Feminine Names

gender
usage
Tércia f Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese feminine form of Tertius.
Tere f Spanish
Spanish short form of Teresa.
Teresa f Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Catalan, Polish, Lithuanian, Finnish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English
Form of Theresa used in several languages. Saint Teresa of Ávila was a 16th-century Spanish nun who reformed the Carmelite monasteries and wrote several spiritual books. It was also borne by the Albanian missionary Saint Teresa of Calcutta (1910-1997), better known as Mother Teresa, who worked with the poor in India. She adopted the name in honour of the French saint Thérèse of Lisieux, who is the patron of missionaries.
Terese f Basque, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Basque and Scandinavian form of Teresa.
Teresia f Swedish
Swedish variant of Theresa.
Teresinha f Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of Teresa.
Teresita f Spanish
Spanish diminutive of Teresa. It is most common in the Philippines and Latin America.
Teréz f Hungarian
Hungarian short form of Theresa.
Terézia f Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of Theresa.
Terezie f Czech
Czech variant form of Theresa.
Terezija f Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian form of Theresa.
Terezinha f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese diminutive of Tereza.
Terhi f Finnish
Short form of Terhenetär, which was derived from Finnish terhen meaning "mist". In the Finnish epic the Kalevala Terhenetär is a sprite associated with mist and forests.
Teri f English
Either a feminine variant of Terry 1 or a diminutive of Theresa.
Terje 2 f Estonian
Estonian form of Terhi.
Terpsichore f Greek Mythology
Means "enjoying the dance" from Greek τέρψις (terpsis) meaning "delight" and χορός (choros) meaning "dance". In Greek mythology she was the goddess of dance and dramatic chorus, one of the nine Muses.
Terra f English
Variant of Tara 1, perhaps influenced by the Latin word terra meaning "land, earth".
Terri f English
Either a feminine variant of Terry 1 or a diminutive of Theresa.
Terrie f English
Either a feminine variant of Terry 1 or a diminutive of Theresa.
Terry 1 m & f English
From an English surname that was derived from the medieval name Thierry, a Norman French form of Theodoric.
Terry 2 m & f English
Diminutive of Terence or Theresa. A famous bearer was Terry Fox (1958-1981), a young man with an artificial leg who attempted to run across Canada to raise money for cancer research. He died of the disease before crossing the country.
Tertia f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Tertius.
Terttu f Finnish
Means "bunch, cluster" in Finnish.
Tesni f Welsh
Means "warmth from the sun" in Welsh.
Tess f English, Dutch
Diminutive of Theresa. This is the name of the main character in Thomas Hardy's novel Tess of the D'Ubervilles (1891).
Tessa f English, Dutch
Diminutive of Theresa.
Tessan f Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Teresa.
Tessie f English
Diminutive of Theresa.
Tethys f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek τήθη (tethe) meaning "grandmother". In Greek mythology this was the name of a Titan associated with the sea. She was the wife of Oceanus.
Tetiana f Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Ukrainian Тетяна (see Tetyana).
Tetyana f Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Tatiana.
Teuna f Dutch
Dutch short form of Antonia.
Teuta f Albanian
Possibly derived from an Illyrian word or title meaning "queen". This was the name of a 3rd-century BC Illyrian queen.
Thabang m & f Southern African, Tswana
Means "be happy" in Tswana.
Thaís f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese (especially Brazilian) form of Thaïs.
Thaïs f Ancient Greek
Possibly means "bandage" in Greek. This was the name of a companion of Alexander the Great. It was also borne by a 4th-century saint from Alexandria, a wealthy socialite who became a Christian convert, though in her case the name may have had a distinct Coptic origin. She has been a popular subject of art and literature, including an 1891 novel by Anatole France and an 1894 opera by Jules Massenet.
Thais f Ancient Greek
Alternate transcription of Ancient Greek Θαΐς (see Thaïs).
Thaleia f Greek Mythology
Ancient Greek form of Thalia.
