Submitted Names Starting with F

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Short form of Fábio.
FAAKOm & fDagbani
Means "mercy" in Dagbani.
Short form of Stefaan and Fanuël.
An old Somali name, not to be confused with the Arabic name Farah.
FABIf & mVarious, Portuguese
Portuguese masculine short form of Fabio and Fabiano.... [more]
Catalan form of Fabianus (see Fabian).
Dutch form of Fabianus (see Fabian).
Feminine form of Fabian.
FABIBmJudeo-Catalan (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Either an adaption of Ḥabīb or else of Hebrew Habib.
Diminutive of Fabio or Fabiano.
Dutch form of Fabienne.
FABIETTEfFrench (African, Rare)
Feminine diminutive of Fabien.
FABIJANAfCroatian, Slovene
Croatian and Slovene feminine form of Fabian.
FABIJEmBosnian, Croatian
Bosnian and Croatian form of Fabius.
Lithuanian form of Fabiola.
Lithuanian form of Fabianus (see Fabian).
FABIYmBulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Fabius.
FABIYAfBulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian and Russian form of Fabia.
FABLEm & fEnglish
Derived from the word for a succinct story, in prose or verse, that features animals, plants, inanimate objects, or forces of nature which are given human qualities, and that illustrates a moral lesson.... [more]
FABRICImCatalan, Occitan
Catalan and Occitan form of Fabricius (see Fabrice).
FABRICIANAfLate Roman, Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Feminine form of Fabricianus. In modern times, this name is used primarily in Brazil.
FABRICIANOmSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Fabricianus.
Roman cognomen which was derived from Fabricius.
Polish form of Fabricius (see Fabrice).
FABULINUSmRoman Mythology
The god who invoked the first instance of articulate speech, whose name derives form fari, "to speak"; cf. fabula.
FACEBOOKfEgyptian (Modern, Rare)
Inspired by the impact social media played in the #Jan25 revolution in Cairo's Tahrir Square, an Egyptian man reportedly named his firstborn daughter "Facebook."
Facino is derived from Latin and an abbreviation of the Italian name Bonifacio, known to mean, "Doer of Good Deeds."
Catalan form of Facundus.
Uncommon Spanish name which is derived ultimately from the Latin fācundus, meaning "eloquent".
Derived from Latin facundus meaning "fluent, eloquent, talkative". Known bearers of this name include Saint Facundus (3rd century AD) and Christian author Facundus of Hermiane (6th century AD).
Variant of Fadl.
FADELAfArabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Maghrebi variant of Fadila (chiefly Algerian).
Meaning"God's Crown"
FADHILAfIndonesian, Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic فَضِيل (faḍīl) meaning "excellent, virtuous".
FADHILAHf & mIndonesian, Malay
Variant transcription of Fadhila, also used as a masculine name.
FADHIRmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Faðir.
FADILAHf & mIndonesian, Malay
Variant transcription of Fadila or Fadil.
Variant transcription of Fadia.
Variant of Fadhma used in Morocco.
FADRImRomansh (Rare)
Romansh form of Frederick that originated in the Engadine valley.
Feminine form of Fadri.
Somali variant of Fatimah.
Somali form of Fatima.
Variant transcription of Fadi.
make happy/ please
FADZILAHf & mMalay
Malay form of Fadhila and Fadhil.
Means "one who brings happiness" in Shona.
FÆITRmAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse byname derived from feitr meaning "fat". The weak form Feiti is found in West Scandinavia. Fet is found as a byname in Sweden; Anglo-Scandinavian forms include Feiz, Fez, Foit.
FAELmSpanish, Portuguese
Diminutive of Rafael.
FÆLVÆRAmOssetian Mythology
Possibly a combination of the names of the saints Florus and Laurus. Fælværa was the one-eyed protector of sheep. There is a festival of sheep-shearing honored after him in September. He is the enemy of Tutyr, lord of the wolves.
FAELYNNfEnglish (American, Modern, Rare)
Combination of Fae and the popular suffix -lynn.
FAENDALmPopular Culture (Rare)
The name of a wood elf millworker and archer in the video game The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
FAERYNm & fScottish, English
Feminine variant of Ferran.
