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DERORmHebrew
Variant transcription of DROR.
DERRYmIrish
Diminutive of DERMOT.
DERYAf & mTurkish
Means "sea, ocean" in Turkish, ultimately from Persian.
DERYNfWelsh
Possibly from Welsh aderyn meaning "bird".
DESTAf & mEastern African, Amharic
Means "joy" in Amharic.
DETTAfEnglish (Rare)
Short form of names that end in detta.
DEVINm & fEnglish, Irish
From a surname, either the Irish surname DEVIN (1) or the English surname DEVIN (2).
DEVONm & fEnglish
Variant of DEVIN. It may also be partly inspired by the name of the county of Devon in England, which got its name from the Dumnonii, a Celtic tribe.
DEWEYmWelsh
Welsh form of DAVID.
DEYANmBulgarian
Bulgarian form of DEJAN.
DEZSŐmHungarian
Hungarian form of Desiderius (see DESIDERIO).
DIÁNAfHungarian
Hungarian form of DIANA.
DIĀNAfLatvian
Latvian form of DIANA.
DIANAfEnglish, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Catalan, German, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Russian, Bulgarian, Lithuanian, Polish, Roman Mythology
Probably derived from an old Indo-European root meaning "heavenly, divine", related to dyeus (see ZEUS). Diana was a Roman goddess of the moon, hunting, forests, and childbirth, often identified with the Greek goddess Artemis.... [more]
DIANEfFrench, English
French form of DIANA, also regularly used in the English-speaking world.
DIANNfEnglish
Variant of DIANE.
DICUNmMedieval English
Medieval diminutive of DICK (1).
DÍDACmCatalan
Catalan form of DIDACUS.
DİDEMfTurkish
Meaning unknown, possibly from Persian دیده (dideh) meaning "eye".
DIEDEmDutch
Short form of DIEDERIK and other names beginning with the same element, originally from Germanic theud meaning "people".
DIEGOmSpanish
Possibly a shortened form of SANTIAGO. In medieval records Diego was Latinized as Didacus, and it has been suggested that it in fact derives from Greek διδαχη (didache) "teaching". Saint Didacus (or Diego) was a 15th-century Franciscan brother based in Alcalá, Spain. Other famous bearers of this name include Mexican muralist Diego Rivera (1886-1957) and Argentine soccer player Diego Maradona (1960-).
DIERKmGerman
Variant of DIRK.
DIGBYmEnglish (Rare)
From a surname which was derived from the name of an English town, itself derived from a combination of Old English dic "dyke, ditch" and Old Norse byr "farm, town".
DIKLAm & fHebrew
Variant transcription of DIKLAH.
DİLANfTurkish
Means "love" in Turkish.
DİLAYfTurkish
Means "beautiful moon" in Turkish.
DİLEKfTurkish
Means "wish, desire" in Turkish.
DILYSfWelsh
Means "genuine" in Welsh.
DIMASmSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of DISMAS.
DINAHfBiblical, Biblical Hebrew, English
Means "judged" in Hebrew. She is the daughter of Jacob and Leah in the Old Testament. It has been used as an English given name since after the Protestant Reformation.
DINISmPortuguese (European)
Portuguese form of DENIS, used mainly in Portugal as opposed to Brazil (where Dênis is more common).
DINIZmPortuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese variant form of DENIS.
DINKOmCroatian
Croatian diminutive of DOMINIC.
DIOGOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of DIEGO. This name was borne by the 15th-century Portuguese explorer Diogo Cão.
DIONE (1)fGreek Mythology
From Greek Διος (Dios) meaning "of ZEUS". By extension, it means "goddess". This was the name of an obscure Greek goddess who, according to some legends, was the mother of Aphrodite.
DIONE (2)fEnglish
Feminine form of DION.
DIPTIfIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada
Means "brightness, light" in Sanskrit.
DISHAfIndian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "region, direction" in Sanskrit.
DITTEfDanish
Danish diminutive of EDITH or DOROTHEA.
DIVNAfSerbian, Macedonian
From Serbian диван (divan) or Macedonian дивен (diven) meaning "wonderful".
DIVYAfIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam
Means "divine, heavenly" in Sanskrit.
DIXIEfEnglish
From the term that refers to the southern United States, used by Daniel D. Emmett in his song Dixie in 1859. The term may be derived from French dix "ten", which was printed on ten-dollar bills issued from a New Orleans bank.
DIXONmEnglish
From an English surname meaning "DICK (1)'s son".
DÎYARf & mKurdish
Means "gift" in Kurdish.
DJUROmSerbian
Variant transcription of ĐURO.
DOBRImBulgarian
Diminutive of DOBROSLAV.
DOCIAfEnglish
Possibly a diminutive of THEODOSIA.
DODIEfEnglish
Diminutive of DOROTHY.
DOINAfRomanian
Means "folk song", from Romanian doină.
DOLLYfEnglish
Diminutive of DOROTHY. Doll and Dolly were used from the 16th century, and the common English word doll (for the plaything) is derived from them. In modern times this name is also sometimes used as a diminutive of DOLORES.
DOLPHmEnglish
Short form of ADOLPH.
DOMENmSlovene
Slovene form of DOMINIC.
DÓNALmIrish
Modern Irish form of Domhnall (see DONALD).
DONALmIrish
Anglicized form of Domhnall (see DONALD).
DONARmGermanic Mythology
Continental Germanic cognate of Þórr (see THOR).
DONÁTmHungarian
Hungarian form of Donatus (see DONATO).
DONATmFrench (Rare), Occitan (Rare), Catalan (Rare), Polish (Rare)
French, Occitan, Catalan and Polish form of Donatus (see DONATO).
DONČOmMacedonian
Diminutive of ANDON.
DONKAfBulgarian
Feminine diminutive of ANDON.
DONNAfEnglish
From Italian donna meaning "lady". It is also used as a feminine form of DONALD.
DONNYmEnglish
Diminutive of DONALD.
DORANmIrish
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Deoráin meaning "descendant of Deoradhán". The name Deoradhán means "exile, wanderer" in Gaelic.
ĐORĐEmSerbian
Serbian form of GEORGE.
DORESfPortuguese, Galician
Portuguese and Galician form of DOLORES.
DORIAfEnglish (Rare)
Possibly a feminine form of DORIAN or an elaboration of DORA.
DORINmRomanian
Romanian, possibly a form of DORIAN or a diminutive of TEODOR.
DORISfEnglish, German, Croatian, Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
From the ancient Greek name Δωρις (Doris) which meant "Dorian woman". The Dorians were a Greek tribe who occupied the Peloponnese starting in the 12th century BC. In Greek mythology Doris was a sea nymph, one of the many children of Oceanus and Tethys. It began to be used as an English name in the 19th century. A famous bearer is the American actress Doris Day (1924-).
DORIT (1)fHebrew
Strictly feminine variant of DOR.
DORIT (2)fDanish
Danish diminutive of DOROTHEA.
DORJIf & mTibetan, Bhutanese
Means "diamond" in Tibetan.
DORKAfHungarian
Diminutive of DOROTTYA.
DORONmHebrew
Derived from Greek δωρον (doron) meaning "gift".
DORTEfDanish
Danish form of DOROTHY.
DORUKmTurkish
Means "mountaintop" in Turkish.
DOSIAfPolish
Diminutive of TEODOZJA or DOROTA.
DOTTYfEnglish
Diminutive of DOROTHY.
DOVIDmYiddish
Yiddish form of DAVID.
DOYLEmIrish
From an Irish surname which was derived from Ó Dubhghaill meaning "descendant of Dubhghall" (see DOUGAL). Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was the author of the Sherlock Holmes mystery stories.
DO-YUNmKorean
From Sino-Korean (do) meaning "path, road, way" and (yun) meaning "allow, consent", as well as other hanja character combinations.
DRACOmAncient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Δρακων (Drakon) which meant "dragon, serpent". This was the name of a 7th-century BC Athenian legislator. This is also the name of a constellation in the northern sky.
DRAGAfSlovene, Croatian, Serbian
Feminine form of DRAGO.
DRAGOmCroatian, Serbian, Slovene, Bulgarian
Derived from the Slavic element dragu meaning "precious". It is also a short form of other Slavic names beginning with that element.
