Masculine Names

gender
usage
TÓMAS m Icelandic
Icelandic form of THOMAS.
TÒMAS m Scottish
Scottish form of THOMAS.
TOMÁS m Spanish, Portuguese, Irish
Spanish, Portuguese and Irish form of THOMAS.
TOMÁŠ m Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of THOMAS.
TOMÀS m Catalan
Catalan form of THOMAS.
TOMAS m Swedish, Norwegian, Lithuanian
Swedish, Norwegian and Lithuanian form of THOMAS.
TOMASO m Italian
Variant of TOMMASO.
TOMASS m Latvian
Latvian form of THOMAS.
TOMASZ m Polish
Polish form of THOMAS.
TOMAŽ m Slovene
Slovene form of THOMAS.
TOMÉ m Portuguese
Portuguese form of THOMAS.
TOMEK m Polish
Diminutive of TOMASZ.
TOMER m Hebrew
Means "palm tree" in Hebrew.
TOMI m Finnish, Hungarian, Welsh
Finnish, Hungarian and Welsh diminutive of THOMAS.
TOMICA m Croatian
Diminutive of TOMISLAV or TOMA (2).
TOMISLAV m Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Medieval Slavic
Probably derived from the Slavic element tomiti meaning "torture" combined with slava meaning "glory". This was the name of the first king of Croatia (10th century).
TOMMASO m Italian
Italian form of THOMAS.
TOMMI m Finnish
Finnish diminutive of THOMAS.
TOMMIE m & f English
Diminutive of THOMAS, sometimes used as a feminine form.
TOMMY m English
Diminutive of THOMAS.
TOMO m Croatian
Either a variant of TOMA (2) or a diminutive of TOMISLAV.
TOMOMI f & m Japanese
From Japanese (tomo) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or (tomo) meaning "friend" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful" or (mi) meaning "fruit, good result, truth". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
TÖMÖRBAATAR m Mongolian
Means "iron hero" in Mongolian.
TOMOS m Welsh
Welsh form of THOMAS.
TOMS m Latvian
Latvian form of THOMAS.
TON m Dutch
Dutch short form of ANTON.
TONĆI m Croatian
Croatian diminutive of ANTHONY.
TONČI m Croatian
Croatian diminutive of ANTHONY.
TONE (1) m Slovene
Short form of ANTON.
TÓNI m Hungarian
Hungarian diminutive of ANTAL.
TONI (1) m Finnish, Croatian, Bulgarian, Spanish, Portuguese, German
Short form of ANTTONI, ANTUN, and other related names.
TONINHO m Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of ANTÓNIO or ANTÔNIO.
TONINO m Italian
Diminutive of ANTONIO.
TONIO m Italian
Short form of ANTONIO.
TÕNIS m Estonian
Estonian form of ANTHONY.
TOÑO m Spanish
Spanish diminutive of ANTONIO.
TÕNU m Estonian
Short form of TÕNIS, now used independently.
TONY m English
Short form of ANTHONY.
TOOMAS m Estonian
Estonian form of THOMAS.
TOON m Dutch
Dutch diminutive of ANTOON.
TOORU m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji (see TŌRU).
TOPHER m English
Short form of CHRISTOPHER.
TOPI m Finnish
Finnish short form of TOBIAS.
TOPIAS m Finnish
Finnish form of TOBIAS.
TOR m Norwegian, Swedish, Danish
Modern Scandinavian form of Þórr (see THOR). It was not used as a personal name until the 18th century. It is sometimes used as a short form of names of Old Norse origin that begin with the element Tor, which is also a derivative of Þórr.
TORBEN m Danish, German
Danish form of TORBJÖRN.
TORBJÖRN m Swedish
From the Old Norse name Þórbjǫrn, which meant "Thor's bear" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with bjǫrn "bear".
TORBJØRN m Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of TORBJÖRN.
TORCUIL m Scottish
Scottish form of Þórketill (see TORKEL).
TORE (1) m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Probably from the Old Norse name ÞÓRIR.
TORE (2) m Italian
Short form of SALVATORE.
TORGEIR m Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Þórgeirr, which meant "Thor's spear" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with geirr "spear".
TORGER m Norwegian
Variant of TORGEIR.
TORGILS m Norwegian
Modern form of ÞÓRGÍSL.
