Names with "peace" in Meaning

This is a list of names in which the meaning contains the keyword peace.
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ABSALOM   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name אַבְשָׁלוֹם ('Avshalom) which meant "my father is peace". In the Old Testament he is a son of King David. He avenged his sister Tamar by arranging the murder of her rapist, their half-brother Amnon. He later led a revolt against his father. While fleeing on the back of a mule he got his head caught in a tree and was killed by Joab.
ÆÐELFRIÐ   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and friþ "peace". The name was rarely used after the Norman conquest.
AKPOFURE   m & f   Western African, Urhobo
Means "life is peaceful" in Urhobo.
AMANDEEP   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
From Punjabi ਅਮਨ (aman) meaning "peace" (ultimately from Arabic) and Sanskrit दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".
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.
AN (1)   m & f   Chinese, Vietnamese
From Chinese (ān) meaning "peace, quiet" or other characters with a similar pronunciation. As a Vietnamese name, it is derived from Sino-Vietnamese meaning "safe, secure".
ARNFRIED   m   German (Rare)
From a Germanic name derived from the elements arn "eagle" and frid "peace".
AŞTÎ   f & m   Kurdish
Means "peace, tranquility" in Kurdish.
BÅRD   m   Norwegian
Norwegian form of the Old Norse name Bárðr, which was derived from the elements baðu "battle" and friðr "peace".
BARIŞ   m   Turkish
Means "peace" in Turkish.
BÌNH   m & f   Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (bình) meaning "level, even, peaceful".
BOHUMÍR   m   Czech, Slovak
Derived from the Slavic element bogu "god" combined with meru "great, famous" or miru "peace, world".
BRANIMIR   m   Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Slovene
Derived from the Slavic element borna "protection" combined with miru meaning "peace, world".
CASIMIR   m   English, French
English form of the Polish name Kazimierz, derived from the Slavic element kaziti "to destroy" combined with miru "peace, world". Four kings of Poland have borne this name, including Casimir III the Great, who greatly strengthened the Polish state in the 14th century. It was also borne Saint Casimir, a 15th-century Polish prince and a patron saint of Poland and Lithuania. The name was imported into Western Europe via Germany, where it was borne by some royalty.
ČEDOMIR   m   Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the Slavic elements chedo meaning "child" and miru meaning "peace, world".
ČRTOMIR   m   Slovene
Derived from the Slavic elements črt "hatred" and miru "peace, world". This is the name of the hero in the Slovene national epic 'Baptism on the Savica' (1835) by France Prešeren.
CYNEFRIÐ   m   Anglo-Saxon
Means "royal peace" from Old English cyne "royal" and friþ "peace".
DAMIR   m   Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Possibly derived from the Slavic elements dan "given" and miru "peace, world". Otherwise, it might be of Turkic origin.
DIETFRIED   m   German (Rare)
Means "peace of the people" from the Germanic elements theud "people" and frid "peace".
DRAGOMIR   m   Serbian, Croatian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious" combined with miru meaning "peace, world".
EMEM   m & f   Western African, Ibibio
Means "peace" in Ibibio.
ENKHJARGAL   f   Mongolian
Means "peace blessing" in Mongolian.
ENKHTUYA   f   Mongolian
Means "ray of peace" in Mongolian.
FEDDE   m   Frisian
Short form of Frisian names beginning with the Germanic element frid "peace".
FEMKE   f   Dutch, Frisian
Diminutive of Germanic names beginning with the element frid "peace". It also coincides with a Frisian word meaning "little girl".
FEMME   m   Dutch, Frisian
Diminutive of Germanic names beginning with the element frid "peace".
FEN (2)   m   Frisian
Diminutive of Germanic names beginning with the element frid "peace".
FREDENAND   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and nand "daring, brave".
FREDERICK   m   English
English form of a Germanic name meaning "peaceful ruler", derived from frid "peace" and ric "ruler, power". This name has long been common in continental Germanic-speaking regions, being borne by rulers of the Holy Roman Empire, Germany, Austria, Scandinavia, and Prussia. Notables among these rulers include the 12th-century Holy Roman Emperor and crusader Frederick I Barbarossa, the 13th-century emperor and patron of the arts Frederick II, and the 18th-century Frederick II of Prussia, known as Frederick the Great.... [more]
FRIDA   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Ancient Germanic
Germanic name, originally a short form of other feminine names containing the Germanic element frid meaning "peace". This is also the Scandinavian equivalent, from the Old Norse cognate Fríða. A famous bearer was Mexican painter Frida Kahlo (1907-1954).