Thalia f Greek Mythology (Latinized), Greek
From the Greek name Θάλεια (Thaleia), derived from θάλλω (thallo) meaning "to blossom". In Greek mythology she was one of the nine Muses, presiding over comedy and pastoral poetry. This was also the name of one of the three Graces or Χάριτες (Charites).
Thamar f Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of Tamar used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament. In the Greek Bible this spelling is used only for the daughter-in-law of Judah, with the spelling Θημάρ (Themar) for the daughter of David.
Thamarai f Tamil
Means "lotus" in Tamil.
Thamina f Arabic
Means "valuable, precious, priceless" in Arabic.
Thana f Arabic
Means "praise" in Arabic.
Thandeka f Southern African, Zulu, Ndebele
Means "loved" in Zulu and Ndebele.
Thandiwe f Southern African, Xhosa, Zulu, Ndebele
Means "loving one" in Xhosa, Zulu and Ndebele, from thanda "to love".
Thando m & f Southern African, Xhosa, Zulu, Ndebele
From Xhosa, Zulu and Ndebele thanda meaning "to love".
Thanh f & m Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (thanh) meaning "blue, green, young" or (thanh) meaning "sound, voice, tone".
Thankful f English (Archaic)
From the English word thankful. This was one of the many virtue names used by the Puritans in the 17th century.
Thảo f & m Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (thảo) meaning "grass, herbs".
Thato m & f Southern African, Sotho, Tswana
Means "will, desire" in Sotho and Tswana.
Théa f French
French form of Thea.
Thea f German, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, English
Short form of Dorothea, Theodora, Theresa and other names with a similar sound.
Theano f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology, Greek
From Greek θεά (thea) meaning "goddess". Theano was a 6th-century BC Greek philosopher associated with Pythagoras. The name was also borne by several figures from Greek mythology.
Theda f German
Short form of Theodora. A famous bearer was actress Theda Bara (1885-1955), who was born Theodosia Goodman.
Theia f Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from Greek θεά (thea) meaning "goddess". In Greek myth this was the name of a Titan goddess of light, glittering and glory. She was the wife of Hyperion and the mother of the sun god Helios, the moon goddess Selene, and the dawn goddess Eos.
Thekla f German (Rare), Greek (Rare), Late Greek
From the ancient Greek name Θεόκλεια (Theokleia), which meant "glory of God" from the Greek elements θεός (theos) meaning "god" and κλέος (kleos) meaning "glory". This was the name of a 1st-century saint, appearing (as Θέκλα) in the apocryphal Acts of Paul and Thecla. The story tells how Thecla listens to Paul speak about the virtues of chastity and decides to remain a virgin, angering both her mother and her suitor.
Thelma f English
Meaning unknown. It was a rare name when British author Marie Corelli used it for the Norwegian heroine of her novel Thelma (1887). The name became popular around the end of the 19th century after the novel was published. It is sometimes claimed to derive from Greek θέλημα (thelema) meaning "will", though this seems unlikely.
Thema f Western African, Akan
Means "queen" in Akan.
Themar f Biblical Greek
Form of Tamar used in the Greek Old Testament when referring to the daughter of David.
Themis f Greek Mythology
Means "law of nature, divine law, that which is laid down" in Greek. In Greek mythology this was the name of a Titan who presided over custom and natural law. She was often depicted blindfolded and holding a pair of scales. By Zeus she was the mother of many deities, including the three Μοῖραι (Moirai) and the three Ὥραι (Horai).
Théodora f French
French form of Theodora.
Theódóra f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Theodora.
Theodora f English, Greek, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Theodore. This name was common in the Byzantine Empire, being borne by several empresses including the influential wife of Justinian in the 6th century.
Theofania f Greek
Modern Greek form of Theophania.
Theokleia f Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of Thekla.
Thera f Dutch
Diminutive of Theresia.
Therasia f Late Roman
Earliest recorded form of Theresa.
