
Finnish form of ÁILE.
Sami form of HELGA.
Finnish form of ÁILE.
From Old French Amé, the masculine form of Amée (see AMY).
From Japanese (ai) meaning "love, affection" and (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible.
Means "generous amount" in Finnish.
AINA (1)fFinnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Variant of AINO. It also means "always" in Finnish.
AINA (2)fCatalan
Balearic form of ANNA.
AINA (3)fJapanese
From Japanese (ai) meaning "love, affection" and (na) meaning "vegetables, greens", as well as other character combinations.
AINA (4)fLatvian
Feminine form of AINĀRS.
AINA (5)fKazakh
Variant transcription of AYNA.
Means "radiance" in Gaelic. This was the name of the queen of the fairies in Celtic mythology. It is also taken as an Irish form of Anne.
AINOfFinnish, Finnish Mythology
Means "the only one" in Finnish. In the Finnish epic the 'Kalevala' this is the name of a girl who drowns herself when she finds out she must marry the old man Väinämöinen.
From Japanese (ai) meaning "love, affection" combined with (ri) meaning "white jasmine" or (ri) meaning "pear". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible.
AJAXmGreek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek name Αιας (Aias), perhaps deriving from Greek αιαστης (aiastes) "mourner" or αια (aia) "earth, land". In Greek mythology this was the name of two of the heroes who fought for the Greeks in the Trojan War, the son of Telamon and the son of Oileus. When the armour of the slain hero Achilles was not given to Ajax Telamonian, he became mad with jealousy and killed himself.
AJAYmIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil
Means "unconquered", from Sanskrit (a) meaning "not" and जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest".
AJITmIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Bengali
Means "unconquered, invincible", from Sanskrit (a) meaning "not" and जित (jita) meaning "conquered". This is a name of the gods Shiva and Vishnu, and of a future Buddha.
Bosnian form of AYLA (2).
Russian form of JOACHIM.
From Japanese (aki) meaning "bright, luminous" combined with (o) meaning "man, husband", (o) meaning "male" or (o) meaning "hero, manly". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Possibly of Turkic origin meaning "white falcon". This was the name of a medieval Hungarian clan.
AKUAfWestern African, Akan
Means "born on Wednesday" in Akan.
ALANmEnglish, 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]
ALBA (1)fItalian, Spanish, Catalan
This name is derived from two distinct names, ALBA (2) and ALBA (3), with distinct origins, Latin and Germanic. Over time these names have become confused with one another. To further complicate the matter, alba means "dawn" in Italian, Spanish and Catalan. This may be the main inspiration behind its use in Italy and Spain.
ALBA (2)fAncient Roman
Feminine form of ALBUS.
ALBA (3)fAncient Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element alf meaning "elf".
Anglicized masculine form of AILBHE.
ALDA (2)fLimburgish
Limburgish short form of ALDEGONDA.
ALDA (3)fIcelandic
Means "wave" in Icelandic.
ALDOmItalian, Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element ald "old", and possibly also with adal "noble".
Short form of ALEXANDER.
From the name of a Welsh river, of uncertain meaning.
Bosnian form of ALIM.
ALENmCroatian, Slovene
Croatian and Slovene form of ALAN.
Catalan short form of ALEXANDER.
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.
ALFRmNorse Mythology
Old Norse form of ALF (1).
ALIA (1)fArabic
Variant transcription of ALYA.
ALIA (2)fAncient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ELLA (1).
Turkish form of ALIM.
ALIMmArabic, Uyghur
Means "learned, expert, scholar" in Arabic.
Possibly a Romanian masculine form of ALINA. Alternatively it may derive from Romanian alina "to soothe".
Welsh form of ALICE.
Medieval French variant of ALICE.
Hungarian form of ALICE.
Hungarian form of ALICE.
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element adal meaning "noble".
ALLAfRussian, Ukrainian
Meaning unknown, possibly of German origin.
