Masculine Names

gender
usage
Elwyn m English
Variant of Alvin.
Ely m English
Variant of Eli 1.
Emanoil m Romanian
Romanian variant form of Emmanuel.
Emánuel m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Emmanuel.
Emanuele m Italian
Italian form of Emmanuel.
Emanuil m Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Emmanuel.
Emeka m Western African, Igbo
Short form of Chukwuemeka or other Igbo names ending with the same element.
Emem m & f Western African, Ibibio
Means "peace" in Ibibio.
Emerentius m Late Roman
Derived from Latin emereo meaning "to fully deserve".
Émeric m French
French form of Emmerich.
Emerson m & f English
From an English surname meaning "son of Emery". The surname was borne by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), an American writer and philosopher who wrote about transcendentalism.
Emery m & f English
Norman form of Emmerich. The Normans introduced it to England, and though it was never popular, it survived until the end of the Middle Ages. As a modern given name, now typically feminine, it is likely inspired by the surname Emery, which was itself derived from the medieval given name. It can also be given in reference to the hard black substance called emery.
Emidio m Italian
From the Late Latin name Emygdius, which was possibly a Latinized form of a Gaulish name (of unknown meaning). Saint Emygdius was a 3rd-century bishop and martyr, the patron saint against earthquakes.
Emiel m Dutch
Dutch form of Aemilius (see Emil).
Emigdio m Spanish
Spanish form of Emygdius (see Emidio).
Emil m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Romanian, Bulgarian, Czech, Slovak, Polish, Russian, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Hungarian, Icelandic, English
From the Roman family name Aemilius, which was derived from Latin aemulus meaning "rival".
Émile m French
French form of Aemilius (see Emil). This name was borne by French author Émile Zola (1840-1902).
Emili 1 m Catalan
Catalan form of Aemilius (see Emil).
Emilian m Romanian, Polish
Romanian and Polish form of Aemilianus (see Emiliano).
Emiliano m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of the Roman cognomen Aemilianus, which was itself derived from the family name Aemilius (see Emil). This was the name of a 6th-century Spanish saint.
Émilien m French
French form of Aemilianus (see Emiliano).
Emílio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Aemilius (see Emil).
Emilio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Aemilius (see Emil).
Emilios m Greek
Greek form of Aemilius (see Emil).
Emilis m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Aemilius (see Emil).
Emiliyan m Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Aemilianus (see Emiliano).
Emīls m Latvian
Latvian form of Aemilius (see Emil).
Emin m Turkish, Azerbaijani, Bosnian
Turkish, Azerbaijani and Bosnian form of Amin.
Emir m Turkish, Bosnian
Turkish form and Bosnian variant of Amir 1.
Emirhan m Turkish
Derived from Turkish emir "amir, prince" and han "khan, ruler, leader".
Emlyn m Welsh
From the name of an ancient region of southwestern Wales, its name meaning "around the valley" from Welsh am "around" and glyn "valley". It has also been suggested that this name is a Welsh form of Latin Aemilianus (see Emiliano), though this appears to be unfounded.
Emmanouel m Biblical Greek
Form of Immanuel used in the Greek Bible.
Emmanouil m Greek
Greek form of Emmanuel.
Emmanuel m Biblical, French, English
From the Hebrew name עִמָּנוּאֵל ('Immanu'el) meaning "God is with us", from the roots עִם ('im) meaning "with" and אֵל ('el) meaning "God". This was the foretold name of the Messiah in the Old Testament. It has been used in England since the 16th century in the spellings Emmanuel and Immanuel, though it has not been widespread. The name has been more common in continental Europe, especially in Spain and Portugal (in the spellings Manuel and Manoel).
Emmanuhel m Biblical Latin
Form of Immanuel used in the Latin Bible.
Emmanuil m Russian
Russian form of Emmanuel.
Emmerich m German, Ancient Germanic
Germanic name, in which the second element is ric meaning "ruler". The first element may be ermen "whole, universal" (making it a relative of Ermenrich), amal "work, labour" (making it a relative of Amalric) or heim "home" (making it a relative of Henry). It is likely that several forms merged into a single name.
Emmet m English
Variant of Emmett. It is used in Ireland in honour of the nationalist and rebel Robert Emmet (1778-1803).
