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MÉLISSA   f   French
French form of MELISSA.
MELISSA   f   English, Dutch, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Means "bee" in Greek. This was the name of a nymph that cared for young Zeus in Greek mythology. It is also the name of the fairy who helps Rogero escape from the witch Alcina in Ludovico Ariosto's poem 'Orlando Furioso' (1516). As an English given name, Melissa has been used since the 18th century.
MELITON   m   Ancient Greek, Georgian
Derived from Greek μελι (meli) meaning "honey" (genitive μελιτος). This was the name of a 2nd-century bishop of Sardis who is regarded as a saint in the Orthodox Church.
MELITTA   f   Ancient Greek, German
Ancient Attic Greek variant of MELISSA.
MELLONY   f   English (Rare)
Variant of MELANIE.
MÉLODIE   f   French
French cognate of MELODY.
MELQART   m   Near Eastern Mythology
From Phoenician mlk "king" and qrt "city". This was the name of a Phoenician god worshipped especially in the city of Tyre.
MELYSSA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of MELISSA.
MENAHEM   m   Biblical, Hebrew
From the Hebrew name מְנַחֵם (Menachem) meaning "comforter". This was the name of a king of Israel, appearing in the Old Testament. His reign was noted for its brutality.
MENASHE   m   Hebrew
Hebrew form of MANASSEH.
MERCURY   m   Roman Mythology (Anglicized)
From the Latin Mercurius, probably derived from Latin mercari "to trade" or merces "wages". This was the name of the Roman god of trade, merchants, and travellers, later equated with the Greek god Hermes. This is also the name of the first planet in the solar system.
MERERID   f   Welsh
Welsh form of MARGARET.
MERILYN   f   English
Variant of MARILYN.
MERRICK   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was originally derived from the Welsh given name MEURIG.
MERRILL   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from the given name MURIEL.
MERRION   m   Welsh
Variant of MEIRION.
MERRITT   m   English
From an English surname, originally from a place name, which meant "boundary gate" in Old English.
MESHACH   m   Biblical
Possibly means "who is what Aku is?" in Akkadian, Aku being the name of the Babylonian god of the moon. In the Book of Daniel in the Old Testament this is the Babylonian name of Mishael, one of the three men cast into a blazing furnace but saved from harm by God.
METODĚJ   m   Czech
Czech form of METHODIUS.
METODIJ   m   Macedonian
Macedonian form of METHODIUS.
MICAELA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese feminine form of MICHAEL.
MICAIAH   m & f   Biblical
Means "who is like YAHWEH?" in Hebrew. This name occurs in the Old Testament belonging to both males and females.
MICAJAH   m   Biblical
Variant of MICAIAH.
MICHAËL   m   Dutch, French
Dutch and French form of MICHAEL.
MICHAEL   m   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Czech, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name מִיכָאֵל (Mikha'el) meaning "who is like God?". This is a rhetorical question, implying no person is like God. Michael is one of the seven archangels in Hebrew tradition and the only one identified as an archangel in the Bible. In the Book of Daniel in the Old Testament he is named as a protector of Israel. In the Book of Revelation in the New Testament he is portrayed as the leader of heaven's armies in the war against Satan, and is thus considered the patron saint of soldiers in Christianity.... [more]
MICHAIL   m   Greek, Russian
Modern Greek form of MICHAEL. It is also a variant transcription of Russian MIKHAIL.
MICHALA   f   Czech
Czech feminine form of MICHAL (1).
MÍCHEÁL   m   Irish
Irish form of MICHAEL.
MÌCHEAL   m   Scottish
Scottish form of MICHAEL.
MICHEAL   m   English
Variant of MICHAEL.
MICHEIL   m   Scottish
Scottish Gaelic form of MICHAEL.
MICHELA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of MICHAEL.
MICHÈLE   f   French
French feminine form of MICHEL.
MICHELE (1)   m   Italian
Italian form of MICHAEL.
MICHELE (2)   f   English
Variant of MICHELLE.
MICHIEL   m   Dutch
Dutch form of MICHAEL.
