Names with Relationship "from different language"

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BARTOLOMĚJ   m   Czech
Czech form of BARTHOLOMEW.
BARTOLOMEJ   m   Slovak, Croatian (Rare)
Slovak and Croatian form of BARTHOLOMEW.
BARTOLOMEO   m   Italian
Italian form of BARTHOLOMEW.
BARTOLOMEU   m   Portuguese, Galician
Portuguese and Galician form of BARTHOLOMEW.
BARTOMEU   m   Catalan
Catalan form of BARTHOLOMEW.
BARUCH   m   Biblical, Hebrew
Means "blessed" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a companion of the prophet Jeremiah, acting as his scribe and assistant. The deuterocanonical Book of Baruch was supposedly written by him. A famous bearer was Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677), a Dutch-Jewish rationalist philosopher.
BASANT   m   Indian, Hindi
Modern form of VASANTA.
BASEMATH   f   Biblical, Biblical Latin
Means "fragrance" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a wife of Esau.
BASEMMATH   f   Biblical Greek
Form of BASEMATH and BASMATH used in the Greek Old Testament.
BASHEMATH   f   Biblical
Variant of BASEMATH.
BASIL (1)   m   English
From the Greek name Βασιλειος (Basileios) which was derived from βασιλευς (basileus) meaning "king". Saint Basil the Great was a 4th-century bishop of Caesarea and one of the fathers of the early Christian church. Due to him, the name (in various spellings) has come into general use in the Christian world, being especially popular among Eastern Christians. It was also borne by two Byzantine emperors.
BASILE   m   French
French form of BASIL (1).
BASILIO   m   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of BASIL (1).
BASMATH   f   Biblical, Biblical Latin
Variant of BASEMATH. This was the name of a daughter of Solomon in the Old Testament.
BASU   m   Bengali
Bengali form of VASU.
BATHSHEBA   f   Biblical
Means "daughter of the oath" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a woman married to Uriah the Hittite. King David seduced her and made her pregnant, so he arranged to have her husband killed in battle and then married her. She was the mother of Solomon.
BATRAZ   m   Ossetian, Caucasian Mythology
Meaning unknown. This is the name of the leader of the superhuman Narts in Caucasian mythology.
BATTISTA   m   Italian
Italian form of BAPTISTE.
BAUDOUIN   m   French
French form of BALDWIN.
BAUTISTA   m   Spanish
Spanish form of BAPTISTE.
BAZYLI   m   Polish (Rare)
Polish form of BASIL (1).
BEAT   m   German (Swiss)
Swiss German form of BEATUS.
BEÁTA   f   Hungarian, Czech, Slovak
Hungarian, Czech and Slovak form of BEATA.
BEATA   f   Polish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Late Roman
Derived from Latin beatus meaning "blessed". This was the name of a few minor saints.
BEATE   f   German
German form of BEATA.
BÉATRICE   f   French
French form of BEATRIX.
BEATRICE   f   Italian, English, Swedish
Italian form of BEATRIX. Beatrice Portinari (1266-1290) was the woman who was loved by the Italian poet Dante Alighieri. She serves as Dante's guide through paradise in his epic poem the 'Divine Comedy' (1321). This is also the name of a character in Shakespeare's comedy 'Much Ado About Nothing' (1599), in which Beatrice and Benedick are fooled into confessing their love for one another.
BEATRISE   f   Latvian
Latvian form of BEATRIX.
BEATRIU   f   Catalan
Catalan form of BEATRIX.
BEATRIX   f   German, Hungarian, Dutch, English (Rare), Late Roman
Probably from Viatrix, a feminine form of the Late Latin name Viator which meant "voyager, traveller". It was a common name amongst early Christians, and the spelling was altered by association with Latin beatus "blessed". Viatrix or Beatrix was a 4th-century saint who was strangled to death during the persecutions of Diocletian.... [more]
BEATRIZ   f   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of BEATRIX.
BEATRYCZE   f   Polish
Polish form of BEATRIX.
BEDŘICH   m   Czech
Czech form of FREDERICK.
BEHİYE   f   Turkish
Turkish form of BAHIYYA.
BEHRAM   m   Turkish
Turkish form of BAHRAM.
BEITRIS   f   Scottish
Scottish form of BEATRICE.
BĚLA   f   Czech
Derived from the old Slavic word белъ (belu) meaning "white".
