Names with Relationship "from different language"

This is a list of names in which the relationship is from different language.
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OLENA   f   Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of HELEN.
OLEV   m   Estonian
Estonian form of OLAF.
OĽGA   f   Slovak
Slovak form of OLGA.
OLGA   f   Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Latvian, Hungarian, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Czech, Slovene, Serbian, Bulgarian, Greek
Russian form of HELGA. The Varangians brought it from Scandinavia to Russia. The 10th-century Saint Olga was the wife of Igor I, Grand Prince of Kievan Rus (a state based around the city of Kiev). Following his death she ruled as regent for her son for 18 years. After she was baptized in Constantinople she attempted to convert her subjects to Christianity.
OLGICA   f   Macedonian, Serbian
Macedonian and Serbian diminutive of OLGA.
OLHA   f   Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of OLGA.
OLIVÉR   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of OLIVER.
OLIVER   m   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Czech, Slovak
From Olivier, a Norman French form of a Germanic name such as ALFHER or an Old Norse name such as Áleifr (see OLAF). The spelling was altered by association with Latin oliva "olive tree". In the Middle Ages the name became well-known in Western Europe because of the French epic 'La Chanson de Roland', in which Olivier was a friend and advisor of the hero Roland.... [more]
OLÍVIA   f   Portuguese, Slovak, Hungarian
Portuguese, Slovak and Hungarian form of OLIVIA.
OLIVIA   f   English, 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]
OLIVIE   f   French (Rare), Czech (Rare)
French and Czech form of OLIVIA.
OLIVIER   m   French, Dutch
French and Dutch form of OLIVER.
OLIVIERO   m   Italian
Italian form of OLIVER.
OLIWER   m   Polish (Rare)
Polish form of OLIVER.
OLIWIA   f   Polish
Polish form of OLIVIA.
OLIWIER   m   Polish (Rare)
Polish form of OLIVER.
OLOF   m   Swedish
Swedish form of OLAF.
OLOV   m   Swedish
Swedish form of OLAF.
OLUF   m   Danish
Danish variant of OLAF.
OLYMPE   f   French
French form of OLYMPIAS.
OLYMPIA   f   Greek, Slovak
Feminine form of OLYMPOS.
OMAR (1)   m   Arabic, English
Variant transcription of UMAR. This is the usual English spelling of the 12th-century poet Umar Khayyam's name. In his honour it has sometimes been used in the English-speaking world, notably for the American general Omar Bradley (1893-1981).
ÖMER   m   Turkish
Turkish form of UMAR.
OMRI   m   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Possibly means "life" or "servant" in Hebrew (or a related Semitic language). This was the name of a 9th-century BC military commander who became king of Israel. He appears in the Old Testament, where he is denounced as being wicked.
ONA (1)   f   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of ANNA.
ONDINA   f   Portuguese, Italian
Portuguese and Italian form of UNDINE.
ONDŘEJ   m   Czech
Czech form of ANDREW.
ONDREJ   m   Slovak
Slovak form of ANDREW.
ONÉSIME   m   French
French form of ONESIMUS.
ONESIMUS   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin
Latinized form of the Greek name Ονησιμος (Onesimos), which meant "beneficial, profitable". Saint Onesimus was an escaped slave of Philemon who met Saint Paul while in prison and was converted by him. Paul sent him back to Philemon carrying the epistle that appears in the New Testament.
ONESIPHORUS   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin
Latinized form of the Greek name Ονησιφορος (Onesiphoros), which meant "bringing advantage, beneficial". This name is mentioned briefly in Paul's second epistle to Timothy in the New Testament. According to tradition he was martyred by being tied to horses and then torn apart.
ONFROI   m   Medieval French
Norman French form of HUMPHREY.
ONISIM   m   Russian (Rare)
Russian form of ONESIMUS.
ONISIMU   m   Old Church Slavic
Old Slavic form of ONESIMUS.
ONOFRE   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of ONUPHRIUS.
ONOFRIO   m   Italian
Italian form of ONUPHRIUS.
