Classical Latin Origin Names

This is a list of names in which the origin is Classical Latin. Latin was the language spoken in ancient Rome and many parts of the Roman Empire.
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ROSETTA   f   Italian
Italian diminutive of ROSA (1).
ROSETTE   f   French
French diminutive of ROSE.
ROSHEEN   f   Irish
Anglicized form of RÓISÍN.
ROSIE   f   English
Diminutive of ROSE.
ROSINA   f   Italian
Italian diminutive of ROSA (1). This is the name of a character in Rossini's opera 'The Barber of Seville' (1816).
ROSINE   f   French
French diminutive of ROSE.
ROSINHA   f   Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of ROSA (1).
ROSITA   f   Spanish
Spanish diminutive of ROSA (1).
ROSY   f   English
Diminutive of ROSE.
RÓŻA   f   Polish
Means "rose" in Polish. It is a cognate of ROSA (1).
RÓZA   f   Hungarian
Variant of RÓZSA.
ROZA (1)   f   Russian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Means "rose" in some Slavic languages. It is a cognate of ROSA (1).
ROZÁLIA   f   Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of ROSALIA.
ROZALIA   f   Polish, Romanian
Polish and Romanian form of ROSALIA.
ROZÁLIE   f   Czech
Czech form of ROSALIA.
ROZĀLIJA   f   Latvian
Latvian form of ROSALIA.
ROZALIYA   f   Russian
Russian form of ROSALIA.
ROZANNE   f   English
Variant of ROSANNE.
ROŽĖ   f   Lithuanian
Means "rose" in Lithuanian. It is a cognate of ROSA (1).
ROZIKA   f   Croatian
Croatian diminutive of ROZALIJA.
RÓZSA   f   Hungarian
Means "rose" in Hungarian. It is a cognate of ROSA (1).
RÓZSI   f   Hungarian
Diminutive of RÓZSA.
RUBINA   f   Italian
Derived from Italian rubino meaning "ruby", ultimately from Latin ruber "red".
RUBY   f   English
Simply from the name of the precious stone (which ultimately derives from Latin ruber "red"), which is the birthstone of July. It came into use as a given name in the 19th century.
RUBYE   f   English
Variant of RUBY.
RUFINA   f   Russian, Spanish, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of RUFINUS.
RUFINO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of RUFINUS.
RUFINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from the cognomen RUFUS. It was borne by several early saints.
RUFUS   m   Ancient Roman, English, Biblical
Roman cognomen which meant "red-haired" in Latin. Several early saints had this name, including one mentioned in one of Paul's epistles in the New Testament. As a nickname it was used by William II Rufus, a king of England, because of his red hair. It came into general use in the English-speaking world after the Protestant Reformation.
RUŽA   f   Croatian, Serbian
Means "rose" in Croatian and Serbian. It is a cognate of ROSA (1).
RŮŽENA   f   Czech
Derived from Czech růže meaning "rose".
RUZHA   f   Bulgarian, Macedonian
Means "hollyhock" in Bulgarian and Macedonian (referring to flowering plants from the genera Alcea and Althaea).
RUŽICA   f   Croatian
Diminutive of RUŽA.
SABELLIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of SAVELIY.
SABIEN   f   Dutch
Dutch form of SABINA.
SABINA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Polish, Czech, Slovene, Russian, Croatian, Swedish, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Sabinus, a Roman cognomen meaning "Sabine" in Latin. The Sabines were an ancient people who lived in central Italy, their lands eventually taken over by the Romans after several wars. According to legend, the Romans abducted several Sabine women during a raid, and when the men came to rescue them, the women were able to make peace between the two groups. This name was borne by several early saints.
SABINE   f   French, German, Danish
French, German and Danish form of SABINA.
SABINO   m   Italian
Italian form of Sabinus (see SABINA).
SABINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin masculine form of SABINA.
SAL   f & m   English
Short form of SALLY, SALVADOR, and other names beginning with Sal.
SALACIA   f   Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin sal meaning "salt". This was the name of the Roman goddess of salt water.
SALENA   f   English (Modern)
Perhaps an invented name based on similar-sounding names such as SELINA.
SALINA   f   English
Perhaps an invented name based on similar-sounding names such as SELINA.
SALUD   f   Spanish
Spanish cognate of SALUT.
