Feminine Names

Feminine form of LUCIEN.
LŪCIJA f Latvian
Latvian form of LUCIA.
LUCIJA f Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian form of LUCIA.
LUCILA f Spanish
Spanish form of LUCILLA.
LUCÍLIA f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of LUCILIUS.
LUCILIA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of LUCILIUS.
LUCILLA f Italian, Ancient Roman
Latin diminutive of LUCIA. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint martyred in Rome.
LUCILLE f French, English
French form of LUCILLA. A famous bearer was American comedienne Lucille Ball (1911-1989).
LUCINA f Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin lucus meaning "grove", but later associated with lux "light". This was the name of a Roman goddess of childbirth.
LUCINDA f English, Portuguese, Literature
An elaboration of LUCIA created by Cervantes for his novel Don Quixote (1605). It was subsequently used by Molière in his play The Doctor in Spite of Himself (1666).
LUCINDE f French (Rare)
French form of LUCINDA.
LUCINE f Armenian
Alternate transcription of Armenian Լուսինե (see LUSINE).
LUCINEH f Armenian
Alternate transcription of Armenian Լուսինե (see LUSINE).
ŁUCJA f Polish
Polish form of LUCIA.
LUCKY m & f English, Indian, Hindi
From a nickname given to a lucky person. It is also sometimes used as a diminutive of LUKE.
LUCRÈCE f & m French
French form of both LUCRETIA and its masculine form Lucretius.
LUCRETIA f Ancient Roman, Roman Mythology
Feminine form of the Roman family name Lucretius, possibly from Latin lucrum meaning "profit, wealth". In Roman legend Lucretia was a maiden who was raped by the son of the king of Rome. This caused a great uproar among the Roman citizens, and the monarchy was overthrown. This name was also borne by a saint and martyr from Spain.
LUCREZIA f Italian
Italian form of LUCRETIA.
LUCY f English
English form of LUCIA, in use since the Middle Ages.
LUCYNA f Polish
Polish form of LUCINA.
Possibly from a feminine form of LEUTWIN. It was popularized in the 1970s by a character from the television miniseries Les Gens de Mogador.
LUDMIŁA f Polish
Polish form of LUDMILA.
LUDMILA f Czech, Latvian, Russian
Means "favour of the people" from the Slavic elements lyudu "people" and milu "gracious, dear". Saint Ludmila was a 10th-century duchess of Bohemia, the grandmother of Saint Václav. She was murdered on the orders of her daughter-in-law Drahomíra.... [more]
LUDMILLA f Russian, Bulgarian
Alternate transcription of Russian/Bulgarian Людмила (see LYUDMILA).
LUDOVICA f Italian
Latinate feminine form of LUDWIG.
LUDWIKA f Polish
Polish feminine form of LUDWIG.
LUELLA f English
Variant of LOUELLA.
LUIGIA f Italian
Italian feminine form of LOUIS.
LUIGINA f Italian
Diminutive of LUIGIA.
LUIGSECH f Ancient Irish
Derived from the name of the Irish god LUGH.
LUÍSA f Portuguese
Feminine form of LUÍS.
LUISA f Spanish, Italian
Feminine form of LUIS.
LUISE f German
German form of LOUISE.
Modern form of LUIGSECH.
LUISELLA f Italian
Diminutive of LUISA.
LUISINA f Spanish
Diminutive of LUISA.
LUISITA f Spanish
Diminutive of LUISA.
LUITGARD f German, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Leutgard, which was derived from the elements leud "people" and gard "enclosure". This was the name of a 13th-century Flemish nun, the patron saint of easy deliveries.
LUIZA f Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Romanian
Polish, Portuguese and Romanian feminine form of LOUIS.
LUJAYN f Arabic
Means "silver" in Arabic.
LUJZA f Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak feminine form of LOUIS.
LUKNĖ f Lithuanian
Possibly from the name of a Lithuanian river.
LUKSA f Esperanto
Means "luxurious" in Esperanto.
LULA (1) f English
Diminutive of LOUISE and names that begin with Lu.
LULE f Albanian
Means "flower" in Albanian.
