Names with Relationship "from different gender"

This is a list of names in which the relationship is from different gender.
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Feminine form of KREŠIMIR.
KUMARIfHinduism, Indian, Hindi, Telugu
Feminine form of KUMARA. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' Kumari is the wife of the warrior Bhima. This is also another name of the Hindu goddess Durga.
Feminine form of KYLE.
This name arose in Australia, where it is said to mean "boomerang" in an Australian Aboriginal language. It is more likely a feminine form of KYLE, and it is in this capacity that it began to be used in America in the 1970s. A famous bearer is the Australian singer Kylie Minogue (1968-).
Variant of KIRA (2), sometimes considered a feminine form of CYRUS.
Feminine form of KYRIAKOS.
Feminine form of LACHLAN.
LADISLAVAfCzech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak feminine form of VLADISLAV.
LAELIAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of Laelius, a Roman family name of unknown meaning. This is also the name of a type of flower, an orchid found in Mexico and Central America.
LASHAWNf & mAfrican American
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name SHAWN.
Feminine form of LATIF.
LAURAfEnglish, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Laurus, which meant "laurel". This meaning was favourable, since in ancient Rome the leaves of laurel trees were used to create victors' garlands. The name was borne by the 9th-century Spanish martyr Saint Laura, who was a nun thrown into a vat of molten lead by the Moors. It was also the name of the subject of poems by the 14th-century Italian poet Petrarch.... [more]
LAURENf & mEnglish
Variant or feminine form of LAURENCE (1). Originally a masculine name, it was first popularized as a feminine name by actress Betty Jean Perske (1924-), who used Lauren Bacall as her stage name.
LAURENTIAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LEOCADIAfSpanish, Late Roman
Late Latin name which might be derived from the name of the Greek island of Leucadia or from Greek λευκος (leukos) meaning "bright, clear, white" (which is also the root of the island's name). Saint Leocadia was a 3rd-century martyr from Spain.
Feminine form of LEO.
LEONAfEnglish, German
Feminine form of LEON.
Feminine form of LEONARDO.
French feminine form of LEON.
LEONIAfLate Roman
Feminine form of LEONIUS.
LÉONIDEm & fFrench (Rare)
French masculine and feminine form of LEONIDAS.
LÉONNEfFrench (Rare)
Feminine form of LÉON.
French feminine form of LEOPOLD.
LIBERIAfLate Roman
Feminine form of LIBERIUS.
Italian feminine form of LIBORIUS.
Strictly feminine form of LIOR.
Strictly feminine form of LIOR.
Lithuanian feminine form of LUDWIG.
LIVIA (1)fItalian, Romanian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of LIVIUS. This was the name of the wife of the Roman emperor Augustus.
LIVIANAfItalian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of the Roman family name Livianus, which was itself derived from the family name LIVIUS.
Macedonian feminine form of LYUBEN.
Feminine form of LLYWELYN.
LOANEfFrench (Rare)
Feminine form of ELOUAN.
LOCHANAfIndian, Hindi
Feminine form of LOCHAN.
Feminine diminutive of LODEWIJK.
LOUISEfFrench, English, Danish, Swedish, Dutch, German
French feminine form of LOUIS.
LUCIAfItalian, German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Romanian, Slovak, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of LUCIUS. Saint Lucia was a 4th-century martyr from Syracuse. She was said to have had her eyes gouged out, and thus she is the patron saint of the blind. She was widely revered in the Middle Ages, and her name has been used throughout Christian Europe (in various spellings). It has been used in the England since the 12th century, usually in the spellings Lucy or Luce.
LUCILIAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of LUCILIUS.
LUCRETIAfAncient Roman, Roman Mythology
Feminine form of the Roman family name Lucretius, possibly from Latin lucrum "profit, wealth". In Roman legend Lucretia was a maiden who was raped by the son of the king of Rome. This caused a great uproar among the Roman citizens, and the monarchy was overthrown. This name was also borne by a saint and martyr from Spain.
