Names Matching Pattern *man*

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ABD AL-RAHMAN   m   Arabic
Means "servant of the merciful" from Arabic عبد ال ('abd al) "servant of the" combined with رحمن (rahman) "merciful". This was the name of two early caliphs of the Umayyad dynasty in Spain.
ABDUL-RAHMAN   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of ABD AL-RAHMAN.
ABDURAKHMAN   m   Chechen
Chechen form of ABD AL-RAHMAN.
ABDUR-RAHMAN   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of ABD AL-RAHMAN.
AHRIMAN   m   Persian Mythology
Modern Persian form of ANGRA MAINYU.
AIMAN   f   Kazakh
Means "beauty of the moon" in Kazakh.
AMANCIO   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of AMANTIUS.
AMAND   m   French
French form of AMANDUS.
AMANDA   f   English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Late Roman
In part this is a feminine form of AMANDUS. However, it was not used during the Middle Ages. In the 17th century it was recreated by authors and poets who based it directly on Latin amanda "lovable, worthy of love". Notably, the playwright Colley Cibber used it for a character in his play 'Love's Last Shift' (1696). It came into regular use during the 19th century.
AMANDEEP   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
From Punjabi ਅਮਨ (aman) meaning "peace" (ultimately from Arabic) and Sanskrit दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".
AMANDINE   f   French
French diminutive of AMANDA.
AMANDO   m   Portuguese, Spanish, Italian
Portuguese, Spanish and Italian form of AMANDUS.
AMANDUS   m   Late Roman
Derived from Latin amanda meaning "lovable, worthy of love". Saint Amandus was a 5th-century bishop of Bordeaux. It was also borne by a 7th-century French saint who evangelized in Flanders.
AMANI   f & m   Arabic
Means "wishes" in Arabic.
AMANTIUS   m   Late Roman
Means "loving" in Latin. This was the name of several early saints. It has sometimes been confused with the name Amandus.
ANTIMAN   m   Native American, Mapuche
Means "condor of the sun" in Mapuche.
ARMAN   m   Kazakh
Means "dream" in Kazakh, of Persian origin.
ARMAND   m   French
French form of HERMAN.
ARMANDO   m   Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of HERMAN.
ÁRMANN   m   Icelandic
Icelandic form of HERMAN.
ASUMAN   f   Turkish
Means "sky" in Turkish.
AUCAMAN   m   Native American, Mapuche
Means "wild condor" in Mapuche.
AYMAN   m   Arabic
Means "right-handed, blessed, lucky" in Arabic.
BAHMAN   m   Persian, Persian Mythology
Modern Persian form of Avestan Vohu Manah meaning "good mind". This was the name of a Zoroastrian god (one of the Amesha Spenta) associated with domestic animals. It is also the name of the eleventh month in the Iranian calendar.
CARLMAN   m   Ancient Germanic
Germanic form of CARLOMAN.
CARLOMAN   m   History, Ancient Germanic
From a Germanic name derived from karl (see CHARLES) and man "man". This was the name of several Frankish rulers, including the 8th-century Carloman I who ruled jointly with his brother Charlemagne for a time.
COLEMAN   m   English, Irish
Variant of COLMÁN.
COLMÁN   m   Irish
Diminutive of Colm (see COLUM). This was the name of a large number of Irish saints.
DAUMANTAS   m   Lithuanian
From Lithuanian daug "much" and mantus "intelligent". This name was borne by a 13th-century Lithuanian ruler of Pskov who is venerated as a saint in the Eastern Orthodox Church.
DIAMANDA   f   Various
Variant of DIAMOND.
DIAMANTINA   f   Greek
Variant of DIAMANTO.
DIAMANTO   f   Greek
Derived from Greek διαμαντι (diamanti) meaning "diamond".
EMÁNUEL   m   Hungarian (Rare)
Hungarian form of EMMANUEL.
EMANUELA   f   Italian, Romanian
Italian and Romanian feminine form of EMMANUEL.