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element adal meaning "noble".
Finnish diminutive of names beginning with Al. This is also the Finnish word for a type of duck.
ALLY (1)fEnglish
Diminutive of ALISON, ALEXANDRA or other names beginning with the same sound.
ALLY (2)mScottish
Diminutive of ALISTAIR.
ALMA (1)fEnglish, Spanish, Italian, Dutch
This name became popular after the Battle of Alma (1854), which took place near the River Alma in Crimea and ended in a victory for Britain and France. However, the name was in rare use before the battle; it was probably inspired by Latin almus "nourishing". It also coincides with the Spanish word meaning "the soul".
ALMA (2)fHebrew
Means "young woman" in Hebrew.
ALON (1)mHebrew
Means "oak tree" in Hebrew.
ALON (2)mFilipino, Tagalog
Means "wave" in Tagalog.
Possibly from Latin altus or Italian/Spanish alto meaning "high".
ALTE (1)fYiddish
Feminine form of ALTER.
ALTE (2)mFrisian
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element ald meaning "old".
Welsh form of ALAN. This name appears in the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth.
ALVA (1)fSwedish, Norwegian
Feminine form of ALF (1).
ALVA (2)mEnglish
Variant of ALVAH. A famous bearer of this name was the inventor Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931).
ALYAfArabic, Indonesian, Malay
Means "sky, heaven, loftiness" in Arabic.
Variant of ALICE.
ALYXfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine variant of ALEX.
AMAL (1)f & mArabic
Means "hope, aspiration" in Arabic. It is related to Amaal.
AMAL (2)mBiblical
Means "work" in Hebrew. This was the name of an Asherite in the Old Testament.
AMAR (1)mIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali
Means "immortal" in Sanskrit.
AMAR (2)mBosnian
Bosnian form of 'AMMAR.
AMÉEfMedieval French
Old French form of AIMÉE.
AMEL (1)mBosnian
Bosnian masculine form of AMAL (1).
AMEL (2)fArabic (Maghrebi)
North African form of AMAAL.
Variant of AMY.
AMINmArabic, Persian, Urdu
Derived from Arabic امين (amin) meaning "truthful". This was the name of the sixth Abbasid caliph.
AMIR (1)mArabic, Persian, Urdu, Malay, Indonesian
Means "commander, prince" in Arabic. This was originally a title, which has come into English as the Arabic loanword emir.
AMIR (2)mHebrew
Means "treetop" in Hebrew.
AMISmMedieval 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.
AMIT (1)mIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Punjabi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali
Means "immeasurable, infinite" in Sanskrit.
AMIT (2)m & fHebrew
Means "friend" in Hebrew.
Means "safety" in Arabic.
AMONmEgyptian Mythology (Anglicized)
From Αμμων (Ammon), the Greek form of Egyptian Ymn (reconstructed as Yamanu) which meant "the hidden one". In early Egyptian mythology he was a god of the air, creativity and fertility, who was particularly revered in Thebes. Later, during the Middle Kingdom, his attributes were combined with those of the god Ra and he was worshipped as the supreme solar deity Amon-Ra.
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.
AMOSmEnglish, Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
From Hebrew עָמַס ('amas) meaning "load, burden". 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.
Originally a short form of the Germanic name ADELMAR.
ANAHf & mBiblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "answer" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this name belongs to one female character and two male characters.
ANAN (1)m & fWestern African, Akan
Means "fourth born child" in Akan.
ANAN (2)mBiblical, Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Means "cloud" in Hebrew. This name is mentioned very briefly in the Old Testament.
ANAR (1)mAzerbaijani
Means "will understand" in Azerbaijani.
ANAR (2)fKazakh
Variant of ANARA.
Means "friendliness" in Arabic. This was the name of one of the Prophet Muhammad's companions.
ANAT (1)fSemitic Mythology
Possibly derived from a Semitic root meaning "water spring". Anat was a goddess of fertility, hunting and war worshipped by the Semitic peoples of the Levant. She was the sister and consort of the god Hadad.
