Hungarian Submitted Names
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ALINKA f Hungarian
Originally a diminutive of Alina
, now occasionally used as a given name in its own right.
ANADA f Hungarian
Artistic version of Anna
, created by Hungarian author Lajos Zilahi as his 1928 novels' main character.
APOR m Hungarian (Rare), Medieval Hungarian
Apor was a Hungarian tribal chieftain, who, according to the 'Illuminated Chronicle', led a campaign against the Byzantine Empire in 959. He was the ancestor of the gens Apor.
ÁRNIKA f Hungarian
Directly taken from Hungarian árnika
"arnica, leopard's bane".
ÁRVÁCSKA f Hungarian
Means "pansy" in Hungarian. This was used by the Hungarian author Zsigmond Móricz for his 1940 novel of the same name.
AVARKA f Hungarian (Modern)
New coinage of debated origin and meaning. Theories include a derivation from Hungarian avar
"fallen leaves on the ground".
BARANGÓ m Hungarian
Etymology uncertain, perhaps from barangoló
BÁTOR m Hungarian (Rare)
Originally it derives from a Turkish word and it means "warlord". Nowadays it is associated with Hungarian word "bride".
BÍBOR f Hungarian (Rare)
Ancient Hungarian name, it originally meant "flax tissue", but nowadays it is associated with Hungarian word "purple". Its more popular diminutive is Bíborka
BOGÁT m Hungarian (Rare)
Old Hungarian name of possibly Slavic origin which is said to mean "rich, wealthy". In Western Hungary, this is a byname of Saint Julian
BOLDA f Hungarian
19th-century coinage derived from Hungarian boldog
"happy, joyous, cheerful".
BONC m Hungarian (Archaic)
Possibly derives from Hungarian boncol
meaning "to autopsy", itself derived from bont
"to demolish" and szol
a frequentative suffix.
BONIFÁCIA f Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak feminine form of Boniface
. In Hungarian history, this name was borne by Erzsébet Bonifácia (born and died 1399), the short-lived daughter of Jadwiga I, Queen of Poland (sister of Mária/Marija I, Queen of Hungary and Croatia) and Vladislavas Jogaila, Grand Duke of Lithuania (later Władysław II Jagiełło, King of Poland); the princess was named for her godfather Pope Boniface IX.
BORISKA f Hungarian
Allegedly originally a diminutive of Borbála
(via the variant diminutives Bori
), now used as a given name in its own right.
BORSIKA f Hungarian
Derived from Hungarian bors
"pepper" and borsikafű
BULCSÚ m Hungarian
Hungarian male name of uncertain meaning. Bulcsú (or Vérbulcsú) (died 10 August 955) was a Hungarian chieftain, one of the military leaders of prince Taksony
of Hungary, a descendant of Árpád
CSÁT m Hungarian
Etymology uncertain, perhaps from csata
DALIDA f Biblical Greek, Croatian, Czech, Dutch (Rare), Georgian (Rare), Russian, Slovak, Ukrainian, Hungarian
Greek form of Delilah
(as it first appeared in the Septuagint), which has also spread to Georgia and Slavic countries such as Russia, due to the influence of the Eastern Orthodox Church in these countries... [more]
EMMUSKA f Hungarian
Diminutive of Emma
. The novelist Baroness Emma "Emmuska" Orczy (1865-1947) wrote The Scarlet Pimpernel
FEHÉRA f Hungarian
Old Hungarian name derived from Hungarian fehér
"white, fair", originally given in reference to the color of fair hair or fair skin.