EMANUELE   m   Italian
Italian form of EMMANUEL.
EMMANOUEL   m   Biblical Greek
Form of IMMANUEL used in the Greek Bible.
EMMANOUIL   m   Greek
Greek form of EMMANUEL.
EMMANUEL   m   Biblical, French, English
From the Hebrew name עִמָּנוּאֵל ('Immanu'el) meaning "God is with us". This was the foretold name of the Messiah in the Old Testament. It has been used in England since the 16th century in the spellings Emmanuel and Immanuel, though it has not been widespread. The name has been more common in continental Europe, especially in Spain and Portugal (in the spellings Manuel and Manoel).
EMMANUELLE   f   French
French feminine form of EMMANUEL.
EMMANUHEL   m   Biblical Latin
Form of IMMANUEL used in the Latin Bible.
ERDMANN   m   German
Variant of HARTMANN. It can also be interpreted as meaning "earth man" from German Erde "earth", and thus was sometimes used as a translation of Adam.
ERMANNO   m   Italian
Italian form of HERMAN.
FREEMAN   m   English
From an English surname meaning "free man". It originally denoted a person who was not a serf.
FRIDUMAN   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of FRIEDEMANN.
FRIEDEMANN   m   German
Means "man of peace" from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and man "man".
GERMÁN   m   Spanish
Spanish form of GERMANUS.
GERMAN (1)   m   English
English form of GERMANUS.
GERMAN (2)   m   Russian
Russian form of HERMAN.
GERMANA   f   Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of GERMANUS.
GERMANO   m   Italian, Portuguese
Italian and Portuguese form of GERMANUS.
GERMANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which meant "brother" in Latin. This was the name of several early saints.
GETHSEMANE   f   Biblical
From Γεθσημανι (Gethsemani), the Greek form of an Aramaic place name meaning "oil vat". In the New Testament this is the name of the garden where Jesus was arrested, located on the Mount of Olives near Jerusalem.
HARDMAN   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of HARTMANN.
HARIMAN   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of HERMAN.
HARTMANN   m   German
Means "brave man", derived from the Germanic element hard "brave, hardy" combined with man.
HERMAN   m   English, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Slovene, Ancient Germanic
Means "army man", derived from the Germanic elements hari "army" and man "man". It was introduced to England by the Normans, died out, and was revived in the English-speaking world in the 19th century. It was borne by a 18th-century Russian missionary to Alaska who is venerated as a saint in the Orthodox Church. Another famous bearer was Herman Melville (1819-1891), the author of 'Moby-Dick'.
HERMANN   m   German
German form of HERMAN.
HERMANNI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of HERMAN.
HYMAN   m   Yiddish
Alteration of HYAM influenced by Yiddish man "man".
IMAN   m & f   Arabic, Persian, Indonesian
Means "faith", derived from Arabic امن (amuna) "to be faithful".
IMANI   f & m   Eastern African, Swahili, African American
Means "faith" in Swahili, ultimately of Arabic origin.
IMANOL   m   Basque
Basque form of EMMANUEL.
IMMANUEL   m   German, Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Form of EMMANUEL used in most translations of the Old Testament. Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) was a German philosopher who held that duty was of highest importance.
JUMANA   f   Arabic
Means "pearl" in Arabic.
JUMANAH   f   Arabic
Variant transcription of JUMANA.
KAIMANA   m & f   Hawaiian
From Hawaiian kai "ocean, sea" and mana "power". It is also Hawaiian meaning "diamond", derived from the English word diamond.
KÁLMÁN   m   Hungarian
Probably of Turkic origin, meaning "remainder". This was the name of a 12th-century king of Hungary. It was also borne in the 13th-century by the first king of Galicia-Volhynia, who was also a member of the Hungarian Árpád royal family. This name has been frequently confused with Koloman.
KARLMANN   m   German (Archaic)
German form of CARLOMAN.
KERMAN   m   Basque
Basque form of GERMANUS.
KOLMAN   m   German (Rare)
Variant of KOLOMAN.
