Names Categorized "fruits"

This is a list of names in which the categories include fruits.
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AERON (1)m & fWelsh
Either derived from Welsh aeron meaning "berry" or else from the name of a river in Wales.
AERONWENfWelsh
Combination of AERON (1) and the suffix gwen meaning "white, fair, blessed".
AERONWYfWelsh
Combination of AERON (1) and the suffix wy meaning "river".
AFANENfWelsh (Rare)
Means "raspberry" in Welsh. This is a modern Welsh name.
AIRIfJapanese
From Japanese (ai) meaning "love, affection" combined with (ri) meaning "white jasmine" or (ri) meaning "pear". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible.
ANAR (2)fKazakh
Variant of ANARA.
ANARAfKazakh, Kyrgyz
Means "pomegranate" in Kazakh and Kyrgyz, ultimately from Persian.
ANARGULfKazakh
Means "blooming pomegranate tree" in Kazakh.
ASWATHImIndian, Malayalam
From Sanskrit अशवत्थ (ashvattha) meaning "sacred fig tree".
AVALONfEnglish (Rare)
From the name of the island paradise to which King Arthur was brought after his death. The name of this island is perhaps related to Welsh afal meaning "apple", a fruit which was often linked with paradise.
BERRY (2)fEnglish (Rare)
From the English word referring to the small fruit. It is ultimately derived from Old English berie. This name has only been in use since the 20th century.
BETHANYfEnglish
From the name of a biblical town, Βηθανια (Bethania) in Greek, which is probably of Aramaic or Hebrew origin, possibly meaning "house of affliction" or "house of figs". In the New Testament the town of Bethany is 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.
BORÓKAfHungarian
Means "juniper" in Hungarian.
CAM (1)fVietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (cam) meaning "orange (fruit)".
CARPUSmBiblical, Biblical Latin
Latin form of the Greek name Καρπος (Karpos), which meant "fruit, profits". The name is mentioned briefly in the New Testament in the second epistle of Timothy.
CERISEfFrench
Means "cherry" in French.
CHERRYfEnglish
Simply means "cherry" from the name of the fruit. It can also be a diminutive of CHARITY. It has been in use since the late 19th century.
DÁIREmIrish, Irish Mythology
Means "fruitful, fertile" in Irish Gaelic. This name is borne by many figures in Irish legend, including the Ulster chief who reneged on his promise to loan the Brown Bull of Cooley to Medb, starting the war between Connacht and Ulster as told in the Irish epic 'The Cattle Raid of Cooley'.
DÁIRÍNEfIrish
Derived from Irish Gaelic dáire meaning "fruitful, fertile".
DARA (1)mIrish
From the Irish Mac Dara which means "oak tree". This was the name of a 6th-century saint from Connemara. It is also used as an Anglicized form of DÁIRE.
DARACHmIrish
Variant of DARA (1) or Anglicized form of DÁIRE.
DARAGHmIrish
Variant of DARA (1) or Anglicized form of DÁIRE.
DARDANmAlbanian
From the name of the Dardani, an Illyrian tribe who lived on the Balkan Peninsula. Their name may derive from an Illyrian word meaning "pear". They were unrelated to the ancient people who were also called the Dardans who lived near Troy.
DARDANAfAlbanian
Feminine form of DARDAN.
DARINA (1)fIrish
Anglicized form of DÁIRÍNE.
DARRAGHmIrish
Variant of DARA (1) or Anglicized form of DÁIRE.
DEKELmHebrew
Means "palm tree" in Hebrew.
DIKLAm & fHebrew
Variant transcription of DIKLAH.
DIKLAHm & fHebrew, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Possibly means "palm grove" in Hebrew or Aramaic. In the Old Testament this is the name of a son of Joktan. In modern times it is also used as a feminine name.
DUNJAfSerbian, Croatian, Slovene
Serbian, Croatian and Slovene form of DUNYA. This also means "quince" in the South Slavic languages, a quince being a type of fruit.
EFRAÍNmSpanish
Spanish form of EPHRAIM.