MICHIKO   f   Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful", (chi) meaning "wisdom, intellect" and (ko) meaning "child". This name can also be comprised of other combinations of kanji.
MICKAËL   m   French
French variant form of MICHAEL.
MIESZKO   m   Polish
Diminutive of MIECZYSŁAW. This was the name of two rulers of Poland, including Mieszko I who converted the country to Christianity.
MIGUELA   f   Spanish, Portuguese
Feminine form of MIGUEL.
MIHAELA   f   Romanian, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian
Romanian, Slovene, Croatian and Macedonian feminine form of MICHAEL.
MIĤAELO   m   Esperanto
Original Esperanto form of MICHAEL.
MIHAILA   f   Macedonian
Macedonian feminine form of MICHAEL.
MIHAILO   m   Serbian
Serbian form of MICHAEL.
MIHAILS   m   Latvian
Latvian form of MICHAEL.
MIHĂIȚĂ   m   Romanian
Romanian diminutive of MICHAEL.
MIHAJLO   m   Serbian
Serbian form of MICHAEL.
MIHALIS   m   Greek
Variant transcription of MICHALIS.
MIHKKAL   m   Sami
Northern Sami form of MICHAEL.
MIHOVIL   m   Croatian
Croatian form of MICHAEL.
MIKAELA   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Feminine form of MICHAEL.
MIKAERE   m   Maori
Maori form of MICHAEL.
MIKAYLA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of MICHAELA.
MIĶELIS   m   Latvian
Latvian form of MICHAEL.
MIKHA'EL   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MICHAEL.
MIKHAEL   m   Biblical Greek
Variant transcription of MICHAEL.
MIKHA'IL   m   Arabic
Arabic form of MICHAEL.
MIKHAIL   m   Russian, Bulgarian
Russian form of MICHAEL, and a variant transcription of Bulgarian MIHAIL. This was the name of two Russian tsars. Other notable bearers include the poet Mikhail Lermontov (1814-1841) and the Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev (1931-).
MIKHEIL   m   Georgian
Georgian form of MICHAEL.
MIKKJAL   m   Faroese
Faroese form of MICHAEL.
MIKLAVŽ   m   Slovene
Slovene form of NICHOLAS.
MIKOŁAJ   m   Polish
Polish form of NICHOLAS.
MIKOLÁŠ   m   Czech
Czech form of NICHOLAS.
MIKULÁŠ   m   Slovak, Czech
Slovak and Czech form of NICHOLAS.
MI-KYUNG   f   Korean
Variant transcription of MI-GYEONG.
MILANKA   f   Serbian, Croatian
Feminine form of MILAN.
MILBURN   m   English
From an English surname which was from a place name meaning "mill stream" in Old English.
MILDRED   f   English
From the Old English name Mildþryð meaning "gentle strength", derived from the elements milde "gentle" and þryð "strength". Saint Mildred was a 7th-century abbess, the daughter of the Kentish princess Saint Ermenburga. After the Norman conquest this name became rare, but it was revived in the 19th century.
MILENKO   m   Serbian, Croatian
Serbian and Croatian diminutive of MILAN.
MILFORD   m   English
From an English surname which was originally derived from various place names all meaning "ford by a mill" in Old English.
MILITSA   f   Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of MILICA.
MILIVOJ   m   Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements milu "gracious" and voji "soldier".
MILJANA   f   Serbian
Feminine form of MILAN.
MILLARD   m   English
From an occupational English surname which meant "guardian of the mill" in Old English.
MILORAD   m   Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the Slavic elements milu "gracious, dear" and rad "happy, willing".
MILOVAN   m   Serbian
From Serbian миловати (milovati) meaning "to caress".
MINERVA   f   Roman Mythology, English
Possibly derived from Latin mens meaning "intellect", but more likely of Etruscan origin. Minerva was the Roman goddess of wisdom and war, approximately equivalent to the Greek goddess Athena. It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since after the Renaissance.
MIODRAG   m   Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the element mio, a Serbo-Croatian form of the Slavic element milu meaning "dear", combined with dragu meaning "precious".