ONUPHRIUS   m   Egyptian Mythology (Latinized), Late Roman
Latinized form of Greek Οννωφρις (Onnophris), derived from Egyptian Unn-nfr meaning "he who is good, he who is happy". This was an epithet of the god Osiris. It was later used by an Egyptian saint and hermit from the 4th or 5th century.
OONA   f   Irish, Finnish
Irish variant and Finnish form of ÚNA.
OPHELIA   f   English, Literature
Derived from Greek οφελος (ophelos) meaning "help". This name was probably created by the 15th-century poet Jacopo Sannazaro for a character in his poem 'Arcadia'. It was borrowed by Shakespeare for his play 'Hamlet' (1600), in which it belongs to Hamlet's lover who eventually goes insane and drowns herself. In spite of this, the name has been used since the 19th century.
OPHÉLIE   f   French
French form of OPHELIA.
OPHIR   m   Biblical
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a son of Joktan in the Old Testament (where it is also used as a place name).
OPHRAH   m   Biblical
Means "fawn" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of both a man mentioned in genealogies and a city in Manasseh.
OPRAH   f   Various
In the case of television personality Oprah Winfrey, it was a childhood mispronunciation of her real name ORPAH that became permanent.
ORALEE   f   English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of AURÉLIE.
ORALIE   f   English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of AURÉLIE.
ORAZIO   m   Italian
Italian form of HORATIUS.
ORBÁN   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of URBAN.
ORFEO   m   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of ORPHEUS.
ORIA   f   Italian
Italian form of the Late Latin name Aurea which was derived from Latin aureus "golden". This was the name of a 3rd-century saint from Ostia (near Rome), as well as an 11th-century Spanish saint.
ORIANA   f   Italian, Spanish
Possibly derived from Latin aurum "gold" or from its derivatives, Spanish oro or French or. In medieval legend Oriana was the daughter of a king of England who married the knight Amadis.
ORIANE   f   French
French form of ORIANA.
ORIANNE   f   French
French form of ORIANA.
ÖRJAN   m   Swedish
Medieval Swedish form of JURIAN.
ØRJAN   m   Norwegian
Medieval Norwegian form of JURIAN.
ORLANDO   m   Italian
Italian form of ROLAND. A city in Florida bears this name, as does a character in Shakespeare's play 'As You like It' (1599).
ORPAH   f   Biblical
Means "back of the neck" in Hebrew. Orpah was Naomi's second daughter-in-law in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament.
ORPHA   f   Biblical, English
Variant of ORPAH used in some translations of the Bible.
ORSINO   m   Italian
Italian form of the Roman name Ursinus, itself derived from Ursus (see URS). This is the name of a character in Shakespeare's play 'Twelfth Night' (1602).
ORSO   m   Italian
Italian form of Ursus (see URS).
ORSOLA   f   Italian
Italian form of URSULA.
ORSOLYA   f   Hungarian
Hungarian form of URSULA.
ORTRUN   f   German (Rare)
Derived from the Germanic elements ort "point" and run "secret".
ORTWIN   m   German, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements ort "point" and win "friend".
ORVAR   m   Swedish, Norse Mythology
Means "arrow" in Old Norse. Orvar Odd is a legendary Norse hero who is the subject of a 13th-century Icelandic saga.
OSANNE   f   French (Rare)
French form of OSANNA.
OSBERT   m   English (Rare)
Derived from the Old English elements os "god" and beorht "bright". After the Norman conquest, this Old English name was merged with its Norman cognate. It was rare in the Middle Ages, and eventually died out. It was briefly revived in the 19th century.
OSBORN   m   English
Derived from the Old English elements os "god" and beorn "bear". During the Anglo-Saxon period there was also a Norse cognate Ásbjörn used in England, and after the Norman conquest the Norman cognate Osbern was introduced. It was occasionally revived in the 19th century, in part from a surname that was derived from the given name.
ÓSCAR   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of OSCAR.
ÒSCAR   m   Catalan
Catalan form of OSCAR.