EPHRAIMmBiblical, Hebrew, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name אֶפְרָיִם ('Efrayim) which meant "fruitful". In the Old Testament Ephraim is a son of Joseph and Asenath and the founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel.
EPHRATHfBiblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Means "fruitful place" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this name was borne by one of the wives of Caleb. Also in the Bible, it is the name of the place where Rachel was buried.
EUSTACHYSmAncient Greek
Means "fruitful" in Greek. It is ultimately from ευ (eu) "good" and σταχυς (stachus) "ear of corn".
EVRONmYiddish
Yiddish form of EPHRAIM.
GINEVRAfItalian
Italian form of GUINEVERE. This is also the Italian name for the city of Geneva, Switzerland. It is also sometimes associated with the Italian word ginepro meaning "juniper".
GOLNARfPersian
Derived from Persian گل (gol) "flower, rose" and انار (anar) "pomegranate".
GROZDANmBulgarian, Macedonian
Derived from Bulgarian or Macedonian грозде (grozde) meaning "grapes".
IEVAfLithuanian, Latvian
Lithuanian and Latvian form of EVE. This is also the Lithuanian and Latvian word for a type of cherry tree (species Prunus padus).
ITHAMARmBiblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name אִיתָמָר ('Itamar) meaning "date palm island". This is the name of a son of Aaron in the Old Testament.
JAGAfCroatian, Serbian, Macedonian
Croatian, Serbian and Macedonian diminutive of AGATHA or JAGODA.
JAGODAfCroatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Polish
Means "strawberry" in South Slavic, and "berry" in Polish.
JEVREMmSerbian
Serbian form of EPHRAIM.
JUNIPERfEnglish (Modern)
From the English word for the type of tree, derived ultimately from Latin iuniperus.
JUNÍPEROmVarious
This was the name assumed by the 18th-century Spanish Franciscan monk Miguel José Serra, a missionary to California. He named himself after one of Saint Francis's companions, who was named from Latin iuniperus "juniper".
KARPmRussian
Russian form of Karpos (see CARPUS).
KARPOSmAncient Greek, Biblical Greek
Original Greek form of CARPUS.
KETUTm & fIndonesian, Balinese
Possibly from a Balinese word meaning "small banana". This name is traditionally given to the fourth child.
KİRAZfTurkish
Means "cherry" in Turkish.
KIRIfMaori
Means "skin of a tree or fruit" in Maori. This name has been brought to public attention by New Zealand opera singer Kiri Te Kanawa (1944-).
KIRSIKKAfFinnish
Means "cherry" in Finnish.
KYOm & fJapanese
Variant transcription of KYOU.
KYOUm & fJapanese
From Japanese (kyou) meaning "unite, cooperate", (kyou) meaning "capital city", (kyou) meaning "village", (kyou) meaning "apricot", or other kanji with the same pronunciation.
LINA (1)fArabic
Means either "palm tree" or "tender" in Arabic.
LINDENmEnglish
From a German surname which was derived from Old High German linta meaning "linden tree".
LINDONmEnglish (Rare)
From a surname which was a variant of LYNDON.
LINFORDmEnglish (Rare)
From a surname which was originally taken from place names meaning either "flax ford" or "linden tree ford" in Old English.
LINTONmEnglish
From a surname which was originally from place names meaning either "flax town" or "linden tree town" in Old English.
LIVIA (2)fEnglish
Short form of OLIVIA.
LIVVYfEnglish
Diminutive of OLIVIA.
LOTUSfEnglish (Rare)
From the name of the lotus flower (species Nelumbo nucifera) or the mythological lotus tree. They are ultimately derived from Greek λωτος (lotos). In Greek and Roman mythology the lotus tree was said to produce a fruit causing sleepiness and forgetfulness.
LYNDONmEnglish
From an English surname which was derived from a place name meaning "linden tree hill" in Old English. A famous bearer was American president Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973).
MAI (1)fVietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (mai) meaning "plum, apricot" (refers specifically to the species Prunus mume).
MAKVALAfGeorgian
Derived from Georgian მაყვალი (maqvali) meaning "blackberry".
MALINA (2)fBulgarian, Serbian, Polish
Means "raspberry" in several Slavic languages.