MIRACLE   f   English (Modern)
From the English word miracle for an extraordinary event, ultimately deriving from Latin miraculum "wonder, marvel".
MIRANDA   f   English, Dutch
Derived from Latin mirandus meaning "admirable, wonderful". The name was created by Shakespeare for the heroine in his play 'The Tempest' (1611), about a father and daughter stranded on an island. It did not become a common English given name until the 20th century. This is also the name of one of the moons of Uranus, named after the Shakespearian character.
MIRELLA   f   Italian
Italian form of MIREILLE.
MIREMBE   f   Eastern African, Ganda
Means "peace" in Luganda.
MIRINDA   f   Esperanto
Means "wonderful" in Esperanto.
MIRJAMI   f   Finnish
Finnish form of MIRIAM.
MIRJANA   f   Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Slovene
Possibly a form of MIRIAM.
MIRSADA   f   Bosnian
Feminine form of MIRSAD.
MITSUKO   f   Japanese
From Japanese (mitsu) meaning "light" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MODESTA   f   Spanish, Late Roman
Feminine form of MODESTUS.
MODESTE   m & f   French
French masculine and feminine form of MODESTUS.
MODESTO   m   Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of MODESTUS.
MODESTY   f   English (Rare)
From the English word modesty, ultimately from Latin modestus "moderate", a derivative of modus "measure".
MOHAMED   m   Arabic (Egyptian), Arabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of MUHAMMAD (chiefly Egyptian and Algerian).
MOIRREY   f   Manx
Manx form of MARY.
MOMCHIL   m   Bulgarian
Derived from Bulgarian момче (momche) "boy".
MONGKUT   m   Thai
Means "crown" in Thai.
MONIQUE   f   French, English, Dutch
French form of MONICA.
MONTANA   f & m   English (Modern)
From the name of the American state, which is derived from Latin montanus "mountainous".
MORCANT   m   Ancient Celtic
Old Welsh form of MORGAN (1).
MORDRED   m   Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
From Welsh Medraut, meaning uncertain. In Arthurian legend Mordred was the illegitimate son (in some versions nephew) of King Arthur. Mordred first appears briefly (as Medraut) in the 10th-century 'Annales Cambriae', but he was not portrayed as a traitor until the chronicles of the 12th-century Geoffrey of Monmouth. While Arthur is away he seduces his wife Guinevere and declares himself king. This prompts the battle of Camlann, which leads to the deaths of both Mordred and Arthur.
MORGANA   f   English (Rare)
Feminine form of MORGAN (1).
MORGANE   f   French
French, either a form of MORGAN (2) or a feminine form of MORGAN (1).
MOSTAFA   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of MUSTAFA.
MPHATSO   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "gift" in Chewa.
MRIDULA   f   Indian, Hindi
Means "soft" in Sanskrit.
MÜCAHİT   m   Turkish
Means "fighter" in Turkish.
MUHAMAD   m   Indonesian, Malay
Indonesian and Malay variant of MUHAMMAD.
MUHAMED   m   Bosnian
Bosnian form of MUHAMMAD.
MUHSINA   f   Arabic
Feminine form of MUHSIN.
MUIRENN   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Either derived from Gaelic muir "sea" and fionn "fair, white", or else a variant of MUIRNE.
MUIRGEL   f   Irish
Means "bright sea", derived from Gaelic muir "sea" and geal "bright".
MUIRGEN   f   Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "born of the sea" in Gaelic. In Irish legend this was the name of a woman (originally named Líban) who was transformed into a mermaid. After 300 years she was brought to shore, baptized, and transformed back into a woman.
MUKESHA   m   Hinduism
Means "ruler of Muka" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Shiva, given to him because he killed Muka, a demon in the form of a wild boar.
MUKHTAR   m   Arabic
Means "chosen" in Arabic.
MUNASHE   m & f   Southern African, Shona
Means "with God" in Shona.
MUNDZUK   m   Medieval Turkic
Old Turkic form of BENDEGÚZ.
MURDOCH   m   Irish
Anglicized form of MUIREDACH.
MURTADA   m   Arabic
Means "chosen" in Arabic.