SALUT   f   Catalan
Means "health" or "cheers" in Catalan.
SALVADOR   m   Spanish
Spanish form of the Late Latin name Salvator, which meant "saviour". A famous bearer of this name was the Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dalí (1904-1989).
SALVATOR   m   Late Roman
Latin form of SALVADOR.
SALVATORE   m   Italian
Italian cognate of SALVADOR.
SALVATRICE   f   Italian
From Salvatrix, the feminine form of Salvator (see SALVADOR).
SALVATRIX   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of SALVATOR.
SANCHA   f   Spanish
Feminine form of SANCHO.
SANCHIA   f   Spanish
Feminine form of SANCHO.
SANCHO   m   Spanish
Possibly a Spanish form of the Late Latin name Sanctius, which was derived from the word sanctus meaning "saintly, holy". Alternatively, Sancho and Sanctius may be derived from an older Iberian name. This was the name of a 9th-century saint who was martyred by the Moors at Cordoba. It was also borne by several Spanish and Portuguese kings. Miguel de Cervantes used it in his novel 'Don Quixote' (1605), where it belongs to the squire of Don Quixote.
SANCTIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of SANCHO.
SANEL   m   Croatian
Masculine form of SANELA.
SANELA   f   Croatian
Apparently derived from Latin sana meaning "healthy".
SANS   m   Medieval Spanish
Old variant of SANCHO.
SANTIAGO   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Means "Saint James", derived from Spanish santo "saint" combined with Yago, an old Spanish form of JAMES, the patron saint of Spain. This is the name of the capital city of Chile, as well as several other cities in the Spanish-speaking world.
SARGIS   m   Armenian
Armenian form of SERGIUS.
SARINA   f   Dutch, English (Modern)
Diminutive of SARA. In modern times it may also be a variant of SERENA.
SARKIS   m   Armenian
Variant transcription of SARGIS.
SATURN   m   Roman Mythology (Anglicized)
From the Latin Saturnus, which is of unknown meaning. In Roman mythology he was the father of Jupiter, Juno and others, and was also the god of agriculture. This is also the name of the ringed sixth planet in the solar system.
SATURNINA   f   Ancient Roman, Spanish
Feminine form of SATURNINUS. This was the name of a legendary saint who was supposedly martyred in northern France.
SATURNINO   m   Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of SATURNINUS.
SATURNINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen derived from the name of the Roman god Saturnus (see SATURN). This was the name of several early saints.
SATURNUS   m   Roman Mythology
Latin form of SATURN.
SAVELI   m   Russian
Variant transcription of SAVELIY.
SAVELIY   m   Russian
Russian form of the Latin name Sabellius meaning "a Sabine". The Sabines were an ancient people who lived in central Italy.
SAVELY   m   Russian
Variant transcription of SAVELIY.
SAVINA   f   Italian
Italian variant of SABINA.
SAVINO   m   Italian
Italian variant form of Sabinus (see SABINA).
SCAEVOLA   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of SCEVOLA.
SCEVOLA   m   Italian
Italian form of the Roman cognomen Scaevola, which was derived from Latin scaevus "left-handed". The first bearer of this name was Gaius Mucius Scaevola, who acquired it, according to legend, after he thrust his right hand into a blazing fire in order to intimidate the Etruscan king Porsenna, who was blockading the city of Rome.
SCHOLASTICA   f   Late Roman
From a Late Latin name which was derived from scholasticus meaning "rhetorician, orator". Saint Scholastica was a 6th-century Benedictine abbess, the sister of Saint Benedict of Nursia.
SCHOLASTIQUE   f   French
French form of SCHOLASTICA.
SCILLA   f   Italian
Short form of PRISCILLA. This is also the Italian word for the squill flower (genus Scilla).
SEACHLANN   m   Irish
Variant of SEACHNALL.
SEACHNALL   m   Irish
Possibly an Irish form of SECUNDINUS. This was the name of a 5th-century Irish saint, also known as Secundinus.
