Names with Relationship "from different language"

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HERNANDO   m   Spanish
Medieval Spanish form of FERDINAND. A famous bearer of this name was Hernando Cortés (1485-1547), a Spanish conquistador.
HEROD   m   Biblical
From the Greek name ‘Ηρωιδης (Heroides), which probably means "song of the hero" from ‘ηρως (heros) "hero, warrior" combined with ωιδη (oide) "song, ode". This was the name of several rulers of Judea during the period when it was part of the Roman Empire. This includes two who appear in the New Testament: Herod the Great, the king who ordered the slaughter of the children, and his son Herod Antipas, who had John the Baptist beheaded.
HERODIAS   f   Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of HEROD. This was the name of a member of the Herodian ruling family of Judea, a sister of Herod Agrippa and the wife of Herod Antipas. She appears in the Old Testament, where she contrives to have her husband Antipas imprison and execute John the Baptist.
HERODION   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Ancient Greek
Diminutive of the Greek name Heroides (see HEROD). This name is mentioned briefly in Paul's epistle to the Romans in the New Testament.
HERRY   m   Medieval English
Medieval English form of HENRY. Unlike Harry, this form is no longer used.
HERTHA   f   German
Form of NERTHUS. The spelling change from N to H resulted from a misreading of Tacitus's text.
HERVÉ   m   French
French form of HARVEY.
HESEKIEL   m   Finnish (Rare)
Finnish form of EZEKIEL.
HESTER   f   English, Biblical Latin
Latin form of ESTHER. Like Esther, it has been used in England since the Protestant Reformation. Nathaniel Hawthorne used it for the heroine of his novel 'The Scarlet Letter' (1850), Hester Prynne.
HEYDAR   m   Persian
Persian form of HAIDAR.
HEZEKIAH   m   Biblical
From the Hebrew name חִזְקִיָהוּ (Chizqiyahu), which means "YAHWEH strengthens". This name was borne by a powerful king of Judah who reigned in the 8th and 7th centuries BC. Also in the Old Testament, this was the name of an ancestor of the prophet Zephaniah.
HIDAYAT   m   Arabic, Indonesian
Means "guidance" in Arabic.
HIDDE   m   Frisian
Frisian short form of names containing the Germanic element hild meaning "battle".
HIEREMIAS   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of JEREMIAH.
HIERONYMUS   m   German, Dutch (Archaic), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latin form of JEROME used in Germany and the Netherlands. Hieronymus Bosch was a 15th-century Dutch painter known for his depictions of the torments of hell.
HIEU   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of JEHU.
HIEZECIHEL   m   Biblical Latin
Biblical Latin form of EZEKIEL.
HIGINI   m   Catalan
Catalan form of HYGINUS.
HİKMET   m   Turkish
Turkish form of HIKMAT.
HILAIRE   m   French
French form of HILARIUS.
HILARIA   f   Ancient Roman, Spanish
Feminine form of HILARIUS.
HILARY   f & m   English
Medieval English form of HILARIUS or HILARIA. During the Middle Ages it was primarily a masculine name. It was revived in Britain at the beginning of the 20th century as a predominantly feminine name. In America, this name and the variant Hillary seemed to drop in popularity after Hillary Clinton (1947-) became the first lady.
HILBERT   m   German
Variant of HILDEBERT.
HILDA   f   English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Spanish, Anglo-Saxon (Latinized), Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of names containing the Germanic element hild "battle". The short form was used for both Old English and continental Germanic names. Saint Hilda of Whitby was a 7th-century English saint and abbess. The name became rare in England during the later Middle Ages, but was revived in the 19th century.
HILDE   f   German, Dutch, Norwegian
German, Dutch and Norwegian variant of HILDA.
HILDEBERT   m   German
Means "bright battle" from the Germanic elements hild "battle" and beraht "bright".
HILDEBRAND   m   German (Archaic), Ancient Germanic
Means "battle sword", derived from the Germanic element hild "battle" combined with brand "sword". This was the name of the hero of an 8th-century poem written in Old High German.
