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Persian form of ARISTOTLE.
From Japanese (arata) meaning "fresh, new". Other kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
ARAVINDmIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil
Means "lotus" in Sanskrit.
ARAVINDAmIndian, Kannada
Variant transcription of ARAVIND.
ARAWNmWelsh Mythology
Meaning unknown. This was the name of the god of the underworld, called Annwfn, in Welsh mythology.
Means "archangel" in Italian.
ARCHELAUSmAncient Greek (Latinized), Biblical Latin, Biblical
Latinized form of the Greek name Αρχελαος (Archelaos), which meant "master of the people" from αρχος (archos) "master" and λαος (laos) "people". This was the name of a son of Herod the Great. He ruled over Judea, Samaria and Idumea.
ARCHEMBALDmAncient Germanic
Old Germanic variant of ERCANBALD.
From an English surname meaning "bowman, archer", of Old French origin.
ARCHIBALDmScottish, English
Derived from the Germanic elements ercan "genuine" and bald "bold". The first element was altered due to the influence of Greek names beginning with the element αρχος (archos) meaning "master". The Normans brought this name to England. It first became common in Scotland in the Middle Ages.
ARCHIEmScottish, English
Diminutive of ARCHIBALD. This name is borne by Archie Andrews, an American comic-book character created in 1941.
Meaning unknown, of Persian origin. This was the name of an 8th-century Georgian noble who was executed for refusing to convert to Islam.
ARCHIMEDESmAncient Greek
Derived from the Greek elements αρχος (archos) "master" and μηδομαι (medomai) "to think, to plan". This was the name of a 3rd-century BC Greek mathematician, astronomer and inventor.
ARCHIPPOSmAncient Greek
Means "master of horses" from the Greek elements αρχος (archos) "master" and ‘ιππος (hippos) "horse".
Possibly means "marker, stake" in Turkish.
Anglicized form of ARDGHAL.
From the Middle Persian form of Artakhshathra (see ARTAXERXES). This was the name of a 3rd-century king of Persia who defeated the Parthians and founded the Sassanid Empire. He also established Zoroastrianism as the state religion.
ARDENm & fEnglish
From an English surname, originally taken from various place names, which were derived from a Celtic word meaning "high".
Modern transcription of ARDASHIR.
Means "high valour", derived from the Irish elements ard "high" and gal "valour".
Derived from medieval Italian ardito "bold".
Italian form of HARTWIN.
Persian form of ARIF.
Means "lion of God, hero" in Hebrew. This was the name of a son of Gad in the Old Testament.
ARENDmDutch, German
Dutch and German variant of ARNOLD. This is also the Dutch word for "eagle".
ARESmGreek Mythology
Perhaps from either Greek αρη (are) "bane, ruin" or αρσην (arsen) "male". The name first appears as a-re in Mycenaean Greek writing. Ares was the blood-thirsty god of war in Greek mythology, a son of Zeus and Hera.
Greek form of an Aramaic name, of unknown meaning. This was the name of four Nabataean kings of Petra in Jordan, including the first king (2nd century BC). King Aretas IV is mentioned briefly in the New Testament.
Means "light" in Basque.
Derived from Basque argi "light" and eder "beautiful".
ARGUSmGreek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Αργος (Argos), derived from αργος (argos) meaning "glistening, shining". In Greek myth this name belonged to both the man who built the Argo and a man with a hundred eyes.
Modern Greek form of ARGYROS.
ARGYROSmAncient Greek
Means "silver" in Greek.
ARI (1)mHebrew
Means "lion" in Hebrew.
ARI (2)mAncient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Finnish
Old Norse byname meaning "eagle".
ARI (3)mArmenian
Means "brave" in Armenian.
ARIA (2)mPersian
Variant transcription of ARYA.
Variant of ERIC.
Meaning unknown, possibly of Persian origin. In the Old Testament this is the name of one of the ten sons of Haman killed by the Jews.
ARIE (1)mDutch
Diminutive of ADRIAAN.