KOLOMAN   m   German (Rare), Slovak
German and Slovak form of COLMÁN. Saint Koloman (also called Coloman or Colman) was an Irish monk who was martyred in Stockerau in Austria.
KOMANG   m & f   Indonesian, Balinese
Meaning unknown. This name is traditionally given to the third-born child in Balinese families.
KUZMAN   m   Bulgarian, Serbian, Macedonian
Bulgarian, Serbian and Macedonian form of COSMAS.
LAKSHMAN   m   Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Marathi
Modern form of LAKSHMANA.
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.
LAXMAN   m   Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Telugu
Variant transcription of LAKSHMAN.
LOMÁN   m   Irish
Variant of LOMMÁN.
LOMMÁN   m   Irish
Means "little bare one", derived from Irish Gaelic lomm "bare" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of a 5th-century saint, a nephew of Saint Patrick.
MANAEM   m   Biblical Greek
Form of MENAHEM used in the Greek Old Testament.
MANAHEM   m   Biblical Latin
Form of MENAHEM used in the Latin Old Testament.
MANAIA   f & m   Maori
From the name of a stylized design common in Maori carvings. It represents a mythological creature with the head of a bird and the body of a human.
MANAMI   f   Japanese
From Japanese (mana) meaning "love, affection" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful" or (mi) meaning "sea, ocean". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MANANA   f   Georgian
Means "heather" in Georgian.
MANAS   m   Bengali, Indian, Assamese, Hindi
Means "mind, intellect, spirit" in Sanskrit.
MANASSEH   m   Biblical
Means "causing to forget" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the oldest son of Joseph and Asenath and the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of Israel. It was also borne by a 7th-century BC king of Judah, condemned in the bible for allowing the worship of other gods.
MANASSES   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of MANASSEH used in the Greek and Latin Bible. It is also the form used in some English versions of the New Testament.
MANDA   f   Croatian, Serbian
Diminutive of MAGDALENA.
MANDEEP   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit मनस् (manas) meaning "mind, intellect, spirit" and दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".
MANDI   f   English
Diminutive of AMANDA.
MANDICA   f   Croatian
Diminutive of MANDA.
MANDY   f   English
Diminutive of AMANDA.
MANEL   m   Catalan
Catalan form of MANUEL.
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.
MANFREDO   m   Italian
Italian form of MANFRED.
MANFRIED   m   German (Rare)
German form of MANFRED.
MANI (1)   m   Hinduism, Tamil, Indian, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada
Means "jewel" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this name is borne by a serpent and an attendant of Skanda.
MANI (2)   m   Iranian
Meaning unknown, presumably of Persian origin. Mani was a 3rd-century prophet who founded the religion of Manichaeism (which is now extinct).
MANINDER   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit मनस् (manas) meaning "mind, intellect, spirit" combined with the name of the Hindu god INDRA.
MANISH   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Malayalam, Punjabi, Tamil, Nepali
From Sanskrit मनीषा (manisha) meaning "thought, wisdom".
MANISHA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali
Feminine form of MANISH.
MANIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, which was possibly derived from Old Latin manus "good".
MANJEET   m & f   Indian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit मनस् (manas) meaning "mind, intellect, spirit" and जिति (jiti) meaning "victory, conquering".
MANJU   f   Indian, Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu
Means "lovely, beautiful" in Sanskrit.
MANJULA   f   Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam
Means "pleasing, beautiful" in Sanskrit.
MANJUSHA   f   Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Means "small box, small chest" in Sanskrit.
MANLEY   m   English
From an English surname, originally a place name, meaning "common clearing" in Old English.
MANLIO   m   Italian
Italian form of MANLIUS.
MANLIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was possibly derived from Latin mane "morning". Marcus Manlius Capitolinus was a Roman consul who saved Rome from the Gauls in the 4th century BC.
MANNES   m   Dutch
Dutch diminutive of HERMAN.
MANNIX   m   Irish
Anglicized form of MAINCHÍN.
MANNO   m   Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element man meaning "man".