HILDEGARD   f   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements hild "battle" and gard "enclosure". Saint Hildegard was a 12th-century mystic from Bingen in Germany who was famous for her writings and poetry and also for her prophetic visions.
HILDR   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Old Norse cognate of HILDA. In Norse legend this was the name of a valkyrie.
HILDUR   f   Icelandic, Norwegian
Icelandic form of HILDR.
HILLAR   m   Estonian
Estonian form of HILARIUS.
HILLARY   f   English
Variant of HILARY. A famous bearer of the surname was Sir Edmund Hillary (1919-2008), the first man to climb Mount Everest.
HILLEL   m   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew הלל (halal) meaning "praise". This name is mentioned briefly in the Old Testament as the father of the judge Abdon.
HILLEVI   f   Swedish, Finnish
Swedish and Finnish form of HEILWIG.
HILTRAUD   f   German
Means "strength in battle", derived from the Germanic elements hild "battle" and thrud "strength".
HILTRUD   f   German
Variant of HILTRAUD.
HINNERK   m   Low German
Low German form of HEINRICH.
HINRICH   m   Low German
Low German form of HEINRICH.
HINRIK   m   Icelandic
Icelandic form of HENRY.
HIPOLIT   m   Polish
Polish form of HIPPOLYTOS.
HIPÓLITO   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of HIPPOLYTOS.
HIPPOLYTE (2)   m   French
French form of HIPPOLYTOS.
HIPPOLYTOS   m   Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Means "freer of horses" from Greek ‘ιππος (hippos) "horse" and λυω (luo) "to loosen". In Greek legend he was the son of Theseus who was tragically loved by his stepmother Phaedra. This was also the name of a 3rd-century theologian, saint and martyr.
HIRAM   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, English
Probably of Phoenician origin, though it could be from Hebrew meaning "exalted brother". This was the name of a king of Tyre in the Old Testament. As an English given name, Hiram came into use after the Protestant Reformation. In the 17th century the Puritans brought it to America, where it gained some currency.
HIZKIAH   m   Biblical
Alternate form of the Hebrew name Chizqiyahu (see HEZEKIAH).
HJALMAR   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Hjálmarr meaning "helmeted warrior" from the element hjalmr "helmet" combined with arr "warrior".
HJÖRDÍS   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Means "sword goddess", derived from Old Norse hjörr "sword" and dís "goddess".
HJÖRDIS   f   Swedish
Modern Swedish form of HJÖRDÍS.
HJØRDIS   f   Danish, Norwegian
Modern Danish and Norwegian form of HJÖRDÍS.
HLÍF   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of LIV (1).
HODIAH   f   Biblical
Means "majesty of YAHWEH" in Hebrew. This is the name of a wife of Ezra in the Old Testament.
HOEBAER   m   Limburgish
Limburgish form of HUBERT. Its spelling has been influenced by the French pronunciation of Hubert.
HOHEPA   m   Maori
Maori form of JOSEPH.
HOLGER   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Hólmgeirr, derived from the elements hólmr "island" and geirr "spear". This was the name of one of Charlemagne's generals, a nobleman from Denmark.
HOMER   m   English, Ancient Greek (Anglicized)
From the Greek name ‘Ομηρος (Homeros), derived from ‘ομηρος (homeros) meaning "hostage, pledge". Homer was the Greek epic poet who wrote the 'Iliad', about the Trojan War, and the 'Odyssey', about Odysseus's journey home after the war. There is some debate about when he lived, or if he was even a real person, though most scholars place him in the 8th century BC. In the modern era, Homer has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world (chiefly in America) since the 18th century. This name is borne by the cartoon father on the television series 'The Simpsons'.
HONORA   f   Irish, English
Variant of HONORIA. It was brought to England and Ireland by the Normans.
HONORATA   f   Late Roman, Polish
Feminine form of HONORATUS.
HONORÉ   m   French
French form of HONORATUS. It is also sometimes used as a French form of HONORIUS.