ARIE (2)mHebrew
Variant transcription of ARIEH.
ARIEHmBiblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Means "lion" in Hebrew. This was the name of an officer of King Pekahiah in the Old Testament.
ARIELm & fHebrew, English, French, Spanish, Biblical, Biblical Greek
Means "lion of God" in Hebrew, from אֲרִי ('ari) meaning "lion" and אֵל ('el) meaning "God". In the Old Testament it is used as another name for the city of Jerusalem. Shakespeare used it as the name of a spirit in his play 'The Tempest' (1611), and one of the moons of Uranus bears this name in his honour. As an English name, it became more common for females in the 1980s, especially after it was used for the title character in the Walt Disney film 'The Little Mermaid' (1989).
ARIESmRoman Mythology
Means "ram" in Latin. This is the name of a constellation and the first sign of the zodiac. Some Roman legends state that the ram in the constellation was the one who supplied the Golden Fleece sought by Jason.
ARİFmTurkish, Azerbaijani
Turkish and Azerbaijani form of ARIF.
ARIFmArabic, Indonesian, Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali
Means "learned, knowing, expert" in Arabic.
Means "conquering enemies" in Sanskrit.
Diminutive of ARIEL.
ARIS (1)mGreek
Modern Greek form of ARES. It is also used as a short form of ARISTOTELIS.
ARIS (2)mDutch
Diminutive of ADRIAAN.
ARISTAEUSmGreek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek name Αρισταιος (Aristaios), derived from αριστος (aristos) "best". This was the name of a minor Greek god of agriculture, hunting and cattle. He was the son of Apollo and the mortal Cyrene.
ARISTARCHUSmAncient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Αρισταρχος (Aristarchos), derived from αριστος (aristos) "best" and αρχος (archos) "master". This name was borne by Aristarchus of Samos, a 3rd-century BC Greek astronomer and mathematician.
Russian form of ARISTARCHUS.
ARISTEIDESmAncient Greek
Ancient Greek form of ARISTIDES.
Variant transcription of ARISTIDIS.
ARISTIDEmFrench, Italian
French and Italian form of ARISTIDES.
ARISTIDESmAncient Greek (Latinized), Spanish, Portuguese
From the Greek name Αριστειδης (Aristeides), derived from αριστος (aristos) "best" and the patronymic suffix ιδης (ides). This name was borne by the 5th-century BC Athenian statesman Aristides the Just, who was renowned for his integrity. It was also the name of a 2nd-century saint.
Modern Greek form of ARISTIDES.
ARISTOCLESmAncient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Αριστοκλης (Aristokles) which meant "the best glory", derived from αριστος (aristos) "best" and κλεος (kleos) "glory". This was the real name of the philosopher Plato.
ARISTODEMOSmAncient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek elements αριστος (aristos) "best" and δημος (demos) "the people". This was the name of a descendant of Herakles in Greek legend.
ARISTONmAncient Greek
Derived from Greek αριστος (aristos) meaning "the best".
Derived from the Greek elements αριστος (aristos) "best" and φανης (phanes) "appearing". This was the name of a 5th-century BC Athenian playwright.
Ancient Greek form of ARISTOTLE.
Modern Greek form of ARISTOTLE.
ARISTOTLEmAncient Greek (Anglicized)
From the Greek name Αριστοτελης (Aristoteles) which meant "the best purpose", derived from αριστος (aristos) "best" and τελος (telos) "purpose, aim". This was the name of a Greek philosopher of the 4th century BC who made lasting contributions to Western thought, including the fields of logic, metaphysics, ethics and biology.
From Sanskrit अरित्र (aritra) meaning "propelling, an oar".
Dutch form of ADRIAN.
Means "white, clear" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a hero in Hindu texts, the son of the god Indra and the princess Kunti.
Variant transcription of ARKADIY.
ARKADIOSmAncient Greek
From an ancient Greek name meaning "of Arcadia". Arcadia was a region in Greece, its name deriving from αρκτος (arktos) "bear". This was the name of a 3rd-century saint and martyr.