DRAHAfCzech, Slovak
Diminutive of DRAHOMÍRA.
DRAKEmEnglish
From an English surname derived from the Old Norse byname Draki or the Old English byname Draca both meaning "dragon", both via Latin from Greek δρακων (drakon) meaning "dragon, serpent". This name coincides with the unrelated English word drake meaning "male duck".
DRIESmDutch
Short form of ANDRIES.
DRIKAfDutch
Short form of HENDRIKA.
DRITAfAlbanian
From Albanian dritë meaning "light".
DROGOmEnglish (Archaic)
Norman name, possibly derived from Gothic dragen "to carry" or Saxon drog "ghost". Alternatively, it could be from the Slavic element dragu "precious, dear". The Normans introduced this name to England.
DRUSAfAncient Roman
Feminine form of DRUSUS.
DRUSTmAncient Celtic
Pictish name probably derived from Celtic drest meaning "riot" or "tumult". This name was borne by several kings of the Picts, including their last king Drust X, who ruled in the 9th century.
DUANAfEnglish (Rare)
Feminine form of DUANE.
DUANEmEnglish, Irish
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of the Gaelic surname Ó Dubhán meaning "descendant of DUBHÁN".
DUDDAmAnglo-Saxon
Old English byname possibly meaning "round".
DUDELmYiddish
Yiddish diminutive of DAVID.
DULCEfSpanish, Portuguese
Means "sweet" or "candy" in Spanish.
DUNJAfSerbian, Croatian, Slovene
Serbian, Croatian and Slovene form of DUNYA. This also means "quince" in the South Slavic languages, a quince being a type of fruit.
DUNYAfRussian
Diminutive of AVDOTYA.
DƯƠNGmVietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (dương) meaning "male, virile".
DURAImTamil
Means "chief, leader" in Tamil.
ĐURĐAfCroatian
Croatian feminine form of GEORGE.
DURGAf & mHinduism, Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil
Means "unattainable" in Sanskrit. Durga is a Hindu warrior goddess, the fierce, twelve-armed, three-eyed form of the wife of Shiva. She is considered an incarnation of Parvati.
DUŠANmCzech, Serbian, Croatian, Slovak, Slovene, Macedonian
Derived from Slavic dusha meaning "soul, spirit".
DUSTYm & fEnglish
From a nickname originally given to people perceived as being dusty. It is also used a diminutive of DUSTIN. A famous bearer was British singer Dusty Springfield (1939-1999), who acquired her nickname as a child.
DUTCHmEnglish
From a nickname given to Americans of German descent. It is derived from Deutsch, the German word for the German people.
DUYGUm & fTurkish
Means "emotion, sensation" in Turkish.
DWAINmEnglish
Variant of DUANE.
DYLANmWelsh, English, Welsh Mythology
From the Welsh elements dy meaning "great" and llanw meaning "tide, flow". In Welsh mythology Dylan was a god or hero associated with the sea. He was the son of Arianrhod and was accidentally slain by his uncle Govannon.... [more]
DYLISfWelsh
Variant of DILYS.
DYSONmEnglish (Rare)
From an English surname which meant "son of DYE".
ÉABHAfIrish
Irish form of EVE.
EADANfIrish
Modern form of ÉTAÍN.
ÉAMONmIrish
Variant of ÉAMONN. This name was borne by American-born Irish president Éamon de Valera (1882-1975), whose birth name was Edward.
EAMONmIrish
Variant of ÉAMONN.
ÉANNAmIrish
Variant of ÉNNA.
EARLEmEnglish
Variant of EARL.
EAVANfIrish
Anglicized form of AOIBHEANN.
EBELEfWestern African, Igbo
Means "mercy, kindness" in Igbo.
EBONYfEnglish
From the English word ebony for the black wood which comes from the ebony tree. It is ultimately from the Egyptian word hbnj. In America this name is most often used by black parents.
ECRİNfTurkish
Meaning unknown, possibly from an Arabic word meaning "reward".
EDANAfHistory
Latinized form of ÉTAÍN. This was the name of an early Irish saint.
