Names with Relationship "from different language"

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GHENADIEmRomanian
Romanian form of GENNADIUS.
GHEORGHEmRomanian
Romanian form of GEORGE.
GHISLAINmFrench
French form of Gislenus, a Latinized form of the Germanic name Gislin, derived from the element gisil meaning "hostage" or "pledge". This was the name of a 7th-century Belgian saint.
GHJASEPPUmCorsican
Corsican form of JOSEPH.
GHJULIAfCorsican
Corsican form of JULIA.
GHJUVANmCorsican
Corsican form of JOHN.
GHJUVANNAfCorsican
Corsican form of Iohanna (see JOANNA).
GHJUVANNImCorsican
Corsican form of JOHN.
GHOLAMmPersian
Persian form of GHULAM.
GHULAMmArabic, Urdu, Pashto
Means "servant, boy" in Arabic. It is often used as the first part of compound names.
GIACINTOmItalian
Italian form of HYACINTHUS.
GIACOBBEmItalian
Italian form of Iacobus (see JACOB).
GIACOMOmItalian
Italian form of Iacomus (see JAMES).
GIDEONmBiblical, English, Hebrew
Means "feller, hewer" in Hebrew. Gideon is a hero and judge of the Old Testament. He led the vastly outnumbered Israelites against the Midianites, defeated them, and killed their two kings. In the English-speaking world, Gideon has been used as a given name since the Protestant Reformation, and it was popular among the Puritans.
GIDIEmMedieval French
Medieval French form of Aegidius (see GILES).
GIJSBERTmDutch
Dutch variant of GISBERT.
GIL (1)mSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of GILES.
GILBERTmEnglish, French, Dutch, German, Ancient Germanic
Means "bright pledge", derived from the Germanic elements gisil "pledge, hostage" and beraht "bright". The Normans introduced this name to England, where it was common during the Middle Ages. It was borne by a 12th-century British saint, the founder of the religious order known as the Gilbertines.
GILBERTOmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of GILBERT.
GILDAfItalian, Portuguese
Originally an Italian short form of names containing the Germanic element gild meaning "sacrifice, value".
GILEADmBiblical
From an Old Testament place name meaning "monument of testimony" in Hebrew. This was a mountainous region east of the Jordan River. Besides being a place name, it is also borne by people in the Bible.
GILESmEnglish
From the Late Latin name Aegidius, which is derived from Greek αιγιδιον (aigidion) meaning "young goat". Saint Giles was an 8th-century miracle worker who came to southern France from Greece. He is regarded as the patron saint of the crippled. In Old French the name Aegidius became Gidie and then Gilles, at which point it was imported to England.
GILLISmDutch, Swedish
Dutch and Swedish form of GILES.
GILROYmIrish, Scottish
From an Irish surname, either Mac Giolla Ruaidh, which means "son of the red-haired servant", or Mac Giolla Rí, which means "son of the king's servant".
GINEVRAfItalian
Italian form of GUINEVERE. This is also the Italian name for the city of Geneva, Switzerland. It is also sometimes associated with the Italian word ginepro meaning "juniper".
GIOACCHINOmItalian
Italian form of JOACHIM.
GIOACHINOmItalian
Italian form of JOACHIM. A famous bearer was the Italian composer Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868).
GIOBBEmBiblical Italian
Italian form of JOB.
GIOCONDAfItalian
From the Late Latin name Iucunda which meant "pleasant, delightful, happy". Leonardo da Vinci's painting the 'Mona Lisa' is also known as 'La Gioconda' because its subject is Lisa del Giocondo.
GIOELEmItalian
Italian form of JOEL.
GIONAmItalian
Italian form of JONAH.
GIONATAmItalian
Italian form of JONATHAN.
GIORDANOmItalian
Italian form of JORDAN.
GIORGImGeorgian
Georgian form of GEORGE. This was the name of several kings of Georgia.
GIORGIOmItalian
Italian form of GEORGE.
GIOSUÈmItalian
Italian form of JOSHUA.
GIOVANNAfItalian
Italian form of Iohanna (see JOANNA), making it the feminine form of GIOVANNI.