Emmett m English
From an English surname that was derived from a diminutive of the feminine given name Emma.
Emmitt m English
Variant of Emmett. The American football player Emmitt Smith (1969-) is a famous bearer.
Emory m & f English
Variant of Emery.
Emrah m Turkish, Bosnian
Possibly a variant of Emre.
Emre m Turkish
Means "friend, brother" in Turkish. This name was borne by the 13th-century Turkish poet Yunus Emre.
Emrik m Swedish, Norwegian
Swedish and Norwegian form of Emmerich.
Emrys m Welsh
Welsh form of Ambrose. Emrys Wledig (or Ambrosius Aurelianus) was a Romano-British military leader who fought against the invading Anglo-Saxons in the 5th century. Tales of his life were used by the 12th-century chronicler Geoffrey of Monmouth to help shape the early character of Merlin, whom he called Merlinus Ambrosius in Latin.
Emygdius m Late Roman
Latin form of Emidio.
Emyr m Welsh
Means "king, lord" in Welsh.
Enda m Irish
Anglicized form of Éanna.
Endel m Estonian
Masculine form of Endla.
Ender m Turkish
Means "very rare" in Turkish.
Endika m Basque
Basque form of Heinrich (see Henry).
Endre 1 m Hungarian
Possibly a Hungarian form of Andrew, though it may in fact originate from a pre-Christian source.
Endre 2 m Norwegian
Norwegian short form of Eindride.
Endrit m Albanian
From Albanian dritë meaning "light".
Endymion m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ἐνδύω (endyo) meaning "to dive into, to enter". In Greek mythology he was an Aeolian mortal loved by the moon goddess Selene, who asked Zeus to grant him eternal life. Zeus complied by putting him into an eternal sleep in a cave on Mount Latmos.
Enea m Italian
Italian form of Aeneas.
Enéas m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Aeneas.
Enej m Slovene
Slovene form of Aeneas.
Eneko m Basque
Possibly derived from Basque ene "my" and ko, a diminutive suffix. This was the name of the first king of Pamplona or Navarre (9th century), whose name is usually rendered as Íñigo.
Enes m Turkish, Bosnian
Turkish and Bosnian form of Anis.
Engel m & f German (Rare), Ancient Germanic
Originally this was a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element angil, referring to the Germanic tribe known in English as the Angles. Since the Middle Ages it has been firmly associated with the German word Engel meaning "angel".
Engelbert m German, Ancient Germanic
Germanic name composed of the elements angil, the name of a Germanic tribe known in English as the Angles, and beraht "bright". Saint Engelbert was a 13th-century archbishop of Cologne murdered by assassins.
Engin m Turkish
Means "vast" in Turkish.
Enguerrand m Medieval French
Medieval French form of the Germanic name Engilram, which was composed of the elements angil, the name of a Germanic tribe known in English as the Angles, and hramn "raven". This was the name of several French nobles from Picardy.
Eniola f & m Western African, Yoruba
Means "person of wealth" in Yoruba.
Enis m Turkish, Bosnian
Turkish and Bosnian form of Anis.
Enitan m & f Western African, Yoruba
Means "person with a story, storied person" in Yoruba.
Enki m Sumerian Mythology
From Sumerian 𒂗 (en) meaning "lord" and 𒆠 (ki) meaning "earth, ground" (though maybe originally from 𒆳 (kur) meaning "underworld, mountain"). Enki, called Ea by the Akkadians, Assyrians and Babylonians, was the Sumerian god of water and wisdom and the keeper of the Me, the divine laws.
Enlil m Sumerian Mythology
From Sumerian 𒂗 (en) meaning "lord" and possibly 𒆤 (lil) meaning "wind". Enlil was the Sumerian god of the wind and storms, the son of An and Ki. He was later worshipped by the Akkadians, Assyrians, Babylonians, and other Mesopotamian peoples.
Enn m Estonian
Estonian short form of Hendrik.
Énna m Old Irish
Possibly from Old Irish én meaning "bird". This was the name of several Irish kings and heroes. It was also borne by a 6th-century saint who built the monastery of Killeany on Aran.
Énnae m Old Irish
Variant of Énna.
Enniaun m Old Welsh
Old Welsh form of Einion.