SEBASTIAAN   m   Dutch
Dutch form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
SEBASTIÁN   m   Spanish
Spanish form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
SEBASTIAN   m   German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Finnish, Romanian
From the Latin name Sebastianus which meant "from Sebaste". Sebaste was the name a town in Asia Minor, its name deriving from Greek σεβαστος (sebastos) "venerable" (a translation of Latin Augustus, the title of the Roman emperors). According to Christian tradition, Saint Sebastian was a 3rd-century Roman soldier martyred during the persecutions of the emperor Diocletian. After he was discovered to be a Christian, he was tied to a stake and shot with arrows. This however did not kill him. Saint Irene of Rome healed him and he returned to personally admonish Diocletian, whereupon the emperor had him beaten to death.... [more]
SEBASTIANA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
SEBASTIANO   m   Italian
Italian form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
SEBASTIANUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of SEBASTIAN.
SEBASTIÃO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
SÉBASTIEN   m   French
French form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
SÉBASTIENNE   f   French
French feminine form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
SEBASTIJAN   m   Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
SEBASTJAN   m   Slovene
Slovene form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
SEBESTYÉN   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
SECHNALL   m   Irish
Variant of SEACHNALL.
SECUNDINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name derived from the praenomen SECUNDUS. Saint Secundinus, also known as Seachnall, was a 5th-century assistant to Saint Patrick who became the first bishop of Dunshaughlin.
SECUNDUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, which meant "second" in Latin.
SEISYLL   m   Ancient Celtic
Old Welsh form of SEXTILIUS.
SELINA   f   English
Possibly a variant of CÉLINE or SELENE. As an English name, it first came into use in the 17th century.
SENCE   f   Medieval Spanish
Old variant of SANCHIA.
SENECA   m   Ancient Roman
From a Roman cognomen which meant "old" from Latin senectus. This was the name of both a Roman orator (born in Spain) and also of his son, a philosopher and statesman. This name also coincides with that of the Seneca, a Native American tribe that lived near the Great Lakes, whose name meant "place of stones".
SENS   f   Medieval Spanish
Old variant of SANCHA.
SENTA   f   German
Diminutive of KRESZENTIA.
SEPI   m   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of SEPPO (1) or SEBASTIAN.
SEPPO (2)   m   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of SEBASTIAN.
SEPTIMA   f   Ancient Roman, Spanish
Feminine form of SEPTIMUS.
SEPTIMIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was derived from SEPTIMUS.
SEPTIMUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, which meant "seventh" in Latin.
SERA   f   English (Rare)
Either a variant of SARAH or a short form of SERAPHINA.
SERAFEIM   m   Greek
Variant transcription of SERAFIM.
SERAFIM   m   Greek, Russian, Romanian, Macedonian
Greek, Russian, Romanian and Macedonian form of Seraphinus (see SERAPHINA).
SERAFIMA   f   Russian, Macedonian
Russian and Macedonian form of SERAPHINA.
SERAFIN   m   Polish (Rare)
Polish form of Seraphinus (see SERAPHINA).
SERAFINA   f   Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Polish (Rare)
Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Polish form of SERAPHINA.
SERAFINO   m   Italian
Italian form of Seraphinus (see SERAPHINA).
SÉRAPHIN   m   French
French form of Seraphinus (see SERAPHINA).
SERAPHINA   f   English (Rare), German (Rare), Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Seraphinus, derived from the biblical word seraphim which was Hebrew in origin and meant "fiery ones". The seraphim were an order of angels, described by Isaiah in the Bible as having six wings each. This was the name of a 13th-century Italian saint who made clothes for the poor. As an English name, it has never been common.
SÉRAPHINE   f   French
French form of SERAPHINA.
SERAPHINUS   m   Late Roman
Masculine form of SERAPHINA.
SERENA   f   English, Italian, Late Roman
From a Late Latin name which was derived from Latin serenus meaning "clear, tranquil, serene". This name was borne by an obscure early saint. Edmund Spenser also used it in his poem 'The Faerie Queene' (1590).
SERGE   m   French
French form of SERGIUS.
SERGEI   m   Russian, Bulgarian
Variant transcription of SERGEY.
SERGEJ   m   Russian, Bulgarian
Variant transcription of SERGEY.
SERGEY   m   Russian, Bulgarian
Russian and Bulgarian form of SERGIUS.
SERGHEI   m   Romanian
Romanian (Moldovan) form of SERGEY.
SERGI   m   Catalan
Catalan form of SERGIUS.
SERGINE   f   French
French feminine form of SERGIUS.
