Georgian Names

Georgian names are used in the country of Georgia in central Eurasia.
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ABEL აბელ m English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name הֶבֶל (Hevel) meaning "breath". In the Old Testament he is the second son of Adam and Eve, murdered out of envy by his brother Cain. In England, this name came into use during the Middle Ages, and it was common during the Puritan era.
ABRAAM აბრაამ m Biblical Greek, Georgian
Biblical Greek form of ABRAHAM, as well as a Georgian form.
ABRAM (2) აბრამ m Russian, Georgian
Russian and Georgian form of ABRAHAM.
ADAM ადამ m English, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Russian, Ukrainian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Romanian, Catalan, Hebrew, Arabic, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
This is the Hebrew word for "man". It could be ultimately derived from Hebrew אדם ('adam) meaning "to be red", referring to the ruddy colour of human skin, or from Akkadian adamu meaning "to make".... [more]
AKAKI აკაკი m Georgian
Georgian form of AKAKIOS.
ALEKSANDRE ალექსანდრე m Georgian
Georgian form of ALEXANDER.
AMBROSI ამბროსი m Georgian
Georgian form of Ambrosios (see AMBROSE).
AMIRAN ამირან m Georgian, Literature
Variant of AMIRANI. This is the name of the central character in the medieval Georgian romance 'Amiran-Darejaniani' by Moses of Khoni. The author was inspired by the mythical Amirani and the stories surrounding him, and loosely based his tale on them.
ANA ანა f Spanish, Portuguese, Slovene, Bulgarian, Romanian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Georgian
Form of ANNA used in various languages.
ANANO ანანო f Georgian
Georgian variant of ANA.
ANASTASIA ანასტასია f Greek, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, English, Spanish, Italian, Georgian, 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. Due to her, the name has been common in Eastern Orthodox Christianity (in various spellings). As an English name it has been in use since the Middle Ages. A famous bearer was the youngest daughter of the last Russian tsar Nicholas II, who was rumoured to have escaped the execution of her family in 1918.
ANDRIA ანდრია m Georgian, Corsican, Sardinian
Georgian, Corsican and Sardinian form of ANDREW.
ANDRO ანდრო m Croatian, Georgian
Croatian form of ANDREW, as well as a Georgian short form of ANDRIA.
ANI (1) ანი f Bulgarian, Georgian, Romanian, Spanish
Diminutive of ANA.
ANRI ანრი m Georgian
Georgian form of HENRI.
ANUKI ანუკი f Georgian
Diminutive of ANA.
ANZOR ანზორ m Georgian, Chechen
Possibly derived from the Georgian noble title აზნაური (aznauri), ultimately from Middle Persian aznawar meaning "noble".
ARCHIL არჩილ m Georgian
Meaning unknown, of Persian origin. This was the name of an 8th-century Georgian noble who was executed for refusing to convert to Islam.
AVKSENTI ავქსენტი m Georgian
Georgian form of AUXENTIOS.
AVTANDIL ავთანდილ m Georgian, Literature
Created by the Georgian poet Shota Rustaveli for his 12th-century epic 'The Knight in the Panther's Skin'. Rustaveli based it on Persian آفتاب (aftab) "sunshine" and دل (dil) "heart". In the poem Avtandil is a knight who is sent by Tinatin to search for the mysterious knight of the title.
AVTO ავთო m Georgian
Short form of AVTANDIL.
BAADUR ბაადურ m Georgian
Georgian form of BAHADUR.
BADRI ბადრი m Georgian
Georgian form of BADR.
BAGRAT ბაგრატ m Armenian, Georgian (Rare)
Armenian and Georgian form of BAGADATA. This name was borne by several Georgian kings, though it is now uncommon there.
BARBARE ბარბარე f Georgian
Georgian form of BARBARA.
BEDISA ბედისა f Georgian
Derived from Georgian ბედი (bedi) meaning "fate".
BESARION ბესარიონ m Georgian
Georgian form of BESSARION.
BESO ბესო m Georgian
Short form of BESARION.
BIDZINA ბიძინა m Georgian
Possibly from Georgian ბიძა (bidza) meaning "uncle". This was the name of a 17th-century Georgian saint and martyr.
