Ancient Names

These names were used in various ancient regions.
There are 1,621 names matching your criteria.

ACACIUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of AKAKIOS.
ADALBERHT   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ALBERT.
ADALBERN   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements adal "noble" and bern "bear".
ADALBERT   m   Ancient Germanic, German, Polish
Old Germanic form of ALBERT. This is the name of a patron saint of Bohemia, Poland and Prussia.
ADALFARUS   m   Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Derived from the Germanic elements adal "noble" and fara "journey".
ADALFUNS   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ALFONSO.
ADALHARD   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements adal "noble" and hard "brave, hardy"... [more]
ADALHEIDIS   f   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ADELAIDE.
ADALWIN   m   Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic elements adal "noble" and win "friend".
ADALWOLF   m   Ancient Germanic
Older form of ADOLF.
ADELA   f   English, Spanish, Romanian, Polish, Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of names beginning with the Germanic element adal meaning "noble". Saint Adela was a 7th-century Frankish princess who founded a monastery at Pfazel in France... [more]
ADELAIS   f   Ancient Germanic
Shortened form of ADALHEIDIS.
ADELMAR   m   Ancient Germanic, Portuguese (Brazilian)
From the Germanic elements adal "noble" and meri "famous".
ADOLF   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Czech, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Adalwolf, which meant "noble wolf" from the Germanic elements adal "noble" and wulf... [more]
ADOLPHUS   m   Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of ADOLF.
ÆBBE   f   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of EBBA (2).
ÁED   m   Ancient Irish, Irish Mythology
Older form of AODH.
ÁEDÁN   m   Ancient Irish, Irish Mythology
Older form of AODHÁN. This was the name of a 6th-century king of the Scots.
ÁEDH   m   Ancient Irish
Variant of ÁED.
ÆLFGAR   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of ALGAR.
ÆLFGIFU   f   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and giefu "gift"... [more]
ÆLFHEAH   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and heah "high"... [more]
ÆLFNOÐ   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English element ælf "elf" combined with noð "boldness, daring".
ÆLFRÆD   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of ALFRED.
ÆLFRIC   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and ric "power, rule".
ÆLFSIGE   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and sige "victory".
ÆLFSTAN   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and stan "stone".
ÆLFSWIÞ   f   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English element ælf "elf" combined with swiþ "strong".
ÆLFÞRYÐ   f   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of ELFREDA.
ÆLFTHRYTH   f   Anglo-Saxon
Variant of Ælfþryð (see ELFREDA).
ÆLFWEARD   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and weard "guardian".
ÆLFWIG   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and wig "war, battle".
ÆLFWINE   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements ælf "elf" and wine "friend"... [more]
AELIA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of AELIUS.
AELIANA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of AELIANUS.
AELIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was a derivative of AELIUS.
AELIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was possibly derived from the Greek word ‘ηλιος (helios) meaning "sun"... [more]
ÆLRED   m   Anglo-Saxon
Contracted form of ÆÐELRÆD. This was the name of a 12th-century English saint.
AEMILIA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Aemilius (see EMIL).
AEMILIANA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Aemilianus (see EMILIANO).
AEMILIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Roman form of EMILIANO.
AEMILIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Roman form of EMIL.
AENOR   f   Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Probably a Latinized form of a Germanic name of unknown meaning. This was the name of the mother of Eleanor of Aquitaine.
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.
AESCHYLUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Αισχυλος (Aischylos), derived from αισχος (aischos) "shame"... [more]
AESOP   m   Ancient Greek (Anglicized)
From the Greek Αισωπος (Aisopos), which is of unknown meaning... [more]
ÆÐELBERHT   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English cognate of Adalbert (see ALBERT). This was the name of a Saxon king of England and two kings of Kent, one of whom was a saint... [more]
ÆÐELFLÆD   f   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of ELFLEDA.
ÆTHELFLÆD   f   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of ELFLEDA.
ÆÐELFRIÐ   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and friþ "peace"... [more]
ÆÐELIND   f   Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of ETHELINDA.
