Popular Culture Submitted Names

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AANG   m   Popular Culture
Coined name apparently meant to be derived from Chinese 安 (ān) meaning "calm, peaceful, tranquil" combined with 昂 (áng) "to rise, to lift, to raise". This is the name of the main protagonist of the animated series, 'Avatar: The Last Airbender'.
AATXE   m   Basque Mythology, Popular Culture
Means "calf" or more specifically, "young bull" in Basque. In Basque mythology, Aatxe is either the androgynous deity Mari embodied as a young cow or bull, or a lesser shapeshifting spirit that takes the form of a bull and occasionally a human; the latter emerges at night, especially in stormy weather, from his cave dwelling in the Basque mountains.
ABALAM   m   Popular Culture
Name of a demon featured in the 2010 film 'The Last Exorcism'
ABILEYZA   f   Spanish, Popular Culture
Spanish pronunciation for Abhilasha.
ABRAXAS   m   Egyptian Mythology, Gnosticism, Popular Culture
From a word thought to have originated with the Gnostics or the Egyptians, found on many amulets during the last years of the Roman Empire. Abraxas was used by the Basilideans, a Gnostic sect of the 2nd century, to refer to the Supreme Being or god whom they worshipped; they believed it to be a name of power because it contained the seven Greek letters which, computed numerically, equal the number 365 (the number of days in the year)... [more]
ABSOL   m & f   Popular Culture
This is the name of a fictional creature in the Pokémon franchise, first introduced in Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire.
ABSOLEM   m   Popular Culture
Variation of Absolom.
ABSOLUM   m   Popular Culture (Modern)
Variant form of Absalom. Stage name of French psytrance artist Christophe Drouillet
ADALIDA   f   English (Rare), Italian (Rare, Archaic), Spanish (Rare, Archaic), Popular Culture
Contracted form of Adelaida used in the George Strait country song Adalida (1995).
ADIA   f   Swahili, Igede, Popular Culture (Modern, Rare)
Swahili: Derived from adia "(valuable) gift" and from Hausa adia "gift".... [more]
ADORABEEZLE   f   Popular Culture
A character in Wreck-It Ralph.
ADRIC   m   Popular Culture
Adric is a fictional character played by Matthew Waterhouse in the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who.... [more]
AELA   f   Popular Culture, French (Rare), German (Rare)
Character from the Elder Scrolls.
AENEA   f   Roman Mythology, Popular Culture
Possibly from the Latin aenea meaning "bronze" or "copper", or possibly created as a feminine form of Aeneas. The name of a character in the science-fiction writer Dan Simmons' Hyperion series.
ÆON   f   Popular Culture
Used by animator Peter Chung for his character Æon Flux, from the name of a type of spirit being in Gnosticism, an emanation from the Godhead, ultimately from a Proto-Indo-European base meaning "vital force, life, long life, eternity".... [more]
AERIS   f   Popular Culture, English
Variant of Aerith, due to translation confusion (from Aerith Gainsborough, a protagonist in game studio Square Enix's 'Final Fantasy' game series).... [more]
AERITH   f   Popular Culture
Aerith is often referred to as Aeris due to the translation issues, however Aerith is the current canon spelling of the character's name. Aerith Gainsborough, Earisu Geinzubūru in the original Japanese, is a protagonist in game studio Square Enix's popular video game series 'Final Fantasy'... [more]
AERYN   f   Popular Culture
Aeryn is one of the female aliens on the show Farscape.
AGÐAR   m   Popular Culture
Supposedly a masculine form of Agða. The King of Ardendelle in the Disney movie 'Frozen' supposedly bears this name, though this has not been confirmed by the filmmakers.
AHRI   f   Popular Culture
A character in the video game 'League of Legends'.
AHSOKA   f   Popular Culture
Ahsoka Tano is Anakin Skywalker's Apprentice in Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
AITHUSA   f   Greek Mythology, Popular Culture
In Greek mythology Aethusa is the daughter of Poseidon and Alcyone, and lover of Apollo with whom she had Eleuther. ... [more]
AKAME   f   Popular Culture (Rare)
literally "red eye" ... [more]
AKATOSH   m   Popular Culture
In the popular video game series 'The Elder Scrolls', Akatosh is the chief deity of the Nine Divines (the pantheon of gods in the game). He is generally considered to be the first of the Gods to form in the Beginning Place; after his establishment, other spirits found the process of being easier and the various pantheons of the world emerged... [more]
AKUMA   f & m   Popular Culture
In Japanese akuma means "devil" or "demon". This is the name of one of the antagonists in the fighting-game series 'Street Fighter', by game developer Capcom. In the original Japanese game his name is Gouki.
ALABAMA   f   English (American, Rare), Popular Culture
From the Choctaw word albah amo meaning "Thicket-clearers" or "plant-cutters", from albah, "(medicinal) plants", and amo, "to clear," a name the Choctaw gave to encompass their people... [more]
ALAMEDA   f   Spanish, Portuguese, English, Popular Culture
From the Spanish and Portuguese word referring to "an avenue lined with trees", from the Spanish and Portuguese álamo 'poplar'.... [more]
ALBEL   m   Popular Culture
Given name of the character Albel Nox from Star Ocean III: Till the End of Time
ALDUIN   m   English, French, Popular Culture
English and French form of Aldwin. Alduin was a king of the Lombards in the 6th century AD.... [more]
ALEERA   f   Popular Culture
The name of a character in the Van Helsing franchise.
ALESANA   f   Popular Culture, Spanish (Latin American)
In the case of the rock band Alesana, it was inspired by the name of Aliceanna Street in Baltimore, Maryland, where two of the group's founding members once lived. Aliceanna itself is a combination of Alice and Anna.... [more]
ALEXSTRASZA   f   Popular Culture
This is the name of Alexstrasza, a name of a dragon in the massively multiplayer online role-playing game 'World of Warcraft' (created in 2004).