MURTAGH   m   Irish
Anglicized form of MUIRCHERTACH or MUIREDACH.
MURTAZA   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of MURTADA.
MURUGAN   m   Hinduism, Tamil
Possibly from a Dravidian word meaning "youth". This is the name of a Tamil war god identified with Skanda.
MUSTAFA   m   Arabic, Turkish
Means "the chosen one" in Arabic, an epithet of Muhammad. This was the name of four Ottoman sultans. Another famous bearer was Mustafa Kemal (1881-1938), also known as Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey.
MU'TAMID   m   Arabic
Means "relying on, leaning on" in Arabic. Al-Mu'tamid was a 9th-century Abbasid caliph. This was also the name of an 11th-century Abbadid ruler of Seville, who was a patron of the arts and a poet.
MU'TASIM   m   Arabic
Means "taking refuge in" in Arabic.
MYFANWY   f   Welsh
Means "my woman" from the Welsh prefix my "my" combined with banw "woman".
MYKHAIL   m   Ukrainian
Ukrainian variant form of MICHAEL.
MYKOLAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of MICHAEL.
MYRANDA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of MIRANDA.
MYRDDIN   m   Welsh Mythology
Original Welsh form of MERLIN.
MYRGJÖL   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of MUIRGEL.
MYRRINE   f   Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek μυρρα (myrrha) meaning "myrrh".
NADEJDA   f   Russian, Bulgarian
Variant transcription of NADEZHDA.
NADĚŽDA   f   Czech
Czech form of NADEZHDA.
NADEŽDA   f   Slovak, Serbian, Latvian
Slovak, Serbian and Latvian form of NADEZHDA.
NADIYYA   f   Arabic
Means "moist, tender, delicate" in Arabic.
NADZEYA   f   Belarusian
Belarusian form of NADEZHDA.
NAEVIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of NEVIO.
NAMRATA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Nepali
Means "bowing, humility" in Sanskrit.
NANDITA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
From Sanskrit नन्द (nanda) meaning "joy".
NANETTE   f   English
Diminutive of ANNE (1).
NAOMHÁN   m   Irish, Scottish
Means "little saint", derived from Irish naomh "saint" combined with a diminutive suffix.
NARAYAN   m   Indian, Hindi, Nepali, Marathi, Odia, Bengali
Modern northern Indian form of NARAYANA.
NARCISA   f   Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Romanian
Feminine form of NARCISSUS.
NARCISO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of NARCISSUS. This is also the word for the narcissus flower in those languages.
NARELLE   f   English (Australian)
Meaning unknown. It was borne by the wife of Umbarra, who was a 19th-century leader of the Yuin, an Aboriginal people.
NATACHA   f   French, Portuguese
French and Portuguese form of NATASHA.
NATALEE   f   English (Modern)
Variant of NATALIE.
NATÁLIA   f   Portuguese, Slovak, Hungarian
Portuguese, Slovak and Hungarian form of Natalia (see NATALIE).
NATÁLIE   f   Czech
Czech form of Natalia (see NATALIE).
NATALIE   f   English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
From the Late Latin name Natalia, which meant "Christmas Day" from Latin natale domini. This was the name of the wife of the 4th-century martyr Saint Adrian of Nicomedia. She is venerated as a saint in the Orthodox Church, and the name has traditionally been more common among Eastern Christians than those in the West. It was popularized in America by actress Natalie Wood (1938-1981), who was born to Russian immigrants.
NATALIO   m   Spanish
Masculine form of NATALIA.
NATALKA   f   Ukrainian, Polish
Ukrainian and Polish diminutive of Natalia (see NATALIE).
NATALYA   f   Russian
Russian form of Natalia (see NATALIE).
NATASHA   f   Russian, English
Russian diminutive of NATALYA. This is the name of a character in Leo Tolstoy's novel 'War and Peace' (1865). It has been used in the English-speaking world only since the 20th century.
NATASZA   f   Polish
Polish form of NATASHA.
NATILLE   f   English (Rare)
Variant of NATALIE.
NATISHA   f   African American (Rare)
Variant of NATASHA, probably modeled on LATISHA.
