Names Categorized "weather"

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ABITALfBiblical
Means "my father is the night dew" in Hebrew. She is the fifth wife of David in the Old Testament.
ALENKAfSlovene
Slovene diminutive of ALENA.
ALYONAfRussian
Originally a Russian diminutive of YELENA. It is now used independently.
AMIHANfFilipino, Tagalog
Means "north wind, winter storm" in Tagalog.
ANAN (2)mBiblical, Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew
Means "cloud" in Hebrew. This name is mentioned very briefly in the Old Testament.
ANEMONEfEnglish (Rare)
From the name of the anemone flower, which derives from Greek ανεμος (anemos) "wind".
ANILmHinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Nepali
Derived from Sanskrit अनिल (anila) "air, wind". This is another name of Vayu, the Hindu god of the wind.
AUDRA (1)fLithuanian
Means "storm" in Lithuanian.
AURAfEnglish, Italian, Spanish, Finnish
From the word aura (derived from Latin, ultimately from Greek αυρα meaning "breeze") for a distinctive atmosphere or illumination.
BORA (2)fAlbanian
Derived from Albanian borë meaning "snow".
BORANmTurkish
Means "thunderstorm" in Turkish.
BRONTEm & fEnglish (Rare)
From a surname, an Anglicized form of Irish Ó Proinntigh meaning "descendant of Proinnteach". The given name Proinnteach meant "bestower" in Gaelic. The Brontë sisters - Charlotte, Emily, and Anne - were 19th-century English novelists. Their father changed the spelling of the family surname from Brunty to Brontë, possibly to make it coincide with Greek βροντη meaning "thunder".
BRONTESmGreek Mythology
Means "thunderer" in Greek. In Greek mythology (according to Hesiod), this was the name of one of the three Cyclopes, who were the sons of Uranus and Gaia.
DIMA (1)fArabic
Means "downpour" in Arabic.
EDURmBasque
Means "snow" in Basque. It is a Basque equivalent of Nieves.
EIRA (1)fWelsh
Means "snow" in Welsh.
EIRWENfWelsh
Means "white snow" from the Welsh elements eira "snow" and gwen "white, blessed".
ELAINEfEnglish, Arthurian Romance
From an Old French form of HELEN. It appears in Arthurian legend; in Thomas Malory's 15th-century compilation 'Le Morte d'Arthur' Elaine was the daughter of Pelleas, the lover of Lancelot, and the mother of Galahad. It was not commonly used as an English given name until after the appearance of Tennyson's Arthurian epic 'Idylls of the King' (1859).
ELEANORfEnglish
From the Old French form of the Occitan name Aliénor. Among the name's earliest bearers was the influential Eleanor of Aquitaine (12th century), who was the queen of Louis VII, the king of France, and later Henry II, the king of England. She was named Aenor after her mother, and was called by the Occitan phrase alia Aenor "the other AENOR" in order to distinguish her from her mother. However, there appear to be examples of bearers prior to Eleanor of Aquitaine. It is not clear whether they were in fact Aenors who were retroactively recorded as having the name Eleanor, or whether there is an alternative explanation for the name's origin.... [more]
ELENfWelsh
Welsh form of HELEN. This was the name of a 4th-century Welsh saint. It also appears in the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth, belonging to a woman who built the roads in Wales.
ELENAfItalian, Spanish, Romanian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Slovak, Lithuanian, Russian, Greek, German, Medieval Slavic
Cognate of HELEN, and a variant transcription of Russian YELENA.
ELENEfGeorgian, Sardinian
Georgian and Sardinian form of HELEN.
ELENIfGreek
Modern Greek form of HELEN.
ELIINAfFinnish
Finnish form of HELEN.
ELINfSwedish, Norwegian, Danish, Welsh
Scandinavian and Welsh form of HELEN.
ELĪNAfLatvian
Latvian form of HELEN.
ELINAfFinnish, Swedish
Finnish and Swedish form of HELEN.
ELLEN (1)fEnglish
Medieval English form of HELEN. This was the usual spelling of the name until the 17th century, when Helen became more common.
ENLILmNear Eastern Mythology
Derived from Sumerian en-lil "lord of the wind". Enlil was the Sumerian god of the wind and storms, the son of An and Ki.
ERAfAlbanian
Derived from Albanian erë meaning "wind".
ESENf & mTurkish
Means "the wind" in Turkish.
EURIAfBasque
Means "rain" in Basque.
FANNARmIcelandic
Possibly derived from Old Norse fönn meaning "snow drift".
FJOLLAfAlbanian
From Albanian fjollë meaning "fine snow".
GHAYTHmArabic
Means "rain" in Arabic.