HONORINE   f   French
French form of Honorina, a feminine form of the Roman name Honorinus, a derivative of HONORIUS. Saint Honorina was a 4th-century martyr from the Normandy region in France.
HONOUR   f   English (Rare)
From the English word honour, which is of Latin origin. This was one of the virtue names adopted by the Puritans in the 17th century. It can also be viewed as a form of HONORIA or HONORATA, which are ultimately derived from the same source.
HONZA   m   Czech
Czech form of HANS.
HOPCYN   m   Welsh
Welsh form of HOPKIN.
HORACE   m   English, French
English and French form of HORATIUS, and the name by which the Roman poet Quintus Horatius Flaccus is commonly known those languages. In the modern era it has been used as a given name since the Renaissance, in honour of the poet.
HORÁCIO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of HORATIUS.
HORACIO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of HORATIUS.
HORATIO   m   English
Variant of HORATIUS. It was borne by the British admiral Horatio Nelson (1758-1805), famous for his defeat of Napoleon's forces in the Battle of Trafalgar, in which he was himself killed. Since his time the name has been occasionally used in his honour.
HORAȚIU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of HORATIUS.
HORTENSE   f   French, English
French form of HORTENSIA.
HORTENSIA   f   Ancient Roman, Spanish
Feminine form of the Roman family name Hortensius, possibly derived from Latin hortus "garden".
HOSEA   m   Biblical
Variant transcription of Hoshe'a (see HOSHEA). Hosea is one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament, the author of the Book of Hosea. Written in the northern kingdom, it draws parallels between his relationship with his unfaithful wife and the relationship between God and his people.
HOSHEA   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
From the Hebrew name הוֹשֵׁעַ (Hoshe'a) meaning "salvation". In the Old Testament at Numbers 13:16, Moses gives the spy Hoshea the new name Yehoshu'a (see JOSHUA), which has a related origin. This name was also borne by an 8th-century BC king of Israel, who was the last ruler of that state before it was conquered by Assyria.
HOSSEIN   m   Persian
Persian form of HUSAYN.
HOVHANNES   m   Armenian
Armenian form of Iohannes (see JOHN).
HOVSEP   m   Armenian
Armenian form of JOSEPH.
HRAFN   m   Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "raven" in Old Norse.
HRISTIJAN   m   Macedonian
Macedonian form of CHRISTIAN.
HRISTINA   f   Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bulgarian, Macedonian and Serbian form of CHRISTINA.
HRISTOFOR   m   Bulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of CHRISTOPHER.
HRYHORIY   m   Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of GREGORY.
HUBERT   m   English, German, Dutch, French, Polish, Ancient Germanic
Means "bright heart", derived from the Germanic elements hug "heart, mind" and beraht "bright". Saint Hubert was an 8th-century bishop of Maastricht who is considered the patron saint of hunters. The Normans brought the name to England, where it replaced an Old English cognate Hygebeorht. It died out during the Middle Ages but was revived in the 19th century.
HUBRECHT   m   Dutch (Archaic)
Dutch variant of HUBERT.
HUGH   m   English
From the Germanic element hug, meaning "heart, mind, spirit". It was common among Frankish and French nobility, being borne by Hugh Capet, a 10th-century king of France who founded the Capetian dynasty. The Normans brought the name to England and it became common there, even more so after the time of the 12th-century bishop Saint Hugh of Lincoln, who was known for his charity. This was also the name of kings of Cyprus and the crusader kingdom of Jerusalem. The name is used in Ireland and Scotland as the Anglicized form of Aodh and Ùisdean.
HUGO   m   Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, English, Dutch, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of HUGH. As a surname it has belonged to the French author Victor Hugo (1802-1885), the writer of 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' and 'Les Misérables'.
HUGUES   m   French
French form of HUGH.
HUHANA   f   Maori
Maori form of SUSAN.
HULDA (1)   f   Icelandic, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse hulda meaning "hiding, secrecy". This was the name of a sorceress in Norse mythology. As a modern name, it can also derive from archaic Swedish huld meaning "sweet, lovable".