OSCAR   m   English, Irish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, French, Irish Mythology
Possibly means "deer friend", derived from Gaelic os "deer" and cara "friend". Alternatively, it may derive from the Old English name OSGAR or its Old Norse cognate ÁSGEIRR, which may have been brought to Ireland by Viking invaders and settlers. In Irish legend Oscar was the son of the poet Oisín and the grandson of the hero Fionn mac Cumhail.... [more]
OSEE   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of HOSHEA (and HOSEA) used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
OSHEA   m   Biblical
Variant of HOSHEA used in some versions of the Bible.
ÓSKAR   m   Icelandic
Icelandic form of OSCAR.
OSKAR   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Polish
Scandinavian, German, Polish and Slovene form of OSCAR. A famous bearer was Oskar Schindler (1908-1974), who saved over a thousand Polish Jews during World War II.
OSKARI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of OSCAR.
OSKARS   m   Latvian
Latvian form of OSCAR.
OSMAN   m   Turkish
Turkish form of UTHMAN. This was the name of the founder of the Ottoman Empire (14th century).
OSMOND   m   English (Rare)
From the Old English elements os "god" and mund "protection". During the Anglo-Saxon period a Norse cognate Ásmundr was also used in England, and another version was imported by the Normans. Saint Osmund was an 11th-century Norman nobleman who became an English bishop. Though it eventually became rare, it was revived in the 19th century, in part from a surname that was derived from the given name.
OSVALD   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian cognate of OSWALD.
OSVALDO   m   Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of OSWALD.
OSWALD   m   English, German, Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements os "god" and weald "power, ruler". Saint Oswald was a king of Northumbria who introduced Christianity to northeast England in the 7th century before being killed in battle. There was also an Old Norse cognate Ásvaldr in use in England, being borne by the 10th-century Saint Oswald of Worcester, who was of Danish ancestry. Though the name had died out by the end of the Middle Ages, it was revived in the 19th century.
OSZKÁR   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of OSCAR.
OTAKAR   m   Czech
Czech form of ODOVACAR. This was the name of two kings of Bohemia.
OTÁVIA   f   Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of OCTAVIA.
OTÁVIO   m   Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of OCTAVIUS.
ÓÐINN   m   Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of ODIN.
OTILIA   f   Romanian
Romanian form of ODILIA.
OTMAR   m   German, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Audamar, which was derived from the elements aud "wealth, fortune" and meri "famous". This was the name of an 8th-century Swiss saint, an abbot of Saint Gall.
OTOKAR   m   Czech
Czech form of ODOVACAR.
OTTAVIA   f   Italian
Italian form of OCTAVIA.
OTTAVIANO   m   Italian
Italian form of Octavianus (see OCTAVIAN).
OTTAVIO   m   Italian
Italian form of OCTAVIUS.
OTTILIA   f   Swedish
Swedish form of ODILIA.
OTTILIE   f   German
German form of ODILIA.
OTTMAR   m   German
Variant of OTMAR.
OTTO   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, Ancient Germanic
Later German form of Audo or Odo, originally a short form of various names beginning with the Germanic element aud meaning "wealth, fortune". This was the name of four kings of Germany, starting in the 10th century with Otto I, the first Holy Roman Emperor, who was known as Otto the Great. This name was also borne by a 19th-century king of Greece who was originally from Bavaria. Another notable bearer was the German chancellor Otto von Bismarck (1815-1898).
OTTÓ   m   Hungarian, Icelandic
Hungarian and Icelandic form of OTTO.
OTTOKAR   m   German (Rare)
German form of ODOVACAR.
OTTOLINE   f   English (Rare)
Diminutive of OTTILIE. A famous bearer was the British socialite Lady Ottoline Morrell (1873-1938).
OTTOMAR   m   German (Rare)
Variant of OTMAR.
OTTONE   m   Italian
Italian form of OTTO.
OTYLIA   f   Polish
Polish form of ODILIA.
OURBANOS   m   Biblical Greek
Form of URBAN used in the Greek New Testament.
OURI   m   Biblical Greek
Form of URI used in the Greek Old Testament.
OURIAS   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of URIAH.
OVE   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Probably a modern form of the Old Danish name Aghi, originally a short form of names that contain the Old Norse element ag "edge of a sword" or agi "terror".