BELI   m   Welsh Mythology
Probably a Welsh derivative of BELENUS. Beli Mawr was a Welsh ancestor deity who established several royal lines in Wales.
BELIAL   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin, Judeo-Christian Legend
Means "worthless" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this term is used to refer to various wicked people. In the New Testament, Paul uses it as a name for Satan. In later Christian tradition Belial became an evil angel associated with lawlessness and lust.
BELSHATZZAR   m   Biblical Hebrew
Form of BELSHAZZAR found in the Hebrew Bible.
BELSHAZZAR   m   Ancient Near Eastern, Biblical
From בֵּלְשַׁאצַּר (Belshatzzar), the Hebrew form of the Akkadian name Bel-sarra-usur meaning "BA'AL protect the king". This was the name of the son of Nabonidus, the last king of the Babylonian Empire before it was conquered by the Persians in the 6th century BC. In the Old Testament Book of Daniel Belshazzar is the last king of Babylon who sees the mystical handwriting on the wall, which is interpreted by Daniel to portend the end of the empire.
BENAIAH   m   Biblical
From the Hebrew name בְּנָיָהוּ (Benayahu) meaning "YAHWEH has built". This was the name of numerous Old Testament characters.
BEÑAT   m   Basque
Basque form of BERNARD.
BENCE   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of VINCENT. It is also used as a short form of BENEDEK.
BENDIKS   m   Latvian
Latvian form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
BENDT   m   Danish
Danish form of BENEDICT.
BENEDEK   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
BENEDETTA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of BENEDICT.
BENEDETTO   m   Italian
Italian form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
BENEDICT   m   English
From the Late Latin name Benedictus which meant "blessed". Saint Benedict was an Italian monk who founded the Benedictines in the 6th century. After his time the name was common among Christians, being used by 16 popes. In England it did not come into use until the 12th century, at which point it became very popular. This name was also borne by the American general Benedict Arnold (1741-1801), who defected to Britain during the American Revolution.
BÉNÉDICTE   f   French
French feminine form of BENEDICT.
BENEDICTUS   m   Late Roman, Dutch
Original Latin form of BENEDICT, as well as the modern Dutch form.
BENEDIKT   m   German, Russian, Icelandic, Czech
Form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
BENEDIKTA   f   German
German feminine form of BENEDICT.
BENEDIKTAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
BENEDIKTE   f   Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian feminine form of BENEDICT.
BENEDITA   f   Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of BENEDICT.
BENEDITO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
BENEDYKT   m   Polish
Polish form of Benedictus (see BENEDICT).
BENEDYKTA   f   Polish
Polish feminine form of BENEDICT.
BENESH   m   Yiddish
Yiddish form of BENEDICT.
BENGT   m   Swedish
Swedish form of BENEDICT.
BENIAMIN   m   Romanian, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Romanian form of BENJAMIN, as well as the form used in the Greek and Latin Bibles.
BENIAMINO   m   Italian
Italian form of BENJAMIN.
BENIGNA   f   Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Late Roman
Feminine form of BENIGNO.
BENIGNO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of the Late Latin name Benignus which meant "kind, friendly" in Latin. This was the name of several saints including a 5th-century disciple of Saint Patrick who later became the chief Bishop of Ireland.
BENITA   f   Spanish
Feminine form of BENITO.
BENITO   m   Spanish, Italian
Spanish form of BENEDICT. This name was borne by Mexican president Benito Juárez, and also by Benito Mussolini (who was named after Juárez), the fascist dictator of Italy during World War II.
BENJAMIM   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of BENJAMIN.
BENJÁMIN   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of BENJAMIN.
BENJAMÍN   m   Spanish, Czech, Slovak, Icelandic
Spanish, Czech, Slovak and Icelandic form of BENJAMIN.
BENJAMIN   m   English, French, German, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Biblical
From the Hebrew name בִּנְיָמִין (Binyamin) which means "son of the south" or "son of the right hand". Benjamin in the Old Testament is the twelfth and youngest son of Jacob and the founder of one of the southern tribes of the Hebrews. He was originally named בֶּן־אוֹנִי (Ben-'oniy) meaning "son of my sorrow" by his mother Rachel, who died shortly after childbirth, but it was later changed by his father (see Genesis 35:18).... [more]
BENJAMINAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of BENJAMIN.
BENNETT   m   English
Medieval form of BENEDICT. This was the more common spelling in England until the 18th century. Modern use of the name is probably also influenced by the common surname Bennett, itself a derivative of the medieval name.