EDDIEm & fEnglish
Diminutive of EDWARD, EDMUND, and other names beginning with Ed.
EDGARmEnglish, French
Derived from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and gar "spear". This was the name of a 10th-century English king, Edgar the Peaceful. The name did not survive long after the Norman conquest, but it was revived in the 18th century, in part due to a character by this name in Sir Walter Scott's novel 'The Bride of Lammermoor' (1819), which tells of the tragic love between Edgar Ravenswood and Lucy Ashton. Famous bearers include author and poet Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), French impressionist painter Edgar Degas (1834-1917), and author Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950).
EDINAfHungarian
Possibly a Hungarian form of a Germanic name.
EDITEfPortuguese
Portuguese form of EDITH.
ÉDITHfFrench
French form of EDITH.
EDITHfEnglish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch
From the Old English name Eadgyð, derived from the elements ead "wealth, fortune" and gyð "war". It was popular among Anglo-Saxon royalty, being borne for example by Saint Eadgyeth;, the daughter of King Edgar the Peaceful. The name remained common after the Norman conquest. It became rare after the 15th century, but was revived in the 19th century.
EDMAOmLimburgish
Limburgish form of EDMUND. Its spelling has been influenced by the French pronunciation of Edmond.
EDMÉEfFrench (Rare)
Feminine form of EDMÉ.
EDRICmEnglish (Rare)
From the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and ric "rule". After the Norman conquest this Old English name was not commonly used. It has occasionally been revived in modern times.
EDSELmVarious
Variant of ETZEL notably borne by Edsel Ford (1893-1943), the son of the American industrialist Henry Ford.
EDVINmSwedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian
Scandinavian, Finnish, Estonian and Hungarian form of EDWIN.
EDWINmEnglish, Dutch
Means "rich friend" from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and wine "friend". This was the name of a 7th-century Northumbrian king, regarded as a saint. After the Norman conquest the name was not popular, but it was eventually revived in the 19th century. A notable bearer was the astronaut Edwin Aldrin (1930-), also known as Buzz, the second man to walk on the moon.
EDYTAfPolish
Polish form of EDITH.
EEFJEfDutch
Diminutive of EEF.
EELISmFinnish
Finnish form of ELIJAH.
EEMILmFinnish
Finnish form of EMIL.
EERIKmFinnish
Finnish form of ERIC.
EFFIE (1)fEnglish
Diminutive of EUPHEMIA.
EFFIE (2)fScottish
Anglicized form of OIGHRIG.
EGILLmAncient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of EGIL.
EHMETmUyghur
Uyghur form of AHMAD.
EHSANm & fPersian
Persian form of IHSAN.
EIDELfYiddish
Means "delicate" in Yiddish.
EIDERfBasque
Feminine form of EDER (2).
EILÍSfIrish
Irish Gaelic form of ELIZABETH (or sometimes of ALICE).
EINARmNorwegian, Icelandic, Swedish, Danish
From the Old Norse name Einarr, derived from the elements ein "one, alone" and arr "warrior". This name shares the same roots as einherjar, the word for the slain warriors in Valhalla.
EINRÍmIrish
Irish form of HENRY.
EIRIKmNorwegian
Norwegian form of Eiríkr (see ERIC).
EITANmHebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of ETHAN.
EJDERmTurkish
Means "dragon" in Turkish, of Persian origin.
EJIROm & fWestern African, Urhobo
Short form of EJIROGHENE or other names containing ejiro "praise".
EKAINmBasque
Means "June (the month)" in Basque.
EKBERmTurkish
Turkish form of AKBAR.
EKENEm & fWestern African, Igbo
Means "praise, thanks" in Igbo.
EKREMmTurkish
Turkish form of AKRAM.
ELAINfWelsh
Means "fawn" in Welsh.
ELÇINmAzerbaijani
Possibly means "ambassador" in Azerbaijani.
ELDADmBiblical
Means "God has loved" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament he is one of the two elders who prophesizes in the Israelite camp.
ELDARmAzerbaijani
From Turkic el meaning "country, society" combined with the Persian suffix دار (dar) meaning "possessor".