OVÍDIO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of Ovidius (see OVID).
OVIDIO   m   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Ovidius (see OVID).
OVIDIU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of Ovidius (see OVID).
OWAIN   m   Welsh, Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
Probably a Welsh form of EUGENE, though it might be derived from Welsh eoghunn meaning "youth". This was the name of several figures from Welsh history and mythology. In Arthurian legend Owain (also called Yvain in French sources) was one of the Knights of the Round Table, the son of King Urien and husband of the Lady of the Fountain. His character was based on that of Owain ap Urien, a 6th-century Welsh prince who fought against the Angles. This name was also borne by Owain Glyndwr, a 14th-century leader of Welsh resistance against English rule.
OWEN (1)   m   Welsh, English
Modern form of OWAIN.
ØYDIS   f   Norwegian
Norwegian form of EYDÍS.
ØYSTEIN   m   Norwegian
Norwegian form of EYSTEINN.
ØYVIND   m   Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Eyvindr, which was derived from ey meaning "island" or "good fortune" and vindr possibly meaning "victor".
OZAZIAS   m   Biblical Greek
Form of AZAZIAH used in the Greek Bible.
OŽBALT   m   Slovene
Slovene form of OSWALD.
OZI   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of UZZI used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
OZIAS   m   Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of UZZIAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
OZIEL   m   Biblical Greek
Form of UZZIEL used in the Greek Old Testament.
OZIHEL   m   Biblical Latin
Form of UZZIEL used in the Latin Old Testament.
PAAIE   f   Manx
Manx form of PEGGY.
PAAVALI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of PAUL used in the Bible.
PAAVO   m   Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of PAUL.
PABLO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of Paulus (see PAUL). Spanish painter and sculptor Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) was a famous bearer of this name.
PADMA   f & m   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu
Means "lotus" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the feminine form पद्मा and the masculine form पद्म. According to Hindu tradition a lotus holding the god Brahma arose from the navel of the god Vishnu. The name Padma is used in Hindu texts to refer to several characters, including the goddess Lakshmi and the hero Rama.
PÁDRAIC   m   Irish
Irish form of PATRICK.
PÁDRAIG   m   Irish
Irish form of PATRICK.
PÀDRAIG   m   Scottish
Scottish form of PATRICK.
PADRIG   m   Welsh, Breton
Welsh and Breton form of PATRICK.
PÁL   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of PAUL.
PÀL   m   Scottish
Scottish form of PAUL.
PÅL   m   Swedish, Norwegian
Swedish and Norwegian form of PAUL.
PAL   m   Albanian
Albanian form of PAUL.
PÁLA   f   Icelandic
Icelandic feminine form of PAUL.
PALI   m   Albanian
Albanian form of PAUL.
PÁLL   m   Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of PAUL.
PANCRAS   m   English (Archaic)
Medieval English form of PANCRATIUS. The relics of the 4th-century saint Pancratius were sent to England by Pope Gregory the Great, leading to the saint's veneration there.
PANCRAZIO   m   Italian
Italian form of PANCRATIUS.
PÁNFILO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of PAMPHILOS.
PANFILO   m   Italian
Italian form of PAMPHILOS. The Italian novelist Boccaccio used this name in his work 'The Decameron' (1350).
PANKRATIY   m   Russian
Russian form of PANCRATIUS.
PANKRAZ   m   German (Rare)
German form of PANCRATIUS.
PANTALEONE   m   Italian
Italian form of PANTALEON.
PAOL   m   Breton
Breton form of PAUL.
PAOLA   f   Italian, Spanish
Italian feminine form of PAUL.
PAOLINA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of Paulinus (see PAULINO).
PAOLINO   m   Italian
Italian form of Paulinus (see PAULINO).
PAOLO   m   Italian
Italian form of Paulus (see PAUL). Paolo Uccello and Paolo Veronese were both Italian Renaissance painters.
PAORA   m   Maori
Maori form of PAUL.
PARASKEVA   f   Bulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of PARASKEVE.
PARIDE   m   Italian
Italian form of PARIS (1).
PARSIFAL   m   German (Rare)
German form of PERCIVAL.