ANAT (2)f & mHebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of ANATH (1). In modern times it is often used as a feminine name.
Means "love" in Tamil.
Possibly a diminutive of ANA.
ANĐAfCroatian, Serbian
Diminutive of ANĐELA.
Diminutive of ANDREA (2).
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.
Slovene form of AENEAS.
ANIAfPolish, Russian
Polish diminutive of ANNA, and a variant Russian transcription of ANYA.
ANIKmIndian, Hindi, Bengali
Means "army" or "splendour" in Sanskrit.
ANILmHinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit अनिल (anila) "air, wind". This is another name of Vayu, the Hindu god of the wind.
Means "friendly, friend" in Arabic.
ANITmIndian, Hindi
Possibly means "not guided" in Sanskrit.
ANKEfLow German, Dutch
Low German and Dutch diminutive of ANNA and other names beginning with An.
ANNAfEnglish, Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian, Icelandic, Faroese, Catalan, Occitan, Breton, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of Channah (see HANNAH) used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament. Many later Old Testament translations, including the English, use the Hannah spelling instead of Anna. The name appears briefly in the New Testament belonging to a prophetess who recognized Jesus as the Messiah. It was a popular name in the Byzantine Empire from an early date, and in the Middle Ages it became common among Western Christians due to veneration of Saint Anna (usually known as Saint Anne in English), the name traditionally assigned to the mother of the Virgin Mary. In the English-speaking world, this form came into general use in the 18th century, joining Ann and Anne.... [more]
ANNE (1)fFrench, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, German, Dutch, Basque
French form of ANNA. In the 13th-century it was imported to England, where it was also commonly spelled Ann. The name was borne by a 17th-century English queen and also by the second wife of Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn (the mother of Queen Elizabeth I), who was eventually beheaded in the Tower of London. This is also the name of the heroine in 'Anne of Green Gables' (1908) by Canadian author L. M. Montgomery.
ANNE (2)mFrisian
Short form of names beginning with the Germanic element arn "eagle".
Finnish diminutive of ANNA.
Georgian form of HENRI.
Derived from Finnish ansio "virtue" or ansa "trap".
ANSOmAncient Germanic
Short form of Germanic names beginning with the element ans meaning "god".
ANTE (1)mCroatian
Croatian form of ANTHONY.
ANTE (2)mFrisian
Short form of names beginning with the Germanic element and "wrath, zeal".
ANTOmCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANUJmIndian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "born later, younger" in Sanskrit. This name is sometimes given to the younger sibling of an older child.
ANUPmIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Malayalam
Means "watery" in Sanskrit.
Galician form of Angelus (see ANGEL).
Russian diminutive of ANNA.
Variant of JANEZ.
ANZOmAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element ant meaning "giant".
AODHmIrish, Scottish, Irish Mythology
From the old Irish name Áed, which meant "fire". This was a very popular name in early Ireland, being borne by numerous figures in Irish mythology and several high kings. It has been traditionally Anglicized as Hugh.
Means "intelligent, wise" in Arabic. This transcription represents two different Arabic names.
ARAM (1)mKurdish
Means "calm" in Kurdish.
ARAM (2)mArmenian
Means "excellence" in Armenian.
ARAN (1)f & mIrish
From the name of the Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland.
ARAN (2)mBiblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "wild goat" in Hebrew. This is the name of a son of Dishan in the Old Testament.
Means "eagle" in Lithuanian (a poetic word).
From the name of a river (also called the Aras) which flows through Armenia.
Possibly means "marker, stake" in Turkish.
Persian form of ARIF.
ARESmGreek Mythology
Perhaps from either Greek αρη (are) "bane, ruin" or αρσην (arsen) "male". The name first appears as a-re in Mycenaean Greek writing. Ares was the blood-thirsty god of war in Greek mythology, a son of Zeus and Hera.
