Names Categorized "green"

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ABILENE   f   Biblical
From a place name mentioned briefly in the New Testament. It possibly means "grass" in Hebrew.
ACACIA   f   English (Rare)
From the name of a type of tree, ultimately deriving from Greek ακη (ake) "thorn, point".
ÆSC   m   Anglo-Saxon
Means "ash tree" in Old English. This was the nickname of a 5th-century king of Kent, whose birth name was Oeric.
AINA (3)   f   Japanese
From Japanese (ai) meaning "love, affection" and (na) meaning "vegetables, greens", as well as other character combinations.
ALLON   m   Biblical
Means "oak" in Hebrew. This name is mentioned briefly in the Old Testament.
ALON   m   Hebrew
Means "oak tree" in Hebrew.
ALONA   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of ALON.
ALTWIDUS   m   Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Derived from the Germanic elements ald "old" and witu "forest".
AMIR (2)   m   Hebrew
Means "treetop" in Hebrew.
AMIRA (2)   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of AMIR (2).
ANARGUL   f   Kazakh
Means "blooming pomegranate tree" in Kazakh.
AOI   f & m   Japanese
From Japanese (aoi) meaning "hollyhock, althea" or an adjectival form of (ao) meaning "green, blue". Other kanji with the same reading can form this name as well.
ARNVIÐR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ARVID.
ARVID   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Arnviðr, derived from the elements arn "eagle" and viðr "tree".
ASCELIN   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from a diminutive of the Germanic element asc meaning "ash tree".
ASCO   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element asc meaning "ash tree".
ASH   m & f   English
Short form of ASHLEY. It can also come directly from the English word denoting either the tree or the residue of fire.
ASHLEY   f & m   English
From an English surname which was originally derived from place names meaning "ash tree clearing", from a combination of Old English æsc and leah. Until the 1960s it was more commonly given to boys in the United States, but it is now most often used on girls.
ASHTON   m & f   English
From a surname which was originally derived from a place name which meant "ash tree town" in Old English.
ASK   m   Norse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse askr "ash tree". In Norse mythology Ask and his wife Embla were the first humans created by the gods.
ASKR   m   Norse Mythology
Old Norse form of ASK.
ASSE   m   Frisian
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element asc meaning "ash tree" or ans meaning "god".
ASWATHI   m   Indian, Malayalam
From Sanskrit अशवत्थ (ashvattha) meaning "sacred fig tree".
AYLA (1)   f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of ELAH.
ĄŽUOLAS   m   Lithuanian
Means "oak" in Lithuanian.
BAI   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (bái) meaning "white, pure", (bǎi) meaning "one hundred, many" or (bǎi) meaning "cypress tree, cedar" (which is usually only masculine). Other Chinese characters can form this name as well. This name was borne in the 8th century by the Tang dynasty poet Li Bai, whose given was .
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.
BAYARD   m   Literature
Derived from Old French baiart meaning "bay coloured". In medieval French poetry Bayard was a bay horse owned by Renaud de Montauban and his brothers. The horse could magically adjust its size to carry multiple riders.
BENTLEY   m   English
From a surname which was from a place name, itself derived from Old English beonet "bent grass" and leah "woodland, clearing". Various towns in England bear this name.
BENTON   m   English
From a surname which was derived from a place name, composed of Old English beonet "bent grass" and tun "enclosure".
BERYL   f   English
From the English word for the clear or pale green precious stone, ultimately deriving from Sanskrit. As a given name, it first came into use in the 19th century.
BÍCH   f   Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (bích) meaning "bluish green".
BIPIN   m   Indian, Marathi, Hindi
Variant of VIPIN.
BJÖRK   f   Icelandic
Means "birch tree" in Icelandic.
BLERTA   f   Albanian
Derived from Albanian blertë meaning "green".
BOR   m   Slovene
Short form of names containing bor, such as BORISLAV or BORIS. It is also a South Slavic word meaning "pine tree".
BORÓKA   f   Hungarian
Means "juniper" in Hungarian.
