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This is a list of names in which the meaning contains the keywords lucky or auspicious or fortun.
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AUDHILD   f   Norwegian
Derived from the Old Norse elements auðr "wealth, fortune" and hildr "battle".
AYMAN   m   Arabic
Means "right-handed, blessed, lucky" in Arabic.
BEHROOZ   m   Persian
Means "fortunate" (literally "good day") in Persian.
BONAVENTURA   m   Italian
Means "good fortune" in Italian. Saint Bonaventura was a 13th-century Franciscan monk who is considered a Doctor of the Church.
CHANCE   m   English
Originally a diminutive of CHAUNCEY. It is now usually given in reference to the English word chance meaning "luck, fortune" (ultimately derived from Latin cadens "falling").
EADBERHT   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and beorht "bright". This was the name of an 8th-century king of Northumbria and three kings of Kent.
EADBURG   f   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and burg "fortress".
EADWIG   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and wig "war". This was the name of a Saxon king of England in the 10th century. The name fell out of use after the Norman conquest.
EADWULF   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and wulf "wolf". This name fell out of use after the Norman conquest.
EDGAR   m   English, French
Derived from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and gar "spear". This was the name of a 10th-century English king, Edgar the Peaceful. The name did not survive long after the Norman conquest, but it was revived in the 18th century, in part due to a character by this name in Sir Walter Scott's novel 'The Bride of Lammermoor' (1819), which tells of the tragic love between Edgar Ravenswood and Lucy Ashton. Famous bearers include author and poet Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), French impressionist painter Edgar Degas (1834-1917), and author Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950).
EDITH   f   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch
From the Old English name Eadgyð, derived from the elements ead "wealth, fortune" and gyð "war". It was popular among Anglo-Saxon royalty, being borne for example by Saint Eadgyeth;, the daughter of King Edgar the Peaceful. The name remained common after the Norman conquest. It became rare after the 15th century, but was revived in the 19th century.
EDMUND   m   English, German, Polish
From the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and mund "protection". This was the name of two Anglo-Saxon kings of England. It was also borne by two saints, including a 9th-century king of East Anglia who, according to tradition, was shot to death with arrows after refusing to divide his Christian kingdom with an invading pagan Danish leader. This Old English name remained in use after the Norman conquest (even being used by king Henry III for one of his sons), though it became less common after the 15th century.... [more]
EDRIC   m   English (Rare)
From the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and ric "rule". After the Norman conquest this Old English name was not commonly used. It has occasionally been revived in modern times.
EDWARD   m   English, Polish
Means "rich guard", derived from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and weard "guard". This was the name of several Anglo-Saxon kings, the last being Saint Edward the Confessor shortly before the Norman conquest in the 11th century. He was known as a just ruler, and because of his popularity his name remained in use after the conquest when most other Old English names were replaced by Norman ones. The 13th-century Plantagenet king Henry III named his son and successor after the saint, and seven subsequent kings of England were also named Edward.... [more]
EDWIN   m   English, Dutch
Means "rich friend" from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and wine "friend". This was the name of a 7th-century Northumbrian king, regarded as a saint. After the Norman conquest the name was not popular, but it was eventually revived in the 19th century. A notable bearer was the astronaut Edwin Aldrin (1930-), also known as Buzz, the second man to walk on the moon.
EUTYCHUS   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin
Latinized form of the Greek name Ευτυχος (Eutychos), which was derived from Greek ευτυχης (eutyches) "fortunate". The word was formed of the elements ευ (eu) "good" and τυχη (tyche) "chance, luck, fortune". In the New Testament this is the name of a young man who went to sleep while Paul was preaching and fell from the third story of the building. He was believed to be dead, but later turned out to be alive.
EYDÍS   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements ey "good fortune" or "island" and dís "goddess".
EYSTEINN   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements ey "island" or "good fortune" and steinn "stone".
FATMIR   m   Albanian
Derived from Albanian fatmirë meaning "lucky".
FAUSTUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen meaning "auspicious, lucky" in Latin. It was also occasionally used as a praenomen, or given name. This was the name of several early Christian saints.
FELICITAS   f   German, Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Latin name which meant "good luck, fortune". In Roman mythology the goddess Felicitas was the personification of good luck. It was borne by a 3rd-century saint, a slave martyred with her master Perpetua in Carthage.
FELIX   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English, Romanian, Ancient Roman, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From a Roman cognomen meaning "lucky, successful" in Latin. It was acquired as an agnomen, or nickname, by the 1st-century BC Roman general Sulla. It also appears in the New Testament belonging to the governor of Judea who imprisoned Saint Paul.... [more]
FORTUNATO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of the Late Latin name Fortunatus meaning "fortunate, blessed, happy". This was the name of several early saints and martyrs.
FORTUNE   f   English (Rare)
Simply from the English word fortune, ultimately from Latin fortuna, a derivative of fors "luck".
GAD   m   Biblical
Means "fortune, luck" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament, Gad is the first son of Jacob by Leah's slave-girl Zilpah, and the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of the Israelites. His name is explained in Genesis 30:11. Another Gad in the Old Testament is a prophet of King David.
IQBAL   m   Arabic
Means "fortunate" in Arabic. Allama Muhammad Iqbal (1877-1938) was a poet, philosopher, and scholar from Pakistan.
JIA   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (jiā) meaning "good, auspicious, beautiful", (jiā) meaning "home, family", or other characters which are pronounced similarly.
