German Names

German names are used in Germany and other German-speaking areas such as Austria and Switzerland. See also about German names.
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LUTGARD   f   German (Archaic)
Variant of LUITGARD.
LUTZ   m   German
German diminutive of LUDWIG.
LUZIA   f   Portuguese, German
Portuguese and German form of LUCIA.
LYDIA   f   English, German, Finnish, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Means "from Lydia" in Greek. Lydia was a region on the west coast of Asia Minor. In the New Testament this is the name of a woman converted to Christianity by Saint Paul... [more]
MAGDALENE   f   German, Danish, English, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From a title which meant "of Magdala". Mary Magdalene, a character in the New Testament, was named thus because she was from Magdala - a village on the Sea of Galilee whose name meant "tower" in Hebrew... [more]
MAIKE   f   Frisian, German
Frisian diminutive of MARIA.
MALTE   m   Danish, Swedish, German
Short form of the Germanic name HELMOLD.
MALTHE   m   Danish, German
Variant of MALTE.
MANFRED   m   German, Dutch, Polish
Derived from the Germanic elements magan "strength" and frid "peace"... [more]
MANFRIED   m   German
German form of MANFRED.
MANU (2)   m & f   French, Spanish, German, Finnish
Short form of MANUEL or EMMANUEL (or MANUELA in Germany).
MANUEL   m   Spanish, Portuguese, German, English, Italian, French, Romanian, Late Greek (Latinized)
Spanish and Portuguese form of EMMANUEL. In the spelling Μανουηλ (Manouel) it was also used in the Byzantine Empire, notably by two emperors... [more]
MANUELA   f   Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, German, Italian
Feminine form of MANUEL.
MARCELL   m   Hungarian, German
Hungarian and German form of MARCELLUS.
MARCELLA   f   Italian, German, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of MARCELLUS.
MARCELLUS   m   Ancient Roman, German, Dutch
Roman family name which was originally a diminutive of MARCUS. This was the name of two popes.
MARCO   m   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Dutch
Italian form of MARK. During the Middle Ages this name was common in Venice, where Saint Mark was supposedly buried. A famous bearer was the Venetian explorer Marco Polo, who travelled across Asia to China in the 13th century.
MAREIKE   f   Frisian, German
Frisian and German diminutive of MARIA.
MARGARETE   f   German
German form of MARGARET.
MARGARETHA   f   Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of MARGARET.
MARGARETHE   f   German, Danish
German and Danish form of MARGARET.
MARGRIT   f   German
German variant form of MARGARET.
MARIANNE   f   French, English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Originally a French diminutive of MARIE. It is also considered a combination of MARIE and ANNE (1)... [more]
MARIE   f   French, Czech, German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
French and Czech form of MARIA. A notable bearer of this name was Marie Antoinette, a queen of France who was executed by guillotine during the French Revolution... [more]
MARIELE   f   German
German diminutive of MARIA.
MARITA (1)   f   German, Spanish, Dutch, Finnish
Diminutive of MARIA.
MARIUS   m   Ancient Roman, Romanian, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish, French
Roman family name which was derived either from MARS, the name of the Roman god of War, or else from the Latin root mas, maris meaning "male"... [more]
MARKUS   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
German, Scandinavian and Finnish form of MARK.
MARLEN (2)   f   German
Variant of MARLENE.
MARLENE   f   German, English
Blend of MARIA and MAGDALENE. It refers, therefore, to Mary Magdalene, a character in the New Testament... [more]
MARLIES   f   German, Dutch
Combination of MARIA and LIES.
MARLIS   f   German
Combination of MARIA and LIESE.
MARTHA   f   English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, German, Greek, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From Aramaic מַרְתָּא (marta') meaning "the lady, the mistress", feminine form of מַר (mar) "master"... [more]
MARTIN   m   English, French, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Russian, Romanian, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Finnish
From the Roman name Martinus, which was derived from Martis, the genitive case of the name of the Roman god MARS... [more]
MARTINA   f   German, Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Slovene, English, Swedish, Dutch, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Martinus (see MARTIN). Saint Martina was a 3rd-century martyr who is one of the patron saints of Rome.
MARVIN   m   English, German
Probably from an English surname which was derived from the given name MERVYN. A famous bearer was the American musician Marvin Gaye (1939-1984).
MARWIN   m   German
German variant of MARVIN.
MARZELL   m   German
German variant of MARCELLUS.