Ennio m Italian
Italian form of the Roman family name Ennius, which is of unknown meaning. Quintus Ennius was an early Roman poet.
Ennis m English
From an Irish surname that was derived from inis meaning "island".
Ennius m Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of Ennio.
Enobarbus m Literature
Form of Ahenobarbus used by Shakespeare in his play Antony and Cleopatra (1606).
Enoch m Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name חֲנוֹך (Chanokh) meaning "dedicated". In Genesis in the Old Testament this is the name of the son of Cain. It is also the name of a son of Jared and the father of Methuselah, who was the supposed author of the apocryphal Books of Enoch.
Enok m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Scandinavian form of Enoch.
Enos m Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of Enosh used in many versions of the Old Testament.
Enosh m Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "man, person, mortal" in Hebrew. He was a son of Seth and a grandson of Adam in the genealogies in Genesis in the Old Testament.
Enric m Catalan
Catalan form of Heinrich (see Henry).
Enrico m Italian
Italian form of Heinrich (see Henry). Enrico Fermi (1901-1954) was an Italian physicist who did work on the development of the nuclear bomb.
Enrique m Spanish
Spanish form of Heinrich (see Henry).
Ensar m Turkish
Turkish form of Ansar.
Ensio m Finnish
Derived from Finnish ensi meaning "first".
Enu m & f Western African, Akan
Means "fifth born child" in Akan.
Enver m Turkish, Bosnian
Turkish and Bosnian form of Anwar.
Enyinnaya m Western African, Igbo
Means "his father's friend" in Igbo.
Enzo m Italian
The meaning of this name is uncertain. In some cases it seems to be an old Italian form of Heinz, though in other cases it could be a variant of the Germanic name Anzo. In modern times it is also used as a short form of names ending in enzo, such as Vincenzo or Lorenzo.
Eochaid m Old Irish
Old Irish form of Eochaidh.
Eochaidh m Medieval Irish
From the Old Irish name Eochaid meaning "horseman", derived from ech "horse". This name was borne by many historical and legendary Irish kings.
Eoforwine m Anglo-Saxon
Derived from the Old English elements eofor "boar" and wine "friend". This name was rarely used after the Norman Conquest.
Eógan m Old Irish, Irish Mythology
Old Irish form of Eoghan.
Eoghan m Irish, Irish Mythology
Possibly means "born from the yew tree", from Old Irish "yew" and the suffix gan "born". Alternatively, it might be derived from the Latin name Eugenius. It was borne by several legendary or semi-legendary Irish figures, including a son of the king Niall of the Nine Hostages.
Eòghann m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Eoghan.
Eòin m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Iohannes (see John) used in the Bible.
Eoin m Irish
Irish form of Iohannes (see John) used in the Bible.
Epaphras m Biblical, Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Derived from Greek ἔπαφρος (epaphros) meaning "foamy". In the New Testament this is the name of one of Paul's co-workers.
Epaphroditos m Ancient Greek
Means "lovely, charming", derived from Greek ἐπί (epi) meaning "on" combined with the name of the Greek love goddess Aphrodite.
Ephesius m Late Roman
Latin form of Efisio.
Ephraim m Biblical, Hebrew, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name אֶפְרָיִם ('Efrayim) meaning "fruitful". In the Old Testament Ephraim is a son of Joseph and Asenath and the founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel.
Epifanio m Spanish, Italian
From the Latin name Epiphanius, which was from the Greek name Ἐπιφάνιος (Epiphanios), itself derived from the Greek word ἐπιφάνεια (epiphaneia) meaning "appearance, manifestation". This name was borne by a few early saints. It is associated with the event known in English as the Epiphany (Spanish Epifanía, Italian Epifania, Latin Epiphania), the coming of the three Magi to visit the infant Jesus.
Epiktetos m Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek name meaning "newly acquired". This was the name of a 1st-century Greek stoic philosopher.
Epimetheus m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ἐπιμήθεια (epimetheia) meaning "hindsight, hindthought". In Greek mythology he was a Titan, the brother of the god of forethought Prometheus.
Epiphanes m Ancient Greek
Means "appearing, manifesting" in Greek. This was an epithet of two 2nd-century BC Hellenistic rulers: the Seleucid king Antiochus IV and the Ptolemaic king Ptolemy V.