HULDA (2)   f   Biblical
Variant of HULDAH.
HULDAH   f   Biblical
Means "weasel, mole" in Hebrew. This name appears in the Old Testament belonging to a prophetess.
HUMAIRA   f   Arabic, Urdu
Variant transcription of HUMAYRA.
HUMBERT   m   German, French, English (Rare), Ancient Germanic
Means "bright warrior", derived from the Germanic elements hun "warrior, bear cub" and beraht "bright". The Normans introduced this name to England, though it has always been uncommon there. It was borne by two kings of Italy (called Umberto in Italian), who ruled in the 19th and 20th centuries.
HUMPHREY   m   English
Means "peaceful warrior" from the Germanic elements hun "warrior, bear cub" and frid "peace". The Normans introduced this name to England, where it replaced the Old English cognate Hunfrith, and it was regularly used through the Middle Ages. A famous bearer was the American actor Humphrey Bogart (1899-1957), who starred in 'The Maltese Falcon' and 'Casablanca'.
HURŞİT   m   Turkish
Turkish form of KHURSHID.
HUSEIN   m   Bosnian
Bosnian form of HUSAYN.
HÜSEYİN   m   Turkish
Turkish form of HUSAYN.
HÜSEYN   m   Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of HUSAYN.
HÜSNİYE   f   Turkish
Turkish feminine form of HUSNI.
HÜSNÜ   m   Turkish
Turkish form of HUSNI.
HUW   m   Welsh
Welsh form of HUGH.
HYACINTHE   m & f   French
French masculine and feminine form of HYACINTHUS.
HYNEK   m   Czech
Diminutive of HEINRICH.
IACHIN   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JACHIN used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IACOBUS   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of JACOB.
IACOMUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin form of JACOB.
IACOPO   m   Italian
Variant of JACOPO.
IAEL   f   Biblical Greek
Form of JAEL used in the Greek Old Testament.
IAFETH   m   Biblical Latin
Form of JAPHETH used in the Latin Old Testament.
IAGO   m   Welsh, Galician, Portuguese
Welsh and Galician form of JACOB. This was the name of two early Welsh kings of Gwynedd. It is also the name of the villain in Shakespeare's tragedy 'Othello' (1603).
IAHEL   f   Biblical Latin
Form of JAEL used in the Latin Old Testament.
IAIN   m   Scottish
Scottish form of JOHN.
IAIR   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JAIR used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IAIROS   m   Biblical Greek
New Testament Greek form of JAIRUS.
IAIRUS   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of JAIRUS.
IAKOB   m   Georgian
Georgian form of JACOB.
IAKOBOS   m   Biblical Greek
Form of JACOB used in the Greek Bible.
IAKOPA   m   Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of JACOB.
IAKOVU   m   Old Church Slavic
Old Slavic form of JACOB.
IAN   m   Scottish, English
Scottish form of JOHN.
IANTHA   f   Various
Variant of IANTHE.
IAPHETH   m   Biblical Greek
Form of JAPHETH used in the Greek Old Testament.
IARED   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JARED used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IBRAGIM   m   Chechen, Ossetian
Chechen and Ossetian form of ABRAHAM.
İBRAHİM   m   Turkish
Turkish form of ABRAHAM.
IBRAHIM   m   Arabic, Malay, Indonesian
Arabic, Malay and Indonesian form of ABRAHAM.
IBRAHIMA   m   Western African
Form of IBRAHIM used in some parts of western Africa.
IBRO   m   Bosnian
Bosnian diminutive of IBRAHIM.
IDA   f   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Hungarian, Slovene, Croatian, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element id meaning "work, labour". The Normans brought this name to England, though it eventually died out there in the Middle Ages. It was strongly revived in the 19th century, in part due to the heroine in Alfred Lord Tennyson's poem 'The Princess' (1847), which was later adapted into the play 'Princess Ida' (1884) by Gilbert and Sullivan.... [more]
IDIDA   f   Biblical Latin
Form of JEDIDAH used in the Latin Old Testament.