GIOVANNImItalian
Italian form of Iohannes (see JOHN). The Renaissance painter Giovanni Bellini (1430-1516) and the painter and sculptor Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) were two famous bearers of this name.
GIRALDOmItalian
Italian form of GERALD.
GIROLAMOmItalian
Italian form of JEROME.
GISBERTmGerman, Ancient Germanic
From a Germanic name in which the second element is beraht "bright". The first element is probably a shortened form of gisil "pledge, hostage" (making it a variant of GILBERT), though it could be related to Gallo-Celtic gaiso "spear".
GISELAfGerman, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese
German, Dutch, Spanish and Portuguese form of GISELLE.
GISÈLEfFrench
French variant of GISELLE.
GISELLAfItalian
Italian form of GISELLE.
GISELLEfFrench, English (Modern)
Derived from the Germanic word gisil meaning "hostage, pledge". This name may have originally been a descriptive nickname for a child given as a pledge to a foreign court. It was borne by a daughter of the French king Charles III who married the Norman leader Rollo in the 10th century. The name was popular in France during the Middle Ages (the more common French form is Gisèle). Though it became known in the English-speaking world due to Adolphe Adam's ballet 'Giselle' (1841), it was not regularly used until the 20th century.
GIUANNAfSardinian
Sardinian form of Iohanna (see JOANNA).
GIUANNEmSardinian
Sardinian form of Iohannes (see JOHN).
GIUDITTAfItalian
Italian form of JUDITH.
GIULIAfItalian
Italian feminine form of JULIUS.
GIULIANAfItalian
Feminine form of GIULIANO.
GIULIANOmItalian
Italian form of Iulianus (see JULIAN).
GIULIOmItalian
Italian form of JULIUS.
GIUSEPPEmItalian
Italian form of JOSEPH. Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882) was a military leader who united Italy in the 19th century.
GIUSTINAfItalian
Italian feminine form of JUSTIN.
GIUSTINOmItalian
Italian form of JUSTIN.
GIZELLAfHungarian
Hungarian form of GISELLE.
GJERGJmAlbanian
Albanian form of GEORGE.
GJONmAlbanian
Albanian form of JOHN.
GJORDmSwedish (Rare)
Contracted form of GUÐFRIÐR.
GJORGJImMacedonian
Macedonian form of GEORGE.
GJURDmNorwegian (Rare)
Contracted form of GUÐFRIÐR.
GLADYSfWelsh, English
From the old Welsh name Gwladus, possibly derived from gwlad "country". It has historically been used as a Welsh form of CLAUDIA. This name became popular outside of Wales after it was used in Ouida's novel 'Puck' (1870).
GLÁUCIAfPortuguese
Feminine form of GLÁUCIO.
GLÁUCIOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of the Roman cognomen Glaucia, which was derived from Latin glaucus "bluish grey", ultimately from Greek.
GLAUCOmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of GLAUCUS.
GLEBmRussian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of the Old Norse name Guðleifr, which was derived from the elements guð "god" and leifr "heir".
GLENDAfWelsh, English
A name created in the 20th century from the Welsh elements glân "pure, clean" and da "good".
GLIGORmMacedonian
Macedonian form of GREGORY.
GOBINDAmBengali
Bengali form of GOVINDA.
GODEFROYmFrench
French form of Godafrid (see GODFREY).
GODELIEVEfDutch
Dutch (Flemish) form of GODELIVA.
GODFREYmEnglish
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.
GODFRIEDmDutch
Dutch cognate of Godafrid (see GODFREY).
GODOFREDOmSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of GODFREY.
GODTFREDmNorwegian
Norwegian form of GODFREY.
GOFFREDOmItalian
Italian form of GODFREY.
GOFRAIDHmIrish
Irish form of GODFREY.
GOLIATHmBiblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From Hebrew גָּלְיָת (Golyat), possibly derived from גָּלָה (galah) meaning "uncover, reveal". This is the name of the giant Philistine who is slain by David in the Old Testament.
GOLNARAfTatar
Tatar form of GOLNAR.
GOMESmMedieval Portuguese
Medieval Portuguese form of the Visigothic name Goma, derived from the Germanic element guma meaning "man".
GONCAfTurkish
Turkish form of GHONCHEH.
GONÇALOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of GONZALO.
GONZALOmSpanish
From the medieval name Gundisalvus, which was the Latin form of a Germanic name composed of the elements gund "war" and salv which is of unknown meaning.
GOPINATHmTamil, Indian, Malayalam
Tamil and Malayalam form of GOPINATHA.
GORAIDHmScottish
Scottish form of GODFREY.
GORKAmBasque
Basque form of GEORGE.
GORMLAITHfIrish, Scottish
Derived from Irish gorm "blue" or "illustrious" and flaith "princess, lady". This was the name of a wife of the 11th-century Irish ruler Brian Boru.
GOSSEmMedieval French
Old French form of GOZZO.
GOSWINmDutch (Archaic)
Germanic name derived from the elements Gaut "Goth" and win "friend".
GOTTFRIDmSwedish
Swedish form of GODFREY.
GOTTFRIEDmGerman
German form of GODFREY. This name was borne by the 13th-century German poet Gottfried von Strassburg and the German philosopher and mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz (1646-1716), one of the inventors of calculus.
GOTTHARDmGerman
German form of GODEHARD.
GOTTSCHALKmGerman (Archaic)
Derived from the Germanic elements god "god" and scalc "servant". Saint Gottschalk was a (perhaps spurious) 11th-century prince of the Wends who was martyred by his brother-in-law.
GOVINDAmHinduism, Indian, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada
Means "cow finder", derived from Sanskrit गो (go) meaning "cow" combined with विन्द (vinda) meaning "finding". This is another name of the Hindu god Krishna.
GOWRIfTamil, Indian, Kannada
South Indian form of GAURI.
GRACIANOmSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Gratianus (see GRATIAN).
GRACJANmPolish
Polish form of Gratianus (see GRATIAN).
GRADYmIrish, English
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Grádaigh meaning "descendant of Grádaigh". The name Grádaigh means "noble" in Gaelic.
GRATIENmFrench
French form of Gratianus (see GRATIAN).
GRAZIANAfItalian
Italian feminine form of Gratianus (see GRATIAN).
GRAZIANOmItalian
Italian form of Gratianus (see GRATIAN).
GRÉAGÓIRmIrish
Irish form of GREGORY.
GREGAmSlovene
Slovene form of GREGORY.
GREGERmSwedish
Swedish form of GREGORY.
GREGERSmDanish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of GREGORY.
GRÉGOIREmFrench
French form of GREGORY.
GREGORmGerman, Scottish, Slovak, Slovene
German, Scottish, Slovak and Slovene form of GREGORY. A famous bearer was Gregor Mendel (1822-1884), a Czech monk and scientist who did experiments in genetics.
GREGORIOmItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of GREGORY.
GREGORYmEnglish
English form of Latin Gregorius, which was from the Late Greek name Γρηγοριος (Gregorios), derived from γρηγορος (gregoros) meaning "watchful, alert". This name was popular among early Christians, being borne by a number of important saints including Saint Gregory Thaumaturgus (3rd century), Saint Gregory the Illuminator (4th century), Saint Gregory of Nyssa (4th century), Saint Gregory of Nazianzus (4th century), and Saint Gregory of Tours (6th century). It was also borne by the 6th-century pope Saint Gregory I the Great, a reformer and Doctor of the Church, as well as 15 subsequent popes.... [more]
GRETAfGerman, Italian, Lithuanian, Swedish, English
Short form of MARGARETA. A famous bearer of this name was the Swedish actress Greta Garbo (1905-1990).
GRETCHENfGerman, English
German diminutive of MARGARETA.
GRGURmCroatian
Croatian form of GREGORY.
GRIFFINmEnglish
Latinized form of GRUFFUDD. This name can also be inspired by the English word griffin, a creature with the body of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle, ultimately from Greek γρυψ (gryps).
GRIGOLmGeorgian
Georgian form of GREGORY.
GRIGORmWelsh, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Armenian
Welsh, Bulgarian, Macedonian and Armenian form of GREGORY. This is the name of the patron saint of Armenia (known as Saint Gregory the Illuminator in English).
GRIGOREmRomanian
Romanian form of GREGORY.