From Japanese 花 (fa) meaning "flower" combined with 花 (fa) meaning "flower". Other kanji combinations are possible.
FÁFNIRmAncient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Norse Mythology
Means "the embracer" in Old Norse. It is a name of a dragon in Nordic poetry.
FAGIMmJudeo-Provençal (Archaic), Judeo-Catalan (Archaic), Medieval Jewish
Possibly a Judeo-Catalan or Judeo-Provençal vernacular form of Hayyim, reflecting the local pronunciation in medieval Occitania.
FAGINmLiterature, Popular Culture
Transferred use of the surname Fagin.
FAGUNf & mIndian
Fagun is a month in the solar Hindu calendar, Tirhuta Panchang, followed by the Maithili community of India and Nepal, corresponding to February–March.
Means "panther" in Arabic.
Means "leopard" in Arabic.
FAHARfArabic, Muslim
This Muslim name means "joy and happiness".
FAHARIm & fSwahili
Means "fame, honour, splendour" in Swahili.
FAHEEMmUrdu, Indian (Muslim)
Urdu and Indian variant of Fahim.
FAHEYmEnglish (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Fahey.
Feminine form of Fahir.
Feminine form of Fahret.
Bosnian short form of Fahrudin.
Bosnian form of Fakhr al-din.
Means "benefit, advantage" in Hausa.
Modern transcription of Phaidon.
Diminutive of Faiga or Faigel.
Means 'falcon'... [more]
FAÍLENNfMedieval Irish
Derived from Old Irish faílenn "seagull", ultimately from Proto-Celtic *wēlannā.
FAINf & mEnglish
Means happiness, and pleased.
FAINCHEfIrish (Rare), Irish Mythology
Derived from Irish fuinche meaning "scald-crow" or "black fox". It occurs in Irish myth as the name of the daughter of Dáire Derg and mother of the three Fothads by a warrior called Mac Nia... [more]
FAINT-NOTf & mEnglish (Puritan)
Referring to Galatians 6:9, "And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not."
Means "surpassing, excellent" in Hausa.
A character from the novel The Journey to the Forest of Temptation by George Harpen.
FAIRFAXm & fEnglish
Transferred use of the surname Fairfax.
FAIRLIGHTfEnglish (Rare), Literature
A transferred use of the surname Fairlight used as far back as the 1800's in England and the States.
FAIRUZAHfMalaysian (Rare), Indonesian (Rare)
Rare Malaysian and Indonesian variant of Firuzeh.
From the English word fairy, referring to the mythical creature, ultimately derived from the Roman mythological name Fata, "fate". (Compare: Fay)
Variant transcription of Faysal.
Derived from the Latin name Vitalis, meaning "full of life". It came into use in Eastern Europe at the beginning of the 16th century.
Combination of Faith and Anne.
FAITHFULm & fEnglish (Archaic), English (Puritan), Literature, Nigerian
Virtue name meaning "loyal" or "having faith (in God)" that has been in use since the 16th century, initally mostly for boys, later also for girls.... [more]
Diminutive of Faith.
Diminutive of Faith.
FAITHLYNNfEnglish (Modern, Rare)
Elaboration of Faith using the popular name suffix lyn.
FAITH-MY-JOYfEnglish (Puritan)
Referring to the joy of faith in God. Also, derived from the Purefoy motto, 'Pure Foi ma Joi' meaning "pure faith is my joy."
Diminutive of Faith.
Variant transcription of Faiz.
FAÏZAfArabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Faiza influenced by French orthography.
Means "victorious" in Hausa.
Feminine form of Faiz.
Means "successful" in Arabic.
Very traditional turkish name
Combination of Faiz and Allah.
FAJARm & fIndonesian, Malay
Derived from Arabic فَجْر (fajr) meaning "dawn, daybreak". In Indonesia, it is exclusively a masculine name, while it is primarily masculine and occasionally feminine in Malaysia.
Variant of Fajer.
FAJERmSwedish (Rare)
Rare Swedish dialectal form of Fader.
Means "pride of the religion (Islam)" in Arabic.
FAKHREDDINEmArabic (Maghrebi)
Variant of Fakhr al-Din (chiefly Maghrebi).