CEDAR   f & m   English (Rare)
From the English word for the coniferous tree, derived (via Old French and Latin) from Greek κεδρος (kedros).
CELYN   m   Welsh
Means "holly" in Welsh.
CHALCHIUHTICUE   f   Aztec and Toltec Mythology
Means "jade skirt" in Nahuatl. She was the Aztec goddess of water and rivers, the wife of Tlaloc.
CHESLEY   m   English
From a surname that was originally from a place name meaning "camp meadow" in Old English.
CHLOE   f   English, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Means "green shoot" in Greek, referring to new plant growth in the spring. This was an epithet of the Greek goddess Demeter. The name is also mentioned by Paul in one of his epistles in the New Testament. As an English name, Chloe has been in use since the Protestant Reformation.
CHLOÉ   f   French
French form of CHLOE.
CHLORIS   f   Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek χλωρος (chloros) meaning "pale green". Chloris, in Greek mythology, was a minor goddess of vegetation.
CLOE   f   Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of CHLOE.
CLOÉ   f   Portuguese, French
Portuguese form and French variant of CHLOE.
CLOVER   f   English (Rare)
From the English word for the wild flower, ultimately deriving from Old English clafre.
CORIANDER   f   English (Rare)
From the name of the spice, also called cilantro, which may ultimately be of Phoenician origin (via Latin and Greek).
CYAN   f & m   English (Rare)
From the English word meaning "greenish blue", ultimately derived from Greek κυανος (kyanos).
DAIKI   m   Japanese
From Japanese (dai) meaning "big, great" combined with (ki) meaning "brightness", (ki) meaning "tree" or (ki) meaning "valuable". Other combinations of kanji can also form this name.
DALLAS   m   English
From a surname which was originally taken from a Scottish place name meaning "meadow dwelling". A city in Texas bears this name, probably in honour of American Vice President George Mifflin Dallas.
DARA (1)   m   Irish
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.
DARDAN   m   Albanian
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.
DARDANA   f   Albanian
Feminine form of DARDAN.
DEFOREST   m   English
From a French surname meaning "from the forest". It was originally given in honour of American author John Deforest (1826-1906).
DEFORREST   m   English (Rare)
Variant of DEFOREST.
DEKEL   m   Hebrew
Means "palm tree" in Hebrew.
DELANO   m   English
From a French surname, originally De la Noye, indicating that the bearer was from a place called La Noue (ultimately Gaulish meaning "wetland, swamp"). It has been used in honour of American president Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945), whose middle name came from his mother's maiden name.
DIKLA   m & f   Hebrew
Variant transcription of DIKLAH.
DIKLAH   m & f   Hebrew, 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.
DUBRAVKA   f   Croatian, Serbian
Feminine form of DUBRAVKO.
DUBRAVKO   m   Croatian, Serbian
From the old Slavic word dubrava meaning "oak grove".
EBONY   f   English
From the English word ebony for the black wood which comes from the ebony tree. It is ultimately from the Egyptian word hbnj. In America this name is most often used by black parents.
EGLĖ   f   Lithuanian
Means "spruce tree" in Lithuanian. In a Lithuanian legend Eglė was a young woman who married a sea snake.
ELAH   f & m   Hebrew, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "oak tree" or "terebinth tree" in Hebrew. This was the name of the fourth king of Israel, as told in the Old Testament. He was murdered by Zimri, who succeeded him. In modern Hebrew this is typically a feminine name.
ELON   m   Biblical
Means "oak" in Hebrew. This was the name of one of the ruling judges of the Israelites according to the Old Testament.
ELOWEN   f   Cornish
Means "elm tree" in Cornish. This is a recently coined Cornish name.
ELWOOD   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from a place name meaning "elder tree forest" in Old English.
EMBLA   f   Norse Mythology, Icelandic, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Meaning uncertain, perhaps related to Old Norse almr "elm". In Norse mythology Embla and her husband Ask were the first humans. They were created by three of the gods from two trees.
