Names of Length 9

This is a list of names in which the length is 9.
Filter Results     
more options...
ABD AL-AZIZ   m   Arabic
Means "servant of the powerful" from Arabic عبد ال ('abd al) "servant of the" combined with عزيز ('aziz) "powerful". This was the name of the first king of modern Saudi Arabia.
ABD AL-WALI   m   Arabic
Means "servant of the guardian" from Arabic عبد ال ('abd al) "servant of the" combined with ولِي (wali) "guardian, friend".
ABDUL-AZIZ   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of ABD AL-AZIZ.
ABDULLOHI   m   Tajik
Tajik variant form of ABD ALLAH.
ABESSALOM   m   Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of ABSALOM.
ABHILASHA   f   Indian, Hindi
Feminine form of ABHILASH.
ABIMELECH   m   Biblical
Means "my father is king" in Hebrew. This is the name of several characters in the Old Testament including a king of Gerar who takes Abraham's wife Sarah, but is forced by God to give her back.
ABOUBACAR   m   Western African
Form of ABU BAKR used in western Africa.
ABU AL-FADL   m   Arabic
Combination of ABU and FADL. This was another name for Abbas, the son of the fourth caliph Ali.
ACHILLEUS   m   Greek Mythology
Original Greek form of ACHILLES.
ADALBERHT   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ALBERT.
ADALFARUS   m   Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Derived from the Germanic elements adal "noble" and fara "journey".
ADEBOWALE   m & f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "the crown has come home" in Yoruba.
ADEODATUS   m   Late Roman
Latin name meaning "given by God". This was the name of a son of Saint Augustine and two popes (who are also known by the related name Deusdedit).
ADORACIÓN   f   Spanish
Means "adoration" in Spanish. This name refers to the event that is known in Christian tradition as the Adoration of the Magi, which is when the three Magi presented gifts to the infant Jesus and worshipped him.
ADRASTEIA   f   Greek Mythology
Feminine form of ADRASTOS. In Greek mythology this name was borne by a nymph who fostered the infant Zeus. This was also another name of the goddess Nemesis.
ÆLFFLÆD   f   Anglo-Saxon
Old English name composed of the elements ælf "elf" and flæd "beauty".
ÆLFSWIÞ   f   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English element ælf "elf" combined with swiþ "strong".
ÆLFWEARD   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and weard "guardian".
AEMILIANA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Aemilianus (see EMILIANO).
AESCHYLUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Αισχυλος (Aischylos), derived from αισχος (aischos) "shame". This was the name of a 5th-century BC Athenian historian.
ÆÐELIND   f   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of ETHELINDA.
ÆTHELRED   m   Anglo-Saxon
Variant of ÆÐELRÆD.
ÆÐELRIC   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and ric "power, rule". This was the name of several early Anglo-Saxon kings.
AFRICANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen derived from the place name AFRICA, which in Roman times referred only to North Africa. This was the agnomen of the 3rd-century BC Roman general Scipio Africanus, who was honoured with it after his victory over Carthage in the Second Punic War. His descendants used it as a cognomen.
AGAMEMNON   m   Greek Mythology
Possibly meaning "very steadfast" in Greek. In Greek mythology he was the brother of Menelaus. He led the Greek expedition to Troy to recover his brother's wife Helen. After the Trojan War Agamemnon was killed by his wife Clytemnestra.
AGNIESZKA   f   Polish
Polish form of AGNES.
AGOSTINHO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AGRIPPINA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine derivative of AGRIPPA. This name was borne by the scheming mother of the Roman emperor Nero, who eventually had her killed. This was also the name of a 3rd-century Roman saint who is venerated in Sicily.
AGURTZANE   f   Basque
From Basque agurtza meaning "greeting, salutation".
AISHWARYA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil
Means "prosperity, wealth" in Sanskrit. A famous bearer is the Indian actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan (1973-).
AKHENATON   m   Ancient Egyptian
Possibly means "spirit of ATON" in Egyptian. Akhenaton was a 14th-century BC Egyptian pharaoh of the New Kingdom, who is best known for promoting the monotheistic worship of the sun god Aton. He changed his name from Amenhotep IV in order to honour the god. After his death polytheism resumed.
ALBERTINA   f   Italian, Dutch, Portuguese
Feminine diminutive of ALBERT.
ALBERTINE   f   French
French feminine form of ALBERT.