Means "proud" in Arabic.
Means "crow" in Choctaw. From the Choctaw fala 'a crow'.
Name - Falahi फलही... [more]
FALAKf & mUrdu, Punjabi, Indian
Perhaps derived from Sanskrit फलक (phalak) meaning "panel, board, canvas" or "slab, face" or from Persian فلک (falak) meaning "sky, heavens".
FALAKAfSanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Malayalam, Kannada
Name - Falaka ( फलका)... [more]
Name - Falakini ( Phalakini) फलकिनी... [more]
FALALAfWestern African, Fula
Means "born into abundance" in Fula.
FALALEImRussian (Archaic)
Variant transcription of Falaley.
FALALEYmRussian (Archaic), Literature
Russian form of Thalelaeus. In literature, Falaley is the name of a house serf boy in the 1859 novel "The Village of Stepanchikovo and its Inhabitants" written by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881).
Usage- Sanskrit, Indian, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali, Sinhala, Hindi, Sikh, Buddhist, Bengali ... [more]
Italian form of Phalaris.
FALBALAfLiterature, Popular Culture
Worn by a beautiful blond-haired girl in The Adventures of Asterix a series of French comics
FALCAOmSpanish (Latin American, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Falcão.
FALCOmGerman, German (Austrian)
Derived from Old High German falko "hawk; falcon".... [more]
From the bird "Falcon" Falco
FALCONAfMedieval Spanish
Derived from Old High German falco "falcon".
FALCONERmEnglish (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Falconer.
FALEmSwedish (Rare), Ancient Scandinavian
Originally Fardhe, a short form of Farthegn meaning "traveller".
Variant form of Valentijn. Often perceived to be a modern spelling, but it is actually a variation that was already seen in medieval times.
FALENTINmNorwegian (Rare)
Norwegian dialectal variant of Fartein and Valentin.
MEANING : reddish, ... [more]
Name -Falgvi Phalgvi फल्ग्वी... [more]
Diminutive of Rafael.
MEANING : : to obtain fruit or reward. Here फली means reward, fruit + भू means obtaining... [more]
Feminine form of Faliero.
Greenlandic younger form of Falîtalik.
Name - Falik फलिक... [more]
Name - Falika फलिका... [more]
Variant form of Chwalimir.
FALINmSpanish (Latin American, Rare)
The Latin name Falin a masculine variant of the name Feline which is a Latin name meaning "cat-like". Falin literally translates to "Secret", or more commonly "My Secret".
FALINmIndian, Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Nepali, Tamil
"Bearing fruits" ;"fruitful"... [more]
FALINEfLiterature, Popular Culture
Used by Disney and Austrian author Felix Salten for a female roe deer in his novel 'Bambi' (1923).
Name - Falish Faleesh फलीश... [more]
Name - Falisha (Faleesha ) फलीशा... [more]
FALITmIndian, Sanskrit, Hinduism, Punjabi, Hindi, Bengali, Nepali, Gujarati
MEANING : bearing or yielding fruits, successful, having an iron point (as an arrow ), a tree, producing consequences, developed... [more]
The name of the evil tomboy in Poul Anderson's novel "The Valor of Cappen Vara".... [more]
FALLOUmWestern African, French (African)
This name is of Senegalese origin.
FALLOWmAmerican (Rare, Archaic)
Transferred use of the surname Fallow.
FALLYfEnglish, African
Diminutive of Eliphal.
Variant of Valmai.
Diminutive of Rafael.
FALOTTEfFrench (Archaic)
Local name of uncertain origin and meaning found in the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region up until the late 1600s.
FALRmAncient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from either falr ("pipe, tube") or fela ("to hide"). This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
Norwegian dialectal variant of Falentin.
Icelandic form of Falr.
FALYAfIndonesian (Rare)
Possibly from Sanskrit फल्य (phalya) meaning “bud, flower”.
Variant of Fallon.
FANf & mChinese
Means "mortal" in Chinese.
Diminutive of Frañsez.
FANCHEfMedieval Irish (Anglicized)
Form of Fainche. Saint Fanchea, sister of Saint Enda of Aran, is also known as Fanche.