GRIGORIImRussian, Medieval Slavic
Variant transcription of GRIGORIY, as well as the usual transcription of the Old Slavic form.
GRIGORIJSmLatvian
Latvian form of GREGORY.
GRIGORIYmRussian
Russian form of GREGORY. This name was borne by the Russian mystic Grigoriy Rasputin (1869-1916), more commonly known by only his surname.
GRIMALDOmSpanish (Rare), Italian (Rare)
Spanish and Italian form of GRIMWALD.
GRÍMHILDRfNorse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse cognate of KRIEMHILD. In the Norse 'Volsungasaga' Grímhildr is the mother of Gunnar and Gudrun, while in the later Germanic counterpart the 'Nibelungenlied' Kriemhild is the sister of Günther and she herself has a role equivalent to Gudrun.
GRIOGAIRmScottish
Scottish form of GREGORY.
GRISELDAfEnglish, Scottish, Spanish, Literature
Possibly derived from the Germanic elements gris "grey" and hild "battle". It is not attested as a Germanic name. This was the name of a patient wife in medieval tales by Boccaccio and Chaucer.
GROfNorwegian
Norwegian form of GRÓA.
GRÓAfNorse Mythology, Icelandic
Derived from Old Norse gróa "to grow". This is the name of a seeress in Norse mythology.
GRYfNorwegian, Danish, Swedish
Means "dawn" in Norwegian.
GRZEGORZmPolish
Polish form of GREGORY.
GUALBERTOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of Waldobert (see GAUBERT).
GUÁLTERmPortuguese
Portuguese form of WALTER.
GUALTIEROmItalian
Italian form of WALTER.
GUARINmMedieval French
Norman French form of WARIN.
GUDBRANDmNorwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Guðbrandr meaning "god's sword", derived from the elements guð "god" and brandr "sword".
GUDMUNDmSwedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Guðmundr which was derived from the elements guð "god" and mundr "protection".
GUDRUNfNorse Mythology, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German
From the Old Norse name Guðrún meaning "god's secret lore", derived from the elements guð "god" and rún "secret lore". In Norse legend Gudrun was the wife of Sigurd. After his death she married Atli, but when he murdered her brothers, she killed her sons by him, fed him their hearts, and then slew him.
GUERINOmItalian
Italian form of WARIN.
GUGLIELMOmItalian
Italian form of WILLIAM.
GUIDOmItalian, German
Latinized form of WIDO. This was the name of two 11th-century saints. Other notable bearers include 11th-century music theorist Guido d'Arezzo, 13th-century poet Guido Cavalcanti, and 17th-century painter Guido Reni.
GUIFRÉmCatalan (Rare)
Catalan form of WILFRED. This was the name of a 9th-century count of Barcelona.
GUILHERMEmPortuguese
Portuguese form of WILLIAM.
GUILLAUMEmFrench
French form of WILLIAM.
GUILLEMmCatalan
Catalan form of WILLIAM.
GUILLERMOmSpanish
Spanish form of WILLIAM.
GUIOMARf & mPortuguese, Spanish, Arthurian Romance
Possibly derived from the Germanic name Wigmar, which is formed of the elements wig "war, battle" and meri "famous". In the medieval 'Lancelot-Grail' cycle he plays a minor role as a cousin of Guinevere, who banishes him after he becomes a lover of Morgan le Fey. In modern Portugal and Spain it is a feminine name.
GUISCARDmMedieval French
Norman French form of the Norman name Wischard, formed of the Old Norse elements viskr "wise" and hórðr "brave, hardy".
GÜLBAHARfTurkish
Turkish form of GOLBAHAR.
GULBAHARf & mUrdu
Urdu form of GOLBAHAR.
GULBRANDmNorwegian (Rare), Danish (Rare)
From the Old Norse name Gulbrandr, a variant of Guðbrandr (see GUDBRAND).
GÜLİZARfTurkish
Turkish form of GOLZAR.
GULLfSwedish, Norwegian, Danish
Short form of various Scandinavian names beginning with the Old Norse element guð meaning "god".
GÜLNARfAzerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of GOLNAR.
GULNARfKazakh
Kazakh form of GOLNAR.
GÜLNARƏfAzerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of GOLNAR.
GULNARAfKazakh, Kyrgyz, Azerbaijani
Kazakh, Kyrgyz and Azerbaijani form of GOLNAR.
GÜLNAZfTurkish
Turkish form of GOLNAZ.
GULNAZfKazakh, Georgian, Urdu
Kazakh, Georgian and Urdu form of GOLNAZ.
GULNORAfUzbek
Uzbek form of GOLNAR.
GÜLŞENfTurkish
Turkish form of GOLSHAN.
GULSHANmIndian, Hindi, Urdu
Hindi and Urdu form of GOLSHAN.
GULZARm & fUrdu
Urdu form of GOLZAR.
GUNfSwedish
Modern form of GUNNR.
GUNBORGfSwedish
From the Old Norse name Gunnbjörg, derived from the elements gunnr "war" and björg "help, save, rescue".
GUNDAfGerman, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Ancient Germanic
Short form of names containing the Germanic element gund which means "war".
GUNHILDfSwedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Gunnhildr, derived from the elements gunnr "war" and hildr "battle".
GUNILLAfSwedish
Swedish variant of GUNHILD.
GUNNfNorwegian
Modern form of GUNNR.
GUNNARmSwedish, Norwegian, Danish, Norse Mythology
From the Old Norse name Gunnarr which was derived from the elements gunnr "war" and arr "warrior" (making it a cognate of GÜNTHER). In Norse legend Gunnar was the husband of Brynhildr. He had his brother-in-law Sigurd murdered based on his wife's false accusations that Sigurd had taken her virginity.
GUNNEmSwedish, Norwegian
Short form of Old Norse names beginning with the element gunnr "war".
GUNNELfSwedish
Swedish variant of GUNHILD.
GUNNHILDURfIcelandic
Icelandic form of GUNHILD.
GÜNTHERmGerman, Germanic Mythology
From the Germanic name Gundahar, derived from the elements gund "war" and hari "army, warrior". This was the name of a semi-legendary 5th-century Burgundian king. He appears in the Germanic saga the 'Nibelungenlied', which has him wooing the Icelandic queen Brünhild. He wins her hand in marriage with the help of the hero Siegfried. He ultimately betrays Siegfried, but Siegfried's widow Kriemhild (Günther's sister) takes her revenge upon him.
GUNTRAMmGerman
Means "war raven" from the Germanic elements gund "war" and hramn "raven". This was the name of a 6th-century Frankish king.
GUNVALDmNorwegian
From the Old Norse name Gunnvaldr, derived from gunnr "war" and valdr "power, leader, ruler".
GUNVORfSwedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Gunnvör meaning "cautious in war" from gunnr "war" combined with vor "vigilant, cautious".
GUSTAAFmDutch
Dutch form of GUSTAV.
GUSTAFmSwedish, German
Swedish and German variant of GUSTAV.
GUSTAVmSwedish, Norwegian, Danish, German
Possibly means "staff of the Goths", derived from the Old Norse elements Gautr "Goth" and stafr "staff". However, the root name Gautstafr is not well attested in the Old Norse period. Alternatively, it might be derived from the Slavic name GOSTISLAV. This name has been borne by six kings of Sweden, including the 16th-century Gustav I Vasa.
GUSTAVEmFrench
French form of GUSTAV. This name was borne by the French artist Gustave Doré (1832-1883).
GUSTAVOmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of GUSTAV.
GUSTAVSmLatvian
Latvian form of GUSTAV.
GUSTAWmPolish
Polish form of GUSTAV.
GUSZTÁVmHungarian
Hungarian form of GUSTAV.
GUÐLAUGfAncient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements guð meaning "god" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
GUÐMUNDURmIcelandic
Icelandic form of GUDMUND.
GUÐRÍÐURfIcelandic
Icelandic form of GUÐRÍÐR.
GUÐRÚNfAncient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Old Norse form of GUDRUN, as well as the modern Icelandic form.
GUYmEnglish, French
Norman French form of WIDO. The Normans introduced it to England, where it was common until the time of Guy Fawkes (1570-1606), a revolutionary who attempted to blow up the British parliament. The name was revived in the 19th century, due in part to characters in the novels 'Guy Mannering' (1815) by Sir Walter Scott and 'The Heir of Redclyffe' (1854) by C. M. Yonge.