Means "light" in Basque.
ARIA (1)fEnglish
Means "song, melody" in Italian (literally means "air"). An aria is an elaborate vocal solo, the type usually performed in operas. As an English name, it has only been in use since the 20th century. It is not common in Italy.
ARIA (2)mPersian
Variant transcription of ARYA.
Variant of ERIC.
ARIE (1)mDutch
Diminutive of ADRIAAN.
ARIE (2)mHebrew
Variant transcription of ARIEH.
ARİFmTurkish, Azerbaijani
Turkish and Azerbaijani form of ARIF.
ARIFmArabic, Indonesian, Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali
Means "learned, knowing, expert" in Arabic.
Means "fragrance" in Arabic.
Diminutive of ARIEL.
ARIS (1)mGreek
Modern Greek form of ARES. It is also used as a short form of ARISTOTELIS.
ARIS (2)mDutch
Diminutive of ADRIAAN.
Variant of IRJA. The Finnish poet Eino Leino used it in his poem 'Arja and Selinä' (1916), though belonging to a male character.
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element arn meaning "eagle".
Meaning uncertain. It was perhaps inspired by the fictional place name Arlo Hill from the poem 'The Faerie Queene' (1590) by Edmund Spenser. Spenser probably got Arlo by altering the real Irish place name Aherlow, which is Gaelic meaning "between two highlands".
ARMOmFinnish (Rare)
Means "grace, mercy" in Finnish.
ARNE (1)mSwedish, Norwegian, Danish
Originally an Old Norse short form of names beginning with the element arn meaning "eagle".
ARNE (2)mGerman
Diminutive of ARNOLD.
ÁRNImAncient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of ARNE (1).
ARNOmDutch, German
Short form of ARNOUD or ARNOLD.
Norwegian form of AREND.
Hungarian form of AARON.
ARONmPolish, Croatian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic
Polish, Croatian and Scandinavian form of AARON.
ARTIfIndian, Hindi, Marathi
Variant transcription of AARTI.
Finnish short form of ARTHUR.
Means "value, worth" in Finnish.
Possibly means "mountain goats" in Arabic. This was the name of a 12th-century queen of Yemen.
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.
ARZUfTurkish, Uyghur
Turkish and Uyghur form of AREZOO.
Means "luckier" in Arabic.
ASADmArabic, Urdu
Means "lion" in Arabic.
ASARmEgyptian Mythology
Egyptian form of OSIRIS.
ASCOmAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element asc meaning "ash tree".
Meaning unknown, probably of Turkic origin. This was the name of a 12th-century Bulgarian emperor (Ivan Asen I) and several of his successors.
ASERmBiblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of ASHER used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
ASHA (1)fIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam
Derived from Sanskrit आशा (asha) meaning "wish, desire, hope".
ASHA (2)fEastern African, Swahili
Means "life" in Swahili, related to AISHA.
ASIA (1)fEnglish (Modern), Italian (Modern)
From the name of the continent, which is perhaps derived from Akkadian asu, meaning "east".
ASIA (2)fPolish
Polish diminutive of JOANNA.
Possibly means "forgiveness" in Arabic.
Variant of KASIH.
Means "noble" in Turkish.
Turkish form of ASIM (1). This name is spelled with a Turkish dotless i, as Asım.
ASIM (1)mArabic
Means "protector" in Arabic.
ASIM (2)mIndian, Hindi, Bengali
Means "boundless, limitless" in Sanskrit.
ASKRmNorse Mythology
Old Norse form of ASK.
Means "genuine, real" in Turkish.
Means "supreme" in Arabic.
Means "travel at night" in Arabic. It is related to Isra.
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element asc meaning "ash tree" or ans meaning "god".
AŞTÎf & mKurdish
Means "peace, tranquility" in Kurdish.
Short form of ASUNCIÓN.
ASYA (2)fTurkish
Means "Asia (the continent)" in Turkish.