LULIT f Eastern African, Amharic
From Amharic ሉል (lul) meaning "pearl".
LULJETA f Albanian
Means "flower of life" in Albanian, from lule "flower" and jetë "life".
LULU (1) f German
Diminutive of names that begin with Lu, especially LUISE.
LULU (2) f Arabic
Means "pearls" in Arabic.
LUMI f Finnish
Means "snow" in Finnish.
LUMINIȚA f Romanian
Means "little light", derived from Romanian lumina "light" combined with a diminutive suffix.
LUMUSI f Western African, Ewe
Means "born face down" in Ewe.
LUNA f Roman Mythology, Italian, Spanish, English
Means "the moon" in Latin. Luna was the Roman goddess of the moon, frequently depicted driving a white chariot through the sky.
LUNED f Welsh, Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
Variant of ELUNED. In the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth, she is a servant of the Lady of the Fountain who rescues the knight Owain.
LUNGILE f & m Southern African, Zulu, Ndebele
Means "correct, right, good" in Zulu and Ndebele.
LUNINGNING f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "brilliance" in Tagalog.
LUPE f & m Spanish
Short form of GUADALUPE.
LUPITA f Spanish
Diminutive of GUADALUPE.
LURDES f Portuguese
Portuguese form of LOURDES.
LUSINE f Armenian
From Armenian լուսին (lusin) meaning "moon".
LUSINEH f Armenian
Alternate transcription of Armenian Լուսինե (see LUSINE).
LÜTFİYE f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of LUTFI.
LUTGARDIS f Ancient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Germanic name LUITGARD.
LUULE f Estonian
Means "poetry" in Estonian.
LUUS f Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish form of LUCIA.
LUVENIA f English
Possibly a form of LAVINIA. It has been used in America since the 19th century.
LUVINIA f English
Variant of LUVENIA.
LUX f & m Various
Derived from Latin lux meaning "light".
LUZ f Spanish
Means "light" in Spanish. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora de la Luz, meaning "Our Lady of Light".
LUZIA f Portuguese, German
Portuguese and German form of LUCIA.
LYA f French (Modern)
Variant of LÉA.
LYDA f English
Perhaps a variant of LYDIA.
LÝDIA f Slovak, Faroese
Slovak and Faroese form of LYDIA.
LYDIA f English, German, Dutch, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Means "from Lydia" in Greek. Lydia was a region on the west coast of Asia Minor, said to be named for the legendary king LYDOS. In the New Testament this is the name of a woman converted to Christianity by Saint Paul. In the modern era the name has been in use since the Protestant Reformation.
LÝDIE f Czech
Czech variant of LYDIE.
LYDIE f French, Czech
French and Czech form of LYDIA.
LYKKE f Danish
Means "good fortune, happiness" in Danish.
LYLA f English
Variant of LEILA.
LYLOU f French
Variant of LILOU.
LYN f English
Variant of LYNN.
LYNDA f English
Variant of LINDA.
LYNETTE f English
Form of LUNED used by Alfred Lord Tennyson in his 1872 poem Gareth and Lynette. In modern times it is also regarded as a diminutive of LYNN.
LYNN f & m English
From an English surname that was derived from Welsh llyn meaning "lake". Before the start of the 20th century it was primarily used for boys, but it has since come to be more common for girls. In some cases it may be thought of as a short form of LINDA or names that end in lyn or line.
LYNNA f English (Rare)
Elaborated form of LYNN.
LYNNE f English
Variant of LYNN.
LYNNETTE f English
Variant of LYNETTE.
LYRA f Astronomy
The name of the constellation in the northern sky containing the star Vega. It is said to be shaped after the lyre of Orpheus.
LYRIC f & m English (Modern)
Means simply "lyric, songlike" from the English word, ultimately derived from Greek λυρικός (lyrikos).
LYS f Frisian
Frisian diminutive of ELISABETH. It also coincides with the French word for "lily".
LYSANDRA f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Lysandros (see LYSANDER).
Variant of LISANNE.