Theresa f English, German
From the Spanish and Portuguese name Teresa. It was first recorded as Therasia, being borne by the Spanish wife of Saint Paulinus of Nola in the 4th century. The meaning is uncertain, but it could be derived from Greek θέρος (theros) meaning "summer", from Greek θερίζω (therizo) meaning "to harvest", or from the name of the Greek island of Therasia (the western island of Santorini).... [more]
Thérèse f French
French form of Theresa. It was borne by the French nun Saint Thérèse of Lisieux (1873-1897), who is regarded as a Doctor of the Church.
Therese f German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English
German and Scandinavian variant of Theresa.
Theresia f German, Dutch
German and Dutch form of Theresa.
Thersa f Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of Tirzah used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
Theudelinda f Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of Dietlinde.
Thi f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (thi) meaning "poetry, poem, verse".
Thị f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (thị) meaning "clan, family, maiden name". This is a very common middle name for Vietnamese girls.
Thiri f Burmese
Means "radiance, splendour, beauty" in Burmese, ultimately from Sanskrit श्री (shri).
Thirza f Dutch (Modern)
Dutch form of Tirzah.
Thisbe f Greek Mythology, Roman Mythology
From the name of an ancient Greek town in Boeotia, itself supposedly named after a nymph. In a Greek legend (the oldest surviving version appearing in Latin in Ovid's Metamorphoses) this is the name of a young woman from Babylon. Believing her to be dead, her lover Pyramus kills himself, after which she does the same to herself. The splashes of blood from their suicides is the reason mulberry fruit are red.
Thoko m & f Southern African, Chewa
Short form of Thokozani.
Thokozani m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "thank" in Chewa.
Thomasina f English
Medieval feminine form of Thomas.
Þóra f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Either a feminine form of Þórr (see Thor) or else a short form of the various Old Norse names beginning with the element Þór. In Norse myth Thora was the wife of the Danish king Ragnar Lodbrok.
Thora f Norwegian, Danish
Modern form of Þóra.
Þórbjǫrg f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name meaning "Thor's protection", from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see Thor) combined with bjǫrg "help, save, rescue".
Þorbjörg f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Þórbjǫrg.
Þórdís f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Means "Thor's goddess" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see Thor) combined with Old Norse dís "goddess".
Þórfríðr f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements Þórr (see Thor) and fríðr "beautiful".
Þórhildur f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Þórhildr.
Þórný f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of Torny.
Þórunn f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of Torunn.
Þórveig f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see Thor) combined with veig "strength".
Þórví f Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see Thor) combined with "holy".
Thrud f Ancient Scandinavian (Anglicized)
From the Old Norse Þrúðr meaning "strength". In Norse mythology this was the name of a daughter of Thor and Sif.
Þrúðr f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of Thrud.
Þrúður f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Þrúðr (see Thrud).
Thu f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (thu) meaning "autumn".
Thulile f Southern African, Zulu
Means "quiet, peaceful" in Zulu.
Thurayya f Arabic
Means "the Pleiades" in Arabic. The Pleiades are a group of seven stars in the constellation Taurus.
Thùy f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (thùy) meaning "let down, suspend, hang".
Thyra f Swedish, Danish
Variant of Tyra.
Þýri f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of Tyra.
Tia f English
Short form of names ending with tia. It has been suggested that its use since the 1950s is the result of the brand name for the coffee liqueur Tia Maria. In the brand name, Tia is not a given name; rather, it means "aunt" in Spanish or Portuguese.
Tiamat f Semitic Mythology
From Akkadian tâmtu meaning "sea". In Babylonian myth Tiamat was the personification of the sea, appearing in the form of a huge dragon. By Apsu she gave birth to the first of the gods. Later, the god Marduk (her great-grandson) defeated her, cut her in half, and used the pieces of her body to make the earth and the sky.
Tiana f English
Short form of Tatiana or Christiana.
Tiara f English (Modern)
From the English word for a semicircle crown, ultimately of Greek origin.