MATHIS   m   German, French
German and French form of MATTHIAS.
MATTHÄUS   m   German
German form of MATTHEW, used to refer to the evangelist and apostle also known as Levi.
MATTHIAS   m   Greek, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, French, Dutch, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Variant of Matthaios (see MATTHEW) which appears in the New Testament as the name of the apostle chosen to replace the traitor Judas Iscariot... [more]
MATTIAS   m   German, Swedish
Variant of MATTHIAS.
MAX   m   German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch
Short form of MAXIMILIAN (or sometimes of MAXWELL in English).
MAXIMILIAN   m   German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Roman name Maximilianus, which was derived from MAXIMUS. It was borne by a 3rd-century saint and martyr... [more]
MAXIMILIANE   f   German
German feminine form of MAXIMILIAN.
MECHTHILD   f   German
German variant of MATHILDE.
MECHTILDE   f   German
German variant of MATHILDE.
MEIKE   f   German, Dutch
German and Dutch diminutive of MARIA.
MEINARD   m   German
Variant of MEINHARD.
MEINE   m   Frisian, Dutch, German
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element magan meaning "strength".
MEINHARD   m   German
German form of MEGINHARD.
MEINO   m   German, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
Variant of MEINE.
MEINRAD   m   German, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements magan "mighty, strong" and rad "counsel"... [more]
MELANIE   f   English, German, Dutch
From Mélanie, the French form of the Latin name Melania, derived from Greek μελαινα (melaina) meaning "black, dark"... [more]
MELITTA   f   Ancient Greek, German
Ancient Attic Greek variant of MELISSA.
MENNO   m   Dutch, German
Diminutive of MEINE.
MERTEN   m   Low German
Low German form of MARTIN.
META   f   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
German and Scandinavian short form of MARGARET.
MIA   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, German, English
Scandinavian, Dutch and German diminutive of MARIA. It coincides with the Italian word mia meaning "mine".
MICHAEL   m   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Czech, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name מִיכָאֵל (Mikha'el) meaning "who is like God?"... [more]
MICHAELA   f   German, Swedish, English, Czech, Slovak
Feminine form of MICHAEL.
MICHEL   m   French, German, Dutch
French form of MICHAEL. Michel de Notredame, also known as Nostradamus, was the 16th-century French astrologer who made predictions about future world events... [more]
MICHI (2)   m & f   German
German diminutive of MICHAEL or MICHAELA.
MINNA   f   German, Finnish
German short form of WILHELMINA and a Finnish short form of VILHELMIINA.
MIRIAM   f   Hebrew, English, German, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of MARY. It is used in the Old Testament, where it belongs to the elder sister of Moses and Aaron... [more]
MITZI   f   German
German diminutive of MARIA.
MORITZ   m   German
German form of MAURICE.
MOSE   m   German
German variant of MOSES.
NADINE   f   French, German, English
French elaborated form of NADIA (1).
NADJA   f   German, Slovene
German and Slovene form of NADYA (1).
NATALIE   f   French, English, German
From the Late Latin name Natalia, which meant "Christmas Day" from Latin natale domini. This was the name of the wife of the 4th-century martyr Saint Adrian of Nicomedia... [more]
NATHALIE   f   French, German
French and German variant of NATALIE.
NELE   f   German
Diminutive of CORNELIA.
NICKOLAUS   m   German
Variant of NIKOLAUS.
NICO   m   Italian, Dutch, German, Spanish, Portuguese
Short form of NICHOLAS (or sometimes NICODEMUS).
NICOL (2)   f   Dutch, German, Czech
Dutch, German and Czech variant of NICOLE.
NICOLA (2)   f   German, Czech, English
Latinate feminine form of NICHOLAS. In the English-speaking world this name is more common outside of America, where Nicole is more usual.
NICOLAUS   m   German, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Nikolaos (see NICHOLAS). This form is also used in Germany.
NICOLE   f   French, English, Dutch, German
French feminine form of NICHOLAS, commonly used in the English-speaking world since the middle of the 20th century. A famous bearer is American-Australian actress Nicole Kidman (1967-).
NIKLAS   m   Swedish, Finnish, Danish, Norwegian, German
Swedish form of NICHOLAS.
NIKLAUS   m   German (Swiss)
Swiss German form of NICHOLAS.
NIKOLA (2)   f   German, Polish, Czech, Slovak
German, Polish, Czech and Slovak feminine form of NICHOLAS.