ELDONmEnglish
From a surname which was from a place name meaning "Ella's hill" in Old English.
ELENAfItalian, Spanish, Romanian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Slovak, Lithuanian, Russian, Greek, German, Medieval Slavic
Cognate of HELEN, and a variant transcription of Russian YELENA.
ELENEfGeorgian, Sardinian
Georgian and Sardinian form of HELEN.
ELENIfGreek
Modern Greek form of HELEN.
ELERIfWelsh
Meaning unknown. In Welsh legend she was the daughter of the chieftain Brychan.
ELHAMfPersian
Persian form of ILHAM.
ELIÁNmVarious
In the case of Elian Gonzalez it is a combination of ELIZABETH and JUAN (1), the names of his parents.
ELIANm & fDutch
Dutch variant of names beginning with Eli, such as ELIJAH or ELISABETH.
ÉLIÁSmHungarian
Hungarian form of ELIJAH.
ELÍASmSpanish, Icelandic
Spanish and Icelandic form of ELIJAH.
ELIASmPortuguese, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, English, Greek, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Cognate of ELIJAH. This is the form used in the Greek New Testament.
ELIDIfVarious
Meaning unknown, possibly of Greek or Welsh origin. It may have been inspired by the name of the Ηληδα (Ilida) Valley in western Greece.
ELIHUmBiblical, Biblical Hebrew, English (Archaic)
Means "my God is he" in Hebrew. This was the name of several characters in the Old Testament including one of the friends of Job.
ELĪNAfLatvian
Latvian form of HELEN.
ELINAfFinnish, Swedish
Finnish and Swedish form of HELEN.
ELIORmHebrew
Means "my God is my light" in Hebrew.
ELIOTmEnglish
From a surname which was a variant of ELLIOTT. A famous bearer of the surname was T. S. Eliot (1888-1965), an Anglo-American poet and dramatist, the writer of 'The Waste Land'. As a given name, it was borne by the American mob-buster Eliot Ness (1903-1957).
ELIOUmBiblical Greek
Form of ELIJAH used in the Greek Old Testament.
ÉLISEfFrench
French short form of ÉLISABETH.
ELISOfGeorgian
Georgian short form of ELIZABETH.
ELITAfLatvian
Meaning unknown.
ELIUDmBiblical
Greek form of a Hebrew name meaning "God is grandeur". The Gospel of Matthew lists him as an ancestor of Jesus.
ELIZAfEnglish, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Short form of ELIZABETH. It was borne by the character Eliza Doolittle in George Bernard Shaw's play 'Pygmalion' (1913) and the subsequent musical adaptation 'My Fair Lady' (1956).
ELJASmFinnish
Finnish form of ELIJAH.
ELKANmHebrew
Modern variant of ELKANAH.
ELLARmScottish
Anglicized form of EALAIR.
ELLEN (1)fEnglish
Medieval English form of HELEN. This was the usual spelling of the name until the 17th century, when Helen became more common.
ELLEN (2)fDutch
Short form of ELEONORA.
ELLIEfEnglish
Diminutive of ELEANOR, ELLEN (1), and other names beginning with El.
ELLILmSemitic Mythology
Akkadian form of ENLIL.
ELLIS (1)mEnglish
From an English surname which was derived from the given name ELIJAH.
ELLIS (2)mWelsh
Anglicized form of ELISEDD.
ELMARmGerman
Descended from various Germanic names such as Agilmar, which was derived from the elements agil "edge (of a sword), blade" and mari "famous".
ELMASfTurkish
Means "diamond" in Turkish, ultimately from Persian.
ELMERmEnglish
From a surname which was derived from the Old English name ÆÐELMÆR. In the United States it is sometimes given in honour of brothers Jonathan (1745-1817) and Ebenezer Elmer (1752-1843), who were active in early American politics.
ELNURmAzerbaijani
Means "light of the people" in Azerbaijani, ultimately derived from Turkic el "country, society" and Arabic نور (nur) "light".
ELPISfAncient Greek, Greek Mythology
Means "hope" in Greek. In Greek mythology Elpis was the personification of hope. She was the last spirit to remain in the jar after Pandora unleashed the evils that were in it.