SÉRGIO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of SERGIUS.
SERGIO   m   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of SERGIUS.
SERGIU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of SERGIUS.
SERGIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name, possibly meaning "servant" in Latin but most likely of unknown Etruscan origin. Saint Sergius was a 4th-century Roman officer who was martyred in Syria with his companion Bacchus. They are the patron saints of Christian desert nomads. Another saint by this name (in the Russian form Sergey) was a 14th-century Russian spiritual leader. The name was also borne by four popes.
SERGIUSZ   m   Polish
Polish form of SERGIUS.
SERHIY   m   Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of SERGIUS.
SERINA   f   English
Variant of SERENA.
SERRENA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of SERENA.
SERVAAS   m   Dutch
Dutch form of the Late Latin name Servatius, derived from servatus "saved, redeemed". This was the name of a 4th-century saint who helped spread Christianity to the Low Countries.
SERVAOS   m   Limburgish
Limburgish form of SERVAAS.
SERVATIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of SERVAAS.
SERVIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, meaning "to preserve" from Latin servo.
SESTO   m   Italian
Italian form of SEXTUS.
SETTIMIO   m   Italian
Italian form of the Roman family name Septimius, which was derived from SEPTIMUS. Septimius Severus was an early 3rd-century Roman emperor. This was also the name of a 4th-century saint and martyr.
SEVASTIAN   m   Russian (Rare)
Variant transcription of SEVASTYAN.
SEVASTYAN   m   Russian (Rare)
Russian form of SEBASTIAN.
SEVE   m   Spanish
Spanish diminutive of SEVERIANO or SEVERINO.
SÉVÈRE   m   French (Rare)
French form of SEVERUS.
SEVERI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of SEVERUS.
SEVERIANO   m   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of the Roman cognomen Severianus, which was derived from SEVERUS.
SEVERIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from SEVERUS.
SÉVERIN   m   French
French form of SEVERINUS.
SEVERIN   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
German and Scandinavian form of SEVERINUS.
SÉVERINE   f   French
French feminine form of SEVERINUS.
SEVERINO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of SEVERINUS.
SEVERINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was derived from SEVERUS. Severinus was the name of many early saints, including a 6th-century Roman philosopher martyred by the Ostrogothic king Theodoric. It was also borne by a pope.
SEVERO   m   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form SEVERUS.
SEVERUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name meaning "stern" in Latin. This name was borne by several early saints.
SEWERYN   m   Polish
Polish form of SEVERINUS.
SEWERYNA   f   Polish (Rare)
Polish form of SEVERINA.
SEXTILIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was a derivative of SEXTUS.
SEXTUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, which meant "sixth" in Latin. It was traditionally given to the sixth child.
SEYMOUR   m   English
From a Norman surname which originally belonged to a person coming from the French town of Saint Maur (which means "Saint MAURUS").
SHAYLA   f   English
Variant of SHEILA, influenced by the spelling and sound of KAYLA (1).
SHEELAGH   f   English (Rare)
Variant of SHEILA.
SHEILA   f   Irish, English
Anglicized form of SÍLE.
SHELAGH   f   English (Rare)
Variant of SHEILA.
SHELIA   f   English
Variant of SHEILA.
SHPRINTZA   f   Yiddish
Possibly a Yiddish form of ESPERANZA.
SHPRINTZE   f   Yiddish
Possibly a Yiddish form of ESPERANZA.
SHPRINTZEL   f   Yiddish
Possibly a Yiddish diminutive of ESPERANZA.
SHYLA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of SHEILA.
SIARHEI   m   Belarusian
Belarusian form of SERGIUS.
SID   m   English
Short form of SIDNEY.
SIDNEY   m & f   English
From the English surname SIDNEY. It was first used as a given name in honour of executed politician Algernon Sidney (1622-1683). Another notable bearer of the surname was the poet and statesman Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586).
SIDONIA   f   Late Roman
Feminine form of SIDONIUS.
SIDONIE   f   French
French feminine form of SIDONIUS.
SIDONIUS   m   Late Roman
Latin name which meant "of Sidon". Sidon was an ancient Phoenician city corresponding to modern-day Saida in Lebanon. This name was borne by the 5th-century saint Sidonius Apollinaris, a 5th-century bishop of Clermont.