LYSISTRATE f Ancient Greek
Derived from λύσις (lysis) meaning "a release, loosening" and στρατός (stratos) meaning "army". This is the name of a comedy by the Greek playwright Aristophanes.
LYSSA (1) f English
Short form of ALYSSA.
LYSSA (2) f Greek Mythology
Means "rage, fury, anger" in Greek. In Greek mythology Lyssa is a goddess associated with uncontrolled rage.
LYUBA f Russian, Ukrainian
Diminutive of LYUBOV.
LYUBOV f Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
Derived from the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love".
LYUDMILA f Russian, Bulgarian, Medieval Slavic
Russian and Bulgarian form of LUDMILA. This was the name of a character in Aleksandr Pushkin's poem Ruslan and Lyudmila (1820).
LYUDMYLA f Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of LUDMILA.
LYYDIA f Finnish (Rare)
Finnish variant of LYDIA.
LYYTI f Finnish (Rare)
Finnish diminutive of LYDIA.
MAACAH f & m Biblical
From Hebrew מָעַך (ma'akh) meaning "to press, to crush". This name is borne by both male and female characters in the Old Testament.
MAACHAH f & m Biblical
Form of MAACAH in some versions of the Old Testament.
MAAIKE f Dutch
Dutch diminutive of MARIA.
MA'AKHAH f & m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MAACAH.
MAALA f Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of MAHLAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
MAARIA f Finnish
Finnish form of MARIA.
MAARIKA f Estonian, Finnish
Diminutive of MAARJA (Estonian) or MAARIA (Finnish).
MAARIT f Finnish
Finnish form of MARGARET.
MAARJA f Estonian
Estonian form of MARIA.
Dutch feminine form of MARTIN.
MAATA f Maori
Maori form of MARTHA.
MAAYAN f & m Hebrew
Means "spring of water" in Hebrew.
MABEL f English
Medieval feminine form of AMABILIS. This spelling and Amabel were common during the Middle Ages, though they became rare after the 15th century. It was revived in the 19th century after the publication of C. M. Yonge's 1854 novel The Heir of Redclyffe, which featured a character named Mabel (as well as one named Amabel).
MABELLA f English (Rare)
Elaborated form of MABEL.
MABELLE f English
Variant of MABEL. It also coincides with the French phrase ma belle meaning "my beautiful".
MABLE f English
Variant of MABEL.
MABYN f Welsh
Means "youth" in Welsh. This was the name of an obscure 6th-century Welsh saint. She was one of the daughters of Saint Brychan.
MACARENA f Spanish
From the name of a barrio (district) in Seville, which got its name from a temple that may have been named for a person named Macarius (see MACARIO). The Virgin of Macarena, that is Mary, is widely venerated in Seville.
MACARIA f Spanish
Feminine form of MACARIO.
MACHLAH f & m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MAHLAH.
Dutch form of MATILDA.
MACIE f English
Variant of MACY.
MACKENZIE f & m English
From the Gaelic surname Mac Coinnich, which means "son of COINNEACH". A famous bearer of the surname was William Lyon MacKenzie (1795-1861), a Canadian journalist and political rebel. As a feminine given name, it was popularized by the American actress Mackenzie Phillips (1959-). In the United Kingdom it is more common as a masculine name.
MACY f English
From an English surname that was from various towns named Massy in France. The towns themselves were originally named from a Gallo-Roman personal name that was Latinized as Maccius. This is the name of a chain of American department stores founded by Rowland Hussey Macy (1822-1877).
Irish form of MAGDALENE.
MADALENA f Portuguese
Portuguese form of MAGDALENA.
MĂDĂLINA f Romanian
Romanian form of MAGDALENE.
MADALITSO m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "blessings" in Chewa.
MADALYN f English
Variant of MADELINE.
MADARA f Latvian
From the Latvian name for a type of flowering plant, known as cleavers or bedstraw in English.
MÄDCHEN f Various
Means "girl" in German. It is not used as a name in Germany itself.
Italian form of MAGDALENE.
MADDIE f English
Diminutive of MADELINE or MADISON.
MADDY f English
Diminutive of MADELINE or MADISON.
