Names Starting with V

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VIBOL m Khmer
Means "abundant, large, vast" in Khmer.
VIC m & f English
Short form of VICTOR or VICTORIA.
VICENÇ m Catalan
Catalan form of VINCENT.
VICENT m Catalan
Valencian form of VINCENT.
VICENTE m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of VINCENT.
VICKI f English
Diminutive of VICTORIA.
VICKIE f English
Diminutive of VICTORIA.
VICKY f English
Diminutive of VICTORIA.
VICO m Italian
Italian short form of LODOVICO.
VICTOIRE f French
French form of VICTORIA.
VÍCTOR m Spanish, Catalan
Spanish and Catalan form of VICTOR.
VICTOR m English, French, Portuguese, Romanian, Dutch, Swedish, Late Roman
Roman name meaning "victor, conqueror" in Latin. It was common among early Christians, and was borne by several early saints and three popes. It was rare as an English name during the Middle Ages, but it was revived in the 19th century. A famous bearer was the French writer Victor Hugo (1802-1885), who authored 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' and 'Les Misérables'.
VICTÒRIA f Catalan
Catalan form of VICTORIA.
VICTORIA f English, Spanish, Romanian, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Means "victory" in Latin, being borne by the Roman goddess of victory. It is also a feminine form of VICTORIUS. This name was borne by a 4th-century saint and martyr from North Africa.... [more]
VICTORIANO m Spanish
Spanish form of VICTORIANUS.
VICTORIANUS m Late Roman
Roman name that was derived from VICTOR. This was the name of two early saints.
VICTORINA f Late Roman
Feminine form of VICTORINUS.
VICTORINE f French
French feminine form of VICTORINUS.
VICTORINO m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of VICTORINUS.
VICTORINUS m Late Roman
Roman name that was derived from VICTOR. This was the name of a ruler of the Gallic Empire in the 3rd century. It was also borne by the 4th-century Roman grammarian and philosopher Victorinus Afer as well as a few early saints.
VICTORIUS m Late Roman
Roman name that was derived from VICTOR. This was the name of two early saints.
VID m Slovene, Croatian, Hungarian (Rare)
Slovene, Croatian and Hungarian form of WIDO or VITUS. Saint Vitus, known in Slavic languages as Sveti Vid (or similar), has been conflated with the Slavic god Svetovid.
VIDA (1) m Hungarian
Hungarian form of WIDO or VITUS.
VIDA (2) f Slovene
Slovene feminine form of WIDO or VITUS.
VIDA (3) f Persian
Means "visible" in Persian.
VIDAL m Spanish
Spanish form of Vitalis (see VITALE).
VIDAR m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Norse Mythology
From the Old Norse Víðarr, which is possibly derived from víðr "wide" and arr "warrior". In Norse mythology Víðarr was the son of Odin and Grid. At the time of the end of the world, the Ragnarok, he will avenge his father's death.
VIDYA f Hinduism, Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil
Means "knowledge, science, learning" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Saraswati.
VIÊN m Vietnamese
Means "round, full, complete" in Vietnamese.
VIỆN m Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (viện) meaning "courtyard, institution".
VIENNE f French (Rare)
From the French name of the capital city of Austria, known in English as Vienna.
VIENO f & m Finnish (Rare)
Means "gentle" in Finnish.
VIERA f Slovak
Slovak form of VERA (1).
VÍGDÍS f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements víg "war" and dís "goddess".
VIGDÍS f Icelandic
Icelandic form of VÍGDÍS.
VIGDIS f Norwegian
Norwegian form of VÍGDÍS.
VIGGA f Danish
Feminine form of VIGGO.
VIGGO m Norwegian, Danish, Swedish
Short form of names containing the Old Norse element víg "war".
VÍGI m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of VIGGO.
VIIVI f Finnish
Finnish form of VIVIANA.
VIJAY m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Punjabi
Modern masculine form of VIJAYA.
VIJAYA m & f Hinduism, Indian, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Hindi
Means "victory" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the masculine form विजय and the feminine form विजया, both of which are used frequently in Hindu texts. It is the name of a grandson of Indra, a son of Krishna and it is another name of the goddess Durga. This was also the name of a semi-legendary 6th-century BC king of Sri Lanka.