EMERALD   f   English (Modern)
From the word for the green precious stone, which is the birthstone of May. The emerald supposedly imparts love to the bearer. The word is ultimately from Greek σμαραγδος (smaragdos).
EÓGAN   m   Ancient Irish, Irish Mythology
Older Irish form of EOGHAN.
EOGHAN   m   Irish, Scottish, Irish Mythology
Possibly means "born from the yew tree" in Irish, though it is possibly derived from EUGENE. It was borne by several legendary or semi-legendary Irish figures, including a son of Niall of the Nine Hostages.
EREZ   m   Hebrew
Means "cedar" in Hebrew.
ERWAN   m   Breton
Breton form of IVO (1) or YVES.
ERWANN   m   Breton
Variant of ERWAN.
ESE   m   Frisian
Possibly a Frisian form of ANSO.
ESMERALDA   f   Spanish, Portuguese, English, Literature
Means "emerald" in Spanish and Portuguese. Victor Hugo used this name in his novel 'The Hunchback of Notre Dame' (1831), in which Esmeralda is the Gypsy girl who is loved by Quasimodo. It has occasionally been used in the English-speaking world since that time.
EUAN   m   Scottish
Anglicized form of EOGHAN.
EVETTE   f   English
Variant of YVETTE.
EVONNE   f   English
Variant of YVONNE.
EWAN   m   Scottish
Anglicized form of EOGHAN.
EWEN   m   Scottish
Variant of EWAN.
FAIRUZ   f   Arabic
Variant transcription of FAYRUZ.
FAIRUZA   f   Persian
Variant transcription of FIRUZEH.
FARLEY   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was originally from a place name meaning "fern clearing" in Old English. A notable bearer of this name is Canadian author Farley Mowat (1921-).
FAYRUZ   f   Arabic
Means "turquoise (the gemstone)" in Arabic, ultimately of Persian origin.
FERN   f   English
From the English word for the plant, ultimately from Old English fearn. It has been used as a given name since the late 19th century.
FERNE   f   English
Variant of FERN.
FERUZA   f   Uzbek
Uzbek form of FIRUZEH.
FIROOZEH   f   Persian
Variant transcription of FIRUZEH.
FIROUZEH   f   Persian
Variant transcription of FIRUZEH.
FIROZ   m   Persian
Variant transcription of FIRUZ.
FIRUZA   f   Azerbaijani, Tajik, Uzbek
Azerbaijani, Tajik and Uzbek form of FIRUZEH.
FİRUZE   f   Turkish
Turkish form of FIRUZEH.
FIRUZEH   f   Persian
Means "turquoise (the gemstone)" in Persian. Alternatively, it may be a feminine form of FIRUZ.
FOREST   m   English
Variant of FORREST, or else directly from the English word forest.
FORREST   m   English
From an English surname meaning "forest", originally belonging to a person who lived near a forest. In America it has sometimes been used in honour of the Confederate Civil War general Nathan Bedford Forrest (1821-1877). This name was borne by the title character in the movie 'Forrest Gump' (1994) about a loveable simpleton. Use of the name increased when the movie was released, but has since faded away.
GARRICK   m   English
From a surname which was originally derived from Occitan garric meaning "oak tree grove".
GIADA   f   Italian
Italian form of JADE.
GINEVRA   f   Italian
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".
GRESHAM   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "grazing homestead" in Old English.
HARUNA   f   Japanese
From Japanese (haru) meaning "clear weather", (haru) meaning "distant, remote" or (haru) meaning "spring" combined with (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.
HAZE   f   English (Rare)
Short form of HAZEL.
HAZEL   f   English
From the English word hazel for the tree or the light brown colour, derived ultimately from Old English hæsel. It was coined as a given name in the 19th century.
HIDEKI   m   Japanese
From Japanese (hide) meaning "excellent, outstanding" or (hide) meaning "excellent, fine" combined with (ki) meaning "tree". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
HINA   f   Japanese
From Japanese (hi) meaning "light, sun, male" or (hi) meaning "sun, day" combined with (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.