GLAWm & fWelsh
Means "rain" in Welsh. This is a modern Welsh name.
GOVADmPersian Mythology
Means "wind" in Persian. This was the name of a Yazata (or angel) associated with the wind in Zoroastrianism.
GUNTURmIndonesian
Means "thunder" in Indonesian.
GWYNEIRAfWelsh
Means "white snow" from the Welsh element gwyn meaning "white, fair, blessed" combined with eira meaning "snow".
HADADmNear Eastern Mythology
Possibly derived from a Semitic root meaning "thunder". Hadad was the Semitic god of thunder and storms, often called Ba'al.
HAIZEAfBasque
Means "wind" in Basque.
HARUm & fJapanese
From Japanese (haru) meaning "light, sun, male", (haru) meaning "spring" or (haru) meaning "clear weather". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.
HARUKAf & mJapanese
From Japanese (haruka) meaning "distant, remote". It can also come from (haru) meaning "spring" or (haru) meaning "clear weather" combined with (ka) meaning "flower, blossom" or (ka) meaning "fragrance". Additionally, other kanji combinations can form this name.
HARUNAfJapanese
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.
HARUTOmJapanese
From Japanese (haru) meaning "light, sun, male", (haru) meaning "distant, remote" or (haru) meaning "clear weather" combined with (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, or (to) meaning "soar, fly". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
HAUKEAfHawaiian
Means "white snow" from Hawaiian hau "snow" and kea "white".
HAUNANIfHawaiian
Means "beautiful snow" from Hawaiian hau "snow" and nani "beauty, glory".
HAYATEmJapanese
From Japanese (hayate) meaning "sudden, sound of the wind". Other kanji with the same pronunciation can also form this name.
HAZEfEnglish (Rare)
Short form of HAZEL.
HELEENfDutch
Dutch variant of HELEN.
HELEENAfFinnish
Finnish variant of HELENA.
HELEENTJEfDutch
Dutch diminutive of HELEN.
HELENfEnglish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Greek Mythology (Anglicized)
English form of the Greek ‘Ελενη (Helene), probably from Greek ‘ελενη (helene) "torch" or "corposant", or possibly related to σεληνη (selene) "moon". In Greek mythology Helen was the daughter of Zeus and Leda, whose kidnapping by Paris was the cause of the Trojan War. The name was also borne by the 4th-century Saint Helena, mother of the Roman emperor Constantine, who supposedly found the True Cross during a trip to Jerusalem.... [more]
HELÉNAfHungarian
Hungarian form of HELEN.
HELĒNAfLatvian
Latvian form of HELEN.
HÉLÈNEfFrench
French form of HELEN.
HELENEfSwedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek form of HELEN, as well as the modern Scandinavian and German form.
HELI (2)fFinnish
Diminutive of HELENA.
HELLENfEnglish
Variant of HELEN.
HODEImBasque
Means "cloud" in Basque.
HYEON-UmKorean
From Sino-Korean (hyeon) meaning "virtuous, worthy, able" or (hyeon) meaning "manifest, clear" combined with (u) meaning "divine intervention, protection" or (u) meaning "rain". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
IHINTZAfBasque
Means "dew" in Basque. It is a Basque equivalent of Rocío.
ILEANAfRomanian, Spanish, Italian
Possibly a Romanian variant of ELENA. In Romanian folklore this is the name of a princess kidnapped by monsters and rescued by a heroic knight.
ILINCAfRomanian
Romanian diminutive of ELENA.
INDRAmHinduism, Indian, Hindi, Nepali
Means "possessing drops of rain" from Sanskrit इन्दु (indu) meaning "a drop" and (ra) meaning "acquiring, possessing". Indra is the name of the ancient Hindu warrior god of the sky and rain. He is the chief god in the Hindu text the Rigveda.
IRISfGreek Mythology, English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, French, Spanish, Greek
Means "rainbow" in Greek. Iris was the name of the Greek goddess of the rainbow, also serving as a messenger to the gods. This name can also be given in reference to the word (which derives from the same Greek source) for the iris flower or the coloured part of the eye.
JELAfSerbian, Croatian, Slovak
Short form of JELENA or JELISAVETA. It also means "fir tree" in Serbian and Croatian.
JEĻENAfLatvian
Latvian form of YELENA.
JELENAfSerbian, 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".
JELKAfSlovene, Croatian, Serbian
Diminutive of JELENA. It also means "fir tree" in Slovene.
JI-Uf & mKorean
From Sino-Korean (ji) meaning "sesame" or (ji) meaning "will, purpose, ambition" combined with (u) meaning "rain" or (u) meaning "house, eaves, universe". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.