ALDEBRAND   m   Ancient Germanic
Germanic name derived from the elements ald meaning "old" and brand meaning "sword" or "fire". Saint Aldebrand was a 12th-century bishop of Fossombrone in Italy.
ALDEGONDA   f   Dutch
Dutch form of ALDEGUND.
ALEJANDRA   f   Spanish
Spanish form of ALEXANDRA.
ALEJANDRO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of ALEXANDER.
ALEKSANDR   m   Russian, Armenian, Ukrainian
Russian and Armenian form of ALEXANDER. This name was borne by the 19th-century Russian poet Aleksandr Pushkin.
ALEMAYEHU   m & f   Eastern African, Amharic
Means "I have seen the world" in Amharic.
ALESANDER   m   Basque
Basque form of ALEXANDER.
ALEXANDER   m   English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Hungarian, Slovak, Biblical, Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Αλεξανδρος (Alexandros), which meant "defending men" from Greek αλεξω (alexo) "to defend, help" and ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive ανδρος). In Greek mythology this was another name of the hero Paris, and it also belongs to several characters in the New Testament. However, the most famous bearer was Alexander the Great, King of Macedon. In the 4th century BC he built a huge empire out of Greece, Egypt, Persia, and parts of India. Due to his fame, and later medieval tales involving him, use of his name spread throughout Europe.... [more]
ALEXANDRA   f   English, German, Dutch, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Greek, Portuguese, Romanian, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Ukrainian, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Feminine form of ALEXANDER. In Greek mythology this was a Mycenaean epithet of the goddess Hera, and an alternate name of Cassandra. It was borne by several early Christian saints, and also by the wife of Nicholas II, the last czar of Russia. She was from Germany and had the birth name Alix, but was renamed Александра (Aleksandra) upon joining the Russian Church.
ALEXANDRE   m   French, Portuguese, Galician, Catalan
Form of ALEXANDER. This name was borne by the 19th-century French author Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870), who wrote 'The Three Musketeers'.
ALEXANDRU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of ALEXANDER.
ALFONSINA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of ALFONSO.
ALPHONSUS   m   History
Latinized form of ALFONSO. This name was borne by Saint Alphonsus Liguori, an 18th-century Italian bishop who is regarded as a Doctor of the Church.
AMARANTHA   f   Various
From the name of the amaranth flower, which is derived from Greek αμαραντος (amarantos) meaning "unfading". Αμαραντος (Amarantos) was also an Ancient Greek given name.
AMARYLLIS   f   Literature
Derived from Greek αμαρυσσω (amarysso) "to sparkle". This was the name of a heroine in Virgil's epic poem 'Eclogues'. The amaryllis flower is named for her.
AMATERASU   f   Far Eastern Mythology
Means "shining over heaven", from Japanese (ama) meaning "heaven, sky" and (terasu) meaning "shine". This was the name of the Japanese sun goddess, the ruler of the heavens. At one time the Japanese royal family claimed descent from her.
AMBROGINO   m   Italian
Diminutive of AMBROGIO.
AMBROSINE   f   English (Rare)
Feminine form of AMBROSE.
AMBROSIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of AMBROSE.
AMBROZIJE   m   Croatian (Rare)
Croatian form of Ambrosius (see AMBROSE).
AMENEMHET   m   Ancient Egyptian
Means "AMON is foremost" in Egyptian. This was the name of four Egyptian pharaohs, including the founder of the 12th dynasty.
AMENHOTEP   m   Ancient Egyptian
From the Egyptian Ymnhtp meaning "peace of Amon", derived from the name of the Egyptian god AMON combined with htp "peace, satisfaction". This was the name of four pharaohs of the New Kingdom, including Amenhotep III, known as the Magnificent, who ruled over Egypt during a time of great prosperity.
AMHLAOIBH   m   Irish
Irish form of OLAF.
ANACLETUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Ανακλητος (Anakletos), derived from ανακλητος (anakletos) meaning "invoked". This was the name of the third pope.
ANAKLETOS   m   Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of ANACLETUS.
ANAMARIJA   f   Croatian, Macedonian
Combination of ANA and MARIJA.
ANARGYROS   m   Greek
From the Greek term αναργυρος (anargyros) meaning "poor, incorruptible", derived from Greek α (a), a negative prefix, combined with αργυρος (argyros) "silver". This term referred to saints who did not accept payment for their services.
ANASTACIA   f   English
Variant of ANASTASIA.