Polish form of ARKADIOS.
Russian form of ARKADIOS. This is the name of one of the main characters in Ivan Turgenev's 'Fathers and Sons' (1862).
Variant transcription of ARKADIY.
Means "rock" in Basque.
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element arn meaning "eagle".
Meaning unknown, possibly from a surname.
ARLIEf & mEnglish
From a surname which was derived from a place name meaning "eagle wood" in Old English. This name can also be a diminutive of ARLENE.
Meaning uncertain. It was perhaps inspired by the fictional place name Arlo Hill from the poem 'The Faerie Queene' (1590) by Edmund Spenser. Spenser probably got Arlo by altering the real Irish place name Aherlow, which is Gaelic meaning "between two highlands".
ARLOTTOmMedieval Italian
Medieval Italian name, recorded in Latin as Arlotus. It is possibly from Old French herlot meaning "vagabond, tramp".
ARMAN (1)mPersian, Kazakh
Means "wish, hope" in Persian.
French form of HERMAN.
ARMANDOmSpanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of HERMAN.
Icelandic form of HERMAN.
Means "beloved" in Finnish (an archaic poetic word).
ARMAZImGeorgian Mythology
Possibly related to the name of the Armenian god ARAMAZD or the Zoroastrian god AHURA MAZDA. In pre-Christian Georgian mythology Armazi was the supreme god.
From the old Welsh name Arthfael, which was composed of the elements arth "bear" and mael "prince". This was the name of a 6th-century Welsh saint who founded abbeys in Brittany.
Derived from the name of the country of ARMENIA (which is in fact named Հայաստան (Hayastan) in Armenian).
Modern form of ARMINIUS.
ARMINIUSmAncient Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of a Germanic name which was probably derived from the element ermen meaning "whole, universal". Other theories claim that it is related to HERMAN. Arminius was a 1st-century ruler of the Cherusci who led a rebellion against the Roman Empire.
ARMOmFinnish (Rare)
Means "grace, mercy" in Finnish.
Short form of ARNOLD.
Italian form of ARNOLD.
Catalan form of ARNOLD.
French form of ARNOLD.
German short form of ARNOLD.
ARNE (1)mSwedish, Norwegian, Danish
Originally an Old Norse short form of names beginning with the element arn meaning "eagle".
ARNE (2)mGerman
Diminutive of ARNOLD.
Norwegian form of Arnfinnr, which was derived from the elements arn "eagle" and Finnr "Sámi, person from Finland".
ARNFRIEDmGerman (Rare)
From a Germanic name derived from the elements arn "eagle" and frid "peace".
ÁRNImAncient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of ARNE (1).
Diminutive of ARNOLD.
ARNIFRIDmAncient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ARNFRIED.
ARNOmDutch, German
Short form of ARNOUD or ARNOLD.
ARNOLDmEnglish, German, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
From a Germanic name meaning "eagle power", derived from the elements arn "eagle" and wald "power". The Normans brought it to England, where it replaced the Old English cognate Earnweald. It died out as an English name after the Middle Ages, but it was revived in the 19th century.... [more]
Lithuanian form of ARNOLD.
Latvian form of ARNOLD.
Italian form of ARNULF.
Icelandic variant form of ANDOR (1).
ARNOŠTmCzech, Sorbian
Czech and Sorbian form of ERNEST.
Dutch form of ARNOLD.
Dutch form of ARNOLD.
Norwegian form of AREND.
Icelandic form of ANDOR (1).
ARNULFmGerman, Ancient Germanic
Germanic name derived from the elements arn "eagle" and wulf "wolf".
Italian form of HAROLD.
Hungarian form of AARON.
ARONmPolish, Croatian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic
Polish, Croatian and Scandinavian form of AARON.
From Hungarian árpa meaning "barley". This was the name of a 9th-century Magyar ruler who led his people into Hungary. He is considered a Hungarian national hero.