KANIEHTIIOfNative American, Mohawk
Means "beautiful snow" in Mohawk.
KASUMIfJapanese
From Japanese (kasumi) meaning "mist". It can also come from (ka) meaning "flower, blossom" combined with (sumi) meaning "clear, pure". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
LANf & mChinese, Vietnamese
From Chinese (lán) meaning "orchid, elegant" (which is usually only feminine) or (lán) meaning "mountain mist". Other Chinese characters can form this name as well. As a Vietnamese name, it is derived from Sino-Vietnamese meaning "orchid".
LÉANfIrish
Irish form of HELEN.
LEENAfFinnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian short form of HELENA or MATLEENA.
LENAfSwedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Polish, Russian, English, Italian, Portuguese, Greek
Short form of names ending in lena, such as HELENA, MAGDALENA or YELENA.
LENEfGerman, Danish, Norwegian
German, Danish and Norwegian short form of HELENE or MAGDALENE.
LENIfGerman
German diminutive of HELENE or MAGDALENA.
LENKAfCzech, Slovak
Originally a diminutive of MAGDALÉNA or HELENA. It is now used as an independent name.
LENUȚAfRomanian
Romanian diminutive of ELENA.
LESYAfUkrainian
Diminutive of OLEKSANDRA or OLENA.
LUMIfFinnish
Means "snow" in Finnish.
MAZINmArabic
Means "rain clouds" in Arabic.
MEALLÁNmIrish
Possibly means "lightning" in Irish Gaelic.
MELTEMfTurkish
Means "sea wind" in Turkish.
MERIWETHERmEnglish (Rare)
From a surname meaning "happy weather" in Middle English, originally belonging to a cheery person. A notable bearer of the name was Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809), who, with William Clark, explored the west of North America.
MISTYfEnglish
From the English word misty, ultimately derived from Old English. The jazz song 'Misty' (1954) by Erroll Garner may have helped popularize the name.
NAPOLEONmHistory, English
From the old Italian name Napoleone, used most notably by the French emperor Napoléon Bonaparte (1769-1821), who was born on Corsica. The etymology is uncertain, but it is possibly derived from the Germanic Nibelungen meaning "sons of mist", a name used in Germanic mythology to refer to the keepers of a hoard of treasure (often identified with the Burgundians). Alternatively, it could be connected to the name of the Italian city of Napoli (Naples).
NEILmIrish, Scottish, English
From the Gaelic name Niall, which is of disputed origin, possibly meaning "champion" or "cloud". This was the name of a semi-legendary 4th-century Irish king, Niall of the Nine Hostages.... [more]
NEPHELEfGreek Mythology
From Greek νεφος (nephos) meaning "cloud". In Greek legend Nephele was created from a cloud by Zeus, who shaped the cloud to look like Hera in order to trick Ixion, a mortal who desired her. Nephele was the mother of the centaurs by Ixion, and was also the mother of Phrixus and Helle by Athamus.
NEPTUNEmRoman Mythology (Anglicized)
From the Latin Neptunus, which is of unknown meaning, possibly related to the Indo-European root *nebh "wet, damp, clouds". Neptune was the god of the sea in Roman mythology, approximately equivalent to the Greek god Poseidon. This is also the name of the eighth planet in the solar system.
NEVADAfEnglish
From the name of the American state, which means "snow-capped" in Spanish.
NIEVESfSpanish
Means "snows" in Spanish, derived from the title of the Virgin Mary Nuestra Señora de las Nieves meaning "Our Lady of the Snows".
NYAMBURAfEastern African, Kikuyu
From Kikuyu mbura meaning "rain". This is the name of one of the nine daughters of Mumbi in the Kikuyu origin legend.
OLENAfUkrainian
Ukrainian form of HELEN.
PELAGIUSmAncient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Πελαγιος (Pelagios), which was derived from πελαγος (pelagos) "the sea". This was the name of several saints and two popes.
PERUNmSlavic Mythology
Means "thunder" in Slavic. In Slavic mythology Perun was the god of lightning, sometimes worshipped as the primary god. The oak was his sacred tree.
PHIRUNmKhmer
Means "rain" in Khmer, from the name of a rain god in the mythologies of southeast Asia. The god's name is possibly derived from VARUNA.
PULENGfSouthern African, Sotho
Means "in the rain" in Sotho.
RA'DmArabic
Means "thunder" in Arabic. This is the name of the 13th chapter of the Qur'an (surah ar-Rad).
RAIDENmFar Eastern Mythology
Variant transcription of RAIJIN. This is the usual spelling of the god's name in English.