ÆÐELMÆR   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and mær "famous"... [more]
ÆTHELNOÐ   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and noð "boldness, daring".
ÆÐELRÆD   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and ræd "counsel"... [more]
ÆÞELRÆD   m   Anglo-Saxon
Variant of ÆÐELRÆD.
ÆTHELRED   m   Anglo-Saxon
Variant of ÆÐELRÆD.
ÆÐELRIC   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and ric "power, rule"... [more]
ÆÐELSTAN   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and stan "stone"... [more]
ÆTHELSTAN   m   Anglo-Saxon
Variant of ÆÐELSTAN.
ÆÐELÞRYÐ   f   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and þryð "strength".
ÆTHELWEARD   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English element æðel "noble" combined with weard "guardian".
ÆÐELWINE   m   Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and wine "friend"... [more]
ÆTHELWINE   m   Anglo-Saxon
Variant of ÆÐELWINE.
AETIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was probably derived from Greek αετος (aetos) "eagle"... [more]
AFRICANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen derived from the place name AFRICA, which in Roman times referred only to North Africa... [more]
AGAPE   f   Greek, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek αγαπη (agape) meaning "love"... [more]
AGAPETOS   m   Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of AGAPITO.
AGAPETUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Agapetos (see AGAPITO).
AGAPIOS   m   Greek, Ancient Greek
Masculine form of AGAPE. This was the name of a saint from Caesarea who was martyred during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian.
AGATHA   f   English, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Αγαθη (Agathe), derived from Greek αγαθος (agathos) meaning "good"... [more]
AGATHON   m   Ancient Greek
Greek masculine form of AGATHA.
AGHI   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of OVE.
AGI   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element ag meaning "edge of a sword".
AGILULF   m   Ancient Germanic
Germanic name derived from the elements agil "edge (of a sword), blade" and wulf "wolf"... [more]
AGMUNDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of AMUND.
AGNARR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of AGNAR.
AGNES   f   English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name ‘Αγνη (Hagne), derived from Greek ‘αγνος (hagnos) meaning "chaste"... [more]
AGRIPPA   m & f   Ancient Roman, Biblical
Roman cognomen of unknown meaning, possibly from Greek αγριος (agrios) "wild" and ‘ιππος (hippos) "horse" or possibly of Etruscan origin... [more]
AGRIPPINA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine derivative of AGRIPPA. This name was borne by the scheming mother of the Roman emperor Nero, who eventually had her killed... [more]
AHENOBARBUS   m   Ancient Roman
From a Roman cognomen meaning "bronze beard" in Latin. This name was borne by a series of consuls of the late Roman Republic.
AHMOSE   m   Ancient Egyptian (Anglicized)
From Egyptian Iah-ms meaning "born of Iah", derived from the name of the Egyptian god IAH combined with mesu "be born"... [more]
AIKATERINE   f   Greek, Ancient Greek
Ancient and modern Greek form of KATHERINE.
AKAKIOS   m   Greek, Ancient Greek
From a Greek word meaning "innocent, not evil", derived from α (a), a negative prefix, combined with κακη (kake) "evil"... [more]
AKHENATON   m   Ancient Egyptian
Possibly means "spirit of ATON" in Egyptian. Akhenaton was a 14th-century BC Egyptian pharaoh of the New Kingdom, who is best known for promoting the monotheistic worship of the sun god Aton... [more]
ÁKI   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse diminutive of names containing the element anu "ancestor, father".
ALARD   m   Ancient Germanic
Variant of ADALHARD.
ALARIC   m   Ancient Germanic
From the Gothic name Alareiks which meant "ruler of all", derived from the Germanic element ala "all" combined with ric "ruler, power"... [more]
ALBA (2)   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of ALBUS.
ALBA (3)   f   Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element alf meaning "elf".
ALBANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of ALBAN.