PARTH   m   Indian, Gujarati, Marathi, Hindi
Modern form of PARTHA.
PARTHA   m   Hinduism, Bengali, Indian, Assamese
Means "son of PRITHA" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is another name for the Pandavas, who were sons of Pritha (another name of Kunti) and Pandu.
PARTHALÁN   m   Irish Mythology
Meaning unknown, possibly from BARTHOLOMEW. In Irish legend he was the first man on Ireland after the biblical flood.
PARVANA   f   Azerbaijani, Persian
Azerbaijani form of PARVANEH. It can also be a Persian variant transcription of the same name.
PARVATI   f   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi
Means "of the mountains" in Sanskrit. Parvati is a Hindu goddess of love and power, the wife of Shiva and the mother of Ganesha.
PARVEEN   f & m   Indian, Hindi
Hindi form of PARVIN, also used as a masculine name.
PARVIN   f   Persian, Azerbaijani
Means "the Pleiades" in Persian. The Pleiades are a group of seven stars in the constellation Taurus.
PASCAL   m   French, German, Dutch
From the Late Latin name Paschalis, which meant "relating to Easter" from Latin Pascha "Easter", which was in turn from Hebrew פֶּסַח (pesach) "Passover". Passover is the ancient Hebrew holiday celebrating the liberation from Egypt. Because it coincided closely with the later Christian holiday of Easter, the same Latin word was used for both. The name Pascal can also function as a surname, as in the case of Blaise Pascal, the French philosopher, mathematician and inventor.
PASCO   m   Cornish
Cornish form of PASCAL.
PASCUAL   m   Spanish
Spanish form of PASCAL.
PASI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of BASIL (1).
PAŠKAL   m   Croatian (Rare)
Croatian form of PASCAL.
PASKAL   m   Bulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of PASCAL.
PASQUALE   m   Italian
Italian form of PASCAL.
PASSANG   m & f   Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "good, excellent" in Tibetan.
PASTOR   m   Spanish, Late Roman
From a Late Latin name meaning "shepherd". This was the name of at least three saints.
PATARIKI   m   Maori
Maori form of PATRICK.
PATIME   f   Uyghur
Uyghur form of FATIMAH.
PATRICE (1)   m   French
French form of Patricius (see PATRICK).
PATRICE (2)   f   English
Variant of PATRICIA.
PATRÍCIA   f   Slovak, Portuguese, Hungarian
Slovak, Portuguese and Hungarian feminine form of Patricius (see PATRICK).
PATRICIA   f   English, 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.
PATRICIE   f   Czech
Czech feminine form of Patricius (see PATRICK).
PATRICIJA   f   Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian feminine form of Patricius (see PATRICK).
PATRÍCIO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of Patricius (see PATRICK).
PATRICIO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of Patricius (see PATRICK).
PATRICK   m   Irish, English, French, German
From the Latin name Patricius, which meant "nobleman". This name was adopted in the 5th-century by Saint Patrick, whose birth name was Sucat. He was a Romanized Briton who was captured and enslaved in his youth by Irish raiders. After six years of servitude he escaped home, but he eventually became a bishop and went back to Ireland as a missionary. He is traditionally credited with Christianizing the island, and is regarded as Ireland's patron saint.... [more]
PATRIK   m   Swedish, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Hungarian
Form of Patricius (see PATRICK).
PATRIZIA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of Patricius (see PATRICK).
PATRIZIO   m   Italian
Italian form of Patricius (see PATRICK).
PATRYCJA   f   Polish
Polish feminine form of Patricius (see PATRICK).
PATRYK   m   Polish
Polish form of Patricius (see PATRICK).
PATXI   m   Basque
Basque form of FRANCIS.
PAU   m   Catalan, Occitan
Catalan and Occitan form of PAUL. It also coincides with the Catalan word for "peace".
PAUL   m   English, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Romanian, Biblical
From the Roman family name Paulus, which meant "small" or "humble" in Latin. Paul was an important leader of the early Christian church. According to Acts in the New Testament, he was a Jewish Roman citizen who converted to Christianity after the resurrected Jesus appeared to him. After this he travelled the eastern Mediterranean as a missionary. His original Hebrew name was Saul. Many of the epistles in the New Testament were authored by him.... [more]
PÀULA   f   Sardinian
Sardinian feminine form of Paulus (see PAUL).
