Several of the most common English first names have diminutives/short forms that seemingly bear little relation to the original. In many cases the reason for the sound change is uncertain.
Please see this site's glossary entry for "diminutive" for further information.
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Go to the translation page, enter the name you want to translate, select the language you want to translate into, and then press "Translate".
Here are some other sites that offer translations or transliterations.
This site is limited to first names, except surnames that are also used as first names.
Please try the related website surnames.behindthename.com for the meaning of your surname.
This site is limited to given names, except toponyms that are also used as given names.
Please try the related website places.behindthename.com for the meaning of some toponyms.
If you are interested in the numerology behind your name, try visiting the Kabalarian's website.
Junior is used to distinguish a son with the same name as his father. The following conditions apply:
II is used whenever any close relative, including for example a grandfather or a great-uncle, shares the same name as the child.