ALBERICH   m   Ancient Germanic, Germanic Mythology
Derived from the Germanic elements alf "elf" and ric "power". Alberich was the name of the sorcerer king of the dwarfs in Germanic mythology... [more]
ALBERT   m   English, French, Catalan, German, Polish, Russian, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Romanian, Hungarian, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Adalbert, which was composed of the elements adal "noble" and beraht "bright"... [more]
ALBERTUS   m   Ancient Germanic (Latinized), Dutch
Latinized form of Adalbert (see ALBERT).
ALBINA   f   Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, Slovene, Polish, German, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of ALBINUS. Saint Albina was a 3rd-century martyr from Caesarea.
ALBINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was a derivative of ALBUS. Saint Albinus (also called Aubin) was a 6th-century bishop of Angers in Brittany.
ALBOIN   m   Ancient Germanic
Form of ALFWIN. This was the name of a 6th-century king of the Lombards who began the Lombard conquest of Italy.
ALBUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen meaning "white, bright" in Latin.
ALCAEUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Αλκαιος (Alkaios), derived from αλκη (alke) "strength"... [more]
ALCIBIADES   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Αλκιβιαδης (Alkibiades), derived from αλκη (alke) "strength" and βια (bia) "force"... [more]
ALDA (1)   f   Italian, Portuguese, Ancient Germanic
Feminine form of ALDO.
ALDEBRAND   m   Ancient Germanic
Germanic name derived from the elements ald meaning "old" and brand meaning "sword" or "fire"... [more]
ALDEGAR   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form (possibly) of OLEGARIO.
ALDEGUND   f   Ancient Germanic
Germanic name, derived from the elements ald "old" and gund "war"... [more]
ALDHARD   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements ald "old" and hard "brave, hardy".
ALDO   m   Italian, Portuguese, Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element ald "old", and possibly also with adal "noble".
ALDRIC   m   French, Ancient Germanic
From a Germanic name, derived from the elements ald "old" and ric "ruler, power"... [more]
ALDWIN   m   Ancient Germanic
From a Germanic name, derived from the elements ald "old" and win "friend".
ÁLEIFR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of OLAF.
ALEXANDER   m   English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Hungarian, Slovak, Biblical, Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Αλεξανδρος (Alexandros), which meant "defending men" from Greek αλεξω (alexo) "to defend, help" and ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive ανδρος)... [more]
ALEXANDRA   f   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, French, English, Greek, Portuguese, Romanian, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Spanish, Russian, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Feminine form of ALEXANDER. In Greek mythology this was a Mycenaean epithet of the goddess Hera, and an alternate name of Cassandra... [more]
ALEXANDROS   m   Greek, Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek, Greek Mythology
Ancient and modern Greek form of ALEXANDER.
ALEXIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of ALEXIUS.
ALEXIS   m & f   German, French, English, Greek, Ancient Greek
From the Greek name Αλεξις (Alexis), which meant "helper" or "defender", derived from Greek αλεξω (alexo) "to defend, to help"... [more]
ALEXIUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Αλεξιος (Alexios), a derivative of Αλεξις (see ALEXIS)... [more]
ALFARR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ALVAR.
ALFBERN   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements alf "elf" and bern "bear".
ALFHARD   m   Ancient Germanic
Germanic name composed of the elements alf "elf" and hard "brave, hardy".
ALFHER   m   Ancient Germanic
Germanic name composed of the elements alf "elf" and hari "army, warrior" (making it a cognate of ALVAR).
ALFHILDR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ALFHILD.
ALFONS   m   German, Dutch, Polish, Ancient Germanic
German, Dutch and Polish form of ALFONSO.
ALFWIN   m   Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic elements alf "elf" and win "friend".
ALIA (2)   f   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ELLA (1).
ALIPRAND   m   Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic elements alja meaning "other, foreign" and brand meaning "sword" or "fire".
ALKAIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of ALCAEUS.
ALKIBIADES   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of ALCIBIADES.
ALLOVERA   f   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form (possibly) of ELVIRA.
ALTWIDUS   m   Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Derived from the Germanic elements ald "old" and witu "forest".
ALWIN   m   German, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
From either of the two Germanic names ALFWIN or ADALWIN.
AMALASUINTHA   f   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of MILLICENT.
