Submitted Names Starting with U

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From Japanese 羽 (u) meaning "feather".
Means "little lamb" in Irish.
Means "rain from heaven" or "heavenly rain" in Hawaiian.
UALENTINmRussian, Old Church Slavic
Russian form of Valentinus via its hellenized (ancient Greek) form Oualentinos. Also compare the Russian name Valentin, which is directly derived from Valentinus.
UALERIANmRussian, Old Church Slavic
Russian form of Valerianus via its hellenized (ancient Greek) form Oualerianos. Also compare the Russian name Valerian, which is directly derived from Valerianus.
UALERIYmRussian, Old Church Slavic
Russian form of Valerius via its hellenized (ancient Greek) form Oualerios. Also compare the Russian name Valeriy, which is directly derived from Valerius.
UALLACHfMedieval Irish
Derived from Irish uall meaning "pride". Uallach ingen Muinechain (died 934) was an Irish woman poet and Chief Ollam of Ireland.
UALTARmIrish (Rare)
Irish form of Walter.
UARKHAGmOssetian Mythology
Means "like a wolf" in Ossetian, derived from Scythian varka "wolf". His name comes from the fact that wolves were seen as a totemic symbol to the Ossetian people. This is the name of the ancestor of the Narts in the Ossetian Nart epic... [more]
UASTYRDZHImOssetian Mythology
From an Ossetian form of the name George. In Ossetian mythology, this is the name of a patron god and the father of Satanaya. He is considered the patron of the present-day North Ossetia-Alania... [more]
UATHACHfIrish Mythology
From Irish úathach meaning "terrible, dreadful". In Irish legend she was the daughter of Scáthach and fellow teacher at her school for warriors.
UATSILLAmOssetian Mythology
From the name of Saint Elijah of the Bible. Uatsilla was the God of rain, lightning, and thunder, and the protector of the harvest. If one was struck by lightning, they were considered to be chosen by this God, and if they survived, they would receive a sheep sacrifice in their honor... [more]
Abkhaz form of Ivan.
Means "he who serves god" in Arabic.
Means "refusing humiliation" in Arabic.
UBAIDmMedieval Arabic (Moorish)
Means "servant" in Arabic. The name of several companions of the prophet Muhammad.
Diminutive of Ubaldo.
UBALDOmSpanish, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian form of Hugbald.
UBALDUCCIOmMedieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Ubaldo, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
From the Serbian feminine form of убав (ubav) meaning "beautiful, gorgeous, delightful".
Means "flower" or "blossom" in Somali.
UBBEmOld Swedish, Danish, Swedish
Old Swedish and modern form of Ubbi or a Pet form of Urban.
UBBImAncient Scandinavian, Old Danish, Icelandic
Old Norse byname and first name which might be derived from UlfR or from Old Norse úfr (Proto-Norse *ūƀ-) meaning "unfriendly".
Diminutive of Uberto.
UBERTUCCIOmMedieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Uberto, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
UBIRATÃmPortuguese, Native American, Tupi
Means "strong spear" in Tupi, from übü'ra á'tã.
UBULmHungarian (Rare)
Old Hungarian form of Hugbald.
UCmMedieval Occitan
Medieval Occitan form of Hugh.
An obscure biblical name possibly derived from Hebrew יָכֹל (yachol) meaning "to be able, have power". It is mentioned only in Proverbs 30:1 (, in which it is apparently the name of a person to whom Agur's words are addressed... [more]
Means "clover" in Turkish.
UCHEf & mIgbo
Means "Wisdom", "Common Sense" or "Will" in Igbo. May be used on its own, or as a suffix to longer given names e.g Uchechi (God's will), Ucheoma (Good thought), Uchenna (The father's will).
UCHECHUKWUm & fIgbo, African
Based on the IGBO belief in a Supreme deity, Chukwu whose decision or will is final in the determination of human fate or destiny. It is a combination of two words of the Igbo (IBO), language, UCHE (WISH,WILL,THOUGHT) and CHUKWU (GOD)... [more]
Aragonese form of Eugenius.