TORGNY m Swedish
From the Old Norse name Þórgnýr meaning "Thor's noise" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with gnýr "noise, grumble, murmur".
TORIBIO m Spanish
Spanish form of the Latin name Turibius, of unknown meaning. This name has been borne by three Spanish saints, from the 5th, 6th and 16th centuries (the latter being an archbishop of Lima).
TORIN m Irish
Means "chief" in Irish Gaelic.
TORKEL m Norwegian, Swedish
From the Old Norse name Þórketill meaning "Thor's cauldron" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with ketill "cauldron".
TORLEIF m Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Þórleifr meaning "Thor's descendant" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with leifr "descendant, heir".
TORMOD m Norwegian
From the Old Norse name Þórmóðr, which meant "Thor's mind" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with móðr "mind, mood".
TORNIKE m Georgian
Georgian form of Greek Τορνίκιος (Tornikios) or Τορνίκης (Tornikes), the name of a prominent Byzantine family that was of Armenian or Georgian descent. The family name may be derived from Armenian թոռնիկ (tornik), a diminutive of թոռն (torn) meaning "grandchild". Usage as a given name probably began in honour of the family, a notable member of which was a saint.
TOROS m Armenian
Armenian form of THEODORE.
TORQUIL m Scottish
Anglicized form of TORCUIL.
TORSTEIN m Norwegian
Norwegian form of TORSTEN.
TORSTEN m Swedish, Danish, German
From the Old Norse name Þórsteinn, which meant "Thor's stone" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with steinn "stone".
TORSTI m Finnish
Finnish form of TORSTEN.
TŌRU m Japanese
From Japanese (tōru) meaning "pierce, penetrate", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations with the same pronunciation.
TORVALD m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse name Þórvaldr, which meant "Thor's ruler" from the name of the Norse god Þórr (see THOR) combined with valdr "ruler".
TORY (1) m African American
Meaning unknown, possibly a diminutive of SALVATORE.
TOSAHWI m Indigenous American, Comanche
Means "white knife" in Comanche. This name was borne by a 19th-century Penateka Comanche chief.
TOŠE m Macedonian
Diminutive of TODOR. This name was borne by the Macedonian pop star Toše Proeski (1981-2007).
TOSHE m Macedonian
Alternate transcription of Macedonian Тоше (see TOŠE).
TOSHIAKI m Japanese
From Japanese (toshi) meaning "talented, handsome" or (toshi) meaning "benefit, advantage" combined with (aki) meaning "bright, light, clear". Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
TOUFIK m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Arabic توفيق (see TAWFIQ) chiefly used in Northern Africa.
TOUSSAINT m French
Means "all saints" in French. This is the name of a Christian festival celebrated on November 1.
TOVI m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of TOBIT.
TOVIA m & f Hebrew
Hebrew form of TOBIAH, also used as a feminine form.
TOVIYYAH m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of TOBIAH.
TOYGAR m Turkish
Means "lark" in Turkish.
TRACE m English
Short form of TRACY.
TRACEY f & m English
Variant of TRACY.
TRACY f & m English
From an English surname that was taken from a Norman French place name meaning "domain belonging to THRACIUS". Charles Dickens used it for a male character in his novel The Pickwick Papers (1837). It was later popularized as a feminine name by the main character Tracy Lord in the movie The Philadelphia Story (1940). This name is also sometimes used as a diminutive of THERESA.
TRAFFORD m English (Rare)
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "fish-trap ford" in Old English.
TRAHAEARN m Welsh
Means "very much like iron", derived from Welsh tra "very, over" and haearn "iron".
TRAHERNE m Welsh
Anglicized form of TRAHAEARN.
TRAI m Vietnamese
Means "oyster" in Vietnamese.
TRAIAN m Romanian
Romanian form of Traianus (see TRAJAN (1)).
TRAIANUS m Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of TRAJAN (1).
TRAJAN (1) m History
From the Roman cognomen Traianus, which is of unknown meaning. The Roman emperor Trajan (full name Marcus Ulpius Traianus) is considered among the most capable men to have led the empire. His military accomplishments include victories over Dacia and Parthia.
TRAJAN (2) m Macedonian, Serbian
Means "enduring, permanent" in South Slavic. This also coincides with the Macedonian and Serbian form of the Roman emperor's name TRAJAN (1), which may also factor into the name's usage.