BORIS ბორის m Bulgarian, Russian, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Czech, Slovak, Georgian, German
From the Turkic name Bogoris, perhaps meaning "short" or "wolf" or "snow leopard". It was borne by the 9th-century King Boris I of Bulgaria who converted his country to Christianity, as well as two later Bulgarian emperors. The name was popularized in the Slavic world due to the 11th-century Saint Boris, who was a Russian prince martyred with his brother Gleb. His mother may have been Bulgarian. Another famous bearer was the 16th-century Russian emperor Boris Godunov, later the subject of a play of that name by Aleksandr Pushkin.
DANIEL დანიელ m English, Hebrew, French, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Croatian, Armenian, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name דָּנִיֵּאל (Daniyyel) meaning "God is my judge", from the roots דִּין (din) meaning "to judge" and אֵל ('el) meaning "God". Daniel was a Hebrew prophet whose story is told in the Book of Daniel in the Old Testament. He lived during the Jewish captivity in Babylon, where he served in the court of the king, rising to prominence by interpreting the king's dreams. The book also presents Daniel's four visions of the end of the world.... [more]
DAREJAN დარეჯან f Georgian
From the second part of NESTAN-DAREJAN.
DAREJANI დარეჯანი f Georgian
From the second part of NESTAN-DAREJAN.
DAVIT დავით m Georgian, Armenian
Georgian and Armenian form of DAVID.
DAVITI დავითი m Georgian
Georgian form of DAVID.
EDUARD ედუარდ m German, Russian, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Catalan, Dutch, Estonian, Romanian, Georgian, Armenian
Form of EDWARD in various languages.
EKA (2) ეკა f Georgian
Short form of EKATERINE.
EKATERINE ეკატერინე f Georgian
Georgian form of KATHERINE.
ELENE ელენე f Georgian, Sardinian
Georgian and Sardinian form of HELEN.
ELISABED ელისაბედ f Georgian
Georgian form of ELIZABETH.
ELISO ელისო f Georgian
Georgian short form of ELIZABETH.
ENDZELA ენძელა f Georgian
Means "snowdrop flower" in Georgian (genus Galanthus).
EREKLE ერეკლე m Georgian
Georgian form of Herakleios (see HERACLIUS). This name was borne by two Georgian kings of the Bagrationi dynasty.
ETERI ეთერი f Georgian
Means "ether, air" in Georgian. This name features in the Georgian opera 'Abesalom and Eteri' (1918).
EVA ევა f Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, English, Czech, Slovak, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Greek, Slovene, Bulgarian, Croatian, Russian, Georgian, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin
Form of EVE used in various languages. This form is used in the Latin translation of the New Testament, while Hava is used in the Latin Old Testament. The name appears in Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' (1852) belonging to the character Little Eva, whose real name is in fact Evangeline.... [more]
GABRIEL გაბრიელ m French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Catalan, English, Romanian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name גַבְרִיאֵל (Gavri'el) meaning "God is my strong man", derived from גֶּבֶר (gever) meaning "strong man, hero" and אֵל ('el) meaning "God". Gabriel is an archangel in Hebrew tradition, often appearing as a messenger of God. In the Old Testament he is sent to interpret the visions of the prophet Daniel, while in the New Testament he serves as the announcer of the births of John to Zechariah and Jesus to Mary. According to Islamic tradition he was the angel who dictated the Quran to Muhammad.... [more]
GAIOZ გაიოზ m Georgian
Georgian form of GAIUS.
GELA გელა m Georgian
Possibly from Georgian მგელი (mgeli) meaning "wolf".
GENADI გენადი m Bulgarian, Georgian
Bulgarian and Georgian form of GENNADIUS.
GIO გიო m Georgian
Short form of GIORGI.
GIORGI გიორგი m Georgian
Georgian form of GEORGE. This was the name of several kings of Georgia.
GIVI გივი m Georgian
Meaning unknown, possibly of Persian origin.
GOCHA გოჩა m Georgian
Meaning unknown, possibly from a Georgian dialectal word meaning "old man".
GOGA გოგა m Georgian
Diminutive of GIORGI.
GOGI გოგი m Georgian
Diminutive of GIORGI.
GRIGOL გრიგოლ m Georgian
Georgian form of GREGORY.
GULISA გულისა f Georgian
Means "little heart" in Georgian, derived from გული (guli) "heart" combined with a diminutive suffix.
