Romanian Names

Romanian names are used in the countries of Romania and Moldova in eastern Europe.
There are 266 names matching your criteria.

ADAM   m   English, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Russian, Ukrainian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Romanian, 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]
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]
ADINA (2)   f   Romanian
Meaning uncertain, possibly a short form of ADELINA.
ADRIAN   m   English, Romanian, Polish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Russian
Form of Hadrianus (see HADRIAN). Several saints and six popes have borne this name, including the only English pope, Adrian IV, and the only Dutch pope, Adrian VI... [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]
ALEX   m & f   English, Dutch, German, French, Portuguese, Italian, Romanian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic
Short form of ALEXANDER, ALEXANDRA, and other names beginning with Alex.
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]
ALEXANDRU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of ALEXANDER.
ALIN   m   Romanian
Possibly a Romanian masculine form of ALINA. Alternatively it may derive from Romanian alina "to soothe".
ALINA   f   Romanian, German, Italian, Polish
Short form of ADELINA and names that end in alina.
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".
ANAMARIA   f   Romanian
Combination of ANA and MARIA.
ANCA   f   Romanian
Possibly a diminutive of ANA.
ANDRA   f   Romanian, English
Feminine form of ANDREI or ANDREW. As an English name it has only been used since the 20th century.
ANDREEA   f   Romanian
Romanian feminine form of ANDREW.
ANDREI   m   Romanian, Russian, Bulgarian, Old Church Slavic
Romanian form of ANDREW, and a variant Russian and Bulgarian transcription of ANDREY.
ANGELA   f   English, Italian, German, Dutch, Romanian, Slovene, Slovak, Russian, Macedonian, Late Roman
Feminine form of Angelus (see ANGEL). As an English name, it came into use in the 18th century.
ANGELICA   f   English, Italian, Romanian, Literature
Derived from Latin angelicus meaning "angelic", ultimately related to Greek αγγελος (angelos) "messenger"... [more]
ANGHEL   m   Romanian
Romanian form of Angelus (see ANGEL).
ANI   f   Bulgarian, Georgian, Romanian, Spanish
Diminutive of ANA.
ATANASE   m   Romanian
Romanian form of ATHANASIUS.
AUGUSTIN   m   French, Czech, Romanian, Croatian, German
Form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AUREL   m   German, Romanian, Czech, Slovak
German, Romanian, Czech and Slovak form of AURELIUS.
AURORA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, English, German, Romanian, Finnish, Roman Mythology
Means "dawn" in Latin. Aurora was the Roman goddess of the morning. It has occasionally been used as a given name since the Renaissance.
BENIAMIN   m   Romanian, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Romanian form of BENJAMIN, as well as the form used in the Greek and Latin Bibles.
BIANCA   f   Italian, Romanian
Italian cognate of BLANCHE. Shakespeare used characters named Bianca in 'Taming of the Shrew' (1593) and 'Othello' (1603).
BOGDAN   m   Polish, Russian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Romanian, Medieval Slavic
Means "given by God" from the Slavic elements bogu "god" and dan "given".
BRÂNDUȘA   f   Romanian
Means "crocus" in Romanian.
CAMELIA   f   Romanian
From camelie, the Romanian spelling of camellia (see CAMELLIA).
CARMEN   f   Spanish, English, Italian, Romanian
Medieval Spanish form of CARMEL influenced by the Latin word carmen "song". This was the name of the main character in George Bizet's opera 'Carmen' (1875).
CAROL (2)   m   Romanian
Romanian form of CAROLUS. This was the name of two Romanian kings.
CĂTĂLIN   m   Romanian
Romanian masculine form of KATHERINE.
CĂTĂLINA   f   Romanian
Romanian form of KATHERINE.
CATINA   f   Romanian
Contracted form of CĂTĂLINA.
CEZAR   m   Romanian, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Romanian form of CAESAR, as well as a Brazilian Portuguese variant of CÉSAR.
CIPRIAN   m   Romanian
Romanian form of Cyprianus (see CYPRIAN).
CLARA   f   Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Romanian, English, Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Clarus which meant "clear, bright, famous". The name Clarus was borne by a few early saints. The feminine form was popularized by the 13th-century Saint Clare of Assisi (called Chiara in Italian), a friend and follower of Saint Francis, who left her wealthy family to found the order of nuns known as the Poor Clares... [more]
CLAUDIA   f   English, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Biblical, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CLAUDIUS. It is mentioned briefly in the New Testament. As a Christian name it was very rare until the 16th century.
