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ANDRÁS   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of Andreas (see ANDREW).
ANDRAS   m   Welsh
Welsh variant of ANDREAS.
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.
ANDRAŽ   m   Slovene
Slovene form of ANDREW.
ANDRE   m   English, African American
English form of ANDRÉ.
ANDRÉ   m   French, Portuguese
French and Portuguese form of Andreas (see ANDREW).
ANDRÉA   f   Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese feminine form of ANDREW.
ANDREA (1)   m   Italian
Italian form of Andreas (see ANDREW). A notable bearer of this name was Andrea Verrocchio, a Renaissance sculptor who taught Leonardo da Vinci and Perugino.
ANDREA (2)   f   English, German, Spanish, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Dutch, Croatian, Serbian
Feminine form of ANDREW. As an English name, it has been used since the 17th century, though it was not common until the 20th century.
ANDREAS   m   German, Greek, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Welsh, Ancient Greek, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Ancient Greek and Latin form of ANDREW. It is also the form used in modern Greek, German and Welsh.
ANDRÉE   f   French
French feminine form of ANDREW.
ANDREEA   f   Romanian
Romanian feminine form of ANDREW.
ANDREI   m   Romanian, Russian, Bulgarian, Old Church Slavic
Romanian form of ANDREW, and a variant Russian and Bulgarian transcription of ANDREY.
ANDRÉIA   f   Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of ANDREIA.
ANDREIA   f   Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of ANDREW.
ANDREINA   f   Italian
Feminine form of ANDREA (1).
ANDREJA (1)   f   Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian feminine form of ANDREJ.
ANDREJA (2)   m   Serbian
Serbian form of ANDREW.
ANDREJS   m   Latvian
Latvian form of ANDREW.
ANDRÉS   m   Spanish, Icelandic
Spanish and Icelandic form of ANDREW.
ANDRES   m   Estonian
Estonian form of ANDREW.
ANDREU   m   Catalan
Catalan form of ANDREW.
ANDREW   m   English, Biblical
English form of the Greek name Ανδρεας (Andreas), which was derived from ανδρειος (andreios) "manly, masculine", a derivative of ανηρ (aner) "man". In the New Testament the apostle Andrew, the first disciple to join Jesus, is the brother of Simon Peter. According to tradition, he later preached in the Black Sea region, with some legends saying he was crucified on an X-shaped cross. Andrew, being a Greek name, was probably only a nickname or a translation of his real Hebrew name, which is not known.... [more]
ANDREY   m   Russian, Bulgarian
Russian and Bulgarian form of ANDREW.
ANDRIA   m   Georgian, Corsican
Georgian and Corsican form of ANDREW.
ANDRIANA   f   Greek
Feminine form of ANDREAS.
ANDRIES   m   Dutch
Dutch form of ANDREW.
ANDRIJA   m   Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of ANDREW.
ANDRIJANA   f   Croatian, Serbian
Feminine form of ANDRIJA.
ANDRINA   f   English (Rare)
Feminine form of ANDREW.
ANDRIS   m   Latvian, Hungarian
Latvian form and Hungarian diminutive of ANDREW.
ANDRIUS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of ANDREW.
ANDRIY   m   Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of ANDREW.
ANDRO   m   Croatian, Georgian
Croatian form of ANDREW, as well as a Georgian short form of ANDRIA.
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.
ANDROMACHE   f   Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek elements ανηρ (aner) meaning "man" (genitive ανδρος) and μαχη (mache) meaning "battle". In Greek legend she was the wife of the Trojan hero Hector. After the fall of Troy Neoptolemus killed her son Astyanax and took her as a concubine.
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.
ANDRONICUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ανδρονικος (Andronikos) which meant "victory of a man", from ανηρ (aner) meaning "man" (genitive ανδρος) and νικη (nike) meaning "victory". This name was used by Shakespeare in his play 'Titus Andronicus' (1593).
ANDRONIKOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of ANDRONICUS.
ANDRUS   m   Estonian
Estonian form of ANDREW.
ANDRZEJ   m   Polish
Polish form of ANDREW.
ANDY   m & f   English
Diminutive of ANDREW or sometimes ANDREA (2). American pop artist and filmmaker Andy Warhol (1928-1987) was a famous bearer of this name.
