Masculine Names

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EREKLE m Georgian
Georgian form of Herakleios (see HERACLIUS). This name was borne by two Georgian kings of the Bagrationi dynasty.
EREN m Turkish
Means "saint, holy person" in Turkish.
EREZ m Hebrew
Means "cedar" in Hebrew.
ERFAN m Persian
Persian form of IRFAN.
ERHAN m Turkish
From Turkish er "brave man" and han, which is from the title khan meaning "leader".
ERHARD m German, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element era "honour, respect" or hari "army" combined with hard "brave, hardy". In some cases it may be a variant of EBERHARD.
ÉRIC m French
French form of ERIC.
ÈRIC m Catalan
Catalan form of ERIC.
ERIC m English, Swedish, German, Spanish
From the Old Norse name Eiríkr, derived from the elements ei "ever, always" and ríkr "ruler". A notable bearer was Eiríkr inn Rauda (Eric the Red in English), a 10th-century navigator and explorer who discovered Greenland. This was also the name of several early kings of Sweden, Denmark and Norway.... [more]
ERICH m German
German form of ERIC. The German novelist Erich Maria Remarque (1898-1970) was the author of 'All Quiet on the Western Front'.
ERICK m English
Variant of ERIC.
ÉRICO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of ERIC.
ERIK m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Hungarian, German, Dutch, English
Scandinavian form of ERIC. This was the name of kings of Sweden, Denmark and Norway. King Erik IX of Sweden (12th century) is the patron saint of that country.
ERIKAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of ERIC.
ĒRIKS m Latvian
Latvian form of ERIC.
ERKAN m Turkish
From Turkish er "brave man" and kan "blood".
ERKİN m Turkish
Means "free" in Turkish.
ERKIN m Uyghur
Uyghur form of ERKİN.
ERKKI m Finnish
Finnish form of ERIC.
ERLAND m Swedish, Danish
From the Old Norse byname Erlendr, which was derived from ørlendr meaning "foreigner".
ERLANTZ m Basque
Means "glow, shine" in Basque.
ERLE (2) m English
Variant of EARL.
ERLENDR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ERLAND.
ERLENDUR m Icelandic
Icelandic form of ERLAND.
ERLING m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Means "descendant of the jarl", a derivative of the Old Norse word jarl meaning "chieftain, nobleman, earl".
ERLINGR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ERLING.
ERLINGUR m Icelandic
Icelandic form of ERLING.
ERMACORA m Italian
Italian form of HERMAGORAS.
ERMANNO m Italian
Italian form of HERMAN.
ERMENEGILDO m Italian
Italian form of HERMENEGILDO.
ERMENRICH m Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic elements ermen "whole, universal" and ric "power". Ermenrich (also often called Ermanaric) was a 4th-century Gothic king.
ERMES m Italian
Italian form of HERMES.
ERMETE m Italian
Derived from Hermetis, the Latin genitive form of HERMES, the name of the Greek messenger god.
ERMINIO m Italian
Italian form of HERMINIUS.
ERMIS m Greek
Modern Greek form of HERMES.
ERMO m Medieval Italian
Italian diminutive of ERASMUS.
ERMOLAI m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Ермолай (see YERMOLAI).
ERN m English
Short form of ERNEST.
ERNEST m English, French, Slovene, Polish
Derived from Germanic eornost meaning "serious". It was introduced to England by the German House of Hanover when they inherited the British throne in the 18th century, though it did not become common until the following century. The American author and adventurer Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) was a famous bearer of the name. It was also used by Oscar Wilde for a character in his comedy 'The Importance of Being Earnest' (1895).
ERNESTAS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of ERNEST.
ERNESTO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of ERNEST.
ERNIE m English
Diminutive of ERNEST.
ERNO m Finnish
Finnish form of ERNEST.
ERNŐ m Hungarian
Hungarian form of ERNEST.
ERNST m German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
German, Dutch and Scandinavian form of ERNEST.
ERNUST m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ERNEST.
EROL m Turkish
Means "brave" in Turkish.
EROS m Greek Mythology
Means "love" in Greek. In Greek mythology he was a young god, the son of Aphrodite, who was armed with arrows that caused the victim to fall in love.