TRANTER m English (Rare)
From a surname meaning "wagoner" in Old English.
TRAUGOTT m German (Rare)
Derived from German trau "trust" and Gott "God". This name was created in the 17th century.
TRAVERS m English (Rare)
From the surname TRAVERS.
TRAVIS m English
From the English surname Travis (a variant of TRAVERS). It was used in America in honour of William Travis (1809-1836), the commander of the Texan forces at the Battle of the Alamo.
TRAYAN m Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of TRAJAN (2).
TREASACH m Irish
Means "warlike" or "fighter" in Irish.
TREFOR m Welsh
Welsh form of TREVOR.
TRENT m English
From a surname that originally denoted someone who lived by the River Trent in England. Trent is also a city in Italy, though the etymology is unrelated.
TRENTON m English
From the name of a New Jersey city established in the 17th century by William Trent. It means "TRENT's town".
TREV m Welsh, English
Short form of TREVOR.
TREVELYAN m English (Rare)
From a surname that was derived from a Cornish place name meaning "homestead on the hill".
TREVOR m Welsh, English
From a surname that was originally from a place name meaning "big village" from Welsh tref "village" and mawr "large".
TREY m English
From an English nickname meaning "three".
TRI m & f Indonesian
Means "three, third" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit त्रि (tri).
TRÍ m Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (trí) meaning "wisdom, intellect".
TRIFON m Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of TRYPHON.
TRINIDAD f & m Spanish
Means "trinity" in Spanish, referring to the Holy Trinity. An island in the West Indies bears this name.
TRISTÁN m Spanish
Spanish form of TRISTAN.
TRISTAN m Welsh, English, French, Arthurian Romance
Old French form of the Pictish name Drustan, a diminutive of DRUST. The spelling was altered by association with Latin tristis "sad". Tristan is a character in medieval French tales, probably inspired by older Celtic legends, and ultimately merged into Arthurian legend. According to the story Tristan was sent to Ireland in order to fetch Isolde, who was to be the bride of King Mark of Cornwall. On the way back, Tristan and Isolde accidentally drink a potion that makes them fall in love. Their tragic story was very popular in the Middle Ages, and the name has occasionally been used since that time.
TRISTÃO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of TRISTAN.
TRISTEN m & f English (Modern)
Variant of TRISTAN, sometimes used as a feminine form.
TRISTIN m & f English (Modern)
Variant of TRISTAN, sometimes used as a feminine form.
TRISTRAM m English (British)
Medieval English form of TRISTAN.
TROELS m Danish
Danish form of ÞÓRGÍSL.
TROFIM m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of TROPHIMUS.
TROKHYM m Ukrainian (Rare)
Ukrainian form of TROPHIMUS.
TROND m Norwegian
From the Old Norse byname Þróndr indicating a person from Trøndelag, a region in central Norway, possibly derived from þróast meaning "to grow, to prosper".
TROPHIMUS m Biblical Latin, Biblical
From the Greek name Τρόφιμος (Trophimos) meaning "nourishing", a derivative of τροφή (trophe) meaning "nourishment, food". In the New Testament this is the name of a companion of Paul.
TROY m English
Originally from a surname that denoted a person from the city of Troyes in France. It is now more likely used in reference to the ancient city of Troy that was besieged by the Greeks in Homer's Iliad. The city's name, from Greek Τροία (Troia), is said to derive from its mythical founder Τρώς (Tros), but is more likely of Luwian or Hittite origin. This name was popularized in the 1960s by the actor Troy Donahue (1936-2001), who took his stage name from that of the ancient city.
TRÚC m & f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (trúc) meaning "bamboo".
TRUEMAN m English (Rare)
From a surname that was a variant of TRUMAN.
TRULS m Norwegian, Swedish
Norwegian and Swedish form of ÞÓRGÍSL.
TRUMAN m English
From a surname that meant "trusty man" in Middle English. A famous bearer of the surname was American president Harry S. Truman (1884-1972). It was also borne by American writer Truman Capote (1924-1984).
TRYFON m Greek
Modern Greek transcription of TRYPHON.
TRYGGVE m Swedish
Variant of TRYGVE.
TRYGGVI m Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse and Icelandic form of TRYGVE.
TRYGVE m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Derived from Old Norse tryggr meaning "trustworthy".