IDONEA   f   English (Archaic)
Medieval English name, probably a Latinized form of IÐUNN. The spelling may have been influenced by Latin idonea "suitable". It was common in England from the 12th century.
IDONY   f   English (Archaic)
Medieval English vernacular form of IDONEA.
İDRİS   m   Turkish
Turkish form of IDRIS (1).
IEDIDA   f   Biblical Greek
Form of JEDIDAH used in the Greek Old Testament.
IEKIKA   f   Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of JESSICA.
IEPHTHAE   m   Biblical Greek
Form of JEPHTHAH used in the Greek Old Testament.
IEPTHAE   m   Biblical Latin
Form of JEPHTHAH used in the Latin Old Testament.
IEREMIAS   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of JEREMIAH.
IERONIMUS   m   Late Roman
Medieval Latin form of JEROME.
IESOUS   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of JOSHUA and JESUS.
IESTYN   m   Welsh
Welsh form of JUSTIN.
IESUS   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of Iesous (see JESUS).
IEUAN   m   Welsh
Old Welsh form of JOHN.
IEVA   f   Lithuanian, Latvian
Lithuanian and Latvian form of EVE. This is also the Lithuanian and Latvian word for a type of cherry tree (species Prunus padus).
IEZEKIEL   m   Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of EZEKIEL.
IGGY   m   English
Diminutive of IGNATIUS.
IGNAAS   m   Dutch
Dutch form of IGNATIUS.
IGNÁC   m   Hungarian, Czech
Hungarian and Czech form of IGNATIUS.
IGNAC   m   Slovene
Slovene form of IGNATIUS.
IGNACE   m   French
French form of IGNATIUS.
IGNACIA   f   Spanish
Spanish feminine form of IGNATIUS.
IGNACIJ   m   Slovene
Slovene form of IGNATIUS.
IGNACIO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of IGNATIUS.
IGNACY   m   Polish
Polish form of IGNATIUS.
IGNAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of IGNATIUS.
IGNASI   m   Catalan
Catalan form of IGNATIUS.
IGNATIY   m   Russian
Russian form of IGNATIUS.
IGNATZ   m   German
German form of IGNATIUS.
IGNAZIO   m   Italian
Italian form of IGNATIUS.
IGOR   m   Russian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Russian form of Yngvarr (see INGVAR). The Varangians brought it to Russia in the 10th century. It was borne by two Grand Princes of Kiev. Famous bearers include Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971), a Russian composer whose most famous work is 'The Rite of Spring', and Igor Sikorsky (1889-1972), the Russian-American designer of the first successful helicopter.
IHAR   m   Belarusian
Belarusian form of IGOR.
IHOR   m   Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of IGOR.
İHSAN   m   Turkish
Turkish form of IHSAN.
IIDA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of IDA.
IINES   f   Finnish
Finnish form of AGNES.
IIRIS   f   Finnish
Finnish form of IRIS.
IISAKKI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of ISAAC.
IJSBRAND   m   Dutch
Derived from the Germanic elements is "ice, iron" and brand "sword".
IKAIA   m   Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of ISAIAH.
İKBAL   m   Turkish
Turkish form of IQBAL.
ILAR   m   Welsh
Welsh form of HILARIUS.
ILARI   m   Russian, Finnish
Russian and Finnish form of HILARIUS.
ILARIA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of HILARIUS.
ILARIO   m   Italian
Italian form of HILARIUS.
ILARION   m   Bulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of HILARION.
ILDA   f   Italian
Italian form of HILDA.
İLDAR   m   Tatar
Tatar form of ELDAR.
ILDEFONSO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of the Visigothic name Hildefons, which meant "battle ready", derived from the Germanic elements hild "battle" and funs "ready". This was the name of a 7th-century saint, an archbishop of Toledo.
ILDIKÓ   f   Hungarian
Possibly a form of HILDA. This name was borne by the last wife of Attila the Hun.