Means "affection, kindness" in Arabic.
ATONmEgyptian Mythology
Means "solar disk" in Egyptian. Aton was an Egyptian god of the sun, depicted as a solar disk with long rays extending downwards. The worship of Aton was especially extensive during the reign of the pharaoh Akhenaton, who proclaimed Aton was the only god.
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element adal meaning "noble".
Finnish diminutive of ANTERO and other names beginning with A.
Means "loving" in Arabic.
ATUMmEgyptian Mythology
Means "completion" in Egyptian. This was the name of an Egyptian creator god. He was first prominently worshipped in Heliopolis during the Old Kingdom.
AUDAfAncient Germanic
Feminine form of Audo (see OTTO).
French feminine form of ALDO.
AUDOmAncient Germanic
Old Germanic form of OTTO.
Possibly a Frisian diminutive of AUGUSTINUS or AURELIUS.
Finnish form of AGNES.
AURAfEnglish, Italian, Spanish, Finnish
From the word aura (derived from Latin, ultimately from Greek αυρα meaning "breeze") for a distinctive atmosphere or illumination.
Means "senior, elder, chief" in Armenian.
Variant transcription of AVIYA.
Probably a Latinized form of the Germanic name Aveza, which was derived from the element avi, of unknown meaning, possibly "desired". The Normans introduced this name to England and it became moderately common during the Middle Ages, at which time it was associated with Latin avis "bird".
AVIVm & fHebrew
Means "spring" in Hebrew.
Greek form of AURA.
Short form of AVTANDIL.
AXELmDanish, Swedish, Norwegian, German
Medieval Danish form of ABSALOM.
Means "stag, hart" in Hebrew.
Means "returning, visitor" in Arabic.
AYLA (1)fHebrew
Variant transcription of ELAH.
AYLA (2)fTurkish
Means "moonlight, halo" in Turkish.
AYLA (3)fLiterature
Created for the novel 'Clan of the Cave Bear' (1980) by author Jean M. Auel. In the novel Ayla is an orphaned Cro-Magnon girl adopted by Neanderthals. Ayla is the Neanderthal pronunciation of her real name, which is not given.
Means "mirror" in Turkmen, ultimately from Persian آینه (ayneh).
Kazakh form of AÝNA.
Turkish form of AISHA.
Derived from Turkish ay meaning "moon" and su meaning "water".
AZADmPersian, Indian, Hindi, Azerbaijani, Turkish
Means "free" in Persian. This word has derivatives in several other languages, such as Hindi, Turkish and Armenian.
AZARf & mPersian
Means "fire" in Persian.
Means "reserved" in Hebrew. This is both the name of a minor character and a place name in the Old Testament.
Variant transcription of AZIZ.
Turkish form of AZIZ.
AZIZmArabic, Persian, Urdu, Uzbek
Means "powerful, respected, beloved", derived from Arabic عزّ ('azza) meaning "to be powerful" or "to be cherished". In Islamic tradition العزيز (al-'Aziz) is one of the 99 names of Allah. A notable bearer of the name was Al-'Aziz, a 10th-century Fatimid caliph.
AZRAfArabic, Turkish, Bosnian, Persian, Urdu
Means "virgin" in Arabic.
Originally a short form of names starting with the Germanic element badu "fight, struggle".
BA'ALmSemitic Mythology, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of Semitic ba'l meaning "lord, master, possessor". This was the title of various deities, often associated with storms and fertility, who were worshipped by the Canaanites, Phoenicians, and other peoples of the ancient Near East. It was particularly applied to the god Hadad.
BAALmSemitic Mythology, Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin, Biblical
Variant spelling of BA'AL, and the form used in most translations of the Bible.
Diminutive of BARBARA.
Old English name probably derived from beadu meaning "battle".
BADRm & fArabic
Means "full moon" in Arabic.
Short form of ALBAER and other Limburgish names ending in baer, often derived from the Germanic element beraht meaning "bright".