RAIJINmFar Eastern Mythology
From Japanese (rai) meaning "thunder" and (jin) meaning "god, spirit". This is the name of the god of thunder and storms in the mythology of Japan.
RAIN (1)f & mEnglish (Rare)
Simply from the English word rain, derived from Old English regn.
RAINBOWfEnglish (Rare)
From the English word for the arc of multicoloured light that can appear in a misty sky.
RASAfLithuanian
Means "dew" in Lithuanian.
ROSEMARYfEnglish
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.
RUARCmIrish
Probably an Irish form of HRŒREKR, introduced by Scandinavian settlers and invaders. Alternatively it may be derived from Irish ruarc "squall, rainstorm".
SAMIR (2)mIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati
Means "wind, air" in Sanskrit.
SI-UmKorean
From Sino-Korean (si) meaning "begin, start" combined with (u) meaning "divine intervention, protection" or (u) meaning "rain". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.
SOUMAmJapanese
From Japanese (sou) meaning "sudden, sound of the wind" and (ma) meaning "real, genuine". Other kanji combinations are possible.
SOUTAmJapanese
From Japanese (sou) meaning "sudden, sound of the wind" and (ta) meaning "thick, big". This name can also be formed of other kanji combinations.
STORMm & fEnglish (Modern), Danish, Norwegian
From the vocabulary word, ultimately from Old English storm, or in the case of the Scandinavian name, from Old Norse stormr.
SUNNYf & mEnglish
From the English word meaning "sunny, cheerful".
SUNSHINEfEnglish
From the English word, ultimately from Old English sunne "sun" and scinan "shine".
TARANISmCeltic Mythology
Derived from Celtic taran meaning "thunder", cognate with Þórr (see THOR). This was the name of the Gaulish thunder god, who was often identified with the Roman god Jupiter.
TEMPESTfEnglish (Rare)
From the English word meaning "storm". It appears in the title of William Shakespeare's play 'The Tempest' (1611).
THORmNorse Mythology, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
From the Old Norse Þórr meaning "thunder", ultimately from the early Germanic *Þunraz. Thor was the Norse god of strength, thunder, war and storms, the son of Odin. He was armed with a hammer called Mjolnir, and wore an enchanted belt that doubled his strength.
TONDRAfEsperanto
Means "like thunder" in Esperanto.
TUSHARmIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati
Means "cold, frost, snow" in Sanskrit.
TUULIfFinnish
Means "wind" in Finnish.
TUULIKKIfFinnish, Finnish Mythology
Means "little wind" in Finnish, derived from tuuli "wind". This was the name of a Finnish forest goddess, the daughter of Tapio.
TUYẾTfVietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (tuyết) meaning "snow".
UKKOmFinnish, Finnish Mythology
Means "old man" in Finnish. In Finnish mythology Ukko is the god of the sky and thunder.
VARSHAfIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil
Means "rain" in Sanskrit.
VAYUmHinduism
Means "air, wind" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the Hindu god of the air and wind, one of the five elements.
VEDRANmCroatian, Serbian
Means "clear, cheerful" in Croatian and Serbian.
WAYRAmNative American, Quechua
Means "wind" in Quechua.
XUEf & mChinese
From Chinese (xuě) meaning "snow" or (xué) meaning "study, learning, school", besides other characters pronounced similarly.
XUNm & fChinese
From Chinese (xūn) meaning "meritorious deed, rank" or (xùn) meaning "snow", as well as other characters with a similar pronunciation.
YAĞMURf & mTurkish
Means "rain" in Turkish.
YAMmNear Eastern Mythology
Means "sea" in Ugaritic. Yam was the Ugaritic god of the sea, also associated with chaos, storms and destruction. He was a son of the chief god El.
YELENAfRussian
Russian form of HELEN.
YUf & mChinese
From Chinese () meaning "jade, precious stone, gem", () meaning "pleasant, delightful" or () meaning "rain". Other characters can form this name as well.
YUKIf & mJapanese
From Japanese (yuki) meaning "happiness" or (yuki) meaning "snow". It can also come from (yu) meaning "reason, cause" combined with (ki) meaning "valuable" or (ki) meaning "chronicle". Other kanji or kanji combinations are also possible.
YUKIKOfJapanese
From Japanese (yuki) meaning "happiness" or (yuki) meaning "snow" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Alternatively, it can come from (yu) meaning "reason, cause" with (ki) meaning "joy" or (ki) meaning "valuable" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
ZEPHYRmGreek Mythology (Anglicized)
From the Greek Ζεφυρος (Zephyros) meaning "the west wind". Zephyros was the Greek god of the west wind.
ZHALEHfPersian
Means "dew" or "hoarfrost" in Persian.
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