ERRAMUN m Basque
Basque form of RAYMOND.
ERROL m English
From a surname that was originally derived from a Scottish place name. It was popularized as a given name by the Australian actor Errol Flynn (1909-1959).
ERSKINE m Scottish, Irish, English (Rare)
From a surname that was originally derived from the name of a Scottish town meaning "projecting height" in Gaelic. A famous bearer of the name was the Irish novelist and nationalist Erskine Childers (1870-1922).
ERTUĞRUL m Turkish
From Turkish er meaning "brave man" and tuğrul, referring to a mythical bird of prey.
ERVIN m Hungarian, Croatian
Hungarian and Croatian form of ERWIN.
ERVĪNS m Latvian
Latvian form of ERWIN.
ERWAN m Breton
Breton form of IVO (1) or YVES.
ERWANN m Breton
Variant of ERWAN.
ERWIN m German, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic name Hariwini, composed of the elements hari "army" and win "friend". It may have merged somewhat with the Germanic name EBURWIN. A notable bearer was Erwin Schrödinger (1887-1961), an Austrian physicist who made contributions to quantum theory.
ERYK m Polish
Polish form of ERIC.
ESA m Finnish
Finnish form of ISAIAH.
ESAIAS m Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Form of ISAIAH used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
ESAU m Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name עֵשָׂו ('Esaw), which possibly meant "hairy". In the Old Testament Esau is the elder of the twin sons of Isaac and Rebecca. Once when he was very hungry he sold his birthright to his twin Jacob for a bowl of stew. Later Jacob disguised himself as Esau and received the elder son's blessing from the blind Isaac. Esau, also called Edom, was the ancestor of the Edomites.
'ESAW m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ESAU.
ESBJÖRN m Swedish
Swedish variant form of ÁSBJǪRN.
ESDRAS m Biblical, Biblical Greek
Greek form of EZRA. This spelling is used in parts of the Old Testament Apocrypha.
ESE m Frisian
Possibly a Frisian form of ANSO.
ESEN f & m Turkish
Means "the wind" in Turkish.
ESEOGHENE m & f Western African, Urhobo
Means "God's gift" in Urhobo.
ESER f & m Turkish
Means "product, achievement" in Turkish.
ESKANDAR m Persian
Persian form of ALEXANDER.
ESMAIL m Persian, Arabic
Persian form of ISHMAEL. It is also an alternate transcription of Arabic إسماعيل (see ISMA'IL).
ESME f & m English (British)
Variant of ESMÉ.
ESMÉ m & f English (British)
Means "esteemed" or "loved" in Old French. It was first recorded in Scotland, being borne by the first Duke of Lennox in the 16th century. It is now more common as a feminine name.
ESMOND m English (Rare)
Derived from the Old English elements east "grace" and mund "protection". This Old English name was rarely used after the Norman Conquest. It was occasionally revived in the 19th century.
ESPIRIDIÓN m Spanish
Spanish form of SPYRIDON.
ESSA m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic عيسى (see ISA (1)).
ESTAVAN m Spanish
Spanish form of STEPHEN.
ESTEBAN m Spanish
Spanish form of STEPHEN.
ESTEBE m Basque
Basque form of STEPHEN.
ESTEVÃO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of STEPHEN.
ESTÈVE m Occitan
Occitan form of STEPHEN.
ESTEVE m Catalan
Catalan form of STEPHEN.
ESTEVO m Galician
Galician form of STEPHEN.
ESTIENNE m Medieval French
Medieval French form of STEPHEN.
ETELE m Hungarian (Rare)
Probably a Hungarian form of ETZEL.
ETHAN m English, French, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name אֵיתָן ('Eitan) meaning "solid, enduring, firm". In the Old Testament this name is borne by a few minor characters, including the wise man Ethan the Ezrahite, supposedly the author of Psalm 89.... [more]
ETHELBERT m English (Archaic)
Middle English form of ÆÐELBERHT. The name was very rare after the Norman Conquest, but it was revived briefly in the 19th century.