ILEANA   f   Romanian, Spanish, Italian
Possibly a Romanian variant of ELENA. In Romanian folklore this is the name of a princess kidnapped by monsters and rescued by a heroic knight.
İLHAMİ   m   Turkish
Turkish form of ILHAM.
ILIA   m   Georgian, Russian, Bulgarian, Old Church Slavic
Georgian form of ELIJAH. It is also a variant transcription of Russian ILYA or Bulgarian ILIYA.
ILIE   m   Romanian
Romanian form of ELIAS.
ILIJA   m   Macedonian, Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian
Macedonian, Serbian and Croatian form of ELIJAH, and a Bulgarian variant transcription of ILIYA.
ILIYA   m   Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of ELIJAH.
İLKİN   m   Turkish, Azerbaijani
Means "first" in Turkish and Azerbaijani.
ILLARION   m   Russian
Russian form of HILARION.
ILLÉS   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of ELIAS.
ILLIAM   m   Manx
Manx form of WILLIAM.
ILONA   f   Hungarian, German, Finnish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Czech
Meaning uncertain, possibly a Hungarian form of HELEN.
ILYA   m   Russian
Russian form of ELIJAH.
İLYAS   m   Turkish
Turkish form of ELIJAH.
ILYAS   m   Arabic
Arabic form of ELIJAH.
IMA   f   Dutch, Ancient Germanic
Variant of EMMA.
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.
IME (2)   m & f   Frisian
Short form of names beginning with the Germanic element ermen "whole, universal".
IMELDA   f   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of IRMHILD. The Blessed Imelda was a young 14th-century nun from Bologna.
IMKE   f   Frisian, Dutch, German
Diminutive of IME (2).
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.
IMRAM   m   Arabic
Variant of IMRAN.
IMRAN   m   Arabic, Urdu, Punjabi, Malay, Bengali
Arabic form of AMRAM. This is the name Muslims traditionally assign to the father of the Virgin Mary (analogous to the Christian Joachim).
IMRE   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of EMMERICH. This was the name of an 11th-century Hungarian saint, the son of Saint Istvan. He is also known as Emeric.
IMRICH   m   Slovak
Slovak form of EMMERICH.
INA   f   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Limburgish, Croatian
Short form of names ending with ina.
INÁCIO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of IGNATIUS.
IÑAKI   m   Basque
Basque form of IGNATIUS.
INDIRA   f   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil
Means "beauty" in Sanskrit. This is another name of Lakshmi, the wife of the Hindu god Vishnu. A notable bearer was India's first female prime minister, Indira Gandhi (1917-1984).
INDRA   m   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Nepali
Means "possessing drops of rain" from Sanskrit इन्दु (indu) meaning "a drop" and (ra) meaning "acquiring, possessing". Indra is the name of the ancient Hindu warrior god of the sky and rain. He is the chief god in the Hindu text the Rigveda.
INDRAJIT   m   Hinduism, Bengali, Indian, Hindi
Means "conqueror of Indra" from the name of the god INDRA combined with Sanskrit जिति (jiti) meaning "victory, conquering". In Hindu legend this is another name of Meghanada, the son of Ravana, the king of Sri Lanka. He was given this name by Brahma after he defeated Indra.
INDRANI   f   Hinduism, Bengali, Indian, Hindi
Means "queen of INDRA" in Sanskrit. This is a Hindu goddess of jealousy and beauty, a wife of Indra.
INDRIÐI   m   Icelandic
Icelandic form of EINDRIDE.
INÉS   f   Spanish
Spanish form of AGNES.
INÈS   f   French
French form of INÉS.
INÊS   f   Portuguese
Portuguese form of AGNES.
INES   f   Italian, Slovene, Croatian
Italian, Slovene and Croatian form of INÉS.
INEZ   f   English
English form of INÉS.
INGE   f & m   Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, German, Dutch
Short form of Scandinavian and German names beginning with the element ing, which refers to the Germanic god ING. In Sweden and Norway this is primarily a masculine name, elsewhere it is usually feminine.