BENOIT   m   French
French form of BENEDICT.
BENOITE   f   French
French feminine form of BENEDICT.
BENT (1)   m   Danish
Danish form of BENEDICT.
BENT (2)   m   Frisian
Frisian variant of BEN (2).
BENTE   f   Danish, Norwegian, Dutch
Danish feminine form of BENEDICT.
BERARDO   m   Italian
Italian form of BERARD.
BÉRENGER   m   French
French form of BERENGAR.
BÉRENGÈRE   f   French
French form of BERENGARIA.
BERENGUER   m   Catalan
Catalan form of BERENGAR.
BÉRÉNICE   f   French
French form of BERENICE.
BERENICE   f   English, Italian, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Βερενικη (Berenike), the Macedonian form of the Greek name Φερενικη (Pherenike), which meant "bringing victory" from φερω (phero) "to bring" and νικη (nike) "victory". This name was common among the Ptolemy ruling family of Egypt, a dynasty which was originally from Macedon. It occurs briefly in Acts in the New Testament (in most English Bibles it is spelled Bernice) belonging to a sister of King Herod Agrippa II. As an English name, Berenice came into use after the Protestant Reformation.
BERGLIOT   f   Norwegian
Variant of BERGLJOT.
BERGLJÓT   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of BERGLJOT.
BERGLJOT   f   Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Bergljót, which was composed of the elements berg "protection, help" and ljótr "light".
BERISLAV   m   Croatian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic elements birati "to take, to gather" (in an inflected form) and slava "glory".
BERMUDO   m   Spanish (Archaic)
Spanish form of VEREMUND.
BERNADETT   f   Hungarian
Hungarian form of BERNADETTE.
BERNADETTE   f   French, English
French feminine form of BERNARD. Saint Bernadette was a young woman from Lourdes in France who claimed to have seen visions of the Virgin Mary.
BERNARD   m   English, French, Dutch, Polish, Croatian, Slovene, Czech, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element bern "bear" combined with hard "brave, hardy". The Normans brought it to England, where it replaced the Old English cognate Beornheard. This was the name of several saints, including Saint Bernard of Menthon who built hospices in the Swiss Alps in the 10th century, and Saint Bernard of Clairvaux, a 12th-century theologian and Doctor of the Church. Other famous bearers include the Irish playwright and essayist George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) and the British World War II field marshal Bernard Montgomery (1887-1976).
BERNARDO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of BERNARD.
BERNÁT   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of BERNARD.
BERNAT   m   Catalan
Catalan form of BERNARD.
BERNHARD   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Ancient Germanic
German, Dutch and Scandinavian form of BERNARD.
BERNICE   f   English, Biblical, Biblical Latin
Contracted form of BERENICE. It occurs briefly in Acts in the New Testament belonging to a sister of King Herod Agrippa II.
BERTALAN   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of BARTHOLOMEW.
BERTHA   f   German, English, Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element beraht meaning "bright, famous". It was borne by the mother of Charlemagne in the 8th century, and it was popularized in England by the Normans. It died out as an English name after the Middle Ages, but was revived in the 19th century. The name also appears in southern Germanic legends (often spelled Perchta or Berchta) belonging to a goddess of animals and weaving.
BERTHE   f   French
French form of BERTHA.
BERTHOLD   m   German (Archaic)
Means "bright ruler" from the Germanic element beraht "bright" combined with wald "rule".
BERTIL   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of BERTILO or BERTHOLD.
BERTOLDO   m   Italian
Italian form of BERTHOLD.
BERTRAM   m   English, German, Ancient Germanic
Means "bright raven", derived from the Germanic element beraht "bright" combined with hramn "raven". The Normans introduced this name to England. Shakespeare used it in his play 'All's Well That Ends Well' (1603).
BERTRAND   m   French, English, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements beraht meaning "bright" and rand meaning "rim (of a shield)". From an early date it has been confused with BERTRAM and the two names have merged to some degree. A famous bearer was English philosopher Bertrand Russell (1872-1970).
BERTRANDO   m   Italian
Italian form of BERTRAND.
BESARION   m   Georgian
Georgian form of BESSARION.
BET   f   Frisian, Limburgish
Frisian and Limburgish short form of ELISABETH.
BETHAN   f   Welsh
Welsh diminutive of ELIZABETH.
BETHANIA   f   Spanish, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of BETHANY used in the Greek and Latin New Testament.