Epiphanius m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Epiphanios (see Epifanio).
Eraldo m Italian
Variant of Aroldo.
Eran m Biblical
Means "watchful, vigilant" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is a grandson of Ephraim.
Erasmo m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Erasmus.
Erasmos m Ancient Greek
Greek form of Erasmus.
Erasmus m Late Greek (Latinized)
Derived from Greek ἐράσμιος (erasmios) meaning "beloved". Saint Erasmus, also known as Saint Elmo, was a 4th-century martyr who is the patron saint of sailors. Erasmus was also the name of a Dutch scholar of the Renaissance period.
Erast m Russian (Rare), Ukrainian (Rare)
Russian and Ukrainian form of Erastus.
Erastus m Biblical, Biblical Latin
Latinized form of the Greek name Ἔραστος (Erastos) meaning "beloved". This was the name of an assistant of Paul mentioned in Acts and two epistles in the New Testament.
Erasyl m Kazakh
Means "noble hero" in Kazakh.
Erazem m Slovene
Slovene form of Erasmus.
Ercan m Turkish
From Turkish er meaning "brave man" and can meaning "soul, life".
Ercanbald m Ancient Germanic
Old Germanic form of Archibald.
Ercole m Italian
Italian form of Hercules.
Ercwlff m Welsh (Rare)
Welsh form of Hercules.
Erdem m Turkish
Means "virtue" in Turkish.
Erdmann m German (Archaic)
Variant of Hartmann. It can also be interpreted as meaning "earth man" from German Erde "earth", and thus was sometimes used as a translation of Adam.
Erdoğan m Turkish
From Turkish er "brave man" and doğan "falcon".
Erebos m Greek Mythology
Greek form of Erebus.
Erebus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Ἔρεβος (Erebos), which means "nether darkness". Erebus was the personification of the primordial darkness in Greek mythology.
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
Means "ever ruler", from the Old Norse name Eiríkr, derived from the elements ei "ever, always" and ríkr "ruler, mighty". 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, Estonian, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Hungarian, German, Dutch, English, Spanish
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".
Erkin m Uzbek, Uyghur, Turkish
Means "free" in Uzbek, Uyghur and Turkish.
Erkki m Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of Eric.
Erland m Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
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.
Erlend m Norwegian
Variant of Erland.
Erlendr m Old Norse
Old Norse form of Erland.
Erlendur m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Erland.
Erling m Norwegian, Danish, Swedish
Means "descendant of the jarl", a derivative of the Old Norse word jarl meaning "chieftain, nobleman, earl".
Erlingr m Old Norse
Old Norse form of Erling.
Erlingur m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Erling.
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 "ruler, mighty". 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 (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Russian Ермолай (see Yermolay).
Ern m English
Short form of Ernest.
Ernest m English, French, Catalan, Polish, Slovak, Slovene
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 Scottish surname that was originally derived from village by this name in Perthshire. It was popularized as a given name by the Australian actor Errol Flynn (1909-1959).
Erskine m English (Rare)
From a Scottish surname that was originally derived from the name of a town near Glasgow. The town's name possibly means "projecting height" in Gaelic. A famous bearer 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, Albanian, Croatian, Estonian
Hungarian, Albanian, Croatian and Estonian 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, Polish, 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 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.
Eskil m Norwegian, Swedish, Danish
Modern Scandinavian form of Ásketill.
Esko m Finnish
Finnish form of Ásketill.
Eslem f & m Turkish (Modern)
Possibly from Arabic أسْلَمَ (aslama) meaning "to submit".
Esmaeel m Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian اسماعیل (see Esmail).
Esmaeil m Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian اسماعیل (see Esmail).
Esmail m Persian, Arabic
Persian form of Ishmael. It is also an alternate transcription of Arabic إسماعيل (see Isma'il). This was the name of the founder of the Safavid Empire in Iran in the early 16th century.
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.
Espen m Norwegian
Variant of Asbjørn.
Essa m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic عيسى (see Isa 1).
Estanislao m Spanish
Spanish form of Stanislav.
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
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 Eòghann.
Euclid m Ancient Greek (Anglicized)
From the Greek name Εὐκλείδης (Eukleides), derived from Greek εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and κλέος (kleos) meaning "glory" with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (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.