INGEBJØRG   f   Norwegian, Danish
Norwegian and Danish variant of INGEBORG.
INGEBORG   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German
From the Old Norse name Ingibjörg, which was derived from the name of the Germanic god ING combined with björg meaning "help, save, rescue".
INGEBURG   f   German, Ancient Germanic
German form of INGEBORG.
INGEGÄRD   f   Swedish
Swedish variant of INGEGERD.
INGEGERD   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Ingigerðr, which was derived from the name of the Germanic god ING combined with garðr meaning "enclosure".
INGEMAR   m   Swedish
From the Old Norse name Ingimárr, derived from the name of the Germanic god ING combined with mærr "famous".
INGIBJÖRG   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of INGEBORG.
INGMAR   m   Swedish
Variant of INGEMAR. This name was borne by the Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman (1918-2007).
INGO   m   German, Ancient Germanic
German masculine form of INGE.
INGOLF   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German
From the Old Norse name Ingólfr, which was derived from the name of the Germanic god ING combined with úlfr meaning "wolf".
INGOMAR   m   German, Ancient Germanic
German form of INGEMAR.
INGRID   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German
From the Old Norse name Ingríðr meaning "Ing is beautiful", derived from the name of the Germanic god ING combined with fríðr "beautiful". A famous bearer was the Swedish actress Ingrid Bergman (1915-1982).
INGVAR   m   Swedish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Yngvarr, which was derived from the name of the Germanic god YNGVI combined with arr meaning "warrior".
INGVILD   f   Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Yngvildr, derived from the name of the Norse god YNGVI combined with hildr "battle".
ÍÑIGO   m   Spanish
Medieval Spanish form of ENEKO. This was the birth name of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, who changed it in honour of Saint Ignatius of Antioch. As such, this name is sometimes regarded as a form of IGNATIUS.
INIGO   m   English (Rare)
English form of ÍÑIGO. It became well-known in Britain due to the 17th-century English architect Inigo Jones. He was named after his father, a Catholic who was named for Saint Ignatius of Loyola.
INKA   f   Frisian, Finnish, German
Frisian and Finnish feminine form of INGE, and a German variant.
INKERI   f   Finnish
Finnish form of INGRID.
INNA   f   Russian, Ukrainian
Meaning unknown. This was the name of an early Scythian saint and martyr, a male, supposedly a disiciple of Saint Andrew.
INNOCENZO   m   Italian
Italian form of Innocentius (see INNOCENT).
INNOKENTIY   m   Russian
Russian form of Innocentius (see INNOCENT).
INOCENCIO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of Innocentius (see INNOCENT).
INTIRA   f   Thai
Thai form of INDIRA.
IOAB   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Greek and Latin form of JOAB.
IOAKEIM   m   Judeo-Christian Legend
Greek form of JOACHIM, found in the apocryphal Gospel of James.
IOAN   m   Romanian, Welsh, Bulgarian
Romanian and Welsh form of JOHN. This is also a variant transcription of the Bulgarian name YOAN.
IOANE   m   Georgian (Archaic)
Older Georgian form of JOHN.
IOANN   m   Russian
Older Russian form of JOHN.
IOANNES   m   Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of Yochanan (see JOHN).
IOANNU   m   Old Church Slavic
Old Slavic form of Ioannes (see JOHN).
IOB   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JOB used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IOEL   m   Biblical Greek
Form of JOEL used in the Greek Old Testament.
IOHANNA   f   Biblical Latin
Latin form of Ioanna (see JOANNA).
IOHANNES   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of Ioannes (see JOHN).
IOHEL   m   Biblical Latin
Form of JOEL used in the Latin Old Testament.
IOKUA   m   Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of JOSHUA.
IOLA   f   English
Probably a variant of IOLE.
IOLANDA   f   Italian, Portuguese, Romanian
Italian, Portuguese and Romanian form of YOLANDA.
IOLANTHE   f   Various
Probably a variant of YOLANDA influenced by the Greek words ιολη (iole) "violet" and ανθος (anthos) "flower". This name was (first?) used by Gilbert and Sullivan in their comic opera 'Iolanthe' (1882).