VIKENTI m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Викентий (see VIKENTIY).
VIKENTIJE m Serbian
Serbian form of VINCENT.
VIKENTIY m Russian
Russian form of VINCENT.
VIKING m Swedish
From the Old Norse name Víkingr meaning "viking, raider", ultimately from vík "bay, inlet".
VIKKI f English
Diminutive of VICTORIA.
VIKRAMA m Hinduism
Means "stride, pace" or "valour" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the Hindu god Vishnu. This was also the name of a semi-legendary 1st-century BC king (full name Vikramaditya) of Ujjain in India.
VIKTORAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of VICTOR.
VIKTÓRIA f Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of VICTORIA.
VIKTORIA f German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Estonian, Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
German and Scandinavian variant of VICTORIA. It is also an alternate transcription of Russian/Bulgarian Виктория or Ukrainian Вікторія (see VIKTORIYA).
VIKTORIE f Czech
Czech form of VICTORIA.
VIKTORIYA f Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian form of VICTORIA.
VIKTORS m Latvian
Latvian form of VICTOR.
VILĈJO m Esperanto
Esperanto diminutive of WILLIAM.
VILDE f Norwegian
Short form of ALVILDE.
VILÉM m Czech
Czech form of WILLIAM.
VILEN m Russian
Abbreviation of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, the name of the founder of the former Soviet state.
VILFRED m Danish
Danish form of WILFRED.
VILFREDO m Italian
Italian form of WILFRED.
VILHELM m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Scandinavian and Finnish form of WILLIAM.
VILHELMAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of WILLIAM.
VILHELMI m Finnish
Finnish form of WILLIAM.
VILHELMIINA f Finnish
Finnish feminine form of WILLIAM.
VILHELMINA f Swedish (Rare), Lithuanian (Rare)
Swedish and Lithuanian feminine form of WILLIAM.
VILHELMO m Esperanto
Esperanto form of WILLIAM.
VILHELMS m Latvian
Latvian form of WILLIAM.
VILHJÁLMUR m Icelandic
Icelandic form of WILLIAM.
VILHO m Finnish
Finnish short form of WILLIAM.
VILIAM m Slovak
Slovak form of WILLIAM.
VILIM m Croatian
Croatian form of WILLIAM.
VILIS m Latvian
Latvian form of WILLIAM.
VILJA f Finnish
Possibly from the Finnish word vilja meaning "cereal, grain" or the Swedish word vilja meaning "will, intent".
VILJAMI m Finnish
Finnish form of WILLIAM.
VILJEM m Slovene
Slovene form of WILLIAM.
VILJO m Finnish
Finnish short form of WILLIAM.
VILKO m Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian diminutive of WILLIAM.
VILLADS m Danish
Danish form of WILLIHAD.
VILLE m Finnish, Swedish
Finnish and Swedish diminutive of WILLIAM.
VILLEM m Estonian
Estonian form of WILLIAM.
VILLUM m Danish
Danish variant of VILHELM.
VILMANTAS m Lithuanian
From the Baltic elements vil- "hope" and mantus "intelligent".
VILMANTĖ f Lithuanian
Feminine form of VILMANTAS.
VILMAR m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of WILLAMAR.
VILMOS m Hungarian
Hungarian form of WILLIAM.
VILPPU m Finnish
Finnish variant form of PHILIP.
VILTAUTAS m Lithuanian (Rare)
From the Baltic elements vil- "hope" and tauta "people, nation".
VILTĖ f Lithuanian
Short form of VILTAUTĖ.
VIMAL m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil
Means "clean, pure, spotless" in Sanskrit.
VIMALA f Tamil
Feminine form of VIMAL.
VIN m English
Short form of VINCENT.
VINA f Indonesian
From Sanskrit वीणा (Vina) meaning "lute".
VINAL m English (Rare)
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "vine hall" in Middle English.
VINAY m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil
Means "leading, guidance, modesty" in Sanskrit.
VINCAS m Lithuanian
Short form of VINCENTAS.
