Names with Relationship "from word"

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IMMACULADA   f   Catalan
Catalan cognate of INMACULADA.
IMMACULATA   f   Irish
Latin form of INMACULADA.
INDU   f   Indian, Hindi
Means "bright drop" in Sanskrit. This is a name for the moon.
INDUMATHI   f   Tamil
From Sanskrit इन्दुमत् (indumat) meaning "full moon".
INMACULADA   f   Spanish
Means "immaculate" in Spanish. This name is given to commemorate the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary.
INTAN   f   Indonesian, Malay
Means "diamond" in Malay and Indonesian.
IOLE   f   Greek Mythology
Means "violet" in Greek. In Greek mythology she was a woman beloved by Herakles.
IONE   f   Greek Mythology, English
From Greek ιον (ion) meaning "violet flower". This was the name of a sea nymph in Greek mythology. It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the 19th century, though perhaps based on the Greek place name Ionia, a region on the west coast of Asia Minor.
ISHA   f & m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Hinduism
Means "master, lord" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the feminine form ईशा and the masculine form ईश (an epithet of the Hindu god Shiva). It is also the name of one of the Upanishads, which are parts of Hindu scripture.
ISKRA   f   Bulgarian, Macedonian, Croatian, Serbian
From a South Slavic word meaning "spark".
IVA (1)   f   Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Means "willow tree" in South Slavic.
JACINTH   f   English (Rare)
From the English word for the orange precious stone, originating from the same source as Hyacinth.
JACINTHE   f   French
French cognate of HYACINTH (2).
JADE   f   English, French
From the name of the precious stone that is often used in carvings. It is derived from Spanish (piedra de la) ijada meaning "(stone of the) flank", relating to the belief that jade could cure renal colic. As a given name, it came into general use during the 1970s.
JAGODA   f   Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Polish
Means "strawberry" in South Slavic, and "berry" in Polish.
JASMIJN   f   Dutch
Dutch form of JASMINE.
JASMIN (1)   f   German, English
German form and English variant of JASMINE.
JASMIN (2)   m   French (Rare)
French masculine form of JASMINE.
JASMINA   f   Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian
Croatian, Serbian, Slovene and Macedonian form of JASMINE.
JASMINE   f   English, French
From the English word for the climbing plant with fragrant flowers which is used for making perfumes. It is derived from Persian یاسمن (yasamen) (which is also a Persian name).
JASNA   f   Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian
Derived from South Slavic jasno meaning "clear, sharp".
JAVOR   m   Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Means "maple tree" in South Slavic.
JAWAHIR   f   Arabic
Means "jewels" in Arabic, ultimately from Persian گوهر (gohar) "jewel, essence".
JAYA   f & m   Hinduism, Tamil, Indian, Telugu, Hindi, Marathi
Derived from Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory". This is a transcription of both the feminine form जया (an epithet of the Hindu goddess Durga) and the masculine form जय (borne by several characters in Hindu texts). As a modern personal name, this transcription is both feminine and masculine in southern India, but typically only feminine in the north.
JAYANTA   m   Hinduism, Bengali, Indian, Assamese
Derived from Sanskrit जयन्त (jayanta) meaning "victorious". This is the name of a son of the Hindu god Indra, as well as other figures in Hindu mythology.
JÁZMIN   f   Hungarian
Hungarian form of JASMINE.
JESSAMINE   f   English (Rare)
From a variant spelling of the English word jasmine (see JASMINE), used also to refer to flowering plants in the cestrum family.
JOLIE   f   English, Various
Means "pretty" in French. This name was popularized by American actress Angelina Jolie (1975-), whose surname was originally her middle name. It is not used as a given name in France.
JOTHI   f & m   Tamil
Tamil form of JYOTI.
JYOTHI   f & m   Indian, Telugu, Malayalam
Telugu and Malayalam form of JYOTI.
JYOTI   f & m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit ज्योतिस् (jyotis) meaning "light". This is a transcription of both the feminine form ज्योती and the masculine form ज्योति.
JYOTSNA   f   Indian, Hindi
Means "moonlight" in Sanskrit.
KAĞAN   m   Turkish
From a Turkish title meaning "king, ruler", ultimately of Mongolian origin. The title is usually translated into English as Khan.
KAJAL   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "kohl, collyrium, lotion for the eyes" in Sanskrit.
KALIN   m   Bulgarian
Masculine form of KALINA.
