Hungarian Names

Hungarian names are used in the country of Hungary in central Europe. See also about Hungarian names.
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Hungarian form of MARTHA.
MARTINmEnglish, 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. Saint Martin of Tours was a 4th-century bishop who is the patron saint of France. According to legend, he came across a cold beggar in the middle of winter so he ripped his cloak in two and gave half of it to the beggar. He was a favourite saint during the Middle Ages, and his name has become common throughout the Christian world.... [more]
MARTINAfGerman, Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Slovene, Hungarian, 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.
Hungarian form of Martinus (see MARTIN).
Diminutive of MÁRTA.
Hungarian form of MATTHEW.
Hungarian form of MATILDA.
Hungarian form of MATTHIAS. This was the name of two Hungarian kings.
MELÁNIAfHungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of MELANIE.
MELINDAfEnglish, Hungarian
Combination of Mel (from names such as MELANIE or MELISSA) with the popular name suffix inda. It was created in the 18th century, and may have been inspired by the similar name Belinda. In Hungary, the name was popularized by the 1819 play 'Bánk Bán' by József Katona.
Hungarian form of MERCEDES.
Hungarian form of MICHAEL.
Hungarian form of NICHOLAS.
Originally a diminutive of MIKLÓS or MIHÁLY. It is now used independently, or as a Hungarian form of MAXIMILIAN.
Hungarian form of MILAN.
Hungarian form of MILENA.
Diminutive of MIHÁLY.
Hungarian form of MONICA.
Hungarian form of MAURICE.
Hungarian form of MOSES.
Originally this was a Hungarian word referring to a Bulgarian people that lived along the Danube. Since the 19th century it has been used as a Hungarian short form of FERDINAND.
NATÁLIAfPortuguese, Slovak, Hungarian
Portuguese, Slovak and Hungarian form of Natalia (see NATALIE).
Hungarian form of NICOLETTE.
NIKOLETTAfHungarian, Greek
Hungarian and Greek form of NICOLETTA.
NOÉMIfHungarian, French
Hungarian and French form of NAOMI (1).
NÓRAfHungarian, Irish
Hungarian and Irish Gaelic form of NORA.
NORBERTmGerman, English, Dutch, French, Hungarian, Polish, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements nord "north" and beraht "bright". This was the name of an 11th-century German saint who made many reforms within the church.
Diminutive of ÖDÖN.
Hungarian form of EDMUND.
OLGAfRussian, Ukrainian, Polish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Latvian, Hungarian, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Czech, Slovene, Serbian, Bulgarian, Greek
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). Following his death she ruled as regent for her son for 18 years. After she was baptized in Constantinople she attempted to convert her subjects to Christianity.
Hungarian form of OLIVER.
OLÍVIAfPortuguese, Slovak, Hungarian
Portuguese, Slovak and Hungarian form of OLIVIA.
Hungarian form of URBAN.
Hungarian form of URSULA.
Hungarian form of OSCAR.
OTTÓmHungarian, Icelandic
Hungarian and Icelandic form of OTTO.
Hungarian form of PAUL.
Hungarian diminutive of ANNA.
Hungarian diminutive of ANNA.
PATRÍCIAfSlovak, Portuguese, Hungarian
Slovak, Portuguese and Hungarian feminine form of Patricius (see PATRICK).
PATRIKmSwedish, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Hungarian
Form of Patricius (see PATRICK).
PAULAfGerman, 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.
Hungarian form of PETER.
Hungarian diminutive of PETER.
PETRAfGerman, Dutch, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Hungarian, Swedish, Finnish, English
Feminine form of PETER. This was also the name of an ancient city in the region that is now Jordan.
Diminutive of PIROSKA.
Hungarian form of PRISCA, influenced by the Hungarian word piros meaning "red".
Diminutive of ISTVÁN.
Diminutive of ISTVÁN.
Hungarian form of RACHEL.
RAJMUNDmPolish, Hungarian, Slovene
Polish, Hungarian and Slovene form of RAYMOND.
Hungarian form of REBECCA.
REGINAfEnglish, 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. A city in Canada bears this name, in honour of Queen Victoria.
Hungarian form of KREKA.
RENÁTAfHungarian, Czech, Slovak
Hungarian, Czech and Slovak feminine form of RENATUS.
Hungarian form of RICHARD.
RITAfItalian, 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).
RÓBERTmHungarian, Slovak, Icelandic
Hungarian and Icelandic form of ROBERT.
Diminutive of RÓBERT.
ROLANDmEnglish, French, German, Swedish, Dutch, Hungarian, Medieval French
From the Germanic elements hrod meaning "fame" and landa meaning "land", though some theories hold that the second element was originally nand meaning "brave". Roland was a semi-legendary French hero whose story is told in the medieval epic 'La Chanson de Roland', in which he is a nephew of Charlemagne killed in battle with the Saracens. The Normans introduced this name to England.
ROMÁNmSpanish, Hungarian (Rare)
Spanish and Hungarian form of Romanus (see ROMAN).