HIROKI   m   Japanese
From Japanese (hiro) meaning "big, great" and (ki) meaning "brightness" or (ki) meaning "tree". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
HIROSHI   m   Japanese
From Japanese (hiroshi) meaning "tolerant, generous", (hiroshi) meaning "prosperous", or other kanji and kanji combinations which are read the same way.
HOLLIE   f   English
Variant of HOLLY.
HOLLIS   m & f   English
From an English surname which was derived from Middle English holis "holly trees". It was originally given to a person who lived near a group of those trees.
HOLLY   f   English
From the English word for the holly tree, ultimately derived from Old English holen.
HUNTER   m & f   English
From an occupational English surname for a hunter, derived from Old English hunta. A famous bearer was the eccentric American journalist Hunter S. Thompson (1937-2005).
ILAN   m   Hebrew
Means "tree" in Hebrew.
ILANA   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of ILAN.
ILANIT   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of ILAN.
IRATI   f   Basque
Means "fern field" in Basque.
IRVIN   m   English
From a surname which was a variant of either IRVING or IRWIN.
IRVINE   m   English, Scottish
Variant of IRVING.
IRVING   m   English, Scottish, Jewish
From a Scottish surname which was in turn derived from a Scottish place name meaning "green water". Historically this name has been relatively common among Jews, who have used it as an American-sounding form of Hebrew names beginning with I such as Isaac, Israel and Isaiah. A famous bearer was the Russian-American songwriter and lyricist Irving Berlin (1888-1989), whose birth name was Israel Beilin.
ITAMAR   m   Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ITHAMAR.
ITHAMAR   m   Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name אִיתָמָר ('Itamar) meaning "palm island". This is the name of a son of Aaron in the Old Testament.
ITSUKI   m   Japanese
From Japanese (itsuki) meaning "tree", using the kanji's nanori reading. Other kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
IVA (1)   f   Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Means "willow tree" in South Slavic.
IVA (3)   f   Czech
Feminine form of IVO (1).
IVES   m   History
English form of YVES, used to refer to Saint Ives (also called Ivo) of Huntingdonshire, a semi-legendary English bishop.
IVET   f   Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of YVETTE.
IVETA   f   Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of YVETTE.
IVETTE   f   Spanish
Spanish form of YVETTE.
IVKA   f   Croatian, Bulgarian, Slovak, Czech
Diminutive of IVA (1), IVA (2) or IVA (3).
IVO (1)   m   German, Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, Czech, Ancient Germanic
Germanic name, originally a short form of names beginning with the Germanic element iv meaning "yew". Alternative theories suggest that it may in fact be derived from a cognate Celtic element. This was the name of several saints (who are also commonly known as Saint Yves or Ives).
IVONETTE   f   English (Rare)
Diminutive of YVONNE.
IVONNE   f   Spanish, German, Dutch
Spanish, German and Dutch variant of YVONNE.
IWO   m   Polish
Polish form of IVO (1).
IWONA   f   Polish
Polish feminine form of YVON.
JADA (1)   f   English
Possibly an elaborated form of JADE. This name came into general use in the 1960s, and was popularized in the 1990s by actress Jada Pinkett Smith (1971-).
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.
JAIDA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of JADA (1).
JAVOR   m   Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Means "maple tree" in South Slavic.
JAYDA   f   English (Modern)
Variant of JADA (1).
JAYDE   f   English (Modern)
Variant of JADE.
JELA   f   Serbian, Croatian, Slovak
Short form of JELENA or JELISAVETA. It also means "fir tree" in Serbian and Croatian.
JELENA   f   Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian
Form of YELENA. In Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia it is also associated with the South Slavic words jelen meaning "deer, stag" and jela meaning "fir tree".
JELKA   f   Slovene, Croatian, Serbian
Diminutive of JELENA. It also means "fir tree" in Slovene.
JI-MIN   f & m   Korean
From Sino-Korean (ji) meaning "will, purpose, ambition" or (ji) meaning "wisdom, intellect" combined with (min) meaning "gentle, affable", (min) meaning "quick, clever, sharp" or (min) meaning "jade, stone resembling jade". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
JUNIPER   f   English (Rare)
From the English word for the type of tree, derived ultimately from Latin iuniperus.