SIDONY   f   English (Archaic)
Feminine form of SIDONIUS. This name was in use in the Middle Ages, when it became associated with the word sindon (of Greek origin) meaning "linen", a reference to the Shroud of Turin.
SILAS   m   English, Greek, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Probably a short form of SILVANUS. This is the name of a companion of Saint Paul in the New Testament. Paul refers to him as Silvanus in his epistles, though it is possible that Silas was in fact a Greek form of the Hebrew name SAUL (via Aramaic).... [more]
SÍLE   f   Irish
Irish form of CECILIA.
SÌLEAS   f   Scottish
Scottish form of CECILIA.
SILJA   f   Finnish
Finnish diminutive of CECILIA.
SILJE   f   Norwegian, Danish
Norwegian and Danish diminutive of CECILIA.
SILKE   f   German, Dutch
German and Dutch diminutive of CELIA or CECILIA.
SILLE   f   Danish
Danish diminutive of CECILIA.
SILOUANOS   m   Biblical Greek
Form of SILVANUS used in the Greek New Testament.
SILVA   f   Bulgarian, Slovene
Short form of SILVIYA or SILVIJA.
SILVANA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of SILVANUS.
SILVANO   m   Italian
Italian form of SILVANUS.
SILVANUS   m   Roman Mythology, Ancient Roman, Biblical, Biblical Latin
Roman name derived from Latin silva "wood, forest". Silvanus was the Roman god of forests. This name appears in the New Testament belonging to one of Saint Paul's companions, also called Silas.
SILVESTER   m   Dutch, English, Slovene, Slovak, German, Late Roman
From a Roman name meaning "of the forest" from Latin silva "wood, forest". This was the name of three popes, including Saint Silvester I who supposedly baptized the first Christian Roman emperor, Constantine the Great. As an English name, Silvester (or Sylvester) has been in use since the Middle Ages, though it became less common after the Protestant Reformation.
SILVESTR   m   Czech
Czech form of SILVESTER.
SILVESTRA   f   Italian, Slovene
Feminine form of SILVESTER.
SILVESTRE   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of SILVESTER.
SILVESTRO   m   Italian
Italian form of SILVESTER.
SÍLVIA   f   Portuguese, Catalan
Portuguese and Catalan form of SILVIA.
SILVIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, English, German, Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Feminine form of SILVIUS. Rhea Silvia was the mother of Romulus and Remus, the founders of Rome. This was also the name of a 6th-century saint, the mother of the pope Gregory the Great. It has been a common name in Italy since the Middle Ages. It was introduced to England by Shakespeare, who used it for a character in his play 'The Two Gentlemen of Verona' (1594). It is now more commonly spelled Sylvia in the English-speaking world.
SILVIE   f   Czech
Czech form of SILVIA.
SILVIJO   m   Croatian
Croatian form of SILVIUS.
SILVIO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Croatian
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of SILVIUS.
SILVIU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of SILVIUS.
SILVIUS   m   Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin silva "wood, forest". This was the family name of several of the legendary kings of Alba Longa. It was also the name of an early saint martyred in Alexandria.
SILVIYA   f   Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of SILVIA.
SINCLAIR   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from a Norman French town called "Saint CLAIR". A notable bearer was the American author Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951).
SISSIE   f   English
Variant of SISSY.
SISSY   f   English
Diminutive of CECILIA, FRANCES or PRISCILLA. It can also be taken from the nickname, which originated as a nursery form of the word sister.
SLY   m   English
Short form of SYLVESTER. The actor Sylvester Stallone (1946-) is a well-known bearer of this nickname.
SOL (1)   f   Spanish, Portuguese
Means "the sun" in Spanish or Portuguese.
SOLANGE   f   French
French form of the Late Latin name Sollemnia, which was derived from Latin sollemnis "religious". This was the name of a French shepherdess who became a saint after she was killed by her master.
SOLÈNE   f   French
Variant of SOLANGE.
SOLLEMNIA   f   Late Roman
Latin form of SOLANGE.
SØLVI   f   Norwegian
Norwegian variant of SOLVEIG. It is also used as a short form of SILVIA.
SÖREN   m   Swedish, German
Swedish and German form of SØREN.
SØREN   m   Danish, Norwegian
Danish form of SEVERINUS. Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) was a Danish philosopher who is regarded as a precursor of existentialism.