Tiare f Tahitian
Means "flower" in Tahitian, also specifically referring to the species Gardenia taitensis.
Tibby f & m English
Diminutive of Tabitha or Theobald.
Tidir f Northern African, Berber
Feminine form of Idir.
Tiên f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (tiên) meaning "immortal, transcendent, celestial being, fairy".
Tierney m & f Irish, English (Rare)
Anglicized form of Tighearnach. In part, it is from a surname derived from the given name.
Tierra f Various
Means "earth" in Spanish.
Tifawt f Northern African, Berber
Means "light" in Tamazight.
Tiffani f English
Variant of Tiffany.
Tiffany f English
Medieval form of Theophania. This name was traditionally given to girls born on the Epiphany (January 6), the festival commemorating the visit of the Magi to the infant Jesus. The name died out after the Middle Ages, but it was revived by the movie Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), the title of which refers to the Tiffany's jewelry store in New York.
Tihana f Croatian, Serbian
Short form of Slavic names beginning with the element tikhu "quiet".
Tihomira f Bulgarian
Feminine form of Tihomir.
Tiia f Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian short form of Dorothea.
Tiina f Finnish, Estonian
Short form of Kristiina.
Tiiu f Estonian
Estonian variant of Tiia, possibly in part from an archaic dialectal form of the word tihane "titmouse".
Tikva f Hebrew
Means "hope" in Hebrew.
Til f Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Mathilde.
Tilda f English, Swedish, Finnish
Short form of Matilda.
Tilde f Danish, Swedish
Short form of Mathilde or Matilda.
Tillie f English
Diminutive of Matilda.
Tilly f English
Diminutive of Matilda.
Tímea f Hungarian
Created by the Hungarian author Mór Jókai for a character in his novel The Golden Man (1873). The name is apparently based on the Greek word εὐθυμία (euthymia) meaning "good spirits, cheerfulness".
Timo 3 f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Timon.
Timotha f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Timothy.
Timothea f Ancient Greek, Greek
Feminine form of Timothy.
Tina f English, Italian, Dutch, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian, Georgian
Short form of Christina, Martina and other names ending in tina. In addition to these names, it is also used in Dutch as a diminutive of Catharina, in Croatian as a diminutive of Katarina, and in Georgian as a short form of Tinatin.
Tinashe m & f Southern African, Shona
Means "we are with God", from Shona ti "we", na "with" and ishe "lord, God".
Tinatin f Georgian, Literature
Possibly related to Georgian სინათლე (sinatle) meaning "light". The name was devised by the Georgian poet Shota Rustaveli for his 12th-century epic poem The Knight in the Panther's Skin, in which Tinatin is the ruler of Arabia and the lover of Avtandil.
Tinatini f Georgian
Form of Tinatin with the nominative suffix, used when the name is written stand-alone.
Tindra f Swedish (Modern)
Means "twinkle, sparkle" in Swedish.
Tine 1 f Norwegian, Danish
Short form of Kristine.
Tineke f Dutch
Diminutive of Tina.
Tinkara f Slovene
Elaboration of Tina.
Tinuviel f Literature
Means "nightingale" in the fictional language Sindarin. In the Silmarillion (1977) by J. R. R. Tolkien, Tinuviel was the daughter of Thingol the elf king and the beloved of Beren, who with her help retrieved one of the Silmarils from the iron crown of Morgoth.
Tionge f & m Southern African, Tumbuka
Means "let us be thankful" in Tumbuka.
Tiphaine f French
French form of Tiffany.
Tiphanie f French
French variant of Tiffany.
Tiriaq f & m Indigenous American, Inuit
Means "ermine, weasel" in Inuktitut.
Tiril f Norwegian
Possibly inspired by the Norwegian poem Lokkende Toner (1859) by Johan Sebastian Welhaven, which features the folk heroine Tirilil Tove.
Tirta m & f Indonesian
Means "sacred water, place of pilgrimage" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit तीर्थ (tirtha).
Tirtza f Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of Tirzah.