GULNAZ გულნაზ f Kazakh, Georgian, Urdu
Kazakh, Georgian and Urdu form of GOLNAZ.
GURGEN გურგენ m Armenian, Georgian
Derived from Middle Persian gurg "wolf" combined with a diminutive suffix. This name was borne by several Georgian kings and princes.
IAKOB იაკობ m Georgian
Georgian form of JACOB.
ILIA ილია m Georgian, Russian, Bulgarian, Old Church Slavic
Georgian form of ELIJAH. It is also an alternate transcription of Russian Илья (see ILYA) or Bulgarian Илия (see ILIYA).
IMEDA იმედა m Georgian
Derived from Georgian იმედი (imedi) meaning "hope".
IOANE იოანე m Georgian (Archaic)
Older Georgian form of JOHN.
IONA (2) იონა m Russian, Georgian, Biblical Latin
Form of JONAH used in the Latin Old Testament, as well as the Russian and Georgian form.
IOSEB იოსებ m Georgian
Georgian form of JOSEPH.
IRAKLI ირაკლი m Georgian
Georgian form of HERAKLES.
IRINA ირინა f Russian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Romanian, Finnish, Georgian
Form of IRENE in several languages.
IRINE ირინე f Georgian
Georgian form of IRENE.
IRMA ირმა f German, English, Dutch, Finnish, Spanish, Italian, Georgian, Lithuanian, Hungarian (Rare), Ancient Germanic
German short form of names beginning with the Germanic element ermen, which meant "whole, universal". It is thus related to EMMA. It began to be regularly used in the English-speaking world in the 19th century.
ISIDORE ისიდორე m English, French, Georgian (Rare), Jewish
From the Greek name Ισιδωρος (Isidoros) meaning "gift of Isis", derived from the name of the Egyptian goddess ISIS combined with Greek δωρον (doron) "gift". Saint Isidore of Seville was a 6th-century archbishop, historian and theologian.... [more]
IURI იური m Georgian
Georgian form of YURIY.
IVANE ივანე m Georgian
Georgian form of JOHN.
IZOLDA იზოლდა f Georgian, Polish (Rare)
Georgian and Polish form of ISOLDE.
KETEVAN ქეთევან f Georgian
Georgian form of KATAYUN. It is sometimes used as a Georgian form of KATHERINE.
KETI (1) ქეთი f Georgian
Diminutive of KETEVAN.
KETO ქეთო f Georgian
Diminutive of KETEVAN.
KHATUNA ხათუნა f Georgian
From the Turkic title khatun meaning "lady, woman", a feminine form of khan.
KOBA კობა m Georgian
Diminutive of IAKOB.
KONSTANTINE კონსტანტინე m Georgian
Georgian form of Constantinus (see CONSTANTINE).
KORNELI კორნელი m Georgian
Georgian form of CORNELIUS.
LADO ლადო m Georgian
Short form of VLADIMER.
LALI ლალი f Georgian
Means "ruby" in Georgian, of Sanskrit origin.
LASHA ლაშა m Georgian
Possibly from a Northwest Caucasian word meaning "light". This was a name of Giorgi IV, a 13th-century king of Georgia.
LEILA ლეილა f Arabic, Persian, English, Georgian
Variant of LAYLA. This spelling was used by Lord Byron for characters in 'The Giaour' (1813) and 'Don Juan' (1819), and it is through him that the name was introduced to the English-speaking world.
LELA (1) ლელა f Georgian
Meaning uncertain, possibly from the name of a type of plant.
LEVAN ლევან m Georgian
Georgian form of LEON.
LIA (1) ლია f Italian, Portuguese, Georgian, Greek, Biblical Latin
Italian, Portuguese, Georgian and Greek form of LEAH.
LUKA ლუკა m Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian, Russian, Georgian, Old Church Slavic
Form of Lucas (see LUKE) in several languages.
MADONA მადონა f Georgian
Georgian form of MADONNA.
MAIA (1) მაია f Greek Mythology, Roman Mythology, Portuguese, Georgian
From Greek μαια (maia) meaning "good mother, dame, foster mother", perhaps in origin a nursery form of μητηρ (meter). In Greek and Roman mythology she was the eldest of the Pleiades, the group of seven stars in the constellation Taurus, who were the daughters of Atlas and Pleione. Her son by Zeus was Hermes.