BETHANY   f   English, Biblical
From the name of a biblical town, possibly derived from Hebrew בֵּית־תְּאֵנָה (beit-te'enah) meaning "house of figs". In the New Testament the town of Bethany was the home of Lazarus and his sisters Mary and Martha. It has been in use as a rare given name in the English-speaking world since the 19th century, used primarily by Catholics in honour of Mary of Bethany. In America it became moderately common after the 1950s.
BETHARI   f   Indonesian, Javanese
Javanese form of BATARI.
BETRYS   f   Welsh
Welsh form of BEATRICE.
BETÜL   f   Turkish
Turkish form of BATUL.
BEULAH   f   Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, English
Means "married" in Hebrew. The name is used in the Old Testament to refer to the land of Israel (Isaiah 62:4). As an English given name, Beulah has been used since the Protestant Reformation.
BHALTAIR   m   Scottish
Scottish form of WALTER.
BHARAT   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Modern form of BHARATA.
BHARATH   m   Tamil, Indian, Malayalam, Telugu
Southern Indian form of BHARATA.
BHASKAR   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Kannada
Modern form of BHASKARA.
BHÀTAIR   m   Scottish
Scottish form of WALTER.
BIAGIO   m   Italian
Italian form of BLAISE.
BIANCA   f   Italian, Romanian
Italian cognate of BLANCHE. Shakespeare used characters named Bianca in 'Taming of the Shrew' (1593) and 'Othello' (1603).
BIANKA   f   German, Hungarian, Polish
German, Hungarian and Polish form of BIANCA.
BIBIANA   f   Italian, Spanish, Late Roman
Possibly an early variant of VIVIANA. Alternatively, it may be a feminine derivative of the earlier Roman cognomen VIBIANUS.
BIEITO   m   Galician
Galician form of BENEDICT.
BIJAY   m   Bengali
Bengali form of VIJAYA.
BIKENDI   m   Basque
Basque form of VINCENT.
BİLAL   m   Turkish
Turkish form of BILAL.
BILAL   m   Arabic, Urdu
Means "wetting, moistening" in Arabic. This was the name of a companion of the Prophet Muhammad.
BILE   m   Irish Mythology
Possibly an Irish form of BELENUS, though it may derive from an Irish word meaning "hero". In Irish mythology this was the name of one of the Milesians who was drowned while invading Ireland.
BIMA   m   Indonesian
Indonesian form of BHIMA.
BINYAMIN   m   Hebrew, Arabic, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew and Arabic form of BENJAMIN.
BIRGER   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Birgir, probably derived from bjarga meaning "help, save, rescue".
BIRGIR   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of BIRGER.
BIRGIT   f   Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, German
Scandinavian variant of BIRGITTA.
BIRGITTA   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Finnish
Most likely a Scandinavian form of BRIDGET via the Latinized form Brigitta. Alternatively it could be a feminine derivative of BIRGER. This is the name of the patron saint of Europe, Birgitta of Sweden, the 14th-century founder of the Bridgettine nuns. Her father's name was Birger.
BIRGITTE   f   Danish, Norwegian
Danish form of BIRGITTA.
BIRITA   f   Faroese
Faroese form of BRIDGET.
BISHAN   m   Indian, Hindi
Variant of VISHNU.
BITHIAH   f   Biblical
Means "daughter of YAHWEH" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a daughter of Pharaoh. She is traditionally equated with the pharaoh's daughter who drew Moses from the Nile.
BITTOR   m   Basque
Basque form of VICTOR.
BJARNE   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Modern form of BJARNI.
BJARNI   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse diminutive of BJÖRN and other names containing the element björn meaning "bear".
BJARTE   m   Norwegian
From the Old Norse byname Bjartr, which meant "bright".
BJARTUR   m   Icelandic
Icelandic form of Bjartr (see BJARTE).
BJÖRG   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of BJØRG.
BJØRG   f   Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse björg meaning "help, save, rescue".
BJÖRN   m   Swedish, Icelandic, German, Ancient Scandinavian
From an Old Norse byname meaning "bear".
BJØRN   m   Norwegian, Danish
Danish and Norwegian form of BJÖRN.
BLAANID   f   Manx
Manx form of BLÁTHNAT.
BLAISE   m   French
From the Roman name Blasius which meant "lisping" from Latin blaesus. A famous bearer was the French mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal (1623-1662).
