Names Categorized "metals"

This is a list of names in which the categories include metals.
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ARIANRHODfWelsh, Welsh Mythology
Possibly means "silver wheel" or "round wheel" in Welsh. In Welsh myth Arianrhod was the mother of the brothers Dylan and Lleu Llaw Gyffes. In earlier myths she was a goddess of the moon.
ÁUREAfSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of AUREA.
AUREAfLate Roman
Late Latin name which was derived from aureus "golden". This was the name of a 3rd-century saint from Ostia (near Rome), as well as an 11th-century Spanish saint.
AURÈLEmFrench
French form of AURELIUS.
AURELIANOmSpanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of AURELIANUS.
AURELIANUSmAncient Roman
Roman cognomen which was originally derived from the Roman family name AURELIUS.
AURÉLIEfFrench
French feminine form of AURELIUS.
AURÉLIENmFrench
French form of AURELIANUS.
AURELIUSmAncient Roman
Roman family name which was derived from Latin aureus "golden, gilded". Marcus Aurelius was a 2nd-century Roman emperor and philosophical writer. This was also the name of several early saints.
AUREOLEfEnglish (Rare)
From the English word meaning "radiant halo", ultimately derived from Latin aureolus "golden".
CHRYSESmGreek Mythology
Derived from Greek χρυσεος (chryseos) meaning "golden". In Greek mythology Chryses was the father of Chryseis, a woman captured by Agamemnon during the Trojan War.
CRESSIDAfLiterature
Medieval form of CHRYSEIS. Various medieval tales describe her as a woman of Troy, daughter of Calchus, who leaves her Trojan lover Troilus for the Greek hero Diomedes. Shakespeare's play 'Troilus and Cressida' (1602) was based on these tales.
EUNm & fKorean
From Sino-Korean (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" or (eun) meaning "silver, money", as well as other hanja characters which are pronounced in the same way. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name.
FARRANmEnglish (Rare)
From an English surname which was derived from Old French ferrant meaning "iron grey".
FERRUCCIOmItalian
Derived from the Late Latin name Ferrutius, a derivative of ferrum meaning "iron, sword". Saint Ferrutius was a 3rd-century martyr with his brother Ferreolus.
FLAVIUSmAncient Roman
Roman family name which meant "golden" or "yellow-haired" from Latin flavus "yellow, golden". Flavius was the family name of the 1st-century Roman emperors Vespasian, Titus and Domitian. It was used as a personal name by several later emperors, notably by Constantine.
GANBAATARmMongolian
Means "steel hero" in Mongolian.
IJSBRANDmDutch
Derived from the Germanic elements is "ice, iron" and brand "sword".
ISA (3)mFrisian, Ancient Germanic
Short form of Germanic names beginning with the element is "ice, iron".
ISHILDfAncient Germanic (Hypothetical)
Germanic name, a hypothetical early form of ISOLDE.
ISOLDEfEnglish (Rare), German, Arthurian Romance
The origins of this name are uncertain, though some Celtic roots have been suggested. It is possible that the name is ultimately Germanic, perhaps from a hypothetic name like Ishild, composed of the elements is "ice, iron" and hild "battle".... [more]
KIM (3)fVietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (kim) meaning "gold, metal".
MERCURYmRoman Mythology (Anglicized)
From the Latin Mercurius, probably derived from Latin mercari "to trade" or merces "wages". This was the name of the Roman god of trade, merchants, and travellers, later equated with the Greek god Hermes. This is also the name of the first planet in the solar system.
NUBIAfVarious
From the name of the ancient region and kingdom in Africa, south of Egypt. It possibly derives from the Egyptian word nbw meaning "gold".
ORIAfItalian
Italian form of AUREA.
ORIANAfItalian, Spanish
Possibly derived from Latin aurum "gold" or from its derivatives, Spanish oro or French or. In medieval legend Oriana was the daughter of a king of England who married the knight Amadis.
ORIETTAfItalian
Diminutive of ORIA.
PAZ (2)f & mHebrew
Means "gold" in Hebrew.
RITIKAfIndian, Hindi
Means either "movement, stream" or "brass" in Sanskrit.
SILVERmEnglish
From the English word for the precious metal or the colour, ultimately derived from Old English seolfor.
SOLONmAncient Greek
Possibly from Greek σολος (solos) meaning "lump of iron". This was the name of an Athenian statesman who reformed the laws and government of the city.
SONALfIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati
From Hindi सोना (sona), Marathi सोन (son) or Gujarati સોનું (sonum) meaning "gold", all derived from Sanskrit सुवर्ण (suvarna) meaning literally "good colour".
SOVANNAfKhmer
Means "golden, dream" in Khmer.
STERLINGmEnglish
From a Scottish surname which was derived from city of Stirling, which is itself of unknown meaning. The name can also be given in reference to the English word sterling meaning "excellent". In this case, the word derives from sterling silver, which was so named because of the emblem that some Norman coins bore, from Old English meaning "little star".
SUZUfJapanese
From Japanese (suzu) meaning "bell" or other kanji having the same pronunciation.
TIMURmTatar, Chechen, Kazakh, Uzbek, Russian, History
From the Turkic name Temür meaning "iron". Timur, also known as Tamerlane (from Persian تیمور لنگ (Timur e Lang) meaning "Timur the lame"), was a 14th-century Turkic leader who conquered large areas of Western Asia.
TINmCroatian
Croatian short form of MARTIN, AUGUSTIN, and other names ending in tin.
TRAHAEARNmWelsh
Means "very much like iron", derived from Welsh tra "very, over" and haearn "iron".
TRAHERNEmWelsh
Anglicized form of TRAHAEARN.
TUNCAYmTurkish
Means "bronze moon" in Turkish.
VANNA (2)f & mKhmer
Means "golden" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit.
WOLFRAMmGerman
Derived from the Germanic element wulf meaning "wolf" combined with hramn "raven".
ZARATHUSTRAmHistory
Possibly means "golden camel" in Old Iranian, derived from zarat meaning "golden" combined with ushtra meaning "camel". Zarathustra was the Persian prophet who founded the ancient religion of Zoroastrianism about the 10th century BC.
ZAREENfPersian
Means "golden" in Persian.
ZHELYAZKOmBulgarian
Derived from Bulgarian желязо (zhelyazo) "iron".