ALEXX   f & m   Popular Culture
Variant of Alex. Fictional character in CSI: Miami and notable bearer guitarist Alexx Calise.
ALFARATA   f   Popular Culture
The name of a fictive native American girl in the song 'The Blue Juanita' by Marion Dix Sullivan (1844).
ALINTA   f   Indigenous Australian, Popular Culture
This name means "fire" and is thought to originate from a South Australian language. Alinta was the name of one of the main characters in the 1981 SBS television mini-series Women of the Sun which portrayed the lives of four Indigenous women in Australian society from 1820 to 1980.
ALLURA   f   Popular Culture
Apparently based on the English word allure. This was the name of a princess in the 1980s anime television show 'Voltron'.
ALOMA   f   Popular Culture, Theatre
A pseudo-Hawaiian name invented by LeRoy Clemens and John B. Hymer for the title character of their 1925 Broadway play Aloma of the South Seas, which was twice adapted to film, in 1926 and again in 1941... [more]
ALONNA   f   Popular Culture (Modern)
Variant of Alannah. Character on Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
ALORRA   f   Popular Culture
Variant of Elora. Character in World of Warcraft.
ALOUETTE   f   English, Popular Culture
From the French word for skylark, a small bird. It is also the name of a popular French Canadian children's song about plucking the feathers off a skylark.
ALPHYS   f   Popular Culture
This is the name of a character in the RPG Undertale. Alphys is an anagram of "shy pal"; this could be where her name came from.... [more]
ALTAIRA   f   English (Modern, Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
The name of a character in the classic 1956 science fiction film, Forbidden Planet. Altaira Morbius was the daughter of the scientist and space voyager Dr. Edward Morbius. The name Altaira is derived from Altair, the brightest star in the constellation of the Eagle (Aquila).
ALTALUNE   f   Popular Culture
Possibly a variant of Altaluna. ... [more]
ALUCARD   m   Popular Culture
The name Dracula spelled backwards. Though regularly featured in (animated) films, notably 'Son of Dracula' (1943), it is perhaps best known in more recent times from Kouta Hirano's 'Hellsing' manga and the 'Castlevania' video games.
ALYN   m   Popular Culture, Literature
Character in Game of Thrones.
AMANDLA   m & f   Popular Culture (?), African
Xhosa and Zulu word meaning "power". Mandla, which is derived from "amandla", is also a common first name in South Africa. Amandla Stenberg is an American teen actress, and her mother chose the name after being inspired by Miles Davis' 1989 album "Amandla".
AMAQJUAQ   m   Inuit, Popular Culture
Inuit name meaning "the strong one". Character in 'Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner.'
AMBROSINUS   m   Literature, Popular Culture
This is the latinized name of Merlin in the novel "The Last Legion" written by Valerio Massimo Manfredi (b. 1943), but also in the 2007 film based on the book. In the novel, his full name is Meridius Ambrosinus (while his original Gaelic name is Myrddin Emrys), but he is usually referred to as simply Ambrosinus.
AMMY   f   Popular Culture
A nickname for Amethyst, Amber, Amity,or any female name starting with 'Am'. It has also been commonly used as a nickname for Amaterasu, one protagonist of the popular video game 'Okami'.
AMORA   f   English, Spanish, Popular Culture
Meaning, "love."
AMRYNN   f   English (Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
A modern invention, likely based off similar Camryn. A minor character in the Witcher game series bears the name, though in her case, it is likely based off the amaranth flower (see Amaranth).
ANCK-SU-NAMUN   f   Popular Culture
A variant of ANKHESENAMUN used in the film series The Mummy.
ANDELINA   f   Popular Culture
Feminization of Andrew, as used for Andelina Darling-Walsh on The Andy Griffith Show.
ANDROSS   m   Popular Culture
This is the name of a boss character in the Star Fox games.
ANGELEE   f   Popular Culture
Combination of Angel and Lee.
ANIARA   f   Popular Culture, Swedish
From Greek ἀνιαρός (aniaros) meaning "sad, despairing". The name was invented by Harry Edmund Martinson for the space ship in his poem of science fiction "Aniara: en revy om människan i tid och rum" in 1956.
ANIREH   f   Popular Culture
A character in The Elder Scrolls Online.
ANJI   f   English, Popular Culture
May also be a variation of Angie.... [more]
ANTIMONY   f   Popular Culture
Used by Tom Siddell for his character Antimony Carver, the protagonist of his science-fantasy webcomic 'Gunnerkrigg Court' (2005-). The character's name is from that of a chemical element, which is of obscure origin... [more]
ANYANKA   f   Popular Culture
Name of vengeance demon, Anyanka 'Anya' Jenkins, from popular TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
APPLE   f   Popular Culture (Modern), English (Modern, Rare)
Derived from Middle English appel, ultimately from Old English aeppel "apple". Coined as a forename by Gwyneth Paltrow for her daughter.
AQUAMARINE   f   English, Popular Culture
Color between green and blue; also the name of a mermaid in the movie Aquamarine... [more]
AQUATA   f   Popular Culture
One of the princesses in Disney's "The Little Mermaid." The name probably comes from aqua, water.
ARAGOG   m   Popular Culture
From J K Rowling's Harry Potter series, Aragog is the name of the giant spider that lives in the Forbidden Forest. He fears basilisks and is a great friend of Rubeus Hagrid, who rescued him when he was a child and cared for him... [more]
ARANZA   f   Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Popular Culture
Possibly a Spanish form of Basque Arantza.