NATSUKI   f   Japanese
From Japanese (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" and (tsuki) meaning "moon". Alternatively, it can come from (natsu) meaning "summer" and (ki) meaning "hope". Other kanji combinations can form this name as well.
NATSUKO   f   Japanese
From Japanese (natsu) meaning "summer" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other kanji combinations.
NATSUMI   f   Japanese
From Japanese (natsu) meaning "summer" and (mi) meaning "beautiful". It can also come from (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" and (tsumi) meaning "pick, pluck". Other kanji combinations are possible.
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".
NAZAIRE   m   French (Rare)
French form of Nazarius (see NAZARIO).
NAZARIO   m   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of the Late Latin name Nazarius, which meant "from Nazareth". Nazareth was the town in Galilee where Jesus lived.
NAZARIY   m   Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Nazarius (see NAZARIO).
NEBOJŠA   m   Serbian, Croatian
Means "fearless" in Serbian and Croatian.
NECHTAN   m   Irish Mythology, Ancient Celtic
Celtic name of uncertain meaning, possibly meaning "damp" (cognate with NEPTUNE). In Irish mythology Nechtan was the husband of Boand, the goddess of the River Boyne. This name was also borne by the 5th-century Saint Nectan of Hartland in Devon, who was supposedly born in Ireland. It was also the name of several kings of the Picts.
NECULAI   m   Romanian
Romanian variant form of NICHOLAS.
NEDELKA   f   Macedonian
Macedonian feminine form of NEDELJKO.
NEDELKO   m   Macedonian
Macedonian form of NEDELJKO.
NEDELYA   f   Bulgarian
Means "Sunday" in Bulgarian.
NEELIMA   f   Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Telugu
Variant transcription of NILIMA.
NEEMIAS   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of NEHEMIAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
NEIFION   m   Welsh
Welsh form of NEPTUNE.
NEILINA   f   Scottish
Feminine form of NEIL.
NELINHA   f   Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of MANUELA.
NELINHO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of MANUEL.
NEMANJA   m   Serbian
Possibly from Slavic ne maniti meaning "not deceiving, not luring, not attracting". Another theory states that it means "without possessions", derived from Serbo-Croatian nemati meaning "have not". This was the name of a 12th-century Serbian king, and the name of the dynasty he began.
NEMESIS   f   Greek Mythology
Means "distribution of what is due, righteous anger" in Greek. In Greek mythology Nemesis was personification of vengeance and justice.
NEPHELE   f   Greek Mythology
From Greek νεφος (nephos) meaning "cloud". In Greek legend Nephele was created from a cloud by Zeus, who shaped the cloud to look like Hera in order to trick Ixion, a mortal who desired her. Nephele was the mother of the centaurs by Ixion, and was also the mother of Phrixus and Helle by Athamus.
NEPTUNE   m   Roman Mythology (Anglicized)
From the Latin Neptunus, which is of unknown meaning, possibly related to the Indo-European root *nebh "wet, damp, clouds". Neptune was the god of the sea in Roman mythology, approximately equivalent to the Greek god Poseidon. This is also the name of the eighth planet in the solar system.
NEREIDA   f   Spanish
Derived from Greek Νηρειδες (Nereides) meaning "nymphs, sea sprites", ultimately derived from the name of the Greek sea god NEREUS, who supposedly fathered them.
NERISSA   f   Literature
Created by Shakespeare for a character in his play 'The Merchant of Venice' (1596). He possibly took it from Greek Νηρεις (Nereis) meaning "nymph, sea sprite", ultimately derived from the name of the Greek sea god NEREUS, who supposedly fathered them.
NERTHUS   f   Germanic Mythology
Latinized form of Nerþuz, the Germanic (feminine) equivalent of Njörðr (see NJORD). Nerthus was a Germanic goddess of fertility as described by the Roman historian Tacitus in the 1st century.
NESTANI   f   Georgian
From the second part of NESTAN-DAREJAN.
NESTORE   m   Italian
Italian form of NESTOR.
NESTORI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of NESTOR.
NEVENKA   f   Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Variant of NEVENA.