KALINA   f   Bulgarian, Macedonian, Polish
Means "viburnum tree" in Bulgarian, Macedonian and Polish.
KALLIAS   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek καλλος (kallos) meaning "beauty". This was the name of an Athenian who fought at Marathon who later became an ambassador to the Persians.
KALLISTO   f   Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek καλλιστος (kallistos) meaning "most beautiful", a derivative of καλος (kalos) "beautiful". In Greek mythology Kallisto was a nymph who was loved by Zeus. She was changed into a she-bear by Hera, and subsequently became the Great Bear constellation. This was also an ancient Greek personal name.
KALLISTOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of CALLISTUS.
KALPANA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Nepali
Means "imagining, fantasy" in Sanskrit.
KALYAN   m   Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu
Means "beautiful, lovely, auspicious" in Sanskrit.
KALYANI   f   Hinduism, Indian, Telugu, Marathi, Hindi
Means "beautiful, lovely, auspicious" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this is the name of one of the Krittikas, or Pleiades. It is also another name of the Hindu goddess Parvati.
KAMA   m   Hinduism
Means "love, desire" in Sanskrit. Kama is the winged Hindu god of love, the son of Lakshmi.
KANTA   f & m   Indian, Hindi, Bengali
Means "desired, beautiful" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the feminine form कान्ता and the masculine form कान्त.
KANTI   f & m   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Bengali
Means "beauty" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the feminine form कान्ती (another name of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi) and the masculine form कान्ति.
KARAN   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Punjabi
Means "clever, skillful" in Sanskrit.
KARTHIK   m   Tamil, Indian, Telugu, Malayalam
Southern Indian form of KARTIK.
KARTIK   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
From Sanskrit कृत्तिका (krittika), the name for the constellation of the Pleiades.
KARTIKEYA   m   Hinduism
From Sanskrit कृत्तिका (krittika), the name for the constellation of the Pleiades, ultimately from कृत् (krit) meaning "to cut, to divide". This is another name for the Hindu god Skanda.
KASIH   f   Indonesian, Malay
Means "love" in Malay and Indonesian.
KAUR   f   Indian (Sikh)
Means "princess", ultimately from Sanskrit कुमारी (kumari) meaning "girl". This surname was assigned to all female Sikhs in 1699 by Guru Gobind Singh. It is now used as a surname or a middle name by most female Sikhs. The male equivalent is Singh.
KAVITA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "poem" in Sanskrit.
KAVITHA   f   Indian, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada
South Indian form of KAVITA.
KHAN   m   Urdu, Pashto
From a title meaning "king, ruler". Its origin is Mongolian, though the word has been transmitted into many other languages.
KIRAN   f & m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Gujarati, Nepali, Urdu
Derived from Sanskrit किरण (kirana) which can mean "dust" or "thread" or "sunbeam".
KISHOR   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit किशोर (kishora) meaning "colt".
KISMET   f   Turkish
Means "fate" in Turkish, ultimately from Arabic.
KLEIO   f   Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek κλεος (kleos) meaning "glory". In Greek mythology she was the goddess of history and heroic poetry, one of the nine Muses. She was said to have introduced the alphabet to Greece.
KLEITOS   m   Ancient Greek
Means "splendid, famous" in Greek. This was the name of one of the generals of Alexander the Great.
KLEON   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of CLEON.
KLYTIË   f   Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek κλυτος (klytos) meaning "famous, noble". In Greek myth Klytië was an ocean nymph who loved the sun god Helios. Her love was not returned, and she pined away staring at him until she was transformed into a heliotrope flower, whose head moves to follow the sun.
KOHAKU   f & m   Japanese
From Japanese 琥珀 (kohaku) meaning "amber".
KORALIA   f   Greek, Late Greek
Derived from Ancient Greek κοραλλιον (korallion) meaning "coral" (in Modern Greek κοραλλι). This was the name of an obscure 4th-century saint and martyr from Thrace.
KORALJKA   f   Croatian
From Croatian koralj meaning "coral", ultimately from Latin.
KORALO   m   Esperanto
Means "coral" in Esperanto.
KORE   f   Greek Mythology
Means "maiden" in Greek. This was another name for the Greek goddess Persephone.
KORINNA   f   Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of CORINNA.
KSHITIJ   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "born of the earth" or "horizon" in Sanskrit.
KSHITIJA   f   Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Feminine form of KSHITIJ.