NIKOLAUS   m   German
German form of NICHOLAS.
NINA (1)   f   Russian, Italian, English, German, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Dutch, Polish, Slovene, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian
Short form of names that end in nina, such as ANTONINA or GIANNINA. It was imported to Western Europe from Russia and Italy in the 19th century... [more]
NOEMI   f   Italian, German, Czech, Biblical Latin
Italian, German and Czech form of NAOMI (1).
NORA   f   Irish, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Italian
Short form of HONORA or ELEANOR. Henrik Ibsen used it for a character in his play 'A Doll's House' (1879).
NORBERT   m   German, English, Dutch, French, Hungarian, Polish, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements nord "north" and beraht "bright"... [more]
ODA   f   German, Ancient Germanic
Feminine form of Odo (see OTTO).
ODILIE   f   German (Archaic)
Variant of ODILIA.
OLAF   m   Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Polish
From the Old Norse name Áleifr meaning "ancestor's descendant", derived from the elements anu "ancestor" and leifr "descendant"... [more]
OLGA   f   Russian, Ukrainian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Latvian, German, Hungarian, Polish, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Czech, Slovene, Serbian, Bulgarian
Russian form of HELGA. The Varangians brought it from Scandinavia to Russia. The 10th-century Saint Olga was the wife of Igor I, Grand Prince of Kievan Rus (a state based around the city of Kiev)... [more]
OLIVER   m   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Czech, Slovak
From Olivier, a Norman French form of a Germanic name such as ALFHER or an Old Norse name such as Áleifr (see OLAF)... [more]
OLIVIA   f   English, Italian, Spanish, German, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
This name was first used in this spelling by William Shakespeare for a character in his comedy 'Twelfth Night' (1602). Shakespeare may have based it on OLIVER or OLIVA, or perhaps directly on the Latin word oliva meaning "olive"... [more]
ORTRUN   f   German
Derived from the Germanic elements ort "point" and run "secret".
ORTWIN   m   German, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements ort "point" and win "friend".
OSKAR   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Polish
Scandinavian, German, Polish and Slovene form of OSCAR. A famous bearer was Oskar Schindler (1908-1974), who saved over a thousand Polish Jews during World War II.
OSWALD   m   English, German, Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements os "god" and weald "power, ruler"... [more]
OTMAR   m   German, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Audamar, which was derived from the elements aud "wealth, fortune" and meri "famous"... [more]
OTTILIE   f   German
German form of ODILIA.
OTTMAR   m   German
Variant of OTMAR.
OTTO   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, Ancient Germanic
Later German form of Audo or Odo, originally a short form of various names beginning with the Germanic element aud meaning "wealth, fortune"... [more]
OTTOKAR   m   German
German form of ODOVACAR.
OTTOMAR   m   German
Variant of OTMAR.
PANKRAZ   m   German
German form of PANCRATIUS.
PARSIFAL   m   German
German form of PERCIVAL.
PASCAL   m   French, German, Dutch
From the Late Latin name Paschalis, which meant "relating to Easter" from Latin Pascha "Easter", which was in turn from Hebrew פֶּסַח (pesach) "Passover"... [more]
PATRICIA   f   English, Spanish, German, Late Roman
Feminine form of Patricius (see PATRICK). In medieval England this spelling appears in Latin documents, but this form was probably not used as the actual name until the 18th century, in Scotland.
PATRICK   m   Irish, English, French, German
From the Latin name Patricius, which meant "nobleman". This name was adopted in the 5th-century by Saint Patrick, whose birth name was Sucat. He was a Romanized Briton who was captured and enslaved in his youth by Irish raiders... [more]
PAUL   m   English, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Romanian, Biblical
From the Roman family name Paulus, which meant "small" or "humble" in Latin. Saint Paul was an important leader of the early Christian church, his story told in Acts in the New Testament... [more]
PAULA   f   German, English, Finnish, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Romanian, Hungarian, Polish, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Croatian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Paulus (see PAUL). This was the name of a 4th-century Roman saint who was a companion of Saint Jerome.
PAULINE   f   French, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
French feminine form of Paulinus (see PAULINO).
PETER   m   English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Slovene, Slovak, Biblical
Derived from the Greek Πετρος (Petros) meaning "stone"... [more]
PETRA   f   German, Dutch, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Hungarian, English
Feminine form of PETER. This was also the name of an ancient city in the region that is now Jordan.