ANASTASIA   f   Greek, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, English, Spanish, Italian, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of ANASTASIUS. This was the name of a 4th-century Dalmatian saint who was martyred during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian. Due to her, the name has been common in Eastern Orthodox Christianity (in various spellings). As an English name it has been in use since the Middle Ages. A famous bearer was the youngest daughter of the last Russian tsar Nicholas II, who was rumoured to have escaped the execution of her family in 1918.
ANASTASIE   f   French
French form of ANASTASIA.
ANASTASIO   m   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of ANASTASIUS.
ANASTASIY   m   Russian (Archaic), Bulgarian (Archaic)
Older Russian and Bulgarian form of ANASTASIUS.
ANASTÁZIA   f   Slovak
Slovak form of ANASTASIA.
ANASTÁZIE   f   Czech
Czech form of ANASTASIA.
ANASTAZIE   f   Czech
Czech form of ANASTASIA.
ANASTAZJA   f   Polish
Polish form of ANASTASIA.
ANATOLIJS   m   Latvian
Latvian form of ANATOLIUS.
ANATOLIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of ANATOLIUS.
ANATOLIUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek Ανατολιος (Anatolios), derived from ανατολη (anatole) meaning "sunrise". Saint Anatolius was a 3rd-century philosopher from Alexandria.
ANDRIJANA   f   Croatian, Serbian
Feminine form of ANDRIJA.
ANDROCLES   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Ανδροκλης (Androkles) which meant "glory of a man", derived from ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive ανδρος) and κλεος (kleos) "glory". This was the name of a man who pulled a thorn from a lion's paw in one of Aesop's fables.
ANDROKLES   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of ANDROCLES.
ANDROMEDA   f   Greek Mythology
Means "to be mindful of a man" from the Greek element ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive ανδρος) combined with μεδομαι (medomai) "to be mindful of". In Greek mythology Andromeda was an Ethiopian princess rescued from sacrifice by the hero Perseus. A constellation in the northern sky is named for her. This is also the name of a nearby galaxy, given because it resides (from our point of view) within the constellation.
ANDŻELIKA   f   Polish
Polish variant of ANGELIKA.
ANGÉLIQUE   f   French
French form of ANGELICA.
ANGELIQUE   f   Dutch
Dutch form of ANGÉLIQUE.
ANIRUDDHA   m   Hinduism, Bengali, Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Means "unobstructed, ungovernable" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the grandson of the Hindu god Krishna.
ANNABELLA   f   Italian, English (Modern)
Latinate form of ANNABEL. It can also be taken as a combination of ANNA and BELLA.
ANNABELLE   f   English, French
Variant of ANNABEL. It can also be taken as a combination of ANNA and BELLE.
ANNA-LIISA   f   Finnish
Combination of ANNA and LIISA.
ANNAMÁRIA   f   Hungarian
Combination of ANNA and MÁRIA.
ANNAMARIA   f   Italian
Combination of ANNA and MARIA.
ANNELIESE   f   German, Dutch
Combination of ANNA and LIESE.
ANNEMARIE   f   Dutch, German
Combination of ANNA and MARIE.
ANTIGONOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of ANTIGONUS.
ANTIGONUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Αντιγονος (Antigonos), derived from αντι (anti) "against, compared to, like" and γονευς (goneus) "ancestor". This was the name of one of Alexander the Great's generals. After Alexander died, he took control of most of Asia Minor.
ANTINANCO   m   Native American, Mapuche
Means "eagle of the sun" in Mapuche.
ANTIOCHOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of ANTIOCHUS.
ANTIOCHUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Αντιοχος (Antiochos), derived from Greek αντι (anti) "against, compared to, like" and οχη (oche) "support". This was the name of several rulers of the Seleucid Empire.
ANTIPATER   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Αντιπατρος (Antipatros), which meant "like the father" from Greek αντι (anti) "against, compared to, like" and πατηρ (pater) "father" (genitive πατρος). This was the name of an officer of Alexander the Great who became the regent of Macedon during Alexander's absence.
ANTONELLA   f   Italian
Feminine diminutive of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTONELLO   m   Italian
Diminutive of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTONETTE   f   English
Diminutive of ANTONIA.
ANTONINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name, a derivative of ANTONIUS.
ANZHELINA   f   Russian
Russian form of ANGELINA.
AOIBHEANN   f   Irish
Means "beautiful sheen" in Irish Gaelic. This was the name of the mother of Saint Enda. It was also borne by Irish royalty.