UCHENNAm & fIgbo
Of unknown meaning.... [more]
UCHImAfrican, Literature
Uchi is of African-Igbo origin. Uchi is a derivative of the African and Igbo Uchechi. This is the name of Uchi Akimbo, a character in the "Harry Potter" series written by J.K. Rowling.
UCHOfRomani (Caló)
Means "dew" in Caló.
UDmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Oddr.
UDAfBasque (Rare)
From Basque uda "summer".
Probably a feminine form of Udo; cf. other feminine forms Uta, Ute, and Oda. These names are all ultimately from the Germanic element aud meaning "wealth, riches" or, by extension, "fortune, prosperity" (cf... [more]
Basque boy name meaning "The spring season"
UDARAfBasque (Rare)
Means "summer" in Basque.
UDAYmArabic, Indian
Means "to rise, ascend". The city of Udaipur in western India was founded by the Maharana Udai Singh II in 1559. More recently this name was borne by Indian dancer and choreographer Uday Shankar (1900-1977), who popularized Indian dance in the western world in the 1930s, and Uday Hussein (1964-2003), a son of Saddam Hussein.
UDDmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Oddr.
UDDEmOld Swedish, Swedish
Swedish form of Oddr.
UDDERmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Oddr and Old Danish form of Otr.
UDDHAVmSanskrit, Indian, Nepali
Means "friend of Lord Krishna" in Sanskrit.
Meaning uncertain; possibly an Icelandic form of Oddr.
UDDOLFmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Uddulfr.
UDDULFRmAncient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse oddr "point of a weapon" and ulfr "wolf".
UDDVARRmAncient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements oddr "spear" and varr "attentive".
Meaning unknown, most likely of Arabic origin. This is the name of the protagonist of the North African fairy tale "Udea and her Seven Brothers".
UDELfYiddish (Anglicized)
Either from the German Adel meaning "noble" or from Hodel a diminutive of Hudes. Udel (1720-1787), the righteous daughter of the Ba'al Shem Tov, was a historical bearer of this name.
UDELAfLow German, German (Modern, Rare)
Udela is a variant of the given name Odilia. It was borne by the first recorded prioress of the Hohenholte monastry in 1230
Means "prosperous, wealthy", from the Germanic root ot.
Yew-tree valley.
UDICHIfIndian, Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Bengali, Punjabi, Marathi
"North" ; "northern quarter "... [more]
Means "Father's Peace" in Igbo.
Means "Mother's Peace" in Igbo.
The name means serenity, quietness. It's derived from the deity god of river, Uduma mmiri. A deity believed to be responsible for maintaining stillness of the waters in ohafia community in Igbo race.
From Hungarian üdvöske meaning "mascot".
UDZUKIf & mJapanese (Rare)
This rarely used name can be used as 卯月 (unisex), 宇月 or 右月 (both feminine) with 卯 (bou, mou, u) meaning "east, sign of the hare/rabbit (4th sign of the Chinese zodiac)", 宇 (u) meaning "eaves, heaven, house, roof", 右 (u, yuu, migi) meaning "right" and 月 (gatsu, getsu, tsuki) meaning "month, moon."... [more]
Short form of Samuel used in Northern Ireland.
In Ezra 10:34 : "Of the sons of Bani; Maadai, Amram, and Uel."
This name combines 右 (u, yuu, migi) meaning "right" with 衛 (ei, e) meaning "defense, protection" or エ/ヱ, phonetic characters resembling e/we, and 門 (mon, kado, to) meaning "gate."... [more]
UENDIf & mAlbanian (Modern)
Albanian adopted form of Wendy, occassionally given to boys.
UESLImAlbanian (Modern)
Albanian adopted form of Wesley.
ÚFEIGRmAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of ú "un-" (negative prefix) and feigr "fey", "doomed to die" or from Old Norse úfeigr "not fey, not doomed to die, one who will live a long life".