FANCHEAfIrish (Latinized)
Latinized form of Fainche. This was the name of a 6th-century Irish saint who founded the convent at Rossory.
FANCHONfFrench, Louisiana Creole
Diminutive of Françoise. Borne by two mistresses of Louis, the Great Dauphin: Françoise 'Fanchon' Pitel (1662–1721), actress; and Françoise 'Fanchon' Moreau (1668-after 1743), operatic soprano... [more]
FANDORmCaribbean (Rare)
Rare French-Caribbean name.
FANDRALmPopular Culture
Fandral the Dashing is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. He is a charter member of the Warriors Three, a trio of Asgardian adventurers.
Diminutive of Ștefan.
French elaboration of Fanny, which is used as a diminutive of both Stéphanie and Françoise in French.
FANENDOmNigerian, African American (Rare)
Famous bearer of this name is Fanendo Adi, who is a Nigerian footballer who plays as a striker for American club, Portland Timbers.
FANGANf & mChinese (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Fang and An (1).
Meaning "Fragrant flower".
This name is made up 芳 (Fang) meaning "Beautiful, Virtuous, Fragrance" or 方 (Fang) meaning "Square, Direction, Way, Region, Locality, Involution, Power, At the time when, Just", plus 清 (Qing) meaning "Clear, Clean, Distinct, Quiet, the Dynasty, Thoroughly, Completely", or 青 (Qing) meaning "Green, Blue, Young"... [more]
FANHm & fZhuang
Means "gem" in Zhuang.
FANIfCroatian, Slovene
Croatian and Slovene phonetic spelling of Fanny.
FANIAfMedieval Italian, Italian
Short form of names that end in -fania, such as Stefania and Epifania.
Greek short form of Theofanis.
Masculine form of Fannborg.
Icelandic name with the combination of fönn "snowdrift" and borg "stronghold, fortification, castle".
Combination of the Old Norse name elements fǫnn "snow; snowdrift" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
FANNEYfIcelandic, Danish (Rare), Swedish (Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements fǫnn "snow; snowdrift" and ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
Icelandic name with the combination of fönn 'snowdrift' and geirr 'spear'.
Icelandic name with the combination of fǫnn "snowdrift" and laug possibly meaning "betrothed woman".
FANNURmBashkir, Tatar
The first element of this name is derived from either the Arabic noun فن (fann) meaning "art, skill" (compare Irfan) or the Persian noun فن (fann) meaning "science, knowledge, learning"... [more]
FANNYmAmerican (Archaic)
18th-century diminutive of Nathaniel.
FANNÝfIcelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Fanny as well as an Icelandic combination of the Old Norse name elements fǫnn "snow, snowdrift" and "new moon, waxing moon" or nýr "new; young; fresh".
FANOMACOmItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Phanomachus.
Arabic word for Lantern. Given to girls in Ethiopia referring to their big bright eyes.
FANOSTRATOmItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Phanostratus.
FANOURIAfGreek (Rare)
Feminine form of Fanourios, which is the modern Greek form of Phanourios.
Modern Greek spelling of Phanourios.
FANOURISmGreek (Rare)
Variant form of Fanourios. A known bearer of this name is the Greek soccer player Fanouris Goundoulakis (b. 1983).
FÄNTAfSwedish (Rare, Archaic)
Swedish (dialect) fänta meaning "little girl".
FANTASIAfEnglish (American, Modern, Rare)
Directly taken from the Italian word for "fantasy".... [more]
FANTEmMedieval Italian
Short form of Belfante, Bonfante and other given names that end in -fante.... [more]
FANTINAfItalian (Rare)
Feminine form of Fantino.
FANTINOmMedieval Italian, Sicilian
Diminutive of Fante, as -ino is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.... [more]
Dutch main form of Phanuel.
FANURmBashkir, Tatar (Rare)
Variant form or spelling of Fannur.
FANURIEmRomanian (Rare)
Romanian form of Phanourios via its latinized form Phanurius.
FANÚRIOmPortuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Portuguese form of Phanourios via its latinized form Phanurius.
FANURIOmItalian (Archaic), Spanish (Archaic)
Italian and Spanish form of Phanourios via its latinized form Phanurius.