APARAJITA   f   Bengali, Indian, Hindi
Means "unconquered" in Sanskrit.
APHRODITE   f   Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown, possibly of Phoenician origin. Aphrodite was the Greek goddess of love, equal to the Roman goddess Venus. She was the wife of Hephaestus and the mother of Eros, and she was often associated with the myrtle tree and doves. The Greeks connected her name with αφρος (aphros) "foam", resulting in the story that she was born from the foam of the sea.
APOLINARY   m   Polish
Polish form of APOLLINARIS.
APOLLONIA   f   Ancient Greek, Italian
Feminine form of APOLLONIOS. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint and martyr from Alexandria.
APOLONIJA   f   Slovene
Slovene form of APOLLONIA.
APOSTOLIS   m   Greek
Variant of APOSTOLOS.
APOSTOLOS   m   Greek
Means "messenger, apostle" in Greek.
AQUILINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was a derivative of AQUILA.
ARANTZAZU   f   Basque
From the name of a place near the Spanish town of Oñati where there is a sanctuary dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Its name is derived from Basque arantza "thornbush".
ARCANGELO   m   Italian
Means "archangel" in Italian.
ARCHELAUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized), Biblical Latin, Biblical
Latinized form of the Greek name Αρχελαος (Archelaos), which meant "master of the people" from αρχος (archos) "master" and λαος (laos) "people". This was the name of a son of Herod the Great. He ruled over Judea, Samaria and Idumea.
ARCHIBALD   m   Scottish, English
Derived from the Germanic elements ercan "genuine" and bald "bold". The first element was altered due to the influence of Greek names beginning with the element αρχος (archos) meaning "master". The Normans brought this name to England. It first became common in Scotland in the Middle Ages.
ARCHIPPOS   m   Ancient Greek
Means "master of horses" from the Greek elements αρχος (archos) "master" and ‘ιππος (hippos) "horse".
ARETHOUSA   f   Greek Mythology
Greek form of ARETHUSA.
ARIANRHOD   f   Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Possibly means "silver wheel" or "round wheel" in Welsh. In Welsh myth Arianrhod was the mother of the brothers Dylan and Lleu Llaw Gyffes. In earlier myths she was a goddess of the moon.
ARISTAEUS   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek name Αρισταιος (Aristaios), derived from αριστος (aristos) "best". This was the name of a minor Greek god of agriculture, hunting and cattle. He was the son of Apollo and the mortal Cyrene.
ARISTAIOS   m   Greek Mythology
Greek form of ARISTAEUS.
ARISTARKH   m   Russian
Russian form of ARISTARCHUS.
ARISTIDES   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized), Spanish, Portuguese
From the Greek name Αριστειδης (Aristeides), derived from αριστος (aristos) "best" and the patronymic suffix ιδης (ides). This name was borne by the 5th-century BC Athenian statesman Aristides the Just, who was renowned for his integrity. It was also the name of a 2nd-century saint.
ARISTIDIS   m   Greek
Modern Greek form of ARISTIDES.
ARISTOTLE   m   Ancient Greek (Anglicized)
From the Greek name Αριστοτελης (Aristoteles) which meant "the best purpose", derived from αριστος (aristos) "best" and τελος (telos) "purpose, aim". This was the name of a Greek philosopher of the 4th century BC who made lasting contributions to Western thought, including the fields of logic, metaphysics, ethics and biology.
ARKADIUSZ   m   Polish
Polish form of ARKADIOS.
ARTEMISIA   f   Ancient Greek
Feminine form of ARTEMISIOS. This was the name of the 4th-century BC builder of the Mausoleum, one of the seven wonders of the world. She built it in memory of her husband, the Carian prince Mausolus.
ARUNDHATI   f   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi
The name of a star (also called Alcor), which was named after a type of climbing plant, possibly meaning "not restrained" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief it is the name of the sage Vasishtha's wife, who is identified with the star.
ASCENSIÓN   f   Spanish
Means "ascension" in Spanish. This name is given in reference to the Ascension of Jesus into heaven.
ASHTORETH   f   Biblical, Near Eastern Mythology
From עַשְׁתֹרֶת ('Ashtoret), the Hebrew form of the name of a Phoenician goddess of love, war and fertility. Her name is cognate to that of the Babylonian goddess ISHTAR.
ASKLEPIOS   m   Greek Mythology
Possibly means "cut up" in Greek. Asklepios (Aesculapius to the Romans) was the god of healing and medicine in Greek mythology.