ETHELRED m English (Archaic)
Middle English form of ÆÐELRÆD. The name was very rare after the Norman Conquest, but it was revived briefly in the 19th century.
ÉTIENNE m French
French form of STEPHEN.
ETTORE m Italian
Italian form of HECTOR.
ETZEL m Germanic Mythology
Form of ATTILA used in the medieval German saga the 'Nibelungenlied'. In the story Etzel is a fictional version of Attila the Hun.
EUAN m Scottish
Anglicized form of EOGHAN.
EUCLID m Ancient Greek (Anglicized)
From the Greek name Ευκλειδης (Eukleides), derived from Greek ευ (eu) "good" and κλεος (kleos) "glory" with the patronymic suffix ιδης (ides). This was the name of a 3rd-century BC Greek mathematician from Alexandria who made numerous contributions to geometry.
EUDES m Medieval French
Old French form of Audo (see OTTO). This was the name of an 8th-century French saint. It was also borne by a 9th-century French king.
EUDOXOS m Ancient Greek
From Greek ευδοξος (eudoxos) meaning "of good repute, honoured", itself from ευ (eu) "good" and δοξα (doxa) "notion, reputation, honour". This was the name of a 4th-century BC Greek mathematician and astronomer.
EUGEN m German, Romanian, Czech, Slovak, Croatian
Form of Eugenius (see EUGENE) in several languages.
EUGÈNE m French
French form of Eugenius (see EUGENE).
EUGENE m English
English form of Eugenius, the Latin form of the Greek name Ευγενιος (Eugenios), which was derived from the Greek word ευγενης (eugenes) meaning "well born". It is composed of the elements ευ (eu) "good" and γενης (genes) "born". This was the name of several saints and four popes.... [more]
EUGENIJUS m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Eugenius (see EUGENE).
EUGÊNIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Eugenius (see EUGENE).
EUGENIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Eugenius (see EUGENE).
EUGENIOS m Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of EUGENE.
EUGENIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Eugenios (see EUGENE).
EUGENIUSZ m Polish
Polish form of Eugenius (see EUGENE).
EUN m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" or (eun) meaning "silver, money", as well as other hanja characters that are pronounced in the same way. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name.
EUN-JUNG f & m Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 은정 (see EUN-JEONG).
EUPHEMIOS m Ancient Greek
Masculine form of EUPHEMIA.
EUPHRANOR m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ευφραινω (euphraino) meaning "to delight". This was the name of a 4th-century BC Athenian artist.
EURIG m Welsh
Derived from Welsh aur "gold".
EURIPIDES m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek Ευριπος (Euripos), referring to the strait between Euboea and Boeotia, combined with the patronymic suffix ιδης (ides). This was the name of a 5th-century BC Greek tragic poet.
EURYALUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Roman Mythology
From Greek Ευρυαλος (Euryalos) meaning "broad". This name was borne by several figures in Greek legend. In Virgil's 'Aeneid' it belongs to the friend of Nisus, with whom he is killed while raiding the Rutuli.
EUSÉBIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of EUSEBIUS.
EUSEBIO m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of EUSEBIUS.
EUSEBIOS m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek ευσεβης (eusebes) meaning "pious", itself derived from ευ (eu) "good" and σεβω (sebo) "to worship, to honour". This was the name of several saints.
EUSEBIU m Romanian
Romanian form of EUSEBIUS.
EUSEBIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of EUSEBIOS. This was the name of a 4th-century historian of the Christian church.
EUSTACE m English
English form of EUSTACHIUS or EUSTATHIUS, two names of Greek origin that have been conflated in the post-classical period. Saint Eustace, whose is known under both spellings, was a 2nd-century Roman general who became a Christian after seeing a vision of a cross between the antlers of a stag he was hunting. He was burned to death for refusing to worship the Roman gods and is now regarded as the patron saint of hunters. Due to him, this name was common in England during the Middle Ages, though it is presently rare.
EUSTACHE m French
French form of Eustachius or Eustathius (see EUSTACE).
EUSTACHIO m Italian
Italian form of Eustachius (see EUSTACE).
