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This is a list of names in which the meaning contains the keywords big or large or giant or tall.
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AGUNGmIndonesian
Means "great, large" in Indonesian.
ANZOmAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element ant meaning "giant".
BRÁDACHmIrish
Possibly derived from a Gaelic word meaning "large-chested".
CELSUSmAncient Roman
Roman family name which meant "tall" in Latin. This was the name of a 2nd-century philosopher who wrote against Christianity. It was also borne by an early saint martyred with Nazarius in Milan.
DAm & fChinese
From Chinese () meaning "achieve, arrive at, intelligent" (which is usually only masculine), () meaning "big, great, vast, high", or other characters with a similar pronunciation.
DAE-JUNGmKorean
From Sino-Korean (dae) meaning "big, great, vast, large, high" combined with (jung) meaning "middle". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well. A notable bearer was South Korean president Kim Dae-jung (1924-2009).
DAICHImJapanese
From Japanese (dai) meaning "big, great" combined with (chi) meaning "earth, land" or (chi) meaning "wisdom, intellect". Other kanji combinations are possible.
DAIKImJapanese
From Japanese (dai) meaning "big, great" combined with (ki) meaning "brightness", (ki) meaning "tree" or (ki) meaning "valuable". Other combinations of kanji can also form this name.
DAISUKEmJapanese
From Japanese (dai) meaning "big, great" and (suke) meaning "help". Other kanji combinations are possible.
ERESHKIGALfSumerian Mythology
Means "lady of the great earth", from Sumerian 𒊩𒌆 (ereš) meaning "lady, queen" combined with 𒆠 (ki) meaning "earth" and 𒃲 (gal) meaning "great, big". In Sumerian mythology she was the goddess of death and the underworld.
GRANTmEnglish, Scottish
From an English and Scottish surname which was derived from Norman French grand meaning "great, large". A famous bearer of the surname was Ulysses Grant (1822-1885), the commander of the Union forces during the American Civil War who later served as president. In America the name has often been given in his honour.
GWYNFORmWelsh
Derived from the Welsh element gwyn meaning "white, fair, blessed" combined with mawr meaning "great, large".
HERENUIfTahitian
From Tahitian here "loved, dear" and nui "big".
HIROKImJapanese
From Japanese (hiro) meaning "big, great" and (ki) meaning "brightness" or (ki) meaning "tree". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
HIROTOmJapanese
From Japanese (hiro) meaning "big, great" or (hiro) meaning "command, esteem" combined with (to) meaning "soar, glide" or (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation. Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
JUf & mChinese
From Chinese () meaning "chrysanthemum" (which is usually only feminine) or () meaning "big, enormous" (usually only masculine), besides other characters which are pronounced similarly.
KENTAmJapanese
From Japanese (ken) meaning "healthy, strong" and (ta) meaning "thick, big", as well as other kanji combinations having the same pronunciation.
KOPPÁNYmHungarian
Possibly of Turkic origin meaning "great, tall".
KOUTAmJapanese
From Japanese (kou) meaning "peace" and (ta) meaning "thick, big". Other kanji combinations are possible.
LEVENTmTurkish
From the Ottoman Turkish term levend, referring to a member of the navy, which is possibly ultimately derived from Italian levante "person from the eastern Mediterranean". The Turkish word has now come to mean "tall, handsome, roguish".
MITCHELLmEnglish
From a surname, itself derived from the given name MICHAEL or in some cases from Middle English michel meaning "big, large".
MORVENfScottish
From a Scottish place name meaning "big gap". This was the name of Fingal's kingdom in James Macpherson's poems.
NINGALfSumerian Mythology
Means "great lady", from Sumerian 𒊩𒌆 (nin) meaning "lady" and 𒃲 (gal) meaning "big, great". This was the name of a goddess of reeds in Sumerian mythology. She was the daughter of Enki and the wife of Nanna.
ONANGWATGOmNative American, Oneida
Means "big medicine" in Oneida. This was the name of a chief of the Oneida people, also named Cornelius Hill (1834-1907).
RYOUTAmJapanese
From Japanese (ryou) meaning "cool, refreshing", (ryou) meaning "clear" or (ryou) meaning "good" combined with (ta) meaning "thick, big". This name can also be formed of other kanji combinations.
SHOUTAmJapanese
From Japanese (shou) meaning "soar, glide" and (ta) meaning "thick, big". Other combinations of kanji are also possible.
SOUTAmJapanese
From Japanese (sou) meaning "sudden, sound of the wind" and (ta) meaning "thick, big". This name can also be formed of other kanji combinations.
TAICHImJapanese
From Japanese (ta) meaning "thick, big" and (ichi) meaning "one", in addition to other combinations of kanji which are pronounced the same way.
TAIKImJapanese
From Japanese (tai) meaning "big, great" and (ki) meaning "brightness" or (ki) meaning "tree". Other kanji combinations are possible.
TAKAHIROmJapanese
From Japanese (taka) meaning "valuable" or (taka) meaning "filial piety" combined with (hiro) meaning "big, great" or (hiro) meaning "prosperous". Other kanji combinations are possible.
TAMIRmHebrew
Means "tall" in Hebrew.
TAOmChinese
From Chinese (tāo) meaning "large waves", as well as other characters with a similar pronunciation.
TAROUmJapanese
From Japanese (ta) meaning "thick, big" and (rou) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are possible.
TAYLANmTurkish
Means "tall" in Turkish.
TREVORmWelsh, English
From a surname which was originally from a place name meaning "big village" from Welsh tref "village" and mawr "large".
VIBOLmKhmer
Means "abundant, large, vast" in Khmer.
VIPULmIndian, Marathi, Gujarati, Hindi
Means "large, extensive, plenty" in Sanskrit.
WAIRIMUfEastern African, Kikuyu
From Kikuyu irimu meaning "ogre, giant". In the Kikuyu origin legend Wairimu is of one of the nine daughters of Mumbi.
YOUTAmJapanese
From Japanese (you) meaning "light, sun, male" and (ta) meaning "thick, big". Other character combinations are possible.
YUUDAImJapanese
From Japanese (yuu) meaning "hero, manly" and (dai) meaning "big, great, vast", besides other combinations of kanji.
YUUTAmJapanese
From Japanese (yuu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness", (yuu) meaning "distant, leisurely" or (yuu) meaning "brave" combined with (ta) meaning "thick, big". Other combinations of kanji are possible.