MADE m & f Balinese
From Sanskrit मध्य (madhya) meaning "middle". This name is traditionally given to the family's second-born child.
Derived from Dutch madeliefje meaning "daisy".
MADELINA f English (Rare)
Latinate form of MADELINE.
MADELINE f English, French
English form of MAGDALENE. This is the name of the heroine in a series of children's books by Ludwig Bemelmans, first published 1939.
Dutch form of MAGDALENE.
MADELYN f English
Variant of MADELINE.
MADGE f English
Diminutive of MARGARET.
MADHAVI f Hinduism, Indian, Telugu, Marathi, Hindi
Feminine form of MADHAVA. This is another name of the Hindu goddess Lakshmi.
MADHU f & m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu
From Sanskrit मधु (madhu) meaning "sweet, honey". This is another name of Chaitra, the first month of the Hindu year (which occurs in March and April).
MADHUR m & f Indian, Hindi
Means "sweet" in Sanskrit.
MADHURI f Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada
Means "sweetness" in Sanskrit.
MƏDİNƏ f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of MADINA.
MADINA f Kazakh, Avar, Chechen
From the name of the city of Medina, Arabic المدينة (al-Madinah), which means "the city". The Saudi city is considered an Islamic holy site because the Prophet Muhammad was based there for a period.
MADISON f & m English
From an English surname meaning "son of MAUD". It was not commonly used as a feminine name until after the movie Splash (1984), in which the main character adopted it as her name after seeing a street sign for Madison Avenue in New York City. It was ranked second for girls in the United States by 2001. This rise from obscurity to prominence in only 18 years represents an unprecedented 550,000 percent increase in usage.... [more]
Czech diminutive of MAGDALÉNA.
MADLYN f English
Variant of MADELINE.
MADONA f Georgian
Georgian form of MADONNA.
MADONNA f English
From a title of the Virgin Mary meaning "my lady" in Italian. A famous bearer of the name is American singer Madonna Ciccone (1958-), known simply as Madonna.
MAE f English
Variant of MAY. A famous bearer was the American actress Mae West (1893-1980), whose birth name was Mary.
MÆJA f Icelandic
Icelandic diminutive of MARIA.
MAELA f Breton
Feminine form of MAËL.
MAELETH f Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of MAHALATH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
MAËLIE f French
Feminine form of MAËL.
MAËLLE f French, Breton
Feminine form of MAËL.
MAËLYS f French
Feminine form of MAËL, possibly influenced by the spelling of MAILYS.
MAEVA f Tahitian, French
Means "welcome" in Tahitian. It gained popularity in France during the 1980s.
MAEVE f Irish, Irish Mythology
Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Medb meaning "intoxicating". In Irish legend this was the name of a warrior queen of Connacht. Her fight against Ulster and the hero Cúchulainn is told in the Irish epic The Cattle Raid of Cooley.
MAFALDA f Italian, Portuguese
Italian and Portuguese form of MATILDA.
MAGALI f French, Occitan
Occitan form of MAGDALENE.
MAGALIE f French
Variant of MAGALI.
MAGDALÉNA f Slovak, Czech, Hungarian
Slovak and Czech form of MAGDALENE, as well as a Hungarian variant form.
MAGDALENE f German, English, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From a title meaning "of Magdala". Mary Magdalene, a character in the New Testament, was named thus because she was from Magdala - a village on the Sea of Galilee whose name meant "tower" in Hebrew. She was cleaned of evil spirits by Jesus and then remained with him during his ministry, witnessing the crucifixion and the resurrection. She was a popular saint in the Middle Ages, and the name became common then. In England it is traditionally rendered Madeline, while Magdalene or Magdalen is the learned form.
MAGDALINA f Old Church Slavic, Bulgarian
Old Church Slavic form of MAGDALENE, as well as a Bulgarian variant form.
Modern Greek transcription of MAGDALENE.
MAGDI (1) f Hungarian
Diminutive of MAGDOLNA.
MAGDOLNA f Hungarian
Hungarian form of MAGDALENE.
MAGGIE f English
Diminutive of MARGARET.
