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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
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
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
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
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.
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.
PASCHAL   m   French (Rare)
Variant of PASCAL.
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
Slovak and Portuguese 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]
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.
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, Slovene
Czech and Slovene 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.
PAVLINA   f   Czech, Slovene, Macedonian
Czech, Slovene and Macedonian 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.
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, German, Swedish
Dutch, German 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, Biblical Latin
Latin form of PETER used 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.
PHUNTSO   m & f   Bhutanese
Bhutanese form of PHUNTSOK.
PHYLLIS   f   Greek Mythology, English, German
Means "foliage" in Greek. In Greek mythology this was the name of a woman who killed herself out of love for Demophon and was subsequently transformed into an almond tree. It began to be used as a given name in England in the 16th century, though it was often confused with Felicia.
PÍA   f   Spanish
Spanish feminine form of PIUS.
PIARAS   m   Irish
Irish form of PIERS.
PIER   m   Italian, Dutch
Italian and Dutch variant form of PETER. In Italian, this form is often used in combination with another name.
PIERRE   m   French, Swedish
French form of PETER. This name was borne by Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), a French impressionist painter, and by Pierre Curie (1859-1906), a physicist who discovered radioactivity with his wife Marie.
PIERRICK   m   Breton, French
Breton diminutive of PIERRE.
PIERS   m   English (British), Medieval French
Medieval form of PETER. This was the name of the main character in the 14th-century poem 'Piers Plowman' by William Langland.
PIETARI   m   Finnish
Finnish form of PETER used in the Bible.
PIETER   m   Dutch
Dutch form of PETER. This name was borne by the 16th-century Flemish painter Pieter Brueghel the Elder.
PIETRO   m   Italian
Italian form of PETER. Pietro was the given name of the Renaissance painter known as Perugino.
PIIA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of PIA.
PIKA   m   Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of PETER.
PILIB   m   Irish
Irish form of PHILIP.
PILYPAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of PHILIP.
PÍO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of PIUS.
PIO   m   Italian, Portuguese
Italian and Portuguese form of PIUS.
PIOTR   m   Polish
Polish form of PETER.
PIRAN   m   Cornish
Possibly derived from CIARÁN. This was the name of a 5th-century Irish monk who founded a monastery in Cornwall. He is the patron saint of Cornwall.
PIRIPI   m   Maori
Maori form of PHILIP.
PIRITTA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of BIRGITTA.
PITAMBAR   m   Indian, Hindi
Modern form of PITAMBARA.
PITTER   m   Frisian, Limburgish
Frisian and Limburgish form of PETER.
PLACID   m   English (Rare)
English form of Placidus (see PLACIDO).
PLACIDA   f   Late Roman, Italian
Feminine form of Placidus (see PLACIDO).
PLACIDE   m & f   French
French masculine and feminine form of Placidus (see PLACIDO).
PLÁCIDO   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Placidus (see PLACIDO).
PLACIDO   m   Italian
Italian form of the Late Latin name Placidus which meant "quiet, calm".
PLATON   m   Ancient Greek, Greek, Russian
Greek form of PLATO.
PLÍNIO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of Plinius (see PLINY).
PLINIO   m   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Plinius (see PLINY).
PLUTO   m   Greek Mythology (Latinized), Roman Mythology
Latinized form of Greek Πλουτων (Plouton), derived from πλουτος (ploutos) meaning "wealth". This was an alternate name of Hades, the god of the underworld. This is also the name of a dwarf planet (formerly designated the ninth planet) in the solar system.
POGHOS   m   Armenian
Armenian form of PAUL.
PÓL   m   Irish
Irish form of PAUL.
PÒL   m   Scottish
Scottish form of PAUL.
POL   m   Catalan
Catalan form of PAUL.
POLINA   f   Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
Either a Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian form of PAULINA or a short form of APOLLINARIYA.
POLLUX   m   Roman Mythology
Roman form of Greek Πολυδευκης (Polydeukes) meaning "very sweet", from Greek πολυς (polys) "much" and δευκης (deukes) "sweet". In mythology he was the twin brother of Castor and a son of Zeus. The constellation Gemini, which represents the two brothers, contains a star by this name.
POMPEO   m   Italian
Italian form of Pompeius (see POMPEY).
POMPILIU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of the Roman name Pompilius which is of unknown meaning, possibly a derivative of Pompeius (see POMPEY). Numa Pompilius was the legendary second king of Rome (after Romulus).
PONCIO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of PONTIUS.
PONS   m   French (Rare)
French form of PONTIUS.
PONTIUS   m   Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin, Biblical
Roman family name. The family had Samnite roots so the name probably originated from the Oscan language, likely meaning "fifth" (a cognate of Latin Quintus). Alternatively, it could be derived from the name of the ancient province of Pontus in Asia Minor, itself probably from Greek ποντος (pontos) "sea". A notable bearer of this name was Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor of Judea who appears in the New Testament.
PONTUS   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of PONTIUS.
PONZIO   m   Italian
Italian form of PONTIUS.
PORFIRIO   m   Italian, Spanish
Derived from the Greek name Πορφυριος (Porphyrios), which was derived from the word πορφυρα (porphyra) meaning "purple dye". This was the name of several early saints.
PORTIA   f   English
Variant of Porcia, the feminine form of the Roman family name PORCIUS, used by William Shakespeare for the heroine of his play 'The Merchant of Venice' (1596). In the play Portia is a woman who disguises herself as a man in order to defend Antonio in court. It is also the name of a moon of Uranus, after the Shakespearian character.
POUL   m   Danish
Danish form of PAUL.