FRIDENOT   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and not "need".
FRIDESWIDE   f   History
Modern form of the Old English name Friðuswiþ, formed of the elements friþ "peace" and swiþ "strong". Saint Frideswide was an 8th-century English princess who became a nun. She is credited with establishing Christ Church in Oxford.
FRIDUMAR   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and meri "famous".
FRIEDE   f   German
Short form of names containing the element fried, derived from the Germanic element frid meaning "peace".
FRIEDEMANN   m   German
Means "man of peace" from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and man "man".
FRIEDHELM   m   German
Derived from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and helm "helmet, protection".
FRIEDHOLD   m   German (Rare)
Means "peaceful ruler", derived from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and wald "rule".
FRITJOF   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Friðþjófr meaning "thief of peace", derived from the elements friðr "peace" and þjófr "thief".
GAUFRID   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements gawia "territory" and frid "peace".
GEOFFREY   m   English, French
From a Norman French form of a Germanic name. The second element is Germanic frid "peace", but the first element may be either gawia "territory", walha "foreign" or gisil "hostage". It is possible that two or more names merged into a single form. In the later Middle Ages Geoffrey was further confused with the distinct name Godfrey.... [more]
GERFRIED   m   German (Rare)
Derived from the Germanic elements ger "spear" and frid "peace".
GISILFRID   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements gisil "hostage" and frid "peace".
GODFREY   m   English
From the Germanic name Godafrid, which meant "peace of god" from the Germanic elements god "god" and frid "peace". The Normans brought this name to England, where it became common during the Middle Ages. A notable bearer was Godfrey of Bouillon, an 11th-century leader of the First Crusade and the first ruler of the Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem.
GRID   f   Norse Mythology
Means "peace" in Old Norse. In Norse myth she was a frost giantess, the mother of Víðarr by Odin. She also aided Thor in his fight against the giant Geirrod.
GWENFREWI   f   Welsh
Derived from the Welsh elements gwen "white, fair, blessed" and frewi "reconciliation, peace". This was the name of a 7th-century Welsh saint and martyr.
HE   f & m   Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "river, stream", () meaning "harmony, peace", or () meaning "lotus, water lily" (which is usually only feminine). Other characters can form this name as well. A famous bearer was the 15th-century explorer Zheng He.
HEDDWYN   m   Welsh
Derived from the Welsh elements hedd "peace" and gwyn "white, fair, blessed".
HELMFRIED   m   German (Rare)
Derived from the Germanic elements helm "helmet" and frid "peace".
HUMPHREY   m   English
Means "peaceful warrior" from the Germanic elements hun "warrior, bear cub" and frid "peace". The Normans introduced this name to England, where it replaced the Old English cognate Hunfrith, and it was regularly used through the Middle Ages. A famous bearer was the American actor Humphrey Bogart (1899-1957), who starred in 'The Maltese Falcon' and 'Casablanca'.
IMHOTEP   m   Ancient Egyptian
Means "he comes in peace" in Egyptian. This was the name of the architect, priest, physician and chief minister to the pharaoh Djoser. Imhotep apparently designed the step pyramid at Saqqara, near Memphis.
IRENAEUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Ειρηναιος (Eirenaios) which meant "peaceful". Saint Irenaeus was an early bishop of Lyons for whom the Greek island of Santorini is named.
IRENE   f   English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, German, Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Ειρηνη (Eirene), derived from a word meaning "peace". This was the name of the Greek goddess who personified peace, one of the ‘Ωραι (Horai). It was also borne by several early Christian saints. The name was common in the Byzantine Empire, notably being borne by an 8th-century empress, who was the first woman to lead the empire. She originally served as regent for her son, but later had him killed and ruled alone.... [more]
JAROMÍR   m   Czech
Derived from the Slavic elements yaru "fierce, energetic" and miru "peace, world".
KAGISO   m & f   Southern African, Tswana
Means "peace" in Tswana.
KAZUE   f   Japanese
From Japanese (kazu) meaning "harmony, peace" or (kazu) meaning "one" combined with (e) meaning "branch" or (e) meaning "favour, benefit". Other combinations of kanji characters can potentially form this name.
KAZUKI   m   Japanese
From Japanese (kazu) meaning "one" or (kazu) meaning "harmony, peace" combined with (ki) meaning "brightness", (ki) meaning "hope" or (ki) meaning "tree", as well as other combinations of kanji characters.