PAULA   f   German, 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.
PAULE   f   French
French feminine form of Paulus (see PAUL).
PAULI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of PAUL.
PAULIEN   f   Dutch
Dutch feminine form of Paulinus (see PAULINO).
PAULIINA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of PAULINA.
PAULÍNA   f   Slovak
Slovak form of PAULINA.
PAULINA   f   Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Swedish, Lithuanian, English, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Paulinus (see PAULINO).
PAULINE   f   French, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
French feminine form of Paulinus (see PAULINO).
PAULINO   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of the Roman family name Paulinus, which was itself derived from Paulus (see PAUL). Saint Paulinus of Nola was a 5th-century nobleman from Gaul who gave up his wealthy lifestyle and became bishop of Nola. He was also noted for his poetry. Another saint by this name was a 7th-century missionary to England who became the first bishop of York.
PAULIUS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of PAUL.
PAŬLO   m   Esperanto
Esperanto form of PAUL.
PAULO   m   Portuguese, Galician
Portuguese and Galician form of Paulus (see PAUL).
PAULOS   m   Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of PAUL.
PÀULU   m   Sardinian
Sardinian form of Paulus (see PAUL).
PAULU   m   Corsican
Corsican form of Paulus (see PAUL).
PAUWEL   m   Dutch (Archaic)
Dutch (Flemish) form of PAUL.
PAVAO   m   Croatian
Croatian form of PAUL.
PAVEL   m   Russian, Czech, Bulgarian, Slovene, Macedonian
Russian, Czech, Bulgarian, Slovene and Macedonian form of PAUL.
PAVELU   m   Old Church Slavic
Old Slavic form of PAULUS.
PĀVILS   m   Latvian
Latvian form of PAUL.
PAVLA   f   Czech
Czech feminine form of PAUL.
PAVLE   m   Serbian, Macedonian, Croatian, Georgian
Serbian, Macedonian, Croatian and Georgian form of PAUL.
PAVLI   m   Albanian
Albanian form of PAUL.
PAVLÍNA   f   Czech
Czech form of PAULINA.
PAVLINA   f   Bulgarian, Macedonian, Greek
Bulgarian, Macedonian and Greek form of PAULINA.
PAVLO   m   Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of PAUL.
PAVOL   m   Slovak
Slovak form of PAUL.
PAWEŁ   m   Polish
Polish form of PAUL.
PEADAR   m   Irish, Scottish
Irish and Scottish form of PETER.
PEDER   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of PETER.
PEDR   m   Welsh
Welsh form of PETER.
PEDRO   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of PETER. This was the name of the only two emperors of Brazil.
PEDRU   m   Sardinian
Sardinian form of PETER.
PEETER   m   Estonian
Estonian form of PETER.
PEIGI   f   Scottish
Scottish diminutive of MARGARET.
PÈIRE   m   Occitan
Occitan form of PETER.
PELAGIA   f   Ancient 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.
PELAGIYA   f   Russian
Russian form of PELAGIA.
PELEG   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Means "division, channel" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is the son of Eber.
PELLEGRINO   m   Italian
Italian form of Peregrinus (see PEREGRINE).
PEMA   m & f   Tibetan, Bhutanese
Tibetan form of PADMA.
PÉNÉLOPE   f   French
French form of PENELOPE.
PENELOPE   f   Greek Mythology, English
Possibly derived from Greek πηνελοψ (penelops), a type of duck. Alternatively it could be from πηνη (pene) "threads, weft" and ωψ (ops) "face, eye". In Homer's epic the 'Odyssey' this is the name of the wife of Odysseus, forced to fend off suitors while her husband is away fighting at Troy. It has occasionally been used as an English given name since the 16th century.
PENI   m   Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of BEN (1).
PENTTI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of BENEDICT.
PENUEL   m   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "face of God" in Hebrew. This is the name of two minor characters in the Old Testament.