CLAUDIU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of CLAUDIUS.
CONSTANȚA   f   Romanian
Romanian form of CONSTANTIA.
CONSTANTIN   m   Romanian, French
Romanian and French form of Constantinus (see CONSTANTINE).
CORINA   f   English, German, Romanian
Variant of CORINNA.
CORNEL   m   Romanian
Romanian form of CORNELIUS.
CORNELIA   f   German, Romanian, Italian, Dutch, English, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CORNELIUS. In the 2nd century BC it was borne by Cornelia Scipionis Africana (the daughter of the military hero Scipio Africanus), the mother of the two reformers known as the Gracchi... [more]
CORNELIU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of CORNELIUS.
COSMIN   m   Romanian
Romanian form of COSMAS.
COSMINA   f   Romanian
Feminine form of COSMIN.
COSTACHE   m   Romanian
Romanian variant of CONSTANTIN.
COSTEL   m   Romanian
Romanian diminutive of CONSTANTIN.
COSTICĂ   m   Romanian
Romanian diminutive of CONSTANTIN.
COSTIN   m   Romanian
Romanian short form of CONSTANTIN.
CRINA   f   Romanian
Derived from Romanian crin meaning "lily".
CRISTI   m   Romanian
Diminutive of CRISTIAN.
CRISTIAN   m   Romanian
Romanian form of CHRISTIAN.
CRISTINA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian
Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Romanian form of CHRISTINA.
DACIANA   f   Romanian
Derived from Dacia, the old Roman name for the region which is now Romania and Moldova.
DANA (1)   f   Romanian, Czech, Slovak, German, Hebrew
Feminine form of DANIEL or DAN (1).
DĂNUȚ   m   Romanian
Romanian diminutive of DAN (2).
DARIA   f   Italian, Polish, Romanian, English, Croatian, Late Greek (Latinized)
Feminine form of DARIUS. Saint Daria was a 3rd-century Greek woman who was martyred with her husband Chrysanthus under the Roman emperor Numerian... [more]
DARIUS   m   English, Lithuanian, Romanian, Biblical, Biblical Latin
Roman form of Δαρειος (Dareios), which was the Greek form of the Persian name Dārayavahush, which was composed of the elements dâraya "to possess" and vahu "good"... [more]
DAVID   m   English, Hebrew, French, Scottish, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Czech, Slovene, Russian, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Romanian, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name דָּוִד (Dawid), which was probably derived from Hebrew דוד (dwd) meaning "beloved"... [more]
DECEBAL   m   Romanian
Means "powerful, brave" in Dacian. This was the name adopted by Diurpaneus, a 1st-century king of Dacia. For many years he successfully resisted Roman expansion into his territory but was finally defeated by the forces of emperor Trajan in 106.
DEMETRA   f   Italian, Romanian, Greek
Italian and Romanian form of DEMETER (1), as well as a variant transcription of Greek DIMITRA.
DENIS   m   French, Russian, English, German, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Romanian, Croatian
From Denys or Denis, the medieval French forms of DIONYSIUS. Saint Denis was a 3rd-century missionary to Gaul and the first bishop of Paris... [more]
DENISA   f   Czech, Slovak, Romanian
Feminine form of DENIS.
DIANA   f   English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Catalan, German, Dutch, Romanian, Russian, Bulgarian, Lithuanian, Roman Mythology
Probably derived from an old Indo-European root meaning "heavenly, divine", related to dyeus (see ZEUS). Diana was a Roman goddess of the moon, hunting, forests, and childbirth, often identified with the Greek goddess Artemis... [more]
DINU   m   Romanian
Romanian diminutive of CONSTANTIN.
DIONISIE   m   Romanian
Romanian form of DIONYSIUS.
DOINA   f   Romanian
Means "folk song", from Romanian doină.
DORIN   m   Romanian
Romanian, possibly a form of DORIAN or a diminutive of TEODOR.
DORINA (1)   f   Romanian
Feminine form of DORIN.
DORU   m   Romanian
Derived from Romanian dor meaning "longing".
DRAGOMIR   m   Serbian, Croatian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious" combined with miru meaning "peace, world".
DRAGOS   m   Romanian
Variant of DRAGOȘ.
