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AABRAHAM   m   Finnish
Finnish form of ABRAHAM.
ABD ALLAH   m   Arabic
Means "servant of ALLAH" from Arabic عبد ('abd) "servant of" combined with الله (Allah). This was the name of the Prophet Muhammad's father. He died before his son's birth.
ABDOLLAH   m   Persian
Persian form of ABD ALLAH.
ABDULLAH   m   Arabic, Turkish, Malay, Indonesian
Variant transcription of ABD ALLAH, as well as the regular Turkish, Malay and Indonesian form.
ABDUWELI   m   Uyghur
Uyghur form of ABD AL-WALI.
ABEDNEGO   m   Biblical
Means "servant of Nebo" in Akkadian, Nebo being the Babylonian god of wisdom. In the Old Testament Abednego is the Babylonian name given to Azariah, one of the three men cast into a blazing furnace but saved from harm by God, as told in the Book of Daniel.
ABHIJEET   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali
Variant transcription of ABHIJIT.
ABHILASH   m   Indian, Malayalam, Hindi
Means "desire, wish" in Sanskrit.
ABHISHEK   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil
Means "anointing" in Sanskrit.
ABIGAYLE   f   English (Modern)
Variant of ABIGAIL.
ABIMBOLA   m & f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "born wealthy" in Yoruba.
ABOLFAZL   m   Persian
Persian form of ABU AL-FADL.
ABUBAKAR   m   Western African
Form of ABU BAKR used in western Africa.
ABUL-FAZL   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of ABU AL-FADL.
ACHAICUS   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin
Latinized form of the Greek name Αχαικος (Achaikos), which referred to the region in Greece called Αχαια (Achaia), situated on the northern coast of the Peloponnese. In the New Testament this is the name of a Corinthian Christian who aids Saint Paul.
ACHILLES   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Αχιλλευς (Achilleus) which is of unknown meaning, perhaps derived from Greek αχος (achos) "pain" or else from the name of the Achelous River. This was the name of a warrior in Greek legend, one of the central characters in Homer's 'Iliad'. The bravest of the Greek heroes in the war against the Trojans, he was eventually killed by an arrow to his heel, the only vulnerable part of his body.
ACHINOAM   f   Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Hebrew form of AHINOAM.
ADALBERN   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements adal "noble" and bern "bear".
ADALBERT   m   Ancient Germanic, German, Polish
Old Germanic form of ALBERT. This is the name of a patron saint of Bohemia, Poland and Prussia.
ADALFUNS   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ALFONSO.
ADALHARD   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements adal "noble" and hard "brave, hardy". Saint Adalhard or Adalard was a cousin of Charlemagne who became a abbot of Corbie.
ADALWOLF   m   Ancient Germanic
Older form of ADOLF.
ADANNAYA   f   Western African, Igbo
Means "her father's daughter" in Igbo.
ADELAIDA   f   Spanish, Hungarian
Spanish and Hungarian form of ADELAIDE.
ADÉLAÏDE   f   French
French form of ADELAIDE.
ADELAIDE   f   English, Italian, Portuguese
From the French form of the Germanic name Adalheidis, which was composed of the elements adal "noble" and heid "kind, sort, type". It was borne in the 10th century by Saint Adelaide, the wife of the Holy Roman Emperor Otto the Great. The name became common in Britain in the 19th century due to the popularity of the German-born wife of King William IV, for whom the city of Adelaide in Australia was named in 1836.
ADELAJDA   f   Polish
Polish form of ADELAIDE.
ADELARDO   m   Spanish, Italian (Archaic)
Spanish and Italian form of ADALHARD.
ADELBERT   m   German, Dutch
German and Dutch variant of ADALBERT.
ADELHEID   f   German, Dutch
German and Dutch form of ADELAIDE.
ADHIAMBO   f   Eastern African, Luo
Feminine form of ODHIAMBO.
ADOLFITO   m   Spanish
Spanish diminutive of ADOLFO.
ADOLPHUS   m   Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of ADOLF.
ADONIJAH   m   Biblical
Means "my lord is YAHWEH" in Hebrew. This is the name of one of King David's sons in the Old Testament. Though he was the eldest surviving son of David, he was passed over as heir to the throne in favour of Solomon.
ADONIRAM   m   Biblical
Means "my lord is exalted" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of an overseer of tribute under the kings David, Solomon and Rehoboam. He was stoned to death when the Israelites revolted.