ASSUMPCIÓ   f   Catalan
Catalan cognate of ASUNCIÓN.
ÁSTRÍÐUR   f   Icelandic
Icelandic form of ÁSTRÍÐR.
ASTROPHEL   m   Literature
Probably intended to mean "star lover", from Greek αστηρ (aster) "star" and φιλος (philos) "lover, friend". This name was first used by the 16th-century poet Sir Philip Sidney in his collection of sonnets 'Astrophel and Stella'.
ATANASIJA   f   Serbian, Macedonian
Serbian and Macedonian feminine form of ATHANASIUS.
ATANASIJE   m   Serbian
Serbian form of ATHANASIUS.
ATHANARIC   m   Ancient Germanic
From the Gothic name Athanareiks, derived from the Germanic element athana meaning "year" combined with ric meaning "power, ruler". Athanaric was a 4th-century ruler of the Visigoths.
ATHANASIA   f   Greek, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Athanasios (see ATHANASIUS).
ATHELSTAN   m   History
Modern form of ÆÐELSTAN.
AUDOVACAR   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ODOVACAR.
AUGUSTIJN   m   Dutch
Dutch form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AUGUSTINA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AUGUSTINE (1)   m   English
From the Roman name Augustinus, itself derived from the Roman name AUGUSTUS. Saint Augustine of Hippo was a 5th-century Christian theologian and author from North Africa. For his contributions to Christian philosophy he is known as a Doctor of the Church. Due to his renown, the name came into general use in the Christian world. It became popular in England in the Middle Ages partly because of a second saint by this name, Augustine of Canterbury, a 6th-century Italian monk sent to England to convert the Anglo-Saxons.
AUGUSTINE (2)   f   French, German
French feminine form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AUGUSTYNA   f   Polish (Rare)
Polish form of AUGUSTINA.
AURANGZEB   m   History
Means "honouring the throne" in Persian. This was the name of a 17th-century Mughal emperor of India.
AURELIANA   f   Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of AURELIANUS.
AURELIANO   m   Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of AURELIANUS.
AURELIJUS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of AURELIUS.
AURELIUSZ   m   Polish
Polish form of AURELIUS.
AUROBINDO   m   Bengali, Indian, Odia
Bengali and Odia variant of ARAVIND.
AUXENTIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek αυξανω (auxano) meaning "to increase, to grow". This name was borne by a few early saints.
'AVIMELEKH   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ABIMELECH.
AVKSENTIY   m   Russian
Russian form of AUXENTIOS.
BABATUNDE   m   Western African, Yoruba
Means "father has returned" in Yoruba.
BAGHDASAR   m   Armenian (Rare)
Armenian form of BALTHAZAR.
BALDARICH   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of BALDRIC.
BALDOMERO   m   Spanish
Derived from the Germanic elements bald "bold, brave" and meri "famous".
BALDOVINO   m   Italian
Italian form of BALDWIN.
BALTASSAR   m   Biblical Latin
Form of BELSHAZZAR used in the Latin Old Testament.
BALTHAZAR   m   Judeo-Christian Legend
Variant of BELSHAZZAR. Baltazar is the name traditionally assigned to one of the wise men (also known as the Magi, or three kings) who visited the newborn Jesus.
BALWINDER   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit बल (bala) meaning "strength, might" combined with the name of the Hindu god INDRA.
BARTOLOMÉ   m   Spanish
Spanish form of BARTHOLOMEW.
BASEMMATH   f   Biblical Greek
Form of BASEMATH and BASMATH used in the Greek Old Testament.
BASHEMATH   f   Biblical
Variant of BASEMATH.
BASILEIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of BASIL (1).
BAT-ERDENE   m   Mongolian
Means "strong jewel" in Mongolian.
BATHSHEBA   f   Biblical
Means "daughter of the oath" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a woman married to Uriah the Hittite. King David seduced her and made her pregnant, so he arranged to have her husband killed in battle and then married her. She was the mother of Solomon.
BEATRYCZE   f   Polish
Polish form of BEATRIX.
BEELZEBUB   m   Biblical
From Hebrew בַּעַל זְבוּב (Ba'al Zevuv) meaning "lord of flies", intended as a mocking alteration of בּאל זבל (Ba'al Zevul) "Ba'al the exalted", one of the Canaanite names for their god BA'AL. In Milton's 'Paradise Lost' (1667) this is the name of Satan's chief lieutenant.