FANURIYmRussian (Rare)
Russian form of Phanourios via its latinized form Phanurius.
FANYAm & fRussian
Diminutive of Agafangel and Francis.
From the Spanish Estafania, brought to Eastern Europe by the Jews expelled from Spain during the Spanish Inquisition.
From Zulu umfanyana, abafanyana meaning "little boy".
Derived from Irish Gaelic faol "wolf" (compare Faolán) and tighearna "lord" or "mistress" (compare Tighearnach). This is the name of an obscure Irish saint commemorated on 17 March, whose sex is forgotten, being recorded inconsistently... [more]
Derived from Irish faol "wolf" and tighearna "lady". This was "the name of an Irish virgin saint whose feast-day was 17 March".
FAOUZImArabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Fawzi.
FAOUZIAfArabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi transcription of Fawziyya (chiefly Tunisian and Moroccan).
FAQUANmAfrican American
An African American variant of the Vietnamese name, Quan meaning army.... [more]
Variant transcription of Farah.
FARAfSicilian, Neapolitan, Tuscan
Short form of various, now obsolete, Germanic names that contained the element -fara-, for example Burgundofara. This name is predominantly found in Sicily, Naples and, to a lesser degree, Tuscany reflecting the local veneration of Saint Fara.
Means "screwpine" (also called pandanus; a type of plant and fruit) in Tahitian.
FARABERTmAncient Germanic, History
Derived from Langobardic fara "family, line, kind" or Gothic faran "to travel" combined with Old High German beraht "bright." Farabert was King of the Franks in the 2nd century AD.
FARAGILDfAncient Germanic
Derived from Langobardic fara "family, line, kind" or Gothic faran "to travel" combined with Gothic gild "sacrifice."
FARAGISmAncient Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name is derived from Langobardic fara "family, line, kind" or from Gothic faran "to travel." The meaning and origin of the second element is rather uncertain: we know that it comes from gis (the original form was possibly gîs), but we don't exactly know where gis itself comes from... [more]
FARAGONDAfPopular Culture
Headmistress Faragonda is the Headmistress of Alfea College for Fairies, of which she was once a student herself. She played a major role in helping Bloom to discover her past and her true powers... [more]
FARAHILDfAncient Germanic
Derived from Langobardic fara "family, line, kind" or Gothic faran "to travel" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
FARAHNAZf & mPersian
Derived from Arabic فَرَح (faraḥ) meaning "happiness, gladness, joy" combined with Persian ناز (nâz) meaning "delight, comfort".
FARAJAf & mSwahili
Means "consolation, comfort" in Swahili.
FARAMANmAncient Germanic
Derived from Langobardic fara "family, line, kind" or Gothic faran "to travel" combined with man "man."
FARAMARZmPersian, Persian Mythology
A notable bearer is the Iranian hero in the Shahnameh (Book of Kings).
Meaning uncertain. Probably "sufficient jewel" from the Sindarin far meaning "sufficient, adequate" and mir meaning "jewel, precious thing." In J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Lord of the Rings', Faramir was the son of Denethor, brother of Boromir, and eventual husband of Eowyn.
Italian form of Faramund.
FARANGISfPersian, Persian Mythology
This is the name of a female character in the 11th-century Persian epic the 'Shahnameh'. Farangis is the wife of Siavash and mother of Kay Khosrow.
Means "butterfly" in Arabic.
FARAWALDmAncient Germanic
Derived from Langobardic fara "family, line, kind" or Gothic faran "to travel" combined with Gothic valdan "to reign."
FARAZmUrdu, Persian
Derived from Persian فراز (farâz) meaning "ascent, height, elevation".
FÁRBAUTImNorse Mythology
Old Norse for "cruel or dangerous striker" or "lightening". In Norse mythology, Fárbauti was the ruler of the Jötunn (Norse: ice giants) and their domain, Jötunheimr. He was the consort of Laufey or Nal and father of the Norse god of primordial chaos and destruction, Loki... [more]
FARBIǪRNmAncient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements fara "to go", "to move", "to travel" and bjǫrn "bear".
FARBIORNmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Farbiǫrn.
FARBODmAncient Persian, Persian
The name refers to an ancient Persian figure known to be the keeper or protector of the glory.