From the name of an island off the west coast of Scotland in the Firth of Clyde.
Means "afternoon, dusk" in Basque.
Italian form of HENRY.
Variant of AARON.
Armenian form of ARSENIOS.
French form of ARSENIOS.
Variant transcription of ARSENIY.
ARSENIOmSpanish, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of ARSENIOS.
ARSENIOSmAncient Greek
Means "virile" in Greek. Saint Arsenius was a 5th-century deacon who was tutor to the two sons of the Roman emperor Theodosius. The two sons, Arcadius and Honorius, divided the empire into eastern and western halves upon their father's death.
Russian form of ARSENIOS.
ARSLANmTurkish, Turkmen
Turkish variant and Turkmen form of ASLAN.
Short form of ARTHUR.
Scottish form of ARTHUR.
ARTAXERXESmAncient Persian (Hellenized), Biblical
Greek form of the Persian name Artakhshathra meaning "righteous ruler". This was the name of several Achaemenid Persian rulers. It was also borne by the founder of the Sassanid Empire, usually known by the Middle Persian form Ardashir.
ARTEMmUkrainian, Belarusian, Russian
Ukrainian and Belarusian form of ARTEMIOS. It is also a variant transcription of Russian ARTYOM.
Means "gift of Artemis" from the name of the goddess ARTEMIS combined with Greek δωρον (doron) "gift". This was the name of a Greek author of the 2nd century who wrote about the interpretation of dreams.
ARTEMIOmItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of ARTEMIOS.
ARTEMIOSmAncient Greek
From an ancient Greek name which was derived from the name of the Greek goddess ARTEMIS. This was the name of a 4th-century general in the Roman army who is venerated as a saint in the Orthodox Church.
ARTEMISIOSmAncient Greek
From an ancient Greek name which was derived from the name of the Greek goddess ARTEMIS.
Russian variant form of ARTEMIOS.
ARTEMONmAncient Greek
From an ancient Greek name which was derived from the name of the Greek goddess ARTEMIS.
Means "sun" in Thai, derived from the name of the Hindu god ADITYA.
ARTHURmEnglish, French, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
The meaning of this name is unknown. It could be derived from the Celtic elements artos "bear" combined with viros "man" or rigos "king". Alternatively it could be related to an obscure Roman family name Artorius. Arthur is the name of the central character in Arthurian legend, a 6th-century king of the Britons who resisted Saxon invaders. He may or may not have been a real person. He first appears in Welsh poems and chronicles (some possibly as early as the 7th century) but his character was not developed until the chronicles of the 12th-century Geoffrey of Monmouth.... [more]
Latvian form of ARTEMIOS.
Finnish short form of ARTHUR.
Finnish short form of ARTHUR.
Finnish form of ARTHUR.
Hungarian form of ARTHUR.
Lithuanian form of ARTHUR.
ARTUROmItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of ARTHUR.
Latvian form of ARTHUR.
Russian form of ARTEMIOS.
ARUNAm & fHinduism, Indian, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Hindi
Means "reddish brown" in Sanskrit. The Hindu god Aruna (अरुणा) is the charioteer who drives the sun god Surya across the sky. The feminine form अरुणा is transcribed the same way. The modern masculine form is Arun.
Meaning unknown, possibly a variant of ARWEL.
ARVIDmSwedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Arnviðr, derived from the elements arn "eagle" and viðr "tree".
Means "value, worth" in Finnish.
Old Welsh name of unknown meaning.
From the Welsh intensifying prefix ar- and gwyn meaning "white, fair".
ARYAm & fPersian, Indian, Hindi, Malayalam
From an old Indo-Iranian root meaning "Aryan, noble". In India, this is a transcription of both the masculine form आर्य and the feminine form आर्या. In Iran it is only a masculine name.
ARYANmIndian, Hindi
Variant of ARYA.
Variant transcription of ARIEH.
ASAmBiblical, Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Possibly means "healer" in Hebrew. This name was borne by the third king of Judah, as told in the Old Testament.
