Masculine Names

gender
usage
Evangelos m Greek
Means "bringing good news" from the Greek word εὐάγγελος (euangelos), a derivative of εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and ἄγγελος (angelos) meaning "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 Εὐάριστος (Euaristos) meaning "well pleasing" from the Greek word εὐάρεστος (euarestos), derived from εὖ (eu) meaning "good, well" and ἀρεστός (arestos) meaning "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 almost entirely feminine, probably in part because of its similarity to Eve and Evelina.... [more]
Even m Norwegian
Variant of Øyvind.
Ever m & f English (Modern)
Simply from the English word ever, derived from Old English æfre.
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 an English surname that was derived from the given name Everard.
Everette m English
Variant of Everett.
Evert m Dutch, Swedish
Dutch and Swedish form of Everard.
Evgeni m Bulgarian, Georgian, Russian
Bulgarian and Georgian form of Eugene, as well as an alternate transcription of Russian Евгений (see Yevgeniy).
Evgenij m Macedonian
Macedonian form of Eugene.
Evgenios m Greek
Modern Greek form of Eugene.
Evgeniy m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Евгений (see Yevgeniy).
Evgeny m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Евгений (see Yevgeniy).
Evhen m Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Ukrainian Євген (see Yevhen).
Eviatar m Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew אֶבְיָתָר (see Evyatar).
Evlogi m Bulgarian (Rare)
Bulgarian form of Eulogius.
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 form 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 Eòghann.
Ewart m English (Rare)
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
Anglicized form of Eòghann.
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 Old Norse, 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.
Eyvindr m Old Norse
Old Norse form of Øyvind.
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 (Rare)
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, Romanian, 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 meaning "bean". Quintus Fabius Maximus was the Roman general who used delaying tactics to halt the invasion of Hannibal in the 3rd century BC.
Fabrice m French
French form of the Roman family name Fabricius, which was derived from Latin faber meaning "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, Old Irish, Irish Mythology
Possibly from Old Irish facht meaning "malice". This was the name of a legendary high king of Ireland, said in some traditions to be the husband of Neasa and the father of Conchobar.
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 (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Russian Фаддей (see Faddey).
Faddey m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Thaddeus.
Fadhili m Eastern African, Swahili
Means "kindness, favour" in Swahili, ultimately from Arabic.
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).
Fáelán m Old Irish
Old Irish form of Faolán.
Fahd m Arabic
Means "panther" in Arabic.
Fahim m Arabic
Means "intelligent, scholar" in Arabic.
Fahri m Turkish
Turkish form of Fakhri.
Faisal m Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, Malay, Indonesian
Alternate transcription of Arabic فيصل (see Faysal), as well as the usual Urdu, Bengali, Malay and Indonesian form.
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 (Rare)
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 (Rare)
Means "little wolf", derived from Old Irish 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 f & m Arabic, Malay
Means "joy, happiness" in Arabic.
Farai m & f Southern African, Shona
From Shona fara meaning "rejoice, be happy".
Faraj m Arabic
Means "comfort, relief" in Arabic.
Faraji m Eastern African, Swahili
Means "consolation" in Swahili (of Arabic origin).
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).
Fərhad m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Farhad.
Farhad m Persian
Means "gained, earned" in Old Persian. This was the name of several rulers of Parthia. Their names are often spelled Phraates after the Hellenied form Φραάτης.
Farhan m Arabic, Urdu, Bengali
Means "happy, cheerful" in Arabic.
Farhata m Ancient Persian
Old Persian form of Farhad.
Fərid m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Farid.
Farid m Arabic, Persian, Urdu
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 "horseman, 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 Scottish
Anglicized form of Fearchar.
Farrell m English
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Fearghail, derived from the given name Fearghal.
Farrokh m Persian
Means "happy, auspicious" in Persian.
Farruh m Uzbek
Uzbek form of Farrokh.
Farrukh m Urdu, Tajik
Urdu and Tajik form of Farrokh.
Farrux m Uzbek
Uzbek 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.