KVETA   f   Czech
Derived from Czech kvet meaning "flower, blossom".
KYRIAKOS   m   Greek, Ancient Greek
Greek form of CYRIACUS.
KYRILLOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of CYRIL.
LAL   m   Indian, Hindi, Nepali
Means "boy" in Hindi, derived from Sanskrit लल (lala) meaning "playing, caressing".
LALA   f   Bulgarian
From a South Slavic word meaning "tulip". It is derived via Turkish from Persian لاله (laleh).
LALE   f   Turkish
Means "tulip" in Turkish, of Persian origin.
LALEH   f   Persian
Means "tulip" in Persian.
LALIT   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Masculine form of LALITA.
LALITA   f   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "playful, charming, desirable" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is the name of one of the playmates of the young Krishna. It is also another name of the goddess Parvati.
LATA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "vine, creeping plant" in Sanskrit.
LAVANYA   f   Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil
Means "beauty, grace" in Sanskrit.
LEELA   f   Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam
Variant transcription of LILA (1).
LEHI   m   Biblical, Mormon
From an Old Testament place name meaning "jawbone" in Hebrew. It is also used in the Book of Mormon as the name of a prophet.
LEO   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, English, Croatian, Late Roman
Derived from Latin leo meaning "lion", a cognate of LEON. It was popular among early Christians and was the name of 13 popes, including Saint Leo the Great who asserted the dominance of the Roman bishops (the popes) over all others in the 5th century. It was also borne by six Byzantine emperors and five Armenian kings. Another famous bearer was Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910), a Russian novelist whose works include 'War and Peace' and 'Anna Karenina'. Leo is also the name of a constellation and the fifth sign of the zodiac.
LEON   m   English, German, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Dutch, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek λεων (leon) meaning "lion". During the Christian era this Greek name was merged with the Latin cognate Leo, with the result that the two forms are used somewhat interchangeably across European languages. In England during the Middle Ages this was a common name among Jews. A famous bearer was Leon Trotsky (1879-1940), a Russian Communist revolutionary.
LEONTIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek λεων (leon) meaning "lion". This was the name of various early saints and martyrs. It was also borne by a 7th-century Byzantine emperor.
LEV (1)   m   Russian
Means "lion" in Russian, functioning as a vernacular form of Leo. This was the real Russian name of both author Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) and revolutionary Leon Trotsky (1879-1940).
LEW   m   Polish
Polish cognate of LEV (1).
LILA (1)   f   Indian, Hindi
Means "play, amusement" in Sanskrit.
LILAC   f   English (Rare)
From the name of the shrub with purple or white flowers. It is derived via Arabic from Persian.
LILACH   f   Hebrew
Means "lilac" in Hebrew.
LÍLE   f   Irish
Irish form of LILY.
LILI   f   German, French, Hungarian
German, French and Hungarian diminutive of ELISABETH, also sometimes connected to the German word lilie meaning "lily". In Hungarian, it can also be diminutive of KAROLINA or JÚLIA.
LÍLIAN   f   Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese variant of LILLIAN.
LILIAN   f & m   English, French
English variant of LILLIAN, as well as a French masculine form.
LILIÁNA   f   Hungarian
Hungarian form of LILLIAN.
LILIANE   f   French
French form of LILLIAN.
LILIJA   f   Lithuanian, Latvian
Lithuanian and Latvian cognate of LILY.
LILIJANA   f   Slovene
Slovene form of LILLIAN.
LILIYA   f   Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian cognate of LILY.
LILJA   f   Icelandic, Finnish
Icelandic and Finnish cognate of LILY.
LILJANA   f   Macedonian
Macedonian form of LILLIAN.
LILLI   f   German, Finnish
German variant of LILI and a Finnish variant of LILJA.
LILY   f   English
From the name of the flower, a symbol of purity. The word is ultimately derived from Latin lilium.
LILYANA   f   Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of LILLIAN.
LINNAEA   f   English (Rare)
From the word for the type of flower, also called the twinflower (see LINNÉA).
LINNÉA   f   Swedish
From the name of a flower, also known as the twinflower. The Swedish botanist Carolus Linnaeus named it after himself, it being his favourite flower.
LJERKA   f   Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Derived from South Slavic lijer meaning "lily".
LJILJANA   f   Serbian, Croatian
Derived from South Slavic ljiljan meaning "lily".