Eudokimos m Late Greek
From Greek εὐδόκιμος (eudokimos) meaning "in good repute, honoured", itself from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and δόκιμος (dokimos) meaning "approved, esteemed".
Eudoxos m Ancient Greek
From Greek εὔδοξος (eudoxos) meaning "of good repute, honoured", itself from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and δόξα (doxa) meaning "notion, reputation, honour". This was the name of a 4th-century BC Greek mathematician and astronomer.
Eugen m German, Romanian, 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 Εὐγένιος (Eugenios), which was derived from the Greek word εὐγενής (eugenes) meaning "well born". It is composed of the elements εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and γενής (genes) meaning "born". This was the name of several saints and four popes.... [more]
Eugenijus m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Eugenius (see Eugene).
Eugénio m Portuguese (European)
European Portuguese form of Eugenius (see Eugene).
Eugênio m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian 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).
Eugraphios m Ancient Greek
From Greek εὐγραφής (eugraphes) meaning "well-drawn" or "well-written", itself from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and γραφή (graphe) meaning "drawing, writing". Saint Eugraphios or Eugraphos was a 3rd- or 4th-century martyr from Alexandria.
Eulogio m Spanish
Spanish form of Eulogius.
Eulogios m Late Greek
Greek form of Eulogius.
Eulogius m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Εὐλόγιος (Eulogios), derived from either of the words εὔλογος (eulogos) meaning "reasonable" or εὐλογία (eulogia) meaning "good language, praise, blessing". Both words are themselves derived from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and λόγος (logos) meaning "drawing, writing".... [more]
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).
Eun-U m & f Korean
From Sino-Korean (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" combined with (u) meaning "house, eaves, universe" or (u) meaning "divine intervention, protection". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
Eun-Woo m & f Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 은우 (see Eun-U).
Euphemios m Ancient Greek
Masculine form of Euphemia.
Euphranor m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek εὐφραίνω (euphraino) meaning "to delight". This was the name of a 4th-century BC Athenian artist.
Eurig m Welsh
Derived from Welsh aur meaning "gold" combined with a diminutive suffix.
Euripides m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek Εὔριπος (Euripos), referring to the strait between Euboea and Boeotia, combined with the patronymic suffix ἴδης (ides). This was the name of a 5th-century BC Greek tragic poet.
Euryalus m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Roman Mythology
From Greek Εὐρύαλος (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 εὐσεβής (eusebes) meaning "pious", itself derived from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and σέβω (sebo) meaning "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, who 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 elements. 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 the elements εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and στάχυς (stachys) meaning "ear of corn".
Eustáquio m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese form of Eustachius (see Eustace).
Eustaquio m Spanish
Spanish form of Eustachius (see Eustace).
Eustathius m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Εὐστάθιος (Eustathios), derived from the Greek word εὐσταθής (eustathes) meaning "well-built, stable". It is ultimately from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and ἵστημι (histemi) meaning "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 (Rare)
From Eustorgius, the Latin form of the Greek name Εὐστόργιος (Eustorgios), which was from the word εὔστοργος (eustorgos) meaning "content", a derivative of εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and στέργω (stergo) meaning "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 Εὐθύμιος (Euthymios) meaning "in good spirits, generous", derived from the word εὔθυμος (euthymos), which was composed of the elements εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and θυμός (thymos) meaning "soul, spirit". This was the name of several early saints.
Eutímio m Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of Euthymius.
Eutimio m Spanish, Italian (Rare)
Spanish and Italian form of Euthymius.
Eutropius m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Εὐτρόπιος (Eutropios), which was derived from the word εὔτροπος (eutropos) meaning "versatile", formed of the elements εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and τρόπος (tropos) meaning "direction, manner, fashion".
Eutychius m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Εὐτύχιος (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 Εὔτυχος (Eutychos), which was derived from Greek εὐτυχής (eutyches) meaning "fortunate". The word was formed of the elements εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and τύχη (tyche) meaning "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 Ifan, a Welsh form of John.
Evander 1 m Greek Mythology (Latinized), Roman Mythology
Variant of Evandrus, the Latin form of the Greek name Εὔανδρος (Euandros) meaning "good of man", derived from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man" (genitive ἀνδρός). 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
Anglicized form of Iomhar.