Fatih m Turkish
From Arabic فاتح (fatih) meaning "conqueror".
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.
Faustin m French
French form of Faustinus (see Faustino). It is currently more common in French-speaking Africa and the French Caribbean than it is in France. A famous bearer was Faustin Soulouque (1782-1867), a president and then emperor of Haiti.
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.
Favour m & f English (African)
From the English word favour, ultimately from Latin faveo "to favour". This name is most common in Nigeria and other parts of Africa.
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).
Fazıl m Turkish
Turkish form of Fadl.
Fazl m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic فضل (see Fadl).
Fearchar m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of the Old Irish name Ferchar, from fer "man" and carae "friend". This was the name of early kings of Dál Riata (sometimes as Ferchar).
Feardorcha m Irish (Rare)
Means "dark man" from Old Irish fer "man" and dorchae "dark".
Fearghal m Irish
Modern Irish Gaelic form of Fergal.
Fearghas m Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Irish Mythology
Irish and Scottish Gaelic form of Fergus.
Fearghus m Irish
Irish form of Fergus.
Féchín m Old Irish
Means "little raven" from Old Irish fiach "raven" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of an Irish saint of the 7th century, the founder of the monastery at Fore. He 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.
Fehim m Turkish
Turkish form of Fahim.
Feidhlim m Irish
Modern Irish Gaelic form of Feidlimid.
Feidhlimidh m Irish (Rare)
Modern Irish Gaelic form of Feidlimid.
Feidlimid m & f Old Irish, Irish Mythology
Traditionally said to mean "ever good", it might be related to Old Irish feidil "enduring, constant". This was the name of three early kings of Munster. It was also borne by a 6th-century saint, typically called Saint Felim. In Irish legend, it was the name of the father of Deirdre.
Feilim m Irish
Modern Irish Gaelic form of Feidlimid.
Feivel m Yiddish (Rare)
Diminutive of Faivish.
Félagi m Old Norse
Means "fellow, partner" in Old Norse.
Felice m Italian
Italian form of Felix.
Feliciano m Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of the Roman name Felicianus, which was itself derived from the Roman name Felix. It was borne by a number of early saints, including a 3rd-century bishop of Foligno.
Felicianus m Late Roman
Original Latin form of Feliciano.
Félicien m French
French form of Felicianus (see Feliciano).
Felicius m Late Roman
Masculine form of Felicia. This was the name of a 4th-century saint, a companion of Saint Castor of Karden.
Felicjan m Polish
Polish form of Felicianus (see Feliciano).
Feliks m Russian, Slovene, Polish
Russian, Slovene and Polish form of Felix.
Felim m Irish
Anglicized form of Feidhlim.
Felinus m Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "cat-like". This was the name of a possibly legendary saint who was martyred with Gratian in the 3rd century.
Felip m Catalan
Catalan form of Philip.
Felipe m Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese form of Philip.
Felipinho m Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Portuguese diminutive of Felipe.
Feliu m Catalan (Rare)
Catalan form of Felix.
Félix m French, Spanish, Portuguese
French, Spanish and Portuguese form of Felix.
Felix m German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, English, Romanian, Ancient Roman, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From a Roman cognomen meaning "lucky, successful" in Latin. It was acquired as an agnomen, or nickname, by the 1st-century BC Roman general Sulla. It also appears in the New Testament belonging to the governor of Judea who imprisoned Saint Paul.... [more]
Femme m Frisian
Diminutive of Germanic names beginning with the element frid "peace".
Fen 1 f & m Chinese
From Chinese (fēn) meaning "fragrance, aroma, perfume" (which is usually only feminine) or (fèn) meaning "strive, exert" (usually only masculine). Other Chinese characters are also possible.
Fen 2 m Frisian
Diminutive of Germanic names beginning with the element frid "peace".