ARCEE   f   Popular Culture
Arcee is the name of several fictional characters in the Transformers franchise. They are female Autobots, usually pink or blue in color.
ARCHERINA   f   Popular Culture (Rare)
Feminine form of Archer. A popular bearer was the character in the television series Power Rangers Zeo.
ARDATH   f   Biblical, Popular Culture, Literature
From the name of a field mentioned briefly in the Old Testament Apocrypha, the meaning of which is uncertain. It may relate to Akkadian ardatû "maiden". A literary bearer was American author Ardath Mayhar (1930-2012)... [more]
ARDWEN   f   Popular Culture, English
The name of a priestess in the computer game The Elder Scrolls.
ARGINE   f   Popular Culture, French (Rare)
Argine is the name of the Queen of Clubs on French playing cards. While the names on other cards are recognisable figures from history or mythology, Argine is more obscure, it is explained as an anagram of the Latin word regina "queen".
ARIETTA   f   Popular Culture (Rare)
Either a diminutive of Aria, or from the major antagonist and God-General in Tales of the Abyss. Given after the musical term for a small song, from the Italian word "arietta."
ARIODANTE   m   Popular Culture
Possibly a combination of Italian aria "air, melody, tune" (which ultimately comes from Latin aer "air") with the name Dante. This is the name of the main character in George Frideric Handel's opera seria "Ariodante", which was based on the epic poem "Orlando furioso" written by Ludovico Ariosto.
ARION   m   Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology, Popular Culture
In Greek mythology, Arion is the name of a divine immortal talking horse, who is the son of the gods Poseidon and Demeter. In real life, this name was borne by a Greek singer and poet of Methymna on Lesbos, skilled at the cithara and inventor of the dithyramb... [more]
ARISU   f   Japanese, Popular Culture
This name can be used as 有珠, 有寿 or 有澄 with 有 (yuu, u, a.ru, ari) meaning "possess, have, exist, happen, occur, approx", 珠 (shu, tama, su) meaning "pearl, gem, jewel", 寿 (shuu, ju, su, kotobuki, kotobu.ku, kotoho.gu) meaning "congratulations, longevity, one's natural life" and 澄 (chou, su.mu, su.masu, -su.masu) meaning "lucidity, be clear, clear, clarify, settle, strain, look grave."... [more]
ARIZONA   f   American (Rare), Popular Culture
Etymology of Arizona is still debated, they may include:... [more]
ARLETTY   f   French, Popular Culture
Derived from Arlette.
ARMISTICE   f   Popular Culture, American (Rare)
Armistice is a female character in the HBO series Westworld.... [more]
ARMITAGE   m   English (Rare), Popular Culture
from the English surname Armitage
ARN   m   Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Popular Culture
Derived from Old Norse ǫrn "eagle". It can also be a short form of Arne or other names beginning with Arn-.... [more]
ARNIM   m   German, Popular Culture
German name that first surfaced in the late 1800s. It was originally taken from the name of the town of Arnim near Berlin, later inspired by the surname of poet Bettina von Arnim and finally (mis)understood as a variant of Armin... [more]
ARSHTAT   f   Persian Mythology, Popular Culture
Older, Avestan form of Ashtad, derived from the Avestan word for "justice". In Zoroastrianism, Arshtat was a Yazata (angel) who personified justice and rectitude.... [more]
ARTHAS   m   Popular Culture (?)
The name of a character from the online game 'World of Warcraft'. It is obviously derived from the name Arthus.
ARVILLA   f   English (Rare), Popular Culture
Unknown, possibly related to Arvel. In the 2007 film "Bonneville" Jessica Lange played Arvilla Holden, a widow on a road trip to deliver her late husband's ashes to California.
ARYLL   f   Popular Culture
The yonger sister of Link, the hero, in The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker. Possibly created as a feminine variant of ERROL, or a contracted variant of ARIEL.
ASAHD   m   Popular Culture
Means "lion" in Arabic.
ASGORE   m   Popular Culture
The name of a character from the RPG game ''Undertale''. In the game Asgore is the powerful king of the monsters, who plans to use seven human souls in order to destroy the barrier that imprisons all monsters underground.
ASHE   f & m   English, Popular Culture
Variant of Ash. ... [more]
ASHITAKA   m & f   Popular Culture, Japanese (Rare)
This name combines 明日 (ashita) meaning "tomorrow" {from 明 (mei, myou, min, a.kari, aka.rui, aka.rumu, aka.ramu, aki.raka, a.keru, -a.ke, a.ku, a.kuru, a.kasu) meaning "bright, light" and 日 (jitsu, nichi, -ka, hi, -bi) meaning "day, Japan, sun"} with 香 (kyou, kou, ka, kao.ri, kao.ru) meaning "incense, perfume, smell", 可 (ka, kou, -be.ki, -be.shi) meaning "can, do not, mustn't, passable, should not" or 嘉 (ka, yoi, yomi.suru) meaning "applaud, esteem, praise."... [more]
ASHRAH   f   Popular Culture
Means 'ten' in Arabic. This is the name of a Mortal Kombat character.
ASMODINA   f   Popular Culture
A feminine form of Asmodeus.... [more]
ASRIEL   m   Popular Culture
This is the name of a character in the RPG Undertale. The name Asriel has several possible meanings or origins.... [more]
ASSOL   f   Russian, Popular Culture, Literature
From the book Scarlet Sails written in 1923 by Alexander Grin, but more famous as a 1961 motion picture. It is either based on Russian "А соль?" (a sol?) - "Is salt?", or Spanish "el sol" - "the sun"... [more]
ASTERIX   m   Literature, Popular Culture
Derived from Greek asteriskos "little star", through its latinized form asteriscus. In literature, this is the name of the hero from Frenchmen René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo's comic book series of the same name... [more]
ATKA   m   Popular Culture
Place name derived from the Aleut language.