JUN-SEO   m   Korean
From Sino-Korean (jun) meaning "talented, handsome" combined with (seo) meaning "open up, unfold, comfortable, easy" or (seo) meaning "felicitous omen, auspicious". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
KAHINA   f   Northern African, Berber
Derived from Arabic الكاهِنة (al-Kahinah) meaning "the diviner, the fortuneteller". This was a title applied to the 7th-century Berber queen Dihya, who resisted the Arab expansion into North Africa.
KALYAN   m   Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu
Means "beautiful, lovely, auspicious" in Sanskrit.
KALYANI   f   Hinduism, Indian, Telugu, Marathi, Hindi
Means "beautiful, lovely, auspicious" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this is the name of one of the Krittikas, or Pleiades. It is also another name of the Hindu goddess Parvati.
LAKSHMANA   m   Hinduism
Means "having lucky marks" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Ramayana' he is the trusted companion of the hero Rama, accompanying him into exile.
LUCKY   m & f   English, Indian, Hindi
From a nickname given to a lucky person. It is also sometimes used as a diminutive of LUKE.
LYKKE   f   Danish
Means "good fortune, happiness" in Danish.
MADOC   m   Welsh
Possibly derived from Welsh mad "fortunate" combined with a diminutive suffix.
MAS'UD   m   Arabic, Persian
Means "lucky" in Arabic.
MIZUKI   f   Japanese
From Japanese (mizu) meaning "felicitous omen, auspicious" and (ki) meaning "hope", besides other kanji combinations.
MONIFA   f   Western African, Yoruba
Means "I am lucky" in Yoruba.
MUS'AD   m   Arabic
Means "lucky" in Arabic.
ODILIA   f   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element odal meaning "fatherland" or aud meaning "wealth, fortune". Saint Odilia (or Odila) was an 8th-century nun who is considered the patron saint of Alsace. She was apparently born blind but gained sight when she was baptized.
OTMAR   m   German, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Audamar, which was derived from the elements aud "wealth, fortune" and meri "famous". This was the name of an 8th-century Swiss saint, an abbot of Saint Gall.
OTTO   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, Ancient Germanic
Later German form of Audo or Odo, originally a short form of various names beginning with the Germanic element aud meaning "wealth, fortune". This was the name of four kings of Germany, starting in the 10th century with Otto I, the first Holy Roman Emperor, who was known as Otto the Great. This name was also borne by a 19th-century king of Greece who was originally from Bavaria. Another notable bearer was the German chancellor Otto von Bismarck (1815-1898).
ØYVIND   m   Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Eyvindr, which was derived from ey meaning "island" or "good fortune" and vindr possibly meaning "victor".
PARVIZ   m   Persian
Means "fortunate, happy" in Persian. This name was borne by a son of the Mughal emperor Jahangir.
PHÚC   m & f   Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (phúc) meaning "happiness, good fortune, blessing".
PROSPER   m   French, English
From the Latin name Prosperus, which meant "fortunate, successful". This was the name of a 5th-century saint, a supporter of Saint Augustine. It has never been common as an English name, though the Puritans used it, partly because it is identical to the English word prosper.
SA'D   m   Arabic
Means "fortune, good luck" in Arabic. This was the name of a successful military commander for the Muslims during the early years of Islam.
SA'DI   m   Arabic
Means "fortunate, lucky" in Arabic.
SA'ID   m   Arabic
Means "happy, lucky" in Arabic. This was the name of a companion of the Prophet Muhammad.
SAMNANG   m & f   Khmer
Means "lucky" in Khmer.
SEO-HYEON   f   Korean
From Sino-Korean (seo) meaning "felicitous omen, auspicious" combined with (hyeon) meaning "virtuous, worthy, able". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.
SEO-JUN   m   Korean
From Sino-Korean (seo) meaning "felicitous omen, auspicious" or (seo) meaning "open up, unfold, comfortable, easy" combined with (jun) meaning "talented, handsome". This name can also be formed from other character combinations.
SEO-YEON   f   Korean
From Sino-Korean (seo) meaning "felicitous omen, auspicious" and (yeon) meaning "beautiful, graceful", besides other hanja character combinations.
SEO-YUN   f   Korean
From Sino-Korean (seo) meaning "felicitous omen, auspicious" and (yun) meaning "soft, sleek", as well as other hanja character combinations.
SHANKARA   m   Hinduism
Derived from the Sanskrit elements शम् (sham) meaning "auspicious, lucky" and कर (kara) meaning "maker". This is another name of the Hindu god Shiva. This was also the name of a 9th-century Indian religious philosopher also known as Shankaracharya.
SHIVA (1)   m   Hinduism, Indian, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit शिव (shiva) meaning "benign, kind, auspicious". Shiva is the Hindu god of destruction and restoration, the husband of the mother goddess Parvati. His aspect is usually terrifying, but it can also be gentle.
SONAM   f & m   Tibetan, Bhutanese, Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "virtuous, good karma, fortunate" in Tibetan.
SZCZĘSNY   m   Polish
Means "lucky, successful, happy" in Polish, a vernacular form of Felix.
TAALAY   m   Kyrgyz
Means "lucky, happy" in Kyrgyz.
TASHI   m & f   Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "good fortune" in Tibetan.
TAWFIQ   m   Arabic
Means "good fortune", derived from Arabic وفق (wafiqa) "to be successful".
TYCHE   f   Greek Mythology
Means "fortune, chance" in Greek. This was the name of the Greek goddess of fortune, luck and fate.
VEASNA   m & f   Khmer
Means "opportunity, good fortune, fate" in Khmer.
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