MARJAfFinnish, Sorbian, Dutch
Finnish and Sorbian form of MARIA, as well as a Dutch variant. It also means "berry" in Finnish.
MEI (1)fChinese
From Chinese (měi) meaning "beautiful" or (méi) meaning "Chinese plum" (species Prunus mume), as well as other characters which are pronounced similarly.
MINORUm & fJapanese
From Japanese (minoru) meaning "to bear fruit", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations with the same pronunciation.
MIYUfJapanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" or (mi) meaning "fruit, good result, truth" combined with (yu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" or (yu) meaning "tie, bind" or (yu) meaning "evening". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MOMOKAfJapanese
From Japanese (momo) meaning "hundred" or (momo) meaning "peach" combined with (ka) meaning "flower" or (ka) meaning "fragrance". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MOMOKOfJapanese
From Japanese (momo) meaning "hundred" or (momo) meaning "peach" combined with (ko) meaning "child". This name can be constructed from other kanji combinations as well.
NOLLmMedieval English
Medieval diminutive of OLIVER.
OLImEnglish
Short form of OLIVER.
OLIVAfLate Roman
Late Latin name meaning "olive". This was the name of a 2nd-century saint from Brescia.
OLIVÉRmHungarian
Hungarian form of OLIVER.
OLIVERmEnglish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Czech, Slovak
From Olivier, a Norman French form of a Germanic name such as ALFHER or an Old Norse name such as Áleifr (see OLAF). The spelling was altered by association with Latin oliva "olive tree". In the Middle Ages the name became well-known in Western Europe because of the French epic 'La Chanson de Roland', in which Olivier was a friend and advisor of the hero Roland.... [more]
OLIVETTEfLiterature
Feminine form of OLIVER. This was the name of the title character in the French opera 'Les noces d'Olivette' (1879) by Edmond Audran.
OLÍVIAfPortuguese, Slovak, Hungarian
Portuguese, Slovak and Hungarian form of OLIVIA.
OLIVIAfEnglish, Italian, Spanish, German, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
This name was first used in this spelling by William Shakespeare for a character in his comedy 'Twelfth Night' (1602). Shakespeare may have based it on OLIVER or OLIVA, or perhaps directly on the Latin word oliva meaning "olive". In the play Olivia is a noblewoman who is wooed by Duke Orsino but instead falls in love with his messenger Cesario.... [more]
OLIVIEfFrench (Rare), Czech (Rare)
French and Czech form of OLIVIA.
OLIVIERmFrench, Dutch
French and Dutch form of OLIVER.
OLIVIEROmItalian
Italian form of OLIVER.
OLIWERmPolish (Rare)
Polish form of OLIVER.
OLIWIAfPolish
Polish form of OLIVIA.
OLLIEm & fEnglish
Diminutive of OLIVER, OLIVIA or OLIVE.
PALMERmEnglish
From an English surname meaning "pilgrim". It is ultimately from Latin palma "palm tree", since pilgrims to the Holy Land often brought back palm fronds as proof of their journey.
PALMIROmItalian
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.
PERRYmEnglish
From a surname which is either English or Welsh in origin. It can be derived from Middle English perrie meaning "pear tree", or else from Welsh ap Herry, meaning "son of HERRY". A famous bearer of the surname was Matthew Perry (1794-1858), the American naval officer who opened Japan to the West.
PHILOMELAfGreek Mythology
Derived from Greek φιλος (philos) "lover, friend" and μηλον (melon) "fruit". The second element has also been interpreted as Greek μελος (melos) "song". In Greek myth Philomela was the sister-in-law of Tereus, who raped her and cut out her tongue. Prokne avenged her sister by killing her son by Tereus, after which Tereus attempted to kill Philomela. However, the gods intervened and transformed her into a nightingale.
POLYCARPmAncient Greek (Anglicized)
From the Greek name Πολυκαρπος (Polykarpos) meaning "fruitful, rich in fruit", ultimately from Greek πολυς (polys) "much" and καρπος (karpos) "fruit". Saint Polycarp was a 2nd-century bishop of Smyrna who was martyred by being burned at the stake and then stabbed.