PRABHU   m   Hinduism, Tamil, Indian, Kannada
Means "mighty, powerful, master" in Sanskrit. This is an epithet of both the Hindu gods Surya and Agni.
PRAMOD   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada
Modern form of PRAMODA.
PRANCIŠKUS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of FRANCIS.
PRASKOVYA   f   Russian
Russian form of PARASKEVE.
PREBEN   m   Danish, Norwegian
Modern Danish form of the name Pridbjørn, which was a medieval Scandinavian form of the Slavic (Wendish) name Pridbor, which was derived from Slavic prid "first" and borti "battle". It was imported into Danish via the medieval Putbus family, who were Slavic nobles from Rügen in Pomerania.
PREDRAG   m   Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious" combined with a superlative prefix.
PŘEMYSL   m   Czech
From an old Slavic name which meant "trick, stratagem", from pre "over" and mysli "thought, idea". This was the name of the founder of the Přemyslid dynasty, which ruled Bohemia from the 9th to the 14th century.
PRIDBJØRN   m   Old Danish
Old Danish form of PREBEN.
PRIDON   m   Georgian
Georgian form of FEREYDOUN.
PRIDONI   m   Georgian
Georgian form of FEREYDOUN.
PRIMITIVA   f   Spanish, Late Roman
Feminine form of PRIMITIVUS. Saint Primitiva was an early martyr from Rome.
PRIMITIVO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of PRIMITIVUS.
PRIMO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of the Late Latin name Primus, which meant "first". This was the name of three early saints, each of whom were martyred.
PRIMOŽ   m   Slovene
Slovene form of Primus (see PRIMO).
PRISCA   f   Biblical, Dutch, Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin
Feminine form of Priscus, a Roman family name which meant "ancient" in Latin. This name appears in the epistles in the New Testament, referring to Priscilla the wife of Aquila.
PRISCILA   f   Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of PRISCILLA.
PRISCILLA   f   English, French, Italian, Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin, Biblical
Roman name, a diminutive of PRISCA. In Acts in the New Testament Paul lived with Priscilla and her husband Aquila in Corinth for a while. It has been used as an English given name since the Protestant Reformation, being popular with the Puritans. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow used it in his poem 'The Courtship of Miles Standish' (1858).
PRISKA   f   German, Biblical Greek
German form of PRISCA, as well as the form used in the Greek New Testament.
PRISKILLA   f   Biblical Greek
Form of PRISCILLA used in the Greek New Testament.
PRITHA   f   Hinduism, Bengali
Means "the palm of the hand" in Sanskrit. This is another name of the legendary Hindu figure Kunti.
PRIYA   f   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali
Means "beloved" in Sanskrit. In Hindu legend this is the name of a daughter of King Daksha.
PROCHORUS   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin
Latinized form of the Greek name Προχορος (Prochoros) which meant "leader of the dance". Saint Prochorus was one of the original seven deacons, as told in Acts in the New Testament.
PROINSIAS   m   Irish
Irish form of FRANCIS.
PROKHOR   m   Russian
Russian form of PROCHORUS.
PROKOPIY   m   Russian
Russian form of PROKOPIOS.
PROSPER   m   French, English
From the Latin name Prosperus, which meant "fortunate, successful". This was the name of a 5th-century saint, a supporter of Saint Augustine. It has never been common as an English name, though the Puritans used it, partly because it is identical to the English word prosper.
PROSPERO   m   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of PROSPER. This was the name of the shipwrecked magician in 'The Tempest' (1611) by Shakespeare.
PRUDENCE   f & m   English, French
Medieval English form of Prudentia, the feminine form of PRUDENTIUS. In France it is both the feminine form and a rare masculine form. In England it was used during the Middle Ages and was revived in the 17th century by the Puritans, in part from the English word prudence, ultimately of the same source.
PRUDENCIA   f   Spanish
Spanish feminine form of PRUDENTIUS.
PRUDENCIO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of PRUDENTIUS.
PRUDENZIO   m   Italian
Italian form of PRUDENTIUS.
PRZEMYSŁ   m   Polish (Rare)
Polish form of PŘEMYSL. This was the name of a 13th-century king of Poland.
PRZEMYSŁAW   m   Polish
Medieval variant of PRZEMYSŁ, with the addition of the Slavic element slava.
PUCK   m & f   Anglo-Saxon Mythology, Dutch
Meaning unknown, from Old English puca. It could ultimately be of either Germanic or Celtic origin. In English legend this was the name of a mischievous spirit, also known as Robin Goodfellow. He appears in Shakespeare's play 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' (1600).
PURUSHOTTAM   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Modern form of PURUSHOTTAMA.
PYLYP   m   Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of PHILIP.
PYOTR   m   Russian
Russian form of PETER. A famous bearer was the Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893).
QASIM   m   Arabic, Urdu
Means "one who divides goods among his people", derived from Arabic قسم (qasama) "to share" or "to divide". This was the name of a son of Muhammad who died while young.
QUENTIN   m   French, English
French form of the Roman name QUINTINUS. It was borne by a 3rd-century saint, a missionary who was martyred in Gaul. The Normans introduced this name to England. In America it was brought to public attention by president Theodore Roosevelt's son Quentin Roosevelt (1897-1918), who was killed in World War I.
QUINTELLA   f   English (Rare)
Feminine diminutive of QUINTUS.
QUINTEN   m   English, Dutch
Variant and Dutch form of QUENTIN.
QUIRIJN   m   Dutch
Dutch form of QUIRINUS.
QUIRIN   m   German
German form of QUIRINUS.
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