JUNÍPERO   m   Various
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".
KAEDE   f & m   Japanese
From Japanese (kaede) meaning "maple" or other kanji which are pronounced the same way.
KALIN   m   Bulgarian
Masculine form of KALINA.
KALINA   f   Bulgarian, Macedonian, Polish
Means "viburnum tree" in Bulgarian, Macedonian and Polish.
KAZUKI   m   Japanese
From Japanese (kazu) meaning "one" or (kazu) meaning "harmony, peace" combined with (ki) meaning "brightness", (ki) meaning "hope" or (ki) meaning "tree", as well as other combinations of kanji characters.
KEKOA   m   Hawaiian
Means "the warrior" from Hawaiian ke, a definite article, and koa "warrior, koa tree".
KELLY   m & f   Irish, English
Anglicized form of the Irish given name CEALLACH or the surname derived from it Ó Ceallaigh. As a surname, it has been borne by actor and dancer Gene Kelly (1912-1996) and actress and princess Grace Kelly (1929-1982).
KETZI'AH   f   Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of KEZIAH.
KEZIA   f   Biblical
Variant of KEZIAH.
KEZIAH   f   Biblical
From the Hebrew name קְצִיעָה (Qetzi'ah) meaning "cassia, cinnamon", from the name of the spice tree. In the Old Testament she is a daughter of Job.
KHLOE   f   English (Modern)
Variant of CHLOE.
KIEFER   m   English (Modern)
From a German surname meaning either "pine tree" or "barrel maker".
KIRI   f   Maori
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-).
KIZZIE   f   English
Diminutive of KEZIAH.
KIZZY   f   English
Diminutive of KEZIAH. This particular spelling was repopularized in the late 1970s by a character in the book and miniseries 'Roots'.
KOA   m   Hawaiian
Means "warrior, koa tree" in Hawaiian.
LAUREL   f   English
From the name of the laurel tree, ultimately from Latin laurus.
LAURELLE   f   English (Rare)
Variant of LAUREL.
LAVONE   f   English (Rare)
Variant of LAVONNE.
LAVONNE   f   English
Combination of the popular prefix La with the name YVONNE.
LEGOLAS   m   Literature
Means "green leaves" in Sindarin, from laeg "green" combined with go-lass "collection of leaves". In 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954) by J. R. R. Tolkien, Legolas is the son of the elf lord Thranduil and a member of the Fellowship of the Ring.
LES   m   English
Short form of LESLIE or LESTER.
LESLEIGH   f   English (Rare)
Variant of LESLIE.
LESLEY   f & m   English
Variant of LESLIE.
LESLIE   f & m   English
From a Scottish surname which was derived from a Scottish place name, probably derived from Gaelic leas celyn meaning "garden of holly". It has been used as a given name since the 19th century. In America it was more common as a feminine name after the 1940s.
LESLY   f   English (Modern)
Variant of LESLIE.
LESSIE   f   English
Diminutive of names containing the sound les, such as LESLIE.
LI (1)   f & m   Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "reason, logic", () meaning "stand, establish", () meaning "black, dawn", () meaning "power, capability, influence" (which is usually only masculine) or () meaning "beautiful" (usually only feminine). Other Chinese characters are also possible.
LIM   m & f   Chinese
Hokkien Chinese form of LIN.
LIN   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese (lín) meaning "forest" or (lín) meaning "fine jade, gem". Other characters can also form this name.
LINA (1)   f   Arabic
Means either "palm tree" or "tender" in Arabic.
LINDEN   m   English
From a German surname which was derived from linde meaning "lime tree".
LINDON   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was a variant of LYNDON.
LINFORD   m   English (Rare)
From a surname which was originally taken from place names meaning either "flax ford" or "lime tree ford" in Old English.