POLYKARPOSmAncient Greek
Ancient Greek form of POLYCARP.
POMONAfRoman Mythology
From Latin pomus "fruit tree". This was the name of the Roman goddess of fruit trees.
PRUNEfFrench
Means "plum" in French.
PRUNELLAfEnglish (Rare)
From the English word for the type of flower, also called self-heal, ultimately a derivative of the Latin word pruna "plum".
TAKUMImJapanese
From Japanese (takumi) meaning "artisan" or (takumi) meaning "skillful". It can also come from (taku) meaning "expand, open, support" combined with (mi) meaning "sea, ocean" or (mi) meaning "fruit, good result, truth". This name can also be formed of other kanji combinations.
TAMARfHebrew, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "date palm" in Hebrew. According to the Old Testament Tamar was the daughter-in-law of Judah and later his wife. This was also the name of a daughter of King David. She was raped by her half-brother Amnon, leading to his murder by her brother Absalom. The name was borne by a 12th-century ruling queen of Georgia who presided over the kingdom at the peak of its power.
TAMARAfRussian, Ukrainian, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Hungarian, English, Dutch, Spanish, Italian
Russian form of TAMAR. Russian performers such as Tamara Karsavina (1885-1978), Tamara Drasin (1905-1943), Tamara Geva (1907-1997) and Tamara Toumanova (1919-1996) introduced it to the English-speaking world. It was also borne by the Polish cubist painter Tamara de Lempicka (1898-1980).
TAMARIfGeorgian
Georgian variant of TAMAR.
TAMERAfEnglish
Variant of TAMARA.
TAMIfEnglish
Variant of TAMMY.
TAMIAfEnglish (Modern)
Elaborated form of the popular name syllable Tam, from names such as TAMARA or TAMIKA. It was popularized by Canadian singer Tamia Hill (1975-), who is known simply as Tamia.
TAMMIfEnglish
Variant of TAMMY.
TAMMIEfEnglish
Variant of TAMMY.
TAMMYfEnglish
Short form of TAMARA and other names beginning with Tam.
TAMRAfEnglish
Contracted form of TAMARA.
TÉLESPHOREmFrench (Rare)
French form of the Greek name Τελεσφορος (Telesphoros) which means "bringing fulfillment" or "bearing fruit". Saint Telesphorus was a 2nd-century pope and martyr.
TELESPHORUSmAncient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Telesphoros (see TÉLESPHORE).
THAMARfBiblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of TAMAR used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
THAMIRmArabic
Means "fruitful" in Arabic.
TOMA (1)fRussian
Diminutive of TAMARA.
TOMERmHebrew
Means "palm tree" in Hebrew.
TOMOMIf & mJapanese
From Japanese (tomo) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or (tomo) meaning "friend" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful" or (mi) meaning "fruit, good result, truth". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
UMEfJapanese
From Japanese (ume) meaning "Japanese apricot, plum" (refers specifically to the species Prunus mume). In Japan the ume blossom is regarded as a symbol of spring and a ward against evil. Different kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
UMEKOfJapanese
From Japanese (ume) meaning "apricot, plum" (referring to the species Prunus mume) and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
VIŠNJAfCroatian, Serbian
Means "sour cherry" in Croatian and Serbian.
VIVIfDanish, Swedish, Norwegian
Scandinavian diminutive of names beginning with Vi, as well as OLIVIA and SOFIA.
YEFREMmRussian
Russian form of EPHRAIM.
YESENIAfSpanish (Latin American)
From Jessenia, the genus name of a type of tree found in South America. This name was first used by Yolanda Vargas in the Telenovela 'Yesenia' (1970).
YUUNAfJapanese
From Japanese (yuu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" or (yuu) meaning "grapefruit, pomelo, citrus fruit" combined with (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" or (na), a phonetic character. Other combinations of kanji are also possible.
YUZUKIfJapanese
From Japanese (yuzu) meaning "grapefruit, pomelo, citrus fruit" and (ki) meaning "hope". Other combinations of kanji can form this name as well.
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