Fenrir m Norse Mythology
From Old Norse fen meaning "marsh, fen". In Norse mythology Fenrir was a ferocious wolf, one of the offspring of Loki and the giantess Angrboða. Because it was foretold he would bring about disaster, the gods bound him with a magical fetter, though in the process Tyr's hand was bitten off. At the time of Ragnarök, the end of the world, it is told that he will break free and kill Odin.
Fenton m English
From a surname that was originally taken from a place name meaning "marsh town" in Old English.
Ferapont m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of Therapon.
Ferchar m Old Irish
Old Irish form of Fearchar.
Ferdi m German, Dutch
Short form of Ferdinand.
Ferdie m English
Diminutive of Ferdinand.
Ferdinánd m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Ferdinand.
Ferdinand m German, French, Dutch, English, Slovak, Czech, Slovene, Croatian, Ancient Germanic
From Ferdinando, the old Spanish form of a Germanic name composed of the elements fardi "journey" and nand "daring, brave". The Visigoths brought the name to the Iberian Peninsula, where it entered into the royal families of Spain and Portugal. From there it became common among the Habsburg royal family of the Holy Roman Empire and Austria, starting with the Spanish-born Ferdinand I in the 16th century. A notable bearer was Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan (1480-1521), called Fernão de Magalhães in Portuguese, who was the leader of the first expedition to sail around the earth.
Ferdinando m Italian
Italian form of Ferdinand.
Ferdo m Slovene, Croatian
Diminutive of Ferdinand.
Ferdous m & f Bengali
Bengali form of Firdaus.
Ferdowsi m History
From the Persian byname فردوسی (Ferdosi) meaning "paradisiacal, heavenly", derived from Arabic فردوس (firdaws), itself of Avestan origin. Ferdowsi was an 10th-century poet and historian, the author of the epic Shahnameh, which tells the history of Persia.
Ferdy m English
Diminutive of Ferdinand.
Ferdynand m Polish
Polish form of Ferdinand.
Ferenc m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Francis.
Fereydoon m Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian فریدون (see Fereydoun).
Fereydoun m Persian, Persian Mythology
Means "the third" in Persian. In the 10th-century Persian epic the Shahnameh this is the name of a virtuous king who ruled for 500 years.
Fergal m Irish, Old Irish
Means "man of valour", derived from the Old Irish elements fer "man" and gal "valour". This was the name of an 8th-century king of Ireland. As well as the Old Irish form of the name, this is the usual Anglicization of the Modern Irish form Fearghal.
Fergie m Scottish
Diminutive form of Fergus.
Fergus m Irish, Scottish, Irish Mythology, Old Irish
Means "man of vigour", derived from the Old Irish elements fer "man" and guss "vigour, strength, force". This was the name of several early rulers of Ireland and Dál Riata, as well as many characters from Irish legend. Notably it was borne by the hero Fergus mac Róich, who was tricked into giving up the kingship of Ulster to Conchobar. However, he remained loyal to the new king until Conchobar betrayed Deirdre and Naoise, at which point he defected to Connacht in anger. The name was also borne by an 8th-century saint, a missionary to Scotland.... [more]
Ferhat m Turkish
Turkish form of Farhad.
Feri m Hungarian
Diminutive of Ferenc.
Ferid m Bosnian
Bosnian form of Farid.
Feridun m Turkish
Turkish form of Fereydoun.
Ferit m Turkish
Turkish form of Farid.
Fermín m Spanish
Spanish form of Firmin.
Fermin m Basque
Basque form of Firmin. This is the name of the patron saint of the city of Pamplona in Navarre, Spain.
Fermintxo m Basque
Basque diminutive of Firmin.
Fernand m French
French form of Ferdinand.
Fernando m Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Ferdinand.
Fernão m Portuguese (Archaic)
Portuguese form of Ferdinand. This name was borne by the Portuguese explorer Fernão de Magalhães (1480-1521), better known in English as Ferdinand Magellan.
Feroz m Urdu
Urdu form of Firouz.
Feroze m Urdu
Alternate transcription of Urdu فیروز (see Feroz).
Ferran m Catalan
Catalan form of Ferdinand.