LING   f & m   Chinese
From Chinese (líng) meaning "spirit, soul", (líng) meaning "bell, chime", or other Chinese characters which are pronounced similarly.
LINTON   m   English
From a surname which was originally from place names meaning either "flax town" or "lime tree town" in Old English.
LINWOOD   m   English
From a surname which was originally from a place name meaning "stream forest" in Old English.
LLINOS   f   Welsh
Means "linnet, finch" in Welsh. The linnet (species Linaria cannabina) is a small European bird in the finch family.
LORELLE   f   English (Rare)
Variant of LAUREL.
LYNDON   m   English
From an English surname which was derived from a place name meaning "lime tree hill" in Old English. A famous bearer was American president Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973).
LYNTON   m   English (Rare)
Variant of LINTON.
LYNWOOD   m   English
Variant of LINWOOD.
MADARA   f   Latvian
From the Latvian name for a type of flowering plant, known as cleavers or bedstraw in English.
MARJOLAINE   f   French
Means "marjoram" in French. Marjoram is a minty herb.
MARJOLEIN   f   Dutch
Dutch form of MARJOLAINE.
MARJOLIJN   f   Dutch
Dutch form of MARJOLAINE.
MEADOW   f   English (Modern)
From the English word meadow, ultimately from Old English mædwe.
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.
MIDORI   f   Japanese
From Japanese (midori) meaning "green", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations which have the same pronunciation.
MINTTU   f   Finnish
Means "mint" in Finnish.
MORIKO   f   Japanese
From Japanese (mori) meaning "forest" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
MOSS   m   English (Archaic), Jewish
Medieval form of MOSES.
MOSTYN   m   Welsh
From a Welsh place name which means "moss town" in Old English.
MU   m & f   Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "admire, desire", () meaning "tree, wood", or other characters with similar pronunciations.
NANA (2)   f   Japanese
From Japanese (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" and/or (na), a phonetic character. The characters can be in either order or the same character can be duplicated, as indicated by the symbol . Other kanji with the same pronunciations can also be used to form this name.
NANAKO   f   Japanese
From Japanese (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" duplicated and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible as well.
NANAMI   f   Japanese
From Japanese (nana) meaning "seven" and (mi) meaning "sea". It can also come from (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" duplicated and (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
NAOKI   m   Japanese
From Japanese (nao) meaning "straight" and (ki) meaning "tree", as well as other combinations of different kanji with the same pronunciations.
NASH   m   English (Modern)
From a surname which was derived from the Middle English phrase atten ash "at the ash tree". A famous bearer of the surname was the mathematician John Nash (1928-2015). The name was popularized in the 1990s by the television series 'Nash Bridges'.
NATSUKI   f   Japanese
From Japanese (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" and (tsuki) meaning "moon". Alternatively, it can come from (natsu) meaning "summer" and (ki) meaning "hope". Other kanji combinations can form this name as well.
NATSUMI   f   Japanese
From Japanese (natsu) meaning "summer" and (mi) meaning "beautiful". It can also come from (na) meaning "vegetables, greens" and (tsumi) meaning "pick, pluck". Other kanji combinations are possible.
NGAIO   f   Maori
Maori name which is derived from the name of a type of tree, also called the mousehole tree. This name was borne by New Zealand crime writer Dame Ngaio Marsh (1895-1982).
NGỌC   f & m   Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (ngọc) meaning "jade, precious stone, gem".
ODHARNAIT   f   Irish
Means "little pale green one", derived from Irish odhra "pale green, sallow" combined with a diminutive suffix.
ODHRÁN   m   Irish
Means "little pale green one", derived from Irish odhra "pale green, sallow" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of a saint who travelled with Saint Columba through Scotland.
ODRAN   m   Irish
Anglicized form of ODHRÁN.
OGDEN   m   English
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "oak valley" in Old English. A famous bearer was the humourous American poet Ogden Nash (1902-1971).
OIHANA   f   Basque
Means "forest" in Basque.
OLIVA   f   Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "olive". This was the name of a 2nd-century saint from Brescia.