SPARTACUS   m   History
Means "from the city of Sparta" in Latin. Spartacus was the name of a Thracian-born Roman slave who led a slave revolt in Italy in the 1st century BC. He was eventually killed in battle and many of his followers were crucified.
SPERANTIA   f   Late Roman
Latin form of ESPERANZA.
SPURIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, which is of uncertain meaning, probably of Etruscan origin. It may be related to the Late Latin word spurius "of illegitimate birth", which was derived from Etruscan srural "public".
STELA   f   Romanian
Romanian form of STELLA (1), derived from Latin stella meaning "star" (modern Romanian stea).
STELLA (1)   f   English, Italian, Dutch, German
Means "star" in Latin. This name was created by the 16th-century poet Sir Philip Sidney for the subject of his collection of sonnets 'Astrophel and Stella'. It was a nickname of a lover of Jonathan Swift, real name Esther Johnson (1681-1728), though it was not commonly used as a given name until the 19th century. It appears in Tennessee Williams' play 'A Streetcar Named Desire' (1947), belonging to the sister of Blanche DuBois and the wife of Stanley Kowalski.
STELLA (2)   f   Greek
Diminutive of STYLIANI, with the spelling influenced by that of STELLA (1).
STIEN   f   Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of CHRISTINE or JUSTINE.
STIINA   f   Finnish
Finnish short form of CHRISTINA.
STIJN   m   Dutch
Short form of CONSTANTIJN or AUGUSTIJN.
STINA   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian short form of CHRISTINA and other names ending in stina.
STINE   f   Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian short form of CHRISTINE and other names ending in stine.
SUMMANUS   m   Roman Mythology
Means "before the morning", derived from Latin sub "under, before" and mane "morning". Summanus was the Roman god of the night sky and night lightning, a nocturnal counterpart to Jupiter.
SYARHEY   m   Belarusian
Variant transcription of SIARHEI.
SYD   m   English
Short form of SYDNEY.
SYDNE   f   English (Rare)
Variant of SYDNEY.
SYDNEY   f & m   English
From a surname which was a variant of the surname SIDNEY. This is the name of the largest city in Australia, which was named for Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney in 1788. Since the 1990s this name has been mainly feminine.
SYDNIE   f   English (Modern)
Variant of SYDNEY.
SYLVAIN   m   French
French form of SILVANUS.
SYLVAINE   f   French
French feminine form of SILVANUS.
SYLVANA   f   Various
Variant of SILVANA.
SYLVESTER   m   English, Dutch, Danish, German
Medieval variant of SILVESTER. This is currently the usual English spelling of the name. The actor Sylvester Stallone (1946-) is a famous bearer.
SYLVESTRE   m   French
French form of SILVESTER.
SYLVI   f   Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish
Norwegian and Swedish variant of SOLVEIG. It is also used as a short form of SYLVIA.
SYLVIA   f   English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, German
Variant of SILVIA. This has been the most common English spelling since the 19th century.
SYLVIANE   f   French
Variant of SYLVAINE.
SYLVIANNE   f   French (Rare)
Variant of SYLVAINE.
SYLVIE   f   French
French form of SILVIA.
SYLWESTER   m   Polish
Polish form of SILVESTER.
SYLWIA   f   Polish
Polish form of SILVIA.
SZABINA   f   Hungarian
Hungarian form of SABINA.
SZILVESZTER   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of SILVESTER.
SZILVIA   f   Hungarian
Hungarian form of SILVIA.
TACITA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of TACITUS.
TACITO   m   Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of TACITUS.
TACITUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which meant "silent, mute" in Latin. This was the name of a 1st-century Roman historian.
TAINA   f   Finnish
Finnish short form of TATIANA.
TALISHA   f   African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular name prefix Ta and LISHA.
TANESHA   f   African American
Variant of TANISHA.
TÂNIA   f   Portuguese
Short form of TATIANA.
TANIA   f   English, Italian
Variant of TANYA.
TANIKA   f   African American
Invented name, probably modeled on TAMIKA and influenced by TANYA.
TANIQUA   f   African American (Rare)
Combination of the popular name element Tan (from names such as TANYA) and the common name suffix qua.