Possibly from a feminine form of LEUTWIN. It was popularized in the 1970s by a character from the television miniseries 'Les Gens de Mogador'.
Latinate feminine form of LUDWIG.
Polish feminine form of LUDWIG.
Italian feminine form of LOUIS.
Turkish feminine form of LUTFI.
LYNNf & mEnglish
From an English surname which was derived from Welsh llyn "lake". Before the start of the 20th century it was primarily used for boys, but it has since come to be more common for girls. In some cases it may be thought of as a short form of LINDA or names that end in lyn or line.
LYSANDRAfAncient Greek
Feminine form of Lysandros (see LYSANDER).
LYUDMILAfRussian, Bulgarian, Medieval Slavic
Russian and Bulgarian form of LUDMILA. This was the name of a character in Aleksandr Pushkin's poem 'Ruslan and Lyudmila' (1820).
Feminine form of MACARIO.
MADHAVIfHinduism, Indian, Telugu, Marathi, Hindi
Feminine form of MADHAVA. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi.
Feminine form of MAËL.
MAËLLEfFrench, Breton
French feminine form of MAËL.
Feminine form of MAËL, possibly influenced by the spelling of MAILYS.
Variant of MAHALAH or MAHALATH. It has occasionally been used as an English Christian name since the Protestant Reformation.
Either a masculine form of MAJA (1), or else from the Slovene name for the month of May.
Means "queen" in Arabic, the feminine form of MALIK (1).
MALINA (1)fScottish
Feminine form of MALCOLM.
MANISHAfIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali
Feminine form of MANISH.
MARCIAfEnglish, Spanish, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of MARCIUS. It was borne by a few very minor saints. It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the 18th century.
MARIANAfPortuguese, Spanish, Romanian, Bulgarian, Ancient Roman
Roman feminine form of MARIANUS. After the classical era it was frequently interpreted as a combination of MARIA and ANA. In Portuguese it is further used as a form of MARIAMNE.
MARQUITAfAfrican American
Feminine variant of MARQUIS.
MARTINAfGerman, Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Slovene, Hungarian, English, Swedish, Dutch, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Martinus (see MARTIN). Saint Martina was a 3rd-century martyr who is one of the patron saints of Rome.
Feminine form of MARVIN.
Croatian feminine form of MATEO.
MATEJA (1)fSlovene, Croatian
Feminine form of MATEJ.
Italian feminine form of MATTHEW.
MAXIMAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of MAXIMUS.
Feminine form of MAX. It has been commonly used only since the beginning of the 20th century.
Feminine form of MEINE.
Feminine form of MEIR.
Feminine form of MEIR.
Perhaps a feminine form of MELVIN.
Czech feminine form of MICHAL (1).
Polish feminine form of MICHAEL.
Italian feminine form of MICHAEL.
French feminine form of MICHEL.
MICHELLEfFrench, English, Dutch
French feminine form of MICHEL. It has been common in the English-speaking world since the middle of the 20th century.
MIGUELAfSpanish, Portuguese
Feminine form of MIGUEL.
Danish feminine form of MIKKEL.
Strictly feminine variant of MICKEY.
MILANKAfSerbian, Croatian
Feminine form of MILAN.
MILENAfBulgarian, Czech, Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian, Polish, Russian, Italian
Feminine form of MILAN. It began to be used in Italy in honour of Milena Vukotić (1847-1923), mother of Helen of Montenegro, the wife of the Italian king Victor Emmanuel III. In Italy it can also be considered a combination of MARIA and ELENA.
MILEYfEnglish (Modern)
In the case of actress and singer Miley Cyrus (1992-), it is a shortened form of the nickname Smiley, given to her by her father because she often smiled. Although it was not at all common before she brought it to public attention, there are some examples of its use before her time, most likely as a diminutive of MILES.
Feminine form of MILAN.