DRAGOȘ   m   Romanian
Originally a short form of Slavic names beginning with the element dragu "precious", such as DRAGOMIR... [more]
DUMITRU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of DEMETRIUS.
ECATERINA   f   Romanian
Romanian form of KATHERINE.
ELENA   f   Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Slovak, Lithuanian, Russian, German, Medieval Slavic
Cognate of HELEN, and a variant transcription of Russian YELENA.
ELISABETA   f   Romanian
Romanian form of ELIZABETH.
EMANUELA   f   Italian, Romanian
Italian and Romanian feminine form of EMMANUEL.
EMIL   m   Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Romanian, Bulgarian, Czech, Polish, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Hungarian, Icelandic, English
From the Roman family name Aemilius, which was derived from Latin aemulus meaning "rival".
EMILIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Finnish, Polish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English
Feminine form of Aemilius (see EMIL).
EMILIAN   m   Romanian
Romanian form of Aemilianus (see EMILIANO).
EUGEN   m   German, Romanian, Czech, Slovak, Croatian
Form of Eugenius (see EUGENE).
EUGENIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Polish, English, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Feminine form of Eugenius (see EUGENE). It was borne by a semi-legendary 3rd-century saint who escaped persecution by disguising herself as a man... [more]
FANE   m   Romanian
Diminutive of ȘTEFAN.
FELICIA   f   English, Spanish, Hungarian, Romanian, Dutch, Swedish, Late Roman
Feminine form of the Latin name Felicius, a derivative of FELIX. In England, it has occasionally been used since the Middle Ages.
FELIX   m   German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English, Romanian, Ancient Roman, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From a Roman cognomen meaning "lucky, successful" in Latin. It was acquired as an agnomen, or nickname, by the 1st-century BC Roman general Sulla. It also appears in the New Testament belonging to the governor of Judea who imprisoned Saint Paul... [more]
FLAVIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of FLAVIUS.
FLAVIU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of FLAVIUS.
FLORIN   m   Romanian
Romanian form of FLORINUS.
FLORINA   f   Romanian, Spanish, Dutch, Late Roman
Feminine form of FLORINUS.
GABI   f & m   German, Romanian, Hungarian
German diminutive of GABRIELE (2) (feminine), Romanian diminutive of GABRIEL (masculine) or GABRIELA (feminine), and Hungarian diminutive of GÁBOR (masculine) or GABRIELLA (feminine).
GAVRIL   m   Bulgarian, Macedonian, Romanian
Bulgarian, Macedonian and Romanian form of GABRIEL.
GAVRILA   f   Romanian
Romanian feminine form of GABRIEL.
GEORGE   m   English, Romanian
From the Greek name Γεωργιος (Georgios) which was derived from the Greek word γεωργος (georgos) meaning "farmer, earthworker", itself derived from the elements γη (ge) "earth" and εργον (ergon) "work"... [more]
GEORGETA   f   Romanian
Romanian feminine form of GEORGE.
GHENADIE   m   Romanian
Romanian form of GENNADIUS.
GHEORGHE   m   Romanian
Romanian form of GEORGE.
GRIGORE   m   Romanian
Romanian form of GREGORY.
HARALAMB   m   Romanian
Romanian form of CHARALAMPOS.
HORAȚIU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of HORATIUS.
HOREA   m   Romanian
From Romanian horă, a type of circle dance. This was the nickname of Vasile Ursu Nicola (1731-1785), a leader of a peasant rebellion in Romania. He was eventually captured, tortured and executed.
HORIA   m   Romanian
Variant of HOREA.
IANCU   m   Romanian
Romanian diminutive of JOHN.
ILEANA   f   Romanian, Spanish, Italian
Possibly a Romanian variant of HELEN. In Romanian folklore this is the name of a princess kidnapped by monsters and rescued by a heroic knight.
ILIE   m   Romanian
Romanian form of ELIAS.
ILINCA   f   Romanian
Romanian diminutive of ELENA.
IOAN   m   Romanian, Welsh, Bulgarian
Romanian and Welsh form of JOHN. This is also a variant transcription of the Bulgarian name YOAN.
IOANA   f   Romanian, Bulgarian
Romanian feminine form of JOHN. This is also a variant transcription of the Bulgarian name YOANA.
IOLANDA   f   Italian, Portuguese, Romanian
Italian, Portuguese and Romanian form of YOLANDA.