MAKVALA მაყვალა f Georgian
Derived from Georgian მაყვალი (maqvali) meaning "blackberry".
MALKHAZ მალხაზ m Georgian
Possibly means "beautiful, elegant, youthful" in Georgian.
MALKHAZI მალხაზი m Georgian
Variant of MALKHAZ.
MAMUKA მამუქა m Georgian
Means "little father" in Georgian.
MANANA მანანა f Georgian
Means "heather" in Georgian.
MARIAM მარიამ f Biblical Greek, Georgian, Armenian, Arabic
Form of MARIA used in the Greek Old Testament, as well as the Georgian and Armenian form. It is also an alternate transcription of Arabic مريم (see MARYAM).
MARIAMI მარიამი f Georgian
Georgian variant of MARIAM.
MARIKA მარიკა f Czech, Slovak, Polish, Hungarian, Greek, Finnish, Estonian, Georgian
Diminutive of MARIA and other names beginning with Mari.
MARINE მარინე f French, Georgian
French and Georgian feminine form of MARINUS.
MATE (1) მათე m Georgian
Georgian form of MATTHEW.
MEDEA მედეა f Greek Mythology (Latinized), Georgian
From Greek Μηδεια (Medeia), possibly derived from μηδομαι (medomai) "to think, to plan". In Greek mythology Medea was a sorceress from Colchis (modern Georgia) who helped Jason gain the Golden Fleece. They were married, but eventually Jason left her for another woman. For revenge Medea slew Jason's new lover and also had her own children by Jason killed.
MELANO მელანო f Georgian
Georgian form of MELANIE.
MELITON მელიტონ m Ancient Greek, Georgian
Derived from Greek μελι (meli) meaning "honey" (genitive μελιτος). This was the name of a 2nd-century bishop of Sardis who is regarded as a saint in the Orthodox Church.
MERAB (2) მერაბ m Georgian
Georgian form of MEHRAB.
MERI (2) მერი f Georgian
Georgian form of MARIE.
MIKHEIL მიხეილ m Georgian
Georgian form of MICHAEL.
MISHO მიშო m Georgian, Bulgarian
Georgian diminutive of MIKHEIL and a Bulgarian diminutive of MIHAIL.
MURTAZ მურთაზ m Georgian
Georgian form of MURTADA.
MZIA მზია f Georgian
Derived from Georgian მზე (mze) "sun".
NANA (3) ნანა f Georgian
Meaning unknown. This was the name of a 4th-century queen consort of Georgia who is regarded as a saint in the Orthodox Church.
NANULI ნანული f Georgian
Diminutive of NANA (3).
NATALIA ნატალია f Polish, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, English, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Greek, Georgian, Russian, Ukrainian, Late Roman
Latinate form of Natalia (see NATALIE).
NATELA ნათელა f Georgian
Derived from Georgian ნათელი (nateli) meaning "light, bright".
NATIA ნათია f Georgian
Diminutive of NATELA.
NESTAN ნესტან f Georgian
From the first part of NESTAN-DAREJAN.
NESTANI ნესტანი f Georgian
From the second part of NESTAN-DAREJAN.
NIA (3) ნია f English, Georgian
Short form of ANTONIA, SIDONIA and other names ending in nia.
NIKA (3) ნიკა m Georgian
Diminutive of NIKOLOZ.
NIKO ნიკო m Finnish, Croatian, Slovene, Georgian, German
Finnish form of NICHOLAS, as well as a Croatian, Slovene, Georgian and German short form.
NIKOLOZ ნიკოლოზ m Georgian
Georgian form of NICHOLAS.
NIKUSHA ნიკუშა m Georgian
Diminutive of NIKOLOZ.
NINO (2) ნინო f Georgian
Meaning unknown, possibly from a Greek feminine form of NINOS. Saint Nino (sometimes called Nina) was a Greek-speaking woman from Asia Minor who introduced Christianity to Georgia in the 4th century.
OKROPIR ოქროპირ m Georgian
Means "gold mouth" in Georgian.
OTAR ოთარ m Georgian
Derived from Turkic otar meaning "pasture, meadow".
PAVLE პავლე m Serbian, Macedonian, Croatian, Georgian
Serbian, Macedonian, Croatian and Georgian form of PAUL.