GVIDASmLithuanian
Lithuanian form of GUIDO.
GWALLTERmWelsh
Welsh form of WALTER.
GWENAËLmFrench, Breton
Means "blessed and generous" from Breton gwenn meaning "white, fair, blessed" and hael meaning "generous". Saint Gwenhael was a 6th-century abbot of Brittany.
GWENAËLLEfFrench, Breton
Feminine form of GWENAËL.
GWENDAfWelsh, English
Derived from the Welsh elements gwen meaning "white, fair, blessed" and da meaning "good". This name was created in the 20th century.
GWILHERMmBreton
Breton form of WILLIAM.
GWILYMmWelsh
Welsh form of WILLIAM.
GWYNETHfWelsh, English (Modern)
Possibly a variant of GWYNEDD or a form of Welsh gwyn meaning "white, fair, blessed". It has been common in Wales since the 19th century.
GWYTHYRmWelsh
Welsh form of VICTOR.
GYDAfDanish
Danish form of Gyða (see GYTHA).
GYÖRGYmHungarian
Hungarian form of GEORGE.
GYÐAfAncient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of GYTHA.
GYTHAfEnglish (Archaic)
From Gyða, an Old Norse diminutive of GUÐRÍÐR. It was borne by a Danish noblewoman who married the English lord Godwin of Wessex in the 11th century. The name was used in England for a short time after that, and was revived in the 19th century.
GYULAmHungarian
From a Hungarian royal title, which was probably of Turkic origin. This name is also used as a Hungarian form of JULIUS.
HABAKKUKmBiblical
From the Hebrew name חֲבַקּוּק (Chavaqquq) meaning "embrace". In the Old Testament this is one of the twelve minor prophets, the author of the Book of Habakkuk.
HACERfTurkish
Turkish form of HAGAR.
HADASSAHfBiblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
From Hebrew הֲדַס (hadas) meaning "myrtle tree". In the Old Testament this is the Hebrew name of Queen Esther.
HADEWYCHfDutch
Dutch form of HEDWIG.
HADImArabic, Persian
Means "leader, guide" in Arabic.
HADİmTurkish
Turkish form of HADI.
HADIİYEfTurkish
Turkish feminine form of HADI.
HADRIENmFrench
French variant form of ADRIAN.
HAGARfBiblical, Biblical German, Biblical Hebrew
Possibly means "flight" in Hebrew, though it could also be of unknown Egyptian origin. In the Old Testament she is the concubine of Abraham and the mother of Ishmael, the founder of the Arab people. After Abraham's wife Sarah finally gave birth to a child, she had Hagar and Ishmael expelled into the desert. However, God heard their crying and saved them.
HAGEN (1)mGerman, Germanic Mythology
Derived from the Germanic element hagan meaning "enclosure". In the Germanic saga the 'Nibelungenlied' he is the half-brother of Günther. He killed the hero Siegfried by luring him onto a hunting expedition and then stabbing him with a javelin in his one vulnerable spot.
HAGEN (2)mDanish
Danish form of HÅKON.
HAGGITHfBiblical
Means "festive" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of one of King David's wives.
HAJARfArabic
Arabic form of HAGAR.
HÅKANmSwedish
Swedish form of Hákon (see HÅKON).
HAKOBmArmenian
Armenian form of JACOB (or JAMES).
HÁKONmAncient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse form of HÅKON, as well as the modern Icelandic form.
HÅKONmNorwegian
Modern Norwegian form of the Old Norse name Hákon, which meant "high son" from "high" and konr "son, descendant". This was the name of seven kings of Norway.
HALDORmNorwegian
From the Old Norse name Hallþórr, which meant "Thor's rock" from hallr "rock" combined with the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR).
HALE (1)fTurkish
Turkish form of HALA.
HÁLFDANmAncient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of HALFDAN.
HALFDANmNorwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Hálfdan, composed of the elements hálfr "half" and Danr "Dane", originally a nickname for a person who was half Danish.
HALİDEfTurkish
Turkish feminine form of KHALID.