KAZUKO   f   Japanese
From Japanese (kazu) meaning "one" or (kazu) meaning "harmony, peace" combined with (ko) meaning "child". This name can also be formed from other kanji combinations.
KAZUO   m   Japanese
From Japanese (kazu) meaning "one" or (kazu) meaning "harmony, peace" combined with (o) meaning "male, man" or (o) meaning "husband, man". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
KOUTA   m   Japanese
From Japanese (kou) meaning "peace" and (ta) meaning "thick, big". Other kanji combinations are possible.
KRASIMIR   m   Bulgarian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements krasa "beauty, adornment" and miru "peace, world".
KREŠIMIR   m   Croatian
From the Slavic elements kresu "spark, light, rouse" and miru "peace, world". This was the name of four kings of Croatia.
LUBOMÍR   m   Czech
Derived from the Slavic elements lyuby "love" and miru "peace, world".
MANFRED   m   German, Dutch, Polish
Derived from the Germanic elements magan "strength" and frid "peace". This is the name of the main character in Byron's drama 'Manfred' (1817). This name was also borne by Manfred von Richthofen (1892-1918), the German pilot in World War I who was known as the Red Baron.
MIERVALDIS   m   Latvian
Latvian name derived from the Baltic elements mier "peace" and vald "rule".
MIRA (2)   f   Bulgarian, Macedonian, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Polish
Short form of names containing the Slavic element miru meaning "peace" or "world".
MIRAN   m   Slovene
Derived from the Slavic element miru meaning "peace" or "world".
MIRCHE   m   Macedonian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element miru meaning "peace, world".
MIREK   m   Czech, Slovak, Polish
Diminutive of MIROSLAV and other names beginning with the Slavic element miru meaning "peace" or "world".
MIREMBE   f   Eastern African, Ganda
Means "peace" in Luganda.
MIRICA   f   Croatian
Diminutive of MIRELA or names containing the Slavic element miru meaning "peace, world".
MIRKO   m   Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian, Italian
Originally a diminutive of MIROSLAV and other names containing the element miru "peace, world".
MIRNA   f   Croatian, Serbian
Means "peaceful" in Serbian and Croatian.
MIROSLAV   m   Czech, Slovak, Russian, Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements miru "peace, world" and slava "glory". This was the name of a 10th-century king of Croatia who was deposed by one of his nobles after ruling for four years.
MIRUNA   f   Romanian
Possibly derived from the Slavic word mir meaning "peace".
MTENDERE   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "peace" in Chewa.
NING   f & m   Chinese
From Chinese (níng) meaning "peaceful, calm, serene", as well as other characters pronounced in a similar way.
PACE   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname which was derived from the Middle English word pace meaning "peace".
PACÍFICA   f   Spanish
Spanish feminine form of the Late Latin name Pacificus meaning "peacemaker".
PAU   m   Catalan, Occitan
Catalan and Occitan form of PAUL. It also coincides with the Catalan word for "peace".
PAX   f   Roman Mythology
Means "peace" in Latin. In Roman mythology this was the name of the goddess of peace.
PAZ (1)   f   Spanish
Means "peace" in Spanish. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora de la Paz, meaning "Our Lady of Peace".
PEACE   f   English (Rare)
From the English word peace, ultimately derived from Latin pax.
PING   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (píng) meaning "level, even, peaceful". Other characters can also form this name.
RADOMIR   m   Serbian, Bulgarian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element rad "happy, willing" combined with meru "great, famous" or miru "peace, world".
RATIMIR   m   Croatian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements rati meaning "war, battle" and miru meaning "peace, world".
RAUHA   f   Finnish
Means "peace" in Finnish.
SAKINA   f   Arabic
Means "calmness, peace" in Arabic.
SALAMBEK   m   Chechen
Derived from Arabic سَلآم (salaam) "peace" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
SALOME   f   English, German, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From an Aramaic name which was related to the Hebrew word שָׁלוֹם (shalom) meaning "peace". According to the historian Josephus this was the name of the daughter of Herodias (the consort of Herod Antipas, the tetrarch of Galilee). In the New Testament, though a specific name is not given, it was a daughter of Herodias who danced for Herod and was rewarded with the head of John the Baptist, and thus Salome and the dancer have traditionally been equated.... [more]
SHALOM   m   Hebrew
Means "peace" in Hebrew.