PEPIJN   m   Dutch
Dutch form of PÉPIN.
PER   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Breton
Scandinavian and Breton form of PETER.
PERCIVAL   m   Arthurian Romance, English
Created by the 12th-century French poet Chrétien de Troyes for his poem 'Perceval, the Story of the Grail'. In the poem Perceval was one of King Arthur's Knights of the Round Table who was given a glimpse of the Holy Grail. The character (and probably the name) of Perceval was based on that of the Welsh hero PEREDUR. The spelling was perhaps altered under the influence of Old French percer val "to pierce the valley".
PERE   m   Catalan
Catalan form of PETER.
PEREGRINE   m   English (Rare)
From the Late Latin name Peregrinus, which meant "traveller". This was the name of several early saints.
PEREZ   m   Biblical
Means "breach, burst forth" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the twin brother of Zerah.
PERİ   f   Turkish
Turkish form of PARI.
PERNILLA   f   Swedish
Swedish short form of PETRONILLA.
PERNILLE   f   Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian short form of PETRONILLA.
PERPÉTUA   f   Portuguese
Portuguese form of PERPETUA.
PERPETUA   f   Spanish, Late Roman
Derived from Latin perpetuus meaning "continuous". This was the name of a 3rd-century saint martyred with another woman named Felicity.
PERSIS   f   Biblical, Biblical Greek
Greek name meaning "Persian woman". This was the name of a woman mentioned in Paul's epistle to the Romans in the New Testament.
PERTTU   m   Finnish
Finnish form of BARTHOLOMEW.
PERU   m   Basque
Basque form of PETER.
PERVİN   f   Turkish
Turkish form of PARVIN.
PETAR   m   Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian and Macedonian form of PETER.
PÉTER   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of PETER.
PETER   m   English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Slovene, Slovak, Biblical
Derived from the Greek Πετρος (Petros) meaning "stone". This is a translation used in most versions of the New Testament of the name Cephas, meaning "stone" in Aramaic, which was given to the apostle Simon by Jesus (compare Matthew 16:18 and John 1:42). Simon Peter was the most prominent of the apostles during Jesus' ministry and is often considered the first pope.... [more]
PETERA   m   Maori
Maori form of PETER.
PETR   m   Czech
Czech form of PETER.
PETRAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of PETER.
PETRE   m   Romanian, Macedonian, Georgian
Romanian, Macedonian and Georgian form of PETER.
PETRI   m   Finnish, Basque
Finnish and Basque form of PETER.
PETRO   m   Ukrainian, Esperanto
Ukrainian and Esperanto form of PETER.
PETRONA   f   Spanish
Possibly a feminine form of PETRONIUS.
PETRONEL   f   English (Archaic)
Medieval English form of PETRONILLA.
PETRONELA   f   Romanian, Slovak, Polish
Romanian, Slovak and Polish form of PETRONILLA.
PETRONELLA   f   Dutch, Swedish
Dutch and Swedish form of PETRONILLA.
PETRONILLA   f   Italian, Late Roman
From a Latin name, a diminutive of Petronia, the feminine form of PETRONIUS. This was the name of an obscure 1st-century Roman saint, later believed to be a daughter of Saint Peter.
PÉTRONILLE   f   French
French form of PETRONILLA.
PETROS   m   Greek, Armenian, Biblical Greek
Greek and Armenian form of PETER.
PETRU   m   Romanian, Corsican, Old Church Slavic
Romanian and Corsican form of PETER. It is also the form used in the Church Slavic New Testament.
PETRUS   m   Dutch, German (Rare), Biblical Latin
Latin form of PETER used occasionally in Dutch and German.
PETTER   m   Swedish, Norwegian
Swedish and Norwegian form of PETER.
PETTERI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of PETER.
PÉTUR   m   Icelandic
Icelandic form of PETER.
PETUR   m   Faroese
Faroese form of PETER.
PHANOUEL   m   Biblical Greek
Greek form of PENUEL.
PHANUEL   m   Biblical, Judeo-Christian Legend
Form of PENUEL used in the New Testament, where it is borne by the father of Anna the prophetess. It also appears in the apocryphal Book of Enoch belonging to an angel.
