Names Categorized "rare german"

This is a list of names in which the categories include rare german.
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ALOISIAfGerman (Rare)
German feminine form of ALOYSIUS.
ALWINEfGerman (Rare)
Feminine form of ALWIN.
AMALIEfNorwegian, Danish, German (Rare)
Norwegian, Danish and German form of AMALIA.
ARNFRIEDmGerman (Rare)
From a Germanic name derived from the elements arn "eagle" and frid "peace".
BARNABASmGerman (Rare), English (Rare), Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Greek form of an Aramaic name. In Acts in the New Testament the byname Barnabas was given to a man named Joseph, a Jew from Cyprus who was a companion of Paul on his missionary journeys. The original Aramaic form is unattested, but it may be from בּר נביא (bar naviya') meaning "son of the prophet", though in Acts 4:36 it is claimed that the name means "son of encouragement". As an English name, it came into occasional use after the 12th century.
BENEDIKTAfGerman (Rare)
German feminine form of BENEDICT.
BONIFAZmGerman (Rare)
German form of Bonifatius (see BONIFACE).
DIEDERICHmGerman (Archaic)
Older German form of DIETRICH.
DIETFRIEDmGerman (Rare)
Means "peace of the people" from the Germanic elements theud "people" and frid "peace".
EBBEmDanish, Swedish, Norwegian, German (Rare)
Diminutive of EBERHARD and other names beginning with the Germanic element ebur meaning "wild boar". In Scandinavia it is also a diminutive of ESBEN.
ECKBERTmGerman (Rare)
German cognate of EGBERT.
ENGELmGerman (Rare), Ancient Germanic
Originally this was a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element Angil, the name of a Germanic tribe (known in English as the Angles). Since the Middle Ages it has been firmly associated with the German word engel meaning "angel".
FILIBERTmGerman (Rare), Ancient Germanic
Means "much brightness" from the Germanic elements filu "much" and beraht "bright".
FRIEDHOLDmGerman (Rare)
Means "peaceful ruler", derived from the Germanic elements frid "peace" and wald "rule".
GERFRIEDmGerman (Rare)
Derived from the Germanic elements ger "spear" and frid "peace".
GERULFmGerman (Rare), Ancient Germanic
Derived from Germanic ger "spear" and wulf "wolf".
GOTTHILFmGerman (Rare)
Derived from German Gott "God" and hilf "help". This name was created in the 17th century.
GOTTHOLDmGerman (Rare)
Derived from German Gott "God" and hold "lovely". This name was created in the 17th century.
GOTTLOBmGerman (Rare)
Derived from German Gott "God" and lob "praise". This name was created in the 17th century.
GOTTSCHALKmGerman (Archaic)
Derived from the Germanic elements god "god" and scalc "servant". Saint Gottschalk was a (perhaps spurious) 11th-century prince of the Wends who was martyred by his brother-in-law.
HARTWINmGerman (Rare), Ancient Germanic
Means "brave friend" from the Germanic elements hard "brave, hardy" and win "friend".
HEILWIGfGerman (Rare)
Derived from the Germanic elements heil "happy, hearty, healthy" and wig "war".
HELMFRIEDmGerman (Rare)
Derived from the Germanic elements helm "helmet" and frid "peace".
HILDEBERTmGerman (Rare)
Means "bright battle" from the Germanic elements hild "battle" and beraht "bright".
IRMINGARDfGerman (Rare)
Derived from the Germanic elements ermen meaning "whole, universal" and gard meaning "enclosure".
JOCHIMmGerman (Rare)
German variant form of JOACHIM.
KOLOMANmGerman (Rare), Slovak
German and Slovak form of COLMÁN. Saint Koloman (also called Coloman or Colman) was an Irish monk who was martyred in Stockerau in Austria.
KRESZENTIAfGerman (Rare)
German feminine form of CRESCENTIUS.
KRESZENZfGerman (Rare)
German feminine form of CRESCENTIUS.
KRIEMHILDfGerman (Rare), Germanic Mythology
Derived from the Germanic elements grim "mask" and hild "battle". Kriemhild was a beautiful heroine in the Germanic saga the 'Nibelungenlied', where she is the sister of Günther and the wife of Siegfried. After her husband is killed by Hagen with the consent of Günther, Kriemhild tragically exacts her revenge.
KUNIBERTmGerman (Rare), Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements kuni "clan, family" and beraht "bright".
KUNIGUNDEfGerman (Rare)
Derived from the Germanic element kuni "clan, family" combined with gund "war". Saint Kunigunde was the wife of the Holy Roman emperor Henry II.
LEBERECHTmGerman (Rare)
Means "live rightly" from German lebe "live" and recht "right". This name was created in the 17th century.
LUITPOLDmGerman (Rare)
German variant of LEOPOLD.
MARZELLmGerman (Rare)
German variant of MARCELLUS.
MECHTILDEfGerman (Rare)
German variant of MATHILDE.
MERTENmGerman (Rare)
Medieval Low German variant of MARTIN.
MOSEmGerman (Rare)
German form of MOSES.
ORTRUNfGerman (Rare)
Derived from the Germanic elements ort "point" and run "secret".
PETRUSmDutch, German (Rare), Biblical Latin
Latin form of PETER used occasionally in Dutch and German.
PHILIPPINAfGerman (Rare)
Elaborated form of PHILIPPA.
RAIMUNDEfGerman (Rare)
German feminine form of RAYMOND.
ROCHUSmGerman (Rare), Dutch (Rare), Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of ROCCO, used in occasionally German and Dutch.
SERAPHINAfEnglish (Rare), German (Rare), Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Seraphinus, derived from the biblical word seraphim which was Hebrew in origin and meant "fiery ones". The seraphim were an order of angels, described by Isaiah in the Bible as having six wings each. This was the name of a 13th-century Italian saint who made clothes for the poor. As an English name, it has never been common.
SIEGERmDutch, German (Rare)
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and hari "army".
SIEGHILDfGerman (Rare)
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and hild "battle".
SIGISMUNDmGerman (Rare), Ancient Germanic
Form of SIGMUND in which the first element is sigis, an older form of sigu. Saint Sigismund was a 6th-century king of the Burgundians. This was also the name of kings of Poland and a ruler of the Holy Roman Empire.
SONJEfGerman (Rare)
German variant of SONJA.
SWANHILDfGerman (Rare)
Derived from the Germanic elements swan "swan" and hild "battle".
THEKLAfGerman (Rare), Greek (Rare), Late Greek
From the ancient Greek name Θεοκλεια (Theokleia), which meant "glory of God" from the Greek elements θεος (theos) meaning "god" and κλεος (kleos) meaning "glory". This was the name of a 1st-century saint, appearing (as Θεκλα) in the apocryphal 'Acts of Paul and Thecla'. The story tells how Thecla listens to Paul speak about the virtues of chastity and decides to remain a virgin, angering both her mother and her suitor.
TIEDEMANNmGerman (Archaic)
Germanic name derived from the elements theud "people" and man "man".
TIMOTHEUSmBiblical Latin, German (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
Latinized form of Timotheos (see TIMOTHY).
TRAUGOTTmGerman (Rare)
Derived from German trau "trust" and Gott "God". This name was created in the 17th century.