MILKA (1)fSerbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian, Bulgarian
Diminutive of Slavic names containing the element milu "gracious, dear".
Feminine form of MIROSŁAW.
Feminine form of MIRSAD.
MITRA (2)fPersian
Modern variant of MITHRA used as a feminine name. The true Modern Persian form of Mithra is in fact Mehr.
MLADENKAfCroatian, Serbian
Feminine form of MLADEN.
French, either a form of MORGAN (2) or a feminine form of MORGAN (1).
Feminine form of MUBIN.
Feminine form of MUHSIN.
Feminine form of MUMIN.
Feminine form of MUNIR.
Feminine form of MURDO.
Ukrainian feminine form of MICHAEL.
Feminine form of NABIL.
Feminine form of NADIR.
Feminine form of NAIL. This was the name of the wife of Uthman, the third caliph of the Muslims. She tried in vain to prevent a mob from murdering her husband, and had several fingers cut off in the process.
Feminine form of NA'IM.
Feminine form of NAJM.
Feminine form of NARCISSUS.
Feminine form of NASIR.
Feminine form of NAZIH.
Feminine form of NEIL.
Feminine form of NERIO.
NERTHUSfGermanic Mythology
Latinized form of Nerþuz, the Germanic (feminine) equivalent of Njörðr (see NJORD). Nerthus was a Germanic goddess of fertility as described by the Roman historian Tacitus in the 1st century.
NICOLA (2)fGerman, Czech, English
Latinate feminine form of NICHOLAS. In the English-speaking world this name is more common outside of America, where Nicole is more usual.
Spanish feminine form of NICHOLAS.
NICOLEfFrench, English, Dutch, German
French feminine form of NICHOLAS, commonly used in the English-speaking world since the middle of the 20th century. A famous bearer is American-Australian actress Nicole Kidman (1967-).
Romanian feminine form of NICHOLAS.
Feminine diminutive of NICOLA (1).
Feminine diminutive of NICOLA (1).
NIGELLAfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine form of NIGEL.
NIKOLA (2)fGerman, Polish, Czech, Slovak
German, Polish, Czech and Slovak feminine form of NICHOLAS.
NIKOLEfBasque, English
Basque form of NICOLE, as well as an English variant.
Greek feminine form of NICHOLAS.
NIKOLINAfBulgarian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Bulgarian, Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian feminine form of NICHOLAS.
NINO (2)fGeorgian
Meaning unknown, possibly from a Greek feminine form of NINOS. Saint Nino (sometimes called Nina) was a Greek-speaking woman from Asia Minor who introduced Christianity to Georgia in the 4th century.
NISHATm & fArabic, Bengali
Means "energetic, lively" in Arabic.
Icelandic feminine form of NJÁLL.
Galician feminine form of NOËL.
Feminine variant form of NOËL.
NOELENEfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine diminutive of NOEL.
Spanish feminine form of NOËL.
Feminine variant form of NOËL.
NOËLLEfFrench, Dutch
Feminine form of NOËL.
NONA (2)fEnglish, Ancient Roman (Rare)
Feminine form of NONUS. It was also used in 19th-century England, derived directly from Latin nonus "ninth" and traditionally given to the ninth-born child.
NORMAfEnglish, Italian, Literature
Created by Felice Romani for the main character in the opera 'Norma' (1831). He may have based it on Latin norma "rule". This name is also frequently used as a feminine form of NORMAN.
OCTAVIAfEnglish, Spanish, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of OCTAVIUS. Octavia was the wife of Mark Antony and the sister of the Roman emperor Augustus. In 19th-century England it was sometimes given to the eighth-born child.
From the name of a Ukrainian city that sits on the north coast of the Black Sea. This name can also be used as a feminine form of ODYSSEUS.
Macedonian feminine form of OGNYAN.
Feminine form of OGNYAN.
Feminine form of OLIVER. This was the name of the title character in the French opera 'Les noces d'Olivette' (1879) by Edmond Audran.