LUCKY   m & f   English, Indian, Hindi
From a nickname given to a lucky person. It is also sometimes used as a diminutive of LUKE.
LYKOS   m   Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Greek form of LYCUS.
MADHU   f & m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu
From Sanskrit मधु (madhu) meaning "sweet, honey". This is another name of Chaitra, the first month of the Hindu year (which occurs in March and April).
MADHUKAR   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "bee, honey-maker" in Sanskrit.
MADHUR   m & f   Indian, Hindi
Means "sweet" in Sanskrit.
MADHURI   f   Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada
Means "sweetness" in Sanskrit.
MADONA   f   Georgian
Georgian form of MADONNA.
MADONNA   f   English
From a title of the Virgin Mary meaning "my lady" in Italian. A famous bearer of the name is American singer Madonna Ciccone (1958-), known simply as Madonna.
MAI (2)   f   Japanese
From Japanese (mai) meaning "dance" or 麻衣 (mai) meaning "linen robe". It can also come from (ma) meaning "real, genuine" combined with (ai) meaning "love, affection". Other kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
MALAIKA   f   Arabic
Means "angels" from the plural of Arabic ملك (malak).
MALAK   f & m   Arabic
Means "angel" in Arabic.
MALATI   f   Indian, Hindi
Means "jasmine" in Sanskrit.
MALINA (2)   f   Bulgarian, Serbian, Polish
Means "raspberry" in several Slavic languages.
MANAS   m   Bengali, Indian, Assamese, Hindi
Means "mind, intellect, spirit" in Sanskrit.
MANISH   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Malayalam, Punjabi, Tamil, Nepali
From Sanskrit मनीषा (manisha) meaning "thought, wisdom".
MANJU   f   Indian, Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu
Means "lovely, beautiful" in Sanskrit.
MANJULA   f   Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam
Means "pleasing, beautiful" in Sanskrit.
MANJUSHA   f   Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Means "small box, small chest" in Sanskrit.
MARGALIT   f   Hebrew
Means "pearl" in Hebrew, ultimately from Greek μαργαριτης (margarites).
MARGARITA   f   Spanish, Russian, Bulgarian, Lithuanian, Late Roman
Latinate form of MARGARET. This is also a Latin word meaning "pearl" and a Spanish word meaning "daisy flower" (species Leucanthemum vulgare).
MAWAR   f   Indonesian, Malay
Means "rose" in Malay and Indonesian.
MAYUR   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "peacock" in Sanskrit.
MEDEIA   f   Greek Mythology
Greek form of MEDEA.
MEDOUSA   f   Greek Mythology
Greek form of MEDUSA.
MELAINA   f   Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek μελαινα (melaina) meaning "black, dark". This was the name of a nymph in Greek mythology.
MELANIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Polish, Late Roman
Italian, Spanish and Polish form of MELANIE.
MELATI   f   Indonesian, Malay
Means "jasmine flower" in Malay and Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit मालती (malati).
MELEK (2)   f   Turkish
Means "angel" in Turkish, ultimately of Arabic origin.
MELIA   f   Greek Mythology
Means "ash tree" in Greek, a derivative of μελι (meli) "honey". This was the name of a nymph in Greek myth, the daughter of the Greek god Okeanos.
MELINA   f   English, French, Greek
Elaboration of Mel, either from names such as MELISSA or from Greek μελι (meli) meaning "honey". A famous bearer was Greek-American actress Melina Mercouri (1920-1994), who was born Maria Amalia Mercouris.
MELISSA   f   English, Dutch, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Means "bee" in Greek. This was the name of a nymph that cared for young Zeus in Greek mythology. It is also the name of the fairy who helps Rogero escape from the witch Alcina in Ludovico Ariosto's poem 'Orlando Furioso' (1516). As an English given name, Melissa has been used since the 18th century.
MELITON   m   Ancient Greek, Georgian
Derived from Greek μελι (meli) meaning "honey" (genitive μελιτος). This was the name of a 2nd-century bishop of Sardis who is regarded as a saint in the Orthodox Church.
MÉLODIE   f   French
French cognate of MELODY.
MELODY   f   English
From the English word melody, which is derived (via Old French and Late Latin) from Greek μελος (melos) "song" combined with αειδω (aeido) "to sing".
MERCÈ   f   Catalan
Catalan form of MERCEDES.