SHANTI   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali
Means "quiet, peace, tranquility" in Sanskrit.
SHLOMIT   f   Hebrew
Means "peaceful" in Hebrew.
SHOUHEI   m   Japanese
From Japanese (shou) meaning "soar, glide" and (hei) meaning "level, even, peaceful", in addition to other combinations of kanji which are pronounced the same way.
SHULAMMITE   f   Hebrew, Biblical
Derived from Hebrew שָׁלוֹם (shalom) "peace". This name occurs in the Song of Songs in the Old Testament.
SIEGFRIED   m   German, Germanic Mythology
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and frid "peace". Siegfried was a hero from Germanic legend, chief character in the 'Nibelungenlied'. He secretly helped the Burgundian king Günther overcome the challenges set out by the Icelandic queen Brünhild so that Günther might win her hand. In exchange, Günther consented to the marriage of Siegfried and his sister Kriemhild. Years later, after a dispute between Brünhild and Kriemhild, Siegfried was murdered by Hagen with Günther's consent. He was stabbed in his one vulnerable spot on the small of his back, which had been covered by a leaf while he bathed in dragon's blood. His adventures were largely based on those of the Norse hero Sigurd. The story was later adapted by Richard Wagner to form part of his opera 'The Ring of the Nibelung' (1876).
SÍTHEACH   m   Irish (Rare)
Means "peaceful" or "mysterious, fairy-like" in Irish Gaelic.
SÍTHMAITH   f   Irish
Means "good peace" from Irish síth "peace" and maith "good".
SŁAWOMIR   m   Polish
Derived from the Slavic element slava meaning "glory" combined with meru meaning "great, famous" or miru meaning "peace, world".
SOLOMON   m   Biblical, English, Jewish
From the Hebrew name שְׁלֹמֹה (Shelomoh) which was derived from Hebrew שָׁלוֹם (shalom) "peace". As told in the Old Testament, Solomon was a king of Israel, the son of David and Bathsheba. He was renowned for his wisdom and wealth. Towards the end of his reign he angered God by turning to idolatry. Supposedly, he was the author of the Book of Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and the Song of Solomon.... [more]
STANIMIR   m   Bulgarian, Serbian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements stani "stand, become" and miru "peace, world".
ŚWIĘTOMIERZ   m   Polish (Archaic)
Derived from the Slavic elements svetu "blessed, holy" and miru "peace, world".
TAUNO   m   Finnish
Means "peaceful, modest" in Karelian Finnish.
ÞÓRFREÐR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements Þórr (see THOR) and friðr "peace".
TIHOMIR   m   Croatian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Macedonian
Derived from the Slavic elements tikhu "quiet" and miru "peace, world".
UDO (2)   f & m   Western African, Igbo
Means "peace" in Igbo.
UFUOMA   m & f   Western African, Urhobo
Means "peace of mind" in Urhobo.
VADIMIR   m   Russian (Rare)
Possibly from the Slavic elements vaditi "accuse" and miru "peace, world".
VELIMIR   m   Croatian, Serbian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements veli "great" and miru "peace, world".
VITOMIR   m   Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements vit "master, lord" and miru "peace, world".
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).
VLASTIMIR   m   Serbian, Macedonian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements vlasti meaning "rule, sovereignty" and miru meaning "peace, world".
WALAHFRID   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements walha "stranger" and frid "peace".
WILFRED   m   English
Means "desiring peace" from Old English wil "will, desire" and friþ "peace". Saint Wilfrid was a 7th-century Anglo-Saxon bishop. The name was rarely used after the Norman conquest, but it was revived in the 19th century.
WINFRED   m   English
Means "friend of peace" from the Old English elements wine "friend" and friþ "peace". This was the birth name of the 8th-century missionary Saint Boniface. It became rare after the Norman conquest, though it was revived in the 19th century.
XOLANI   m   Southern African, Zulu
Means "peace" in Zulu.
YASU   f & m   Japanese
From Japanese (yasu) meaning "peace, quiet", (yasu) meaning "peaceful" or (yasu) meaning "flat, smooth, level", as well as other kanji which are pronounced the same way.
YÊN   f   Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (yên) meaning "calm, peaceful".
ŽELIMIR   m   Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the Slavic elements zheleti "to wish, to desire" and miru "peace, world".
ZVONIMIR   m   Croatian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements zvonu "sound, chime" and miru "peace, world".
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