ANDŻELIKA   f   Polish
Polish variant of ANGELIKA.
ANE (1)   f   Danish
Danish diminutive of ANNA.
ANE (2)   m   Frisian
Short form of names beginning with the Germanic element arn "eagle".
ANE (3)   f   Basque
Basque form of ANNA.
ANEIRIN   m   Welsh
Welsh name, originally spelled Neirin, which possibly means "noble". This was the name of a 6th-century Welsh poet.
ANEJ   m   Slovene
Slovene form of AENEAS.
ANELIE   f   German
Short form of ANNELIESE.
ANEMONE   f   English (Rare)
From the name of the anemone flower, which derives from Greek ανεμος (anemos) "wind".
ANETA   f   Czech
Czech diminutive of ANNA.
ANETT   f   Hungarian
Hungarian form of ANNETTE.
ANEURIN   m   Welsh
Form of ANEIRIN.
ANFISA   f   Russian
Russian form of the Greek name Ανθουσα (Anthousa), which was derived from Greek ανθος (anthos) "flower". This was the name of a 9th-century Byzantine saint.
ÁNGEL   m   Spanish
Spanish form of Angelus (see ANGEL).
ÀNGEL   m   Catalan
Catalan form of Angelus (see ANGEL).
ANGEL   m & f   English, Bulgarian, Macedonian
From the medieval Latin masculine name Angelus which was derived from the name of the heavenly creature (itself derived from the Greek word αγγελος (angelos) meaning "messenger"). It has never been very common in the English-speaking world, where it is sometimes used as a feminine name in modern times.
ÁNGELA   f   Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Angelus (see ANGEL).
ÂNGELA   f   Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of Angelus (see ANGEL).
ANGÉLA   f   Hungarian
Hungarian feminine form of Angelus (see ANGEL).
ANGELA   f   English, Italian, German, Dutch, Romanian, Slovene, Slovak, Russian, Macedonian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Angelus (see ANGEL). As an English name, it came into use in the 18th century.
ANGÈLE   f   French
French feminine form of Angelus (see ANGEL).
ANGELIA   f   English
Elaborated form of ANGELA.
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.
ANGÉLIQUE   f   French
French form of ANGELICA.
ANGELIQUE   f   Dutch
Dutch form of ANGÉLIQUE.
ANGELITA   f   Spanish
Spanish diminutive of ANGELA.
ANGELLE   f   English (Rare)
Feminine variant of ANGEL.
ANGELO   m   Italian
Italian form of Angelus (see ANGEL).
ANGELOS   m   Greek
Greek form of Angelus (see ANGEL).
ANGELUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of ANGEL.
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.
ANGHEL   m   Romanian
Romanian form of Angelus (see ANGEL).
ANGIE   f   English
Diminutive of ANGELA.
ANGILBERCT   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ENGELBERT.
ANGIOLO   m   Italian
Variant of ANGELO.
ANGJELKO   m   Macedonian
Macedonian diminutive of ANGEL.
ANGRA MAINYU   m   Persian Mythology
Means "evil spirit" in Avestan. In Persian mythology Angra Mainyu was the god of darkness, death and destruction, the enemy of Ahura Mazda.
ANGUS   m   Scottish, Irish, English
Anglicized form of AONGHUS.
ANGYALKA   f   Hungarian
Hungarian form of ANGELICA.
ANI   f   Bulgarian, Georgian, Romanian, Spanish
Diminutive of ANA.
ANIA   f   Polish, Russian
Polish diminutive of ANNA, and a variant Russian transcription of ANYA.
ANÍBAL   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of HANNIBAL.
ANICA   f   Slovene, Croatian, Serbian
Slovene, Croatian and Serbian diminutive of ANNA.
ANICETUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Ανικητος (Aniketos), meaning "unconquerable". This was the name of an early pope.
ANIELA   f   Polish
Polish form of ANGELA.
ANIELKA   f   Polish
Diminutive of ANIELA.
ANIK   m   Indian, Hindi, Bengali
Means "army" or "splendour" in Sanskrit.