Means "luckier" in Arabic.
ASADmArabic, Urdu
Means "lion" in Arabic.
Means "collector" in Hebrew. This name belongs to several minor characters in the Old Testament.
ASARmEgyptian Mythology
Egyptian form of OSIRIS.
ÁSBJÖRNmAncient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse name derived from the elements áss "god" and björn "bear". It is therefore a cognate of OSBORN.
Swedish form of ÁSBJÖRN.
ASBJØRNmNorwegian, Danish
Norwegian and Danish form of ÁSBJÖRN.
ASCELINmAncient Germanic
Derived from a diminutive of the Germanic element asc meaning "ash tree".
ASCOmAncient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element asc meaning "ash tree".
Spanish form of HASDRUBAL.
ASEEMmIndian, Hindi
Variant transcription of ASIM (2).
Meaning unknown, probably of Turkic origin. This was the name of a 12th-century Bulgarian emperor (Ivan Asen I) and several of his successors.
ASERmBiblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of ASHER used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament.
Icelandic form of ASGER.
Norwegian form of ASGER.
From the Old Norse name Ásgeirr, derived from the elements áss meaning "god" and geirr meaning "spear".
ASHm & fEnglish
Short form of ASHLEY. It can also come directly from the English word denoting either the tree or the residue of fire.
ASHANTIf & mVarious
From the name of an African people who reside in southern Ghana. It possibly means "warlike" in the Twi language.
ASHERmHebrew, English, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "happy, blessed" in Hebrew. Asher in the Old Testament is a son of Jacob by Leah's handmaid Zilpah, and the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of Israel. The meaning of his name is explained in Genesis 30:13.
Means "compassions, kindness" in Arabic.
ASHKIImNative American, Navajo
Means "boy" in Navajo.
ASHLEYf & mEnglish
From an English surname which was originally derived from place names meaning "ash tree clearing", from a combination of Old English æsc and leah. Until the 1960s it was more commonly given to boys in the United States, but it is now most often used on girls.
Means "without sorrow" in Sanskrit. This name was borne by Ashoka the Great, a 3rd-century BC emperor of India.
ASHTONm & fEnglish
From a surname which was originally derived from a place name which meant "ash tree town" in Old English.
ASHURmSemitic Mythology
From the name of the city of ASHUR, the capital of the Assyrian Empire, which is of unknown meaning. Ashur was the patron deity of the city and the chief god of Assyria.
ASHURBANIPALmAncient Assyrian (Anglicized)
From Akkadian Ashur-bani-apli meaning "ASHUR is creator of a son". This was the name of one of the final kings of the Assyrian Empire, reigning late in the 7th century BC. He appears in the Old Testament under the name Asnappar.
ASHWINmIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada
From Sanskrit अश्विन् (ashvin) meaning "possessed of horses". The Ashvins are twin Hindu gods of the sunrise and sunset.
Means "the beginning" in Basque.
Possibly means "forgiveness" in Arabic.
Means "noble" in Turkish.
Turkish form of ASIM (1). This name is spelled with a Turkish dotless i, as Asım.
ASIM (1)mArabic
Means "protector" in Arabic.
ASIM (2)mIndian, Hindi, Bengali
Means "boundless, limitless" in Sanskrit.
ASKmNorse Mythology
Derived from Old Norse askr "ash tree". In Norse mythology Ask and his wife Embla were the first humans created by the gods.
ÁSKETILLmAncient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse áss "god" and ketill "cauldron, helmet".
Ancient Greek personal name which was derived from the name of the Greek god ASKLEPIOS combined with the patronymic suffix ιδης (ides). It was borne by several Greek physicians.
ASKLEPIOSmGreek Mythology
Possibly means "cut up" in Greek. Asklepios (Aesculapius to the Romans) was the god of healing and medicine in Greek mythology.
ASKRmNorse Mythology
Old Norse form of ASK.