OLIVIAfEnglish, Italian, Spanish, German, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
This name was first used in this spelling by William Shakespeare for a character in his comedy 'Twelfth Night' (1602). Shakespeare may have based it on OLIVER or OLIVA, or perhaps directly on the Latin word oliva meaning "olive". In the play Olivia is a noblewoman who is wooed by Duke Orsino but instead falls in love with his messenger Cesario.... [more]
OLYMPIASfAncient Greek
Feminine form of OLYMPOS. This was the name of the mother of Alexander the Great. It was also borne by a 4th-century saint.
Feminine form of ORLANDO.
ORNA (2)fHebrew
Feminine form of OREN.
Feminine form of ORSINO.
Feminine form of OWEN (1).
Irish form of PATRICIA.
Bengali feminine form of PALLAV.
Feminine form of PANAGIOTIS.
Derived from Greek παρασκευη (paraskeue) meaning "preparation" or "Friday" (being the day of preparation). This was the name of a 2nd-century saint who was martyred in Rome.
Feminine form of PASCAL.
Spanish feminine form of PASCAL.
Italian feminine form of PASCAL.
Feminine form of PASTOR.
PATRICIAfEnglish, Spanish, German, Late Roman
Feminine form of Patricius (see PATRICK). In medieval England this spelling appears in Latin documents, but this form was probably not used as the actual name until the 18th century, in Scotland.
PAULAfGerman, English, Finnish, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Romanian, Hungarian, Polish, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Croatian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Paulus (see PAUL). This was the name of a 4th-century Roman saint who was a companion of Saint Jerome.
PELAGIAfAncient Greek, Greek, Polish
Feminine form of PELAGIUS. This was the name of a few early saints, including a young 4th-century martyr who threw herself from a rooftop in Antioch rather than lose her virginity.
Bulgarian feminine diminutive of PETAR.
Spanish feminine diminutive of JOSEPH.
French feminine form of Perrin, a diminutive of PIERRE.
PETRAfGerman, Dutch, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Hungarian, Swedish, Finnish, English
Feminine form of PETER. This was also the name of an ancient city in the region that is now Jordan.
Greek feminine form of PETER.
PETYAm & fRussian, Bulgarian
Russian masculine diminutive of PYOTR or Bulgarian feminine diminutive of PETAR.
PHILEfAncient Greek
Feminine form of Philon (see PHILO).
PHILIPAfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine form of PHILIP.
PHILIPPAfEnglish (British), German
Latinate feminine form of PHILIP.
Elaborated feminine form of PHILIPPE.
PHILLIPAfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine variant of PHILIP.
Italian feminine form of PETER.
Feminine diminutive of PIERRE.
Italian feminine form of PETER.
PLACIDAfLate Roman, Italian
Feminine form of Placidus (see PLACIDO).
PORCIAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of PORCIUS.
PRIMITIVAfSpanish, Late Roman
Feminine form of PRIMITIVUS. Saint Primitiva was an early martyr from Rome.
PRISCAfBiblical, Dutch, Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin
Feminine form of Priscus, a Roman family name which meant "ancient" in Latin. This name appears in the epistles in the New Testament, referring to Priscilla the wife of Aquila.
PTOLEMAISfAncient Greek
Feminine form of Ptolemaios (see PTOLEMY).
PUCKm & fAnglo-Saxon Mythology, Dutch
Meaning unknown, from Old English puca. It could ultimately be of either Germanic or Celtic origin. In English legend this was the name of a mischievous spirit, also known as Robin Goodfellow. He appears in Shakespeare's play 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' (1600).
QUINTELLAfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine diminutive of QUINTUS.
QUIRINAfLate Roman
Feminine form of QUIRINUS.
Feminine form of RABI (1). It is also a variant transcription of RAABI'A.
RADMILAfSerbian, Croatian, Czech
Serbian, Croatian and Czech feminine form of RADOMIL.