PETRONELLA   f   Dutch, German, Swedish
Dutch, German and Swedish form of PETRONILLA.
PETRUS   m   Dutch, German, Biblical Latin
Latin form of PETER used in Dutch and German.
PHILIPP   m   German
German form of PHILIP.
PHILIPPA   f   English (British), German
Latinate feminine form of PHILIP.
PHILIPPINA   f   German (Rare)
Elaborated form of PHILIPPA.
PHILOMENA   f   English, German, Late Greek
From Greek φιλος (philos) "friend, lover" and μενος (menos) "mind, purpose, strength, courage"... [more]
PHYLLIS   f   Greek Mythology, English, German
Means "foliage" in Greek. In Greek mythology this was the name of a woman who killed herself out of love for Demophon and was subsequently transformed into an almond tree... [more]
POLDI   m   German
German diminutive of LEOPOLD.
PRISKA   f   German, Biblical Greek
German form of PRISCA, as well as the form used in the Greek New Testament.
QUIRIN   m   German
German form of QUIRINUS.
RACHEL   f   English, Hebrew, French, German, Dutch, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek, Biblical Hebrew
From the Hebrew name רָחֵל (Rachel) meaning "ewe"... [more]
RAFFAEL   m   German
German variant of RAPHAEL.
RAFFAELA   f   German
German feminine form of RAPHAEL.
RAIMUND   m   German, Ancient Germanic
German form of RAYMOND.
RAIMUNDE   f   German
German feminine form of RAYMOND.
RAINER   m   German, Ancient Germanic
German form of RAYNER.
RALPH   m   English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German
Contracted form of the Old Norse name RÁÐÚLFR (or its Norman form Radulf). Scandinavian settlers introduced it to England before the Norman conquest, though afterwards it was bolstered by Norman influence... [more]
RAPHAEL   m   German, French, English, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name רָפָאֵל (Rafa'el) which meant "God has healed"... [more]
RAPHAELA   f   German
Feminine form of RAPHAEL.
REBEKKA   f   German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Biblical Greek
German, Dutch, Danish and Norwegian form of REBECCA. It is also the form used in the Greek Old Testament.
REGINA   f   English, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Lithuanian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Late Roman
Means "queen" in Latin (or Italian). It was in use as a Christian name from early times, and was borne by a 2nd-century saint. In England it was used during the Middle Ages in honour of the Virgin Mary, and it was later revived in the 19th century... [more]
REGINE   f   German, Norwegian
German and Norwegian form of REGINA.
REGULA   f   German (Swiss), Late Roman
Means "rule" in Latin. This was the name of a 3rd-century Swiss martyr, the patron saint of Zurich.
REIMUND   m   German
German form of RAYMOND.
REIN   m   German, Frisian, Dutch
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element ragin "advice, counsel".
REINER   m   German, Ancient Germanic
German form of RAYNER.
REINHARD   m   German, Ancient Germanic
German cognate of REYNARD.
REINHILD   f   German
From a Germanic name which was composed of the elements ragin "advice" and hild "battle".
REINHILDE   f   German
Variant of REINHILD.
REINHOLD   m   German, Ancient Germanic
German cognate of REYNOLD.
RENATE   f   German, Dutch, Norwegian
German, Dutch and Norwegian feminine form of RENATUS.
RENÉ   m   French, German, Spanish, Slovak, Czech
French form of RENATUS. A famous bearer was the French mathematician and rationalist philosopher René Descartes (1596-1650).
RETO   m   German (Swiss)
Means "of Rhaetia". Rhaetia is a region in eastern Switzerland that got its name from the Rhaeti, a Celtic tribe who originally inhabited the area.
RIA   f   German, Dutch
Short form of MARIA.
RICARDA   f   Spanish, German
Spanish and German feminine form of RICHARD.
RICHARD   m   English, French, German, Czech, Slovak, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
Means "brave power", derived from the Germanic elements ric "power, rule" and hard "brave, hardy"... [more]
RIKE   f   German
German short form of FRIEDERIKE, HENRIKE, and other names ending in rike.
RITA   f   Italian, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Hungarian, Spanish, Portuguese
Short form of MARGHERITA and other names ending in rita. A famous bearer was American actress Rita Hayworth (1918-1987).
ROBERT   m   English, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Russian, Slovene, Croatian, Romanian, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Hrodebert meaning "bright fame", derived from the Germanic elements hrod "fame" and beraht "bright"... [more]
ROCHUS   m   German, Dutch, Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of ROCCO, used in German and Dutch.