ASLANmTurkish, Kazakh, Azerbaijani, Chechen, Ossetian, Circassian
From Turkic arslan meaning "lion". This was a byname or title borne by several medieval Turkic rulers, including the Seljuk sultan Alp Arslan (a byname meaning "brave lion") who drove the Byzantines from Anatolia in the 11th century. The name Aslan was later used by the author C. S. Lewis for the main protagonist (a lion) in his 'Chronicles of Narnia' series of books, first appearing in 1950.
ASLANBEKmChechen, Ossetian, Circassian
Derived from Turkish aslan meaning "lion" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
ÅSMUNDmNorwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Ásmundr, cognate of OSMOND.
Icelandic form of ÅSMUND.
ASNAPPARmBiblical, Biblical Hebrew
From אָסְנַפַּר ('Asnappar), the Hebrew form of ASHURBANIPAL. This name is used in the Old Testament to refer to the Assyrian king.
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element asc meaning "ash tree" or ans meaning "god".
From Ashtaroth, the plural form of ASHTORETH used in the bible to refer to Phoenician idols. This spelling was used in late medieval demonology texts to refer to a type of (masculine) demon.
AŞTÎf & mKurdish
Means "peace, tranquility" in Kurdish.
ASTONm & fEnglish (Rare)
From a surname which was originally derived from either a place name meaning "east town" in Old English or from the given name ÆÐELSTAN.
ASTORmEnglish (Rare)
From a surname derived from Occitan astur meaning "hawk".
Probably intended to mean "star lover", from Greek αστηρ (aster) "star" and φιλος (philos) "lover, friend". This name was first used by the 16th-century poet Sir Philip Sidney in his collection of sonnets 'Astrophel and Stella'.
ASUKAf & mJapanese
From Japanese 明日 (asu) meaning "tomorrow" and (ka) meaning "fragrance", or from (asu) meaning "to fly" and (ka) meaning "bird". Other kanji combinations can be possible as well.
ÁSVALDRmAncient Scandinavian
Old Norse cognate of OSWALD.
ASWATHImIndian, Malayalam
From Sanskrit अशवत्थ (ashvattha) meaning "sacred fig tree".
ATA (1)mTurkish
Means "ancestor" in Turkish.
ATA (2)mArabic
Means "gift" in Arabic.
Variant transcription of ATAULLAH.
ATALYAHf & mBiblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ATHALIAH.
ATANASmBulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of ATHANASIUS.
Romanian form of ATHANASIUS.
Macedonian form of ATHANASIUS.
Serbian form of ATHANASIUS.
Means "gift of ALLAH" from Arabic عطاء ('ata) "gift" combined with الله (Allah).
ATHALIAHf & mBiblical
Possibly means "YAHWEH is exalted" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is both a feminine and masculine name. It was borne by the daughter of Ahab and Jezebel, who later came to rule Judah as a queen.
AÐALSTEINNmIcelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Old Norse elements aðal "noble" and steinn "stone".
ATHANARICmAncient Germanic
From the Gothic name Athanareiks, derived from the Germanic element athana meaning "year" combined with ric meaning "power, ruler". Athanaric was a 4th-century ruler of the Visigoths.
ATHANASmAncient Greek
Short form of Athanasios (see ATHANASIUS).
ATHANASIOSmGreek, Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of ATHANASIUS.
ATHANASIUSmAncient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Αθανασιος (Athanasios) meaning "immortal", from Greek α (a), a negative prefix, combined with θανατος (thanatos) "death". Saint Athanasius was a 4th-century bishop of Alexandria who strongly opposed Arianism.
ATHAULFmAncient Germanic
Germanic name derived from atta "father" and wulf "wolf". This was the name of a 5th-century king of the Visigoths.
ATHOLm & fScottish
From the name of a district in Scotland which was derived from Gaelic ath Fodhla "new Ireland".
Means "affection, kindness" in Arabic.
Turkish variant of ATTILA.
Portuguese form of Attilius (see ATTILIO).