AMALBERT   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements amal meaning "work, labour" and beraht meaning "bright".
AMALIA   f   Spanish, Italian, Romanian, Dutch, German, Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Germanic name Amala, a short form of names beginning with the element amal meaning "work".
AMALRIC   m   Ancient Germanic
Germanic name derived from the elements amal meaning "work, labour" and ric meaning "power"... [more]
AMBROSIA   f   Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Ambrosios (see AMBROSE).
AMBROSIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of AMBROSE.
AMELIA   f   English, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Dutch, German, Ancient Germanic
Variant of AMALIA, though it is sometimes confused with EMILIA, which has a different origin... [more]
AMELINA   f   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of EMMELINE.
AMENEMHET   m   Ancient Egyptian
Means "AMON is foremost" in Egyptian. This was the name of four Egyptian pharaohs, including the founder of the 12th dynasty.
AMENHOTEP   m   Ancient Egyptian
From the Egyptian Ymnhtp meaning "peace of Amon", derived from the name of the Egyptian god AMON combined with htp "peace, satisfaction"... [more]
AMPELIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of AMPELIO.
AMPELIUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Ampelios (see AMPELIO).
AMYNTAS   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek αμυντωρ (amyntor) meaning "defender"... [more]
ANACLETUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Ανακλητος (Anakletos), derived from ανακλητος (anakletos) meaning "invoked"... [more]
ANAKLETOS   m   Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of ANACLETUS.
ANASTASIA   f   Greek, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, English, Spanish, Italian, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of ANASTASIUS. This was the name of a 4th-century Dalmatian saint who was martyred during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian... [more]
ANASTASIOS   m   Greek, Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of ANASTASIUS.
ANASTASIUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Αναστασιος (Anastasios) which meant "resurrection" from Greek αναστασις (anastasis) (composed of the elements ανα (ana) "up" and στασις (stasis) "standing")... [more]
ANATOLIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of ANATOLIUS.
ANATOLIUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek Ανατολιος (Anatolios), derived from ανατολη (anatole) meaning "sunrise"... [more]
ANAXAGORAS   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek αναξ (anax) "master, lord" and αγορα (agora) "assembly, marketplace"... [more]
ANDEBERT   m   Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic element and "wrath, zeal" combined with beraht "bright".
ANDREAS   m   German, Greek, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Welsh, Ancient Greek, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Ancient Greek and Latin form of ANDREW. It is also the form used in modern Greek, German and Welsh.
ANDROCLES   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Ανδροκλης (Androkles) which meant "glory of a man", derived from ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive ανδρος) and κλεος (kleos) "glory"... [more]
ANDROKLES   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of ANDROCLES.
ANDRONICUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ανδρονικος (Andronikos) which meant "victory of a man", from ανηρ (aner) meaning "man" (genitive ανδρος) and νικη (nike) meaning "victory"... [more]
ANDRONIKOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of ANDRONICUS.
ANGILBERCT   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ENGELBERT.
ANICETUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Ανικητος (Aniketos), meaning "unconquerable"... [more]
ANIKETOS   m   Greek, Ancient Greek
Greek form of ANICETUS.
ANSEHELM   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ANSELM.
ANSELM   m   German, English (Rare), Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements ans "god" and helm "helmet, protection"... [more]
ANSGAR   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements ans "god" and ger "spear". Saint Ansgar was a 9th-century missionary who tried to convert the Danes and Norwegians.
ANSIGAR   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ANSGAR.
ANSO   m   Ancient Germanic
Short form of Germanic names beginning with the element ans meaning "god".
ANSOBERT   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic cognate of OSBERT.
ANSOVALD   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ANSALDO.
ANTHELM   m   Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic element and "wrath, zeal" combined with helm "helmet, protection"... [more]
ANTHOUSA   f   Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of ANFISA.
ANTIGONOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of ANTIGONUS.
ANTIGONUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Αντιγονος (Antigonos), derived from αντι (anti) "against, compared to, like" and γονευς (goneus) "ancestor"... [more]
ANTIOCHOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of ANTIOCHUS.
ANTIOCHUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Αντιοχος (Antiochos), derived from Greek αντι (anti) "against, compared to, like" and οχη (oche) "support"... [more]
ANTIPATER   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Αντιπατρος (Antipatros), which meant "like the father" from Greek αντι (anti) "against, compared to, like" and πατηρ (pater) "father" (genitive πατρος)... [more]
ANTIPATROS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of ANTIPATER.
ANTONINA   f   Italian, Polish, Russian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Antoninus (see ANTONINO).
ANTONINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name, a derivative of ANTONIUS.
ANTONIUS   m   Ancient Roman, Dutch
Ancient Roman form of ANTHONY. This is also the official Dutch form of the name, used on birth certificates but commonly rendered Anton or Antoon in daily life.
ANZO   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element ant meaning "giant".
APHRODISIA   f   Ancient Greek
Feminine form of APHRODISIOS.
APHRODISIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek personal name which was derived from the name of the Greek goddess APHRODITE.
APOLLINARIS   m   Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek name derived from the name of the god APOLLO. This was the name of several early saints and martyrs, including a bishop of Ravenna and a bishop of Hierapolis.
APOLLODOROS   m   Ancient Greek
Means "gift of Apollo" from the name of the god APOLLO combined with Greek δωρον (doron) "gift".
APOLLONIA   f   Ancient Greek, Italian
Feminine form of APOLLONIOS. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint and martyr from Alexandria.
APOLLONIOS   m   Ancient Greek
From an ancient Greek personal name which was derived from the name of the Greek god APOLLO. It was borne by a Greek poet of the 3rd century BC... [more]
APPIUS   m   Ancient Roman
This was a Roman praenomen, or given name, used predominantly by the Claudia family. Its etymology is unknown. A famous bearer of this name was Appius Claudius Caecus, a Roman statesman of the 3rd century BC... [more]
AQUILA   m & f   Biblical, Ancient Roman
From a Roman cognomen which meant "eagle" in Latin. In Acts in the New Testament Paul lives with Aquila and his wife Priscilla (or Prisca) for a time.
AQUILINA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of AQUILINUS. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint from Byblos.
AQUILINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was a derivative of AQUILA.
ARCADIUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of ARKADIOS.
ARCHELAUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized), Biblical Latin, Biblical
Latinized form of the Greek name Αρχελαος (Archelaos), which meant "master of the people" from αρχος (archos) "master" and λαος (laos) "people"... [more]
ARCHEMBALD   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic variant of ERCANBALD.
ARCHIMEDES   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek elements αρχος (archos) "master" and μηδομαι (medomai) "to think, to plan"... [more]
ARCHIPPOS   m   Ancient Greek
Means "master of horses" from the Greek elements αρχος (archos) "master" and ‘ιππος (hippos) "horse".
ARGYROS   m   Ancient Greek
Means "silver" in Greek.
ARI (2)   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Finnish
Old Norse byname meaning "eagle".
ARISTARCHOS   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of ARISTARCHUS.
ARISTARCHUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Αρισταρχος (Aristarchos), derived from αριστος (aristos) "best" and αρχος (archos) "master"... [more]
ARISTEIDES   m   Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of ARISTIDES.
ARISTIDES   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized), Spanish, Portuguese
From the Greek Αριστειδης (Aristeides) which meant "the best kind", derived from αριστος (aristos) "best" and ειδος (eidos) "kind, type"... [more]
ARISTOCLES   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Αριστοκλης (Aristokles) which meant "the best glory", derived from αριστος (aristos) "best" and κλεος (kleos) "glory"... [more]
ARISTODEMOS   m   Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek elements αριστος (aristos) "best" and δημος (demos) "the people"... [more]
ARISTOKLES   m   Ancient Greek
Greek form of ARISTOCLES.
ARISTOMACHE   f   Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek elements αριστος (aristos) "best" and μαχη (mache) "battle".
ARISTON   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek αριστος (aristos) meaning "the best".
ARISTOPHANES   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek elements αριστος (aristos) "best" and φανης (phanes) "appearing"... [more]
ARISTOTELES   m   Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of ARISTOTLE.