Tirtzah f Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of Tirzah.
Tirzah f Biblical
From the Hebrew name תִּרְצָה (Tirtzah) meaning "favourable". Tirzah is the name of one of the daughters of Zelophehad in the Old Testament. It also occurs in the Old Testament as a place name, the early residence of the kings of the northern kingdom.
Tisiphone f Greek Mythology
Means "avenging murder" in Greek, derived from τίσις (tisis) meaning "vengeance" and φονή (phone) meaning "murder". This was the name of one of the Furies or Ἐρινύες (Erinyes) in Greek mythology. She killed Cithaeron with the bite of one of the snakes on her head.
Titania f Literature
Perhaps based on Latin Titanius meaning "of the Titans". This name was (first?) used by Shakespeare in his comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream (1595) where it is the name of the queen of the fairies. This is also a moon of Uranus, named after the Shakespearean character.
Titiana f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Titianus.
Titilayo f Western African, Yoruba
Means "eternal happiness" in Yoruba.
Titrit f Northern African, Berber
Feminine form of Itri.
Titty f English
Diminutive of Letitia. This is now a slang word for the female breast, and the name has subsequently dropped out of common use.
Tivoli m & f Various
From the name of a picturesque Italian town, used as a summer resort by the ancient Romans.
Tiwlip f Welsh
Means "tulip" in Welsh. This is a modern Welsh name.
Tiyamike m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "we praise" in Chewa.
Tiziana f Italian
Feminine form of Tiziano.
Tjaša f Slovene
Diminutive of Tatjana.
Tlalli f Indigenous American, Nahuatl
Means "earth" in Nahuatl.
Toby m & f English
Medieval form of Tobias. It was sometimes used as a feminine name in the 1930s and 40s due to the influence of American actress Toby Wing (1915-2001).
Todorka f Bulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian feminine form of Theodore.
Toiba f Yiddish (Rare)
From Yiddish טויב (toib) meaning "dove".
Toinette f French
Short form of Antoinette.
Toini f Finnish
Finnish form of Antonia.
Toiréasa f Irish
Irish form of Theresa.
Tola 1 f Khmer
Means "October" in Khmer.
Tola 2 f Polish
Diminutive of names containing to, such as Antonina.
Tom 2 m & f Hebrew
Means "the end, innocence, simplicity" from Hebrew תּוֹם (tom). It can also be an alternate transcription of תָּם (see Tam 2).
Toma 1 f Russian
Diminutive of Tamara.
Tomasa f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of Thomas.
Tomiko f Japanese
From Japanese (tomi) meaning "wealth, abundance" and (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji can also form this name.
Tomila f Medieval Slavic
From the Slavic element tomiti meaning "torture".
Tomine f Norwegian
Feminine form of Tomas.
Tommie m & f English
Diminutive of Thomas, sometimes used as a feminine form.
Tomoko f Japanese
From Japanese (tomo) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or (tomo) meaning "friend" combined with (ko) meaning "child". This name can be formed of other kanji characters as well.
Tomomi f & m Japanese
From Japanese (tomo) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or (tomo) meaning "friend" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful" or (mi) meaning "fruit, good result, truth". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
Tonalli f Indigenous American, Nahuatl
Means "day, warmth of the sun" in Nahuatl.
Tondra f Esperanto
Means "thunderous", from Esperanto tondro meaning "thunder".
Tone 2 f Norwegian
Newer form of Torny.
Toni 2 f English
Short form of Antonia.
Tonia f English
Variant of Tonya.
Tonina f Italian
Diminutive of Antonia.
Tonje f Norwegian
Variant of Torny.
Tonka f Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian diminutive of Antonia.
Tonya f English, Russian
English diminutive of Antonia or a Russian diminutive of Antonina. In the English-speaking world its use has likely been positively influenced by the name Tanya.
Topaz f English (Rare)
From the English word for the yellow precious stone, the birthstone of November, ultimately derived from Greek τόπαζος (topazos).