Aragonese form of Euphemia.
UFFERTmWest Frisian
Variant form of Offert.
ÜFFESmPopular Culture
This name started as a joke about the mispronounciation of the foreign name Yves by some people in Germany. Due to the proliferation of the joke, it has become a nickname for Yves.
Derived from Uzbek ufor meaning "musk". It is also the name of a kind of dance melody.
Latvian modification of germanic Hugo
UGANDAf & mAfrican American (Rare)
From the name of the African country.
Variant of Ugbad.
The meaning is a "Bouquet of Roses". It is a new name, people used it as a very advanced language term of the meaning.
Greenlandic form of Åge.
Jèrriais form of Eugénie.
UGGmPopular Culture
A character in Q*bert.
UGGEmOld Swedish
Old Swedish form of Uggi.
UGGRmAncient Scandinavian
From Old Norse uggr meaning "fear, apprehension".
UGHTREDmEnglish (Rare)
From the Old English name Uhtræd, composed of the elements uht "dawn" and ræd "counsel, advice".
UGHURmAzerbaijani (Rare)
Azerbaijani variant transcription of Uğur.
UGLAfIcelandic (Modern)
Directly taken from Old Norse ugla "owl".
Derived from ugalj, the word for "coal", meaning "black as coal". Uglješa Mrnjavčević was a Serbian medieval nobleman of the Mrnjavčević family during the Serbian Empire.
Uglúk was the captain of Saruman's Uruk-hai who attacked the Fellowship at Amon Hen and captured Merry and Pippin.
UGLUSPEGILLmIcelandic (Modern, Rare)
Literally means "owl mirror", derived from Icelandic ugla "owl" combined with spegill "mirror, looking glass".... [more]
UGMILĖfLithuanian (Modern, Rare)
Possibly a variant form of Ugnilė.
UGOm & fIgbo
It means "Eagle". Other forms are Ugochukwu or Ugochi meaning "Eagle of God", and Ugonna meaning "Eagle of the Father".
"glory, eagle of God"
Igbo land, Eastern Nigeria
An old Hungarian name of Slavic origin, possibly meaning "jump." There was also a county of the Kingdom of Hungary called Ugocsa County, which is today part of Romania.
French form of Ugolino. This was the name of a character in the French film 'Jean de Florette' (1986).
Feminine form of Ugolino.
UGOLINOmMedieval Italian
Diminutive of Ugolo, as -ino is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix. So, in other words, this name is a double diminutive of Ugo.... [more]
UGOLOmMedieval Italian
Diminutive of Ugo, as -olo is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
Meaning "eagle of the father" or "father's glory" in Igbo.
UGOTTOmMedieval Italian
Diminutive of Ugo, as -otto is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.
UGRINmSerbian (Rare)
An ethnonym meaning "Hungarian".
UGRINKAfSerbian (Rare)
Feminine form of Ugrin.
UGUCCIOmMedieval Italian
Medieval Italian diminutive of Ugo, as -uccio is an Italian masculine diminutive suffix.... [more]
Meaning unknown.
UGYENm & fTibetan, Bhutanese
Derived from ཨོ་རྒྱན (o rgyan), the Tibetan name for the medieval Indian state of Oddiyana, which was significant due to its role in the development of Vajrayana Buddhism.
Sami form of Ukko.
Original form of Ughtred, from the Old English elements uht "dawn" and ræd "advice, counsel".
UHURAfPopular Culture
Uhura is the Star Trek version of "Uhuro," which means "freedom" in Swahili. Gene Roddenberry is the creator of this name.
Means "freedom" in Swahili.
From Sino-Korean 佑 "help, protect, bless" and 赫 "bright, radiant, glowing".
From Japanese 愛 (u) meaning "love, affection" combined with 衣 (i) meaning "clothes". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Means "heavenly beauty" from Hawaiian uʻi "youthful beauty" and lani "heaven, sky". It was popular in Hawaii from 1940-1969.