BLANCHE   f   French, English
From a medieval French nickname meaning "white, fair". This name and its cognates in other languages are ultimately derived from the Germanic word blanc. An early bearer was the 12th-century Blanca of Navarre, the wife of Sancho III of Castile. Her granddaughter of the same name married Louis VIII of France, with the result that the name became more common in France.
BLANDINE   f   French
French form of the Roman name Blandina, which was the feminine form of Blandinus, which was itself a derivative of the cognomen BLANDUS. Saint Blandina was a 2nd-century slave from Lyons who was martyred by being thrown to wild beasts.
BLAS   m   Spanish
Spanish form of BLAISE.
BLAŽ   m   Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian form of BLAISE. It may also be derived from the Slavic element blagu meaning "sweet, pleasant, blessed".
BLAZE   m   English (Modern)
Modern variant of BLAISE influenced by the English word blaze.
BŁAŻEJ   m   Polish
Polish form of BLAISE.
BLAŽEJ   m   Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of BLAISE.
BLAZHE   m   Macedonian
Derived from the Slavic element blagu meaning "sweet, pleasant, blessed".
BO (1)   m   Swedish, Danish
From the Old Norse byname Búi which was derived from Old Norse bua meaning "to live".
BOAZ   m   Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means "swiftness" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the man who marries Ruth.
BODIL   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Bóthildr, derived from bót "remedy" and hildr "battle".
BOELE   m   Dutch
Possibly a Dutch form of BALDO.
BOGDAN   m   Polish, Russian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Romanian, Medieval Slavic
Means "given by God" from the Slavic elements bogu "god" and dan "given".
BOGOMIL   m   Bulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of BOGUMIŁ.
BOGOMIR   m   Slovene
Slovene form of BOHUMÍR.
BOGUMIŁ   m   Polish
Means "favoured by God" from the Slavic elements bogu "god" and milu "gracious, dear".
BOGUSŁAW   m   Polish
Means "glory of God" from the Slavic elements bogu "god" and slava "glory". This name was borne by several dukes of Pomerania, beginning in the 12th century.
BOHDAN   m   Czech, Ukrainian
Czech and Ukrainian form of BOGDAN.
BOHUMIL   m   Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of BOGUMIŁ.
BOHUMÍR   m   Czech, Slovak
Derived from the Slavic element bogu "god" combined with meru "great, famous" or miru "peace, world".
BOHUSLAV   m   Czech, Slovak, Ukrainian
Czech, Slovak and Ukrainian form of BOGUSŁAW.
BOJAN   m   Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian
Derived from the Slavic element boji meaning "battle". This was the name of a 9th-century Bulgarian saint.
BOLDIZSÁR   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of BALTHAZAR.
BOLESLAV   m   Czech, Russian, Medieval Slavic
Czech and Russian form of BOLESŁAW.
BOLESŁAW   m   Polish
Derived from the Slavic elements bolye "more, greater" and slava "glory". This was the name of kings of Poland, starting in the 11th century with the first Polish king Bolesław the Brave.
BONIFAAS   m   Dutch
Dutch form of Bonifatius (see BONIFACE).
BONIFÁC   m   Czech, Hungarian
Czech and Hungarian form of Bonifatius (see BONIFACE).
BONIFACE   m   French, English (Rare)
From the Late Latin name Bonifatius, which meant "good fate" from bonum "good" and fatum "fate". This was the name of nine popes and also several saints, including an 8th-century Anglo-Saxon missionary to Germany (originally named Winfrid) who is now regarded as the patron saint of that country. It came into use in England during the Middle Ages, but became rare after the Protestant Reformation.
BONIFACIO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Bonifatius (see BONIFACE).
BONIFACY   m   Polish
Polish form of Bonifatius (see BONIFACE).
BONIFAZ   m   German
German form of Bonifatius (see BONIFACE).
BOOS   m   Biblical Greek
Form of BOAZ used in the Greek Old Testament.
BOOZ   m   Biblical Latin
Form of BOAZ used in the Latin Old Testament.
BORBÁLA   f   Hungarian
Hungarian variant of BARBARA.
BORGHILD   f   Norwegian, Norse Mythology
Derived from the Old Norse elements borg "fortification" and hildr "battle". In Norse mythology she was the wife of Sigmund.
BORGHILDUR   f   Icelandic
Icelandic form of BORGHILD.