ATOM   m & f   Popular Culture
In the case of film director Atom Egoyan (1960-), it is taken from atom bomb (from Greek atomos meaning "uncut, unhewn; indivisible", derived from Greek α, a negative prefix, combined with tomos "a cutting", from temnein "to cut"), given to him by his Armenian-Egyptian parents to mark the completion of Egypt's first nuclear reactor.
ATOMIC   m   Popular Culture
Atomic Zagnut is the name of "Patch" Adam's son.
AUDIO   m   Popular Culture
From the English word "audio" meaning "of or relating to audible sound" or "of or relating to the broadcasting or reproduction of sound, especially high-fidelity reproduction". From the Latin audiō 'hear, listen'.... [more]
AUGELLO   f & m   Popular Culture
Transferred use of the surname Augello.
AULT   m   Literature, Popular Culture
'Christy'
AVACYN   f   Popular Culture (Rare)
A character from the trading card game, Magic: The Gathering
AVENANT   m   Popular Culture
Derived from the French surname, Avenant was the name of the main antagonist in the 1946 French film La Belle et la Bête (Beauty and the Beast). In the 1991 Disney movie, Avenant was replaced by the character Gaston.
AXONN   m   Popular Culture
Axonn was once an arbitrator long before the coming of the Toa, but later pledged to protect the Kanohi Ignika. (From the series BIONICLE by Greg Farshtey)
AZULA   f   Popular Culture, Spanish (Modern, Rare)
Fictional name meant to be derived from Portuguese, Galician, and Spanish azul meaning "blue" (of Persian origin). This is the name of a main antagonist in the television series 'Avatar: The Last Airbender'.
AZULON   m   Popular Culture
Creative name meant to be the original masculine form of Azula, from which that name is derived. Fire Lord Azulon is a character in the American television show Avatar: The Last Airbender.
BABALU   f   Popular Culture
Contraction of Barbara Lou.
BABE   f & m   Popular Culture, English (Rare)
Simply from the English word babe. A famous nickname bearer was the baseball player George Herman "Babe" Ruth, Jr. (1895-1948). It can also be a diminutive of Barbara, as in the case of American socialite Babe Paley (1915-1978)... [more]
BAELFIRE   m   Popular Culture
Used on a character in the fairytale drama series Once Upon A Time.
BAKURA   m   Popular Culture
"Thunderbolt".
BALIAN   m   Medieval French, French (Modern, Rare), German (Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
Meaning uncertain. This is most known for being the name of Balian of Ibelin (c. 1140-1193), a lord of the Crusader state of Jerusalem.... [more]
BALLINA   f   Popular Culture
Combination of "ball" and the popular suffix -ina. On the cartoon 'Rugrats' this is the name that Angelica gives to her imaginary twin sister. It also coincides with the name of towns in Ireland and Australia, though the towns' names originates from a different source.
BALOO   m   Popular Culture
Baloo is a main fictional character featured in Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book from 1894 and The Second Jungle Book from 1895.
BALTO   m   Popular Culture
Meaning is unknown. It is possibly related to BALDO, which means "bold, brave", or VALTO, which means "to rule with greatness". ... [more]
BAM   m   Popular Culture, English (Modern, Rare)
Possibly a diminutive for any name starting with the letter B. Also an onomatopoeia word suggesting the sound of a "loud thud". ... [more]
BANON   m   Popular Culture
Banon is one of the characters in the role playing game "Final Fantasy VI".
BAPHOMET   m   Judeo-Christian Legend, Popular Culture
Probably from a medieval corruption of Mahomet. This appears in the Inquisition of the Knights Templar as the name of an alleged Muslim or pagan idol. In the 19th century it became associated with a Western occult symbol drawn by Eliphas Lévi, a "Sabbatic Goat" image depicting a demonic horned god.
BARBARELLA   f   Popular Culture
Likely influenced by the name Barbara. The name of the main character in the Barbarella comic book.
BARTON   m   English, Popular Culture
Derived from the English surname Barton. In popular culture, Barton Fink is the name of a playwright in the 1991 film "Barton Fink".
BARTY   m   English (Rare), Popular Culture
Diminutive of Bartholomew and other Bart- names.
BASTILA   f   Popular Culture
Fictional character from the hit movie "STAR WARS".
BATMAN   m   Popular Culture
Batman is the superhero name of billionaire Bruce Wayne, of DC's Batman line of comics. He is a regular man who, upon the murder of his parents as a child, decided to use his money to become a vigilante hero and bring justice to his corrupt hometown of Gotham... [more]
BAYMAX   m   Popular Culture
Baymax is the deuteragonist of Disney's 2014 animated feature film, Big Hero 6. He is a healthcare robot and member of the superhero team known as Big Hero 6.... [more]
BEAUTY   f   English, Popular Culture, South African
From the English word "beauty", ultimately derived from Latin bellus, "beautiful".... [more]
BELLDANDY   f   Popular Culture
Variant of Verdandi, representing an Anglicization of the name's Japanese transcription. This is the name of a major character in the manga series "Oh My Goddess!"
BELTHAZOR   m   Popular Culture
Likely a variation of Balthazar, used in the TV show Charmed.
BELVEDERE   m   Popular Culture
Means "a fair sight" from Italian bello "beautiful" and vedere "a view, sight". It first appears as a given name in United States historical records (for both Northern and Southern states) in the early 19th century — along with its feminine variant, Belva... [more]
BENJEN   m   Popular Culture, Literature
A character in the Game of Thrones universe, Benjen Stark.
BENTINA   f   Swedish, Popular Culture
Variant form of Bentine.