MERCEDES   f   Spanish
Means "mercies" (that is, the plural of mercy), from the Spanish title of the Virgin Mary, María de las Mercedes, meaning "Mary of Mercies". It is ultimately from the Latin word merces meaning "wages, reward", which in Vulgar Latin acquired the meaning "favour, pity".
MERIT (1)   m   English (Rare)
Either a variant of MERRITT or else simply from the English word merit, ultimately from Latin meritus "deserving".
MERITA   f   Esperanto
Means "meritorious" in Esperanto.
MIKU   f   Japanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" combined with (ku) meaning "sky" or (ku) meaning "long time". It can also come from a nanori reading of 未来 (mirai) meaning "future". Other kanji combinations are possible as well.
MINA (2)   f   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil
Means "fish" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the daughter of the Hindu goddess Ushas as well as the daughter of the god Kubera.
MIRA (1)   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada
Means "sea, ocean" in Sanskrit. This was the name of a 16th-century Indian princess who devoted her life to the god Krishna.
MIRABELLA   f   Italian
Latinate form of MIRABELLE.
MIRABELLE   f   French (Rare), English (Rare)
Derived from Latin mirabilis "wonderful". This name was coined during the Middle Ages, though it eventually died out. It was briefly revived in the 19th century.
MIRANDA   f   English, Dutch
Derived from Latin mirandus meaning "admirable, wonderful". The name was created by Shakespeare for the heroine in his play 'The Tempest' (1611), about a father and daughter stranded on an island. It did not become a common English given name until the 20th century. This is also the name of one of the moons of Uranus, named after the Shakespearian character.
MIRNA   f   Croatian, Serbian
Means "peaceful" in Serbian and Croatian.
MIRTA   f   Spanish, Italian, Croatian
Spanish, Italian and Croatian cognate of MYRTLE.
MIRTE   f   Dutch
Variant of MYRTHE.
MIRTHE   f   Dutch
Variant of MYRTHE.
MIRUNA   f   Romanian
Possibly derived from the Slavic word mir meaning "peace".
MITRA (1)   m & f   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi
Means "friend" in Sanskrit, a cognate of MITHRA. This is a transcription of both the feminine form मित्रा and the masculine form मित्र, which is the name of a Hindu god of friendship and contracts who appears in the Rigveda.
MITUL   m   Indian, Gujarati, Hindi
Derived from Sanskrit मित (mita) meaning "measured".
MLADEN   m   Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Derived from the Slavic word младъ (mladu) meaning "young".
MOANA   f & m   Maori, Hawaiian
Means "ocean, wide expanse of water, deep sea" in Maori and Hawaiian.
MUKTA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "liberated, set free" in Sanskrit.
MYRON   m   English, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek μυρον (myron) meaning "sweet oil, perfume". Myron was the name of a 5th-century BC Greek sculptor. Saints bearing this name include a 3rd-century bishop of Crete and a 4th-century martyr from Cyzicus who was killed by a mob. These saints are more widely revered in the Eastern Church, and the name has generally been more common among Eastern Christians. As an English name, it has been used since the 19th century.
MYRRINE   f   Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek μυρρα (myrrha) meaning "myrrh".
MYRTHE   f   Dutch
Dutch cognate of MYRTLE.
MYRTLE   f   English
Simply from the English word myrtle for the evergreen shrub, ultimately from Greek μυρτος (myrtos). It was first used as a given name in the 19th century, at the same time many other plant and flower names were coined.
MYRTO   f   Greek
Greek form of MYRTLE.
NADA (2)   f   Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian
Means "hope" in South Slavic.
NADEZHDA   f   Russian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Ukrainian
Means "hope" in Slavic.
NADIYA   f   Ukrainian
Diminutive of NADEZHDA, as well as being the modern Ukrainian word meaning "hope".
NADZEYA   f   Belarusian
Belarusian form of NADEZHDA.
NADZIEJA   f   Polish
Polish cognate of NADEZHDA, being the modern Polish word meaning "hope".
NAJDEN   m   Macedonian
Macedonian form of NAYDEN.
NALINI   f   Indian, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi
Means "lotus" in Sanskrit.
NAMRATA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Nepali
Means "bowing, humility" in Sanskrit.
NANDA   m   Hinduism, Indian, Kannada, Tamil
Means "joy" in Sanskrit. In Hindu texts this is a name of both Vishnu and the foster-father of Krishna, as well as various other characters. In Buddhist texts this is the name of a god and a disciple of Buddha. Nanda was also the name of a 4th-century BC king who founded a dynasty in Magadha in India.