Russian phonetic rendering of the English name Wilfred.... [more]
UILKEmWest Frisian
Variant form of Oelke via its variant form Ulke. This particular form is strictly masculine in West Frisia. Also, this name should not be confused with Dutch uilke (although uiltje is much more common) meaning "little owl".... [more]
UILLEACHANmScottish Gaelic
A diminutive of Uilleam.
Means "shell, bivalve" in Greenlandic.
Younger form of Uiloĸ.
Combination of Uiloĸ and the suffix -nnguaq meaning "sweet, dear".
Greenlandic younger form of Uilúnguaĸ.
UILYAMmRussian, Belarusian, Ukrainian, Turkish
Russian, Belarusian, Ukrainian and Turkish form of William (following phonetic rendering of the English pronunciation).
Meaning unknown.
From "uinua" which is one word for sleeping in Finnish.
Russian phonetic rendering of the English name Winfred.... [more]
Contracted form of the Tahitian phrase te manu ri'i 'uini rau maruao meaning "small birds chirping at dawn".
Younger form of Uínaĸ.
UIRAm & fTahitian
Contracted form of the Tahitian phrase 'anapa te uira i te 'iriātai meaning "lighting flashing across the horizon".
Means "light of the universe".
UJARANZAfRomani (Caló)
Derived from ujarar, which means "to hope" in Caló. Ujaranza is the Caló equivalent of Esperanza. Caló is a language spoken by Andalusian Romani.
Greenlandic combination of Ujarak and -tsiaκ "beautiful, precious".
UJJALmIndian, Bengali, Punjabi (Rare)
From Sanskrit उज्ज्वल (ujjval) meaning "bright, radiant".
NAME: Ujjan उज्जन्... [more]
MEANING : victorious, to win. It was the name of an city ... [more]
MEANING : victorious, to win. It was the name of an city ... [more]
MEANING : victorious, truimphant ... [more]
MEANING : victorious ... [more]
MEANING : truimphant, name of one of 7 Maruts... [more]
MEANING : victorious ... [more]
Means "wolf" in Albanian.
From Albanian ujk meaning "wolf".
Variant of Ujkan.
Greenlandic younger form of Ujuãna.
Greenlandic younger form of Ujuât.
Greenlandic form of Johanna.
Greenlandic form of Johan.
Greenlandic younger form of Ujúko.
Greenlandic form of Jochum.
Variant of Ujarak.
From Japanese 羽 (u) meaning "feathers" combined with 唄 (ka) meaning "song". Other kanji combinations are possible.
ÚKAĸf & mGreenlandic
Means "the space in front of the platform" in Greenlandic.
UKALEĸm & fGreenlandic
From Greenlandic ukaleq meaning "hare, polar hare".
Means "young hare" in Greenlandic.
Greenlandic younger form of Ukaliaĸ.
Younger form of Ukalîna.
Greenlandic name with the combination of Ukaleĸ and suffix -na.
UKALIUSEm & fGreenlandic
Meaning unknown.
UKALIUSIm & fGreenlandic
Younger form of Ukaliuse.
Chuvash form of Agatha.
Means "the favourite space in front of the platform" in Greenlandic.
North Albnaia
Aramaic form of Jacob.
God's Blessing/ Igbo Origin
Chuvash form of Evfimiya.
Chuvash form of Afanasiy.
UKIAHf & mEnglish (American, Rare)
From the surname “Ukiah”.
From Japanese 右 (u) meaning "right", 喜 (ki) meaning "rejoice" combined with 絵 (e) meaning "picture, painting, drawing, sketch". This name can also be composed of other kanji combinations.
? ; Ukitake Ishida is a character in the 2nd worlds most popular manga ' Bleach ' by Tite Kubo .
UKKAQf & mGreenlandic
Younger form of Úkaĸ.
Greenlandic form of Hugo.
Estonian form of Ukko.
From Japanese 宇 (u) meaning "eaves" combined with 古 (ko) meaning "the past; ancient times". Other kanji combinations are possible.