BERLIOZ   m   Popular Culture
Character in Disney's Aristocats.
BERŽAS   m   Lithuanian, Folklore, Popular Culture
Derived from the Lithuanian noun beržas meaning "birch tree". In Lithuanian folklore and popular culture, Beržas is the name of one of the three sons of the titular character of the folk tale Eglė žalčių karalienė, which translates to English as Eglė, the Queen of Serpents.
BEYONCÉ   f   Popular Culture, English (American, Modern, Rare)
English form of the French surname Beyincé.... [more]
BIMBETTE   f   Popular Culture
Character in Disney's Beauty and the Beast.
BIRDINA   f   Popular Culture
Name of a character in the 1955, MGM released 'The Glass Slipper,' their musical take on the famous Cinderalla story.
BISON   m   Popular Culture
A character in Street Fighter II.
BLADE   m   English, Popular Culture
From the traditionally English occupational surname for a cutler, from Middle English blade, meaning "cutting edge" or "sword." Also an English word of the same meaning.... [more]
BLANKET   m & f   Popular Culture
From the English word blanket. A famous bearer of this is Michael Jackson's son, whose nickname is Blanket Jackson.
BLAYLOCK   m   Popular Culture
From the book series Black Dagger Brotherhood by J. R. Ward
BLINX   m   Popular Culture
A phonetic rendering of the English word "blinks". Used by the eponymous feline main character of the Xbox game 'Blinx: The Time Sweeper".
BLOO   m   Popular Culture
A variant spelling of the English word "blue". A famous namesake is the character Blooregard Q. Kazoo (known as Bloo for short) who is one of the two main protagonists in the animated TV series Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends.
BLU   m   Popular Culture, English
A variant spelling of the English word "blue". A famous namesake is the character Tyler "Blu" Gunderson, the primary protagonist of the films Rio and Rio 2.... [more]
BLUEBELL   f   English, Popular Culture
From the name of the flower, used to some extent as a first name when flower names were in vogue at the end of the 19th century. Now rare in Britain, perhaps because it became a favourite name for a cow before numbers and code-names became the norm in farming circles... [more]
BOBA   m   Popular Culture
Boba Fett is a fictional character from space opera STAR WARS.... [more]
BOCEPHUS   m   English, Popular Culture
Likely a corruption of the Ancient Greek name Bucephalus. ... [more]
BOLIN   m   Popular Culture
An earthbending character from the TV series "The Legend of Korra" bears this name.
BOLT   m   Popular Culture
A character in Bolt.
BOMI   m   Popular Culture
The middle name of Freddie Mercury, whose given name was Farrokh Bomi Bulsara.
BOMONGA   m   Popular Culture
Bomonga was the Toa Hagah of Earth before he was mutated by Roodaka and became a Rahaga. Just recently, he, along with the other Rahaga, have been transformed back into their original Toa Hagah forms... [more]
BON   m   English (Australian), Popular Culture
Given in honour of AC/DC rock star "Bon" Scott, who was born Ronald Scott. His nickname was given to him at school, to differentiate him from another Ronald in his class. As he had recently emigrated from Scotland to Australia, he was named Bon, a reference to "Bonnie Scotland".
BONO   m   Croatian, Popular Culture
Croatian form of Bonus.... [more]
BOO   m   Popular Culture, Literature
Boo is one of the main characters of the game Cut the Rope 2. He is first seen in Underground location.... [more]
BOOMER   m   Popular Culture
Character in Disney's Fox and the Hound.
BORAT   m   Popular Culture
Possibly an invented name, perhaps based on Borut. This is the name of the titular character in the film 'Borat' (2006).
BORUTO   m   Popular Culture
The Japanese pronunciation of the English word bolt.... [more]
BOWIE   m   English, Popular Culture
From the traditionally Scottish and Irish surname, derived from a nickname from the Gaelic buidhe "yellow, fair-haired". Possibly an Anglicized form of Ó Buadhaigh meaning "descendant of Buadhach".... [more]
BRANCH   m   Popular Culture, English (American)
From the English word branch or transferred use of the surname with the same meaning.
BRANDINE   f   Popular Culture
Possibly a combination of Brandy and the popular suffix -ine. Brandine Spuckler is Cletus's wife on the American animated series The Simpsons.
BREEZIE   f   English (Rare), Popular Culture
This name may be derived from the word breezy.... [more]
BRICK   m   Popular Culture
Originally a nickname from the English word brick (having the slang meaning "a good fellow" from 1840). It was used for a character in Tennessee Williams' play 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' (1955).
BRINI   f   Popular Culture
Diminutive of Sabrina. An example is Sabrina "Brini" Maxwell, a fictional character.
BRONN   m   Literature, Popular Culture
Ser Bronn of the Blackwater is the name of a character from the Song of Ice and Fire books by GRR Martin and the TV show Game of Thrones based upon the former. ... [more]
BRÜNO   m   Popular Culture
Pseudo-German variant of Bruno used for the titular character of Sacha Baren Cohen's 2009 comedy film 'Brüno', about a flamboyantly gay Austrian fashion designer.... [more]
BUBBA   m   English, Popular Culture
From the nickname, a Southern U.S. corruption (nursery form?) of the word brother. This is a derogatory slang term meaning "Southern white hick", originally used in the Southern states to indicate "brother".
BUFORD   m   English, American (South), Louisiana Creole, Popular Culture
Transferred us of the surname Buford.
BUGS   m   Popular Culture
Bugs Bunny is an animated cartoon character, created by the staff of Leon Schlesinger Productions (later Warner Bros. Cartoons).
BUGSY   m   Popular Culture, English
From the English slang bugs, meaning "crazy". Typically given as a nickname.