PHANUHEL   m   Biblical Latin
Form of PENUEL in the Latin New Testament.
PHARAMOND   m   Literature, French (Rare)
French form of FARAMUND used by Shakespeare in 'Henry V' (1599).
PHARES   m   Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of PEREZ in the Greek and Latin Bible.
PHAREZ   m   Biblical
Form of PEREZ used in some translations of the Bible.
PHEBE   f   English, Biblical
Variant of PHOEBE used in some translations of the New Testament.
PHELIX   m   Biblical Greek
Form of FELIX used in the Greek New Testament.
PHERICK   m   Manx
Manx form of PATRICK.
PHESTOS   m   Biblical Greek
Form of FESTUS used in the Greek New Testament.
PHILANDER   m   English (Archaic), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek name Φιλανδρος (Philandros) meaning "friend of man" from Greek φιλος (philos) "friend" and ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive ανδρος). It was the name of a son of Apollo with the nymph Acalle. In the 18th century this was coined as a word meaning "to womanize", and the name subsequently dropped out of use.
PHILANDROS   m   Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of PHILANDER.
PHILEMON   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Means "affectionate" in Greek, a derivative of φιλημα (philema) "kiss". Philemon was the recipient of one of Paul's epistles in the New Testament.
PHILETUS   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Greek name Φιλητος (Philetos) meaning "beloved". In the New Testament, Philetus is a heretic in the church at Ephesus.
PHILIBERT   m   French
Early variant of FILIBERT altered by association with Greek φιλος (philos) "friend, lover". This was the name of a 7th-century Frankish saint. Another famous bearer was Philibert de l'Orme (1510-1570), a French Renaissance architect.
PHILIP   m   English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Biblical
From the Greek name Φιλιππος (Philippos) which means "friend of horses", composed of the elements φιλος (philos) "friend, lover" and ‘ιππος (hippos) "horse". This was the name of five kings of Macedon, including Philip II the father of Alexander the Great. The name appears in the New Testament belonging to two people who are regarded as saints. First, one of the twelve apostles, and second, an early figure in the Christian church known as Philip the Deacon.... [more]
PHILIPP   m   German
German form of PHILIP.
PHILIPPE   m   French
French form of PHILIP.
PHILIPPUS   m   Biblical Latin
Latin form of PHILIP.
PHILOMENA   f   English, German, Late Greek
From Greek φιλος (philos) "friend, lover" and μενος (menos) "mind, purpose, strength, courage". This was the name of an obscure early saint and martyr. The name came to public attention in the 19th century after a tomb seemingly marked with the name Filumena was found in Rome, supposedly belonging to another martyr named Philomena. This may have in fact been a representation of the Greek word φιλομηνη (philomene) meaning "loved".
PHILOMÈNE   f   French
French form of PHILOMENA.
PHINEAS   m   Biblical
Variant of PHINEHAS used in some versions of the Bible.
PHINEES   m   Biblical Greek
Form of PHINEHAS used in the Greek Old Testament.
PHINEHAS   m   Biblical
Probably means "Nubian" from the Egyptian name Panhsj, though some believe it means "serpent's mouth" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament Phinehas is a grandson of Aaron who kills an Israelite because he is intimate with a Midianite woman, thus stopping a plague sent by God. Also in the Bible this is the son of Eli, killed in battle with the Philistines.
PHOEBE   f   English, Greek Mythology (Latinized), Biblical, Biblical Latin
Latinized form of the Greek name Φοιβη (Phoibe), which meant "bright, pure" from Greek φοιβος (phoibos). In Greek mythology Phoibe was a Titan associated with the moon. This was also an epithet of her granddaughter, the moon goddess Artemis. The name appears in Paul's epistle to the Romans in the New Testament, where it belongs to a female minister in the church at Cenchreae. In England, it began to be used as a given name after the Protestant Reformation. A moon of Saturn bears this name (in honour of the Titan).
PHUNIHEL   m   Biblical Latin
Form of PENUEL in the Latin Old Testament.
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