TRYM m Norse Mythology, Norwegian
From Old Norse Þrymr meaning "noise, uproar". In Norse mythology he was the king of the giants who stole Mjölnir, Thor's hammer.
TRYPHON m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek τρυφή (tryphe) meaning "softness, delicacy". Saint Tryphon, a gooseherder from Syria, was martyred in the 3rd century.
TRYSTAN m Welsh
Variant of TRISTAN.
TSERING m & f Tibetan
Alternate transcription of Tibetan ཚེ་རིང (see TSHERING).
TSHERING m & f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "long life" in Tibetan, from ཚེ (tshe) meaning "life" and རིང (ring) meaning "long".
TSUBASA m & f Japanese
From Japanese (tsubasa) meaning "wing", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations with the same pronunciation.
TSVETAN m Bulgarian
Derived from Bulgarian цвет (tsvet) meaning "flower, blossom".
TSWB m Hmong
Means "bell" in Hmong.
TU m & f Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "chart, map" or other characters with similar pronunciations.
m & f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese () meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding".
TUÂN m Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (tuân) meaning "obey, follow, honour".
TUATHAL m Irish (Rare)
Means "ruler of the people" in Irish Gaelic.
TUCKER m English (Modern)
From an occupational surname for a cloth fuller, derived from Old English tucian meaning "offend, torment". A fuller was a person who cleaned and thickened raw cloth by pounding it.
TUDOR (1) m Welsh
From the older Welsh name Tudur, possibly from the hypothetical Celtic name Toutorix meaning "ruler of the people" (cognate with THEODORIC). As a surname it was borne by five monarchs of England beginning with Henry VII in the 15th century.
TUDUR m Welsh
Variant of TUDOR (1).
TUE m Danish
Danish form of TÓFI.
TUFAYL m Arabic
Means "small child" in Arabic.
TUGAY m Turkish
Means "brigade, troops" in Turkish.
TUĞRUL m Turkish
From the Turkish word for a mythical bird of prey, also called a turul, derived from a Turkic word meaning "falcon". This was the name of the 11th-century founder of the Seljuk Empire.
TUKULTI-NINURTA m Ancient Assyrian
Means "my trust is in Ninurta", from Akkadian tukultu meaning "trust, faith" and the god's name NINURTA. This was the name of a 13th-century BC king of the Assyrian Empire.
TÚLIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of TULLIO.
TULIO m Spanish (Rare)
Spanish form of TULLIO.
TULLIO m Italian
Italian form of the Roman family name Tullius, derived from the praenomen Tullus, which is of unknown meaning. A famous bearer was Marcus Tullius Cicero, a Roman orator and author.
TULLIUS m Ancient Roman
Latin form of TULLIO.
TULLUS m Ancient Roman (Rare)
Roman praenomen, or given name, of unknown meaning. This was a rare praenomen.
TULLY m History
Form of Tullius (see TULLIO) used to refer to the Roman orator Marcus Tullius Cicero.
TUMELO m & f Southern African, Sotho, Tswana
Means "faith" in Sotho and Tswana.
TUNÇ m Turkish
Means "bronze" in Turkish.
TUNCAY m Turkish
Means "bronze moon" in Turkish.
TUOMAS m Finnish
Finnish form of THOMAS.
TUOMO m Finnish
Finnish form of THOMAS.
TUOR m Literature
Means "strength vigour" in Sindarin. In the Silmarillion (1977) by J. R. R. Tolkien, Tuor was the mortal man who came to the hidden city of Gondolin to warn of its imminent doom. When Gondolin was attacked and destroyed he escaped with his wife Idril and son Eärendil, and sailed into the west.
TURAL m Azerbaijani
Means "to be alive" in Azerbaijani.
TURE m Swedish
Variant of TORE (1).
TURGAY m Turkish
Means "skylark" in Turkish.
TURIBIUS m Late Roman
Latin form of TORIBIO.
TURIN m Literature
Means "victory mood" in Sindarin. In the Silmarillion (1977) by J. R. R. Tolkien, Turin was a cursed hero, the slayer of the dragon Glaurung. He was also called Turambar, Mormegil, and other names. This is also the Anglicized name of the city of Torino in Italy.
TURLOUGH m Irish
Anglicized form of TOIRDHEALBHACH.