BELLATRIX   f   Astronomy
Means "female warrior" in Latin. This is the name of the star that marks the left shoulder of the constellation Orion.
BELPHOEBE   f   Literature
Combination of belle "beautiful" and the name PHOEBE. This name was first used by Edmund Spenser in his poem 'The Faerie Queene' (1590).
BENEDETTA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of BENEDICT.
BENEDETTO   m   Italian
Italian form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
BENEDICTA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
BÉNÉDICTE   f   French
French feminine form of BENEDICT.
BENEDIKTA   f   German (Rare)
German feminine form of BENEDICT.
BENEDIKTE   f   Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian feminine form of BENEDICT.
BENEDYKTA   f   Polish
Polish feminine form of BENEDICT.
BENIAMINO   m   Italian
Italian form of BENJAMIN.
BENJAMINE   f   French
French feminine form of BENJAMIN.
BENVENUTO   m   Italian
Means "welcome" in Italian. A famous bearer was the Italian Renaissance sculptor and writer Benvenuto Cellini (1500-1571).
BEORHTRIC   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements beorht "bright" and ric "power, rule".
BEORNRÆD   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements beorn "warrior, man" and ræd "counsel".
BÉRENGÈRE   f   French
French form of BERENGARIA.
BERENGUER   m   Catalan
Catalan form of BERENGAR.
BERHTOALD   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of BERTHOLD.
BERINHARD   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of BERNARD.
BERNADETT   f   Hungarian
Hungarian form of BERNADETTE.
BERNADINE   f   English
Feminine form of BERNARD.
BERTRANDO   m   Italian
Italian form of BERTRAND.
BESSARION   m   Late Greek
Meaning uncertain, possibly from Greek βησσα (bessa) "wooded valley". This was the name of a 5th-century Egyptian hermit who was a disciple of Saint Anthony the Great. It was later adopted by the scholar Basilios Bessarion (1403-1472), a Greek born in Byzantine Anatolia who became a Roman Catholic bishop.
BLANCHARD   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements blanc meaning "white" and hard meaning "brave, hardy".
BLANDINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was a derivative of BLANDUS.
BLÁTHNAID   f   Irish
Variant of BLÁTHNAT.
BOGUSŁAWA   f   Polish
Feminine form of BOGUSŁAW.
BOHUSLAVA   f   Czech, Ukrainian
Feminine form of BOHUSLAV.
BOITUMELO   f & m   Southern African, Tswana
Means "joy" in Tswana.
BOLDIZSÁR   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of BALTHAZAR.
BOLESLAVA   f   Czech (Rare), Russian (Rare)
Czech and Russian feminine form of BOLESŁAW.
BOLESŁAWA   f   Polish (Rare)
Feminine form of BOLESŁAW.
BONIFACIO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Bonifatius (see BONIFACE).
BORISLAVA   f   Bulgarian, Serbian, Russian
Feminine form of BORISLAV.
BOUDEWIJN   m   Dutch
Dutch form of BALDWIN.
BOZHIDARA   f   Bulgarian
Bulgarian feminine form of BOŽIDAR.
BOŽIDARKA   f   Serbian
Feminine form of BOŽIDAR.
BRANIMIRA   f   Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian
Feminine form of BRANIMIR.
BRATISLAV   m   Serbian
Derived from the Slavic elements bratu "brother" and slava "glory".
BRATOSLAV   m   Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of BRATISLAV.
BRÉANAINN   m   Ancient Irish
Old Irish form of BRENDAN.
BRENDANUS   m   Irish (Latinized)
Latinized form of Bréanainn (see BRENDAN).
BRIDGETTE   f   English
Variant of BRIDGET.
BRITANNIA   f   English (Rare)
From the Latin name of the island of Britain, in occasional use as an English given name since the 18th century. This is also the name of the Roman female personification of Britain pictured on some British coins.
BRONISLAV   m   Czech, Slovak, Russian, Medieval Slavic
Czech and Russian form of BRONISŁAW.
BRONISŁAW   m   Polish
Derived from the Slavic elements borna "protection" and slava "glory". A famous Polish anthropologist, Bronisław Malinowski (1884-1942), has borne this name.
BRUNHILDA   f   History
Variant of BRÜNHILD, referring to the Frankish queen.
BRUNIHILD   f   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of BRÜNHILD.