MAGNHILD f Norwegian
Derived from Old Norse magn "mighty, strong" and hildr "battle". This was the name of a novel by the Norwegian author Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson.
MAGNOLIA f English
From the English word magnolia for the flower, which was named for the French botanist Pierre Magnol.
MAHA f Arabic
Means "oryx" in Arabic. The oryx is a variety of antelope that is said to represent beauty.
MAHALA f English
Variant of MAHALAH or MAHALATH. It has occasionally been used as an English Christian name since the Protestant Reformation.
MAHALATH f Biblical
From the Hebrew name מָחֲלַת (Machalat) meaning "lyre". In the Old Testament she is the daughter of Ishmael and the wife of Esau.
MAHALIA f English
Variant of MAHALA.
MAHAUT f French (Archaic)
Medieval French form of MATHILDE.
MAHIN f Persian
Means "related to the moon" in Persian.
MAHINDER m & f Indian (Sikh)
Variant of MAHENDRA used by Sikhs.
MAHINE f Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian مهین (see MAHIN).
MAHLAH f & m Biblical
From the Hebrew name מַחְלָה (Machlah), possibly from חָלָה (chalah) meaning "weak, sick". This name is used in the Old Testament as both a feminine and masculine name. In some versions of the Bible the masculine name is spelled Mahalah.
MAHSA f Persian
Means "like the moon" in Persian.
MAHTAB f Persian
Means "moonlight" in Persian.
MAHTHILDIS f Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of MATILDA.
Possibly inspired by MAGDALENA. The Czech author Julius Zeyer created it for a character in his play Radúz and Mahulena (1898).
MAHVASH f Persian
Possibly means "moon-like" in Persian.
MAI (1) f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (mai) meaning "plum, apricot" (refers specifically to the species Prunus mume).
MAI (2) f Japanese
From Japanese (mai) meaning "dance" or 麻衣 (mai) meaning "linen robe". It can also come from (ma) meaning "real, genuine" combined with (ai) meaning "love, affection". Other kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
MAI (3) f Estonian, Norwegian, Danish
Diminutive of MARIA. This is also the Estonian and Norwegian name for the month of May.
MAI (4) f Arabic
Meaning unknown.
MAÏA f French
French form of MAIA (1).
MAIA (1) f Greek Mythology, Roman Mythology, Portuguese, Georgian
From Greek μαῖα (maia) meaning "good mother, dame, foster mother", perhaps in origin a nursery form of μήτηρ (meter). In Greek and Roman mythology she was the eldest of the Pleiades, the group of seven stars in the constellation Taurus, who were the daughters of Atlas and Pleione. Her son by Zeus was Hermes.
MAIA (2) f Roman Mythology
Probably from Latin maior meaning "greater". This was the name of a Roman goddess of spring, a companion (sometimes wife) of Vulcan. She was later conflated with the Greek goddess Maia. The month of May is named for her.
MAIA (3) f Estonian, Basque
Estonian and Basque form of MARIA.
MAIALEN f Basque
Basque form of MAGDALENE.
MAIARA f Indigenous American, Tupi
Means "great-grandmother, wise" in Tupi.
MAIDER f Basque
From the name of the goddess MARI (3) combined with Basque eder meaning "beautiful".
MAIE f Estonian
Variant of MAIA (3).
MAIGHREAD f Scottish
Scottish form of MARGARET.
MAIJA f Finnish, Latvian
Finnish and Latvian variant of MARIA or MARIJA.
MAIKE f Frisian, German
Frisian diminutive of MARIA.
MAIKEN f Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian diminutive of MARIA.
MAILE f Hawaiian
From the name of a type of vine that grows in Hawaii and is used in making leis.
MAILYS f French
Variant of MAYLIS.
MAIMU f Estonian
Means "little" in Estonian. This is the name of a girl in the story Maimu (1889) by the Estonian writer August Kitzberg.
MAIR f Welsh
Welsh form of MARY.
MÁIRE f Irish
Irish form of MARY.
MAIRE f Finnish, Estonian
Derived from Finnish mairea meaning "gushing, sugary".