UKONm & fJapanese
This name is used as 右近 with 右 (u, yuu, migi) meaning "right" and 近 (kin, kon, chika.i) meaning "akin, early, near, tantamount."... [more]
UKRImFinnish (Rare)
A diminutive of Ukko, a god in finnish mythology.
Bestowed on children born by a fire.
UKSÁHKKÁfSami, Sami Mythology
Means "door goddess", from Sami uksa "door" and áhkká "wife, woman, mother". In Sami mythology Uksáhkká lived under the door sill and protected the home against all evil. She watched over children during their first year, especially when they learned to walk.
UKUmEstonian, Baltic Mythology
Estonian counterpart to Finnish Ukko, the god of thunder; sometimes related to the scandinavian god Odin.
"Ukume" means "sound of rain in water/ river" in nigerian
UKYŌm & fJapanese
This name can be used as 右京, 右恭, 侑京, 宇京, 宇郷, 宇恭, 宇響, 羽京, 羽恭 or 羽響 with 右 (u, yuu, migi) meaning "right", 侑 (u, yuu, susu.meru, tasu.keru) meaning "urge to eat", 宇 (u) meaning "eaves, heaven, house, roof", 羽 (u, ha, hane, wa) meaning "feathers", 京 (kyou, kin, kei, miyako) meaning "capital", 恭 (kyou, uyauya.shii) meaning "respect, reverent", 郷 (kyou, gou, sato) meaning "district, home town, native place, village" and 響 (kyou, hibi.ku) meaning "echo, resound, ring, sound, vibrate."... [more]
Derived from Ūla, which is the name of a river in Dzūkija National Park (located near the villages of Marcinkonys and Merkinė) in southern Lithuania. In turn, the river derives its name from the Baltic root aul-, which comes from Proto-Indo-European *aulo-s or *h₂eulos meaning "tube, pipe"... [more]
ULAAJUKm & fGreenlandic
Means "the shapely, well-built one" in Greenlandic.
Greenlandic name with the combination of Ulaavi and suffix -rsuaq "big, great".
Greenlandic younger form of Ûlâve.
ULADÍSLAOmSpanish (Latin American)
Apparently an Hispanicized form of Vladislav. Uladislao Augier (1826-1908) was an Argentine politician.
Belarusian form of Vladislav.
Variant of Olafs.
Possibly from Latin ululare "to wail" or lumen "light". This was the title character of Edgar Allen Poe's poem 'Ulalume' (1847).
ULANm & fTagalog
Means "rain" in Tagalog.
Means "red" in Kalmyk.
ULANmKazakh, Kyrgyz
Derived from Kazakh ұл (ul) or Kyrgyz уул (uul) meaning "son, boy".
Feminine form of Ulan.
From Kyrgyz улар (ular) meaning "snowcock (a type of bird)”.
Variant of Ülo.
Greenlandic form of Ulrik.
Greenlandic form of Ulrika.
Chuvash form of Vladimir.
Greenlandic form of Ólafr.
Greenlandic form of Olaf.
ULAYmPopular Culture
photographer Frank Uwe Laysiepen, AKA Ulay, a pseudonym that combines the initial of his name with the first syllable of his surname,is known for performance arts
ULBOBEKfKazakh (Rare)
Means "baby boy" from Kazakh ұл (ul) "son, boy" and бөбек (böbek) "baby, newborn". This name was traditionally given to girls when her family was expecting a boy in hopes that the next child of the family would be male.
Means "let it be a son", derived from Kazakh ұл (ul) meaning "boy, son" combined with болсын (bolsyn) meaning "let it be". This name was traditionally given to girls when her family was expecting a boy in hopes that the next child of the family would be male.
Latvian form of Ulric.
ULDUZf & mAzerbaijani
Means "star" in Azerbaijani.
Greenlandic form of Ole.
ULEmWest Frisian (Rare)
Variant form of Oele.
ULEBmOld Church Slavic, Russian (Rare, Archaic)
Old Novgorod dialect form of Olaf.