ELRICmMedieval English
Middle English form of either of the Old English names ÆLFRIC or ÆÐELRIC. Both were rarely used after the Norman conquest.
ELROYmEnglish
Altered form of LEROY, using the Spanish definite article el as opposed to the French le.
ELSIEfEnglish
Diminutive of ELIZABETH.
ELSJEfDutch
Diminutive of ELISABETH.
ELTONmEnglish
From a surname which was originally from a place name meaning "Ella's town" in Old English. A famous bearer of this name is British musician Elton John (1947-), born Reginald Dwight, who adopted his stage name in honour of his former bandmate Elton Dean (1945-2006).
ELVANf & mTurkish
Means "colours" in Turkish.
ELVARmIcelandic
Icelandic form of ALVAR.
ELVINmEnglish
Variant of ALVIN.
ELVISmEnglish
Meaning unknown. It could possibly be a derivative of ALVIS or ELWIN. More likely, it is from the rare surname Elvis, which is ultimately derived from the given name ELOISE. The name was brought to public attention by the singer Elvis Presley (1935-1977), whose name came from his father's middle name.
ELWINmEnglish
Variant of ALVIN.
ELWYNmEnglish
Variant of ALVIN.
ELYSEfEnglish
Diminutive of ELIZABETH. It was popularized in the early 1980s by a character from the television comedy 'Family Ties'.
EMBLAfNorse Mythology, Icelandic, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Meaning uncertain, perhaps related to Old Norse almr "elm". In Norse mythology Embla and her husband Ask were the first humans. They were created by three of the gods from two trees.
EMEKAmWestern African, Igbo
Means "great deeds" in Igbo. It also functions as a short form of CHUKWUEMEKA.
EMERYm & fEnglish
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, 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.
EMESEfHungarian
Possibly derived from Finno-Ugric eme meaning "mother". In Hungarian legend this was the name of the grandmother of Árpád, founder of the Hungarian state.
EMIELmDutch
Dutch form of Aemilius (see EMIL).
ÉMILEmFrench
French form of Aemilius (see EMIL). This name was borne by French author Émile Zola (1840-1902).
EMĪLSmLatvian
Latvian form of Aemilius (see EMIL).
EMILYfEnglish
English feminine form of Aemilius (see EMIL). In the English-speaking world it was not common until after the German House of Hanover came to the British throne in the 18th century; the princess Amelia Sophia (1711-1786) was commonly known as Emily in English, even though Amelia is an unrelated name.... [more]
EMINAfBosnian
Bosnian form of AMINAH (2).
EMİNEfTurkish
Turkish form of AMINAH (2).
EMIRAfBosnian
Bosnian form of AMIRAH.
EMLYNmWelsh
Probably from the name of an ancient region in Wales, its name meaning "around the valley". It has also been suggested that this name is a Welsh form of Aemilianus (see EMILIANO).
EMMETmEnglish
Variant of EMMETT. It is used in Ireland in honour of the nationalist and rebel Robert Emmet (1778-1803).
EMMIEfEnglish
Diminutive of EMMA or EMILY.
EMORYmEnglish
Variant of EMERY.
EMRYSmWelsh
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 create the character of Merlin, who he called Merlinus Ambrosius or Myrddin Emrys.
ENDERmTurkish
Means "very rare" in Turkish.
ENDRE (1)mHungarian
Possibly a Hungarian form of ANDREW, though it may in fact originate from a pre-Christian source.
ENDRE (2)mNorwegian
Norwegian short form of EINDRIDE.
ENÉASmPortuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of AENEAS.
ENEKOmBasque
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.
ENFYSm & fWelsh
Means "rainbow" in Welsh.
ENGELmGerman (Rare), Ancient Germanic
Originally this was a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element Angil, the name of a Germanic tribe (known in English as the Angles). Since the Middle Ages it has been firmly associated with the German word engel meaning "angel".
ENGİNmTurkish
Means "vast" in Turkish.
ENIKŐfHungarian
Created by the Hungarian poet Mihály Vörösmarty in the 19th century. He based it on the name of the legendary mother of the Hungarian people, Enéh, which may mean "cow" or "deer".