RODOLF   m   German (Rare), Dutch (Rare)
German form of RUDOLF.
ROGER   m   English, French, Catalan, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch
Means "famous spear" from the Germanic elements hrod "fame" and ger "spear"... [more]
ROLAND   m   English, French, German, Swedish, Dutch, Hungarian
Means "famous land" from the Germanic elements hrod "fame" and land... [more]
ROLF   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English
From the Germanic name Hrolf (or its Old Norse cognate Hrólfr), a contracted form of Hrodulf (see RUDOLF)... [more]
ROMAN   m   Russian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Ukrainian, Slovene, Croatian, German
From the Late Latin name Romanus which meant "Roman".
ROMY   f   German, English
Diminutive of ROSEMARIE or ROSEMARY.
ROSA (1)   f   Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, German, English
Generally this can be considered a Latin form of ROSE, though originally it may have come from the Germanic name ROZA (2)... [more]
ROSALIE   f   French, German, Dutch, English
French, German and Dutch form of ROSALIA. In the English-speaking this name received a boost after the release of the movie 'Rosalie' (1938), which was based on an earlier musical.
ROSEMARIE   f   English, German
Variant of ROSEMARY.
ROSWITHA   f   German
Derived from the Germanic elements hrod "fame" and swinth "strength"... [more]
RUDI   m   German, Hungarian
Diminutive of RUDOLF.
RÜDIGER   m   German
German form of ROGER.
RUDOLF   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Slovene, Croatian, Russian, Armenian
From the Germanic name Hrodulf, which was derived from the elements hrod "fame" and wulf "wolf"... [more]
RUEDI   m   German (Swiss)
Swiss diminutive of RUDOLF.
RUPERT   m   Low German, Dutch, English, Polish
Low German form of ROBERT. The military commander Prince Rupert of the Rhine, a nephew of Charles I, introduced this name to England in the 17th century.
RUPRECHT   m   Low German (Archaic)
Low German form of ROBERT.
RUTH (1)   f   English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Spanish, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From a Hebrew name which was derived from the Hebrew word רְעוּת (re'ut) meaning "friend"... [more]
SABINE   f   French, German
French and German form of SABINA.
SABRINA   f   English, Italian, German
Latinized form of Habren, the original Welsh name of the River Severn. According to Geoffrey of Monmouth, Sabrina was the name of a princess who was drowned in the Severn... [more]
SALOME   f   English, German, Georgian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From an Aramaic name which was related to the Hebrew word שָׁלוֹם (shalom) meaning "peace"... [more]
SAMUEL   m   English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Jewish, Biblical
From the Hebrew name שְׁמוּאֵל (Shemu'el) which could mean either "name of God" or "God has heard"... [more]
SANDRA   f   Italian, English, French, Portuguese, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Romanian
Short form of ALESSANDRA. It was introduced to the English-speaking world by author George Meredith, who used it for the heroine in his novel 'Emilia in England' (1864) and the reissued version 'Sandra Belloni' (1887)... [more]
SARAH   f   English, French, German, Hebrew, Arabic, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "lady, princess, noblewoman" in Hebrew. This is the name of the wife of Abraham in the Old Testament. She became the mother of Isaac at the age of 90... [more]
SASCHA   m & f   German
German form of SASHA.
SASKIA   f   Dutch, German
From the Germanic element Sahs "Saxon". The Saxons were a Germanic tribe, their name ultimately deriving from the Germanic word sahs meaning "knife".
SCHWANHILD   f   German
Variant of SWANHILD.
SEBASTIAN   m   German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Finnish, Romanian
From the Latin name Sebastianus which meant "from Sebaste". Sebaste was the name a town in Asia Minor, its name deriving from Greek σεβαστος (sebastos) "venerable" (a translation of Latin Augustus, the title of the Roman emperors)... [more]
SELMA   f   English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic
Meaning unknown, possibly a short form of ANSELMA. It could also have been inspired by James Macpherson's 18th-century poems, in which it is the name of Ossian's castle.
SENTA   f   German
Diminutive of KRESZENTIA.
SEPP   m   German
German diminutive of JOSEPH.
SEPPEL   m   German
German diminutive of JOSEPH.
SERAPHINA   f   English (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... [more]
SEVERIN   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
German and Scandinavian form of SEVERINUS.