ÍOMHAR   m   Irish
Irish form of IVOR.
IOMHAR   m   Scottish
Scottish form of IVOR.
ION (1)   m   Basque, Romanian
Basque and Romanian form of JOHN.
IONA (1)   f   English, Scottish
From the name of the island off Scotland where Saint Columba founded a monastery. The name of the island is Old Norse in origin, and apparently derives simply from ey meaning "island".
IONA (2)   m   Russian, Georgian, Biblical Latin
Form of JONAH used in the Latin Old Testament, as well as the Russian and Georgian form.
IONAS   m   Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of JONAH used in the Greek Bible. It is also the form used in the Latin New Testament.
IONATÁN   m   Irish
Irish form of JONATHAN.
IONATHAN   m   Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of JONATHAN and JEHONATHAN used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IONE   f   Greek Mythology, English
From Greek ιον (ion) meaning "violet flower". This was the name of a sea nymph in Greek mythology. It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the 19th century, though perhaps based on the Greek place name Ionia, a region on the west coast of Asia Minor.
IORAM   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JORAM used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IOSAPHAT   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JEHOSHAPHAT used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IOSEB   m   Georgian
Georgian form of JOSEPH.
IOSEPH   m   Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of JOSEPH used in the Greek and Latin Bible.
IOSIAS   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of JOSIAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
IOSIF   m   Russian, Romanian, Greek
Russian, Romanian and Greek form of JOSEPH.
IOSIFU   m   Old Church Slavic
Old Slavic form of Ioseph (see JOSEPH).
IOSUE   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of JOSHUA.
IOU   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of JEHU.
IOUBAL   m   Biblical Greek
Form of JUBAL used in the Greek Old Testament.
IOUDAS   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of JUDAH.
IOUDITH   f   Biblical Greek
Greek form of JUDITH.
IOUNIA   f   Biblical Greek
Form of JUNIA used in the Greek New Testament.
IPATIY   m   Russian (Rare)
Russian form of the Greek name ‘Υπατος (Hypatos), the masculine form of HYPATIA.
IPPOLIT   m   Russian
Russian form of HIPPOLYTOS.
IPPOLITO   m   Italian
Italian form of HIPPOLYTOS.
IRA (1)   m   Biblical, English, Hebrew
Means "watchful" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of King David's priest. As an English Christian given name, Ira began to be used after the Protestant Reformation. In the 17th century the Puritans brought it to America, where remained moderately common into the 20th century.
IRAKLI   m   Georgian
Georgian form of HERAKLES.
IRAKLIY   m   Russian
Russian form of Herakleios (see HERACLIUS).
IRÉN   f   Hungarian
Hungarian form of IRENE.
IRENA   f   Polish, Czech, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Dutch, Lithuanian
Latinate form of IRENE.
IRÈNE   f   French
French form of IRENE.
IRENE   f   English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, German, Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Ειρηνη (Eirene), derived from a word meaning "peace". This was the name of the Greek goddess who personified peace, one of the ‘Ωραι (Horai). It was also borne by several early Christian saints. The name was common in the Byzantine Empire, notably being borne by an 8th-century empress, who was the first woman to lead the empire. She originally served as regent for her son, but later had him killed and ruled alone.... [more]
IRÉNÉE   m   French
French form of IRENAEUS.
IRENEUSZ   m   Polish
Polish form of IRENAEUS.
İRFAN   m   Turkish
Turkish form of IRFAN.
IRIA   f   Portuguese, Galician
Possibly a Portuguese and Galician form of IRENE. This was the name of a 7th-century saint (also known as Irene) from Tomar in Portugal. This is also the name of an ancient town in Galicia (now a district of Padrón).
IRINE   f   Georgian
Georgian form of IRENE.
IRINEY   m   Russian
Russian form of IRENAEUS.
ÍRIS   f   Portuguese, Icelandic
Portuguese and Icelandic form of IRIS.
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