RADOMIŁAfPolish (Rare)
Polish feminine form of RADOMIL.
Feminine form of RADOMIL.
Czech feminine form of RADOMIR.
Feminine form of RADOMIR.
Feminine form of RADOSŁAW.
Short form of RACHEL. It can also be used as a feminine form of RAY.
RAFAELAfSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese feminine form of RAPHAEL.
German feminine form of RAPHAEL.
Italian feminine form of RAPHAEL.
Feminine form of RAFIQ.
Italian feminine form of RAYMOND.
RAIMUNDEfGerman (Rare)
German feminine form of RAYMOND.
RAISA (3)fArabic
Feminine form of RAIS.
RAMONAfSpanish, Romanian, English
Feminine form of RAMÓN. It was popularized in the English-speaking world by Helen Hunt Jackson's novel 'Ramona' (1884), as well as several subsequent movies based on the book.
Feminine form of RANKO.
Feminine form of RAPHAEL.
French feminine form of RAPHAEL.
Feminine form of RASHID.
Feminine form of RASIM.
RAYLENEfEnglish (Rare)
Combination of RAY and the popular name suffix lene.
French feminine form of RAYMOND.
RHETTAfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine form of RHETT.
RICARDAfSpanish, German
Spanish and German feminine form of RICHARD.
Italian feminine form of RICHARD.
Feminine form of RICHARD using the popular suffix elle, probably influenced by the sound of MICHELLE.
Feminine form of RIZWAN.
RIKKIfEnglish (Modern)
Feminine form of RICKY.
ROBERTAfEnglish, Italian, Spanish
Feminine form of ROBERT.
French feminine form of ROBERT.
ROBINAfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine form of ROBIN. It originated in Scotland in the 17th century.
Feminine variant of ROBIN.
ROBYNNEfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine variant of ROBIN.
Scottish feminine form of RODERICK.
French feminine form of ROLAND.
ROMANAfItalian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Czech, Slovak, Late Roman
Feminine form of Romanus (see ROMAN).
Italian feminine form of ROMULUS.
Feminine form of RONALD.
RONIT (2)fHebrew
Strictly feminine form of RON (2).
RONNETTEfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine form of RONALD.
Feminine form of ROSENDO.
ROWANNEfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine variant of ROWAN.
Spanish feminine form of RUPERT.
Feminine form of RUSLAN.
RYANAfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine variant of RYAN.
RYANNfEnglish (Modern)
Feminine variant of RYAN.
RYANNEfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine variant of RYAN.
SABINAfItalian, 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.
Feminine form of SABRI.
Feminine form of SA'DI.
Feminine form of SAFI. This was the name of one of the wives of Muhammad.
Feminine form of SAGI.
Feminine form of SA'ID.
Feminine form of SALIH.
Feminine form of SALIH.
Feminine form of SALIM.
Feminine form of SALVATOR.
SAMANTHAfEnglish, 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'.
Feminine form of SAMI (2).
Feminine form of SAMUEL.
Feminine form of SANCHO.
Feminine form of SANCHO.
Feminine form of SANI.
Feminine form of SANTO.
Possibly from an alternate reading of Hebrew שׂריה (see SERAIAH). In the Book of Mormon this is the name of Lehi's wife.
SATURNINAfAncient Roman, Spanish
Feminine form of SATURNINUS. This was the name of a legendary saint who was supposedly martyred in northern France.
Masculine form of SAULĖ. This is also the Lithuanian form of SAUL.
Italian feminine form of XAVIER.
Means "lady, mistress" in Arabic.
SEANNAfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine form of SEÁN.
Italian feminine form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
French feminine form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
Feminine form of SEMİH.
SEPTIMAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of SEPTIMUS.
SERAPHINAfEnglish (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.
French feminine form of SERGIUS.
Feminine form of SHADI (1).
Feminine form of SHAFIQ.