BULMA   f   Popular Culture
Used as the name of a main character off Dragon Ball Z,it is a play on the word 'Bloomers'.
BUMBLEBEE   f   English, Popular Culture
The name of several fictional characters, including a Marvel comics superhero, Transformers character, and The Simpsons character.
BUMI   m   Popular Culture
The name of a character from Avatar: The Last Airbender and another character from the follow-up series, The Legend of Korra.
BUREIZU   f   Popular Culture
Japanese form of Blaze
BUU   m   Popular Culture
Buu was the most evil of all Dragon ball z villains. his name means "DESTROYER" in DBZ the true meaning im not sure of.
BUZZ   m   English, Popular Culture
A diminutive of unknown origin, likely given for any number of reasons. ... [more]
BYAKUYA   m   Popular Culture
Means "white night" or "arctic night" in Japanese. Also the name of a character in the popular Japanese comic book and cartoon series, "Bleach"
CABENGO   f   Popular Culture
The name of Virginia Kennedy given to her by her twin sister Grace (Poto) in their own private language.... [more]
CADANCE   f   Popular Culture (Modern)
Variant of Cadence. Name of a character from My Little Pony.
CADMIUM   f   Popular Culture (Rare)
Name of the character Cadmium Casson for the Casson Family Series. The name was most likely taken from that of the element cadmium, which comes from the Latin cadmia and Greek καδμεία meaning "calamine", a mixture of minerals containing cadmium... [more]
CAELDORI   f   Popular Culture
Most likely intended as an anagram of Cordelia. This name was first used as the name of a character in Fire Emblem: Fates. She resembles Cordelia, a character from the previous game, Fire Emblem: Awakening.
CAILLOU   m   Popular Culture
The French word caillou means "pebble", and by extension it can also mean "bald head". ... [more]
CALAFIA   f   Literature, Popular Culture
This name was apparently invented by Spanish writer Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo, who probably based it on califa, the Spanish form of Arabic khalifa, an Islamic title meaning "successor" (see Khalifa)... [more]
CALDONIA   f   English (Rare), Popular Culture
Possible variation of the name Caledonia.
CALEM   m   English (Rare), Popular Culture
Most likely a variant of Callum. This name was most notably used as the name of the male player character in the video games Pokemon X and Y.
CALUMON   m & f   Popular Culture
This is the name of a fictional character from the Japanese Digimon (Digital Monsters) media franchise. Calumon is unofficially the mascot of the anime television show Digimon Tamers (2001), the third animated series based on the Digimon franchise.... [more]
CANDLEHEAD   f   Popular Culture
A character in Wreck-It Ralph.
CAPRICA   f   American (Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
This name may be derived from Capricornus (see Capricorn). This is the name of a planet from the Battlestar Galactica franchise.
CAPTAIN   m   Popular Culture (Rare)
Captain Underpants. In book number five, in the comic book George and Harold made, his name was "Captain".
CARTMAN   m   Popular Culture
From the extremely explicit comedy TV series known as "South Park", the character Cartman is the main character of the show.
CASHINA   f   Popular Culture
Combination of "cash" and the popular suffix -ina. This is the name of a one-off character on the cartoon 'SpongeBob SquarePants' - Cashina is a stack of cash (actually a robot controlled by Plankton) whom Mr... [more]
CASSIEL   m   English (Latinized), Judeo-Christian Legend, Literature, Popular Culture
Means "speed of God" in Hebrew via El theophory in the Bible, which is the practice of embedding the name of a god or a deity in, usually, a proper name. Cassiel is the Latin name of an archangel in post-biblical Judeo-Christian religion, particularly that of the Kabbalah... [more]
CASSIM   m   Arabic, Popular Culture
Variation of Kasim.
CASSIMA   f   Popular Culture
This name was created for a character in King's Quest, a computer-based adventure game series developed by Sierra Entertainment.... [more]
CASTIEL   m   English, Judeo-Christian Legend, Popular Culture
Means "shield of God" in Hebrew via El theophory in the Bible, which is the practice of embedding the name of a god or a deity in, usually, a proper name. Castiel is sometimes considered a variant of Cassiel... [more]
CATANIA   f   Popular Culture
Derived from the Italian city of Catania and the Italian word katane meaning "grater". It is used for the character of Princess Catania in the movie Barbie: Mariposa and the Fairy Princess.
CATCHER   m   Popular Culture, English
From the verb catch.... [more]
CATTI-BRIE   f   Popular Culture, Literature
Catti-brie (spelled in later publications as "Cattie-brie") is a fictional character in the 'Forgotten Realms' setting, based on the Dungeons & Dragons RPG. She is the creation of American author R. A. Salvatore.
CELENA   f   English, Popular Culture
Variant of Celina or Selena.
CELES   f & m   Popular Culture, Spanish
Diminutive of Celestino and Celestina.
CERA   f   English, Popular Culture
Variant of Cara, Sara, or Kiara.... [more]
CHAKOTAY   m   Popular Culture
This is the name of the 1st officer in the tv series 'Star Trek: Voyager'.
CHARLENA   f   English, Popular Culture
Elaboration of Charlene.
CHARMING   m   Literature, Popular Culture
As in 'Prince Charming.' An example of this name would be in Shrek 2 & Shrek 3.
CHARMY   m   Popular Culture
From Charmy Bee, a Sonic the Hedgehog character.
CHEETARA   f   Popular Culture
Cheetara is a character in the cartoon series "Thundercats". The name reflects the fact that she is a humanoid cheetah.