Ferrer m Various
From a surname that meant "blacksmith" in Catalan. This name is often given in honour of Saint Vicente Ferrer, a 14th-century missionary who is the patron saint of builders.
Ferruccio m Italian
Derived from the Late Latin name Ferrutius, a derivative of ferrum meaning "iron, sword". Saint Ferrutius was a 3rd-century martyr with his brother Ferreolus.
Fester m Popular Culture
From the English word fester meaning "rot, rankle". This is the name of the uncle on the Addams Family television series (1964-1966) and subsequent adaptations. The character was created by the cartoonist Charles Addams in the 1930s, though he was not named.
Festus m Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin, Biblical
Roman cognomen, possibly meaning "festival, holiday" in Latin. This was the name of a Roman official in the New Testament.
Fevzi m Turkish
Turkish form of Fawzi.
Ffransis m Welsh
Welsh form of Francis.
Fiachna m Irish Mythology, Old Irish
Derived from Irish fiach meaning "raven". This is the name of several characters from Irish legend. It was also borne by Fiachna mac Báetáin, a 7th-century king of Dál Araide.
Fiachra m Irish, Irish Mythology
From Old Irish Fiachrae, possibly from fiach "raven" or fích "battle" combined with "king". This was the name of several legendary figures, including one of the four children of Lir transformed into swans for a period of 900 years. This is also the name of the patron saint of gardeners: a 7th-century Irish abbot who settled in France, usually called Saint Fiacre.
Fiacre m French (Rare)
French form of Fiachra.
Fidel m Spanish
From the Late Latin name Fidelis meaning "faithful", a derivative of fides "faith". A famous bearer was the revolutionary leader and Cuban president Fidel Castro (1926-2016).
Fidelis m Late Roman
Original form of Fidel.
Fido m Pet
From Latin fidus meaning "faithful". This name is commonly given to dogs.
Fiete m German
Diminutive of Friedrich.
Fife m Scottish (Rare)
From a Scottish place name that was formerly the name of a kingdom in Scotland. It is said to be named for a Pictish kingdom called Fib.
Figaro m Literature
Created by playwright Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais for the central character in his plays The Barber of Seville (1775), The Marriage of Figaro (1784) and The Guilty Mother (1792). Beaumarchais may have based the character's name on the French phrase fils Caron meaning "son of Caron", which was his own nickname and would have been pronounced in a similar way. In modern French the word figaro has acquired the meaning "barber", reflecting the character's profession.
Fihr m Arabic
Means "stone pestle" in Arabic. This was the name of an ancestor of Muhammad.
Fikret m Turkish
From Arabic فكرة (fikrah) meaning "thought, idea".
Fikri m Arabic, Turkish
Means "intellectual" in Arabic, a derivative of فكر (fakara) meaning "to think, to reflect".
Filadelfo m Italian
Italian form of Philadelphos.
Filbert m Eastern African
Variant of Filibert. It is particularly used in Tanzania due to track star Filbert Bayi (1953-), who set a world record running the 1500 meter in 1974.
Filib m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Philip.
Filibert m German (Rare), Ancient Germanic
Means "much brightness" from the Germanic elements filu "much" and beraht "bright".
Filiberto m Italian
Italian form of Filibert.
Filimon m Romanian (Rare)
Romanian form of Philemon.
Filipe m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Philip.
Filipp m Russian
Russian form of Philip.
Filippo m Italian
Italian form of Philip.
Filippos m Greek
Modern Greek form of Philip.
Filippu m Corsican, Old Church Slavic
Corsican form of Philip, as well as the Old Church Slavic form.
Filippus m Dutch (Rare)
Official Dutch form of Philip, used on birth certificates but not commonly in daily life.
Filips m Latvian
Latvian form of Philip.
Fillin m Irish (Rare)
Anglicized form of Faolán.
Fima m Russian
Diminutive of Yefim.