Chuvash form of Leontiy.
Feminine form of Úlfur.
ÚLFARNAfAncient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements ulfr "wolf" and ǫrn "eagle".
ULFARRmAncient Scandinavian
Variant form of UlfgæiRR and a combination of ulfr "wolf" and herr "army".
ULFATfUrdu (Rare), Indian (Muslim, Rare), Bengali (Rare)
Means "harmony, intimacy" from Arabic أَلَّفَ (ʾallafa) meaning "to unite, join, combine".
ÚLFDÍSfAncient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from Old Norse úlfr "wolf" combined with Old Norse dís "goddess, priestess".
ÚLFEYfIcelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic combination of ulfr "wolf" and ey "island".
ULFGÆIRRmAncient Scandinavian
Combination of ulfr "wolf" and geirr "spear".
ÚLFGEIRRmAncient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse úlfr "wolf" combined with Old Norse geirr "spear".
ULFHARDmMedieval German, Medieval Scandinavian
Variant form of Wulfhard and in some cases also of Odalfrid. For the latter, also compare the Frisian cognates Olfert and Ulfert.
Icelandic younger form of Ulfheðinn.
ULFHEÐINNmAncient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements ulfr "wolf" and heðinn "jacket of fur or skin".
ULFIATmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Wluiet.
ULFINmArthurian Romance
An ancient British name which means "little wolf". Most well known in the Arthurian legends of Geoffrey Monmouth, where Sir Ulfin plays a role in Merlin's plot for King Arthur to be born.
ULFKÆLLmAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse short form of Ulfkætill.
ULFKÆTILLmAncient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements ulfr "wolf" and ketill "cauldron hat, helmet".
ÚLFKELLmAncient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic variant of Ulfkæll.
ÚLFKETILLmAncient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse úlfr "wolf" combined with Old Norse kettil "kettle, cauldron" (see also Kettil).
ULFKILmOld Danish
Old Danish form of Ulfkæll.
ULFLIÚTRmAncient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements ulfr "wolf" and -ljótr "shining, bright".
Icelandic younger form of Úlfliótr.
ULFRICmEnglish (Rare), Popular Culture
Derived from the Germanic elements wulf "wolf" and rik "power; ruler".... [more]
ULFRIKmOld Danish, Old Swedish
Old Danish and Old Swedish form of UlfríkR.
ULFRÍKRmAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of ulfr "wolf" and ríkr "mighty, distinguished, rich".
Icelandic combination of ulfr "wolf" and tívar "gods".
Icelandic form of Úlfr.
ÚLFVIÐRmAncient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse úlfr "wolf" combined with Old Norse viðr "tree".
ÜLGENmOld Turkic Language
Ülgen is a Turkic and Mongolian creator-deity, usually distinct from Tengri but sometimes identified with him in the same manner as Helios and Apollo. His name is from Old Turkic bay, "rich", and ülgen, "magnificent"... [more]
ULIf & mGerman
Short form of Ulrike or Ulrich or other names beginning in Ul-.
ULIm & fHawaiian
Masculine form of Uliuli and short form
Spanish variant of Ulysses.
Greenlandic form of Olina.
ULINKAfGerman (Modern, Rare)
The name Ulinka is probably derived from Ulrike via the short form Uli.
Means "blue" in Hawaiian
Means "gallant", "noble", "proud", and/oe "valiant".
ULKEm & fWest Frisian (Rare), North Frisian (Rare)
West Frisian variant form of Oelke and North Frisian cognate of Oelke, although it should be noted that it is strictly masculine in North Frisia.
ÜLKERf & mTurkish
Name referring to the Pleiades.
ULLAmAncient Hebrew
An Asherite mentioned in 1 Chronicles 7:39 in the Bible.
Sami form of Ulla.
ULLABELLAfSwedish (Rare)
Combination of Ulla and Bella.
ULLABETHfSwedish (Rare)
Rare combination of Ulla and Elisabeth.
Combination of Ulla and Britt.