Irish form of MARGARET.
MAIREAD f Scottish
Scottish form of MARGARET.
Variant of MÁIRÍN.
MÀIRI f Scottish
Scottish form of MARY.
MÁIRÍN f Irish
Irish diminutive of MARY.
Combination of MAIR and Welsh gwen meaning "white, fair, blessed".
MAISIE f Scottish, English (British)
Scottish diminutive of MAIREAD.
MAITE (1) f Spanish
Combination of MARÍA and TERESA.
MAITE (2) f Basque
Means "lovable" in Basque.
MAITLAND m & f English (Rare)
From an English surname that was from a Norman French place name possibly meaning "inhospitable".
MAJ (2) f Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Short form of MAJA (1) or MAJA (2). This is also the Swedish and Danish name for the month of May.
MAJDA f Slovene, Croatian
Short form of MAGDALENA.
MAJKEN f Danish, Swedish
Variant of MAIKEN.
MAKANA m & f Hawaiian
Means "gift" in Hawaiian.
MAKARA m & f Khmer
Means "January" in Khmer.
MAKBULE f Turkish
Means "liked" in Turkish.
MAKEDA f History
Possibly means "greatness" in Ethiopic. This was the name of an Ethiopian queen of the 10th-century BC. She is probably the same person as the Queen of Sheba, who visited Solomon in the Old Testament.
MAKENA f & m Eastern African, Kikuyu
Means "happy one" in Kikuyu.
MAKOTO m & f Japanese
From Japanese (makoto) meaning "sincerity", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations.
MAKVALA f Georgian
Derived from Georgian მაყვალი (maqvali) meaning "blackberry".
MALA f Indian, Hindi
Means "necklace" in Sanskrit.
MALAI f Thai
Means "garland of flowers" in Thai.
MALAIKA f Arabic
Means "angels" from the plural of Arabic ملك (malak).
MALAK f & m Arabic
Means "angel" in Arabic.
MALALAI f Pashto
Means "sad, grieved" in Pashto. This was the name of a Pashtun woman who encouraged the Afghan forces during the 1880 Battle of Maiwand against the British.
MALANDRA f English (Rare)
Invented name using the popular name suffix andra, from names such as SANDRA or ALEXANDRA.
MALATI f Indian, Hindi
Means "jasmine" in Sanskrit.
MALENA f Swedish, Spanish
Swedish and Spanish short form of MAGDALENA.
MALENE f Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian short form of MAGDALENA.
Polish form of MARGARET.
Diminutive of MAŁGORZATA.
MALI f Thai
Means "flower" in Thai.
MALIA f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of MARIA.
MĀLIE f Hawaiian
Means "calm" in Hawaiian.
MALIKA f Arabic
Means "queen" in Arabic, the feminine form of MALIK (1).
MALIN f Swedish, Norwegian
Swedish and Norwegian short form of MAGDALENE.
MALINA (1) f Scottish
Feminine form of MALCOLM.
MALINA (2) f Bulgarian, Serbian, Polish
Means "raspberry" in several Slavic languages.
MALINALLI f Indigenous American, Nahuatl
Means "grass" in Nahuatl.
MALINDA f English
Variant of MELINDA.
MALINI f Indian, Hindi
Means "fragrant" in Sanskrit.
MALKA f Hebrew
Means "queen" in Hebrew.
Irish form of MOLLY.
MALLE f Estonian, Medieval English
Estonian diminutive of MARIA or MAARJA, now used independently. This was also a medieval English diminutive of MARY.
MALLORY f English (Modern)
From an English surname that meant "unfortunate" in Norman French. It first became common in the 1980s due to the television comedy Family Ties, which featured a character by this name.
MALLT f Welsh
Welsh form of MAUD.
MALONE m & f English (Rare)
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Maoil Eoin meaning "descendant of a disciple of Saint JOHN".
MALOU f Danish
Short form of MARIE-LOUISE.
MALVINA f Scottish, English, Literature
Created by the poet James MacPherson in the 18th century for a character in his Ossian poems. He probably intended it to mean "smooth brow" in Gaelic.