ION (1)   m   Basque, Romanian
Basque and Romanian form of JOHN.
IONEL   m   Romanian
Romanian diminutive of JOHN.
IONELA   f   Romanian
Romanian feminine form of JOHN.
IONUȚ   m   Romanian
Romanian diminutive of JOHN.
IOSIF   m   Russian, Romanian, Greek
Russian, Romanian and Greek form of JOSEPH.
ISABELA   f   Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian
Latinate form of ISABEL.
ISABELLA   f   Italian, German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Romanian
Latinate form of ISABEL. This name was borne by many medieval royals, including queen consorts of England, France, Portugal, the Holy Roman Empire and Hungary, as well as the powerful ruling queen Isabella of Castile (properly called Isabel).
IULIA   f   Romanian, Ancient Roman
Ancient Roman and Romanian form of JULIA.
IULIAN   m   Romanian
Romanian form of Iulianus (see JULIAN).
IULIANA   f   Romanian, Ancient Roman
Ancient Roman and Romanian form of JULIANA.
IULIU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of JULIUS.
LAURA   f   English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Dutch, Late Roman
Feminine form of the Late Latin name Laurus, which meant "laurel". This meaning was favourable, since in ancient Rome the leaves of laurel trees were used to create victors' garlands... [more]
LAURENȚIU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of Laurentius (see LAURENCE (1)).
LAVINIA   f   Roman Mythology, Romanian
Meaning unknown, probably of Etruscan origin. In Roman legend Lavinia was the daughter of King Latinus, the wife of Aeneas, and the ancestor of the Roman people... [more]
LENUȚA   f   Romanian
Romanian diminutive of ELENA.
LIANA   f   Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, English
Short form of ELIANA (1), JULIANA, LILIANA, and other names that end in liana... [more]
LIDIA   f   Polish, Italian, Spanish, Romanian
Polish, Italian, Spanish and Romanian form of LYDIA.
LIVIA (1)   f   Italian, Romanian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of LIVIUS. This was the name of the wife of the Roman emperor Augustus.
LIVIU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of LIVIUS.
LOREDANA   f   Italian, Romanian
Created by the French author George Sand for a character in her novel 'Mattea' (1833) and later used by the Italian author Luciano Zuccoli in his novel 'L'amore de Loredana' (1908)... [more]
LUCA (1)   m   Italian, Romanian, German
Italian and Romanian form of LUKE. This name was borne by Luca della Robbia, a Renaissance sculptor from Florence.
LUCIA   f   Italian, German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Romanian, Slovak, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of LUCIUS. Saint Lucia was a 4th-century martyr from Syracuse. She was said to have had her eyes gouged out, and thus is the patron saint of the blind... [more]
LUCIAN   m   Romanian, English
Romanian and English form of LUCIANUS. Lucian is the usual name of Lucianus of Samosata in English.
LUIZA   f   Polish, Portuguese, Romanian
Polish, Portuguese and Romanian feminine form of LOUIS.
LUMINIȚA   f   Romanian
Means "little light", derived from Romanian lumina "light" combined with a diminutive suffix.
MĂDĂLINA   f   Romanian
Romanian form of MAGDALENE.
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.
MARCELA   f   Spanish, Polish, Romanian, Czech
Feminine form of MARCELLUS.
MARIAN (2)   m   Polish, Czech, Romanian
Polish, Czech and Romanian form of MARIANUS. It is sometimes used as a masculine form of MARIA.
MARIANA   f   Portuguese, Spanish, Romanian, Czech, Ancient Roman
Roman feminine form of MARIANUS. After the classical era it was frequently interpreted as a combination of MARIA and ANA... [more]
MARILENA   f   Italian, Romanian
Combination of MARIA and ELENA.
MARIN   m   French, Romanian, Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian
French, Romanian, Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian and Macedonian form of MARINUS.
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]
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]
MATEI   m   Romanian
Romanian form of MATTHEW.
MIHAELA   f   Romanian, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian
Romanian, Slovene, Croatian and Macedonian feminine form of MICHAEL.
MIHAI   m   Romanian
Romanian form of MICHAEL. Mihai the Brave was a prince of Wallachia who united Romania in the early 17th century.
MIHAIL   m   Romanian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Greek
Romanian, Bulgarian and Macedonian form of MICHAEL. This is also a variant transcription of the Greek name MICHAIL.