MANNY   m   English
Short form of EMMANUEL.
MANOEL   m   Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese variant form of EMMANUEL.
MANOELA   f   Portuguese (Brazilian)
Feminine form of MANOEL.
MANOJA   m   Hinduism
Means "born of the mind", from Sanskrit मनस् (manas) meaning "mind, intellect, spirit" and (ja) meaning "born". This is another name of the Hindu god Kama.
MANOLA   f   Spanish
Spanish feminine diminutive of MANUEL.
MANOLO   m   Spanish
Spanish diminutive of MANUEL.
MANON   f   French, Dutch
French diminutive of MARIE.
MANOUEL   m   Late Greek
Medieval Greek form of MANUEL.
MANSEL   m   English (Rare)
From an English surname which originally referred to a person who came from the French city of Le Mans.
MANSOOR   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of MANSUR.
MANSUR   m   Arabic, Turkish, Indonesian
Means "victorious" in Arabic. Abu Jafar al-Mansur was an 8th-century Abbasid caliph and the founder of the city of Baghdad.
MANU (1)   m   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Kannada
Means "thinking, wise" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is a title of Svayambhuva, the progenitor of the human race, as well as several of his descendants.
MANU (2)   m & f   French, Spanish, German, Finnish
Short form of MANUEL or EMMANUEL (and also of MANUELA in Germany).
MANU (3)   m   Finnish
Variant of MAUNO.
MANUEL   m   Spanish, Portuguese, German, English, Italian, French, Romanian, Late Greek (Latinized)
Spanish and Portuguese form of EMMANUEL. In the spelling Μανουηλ (Manouel) it was also used in the Byzantine Empire, notably by two emperors. It is possible this form of the name was transmitted to Spain and Portugal from Byzantium, since there were connections between the royal families (king Ferdinand III of Castile married Elisabeth of Hohenstaufen, who had Byzantine roots, and had a son named Manuel). The name has been used in Iberia since at least the 13th century and was borne by two kings of Portugal.
MANUELA   f   Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, German, Italian
Feminine form of MANUEL.
MANUELE   m   Italian
Italian variant of MANUEL.
MANUELITA   f   Spanish
Diminutive of MANUELA.
MANUS   m   Irish
Irish form of MAGNUS.
MANYA   f   Russian
Russian diminutive of MARIA.
MANYARA   f   Southern African, Shona
Means "you have been humbled" in Shona.
MASTERMAN   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which originally belonged to a person who worked as a servant.
NEMANJA   m   Serbian
Possibly from Slavic ne maniti "not deceiving". Alternatively it may mean "without possessions", derived from Serbo-Croatian nemati "have not". This was the name of a 12th-century Serbian king, and the name of the dynasty he began.
NORMAN   m   English, Ancient Germanic
From an old Germanic byname meaning "northman", referring to a Viking. The Normans were Vikings who settled on the coast of France, in the region that became known as Normandy. In England the name Norman or Normant was used before the Norman conquest, first as a nickname for Scandinavian settlers and later as a given name. After the Conquest it became more common, but died out around the 14th century. It was revived in the 19th century, perhaps in part due to a character by this name in C. M. Yonge's novel 'The Daisy Chain' (1856).
NORMAND   m   English
From a surname which was derived from the same source as the name NORMAN.
NYOMAN   m & f   Indonesian, Balinese
Possibly from a Balinese word meaning "end, remainder". This name is traditionally bestowed upon the third-born child.
OSMAN   m   Turkish
Turkish form of UTHMAN. This was the name of the founder of the Ottoman Empire (14th century).
RAHMAN   m   Arabic, Persian, Indonesian, Malay
Means "merciful" in Arabic. In Islamic tradition الرحمان (al-Rahman) is one of the 99 names of Allah.
RÉAMANN   m   Irish
Irish form of RAYMOND.
ROMÁN   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of Romanus (see ROMAN).
ROMAN   m   Russian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Ukrainian, Slovene, Croatian, German
From the Late Latin name Romanus which meant "Roman".