ENISAfBosnian
Bosnian feminine form of ANIS.
ENİSEfTurkish
Turkish feminine form of ANIS.
ENLILmSumerian 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.
ENNIOmItalian
Italian form of the Roman family name Ennius which is of unknown meaning. Quintus Ennius was an early Roman poet.
ENNISmEnglish
From an Irish surname which was derived from Gaelic inis meaning "island".
ENOCHmBiblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From the Hebrew name חֲנוֹך (Chanokh) meaning "dedicated". In Genesis in the Old Testament this is the name of both the son of Cain and the father of Methuselah, who was the supposed author of the apocryphal Books of Enoch.
ENOLAfEnglish
Meaning unknown. This name first appeared in the late 19th century. The aircraft that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima was named 'Enola Gay' after the mother of the pilot.
ENOSHmBiblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "human being" in Hebrew. He was a son of Seth and a grandson of Adam in the genealogies in Genesis in the Old Testament.
ENRICmCatalan
Catalan form of HENRY.
ENSIOmFinnish
Derived from Finnish ensi "first".
ENVERmTurkish, Bosnian
Turkish and Bosnian form of ANWAR.
ÉOWYNfLiterature
Means "horse joy" in Old English. This name was invented by J. R. R. Tolkien who used Old English to represent the Rohirric language. In his novel 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954) Eowyn is the niece of King Theoden of Rohan. She slays the Lord of the Nazgul in the Battle of the Pelennor Fields.
EPONAfCeltic Mythology
Derived from Gaulish epos meaning "horse". This was the name of the Celtic goddess of horses.
ERATOfGreek Mythology
Means "lovely" in Greek. In Greek mythology she was one of the nine Muses, the muse of lyric poetry.
ERCANmTurkish
From Turkish er "brave man" and can "soul, life".
ERDEMmTurkish
Means "virtue" in Turkish.
ERFANmPersian
Persian form of IRFAN.
ERHANmTurkish
From Turkish er "brave man" and han, which is from the title khan meaning "leader".
ÉRICAfPortuguese
Portuguese form of ERICA.
ERICAfEnglish, Swedish, Italian
Feminine form of ERIC. It was first used in the 18th century. It also coincides with the Latin word for "heather".
ERICHmGerman
German form of ERIC. The German novelist Erich Maria Remarque (1898-1970) was the author of 'All Quiet on the Western Front'.
ERICKmEnglish
Variant of ERIC.
ÉRICOmPortuguese
Portuguese form of ERIC.
ERIKAfSwedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Czech, Slovene, Croatian, English, Italian
Feminine form of ERIK. It also coincides with the word for "heather" in some languages.
ERKANmTurkish
From Turkish er "brave man" and kan "blood".
ERKİNmTurkish
Means "free" in Turkish.
ERKINmUyghur
Uyghur form of ERKİN.
ERKKImFinnish
Finnish form of ERIC.
ERLEAfBasque
Means "a bee" in Basque.
ERMESmItalian
Italian form of HERMES.
ERMISmGreek
Modern Greek form of HERMES.
ERNIEmEnglish
Diminutive of ERNEST.
ERNSTmGerman, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
German, Dutch and Scandinavian form of ERNEST.
ERROLmEnglish
From a surname which was originally derived from a Scottish place name. It was popularized as a given name by the Australian actor Errol Flynn (1909-1959).
ERVINmHungarian, Croatian
Hungarian and Croatian form of ERWIN.
ERWANmBreton
Breton form of IVO (1) or YVES.
ERWINmGerman, Dutch, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic name Hariwini, composed of the elements hari "army" and win "friend". It may have merged somewhat with the Germanic name EBURWIN. A notable bearer was Erwin Schrodinger (1887-1961), an Austrian physicist who made contributions to quantum theory.
ERZSIfHungarian
Diminutive of ERZSÉBET.
ESELDfCornish
Cornish form of ISOLDE.
ESFIRfRussian
Russian form of ESTHER.
ESMÉEfEnglish, Dutch
Feminine form of ESMÉ.
ESSIEfEnglish
Diminutive of ESTELLE or ESTHER.