EUSTACHIUS m Late Roman
Possibly from the Greek name EUSTACHYS or from the same source. This (or Eustathius) is the Latin name of Saint Eustace.
EUSTACHY m Polish (Archaic)
Polish form of Eustachius (see EUSTACE).
EUSTACHYS m Ancient Greek
Means "fruitful" in Greek. It is ultimately from ευ (eu) "good" and σταχυς (stachus) "ear of corn".
EUSTÁQUIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Eustachius (see EUSTACE).
EUSTAQUIO m Spanish
Spanish form of Eustachius (see EUSTACE).
EUSTATHIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ευσταθιος (Eustathios), derived from the Greek word ευσταθης (eustathes) meaning "well-built, stable". It is ultimately from ευ (eu) "good" and ‘ιστημι (histemi) "to stand, to set up". This was the name of a few early saints, including the 2nd-century martyr also known as Eustachius (see EUSTACE).
EUSTORGIO m Italian
From Eustorgius, the Latin form of the Greek name Ευστοργιος (Eustorgios), which was from the word ευστοργος (eustorgos) meaning "content", a derivative of ευ (eu) "good" and στεργω (stergo) "to love, to be content". Saint Eustorgius was a 6th-century bishop of Milan.
EUSTORGIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Eustorgios (see EUSTORGIO).
EUTHYMIOS m Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of EUTHYMIUS.
EUTHYMIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Ευθυμιος (Euthymios) meaning "in good spirits", derived from the word ευθυμος (euthymos), which was composed of the elements ευ (eu) "good" and θυμος (thymos) "soul, spirit". This was the name of several early saints.
EUTÍMIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of EUTHYMIUS.
EUTIMIO m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of EUTHYMIUS.
EUTROPIO m Spanish
Spanish form of EUTROPIUS.
EUTROPIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Ευτροπιος (Eutropios), which was derived from the word ευτροπος (eutropos) "versatile", formed of the elements ευ (eu) "good" and τροπος (tropos) "direction, manner, fashion".
EUTYCHIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Ευτυχιος (Eutychios), a variant of Eutychos (see EUTYCHUS). This was the name of several early saints and martyrs.
EUTYCHUS m Biblical, Biblical Latin
Latinized form of the Greek name Ευτυχος (Eutychos), which was derived from Greek ευτυχης (eutyches) "fortunate". The word was formed of the elements ευ (eu) "good" and τυχη (tyche) "chance, luck, fortune". In the New Testament this is the name of a young man who went to sleep while Paul was preaching and fell from the third story of the building. He was believed to be dead, but later turned out to be alive.
ĒVALDS m Latvian
Latvian form of EWALD.
EVAN m Welsh, English
Anglicized form of Iefan, a Welsh form of JOHN.
EVANDER (1) m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Roman Mythology
Variant of Evandrus, the Latin form of the Greek name Ευανδρος (Euandros), derived from Greek ευ (eu) meaning "good" and ανηρ (aner) meaning "man" (genitive ανδρος). In Roman mythology Evander was an Arcadian hero of the Trojan War who founded the city of Pallantium near the spot where Rome was later built.
EVANDER (2) m Scottish, English
Anglicized form of IOMHAR.
EVANGELOS m Greek
Means "bringing good news" from the Greek word ευαγγελος (euangelos), a derivative of ευ (eu) "good" and αγγελος (angelos) "messenger".
ÉVARISTE m French
French form of EVARISTUS.
EVARISTO m Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of EVARISTUS.
EVARISTUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Ευαριστος (Euaristos) meaning "well pleasing" from the Greek word ευαρεστος (euarestos), derived from ευ (eu) "good, well" and αρεστος (arestos) "pleasing". This was the name of the fifth pope, supposedly martyred under Emperor Hadrian.
EVELYN f & m English, German
From an English surname that was derived from the given name AVELINE. In the 17th century when it was first used as a given name it was more common for boys, but it is now regarded as mainly feminine due to association with the related name Evelina.
EVEN m Norwegian
Variant of ØYVIND.