ROMÁNA   f   Hungarian (Rare)
Hungarian feminine form of Romanus (see ROMAN).
ROMANA   f   Italian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Czech, Slovak, Late Roman
Feminine form of Romanus (see ROMAN).
ROMANE   f   French
French feminine form of Romanus (see ROMAN).
ROMANO   m   Italian
Italian form of Romanus (see ROMAN).
ROMANUS   m   Late Roman
Latin form of ROMAN.
SALMAN   m   Arabic
Means "safe", derived from Arabic سلم (salima) "to be safe".
SAMANTA   f   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of SAMANTHA.
SAMANTHA   f   English, Italian, Dutch
Perhaps intended to be a feminine form of SAMUEL, using the name suffix antha (possibly inspired by Greek ανθος (anthos) "flower"). It originated in America in the 18th century but was fairly uncommon until 1964, when it was popularized by the main character on the television show 'Bewitched'.
SELMAN   m   Turkish
Turkish form of SALMAN.
SHERMAN   m   English
From a surname meaning "shear man" in Old English, originally denoting a person who cut cloth. Famous bearers of the surname include American politician Roger Sherman (1721-1793) and American Civil War general William Tecumseh Sherman (1820-1891).
SUBRAHMANYA   m   Hinduism, Indian, Telugu
From the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) meaning "good" and ब्रह्मन् (brahman) meaning "transcendent reality, eternal truth". This is another name for the Hindu god Skanda.
SUBRAMANIAM   m   Tamil
Tamil variant of SUBRAHMANYA.
SUBRAMANIAN   m   Tamil
Tamil variant of SUBRAHMANYA.
SULAIMAN   m   Arabic, Indonesian, Malay
Variant Arabic transcription of SULAYMAN, as well as the Indonesian and Malay form.
SULAYMAN   m   Arabic
Arabic cognate of SÜLEYMAN.
SULEIMAN   m   History
Westernized form of SÜLEYMAN.
SÜLEYMAN   m   Turkish
Turkish form of SOLOMON. Süleyman the Magnificent was a sultan of the Ottoman Empire in the 16th century. He expanded Ottoman territory into Europe and Persia, reformed the government, and completed several great building projects.
SUMAN   m & f   Bengali, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada, Nepali
Means "well-disposed, good mind", derived from the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) meaning "good" combined with मनस् (manas) meaning "mind".
SUMANTRA   m   Bengali
Means "following good advice", from the Sanskrit prefix सु (su) meaning "good" combined with मन्त्र (mantra) meaning "instrument of thought, prayer, advice".
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.
TAMANDANI   m & f   Southern African, Chewa
Means "we have exalted" in Chewa.
TAMANNA   m   Indian, Hindi, Bengali
Means "wish, desire" in Hindi, ultimately from Persian تمنّا (tamanna).
TEMAN   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "right hand" or "south" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a grandson of Esau for whom the town of Teman in Edom was named.
THEOTMAN   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of TIEDEMANN.
TIEDEMANN   m   German (Archaic)
Germanic name derived from the elements theud "people" and man "man".
TRUEMAN   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was a variant of TRUMAN.
TRUMAN   m   English
From a surname which meant "trusty man" in Middle English. A famous bearer of the surname was American president Harry S. Truman (1884-1972). It was also borne by American writer Truman Capote (1924-1984).
USMAN   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of UTHMAN.
UTHMAN   m   Arabic
Means "baby bustard" in Arabic (a bustard is a type of large bird). Uthman was a companion of Muhammad who married two of his daughters. He was the third caliph of the Muslims.
VOHU MANAH   m   Persian Mythology
Ancient Avestan form of BAHMAN.
YAMANU   m   Egyptian Mythology
Reconstructed Egyptian form of AMON.
ZALMAN   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of SOLOMON.
ZAMAN   m   Arabic, Urdu
Means "time, age, era" in Arabic.
ZUSMAN   m   Yiddish
Means "sweet man" in Yiddish.
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