VINCE m English, Hungarian
English short form and Hungarian normal form of VINCENT.
VINCENC m Czech, Slovene
Czech and Slovene form of VINCENT.
VINCENT m English, French, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Slovak
From the Roman name Vincentius, which was from Latin vincere "to conquer". This name was popular among early Christians, and it was borne by many saints. As an English name, Vincent has been in use since the Middle Ages, though it did not become common until the 19th century. Famous bearers include the French priest Saint Vincent de Paul (1581-1660) and the post-impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890).
VINCENTAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of VINCENT.
VINCENTE m Italian
Italian variant form of VINCENT.
VINCENTIUS m Late Roman
Original Latin form of VINCENT.
VINCENZA f Italian
Italian feminine form of VINCENT.
VINCENZO m Italian
Italian form of VINCENT.
VINH m & f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (vinh) meaning "glory".
VINICIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of the Roman family name Vinicius, which was possibly derived from Latin vinum "wine".
VINÍCIUS m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Vinicius (see VINICIO). It gained popularity in Brazil due to the poet and musician Vinícius de Moraes (1913-1980).
VINKA f Croatian
Croatian feminine form of VINCENT.
VINKO m Croatian, Slovene
Croatian and Slovene form of VINCENT.
VINNIE m & f English
Diminutive of VINCENT or other names containing vin.
VINNY m English
Diminutive of VINCENT.
VINZENT m German (Rare)
German form of VINCENT.
VINZENZ m German
German form of VINCENT.
VIOLA f English, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Hungarian, Czech
Means "violet" in Latin. This was the name of the heroine in Shakespeare's play 'Twelfth Night' (1602).
VIOLET f English
From the English word violet for the purple flower, ultimately derived from Latin viola. It was common in Scotland from the 16th century, and it came into general use as an English given name during the 19th century.
VIOLETA f Romanian, Spanish, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian, Lithuanian
Form of VIOLET in several languages.
VIOLETTA f Italian, Russian, Hungarian
Italian, Russian and Hungarian form of VIOLET.
VIOLETTE f French
French form of VIOLET.
VIONA f English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of FIONA influenced by VIOLA.
VIOREL m Romanian
Derived from viorea, the Romanian word for the alpine squill flower (species Scilla bifolia) or the sweet violet flower (species Viola odorata). It is derived from Latin viola "violet".
VIORICA f Romanian
Derived from Romanian viorea (see VIOREL).
VIPIN m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam
Means "forest" in Sanskrit.
VIPUL m Indian, Marathi, Gujarati, Hindi
Means "large, extensive, plenty" in Sanskrit.
VIRA f Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of VERA (1).
VIRÁG f Hungarian
Means "flower" in Hungarian.
VIRAJ m Indian, Marathi, Gujarati
Modern form of VIRAJA.
VIRAJA m Hinduism
Means "ruling, sovereign" in Sanskrit. This is the name of an offspring of Brahma in Hindu belief.
VIRGEE f English
Diminutive of VIRGINIA.
VIRGIE f English
Diminutive of VIRGINIA.
VIRGIL m English, Romanian
From the Roman family name Vergilius, which is of unknown meaning. This name was borne by the 1st-century BC Roman poet Publius Vergilius Maro, commonly called Virgil, who was the writer of the 'Aeneid'. Due to him, Virgil has been in use as a given name in the English-speaking world since the 19th century.
VIRGILIJUS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of VIRGIL.
VIRGÍLIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of VIRGIL.
VIRGILIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of VIRGIL.
VIRGILIU m Romanian
Romanian variant of VIRGIL.
VIRGILIUS m Late Roman
Medieval Latin form of VERGILIUS, altered by association with Latin virgo "maiden" or virga "wand".
VIRGINIA f English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Romanian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of the Roman family name Verginius or Virginius, which is of unknown meaning, but long associated with Latin virgo "maid, virgin". According to a legend, it was the name of a Roman woman killed by her father so as to save her from the clutches of a crooked official.... [more]
VIRGINIE f French
French form of VIRGINIA.