BRYNHILDR   f   Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse cognate of BRÜNHILD. In the Norse legend the 'Volsungasaga' Brynhildr was rescued by the hero Sigurd in the guise of Gunnar. Brynhildr and Gunnar were married, but when Sigurd's wife Gudrun let slip that it was in fact Sigurd who had rescued her, Brynhildr plotted against him. She accused Sigurd of taking her virginity, spurring Gunnar to arrange Sigurd's murder.
CAECILIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original masculine form of CECILIA.
CAELESTIS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name which meant "of the sky, heavenly".
CAESARIUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name which was derived from CAESAR. Saint Caesarius was a 6th-century bishop of Arles.
CAIETANUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of GAETANO.
CAINNEACH   m   Irish
Irish form of COINNEACH.
CAITRÍONA   f   Irish
Irish form of KATHERINE.
CAITRÌONA   f   Scottish
Scottish form of KATHERINE.
CALANTHIA   f   English (Rare)
Elaborated form of CALANTHE.
CALLISTUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name which was derived from the Greek name Καλλιστος (Kallistos) "most beautiful". This was the name of three popes (also known as Callixtus), including the 3rd-century Callistus I who is regarded as a saint.
CALLIXTUS   m   Late Roman
Variant of CALLISTUS, the spelling perhaps influenced by Latin calix "wine cup". This was the name of three popes (also known as Callistus).
CALOGERUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of CALOGERO.
CAOILEANN   f   Irish
Variant of CAOILFHIONN.
CARATACOS   m   Ancient Celtic
Derived from the Celtic element car meaning "love". This was the name of a 1st-century British chieftain who rebelled against Roman rule.
CARLINHOS   m   Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of CARLOS.
CARMELITA   f   Spanish
Spanish diminutive of CARMEL.
CASSANDER   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Κασσανδρος (Kassandros), the masculine form of CASSANDRA. This was the name of a 3rd-century BC king of Macedon.
CASSANDRA   f   English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, German, Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek name Κασσανδρα (Kassandra), derived from possibly κεκασμαι (kekasmai) "to excel, to shine" and ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive ανδρος). In Greek myth Cassandra was a Trojan princess, the daughter of Priam and Hecuba. She was given the gift of prophecy by Apollo, but when she spurned his advances he cursed her so nobody would believe her prophecies.... [more]
CASSIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was a derivative of CASSIUS.
CATHARINA   f   Dutch, Swedish
Dutch and Swedish form of KATHERINE.
CATHARINE   f   English
Variant of KATHERINE.
CATHASACH   m   Ancient Irish
Means "vigilant" in Irish.
CATHERINE   f   French, English
French form of KATHERINE, and also a common English variant.
CEARBHALL   m   Irish
Probably from Gaelic cearbh "hacking with a weapon".
CELANDINE   f   English (Rare)
From the name of the flower, which derives from Greek χελιδων (chelidon) "swallow (bird)".
CELESTINA   f   Spanish, Italian
Latinate feminine form of CAELESTINUS.
CÉLESTINE   f   French
French feminine form of CAELESTINUS.
CELESTINE   f & m   English
English form of CAELESTINUS. It is more commonly used as a feminine name, from the French feminine form Célestine.
CELESTINO   m   Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of CAELESTINUS.
CELESTYNA   f   Polish
Polish feminine form of CAELESTINUS.
CERNUNNOS   m   Celtic Mythology (Latinized)
Means "horned" in Celtic. This was the name of the Celtic god fertility, animals, wealth, and the underworld. He was usually depicted having antlers, and was identified with the Roman god Mercury.
CERRIDWEN   f   Welsh
Variant of CERIDWEN.
CERRIDWYN   f   Welsh
Variant of CERIDWEN.
CHANANYAH   m   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of HANANIAH.
CHANTELLE   f   English
Variant of CHANTAL.
CHARLOTTA   f   Swedish
Swedish variant of CHARLOTTE.
CHARLOTTE   f   French, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch
French feminine diminutive of CHARLES. It was introduced to Britain in the 17th century. A notable bearer was Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855), the eldest of the three Brontë sisters and the author of 'Jane Eyre' and 'Villette'.
CHARMAINE   f   English
Meaning unknown, perhaps a combination of CHARMIAN or the English word charm with the aine suffix from LORRAINE. It was (first?) used for a character in the play 'What Price Glory' (1924), which was made into a popular movie in 1926.
CHARNETTE   f   English (Rare)
Probably an invented name.