NANDITA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
From Sanskrit नन्द (nanda) meaning "joy".
NARENDRA   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu
Means "lord of men" from Sanskrit नर (nara) meaning "man" combined with the name of the Hindu god INDRA, used here to mean "lord".
NARGES   f   Persian
Means "daffodil, narcissus flower" in Persian, ultimately derived from Greek (see NARCISSUS).
NARKISSOS   m   Greek Mythology
Greek form of NARCISSUS.
NAVIN   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam
Means "new" in Sanskrit.
NAYDEN   m   Bulgarian
Means "found" in Bulgarian.
NEBOJŠA   m   Serbian, Croatian
Means "fearless" in Serbian and Croatian.
NEDELCHO   m   Bulgarian
Masculine form of NEDELYA.
NEDELJKA   f   Croatian, Serbian
Feminine form of NEDELJKO.
NEDELJKO   m   Croatian, Serbian
Derived from Croatian nedjelja and Serbian недеља (nedelja) meaning "Sunday".
NEDELKA   f   Macedonian
Macedonian feminine form of NEDELJKO.
NEDELKO   m   Macedonian
Macedonian form of NEDELJKO.
NEDELYA   f   Bulgarian
Means "Sunday" in Bulgarian.
NEDILJKA   f   Croatian
Feminine form of NEDELJKO.
NEDILJKO   m   Croatian
Variant of NEDELJKO.
NEDJELJKA   f   Croatian
Feminine form of NEDELJKO.
NEDJELJKO   m   Croatian
Variant of NEDELJKO.
NEDYALKA   f   Bulgarian
Bulgarian feminine form of NEDELJKO.
NEDYALKO   m   Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of NEDELJKO.
NEHA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada, Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali, Telugu
Possibly from Sanskrit स्नेह (sneha) meaning "love, tenderness".
NENAD   m   Serbian, Croatian
Means "unexpected" in Serbian and Croatian. In the Serbian folk song 'Predrag and Nenad' this is the name of Predrag's brother.
NEO (2)   m   Various
From the prefix meaning "new", ultimately derived from Greek νεος (neos).
NEREIDA   f   Spanish
Derived from Greek Νηρειδες (Nereides) meaning "nymphs, sea sprites", ultimately derived from the name of the Greek sea god NEREUS, who supposedly fathered them.
NERGİS   f   Turkish
Means "daffodil, narcissus flower" in Turkish, ultimately derived from Greek (see NARCISSUS).
NERISSA   f   Literature
Created by Shakespeare for a character in his play 'The Merchant of Venice' (1596). He possibly took it from Greek Νηρεις (Nereis) meaning "nymph, sea sprite", ultimately derived from the name of the Greek sea god NEREUS, who supposedly fathered them.
NEUS   f   Catalan
Catalan cognate of NIEVES.
NEVEN   m   Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Masculine form of NEVENA.
NEVENA   f   Bulgarian, Macedonian, Croatian, Serbian
Derived from South Slavic neven meaning "marigold".
NEVENKA   f   Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Variant of NEVENA.
NEVES   f   Portuguese
Portuguese form of NIEVES.
NIEVES   f   Spanish
Means "snows" in Spanish, derived from the title of the Virgin Mary Nuestra Señora de las Nieves meaning "Our Lady of the Snows".
NIKANOR   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of NICANOR.
NIKE   f   Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Means "victory" in Greek. Nike was the Greek goddess of victory.
NIKETAS   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek νικητης (niketes) meaning "winner, victor". Saint Niketas was a 4th-century bishop of Remesiana in Serbia. He is a patron saint of Romania.
NIKHIL   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Odia, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil
Means "whole, entire" in Sanskrit.
NIKHILA   f   Indian, Telugu, Hindi
Feminine form of NIKHIL.
NIKIAS   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek νικη (nike) meaning "victory". This was the name of an Athenian general who fought in the Peloponnesian war.
NIKITA (2)   f   Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Derived from Sanskrit निकेत (niketa) meaning "house, habitation".
NIKON   m   Ancient Greek, Russian
Derived from Greek νικη (nike) meaning "victory".
NILA   f   Tamil, Indian, Hindi
Means "dark blue" in Sanskrit.
NILAM   f & m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "dark blue, sapphire" in Sanskrit.
NILIMA   f   Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Telugu
Means "dark blue" in Sanskrit.