ANIKA (1)   f   German, Dutch, Danish, Slovene
German, Dutch, Danish and Slovene diminutive of ANNA or ANA.
ANIKA (2)   f   Indian, Hindi
Feminine form of ANIK.
ANIKET   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "homeless" in Sanskrit.
ANIKETOS   m   Greek, Ancient Greek
Greek form of ANICETUS.
ANIKÓ   f   Hungarian
Hungarian diminutive of ANNA.
ANIL   m   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit अनिल (anila) "air, wind". This is another name of Vayu, the Hindu god of the wind.
ANILA   f   Indian, Hindi
Feminine form of ANIL.
ANIMA (1)   f   Indian, Hindi
Means "minuteness" from Sanskrit अणिमन (animan). In yoga texts, this is the name of the ability to make oneself infinitely small so to be invisible.
ANIMA (2)   f   English (Rare)
Means "soul, spirit" in Latin. In Jungian psychology the anima is an individual's true inner self, or soul.
ANINA   f   German
Diminutive of ANNA.
ANIRUDDHA   m   Hinduism, Bengali, Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Means "unobstructed, ungovernable" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the grandson of the Hindu god Krishna.
ANIS   m   Arabic
Means "friendly, friend" in Arabic.
ANISA   f   Arabic, Indonesian
Feminine form of ANIS.
ANISE   f   English (Rare)
From the English word for the herb, also called aniseed.
ANISH   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "supreme, paramount, without a ruler", from the Sanskrit negative prefix (a) and ईश (isha) meaning "ruler, lord".
ANISHA   f   Indian, Hindi
Means "nightless, sleepless" in Sanskrit.
ANISIM   m   Russian
Russian form of ONESIMUS.
ANISSA   f   English
Combination of ANNA and the popular name suffix issa. This name was first brought to public attention by the child actress Anissa Jones (1958-1976).
ANIT   m   Indian, Hindi
Possibly means "not guided" in Sanskrit.
ANITA (1)   f   Spanish, Portuguese, Croatian, Slovene, English, Dutch, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Polish, Latvian
Spanish, Portuguese, Croatian and Slovene diminutive of ANA.
ANITA (2)   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil
Feminine form of ANIT.
ANIYA   f   English (Modern)
Modern name, possibly based on ANYA or AALIYAH.
ANIYAH   f   English (Modern)
Variant of ANIYA.
ANJALI   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Nepali
Means "salutation" in Sanskrit.
ANKA   f   Polish, Bulgarian, Croatian, Serbian
Diminutive of ANNA.
ANKE   f   Low German, Dutch
Low German and Dutch diminutive of ANNA and other names beginning with An.
ANKICA   f   Croatian
Diminutive of ANKA.
ANKIT   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali
Means "marked" in Sanskrit.
ANKITA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali
Feminine form of ANKIT.
ANKUR   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "sapling, sprout, shoot" in Sanskrit.
ANN   f   English
English form of ANNE (1). In the English-speaking world, both this spelling and Anne have been used since the Middle Ages, though Ann became much more popular during the 19th century.
ANNA   f   English, Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian, Icelandic, Faroese, Catalan, Occitan, Breton, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of Channah (see HANNAH) used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament. Many later Old Testament translations, including the English, use the Hannah spelling instead of Anna. The name appears briefly in the New Testament belonging to a prophetess who recognized Jesus as the Messiah. It was a popular name in the Byzantine Empire from an early date, and in the Middle Ages it became common among Western Christians due to veneration of Saint Anna (usually known as Saint Anne in English), the name traditionally assigned to the mother of the Virgin Mary. In the English-speaking world, this form came into general use in the 18th century, joining Ann and Anne.... [more]
ANNABEL   f   English, Dutch
Variant of AMABEL influenced by the name ANNA. This name appears to have arisen in Scotland in the Middle Ages.
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.
ANNABETH   f   English (Rare)
Combination of ANNA and BETH.
ANNAG   f   Scottish
Scottish diminutive of ANNA.
ANNAGÜL   f   Turkmen
Derived from Turkmen anna "Friday" and gül "flower, rose".
ANNALEE   f   English (Rare)
Combination of ANNA and LEE.
ANNALENA   f   German
Combination of ANNA and LENA.