CHAVAQQUQ   m   Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of HABAKKUK.
CHENANIAH   m   Biblical
Variant of KENANIAH used in several translations of the Old Testament.
CHERNOBOG   m   Slavic Mythology
Means "the black god" from Slavic cherno "black" and bogu "god". Chernobog was the Slavic god of darkness, evil and grief.
CHESTIBOR   m   Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of CZCIBOR.
CHESTIRAD   m   Medieval Slavic (Hypothetical)
Possible medieval Slavic form of CTIRAD.
CHIDIEGWU   m & f   Western African, Igbo
Means "God is wonderful" in Igbo.
CHIFUNIRO   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "will, wish" in Chewa.
CHIJINDUM   m & f   Western African, Igbo
Means "God holds my life" in Igbo.
CHIMWEMWE   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "joy, pleasure" in Chewa.
CHINWEIKE   m & f   Western African, Igbo
Means "God owns power" in Igbo.
CHINWENDU   m & f   Western African, Igbo
Means "God owns life" in Igbo.
CHINWEUBA   m & f   Western African, Igbo
Means "God owns wealth" in Igbo.
CHRISTIAN   m   English, French, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the medieval Latin name Christianus meaning "a Christian" (see CHRISTOS). In England it has been in use since the Middle Ages, during which time it was used by both males and females, but it did not become common until the 17th century. In Denmark the name has been borne by ten kings since the 15th century. A famous bearer was Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875), the Danish author of such fairy tales as 'The Ugly Duckling' and 'The Emperor's New Clothes'.
CHRISTINA   f   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Greek
From Christiana, the Latin feminine form of CHRISTIAN. This was the name of an early, possibly legendary, saint who was tormented by her pagan father. It was also borne by a 17th-century Swedish queen and patron the arts who gave up her crown in order to become a Roman Catholic.
CHRISTINE   f   French, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch
French form of CHRISTINA, as well as a variant in other languages.
CHRISTMAS   m & f   English (Rare)
From the name of the holiday, which means "Christ festival".
CHRISTOPH   m   German
German form of CHRISTOPHER.
CHRYSANTA   f   English (Rare)
Shortened form of the word chrysanthemum, the name of a flowering plant, which means "golden flower" in Greek.
CLAUDETTE   f   French
French feminine form of CLAUDIUS.
CLEMENTIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of Clemens or Clementius (see CLEMENT).
CLEOPATRA   f   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Κλεοπατρα (Kleopatra) which meant "glory of the father", derived from κλεος (kleos) "glory" combined with πατηρ (pater) "father" (genitive πατρος), This was the name of queens of Egypt from the Ptolemaic royal family, including Cleopatra VII, the mistress of both Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. After being defeated by Augustus she committed suicide by allowing herself to be bitten by an asp. Shakespeare's tragedy 'Antony and Cleopatra' (1606) is based on her.
CLEVELAND   m   English
From a surname which was derived from an Old English place name meaning "hilly land". This was the surname of American president Grover Cleveland (1837-1908). It is also the name of an American city, which was founded by surveyor Moses Cleaveland (1754-1806).
CLOTHILDE   f   French
Variant of CLOTILDE.
COINNEACH   m   Scottish
Derived from Gaelic caoin "handsome". It is often Anglicized as Kenneth.
COLOMBANO   m   Italian
Italian form of COLUMBANUS.
COLOMBINA   f   Italian
Italian feminine diminutive of COLUMBA. In traditional Italian pantomimes this is the name of a stock character, the female counterpart of Arlecchino (also called Harlequin). This is also the Italian word for the columbine flower.
COLUMBINE   f   English (Rare)
From the name of a variety of flower. It is also an English form of COLOMBINA, the pantomime character.
COMHGHALL   m   Irish
Means "joint pledge" from Irish comh "together" and gall "pledge".
CONCORDIA   f   Roman Mythology
Means "harmony" in Latin. This was the name of the Roman goddess of harmony and peace.
CONFUCIUS   m   History
Anglicized form of the Chinese name Kong Fuzi. The surname (Kong) means "hole, opening" and the title 夫子 (Fuzi) means "master". This was the name of a 6th-century BC Chinese philosopher. His given name was Qiu.
CONSOLATA   f   Italian
Means "consoled" in Italian. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, María Consolata.
CONSTANÇA   f   Portuguese
Portuguese form of CONSTANTIA.
1  2  3  4  5      Next Page         1,374 results (this is page 1 of 5)