BORIS   m   Bulgarian, Russian, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Georgian, German, History
From the Turkic name Bogoris, perhaps meaning "short" or "wolf" or "snow leopard". It was borne by the 9th-century king Boris I of Bulgaria who converted his country to Christianity, as well as two later Bulgarian emperors. The name was popularized in the Slavic world due to the 11th-century Saint Boris, who was a Russian prince martyred with his brother Gleb. His mother may have been Bulgarian. Another famous bearer was the 16th-century Russian emperor Boris Godunov, later the subject of a play of that name by Aleksandr Pushkin.
BORISLAV   m   Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Russian, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element borti "battle" combined with slava "glory".
BOŘIVOJ   m   Czech
Derived from the Slavic elements borti "battle" and voji "soldier". This name was borne by a 9th-century duke of Bohemia.
BORKO   m   Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Derived from the Slavic element borti meaning "fight, battle".
BORNA   m & f   Croatian
Derived from the Slavic element borti meaning "fight, battle".
BORYS   m   Polish, Ukrainian
Polish and Ukrainian form of BORIS.
BOTROS   m   Arabic, Coptic
Variant transcription of BUTRUS.
BOUDEWIJN   m   Dutch
Dutch form of BALDWIN.
BOUTROS   m   Arabic, Coptic
Variant transcription of BUTRUS.
BOYAN   m   Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of BOJAN.
BOYANA   f   Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of BOJANA.
BOYKO   m   Bulgarian
Originally a diminutive of names containing the Slavic element boji meaning "battle".
BOŽENA   f   Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian
Derived from the Slavic element bozy meaning "divine".
BOŻENA   f   Polish
Polish cognate of BOŽENA.
BOZHIDAR   m   Bulgarian, Macedonian, Medieval Slavic
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of BOŽIDAR.
BOŽIDAR   m   Serbian, Croatian, Slovene
Means "divine gift" from the Slavic elements bozy "divine" and daru "gift".
BOŽO   m   Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Originally a diminutive of BOŽIDAR and other names beginning with the Slavic element bozy meaning "divine".
BOŻYDAR   m   Polish
Polish cognate of BOŽIDAR.
BRAAM   m   Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of ABRAHAM.
BRAIS   m   Galician
Galician form of BLAISE.
BRANIMIR   m   Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Slovene
Derived from the Slavic element borna "protection" combined with miru meaning "peace, world".
BRÁS   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of BLAISE.
BRATISLAV   m   Serbian
Derived from the Slavic elements bratu "brother" and slava "glory".
BRATUMIŁ   m   Polish (Rare)
Derived from the Slavic elements bratu "brother" and milu "gracious, dear".
BRECHT   m   Dutch
Short form of names containing brecht, often derived from the Germanic element beraht meaning "bright".
BREESHEY   f   Manx
Manx form of BRIDGET.
BREIXO   m   Galician
Galician form of VERÍSSIMO.
BRENDA   f   English
Possibly a feminine form of the Old Norse name Brandr, meaning "sword", which was brought to Britain in the Middle Ages. This name is sometimes used as a feminine form of BRENDAN.
BRENDAN   m   Irish, English
From Brendanus, the Latinized form of the Irish name Bréanainn which was derived from a Welsh word meaning "prince". Saint Brendan was a 6th-century Irish abbot who, according to legend, crossed the Atlantic and reached North America with 17 other monks.
BRENO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of BRENNUS.
BRIAN   m   Irish, English, Ancient Irish
The meaning of this name is not known for certain but it is possibly related to the old Celtic element bre meaning "hill", or by extension "high, noble". It was borne by the semi-legendary Irish king Brian Boru, who thwarted Viking attempts to conquer Ireland in the 11th century. He was slain in the Battle of Clontarf, though his forces were decisively victorious. The name was common in Ireland before his time, and even more so afterwards. It came into use in England in the Middle Ages, introduced by Breton settlers. It subsequently became rare, but was revived in the 20th century.
BRICE   m   French, English
From the name Bricius, which was probably a Latinized form of a Gaulish name meaning "speckled". This was the name of a 5th-century saint, a disciple of Saint Martin of Tours.
BRIDGET   f   Irish, English, Irish Mythology
Anglicized form of the Irish name Brighid which means "exalted one". In Irish mythology this was the name of the goddess of fire, poetry and wisdom, the daughter of the god Dagda. In the 5th century it was borne by Saint Brigid, the founder of a monastery at Kildare and a patron saint of Ireland. Because of the saint, the name was considered sacred in Ireland, and it did not come into general use there until the 17th century. In the form Birgitta this name has been common in Scandinavia, made popular by the 14th-century Saint Birgitta of Sweden, patron saint of Europe.