VIRIATO m Portuguese
From the Latin name Viriathus or Viriatus, which was derived from viriae "bracelets" (of Celtic origin). Viriathus was a leader of the Lusitani (a tribe of Portugal) who rebelled against Roman rule in the 2nd century BC.
VIRVA f Finnish
Possibly derived from Finnish virvatuli meaning "will o' the wisp". In folklore, will o' the wisp is a floating ball of light that appears over water.
VISHAL m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Bengali
Means "wide, broad, spacious" in Sanskrit.
VISHNU m Hinduism, Indian, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Marathi
Probably means "all-pervasive" in Sanskrit. The Hindu god Vishnu is the protector and preserver of the universe, usually depicted as four-armed and blue-skinned. By some Hindus he is regarded as the supreme god.
VISITACIÓN f Spanish
Means "visitation" in Spanish. This name is given in reference to the visit of the Virgin Mary to her cousin Elizabeth.
VIŠNJA f Croatian, Serbian
Means "sour cherry" in Croatian and Serbian.
VISSARION m Russian, Greek
Russian form and modern Greek transcription of BESSARION.
VISSENTA f Sardinian
Sardinian feminine form of VINCENT.
VISSENTE m Sardinian
Sardinian form of VINCENT.
VISVALDAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of VISVALDIS.
VISVALDIS m Latvian
Latvian name derived from the Baltic elements vis "all" and vald "rule". It is thus a cognate of the Slavic VSEVOLOD.
VÍT m Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of VITUS or WIDO.
VITALE m Italian
Italian form of the Late Latin name Vitalis, which was derived from Latin vitalis "of life, vital". Vitalis was the name of several early saints and martyrs.
VITALI m Russian, Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Russian Виталий or Ukrainian Віталій (see VITALIY).
VITALIA f Italian (Rare)
Feminine form of VITALE.
VITALIJA f Lithuanian
Lithuanian feminine form of Vitalis (see VITALE).
VITĀLIJS m Latvian
Latvian form of Vitalis (see VITALE).
VITALIJUS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Vitalis (see VITALE).
VITALIK m Russian, Ukrainian
Diminutive of VITALIY.
VITALIS m Late Roman
Latin form of VITALE.
VITALIY m Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Vitalis (see VITALE).
VITALIYA f Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian feminine form of Vitalis (see VITALE).
VITALY m Russian, Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Russian Виталий or Ukrainian Віталій (see VITALIY).
VÍTEK m Czech
Diminutive of VÍT.
VÍTĚZSLAV m Czech
Possibly from the Slavic elements vit "master, lord" and slava "glory".
VÍÐARR m Norse Mythology
Old Norse form of VIDAR.
VITILSAV m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of VÍTĚZSLAV.
VITO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of VITUS.
VITOMIR m Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements vit "master, lord" and miru "peace, world".
VÍTOR m Portuguese, Galician
Portuguese and Galician form of VICTOR.
VITÓRIA f Portuguese
Portuguese form of VICTORIA.
VITTORE m Italian
Italian form of VICTOR.
VITTORIA f Italian
Italian form of VICTORIA.
VITTORINO m Italian
Italian form of VICTORINUS.
VITTORIO m Italian
Italian form of VICTORIUS.
VITUS m Ancient Roman
Roman name that was derived from Latin vita "life". Saint Vitus was a child martyred in Sicily in the early 4th century. From an early date this name was confused with the Germanic name Wido.
VITYA m Russian
Diminutive of VIKTOR.
VIVEK m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Bengali
Means "wisdom, distinction, discrimination" in Sanskrit.
VIVEKA f Swedish
Swedish form of WIEBKE.
VIVI f Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Scandinavian diminutive of names beginning with Vi, as well as OLIVIA and SOFIA.
VIVIAN m & f English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Latin name Vivianus, which was derived from Latin vivus "alive". Saint Vivian was a French bishop who provided protection during the Visigoth invasion of the 5th century. It has been occasionally used as an English (masculine) name since the Middle Ages. In modern times it is also used as a feminine name, in which case it is either an Anglicized form of BÉBINN or a variant of VIVIEN (2).