NIRAJ   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Nepali
Means "water-born" in Sanskrit.
NIRAV   m   Indian, Gujarati, Marathi
Means "quiet, silent" in Sanskrit.
NIRMAL   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Nepali
Means "clean, pure" in Sanskrit.
NIRUPAMA   f   Indian, Hindi, Kannada
Means "unequaled, matchless" in Sanskrit.
NISHA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Bengali, Nepali
Means "night" in Sanskrit.
NISHANT   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "night's end, dawn" in Sanskrit.
NITHIN   m   Indian, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada
Southern Indian variant of NITIN.
NITHYA   f   Tamil, Indian, Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam
Southern Indian form of NITYA.
NITIKA   f   Indian, Hindi
From Sanskrit नीति (niti) meaning "guidance, moral conduct".
NITIN   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, Kannada
From Sanskrit नीति (niti) meaning "guidance, moral conduct".
NITYA   f & m   Indian, Hindi
Means "always, eternal" in Sanskrit. This is a transcription of both the feminine form नित्या (an epithet of the Hindu goddess Durga) and the masculine form नित्य.
NIVES   f   Italian, Croatian
Italian form of NIEVES.
NOVAK   m   Serbian
From Serbian нов (nov) meaning "new".
OGNEN   m   Macedonian
Macedonian form of OGNYAN.
OGNJAN   m   Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian variant form of OGNYAN.
OGNJEN   m   Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of OGNYAN.
OGNYAN   m   Bulgarian
Derived from Bulgarian огнен (ognen) "fiery".
OM   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
From the Sanskrit ओम् (om), considered to be a sacred syllable because it represents the range of sounds that can be made by the human voice.
OMID   m & f   Persian
Means "hope" in Persian.
OSANNA   f   Italian (Rare)
Italian form of HOSANNA. This was the name of a 15th-century Italian saint and mystic.
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.
PADMINI   f   Indian, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu
Means "a multitude of lotuses", a derivative of Sanskrit पद्म (padma) meaning "lotus".
PALLAB   m   Bengali
Bengali form of PALLAV.
PALLAV   m   Indian, Hindi
Means "budding leaf, shoot" in Sanskrit.
PALLAVI   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil
Feminine form of PALLAV.
PALMIRA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Feminine form of PALMIRO.
PALMIRO   m   Italian
Means "pilgrim" in Italian. In medieval times it denoted one who had been a pilgrim to Palestine. It is ultimately from the word palma meaning "palm tree", because of the custom of pilgrims to bring palm fronds home with them. The name is sometimes given to a child born on Palm Sunday.
PANTHER   m   Ancient Greek
Means "panther" in Greek.
PANTHERAS   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek πανθηρ (panther) meaning "panther", ultimately of Sanskrit origin, though folk etymology connects it to Greek παν (pan) "all" and θηραω (therao) "to hunt". According to some legends a Roman soldier named Panthera was the father of Jesus.
PARTHENIA   f   Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek παρθενος (parthenos) meaning "maiden, virgin". This was an epithet of the Greek goddess Athena.
PAX   f   Roman Mythology
Means "peace" in Latin. In Roman mythology this was the name of the goddess of peace.
PAZ (1)   f   Spanish
Means "peace" in Spanish. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora de la Paz, meaning "Our Lady of Peace".
PEARL   f   English
From the English word pearl for the concretions formed in the shells of some mollusks, ultimately from Late Latin perla. Like other gemstone names, it has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the 19th century. The pearl is the birthstone for June, and it supposedly imparts health and wealth.
PERLA   f   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish cognate of PEARL.
PERLE   f   French, Yiddish
French and Yiddish cognate of PEARL. It is also used as a Yiddish vernacular form of Margaret.
PERSEUS   m   Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from Greek περθω (pertho) meaning "to destroy". In Greek mythology Perseus was a hero who was said to have founded the ancient city of Mycenae. He was the son of Zeus and Danaë. Mother and child were exiled by Danaë's father Acrisius, and Perseus was raised on the island of Seriphos. The king of the island compelled Perseus to kill the Gorgon Medusa, who was so ugly that anyone who gazed upon her was turned to stone. After obtaining winged sandals and other tools from the gods, he succeeded in his task by looking at Medusa in the reflection of his shield and slaying her in her sleep. On his return he defeated a sea monster in order to save Andromeda, who became his wife.