BRÍGIDA   f   Portuguese
Portuguese form of BRIDGET.
BRIGIDA   f   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of BRIDGET.
BRIGITA   f   Slovene, Croatian, Latvian
Slovene, Croatian and Latvian form of BRIDGET.
BRIGITTA   f   German, Dutch, Hungarian
German, Dutch and Hungarian form of BRIDGET.
BRIGITTE   f   German, French
German and French form of BRIDGET.
BRIJESH   m   Indian, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi
Modern form of BRIJESHA.
BROEN   m   Limburgish
Limburgish form of BRUNO.
BRONIMIR   m   Polish (Rare)
Polish form of BRANIMIR.
BRONISLAV   m   Czech, Slovak, Russian, Medieval Slavic
Czech and Russian form of BRONISŁAW.
BRONISŁAW   m   Polish
Derived from the Slavic elements borna "protection" and slava "glory". A famous Polish anthropologist, Bronisław Malinowski (1884-1942), has borne this name.
BRONISLOVAS   m   Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of BRONISŁAW.
BROOS   m   Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of AMBROOS.
BRÜNHILD   f   German, Germanic Mythology
Derived from the Germanic elements brun "armour, protection" and hild "battle". It is cognate with the Old Norse name Brynhildr (from the elements bryn and hildr). In Norse legend Brynhildr was the queen of the Valkyries who was rescued by the hero Sigurd. In the Germanic saga the 'Nibelungenlied' she was a queen of Iceland and the wife of Günther. Both of these characters were probably inspired by the eventful life of the 6th-century Frankish queen Brunhilda (of Visigothic birth).
BRUNILDA   f   Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of BRÜNHILD.
BRUNO   m   German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Croatian, Polish, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element brun "armour, protection" or brun "brown". Saint Bruno of Cologne was a German monk of the 11th century who founded the Carthusian Order. The surname has belonged Giordano Bruno, a philosopher burned at the stake by the Inquisition.
BRYGIDA   f   Polish
Polish form of BRIDGET.
BRYN   m & f   Welsh, English
Means "hill, mound" in Welsh. It is now used as a feminine name as well.
BRYNHILD   f   Norwegian, Norse Mythology
Norwegian form of BRYNHILDR.
BRYNHILDR   f   Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse cognate of BRÜNHILD. In the Norse legend the 'Volsungasaga' Brynhildr was rescued by the hero Sigurd in the guise of Gunnar. Brynhildr and Gunnar were married, but when Sigurd's wife Gudrun let slip that it was in fact Sigurd who had rescued her, Brynhildr plotted against him. She accused Sigurd of taking her virginity, spurring Gunnar to arrange Sigurd's murder.
BRYNHILDUR   f   Icelandic
Icelandic form of BRYNHILDR.
BRYNJA   f   Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Means "armour" in Old Norse.
BRYNJAR   m   Norwegian, Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements bryn "armour" and arr "warrior".
BRYNN   f   English (Modern)
Feminine variant of BRYN.
BRYNNE   f   English (Rare)
Feminine variant of BRYN.
BULUS   m   Arabic
Arabic form of PAUL.
BÜNYAMİN   m   Turkish
Turkish form of BENJAMIN.
BURHAN   m   Arabic, Turkish
Means "proof" in Arabic.
BURKHARD   m   German, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements burg meaning "protection" and hard "brave, hardy". Saint Burkhard was a bishop who founded several monasteries in Germany in the 8th century.
BUTRUS   m   Arabic, Coptic
Arabic form of PETER.
CÄCILIA   f   German
German form of CECILIA.
CÄCILIE   f   German
German form of CECILIA.
CADOGAN   m   Welsh, Irish
Anglicized form of CADWGAN.
CAECILIA   f   German, Ancient Roman
German form of CECILIA, as well as the original Latin form.
CAELAN   m & f   English (Rare)
Anglicized form of CAOLÁN or CAOILFHIONN.
CAETANO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of Caietanus (see GAETANO).
CAILEAN   m   Scottish
Means "whelp, young dog" in Gaelic. This name is also used as a Scottish form of COLUMBA.
CAIN   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin
Means "acquired" in Hebrew. In Genesis in the Old Testament Cain is the first son of Adam and Eve. He killed his brother Abel after God accepted Abel's offering of meat instead of his offering of plant-based foods. After this Cain was banished to be a wanderer.