ANNA-LIISA   f   Finnish
Combination of ANNA and LIISA.
ANNALISA   f   Italian
Combination of ANNA and LISA.
ANNALISE   f   English (Modern)
Combination of ANNA and LISE.
ANNAMÁRIA   f   Hungarian
Combination of ANNA and MÁRIA.
ANNAMARIA   f   Italian
Combination of ANNA and MARIA.
ANNAS   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin
Contracted form of ANANIAS. This was the name of one of the high priests of the Jews in the New Testament.
ANNBJØRG   f   Norwegian
Variant of ARNBJØRG.
ANNE (1)   f   French, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, German, Dutch, Basque
French form of ANNA. In the 13th-century it was imported to England, where it was also commonly spelled Ann. The name was borne by a 17th-century English queen and also by the second wife of Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn (the mother of Queen Elizabeth I), who was eventually beheaded in the Tower of London. This is also the name of the heroine in 'Anne of Green Gables' (1908) by Canadian author L. M. Montgomery.
ANNE (2)   m & f   Frisian
Short form of names beginning with the Germanic element arn "eagle".
ANNEGRET   f   German
Combination of ANNA and GRETE.
ANNEKA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of ANNIKA.
ANNEKE   f   Dutch
Dutch diminutive of ANNA.
ANNELI   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of ANNA.
ANNELIE   f   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Short form of ANNELIESE.
ANNELIEN   f   Dutch
Combination of ANNA and lien (from names such as CAROLIEN).
ANNELIES   f   German, Dutch
Variant of ANNELIESE.
ANNELIESE   f   German, Dutch
Combination of ANNA and LIESE.
ANNELISE   f   Danish
Danish form of ANNELIESE.
ANNEMARIE   f   Dutch, German
Combination of ANNA and MARIE.
ANNET   f   Dutch
Dutch variant of ANNETTE.
ANNETT   f   German
German variant of ANNETTE.
ANNETTA   f   Italian
Latinate diminutive of ANNA.
ANNETTE   f   French, English, German, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Dutch
French diminutive of ANNE (1). It has also been widely used in the English-speaking world, and it became popular in America in the late 1950s due to the fame of actress Annette Funicello (1942-).
ANNI   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of ANNA.
ANNIBALE   m   Italian
Italian form of HANNIBAL.
ANNICE   f   English
Variant of ANNIS.
ANNICK   f   Breton
Breton diminutive of ANNA.
ANNIE   f   English, French, Dutch
Diminutive of ANNE (1).
ANNIINA   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of ANNA.
ANNIKA   f   Swedish, Dutch, Finnish, German, English (Modern)
Swedish diminutive of ANNA.
ANNIKEN   f   Norwegian
Norwegian diminutive of ANNA.
ANNIKKI   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of ANNA.
ANNIS   f   English
Medieval English form of AGNES.
ANNISA   f   Indonesian
Indonesian feminine form of ANIS.
ANNMARIE   f   English
Combination of ANN and MARIE.
ANNORA   f   English (Rare)
Medieval English variant of HONORA.
ANNUKKA   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of ANNA.
ANNUNCIATA   f   Italian
Variant of ANNUNZIATA.
ANNUNZIATA   f   Italian
Means "announced" in Italian, referring to the event in the New Testament in which the angel Gabriel tells the Virgin Mary of the imminent birth of Jesus.
ANNUNZIATO   m   Italian (Rare)
Masculine form of ANNUNZIATA.
ANNUSHKA   f   Russian
Russian diminutive of ANNA.
ANNUSKA   f   Hungarian
Hungarian diminutive of ANNA.
ANONA   f   English
Meaning unknown. It was possibly inspired by a 1903 song by this name recorded by American musician Vess Ossman.
ANONG   f   Thai
Means "beautiful woman" in Thai.
ANOOP   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Malayalam
Variant transcription of ANUP.
ANOUBIS   m   Egyptian Mythology (Hellenized)
Greek form of Anapa (see ANUBIS).
ANOUK   f   Dutch, French
Dutch and French diminutive of ANNA.
ANOUSH   f   Armenian
Variant transcription of ANUSH.
ANOUSHKA   f   Various
Variant of ANNUSHKA.