TURNUS m Roman Mythology
Meaning unknown. According to Virgil's Aeneid, Turnus was a king of the Rutuli. He led the Latins in war against the Trojans led by Aeneas. At the end of the book he is killed by Aeneas in a duel.
TUSHAR m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati
Means "cold, frost, snow" in Sanskrit.
TUTANKHAMON m Ancient Egyptian
From Egyptian twt-ꜥnḫ-jmn meaning "image of the life of Amon", derived from twt "image" combined with ꜥnḫ "life" combined with the name of the god AMON. This was the name of an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty, most famous because of the treasures found in his tomb.
TUTKU f & m Turkish
Means "passion" in Turkish.
TUUKKA m Finnish
Finnish diminutive of TUURE.
TUUR m Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of ARTHUR.
TUURE m Finnish
Finnish form of TORE (1).
TUVYA m Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of TOBIAH.
TVRTKO m Croatian
Derived from Croatian tvrd meaning "hard".
TWM m Welsh
Welsh short form of THOMAS.
TXOMIN m Basque
Basque form of DOMINIC.
TY m English
Short form of TYLER, TYSON, TYRONE, and other names beginning with Ty.
TYBALT m Literature
Medieval form of THEOBALD. This is the name of a cousin of Juliet killed by Romeo in Shakespeare's drama Romeo and Juliet (1596).
TYBERIY m Ukrainian (Rare)
Ukrainian form of TIBERIUS.
TYCHO m Danish, Dutch
Latinized form of TYGE. This name was borne by the Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe (1546-1601).
TYCHON m Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
From Greek τύχη (tyche) meaning "chance, luck, fortune", a derivative of τυγχάνω (tynchano) meaning "hit the mark, succeed". This was the name of a minor deity associated with Priapus in Greek mythology. It was also borne by a 5th-century saint from Cyprus.
TYE m English
From a surname meaning "pasture" in Middle English.
TYGE m Danish
Danish form of Tóki, an Old Norse diminutive of names containing the element Þórr, from the name of the Norse god THOR. This was the native name of the Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe (1546-1601).
TYGO m Dutch
Dutch form of TYGE.
TYKO m Finnish (Archaic)
Finnish form of TYGE.
TYLER m English
From an English surname meaning "tiler of roofs", derived from Old English tigele "tile". The surname was borne by American president John Tyler (1790-1862).
TYMON m Polish
Polish form of TIMON.
TYMOTEUSZ m Polish
Polish form of TIMOTHY.
TYOMA m Russian
Diminutive of ARTYOM.
TÝR m Norse Mythology
Old Norse form of TYR.
TYR m Norse Mythology
Norse form of the name of the Germanic god Tiwaz, related to Indo-European dyeus (see ZEUS). In Norse mythology Tyr was the god of war and justice, the son of the god Odin. He carried a spear in his left hand, since his right hand was bitten off by the wolf Fenrir. At the time of the end of the world, the Ragnarok, Tyr will slay and be slain by the giant hound Garm.
TYRELL m English (Modern)
From a surname that was a variant of TERRELL.
TYRESE m African American (Modern)
An invented name based on the popular name syllable Tyr (from names such as TYRONE).
TYRIQ m African American (Modern)
Probably a blend of TYRONE and TARIQ.
TYRON m English
Variant of TYRONE.
TYRONE m English
From the name of a county in Northern Ireland, which is derived from Irish Gaelic Tir Eoghain meaning "land of EOGHAN". This name was popularized by American actor Tyrone Power (1914-1958), who was named after his great-grandfather, an Irish actor.
TYRRELL m English (Rare)
From a surname that was a variant of TERRELL.
TYSON m English
From an English surname that could be derived from a nickname for a quarrelsome person, from Old French tison meaning "firebrand". Alternatively, it could be a variant of DYSON. A famous bearer of the surname was boxer Mike Tyson (1966-).
TYTUS m Polish
Polish form of TITUS.
TZAFRIR m Hebrew
Hebrew form of ZEPHYR.
TZION m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ZION.
TZVI m Hebrew
Means "gazelle, roebuck" in Hebrew.
UAITHNE m Irish
Means "green" in Irish Gaelic.
UALAN m Scottish
Scottish form of VALENTINE (1).
UBERTO m Italian
Italian form of HUBERT.