MIHĂIȚĂ   m   Romanian
Romanian diminutive of MICHAEL.
MINODORA   f   Romanian
Romanian form of MENODORA.
MIRCEA   m   Romanian
Romanian form of MIRCHE. This name was borne by a 14th-century ruler of Wallachia.
MIRELA   f   Romanian, Croatian
Romanian and Croatian form of MIREILLE.
MIRON (1)   m   Romanian, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish
Romanian, Russian, Ukrainian and Polish form of MYRON.
MIRUNA   f   Romanian
Possibly derived from the Slavic word mir meaning "peace".
MITICA   m   Romanian
Diminutive of DUMITRU.
MONICA   f   English, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Late Roman
Meaning unknown, most likely of North African or Phoenician origin. In the 4th century this name was borne by the North African saint Monica of Hippo, the mother of Saint Augustine, whom she converted to Christianity... [more]
NARCISA   f   Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Romanian
Feminine form of NARCISSUS.
NATALIA   f   Polish, Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Georgian, Late Roman
Latinate form of Natalia (see NATALIE).
NECULAI   m   Romanian
Romanian variant form of NICHOLAS.
NELU   m   Romanian
Romanian diminutive of ION (1).
NICOLAE   m   Romanian
Romanian form of NICHOLAS.
NICOLETA   f   Romanian
Romanian feminine form of NICHOLAS.
NICU   m   Romanian
Diminutive of NICOLAE.
NICUȘOR   m   Romanian
Diminutive of NICOLAE.
OANA   f   Romanian
Romanian short form of IOANA.
OCTAVIAN   m   History, Romanian
From the Roman name Octavianus, which was derived from the name OCTAVIUS. After Gaius Octavius (later Roman emperor Augustus) was adopted by Julius Caesar he took the name Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus.
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]
OVIDIU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of Ovidius (see OVID).
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.
PETRE   m   Romanian, Macedonian, Georgian
Romanian, Macedonian and Georgian form of PETER.
PETRICA   m   Romanian
Romanian diminutive of PETER.
PETRONELA   f   Romanian, Slovak, Polish
Romanian, Slovak and Polish form of PETRONILLA.
PETRU   m   Romanian, Corsican, Old Church Slavic
Romanian and Corsican form of PETER. It is also the form used in the Church Slavic New Testament.
POMPILIU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of the Roman name Pompilius which is of unknown meaning, possibly a derivative of Pompeius (see POMPEY)... [more]
RADU   m   Romanian
Old Romanian diminutive of Slavic names beginning with the element rad "happy, willing". This was the name of a 13th-century ruler of Wallachia.
RAHELA   f   Romanian, Serbian
Romanian and Serbian form of RACHEL.
RALUCA   f   Romanian
Romanian diminutive of the Greek name Rallou, of uncertain meaning. It was popularized by the actress Rallou Karatza (1778-1870), a daughter of the Prince of Wallachia Ioannis Karatzas, who was of Greek background.
RAMONA   f   Spanish, Romanian, English
Feminine form of RAMÓN. It was popularized in the English-speaking world by Helen Hunt Jackson's novel 'Ramona' (1884), as well as several subsequent movies based on the book.
RĂZVAN   m   Romanian
Meaning unknown, possibly related to the name RADOVAN. Alternatively it may have been brought to Romania from India by Gypsies, and may mean something like "bringer of good news".
REMUS   m   Roman Mythology, Romanian
Meaning unknown. In Roman legend Romulus and Remus were the founders of Rome. Remus was later slain by Romulus.
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]
RODICA   f   Romanian
Derived from Slavic rod meaning "fertile".
ROXANA   f   English, Spanish, Romanian, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latin form of Ρωξανη (Roxane), the Greek form of the Persian or Bactrian name روشنک (Roshanak) which meant "bright" or "dawn"... [more]
ROZALIA   f   Polish, Romanian
Polish and Romanian form of ROSALIA.
RUXANDRA   f   Romanian
Romanian form of ROXANA.
SABINA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Polish, Czech, Slovene, Russian, Croatian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Sabinus, a Roman cognomen meaning "Sabine" in Latin. The Sabines were an ancient people who lived in central Italy, their lands eventually taken over by the Romans after several wars... [more]
SANDA   f   Romanian, Croatian
Romanian and Croatian short form of ALEXANDRA.
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]
SANDU   m   Romanian
Short form of ALEXANDRU.