CAINAN   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin
Variant of KENAN.
CAIO   m   Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of GAIUS.
CAIRBRE   m   Irish, Scottish
Means "charioteer" in Gaelic.
CAIRISTÌONA   f   Scottish
Scottish form of CHRISTINA.
CAITLÍN   f   Irish
Irish form of Cateline, the Old French form of KATHERINE.
CAITLIN   f   Irish, English
Anglicized form of CAITLÍN.
CAITRÍONA   f   Irish
Irish form of KATHERINE.
CAITRÌONA   f   Scottish
Scottish form of KATHERINE.
CALEB   m   English, Biblical
Most likely related to Hebrew כֶּלֶב (kelev) meaning "dog". An alternate theory connects it to Hebrew כָּל (kal) "whole, all of" and לֵב (lev) "heart". In the Old Testament this is the name of one of the twelve spies sent by Moses into Canaan. Of the Israelites who left Egypt with Moses, Caleb and Joshua were the only ones who lived to see the Promised Land.... [more]
CALISTA   f   English, Portuguese, Spanish
Feminine form of CALLISTUS. As an English name it might also be a variant of KALLISTO.
CALISTO   m   Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of CALLISTUS.
CALIXTE   m   French
French form of CALIXTUS.
CALIXTO   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of CALIXTUS.
CALLISTO (1)   m   Italian
Italian form of CALLISTUS.
CALLISTUS   m   Late Roman
Late Latin name which was derived from the Greek name Καλλιστος (Kallistos) "most beautiful". This was the name of three popes (also known as Callixtus), including the 3rd-century Callistus I who is regarded as a saint.
CALOGERO   m   Italian
From the Late Latin name Calogerus which meant "beautiful elder" from Greek καλος (kalos) "beautiful" and γερων (geron) "old man, elder". This was the name of a 5th-century saint, a hermit of Sicily.
CALUM   m   Scottish
Scottish form of COLUMBA.
CAMILA   f   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of CAMILLA.
CAMILLA   f   English, Italian, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, German, Ancient Roman, Roman Mythology
Feminine form of CAMILLUS. This was the name of a legendary warrior maiden of the Volsci, as told by Virgil in the 'Aeneid'. It was popularized in the English-speaking world by Fanny Burney's novel 'Camilla' (1796).
CAMILLE   f & m   French, English
French feminine and masculine form of CAMILLA. It is also used in the English-speaking world, where it is generally only feminine.
CAMILLO   m   Italian
Italian form of CAMILLUS.
CAMILO   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of CAMILLUS.
CANDACE   f   English, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the hereditary title of the queens of Ethiopia, as mentioned in Acts in the New Testament. It is apparently derived from Cushitic kdke meaning "queen mother". In some versions of the Bible it is spelled Kandake, reflecting the Greek spelling Κανδακη. It was used as a given name by the Puritans after the Protestant Reformation. It was popularized in the 20th century by a character in the movie 'Meet the Stewarts' (1942).
CÁNDIDA   f   Spanish
Spanish form of CANDIDA.
CÂNDIDA   f   Portuguese
Portuguese form of CANDIDA.
CANDIDA   f   Late Roman, English
Late Latin name derived from candidus meaning "white". This was the name of several early saints, including a woman supposedly healed by Saint Peter. As an English name, it came into use after George Bernard Shaw's play 'Candida' (1898).
CANDIDE   m & f   French
French form of CANDIDUS or CANDIDA.
CÁNDIDO   m   Spanish
Spanish form of CANDIDUS.
CÂNDIDO   m   Portuguese
Portuguese form of CANDIDUS.
CAOIMHE   f   Irish, Scottish
Derived from Gaelic caomh meaning "beautiful, gentle, kind".
CARADOG   m   Welsh
Welsh form of CARATACOS. This is the name of several figures in Welsh history and legend, including a 6th-century king of Gwent and a Knight of the Round Table in Arthurian romance.
CARINA (1)   f   English, Portuguese, Spanish, German, Late Roman
Late Latin name derived from cara meaning "dear, beloved". This was the name of a 4th-century saint and martyr. It is also the name of a constellation in the southern sky, though in this case it means "keel" in Latin, referring to a part of Jason's ship the Argo.
CARINE   f   French
French form of CARINA (1). It can also function as a short form of CATHERINE, via Swedish Karin.
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