UBIRAJARA m Indigenous American, Tupi
Means "lord of the spear" in Tupi. This is the name of an 1874 novel by José de Alencar.
UDI m Hebrew
Diminutive of EHUD.
UDO (1) m German
Newer form of Odo (see OTTO).
UDO (2) f & m Western African, Igbo
Means "peace" in Igbo.
UDUAK m & f Western African, Ibibio
Means "will, desire" in Ibibio.
UDUAKOBONG m & f Western African, Ibibio
Means "God's will" in Ibibio.
UELI m German (Swiss)
Swiss diminutive of ULRICH.
UFFE m Danish
Variant of ULF.
UFUK m Turkish
Means "horizon" in Turkish.
UFUOMA m & f Western African, Urhobo
Means "peace of mind" in Urhobo.
UGÈNE m Norman
Norman form of Eugenius (see EUGENE).
UGO m Italian
Italian form of HUGH.
UĞUR m Turkish
Means "good omen" in Turkish.
UHTRIC m Anglo-Saxon (Hypothetical)
Derived from the Old English elements uhta "pre-dawn" and ric "ruler, mighty".
UʻILANI f & m Hawaiian
Means "heavenly beauty" or "royal beauty" from Hawaiian uʻi "youth, beauty" and lani "heaven, sky, royal, majesty".
UILLEAG m Irish
Either an Irish form of the Old Norse name HUGLEIKR, or else a diminutive of UILLIAM.
UILLEAM m Scottish
Scottish form of WILLIAM.
UILLIAM m Irish
Irish form of WILLIAM.
UINSEANN m Irish
Irish form of VINCENT.
ÙISDEAN m Scottish
Scottish Gaelic form of the Old Norse name EYSTEINN.
UJARAK m Indigenous American, Inuit
Means "rock" in Inuktitut.
U-JIN m Korean
From Sino-Korean (u) meaning "house, eaves, universe" or (u) meaning "help, protect, bless" combined with (jin) meaning "real, genuine" or (jin) meaning "town, market place". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.
UKKO m Finnish, Finnish Mythology
Means "old man" in Finnish. In Finnish mythology Ukko is the god of the sky and thunder.
ULADZIMIR m Belarusian
Belarusian form of VLADIMIR.
ULDERICO m Italian
Italian form of HULDERIC, sometimes considered a form of ULRICH.
ULF m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From the Old Norse byname Úlfr meaning "wolf".
ÚLFR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of ULF.
ÚLFUR m Icelandic
Icelandic form of ULF.
ULICK m Irish
Anglicized form of UILLEAG.
ULISES m Spanish
Spanish form of ULYSSES.
ULISSE m Italian
Italian form of ULYSSES.
ULISSES m Portuguese
Portuguese form of ULYSSES.
ULLI m & f German
Diminutive of ULRICH or ULRIKE.
ÜLO m Estonian
From the Livonian name Ilo or Ylo meaning "joy", a name appearing in the 13th-century Livonian Chronicle of Henry. It is now associated with the Estonian word ülev meaning "noble".
ULRIC m English (Rare)
Middle English form of the Old English name Wulfric meaning "wolf ruler". When it is used in modern times, it is usually as a variant of ULRICH.
ULRICH m German, Ancient Germanic
From the Germanic name Odalric meaning "prosperity and power", from the element odal "heritage" combined with ric "ruler, mighty". It has long been confused with the Germanic name Hulderic. This was the name of two German saints. Another famous bearer was Ulrich Zwingli (1484-1531), also known as Huldrych, the leader of the Protestant Reformation in Switzerland.
ULRIK m Danish, Swedish, Norwegian
Scandinavian form of ULRICH.
ULTÁN m Irish
Means "of Ulster" in Gaelic. Ulster is a region in the north of Ireland. This name was borne by two 7th-century Irish saints.
ÜLVİ m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of ULVİ.
ULVİ m Turkish
Means "exalted, high" in Turkish, from Arabic عُلْوِيّ ('ulwiy).
ULYSSE m French
French form of ULYSSES.
ULYSSES m Roman Mythology, English
Latin form of ODYSSEUS. It was borne by Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885), the commander of the Union forces during the American Civil War, who went on to become an American president. Irish author James Joyce used it as the title of his book Ulysses (1922), which loosely parallels Homer's epic the Odyssey.