Topsy f English (Rare)
From a nickname that is of unknown meaning, perhaps deriving from the English word top. This is the name of a young slave in Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852).
Topʉsana f Indigenous American, Comanche
Means "prairie flower" in Comanche.
Tora f Swedish, Norwegian
Modern form of Þóra.
Torbjørg f Norwegian
Norwegian form of Þórbjǫrg.
Torborg f Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Swedish and Norwegian form of Þórbjǫrg.
Tordis f Norwegian
Modern form of Þórdís.
Torhild f Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Þórhildr, which meant "Thor's battle" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see Thor) combined with hildr "battle".
Tori f English
Diminutive of Victoria.
Toria f English
Short form of Victoria.
Toril f Norwegian
Variant of Torhild.
Torild f Norwegian
Variant of Torhild.
Torill f Norwegian
Variant of Torhild.
Torny f Norwegian (Rare)
From the Old Norse name Þórný, which was derived from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see Thor) combined with nýr "new".
Torø f Norwegian (Rare)
Norwegian variant of Tora.
Torunn f Norwegian
Norwegian form of the Old Norse name Þórunn, from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see Thor) combined with unnr "to wave, to billow" or unna "to love".
Tory 2 f English
Variant of Tori.
Toshiko f Japanese
From Japanese (toshi) meaning "quick, clever, sharp" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji characters can also form this name.
Tosia f Polish
Polish diminutive of Antonina.
Tottie f English
Diminutive of Charlotte.
Totty f English
Diminutive of Charlotte.
Tova 1 f Hebrew
Means "good" in Hebrew.
Tova 2 f Swedish
Swedish variant of Tove.
Tovah f Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew טוֹבָה (see Tova 1).
Tove f Norwegian, Danish, Swedish
Modern form of the Old Norse name Tófa, a short form of Þórfríðr.
Tovia m & f Hebrew
Hebrew form of Tobiah, also used as a feminine form.
Toya f American (Hispanic)
Diminutive of Victoria or Custodia used among Hispanic Americans.
Tracee f English
Feminine variant of Tracy.
Tracey f & m English
Variant of Tracy.
Traci f English
Feminine variant of Tracy.
Tracie f English
Feminine variant of Tracy.
Tracy f & m English
From an English surname that was taken from a Norman French place name meaning "domain belonging to Thracius". Charles Dickens used it for a male character in his novel The Pickwick Papers (1837). It was later popularized as a feminine name by the main character Tracy Lord in the movie The Philadelphia Story (1940). This name is also sometimes used as a diminutive of Theresa.
Trajanka f Macedonian
Feminine form of Trajan 2.
Trang f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (trang) meaning "adornment, makeup".
Traudl f German
Diminutive of Gertraud or Waltraud.
Treasa f Irish
Possibly means "strength" in Irish. It is also sometimes used as an Irish form of Theresa.
Treasure f English (Modern)
From the English word, ultimately from Greek θησαυρός (thesauros) meaning "treasure, collection".
Trees f Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Theresia.
Trena f Macedonian
Short form of Trendafilka.
Trendafilka f Macedonian
Derived from Macedonian трендафил (trendafil) meaning "eglantine, sweet briar".
Tri m & f Indonesian
Means "three, third" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit त्रि (tri).
Tria f English (Rare)
Perhaps a short form of Demetria and other names ending in a similar sound.
Triana f Spanish (Modern)
From the name of a neighbourhood in the city of Seville, of uncertain meaning.
Tricia f English
Short form of Patricia.
Triin f Estonian
Diminutive of Katariina.
Triinu f Estonian
Diminutive of Katariina.
Trijntje f Dutch
Dutch diminutive of Katrijn.
Trina f English
Short form of Katrina.
Trine f Danish
Danish short form of Katrine.
Trinh f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (trinh) meaning "virtuous, chaste, loyal".
Trini f Spanish
Short form of Trinidad.
Trinidad f & m Spanish
Means "trinity" in Spanish, referring to the Holy Trinity. An island in the West Indies bears this name.