'ADONIYAH   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ADONIJAH.
ADORINDA   f   Esperanto
Means "adorable" in Esperanto.
ADRASTEA   f   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of ADRASTEIA. One of Jupiter's moons bears this name.
ADRASTOS   m   Greek Mythology
Means "not inclined to run away" in Greek. This was the name of a king of Argos in Greek legend.
ADRIANNA   f   English, Polish
Feminine form of ADRIAN.
ADRIANNE   f   English
Feminine form of ADRIAN.
ADRIANUS   m   Dutch
Official Dutch form of ADRIAN, used on birth certificates but not commonly in daily life.
ADRIENNE   f   French
French feminine form of ADRIAN.
ADRIJANA   f   Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Slovene, Serbian, Croatian and Macedonian feminine form of ADRIAN.
AEGIDIUS   m   Late Roman
Original Latin form of GILES.
ÆLFGIFU   f   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and giefu "gift". This was the name of the first wife of the English king Æðelræd II.
ÆLFHEAH   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and heah "high". This was the name of an 11th-century archbishop of Canterbury, a saint and martyr, who is commonly known as Alphege or Elphege.
ÆLFNOÐ   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English element ælf "elf" combined with noð "boldness, daring".
ÆLFRÆD   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of ALFRED.
ÆLFSIGE   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and sige "victory".
ÆLFSTAN   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and stan "stone".
ÆLFWINE   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and wine "friend". This name was not commonly used after the Norman conquest.
AELIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was a derivative of AELIUS.
AEMILIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Roman form of EMIL.
AERONWEN   f   Welsh
Combination of AERON (1) and the suffix gwen meaning "white, fair, blessed".
AFANASIY   m   Russian
Russian form of ATHANASIUS.
AFËRDITA   f   Albanian
Either from Albanian afër dita meaning "near to the day", or else an Albanian form of APHRODITE.
AFRODITI   f   Greek
Modern Greek form of APHRODITE.
AGAPETOS   m   Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of AGAPITO.
AGAPETUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Agapetos (see AGAPITO).
AGOSTINA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AGOSTINO   m   Italian
Italian form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AGRAFENA   f   Russian
Russian form of AGRIPPINA.
AGUSTINA   f   Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AINDRÉAS   m   Irish
Irish form of ANDREW.
AINTZANE   f   Basque
Variant of AINTZA.
AKANKSHA   f   Indian, Hindi
Means "desire, wish" in Sanskrit.
AKPOFURE   m & f   Western African, Urhobo
Means "life is peaceful" in Urhobo.
ALA AL-DIN   m   Arabic
Means "excellence of religion" from Arabic علاء ('ala) "excellence, elevation" combined with دين (din) "religion, faith". This was the name of several sultans of Delhi.
ALAATTİN   m   Turkish
Turkish form of ALA AL-DIN.
ALASDAIR   m   Scottish
Scottish form of ALEXANDER.
ALASTAIR   m   Scottish
Anglicized form of ALASDAIR.
ALBERICH   m   Ancient Germanic, Germanic Mythology
Derived from the Germanic elements alf "elf" and ric "power". Alberich was the name of the sorcerer king of the dwarfs in Germanic mythology. He also appears in the 'Nibelungenlied' as a dwarf who guards the treasure of the Nibelungen.
ALBERICO   m   Italian
Italian form of ALBERICH.
ALBERTAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of ALBERT.
ALBERTUS   m   Ancient Germanic (Latinized), Dutch
Latinized form of Adalbert (see ALBERT).
ALBRECHT   m   German
German cognate of ALBERT.
ALDEGUND   f   Ancient Germanic
Germanic name, derived from the elements ald "old" and gund "war". Saint Algegund (or Aldegundis) was a 7th-century Frankish abbess.
ALEXANDR   m   Czech
Czech form of ALEXANDER.
ALFHILDR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ALFHILD.
ALFREDAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of ALFRED.
ALGERNON   m   English
Originally a Norman French nickname, derived from aux gernons "having a moustache", which was applied to William de Percy, a companion of William the Conqueror. It was first used a given name in the 15th century (for a descendant of William de Percy).
ALIAKSEI   m   Belarusian
Belarusian form of ALEXIS.
ALIPRAND   m   Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic elements alja meaning "other, foreign" and brand meaning "sword" or "fire".