Spanish form of Attilius (see ATTILIO).
ATILIUSmAncient Roman
Original Latin form of ATTILIO.
Turkish variant of ATTILA.
ATIYAm & fArabic
Means "gift" in Arabic.
ATLASmGreek Mythology
Possibly means "enduring" from Greek τλαω (tlao) meaning "to endure". In Greek mythology he was a Titan punished by Zeus by being forced to support the heavens on his shoulders.
ATONmEgyptian Mythology
Means "solar disk" in Egyptian. Aton was an Egyptian god of the sun, depicted as a solar disk with long rays extending downwards. The worship of Aton was especially extensive during the reign of the pharaoh Akhenaton, who proclaimed Aton was the only god.
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element adal meaning "noble".
Finnish diminutive of ANTERO and other names beginning with A.
From a Roman name meaning "from Attica" in Latin. Attica is the region surrounding Athens in Greece. The author Harper Lee used this name in her novel 'To Kill a Mockingbird' (1960).
Turkish form of ATTILA.
ATTILAmHistory, Hungarian
Possibly means "little father" from Gothic atta "father" combined with a diminutive suffix. This was the name of a 5th-century leader of the Huns, a nomadic people from Central Asia who had expanded into Eastern Europe by the 4th century. Attila was the name given to him by his Gothic-speaking subjects in Eastern Europe; his real name may have been Avithohol.
Italian form of the Roman family name Atilius, which is of unknown Etruscan origin. Marcus Atilius Regulus was a Roman consul and hero of the First Punic War.
Means "loving" in Arabic.
ATUMmEgyptian Mythology
Means "completion" in Egyptian. This was the name of an Egyptian creator god. He was first prominently worshipped in Heliopolis during the Old Kingdom.
AUBERONmEnglish (Rare)
Norman French derivative of a Germanic name, probably ALBERICH.
French variant of ALBERT.
French form of ALBINUS.
AUBREYm & fEnglish
Norman French form of the Germanic name ALBERICH. As an English masculine name it was common in the Middle Ages, and was revived in the 19th century. Since the mid-1970s it has more frequently been given to girls, due to Bread's 1972 song 'Aubrey' along with its similarity to the established feminine name Audrey.
AUCAMANmNative American, Mapuche
Means "wild condor" in Mapuche.
AUDAMARmAncient Germanic
Old Germanic form of OTMAR.
From a surname which was taken from a place name meaning "EALDGYÐ's clearing" in Old English.
AUDOmAncient Germanic
Old Germanic form of OTTO.
AUDOVACARmAncient Germanic
Old Germanic form of ODOVACAR.
AUGUSTmGerman, Polish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Catalan, English
German, Polish, Scandinavian and Catalan form of AUGUSTUS.
Lithuanian form of AUGUSTUS.
AUGUSTE (1)mFrench
French form of AUGUSTUS.
Dutch form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AUGUSTÍNmSlovak, Czech
Slovak and Czech form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
Lithuanian form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
AUGUSTINE (1)mEnglish
From the Roman name Augustinus, itself derived from the Roman name AUGUSTUS. Saint Augustine of Hippo was a 5th-century Christian theologian and author from North Africa. For his contributions to Christian philosophy he is known as a Doctor of the Church. Due to his renown, the name came into general use in the Christian world. It became popular in England in the Middle Ages partly because of a second saint by this name, Augustine of Canterbury, a 6th-century Italian monk sent to England to convert the Anglo-Saxons.
AUGUSTOmSpanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of AUGUSTUS.
Latvian form of AUGUSTUS.
AUGUSTUSmAncient Roman, Dutch
Means "great" or "venerable", derived from Latin augere "to increase". Augustus was the title given to Octavian, the first Roman emperor. He was the adopted son of Julius Caesar who rose to power through a combination of military skill and political prowess. This was also the name of three kings of Poland.
Polish form of Augustinus (see AUGUSTINE (1)).
Possibly a Frisian diminutive of AUGUSTINUS or AURELIUS.