Trinity f English
From the English word Trinity, given in honour of the Christian belief that God has one essence, but three distinct expressions of being: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. It has only been in use as a given name since the 20th century.
Trish f English
Short form of Patricia.
Trisha f English
Short form of Patricia.
Trishna f Indian, Hindi
Means "thirst, desire" in Sanskrit.
Trista f English
Feminine form of Tristan.
Tristen m & f English (Modern)
Variant of Tristan, sometimes used as a feminine form.
Tristin m & f English (Modern)
Variant of Tristan, sometimes used as a feminine form.
Trix f English
Short form of Beatrix.
Trixie f English
Diminutive of Beatrix.
Trúc m & f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (trúc) meaning "bamboo".
Trude f Norwegian
Norwegian form of Trudi.
Trudi f German, English
Diminutive of Gertrude and other Germanic names ending with the element thrud "strength".
Trudie f English, Dutch
Diminutive of Gertrude.
Trudy f English, Dutch
Diminutive of Gertrude.
Truus f Dutch
Diminutive of Geertruida.
Tryphena f Biblical
From the Greek name Τρύφαινα (Tryphaina), derived from Greek τρυφή (tryphe) meaning "softness, delicacy". This name is mentioned briefly in the New Testament.
Tryphosa f Biblical, Biblical Greek, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek τρυφή (tryphe) meaning "softness, delicacy". In the New Testament this name is mentioned briefly as belonging to a companion of Tryphena.
Tsering m & f Tibetan
Alternate transcription of Tibetan ཚེ་རིང (see Tshering).
Tsetseg f Mongolian
Means "flower" in Mongolian.
Tshepo m & f Southern African, Sotho, Tswana
Means "hope" in Sotho and Tswana.
Tshering m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "long life" in Tibetan, from ཚེ (tshe) meaning "life" and རིང (ring) meaning "long".
Tsholofelo f Southern African, Tswana
Means "hope, expectation" in Tswana.
Tsila f Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew ציִלָּה (see Tzila).
Tsisana f Georgian
Probably derived from Georgian ცის (tsis) meaning "of the sky", the genitive case of ცა (tsa) meaning "sky, heaven". This is also an alternative Georgian word for the forget-me-not flower.
Tsisia f Georgian
Derived from Georgian ცის (tsis) meaning "of the sky", the genitive case of ცა (tsa) meaning "sky, heaven".
Tsiuri f Georgian
Means "heavenly, celestial" in Georgian, a derivative of ცა (tsa) meaning "sky, heaven".
Tsubaki f Japanese
From Japanese 椿 (tsubaki) meaning "camellia flower", as well as other combinations of kanji that are pronounced the same way.
Tsubame f Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese (tsubame) meaning "swallow (bird)" or other kanji that have the same pronunciation.
Tsubasa m & f Japanese
From Japanese (tsubasa) meaning "wing", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations with the same pronunciation.
Tsukiko f Japanese
From Japanese (tsuki) meaning "moon" and (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji are possible.
Tsveta f Bulgarian
Feminine form of Tsvetan.
Tsvetana f Bulgarian
Feminine form of Tsvetan.
Tsvetanka f Bulgarian
Feminine diminutive of Tsvetan.
Tu m & f Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "chart, map" or other characters with similar pronunciations.
m & f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese () meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding".
Tuana f Turkish (Modern)
Meaning unknown, possibly of Persian origin.
Tuba f Arabic, Turkish
From the name of a type of tree that is believed to grow in heaven in Islamic tradition. It means "blessedness" in Arabic.
Tuğba f Turkish
Turkish variant form of Tuba.
Tuğçe f Turkish
Derived from Turkish tuğ meaning "tail, plume", referring to a type of banner made of horse hairs used in the Ottoman Empire.
Tuija f Finnish
Means "cedar" in Finnish.
Tülay f Turkish
Means "tulle moon" in Turkish.