ALISTAIR   m   Scottish
Anglicized form of ALASDAIR.
ALKEIDES   m   Greek Mythology
Greek form of ALCIDES.
ALLANNAH   f   English (Rare)
Variant of ALANNAH.
ALLEGRIA   f   English (Rare)
Elaborated form of ALLEGRA.
ALLOCHKA   f   Russian
Russian diminutive of ALLA.
ALLOVERA   f   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form (possibly) of ELVIRA.
ALMUDENA   f   Spanish
Derived from Arabic المدينة (al-mudaynah) meaning "the citadel". It was in a building by this name that a concealed statue of the Virgin Mary was discovered during the Reconquista in Madrid. The Virgin of Almudena, that is Mary, is the patron saint of Madrid.
ALOJZIJA   f   Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian feminine form of ALOYSIUS.
ALOJZIJE   m   Croatian
Croatian form of ALOYSIUS.
ALOYSIUS   m   English
Latinized form of Aloys, an old Occitan form of LOUIS. This was the name of a 16th-century Italian saint, Aloysius Gonzaga. The name has been in occasional use among Catholics since his time.
ALPERTTI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of ALBERT.
ALPHAEUS   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin
From Αλφαιος (Alphaios), the Greek form of a Hebrew name that meant "changing". In the New Testament this is the name of the fathers of the apostles James and Levi.
ALPHAIOS   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of ALPHAEUS.
ALPHONSE   m   French
French form of ALFONSO.
ALPHONSO   m   English
Variant of ALFONSO.
ALPHONZO   m   English (Rare)
Uncommon variant of ALFONSO.
ALTWIDUS   m   Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Derived from the Germanic elements ald "old" and witu "forest".
AMABILIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of AMABILIS.
AMABILIS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "lovable". Saint Amabilis was a 5th-century priest in Riom, central France.
AMALBERT   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements amal meaning "work, labour" and beraht meaning "bright".
AMALTHEA   f   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Αμαλθεια (Amaltheia), derived from μαλθασσω (malthasso) meaning "to soften, to soothe". In Greek myth she was a goat who nursed the infant Zeus.
AMANDEEP   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
From Punjabi ਅਮਨ (aman) meaning "peace" (ultimately from Arabic) and Sanskrit दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".
AMANDINE   f   French
French diminutive of AMANDA.
AMANTIUS   m   Late Roman
Means "loving" in Latin. This was the name of several early saints. It has sometimes been confused with the name Amandus.
AMARACHI   f   Western African, Igbo
Means "God's grace" in Igbo.
AMARANTA   f   Spanish (Rare), Italian (Rare)
Spanish and Italian form of AMARANTHA.
AMARANTE   f   French (Rare)
French form of AMARANTHA.
AMARDEEP   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit अमर (amara) meaning "immortal" and दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".
AMARILIS   f   Spanish
Spanish form of AMARYLLIS.
AMARJEET   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit अमर (amara) meaning "immortal" and जिति (jiti) meaning "victory, conquering".
'AMARYAHU   m   Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of AMARIAH.
AMBAKOUM   m   Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of HABAKKUK.
AMBROGIO   m   Italian
Italian form of Ambrosius (see AMBROSE).
AMBROISE   m   French
French form of Ambrosius (see AMBROSE).
AMBROSIA   f   Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Ambrosios (see AMBROSE).
AMBRÓSIO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of Ambrosius (see AMBROSE).
AMBROSIO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of Ambrosius (see AMBROSE).
AMERETAT   f   Persian Mythology
Means "immortality" in Avestan. This was the name of a Zoroastrian goddess (one of the Amesha Spenta) of plants and long life.
AMETHYST   f   English (Rare)
From the name of the purple precious stone, which is Greek in origin and means "not drunk", as it was believed to be a remedy against drunkenness.
AMHLAIDH   m   Scottish
Scottish form of OLAF.
AMILCARE   m   Italian
Italian form of HAMILCAR.
AMPELIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of AMPELIO.
AMPELIUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ampelios (see AMPELIO).
ANABELLA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of ANNABEL.
ANABELLE   f   English (Modern)
Variant of ANNABEL.
ANACLETO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of ANACLETUS.
ANAMARIA   f   Romanian
Combination of ANA and MARIA.
ANASTAZY   m   Polish
Polish form of ANASTASIUS.
ANASZTÁZ   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of ANASTASIUS.
ANATOLIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of ANATOLIUS. This was the name of a 3rd-century Italian saint and martyr.
ANATOLIY   m   Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of ANATOLIUS.
ANDEBERT   m   Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic element and "wrath, zeal" combined with beraht "bright".
ANDERSON   m   English
From a surname meaning "son of ANDREW".
ANDRASTE   f   Celtic Mythology
Possibly means "invincible" in Celtic. This was the name of a Briton goddess of victory who was invoked by Boudicca before her revolt.
ANDREINA   f   Italian
Feminine form of ANDREA (1).
ANDRIANA   f   Greek
Feminine form of ANDREAS.
ANGÉLICA   f   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of ANGELICA.
ANGELICA   f   English, Italian, Romanian, Literature
Derived from Latin angelicus meaning "angelic", ultimately related to Greek αγγελος (angelos) "messenger". The poets Boiardo and Ariosto used this name in their 'Orlando' poems (1495 and 1532), where it belongs to Orlando's love interest. It has been used as a given name since the 18th century.
ANGELIEN   f   Dutch
Dutch diminutive of ANGELA.
ANGELIKA   f   German, Polish, Slovak, Czech
Cognate of ANGELICA.
ANGELIKI   f   Greek
Greek form of ANGELICA.
ANGELINA   f   Italian, English, Russian, German, Dutch, Polish, Spanish, Macedonian
Latinate diminutive of ANGELA. A famous bearer is American actress Angelina Jolie (1975-).
ANGELINE   f   French
French diminutive of ANGELA.
ANGELINO   m   Italian, Spanish
Diminutive of ANGELO or ÁNGEL.
ANGELITA   f   Spanish
Spanish diminutive of ANGELA.
ANGERONA   f   Roman Mythology
Meaning unknown, probably of Etruscan origin. Angerona was the Roman goddess of the winter solstice, death, and silence.
ANGHARAD   f   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Means "more love" in Welsh. In the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth, Angharad Golden-hand is the lover of Peredur.
ANGJELKO   m   Macedonian
Macedonian diminutive of ANGEL.
ANGYALKA   f   Hungarian
Hungarian form of ANGELICA.
ANICETUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Ανικητος (Aniketos), meaning "unconquerable". This was the name of an early pope.
ANIKETOS   m   Greek, Ancient Greek
Greek form of ANICETUS.
ANNABETH   f   English (Rare)
Combination of ANNA and BETH.
ANNALENA   f   German
Combination of ANNA and LENA.
ANNALISA   f   Italian
Combination of ANNA and LISA.
ANNALISE   f   English (Modern)
Combination of ANNA and LISE.
ANNBJØRG   f   Norwegian
Variant of ARNBJØRG.
ANNEGRET   f   German
Combination of ANNA and GRETE.
ANNELIEN   f   Dutch
Combination of ANNA and lien (from names such as CAROLIEN).
ANNELIES   f   German, Dutch
Variant of ANNELIESE.
ANNELISE   f   Danish
Danish form of ANNELIESE.
ANNIBALE   m   Italian
Italian form of HANNIBAL.
ANNMARIE   f   English
Combination of ANN and MARIE.
ANNUSHKA   f   Russian
Russian diminutive of ANNA.
ANOUSHKA   f   Various
Variant of ANNUSHKA.
ANSEHELM   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ANSELM.
ANSOBERT   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic cognate of OSBERT.
ANSOVALD   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ANSALDO.
ANTHELME   m   French
French form of ANTHELM.
ANTHOUSA   f   Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of ANFISA.
ANTIGONE   f   Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek αντι (anti) "against, compared to, like" and γονη (gone) "birth, offspring". In Greek legend Antigone was the daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta. King Creon of Thebes declared that her slain brother Polynices was to remain unburied, a great dishonour. She disobeyed and gave him a proper burial, and for this she was sealed alive in a cave.
ANTONELA   f   Croatian
Croatian form of ANTONELLA.
ANTONIJA   f   Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovene form of ANTONIA.
ANTONIJE   m   Serbian
Serbian form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTONIJO   m   Croatian
Croatian form of ANTHONY.
ANTONINA   f   Italian, Polish, Russian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Antoninus (see ANTONINO).
ANTONINO   m   Italian
Italian form of the Roman name Antoninus, which was derived from Antonius (see ANTHONY). There were several early saints named Antoninus, including the patron saint of Sorrento. This was also the name of a 2nd-century Roman emperor.