ROMÁNAfHungarian (Rare)
Hungarian feminine form of Romanus (see ROMAN).
ROZÁLIAfHungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of ROSALIA.
Means "rose" in Hungarian. It is a cognate of ROSA (1).
Diminutive of RÓZSA.
RUDImGerman, Hungarian
Diminutive of RUDOLF.
RUDOLFmGerman, 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". It was borne by three kings of Burgundy, as well as several Habsburg rulers of the Holy Roman Empire and Austria. Anthony Hope used this name for the hero in his popular novel 'The Prisoner of Zenda' (1894).
Hungarian form of SOLOMON.
SAMUmHungarian, Finnish
Hungarian and Finnish diminutive of SAMUEL.
Hungarian form of SAMUEL.
Hungarian form of ALEXANDER.
Diminutive of SÁNDOR.
SÁRAfHungarian, Czech, Slovak
Hungarian, Czech and Slovak form of SARAH.
Hungarian diminutive of SARAH.
Hungarian diminutive of SARAH.
Hungarian form of Sebastianus (see SEBASTIAN).
SIMON (1)mEnglish, 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". 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]
From Hungarian som meaning "dogwood, cornel tree".
Hungarian feminine form of STEPHEN.
Hungarian form of SABINA.
Meaning unknown, possibly from a Slavic word meaning "marten". It was borne by a leader of the Magyars at the time of Árpád. This is now the name of a region in Hungary.
Hungarian short form of ALEXANDRA.
Means "solid, firm" in Hungarian, also used as a Hungarian vernacular form of Constantine.
Hungarian form of SILVESTER.
Hungarian form of SILVIA.
Hungarian form of SONYA.
TAMARAfRussian, Ukrainian, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Hungarian, English, Dutch, Spanish, Italian
Russian form of TAMAR. Russian performers such as Tamara Karsavina (1885-1978), Tamara Drasin (1905-1943), Tamara Geva (1907-1997) and Tamara Toumanova (1919-1996) introduced it to the English-speaking world. It was also borne by the Polish cubist painter Tamara de Lempicka (1898-1980).
Hungarian form of THOMAS.
Diminutive of TERÉZIA.
TEKLAfGeorgian, Hungarian
Georgian and Hungarian form of THEKLA.
Hungarian feminine form of THEODORE.
Hungarian short form of THERESA.
TERÉZIAfHungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of THERESA.
TIBORmHungarian, Czech, Slovak
Hungarian, Czech and Slovak form of Tiburtius (see TIBURCIO).
TIBORCmHungarian (Rare)
Hungarian form of Tiburtius (see TIBURCIO).
Created by the Hungarian author Mór Jókai for a character in his novel 'The Golden Man' (1873). The name is apparently based on the Greek word ευθυμια (euthymia) meaning "good spirits, cheerfulness".
Hungarian form of THEODORE.
Hungarian form of THEODORE.
TOMImFinnish, Hungarian, Welsh
Finnish, Hungarian and Welsh diminutive of THOMAS.
Hungarian diminutive of ANTHONY.
Derived from Hungarian tündér meaning "fairy". The Hungarian poet Mihály Vörösmarty created this name in the 19th century.
TÜNDÉRfHungarian (Rare)
Means "fairy" in Hungarian.
VALÉRIAfPortuguese, Hungarian, Slovak
Portuguese, Hungarian and Slovak feminine form of VALERIUS.
Hungarian form of VÁCLAV, via the Latinized form Venceslaus.
VERA (1)fRussian, 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.
VIDmSlovene, Croatian, Hungarian (Rare)
Slovene, Croatian and Hungarian form of WIDO or VITUS. Saint Vitus, known in Slavic languages as Sveti Vid (or similar), has been conflated with the Slavic god Svetovid.
VIDA (1)mHungarian
Hungarian form of WIDO or VITUS.
VIKTÓRIAfHungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of VICTORIA.
Hungarian form of WILLIAM.
VINCEmEnglish, Hungarian
English short form and Hungarian normal form of VINCENT.
VIOLAfEnglish, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Hungarian, Czech
Means "violet" in Latin. This was the name of the heroine in Shakespeare's play 'Twelfth Night' (1602).
VIOLETTAfItalian, Russian, Hungarian
Italian, Russian and Hungarian form of VIOLET.
Means "flower" in Hungarian.
ZOÉfFrench, Hungarian
French and Hungarian form of ZOE.
Possibly related to the Turkish title sultan meaning "king, sultan". This was the name of a 10th-century ruler of Hungary, also known as Zsolt.
Hungarian form of JEANNETTE.
Diminutive of ZSUZSANNA.
Diminutive of ZSIGMOND.
Hungarian form of SIGMUND.
Hungarian form of SOPHIA.
Diminutive of ZSÓFIA.
Diminutive of ERZSÉBET.
Old variant of ZOLTÁN.
Possibly of Turkic origin meaning "bison".
Diminutive of ZSUZSANNA.
Hungarian form of SUSANNA.
Diminutive of ZSUZSANNA.