PETRE პეტრე m Romanian, Macedonian, Georgian
Romanian, Macedonian and Georgian form of PETER.
PRIDON ფრიდონ m Georgian
Georgian form of FEREYDOUN.
PRIDONI ფრიდონი m Georgian
Georgian form of FEREYDOUN.
RAMAZ რამაზ m Georgian
Possibly a Georgian form of RAMADAN.
RAMAZI რამაზი m Georgian
Variant of RAMAZ.
REVAZ რევაზ m Georgian
Possibly of Persian origin meaning "wealthy, successful".
REVAZI რევაზი m Georgian
Variant of REVAZ.
REZIKO რეზიკო m Georgian
Diminutive of REVAZ.
ROSTOM როსტომ m Georgian
Georgian form of ROSTAM.
RUSIKO რუსიკო f Georgian
Diminutive of RUSUDAN.
RUSKA რუსკა f Georgian
Diminutive of RUSUDAN.
RUSUDAN რუსუდან f Georgian
Possibly derived from Persian روز (ruz) meaning "day". This name was borne by a 13th-century ruling queen of Georgia.
RUSUDANI რუსუდანი f Georgian
Variant of RUSUDAN.
SABA საბა m Georgian
Georgian form of SABAS.
SALOME სალომე f English, German, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From an Aramaic name that was related to the Hebrew word שָׁלוֹם (shalom) meaning "peace". According to the historian Josephus this was the name of the daughter of Herodias (the consort of Herod Antipas, the tetrarch of Galilee). In the New Testament, though a specific name is not given, it was a daughter of Herodias who danced for Herod and was rewarded with the head of John the Baptist, and thus Salome and the dancer have traditionally been equated.... [more]
SANDRO სანდრო m Italian, Georgian
Short form of ALESSANDRO (Italian) or ALEKSANDRE (Georgian). Sandro Botticelli was an Italian Renaissance artist, the painter of 'The Birth of Venus' and other famous works.
SHALVA შალვა m Georgian
Meaning unknown. This was the name of a 13th-century Georgian hero, considered a saint in the Georgian Church.
SIDONIA სიდონია f Late Roman, Georgian
Feminine form of SIDONIUS. This is the name of a legendary saint from Georgia. She and her father Abiathar were supposedly converted by Saint Nino from Judaism to Christianity.
SIMON (1) სიმონ m English, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Hungarian, Slovene, Romanian, Macedonian, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From Σιμων (Simon), the New Testament Greek form of the Hebrew name שִׁמְעוֹן (Shim'on) meaning "he has heard". This name is spelled Simeon, based on Greek Συμεων, in many translations of the Old Testament, where it is borne by the second son of Jacob. The New Testament spelling may show influence from the otherwise unrelated Greek name SIMON (2).... [more]
SIMONI სიმონი m Georgian
Georgian variant of SIMON (1).
SOPIO სოფიო f Georgian
Georgian form of SOPHIA.
SOSO სოსო m Georgian
Diminutive of IOSEB.
SPARTAK სპარტაკ m Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Albanian, Armenian, Georgian
Form of SPARTACUS in several languages.
STEPANE სტეფანე m Georgian
Georgian form of Stephanos (see STEPHEN).
TAMAR თამარ f Hebrew, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "date palm" 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.
TAMARI თამარი f Georgian
Georgian variant of TAMAR.
TAMAZ თამაზ m Georgian
Georgian form of TAHMASP.
TAMAZI თამაზი m Georgian
Georgian form of TAHMASP.
TATIANA ტატიანა f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Polish, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Greek, Georgian, English, Russian, Bulgarian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of the Roman name Tatianus, a derivative of the Roman name TATIUS. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint who was martyred in Rome under the emperor Alexander Severus. She was especially venerated in Orthodox Christianity, and the name has been common in Russia (as Татьяна) and Eastern Europe. It was not regularly used in the English-speaking world until the 1980s.
TEDORE თედორე m Georgian
Georgian form of THEODORE.
TEIMURAZ თეიმურაზ m Georgian
Georgian form of TAHMURAS. This was the name of several kings who ruled over kingdoms located in what is now modern Georgia.
TEIMURAZI თეიმურაზი m Georgian
Variant of TEIMURAZ.
TEKLA თეკლა f Swedish, Georgian, Hungarian, Polish (Archaic)
Form of THEKLA in several languages.