ANTONIOS   m   Greek
Greek form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTONIUS   m   Ancient Roman, Dutch
Ancient Roman form of ANTHONY. This is also the official Dutch form of the name, used on birth certificates but commonly rendered Anton or Antoon in daily life.
AODHAGÁN   m   Irish, Scottish
Diminutive of AODH.
APIKALIA   f   Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of ABIGAIL.
APOLINAR   m   Spanish
Spanish form of APOLLINARIS.
APOLLINE   f   French
French form of APOLLONIA.
APOLÓNIA   f   Portuguese
Portuguese form of APOLLONIA.
APOLÔNIA   f   Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of APOLLONIA.
APOLONIA   f   Spanish, Polish
Spanish and Polish form of APOLLONIA.
APUTSIAQ   m   Native American, Greenlandic
Means "snowflake" in Greenlandic.
AQISSIAQ   m   Native American, Greenlandic
Means "ptarmigan" in Greenlandic (a ptarmigan is a type of bird which lives in cold regions).
AQUILINA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of AQUILINUS. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint from Byblos.
ARABELLA   f   English
Medieval Scottish name, probably a variant of ANNABEL. It has long been associated with Latin orabilis meaning "invokable".
ARABINDA   m   Bengali, Indian, Odia
Bengali and Odia variant of ARAVIND.
ARACELIS   f   Spanish
Variant of ARACELI.
ARADHANA   f   Indian, Hindi
Means "worship" in Sanskrit.
ARAMINTA   f   English (Rare)
Meaning unknown. This name was (first?) used by William Congreve in his comedy 'The Old Bachelor' (1693) and later by Sir John Vanbrugh in his comedy 'The Confederacy' (1705). This was the real name of abolitionist Harriet Tubman (1820-1913), who was born Araminta Ross.
ARAVINDA   m   Indian, Kannada
Variant transcription of ARAVIND.
ARCADIUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of ARKADIOS.
ARDASHIR   m   Persian
From the Middle Persian form of Artakhshathra (see ARTAXERXES). This was the name of a 3rd-century king of Persia who defeated the Parthians and founded the Sassanid Empire. He also established Zoroastrianism as the state religion.
ARDESHIR   m   Persian
Modern transcription of ARDASHIR.
ARETHUSA   f   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Αρεθουσα (Arethousa), which is possibly derived from αρδω (ardo) "water" and θοος (thoos) "quick, nimble". This was the name of a nymph in Greek mythology who was transformed into a fountain.
ARISTIDE   m   French, Italian
French and Italian form of ARISTIDES.
ARISZTID   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of ARISTIDES.
ARKADIOS   m   Ancient Greek
From an ancient Greek name meaning "of Arcadia". Arcadia was a region in Greece, its name deriving from αρκτος (arktos) "bear". This was the name of a 3rd-century saint and martyr.
ARMINIUS   m   Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of a Germanic name which was probably derived from the element ermen meaning "whole, universal". Other theories claim that it is related to HERMAN. Arminius was a 1st-century ruler of the Cherusci who led a rebellion against the Roman Empire.
ARNBJÖRG   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse name derived from the elements arn meaning "eagle" and björg meaning "help, save, rescue".
ARNBJØRG   f   Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian form of ARNBJÖRG.
ARNFINNR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ARNFINN.
ARNFRIED   m   German
From a Germanic name derived from the elements arn "eagle" and frid "peace".
ARNIFRID   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ARNFRIED.
ARNÞÓRR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ANDOR (1).
ARNVIÐR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ARVID.
ARSENIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Means "virile" in Greek. Saint Arsenius was a 5th-century deacon who was tutor to the two sons of Roman emperor Theodosius. The two sons, Arcadius and Honorius, divided the empire into eastern and western halves upon their father's death.
ARSENIUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of ARSENIOS.
ARTEMIOS   m   Ancient Greek
From an ancient Greek name which was derived from the name of the Greek goddess ARTEMIS. This was the name of a 4th-century general in the Roman army who is venerated as a saint in the Orthodox Church.
ARTEMIUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of ARTEMIOS.
ARTHFAEL   m   Ancient Celtic
Welsh form of ARMEL.
ASDRUBAL   m   Spanish
Spanish form of HASDRUBAL.
ASENNETH   f   Biblical Greek
Form of ASENATH used in the Greek Old Testament.