Finbar m Irish
Anglicized form of Irish Fionnbharr, Old Irish Finnbarr, derived from finn "white, fair" and barr "top, head". Saint Finbar of Cork was a 6th-century bishop who supposedly performed miraculous cures. The Isle of Barra off Scotland was (probably) named for him.
Finbarr m Irish
Variant of Finbar.
Findlay m Scottish
Anglicized form of Fionnlagh.
Finees m Biblical Latin
Form of Phinehas used in the Latin Old Testament.
Fingal m Literature
Means "white stranger", derived from the Old Irish elements finn "white, fair" and gall "foreigner, stranger". This was the name of the hero in the Scottish author James Macpherson's 1761 poem Fingal, which he claimed to have based on early Gaelic legends about Fionn mac Cumhaill.
Finlay m Scottish, English
Anglicized form of Fionnlagh. This spelling is more common in Scotland, though in England and Wales the variant Finley has been more popular since 2007.
Finley m & f English
Variant of Finlay. This is by far the preferred spelling in the United States, where it has lately been more common as a feminine name.
Finn 1 m Irish Mythology, Old Irish, Irish, English, Dutch, German
Old Irish form of Fionn, as well as the usual Anglicized spelling of the name. As a surname it is borne by Huckleberry Finn, a character in Mark Twain's novels.
Finn 2 m Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch, German
From the Old Norse name Finnr, which meant "Sámi, person from Finland".
Finnán m Old Irish
Older form of Fionnán.
Finnbarr m Old Irish
Old Irish form of Finbar.
Finnegan m English (Modern)
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Fionnagáin, itself derived from the given name Fionnagán, a diminutive of Fionn. This is the surname of a relatively minor character in James Joyce's novel Finnegans Wake (1939), the title of which was based on a 19th-century Irish ballad called Finnegan's Wake.
Finnian m Irish
Derived from Old Irish finn "white". This was the name of several Irish saints, including the founders of monasteries at Clonard and Movilla (both 6th century).
Finnr m Old Norse
Old Norse form of Finn 2.
Finnur m Icelandic
Icelandic form of Finn 2.
Fintan m Irish, Irish Mythology, Old Irish
Possibly means either "white fire" or "white ancient" in Irish. According to legend this was the name of the only Irish person to survive the great flood. This name was also borne by many Irish saints.
Fionn m Irish, Irish Mythology
From the Old Irish name Finn, derived from finn meaning "fair, white". It occurs frequently in Irish history and legends, the most noteworthy bearer being Fionn mac Cumhaill, the central character of one of the four main cycles of Irish mythology, the Fenian Cycle. Fionn was born as Deimne, and acquired his nickname because of his fair hair. He grew all-wise by eating an enchanted salmon, and later became the leader of the Fianna after defeating the fire-breathing demon Áillen. He was the father of Oisín and grandfather of Oscar.
Fionnán m Irish
Diminutive of Fionn. This was the name of an early Irish saint.
Fionnbharr m Irish (Rare)
Modern Irish Gaelic form of Finbar.
Fionnlagh m Scottish Gaelic
Means "white warrior", derived from Old Irish finn "white, fair" and láech "warrior". An earlier form was Findláech — this was the name of the father of the 11th-century Scottish king Macbeth.
Fionntan m Irish
Modern Irish Gaelic form of Fintan.
Fiore f & m Italian
Means "flower" in Italian. It can also be considered an Italian form of the Latin names Flora and Florus.
Fiorenzo m Italian
Italian form of Florentius (see Florence).
Fiorino m Italian
Italian form of Florinus.
Fırat m Turkish
From the Turkish name of the Euphrates River, which was derived from Old Persian Ufratu, itself derived from Elamite or Sumerian.
Firdaus m Arabic, Indonesian, Urdu
Derived from the Arabic word فردوس (firdaws) meaning "paradise", ultimately from Avestan pairidaeza meaning "garden, enclosure".
Firdos m Urdu
Alternate transcription of Urdu فردوس (see Firdaus).
Firdous m Urdu
Alternate transcription of Urdu فردوس (see Firdaus).