OLIVE   f   English
From the English word for the type of tree, ultimately derived from Latin oliva.
ORAN   m   Irish
Anglicized form of ODHRÁN.
OREN   m   Hebrew
Means "pine tree" in Hebrew.
ORNA (1)   f   Irish
Anglicized form of ODHARNAIT.
ORNA (2)   f   Hebrew
Feminine form of OREN.
ORNAT   f   Irish
Anglicized form of ODHARNAIT.
ORNELLA   f   Italian
Created by the Italian author Gabriele d'Annunzio for his novel 'La Figlia di Jorio' (1904). It is derived from Tuscan Italian ornello meaning "flowering ash tree".
ORRIN   m   Irish
Anglicized form of ODHRÁN.
OTAR   m   Georgian
Derived from Turkic otar meaning "pasture, meadow".
OWEN (2)   m   Irish
Anglicized form of EOGHAN.
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.
PALMER   m   English
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.
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.
PERRY   m   English
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.
PIHLA   f   Finnish
Derived from Finnish pihlaja meaning "rowan tree".
PILOQUTINNGUAQ   f   Native American, Greenlandic
Means "little leaf" in Greenlandic.
PINJA   f   Finnish
Means "stone pine" in Finnish.
QING   f & m   Chinese
From Chinese (qīng) meaning "blue, green, young", as well as other characters pronounced in a similar way.
RANDA   f   Arabic
Means "scented tree" in Arabic.
RAYHANA   f   Arabic
Means "basil" in Arabic. This was the name of a wife of the Prophet Muhammad.
REI   f   Japanese
From Japanese (rei) meaning "bell", (rei) meaning "beautiful, lovely" or (rei) meaning "the tinkling of jade". This name can also be formed by other kanji with the same pronunciation.
REYHAN   f   Turkish, Uyghur
Turkish and Uyghur form of RAYHANA.
REYHANGUL   f   Uyghur
Uyghur elaboration of REYHAN using the suffix گۇل (gul) meaning "flower, rose".
RIAD   m   Arabic
Means "meadows, gardens", from the plural of Arabic روضة (rawdah).
RIAZ   m   Arabic
Variant transcription of RIAD.
RIHANNA   f   Arabic
Variant transcription of RAYHANA.
RINA (4)   f   Japanese
From Japanese (ri) meaning "white jasmine" or (ri) meaning "village" combined with (na), a phonetic character, or (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.
ROSEMARY   f   English
Combination of ROSE and MARY. This name can also be given in reference to the herb, which gets its name from Latin ros marinus meaning "dew of the sea". It came into use as a given name in the 19th century.
SAGE   f & m   English (Modern)
From the English word sage, which denotes either a type of spice or else a wise person.
SELBY   m & f   English (Rare)
From an English surname which was from a place name meaning "willow farm" in Old Norse.
SHELBY   m & f   English
From a surname, which was possibly a variant of SELBY. Though previously in use as a rare masculine name, it was popularized as a feminine name by the main character in the movie 'The Woman in Red' (1935). It was later reinforced by the movie 'Steel Magnolias' (1989) in which Julia Roberts played a character by this name.
SHERWOOD   m   English
From an English place name (or from a surname which was derived from it) meaning "bright forest". This was the name of the forest in which the legendary outlaw Robin Hood made his home.
SILAS   m   English, Greek, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Probably a short form of SILVANUS. This is the name of a companion of Saint Paul in the New Testament. Paul refers to him as Silvanus in his epistles, though it is possible that Silas was in fact a Greek form of the Hebrew name SAUL (via Aramaic).... [more]
SILOUANOS   m   Biblical Greek
Form of SILVANUS used in the Greek New Testament.
SILVA   f   Bulgarian, Slovene
Short form of SILVIYA or SILVIJA.
SILVANA   f   Italian
Italian feminine form of SILVANUS.
SILVANO   m   Italian
Italian form of SILVANUS.
SILVANUS   m   Roman Mythology, Ancient Roman, Biblical, Biblical Latin
Roman name derived from Latin silva "wood, forest". Silvanus was the Roman god of forests. This name appears in the New Testament belonging to one of Saint Paul's companions, also called Silas.