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]
SERAFIM   m   Russian, Romanian, Macedonian
Russian, Romanian and Macedonian form of Seraphinus (see SERAPHINA).
SERGHEI   m   Romanian
Romanian (Moldovan) form of SERGEY.
SERGIU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of SERGIUS.
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]
SILVIU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of SILVIUS.
SIMION   m   Romanian
Romanian form of SIMEON.
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]
SORIN   m   Romanian
Possibly derived from Romanian soare meaning "sun".
SORINA   f   Romanian
Feminine form of SORIN.
STAN (2)   m   Romanian
Probably a short form of STANISLAV.
ȘTEFAN   m   Romanian
Romanian form of STEPHEN.
ȘTEFANIA   f   Romanian
Romanian feminine form of STEPHEN.
STELA   f   Romanian
Derived from Latin stella meaning "star".
STELIAN   m   Romanian
Romanian form of STYLIANOS.
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]
TEODORA   f   Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Romanian, Polish, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian
Feminine form of Theodoros (see THEODORE).
TEREZA   f   Czech, Portuguese (Brazilian), Bulgarian, Romanian
Czech, Portuguese, Bulgarian and Romanian form of THERESA.
THEODOR   m   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Czech, Romanian
German form of THEODORE, as well as a Scandinavian, Czech and Romanian variant of TEODOR... [more]
TIBERIU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of TIBERIUS.
TIMOTEI   m   Bulgarian, Romanian
Bulgarian and Romanian form of TIMOTHY.
TRAIAN   m   Romanian
Romanian form of Traianus (see TRAJAN).
TUDOR (2)   m   Romanian
Variant of TEODOR.
VALENTINA   f   Italian, Russian, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian, Romanian, Spanish, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Valentinus (see VALENTINE (1)). A famous bearer was the Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova (1937-), who in 1963 became the first woman to visit space.
VALERIA   f   Italian, Spanish, Romanian, German, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of VALERIUS. This was the name of a 2nd-century Roman saint and martyr.
VALERIAN   m   History, Russian, Ukrainian, Georgian, Romanian
From the Roman cognomen Valerianus, which was itself derived from the Roman name VALERIUS. This was the name of a 3rd-century Roman emperor... [more]
VALERIU   m   Romanian
Romanian form of VALERIUS.
VALI   m   Romanian
Romanian diminutive of VALERIU or VALENTIN.
VASILE   m   Romanian
Romanian form of BASIL (1).
VASILICA   m & f   Romanian
Diminutive or feminine form of VASILE.
VEACESLAV   m   Romanian
Romanian (Moldovan) form of VÁCLAV.
VERA (1)   f   Russian, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, Hungarian, Romanian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
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.
VERONICA   f   English, Italian, Romanian, Late Roman
Latin alteration of BERENICE, the spelling influenced by the ecclesiastical Latin phrase vera icon meaning "true image"... [more]
VICTOR   m   English, French, Portuguese, Romanian, Dutch, Swedish, Late Roman
Roman name meaning "victor, conqueror" in Latin. It was common among early Christians, and was borne by several early saints and three popes. It was rare as an English name during the Middle Ages, but it was revived in the 19th century... [more]
VICTORIA   f   English, Spanish, Romanian, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Late Roman, Roman Mythology
Means "victory" in Latin, being borne by the Roman goddess of victory. It is also a feminine form of VICTORIUS. This name was borne by a 4th-century saint and martyr from North Africa... [more]
VIOREL   m   Romanian
Derived from Romanian viorea meaning "bluebell".
VIORICA   f   Romanian
Derived from Romanian viorea meaning "bluebell".
VIRGIL   m   English, Romanian
From the Roman family name Vergilius which is of unknown meaning. This name was borne by the 1st-century BC Roman poet Publius Vergilius Maro, commonly called Virgil, who was the writer of the 'Aeneid'... [more]
VIRGILIU   m   Romanian
Romanian variant of VIRGIL.
VIRGINIA   f   English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish, Romanian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of the Roman family name Verginius or Virginius which is of unknown meaning, but long associated with Latin virgo "maid, virgin"... [more]
VLAD   m   Russian, Romanian, Medieval Slavic
Old short form of Slavic names beginning with the element vladeti meaning "rule". Vlad Dracula, a 15th-century prince of Wallachia, was Bram Stoker's inspiration for the name of his vampire, Count Dracula.
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