HALİLmTurkish
Turkish form of KHALIL.
HALILmAlbanian
Albanian form of KHALIL.
HALİMmTurkish
Turkish form of HALIM.
HALİMEfTurkish
Turkish feminine form of HALIM.
HALINAfPolish
Polish form of GALINA.
HALİTmTurkish
Turkish form of KHALID.
HALLBJÖRNmAncient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements hallr "rock" and björn "bear".
HALLDÓRmIcelandic
Icelandic form of HALDOR.
HALLDÓRAfIcelandic
Icelandic feminine form of HALDOR.
HALLE (1)mNorwegian
From the Old Norse name Halli, a diminutive of names containing the element hallr meaning "rock".
HALSTEINmNorwegian
From the Old Norse name Hallsteinn, derived from the elements hallr "rock" and steinn "stone".
HALSTENmSwedish
Old Swedish form of Hallsteinn (see HALSTEIN).
HALVARmSwedish
Swedish form of HALVARD.
HALVARDmNorwegian
From the Old Norse name Hallvarðr, which meant "rock guardian" from hallr "rock" combined with varðr "guardian".
HALYNAfUkrainian
Ukrainian form of GALINA.
HAMID (1)mArabic, Persian
Means "praiseworthy, praised" in Arabic. In Islamic tradition الحميد (al-Hamid) is one of the 99 names of Allah.
HAMID (2)mArabic, Persian
Means "praiser" in Arabic.
HAMİDEfTurkish
Turkish feminine form of HAMID (1).
HAMIDEfPersian
Persian feminine form of HAMID (1).
HAMİTmTurkish
Turkish form of HAMID (1).
HAMLETmLiterature, Armenian
Anglicized form of the Danish name Amleth. Shakespeare used this name for the Prince of Denmark in his play 'Hamlet' (1600), which he based upon earlier Danish tales.
HAMOmMedieval English
Norman form of HAIMO. The Normans brought this name to Britain.
HANA (1)fArabic, Bosnian
Means "bliss, happiness" in Arabic.
HANA (2)fCzech, Slovak, Croatian
Czech, Slovak and Croatian form of HANNAH.
HANANIAHmBiblical
Means "YAHWEH is gracious" in Hebrew. This name appears frequently in the Old Testament. It is the Hebrew name of Shadrach.
HANİFEfTurkish
Turkish feminine form of HANIF.
HANNmMedieval English
Medieval English form of Iohannes (see JOHN).
HANNAHfEnglish, Hebrew, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Arabic, Biblical
From the Hebrew name חַנָּה (Channah) meaning "favour" or "grace". In the Old Testament this is the name of the wife of Elkanah. Her rival was Elkanah's other wife Peninnah, who had children while Hannah remained barren. After a blessing from Eli she finally became pregnant with Samuel.... [more]
HARALAMBmRomanian
Romanian form of CHARALAMPOS.
HARALAMBImBulgarian
Bulgarian form of CHARALAMPOS.
HARALDmSwedish, Norwegian, Danish, German
Scandinavian and German cognate of HAROLD. This was the name of several kings of Norway and Denmark.
HARALDURmIcelandic
Icelandic cognate of HAROLD.
HARANmBiblical, Biblical Hebrew
Possibly means "hill, mountain" in Hebrew. This is the name of the brother of Abraham and father of Lot in the Old Testament.
HARImHinduism, Indian, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali
Means "brown, yellow, tawny" in Sanskrit, and by extension "monkey, horse, lion". This is another name of the Hindu god Vishnu, and sometimes of Krishna. It is also borne by the son of the Garuda, the bird-like mount of Vishnu.
HARIS (1)mBosnian, Urdu, Arabic
Bosnian and Urdu form of HARITH, as well as a variant transcription of the Arabic name.
HAROLDOmSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of HAROLD.
HAROONmUrdu
Urdu form of HARUN.
HARRImFinnish, Welsh
Finnish and Welsh form of HARRY.
HARRIETfEnglish
English form of HENRIETTE, and thus a feminine form of HARRY. It was first used in the 17th century, becoming very common in the English-speaking world by the 18th century. A famous bearer was Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896), the American author who wrote 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'.
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