NEVILLE   m   English (British)
From an English surname which was originally derived from a place name meaning "new town" in Norman French. As a given name it is chiefly British and Australian.
NGAWANG   m & f   Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "powerful speech" in Tibetan, from ངག (ngag) meaning "speech" and དབང (dbang) meaning "power, force".
NICANOR   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Νικανωρ (Nikanor), which was derived from νικη (nike) "victory". This name was borne by several notable officers from ancient Macedon.
NICCOLÒ   m   Italian
Italian form of NICHOLAS. A famous bearer was Niccolò Machiavelli, a 16th-century political philosopher from Florence.
NICHOLA   f   English (British)
Feminine form of NICHOLAS.
NICHOLE   f   English
Variant of NICOLE.
NICOLAE   m   Romanian
Romanian form of NICHOLAS.
NICOLAO   m   Italian (Rare)
Italian variant form of NICHOLAS.
NICOLÁS   m   Spanish
Spanish form of NICHOLAS.
NICOLAS   m   French
French form of NICHOLAS.
NICOLAU   m   Portuguese, Galician, Catalan
Portuguese, Galician and Catalan form of NICHOLAS.
NICOLET   f   Dutch
Dutch feminine form of NICHOLAS.
NICUȘOR   m   Romanian
Diminutive of NICOLAE.
NIGELLA   f   English (Rare)
Feminine form of NIGEL.
NIKANOR   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of NICANOR.
NIKETAS   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek νικητης (niketes) meaning "winner, victor". Saint Niketas was a 4th-century bishop of Remesiana in Serbia. He is a patron saint of Romania.
NIKHILA   f   Indian, Telugu, Hindi
Feminine form of NIKHIL.
NIKIFOR   m   Russian, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Russian, Bulgarian and Macedonian form of NIKEPHOROS.
NIKITHA   f   Indian, Telugu, Tamil
Southern Indian variant of NIKITA (2).
NIKKOLE   f   English (Rare)
Variant of NICOLE.
NIKLAUS   m   German (Swiss)
Swiss German form of NICHOLAS.
NIKODEM   m   Polish
Polish form of NICODEMUS.
NIKODIM   m   Russian
Russian form of NICODEMUS.
NIKOLAI   m   Russian, Bulgarian
Variant transcription of NIKOLAY.
NIKOLAJ   m   Danish, Slovene
Danish and Slovene form of NICHOLAS.
NIKOLAO   m   Esperanto
Esperanto form of NICHOLAS.
NIKOLAS   m   Greek, English
Variant of NIKOLAOS or NICHOLAS.
NIKOLAY   m   Russian, Bulgarian
Russian and Bulgarian form of NICHOLAS. A notable bearer was the Russian novelist Nikolay Gogol (1809-1852).
NIKOLČE   m   Macedonian
Macedonian diminutive of NICHOLAS.
NIKOLOZ   m   Georgian
Georgian form of NICHOLAS.
NIKUSHA   m   Georgian
Diminutive of NIKOLOZ.
NILOFAR   f   Indian (Muslim)
Indian form of NILOOFAR.
NILOFER   f   Indian (Muslim)
Indian form of NILOOFAR.
NİLÜFER   f   Turkish
Turkish form of NILOFER.
NINETTE   f   French
Diminutive of NINA (1).
NIOCLÁS   m   Irish
Irish form of NICHOLAS.
NISHANT   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "night's end, dawn" in Sanskrit.
NIZHONI   f   Native American, Navajo
Means "beautiful" in Navajo.
NJÖRÐR   m   Norse Mythology
Old Norse form of NJORD.
NKIRUKA   f   Western African, Igbo
Means "the best is still to come" in Igbo.
NKOSANA   m   Southern African, Xhosa
Means "prince" in Xhosa.
NOELANI   f   Hawaiian
Means "heavenly mist" from Hawaiian noe "mist" and lani "heaven, sky, royal, majesty".
NOELENE   f   English (Rare)
Feminine diminutive of NOEL.