TEMO თემო m Georgian
Short form of TEIMURAZ.
TEMUR თემურ m Georgian
Georgian form of TIMUR.
TEMURI თემური m Georgian
Georgian form of TIMUR.
TENGIZ თენგიზ m Georgian
Derived from Turkic tengiz meaning "sea, ocean".
TERENTI ტერენტი m Georgian, Russian
Georgian form of Terentius (see TERENCE). It is also an alternate transcription of Russian Терентий (see TERENTIY).
TINATIN თინათინ f Georgian, Literature
Possibly related to Georgian სინათლე (sinatle) "light". The name was devised by the Georgian poet Shota Rustaveli for his 12th-century epic poem 'The Knight in the Panther's Skin', in which Tinatin is the ruler of Arabia and the lover of Avtandil.
TINATINI თინათინი f Georgian
Variant of TINATIN.
TOMA (2) თომა m Romanian, Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Georgian
Form of THOMAS used in several languages.
TORNIKE თორნიკე m Georgian
Georgian form of Greek Τορνικιος (Tornikios) or Τορνικης (Tornikes), the name of a prominent Byzantine family that was of Armenian or Georgian descent. The family name may be derived from Armenian թոռնիկ (tornik), a diminutive of թոռն (torn) meaning "grandchild". Usage as a given name probably began in honour of the family, a notable member of which was a saint.
TSISANA ცისანა f Georgian
Probably derived from Georgian ცის (tsis) meaning "of the sky", the genitive case of ცა (tsa) "sky, heaven".
TSISIA ცისია f Georgian
Derived from Georgian ცის (tsis) meaning "of the sky", the genitive case of ცა (tsa) "sky, heaven".
TSIURI ციური f Georgian
Means "heavenly, celestial" in Georgian, a derivative of ცა (tsa) "sky, heaven".
VAKHTANG ვახტანგ m Georgian
Derived from Old Persian varka-tanu meaning "wolf-bodied". This name was borne by several kings of Georgia.
VALERI ვალერი m Bulgarian, Georgian, Russian
Bulgarian and Georgian form of VALERIUS, as well as an alternate transcription of Russian Валерий (see VALERIY).
VALERIAN ვალერიან m Russian, Ukrainian, Georgian, Romanian, History
From the Roman cognomen Valerianus, which was itself derived from the Roman name VALERIUS. This was the name of a 3rd-century Roman emperor. Several saints also had this name, including a 2nd-century martyr of Lyons.
VANO ვანო m Georgian
Diminutive of IVANE.
VARDO ვარდო f Georgian
Derived from Georgian ვარდი (vardi) meaning "rose", ultimately from Persian via Armenian.
VASIL ვასილ m Bulgarian, Macedonian, Georgian, Albanian
Bulgarian, Macedonian, Georgian and Albanian form of BASIL (1).
VASO (1) ვასო m Georgian, Serbian
Diminutive of VASILIS, VASIL or VASILIJE.
VAZHA ვაჟა m Georgian
Derived from Georgian ვაჟი (vazhi) meaning "son".
VEPKHIA ვეფხია m Georgian
Derived from Old Georgian ვეფხი (vepkhi) meaning "tiger".
VERA (1) ვერა f Russian, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, Hungarian, Romanian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Georgian
Means "faith" in Russian, though it is sometimes associated with the Latin word verus "true". It has been in general use in the English-speaking world since the late 19th century.
VERIKO ვერიკო f Georgian
Georgian diminutive of VERA (1).
VLADIMER ვლადიმერ m Georgian
Georgian form of VLADIMIR.
ZAAL ზაალ m Georgian
Georgian form of ZAL.
ZAKARIA ზაქარია m Georgian, Arabic
Georgian form of ZACHARIAS, as well as an alternate transcription of Arabic زَكَرِيّا (see ZAKARIYYA).
ZAUR ზაურ m Azerbaijani, Ossetian, Chechen, Georgian
Azerbaijani, Ossetian, Chechen and Georgian form of ZAWAR.
ZURAB ზურაბ m Georgian
Georgian form of SOHRAB.
ZVIAD ზვიად m Georgian
Derived from Georgian ზვიადი (zviadi) meaning "proud, arrogant".
ZVIADI ზვიადი m Georgian
Variant of ZVIAD.