EVERARD m English (Rare)
Means "brave boar", derived from the Germanic elements ebur "wild boar" and hard "brave, hardy". The Normans introduced it to England, where it joined the Old English cognate Eoforheard. It has only been rarely used since the Middle Ages. Modern use of the name may be inspired by the surname Everard, itself derived from the medieval name.
EVERETT m English
From a surname that was derived from the given name EVERARD.
EVERETTE m English
Variant of EVERETT.
EVERT m Dutch
Dutch form of EVERARD.
EVGENI m Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian form of EUGENE and an alternate transcription of Russian Евгений (see YEVGENIY).
EVGENIJ m Macedonian
Macedonian form of EUGENE.
EVGENIY m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Евгений (see YEVGENIY).
EVGENY m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Евгений (see YEVGENIY).
ÉVRARD m French
French form of EVERARD.
EVREN m & f Turkish
Means "cosmos, the universe" in Turkish. In Turkic mythology the Evren is a gigantic snake-like dragon.
EVRIPIDIS m Greek
Modern Greek transcription of EURIPIDES.
EVRON m Hebrew (Rare)
From a biblical place name, also called עַבְדּוֹן ('Avdon) meaning "servile", for which it may be a clerical error.
EVŽEN m Czech
Czech form of EUGENE.
EWALD m German, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
From a Germanic name that was composed of the elements ewa "law, custom" and wald "rule".
EWAN m Scottish
Anglicized form of EOGHAN.
EWART m English
From an English and Scottish surname that was either based on a Norman form of EDWARD, or else derived from a place name of unknown meaning.
EWEN m Scottish
Variant of EWAN.
EWOUD m Dutch
Dutch form of EWALD.
EWOUT m Dutch
Dutch form of EWALD.
EYAL m Hebrew
Means "might, strength" in Hebrew.
EYMEN m Turkish
Turkish form of AYMAN.
EYSTEINN m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Derived from the Old Norse elements ey meaning "island" or "good fortune" and steinn meaning "stone".
EYTAN m Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew אֵיתָן (see EITAN).
EYÜP m Turkish
Turkish form of JOB.
EYVINDUR m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Eyvindr (see ØYVIND).
EZAR m Biblical
Variant of EZER.
EZECHIAS m Biblical Latin
Form of HEZEKIAH used in the Latin Old Testament.
EZECHIEL m Biblical Latin
Latin form of EZEKIEL used in some versions of the Vulgate.
EZEKIAS m Biblical Greek
Form of HEZEKIAH used in the Greek Old Testament.
EZEKIEL m Biblical, English
From the Hebrew name יְחֶזְקֵאל (Yechezqel) meaning "God will strengthen", from the roots חָזַק (chazaq) meaning "to strengthen" and אֵל ('el) meaning "God". Ezekiel is a major prophet of the Old Testament, the author of the Book of Ezekiel. He lived in Jerusalem until the Babylonian conquest and captivity of Israel, at which time he was taken to Babylon. The Book of Ezekiel describes his vivid symbolic visions that predict the restoration of the kingdom of Israel. As an English given name, Ezekiel has been used since the Protestant Reformation.
EZEQUIEL m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of EZEKIEL.
EZER m Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "help" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a son of Seir, as well as several other minor characters.
EZHIL m & f Tamil
Means "beauty" in Tamil.
EZIO m Italian
Italian form of AETIUS.
EZIZ m Turkmen
Turkmen form of AZIZ.
'EZRA' m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of EZRA.
EZRA m Biblical, English, Hebrew
Means "help" in Hebrew. Ezra is a prophet of the Old Testament and the author of the Book of Ezra. It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the Protestant Reformation. The American poet Ezra Pound (1885-1972) was a famous bearer.
EZRAS m Biblical Latin
Latin form of EZRA.
EZTEBE m Basque
Basque form of STEPHEN.
FAAS m Dutch
Dutch short form of BONIFAAS or SERVAAS.
FÁBIÁN m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Fabianus (see FABIAN).
FABIÁN m Spanish
Spanish form of Fabianus (see FABIAN).
FABIAN m German, Dutch, Polish, English
From the Roman cognomen Fabianus, which was derived from FABIUS. Saint Fabian was a 3rd-century pope.