SIBYLLA   f   Greek, German, Swedish, Late Roman, Late Greek
Greek and Latinate form of SIBYL.
SIBYLLE   f   German, French
German and French form of SIBYL.
SIDONIA   f   Late Roman, German
Feminine form of SIDONIUS.
SIEGBERT   m   German
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and beraht "bright"... [more]
SIEGER   m   Dutch, German
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and hari "army".
SIEGFRIED   m   German, Germanic Mythology
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and frid "peace"... [more]
SIEGHARD   m   German
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and hard "brave, hardy".
SIEGHILD   f   German
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and hild "battle".
SIEGLINDE   f   German, Germanic Mythology
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and linde "gentle, soft"... [more]
SIEGMUND   m   German
German variant of SIGMUND.
SIEGWARD   m   German
German form of SIGURD.
SIGI   m & f   German
Diminutive of SIEGFRIED, SIEGLINDE, and other Germanic names beginning with the element sigu which means "victory".
SIGISMUND   m   German, Ancient Germanic
Form of SIGMUND in which the first element is sigis, an older form of sigu... [more]
SIGMUND   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English
Derived from the Germanic elements sigu "victory" and mund "protector" (or in the case of the Scandinavian cognate, from the Old Norse elements sigr "victory" and mundr "protector")... [more]
SILKE   f   German, Dutch
German and Dutch diminutive of CELIA or CECILIA.
SILVESTER   m   German, English, Slovene, Slovak, Late Roman
From a Roman name meaning "of the forest" from Latin silva "wood, forest". This was the name of three popes, including Saint Silvester I who supposedly baptized the first Christian Roman emperor, Constantine the Great... [more]
SILVIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, English, German, Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Feminine form of SILVIUS. Rhea Silvia was the mother of Romulus and Remus, the founders of Rome... [more]
SIMON   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) which meant "he has heard"... [more]
SOFIE   f   German, Danish, Dutch, Czech
Form of SOPHIE.
SONJE   f   German
German variant of SONJA.
SOPHIA   f   English, Greek, German, Ancient Greek
Means "wisdom" in Greek. This was the name of an early, probably mythical, saint who died of grief after her three daughters were martyred. Legends about her probably arose as a result of a medieval misunderstanding of the phrase Hagia Sophia "Holy Wisdom", which was the name of a large basilica in Constantinople... [more]
SOPHIE   f   French, English, German, Dutch
French form of SOPHIA.
SÖREN   m   Swedish, German
Swedish and German form of SØREN.
STEFANIE   f   German, Dutch, Danish
Variant of STEPHANIE.
STEFFEN   m   Low German, Danish, Norwegian, Dutch
Low German form of STEPHEN.
STEFFI   f   German
Diminutive of STEPHANIE.
STEFFIE   f   German (Rare)
Diminutive of STEPHANIE.
STEPHAN   m   German, Dutch
German and Dutch form of STEPHEN.
STEPHANIE   f   English, German
Feminine form of STEPHEN.
SUSANN   f   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
German and Scandinavian short form of SUSANNE.
SUSANNE   f   German, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
German and Scandinavian form of SUSANNA.
SUSE   f   German
German diminutive of SUSANNE.
SUSI   f   German
German diminutive of SUSANNE.
SVEN   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch
From the Old Norse byname Sveinn which meant "boy".
SVENJA   f   German
German feminine form of SVEN. Alternatively, it may be a Low German short form of names beginning with the Germanic element svan meaning "swan".
SWANHILD   f   German
Derived from the Germanic elements swan "swan" and hild "battle".
SWANHILDA   f   German
Variant of SWANHILD.
SWANHILDE   f   German
Variant of SWANHILD.
SYBILLE   f   German, French
German and French form of SIBYL.
SYLVIA   f   English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, German
Variant of SILVIA. This has been the most common English spelling since the 19th century.
TABEA   f   German
German short form of TABITHA. This form was used in earlier editions of the Luther Bible.
TATIANA   f   Russian, Slovak, Bulgarian, Romanian, Polish, Greek, Georgian, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, English, 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... [more]
TERESA   f   Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Finnish, Polish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English
Cognate of THERESA. Saint Teresa of Ávila was a 16th-century Spanish nun who reformed the Carmelite monasteries and wrote several spiritual books... [more]
THEDA   f   German
Short form of THEODORA. A famous bearer was actress Theda Bara (1885-1955), who was born Theodosia Goodman.