VIVIANA f Italian, Spanish, Late Roman
Feminine form of Vivianus (see VIVIAN). Saint Viviana (also known as Bibiana) was a Roman saint and martyr of the 4th century.
VIVIANE f French
French form of VIVIANA. It is also the French form of VIVIEN (2).
VIVIANNE f French
Variant of VIVIANE.
VIVIANUS m Late Roman
Latin form of VIVIAN.
VIVIEN (1) m French
French form of Vivianus (see VIVIAN).
VIVIEN (2) f Literature
Used by Alfred Lord Tennyson as the name of the Lady of the Lake in his Arthurian epic 'Idylls of the King' (1859). Tennyson may have based it on VIVIENNE, but it possibly arose as a misreading of NINIAN. A famous bearer was British actress Vivien Leigh (1913-1967), who played Scarlett O'Hara in 'Gone with the Wind'.
VIVIENNE f French
French form of VIVIANA.
VIVIETTE f English (Rare)
Diminutive of VIVIENNE. William John Locke used this name for the title character in his novel 'Viviette' (1910).
VJEKO m Croatian
Short form of VJEKOSLAV.
VJEKOSLAV m Croatian
Derived from the Slavic elements vyeku "age" and slava "glory".
VJEKOSLAVA f Croatian
Feminine form of VJEKOSLAV.
VJERA f Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian cognate of VERA (1).
VLAD m Romanian, Russian, Medieval Slavic
Old short form of VLADISLAV and other Slavic names beginning with the element vladeti meaning "rule". Vlad Dracula, a 15th-century prince of Wallachia, was Bram Stoker's inspiration for the name of his vampire, Count Dracula.
VLADAN m Serbian, Czech, Slovak
Short form of Slavic names beginning with the element vladeti meaning "rule".
VLADAS m Lithuanian
Short form of VLADIMIRAS.
VLADILEN m Russian
Contraction of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, the name of the founder of the former Soviet state.
VLADIMER m Georgian
Georgian form of VLADIMIR.
VLADIMERU m Medieval Slavic
Church Slavic form of VLADIMIR.
VLADIMÍR m Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of VLADIMIR.
VLADIMIR m Russian, Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element vladeti "rule" combined with meru "great, famous". The second element has also been associated with miru meaning "peace, world". This was the name of an 11th-century grand prince of Kiev who is venerated as a saint because of his efforts to Christianize his realm (Kievan Rus). It was also borne by the founder of the former Soviet state, Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870-1924).
VLADIMÍRA f Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of VLADIMIRA.
VLADIMIRA f Slovene, Croatian
Feminine form of VLADIMIR.
VLADIMIRAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of VLADIMIR.
VLADIMIRS m Latvian
Latvian form of VLADIMIR.
VLADISLAV m Russian, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements vladeti "rule" and slava "glory".
VLADISLAVA f Russian, Czech
Feminine form of VLADISLAV.
VLADLEN m Russian
Contraction of Vladimir Lenin, the name of the founder of the former Soviet state.
VLADO m Croatian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Short form of VLADIMIR and other Slavic names beginning with the element vladeti meaning "rule".
VLAHO m Croatian
Croatian form of Blasius (see BLAISE).
VLAS m Russian
Russian form of BLAISE.
VLASI m Russian (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Russian Власий (see VLASIY).
VLASIS m Greek
Greek form of BLAISE.
VLASIY m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of BLAISE.
VLASSIS m Greek
Greek form of BLAISE.
VLASTA f Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian
Short form of names beginning with the Slavic element vlasti "rule, sovereignty" (the descendant word vlast means "homeland" in modern Czech).
VLASTIMIL m Czech
Derived from the Slavic elements vlasti "rule, sovereignty" and milu "gracious, dear". In modern Czech vlast means "homeland" (a descendant word of vlasti).
VLASTIMILA f Czech
Feminine form of VLASTIMIL.
VLASTIMÍR m Czech
Czech form of VLASTIMIR.
VLASTIMIR m Serbian, Macedonian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements vlasti meaning "rule, sovereignty" and miru meaning "peace, world".