ARISTOTLE   m   Ancient Greek (Anglicized)
From the Greek name Αριστοτελης (Aristoteles) which meant "the best purpose", derived from αριστος (aristos) "best" and τελος (telos) "purpose, aim"... [more]
ARKADIOS   m   Ancient Greek
From an ancient Greek name meaning "of Arcadia". Arcadia was a region in Greece, its name deriving from αρκτος (arktos) "bear"... [more]
ARMINIUS   m   Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of a Germanic name which was probably derived from the element ermen meaning "whole, universal"... [more]
ARNBJÖRG   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse name derived from the elements arn meaning "eagle" and björg meaning "help, save, rescue".
ARNFINNR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ARNFINN.
ÁRNI   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of ARNE (1).
ARNIFRID   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ARNFRIED.
ARNOLD   m   English, German, Ancient Germanic
From a Germanic name meaning "eagle power", derived from the elements arn "eagle" and wald "power"... [more]
ARNÞÓRR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ANDOR (1).
ARNULF   m   German, Ancient Germanic
Germanic name derived from the elements arn "eagle" and wulf "wolf".
ARNVIÐR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ARVID.
ARSENIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Means "virile" in Greek. Saint Arsenius was a 5th-century deacon who was tutor to the two sons of Roman emperor Theodosius. The two sons, Arcadius and Honorius, divided the empire into eastern and western halves upon their father's death.
ARSENIUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of ARSENIOS.
ARTAKHSHATHRA   m   Ancient Persian
Old Persian form of ARTAXERXES.
ARTAXERXES   m   Ancient Persian (Hellenized), History, Biblical
Greek form of the Persian name Artakhshathra meaning "righteous ruler". This was the name of several Achaemenid Persian rulers. It was also borne by the founder of the Sassanid Empire, usually known by the Middle Persian form Ardashir.
ARTEMIDOROS   m   Ancient Greek
Means "gift of Artemis" from the name of the goddess ARTEMIS combined with Greek δωρον (doron) "gift"... [more]
ARTEMIOS   m   Ancient Greek
From an ancient Greek name which was derived from the name of the Greek goddess ARTEMIS. This was the name of a 4th-century general in the Roman army who is venerated as a saint in the Orthodox Church.
ARTEMISIA   f   Ancient Greek
Feminine form of ARTEMISIOS. This was the name of the 4th-century BC builder of the Mausoleum, one of the seven wonders of the world... [more]
ARTEMISIOS   m   Ancient Greek
From an ancient Greek name which was derived from the name of the Greek goddess ARTEMIS.
ARTEMIUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of ARTEMIOS.
ARTEMON   m   Ancient Greek
From an ancient Greek name which was derived from the name of the Greek goddess ARTEMIS.
ARTHFAEL   m   Ancient Celtic
Welsh form of ARMEL.
ÁSA   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of ÅSA.
ÁSBJÖRN   m   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse name derived from the elements áss "god" and björn "bear"... [more]
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".
ÁSDÍS   f   Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements áss "god" and dís "goddess".
ÁSGEIRR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ASGER.
ÁSKETILL   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" and ketill "cauldron, helmet".
ASKLEPIADES   m   Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek personal name which was derived from the name of the Greek god ASKLEPIOS. It was borne by several Greek physicians.
ÁSLAUG   f   Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of ASLAUG.
ÁSMUNDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ÅSMUND.
ASPASIA   f   Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ασπασιος (aspasios) meaning "welcome, embrace"... [more]
ÁSTRÍÐR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements áss "god" and fríðr "beautiful, beloved".
ÁSVALDR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse cognate of OSWALD.
AÐALBJÖRG   f   Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements aðal "noble" and björg "help, save, rescue".
AÐALSTEINN   m   Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements aðal "noble" and steinn "stone".
ATHANARIC   m   Ancient Germanic
From the Gothic name Athanareiks, derived from the Germanic element athana meaning "year" combined with ric meaning "power, ruler"... [more]
ATHANAS   m   Ancient Greek
Short form of Athanasios (see ATHANASIUS).