TANISHA   f   African American
Combination of the popular name element Tan (from names such as TANYA) and the common name suffix sha.
TANYA   f   Russian, English
Russian diminutive of TATIANA. It began to be used in the English-speaking world during the 1930s.
TARQUIN   m   History
From the Roman name Tarquinius which is of unknown meaning, possibly Etruscan in origin. This was the name of two early kings of Rome.
TARQUINIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of TARQUIN.
TASHA   f   Russian, English
Short form of NATASHA.
TAŤÁNA   f   Czech
Czech form of TATIANA.
TATIANA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Polish, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Greek, Georgian, English, Russian, Bulgarian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of the Roman name Tatianus, a derivative of the Roman name TATIUS. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint who was martyred in Rome under the emperor Alexander Severus. She was especially venerated in Orthodox Christianity, and the name has been common in Russia (as Татьяна) and Eastern Europe. It was not regularly used in the English-speaking world until the 1980s.
TATIANNA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of TATIANA.
TATIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from TATIUS.
TATIENNE   f   French (Rare)
French form of TATIANA.
TATIUS   m   Roman Mythology, Ancient Roman
Roman family name of unknown meaning, possibly of Sabine origin. According to Roman legend, Titus Tatius was an 8th-century BC king of the Sabines who came to jointly rule over the Romans and Sabines with the Roman king Romulus.
TATYANA   f   Russian, Bulgarian
Russian and Bulgarian form of TATIANA.
TATYANNA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of TATIANA.
TECA   f   Hungarian
Diminutive of TERÉZIA.
TEGID   m   Welsh
Possibly derived from Welsh teg "fair", or possibly from the Roman name TACITUS. This is the Welsh name of a lake in Wales, called Bala Lake in English. It also occurs in medieval Welsh legends as the husband of Ceridwen.
TEL   m   English (British)
Short form of TERENCE or TERRY (1).
TENA   f   Croatian
Diminutive of TEREZIJA.
TERANCE   m   English
Variant of TERENCE.
TERE   f   Spanish
Spanish short form of TERESA.
TERENCE   m   English
From the Roman family name Terentius which is of unknown meaning. Famous bearers include Publius Terentius Afer, a Roman playwright, and Marcus Terentius Varro, a Roman scholar. It was also borne by several early saints. The name was used in Ireland as an Anglicized form of TOIRDHEALBHACH, but it was not in use as an English name until the late 19th century.
TERENTI   m   Georgian, Russian
Georgian form of Terentius (see TERENCE). It is also a Russian variant transcription of TERENTIY.
TERENTIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of TERENCE.
TERENTIY   m   Russian
Russian form of Terentius (see TERENCE).
TERENZIO   m   Italian
Italian form of Terentius (see TERENCE).
TERESA   f   Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Finnish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English
Cognate of THERESA. Saint Teresa of Ávila was a 16th-century Spanish nun who reformed the Carmelite monasteries and wrote several spiritual books. It was also borne by the beatified Albanian missionary Mother Teresa (1910-1997), who worked with the poor in Calcutta. She adopted the name in honour of the French saint Thérèse de Lisieux, who is the patron of missionaries.
TERESE   f   Basque, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Basque and Scandinavian form of TERESA.
TERESIA   f   Swedish
Swedish variant of THERESA.
TERESINHA   f   Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of TERESA.
TERESITA   f   Spanish
Spanish diminutive of TERESA.
TERÉZ   f   Hungarian
Hungarian short form of THERESA.
TEREZA   f   Czech, Portuguese (Brazilian), Bulgarian, Romanian
Czech, Portuguese, Bulgarian and Romanian form of THERESA.
TERÉZIA   f   Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of THERESA.
TEREZIE   f   Czech
Czech variant form of THERESA.
TEREZIJA   f   Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian form of THERESA.
TEREZINHA   f   Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese diminutive of TEREZA.
TERI   f   English
Either a strictly feminine form of TERRY (1) or a diminutive of THERESA.
TERMINUS   m   Roman Mythology
Means "limit, boundary, end" in Latin. This was the name of the Roman god of boundaries.
TERRANCE   m   English
Variant of TERENCE.
TERRENCE   m   English
Variant of TERENCE.
TERRI   f   English
Either a strictly feminine form of TERRY (1) or a diminutive of THERESA.
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