VLASTISLAV m Czech, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements vlasti "rule, sovereignty" and slava "glory". In modern Czech vlast means "homeland" (a descendant word of vlasti).
VLATKA f Croatian
Diminutive of VLADIMIRA.
VOHU MANAH m Persian Mythology
Ancient Avestan form of BAHMAN.
VOIRREY f Manx
Vocative form of MOIRREY.
VOITSEKH m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of WOJCIECH.
VOITTO m Finnish
Means "victory" in Finnish.
VOJTA m Czech
Diminutive of VOJTĚCH.
VOJTĚCH m Czech
Czech form of WOJCIECH.
VOJTECH m Slovak
Slovak form of WOJCIECH.
VOLDEMARAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian variant of WALDEMAR.
VOLDEMĀRS m Latvian
Latvian cognate of WALDEMAR.
VOLHA f Belarusian
Belarusian form of OLGA.
VOLKAN m Turkish
Means "volcano" in Turkish.
VOLKER m German
Derived from the Germanic element fulc "people" combined with hari "army".
VOLODIMERU m Medieval Slavic
Old East Slavic form of VLADIMIR.
VOLODISLAVU m Medieval Slavic
Old East Slavic form of VLADISLAV.
VOLODYA m Russian
Diminutive of VLADIMIR.
VOLODYMYR m Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of VLADIMIR.
VOLOS m Slavic Mythology
Derived from Slavic volu meaning "ox". Volos was the Slavic god of cattle, also associated with the earth, wealth, the underworld, and poetry.
VÖLUND m Norse Mythology
Scandinavian form of WIELAND.
VÖLUNDR m Norse Mythology
Old Norse form of WIELAND.
VOLYA m Russian (Rare)
Means "will, freedom" in Russian.
VONDA f English
Variant of WANDA, reflecting the Polish pronunciation.
VORTIGERN m History
English form of GWRTHEYRN.
VOSGI f & m Armenian
Alternate transcription of Armenian Ոսկի (see VOSKI).
VOSKI f & m Armenian
Means "gold" in Armenian.
VOULA f Greek
Diminutive of PARASKEVI.
VOVA m Russian
Diminutive of VLADIMIR.
VRAGI m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse byname possibly meaning "mooring post".
VRATISLAV m Czech, Slovak, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements vratiti "to return" and slava "glory". This was the name of two dukes of Bohemia. The city of Wrocław in Poland is named after the first.
VRENI f German (Rare)
Diminutive of VERENA.
VSEVOLOD m Russian, Ukrainian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements visi "all" and vladeti "rule". This was the name of an 11th-century grand prince of Kiev.
VUGAR m Azerbaijani
Alternate transcription of Azerbaijani VÜQAR.
VUK m Serbian
Means "wolf" in Serbian.
VUKAŠIN m Serbian
Derived from Serbian vuk "wolf". This was the name of a 14th-century Serbian ruler.
VULCAN m Roman Mythology (Anglicized)
From the Latin Vulcanus, possibly related to fulgere "to flash", but more likely of pre-Latin origin. In Roman mythology Vulcan was the god of fire. He was later equated with the Greek god Hephaestus.
VULFERAM m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of WOLFRAM.
VULFGANG m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of WOLFGANG.
VUOKKO f Finnish
Means "anemone flower" in Finnish.
VÜQAR m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of WAQAR.
VURAL m Turkish
Possibly from Turkish vur meaning "strike, hit".
VÜSAL m Azerbaijani
Means "meeting, joining" in Azerbaijani.
VÜSALA f Azerbaijani
Alternate transcription of Azerbaijani VÜSALƏ.
VÜSALƏ f Azerbaijani
Feminine form of VÜSAL.
VYACHESLAV m Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of VÁCLAV.
VYARA f Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of VERA (1).
VYGANTAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of WIGAND.
VYTAUTAS m Lithuanian
From the Baltic element vyti- "chase, drive away" or vyd- "see" combined with tauta "people, nation". This was the name of a 15th-century Grand Duke of Lithuania, revered as a national hero in that country.
VYTAUTĖ f Lithuanian
Feminine form of VYTAUTAS.