CHELL   f   English, Popular Culture
Variant of Chelle... [more]
CHEVELLE   f & m   Popular Culture (Rare)
Invented by American car manufacturer Chevrolet in 1964 for a new mid-sized automobile. Chevelle is a combination of Chev-, the first part of the company name, and the suffix -elle. American alternative metal band Chevelle took their name from the car... [more]
CHEWBACCA   m   Popular Culture
This was the name of the Wookiee who was a warrior, smuggler and co-pilot of Han Solo's starship, which is the Millennium Falcon in the 'Star Wars' movies. He was known as Chewie by his friends.
CHIANA   f   Dutch (Rare), English (American, Rare), Popular Culture
Meaning and origin uncertain. It might possibly be an invented name, in which case it might (for example) consist of an Asian name element (such as Japanese chi meaning "wisdom, intellect") and the name Ana... [more]
CHIBI   f & m   Popular Culture (Rare)
Chibi means "Small". This often refers to a character who is drawn cutely with a small body.
CHIBIUSA   f   Popular Culture
Usagi/Sailor Moon and Mamoru/Tuxedo Mask's daughter from Sailor Moon, an extremely popular magical girl themed manga. Chibi means "small, little" and usa is abbreviation of usagi meaning "rabbit".
CHICHARITO   m   Popular Culture
Meaning "little pea" in Spanish.... [more]
CHINO   m   Spanish, English, Italian, Popular Culture
This was the name of a character in the musical "West Side Story".... [more]
CHITOGE   f   Popular Culture
From Japanese 千 (chi) meaning "thousand" combined with 棘 (toge) meaning "thorn". ... [more]
CHOCOLA   f & m   Popular Culture
Chocola is the romanization of the French word 'chocolat' which means "chocolate". ... [more]
CHOCOLAT   f   Popular Culture
'Chocolat' means "chocolate" in French.... [more]
CHROM   m   Popular Culture
Possibly derived from Greek chroma meaning "color". This is the name of one of the protagonists of the video game Fire Emblem: Awakening.
CHROME   m & f   Popular Culture (Rare)
Used in several books and novels.
CILAN   m   Popular Culture
Shortened form of cilantro, the name of a herb also known as coriander. This name is borne by a character from the Pokemon games, most notable for being featured as one of Ash's traveling companions in the anime.
CINDER   m & f   Popular Culture
Named from the volcanic material. A notable fictional use of the name is the fire character from the video game series Killer Instinct.... [more]
CIRNO   f   Popular Culture, English
The name is based on the English word "chill." A notable character with the name is Cirno, an ice fairy from the Touhou Project.
CLARABELLA   f   Popular Culture
Elaboration of Claribel combining the names Clara and Bella.
CLAUDY   f   Popular Culture
Diminutive of Claudia.
CLEAR   f & m   Popular Culture
Word name used in the movie Final destintation.
CLOPIN   m   Literature, Popular Culture
Means "stumbler" in French. This was the first name of a character from Victor Hugo's novel, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" (also known as "Notre Dame de Paris"). Clopin Trouillefou was considered the king of truants by the Parisian gypsies.
CLOUD   m & f   English, Popular Culture
Derived from the English word cloud. In Popular Culture, this is the name of the main protagonist (Cloud Strife) in "Final Fantasy VII", who also makes an appearance in "Dissidia: Final Fantasy".
CLYM   m & f   Literature, Popular Culture
Name of Eustacia's husband in a book
COILY   m   Popular Culture
A character in Q*bert.
COORO   m   Popular Culture
Cooro a character from +Anima
CORINTHIAN   m & f   English (Rare), Popular Culture
Corinthian is the most ornate of the classical orders (columns) of Greek and Roman architecture, characterized by fluted columns and elaborate capitals with intricate carvings. It has taken on the meaning of "ornate, luxurious" because of the typical traits of the namesake order... [more]
CORMIA   f   Popular Culture
From the book series Black Dagger Brotherhood by J. R. Ward
CORSELIA   f   Popular Culture
In the role-playing video game "Suikoden Tactics" by Konami, Corselia is the young Princess of the Kooluk Empire, who joins Kyril on his quest. When her mother and father are killed and the nation lay in ruin, Corselia, the next heir to the throne, decides to dissolve the Empire to prevent the further spread of corruption.
CORVO   m   Italian, Portuguese, Popular Culture
Italian and Portuguese form of Corvus. In Italian and Portuguese Corvo is the word for "crow, raven, rook".... [more]
CORYPHEUS   m   Popular Culture
Derived from coryphaeus, which is the latinized form of the Greek word κορυφαῖος (koryphaios) meaning "head man, chief, leader". The word itself is ultimately derived from the Greek noun κορυφή (koruphe) meaning "head, top"... [more]
CRASH   m & f   Popular Culture
Most notably the name for Video game character Crash Bandicoot, an orange bandicoot from his self titled platform game series created by Sony.... [more]
CREAM   f   Popular Culture
From Cream the Rabbit, a Sonic the Hedgehog character.
CRICKET   f   Popular Culture, English
Simply from the name of the small insect known for its nocturnal chirping. It occurs briefly in Shakespeare's play 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' (1597) belonging to a fairy that makes certain the hearths are well-kept.
CRUELA   f   Popular Culture
Portuguese name of Cruella de Vil in Disney's 101 Dalmatians.
CRUELLA   f   Popular Culture
Derived from English cruel. It is the name of the antagonist in 101 Dalmatians.
CRUMBELINA   f   Popular Culture
A character in Wreck-It Ralph.
CULLY   f   Popular Culture
From the town of Cully in Switzerland, which is derived from the Roman family name Coclius, of unknown meaning.... [more]
CURLY   m   Popular Culture
From the English word, used by Jerome Lester Horwitz, a member of the Three Stooges comedy team, as a stage name.
CUTTER   m   English (Modern), Popular Culture
From the traditionally English occupational surname for a tailor or barber. From the Old English cyttan 'to cut'.... [more]
CYANN   f   Popular Culture
From the name of a fictional character in a French comic book called The Cycle of Cyann.