ATHANASIA   f   Greek, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Athanasios (see ATHANASIUS).
ATHANASIOS   m   Greek, Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of ATHANASIUS.
ATHANASIUS   m   Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Αθανασιος (Athanasios) meaning "immortal", from Greek α (a), a negative prefix, combined with θανατος (thanatos) "death"... [more]
ATHAULF   m   Ancient Germanic
Germanic name derived from atta "father" and wulf "wolf". This was the name of a 5th-century king of the Visigoths.
ATHENAIS   f   Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek personal name which was derived from the name of the Greek goddess ATHENA.
ATILIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of ATTILIO.
AUDA   f   Ancient Germanic
Feminine form of Audo (see OTTO).
AUDAMAR   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of OTMAR.
AUDO   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of OTTO.
AUDOVACAR   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ODOVACAR.
AUGUSTA   f   German, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Dutch, English, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of AUGUSTUS. It was introduced to Britain when king George III, a member of the German House of Hanover, gave this name to his second daughter in the 18th century.
AUGUSTINA   f   Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AUGUSTINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Latin form of AUGUSTINE (1).
AUGUSTUS   m   Ancient Roman, Dutch
Means "great" or "venerable", derived from Latin augere "to increase". Augustus was the title given to Octavian, the first Roman emperor... [more]
AULUS   m   Ancient Roman
Possibly from Latin avulus "little grandfather", though it could be from the Etruscan name Aule, which was possibly derived from avils meaning "years"... [more]
AURELIANA   f   Italian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of AURELIANUS.
AURELIANUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was originally derived from the Roman family name AURELIUS.
AURELIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name which was derived from Latin aureus "golden, gilded". Marcus Aurelius was a Roman emperor and philosophical writer. This was also the name of several early saints.
AUÐRHILDR   f   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of AUDHILD.
AUXENTIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek αυξανω (auxano) meaning "to increase, to grow"... [more]
AVA (3)   f   German, Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element avi, of unknown meaning, possibly "desired"... [more]
AVEZA   f   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of AVIS.
AVILA   f   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element avi, of unknown meaning, possibly "desired". This name is also given in honour of the 16th-century mystic Saint Teresa of Ávila, Ávila being the name of the town in Spain where she was born.
AVILIUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman family name of unknown meaning. Saint Avilius was a 1st-century patriarch of Alexandria.
AVITUS   m   Ancient Roman
From a Roman family name which meant "ancestral" in Latin. This was the name of an emperor who briefly reigned over the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century... [more]
BABAK   m   Persian, Ancient Persian
Means "little father" in Persian. This was the name of the father of Ardashir, the founder of the Sassanid Empire in Persia. It was also borne by the 9th-century resistance leader Babak Khorramdin.
BADA   m   Anglo-Saxon
Old English name probably derived from beadu meaning "battle".
BADULF   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements badu "fight, struggle" and wulf "wolf".
BADURAD   m   Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements badu "fight, struggle" and rad "counsel".
BAGADATA   m   Ancient Persian
Old Persian name derived from baga "god" and data "given". This was the name of a 3rd-century BC Persian satrap under the Seleucid Empire.
BAGGI   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse baggi meaning "bag, pack".
BALBINA   f   Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare), Italian (Rare), Ancient Roman
Feminine form of BALBINUS. Saint Balbina was a 2nd-century Roman woman martyred with her father Quirinus.
BALBINUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which was a derivative of BALBUS.
BALBUS   m   Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen which meant "stammerer" in Latin. This was a family name of the mother of emperor Augustus, Atia Balba Caesonia.
BALDARICH   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of BALDRIC.
BALDO   m   Italian, Spanish, Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of names containing the Germanic element bald "bold, brave", such as BALDOVINO and TEOBALDO.
BALDOMAR   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of BALDOMERO.
BALDOVIN   m   Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of BALDWIN.
BALDWIN   m   English, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements bald "bold, brave" and win "friend"... [more]
BÁRÐR   m   Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of BÅRD.


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