FABIANO m Italian, Portuguese
Italian and Portuguese form of Fabianus (see FABIAN).
FABIANUS m Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of FABIAN.
FABIEN m French
French form of Fabianus (see FABIAN).
FABIJAN m Croatian, Slovene
Croatian and Slovene form of Fabianus (see FABIAN).
FÁBIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of FABIUS.
FABIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of FABIUS.
FABIUS m Ancient Roman
Roman family name that was derived from Latin faba "bean". Quintus Fabius Maximus was the Roman general who used delaying tactics to halt the invasion of Hannibal in the 3rd century BC.
FABÓ m Hungarian
Diminutive of FÁBIÁN.
FABRICE m French
French form of the Roman family name Fabricius, which was derived from Latin faber "craftsman". Gaius Fabricius Luscinus was a 3rd-century BC Roman general and statesman.
FABRÍCIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Fabricius (see FABRICE).
FABRICIO m Spanish
Spanish form of Fabricius (see FABRICE).
FABRICIUS m Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of FABRICE.
FABRIZIO m Italian
Italian form of Fabricius (see FABRICE).
FACHTNA m Irish, Irish Mythology
Perhaps means "hostile" in Irish Gaelic. He was the husband of Neasa in Irish legend. Some versions of the legends also have him as the father of Conchobhar.
FACUNDO m Spanish (Latin American)
From the Late Latin name Facundus, which meant "eloquent". This was the name of a few early saints, including a 3rd-century Spanish martyr.
FACUNDUS m Late Roman
Latin form of FACUNDO.
FADDEI m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Фаддей (see FADDEY).
FADDEY m Russian
Russian form of THADDEUS.
FADI m Arabic
Means "saviour" in Arabic. This is an Arabic name of Jesus.
FADIL m Arabic
Means "virtuous, generous" in Arabic.
FADL m Arabic
Means "grace, generosity" in Arabic. This was a name of both a cousin of Muhammad and a son of Abbas (the son of the fourth caliph Ali).
FAHD m Arabic
Means "panther" in Arabic.
FAHIM m Arabic
Means "intelligent, scholar" in Arabic.
FAHRİ m Turkish
Turkish form of FAKHRI.
FAIVISH m Yiddish (Rare)
Yiddish form of PHOEBUS, apparently used as a translation of Shimshon (see SAMSON).
FAIZ m Arabic
Means "victorious" in Arabic.
FAIZEL m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic فيصل (see FAYSAL).
FAKHRI m Arabic
Means "honourary" in Arabic.
FALK m German
Means "falcon" in German.
FANE m Romanian
Diminutive of ȘTEFAN.
FANG f & m Chinese
From Chinese (fāng) meaning "fragrant, virtuous, beautiful" or other characters with a similar pronunciation.
FANNAR m Icelandic
Possibly derived from Old Norse fǫnn meaning "snow drift".
FAOLÁN m Irish
Means "little wolf", derived from Gaelic fáel "wolf" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of an Irish saint who did missionary work in Scotland.
FARAG m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic فرج (see FARAJ). This corresponds more closely with the Egyptian Arabic pronunciation of the name.
FARAH m & f Arabic
Means "joy" in Arabic.
FARAI m & f Southern African, Shona
Means "rejoice" in Shona.
FARAJ m Arabic
Means "remedy" or "improvement" in Arabic.
FARAJI m Eastern African, Swahili
Means "consolation" in Swahili.
FARAMUND m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements fara "journey" and mund "protection". This was the name of a semi-legendary 5th-century king of the Franks.
FAREED m Arabic, Urdu
Alternate transcription of Arabic فريد or Urdu فرید (see FARID).
FARHAN m Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
Means "happy, cheerful" in Arabic.
FƏRİD m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of FARID.
FARID m Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Azerbaijani
Means "unique, precious", derived from Arabic فرد (farada) meaning "to be unique". This was the name of a 13th-century Persian poet.
FARIDOON m Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian فریدون (see FEREYDOUN).
FARIS m Arabic, Bosnian
Means "knight" in Arabic.
FARLEY m English (Rare)
From a surname that was originally from a place name meaning "fern clearing" in Old English. A notable bearer of this name was Canadian author Farley Mowat (1921-2014).