NOKOMIS   f   New World Mythology
Means "my grandmother" in Ojibwe. In Anishinaabe mythology this is the name of Nanabozho's grandmother. It was used by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow for the grandmother of Hiawatha in his poem 'The Song of Hiawatha' (1855).
NOLLAIG   m & f   Irish
Means "Christmas" in Irish.
NOLWENN   f   Breton
From the Breton phrase Noyal Gwenn meaning "holy one from Noyal". This was the epithet of a 6th-century saint and martyr from Brittany.
NOORTJE   f   Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch diminutive of ELEONORA.
NORBAER   m   Limburgish
Limburgish form of NORBERT. Its spelling has been influenced by the French pronunciation of Norbert.
NORBERT   m   German, English, Dutch, French, Hungarian, Polish, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements nord "north" and beraht "bright". This was the name of an 11th-century German saint who made many reforms within the church.
NORMAND   m   English
From a surname which was derived from the same source as the name NORMAN.
NORMINA   f   English (Rare)
Elaborated form of NORMA.
NORWOOD   m   English
From a surname which was originally taken from a place name meaning "north wood" in Old English.
NOSIPHO   f   Southern African, Zulu
Means "mother of a gift" in Zulu.
NOSIZWE   f   Southern African, Xhosa
Means "mother of the nation" in Xhosa.
NSONOWA   m & f   Western African, Akan
Means "seventh born child" in Akan.
NTHANDA   m & f   Southern African, Tumbuka
Means "star" in Tumbuka.
NUALLÁN   m   Ancient Irish
Derived from Irish nuall "noble, famous" combined with a diminutive suffix.
NUMITOR   m   Roman Mythology
Meaning unknown. In Roman mythology Numitor was the king of Alba Longa and the father of Rhea Silvia. He was overthrown by his brother Amulius, but reinstated by his grandsons Romulus and Remus.
NURASYL   m   Kazakh
Means "noble light" in Kazakh.
NURZHAN   m   Kazakh
Means "light soul" in Kazakh.
NYNNIAW   m   Ancient Celtic
Meaning unknown, presumably of Welsh origin. According to the 12th-century chronicler Geoffrey of Monmouth, this was the name of a Welsh prince who fought against the invading forces of Julius Caesar. It was also borne by an 8th-century Welsh historian, usually known by the Latinized form Nennius.
OBADIAH   m   Biblical
Means "servant of YAHWEH" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of one of the twelve minor prophets, the author of the Book of Obadiah, which predicts the downfall of the nation of Edom.
OBDULIA   f   Spanish
Meaning unknown. This was the name of a saint from Toledo, Spain. The details of her life are unknown.
OCEANUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of OKEANOS.
OCHIENG   m   Eastern African, Luo
Means "born when the sun shines", derived from Luo chieng meaning "sun".
OCTÁVIA   f   Portuguese
Portuguese form of OCTAVIA.
OCTAVIA   f   English, Spanish, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of OCTAVIUS. Octavia was the wife of Mark Antony and the sister of Roman emperor Augustus. In 19th-century England it was sometimes given to the eighth-born child.
OCTÁVIO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of OCTAVIUS.
OCTAVIO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of OCTAVIUS.
ODALRIC   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ULRICH.
ODDMUND   m   Norwegian
Possibly a modern coinage based on the Old Norse elements oddr "point of a sword" and mundr "protection".
ODOACER   m   Ancient Germanic
Variant of ODOVACAR. The Gothic leader Odovacar is frequently called by this name.
OEDIPUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Οιδιπους (Oidipous), meaning "swollen foot" from οιδεω (oideo) "to swell" and πους (pous) "foot". In Greek mythology Oedipus was the son of the Theban king Laius and his wife Jocasta. Laius received a prophesy that he would be killed by his son, so he left the newborn to die of exposure. Oedipus was however rescued and raised in the home of the Corinthian king Polybus. After he had grown and learned of the same prophesy, Oedipus left Corinth so that he would not be a danger to Polybus, who he assumed was his father. On the road to Delphi he chanced upon his real father Laius and slew him in a petty disagreement, thus fulfilling the prophecy. He then correctly answered the Sphinx's riddle, winning the now vacant throne of Thebes and marrying the widowed queen Jocasta, his own mother. Years later they learned the truth of their relationship, prompting Jocasta to commit suicide and Oedipus to blind himself.