ANOUSKA   f   Various
Variant of ANNUSHKA.
ANRAÍ   m   Irish
Irish form of HENRY.
ANRI   m   Georgian
Georgian form of HENRI.
ANS   f   Dutch
Dutch diminutive of ANNA.
ANSA   f   Finnish
Derived from Finnish ansio "virtue" or ansa "trap".
ANSALDO   m   Italian
Italian form of a Germanic name composed of the elements ans "god" and wald "power, leader, ruler".
ANSEHELM   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ANSELM.
ANSEL   m   English
From a surname which was derived from the given name ANSELM. A famous bearer was American photographer Ansel Adams (1902-1984).
ANSELM   m   German, English (Rare), Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements ans "god" and helm "helmet, protection". This name was brought to England in the late 11th century by Saint Anselm, who was born in northern Italy. He was archbishop of Canterbury and a Doctor of the Church.
ANSELMA   f   German, Italian, Spanish
Feminine form of ANSELM.
ANSELME   m   French
French form of ANSELM.
ANSELMI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of ANSELM.
ANSELMO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of ANSELM.
ANSGAR   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements ans "god" and ger "spear". Saint Ansgar was a 9th-century missionary who tried to convert the Danes and Norwegians.
ANSHEL   m   Yiddish
Means "angel" in Yiddish.
ANSIGAR   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ANSGAR.
ANSLEY   f   English (Modern)
Variant of AINSLEY.
ANSO   m   Ancient Germanic
Short form of Germanic names beginning with the element ans meaning "god".
ANSOBERT   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic cognate of OSBERT.
ANSON   m   English
From a surname meaning "son of AGNES".
ANSOVALD   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ANSALDO.
ANSSI   m   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of ANSELM.
ANTAL   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTANAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTE (1)   m   Croatian
Croatian form of ANTHONY.
ANTE (2)   m   Frisian
Short form of names beginning with the Germanic element and "wrath, zeal".
ANTELMO   m   Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of ANTHELM.
ANTERO   m   Finnish
Finnish form of ANDREW.
ANTHEA   f   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Ανθεια (Antheia), derived from ανθος (anthos) meaning "flower, blossom". This was an epithet of the Greek goddess Hera.
ANTHEIA   f   Greek Mythology
Greek form of ANTHEA.
ANTHELM   m   Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic element and "wrath, zeal" combined with helm "helmet, protection". Saint Anthelm was a 12th-century bishop of Belley in France.
ANTHELME   m   French
French form of ANTHELM.
ANTHONY   m   English
English form of the Roman family name Antonius, which is of unknown Etruscan origin. The most notable member of the Roman family was the general Marcus Antonius (called Mark Antony in English), who for a period in the 1st century BC ruled the Roman Empire jointly with Augustus. When their relationship turned sour, he and his mistress Cleopatra were attacked and forced to commit suicide, as related in Shakespeare's tragedy 'Antony and Cleopatra' (1606).... [more]
ANTHOUSA   f   Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of ANFISA.
ANTÍA   f   Galician
Galician feminine form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTICA   f   Croatian
Croatian diminutive of ANTONIA.
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.
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.
ANTIMAN   m   Native American, Mapuche
Means "condor of the sun" in Mapuche.
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.
ANTIOPE   f   Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek elements αντι (anti) "against, compared to, like" and οψ (ops) "voice". This was the name of several figures in Greek mythology, including a daughter of Ares who was one of the queens of the Amazons. She was kidnapped and married by Theseus.
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.
ANTIPATROS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of ANTIPATER.
ANTJE   f   Frisian, Dutch, Low German
Frisian, Dutch and Low German diminutive of ANNA.
ANTO   m   Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTOINE   m   French, African American
French form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTOINETTE   f   French
Feminine diminutive of ANTOINE. This name was borne by Marie Antoinette, the queen of France during the French Revolution. She was executed by guillotine.
ANTÓN   m   Galician
Galician form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTONELA   f   Croatian
Croatian form of ANTONELLA.
ANTONELLA   f   Italian
Feminine diminutive of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTONELLO   m   Italian
Diminutive of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTONETTE   f   English
Diminutive of ANTONIA.