FARON m English
From a French surname that was derived from the Germanic given name Faro.
FAROOQ m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic فاروق (see FARUQ).
FAROUK m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic فاروق (see FARUQ).
FARQUHAR m Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of FEARCHAR.
FARRAN m English (Rare)
From an English surname that was derived from Old French ferrant meaning "iron grey".
FARRELL m English
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Fearghail meaning "descendant of FEARGHAL".
FARROKH m Persian
Means "happy, auspicious" in Persian.
FARRUKH m Urdu, Uzbek, Tajik
Urdu, Uzbek and Tajik form of FARROKH.
FARUK m Turkish, Arabic
Turkish form of FARUQ, as well as an alternate transcription of the Arabic name.
FARUQ m Arabic
Means "person who can tell right from wrong" in Arabic. This was the name of the last king of Egypt (1920-1965).
FARVALD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic elements fara "journey" and wald "power, leader, ruler".
FATHI m Arabic
Means "conqueror" in Arabic.
FATİH m Turkish
Turkish form of FATHI.
FATIN (2) m Arabic
Means "intelligent" in Arabic.
FATMIR m Albanian
Derived from Albanian fatmirë meaning "lucky".
FATSANI m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "be meek" in Chewa.
FAUNUS m Roman Mythology
Possibly means "to befriend" from Latin. Faunus was a Roman god of fertility, forests, and agriculture.
FAUST m Literature
From a German surname that was derived from the Latin name FAUSTUS. This is the name of a character in German legends about a man who makes a deal with the devil. He is believed to be based on the character of Dr. Johann Faust (1480-1540). His story was adapted by writers such as Christopher Marlowe and Goethe.
FAUSTINO m Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of the Roman cognomen Faustinus, which was itself derived from the Roman name FAUSTUS. Faustinus was the name of several early saints.
FAUSTO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of FAUSTUS.
FAUSTUS m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen meaning "auspicious, lucky" in Latin. It was also occasionally used as a praenomen, or given name. This was the name of several early Christian saints.
FAWZI m Arabic
Means "triumph" in Arabic.
FAYIZ m Arabic
Means "victor" in Arabic.
FAYSAL m Arabic
Means "a judge, arbiter" in Arabic.
FAYVEL m Yiddish (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Yiddish פֿייװל (see FEIVEL).
FAZL m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic فضل (see FADL).
FEARCHAR m Irish, Scottish
Means "dear man" from Gaelic fear "man" and char "dear".
FEARDORCHA m Irish
Means "dark man" from Gaelic fear "man" and dorcha "dark".
FEARGHAL m Irish
Means "man of valour", derived from the Gaelic elements fear "man" and gal "valour". This was the name of an 8th-century king of Ireland.
FEARGHAS m Irish, Scottish, Irish Mythology
Means "man of vigour", derived from the Gaelic elements fear "man" and gus "vigour". This was the name of several characters in Irish legend including the Ulster hero Fearghas mac Róich.
FECHÍN m Irish
Means "little raven" from Irish fiach "raven" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of an Irish saint of the 7th century who died of the yellow plague.
FEDDE m Frisian
Short form of Frisian names beginning with the Germanic element frid "peace".
FEDELE m Italian
Italian form of FIDEL.
FEDERICO m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of FREDERICK. Spanish poet Federico García Lorca (1898-1936) and Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini (1920-1993) are famous bearers of this name.
FEDERIGO m Italian (Archaic)
Archaic Italian form of FREDERICK.
FEDIR m Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of THEODORE.
FEDOR m Russian
Variant of FYODOR.
FEDOT m Russian
Russian form of THEODOTUS.
FEDYA m Russian
Diminutive of FYODOR.
FEHİM m Turkish
Turkish form of FAHIM.
FEICHÍN m Irish
Variant of FECHÍN.
FEIDHLIM m Irish
Variant of FEIDLIMID.
FEIDLIMID m & f Ancient Irish, Irish Mythology
Possibly means "beauty" or "ever good" in Irish Gaelic. This was the name of three early kings of Munster.