CYRAX   m   Popular Culture
Cyrax is a player character from the Mortal Kombat fighting game franchise.
DAARIO   m   Literature, Popular Culture
Daario Naharis is the name of a sellsword character from the Song of Ice and Fire books by GRR Martin and the TV show Game of Thrones based upon the former. ... [more]
DAFFY   m   English, Popular Culture
Nickname of David. A popular bearer was the cartoon Daffy Duck.
DAKEN   m   Popular Culture
In the Marvel comics universe, Daken is the son of Wolverine and his wife Itsu. Logan thought he died in womb when Itsu was attacked one night while he was away, but he is removed and secretly left in the care of a local Japanese couple... [more]
DALGLIESH   m   Popular Culture
Transferred use of the surname Dalgliesh.
DALLBEN   m   Literature, Popular Culture
The ancient wizard in The Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander as well as a character in Disney's The Black Cauldron.
DAMPÉ   m   Popular Culture
Derived from the English word, damp. Famous as the graves keeper in popular games series, The Legend of Zelda.
DARDANELLA   f   English (Rare), Popular Culture
From the name of the Dardanelles, one of the straits that separate European Turkey from Asian Turkey. The place name apparently derives from the name of Dardanos, son of Zeus and Electra in Greek myth.... [more]
DARKSEID   m   Popular Culture
Darkseid (pronounced "Darkside'') is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.
DARNA   f   Filipino, Popular Culture
Darna is a fictional character and superheroine created by Filipinokomiks (Philippine colloquial term for comics) legend Mars Ravelo. In her more popular incarnations, she is a warrior from outer space manifesting herself through a girl from Earth, named Narda.... [more]
DARYUN   m   Popular Culture
Daryun is a main character from "The Heroic Legend of Arslan", which is a novel series and anime show.
DASTAN   m   Kyrgyz, Popular Culture, Persian Mythology
Meaning unknown, perhaps from Middle Persian dastan "capable". This occurs in Persian legend as an alternative name for the warrior prince Zāl, whose son Rostam subsequently bore it as well... [more]
DAUNTLESS   m   Theatre, Popular Culture
From the English word meaning "invulnerable to fear or intimidation", used for the hero of the comic stage musical Once Upon a Mattress (1959), Prince Dauntless "the Drab".
DEANIE   f   English (American, Rare), Popular Culture
Feminization of Dean, used rarely but steadily.
DEDEDE   m   Popular Culture
King Dedede is a fictional character and the primary antagonist in Nintendo's Kirby video game series.
DEIDARA   m   Popular Culture
Deidara means clay bender in japanese... [more]
DEJAH   f   Literature, Popular Culture, American
Dejah Thoris is the name of a fictional character and princess of the Martian city-state/empire of Helium on the planet Barsoom (Mars) in American author Edgar Rice Burroughs's series of Martian novels (the first of which was published in 1912)... [more]
DELARIVIER   f   English (Rare, Archaic), Popular Culture
Transferred use of French and Walloon the surname Delarivière. The name was first used by the English author and playwright Delarivier Manley (1670-1724).
DELENN   f   Popular Culture
Sci-Fi TV series, Babylon 5 character, head of the minbari religious cast
DELSIN   m   Popular Culture, Native American (Modern, Rare)
Meaning "he is so, he does so". ... [more]
DEMORA   f   Popular Culture
This is the name of Hikaru Sulu's daughter, Helmsman of the USS Enterprise-B in the 1994 film 'Star Trek: Generations'. Perhaps by coincidence, the word demora means "delay" in both Spanish and Portuguese.
DENAHI   m   Popular Culture
A character frm the film Brother Bear.
DENIM   m & f   Popular Culture (Modern), English (Modern, Rare)
Name of Toni Braxton's son.
DERRIAL   m   English, Popular Culture
Possibly derived from darryl. ... [more]
DESTRY   m   Popular Culture
English form of Destrier, a French surname derived from the Anglo-Norman word destrer meaning "warhorse". This name was popularized by the western novel 'Destry Rides Again' (1930, by Max Brand) and two subsequent identically-named film adaptations (1932 and 1939).
DIABLO   m   Popular Culture
Means "devil" in Spanish. Diablo Cody is the pen name of American writer Brooke Busey (1978-).
DIANALEE   f   Popular Culture
Combination of Diana and Lee.
DIERKS   m   Popular Culture
Elaboration of Dirk.
DIESEL   m   English, Popular Culture
Modern given name, sometimes inspired by the surname Diesel. A famous surname bearer was German mechanical engineer Rudolf Diesel (1858-1913), who designed the diesel engine. In the case of actor Vin Diesel (1967-) it was a nickname given to him by friends, from a comparison of his "nonstop energy" to a machine powered by diesel fuel.
DIGLETT   m & f   Popular Culture
From the brown mole species from Pokémon.
DIN   f   Popular Culture
Name of the Goddess of Power, Fire and Earth in Zelda. Accociated with the colour Red.
DIPLO   m   Popular Culture
From a Greek word διπλο (diplo) means "double". It is known by DJ Thomas Wesley Pentz.
DJANGO   m   Romani, Popular Culture
Means "to awake" in Romani, the traditional language of the ethnic group commonly referred to as gypsies.... [more]
DOBBY   m   Popular Culture
The name of a House-Elf in the Harry Potter series of books.
DODGER   m   English, Literature, Popular Culture
From the English word "dodger" meaning "one who dodges; one who avoids, evades, or sidesteps". Traditionally a pet name, occasionally used as a given name.... [more]
DOGBERT   m   Popular Culture
The name of Dilbert's dog in the comic strip DILBERT.
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