OGNYANA   f   Bulgarian
Feminine form of OGNYAN.
OHANNES   m   Armenian
Armenian form of Iohannes (see JOHN).
OIGHRIG   f   Scottish
Means "new speckled one" in Scottish Gaelic.
OKEANOS   m   Greek Mythology
From the name of the river or body of water thought by the ancient Greeks to surround the Earth. In Greek mythology Okeanos was the Titan who personified this body of water.
OKROPIR   m   Georgian
Means "gold mouth" in Georgian.
OLABODE   m   Western African, Yoruba
Means "wealth returns" in Yoruba.
OLAMIDE   m & f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "my wealth has arrived" in Yoruba.
OLDŘICH   m   Czech
Czech form of ULRICH.
OLDRICH   m   Slovak
Slovak form of ULRICH.
OLEKSIY   m   Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of ALEXIS.
OLIVERA   f   Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Feminine form of OLIVER.
OLIVIER   m   French, Dutch
French and Dutch form of OLIVER.
OLIWIER   m   Polish (Rare)
Polish form of OLIVER.
OLUFEMI   m   Western African, Yoruba
Means "God loves me" in Yoruba.
OLUJIMI   m   Western African, Yoruba
Means "given by God" in Yoruba.
OLUMIDE   m   Western African, Yoruba
Means "God has come" in Yoruba.
OLYMPIA   f   Greek, Slovak
Feminine form of OLYMPOS.
OLYMPOS   m   Ancient Greek
From a Greek personal name which was derived from the place name OLYMPOS, the name of the mountain home of the Greek gods.
OMOLARA   f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "a child is family" in Yoruba.
ONÉSIME   m   French
French form of ONESIMUS.
ONISIMU   m   Old Church Slavic
Old Slavic form of ONESIMUS.
ONOFRIO   m   Italian
Italian form of ONUPHRIUS.
OPALINE   f   English (Rare)
Elaborated form of OPAL.
OPEYEMI   m & f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "I should give praise" in Yoruba.
OPHELIA   f   English, Literature
Derived from Greek οφελος (ophelos) meaning "help". This name was probably created by the 15th-century poet Jacopo Sannazaro for a character in his poem 'Arcadia'. It was borrowed by Shakespeare for his play 'Hamlet' (1600), in which it belongs to Hamlet's lover who eventually goes insane and drowns herself. In spite of this, the name has been used since the 19th century.
OPHÉLIE   f   French
French form of OPHELIA.
ORABELA   f   Esperanto
Means "golden-beautiful" in Esperanto.
ORESTES   m   Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ορεστιας (orestias) meaning "of the mountains". In Greek myth he was the son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra. He killed his mother and her lover Aegisthus after they killed his father.
ORIANNE   f   French
French form of ORIANA.
ÓRLAITH   f   Irish
Variant of ÓRFHLAITH.
ORLANDA   f   Italian
Feminine form of ORLANDO.
ORLANDO   m   Italian
Italian form of ROLAND. A city in Florida bears this name, as does a character in Shakespeare's play 'As You like It' (1599).
ORMONDE   m   English (Rare)
Variant of ORMOND.
ORNELLA   f   Italian
Created by the Italian author Gabriele d'Annunzio for his novel 'La Figlia di Jorio' (1904). It is derived from Tuscan Italian ornello meaning "flowering ash tree".
ORPHEUS   m   Greek Mythology
Perhaps related to Greek ορφνη (orphne) meaning "the darkness of night". In Greek mythology Orpheus was a poet and musician who went to the underworld to retrieve his dead wife Eurydice. He succeeded in charming Hades with his lyre, and he was allowed to lead his wife out of the underworld on the condition that he not look back at her until they reached the surface. Unfortunately, just before they arrived his love for her overcame his will and he glanced back at her, causing her to be drawn back to Hades.
ORSOLYA   f   Hungarian
Hungarian form of URSULA.
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