SILVESTER   m   Dutch, English, Slovene, Slovak, German, Late Roman
From a Roman name meaning "of the forest" from Latin silva "wood, forest". This was the name of three popes, including Saint Silvester I who supposedly baptized the first Christian Roman emperor, Constantine the Great. As an English name, Silvester (or Sylvester) has been in use since the Middle Ages, though it became less common after the Protestant Reformation.
SILVESTR   m   Czech
Czech form of SILVESTER.
SILVESTRA   f   Italian, Slovene
Feminine form of SILVESTER.
SILVESTRE   m   Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of SILVESTER.
SILVESTRO   m   Italian
Italian form of SILVESTER.
SÍLVIA   f   Portuguese, Catalan
Portuguese and Catalan form of SILVIA.
SILVIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, English, German, Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Feminine form of SILVIUS. Rhea Silvia was the mother of Romulus and Remus, the founders of Rome. This was also the name of a 6th-century saint, the mother of the pope Gregory the Great. It has been a common name in Italy since the Middle Ages. It was introduced to England by Shakespeare, who used it for a character in his play 'The Two Gentlemen of Verona' (1594). It is now more commonly spelled Sylvia in the English-speaking world.
SILVIE   f   Czech
Czech form of SILVIA.
SILVIUS   m   Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin silva "wood, forest". This was the family name of several of the legendary kings of Alba Longa. It was also the name of an early saint martyred in Alexandria.
SILVIYA   f   Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of SILVIA.
SLY   m   English
Short form of SYLVESTER. The actor Sylvester Stallone (1946-) is a well-known bearer of this nickname.
SØLVI   f   Norwegian
Norwegian variant of SOLVEIG. It is also used as a short form of SILVIA.
SPRING   f   English
From the name of the season, ultimately from Old English springan "to leap, to burst forth".
SUZU   f   Japanese
From Japanese (suzu) meaning "bell" or other kanji having the same pronunciation.
SYLVAIN   m   French
French form of SILVANUS.
SYLVAINE   f   French
French feminine form of SILVANUS.
SYLVESTER   m   English, Dutch, Danish, German
Medieval variant of SILVESTER. This is currently the usual English spelling of the name. The actor Sylvester Stallone (1946-) is a famous bearer.
SYLVESTRE   m   French
French form of SILVESTER.
SYLVI   f   Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish
Norwegian and Swedish variant of SOLVEIG. It is also used as a short form of SYLVIA.
SYLVIA   f   English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, German
Variant of SILVIA. This has been the most common English spelling since the 19th century.
SYLVIANE   f   French
Variant of SYLVAINE.
SYLVIANNE   f   French (Rare)
Variant of SYLVAINE.
SYLVIE   f   French
French form of SILVIA.
SYLWESTER   m   Polish
Polish form of SILVESTER.
SYLWIA   f   Polish
Polish form of SILVIA.
SZILVESZTER   m   Hungarian
Hungarian form of SILVESTER.
SZILVIA   f   Hungarian
Hungarian form of SILVIA.
TAIKI   m   Japanese
From Japanese (tai) meaning "big, great" and (ki) meaning "brightness" or (ki) meaning "tree". Other kanji combinations are possible.
TAMAR   f   Hebrew, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "palm tree" 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.
TAMARA   f   Russian, 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).
TAMARI   f   Georgian
Georgian variant of TAMAR.
TAMERA   f   English
Variant of TAMARA.
TAMI   f   English
Variant of TAMMY.
TAMIA   f   English (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.
TAMMARA   f   English (Rare)
Variant of TAMARA.
TAMMI   f   English
Variant of TAMMY.
TAMMIE   f   English
Variant of TAMMY.
TAMMY   f   English
Short form of TAMARA and other names beginning with Tam.
TAMRA   f   English
Contracted form of TAMARA.
TEAL   f   English (Rare)
From the English word for the type of duck or the greenish-blue colour.
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