THEKLA   f   German, Greek, 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"... [more]
THEODOR   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Czech, Romanian
German form of THEODORE, as well as a Scandinavian, Czech and Romanian variant of TEODOR... [more]
THEOPHIL   m   German
German form of THEOPHILUS.
THERESA   f   English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Spanish and Portuguese name Teresa. It was first recorded as Therasia, being borne by the Spanish wife of Saint Paulinus of Nola in the 4th century... [more]
THERESE   f   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English
German and Scandinavian variant of THERESA.
THERESIA   f   German, Dutch, Swedish
German, Dutch and Swedish form of THERESA.
THILO   m   German
Variant of TILO.
THOMAS   m   English, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Greek, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Greek form of the Aramaic name תָּאוֹמָא (Ta'oma') which meant "twin"... [more]
THORA   f   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German
Modern form of ÞÓRA.
THORBEN   m   Danish, German
Variant of TORBEN.
THORSTEN   m   Swedish, Danish, German
Variant of TORSTEN.
TIEDEMANN   m   German (Archaic)
Germanic name derived from the elements theud "people" and man "man".
TILL   m   German
From Tielo, a Medieval Low German diminutive of names that began with Diet (for example DIETRICH), originally from Germanic theud meaning "people".
TILLO   m   German (Rare)
Variant of TILO.
TILO   m   German
From Tielo, a Low German diminutive of names that began with Diet (for example DIETRICH), from the Germanic element theud meaning "people"... [more]
TIMO (1)   m   Finnish, German, Dutch
Finnish, German and Dutch short form of Timotheus (see TIMOTHY).
TIMO (2)   m   German, Dutch
From Thiemo, an old short form of Thietmar (see DIETMAR).
TIMOTHEUS   m   Biblical Latin, German, Dutch
Latinized form of Timotheos (see TIMOTHY).
TOBIAS   m   Biblical, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Greek form of TOBIAH. This is the name of the hero of the apocryphal Book of Tobit in many English versions of the Old Testament... [more]
TORBEN   m   Danish, German
Danish form of TORBJÖRN.
TORSTEN   m   Swedish, Danish, German
From the Old Norse name Þórsteinn, which meant "Thor's stone" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with steinn "stone".
TRAUGOTT   m   German
Derived from German trau "trust" and Gott "God". This name was created in the 17th century.
TRUDI   f   German, English
Diminutive of GERTRUDE and other Germanic names ending with the element thrud "strength".
UDO (1)   m   German
Newer form of Odo (see OTTO).
UELI   m   German (Swiss)
Swiss diminutive of ULRICH.
ULLA   f   Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, German
Scandinavian diminutive of ULRIKA or HULDA (1), or a German diminutive of URSULA.
ULLI   m & f   German
Diminutive of ULRICH or ULRIKE.
ULRICH   m   German, French, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Odalric meaning "prosperity and power", from the element odal "heritage" combined with ric "power"... [more]
ULRIKE   f   German
German feminine form of ULRICH.
URBAN   m   Danish, Swedish, German, Polish, Slovene, Biblical, History
From the Latin name Urbanus which meant "city dweller". This name is mentioned briefly in one of Paul's epistles in the New Testament... [more]
URS   m   German
German form of the Latin name Ursus, which meant "bear". Saint Ursus was a 3rd-century soldier in the Theban Legion who was martyred with Saint Victor... [more]
URSEL   f   German
German diminutive of URSULA.
URSULA   f   English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Finnish, Late Roman
Means "little bear", derived from a diminutive form of the Latin word ursa "she-bear". Saint Ursula was a legendary virgin princess of the 4th century who was martyred by the Huns while returning from a pilgrimage... [more]
USCHI   f   German
Diminutive of URSULA.
UTE   f   German
Feminine form of UDO (1).
UTZ   m   German
Diminutive of ULRICH.
UWE   m   German
German form of OVE.
VALERIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Romanian, German, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of VALERIUS. This was the name of a 2nd-century Roman saint and martyr.
VALERIE   f   English, German, Czech
English and German form of VALERIA and Czech variant of VALÉRIE.
VALESKA   f   German
Diminutive of VALERIA.
VANESSA   f   English, Italian, Portuguese, German, Dutch
Invented by author Jonathan Swift for his poem 'Cadenus and Vanessa' (1726). He arrived at it by rearranging the initial syllables of the first name and surname of Esther Vanhomrigh, his close friend... [more]


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