ANTONI   m   Polish, Catalan
Polish and Catalan form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTÓNIA   f   Portuguese, Slovak, Hungarian
Portuguese, Slovak and Hungarian feminine form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTÔNIA   f   Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese feminine form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTONIE (1)   f   Czech
Czech form of ANTONIA.
ANTONIE (2)   m   Dutch
Dutch form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTONIETTA   f   Italian
Diminutive of ANTONIA.
ANTONIJ   m   Macedonian
Macedonian form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
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.
ANTONÍN   m   Czech
Czech form of Antoninus (see ANTONINO). A famous bearer was the Czech composer Antonín Dvorák (1841-1904).
ANTONIN   m   French
French form of Antoninus (see ANTONINO). This name was borne by the French playwright Antonin Artaud (1896-1948).
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.
ANTONINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name, a derivative of ANTONIUS.
ANTÓNIO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTÔNIO   m   Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTONIO   m   Spanish, Italian, Croatian
Spanish and Italian form of Antonius (see ANTHONY). A famous bearer was the Italian Renaissance painter Antonio Pisanello (c. 1395-1455). It is also the name of the main character in 'The Merchant of Venice' (1596) by William Shakespeare.
ANTONIOS   m   Greek
Greek form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTONIS   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.
ANTONO   m   Esperanto
Esperanto form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTONY   m   English
Variant of ANTHONY. This was formerly the usual English spelling of the name, but during the 17th century the h began to be added.
ANTOON   m   Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTTI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of ANDREW.
ANTTON   m   Basque
Basque form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTTONI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTUN   m   Croatian
Croatian form of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ANTWAN   m   African American
Variant of ANTOINE, in use since the 1960s.
ANU (1)   f   Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian diminutive of ANNA.
ANU (2)   m   Near Eastern Mythology
Babylonian form of AN (2).
ANUBIS   m   Egyptian Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ανουβις (Anoubis), the Greek form of Egyptian Inpw (reconstructed as Anapa) which possibly meant "royal child". Anubis was the Egyptian god who led the dead to the underworld. He was often depicted as a man with the head of a jackal.
ANUJ   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "born later, younger" in Sanskrit. This name is sometimes given to the younger sibling of an older child.
ANUJA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Feminine form of ANUJ.
AÑULI   f   Western African, Igbo
Means "joy" in Igbo.
ANUNCIACIÓN   f   Spanish
Spanish cognate of ANNUNZIATA.
ANUP   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Malayalam
Means "watery" in Sanskrit.
ANUPAM   m   Indian, Hindi, Bengali
Means "incomparable, matchless" in Sanskrit.
ANUPAMA   f   Indian, Hindi
Feminine form of ANUPAM.
ANUSH   f   Armenian
Means "sweet" in Armenian. This was the name of an 1890 novel by the Armenia writer Hovhannes Tumanyan. It was adapted into an opera in 1912 by Armen Tigranian.
ANUSHKA   f   Russian
Variant of ANNUSHKA.
ANWAR   m   Arabic
Means "brighter, more luminous" in Arabic. This name was borne by Egyptian president Anwar Sadat (1918-1981), who was assassinated three years after being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
ANWEN   f   Welsh
Means "very beautiful" in Welsh.
ANWER   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of ANWAR.
ANXO   m   Galician
Galician form of Angelus (see ANGEL).
ANYA   f   Russian
Russian diminutive of ANNA.
ANŽE   m   Slovene
Variant of JANEZ.
ANZHELA   f   Russian
Russian form of ANGELA.
ANZHELINA   f   Russian
Russian form of ANGELINA.
ANZO   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element ant meaning "giant".
ANZOR   m   Georgian, Chechen
Possibly derived from Georgian აზნაური (aznauri) "noble", ultimately from Middle Persian aznawar.
AOD   m   Biblical Greek
Form of EHUD used in the Greek Old Testament.
AODH   m   Irish, Scottish, Irish Mythology
From the old Irish name Áed, which meant "fire". This was a very popular name in early Ireland, being borne by numerous figures in Irish mythology and several high kings. It has been traditionally Anglicized as Hugh.
AODHAGÁN   m   Irish, Scottish
Diminutive of AODH.
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