ASHLEIGH   f   English (Modern)
Feminine variant of ASHLEY.
ASHRAQAT   f   Arabic
Means "brightness" in Arabic.
ÁSKETILL   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" and ketill "cauldron, helmet".
ASLANBEK   m   Chechen, Ossetian, Circassian
Derived from Turkish aslan "lion" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
ÁSMUNDUR   m   Icelandic
Icelandic form of ÅSMUND.
ASSUMPTA   f   Irish
Latinate form of ASUNCIÓN, used especially in Ireland.
ASSUNÇÃO   f   Portuguese
Portuguese cognate of ASUNCIÓN.
ASTAROTH   m   Literature
From Ashtaroth, the plural form of ASHTORETH used in the bible to refer to Phoenician idols. This spelling was used in late medieval demonology texts to refer to a type of (masculine) demon.
ÁSTRÍÐR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements áss "god" and fríðr "beautiful, beloved".
ASUNCIÓN   f   Spanish
Means "assumption" in Spanish. This name is given in reference to the assumption of the Virgin Mary into heaven.
ATALANTA   f   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Αταλαντη (Atalante) meaning "equal in weight", derived from αταλαντος (atalantos), a word related to ταλαντον (talanton) meaning "a scale, a balance". In Greek legend she was a fast-footed maiden who refused to marry anyone who could not beat her in a race. She was eventually defeated by Hippomenes, who dropped three golden apples during the race causing her to stop to pick them up.
ATANASIJ   m   Macedonian
Macedonian form of ATHANASIUS.
ATAULLAH   m   Arabic
Means "gift of God" from Arabic عطاء ('ata) "gift" combined with الله (Allah) "God".
ATHALIAH   f & m   Biblical
Means "afflicted of YAHWEH" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is both a feminine and masculine name. It was borne by the daughter of Ahab and Jezebel, who later came to rule Judah as a queen.
ATHANASI   m   Medieval Slavic
Old Slavic form of ATHANASIUS.
ATHÉNAÏS   f   French
French form of ATHENAIS.
ATHENAIS   f   Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek personal name which was derived from the name of the Greek goddess ATHENA.
AUGUSTAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of AUGUSTUS.
AUGUSTÍN   m   Slovak, Czech
Slovak and Czech form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AUGUSTIN   m   French, Czech, Romanian, Croatian, German
Form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AUGUSTUS   m   Ancient Roman, Dutch
Means "great" or "venerable", derived from Latin augere "to increase". Augustus was the title given to Octavian, the first Roman emperor. He was the adopted son of Julius Caesar who rose to power through a combination of military skill and political prowess. This was also the name of three kings of Poland.
AUGUSTYN   m   Polish
Polish form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AURÉLIEN   m   French
French form of AURELIANUS.
AURELIJA   f   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of AURELIA.
AURELIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was derived from Latin aureus "golden, gilded". Marcus Aurelius was a Roman emperor and philosophical writer. This was also the name of several early saints.
AVGUŠTIN   m   Slovene
Slovene form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
'AVIGAYIL   f   Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of ABIGAIL.
AVKSENTI   m   Georgian
Georgian form of AUXENTIOS.
'AVSHALOM   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABSALOM.
AVTANDIL   m   Georgian, Literature
Created by the Georgian poet Shota Rustaveli for his 12th-century epic 'The Knight in the Panther's Skin'. Rustaveli based it on Persian آفتاب (aftab) "sunshine" and دل (dil) "heart". In the poem Avtandil is a knight who is sent by Tinatin to search for the mysterious knight of the title.
AYOKUNLE   m   Western African, Yoruba
Means "joy has filled the home" in Yoruba.
AYOTUNDE   m & f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "joy has returned" in Yoruba.
'AZAZYAHU   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of AZAZIAH.
AZUBUIKE   m   Western African, Igbo
Means "the past is your strength" or "your back is your strength" in Igbo.
BABAJIDE   m   Western African, Yoruba
Means "father has returned" in Yoruba.
BAGADATA   m   Ancient Persian
Old Persian name derived from baga "god" and data "given". This was the name of a 3rd-century BC Persian satrap under the Seleucid Empire.
BAHARGÜL   f   Turkmen
Derived from Turkmen bahar "spring" and gül "flower, rose".
BALADEVA   m   Hinduism
Means "god of strength" from Sanskrit बल (bala) meaning "strength" combined with देव (deva) meaning "god". Baladeva (also called Balarama) is the name of the older brother of the Hindu god Krishna.
BALBINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was a derivative of BALBUS.
BALDOMAR   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of BALDOMERO.
BALDOVIN   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of BALDWIN.
BALDUÍNO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of BALDWIN.
BALDUINO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of BALDWIN.
BALENDIN   m   Basque
Basque form of Valentinus (see VALENTINE (1)).
BALTASAR (1)   m   Spanish
Spanish form of BALTAZAR.
BALTASAR (2)   m   Biblical Greek
Form of BELSHAZZAR used in the Greek Old Testament.
BAMIDELE   m   Western African, Yoruba
Means "follow me home" in Yoruba.
BAPTISTA   m   Late Roman
Latin form of BAPTISTE.
BAPTISTE   m   French
Means "baptist" in French, originally deriving from Greek βαπτω (bapto) "to dip". This name is usually given in honour of Saint John the Baptist, and as such it is often paired with the name Jean.
BARNABÁS   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of BARNABAS.
BARNABAS   m   German, English (Rare), Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Greek form of an Aramaic name. In Acts in the New Testament the byname Barnabas was given to a man named Joseph, a Jew from Cyprus who was a companion of Paul on his missionary journeys. The original Aramaic form is unattested, but it may be from בּר נביא (bar naviya') meaning "son of the prophet", though in Acts 4:36 it is claimed that the name means "son of encouragement". As an English name, it came into occasional use after the 12th century.
BARRFIND   m   Irish
Older form of BARRFHIONN.
BARTOMEU   m   Catalan
Catalan form of BARTHOLOMEW.
BASAJAUN   m   Basque
Means "lord of the woods" from Basque baso "woods" and jaun "lord". This is the name of a character in Basque folklore, the Old Man of the Woods.
BASEMATH   f   Biblical, Biblical Latin
Means "fragrance" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a wife of Esau.
BASILIUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of BASILEIOS.
BASTIAAN   m   Dutch
Short form of SEBASTIAAN.
BATBAYAR   m   Mongolian
Means "strong joy" in Mongolian.
BAT-SHEVA   f   Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of BATHSHEBA.
BATSHEVA   f   Hebrew
Hebrew variant of BATHSHEBA.
BATTISTA   m   Italian
Italian form of BAPTISTE.
BAUDELIO   m   Spanish
From Baudelius, a Latinized form of a possibly Germanic name. Saint Baudelius was a 3rd-century saint and martyr from Orleans.
BAUDOUIN   m   French
French form of BALDWIN.
BAUTISTA   m   Spanish
Spanish form of BAPTISTE.
BÉATRICE   f   French
French form of BEATRIX.
BEATRICE   f   Italian, English, Swedish
Italian form of BEATRIX. Beatrice Portinari (1266-1290) was the woman who was loved by the Italian poet Dante Alighieri. She serves as Dante's guide through paradise in his epic poem the 'Divine Comedy' (1321). This is also the name of a character in Shakespeare's comedy 'Much Ado About Nothing' (1599), in which Beatrice and Benedick are fooled into confessing their love for one another.
BEATRISE   f   Latvian
Latvian form of BEATRIX.
BEAUMONT   m   English (Rare)
From a French surname meaning "beautiful mountain".
BÉBHIONN   f   Irish
Variant of BÉBINN.
BEDIVERE   m   Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
From the Welsh name Bedwyr, which is of unknown meaning. In Arthurian legends Bedivere was one of the original companions of King Arthur. He first appears in early Welsh tales, and his story was later expanded by Geoffrey of Monmouth in the 12th century. He is the one who throws the sword Excalibur into the lake at the request of the dying Arthur.
BÉIBHINN   f   Irish
Modern form of BÉBINN.
BENAYAHU   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of BENAIAH.
BENDEGÚZ   m   Hungarian
Meaning unknown. This was the name of Attila the Hun's father, also known as Mundzuk.
BENEDICT   m   English
From the Late Latin name Benedictus which meant "blessed". Saint Benedict was an Italian monk who founded the Benedictines in the 6th century. After his time the name was common among Christians, being used by 16 popes. In England it did not come into use until the 12th century, at which point it became very popular. This name was also borne by the American general Benedict Arnold (1741-1801), who defected to Britain during the American Revolution.
BENEDIKT   m   German, Russian, Icelandic, Czech
Form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
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