UMAR m Arabic, Urdu
Means "populous, flourishing", derived from Arabic عمر ('umr) meaning "life". Umar was a companion and strong supporter of the Prophet Muhammad who became the second caliph of the Muslims. He is considered to be one of the great founders of the Muslim state. The name was also borne by a 12th-century poet from Persia, Umar Khayyam.
UMARU m Western African
Form of UMAR used in western Africa.
UMBERTO m Italian
Italian form of HUMBERT. A famous bearer was Italian author Umberto Eco (1932-2016).
UMID m Uzbek
Means "hope" in Uzbek, ultimately from Persian امید (omid).
ÜMİT m Turkish
Means "hope" in Turkish, ultimately from Persian امید (omid).
ÜMRAN m Turkish
Turkish form of IMRAN.
UMRAN m Arabic
Variant of IMRAN.
UMUKORO m Western African, Urhobo
Means "young man" in Urhobo.
UMUT m & f Turkish
Variant of ÜMİT. The Turkish words umut and ümit are etymologically related synonyms.
UNAI m Basque
Means "cowherd" in Basque.
UNATHI m & f Southern African, Xhosa
Means "he or she is with us" in Xhosa, from the prefix u- meaning "he, she" and nathi meaning "with us".
UNI m Ancient Scandinavian
Probably from Old Norse una meaning "to enjoy".
UNO m Swedish, Estonian
Meaning uncertain. It is possibly from the Old Norse name UNI. It could also come from Latin unus "one".
UOLEVI m Finnish
Finnish form of OLAF.
UPTON m English (Rare)
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "upper town" in Old English. A famous bearer of this name was the American novelist Upton Sinclair (1878-1968).
URAL m Bashkir, Turkish
From the name of the Ural Mountains, of uncertain meaning, possibly from Turkic aral meaning "island, boundary". This is the name of the title character in the Bashkir epic Ural-batyr.
URANUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Οὐρανός (Ouranos), the name of the husband of Gaia and the father of the Titans in Greek mythology. His name is derived from οὐρανός (ouranos) meaning "the heavens". This is also the name of the seventh planet in the solar system.
URBAIN m French
French form of Urbanus (see URBAN).
URBAN m Swedish, German, Slovene, Polish, Biblical
From the Latin name Urbanus meaning "city dweller". This name is mentioned briefly in one of Paul's epistles in the New Testament. It was subsequently borne by eight popes.
URBANO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Urbanus (see URBAN).
URBONAS m Lithuanian (Rare)
Lithuanian form of Urbanus (see URBAN).
URH m Slovene
Slovene form of ULRICH.
URHO m Finnish
Means "brave" in Finnish.
'URI m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of URI.
URI m Biblical, Biblical Latin, Hebrew
Means "my light" in Hebrew. This is the name of the father of Bezalel in the Old Testament.
URIA m & f Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of URIAH, also used as a feminine name.
URIAH m Biblical
From the Hebrew name אוּרִיָה ('Uriyah) meaning "YAHWEH is my light", from the roots אוּר ('ur) meaning "light, flame" and יָה (yah) referring to the Hebrew God. In the Old Testament this is the name of a Hittite warrior in King David's army, the first husband of Bathsheba. David desired Bathsheba so he placed Uriah in the forefront of battle so he would be killed.
URIAS m Biblical Latin
Latin form of URIAH.
URIASZ m Polish (Rare)
Polish form of URIAH.
URIEL m Biblical, Hebrew
From the Hebrew name אוּרִיאֵל ('Uri'el) meaning "God is my light", from אוּר ('ur) meaning "light, flame" and אֵל ('el) meaning "God". Uriel is an archangel in Hebrew tradition. He is mentioned only in the Apocrypha, for example in the Book of Enoch where he warns Noah of the coming flood.
URIEN m Welsh, Welsh Mythology, Arthurian Romance
Means "privileged birth" from Celtic orbo "privileged" and gen "birth". In Welsh legend and Arthurian romances Urien is a king of Gore and the husband of Morgan le Fay.
URIJAH m Biblical
Form of URIAH used in some English versions of the Old Testament (for a character in the Book of Jeremiah).
'URIYAH m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of URIAH.
'URIY'EL m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of URIEL.
URMAS m Estonian
Possibly from the dialectal Estonian word urm meaning "frost" or "catkin".
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