This is a list of names in which the categories include calmness.
AŞTÎ f & m Kurdish
Means "peace, tranquility"
CONSOLATA f Italian
in Italian. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary
, María Consolata
GALEN m English
Modern form of the Greek name Γαληνος (Galenos)
, which meant "calm"
from Greek γαληνη (galene)
. It was borne by a 2nd-century BC Greco-Roman physician who contributed to anatomy and medicine. In modern times the name is occasionally given in his honour.
MORTIMER m English
From an English surname that was derived from a place name meaning "still water"
in Old French.
NA'IM m Arabic
Means "tranquil, happy, at ease"
PLACIDO m Italian
Italian form of the Late Latin name Placidus
meaning "quiet, calm"
RAMŪNAS m Lithuanian
Derived from Lithuanian ramus
combined with the patronymic suffix ūnas
SEIJA f Finnish
Derived from Finnish seijas
meaning "tranquil, serene"
SERENA f English, Italian, Late Roman
From a Late Latin name that was derived from Latin serenus
meaning "clear, tranquil, serene"
. This name was borne by an obscure early saint. Edmund Spenser also used it in his poem The Faerie Queene
SERENITY f English (Modern)
From the English word meaning "serenity, tranquility"
, ultimately from Latin serenus
meaning "clear, calm".
SHILOH m & f Biblical
From an Old Testament place name possibly meaning "tranquil"
in Hebrew. It is also used prophetically in the Old Testament to refer to a person, often understood to be the Messiah (see Genesis 49:10
). This may in fact be a mistranslation. This name was brought to public attention after actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt gave it to their daughter in 2006.
STELLAN m Swedish
Meaning unknown, perhaps related to Old Norse stilling "calm"
, or perhaps of German origin.
TYYNE f Finnish
Derived from Finnish tyyni
meaning "calm, serene"
YASEN m Bulgarian
Means both "ash tree"
and "clear, serene"