PETKO   m   Bulgarian, Macedonian
Derived from Bulgarian Петък (Petak) or Macedonian Петок (Petok) meaning "Friday". This is a vernacular form of Paraskeve.
PHAIDRA   f   Greek Mythology
Greek form of PHAEDRA.
PHAIDROS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of PHAEDRUS.
PHILOMEL   f   Literature
From an English word meaning "nightingale" (ultimately from PHILOMELA). It has been used frequently in poetry to denote the bird.
PHILON   m   Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of PHILO.
PHOTINE   f   Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek φως (phos) meaning "light" (genitive φωτος (photos)). This is the name traditionally given to the Samaritan woman Jesus met at the well (see John 4:7). She is venerated as a saint by the Eastern Church.
PHOTIOS   m   Greek, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek φως (phos) meaning "light" (genitive φωτος (photos)).
PLAMEN   m   Bulgarian, Serbian
Derived from South Slavic plamen meaning "flame, fire".
PLATON   m   Ancient Greek, Greek, Russian
Greek form of PLATO.
PLOUTON   m   Greek Mythology
Original Greek form of PLUTO.
POLAT   m   Turkish
Turkish form of BOLAT.
PRACHI   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
From Sanskrit प्राच्य (prachya) meaning "eastern, ancient".
PRADIP   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit प्रदीप (pradipa) meaning "light, lantern".
PRAKASH   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Gujarati, Bengali, Odia, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit प्रकाश (prakasha) meaning "light, bright, shining".
PRANAV   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
This is the Sanskrit word referring to ओम् (om), the Hindu sacred syllable.
PRANAY   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "leader, guidance, love" in Sanskrit.
PRASAD   m   Indian, Telugu, Marathi, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Odia, Bengali, Nepali
Means "brightness, clearness, graciousness, offering" in Sanskrit. This is a word referring to an offering of food made to a deity.
PRASANNA   m   Tamil, Indian, Kannada, Telugu, Odia, Hindi
Means "clear, bright, tranquil" in Sanskrit.
PRATAP   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "heat, splendour, glory" in Sanskrit.
PRATIBHA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "light, splendour, intelligence" in Sanskrit.
PRATIK   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali
Means "look, appearance" in Sanskrit.
PRATIMA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "image, likeness, reflection" in Sanskrit.
PRAVEENA   f   Tamil, Indian, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi
Variant transcription of PRAVINA.
PRAVIN   m   Indian, Marathi, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam
Means "skilled" in Sanskrit.
PRAVINA   f   Indian, Marathi, Tamil
Feminine form of PRAVIN.
PRAXIS   f   Greek Mythology
Means "practical" in Greek. This was another name for the Greek goddess Aphrodite.
PREETHI   f   Indian, Kannada, Tamil
South Indian form of PRITI.
PREM   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Nepali
Means "love, affection" in Sanskrit.
PREMA   f   Tamil, Indian, Kannada, Marathi, Hindi
Feminine form of PREM.
PRINCE   m   English
From the English word prince, a royal title, which comes ultimately from Latin princeps. This name was borne by the American musician Prince Rogers Nelson (1958-2016), who is known simply as Prince.
PRINCESS   f   English (Modern)
Feminine equivalent of PRINCE.
PRITI   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
Means "pleasure, joy, love" in Sanskrit.
PRIYANKA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali
From Sanskrit प्रियंकर (priyankara) meaning "agreeable, amiable".
PROTEUS   m   Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek πρωτος (protos) meaning "first". In Greek mythology this was the name of a prophetic god of the sea.
PTOLEMAIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of PTOLEMY.
PUJA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Punjabi, Telugu, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Nepali
Means "honour, worship" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a Hindu ritual of reverence.
PUNIT   m   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "cleaned, purified" in Sanskrit.
PUNITA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Feminine form of PUNIT.
PURNAMA   f & m   Indonesian
Means "full moon" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit पूर्णिमा (purnima).
PURNIMA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Tamil, Kannada
Means "full moon" in Sanskrit.
PUSHPA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali
Means "flower" in Sanskrit.
PUTERA   m   Malay
Means "son, prince" in Malay, ultimately from Sanskrit पुत्र (putra).
PUTERI   f   Malay
Means "daughter, princess" in Malay, ultimately from Sanskrit पुत्री (putri).
PUTRA   m   Indonesian
Means "son" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit पुत्र (putra).
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